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Archbishop William Patrick Whelan, O.M.I. †

Deceased

Archbishop of Bloemfontein


Events

DateAgeEventTitle
29 Apr 1907BornWakkerstroom
21 Jun 193124.1Ordained PriestPriest of Oblates of Mary Immaculate
11 Mar 194840.9AppointedCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Johannesburg, South Africa
11 Mar 194840.9AppointedTitular Bishop of Legia
27 May 194841.1Ordained BishopTitular Bishop of Legia
25 Nov 195043.6SucceededVicar Apostolic of Johannesburg, South Africa
11 Jan 195143.7AppointedBishop of Johannesburg, South Africa
18 Jul 195447.2AppointedArchbishop of Bloemfontein, South Africa
10 Feb 196658.8DiedArchbishop of Bloemfontein, South Africa

MicroData Summary for William Patrick Whelan:
Archbishop William Patrick Whelan O.M.I. (born , died ) Archbishop of Bloemfontein

  • a priest for 34.6 years
  • a bishop for 17.7 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

Source(s):
  • c2+: CB
  • b/c2+: Revue des Ordinations Épiscopales, Issue 1948, Number 53

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