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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown83.0DiedGiovanni BarciaTitular Bishop of Croae
74.0DiedFrançois-Xavier BosséPrefect Emeritus of Golfe St-Laurent, Québec, CanadaPrefect Emeritus of Golfe St-Laurent, Québec, Canada
BornJoseph Mikararanga BusimbaRutshuruBishop of Goma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
AppointedEmilio Callewaert, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of Northern Katanga {Katanga Settentrionale}, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
72.6AppointedThomas Joseph CarrBishop of Australia, MilitaryArchbishop of Melbourne, Australia
65.5DiedYoussef Debs (Diab)Archbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Maronite), Syria
AppointedLeone Dérikx, O. Praem. †Prefect of Western Uélé {Uélé Occidental}, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
BornAugustin Fataki AluekeMahagiArchbishop Emeritus of Kisangani, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
20.0ProfessedFrancis Xavier Ford, M.M. †Member of Catholic Foreign Mission Society of AmericaBishop of Meixian [Kaying], China
BornGeorges Benoit GassongoBoundjiApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Fort-Rousset, Congo
AppointedFrancesco Gutiérrez, C.M.F. †Prefect of Chocó, ColombiaPrefect Emeritus
DiedBernardo Irastorza, O.F.M. †Prefect of Ucayali, Peru
15.6ProfessedIgnacy Krause, C.M. †Member of Congregation of the MissionBishop Emeritus of Xingtai [Shunteh], China
28.3Ordained PriestAldo LaghiPriestApostolic Nuncio to Chile
BornBarthélémy MalungaMangaBishop Emeritus of Kamina, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
22.3ProfessedCarlo von Mansfeld, M.I. †Member of Order of the Ministers of the SickSuperior General Emeritus
BornWilhelm Möhler, S.A.C. †GermanyRector General Emeritus of Society of the Catholic Apostolate
BornRaymond (Nianga-Nzita) NdudiKilengi MbunguBishop Emeritus of Boma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
BornAnthony Gogo Nwedo, C.S.Sp. †OgutaBishop Emeritus of Umuahia, Nigeria
14.7ProfessedFerdinando Fulgencio Pasini, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Sanyuan [Sanyüan], China
44.4ResignedGiovanni Giuseppe Santini, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of Rhétie (Rezia, Rhaetia), SwitzerlandTitular Bishop of Zama Major
BornHenry Systermans, SS.CC. †BelgiumSuperior General Emeritus of Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary
BornHerman To PaivuTapoArchbishop of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
AppointedRiccardo Turner, M.H.M. †Superior of San Andrés y Providencia, Colombia
AppointedReginaldo van Schoote, O.P. †Prefect of Eastern Uélé {Uélé Orientale}, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
25.4Ordained PriestStefan WalczykiewiczPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Lutsk, Ukraine
45.9AppointedJoseph Oswald Timothée Waller, S.M.A. †Prefect of Eastern Nigeria {Nigeria Orientale}Prefect Emeritus
20.7ProfessedJames Edward Walsh, M.M. †Member of Catholic Foreign Mission Society of AmericaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kongmoon [Jiangmen], China
25.7Ordained PriestLeon WetmańskiPriest of Płock, PolandAuxiliary Bishop
2 Jan43.3DiedJoseph-Antoine Lang, S.M.A. †Vicar Apostolic of Costa di Benin, Nigeria
3 Jan66.0AppointedIldefonso Vincenzo Pisani, C.R.L. †Titular Bishop of Thebae in ThebaideBishop Emeritus of Anglona-Tursi, Italy
66.0ResignedIldefonso Vincenzo Pisani, C.R.L. †Bishop of Anglona-Tursi, ItalyBishop Emeritus
4 Jan55.7Ordained BishopPierre-Célestin CézeracBishop of Cahors, FranceArchbishop of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur), France
38.8AppointedAlberto CostaBishop of Melfi e Rapolla, ItalyBishop of Lecce, Italy
BornStephen McGill, P.S.S. †GlasgowBishop Emeritus of Paisley, Scotland, Great Britain
5 Jan45.5AppointedJosé María Caro RodríguezTitular Bishop of MylasaCardinal, Archbishop of Santiago de Chile
51.9AppointedLuís Silva LezaetaTitular Bishop of OlenaBishop of Antofagasta, Chile
7 JanBornJohn A. Choi Jae-seonUlsanBishop Emeritus of Busan {Pusan}, Korea (South)
56.2InstalledPascal KeklikianBishop of Adana (Armenian), Turkey
35.5Ordained BishopJános MikesBishop of Szombathely, HungaryBishop Emeritus
47.0Ordained BishopJames NaughtonBishop of Killala, Ireland
8 Jan69.9DiedDario Mattei-GentiliArchbishop Emeritus of Perugia, Italy
9 Jan49.0AppointedTommaso Pio Boggiani, O.P. †Titular Archbishop of Edessa in OsrhoëneCardinal, Chancellor of the Apostolic Chancery
70.9AppointedCláudio José Gonçalves Ponce de Leão, C.M. †Titular Archbishop of AnazarbusArchbishop Emeritus of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
70.9ResignedCláudio José Gonçalves Ponce de Leão, C.M. †Archbishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
BornOscar de OliveiraEntre Rios de MinasArchbishop Emeritus of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil
BornElias ZoghbiLe CaireArchbishop Emeritus of Baalbek (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
10 Jan49.0AppointedTommaso Pio Boggiani, O.P. †Apostolic Delegate to MéxicoCardinal, Chancellor of the Apostolic Chancery
11 Jan56.8DiedFrançois Bonne, M.E.P. †Archbishop of Tōkyō, Japan
12 Jan55.8AppointedJean Victor Émile ChesnelongArchbishop of Sens (-Auxerre), France
BornJesús Langarica Olagüe, O.F.M. Cap. †Egüés, SpainPrefect Emeritus of Aguarico, Ecuador
46.2InstalledLeopoldo Ruiz y FlóresArchbishop of Michoacán, MéxicoArchbishop of Morelia, Michoacán, México
14 Jan40.2InstalledGiuseppe CastelliBishop of Susa, ItalyBishop of Novara, Italy
43.4Ordained BishopLuigi FerriBishop of Montalto (delle Marche), ItalyBishop Emeritus
41.6Ordained BishopPompeo GhezziBishop of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro), ItalyBishop Emeritus
15 Jan55.8AppointedJoseph-Marie-François-Xavier MétreauAuxiliary Bishop of Tours, FranceBishop of Tulle, France
55.8AppointedJoseph-Marie-François-Xavier MétreauTitular Bishop of Thermae BasilicaeBishop of Tulle, France
16 Jan40.0AppointedNicolas DobrecićArchbishop of Bar (Antivari), Montenegro
76.0DiedLouis-André Navarre, M.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of New Guinea
18 JanBornJoseph Merhi, M.L. †MreijatBishop Emeritus of Le Caire {Cairo} (Maronite), Egypt
19 Jan55.7DiedAlessandro Bavona (Bavaona)Apostolic Nuncio to Austria
39.3AppointedPatrick Aloysius Alphonsus McGovernBishop of Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
63.0AppointedDenis Joseph O’ConnellBishop of Richmond, Virginia, USABishop Emeritus
46.0AppointedJuan María Riera (Riesa), O.P. †Bishop of Guayaquil, Ecuador
20 Jan69.8AppointedAdolphe-Casimir DavidAuxiliary Bishop of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières), France
69.8AppointedAdolphe-Casimir DavidTitular Bishop of Sebaste in PhrygiaAuxiliary Bishop of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières), France
BornJohn James Howe, S.S.C.M.E. †Ballinakill, IrelandBishop Emeritus of Myitkyina, Myanmar
BornAlfonso Zaplana BellizzaMoqueguaBishop of Tacna, Peru
21 Jan56.9Ordained BishopIsaias PapadopoulosTitular Bishop of Gratianopolis
23 Jan57.6AppointedLeonidas MedinaBishop of Pasto, ColombiaBishop Emeritus of Socorro y San Gil, Colombia
68.5InstalledPedro Armengol Valenzuela Poblete, O. de M. †Bishop of San Carlos de Ancud, ChileBishop Emeritus
25 JanBornPavol BrezanóczySlatinské Lazy, SlovakiaArchbishop of Eger, Hungary
41.4Ordained BishopConstant Philomène Jeanningros, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of HauaraVicar Apostolic of Eastern Cochin {Cocincina Orientale}, Viet Nam
BornEmanuele RomanoGelaBishop Emeritus of Trapani, Italy
BornLouis-Bertrand Tirilly, SS.CC. †Le Guilvinec, FranceBishop Emeritus of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)
27 JanBornJan PasztorPrievidzaBishop of Nitra, Slovakia
53.8AppointedRaffaele Scapinelli di LeguignoApostolic Nuncio to AustriaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation of the Affairs of Religious
28 Jan26.0Ordained PriestAntônio de Almeida Lustosa, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop Emeritus of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
28.3Ordained PriestVicente Bartolomeu Maria Priante, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
27.3Ordained PriestEmilio Sosa Gaona, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en Paraguay
29 Jan25.1Ordained PriestJuan Casado Obispo, O.P. †Priest of Order of Friars PreachersVicar Apostolic of Thái Binh, Viet Nam
30 JanBornAlfons Karl KempfAlbstadtAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Würzburg, Germany
53.3Ordained BishopGiuseppe ScarlataBishop of Muro Lucano, Italy
53.8AppointedRaffaele Scapinelli di LeguignoTitular Archbishop of Laodicea in SyriaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation of the Affairs of Religious
31 Jan43.8AppointedAustin DowlingBishop of Des Moines, Iowa, USAArchbishop of Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
2 Feb44.3AppointedGiovanni Vincenzo BonzanoApostolic Delegate to United States of AmericaCardinal, Apostolic Delegate Emeritus
BornHyakinthos GadSyrosApostolic Exarch Emeritus of Greece (Greek)
46.6AppointedJoseph Félix François Malleret, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Martinique (Fort-de-France e Saint Pierre), Martinique, Antilles
3 Feb44.4AppointedGiovanni Vincenzo BonzanoTitular Archbishop of MeliteneCardinal, Apostolic Delegate Emeritus to United States of America
19.8ProfessedJosé Weimann, C.SS.R. †Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Santiago del Estero, Argentina
4 FebBornLeo Clement Andrew Arkfeld, S.V.D. †Butte, NE, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Madang, Papua New Guinea
42.0Ordained BishopJuvencio Juan Hospital de la Puebla, O. Cart. †Titular Bishop of CaunusVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Northern Hunan {Hu-Nan Settentrionale}, China
23.1Ordained PriestWilliam MacNeelyPriestBishop of Raphoe, Ireland
63.3DiedSebastiano Francisco Pifferi, O.F.M. †Archbishop of La Plata o Charcas, Bolivia
BornLouis-Albert VachonSaint-Frédéric-de-BeauceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Québec, Canada
6 FebBornOdorico Leovigildo Sáiz Pérez, O.F.M. †Revilla del Campo, SpainVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Requena, Peru
72.1DiedFrancesco Sogaro, F.S.C.J. †President of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, Roman Curia
7 Feb41.5AppointedVicente Castellanos y NúñezBishop of Campeche, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Tulancingo, Hidalgo, México
56.5AppointedEmmanuel-Marie-Joseph-Anthelme Martin de GiberguesBishop of Valence (-Die-Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux), France
11 FebBornJuan Carlos AramburuReducciónCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Buenos Aires, Argentina
23.1Ordained PriestWalenty DymekPriest of Gniezno e Poznań, PolandArchbishop of Poznań, Poland
58.9DiedGermanos (Ignace) Mouakkad (Mouaqqad)Bishop Emeritus of Baalbek (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
61.0Ordained BishopLuca PappafavaBishop of Šibenik (Knin), CroatiaBishop of Hvar (-Brac e Vis), Croatia
BornWaclaw WyciskOlbrachciceAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno, Poland
12 FebBornPatrick Vincent Hurley, C.SS.R. †Wellington, New ZealandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Samoa-Apia and Tokelau, Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)
13 Feb46.2Ordained BishopAndré-Maurice BovetBishop of Lausanne et Genève, Switzerland
BornIgnatius Salvador D’SouzaCalanguteBishop of Baroda, India
BornDivo Angelo Maria Sabatini, O.S.B. †Abbadia S. SalvatoreAbbot of Monte Oliveto Maggiore, Italy
15 FebBornGeorge Elmer Bernarding, S.V.D. †Carrick, PA, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea
16 FebBornErnest Maria ÇobaShkodrëApostolic Administrator of Shkodrë, Albania
17 Feb39.9AppointedJoseph Félix Blanc, S.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Central Oceania, TongaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Tonga Islands {Isole Tonga}, Pacific (Oceania)
39.9AppointedJoseph Félix Blanc, S.M. †Titular Bishop of Dibon (Dibona)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Tonga Islands {Isole Tonga}, Pacific (Oceania)
BornJosé Melgoza OsorioCoalcománBishop Emeritus of Netzahualcóyotl, México, México
BornAntonino PinciCaveApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Panama
19 FebBornManuel Alfonso de CarvalhoSubportelaBishop of Angra, Portugal
BornJuan Navarro RamirezCelayaBishop of Ciudad Altamirano, Guerrero, México
21 Feb64.9InstalledMaurice-Charles-Alfred de CormontBishop of Aire et Dax, FranceBishop Emeritus
22 FebBornMichael James Dempsey, O.P. †Providence, RI, USABishop Emeritus of Sokoto, Nigeria
24 Feb45.1InstalledAntoine BahabanianBishop of Cesarea di Cappadocia (Armenian), Turkey
BornGiovanni FerrofinoAlessandriaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Ecuador
25 Feb23.1Ordained PriestJosé Garibi y RiveraPriest of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
53.8Ordained BishopRaffaele Scapinelli di LeguignoTitular Archbishop of Laodicea in SyriaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation of the Affairs of Religious
26 Feb69.9Ordained BishopAdolphe-Casimir DavidTitular Bishop of Sebaste in PhrygiaAuxiliary Bishop of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières), France
27 Feb40.5AppointedJames DuhigCoadjutor Archbishop of Brisbane, AustraliaArchbishop
40.5AppointedJames DuhigTitular Archbishop of AmidaArchbishop of Brisbane, Australia
28 Feb80.9DiedEdmund StonorTitular Archbishop of Trapezus
1 Mar34.6AppointedFerdinand Terrien, S.M.A. †Vicar Apostolic of Costa di Benin, Nigeria
34.6AppointedFerdinand Terrien, S.M.A. †Titular Bishop of GordusVicar Apostolic of Costa di Benin, Nigeria
2 MarBornEdward Francis Joseph Schlotterback, O.S.F.S. †Philadelphia, PA, USAVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Keetmanshoop, Namibia
59.6AppointedDomenico Serafini, O.S.B. †Titular Archbishop of Seleucia PieriaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
24.5Ordained PriestMarie-Louis-Joseph-Constantin Tournier, M.E.P. †Priest of La Société des Missions EtrangèresBishop Emeritus of Coimbatore, India
3 Mar44.4Ordained BishopGiovanni Vincenzo BonzanoTitular Archbishop of MeliteneCardinal, Apostolic Delegate Emeritus to United States of America
BornRichard Finn, S.M.A. †ClaremorrisBishop Emeritus of Ibadan, Nigeria
4 Mar69.1AppointedDomenico DarmaninArchbishop of Corfù, Greece
44.0AppointedLouis Petit, A.A. †Archbishop of Athēnai {Athens}, GreeceArchbishop Emeritus
44.0AppointedLouis Petit, A.A. †Apostolic Delegate to GreeceArchbishop Emeritus of Athēnai {Athens}, Greece
7 Mar74.9DiedWilhelm BlazekAuxiliary Bishop of Olomouc, Czech Republic
10 Mar40.1Ordained BishopNicolas DobrecićArchbishop of Bar (Antivari), Montenegro
25.4Ordained PriestWilliam Patrick O’ConnorPriest of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USABishop Emeritus of Madison, Wisconsin, USA
49.0Ordained BishopJosé Américo OrzaliBishop of San Juan de Cuyo, ArgentinaArchbishop of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
BornBruno WüstenbergDuisburgApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Netherlands
11 MarBornGerald Emmett CarterMontréalCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
53.3AppointedJoseph Henry ConroyAuxiliary Bishop of Ogdensburg, New York, USABishop
53.3AppointedJoseph Henry ConroyTitular Bishop of ArindelaBishop of Ogdensburg, New York, USA
12 Mar25.7Ordained PriestEftimios Youakim, B.S. †Priest of Arrouhbaniat Albassiliat Almoukhalissiat (Melkite Greek)Archbishop of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
13 MarBornMario Di LietoAmalfiBishop Emeritus of Cerignola-Ascoli Satriano, Italy
BornLouis-Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Julliard, S.M. †Coubon, FranceBishop Emeritus of Port-Vila, Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania)
15 MarBornDavid Monas MaloneyLittleton, COBishop Emeritus of Wichita, Kansas, USA
16 MarBornEnrique PrincipeCalchaquíAuxiliary Bishop of Santa Fe, Argentina
17 Mar41.6Ordained BishopHermeto José PinheiroBishop of Uruguaiana, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
53.9Ordained BishopRicardo Sepúlveda HermosillaTitular Bishop of SopheneVicar General Emeritus of Temuco, Chile
19 Mar56.0InstalledJean Victor Émile ChesnelongArchbishop of Sens (-Auxerre), France
46.7Ordained BishopJoseph Félix François Malleret, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Martinique (Fort-de-France e Saint Pierre), Martinique, Antilles
56.0Ordained BishopJoseph-Marie-François-Xavier MétreauTitular Bishop of Thermae BasilicaeBishop of Tulle, France
63.2InstalledDenis Joseph O’ConnellBishop of Richmond, Virginia, USABishop Emeritus
21 Mar56.7AppointedGuillermo Rojas y Arrieta, C.M. †Bishop of PanamáArchbishop of Panamá
BornJózef Benedykt KurpasPaniowyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Katowice, Poland
22 Mar24.5Ordained PriestJohn Aloysius ColemanPriestBishop of Armidale, Australia
BornPaolo GhizzoniArcelloBishop of San Miniato, Italy
23 Mar25.9Ordained DeaconTeofil BromboszczDeacon of Katowice, PolandAuxiliary Bishop
23.1Ordained PriestAntonio CaggianoPriest of Santa Fe, ArgentinaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Buenos Aires, Argentina
BornClarence James Duhart, C.SS.R. †New Orleans, LA, USABishop Emeritus of Udon Thani, Thailand
48.5AppointedMichael HigginsAuxiliary Bishop of Tuam, Ireland
48.5AppointedMichael HigginsTitular Bishop of TemnusAuxiliary Bishop of Tuam, Ireland
24 Mar25.4Ordained PriestJoseph GoguéPriestArchbishop of Bassorah {Basra} (Chaldean), Iraq
BornCostantino Trapani, O.F.M. †AlimenaBishop Emeritus of Mazara del Vallo, Italy
26 Mar44.3AppointedGyözö HorváthAuxiliary Bishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
44.3AppointedGyözö HorváthTitular Bishop of MartyropolisAuxiliary Bishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
BornAntonio MistrorigoChiampoBishop Emeritus of Treviso, Italy
60.9AppointedLajos SzmrecsányiCoadjutor Archbishop of Eger, HungaryArchbishop
60.9AppointedLajos SzmrecsányiTitular Archbishop of CyrrhusArchbishop of Eger, Hungary
28 Mar40.2AppointedRocco CaliandroBishop of Termoli, Italy
53.7AppointedGiacomo GhioArchbishop of Urbino, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
30 Mar24.6Ordained PriestIvan Dimitrov Garufaloff, C. R. †Priest of Congregation of the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus ChristApostolic Exarch of Sofia (Bulgarian), Bulgaria
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