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The Year of Our Lord 1959

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 May BornDarci José Nicioli, C.SS.R.JacutingaAuxiliary Bishop of Aparecida, Sao Paulo, Brazil
51.1Ordained BishopAngelo Tarantino, F.S.C.J. †Bishop of Arua, UgandaBishop Emeritus
2 May37.6AppointedAlfred BengschAuxiliary Bishop of Berlin, GermanyCardinal, Bishop
37.6AppointedAlfred BengschTitular Bishop of TubiaCardinal, Bishop of Berlin, Germany
3 May BornVincenzo PisanelloGalatinaBishop of Oria, Italy
4 May62.7SucceededPaul-Léon-Jean ChevalierBishop of Le Mans, FranceBishop Emeritus
87.0DiedGeorges-François-Xavier-Marie GrenteCardinal, Bishop of Le Mans, France
7 May34.7Ordained BishopSerafim Fernandes de AraújoTitular Bishop of VerinopolisCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
27.5Ordained PriestWilliam Benedict FriendPriest of Mobile-Birmingham, Alabama, USABishop Emeritus of Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
35.7Ordained PriestJoseph Lawson HowzePriestBishop Emeritus of Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
70.3DiedCrisanto Luque y SánchezCardinal, Archbishop of Bogotá, Colombia
64.5DiedJoseph-Jean-Yves MarcadéBishop Emeritus of Laval, France
8 May BornJames ThoppilKottayamBishop of Kohima, India
9 May39.7AppointedJosé Dalvit, F.S.C.J. †Bishop of São Mateus, Espirito Santo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
42.6AppointedDiego Parodi, M.C.C.I. †Prelate of Santo Antônio de Balsas, Maranho, BrazilBishop of Ischia, Italy
42.6AppointedDiego Parodi, M.C.C.I. †Titular Bishop of CentenariaBishop of Ischia, Italy
10 May BornJean-Marie Benoît BallaOwengBishop of Bafia, Cameroon
BornAlmeida Kanda (Canda)CangolaBishop of Ndalatando, Angola
11 May42.7Ordained BishopJuan Nicolasora NilmarTitular Bishop of ZaparaBishop Emeritus of Kalibo, Philippines
12 May BornMark DaviesManchesterBishop of Shrewsbury, England, Great Britain
81.4DiedPeter Janser, S.V.D. †Prefect Emeritus of Indore, India
14 May48.2AppointedRaymond-Marie-Joseph de La Moureyre, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Mouila, GabonBishop Emeritus
64.8AppointedPaul Aijirô YamaguchiArchbishop of Nagasaki, JapanArchbishop Emeritus
15 May79.1AppointedJoseph James Byrne, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of AbaradiraBishop Emeritus of Moshi, Tanzania
79.1RetiredJoseph James Byrne, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Moshi, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
72.0AppointedWilliam Thomas Porter, S.M.A. †Titular Archbishop of LemnusArchbishop Emeritus of Cape Coast, Ghana
72.0ResignedWilliam Thomas Porter, S.M.A. †Archbishop of Cape Coast, GhanaArchbishop Emeritus
42.3AppointedVenedictos PrintesisArchbishop of Athēnai {Athens}, GreeceArchbishop Emeritus
BornCharles Jude SciclunaToronto, CanadaAuxiliary Bishop of Malta
16 May54.9AppointedGiuseppe BonaciniBishop of Bertinoro, Italy
54.4AppointedJohn Joseph MaguireAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USACoadjutor Archbishop Emeritus
54.4AppointedJohn Joseph MaguireTitular Bishop of AntiphraeCoadjutor Archbishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
80.5AppointedFerdinand de PiontekApostolic Administrator of Görlitz, Germany
80.5AppointedFerdinand de PiontekTitular Bishop of BarcaApostolic Administrator of Görlitz, Germany
17 May BornJojo AnandMinjiutgarha-KutungiaBishop of Hazaribag, India
24.3Ordained PriestGilberto FernándezPriest of Miami, Florida, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Miami, Florida, USA
47.4Ordained BishopAnthony Gogo Nwedo, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Umuahia, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
45.8Ordained BishopCristiano Portela de Araújo PenaBishop of Divinópolis, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
18 May67.5AppointedLuis Concha CórdobaArchbishop of Bogotá, ColombiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
54.9Ordained BishopHenri-Martin-Félix JennyTitular Bishop of LycaoniaArchbishop Emeritus of Cambrai, France
45.0Ordained BishopMarcelo Mendiharat PommiesTitular Bishop of ZertaBishop Emeritus of Salto, Uruguay
19 May67.5AppointedLuis Concha CórdobaBishop of Colombia, MilitaryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bogotá, Colombia
BornSergio Alfredo FenoyRosarioBishop of San Miguel, Argentina
28.1Ordained PriestEugene John GerberPriest of Wichita, Kansas, USABishop Emeritus
49.7Ordained BishopRobert Emmet TracyTitular Bishop of SergentzaBishop Emeritus of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
20 May44.5AppointedGiuseppe (Joseph) CaprioApostolic Internuncio to ChinaCardinal, Grand Master Emeritus of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
61.8AppointedHenryk GrzondzielAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno, Poland
61.8AppointedHenryk GrzondzielTitular Bishop of AthribisAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno, Poland
54.5AppointedGeorges JacquotCoadjutor Bishop of Gap, FranceArchbishop of Marseille, France
54.5AppointedGeorges JacquotTitular Bishop of Irenopolis in CiliciaArchbishop of Marseille, France
BornJoseph SpiteriSliema, MaltaApostolic Nuncio to Côte d’Ivoire
21 May46.7AppointedFranz Janssen, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Gimma, EthiopiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
46.7AppointedFranz Janssen, C.M. †Titular Bishop of CoelianaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Gimma, Ethiopia
80.0DiedJan (Johannes) Nepomuk RemigerAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
23 May23.6Ordained PriestBruno BertagnaPriestVice President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts
25.5Ordained PriestThomas Ludger DupréPriest of Springfield, Massachusetts, USABishop Emeritus
36.0Ordained PriestRené Henry GracidaPriest of Miami, Florida, USABishop Emeritus of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
26.4Ordained PriestEdmund F. McCaffreyPriest of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot Emeritus of Belmont-Mary Help of Christians, North Carolina, USA
52.2AppointedGiuseppe PaupiniApostolic Nuncio to ColombiaCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
26.5Ordained PriestAnthony Michael PillaPriest of Cleveland, Ohio, USABishop Emeritus
26.8Ordained PriestTiago PostmaPriest of Haarlem, NetherlandsBishop Emeritus of Garanhuns, Pernambuco, Brazil
75.1AppointedJesús Villareal y FierroBishop of San Andrés Tuxtla, Veracruz, México
24 May26.6Ordained PriestCharles CaruanaPriest of GibraltarBishop Emeritus
58.8Ordained BishopAmand Louis Marie Antoine Hubert, S.M.A. †Titular Bishop of SaisVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Eliopoli di Egitto, Egypt
22.9Ordained PriestJean-Claude TurcottePriest of Montréal, Québec, CanadaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
BornJosé Trinidad Zapata OrtizZacatecasBishop of Papantla, Puebla, México
25 May64.4AppointedLucio Torreblanca y TapiaArchbishop of Durango, México
27 May48.9SucceededJavier Miguel Ariz Huarte, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Maldonado, PeruAuxiliary Bishop of Lima, Peru
75.8DiedJosé María García Graín, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Maldonado, Peru
48.7AppointedIgnace Antoine II HayekArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Syrian), SyriaPatriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
28 May66.9DiedJan Piotr StepaBishop of Tarnów, Poland
27.7Ordained PriestJoseph Edward TroyPriest of Bathurst in Canada, New BrunswickBishop Emeritus of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
29 May39.3AppointedAlphonse Chantoux, C.SS.R. †Prefect of Fada N’Gourma, Burkina FasoPrefect Emeritus
30 May25.8Ordained PriestWilliam Leo HigiPriest of Lafayette in Indiana, USABishop Emeritus
46.0AppointedOthon MottaCoadjutor Bishop of Campanha, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
27.2Ordained PriestMatthew Francis UstrzyckiPriest of Hamilton, Ontario, CanadaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
31 May BornVlado KošićDružbinecBishop of Sisak, Croatia
79.2DiedJules LecouvetAuxiliary Bishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
51.4Ordained BishopPierre François Lehaen, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of HyllarimaBishop Emeritus of Sakania, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
39.3Ordained BishopJuan Félix Pepén y SolimanBishop of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus
1 Jun73.9DiedAngelo FicarraBishop Emeritus of Patti, Italy
BornAlfred Adewale MartinsAbeokutaArchbishop of Lagos, Nigeria
66.6DiedWilliam Theodore MulloyBishop of Covington, Kentucky, USA
2 Jun BornMichel AounDammourBishop of Jbeil {Byblos} (Maronite), Lebanon
BornVarghese Thottamkara, C.M.Thottuva, IndiaVicar Apostolic of Nekemte, Ethiopia
3 Jun BornBonaventure NahimanaGisebuziBishop of Rutana, Burundi
4 Jun63.2AppointedJohn BurkeBishop of Simla, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Simla and Chandigarh, India
45.9AppointedAngelo Innocent FernandesCoadjutor Archbishop of Delhi, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
45.9AppointedAngelo Innocent FernandesTitular Archbishop of Novae PatraeArchbishop Emeritus of Delhi, India
5 Jun31.4Ordained PriestAuguste NobouPriest of Bouaké, Côte d’IvoireArchbishop Emeritus of Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire
73.3AppointedBernard James SheilTitular Archbishop of SelgeAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
6 Jun38.7AppointedPaul-Maurice Choquet, C.S.C. †Auxiliary Bishop of Cap-Haïtien, HaïtiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
38.7AppointedPaul-Maurice Choquet, C.S.C. †Titular Bishop of Diospolis InferiorAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Cap-Haïtien, Haïti
75.3DiedCarlo FalcinelliBishop Emeritus of Jesi, Italy
28.0Ordained PriestRichard Charles Patrick HanifenPriest of Denver, Colorado, USABishop Emeritus of Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
25.8Ordained PriestBernard Joseph HarringtonPriest of Detroit, Michigan, USABishop Emeritus of Winona, Minnesota, USA
60.4AppointedJohann LenhardtAuxiliary Bishop of Bamberg, Germany
60.4AppointedJohann LenhardtTitular Bishop of CarystusAuxiliary Bishop of Bamberg, Germany
27.4Ordained PriestJohn Joseph NevinsPriest of Miami, Florida, USABishop Emeritus of Venice, Florida, USA
7 Jun BornMatthew Ishaya AuduRafin-PaBishop of Lafia, Nigeria
41.0Ordained BishopCostanzo MicciTitular Bishop of HadrianiaBishop of Fano, Italy
23.7Ordained PriestStefan MoskwaPriest of Przemyśl, PolandAuxiliary Bishop of Przemyśl, Poland
46.4AppointedPierre Marie Joseph VeuillotBishop of Angers, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
10 Jun BornBernardito Cleopas AuzaTalibon, PhilippinesApostolic Nuncio to United Nations
61.3AppointedJean-Baptiste Boivin, S.M.A. †Titular Archbishop of ViminaciumArchbishop Emeritus of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
61.3ResignedJean-Baptiste Boivin, S.M.A. †Archbishop of Abidjan, Côte d’IvoireArchbishop Emeritus
67.6DiedJob Chen Chi-ming (Ki-meng), C.M. †Bishop of Zhengding [Chengting], China
11 Jun37.8Ordained BishopAlfred BengschTitular Bishop of TubiaCardinal, Bishop of Berlin, Germany
44.5Ordained BishopAlejandro Durán MoreiraBishop of San Carlos de Ancud, ChileBishop Emeritus of Rancagua, Chile
25.5Ordained PriestGehard JakobPriest of Trier, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop
46.5AppointedMichel NtuyahagaVicar Apostolic of Usumbura, BurundiBishop Emeritus of Bujumbura, Burundi
46.5AppointedMichel NtuyahagaTitular Bishop of AlabandaBishop Emeritus of Bujumbura, Burundi
49.7Ordained BishopPaul Piché, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of OrcistusBishop Emeritus of Mackenzie-Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada
BornDaniel Edward ThomasPhiladelphiaBishop of Toledo, Ohio, USA
12 Jun BornPetar Antun RajičToronto, CanadaApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
13 Jun39.0AppointedLuis Munive EscobarBishop of Tlaxcala, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
14 Jun24.2Ordained PriestIstván Ács, O.S.P.P.E. †Priest of Order of Saint Paul the First HermitAuxiliary Bishop of Eger, Hungary
22.9Ordained PriestClaudio BagginiPriestBishop Emeritus of Vigevano, Italy
24.1Ordained PriestJohn Kevin BolandPriest of Savannah, Georgia, USABishop Emeritus
BornHervé GaschignardSaint-NazaireBishop of Aire et Dax, France
BornBenjamin S. PhiriChongololoAuxiliary Bishop of Chipata, Zambia
BornAntonio StaglianòIsola Capo RizzutoBishop of Noto, Italy
BornAlex Joseph VadakumthalaMaradu-PanangadBishop of Kannur, India
15 Jun BornPaul Dennis EtienneTell City, INBishop of Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
BornBaselios Cleemis (Isaac) ThottunkalNedungadappallyCardinal, Major Archbishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankarese), India
16 Jun50.1AppointedLino ZaniniTitular Archbishop of Hadrianopolis in HaemimontoOfficial Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
50.1AppointedLino ZaniniApostolic Nuncio to Dominican RepublicOfficial Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
17 Jun BornThierry Marie Jacques Brac de la PerrièreLyonBishop of Nevers, France
18 Jun BornJenő SchönbergerTurulungBishop of Satu Mare {Szatmár}, Romania
20 Jun40.6AppointedEdilberto Dinkelborg, O.F.M. †Bishop of Oeiras, BrazilBishop of Oeiras-Floriano, Piaui, Brazil
73.8RetiredManuel Könner, S.V.D. †Prelate of Foz do Iguaçu (Iguassú), BrazilPrelate Emeritus
55.9AppointedMário de Miranda Vilas-BoasArchbishop of Paraíba, Paraiba, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
43.8AppointedManuel Pereira da CostaBishop of Nazaré, Pernambuco, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Campina Grande, Paraiba, Brazil
BornAntonino RaspantiAlcamoBishop of Acireale, Italy
45.7AppointedPaulo Hipólito de Souza LibórioBishop of Parnaíba, Piaui, BrazilBishop Emeritus
21 Jun25.6Ordained PriestJoseph CassidyPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Tuam, Ireland
44.5InstalledAlejandro Durán MoreiraBishop of San Carlos de Ancud, ChileBishop Emeritus of Rancagua, Chile
42.7Ordained BishopDiego Parodi, M.C.C.I. †Titular Bishop of CentenariaBishop of Ischia, Italy
42.4Ordained BishopVenedictos PrintesisArchbishop of Athēnai {Athens}, GreeceArchbishop Emeritus
65.2Ordained BishopPaolo SavinoTitular Bishop of Caesarea in ThessaliaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
22 Jun61.5Ordained BishopCharles-Marie-Jacques GuilhemTitular Bishop of ArethusaBishop Emeritus of Laval, France
58.7AppointedBernhard SchräderAuxiliary Bishop of Osnabrück, Germany
58.7AppointedBernhard SchräderTitular Bishop of ScyrusAuxiliary Bishop of Osnabrück, Germany
24 Jun80.6Ordained BishopFerdinand de PiontekTitular Bishop of BarcaApostolic Administrator of Görlitz, Germany
27 Jun48.3AppointedAngélico Melotto Mazzardo, O.F.M. †Bishop of Sololá, GuatemalaBishop Emeritus
28 Jun24.3Ordained PriestGiuseppe AnfossiPriestBishop Emeritus of Aosta, Italy
34.0Ordained PriestBarthélémy BatantuPriest of Brazzaville, CongoArchbishop Emeritus
68.0DiedBernardo Botero Álvarez, C.M. †Archbishop of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia
23.1Ordained PriestAdriano CaprioliPriest of Milano {Milan}, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Reggio Emilia-Guastalla, Italy
23.3Ordained PriestRenato CortiPriest of Milano {Milan}, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy
26.6Ordained PriestMarco FerrariPriestAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Milano {Milan}, Italy
23.4Ordained PriestGervasio GestoriPriestBishop Emeritus of San Benedetto del Tronto-Ripatransone-Montalto, Italy
24.4Ordained PriestJuliusz PaetzPriest of Poznań, PolandArchbishop Emeritus
64.8DiedLuis Pérez Hernández, C.I.M. †Bishop of Cúcuta, Colombia
24.3Ordained PriestSalim SayeghPriest of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, PalestineAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
23.1Ordained PriestStanisław Stefanek, S. Chr.Priest of Society of Christ for Polish ImmigrantsBishop Emeritus of Łomża, Poland
27.1Ordained PriestMichael Wiwchar, C.SS.R.Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop Emeritus of Saskatoon (Ukrainian), Canada
29 Jun23.1Ordained PriestLuiz Gonzaga BergonziniPriestBishop Emeritus of Guarulhos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
55.0Ordained BishopGiuseppe BonaciniBishop of Bertinoro, Italy
39.8Ordained BishopJosé Dalvit, F.S.C.J. †Bishop of São Mateus, Espirito Santo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
27.7Ordained PriestCarlos Alberto Etchandy Gimeno NavarroPriest of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArchbishop of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
50.6Ordained BishopAdolf Fürstenberg, M. Afr. †Bishop of Abercorn, ZambiaBishop Emeritus of Mbala, Zambia
23.6Ordained PriestFrancisco Clavel GilPriest of México, Federal DistrictAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
24.4Ordained PriestPaul IbyPriest of Burgenland, AustriaBishop Emeritus of Eisenstadt, Austria
54.5Ordained BishopJohn Joseph MaguireTitular Bishop of AntiphraeCoadjutor Archbishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
31.2Ordained PriestPierre Augustin Tchouanga, S.C.I. †Priest of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartBishop Emeritus of Doumé-Abong’ Mbang, Cameroon
33.9Ordained PriestJean-Pierre-Dominique Zévaco, C.M.Priest of Congregation of the MissionBishop Emeritus of Tôlagnaro, Madagascar
26.6Ordained PriestAugusto José Zini FilhoPriestBishop of Limeira, Sao Paulo, Brazil
30 Jun57.6AppointedAdolf BolteBishop of Fulda, Germany
72.5AppointedFrancesco LardoneApostolic Delegate to TurkeyApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
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