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The Year of Our Lord 1909

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown65.8ResignedPaolo Emio BergamaschiBishop of Troia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
20.1ProfessedTommaso Berutti, S.J. †Member of Society of JesusVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Pengpu [Bengbu], China
18.1ProfessedMario Civelli, P.I.M.E. †Member of Pontifical Institute for Foreign MissionsBishop of Jixian [Weihwei], China
AppointedPietro Cotel, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of Oubangui Chari, Central African Republic
29.9Ordained PriestCarlo Ilario Currea, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusPrefect of Río Magdalena, Colombia
43.5ResignedJosé de Jesús Fernández y BarragánBishop of Zamora, Michoacán, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
51.0ResignedJosé Santiago Irala, O.F.M. †Bishop of Chachapoyas, PeruBishop Emeritus
53.9ResignedWilliam Bernard KellyVicar Apostolic of Kimberley in Western AustraliaBishop of Geraldton, Australia
72.3DiedRoberto Maria Pozo y Martin, S.J. †Bishop of Guayaquil, Ecuador
1 JanBornGuillermo Escobar VélezBishop Emeritus of Antioquía, Colombia
2 Jan59.0AppointedPaulin-Pierre AndrieuCardinal, Archbishop of Bordeaux, France
3 Jan50.8Ordained BishopAlexander MacDonaldBishop of Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaBishop Emeritus
4 JanBornBasil (Herman) Heiser, O.F.M. Conv. †Minister General Emeritus of Order of Friars Minor Conventual
7 Jan70.8AppointedGiulio BoschiBishop of Comacchio, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Ferrara, Italy
56.0AppointedPasquale Morganti, O.Ss.C.A. †Bishop of Cervia, ItalyArchbishop of Ravenna, Italy
BornSalvador Quezada LimónBishop Emeritus of Aguascalientes, México
8 JanBornCharles (Carlo) Maria Cavallera, I.M.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Marsabit, Kenya
49.3SelectedJosé Bento Martins RibeiroBishop of Cochin, India
9 Jan39.9SelectedValentín Ampuero Núñez, C.M. †Bishop of Puno, Peru
10 Jan59.8Ordained BishopOwen Patrick Bernard CorriganTitular Bishop of MacriAuxiliary Bishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
11 JanBornWillem Schoemaker, M.S.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Purwokerto, Indonesia
12 JanBornClément Abdulla Eliane RahalArchbishop of Damas (Syrian), Syria
13 Jan49.0AppointedAdamo BorghiniAuxiliary Bishop of Ferrara, ItalyBishop of San Severino (Marche), Italy
49.0AppointedAdamo BorghiniTitular Bishop of CarpasiaBishop of San Severino (Marche), Italy
14 Jan57.7DiedCarlo Vincenzo RicottaBishop of San Marco e Bisignano, Italy
17 Jan23.7Ordained PriestFrancisco de Aquino Correa, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop of Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil
43.7Ordained BishopManuel San Román y ElenaTitular Bishop of MylasaApostolic Administrator of Calahorra y La Calzada, Spain
18 Jan47.9SucceededThomas Francis HickeyBishop of Rochester, New York, USABishop Emeritus
85.0DiedBernard Joseph John McQuaidBishop of Rochester, New York, USA
20 Jan42.7SelectedJuan José Laguarda y FenolleraBishop of Barcelona, Spain
21 JanBornPaul Bui Chu TaoBishop Emeritus of Phát Diệm, Viet Nam
23 Jan36.2Ordained PriestFrancis Xavier Wang Zepu (Tse-pu)PriestBishop Emeritus of Wanxian [Wanhsien], China
24 Jan48.5Ordained BishopEmmanuel Sagrada (Segrada), P.I.M.E. †Titular Bishop of HirinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Toungoo, Myanmar
25 JanBornSamuel Chauriz, O.A.O.C. †Archbishop of Urmyā {Rezayeh} (Chaldean), Iran
26 Jan74.1DiedSantiago de Zubiría y ManzaneraArchbishop of Durango, México
28 JanBornWilliam Francis Kupfer, M.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Taichung, Taiwan
29 Jan51.6AppointedAugustin Dontenwill, O.M.I. †Titular Archbishop of Ptolemais in PhoeniciaArchbishop Emeritus of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
49.5AppointedJoaquim Silvério de SouzaAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArchbishop of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
49.5AppointedJoaquim Silvério de SouzaTitular Archbishop of AxomisArchbishop of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
49.5ResignedJoaquim Silvério de SouzaBishop of Diamantina, BrazilArchbishop of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
30 JanBornRafael González EstradaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Guatemala
31 Jan24.6Ordained PriestKonštantín BohačevskyjPriest of Lviv (Ukrainian), UkraineArchbishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USA
52.1Ordained BishopLuigi ErminiTitular Bishop of HamathaBishop of Fabriano e Matelica, Italy
1 FebBornIgnacio Arbulú PinedaBishop of Huánuco, Peru
56.1AppointedJohn GrimesCoadjutor Bishop of Syracuse, New York, USABishop
56.1AppointedJohn GrimesTitular Bishop of HimeriaBishop of Syracuse, New York, USA
BornHenri Mondé, S.M.A. †Superior General Emeritus of Society of African Missions
50.9AppointedJohn Baptist PitavalArchbishop of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USAArchbishop Emeritus
2 Feb49.1Ordained BishopAdamo BorghiniTitular Bishop of CarpasiaBishop of San Severino (Marche), Italy
23.1Ordained PriestKazimierz BukrabaPriest of Vilnius, LithuaniaBishop of Pinsk, Belarus
50.0Ordained BishopAlberto José GonçalvesBishop of Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
BornMichel Nguyên Khác NguBishop Emeritus of Long Xuyên, Viet Nam
3 Feb75.4DiedSerafino CretoniCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of (Sacred) Rites
4 FebBornAnthony Columba McFeelyBishop Emeritus of Raphoe, Ireland
5 FebBornAntonio María Michelato Danese, O.S.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Aysén, Chile
6 Feb75.9DiedGiacinto ArcangeliBishop of Asti, Italy
68.5DiedMichele Arcangelo PironeBishop of Nusco, Italy
BornJozef (Joseph Paulinus Amandus) Van Kerckhoven, M.S.C. †Superior General Emeritus of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
7 FebBornDominic Romuald Basil Athaide, O.F.M. Cap. †Archbishop of Agra, India
BornHelder Pessoa CâmaraArchbishop Emeritus of Olinda e Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
8 Feb60.4AppointedSebastiano Martinelli, O.E.S.A. †Cardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of (Sacred) Rites
10 FebBornAloysius Louis Scheerer, O.P. †Bishop of Multan, Pakistan
11 FebBornRaffaele PellecchiaArchbishop of Sorrento, Italy
BornJohannes Franciscus Maria Schutijser, O.F.M. Cap. †Minister General Emeritus of Order of Friars Minor Capuchin
12 Feb54.9InstalledJosé Mora y del RioArchbishop of México, Federal District
13 Feb62.0DiedDavid CamilliBishop of Fiesole, Italy
BornMario Casariego y Acevedo, C.R.S. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Guatemala
48.6AppointedJohn Pius Dowling, O.P. †Archbishop of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
49.2AppointedHyacinthe-Joseph Jalabert, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Senegambia, Senegal
49.2AppointedHyacinthe-Joseph Jalabert, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of SénégalVicar Apostolic of Senegambia, Senegal
49.2AppointedHyacinthe-Joseph Jalabert, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of ThelepteVicar Apostolic of Senegambia, Senegal
44.7AppointedFrederick Franz Linneborn, C.S.C. †Bishop of Dacca, Bangladesh
14 Feb46.1Ordained BishopJames Jordan CarrollBishop of Nueva Segovia, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
25.3Ordained PriestKarol Mieczysław RadońskiPriestBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
15 Feb51.8AppointedPeter Joseph Hurth, C.S.C. †Titular Bishop of EleuthernaBishop Emeritus of Nueva Segovia, Philippines
51.8ResignedPeter Joseph Hurth, C.S.C. †Bishop of Dacca, BangladeshBishop Emeritus of Nueva Segovia, Philippines
19 FebBornAthanasios Cheriyan PolachirakalBishop of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankara), India
21 Feb38.9Ordained BishopAugusto Klinke LeierTitular Bishop of ProconnesusApostolic Administrator of Valdivia, Chile
69.1DiedJean-Louis Vey, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Eastern Siam {Siam Orientale}, Thailand
26 Feb50.3AppointedMatheus de Oliveira XavierArchbishop of Goa, IndiaArchbishop of Goa e Damão, India
50.3AppointedMatheus de Oliveira XavierPatriarch of East Indies, IndiaArchbishop of Goa e Damão, India
56.9AppointedAlexandre PiquemalAuxiliary Bishop of Alger, Algeria
56.9AppointedAlexandre PiquemalTitular Bishop of ThagoraAuxiliary Bishop of Alger, Algeria
75.6DiedBl. Ciriaco María Sancha y HervásCardinal, Patriarch of West Indies, Spain
27 Feb43.7AppointedJules-Joseph Cénez, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Basutoland, LesothoVicar Apostolic Emeritus
43.7AppointedJules-Joseph Cénez, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of Nicopolis in ArmeniaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Basutoland, Lesotho
67.8DiedVictor-Jean-Joseph-Marie van den Branden de ReethAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen, Belgium
28 Feb50.1InstalledAlberto José GonçalvesBishop of Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
58.1AppointedEverhard IlligensAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
58.1AppointedEverhard IlligensTitular Bishop of GermaniciaAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
49.4ConfirmedJosé Bento Martins RibeiroBishop of Cochin, India
2 Mar87.3DiedGiuseppe GelliBishop of Volterra, Italy
3 MarBornMichele Alberto Arduino, S.D.B. †Bishop of Gerace-Locri (-Santa Maria di Polsi), Italy
55.0DiedFlorencio Eduardo Fontecilla SánchezBishop of La Serena, Chile
69.1DiedRichard OwensBishop of Clogher, Ireland
4 Mar34.9SelectedJoão Evangelista de Lima VidalBishop of Angola e Congo, AngolaBishop of Aveiro, Portugal
5 MarBornFélix Ley, O.F.M. Cap. †Apostolic Administrator of Naha, Japan
6 Mar22.9Ordained PriestAntonio Colturato, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Botucatu, Brazil
22.5Ordained PriestRaffaele Angelo Palazzi, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Hengyang [Hengchow], China
BornCirilo Polidoro Van Vlierberghe, O.F.M. †Prelate Emeritus of Illapel, Chile
9 MarBornGerhard J. Legeland, C.SS.R. †Prefect Emeritus of Weetebula, Indonesia
10 MarBornLeonardo José Rodriguez Ballón, O.F.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Arequipa, Peru
11 Mar71.6DiedBernhard Eduard Christen, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Archbishop of Stauropolis
12 MarBornMichael Joseph BegleyBishop Emeritus of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
13 MarBornJohn Shojiro ItoBishop Emeritus of Niigata, Japan
BornAntal JakabBishop Emeritus of Alba Iulia, Romania
15 MarBornLuis Francisco Irizar Salazar, O.C.D. †Vicar Apostolic of Tumaco, Colombia
16 Mar40.0ConfirmedValentín Ampuero Núñez, C.M. †Bishop of Puno, Peru
BornMiguel Garcia FrancoBishop of Mazatlán, Sinaloa, México
36.8AppointedEmilio Juan Francisco Lissón y Chávez, C.M. †Bishop of Chachapoyas, PeruArchbishop Emeritus of Lima, Peru
17 Mar49.6SelectedRudolf HittmairBishop of Linz, Austria
18 Mar53.0AppointedJohn Patrick FarrellyBishop of Cleveland, Ohio, USA
19 MarBornJózef RozwadowskiBishop Emeritus of Łódź, Poland
20 MarBornPaul Leonard Hagarty, O.S.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Nassau, Bahamas, Antilles
22 Mar62.1DiedJosé María García Escudero y UbagoBishop of Osma, Spain
23 MarBornHugo AufderbeckApostolic Administrator of Erfurt-Meiningen, Germany
24 Mar37.7AppointedAuguste-Léopold Huys, M. Afr. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Upper Congo {Congo Superiore}, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
37.7AppointedAuguste-Léopold Huys, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of RusicadeCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Upper Congo {Congo Superiore}, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
25 Mar57.0Ordained BishopAlexandre PiquemalTitular Bishop of ThagoraAuxiliary Bishop of Alger, Algeria
24.6Ordained PriestJuan (Matías) Solá y Farrell, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bluefields, Nicaragua
26 Mar70.0DiedJoseph-Adolphe Gandy, M.E.P. †Archbishop of Pondicherry, India
27 Mar53.4AppointedEvaristo BlancoBishop of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia
76.6DiedWilliam Anthony JohnsonAuxiliary Bishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
24.2Ordained PriestJean Larrart, M.E.P. †Priest of La Société des Missions EtrangèresArchbishop of Guiyang [Kweyang], China
28 Mar58.2Ordained BishopEverhard IlligensTitular Bishop of GermaniciaAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
83.9DiedFederico PizzaArchbishop Emeritus of Manfredonia (e Vieste), Italy
29 MarBornPatrick Joseph Dalton, O.S.A. †Bishop of Yola, Nigeria
30 Mar54.7AppointedLeonard BrindisiArchbishop of Naxos, GreeceArchbishop of Corfù, Zante e Cefalonia, Greece
55.7AppointedAnge-Auguste Faisandier, S.J. †Coadjutor Bishop of Trichinopoly, IndiaBishop Emeritus
55.7AppointedAnge-Auguste Faisandier, S.J. †Titular Bishop of DodonaBishop Emeritus of Trichinopoly, India
31 Mar76.3DiedJosé María Cázares y MartínezBishop of Zamora, Michoacán, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
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