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The Year of Our Lord 1957

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown49.4ResignedAlberto CastelliAuxiliary Bishop of Sabina e Poggio Mirteto, ItalyVice President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Laity
DiedIlluminato Colombo, O.F.M. †Prefect of Misurata, Libya
DiedGiuseppe Gerardo Grondin, M.M. †Prefect of Musoma, Tanzania
AppointedMaroun Harica, O.A.M. †Superior General of Antonin Maronite Order (Maronite)Superior General Emeritus
48.8ResignedDaniel IvanchoTitular Bishop of EuropusApostolic Exarch Emeritus of United States of America (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania
AppointedHonoré Jouneaux, O.M.I. †Prefect of Pala, Chad
DiedMaurizio Le Mailloux, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of Kankan, Guinea
AppointedLudwika Nowaka, O.S.P.P.E. †Prior General of Order of Saint Paul the First HermitPrior General Emeritus
78.8RetiredPio PaschiniRector of the Pontifical Lateran UniversityRector Emeritus
75.7AppointedPierre-Jean-Marie-Louis Peurois, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Rabat, Morocco
84.4RetiredAngelo RottaOfficial of the Secretariat of StateOfficial Emeritus
DiedMarcello Saint-Denis, M. Afr. †Prefect of Northern Nyassa, Malawi
58.0AppointedMichel Sudres, C.S.V. †Superior General of Clerics of Saint ViatorSuperior General Emeritus
ResignedPaul Sakuzo UchinoPrefect of Urawa, JapanPrefect Emeritus
AppointedJean Van der Heyden, S.V.D. †Prefect of Kenge, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
2 Jan45.1AppointedThomas Joseph McDonoughAuxiliary Bishop of Savannah, Georgia, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
4 Jan35.8AppointedRobert Chopard-Lallier, S.M.A. †Prefect of Parakou, BeninPrefect Emeritus
43.8AppointedJoão José da Mota e AlbuquerqueBishop of Afogados da Ingazeira, Pernambuco, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of São Luís do Maranhão, Maranho, Brazil
5 Jan95.5DiedAlexandre CaillotBishop of Grenoble, France
54.9SucceededAndré-Jacques FougeratBishop of Grenoble, FranceBishop Emeritus
55.1AppointedJean-Emmanuel MarquèsArchbishop of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur), France
6 Jan65.5DiedJoseph MeileBishop of Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
BornJuan Antonio Menéndez FernándezVillamarín de SalcedoAuxiliary Bishop of Oviedo, Spain
24.7Ordained PriestJulio Ojeda Pascual, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorVicar Apostolic Emeritus of San Ramón, Peru
42.2Ordained BishopJoseph Gustave Roland Prévost Godard, P.M.E. †Titular Bishop of AmmaedaraVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Pucallpa, Peru
71.5AppointedGiacomo RossoTitular Bishop of MyndusBishop Emeritus of Cuneo, Italy
71.5ResignedGiacomo RossoBishop of Cuneo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
8 Jan62.0AppointedLuigi PirelliTitular Bishop of LysiasBishop of Sovana e Pitigliano, Italy
62.0ResignedLuigi PirelliBishop of Andria, ItalyBishop of Sovana e Pitigliano, Italy
10 Jan90.1DiedFelix Ambrosio Guerra, S.D.B. †Archbishop Emeritus of Santiago de Cuba
11 Jan46.2AppointedSilvio Angelo Pio OddiApostolic Internuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic ofCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
BornLuciano SurianiAtessa, ItalyOfficial of the Secretariat of State
42.9AppointedMarcel Evariste Van Rengen, C.J. †Prefect of Mweka, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop of Mweka, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
12 Jan49.8AppointedMarino BergonziniBishop of Volterra, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Faenza-Modigliana, Italy
13 Jan43.9Ordained BishopGeraldo Fernandes Bijos, C.M.F. †Bishop of Londrina, BrazilArchbishop of Londrina, Parana, Brazil
68.3DiedJohann Paul Odendahl Metz, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Limón, Costa Rica
14 Jan72.1DiedRobert John ArmstrongBishop of Sacramento, California, USA
57.5AppointedJustin James Field, O.P. †Bishop of Saint George’s in Grenada, Grenada, Antilles
45.5AppointedCharles Alphonse H.J. Gachet, F.M.I. †Bishop of Castries, Saint Lucia, AntillesBishop Emeritus
54.8SucceededJoseph Thomas McGuckenBishop of Sacramento, California, USAArchbishop Emeritus of San Francisco, California, USA
49.6AppointedGiuseppe Maria SensiApostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and PalestineCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Portugal
15 Jan43.4AppointedJulius August DöpfnerBishop of Berlin, GermanyCardinal, Archbishop of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
16 Jan28.4Ordained PriestLawrence Khai Saen-Phon-OnPriest of Thare, ThailandArchbishop Emeritus of Thare and Nonseng, Thailand
17 Jan61.7AppointedCândido Bento Maria Penso, O.P. †Bishop of Goiás, Goias, Brazil
63.5AppointedFrancisco Prada Carrera, C.M.F. †Bishop of Uruaçu (Uruassu), Goias, BrazilBishop Emeritus
54.3AppointedAbel Ribeiro CameloBishop of Jataí, Goias, BrazilBishop of Goiás, Goias, Brazil
18 Jan68.0AppointedCândido Julio Bampi, O.F.M. Cap. †Auxiliary Bishop of Caxias, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop of Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
19 Jan45.8AppointedRamón Pastor Bogarín ArgañaBishop of San Juan Bautista de las Misiones, Paraguay
BornJulián Ruiz MartorellCuencaBishop of Huesca, Spain
20 Jan40.5Ordained BishopJaime Luiz CoelhoBishop of Maringá, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Maringá, Parana, Brazil
52.4Ordained BishopArthur Francis FoxTitular Bishop of RhinocoruraBishop Emeritus of Sale, Australia
21 Jan52.2AppointedJohannes Wiesen, S.V.D. †Prelate of Encarnación y Alto Paraná, Paraguay
23 Jan BornRaymond Anthony BrowneAthloneBishop of Kerry, Ireland
BornJosé Luiz Ferreira Salles, C.SS.R.ItirapinaBishop of Pesqueira, Pernambuco, Brazil
24 Jan49.2Ordained BishopJames Darcy FreemanTitular Bishop of Hermopolis ParvaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Sydney, Australia
25 Jan25.3Ordained PriestFrancisco Batistela, C.SS.R. †Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop Emeritus of Bom Jesus da Lapa, Bahia, Brazil
49.5AppointedSecundo TagliabueBishop of Anglona-Tursi, ItalyBishop Emeritus
26 Jan48.9AppointedJohn Kwao Amuzu AggeyAuxiliary Bishop of Lagos, NigeriaArchbishop
48.9AppointedJohn Kwao Amuzu AggeyTitular Bishop of SigusArchbishop of Lagos, Nigeria
66.2AppointedValeriano Ludovico Arroyo Paniego, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Requena, PeruVicar Apostolic Emeritus
66.2AppointedValeriano Ludovico Arroyo Paniego, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of GomphiVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Requena, Peru
56.3AppointedEugene Joseph Butler, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Mombasa e Zanzibar, KenyaBishop Emeritus of Mombasa, Kenya
45.1AppointedJohn A. Choi Jae-seonVicar Apostolic of Pusan, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus of Busan {Pusan}, Korea (South)
45.1AppointedJohn A. Choi Jae-seonTitular Bishop of FussalaBishop Emeritus of Busan {Pusan}, Korea (South)
47.5AppointedHarold William Henry, S.S.C.M.E. †Titular Bishop of CorydalaApostolic Administrator of Cheju, Korea (South)
47.5AppointedHarold William Henry, S.S.C.M.E. †Vicar Apostolic of Kwangju, Korea (South)Apostolic Administrator of Cheju, Korea (South)
50.4AppointedBartholomew Kim Kyon PaeTitular Bishop of AgbiaVicar Apostolic of Chonju, Korea (South)
50.4AppointedBartholomew Kim Kyon PaeVicar Apostolic of Chonju, Korea (South)
44.0AppointedRudolf Johannes Maria Koppmann, O.M.I. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Windhoek, NamibiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Windhoek, Namibia
44.0AppointedRudolf Johannes Maria Koppmann, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of Dalisandus in PamphyliaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Windhoek, Namibia
58.1AppointedEmile-Charles-Raymond PirolleyBishop of Nancy (-Toul), France
27 Jan53.5DiedPierre Bonneau, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Douala, Cameroon
55.3Ordained BishopFrancisco José Castro y RamírezBishop of Santiago de María, El Salvador
56.2AppointedJustin Joseph McCarthyBishop of Camden, New Jersey, USA
25.9Ordained PriestJosé Carlos de Oliveira, C.SS.R.Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop Emeritus of Rubiataba-Mozarlândia, Goias, Brazil
28 Jan86.6DiedQuirinus Clement BonefacicBishop Emeritus of Split-Makarska (Spalato-Macarska), Croatia
68.0DiedDenis Leonid VarouhasApostolic Exarch of Istanbul (Constantinople) (Greek), Turkey
29 Jan47.5Ordained BishopJoseph Bernard BruniniTitular Bishop of AxomisBishop Emeritus of Jackson, Mississippi, USA
41.9AppointedHermínio Malzone HugoBishop of Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
2 Feb44.6AppointedGuillermo BolattiAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaArchbishop of Rosario, Argentina
44.6AppointedGuillermo BolattiTitular Bishop of LimataArchbishop of Rosario, Argentina
47.8Ordained BishopAlexander CarterTitular Bishop of SitaBishop Emeritus of Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada
24.5Ordained PriestJohn Michael D’ArcyPriest of Boston, Massachusetts, USABishop Emeritus of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USA
46.9Ordained BishopPierre-Paul-Émile Martin, S.M. †Titular Bishop of SelinusArchbishop Emeritus of Nouméa, New Caledonia, Pacific (Oceania)
BornEdney Gouvêa MattosoRio de JaneiroBishop of Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
20.9ProfessedJulio Terrazas Sandoval, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
3 Feb34.7Ordained BishopBernardin GantinTitular Bishop of Tipasa in MauretaniaCardinal, Dean Emeritus of the College of Cardinals
54.9AppointedAugusto GianfranceschiBishop of Cesena, ItalyBishop Emeritus
49.1AppointedHeinrich Maria JanssenBishop of Hildesheim, GermanyBishop Emeritus
5 Feb39.1AppointedAníbal Maricevich FleitasAuxiliary Bishop of Asunción, ParaguayBishop Emeritus of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en Paraguay
39.1AppointedAníbal Maricevich FleitasTitular Bishop of Diocletianopolis in PalaestinaBishop Emeritus of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en Paraguay
7 Feb80.7DiedFelice Agostino Addeo, O.S.A. †Bishop Emeritus of Nicosia, Italy
9 Feb28.0Ordained PriestAmbrogio Ravasi, I.M.C.Priest of Consolata MissionariesBishop Emeritus of Marsabit, Kenya
BornJohn Ribat, M.S.C.VolavoloArchbishop of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
10 Feb51.2AppointedGiuseppe OlivottiAuxiliary Bishop of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
51.2AppointedGiuseppe OlivottiTitular Bishop of SamosAuxiliary Bishop of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
45.8Ordained BishopGermán Villa Gaviria, C.I.M. †Titular Bishop of LamdiaArchbishop Emeritus of Barranquilla, Colombia
12 Feb48.8Ordained BishopWilhelmus Marinus BekkersTitular Bishop of ThasusBishop of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), Netherlands
14 Feb42.9AppointedJames Robert KnoxApostolic Internuncio to IndiaCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for the Family
15 Feb58.8AppointedJohn of the Cross AnyoguAuxiliary Bishop of Onitsha, NigeriaBishop of Enugu, Nigeria
58.8AppointedJohn of the Cross AnyoguTitular Bishop of Magnesia ad MaeandrumBishop of Enugu, Nigeria
65.1DiedLeoncio Fernández Galilea, C.M.F. †Vicar Apostolic of Fernando Poo, Equatorial Guinea
36.1AppointedJames William GleesonAuxiliary Bishop of Adelaide, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus
36.1AppointedJames William GleesonTitular Bishop of SestaArchbishop Emeritus of Adelaide, Australia
45.6AppointedDonal Raymond Lamont, O. Carm. †Bishop of Umtali, ZimbabweBishop Emeritus
16 Feb41.9AppointedMarcello MorganteBishop of Ascoli Piceno, ItalyBishop Emeritus
53.9AppointedGuido TonettiArchbishop (Personal Title) of Cuneo, ItalyBishop
17 Feb57.9Ordained BishopJosé Castelltort SubeyreBishop of Astorga, Spain
28.1Ordained PriestJohn NjengaPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Mombasa, Kenya
18 Feb BornLuis Gonzaga Silva Pepeu, O.F.M. Cap.CaruaruArchbishop of Vitória da Conquista, Bahia, Brazil
19 Feb BornJean Marie Prida InthirathMuang PhineVicar Apostolic of Savannakhet, Laos
20 Feb BornMario GrechQalaBishop of Gozo, Malta
45.2InstalledThomas Joseph McDonoughAuxiliary Bishop of Savannah, Georgia, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
BornZolile Peter Mpambani, S.C.I.UmlamiBishop of Kokstad, South Africa
23 Feb BornJosé Gislon, O.F.M. Cap.IbiramaBishop of Erexim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
28.8IncardinatedWolfgang Große (Grosse)Priest of Essen, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
77.5DiedJules Benjamin JeanmardBishop Emeritus of Lafayette, Louisiana, USA
24 Feb24.4Ordained PriestStanisław Padewski, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop Emeritus of Kharkiv-Zaporizhia, Ukraine
25 Feb36.3Ordained BishopArnold Boghaert, C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of SufetulaBishop of Roseau, Dominica, Antilles
38.7Ordained BishopPablo Correa LeónTitular Bishop of GisipaBishop Emeritus of Cúcuta, Colombia
59.4Ordained BishopFrancis John Doyle, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of OnuphisBishop Emeritus of Sideia, Papua New Guinea
48.3Ordained BishopAndrew Gregory GrutkaBishop of Gary, Indiana, USABishop Emeritus
50.3Ordained BishopJoannes Maria Michael Holterman, O.P. †Titular Bishop of VagadaBishop Emeritus of Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles, Antilles
34.1Ordained BishopMaurice Michael OtungaTitular Bishop of TacapaeCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Nairobi, Kenya
29.0Ordained PriestSiméon OualliPriest of Basse-Terre (et Pointe-à-Pitre), Guadeloupe, AntillesBishop Emeritus
44.1Ordained BishopJoseph Louis André OuelletteTitular Bishop of CarrhaeBishop Emeritus of Mont-Laurier, Québec, Canada
50.0AppointedGiuseppe PaupiniApostolic Nuncio to GuatemalaCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
50.0AppointedGiuseppe PaupiniApostolic Nuncio to El SalvadorCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
50.3AppointedGennaro VerolinoApostolic Nuncio to Costa RicaPresident Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission for Sacred Archeology
26 Feb49.3Ordained BishopIgnatius John Doggett, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of MundinitzaBishop Emeritus of Aitape, Papua New Guinea
BornHervé Jean Robert GiraudTournon nell’ArdècheBishop of Soissons (-Laon-Saint-Quentin), France
55.0InstalledLeo Aloysius PursleyBishop of Fort Wayne, Indiana, USABishop Emeritus of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USA
27 Feb37.5Ordained BishopCarlos Arturo Brown, M.M. †Titular Bishop of VallisAuxiliary Bishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
48.3Ordained BishopHarry Anselm ClinchTitular Bishop of BadiaeBishop Emeritus of Monterey in California, USA
44.1Ordained BishopHilary Baumann HackerBishop of Bismarck, North Dakota, USABishop Emeritus
BornAnton LosingerFriedbergAuxiliary Bishop of Augsburg, Germany
28 Feb44.1Ordained BishopGérard CouturierBishop of Golfe St-Laurent, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Hauterive, Québec, Canada
BornJosé Ronaldo RibeiroUberabaBishop of Formosa, Goias, Brazil
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