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The Year of Our Lord 1937

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Mar53.2DiedEugene Venance Guichard, O.F.M. †Prefect of Yiduxian [Iduhsien], China
BornPierre Trân Ðinh TuThái BìnhBishop Emeritus of Phú Cuong, Viet Nam
4 Mar86.2DiedJosé Álvarez y MirandaBishop of León, Spain
6 Mar BornPeter Joseph ConnorsMordiallocBishop Emeritus of Ballarat, Australia
59.8AppointedLuciano GeraciPrelate of Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
59.8AppointedLuciano GeraciTitular Bishop of MethonePrelate of Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
7 Mar24.5Ordained PriestTeopisto Valderrama AlbertoPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Caceres (Nueva Caceres), Philippines
40.9Ordained BishopNicola CaninoBishop of Oppido Mamertina, ItalyBishop Emeritus
55.4Ordained BishopBenigno Luciano Migliorini, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of LeteArchbishop of Lanciano e Ortona, Italy
57.1Ordained BishopJosip Antun UjcicArchbishop of Beograd (-Smederevo), Serbia
50.9Ordained BishopJan Cornelius van Sambeek, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of GergisBishop Emeritus of Kigoma, Tanzania
8 MarBornAnthony ThannikotKoonemmaveAuxiliary Bishop of Verapoly, India
9 Mar BornPaciano Basilio AnicetoSanta AnaArchbishop Emeritus of San Fernando, Philippines
BornJosef Voß (Voss)Langenberg-BentelerAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
11 Mar BornLeo Jun Ikenaga, S.J.KobeArchbishop Emeritus of Osaka, Japan
13 Mar41.9AppointedJuliusz BieniekAuxiliary Bishop of Katowice, Poland
41.9AppointedJuliusz BieniekTitular Bishop of DascyliumAuxiliary Bishop of Katowice, Poland
28.1Ordained PriestPaul Bui Chu TaoPriest of Phát Diêm, Viet NamBishop Emeritus of Phát Diêm, Viet Nam
24.0Ordained PriestDoroteo Fernández y FernándezPriestBishop Emeritus of Badajoz, Spain
26.4Ordained PriestPaul Joseph Marie GouyonPriest of Bordeaux (-Bazas), FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
26.5Ordained PriestFranz HengsbachPriest of Paderborn, GermanyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Essen, Germany
63.1DiedFrancis JohannesBishop of Leavenworth, Kansas, USA
24.3Ordained PriestTheodorus Hubertus Moors, M.S.C. †Priest of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusBishop Emeritus of Manado, Indonesia
22.8Ordained PriestAngel Morta FigulsPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Madrid, Spain
22.9Ordained PriestAngelo PedroniPriestApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Belgium
23.2Ordained PriestAlfred PichlerPriestBishop Emeritus of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
54.3AppointedInnocenzo Alfredo Russo, O.F.M. †Bishop of Bovino, ItalyBishop Emeritus
25.1Ordained PriestOdorico Leovigildo Sáiz Pérez, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Requena, Peru
BornJose Paala Salazar, O.P. †ManilaAuxiliary Bishop of Lipa, Philippines
14 Mar28.4Ordained PriestFrancis Xavier Esser, O.S.F.S. †Priest of Oblates of St. Francis de SalesBishop of Keimoes, South Africa
26.6Ordained PriestJohannes Höhne, M.S.C. †Priest of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusArchbishop of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
70.5DiedEugène-Stanislas Le SenneBishop of Beauvais (-Noyon-Senlis), France
48.3AppointedLuciano MarcanteBishop of Valva e Sulmona, ItalyBishop Emeritus
65.4DiedSeveriano Sainz y BencamoBishop of Matanzas, Cuba
15 Mar56.5ResignedKonrad von Preysing Lichtenegg-MoosApostolic Administrator of Meißen (Meissen), GermanyCardinal, Bishop of Berlin, Germany
53.3AppointedGuillaume-Marius SembelBishop of Dijon, France
BornGabriel SimoBapaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bafoussam, Cameroon
16 Mar BornSalvatore Di CristinaPalermoArchbishop Emeritus of Monreale, Italy
BornAttilio NicoraVareseCardinal, President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
18 Mar25.5Ordained PriestJoseph Brendan Houlihan, S.P.S. †Priest of St. Patrick’s Society for the Foreign MissionsBishop Emeritus of Eldoret, Kenya
BornMichelangelo Riccardo M. Tiribilli, O.S.B.FirenzeAbbot Emeritus of Monte Oliveto Maggiore, Italy
19 Mar25.6Ordained PriestGeorge Joseph BiskupPriest of Dubuque, Iowa, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
48.4AppointedPatrick James Byrne, M.M. †Prefect of Kyoto, JapanApostolic Delegate to Korea
25.6Ordained PriestCarroll Thomas DozierPriestBishop Emeritus of Memphis, Tennessee, USA
26.4Ordained PriestLoras Thomas LanePriest of Dubuque, Iowa, USABishop of Rockford, Illinois, USA
20 Mar60.2AppointedJosé de Haas, O.F.M. †Bishop of Araçuaí (Arassuaí), Minas Gerais, Brazil
49.8AppointedJorge Antonio Larraín CotaposBishop of Chillán, Chile
BornAnthony Lee Kok HinMiriBishop Emeritus of Miri, Malaysia
21 Mar72.5DiedJan Pacificus Bos, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Dutch Borneo {Borneo Olandese}, Indonesia
BornHanna MarkhoMaguècheArchbishop of Arbil {Erbil} (Chaldean), Iraq
23 Mar BornLorenzo Cárdenas AregullínCiudad VictoriaBishop Emeritus of Papantla, Puebla, México
24 Mar BornAntonio FrancoPuglianello, ItalyApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
25 Mar48.9AppointedGiovanni Maria Emilio Castellani, O.F.M. †Titular Archbishop of PergeOfficial of the Secretariat of State
48.9AppointedGiovanni Maria Emilio Castellani, O.F.M. †Apostolic Nuncio to OtherOfficial of the Secretariat of State
48.9AppointedGiovanni Maria Emilio Castellani, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Addis Abeba, EthiopiaOfficial of the Secretariat of State
BornOnésimo Cepeda SilvaMéxicoBishop Emeritus of Ecatepec, México, México
22.9Ordained PriestIuliu HirteaPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, Romania
41.8AppointedLuigi Santa, I.M.C. †Titular Bishop of MetelisBishop of Rimini, Italy
41.8AppointedLuigi Santa, I.M.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Gimma, EthiopiaBishop of Rimini, Italy
26 Mar BornRoger William Gries, O.S.B.ClevelandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Cleveland, Ohio, USA
27 Mar24.5Ordained PriestJosé Alves de Sà TrindadePriestBishop Emeritus of Montes Claros, Brazil
24.4Ordained PriestLuis do Amaral MousinhoPriestArchbishop of Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
23.7Ordained PriestPius Anthony BenincasaPriest of Buffalo, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop
26.7Ordained PriestGiovanni M. Bernasconi, B. †Priest of Clerics Regular of St. PaulSuperior General Emeritus
24.5Ordained PriestZaya DachtouPriestArchbishop of Urmyā {Rezayeh} (Chaldean), Iran
23.7Ordained PriestLuis Eduardo Henríquez JiménezPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Valencia en Venezuela
24.6Ordained PriestAgustín Adolfo HerreraPriestBishop Emeritus of San Francisco, Argentina
26.6Ordained PriestPaul Nguyên Van BinhPriestArchbishop of Thành-Phô Hô Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville), Viet Nam
25.5Ordained PriestDaniel-Joseph-Louis-Marie PézerilPriest of Paris, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
22.7Ordained PriestAlfredo PoledriniPriestApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Lesotho
23.9Ordained PriestAgnelo RossiPriest of Campinas, BrazilCardinal, President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
26.6Ordained PriestAlfons Maria Stickler, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoCardinal, Archivist Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archives
26.1Ordained PriestAleksandar TokicPriestArchbishop of Bar (Antivari), Montenegro
26.1Ordained PriestBenedict Takahiko TomizawaPriest of Kyōto, JapanBishop Emeritus of Sapporo, Japan
29.1Ordained PriestMatthias Duan In-min (Tuan In-Min)Priest of Wanxian [Wanhsien], ChinaBishop
28 Mar BornAd Abi KaramKornet Chehwan, LebanonBishop Emeritus of Saint Maron of Sydney (Maronite), Australia
BornGeraldo João Paulo Roger VerdierAlban, FranceBishop Emeritus of Guajará-Mirim, Rondonia, Brazil
30 Mar61.4DiedChristopherus (Edmund) Becker, S.D.S. †Prefect Emeritus of Assam, India
70.2DiedAugustyn ŁosińskiBishop of Kielce, Poland
BornPhilippe Albert Joseph Stevens, P.F.E.Quaregnon, BelgiumBishop Emeritus of Maroua-Mokolo, Cameroon
31 Mar BornRicardo Pedro Paglia, M.S.C.Ponte SerradaBishop Emeritus of Pinheiro, Maranho, Brazil
3 Apr24.2Ordained PriestRomeo Roy BlanchettePriest of Chicago, Illinois, USABishop Emeritus of Joliet in Illinois, USA
49.3DiedSofronio Hacbang y GaborniBishop of Calbayog, Philippines
4 Apr45.0Ordained BishopTeodoro Schu, S.V.D. †Titular Bishop of TrapezopolisBishop of Yanzhou [Yenchow], China
52.8Ordained BishopXavier Ferdinand J. Thoyer, S.J. †Titular Bishop of Thuburbo MinusArchbishop Emeritus of Fianarantsoa, Madagascar
5 Apr24.2Ordained PriestAntonio FustellaPriestBishop of Saluzzo, Italy
38.2Ordained BishopAntoine-Hubert Grauls, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of MadesArchbishop Emeritus of Gitega, Burundi
8 Apr70.6ResignedJules Elmire Douénel, M.E.P. †Prefect of Sikkim, IndiaPrefect Emeritus
47.9Ordained BishopJoseph Alphonse Marie EvrardBishop of Meaux, FranceBishop Emeritus
9 AprBornJulio Amílcar Bethancourt FioravantiQuezaltenangoBishop of Santa Rosa de Lima, Guatemala
BornGastone SimoniCastelfranco di SopraBishop Emeritus of Prato, Italy
10 Apr84.0DiedAmand-Théophile-Joseph Legrand, C.S.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Dacca, Bangladesh
46.0AppointedManuel de Medeiros GuerreiroBishop of São Tomé of Meliapore, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Nampula, Mozambique
61.0AppointedCarlos de Sá FragosoTitular Bishop of PitanaeBishop Emeritus of São Tomé of Meliapore, India
61.0ResignedCarlos de Sá FragosoBishop of São Tomé of Meliapore, IndiaBishop Emeritus
11 Apr BornJosé María ArancibiaBuenos AiresArchbishop Emeritus of Mendoza, Argentina
42.5Ordained BishopCipriano Cassini, S.J. †Titular Bishop of DrivastumBishop of Bengbu [Pengpu, Peng-Fou], China
46.3Ordained BishopFederico PezzulloBishop of Policastro, Italy
54.2Ordained BishopHeinrich WienkenTitular Bishop of ArethusaBishop Emeritus of Meißen (Meissen), Germany
13 Apr52.0AppointedIgnatius Arnoz, C.M.M. †Titular Bishop of BusirisVicar Apostolic of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
52.0AppointedIgnatius Arnoz, C.M.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
47.6AppointedTheodor (Hermann) Breher, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of HieronBishop of Yanji [Yenki], China
47.6AppointedTheodor (Hermann) Breher, O.S.B. †Vicar Apostolic of Yenki [Yanji], ChinaBishop of Yanji [Yenki], China
49.7AppointedDomenico Grassi, P.I.M.E. †Apostolic Administrator of Bezwada, IndiaBishop of Vijayawada, India
55.3AppointedEmmanuel Hanisch, M.H.M. †Titular Bishop of GorVicar Apostolic of Umtata, South Africa
55.3AppointedEmmanuel Hanisch, M.H.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Umtata, South Africa
AppointedStefano KimPrefect of Zenshu, Korea (South)
AppointedEugenio MacPolin, S.S.C.M.E. †Prefect of Kwoszu, Korea (South)
62.1AppointedSylvester Patrick Mulligan, O.F.M. Cap. †Archbishop of Delhi and Simla, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
56.1AppointedPatrick Finbar Ryan, O.P. †Coadjutor Archbishop of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, AntillesArchbishop Emeritus
56.1AppointedPatrick Finbar Ryan, O.P. †Titular Archbishop of GabulaArchbishop Emeritus of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
14 Apr BornGuy Claude BagnardMontceau-les-MinesBishop Emeritus of Belley-Ars, France
52.5InstalledJohn Aloysius DuffyBishop of Buffalo, New York, USA
51.5AppointedJosé Fogued y Gil, C.M.F. †Prefect of Tunxi [Tunki], China
55.8InstalledLuis María Martínez y RodríguezArchbishop of México, Federal District
15 Apr72.4DiedPatrick Thomas RyanBishop of Pembroke, Ontario, Canada
16 AprAppointedAgostino Guérin, M. Afr. †Prefect of N’Zérékoré, Guinea
17 AprBornPaul Marchand, S.M.M. †LafontaineBishop of Timmins, Ontario, Canada
18 Apr53.3Ordained BishopBartolomeo ManginoBishop of Muro Lucano, ItalyBishop of Caserta, Italy
22.7Ordained PriestErsilio ToniniPriestCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Ravenna-Cervia, Italy
19 Apr BornJan De BieOlenAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
20 Apr25.1Ordained PriestJózef Benedykt KurpasPriest of Katowice, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
56.7AppointedJean NissanArchbishop (Personal Title) of Zaku (Chaldean), IraqBishop
21 Apr BornGianfranco Girotti, O.F.M. Conv.Roma, ItalyRegent Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
22 Apr70.8DiedPedro Ladislao González y EstradaBishop Emeritus of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
23 Apr86.0DiedFrançois-Xavier-Marie-Jules GieureBishop Emeritus of Bayonne (-Lescar e Oloron), France
24 Apr30.1Ordained PriestRaymond D’MelloPriestBishop Emeritus of Allahabad, India
25 Apr42.0Ordained BishopJuliusz BieniekTitular Bishop of DascyliumAuxiliary Bishop of Katowice, Poland
49.9Ordained BishopJorge Antonio Larraín CotaposBishop of Chillán, Chile
54.4Ordained BishopInnocenzo Alfredo Russo, O.F.M. †Bishop of Bovino, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornToribio Ticona PorcoAtochaPrelate Emeritus of Corocoro, Bolivia
26 Apr54.9AppointedAlfred CoudercBishop of Viviers, FranceBishop Emeritus
27 Apr26.1Ordained PriestPetrus Pao-Zin TouPriestBishop Emeritus of Hsinchu, Taiwan
28 Apr40.3DiedKarl Albert Wollgarten, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Limón, Costa Rica
29 Apr BornLluís Martínez SistachBarcelonaCardinal, Archbishop of Barcelona, Spain
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