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The Year of Our Lord 1938

Bishop Events

May to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
May56.3ResignedJean-François Cuvelier, C.SS.R. †Vicar Apostolic of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
1 May68.8Ordained BishopAlfonso FerrandinaTitular Bishop of Leptis MagnaAuxiliary Bishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
52.4Ordained BishopWilliam Aloysius GriffinAuxiliary Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, USABishop of Trenton, New Jersey, USA
47.7Ordained BishopGiuseppe ProntiBishop of Acquapendente, ItalyBishop of Nocera Umbra-Gualdo Tadino, Italy
57.2Ordained BishopJohn Reesinck, M.H.M. †Titular Bishop of ThinisVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Upper Nile {Nilo Superiore}, Uganda
BornJames Vernon WeisgerberVibankArchbishop Emeritus of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
2 May BornJosé Luis Amezcua MelgozaPuréperoBishop Emeritus of Colima, México
78.0DiedNicola JezzoniBishop Emeritus of Valva e Sulmona, Italy
4 May54.7Ordained BishopLouis LiagreBishop of La Rochelle (-Saintes), France
40.6Ordained BishopPierre Martin Ngô-Dinh-ThucTitular Bishop of SaesinaArchbishop Emeritus of Huę, Viet Nam
AppointedMichael Augustin O’Connor, O.P. †Prefect of Jian’ou [Kienow, Kienning], ChinaPrefect Emeritus
5 May72.8DiedGiorgio Francesco DelrioArchbishop of Oristano, Italy
6 May BornIldefonso Obama ObonoKogoArchbishop of Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
7 May37.4AppointedManuel Larraín ErrazurizCoadjutor Bishop of Talca, ChileBishop
37.4AppointedManuel Larraín ErrazurizTitular Bishop of Thubunae in NumidiaBishop of Talca, Chile
8 May51.3Ordained BishopNicanor Roberto Aguirre BausTitular Bishop of HipposBishop Emeritus of Loja, Ecuador
BornPierre Lucien Claverie, O.P. †AlgerBishop of Oran, Algeria
10 MayBornAnthony Joseph O’ConnellLisheen, IrelandBishop Emeritus of Palm Beach, Florida, USA
13 May BornIván Antonio Marín LópezJardinArchbishop of Popayán, Colombia
14 May45.0AppointedAlbini LafortuneBishop of Nicolet, Québec, Canada
34.0AppointedJuan Alberto de la Merced Martín y VillaverdeBishop of Matanzas, Cuba
15 May57.3Ordained BishopCarmelo Ballester y Nieto, C.M. †Bishop of León, SpainArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
52.7Ordained BishopMichal BuzalkaTitular Bishop of ConeAuxiliary Bishop of Trnava, Slovakia
22.6Ordained PriestVittorio OttavianiPriest of L’Aquila, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Marsi, Italy
23.3Ordained PriestLuis Aníbal Rodríguez PardoPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
71.9AppointedHermann Joseph SträterApostolic Administrator of Aachen, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop
16 May56.5AppointedGaetano CicognaniApostolic Nuncio to SpainCardinal, Pro-Prefect Emeritus of the Apostolic Signatura
BornEmerson John MooreNew YorkAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USA
42.4AppointedAntonio SantinBishop of Trieste e Capodistria (Koper), ItalyBishop Emeritus
17 May53.0Ordained BishopWilliam Francis MurphyBishop of Saginaw, Michigan, USA
18 May50.7DiedMarie-Louis-Joseph-Constantin Tournier, M.E.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Coimbatore, India
20 May47.2AppointedAlexandre Digard, O.F.M. †Prefect of Yiduxian [Iduhsien], ChinaPrefect Emeritus
21 May36.0AppointedHeinrich Horst, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Lwangwa, Zambia
36.0AppointedHeinrich Horst, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of HermonthisVicar Apostolic of Lwangwa, Zambia
33.8AppointedInigo Maximilian König, S.D.S. †Prefect of Shaowu [Shaowu], China
AppointedJacob Jan Kusters, M.S.F. †Prefect of Bandjarmasin, IndonesiaPrefect Emeritus
46.3AppointedFerdinand Loy, S.V.D. †Prefect of Xinjiang-Urumqi [Sinkiang], China
83.2ResignedPaul-Marie Ramond, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Hung Hoá, Viet NamVicar Apostolic Emeritus
48.9AppointedPedro Paulo Santos SongcoBishop of Nueva Caceres, PhilippinesArchbishop of Caceres (Nueva Caceres), Philippines
64.2SucceededGustave-Georges-Arsčne Vandaele, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Hung Hoá, Viet Nam
62.6ResignedHeribert Aloysius Theodor Winkler, S.D.S. †Superior of Shaowu [Shaowu], ChinaSuperior Emeritus
22 May BornTheodorus van Ruijven (van Ruyven), C.M.Rijswijk, NetherlandsVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Nekemte, Ethiopia
23 May67.0DiedBenvenuto Diego Alonso y Nistal, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Caroní, Venezuela
28.6Ordained PriestDominique-Marie Dinh-Duc-TruPriestBishop of Thái Binh, Viet Nam
BornPatrick ItekaUponeraBishop of Mahenge, Tanzania
59.0AppointedGiorgio Rossi, C.S.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Napo, Ecuador
59.0AppointedGiorgio Rossi, C.S.I. †Titular Bishop of LebessusVicar Apostolic of Napo, Ecuador
24 May43.1AppointedCzeslaw KaczmarekBishop of Kielce, Poland
36.1Ordained BishopMariano MadriagaBishop of Lingayen, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus of Lingayen-Dagupan, Philippines
25 May BornGuy André Dominique Marie Chevalier, SS.CC.Les Herbiers, FranceBishop of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)
26 May29.3Ordained PriestIgnacio Arbulú PinedaPriestBishop of Huánuco, Peru
39.3AppointedBernard William GriffinTitular Bishop of AppiaCardinal, Archbishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
39.3AppointedBernard William GriffinAuxiliary Bishop of Birmingham, England, Great BritainCardinal, Archbishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
42.9Ordained BishopPietro Massa, P.I.M.E. †Titular Bishop of CitharizumBishop of Nanyang [Nanyang], China
26.5Ordained PriestThomas Joseph McDonoughPriest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
34.8AppointedMário de Miranda Vilas-BoasBishop of Garanhuns, Pernambuco, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Paraíba, Paraiba, Brazil
28 May57.7AppointedJohn Henry KingAuxiliary Bishop of Portsmouth, England, Great BritainBishop
57.7AppointedJohn Henry KingTitular Bishop of OpusBishop of Portsmouth, England, Great Britain
73.7AppointedGusztáv Károly MajláthTitular Archbishop of SoteropolisBishop Emeritus of Alba Iulia, Romania
73.7RetiredGusztáv Károly MajláthBishop of Alba Iulia, RomaniaBishop Emeritus
48.2SucceededAdolfo VorbuchnerBishop of Alba Iulia, Romania
29 May BornMax John RodriguesKarachiBishop of Hyderabad in Pakistan
30 May54.1DiedIgino Maria Serci VaquerBishop of Ozieri, Italy
49.4AppointedTihamér TóthCoadjutor Bishop of Veszprém, HungaryBishop
49.4AppointedTihamér TóthTitular Bishop of OlbiaBishop of Veszprém, Hungary
31 May60.8Ordained BishopRéginald Duprat, O.P. †Bishop of Prince-Albert, Saskatchewan, CanadaBishop Emeritus
AppointedFelice Herrmann, O.F.M. †Prefect of Karafuto, Russian Federation
1 Jun BornCarlo CaffarraSamboseto di BussetoCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
2 Jun BornDieter Bernd Scholz, S.J.BerlinBishop of Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe
3 JunAppointedLaszlo Lombos, O.F.M. †Prefect of Baojing [Paoking, Shaoyang], China
4 Jun25.3Ordained PriestLeonard Philip CowleyPriest of Saint Paul, Minnesota, USAAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
25.4Ordained PriestHilary Baumann HackerPriestBishop Emeritus of Bismarck, North Dakota, USA
5 Jun57.5Ordained BishopFlorido Ambrogio Acciari, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Rhodos {Rhodes}, Greece
25.3Ordained PriestWilfrid Emmett DoylePriest of Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
65.6Ordained BishopFrancis-Xavier Gsell, M.S.C. †Bishop of Darwin, Australia
6 Jun BornJoseph Augustine CharanakunnelEdamattamArchbishop Emeritus of Raipur, India
60.1DiedSt. Raphael Guizar ValenciaBishop of Veracruz-Jalapa, México
BornJonas KauneckasTroyoniškisBishop Emeritus of Panevėžys, Lithuania
8 Jun BornAngelo Amato, S.D.B.Molfetta, ItalyCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
9 Jun49.7AppointedEnrico Montalbetti, Obs. S.C. †Archbishop of Reggio Calabria, Italy
10 Jun44.2AppointedDaniel Gomes Junqueira, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of Cubango in AngolaBishop of Nova Lisboa, Angola
37.7AppointedJohn Angel Romaniello, M.M. †Prefect of Guilin [Kweilin], ChinaPrefect Emeritus
11 Jun27.4Ordained PriestGérard Bertrand, M. Afr. †Priest of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)Bishop Emeritus of Navrongo, Ghana
25.3Ordained PriestJean-Baptiste Brunon, P.S.S. †Priest of Society of Priests of Saint SulpiceBishop Emeritus of Tulle, France
25.9Ordained PriestJoseph Byeong Hwa ChangPriestBishop Emeritus of Masan, Korea (South)
26.4Ordained PriestJohn A. Choi Jae-seonPriest of Pusan, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus of Busan {Pusan}, Korea (South)
24.7Ordained PriestEtienne-Marie-Félix Courtois, M. Afr. †Priest of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)Bishop of Kayes, Mali
59.2InstalledRafael Lira InfanteBishop of Valparaíso, Chile
25.4Ordained PriestJoseph Louis André OuellettePriestBishop Emeritus of Mont-Laurier, Québec, Canada
22.9Ordained PriestAlessandro PiazzaPriestBishop Emeritus of Albenga-Imperia, Italy
27.1Ordained PriestJohn Baptist Sye Bong-KilPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Daegu {Taegu}, Korea (South)
57.3AppointedFrancis Joseph TiefTitular Bishop of Nisa in LyciaBishop Emeritus of Concordia, Kansas, USA
57.3ResignedFrancis Joseph TiefBishop of Concordia, Kansas, USABishop Emeritus
26.4Ordained PriestLouis-Albert VachonPriest of Québec, CanadaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
25.0Ordained PriestJoannes Antonius Eduardus van DodewaardPriestBishop of Haarlem, Netherlands
12 Jun25.0Ordained PriestFrancis Anthony MarroccoPriest of Peterborough, Ontario, CanadaBishop
13 Jun70.9Ordained BishopHilaire Felder, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of Geras
61.6AppointedEdward Aleksander Wladyslaw O’RourkeTitular Bishop of SopheneBishop Emeritus of Gdańsk, Poland
61.6ResignedEdward Aleksander Wladyslaw O’RourkeBishop of Gdańsk, PolandBishop Emeritus
40.4AppointedCarlo Maria SplettBishop of Gdańsk, Poland
14 Jun52.6AppointedLouis Prosper Durand, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of SebelaBishop Emeritus of Yantai [Yentai], China
52.6AppointedLouis Prosper Durand, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Chefoo, ChinaBishop Emeritus of Yantai [Yentai], China
62.2AppointedJean-Marie Masson, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Colombo, Sri LankaArchbishop of Colombo in Ceylon, Sri Lanka
56.7AppointedTerence Bernard McGuireBishop of Goulburn, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus of Canberra (and Goulburn), Australia
37.7AppointedLéon-Adolphe Messmer, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of Ambanja, MadagascarBishop Emeritus of Ambanja, Madagascar
45.0AppointedHenri Joseph Marius Piérard, A.A. †Vicar Apostolic of Beni nel Congo Belga {Belgian Congo}Bishop Emeritus of Beni, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
45.0AppointedHenri Joseph Marius Piérard, A.A. †Titular Bishop of AndropolisBishop Emeritus of Beni, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
48.3AppointedFlorencio Sanz Esparza, C.M. †Bishop of Cuttack, IndiaBishop Emeritus
43.9AppointedAlphonse Marie Van den Bosch, C.SS.R. †Vicar Apostolic of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
43.9AppointedAlphonse Marie Van den Bosch, C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of PhilaeBishop Emeritus of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
17 JunAppointedJean-Henri Mazoyer, O.M.I. †Prefect of Vientiane e Luang-Prabang, Laos
18 JunBornSalvatore BoccaccioRomaBishop of Frosinone-Veroli-Ferentino, Italy
71.9DiedGodefroy Frederix, C.I.C.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Ninghsia, ChinaVicar Apostolic
19 Jun25.5Ordained PriestJoseph A. CarrollPriest of Dublin, IrelandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
22.5Ordained PriestGirolamo Maria Casalini, O.S.M. †Priest of Order of Friar Servants of MaryBishop Emeritus of Manzini, Swaziland
24.0Ordained PriestPatrick LennonPriest of Kildare and Leighlin, IrelandBishop Emeritus
20 Jun51.4Ordained BishopUbald Langlois, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of RisiniumVicar Apostolic of Grouard, Alberta, Canada
21 Jun BornJosé Luis Castro Medellín, M. S. F.Mineral de La NoriaBishop of Tacámbaro, Michoacán, México
24 JunBornVictor Adibe ChikweIhitte EzinihitteBishop of Ahiara, Nigeria
BornFelix Alaba Adeosin JobEsureArchbishop Emeritus of Ibadan, Nigeria
25.6Ordained PriestTiago Miguel (James Michael) Ryan, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Santarém, Para, Brazil
25 Jun80.0AppointedTimothy J. CorbettTitular Bishop of VitaBishop Emeritus of Crookston, Minnesota, USA
80.0RetiredTimothy J. CorbettBishop of Crookston, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus
BornMarian DuśRózaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
BornMário Pasqualotto, P.I.M.E.Valenza PoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
35.8Ordained BishopOctave-Marie Terrienne, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of MenelaitesVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Gilbert Islands {Isole Gilbert}, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)
26 Jun33.5Ordained PriestJan CieńskiPriestBishop
24.6Ordained PriestJulius GábrišPriestApostolic Administrator of Trnava, Slovakia
26.6Ordained PriestAngelin Maurice Lovey, C.R.B. †Priest of Canons Regular of the Hospitaller Congregation of Great Saint BernardSuperior General Emeritus
22.5Ordained PriestLuigi MaffeoPriestArchbishop of Italy, Military
23.4Ordained PriestCostante MaltoniPriestApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Pakistan
24.0Ordained PriestRudolf SchmidPriest of Augsburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
27 Jun73.2DiedFrancisco AlbertiArchbishop of La Plata, Argentina
BornPietro SambiSogliano al Rubicone, ItalyApostolic Nuncio to United States of America
28 JunBornAnnetto DepasqualeQormiAuxiliary Bishop of Malta
BornPeter Celestine Elampassery, O.F.M. Cap.MuttuchiraBishop of Jammu-Srinagar, India
BornAntoine GanyéSedjéArchbishop of Cotonou, Benin
29 Jun30.1Ordained PriestMario BriniPriestSecretary Emeritus of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
25.9Ordained PriestJean Eugčne Gabriel David, C.S.Sp. †Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop Emeritus of Majunga, Madagascar
27.3Ordained PriestBruno Bernard HeimPriest of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, SwitzerlandApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
24.2Ordained PriestAntonio Kühner y Kühner, M.F.S.C. †Priest of Missionaries of the Sons of the Sacred Heart of JesusBishop of Huánuco, Peru
22.6Ordained PriestAlbert-Georges-Yves MalboisPriest of Versailles, FranceBishop Emeritus of Evry-Corbeil-Essonnes, France
24.2Ordained PriestUgo PolettiPriest of Novara, ItalyCardinal, Vicar General Emeritus of Roma {Rome}, Italy
23.7Ordained PriestJoseph Gustave Roland Prévost Godard, P.M.E. †Priest of Société des Missions-ÉtrangčresVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Pucallpa, Peru
23.7Ordained PriestMario RossiPriestBishop of Vigevano, Italy
22.7Ordained PriestMario SchieranoPriest of Torino {Turin}, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Italy, Military
27.3Ordained PriestFrancesco SanmartinoPriestAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Torino {Turin}, Italy
49.5Ordained BishopTihamér TóthTitular Bishop of OlbiaBishop of Veszprém, Hungary
58.6Ordained BishopAntonijs Urbšs (Urbbs)Bishop of Liepāja, Latvia
24.6Ordained PriestLouis Van Steene, M. Afr. †Priest of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)Archbishop Emeritus of Bukavu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
30 Jun39.4Ordained BishopBernard William GriffinTitular Bishop of AppiaCardinal, Archbishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
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