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The Year of Our Lord 1955

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Sep52.1AppointedJames Henry Ambrose GriffithsAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USA
2 Sep27.2Ordained PriestJean-Baptiste Bui TuânPriestBishop Emeritus of Long Xuyên, Viet Nam
4 Sep20.5ProfessedPierre Auguste Gratien Pican, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Bayeux (-Lisieux), France
5 Sep45.7AppointedNicholas Thomas ElkoApostolic Exarch of United States of America (Ruthenian), PennsylvaniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
6 Sep BornVincent Matthew Darius, O.P.CrochiBishop of Saint George’s in Grenada, Grenada, Antilles
79.5AppointedGiuseppe De NicolaTitular Archbishop of RhoinaAuxiliary Bishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
8 Sep70.0DiedJohannes de JongCardinal, Archbishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
61.0SucceededDaniel Joseph FeeneyBishop of Portland, Maine, USA
54.9Ordained BishopJosé Damase Laberge, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of ClypiaVicar Apostolic of San José del Amazonas, Peru
78.8DiedJoseph Edward McCarthyBishop of Portland, Maine, USA
47.6AppointedLaurent MorinAuxiliary Bishop of Montréal, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Prince-Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
47.6AppointedLaurent MorinTitular Bishop of ArsamosataBishop Emeritus of Prince-Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
22.5ProfessedAloysius Ferdinandus Zichem, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop Emeritus of Paramaribo, Suriname, Antilles
9 Sep49.6SucceededRafael Ignacio Arias BlancoArchbishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
76.6DiedLucas Guillermo Castillo HernándezArchbishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
BornHenryk CiereszkoHermanówkaAuxiliary Bishop of Białystok, Poland
61.0DiedThomas John Feeney, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Caroline and Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)
30.3Ordained BishopDominik Kalata, S.J.BishopTitular Bishop of Semta
10 Sep43.0Ordained BishopGregorio Espiga e Infante, O.A.R. †Titular Bishop of AphnaeumVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Palawan, Philippines
11 Sep44.4Ordained BishopAdam Kozłowiecki, S.J. †Titular Bishop of Diospolis InferiorCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Lusaka, Zambia
61.0Ordained BishopPetras MazelisTitular Bishop of CelenderisBishop of Telšiai, Lithuania
BornJosé Rafael Palma CapetilloMéridaAuxiliary Bishop of Yucatán, México
48.7Ordained BishopAntonio RavagliTitular Bishop of Philippopolis in ArabiaBishop Emeritus of Modigliana, Italy
43.9Ordained BishopJulijonas SteponaviciusTitular Bishop of AntaradosArchbishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
12 SepBornJosé Mauro Pereira Bastos, C.P. †Bishop of Guaxupé, Minas Gerais, Brazil
14 Sep51.3AppointedJean-Jerôme Adam, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Libreville, GabonArchbishop Emeritus of Libreville, Gabon
46.9AppointedAlphonse-Célestin-Basile Baud, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Berbérati, Central African RepublicBishop Emeritus
53.2SucceededMaurice BaudouxArchbishop of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
85.5DiedArthur BéliveauArchbishop of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, Canada
43.8AppointedMichel-Jules-Joseph-Marie Bernard, C.S.Sp. †Archbishop of Brazzaville, CongoBishop Emeritus of Nouakchott, Mauritania
57.5AppointedJean-Baptiste Boivin, S.M.A. †Archbishop of Abidjan, Côte d’IvoireArchbishop Emeritus
52.2AppointedPierre Bonneau, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Douala, Cameroon
59.2AppointedPaul Bouque, S.C.I. †Bishop of Nkongsamba, CameroonBishop Emeritus
51.1AppointedJoseph-Marie-Eugène Bretault, M. Afr. †Bishop of Koudougou, Burkina FasoBishop Emeritus
47.9AppointedJoseph Cucherousset, C.S.Sp. †Archbishop of Bangui, Central African Republic
43.1AppointedJean Eugène Gabriel David, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Majunga, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
40.6AppointedProsper Paul Dodds, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Ziguinchor, SenegalBishop of Saint-Louis du Sénégal
53.7AppointedAndré-Joseph-Prosper Dupont, M. Afr. †Bishop of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina FasoBishop Emeritus
46.3AppointedEmile Durrheimer, S.M.A. †Bishop of Katiola, Côte d’IvoireBishop Emeritus
52.9AppointedJean-Baptiste Victor Fauret, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Pointe-Noire, CongoBishop Emeritus
58.1AppointedAlphonse-Marie-Victor Fresnel, C.M. †Bishop of Fort-Dauphin, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
56.4AppointedRené Graffin, C.S.Sp. †Archbishop of Yaoundé, CameroonArchbishop Emeritus
66.9AppointedAlain-Sébastien Le Breton, S.M.M. †Bishop of Toamasina, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
50.5AppointedPierre Louis Leclerc, M. Afr. †Archbishop of Bamako, MaliBishop Emeritus of Ségou, Mali
65.2AppointedLouis-François-Bienaimé-Amedée Lefèvre, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Rabat, Morocco
49.8AppointedMarcel-François Lefebvre, C.S.Sp. †Archbishop of Dakar, SenegalBishop Emeritus of Tulle, France
54.3AppointedJean-Marie Lesourd, M. Afr. †Bishop of Nouna, Burkina FasoBishop Emeritus
53.1AppointedGeorges-Louis Mercier, M. Afr. †Bishop of Laghouat, AlgeriaBishop Emeritus
55.0AppointedLéon-Adolphe Messmer, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Ambanja, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
43.3AppointedGérard-Paul-Louis-Marie de Milleville, C.S.Sp. †Archbishop of Conakry {Konakry}, GuineaArchbishop Emeritus
70.2AppointedLouis Parisot, S.M.A. †Archbishop of Cotonou, BeninArchbishop Emeritus
42.6AppointedYves-Joseph-Marie Plumey, O.M.I. †Bishop of Garoua, CameroonArchbishop Emeritus of Garoua, Cameroon
61.9AppointedIgnace RamarosandratanaBishop of Miarinarivo, Madagascar
53.0AppointedVictor Alphonse Marie Sartre, S.J. †Archbishop of Tananarive, MadagascarArchbishop Emeritus
50.3AppointedEmile-Joseph Socquet, M. Afr. †Archbishop of Ouagadougou, Burkina FasoArchbishop Emeritus
63.0AppointedJoseph-Paul Strebler, S.M.A. †Archbishop of Lomé, TogoArchbishop Emeritus
43.9AppointedJacques Teerenstra, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Doumé, Cameroon
71.2AppointedXavier Ferdinand J. Thoyer, S.J. †Bishop of Fianarantsoa, MadagascarArchbishop Emeritus of Fianarantsoa, Madagascar
52.6AppointedEmile-Elie Verhille, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Fort-Rousset, CongoBishop Emeritus
50.4AppointedEdmond-Marie-Jean Wolff, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Diégo-Suarez, MadagascarArchbishop Emeritus of Diégo-Suarez, Madagascar
15 Sep BornJesús Fernández GonzálezSelga de OrdánAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
64.6AppointedPietro ParenteArchbishop of Perugia, ItalyCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
49.6Ordained BishopJacques Henri Romeijn, M.S.F. †Titular Bishop of Zenopolis in IsauriaBishop Emeritus of Samarinda, Indonesia
44.4Ordained BishopJohn Baptist Sye Bong-KilTitular Bishop of ChomaArchbishop Emeritus of Daegu {Taegu}, Korea (South)
17 Sep46.4AppointedDomenico EnriciTitular Archbishop of AncusaOfficial Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
46.4AppointedDomenico EnriciApostolic Internuncio to IndonesiaOfficial Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
61.1AppointedJoseph-Martin UrtasunCoadjutor Archbishop of Avignon (-Apt, Cavaillon, Carpentras, Orange, e Vaison), FranceArchbishop Emeritus
61.1AppointedJoseph-Martin UrtasunTitular Archbishop of PreslavusArchbishop Emeritus of Avignon (-Apt, Cavaillon, Carpentras, Orange, e Vaison), France
18 Sep23.1Ordained PriestHubert Marie Pierre Dominique BarbierPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Bourges, France
49.7Ordained BishopJosé Bascuñana y LópezBishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, SpainBishop Emeritus of Solsona, Spain
24.0Ordained PriestVincent MalonePriest of Liverpool, England, Great BritainAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
41.9Ordained BishopSiro SilvestriBishop of Foligno, ItalyBishop Emeritus of La Spezia-Sarzana-Brugnato, Italy
19 Sep BornTomislav Koljatic MaroevicSantiago de ChileBishop of Linares, Chile
20 Sep60.6ResignedJean Cassaigne, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Saigon, Viet NamVicar Apostolic Emeritus
45.1AppointedPaul Nguyên Van BinhVicar Apostolic of Cân Tho, Viet NamArchbishop of Thành-Phô Hô Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville), Viet Nam
45.1AppointedPaul Nguyên Van BinhTitular Bishop of AgnusArchbishop of Thành-Phô Hô Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville), Viet Nam
49.5AppointedSimon Hoa Nguyên-van HienVicar Apostolic of Saigon, Viet NamBishop of Ðà Lat, Viet Nam
49.5AppointedSimon Hoa Nguyên-van HienTitular Bishop of SagalassusBishop of Ðà Lat, Viet Nam
59.0AppointedThomas Quinlan, S.S.C.M.E. †Titular Bishop of Furnos MaiorBishop Emeritus of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)
59.0AppointedThomas Quinlan, S.S.C.M.E. †Vicar Apostolic of Chunchon, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)
53.8AppointedErnest Victor TweedyTitular Archbishop of AssurasArchbishop Emeritus of Hobart, Australia
53.8ResignedErnest Victor TweedyArchbishop of Hobart, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus
42.8AppointedAnthony Humilis Yang Kuang C’hi (Guang-qi), O.F.M. †Bishop of Yuci [Yütze], ChinaBishop-Elect
38.9SucceededGuilford Clyde YoungArchbishop of Hobart, Australia
21 Sep39.0Ordained BishopDaniel Paul ArulswamyBishop of Kumbakonam, IndiaBishop Emeritus
51.0Ordained BishopWilliam Andrew HartBishop of Dunkeld, Scotland, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
40.1Ordained BishopAntonio López AviñaBishop of Zacatecas, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of Durango, México
51.7AppointedCasimiro Morcillo GonzálezArchbishop of Zaragoza, SpainArchbishop of Madrid, Spain
39.5AppointedJosé Manuel Santos Ascarza, O.C.D. †Bishop of Valdivia, ChileArchbishop Emeritus of Concepción (Santissima Concezione), Chile
52.5Ordained BishopBernard Joseph TopelTitular Bishop of BindaBishop Emeritus of Spokane, Washington, USA
24 Sep49.3AppointedRaffaele ForniApostolic Nuncio to VenezuelaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Syria
26.3Ordained PriestJosé Manuel LorenzoPriest of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaBishop of San Miguel, Argentina
24.4Ordained PriestRaúl Horacio Scarrone CarreroPriest of Montevideo, UruguayBishop Emeritus of Florida, Uruguay
31.2Ordained PriestAbelardo Francisco SilvaPriestBishop Emeritus of San Miguel, Argentina
25 Sep33.8Ordained BishopTomás Alberto Clavel MéndezBishop of David, PanamaArchbishop Emeritus of Panamá
41.8Ordained BishopPatrick H. Cronin, S.S.C.M.E. †Titular Bishop of UbazaArchbishop Emeritus of Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
BornLorenzo LeuzziTraniAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
30.1Ordained PriestBernard Charles Ratsimamotoana, M.S. †Priest of Missionaries of Our Lady of La SaletteBishop Emeritus of Morondava, Madagascar
32.2Ordained PriestLéon Aimé Taverdet, F.M.C. †PriestBishop Emeritus of Langres, France
52.5SucceededBernard Joseph TopelBishop of Spokane, Washington, USABishop Emeritus
76.7DiedCharles Daniel WhiteBishop of Spokane, Washington, USA
30 Sep BornFrancisco Carlos da SilvaTabatingaBishop of Ituiutaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil
1 Oct57.6AppointedFrancesco PennisiBishop of Ragusa, ItalyBishop Emeritus
83.0RetiredFranz TschannVicar Apostolic of Innsbruck-Feldkirch, AustriaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
2 Oct BornCarlos Alberto dos SantosTobias BarretoBishop of Teixeira de Freitas-Caravelas, Bahia, Brazil
BornJoseph Mukasa ZuzaMalemboBishop of Mzuzu, Malawi
3 Oct BornFrancis Xavier Vira ArpondratanaSam SaemBishop of Chiang Mai, Thailand
51.9DiedDomenico SavareseBishop of Vallo di Lucania, Italy
45.2Ordained BishopUbaldo Teofano Stella, O.C.D. †Titular Bishop of AntaeopolisVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kuwait
6 Oct BornJean-Claude RembangaIppyBishop Emeritus of Bambari, Central African Republic
53.8DiedJohannes Riegler, M.F.S.C. †Bishop of Lydenburg, South Africa
7 Oct24.0Ordained PriestEugenio CoreccoPriest of Lugano, SwitzerlandBishop
BornClaudio GugerottiVerona, ItalyApostolic Nuncio to Belarus
25.4Ordained PriestRené Pierre Louis Joseph SéjournéPriestBishop Emeritus of Saint-Flour, France
8 Oct43.2Ordained BishopJacques-Eugène-Louis MénagerTitular Bishop of Antiochia ParvaArchbishop Emeritus of Reims, France
9 Oct79.8DiedTheodor InnitzerCardinal, Archbishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
10 Oct25.7Ordained PriestGiorgio ZurPriestApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Austria
11 Oct BornLuis Cabrera Herrera, O.F.M.AzoguesArchbishop of Cuenca, Ecuador
16.8ProfessedFrancesco Pio Tamburrino, O.S.B.Member of Order of Saint BenedictArchbishop of Foggia-Bovino, Italy
BornMatteo Maria ZuppiRomaAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
12 Oct26.4Ordained PriestDarius Nggawa, S.V.D. †Priest of Society of the Divine WordBishop Emeritus of Larantuka, Indonesia
52.3Ordained BishopLadislau Paz, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of Amathus in PalaestinaBishop Emeritus of Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
15 Oct79.0DiedSerafín María Armora y GonzálezBishop of Ciudad Victoria-Tamaulipas, Tamaulipas, México
16 Oct34.7Ordained BishopAntony PadiyaraBishop of Ootacamund, IndiaCardinal, Major Archbishop Emeritus of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabarese), India
44.2AppointedSebastian ValloppillyBishop of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaBishop Emeritus
17 Oct51.7DiedAgostino Ernesto Castrillo, O.F.M. †Bishop of San Marco e Bisignano, Italy
18 Oct21.8ProfessedLuca Brandolini, C.M.Member of Congregation of the MissionBishop Emeritus of Sora-Aquino-Pontecorvo, Italy
72.4AppointedEvasio ColliArchbishop (Personal Title) of Parma (-Fontevivo), ItalyBishop
BornPlínio José Luz da SilvaPacotiBishop of Picos, Piaui, Brazil
44.4Ordained BishopEladio Vicuña AránguizBishop of Chillán, ChileArchbishop Emeritus of Puerto Montt, Chile
19 Oct30.0Ordained PriestThomas KhamphanPriest of Paksé, LaosVicar Apostolic Emeritus
23 Oct BornHyacinth Oroko Egbebo, M.S.P.N.OgriagbeneVicar Apostolic of Bomadi, Nigeria
64.7Ordained BishopPietro ParenteArchbishop of Perugia, ItalyCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
40.0Ordained BishopAltino Ribeiro de SantanaBishop of Sá da Bandeira, AngolaBishop of Beira, Mozambique
44.4InstalledEladio Vicuña AránguizBishop of Chillán, ChileArchbishop Emeritus of Puerto Montt, Chile
24 Oct66.8AppointedEfrem ForniApostolic Nuncio to LuxembourgCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Croce in Gerusalemme
41.5Ordained BishopEpifanio Surban BelmonteBishop of Dumaguete, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
25 Oct96.0DiedMichael FogartyBishop of Killaloe, Ireland
52.6SucceededJoseph RodgersBishop of Killaloe, Ireland
26 Oct53.6AppointedJoseph Thomas McGuckenCoadjutor Bishop of Sacramento, California, USAArchbishop Emeritus of San Francisco, California, USA
43.2Ordained BishopJohn Joseph RaffertyTitular Bishop of PharanAuxiliary Bishop of Perth, Australia
28 Oct42.0Ordained BishopLuis Alfredo Carvajal RosalesTitular Bishop of CoptusBishop Emeritus of Portoviejo (Porto Vecchio), Ecuador
78.8AppointedAuguste-Siméon Colas, M.E.P. †Titular Archbishop of Arcadiopolis in EuropaArchbishop Emeritus of Pondicherry and Cuddalore, India
78.8RetiredAuguste-Siméon Colas, M.E.P. †Archbishop of Pondicherry and Cuddalore, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
49.7Ordained BishopGiovanni MocelliniBishop of Comacchio, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Adria, Italy
29 Oct57.1InstalledSilvino MartínezBishop of San Nicolás de los Arroyos, ArgentinaBishop of Rosario, Argentina
30 Oct55.0InstalledJosé André CoimbraBishop of Patos de Minas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
36.6Ordained BishopEdmundo Luís KunzTitular Bishop of Ptolemais in PhoeniciaAuxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
23.7Ordained PriestOlavio López Duque, O.A.R. †Priest of Order of Augustinian RecollectsVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Casanare, Colombia
22.8Ordained PriestJavier Lozano BarragánPriestCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers
47.7Ordained BishopLaurent MorinTitular Bishop of ArsamosataBishop Emeritus of Prince-Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
24.0Ordained PriestAlfonso Humberto Robles CotaPriestBishop Emeritus of Tepic, Nayarit, México
31 Oct55.3AppointedBernard Jan AlfrinkArchbishop of Utrecht, NetherlandsCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
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