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The Year of Our Lord 1915

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown41.2AppointedStefano Aurelio Bacciarini, S.d.C. †Superior General of Congregation of Servants of CharityApostolic Administrator of Lugano, Switzerland
BornConrad Henri Blanchet, M.S. †Superior General Emeritus of Missionaries of Our Lady of La Salette
77.0ResignedGiovanni Cagliero, S.D.B. †Apostolic Internuncio to Central AmericaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
AppointedGiovanni Calloch, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of Oubangui Chari, Central African Republic
15.8ProfessedDomenico Luca Capozi, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorArchbishop Emeritus of Taiyuan [Taiyüan], China
22.9ProfessedJoseph Chow Chi-shih (Ceuzisce, Zhou Ji-shi), C.M. †Member of Congregation of the MissionArchbishop of Nanchang [Nanchang], China
DiedPietro Cotel, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of Oubangui Chari, Central African Republic
53.2AppointedMaximiliano Crespo RiveraApostolic Administrator of Jericó, ColombiaArchbishop of Popayán, Colombia
19.8ProfessedGeorge Marin, S.J. †Member of Society of JesusPrefect Emeritus of Süchow, China
47.0ResignedMatthijs Nijens, M.S.C. †Prefect of Nuova Guinea Olandese, IndonesiaPrefect Emeritus
45.0AppointedHendrik Nollen, M.S.C. †Prefect of Nuova Guinea Olandese, IndonesiaPrefect Emeritus
70.5DiedGustavo ProvvedutiAbbot of San Martino al Monte Cimino, Italy
DiedBruno Schinxe, M.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Marshall Islands, Pacific (Oceania)
AppointedRiccardo Sykes, S.J. †Prefect of Zambese, Zimbabwe
DiedDomenico Wagenaar, M.H.M. †Prefect of Kafiristan e Kashmir, Pakistan
BornGiuseppe Zambarbieri, F.D.P. †Superior General Emeritus of Sons of Divine Providence
1 Jan29.7Ordained BishopFrancisco de Aquino Correa, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of Prusias ad HypiumArchbishop of Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil
69.3DiedHenri-Louis-Prosper BougouinBishop of Périgueux (-Sarlat), France
BornMario Picchi, S.D.B. †PaganicoBishop Emeritus of Venado Tuerto, Argentina
4 JanBornSamuel-Louis-Marie-Antoine Gaumain, O.F.M. Cap. †Saint-Pierre-de-l'Isle, FranceBishop Emeritus of Moundou, Chad
8 JanBornSalvatore DeloguBittiBishop Emeritus of Valva e Sulmona, Italy
9 Jan40.2Ordained BishopDionýz NjaradiTitular Bishop of Abila LysaniaeBishop of Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), Croatia
11 JanBornGiuseppe MoizoSalicetoBishop of Acqui, Italy
12 JanBornJoseph Robert CrowleyFort WayneAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USA
BornJoseph-Aurèle PlourdeSaint François de MadawaskaArchbishop Emeritus of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
BornLuis Aníbal Rodríguez PardoPunataArchbishop Emeritus of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
13 JanBornThomas Patrick Collins, M.M. †San Francisco, CA, USAVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Pando, Bolivia
43.7AppointedLéon-Charles-Joseph Girod, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Loango, Congo
43.7AppointedLéon-Charles-Joseph Girod, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of ObbaVicar Apostolic of Loango, Congo
14 JanBornFranciszek MusielJanikiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Częstochowa, Poland
65.7AppointedRaffaele ViriliTitular Archbishop of Ptolemais in Libya
15 Jan51.5AppointedHenri Streicher, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of UgandaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
56.8AppointedJoseph Franciskus Marie Sweens, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Victoria-Nyanza, TanzaniaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
52.7AppointedSantiago Ricardo Vilanova y MeléndezBishop of Santa Ana, El SalvadorBishop Emeritus
16 JanBornAliprando Catani, O.S.B. †Prior General Emeritus of Order of Saint Benedict
BornVincente Puchol MontisValenciaBishop of Santander, Spain
17 JanBornSalvatore AstaAlcamo, ItalyApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Portugal
23.0Ordained PriestJuan Manuel González ArbeláezPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Popayán, Colombia
19 Jan48.8AppointedJoseph Francis BuschBishop of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, USA
20 Jan75.0DiedThomas Martin Aloysius BurkeBishop of Albany, New York, USA
BornFrancesco Tortora, O.M. †TrecaseBishop Emeritus of Locri-Gerace (-Santa Maria di Polsi), Italy
21 JanBornPierre-Auguste-Antoine-Marie Guichet, M.S.C. †Saint-Hilaire-de-Clisson, FranceBishop Emeritus of Tarawa and Nauru, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)
22 Jan52.2AppointedAmerico BevilacquaTitular Bishop of RhithymnaBishop Emeritus of Alatri, Italy
52.2ResignedAmerico BevilacquaBishop of Alatri, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedJohn J. Brown, S.J. †Bishop of El Paso, Texas, USAFormer Bishop-Elect
49.6AppointedAngelo CambiasoBishop of Albenga, Italy
51.9AppointedLuigi CapotostiTitular Bishop of Thermae BasilicaeCardinal, Datary of the Apostolic Datary
47.2AppointedMauro Caruana, O.S.B. †Bishop of Malta
47.2AppointedMauro Caruana, O.S.B. †Titular Archbishop of RhodusBishop of Malta
66.6AppointedAndrea CaronTitular Archbishop of ChalcedonArchbishop Emeritus of Genova, Italy
66.6ResignedAndrea CaronArchbishop of Genova, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
53.0AppointedAntal FetserBishop of Győr (Raab), Hungary
62.7AppointedPietro GasparriCardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in LucinaCardinal, Chamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic Chamber
46.2AppointedLudovico GavottiArchbishop of Genova, Italy
43.0AppointedGabriel-Roch de LlobetBishop of Gap, FranceArchbishop of Avignon (-Apt, Cavaillon, Carpentras, Orange, e Vaison), France
56.7AppointedLuigi Maria MarelliBishop of Bergamo, Italy
54.7AppointedCarlo SicaBishop of Foligno, ItalyBishop Emeritus
50.2AppointedLuigi ZaffaramiApostolic Administrator of Todi, ItalyBishop Emeritus
50.2AppointedLuigi ZaffaramiTitular Bishop of SasimaBishop Emeritus of Todi, Italy
24 JanBornManuel MenéndezBuenos AiresBishop Emeritus of San Martín, Argentina
25 JanBornFrancesco Vòllaro, O.SS.T. †Grumo Nevano, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Ambatondrazaka, Madagascar
26 JanBornPascàsio Rettler, O.F.M. †Castrop-Rauxel (Merklinde), GermanyBishop Emeritus of Bacabal, Maranho, Brazil
27 Jan22.1ProfessedVitus Bouma, SS.CC. †Member of Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and MaryPrefect of Banka e Biliton, Indonesia
28 Jan48.6AppointedAntonio Domenico RossiAbbot of San Martino al Monte Cimino, Italy
29 JanBornJaime Francisco de Nevares, S.D.B. †Buenos AiresBishop Emeritus of Neuquén, Argentina
30 Jan59.0AppointedFranz LöbmannVicar Apostolic of Saxonia (Saxony), Germany
59.0AppointedFranz LöbmannTitular Bishop of PrieneVicar Apostolic of Saxonia (Saxony), Germany
59.0AppointedFranz LöbmannPrefect of Meißen (Meissen) {Lusazia o Lausitz; Sassonia}, GermanyVicar Apostolic of Saxonia (Saxony), Germany
31 Jan50.3Ordained BishopLuigi ZaffaramiTitular Bishop of SasimaBishop Emeritus of Todi, Italy
2 Feb41.2Ordained BishopGiovanni Maria Sanna, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Ampurias e Tempio, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Gravina e Irsina (Montepeloso), Italy
5 Feb43.2ConfirmedAdam HefterBishop of Gurk, AustriaBishop Emeritus
6 FebBornCustódio Alvim PereiraSão João do Monte, PortugalArchbishop Emeritus of Lourenço Marques, Mozambique
86.1DiedEdward Gilpin Bagshawe, C.O. †Bishop Emeritus of Nottingham, England, Great Britain
7 Feb46.2Ordained BishopPietro Calchi NovatiBishop of Bobbio, ItalyBishop of Lodi, Italy
43.2Ordained BishopAdam HefterBishop of Gurk, AustriaBishop Emeritus
36.0Ordained BishopAntônio Manoel Pereira RibeiroBishop of Funchal, Portugal
60.6DiedScipione TecchiCardinal, Pro-Prefect of the Congregation of Rites
8 FebBornPaul Heinrich NordhuesDortmundAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Paderborn, Germany
BornThomas RyanKilcommonBishop Emeritus of Clonfert, Ireland
10 Feb47.2Ordained BishopMauro Caruana, O.S.B. †Bishop of Malta
51.3SelectedJoseph ErnstBishop of Hildesheim, Germany
11 Feb54.9AppointedArnold Frans DiepenCoadjutor Bishop of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), NetherlandsBishop
54.9AppointedArnold Frans DiepenTitular Bishop of DanabaBishop of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), Netherlands
43.3AppointedSeveriano Sainz y BencamoBishop of Matanzas, Cuba
68.1AppointedAntonio VicoPro-Prefect of the Congregation of RitesCardinal, Prefect
13 Feb59.7AppointedLeonard Ludwig Baumbach, C.P. †Titular Bishop of SoliBishop Emeritus of Nicopoli, Bulgaria
59.7ResignedLeonard Ludwig Baumbach, C.P. †Bishop of Nicopoli, BulgariaBishop Emeritus
14 FebBornCostante MaltoniForlimpopoliApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Pakistan
BornOscar ZaneraRomaAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
15 Feb75.8DiedJosef KahnBishop Emeritus of Gurk, Austria
16 Feb61.5DiedAlphonse Bermyn, C.I.C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Southwestern Mongolia {Mongolia Occiduo-Meridionale}, China
17 FebBornProsper Paul Dodds, C.S.Sp. †Saint-Louis du SénégalBishop of Saint-Louis du Sénégal
18 FebBornFranz Brazys, M.I.C. †BalsupisiTitular Bishop of Zella
BornMathias Dionys Albert Paul DefreggerMünchenAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
BornHenry Joseph KennedyRozelleBishop Emeritus of Armidale, Australia
BornJules Leguerrier, O.M.I. †Clarence CreekBishop Emeritus of Moosonee, Ontario, Canada
BornAdolph MarxCologne, GermanyBishop of Brownsville, Texas, USA
19 Feb73.6DiedCharles-Gustave WalravensBishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
20 Feb78.4DiedEdward LikowskiArchbishop of Gniezno e Poznań, Poland
21 Feb23.4Ordained PriestIvan BuckoPriestOfficial Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
48.8InstalledJoseph Francis BuschBishop of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, USA
43.0Ordained BishopManuel Raimundo de MeloBishop of Caetité, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
BornDomingo Roa PérezEl CobreArchbishop Emeritus of Maracaibo, Venezuela
54.6DiedGregorio Ignazio RomeroAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
22 Feb40.9AppointedJuan Bautista Luis y PérezAuxiliary Bishop of Toledo, SpainBishop of Oviedo, Spain
40.9AppointedJuan Bautista Luis y PérezTitular Bishop of DorylaëumBishop of Oviedo, Spain
BornAristide Pirovano, P.I.M.E. †Erba, ItalyPrelate Emeritus of Macapá, Amapa, Brazil
23 Feb56.1DiedPedro Juan Campins y BarcelóBishop of Mallorca y Ibiza, Spain
53.1DiedLeonida MapelliBishop of Borgo San Donnino, Italy
46.6AppointedAntonio del Carmen Monestel y ZamoraCoadjutor Bishop of Comayagua, HondurasBishop of Alajuela, Costa Rica
46.6AppointedAntonio del Carmen Monestel y ZamoraTitular Bishop of SoraBishop of Alajuela, Costa Rica
24 Feb52.4Ordained BishopJosé Calixto Gregorio Romero y JuárezBishop of Salta, Argentina
25 Feb47.3InstalledMauro Caruana, O.S.B. †Bishop of Malta
BornLuigi DardaniGanzanigo di MedicinaBishop Emeritus of Imola, Italy
53.2AppointedManuel María Vidal y BoullonApostolic Administrator of Ciudad Rodrigo, SpainBishop of Tui, Spain
53.2AppointedManuel María Vidal y BoullonTitular Bishop of BirthaBishop of Tui, Spain
26 Feb58.4AppointedThomas Francis DoranAuxiliary Bishop of Providence, Rhode Island, USA
58.4AppointedThomas Francis DoranTitular Bishop of HalicarnassusAuxiliary Bishop of Providence, Rhode Island, USA
58.1AppointedJosip LangAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
58.1AppointedJosip LangTitular Bishop of AlabandaAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
53.6AppointedDominik PremušAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
53.6AppointedDominik PremušTitular Bishop of Belgrado e Semendria o SmederevoAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
41.0AppointedEdward Patrick RocheArchbishop of Saint John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
27 Feb74.7DiedCesare BoccaneraBishop Emeritus of Narni, Italy
BornWaclaw SkomoruchaSterdynAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Siedlce, Poland
28 Feb47.8ResignedPietro BenedettiBishop-Elect of Ozieri, ItalyApostolic Delegate Emeritus to Cuba
66.9DiedMarie-Jean-Célestin DouaisBishop of Beauvais (-Noyon-Senlis), France
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