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The Year of Our Lord 1926

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 MayBornFelipe Santiago Benitez AvalosPiribebuyArchbishop Emeritus of Asunción, Paraguay
53.2Ordained BishopJuozapas KuktaBishop of Kaišiadorys, Lithuania
49.1AppointedMassimo MassimiDean of the Roman RotaCardinal, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura
2 May47.1InstalledRafael Lira InfanteBishop of Rancagua, ChileBishop of Valparaíso, Chile
50.5Ordained BishopKaziemiras PaltarokasBishop of Panevėžys, Lithuania
3 May65.5InstalledPrudencio Contardo Ibarra, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Temuco, ChileBishop Emeritus
BornAldo GarziaParabitaBishop of Nardò-Gallipoli, Italy
4 May50.0AppointedGiovanni Cardona, C.S.Sp. †Superior of Lunda, Angola
5 May83.3DiedFrederick EisBishop Emeritus of Sault Sainte Marie and Marquette, Michigan, USA
56.0DiedPedro Pascual Miguel y Martínez, O. de M. †Prelate of Bom Jesus do Piauí, Piaui, Brazil
32.7AppointedBoļeslavs SloskānsAuxiliary BishopApostolic Administrator of Minsk, Belarus
32.7AppointedBoļeslavs SloskānsTitular Bishop of CilliumApostolic Administrator of Minsk, Belarus
BornMaurice TaylorHamiltonBishop Emeritus of Galloway, Scotland, Great Britain
6 May56.7Ordained BishopFerenc VirágBishop of Pécs, Hungary
7 May54.3SucceededWilliam BarryArchbishop of Hobart, Australia
57.2AppointedGiuseppe Antonio Ferdinando Bussolari, O.F.M. Cap. †Archbishop of Modena (e Nonantola), Italy
57.3AppointedEmilio CottafaviBishop of Tarquinia e Civitavecchia, Italy
73.3DiedPatrick DelanyArchbishop of Hobart, Australia
8 May BornWalter Ivan de Azevedo, S.D.B.São PauloBishop Emeritus of São Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas, Brazil
9 May70.9InstalledGuillermo Rojas y Arrieta, C.M. †Archbishop of Panamá
59.4InstalledMelquisedec del Canto TeránBishop of San Felipe, ChileBishop Emeritus
10 May57.7AppointedJoão Francisco BragaArchbishop of Curitiba, Parana, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
41.9AppointedAcacio Chacón GuerraCoadjutor Archbishop of Mérida, VenezuelaArchbishop Emeritus
41.9AppointedAcacio Chacón GuerraTitular Archbishop of MilevumArchbishop Emeritus of Mérida, Venezuela
39.6AppointedEnrique María Dubuc MorenoCoadjutor Bishop of Barquisimeto, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
39.6AppointedEnrique María Dubuc MorenoTitular Bishop of ZaraïBishop Emeritus of Barquisimeto, Venezuela
51.3AppointedAleksander FrisonTitular Bishop of Limyra
51.3Ordained BishopAleksander FrisonTitular Bishop of Limyra
BornRafael Garcia GonzálezBishop of León, Guanajuato, México
37.5AppointedTheodore Labrador Fraile, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Funing [Xiapu], ChinaArchbishop of Fuzhou [Foochow], China
32.7Ordained BishopBoļeslavs SloskānsTitular Bishop of CilliumApostolic Administrator of Minsk, Belarus
45.6AppointedPhilippe Zhao Huai-yi (Tchao)Vicar Apostolic of Süanhwafu, China
50.5AppointedAloysius Chen Guo-di (Tchen Chao-t’ien), O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Fenyang [Fenyang], China
12 May BornDesmond Charles Moore, M.S.C.Thebarton, AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Alotau-Sideia, Papua New Guinea
13 May49.5SucceededStephen Peter Alencastre, SS.CC. †Vicar Apostolic of Sandwich Islands, Hawaii, USA
68.7DiedLibert Hubert Jean Louis Boeynaems, SS.CC. †Vicar Apostolic of Hawaiian Islands, USA
30.5Ordained PriestAugustin Olbert, S.V.D. †Priest of Society of the Divine WordBishop of Qingdao [Tsingtao], China
52.7InstalledJuozapas SkvireckasArchbishop of Kaunas, Lithuania
25.0Ordained PriestFaustino M. Tissot, S.X. †Priest of Xaverian Missionary FathersBishop Emeritus of Zhengzhou [Chengchow], China
14 May61.0AppointedLorenzo Del PonteBishop of Acqui, Italy
44.8DiedGeremia PascucciBishop of Trivento, Italy
16 May43.3Ordained BishopBl. Hryhory LakotaTitular Bishop of DaoniumAuxiliary Bishop of Przemyśl, Sambor, et Sanok (Ruthenian), Poland
42.3Ordained BishopMečislovas ReinysTitular Bishop of TiddiAuxiliary Bishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
18 May45.4AppointedJoseph Gotthardt, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of MopsuestiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Windhoek, Namibia
45.4AppointedJoseph Gotthardt, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Windhoek, NamibiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
37.5AppointedTheodore Labrador Fraile, O.P. †Titular Bishop of FussalaArchbishop of Fuzhou [Foochow], China
20 May83.5DiedMartín García y Alcocer, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Cebu, Philippines
22 May59.5InstalledCarlo CremonesiPrelate of Beatissima Vergine Maria del SS.mo Rosario, ItalyCardinal, Secret Almoner Emeritus of the Office of Papal Charities
BornGeorges RolThiviersBishop Emeritus of Angoulême, France
23 May57.3Ordained BishopGiuseppe Antonio Ferdinando Bussolari, O.F.M. Cap. †Archbishop of Modena (e Nonantola), Italy
BornJude G. Cleary, O.S.B. †Abbot Emeritus of Belmont-Mary Help of Christians, North Carolina, USA
BornBasil Salvadore D’SouzaBondelBishop of Mangalore, India
56.8Ordained BishopBl. Manuel Medina y OlmosTitular Bishop of AmoriumBishop of Guadix, Spain
58.0InstalledCarlos Silva CotaposBishop of Talca, ChileBishop Emeritus
25 May64.5Ordained BishopEugène-Charles-Philippe CrépinTitular Bishop of Tralles in AsiaAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, France
26 May66.2DiedRinaldo Camillo Rousset, O.C.D. †Archbishop of Reggio Calabria, Italy
BornOtto WüstSurseeBishop Emeritus of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, Switzerland
27 May53.5Ordained BishopRambert-Irénée FaureBishop of Saint-Claude, France
BornJorge Maria Hourton PoissonSaubusse, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Temuco, Chile
28 MayBornPaul Michael Boyle, C.P. †Detroit, MI, USABishop Emeritus of Mandeville, Jamaica, Antilles
48.5AppointedAndrew James Louis BrennanBishop of Richmond, Virginia, USABishop Emeritus
29 May25.3Ordained PriestGiuseppe AmiciPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Modena (e Nonantola), Italy
24.1Ordained PriestValérien BélangerPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Montréal, Québec, Canada
23.9Ordained PriestLucjan BernackiPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno, Poland
24.9Ordained PriestAnacleto CazzanigaPriest of Milano {Milan}, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Urbino, Italy
23.9Ordained PriestJohn Baptist Choi Deok-hong (Choe, Tchoi)Priest of Taiku, Korea (South)Vicar Apostolic of Taiku, Korea (South)
23.5Ordained PriestGiovanni Umberto ColomboPriest of Milano {Milan}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
26.1Ordained PriestLeo Ferdinand DworschakPriest of Fargo, North Dakota, USABishop Emeritus
27.9Ordained PriestLeo Fabian FaheyPriestCoadjutor Bishop of Baker City, Oregon, USA
23.8Ordained PriestDaniel Figueroa VillónPriestBishop of Chiclayo, Peru
24.7Ordained PriestBoleslaw FilipiakPriest of Gniezno e Poznań, PolandCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Giovanni Bosco in via Tuscolana
23.2Ordained PriestJosé María García LahigueraPriest of Madrid, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Valencia, Spain
23.3Ordained PriestPedro Grau y Arola, C.M.F. †Priest of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MaryVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Quibdó, Colombia
25.7Ordained PriestMichael Alphonsus HarringtonPriestBishop of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
27.1Ordained PriestThomas Megan, S.V.D. †Priest of Society of the Divine WordPrefect Emeritus of Xinxiang [Sinsiang], China
24.8Ordained PriestMichel Olçomendy, M.E.P. †Priest of La Société des Missions EtrangèresArchbishop Emeritus of Singapore
24.6Ordained PriestFelix Romero MenjibarPriest of Córdoba, SpainArchbishop of Valladolid, Spain
24.0Ordained PriestJesús Serrano Pastor, C.M.F. †Priest of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MaryVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Darién, Panama
30 May26.8Ordained PriestApollinaris William Baumgartner, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania)
BornJames Edward Michaels, S.S.C.M.E. †ChicagoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, USA
50.6InstalledKaziemiras PaltarokasBishop of Panevėžys, Lithuania
55.6Ordained BishopJames J. RocheBishop of Ross, IrelandBishop of Cloyne, Ireland
31 May83.6DiedFélix-Adolphe-Camille-Jean-Baptiste GuillibertBishop of Fréjus, France
Jun52.6AppointedMarcelo Calvo, O.A.R. †Apostolic Administrator of Lábrea, Amazonas, BrazilApostolic Administrator Emeritus
1 Jun50.6AppointedFrancis Joseph BeckmanApostolic Administrator of Omaha, Nebraska, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Dubuque, Iowa, USA
BornLuigi BommaritoTerrasiniArchbishop Emeritus of Catania, Italy
53.5InstalledRambert-Irénée FaureBishop of Saint-Claude, France
BornDominik HrušovskýVelká Mana, SlovakiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Belarus
3 Jun60.8AppointedPietro di MariaApostolic Nuncio to SwitzerlandApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
BornLucien Monsi-AgbokaCotonouBishop Emeritus of Abomey, Benin
BornFrancis John SpencePerthArchbishop Emeritus of Kingston, Ontario, Canada
7 JunBornRobert SastreGrand-PopoBishop of Lokossa, Benin
9 Jun66.0DiedGeorg GlosauerAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
39.6Ordained BishopFrancis Martin KellyTitular Bishop of MylasaBishop Emeritus of Winona, Minnesota, USA
68.7DiedRaymond-Marie-Turiaf de La PorteBishop Emeritus of Le Mans, France
10 JunBornKevin McNamaraNewmarket-in-FergusArchbishop of Dublin, Ireland
BornAntônio Ribeiro de OliveiraOrizonaArchbishop Emeritus of Goiânia, Goias, Brazil
11 Jun26.7Ordained PriestThomas Arthur ConnollyPriest of San Francisco, California, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Seattle, Washington, USA
12 Jun25.5Ordained PriestDavid Frederick CunninghamPriest of Syracuse, New York, USABishop Emeritus
13 Jun25.2Ordained PriestFrancis Joseph SchenkPriest of Saint Paul, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus of Duluth, Minnesota, USA
43.1Ordained BishopEnrico Pascal Valtorta, P.I.M.E. †Titular Bishop of LerusBishop of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
16 Jun BornHildebrando Mendes CostaBarra do ItiúbaBishop Emeritus of Estância, Sergipe, Brazil
18 Jun79.2DiedJean-Marie Clerc, M.S.F.S. †Bishop of Vizagapatam, India
72.4RetiredAlexandre-Louis-Victor-Aimé Le Roy, C.S.Sp. †Superior General of Congregation of the Holy SpiritSuperior General Emeritus
51.7SucceededPierre Rossillon, M.S.F.S. †Bishop of Vizagapatam, India
19 Jun89.2DiedBenedetto Maria della CameraAuxiliary Bishop of Telese o Cerreto Sannita, ItalyTitular Bishop of Thermopylae
20 Jun54.2Ordained BishopAdolfo PaganiBishop of Como, Italy
21 Jun63.3Elevated to CardinalLuigi CapotostiCardinal, Datary of the Apostolic Datary
63.3ResignedLuigi CapotostiSecretary of the Congregation of the Discipline of the SacramentsCardinal, Datary of the Apostolic Datary
52.0AppointedRaoul-Octove-Marie-Jean HarscouëtBishop of Chartres, France
66.5AppointedMichele LegaCardinal-Bishop of FrascatiCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Discipline of the Sacraments
45.2AppointedFilippo MantiniBishop of Bosa, ItalyBishop of Cagli e Pergola, Italy
42.4AppointedJohn Joseph MittyBishop of Salt Lake, Utah, USAArchbishop of San Francisco, California, USA
70.6ConfirmedCyril IX MogabgabPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), Syria
70.6ConfirmedCyril IX MogabgabBishop of Damas (Melkite Greek), SyriaPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), Syria
59.5AppointedBernard O’KaneBishop of Derry, Ireland
56.6AppointedOctave-Louis PasquetBishop of Sées, FranceBishop Emeritus
76.1AppointedJean Baptiste Étienne Honoré PenonTitular Bishop of CusaeBishop Emeritus of Moulins, France
76.1RetiredJean Baptiste Étienne Honoré PenonBishop of Moulins, FranceBishop Emeritus
57.5AppointedCarlo PerosiCardinal-Deacon of Sant’EustachioCardinal, Secretary of the Sacred Consistorial Congregation
57.5Elevated to CardinalCarlo PerosiCardinal, Secretary of the Sacred Consistorial Congregation
45.8AppointedMiho PušicBishop of Hvar (-Brac e Vis), CroatiaBishop Emeritus
47.9ConfirmedElie Rischa (Richa)Titular Archbishop of Nazareth per i MaronitiBishop of Baalbek (Maronite), Lebanon
56.6AppointedIsidoro Sain, O.S.B. †Bishop of Rijeka (-Opatija), Croatia
54.3ConfirmedElie Chedid (Scedid)Titular Archbishop of Cyrrhus per i Maroniti
60.0AppointedQuirico TravainiBishop of Cuneo, ItalyBishop of Fossano, Italy
49.1AppointedFrancis John VaughanBishop of Menevia, Wales, Great Britain
22 Jun57.6InstalledLouis-Marie RicardBishop of Nice, France
23 Jun49.3AppointedLuigi MaglioneApostolic Nuncio to FranceCardinal, Secretary of State
24 Jun60.7AppointedFabio BerdiniTitular Bishop of PergamumBishop Emeritus of Cesena, Italy
60.7ResignedFabio BerdiniBishop of Cesena, ItalyBishop Emeritus
63.3AppointedLuigi CapotostiCardinal-Priest of San Pietro in VincoliCardinal, Datary of the Apostolic Datary
42.9AppointedFernando CentoTitular Archbishop of Seleucia PieriaCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
42.9AppointedFernando CentoApostolic Nuncio to VenezuelaCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
54.0AppointedBonaventura CerrettiCardinal-Priest of Santa CeciliaCardinal, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura
55.4AppointedNicola GiannattasioTitular Archbishop of PessinusBishop Emeritus of Nardò, Italy
55.4ResignedNicola GiannattasioBishop of Nardò, ItalyBishop Emeritus
45.0AppointedAugust Hlond, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Gniezno e Poznań, PolandCardinal, Archbishop of Gniezno, Poland
50.4AppointedRomuald JałbrzykowskiArchbishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
46.4AppointedArkadiusz LisieckiBishop of Katowice, Poland
51.7AppointedStanisław Kostka ŁukomskiBishop of Łomża, Poland
70.6AppointedFrancesco MaffeiTitular Archbishop of LimisaBishop Emeritus of Lacedonia, Italy
70.6ResignedFrancesco MaffeiBishop of Lacedonia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
54.5AppointedLuigi MazziniAuxiliary Bishop of Savona e Noli, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Anagni, Italy
54.5AppointedLuigi MazziniTitular Bishop of Philadelphia in LydiaBishop Emeritus of Anagni, Italy
54.5ResignedLuigi MazziniBishop of Anagni, ItalyBishop Emeritus
48.6AppointedBeniamino NardoneSecretary of the Congregation of Ceremonies
58.3AppointedLouis Petit, A.A. †Titular Archbishop of CorinthusArchbishop Emeritus of Athēnai {Athens}, Greece
58.3ResignedLouis Petit, A.A. †Archbishop of Athēnai {Athens}, GreeceArchbishop Emeritus
56.6AppointedMelchior Sun Dezhen (Souen), C.M. †Titular Bishop of EsbusVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Ankwo [Anguo], China
52.8AppointedOdoric Simon Cheng Hede (Tcheng), O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of CotennaPrefect of Puchi [Puqi], China
45.7AppointedPhilippe Zhao Huai-yi (Tchao)Titular Bishop of VagaVicar Apostolic of Süanhwafu, China
25 Jun BornJán Eugen KočišPozdislovce, SlovakiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Czech Republic (Ruthenian)
58.7AppointedJoseph Gabriel PintenBishop of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USABishop Emeritus
26 Jun BornWilliam Russell HouckMobileBishop Emeritus of Jackson, Mississippi, USA
32.6Ordained PriestAlphonse Streit, C.M.M. †Priest of Congregation of Mariannhill MissionariesBishop Emeritus of Mariannhill, South Africa
27 Jun52.1AppointedNicola CanaliOfficial of the Congregation of the Holy OfficeCardinal, Major Penitentiary of the Apostolic Penitentiary
28 Jun48.6AppointedAnton Ceska, S.V.D. †Prefect of Niigata, Japan
52.3AppointedJoseph Reiners, S.V.D. †Prefect of Nagoya, Japan
29 Jun25.7Ordained PriestRichard Cleire, M. Afr. †Priest of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)Bishop Emeritus of Kasongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
57.4Ordained BishopEmilio CottafaviBishop of Tarquinia e Civitavecchia, Italy
29.9Ordained PriestLouis-Marie-Joseph Durrieu, M. Afr. †Priest of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)Bishop of Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso
51.9Ordained BishopJohannes HillebrandTitular Bishop of CeramusAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, Germany
46.0Ordained BishopArturo Jara Marquez, S.D.B. †Vicar Apostolic of Magallanes-Islas Malvinas, ChileVicar Apostolic Emeritus
23.2Ordained PriestJoseph Martin, M. Afr. †Priest of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)Bishop Emeritus of Bururi, Burundi
24.6Ordained PriestJohannes Riegler, M.F.S.C. †Priest of Missionaries of the Sons of the Sacred Heart of JesusBishop of Lydenburg, South Africa
30 Jun BornGiovanni Bernardo Gremoli, O.F.M. Cap.Poppi, ItalyVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Arabia, Yemen
83.4DiedGiuseppe Salvatore ScattiBishop of Savona e Noli, Italy
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