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The Year of Our Lord 1933

Bishop Events

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Mar68.1ResignedAnton Pieter Franz van Velsen, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Batavia, IndonesiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
1 Mar BornMartin LulugaLodongaBishop Emeritus of Nebbi, Uganda
2 Mar83.4DiedKarl RethAuxiliary Bishop of Augsburg, Germany
BornArthur Nicholas TafoyaAlamedaBishop Emeritus of Pueblo, Colorado, USA
3 Mar71.4DiedGiuseppe Bartolomeo RovettaBishop Emeritus of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
BornIsidro Sala RiberaBergús, SpainBishop Emeritus of Abancay, Peru
5 Mar BornWalter KasperHeidenheim/Brenz, GermanyCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
8 Mar47.1AppointedGiacinto Gaudenzio Stanchi, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Changsha [Changsha], China
47.1AppointedGiacinto Gaudenzio Stanchi, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of PharbaethusVicar Apostolic of Changsha [Changsha], China
9 MarAppointedGiovanni Giannetti da Fivizzano, O.F.M. Cap. †Superior of Trabzon, Turkey
BornReinhard LettmannDattelnBishop Emeritus of Münster, Germany
10 Mar66.4DiedJohann Nepomuk Norbert Klein, O.T. †Bishop Emeritus of Brno, Czech Republic
11 Mar23.1Ordained PriestJosé García Villas, C.M. †Priest of Congregation of the MissionBishop of San Pedro Sula, Honduras
22.8Ordained PriestOpilio RossiPriest of Piacenza, ItalyCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses
13 Mar45.5AppointedLuis María Altamirano y BulnesBishop of Tulancingo, Hidalgo, MéxicoArchbishop of Morelia, Michoacán, México
69.6ConfirmedAntonio Pierre AridaPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
48.3AppointedFilippo BernardiniTitular Archbishop of Antiochia in PisidiaSecretary of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
48.3AppointedFilippo BernardiniApostolic Delegate to AustraliaSecretary of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
70.2AppointedTommaso Pio Boggiani, O.P. †Cardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in DamasoCardinal, Chancellor of the Apostolic Chancery
70.2AppointedTommaso Pio Boggiani, O.P. †Cardinal, Chancellor of the Apostolic Chancery
46.6AppointedNicola CapassoBishop of Acerra, ItalyBishop Emeritus
60.7AppointedBonaventura CerrettiCardinal-Bishop of VelletriCardinal, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura
60.8AppointedElia Dalla CostaCardinal-Priest of San MarcoCardinal, Archbishop of Firenze {Florence}, Italy
60.8Elevated to CardinalElia Dalla CostaCardinal, Archbishop of Firenze {Florence}, Italy
49.1AppointedGiuseppe DebernardiBishop of Pistoia e Prato, Italy
65.7Elevated to CardinalAngelo Maria DolciCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Romania
65.7ResignedAngelo Maria DolciApostolic Nuncio to RomaniaCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus
56.8AppointedMaurilio Fossati, O.Ss.G.C. †Cardinal-Priest of San MarcelloCardinal, Archbishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
56.8Elevated to CardinalMaurilio Fossati, O.Ss.G.C. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
60.5Elevated to CardinalPietro Fumasoni BiondiCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
46.0AppointedLuigi Maria Grassi, B. †Bishop of Alba (Pompea), Italy
57.2AppointedTheodor InnitzerCardinal-Priest of San CrisogonoCardinal, Archbishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
57.2Elevated to CardinalTheodor InnitzerCardinal, Archbishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
48.4AppointedLuigi MartinelliAuxiliary Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, ItalyArchbishop of Amalfi, Italy
48.4AppointedLuigi MartinelliTitular Bishop of TiumArchbishop of Amalfi, Italy
83.1AppointedGiuseppe MoriCardinal-Priest of San Nicola in CarcereCardinal, Secretary of the Congregation of the Council
44.2ConfirmedDionisio Habib NaassaniArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Syrian), Syria
39.2ConfirmedGabriele (Nicola) Nabaa, B.S. †Bishop of Saïda (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
47.1ConfirmedPaul SalmanArchbishop of Petra e Filadelfia (Melkite Greek), Jordan
62.6Elevated to CardinalCarlo SalottiIn PectoreCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of Rites
63.0AppointedLuigi SinceroCardinal-Bishop of PalestrinaCardinal, Secretary of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
59.4Elevated to CardinalFederico TedeschiniIn PectoreCardinal, Datary of the Apostolic Datary
50.3AppointedPietro TesauriBishop of Isernia e Venafro, ItalyArchbishop of Lanciano (e Ortona), Italy
49.4AppointedJean-Marie-Rodrigue Villeneuve, O.M.I. †Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria degli AngeliCardinal, Archbishop of Québec, Canada
49.4Elevated to CardinalJean-Marie-Rodrigue Villeneuve, O.M.I. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Québec, Canada
15 Mar BornEdward Peter CullenPhiladelphiaBishop Emeritus of Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
57.8DiedAntónio Maria TeixeiraBishop of São Tomé of Meliapore, India
16 Mar57.9AppointedErcole AttuoniArchbishop of Fermo, Italy
47.4AppointedGiuseppe Cognata, S.D.B. †Bishop of Bova, ItalyBishop Emeritus
66.2DiedFrançois-Etienne Coppel, M.S.F.S. †Bishop of Nagpur, India
65.7AppointedAngelo Maria DolciCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria della VittoriaCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Romania
60.5AppointedPietro Fumasoni BiondiCardinal-Priest of Santa Croce in GerusalemmeCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
60.5AppointedPietro Fumasoni BiondiCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
44.1AppointedJames Thomas Gibbons Hayes, S.J. †Bishop of Cagayan de Oro, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus of Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
49.2AppointedKrizosztom Kelemen, O.S.B. †Abbot of Pannonhalma, Hungary
55.5AppointedMatthew Ly Yun-ho (Li Jun-ho)Titular Bishop of TlosVicar Apostolic of Yachow, China
55.5AppointedMatthew Ly Yun-ho (Li Jun-ho)Vicar Apostolic of Yachow, China
BornBernard Mohlalisi, O.M.I.Ha'MalijengArchbishop Emeritus of Maseru, Lesotho
42.3AppointedPietro Doimo MunzaniArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), CroatiaArchbishop Emeritus
46.5AppointedLuis Del Rosario, S.J. †Bishop of Zamboanga, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus of Zamboanga, Philippines
55.6AppointedJoseph Tsui Shou-hsünTitular Bishop of TanaisBishop of Yongnian [Yüngnien], China
55.6AppointedJoseph Tsui Shou-hsünVicar Apostolic of Yüngnien [Weixian], ChinaBishop of Yongnian [Yüngnien], China
17 Mar50.1AppointedAmleto Giovanni CicognaniTitular Archbishop of Laodicea in PhrygiaCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
66.2AppointedJenaro Méndez y del RíoBishop of Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca, México
18 Mar BornHelmut BauerSchimbornAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Würzburg, Germany
BornSeverino PolettoSalgaredaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Torino {Turin}, Italy
19 Mar58.1Ordained BishopDomenico Della VedovaBishop of Tivoli, ItalyBishop Emeritus
53.2Ordained BishopAntonin EltschknerTitular Bishop of ZephyriumAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
40.3Ordained BishopJózef GawlinaTitular Bishop of MariammeBishop Emeritus of Poland, Military
45.5Ordained BishopFrancisco Gomez de Santiago, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Hai Phòng, Viet NamVicar Apostolic Emeritus
BornJosé Aurelio Rozo Gutiérrez, S.M.M.Prefect Emeritus of Vichada, Colombia
BornMichel SabbahNazarethPatriarch Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
23.2Ordained PriestMartin Legarra Tellechea, O.A.R. †Priest of Order of Augustinian RecollectsBishop Emeritus of Santiago de Veraguas, Panama
71.7Ordained BishopFrantisek ZapletalTitular Bishop of SalonaAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
20 Mar52.9Ordained BishopJoseph James Byrne, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of VasadaBishop Emeritus of Moshi, Tanzania
58.9AppointedMaurizio Francesco Crotti, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Città di Castello, Italy
BornHenryk Józef MuszyńskiKoscierzynaArchbishop Emeritus of Gniezno, Poland
21 Mar76.3DiedGrégoire Pierre HabraArchbishop of Damas (Syrian), Syria
22 MarBornFlorian KuntnerKirchberg-WechselAuxiliary Bishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
23 Mar BornBrian James Barnes, O.F.M.Wingham, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
BornMichel-Joseph-Gérard Gagnon, M. Afr. †Québec, CanadaBishop of Laghouat, Algeria
60.6DiedGiuseppe PetroneBishop of Pozzuoli, Italy
25 Mar58.9Ordained BishopPierre-Marie Gourtay, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of AradVicar Apostolic of French Guiana-Cayenne, French Guyana, Antilles
48.4Ordained BishopLuigi MartinelliTitular Bishop of TiumArchbishop of Amalfi, Italy
BornPhilip Francis MurphyCumberlandAuxiliary Bishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
26 Mar54.9InstalledJuan José Maíztegui y Besoitaiturria, C.M.F. †Archbishop of Panamá
45.4Ordained BishopAgostino RoussetBishop of Ventimiglia, Italy
27 Mar72.5DiedCharles-Marie-Félix de Gorostarzu, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Yünnanfu, China
28 Mar62.6DiedAugusto CuriArchbishop of Bari (-Canosa), Italy
72.3RetiredGabriel Émile Grison, S.C.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Stanley Falls, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
40.7Ordained BishopJoseph Elmer RitterTitular Bishop of HipposCardinal, Archbishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
BornJuan Sandoval ÍñiguezYahualicaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
1 Apr24.3Ordained PriestGuillermo Escobar VélezPriest of Medellín, ColombiaBishop Emeritus of Antioquía, Colombia
22.8Ordained PriestSergio PignedoliPriest of Reggio Emilia, ItalyCardinal, President of the Secretariat of Non-Christians
22.6Ordained PriestAngelo ScapecchiPriest of Cortona, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Arezzo-Cortona-Sansepolcro, Italy
37.2Ordained PriestJohannes Theodor Suhr, O.S.B. †Priest of Order of Saint BenedictBishop Emeritus of København {Copenhagen}, Denmark
34.3Ordained PriestJoseph Marie Trinh-nhu-KhuêPriest of Hà Nôi, Viet NamCardinal, Archbishop of Hà Nôi, Viet Nam
3 AprBornMariano Vivanco ValienteSan Antonio de los BañosBishop of Matanzas, Cuba
5 Apr BornGilles Cazabon, O.M.I.Sault Sainte MarieBishop Emeritus of Saint-Jérôme, Québec, Canada
70.5DiedAnatol Wincenty Nowak (Novak)Bishop of Przemyśl, Poland
6 Apr75.4DiedAndrea KarlinBishop of Lavant, Slovenia
BornGerard Francis Loft, S.M. †Wellington, New ZealandBishop Emeritus of Auki, Solomon Islands
8 Apr66.4DiedPietro MańkowskiBishop Emeritus of Kamyanets-Podilskyi, Ukraine
9 Apr47.7AppointedRiccardo BartoloniApostolic Delegate to Egypt, Arab Republic of
24.3Ordained PriestJulian Jan GroblickiPriest of Kraków {Cracow}, PolandAuxiliary Bishop
12 Apr63.3AppointedIsidro Gomá y TomásCardinal, Archbishop of Toledo, Spain
65.1AppointedRamón Pérez y RodríguezBishop of Cádiz y Ceuta, SpainPatriarch of West Indies, Spain
BornLuis María Pérez de Onraita AguirreGauna (Álava), SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Malanje, Angola
13 Apr BornEurico dos Santos VelosoSanandiraArchbishop Emeritus of Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil
14 Apr61.9DiedGiordano CorsiniBishop Emeritus of Guastalla, Italy
BornAlvaro Efrén Rincón Rojas, C.SS.R.CalvarioVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Puerto Carreño, Colombia
15 Apr22.3Ordained PriestGiacomo Giuseppe BeltrittiPriest of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, PalestinePatriarch Emeritus
22.9Ordained PriestAndré-Georges BontemsPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Chambéry (-Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne-Tarentaise), France
85.5DiedGiacinto GaggiaBishop of Brescia, Italy
23.6Ordained PriestLeo Lemay, S.M. †Priest of Society of MaryBishop Emeritus of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea
23.1Ordained PriestCarlos Parteli KellerPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Montevideo, Uruguay
22.8Ordained PriestAntonio PomaPriest of Pavia, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bologna, Italy
23.5Ordained PriestSante PortalupiPriestApostolic Nuncio to Portugal
17 Apr49.2Ordained BishopGiuseppe DebernardiBishop of Pistoia e Prato, Italy
18 AprBornSoane Lilo Foliaki, S.M. †Ma'ufangaBishop Emeritus of Tonga, Pacific (Oceania)
58.4AppointedLeopoldo Lara y TorresTitular Bishop of HalicarnassusBishop Emeritus of Tacámbaro, Michoacán, México
58.4ResignedLeopoldo Lara y TorresBishop of Tacámbaro, Michoacán, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
BornRafael Eleuterio ReyMaipúBishop Emeritus of Zárate-Campana, Argentina
19 Apr BornGiuseppe ChiarettiLeonessaArchbishop Emeritus of Perugia-Città della Pieve, Italy
20 AprBornErmanno Artale Ciancio, S.D.B. †Naples, ItalyBishop of Huánuco, Peru
BornClément FecteauSainte-Marie-de-BeauceBishop Emeritus of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Québec, Canada
66.2AppointedJames Anthony Walsh, M.M. †Titular Bishop of SyeneSuperior General of Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America
21 Apr48.5AppointedJohn Aloysius DuffyBishop of Syracuse, New York, USABishop of Buffalo, New York, USA
48.4AppointedJeremiah KinaneBishop of Waterford and Lismore, IrelandArchbishop of Cashel (-Emly), Ireland
22 Apr74.1DiedLeon WałęgaBishop Emeritus of Tarnów, Poland
23 Apr36.5SelectedAntoine AbedBishop of Tripoli del Libano {Tarabulus} (Maronite)Archbishop of Tripoli del Libano {Tarabulus} (Maronite)
46.7Ordained BishopNicola CapassoBishop of Acerra, ItalyBishop Emeritus
50.2AppointedAmleto Giovanni CicognaniApostolic Delegate to United States of AmericaCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
50.2Ordained BishopAmleto Giovanni CicognaniTitular Archbishop of Laodicea in PhrygiaCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
47.5Ordained BishopGiuseppe Cognata, S.D.B. †Bishop of Bova, ItalyBishop Emeritus
59.0Ordained BishopMaurizio Francesco Crotti, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Città di Castello, Italy
BornGeorge Francis DanielPretoriaArchbishop Emeritus of Pretoria, South Africa
BornElmer Osmar Ramón MianiVilla Concepción del TíoBishop Emeritus of Catamarca, Argentina
BornTharcisse Tshibangu TshishikuKipushiBishop Emeritus of Mbujimayi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
25 Apr44.2AppointedJoseph Bonhomme, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Basutoland, LesothoVicar Apostolic Emeritus
44.2AppointedJoseph Bonhomme, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of TulanaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Basutoland, Lesotho
86.1DiedMaurice-Charles-Alfred de CormontBishop Emeritus of Aire et Dax, France
68.2ResignedGeorg Froewis, S.V.D. †Prefect of Sinyangchow, ChinaPrefect Emeritus
39.0AppointedEdgar Anton Häring, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of AnthedonBishop of Shuoxian [Shohchow], China
39.0AppointedEdgar Anton Häring, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Shohchow [Shuoxian], ChinaBishop of Shuoxian [Shohchow], China
42.5AppointedMartin Joseph-Honoré Lajeunesse, O.M.I. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Keewatin, Manitoba, CanadaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
42.5AppointedMartin Joseph-Honoré Lajeunesse, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of BonustaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Keewatin, Manitoba, Canada
49.9AppointedHeinrich Leven, S.V.D. †Vicar Apostolic of Isole della Piccola Sonda, IndonesiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
49.9AppointedHeinrich Leven, S.V.D. †Titular Bishop of Arca in ArmeniaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Isole della Piccola Sonda, Indonesia
52.1AppointedPacifico Tiziano Micheloni, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic of Arabia, Yemen
52.1AppointedPacifico Tiziano Micheloni, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of LeteVicar Apostolic of Arabia, Yemen
23.6Ordained PriestJoão Batista da Mota e AlbuquerquePriest of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArchbishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil
45.9AppointedWilliam Thomas Porter, S.M.A. †Vicar Apostolic of Costa d’Oro {Gold Coast}, GhanaArchbishop Emeritus of Cape Coast, Ghana
45.9AppointedWilliam Thomas Porter, S.M.A. †Titular Bishop of UrusiArchbishop Emeritus of Cape Coast, Ghana
BornPhillip Francis StralingSan BernardinoBishop Emeritus of Reno, Nevada, USA
43.0AppointedWilliam Joseph Trudel, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Tabora, TanzaniaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
43.0AppointedWilliam Joseph Trudel, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of NobaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Tabora, Tanzania
60.1Ordained BishopEdouard van Goethem, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of CoroneVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Coquilhatville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
28 AprBornRamón Búa OteroIsla de ArosaBishop Emeritus of Calahorra y La Calzada-Logroño, Spain
25.0Ordained PriestAlberto Deane, C.P. †Priest of Congregation of the PassionBishop Emeritus of Villa María, Argentina
BornPetero MatacaCawaciArchbishop Emeritus of Suva, Fiji, Pacific (Oceania)
53.2AppointedPhilip George ScherBishop of Monterey-Fresno, California, USA
29 Apr51.6AppointedEttore BaranziniArchbishop of Siracusa, Italy
30 Apr49.2DiedAbraham Aguilera Bravo, S.D.B. †Bishop of San Carlos de Ancud, Chile
63.0DiedLouis Van Hoeck, S.J. †Bishop of Ranchi, India
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