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The Year of Our Lord 1929

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Mar41.1AppointedMarcolino Esmeraldo de Souza DantasBishop of Natal, BrazilArchbishop of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
52.9AppointedGiovanni Battista Federico VallegaTitular Archbishop of Nicopolis in EpiroArchbishop of Izmir (Smirne), Turkey
52.9ResignedGiovanni Battista Federico VallegaArchbishop of Izmir (Smirne), Turkey
2 MarBornNikol Joseph CauchiGharbBishop Emeritus of Gozo, Malta
BornLuigi ContiCeprano, ItalyApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Malta
3 Mar71.4ResignedDamien Grangeon, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Quinhon, Viet NamVicar Apostolic Emeritus
44.5Ordained BishopJoseph Georges Edouard Michaud, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of ZabiVicar Apostolic of Uganda
4 MarBornArmando Amaral Dos SantosCapeio ChinguarBishop of Benguela, Angola
8 Mar37.6AppointedEdwin Vincent ByrneBishop of San Juan de Puerto RicoArchbishop of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
BornFrancisco Javier Prado Aránguiz, SS.CC.Santiago di ChileBishop Emeritus of Rancagua, Chile
38.4IncardinatedThomas Tien Ken-hsin (Tienchensing), S.V.D. †Priest of Society of the Divine WordCardinal, Archbishop of Beijing [Peking], China
42.9AppointedAloysius Joseph Willinger, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Ponce, Puerto RicoBishop Emeritus of Monterey in California, USA
9 Mar50.6InstalledMaurice-Louis DubourgBishop of Marseille, FranceArchbishop of Besançon, France
BornSebastian MankuzhikaryThannirmukomBishop of Thamarasserry (Syro-Malabarese), India
BornJosé C. SorraMalinaoBishop Emeritus of Legazpi, Philippines
10 Mar53.4InstalledJean-Marie JanBishop of Cap-Haïtien, HaïtiBishop Emeritus
44.9Ordained BishopManuel López AranaTitular Bishop of CuriumApostolic Administrator of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain
11 Mar BornPier Giacomo De NicolòCattolica, ItalyApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Switzerland
12 Mar44.2Ordained BishopRobert John ArmstrongBishop of Sacramento, California, USA
58.1InstalledNikolaus BaresBishop of Hildesheim, GermanyBishop of Berlin, Germany
67.3AppointedCamillo LaurentiCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of Rites
52.3Ordained BishopCamille PicBishop of Gap, FranceBishop of Valence (-Die-Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux), France
15 MarBornJosé Lambert Filho, C.S.S. †IgarapavaArchbishop Emeritus of Sorocaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
16 Mar22.3Ordained PriestRaffaele CalabriaPriestArchbishop of Benevento, Italy
17 Mar25.1Ordained PriestClarence Edward ElwellPriest of Cleveland, Ohio, USABishop of Columbus, Ohio, USA
BornLeopold NowakMagdeburgBishop Emeritus of Magdeburg, Germany
59.1Ordained BishopFeliciano Rocha PizarroTitular Bishop of ArethusaBishop of Plasencia, Spain
46.0AppointedGregor RožmanCoadjutor Bishop of Ljubljana, SloveniaBishop
46.0AppointedGregor RožmanTitular Bishop of SemtaBishop of Ljubljana, Slovenia
40.0Ordained BishopBernard James Sullivan, S.J. †Bishop of Patna, IndiaBishop Emeritus
18 Mar57.7AppointedAnge-Marie-Paul Hiral, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Canale di Suez {Suez Canal}, EgyptVicar Apostolic of Port-Said, Egypt
57.7AppointedAnge-Marie-Paul Hiral, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of SululosVicar Apostolic of Port-Said, Egypt
60.9AppointedBurkhard Huwiler, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Bukoba, TanzaniaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
60.9AppointedBurkhard Huwiler, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of VazariVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bukoba, Tanzania
57.7AppointedWenceslas Joseph Kinold, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Sapporo, JapanVicar Apostolic Emeritus
57.7AppointedWenceslas Joseph Kinold, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of PanemotichusVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Sapporo, Japan
53.1AppointedAnton Oomen, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Mwanza, TanzaniaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
53.1AppointedAnton Oomen, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of ZattaraVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Mwanza, Tanzania
BornMichael Vincent Paschal Rowland, O.F.M. †GraysBishop Emeritus of Dundee, South Africa
19 Mar63.2Ordained BishopPaul Justin CawetTitular Bishop of HemeriaCoadjutor Bishop of Namur {Namen}, Belgium
22.8Ordained PriestLino R. Gonzaga y RasdesalesPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Zamboanga, Philippines
54.8Ordained BishopJohn Francis O’HernBishop of Rochester, New York, USA
21 MarBornVinzenz GuggenbergerOsterhamAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Regensburg, Germany
26 Mar63.1DiedAurelio GalliCardinal, Official of the Secretariat of State
BornBonaventure Patrick Paul, O.F.M. †KarachiBishop Emeritus of Hyderabad in Pakistan
BornNatalino PescaroloPalestroBishop Emeritus of Cuneo, Italy
28 Mar BornJohn Raphael QuinnRiversideArchbishop Emeritus of San Francisco, California, USA
30 Mar59.9DiedCarlo Gregorio Maria Grasso, O.S.B. †Archbishop of Salerno (-Acerno), Italy
23.3Ordained PriestSergio GuerriPriest of Tarquinia e Civitavecchia, ItalyCardinal, Official Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
24.7Ordained PriestGiovanni Battista PardiniPriest of Chiavari, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Jesi, Italy
31 Mar68.0DiedAntoine Coudert, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Colombo, Sri Lanka
BornPaschalis Soedita Hardjasoemarta, M.S.C. †WonosoboBishop of Purwokerto, Indonesia
57.4Ordained BishopFranz KamprathTitular Bishop of StadiaAuxiliary Bishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
62.5DiedEvaristo LucidiCardinal, Secretary of the Apostolic Signatura
26.2Ordained PriestEmile-Elie Verhille, C.S.Sp. †Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop Emeritus of Fort-Rousset, Congo
1 Apr48.4Ordained BishopGiovanni Battista Anselmo, P.I.M.E. †Bishop of Dinajpur, BangladeshBishop Emeritus
2 AprBornMichael Bunluen MansapWatplengBishop Emeritus of Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
41.0Ordained BishopGiovanni Maria Emilio Castellani, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Rhodos {Rhodes}, GreeceOfficial of the Secretariat of State
55.9AppointedManoel Antônio de Paiva (Payva)Bishop of Garanhuns, Pernambuco, Brazil
BornSergio GorettiCittà di CastelloBishop Emeritus of Assisi-Nocera Umbra-Gualdo Tadino, Italy
3 AprBornKlaus HemmerleFreiburg im BreisgauBishop of Aachen, Germany
BornJosé Ramón Santos Iztueta Mendizábal, C.P. †San Sebastian, SpainPrelate Emeritus of Moyobamba, Peru
4 Apr71.6DiedFrançois Berré, O.P. †Archbishop of Baghdad, Iraq
5 Apr48.7AppointedIstván BreyerAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom, HungaryBishop of Győr (Raab), Hungary
48.7AppointedIstván BreyerTitular Bishop of TrisipaBishop of Győr (Raab), Hungary
BornVicente García BernalFresnilloBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, México
82.5DiedFrancis Aidan Gasquet, O.S.B. †Cardinal, Archivist of the Vatican Secret Archives
BornAntônio Possamai, S.D.B.AscurraBishop Emeritus of Ji-Paraná, Rondonia, Brazil
45.5AppointedKarol Mieczysław RadońskiBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
7 Apr23.7Ordained PriestStjepan BauerleinPriestBishop of Djakovo o Bosna i Srijem, Croatia
64.0Ordained BishopFranz FellingerTitular Bishop of NisyrusAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
58.7Ordained BishopAngel Maria NavarroBishop of Santa Rosa de Copán, Honduras
8 Apr80.1DiedOwen Patrick Bernard CorriganAuxiliary Bishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
9 Apr36.2AppointedJohn Chang Pi-tePrefect of Chaohsien [Zhaoxian], ChinaBishop Emeritus of Zhaoxian [Chaohsien], China
BornJames McLoughlinGalwayBishop Emeritus of Galway and Kilmacduagh, Ireland
10 AprBornGeraldo do Espírito Santo ÁvilaDatasArchbishop of Brazil, Military
11 Apr88.2DiedRichard LacyBishop of Middlesbrough, England, Great Britain
57.2SucceededThomas ShineBishop of Middlesbrough, England, Great Britain
12 Apr61.1AppointedThomas MulvanyBishop of Meath, Ireland
13 Apr46.2AppointedJosip Marija CarevićBishop of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), CroatiaBishop Emeritus
BornPaul Mambe MukangaShopoBishop of Kindu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
BornHermenegildo Ramírez Sánchez, M.J.MéxicoPrelate Emeritus of Huautla, Oaxaca, México
14 Apr48.9Ordained BishopSalvatore Del BeneBishop of Telese o Cerreto Sannita, Italy
87.3DiedKarol HryniewickiBishop Emeritus of Vilnius, Lithuania
BornJude SpeyrerLeonvilleBishop Emeritus of Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA
42.1Ordained BishopEvarist Zhang (Chang) ZhiliangTitular Bishop of CotennaVicar Apostolic of Tsining [Jining], China
15 Apr48.4AppointedClément-Emile RoquesBishop of Montauban, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
48.4AppointedHippolyte TréhiouBishop of Vannes, France
16 Apr48.1AppointedJoseph Marie ChangPrefect of Puchi [Puqi], China
17 Apr83.5AppointedFranziskus Ehrle, S.J. †Archivist of the Vatican Secret ArchivesCardinal, Librarian of the Vatican Library
83.5AppointedFranziskus Ehrle, S.J. †Cardinal, Librarian of the Vatican Library
51.4Ordained BishopMatteo PellegrinoBishop of Bobbio (-Abbey of San Colombano), Italy
18 Apr56.6AppointedFederico Emanuel (Emmanuel), S.D.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Sabina e Poggio Mirteto, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Castellammare di Stabia, Italy
56.6AppointedFederico Emanuel (Emmanuel), S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of PhilomeliumBishop Emeritus of Castellammare di Stabia, Italy
89.2RetiredPierre-Emile-Jean-Baptiste-Marie Grouard, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Grouard, Alberta, CanadaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
77.5RetiredCélestin-Henri Joussard, O.M.I. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Grouard, Alberta, CanadaCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
BornMario Francesco PompeddaOzieri, ItalyCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Apostolic Signatura
19 Apr34.4AppointedMiguel Paternain, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Melo, UruguayBishop Emeritus of Florida, Uruguay
20 Apr55.2SucceededFrancis JohannesBishop of Leavenworth, Kansas, USA
71.9DiedJohn WardBishop of Leavenworth, Kansas, USA
22 AprBornAdhemar Esquivel KohenqueCampolicanBishop Emeritus of Tarija, Bolivia
23 Apr59.9AppointedAngelo BartolomasiArchbishop of Italy, MilitaryArchbishop Emeritus
59.9AppointedAngelo BartolomasiTitular Archbishop of Petra in PalaestinaArchbishop Emeritus of Italy, Military
26 Apr34.0AppointedGerald Patrick Aloysius O’HaraAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAApostolic Delegate to Great Britain
34.0AppointedGerald Patrick Aloysius O’HaraTitular Bishop of Heliopolis in PhoeniciaApostolic Delegate to Great Britain
28 Apr37.3AppointedFrancis Xavier Ford, M.M. †Prefect of Kaying [Meixian], ChinaBishop of Meixian [Kaying], China
44.3Ordained BishopIstvan HászTitular Bishop of Sura
30.2AppointedEugene-Jean ImhofSuperior of Tsitsihar [Qiqihar], ChinaPrefect of Qiqihar [Tsitsihar], China
29 AprBornAndrea CassoneCannitello di Villa S. GiovanniArchbishop Emeritus of Rossano-Cariati, Italy
BornMichael Bosco DuraisamyGingeeBishop of Salem, India
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