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The Year of Our Lord 1927

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Mar BornAthanase Bala, C.S.Sp.NlongBishop Emeritus of Bafia, Cameroon
56.4SelectedJohann Baptist SprollBishop of Rottenburg, Germany
3 Mar55.4AppointedGiovanni Battista della Pietra, S.J. †Titular Archbishop of Chalcedon
55.4AppointedGiovanni Battista della Pietra, S.J. †Apostolic Delegate to AlbaniaTitular Archbishop of Chalcedon
4 Mar62.3AppointedAlfonso ArchiArchbishop (Personal Title) of Cesena, ItalyBishop
5 Mar BornRaffaele CastielliFaetoBishop Emeritus of Lucera-Troia, Italy
BornEmiliano Kulhi MadangengHapao (Banaue)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Mountain Provinces (Montagnosa), Philippines
7 Mar38.6AppointedBl. Pavel Peter Gojdic, O.S.B.M. †Titular Bishop of HarpasaBishop of Prešov (Prjašev) (Slovakian), Slovakia
76.7RetiredHenri de Lespinasse de Saune, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Tananarive, MadagascarVicar Apostolic Emeritus
10 Mar55.3AppointedLorenzo SchioppaApostolic Internuncio to LithuaniaApostolic Internuncio to Netherlands
48.2InstalledCharles Daniel WhiteBishop of Spokane, Washington, USA
11 Mar61.1AppointedVictor Colomban Dreyer, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Canale di Suez {Suez Canal}, EgyptApostolic Delegate Emeritus to Indochina
12 Mar23.2Ordained PriestEdward John DoodyPriest of Brisbane, AustraliaBishop of Armidale, Australia
22.4Ordained PriestLorenzo GargiuloPriest of Nola, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Gaeta, Italy
23.7Ordained PriestJames Henry Ambrose GriffithsPriest of Brooklyn, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USA
25.4Ordained PriestMichael William HylePriest of Baltimore, Maryland, USABishop of Wilmington, Delaware, USA
24.5Ordained PriestRaymond Augustine KearneyPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn, New York, USA
26.9Ordained PriestEdward Peter McManamanPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
13 Mar BornDominic Anthony MarconiNewarkAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Newark, New Jersey, USA
BornJozef ZlatňanskýTopolcianky, SlovakiaSecretary Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
14 Mar50.3AppointedGiovanni BargiggiaBishop of Caltagirone, ItalyBishop of Vigevano, Italy
16 Mar52.0AppointedJean-Baptiste-Alexis Chambon, M.E.P. †Archbishop of Tōkyō, JapanBishop Emeritus of Yokohama, Japan
18 Mar39.3AppointedStanislas-Gabriel-Henri Baudry, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Ningyüanfu, ChinaBishop of Xichang [Ningyüan], China
39.3AppointedStanislas-Gabriel-Henri Baudry, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of IsauropolisBishop of Xichang [Ningyüan], China
63.4DiedWilliam Thomas B. RussellBishop of Charleston, South Carolina, USA
84.4DiedLeopold SchusterBishop of Seckau, Austria
BornRafael Torija de la FuenteNoezBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Real, Spain
19 Mar22.5Ordained PriestJosé María Bueno y MonrealPriest of Madrid, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
55.4Ordained BishopGiovanni Battista della Pietra, S.J. †Titular Archbishop of Chalcedon
68.8Ordained BishopPalmyre-Georges JansooneTitular Bishop of NilopolisAuxiliary Bishop of Lille, France
BornJosé López LaraMoroleónBishop of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, México
22.7Ordained PriestFrancisco Planas MuntanerPriestBishop Emeritus of Ibiza, Spain
55.0Ordained BishopJuan Villar y SanzBishop of Jaca, SpainBishop of Lérida, Spain
20 Mar53.2Ordained BishopJohannes Baptist FilzerTitular Bishop of BararusAuxiliary Bishop of Salzburg, Austria
22 Mar73.8DiedJohn Francis Regis CanevinBishop Emeritus of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
87.6DiedRobert John SetonTitular Archbishop of Heliopolis in Phoenicia
79.7DiedAmilcare ToniettiBishop Emeritus of Montalcino, Italy
24 MarBornRómulo GarcíaNecocheaArchbishop Emeritus of Bahía Blanca, Argentina
25 Mar63.1AppointedMatthew CullenBishop of Kildare and Leighlin, Ireland
52.9Ordained BishopGiovanni Francesco Filippucci (Filippoussis)Archbishop of Athēnai {Athens}, GreeceArchbishop of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos, Greece
38.7Ordained BishopBl. Pavel Peter Gojdic, O.S.B.M. †Titular Bishop of HarpasaBishop of Prešov (Prjašev) (Slovakian), Slovakia
44.0Ordained BishopAuguste François Louis Grimault, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of Maximianopolis in PalaestinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Dakar, Senegal
50.6Ordained BishopManuel Irurita y AlmándozBishop of Lérida, SpainBishop of Barcelona, Spain
49.5AppointedStanislaw RospondAuxiliary Bishop of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
49.5AppointedStanislaw RospondTitular Bishop of DardanusAuxiliary Bishop of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
27 Mar BornEugène Philippe LaRocqueWindsorBishop Emeritus of Alexandria-Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
BornCornelius John Pasichny, O.S.B.M. †WinnipegBishop Emeritus of Toronto (Ukrainian), Canada
49.9Ordained BishopFerdinand Stanislaus PawlikowskiTitular Bishop of DadimaBishop Emeritus of Seckau, Austria
28 Mar74.0DiedJoseph-Médard ÉmardArchbishop of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
BornCastor SekwaSayusayuBishop of Shinyanga, Tanzania
29 Mar56.5ConfirmedJohann Baptist SprollBishop of Rottenburg, Germany
31 Mar BornEduardo Martínez SomaloBaños de Río Tobía, SpainCardinal, Chamberlain Emeritus of the Apostolic Chamber
2 Apr24.7Ordained PriestHoward Joseph CarrollPriest of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USABishop of Altoona-Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA
22.3Ordained PriestNatale MosconiPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Ferrara, Italy
31.5Ordained PriestPaul Nguyen-Ðình NhiênPriestCoadjutor Bishop of Vinh, Viet Nam
68.5DiedOttokár ProhászkaBishop of Székesfehérvár (Albareale), Hungary
35.8Ordained PriestJean Baptiste Tran-Huu-DucPriestBishop of Vinh, Viet Nam
23.3Ordained PriestHermann VolkPriest of Mainz, GermanyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
BornRembert George Weakland, O.S.B.Patton, PAArchbishop Emeritus of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
3 Apr56.4AppointedAugustin PachaApostolic Administrator of Timişoara, RomaniaBishop
56.4AppointedAugustin PachaTitular Bishop of LebedusBishop of Timişoara, Romania
44.1Ordained BishopKazimierz TomczakTitular Bishop of Sicca VeneriaAuxiliary Bishop of Łódź, Poland
4 AprBornFrancesco VotoOriolo CalabroBishop of Castellaneta, Italy
5 AprBornXavier-Marie Baronnet, S.J. †Chantenay, FranceBishop Emeritus of Port Victoria o Seychelles
6 Apr53.2DiedJames Downey, C.M. †Coadjutor Bishop of Ossory, Ireland
BornVenancio Celestino Orbe Uriarte, C.P. †Fruniz, SpainPrelate Emeritus of Moyobamba, Peru
7 Apr24.0Ordained PriestMatthias Buchholz, M.S.C. †Priest of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusPrefect Emeritus of Shiqian [Shihtsien], China
BornLuigi ScuppaApiroBishop of Fabriano-Matelica, Italy
8 Apr43.5AppointedKarol Mieczysław RadońskiAuxiliary Bishop of Poznań, PolandBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
43.5AppointedKarol Mieczysław RadońskiTitular Bishop of BerissaBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
9 Apr23.7Ordained PriestMario Nasalli Rocca di CornelianoPriest of Roma {Rome}, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Giovanni Battista Decollato
10 Apr BornJoseph PallikaparampilMutholapuramBishop Emeritus of Palai (Syro-Malabarese), India
BornRoch PedneaultSaint-Joseph-d’AlmaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada
12 AprBornRoger-Alfred DespatieSudburyBishop Emeritus of Hearst, Ontario, Canada
13 AprBornWilliam Henry BullockMaple LakeBishop Emeritus of Madison, Wisconsin, USA
54.6AppointedLuis Adriano Díaz MeloBishop of Cali, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
14 Apr85.1DiedJoseph HoareBishop of Ardagh (and Clonmacnois), Ireland
15 Apr64.1AppointedAlexis-Henri-Marie Lépicier, O.S.M. †Official of the Congregation for Propagation of the FaithCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation of the Affairs of Religious
16 Apr25.1Ordained PriestAndré-Jacques FougeratPriestBishop Emeritus of Grenoble, France
26.3Ordained PriestManuel Larraín ErrazurizPriest of Santiago de ChileBishop of Talca, Chile
22.1Ordained PriestAntonio LanzaPriestArchbishop of Reggio Calabria, Italy
26.4Ordained PriestJustin Joseph McCarthyPriestBishop of Camden, New Jersey, USA
23.2Ordained PriestFrancesco MinervaPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Lecce, Italy
BornJoseph RatzingerMarktl am Inn, GermanyPope Emeritus of Roma {Rome}, Italy
23.5Ordained PriestDomenico SavaresePriestBishop of Vallo di Lucania, Italy
17 Apr BornJacques Moïse Eugène NoyerLe Touquet-Paris-PlageBishop Emeritus of Amiens, France
18 AprBornLeo Rajendram AntonyKarambanBishop Emeritus of Trincomalee-Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
BornLouis Charpenet, O.M.I. †Varetz, FranceBishop of Yagoua, Cameroon
23.5Ordained PriestLeo-Karel Jozef De KeselPriest of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, BelgiumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
52.6AppointedMichael MemelauerBishop of Sankt Pölten, Austria
21 AprBornRomeu AlbertiSão PauloArchbishop of Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
46.0AppointedAlexandre-François-Marie Carlo, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Lanlung [Anlong], ChinaBishop of Anlong [Lanlung], China
BornPierfranco PastoreVarallo Sesia, ItalySecretary Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications
22 Apr39.7AppointedAdalberto Accioli SobralBishop of Barra (do Rio Grande), Bahia, BrazilArchbishop of São Luís do Maranhão, Maranho, Brazil
46.9AppointedSantiago Caragnan SanchoBishop of Nueva Segovia, PhilippinesArchbishop of Nueva Segovia, Philippines
60.2AppointedFernando Taddei, C.M. †Bishop of Jacarezinho, Parana, Brazil
23 Apr24.7Ordained PriestWilliam Edward CousinsPriest of Chicago, Illinois, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
24 Apr50.4Ordained BishopGiovanni BargiggiaBishop of Caltagirone, ItalyBishop of Vigevano, Italy
BornEamon CaseyFiriesBishop Emeritus of Galway and Kilmacduagh, Ireland
27.1Ordained PriestKenneth GrantPriest of Glasgow, Scotland, Great BritainBishop of Argyll and The Isles, Scotland, Great Britain
BornPietro Giacomo NonisFossalta di PortogruaroBishop Emeritus of Vicenza, Italy
23.5Ordained PriestJohn Michael O’NeillPriest of Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Grand Falls, Newfoundland, Canada
BornDonato SquicciariniAltamura, ItalyApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Austria
25.5Ordained PriestWunibald (Godehard) Talleur, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorPrelate Emeritus of Rondonópolis, Mato Grosso, Brazil
26 Apr47.8AppointedBenedetto Aloisi MasellaApostolic Nuncio to BrazilCardinal, Chamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic Chamber
40.1Ordained BishopRudolph Aloysius GerkenBishop of Amarillo, Texas, USAArchbishop of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
BornHélio Paschoal, C.S.S. †Vargem Grande do SulBishop Emeritus of Livramento de Nossa Senhora, Bahia, Brazil
50.0AppointedFerdinand Stanislaus PawlikowskiBishop of Seckau, AustriaBishop Emeritus
BornJohann WeberGrazBishop Emeritus of Graz-Seckau, Austria
28 Apr40.1InstalledRudolph Aloysius GerkenBishop of Amarillo, Texas, USAArchbishop of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
29 Apr46.0AppointedAlexandre-François-Marie Carlo, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of Hadrianopolis in HonoriadeBishop of Anlong [Lanlung], China
37.7SelectedJoseph RabbaniArchbishop of Homs (-Hama-Nabk) (Syrian), SyriaArchbishop Emeritus
47.8AppointedJean-Marcel RodiéBishop of Ajaccio, FranceBishop Emeritus of Agen, France
58.0AppointedJan StavelAuxiliary Bishop of Olomouc, Czech Republic
58.0AppointedJan StavelTitular Bishop of ZaraïAuxiliary Bishop of Olomouc, Czech Republic
30 Apr44.4AppointedAlessandro GuidatiVicar Apostolic of Thessaloniki, GreeceArchbishop Emeritus of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos, Greece
44.4AppointedAlessandro GuidatiTitular Bishop of AdadaArchbishop Emeritus of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos, Greece
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