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The Year of Our Lord 1923

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown64.3DiedTommaso d’Aquino Bossart, O.S.B. †Abbot of Maria Einsiedeln, Switzerland
72.3ResignedLouis Couppé, M.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic of New Pomerania, Papua New GuineaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
DiedPasquale da Luchon, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of Djibouti
AppointedGiustino Fabre, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of French Guiana-Cayenne, French Guyana, Antilles
42.0Ordained BishopIwannis (Youhanna) GandourBishopTitular Archbishop of Bostra
DiedTeodosio Heikenrath, SS.CC. †Prefect of Central New Guinea
AppointedGuglielmo Herting, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of Kroonstad, South Africa
37.4AppointedDaniel Kauczor, M.F.S.C. †Prefect of Lydenburg, South AfricaPrefect Emeritus
BornNikasius KipengeleKipatimuBishop of Mahenge, Tanzania
56.2AppointedJohann Nepomuk Norbert Klein, O.T. †Superior General of Order of the Teutonic Knights of Saint Mary’s Hospital in JerusalemBishop Emeritus of Brno, Czech Republic
BornMaurus Gervase KombaLitemboBishop Emeritus of Tanga, Tanzania
BornLouis Nganga a NdzandoNdeke MabelaBishop Emeritus of Lisala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
17.0ProfessedWilliam Charles Quinn, C.M. †Member of Congregation of the MissionBishop of Yujiang [Yükiang], China
21.1ProfessedJohannes Riegler, M.F.S.C. †Member of Missionaries of the Sons of the Sacred Heart of JesusBishop of Lydenburg, South Africa
52.8ResignedLuigi SinceroSecretary of the Pontifical Commission for the Authentic Interpretation of the Code of Canon LawCardinal, Secretary of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
27.0Ordained PriestBl. Ivan SleziukPriestBishop of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanisławów] (Ukrainian), Ukraine
3 Jan62.9AppointedAntonín ČechAuxiliary Bishop of Litoměřice, Czech Republic
62.9AppointedAntonín ČechTitular Bishop of CidyessusAuxiliary Bishop of Litoměřice, Czech Republic
55.1DiedJules TiberghienTitular Archbishop of Nicaea
4 Jan84.9DiedJaime Cardona y TurPatriarch of West Indies, Spain
BornAlberto Iniesta JiménezAlbaceteAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Madrid, Spain
5 Jan62.6AppointedFrancisco Maria Campos y AngelesTitular Bishop of DoaraBishop Emeritus of Chilapa, Guerrero, México
62.6ResignedFrancisco Maria Campos y AngelesBishop of Chilapa, Guerrero, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
6 JanBornEdward Henryk MaterskiVilniusBishop Emeritus of Radom, Poland
51.1Ordained BishopAlbino MoreraBishop of Ampurias e Tempio, ItalyBishop Emeritus
7 Jan53.7AppointedFidel María Cosío y MedinaBishop of Puno, Peru
BornJoseph Thomas DiminoNew YorkArchbishop Emeritus of United States of America, Military
45.1Ordained BishopJohann Evangelist Erich MüllerTitular Bishop of LoreaBishop Emeritus of Stockholm, Sweden
53.8Ordained BishopJosef SchinzelTitular Bishop of ElusaAuxiliary Bishop of Olomouc, Czech Republic
9 Jan78.8DiedJoseph Antoine FabreBishop of Marseille, France
BornCelso N. GuevarraCapasBishop Emeritus of Balanga, Philippines
10 Jan73.7DiedJules-Laurent-Benjamin MorelleBishop of Saint-Brieuc (-Tréguier), France
12 Jan57.9AppointedKazimierz Mikolaj MichalkiewiczAuxiliary Bishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
57.9AppointedKazimierz Mikolaj MichalkiewiczTitular Bishop of ThyatiraAuxiliary Bishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
13 JanBornJoseph Alphonse McNicholasSt. LouisBishop of Springfield in Illinois, USA
14 Jan62.0InstalledUberto Maria FiodoBishop of Castellammare di Stabia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
16 Jan BornAntonio Riboldi, I.C.TriuggioBishop Emeritus of Acerra, Italy
17 JanBornÍtalo Severino Di StéfanoLlambi CampbellArchbishop Emeritus of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
19 Jan56.3AppointedDaniel ChampavierBishop of Marseille, France
54.1AppointedSantino Maria da Silva CoutinhoArchbishop of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
20 Jan55.8DiedJules-André Brault, O.M.I. †Bishop of Jaffna, Sri Lanka
59.0AppointedGiovanni FestaTitular Archbishop of Nicaea
BornJosé Sebastián Laboa GallegoPasajes de San JuanApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Malta
21 Jan52.0Ordained BishopAlessandro FontanaBishop of Ferentino, Italy
44.9Ordained BishopAlessandro MacchiBishop of Andria, ItalyBishop of Como, Italy
56.2DiedStanislao von Krolikowski, O.S.F.S. †Prefect of Great Namaqualand, Namibia
22 Jan55.5InstalledIgnacio Placencia y MoreiraBishop of Zacatecas, México
24 Jan BornJavier Azagra LabianoPamplonaBishop Emeritus of Cartagena (en España)
25 Jan52.5Ordained BishopJosef Ludwig Brems, O. Praem. †Titular Bishop of RoskildeVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Denmark
BornEmilio OgñénovichOlavarríaArchbishop Emeritus of Mercedes-Luján, Argentina
27 Jan34.5IncardinatedBl. Pavel Peter Gojdic, O.S.B.M. †Priest of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Bishop of Prešov (Prjašev) (Slovakian), Slovakia
54.5DiedEmanuele VirgilioBishop of Ogliastra, Italy
28 Jan45.4Ordained BishopNicolás Corona y CoronaBishop of Papantla, Puebla, México
29.3Ordained PriestHieronymus Haberstroh, S.V.D. †Priest of Society of the Divine WordPrefect of Xining [Sining], China
29 Jan26.0Ordained PriestSimeon Kokov (Kokoff), O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinApostolic Administrator of Sofia e Plovdiv, Bulgaria
70.7DiedSebastião Leite de VasconcellosBishop Emeritus of Beja, Portugal
30 Jan41.5AppointedRichard Ryan, C.M. †Bishop of Geraldton, AustraliaBishop of Sale, Australia
31 Jan47.9InstalledFrancisco Javier de Irastorza y LoinazBishop of Orihuela, Spain
75.0DiedJosé López Mendoza y García, O.S.A. †Bishop of Pamplona, Spain
BornJorge María MejíaBuenos AiresCardinal, Archivist Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archives
68.9AppointedGustave-Charles-Marie Mutel, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of MopsuestiaVicar Apostolic of Seoul, Korea (South)
BornMaurice Michael OtungaChebukwaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Nairobi, Kenya
1 Feb54.0AppointedBernardin Castanié, C.I.M. †Prefect of Cook e Mnihiki, Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania)Prefect of Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania)
2 Feb46.6Ordained BishopPascual Díaz y Barreto, S.J. †Bishop of Tabasco, MéxicoArchbishop of México, Federal District
77.6AppointedKarol SlivovskyBishop of Vladivostok, Russian Federation
3 Feb43.3AppointedAgustín Hombach, C.M. †Archbishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
4 Feb38.2Ordained BishopJosé de Jesús Manríquez y ZárateBishop of Huejutla, Hidalgo, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
24.3Ordained PriestCharles Quentin Bertram Olwell, C.P. †Priest of Congregation of the PassionPrelate Emeritus of Marbel, Philippines
63.1DiedCharles Joseph O’ReillyBishop of Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
89.4DiedGiuseppe Antonio Ermenegildo PriscoCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
5 FebBornMichael Kuchmiak, C.SS.R. †Obertyn, UkraineApostolic Exarch Emeritus of Great Britain (Ukrainian)
51.0AppointedIsmael Perdomo BorreroCoadjutor Archbishop of Bogotá, ColombiaArchbishop
51.0AppointedIsmael Perdomo BorreroTitular Archbishop of Traianopolis in RhodopeArchbishop of Bogotá, Colombia
6 Feb36.3AppointedJohn Alexander FloershCoadjutor Bishop of Louisville, Kentucky, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
36.3AppointedJohn Alexander FloershTitular Bishop of LycopolisArchbishop Emeritus of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
10 Feb52.6AppointedAngelo PainoArchbishop of Messina, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
11 FebBornAgustín Romualdo Alvarez Rodríguez, O.F.M. Cap. †Renedo de Valdetuéjar, SpainVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Machiques, Venezuela
23.4Ordained PriestHugo Bressane de AraújoPriestBishop Emeritus of Marília, Sao Paulo, Brazil
BornLeonard Hsu Ying-fa, O.F.M. †Tung A-Shi-Pa-shengchungAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Taipei, Taiwan
69.0AppointedJulián Raymundo Riveiro y Jacinto, O.P. †Titular Archbishop of AntinoëArchbishop Emeritus of Guatemala
14 Feb80.9DiedBartolomeo BacilieriCardinal, Bishop of Verona, Italy
BornMark Francis SchmittAlgomaBishop Emeritus of Marquette, Michigan, USA
15 Feb55.3AppointedGabriel Joseph Maria Zeiger (Zelger), O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic of Dar-es-Salaam, TanzaniaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
16 Feb46.5AppointedGerard Vesters, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of Diocletianopolis in PalaestinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
46.5AppointedGerard Vesters, M.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic of New Pomerania, Papua New GuineaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
55.3AppointedGabriel Joseph Maria Zeiger (Zelger), O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of Claudiopolis in IsauriaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
17 Feb38.8SucceededAuguste-Ernest-Désiré-Marie Gaspais, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Northern Manchuria {Manciuria Settentrionale}, ChinaBishop of Jilin [Kirin], China
72.9DiedPierre-Marie-François Lalouyer, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Northern Manchuria {Manciuria Settentrionale}, China
18 FebBornThomas Kevin O’BrienCorkAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Middlesbrough, England, Great Britain
57.7DiedLipót Árpád VáradyArchbishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
19 Feb53.7AppointedDaniel Joseph CurleyBishop of Syracuse, New York, USA
BornRené-Alexandre DupanloupEtauxBishop Emeritus of Belley, France
20 Feb51.0AppointedAntoine-Pierre-Jean Fourquet, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Canton [Guangzhou], ChinaArchbishop Emeritus of Guangzhou [Canton], China
51.0AppointedAntoine-Pierre-Jean Fourquet, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of ThemisoniumArchbishop Emeritus of Guangzhou [Canton], China
22 Feb35.2AppointedSofronio Hacbang y GaborniBishop of Calbayog, Philippines
23 Feb45.2AppointedAndrew James Louis BrennanAuxiliary Bishop of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus of Richmond, Virginia, USA
45.2AppointedAndrew James Louis BrennanTitular Bishop of ThapsusBishop Emeritus of Richmond, Virginia, USA
24 Feb24.0Ordained PriestGiuseppe Antonio FerrettoPriest of Roma {Rome}, ItalyCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
25.1Ordained PriestGiacomo PalombellaPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Matera, Italy
22.8Ordained PriestMacario TintiPriestBishop Emeritus of Fabriano e Matelica, Italy
25 Feb60.7Ordained BishopJosé Joaquín Manuel Eloy Arróspide y EcheverríaBishop of Melo, Uruguay
28 Feb46.7InstalledPascual Díaz y Barreto, S.J. †Bishop of Tabasco, MéxicoArchbishop of México, Federal District
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