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The Year of Our Lord 1952

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownDiedPatrizio Tommaso Brennan, S.S.C.M.E. †Prefect of Kwangju, Korea (South)
43.9AppointedPolicarpo da Costa VazAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Guarda, Portugal
44.1AppointedWilfrid J. Dufault, A.A. †Superior General of Augustinians of the AssumptionSuperior General Emeritus
64.3ResignedFrancisco Gomez de Santiago, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Hai Phòng, Viet NamVicar Apostolic Emeritus
DiedPietro Alcantara da Habas, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of Berbérati, Central African Republic
17.9ProfessedKassian (Otto) Lauterer, O. Cist.Member of Order of CisterciansAbbot Emeritus of Wettingen-Mehrerau, Austria
50.7AppointedMalcolm La Velle, C.P. †Superior General of Congregation of the PassionSuperior General Emeritus
69.8DiedGiuseppe Ramiro Marcone, O.S.B. †Abbot of Montevergine, Italy
DiedJean-Henri Mazoyer, O.M.I. †Prefect of Vientiane e Luang-Prabang, Laos
60.4ResignedClement (William) Neubauer, O.F.M. Cap. †Minister General of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinMinister General Emeritus
DiedFrancesco Sanz Pascual, C.M.F. †Prefect of Chocó, Colombia
AppointedFrancesco Maria Savarese, O.M. †Superior General of Order of the MinimsSuperior General Emeritus
58.0AppointedEmile M. Schot, B. †Superior General of Clerics Regular of St. PaulSuperior General Emeritus
51.4AppointedAugustin-Joseph Antoine Sépinski, O.F.M. †Minister General of Order of Friars MinorApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Uruguay
AppointedClément Sirgue, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of Moundou, Chad
BornNorman King’oo WambuaKathianiBishop of Bungoma, Kenya
70.1ResignedPieter Jan Willekens, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Djakarta, IndonesiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Djakarta, Indonesia
53.4AppointedGeorges Xenopulos, S.J. †Apostolic Administrator of Crete {Candia}, GreeceBishop Emeritus of Syros (e Milos), Greece
1 Jan50.4DiedGiuseppe Di Donna, O.SS.T. †Bishop of Andria, Italy
2 Jan45.9AppointedUrbain-Marie Person, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of Awasa, EthiopiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Harar, Ethiopia
45.9AppointedUrbain-Marie Person, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of Hosanna, EthiopiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Harar, Ethiopia
3 Jan40.9AppointedAleksandar TokicCoadjutor Archbishop of Bar (Antivari), MontenegroArchbishop
40.9AppointedAleksandar TokicTitular Archbishop of BizyaArchbishop of Bar (Antivari), Montenegro
4 JanBornAlfonso Yepes RojoDonmatiasPrefect of Leticia, Colombia
5 Jan69.3DiedJoseph Henri Jean Marie Prud’hommeBishop Emeritus of Prince-Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
6 Jan50.5Ordained BishopGuglielmo BosettiTitular Bishop of Hippo DiarrhytusBishop of Fidenza, Italy
BornJesús María Cizaurre Berdonces, O.A.R.Valtierra-Navarra, SpainBishop of Cametá, Para, Brazil
BornJohn Douglas DeshotelBasile, LAAuxiliary Bishop of Dallas, Texas, USA
67.8SucceededVicente Alejandro González y RobletoArchbishop of Managua, Nicaragua
86.7DiedJosé Antonio Lezcano y OrtegaArchbishop of Managua, Nicaragua
BornDenis Bernard Marie MoutelAncenisBishop of Saint-Brieuc (-Tréguier), France
8 Jan81.8DiedArturo Celestino ÁlvarezBishop of Calabozo, Venezuela
56.4SucceededAntonio Ignacio CamargoBishop of Calabozo, VenezuelaBishop of Trujillo, Venezuela
9 Jan82.1DiedAndrea CassuloApostolic Delegate to Turkey
10 Jan41.4AppointedPierre Marin Arntz, O.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Bandung, IndonesiaBishop of Bandung, Indonesia
41.4AppointedPierre Marin Arntz, O.S.C. †Titular Bishop of StectoriumBishop of Bandung, Indonesia
51.2AppointedRichard Cleire, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Kasongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Kasongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
24.3Ordained PriestThomas Vose DailyPriest of Boston, Massachusetts, USABishop Emeritus of Brooklyn, New York, USA
57.8AppointedXavier Geeraerts, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Costermansville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bukavu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
57.8AppointedXavier Geeraerts, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of LaganiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bukavu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
32.1AppointedLodewijk Antoon Jansen, S.M.M. †Prefect of Isangi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop of Isangi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
24.3Ordained PriestJohn Richard McNamaraPriest of Boston, Massachusetts, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
37.1AppointedAntonio Torasso, I.M.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Florencia, Colombia
37.1AppointedAntonio Torasso, I.M.C. †Titular Bishop of ThapsusVicar Apostolic of Florencia, Colombia
43.3AppointedPatrick Winters, S.A.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Mbulu, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus of Mbulu, Tanzania
43.3AppointedPatrick Winters, S.A.C. †Titular Bishop of BurcaBishop Emeritus of Mbulu, Tanzania
11 Jan38.9AppointedMarceliano Eduardo Canyes Santacana, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of Leticia, ColombiaPrefect Emeritus
BornPeter HolidayDurbanBishop of Kroonstad, South Africa
13 Jan37.0Ordained BishopJosip PavlišićTitular Bishop of BruzusArchbishop Emeritus of Rijeka-Senj, Croatia
BornLucius Iwejuru UgorjiNazeBishop of Umuahia, Nigeria
14 Jan BornMichele CastoroAltamuraArchbishop of Manfredonia-Vieste-San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
56.1AppointedGeorges-Léon LandryTitular Bishop of CnossusBishop Emeritus of Hearst, Ontario, Canada
56.1ResignedGeorges-Léon LandryBishop of Hearst, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus
45.5SucceededPhilip Francis PocockArchbishop of Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
74.9AppointedArthur Alfred SinnottTitular Archbishop of SebasteaArchbishop Emeritus of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
74.9RetiredArthur Alfred SinnottArchbishop of Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
15 Jan62.6DiedFrancisco Blanco NájeraBishop of Orense, Spain
BornPeter HlaHwaryBishop of Pekhon, Myanmar
17 Jan52.9Ordained BishopMarcel-Pierre-Armand RiopelTitular Bishop of Neocaesarea in SyriaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
18 Jan46.7SucceededRené-Fernand-Bernardin Collin, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Port-Said, EgyptBishop Emeritus of Digne (-Riez-Sisteron), France
80.6DiedAnge-Marie-Paul Hiral, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Port-Said, Egypt
20 Jan75.3AppointedIgnace MobarakTitular Archbishop of GabalaArchbishop Emeritus of Beirut {Bairut} (Maronite), Lebanon
75.3RetiredIgnace MobarakArchbishop of Beirut {Bairut} (Maronite), LebanonArchbishop Emeritus
23.3Ordained PriestJosé Francisco Moreira dos Santos, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop Emeritus of Uije, Angola
21 Jan39.9AppointedErnest Maria ÇobaApostolic Administrator of Shkodrë, Albania
39.9AppointedErnest Maria ÇobaTitular Bishop of MidaëumApostolic Administrator of Shkodrë, Albania
23 Jan49.0AppointedLambert Anthony HochBishop of Bismarck, North Dakota, USABishop Emeritus of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
24 Jan BornFausto Feliciano Gaibor GarcíaGuarandaBishop of Tulcán, Ecuador
52.1Ordained BishopFriedrich Maria Heinrich RintelenTitular Bishop of ChusiraAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, Germany
25 Jan47.9AppointedPacificus Ly-Hsüan-te (Li Huande), O.F.M. †Apostolic Administrator of Xi’an [Sian, Chang-An], ChinaBishop of Yan’an [Yenan], China
26 Jan51.9AppointedHeinrich BaakenAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
51.9AppointedHeinrich BaakenTitular Bishop of GordusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Münster, Germany
70.7DiedAlexandre-François-Marie Carlo, M.E.P. †Bishop of Anlong [Lanlung], China
46.0AppointedIgnace ZiadéArchbishop of Beirut {Bairut} (Maronite), LebanonArchbishop Emeritus
27 Jan71.9AppointedPjetër DemaTitular Bishop of Apollonias
BornCalogero La Piana, S.D.B.RiesiArchbishop of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
23.7Ordained PriestLorenzo León Alvarado, O. de M.Priest of Order of Our Lady of MercyBishop Emeritus of Huacho, Peru
45.1Ordained BishopVincenzo RadicioniBishop of Montalto (delle Marche), ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornMelchisedec Sikuli PalukuLukangaBishop of Butembo-Beni, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
28 Jan45.7Ordained BishopLino R. Gonzaga y RasdesalesBishop of Palo, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus of Zamboanga, Philippines
29 Jan57.3AppointedGeorges CabanaCoadjutor Archbishop of Sherbrooke, Québec, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
30 Jan83.5DiedLuigi FerriBishop Emeritus of Montalto (delle Marche), Italy
31 Jan56.7AppointedPacifico Maria Luigi Perantoni, O.F.M. †Bishop of Gerace (-Santa Maria di Polsi), ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Lanciano e Ortona, Italy
52.5AppointedGiovanni Battista Piasentini, C.S.Ch. †Bishop of Chioggia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
1 Feb92.0DiedJosé Alves MatosoBishop of Guarda, Portugal
66.7DiedFelice Cribellati, F.D.P. †Bishop of Nicotera e Tropea, Italy
61.0SucceededDomingos da Silva GonçalvesBishop of Guarda, Portugal
BornLumen Monteiro, C.S.C.CalanguteBishop of Agartala, India
2 Feb BornLuis Albeiro Cortés RendónQuimbayaBishop of Vélez, Colombia
BornAgenor Girardi, M.S.C.OrleansAuxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
53.2Ordained BishopBuenaventura Jáuregui PrietoTitular Bishop of ArethusaBishop Emeritus of Zipaquirá, Colombia
50.7Ordained BishopJean-Marie Lesourd, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of BotrianaBishop Emeritus of Nouna, Burkina Faso
75.1DiedWilliam Henry MellonBishop of Galloway, Scotland, Great Britain
20.9ProfessedJosé Carlos de Oliveira, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop Emeritus of Rubiataba-Mozarlândia, Goias, Brazil
3 Feb55.7Ordained BishopBiagio d’AgostinoTitular Bishop of CitiumBishop Emeritus of Vallo di Lucania, Italy
5 Feb BornJosé Javier Travieso Martín, C.M.F.Don Benito, SpainAuxiliary Bishop of Trujillo, Peru
6 Feb47.7AppointedGabriel Auguste François MartyBishop of Saint-Flour, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Paris, France
53.7AppointedAleksander MoscickiAuxiliary Bishop of Łomża, Poland
53.7AppointedAleksander MoscickiTitular Bishop of DoaraAuxiliary Bishop of Łomża, Poland
7 Feb65.4AppointedJoseph Aloysius BurkeBishop of Buffalo, New York, USA
51.2Ordained BishopFrancis Yi Hsüan-hua (Xuan-hua)Bishop of Xiangyang [Siangyang], China
8 Feb59.4AppointedThomas Kiely GormanCoadjutor Bishop of Dallas, Texas, USABishop Emeritus of Dallas, Texas, USA
59.4AppointedThomas Kiely GormanTitular Bishop of RhasusBishop Emeritus of Dallas, Texas, USA
45.0AppointedJoseph Mark McSheaAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus of Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
45.0AppointedJoseph Mark McSheaTitular Bishop of MinaBishop Emeritus of Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
10 Feb BornMartin Kivuva MusondeMuthetheniBishop of Machakos, Kenya
47.9Ordained BishopPacificus Ly-Hsüan-te (Li Huande), O.F.M. †Bishop of Yan’an [Yenan], China
66.7AppointedDenis J. MoynihanBishop of Kerry, IrelandBishop Emeritus
39.6Ordained BishopLaurean RugambwaTitular Bishop of FebianaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
12 Feb BornGilberto Gómez GonzálezAlbeos, SpainBishop of Abancay, Peru
51.6DiedAmbrose Kelly, C.S.Sp. †Archbishop of Freetown and Bo, Sierra Leone
49.8AppointedJosé Lázaro Neves, C.M. †Coadjutor Bishop of Assis, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
14 Feb66.4AppointedStanislao Amilcare Battistelli, C.P. †Bishop of Teramo e Atri, ItalyBishop Emeritus
47.1AppointedAloys BigirumwamiVicar Apostolic of Nyundo, RwandaBishop Emeritus of Nyundo, Rwanda
47.1AppointedAloys BigirumwamiTitular Bishop of GarrianaBishop Emeritus of Nyundo, Rwanda
49.4AppointedAdolfo BinniBishop of Nola, Italy
49.7AppointedJames Buis, M.H.M. †Titular Bishop of AstypalaeaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
49.7AppointedJames Buis, M.H.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Jesselton, MalaysiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
67.7AppointedLaurent-François Déprimoz, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Kabgayi, RwandaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
49.9AppointedJan Vos, M.H.M. †Titular Bishop of CnidusVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kuching, Malaysia
49.9AppointedJan Vos, M.H.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Kuching, MalaysiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
44.0AppointedJoseph Wan Tsu-ChangBishop of Hengyang [Hengchow], China
15 Feb BornGeorge AntonysamyTiruchy, IndiaArchbishop of Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor), India
16 Feb36.9AppointedAlberto Gaudêncio RamosArchbishop of Manaus, Amazonas, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Belém do Pará, Brazil
64.1AppointedMarcolino Esmeraldo de Souza DantasArchbishop of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
17 Feb23.4Ordained PriestJohn Adel Elya, B.S.Priest of Arrouhbaniat Albassiliat Almoukhalissiat (Melkite Greek)Bishop Emeritus of Newton (Our Lady of the Annunciation in Boston) (Melkite Greek), USA
BornArmando António Ortíz AguirreGuanajutoBishop of Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán, México
BornReinaldo del Prette LissotValenciaArchbishop of Valencia en Venezuela
18 Feb18.9ProfessedBrian James Barnes, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorArchbishop Emeritus of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
79.9DiedAntoine-Pierre-Jean Fourquet, M.E.P. †Archbishop Emeritus of Guangzhou [Canton], China
BornDaniel Kozelinski NettoColonia ParaisoApostolic Administrator of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires (Ukrainian), Argentina
19 Feb61.5DiedFrancesco GibertiBishop of Fidenza, Italy
20 Feb62.2SelectedJules Georges KandelaArchbishop of Mossul (Syrian), IraqArchbishop Emeritus
21 Feb41.6AppointedJavier Miguel Ariz Huarte, O.P. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Maldonado, PeruAuxiliary Bishop of Lima, Peru
41.6AppointedJavier Miguel Ariz Huarte, O.P. †Titular Bishop of BaparaAuxiliary Bishop of Lima, Peru
60.1DiedFrancis Xavier Ford, M.M. †Bishop of Meixian [Kaying], China
75.0DiedAgostinho de Jesus e SouzaBishop of Porto, Portugal
22 Feb69.4AppointedMate GarkovicApostolic Administrator of Zadar (Zara), CroatiaArchbishop
69.4AppointedMate GarkovicTitular Bishop of AdrasusArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
23 Feb39.1AppointedGabriel BukatkoApostolic Administrator of Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), CroatiaArchbishop Emeritus of Beograd (-Smederevo), Serbia
39.1AppointedGabriel BukatkoTitular Bishop of SeverianaArchbishop Emeritus of Beograd (-Smederevo), Serbia
40.8AppointedJorge Manrique HurtadoAuxiliary Bishop of La Paz, BoliviaArchbishop Emeritus
40.8AppointedJorge Manrique HurtadoTitular Bishop of HadrumetumArchbishop Emeritus of La Paz, Bolivia
43.4AppointedMatteo Guido SperandeoBishop of Muro Lucano, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Calvi e Teano, Italy
24 Feb47.4Ordained BishopLucas Katsusaburo AraiBishop of Yokohama, JapanBishop Emeritus
49.7InstalledThomas Absolam McCabeBishop of Wollongong, AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Port Augusta, Australia
24.5Ordained PriestAndrew PatakiPriest of Passaic (Ruthenian), New Jersey, USABishop Emeritus
25 Feb53.7Ordained BishopAleksander MoscickiTitular Bishop of DoaraAuxiliary Bishop of Łomża, Poland
26 Feb BornJacinto Inácio FlachBom PrincipioBishop of Criciúma, Santa Catarina, Brazil
57.2AppointedLuigi PirelliBishop of Andria, ItalyBishop of Sovana e Pitigliano, Italy
28 Feb43.8AppointedLionel AudetAuxiliary Bishop of Québec, CanadaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
43.8AppointedLionel AudetTitular Bishop of ThibarisAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Québec, Canada
40.6AppointedFrancis Joseph KleinBishop of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CanadaBishop of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
29 Feb86.6DiedAugstín Barrere, F.M.I. †Bishop of Tucumán, Argentina
72.6DiedRoger-Henri-Marie BeaussartAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, France
BornThomas LöhrFrankfurtAuxiliary Bishop of Limburg, Germany
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