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The Year of Our Lord 1924

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornChrétien Matawo BakpessiYadéBishop of Sokodé, Togo
BornNestor BihondaGisanzeBishop Emeritus of Muyinga, Burundi
DiedRoberto de Castellanza, O.F.M. Cap. †Apostolic Administrator of São José do Grajaú, Brazil
BornJames ChionaBandaweArchbishop Emeritus of Blantyre, Malawi
29.1IncardinatedJames Louis ConnollyPriest of Saint Paul, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus of Fall River, Massachusetts, USA
DiedBertrando Cothonay, O.P. †Prefect of Lang Són et Cao Bang, Viet Nam
DiedLeone Dérikx, O. Praem. †Prefect of Western Uélé {Uélé Occidental}, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
28.0Ordained PriestAntonius Deutsch, SS.CC. †Priest of Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and MaryPrefect Emeritus of Central Norway {Norvegia Centrale} [Mellom-Norge]
DiedGiustino Fabre, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of French Guiana-Cayenne, French Guyana, Antilles
22.4ProfessedPeter Gratian Grimm, O.F.M. Cap. †Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Tianshui [Tsinchow], China
DiedGuglielmo Herting, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of Kroonstad, South Africa
32.9Ordained PriestJacob Abraham Theophilos KalapurakalPriestBishop Emeritus of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankarese), India
19.2ProfessedJohann Werner Lesinski, O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersBishop of Changting [Tingchow], China
BornRoger MpunguMuhwanyaBishop Emeritus of Muyinga, Burundi
DiedEmilio Rolin, O.P. †Prefect of Eastern Uélé {Uélé Orientale}, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
DiedAlessandro dei Santi, O.SS.T. †Prefect of Benadir, Somalia
59.7ResignedTito TrocchiApostolic Internuncio to BoliviaOfficial of the Apostolic Chamber
DiedLuis A. Venegas HenríquezVicar General of Chillán, Chile
BornJean ZoaSaaArchbishop of Yaoundé, Cameroon
1 JanBornAntónios Varthalítis, A.A. †VarisArchbishop Emeritus of Corfù, Zante e Cefalonia, Greece
3 Jan61.0AppointedAntônio Malan, S.D.B. †Bishop of Petrolina, Pernambuco, Brazil
BornHovhannes Tertsakian, C.A.M. †Aleppo, SyriaApostolic Exarch Emeritus of United States of America and Canada (Armenian), New York
4 Jan39.6AppointedBartholomew Stanislaus Wilson, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Bagamoyo, TanzaniaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Sierra Leone
39.6AppointedBartholomew Stanislaus Wilson, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of AcmoniaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Sierra Leone
5 Jan45.5AppointedGiovanni Battista Peruzzo, C.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Mantova, ItalyBishop of Agrigento (Girgenti), Italy
45.5AppointedGiovanni Battista Peruzzo, C.P. †Titular Bishop of Euroea in EpiroBishop of Agrigento (Girgenti), Italy
6 Jan47.3InstalledSerafín María Armora y GonzálezBishop of Ciudad Victoria-Tamaulipas, Tamaulipas, México
22.5Ordained PriestGuglielmo BosettiPriestBishop of Fidenza, Italy
BornEugene James Cuskelly, M.S.C. †OakeyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Brisbane, Australia
BornJohn C. O’Riordan, C.S.Sp.Effin, IrelandBishop Emeritus of Kenema, Sierra Leone
9 JanBornRené Fernández ApazaPadillaArchbishop Emeritus of Cochabamba, Bolivia
10 Jan BornPierre Marie Léon Augustin PlateauSaint-Servan-sur-MerArchbishop Emeritus of Bourges, France
12 Jan55.2SucceededEverard Ter Laak, C.I.C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Tchagar, ChinaVicar Apostolic of Siwantze [Chongli-Xiwanzi], China
78.2DiedJerome-Josse Van Aertselaer, C.I.C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Tchagar, China
13 Jan24.1Ordained PriestFriedrich Maria Heinrich RintelenPriest of Paderborn, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, Germany
BornLéon-Raymond SoulierLe MalzieuBishop Emeritus of Limoges, France
14 JanBornFrancis Gerard BrooksRathfrilandBishop Emeritus of Dromore, Ireland
56.0AppointedJosef HammelsAuxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
56.0AppointedJosef HammelsTitular Bishop of SoliAuxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
15 Jan48.2AppointedJean-Marie JanCoadjutor Bishop of Cap-Haïtien, HaïtiBishop Emeritus
48.2AppointedJean-Marie JanTitular Bishop of Metropolis in AsiaBishop Emeritus of Cap-Haïtien, Haïti
16 Jan57.8AppointedPierre Aziz HoTitular Bishop of AradBishop of Zaku (Chaldean), Iraq
57.8ResignedPierre Aziz HoBishop of Salmas {Shahpour} (Chaldean), IranBishop of Zaku (Chaldean), Iraq
39.3AppointedAlfred-Jean Guyomard, O.M.I. †Bishop of Jaffna, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
18 JanBornJohn Bukovsky, S.V.D. †Cerova, SlovakiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Russian Federation
37.8AppointedTheodosius Jan J. Herkenrath, SS.CC. †Prefect of Banka e Biliton, IndonesiaPrefect Emeritus
20 Jan44.0Ordained BishopRafael Balanzá y NavarroTitular Bishop of Chersonesus in CretaBishop of Lugo, Spain
70.5DiedLuigi BoschiBishop of Ripatransone, Italy
27.1Ordained PriestGeorge Daniel Breen, C.S.C. †Priest of Congregation of Holy CrossPrefect Emeritus of Haflong, India
49.6Ordained BishopMichael BuchbergerTitular Bishop of AthribisBishop of Regensburg, Germany
21 Jan80.8AppointedGiovanni Maria Camilleri, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of MethoneBishop Emeritus of Gozo, Malta
80.8RetiredGiovanni Maria Camilleri, O.S.A. †Bishop of Gozo, MaltaBishop Emeritus
44.0AppointedCésar Angel Vigiani, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Chaco, BoliviaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
44.0AppointedCésar Angel Vigiani, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of AndrapaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Chaco, Bolivia
59.0AppointedAnton Pieter Franz van Velsen, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Batavia, IndonesiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
59.0AppointedAnton Pieter Franz van Velsen, S.J. †Titular Bishop of AezaniVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Batavia, Indonesia
22 Jan BornJán Chryzostom Korec, S.J.BošanyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Nitra, Slovakia
23 Jan69.5DiedVincenzo BacchiBishop of Faenza, Italy
BornVasco Giuseppe BertelliPontederaBishop Emeritus of Volterra, Italy
24 JanBornWilliam Jerome McCormackNew YorkAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
25 JanBornPaulino Reale ChirinaCanicattini BagniBishop Emeritus of Venado Tuerto, Argentina
26 Jan58.1AppointedThomas (Franz Xaver) Spreiter, O.S.B. †Vicar Apostolic of Eshowe, South AfricaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
BornStanislaw SzymeckiKatowice-Zaleska HaldaArchbishop Emeritus of Białystok, Poland
27 Jan82.9DiedGiuseppe FiorenzaArchbishop Emeritus of Siracusa, Italy
52.1Ordained BishopLuigi MazziniBishop of Anagni, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornMarian PrzykuckiSkokiArchbishop Emeritus of Szczecin-Kamień, Poland
29 Jan61.7AppointedWilliam Francis BrownAuxiliary Bishop of Southwark, England, Great Britain
61.7AppointedWilliam Francis BrownTitular Bishop of PellaAuxiliary Bishop of Southwark, England, Great Britain
54.3Ordained BishopDante Carlo Munerati, S.D.B. †Bishop of Volterra, Italy
30 Jan64.2DiedJosé Gregorio Castro Miranda, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Cuzco, Peru
49.9AppointedGastone Antonio RasneurBishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
31 JanBornAngelo Frosi (Frozi), S.X. †Bassano, ItalyBishop of Abaetetuba, Para, Brazil
1 FebBornIgnatius D’CunhaVasaiBishop Emeritus of Aurangabad, India
39.3AppointedAntônio dos Santos CabralArchbishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
2 Feb23.1Ordained PriestCarlos Riu AnglésPriest of Santiago de CubaBishop Emeritus of Camagüey, Cuba
3 Feb61.0AppointedAuguste GrumelBishop of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, France
4 FebBornAlberto GiglioliBuonconventoBishop Emeritus of Montepulciano-Chiusi-Pienza, Italy
5 Feb56.0Ordained BishopEugène CurienBishop of La Rochelle (-Saintes), FranceBishop Emeritus
BornDuraisamy Simon LourdusamyKalleriCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
9 Feb66.8DiedRichard CollinsBishop of Hexham and Newcastle, England, Great Britain
10 FebBornMarcos Gregorio McGrath, C.S.C. †PanamáArchbishop Emeritus of Panamá
45.6Ordained BishopGiovanni Battista Peruzzo, C.P. †Titular Bishop of Euroea in EpiroBishop of Agrigento (Girgenti), Italy
13 Feb59.4AppointedGeorges-Prudent-Marie Bruley des VarannesTitular Archbishop of Claudiopolis in HonoriadeBishop Emeritus of Monaco
59.4ResignedGeorges-Prudent-Marie Bruley des VarannesBishop of MonacoBishop Emeritus
14 Feb48.6AppointedGiuseppe BrunoSecretary of the Pontifical Commission for the Authentic Interpretation of the Code of Canon LawCardinal, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura
67.8AppointedFederico Cattani AmadoriSecretary of the Apostolic PenitentiaryCardinal, Priest of Modigliana, Italy
49.5Ordained BishopThomas O’DonnellBishop of Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaArchbishop of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
18 FebBornMichael MurphyKilmichaelBishop of Cork and Ross, Ireland
19 Feb60.9DiedJohn Edward Gunn, S.M. †Bishop of Natchez, Mississippi, USA
74.7DiedJerónimo Thomé da SilvaArchbishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
20 Feb62.2DiedDomenico Pozzoni, P.I.M.E. †Vicar Apostolic of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
21 FebBornJosé de LimaTirosBishop Emeritus of Sete Lagoas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
76.5DiedTheophile MeerschaertBishop of Oklahoma, USA
BornSilvano PiovanelliRonta di MugelloCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Firenze {Florence}, Italy
24 Feb BornRemi Joseph De RooSwan LakeBishop Emeritus of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
56.1Ordained BishopJosef HammelsTitular Bishop of SoliAuxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
25 Feb41.0Ordained BishopJames Aloysius GriffinBishop of Springfield in Illinois, USA
26.2Ordained PriestEdmund Peiris, O.M.I. †Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop Emeritus of Chilaw, Sri Lanka
51.0AppointedEdouard van Goethem, M.S.C. †Prefect of Tsuapa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Coquilhatville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
26 FebBornClimério Almeida de AndradeSão Salvador da BahiaBishop of Vitória da Conquista, Bahia, Brazil
51.3AppointedAndrew KillianBishop of Port Augusta, AustraliaArchbishop of Adelaide, Australia
29 FebBornAndrzej Maria DeskurSancygniów, PolandCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications
BornGabriel Lee Gab-souYan-ChenBishop Emeritus of Busan {Pusan}, Korea (South)
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