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The Year of Our Lord 1953

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 May38.3Ordained PriestJoseph Robert CrowleyPriest of Fort Wayne, Indiana, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USA
41.9Ordained BishopJan Antonius Klooster, C.M. †Titular Bishop of GermanicopolisBishop Emeritus of Surabaya, Indonesia
3 May50.3Ordained BishopJohn Boekenfoehr, O.M.I. †Bishop of Kimberley, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
41.2Ordained BishopManuel Alfonso de CarvalhoTitular Bishop of RhaedestusBishop of Angra, Portugal
44.5AppointedCornélio Veerman, C.M. †Apostolic Administrator of Cametá, Para, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
5 May47.7Ordained BishopLawrence Bernard Brennan CaseyTitular Bishop of CeaBishop Emeritus of Paterson, New Jersey, USA
6 May BornAlbert LeGattMelfortArchbishop of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, Canada
7 May70.0DiedJuan Francisco AragoneArchbishop Emeritus of Montevideo, Uruguay
53.2AppointedClaudius-Philippe Bayet, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Ubon, ThailandBishop Emeritus of Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
48.3AppointedVictor Bazin, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Rangoon, MyanmarArchbishop Emeritus of Rangoon, Myanmar
48.3AppointedVictor Bazin, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of AchyrausArchbishop Emeritus of Rangoon, Myanmar
45.3AppointedPaolo BertoliApostolic Nuncio to ColombiaCardinal, Chamberlain Emeritus of the Apostolic Chamber
40.2AppointedFirmin Courtemanche, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Fort Jameson, ZambiaBishop Emeritus of Chipata, Zambia
40.2AppointedFirmin Courtemanche, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of CarystusBishop Emeritus of Chipata, Zambia
45.2AppointedAbilio del Campo y de la BárcenaBishop of Calahorra y La Calzada, SpainBishop Emeritus of Calahorra y La Calzada-Logroño, Spain
53.5AppointedSegundo García Fernández, S.D.B. †Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Ayacucho, VenezuelaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
53.5AppointedSegundo García Fernández, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of Olympus (Olimpus)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Puerto Ayacucho, Venezuela
73.0AppointedFidel García MartínezTitular Bishop of SululosBishop Emeritus of Calahorra y La Calzada, Spain
73.0ResignedFidel García MartínezBishop of Calahorra y La Calzada, SpainBishop Emeritus
47.6AppointedJoseph Gerald Holland, S.M.A. †Titular Bishop of Cynopolis in AegyptoBishop Emeritus of Keta, Ghana
47.6ResignedJoseph Gerald Holland, S.M.A. †Bishop of Keta, GhanaBishop Emeritus
47.8AppointedMichael Mongkhol On PrakhongchitVicar Apostolic of Thare, Thailand
47.8AppointedMichael Mongkhol On PrakhongchitTitular Bishop of BlaundusVicar Apostolic of Thare, Thailand
8 May BornAntonio Arcari PralboinoApostolic Nuncio to Costa Rica
48.6AppointedSighard Kleiner, O. Cist. †Abbot General of Order of CisterciansAbbot General Emeritus
BornJoachim NtahondereyeCamzaiBishop of Muyinga, Burundi
9 May BornPierre d’OrnellasParisArchbishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
57.6AppointedRafael García y García de CastroArchbishop of Granada, Spain
61.1AppointedMaurizio RaspiniBishop of Oppido Mamertina, ItalyBishop Emeritus
24.9Ordained PriestWalter Francis SullivanPriest of Richmond, Virginia, USABishop Emeritus
10 May39.6Ordained BishopMarius Macrionitis, S.J. †Archbishop of Athēnai {Athens}, Greece
11 May67.3DiedFrancesco Saverio Bini, F.S.C.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Khartoum, Sudan
12 May BornCláudio Nori Sturm, O.F.M. Cap.UbiretamaBishop of Patos de Minas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
13 May46.9AppointedGilles-Henri-Alexis BartheBishop of MonacoBishop Emeritus of Fréjus-Toulon, France
81.5AppointedPierre-Maurice-Marie RivièreTitular Archbishop of AnchialusBishop Emeritus of Monaco
81.5RetiredPierre-Maurice-Marie RivièreBishop of MonacoBishop Emeritus
14 May40.7AppointedAldo ForzoniBishop of Gravina e Irsina (Montepeloso), ItalyBishop Emeritus of Massa Carrara-Pontremoli, Italy
25.0Ordained PriestLawrence Ephraem ThottamPriest of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankarese), IndiaBishop of Marthandom (Syro-Malankarese), India
15 May72.6DiedAntonio García y GarcíaArchbishop of Valladolid, Spain
83.4DiedHenri Léonard, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Tabora, Tanzania
17 May46.4Ordained BishopUbaldo Evaristo Cibrián Fernández, C.P. †Titular Bishop of BidaPrelate of Corocoro, Bolivia
46.5Ordained BishopLuigi CicuttiniTitular Bishop of AmyzonBishop Emeritus of Città di Castello, Italy
47.5Ordained BishopEttore CunialTitular Archbishop of SoteropolisVice-Chamberlain Emeritus of the Apostolic Chamber
18 May72.4DiedPatrick Joseph McCormickAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
58.0DiedLuigi Santa, I.M.C. †Bishop of Rimini, Italy
BornAloysius Maryadi Sutrisnaatmaka, M.S.F.WediBishop of Palangkaraya, Indonesia
22 May52.9AppointedCostantino CaminadaBishop of Sant’Agata de’ Goti, ItalyBishop of Ferentino, Italy
23 May27.9Ordained PriestAntonino Nepomuceno, O.M.I. †Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Cotabato, Philippines
24 May BornAngelo Antolini, O.F.M. Cap.Santa Vittoria in Matenano, ItalyPrefect of Robe, Ethiopia
54.3Ordained BishopMarco Antonio García y SuárezBishop of Granada, NicaraguaBishop Emeritus
40.0Ordained BishopOthon MottaTitular Bishop of UzitaBishop Emeritus of Campanha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
36.3Ordained BishopGustavo Posada Peláez, M.X.Y. †Titular Bishop of ZalicheBishop Emeritus of Istmina-Tadó, Colombia
42.6Ordained BishopJoão Resende (Rezende) Costa, S.D.B. †Bishop of Ilhéus, Bahia, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
65.3Ordained BishopPietro SfairTitular Bishop of Epiphania in SyriaTitular Archbishop of Nisibis dei Maroniti
35.7Ordained BishopGerardo Valencia Cano, M.X.Y. †Titular Bishop of RhesainaVicar Apostolic of Buenaventura, Colombia
25 May79.2DiedCésar Antonio CánevaBishop of Azul, Argentina
BornFrancesco MoragliaGenovaPatriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
26 May54.7Ordained BishopPierre-Abel-Louis Chappot de la ChanonieBishop of Clermont, FranceBishop Emeritus
54.3Ordained BishopGeorges Désiré Raeymaeckers, O. Praem. †Titular Bishop of MariammeBishop of Buta, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
28 May BornJosé Câmnate na BissignMansoaBishop of Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
BornJán OroschBratislavaArchbishop of Trnava, Slovakia
29 May48.7AppointedVirginio DondeoBishop of Alife, ItalyBishop of Orvieto, Italy
46.9AppointedFrancis Joseph GreenAuxiliary Bishop of Tucson, Arizona, USABishop Emeritus
46.9AppointedFrancis Joseph GreenTitular Bishop of SerraBishop Emeritus of Tucson, Arizona, USA
24.4Ordained PriestManuel Mireles VaqueraPriestPrelate Emeritus of El Salto, Durango, México
30 May27.0Ordained PriestPaul Michael Boyle, C.P. †Priest of Congregation of the PassionBishop Emeritus of Mandeville, Jamaica, Antilles
24.1Ordained PriestJean-Guy CouturePriest of Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada
23.0Ordained PriestGérard DrainvillePriestBishop Emeritus of Amos, Québec, Canada
35.0Ordained PriestAnthony Joseph EmeryPriest of Birmingham, England, Great BritainBishop of Portsmouth, England, Great Britain
24.0Ordained PriestBernard HubertPriest of Valleyfield, Québec, CanadaBishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Québec, Canada
26.2Ordained PriestDominic Anthony MarconiPriest of Newark, New Jersey, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
24.8Ordained PriestLawrence James McNamaraPriest of Kansas City, Missouri, USABishop Emeritus of Grand Island, Nebraska, USA
22.7Ordained PriestAngelo ParavisiPriest of Bergamo, ItalyBishop of Crema, Italy
BornVito RalloMazara del Vallo, ItalyApostolic Nuncio to Burkina Faso
25.0Ordained PriestDaniel Patrick ReillyPriest of Providence, Rhode Island, USABishop Emeritus of Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
25.9Ordained PriestJoseph Martin SartorisPriest of Los Angeles, California, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
26.6Ordained PriestFrancis Joseph WalmsleyPriest of Southwark, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus of Great Britain, Military
31 May42.7Ordained BishopRémy Augustin, S.M.M. †Titular Bishop of TuruziBishop Emeritus of Port-de-Paix, Haïti
60.2SucceededPeter William BartholomeBishop of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus
30.2Ordained PriestClaude Germain Berthold, M.E.P. †Priest of La Société des Missions EtrangèresBishop Emeritus of Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
87.1DiedJoseph Francis BuschBishop of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, USA
BornGeorges ChihaneHaret SakhrBishop of Le Caire {Cairo} (Maronite), Egypt
50.3Ordained BishopPedro Grau y Arola, C.M.F. †Titular Bishop of PellaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Quibdó, Colombia
BornJosé Leonardo Lemos MontanetBarallobreBishop of Orense, Spain
25.9Ordained PriestHoward George TrippPriest of Southwark, England, Great BritainAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
4 Jun55.8Ordained BishopAlphonse-Marie-Victor Fresnel, C.M. †Titular Bishop of CataquasBishop Emeritus of Fort-Dauphin, Madagascar
56.0Ordained BishopGeorges Kettel, C.I.C.M. †Titular Bishop of ThabracaBishop Emeritus of Kabinda, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
5 Jun BornRoberto Francisco Ferrería PazMontevideo, UruguayBishop of Campos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
25.1Ordained PriestLouis Edward GelineauPriest of Burlington, Vermont, USABishop Emeritus of Providence, Rhode Island, USA
6 Jun25.1Ordained PriestAlfred John MarkiewiczPriest of Brooklyn, New York, USABishop of Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
7 Jun22.7Ordained PriestEndre GyulayPriest of Csanád, HungaryBishop Emeritus of Szeged-Csanád, Hungary
24.7Ordained PriestIstván KatonaPriest of Vác, HungaryAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Eger, Hungary
24.4Ordained PriestJohn Aloysius Ward, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinArchbishop Emeritus of Cardiff, Wales, Great Britain
8 Jun BornJosé Moreira da SilvaPonte AltaBishop of Januária, Minas Gerais, Brazil
BornMédard Léopold OuédraogoOuagadougouAuxiliary Bishop of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
10 Jun52.5Ordained BishopNoël Laurent Boucheix, S.M.A. †Titular Bishop of BagaiBishop Emeritus of Porto Novo, Benin
27.5Ordained PriestMichael Atul D’Rozario, C.S.C.Priest of Congregation of Holy CrossBishop Emeritus of Khulna, Bangladesh
11 Jun71.6Ordained BishopJosef FreusbergTitular Bishop of Hadrianopolis in EpiroAuxiliary Bishop of Fulda, Germany
BornJames Liu Tan-kueiTungshihBishop Emeritus of Hsinchu, Taiwan
42.6Ordained BishopJean-Ernest MénardTitular Bishop of AliaBishop of Rodez (-Vabres), France
25.2Ordained PriestFrançois-Xavier Nguyên Van ThuánPriest of Nha Trang, Viet NamCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
12 Jun BornJohn Stanley Kenneth ArnoldSheffieldBishop of Salford, England, Great Britain
13 Jun26.5Ordained PriestWilliam John McNaughton, M.M.Priest of Catholic Foreign Mission Society of AmericaBishop Emeritus of Incheon {Inch’on}, Korea (South)
14 Jun24.3Ordained PriestBogdan BejzePriest of Łódź, PolandAuxiliary Bishop of Łódź, Poland
28.2Ordained PriestVilmos Dékány, Sch. P. †Priest of Order of the Pious SchoolsAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
16 Jun72.1DiedRichard DowneyArchbishop of Liverpool, England, Great Britain
BornCalogero Peri, O.F.M. Cap.SalemiBishop of Caltagirone, Italy
17 Jun69.9DiedPatrick Albert Bray, C.I.M. †Bishop of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
67.7AppointedBerthold Bühl, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of MethoneBishop Emeritus of Oruro, Bolivia
67.7ResignedBerthold Bühl, O.F.M. †Bishop of Oruro, BoliviaBishop Emeritus
BornKricor-Okosdinos (Augustin) CoussaAleppoBishop of Iskanderiya {Alexandria} (Armenian), Egypt
38.4AppointedLuis Aníbal Rodríguez PardoBishop of Oruro, BoliviaArchbishop Emeritus of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
30.7Ordained PriestJohn Richard Sheets, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USA
18 Jun44.2AppointedGiacomo TestaTitular Archbishop of Heraclea in EuropaPresident of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, Roman Curia
44.2AppointedGiacomo TestaApostolic Delegate to TurkeyPresident of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, Roman Curia
BornDavid John WalkowiakCleveland, OHBishop of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
19 Jun BornRaymond Sumlut GamSadungBishop of Banmaw, Myanmar
20 Jun20.4ProfessedThomas Bhalerao, S.J.Member of Society of JesusBishop Emeritus of Nashik, India
69.5DiedCharles-Albert Gounot, C.M. †Archbishop of Carthage, Tunisia
51.1AppointedMarie-Joseph Lemieux, O.P. †Archbishop of Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to India
21 Jun23.2Ordained PriestGiuseppe De AndreaPriest of Consolata MissionariesApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Kuwait
24.7Ordained PriestFrancis LennyPriest of Armagh, IrelandAuxiliary Bishop
22 Jun BornWillem Jacobus EijkDuivendrechtCardinal, Archbishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
23 Jun68.6DiedAdriano BernareggiBishop of Bergamo, Italy
24 Jun47.1Ordained BishopGilles-Henri-Alexis BartheBishop of MonacoBishop Emeritus of Fréjus-Toulon, France
51.5AppointedClemente GaddiBishop of Nicosia, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Bergamo, Italy
26.4Ordained PriestGeorg (Karl Maria} Holzherr, O.S.B. †Priest of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot Emeritus of Maria Einsiedeln, Switzerland
51.6Ordained BishopJean-Emmanuel MarquèsTitular Bishop of SigusArchbishop of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur), France
25 Jun29.3Ordained PriestAlexandre José Maria dos Santos, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Maputo, Mozambique
26 Jun24.3Ordained PriestGiacomo BabiniPriestBishop Emeritus of Grosseto, Italy
BornKevin DoranDublinBishop of Elphin, Ireland
40.1SucceededThomas FernandoBishop of Tuticorin, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Tiruchirapalli, India
74.2ResignedFrancis Tiburtius Roche, S.J. †Bishop of Tuticorin, IndiaBishop Emeritus
27 Jun48.8Ordained BishopVirginio DondeoBishop of Alife, ItalyBishop of Orvieto, Italy
77.7AppointedJean-Marie JanTitular Bishop of EdistianaBishop Emeritus of Cap-Haïtien, Haïti
77.7RetiredJean-Marie JanBishop of Cap-Haïtien, HaïtiBishop Emeritus
45.6DiedIoan SuciuApostolic Administrator of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (Romanian), Romania
28 Jun24.6Ordained PriestCarlos María Ariz Bolea, C.M.F.Priest of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MaryBishop Emeritus of Colón-Kuna Yala, Panama
22.8Ordained PriestSalvatore De GiorgiPriest of Lecce, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Palermo, Italy
24.0Ordained PriestCzeslaw DominPriestBishop of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, Poland
23.7Ordained PriestPatricio Infante AlfonsoPriest of Santiago de ChileArchbishop Emeritus of Antofagasta, Chile
70.3DiedEtienne KatchoAuxiliary Bishop of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
BornPavel PosádBudkovAuxiliary Bishop of České Budĕjovice {Budweis}, Czech Republic
23.5Ordained PriestFernando Sebastián Aguilar, C.M.F.Priest of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MaryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Pamplona y Tudela, Spain
25.7Ordained PriestSergio Valech AldunatePriest of Santiago de ChileAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
29 Jun28.2Ordained PriestErnesto Alvarez Alvarez, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop Emeritus of Cuenca, Ecuador
42.7AppointedCarlos Anasagasti Zulueta, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of El Beni o Beni, BoliviaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
42.7AppointedCarlos Anasagasti Zulueta, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of CaltadriaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of El Beni o Beni, Bolivia
46.7AppointedAgostino Baroni, M.C.C.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Khartoum, SudanArchbishop Emeritus of Khartoum, Sudan
46.7AppointedAgostino Baroni, M.C.C.I. †Titular Bishop of BaleciumArchbishop Emeritus of Khartoum, Sudan
53.0Ordained BishopCostantino CaminadaBishop of Sant’Agata de’ Goti, ItalyBishop of Ferentino, Italy
58.5SucceededAlbert François Cousineau, C.S.C. †Bishop of Cap-Haïtien, Haïti
23.1Ordained PriestGiuseppe Di FalcoPriestBishop Emeritus of Sulmona-Valva, Italy
26.2Ordained PriestYves-Maria Guy DubigeonPriestBishop Emeritus of Sées, France
23.8Ordained PriestRené Marie Albert Dupont, M.E.P.Priest of La Société des Missions EtrangèresBishop Emeritus of Andong, Korea (South)
24.0Ordained PriestJosé Gea EscolanoPriestBishop Emeritus of Mondoñedo-Ferrol, Spain
24.3Ordained PriestVinzenz GuggenbergerPriest of Regensburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
26.2Ordained PriestNicolas Huynh Van NghiPriest of Saigon, Viet NamBishop Emeritus of Phan Thiêt, Viet Nam
22.7Ordained PriestSalvatore IsgróPriestArchbishop of Sassari, Italy
28.2Ordained PriestJames Hector MacDonald, C.S.C.Priest of Congregation of Holy CrossArchbishop Emeritus of Saint John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
26.4Ordained PriestVictor Manuel Maldonado Barreno, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Guayaquil, Ecuador
64.3AppointedJacques Mangers, S.M. †Bishop of Oslo, NorwayBishop Emeritus
75.6AppointedJohann Evangelist Erich MüllerBishop of Stockholm, SwedenBishop Emeritus
46.7AppointedKnut Ansgar Nelson, O.S.B. †Coadjutor Bishop of Stockholm, SwedenBishop Emeritus
23.6Ordained PriestFranc PerkoPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Beograd (-Smederevo), Serbia
40.4Ordained BishopYves-Joseph-Marie Plumey, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of DolicheArchbishop Emeritus of Garoua, Cameroon
46.0Ordained BishopGiuseppe PullanoTitular Bishop of UzalisBishop of Patti, Italy
37.7AppointedJohn Hubert Macey Rodgers, S.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Tonga Islands {Isole Tonga}, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop Emeritus of Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania)
37.7AppointedJohn Hubert Macey Rodgers, S.M. †Titular Bishop of SbidaBishop Emeritus of Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania)
48.6AppointedFélix Scalais, C.I.C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Léopoldville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Archbishop Emeritus of Léopoldville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
48.6AppointedFélix Scalais, C.I.C.M. †Titular Bishop of CasiusArchbishop Emeritus of Léopoldville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
43.0AppointedUbaldo Teofano Stella, O.C.D. †Superior of KuwaitVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kuwait
27.2Ordained PriestAndrew Tsien Chih-ch’unPriest of Taipei, TaiwanBishop Emeritus of Hwalien, Taiwan
23.2Ordained PriestJuan Luis Ysern de ArcePriest of Granada, SpainBishop Emeritus of San Carlos de Ancud, Chile
30 Jun40.1AppointedSebastiano BaggioTitular Archbishop of EphesusCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State
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