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The Year of Our Lord 1937

Bishop Events

May to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 May49.7AppointedLuis María Altamirano y BulnesCoadjutor Archbishop of Morelia, Michoacán, MéxicoArchbishop
49.7AppointedLuis María Altamirano y BulnesTitular Archbishop of BizyaArchbishop of Morelia, Michoacán, México
83.3DiedGiovanni MuradBishop of Baalbek (Maronite), Lebanon
2 May BornInnayya Chinna AddagatlaRavipaduBishop of Srikakulam, India
24.6Ordained PriestVincent Joseph HinesPriestBishop Emeritus of Norwich, Connecticut, USA
48.4Ordained BishopLuciano MarcanteBishop of Valva e Sulmona, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornLuiz Soares VieiraConchasArchbishop Emeritus of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
48.4Ordained BishopHenri van Schingen, S.J. †Titular Bishop of PhelbesVicar Apostolic of Koango o Kwango, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
59.3AppointedAntonio Vignato, F.S.C.J. †Superior General of Sons of the Sacred Heart of JesusSuperior General Emeritus of Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus
3 May85.5DiedCarlos de Jesús Mejía y Laguna, C.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, México
BornSalvatore Giovanni RinaldiCimitileBishop Emeritus of Acerra, Italy
6 May47.0Ordained BishopJustin Daniel SimondsArchbishop of Hobart, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus of Melbourne, Australia
7 May BornNestorius TimanywaKakungiriBishop Emeritus of Bukoba, Tanzania
9 May26.9Ordained PriestJosé de Jesús Garcia AyalaPriest of Zamora, Michoacán, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Campeche, México
BornNeil E. WillardMontréalAuxiliary Bishop of Montréal, Québec, Canada
14 May28.7AppointedAurelio Gianora, C.R.S.M.A. †Prefect of Sikkim, IndiaPrefect Emeritus
15 May27.0Ordained PriestHanna Paulus MarcusPriest of Zaku (Chaldean), IraqBishop Emeritus
60.5ResignedPierre-André-Charles Petit de JullevilleApostolic Administrator of Dijon, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
16 May66.4DiedRemigio Gandásegui y GorrocháteguiArchbishop of Valladolid, Spain
17 May BornHéctor Luis Gutiérrez PabónCaquezaBishop of Engativá, Colombia
49.9InstalledJorge Antonio Larraín CotaposBishop of Chillán, Chile
47.0InstalledJustin Daniel SimondsArchbishop of Hobart, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus of Melbourne, Australia
18 May73.0DiedEmilio BongiorniAuxiliary Bishop of Brescia, Italy
45.4AppointedFrancis Augustin HenschkeAuxiliary Bishop of Adelaide, AustraliaBishop of Wagga Wagga, Australia
45.4AppointedFrancis Augustin HenschkeTitular Bishop of PraenetusBishop of Wagga Wagga, Australia
36.9AppointedAmbrose Kelly, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Sierra LeoneArchbishop of Freetown and Bo, Sierra Leone
36.9AppointedAmbrose Kelly, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of AltavaArchbishop of Freetown and Bo, Sierra Leone
48.3AppointedFrancisco Javier Ochoa Ullate, O.A.R. †Vicar Apostolic of Kweiteh [Shangqiu], ChinaBishop Emeritus of Shangqiu [Kweiteh], China
48.3AppointedFrancisco Javier Ochoa Ullate, O.A.R. †Titular Bishop of ChusiraBishop Emeritus of Shangqiu [Kweiteh], China
BornMichael David Pfeifer, O.M.I.AlamoBishop Emeritus of San Angelo, Texas, USA
39.8AppointedHenry Ambrose Pinger, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of CapitoliasBishop Emeritus of Zhoucun [Chowtsun], China
39.8AppointedHenry Ambrose Pinger, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Chowtsun [Zhoucun], ChinaBishop Emeritus of Zhoucun [Chowtsun], China
75.4DiedAngelo Giacinto Scapardini, O.P. †Bishop of Vigevano, Italy
19 May64.1DiedManoel Antônio de Paiva (Payva)Bishop of Garanhuns, Pernambuco, Brazil
21 MayAppointedGabriele Arosio, P.I.M.E. †Prefect of Neghelli, EthiopiaPrefect Emeritus
AppointedPacifico del Carmine, O.C.D. †Prefect of San Miguel de Sucumbíos, Ecuador
22 May25.2Ordained PriestGerald Emmett CarterPriest of Montréal, Québec, CanadaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
26.8Ordained PriestJames CunninghamPriestBishop Emeritus of Hexham and Newcastle, England, Great Britain
22.7Ordained PriestLuigi DadaglioPriest of Acqui, ItalyCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
25.6Ordained PriestPaul GrégoirePriest of Montréal, Québec, CanadaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
25.7Ordained PriestGeorge Albert HammesPriestBishop Emeritus of Superior, Wisconsin, USA
25.0Ordained PriestJoão Floriano Loewenau, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorPrelate Emeritus of Óbidos, Para, Brazil
30.6Ordained PriestKnut Ansgar Nelson, O.S.B. †Priest of Order of Saint BenedictBishop Emeritus of Stockholm, Sweden
30.7Ordained PriestErnest-Marie de Jésus-Hostie Charles Albert Nyary, O.C.D. †Priest of Order of Discalced CarmelitesArchbishop Emeritus of Baghdad, Iraq
23.9Ordained PriestAlfonso Reyes RamosPriestBishop of Ciudad Valles, San Luís Potosí, México
24.7Ordained PriestAdriano Jaime Miriam Veigle, T.O.R. †Priest of Third Order Regular of St. Francis of PenancePrelate Emeritus of Borba, Amazonas, Brazil
23 May60.0Ordained BishopLuciano GeraciTitular Bishop of MethonePrelate of Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
62.2Ordained BishopSylvester Patrick Mulligan, O.F.M. Cap. †Archbishop of Delhi and Simla, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
BornWilliam Keith WeigandBend, ORBishop Emeritus of Sacramento, California, USA
24 MayBornGabriel Gonsum GanakaPankshinArchbishop of Jos, Nigeria
26 May46.2AppointedJoseph Henry AlbersBishop of Lansing, Michigan, USA
46.9AppointedWalter Andrew FoeryBishop of Syracuse, New York, USABishop Emeritus
55.0AppointedEdward Aloysius MooneyCardinal, Archbishop of Detroit, Michigan, USA
27 May BornHugh Christopher BuddRomfordBishop Emeritus of Plymouth, England, Great Britain
22.5Ordained PriestAgostino CasaroliPriest of Piacenza, ItalyCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
62.4Ordained BishopFrançois-Arsène-Jean-Marie-Eugène Lemasle, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of TeuchiraVicar Apostolic of Huê, Viet Nam
26.2Ordained PriestEldon Bernard SchusterPriest of Great Falls, Montana, USABishop Emeritus of Great Falls-Billings, Montana, USA
29 May BornAlois Kothgasser, S.D.B.Sankt Stefan im RosentalArchbishop Emeritus of Salzburg, Austria
47.2AppointedPaul Clarence SchulteBishop of Leavenworth, Kansas, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
BornEngelbert SieblerMünchenAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
30 May52.2Ordained BishopIgnatius Arnoz, C.M.M. †Titular Bishop of BusirisVicar Apostolic of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
51.3Ordained BishopJean-Joseph-Georges Deymier, C.M. †Titular Bishop of Diospolis in ThraciaArchbishop of Hangzhou [Hangchow], China
BornWalter Allison HurleyFredericton, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
40.2Ordained BishopManuel Moll y SalordTitular Bishop of Claudiopolis in IsauriaBishop Emeritus of Tortosa, Spain
1 Jun41.3AppointedJacques Pessers, S.V.D. †Vicar Apostolic of Timor Olandese, IndonesiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Atambua, Indonesia
41.3AppointedJacques Pessers, S.V.D. †Titular Bishop of CandybaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Atambua, Indonesia
53.5Ordained BishopGuillaume-Marius SembelBishop of Dijon, France
89.8DiedFrancesco Uccelini-TiceBishop of Kotor (Cattaro), Montenegro
2 Jun53.8AppointedJoseph-Wilfrid Guy, O.M.I. †Bishop of Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan, CanadaBishop Emeritus
3 Jun BornAnastácio Kahango, O.F.M. Cap.Kamabatela-AmbacaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Luanda, Angola
59.1DiedBernard Franciszek DembekAuxiliary Bishop of Łomża, Poland
BornRobert Joseph ShaheenDanburyBishop Emeritus of Our Lady of Lebanon of Los Angeles (Maronite), California, USA
4 Jun24.8Ordained PriestFrancis James HarrisonPriest of Syracuse, New York, USABishop Emeritus
82.7DiedJohn Marius LavalAuxiliary Bishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
54.5DiedPierre-Guillaume Marque, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Colombo, Sri LankaArchbishop Emeritus
5 Jun67.7DiedJules-Alexandre CusinBishop of Mende, France
BornFaustino Sainz MuñozAlmadén, SpainApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
6 JunBornVictor Dovi HounnakéAfanya-GbletaBishop of Aného, Togo
BornJoseph Edra UkpoOkpomaArchbishop Emeritus of Calabar, Nigeria
78.8DiedAgostino Zampini, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Porphyreon
7 Jun BornManuel Antonio Valarezo Luzuriaga, O.F.M.Malvas-ZarumaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Galápagos, Ecuador
8 Jun BornAntonio Napoletano, C.SS.R.Nocera InferioreBishop Emeritus of Sessa Aurunca, Italy
9 Jun46.1AppointedAntonio Gregorio Vuccino, A.A. †Bishop of Syros (e Milos), GreeceArchbishop Emeritus of Corfù, Zante e Cefalonia, Greece
10 Jun26.1Ordained PriestThomas Austin MurphyPriest of Baltimore, Maryland, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
11 Jun48.6AppointedAlphonse Bossart, O.M.I. †Prefect of Ipamu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Ipamu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
BornJohn Francis KinneyOelwein, IABishop Emeritus of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, USA
AppointedGerardo Martino Uberto Martens, C.I.C.M. †Prefect of Makassar, Indonesia
BornGuy Armand Romano, C.SS.R.Arc-en-Barrois, FranceBishop Emeritus of Niamey, Niger
14 Jun33.0Ordained PriestLouis Vangeke, M.S.C. †Priest of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusBishop Emeritus of Bereina, Papua New Guinea
15 Jun BornFélix del Blanco PrietoMorgovejo, SpainAlmoner Emeritus of the Office of Papal Charities
16 JunAppointedStanislao dell’Addolorata, C.P. †Prefect of Dodoma, Tanzania
17 Jun47.6AppointedPatrick Maurice Connaughton, O.F.M. †Prefect of Suixian [Suihsien], ChinaPrefect Emeritus
45.7AppointedLouis-Joseph-Ephrem Groshenry, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina FasoVicar Apostolic Emeritus
45.7AppointedLouis-Joseph-Ephrem Groshenry, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of BoreumVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
37.7AppointedMarcel Olivier Maradan, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Port Victoria o SeychellesBishop Emeritus
42.2AppointedAdolph John Paschang, M.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Kongmoon [Jiangmen], ChinaBishop of Jiangmen [Kongmoon], China
42.2AppointedAdolph John Paschang, M.M. †Titular Bishop of SasimaBishop of Jiangmen [Kongmoon], China
20 Jun56.6DiedMelèce Abou Assaly (Assaleh)Bishop of Baalbek (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
25.8Ordained PriestPeter BirchPriest of Ossory, IrelandBishop
22.6Ordained PriestLuigi Maria CarliPriestArchbishop of Gaeta, Italy
24.4Ordained PriestWilliam John ConwayPriestCardinal, Archbishop of Armagh, Ireland
22.9Ordained PriestIgnacy Ludwik JeżPriestBishop Emeritus of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, Poland
24.2Ordained PriestJan LebedaPriest of Praha {Prague}, Czech RepublicAuxiliary Bishop
25.1Ordained PriestMIchael Joseph Moloney, C.S.Sp. †Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop Emeritus of Banjul, Gambia
25.0Ordained PriestPatrick MulliganPriest of Clogher, IrelandBishop Emeritus
BornLouis Nkinga Bondala, C.I.C.M.MankanzaBishop of Lisala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
22.8Ordained PriestIppolito RotoliPriestApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Japan
21 Jun31.3AppointedRafael Ignacio Arias BlancoAuxiliary Bishop of Cumaná, VenezuelaArchbishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
31.3AppointedRafael Ignacio Arias BlancoTitular Bishop of Attalea in PamphyliaArchbishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
22 Jun86.6DiedManuel José Caicedo MartínezArchbishop of Medellín, Colombia
65.9SucceededTiberio de Jesús Salazar y HerreraArchbishop of Medellín, Colombia
23 Jun24.6Ordained PriestThomas McDonnellPriest of Killala, IrelandBishop Emeritus
24 Jun27.5Ordained PriestAlois Grillmeier, S.J. †Cardinal, Priest of Society of Jesus
26.2Ordained PriestAdam Kozłowiecki, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Lusaka, Zambia
31.7Ordained PriestJames Philip Mulvihill, O.M.I. †Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop Emeritus of Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
25 Jun57.6DiedNicola ColangeloBishop of Nardò, Italy
53.3AppointedEugène-Gabriel-Gervais-Laurent TisserantTitular Archbishop of IconiumCardinal, Dean of the College of Cardinals
BornGerald William Wiesner, O.M.I.DenzilBishop Emeritus of Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
26 JunBornMichael Hughes KennyHollywood, CABishop of Juneau, Alaska, USA
74.5DiedAdolfo Alejandro Nouel y BobadillaArchbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
41.6AppointedFrançois-Joseph PersonCoadjutor Bishop of Les Cayes, HaïtiBishop
41.6AppointedFrançois-Joseph PersonTitular Bishop of ThespiaeBishop of Les Cayes, Haïti
27 Jun25.2Ordained PriestJacinto (Giacinto) Eccher, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorPrelate Emeritus of Aiquile, Bolivia
24.2Ordained PriestVittorio MoiettaPriest of Casale Monferrato, ItalyBishop of Nicastro, Italy
24.8Ordained PriestGiovanni ProniPriestBishop Emeritus of Forli-Bertinoro, Italy
28 Jun30.4Ordained PriestAndré-Jean-Marie Charles de la BroussePriest of Bourges, FranceBishop Emeritus of Dijon, France
53.3DiedBruno OcchiutoBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
29 JunBornPiero BiggioCalasetta, ItalyApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Denmark
25.2Ordained PriestAndré BréheretPriestBishop of Cahors, France
23.9Ordained PriestGeoffrey BurkePriest of Salford, England, Great BritainAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
25.3Ordained PriestClarence James Duhart, C.SS.R. †Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop Emeritus of Udon Thani, Thailand
55.5Ordained BishopEmmanuel Hanisch, M.H.M. †Titular Bishop of GorVicar Apostolic of Umtata, South Africa
BornJosé Roberto López LondoñoYalíBishop Emeritus of Jericó, Colombia
30.4Ordained PriestFrançois Xavier Arthur Florent MorilleauPriest of Nantes, FranceBishop Emeritus of La Rochelle (-Saintes), France
24.4Ordained PriestYves-Joseph-Marie Plumey, O.M.I. †Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateArchbishop Emeritus of Garoua, Cameroon
56.3Ordained BishopPatrick Finbar Ryan, O.P. †Titular Archbishop of GabulaArchbishop Emeritus of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
23.0Ordained PriestKarmelo ZazinovićPriest of Krk (Veglia), CroatiaBishop Emeritus
24.4Ordained PriestMatija ZvekanovicPriest of Jugoslavenska Backa, SerbiaBishop Emeritus of Subotica, Serbia
30 Jun BornGiovanni Battista MorandiniBienno, ItalyApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Syria
BornAndré Richard, C.S.C.Saint-IgnaceArchbishop Emeritus of Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
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