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The Year of Our Lord 1926

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 MarBornBernard AgréMongaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
3 MarBornJoseph Anthony FerrarioScranton, PABishop Emeritus of Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
BornAntônio Alberto Guimarães Rezende, C.S.S. †UberabaBishop Emeritus of Caetité, Bahia, Brazil
BornAntoine Mayala ma MpanguNseloBishop of Kisantu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
BornMario RizziSan Giovanni in Persiceto, ItalyApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Bulgaria
4 Mar63.4ResignedFrançois Camille Van Ronslé, C.I.C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Léopoldville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
5 Mar64.0DiedRamón Calvó y Martí, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of El Beni o Beni, Bolivia
6 Mar67.3AppointedJean-Pierre Rey, M.E.P. †Titular Archbishop of Philippopolis in ThraciaArchbishop Emeritus of Tōkyō, Japan
67.3RetiredJean-Pierre Rey, M.E.P. †Archbishop of Tōkyō, JapanArchbishop Emeritus
7 MarBornRafael Bello RuizTecpan de GaleanaArchbishop Emeritus of Acapulco, Guerrero, México
8 Mar35.1AppointedJohn Francis NortonCoadjutor Bishop of Bathurst, AustraliaBishop
35.1AppointedJohn Francis NortonTitular Bishop of LundaBishop of Bathurst, Australia
42.8AppointedEnrico Pascal Valtorta, P.I.M.E. †Vicar Apostolic of Hong Kong [Xianggang], ChinaBishop of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
9 Mar75.2AppointedFrancesco RagonesiCardinal, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura
BornEnrique San Pedro, S.J. †La Habana, CubaBishop of Brownsville, Texas, USA
10 Mar39.4AppointedGiuseppe Perrachon, I.M.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Nyeri, KenyaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
44.6AppointedRichard Ryan, C.M. †Bishop of Sale, Australia
11 MarBornAntonio Deig ClotetNavasBishop Emeritus of Solsona, Spain
49.0AppointedPie Eugène Joseph Neveu, A.A. †Titular Bishop of Citrus
BornLuigi Zanzottera, O.S.I. †S. Stefano Ticino, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Huaraz, Peru
12 Mar53.2AppointedRambert-Irénée FaureBishop of Saint-Claude, France
55.2AppointedBenjamin-Octave Roland-GosselinCoadjutor Bishop of Versailles, FranceBishop Emeritus
BornMario José SerraBuenos AiresAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Buenos Aires, Argentina
52.1AppointedJozef-Ernest van RoeyCardinal, Archbishop of Mechelen, Belgium
13 Mar86.2DiedHenri-Louis-Alfred BouquetBishop of Chartres, France
75.9DiedHermann Joseph (Thomas) Esser, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Sinis
62.1DiedJean Forbes, M. Afr. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Uganda
15 Mar63.0AppointedFrancesco Giuseppe Seminara, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of EchinusBishop Emeritus of Crete {Candia}, Greece
63.0ResignedFrancesco Giuseppe Seminara, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Crete {Candia}, GreeceBishop Emeritus
42.8AppointedEnrico Pascal Valtorta, P.I.M.E. †Titular Bishop of LerusBishop of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
16 Mar38.0AppointedSebastian Grossrubatscher (Großrubatscher), O.F.M. †Prefect of Lingling [Yungchow], China
17 MarAppointedAgostino M. León, O.P. †Prefect of Canelos e Macas, EcuadorPrefect of Canelos, Ecuador
19 Mar26.3Ordained PriestFernando Guercilena, P.I.M.E. †Priest of Pontifical Institute for Foreign MissionsBishop Emeritus of Kengtung, Myanmar
23.1Ordained PriestEugen Viktor Paul SeiterichPriest of Freiburg im Breisgau, GermanyArchbishop
20 Mar63.3DiedAmerico BevilacquaBishop Emeritus of Alatri, Italy
24.3Ordained PriestDanio BologniniPriestBishop of Cremona, Italy
24.5Ordained PriestClaude Marie Joseph DupuyPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur), France
26.3Ordained PriestArturo Duque VillegasPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Manizales, Colombia
25.9Ordained PriestJoseph HaslerPriest of Sankt Gallen, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
23.6Ordained PriestInácio Martinez Madrid, O.A.R. †Priest of Order of Augustinian RecollectsPrelate of Lábrea, Amazonas, Brazil
21 MarBornDesiderio Elso CollinoFirmatBishop Emeritus of Lomas de Zamora, Argentina
59.3AppointedCarlo CremonesiPrelate of Beatissima Vergine Maria del SS.mo Rosario, ItalyCardinal, Secret Almoner Emeritus of the Office of Papal Charities
22 Mar24.0Ordained PriestPedro Cantero CuadradoPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Zaragoza, Spain
39.3AppointedFrancis Martin KellyAuxiliary Bishop of Winona, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus
39.3AppointedFrancis Martin KellyTitular Bishop of MylasaBishop Emeritus of Winona, Minnesota, USA
23 Mar64.5AppointedPranciškus Karevičius (Karewicz), M.I.C. †Titular Archbishop of ScythopolisBishop Emeritus of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), Lithuania
64.5ResignedPranciškus Karevičius (Karewicz), M.I.C. †Bishop of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), LithuaniaBishop Emeritus
24 Mar BornDesmond ConnellDublinCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Dublin, Ireland
25 Mar24.4Ordained PriestMiguel Acebedo y FloresPriestBishop of Calbayog, Philippines
56.9Ordained BishopIsidore-Marie-Joseph Dumortier, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of LiparaVicar Apostolic of Saigon, Viet Nam
BornJosé Rodrigues de Souza, C.SS.R. †Paraíba do SulBishop Emeritus of Juazeiro, Bahia, Brazil
26 Mar68.0DiedFrancisco María Cervera y Cervera, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Marocco o Marruecos, Morocco
65.2DiedEdward Denis KellyBishop of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
58.2AppointedJosé Guadalupe Ortíz y LópezAuxiliary Bishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
58.2AppointedJosé Guadalupe Ortíz y LópezTitular Bishop of AncusaArchbishop Emeritus of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
27 Mar56.5AppointedFerenc VirágBishop of Pécs, Hungary
29 Mar45.8Ordained BishopMichel-Joseph Bourguignon d’Herbigny, S.J. †Titular Bishop of IliumOfficial Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
30 Mar42.3AppointedGiuseppe FiettaTitular Archbishop of SerdicaCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Italy
31 MarBornJeremiah NewmanLimerickBishop of Limerick, Ireland
57.3AppointedLouis-Marie RicardBishop of Nice, France
55.4AppointedJames J. RocheBishop of Ross, IrelandBishop of Cloyne, Ireland
BornRaymond Augustin Chihiro Sato, O.P. †SendaiBishop Emeritus of Sendai, Japan
2 AprBornNicodemus Atle Basili HhandoBashanetBishop Emeritus of Mbulu, Tanzania
3 Apr29.9Ordained PriestBiagio d’AgostinoPriest of Termoli, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Vallo di Lucania, Italy
24.1Ordained PriestAndré Jacques Marie JacqueminPriestBishop Emeritus of Bayeux (-Lisieux), France
24.3Ordained PriestJean-Emmanuel MarquèsPriest of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur), FranceArchbishop
26.7Ordained PriestPeter Thomas McKeefryPriest of Auckland, New ZealandCardinal, Archbishop of Wellington, New Zealand
23.7Ordained PriestSidney Matthew MetzgerPriest of San Antonio, Texas, USABishop Emeritus of El Paso, Texas, USA
23.8Ordained PriestFrancesco PieriPriestBishop of Orvieto, Italy
23.1Ordained PriestAlfredo Vicente SchererPriest of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
4 Apr55.2InstalledBenjamin-Octave Roland-GosselinCoadjutor Bishop of Versailles, FranceBishop Emeritus
5 Apr70.1AppointedAnton Karaś (Karosas)Bishop of Vilkaviškis, Lithuania
53.1AppointedJuozapas KuktaBishop of Kaišiadorys, Lithuania
50.4AppointedKaziemiras PaltarokasBishop of Panevėžys, Lithuania
42.1AppointedMečislovas ReinysCoadjutor Bishop of Vilnius, LithuaniaAuxiliary Bishop
42.1AppointedMečislovas ReinysTitular Bishop of TiddiAuxiliary Bishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
52.5AppointedJuozapas SkvireckasArchbishop of Kaunas, Lithuania
59.3AppointedJustinas StaugaitisBishop of Telšiai, Lithuania
59.3AppointedJustinas StaugaitisPrelate of Klaipeda, LithuaniaBishop of Telšiai, Lithuania
BornAntanas VaičiusTelšiaiBishop Emeritus of Telšiai (-Klaipeda), Lithuania
6 Apr85.4DiedJuan Martín Janiz (Yáñez) y PazBishop of Santiago del Estero, Argentina
9 Apr64.3AppointedEugène-Charles-Philippe CrépinAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, France
64.3AppointedEugène-Charles-Philippe CrépinTitular Bishop of Tralles in AsiaAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, France
BornAndrew Tsien Chih-ch’unU WangBishop Emeritus of Hwalien, Taiwan
10 AprBornJohannes Willem Maria Bluyssen (Bluijssen)NijmegenBishop Emeritus of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), Netherlands
11 Apr39.5Ordained BishopGiuseppe Perrachon, I.M.C. †Titular Bishop of CenturiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Nyeri, Kenya
BornAngelo RizzoMontedoroBishop Emeritus of Ragusa, Italy
13 Apr52.5AppointedSerafino Cimino, O.F.M. †Apostolic Nuncio to Peru
14 Apr69.3DiedNatale BruniArchbishop of Modena (e Nonantola), Italy
70.0DiedRamón Guillamet y ComaBishop of Barcelona, Spain
65.5SucceededJosé Miralles y SbertBishop of Barcelona, SpainBishop of Mallorca, Spain
47.3AppointedOscar Morin, M. Afr. †Prefect of Navrongo, GhanaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Navrongo, Ghana
61.3AppointedAntonino Zecchini, S.J. †Apostolic Internuncio to LatviaApostolic Nuncio
16 Apr38.2SucceededJames Leen, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Port-Louis, Mauritius
71.8DiedJohn Baptist Tuohill Murphy, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Port-Louis, Mauritius
17 Apr BornSydney Anicetus CharlesSaint JosephBishop Emeritus of Saint George’s in Grenada, Grenada, Antilles
86.9DiedAntonio Adolfo Pérez y AguilarArchbishop of San Salvador, El Salvador
18 Apr28.3Solemn ProfessedJosaphat Josyf Fedoryk, O.S.B.M. †Member of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Auxiliary Bishop of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanisławów] (Ukrainian), Ukraine
70.6Ordained BishopSalvatore MeoTitular Bishop of MethoneAuxiliary Bishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
35.2Ordained BishopJohn Francis NortonTitular Bishop of LundaBishop of Bathurst, Australia
73.4DiedKarel WisnarAuxiliary Bishop of Olomouc, Czech Republic
21 Apr49.1Ordained BishopPie Eugène Joseph Neveu, A.A. †Titular Bishop of Citrus
22 Apr BornHelímenas de Jesús Rojo Paredes, C.I.M.CalderasArchbishop Emeritus of Calabozo, Venezuela
23 Apr54.2AppointedFranjo Salis-SeewisAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
54.2AppointedFranjo Salis-SeewisTitular Bishop of CorycusAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
24 Apr59.8InstalledJosé María Caro RodríguezBishop of La Serena, ChileCardinal, Archbishop of Santiago de Chile
64.6ProfessedPranciškus Karevičius (Karewicz), M.I.C. †Member of Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin MaryBishop Emeritus of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), Lithuania
61.6DiedAngelico Antonio Zannetti, O.F.M. †Bishop of Bosa, Italy
25 Apr58.6DiedAbel Juan Bazán y BustosBishop of Paraná, Argentina
56.0Ordained BishopStanislaw Wojciech OkoniewskiTitular Bishop of PodaliaBishop of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), Poland
71.3InstalledMiguel León PradoBishop of Linares, Chile
47.7Ordained BishopElie Rischa (Richa)Titular Archbishop of Nazareth per i MaronitiBishop of Baalbek (Maronite), Lebanon
47.7SelectedElie Rischa (Richa)Titular Archbishop of Nazareth per i MaronitiBishop of Baalbek (Maronite), Lebanon
59.4Ordained BishopJustinas StaugaitisBishop of Telšiai, Lithuania
52.2Ordained BishopJozef-Ernest van RoeyCardinal, Archbishop of Mechelen, Belgium
27 AprBornVincenzo CirrincioneVicariBishop of Piazza Armerina, Italy
BornSergio Otoniel Contreras NaviaValparaísoBishop Emeritus of Temuco, Chile
51.7AppointedJohannes HillebrandAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, Germany
51.7AppointedJohannes HillebrandTitular Bishop of CeramusAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, Germany
BornFranz Josef KuhnleRavensburgAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, Germany
54.1SelectedElie Chedid (Scedid)Titular Archbishop of Cyrrhus per i Maroniti
28 AprBornJosé Elias Chaves Júnior, C.M. †LuzPrelate Emeritus of Cametá, Para, Brazil
50.8Ordained BishopMaurice Francis McAuliffeTitular Bishop of Dercos (Dercus)Bishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
30 Apr59.1InstalledEduardo Gimpert PautBishop of Valparaíso, Chile
48.4AppointedEdward Daniel HowardArchbishop of Oregon City, Oregon, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Portland in Oregon, USA
54.0AppointedAdolfo PaganiBishop of Como, Italy
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