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The Year of Our Lord 1954

Bishop Events

November to December


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Nov50.9AppointedAngelo Dell’AcquaOfficial of the Secretariat of StateCardinal, Vicar General of Roma {Rome}, Italy
57.1AppointedGiovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria MontiniArchbishop of Milano {Milan}, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
4 Nov83.9DiedAugustin PachaBishop of Timişoara, Romania
BornJuan Carlos Romanin, S.D.B.SarandiBishop Emeritus of Río Gallegos, Argentina
BornStanisław SalaterskiLipnica MurowanaAuxiliary Bishop of Tarnów, Poland
BornOscar José Vélez Isaza, C.M.F.PensilvaniaBishop of Valledupar, Colombia
6 Nov41.5AppointedOtàvio Barbosa AguiarAuxiliary Bishop of São Luís do Maranhão, Maranho, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Palmeira dos Índios, Alagoas, Brazil
41.5AppointedOtàvio Barbosa AguiarTitular Bishop of GergisBishop Emeritus of Palmeira dos Índios, Alagoas, Brazil
7 Nov56.7DiedJoão da Matha de Andrade e AmaralBishop of Niterói (Nictheroy), Brazil
BornThaddeus Cho Hwan-KilHwa-WonArchbishop of Daegu {Taegu}, Korea (South)
BornJean-Christophe André Robert LagleizeSoisy-sous-MontmorencyBishop of Metz, France
25.1Ordained PriestJosé Ramiro Pellecer SamayoaPriest of GuatemalaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
9 Nov BornMauro Aparecido dos SantosFarturaArchbishop of Cascavel, Parana, Brazil
73.9DiedFederico LunardiApostolic Nuncio to Paraguay
10 Nov79.4DiedGiuseppe BrunoCardinal, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura
86.2AppointedEdmund Francis GibbonsTitular Bishop of VerbeBishop Emeritus of Albany, New York, USA
86.2RetiredEdmund Francis GibbonsBishop of Albany, New York, USABishop Emeritus
60.3SucceededWilliam Aloysius ScullyBishop of Albany, New York, USA
12 Nov46.4AppointedLauncelot John GoodyBishop of Bunbury, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus of Perth, Australia
13 Nov41.1InstalledEdward Thaddeus Lawton, O.P. †Prefect of Sokoto, NigeriaBishop of Sokoto, Nigeria
70.8AppointedAchille LiènartPrelate of Mission de France o Pontigny, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Lille, France
50.4AppointedUmberto MozzoniTitular Archbishop of SideCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
50.4AppointedUmberto MozzoniApostolic Nuncio to BoliviaCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
BornPaul Rouhana, O.L.M.AmchitAuxiliary Bishop of Joubbé, Sarba e Jounieh (Maronite), Lebanon
55.9Ordained BishopManuel de Jesús Serrano AbadTitular Bishop of Arsinoë in ArcadiaArchbishop of Cuenca, Ecuador
BornAngelo SpinaColle D’AnchiseBishop of Sulmona-Valva, Italy
14 Nov46.5Ordained BishopSegundo Garcia de Sierra y MéndezBishop of Barbastro, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Burgos, Spain
15 Nov71.9DiedAmédée-Marie-Alexis MaisonobeBishop of Belley, France
17 Nov49.5AppointedRaimundo de Castro e SilvaBishop of Oeiras, BrazilBishop Emeritus
BornJohannes Willibrordus Maria HendriksLeidschendamAuxiliary Bishop of Haarlem-Amsterdam, Netherlands
18 Nov73.0AppointedGaetano CicognaniPro-Prefect of the Apostolic SignaturaCardinal, Pro-Prefect Emeritus
55.6Ordained BishopJohannes PohlschneiderBishop of Aachen, GermanyBishop Emeritus
19 Nov47.9AppointedJoseph Maria Reuß (Reuss)Auxiliary Bishop of Mainz, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
47.9AppointedJoseph Maria Reuß (Reuss)Titular Bishop of SinopeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Mainz, Germany
21 Nov70.9Ordained BishopJohn Baptist ApcarBishop of Ispahan {Esfáan) (Armenian), Iran
33.2Ordained PriestLinus Nirmal Gomes, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusBishop Emeritus of Baruipur, India
42.9Ordained BishopElias ZoghbiTitular Archbishop of NubiaArchbishop Emeritus of Baalbek (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
22 Nov50.6AppointedBernardino N. Mazzarella, O.F.M. †Prelate of Inmaculada Concepción de la B.V.M. en Olancho, HondurasBishop of Comayagua, Honduras
27 Nov83.0AppointedOronzo CaldarolaTitular Bishop of UticaBishop Emeritus of Diano-Teggiano, Italy
83.0RetiredOronzo CaldarolaBishop of Diano-Teggiano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
72.4DiedJuan Gualberto Guevara y de la CubaCardinal, Archbishop of Lima, Peru
55.7AppointedMartin Michael JohnsonCoadjutor Archbishop of Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
55.7AppointedMartin Michael JohnsonTitular Archbishop of CiusArchbishop Emeritus of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
53.1AppointedMalcolm Angus MacEachernBishop of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CanadaBishop Emeritus
28 Nov62.7Ordained BishopFrancis Xavier Fenech, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Jhansi, IndiaBishop Emeritus
26.4Ordained PriestEstanislau Amadeu KreutzPriestBishop Emeritus of Santo Ângelo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
25.4Ordained PriestTarcisio Pisani, O.M. †Priest of Order of the MinimsBishop of Altamura-Gravina-Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
25.9Ordained PriestVito SchlickmannPriestAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
29 Nov71.7AppointedLuigi CentozApostolic Nuncio to CubaVice-Chamberlain of the Apostolic Chamber
30 Nov68.8DiedVincenzo GiliBishop of Cesena, Italy
Dec59.7ResignedJoseph Guffens, S.J. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Koango o Kwango, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
68.8ResignedJules Halbert, S.M. †Vicar Apostolic of New Hebrides {Isole Nouve Ebridi}, Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
1 Dec43.7AppointedRamón Pastor Bogarín ArgañaAuxiliary Bishop of Asunción, ParaguayBishop of San Juan Bautista de las Misiones, Paraguay
43.7AppointedRamón Pastor Bogarín ArgañaTitular Bishop of BagisBishop of San Juan Bautista de las Misiones, Paraguay
2 Dec54.1SucceededLeo BinzArchbishop of Dubuque, Iowa, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
46.7ResignedDaniel IvanchoApostolic Exarch of United States of America (Ruthenian), PennsylvaniaApostolic Exarch Emeritus
78.7AppointedHenry Patrick RohlmanTitular Archbishop of CotradaArchbishop Emeritus of Dubuque, Iowa, USA
78.7RetiredHenry Patrick RohlmanArchbishop of Dubuque, Iowa, USAArchbishop Emeritus
4 Dec41.6AppointedGilberto BaroniAuxiliary Bishop of Bologna, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Reggio Emilia-Guastalla, Italy
41.6AppointedGilberto BaroniTitular Bishop of ThagasteBishop Emeritus of Reggio Emilia-Guastalla, Italy
5 Dec31.4Ordained PriestDominic Joseph AbreoPriestBishop of Aurangabad, India
BornKizito BahujimihigoRwamaganaBishop Emeritus of Kibungo, Rwanda
22.6Ordained PriestRubén Héctor di MontePriestArchbishop Emeritus of Mercedes-Luján, Argentina
22.4Ordained PriestArmando DiniPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Campobasso-Boiano, Italy
29.0Ordained PriestFerdinand Joseph FonsecaPriest of Bombay, IndiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
27.2Ordained PriestLino Esterino Garavaglia, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop Emeritus of Cesena-Sarsina, Italy
50.4Ordained BishopUmberto MozzoniTitular Archbishop of SideCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
23.5Ordained PriestJesús Arturo RoldánPriest of Córdoba, ArgentinaBishop of San Rafael, Argentina
BornAndrew Peter WypychKazimierza Wielka, PolandAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
6 Dec40.7AppointedEmilio Benavent EscuínAuxiliary Bishop of Málaga, SpainBishop Emeritus of Spain, Military
40.7AppointedEmilio Benavent EscuínTitular Bishop of CercinaBishop Emeritus of Spain, Military
49.5AppointedLuigi PunzoloApostolic Nuncio to ParaguayApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Velletri, Italy
49.5AppointedLuigi PunzoloTitular Archbishop of SebasteaApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Velletri, Italy
7 Dec27.6Ordained PriestLeo Rajendram AntonyPriest of Jaffna, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus of Trincomalee-Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
27.3Ordained PriestMarianus ArokiasamyPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Madurai, India
24.8Ordained PriestJean Marie Louis Bonfils, S.M.A.Priest of Society of African MissionsBishop Emeritus of Nice, France
23.0Ordained PriestPatrick DoughertyPriest of Sydney, AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Bathurst, Australia
26.9Ordained PriestMathias KappilPriestBishop Emeritus of Punalur, India
24.4Ordained PriestIsaac Youhanon KoottaplakilPriest of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankarese), IndiaBishop
28.1Ordained PriestRaphaël Nguyên Van DiêpPriest of Vinh Long, Viet NamCoadjutor Bishop Emeritus
27.0Ordained PriestBenedict SinghPriest of Georgetown, Guyana, AntillesBishop Emeritus
27.5Ordained PriestPierre Wadih TayahPriestBishop of Nuestra Señora de los Mártires del Libano en México (Maronite)
8 Dec25.1Ordained PriestManuel Batakian, I.C.P.B.Priest of Institut du Clergé Patriarcal de BzommarEparch Emeritus of Our Lady of Nareg in New York (Armenian), USA
25.0Ordained PriestGiuseppe FerraioliPriest of Roma {Rome}, ItalyOfficial Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
27.5Ordained PriestEdvaldo Gonçalves Amaral, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop Emeritus of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
24.3Ordained PriestAlvaro Raúl Jarro TobosPriestBishop Emeritus of Colombia, Military
28.8Ordained PriestEstanislao Esteban KarlicPriestCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Paraná, Argentina
25.4Ordained PriestJairo Rui Matos da SilvaPriestBishop Emeritus of Bonfim, Baia, Brazil
30.3Ordained PriestFrancis Paul McHugh, S.F.M. †Priest of Scarboro Foreign Mission SocietyPrelate Emeritus of Itacoatiara, Amazonas, Brazil
22.6Ordained PriestJusto Mullor GarcíaPriestPresident Emeritus of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, Roman Curia
23.9Ordained PriestReginald Joseph OrsmondPriest of Johannesburg, South AfricaBishop
34.3Ordained BishopJosé Humberto PaparoniBishop of Barcelona, Venezuela
26.6Ordained PriestLuíz Eugênio PérezPriestBishop Emeritus of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
50.8Ordained BishopJoão Pereira VenâncioTitular Bishop of Euroea in EpiroBishop Emeritus of Leiria, Portugal
25.0Ordained PriestOriano QuiliciPriestApostolic Nuncio to Switzerland
25.2Ordained PriestSebastião Roque Rabelo MendesPriestAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
23.8Ordained PriestCamillo RuiniPriest of Roma {Rome}, ItalyCardinal, Vicar General Emeritus
25.1Ordained PriestPaul SchruersPriest of Hasselt, BelgiumBishop Emeritus
31.0Ordained PriestPio Taofinu’u, S.M. †Priest of Society of MaryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Samoa-Apia, Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)
10 Dec BornJosé Chittooparambil, C.M.I.Neeleswaram presso ErnakulamBishop of Rajkot (Syro-Malabarese), India
11 Dec23.4Ordained PriestGuido Breña López, O.P. †Priest of Order of Friars PreachersBishop Emeritus of Ica, Peru
50.3AppointedGiuseppe FenocchioBishop of Pontremoli, ItalyBishop Emeritus
12 Dec48.2AppointedAlfredo BrunieraTitular Archbishop of Claudiopolis in HonoriadeVice President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council “Cor Unum”
48.2AppointedAlfredo BrunieraApostolic Delegate to Congo, Republic ofVice President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council “Cor Unum”
56.2Ordained BishopJoseph GennangiBishop of Kamichlié (Armenian), SyriaBishop Emeritus
BornJaime Pedro Kohl, P.S.D.P.Salvador do SulBishop of Osório, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
57.2Ordained BishopGiovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria MontiniArchbishop of Milano {Milan}, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
13 Dec BornRicardo Jorge Valenzuela RiosAsunciónBishop of Villarrica del Espíritu Santo, Paraguay
14 Dec52.4DiedJohn Baptist Choi Deok-hong (Choe, Tchoi)Vicar Apostolic of Taiku, Korea (South)
47.0AppointedCarlos Gouvêa CoelhoBishop of Niterói (Nictheroy), BrazilArchbishop of Olinda e Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
16 Dec BornArmando Martín Gutiérrez, F.A.M.Madrid, SpainBishop of Bacabal, Maranho, Brazil
18 Dec BornFernando María BargallóBuenos AiresBishop Emeritus of Merlo-Moreno, Argentina
23.2Ordained PriestJesús Domínguez GómezPriestBishop of Coria-Cáceres, Spain
29.0Ordained PriestPaul Kim Ok-kyunPriest of Seoul, Korea (South)Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
49.0AppointedFrancisco Javier Nuño y GuerreroCoadjutor Archbishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, México
49.0AppointedFrancisco Javier Nuño y GuerreroTitular Archbishop of GarellaBishop Emeritus of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, México
24.3Ordained PriestPaul Joseph Jean PoupardPriest of Paris, FranceCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Culture
22.5Ordained PriestCosmo Francesco RuppiPriest of Conversano, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Lecce, Italy
19 Dec BornNikolaus Messmer, S.J.Karaganda, KazakhstanApostolic Administrator of Kyrgyzstan
20 Dec BornFrançois Marie Aimé Marius FonluptAllègreBishop of Rodez (-Vabres), France
21 Dec48.0Ordained BishopJoseph Maria Reuß (Reuss)Titular Bishop of SinopeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Mainz, Germany
26.5Ordained PriestPeter Seiichi ShirayanagiPriest of Tōkyō, JapanCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
22 Dec BornJoseph Kwaku Afrifah-AgyekumAkimu SwedruBishop of Koforidua, Ghana
23 Dec74.8DiedEmeterio Echeverria BarrenaPrelate of Ciudad Real, Spain
25 Dec BornBernard Emmanuel Kasanda MulengaKanangaBishop of Mbujimayi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
77.0DiedLouis Le Hunsec, C.S.Sp. †Superior General Emeritus of Congregation of the Holy Spirit
26 Dec79.9DiedGirolamo CardinaleBishop of Verona, Italy
27 Dec41.7Ordained BishopGilberto BaroniTitular Bishop of ThagasteBishop Emeritus of Reggio Emilia-Guastalla, Italy
28 Dec BornEmmanuel Luc Jean-Marie DelmasFigeacBishop of Angers, France
29 Dec44.8AppointedClovis Joseph Thibauld (Thibault), P.M.E. †Prelate of Davao, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus of Davao, Philippines
44.8AppointedClovis Joseph Thibauld (Thibault), P.M.E. †Titular Bishop of CanathaArchbishop Emeritus of Davao, Philippines
30 Dec40.2AppointedJoseph Aloysius DurickAuxiliary Bishop of Mobile-Birmingham, Alabama, USABishop Emeritus of Nashville, Tennessee, USA
40.2AppointedJoseph Aloysius DurickTitular Bishop of CerbaliBishop Emeritus of Nashville, Tennessee, USA
56.0AppointedPaul Joseph Girouard, M.S. †Prefect of Morondava, MadagascarBishop of Morondava, Madagascar
42.3AppointedCharles Garrett MaloneyAuxiliary Bishop of Louisville, Kentucky, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
42.3AppointedCharles Garrett MaloneyTitular Bishop of CapsaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
31 Dec39.7AppointedFlorentino de Andrade e SilvaAuxiliary Bishop of Porto, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Faro {Algarve}, Portugal
39.7AppointedFlorentino de Andrade e SilvaTitular Bishop of HeliosebasteBishop Emeritus of Faro {Algarve}, Portugal
BornMartin David HolleyPensacola, FLAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
46.5AppointedBruno WechnerAuxiliary Bishop of Innsbruck-Feldkirch, AustriaBishop Emeritus of Feldkirch, Austria
46.5AppointedBruno WechnerTitular Bishop of CartennaeBishop Emeritus of Feldkirch, Austria

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