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The Year of Our Lord 1925

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown24.8Ordained PriestGaetano Briani, F.S.C.J. †Priest of Sons of the Sacred Heart of JesusSuperior General Emeritus of Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus
48.0ResignedAntonio Maria Capettini, P.I.M.E. †Vicar Apostolic of Hanchung [Hanzhong], ChinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
26.0ProfessedJulian Edward Dillon, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorPrefect of Shashi [Shasi], China
BornGabriel Dwatuka WagiBandalaBishop Emeritus of Rumbek, South Sudan
BornGabriel KihimbareNuguereroAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Kitega, Burundi
28.6ProfessedEdgar Larochelle, P.M.E. †Priest of Société des Missions-ÉtrangèresPrefect Emeritus of Lintong [Lintung], China
25.0ProfessedCharles-Joseph Lemaire, M.E.P. †Member of La Société des Missions EtrangèresCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kirin [Jilin], China
23.5ProfessedEmilien Massé, P.M.E. †Member of Société des Missions-ÉtrangèresPrefect of Lintong [Lintung], China
AppointedGiuseppe Rose, O.M.I. †Prefect of Pilcomayo, Paraguay
18.3ProfessedAlphonse Van Buggenhout, C.I.C.M. †Member of Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of MaryApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Datong [Tatung], China
1 Jan BornPaulius Antanas Baltakis, O.F.M.Troškunai, LithuaniaTitular Bishop of Egara
2 JanBornUbaldo CalabresiSezze Romano, ItalyApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Argentina
43.1AppointedGaetano CicognaniTitular Archbishop of AncyraCardinal, Pro-Prefect Emeritus of the Apostolic Signatura
43.1AppointedGaetano CicognaniApostolic Nuncio to BoliviaCardinal, Pro-Prefect Emeritus of the Apostolic Signatura
BornFrancesco ColasuonnoGrumo AppulaCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Italy
58.5AppointedPedro Ladislao González y EstradaTitular Bishop of Attalea in PamphyliaBishop Emeritus of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
58.5ResignedPedro Ladislao González y EstradaBishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, CubaBishop Emeritus
3 JanBornValenti Giacomo Lazzeri, O.F.M. Cap. †Cologno al SerioBishop of São José do Grajaú, Brazil
4 Jan22.5Ordained PriestCarlos Eduardo de Sabóia Bandeira Melo, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Palmas, Brazil
5 JanBornMarcello CostalungaRoma, ItalyOfficial Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
75.1DiedHenry MoellerArchbishop of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
69.0DiedPatrick PhelanBishop of Sale, Australia
6 Jan BornDante Frasnelli Tarter, O.S.I.Dardine, ItalyPrelate Emeritus of Huarí, Peru
49.1InstalledGiovanni PranziniBishop of Carpi, Italy
7 JanBornManuel S. SalvadorDalagueteCoadjutor Archbishop of Cebu, Philippines
8 Jan79.4AppointedAndreas Franz Frühwirth, O.P. †Major Penitentiary of the Apostolic PenitentiaryCardinal, Chancellor of the Apostolic Chancery
11 Jan51.3Ordained BishopSerafino Cimino, O.F.M. †Titular Archbishop of CyrrhusApostolic Nuncio to Peru
12 Jan54.9InstalledJean-Justin-Michel GirbeauBishop of Nîmes (-Uzès e Alès), France
BornGeorges Marcel Émile Nicolas Perron, O.F.M. Cap.Chemillé, FranceBishop Emeritus of Djibouti
BornGabriel Marie Étienne VanelAmpuisArchbishop Emeritus of Auch (-Condom-Lectoure-Lombez), France
13 Jan66.1DiedFranz Zorn von BulachAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Strasbourg, France
14 JanBornRafael Muñoz NúñezVista HermosaBishop Emeritus of Aguascalientes, México
15 JanAppointedLeone Delaval, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of French Guiana-Cayenne, French Guyana, Antilles
16 Jan58.1AppointedFelix Ambrosio Guerra, S.D.B. †Titular Archbishop of VerissaArchbishop Emeritus of Santiago de Cuba
58.1ResignedFelix Ambrosio Guerra, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Santiago de CubaArchbishop Emeritus
53.0AppointedGabriel-Roch de LlobetCoadjutor Archbishop of Avignon (-Apt, Cavaillon, Carpentras, Orange, e Vaison), FranceArchbishop
53.0AppointedGabriel-Roch de LlobetTitular Archbishop of OdessusArchbishop of Avignon (-Apt, Cavaillon, Carpentras, Orange, e Vaison), France
63.3AppointedCarlo Dalmazio MinorettiCardinal, Archbishop of Genova, Italy
17 JanBornAlfredo BattistiMasiArchbishop Emeritus of Udine, Italy
BornMatthew Kia Yen-wenYuenshi HsienArchbishop Emeritus of Taipei, Taiwan
BornJózef Kazimierz KluzOlpinyAuxiliary Bishop of Gdańsk, Poland
18 Jan72.2DiedLouis Charles CasartelliBishop of Salford, England, Great Britain
63.6Ordained BishopAntoni LaubitzTitular Bishop of IasusAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno e Poznań, Poland
19 Jan92.9DiedPedro Rocamora y GarcíaBishop of Tortosa, Spain
20 Jan39.1AppointedGuido Benedito Beck de Ramberga, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of Araucanía, ChileVicar Apostolic of Araucanía, Chile
46.1Ordained BishopJustino José de Sant’AnaBishop of Juiz de Fora, Brazil
21 Jan BornLuciano José Cabral DuarteAracajúArchbishop Emeritus of Aracajú, Sergipe, Brazil
BornŠtefan VrablecZávodAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bratislava, Slovakia
23 Jan46.7InstalledJoão Irineu Joffily (Joffly)Archbishop of Belém do Pará, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
25 JanBornMario MigliettaLeveranoBishop Emeritus of Ugento-Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy
BornMarcial Augusto Ramírez PonceSantiago de la PuntaBishop Emeritus of Venezuela, Military
26 JanBornGabriel Larraín ValdiviesoSantiagoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Santiago de Chile
27 Jan53.5Ordained BishopJoseph ThormanBishop of Hexham and Newcastle, England, Great Britain
28 Jan66.3InstalledThéophile-Marie LouvardBishop of Coutances (-Avranches), France
29 Jan58.1DiedIgnazio Gladès BerziBishop of Luqsor {Tebe} (Coptic), Egypt
30 JanBornLéon HégeléMontreux-VieuxAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Strasbourg, France
31 JanBornBernardino Rivera Alvarez, O.F.M. †PanacachiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Potosí, Bolivia
1 Feb43.2Ordained BishopGaetano CicognaniTitular Archbishop of AncyraCardinal, Pro-Prefect Emeritus of the Apostolic Signatura
3 FebBornJean-Baptiste DécosteSaint Louis du SudBishop of Hinche, Haïti
5 Feb79.3DiedCharles du Pont de LigonnèsBishop of Rodez (-Vabres), France
71.6ResignedPaul NègreAuxiliary Bishop of Rodez (-Vabres), FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
6 Feb50.6AppointedAlphonse Emmanuel DeschampsAuxiliary Bishop of Montréal, Québec, Canada
50.6AppointedAlphonse Emmanuel DeschampsTitular Bishop of ThennesusAuxiliary Bishop of Montréal, Québec, Canada
56.4AppointedJohn Thomas KiddBishop of Calgary, Alberta, CanadaBishop of London, Ontario, Canada
7 Feb BornPedro Luís Guido Scarpa, O.F.M. Cap.Venezia, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Ndalatando, Angola
9 Feb82.4AppointedAlfred-Jules MélissonTitular Bishop of Irenopolis in CiliciaBishop Emeritus of Blois, France
82.4RetiredAlfred-Jules MélissonBishop of Blois, FranceBishop Emeritus
10 Feb82.0DiedPaolo Emio BergamaschiBishop Emeritus of Troia, Italy
11 Feb39.0Ordained BishopAntônio de Almeida Lustosa, S.D.B. †Bishop of Uberaba, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
47.0Ordained BishopLouis-Joseph KerkhofsTitular Bishop of Diocaesarea in PalaestinaBishop Emeritus of Liège, Belgium
38.7Ordained BishopJosé Maria Parreira LaraBishop of Santos, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop of Caratinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
12 FebBornAlfonso Arteaga YepesDon MatíasBishop of Espinal, Colombia
13 Feb51.4AppointedErnest Hauger, S.M.A. †Vicar Apostolic of Costa d’Oro {Gold Coast}, GhanaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
72.3AppointedCarmelo PujiaBishop of Crotone (Cotrone), ItalyArchbishop of Reggio Calabria, Italy
63.3AppointedAntonio Tommaso VidemariTitular Bishop of Neocaesarea in SyriaBishop Emeritus of Ogliastra, Italy
63.3ResignedAntonio Tommaso VidemariBishop of Ogliastra, ItalyBishop Emeritus
14 FebBornPaul Francis RedingHamiltonBishop of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
15 Feb53.3InstalledGiuseppe CastelliBishop of Novara, Italy
26.5Ordained PriestFrancesco MonacoPriest of Nicosia, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Caltanissetta, Italy
16 Feb51.4AppointedErnest Hauger, S.M.A. †Titular Bishop of ClazomenaeVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Costa d’Oro {Gold Coast}, Ghana
17 FebBornRoger Joseph BourratSaint-Martin-en-HautBishop Emeritus of Rodez (-Vabres), France
18 Feb31.3Ordained PriestIgnace RamarosandratanaPriestBishop of Miarinarivo, Madagascar
30.8Ordained PriestEdouard RanaivoPriestBishop of Miarinarivo, Madagascar
20 Feb83.8DiedJean-Marie-Raoul Le Bas de Courmont, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Zanguebar, Kenya
21 Feb40.8DiedMichele CerratiVicar Apostolic of Italy, Military
24 Feb BornRaymond Conway BenjaminRockhamptonBishop Emeritus of Townsville, Australia
55.0Ordained BishopNoël de Cleene, C.I.M. †Titular Bishop of UsulaVicar Apostolic of Léopoldville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
55.1Ordained BishopThomas Wulstan Pearson, O.S.B. †Bishop of Lancaster, England, Great Britain
27 Feb62.2DiedJoseph-Maxime SedfaouiBishop of Minya {Ermopoli Maggiore; Minieh} (Coptic), Egypt
28 Feb44.1SelectedYousef VII GhanimaAuxiliary Bishop of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), IraqPatriarch
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