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The Year of Our Lord 1937

Bishop Events

November to December


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Nov43.6ConvertedSeverios Giuseppe ValakuzhyilBishop of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankarese), India
1 Nov23.7Ordained PriestRaphaël Bayan, I.C.P.B. †Priest of Institut du Clergé Patriarcal de BzommarBishop Emeritus of Iskanderiya {Alexandria} (Armenian), Egypt
29.8Ordained PriestLéonce TchantayanPriestBishop Emeritus of Ispahan {Esfáan) (Armenian), Iran
23.7Ordained PriestAlfonso Uribe JaramilloPriest of Medellín, ColombiaBishop Emeritus of Sonsón-Rionegro, Colombia
2 Nov BornAloysius JoustenSaint-VithBishop Emeritus of Liège, Belgium
6 Nov BornCarlo LiberatiMatelicaPrelate Emeritus of Pompei o Beatissima Vergine Maria del Santissimo Rosario, Italy
7 Nov BornAlberto Maria CareggioMazzèBishop Emeritus of Ventimiglia-San Remo, Italy
23.6Ordained PriestEdward RapalloPriest of GibraltarBishop
43.3Ordained BishopPaul Aijirô YamaguchiBishop of Nagasaki, JapanArchbishop Emeritus of Nagasaki, Japan
8 Nov69.7AppointedEugène CurienTitular Bishop of LorymaBishop Emeritus of La Rochelle (-Saintes), France
69.7ResignedEugène CurienBishop of La Rochelle (-Saintes), FranceBishop Emeritus
9 Nov62.6AppointedJean-Baptiste-Alexis Chambon, M.E.P. †Archbishop (Personal Title) of Yokohama, JapanBishop Emeritus
10 NovBornHermín Negrón SantanaNaranjitoAuxiliary Bishop of San Juan de Puerto Rico
11 Nov BornEnrique Troncoso TroncosoAlhuéBishop Emeritus of Melipilla, Chile
12 Nov44.1AppointedHieronymus Haberstroh, S.V.D. †Prefect of Xining [Sining], China
37.1AppointedLéon-Adolphe Messmer, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of Isole di Mayotta, Nossi-Bé e Comore, MadagascarBishop Emeritus of Ambanja, Madagascar
13 NovBornAnthony Ekezia IlonuNdiogbuonyeomeBishop Emeritus of Okigwe, Nigeria
14 Nov28.5Ordained PriestFrancis EkkaPriestBishop of Raigarh, India
15 Nov93.2DiedGisleno VeneriBishop Emeritus of Acquapendente, Italy
16 Nov BornSergio PintorOristanoBishop Emeritus of Ozieri, Italy
17 Nov BornChristian Vicente F. NoelAsturiasBishop of Talibon, Philippines
19 Nov BornFrancis Anani Kofi LodonuHohoeBishop of Ho, Ghana
BornGuillermo Loría GaritaTierra BlancaBishop Emeritus of San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
43.2InstalledCharles Leo NelliganBishop of Pembroke, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus
20 Nov BornAugustinus Jun-ichi NomuraKochiBishop of Nagoya, Japan
22 Nov BornGiuseppe VerucchiMiceno di Pavullo nel FrignanoArchbishop Emeritus of Ravenna-Cervia, Italy
25 Nov79.2DiedJean RaynaudAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Toulouse (-Narbonne), France
27 Nov48.9AppointedEfrem ForniTitular Archbishop of DarnisCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Croce in Gerusalemme
48.9AppointedEfrem ForniApostolic Nuncio to EcuadorCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Croce in Gerusalemme
28 Nov29.6Ordained PriestPius Bonaventura Dlamini, F.F.J. †Priest of OtherAuxiliary Bishop of Mariannhill, South Africa
45.6Ordained BishopGiuseppe Maria Palatucci, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Campagna, Italy
30 Nov42.2SelectedGrégoire-Pierre XV (François) AgagianianPatriarch of Cilicia (Armenian), LebanonCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus
69.1DiedAlfred Louis Keiling, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of Cubango in Angola
42.6Ordained BishopAdolph John Paschang, M.M. †Titular Bishop of SasimaBishop of Jiangmen [Kongmoon], China
1 Dec BornGeoffrey Hilton JarrettKynetonBishop of Lismore, Australia
BornStephen M. TiruSardikalBishop of Khunti, India
2 Dec43.4ResignedLudwig Baumeister, M.S.C. †Superior of Shihtsien [Shiqian], ChinaSuperior Emeritus
51.0AppointedFrédéric Marie Blessing, O.S.C. †Titular Bishop of ThoisVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bondo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
51.0AppointedFrédéric Marie Blessing, O.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Bondo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
50.2AppointedJean-Baptiste-Maximilien Chabalier, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Phnom-Penh, Cambodia
50.2AppointedJean-Baptiste-Maximilien Chabalier, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of PharanVicar Apostolic of Phnom-Penh, Cambodia
43.0AppointedFrancis Xavier Zhao Zhen-sheng (Chao Cheng-sheng), S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Sienhsien [Xianxian], ChinaBishop of Xianxian [Sienhsien], China
43.0AppointedFrancis Xavier Zhao Zhen-sheng (Chao Cheng-sheng), S.J. †Titular Bishop of BisicaBishop of Xianxian [Sienhsien], China
44.9AppointedPeter Tatsuo DoiCardinal, Archbishop of Tōkyō, Japan
52.9AppointedMarcel-Auguste-Marie Grandin, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of Furnos MaiorVicar Apostolic of Bangui, Central African Republic
52.9AppointedMarcel-Auguste-Marie Grandin, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Oubangui Chari, Central African RepublicVicar Apostolic of Bangui, Central African Republic
73.1ResignedHenri Lécroart, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Sienhsien [Xianxian], ChinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
59.6AppointedLeone Proserpio, S.J. †Bishop of Calicut, India
35.2AppointedOctave-Marie Terrienne, M.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Gilbert Islands {Isole Gilbert}, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
35.2AppointedOctave-Marie Terrienne, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of MenelaitesVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Gilbert Islands {Isole Gilbert}, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)
51.4AppointedCharles (Karl) Weber, S.V.D. †Vicar Apostolic of Ichow [Linyi], ChinaBishop of Linyi [Ichow], China
51.4AppointedCharles (Karl) Weber, S.V.D. †Titular Bishop of DaldisBishop of Linyi [Ichow], China
3 Dec53.4AppointedJoseph Emmanuel Descuffi, C.M. †Bishop of Izmir (Smirne), TurkeyBishop Emeritus
46.1AppointedEdoardo TonnaTitular Archbishop of GarellaBishop Emeritus of Izmir (Smirne), Turkey
46.1ResignedEdoardo TonnaBishop of Izmir (Smirne), TurkeyBishop Emeritus
4 Dec75.9DiedLouis Van Dyck, C.I.C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Suiyüan [Hohot], China
5 Dec BornSotìr FerraraPiana degli AlbanesiBishop Emeritus of Piana degli Albanesi (Italo-Albanese), Italy
42.0Ordained BishopFrançois-Joseph PersonTitular Bishop of ThespiaeBishop of Les Cayes, Haïti
24.7Ordained PriestAlfonso Sánchez Peña, C.M.F. †Priest of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MaryPrelate Emeritus of Alto Sinú, Colombia
BornGuy Marie Alexandre ThomazeauNeuilly-sur-SeineArchbishop Emeritus of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières), France
6 Dec38.2Ordained BishopMarcel Olivier Maradan, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Port Victoria o SeychellesBishop Emeritus
7 Dec81.8DiedAnton BauerArchbishop of Zagreb, Croatia
39.6SucceededBl. Alojzije StepinacCardinal, Archbishop of Zagreb, Croatia
8 Dec24.6Ordained PriestWalter William CurtisPriest of Newark, New Jersey, USABishop Emeritus of Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
26.3Ordained PriestRaymond Philip EtteldorfPriestOfficial Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
26.1Ordained PriestJames John HoganPriest of Trenton, New Jersey, USABishop Emeritus of Altoona-Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA
25.2Ordained PriestCharles Garrett MaloneyPriest of Louisville, Kentucky, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
42.0Ordained BishopMiguel Darío Miranda y GómezBishop of Tulancingo, Hidalgo, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of México, Federal District
23.5Ordained PriestZacarias Rolim de MouraPriestBishop Emeritus of Cajazeiras, Paraiba, Brazil
10 Dec34.7AppointedMatthias Buchholz, M.S.C. †Prefect of Shiqian [Shihtsien], ChinaPrefect Emeritus
51.2AppointedJohn Alexander FloershArchbishop of Louisville, Kentucky, USAArchbishop Emeritus
64.0AppointedThomas Joseph WalshArchbishop of Newark, New Jersey, USA
12 Dec31.8Ordained BishopRafael Ignacio Arias BlancoTitular Bishop of Attalea in PamphyliaArchbishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
36.3Ordained BishopJerome M. FernandezBishop of Quilon, IndiaBishop Emeritus
BornJohn MulagadaMarriveeduBishop of Eluru, India
BornAnthony Francis Sharma, S.J.KathmanduVicar Apostolic of Nepal
13 Dec42.2ConfirmedGrégoire-Pierre XV (François) AgagianianPatriarch of Cilicia (Armenian), LebanonCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus
54.4AppointedAdelchi AlbanesiBishop of Bagnoregio (Bagnorea), ItalyBishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
50.9AppointedGiacinto Giovanni Ambrosi, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Chioggia, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Gorizia e Gradisca, Italy
55.7AppointedPhilippe Sérvule DesranleauCoadjutor Bishop of Sherbrooke, Québec, CanadaArchbishop of Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada
55.7AppointedPhilippe Sérvule DesranleauTitular Bishop of SalaArchbishop of Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada
57.9AppointedPierre-Marie Paul GerlierCardinal-Priest of Santissima Trinità al Monte PincioCardinal, Archbishop of Lyon (-Vienne), France
57.9Elevated to CardinalPierre-Marie Paul GerlierCardinal, Archbishop of Lyon (-Vienne), France
72.3AppointedArthur HinsleyCardinal-Priest of Santa SusannaCardinal, Archbishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
72.3Elevated to CardinalArthur HinsleyCardinal, Archbishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
80.3DiedPierre Kojunian (Koyounian)Bishop Emeritus of Iskanderiya {Alexandria} (Armenian), Egypt
61.7AppointedErmenegildo PellegrinettiCardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in PanispernaCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
61.7Elevated to CardinalErmenegildo PellegrinettiCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
53.2AppointedAdeodato Giovanni Piazza, O.C.D. †Cardinal-Priest of Santa PriscaCardinal, Secretary of the Sacred Consistorial Congregation
53.2Elevated to CardinalAdeodato Giovanni Piazza, O.C.D. †Cardinal, Secretary of the Sacred Consistorial Congregation
60.4AppointedGiuseppe PizzardoCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in Via LataCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation of Seminaries and Universities
60.4Elevated to CardinalGiuseppe PizzardoCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation of Seminaries and Universities
39.1AppointedGiuseppe RuotoloBishop of Ugento, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Ugento-Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy
53.7AppointedEugène-Gabriel-Gervais-Laurent TisserantCardinal-Priest of Santi Vito, Modesto e CrescenziaCardinal, Dean of the College of Cardinals
22.7Ordained PriestLorenzo VivaldoPriestBishop of Massa Marittima-Piombino, Italy
43.3AppointedStephen Stanislaus WoznickiAuxiliary Bishop of Detroit, Michigan, USABishop Emeritus of Saginaw, Michigan, USA
43.3AppointedStephen Stanislaus WoznickiTitular Bishop of PeltaeBishop Emeritus of Saginaw, Michigan, USA
15 Dec61.9DiedFrancisco Javier ReyesBishop of Nueva Caceres, Philippines
16 Dec36.2AppointedMiguel Acebedo y FloresBishop of Calbayog, Philippines
50.9AppointedNicanor Roberto Aguirre BausApostolic Administrator of Loja, EcuadorBishop Emeritus
50.9AppointedNicanor Roberto Aguirre BausTitular Bishop of HipposBishop Emeritus of Loja, Ecuador
55.9AppointedEtienne BornetAuxiliary Bishop of Lyon (-Vienne), France
55.9AppointedEtienne BornetTitular Bishop of TenedusAuxiliary Bishop of Lyon (-Vienne), France
42.2AppointedFrancis Ridgley CottonBishop of Owensboro, Kentucky, USA
50.2AppointedBartholomew Joseph EustaceBishop of Camden, New Jersey, USA
52.9AppointedCesar Marie GuerreroAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of San Fernando, Philippines
52.9AppointedCesar Marie GuerreroTitular Bishop of LimisaBishop Emeritus of San Fernando, Philippines
56.9AppointedJosé Félix Heredia Zurita, S.J. †Bishop of Guayaquil, Ecuador
40.9AppointedManuel Mascariñas y MorgiaBishop of Palo, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of Tagbilaran, Philippines
56.4AppointedThomas Henry McLaughlinBishop of Paterson, New Jersey, USA
49.8AppointedDomenico TardiniSecretary of the Roman Curia - OtherCardinal, Secretary of State
49.0AppointedJoseph WalshAuxiliary Bishop of Tuam, IrelandArchbishop Emeritus
49.0AppointedJoseph WalshTitular Bishop of CoelaArchbishop Emeritus of Tuam, Ireland
17 Dec27.2Ordained PriestVictor-Julien-André GouetPriestAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
BornJoseph LafontantJacmelAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Port-au-Prince, Haïti
40.3AppointedFernand Martin, M. Afr. †Prefect of Fort Jameson, ZambiaPrefect Emeritus
18 Dec22.9Ordained PriestCustódio Alvim PereiraPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Lourenço Marques, Mozambique
73.6AppointedPeter Emmanuel AmigoArchbishop (Personal Title) of Southwark, England, Great BritainBishop
45.9AppointedIsidoro Croce, O.S.B.I. †Abbot of Santa Maria di Grottaferrata (Italo-Albanese), Italy
23.4Ordained PriestJuan Francisco Fresno LarraínPriest of Santiago de ChileCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
24.6Ordained PriestWilliam Eric GrasarPriestBishop Emeritus of Shrewsbury, England, Great Britain
26.6Ordained PriestAlfonso Hoefer (Höfer) Hombach, C.M. †Priest of Congregation of the MissionVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Limón, Costa Rica
28.8Ordained PriestGerhard J. Legeland, C.SS.R. †Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerPrefect Emeritus of Weetebula, Indonesia
21 Dec24.8Ordained PriestHenry Byrne, S.S.C.M.E. †Priest of Missionary Society of St. ColumbanBishop Emeritus of Iba, Philippines
24.1Ordained PriestPatrick H. Cronin, S.S.C.M.E. †Priest of Missionary Society of St. ColumbanArchbishop Emeritus of Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
48.3Ordained BishopEugene Joseph McGuinnessBishop of Raleigh, North Carolina, USABishop of Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
74.9DiedAugustine-Antoine Roy, M.E.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Coimbatore, India
22 Dec BornGiuseppe Nazzaro, O.F.M.San Potito UltraVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Alep [Beroea, Halab], Syria
23 Dec BornTimothy Anthony McDonnellNew YorkBishop of Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
24 Dec BornKazimierz GórnyLubienBishop Emeritus of Rzeszów, Poland
27 Dec51.1AppointedJosé Selva e Amaral, S.D.B. †Prelate of Registro do Araguaia, Brazil
51.1AppointedJosé Selva e Amaral, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of MetraePrelate of Registro do Araguaia, Brazil
28 DecBornCarl Kevin MoeddelElmwood PlaceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
29 Dec BornJoseph Bolangi Egwanga Ediba TasameMbayaBishop Emeritus of Budjala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
31 Dec24.2Ordained PriestSiro SilvestriPriestBishop Emeritus of La Spezia-Sarzana-Brugnato, Italy

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