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The Year of Our Lord 1939

Bishop Events

November to December


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Nov64.8DiedRené-Pierre MignenArchbishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
BornAdriano Tomasi Travaglia, O.F.M.Gardolo di Mezzo-Meano, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop of Lima, Peru
2 Nov BornJohn BuckleyInchigeelaBishop of Cork and Ross, Ireland
3 Nov51.1AppointedAudino Rodríguez y OlmosArchbishop of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
4 Nov BornEmilio Carlos Berlie BelaunzaránAguascalientesArchbishop of Yucatán, México
26.8Ordained PriestHeinrich Rüth, C.S.Sp. †Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop Emeritus of Cruzeiro do Sul, Acre, Brazil
5 Nov51.7DiedElie-Antoine DurandBishop of Montauban, France
47.0Ordained BishopGiovanni Lucato, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of TigiasBishop of Isernia e Venafro, Italy
10 Nov60.8AppointedLucas Guillermo Castillo HernándezCoadjutor Archbishop of Caracas, Santiago de VenezuelaArchbishop
60.8AppointedLucas Guillermo Castillo HernándezTitular Archbishop of RhizaeumArchbishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
36.5AppointedFrancisco José Iturriza Guillén, S.D.B. †Bishop of Coro, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
33.9AppointedThomas McGettrick, S.P.S. †Prefect of Ogoja, NigeriaBishop Emeritus of Abakaliki, Nigeria
11 Nov BornMartin GächterBaselAuxiliary Bishop of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, Switzerland
BornPaul Nguyên Thanh HoanNghe AnBishop Emeritus of Phan Thiêt, Viet Nam
12 Nov33.7AppointedRafael Ignacio Arias BlancoBishop of San Cristóbal de VenezuelaArchbishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
23.3Ordained PriestHeriberto Correa Yepes, M.X.Y. †Priest of Misioneros Javerianos de YarumalVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Buenaventura, Colombia
58.8AppointedAlbert LevameApostolic Nuncio to UruguayApostolic Nuncio to Ireland
22.8Ordained PriestGustavo Posada Peláez, M.X.Y. †Priest of Misioneros Javerianos de YarumalBishop Emeritus of Istmina-Tadó, Colombia
26.6Ordained PriestJoão de Souza Lima, O. Cist. †PriestArchbishop Emeritus of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
14 Nov57.0AppointedFrédéric Osterrath, O.S.B. †Abbot of Pietersburg, South AfricaAbbot Emeritus
57.0AppointedFrédéric Osterrath, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of TingisAbbot Emeritus of Pietersburg, South Africa
64.8AppointedJoseph Sak, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of SciliumVicar Apostolic of Sakania, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
64.8AppointedJoseph Sak, S.D.B. †Vicar Apostolic of Sakania, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
BornArmand ToasyAmpondralavaBishop Emeritus of Port-Bergé, Madagascar
65.9DiedLaurence William YouensBishop of Northampton, England, Great Britain
15 Nov39.8Ordained BishopCharles-Joseph Lemaire, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of OtrusCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kirin [Jilin], China
16 Nov78.4AppointedNicolas CadiTitular Archbishop of MocissusArchbishop Emeritus of Bosra e Haūrān (Melkite Greek), Syria
78.4ResignedNicolas CadiArchbishop of Bosra e Haūrān (Melkite Greek), SyriaArchbishop Emeritus
47.9AppointedFrancis Augustin HenschkeBishop of Wagga Wagga, Australia
17 Nov39.0AppointedJohann Wember, M.S.F. †Superior of Northern Norway {Norvegia Settentrionale}Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Northern Norway {Norvegia Settentrionale}
18 Nov BornHenri Marie Raoul Brincard, C.R.S.A.SavennièresBishop of Le Puy-en-Velay, France
19 Nov23.5Ordained PriestAlair Vilar Fernandes de MeloPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
23 Nov BornMaurice Le Bègue de GerminySaint-Maurice-du-DésertBishop of Blois, France
65.7DiedGastone Antonio RasneurBishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
24 Nov BornDelio LucarelliFanoBishop of Rieti (-S. Salvatore Maggiore), Italy
25 Nov81.9DiedJoseph Aloysius Murphy, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Belize, BelizeVicar Apostolic Emeritus of British Honduras, Belize
47.8AppointedJosyf Ivanovycè Slipyj (Slipiy)Coadjutor Archbishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), UkraineCardinal, Major Archbishop
47.8AppointedJosyf Ivanovycè Slipyj (Slipiy)Titular Archbishop of SerraeCardinal, Major Archbishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
50.6AppointedFrancis Joseph SpellmanOrdinary of Military, USACardinal, Archbishop of New York, New York, USA
26 Nov25.4Ordained PriestOtoniel Alcedo Culquicóndor, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop Emeritus of Ayacucho o Huamanga, Peru
58.3InstalledAlberto Mendoza y BedollaBishop of Campeche, México
40.2Ordained BishopAugusto Osvaldo Salinas Fuenzalida, SS.CC. †Bishop of Temuco, ChileBishop Emeritus of Linares, Chile
28 Nov69.6DiedAuguste De Clercq, C.I.C.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kasaï Superiore, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Vicar Apostolic
29 Nov BornFilomeno Gonzales BactolCarigaraBishop of Naval, Philippines
BornElias ChacourBiramArchbishop Emeritus of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek), Israel
30 Nov45.4AppointedArthur DouvilleAuxiliary Bishop of Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
45.4AppointedArthur DouvilleTitular Bishop of VitaBishop Emeritus of Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
60.7Ordained BishopFélix Hedde, O.P. †Titular Bishop of EchinusVicar Apostolic of Lang Són et Cao Bang, Viet Nam
65.0DiedLeopoldo Lara y TorresBishop Emeritus of Tacámbaro, Michoacán, México
57.3Ordained BishopJames MaguireTitular Bishop of IliumCoadjutor Bishop of Dunkeld, Scotland, Great Britain
25.5Ordained PriestSaba Youakim, B.S. †Priest of Arrouhbaniat Albassiliat Almoukhalissiat (Melkite Greek)Archbishop Emeritus of Petra e Filadelfia (Melkite Greek), Jordan
1 Dec BornFernando Antônio Figueiredo, O.F.M.MuzambinhoBishop of Santo Amaro, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2 Dec BornPatricio Hacbang AloCebuBishop of Mati, Philippines
79.6DiedCarlo SicaBishop Emeritus of Foligno, Italy
3 Dec30.1Ordained PriestJacinto Vásquez OchoaPriest of Garzón, ColombiaBishop Emeritus of Espinal, Colombia
4 Dec26.4Ordained PriestFrancis ChanPriestBishop of Penang, Malaysia
54.7DiedSouleyman Kutchouk OustaAuxiliary Bishop of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
6 Dec BornGiovanni Scanavino, O.S.A.Santo Stefano BelboBishop Emeritus of Orvieto-Todi, Italy
68.8AppointedAbel Zaya (Zayia), C.M. †Archbishop of Urmyā {Rezayeh} (Chaldean), Iran
68.8AppointedAbel Zaya (Zayia), C.M. †Bishop of Salmas {Shahpour} (Chaldean), IranArchbishop of Urmyā {Rezayeh} (Chaldean), Iran
7 Dec54.7Ordained BishopLouis ChironBishop of Langres, France
BornJean-Louis Giasson, P.M.E. †Islet-sur-Mer, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Yoro, Honduras
48.6InstalledManuel Pío López EstradaBishop of Veracruz-Jalapa, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, México
82.6DiedJean-Pierre-Alexandre Marcou, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Phát Diêm, Viet Nam
8 Dec25.2Ordained PriestJames Vincent CaseyPriest of Dubuque, Iowa, USAArchbishop of Denver, Colorado, USA
25.9Ordained PriestMaurice John DingmanPriest of Davenport, Iowa, USABishop Emeritus of Des Moines, Iowa, USA
26.6Ordained PriestPhilip Matthew HannanPriest of Baltimore-Washington, Maryland, USAArchbishop Emeritus of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
27.4Ordained PriestRaimundo Luí, O. Carm. †Priest of Order of Our Lady of Mt. CarmelBishop Emeritus of Paracatu, Minas Gerais, Brazil
BornLucio Soravito de FranceschiMione di OvaroBishop of Adria-Rovigo, Italy
9 DecBornThomas KozhimalaKanjirapallyBishop of Bhagalpur, India
BornRoberto Lückert LeónMaracaiboArchbishop of Coro, Venezuela
63.7ResignedGiovanni Battista Federico VallegaApostolic Nuncio to LithuaniaArchbishop of Izmir (Smirne), Turkey
10 Dec53.8Ordained BishopJules Halbert, S.M. †Titular Bishop of ArchelaïsVicar Apostolic Emeritus of New Hebrides {Isole Nouve Ebridi}, Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania)
39.5Ordained BishopPedro Pablo Tenreiro FranciaTitular Bishop of Orthosias in PhoeniciaBishop Emeritus of Guanare, Venezuela
58.6Ordained BishopEdmond VansteenbergheBishop of Bayonne (-Lescar e Oloron), France
11 Dec43.2AppointedHenri Belleau, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Baie de James {James Bay}, Ontario, CanadaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
43.2AppointedHenri Belleau, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of PerrheVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Baie de James {James Bay}, Ontario, Canada
43.7AppointedMatthew BeovichArchbishop of Adelaide, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus
72.2AppointedGabriel Joseph Élie Breynat, O.M.I. †Titular Archbishop of GarellaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Mackenzie, Northwest Territories, Canada
43.1AppointedAlbert Lewis FletcherAuxiliary Bishop of Little Rock, Arkansas, USABishop Emeritus
43.1AppointedAlbert Lewis FletcherTitular Bishop of SamosBishop Emeritus of Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
68.0AppointedAdam HefterTitular Archbishop of Maximianopolis in RhodopeBishop Emeritus of Gurk, Austria
54.4AppointedGerardo Faustino Herrero Garrote, O.S.A. †Vicar Apostolic of Changteh [Changde], ChinaBishop of Changde [Changteh], China
54.4AppointedGerardo Faustino Herrero Garrote, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of ZorolusBishop of Changde [Changteh], China
45.3AppointedPatrick Joseph Kelly, S.M.A. †Vicar Apostolic of Western Nigeria {Nigeria Occidentale}Bishop Emeritus of Benin City, Nigeria
45.3AppointedPatrick Joseph Kelly, S.M.A. †Titular Bishop of ThignicaBishop Emeritus of Benin City, Nigeria
40.7AppointedJosip LachAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
40.7AppointedJosip LachTitular Bishop of DodonaAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
75.2AppointedLorenzo LauriChamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic ChamberCardinal, Major Penitentiary of the Apostolic Penitentiary
51.6AppointedJohn Francis O’Hara, C.S.C. †Auxiliary Bishop of Military, USACardinal, Archbishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
51.6AppointedJohn Francis O’Hara, C.S.C. †Titular Bishop of MylasaCardinal, Archbishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
34.0AppointedIsidro Augusto Oviedo y ReyesBishop of Matagalpa, NicaraguaBishop Emeritus of León en Nicaragua
69.4AppointedCarlo SalottiCardinal-Bishop of PalestrinaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of Rites
78.1AppointedEnrico SibiliaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina e Poggio Mirteto
55.7AppointedEugène-Gabriel-Gervais-Laurent TisserantCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria sopra MinervaCardinal, Dean of the College of Cardinals
54.3AppointedAlexandre VachonCoadjutor Archbishop of Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaArchbishop
54.3AppointedAlexandre VachonTitular Archbishop of AchridaArchbishop of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
84.0AppointedJohn Baptist Vincent de Paul Wehrle, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of TeosBishop Emeritus of Bismarck, North Dakota, USA
84.0RetiredJohn Baptist Vincent de Paul Wehrle, O.S.B. †Bishop of Bismarck, North Dakota, USABishop Emeritus
12 Dec70.8DiedGiuseppe Antonio Ferdinando Bussolari, O.F.M. Cap. †Archbishop of Modena (e Nonantola), Italy
BornGrégoire Pierre MelkiHassakéPatriarchal Exarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Syrian), Palestine
14 Dec45.0Ordained BishopDonald Alphonsus CampbellBishop of Argyll and The Isles, Scotland, Great BritainArchbishop of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
62.9DiedRafael Otón Castro y JiménezArchbishop of San José de Costa Rica
15 Dec68.2AppointedIstván FiedlerTitular Bishop of MuliaBishop Emeritus of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad} and Satu Mare {Szatmár}, Romania
68.2ResignedIstván FiedlerBishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad} and Satu Mare {Szatmár}, RomaniaBishop Emeritus
16 Dec BornPaul Eusebius Mea Kaiuea, M.S.C.Nuku BeruBishop of Tarawa and Nauru, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)
17 Dec33.6Ordained PriestJorge Carlos CarrerasPriestBishop Emeritus of San Justo, Argentina
23.9Ordained PriestJosé Miguel MedinaPriestBishop Emeritus of Jujuy, Argentina
24.9Ordained PriestManuel MenéndezPriest of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of San Martín, Argentina
26.1Ordained PriestEugenio Santiago Peyrou, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina
BornJoseph Roduit, C.R.A.SaillonAbbot of Saint-Maurice, Switzerland
19 Dec70.3DiedEmile-Fernand Sauvant, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bamako, Mali
20 Dec BornPaul BemileKokoliguBishop of Wa, Ghana
21 Dec22.8Ordained PriestJoseph Valerius SequeiraPriestBishop Emeritus of Pathein, Myanmar
22 Dec BornDaniel Caro BordaSantafé de BogotáBishop of Soacha, Colombia
BornMartinho Lammers, O.F.M.Nienborg, GermanyPrelate Emeritus of Óbidos, Para, Brazil
47.8Ordained BishopJosyf Ivanovycè Slipyj (Slipiy)Titular Archbishop of SerraeCardinal, Major Archbishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
23 Dec22.6Ordained PriestDomenico BartolucciPriest of Firenze {Florence}, ItalyCardinal, Official Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
24.2Ordained PriestJosé VaraniPriest of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
24 Dec26.2Ordained PriestJean-Marie-Clément BadréPriestBishop Emeritus of Bayeux (-Lisieux), France
23.9Ordained PriestJules-Louis-Paul HarléPriest of Arras (-Boulogne-Saint-Omer), FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
27.1Ordained PriestDominique Hoàng-van-Doàn, O.P. †Priest of Order of Friars PreachersBishop of Quy Nhon, Viet Nam
25 Dec BornEugeniusz Juretzko, O.M.I.Radzionków, PolandBishop of Yokadouma, Cameroon
26 Dec BornAnte IvasVodiceBishop of Šibenik (Knin), Croatia
BornPaul Nabil El-SayahAin El-KharroubéCurial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
27 Dec37.5AppointedSidney Matthew MetzgerAuxiliary Bishop of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USABishop Emeritus of El Paso, Texas, USA
37.5AppointedSidney Matthew MetzgerTitular Bishop of BirthaBishop Emeritus of El Paso, Texas, USA
BornCarlos Prada SanmiguelFloridablancaBishop Emeritus of Duitama-Sogamoso, Colombia
52.4AppointedSamuel Alphonsus StritchArchbishop of Chicago, Illinois, USACardinal, Pro-Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
56.3AppointedChristian Herman WinkelmannBishop of Wichita, Kansas, USA
28 Dec BornNándor BosákTaksonyíalvaBishop of Debrecen-Nyíregyháza, Hungary
30 Dec BornJoseph Leo Charron, C.Pp.S.Redfield, SDBishop Emeritus of Des Moines, Iowa, USA
31 DecBornIvan PrendjaZemunikArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
23.6Ordained PriestWilson Laus SchmidtPriest of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Chapecó, Santa Catarina, Brazil

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