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The Year of Our Lord 1959

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Sep46.7AppointedKilian J. Healy, O. Carm. †Prior General of Order of Our Lady of Mt. CarmelPrior General Emeritus
2 Sep48.3AppointedRomolo CarboniApostolic Nuncio to PeruApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Italy
3 Sep BornBernard Anthony HebdaPittsburgh, PACoadjutor Archbishop of Newark, New Jersey, USA
50.3Ordained BishopLino ZaniniTitular Archbishop of Hadrianopolis in HaemimontoOfficial Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
5 Sep59.2AppointedMartin John O’ConnorTitular Archbishop of Laodicea in SyriaPresident Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission of Social Communications
6 Sep BornDabula Anthony MpakoEastern CapeBishop of Queenstown, South Africa
7 Sep46.9AppointedTeopisto Valderrama AlbertoCoadjutor Archbishop of Caceres (Nueva Caceres), PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
46.9AppointedTeopisto Valderrama AlbertoTitular Archbishop of AmastrisArchbishop Emeritus of Caceres (Nueva Caceres), Philippines
37.0AppointedArnulfo S. ArcillaBishop of Sorsogon, Philippines
59.4DiedKenneth GrantBishop of Argyll and The Isles, Scotland, Great Britain
93.6DiedAlberto Vassallo di TorregrossaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Germany
8 Sep25.9Ordained PriestVartan Kechichian, C.A.M.Priest of Congregazione MechitaristaCoadjutor Ordinary Emeritus of Eastern Europe {Europa Orientale} (Armenian), Armenia
22.6ProfessedAlessandro Pagani, S.M.M.Member of Missionaries of the Company of MaryBishop Emeritus of Mangochi, Malawi
58.9Ordained BishopBernhard SchräderTitular Bishop of ScyrusAuxiliary Bishop of Osnabrück, Germany
9 Sep74.8DiedThomas Anthony WelchBishop of Duluth, Minnesota, USA
12 Sep51.3AppointedMario BriniApostolic Delegate to IndochinaSecretary Emeritus of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
13 Sep48.5Ordained BishopRaymond-Marie-Joseph de La Moureyre, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Mouila, GabonBishop Emeritus
23.1Ordained PriestRafael Palmero RamosPriestBishop Emeritus of Orihuela-Alicante, Spain
30.8Ordained PriestJoseph Phan Thé HinhPriest of Hung Hoá, Viet NamBishop
27.0Ordained PriestMarcello Zago, O.M.I. †Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateSecretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
15 Sep38.9Ordained BishopPaul-Maurice Choquet, C.S.C. †Titular Bishop of Diospolis InferiorAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Cap-Haïtien, Haïti
53.1AppointedJohn Jarlath Dooley, S.S.C.M.E. †Official of the Secretariat of StateOfficial Emeritus
32.7Ordained PriestHenri Salina, C.R.A. †Priest of Swiss Congregation of Canons Regular of Saint Maurice of AgauneAbbot Emeritus of Saint-Maurice, Switzerland
53.9AppointedJózsef WinklerAuxiliary Bishop of Szombathely, Hungary
53.9AppointedJózsef WinklerTitular Bishop of DadimaAuxiliary Bishop of Szombathely, Hungary
17 Sep17.5ProfessedPaolo Mario Virgilio Atzei, O.F.M. Conv.Member of Order of Friars Minor ConventualArchbishop of Sassari, Italy
BornFlorentin CrihalmeanuIasiBishop of Cluj-Gherla (Romanian), Romania
31.4ProfessedFrancis Keiichi Sato, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Niigata, Japan
18 Sep BornGiuseppe (José) Negri, P.I.M.E.Milano, ItalyCoadjutor Bishop of Santo Amaro, Sao Paulo, Brazil
19 Sep76.6DiedPaul AklTitular Bishop of Laodicea in Syria per i Maroniti
24.2Ordained PriestAgostino Giuseppe Delfino, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop Emeritus of Berbérati, Central African Republic
20 Sep66.6DiedMatthew Francis BradyBishop of Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
41.7Ordained BishopJoseph-Albert MalulaTitular Bishop of AttanasusCardinal, Archbishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
28.7Ordained PriestFrédéric RubwejangaPriestBishop Emeritus of Kibungo, Rwanda
21 Sep BornEnrique Figaredo Alvargonzález, S.J.Gijón, SpainPrefect of Battambang, Cambodia
61.0AppointedSilvino MartínezBishop of Rosario, Argentina
48.2AppointedFrancisco Juan VénneraBishop of San Nicolás de los Arroyos, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
23 Sep47.9AppointedGellért BelonTitular Bishop of ElisAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Pécs, Hungary
47.9AppointedGellért BelonApostolic Administrator of Pécs, HungaryAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
73.1AppointedVince KovácsApostolic Administrator of Vác, HungaryApostolic Administrator Emeritus
24 Sep51.4InstalledBernard Joseph FlanaganBishop of Worcester, Massachusetts, USABishop Emeritus
25 Sep77.0DiedJosé Tupinambá da FrotaBishop of Sobral, Ceara, Brazil
26 Sep BornOscar Omar Aparicio CéspedesLa PazArchbishop of Cochabamba, Bolivia
27 Sep40.1Ordained BishopEugène Maillat, M. Afr. †Bishop of N’Zérékoré, GuineaBishop Emeritus
BornRubens Sevilha, O.C.D.TarabaíAuxiliary Bishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil
29 Sep50.3AppointedLuciano Rubio, O.S.A. †Prior General of Order of St. AugustinePrior General Emeritus
30 Sep53.6DiedRafael Ignacio Arias BlancoArchbishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
45.9Ordained BishopCharles Albert BuswellBishop of Pueblo, Colorado, USABishop Emeritus
54.8Ordained BishopGeorges JacquotTitular Bishop of Irenopolis in CiliciaArchbishop of Marseille, France
OctAppointedPedro Celestino Gusi y Rosell, O.S.B. †Superior General of Order of Saint BenedictSuperior General Emeritus
1 Oct39.0DiedJosé Humberto PaparoniBishop of Barcelona, Venezuela
2 Oct27.2Ordained PriestGeorge Marian Anathil, S.V.D. †Priest of Society of the Divine WordBishop Emeritus of Indore, India
3 Oct48.7AppointedGuido Del MestriApostolic Delegate to KenyaCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Germany
27.1Ordained PriestPatrick NairPriestBishop Emeritus of Meerut, India
41.8Ordained BishopLeo Nanayakkara, O.S.B. †Bishop of Kandy, Sri LankaBishop of Badulla, Sri Lanka
55.5DiedPeter Wang Mu-ToBishop of Xuanhua [Süanhwa], China
BornStefan ZekornDattelnAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
4 Oct41.2Ordained BishopJan-Wawrzyniec KulikTitular Bishop of RhandusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Łódź, Poland
25.1Ordained PriestFabio de Jesús Morales Grisales, C.SS.R.Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop Emeritus of Mocoa-Sibundoy, Colombia
27.2Ordained PriestPierre Sagna, C.S.Sp. †Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop Emeritus of Saint-Louis du Sénégal
6 Oct38.7SelectedCyrille Emmanuel BenniArchbishop of Mossul (Syrian), IraqArchbishop Emeritus
7 Oct84.3DiedAnton AkšamovićBishop Emeritus of Bosna (Djakovo) et Srijem, Croatia
9 Oct45.3DiedThomas Joseph Danehy, M.M. †Apostolic Administrator of Pando, Bolivia
BornLucio Andrice MuandulaMaputoBishop of Xai-Xai, Mozambique
BornRudolf VoderholzerMünchenBishop of Regensburg, Germany
10 Oct44.8AppointedBogdan Stefanov DobranovTitular Bishop of GiufiBishop of Sofia e Plovdiv, Bulgaria
11 Oct40.9Ordained BishopEdilberto Dinkelborg, O.F.M. †Bishop of Oeiras, BrazilBishop of Oeiras-Floriano, Piaui, Brazil
29.7Ordained PriestRaymond MwanyikaPriestBishop Emeritus of Njombe, Tanzania
46.8Ordained BishopMichel NtuyahagaTitular Bishop of AlabandaBishop Emeritus of Bujumbura, Burundi
47.9Ordained BishopHonorato Piazera, S.C.I. †Titular Bishop of TermessusBishop Emeritus of Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil
12 Oct54.1AppointedStjepan BauerleinBishop of Bosna (Djakovo) et Srijem, CroatiaBishop of Djakovo o Bosna i Srijem, Croatia
82.2ResignedGiuseppe PizzardoSecretary of the Congregation of the Holy OfficeCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation of Seminaries and Universities
13 Oct BornCharles John BrownNew York, NY, USAApostolic Nuncio to Ireland
BornRudolf PierskałaKędzierzyn-KoźleAuxiliary Bishop of Opole, Poland
15 Oct65.9DiedPranciskus RamanauskasAuxiliary Bishop of Telšiai, Lithuania
16 Oct51.7AppointedFrancisco Xavier Gillmore StockVicar Apostolic of Chile, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
BornJames Vann Johnston, Jr.Knoxville, TNBishop of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA
17 Oct64.4AppointedGerald Patrick Aloysius O’HaraTitular Archbishop of PessinusApostolic Delegate to Great Britain
64.4ResignedGerald Patrick Aloysius O’HaraBishop of Savannah, Georgia, USAApostolic Delegate to Great Britain
44.4AppointedElizeu Simões MendesBishop of Campo Mourão, Parana, BrazilBishop Emeritus
18 Oct47.4AppointedLeo Cornelli, O.S.B. †Abbot General of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot General Emeritus
48.7Ordained BishopJolando NuzziTitular Bishop of EmmaüsBishop of Nocera Inferiore-Sarno, Italy
45.8Ordained BishopAlfred PichlerBishop of Banjaluka, Bosnia and HerzegovinaBishop Emeritus of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
20 Oct50.1ResignedJosé Lecuona Labandibar, I.E.M.E. †Vicar Apostolic of San Jorge, ColombiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
21 Oct BornSérgio da RochaDobradaArchbishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
48.6AppointedWincenty UrbanAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno, PolandAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
48.6AppointedWincenty UrbanTitular Bishop of AbitinaeAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
23 Oct49.1AppointedStéphane Bello, O.A.O.C. †Bishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Chaldean), Syria
38.8ConfirmedCyrille Emmanuel BenniArchbishop of Mossul (Syrian), IraqArchbishop Emeritus
53.2AppointedGabriel GanniCoadjutor Bishop of Beirut {Bairut} (Chaldean), LebanonArchbishop of Bassorah {Basra} (Chaldean), Iraq
AppointedJosé Oleaga Guerequiz, S.J. †Prefect of San Francisco Javier, Peru
68.6AppointedPietro ParenteTitular Archbishop of Ptolemais in ThebaideCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
68.6AppointedPietro ParenteOfficial of the Congregation of the Holy OfficeCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
45.8AppointedJoseph Elias TawilTitular Bishop of Myra dei Greco-MelkitiEparch Emeritus of Newton (Our Lady of the Annunciation in Boston) (Melkite Greek), USA
45.8ConfirmedJoseph Elias TawilPatriarchal VicarEparch Emeritus of Newton (Our Lady of the Annunciation in Boston) (Melkite Greek), USA
24 Oct52.0AppointedRaúl Silva Henríquez, S.D.B. †Bishop of Valparaíso, ChileCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Santiago de Chile
25 Oct73.1Ordained BishopFerdinando BaldelliTitular Bishop of AperlaePresident of the Roman Curia - Other
70.7InstalledAntonio CaggianoArchbishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
47.8Ordained BishopMichel-Henri Canonne, A.A. †Bishop of Tuléar, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
42.4Ordained BishopAugusto CarvalhoBishop of Caruaru, Pernambuco, BrazilBishop Emeritus
49.6Ordained BishopPier Giorgio Chiappero, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of CibyraAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
49.2Ordained BishopAlberto Frederico EtgesBishop of Santa Cruz do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
48.4Ordained BishopTadeusz EtterTitular Bishop of BonitzaAuxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
23.5Ordained PriestRamón Godinez FloresPriest of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop of Aguascalientes, México
37.5Ordained BishopGeorges LayekArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Armenian), Syria
24.0Ordained PriestRafael Francisco Martínez SáinzPriest of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
26 Oct76.1DiedJanuarius Kyunosuke HayasakaBishop Emeritus of Nagasaki, Japan
BornPlacide Lubamba Ndjibu, M. Afr.LubumbashiBishop of Kasongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
28 Oct23.6Ordained PriestAlejandro Jiménez LafeblePriest of Talca, ChileBishop Emeritus of Valdivia, Chile
29 Oct78.2DiedOctávio Augusto Chagas de MirandaBishop of Pouso Alegre, Brazil
45.3SelectedRaymund (Franz Julius) Tschudi (Tschudy), O.S.B. †Abbot of Maria Einsiedeln, SwitzerlandAbbot Emeritus
31 Oct58.9AppointedThomas Joseph RileyAuxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
58.9AppointedThomas Joseph RileyTitular Bishop of RegiaeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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