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The Year of Our Lord 1928

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Mar48.1AppointedRafael Balanzá y NavarroBishop of Lugo, Spain
62.4AppointedFabio BerdiniTitular Archbishop of Traianopolis in RhodopeBishop Emeritus of Cesena, Italy
52.4AppointedJohn Joseph McMahonBishop of Trenton, New Jersey, USA
50.7AppointedErnest-Victor MennechetBishop of Soissons (-Laon-Saint-Quentin), France
54.2AppointedThomas Joseph WalshBishop of Newark, New Jersey, USAArchbishop of Newark, New Jersey, USA
BornDomingos Gabriel Wisniewski, C.M. †Guarani das MissõesBishop Emeritus of Apucarana, Parana, Brazil
3 Mar22.9Ordained PriestGirolamo Bartolomeo Bortignon, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop Emeritus of Padova {Padua}, Italy
BornJohn Stephen CumminsOaklandBishop Emeritus of Oakland, California, USA
22.5Ordained PriestBenedetto FalcucciPriestBishop Emeritus of Penne e Pescara, Italy
65.3AppointedIstván RévészVicar Apostolic of Hungary, Military
65.3AppointedIstván RévészTitular Bishop of TrebennaVicar Apostolic of Hungary, Military
6 Mar BornGeorg EderMattseeArchbishop Emeritus of Salzburg, Austria
38.0Ordained BishopEdward Joseph KellyBishop of Boise City, Idaho, USA
7 MarBornCelso Pereira de Almeida, O.P. †Santa Cruz do Rio PardoBishop Emeritus of Itumbiara, Goias, Brazil
9 MarBornJosé Freire de Oliveira NetoApodíBishop Emeritus of Mossoró, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
10 Mar45.1AppointedAntonio Cardona RieraCoadjutor Bishop of Menorca, SpainBishop Emeritus of Ibiza, Spain
45.1AppointedAntonio Cardona RieraTitular Bishop of Chersonesus in CretaBishop Emeritus of Ibiza, Spain
57.5AppointedMateo Múgica y UrrestarazuBishop of Vitoria, SpainBishop Emeritus
54.1AppointedTomás Muniz PablosBishop of Pamplona, SpainArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
54.1AppointedTomás Muniz PablosBishop of Tudela, SpainArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
11 Mar42.3Ordained BishopAttilio AdinolfiBishop of Trivento, ItalyBishop of Anagni, Italy
44.8Ordained BishopMaurice FeltinBishop of Troyes, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Paris, France
48.4Ordained BishopDionisio Moreno y BarrioBishop of Coria, Spain
12 Mar53.8InstalledMichael BuchbergerBishop of Regensburg, Germany
62.9Ordained BishopGregorio Diamare, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of Constantia in ArabiaAbbot of Montecassino, Italy
BornGuillermo Ranzahuer GonzálezHuatuscoBishop Emeritus of San Andrés Tuxtla, Veracruz, México
BornAtilano Vidal NúñezSan Juan de BarrioBishop of Santa Rosa, Argentina
13 MarBornGiocondo Maria Grotti, O.S.M. †Pieve di Budrio, ItalyPrelate of Acre e Purus, Acre, Brazil
76.0DiedFrancisco de Paola GrozoBishop of Cajamarca, Peru
14 MarBornEnrico Bartolucci Panaroni, M.C.C.I. †Mercatello sul Metauro, ItalyVicar Apostolic of Esmeraldas, Ecuador
BornAlcides Mendoza CastroMariscal CáceresArchbishop Emeritus of Cuzco, Peru
BornGiovanni VoltaGazoldo degli IppolitiBishop Emeritus of Pavia, Italy
16 MarBornFerenc Keszthelyi, O. Cist. †EgerBishop Emeritus of Vác, Hungary
18 Mar42.3AppointedPietro CiriaciApostolic Nuncio to CzechoslovakiaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Council
42.3Ordained BishopPietro CiriaciTitular Archbishop of TarsusCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Council
55.3Ordained BishopFortunato DevotoTitular Bishop of AttaeaAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
48.3Ordained BishopConstancio Jurgens, C.I.C.M. †Bishop of Tuguegarao, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
24.8Ordained PriestFranciscus Gerard Constantin Kramer, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Changzhi [Luan], China
22.5Ordained PriestGiuseppe MojoliPriestApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Malta
19 Mar BornJosé María Setién AlberroHernaniBishop Emeritus of San Sebastián, Spain
20 MarBornÉrico FerrariNova PalmaBishop of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
BornTimóteo Francisco Nemésio Pereira Cordeiro, O.F.M. Cap. †CanindéBishop of Tianguá, Ceara, Brazil
23 Mar39.3AppointedManuel Gonçalves CerejeiraArchbishop (Personal Title), Auxiliary of Lisboa {Lisbon}, PortugalCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus
39.3AppointedManuel Gonçalves CerejeiraTitular Archbishop of MityleneCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
BornJean HuardBoussuBishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
69.0AppointedHéctor Raphaël QuillietTitular Archbishop of SergiopolisBishop Emeritus of Lille, France
69.0ResignedHéctor Raphaël QuillietBishop of Lille, FranceBishop Emeritus of Lille, France
24 Mar26.4Ordained PriestAdolf BoltePriest of Paderborn, GermanyBishop of Fulda, Germany
44.9InstalledMaurice FeltinBishop of Troyes, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Paris, France
26.5Ordained PriestJerome M. FernandezPriest of Quilon, IndiaBishop Emeritus
24.5Ordained PriestCarl Joseph LeiprechtPriest of Rottenburg, GermanyBishop Emeritus
22.7Ordained PriestAntonio Oña de EchavePriestBishop Emeritus of Lugo, Spain
BornMichel Marie Paul SaudreauParisBishop Emeritus of Le Havre, France
25 Mar26.3Ordained PriestPaolo Dezza, S.J. †Cardinal, Priest of Society of Jesus
57.4Ordained BishopKonstantyn DominikTitular Bishop of AthribisAuxiliary Bishop of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), Poland
42.1AppointedBernard James SheilAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
42.1AppointedBernard James SheilTitular Bishop of PegaeAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
28 Mar42.3AppointedGuido Benedito Beck de Ramberga, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic of Araucanía, Chile
42.3AppointedGuido Benedito Beck de Ramberga, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of Mastaura in AsiaVicar Apostolic of Araucanía, Chile
38.4AppointedHector Catry, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Lahore, PakistanBishop Emeritus
BornErnst Franz Gerd Werner DickeErfurtAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Aachen, Germany
23.5Ordained PriestFerdinando Ruiz y SolózarnoPriestArchbishop of Yucatán, México
47.1AppointedPierre Cheng (Tcheng)Vicar Apostolic of Süanhwafu, China
47.1AppointedPierre Cheng (Tcheng)Titular Bishop of Sozusa in PalaestinaVicar Apostolic of Süanhwafu, China
53.2AppointedSylvain van Hee, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Koango o Kwango, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
53.2AppointedSylvain van Hee, S.J. †Titular Bishop of PossalaVicar Apostolic of Koango o Kwango, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
29 Mar60.4AppointedMauro Caruana, O.S.B. †Archbishop (Personal Title) of MaltaBishop
49.6Ordained BishopJohn Michael McNamaraTitular Bishop of EumeniaAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
30 Mar BornJoão Corso, S.D.B.CajobíBishop Emeritus of Campos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
BornAlfred KleinermeilertMueschAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Trier, Germany
55.5Ordained BishopJosé de Jesús López y GonzálezTitular Bishop of DadimaBishop of Aguascalientes, México
36.9AppointedBernardo Merizalde Morales, O.A.R. †Prefect of Tumaco, ColombiaPrefect Emeritus
51.5AppointedJoseph Francis RummelBishop of Omaha, Nebraska, USAArchbishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
31 Mar BornPeter Henrici, S.J.ZürichAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Chur, Switzerland
1 AprBornRicardo Antonio Suriñach CarrerasMayagüezBishop Emeritus of Ponce, Puerto Rico
2 AprBornJoseph Louis BernardinColumbiaCardinal, Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
3 AprBornMichel Marie Joseph Maître, C.S.Sp. †Colombier-Fontaine, FranceBishop of Bambari, Central African Republic
37.2SucceededJohn Francis NortonBishop of Bathurst, Australia
64.0DiedMichael O’Farrell, C.M. †Bishop of Bathurst, Australia
4 Apr BornGiacomo BarabinoLivellato di CeranesiBishop Emeritus of Ventimiglia-San Remo, Italy
BornJoseph Kesenge WandangakonguMolegbeBishop Emeritus of Molegbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
6 Apr58.6ResignedEmile-Fernand Sauvant, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Bamako, MaliVicar Apostolic Emeritus
BornPaul-Werner ScheeleOlpeBishop Emeritus of Würzburg, Germany
7 Apr28.6Ordained PriestJosé Maria CavalleroPriestBishop of Minas, Uruguay
BornDecio Lucio GrandoniTodiBishop Emeritus of Orvieto-Todi, Italy
22.4Ordained PriestRafael Grovas FelixPriest of San Juan de Puerto RicoBishop of Caguas, Puerto Rico
22.3Ordained PriestFrancisco Javier Nuño y GuerreroPriest of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, México
22.3Ordained PriestGiuseppe PetraliaPriest of Monreale, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Agrigento (Girgenti), Italy
23.6Ordained PriestCharles-Marie-Joseph-Henri de ProvenchèresPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Aix (-Arles-Embrun), France
27.1Ordained PriestRoberto RoncaPriestPrelate Emeritus of Pompei o Beatissima Vergine Maria del Santissimo Rosario, Italy
9 AprBornDomingos Lam Ka TseungHong KongBishop Emeritus of Macau, China
10 AprBornJosé Próspero da Ascensão PuatyImanyaBishop Emeritus of Lwena, Angola
11 Apr44.5AppointedBernardino Salvatore Re, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Lipari, Italy
BornFrancis Keiichi Sato, O.F.M. †AsahikawaBishop Emeritus of Niigata, Japan
12 Apr69.3AppointedAlfred-Henri-Marie Baudrillart, C.O. †Titular Archbishop of MeliteneCardinal, Auxiliary Bishop of Paris, France
13 AprBornGodefroy-Emile MpwatiBilalaBishop Emeritus of Pointe-Noire, Congo
15 Apr43.6Ordained BishopValerian Joseph de SouzaBishop of Mangalore, India
50.3Ordained BishopBl. Salvio Huix Miralpéix, C.O. †Titular Bishop of SelymbriaBishop of Lérida, Spain
25.9Ordained PriestMarie-Joseph Lemieux, O.P. †Priest of Order of Friars PreachersApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to India
17 AprBornFrançois-Xavier Nguyên Van ThuánHuêCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
18 Apr65.8DiedJosé Joaquín Manuel Eloy Arróspide y EcheverríaBishop of Melo, Uruguay
BornKarl Josef Becker, S.J.Köln, GermanyCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Giuliano Martire
19 AprBornBalashoury ThanugundlaReddipalemBishop of Guntur, India
20 Apr65.1AppointedAnton GislerCoadjutor Bishop of Chur, Switzerland
65.1AppointedAnton GislerTitular Bishop of MilevumCoadjutor Bishop of Chur, Switzerland
82.0DiedAngelo Maria Filippo SinibaldiBishop of Segni, Italy
22 AprBornGiovanni De AndreaRivarolo Canavese, ItalyVice President Emeritus of the Labour Office of the Apostolic See
74.2DiedJosé Mora y del RioArchbishop of México, Federal District
42.0Ordained BishopLeon WetmańskiTitular Bishop of CamachusAuxiliary Bishop of Płock, Poland
23 Apr78.9DiedAugustinus Josephus CallierBishop of Haarlem, Netherlands
BornWolfgang Große (Grosse)DortmundAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Essen, Germany
BornAntonino OrrùSinnaiBishop Emeritus of Ales-Terralba, Italy
84.6DiedCharles Algernon StanleyAuxiliary Bishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
25 Apr44.6InstalledJanuarius Kyunosuke HayasakaBishop of Nagasaki, JapanBishop Emeritus
55.8Ordained BishopGiuseppe NogaraArchbishop of Udine, Italy
47.8Ordained BishopAnton Theodor Fortunatus Spruit, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of VagaVicar Apostolic of Luanfu, China
26 Apr43.3SelectedJean Elie El-HageArchbishop of Damas (Maronite), Syria
BornJohn Aloysius MarshallWorcester, MABishop of Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
52.6Ordained BishopJohn Joseph McMahonBishop of Trenton, New Jersey, USA
27 AprBornManuel Pestana FilhoSantosBishop Emeritus of Anápolis, Goias, Brazil
BornEdoardo RicciPignona di Sesta GodanoBishop Emeritus of San Miniato, Italy
28 AprBornPaulos Philoxinos AyyamkulangaraMaramthodeAuxiliary Bishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankarese), India
BornPatrick Paul D’SouzaBendurBishop Emeritus of Varanasi, India
BornGeorges Ibrahim Kwaïter, B.S. †DamasArchbishop Emeritus of Saïda (Sidone) (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
56.8SelectedEmmanuel PharesTitular Bishop of Tarsus dei Maroniti
BornPierre Augustin Tchouanga, S.C.I. †BafangBishop Emeritus of Doumé-Abong’ Mbang, Cameroon
29 Apr43.3Ordained BishopJean Elie El-HageArchbishop of Damas (Maronite), Syria
BornJan Pieter Schotte, C.I.C.M. †Beveren-Leie, BelgiumCardinal, President of the Labour Office of the Apostolic See
BornAntônio Eliseu Zuqueto, O.F.M. Cap.ResplendorBishop Emeritus of Teixeira de Freitas-Caravelas, Bahia, Brazil
30 Apr BornAllan ChamgweraNkhonjiwaBishop Emeritus of Zomba, Malawi
BornHenri Goudreault, O.M.I. †Belle-ValléeArchbishop of Grouard-McLennan, Alberta, Canada
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