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The Year of Our Lord 1955

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Jul59.7AppointedGrégoire-Pierre XV (François) AgagianianPresident of the Roman Curia - OtherCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
3 Jul28.3Ordained PriestAthanase Bala, C.S.Sp.Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop Emeritus of Bafia, Cameroon
42.7AppointedGregorio Espiga e Infante, O.A.R. †Titular Bishop of AphnaeumVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Palawan, Philippines
42.7AppointedGregorio Espiga e Infante, O.A.R. †Vicar Apostolic of Palawan, PhilippinesVicar Apostolic Emeritus
44.5AppointedPaul EtogaAuxiliary Bishop of Yaoundé, CameroonBishop Emeritus of Mbalmayo, Cameroon
44.5AppointedPaul EtogaTitular Bishop of CyparissiaBishop Emeritus of Mbalmayo, Cameroon
22.8Ordained PriestCarmelo FerraroPriest of Siracusa, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Agrigento, Italy
27.0Ordained PriestMaurice Lucien Fréchard, C.S.Sp.Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritArchbishop Emeritus of Auch (-Condom-Lectoure-Lombez), France
54.7AppointedJosé Damase Laberge, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of San José del Amazonas, Peru
54.7AppointedJosé Damase Laberge, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of ClypiaVicar Apostolic of San José del Amazonas, Peru
46.4Ordained BishopAntonio María Michelato Danese, O.S.M. †Titular Bishop of ArchelaïsVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Aysén, Chile
BornNeethinathan AnthonisamyKakkanurBishop of Chingleput, India
34.3AppointedAntony PadiyaraBishop of Ootacamund, IndiaCardinal, Major Archbishop Emeritus of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), India
25.8Ordained PriestGordon Anthony Pantin, C.S.Sp. †Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritArchbishop of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
49.4AppointedUrbain-Marie Person, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic of Harar, EthiopiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
49.4AppointedUrbain-Marie Person, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of CymeVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Harar, Ethiopia
50.6AppointedFrançois-Marie-Joseph PoirierArchbishop of Port-au-Prince, HaïtiArchbishop Emeritus
22.5Ordained PriestEugenio RavignaniPriest of Trieste e Capodistria (Koper), ItalyBishop Emeritus of Trieste, Italy
Ordained BishopAndrije ŠtambukTitular Bishop of BalaneaAuxiliary Bishop of Hvar (-Brac e Vis), Croatia
44.1AppointedJohn Baptist Sye Bong-KilVicar Apostolic of Taiku, Korea (South)Archbishop Emeritus of Daegu {Taegu}, Korea (South)
44.1AppointedJohn Baptist Sye Bong-KilTitular Bishop of ChomaArchbishop Emeritus of Daegu {Taegu}, Korea (South)
42.8AppointedIreneus Wien DudVicar Apostolic of Rumbek, SudanArchbishop Emeritus of Juba, South Sudan
42.8AppointedIreneus Wien DudTitular Bishop of BarcususArchbishop Emeritus of Juba, South Sudan
BornDominique Marie Jean Denis YouGassin, FranceBishop of Santíssima Conceição do Araguaia, Brazil
25.4Ordained PriestTadeusz Józef ZawistowskiPriestAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Łomża, Poland
4 Jul48.4AppointedAntonio RavagliCoadjutor Bishop of Larino, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Modigliana, Italy
48.4AppointedAntonio RavagliTitular Bishop of Philippopolis in ArabiaBishop Emeritus of Modigliana, Italy
9 Jul BornJohn Michael BoteanCanton, OHBishop of Saint George’s in Canton (Romanian), USA
68.7ResignedJosé María Preciado y Nieva, C.M.F. †Vicar Apostolic of Darién, PanamaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
10 Jul BornJohan Jozef BonnyOostendeBishop of Antwerpen {Antwerp}, Belgium
24.0Ordained PriestEgidio CaporelloPriest of Padova {Padua}, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Mantova, Italy
26.0Ordained PriestMalcolm Patrick Galt, C.S.Sp.Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop Emeritus of Bridgetown, Barbados, Antilles
61.8Ordained BishopAngel Rodríguez Gamoneda, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of GazeraVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Iquitos, Peru
49.3AppointedJacques Henri Romeijn, M.S.F. †Vicar Apostolic of Samarinda, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus of Samarinda, Indonesia
49.3AppointedJacques Henri Romeijn, M.S.F. †Titular Bishop of Zenopolis in IsauriaBishop Emeritus of Samarinda, Indonesia
24.7Ordained PriestJoseph Bernard Louis Willigers, M.H.M. †Priest of St. Joseph’s Missionary Society of Mill HillBishop Emeritus of Jinja, Uganda
11 Jul BornPaul Alois LakraNaditoliBishop of Gumla, India
13 Jul49.4Ordained BishopJosef SchneiderArchbishop of Bamberg, GermanyArchbishop Emeritus
15 Jul30.3Ordained PriestFrancisco José Arnáiz Zarandona, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
32.6Ordained PriestAugusto Vargas Alzamora, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Lima, Peru
16 Jul BornMichel Armand Alexis Jean PansardRennesBishop of Chartres, France
17 Jul25.1Ordained PriestAnthony HitchenPriest of Liverpool, England, Great BritainAuxiliary Bishop
24.3Ordained PriestWilliam Henry KeelerPriest of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
25.6Ordained PriestHans-Reinhard KochPriest of Erfurt-Meiningen, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Erfurt, Germany
24.0Ordained PriestRudolf MüllerPriest of Görlitz, GermanyBishop Emeritus of Görlitz, Germany
28.3Ordained PriestSenan Louis O’Donnell, O.S.A.Priest of Order of St. AugustineBishop Emeritus of Maiduguri, Nigeria
18 Jul BornJean-Marie Mate Musivi MupendawatuLubero, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers
19 Jul27.6Ordained PriestPierre-Marie CotyPriestBishop Emeritus of Daloa, Côte d’Ivoire
21 Jul22.2Ordained PriestSoane Lilo Foliaki, S.M. †Priest of Society of MaryBishop Emeritus of Tonga, Pacific (Oceania)
52.0AppointedLadislau Paz, S.D.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
52.0AppointedLadislau Paz, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of Amathus in PalaestinaBishop Emeritus of Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
40.4AppointedAristide Pirovano, P.I.M.E. †Prelate of Macapá, Amapa, BrazilPrelate Emeritus of Macapá, Amapa, Brazil
40.4AppointedAristide Pirovano, P.I.M.E. †Titular Bishop of Hadriani ad OlympumPrelate Emeritus of Macapá, Amapa, Brazil
41.7AppointedSiro SilvestriBishop of Foligno, ItalyBishop Emeritus of La Spezia-Sarzana-Brugnato, Italy
23 Jul BornFaustino Armendáriz JiménezMagdalena de KinoBishop of Querétaro, México
BornAlberto Germán Bochatey Chaneton, O.S.A.Buenos AiresAuxiliary Bishop of La Plata, Argentina
24 Jul58.9AppointedPercival CazaCoadjutor Bishop of Valleyfield, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
33.5AppointedTomás Alberto Clavel MéndezBishop of David, PanamaArchbishop Emeritus of Panamá
25.8Ordained PriestJohannes Bernardus NiënhausPriest of Utrecht, NetherlandsAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
48.1Ordained BishopGiuseppe Maria SensiTitular Archbishop of SardesCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Portugal
25 Jul28.7Ordained PriestJacques Louis Léon DelaportePriestArchbishop of Cambrai, France
40.0Ordained BishopManuel P. Del RosarioTitular Bishop of ZertaBishop Emeritus of Malolos, Philippines
51.5Ordained BishopOtto Spülbeck, C.O. †Titular Bishop of ChristopolisBishop of Meißen (Meissen), Germany
BornMarjan TurnšekCeljeArchbishop Emeritus of Maribor, Slovenia
27 Jul70.1DiedFaustino Moreira dos Santos, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Santiago de Cabo Verde
85.2DiedJuan Perelló y Pou, M.S.C. †Bishop of Vic, Spain
39.7AppointedAltino Ribeiro de SantanaBishop of Sá da Bandeira, AngolaBishop of Beira, Mozambique
28 Jul41.7AppointedLuis Alfredo Carvajal RosalesAuxiliary Bishop of Portoviejo (Porto Vecchio), EcuadorBishop Emeritus
41.7AppointedLuis Alfredo Carvajal RosalesTitular Bishop of CoptusBishop Emeritus of Portoviejo (Porto Vecchio), Ecuador
29 Jul BornMartin Adjou MoumouniCotonouBishop of N’Dali, Benin
23.6Ordained PriestKamal Hanna BathishPriestAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
41.3AppointedEpifanio Surban BelmonteBishop of Dumaguete, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
30 Jul32.6Ordained PriestLuis Mario Martínez de Lejarza Valle, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusAuxiliary Bishop of Guatemala
31 Jul25.1Ordained PriestJosé Carlos Melo, C.M.Priest of Congregation of the MissionArchbishop Emeritus of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
1 Aug36.3AppointedEdmundo Luís KunzAuxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
36.3AppointedEdmundo Luís KunzTitular Bishop of Ptolemais in PhoeniciaAuxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
49.8Ordained BishopThomas Joseph McCarthyBishop of Nelson, British Columbia, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Saint Catharines, Ontario, Canada
BornStephen TjepheDanokuBishop of Loikaw, Myanmar
6 Aug27.6Ordained PriestBernhard Franz Kühnel Langer, M.S.C.Priest of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusPrelate Emeritus of Caravelí, Peru
7 Aug23.1Ordained PriestJavier Echevarría RodríguezPriest of Opus DeiPrelate
25.3Ordained PriestJulián Herranz CasadoPriest of Opus DeiCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts
43.4Ordained BishopLouis-Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Julliard, S.M. †Titular Bishop of VulturiaBishop Emeritus of Port-Vila, Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania)
23.0Ordained PriestSzilárd KeresztesPriest of Hajdúdorog (Hungarian), HungaryBishop Emeritus
9 Aug54.2Ordained BishopRené-Fernand-Eugène FourreyBishop of Belley, FranceBishop Emeritus
52.3AppointedBernard Joseph TopelCoadjutor Bishop of Spokane, Washington, USABishop Emeritus
52.3AppointedBernard Joseph TopelTitular Bishop of BindaBishop Emeritus of Spokane, Washington, USA
10 Aug68.1DiedJorge Antonio Larraín CotaposBishop of Chillán, Chile
71.9DiedLouis LiagreBishop of La Rochelle (-Saintes), France
48.4SucceededFrançois Xavier Arthur Florent MorilleauBishop of La Rochelle (-Saintes), FranceBishop Emeritus
BornManfred ScheuerHaibach ob der DonauBishop of Innsbruck, Austria
11 Aug BornVladimír Fekete, S.D.B.Bratislava, SlovakiaPrefect of Azerbaijan
44.4Ordained BishopLonginus Gabriel PereiraTitular Bishop of VadaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bombay, India
12 Aug62.8AppointedEmilio BaroncelliBishop of Recanati, ItalyBishop Emeritus
81.2AppointedAluigi CossioTitular Archbishop of Sebastopolis in AbasgiaBishop Emeritus of Recanati, Italy
81.2RetiredAluigi CossioBishop of Recanati, ItalyBishop Emeritus
13 Aug67.9DiedMario VianelloArchbishop of Perugia, Italy
14 Aug28.1Ordained PriestStephen Hector Youssef DoueihiPriest of Batrun (Maronite), LebanonBishop Emeritus of Saint Maron of Brooklyn (Maronite), New York, USA
15 Aug22.6Ordained PriestGiuseppe CostanzoPriest of Acireale, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Siracusa, Italy
33.2Ordained PriestSimon TonyéPriest of Douala, CameroonArchbishop Emeritus of Douala, Cameroon
19 Aug BornIbrahim Isaac SidrakBeni-ChokeirPatriarch of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt
DiedAndrije ŠtambukAuxiliary Bishop of Hvar (-Brac e Vis), Croatia
20 Aug BornPaulo Romeu Dantas BastosNuova-SoureBishop of Alagoinhas, Bahia, Brazil
21 Aug54.5Ordained BishopAlonso Silveira de Mello, S.J. †Titular Bishop of NasaiPrelate Emeritus of Diamantino, Mato Grosso, Brazil
45.9Ordained BishopDominic Aloysius VendargonBishop of Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaArchbishop Emeritus of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
22 Aug65.2DiedIldebrando Vannucci, O.S.B. †Abbot of San Paolo fuori le Mura, Italy
24 Aug38.1Ordained BishopPeter Bernard PereiraTitular Bishop of UrusiBishop of Trivandrum, India
26 Aug49.5AppointedGiovanni MocelliniBishop of Comacchio, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Adria, Italy
27 Aug37.8InstalledFrancisco de Borja Valenzuela RíosApostolic Administrator of Copiapó, ChileBishop Emeritus of Valparaíso, Chile
28 Aug42.0Ordained BishopFrancis ChanBishop of Penang, Malaysia
49.5Ordained BishopUrbain-Marie Person, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of CymeVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Harar, Ethiopia
36.5Ordained BishopJosé de Jesús Pimiento RodriguezTitular Bishop of ApollonisCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Manizales, Colombia
44.2AppointedEladio Vicuña AránguizBishop of Chillán, ChileArchbishop Emeritus of Puerto Montt, Chile
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