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The Year of Our Lord 1947

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown BornGabriel ’Leke AbegunrinArchbishop of Ibadan, Nigeria
BornJudes BicabaBishop of Dédougou, Burkina Faso
ResignedJoseph Billiet, C.I.C.M. †Prefect of Mountain Provinces, PhilippinesPrefect Emeritus
70.0DiedRobert Brown, S.J. †Prefect Emeritus of Salisbury, Zimbabwe
23.4ProfessedClément Cailleau, C.S.Sp. †Member of Congregation of the Holy SpiritPrefect Emeritus of Tambacounda, Senegal
DiedPaolo ChouPrefect of Zenshu, Korea (South)
41.6ResignedJoseph Faye, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of Ziguinchor, SenegalPrefect Emeritus
71.6CeasedValeriu Traian FrentiuApostolic Administrator of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (Romanian), RomaniaBishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino} (Romanian), Romania
54.1ResignedJózef GawlinaBishop of Poland, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
18.7ProfessedPeter Henrici, S.J.Member of Society of JesusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Chur, Switzerland
61.9CeasedIuliu HossuApostolic Administrator of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, RomaniaBishop of Cluj-Gherla (Romanian), Romania
69.0ResignedPeter Janser, S.V.D. †Prefect of Indore, IndiaPrefect Emeritus
DiedGiuseppe Kirsten, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of Benue, Nigeria
DiedHenrique KleinPrelate of Juruá, Acre, Brazil
DiedTeodoro Koenig, S.A.C. †Prefect of Oudtshoorn, South Africa
25.0Ordained PriestJoseph M. Loftus, O.S.M. †Priest of Order of Friar Servants of MaryPrior General Emeritus
57.2AppointedCarlo von Mansfeld, M.I. †Superior General of Order of the Ministers of the SickSuperior General Emeritus
62.3ResignedLeone Giovanni Battista NigrisApostolic Nuncio to AlbaniaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
51.6AppointedWilliam M. Slattery, C.M. †Superior General of Congregation of the MissionSuperior General Emeritus
74.0DiedIgnazio Giuseppe Tommaso Staub, O.S.B. †Abbot of Maria Einsiedeln, Switzerland
DiedRaffaello Toro, S.J. †Prefect of Río Magdalena, Colombia
1 Jan BornVicente CostaBishop of Jundiaí, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2 Jan BornIsidore FernandesBishop Emeritus of Allahabad, India
4 Jan BornGabriel Chang Bong-hunBishop of Cheongju {Ch’ongju}, Korea (South)
6 Jan73.2DiedManuel Prat Pujoldevall, O.P. †Bishop of Xiamen [Hsiamen, Amoy], China
8 Jan BornEdward Eugeniusz BialoglowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Rzeszów, Poland
9 Jan53.4AppointedLeopold Brellinger, S.J. †Bishop of Jingxian [Kinghsien], China
50.3AppointedLouis Joseph Cabana, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of UgandaArchbishop Emeritus of Rubaga, Uganda
50.3AppointedLouis Joseph Cabana, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of SufetulaArchbishop Emeritus of Rubaga, Uganda
45.3AppointedMichel Olçomendy, M.E.P. †Bishop of Malacca, SingaporeArchbishop Emeritus of Singapore
11 Jan39.0AppointedJoseph Carroll McCormickAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
39.0AppointedJoseph Carroll McCormickTitular Bishop of RuspaeBishop Emeritus of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
43.2AppointedDomenico SavareseBishop of Vallo di Lucania, Italy
13 Jan BornFrancisco Pérez GonzálezArchbishop of Pamplona y Tudela, Spain
16 Jan BornThomas Christopher CollinsCardinal, Archbishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
17 JanBornDavid Raymond ChobyBishop of Nashville, Tennessee, USA
BornManuel Herrero Fernández, O.S.A.Bishop of Palencia, Spain
51.0SucceededBl. Ivan SleziukBishop of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanisławów] (Ukrainian), Ukraine
63.2DiedJean-Marie-Rodrigue Villeneuve, O.M.I. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Québec, Canada
18 Jan59.4AppointedAdalberto Accioli SobralArchbishop of São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil
44.5AppointedJames Buis, M.H.M. †Prefect of Northern Borneo {Borneo Settentrionale}, MalaysiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
41.7AppointedSecondo ChioccaBishop of Foligno, ItalyBishop Emeritus
20 Jan BornRiccardo FontanaBishop of Arezzo-Cortona-Sansepolcro, Italy
21 Jan BornHilary Paul Odili OkekeBishop of Nnewi, Nigeria
BornThomas James OlmstedBishop of Phoenix, Arizona, USA
22 Jan BornVincenzo ApicellaBishop of Velletri-Segni, Italy
24 Jan BornRomualdo Matias KujawskiBishop of Porto Nacional, Tocatins, Brazil
25 Jan47.0InstalledEmilio Antonio di PasquoBishop of San Luis, ArgentinaBishop of Avellaneda, Argentina
66.6DiedJohannes Damascus Jesacher (Iesacher), O.F.M. †Prefect of Lingling [Yungchow], China
BornJean-Anatole Kalala KasebaBishop of Kamina, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
26 Jan42.4Ordained BishopOctavio José Calderón y PadillaBishop of Matagalpa, NicaraguaBishop Emeritus
BornOrlando Antonio Corrales GarcíaArchbishop of Santa Fe de Antioquia, Colombia
25.8Ordained PriestLorenzo Michele Joseph Graziano, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of San Miguel, El Salvador
28 Jan64.1DiedLouis-Michel-François Tardy, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Gabon, Gabon
30 Jan79.2DiedJoseph Martin NathanAuxiliary Bishop of Olomouc, Czech Republic
31 Jan45.0AppointedCosme Alterio (Loponte), S.D.B. †Prefect of Alto Orinoco, VenezuelaPrefect Emeritus
61.5DiedDaniel Kauczor, M.F.S.C. †Prefect Emeritus of Lydenburg, South Africa
55.2AppointedGiacomo LercaroArchbishop of Ravenna e Cervia, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bologna, Italy
45.2AppointedGiuseppe MelasBishop of Nuoro, Italy
1 Feb70.3DiedFilippo CortesiApostolic Nuncio to Poland
19.2EnteredRenato Hasche Sánchez, S.J. †Member of Society of JesusBishop of Arica, Chile
2 FebBornJulio César Bonino BoninoBishop of Tacuarembó, Uruguay
22.5Ordained PriestNicola ComparonePriestBishop of Alife-Caiazzo, Italy
24.8Ordained PriestAdalberto Domingos Marzi, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinPrelate Emeritus of Alto Solimões, Amazonas, Brazil
BornSmaragde MbonyintegeBishop of Kabgayi, Rwanda
21.6ProfessedAltamiro Rossato, C.SS.R. †Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerArchbishop Emeritus of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
3 Feb62.6DiedPierre-Marie DurieuxArchbishop of Chambéry, France
26.0Ordained PriestGeorge Hamilton Pearce, S.M. †Priest of Society of MaryArchbishop Emeritus of Suva, Fiji, Pacific (Oceania)
BornEmil Paul TscherrigApostolic Nuncio to Italy
4 Feb58.9DiedJohn Francis Eich, O.S.F.S. †Vicar Apostolic of Great Namaqualand, Namibia
5 Feb75.9DiedMichel AkrasArchbishop Emeritus of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Maronite), Syria
73.3DiedAnton HilfrichBishop of Limburg, Germany
BornPaul Mandla Khumalo, C.M.M.Archbishop Emeritus of Pretoria, South Africa
6 Feb50.9AppointedFrancisco Aldegunde Dorrego, O.F.M. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Marocco o Marruecos, MoroccoArchbishop Emeritus of Tanger, Morocco
50.9AppointedFrancisco Aldegunde Dorrego, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of FussalaArchbishop Emeritus of Tanger, Morocco
BornMark Edward BrennanAuxiliary Bishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
8 Feb86.4AppointedAntonio di TommasoTitular Bishop of CyreneBishop Emeritus of Oria, Italy
86.4RetiredAntonio di TommasoBishop of Oria, ItalyBishop Emeritus
48.0AppointedJoseph MastersonArchbishop of Birmingham, England, Great Britain
59.0AppointedJohannes Baptist NeuhäuslerAuxiliary Bishop of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
59.0AppointedJohannes Baptist NeuhäuslerTitular Bishop of CalydonAuxiliary Bishop of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
51.6AppointedJohn Edward PetitBishop of Menevia, Wales, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
9 Feb25.3Ordained PriestJacques LandriaultPriestBishop Emeritus of Timmins, Ontario, Canada
10 Feb BornJuan Guillermo López SotoBishop of Cuauhtémoc-Madera, Chihuahua, México
11 Feb43.2Ordained BishopLéon-Etienne DuvalBishop of Constantine (-Hippone), AlgeriaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Alger, Algeria
BornJuan María Leonardi VillasmilBishop of Punto Fijo, Venezuela
46.5Ordained BishopBernard Denis StewartTitular Bishop of UcresBishop Emeritus of Sandhurst, Australia
12 Feb BornFerenc CserhátiAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
82.7DiedTito TrocchiOfficial of the Apostolic Chamber
BornEduardo ZielskiBishop of São Raimundo Nonato, Piaui, Brazil
13 Feb48.3AppointedJean Batiot, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Majunga, Madagascar
48.3AppointedJean Batiot, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of Attalea in PamphyliaVicar Apostolic of Majunga, Madagascar
44.3AppointedJean-Baptiste Victor Fauret, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Pointe-Noire, CongoBishop Emeritus of Pointe-Noire, Congo
44.3AppointedJean-Baptiste Victor Fauret, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of AraxaBishop Emeritus of Pointe-Noire, Congo
57.7AppointedJoseph-Paul Futy, M.S. †Titular Bishop of AspendusVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Antsirabé, Madagascar
57.7AppointedJoseph-Paul Futy, M.S. †Vicar Apostolic of Antsirabé, MadagascarVicar Apostolic Emeritus
45.8AppointedLawrence Leo Graner, C.S.C. †Bishop of Dacca, BangladeshArchbishop Emeritus of Dacca, Bangladesh
58.5AppointedRené van Heusden, S.D.B. †Vicar Apostolic of Sakania, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
58.5AppointedRené van Heusden, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of CarianaVicar Apostolic of Sakania, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
74.9DiedJuan Villar y SanzBishop of Lérida, Spain
41.8AppointedEdmond-Marie-Jean Wolff, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Diégo-Suarez, MadagascarArchbishop Emeritus of Diégo-Suarez, Madagascar
15 Feb48.6AppointedAllen James BabcockAuxiliary Bishop of Detroit, Michigan, USABishop of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
48.6AppointedAllen James BabcockTitular Bishop of Irenopolis in CiliciaBishop of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
50.2AppointedMark Kenny CarrollBishop of Wichita, Kansas, USABishop Emeritus
51.1AppointedJames FergusBishop of Achonry, IrelandBishop Emeritus
16 Feb43.5Ordained BishopPierre Bonneau, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of ThemisoniumBishop of Douala, Cameroon
42.9Ordained BishopAlbert Conrad de Vito, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Lucknow, India
17 Feb48.3AppointedAlfred-Jean-Félix Ancel, Ist. del Prado †Auxiliary Bishop of Lyon (-Vienne), FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
48.3AppointedAlfred-Jean-Félix Ancel, Ist. del Prado †Titular Bishop of MyrinaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Lyon (-Vienne), France
58.8AppointedPierre-Auguste-Marie-Joseph DouillardBishop of Soissons (-Laon-Saint-Quentin), FranceBishop Emeritus
59.1AppointedAlbert-Paul DroulersBishop of Amiens, France
52.4AppointedPierre-Marie ThéasBishop of Tarbes et Lourdes, FranceBishop Emeritus
19 Feb BornLourdes DanielBishop of Nashik, India
21 Feb BornYves Jean Marie Arsène BoivineauBishop of Annecy, France
BornHyginus Kim Hee-jongArchbishop of Gwangju, Korea (South)
22 Feb BornJurij BizjakBishop of Koper, Slovenia
40.2AppointedPaul II CheikhoBishop of Aqrā {Akra} (Chaldean), IraqPatriarch of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
64.2AppointedAlessandro GuidatiTitular Archbishop of Nicopolis in EpiroArchbishop Emeritus of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos, Greece
64.2RetiredAlessandro GuidatiArchbishop of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos, GreeceArchbishop Emeritus
63.9AppointedEtienne KatchoAuxiliary Bishop of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
63.9AppointedEtienne KatchoTitular Bishop of ArsamosataAuxiliary Bishop of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
BornJacob ManathodathBishop of Palghat (Syro-Malabar), India
37.0AppointedRaphaël RabbanBishop of Amadiyah (Chaldean), IraqArchbishop of Kerkūk (Chaldean), Iraq
64.3AppointedMarcus SigalaArchbishop of Athēnai {Athens}, Greece
48.4AppointedGeorges Xenopulos, S.J. †Bishop of Syros (e Milos), GreeceBishop Emeritus
48.4AppointedGeorges Xenopulos, S.J. †Bishop of Santorini {Thira}, GreeceBishop Emeritus of Syros (e Milos), Greece
23 Feb44.0Ordained BishopAlfredo Vicente SchererArchbishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
BornPeter TurangArchbishop of Kupang, Indonesia
25 Feb BornGiuseppe BetoriCardinal, Archbishop of Firenze {Florence}, Italy
26 Feb BornJean-Luc HudsynAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
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