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The Year of Our Lord 1949

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown36.3DiedMarcellino Aramburu y Arandía, O.C.D. †Bishop of Vijayapuram, India
65.7ResignedRaboula Youssef BakhacheAuxiliary Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), LebanonAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
68.0DiedErminio Bonetta, P.I.M.E. †Prefect of Kengtung, Myanmar
44.0AppointedTitu Liviu ChinezuAuxiliary Bishop of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (Romanian), Romania
44.0AppointedTitu Liviu ChinezuTitular Bishop of RegianaAuxiliary Bishop of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (Romanian), Romania
43.2AppointedIoan DragomirAuxiliary Bishop of Maramureş (Romanian), Romania
43.2AppointedIoan DragomirTitular Bishop of Palaeopolis in PamphyliaAuxiliary Bishop of Maramureş (Romanian), Romania
45.2AppointedMaksimilijan DržecnikApostolic Administrator of Lavant, SloveniaBishop of Maribor, Slovenia
BornCamillus Archibong EtokudohIkot Uko EtorBishop of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
60.4ResignedManuel Marilla Ferreira da Silva, S.M.P. †Superior General of Missionários da Boa NovaSuperior General Emeritus
34.7AppointedIuliu HirteaAuxiliary Bishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, Romania
34.7AppointedIuliu HirteaTitular Bishop of NebbiAuxiliary Bishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, Romania
DiedLuigi Hopfgartner, M.H.M. †Prefect of Sarawak, Malaysia
40.9AppointedFrancis Han Ting-piPro-Prefect of Hungtung [Hongdong], ChinaBishop of Hongdong [Hungtung], China
ResignedJacob Jan Kusters, M.S.F. †Prefect of Bandjarmasin, IndonesiaPrefect Emeritus
69.5DiedMarcellino Lardizábal Aguirrebengoa, I.E.M.E. †Prefect of Sinú-San Jorge, Colombia
57.6ResignedBernardo Merizalde Morales, O.A.R. †Prefect of Tumaco, ColombiaPrefect Emeritus
56.9AppointedEduard NécseyApostolic Administrator of Nitra, Slovakia
AppointedPeter Schweiger, C.M.F. †Superior General of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MarySuperior General Emeritus
65.6ResignedLiberato TostiApostolic Nuncio to NicaraguaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
65.6ResignedLiberato TostiApostolic Nuncio to HondurasApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Nicaragua
1 Jan BornFrancisco Canindé PalhanoSão José de MipibuBishop of Bonfim, Bahia, Brazil
16.8ProfessedRaymundo López Mateos, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, México
33.8Ordained BishopAlberto Gaudêncio RamosBishop of Amazonas, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Belém do Pará, Brazil
2 Jan23.1Ordained PriestGiovanni CoppaPriestCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Czech Republic
3 Jan44.5SucceededAntônio de Castro MayerBishop of Campos, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilBishop Emeritus
82.5DiedOctaviano Pereira de AlbuquerqueBishop of Campos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
6 Jan69.0DiedThomas de la Hoz, O.P. †Prefect Emeritus of Formosa Island {Isola Formosa), Taiwan
BornEdward Gabriel Risi, O.M.I.JohannesburgBishop of Keimoes-Upington, South Africa
7 Jan BornChacko Thottumarickal, S.V.D.KalloorkadBishop of Indore, India
9 Jan26.8Ordained PriestNoël Kokora-TekryPriest of Gagnoa, Côte d’IvoireArchbishop Emeritus of Gagnoa, Côte d’Ivoire
11 Jan BornJoseph KariyilArthunkalBishop of Cochin, India
12 Jan59.9AppointedGiovanni Battista DellepianeApostolic Internuncio to AustriaApostolic Nuncio
13 Jan40.3AppointedFrancis Xavier Esser, O.S.F.S. †Vicar Apostolic of Keetmanshoop, NamibiaBishop of Keimoes, South Africa
40.3AppointedFrancis Xavier Esser, O.S.F.S. †Titular Bishop of ClaneusBishop of Keimoes, South Africa
42.2AppointedAnthony Victor Haelg (Hälg), O.S.B. †Coadjutor Bishop of Ndanda, TanzaniaAbbot Emeritus
42.2AppointedAnthony Victor Haelg (Hälg), O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of BaiaAbbot Emeritus of Ndanda, Tanzania
75.7AppointedCelestin Ibáñez y Aparicio, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of CaeciriBishop Emeritus of Yan’an [Yenan], China
75.7RetiredCelestin Ibáñez y Aparicio, O.F.M. †Bishop of Yan’an [Yenan], ChinaBishop Emeritus
45.7AppointedCarlos Maria Jurgens Byrne, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Huancavélica, PeruArchbishop Emeritus of Trujillo, Peru
50.8AppointedGiuseppe Maggi, P.I.M.E. †Bishop of Hanzhong [Hanchung], China
59.8AppointedFrancis Costantin Mazzieri, O.F.M. Conv. †Titular Bishop of CoelianaBishop Emeritus of Ndola, Zambia
59.8AppointedFrancis Costantin Mazzieri, O.F.M. Conv. †Vicar Apostolic of Ndola, ZambiaBishop Emeritus of Ndola, Zambia
37.5AppointedJohn Patrick O’Loughlin, M.S.C. †Bishop of Darwin, Australia
58.2AppointedGiovanni RizzoArchbishop of Rossano, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
14 Jan76.2AppointedMichał GodlewskiTitular Archbishop of AmoriumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Lutsk, Ukraine
76.2ResignedMichał GodlewskiAuxiliary Bishop of Lutsk, UkraineAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
44.7AppointedAngel Martínez Vivas, O.SS.T. †Prefect of Tsiroanomandidy, MadagascarBishop Emeritus of Tsiroanomandidy, Madagascar
15 Jan49.0AppointedMartin Fulgencio Elorza Legaristi, C.P. †Prelate of Moyobamba, Peru
18 Jan BornPaul Donoghue, S.M.Auckland, New ZealandBishop of Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania)
49.0AppointedAthanase Paul HindoAuxiliary Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), LebanonArchbishop of Baghdad (Syrian), Iraq
49.0AppointedAthanase Paul HindoTitular Bishop of Arethusa dei SiriArchbishop of Baghdad (Syrian), Iraq
48.4AppointedGrégoire Ephrem JarjourAuxiliary Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
48.4AppointedGrégoire Ephrem JarjourTitular Bishop of Larissa in SyriaAuxiliary Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
21 Jan63.7ResignedPaul-Marie Molin, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Bamako, MaliVicar Apostolic Emeritus
22 Jan62.8AppointedBenjamín de Arriba y CastroArchbishop of Tarragona, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
54.4Ordained BishopAlfredo Galindo Mendoza, M.Sp.S. †Titular Bishop of LiparaBishop Emeritus of Tijuana, Baja California Norte, México
72.6DiedPaolo Tranquillo Silvestri, F.S.C.J. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Khartoum, Sudan
23 Jan BornJose Romeo Orquejo LazoSan Jose de BuenavistaBishop of San Jose de Antique, Philippines
27.3Ordained PriestPedro Marcos Ribeiro da CostaPriestBishop Emeritus of Saurimo, Angola
47.1Ordained BishopJohannes Riegler, M.F.S.C. †Titular Bishop of BitaBishop of Lydenburg, South Africa
24 Jan59.8AppointedJoseph Alexander FernandesAuxiliary Bishop of Calcutta, IndiaArchbishop of Delhi, India
59.8AppointedJoseph Alexander FernandesTitular Bishop of AphnaeumArchbishop of Delhi, India
25 Jan51.5DiedMáximo Yurramendi AlcáinApostolic Administrator of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain
27 Jan BornSalvador Piñeiro García-CalderónLimaArchbishop of Ayacucho o Huamanga, Peru
79.8DiedGiovanni Tirinnanzi, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Arabia, Yemen
29 Jan BornPrakash MallavarapuJadi-JamalpurArchbishop of Visakhapatnam, India
30 Jan46.6Ordained BishopJohn Baptist Choi Deok-hong (Choe, Tchoi)Titular Bishop of AnthedonVicar Apostolic of Taiku, Korea (South)
31 Jan44.6InstalledAntônio de Almeida Moraes JuniorBishop of Montes Claros, BrazilArchbishop of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
33.0Ordained PriestRobert Ratna BamrungtrakulPriestBishop Emeritus of Chiang Mai, Thailand
68.0DiedCarmelo Ballester y Nieto, C.M. †Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
1 Feb43.8AppointedVladimiro Boric Crnosija, S.D.B. †Bishop of Punta Arenas, Chile
38.8AppointedFernando Gomes dos SantosBishop of Aracajú, BrazilArchbishop of Goiânia, Goias, Brazil
28.0Ordained PriestJoseph Paul Barnabé Perrot, M. Afr. †Priest of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)Bishop Emeritus of San, Mali
2 Feb51.1Ordained BishopHugh BoyleTitular Bishop of BagaiBishop Emeritus of Johannesburg, South Africa
39.6Ordained BishopAlfréd ErossTitular Bishop of the Titular See
BornJohn McAreaveyBanbridgeBishop of Dromore, Ireland
4 Feb29.7Ordained PriestVasile HossuPriest of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino} (Romanian), RomaniaBishop
58.8ResignedWilliam Joseph Trudel, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Tabora, TanzaniaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
5 Feb60.8AppointedCarlo AgostiniPatriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
50.0DiedOubagaraswami BernadotteBishop of Coimbatore, India
76.2DiedAbdallah KhouryTitular Bishop of Arca in Phoenicia dei Maroniti
6 Feb24.3Ordained PriestAlbert Jean Charles Ghislain HoussiauPriestBishop Emeritus of Liège, Belgium
58.8Ordained BishopGiuseppe Obert, P.I.M.E. †Bishop of Dinajpur, BangladeshBishop Emeritus
7 Feb BornLuigi MorettiCittarealeArchbishop of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno, Italy
9 Feb36.0Ordained BishopThomas Vincent CahillBishop of Cairns, AustraliaArchbishop of Canberra (and Goulburn), Australia
BornFrancisco Focardi Mazzocchi, O.F.M.Rignano sull'Arno, ItalyVicar Apostolic of Camiri, Bolivia
BornRuben Antonio González Medina, C.M.F.SanturceBishop of Caguas, Puerto Rico
10 Feb79.8DiedJosef KumpfmüllerBishop of Augsburg, Germany
BornMario del Valle Moronta RodríguezCaracasBishop of San Cristóbal de Venezuela
12 Feb46.0AppointedJoseph-Roméo GagnonBishop of Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada
13 Feb42.0Ordained BishopBruno-Augustin Hippel, S.A.C. †Titular Bishop of AboraBishop Emeritus of Oudtshoorn, South Africa
45.8Ordained BishopCarlos Maria Jurgens Byrne, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Huancavélica, PeruArchbishop Emeritus of Trujillo, Peru
59.9Ordained BishopFrancis Costantin Mazzieri, O.F.M. Conv. †Titular Bishop of CoelianaBishop Emeritus of Ndola, Zambia
14 Feb38.0Ordained BishopBl. Szilárd István BogdánffyAuxiliary Bishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad} and Satu Mare {Szatmár}, Romania
15 Feb79.2DiedHenri Delalle, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Natal, South Africa
16 Feb BornEdward DajczakKozminekBishop of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, Poland
17 Feb65.2DiedAthanase Jules Benham KalianArchbishop of Baghdad (Syrian), Iraq
BornFrantišek RábekSládeckovceBishop of Slovakia, Military
18 Feb81.3DiedErnesto Maria Piovella, Obl. Rho †Archbishop of Cagliari, Italy
19 Feb BornRichard Anthony Burke, S.P.S.Clonmel, IrelandArchbishop Emeritus of Benin City, Nigeria
23 Feb66.9DiedFrançois Chaize, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Hà Nôi, Viet Nam
46.6AppointedJoseph Li Tao-nanPrefect of Puchi [Puqi], ChinaBishop of Puqi [Puchi], China
BornAníbal Nieto Guerra, O.C.D.Formaselle, SpainBishop of San Jacinto de Yaguachi, Ecuador
24 Feb25.9Ordained PriestRoger-Émile Aubry, C.SS.R. †Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Reyes, Bolivia
74.5DiedGabriel BrunhesBishop of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières), France
59.4SucceededJean DuperrayBishop of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières), France
61.2AppointedCzeslaw FalkowskiBishop of Łomża, Poland
46.9Ordained BishopCharles-Marie HimmerBishop of Tournai {Doornik}, BelgiumBishop Emeritus
BornMarek JędraszewskiPoznańArchbishop of Łódź, Poland
30.3Ordained PriestCarlos Ambrosio Lewis Tullock, S.V.D. †Priest of Society of the Divine WordCoadjutor Bishop Emeritus of David, Panama
18.8ProfessedMichael Praphon Chaicharoen, S.D.B. †Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Surat Thani, Thailand
25 Feb85.5DiedSinforiano BogarínArchbishop of Asunción, Paraguay
59.9SucceededJuan José Aníbal Mena PortaArchbishop of Asunción, ParaguayArchbishop Emeritus
26 Feb70.0AppointedEgisto Domenico MelchioriArchbishop (Personal Title) of Tortona, ItalyBishop
27 Feb72.6DiedIvan Josip TomazicBishop of Lavant, Slovenia
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