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The Year of Our Lord 1931

Bishop Events

March to April


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Mar45.4Ordained BishopBerthold Bühl, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of CartennaeBishop Emeritus of Oruro, Bolivia
45.2InstalledGiuseppe CogoniBishop of Nuoro, ItalyArchbishop of Oristano, Italy
2 Mar52.3InstalledSantino MargariaBishop of Civita Castellana, Orte e Gallese, Italy
3 Mar58.8AppointedEmilio Juan Francisco Lissón y Chávez, C.M. †Titular Archbishop of MethymnaArchbishop Emeritus of Lima, Peru
58.8ResignedEmilio Juan Francisco Lissón y Chávez, C.M. †Archbishop of Lima, PeruArchbishop Emeritus
4 Mar BornWilliam Henry KeelerSan Antonio, TXCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
6 Mar43.5AppointedMario VianelloBishop of Fidenza, ItalyArchbishop of Perugia, Italy
7 Mar91.1DiedPierre-Emile-Jean-Baptiste-Marie Grouard, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Grouard, Alberta, Canada
8 Mar54.8InstalledMaurilio Fossati, O.Ss.G.C. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
9 Mar BornJean Alix VerrierLatiboliereBishop Emeritus of Les Cayes, Haïti
11 Mar55.4AppointedFrancesco de FilippisBishop of Veroli, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Brindisi, Italy
12 Mar86.8DiedGaetano Bacile di CastiglioneBishop Emeritus of Castellaneta, Italy
13 Mar BornJoseph Marie Régis Belzile, O.F.M. Cap.Amqui, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Moundou, Chad
BornIstván SeregélySzombathelyArchbishop Emeritus of Eger, Hungary
14 Mar BornLéonard DhejjuDeleBishop Emeritus of Bunia, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
BornJosé Carlos de Oliveira, C.SS.R.AparecidaBishop Emeritus of Rubiataba-Mozarlândia, Goias, Brazil
17 Mar BornPietro Gabrielli, S.D.B.Pove del Grappa, ItalyVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Méndez, Ecuador
72.4DiedPietro MaffiCardinal, Archbishop of Pisa, Italy
19 Mar76.7DiedMichele CamilleriBishop of Santorini {Thira}, Greece
25.9Ordained PriestAdolph Gregory Schmitt, C.M.M. †Priest of Congregation of Mariannhill MissionariesBishop Emeritus of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
65.5Ordained BishopJoseph VogtBishop of Aachen, Germany
20 MarBornPeter Paul PrabhuChennai, IndiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Zimbabwe
21 Mar25.7Ordained PriestFlaviano AriolaPriestBishop Emeritus of Legazpi, Philippines
23.1Ordained PriestPolicarpo da Costa VazPriest of Viseu, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Guarda, Portugal
23.5Ordained PriestRamón Masnou BoixedaPriest of Vic, SpainBishop Emeritus
25.3Ordained PriestJohn Aloysius MurphyPriest of Shrewsbury, England, Great BritainArchbishop Emeritus of Cardiff, Wales, Great Britain
23.3Ordained PriestAndrew Gerard TynanPriest of Brisbane, AustraliaBishop of Rockhampton, Australia
22 MarBornEdmund John Patrick Collins, M.S.C. †BraidwoodBishop Emeritus of Darwin, Australia
26.4Ordained PriestMario De SantisPriest of Troia, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop
BornRobert William DonnellyToledoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Toledo, Ohio, USA
24.0Ordained PriestJosé Pont y GolPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Tarragona, Spain
BornBienvenido Solon TudtudCebu-CityPrelate of Marawi, Philippines
23 Mar BornClóvis Frainer, O.F.M. Cap.VeranopolisArchbishop Emeritus of Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil
48.3AppointedLeo Peter Kierkels, C.P. †Titular Archbishop of SalamisApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to India
48.3AppointedLeo Peter Kierkels, C.P. †Apostolic Delegate to IndiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
24 Mar51.2AppointedJuan Vicente Araña y Idígoras, O.C.D. †Bishop of Vijayapuram, IndiaBishop Emeritus
BornWilliam Leonard D’MelloMangaloreBishop Emeritus of Karwar, India
25 Mar65.5InstalledJoseph VogtBishop of Aachen, Germany
26 Mar39.2AppointedJoseph Chow Chi-shih (Ceuzisce, Zhou Ji-shi), C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Paotingfu, ChinaArchbishop of Nanchang [Nanchang], China
39.2AppointedJoseph Chow Chi-shih (Ceuzisce, Zhou Ji-shi), C.M. †Titular Bishop of CratiaArchbishop of Nanchang [Nanchang], China
52.4AppointedBonifacio Yeung Fuk-tseukAuxiliary Bishop of Canton [Guangzhou], China
52.4AppointedBonifacio Yeung Fuk-tseukTitular Bishop of EgugaAuxiliary Bishop of Canton [Guangzhou], China
27 Mar BornJames OdongoMoloArchbishop Emeritus of Tororo, Uganda
28 Mar72.6DiedPatrick Vincent DwyerBishop of Maitland, Australia
62.2SucceededEdmund John Aloysius Gleeson, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Maitland, Australia
51.2AppointedGiuseppe RossinoTitular Archbishop of ThessalonicaSecretary of the Congregation of Seminaries and Universities
29 Mar BornJosé Ramón Gurruchaga Ezama, S.D.B.Baracaldo, SpainBishop Emeritus of Lurín, Peru
BornVíctor Manuel López ForeroPuente NacionalArchbishop Emeritus of Bucaramanga, Colombia
30 Mar55.1AppointedGaspare Hou (Hu)Prefect of Linqing [Lintsing], ChinaPrefect Emeritus
48.9AppointedEdward Aloysius MooneyApostolic Delegate to JapanCardinal, Archbishop of Detroit, Michigan, USA
55.2SucceededDaniel Rivero RiveroBishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, BoliviaArchbishop Emeritus of Sucre, Bolivia
87.6DiedJosé Belisario Santistevan SeoaneBishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
3 Apr81.3DiedCharles-Henri-Célestin GibierBishop of Versailles, France
60.3SucceededBenjamin-Octave Roland-GosselinBishop of Versailles, FranceBishop Emeritus
4 Apr22.4Ordained PriestGiovanni Francesco DadonePriestBishop of Fossano, Italy
22.8Ordained PriestLéon-Arthur-Auguste ElchingerPriest of Strasbourg, FranceBishop Emeritus
22.3Ordained PriestDonald J. HerlihyPriestBishop of Ferns, Ireland
23.4Ordained PriestAntônio de Mendonça MonteiroPriest of São Salvador da Bahia, BrazilBishop of Bonfim, Bahia, Brazil
5 Apr BornAttila Miklósházy, S.J.Diósgyor, HungaryTitular Bishop of Castellum Minus
7 Apr62.2DiedEmilio CottafaviBishop of Tarquinia e Civitavecchia, Italy
58.1DiedJoseph ShielBishop of Rockhampton, Australia
8 Apr22.3Ordained PriestAugusto Fermo Azzolini, S.X. †Priest of Xaverian Missionary FathersBishop Emeritus of Makeni, Sierra Leone
9 AprBornJudson Michael ProcykArchbishop of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania, USA
BornJózsef TempfliCsanálos-UrziceniBishop Emeritus of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, Romania
BornPatrick Joseph WalshCobhBishop Emeritus of Down and Connor, Ireland
10 Apr44.7AppointedTeodoro Bernardo Eugenín Barrientos, SS.CC. †Apostolic Administrator of Valdivia, ChileBishop Emeritus of Chile, Military
44.7AppointedTeodoro Bernardo Eugenín Barrientos, SS.CC. †Titular Bishop of HierissusBishop Emeritus of Chile, Military
75.3DiedCompton Theodore Galton, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of British Guiana, Guyana, Antilles
BornFrancis Anthony GomesRangamatiaBishop Emeritus of Mymensingh, Bangladesh
64.9DiedFélix-Henri-François-Donatien Perroy, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Southern Burma {Birmania Meridionale}, Myanmar
53.8SucceededFrédéric-Joseph-Marie Provost, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Southern Burma {Birmania Meridionale}, Myanmar
63.1AppointedFlorentino Simón y Garriga, C.M.F. †Prelate of São José de Alto Tocantins, Brazil
63.1AppointedFlorentino Simón y Garriga, C.M.F. †Titular Bishop of LeucePrelate of São José de Alto Tocantins, Brazil
11 Apr56.8AppointedFerdinando BernardiBishop of Andria, ItalyArchbishop of Taranto, Italy
80.2DiedNematallah Carame, O.A.M. †Titular Bishop of Myndus
BornSergio SebastianiMontemonaco, ItalyCardinal, President Emeritus of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See
16 Apr55.0DiedIsidro Carrillo y SalazarBishop of Matagalpa, Nicaragua
17 Apr45.7AppointedKarl Joseph AlterBishop of Toledo, Ohio, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
46.1AppointedTeodoro PallaroniBishop of Sarsina, Italy
39.9AppointedUrban John VehrBishop of Denver, Colorado, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Denver, Colorado, USA
18 AprBornMiguel Rodriguez Rodriguez, C.SS.R. †Bishop Emeritus of Arecibo, Puerto Rico
BornRaúl Horacio Scarrone CarreroMontevideoBishop Emeritus of Florida, Uruguay
19 AprBornJosé de Jesús Aguilera RodriguezBishop Emeritus of Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca, México
59.9Ordained BishopJoseph Klemann, O.S.F.S. †Titular Bishop of DrusilianaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Great Namaqualand, Namibia
51.3Ordained BishopGiuseppe RossinoTitular Archbishop of ThessalonicaSecretary of the Congregation of Seminaries and Universities
27.0Ordained PriestAlphonse Tsung Huai-mo (Zhong Huai-mo), O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Yantai [Yentai], China
21 AprBornMathias William Schmidt, O.S.B. †Nortonville, KS, USABishop of Ruy Barbosa (Rui Barbosa), Bahia, Brazil
22 Apr39.5Ordained BishopJoseph Louis Aldée DesmaraisTitular Bishop of RuspaeBishop Emeritus of Amos, Québec, Canada
BornSymphorian Thomas Keeprath, O.F.M. Cap.KoodalloorBishop Emeritus of Jullundur, India
60.3InstalledBenjamin-Octave Roland-GosselinBishop of Versailles, FranceBishop Emeritus
46.7Ordained BishopJuan (Matías) Solá y Farrell, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of ColophonVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bluefields, Nicaragua
52.8Ordained BishopGuillermo Tritschler y CórdobaBishop of San Luis Potosí, MéxicoArchbishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
23 Apr BornFrancesco ZerrilloReinoBishop Emeritus of Lucera-Troia, Italy
24 Apr38.7AppointedThomas Kiely GormanBishop of Reno, Nevada, USABishop Emeritus of Dallas, Texas, USA
26 AprBornJerzy DabrowskiLiszkowoAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno, Poland
66.8DiedPetro Gebey (Ghebi, Gebé)Bishop of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), Ukraine
48.4Ordained BishopLeo Peter Kierkels, C.P. †Titular Archbishop of SalamisApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to India
40.4Ordained BishopFrancisco Javer Lauzurica y TorralbaTitular Bishop of SiniandusArchbishop of Oviedo, Spain
26.7Ordained PriestVolodymyr Malanczuk, C.SS.R. †Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerApostolic Exarch Emeritus of France (Ukrainian)
50.8Ordained BishopArcangelo Mazzotti, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Sassari, Italy
27 Apr46.1AppointedIgnatius Arnoz, C.M.M. †Superior of Bulawayo, ZimbabweVicar Apostolic of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
BornJoseph Wang Yu-jungShanghaiBishop Emeritus of Taichung, Taiwan
28 Apr58.6AppointedEmilio Cecco, C.S.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Napo, EcuadorVicar Apostolic Emeritus
58.6AppointedEmilio Cecco, C.S.I. †Titular Bishop of LetopolisVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Napo, Ecuador
35.4AppointedPatrick Joseph FarrellyCoadjutor Bishop of Lismore, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
35.4AppointedPatrick Joseph FarrellyTitular Bishop of Neve (Nebo)Bishop Emeritus of Lismore, Australia
30 Apr34.7AppointedBartolomé AdornoBishop of Villarrica, ParaguayFormer Bishop-Elect
BornEugene John GerberKingmanBishop Emeritus of Wichita, Kansas, USA
46.6AppointedEmilio Sosa Gaona, S.D.B. †Bishop of Concepción y Chaco, ParaguayBishop Emeritus of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en Paraguay
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