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The Year of Our Lord 1948

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
4 Mar58.0AppointedFlorencio Sanz Esparza, C.M. †Titular Bishop of Chrysopolis in MacedoniaBishop Emeritus of Cuttack, India
58.0ResignedFlorencio Sanz Esparza, C.M. †Bishop of Cuttack, IndiaBishop Emeritus
BornEdson Taschetto (Tasquetto) DamianJaguariBishop of São Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas, Brazil
5 Mar44.5AppointedJoseph Arregui y Yparaguirre, O.P. †Prefect of Formosa Island {Isola Formosa), TaiwanPrefect Emeritus of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
BornNeil Edward Tiedemann, C.P.Brooklyn, NY, USABishop of Mandeville, Jamaica, Antilles
6 Mar81.0DiedAmedeo CasabonaBishop of Chiavari, Italy
43.7AppointedAntônio de Castro MayerCoadjutor Bishop of Campos, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilBishop Emeritus
43.7AppointedAntônio de Castro MayerTitular Bishop of PrieneBishop Emeritus of Campos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
48.4Ordained BishopPaul-Pierre-Marie-Joseph PinierTitular Bishop of Prusias ad HypiumBishop Emeritus of Constantine (-Hippone), Algeria
7 Mar54.1Ordained BishopFrancesco BottinoTitular Bishop of Sebaste in PalaestinaAuxiliary Bishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
45.0Ordained BishopJoseph RodgersTitular Bishop of SebelaBishop of Killaloe, Ireland
46.4Ordained BishopWunibald (Godehard) Talleur, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of MagydusPrelate Emeritus of Rondonópolis, Mato Grosso, Brazil
44.0Ordained BishopPeter Wang Mu-ToBishop of Xuanhua [Süanhwa], China
8 Mar54.4Ordained BishopKarel Justinus Marie Ernest CalewaertBishop of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, Belgium
62.1DiedFrano GjiniBishop of Lezhë {Lesh, Alessio}, Albania
9 Mar BornTommaso Cascianelli, C.P.CapodimonteBishop of Irecê, Bahia, Brazil
BornIsaac DanuPresoBishop of Taungngu, Myanmar
BornLuigi MartellaDepressaBishop of Molfetta-Ruvo-Giovinazzo-Terlizzi, Italy
63.9InstalledJulio Caicedo Téllez, S.D.B. †Bishop of Cali, Colombia
10 Mar67.3DiedPetrus Innocentius Johannes Humbertus Verriet, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles, Antilles
11 Mar76.0DiedCharles ChalliolBishop of Rodez (-Vabres), France
40.1AppointedFrançois-Odon De Wilde, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Niangara, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop of Isiro-Niangara, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
40.1AppointedFrançois-Odon De Wilde, O.P. †Titular Bishop of TadamataBishop of Isiro-Niangara, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
44.2AppointedEdward John DoodyBishop of Armidale, Australia
42.1AppointedJoseph Delphis Des Rosiers, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Basutoland, LesothoBishop Emeritus of Qacha’s Nek, Lesotho
42.1AppointedJoseph Delphis Des Rosiers, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of PachnemunisBishop Emeritus of Qacha’s Nek, Lesotho
85.6DiedJohn Jeremiah LawlerBishop of Rapid City, South Dakota, USA
58.6SucceededWilliam Tibertus McCarty, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Rapid City, South Dakota, USABishop Emeritus
50.0AppointedÁngel Muzzolón, S.D.B. †Vicar Apostolic of Chaco Paraguayo, ParaguayVicar Apostolic Emeritus
50.0AppointedÁngel Muzzolón, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of TyriaeumVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Chaco Paraguayo, Paraguay
45.5AppointedVictor Alphonse Marie Sartre, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Tananarive, MadagascarArchbishop Emeritus of Tananarive, Madagascar
45.5AppointedVictor Alphonse Marie Sartre, S.J. †Titular Bishop of VagaArchbishop Emeritus of Tananarive, Madagascar
43.8Ordained BishopLaurent Tétrault, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of TabudaVicar Apostolic of Bukoba, Tanzania
43.1AppointedJohn Thomas TooheyCoadjutor Bishop of Maitland, AustraliaBishop
43.1AppointedJohn Thomas TooheyTitular Bishop of VerinopolisBishop of Maitland, Australia
40.9AppointedWilliam Patrick Whelan, O.M.I. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Johannesburg, South AfricaArchbishop of Bloemfontein, South Africa
40.9AppointedWilliam Patrick Whelan, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of LegiaArchbishop of Bloemfontein, South Africa
13 Mar53.4AppointedEdward Celestin Daly, O.P. †Bishop of Des Moines, Iowa, USA
40.4AppointedJohn Francis DeardenCoadjutor Bishop of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Detroit, Michigan, USA
40.4AppointedJohn Francis DeardenTitular Bishop of SareptaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Detroit, Michigan, USA
49.6AppointedLeo Fabian FaheyCoadjutor Bishop of Baker City, Oregon, USA
49.6AppointedLeo Fabian FaheyTitular Bishop of IpsusCoadjutor Bishop of Baker City, Oregon, USA
24.9Ordained PriestLaszlo Anthony Iranyi, Sch. P. †Priest of Order of the Pious SchoolsTitular Bishop of Castellum Medianum
49.5AppointedLeo John SteckAuxiliary Bishop of Salt Lake, Utah, USAAuxiliary Bishop of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
49.5AppointedLeo John SteckTitular Bishop of IliumAuxiliary Bishop of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
25.9Ordained PriestCiceron Santa Maria TumboconPriestBishop of Cabanatuan, Philippines
14 Mar BornJoaquim Augusto da Silva Mendes, S.D.B.Castelões de CepedaAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
45.7Ordained BishopCarlos Eduardo de Sabóia Bandeira Melo, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of GirbaBishop of Palmas, Brazil
15 Mar BornDarío de Jesús Monsalve MejíaValparaisoArchbishop of Cali, Colombia
74.1DiedTomás Muniz PablosArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
19 Mar28.0Ordained PriestJosé Capmany CasamitjanaPriest of Barcelona, SpainAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Barcelona, Spain
62.6Ordained BishopManuel Könner, S.V.D. †Titular Bishop of ModraPrelate Emeritus of Foz do Iguaçu (Iguassú), Brazil
61.7InstalledJames Francis Aloysius McIntyreArchbishop of Los Angeles, California, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
24.8Ordained PriestGeorg MoserPriest of Rottenburg, GermanyBishop of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, Germany
20 Mar50.1AppointedJoão da Matha de Andrade e AmaralBishop of Niterói (Nictheroy), Brazil
57.8AppointedCelestino Fernández y FernándezAuxiliary Bishop of Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
57.8AppointedCelestino Fernández y FernándezTitular Bishop of BindaBishop Emeritus of Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca, México
44.0AppointedJames Hagan, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of Benue, NigeriaBishop Emeritus of Makurdi, Nigeria
42.9AppointedHermann Westermann, S.V.D. †Prefect of Indore, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Sambalpur, India
23 Mar59.9AppointedJoseph MatochaArchbishop of Olomouc, Czech Republic
26 Mar72.4DiedFrederico Benício de Souza e CostaBishop Emeritus of Amazonas, Brazil
27 Mar22.5Ordained PriestAngelo AcerbiPriestApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Netherlands
29.9Ordained PriestJean-François Mathieu ArrighiPriestVice President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Family
23.2Ordained PriestUbaldo CalabresiPriest of Sezze, ItalyApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Argentina
25.7Ordained PriestPierre CallaosPriestArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Maronite), Syria
22.7Ordained PriestMarco Priest of Crema, ItalyCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
23.2Ordained PriestMarcello CostalungaPriestOfficial Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
25.0Ordained PriestIreneo García AlonsoPriestBishop Emeritus of Albacete, Spain
27.0Ordained PriestJosé Trinidad Sepúlveda Ruiz-VelascoPriest of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, México
28 Mar41.4Ordained BishopManuel Pedro da Cunha CintraBishop of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilBishop Emeritus
25.3Ordained PriestJohn Christopher Mahon, S.P.S. †Priest of St. Patrick’s Society for the Foreign MissionsBishop Emeritus of Lodwar, Kenya
BornGennaro PascarellaCervinoBishop of Pozzuoli, Italy
29 Mar83.7DiedAntonio Anastasio RossiTitular Patriarch of Constantinople
30 Mar BornMethod KilainiKatomaAuxiliary Bishop of Bukoba, Tanzania
1 Apr29.8Ordained PriestPaul Lê Dac TrongPriest of Hà Nôi, Viet NamAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
66.7AppointedSalvatore Rotolo, S.D.B. †Prelate of Altamura ed Acquaviva delle Fonti, ItalyPrelate Emeritus
BornThomas Joseph TobinPittsburghBishop of Providence, Rhode Island, USA
3 Apr43.1AppointedAdelmo Cavalcante MachadoBishop of Pesqueira, Pernambuco, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
43.5DiedGjergj VolajBishop of Sapë, Albania
4 Apr39.5Ordained BishopBernard CzaplinskiTitular Bishop of FaustinopolisBishop of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), Poland
27.3Ordained PriestMichael Kien SamophithakPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Thare and Nonseng, Thailand
25.0Ordained PriestJoseph MeesPriestApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to South Africa
43.2Ordained BishopJohn Thomas TooheyTitular Bishop of VerinopolisBishop of Maitland, Australia
5 Apr59.9Ordained BishopAnton DurcoviciBishop of Iaşi, Romania
53.2Ordained BishopFrancis Doyle Gleeson, S.J. †Titular Bishop of CotennaBishop Emeritus of Fairbanks, Alaska, USA
61.1DiedLuigi Maria Grassi, B. †Bishop of Alba (Pompea), Italy
58.2AppointedSalvatore Herrera y Pinto, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Satala in ArmeniaBishop Emeritus of Puno, Peru
58.2ResignedSalvatore Herrera y Pinto, O.F.M. †Bishop of Puno, PeruBishop Emeritus
81.3DiedJoseph-Omer PlanteAuxiliary Bishop of Québec, Canada
6 Apr45.5AppointedGiovanni Battista Dal PràBishop of Terni e Narni, ItalyBishop Emeritus
52.5Ordained BishopEris Norman Michael O’BrienTitular Bishop of AlindaArchbishop Emeritus of Canberra (and Goulburn), Australia
78.8DiedDomingo Juan Vargas, O.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Huaraz, Peru
8 Apr43.5AppointedAldo Maria Patroni, S.J. †Bishop of Calicut, IndiaBishop Emeritus
9 Apr39.1AppointedMichele Alberto Arduino, S.D.B. †Bishop of Shaoguan [Shiuchow], ChinaBishop of Gerace-Locri (-Santa Maria di Polsi), Italy
40.5AppointedJoseph Cucherousset, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Bangui, Central African RepublicArchbishop of Bangui, Central African Republic
40.5AppointedJoseph Cucherousset, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of Stratonicea in CariaArchbishop of Bangui, Central African Republic
40.5AppointedJohn Colburn GarnerVicar Apostolic of Pretoria, South AfricaArchbishop Emeritus of Pretoria, South Africa
40.5AppointedJohn Colburn GarnerTitular Bishop of TraculaArchbishop Emeritus of Pretoria, South Africa
45.4AppointedFrederick Hall, M.H.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Kisumu, KenyaBishop Emeritus of Kisumu, Kenya
45.4AppointedFrederick Hall, M.H.M. †Titular Bishop of Alba MaritimaBishop Emeritus of Kisumu, Kenya
55.0AppointedJoseph Julian Oste, C.I.C.M. †Bishop of Jinzhou [Jehol], China
45.1AppointedJohn Baptist Rosenthal, S.A.C. †Titular Bishop of SyedraBishop Emeritus of Queenstown, South Africa
45.1AppointedJohn Baptist Rosenthal, S.A.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Queenstown, South AfricaBishop Emeritus of Queenstown, South Africa
60.4AppointedBl. János SchefflerBishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad} and Satu Mare {Szatmár}, Romania
71.3ResignedNicolas Stam, M.H.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Kisumu, KenyaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
13 Apr20.0ProfessedKarl Josef Becker, S.J.Member of Society of JesusCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Giuliano Martire
BornGuy HarpignyLuttreBishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
14 Apr53.8Ordained BishopJames BlackBishop of Paisley, Scotland, Great Britain
49.7Ordained BishopÉdouard JettéTitular Bishop of TabaeApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Joliette, Québec, Canada
50.2Ordained BishopMichael Cornelius O’NeillArchbishop of Regina, Saskatchewan, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
57.8Ordained BishopLouis Joseph ReicherBishop of Austin, Texas, USABishop Emeritus
26.2Ordained PriestAndrea Bernardo SchierhoffPriestPrelate of Pando, Bolivia
62.1Ordained BishopGérard Wantenaar, M.H.M. †Titular Bishop of UzalisVicar Apostolic of Basankusu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
17 Apr69.6AppointedOscar Jozef JolietAuxiliary Bishop of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, Belgium
69.6AppointedOscar Jozef JolietTitular Bishop of Constantia in ArabiaAuxiliary Bishop of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, Belgium
45.5AppointedAlfredo Antonio Francisco Müller y San MartínAuxiliary Bishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, CubaBishop Emeritus of Cienfuegos-Santa Clara, Cuba
45.5AppointedAlfredo Antonio Francisco Müller y San MartínTitular Bishop of AnaeaBishop Emeritus of Cienfuegos-Santa Clara, Cuba
29.1Ordained PriestJoseph Thomas O’KeefePriest of New York, New York, USABishop Emeritus of Syracuse, New York, USA
18 Apr48.6Ordained BishopMarian JankowskiTitular Bishop of Diospolis in ThraciaAuxiliary Bishop of Siedlce, Poland
61.3Ordained BishopJohn David Hubaldus Lehman, SS.CC. †Titular Bishop of SerteiVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania)
BornJoseph Nathaniel PerryChicagoAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
BornGeorges M. Saad Abi Younes, O.L.M.Hammana, LebanonBishop of Nuestra Señora de los Mártires del Libano en México (Maronite)
19 Apr70.5DiedMartino Chiolino, P.I.M.E. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Weihweifu, China
21 Apr48.5InstalledThomas Arthur ConnollyCoadjutor Bishop of Seattle, Washington, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Seattle, Washington, USA
46.7Ordained BishopEdward Wilson DouglasBishop of Motherwell, Scotland, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
22 Apr44.4Ordained BishopEdward John DoodyBishop of Armidale, Australia
59.0AppointedFrancesco MarchesaniBishop of Chiavari, Italy
BornEmanuel Messias de OliveiraSalinasBishop of Caratinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
23 Apr BornIlario AntoniazziRai (San Polo di Piave), ItalyArchbishop of Tunis, Tunisia
24 Apr48.8AppointedCharles-Omer GarantAuxiliary Bishop of Québec, Canada
48.8AppointedCharles-Omer GarantTitular Bishop of ZorolusAuxiliary Bishop of Québec, Canada
44.6AppointedAlfred Bertram LevermanAuxiliary Bishop of Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
44.6AppointedAlfred Bertram LevermanTitular Bishop of Baris in PisidiaBishop Emeritus of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
AppointedFernando Rodríguez MorandéApostolic Administrator of Copiapó, ChileApostolic Administrator Emeritus
25 Apr27.8Ordained PriestAdolfo Rodríguez VidalPriest of Opus DeiBishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, Chile
41.6Ordained BishopAntonio TeddeBishop of Ales e Terralba, Italy
38.9Ordained BishopJoseph Brendan Whelan, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of TiddiBishop Emeritus of Owerri, Nigeria
27 Apr BornDer Raphaël Dabiré KusiéléDissinBishop of Diébougou, Burkina Faso
28 Apr49.1AppointedAlberto CarinciBishop of Boiano-Campobasso, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Boiano-Campobasso, Italy
43.0AppointedSilvio CassuloBishop of Macerata e Tolentino, Italy
67.7AppointedFerenc RogácsCoadjutor Bishop of Pécs, HungaryBishop
67.7AppointedFerenc RogácsTitular Bishop of Sebaste in PhrygiaBishop of Pécs, Hungary
30 Apr62.7AppointedVincent GelatAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
62.7AppointedVincent GelatTitular Bishop of MenoisAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
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