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The Year of Our Lord 1946

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Mar76.2DiedAntonio GalatiArchbishop of Santa Severina, Italy
BornRaymundo Sabio, M.S.C.Tabungan, PhilippinesPrefect of Marshall Islands, Pacific (Oceania)
3 Mar54.0Ordained BishopMathurin Blanchet, O.M.I. †Bishop of Aosta, ItalyBishop Emeritus
48.6AppointedGabriel Acacius Coussa, B.A. †Secretary of the Pontifical Commission for the Authentic Interpretation of the Code of Canon LawCardinal, Secretary of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
28.1Ordained PriestSebhat-Leab Worku, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Adigrat (Ethiopian), Ethiopia
4 Mar BornRichard John GreccoSaint CatharinesBishop of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
64.7AppointedAugust Hlond, S.D.B. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Gniezno, Poland
64.7AppointedAugust Hlond, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, PolandCardinal, Archbishop of Gniezno, Poland
50.0AppointedKazimierz Jósef KowalskiBishop of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), Poland
54.4DiedWilliam Aloysius Rice, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Belize, Belize
5 Mar BornWilliam D’Souza, S.J.MadantharArchbishop of Patna, India
7 Mar BornGerald AlmeidaUdyavarBishop of Jabalpur, India
44.2Ordained BishopThomas Benjamin Cooray, O.M.I. †Titular Archbishop of PreslavusCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Colombo, Sri Lanka
9 Mar62.6AppointedFernando CentoApostolic Nuncio to BelgiumCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
62.6AppointedFernando CentoApostolic Internuncio to LuxembourgCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
83.7DiedJohn Joseph GlennonCardinal, Archbishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
56.7AppointedFrancesco RobertiSecretary of the Congregation of the CouncilCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Apostolic Signatura
66.2AppointedGiuseppe RossinoSecretary of the Congregation of Seminaries and Universities
10 Mar46.8Ordained BishopGiuseppe D’AvackArchbishop of Camerino, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
24.7Ordained PriestLeroy Theodore MatthiesenPriest of Amarillo, Texas, USABishop Emeritus
30.1Ordained PriestLouis-Paul-Armand SimonneauxPriestBishop Emeritus of Versailles, France
11 Mar BornChristo ProykovSofiaApostolic Exarch of Sofia (Bulgarian), Bulgaria
BornMaria Callist Soosa PakiamMarthandonthuraArchbishop of Trivandrum, India
12 Mar59.4AppointedJan Kanty Lorek, C.M. †Bishop of Sandomierz, Poland
BornAmadeo Rodríguez MagroSan Jorge de AlorBishop of Plasencia, Spain
13 Mar21.4Solemn ProfessedAloísio Leo Arlindo Lorscheider, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Aparecida, Sao Paulo, Brazil
BornGiulio Mencuccini, C.P.FossacesiaBishop of Sanggau, Indonesia
14 Mar43.7AppointedEnrique Alvarez González, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Urubamba y Madre de Dios, Peru
43.7AppointedEnrique Alvarez González, O.P. †Titular Bishop of ScyrusVicar Apostolic of Urubamba y Madre de Dios, Peru
62.5SucceededFrédéric DucBishop of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, FranceBishop Emeritus
83.1DiedAuguste GrumelBishop of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, France
48.2AppointedGiacomo PalombellaBishop of Muro Lucano, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Matera, Italy
43.1AppointedLionel Scheffer, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Labrador, Québec, Canada
43.1AppointedLionel Scheffer, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of IsbaVicar Apostolic of Labrador, Québec, Canada
38.3AppointedAndrew Gerard TynanBishop of Rockhampton, Australia
47.7AppointedCharles Joseph van Melckebeke, C.I.C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Ninghsia, ChinaBishop of Yinchuan [Ningsia], China
47.7AppointedCharles Joseph van Melckebeke, C.I.C.M. †Titular Bishop of SufesBishop of Yinchuan [Ningsia], China
15 Mar62.8DiedVittorio Consigliere, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Ascoli Satriano e Cerignola, Italy
71.2DiedJoseph Sak, S.D.B. †Vicar Apostolic of Sakania, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
16 Mar27.3Ordained PriestJosé Miguel López Hurtado, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorPrefect Emeritus of Guapi, Colombia
BornVirgilio Pante, I.M.C.LamonBishop of Maralal, Kenya
22.6Ordained PriestCarlo PoggiPriestBishop of Fidenza, Italy
17 Mar25.4Ordained PriestFrancis Mansour ZayekPriestBishop Emeritus of Saint Maron of Brooklyn (Maronite), New York, USA
18 Mar BornAnatole MilandouNsamounaArchbishop of Brazzaville, Congo
BornDieudonné WatioMboudaBishop of Bafoussam, Cameroon
19 Mar41.5Ordained BishopJosé María Bueno y MonrealBishop of Jaca, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
64.4AppointedCarlo ChiarloApostolic Nuncio to BrazilCardinal, Official Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
BornRichard Joseph MaloneSalemBishop of Buffalo, New York, USA
48.5Ordained BishopJean-Maria Mazé, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of SauatraVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Hung Hoá, Viet Nam
53.3Ordained BishopThomas Lawrence NoaTitular Bishop of SalonaBishop Emeritus of Marquette, Michigan, USA
46.6Ordained BishopGiovanni Battista Piasentini, C.S.Ch. †Bishop of Anagni, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Chioggia, Italy
47.0Ordained BishopRené-Joseph PiérardTitular Bishop of IuliopolisBishop Emeritus of Châlons, France
20 Mar78.0ResignedBurkhard Huwiler, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Bukoba, TanzaniaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
21 Mar43.5AppointedMauro De Caro, O.S.B. †Abbot of Santissima Trinità di Cava de’ Tirreni, Italy
BornJoseph Mitsuaki Takami, P.S.S.NagasakiArchbishop of Nagasaki, Japan
22 Mar60.1AppointedVincenzo GiliBishop of Cesena, Italy
68.0DiedBl. Clemens August von GalenCardinal, Bishop of Münster, Germany
23 Mar BornGianfranco Todisco, P.O.C.R.NapoliBishop of Melfi-Rapolla-Venosa, Italy
24 Mar38.9Ordained BishopVicente Enrique y TarancónBishop of Solsona, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Madrid, Spain
31.2Ordained PriestPierre-Auguste-Antoine-Marie Guichet, M.S.C. †Priest of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusBishop Emeritus of Tarawa and Nauru, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)
30.1Ordained PriestCharles-Auguste-Marie PatyPriestBishop Emeritus of Luçon, France
46.2Ordained BishopFernando Quiroga y PalaciosBishop of Mondoñedo, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
25 Mar42.8Ordained BishopFranciscus Gerard Constantin Kramer, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of EuropusBishop Emeritus of Changzhi [Luan], China
48.7Ordained BishopBertrand LacasteBishop of Oran, AlgeriaBishop Emeritus
BornJulio Parrilla DíazOrense, SpainBishop of Riobamba, Ecuador
53.8AppointedJan Piotr StepaBishop of Tarnów, Poland
57.2AppointedPietro Villa, F.S.C.J. †Auxiliary Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop of Ostia, Italy
57.2AppointedPietro Villa, F.S.C.J. †Titular Bishop of LystraAuxiliary Bishop of Ostia, Italy
44.6AppointedStefan WyszynskiBishop of Lublin, PolandCardinal, Archbishop of Gniezno, Poland
28 Mar BornMartinus Dogma Situmorang, O.F.M. Cap.PalipiBishop of Padang, Indonesia
30 Mar54.6AppointedRosalvo Costa RêgoAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
54.6AppointedRosalvo Costa RêgoTitular Bishop of MarcianaAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
31 Mar48.7Ordained BishopMáximo Yurramendi AlcáinTitular Bishop of MesseneApostolic Administrator of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain
Apr73.2ResignedAuguste Julien Pierre Fortineau, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Diégo-Suarez, MadagascarVicar Apostolic Emeritus
1 Apr72.3DiedCesare OrsenigoApostolic Nuncio to Germany
69.0DiedThomas Leighton WilliamsArchbishop of Birmingham, England, Great Britain
3 Apr73.2DiedBenedito Paulo Alves de SouzaBishop Emeritus of Espírito Santo, Brazil
59.3AppointedKarel SkoupyBishop of Brno, Czech Republic
4 Apr76.3RetiredHenri Delalle, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Natal, South AfricaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
BornGeorge Anthony Frendo, O.P.Qormi, MaltaAuxiliary Bishop of Tiranë-Durrës, Albania
61.3ResignedHenri Friteau, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Loango, CongoVicar Apostolic Emeritus
5 Apr24.1Ordained PriestUmberto Betti, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorCardinal, Rector Emeritus of the Pontifical Lateran University
6 Apr23.0Ordained PriestJosé Arana Berruete, O.A.R. †Priest of Order of Augustinian RecollectsPrelate of Chota, Peru
25.6Ordained PriestJosé Cerviño CerviñoPriest of Santiago de Compostela, SpainBishop Emeritus of Tui-Vigo, Spain
26.2Ordained PriestAlphonse Chantoux, C.SS.R. †Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerPrefect Emeritus of Fada N’Gourma, Burkina Faso
46.3AppointedJohn Christopher CodyCoadjutor Bishop of London, Ontario, CanadaBishop
46.3AppointedJohn Christopher CodyTitular Bishop of ElateaBishop of London, Ontario, Canada
23.4Ordained PriestPietro Salvatore Colombo, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Mogadiscio, Somalia
24.5Ordained PriestWilliam Anthony HughesPriest of Youngstown, Ohio, USABishop Emeritus of Covington, Kentucky, USA
24.8Ordained PriestAntonio Lloren MabutasPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Davao, Philippines
7 Apr22.9Ordained PriestBruno ForestiPriestBishop Emeritus of Brescia, Italy
28.2Ordained PriestDonal Joseph Murray, C.S.Sp. †Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop Emeritus of Makurdi, Nigeria
11 Apr65.8AppointedPaulin-Joseph-Justin Albouy, M.E.P. †Archbishop of Nanning [Nanning], China
66.8AppointedZenón Arámburu Urquiola, S.J. †Bishop of Wuhu [Wuhu], China
69.4DiedGiovanni BargiggiaBishop of Vigevano, Italy
58.6AppointedAssuero Teofano Bassi, S.X. †Bishop of Luoyang [Loyang], China
58.4AppointedStanislas-Gabriel-Henri Baudry, M.E.P. †Bishop of Xichang [Ningyüan], China
64.6AppointedJean-Marie-Michel Blois, M.E.P. †Archbishop of Shenyang [Mukden, Fengtien], China
38.2AppointedJoseph Blomjous, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Musoma-Maswa, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus of Mwanza, Tanzania
38.2AppointedJoseph Blomjous, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of BubastisBishop Emeritus of Mwanza, Tanzania
44.5AppointedRené-Désiré-Romain Boisguérin, M.E.P. †Bishop of Yibin [Suifu], ChinaBishop Emeritus
56.6AppointedTheodor (Hermann) Breher, O.S.B. †Bishop of Yanji [Yenki], China
67.8AppointedTheodor Buddenbrock, S.V.D. †Archbishop of Lanzhou [Lanchow], China
62.8AppointedIgnazio Canazei, S.D.B. †Bishop of Shaoguan [Shiuchow], China
47.1AppointedDomenico Luca Capozi, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Taiyuan [Taiyüan], ChinaArchbishop Emeritus
64.9AppointedAlexandre-François-Marie Carlo, M.E.P. †Bishop of Anlong [Lanlung], China
51.5AppointedCipriano Cassini, S.J. †Bishop of Bengbu [Pengpu, Peng-Fou], China
64.4AppointedRuggero Raffaele Cazzanelli, O.F.M. †Apostolic Administrator of Qichun [Kichow], ChinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kichow [Qichun], China
54.2AppointedJoseph Chow Chi-shih (Ceuzisce, Zhou Ji-shi), C.M. †Bishop of Baoding [Paoting, Ching-Yüan], ChinaArchbishop of Nanchang [Nanchang], China
51.4AppointedFrancis Xavier Zhao Zhen-sheng (Chao Cheng-sheng), S.J. †Bishop of Xianxian [Sienhsien], China
42.6AppointedVito Chang Tso-huan, S.V.D. †Bishop of Xinyang [Sinyang], ChinaBishop Emeritus
54.4AppointedJob Chen Chi-ming (Ki-meng), C.M. †Bishop of Zhengding [Chengting], China
68.5ResignedMartino Chiolino, P.I.M.E. †Apostolic Administrator of Weihweifu, ChinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
53.2AppointedJohn Chang Pi-teBishop of Zhaoxian [Chaohsien], ChinaBishop Emeritus
77.4AppointedSimon Zhu Kai-min (Chu or Tsu Kai-min), S.J. †Bishop of Haimen [Haimen], China
47.0AppointedJoseph Ciamgioenpuo (Chang Yuin-po)Bishop of Xuanhua [Süanhwa], ChinaBishop Emeritus
55.4AppointedMario Civelli, P.I.M.E. †Bishop of Hanzhong [Hanchung], ChinaBishop of Jixian [Weihwei], China
60.1AppointedPatrick Cleary, S.S.C.M.E. †Bishop of Nancheng [Nancheng], China
50.3AppointedPhilip Côté, S.J. †Bishop of Xuzhou [Süchow], China
59.8AppointedAndré-Jean-François Defebvre, C.M. †Bishop of Ningbo [Ningpo], China
48.2AppointedAlexandre-Joseph-Charles Derouineau, M.E.P. †Archbishop of Kunming [Kunming], China
64.4AppointedLéon Jean Marie De Smedt, C.I.C.M. †Bishop of Chongli-Xiwanzi [Siwantze], China
63.5AppointedGustave-Joseph Deswazières, M.E.P. †Bishop of Beihai [Pakhoi], China
60.2AppointedJean-Joseph-Georges Deymier, C.M. †Archbishop of Hangzhou [Hangchow], China
43.2AppointedFrederick Anthony Donaghy, M.M. †Bishop of Wuzhou [Wuchow], ChinaBishop Emeritus
60.4AppointedLouis Prosper Durand, O.F.M. †Bishop of Yantai [Yentai], ChinaBishop Emeritus
63.5AppointedJoseph Fan Heng-nfanBishop of Jining [Tsining], China
54.2AppointedAlfonso Maria Corrado Ferroni, O.F.M. †Bishop of Laohekou [Laohokow], China
59.8AppointedPietro Ermenegildo Focaccia, O.F.M. †Bishop of Yuci [Yütze], China
54.3AppointedFrancis Xavier Ford, M.M. †Bishop of Meixian [Kaying], China
74.1AppointedAntoine-Pierre-Jean Fourquet, M.E.P. †Archbishop of Guangzhou [Canton], ChinaArchbishop Emeritus
63.4AppointedEdward John Galvin, S.S.C.M.E. †Bishop of Hanyang [Hanyang], China
45.5AppointedValerian GraciasAuxiliary Bishop of Bombay, IndiaCardinal, Archbishop
45.5AppointedValerian GraciasTitular Bishop of ThennesusCardinal, Archbishop of Bombay, India
62.0AppointedAuguste-Ernest-Désiré-Marie Gaspais, M.E.P. †Bishop of Jilin [Kirin], China
71.6AppointedPierre-Henri-Noël Gubbels, O.F.M. †Bishop of Yichang [Ichang], China
51.9AppointedEdgar Anton Häring, O.F.M. †Bishop of Shuoxian [Shohchow], China
68.5AppointedAuguste Alphonse Pierre Haouisée, S.J. †Bishop of Shanghai [Shanghai], China
60.7AppointedGerardo Faustino Herrero Garrote, O.S.A. †Bishop of Changde [Changteh], China
67.7AppointedFranz Hoowaarts, S.V.D. †Bishop of Caozhou/Heze [Tsaochow], China
65.1AppointedJoseph Hu Jo-shan (Hou Joo-shan), C.M. †Bishop of Linhai [Taichow], China
72.9AppointedCelestin Ibáñez y Aparicio, O.F.M. †Bishop of Yan’an [Yenan], ChinaBishop Emeritus
69.5AppointedLouis Janssens, C.I.C.M. †Bishop of Jinzhou [Jehol], ChinaBishop Emeritus
60.6AppointedLouis-Gabriel-Xavier Jantzen, M.E.P. †Archbishop of Chongqing [Chungking], ChinaArchbishop Emeritus
68.2AppointedCyril Rudolph Jarre, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Jinan [Tsinan], China
72.0AppointedFranciscus Joosten, C.I.C.M. †Bishop of Datong [Tatung], ChinaBishop Emeritus
61.3AppointedCasimir Rembert Kowalski, O.F.M. †Bishop of Wuchang [Wuchang], China
42.9AppointedFranciscus Gerard Constantin Kramer, O.F.M. †Bishop of Changzhi [Luan], ChinaBishop Emeritus
49.8AppointedIgnacy Krause, C.M. †Bishop of Xingtai [Shunteh], ChinaBishop Emeritus
57.4AppointedTheodore Labrador Fraile, O.P. †Bishop of Xiapu [Funing], ChinaArchbishop of Fuzhou [Foochow], China
44.9AppointedSecondino Petronio Lacchio, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Changsha [Changsha], China
52.3AppointedRaymond Aloysius Lane, M.M. †Bishop of Fushun [Fushun], ChinaSuperior General Emeritus of Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America
65.7AppointedJoseph Louis Adhémar Lapierre, P.M.E. †Bishop of Siping [Szepingkai], China
61.3AppointedJean Larrart, M.E.P. †Archbishop of Guiyang [Kweyang], China
68.2AppointedEugène Joseph Hubert Lebouille, C.M. †Bishop of Yongping [Yüngping], ChinaBishop Emeritus
73.7AppointedFrancis Liu-Chiu-wen (Liou King wen)Bishop of Fenyang [Fenyang], ChinaBishop Emeritus
50.8AppointedPietro Massa, P.I.M.E. †Bishop of Nanyang [Nanyang], China
56.7AppointedFederico Melendro y Gutiérrez, S.J. †Archbishop of Anqing [Anking, Huai-ning], China
43.1Ordained BishopAlbert Gregory MeyerBishop of Superior, Wisconsin, USACardinal, Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
63.6AppointedGaetano Mignani, C.M. †Bishop of Ji’an [Kian], China
62.6ResignedPaul Léon Cornelius Montaigne, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Peking [Beijing], ChinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
65.4AppointedLouis Morel, C.I.C.M. †Archbishop of Hohhot [Suiyüan], ChinaArchbishop Emeritus
50.6AppointedThomas Niu Hui-chingBishop of Yanggu [Yangku], China
57.2AppointedFrancisco Javier Ochoa Ullate, O.A.R. †Bishop of Shangqiu [Kweiteh], ChinaBishop Emeritus
60.0AppointedCutbert Martin O’Gara, C.P. †Bishop of Yuanling [Yüanling], China
58.5AppointedJohn Andrew O’Shea, C.M. †Bishop of Ganzhou [Kanchow], China
59.6AppointedRaffaele Angelo Palazzi, O.F.M. †Bishop of Hengyang [Hengchow], ChinaBishop Emeritus
51.0AppointedAdolph John Paschang, M.M. †Bishop of Jiangmen [Kongmoon], China
49.0AppointedFerdinando Fulgencio Pasini, O.F.M. †Bishop of Sanyuan [Sanyüan], ChinaBishop Emeritus
48.7AppointedHenry Ambrose Pinger, O.F.M. †Bishop of Zhoucun [Chowtsun], ChinaBishop Emeritus
72.5AppointedManuel Prat Pujoldevall, O.P. †Bishop of Xiamen [Hsiamen, Amoy], China
40.3AppointedWilliam Charles Quinn, C.M. †Bishop of Yujiang [Yükiang], China
75.8AppointedJacques-Victor-Marius Rouchouse, M.E.P. †Bishop of Chengdu [Chengtu], China
54.0AppointedTeodoro Schu, S.V.D. †Bishop of Yanzhou [Yenchow], China
55.5AppointedThomas Tien Ken-hsin (Tienchensing), S.V.D. †Bishop of Qingdao [Tsingtao], ChinaCardinal, Archbishop of Beijing [Peking], China
68.7AppointedJoseph Tsui Shou-hsünBishop of Yongnian [Yüngnien], China
54.1AppointedSylvester Philip Wang Tao-nan (Uamtaonan), O.F.M. †Bishop of Fengxiang [Fengsiang], China
61.9AppointedJohn Baptist Wang Tseng-yi (Uamzemi), C.M. †Bishop of Anguo [Ankwo], China
65.3AppointedPierre-Sylvain Valentin, M.E.P. †Bishop of Kangding [Kangting], China
62.9AppointedEnrico Pascal Valtorta, P.I.M.E. †Bishop of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
52.5AppointedPacifico Giulio Vanni, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Xi’an [Sian, Chang-An], ChinaBishop Emeritus of Sovana e Pitigliano, Italy
69.0AppointedJean de Vienne de Hautefeuille, C.M. †Bishop of Tianjin [Tientsin], ChinaBishop Emeritus
47.8AppointedCharles Joseph van Melckebeke, C.I.C.M. †Bishop of Yinchuan [Ningsia], China
67.4AppointedCharles Vogel, M.E.P. †Bishop of Shantou [Swatow], China
73.4AppointedFrancis Xavier Wang Zepu (Tse-pu)Bishop of Wanxian [Wanhsien], ChinaBishop Emeritus
64.6AppointedPaul Wang Wen-cheng (Uamuencem)Bishop of Nanchong [Shunking], China
59.8AppointedCharles (Karl) Weber, S.V.D. †Bishop of Linyi [Ichow], China
48.1AppointedJoseph Marie Yüen K’ai-chih (Ching Ping)Bishop of Zhumadian [Chumatien], China
45.0AppointedPaul Yü PinCardinal, Archbishop of Nanjing [Nanking], China
12 Apr60.6AppointedIgnacy SwirskiBishop of Siedlce, Poland
62.7AppointedTadeusz Paweł ZakrzewskiBishop of Płock, Poland
13 Apr BornOrlando BrandesUrubiciArchbishop of Londrina, Parana, Brazil
63.5AppointedJohn Francis D’AltonCardinal, Archbishop of Armagh, Ireland
25.1Ordained PriestJosé Méndez AsensioPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Granada, Spain
15 Apr BornAntonysamy FrancisIluppurBishop of Kumbakonam, India
BornFernando FiloniManduria, ItalyCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
BornMichael NearyCastlebarArchbishop of Tuam, Ireland
16 Apr25.1Ordained PriestCarlos José Santi Brugia, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Matagalpa, Nicaragua
17 Apr BornJesús Murgui SorianoValenciaBishop of Orihuela-Alicante, Spain
20 Apr23.7Ordained PriestGilberto AgustoniPriest of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, SwitzerlandCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Apostolic Signatura
BornGeorges Michel BakarCairoProtosyncellus of Egypt, Sudan, and South Sudan (Melkite Greek)
67.5DiedGeorges-Eugène-Emile ChoquetBishop of Tarbes et Lourdes, France
23.9Ordained PriestPio LaghiPriest of Faenza, ItalyCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Catholic Education (for Institutes of Study)
25.4Ordained PriestJosé Guadalupe Padilla LozanoPriest of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Veracruz, México
BornGeorge Arthur SheltzHoustonAuxiliary Bishop of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USA
21 Apr34.3Ordained PriestBarthélémy MalungaPriest of Kamina, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
BornJuan José Omella OmellaCretasBishop of Calahorra y La Calzada-Logroño, Spain
22 Apr BornJosé Figueroa GómezBucaramangaBishop of Granada en Colombia
23 Apr BornManoel dos Reis de FariasOrobóBishop of Petrolina, Pernambuco, Brazil
58.2AppointedAlfredo PaciniTitular Archbishop of GermiaCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
58.2AppointedAlfredo PaciniApostolic Nuncio to HaitiCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
58.2AppointedAlfredo PaciniApostolic Nuncio to Dominican RepublicCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
24 Apr71.0DiedJean KurioBishop of Amadiyah (Chaldean), Iraq
BornGiuseppe Piemontese, O.F.M. Conv.Monte Sant’AngeloBishop of Terni-Narni-Amelia, Italy
26 Apr61.9DiedDaniel Joseph HannonBishop of Menevia, Wales, Great Britain
BornAugustine KasujjaMitala-Maria, UgandaApostolic Nuncio to Nigeria
BornEdouard Kisonga Ndinga, S.S.S.KisantuAuxiliary Bishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
27 Apr64.9AppointedPietro DibTitular Bishop of Tarsus dei MaronitiBishop of Le Caire {Cairo} (Maronite), Egypt
56.2AppointedJohn Raphael HaganAuxiliary Bishop of Cleveland, Ohio, USA
56.2AppointedJohn Raphael HaganTitular Bishop of LimataAuxiliary Bishop of Cleveland, Ohio, USA
47.3AppointedJames Donald ScanlanCoadjutor Bishop of Dunkeld, Scotland, Great BritainArchbishop Emeritus of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
47.3AppointedJames Donald ScanlanTitular Bishop of CymeArchbishop Emeritus of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
40.3AppointedIgnace ZiadéBishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Maronite), SyriaArchbishop Emeritus of Beirut {Bairut} (Maronite), Lebanon
28 Apr43.2Ordained BishopRamón José CastellanoTitular Bishop of FlaviasArchbishop Emeritus of Córdoba, Argentina
22.8Ordained PriestGustaaf JoosPriest of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, BelgiumCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Pier Damiani ai Monti di San Paolo
24.1Ordained PriestGerald MoverleyPriest of Leeds, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus of Hallam, England, Great Britain
BornSalvador Rangel Mendoza, O.F.M.TepalcatepecBishop of Huejutla, Hidalgo, México
43.2Ordained BishopLionel Scheffer, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of IsbaVicar Apostolic of Labrador, Québec, Canada
42.9Ordained BishopJuan Pedro Zarranz y PueyoBishop of Plasencia, Spain
29 Apr65.3AppointedYousef VII GhanimaTitular Archbishop of MartyropolisPatriarch of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
30 Apr BornLuigi PezzutoSquinzano, ItalyApostolic Nuncio to Bosnia-Herzegovina
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