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The Year of Our Lord 1947

Bishop Events

May to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 May45.2Ordained BishopFloyd Lawrence BeginTitular Bishop of SalaBishop of Oakland, California, USA
59.0Ordained BishopPierre-Auguste-Marie-Joseph DouillardBishop of Soissons (-Laon-Saint-Quentin), FranceBishop Emeritus
53.0Ordained BishopJoseph Augustin Hagendorens, C.P. †Titular Bishop of CaffaBishop Emeritus of Tshumbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
24.8Ordained PriestJohn Joseph MulcahyPriest of Boston, Massachusetts, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
37.6Ordained BishopGeraldo de Proença Sigaud, S.V.D. †Bishop of Jacarezinho, Parana, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
44.3AppointedAlberico SemeraroBishop of Oria, ItalyBishop Emeritus
30.8Ordained PriestBernard YagoPriest of Abidjan, Côte d’IvoireCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
2 May48.2AppointedLéo Deschâtelets, O.M.I. †Superior General of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateSuperior General Emeritus
69.3ResignedAntonio 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 May25.3Ordained PriestPaul Casimir MarcinkusPriest of Chicago, Illinois, USAPresident Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State
25.1Ordained PriestJohn Lawrence MayPriest of Chicago, Illinois, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
4 May40.5Ordained BishopPaul II CheikhoBishop of Aqrā {Akra} (Chaldean), IraqPatriarch of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
51.4Ordained BishopJames FergusBishop of Achonry, IrelandBishop Emeritus
64.2Ordained BishopEtienne KatchoTitular Bishop of ArsamosataAuxiliary Bishop of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
37.2Ordained BishopRaphaël RabbanBishop of Amadiyah (Chaldean), IraqArchbishop of Kerkūk (Chaldean), Iraq
5 May BornAntónio Augusto dos Santos MartoTroncoBishop of Leiria-Fátima, Portugal
50.7AppointedLouis-Marie-Joseph Durrieu, M. Afr. †Superior General of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)Bishop of Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso
50.1InstalledBenno Walter Gut, O.S.B. †Abbot of Maria Einsiedeln, SwitzerlandCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship
6 May59.4Ordained BishopAlbert-Paul DroulersBishop of Amiens, France
65.0DiedPeter Joseph MonahanArchbishop of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
7 May68.7ResignedRémy-Louis Leprêtre, O.F.M. †Apostolic Delegate to SyriaApostolic Delegate Emeritus
8 May42.5AppointedJohann Werner Lesinski, O.P. †Bishop of Changting [Tingchow], China
43.5AppointedEdoardo Mason, F.S.C.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Bahr el-Ghazal, SudanVicar Apostolic Emeritus of El Obeid, Sudan
43.5AppointedEdoardo Mason, F.S.C.J. †Titular Bishop of RusicadeVicar Apostolic Emeritus of El Obeid, Sudan
BornDesiderius M. RwomaIlogeroBishop of Bukoba, Tanzania
BornAntun ŠkvorcevicDavorBishop of Požega, Croatia
10 May40.5AppointedAntônio Maria Alves de SiqueiraAuxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, Sao Paulo, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
40.5AppointedAntônio Maria Alves de SiqueiraTitular Bishop of ArycandaArchbishop Emeritus of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
38.8AppointedJames Joseph ByrneAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul, Minnesota, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Dubuque, Iowa, USA
38.8AppointedJames Joseph ByrneTitular Bishop of EtennaArchbishop Emeritus of Dubuque, Iowa, USA
39.4AppointedJohn Patrick CodyAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USACardinal, Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
39.4AppointedJohn Patrick CodyTitular Bishop of ApolloniaCardinal, Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
49.2AppointedHenry Theophilus KlonowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
49.2AppointedHenry Theophilus KlonowskiTitular Bishop of DaldisAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
46.6AppointedJames Edward (Jaime Eduardo) McManus, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Ponce, Puerto RicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
34.8AppointedJuan C. SisonAuxiliary Bishop of Nueva Segovia, PhilippinesArchbishop of Nueva Segovia, Philippines
34.8AppointedJuan C. SisonTitular Bishop of LimataArchbishop of Nueva Segovia, Philippines
37.8AppointedJohn Joseph WrightAuxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USACardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy
37.8AppointedJohn Joseph WrightTitular Bishop of AegeaeCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy
46.1ConfirmedPietro Romualdo M. Zilianti, O.S.B. †Abbot of Monte Oliveto Maggiore, Italy
11 May43.1Ordained BishopBl. Vasil HopkoTitular Bishop of MidilaAuxiliary Bishop of Prešov (Prjašev) (Slovakian), Slovakia
BornLuis Felipe Sánchez AponteSamacáBishop of Chiquinquirá, Colombia
12 MayBornVictor KindoSaraitoliBishop of Jashpur, India
13 May BornLino FumagalliRomaBishop of Viterbo, Italy
14 May49.4AppointedAntonio TaffiTitular Archbishop of SergiopolisApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Nicaragua
49.4AppointedAntonio TaffiApostolic Nuncio to CubaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Nicaragua
15 May25.1Ordained PriestHanna KelloPriest of Amadiyah (Chaldean), IraqBishop Emeritus
24.1Ordained PriestWilliam Thomas LarkinPriest of Saint Augustine, Florida, USABishop Emeritus of Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
38.0Ordained BishopJohannes Baptist Lück, S.C.I. †Titular Bishop of AttudaBishop Emeritus of Aliwal, South Africa
24.4Ordained PriestAbdul-Ahad SanaPriestBishop Emeritus of Alquoch (Chaldean), Iraq
51.0Ordained BishopNicolas Verhoeven, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of HermonthisBishop Emeritus of Manado, Indonesia
16 May67.6DiedMichael Joseph CurleyArchbishop of Baltimore-Washington, Maryland, USA
89.8AppointedJoseph-Marie TissierArchbishop (Personal Title) of Châlons, FranceBishop
80.6DiedFrancis Joseph WallAuxiliary Bishop of Dublin, Ireland
17 May42.5AppointedJohn Anthony KyneBishop of Meath, Ireland
18 May25.0Ordained PriestAnte JuricPriest of Split-Makarska (Spalato-Macarska), CroatiaArchbishop Emeritus of Split-Makarska, Croatia
20 May24.4Ordained PriestEdward Henryk MaterskiPriest of Białystok, PolandBishop Emeritus of Radom, Poland
BornMichel Léon Émile SantierGranvilleBishop of Créteil, France
BornTeemu Jyrki Juhani Sippo, S.C.I.LahtiBishop of Helsinki, Finland
21 May BornTelesphore George MpunduKopekaArchbishop of Lusaka, Zambia
22 MayBornJoseph Patrick McFaddenPhiladelphiaBishop of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
25 May52.2Ordained BishopJosé Gabriel Anaya y Diez de BonillaBishop of Zamora, Michoacán, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
48.6Ordained BishopJean Batiot, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of Attalea in PamphyliaVicar Apostolic of Majunga, Madagascar
32.6Ordained PriestJustinus DarmojuwonoPriest of Semarang, IndonesiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Semarang, Indonesia
23.9Ordained PriestMarco Tulio Ramírez RoaPriestBishop of San Cristóbal de Venezuela
60.7Ordained BishopPaolo RotaTitular Bishop of MemphisBishop of Fidenza, Italy
26 May BornLeopoldo Hermes Garin BruzzoneSan RamónAuxiliary Bishop of Canelones, Uruguay
27 May24.7Ordained PriestJohn Paul ElfordPriest of Indianapolis, Indiana, USAFormer Auxiliary Bishop-Elect of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USA
BornGaétan Proulx, O.S.M.Saint-Denis-de-BromptonAuxiliary Bishop of Québec, Canada
65.6Ordained BishopThomas Asagoro Wakida (Wakita)Bishop of Yokohama, JapanBishop Emeritus
28 May BornRalph Walker NicklessDenver, COBishop of Sioux City, Iowa, USA
29 May44.6Ordained BishopJean-Baptiste Victor Fauret, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of AraxaBishop Emeritus of Pointe-Noire, Congo
73.1AppointedGiovanni Francesco Filippucci (Filippoussis)Archbishop of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos, Greece
56.1AppointedAntonio Gregorio Vuccino, A.A. †Archbishop of Corfù, Zante e Cefalonia, GreeceArchbishop Emeritus
30 May56.8AppointedNicanor Carlos Gavinales ChamorroBishop of Portoviejo (Porto Vecchio), EcuadorBishop Emeritus
31 May22.5Ordained PriestAlberto AblondiPriest of Ventimiglia, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Livorno, Italy
24.8Ordained PriestRino Carlesi, M.C.C.I. †Priest of Sons of the Sacred Heart of JesusBishop Emeritus of Balsas, Maranho, Brazil
25.1Ordained PriestPaul-Émile CharbonneauPriest of Saint-Jérôme, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Hull, Québec, Canada
25.4Ordained PriestLeonard James CrowleyPriest of Montréal, Québec, CanadaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
24.7Ordained PriestGeorge Roche EvansPriest of Denver, Colorado, USAAuxiliary Bishop
23.0Ordained PriestErnesto GallinaPriest of Veroli-Frosinone, ItalyOfficial Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
25.7Ordained PriestOdore Joseph GendronPriest of Manchester, New Hampshire, USABishop Emeritus
26.5Ordained PriestEdward Thomas HughesPriest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus of Metuchen, New Jersey, USA
25.0Ordained PriestJohn Charles ReissPriest of Trenton, New Jersey, USABishop Emeritus
26.1Ordained PriestMiguel Roca CabanellasPriestArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
28.1Ordained PriestRaymond RoyPriest of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Saint Paul in Alberta, Canada
22.5Ordained PriestGiovanni SaldariniPriest of Milano {Milan}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Torino {Turin}, Italy
1 Jun56.9Ordained BishopLouis-François-Bienaimé-Amedée Lefèvre, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of EgugaArchbishop of Rabat, Morocco
45.8Ordained BishopMichel Olçomendy, M.E.P. †Bishop of Malacca, SingaporeArchbishop Emeritus of Singapore
2 Jun45.7AppointedFrancis Joseph GrimshawBishop of Plymouth, England, Great BritainArchbishop of Birmingham, England, Great Britain
23.5Ordained PriestWolodymyr Walter PaskaPriest of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
42.4AppointedMaurice RoyArchbishop of Québec, CanadaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
3 Jun77.5AppointedAndrea CassuloApostolic Delegate to Turkey
5 Jun56.5Ordained BishopJosé Hascher, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of AeliaePrelate Emeritus of Juruá, Acre, Brazil
6 Jun61.5DiedGiuseppe CogoniArchbishop of Oristano, Italy
AppointedJoseph Emil Malenfant, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of Gorakhpur, India
7 Jun42.8AppointedJoseph Mary Marling, C.Pp.S. †Auxiliary Bishop of Kansas City, Missouri, USABishop Emeritus of Jefferson City, Missouri, USA
42.8AppointedJoseph Mary Marling, C.Pp.S. †Titular Bishop of ThasusBishop Emeritus of Jefferson City, Missouri, USA
42.9AppointedPaul-Marie-Maurice PerrinAuxiliary Bishop of Carthage, TunisiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Ethiopia
42.9AppointedPaul-Marie-Maurice PerrinTitular Bishop of UticaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Ethiopia
41.2AppointedPierre-Marie-Joseph PuechAuxiliary Bishop of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur), FranceBishop Emeritus of Carcassonne, France
41.2AppointedPierre-Marie-Joseph PuechTitular Bishop of DolicheBishop Emeritus of Carcassonne, France
8 Jun49.5AppointedAmbróz LazíkApostolic Administrator of Trnava, Slovakia
BornLuigi Antonio Secco, S.D.B.Piazzola sul Brenta, ItalyBishop of Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles, Antilles
49.5Ordained BishopAntonio TaffiTitular Archbishop of SergiopolisApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Nicaragua
10 Jun83.9DiedPierre MarceillacBishop of Pamiers (-Couserans-Mirepoix), France
28.1Ordained PriestJerome Arthur (Gerolamo) Pechillo, T.O.R. †Priest of Third Order Regular of St. Francis of PenanceAuxiliary Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, USA
BornFernando Antônio Saburido, O.S.B.Cabo de Santo AgostinhoArchbishop of Olinda e Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
11 Jun BornFrancisco Mendoza de LeonParañaqueAuxiliary Bishop of Antipolo, Philippines
58.9Ordained BishopRené van Heusden, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of CarianaVicar Apostolic of Sakania, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
12 Jun38.0AppointedAurelian (Josef) Bilgeri, O.S.B. †Vicar Apostolic of Eshowe, South AfricaBishop of Eshowe, South Africa
38.0AppointedAurelian (Josef) Bilgeri, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of GermanicopolisBishop of Eshowe, South Africa
54.8AppointedMarcel Roger Buyse, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Lahore, PakistanBishop Emeritus
33.6Ordained PriestEdward John HerrmannPriest of Washington, District of Columbia, USABishop Emeritus of Columbus, Ohio, USA
41.5AppointedMarcel-François Lefebvre, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Dakar, SenegalBishop Emeritus of Tulle, France
41.5AppointedMarcel-François Lefebvre, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of AnthedonBishop Emeritus of Tulle, France
47.9AppointedPeter Thomas McKeefryCoadjutor Archbishop of Wellington, New ZealandCardinal, Archbishop
47.9AppointedPeter Thomas McKeefryTitular Archbishop of Dercos (Dercus)Cardinal, Archbishop of Wellington, New Zealand
44.1AppointedJames Moynagh, S.P.S. †Titular Bishop of LambaesisBishop Emeritus of Calabar, Nigeria
44.1AppointedJames Moynagh, S.P.S. †Vicar Apostolic of Calabar, NigeriaBishop Emeritus of Calabar, Nigeria
46.9AppointedAdolph Alexander Noser, S.V.D. †Titular Bishop of CapitoliasArchbishop Emeritus of Madang, Papua New Guinea
46.9AppointedAdolph Alexander Noser, S.V.D. †Vicar Apostolic of Accra, GhanaArchbishop Emeritus of Madang, Papua New Guinea
43.3AppointedAugustine Francis Wildermuth, S.J. †Bishop of Patna, IndiaBishop Emeritus
13 Jun32.3AppointedProsper Paul Dodds, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of Ziguinchor, SenegalBishop of Saint-Louis du Sénégal
AppointedJohn Hart, M.H.M. †Prefect of Kodok, SudanPrefect of Malakal, Sudan
40.8AppointedBartholomew Kim Kyon PaePrefect of Zenshu, Korea (South)Vicar Apostolic of Chonju, Korea (South)
60.2DiedFrancis Joseph MagnerBishop of Marquette, Michigan, USA
AppointedMarcello Saint-Denis, M. Afr. †Prefect of Northern Nyassa, Malawi
14 Jun63.4AppointedGeorge Laurence CravenAuxiliary Bishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
63.4AppointedGeorge Laurence CravenTitular Bishop of Sebastopolis in ArmeniaAuxiliary Bishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
15 Jun24.6Ordained PriestWilliam Aquin CarewPriestApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Japan
23.1Ordained PriestJames Martin HayesPriest of Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
BornBeniamino PizziolCa’ Vio-TreportiBishop of Vicenza, Italy
22.5Ordained PriestHernando Rojas RamirezPriestBishop Emeritus of Neiva, Colombia
16 Jun BornJacinto Furtado de Brito SobrinhoBacabalArchbishop of Teresina, Piaui, Brazil
66.9DiedFrancesco PetronelliArchbishop of Trani e Barletta (e Nazareth e Bisceglie), Italy
17 Jun BornJosef De KeselGandBishop of Brugge {Bruges}, Belgium
28.1Ordained PriestWilliam Mahony, S.M.A. †Priest of Society of African MissionsBishop Emeritus of Ilorin, Nigeria
19 Jun38.4AppointedCharles (Carlo) Maria Cavallera, I.M.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Nyeri, KenyaBishop Emeritus of Marsabit, Kenya
38.4AppointedCharles (Carlo) Maria Cavallera, I.M.C. †Titular Bishop of SufesBishop Emeritus of Marsabit, Kenya
20 Jun25.9Ordained PriestMáximo André Biennès, T.O.R. †Priest of Third Order Regular of St. Francis of PenanceBishop Emeritus of São Luíz de Cáceres, Mato Grosso, Brazil
BornJosef ClemensSiegenSecretary of the Pontifical Council for the Laity
21 Jun51.3AppointedThomas Aloysius BolandBishop of Paterson, New Jersey, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Newark, New Jersey, USA
22 Jun25.4Ordained PriestErnst Heinrich Karlen, C.M.M. †Priest of Congregation of Mariannhill MissionariesArchbishop Emeritus of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
28.2Ordained PriestMyles McKeonPriest of Perth, AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Bunbury, Australia
23.9Ordained PriestDaniel Tomasella, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop Emeritus of Marília, Sao Paulo, Brazil
66.6Ordained BishopZacarías de Vizcarra y AranaTitular Bishop of Eressus
24 Jun BornRomulo Tolentino de la CruzBalasanArchbishop of Zamboanga, Philippines
45.7Ordained BishopGabriel-Marie GarroneTitular Archbishop of LemnusCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Culture
25 Jun45.2AppointedJoseph HlouchBishop of České Budĕjovice {Budweis}, Czech Republic
26 Jun BornLuis Quinteiro FiuzaVila de CrucesBishop of Tui-Vigo, Spain
27 Jun49.1AppointedTeodosio Moreno QuintanaBishop of Huánuco, PeruBishop Emeritus of Huaraz, Peru
28 Jun23.6Ordained PriestGiovanni MorettiPriestApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Belgium
23.5Ordained PriestPierre Marie Léon Augustin PlateauPriest of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Bourges, France
BornLuigi RenzoCampanaBishop of Mileto-Nicotera-Tropea, Italy
29 Jun25.6Ordained PriestKhalil Abi-NaderPriest of Beirut {Bairut} (Maronite), LebanonArchbishop Emeritus
23.8Ordained PriestFrancesco Tarcisio CarboniPriestBishop of Macerata-Tolentino-Recanati-Cingoli-Treia, Italy
26.5Ordained PriestJean-Berchmans-Marcel-Yves-Marie-Bernard Chabbert, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Perpignan-Elne, France
22.5Ordained PriestSennen CorràPriestBishop Emeritus of Concordia-Pordenone, Italy
24.2Ordained PriestAlbert Florent Augustin DecourtrayPriest of Lille, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Lyon (-Vienne), France
25.2Ordained PriestAmbrosio Echebarria ArroitaPriestBishop Emeritus of Barbastro-Monzón, Spain
22.6Ordained PriestFrancisco Garmendia AyestaránPriest of Canons Regular of the Congregation of the Most Holy Saviour of the LateranAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
23.4Ordained PriestAlberto GiglioliPriest of Siena, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Montepulciano-Chiusi-Pienza, Italy
77.0DiedPavol JantauschApostolic Administrator of Trnava, Slovakia
42.7Ordained BishopJohn Anthony KyneBishop of Meath, Ireland
23.6Ordained PriestAugusto LauroPriestBishop Emeritus of San Marco Argentano-Scalea, Italy
43.6Ordained BishopEdoardo Mason, F.S.C.J. †Titular Bishop of RusicadeVicar Apostolic Emeritus of El Obeid, Sudan
BornJohn Baptist OdamaRiki-OlukuArchbishop of Gulu, Uganda
27.4Ordained PriestJuan Félix Pepén y SolimanPriest of Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey, Dominican Republic
27.4Ordained PriestLeo ScheffczykPriest of Wrocław {Breslavia}, PolandCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Francesco Saverio alla Garbatella
36.3Ordained BishopDaniel Tavares Baeta NevesTitular Bishop of ParnassusBishop of Sete Lagoas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
23.8Ordained PriestAndrea VeggioPriest of Verona, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
30 Jun60.5Ordained BishopÁngel Herrera OriaBishop of Málaga, SpainCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
41.9Ordained BishopPasquale QuarembaBishop of Anglona-Tursi, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Gallipoli, Italy
44.4Ordained BishopAlberico SemeraroBishop of Oria, ItalyBishop Emeritus
37.9Ordained BishopJohn Joseph WrightTitular Bishop of AegeaeCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy
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