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The Year of Our Lord 1927

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornEugène Abissa KwakuKoun-AbronsoBishop of Abengourou, Côte d’Ivoire
46.3ResignedSalvatore Ballo GuercioApostolic Administrator of Acireale, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Mazara del Vallo, Italy
BornÉmile BiayendaMfinkabitoungouCardinal, Archbishop of Brazzaville, Congo
AppointedEnrico Breuer, O.M.I. †Prefect of Pilcomayo, Paraguay
49.6ResignedBl. Nykyta BudkaBishop of Canada (Ukrainian)Bishop Emeritus
DiedGiovanni Calloch, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of Oubangui Chari, Central African Republic
43.9IncardinatedAntonio Cardona RieraPriest of Ibiza, SpainBishop Emeritus
21.7ProfessedAnthony Chow Wei-tao (Zhou Weidao), O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Fengxiang [Fengsiang], China
20.0Ordained PriestLuis Alfonso Crespo ChiribogaPriestBishop of Loja, Ecuador
40.4IncardinatedTeodoro Bernardo Eugenín Barrientos, SS.CC. †Priest of Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and MaryBishop Emeritus of Chile, Military
22.8ProfessedPacificus Ly-Hsüan-te (Li Huande), O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Yan’an [Yenan], China
BornEmmanuel OttehAwkuzuBishop Emeritus of Issele-Uku, Nigeria
15.0ProfessedGaetano Pollio, P.I.M.E. †Member of Pontifical Institute for Foreign MissionsArchbishop Emeritus of Salerno (-Acerno), Italy
DiedGiuseppe Rose, O.M.I. †Prefect of Pilcomayo, Paraguay
66.1AppointedGiustino SanchiniApostolic Administrator of Fossombrone, ItalyBishop of Fano, Italy
BornMori Julien-Marie SidibéGoualalaBishop of Ségou, Mali
15.5ProfessedJuan Bautista Velasco Díaz, O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersBishop Emeritus of Xiamen [Hsiamen, Amoy], China
49.1ResignedAlfredo Verzosa y FlorentinApostolic Administrator of Nueva Segovia, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of Lipa, Philippines
Jan63.1ResignedGiovanni Tacci PorcelliSecretary of the Congregation for the Oriental ChurchesCardinal, Secretary Emeritus
48.0ResignedEvangelista Latino Enrico Vanni, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic of Arabia, YemenArchbishop Emeritus of Agra, India
1 Jan77.9DiedDenis Joseph O’ConnellBishop Emeritus of Richmond, Virginia, USA
2 Jan56.1DiedJosef BomberaTitular Bishop of Hieropolis
24.5Ordained PriestCarlo Manziana, C.O. †Priest of Confederation of Oratorians of St. Philip NeriBishop Emeritus of Crema, Italy
4 Jan76.5DiedJohannes Baptist Rößler (Roessler)Bishop of Sankt Pölten, Austria
5 Jan65.1DiedNicasio Arellano, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Eastern Tonking {Tonkino Orientale}, Viet Nam
6 Jan24.0Ordained PriestPatrick Francis LyonsPriest of Melbourne, AustraliaBishop of Sale, Australia
7 Jan BornPaul-Marie Cao Ðình ThuyênTrang LuuBishop Emeritus of Vinh, Viet Nam
9 Jan22.4Ordained PriestLuís Victor SartoriPriestBishop of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
BornAdolfo Antonio Suárez RiveraSan Cristóbal de las CasasCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
11 Jan62.7AppointedTito TrocchiOfficial of the Apostolic Chamber
12 Jan BornFrancis Thomas HurleySan FranciscoArchbishop Emeritus of Anchorage, Alaska, USA
13 Jan48.8DiedFrancisco Antonio GranadilloBishop of Valencia en Venezuela
14 JanBornCarlos Marcio Camus LarenasValparaisoBishop Emeritus of Linares, Chile
68.6AppointedPalmyre-Georges JansooneAuxiliary Bishop of Lille, FranceAuxiliary Bishop of Lille, France
68.6AppointedPalmyre-Georges JansooneTitular Bishop of NilopolisAuxiliary Bishop of Lille, France
15 JanDiedGregorio Giorgio SciahinArchbishop Emeritus of Homs (-Hama-Nabk) (Syrian), Syria
BornJusztin Nándor Takács, O.C.D.RábacsanakBishop Emeritus of Székesfehérvár (Albareale), Hungary
16 JanBornPaul AntakiLe CaireProtosyncellus Emeritus of Egypt and Sudan (Melkite Greek)
67.9DiedJulián de Diego y García AlcoleaArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
48.7InstalledJuan José Maíztegui y Besoitaiturria, C.M.F. †Vicar Apostolic of Darién, PanamaArchbishop of Panamá
17 Jan48.1AppointedJoaquim Domingues de OliveiraArchbishop of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
BornJosé María Hernández GonzálezPénjamoBishop Emeritus of Netzahualcóyotl, México, México
18 Jan56.5Ordained BishopJules-Marie-Victor Courcoux, C.Or.Iesu †Bishop of Orléans, France
BornJosé Delicado BaezaAlmansaArchbishop Emeritus of Valladolid, Spain
19 JanAppointedHarrie van Oort, S.C.I. †Prefect of Benkoelen, Indonesia
BornCarlos Oviedo Cavada, O. de M. †Santiago de ChileCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Santiago de Chile
20 Jan BornPaolo GiglioValletta, MaltaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Egypt, Arab Republic of
BornJean Pierre XVIII Kasparian, I.C.P.B. †Le CairePatriarch Emeritus of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
BornManuel da Silva MartinsLeça do BalioBishop Emeritus of Setúbal, Portugal
22 Jan BornRobert Marie Gay, M. Afr.Ottawa, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Kabale, Uganda
BornGeorg (Karl Maria} Holzherr, O.S.B. †NeuendorfAbbot Emeritus of Maria Einsiedeln, Switzerland
23 Jan23.1Ordained PriestDomenico Fiorina, I.M.C. †Priest of Consolata MissionariesSuperior General Emeritus
24 Jan43.8AppointedAuguste François Louis Grimault, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Senegambia, SenegalVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Dakar, Senegal
43.8AppointedAuguste François Louis Grimault, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of Maximianopolis in PalaestinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Dakar, Senegal
36.2AppointedCharles Heerey, C.S.Sp. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Southern Nigeria {Nigeria Meridionale}Archbishop of Onitsha, Nigeria
36.2AppointedCharles Heerey, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of BalaneaArchbishop of Onitsha, Nigeria
68.1DiedLuis Javier Muñoz y Capurón, S.J. †Archbishop of Guatemala
25 JanBornRaymond Joseph Louis BouchexLugrinArchbishop Emeritus of Avignon (-Apt, Cavaillon, Carpentras, Orange, e Vaison), France
56.5InstalledJules-Marie-Victor Courcoux, C.Or.Iesu †Bishop of Orléans, France
52.7AppointedGiovanni Francesco Filippucci (Filippoussis)Archbishop of Athēnai {Athens}, GreeceArchbishop of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos, Greece
BornPaul Kim Tchang-ryeolYonanBishop Emeritus of Cheju, Korea (South)
26 Jan54.4AppointedJoseph Bach, M.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Gilbert Islands {Isole Gilbert}, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
54.4AppointedJoseph Bach, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of ErizaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Gilbert Islands {Isole Gilbert}, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)
58.2DiedAgostinho Francisco BenassiBishop of Niterói (Nictheroy), Brazil
47.0AppointedTimothy Joseph Crowley, C.S.C. †Coadjutor Bishop of Dacca, BangladeshBishop
47.0AppointedTimothy Joseph Crowley, C.S.C. †Titular Bishop of Epiphania in CiliciaBishop of Dacca, Bangladesh
51.5AppointedEugenio Massi, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Hankow [Hankou], China
27 Jan42.2AppointedBernardino Vitale Bigi, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Cirenaica, Libya
42.2AppointedBernardino Vitale Bigi, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of AnthedonVicar Apostolic of Cirenaica, Libya
55.8DiedBl. Jerzy Bolesław Matulewicz-Matulaitis, M.I.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Vilnius, Lithuania
BornVicente Joaquim Zico, C.M.LuzArchbishop Emeritus of Belém do Pará, Brazil
28 Jan44.8AppointedGeorge Joseph (Jorge José) CaruanaApostolic Internuncio to HaitiApostolic Delegate to México
52.8AppointedHonoré-Joseph CoppietersCoadjutor Bishop of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, BelgiumBishop
52.8AppointedHonoré-Joseph CoppietersTitular Bishop of Helenopolis in BithyniaBishop of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, Belgium
29 Jan62.6DiedAntónio Alves FerreiraBishop of Viseu, Portugal
78.6DiedAndrea CaronArchbishop Emeritus of Genova, Italy
68.4DiedCharles O’SullivanBishop of Kerry (o Ardfert) e Aghadoe, Ireland
69.9AppointedJoseph PflugerTitular Archbishop of MacraAuxiliary Bishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
31 Jan BornJulian Andrzej WojtkowskiPoznanAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Warmia, Poland
1 Feb35.8AppointedJames Edward Walsh, M.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Kongmoon [Jiangmen], ChinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
35.8AppointedJames Edward Walsh, M.M. †Titular Bishop of SataVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kongmoon [Jiangmen], China
2 Feb40.9AppointedGérard Wantenaar, M.H.M. †Prefect of Basankusu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Vicar Apostolic of Basankusu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
3 Feb56.9AppointedLuigi SinceroCardinal, Secretary of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
60.6AppointedGiacinto Tonizza, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Tripolitana, Libya
4 Feb41.6AppointedJosé Maurício da RochaBishop of Bragança Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
5 Feb69.2AppointedEdmund Dunn, M.H.M. †Prefect of Sarawak, Malaysia
6 Feb35.6InstalledKyril Stefan (Nikola) KurteffApostolic Exarch of Sofia (Bulgarian), Bulgaria
7 Feb47.9AppointedAntonio MelomoBishop of Monopoli, ItalyArchbishop of Conza-Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi-Bisaccia, Italy
11 Feb74.3AppointedCarmelo PujiaArchbishop of Reggio Calabria, Italy
73.0DiedStanisław Kazimierz ZdzitowieckiBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
14 Feb BornVictor Manuel Maldonado Barreno, O.F.M.AlausiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Guayaquil, Ecuador
BornGilberto Pereira LopesSanta LuciaArchbishop Emeritus of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
15 FebBornCarlo Maria Martini, S.J. †TorinoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Milano {Milan}, Italy
16 FebBornLudwig AverkampVelenArchbishop Emeritus of Hamburg, Germany
BornAlfredo MagarottoPernumiaBishop Emeritus of Vittorio Veneto, Italy
69.6DiedVittorio Amedeo Ranuzzi de’ BianchiCardinal-Priest of Santa PriscaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Recanati e Loreto, Italy
18 Feb53.1AppointedJohannes Baptist FilzerAuxiliary Bishop of Salzburg, Austria
53.1AppointedJohannes Baptist FilzerTitular Bishop of BararusAuxiliary Bishop of Salzburg, Austria
20 Feb22.5Ordained PriestOctavio José Calderón y PadillaPriest of León en NicaraguaBishop Emeritus of Matagalpa, Nicaragua
52.4ResignedDionýz NjaradiApostolic Administrator of Prešov (Prjašev) (Slovakian), SlovakiaBishop of Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), Croatia
22 Feb48.3Ordained BishopJohn Patrick BarrettTitular Bishop of AssusBishop of Plymouth, England, Great Britain
74.0DiedHeinrich JoeppenBishop Emeritus of Germany, Military
24 Feb BornPaul Lokiru KalandaBuwundeBishop Emeritus of Fort Portal, Uganda
BornRaymond Alphonse LuckerSt. PaulBishop Emeritus of New Ulm, Minnesota, USA
BornSenan Louis O’Donnell, O.S.A.Scattery Island, IrelandBishop Emeritus of Maiduguri, Nigeria
48.1Ordained BishopCharles Daniel WhiteBishop of Spokane, Washington, USA
25 FebBornJohn Edward HeapsHamiltonAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Sydney, Australia
49.8AppointedFerdinand Stanislaus PawlikowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Seckau, AustriaBishop Emeritus
49.8AppointedFerdinand Stanislaus PawlikowskiTitular Bishop of DadimaBishop Emeritus of Seckau, Austria
44.0AppointedKazimierz TomczakAuxiliary Bishop of Łódź, Poland
44.0AppointedKazimierz TomczakTitular Bishop of Sicca VeneriaAuxiliary Bishop of Łódź, Poland
26 Feb83.1DiedJohn RooneyVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Cape of Good Hope, Western District {Capo di Buona Speranza, Distretto Occidentale}, South Africa
27 FebBornJosé Lamartine SoaresBezerrosArchbishop of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
28 Feb53.9AppointedLajlo BudanovicApostolic Administrator of Jugoslavenska Backa, Serbia
53.9AppointedLajlo BudanovicTitular Bishop of CisamusApostolic Administrator of Jugoslavenska Backa, Serbia
41.0AppointedThomas Joseph ToolenBishop of Mobile, Alabama, USABishop Emeritus of Mobile, Alabama, USA
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