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The Year of Our Lord 1912

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown32.0IncardinatedManuel Arteaga y BetancourtPriest of San Cristobal de la Habana, CubaCardinal, Archbishop
83.0DiedGiovanni BarciaTitular Bishop of Croae
73.3DiedFrançois-Xavier BosséPrefect Emeritus of Golfe St-Laurent, Québec, CanadaPrefect Emeritus of Golfe St-Laurent, Québec, Canada
BornJoseph Mikararanga BusimbaBishop 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
51.4AppointedLeo Dérikx, O. Praem. †Prefect of Western Uélé {Uélé Occidental}, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Prefect Emeritus
BornAugustin Fataki AluekeArchbishop Emeritus of Kisangani, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
19.9ProfessedFrancis Xavier Ford, M.M. †Member of Catholic Foreign Mission Society of AmericaBishop of Meixian [Kaying], China
BornGeorges Benoit GassongoApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Fort-Rousset, Congo
AppointedFrancesco Gutiérrez, C.M.F. †Prefect of Chocó, ColombiaPrefect Emeritus
ResignedBernardo Irastorza, O.F.M. †Prefect of Ucayali, PeruPrefect Emeritus
15.5ProfessedIgnacy Krause, C.M. †Member of Congregation of the MissionBishop Emeritus of Xingtai [Shunteh], China
28.3Ordained PriestAldo LaghiPriestApostolic Nuncio to Chile
BornBarthélémy MalungaBishop Emeritus of Kamina, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
22.2ProfessedCarlo von Mansfeld, M.I. †Member of Order of the Ministers of the SickSuperior General Emeritus
BornWilhelm Möhler, S.A.C. †Rector General Emeritus of Society of the Catholic Apostolate
BornRaymond (Nianga-Nzita) NdudiBishop Emeritus of Boma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
BornAnthony Gogo Nwedo, C.S.Sp. †Bishop 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
70.0ResignedGregorio Giorgio SciahinArchbishop of Homs (-Hama-Nabk) (Syrian), SyriaArchbishop Emeritus
BornHenry Systermans, SS.CC. †Superior General Emeritus of Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary
BornHerman To PaivuArchbishop 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.)
25.3Ordained PriestStefan WalczykiewiczPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Lutsk, Ukraine
45.9AppointedJoseph Oswald Timothée Waller, S.M.A. †Prefect of Eastern Nigeria {Nigeria Orientale}Prefect Emeritus
25.7Ordained PriestLeon WetmańskiPriest of Płock, PolandAuxiliary Bishop
2 Jan35.8AppointedPierre Kernivinen, S.M.A. †Prefect of Korhogo, Côte d’IvoirePrefect Emeritus
43.2DiedJoseph-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 Jan55.6Ordained 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. †Bishop 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-seonBishop Emeritus of Busan {Pusan}, Korea (South)
56.1InstalledPascal KeklikianBishop of Adana (Armenian), Turkey
35.5Ordained BishopJános MikesBishop of Szombathely, HungaryBishop Emeritus
46.9Ordained BishopJames NaughtonBishop of Killala, Ireland
8 Jan69.9DiedDario Mattei-GentiliArchbishop Emeritus of Perugia, Italy
9 Jan48.9AppointedTommaso Pio Boggiani, O.P. †Titular Archbishop of Edessa in OsrhoëneCardinal, Chancellor of the Apostolic Chancery
70.8AppointedCláudio José Gonçalves Ponce de Leão, C.M. †Titular Archbishop of AnazarbusArchbishop Emeritus of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
70.8ResignedCláudio José Gonçalves Ponce de Leão, C.M. †Archbishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
BornOscar de OliveiraArchbishop Emeritus of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil
BornElias ZoghbiArchbishop Emeritus of Baalbek (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
10 Jan48.9AppointedTommaso Pio Boggiani, O.P. †Apostolic Delegate to MéxicoCardinal, Chancellor of the Apostolic Chancery
BornJoseph Kung Szu-jungFormer Bishop-Elect of Shanghai [Shanghai], China
11 Jan56.7DiedFrançois Bonne, M.E.P. †Archbishop of Tōkyō, Japan
12 Jan55.7AppointedJean Victor Émile ChesnelongArchbishop of Sens (-Auxerre), France
BornJesús Langarica Olagüe, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect Emeritus of Aguarico, Ecuador
46.1InstalledLeopoldo Ruiz y FloresArchbishop of Michoacán, MéxicoArchbishop of Morelia, Michoacán, México
13 JanBornDaniel Martin Spraggon, M.H.M. †Prefect of Falkland Islands o Malvinas
14 Jan40.1InstalledGiuseppe 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 Jan39.9AppointedNicolas DobrecićArchbishop of Bar (Antivari), Montenegro
75.9DiedLouis-André Navarre, M.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of New Guinea
18 JanBornJoseph Merhi, M.L. †Bishop Emeritus of Le Caire {Cairo} (Maronite), Egypt
19 Jan55.6DiedAlessandro Bavona (Bavaona)Apostolic Nuncio to Austria
39.2AppointedPatrick Aloysius Alphonsus McGovernBishop of Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
62.9AppointedDenis Joseph O’ConnellBishop of Richmond, Virginia, USABishop Emeritus
45.9AppointedJuan 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. †Bishop Emeritus of Myitkyina, Myanmar
BornAlfonso Zaplana BellizzaBishop of Tacna, Peru
21 Jan56.9Ordained BishopIsaias PapadopoulosTitular Bishop of Gratianopolis
23 Jan57.5AppointedLeonidas 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 BrezanóczyArchbishop of Eger, Hungary
41.4Ordained BishopConstant Philomène Jeanningros, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of HauaraVicar Apostolic of Eastern Cochin {Cocincina Orientale}, Viet Nam
BornEmanuele RomanoBishop Emeritus of Trapani, Italy
BornLouis-Bertrand Tirilly, SS.CC. †Bishop Emeritus of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)
27 JanBornJan PasztorBishop of Nitra, Slovakia
53.7AppointedRaffaele Scapinelli di LeguignoApostolic Nuncio to AustriaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation of the Affairs of Religious
28 Jan25.9Ordained PriestAntônio de Almeida Lustosa, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop Emeritus of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
28.2Ordained 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 Jan25.0Ordained PriestJuan Casado Obispo, O.P. †Priest of Order of Friars PreachersVicar Apostolic of Thái Binh, Viet Nam
30 JanBornAlfons Karl KempfAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Würzburg, Germany
53.2Ordained BishopGiuseppe ScarlataBishop of Muro Lucano, Italy
53.7AppointedRaffaele 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 GadApostolic Exarch Emeritus of Greece (Greek)
46.5AppointedJoseph Félix François Malleret, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Martinique (Fort-de-France e Saint Pierre), Antilles
3 Feb44.3AppointedGiovanni 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. †Archbishop 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
63.2DiedSebastiano Francisco Pifferi, O.F.M. †Archbishop of La Plata o Charcas, Bolivia
BornLouis-Albert VachonCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Québec, Canada
6 FebBornOdorico Leovigildo Sáiz Pérez, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Requena, Peru
72.0DiedFrancesco Sogaro, F.S.C.J. †President of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy
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 AramburuCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Buenos Aires, Argentina
23.1Ordained PriestWalenty DymekPriest of Gniezno e Poznań, PolandArchbishop of Poznań, Poland
62.1DiedGermanos (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 WyciskAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno, Poland
12 FebBornPatrick Vincent Hurley, C.SS.R. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Samoa-Apia and Tokelau, Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)
13 Feb64.3CeasedJoseph-Emile Abbet, C.R.A. †Apostolic Administrator of Lausanne et Genève, SwitzerlandAbbot of Saint-Maurice, Switzerland
46.2Ordained BishopAndré-Maurice BovetBishop of Lausanne et Genève, Switzerland
BornIgnatius Salvador D’SouzaBishop of Baroda, India
BornDivo Angelo Maria Sabatini, O.S.B. †Abbot of Monte Oliveto Maggiore, Italy
15 FebBornGeorge Elmer Bernarding, S.V.D. †Archbishop Emeritus of Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea
16 FebBornErnest Maria ÇobaApostolic Administrator of Shkodrë, Albania
17 Feb39.8AppointedJoseph Félix Blanc, S.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Central Oceania, TongaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Tonga Islands {Isole Tonga}, Pacific (Oceania)
39.8AppointedJoseph Félix Blanc, S.M. †Titular Bishop of Dibon (Dibona)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Tonga Islands {Isole Tonga}, Pacific (Oceania)
BornJosé Melgoza OsorioBishop Emeritus of Netzahualcóyotl, México, México
BornAntonino PinciApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Panama
18 Feb23.3Ordained PriestVarfolomey Nikolay RemovPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Moscow, Russian Federation
19 FebBornManuel Alfonso de CarvalhoBishop of Angra, Portugal
BornJuan Navarro RamirezBishop of Ciudad Altamirano, Guerrero, México
21 Feb64.8InstalledMaurice-Charles-Alfred de CormontBishop of Aire et Dax, FranceBishop Emeritus
22 FebBornMichael James Edward Dempsey, O.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Sokoto, Nigeria
24 Feb45.1InstalledAntoine BahabanianBishop of Cesarea di Cappadocia (Armenian), Turkey
BornGiovanni FerrofinoApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Ecuador
25 Feb23.0Ordained 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 Feb40.4AppointedJames DuhigCoadjutor Archbishop of Brisbane, AustraliaArchbishop
40.4AppointedJames DuhigTitular Archbishop of AmidaArchbishop of Brisbane, Australia
28 Feb80.9DiedEdmund StonorTitular Archbishop of Trapezus
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