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The Year of Our Lord 1917

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown51.8AppointedFrancisco AlbertiAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaArchbishop of La Plata, Argentina
77.6ResignedThomas Joseph CarrBishop of Australia, MilitaryArchbishop of Melbourne, Australia
BornDominic Ignatius EkandemPbio IbionoCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Abuja, Nigeria
34.1ProfessedEdward John Galvin, S.S.C.M.E. †Priest of Missionary Society of St. ColumbanBishop of Hanyang [Hanyang], China
BornThomas Kuba ThowaPakengeBishop Emeritus of Mahagi-Nioka, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
52.8AppointedDaniel MannixBishop of Australia, MilitaryArchbishop of Melbourne, Australia
21.7ProfessedAdolph John Paschang, M.M. †Member of Catholic Foreign Mission Society of AmericaBishop of Jiangmen [Kongmoon], China
16.3ProfessedJohn Angel Romaniello, M.M. †Member of Catholic Foreign Mission Society of AmericaPrefect Emeritus of Guilin [Kweilin], China
46.8AppointedLuigi SinceroSecretary of the Pontifical Commission for the Authentic Interpretation of the Code of Canon LawCardinal, Secretary of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
DiedCarlo Zappa, S.M.A. †Prefect of Upper Niger {Niger Superiore}, Nigeria
2 Jan47.0AppointedAmiel-François BessièreBishop of Constantine (-Hippone), Algeria
BornArcângelo Cerqua, P.I.M.E. †Giugliano di Campania, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Parintins, Amazonas, Brazil
77.3ResignedBarthélemy Clément CombesArchbishop of Alger, AlgeriaArchbishop of Carthage, Tunisia
51.4AppointedAugustin-Fernand LeynaudArchbishop of Alger, Algeria
3 Jan47.1AppointedNikolaos Charichiopoulos (Harikoupoulos)Bishop of Chios (Scio), Greece
5 Jan50.3AppointedCleto CassaniArchbishop of Sassari, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
52.2AppointedLorenzo LauriTitular Archbishop of EphesusCardinal, Major Penitentiary of the Apostolic Penitentiary
52.2AppointedLorenzo LauriApostolic Internuncio to PeruCardinal, Major Penitentiary of the Apostolic Penitentiary
6 Jan61.3Ordained BishopSebastiano NicotraTitular Archbishop of Heraclea in EuropaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Portugal
7 Jan63.7AppointedGiovanni Battista Marenco, S.D.B. †Titular Archbishop of Edessa in MacedoniaApostolic Internuncio to Central America
9 Jan69.5DiedGiovanni Battista VinatiBishop Emeritus of Bosa, Italy
11 Jan23.1Ordained PriestPranciskus RamanauskasPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Telšiai, Lithuania
12 Jan43.2AppointedStefano Aurelio Bacciarini, S.d.C. †Apostolic Administrator of Lugano, Switzerland
43.2AppointedStefano Aurelio Bacciarini, S.d.C. †Titular Bishop of DauliaApostolic Administrator of Lugano, Switzerland
13 Jan45.4SucceededJames DuhigArchbishop of Brisbane, Australia
86.4DiedRobert DunneArchbishop of Brisbane, Australia
15 JanBornAnton HänggiNunningenBishop Emeritus of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, Switzerland
16 JanBornEdwin Bernard BroderickNew YorkBishop Emeritus of Albany, New York, USA
18 JanBornHumberto Lara Mejía, C.M. †GuatemalaBishop of Santa Cruz del Quiché, Guatemala
49.2AppointedPlácido Ángel Rey de Lemos, O.F.M. †Apostolic Administrator of Jaén, SpainBishop Emeritus of Lugo, Spain
49.2AppointedPlácido Ángel Rey de Lemos, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of HamathaBishop Emeritus of Lugo, Spain
19 JanBornAntonio ZamaNapoliArchbishop of Sorrento-Castellammare di Stabia, Italy
20 Jan39.1Ordained BishopAlfredo Verzosa y FlorentinBishop of Lipa, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
21 Jan43.2Ordained BishopStefano Aurelio Bacciarini, S.d.C. †Titular Bishop of DauliaApostolic Administrator of Lugano, Switzerland
52.3Ordained BishopLorenzo LauriTitular Archbishop of EphesusCardinal, Major Penitentiary of the Apostolic Penitentiary
23.4Ordained PriestBoļeslavs SloskānsPriestApostolic Administrator of Minsk, Belarus
24 JanBornWilhelmus Joannes (Guillaume Jean) Demarteau, M.S.F. †Horn, NetherlandsBishop Emeritus of Banjarmasin, Indonesia
BornHendrik Hubert Frehen, S.M.M. †WaubachBishop of Reykjavik, Iceland
63.2Ordained BishopHippolyte Teissier, M.E.P. †Bishop of Mysore, India
BornGiuseppe VairoPaolaArchbishop Emeritus of Potenza-Muro Lucano-Marsico Nuovo, Italy
25 Jan57.9Ordained BishopGiuseppe d’AlessioTitular Bishop of SidonAuxiliary Bishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
27 JanBornJoseph GargitterLüsenBishop Emeritus of Bolzano-Bressanone {Bozen-Brixen}, Italy
28 Jan42.8Ordained BishopIgnacy Maria DubowskiBishop of Lutsk, Zhytomyr, and Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Łuck, Zytomierz, and Kamienec), UkraineBishop Emeritus of Luceoria o Łuck e Zytomir o Zytomierz, Ukraine
50.3Ordained BishopJohann Nepomuk Norbert Klein, O.T. †Bishop of Brno, Czech RepublicBishop Emeritus
29 Jan76.0DiedAngelo Della CioppaArchbishop of Lanciano (e Ortona), Italy
40.9AppointedBl. Josaphat Joseph Kocylovskyj (Kotsylovsky), O.S.B.M. †Bishop of Przemyśl, Sambor, et Sanok (Ruthenian), Poland
31 JanBornLuis Vallejos SantoniCallaoArchbishop of Cuzco, Peru
1 Feb63.3DiedJosé Ramón Ibarra y GonzálezArchbishop of Puebla de los Ángeles, Puebla, México
2 Feb69.6DiedJules-Auguste Coqset, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Southwestern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Meridio-Occidentale}, China
63.8AppointedGiovanni Battista Marenco, S.D.B. †Apostolic Internuncio to Central America
BornJames Daniel NiedergesesLawrenceburgBishop Emeritus of Nashville, Tennessee, USA
4 Feb44.3Ordained BishopMichał GodlewskiTitular Bishop of AgbiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Lutsk, Ukraine
39.8SucceededJean de Vienne de Hautefeuille, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Southwestern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Meridio-Occidentale}, ChinaBishop Emeritus of Tianjin [Tientsin], China
5 Feb46.2AppointedJames Paul McCloskeyBishop of Zamboanga, PhilippinesBishop of Jaro, Philippines
36.7AppointedSantiago Caragnan SanchoBishop of Tuguegarao, PhilippinesArchbishop of Nueva Segovia, Philippines
7 Feb55.3AppointedMaximiliano Crespo RiveraBishop of Santa Rosa de Osos, ColombiaArchbishop of Popayán, Colombia
8 Feb74.4DiedDiomede Angelo Raffaele Gennaro Falconio, O.F.M. †Cardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Affairs of Religious
47.8AppointedFrancisco Cristóbal ToroBishop of Antioquía-Jericó, ColombiaBishop of Antioquía, Colombia
9 Feb76.5DiedKároly HornigCardinal, Bishop of Veszprém, Hungary
10 FebBornVenedictos PrintesisMannaArchbishop Emeritus of Athēnai {Athens}, Greece
11 Feb50.3InstalledJohann Nepomuk Norbert Klein, O.T. †Bishop of Brno, Czech RepublicBishop Emeritus
63.6Ordained BishopPaul NègreTitular Bishop of CybistraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Rodez (-Vabres), France
56.2InstalledGiustino SanchiniBishop of Fano, Italy
12 FebBornGustavo Posada Peláez, M.X.Y. †FredoniaBishop Emeritus of Istmina-Tadó, Colombia
50.3ResignedAdolphe Rayssac, M.E.P. †Apostolic Administrator of Canton [Guangzhou], ChinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Swatow [Shantou], China
13 Feb72.2AppointedGiulio TontiCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Affairs of Religious
14 Feb58.3AppointedJohn McCarthyBishop of Sandhurst, Australia
15 Feb59.0AppointedJoseph Raphael John Crimont, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Alaska, USA
42.8InstalledIgnacy Maria DubowskiBishop of Lutsk, Zhytomyr, and Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Łuck, Zytomierz, and Kamienec), UkraineBishop Emeritus of Luceoria o Łuck e Zytomir o Zytomierz, Ukraine
16 Feb67.3DiedAntonino SardiBishop Emeritus of Anagni, Italy
BornDieudonné YougbaréKoupélaBishop Emeritus of Koupéla, Burkina Faso
17 FebBornAntonio Sahagún LópezTeocuitatlánAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
19 Feb84.5DiedGiacomo BellucciBishop of Chiusi e Pienza, Italy
21 FebBornLangton Douglas FoxGolders GreenBishop Emeritus of Menevia, Wales, Great Britain
22 FebBornJoseph Valerius SequeiraZanzibarBishop Emeritus of Pathein, Myanmar
57.5DiedAntônio Xisto AlbanoBishop Emeritus of São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil
23 Feb69.4DiedWincenty KluczynskiArchbishop Emeritus of Mohilev, Belarus
BornGerald Vincent McDevittPhiladelphiaAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
25 Feb49.3Ordained BishopPlácido Ángel Rey de Lemos, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of HamathaBishop Emeritus of Lugo, Spain
27 Feb66.1DiedAntun GjivojeBishop of Split-Makarska (Spalato-Macarska), Croatia
75.7DiedJanos JungAuxiliary Bishop of Vác, Hungary
28 FebBornJuvencio González AlvarezMatehualaBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Valles, San Luís Potosí, México
Mar47.1ResignedJuvencio Juan Hospital de la Puebla, O. Cart. †Vicar Apostolic of Northern Hunan {Hu-Nan Settentrionale}, ChinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
1 Mar64.6DiedRamón Ángel Jara RuzBishop of La Serena, Chile
BornBernard Martin Ngaviliau, C.S.Sp. †MaranguBishop Emeritus of Zanzibar, Tanzania
3 Mar25.2Ordained PriestGiuseppe FrancioliniPriest of Nocera Umbra, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Cortona, Italy
4 MarBornGeorge Edward LynchNew York, NYAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
6 Mar51.5Ordained BishopAugustin-Fernand LeynaudArchbishop of Alger, Algeria
11 MarBornSilvério Jarbas Paulo de Albuquerque, O.F.M. †OlindaBishop Emeritus of Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil
81.5DiedBartolomeo MirraBishop of Poggio Mirteto, Italy
12 Mar BornGiovanni BenedettiSpelloBishop Emeritus of Foligno, Italy
71.0DiedGiuseppe Ceppetelli (Cepetelli)Vicegerent of Roma {Rome}, Italy
13 Mar49.6AppointedÁngel Diego y Carbajal, O.S.A. †Vicar Apostolic of Northern Hunan {Hu-Nan Settentrionale}, ChinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Changteh [Changde], China
15 Mar53.4Ordained BishopWilliam Thomas B. RussellBishop of Charleston, South Carolina, USA
17 Mar61.0AppointedAchille LocatelliApostolic Internuncio to LuxembourgCardinal, Chamberlain Emeritus of the College of Cardinals
18 MarBornIoseph (Songolo) MulolwaMisembeBishop Emeritus of Kalemie-Kirungu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
19 MarBornClemens P. ChabukasanshaChabukasansha's VillageArchbishop Emeritus of Kasama, Zambia
22 Mar55.8AppointedAlexandre CaillotBishop of Grenoble, France
45.9AppointedGiuseppe ContiBishop of Chiusi e Pienza, Italy
59.1AppointedJoseph Raphael John Crimont, S.J. †Titular Bishop of AmmaedaraVicar Apostolic of Alaska, USA
49.6AppointedÁngel Diego y Carbajal, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of CaloeVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Changteh [Changde], China
38.9AppointedLeopoldo Eijo y GarayBishop of Vitoria, SpainBishop of Madrid, Spain
67.0ResignedHermann Joseph (Thomas) Esser, O.P. †Secretary of the Congregation of the IndexTitular Bishop of Sinis
48.5AppointedGiovanni GamberoniArchbishop of Vercelli, Italy
44.6AppointedGiovanni GariglianoBishop of Biella, Italy
61.2AppointedEugène-Louis-Ernest JulienBishop of Arras (-Boulogne-Saint-Omer), France
BornEdward Francis Kelly, M.S.C. †WellingtonBishop Emeritus of Toowoomba, Australia
44.3AppointedGeorges-Marie de Labonninière de Beaumont, C.S.Sp. †Coadjutor Bishop of Saint-Denis-de-La RéunionBishop
44.3AppointedGeorges-Marie de Labonninière de Beaumont, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of PaphusBishop of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion
54.4AppointedPeter James MuldoonBishop of Monterey-Los Angeles, California, USABishop of Rockford, Illinois, USA
58.9AppointedBasilio PompiljCardinal-Bishop of VelletriCardinal, Vicar General of Roma {Rome}, Italy
50.4AppointedBonaventura PortaBishop of Pesaro, ItalyBishop Emeritus
50.3AppointedGaston Robichez, S.J. †Bishop of Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
36.5AppointedAlberto RomitaBishop of Boiano, ItalyBishop of Boiano-Campobasso, Italy
49.4AppointedLuigi ScaranoBishop of Tivoli, Italy
61.6AppointedÉmile-Jean SeghersBishop of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, Belgium
56.2AppointedNatale SerafinoBishop of Chiavari, ItalyBishop Emeritus
55.3AppointedCarlo TaccettiBishop of Gubbio, Italy
52.9AppointedEugenio Tosi, O.Ss.C.A. †Bishop of Andria, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
62.8AppointedPierre VerdierAuxiliary Bishop of Rodez (-Vabres), France
62.8AppointedPierre VerdierTitular Bishop of TitopolisAuxiliary Bishop of Rodez (-Vabres), France
60.1AppointedBernard Nicholas WardApostolic Administrator of Brentwood, England, Great BritainBishop
60.1AppointedBernard Nicholas WardTitular Bishop of LyddaBishop of Brentwood, England, Great Britain
23 Mar65.6InstalledJosé María Salvador y BarreraArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
24 Mar24.8Ordained PriestJosé Constantino García Pulgar, O.S.A. †Priest of Order of St. AugustineVicar Apostolic of Iquitos, Peru
BornGeorge Maung KyawNyaunggonBishop of Bassein, Myanmar
25.7Ordained PriestJoseph MeilePriest of Sankt Gallen, SwitzerlandBishop
25 Mar47.3Ordained BishopNikolaos Charichiopoulos (Harikoupoulos)Bishop of Chios (Scio), Greece
26.1Ordained PriestGrégoire Georges Camille HindiéPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Armenian), Syria
BornRamón Salas Valdés, S.J. †Santiago de ChileBishop Emeritus of Arica, Chile
30 Mar63.4DiedAngelo StruffoliniBishop Emeritus of Ascoli Satriano e Cerignola, Italy
31 Mar51.1InstalledEustaquio Nieto y MartínBishop of Sigüenza, Spain
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