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The Year of Our Lord 1916

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown23.2ProfessedAntonio María (Alfredo) Barbieri, O.F.M. Cap. †Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Montevideo, Uruguay
39.0ResignedHenri BardouPrefect of Ghardaïa nel Sahara, AlgeriaPrefect Emeritus
BornMatthias A. ChimoleNakhwalaBishop Emeritus of Lilongwe, Malawi
DiedGiacomo Cluts, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of Sumatra, Indonesia
20.0ProfessedPhilip Côté, S.J. †Member of Society of JesusBishop of Xuzhou [Süchow], China
AppointedLouis DavidPrefect of Ghardaïa, Algeria
AppointedLiberato da Exel, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of Sumatra, Indonesia
52.6AppointedJules Girard, S.M.A. †Apostolic Administrator of Delta del Nilo, EgyptVicar Apostolic
14.6ProfessedSecondino Petronio Lacchio, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorArchbishop of Changsha [Changsha], China
AppointedGiuseppe Oster, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of Iles Saint-Pierre et Miquelon
19.2ProfessedQuintinus Pessers, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorPrefect of Xinjiang [Kiangchow], China
ResignedLuis Héctor SalaberryApostolic Administrator of Magallanes, ChileApostolic Administrator Emeritus
57.7AppointedRaffaele Scapinelli di LeguignoOfficial of the Roman Curia - OtherCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation of the Affairs of Religious
17.5ProfessedCharles Joseph van Melckebeke, C.I.C.M. †Member of Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of MaryBishop of Yinchuan [Ningsia], China
Jan46.6AppointedEmilio Larquère, C.M. †Prefect of Arauca, ColombiaPrefect of Tierradentro, Colombia
1 Jan56.7AppointedPellegrino Francesco Stagni, O.S.M. †Titular Archbishop of AncyraArchbishop Emeritus of L’Aquila, Italy
56.7ResignedPellegrino Francesco Stagni, O.S.M. †Archbishop of L’Aquila, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
3 Jan59.2DiedThomas Francis DoranAuxiliary Bishop of Providence, Rhode Island, USA
45.4AppointedThomas DunnBishop of Nottingham, England, Great Britain
53.2AppointedValentín de la Asunción (Manuel) Zubizarreta y Unamunsaga, O.C.D. †Apostolic Administrator of Cienfuegos, CubaArchbishop of Santiago de Cuba
6 Jan24.2Ordained PriestJob Chen Chi-ming (Ki-meng), C.M. †Priest of Congregation of the MissionBishop of Zhengding [Chengting], China
22.3Ordained PriestFrancisco Panal Ramírez, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop Emeritus of La Vega, Dominican Republic
7 JanBornLeo Joseph BrustSt. FrancisAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
8 Jan70.7DiedRichard ScannellBishop of Omaha, Nebraska, USA
9 Jan39.9Ordained BishopPlacide ColliardBishop of Lausanne et Genève, Switzerland
46.9Ordained BishopAmédée Marie Léon Crooy (Crooij)Bishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
BornPietro FiordelliCittà di CastelloBishop Emeritus of Prato, Italy
10 Jan75.1DiedCyrille VIII GehaPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), Syria
11 JanBornMetodi Dimitrov Stratiev, A.A. †Srem-JambolApostolic Exarch Emeritus of Sofia (Bulgarian), Bulgaria
12 JanBornChristophe AdimouCanaArchbishop Emeritus of Cotonou, Benin
75.7ResignedNicola Giuseppe (Nicolae Iosif) Camilli, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Iaşi, Romania
41.1AppointedIgnace-Marie Le RuzicBishop of Les Cayes, HaïtiBishop Emeritus
13 Jan50.0DiedVasile HossuBishop of Gherla, Armenopoli, Szamos-Ujvár (Romanian), Romania
14 JanBornAlbino MensaVilla AliciaArchbishop Emeritus of Vercelli, Italy
15 Jan23.9Ordained PriestEmmet Michael WalshPriest of Savannah, Georgia, USABishop of Youngstown, Ohio, USA
16 Jan38.9Ordained BishopBl. Manuel González y GarcíaTitular Bishop of Olympus (Olimpus)Bishop of Palencia, Spain
41.2Ordained BishopTeodoro Gordaliza y Sánchez, O.P. †Titular Bishop of AbderaVicar Apostolic of Bac Ninh, Viet Nam
44.9Ordained BishopTranquillo GuarneriBishop of Rieti, ItalyBishop of Acquapendente, Italy
54.3Ordained BishopCarlo Dalmazio MinorettiBishop of Crema, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Genova, Italy
17 Jan76.0DiedVito Antonio FioniBishop Emeritus of Larino, Italy
83.1DiedDomenico Maria ValensiseBishop Emeritus of Nicastro, Italy
18 Jan80.6DiedGiuseppe CamassaBishop Emeritus of Melfi e Rapolla, Italy
52.6SelectedLev Skrbenský z HřištěArchbishop of Olomouc, Czech RepublicCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
19 Jan65.8DiedPasquale GiamgianBishop of Bursa (Bostra, Prusa) (Armenian), Turkey
BornLouis-Paul-Armand SimonneauxServon-sur-VilaineBishop Emeritus of Versailles, France
54.6AppointedAntonio Aurelio Torres y Sanz, O.C.D. †Titular Bishop of AugileBishop Emeritus of Cienfuegos, Cuba
54.6ResignedAntonio Aurelio Torres y Sanz, O.C.D. †Bishop of Cienfuegos, CubaBishop Emeritus
23 Jan24.5Ordained PriestJohn Roderick MacDonaldPriest of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, CanadaBishop
54.0Ordained BishopLouis Van Dyck, C.I.C.M. †Titular Bishop of Abbir MaiusVicar Apostolic of Suiyüan [Hohot], China
24 Jan33.4AppointedJosé Tupinambá da FrotaBishop of Sobral, Ceara, Brazil
35.4AppointedGiovanni Battista PinardiAuxiliary Bishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
35.4AppointedGiovanni Battista PinardiTitular Bishop of EudoxiasAuxiliary Bishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
25 Jan66.3Ordained BishopFerdinand BrossartBishop of Covington, Kentucky, USABishop Emeritus
77.6DiedDionisio NicolosiBishop of Chios (Scio), Greece
70.6DiedRaniero SarnariBishop of Macerata e Tolentino, Italy
BornRaymond James VoneshChicagoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Joliet in Illinois, USA
27 Jan39.8AppointedDionisio AvilaBishop of La Paz, Bolivia
42.3AppointedManuel Prat Pujoldevall, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Amoy, ChinaBishop of Xiamen [Hsiamen, Amoy], China
42.3AppointedManuel Prat Pujoldevall, O.P. †Titular Bishop of MactarisBishop of Xiamen [Hsiamen, Amoy], China
63.5AppointedDomenico Serafini, O.S.B. †Prefect of the Congregation of the Affairs of ReligiousCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
28 Jan45.6AppointedJacques-Victor-Marius Rouchouse, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Northwestern Szechwan {Se-Ciuen Settentrionale-Occidentale}, ChinaBishop of Chengdu [Chengtu], China
45.6AppointedJacques-Victor-Marius Rouchouse, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of AegeaeBishop of Chengdu [Chengtu], China
29 Jan52.7AppointedBernard Hackett, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Waterford and Lismore, Ireland
53.5AppointedJohn Jeremiah LawlerBishop of Lead, South Dakota, USABishop of Rapid City, South Dakota, USA
30 Jan39.7Ordained BishopJosé Lopes Leite de FariaBishop of Bragança e Miranda, Portugal
31 JanBornEnrique Alvear UrrutiaCauquenesBishop Emeritus of San Felipe, Chile
51.7AppointedEmilio BongiorniAuxiliary Bishop of Brescia, Italy
51.7AppointedEmilio BongiorniTitular Bishop of SasimaAuxiliary Bishop of Brescia, Italy
BornJosé Miguel MedinaBuenos AiresBishop Emeritus of Jujuy, Argentina
53.0AppointedEdward MulhernBishop of Dromore, Ireland
BornLeo Tigga, S.J. †PaikparaBishop of Raiganj, India
1 FebBornBenedict Varghese Gregorios Thangalathil, O.I.C. †KalloopparaArchbishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankarese), India
2 Feb58.3Ordained BishopMaurice LandrieuxBishop of Dijon, France
74.2AppointedJosé María Martínez y CabañasArchbishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
41.3AppointedClaudio María Volio y JiménezBishop of Santa Rosa de Copán, HondurasBishop Emeritus
3 FebBornJules-Louis-Paul HarléWirvignesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Arras (-Boulogne-Saint-Omer), France
BornLuis María Blas Maestu Ojanguren, O.F.M. †Espronceda, SpainVicar Apostolic of San Ramón, Peru
BornJean MargéotQuatre-BornesCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Port-Louis, Mauritius
6 Feb70.3DiedMichele Cardella, C.P. †Bishop of Sovana e Pitigliano, Italy
7 Feb53.4AppointedJames Romanus Bilsborrow, O.S.B. †Archbishop of Cardiff, Wales, Great BritainArchbishop Emeritus
52.2AppointedAntônio Augusto de AssisBishop of Guaxupé, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
BornEverardo López AlcocerTototlànBishop of Autlán, Jalisco, México
69.4DiedJosé Torras y BagesBishop of Vic, Spain
10 FebBornWalter Arthur Coggin, O.S.B. †RichmondAbbot Emeritus of Belmont-Mary Help of Christians, North Carolina, USA
BornCharles-Auguste-Marie PatyPipriacBishop Emeritus of Luçon, France
11 FebBornRobert Ratna BamrungtrakulBangkokBishop Emeritus of Chiang Mai, Thailand
12 Feb69.2DiedJean-Baptiste DesantiBishop of Ajaccio, France
BornDamián Iguacén BorauFuencalderasBishop Emeritus of San Cristóbal de La Laguna o Tenerife, Spain
24.7Ordained PriestBernard Francis Meyer (Mayer), M.M. †Priest of Catholic Foreign Mission Society of AmericaPrefect Emeritus of Wuchow [Wuzhou], China
14 Feb34.5AppointedOctávio Augusto Chagas de MirandaBishop of Pouso Alegre, Brazil
BornJesús Emilio Jaramillo Monsalve, M.X.Y. †Santo Domingo (Antioquia)Bishop of Arauca, Colombia
53.3ResignedAuguste-Jean-Gabriel Maurice, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Central Shensi/Chensi {Scen-Si Centrale}, ChinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
15 Feb64.7DiedPeter GöblAuxiliary Bishop of Augsburg, Germany
19 Feb70.1DiedJohn Walter ShanahanBishop of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
20 Feb46.4Ordained BishopMartin KheberichTitular Bishop of SabrataAuxiliary Bishop of Spiš, Slovakia
22 Feb56.5Ordained BishopChristophe-Louis LégasseBishop of Oran, AlgeriaBishop of Périgueux (-Sarlat), France
24 FebBornMichael Joseph DudickSaint ClairBishop Emeritus of Passaic (Ruthenian), New Jersey, USA
25 Feb45.6Ordained BishopThomas DunnBishop of Nottingham, England, Great Britain
BornManuel Lisboa de OliveiraMonte Alegre da BahíaBishop Emeritus of Nazaré, Pernambuco, Brazil
26 Feb73.4AppointedDiomede Angelo Raffaele Gennaro Falconio, O.F.M. †Cardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Affairs of Religious
81.9ResignedGirolamo Maria Gotti, O.C.D. †Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the FaithCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
63.6AppointedDomenico Serafini, O.S.B. †Pro-Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the FaithCardinal, Prefect
27 Feb52.0Ordained BishopMatthew Joseph BrodieBishop of Christchurch, New Zealand
28 FebBornEugène Klein, M.S.C. †Avenheim, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Nouméa, New Caledonia, Pacific (Oceania)
1 MarBornKazimierz Jan MajdańskiMalgówBishop Emeritus of Szczecin-Kamień, Poland
51.9AppointedReinaldo Muñoz OlaveVicar General of Chillán, ChileVicar General Emeritus
2 MarBornGlennon Patrick FlavinSt. Louis, MOBishop Emeritus of Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
3 Mar79.3DiedEduard Herrmann (Hermann)Auxiliary Bishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
67.3DiedValeriano Menéndez y CondeArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
45.4AppointedJohann Baptist SprollAuxiliary Bishop of Rottenburg, GermanyBishop
45.4AppointedJohann Baptist SprollTitular Bishop of HalmirosBishop of Rottenburg, Germany
4 MarBornJosé Fernandes VelosoSão ManoelBishop Emeritus of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
5 Mar27.1Ordained PriestGiuseppe BeltramiPriest of Fossano, ItalyCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Netherlands
BornGabriele (Ezio) Marinucci, O.A.D. †GiulianovaPrior General Emeritus of Agostiniani Scalzi
35.6Ordained BishopGiovanni Battista PinardiTitular Bishop of EudoxiasAuxiliary Bishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
9 MarBornHenry Lancelot Paxton Hallett, C.SS.R. †PietermaritzburgBishop of Rustenburg, South Africa
11 MarBornJoseph Lloyd HoganLima, NYBishop Emeritus of Rochester, New York, USA
13 Mar59.5AppointedLouis-Ernest DuboisArchbishop of Rouen, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
14 Mar60.7DiedBernardo Giuseppe Doebbing, O.F.M. †Bishop of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
25.3Ordained PriestRamón Sanahuja y MarcéPriestBishop Emeritus of Cartagena (en España)
35.3AppointedPedro Segura y SáenzAuxiliary Bishop of Valladolid, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
35.3AppointedPedro Segura y SáenzTitular Bishop of ApolloniaCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
18 Mar22.6Ordained PriestCarlo ConfalonieriPriest of Milano {Milan}, ItalyCardinal, Dean of the College of Cardinals
25.4Ordained PriestAlfredo OttavianiPriest of Roma {Rome}, ItalyCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
25.1Ordained PriestPietro ParentePriest of Napoli {Naples}, ItalyCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
26.1Ordained PriestGaétan Pasotti, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoVicar Apostolic of Rajaburi, Thailand
19 Mar82.0DiedGirolamo Maria Gotti, O.C.D. †Cardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
52.8Ordained BishopBernard Hackett, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Waterford and Lismore, Ireland
20 Mar51.9Ordained BishopEmilio BongiorniTitular Bishop of SasimaAuxiliary Bishop of Brescia, Italy
62.5DiedThomas Francis BrennanAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Saint John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
BornRubén Isaza RestrepoSalaminaArchbishop Emeritus of Cartagena, Colombia
22 Mar81.6DiedGiacomo MerizziBishop Emeritus of Vigevano, Italy
23 Mar49.5DiedFernando de Souza Monteiro, C.M. †Bishop of Espírito Santo, Brazil
24 MarBornEusebio Septimio Mari, O.F.M. Cap. †TresaccoVicar Apostolic of Riohacha, Colombia
50.2DiedSoter Stephen Ortynsky de Labetz, O.S.B.M. †Bishop of United States of America (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania
63.6AppointedDomenico Serafini, O.S.B. †Cardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
25 Mar BornEugène Moke MotsüriMongobeleAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
BornHeinrich PachowiakWilhelmsburgAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Hildesheim, Germany
52.4InstalledQuintino Rodrigues de Oliveira e SilvaBishop of Crato, Ceara, Brazil
BornJosef StimpfleMaihingenBishop Emeritus of Augsburg, Germany
27 Mar63.3DiedSaturnino de La Torre Merino, O.S.A. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Northern Hunan {Hu-Nan Settentrionale}, China
BornIzidor István MarosiUjkécskeBishop Emeritus of Vác, Hungary
61.8AppointedLeonidas MedinaAuxiliary Bishop of Bogotá, ColombiaBishop Emeritus of Socorro y San Gil, Colombia
61.8AppointedLeonidas MedinaTitular Bishop of CamachusBishop Emeritus of Socorro y San Gil, Colombia
28 MarBornGyörgy PókaKerkaszentmiklósAuxiliary Bishop of Szombathely, Hungary
47.1AppointedNicola Rotoli, O.F.M. †Bishop of Isernia e Venafro, Italy
29 MarBornVito Nicola CavannaMasioBishop of Asti, Italy
71.3DiedVincenzo FranceschiniBishop of Fano, Italy
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