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The Year of Our Lord 1926

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownAppointedGiuseppe Balbo, I.M.C. †Prefect of Meru, Kenya
45.2AppointedSalvatore Ballo GuercioApostolic Administrator of Acireale, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Mazara del Vallo, Italy
BornMarcel Bam’ba GongoaBengeBishop Emeritus of Bondo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
58.6ResignedPietro BenedettiApostolic Delegate to CubaApostolic Delegate Emeritus
48.9AppointedAntonio Maria Capettini, P.I.M.E. †Auxiliary Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, ItalyVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Hanchung [Hanzhong], China
14.4ProfessedOrazio Ferrucio Ceól, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Qichun [Kichow], China
22.3ProfessedVito Chang Tso-huan, S.V.D. †Member of Society of the Divine WordBishop Emeritus of Xinyang [Sinyang], China
51.9ResignedAdalbero Joseph (Michael) Fleischer, C.M.M. †Superior General of Congregation of Mariannhill MissionariesVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Mariannhill, South Africa
40.4ResignedDaniel Kauczor, M.F.S.C. †Prefect of Lydenburg, South AfricaPrefect Emeritus
21.4ProfessedInigo Maximilian König, S.D.S. †Member of Society of the Divine SaviorPrefect of Shaowu [Shaowu], China
AppointedGiovanni Matteo Konings, O.S.C. †Prefect of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
71.9RetiredJoseph-Marie Leray, M.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Gilbert Islands {Isole Gilbert}, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
BornChristophe Munzihirwa Mwene Ngabo, S.J. †KabareArchbishop of Bukavu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
55.7ResignedMichael Ott, O.S.B. †Abbot of Saint Peter-Muenster, Saskatchewan, CanadaAbbot Emeritus
64.0ResignedAntónio Joaquim PereiraAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, PortugalFormer Auxiliary Bishop-Elect
64.0ResignedAntónio Joaquim PereiraTitular Archbishop of MityleneFormer Auxiliary Bishop-Elect of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
62.0ResignedCyrille Riza (Rizq)Patriarchal Vicar of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek), PalestineAuxiliary Bishop of Damas (Syrian), Syria
DiedEnrico Smeets, S.C.I. †Prefect of Benkoelen, Indonesia
DiedRiccardo Turner, M.H.M. †Superior of San Andrés y Providencia, Colombia
41.5ResignedIstván Uzdóczy-Zadravecz, O.F.M. †Bishop of Hungary, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
26.6Ordained PriestStefan VaprovychPriest of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanisławów] (Ukrainian), UkraineAuxiliary Bishop
48.0AppointedAlfredo Verzosa y FlorentinApostolic Administrator of Nueva Segovia, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of Lipa, Philippines
26.5Ordained PriestEdmond Édouard Wolff, S.M.A. †Priest of Society of African MissionsPrefect of Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire
1 Jan26.5Ordained PriestVasile AfteniePriest of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (Romanian), RomaniaAuxiliary Bishop
BornJosé Manuel Estepa LlaurensAndújarCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Spain, Military
2 Jan49.1AppointedEdward Aleksander Wladyslaw O’RourkeBishop of Gdańsk, PolandBishop Emeritus
3 Jan44.4Ordained BishopAugust Hlond, S.D.B. †Bishop of Katowice, PolandCardinal, Archbishop of Gniezno, Poland
46.8Ordained BishopRafael Lira InfanteBishop of Rancagua, ChileBishop of Valparaíso, Chile
4 Jan59.1AppointedJohann Nepomuk Norbert Klein, O.T. †Titular Bishop of SyeneBishop Emeritus of Brno, Czech Republic
59.1ResignedJohann Nepomuk Norbert Klein, O.T. †Bishop of Brno, Czech RepublicBishop Emeritus
BornConstantin Szabó (Sabov, Savov)SzémerkeAdministrator of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), Ukraine
6 Jan57.9Ordained BishopBernard Cornelius O’RileyTitular Bishop of PhobaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Cape of Good Hope, Western District {Capo di Buona Speranza, Distretto Occidentale}, South Africa
55.8Ordained BishopJules-Géraud SaliègeBishop of Gap, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Toulouse (-Narbonne-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), France
11 Jan71.8AppointedGustave-Charles-Marie Mutel, M.E.P. †Titular Archbishop of RatiariaVicar Apostolic of Seoul, Korea (South)
12 Jan52.7Ordained BishopEmmanuel CosteTitular Bishop of FlaviopolisArchbishop of Aix (-Arles-Embrun), France
13 Jan61.4DiedAntonio Hernández y RodríguezBishop Emeritus of Tabasco, México
14 JanBornJoaquim Rufino do RêgoPicosBishop Emeritus of Parnaíba, Piaui, Brazil
15 Jan76.9AppointedDenis Joseph O’ConnellTitular Bishop of MariammeBishop Emeritus of Richmond, Virginia, USA
76.9RetiredDenis Joseph O’ConnellBishop of Richmond, Virginia, USABishop Emeritus
16 JanBornGermán Schmitz Sauerborn, M.S.C. †LimaAuxiliary Bishop of Lima, Peru
17 JanBornAntoine HacaultBruxellesArchbishop of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, Canada
48.7Ordained BishopGiacomo MontanelliBishop of Crema, ItalyArchbishop of Vercelli, Italy
18 Jan49.0DiedÉmile-Alexandre-Joseph Devred, M.E.P. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Seoul, Korea (South)Vicar Apostolic
43.6AppointedEdward Aloysius MooneyTitular Archbishop of Irenopolis in IsauriaCardinal, Archbishop of Detroit, Michigan, USA
43.6AppointedEdward Aloysius MooneyApostolic Delegate to IndiaCardinal, Archbishop of Detroit, Michigan, USA
BornMichael RozarioSolepurArchbishop Emeritus of Dhaka, Bangladesh
20 Jan BornHenry Sebastian D’SouzaIgatpuriArchbishop Emeritus of Calcutta, India
48.7AppointedJoseph Laurent Philippe, S.C.I. †Superior General of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartBishop of Luxembourg
BornJohn Michael SherlockReginaBishop Emeritus of London, Ontario, Canada
22 Jan75.4DiedAndrés Machado, S.J. †Bishop of Guayaquil, Ecuador
23 Jan74.1DiedDésiré Felicien François Joseph MercierCardinal, Archbishop of Mechelen, Belgium
BornLuis Oswaldo Pérez CalderónSan RoqueBishop of Ibarra, Ecuador
25 Jan43.0Ordained BishopLouis-Michel-François Tardy, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of AcalissusVicar Apostolic of Gabon, Gabon
26 Jan51.8DiedJoseph Sarsfield Glass, C.M. †Bishop of Salt Lake, Utah, USA
55.9InstalledJules-Géraud SaliègeBishop of Gap, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Toulouse (-Narbonne-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), France
27 Jan BornJacó (Jacob) Roberto HilgertHarmoniaBishop Emeritus of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
28 JanBornAdriani MkobaMgetaBishop Emeritus of Morogoro, Tanzania
29 Jan45.5AppointedArturo Jara Marquez, S.D.B. †Vicar Apostolic of Magallanes-Islas Malvinas, ChileVicar Apostolic Emeritus
31 JanBornAntonio Briva MirabentSitgesBishop of Astorga, Spain
BornJohannes Joachim DegenhardtSchwelmCardinal, Archbishop of Paderborn, Germany
43.7Ordained BishopEdward Aloysius MooneyTitular Archbishop of Irenopolis in IsauriaCardinal, Archbishop of Detroit, Michigan, USA
24.2Ordained PriestJohn Joseph U WinPriest of Mandalay, MyanmarArchbishop
Feb55.9SucceededNoël de Cleene, C.I.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Léopoldville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
2 Feb45.7Ordained BishopTeodoro KubinaBishop of Częstochowa, Poland
BornMiguel Obando Bravo, S.D.B.La Libertad (Chontales)Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Managua, Nicaragua
3 FebBornFrancis Joseph MacKiernanStradrinanBishop Emeritus of Kilmore, Ireland
41.2Ordained BishopThomas Anthony WelchBishop of Duluth, Minnesota, USA
6 Feb55.8AppointedLuigi SinceroPro-Secretary of the Congregation for the Oriental ChurchesCardinal, Secretary
7 Feb56.3Ordained BishopFrancisco Miguel Irazola y Galarza, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of FlaviasVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Ucayali, Peru
BornEstanislao Esteban KarlicOlivaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Paraná, Argentina
29.0Ordained PriestRaymond Larose, C.S.C. †Priest of Congregation of Holy CrossBishop Emeritus of Chittagong, Bangladesh
9 Feb59.2AppointedPietro MańkowskiTitular Archbishop of AenusBishop Emeritus of Kamyanets-Podilskyi, Ukraine
59.2ResignedPietro MańkowskiBishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi, UkraineBishop Emeritus
10 Feb43.0AppointedBl. Hryhory LakotaAuxiliary Bishop of Przemyśl, Sambor, et Sanok (Ukrainian), Poland
43.0AppointedBl. Hryhory LakotaTitular Bishop of DaoniumAuxiliary Bishop of Przemyśl, Sambor, et Sanok (Ukrainian), Poland
11 Feb45.7AppointedMichel-Joseph Bourguignon d’Herbigny, S.J. †Official of the Roman Curia - OtherOfficial Emeritus
45.7AppointedMichel-Joseph Bourguignon d’Herbigny, S.J. †Titular Bishop of IliumOfficial Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
59.9Ordained BishopAlexandre-Philibert PoirierTitular Bishop of Irenopolis in CiliciaBishop of Tarbes et Lourdes, France
12 Feb69.5DiedCharles McHughBishop of Derry, Ireland
13 FebBornĀrvaldis Andrejs BrumanisKlostereBishop Emeritus of Liepāja, Latvia
56.2DiedEdmund DalborCardinal, Archbishop of Gniezno e Poznań, Poland
14 Feb61.1DiedJuan Bautista Benlloch y VivóCardinal, Archbishop of Burgos, Spain
22.5Ordained PriestPietro GazzoliPriest of Brescia, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
BornMaxwell Valentine NoronhaKayamkulamBishop Emeritus of Calicut, India
25.2Ordained PriestFrancis Yi Hsüan-hua (Xuan-hua)PriestBishop of Xiangyang [Siangyang], China
16 Feb74.9DiedClaude BardelBishop of Sées, France
40.3AppointedLouis-Gabriel-Xavier Jantzen, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Chungking [Chongqing], ChinaArchbishop Emeritus of Chongqing [Chungking], China
40.3AppointedLouis-Gabriel-Xavier Jantzen, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of TremithusArchbishop Emeritus of Chongqing [Chungking], China
53.0AppointedFilippo Perlo, I.M.C. †Superior General of Consolata MissionariesVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kenya, Kenya
17 Feb75.0DiedIvan Borzatti de LöwensternAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
58.8AppointedAntonio José Luis Castro Alvarez, SS.CC. †Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago de ChileBishop Emeritus of San Carlos de Ancud, Chile
68.5DiedJan Feliks CieplakArchbishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
18 Feb58.6DiedGiovanni Andrea MaseraBishop of Colle di Val d’Elsa, Italy
19 Feb70.4AppointedSalvatore MeoAuxiliary Bishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
70.4AppointedSalvatore MeoTitular Bishop of MethoneAuxiliary Bishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
20 Feb BornHéctor Morera VegaPalmaresBishop Emeritus of Tilarán, Costa Rica
66.2DiedPaul-Eugène RoyArchbishop of Québec, Canada
21 Feb73.2DiedIgnazio HomsiTitular Bishop of Tarsus dei Greco-Melkiti
22 Feb BornJuan Rodolfo Laise, O.F.M. Cap.Buenos AiresBishop Emeritus of San Luis, Argentina
23 Feb55.6DiedErnesto CozziApostolic Delegate to Albania
BornLuigi de MagistrisCagliari, ItalyCardinal, Pro-Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
71.8DiedPaul-Marie Reynaud, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Ningpo [Ningbo], China
24 Feb60.5InstalledAdolf Piotr SzelążekBishop of Lutsk, Ukraine
59.3Ordained BishopJosé Vila y MartínezBishop of Gerona, Spain
BornClímaco Jacinto Zarauz CarrilloSan Antonio de IbarraBishop Emeritus of Azogues, Ecuador
26 Feb49.9AppointedAlfred-Odilon ComtoisAuxiliary Bishop of Trois Rivières, Québec, CanadaBishop
49.9AppointedAlfred-Odilon ComtoisTitular Bishop of BarcaBishop of Trois Rivières, Québec, Canada
BornGabino Díaz MerchánMoraArchbishop Emeritus of Oviedo, Spain
27 FebBornLuc Alfons De Hovre, S.J. †NederbrakelAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
24.3Ordained PriestFrancis Joseph GrimshawPriest of Clifton, England, Great BritainArchbishop of Birmingham, England, Great Britain
BornAntônio Sarto, S.D.B. †LinsBishop Emeritus of Barra do Garças, Mato Grosso, Brazil
79.6DiedAgostino SiljCardinal, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura
28 Feb88.1DiedGiovanni Cagliero, S.D.B. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
BornMassimo GiustettiRiva di PineroloBishop Emeritus of Biella, Italy
BornAntonio Vilaplana MolinaAlcoyBishop Emeritus of León, Spain
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