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Bishop Joseph (Ignatius) Shanahan, C.S.Sp. †

Deceased

Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Southern Nigeria {Nigeria Meridionale}

Titular Bishop of Abila Lysaniae


Events

DateAgeEventTitle
6 Jun 1871BornGlenkeen, Ireland
10 Apr 189826.8ProfessedMember of Congregation of the Holy Spirit
22 Apr 190028.8Ordained PriestPriest of Congregation of the Holy Spirit
20 Sep 190534.2AppointedPrefect of Lower Niger {Niger Inferiore}, Nigeria
22 Apr 192048.8AppointedTitular Bishop of Abila Lysaniae
22 Apr 192048.8AppointedVicar Apostolic of Southern Nigeria {Nigeria Meridionale}
6 Jun 192049.0Ordained BishopTitular Bishop of Abila Lysaniae
21 May 193159.9ResignedVicar Apostolic of Southern Nigeria {Nigeria Meridionale}
25 Dec 194372.5DiedVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Southern Nigeria {Nigeria Meridionale}

MicroData Summary for Joseph (Ignatius) Shanahan:
Bishop Joseph (Ignatius) Shanahan C.S.Sp. (born , died ) Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Southern Nigeria {Nigeria Meridionale}

  • a priest for 43.6 years
  • a bishop for 23.5 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

Source(s):
  • c2+: CB
  • b: Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 9, Page 33
  • b/c2+: Revue des Ordinations Épiscopales, Issue 1920, Number 31

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