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The Year of Our Lord 1920

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January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown16.9ProfessedFrançois-Nestor Adam, C.R.B. †Member of Canons Regular of the Hospitaller Congregation of Great Saint BernardBishop Emeritus of Sion {Sitten}, Switzerland
20.8ProfessedLorenzo Bianchi, P.I.M.E. †Member of Pontifical Institute for Foreign MissionsBishop Emeritus of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
18.2ProfessedRené-Désiré-Romain Boisguérin, M.E.P. †Member of La Société des Missions EtrangèresBishop Emeritus of Yibin [Suifu], China
28.1ProfessedAndrzej Cikoto, M.I.C. †Member of Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin MaryApostolic Exarch of Harbin [Harbin] (Russian), China
ResignedAntónio Emidio CorrêaBishop-Elect of Guaxupé, Minas Gerais, BrazilFormer Bishop-Elect
21.5ProfessedDominic Desperben, SS.CC. †Member of Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and MaryPrefect of Hainan [Hainan], China
46.0AppointedAdalbero Joseph (Michael) Fleischer, C.M.M. †Superior General of Congregation of Mariannhill MissionariesVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Mariannhill, South Africa
BornJean-Baptiste GahamanyiKaduhaBishop Emeritus of Butare, Rwanda
18.2ProfessedJan Herrijgers, C.M. †Member of Congregation of the MissionApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Yongping [Yüngping], China
61.0AppointedFlavien Cyrille Kfoury (Khoury)Titular Archbishop of Palmyra dei Greco-MelkitiArchbishop Emeritus of Homs (-Hama-Jabrud) (Melkite Greek), Syria
61.0ResignedFlavien Cyrille Kfoury (Khoury)Archbishop of Homs (-Hama-Jabrud) (Melkite Greek), SyriaArchbishop Emeritus
14.7ProfessedIsidor Hermengild Hintringer (da Losenstein), O.F.M. Cap. †Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinPrefect Emeritus of Jiamusi [Kiamusze], China
BornBernard MabulaBugodaBishop Emeritus of Singida, Tanzania
23.4ProfessedJean-Baptiste MagentiesMemberPrefect Emeritus of Tali [Dali], China
22.3Ordained PriestFernand Martin, M. Afr. †Priest of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)Prefect Emeritus of Fort Jameson, Zambia
20.7ProfessedThomas Megan, S.V.D. †Member of Society of the Divine WordPrefect Emeritus of Xinxiang [Sinsiang], China
AppointedZacarías Muñoz HenríquezVicar General of Chillán, Chile
BornAdrian Mung’anduKasisiArchbishop Emeritus of Lusaka, Zambia
55.8ResignedReinaldo Muñoz OlaveVicar General of Chillán, ChileVicar General Emeritus
88.7DiedJózsef NémethAuxiliary Bishop of Csanád, Hungary
BornDenis NgandeBabouantouBishop of Bafoussam, Cameroon
50.0ResignedHendrik Nollen, M.S.C. †Prefect of Nuova Guinea Olandese, IndonesiaPrefect Emeritus
24.1ProfessedAugustin Olbert, S.V.D. †Member of Society of the Divine WordBishop of Qingdao [Tsingtao], China
70.4DiedArsenio Pellegrini, O.S.B.I. †Abbot of Santa Maria di Grottaferrata (Italo-Albanese), Italy
15.3ProfessedArturo Quintanilla Manzanares del Rosario, O.A.R. †Member of Order of Augustinian RecollectsBishop of Shangqiu [Kweiteh], China
58.0ResignedAngelo Giacinto Scapardini, O.P. †Apostolic Nuncio to BrazilBishop of Vigevano, Italy
1 Jan25.5Ordained PriestJaime de Barros CâmaraPriest of Florianópolis (Santa Caterina), BrazilCardinal, Archbishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
35.3Ordained PriestJosé de la Cruz Turcios y Barahona, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop Emeritus of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
4 Jan41.7InstalledSt. Raphael Guizar ValenciaBishop of Veracruz-Jalapa, México
5 Jan54.0AppointedAlberto Vassallo di TorregrossaApostolic Internuncio to ParaguayApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Germany
6 JanBornGiovanni D’AscenziValentanoBishop Emeritus of Arezzo-Cortona-Sansepolcro, Italy
BornJohn Edgar McCaffertyNew YorkAuxiliary Bishop of Rochester, New York, USA
68.8DiedRamón Peris MenchetaBishop of Coria, Spain
7 JanBornPaul Edward Waldschmidt, C.S.C. †EvansvilleAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Portland in Oregon, USA
8 JanBornJean Louis Joseph DardelToulouseBishop Emeritus of Clermont, France
9 Jan44.1AppointedJustí Guitart y VilardebóBishop of Urgell, Spain
BornDomingos de Pinho BrandãoRossasAuxiliary Bishop of Porto, Portugal
10 JanBornMiguel Angel Araújo IglesiasPaderrubiaBishop Emeritus of Mondoñedo-Ferrol, Spain
BornDonaldo Chávez NúñezManaguaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Managua, Nicaragua
11 Jan49.1Ordained BishopPróspero Maria Gustavo Bernardi, O.S.M. †Titular Bishop of PaltusPrelate of São Peregrino Laziosi no Alto Acre e Alto Purus, Brazil
12 Jan60.2DiedHyacinthe-Joseph Jalabert, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Senegambia, Senegal
14 JanBornFelix Sanchez ZafraClarinBishop Emeritus of Tagbilaran, Philippines
15 JanBornJohn Joseph O’ConnorPhiladelphia, PACardinal, Archbishop of New York, New York, USA
16 JanBornStéphanos II (Andraos) Ghattas, C.M. †Cheikh Zein-el-DineCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt
BornVasco SéirécovPlovdivBishop of Nicopoli, Bulgaria
17 JanBornDaniele FerrariComun Nuovo BergamoBishop Emeritus of Chiavari, Italy
55.8AppointedGiuseppe Maria LeoArchbishop of Trani e Barletta (e Nazareth e Bisceglie), Italy
18 JanBornRené AudetMontréalBishop Emeritus of Joliette, Québec, Canada
50.7ResignedCarlo Gregorio Maria Grasso, O.S.B. †Apostolic Administrator of Nusco, ItalyArchbishop of Salerno (-Acerno), Italy
47.0Ordained BishopPasquale MoresBishop of Nusco, ItalyBishop Emeritus
19 Jan78.8DiedThomas Francis BarryBishop of Chatham, New Brunswick, Canada
21 Jan63.0DiedBernard Nicholas WardBishop of Brentwood, England, Great Britain
22 JanBornMauricio Eugenio Magliano, S.D.B. †San IsidroBishop of Río Gallegos, Argentina
23 Jan71.5DiedJoseph Melchisedechian [Melkisedekian]Bishop of Erzerum (Garin) (Armenian)
24 JanBornJosé Antonio Infantes FloridoAlmadén de la PlataBishop Emeritus of Córdoba, Spain
25 Jan56.1Ordained BishopCarloto Fernandes da Silva TávoraBishop of Caratinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
47.0Ordained BishopVasile (Basile) SuciuArchbishop of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (Romanian), Romania
BornPaulo José TavaresRabo de PeixeBishop of Macau, China
26 Jan77.3DiedGiacomo (Alexander) Ghezzi, O.F.M. †Bishop of Civita Castellana, Orte e Gallese, Italy
80.7DiedAngelo Michele JannachinoBishop Emeritus of Telese o Cerreto Sannita, Italy
77.0RetiredGiovanni Antonio Zucchetti, O.F.M. Cap. †Archbishop of Izmir (Smirne), TurkeyArchbishop Emeritus
27 Jan59.9AppointedJohn Joseph McCortCoadjutor Bishop of Altoona, Pennsylvania, USABishop
BornJuan Félix Pepén y SolimanHigüeyBishop Emeritus of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey, Dominican Republic
29 JanBornAlphonse Chantoux, C.SS.R. †Rennes, FrancePrefect Emeritus of Fada N’Gourma, Burkina Faso
31 JanBornPedro Bantigue y NatividadHagonoyBishop Emeritus of San Pablo, Philippines
75.6DiedLaureano Vérez de Acevedo, S.J. †Titular Bishop of Nyssa
1 Feb56.3DiedJoão Batista Corrêa Nery (Neri)Bishop of Campinas, Brazil
2 Feb23.4Ordained PriestThomas Quinlan, S.S.C.M.E. †Priest of Missionary Society of St. ColumbanBishop Emeritus of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)
24.5Ordained PriestAlexandre-Auguste-Laurent-Marie Roy, M. Afr. †Priest of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bangueolo, Zambia
3 FebBornJoseph Alain Leroy, O.F.M. †Herbeumont, BelgiumBishop Emeritus of Kilwa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
4 FebBornJohn Jobst, S.A.C. †Frankenburg, GermanyBishop Emeritus of Broome, Australia
BornDerek John WorlockLondonArchbishop of Liverpool, England, Great Britain
5 FebBornConstantin GuirmaKayaBishop Emeritus of Kaya, Burkina Faso
7 Feb36.0AppointedAthanase Khoriaty, B.S. †Bishop of Saïda (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
BornEmil John MihalikPittsburghBishop of Parma (Ruthenian), Ohio, USA
AppointedJoseph Donatien Plissonneau, S.C.I. †Prefect of Adamaua, CameroonPrefect Emeritus of Foumban, Cameroon
8 Feb26.1Ordained PriestRaymond Aloysius Lane, M.M. †Priest of Catholic Foreign Mission Society of AmericaSuperior General Emeritus
10 Feb44.0DiedPlacide ColliardBishop of Lausanne et Genève, Switzerland
39.7DiedGiorgio Giovanni ElliBishop of Squillace, Italy
69.0DiedJosef Antonin HůlkaBishop of České Budĕjovice {Budweis}, Czech Republic
76.0DiedAristide RinaldiniCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
11 Feb57.0Ordained BishopHippolyte-Marie de La CelleBishop of Nancy (-Toul), France
53.3SucceededVictor-Charles Quinton, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Western Cochin {Cocincina Occidentale}, Viet Nam
12 Feb68.3DiedLucien-Emile Mossard, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Western Cochin {Cocincina Occidentale}, Viet Nam
13 FebBornMartin Joseph Neylon, S.J. †Buffalo, NYBishop Emeritus of Caroline Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)
58.4AppointedManuel Antônio de Oliveira LopesArchbishop of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
BornCarlos Quintero ArceEtzatlánArchbishop Emeritus of Hermosillo, Sonora, México
14 Feb52.9Ordained BishopJules-André Brault, O.M.I. †Bishop of Jaffna, Sri Lanka
67.5AppointedAgostino MiglioreBishop of Monopoli, Italy
67.5AppointedAgostino MiglioreApostolic Administrator of Calvi e Teano, ItalyBishop of Monopoli, Italy
15 FebBornVicente Faustino ZazpeBuenos AiresArchbishop of Santa Fe, Argentina
16 FebBornWilliam Edward MurrayLeichhardtBishop Emeritus of Wollongong, Australia
18 FebBornAndré Bedoglouyan, I.C.P.B. †ZahlehPatriarchal Exarch Emeritus of Jerusalem and Amman {Gerusalemme e Amman} (Armenian), Palestine
BornTheotonius Amal Ganguly, C.S.C. †HashnabadArchbishop of Dacca, Bangladesh
20 FebBornFrancis Xavier Hsu Chen-PingShanghaiBishop of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
21 FebBornLeo ScheffczykBeuthenCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Francesco Saverio alla Garbatella
67.1DiedAlessandro Beniamino Zanecchia-Ginnetti, O.C.D. †Bishop of Teramo, Italy
25 Feb25.0Ordained PriestLouis-Séverin Haller, C.R.A. †Priest of Swiss Congregation of Canons Regular of Saint Maurice of AgauneAbbot Emeritus of Saint-Maurice, Switzerland
43.5Ordained BishopJoseph-Romuald LéonardBishop of Rimouski (St. Germain of), Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
50.1Ordained BishopWilliam Francis O’Hare, S.J. †Titular Bishop of Maximianopolis in ArabiaVicar Apostolic of Giamaica o Jamaica, Jamaica, Antilles
28 Feb24.2Ordained PriestJean Ghislain Delcuve, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Ubanghi Belga {Belgian Ubanghi}, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
24.3Ordained PriestCelestino Miguel Fernández Pérez, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of San Marcos, Guatemala
30.4Ordained PriestCarlo von Mansfeld, M.I. †Priest of Order of the Ministers of the SickSuperior General Emeritus
BornWalter Joseph SchoenherrCenter LineAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Detroit, Michigan, USA
26.4Ordained PriestFrancis Augustine ThillPriest of Cincinnati, Ohio, USABishop of Salina, Kansas, USA
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