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The Year of Our Lord 1931

Bishop Events

May to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 May52.9AppointedJoão Irineu Joffily (Joffly)Titular Archbishop of AnasarthaArchbishop Emeritus of Belém do Pará, Brazil
52.9ResignedJoão Irineu Joffily (Joffly)Archbishop of Belém do Pará, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
26.1Ordained PriestNorbert RobichaudPriest of Chatham, New Brunswick, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
BornEmil Aloysius WcelaBay ShoreAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Rockville Centre, New York, USA
2 MayBornDennis Harold De JongChipataBishop of Ndola, Zambia
3 May42.3Ordained BishopCrisanto Luque y SánchezTitular Bishop of CroaeCardinal, Archbishop of Bogotá, Colombia
5 May45.5AppointedAttilio AdinolfiBishop of Anagni, Italy
80.8DiedBartolomeo Maria LaguminaBishop of Agrigento (Girgenti), Italy
76.0DiedGiuseppe LaguminaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Palermo, Italy
52.4AppointedMathurin-Marie Le Mailloux, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of Douala, CameroonVicar Apostolic of Douala, Cameroon
73.1DiedBasilio PompiljCardinal, Vicar General of Roma {Rome}, Italy
62.5DiedEverard Ter Laak, C.I.C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Siwantze [Chongli-Xiwanzi], China
6 May50.0AppointedVittore Rosario FernandesBishop of Mangalore, India
56.7InstalledFrancisco María González y AriasBishop of Cuernavaca, Morelos, México
7 May BornAldo Gerna, F.S.C.J.Arigna, ItalyBishop Emeritus of São Mateus, Espirito Santo, Brazil
44.4Ordained BishopJoseph Anthony O’SullivanBishop of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Kingston, Ontario, Canada
8 May48.6AppointedAristides de Araújo PortoCoadjutor Bishop of Montes Claros, BrazilBishop
48.6AppointedAristides de Araújo PortoTitular Bishop of ThevesteBishop of Montes Claros, Brazil
77.2DiedJulián Raymundo Riveiro y Jacinto, O.P. †Archbishop Emeritus of Guatemala
9 May51.7AppointedFrancesco GardiniBishop of Bertinoro, Italy
59.6AppointedFrancesco Marchetti SelvaggianiVicar General of Roma {Rome}, ItalyCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of Ceremonies
BornMarian Kazimierz ZimałekMakówAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Sandomierz, Poland
10 May23.3Ordained PriestJaime Garcia GoulartPriest of Díli, Timor-LesteBishop Emeritus
23.1Ordained PriestJosé de Jesús Tirado PedrazaPriest of Morelia, Michoacán, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
43.7Ordained BishopMario VianelloBishop of Fidenza, ItalyArchbishop of Perugia, Italy
11 May40.7AppointedEduard Profittlich, S.J. †Apostolic Administrator of Estonia
66.4ResignedAntonino Zecchini, S.J. †Apostolic Administrator of EstoniaApostolic Nuncio to Latvia
12 May47.4DiedPierre Erdozainey-Etchart, S.C.I. †Superior of Tali [Dali], China
13 MayBornOscar Rolando Cantuarias PastorAscopeArchbishop Emeritus of Piura, Peru
53.6SucceededAuguste Alphonse Pierre Haouisée, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Nanking [Nanjing], ChinaBishop of Shanghai [Shanghai], China
84.7DiedJules Prosper París, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Nanking [Nanjing], China
BornLaurence RyanBallyerinninganBishop Emeritus of Kildare and Leighlin, Ireland
15 May52.9InstalledGuillermo Tritschler y CórdobaBishop of San Luis Potosí, MéxicoArchbishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
16 May21.9ProfessedAurelian (Josef) Bilgeri, O.S.B. †Member of Order of Saint BenedictBishop of Eshowe, South Africa
20.7ProfessedHeinrich Suso Brechter, O.S.B. †Member of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot Emeritus
BornBlasco Francisco CollaçoRaia, IndiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to South Africa
53.4AppointedMario Giardini, B. †Archbishop of Ancona e Numana, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
17 May20.0ProfessedPaul Augustin Mayer, O.S.B. †Member of Order of Saint BenedictCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”
18 May BornLorenzo Ceresoli, M.C.C.I.NaveVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Awasa, Ethiopia
44.5InstalledJoseph Anthony O’SullivanBishop of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Kingston, Ontario, Canada
21 May40.5SucceededCharles Heerey, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Southern Nigeria {Nigeria Meridionale}Archbishop of Onitsha, Nigeria
71.7DiedJosé Bento Martins RibeiroBishop of Cochin, India
BornJesús Arturo RoldánAlta GraciaBishop of San Rafael, Argentina
60.0ResignedJoseph (Ignatius) Shanahan, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Southern Nigeria {Nigeria Meridionale}Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
22 MayBornArthé GuimondRimouskiArchbishop Emeritus of Grouard-McLennan, Alberta, Canada
61.6AppointedJohn Bernard Kevenhoerster, O.S.B. †Prefect of Bahama, Bahamas, AntillesVicar Apostolic of Bahama Islands, Bahamas, Antilles
23 May BornLucian MureşanFerneziuCardinal, Major Archbishop of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (Romanian), Romania
24 May58.7Ordained BishopEmilio Cecco, C.S.I. †Titular Bishop of LetopolisVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Napo, Ecuador
26 May59.7AppointedFrancesco Marchetti SelvaggianiArchpriest of the Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano {Saint John Lateran Basilica}Cardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of Ceremonies
BornSimone ScatizziPratoBishop Emeritus of Pistoia, Italy
64.6Ordained BishopFrancis Joseph WallTitular Bishop of ThasusAuxiliary Bishop of Dublin, Ireland
27 MayBornAugustus PetersAachenAuxiliary Bishop of Aachen, Germany
39.1AppointedErnesto Sena de OliveiraArchbishop (Personal Title), Auxiliary of Lisboa {Lisbon}, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Coimbra, Portugal
39.1AppointedErnesto Sena de OliveiraTitular Archbishop of MityleneBishop Emeritus of Coimbra, Portugal
41.8AppointedJoão da Silva Campos NevesAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Lamego, Portugal
41.8AppointedJoão da Silva Campos NevesTitular Bishop of VatarbaBishop Emeritus of Lamego, Portugal
28 May55.2AppointedCelso Benigno Luigi CostantiniApostolic Administrator of Harbin [Harbin], ChinaCardinal, Chancellor of the Apostolic Chancery
51.8AppointedDomenico MarsigliaArchbishop of Rossano, Italy
30 May32.8Ordained PriestRoman Richard AtkielskiPriest of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAAuxiliary Bishop
22.9Ordained PriestEmilio BiancheriPriestBishop Emeritus of Rimini, Italy
22.5Ordained PriestJames Patrick CarrollPriest of Sydney, AustraliaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
23.0Ordained PriestBernardo CitterioPriest of Milano {Milan}, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
26.4Ordained PriestGérard-Marie CoderrePriestBishop Emeritus of Saint-Jean-de-Québec, Québec, Canada
27.0Ordained PriestFranco CostaPriestBishop Emeritus of Crema, Italy
26.1Ordained PriestCyril Conrad CowderoyPriest of Southwark, England, Great BritainArchbishop of Southwark, England, Great Britain
23.3Ordained PriestAbilio del Campo y de la BárcenaPriestBishop Emeritus of Calahorra y La Calzada-Logroño, Spain
25.1Ordained PriestAntanas Louis DeksnysPriestOfficial Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
26.1Ordained PriestÉmilien FrenettePriest of Montréal, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Saint-Jérôme, Québec, Canada
51.0AppointedJohannes Damascus Jesacher (Iesacher), O.F.M. †Prefect of Lingling [Yungchow], China
28.7Ordained PriestMikel KoliqiPriest of Shkodrë, AlbaniaCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Ognissanti in Via Appia Nuova
23.7Ordained PriestLuigi MorstabiliniPriestBishop Emeritus of Brescia, Italy
26.3Ordained PriestPetru PlescaPriest of Iaşi, RomaniaTitular Bishop of Voli
26.0Ordained PriestJuan Ricote AlonsoPriestBishop of Teruel (-Albarracín), Spain
27.9Ordained PriestFrancesco RossiPriest of Milano {Milan}, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Tortona, Italy
26.4Ordained PriestPaul Francis TannerPriestBishop Emeritus of Saint Augustine, Florida, USA
24.4Ordained PriestLeonardo Viera ContrerasPriest of Colima, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Guzmán, Jalisco, México
24.1Ordained PriestPetrus Canisius Jean van Lierde, O.S.A. †Priest of Order of St. AugustineOfficial Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
31 May44.8Ordained BishopTeodoro Bernardo Eugenín Barrientos, SS.CC. †Titular Bishop of HierissusBishop Emeritus of Chile, Military
58.2InstalledGaudenzio ManuelliArchbishop of L’Aquila, Italy
65.2DiedFelix-Raymond-Marie Rouleau, O.P. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Québec, Canada
75.7ResignedBoghos Bédros (Paul Peter) XIII TerzianPatriarch of Cilicia (Armenian), LebanonPatriarch Emeritus
1 Jun49.2AppointedEgidio LariTitular Archbishop of Tyrus
49.2AppointedEgidio LariApostolic Delegate to PersiaTitular Archbishop of Tyrus
88.3DiedGiovanni Antonio Zucchetti, O.F.M. Cap. †Archbishop Emeritus of Izmir (Smirne), Turkey
3 JunBornSimon Michael Fung Kui HeongSandakanBishop of Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
5 Jun57.7AppointedJames Albert DuffyTitular Bishop of SilandusBishop Emeritus of Grand Island, Nebraska, USA
57.7ResignedJames Albert DuffyBishop of Grand Island, Nebraska, USABishop Emeritus
91.5DiedCrescente Errázuriz ValdiviesoArchbishop of Santiago de Chile
BornLaurence ForristalJerpoint Church, ThomastownBishop Emeritus of Ossory, Ireland
27.1Ordained PriestBernardino N. Mazzarella, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Comayagua, Honduras
7 Jun BornAndrea Gemma, F.D.P.NapoliBishop Emeritus of Isernia-Venafro, Italy
46.2Ordained BishopTeodoro PallaroniBishop of Sarsina, Italy
43.8InstalledMario VianelloBishop of Fidenza, ItalyArchbishop of Perugia, Italy
26.4Ordained PriestCyril John VogelPriestBishop of Salina, Kansas, USA
8 Jun45.7AppointedTomás Aspe, O.F.M. †Bishop of Cochabamba, BoliviaBishop Emeritus
BornEgidio CaporelloPadovaBishop Emeritus of Mantova, Italy
57.0SucceededVahan KitchourianArchbishop of Istanbul (Armenian), Turkey
83.1DiedJoseph RokossianArchbishop of Istanbul (Armenian), Turkey
9 Jun48.9AppointedAlbert Henri Charles Breton, M.E.P. †Bishop of Fukuoka, JapanBishop Emeritus
38.1AppointedThomas Martin FoxBishop of Wilcannia-Forbes, Australia
60.5AppointedMathurin-Pie Le Ruyet, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Ajmer, IndiaBishop Emeritus
10 Jun40.0Ordained BishopUrban John VehrBishop of Denver, Colorado, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Denver, Colorado, USA
BornJosé Vieira de Lima, T.O.R.PoconéBishop Emeritus of São Luíz de Cáceres, Mato Grosso, Brazil
14 Jun28.3Ordained PriestLionel Scheffer, O.M.I. †Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateVicar Apostolic of Labrador, Québec, Canada
15 Jun BornRichard Charles Patrick HanifenDenverBishop Emeritus of Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
16 Jun64.7AppointedJules Elmire Douénel, M.E.P. †Prefect of Sikkim, IndiaPrefect Emeritus
BornPablo Puente BucesColindres, SpainApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
17 Jun45.8Ordained BishopKarl Joseph AlterBishop of Toledo, Ohio, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
BornDonald Joseph Leo Pelletier, M.S.Attleboro, MA, USABishop Emeritus of Morondava, Madagascar
18 Jun BornAntonio Dorado SotoUrdaBishop Emeritus of Málaga, Spain
19 Jun68.8DiedJames Romanus Bilsborrow, O.S.B. †Archbishop Emeritus of Cardiff, Wales, Great Britain
69.2AppointedJuan Bautista GorordoTitular Bishop of TacapaeBishop Emeritus of Cebu, Philippines
69.2ResignedJuan Bautista GorordoBishop of Cebu, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
BornAlonso Llano RuizMarulandaBishop Emeritus of Istmina-Tadó, Colombia
71.4DiedGiovanni VolpiBishop Emeritus of Arezzo, Italy
20 Jun79.4RetiredEugène-Marie-Joseph Allys, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Huê, Viet NamVicar Apostolic Emeritus
58.0SucceededAlexandre-Paul-Marie Chabanon, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Huê, Viet Nam
BornWilliam Joseph FoleyNedlandsArchbishop of Perth, Australia
25.4Ordained PriestWilliam Joseph MoranPriest of San Francisco, California, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of United States of America, Military
21 Jun45.7Ordained BishopTomás Aspe, O.F.M. †Bishop of Cochabamba, BoliviaBishop Emeritus
BornHubert BucherRegensburg, GermanyBishop Emeritus of Bethlehem, South Africa
BornLuis del Castillo Estrada, S.J.MontevideoBishop Emeritus of Melo, Uruguay
BornJoseph Leopold ImeschGrosse Pointe FarmsBishop Emeritus of Joliet in Illinois, USA
24.4Ordained PriestWilliam J. PhilbinPriest of Achonry, IrelandBishop Emeritus of Down and Connor, Ireland
63.3Ordained BishopFlorentino Simón y Garriga, C.M.F. †Titular Bishop of LeucePrelate of São José de Alto Tocantins, Brazil
23.7Ordained PriestLouis Wach, S.M.A. †Priest of Society of African MissionsPrefect Emeritus of Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire
24.1Ordained PriestWilliam Patrick Whelan, O.M.I. †Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateArchbishop of Bloemfontein, South Africa
22 Jun BornPaulino do Livramento Évora, C.S.Sp.PraiaBishop Emeritus of Santiago de Cabo Verde
50.2AppointedFilippo MantiniBishop of Cagli e Pergola, Italy
23 Jun BornJuan de Dios Caballero ReyesCanatlánAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Durango, México
44.1AppointedPierre-Armand-Albert-Lucien Fallaize, O.M.I. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Mackenzie, Northwest Territories, CanadaCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
44.1AppointedPierre-Armand-Albert-Lucien Fallaize, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of ThmuisCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Mackenzie, Northwest Territories, Canada
46.1AppointedAlphonse Verwimp, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Kisantu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Kisantu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
46.1AppointedAlphonse Verwimp, S.J. †Titular Bishop of UcculaBishop Emeritus of Kisantu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
24 JunBornPaulo Eduardo Andrade PonteFortalezaArchbishop Emeritus of São Luís do Maranhão, Maranho, Brazil
BornHabib Bacha, S.M.S.P. †TyrArchbishop of Beirut and Jbeil {Bairut e Gibail} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
23.1Ordained PriestSegundo Garcia de Sierra y MéndezPriest of Oviedo, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Burgos, Spain
BornRudolf MüllerSchmottseiffenBishop Emeritus of Görlitz, Germany
26.8Ordained PriestGeorges Léon PelletierPriestBishop Emeritus of Trois Rivières, Québec, Canada
26 Jun60.7AppointedJames J. RocheCoadjutor Bishop of Cloyne, IrelandBishop
60.7AppointedJames J. RocheTitular Bishop of Sebastopolis in ArmeniaBishop of Cloyne, Ireland
27 Jun45.4AppointedLeone Sieben, C.M. †Superior of Bikoro, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
28 Jun57.0Ordained BishopFerdinando BernardiBishop of Andria, ItalyArchbishop of Taranto, Italy
26.9Ordained PriestJean Louis Joseph Collignon, O.M.I. †Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop of Les Cayes, Haïti
51.8Ordained BishopFrancesco GardiniBishop of Bertinoro, Italy
22.5Ordained PriestZdzisław GolińskiPriest of Lublin, PolandBishop of Częstochowa, Poland
BornPiotr HemperekIgnacówAuxiliary Bishop of Lublin, Poland
23.9Ordained PriestSecundo TagliabuePriest of Vercelli, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Anglona-Tursi, Italy
29 Jun30.0Ordained PriestBaltasar Álvarez RestrepoPriestBishop Emeritus of Pereira, Colombia
51.4Ordained BishopJuan Vicente Araña y Idígoras, O.C.D. †Bishop of Vijayapuram, IndiaBishop Emeritus
29.8Ordained PriestHenri-Alexandre ChappouliéPriestBishop of Angers, France
42.9Ordained BishopManuel Marilla Ferreira da Silva, S.M.P. †Titular Bishop of GurzaSuperior General Emeritus of Missionários da Boa Nova
48.9Ordained BishopPeter Francis RayappaBishop of Kumbakonam, IndiaBishop Emeritus
51.0InstalledArcangelo Mazzotti, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Sassari, Italy
24.7Ordained PriestMaurice-Jean-Fernand-Alexis PourchetPriestBishop Emeritus of Saint-Flour, France
30 Jun50.9AppointedAndrea CesaranoArchbishop of Manfredonia (e Vieste), Italy
44.9InstalledTeodoro Bernardo Eugenín Barrientos, SS.CC. †Apostolic Administrator of Valdivia, ChileBishop Emeritus of Chile, Military
49.0AppointedAgostino MancinelliCoadjutor Bishop of Aquino, Sora, e Pontecorvo, ItalyArchbishop of Benevento, Italy
49.0AppointedAgostino MancinelliTitular Bishop of NazianzusArchbishop of Benevento, Italy
55.0AppointedMassimiliano MassimilianiBishop of Modigliana, Italy
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