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The Year of Our Lord 1959

Necrology


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DateAgeBishopTitle
unknownPedro Pablo Andrade Sanchez, O.F.M. †Prefect of Galápagos, Ecuador
unknown80.3Ivan RomanoffVicar Apostolic of Sofia e Plovdiv, Bulgaria
unknownClément Sirgue, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of Moundou, Chad
unknown44.9Gilberto TapiaFormer Bishop-Elect of Guaranda, Ecuador
unknown86.1Francis Xavier Wang Zepu (Tse-pu)Bishop Emeritus of Wanxian [Wanhsien], China
6 Jan54.5João Batista Portocarrero CostaCoadjutor Archbishop of Olinda e Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
13 Jan57.3Henri-Alexandre ChappouliéBishop of Angers, France
16 Jan72.6Michele FontevecchiaBishop Emeritus of Aquino, Sora, e Pontecorvo, Italy
18 Jan80.5Theodor Buddenbrock, S.V.D. †Archbishop of Lanzhou [Lanchow], China
28 Jan67.9Mario BondiniBishop of Bertinoro, Italy
28 Jan74.3José María González y ValenciaArchbishop of Durango, México
10 Feb82.6Giovanni PiccioniBishop of Livorno, Italy
10 Feb75.4George Weld, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of British Guiana, Guyana, Antilles
13 Feb74.7Ambroise Leblanc, O.F.M. †Prefect Emeritus of Urawa, Japan
18 Feb74.2Jeremiah KinaneArchbishop of Cashel (-Emly), Ireland
22 Feb76.3Gustave-Joseph Deswazières, M.E.P. †Bishop of Beihai [Pakhoi], China
28 Feb89.7Angelo BartolomasiArchbishop Emeritus of Italy, Military
3 Mar74.4Joseph Clement WillgingBishop of Pueblo, Colorado, USA
5 Mar62.4Denys Pierre HindiéArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Syrian), Syria
13 Mar77.8Pierre-Jean-Marie-Louis Peurois, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Rabat, Morocco
2 Apr74.5Bl. Mykola (Nicola) Czarneckyj (Charnetsky), C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of Lebedus
8 Apr45.5Marius Macrionitis, S.J. †Archbishop of Athēnai {Athens}, Greece
18 Apr82.0Moisés Sizenando CoelhoArchbishop of Paraíba, Paraiba, Brazil
18 Apr67.0Felipe Antonio Gallego Gorgojo, S.J. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
19 Apr55.8André Sorin, M.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
26 Apr88.4Joseph Patrick DonahueAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USA
30 Apr64.9Edouard RanaivoBishop of Miarinarivo, Madagascar
4 May86.9Georges-François-Xavier-Marie GrenteCardinal, Bishop of Le Mans, France
7 May70.2Crisanto Luque y SánchezCardinal, Archbishop of Bogotá, Colombia
7 May64.4Joseph-Jean-Yves MarcadéBishop Emeritus of Laval, France
12 May81.3Peter Janser, S.V.D. †Prefect Emeritus of Indore, India
21 May80.0Jan (Johannes) Nepomuk RemigerAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
27 May75.7José María García Graín, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Maldonado, Peru
28 May66.9Jan Piotr StepaBishop of Tarnów, Poland
31 May79.1Jules LecouvetAuxiliary Bishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
1 Jun73.9Angelo FicarraBishop Emeritus of Patti, Italy
1 Jun66.5William Theodore MulloyBishop of Covington, Kentucky, USA
6 Jun75.2Carlo FalcinelliBishop Emeritus of Jesi, Italy
10 Jun67.5Job Chen Chi-ming (Ki-meng), C.M. †Bishop of Zhengding [Chengting], China
28 Jun67.9Bernardo Botero Álvarez, C.M. †Archbishop of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia
28 Jun64.8Luis Pérez Hernández, C.I.M. †Bishop of Cúcuta, Colombia
29 Jul80.7Anselmo Mary Catalán, O.S.B. †Abbot Emeritus of New Norcia, Australia
31 Jul83.4Michael Joseph Keyes, S.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Savannah, Georgia, USA
4 Aug79.4Ioan BalanBishop of Lugoj (Romanian), Romania
8 Aug70.7Fermín Emilio LafitteArchbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
20 Aug82.4Alexandre EvreinoffTitular Archbishop of Parium
21 Aug57.8Rubén Odio HerreraArchbishop of San José de Costa Rica
24 Aug88.6Nicola GiannattasioBishop Emeritus of Nardò, Italy
27 Aug59.4Joseph John AnnabringBishop of Superior, Wisconsin, USA
7 Sep59.4Kenneth GrantBishop of Argyll and The Isles, Scotland, Great Britain
7 Sep93.6Alberto Vassallo di TorregrossaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Germany
9 Sep74.8Thomas Anthony WelchBishop of Duluth, Minnesota, USA
19 Sep76.6Paul AklTitular Bishop of Laodicea in Syria per i Maroniti
20 Sep66.6Matthew Francis BradyBishop of Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
25 Sep77.0José Tupinambá da FrotaBishop of Sobral, Ceara, Brazil
30 Sep53.6Rafael Ignacio Arias BlancoArchbishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
1 Oct39.0José Humberto PaparoniBishop of Barcelona, Venezuela
3 Oct55.5Peter Wang Mu-ToBishop of Xuanhua [Süanhwa], China
7 Oct84.3Anton AkšamovićBishop Emeritus of Bosna (Djakovo) et Srijem, Croatia
9 Oct45.3Thomas Joseph Danehy, M.M. †Apostolic Administrator of Pando, Bolivia
15 Oct65.9Pranciskus RamanauskasAuxiliary Bishop of Telšiai, Lithuania
26 Oct76.1Januarius Kyunosuke HayasakaBishop Emeritus of Nagasaki, Japan
29 Oct78.2Octávio Augusto Chagas de MirandaBishop of Pouso Alegre, Brazil
2 Nov86.0Federico TedeschiniCardinal, Datary of the Apostolic Datary
5 Nov83.7Louis-Joseph-Marie Auneau, S.M.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Shiré, Malawi
5 Nov82.1Vincent George Taylor, O.S.B. †Abbot of Belmont-Mary Help of Christians, North Carolina, USA
8 Nov76.4Alfonso Maria de SanctisBishop of Todi, Italy
9 Nov85.5Giovanni Francesco Filippucci (Filippoussis)Archbishop of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos, Greece
16 Nov76.6Gregor RožmanBishop of Ljubljana, Slovenia
18 Nov74.8Henri-Marius BernardBishop of Perpignan-Elne, France
19 Nov67.3Joseph CharbonneauArchbishop Emeritus of Montréal, Québec, Canada
22 Nov85.2Joaquim Rafael Maria d’Assunçâo Pitinho, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Santiago de Cabo Verde
26 Nov70.9Alfredo Lanfranconi, P.I.M.E. †Bishop of Toungoo, Myanmar
27 Nov64.5Cândido Bento Maria Penso, O.P. †Bishop of Goiás, Goias, Brazil
29 Nov71.9Carlos Francisco Hanlon, C.P. †Bishop of Catamarca, Argentina
3 Dec86.2Juozapas SkvireckasArchbishop of Kaunas, Lithuania
5 Dec85.7Henry Grey GrahamAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh, Scotland, Great Britain
8 Dec69.1Hugh Louis LambBishop of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA
8 Dec76.6Paolo RostagnoBishop of Ivrea, Italy
11 Dec80.8Johannes Baptist DietzBishop Emeritus of Fulda, Germany
18 Dec68.4John Roderick MacDonaldBishop of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
26 Dec59.0Justin Joseph McCarthyBishop of Camden, New Jersey, USA
29 Dec57.5Daniel-Auguste LemonnierAuxiliary Bishop of Rouen, France

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