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The Year of Our Lord 1945

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Mar47.2ResignedJoseph KaoPrefect of Hungtung [Hongdong], ChinaPrefect Emeritus of Chowchich [Zhouzhi], China
1 Mar BornJean-Claude Ézechiel Jean-Baptiste BoulangerJournyBishop of Bayeux (-Lisieux), France
72.3DiedLuigj BumciBishop Emeritus of Lezhë {Lesh, Alessio}, Albania
BornMarcelo Raúl MartorellSaltaBishop of Puerto Iguazú, Argentina
74.2DiedMichael SheehanCoadjutor Archbishop Emeritus of Sydney, Australia
BornFernando Vérgez Alzaga, L.C.Salamanca, SpainSecretary of the Governatorate of Vatican City State
2 Mar BornJoseph Dinh Duc DaoThuc HoaAuxiliary Bishop of Xuân Lôc, Viet Nam
BornJaime Rafael Fuentes MartínMontevideoBishop of Minas, Uruguay
BornAlain Paul Charles LebeaupinParis, FranceApostolic Nuncio to European Union
3 Mar56.4SucceededStanislaus Vincent BonaBishop of Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
60.2DiedJean-Marie Cessou, S.M.A. †Vicar Apostolic of Lomé, Togo
42.5AppointedArthur Hughes, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of HieropolisApostolic Internuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic of
42.5AppointedArthur Hughes, M. Afr. †Official to Egypt, Arab Republic ofApostolic Internuncio
53.7AppointedJohn Roderick MacDonaldCoadjutor Bishop of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, CanadaBishop
53.7AppointedJohn Roderick MacDonaldTitular Bishop of AncusaBishop of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
73.4DiedPaul Peter RhodeBishop of Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
4 Mar44.4Ordained BishopRichard Cleire, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of Claudiopolis in IsauriaBishop Emeritus of Kasongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
BornMichael John SheridanSaint LouisBishop of Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
BornManuel Ureña PastorAlbaidaArchbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
47.0Ordained BishopJoseph Marie Yüen K’ai-chih (Ching Ping)Titular Bishop of CalydonBishop of Zhumadian [Chumatien], China
6 Mar86.1DiedAlberto José GonçalvesBishop of Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
7 Mar19.5Solemn ProfessedLucas Moreira Neves, O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
10 Mar51.2AppointedEdward Joseph HunkelerBishop of Grand Island, Nebraska, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Kansas City in Kansas, USA
42.7AppointedJohn Anthony King MussioBishop of Steubenville, Ohio, USABishop Emeritus
56.9AppointedJohn Francis O’Hara, C.S.C. †Bishop of Buffalo, New York, USACardinal, Archbishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
43.9AppointedFrancis Joseph SchenkBishop of Crookston, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus of Duluth, Minnesota, USA
40.6AppointedVincent Stanislaus WatersBishop of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
11 Mar53.0Ordained BishopLucio CrescenziTitular Bishop of PharsalusBishop of Fabriano e Matelica, Italy
72.4DiedNicola MiloneBishop of Alessandria (della Paglia), Italy
40.5Ordained BishopVicente Roig y Villalba, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of AradBishop of Valledupar, Colombia
13 Mar74.0DiedDavid KeaneBishop of Limerick, Ireland
82.3DiedGiuseppe LojaconoBishop Emeritus of Ariano, Italy
14 Mar BornLeo Cornelio, S.V.D.KukkunjeArchbishop of Bhopal, India
15 Mar69.0DiedJoseph Lörks, S.V.D. †Vicar Apostolic of Central New Guinea
BornLouis Ncamiso Ndlovu, O.S.M. †EnkabaBishop of Manzini, Swaziland
17 Mar25.9Ordained PriestBenedict Jacob Acharuparambil, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop Emeritus of Trivandrum, India
BornCarlos Jesús Patricio Baladrón ValdésCampechuelaBishop Emeritus of Guantánamo-Baracoa, Cuba
24.6Ordained PriestPierre Bertrand ChaguéPriestBishop of Gap, France
BornGiuseppe Filippi, M.C.C.I.Baselga del Bondone, ItalyBishop of Kotido, Uganda
25.0Ordained PriestVictor GuazzelliPriest of Westminster, England, Great BritainAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
26.2Ordained PriestGabriel-Marie-Joseph MatagrinPriestBishop Emeritus of Grenoble, France
25.2Ordained PriestJohn Edgar McCaffertyPriest of Rochester, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop
24.9Ordained PriestKarel OtčenášekPriest of Hradec Králové, Czech RepublicBishop Emeritus
BornDennis Joseph SullivanNew York CityBishop of Camden, New Jersey, USA
26.5Ordained PriestCipriano Urgel y VillahermosaPriest of Palo, PhilippinesArchbishop of Palo, Philippines
22.9Ordained PriestAcacio Valbuena Rodríguez, O.M.I. †Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculatePrefect Emeritus of Western Sahara {Sahara Occiental}
24.8Ordained PriestAntonio Silvio Zocchetta, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorVicar Apostolic of Mogadiscio, Somalia
18 Mar26.5Ordained PriestCornelius ElanjikalPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Verapoly, India
40.2InstalledHernán Frías HurtadoBishop of Antofagasta, ChileBishop Emeritus
BornSalvatore PappalardoNicolosiArchbishop of Siracusa, Italy
22.6Ordained PriestPetar PerkolicPriest of Bar (Antivari), MontenegroArchbishop Emeritus
25.2Ordained PriestVasco SéirécovPriestBishop of Nicopoli, Bulgaria
19 Mar83.8DiedValentín Comellas y SantamaríaBishop of Solsona, Spain
74.4Ordained BishopJoseph Patrick DonahueTitular Bishop of EmmaüsAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USA
25.3Ordained PriestLodewijk Antoon Jansen, S.M.M. †Priest of Missionaries of the Company of MaryBishop of Isangi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
20 Mar66.6DiedLéon-Auguste-Marie-Joseph DurandBishop of Oran, Algeria
21 Mar67.3DiedAnge-Marie-Joseph Gouin, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of LaosVicar Apostolic
48.9DiedHenri-Albert Thomine, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Laos
23 Mar BornFrancis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M.NonsanBishop of Korea, Military
24 Mar BornLuigi MarrucciMontescudaioBishop of Civitavecchia-Tarquinia, Italy
25 Mar26.8Ordained PriestTraian CrisanPriestSecretary Emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
25.5Ordained PriestAugustine Eugene Hornyak, O.S.B.M. †PriestApostolic Exarch Emeritus of Great Britain (Ukrainian)
24.6Ordained PriestPlaton Volodyslav KornyljakPriestApostolic Exarch Emeritus of Deutschland und Skandinavien {Germany and Scandinavia} (Ukrainian)
26 Mar BornBraulio Rafael León VillegasLeónBishop of Ciudad Guzmán, Jalisco, México
27 Mar BornJesús Moraza Ruiz de Azúa, O.A.R.Araya, SpainPrelate of Lábrea, Amazonas, Brazil
28 Mar68.8DiedJános MikesBishop Emeritus of Szombathely, Hungary
63.7DiedAgustin Nicolas Tijerino y LoáisigaBishop of León en Nicaragua
29 Mar BornSebastiano SanguinettiLulaBishop of Tempio-Ampurias, Italy
60.9DiedJusztinián Györg Serédi, O.S.B. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Esztergom, Hungary
30 Mar67.4DiedHenrique César Fernandes Mourão, S.D.B. †Bishop of Cafelândia, Brazil
74.3DiedFrancesco PascucciAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
30.2Ordained PriestVincente Puchol MontisPriestBishop of Santander, Spain
31 Mar26.6Ordained PriestBartolomé Carrasco BriseñoPriest of Puebla de los Ángeles, Puebla, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
26.5Ordained PriestMiguel González IbarraPriest of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, México
24.7Ordained PriestAdolphe-Maria Gustave HardyPriestBishop Emeritus of Beauvais (-Noyon-Senlis), France
27.8Ordained PriestLuis Rojas MenaPriestBishop Emeritus of Culiacán, Sinaloa, México
Apr35.7Ordained BishopGrygory Balahurak, O.S.B.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanisławów] (Ukrainian), Ukraine
51.7Ordained BishopBl. Simeon LukachBishop of Underground
49.2Ordained BishopBl. Ivan SleziukCoadjutor Bishop of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanisławów] (Ukrainian), UkraineBishop
45.9Ordained BishopStefan VaprovychBishop
1 Apr BornJosé Alejandro Castaño Arbeláez, O.A.R.La CejaBishop of Cartago, Colombia
2 Apr53.1DiedBl. Vilmos AporBishop of Győr (Raab), Hungary
5 Apr24.2Ordained PriestMarco Petta, O.S.B.I. †Priest of Ordine Basiliano Italiano di GrottaferrataAbbot Emeritus of Santa Maria di Grottaferrata (Italo-Albanese), Italy
6 Apr BornCelestino Aós Braco, O.F.M. Cap.Artaiz, SpainBishop of Copiapó, Chile
72.7AppointedAngelo RottaOfficial of the Secretariat of StateOfficial Emeritus
7 Apr42.8AppointedJoseph Gerald BerryBishop of Peterborough, Ontario, CanadaArchbishop of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
50.4AppointedJames Louis ConnollyCoadjutor Bishop of Fall River, Massachusetts, USABishop Emeritus
50.4AppointedJames Louis ConnollyTitular Bishop of MylasaBishop Emeritus of Fall River, Massachusetts, USA
42.6AppointedDaniel Figueroa VillónAuxiliary Bishop of Arequipa, PeruBishop of Chiclayo, Peru
42.6AppointedDaniel Figueroa VillónTitular Bishop of ParnassusBishop of Chiclayo, Peru
53.0AppointedThomas John FlynnCoadjutor Archbishop of Saint John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
53.0AppointedThomas John FlynnTitular Archbishop of SilyumCoadjutor Archbishop of Saint John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
48.7AppointedHenry Joseph O’BrienBishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
8 Apr BornJoseph Djida, O.M.I.Mayo-DarléBishop of Ngaoundéré, Cameroon
65.3DiedAugustin Hermann, S.M.A. †Vicar Apostolic of Volta Inferiore, Ghana
BornDiarmuid MartinDublin, IrelandArchbishop of Dublin, Ireland
39.2Ordained BishopEnrico NicodemoBishop of Mileto, ItalyArchbishop of Bari (-Canosa), Italy
54.9InstalledJoseph PaceBishop of Gozo, Malta
25.0Ordained PriestBogdan Marian Wincenty SikorskiPriestBishop of Płock, Poland
28.1Ordained PriestDieudonné YougbaréPriestBishop Emeritus of Koupéla, Burkina Faso
10 Apr74.3DiedJames Paul McCloskeyBishop of Jaro, Philippines
76.3AppointedAnselmo Filippo Pecci, O.S.B. †Titular Archbishop of SoteropolisArchbishop Emeritus of Acerenza e Matera, Italy
76.3RetiredAnselmo Filippo Pecci, O.S.B. †Archbishop of Acerenza e Matera, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
11 Apr BornGuerrino Riccardo BrusatiBellanzago Novarese, ItalyBishop of Caetité, Bahia, Brazil
BornCyprian MonisDorna HalliBishop of Asansol, India
13 AprBornDonald Edmond Pelotte, S.S.S. †WatervilleBishop Emeritus of Gallup, New Mexico, USA
14 Apr56.9AppointedCarlos de la Trinidad Borge y CastrilloAuxiliary Bishop of Granada, NicaraguaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Managua, Nicaragua
56.9AppointedCarlos de la Trinidad Borge y CastrilloTitular Bishop of LappaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Managua, Nicaragua
67.3AppointedAndrew James Louis BrennanTitular Bishop of TelmissusBishop Emeritus of Richmond, Virginia, USA
67.3ResignedAndrew James Louis BrennanBishop of Richmond, Virginia, USABishop Emeritus
62.6SucceededPeter Leo IretonBishop of Richmond, Virginia, USA
25.7Ordained PriestEugène Maillat, M. Afr. †Priest of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)Bishop Emeritus of N’Zérékoré, Guinea
BornArmando José María Rossi, O.P.Buenos AiresBishop of Concepción, Argentina
15 Apr52.2Ordained BishopJosé Souto VizosoTitular Bishop of ElusaBishop Emeritus of Palencia, Spain
54.6DiedCyprian Witte, SS.CC. †Prefect of Central Norway {Norvegia Centrale} [Mellom-Norge]
18 Apr58.1AppointedAlcide Giuseppe Marina, C.M. †Apostolic Delegate to TurkeyApostolic Nuncio to Lebanon
19 Apr BornGeorge AlencherryThuruthyCardinal, Major Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabarese), India
52.4DiedVitus Bouma, SS.CC. †Prefect of Banka e Biliton, Indonesia
20 Apr BornPio Gonçalo Alves de SouzaLanhesesAuxiliary Bishop of Porto, Portugal
BornVincenzo PagliaBoville ErnicaPresident of the Pontifical Council for the Family
21 Apr55.7AppointedLouis Francis KelleherAuxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
55.7AppointedLouis Francis KelleherTitular Bishop of ThenaeAuxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
BornJulián López MartínToroBishop of León, Spain
24 Apr BornGiacinto-Boulos MarcuzzoSan Polo di Piave, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
25 Apr BornPiotr KrykKobylnica Woloska, PolandApostolic Exarch of Deutschland und Skandinavien {Germany and Scandinavia} (Ukrainian)
27 Apr BornPeter Wilfred Novecosky, O.S.B.Abbot Emeritus of Saint Peter-Muenster, Saskatchewan, Canada
30 Apr BornSalvadore LoboMangaloreBishop of Baruipur, India
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