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The Year of Our Lord 1918

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown28.1Ordained PriestNikolay AvtonomovPriestTitular Archbishop of Ratiaria
DiedEmerico Cambier, C.I.C.M. †Prefect of Kasaï Superiore, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
31.8ProfessedPatrick Cleary, S.S.C.M.E. †Member of Missionary Society of St. ColumbanBishop of Nancheng [Nancheng], China
50.4DiedAngelo Maria Ettinger, O.S.B. †Abbot of Santissima Trinità di Cava de’ Tirreni, Italy
DiedGiuseppe Forestier, S.M. †Prefect of Northern Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea
DiedCamisio Teodoro Gellings, SS.CC. †Prefect of Western Kaiser-Wilhelms-Land, Papua New GuineaPrefect Emeritus
BornAlexander Mbuka-NzunduLeverville-SoaBishop of Kikwit, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
61.0DiedEugenio Notz, O. Cist. †Abbot of Wettingen-Mehrerau, Austria
AppointedEdoardo Parry, S.J. †Prefect of Zambese, Zimbabwe
AppointedAdalberto Ottone Rielander, SS.CC. †Prefect of Western Kaiser-Wilhelms-Land, Papua New Guinea
66.0DiedJohannes Baptist Steeneman, C.I.C.M. †Superior of I-li o Kul-Dia, China
DiedRiccardo Sykes, S.J. †Prefect of Zambese, Zimbabwe
BornAtanasij Hryhor Velykyj (Welykyj), O.S.B.M. †Superior General Emeritus of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)
1 JanBornDominic Joseph ConwayLongfordBishop Emeritus of Elphin, Ireland
29.2Ordained PriestAlain-Sébastien Le Breton, S.M.M. †Priest of Missionaries of the Company of MaryBishop Emeritus of Toamasina, Madagascar
2 Jan61.7AppointedPierre-Célestin CézeracCoadjutor Archbishop of Albi, FranceArchbishop of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur), France
61.7AppointedPierre-Célestin CézeracTitular Archbishop of Caesarea in MauretaniaArchbishop of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur), France
4 Jan54.2AppointedEmilio Jiménez PérezApostolic Administrator of Barbastro, Spain
54.2AppointedEmilio Jiménez PérezTitular Bishop of AnthedonApostolic Administrator of Barbastro, Spain
5 Jan84.2DiedJohn Samuel FoleyBishop of Detroit, Michigan, USA
BornDominic Joseph Chwane Khumalo, O.M.I. †MapumuloAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Durban, South Africa
6 Jan43.9Ordained BishopFlaminio Belotti, P.I.M.E. †Titular Bishop of SufetulaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Nanyang [Nanyang], China
36.1Ordained BishopLouis-Christian-Marie de Cooman, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of Tacia MontanaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Thanh Hóa, Viet Nam
20.8ProfessedBenno Walter Gut, O.S.B. †Member of Order of Saint BenedictCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship
BornJosé de Matos Pereira, C.M.F. †TaiúvaBishop of Barretos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
53.6Ordained BishopAntonio María Pueyo de Val, C.M.F. †Bishop of Pasto, Colombia
10 Jan68.2AppointedDenis HallinanBishop of Limerick, Ireland
11 Jan47.9AppointedIgnace Hummel, S.M.A. †Apostolic Administrator of TogoVicar Apostolic of Costa d’Oro {Gold Coast}, Ghana
BornJohn MackeyBray, IrelandBishop Emeritus of Auckland, New Zealand
48.3AppointedCarmelo PatanéArchbishop of Otranto, ItalyArchbishop of Catania, Italy
12 Jan78.7AppointedAngelo Michele JannachinoTitular Bishop of LoriumBishop Emeritus of Telese o Cerreto Sannita, Italy
78.7ResignedAngelo Michele JannachinoBishop of Telese o Cerreto Sannita, ItalyBishop Emeritus
13 Jan81.5DiedAeneas ChisholmBishop of Aberdeen, Scotland, Great Britain
BornBasil (Wasyl) Filevich (Felivich)StryjBishop Emeritus of Saskatoon (Ukrainian), Canada
BornThomas Benjamin FultonSaint CatharinesBishop Emeritus of Saint Catharines, Ontario, Canada
14 Jan67.3ResignedHubert Otto, C.I.C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Northern Kansu {Kansu Settentrionale}, ChinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
15 JanBornEdouard Gagnon, P.S.S. †Port-Daniel, CanadaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Family
82.7DiedMariano Supervía y LostaléBishop of Huesca, Spain
BornSebhat-Leab Worku, S.D.B. †MonoxoitoBishop Emeritus of Adigrat (Ethiopian), Ethiopia
16 JanBornMarcelo González MartínVillanublaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Toledo, Spain
18 JanBornJesús María Coronado Caro, S.D.B. †CiénegaBishop Emeritus of Duitama-Sogamoso, Colombia
BornAdriano Mandarino Hypólito, O.F.M. †AracajúBishop Emeritus of Nova Iguaçu, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
BornSebastian U Shwe YaukDorokhoBishop of Toungoo, Myanmar
78.0DiedGeorge John SmithBishop of Argyll and The Isles, Scotland, Great Britain
19 JanBornJoseph Marie Anthony CordeiroBombay, IndiaCardinal, Archbishop of Karachi, Pakistan
BornJoseph KelantharaPanangadArchbishop of Verapoly, India
21 Jan71.9DiedNicholas Aloysius GallagherBishop of Galveston, Texas, USA
76.7DiedVictor Mihályi de ApsiaArchbishop of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (Romanian), Romania
22 Jan45.7SelectedEmilio Juan Francisco Lissón y Chávez, C.M. †Archbishop of Lima, PeruArchbishop Emeritus
23 Jan83.0DiedLuigi LazzareschiBishop Emeritus of Gubbio, Italy
76.7DiedJames McGolrickBishop of Duluth, Minnesota, USA
25 JanBornWarren Louis BoudreauxBerwickBishop Emeritus of Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana, USA
54.1AppointedJohn William ShawArchbishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
27 Jan59.4Ordained BishopCharles O’SullivanBishop of Kerry (o Ardfert) e Aghadoe, Ireland
28 Jan45.0AppointedBenedito Paulo Alves de SouzaBishop of Espírito Santo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
52.8AppointedJonas de Araújo BatingaBishop of Penedo, Alagoas, Brazil
41.4AppointedJoaquim Mamede da Silva LeiteBishop of Caratinga, Minas Gerais, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop of Campinas, Brazil
AppointedVicente Maria Moreira, O.P. †Bishop of Porto Nacional, Tocatins, BrazilFormer Bishop-Elect
68.0DiedBiagio PisaniTitular Archbishop of Naupactus
29 Jan74.8AppointedAlphonse-Gabriel-Pierre FoucaultArchbishop (Personal Title) of Saint-Dié, FranceBishop
BornGiovanni Décimo Pellegrini, O.F.M. †UzzanoVicar Apostolic of Cuevo, Bolivia
30 Jan45.7AppointedGeorges-François-Xavier-Marie GrenteCardinal, Bishop of Le Mans, France
Feb51.1AppointedAndrew Brennan MeehanBishop of Trenton, New Jersey, USAFormer Bishop-Elect
60.9ResignedCarlo PietropaoliApostolic Delegate to VenezuelaBishop Emeritus of Trivento, Italy
44.9DiedEugen Remigius Schwarz, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of Bettiah, India
1 FebBornIgnacy Marcin TokarczukLubiankiArchbishop Emeritus of Przemyśl, Poland
2 Feb55.2AppointedAmerico BevilacquaTitular Archbishop of ScythopolisBishop Emeritus of Alatri, Italy
54.0AppointedGiovanni FestaTitular Archbishop of TharonaTitular Archbishop of Nicaea
57.4Ordained BishopJean-Joseph-Benoît-Marie MartelBishop of Digne (-Riez-Sisteron), France
65.4AppointedAgostino MiglioreAuxiliary Bishop of Nola, ItalyBishop of Monopoli, Italy
65.4AppointedAgostino MiglioreTitular Bishop of DometiopolisBishop of Monopoli, Italy
41.9Ordained BishopLuca PiergiovanniBishop of Tarquinia e Civitavecchia, Italy
4 FebBornJosé Joaquim RibeiroDegolados, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Díli, Timor-Leste
5 FebBornVincenzo FagioloSegniCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Interpretation of Legislative Texts
6 Feb40.7Ordained BishopJohn Mark GannonTitular Bishop of NilopolisBishop Emeritus of Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
7 Feb53.3Ordained BishopHenri Lécroart, S.J. †Titular Bishop of AnchialusVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Sienhsien [Xianxian], China
8 Feb56.8AppointedDaniel Mary GormanBishop of Boise City, Idaho, USA
57.9AppointedCyrillo de Paula FreitasTitular Bishop of AntipatrisBishop Emeritus of Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
57.9ResignedCyrillo de Paula FreitasBishop of Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
10 FebBornManuel Ferreira CabralSâo Roche de FaialAuxiliary Bishop of Braga, Portugal
30.9Ordained PriestPeter Magoshiro MatsuokaPriestBishop Emeritus of Nagoya, Japan
11 FebBornDanilo Catarzi, S.X. †Lucciano di Quarrata, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Uvira, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
BornDonal Joseph Murray, C.S.Sp. †Limerick, IrelandBishop Emeritus of Makurdi, Nigeria
15 Feb53.9AppointedJoseph-Lucien GirayBishop of Cahors, FranceBishop Emeritus
42.0AppointedHelvécio Gomes de Oliveira, S.D.B. †Bishop of Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul, BrazilArchbishop of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil
16 Feb46.4AppointedFrancesco Marchetti SelvaggianiTitular Archbishop of Seleucia in IsauriaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of Ceremonies
46.4AppointedFrancesco Marchetti SelvaggianiApostolic Internuncio to VenezuelaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of Ceremonies
17 Feb66.0DiedJoão Paulino de Azevedo e CastroBishop of Macau, China
34.9Ordained BishopJoaquín Garcia Benitez, C.I.M. †Bishop of Santa Marta, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus of Medellín, Colombia
48.4Ordained BishopCarmelo PatanéArchbishop of Otranto, ItalyArchbishop of Catania, Italy
18 FebBornMichel Callens, M. Afr. †Paris, FrancePrelate of Tunis, Tunisia
20 Feb50.0AppointedGilberto Fuenzalida GuzmánBishop of Concepción, Chile
BornHenri Légaré, O.M.I. †Willow BunchArchbishop Emeritus of Grouard-McLennan, Alberta, Canada
46.3AppointedLuigi Francesco Pierini, O.F.M. †Bishop of Cochabamba, BoliviaArchbishop of Sucre, Bolivia
49.8AppointedCarlos Silva CotaposBishop of La Serena, ChileBishop Emeritus of Talca, Chile
21 Feb50.8AppointedAntonio José Luis Castro Alvarez, SS.CC. †Bishop of San Carlos de Ancud, ChileBishop Emeritus
BornFranco IlliaJubaniArchbishop of Shkodrë, Albania
22 Feb47.4AppointedMateo Múgica y UrrestarazuBishop of Osma, SpainBishop Emeritus of Vitoria, Spain
23 Feb23.6Ordained PriestAlfredo BontempiPriestTitular Bishop of Palmyra
27.1Ordained PriestDomenico BriziPriestBishop of Osimo e Cingoli, Italy
37.7AppointedGiorgio Giovanni ElliBishop of Squillace, Italy
24.8Ordained PriestFelipe Santiago Hermosa y SarmientoPriest of Cuzco, PeruArchbishop Emeritus of Cuzco, Peru
24.4Ordained PriestBl. Michaël KozalPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
23.1Ordained PriestPaolo MarellaPriest of Roma {Rome}, ItalyCardinal, President Emeritus of the Fabric of St. Peter
23.5Ordained PriestPrimo PrincipiPriestOfficial Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
24 Feb55.6Ordained BishopLuigi FerrettiBishop of Poggio Mirteto, ItalyBishop of Macerata e Tolentino, Italy
BornEdward KisielJundzilloArchbishop Emeritus of Białystok, Poland
25 Feb53.6Ordained BishopWilliam CoddBishop of Ferns, Ireland
48.6Ordained BishopWilliam KeatingeTitular Bishop of MetellopolisVicar Apostolic of Great Britain, Military
45.8ConfirmedEmilio Juan Francisco Lissón y Chávez, C.M. †Archbishop of Lima, PeruArchbishop Emeritus
26 Feb74.8DiedEdmond Francis PrendergastArchbishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
BornCharles Alexander K. SalatkaGrand RapidsArchbishop Emeritus of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
28 FebBornCyriaque Siméon ObambaOghéwaBishop Emeritus of Mouila, Gabon
4 MarBornJosé María Larrauri LafuenteVitoriaBishop Emeritus of Vitoria, Spain
63.6DiedLazzaro Mladenoff, C.M. †Apostolic Exarch Emeritus of Macedonia (Macedonian)
5 Mar65.6DiedDomenico Serafini, O.S.B. †Cardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
6 Mar90.6DiedJean-Baptiste Cazet, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Central Madagascar {Madagascar Centrale}, Madagascar
8 Mar43.4InstalledClaudio María Volio y JiménezBishop of Santa Rosa de Copán, HondurasBishop Emeritus
BornFernando Vargas Ruiz de Somocurcio, S.J. †ArequipaArchbishop Emeritus of Arequipa, Peru
10 Mar68.3Ordained BishopDenis HallinanBishop of Limerick, Ireland
54.5AppointedDaniel Hermida OrtegaBishop of Cuenca, Ecuador
65.5Ordained BishopAgostino MiglioreTitular Bishop of DometiopolisBishop of Monopoli, Italy
23.5Ordained PriestLuis Pérez Hernández, C.I.M. †Priest of Congregation of Jesus and MaryBishop of Cúcuta, Colombia
11 Mar36.0AppointedGiuseppe Ramiro Marcone, O.S.B. †Abbot of Montevergine, Italy
12 Mar61.8AppointedOreste GiorgiCardinal, Major Penitentiary of the Apostolic Penitentiary
BornJoseph Gregory VathNew OrleansBishop of Birmingham, Alabama, USA
63.5AppointedWillem Marinus van Rossum, C.SS.R. †Cardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
13 Mar68.0DiedGiovanni del Papa, O.S.B. †Abbot of San Paolo fuori le Mura, Italy
51.0AppointedWilliam HaydenBishop of Wilcannia-Forbes, AustraliaArchbishop of Hobart, Australia
BornBernard Henri René JacquelineSaint-Lô, FranceApostolic Pro-Nuncio Emeritus to Morocco
14 Mar53.5AppointedJan Pacificus Bos, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic of Dutch Borneo {Borneo Olandese}, IndonesiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
48.4AppointedJoseph Wilfred DwyerBishop of Wagga Wagga, Australia
59.4AppointedDomenico LancellottiBishop of Conversano, Italy
15 MarBornNivaldo MonteNatalArchbishop Emeritus of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
16 Mar76.3DiedJohn HealyArchbishop of Tuam, Ireland
24.0Ordained PriestFrancisco Javier Santos Santiago, I.E.M.E. †Priest of Instituto Español de San Francisco Javier para Misiones ExtranjerasVicar Apostolic of San Jorge, Colombia
17 Mar79.1DiedEmilio Maria MiniatiBishop Emeritus of Massa Carrara, Italy
18 Mar53.5AppointedJan Pacificus Bos, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of CapitoliasVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Dutch Borneo {Borneo Olandese}, Indonesia
25.3Professed (Perpetual Vows)Vitus Bouma, SS.CC. †Member of Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and MaryPrefect of Banka e Biliton, Indonesia
61.9SucceededPierre-Célestin CézeracArchbishop of Albi, FranceArchbishop of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur), France
75.5DiedEudoxe-Irénée-Edouard MignotArchbishop of Albi, France
19 Mar44.1Ordained BishopFrancesco CammarotaBishop of Capaccio e Vallo della Lucania, Italy
BornCipriano Biyehima KihangireHoimaBishop Emeritus of Gulu, Uganda
20 Mar58.2AppointedCharles Joseph O’ReillyBishop of Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
21 MarBornTomás Angel Romero Gross, O.P. †QuitoVicar Apostolic of Puyo, Ecuador
24 Mar71.8DiedJoseph Weber, C. R. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Lviv, Ukraine
25 Mar25.1Ordained PriestCasimiro LladocPriestBishop of Bacolod, Philippines
26 MarBornAndré Lesouëf, M.E.P. †Redon, FrancePrefect Emeritus of Kompong-Cham, Cambodia
29 MarBornJosé de la Soledad Torres y CastañedaRio GrandeBishop of Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, México
30 Mar58.0DiedCosimo AgostinoBishop of Ariano, Italy
24.4Ordained PriestLuigi Carlo BorromeoPriestBishop of Pesaro, Italy
34.1Ordained PriestWilliam Theodore HeardPriest of Southwark, England, Great BritainCardinal, Dean Emeritus of the Roman Rota
BornGerald Francis O’KeefeSt. PaulBishop Emeritus of Davenport, Iowa, USA
23.1Ordained PriestFrancesco OrlandoPriestBishop of San Severo, Italy
26.4Ordained PriestEdoardo TonnaPriest of Izmir (Smirne), TurkeyBishop Emeritus
31 Mar46.0AppointedJoseph-Fructueux Bourgain, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Kienchang, ChinaVicar Apostolic of Ningyüanfu, China
46.0AppointedJoseph-Fructueux Bourgain, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of ArchelaïsVicar Apostolic of Ningyüanfu, China
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