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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 MarBornSimon Ignatius PimentaMarolCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bombay, India
75.2DiedRené-François RenouArchbishop Emeritus of Tours, France
2 Mar54.2AppointedFrancesco CherubiniApostolic Nuncio to YugoslaviaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
BornIvo GugicVela LukaBishop Emeritus of Kotor (Cattaro), Montenegro
3 MarBornMichele CecchiniLammariApostolic Nuncio to Austria
4 MarBornPierre MamieLa Chaux-de-FondsBishop Emeritus of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg), Switzerland
5 Mar53.6AppointedGodefroy Frederix, C.I.C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Northern Kansu {Kansu Settentrionale}, ChinaVicar Apostolic of Ninghsia, China
BornRené Toussaint, O.M.I. †Ochamps, BelgiumBishop Emeritus of Idiofa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
6 MarBornJosé Capmany CasamitjanaSabadellAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Barcelona, Spain
43.1DiedMichael Fintan PowerBishop of Saint George’s, Newfoundland, Canada
61.9ResignedRaffaele Scapinelli di LeguignoPrefect of the Congregation of the Affairs of ReligiousCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
66.5AppointedTeodoro Valfrè di BonzoCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Affairs of Religious
8 Mar38.4AppointedGerardo Anaya y Diez de BonillaBishop of Chiapas (Ciudad Real de Chiapas), MéxicoBishop of San Luis Potosí, México
39.4AppointedSalvatore Ballo GuercioPrelate of Santa Lucia del Mela, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Mazara del Vallo, Italy
39.4AppointedSalvatore Ballo GuercioTitular Bishop of OëaBishop Emeritus of Mazara del Vallo, Italy
47.9AppointedLuigi BarlassinaPatriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
75.9AppointedUlisse Carlo BascheriniTitular Bishop of Amathus in CyproBishop Emeritus of Grosseto, Italy
75.9RetiredUlisse Carlo BascheriniBishop of Grosseto, ItalyBishop Emeritus
45.5AppointedDomingo Comin, S.D.B. †Vicar Apostolic of Méndez y Gualaquiza, EcuadorVicar Apostolic of Méndez, Ecuador
45.5AppointedDomingo Comin, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of ObbaVicar Apostolic of Méndez, Ecuador
50.5AppointedJules-Alexandre CusinCoadjutor Bishop of Mende, FranceBishop
50.5AppointedJules-Alexandre CusinTitular Bishop of NyssaBishop of Mende, France
53.6AppointedGodefroy Frederix, C.I.C.M. †Titular Bishop of ThagasteVicar Apostolic of Ninghsia, China
38.4AppointedMarcos Sergio GodoyBishop of Zulia, VenezuelaBishop of Maracaibo, Venezuela
49.1AppointedTranquillo GuarneriBishop of Acquapendente, Italy
52.1AppointedEdmond HeelanBishop of Sioux City, Iowa, USA
49.8AppointedKarel Boromejský KašparAuxiliary Bishop of Hradec Králové, Czech RepublicCardinal, Archbishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
49.8AppointedKarel Boromejský KašparTitular Bishop of BethsaidaCardinal, Archbishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
45.4AppointedStanisław Kostka ŁukomskiAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno e Poznań, PolandBishop of Łomża, Poland
45.4AppointedStanisław Kostka ŁukomskiTitular Bishop of Sicca VeneriaBishop of Łomża, Poland
BornJames William MaloneYoungstownBishop Emeritus of Youngstown, Ohio, USA
42.4AppointedGustavo MatteoniBishop of Grosseto, ItalyArchbishop of Siena, Italy
49.2AppointedJames Paul McCloskeyBishop of Jaro, Philippines
55.2AppointedPierre NommeschBishop of Luxembourg
52.4AppointedErnesto Maria Piovella, Obl. Rho †Archbishop of Cagliari, Italy
55.1AppointedAnton PodlahaAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
55.1AppointedAnton PodlahaTitular Bishop of PaphusAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
44.6AppointedMaximino Ruiz y FloresAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal DistrictBishop Emeritus of Chiapas (Ciudad Real de Chiapas), México
44.6AppointedMaximino Ruiz y FloresTitular Bishop of DerbeBishop Emeritus of Chiapas (Ciudad Real de Chiapas), México
44.6ResignedMaximino Ruiz y FloresBishop of Chiapas (Ciudad Real de Chiapas), MéxicoBishop Emeritus
48.5AppointedKarl Joseph SchulteCardinal, Archbishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
52.1AppointedValentin WojciechAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław (Breslau), PolandAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
52.1AppointedValentin WojciechTitular Bishop of DanabaAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
48.3AppointedGoffredo ZaccheriniBishop of Civita Castellana, Orte e Gallese, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Jesi, Italy
77.1AppointedGiovanni Antonio Zucchetti, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Archbishop of TrapezusArchbishop Emeritus of Izmir (Smirne), Turkey
10 MarBornVictorino Alvarez TenaPuruándiroBishop of Celaya, Guanajuato, México
70.4DiedEmile Joseph Legal, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
11 MarBornKornél Pataky (Pataki)PesterzsébetBishop Emeritus of Győr (Raab), Hungary
13 Mar64.1DiedDenis Ephrem NaccàschéArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Syrian), Syria
14 Mar50.3Ordained BishopAntonio GalatiBishop of Oppido Mamertina, ItalyArchbishop of Santa Severina, Italy
36.2Ordained BishopAthanase Khoriaty, B.S. †Bishop of Saïda (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
26.5Ordained PriestPacifico Giulio Vanni, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Sovana e Pitigliano, Italy
17 MarBornJosé Germán Benavides MorriberónCotahuasiBishop Emeritus of Chachapoyas, Peru
BornJosé Tomás SánchezPandanCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
18 Mar67.9DiedFilippo GiustiniCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Discipline of the Sacraments
19 MarBornVictor GuazzelliLondonAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Westminster, England, Great Britain
23.5Ordained PriestDenys Pierre HindiéPriestArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Syrian), Syria
23.0Ordained PriestManuel Moll y SalordPriestBishop Emeritus of Tortosa, Spain
BornLaurent NoëlSaint-Just-de-BretenièresBishop Emeritus of Trois Rivières, Québec, Canada
59.0DiedEduardo Solar VicuñaAuxiliary Bishop of La Serena, Chile
20 Mar29.5Ordained PriestPaul Louis Marie Audren, M.E.P. †Priest of La Société des Missions EtrangèresCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Yünnanfu, China
27.9Ordained PriestJoão Batista Cavati, C.M. †Priest of Congregation of the MissionBishop Emeritus of Caratinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
27.2Ordained PriestPaul Hugentobler, S.M.B. †Priest of Society of Bethlehem Mission ImmenseePrefect of Qiqihar [Tsitsihar], China
60.2AppointedMichele LegaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Discipline of the Sacraments
26.5Ordained PriestCarlo Re, I.M.C. †Priest of Consolata MissionariesBishop Emeritus of Ampurias e Tempio, Italy
73.7AppointedAgostino SiljCardinal, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura
29.8Ordained PriestJean-Liévin-Joseph Sion, M.E.P. †Priest of La Société des Missions EtrangèresVicar Apostolic of Kontum, Viet Nam
21 Mar24.3Ordained PriestHeinrich Suso (Lorenz) Groner, O. Cist. †Priest of Order of CisterciansAbbot of Wettingen-Mehrerau, Austria
22 MarBornJosé María MontesAlmirante BrownBishop Emeritus of Chascomús, Argentina
23 Mar58.4DiedJoseph DarianTitular Archbishop of Tarsus dei Maroniti
BornMiguel Maria Giambelli, B. †Flero, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Bragança do Pará, Para, Brazil
BornBogdan Marian Wincenty SikorskiPoznanBishop of Płock, Poland
35.8AppointedIstván Uzdóczy-Zadravecz, O.F.M. †Bishop of Hungary, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
35.8AppointedIstván Uzdóczy-Zadravecz, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of DometiopolisBishop Emeritus of Hungary, Military
24 MarBornJan GurdaKsiaznice WielkieAuxiliary Bishop of Kielce, Poland
25 Mar42.4Ordained BishopGustavo MatteoniBishop of Grosseto, ItalyArchbishop of Siena, Italy
55.3Ordained BishopPierre NommeschBishop of Luxembourg
48.5InstalledKarl Joseph SchulteCardinal, Archbishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
27 Mar77.6DiedLajos RajnerAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom, Hungary
28 MarBornMarko JozinovićDevetineArchbishop Emeritus of Vrhbosna {Sarajevo}, Bosnia and Herzegovina
23.3Ordained PriestPaul NousseirPriest of Minya {Ermopoli Maggiore; Minieh} (Coptic), EgyptBishop
29 Mar82.3DiedNicolas DonnellyAuxiliary Bishop of Dublin, Ireland
31 MarBornJosé Carranza ChévezComayaguaBishop of Santa Rosa de Copán, Honduras
3 Apr25.0Ordained PriestJosé Gabriel Anaya y Diez de BonillaPriestBishop Emeritus of Zamora, Michoacán, México
25.9Ordained PriestFrancis John BrennanPriest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USACardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Discipline of the Sacraments
25.3Ordained PriestDonald Alphonsus CampbellPriest of Argyll and The Isles, Scotland, Great BritainArchbishop of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
31.0Ordained PriestJacques Mangers, S.M. †Priest of Society of MaryBishop Emeritus of Oslo, Norway
24.9Ordained PriestGerald Patrick Aloysius O’HaraPriest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAApostolic Delegate to Great Britain
23.6Ordained PriestJuan Subercaseaux ErrázurizPriest of Santiago de ChileArchbishop of La Serena, Chile
5 Apr22.1ProfessedJoachim (Alois) Ammann, O.S.B. †Member of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot Emeritus of Ndanda, Tanzania
BornJohn Willem Nicolaysen Gran, O.C.S.O. †BergenBishop Emeritus of Oslo, Norway
6 Apr58.4DiedCarlo TaccettiBishop of Gubbio, Italy
9 AprBornAlphonse Daniel NsabiIlobi NzegaBishop of Kigoma, Tanzania
10 Apr43.5AppointedEdward Aleksander Wladyslaw O’RourkeTitular Bishop of CaneaBishop Emeritus of Gdańsk, Poland
43.5ResignedEdward Aleksander Wladyslaw O’RourkeBishop of Riga, LatviaBishop Emeritus of Gdańsk, Poland
11 Apr26.3Ordained PriestNicasio Balisa y Melero, O.A.R. †Priest of Order of Augustinian RecollectsVicar Apostolic of Casanare, Colombia
39.5Ordained BishopSalvatore Ballo GuercioTitular Bishop of OëaBishop Emeritus of Mazara del Vallo, Italy
71.6DiedLouis-Jean DecheletteBishop of Evreux, France
49.9Ordained BishopKarel Boromejský KašparTitular Bishop of BethsaidaCardinal, Archbishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
29.4Ordained PriestMartin Joseph-Honoré Lajeunesse, O.M.I. †Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Keewatin, Manitoba, Canada
55.2Ordained BishopAnton PodlahaTitular Bishop of PaphusAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
13 Apr59.4DiedGiuseppe DallepianeBishop of Iglesias, Italy
BornKarel OtčenášekČeské MeziříčíBishop Emeritus of Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
14 Apr BornAntônio Afonso de Miranda, S.D.N.CipotâneaBishop Emeritus of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, Brazil
24.8Ordained PriestFrancis Peter LeipzigPriest of Oregon City, Oregon, USABishop Emeritus of Baker, Oregon, USA
43.5AppointedAntonijs SpringovičsBishop of Riga, LatviaArchbishop of Riga, Latvia
16 Apr59.4DiedFrancisco de Paula Mas y OliverBishop of Gerona, Spain
19 AprBornAlejandro Labaca Ugarte, O.F.M. Cap. †Beizama, SpainVicar Apostolic of Aguarico, Ecuador
BornJulien RiesFouches (Arlon), BelgiumCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Antonio di Padova a Circonvallazione Appia
20 Apr84.2DiedFrançois-Joseph-Edwin BonnefoyArchbishop of Aix (-Arles-Embrun), France
21 Apr50.6Ordained BishopJules-Alexandre CusinTitular Bishop of NyssaBishop of Mende, France
47.5AppointedGiuseppe di GirolamoBishop of Lucera, ItalyBishop Emeritus
22 Apr44.9AppointedAnton AkšamovićBishop of Bosna (Djakovo) et Srijem, CroatiaBishop Emeritus
BornJosé de Aquino PereiraAndrãesBishop Emeritus of Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
50.5AppointedSantos Ballesteros y López, O.A.R. †Vicar Apostolic of Casanare, ColombiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
50.5AppointedSantos Ballesteros y López, O.A.R. †Titular Bishop of CapharnaumVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Casanare, Colombia
36.4AppointedJoseph-Marie Birraux, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Tanganika, TanzaniaSuperior General of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)
36.4AppointedJoseph-Marie Birraux, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of OmbiSuperior General of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)
39.5AppointedAlexandru Theodor CisarBishop of Iaşi, RomaniaArchbishop of Bucarest {Bucureşti}, Romania
49.3AppointedRemigio Gandásegui y GorrocháteguiArchbishop of Valladolid, Spain
43.2AppointedBl. Manuel González y GarcíaBishop of Málaga, SpainBishop of Palencia, Spain
64.1AppointedRamón Guillamet y ComaBishop of Barcelona, Spain
42.3AppointedLouis Le Hunsec, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Senegambia, SenegalSuperior General Emeritus of Congregation of the Holy Spirit
42.3AppointedLouis Le Hunsec, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of EuropusSuperior General Emeritus of Congregation of the Holy Spirit
43.8AppointedRaymond-René Lerouge, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of SelgeVicar Apostolic of Conakry, Guinea
43.8AppointedRaymond-René Lerouge, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Guinea Francese, GuineaVicar Apostolic of Conakry, Guinea
38.9AppointedJames Michael ListonCoadjutor Bishop of Auckland, New ZealandBishop Emeritus
38.9AppointedJames Michael ListonTitular Bishop of Olympus (Olimpus)Bishop Emeritus of Auckland, New Zealand
45.5AppointedDionýz NjaradiBishop of Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), Croatia
49.6AppointedHenry John Paul Joseph Nussbaum, C.P. †Titular Bishop of GerasaBishop of Sault Sainte Marie and Marquette, Michigan, USA
49.6ResignedHenry John Paul Joseph Nussbaum, C.P. †Bishop of Corpus Christi, Texas, USABishop of Sault Sainte Marie and Marquette, Michigan, USA
60.3AppointedDésiré Marie Hippolyte PagetBishop of Valence (-Die-Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux), France
61.3AppointedEnrique Reig y CasanovaArchbishop of Valencia, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Toledo, Spain
43.5AppointedRaffaele Carlo Rossi, O.C.D. †Bishop of Volterra, ItalyCardinal, Secretary of the Sacred Consistorial Congregation
48.9AppointedJoseph (Ignatius) Shanahan, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of Abila LysaniaeVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Southern Nigeria {Nigeria Meridionale}
48.9AppointedJoseph (Ignatius) Shanahan, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Southern Nigeria {Nigeria Meridionale}Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
32.6AppointedRanulfo da Silva FariasBishop of Guaxupé, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
46.9AppointedSt. Luigi Versiglia, S.D.B. †Vicar Apostolic of Shiuchow [Shaoguan], China
46.9AppointedSt. Luigi Versiglia, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of CarystusVicar Apostolic of Shiuchow [Shaoguan], China
51.5AppointedJames WhyteBishop of Dunedin, New Zealand
24 AprBornMartin-Léonard Bakole wa IlungaIleboArchbishop Emeritus of Kananga, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
25 Apr51.5AppointedEtienne SoukkariePatriarchal Vicar of Egypt and Sudan (Melkite Greek)
51.5AppointedEtienne SoukkarieTitular Archbishop of Myra dei Greco-MelkitiPatriarchal Vicar of Egypt and Sudan (Melkite Greek)
51.5Ordained BishopEtienne SoukkarieTitular Archbishop of Myra dei Greco-MelkitiPatriarchal Vicar of Egypt and Sudan (Melkite Greek)
27 AprBornSamuel Seraphimov Djoundrine, A.A. †NicolaevoBishop Emeritus of Nicopoli, Bulgaria
BornRobert Francis GarnerJersey CityAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Newark, New Jersey, USA
BornLuis Mena ArroyoChurintzioAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of México, Federal District
28 Apr43.2Ordained BishopJohn Gregory MurrayTitular Bishop of FlaviasArchbishop of Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
30 Apr54.7SelectedKaspar KleinBishop of Paderborn, GermanyArchbishop of Paderborn, Germany
BornTimothée Pirigisha MukombeWalunguBishop Emeritus of Kasongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
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