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Bishop Jāzeps Rancāns


Auxiliary Bishop of Riga, Latvia

Titular Bishop of Marcopolis


25 Oct 1886Born
12 Jun 191124.6Ordained PriestPriest of Mohilev, Belarus
29 Oct 192337.0AppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Riga, Latvia
29 Oct 192337.0AppointedTitular Bishop of Marcopolis
4 May 192437.5Ordained BishopTitular Bishop of Marcopolis
3 Dec 196983.1DiedAuxiliary Bishop of Riga, Latvia

MicroData Summary for Jāzeps Rancāns
(VIAF: 43282628; WikiData: Q4389977)
Bishop Jāzeps Rancāns (born , died ) Auxiliary Bishop of Riga

Birth PlaceLudza
Ordained PriestJaunavas Marijas, Church, St. Petersburg
Ordained BishopSvētā Jēkaba, Cathedral, Riga, Archdiocese of Riga
Death PlaceSt. Mary's, Hospital, Grand Rapids, Diocese of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Buried Place (Original)Resurrection, Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Diocese of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Buried Place (Current)Svētā Jēkaba, Cathedral Basilica, Riga, Archdiocese of Riga

  • a priest for 58.4 years
  • a bishop for 45.5 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

  • b/c2+: Les Ordinations Épiscopales, Year 1924, Number 30


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