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The Year of Our Lord 1947

Bishop Events

July to August


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Jul50.9Ordained BishopGeorges-Stanislas-Jean BéjotTitular Bishop of CassandriaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Reims, France
25.0Ordained PriestJoseph CandolfiPriest of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, SwitzerlandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
BornGiuliano Frigeni, P.I.M.E.BergamoBishop of Parintins, Amazonas, Brazil
46.7Ordained BishopJames Edward (Jaime Eduardo) McManus, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Ponce, Puerto RicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
2 Jul38.9Ordained BishopJames Joseph ByrneTitular Bishop of EtennaArchbishop Emeritus of Dubuque, Iowa, USA
39.5Ordained BishopJohn Patrick CodyTitular Bishop of ApolloniaCardinal, Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
49.3Ordained BishopHenry Theophilus KlonowskiTitular Bishop of DaldisAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
52.9AppointedThomas John McDonnellAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USACoadjutor Bishop of Wheeling, West Virginia, USA
52.9AppointedThomas John McDonnellTitular Bishop of SelaCoadjutor Bishop of Wheeling, West Virginia, USA
77.6DiedGabriele VettoriArchbishop of Pisa, Italy
3 Jul73.8DiedHenry J. AlthoffBishop of Belleville, Illinois, USA
77.7DiedSantos Ballesteros y López, O.A.R. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Casanare, Colombia
45.2Ordained BishopAndré-Pierre-François FauvelBishop of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), FranceBishop Emeritus
23.4Ordained PriestStanislaw SzymeckiPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Białystok, Poland
74.7AppointedFrancis Xavier Wang Zepu (Tse-pu)Titular Bishop of MactarisBishop Emeritus of Wanxian [Wanhsien], China
74.7RetiredFrancis Xavier Wang Zepu (Tse-pu)Bishop of Wanxian [Wanhsien], ChinaBishop Emeritus
4 JulAppointedStefano Garon, M.S. †Prefect of Morondava, Madagascar
6 Jul51.1Ordained BishopCamilo Plácido Crous y Salichs, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of CratiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Sibundoy, Colombia
30.1Ordained PriestVincenzo FrancoPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Otranto, Italy
60.2AppointedGeorges-Marie-Joseph-Hubert-Ghislain de Jonghe d’Ardoye, M.E.P. †Apostolic Delegate to IndonesiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Egypt, Arab Republic of
26.0Ordained PriestIvan SemediPriest of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), UkraineBishop Emeritus
7 Jul66.7DiedMaximilian Josef Johannes KallerBishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
91.4DiedAnton Karaś (Karosas)Bishop of Vilkaviškis, Lithuania
BornJuan Antonio Reig PlaCocentainaBishop of Alcalá de Henares, Spain
BornPetrus Boddeng TimangMalakriBishop of Banjarmasin, Indonesia
8 Jul BornJohn Eijiro SuwaKobeBishop of Takamatsu, Japan
56.7ResignedNicolaus Szarvas, S.J. †Prefect of Taming [Daming], ChinaPrefect Emeritus
10 Jul43.1AppointedJean-Jerôme Adam, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Libreville, GabonArchbishop Emeritus of Libreville, Gabon
43.1AppointedJean-Jerôme Adam, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of RhinocoruraArchbishop Emeritus of Libreville, Gabon
59.0AppointedLouis-August Chorin, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Bangkok, Thailand
59.0AppointedLouis-August Chorin, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of PolystylusVicar Apostolic of Bangkok, Thailand
40.4AppointedIgnatius Philip Trigueros Glennie, S.J. †Bishop of Trincomalee, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
57.9AppointedJacques Grent, M.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Nuova Guinea Olandese, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus of Amboina, Indonesia
57.9AppointedJacques Grent, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of ParlaisBishop Emeritus of Amboina, Indonesia
39.0AppointedNicholas Hettinga, M.H.M. †Bishop of Rawalpindi, PakistanBishop Emeritus
58.5AppointedGaspar Lischerong, S.J. †Apostolic Administrator of Daming [Taming], China
12 Jul23.8Ordained PriestMichel Joseph KuehnPriestBishop Emeritus of Chartres, France
25.3Ordained PriestLouis KuehnPriestBishop Emeritus of Meaux, France
40.8AppointedKnut Ansgar Nelson, O.S.B. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of SwedenBishop Emeritus of Stockholm, Sweden
40.8AppointedKnut Ansgar Nelson, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of BiltaBishop Emeritus of Stockholm, Sweden
77.3RetiredRené-Marie-Joseph Perros, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Bangkok, ThailandVicar Apostolic Emeritus
13 Jul25.9Ordained PriestMaurizio Benvenuto Maria Contorni, O.S.B. †Priest of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot Emeritus of Monte Oliveto Maggiore, Italy
23.7Ordained PriestCarlo CurisPriestApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Canada
24.8Ordained PriestRoger Marie Élie EtchegarayPriest of Bayonne (-Lescar e Oloron), FranceCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
25.2Ordained PriestArmando FrancoPriestBishop of Oria, Italy
23.4Ordained PriestSilvano PiovanelliPriest of Firenze {Florence}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
51.5Ordained BishopAlfonso Ródenas GarcíaBishop of Almería, Spain
30.0Ordained PriestFranz ŽakPriest of Sankt Pölten, AustriaBishop Emeritus
14 Jul BornLorenzo LoppaSegniBishop of Anagni-Alatri, Italy
15 Jul BornDieter GeerlingsEmmerichAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
BornDorylas MoreauKamouraskaBishop of Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, Canada
BornDavid Albin Zywiec Sidor, O.F.M. Cap.East Chicago, IN, USAAuxiliary Bishop of Bluefields, Nicaragua
16 Jul BornAlfonso Cortés ContrerasLa LuzArchbishop of León, Guanajuato, México
BornAlvaro Leonel Ramazzini ImeriCiudad de GuatemalaBishop of Huehuetenango, Guatemala
47.9Ordained BishopLeonard Joseph RaymondBishop of Allahabad, IndiaArchbishop of Nagpur, India
19 Jul63.7DiedWalter James Fitzgerald, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Alaska, USA
23.8Ordained PriestAmérico HenriquesPriestBishop Emeritus of Nova Lisboa, Angola
51.4AppointedMichael KellerBishop of Münster, Germany
93.1AppointedLeonidas MedinaTitular Archbishop of Novae PatraeBishop Emeritus of Socorro y San Gil, Colombia
93.1RetiredLeonidas MedinaBishop of Socorro y San Gil, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
49.6SucceededÁngel María Ocampo Berrio, S.J. †Bishop of Socorro y San Gil, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus of Tunja, Colombia
52.2AppointedCândido Bento Maria Penso, O.P. †Prelate of Bananal, BrazilBishop of Goiás, Goias, Brazil
52.2AppointedCândido Bento Maria Penso, O.P. †Titular Bishop of CoelaBishop of Goiás, Goias, Brazil
20 Jul40.7Ordained BishopAntônio Maria Alves de SiqueiraTitular Bishop of ArycandaArchbishop Emeritus of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
26.3Ordained PriestEverardus Antonius M. Baaij, S.C.I. †Priest of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartBishop Emeritus of Aliwal, South Africa
25.4Ordained PriestHilarion Capucci, B.A.Priest of Ordre Basilien Alépin (Melkite Greek)Patriarchal Vicar Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek), Palestine
BornCosme Hoàng Van Dat, S.J.Xuan LaiBishop of Bac Ninh, Viet Nam
26.6Ordained PriestLambertus Johannes van Heygen, C.S.Sp. †Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritArchbishop Emeritus of Bertoua, Cameroon
48.9Ordained BishopGeorges Xenopulos, S.J. †Bishop of Syros (e Milos), GreeceBishop Emeritus
22.8Ordained PriestFlorentino Zabalza Iturri, O.A.R. †Priest of Order of Augustinian RecollectsPrelate Emeritus of Lábrea, Amazonas, Brazil
21 Jul26.4Ordained PriestPhilippe Nguyên-Kim-DiênPriest of OtherArchbishop of Huê, Viet Nam
95.0DiedYousef VI Emmanuel II ThomasPatriarch of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
22 Jul BornClaude Champagne, O.M.I.LachineBishop of Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada
25 Jul63.5Ordained BishopGeorge Laurence CravenTitular Bishop of Sebastopolis in ArmeniaAuxiliary Bishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
41.2Ordained BishopKazimirs DulbinskisTitular Bishop of GeraraAuxiliary Bishop of Riga, Latvia
45.8Ordained BishopFrancis Joseph GrimshawBishop of Plymouth, England, Great BritainArchbishop of Birmingham, England, Great Britain
28.1Ordained PriestWenceslas KalibushiPriestBishop Emeritus of Nyundo, Rwanda
32.4Ordained PriestJérôme RazafindrazakaPriestBishop Emeritus of Tamatave, Madagascar
35.0Ordained BishopJuan C. SisonTitular Bishop of LimataArchbishop of Nueva Segovia, Philippines
55.2Ordained BishopPeter StrodsTitular Bishop of StadiaApostolic Administrator of Riga, Latvia
58.3Ordained BishopHilaire Marie Vermeiren, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of GibbaArchbishop Emeritus of Coquilhatville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
26 Jul46.7AppointedBl. Vincent Eugène Bossilkov (Bossilkoff), C.P. †Bishop of Nicopoli, Bulgaria
45.6SucceededThomas Benjamin Cooray, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Colombo in Ceylon, Sri LankaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Colombo, Sri Lanka
40.9AppointedJan Michiel Jozef Antoon HanssenCoadjutor Bishop of Roermond, NetherlandsBishop
40.9AppointedJan Michiel Jozef Antoon HanssenTitular Bishop of BirthaBishop of Roermond, Netherlands
42.9AppointedGeorges Léon PelletierBishop of Trois Rivières, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
27 Jul BornGabriel Akwasi Abiabo ManteNkonya-AbenkroBishop of Jasikan, Ghana
33.6Ordained PriestGodfrey Okoye, C.S.Sp. †Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop of Enugu, Nigeria
25.1Ordained PriestDante Carlos SandrelliPriest of Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Formosa, Argentina
23.2Ordained PriestSettimio TodiscoPriest of Brindisi, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Brindisi-Ostuni, Italy
28 Jul71.4DiedJean-Marie Masson, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Colombo in Ceylon, Sri Lanka
30 Jul83.1DiedAndré-Léonce-Joseph Eloy, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Vinh, Viet Nam
31 JulBornJoseph Ignace RandrianasoloNandihizanaBishop Emeritus of Mahajanga, Madagascar
79.9DiedAdriaan SmetsApostolic Delegate Emeritus to Persia
1 Aug69.4DiedAlessandro MacchiBishop of Como, Italy
46.8InstalledJames Edward (Jaime Eduardo) McManus, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Ponce, Puerto RicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
BornRomano RossiMontevarchiBishop of Civita Castellana, Italy
2 Aug49.0AppointedRoman Richard AtkielskiAuxiliary Bishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
49.0AppointedRoman Richard AtkielskiTitular Bishop of StobiAuxiliary Bishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
47.0AppointedLouis Abel CaillouetAuxiliary Bishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
47.0AppointedLouis Abel CaillouetTitular Bishop of SeteaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
42.1AppointedHugh Aloysius DonohoeAuxiliary Bishop of San Francisco, California, USABishop Emeritus of Fresno, California, USA
42.1AppointedHugh Aloysius DonohoeTitular Bishop of TaiumBishop Emeritus of Fresno, California, USA
43.1AppointedAlfonso Espino y SilvaBishop of Cuernavaca, Morelos, MéxicoArchbishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
19.7ProfessedThomas Joseph Lobsinger, O.M.I. †Member of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop of Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
46.3AppointedJohn Alexander MathesonBishop of Aberdeen, Scotland, Great Britain
47.5AppointedJames Aloysius McNultyAuxiliary Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, USABishop of Buffalo, New York, USA
47.5AppointedJames Aloysius McNultyTitular Bishop of MethoneBishop of Buffalo, New York, USA
43.5AppointedHubert Michael NewellCoadjutor Bishop of Cheyenne, Wyoming, USABishop Emeritus
43.5AppointedHubert Michael NewellTitular Bishop of ZaparaBishop Emeritus of Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
3 Aug BornGeorges Abou Khazen, O.F.M.Aïn ZebdehVicar Apostolic of Alep [Beroea, Halab], Syria
58.7Ordained BishopAurelio del Pino GómezBishop of Lérida, SpainBishop Emeritus
38.6Ordained BishopZdzisław GolińskiTitular Bishop of HemeriaBishop of Częstochowa, Poland
63.2ResignedTheodos (Peter) Schall, O.S.B. †Apostolic Administrator of Eshowe, South AfricaApostolic Administrator Emeritus
4 Aug62.6DiedMarcel-Auguste-Marie Grandin, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Bangui, Central African Republic
5 Aug BornManolo Alarcon de los SantosBasudBishop of Virac, Philippines
6 Aug79.5DiedEugène CurienBishop Emeritus of La Rochelle (-Saintes), France
42.9Ordained BishopJoseph Mary Marling, C.Pp.S. †Titular Bishop of ThasusBishop Emeritus of Jefferson City, Missouri, USA
8 Aug BornGonzalo Restrepo RestrepoUrraoArchbishop of Manizales, Colombia
9 Aug45.2AppointedDaniel-Auguste LemonnierAuxiliary Bishop of Rouen, France
45.2AppointedDaniel-Auguste LemonnierTitular Bishop of ByblusAuxiliary Bishop of Rouen, France
52.4AppointedAlexandros ScandarBishop of Assiut {Lycopolis} (Coptic), Egypt
43.5AppointedStephanos I Sidarouss, C.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), EgyptCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt
43.5AppointedStephanos I Sidarouss, C.M. †Titular Bishop of SaisCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt
10 Aug59.3AppointedMarco II KhouzamPatriarch of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt
59.3AppointedMarco II KhouzamBishop of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), EgyptPatriarch of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt
22.5Ordained PriestMario MigliettaPriestBishop Emeritus of Ugento-Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy
24.4Ordained PriestIgnacio Prieto Vega, I.E.M.E. †Priest of Instituto Español de San Francisco Javier para Misiones ExtranjerasBishop Emeritus of Hwange, Zimbabwe
14 Aug BornAugustinus Tumaole Bane, O.M.I.Motsistseng, MokhotlongBishop of Leribe, Lesotho
15 Aug38.6Ordained BishopCharles (Carlo) Maria Cavallera, I.M.C. †Titular Bishop of SufesBishop Emeritus of Marsabit, Kenya
45.4Ordained BishopJoseph HlouchBishop of České Budĕjovice {Budweis}, Czech Republic
16 Aug73.5DiedRamón Font y Farrés, C.M.F. †Bishop of Tarija, Bolivia
49.4SucceededJuan Niccolai, O.F.M. †Bishop of Tarija, BoliviaBishop Emeritus
17 Aug24.8Ordained PriestFrancisco Medina Ramirez, O.C.D. †Priest of Order of Discalced CarmelitesPrelate of El Salto, Durango, México
18 Aug BornKevin John Patrick McDonaldStoke-on-TrentArchbishop Emeritus of Southwark, England, Great Britain
19 Aug39.0AppointedRufino Jiao SantosAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, PhilippinesCardinal, Archbishop
39.0AppointedRufino Jiao SantosTitular Bishop of BarcaCardinal, Archbishop of Manila, Philippines
20 Aug52.7AppointedJoseph Maximilian MuellerCoadjutor Bishop of Sioux City, Iowa, USABishop Emeritus
52.7AppointedJoseph Maximilian MuellerTitular Bishop of SindaBishop Emeritus of Sioux City, Iowa, USA
54.7AppointedThomas Lawrence NoaBishop of Marquette, Michigan, USABishop Emeritus
21 Aug BornLiam Stephen CaryPortlandBishop of Baker, Oregon, USA
22 Aug47.1Ordained BishopAdolph Alexander Noser, S.V.D. †Titular Bishop of CapitoliasArchbishop Emeritus of Madang, Papua New Guinea
23 Aug45.0AppointedArthur Hughes, M. Afr. †Titular Archbishop of AprusApostolic Internuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic of
45.0AppointedArthur Hughes, M. Afr. †Apostolic Internuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic of
24 Aug BornRonald William GainerPottsville, PABishop of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
64.9Ordained BishopMarcus SigalaArchbishop of Athēnai {Athens}, Greece
25 Aug89.1DiedVictor Roelens, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Baudouinville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
28 Aug49.1Ordained BishopRoman Richard AtkielskiTitular Bishop of StobiAuxiliary Bishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
29 Aug23.8Ordained PriestFranco BrambillaPriestApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Australia
30 Aug63.5AppointedEmilio Botero GonzálezBishop of Pasto, Colombia
69.7DiedMario Giardini, B. †Archbishop Emeritus of Ancona e Numana, Italy
31 Aug29.0Ordained PriestEnzo Ceccarelli Catraro, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Puerto Ayacucho, Venezuela
29.6Ordained PriestJesús María Coronado Caro, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Duitama-Sogamoso, Colombia
58.0Ordained BishopJacques Grent, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of ParlaisBishop Emeritus of Amboina, Indonesia
27.8Ordained PriestCharles MsakilaPriest of Karema, TanzaniaBishop of Sumbawanga, Tanzania
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