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The Year of Our Lord 1944

Bishop Events

October to December


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Oct32.8Ordained PriestAugustin Fataki AluekePriestArchbishop Emeritus of Kisangani, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
16.2ProfessedAntonio Forte, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Avellino, Italy
24.2Ordained PriestSilvio LuoniPriest of Milano {Milan}, ItalyApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Thailand
22.5Ordained PriestVirgilio NoèPriest of Pavia, ItalyCardinal, President Emeritus of the Fabric of St. Peter
3 Oct46.0AppointedFrancisco do Borja Pereira do AmaralBishop of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
4 Oct BornJosé Paulino Ríos ReynosoImperialArchbishop Emeritus of Arequipa, Peru
5 Oct BornCesare NosigliaRossiglioneArchbishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
7 Oct BornAdam OdzimekRadomAuxiliary Bishop of Radom, Poland
8 Oct18.8ProfessedProspero (Stanley) Grech, O.S.A.Member of Order of St. AugustineCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria Goretti
10 Oct25.2Ordained PriestAlquilio Alvarez Diez, O.A.R. †Priest of Order of Augustinian RecollectsPrelate of Marajó, Para, Brazil
62.1DiedJames MaguireCoadjutor Bishop of Dunkeld, Scotland, Great Britain
BornBaltazar Enrique Porras CardozoCaracasArchbishop of Mérida, Venezuela
BornVincent RakotozafyMahasoabeBishop of Tôlagnaro, Madagascar
11 Oct BornJonas Boruta, S.J.GarliavaBishop of Telšiai (-Klaipeda), Lithuania
84.3DiedJulien-Jean-Guillaume ConanArchbishop Emeritus of Port-au-Prince, Haïti
15 Oct BornOrlando AntoniniVilla Sant'Angelo, ItalyApostolic Nuncio to Serbia
61.5AppointedRaboula Youssef BakhacheTitular Archbishop of Edessa in Osrhoëne dei SiriAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
61.5ConfirmedRaboula Youssef BakhacheArchbishop (Personal Title), Auxiliary of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), LebanonAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
24.1Ordained PriestJosé Guerra CamposPriestBishop Emeritus of Cuenca, Spain
18 Oct BornLucas Kim Woon-hoe (Un-hoe)SeoulBishop of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)
21 Oct BornPedro María Olmedo Rivero, C.M.F.San Juan de Asnalfarache, SpainPrelate of Humahuaca, Argentina
22 Oct22.5Ordained PriestRaphaël I BidawidPriestPatriarch of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
53.8Ordained BishopPierre Chami, S.M.S.P. †Archbishop of Bosra e Haūrān (Melkite Greek), Syria
67.4Ordained BishopLeontios Kilzi, B.A. †Bishop of Baniyas (Melkite Greek), LebanonBishop Emeritus
22.7Ordained PriestSalvatore NicolosiPriest of Catania, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Noto, Italy
22.5Ordained PriestJean-Félix-Albert-Marie VilnetPriestBishop Emeritus of Lille, France
23 Oct BornFrancisco Cases AndreuOrihuelaBishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
26 Oct24.0Ordained PriestFortunato da Veiga CoutinhoPriest of Bangalore, IndiaBishop of Belgaum, India
27.0Ordained PriestMathias Sebastião Francisco FernandesPriestBishop of Mysore, India
27 Oct65.3DiedLuigi Calza, S.X. †Vicar Apostolic of Chengchow [Zhengzhou], China
44.3AppointedAdolph Alexander Noser, S.V.D. †Prefect of Accra, GhanaArchbishop Emeritus of Madang, Papua New Guinea
28 Oct41.8Ordained BishopHumphrey BrightTitular Bishop of SoliAuxiliary Bishop of Birmingham, England, Great Britain
24.0Ordained PriestRobert-Joseph CoffyPriest of Annecy, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Marseille, France
47.0Ordained BishopStanislao CzajkaTitular Bishop of CenturiaAuxiliary Bishop of Częstochowa, Poland
72.1DiedGiuseppe di GirolamoBishop Emeritus of Lucera, Italy
40.8AppointedCarlo Alberto Ferrero di CavallerleoneArchbishop of Italy, MilitaryArchbishop Emeritus
40.8AppointedCarlo Alberto Ferrero di CavallerleoneTitular Archbishop of TrapezusArchbishop Emeritus of Italy, Military
29 Oct22.6Ordained PriestGiovanni GravelliPriestApostolic Nuncio to Dominican Republic
30 OctBornWerner GuballaMainz-MarienbornAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
62.0AppointedAndré-Damien-Ferdinand JullienDean of the Roman RotaCardinal, Dean Emeritus
63.5DiedJohn Hubert PeschgesBishop of Crookston, Minnesota, USA
1 Nov54.4AppointedJoseph PaceBishop of Gozo, Malta
52.7SucceededJosyf Ivanovycè Slipyj (Slipiy)Archbishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), UkraineCardinal, Major Archbishop
4 Nov66.5DiedLuigi DragoBishop of Tarquinia e Civitavecchia, Italy
79.3DiedAndrij Aleksander Szeptycki (Sheptytsky), O.S.B.M. †Archbishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
5 Nov22.9Ordained PriestIgnazio CannavòPriest of Acireale, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
40.2Ordained BishopBernhard SteinTitular Bishop of DagnumBishop Emeritus of Trier, Germany
6 Nov BornIoan RobuTêrgul SecuescArchbishop of Bucarest {Bucureşti}, Romania
9 Nov77.5DiedGeorges-Marie-Eugène AudollentBishop of Blois, France
46.7AppointedJoseph Marie Yüen K’ai-chih (Ching Ping)Titular Bishop of CalydonBishop of Zhumadian [Chumatien], China
46.7AppointedJoseph Marie Yüen K’ai-chih (Ching Ping)Vicar Apostolic of Chumatien [Zhumadian], ChinaBishop of Zhumadian [Chumatien], China
11 Nov53.8AppointedJohn George BennettBishop of Lafayette in Indiana, USA
51.8AppointedMatthew Francis BradyBishop of Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
BornPaul Bùi Văn ÐocÐà LatArchbishop of Thành-Phô Hô Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville), Viet Nam
53.9AppointedHenry Joseph GrimmelsmanBishop of Evansville, Indiana, USABishop Emeritus
60.1AppointedRalph Leo HayesBishop of Davenport, Iowa, USABishop Emeritus
55.2AppointedEugene Joseph McGuinnessCoadjutor Bishop of Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma, USABishop
55.2AppointedEugene Joseph McGuinnessTitular Bishop of IliumBishop of Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
52.0AppointedWilliam Theodore MulloyBishop of Covington, Kentucky, USA
51.6AppointedMichael Joseph ReadyBishop of Columbus, Ohio, USA
92.7DiedJean-François-Ernest RicardArchbishop Emeritus of Auch (-Condom-Lectoure-Lombez), France
52.3AppointedJoseph Elmer RitterArchbishop of Indianapolis, Indiana, USACardinal, Archbishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
65.7AppointedEdward Francis RyanBishop of Burlington, Vermont, USA
12 Nov BornRamon Cabrera ArgüellesBatangas CityArchbishop of Lipa, Philippines
61.6Ordained BishopRaboula Youssef BakhacheTitular Archbishop of Edessa in Osrhoëne dei SiriAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
55.5Ordained BishopFrancisco Blanco NájeraBishop of Orense, Spain
BornJózsef TamásSiculeniAuxiliary Bishop of Alba Iulia, Romania
48.5Ordained BishopHenri-Albert Thomine, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of AndedaVicar Apostolic of Laos
13 Nov BornEugenio Arellano Fernández, M.C.C.I.Corella, SpainVicar Apostolic of Esmeraldas, Ecuador
15 Nov BornIgnace Joseph III (Ephrem) YounanHassakéPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
19 NovBornKevin Michael BrittDetroitBishop of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
53.9Ordained BishopRamón Sanahuja y MarcéBishop of Segorbe, SpainBishop Emeritus of Cartagena (en España)
23.5Ordained PriestAndrás József Szennay, O.S.B. †Priest of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot Emeritus of Pannonhalma, Hungary
BornEdmundo Ponziano Valenzuela Mellid, S.D.B.Villarrica del Espíritu SantoCoadjutor Archbishop of Asunción, Paraguay
20 Nov BornDavid Christopher McGoughTunstall, Stoke-on-TrentAuxiliary Bishop of Birmingham, England, Great Britain
22 Nov54.7SucceededEugeniusz BaziakArchbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
BornJoseph Paul Pierre MorissetteThetford-MinesBishop of Saint-Jérôme, Québec, Canada
80.8DiedBolesław TwardowskiArchbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
26 Nov51.1Ordained BishopJosé García y GoldarazBishop of Orihuela, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Valladolid, Spain
BornDonald Joseph KettlerMinneapolis, MNBishop of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, USA
29 Nov23.2Ordained DeaconPaulo Evaristo Arns, O.F.M.Deacon of Order of Friars MinorCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of São Paulo, Brazil
30 Nov BornJoseph Alessandro, O.F.M. Cap.Paola, MaltaCoadjutor Bishop of Garissa, Kenya
40.9Ordained BishopCarlo Alberto Ferrero di CavallerleoneTitular Archbishop of TrapezusArchbishop Emeritus of Italy, Military
25.7Ordained PriestEdmundo Luís KunzPriest of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop
26.6Ordained PriestAugusto PetróPriestBishop Emeritus of Uruguaiana, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Dec70.7ResignedLuigi LavitranoArchbishop of Palermo, ItalyCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Affairs of Religious
2 Dec56.2AppointedStanislaus Vincent BonaCoadjutor Bishop of Green Bay, Wisconsin, USABishop
56.2AppointedStanislaus Vincent BonaTitular Bishop of MelaBishop of Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
3 Dec24.6Ordained PriestJosé de Aquino PereiraPriest of São Carlos do Pinhal, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
BornAyo-Maria Atoyebi, O.P.Okerimi-OroBishop of Ilorin, Nigeria
24.6Ordained PriestAlberto Zambrano Palacios, O.P. †Priest of Order of Friars PreachersBishop Emeritus of Loja, Ecuador
4 Dec61.1DiedVicente Bartolomeu Maria Priante, S.D.B. †Bishop of Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
68.6DiedGiovanni Battista Federico VallegaArchbishop Emeritus of Izmir (Smirne), TurkeyArchbishop
5 Dec BornJosé Vilaplana BlascoBenimarfullBishop of Huelva, Spain
8 Dec25.3Ordained PriestSilvio Maria DárioPriestBishop of Itapeva, Sao Paulo, Brazil
28.3Ordained PriestEmmanuel Marcel Mbikanye, O.P. †Priest of Order of Friars PreachersBishop of Bondo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
22.8Ordained PriestJožef SmejPriest of Maribor, SloveniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Maribor, Slovenia
9 Dec62.5AppointedFrancisco Cavero y TormoBishop of Coria, Spain
61.7AppointedDaniel Llorente y FedericoBishop of Segovia, SpainBishop Emeritus
62.9AppointedLuciano Pérez PlateroArchbishop of Burgos, Spain
55.0AppointedSaturnino Rubio y MontiélBishop of Osma, SpainBishop Emeritus of Osma-Soria, Spain
BornLuigi VenturaBorgosatollo, ItalyApostolic Nuncio to France
10 Dec BornMathew ArackalErumelyBishop of Kanjirapally (Syro-Malabarese), India
34.5Ordained BishopHenrique GelainBishop of Cajazeiras, Paraiba, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Vacaria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
69.3DiedEugenio Massi, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Hankow [Hankou], China
13 Dec67.2AppointedFlorent-Michel-Marie-Joseph du Bois de la VillerabelTitular Archbishop of AenusArchbishop Emeritus of Aix (-Arles-Embrun), France
67.2ResignedFlorent-Michel-Marie-Joseph du Bois de la VillerabelArchbishop of Aix (-Arles-Embrun), FranceArchbishop Emeritus
14 Dec44.1AppointedRichard Cleire, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Kivu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Kasongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
44.1AppointedRichard Cleire, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of Claudiopolis in IsauriaBishop Emeritus of Kasongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
BornFelipe González González, O.F.M. Cap.Madrid, SpainVicar Apostolic of Caroní, Venezuela
51.7Ordained BishopMichael Joseph ReadyBishop of Columbus, Ohio, USA
15 Dec69.5DiedMaurice Francis McAuliffeBishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USABishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
40.3AppointedVicente Roig y Villalba, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic of Goajira, ColombiaBishop of Valledupar, Colombia
40.3AppointedVicente Roig y Villalba, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of AradBishop of Valledupar, Colombia
17 Dec54.8SucceededGiuseppe BattagliaBishop of Faenza, ItalyBishop Emeritus
54.5Ordained BishopJoseph PaceBishop of Gozo, Malta
47.7Ordained BishopFerdinando Fulgencio Pasini, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of ByblusBishop Emeritus of Sanyuan [Sanyüan], China
34.0Ordained PriestAnthony Saliu SanusiPriest of Lagos, NigeriaBishop Emeritus of Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria
71.9DiedAntonio ScaranteBishop of Faenza, Italy
41.0Ordained BishopÁngel Turrado Moreno, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of AssusVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Machiques, Venezuela
18 Dec24.5Ordained PriestWilliam Dunne, S.P.S. †Priest of St. Patrick’s Society for the Foreign MissionsBishop Emeritus of Kitui, Kenya
19 Dec77.0DiedGyözö HorváthAuxiliary Bishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
27.4Ordained BishopPéter OroszAuxiliary Bishop of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), Ukraine
20 Dec69.1DiedGilles de Böck (Boeck), C.I.C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Lisala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
37.6SucceededFrançois Van den Berghe, C.I.C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Lisala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Budjala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
21 Dec54.0Ordained BishopHenry Joseph GrimmelsmanBishop of Evansville, Indiana, USABishop Emeritus
58.6Ordained BishopAuguste JauffrésBishop of Tarentaise, FranceBishop Emeritus
BornJosé Octavio Ruiz ArenasBogotáSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization
32.3Ordained PriestIreneus Wien DudPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Juba, South Sudan
22 Dec74.1DiedBernhard Adriaan (Jordaan) Gijlswijk, O.P. †Apostolic Delegate Emeritus to South Africa
63.1AppointedSt. Angelo Giuseppe RoncalliApostolic Nuncio to FrancePope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
BornBenedetto TuziaSubiacoBishop of Orvieto-Todi, Italy
23 Dec24.3Ordained PriestLéon Eugène Émile François DixneufPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
BornPatras Minj, S.J.TapkaraBishop of Ambikapur, India
33.1Ordained PriestMaximino Romero de LemaPriestSecretary Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
23.4Ordained PriestRaúl Marcelo Pacífico Scozzina, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Formosa, Argentina
35.0Ordained PriestFidel Mario Tubino MongilardiPriest of Lima, PeruAuxiliary Bishop
61.1AppointedValerio ValeriOfficial of the Secretariat of StateCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Affairs of Religious
24 Dec BornOswald GraciasMumbaiCardinal, Archbishop of Bombay, India
23.1Ordained PriestJózsef SzendiPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Veszprém, Hungary
31 Dec BornAndré de WitteScheldewindekeBishop of Ruy Barbosa (Rui Barbosa), Bahia, Brazil

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