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The Year of Our Lord 1941

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown79.5DiedNicolas CadiArchbishop Emeritus of Bosra e Haūrān (Melkite Greek), Syria
63.1DiedAnton Ceska, S.V.D. †Prefect of Niigata, Japan
AppointedPaolo ChouPrefect of Zenshu, Korea (South)
DiedStanislao dell’Addolorata, C.P. †Prefect of Dodoma, Tanzania
65.7AppointedValeriu Traian FrentiuApostolic Administrator of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (Romanian), RomaniaBishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino} (Romanian), Romania
DiedFelice Herrmann, O.F.M. †Prefect of Karafuto, Russian Federation
DiedStefano KimPrefect of Zenshu, Korea (South)
BornJoseph Kumuondala MbimbaMokombeArchbishop of Mbandaka-Bikoro, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
44.7ResignedWilliam Cecil McGrath (MacGrath), S.F.M. †Prefect of Lishui [Lishui], ChinaPrefect Emeritus
53.8AppointedPeter Magoshiro MatsuokaPrefect of Niigata, JapanBishop Emeritus of Nagoya, Japan
38.4AppointedAntônio Julio Maria Mattioli, O.S.M. †Apostolic Administrator of São Peregrino Laziosi no Alto Acre e Alto Purus, BrazilPrelate of Acre e Purus, Acre, Brazil
DiedGiacomo MedweckyjApostolic Exarch of Lemkowszczyzna (Ukrainian), Poland
73.0DiedMatthijs Nijens, M.S.C. †Prefect Emeritus of Nuova Guinea Olandese, Indonesia
62.2DiedGustave-Jean-Marie Nouet, M. Afr. †Prefect of Ghardaïa nel Sahara, Algeria
66.8ResignedJoseph Reiners, S.V.D. †Prefect of Nagoya, Japan
46.8AppointedPaolo SavinoPresident of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, Roman CuriaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
38.4AppointedPaul Yoshigoro TaguchiApostolic Administrator of Shikoku, JapanCardinal, Archbishop of Osaka, Japan
DiedBernardo Visser, M.S.C. †Prefect of Purwokerto, Indonesia
26.0Ordained PriestGiuseppe Zambarbieri, F.D.P. †PriestSuperior General Emeritus of Sons of Divine Providence
Jan61.0ResignedThomas de la Hoz, O.P. †Prefect of Formosa Island {Isola Formosa), TaiwanPrefect Emeritus
61.0ResignedThomas de la Hoz, O.P. †Apostolic Administrator of Shikoku, JapanPrefect Emeritus of Formosa Island {Isola Formosa), Taiwan
1 Jan BornEvaristo Marc Chengula, I.M.C.MdabuloBishop of Mbeya, Tanzania
68.2AppointedGiuseppe di GirolamoTitular Archbishop of MarcianopolisBishop Emeritus of Lucera, Italy
68.2ResignedGiuseppe di GirolamoBishop of Lucera, ItalyBishop Emeritus
2 Jan38.6AppointedFrancesco PieriCoadjutor Bishop of Orvieto, ItalyBishop
38.6AppointedFrancesco PieriTitular Bishop of Germa in GalatiaBishop of Orvieto, Italy
5 Jan68.3DiedPaul-Louis-Joseph Lequien, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Martinique (Fort-de-France e Saint Pierre), Martinique, Antilles
BornBruno SchettinoMariglianoArchbishop of Capua, Italy
8 Jan BornPaul Dahdah, O.C.D.ZghortaVicar Apostolic of Beirut {Bairut}, Lebanon
54.5Ordained BishopJames Francis Aloysius McIntyreTitular Bishop of CyreneCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, California, USA
9 JanResignedMichael Augustin O’Connor, O.P. †Prefect of Jian’ou [Kienow, Kienning], ChinaPrefect Emeritus
60.1DiedHippolyte TréhiouBishop of Vannes, France
12 Jan BornGuido FiandinoSaviglianoAuxiliary Bishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
13 Jan BornFrancisco Javier Hernández Arnedo, O.A.R.Cascante, SpainBishop of Tianguá, Ceara, Brazil
25.3Ordained PriestManuel Salazar y EspinozaPriestBishop Emeritus of León en Nicaragua
14 Jan47.1AppointedNicasio Balisa y Melero, O.A.R. †Vicar Apostolic of Casanare, Colombia
47.1AppointedNicasio Balisa y Melero, O.A.R. †Titular Bishop of CybistraVicar Apostolic of Casanare, Colombia
15 Jan48.3AppointedGeorges-Louis-Camille DebrayCoadjutor Bishop of Meaux, FranceBishop
48.3AppointedGeorges-Louis-Camille DebrayTitular Bishop of PharbaethusBishop of Meaux, France
71.2AppointedJohn Bernard Kevenhoerster, O.S.B. †Vicar Apostolic of Bahama Islands, Bahamas, Antilles
16 Jan BornMarcel Honorat Léon AgbotonAvrankouArchbishop Emeritus of Cotonou, Benin
46.6AppointedDominic Senyemon FukahoriApostolic Administrator of Fukuoka, JapanBishop Emeritus
38.7AppointedMarie-Joseph Lemieux, O.P. †Titular Bishop of CalydonApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to India
38.7ResignedMarie-Joseph Lemieux, O.P. †Bishop of Sendai, JapanApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to India
BornCarlo Maria ViganòVarese, ItalyApostolic Nuncio to United States of America
17 Jan77.4DiedGioacchino BonardiAuxiliary Bishop of Firenze {Florence}, Italy
18 Jan57.5AppointedMoisés Alves de Pinho, C.S.Sp. †Archbishop of Luanda, AngolaArchbishop Emeritus
57.5AppointedMoisés Alves de Pinho, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of São Tomé e PríncipeArchbishop Emeritus of Luanda, Angola
51.7AppointedTeodosio Clemente de GouveiaCardinal, Archbishop of Lourenço Marques, Mozambique
82.8DiedAndré-Marie-Elie Jarosseau, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Harar, Ethiopia
BornAlfredo SchäfflerWaidhofen/Ybbs, AustriaBishop of Parnaíba, Piaui, Brazil
19 Jan54.1DiedJuan Casado Obispo, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Thái Binh, Viet Nam
BornPeter William InghamSydneyBishop of Wollongong, Australia
21 Jan48.9AppointedBl. Vilmos AporBishop of Győr (Raab), Hungary
49.8AppointedRobert Emmet LuceyArchbishop of San Antonio, Texas, USAArchbishop Emeritus
22 Jan BornLuigi FerrandoAgazzano, ItalyBishop of Bragança do Pará, Para, Brazil
61.6DiedGiorgio Rossi, C.S.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Napo, Ecuador
24 Jan69.2DiedJohannes Biermans, M.H.M. †Superior General Emeritus of Upper Nile {Nilo Superiore}, Uganda
25 Jan BornJan StyrnaSzczepanówBishop Emeritus of Elbląg, Poland
26 Jan75.4DiedKaspar KleinArchbishop of Paderborn, Germany
38.6Ordained BishopFrancesco PieriTitular Bishop of Germa in GalatiaBishop of Orvieto, Italy
28 Jan BornJustin Joseph BianchiniSubiacoBishop of Geraldton, Australia
46.8AppointedDaniel Gomes Junqueira, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Nova Lisboa, Angola
27.4Ordained PriestGabriel Wilhelmus Manek, S.V.D. †Priest of Society of the Divine WordArchbishop Emeritus of Endeh, Indonesia
55.7AppointedFaustino Moreira dos Santos, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Santiago de Cabo Verde
30 Jan86.0AppointedPaul Aouad (Awad, Auad)Titular Archbishop of Chalcis in SyriaArchbishop Emeritus of Cipro (Maronite), Cyprus
86.0ResignedPaul Aouad (Awad, Auad)Archbishop of Cipro (Maronite), CyprusArchbishop Emeritus
31 Jan83.2DiedFlorencio Cerviño y GonzálezBishop of Orense, Spain
BornMihály MayerKisdorogBishop Emeritus of Pécs, Hungary
1 Feb56.3AppointedGuiseppe Pietro Gagnor, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Caserta, ItalyBishop of Alessandria (della Paglia), Italy
56.3AppointedGuiseppe Pietro Gagnor, O.P. †Titular Bishop of ThennesusBishop of Alessandria (della Paglia), Italy
BornPaul Youssef MatarNaamehArchbishop of Beirut {Bairut} (Maronite), Lebanon
4 Feb38.9AppointedJoseph Thomas McGuckenAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USAArchbishop Emeritus of San Francisco, California, USA
38.9AppointedJoseph Thomas McGuckenTitular Bishop of SanavusArchbishop Emeritus of San Francisco, California, USA
8 Feb BornJosé Luis Chávez BotelloTototlánArchbishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
9 Feb26.2Ordained PriestJerome Joseph HastrichPriest of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USABishop Emeritus of Gallup, New Mexico, USA
67.9DiedGaudenzio ManuelliArchbishop of L’Aquila, Italy
41.4AppointedAugusto Osvaldo Salinas Fuenzalida, SS.CC. †Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago de ChileBishop Emeritus of Linares, Chile
41.4AppointedAugusto Osvaldo Salinas Fuenzalida, SS.CC. †Titular Bishop of NisyrusBishop Emeritus of Linares, Chile
11 Feb46.8Ordained BishopAlbini LeBlancBishop of Hearst, Ontario, CanadaBishop of Gaspé, Québec, Canada
53.1Ordained BishopThomas Leo ParkerBishop of Northampton, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
12 Feb58.9SucceededPhilippe Sérvule DesranleauBishop of Sherbrooke, Québec, CanadaArchbishop of Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada
80.2DiedAlphonse-Osias GagnonBishop of Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada
73.3DiedPlácido Ángel Rey de Lemos, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Lugo, Spain
14 Feb BornSylvester Carmel Magro, O.F.M.Rabat, MaltaVicar Apostolic of Benghazi, Libya
16 Feb43.8Ordained BishopAugustin Arce MostajoBishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, BoliviaBishop Emeritus
81.5DiedIsrael AudoBishop of Mardin (Chaldean), Iraq
42.3Ordained BishopFrancisco do Borja Pereira do AmaralBishop of Lorena, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, Brazil
17 FebBornJean-Baptiste Tiendrebeogo (Kiedrebeogo)OuagadougouBishop of Kaya, Burkina Faso
18 Feb83.8DiedFerdinando FiandacaBishop Emeritus of Patti, Italy
61.1InstalledJoseph Casimir PlagensBishop of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
19 Feb BornHil Kabashi, O.F.M.CaparacApostolic Administrator of Southern Albania {Albania Meridionale} (Albanian)
20 Feb46.1AppointedJean Cassaigne, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Saigon, Viet NamVicar Apostolic Emeritus
46.1AppointedJean Cassaigne, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of GadaraVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Saigon, Viet Nam
21 FebBornCarlos Alberto NicoliniMontevideoCoadjutor Bishop of Salto, Uruguay
BornNikólaos PrintesisVariArchbishop of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos, Greece
22 Feb22.7Ordained PriestCostanzo MicciPriest of Fano, ItalyBishop
62.6AppointedGuillermo Tritschler y CórdobaArchbishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
23 Feb24.4Ordained PriestKarl Christian EbertPriest of Würzburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop of Erfurt-Meiningen, Germany
24 Feb49.0Ordained BishopBl. Vilmos AporBishop of Győr (Raab), Hungary
25.8Ordained PriestErnest Arthur GreenPriest of Johannesburg, South AfricaBishop Emeritus of Port Elizabeth, South Africa
83.0DiedAlexander MacDonaldBishop Emeritus of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
53.9Ordained BishopFrancis Joseph MagnerBishop of Marquette, Michigan, USA
23.2Ordained PriestOwen Noel SneddenPriest of Auckland, New ZealandAuxiliary Bishop of Wellington, New Zealand
35.7Ordained PriestRajarethinam Arokiasamy SundaramPriestBishop Emeritus of Tanjore, India
42.4Ordained BishopEmanuele Trindade SalgueiroTitular Bishop of Helenopolis in PalaestinaArchbishop of Évora, Portugal
27 Feb BornThéophile Kaboy RubonekaBobandanaBishop of Goma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
BornGabriel Zubeir WakoMboroCardinal, Archbishop of Khartoum, Sudan
28 FebAppointedAndré Windels, C.M. †Prefect of Bikoro, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
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