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The Year of Our Lord 1939

Bishop Events

May to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 May41.5Ordained BishopFrancisco José Bruls Canisius, S.M.M. †Titular Bishop of ParaetoniumBishop Emeritus of Villavicencio, Colombia
51.7Ordained BishopDomenico Grassi, P.I.M.E. †Bishop of Bezwada, IndiaBishop of Vijayawada, India
4 May45.7AppointedLeopold Brellinger, S.J. †Prefect of Kinghsien [Jingxian], ChinaBishop of Jingxian [Kinghsien], China
67.4AppointedAdam HefterTitular Bishop of MarcianaBishop Emeritus of Gurk, Austria
67.4ResignedAdam HefterBishop of Gurk, AustriaBishop Emeritus
5 May56.0AppointedPaolo RostagnoBishop of Ivrea, Italy
6 May50.3DiedTihamér TóthBishop of Veszprém, Hungary
7 May50.3Ordained BishopFelice BeccaroBishop of Nuoro, ItalyBishop of San Miniato, Italy
62.6Ordained BishopJean-Germain Mousset, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of Irenopolis in IsauriaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Taiku, Korea (South)
BornRaymond MpezeleBulandaBishop of Livingstone, Zambia
8 May BornJosé Joaquín Troconis MontielMaracaiboAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Valencia en Venezuela
9 May66.2DiedHenryk Ignacy PrzeździeckiBishop of Siedlce, Poland
10 May21.0Solemn ProfessedConstantin Koser, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorMinister General Emeritus
11 May BornRenato Ascencio LeónLeónBishop of Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, México
57.1AppointedEgidio LariApostolic Nuncio to BoliviaTitular Archbishop of Tyrus
12 MayBornDaniel Acharuparambil, O.C.D. †PalliportArchbishop of Verapoly, India
82.1DiedIsidore-Marie-Victor Douceré, S.M. †Vicar Apostolic of New Hebrides {Isole Nouve Ebridi}, Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania)
14 May36.5Ordained BishopMiklós Dudás, O.S.B.M. †Bishop of Hajdúdorog (Hungarian), Hungary
16 May BornEugenio Dal Corso, P.S.D.P.Lugo di Valpantena di Grezzana, ItalyBishop of Benguela, Angola
55.3SucceededCharles-Albert Gounot, C.M. †Archbishop of Carthage, Tunisia
48.1DiedLuis Calixto Leiva CharryBishop of Barranquilla, Colombia
75.1DiedAlexis Lemaître, M. Afr. †Archbishop of Carthage, Tunisia
BornCarmo João Rhoden, S.C.I.InhacoráBishop of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, Brazil
17 May77.9DiedAntoni LaubitzAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno e Poznań, Poland
BornDiego Rafael Padrón SánchezMontalbánArchbishop of Cumaná, Venezuela
18 May BornJosé Jovêncio Balestieri, S.D.B.MassarandubaBishop Emeritus of Rio do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil
56.3DiedEmile BarthèsAuxiliary Bishop of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur), France
25.6Ordained PriestJoseph Albertus MartinPriestBishop Emeritus of Nicolet, Québec, Canada
20 May72.9AppointedJosé María Caro RodríguezArchbishop of La Serena, ChileCardinal, Archbishop of Santiago de Chile
BornWilliam Joseph DendingerColeridgeBishop of Grand Island, Nebraska, USA
BornPeter RemigiusManakudy-MelBishop of Kottar, India
44.6AppointedAlfredo Silva SantiagoArchbishop of Concepción (Santissima Concezione), ChileArchbishop Emeritus
21 May37.3Ordained BishopLuis Andrade Valderrama, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of DagnumBishop Emeritus of Antioquía, Colombia
47.5Ordained BishopJob Chen Chi-ming (Ki-meng), C.M. †Titular Bishop of PertaBishop of Zhengding [Chengting], China
22 May BornFrancisco González Valer, S.F.Arcos de Jalon, Soria, SpainAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
24 May BornCristoforo Palmieri, C.M.Bitonto, ItalyBishop of Rrëshen, Albania
25 May39.9AppointedJoseph Kiwánuka, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Masaka, UgandaArchbishop of Rubaga, Uganda
39.9AppointedJoseph Kiwánuka, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of ThibicaArchbishop of Rubaga, Uganda
50.5AppointedAlain-Sébastien Le Breton, S.M.M. †Titular Bishop of HypselisBishop Emeritus of Toamasina, Madagascar
50.5AppointedAlain-Sébastien Le Breton, S.M.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Tamatave, MadagascarBishop Emeritus of Toamasina, Madagascar
46.4AppointedLouis La Ravoire Morrow, S.D.B. †Bishop of Krishnagar, IndiaBishop Emeritus
58.8AppointedFrancesco PetronelliArchbishop of Trani e Barletta (e Nazareth e Bisceglie), Italy
45.5AppointedIgnace RamarosandratanaVicar Apostolic of Miarinarivo, MadagascarBishop of Miarinarivo, Madagascar
45.5AppointedIgnace RamarosandratanaTitular Bishop of ThiavaBishop of Miarinarivo, Madagascar
56.4AppointedPietro TesauriArchbishop of Lanciano (e Ortona), Italy
28 May48.5Ordained BishopIgnacio de Alba y HernándezTitular Bishop of AlgizaBishop Emeritus of Colima, México
BornMathai Kochuparampil, S.D.B. †KanjirapallyBishop of Diphu, India
29 May BornDominic Su Haw ChiuSibuBishop Emeritus of Sibu, Malaysia
30 May41.2Ordained BishopJean-Baptiste Boivin, S.M.A. †Titular Bishop of OnuphisArchbishop Emeritus of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
25.7Ordained PriestFrancis Joseph McSorley, O.M.I. †Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateVicar Apostolic of Jolo, Philippines
31 May34.0AppointedJoseph Faye, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of Ziguinchor, SenegalPrefect Emeritus
1 Jun76.5AppointedGiuseppe LojaconoTitular Archbishop of AprusBishop Emeritus of Ariano, Italy
76.5ResignedGiuseppe LojaconoBishop of Ariano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
2 Jun61.5AppointedCesaire Stern, O.F.M. †Prefect of Weihai [Weihaiwei], ChinaPrefect Emeritus
3 Jun BornAntonio Arregui YarzaOñata, SpainArchbishop of Guayaquil, Ecuador
25.5Ordained PriestPatrick Joseph CaseyPriest of Westminster, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus of Brentwood, England, Great Britain
25.3Ordained PriestThomas Andrew DonnellanPriestArchbishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
24.2Ordained PriestPhilip James Benedict HarveyPriestAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Westminster, England, Great Britain
24.5Ordained PriestJan MichalskiPriest of Gniezno e Poznań, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Gniezno, Poland
22.9Ordained PriestGiulio OggioniPriest of Lodi, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Bergamo, Italy
25.4Ordained PriestCornelius Michael PowerPriest of Seattle, Washington, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Portland in Oregon, USA
24.2Ordained PriestFelicissimus Alphonse Raeymaeckers, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop Emeritus of Lahore, Pakistan
25.5Ordained PriestJohn Joseph Thomas RyanPriest of Albany, New York, USAArchbishop Emeritus of United States of America, Military
26.1Ordained PriestJoost (Joseph) Van den Biesen, M. Afr. †Priest of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Abercorn, Zambia
22.5Ordained PriestGuilford Clyde YoungPriest of Rockhampton, AustraliaArchbishop of Hobart, Australia
4 Jun62.6DiedFranciszek LisowskiBishop of Tarnów, Poland
5 Jun50.6DiedFirmin LamyBishop of Langres, France
6 Jun36.5AppointedSmiljan Franjo CekadaAuxiliary Bishop of Vrhbosna {Sarajevo}, Bosnia and HerzegovinaArchbishop
36.5AppointedSmiljan Franjo CekadaTitular Bishop of PharbaethusArchbishop of Vrhbosna {Sarajevo}, Bosnia and Herzegovina
55.4DiedDominic Langenbacher, C.P. †Prefect Emeritus of Shenchow, China
7 Jun BornDimitrios SalachasAthensApostolic Exarch of Greece (Greek)
9 Jun BornClaudio StagniGanzanigoBishop of Faenza-Modigliana, Italy
10 Jun40.3AppointedWilliam Otterwell BradyBishop of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USAArchbishop of Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
39.6AppointedThomas Arthur ConnollyAuxiliary Bishop of San Francisco, California, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Seattle, Washington, USA
39.6AppointedThomas Arthur ConnollyTitular Bishop of SilaArchbishop Emeritus of Seattle, Washington, USA
26.2Ordained PriestFirmin Courtemanche, M. Afr. †Priest of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)Bishop Emeritus of Chipata, Zambia
43.7AppointedRichard James CushingAuxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
43.7AppointedRichard James CushingTitular Bishop of MelaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
56.5AppointedMaurice-Auguste-Eugène FoinAuxiliary Bishop of Le Mans, France
56.5AppointedMaurice-Auguste-Eugène FoinTitular Bishop of IonopolisAuxiliary Bishop of Le Mans, France
58.6AppointedMaximilian Josef Johannes KallerApostolic Administrator of Klaipeda, LithuaniaBishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
45.7AppointedBl. Michaël KozalAuxiliary Bishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
45.7AppointedBl. Michaël KozalTitular Bishop of LappaAuxiliary Bishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
AppointedSalvatore Pane, C.M. †Prefect of Tigrai, Ethiopia
11 JunBornJoseph Sunday AjomoOgoriBishop of Lokoja, Nigeria
BornSalvatore NunnariReggio CalabriaArchbishop of Cosenza-Bisignano, Italy
24.7Ordained PriestWalenty WójcikPriest of Sandomierz, PolandAuxiliary Bishop of Sandomierz-Radom, Poland
12 Jun59.4AppointedThomas Edward FlynnBishop of Lancaster, England, Great Britain
13 Jun41.1AppointedJames ColbertVicar Apostolic of Port Elizabeth, South AfricaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
41.1AppointedJames ColbertTitular Bishop of OlbiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Port Elizabeth, South Africa
56.6AppointedFranziskus Xaver Hennemann, S.A.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Cape Town, South AfricaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
51.4AppointedJean Larregain, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Yünnanfu, China
51.4AppointedJean Larregain, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of ArycandaVicar Apostolic of Yünnanfu, China
52.4AppointedGuy-Léandre Le Floch, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Ajmer, India
43.1AppointedLeo Isidore Scharmach, M.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Rabaul, Papua New GuineaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
43.1AppointedLeo Isidore Scharmach, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of MosteneVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
49.7AppointedLeo Hale Taylor, S.M.A. †Vicar Apostolic of Costa di Benin, NigeriaArchbishop Emeritus of Lagos, Nigeria
15 Jun BornJaime Rodríguez Salazar, M.C.C.I.La Luz, MéxicoBishop of Huánuco, Peru
17 Jun51.4AppointedOreste RauziAuxiliary Bishop of Trento, Italy
51.4AppointedOreste RauziTitular Bishop of ArgosAuxiliary Bishop of Trento, Italy
BornRaymond Roussin, S. M.Saint-VitalArchbishop Emeritus of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
18 Jun25.5Ordained PriestAntoni AdamiukPriestAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Opole, Poland
25.7Ordained PriestJoseph CunnanePriest of Tuam, IrelandArchbishop Emeritus
28.9Ordained PriestEdward John Harper, C.SS.R. †Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop Emeritus of Saint Thomas, American Virgin Islands, USA
25.0Ordained PriestJames KavanaghPriest of Dublin, IrelandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
24.6Ordained PriestThomas MorrisPriest of Cashel (-Emly), IrelandArchbishop Emeritus
26.7Ordained PriestBernardo José Nolker, C.SS.R. †Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop Emeritus of Paranaguá, Parana, Brazil
52.8Ordained BishopPeter Rogan, M.H.M. †Titular Bishop of AcmoniaBishop Emeritus of Buéa, Cameroon
25.0Ordained PriestJan WosinskiPriestAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Płock, Poland
20 Jun46.8AppointedJoseph CharbonneauBishop of Hearst, Ontario, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Montréal, Québec, Canada
47.6AppointedJoseph Louis Aldée DesmaraisBishop of Amos, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
BornJan MartyniakSpasArchbishop of Przemyśl-Warszawa {-Warsaw} (Ukrainian), Poland
BornJan ZającLibiążAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
21 Jun BornAlexio Churu MuchabaiwaWedzaBishop of Mutare, Zimbabwe
22 Jun BornJoseph KaithatharaGothuruthyBishop of Gwalior, India
24 Jun26.3Ordained PriestPeter Han Kong-ryelPriestArchbishop of Gwangju, Korea (South)
25 Jun138.7BeatifiedSt. Giustino Sebastiano Pasquale de Jacobis, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia
26 Jun BornLuis Morao Andreazza, O.F.M.Treviso, ItalyBishop of Chalatenango, El Salvador
27 Jun BornIgnazio Bedini, S.D.B.Prignano sulla SecchiaArchbishop of Ispahan, Iran
41.6SucceededFrancisco José Bruls Canisius, S.M.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Los Llanos de San Martín (Piani di San Martino), ColombiaBishop Emeritus of Villavicencio, Colombia
78.8RetiredJoseph-Marie-Désiré Guiot, S.M.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Los Llanos de San Martín (Piani di San Martino), ColombiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
28 Jun66.6DiedAndrew KillianArchbishop of Adelaide, Australia
29 Jun52.2Ordained BishopArmand-Etienne M. Blanquet du Chayla, O.C.D. †Archbishop of Baghdad, IraqArchbishop Emeritus
26.8Ordained PriestJoseph Francis ClearyPriest of Birmingham, England, Great BritainAuxiliary Bishop
43.8Ordained BishopRichard James CushingTitular Bishop of MelaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
24.3Ordained PriestBruno Roberto D’Amore, O.S.B. †Priest of Order of Saint BenedictApostolic Administrator of Montevergine, Italy
24.0Ordained PriestAldo Del MontePriestBishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy
26.9Ordained PriestPeter Leo GeretyPriest of Hartford, Connecticut, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Newark, New Jersey, USA
24.9Ordained PriestTommaso Agostino Gubitosa, O.S.B. †Priest of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot of Montevergine, Italy
25.8Ordained PriestPeter Saburo Hirata, P.S.S. †Priest of Society of Priests of Saint SulpiceBishop Emeritus of Fukuoka, Japan
27.1Ordained PriestRafal Wladyslaw Kiernicki, O.F.M. Conv. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor ConventualAuxiliary Bishop of Lviv, Ukraine
23.4Ordained PriestAlbino MensaPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Vercelli, Italy
25.5Ordained PriestOmer Alfred Robidoux, O.M.I. †Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop of Churchill-Baie d’Hudson, Manitoba, Canada
40.6InstalledAnunciado SerafiniBishop of Mercedes, Argentina
30 Jun52.4AppointedJohn David Hubaldus Lehman, SS.CC. †Prefect of Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania)
37.5AppointedJohannes Riegler, M.F.S.C. †Prefect of Lydenburg, South AfricaBishop of Lydenburg, South Africa
41.3AppointedJoseph Marie Yüen K’ai-chih (Ching Ping)Prefect of Chumatien [Zhumadian], ChinaBishop of Zhumadian [Chumatien], China
33.9Ordained PriestGyörgy ZemplénPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom, Hungary
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