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The Year of Our Lord 1954

Bishop Events

September to October

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Sep72.8AppointedCarlo ChiarloOfficial of the Secretariat of StateCardinal, Official Emeritus
62.7AppointedHonoré Marie Van WaeyenberghAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen, BelgiumAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
62.7AppointedHonoré Marie Van WaeyenberghTitular Bishop of GilbaAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
2 Sep48.8AppointedJean-Marie VillotAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, FranceCardinal, Secretary of State
48.8AppointedJean-Marie VillotTitular Bishop of VindaCardinal, Secretary of State
42.6AppointedElias ZoghbiTitular Archbishop of NubiaArchbishop Emeritus of Baalbek (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
42.6ConfirmedElias ZoghbiPatriarchal Vicar of Egypt and Sudan (Melkite Greek)Archbishop Emeritus of Baalbek (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
5 Sep25.8Ordained PriestJacobus Duivenvoorde, M.S.C. †Priest of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusArchbishop Emeritus of Merauke, Indonesia
45.9AppointedMatteo Guido SperandeoBishop of Calvi e Teano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
6 Sep50.0AppointedHenry Edmund DonnellyAuxiliary Bishop of Detroit, Michigan, USA
50.0AppointedHenry Edmund DonnellyTitular Bishop of TymbriasAuxiliary Bishop of Detroit, Michigan, USA
43.0AppointedJohn Anthony DonovanAuxiliary Bishop of Detroit, Michigan, USABishop Emeritus of Toledo (in America), Ohio, USA
43.0AppointedJohn Anthony DonovanTitular Bishop of RhasusBishop Emeritus of Toledo (in America), Ohio, USA
7 Sep21.2ProfessedMichael Cornelis C. Coomans, M.S.F. †Member of Congregation of Missionaries of the Holy FamilyBishop of Samarinda, Indonesia
8 Sep78.8AppointedDomenico MennaTitular Archbishop of Novae PatraeBishop Emeritus of Mantova, Italy
78.8RetiredDomenico MennaBishop of Mantova, ItalyBishop Emeritus
51.1Ordained BishopJeremiah Francis MinihanTitular Bishop of PaphusAuxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
44.2AppointedAntonio PomaBishop of Mantova, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bologna, Italy
12 Sep30.6Ordained PriestJames ChionaPriest of Blantyre, MalawiArchbishop Emeritus of Blantyre, Malawi
53.1Ordained BishopErmenegildo FloritTitular Archbishop of Hierapolis in SyriaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Firenze {Florence}, Italy
23.2Ordained PriestWilliam Joseph FoleyPriest of Perth, AustraliaArchbishop
24.1Ordained PriestRomualdas KrikšciunasPriestApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Panevėžys, Lithuania
BornHéctor Luis Morales SánchezBishop of Netzahualcóyotl, México, México
29.2Ordained PriestLuc Auguste SangaréPriestArchbishop of Bamako, Mali
42.6Ordained BishopLouis-Bertrand Tirilly, SS.CC. †Titular Bishop of ButhrotumBishop Emeritus of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)
25.8Ordained PriestJuozas TunaitisPriestAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Vilnius, Lithuania
14 Sep86.5DiedGuglielmo GrassiTitular Bishop of Tamiathis
BornPierre Claver MalgoBishop of Fada N’Gourma, Burkina Faso
BornBenoît Marie Pascal RivièreBishop of Autun (-Châlon-sur-Saône-Mâcon-Cluny), France
16 Sep25.2ProfessedViktor Josef Dammertz, O.S.B.Member of Order of Saint BenedictBishop Emeritus of Augsburg, Germany
18 Sep27.2Ordained PriestHoracio Alberto BózzoliPriest of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaArchbishop of Tucumán, Argentina
23.5Ordained PriestRodolfo BufanoPriestBishop of San Justo, Argentina
24.6Ordained PriestMiguel Caviedes MedinaPriest of Rancagua, ChileBishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, Chile
27.8Ordained PriestLeón KrukPriestBishop of San Rafael, Argentina
24.9Ordained PriestJusto Oscar LagunaPriestBishop Emeritus of Morón, Argentina
24.7Ordained PriestRaymond Gaston Joseph SéguyPriestBishop Emeritus of Autun (-Châlon-sur-Saône-Mâcon-Cluny), France
24.0Ordained PriestRamón Artemio StaffolaniPriestBishop Emeritus of Villa de la Concepción del Río Cuarto, Argentina
20 Sep BornHanna G. Alwan, M.L.Curial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
72.1AppointedPeter Francis RayappaTitular Bishop of ArabissusBishop Emeritus of Kumbakonam, India
72.1ResignedPeter Francis RayappaBishop of Kumbakonam, IndiaBishop Emeritus
80.1DiedPaul-Auguste-Marie Pichot, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Majunga, Madagascar
21 Sep51.5Ordained BishopTeodor BenschTitular Bishop of TabudaAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
57.8Ordained BishopJerome Daniel HannanBishop of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
54.0Ordained BishopEdmund NowickiTitular Bishop of HadrianeBishop of Gdańsk, Poland
48.3Ordained BishopJohn Joseph ScanlanTitular Bishop of CenaeBishop Emeritus of Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
51.6InstalledEugen Viktor Paul SeiterichArchbishop of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
48.9Ordained BishopFranjo ŠeperTitular Archbishop of Philippopolis in ThraciaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
22 Sep BornAnil Joseph Thomas CoutoArchbishop of Delhi, India
24 Sep70.7ConfirmedJohn Baptist ApcarBishop of Ispahan {Esfáan) (Armenian), Iran
49.3AppointedArmando LombardiApostolic Nuncio to Brazil
25 Sep21.0ProfessedRaffaele Farina, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoCardinal, Archivist Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archives
25.8Solemn ProfessedMichael Ambrose Griffiths, O.S.B. †Member of Order of Saint BenedictBishop Emeritus of Hexham and Newcastle, England, Great Britain
26 Sep26.0Ordained PriestPeter Chung Hoan TingPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Kuching, Malaysia
44.7Ordained BishopElie FarahArchbishop of Cipro (Maronite), CyprusArchbishop Emeritus
27 Sep46.5AppointedPietro SigismondiSecretary of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
29 Sep25.5Ordained PriestLuigi ContiPriestApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Malta
30 Sep50.6AppointedJoão Pereira VenâncioAuxiliary Bishop of Leiria, PortugalBishop Emeritus
50.6AppointedJoão Pereira VenâncioTitular Bishop of Euroea in EpiroBishop Emeritus of Leiria, Portugal
75.0AppointedGiovanni SismondoTitular Bishop of Caesarea in BithyniaBishop Emeritus of Pontremoli, Italy
75.0RetiredGiovanni SismondoBishop of Pontremoli, ItalyBishop Emeritus
Oct67.8ResignedFrédéric Marie Blessing, O.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Bondo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
1 Oct86.4DiedBurkhard Huwiler, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bukoba, Tanzania
2 Oct BornJoel Portella AmadoAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
3 Oct38.7Ordained BishopPietro FiordelliBishop of Prato, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornFrancisco Moreno BarrónArchbishop of Tijuana, Baja California Norte, México
4 Oct70.6DiedFrancesco Borgongini DucaCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Italy
23.8ProfessedAgostinho Stefan Januszewicz, O.F.M. Conv. †Member of Order of Friars Minor ConventualBishop Emeritus of Luziânia, Goias, Brazil
34.0AppointedJosé Humberto PaparoniBishop of Barcelona, Venezuela
BornJózef SzamockiAuxiliary Bishop of Toruń, Poland
7 Oct45.2Ordained BishopFrancis Valentine AllenTitular Bishop of AvensaAuxiliary Bishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
55.0AppointedHugo Bressane de AraújoArchbishop (Personal Title) of Marília, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
24.7Solemn ProfessedAndrea Maria Erba, B. †Member of Clerics Regular of St. PaulBishop Emeritus of Velletri-Segni, Italy
BornPaul Yoshinao OtsukaBishop of Kyōto, Japan
41.7Ordained BishopDomenico PicchinennaBishop of Acerenza, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Catania, Italy
BornCarlos Pedro Zilli, P.I.M.E.Bishop of Bafatá, Guinea-Bissau
10 Oct27.6Ordained PriestLudwig AverkampPriest of Münster, GermanyArchbishop Emeritus of Hamburg, Germany
50.7Ordained BishopBolesław KominekTitular Bishop of SopheneCardinal, Archbishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
32.7Ordained PriestFélicien-Patrice MakouakaPriestBishop Emeritus of Franceville, Gabon
BornMarek Marian Piatek, C.SS.R.Bishop of Coari, Amazonas, Brazil
37.9AppointedGuilford Clyde YoungCoadjutor Archbishop of Hobart, AustraliaArchbishop
37.9AppointedGuilford Clyde YoungTitular Archbishop of CyrrhusArchbishop of Hobart, Australia
11 Oct58.4AppointedCesar Antonio Mosquera CorralBishop of Guayaquil, EcuadorArchbishop Emeritus of Guayaquil, Ecuador
27.4ProfessedPhilibert Randriambololona, S.J.Member of Society of JesusArchbishop Emeritus of Fianarantsoa, Madagascar
12 Oct49.0Ordained BishopJean-Marie VillotTitular Bishop of VindaCardinal, Secretary of State
15 Oct21.2Solemn ProfessedJosé Cardoso Sobrinho, O. Carm.Member of Order of Our Lady of Mt. CarmelArchbishop Emeritus of Olinda e Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
17 Oct24.3Ordained PriestIgnace Pierre VIII (Grégoire) Abdel-AhadPriestPatriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
24.1Ordained PriestDenys Raboula Antoine BeylouniPriest of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), LebanonCurial Bishop Emeritus
24.0Ordained PriestIgnace Moussa I (Basile) DaoudPriestCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
38.7InstalledPietro FiordelliBishop of Prato, ItalyBishop Emeritus
24.3Ordained PriestAthanase Matti Shaba MatokaPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Baghdad (Syrian), Iraq
23.0Ordained PriestFlavien Joseph MelkiPriestCurial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
18 Oct BornJohn Forrosuelo DuArchbishop of Palo, Philippines
80.3DiedRaoul-Octove-Marie-Jean HarscouëtBishop of Chartres, France
19 Oct60.0Ordained BishopConrad Dubbelman, O. Praem. †Bishop of Jabalpur, IndiaBishop Emeritus
44.3AppointedSergio PignedoliApostolic Nuncio to VenezuelaCardinal, President of the Secretariat of Non-Christians
20 Oct BornCésar Daniel FernándezBishop of Jujuy, Argentina
21 Oct59.2AppointedAntonio Ignacio CamargoApostolic Administrator of San Fernando de Apure, VenezuelaBishop of Trujillo, Venezuela
56.0AppointedJoseph GennangiBishop of Kamichlié (Armenian), SyriaBishop Emeritus
87.0DiedDomenico JorioCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Discipline of the Sacraments
22 Oct46.6AppointedDelfín Quesada CastroBishop of San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
23 Oct BornDenis GrondinArchbishop of Rimouski, Québec, Canada
56.1AppointedSilvino MartínezBishop of San Nicolás de los Arroyos, ArgentinaBishop of Rosario, Argentina
55.0AppointedEnrique RauBishop of Resistencia, ArgentinaBishop of Mar del Plata, Argentina
54.3AppointedPedro Pablo Tenreiro FranciaBishop of Guanare, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
24 Oct40.4Ordained BishopCamillo Faresin, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of BubastisBishop Emeritus of Guiratinga, Mato Grosso, Brazil
49.2Ordained BishopRichard Lester Guilly, S.J. †Titular Bishop of AdraaBishop Emeritus of Georgetown, Guyana, Antilles
BornMichel VisiBishop of Port-Vila, Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania)
25 Oct BornMarian FlorczykAuxiliary Bishop of Kielce, Poland
73.7DiedTeófilo José Pereira de Andrade, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Nampula, Mozambique
26 Oct50.1Ordained BishopHenry Edmund DonnellyTitular Bishop of TymbriasAuxiliary Bishop of Detroit, Michigan, USA
43.2Ordained BishopJohn Anthony DonovanTitular Bishop of RhasusBishop Emeritus of Toledo (in America), Ohio, USA
27 Oct75.3AppointedBenedetto Aloisi MasellaPrefect of the Congregation of the Discipline of the SacramentsCardinal, Chamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic Chamber
75.3AppointedBenedetto Aloisi MasellaArchpriest of the Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano {Saint John Lateran Basilica}Cardinal, Chamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic Chamber
45.3AppointedAntonio Añoveros AtaúnCoadjutor Bishop of Cádiz y Ceuta, SpainBishop Emeritus of Bilbao, Spain
50.1AppointedJosé María Bueno y MonrealCoadjutor Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
50.1AppointedJosé María Bueno y MonrealTitular Archbishop of Antiochia in PisidiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
28 Oct40.6Ordained BishopHernando Izquierdo AntipordaTitular Bishop of Edessa in MacedoniaAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, Philippines
50.2Ordained BishopJoseph-Marie-Eugène Bretault, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of SufetulaBishop Emeritus of Koudougou, Burkina Faso
BornCamillo CibottiBishop of Isernia-Venafro, Italy
50.5Ordained BishopAntónio de CamposTitular Bishop of FebianaAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
58.0Ordained BishopRobert Francis JoyceTitular Bishop of CitiumBishop Emeritus of Burlington, Vermont, USA
49.0AppointedJean-Édouard-Lucien RuppAuxiliary Bishop of France, Faithful of Eastern RitesPermanent Observer Emeritus to United Nations Office and Specialized Agencies in Geneva
49.0AppointedJean-Édouard-Lucien RuppTitular Bishop of Arca in PhoeniciaPermanent Observer Emeritus to United Nations Office and Specialized Agencies in Geneva
62.9Ordained BishopHonoré Marie Van WaeyenberghTitular Bishop of GilbaAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
49.5Ordained BishopHerman Jan van Elswijk, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Morogoro, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
29 Oct52.7AppointedAndré Jacques Marie JacqueminBishop of Bayeux (-Lisieux), FranceBishop Emeritus
63.9AppointedFrancisco Javer Lauzurica y TorralbaArchbishop of Oviedo, Spain
30 Oct52.2AppointedEugenio Beitia AldazabalCoadjutor Bishop of Badajoz, SpainBishop Emeritus of Santander, Spain
52.2AppointedEugenio Beitia AldazabalTitular Bishop of TamiathisBishop Emeritus of Santander, Spain
49.5ResignedAntoon Demets, C.SS.R. †Coadjutor Bishop of Roseau, Dominica, AntillesCoadjutor Bishop Emeritus
BornThomas Vu Dình HiêuBishop of Bùi Chu, Viet Nam
31 Oct26.4Ordained PriestAugusto Aristizábal OspinaPriestBishop Emeritus of Jericó, Colombia
23.3Ordained PriestJuan de Dios Caballero ReyesPriest of Durango, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
41.1Ordained BishopIsmaele Mario Castellano, O.P. †Bishop of Volterra, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Siena-Colle di Val d’Elsa-Montalcino, Italy
24.9Ordained PriestRoberto Antonio Dávila UzcáteguiPriestAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
BornOtacílio Luziano Da SilvaBishop of Catanduva, Sao Paulo, Brazil
23.0Ordained PriestSergio Obeso RiveraPriest of Veracruz-Jalapa, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, México
18.7Solemn ProfessedBeda (Umberto) Paluzzi, O.S.B.Member of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot Emeritus of Montevergine, Italy
41.2Ordained BishopAlfonso Tóriz CobiánTitular Bishop of AvissaBishop Emeritus of Querétaro, México
32.8Ordained PriestYohannes WoldegiorgisPriest of Adigrat (Ethiopian), EthiopiaVicar Apostolic of Meki, Ethiopia
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