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The Year of Our Lord 1952

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
3 Mar60.5AppointedRosalvo Costa RêgoTitular Archbishop of Hierapolis in SyriaAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
43.1AppointedHelder Pessoa CâmaraAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Olinda e Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
43.1AppointedHelder Pessoa CâmaraTitular Bishop of SaldaeArchbishop Emeritus of Olinda e Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
4 Mar49.7AppointedMaurice BaudouxCoadjutor Archbishop of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
49.7AppointedMaurice BaudouxTitular Archbishop of PreslavusArchbishop Emeritus of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, Canada
57.5AppointedDaniel Joseph FeeneyCoadjutor Bishop of Portland, Maine, USABishop
47.5AppointedLuís Victor SartoriBishop of Montes Claros, BrazilBishop of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
5 Mar BornRodrigo Aguilar MartínezValle de SantiagoBishop of Tehuacán, Puebla, México
42.7AppointedAntonio José FrondosaBishop of Capiz, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus of Capiz, Philippines
51.7AppointedManuel YapBishop of Bacolod, Philippines
6 Mar39.9Ordained BishopAlfred Lanctôt, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of AvensaBishop of Rulenge, Tanzania
7 Mar43.2AppointedGuillermo Escobar VélezAuxiliary Bishop of Antioquía, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
43.2AppointedGuillermo Escobar VélezTitular Bishop of AttudaBishop Emeritus of Antioquía, Colombia
62.3ConfirmedJules Georges KandelaArchbishop of Mossul (Syrian), IraqArchbishop Emeritus
BornDominique François Joseph MambertiMarrakesh, MoroccoSecretary (Relations with States) of the Secretariat of State
BornHugo Manuel Salaberry Goyeneche, S.J.San Andrés de GilesBishop of Azul, Argentina
8 Mar25.5Ordained PriestMario de Leon Baltazar, O.P. †Priest of Order of Friars PreachersPrelate Emeritus of Batanes and the Babuyan Islands, Philippines
27.1Ordained PriestJean-Baptiste DécostePriestBishop of Hinche, Haïti
74.1DiedCyril Rudolph Jarre, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Jinan [Tsinan], China
23.3Ordained PriestJoseph MerciecaPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Malta
25.2Ordained PriestAdolfo Antonio Suárez RiveraPriest of Chiapas (Ciudad Real de Chiapas), MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
23.6Ordained PriestIgnacio Nazareno Trejos PicadoPriest of San José de Costa RicaBishop Emeritus of San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
9 Mar BornPietro Maria FragnelliCrispianoBishop of Trapani, Italy
53.5Ordained BishopNiclas Kujur, S.J. †Bishop of Ranchi, IndiaArchbishop of Ranchi, India
56.8Ordained BishopPacifico Maria Luigi Perantoni, O.F.M. †Bishop of Gerace (-Santa Maria di Polsi), ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Lanciano e Ortona, Italy
11 Mar44.4AppointedSergio Méndez ArceoBishop of Cuernavaca, Morelos, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
13 Mar40.5AppointedBryan GallagherBishop of Port Pirie, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
43.9AppointedEtienne-Auguste-Germain Loosdregt, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Vientiane, LaosVicar Apostolic Emeritus
43.9AppointedEtienne-Auguste-Germain Loosdregt, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of AmauraVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Vientiane, Laos
85.2DiedJenaro Méndez y del RíoBishop of Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca, México
79.5DiedGiovanni Battista Nasalli Rocca di CornelianoCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
15 Mar BornHugh (Edward) Gilbert, O.S.B.Emsworth, HampshireBishop of Aberdeen, Scotland, Great Britain
16 Mar71.9DiedWilhelm BurgerAuxiliary Bishop of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
BornEmmanuel KerkettaGotmahuaBishop of Jashpur, India
23.6Ordained PriestFrancesco Saverio SalernoPriestSecretary Emeritus of the Apostolic Signatura
18 Mar39.3AppointedLuis do Amaral MousinhoBishop of Ribeirão Preto, BrazilArchbishop of Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
46.0AppointedPierre-Marie-Joseph PuechBishop of Carcassonne, FranceBishop Emeritus
19 Mar47.7InstalledAntônio de Almeida Moraes JuniorArchbishop of Olinda e Recife, Pernambuco, BrazilArchbishop of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
46.8Ordained BishopAmbrogio De Battista, P.I.M.E. †Bishop of Vijayawada, IndiaBishop Emeritus
71.0DiedViktor BielerBishop of Sion {Sitten}, Switzerland
49.5Ordained BishopAdolfo BinniBishop of Nola, Italy
45.1Ordained BishopJoseph Mark McSheaTitular Bishop of MinaBishop Emeritus of Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
BornCrispin Ojeda MárquezTecománAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
34.7AppointedFrancisco Orozco LomelínAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
34.7AppointedFrancisco Orozco LomelínTitular Bishop of VitaAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
20 Mar BornMario Antonio CargnelloSan Fernando del Vale de CatamarcaArchbishop of Salta, Argentina
62.4AppointedAmerigo (Ambrogio) Galbiati, P.I.M.E. †Bishop of Jalpaiguri, IndiaBishop Emeritus
55.2AppointedRaymond Larose, C.S.C. †Bishop of Chittagong, BangladeshBishop Emeritus
80.3DiedAlbino MoreraBishop Emeritus of Ampurias e Tempio, Italy
21 Mar55.2AppointedGeorge Daniel Breen, C.S.C. †Prefect of Haflong, IndiaPrefect Emeritus
23 Mar BornPeter Louis CaküNaliBishop of Kengtung, Myanmar
24 Mar44.1AppointedPaolo BertoliTitular Archbishop of NicomediaCardinal, Chamberlain Emeritus of the Apostolic Chamber
44.1AppointedPaolo BertoliApostolic Delegate to TurkeyCardinal, Chamberlain Emeritus of the Apostolic Chamber
25 Mar41.7Ordained BishopPierre Marin Arntz, O.S.C. †Titular Bishop of StectoriumBishop of Bandung, Indonesia
52.0Ordained BishopHeinrich BaakenTitular Bishop of GordusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Münster, Germany
25.8Ordained PriestBasil Salvadore D’SouzaPriestBishop of Mangalore, India
58.0Ordained BishopXavier Geeraerts, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of LaganiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bukavu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
49.1Ordained BishopLambert Anthony HochBishop of Bismarck, North Dakota, USABishop Emeritus of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
50.2Ordained BishopAndré Jacques Marie JacqueminTitular Bishop of CartennaeBishop Emeritus of Bayeux (-Lisieux), France
28 Mar57.4AppointedJohn Joseph BoardmanAuxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
57.4AppointedJohn Joseph BoardmanTitular Bishop of GunelaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Brooklyn, New York, USA
43.3AppointedGiovanni Francesco DadoneArchbishop of Santa Severina, ItalyBishop of Fossano, Italy
AppointedAdam Grossi, P.M.E. †Prefect of Malda, India
AppointedJames Ireland, M.H.M. †Prefect of Falkland Islands o Malvinas, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
29 Mar23.1Ordained PriestNikol Joseph CauchiPriest of Gozo, MaltaBishop Emeritus
53.1SucceededAgostino D’ArcoBishop of Castellammare di Stabia, Italy
30.0Ordained PriestHans Leo DrewesPriest of Paderborn, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
26.8Ordained PriestProtacio Guevarra GungonPriest of Manila, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of Antipolo, Philippines
29.1Ordained PriestLeonard Hsu Ying-fa, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Taipei, Taiwan
23.0Ordained PriestJosé Ramón Santos Iztueta Mendizábal, C.P. †Priest of Congregation of the PassionPrelate Emeritus of Moyobamba, Peru
28.0Ordained PriestBienvenido M. LopezPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, Philippines
30.1Ordained PriestAndré Nguyên Van NamPriestBishop Emeritus of My Tho, Viet Nam
25.7Ordained PriestGiulio NicoliniPriest of Lugano, SwitzerlandBishop of Cremona, Italy
73.7AppointedGiovanni Battista Peruzzo, C.P. †Archbishop (Personal Title) of Agrigento (Girgenti), ItalyBishop
26.4Ordained PriestJacques Marie Sébastien de Saint-BlanquatPriestBishop Emeritus of Montauban, France
24.0Ordained PriestPaul-Werner ScheelePriest of Paderborn, GermanyBishop Emeritus of Würzburg, Germany
26.3Ordained PriestOlindo Natale Spagnolo Martellozzo, M.C.C.I. †Priest of Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of JesusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Guayaquil, Ecuador
84.2DiedFrançois Steinmetz, S.M.A. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Dahomey, Benin
30 Mar BornJose Fuerte AdvinculaDumalagArchbishop of Capiz, Philippines
69.5Ordained BishopMate GarkovicTitular Bishop of AdrasusArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
1 Apr BornJeffrey Neil SteensonCamp Rucker, ALOrdinary of The Chair of Saint Peter, USA
57.3AppointedJosé Villalón MercadoAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal DistrictAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
57.3AppointedJosé Villalón MercadoTitular Bishop of HermianaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of México, Federal District
3 Apr52.9SucceededGuido Luigi Bentivoglio, S.O.C. †Archbishop of Catania, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
BornPeter Martin MusikuwaKalimtuloBishop of Chikwawa, Malawi
82.5DiedCarmelo PatanéArchbishop of Catania, Italy
6 Apr73.3DiedOscar Morin, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Navrongo, Ghana
8 Apr80.4DiedFranz KamprathAuxiliary Bishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
10 Apr BornRichard Daniel Alarcón UrrutiaLimaBishop of Tarma, Peru
BornJohannes GorantlaManagalapalliBishop of Kurnool, India
BornRobert Michael MirandaKiremBishop of Gulbarga, India
BornKeith NewtonLiverpoolOrdinary of Our Lady of Walsingham, England, Great Britain
12 Apr84.1DiedAuguste-Joseph-Marie CogneauAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), France
25.0Ordained PriestRoger-Alfred DespatiePriest of Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Hearst, Ontario, Canada
25.2Ordained PriestPaolo GiglioPriestApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Egypt, Arab Republic of
65.7DiedAlfred-Arthur Le Pailleur, C.S.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Chittagong, Bangladesh
26.1Ordained PriestLuigi de MagistrisPriest of Cagliari, ItalyPro-Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
23.1Ordained PriestPier Giacomo De NicolòPriestApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Switzerland
81.3AppointedBenjamin-Octave Roland-GosselinTitular Bishop of SigusBishop Emeritus of Versailles, France
81.3RetiredBenjamin-Octave Roland-GosselinBishop of Versailles, FranceBishop Emeritus
25.0Ordained PriestDonato SquicciariniPriestApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Austria
13 Apr25.2Ordained PriestJean Pierre XVIII Kasparian, I.C.P.B. †Priest of Institut du Clergé Patriarcal de BzommarPatriarch Emeritus of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
23.5Ordained PriestFrancisco Ricardo Oves FernándezPriest of Santiago de CubaArchbishop Emeritus of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
BornSingaroyan SebastianappanMel KathadikuppamBishop of Salem, India
14 Apr70.5DiedGiacomo Luigi (James Louis) ChengVicar Apostolic of Chantaburi, Thailand
BornDirceu VeginiMassarandubaBishop of Foz do Iguaçu, Parana, Brazil
16 Apr79.6AppointedFederico Emanuel (Emmanuel), S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of AezaniBishop Emeritus of Castellammare di Stabia, Italy
79.6RetiredFederico Emanuel (Emmanuel), S.D.B. †Bishop of Castellammare di Stabia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
17 Apr42.0AppointedCarlo FerrariBishop of Monopoli, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Mantova, Italy
18 Apr46.1AppointedJoaquim de Lange, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of PhoticePrelate Emeritus of Tefé, Amazonas, Brazil
46.1AppointedJoaquim de Lange, C.S.Sp. †Prelate of Tefé, Amazonas, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
BornAntónio José da Rocha Couto, S.M.P.Vila Boa do BispoBishop of Lamego, Portugal
59.0AppointedJosé Nepote-Fus, I.M.C. †Prelate of Rio Branco, BrazilPrelate Emeritus of Roraima, Roraima, Brazil
59.0AppointedJosé Nepote-Fus, I.M.C. †Titular Bishop of HelosPrelate Emeritus of Roraima, Roraima, Brazil
19 Apr65.9AppointedMichele FontevecchiaTitular Bishop of Philadelphia in ArabiaBishop Emeritus of Aquino, Sora, e Pontecorvo, Italy
65.9ResignedMichele FontevecchiaBishop of Aquino, Sora, e Pontecorvo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
60.5AppointedGiacomo LercaroArchbishop of Bologna, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
46.8SucceededBiagio MustoBishop of Aquino, Sora, e Pontecorvo, Italy
BornChristopher Henry TooheyBalmainBishop Emeritus of Wilcannia-Forbes, Australia
20 Apr40.2Ordained BishopErnest Maria ÇobaTitular Bishop of MidaëumApostolic Administrator of Shkodrë, Albania
72.1Ordained BishopPjetër DemaTitular Bishop of Apollonias
45.8AppointedCarlos Luis GerominiBishop of Santa Rosa de Copán, HondurasBishop Emeritus
BornRobert Francis HennesseySouth BostonAuxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
43.2Ordained BishopHelder Pessoa CâmaraTitular Bishop of SaldaeArchbishop Emeritus of Olinda e Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
37.3Ordained BishopAntonio Torasso, I.M.C. †Titular Bishop of ThapsusVicar Apostolic of Florencia, Colombia
21 Apr67.1DiedAntonio PicconiBishop of Vigevano, Italy
23 Apr46.2AppointedRafael Ignacio Arias BlancoCoadjutor Archbishop of Caracas, Santiago de VenezuelaArchbishop
46.2AppointedRafael Ignacio Arias BlancoTitular Archbishop of Pompeiopolis in CiliciaArchbishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
43.6AppointedAlejandro Fernández Feo-TinocoBishop of San Cristóbal de VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
35.2AppointedJoseph GargitterBishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Bolzano-Bressanone {Bozen-Brixen}, Italy
70.0AppointedJohann Baptist GeislerTitular Archbishop of OdessusBishop Emeritus of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
70.0ResignedJohann Baptist GeislerBishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, ItalyBishop Emeritus
84.4AppointedNicolás Eugenio NavarroTitular Archbishop of CarpathusAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
81.3AppointedBenjamin-Octave Roland-GosselinTitular Archbishop of Laodicea in SyriaBishop Emeritus of Versailles, France
25 Apr BornStanisław BudzikŁękawicaArchbishop of Lublin, Poland
26 Apr24.1Ordained PriestJoseph Louis BernardinPriest of Charleston, South Carolina, USACardinal, Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
69.1AppointedLuigi CentozOfficial of the Secretariat of StateVice-Chamberlain of the Apostolic Chamber
72.3AppointedWesceslau Nazareno Ponti, O.F.M. Cap. †Prelate of Alto Solimões, Amazonas, BrazilBishop-Elect
72.3AppointedWesceslau Nazareno Ponti, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of CeaBishop-Elect of Alto Solimões, Amazonas, Brazil
49.1AppointedFortunato ZoppasBishop of Nocera de’ Pagani, ItalyBishop Emeritus
27 Apr39.3Ordained BishopGabriel BukatkoTitular Bishop of SeverianaArchbishop Emeritus of Beograd (-Smederevo), Serbia
50.2Ordained BishopPedro Cantero CuadradoBishop of Barbastro, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Zaragoza, Spain
43.3Ordained BishopGuillermo Escobar VélezTitular Bishop of AttudaBishop Emeritus of Antioquía, Colombia
27.4Ordained PriestJean GrattonPriest of Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Mont-Laurier, Québec, Canada
57.3Ordained BishopLuigi PirelliBishop of Andria, ItalyBishop of Sovana e Pitigliano, Italy
41.2Ordained BishopAleksandar TokicTitular Archbishop of BizyaArchbishop of Bar (Antivari), Montenegro
28 Apr72.5DiedClemente Fernández, O.P. †Prefect Emeritus of Formosa Island {Isola Formosa), Taiwan
47.5AppointedMaximilien de FürstenbergApostolic Internuncio to JapanCardinal, Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
29 Apr BornEdgardo Sarabia JuanichTaytayVicar Apostolic of Taytay, Philippines
30 Apr40.7Ordained BishopFrancis Joseph KleinBishop of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CanadaBishop of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
44.5Ordained BishopSergio Méndez ArceoBishop of Cuernavaca, Morelos, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
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