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The Year of Our Lord 1953

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Jul40.1AppointedSebastiano BaggioApostolic Nuncio to ChileCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State
2 Jul26.1Ordained PriestHubert LuthePriest of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyBishop Emeritus of Essen, Germany
20.5ProfessedGeorge Yod Phimphisan, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop Emeritus of Udon Thani, Thailand
3 Jul BornPrecioso D. Cantillas, S.D.B.LangtadBishop of Maasin, Philippines
49.1AppointedJoão Batista Portocarrero CostaCoadjutor Archbishop of Olinda e Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
49.1AppointedJoão Batista Portocarrero CostaTitular Archbishop of SelgeCoadjutor Archbishop of Olinda e Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
4 Jul50.4AppointedPaolo PappalardoApostolic Administrator of Alep [Beroea, Halab], SyriaOfficial Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
5 Jul BornPeter Malcolm BrignallWhetstone, LondonBishop of Wrexham, Wales, Great Britain
22.8Ordained PriestMichele GiordanoPriest of Anglona-Tursi, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
24.5Ordained PriestAmérico do Couto OliveiraPriestBishop of Lamego, Portugal
26.3Ordained PriestCornelius John Pasichny, O.S.B.M. †Priest of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Bishop Emeritus of Toronto (Ukrainian), Canada
24.2Ordained PriestHermenegildo Ramírez Sánchez, M.J.Priest of Missionari di S. Giuseppe nel MessicoPrelate Emeritus of Huautla, Oaxaca, México
25.1Ordained PriestAntónio RibeiroPriest of Braga, PortugalCardinal, Patriarch of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
23.6Ordained PriestJean-Charles ThomasPriestBishop Emeritus of Versailles, France
6 Jul53.4AppointedAlbert LeménagerBishop of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
BornŠtefan SečkaŠpišský ŠtvrtokBishop of Spiš, Slovakia
7 Jul52.4DiedMichele RateniBishop of San Marco e Bisignano, Italy
51.6AppointedAlfredo Rubio DiazAuxiliary Bishop of Santa Marta, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia
51.6AppointedAlfredo Rubio DiazTitular Bishop of VallisArchbishop Emeritus of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia
8 Jul BornVincenzo Carmine OrofinoS. Severino LucanoBishop of Tricarico, Italy
11 Jul30.3Ordained PriestLuís Gonzaga Ferreira da Silva, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusBishop Emeritus of Lichinga, Mozambique
42.7AppointedJohn Joseph KrolAuxiliary Bishop of Cleveland, Ohio, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
42.7AppointedJohn Joseph KrolTitular Bishop of CadiCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
12 Jul25.5Ordained PriestEmmanuel ConstantPriestBishop Emeritus of Les Gonaïves, Haïti
50.3Ordained BishopVincenzo De ChiaraBishop of Mileto, ItalyBishop Emeritus
26.0Ordained PriestJuan Antonio Flores SantanaPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
23.2Ordained PriestSerafino SprovieriPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Benevento, Italy
14 Jul BornSebastian KallupuraKottiyoorBishop of Buxar, India
15 Jul26.9Ordained PriestArmando Bortolaso, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Alep [Beroea, Halab], Syria
70.8DiedIvanios Givergis Thomas Panikervitis (Panickerveetil)Archbishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankarese), India
BornMartin VidovićVidonjeApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Belarus
18 Jul81.5DiedHormisdas Etienne DjibriArchbishop of Kerkūk (Chaldean), Iraq
19 Jul28.4Ordained PriestAlfonso Arteaga YepesPriestBishop of Espinal, Colombia
63.8DiedJohn Joseph BoylanBishop of Rockford, Illinois, USA
52.6Ordained BishopAntonio Capdevilla Ferrando, C.M. †Titular Bishop of ZoaraVicar Apostolic of San Pedro Sula, Honduras
23.4Ordained PriestFrancesco CuccaresePriestArchbishop Emeritus of Pescara-Penne, Italy
26.1Ordained PriestHugh LindsayPriest of Hexham and Newcastle, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
23.7Ordained PriestJohn Basil MeekingPriest of Christchurch, New ZealandBishop Emeritus
26.2Ordained PriestDaniel Enrique Núñez NúñezPriestBishop of David, Panama
24.3Ordained PriestJohn Raphael QuinnPriest of San Diego, California, USAArchbishop Emeritus of San Francisco, California, USA
33.9Ordained PriestMagín Camerino Torreblanca ReyesPriestBishop Emeritus of Texcoco, México, México
20 Jul27.4Ordained PriestBernard AgréPriest of Abidjan, Côte d’IvoireCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
39.4AppointedJames Robert KnoxTitular Archbishop of MeliteneCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for the Family
39.4AppointedJames Robert KnoxApostolic Delegate to OtherCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for the Family
21 Jul50.4AppointedAlbert Gregory MeyerArchbishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USACardinal, Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
22 Jul BornJuan José Chaparro Stivanello, C.M.F.Colonia FreitasBishop of San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
24 Jul BornIvo ScapoloTerrassa, ItalyApostolic Nuncio to Chile
25 Jul49.1AppointedEmilio Abascal y SalmerónAuxiliary Bishop of Puebla de los Ángeles, Puebla, MéxicoArchbishop of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, México
49.1AppointedEmilio Abascal y SalmerónTitular Bishop of AbziriArchbishop of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, México
24.3Ordained PriestJude SpeyrerPriest of Lafayette, Louisiana, USABishop Emeritus of Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA
30.2Ordained PriestRamón Torrella CascantePriest of Barcelona, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Tarragona, Spain
26 Jul40.2Ordained BishopSebastiano BaggioTitular Archbishop of EphesusCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State
24.6Ordained PriestWalter BrandmüllerPriest of Bamberg, GermanyCardinal, President Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
61.3Ordained BishopMaurizio RaspiniBishop of Oppido Mamertina, ItalyBishop Emeritus
74.3AppointedFrancis Tiburtius Roche, S.J. †Titular Bishop of AmadassaBishop Emeritus of Tuticorin, India
39.1Ordained BishopZacarias Rolim de MouraBishop of Cajazeiras, Paraiba, BrazilBishop Emeritus
27 Jul49.9AppointedAlfred Bertram LevermanBishop of Saint John, New Brunswick, CanadaBishop Emeritus
BornPedro López QuintanaBarbastro, SpainApostolic Nuncio to Lithuania
28 Jul51.3AppointedAugusto GianfranceschiAuxiliary Bishop of Venezia {Venice}, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Cesena, Italy
51.3AppointedAugusto GianfranceschiTitular Bishop of HemeriaBishop Emeritus of Cesena, Italy
30 Jul41.9AppointedPrimo GasbarriAuxiliary Bishop of Velletri, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Grosseto, Italy
41.9AppointedPrimo GasbarriTitular Bishop of ThennesusBishop Emeritus of Grosseto, Italy
42.7AppointedSilvio Angelo Pio OddiTitular Archbishop of MesembriaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
42.7AppointedSilvio Angelo Pio OddiApostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and PalestineCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
31 Jul47.2AppointedRaffaele ForniTitular Archbishop of AeginaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Syria
47.2AppointedRaffaele ForniApostolic Internuncio to IranApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Syria
2 Aug22.9Ordained PriestAndrea Mariano Magrassi, O.S.B. †Priest of Order of Saint BenedictArchbishop Emeritus of Bari-Bitonto, Italy
22.3ProfessedMiguel Rodriguez Rodriguez, C.SS.R. †Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop Emeritus of Arecibo, Puerto Rico
23.7Ordained PriestTadeusz RybakPriestBishop Emeritus of Legnica, Poland
22.5Ordained PriestDivo ZadiPriestBishop Emeritus of Civita Castellana, Italy
4 Aug71.9AppointedTerence Bernard McGuireTitular Archbishop of Leontopolis in AugustamnicaArchbishop Emeritus of Canberra (and Goulburn), Australia
71.9ResignedTerence Bernard McGuireArchbishop of Canberra (and Goulburn), AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus
25.4Ordained PriestCelso Pereira de Almeida, O.P. †Priest of Order of Friars PreachersBishop Emeritus of Itumbiara, Goias, Brazil
5 Aug87.9DiedAugustin-Fernand LeynaudArchbishop of Alger, Algeria
BornJerzy Mazur, S.V.D.HawlowiceBishop of Ełk, Poland
6 Aug57.0AppointedHenry Joseph O’BrienArchbishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USAArchbishop Emeritus
7 Aug48.8AppointedWilliam Joseph BrennanBishop of Toowoomba, Australia
BornGuy André Marie de Kérimel, Comm. l'Emm.Meknès, MoroccoBishop of Grenoble-Vienne, France
36.6AppointedDominic Ignatius EkandemAuxiliary Bishop of Calabar, NigeriaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Abuja, Nigeria
36.6AppointedDominic Ignatius EkandemTitular Bishop of Hierapolis in IsauriaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Abuja, Nigeria
52.5AppointedAmbrose RayappanCoadjutor Archbishop of Pondicherry and Cuddalore, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
52.5AppointedAmbrose RayappanTitular Archbishop of SelymbriaArchbishop Emeritus of Pondicherry and Cuddalore, India
8 Aug36.7AppointedGuilford Clyde YoungApostolic Administrator of Canberra (and Goulburn), AustraliaArchbishop of Hobart, Australia
9 Aug65.2AppointedCarlos de la Trinidad Borge y CastrilloAuxiliary Bishop of Managua, NicaraguaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
41.0Ordained BishopAldo ForzoniBishop of Gravina e Irsina (Montepeloso), ItalyBishop Emeritus of Massa Carrara-Pontremoli, Italy
11 Aug BornJosé Rodríguez Carballo, O.F.M.Lodoselo, SpainSecretary of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
12 Aug67.1DiedPietro Ermenegildo Focaccia, O.F.M. †Bishop of Yuci [Yütze], China
BornCharles Martin WamikaBudakaBishop of Jinja, Uganda
14 Aug53.6DiedAthanase Paul HindoArchbishop of Baghdad (Syrian), Iraq
15 Aug24.2Ordained PriestPedro Nicolás Bermúdez Villamizar, C.I.M.Priest of Congregation of Jesus and MaryAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
16 Aug27.8Ordained PriestPatrício José Hanrahan, C.SS.R. †Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Santíssima Conceição do Araguaia, Brazil
17 Aug BornPedro Luiz StringhiniLaranjal PaulistaBishop of Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Paulo, Brazil
18 Aug BornEmmanuel Celeste TranceCalinog IloiloBishop of Catarman, Philippines
19 Aug63.5DiedGyözö Simon MacalikAuxiliary Bishop of Alba Iulia, Romania
60.6AppointedBryan Joseph McEntegartTitular Bishop of AradiBishop Emeritus of Brooklyn, New York, USA
48.0Ordained BishopMichael Mongkhol On PrakhongchitTitular Bishop of BlaundusVicar Apostolic of Thare, Thailand
47.2AppointedAlexandre-Charles-Albert-Joseph RenardBishop of Versailles, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Lyon (-Vienne), France
20 Aug BornKazimierz GurdaKsiaznice WielkieBishop of Siedlce, Poland
42.9AppointedFranz HengsbachAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, GermanyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Essen, Germany
42.9AppointedFranz HengsbachTitular Bishop of CantanusCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Essen, Germany
21 Aug BornEdgar Moreira da Cunha, S.D.V.Riachão do Jacuípe Bahia, BrazilBishop of Fall River, Massachusetts, USA
22 Aug26.6Ordained PriestPaul Kim Tchang-ryeolPriestBishop Emeritus of Cheju, Korea (South)
32.8Ordained PriestLeo Soekoto, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusArchbishop of Jakarta, Indonesia
23 Aug25.9Ordained PriestBronislaw DembowskiPriestBishop Emeritus of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
23.2Ordained PriestVittorio TomassettiPriestBishop Emeritus of Fano-Fossombrone-Cagli-Pergola, Italy
24 Aug25.6Ordained PriestGeevarghese Timotheos ChundevalelPriest of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankarese), IndiaBishop Emeritus
75.1DiedElie Rischa (Richa)Bishop of Baalbek (Maronite), Lebanon
25 Aug48.5AppointedColeman Francis CarrollAuxiliary Bishop of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAArchbishop of Miami, Florida, USA
48.5AppointedColeman Francis CarrollTitular Bishop of PitanaeArchbishop of Miami, Florida, USA
55.3AppointedEdward Vincent DarginAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
55.3AppointedEdward Vincent DarginTitular Bishop of AmphipolisAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
59.8AppointedJosé García y GoldarazArchbishop of Valladolid, SpainArchbishop Emeritus
52.2AppointedWalter Philip KellenbergAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USABishop Emeritus of Rockville Centre, New York, USA
52.2AppointedWalter Philip KellenbergTitular Bishop of IoanninaBishop Emeritus of Rockville Centre, New York, USA
BornMaurizio MalvestitiMarneBishop of Lodi, Italy
64.8AppointedAgostino SabaBishop of Nicotera e Tropea, ItalyArchbishop of Sassari, Italy
55.4AppointedLawrence Joseph ShehanBishop of Bridgeport, Connecticut, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
26 Aug44.0AppointedAndrea PangrazioCoadjutor Bishop of Verona, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Porto e Santa Rufina, Italy
44.0AppointedAndrea PangrazioTitular Bishop of Caesarea in ThessaliaArchbishop Emeritus of Porto e Santa Rufina, Italy
44.4Ordained BishopGiacomo TestaTitular Archbishop of Heraclea in EuropaPresident of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, Roman Curia
27 Aug36.1DiedPéter OroszAuxiliary Bishop of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), Ukraine
28 Aug41.5AppointedJuan Carlos AramburuBishop of Tucumán, ArgentinaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Buenos Aires, Argentina
61.9AppointedJosé Borgatti, S.D.B. †Bishop of Viedma, Argentina
67.9DiedLouis-Gabriel-Xavier Jantzen, M.E.P. †Archbishop Emeritus of Chongqing [Chungking], China
43.7AppointedAntonio José PlazaBishop of Azul, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus of La Plata, Argentina
29 Aug64.4DiedFrancis Joseph HaasBishop of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
BornAugustine Tochukwu UkwuomaAmuchaBishop of Orlu, Nigeria
30 Aug65.4DiedGiovanni Maria Emilio Castellani, O.F.M. †Official of the Secretariat of State
25.4Ordained PriestJoão Corso, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Campos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
31 Aug54.9DiedJean Batiot, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Majunga, Madagascar
53.5Ordained BishopAlbert LeménagerBishop of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
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