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The Year of Our Lord 1947

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Mar64.6ResignedJoannes Walter Panis, M.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Manado, IndonesiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
1 Mar23.7Ordained PriestFranco GualdriniPriestBishop Emeritus of Terni-Narni-Amelia, Italy
25.4Ordained PriestHenry-Camille-Gustave-Marie L’HeureuxPriestBishop Emeritus of Perpignan-Elne, France
28.7Ordained PriestAntónio dos Reis RodriguesPriestAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
25.0Ordained PriestPatrick Joseph Thomas SheridanPriest of New York, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
2 Mar51.0Ordained BishopFrancisco Aldegunde Dorrego, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of FussalaArchbishop Emeritus of Tanger, Morocco
61.4Ordained BishopLuigi CammarataTitular Bishop of Caesarea in MauretaniaPrelate of Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
52.1Ordained BishopFranciszek JedwabskiTitular Bishop of Maxula PratesAuxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
81.0DiedLeopold PrecanArchbishop of Olomouc, Czech Republic
3 Mar BornDaniel Robert Jenky, C.S.C.Chicago, ILBishop of Peoria, Illinois, USA
5 Mar BornJohn Ha Tiong HockKuchingArchbishop of Kuching, Malaysia
7 Mar34.0AppointedFirmin Courtemanche, M. Afr. †Prefect of Fort Jameson, ZambiaBishop Emeritus of Chipata, Zambia
BornGiuseppe ZentiSan Martino Buon AlbergoBishop of Verona, Italy
8 Mar58.1ResignedJoseph Bonhomme, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Basutoland, LesothoVicar Apostolic Emeritus
BornJuan Vargas AruquipaAchacachiBishop of Coroico, Bolivia
9 Mar87.0DiedCyrillo de Paula FreitasBishop Emeritus of Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
10 Mar BornJohn ’Oke AfarehaOlehBishop of Warri, Nigeria
52.0AppointedJosé Gabriel Anaya y Diez de BonillaBishop of Zamora, Michoacán, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
35.3AppointedThomas Joseph McDonoughAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Augustine, Florida, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
35.3AppointedThomas Joseph McDonoughTitular Bishop of ThenaeArchbishop Emeritus of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
41.6AppointedPasquale QuarembaBishop of Anglona-Tursi, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Gallipoli, Italy
56.5AppointedAngelo RossiniArchbishop of Amalfi, Italy
60.5AppointedPaolo RotaAuxiliary Bishop of Cremona, ItalyBishop of Fidenza, Italy
60.5AppointedPaolo RotaTitular Bishop of MemphisBishop of Fidenza, Italy
69.4AppointedAntonin Alois WeberTitular Archbishop of SamosBishop Emeritus of Litoměřice, Czech Republic
69.4ResignedAntonin Alois WeberBishop of Litoměřice, Czech RepublicBishop Emeritus
13 Mar46.9AppointedDaniel Liston, C.S.Sp. †Coadjutor Bishop of Port-Louis, MauritiusBishop Emeritus
46.9AppointedDaniel Liston, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of DrivastumBishop Emeritus of Port-Louis, Mauritius
37.8AppointedJohannes Baptist Lück, S.C.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Aliwal, South AfricaBishop Emeritus of Aliwal, South Africa
37.8AppointedJohannes Baptist Lück, S.C.I. †Titular Bishop of AttudaBishop Emeritus of Aliwal, South Africa
BornGuillermo Rodrigo Teodoro Ortiz MondragónTolucaBishop of Cuautitlán, México, México
BornFortunato Pablo Urcey, O.A.R.Estollo, SpainPrelate of Chota, Peru
50.8AppointedNicolas Verhoeven, M.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Manado, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus of Manado, Indonesia
50.8AppointedNicolas Verhoeven, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of HermonthisBishop Emeritus of Manado, Indonesia
15 Mar49.8InstalledGerminiano EsortoBishop of Bahía Blanca, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus of Bahía Blanca, Argentina
46.6AppointedBasile Khoury, B.S. †Bishop of Saïda (Melkite Greek), LebanonArchbishop Emeritus of Saïda (Sidone) (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
16 Mar41.9Ordained BishopSecondo ChioccaBishop of Foligno, ItalyBishop Emeritus
44.4Ordained BishopKarol PękalaTitular Bishop of TrocmadesAuxiliary Bishop of Tarnów, Poland
17 Mar25.8Ordained PriestCaesar GatimuPriest of Nyeri, KenyaBishop
65.7DiedThomas Henry McLaughlinBishop of Paterson, New Jersey, USA
BornŽelimir PuljićKamenaArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
18 Mar BornJohn Clayton NienstedtDetroitArchbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
19 Mar50.5Ordained BishopLouis Joseph Cabana, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of SufetulaArchbishop Emeritus of Rubaga, Uganda
57.1AppointedAlfredo Cifuentes GómezApostolic Administrator of Copiapó, ChileArchbishop Emeritus of La Serena, Chile
70.0AppointedAlexandre EvreinoffTitular Archbishop of Parium
31.4Ordained BishopDenis Eugene Hurley, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of TuruziArchbishop Emeritus of Durban, South Africa
55.4Ordained BishopGiacomo LercaroArchbishop of Ravenna e Cervia, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bologna, Italy
48.1Ordained BishopJoseph MastersonArchbishop of Birmingham, England, Great Britain
30.8Ordained PriestKarl-August SiegelPriest of Osnabrück, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
20 Mar BornJosé Roberto Ospina LeongómezSan Miguel de SemaBishop of Buga, Colombia
21 Mar57.0AppointedMario ZaninApostolic Nuncio to ChileApostolic Nuncio to Argentina
22 Mar24.8Ordained PriestLuis Baldo Riva, C.SS.R. †Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerPrelate of Chuquibamba, Peru
56.7SucceededJoseph-Alphonse Baud, M.S.F.S. †Bishop of Vizagapatam, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Visakhapatnam, India
45.1AppointedFloyd Lawrence BeginAuxiliary Bishop of Cleveland, Ohio, USABishop of Oakland, California, USA
45.1AppointedFloyd Lawrence BeginTitular Bishop of SalaBishop of Oakland, California, USA
70.6DiedJoaquim Mamede da Silva LeiteAuxiliary Bishop of Campinas, Brazil
56.3AppointedJosé Hascher, C.S.Sp. †Prelate of Juruá, Acre, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
56.3AppointedJosé Hascher, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of AeliaePrelate Emeritus of Juruá, Acre, Brazil
28.9Ordained PriestSalvador Lazo LazoPriest of Tuguegarao, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of San Fernando de La Union, Philippines
25.4Ordained PriestOtmar MäderPriest of Sankt Gallen, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
60.0AppointedAlcide Giuseppe Marina, C.M. †Apostolic Nuncio to Lebanon
72.5DiedPierre Rossillon, M.S.F.S. †Bishop of Vizagapatam, India
25.2Ordained PriestArturo Antonio Szymanski RamírezPriestArchbishop Emeritus of San Luis Potosí, México
23 Mar52.9AppointedJoseph Augustin Hagendorens, C.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Tshumbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Tshumbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
52.9AppointedJoseph Augustin Hagendorens, C.P. †Titular Bishop of CaffaBishop Emeritus of Tshumbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
24 Mar BornMarin BarišicVidonjeArchbishop of Split-Makarska, Croatia
BornSimon-Victor Tonyé BakotEsékaArchbishop Emeritus of Yaoundé, Cameroon
25 Mar48.4Ordained BishopAlfred-Jean-Félix Ancel, Ist. del Prado †Titular Bishop of MyrinaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Lyon (-Vienne), France
48.8Ordained BishopAllen James BabcockTitular Bishop of Irenopolis in CiliciaBishop of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
46.6Ordained BishopBasile Khoury, B.S. †Bishop of Saïda (Melkite Greek), LebanonArchbishop Emeritus of Saïda (Sidone) (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
51.8Ordained BishopJohn Edward PetitBishop of Menevia, Wales, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
34.2AppointedYves-Joseph-Marie Plumey, O.M.I. †Prefect of Garoua, CameroonArchbishop Emeritus of Garoua, Cameroon
65.4AppointedThomas Asagoro Wakida (Wakita)Bishop of Yokohama, JapanBishop Emeritus
26 Mar BornRichard Gerard LennonArlington, MABishop of Cleveland, Ohio, USA
27 Mar BornIvo Baldi GaburriCittà di CastelloBishop of Huarí, Peru
59.0AppointedJoseph FercheAuxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
28 Mar38.3AppointedZdzisław GolińskiCoadjutor Bishop of Lublin, PolandBishop of Częstochowa, Poland
38.3AppointedZdzisław GolińskiTitular Bishop of HemeriaBishop of Częstochowa, Poland
36.6AppointedAloysius Haene, S.M.B. †Prefect of Fort Victoria, ZimbabweBishop Emeritus of Gwelo, Zimbabwe
29 Mar36.0AppointedDaniel Tavares Baeta NevesAuxiliary Bishop of Mariana, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop of Sete Lagoas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
36.0AppointedDaniel Tavares Baeta NevesTitular Bishop of ParnassusBishop of Sete Lagoas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
30 Mar BornJaime Vieira RochaTangaráArchbishop of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
31 Mar BornDomenico MogaveroCastelbuonoBishop of Mazara del Vallo, Italy
BornLuigi Padovese, O.F.M. Cap. †Milan, ItalyVicar Apostolic of Anatolia, Turkey
1 Apr78.6DiedJoaquim Antônio de AlmeidaBishop Emeritus of Natal, Brazil
2 Apr66.4AppointedZacarías de Vizcarra y AranaTitular Bishop of Eressus
3 Apr66.5DiedFerdinando RiccaBishop of Trapani, Italy
4 Apr BornJanvier Kataka LuveteNgundaBishop of Wamba, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
5 Apr23.1Ordained PriestLuigi AmaducciPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Ravenna-Cervia, Italy
25.3Ordained PriestPaolo Vieri Andreotti, O.P. †Priest of Order of Friars PreachersBishop Emeritus of Faisalabad, Pakistan
23.2Ordained PriestVasco Giuseppe BertelliPriestBishop Emeritus of Volterra, Italy
24.1Ordained PriestJoseph Théophile Louis Marie MadecPriestBishop Emeritus of Fréjus-Toulon, France
31.5Ordained PriestBernardino Piñera CarvalloPriest of Santiago de ChileArchbishop Emeritus of La Serena, Chile
23.9Ordained PriestDino TrabalziniPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Cosenza-Bisignano, Italy
6 Apr BornDomenico Cancian, F.A.M.Mareno di PiaveBishop of Città di Castello, Italy
7 Apr64.5DiedAristides de Araújo PortoBishop of Montes Claros, Brazil
8 Apr24.7Ordained PriestThomas Joseph ConnollyPriest of Reno, Nevada, USABishop Emeritus of Baker, Oregon, USA
BornGiovanni TaniSogliano al RubiconeArchbishop of Urbino-Urbania-Sant’Angelo in Vado, Italy
10 Apr47.2AppointedClaudius-Philippe Bayet, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of LaosBishop Emeritus of Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
47.2AppointedClaudius-Philippe Bayet, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of CidyessusBishop Emeritus of Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
50.8AppointedCamilo Plácido Crous y Salichs, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic of Caquetá, ColombiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Sibundoy, Colombia
50.8AppointedCamilo Plácido Crous y Salichs, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of CratiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Sibundoy, Colombia
47.0AppointedLeo Ferdinand DworschakAuxiliary Bishop of Fargo, North Dakota, USABishop Emeritus
56.8AppointedLouis-François-Bienaimé-Amedée Lefèvre, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Rabat, MoroccoArchbishop of Rabat, Morocco
56.8AppointedLouis-François-Bienaimé-Amedée Lefèvre, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of EgugaArchbishop of Rabat, Morocco
57.7AppointedWilliam Tibertus McCarty, C.SS.R. †Coadjutor Bishop of Rapid City, South Dakota, USABishop Emeritus
47.6AppointedLeonard Joseph RaymondBishop of Allahabad, IndiaArchbishop of Nagpur, India
BornRafael Sandoval Sandoval, M.N.M.Guáscaro MichoacánBishop of Tarahumara, Chihuahua, México
58.0AppointedHilaire Marie Vermeiren, M.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Coquilhatville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Archbishop Emeritus of Coquilhatville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
58.0AppointedHilaire Marie Vermeiren, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of GibbaArchbishop Emeritus of Coquilhatville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
74.1ResignedEdouard van Goethem, M.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Coquilhatville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
12 Apr25.6Ordained PriestLouis Antoine Marie BoffetPriestBishop Emeritus of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières), France
13 Apr53.7Ordained BishopMichal KlepaczBishop of Łódź, Poland
45.5Ordained BishopGiuseppe MelasBishop of Nuoro, Italy
BornAlfred Maria Oburu Asue, C.M.F. †EvinayongBishop of Ebebiyin, Equatorial Guinea
35.3Ordained BishopGaetano Pollio, P.I.M.E. †Bishop of Kaifeng [Kaifeng], ChinaArchbishop Emeritus of Salerno (-Acerno), Italy
54.2Ordained BishopPaweł Czesław RydzewskiTitular Bishop of ChusiraAuxiliary Bishop of Łomża, Poland
43.5Ordained BishopDomenico SavareseBishop of Vallo di Lucania, Italy
BornOscar Urbina OrtegaArboledasArchbishop of Villavicencio, Colombia
14 AprBornBoniface LeleKyangwithyaArchbishop Emeritus of Mombasa, Kenya
15 Apr50.0SelectedBenno Walter Gut, O.S.B. †Abbot of Maria Einsiedeln, SwitzerlandCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship
68.3ResignedOscar Morin, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Navrongo, GhanaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
16 Apr28.2Ordained PriestHubert D’Rosario, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop of Shillong, India
BornMarkijan Trofym’yakKozovaBishop Emeritus of Lutsk, Ukraine
18 Apr BornManuel Sánchez MongeFuentes de NavaBishop of Mondoñedo-Ferrol, Spain
19 Apr50.7AppointedGeorges-Stanislas-Jean BéjotAuxiliary Bishop of Besançon, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Reims, France
50.7AppointedGeorges-Stanislas-Jean BéjotTitular Bishop of CassandriaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Reims, France
BornTerence John Gerard BradyRose BayAuxiliary Bishop of Sydney, Australia
20 Apr53.7Ordained BishopLeopold Brellinger, S.J. †Bishop of Jingxian [Kinghsien], China
BornGiorgio CorbelliniTravoPresident of the Labour Office of the Apostolic See
59.2Ordained BishopJohannes Baptist NeuhäuslerTitular Bishop of CalydonAuxiliary Bishop of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
21 Apr25.5Ordained PriestAdolfo GerstnerPriestBishop Emeritus of Concordia, Argentina
22 Apr BornPierre-Marie Joseph CarréSerquesArchbishop of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières), France
80.0RetiredEtienne Fourcadier, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Tananarive, MadagascarVicar Apostolic Emeritus
BornSylvain Lavoie, O.M.I.DelmasArchbishop Emeritus of Keewatin-Le Pas, Manitoba, Canada
BornPaweł StobrawaZborowskieAuxiliary Bishop of Opole, Poland
BornThomas Thuruthimattam, C.S.T.AryvikuzhyBishop of Gorakhpur (Syro-Malabarese), India
23 Apr50.4Ordained BishopMark Kenny CarrollBishop of Wichita, Kansas, USABishop Emeritus
46.1Ordained BishopLawrence Leo Graner, C.S.C. †Bishop of Dacca, BangladeshArchbishop Emeritus of Dacca, Bangladesh
39.4Ordained BishopJoseph Carroll McCormickTitular Bishop of RuspaeBishop Emeritus of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
24 Apr BornJoão Bráz de AvizMafraCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
58.4AppointedAurelio del Pino GómezBishop of Lérida, SpainBishop Emeritus
45.0AppointedAndré-Pierre-François FauvelBishop of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), FranceBishop Emeritus
BornRichard John GarciaSan FranciscoBishop of Monterey in California, USA
45.5AppointedGabriel-Marie GarroneCoadjutor Archbishop of Toulouse (-Narbonne-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), FranceCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Culture
45.5AppointedGabriel-Marie GarroneTitular Archbishop of LemnusCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Culture
60.3AppointedÁngel Herrera OriaBishop of Málaga, SpainCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
51.1AppointedManuel Hurtado y GarcíaBishop of Tarazona (-Tudela), SpainBishop of Tarazona, Spain
54.5AppointedAndrés A. Domingo Pérez CáceresBishop of San Cristóbal de La Laguna o Tenerife, Spain
51.3AppointedAlfonso Ródenas GarcíaBishop of Almería, Spain
25 AprAppointedJoseph du Bouchet, S.J. †Prefect of Fort-Lamy, Chad
BornMariano José Parra SandovalMaracaiboBishop of Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela
26 Apr65.0ResignedGeorge Joseph (Jorge José) CaruanaApostolic Nuncio to CubaApostolic Delegate to México
50.1ConfirmedBenno Walter Gut, O.S.B. †Abbot of Maria Einsiedeln, SwitzerlandCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship
27 Apr24.7Ordained PriestArnulfo S. ArcillaPriestBishop of Sorsogon, Philippines
58.0Ordained BishopJoseph-Paul Futy, M.S. †Titular Bishop of AspendusVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Antsirabé, Madagascar
BornPatrick Kevin Lynch, SS.CC.Cork City, IrelandAuxiliary Bishop of Southwark, England, Great Britain
30 Apr63.4DiedJoseph-Marie Birraux, M. Afr. †Superior General of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)
35.4Ordained BishopThomas Joseph McDonoughTitular Bishop of ThenaeArchbishop Emeritus of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
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