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The Year of Our Lord 1940

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March to April


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Mar79.4AppointedEmidio TrentaArchbishop (Personal Title) of Viterbo e Tuscania, ItalyBishop
3 Mar52.7Ordained BishopGioacchino Di LeoTitular Bishop of MemphisBishop of Mazara del Vallo, Italy
25.7Ordained PriestYouhannan Semaan IssayiPriest of Sehna (Chaldean), IranArchbishop of Teheran (Chaldean), Iran
57.3Ordained BishopFrédéric Osterrath, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of TingisAbbot Emeritus of Pietersburg, South Africa
24.9Ordained PriestRudolf Joseph Manfred Staverman, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Djajapura, Indonesia
26.0Ordained PriestBiagio Vittorio Terrinoni, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop Emeritus of Avezzano, Italy
5 Mar BornMario Eusebio Mestril VegaNuevitasBishop of Ciego de Ávila, Cuba
BornRomeo Tovar Astorga, O.F.M.Ciudad DelgadoBishop of Santa Ana, El Salvador
6 Mar BornMiguel José Asurmendi Aramendia, S.D.B.PamplonaBishop of Vitoria, Spain
BornGiovanni GiudiciVareseBishop of Pavia, Italy
7 Mar47.5Ordained BishopLouis DelmotteBishop of Tournai {Doornik}, BelgiumBishop Emeritus
BornAlejandro Goic KarmelicPunta ArenasBishop of Rancagua, Chile
41.1AppointedVíctor Manuel Sanabria y MartínezArchbishop of San José de Costa Rica
8 Mar44.1SucceededNorman Thomas GilroyArchbishop of Sydney, AustraliaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
90.1DiedMichael KellyArchbishop of Sydney, Australia
BornDenis James MaddenCarbondale, PAAuxiliary Bishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
9 Mar25.2Ordained PriestRicardo Blanco GrandaPriest of Madrid, SpainAuxiliary Bishop of Madrid, Spain
27.2Ordained PriestAnthony Humilis Yang Kuang C’hi (Guang-qi), O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop-Elect of Yuci [Yütze], China
10 Mar52.3Ordained BishopVincentas BoriseviciusTitular Bishop of LysiasBishop of Telšiai, Lithuania
24.6Ordained PriestMichael DoumithPriest of Cipro (Maronite), CyprusBishop of Sarba (Maronite), Lebanon
BornDante LafranconiMandello del LarioBishop of Cremona, Italy
25.2Ordained PriestJoseph SalaméPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Maronite), Syria
25.2Ordained PriestAntonio Torasso, I.M.C. †Priest of Consolata MissionariesVicar Apostolic of Florencia, Colombia
12 Mar BornFrancesc-Xavier Ciuraneta AymíPalma de EbroBishop Emeritus of Lleida, Spain
26.7Ordained PriestLouis Hà Kim DanhPriestBishop of Phú Cuong, Viet Nam
13 MarBornAfonso Nteka, O.F.M. Cap. †CazumbiBishop of Mbanza Congo, Angola
14 Mar69.1DiedGiovanni Onorato Carcaterra, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Ariano, Italy
18 Mar75.5DiedGusztáv Károly MajláthBishop Emeritus of Alba Iulia, Romania
19 Mar50.9AppointedGeorge Joseph DonnellyAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USABishop of Kansas City in Kansas, USA
50.9AppointedGeorge Joseph DonnellyTitular Bishop of CoelaBishop of Kansas City in Kansas, USA
43.7AppointedHenry Joseph O’BrienAuxiliary Bishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
43.7AppointedHenry Joseph O’BrienTitular Bishop of SitaArchbishop Emeritus of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
55.7AppointedVincent James RyanBishop of Bismarck, North Dakota, USA
20 MarBornJoseph O. EgeregaEboh OrogunVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bomadi, Nigeria
23 Mar25.3Ordained PriestBogdan Stefanov DobranovPriestBishop of Sofia e Plovdiv, Bulgaria
22.6Ordained PriestColin Aloysius MacPhersonPriest of Argyll and The Isles, Scotland, Great BritainBishop
24.3Ordained PriestJorge MayerPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Bahía Blanca, Argentina
27.1Ordained PriestAlejandro OlaliaPriestArchbishop of Lipa, Philippines
24.5Ordained PriestManuel Pereira da CostaPriestBishop Emeritus of Campina Grande, Paraiba, Brazil
23.5Ordained PriestIoánnis PerrísPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos, Greece
23.1Ordained PriestVenedictos PrintesisPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Athēnai {Athens}, Greece
25.0Ordained PriestJosé Rincón BonillaPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
24.8Ordained PriestFernando Romo GutiérrezPriestBishop Emeritus of Torreón, Coahuila, México
26.9Ordained PriestRafael Valladares y ArgumedoPriest of San Salvador, El SalvadorAuxiliary Bishop
24 Mar BornFrançois Marie Joseph Pascal Louis BlondelLimogesBishop of Viviers, France
BornGiovanni De VivoSienaBishop of Pescia, Italy
25.4Ordained PriestMesrob TerzianPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Beirut {Bairut} (Armenian), Lebanon
25 Mar41.0AppointedAlberto CarinciBishop of Isernia e Venafro, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Boiano-Campobasso, Italy
58.1AppointedMarco Giovanni Della Pietra, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Ancona e Numana, Italy
28.2Ordained PriestRaymond (Nianga-Nzita) NdudiPriest of Boma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
27 Mar BornCzeslaw Stanula, C.SS.R.Szerzyny, PolandBishop of Itabuna, Bahia, Brazil
28 Mar BornGiuseppe AndrichCanale d'AgordoBishop of Belluno-Feltre, Italy
BornJosé Luís Azcona Hermoso, O.A.R.Pamplona, SpainPrelate of Marajó, Para, Brazil
65.0AppointedCesare BoccoleriArchbishop of Modena (e Nonantola), Italy
35.3AppointedHernán Frías HurtadoBishop of San Carlos de Ancud, ChileBishop Emeritus of Antofagasta, Chile
31 Mar41.6Ordained BishopSecondo BolognaBishop of Boiano-Campobasso, Italy
BornPiergiorgio DebernardiFelettoBishop of Pinerolo, Italy
38.6Ordained BishopGiuseppe Di Donna, O.SS.T. †Bishop of Andria, Italy
36.1Ordained BishopManuel da Silveira d’ElbouxTitular Bishop of BarcaArchbishop of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
29.9Ordained PriestWilliam Gordon WheelerPriest of Leeds, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
2 Apr36.4AppointedVincentas BrizgysAuxiliary Bishop of Kaunas, Lithuania
36.4AppointedVincentas BrizgysTitular Bishop of BosanaAuxiliary Bishop of Kaunas, Lithuania
60.9Ordained BishopJoseph Moran CorriganTitular Bishop of Bilta
37.7DiedRené de PontesBishop of Valença, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
48.6Ordained BishopJoseph-Marie-Eugène MartinBishop of Le Puy-en-Velay, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Rouen, France
4 Apr BornIrineu Danelón, S.D.B.PiracicabaBishop of Lins, Sao Paulo, Brazil
5 Apr31.2AppointedAntonio María Michelato Danese, O.S.M. †Prefect of Aysén, ChileVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Aysén, Chile
BornPaul Tan Chee Ing, S.J.MuarBishop of Melaka-Johor, Malaysia
7 Apr51.2Ordained BishopGiuseppe BeltramiTitular Archbishop of DamascusCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Netherlands
44.0Ordained BishopMatthew BeovichArchbishop of Adelaide, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus
BornFelice di MolfettaTerlizziBishop of Cerignola-Ascoli Satriano, Italy
41.1Ordained BishopJosip LachTitular Bishop of DodonaAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
34.4Ordained BishopIsidro Augusto Oviedo y ReyesBishop of Matagalpa, NicaraguaBishop Emeritus of León en Nicaragua
65.2Ordained BishopJoseph Sak, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of SciliumVicar Apostolic of Sakania, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
9 Apr41.2AppointedOubagaraswami BernadotteBishop of Coimbatore, India
42.1AppointedJean-Baptiste Boivin, S.M.A. †Vicar Apostolic of Abidjan, Côte d’IvoireArchbishop Emeritus of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
52.8ResignedAdalar Eberharter, O.F.M. Cap. †Superior of Kiamusze [Jiamusi], ChinaSuperior Emeritus
52.7AppointedAlphonse Charles Kirmann, S.M.A. †Vicar Apostolic of Sassandra, Côte d’IvoireVicar Apostolic Emeritus
52.7AppointedAlphonse Charles Kirmann, S.M.A. †Titular Bishop of AssurasVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Sassandra, Côte d’Ivoire
50.6AppointedThomas Pothacamury (Pothakamuri)Bishop of Guntur, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Bangalore, India
43.6InstalledJuan Subercaseaux ErrázurizArchbishop of La Serena, Chile
76.1DiedJean Verdier, P.S.S. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
10 Apr37.7Ordained BishopSidney Matthew MetzgerTitular Bishop of BirthaBishop Emeritus of El Paso, Texas, USA
BornJoseph Theodorus Suwatan, M.S.C.TegalBishop of Manado, Indonesia
11 Apr BornThomas Anthony VazhapillyPeringottukaraBishop of Mysore, India
12 Apr40.8AppointedVasile AftenieAuxiliary Bishop of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (Romanian), Romania
40.8AppointedVasile AftenieTitular Bishop of UlpianaAuxiliary Bishop of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (Romanian), Romania
BornJosé Vicente Huertas VargasRamiriquiBishop of Garagoa, Colombia
14 Apr41.1Ordained BishopDomenico Luca Capozi, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Attalea in PamphyliaArchbishop Emeritus of Taiyuan [Taiyüan], China
70.5DiedNicola ColaBishop of Nocera Umbra-Gualdo Tadino, Italy
65.5DiedDionýz NjaradiBishop of Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), Croatia
15 AprBornDécio PereiraSão PauloBishop of Santo André, Sao Paulo, Brazil
16 Apr BornRayappu JosephDelftBishop of Mannar, Sri Lanka
17 Apr BornJacyr Francisco Braido, C.S.Roca SalesBishop of Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
48.5AppointedIvan BuckoAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USAOfficial Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
BornPaolo UrsoAcirealeBishop of Ragusa, Italy
BornAgostino ValliniPoliCardinal, Vicar General of Roma {Rome}, Italy
18 Apr35.0AppointedIsidor Hermengild Hintringer (da Losenstein), O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of Jiamusi [Kiamusze], ChinaPrefect Emeritus
65.5AppointedClaudio María Volio y JiménezTitular Archbishop of SoteropolisBishop Emeritus of Santa Rosa de Copán, Honduras
19 Apr88.2DiedHugh McSherryVicar Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Eastern District {Capo de Buona Speranza, Distretto Orientale}, South AfricaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
20 Apr BornAntonio MattiazzoRottanova di CavarzereBishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
58.1AppointedMichael Joseph McGrathArchbishop of Cardiff, Wales, Great Britain
51.6InstalledAudino Rodríguez y OlmosArchbishop of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
21 Apr BornDaniel Eugene HurleyOrrorooBishop of Darwin, Australia
67.1DiedGiuseppe MarcozziBishop of Calvi e Teano, Italy
22 Apr BornDamian KyaruziButainamwaBishop of Sumbawanga, Tanzania
23 Apr BornTimothy Joseph Carroll, S.M.A.Millstreet, IrelandVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kontagora, Nigeria
51.0Ordained BishopGeorge Joseph DonnellyTitular Bishop of CoelaBishop of Kansas City in Kansas, USA
27.1Ordained PriestTheodore Foley, C.P. †Priest of Congregation of the PassionSuperior General
24 Apr60.9DiedRoberto NogaraArchbishop of Cosenza, Italy
25 Apr55.1Ordained BishopAimable ChassaigneBishop of Tulle, FranceBishop Emeritus
BornCharles Henry DufourKingston in JamaicaArchbishop of Kingston in Jamaica, Antilles
43.5Ordained BishopAlbert Lewis FletcherTitular Bishop of SamosBishop Emeritus of Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
BornAnthony Peter MayallaIbindo-KwimbaArchbishop of Mwanza, Tanzania
42.3Ordained BishopEdmund Peiris, O.M.I. †Bishop of Chilaw, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
41.3InstalledVíctor Manuel Sanabria y MartínezArchbishop of San José de Costa Rica
27 Apr72.4AppointedJosé Guadalupe Ortíz y LópezTitular Archbishop of Pompeiopolis in CiliciaArchbishop Emeritus of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
72.4ResignedJosé Guadalupe Ortíz y LópezArchbishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
28 Apr50.7Ordained BishopCristoforo Domenico Carullo, O.F.M. †Bishop of Lacedonia, ItalyArchbishop of Conza-Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi-Bisaccia, Italy
BornMassoud MassoudKafroumBishop Emeritus of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite), Syria
BornAntoine NtalouBandoungaArchbishop of Garoua, Cameroon
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