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The Year of Our Lord 1954

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Jul39.7ResignedPedro Nel Ramirez Posada, O.A.R. †Prefect of Tumaco, ColombiaPrefect Emeritus
1 Jul41.9Ordained BishopJean Eugène Gabriel David, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of MetellopolisBishop Emeritus of Majunga, Madagascar
BornVictor Henry ThakurChakhniArchbishop of Raipur, India
2 Jul45.0AppointedFrancis Valentine AllenAuxiliary Bishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
45.0AppointedFrancis Valentine AllenTitular Bishop of AvensaAuxiliary Bishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
54.7AppointedGiuseppe GarneriBishop of Susa, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornGregor Maria Franz Hanke, O.S.B.ElbersrothBishop of Eichstätt, Germany
BornXolelo Thaddaeus KumaloGogelaBishop of Eshowe, South Africa
56.4AppointedGiacomo PalombellaArchbishop of Matera, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
41.5AppointedDomenico PicchinennaBishop of Acerenza, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Catania, Italy
65.5DiedHenri van Schingen, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Koango o Kwango, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
3 Jul BornJean-Pierre Louis Roger Sylvain BatutParigiBishop of Blois, France
4 Jul23.9Ordained PriestTarcisio PillollaPriest of Cagliari, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Iglesias, Italy
25.4Ordained PriestOscar RizzatoPriest of Padova {Padua}, ItalyAlmoner Emeritus of the Office of Papal Charities
BornEduardo Maria TaussigBuenos AiresBishop of San Rafael, Argentina
28.3Ordained PriestLuigi Zanzottera, O.S.I. †Priest of Oblates of Saint JosephAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Huaraz, Peru
6 Jul BornGiuseppe Pasotto, C.S.S.BovoloneApostolic Administrator of Caucaso, Armenia
7 Jul23.9Ordained PriestMichael Bzdel, C.SS.R. †Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerArchbishop Emeritus of Winnipeg (Ukrainian), Manitoba, Canada
38.4AppointedPietro FiordelliBishop of Prato, ItalyBishop Emeritus
8 Jul41.8AppointedGregorio Espiga e Infante, O.A.R. †Prefect of Palawan, PhilippinesVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Palawan, Philippines
57.7AppointedRobert Francis JoyceAuxiliary Bishop of Burlington, Vermont, USABishop Emeritus
57.7AppointedRobert Francis JoyceTitular Bishop of CitiumBishop Emeritus of Burlington, Vermont, USA
48.1AppointedJohn Joseph ScanlanAuxiliary Bishop of Honolulu, Hawaii, USABishop Emeritus
48.1AppointedJohn Joseph ScanlanTitular Bishop of CenaeBishop Emeritus of Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
10 Jul BornManoel Delson Pedreira da Cruz, O.F.M. Cap.BiritingaBishop of Campina Grande, Paraiba, Brazil
11 Jul21.1ProfessedHeriberto Hermes, O.S.B.Member of Order of Saint BenedictPrelate Emeritus of Cristalândia, Goias, Brazil
26.4Ordained PriestFrançois-Wolff LigondéPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Port-au-Prince, Haïti
27.0Ordained PriestLeovigildo López Fitoria, C.M.Priest of Congregation of the MissionBishop Emeritus of Granada, Nicaragua
24.1Ordained PriestJoan Carrera PlanasPriest of Barcelona, SpainAuxiliary Bishop of Barcelona, Spain
26.1Ordained PriestOwen Francis SwindlehurstPriest of Hexham and Newcastle, England, Great BritainAuxiliary Bishop
12 Jul53.0AppointedErmenegildo FloritCoadjutor Archbishop of Firenze {Florence}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
53.0AppointedErmenegildo FloritTitular Archbishop of Hierapolis in SyriaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Firenze {Florence}, Italy
94.7AppointedMichael FogartyArchbishop (Personal Title) of Killaloe, IrelandBishop
13 Jul BornMichael Charles Barber, S.J.Salt Lake City, UTBishop of Oakland, California, USA
BornLiro Vendelino MeurerSalvador do SulBishop of Santo Ângelo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
14 Jul BornThomas PulloppillilNadukaniBishop of Bongaigaon, India
15 Jul32.2Ordained PriestJames Joseph KombaPriest of Peramiho, TanzaniaArchbishop of Songea, Tanzania
31.5Ordained PriestMaurus Gervase KombaPriestBishop Emeritus of Tanga, Tanzania
16 Jul BornMoacir SilvaSão José dos CamposArchbishop of Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
17 JulResignedFernando Rodríguez MorandéApostolic Administrator of Copiapó, ChileApostolic Administrator Emeritus
BornGerhard Maria WagnerWartberg ob der AistFormer Auxiliary Bishop-Elect of Linz, Austria
18 Jul42.6AppointedMichel-Jules-Joseph-Marie Bernard, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Brazzaville, CongoBishop Emeritus of Nouakchott, Mauritania
67.0ResignedPaul Joseph Biéchy, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Brazzaville, CongoVicar Apostolic Emeritus
56.5AppointedHugh BoyleBishop of Johannesburg, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
59.7AppointedConrad Dubbelman, O. Praem. †Bishop of Jabalpur, IndiaBishop Emeritus
62.3AppointedFrancis Xavier Fenech, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Jhansi, IndiaBishop Emeritus
49.0AppointedRichard Lester Guilly, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of British Guiana, Guyana, AntillesBishop Emeritus of Georgetown, Guyana, Antilles
49.0AppointedRichard Lester Guilly, S.J. †Titular Bishop of AdraaBishop Emeritus of Georgetown, Guyana, Antilles
52.7Ordained BishopJohn Joseph U WinTitular Bishop of LeteArchbishop of Mandalay, Myanmar
49.2AppointedHerman Jan van Elswijk, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Morogoro, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
70.8ResignedGeorge Weld, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of British Guiana, Guyana, AntillesVicar Apostolic Emeritus
47.2AppointedWilliam Patrick Whelan, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Bloemfontein, South Africa
19 Jul43.9AppointedFélix Erviti Barcelona, O.M.I. †Prefect of Western Sahara {Sahara Occiental}Prefect Emeritus
BornMichael WüstenbergDortmund, GermanyBishop of Aliwal, South Africa
21 Jul25.8Ordained PriestOwen John DolanPriest of Wellington, New ZealandCoadjutor Bishop Emeritus of Palmerston North, New Zealand
22 Jul48.8AppointedFranjo ŠeperCoadjutor Archbishop of Zagreb, CroatiaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
48.8AppointedFranjo ŠeperTitular Archbishop of Philippopolis in ThraciaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
25 Jul28.4Ordained PriestĀrvaldis Andrejs BrumanisPriestBishop Emeritus of Liepāja, Latvia
32.0Ordained PriestRoger Joseph Heckel, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusCoadjutor Bishop of Strasbourg, France
26.7Ordained PriestWilliam Kevin Rowell, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Aitape, Papua New Guinea
44.0Ordained BishopJosé Vicente TávoraTitular Bishop of Prusias ad HypiumArchbishop of Aracajú, Sergipe, Brazil
31.0Ordained PriestAlbert Vanhoye, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria della Mercede e Sant’Adriano a Villa Albani
23.2Ordained PriestFrancesco ZerrilloPriestBishop Emeritus of Lucera-Troia, Italy
26 Jul38.7AppointedJorge Marcos de OliveiraBishop of Santo André, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
27 Jul23.8Ordained PriestFrancis Patrick CarrollPriest of Wagga Wagga, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus of Canberra-Goulburn, Australia
28.9Ordained PriestArmand Gaétan RazafindratandraPriest of Tananarive, MadagascarCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Antananarivo, Madagascar
51.5SelectedEugen Viktor Paul SeiterichArchbishop of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
28 Jul46.1AppointedSegundo Garcia de Sierra y MéndezBishop of Barbastro, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Burgos, Spain
30 Jul BornSebastian ThekethecherilAapadanadBishop of Vijayapuram, India
1 Aug27.1Ordained PriestAlfredo Mario Espósito Castro, C.M.F. †Priest of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MaryBishop Emeritus of Zárate-Campana, Argentina
25.9Ordained PriestAntoine Hayek, B.C. †Priest of Basilian Chouerite Order of Saint John the Baptist (Melkite Greek)Archbishop Emeritus of Bāniyās {Cesarea di Filippo; Paneade} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
23.4Ordained PriestArmindo Lopes CoelhoPriest of Porto, PortugalBishop Emeritus
26.1Ordained PriestPedro Luis Ronchino, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina
24.1Ordained PriestSerafim de Sousa Ferreira e SilvaPriestBishop Emeritus of Leiria-Fátima, Portugal
2 Aug73.4DiedJosé Félix Heredia Zurita, S.J. †Bishop of Guayaquil, Ecuador
5 Aug BornLuigi Infanti della Mora, O.S.M.Campomolle di TeorVicar Apostolic of Aysén, Chile
49.6AppointedNatale MosconiArchbishop of Ferrara, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
76.5AppointedFrançois-Marie PicaudTitular Bishop of Alba MaritimaBishop Emeritus of Bayeux (-Lisieux), France
76.5RetiredFrançois-Marie PicaudBishop of Bayeux (-Lisieux), FranceBishop Emeritus
6 Aug66.6DiedStanislas-Gabriel-Henri Baudry, M.E.P. †Bishop of Xichang [Ningyüan], China
7 Aug51.5ConfirmedEugen Viktor Paul SeiterichArchbishop of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
8 Aug BornEusebio L. Elizondo Almaguer, M.Sp.S.Victoria Tamaulipas, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop of Seattle, Washington, USA
24.7Ordained PriestEugeen LaridonPriest of Brugge {Bruges}, BelgiumAuxiliary Bishop
11 Aug58.6DiedBernhard Gerhard Hilhorst, C.S.Sp. †Bishop Emeritus of Morogoro, Tanzania
12 Aug72.0DiedAlbert Henri Charles Breton, M.E.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Fukuoka, Japan
13 Aug40.2AppointedCamillo Faresin, S.D.B. †Coadjutor Prelate of Registro do Araguaia, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Guiratinga, Mato Grosso, Brazil
40.2AppointedCamillo Faresin, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of BubastisBishop Emeritus of Guiratinga, Mato Grosso, Brazil
14 Aug BornCarlos Enrique García CamaderLimaBishop of Lurín, Peru
BornAgapiti NdoroboKiduloBishop of Mahenge, Tanzania
15 Aug33.7Ordained BishopEugênio de Araújo SalesTitular Bishop of ThibicaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
26.8Ordained PriestRaymond Philip Kalisz, S.V.D. †Priest of Society of the Divine WordBishop Emeritus of Wewak, Papua New Guinea
52.1Ordained BishopJohn MacCarthy, S.M.A. †Bishop of Kaduna, NigeriaArchbishop Emeritus of Kaduna, Nigeria
38.9Ordained BishopManuel Pereira da CostaTitular Bishop of TinumBishop Emeritus of Campina Grande, Paraiba, Brazil
17 Aug57.7AppointedJerome Daniel HannanBishop of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
18 Aug55.6AppointedManuel de Jesús Serrano AbadAuxiliary Bishop of Cuenca, EcuadorArchbishop of Cuenca, Ecuador
55.6AppointedManuel de Jesús Serrano AbadTitular Bishop of Arsinoë in ArcadiaArchbishop of Cuenca, Ecuador
19 Aug40.4AppointedHernando AntipordaAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, Philippines
40.4AppointedHernando AntipordaTitular Bishop of Edessa in MacedoniaAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, Philippines
61.9SucceededThomas Kiely GormanBishop of Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, USABishop Emeritus of Dallas, Texas, USA
81.7DiedJoseph Patrick LynchBishop of Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, USA
20 Aug BornAldo GiordanoCuneo, ItalyApostolic Nuncio to Venezuela
21 Aug BornJosé Carmelo Martínez Lázaro, O.A.R.Luezas, SpainBishop of Cajamarca, Peru
22 Aug42.6Ordained BishopOscar de OliveiraTitular Bishop of Irenopolis in CiliciaArchbishop Emeritus of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil
23 Aug BornPhilip Huang Chao-mingFuliBishop of Hwalien, Taiwan
24 Aug70.6SelectedJohn Baptist ApcarBishop of Ispahan {Esfáan) (Armenian), Iran
40.9AppointedIsmaele Mario Castellano, O.P. †Bishop of Volterra, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Siena-Colle di Val d’Elsa-Montalcino, Italy
40.1AppointedFrancisco Expedito LopesBishop of Garanhuns, Pernambuco, Brazil
26.1Ordained PriestAlphonsus MathiasPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Bangalore, India
41.0AppointedAlfonso Tóriz CobiánCoadjutor Bishop of Chilapa, Guerrero, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Querétaro, México
41.0AppointedAlfonso Tóriz CobiánTitular Bishop of AvissaBishop Emeritus of Querétaro, México
25 Aug64.9DiedPietro OssolaBishop Emeritus of Montalto (delle Marche), Italy
43.1AppointedGabriel Willem Sillekens, C.P. †Prefect of Ketapang, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus of Ketapang, Indonesia
26 Aug69.7DiedFilippo BernardiniSecretary of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
27 Aug42.6SelectedElias ZoghbiPatriarchal Vicar of Egypt and Sudan (Melkite Greek)Archbishop Emeritus of Baalbek (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
28 Aug50.3AppointedAntónio de CamposAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
50.3AppointedAntónio de CamposTitular Bishop of FebianaAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
29 Aug BornSérgio Aparecido ColomboCajobiBishop of Bragança Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
30 Aug55.3AppointedJohannes PohlschneiderBishop of Aachen, GermanyBishop Emeritus
74.6DiedBl. Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster, O.S.B. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
BornNorbert José Henri TuriniCannesBishop of Perpignan-Elne, France
78.0DiedGerard Vesters, M.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
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