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The Year of Our Lord 1934

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown62.1ResignedJohannes Biermans, M.H.M. †Superior General of St. Joseph’s Missionary Society of Mill HillSuperior General Emeritus of Upper Nile {Nilo Superiore}, Uganda
BornAlexandre KouassiTankesséBishop of Bondoukou, Côte d’Ivoire
BornJohn Jocelyn Madden, S.D.B. †Prefect Emeritus of Lashio, Myanmar
AppointedGiacomo MedweckyjApostolic Exarch of Lemkowszczyzna (Ukrainian), Poland
DiedHarrie van Oort, S.C.I. †Prefect of Benkoelen, Indonesia
19.2ProfessedJoseph Gustave Roland Prévost Godard, P.M.E. †Member of Société des Missions-ÉtrangèresVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Pucallpa, Peru
DiedErnesto Reilly, O.F.M. †Superior of Bellary, India
20.7ProfessedJohannes Schütte, S.V.D. †Member of Society of the Divine WordSuperior General Emeritus
BornPaul Tep Im SothaPhnom PenhPrefect of Battambang, Cambodia
1 Jan53.4InstalledIstván BreyerBishop of Győr (Raab), Hungary
BornRaphaël Lubaki NgangaMindouliBishop of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
BornRaúl Eduardo Vela ChiribogaRiobambaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Quito, Ecuador
5 Jan65.7DiedAntonio ValbonesiBishop Emeritus of Urbania e Sant’Angelo in Vado, Italy
6 Jan40.5Ordained BishopTorquato DiniTitular Archbishop of DaraApostolic Delegate to Egypt, Arab Republic of
25.6Ordained PriestAndré-Pierre Duirat, S.M.A. †Priest of Society of African MissionsBishop Emeritus of Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire
57.3Ordained BishopHermann Schoppelrey, S.V.D. †Titular Bishop of CalydonVicar Apostolic of Sinyangchow, China
53.6Ordained BishopGiacinto Tredici, Obl. Ss. A. C. †Bishop of Brescia, Italy
7 Jan43.8AppointedMario ZaninApostolic Administrator of Harbin [Harbin], ChinaApostolic Nuncio to Argentina
43.8Ordained BishopMario ZaninTitular Archbishop of Traianopolis in RhodopeApostolic Nuncio to Argentina
8 JanBornSeverino M. PelayoCandabaBishop of Philippines, Military
9 Jan48.1AppointedPietro CiriaciApostolic Nuncio to PortugalCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Council
67.2AppointedLouis-Justin Gumy, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of OlbaBishop Emeritus of Port Victoria o Seychelles
67.2ResignedLouis-Justin Gumy, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Port Victoria o SeychellesBishop Emeritus
BornFrancis Xavier IrwinMedfordAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
53.7SucceededErnest Louis Joye, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Port Victoria o SeychellesBishop Emeritus
12 Jan BornEdmond CarmodyAhalane, IrelandBishop Emeritus of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
42.9AppointedThomas Hughes, S.M.A. †Prefect of Kaduna, NigeriaBishop Emeritus of Ondo, Nigeria
AppointedTeodoro Koenig, S.A.C. †Prefect of Cape of Good Hope, Central District {Capo di Buona Speranza, Distretto Centrale}, South AfricaPrefect of Oudtshoorn, South Africa
13 Jan46.4AppointedAdalberto Accioli SobralBishop of Pesqueira, Pernambuco, BrazilArchbishop of São Luís do Maranhão, Maranho, Brazil
14 Jan BornAloísio Hilário de Pinho, F.D.P.MarianaBishop Emeritus of Jataí, Goias, Brazil
17 Jan BornAlexander Joseph BrunettDetroitArchbishop Emeritus of Seattle, Washington, USA
34.9DiedEugene-Jean ImhofPrefect of Qiqihar [Tsitsihar], China
18 Jan60.8DiedEmmanuel CosteArchbishop of Aix (-Arles-Embrun), France
19 Jan37.9AppointedHenri Martin Mekkelholt, S.C.I. †Prefect of Benkoelen, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus of Palembang, Indonesia
21 Jan BornCapistrano Francisco Heim, O.F.M.CatskillPrelate Emeritus of Itaituba, Para, Brazil
58.9Ordained BishopWojciech TomakaTitular Bishop of Helenopolis in BithyniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Przemyśl, Poland
22 Jan BornValter Carrijo, S.D.S.UberlandiaBishop Emeritus of Brejo, Maranho, Brazil
89.3DiedFrancesco De PietroBishop Emeritus of Acerra, Italy
BornAdalberto Arturo Rosat, O.F.M.ClèsPrelate Emeritus of Aiquile, Bolivia
23 Jan BornGerhard PieschlMoravská TrebováAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Limburg, Germany
24 Jan53.0AppointedAlbert LevameApostolic Nuncio to HondurasApostolic Nuncio to Ireland
53.0AppointedAlbert LevameApostolic Nuncio to El SalvadorApostolic Nuncio to Ireland
25 Jan48.0Ordained BishopJoseph-Jean HeintzBishop of Troyes, FranceBishop of Metz, France
46.8Ordained BishopPaul-Marie-André RichaudTitular Bishop of Irenopolis in IsauriaCardinal, Archbishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
26 JanAppointedGiuseppe Patrizio O’Donohoe, M.H.M. †Prefect of Kafiristan e Kashmir, Pakistan
27 Jan BornJosé Ignacio Alemany Grau, C.SS.R.Madrid, SpainBishop Emeritus of Chachapoyas, Peru
32.4AppointedRamón Munita EyzaguirreBishop of San Carlos de Ancud, ChileBishop Emeritus of Puerto Montt, Chile
28 Jan BornEnzo DieciSassuoloAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Roma {Rome}, Italy
57.8Ordained BishopCarlos de Sá FragosoBishop of São Tomé of Meliapore, IndiaBishop Emeritus
39.6Ordained BishopAbílio Augusto Vaz das NevesBishop of Cochin, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Bragança e Miranda, Portugal
29 Jan18.4ProfessedOskar Formánek, S.J. †Member of Society of JesusBishop
BornKassian (Otto) Lauterer, O. Cist.BregenzAbbot Emeritus of Wettingen-Mehrerau, Austria
30 Jan BornGiovanni Battista ReBorno, ItalyCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Bishops
31 Jan82.7AppointedFrançois-Xavier-Marie-Jules GieureTitular Archbishop of CiusBishop Emeritus of Bayonne (-Lescar e Oloron), France
82.7RetiredFrançois-Xavier-Marie-Jules GieureBishop of Bayonne (-Lescar e Oloron), FranceBishop Emeritus
1 Feb65.7DiedAgustín Blessing Presinger, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Limón, Costa RicaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
49.0AppointedLouis-François Gayet, M.S.F.S. †Bishop of Nagpur, India
42.8AppointedDiego María Gómez TamayoBishop of Pasto, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus of Popayán, Colombia
49.5AppointedLorenzo Giacomo Inglese, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Crete {Candia}, GreeceBishop Emeritus of Anglona-Tursi, Italy
51.5AppointedJoannes Walter Panis, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of TrisipaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Manado, Indonesia
51.5AppointedJoannes Walter Panis, M.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Celebes, IndonesiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Manado, Indonesia
41.6AppointedCamille Verfaillie, S.C.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Stanley Falls, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Stanley-ville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
41.6AppointedCamille Verfaillie, S.C.I. †Titular Bishop of OëaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Stanley-ville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
2 Feb63.0InstalledNikolaus BaresBishop of Berlin, Germany
BornJean-Guy Rakodondravahatra, M.S. †TsarahonenanaBishop of Ihosy, Madagascar
49.8AppointedIgino Maria Serci VaquerBishop of Ozieri, Italy
54.2Ordained BishopFulvio TessaroliBishop of Segni, ItalyBishop Emeritus
3 Feb58.5AppointedBernardo BertoglioAuxiliary Bishop of Palestrina, ItalyBishop of Bobbio (-Abbey of San Colombano), Italy
58.5AppointedBernardo BertoglioTitular Bishop of NazianzusBishop of Bobbio (-Abbey of San Colombano), Italy
BornJoseph DuffyDublinBishop Emeritus of Clogher, Ireland
4 Feb BornFelipe Aguirre FrancoEncarnación de DíazArchbishop Emeritus of Acapulco, Guerrero, México
23.2Ordained PriestGiuseppe BonfigioliPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Cagliari, Italy
23.2Ordained PriestJean KarroumPriestArchbishop of Hassaké-Nisibi (Syrian), Syria
53.0Ordained BishopAlbert LevameTitular Archbishop of Chersonesus in ZechiaApostolic Nuncio to Ireland
BornPaulo Mandlate, S.S.S.Macupalane-ManjacazeBishop Emeritus of Tete, Mozambique
25.1Ordained PriestClément Abdulla Eliane RahalPriestArchbishop of Damas (Syrian), Syria
6 Feb51.1Ordained BishopJean-Baptiste MégninBishop of Angoulême, France
7 Feb BornPaul ChittilapillyMattomBishop Emeritus of Thamarasserry (Syro-Malabarese), India
41.2Ordained BishopRodolfo Orler, F.S.C.J. †Titular Bishop of Prusias ad HypiumVicar Apostolic of Bahr el-Ghazal, Sudan
10 Feb44.1AppointedFrancis Patrick KeoughBishop of Providence, Rhode Island, USAArchbishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
57.2AppointedMoses Elias KileyBishop of Trenton, New Jersey, USAArchbishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
42.9AppointedRobert Emmet LuceyBishop of Amarillo, Texas, USAArchbishop Emeritus of San Antonio, Texas, USA
55.5AppointedWilliam David O’BrienAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
55.5AppointedWilliam David O’BrienTitular Bishop of CalyndaAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
11 Feb80.3DiedJulius DrohobeczkyBishop Emeritus of Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), Croatia
24.2Ordained PriestJean JadotPriestPro-President Emeritus of the Secretariat of Non-Christians
69.0DiedChucrallah Khoury, C.M.L. †Archbishop of Tyr (Maronite), Lebanon
12 Feb BornAlfred Gonti Pius Datubara, O.F.M. Cap.Lawe BekungArchbishop Emeritus of Medan, Indonesia
16 Feb25.2Ordained PriestErnst Tewes, C.O. †Priest of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
17 Feb BornSalvador Flores HuertaCoeneoBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán, México
19 Feb BornRaymundo Joseph PeñaCorpus ChristiBishop Emeritus of Brownsville, Texas, USA
21 Feb64.6DiedWilliam KeatingeVicar Apostolic of Great Britain, Military
22 Feb49.1Ordained BishopHenri-Marius BernardBishop of Perpignan-Elne, France
53.2Ordained BishopEdouard-Gabriel MesguenBishop of Poitiers, France
23 Feb BornVicente Rodrigo Cisneros DuránPelileo (Tungurahua)Archbishop Emeritus of Cuenca, Ecuador
BornLuís d’Andrea, O.F.M. Conv. †AlbanoBishop Emeritus of Caxias do Maranhão, Maranho, Brazil
43.3AppointedThomas Tien Ken-hsin (Tienchensing), S.V.D. †Prefect of Yangku [Yanggu], ChinaCardinal, Archbishop of Beijing [Peking], China
24 Feb26.2Ordained PriestWilfrid J. Dufault, A.A. †Priest of Augustinians of the AssumptionSuperior General Emeritus
24.5Ordained PriestAnastasio Granados GarcíaPriestBishop of Palencia, Spain
60.5AppointedAuguste Sieffert, C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of PolybotusBishop Emeritus of La Paz, Bolivia
60.5ResignedAuguste Sieffert, C.SS.R. †Bishop of La Paz, BoliviaBishop Emeritus
25 Feb126.2BeatifiedSt. Antonio María Claret y Clará, C.M.F. †Archbishop Emeritus of Santiago de Cuba
43.2Ordained BishopAlphonse Joseph Matthysen (Matthijsen), M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of BereniceBishop of Bunia, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
26 Feb38.2AppointedBernhard Gerhard Hilhorst, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Bagamoyo, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus of Morogoro, Tanzania
38.2AppointedBernhard Gerhard Hilhorst, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of MetellopolisBishop Emeritus of Morogoro, Tanzania
55.2AppointedOscar Morin, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of UthinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Navrongo, Ghana
55.2AppointedOscar Morin, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Navrongo, GhanaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
47.4AppointedJosé María Preciado y Nieva, C.M.F. †Vicar Apostolic of Darién, PanamaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
47.4AppointedJosé María Preciado y Nieva, C.M.F. †Titular Bishop of TegeaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Darién, Panama
46.3AppointedGeorges Six, C.I.C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Léopoldville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
46.3AppointedGeorges Six, C.I.C.M. †Titular Bishop of BalianaVicar Apostolic of Léopoldville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
48.7AppointedCamille Valentin Stappers, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of CeramusVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Lulua, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
48.7AppointedCamille Valentin Stappers, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Lulua e Katanga Centrale, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Lulua, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
44.4AppointedLeo Hale Taylor, S.M.A. †Vicar Apostolic of Western Nigeria {Nigeria Occidentale}Archbishop Emeritus of Lagos, Nigeria
44.4AppointedLeo Hale Taylor, S.M.A. †Titular Bishop of VartanaArchbishop Emeritus of Lagos, Nigeria
45.3AppointedJozef Vanderhoven, C.I.C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Boma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
45.3AppointedJozef Vanderhoven, C.I.C.M. †Titular Bishop of SinnaVicar Apostolic of Boma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
27 Feb47.0Ordained BishopGabriel-Emmanuel-Joseph PiguetBishop of Clermont, France
BornIgnatius Chung WangPeking, ChinaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of San Francisco, California, USA
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