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The Year of Our Lord 1929

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownDiedRoberto Brown, S.J. †Prefect of Salisbury, Zimbabwe
52.0ResignedAntonio Maria Capettini, P.I.M.E. †Auxiliary Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, ItalyVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Hanchung [Hanzhong], China
30.0Ordained PriestJulian Edward Dillon, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorPrefect of Shashi [Shasi], China
21.1ProfessedWilfrid J. Dufault, A.A. †Member of Augustinians of the AssumptionSuperior General Emeritus
48.0AppointedIwannis (Youhanna) GandourArchbishopTitular Archbishop of Bostra
BornBarnabas R. Halem ’ImanaRulangaraBishop Emeritus of Kabale, Uganda
DiedGiovanni Matteo Konings, O.S.C. †Prefect of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
27.7Ordained PriestMalcolm La Velle, C.P. †Priest of Congregation of the PassionSuperior General Emeritus
BornJérôme Nday Kanyangu LukundweKabongoBishop Emeritus of Kongolo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
51.2ResignedEduardo ParenteAuxiliary Bishop of Capua, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
36.8ProfessedSylvester Philip Wang Tao-nan (Uamtaonan), O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Fengxiang [Fengsiang], China
62.9ResignedJoseph Oswald Timothée Waller, S.M.A. †Prefect of Eastern Nigeria {Nigeria Orientale}Prefect Emeritus
1 JanBornRaffaello FunghiniCastiglion FiorentinoDean Emeritus of the Roman Rota
2 Jan BornAnton Pain Ratu, S.V.D.Tanah BolengBishop Emeritus of Atambua, Indonesia
3 JanBornLorenzo BellomiS. Lucia ExtraBishop of Trieste, Italy
4 Jan44.0AppointedRobert John ArmstrongBishop of Sacramento, California, USA
54.6AppointedJohn Francis O’HernBishop of Rochester, New York, USA
5 Jan BornWalter BrandmüllerAnsbach, GermanyCardinal, President Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
40.7AppointedGiovanni Maria Emilio Castellani, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Rhodos {Rhodes}, GreeceOfficial of the Secretariat of State
6 Jan60.4InstalledPasquale Dell’IsolaBishop of Cava e Sarno, Italy
53.1Ordained BishopDomenico MennaBishop of Mantova, ItalyBishop Emeritus
7 Jan60.8AppointedRamón Pérez y RodríguezBishop of Spain, MilitaryPatriarch of West Indies, Spain
60.8AppointedRamón Pérez y RodríguezTitular Bishop of SionPatriarch of West Indies, Spain
64.7DiedEugenio Tosi, O.Ss.C.A. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
8 Jan50.0AppointedCarlo Ilario Currea, S.J. †Prefect of Río Magdalena, Colombia
39.9AppointedFrancisco Javier Ochoa Ullate, O.A.R. †Prefect of Kweiteh [Shangqiu], ChinaBishop Emeritus of Shangqiu [Kweiteh], China
34.8Ordained PriestSeverios Giuseppe ValakuzhyilPriestBishop of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankarese), India
10 Jan71.9DiedJoseph PflugerAuxiliary Bishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
11 JanBornOscar Julio Alzamora Revoredo, S. M. †LimaBishop Emeritus of Tacna y Moquegua, Peru
BornManuel Mireles VaqueraNievesPrelate Emeritus of El Salto, Durango, México
55.9ResignedFilippo Perlo, I.M.C. †Superior General of Consolata MissionariesVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kenya, Kenya
58.8AppointedLuigi SinceroTitular Archbishop of Petra in PalaestinaCardinal, Secretary of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
13 Jan47.2Ordained BishopJosé María Eguino y TrecuBishop of Santander, Spain
58.8Ordained BishopLuigi SinceroTitular Archbishop of Petra in PalaestinaCardinal, Secretary of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
14 Jan82.4DiedJean Martin Adam, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Gabon, Gabon
15 Jan58.0AppointedNikolaus BaresBishop of Hildesheim, GermanyBishop of Berlin, Germany
63.4DiedJoseph DeitmerAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
39.8AppointedBernard James Sullivan, S.J. †Bishop of Patna, IndiaBishop Emeritus
16 Jan48.4DiedDomenico del BuonoBishop of Ruvo e Bitonto, Italy
60.3DiedJean-Baptiste ThomasBishop of Langres, France
17 JanBornAntonio Ignacio Velasco Garcia, S.D.B. †AcariguaCardinal, Archbishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
BornGeorge Otto WirzMonroeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Madison, Wisconsin, USA
18 Jan48.5AppointedFrancesco PetronelliBishop of Avellino, ItalyArchbishop of Trani e Barletta (e Nazareth e Bisceglie), Italy
66.2DiedIstván RévészVicar Apostolic of Hungary, Military
19 Jan BornEdmundo M. AbayaCandonArchbishop Emeritus of Nueva Segovia, Philippines
20 JanBornFrancisco F. Claver, S.J. †BontocVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bontoc-Lagawe, Philippines
49.3Ordained BishopErnesto de LaurentiisBishop of Ischia, Italy
21 Jan25.3Ordained PriestThéophile Albert Cadoux, M.S.C. †Priest of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusBishop Emeritus of Kaolack, Senegal
22 Jan BornFritz LobingerPassauBishop Emeritus of Aliwal, South Africa
BornAmérico do Couto OliveiraSanto TirsoBishop of Lamego, Portugal
24 JanBornJohn Aloysius Ward, O.F.M. Cap. †LeedsArchbishop Emeritus of Cardiff, Wales, Great Britain
25 Jan BornAdalberto Paulo da Silva, O.F.M. Cap.SambaíbaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
43.7AppointedPio de Freitas Silveira, C.M. †Bishop of Joinville, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus
BornMichael Michai KitbunchuSamphranCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bangkok, Thailand
41.3AppointedPedro Dionisio TibilettiAuxiliary Bishop of Corrientes, ArgentinaBishop of San Luis, Argentina
41.3AppointedPedro Dionisio TibilettiTitular Bishop of Euroea in EpiroBishop of San Luis, Argentina
26 Jan67.1DiedManuel María Vidal y BoullonBishop of Tui, Spain
27 Jan46.3Ordained BishopGustave-Joseph Deswazières, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of Maximiana in NumidiaBishop of Beihai [Pakhoi], China
26.0Ordained PriestFrederick Anthony Donaghy, M.M. †Priest of Catholic Foreign Mission Society of AmericaBishop Emeritus of Wuzhou [Wuchow], China
23.8Ordained PriestJoseph William Regan, M.M. †Priest of Catholic Foreign Mission Society of AmericaPrelate Emeritus of Tagum, Philippines
26.4Ordained PriestOctave-Marie Terrienne, M.S.C. †Priest of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Gilbert Islands {Isole Gilbert}, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)
28 Jan63.1AppointedPaul Justin CawetCoadjutor Bishop of Namur {Namen}, Belgium
63.1AppointedPaul Justin CawetTitular Bishop of HemeriaCoadjutor Bishop of Namur {Namen}, Belgium
Feb64.1ResignedJoseph Heintz, C.SS.R. †Prefect of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Prefect Emeritus
2 Feb58.6Ordained BishopPaulin LadeuzeTitular Bishop of Tiberias
41.9AppointedEvarist Zhang (Chang) ZhiliangVicar Apostolic of Tsining [Jining], China
41.9AppointedEvarist Zhang (Chang) ZhiliangTitular Bishop of CotennaVicar Apostolic of Tsining [Jining], China
3 Feb24.8Ordained PriestBl. Vasil HopkoPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Prešov (Prjašev) (Slovakian), Slovakia
78.3DiedPierre-Eugène-Alexandre MartyBishop of Montauban, France
53.0Ordained BishopJacques NessimianArchbishop of Mardin (Armenian), IraqBishop of Iskanderiya {Alexandria} (Armenian), Egypt
50.3Ordained BishopSettimio PeroniBishop of Norcia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
57.6Ordained BishopAntonio Rafael Villanueva, O.F.M. †Bishop of Cajamarca, Peru
4 Feb53.3SucceededJean-Marie JanBishop of Cap-Haïtien, HaïtiBishop Emeritus
80.9AppointedFrançois-Marie KersuzanTitular Bishop of SergiopolisBishop Emeritus of Cap-Haïtien, Haïti
80.9RetiredFrançois-Marie KersuzanBishop of Cap-Haïtien, HaïtiBishop Emeritus
40.7AppointedEdward Thomas Sheehan, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Yükiang [Yujiang], China
40.7AppointedEdward Thomas Sheehan, C.M. †Titular Bishop of CalydonVicar Apostolic of Yükiang [Yujiang], China
BornGilberto Valbuena SánchezChietlaBishop Emeritus of Colima, México
5 Feb49.5AppointedManuel Arce y OchotorenaBishop of Zamora, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Tarragona, Spain
39.5AppointedTheodor (Hermann) Breher, O.S.B. †Prefect of Yenki [Yanji], ChinaBishop of Yanji [Yenki], China
44.8AppointedManuel López AranaApostolic Administrator of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain
44.8AppointedManuel López AranaTitular Bishop of CuriumApostolic Administrator of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain
47.1AppointedLuciano Pérez PlateroBishop of Segovia, SpainArchbishop of Burgos, Spain
7 Feb48.3AppointedGiovanni Battista Anselmo, P.I.M.E. †Bishop of Dinajpur, BangladeshBishop Emeritus
BornAmbrogio Ravasi, I.M.C.Bellusco, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Marsabit, Kenya
8 Feb48.5AppointedGiovanni CostantiniBishop of Luni o La Spezia, Sarzana e Brugnato, ItalyBishop Emeritus
46.1AppointedWilhelm Finnemann, S.V.D. †Auxiliary Bishop of Manila, PhilippinesPrefect of Mindoro, Philippines
46.1AppointedWilhelm Finnemann, S.V.D. †Titular Bishop of SoraPrefect of Mindoro, Philippines
BornOscar RizzatoSan Giorgio della Pertiche, ItalyAlmoner Emeritus of the Office of Papal Charities
9 Feb55.6Ordained BishopTeofilius MatulionisTitular Bishop of MatregaBishop of Kaišiadorys, Lithuania
10 FebBornNoel Desmond DalySaleBishop Emeritus of Sandhurst, Australia
11 Feb74.1DiedJohn Aelen, M.H.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Madras, India
14 Feb BornEdgerton Roland ClarkeCambridgeArchbishop Emeritus of Kingston in Jamaica, Antilles
38.0Ordained BishopJacob Abraham Theophilos KalapurakalBishopBishop Emeritus of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankarese), India
59.0InstalledJules-Géraud SaliègeArchbishop of Toulouse (-Narbonne), FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Toulouse (-Narbonne-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), France
15 Feb57.3AppointedFranz KamprathAuxiliary Bishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
57.3AppointedFranz KamprathTitular Bishop of StadiaAuxiliary Bishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
17 Feb47.3InstalledJosé María Eguino y TrecuBishop of Santander, Spain
60.4DiedGiovanni GamberoniArchbishop of Vercelli, Italy
46.5Ordained BishopGaetano Mignani, C.M. †Titular Bishop of CassandriaBishop of Ji’an [Kian], China
51.9SucceededGiacomo MontanelliArchbishop of Vercelli, Italy
18 FebBornMichael (Michel) Hrynchyshyn, C.SS.R. †BuchananApostolic Exarch Emeritus of France (Ukrainian)
19 Feb62.4AppointedJules Elmire Douénel, M.E.P. †Superior of Sikkim, IndiaPrefect Emeritus of Sikkim, India
21 Feb BornNestor AssogbaAbomeyArchbishop Emeritus of Cotonou, Benin
24.5Ordained PriestJoseph Mary Marling, C.Pp.S. †Priest of Society of Precious BloodBishop Emeritus of Jefferson City, Missouri, USA
22 Feb BornGiacomo BabiniAlferoBishop Emeritus of Grosseto, Italy
44.1AppointedCesar Marie GuerreroBishop of Lingayen, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of San Fernando, Philippines
BornJorge Adolfo Carlos Livieres BanksAsunciónBishop Emeritus of Encarnación, Paraguay
33.1AppointedIldefonso Rea, O.S.B. †Abbot of Santissima Trinità di Cava de’ Tirreni, ItalyAbbot Emeritus of Montecassino, Italy
23 Feb24.1Ordained PriestVictor Bazin, M.E.P. †Priest of La Société des Missions EtrangèresArchbishop Emeritus of Rangoon, Myanmar
25.1Ordained PriestLaurenz BöggeringPriest of Münster, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
BornThomas Joseph CostelloCamdenAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Syracuse, New York, USA
23.1Ordained PriestPio Agostino Crivellari, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Trivento, Italy
23.5Ordained PriestSinforiano Lucas Rojo, O.M.I. †Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Pilcomayo, Paraguay
23.6Ordained PriestBiagio MustoPriestBishop of Aquino, Sora, e Pontecorvo, Italy
24 Feb58.1Ordained BishopNikolaus BaresBishop of Hildesheim, GermanyBishop of Berlin, Germany
41.2Ordained BishopJózsef GrőszTitular Bishop of Orthosias in PhoeniciaArchbishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
25 Feb50.5Ordained BishopMaurice-Louis DubourgBishop of Marseille, FranceArchbishop of Besançon, France
82.1DiedAntonio VicoCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of Rites
26 FebBornVitalis Djebarus, S.V.D. †WangkungBishop of Denpasar, Indonesia
63.9AppointedFranz FellingerAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
63.9AppointedFranz FellingerTitular Bishop of NisyrusAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
27 Feb40.0AppointedGiovanni Battista DellepianeApostolic Administrator of Izmir (Smirne), TurkeyApostolic Nuncio to Austria
28 FebBornBogdan BejzePabianiceAuxiliary Bishop of Łódź, Poland
BornJorge Bernal Vargas, L.C.ApizacoPrelate Emeritus of Cancún-Chetumal, Quintana Roo, México
44.2AppointedIstvan HászTitular Bishop of Sura
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