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The Year of Our Lord 1937

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown46.0AppointedBartolomeo Bechis, C.M. †Prefect of Tigrai, EthiopiaPrefect Emeritus
62.9ResignedFlaminio Belotti, P.I.M.E. †Vicar Apostolic of Nanyang [Nanyang], ChinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
56.0DiedJoão Batista Conturon, S.D.B. †Apostolic Administrator of Registro do Araguaia, Brazil
AppointedGiacomo Jacobs, O. Praem. †Prefect of Lolo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
26.0Ordained PriestGermain-Marie Lalande, C.S.C. †Priest of Congregation of Holy CrossSuperior General Emeritus
DiedJoseph Lebeau, M.S.C. †Apostolic Administrator of Gilbert Islands {Isole Gilbert}, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)
DiedCallisto Lopinot, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of Isole di Mayotta, Nossi-Bé e Comore, Madagascar
DiedMarcello Paternôt, M. Afr. †Prefect of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
60.8AppointedErmenegildo PellegrinettiCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
61.2ResignedFrederico Benício de Souza e CostaTitular Bishop of Thubunae in NumidiaBishop Emeritus of Amazonas, Brazil
1 Jan22.1Ordained PriestErasmo Hinojosa HurtadoPriestArchbishop of Piura, Peru
3 Jan BornAlessandro Pagani, S.M.M.Torre Boldone di BergamoBishop Emeritus of Mangochi, Malawi
4 Jan BornCosmas Michael Angkur, O.F.M.LewurBishop Emeritus of Bogor, Indonesia
5 Jan52.2AppointedJohn Aloysius DuffyBishop of Buffalo, New York, USA
6 Jan41.8Ordained BishopLuigi TragliaTitular Archbishop of Caesarea in PalaestinaCardinal, Dean of the College of Cardinals
10 Jan BornSimon Atallah, O.A.M.Hemayri (Adonis)Bishop of Baalbek-Deir El-Ahmar (Maronite), Lebanon
66.1Ordained BishopFrancesco PascucciTitular Bishop of SionAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
BornBosco PenhaMumbaiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bombay, India
12 Jan86.2DiedIoan Boroş (Borosiu)Bishop-Elect of Thespiae
50.7DiedTeofil BromboszczAuxiliary Bishop of Katowice, Poland
62.7AppointedPaolo CastiglioniAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
62.7AppointedPaolo CastiglioniTitular Bishop of FamagustaAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
13 Jan68.9AppointedGuglielmo GrassiTitular Bishop of Tamiathis
14 Jan54.5Ordained BishopDomenico EttorreTitular Bishop of SelaBishop of Nocera Umbra-Gualdo Tadino, Italy
15 Jan35.5AppointedFrancesco Benedetto Cialeo, O.P. †Prefect of Multan, PakistanBishop Emeritus of Lyallpur, Pakistan
BornBenedito Beni dos SantosLagoinhaBishop Emeritus of Lorena, Sao Paulo, Brazil
16 Jan BornFrancis Eugene George, O.M.I.Chicago, ILCardinal, Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
17 JanBornProspero Nale ArellanoBombonPrelate Emeritus of Libmanan, Philippines
22.9Ordained PriestJulio Benigno Laschi GonzálezPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Asunción, Paraguay
18 JanResignedPaul Adam Curran, O.P. †Superior of Kienow [Jian’ou], ChinaPrefect of Jian’ou [Kienow, Kienning], China
20 Jan BornAlbert-Marie Joseph Cyrille de Monléon, O.P.ParisBishop Emeritus of Meaux, France
70.2DiedMichael James GallagherBishop of Detroit, Michigan, USA
21 Jan70.8DiedPierre Aziz HoBishop of Zaku (Chaldean), Iraq
38.1AppointedWilliam Ferrer Cassidy, O.P. †Superior of Kienow [Jian’ou], ChinaSuperior Emeritus
22 Jan BornAlexandru MesianBaia MareBishop of Lugoj (Romanian), Romania
23 Jan BornPier Luigi CelataPitiglianoVice-Chamberlain of the Apostolic Chamber
46.1AppointedFederico PezzulloBishop of Policastro, Italy
24 Jan40.8Ordained BishopCesar Antonio Mosquera CorralBishop of Ibarra, EcuadorArchbishop Emeritus of Guayaquil, Ecuador
BornPaolo De NicolòCattolicaOfficial Emeritus of the Prefecture of the Papal Household
52.9Ordained BishopFranz von StrengBishop of Basel e Lugano, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
25 Jan78.4DiedPatrick FineganBishop of Kilmore, Ireland
BornPierre Nguyên Van NhoVo CanhCoadjutor Bishop of Nha Trang, Viet Nam
26 Jan BornJoseph PathalilNedumkunnamBishop Emeritus of Udaipur, India
27 Jan BornYouhanna GoltaKotnaCurial Bishop of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt
28 Jan68.9DiedRamón Pérez y RodríguezPatriarch of West Indies, Spain
31 Jan46.9Ordained BishopCarlo RossiBishop of Biella, ItalyBishop Emeritus
26.8Ordained PriestMartin WiesendPriestAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bamberg, Germany
1 Feb BornAudrys Juozas BačkisKaunasCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Vilnius, Lithuania
52.7AppointedPierre-Marie DurieuxArchbishop of Chambéry, France
47.7AppointedJoseph Alphonse Marie EvrardBishop of Meaux, FranceBishop Emeritus
3 Feb71.3ResignedClaude-Marie Chanrion, S.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Nouvelle-Calédonie, New Caledonia, Pacific (Oceania)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
4 Feb62.1AppointedFrançois-Arsène-Jean-Marie-Eugène Lemasle, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Huê, Viet Nam
62.1AppointedFrançois-Arsène-Jean-Marie-Eugène Lemasle, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of TeuchiraVicar Apostolic of Huê, Viet Nam
49.7Ordained BishopJoseph McCormackBishop of Hexham and Newcastle, England, Great Britain
BornPiergiuseppe VacchelliLongardore di SospiroOfficial Emeritus of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
5 Feb53.4AppointedJanuarius Kyunosuke HayasakaTitular Bishop of PhilomeliumBishop Emeritus of Nagasaki, Japan
53.4ResignedJanuarius Kyunosuke HayasakaBishop of Nagasaki, JapanBishop Emeritus
7 Feb62.8Ordained BishopPaolo CastiglioniTitular Bishop of FamagustaAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
73.8DiedAugustine Francis SchinnerBishop Emeritus of Spokane, Washington, USA
8 Feb BornJohn Baptist Thakur, S.J.BettiahBishop Emeritus of Muzaffarpur, India
9 FebBornCesare Mazzolari, M.C.C.I. †Brescia, ItalyBishop of Rumbek, South Sudan
14 Feb47.1Ordained BishopAntonio Victor Pildáin y ZapiáinBishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, SpainBishop Emeritus
15 Feb61.5AppointedBernardo BertoglioBishop of Bobbio (-Abbey of San Colombano), Italy
BornRaymundo Damasceno AssisCapela NovaCardinal, Archbishop of Aparecida, Sao Paulo, Brazil
17 Feb65.6AppointedJohn Thomas McNallyArchbishop of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
18 Feb51.0AppointedJean-Joseph-Georges Deymier, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Hangchow [Hangzhou], ChinaArchbishop of Hangzhou [Hangchow], China
51.0AppointedJean-Joseph-Georges Deymier, C.M. †Titular Bishop of Diospolis in ThraciaArchbishop of Hangzhou [Hangchow], China
77.9ResignedPaul-Albert Faveau, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Hangchow [Hangzhou], ChinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
BornGilberto Jiménez NarváezAbejorralAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Medellín, Colombia
46.7AppointedJustin Daniel SimondsArchbishop of Hobart, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus of Melbourne, Australia
20 Feb28.8Ordained PriestPedro Arnoldo Aparicio y Quintanilla, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of San Vicente, El Salvador
25.9Ordained PriestPaul John HallinanPriest of Cleveland, Ohio, USAArchbishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
26.3Ordained PriestJohn Joseph KrolPriest of Cleveland, Ohio, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
55.7AppointedLuis María Martínez y RodríguezArchbishop of México, Federal District
55.4AppointedBenigno Luciano Migliorini, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Palestrina, ItalyArchbishop of Lanciano e Ortona, Italy
55.4AppointedBenigno Luciano Migliorini, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of LeteArchbishop of Lanciano e Ortona, Italy
54.4AppointedJoseph Henri Jean Marie Prud’hommeTitular Bishop of SaldaeBishop Emeritus of Prince-Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
54.4ResignedJoseph Henri Jean Marie Prud’hommeBishop of Prince-Albert, Saskatchewan, CanadaBishop Emeritus
26.9Ordained PriestEugen Joseph Frans Vroemen, S.M.M. †Priest of Missionaries of the Company of MaryBishop Emeritus of Chikwawa, Malawi
22 Feb BornJosé Alberto Rozo Gutiérrez, S.M.M.Cáqueza, ColombiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Puerto Gaitán, Colombia
BornJohn George VlaznyChicagoArchbishop Emeritus of Portland in Oregon, USA
54.0AppointedHeinrich WienkenCoadjutor Bishop of Meißen (Meissen), GermanyBishop Emeritus
54.0AppointedHeinrich WienkenTitular Bishop of ArethusaBishop Emeritus of Meißen (Meissen), Germany
23 Feb76.3DiedGiustino SanchiniBishop of Fano, Italy
24 Feb69.0Ordained BishopGuglielmo GrassiTitular Bishop of Tamiathis
25 Feb37.2Ordained BishopJohn Christopher CodyBishop of Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaBishop of London, Ontario, Canada
26 FebAppointedGiuseppe Kirsten, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of Benue, Nigeria
28 Feb25.1Ordained PriestAlfons Karl KempfPriest of Würzburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
41.4Ordained BishopPaul KiredjianArchbishop of Istanbul (Armenian), Turkey
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