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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 Taco Sabio, M.S.C. †Prefect Emeritus of Marshall Islands, Pacific (Oceania)
3 Mar54.0Ordained BishopMathurin Blanchet, O.M.I. †Bishop of Aosta, ItalyBishop Emeritus
48.5AppointedGabriel 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
30.1Ordained DeaconLouis-Paul-Armand SimonneauxDeacon of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), FranceBishop Emeritus of Versailles, France
28.1Ordained PriestSebhat-Leab Worku, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Adigrat (Ethiopian), Ethiopia
4 Mar BornRichard John GreccoBishop Emeritus of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
64.6AppointedAugust Józef Hlond, S.D.B. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Gniezno, Poland
64.6AppointedAugust Józef 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
63.5AppointedMaurilio SilvaniApostolic Internuncio to Austria
44.5AppointedBl. Stefan WyszyńskiBishop of Lublin, PolandCardinal, Archbishop of Gniezno, Poland
5 Mar BornWilliam D’Souza, S.J.Archbishop Emeritus of Patna, India
7 Mar BornGerald AlmeidaBishop Emeritus of Jabalpur, India
44.1Ordained BishopThomas Benjamin Cooray, O.M.I. †Titular Archbishop of PreslavusCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Colombo, Sri Lanka
9 Mar62.5AppointedFernando CentoApostolic Nuncio to BelgiumCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
62.5AppointedFernando CentoApostolic Internuncio to LuxembourgCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
83.7DiedJohn Joseph GlennonCardinal, Archbishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
56.6AppointedFrancesco RobertiSecretary of the Congregation of the CouncilCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Apostolic Signatura
66.1AppointedGiuseppe RossinoSecretary of the Congregation of Seminaries and Universities
10 Mar46.7Ordained BishopGiuseppe D’AvackArchbishop of Camerino, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
24.7Ordained PriestLeroy Theodore MatthiesenPriest of Amarillo, Texas, USABishop Emeritus
30.1Ordained PriestLouis-Paul-Armand SimonneauxPriest of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), FranceBishop Emeritus of Versailles, France
11 Mar BornChristo ProykovBishop Emeritus of Saint John XXIII of Sofia (Bulgarian), Bulgaria
BornMaria Callist Soosa PakiamArchbishop Emeritus of Trivandrum, India
12 Mar59.3AppointedJan Kanty Lorek, C.M. †Bishop of Sandomierz, Poland
59.4InstalledWilliam Patrick O’ConnorBishop of Madison, Wisconsin, USABishop Emeritus
BornAmadeo Rodríguez MagroBishop Emeritus of Jaén, Spain
13 Mar21.4Solemn VowsAloísio Leo Arlindo Lorscheider, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Aparecida, Sao Paulo, Brazil
BornGiulio Mencuccini, C.P.Bishop Emeritus 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
83.0DiedAuguste GrumelBishop of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, France
48.1AppointedGiacomo PalombellaBishop of Muro Lucano, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Matera, Italy
43.0AppointedLionel Scheffer, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Labrador, Québec, Canada
43.0AppointedLionel 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 Mar62.7DiedVittorio Consigliere, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Ascoli Satriano e Cerignola, Italy
71.1DiedJoseph 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.Bishop Emeritus of Maralal, Kenya
22.5Ordained PriestCarlo PoggiPriest of Piacenza, ItalyBishop of Fidenza, Italy
17 Mar23.3Ordained DeaconAndré Bernard Michel QuélenDeacon of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), FranceBishop Emeritus of Moulins, France
25.4Ordained PriestFrancis Mansour ZayekPriestBishop Emeritus of Saint Maron of Brooklyn (Maronite), New York, USA
18 Mar BornAnatole MilandouArchbishop Emeritus of Brazzaville, Congo
BornDieudonné WatioBishop Emeritus of Bafoussam, Cameroon
19 Mar41.5Ordained BishopJosé María Bueno y MonrealBishop of Jaca, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
64.3AppointedCarlo ChiarloApostolic Nuncio to BrazilCardinal, Official Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
BornRichard Joseph MaloneBishop Emeritus of Buffalo, New York, USA
48.4Ordained BishopJean-Marie Mazé, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of SauatraVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Hung Hoá, Viet Nam
53.2Ordained 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 Mar77.9ResignedBurkhard 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.Archbishop Emeritus 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.Bishop Emeritus of Melfi-Rapolla-Venosa, Italy
24 Mar38.8Ordained BishopVicente Enrique y TarancónBishop of Solsona, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Madrid, Spain
31.1Ordained PriestPierre-Auguste-Antoine-Marie Guichet, M.S.C. †Priest of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusBishop Emeritus of Tarawa, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)
30.1Ordained PriestCharles-Auguste-Marie PatyPriestBishop Emeritus of Luçon, France
46.1Ordained 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 DíazBishop Emeritus of Riobamba, Ecuador
53.7AppointedJan Piotr StepaBishop of Tarnów, Poland
57.1AppointedPietro Villa, F.S.C.J. †Auxiliary Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop of Ostia, Italy
57.1AppointedPietro Villa, F.S.C.J. †Titular Bishop of LystraAuxiliary Bishop of Ostia, Italy
28 MarBornMartinus Dogma Situmorang, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop 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 Mar48.6Ordained BishopMáximo Yurramendi AlcáinTitular Bishop of MesseneApostolic Administrator of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain
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