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The Year of Our Lord 1956

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Jul26.0Ordained PriestRaúl Corriveau, P.M.E.Priest of Société des Missions-ÉtrangèresBishop Emeritus of Choluteca, Honduras
26.7Ordained PriestAntônio de Souza, C.S.S.Priest of Congregation of the Sacred StigmataBishop Emeritus of Assis, Sao Paulo, Brazil
BornAntonio De Luca, C.SS.R.Torre del GrecoBishop of Teggiano-Policastro, Italy
28.7Ordained PriestJosé Antônio do Couto, S.C.I. †Priest of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartBishop Emeritus of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, Brazil
24.2Ordained PriestAntónio dos SantosPriest of Aveiro, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Guarda, Portugal
2 Jul26.1Ordained PriestAlfredo Ernest Novak, C.SS.R.Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop Emeritus of Paranaguá, Parana, Brazil
4 Jul BornJulito Buhisan CortesParañaqueBishop of Dumaguete, Philippines
48.1AppointedAndré-Pierre Duirat, S.M.A. †Bishop of Bouaké, Côte d’IvoireBishop Emeritus
55.9AppointedJean Marie Etrillard, S.M.A. †Bishop of Gagnoa, Côte d’IvoireBishop Emeritus
49.7AppointedJérôme-Théodore Lingenheim, S.M.A. †Bishop of Sokodé, TogoBishop Emeritus
51.0AppointedEdward Aloysius McGurkin, M.M. †Bishop of Shinyanga, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
38.6AppointedPierre-Eugène Rouanet, S.M.A. †Bishop of Daloa, Côte d’IvoireBishop Emeritus
51.5AppointedDavid Maryanayagam Swamidoss Pillat, S.D.B. †Bishop of Vellore, India
5 Jul BornJuan Ignacio González ErrázurizSantiago de ChileBishop of San Bernardo, Chile
6 Jul41.4AppointedAdolph MarxAuxiliary Bishop of Corpus Christi, Texas, USABishop of Brownsville, Texas, USA
41.4AppointedAdolph MarxTitular Bishop of CitrusBishop of Brownsville, Texas, USA
BornYosyf Milan, M.S.U.DobryanyAuxiliary Bishop of Kyiv-Halyč {Kiev} (Ukrainian), Ukraine
8 Jul26.6Ordained PriestJohn BrewerPriestBishop of Lancaster, England, Great Britain
24.2Ordained PriestJohn Jerome CunneenPriest of Christchurch, New ZealandBishop Emeritus
50.8Ordained BishopArgimiro Alvaro García Rodríguez, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of CoropissusVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Tucupita, Venezuela
28.6Ordained PriestBruno KouaméPriestBishop Emeritus of Abengourou, Côte d’Ivoire
26.1Ordained PriestPaolo Lunardon, O.S.B.Priest of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot Emeritus of San Paolo fuori le Mura, Italy
25.9Ordained PriestMichael Mary O’Shea, O.S.M. †Priest of Order of Friar Servants of MaryVicar Apostolic of Ingwavuma, South Africa
23.8Ordained PriestPedro Rubiano SàenzPriest of Cali, ColombiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bogotá, Colombia
42.6AppointedJosé Vázquez Díaz, O. de M. †Coadjutor Prelate of Bom Jesus do Piauí, Piaui, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Bom Jesus do Gurguéia, Piaui, Brazil
42.6AppointedJosé Vázquez Díaz, O. de M. †Titular Bishop of UsulaBishop Emeritus of Bom Jesus do Gurguéia, Piaui, Brazil
39.4Ordained BishopDieudonné YougbaréBishop of Koupéla, Burkina FasoBishop Emeritus
9 Jul BornFrançois-Xavier YombandjeKoumraBishop Emeritus of Bossangoa, Central African Republic
11 Jul74.5ResignedRaimundo María Julián Manguán-Martín y Delgado, O.P. †Apostolic Administrator of El Petén, GuatemalaBishop Emeritus of Verapaz, Cobán, Guatemala
AppointedGabriel Viñamata Castelsagué, I.E.M.E. †Apostolic Administrator of El Petén, Guatemala
13 Jul BornBuenaventura Malayo FamadicoBanton, RomblonBishop of San Pablo, Philippines
55.9AppointedLawrence Alexander GlennAuxiliary Bishop of Duluth, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus of Crookston, Minnesota, USA
55.9AppointedLawrence Alexander GlennTitular Bishop of TuscamiaBishop Emeritus of Crookston, Minnesota, USA
69.9AppointedJoseph Godehard MachensArchbishop (Personal Title) of Hildesheim, GermanyBishop
33.1Ordained PriestManuel Prado Perez-Rosas, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusArchbishop Emeritus of Trujillo, Peru
14 Jul BornFranz Lackner, O.F.M.FeldbachArchbishop of Salzburg, Austria
15 Jul BornJuan de la Cruz Barros MadridSantiago de ChileBishop of Chile, Military
23.0Ordained PriestFrancesco De NittisPriestApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Uruguay
28.4Ordained PriestGeorg EderPriest of Salzburg, AustriaArchbishop Emeritus
24.6Ordained PriestCipriano García Fernández, O.S.A.Priest of Order of St. AugustinePrelate Emeritus of Cafayate, Argentina
24.8Ordained PriestOscar Hugh LipscombPriest of Mobile-Birmingham, Alabama, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Mobile, Alabama, USA
25.3Ordained PriestSergio SebastianiPriestCardinal, President Emeritus of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See
38.8Ordained BishopFrancisco de Borja Valenzuela RíosTitular Bishop of AegeaeBishop Emeritus of Valparaíso, Chile
16 Jul54.4AppointedAndré-Jacques FougeratCoadjutor Bishop of Grenoble, FranceBishop Emeritus
54.4AppointedAndré-Jacques FougeratTitular Bishop of Caesarea in MauretaniaBishop Emeritus of Grenoble, France
17 Jul54.8AppointedFrancis Edward HylandBishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USABishop Emeritus
BornLéon Kalenga BadikebeleKamina, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Apostolic Nuncio to El Salvador
BornMichael George Mabuga MsonganzilaBukumbiBishop of Musoma, Tanzania
18 Jul55.6AppointedJohn Farmer HealyBishop of Gibraltar
BornEnrico SolmiSan Vito di SpilambertoBishop of Parma (-Fontevivo), Italy
BornCamillus Raymond UmohNto Iblam, Okon ClanBishop of Ikot Ekpene, Nigeria
20 Jul41.1AppointedStephen John KociskoAuxiliary Bishop of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania, USA
41.1AppointedStephen John KociskoTitular Bishop of ThevesteArchbishop Emeritus of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania, USA
44.3AppointedJoseph ParecattilArchbishop of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
44.0AppointedJoseph Michael SchmondiukAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USAArchbishop
44.0AppointedJoseph Michael SchmondiukTitular Bishop of Zeugma in SyriaArchbishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USA
53.4AppointedAmbrozij Andrew Senyshyn, O.S.B.M. †Apostolic Exarch of Stamford (Ukrainian), USAArchbishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USA
21 Jul27.1Ordained PriestLéon Lesambo NdamwizePriest of Inongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Inongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
27.9Ordained PriestGeoffrey Francis MaynePriest of Sydney, AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Australia, Military
22 Jul BornBasilio AthaiKyekadawAuxiliary Bishop of Taunggyi, Myanmar
25.7Ordained PriestRonald Austin MulkearnsPriest of Melbourne, AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Ballarat, Australia
37.8AppointedHugo Eduardo Polanco BritoBishop of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey, Dominican Republic
47.6AppointedTomás Francisco Reilly, C.SS.R. †Prelate of San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus of San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic
47.6AppointedTomás Francisco Reilly, C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of ThemisoniumBishop Emeritus of San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic
24 Jul BornJorge Anibal Quintero ChacónQueniqueaBishop of Barcelona, Venezuela
25 Jul52.0Ordained BishopJohn Joseph CarberryTitular Bishop of ElisCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
27 Jul28.7Ordained PriestRaymond RazakarinvonyPriestBishop Emeritus of Miarinarivo, Madagascar
28 Jul46.4AppointedBernardo Leonardo Fey Schneider, C.SS.R. †Coadjutor Bishop of Potosí, BoliviaBishop Emeritus
45.3AppointedJorge Manrique HurtadoBishop of Oruro, BoliviaArchbishop Emeritus of La Paz, Bolivia
88.5DiedBernard Cornelius O’RileyVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Cape of Good Hope, Western District {Capo di Buona Speranza, Distretto Occidentale}, South Africa
34.9Ordained PriestVictor Razafimahatratra, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusCardinal, Archbishop of Antananarivo, Madagascar
41.5AppointedLuis Aníbal Rodríguez PardoCoadjutor Bishop of Cochabamba, BoliviaArchbishop Emeritus of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
41.5AppointedLuis Aníbal Rodríguez PardoTitular Bishop of GergisArchbishop Emeritus of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
29 Jul40.0Ordained BishopFiorenzo AngeliniTitular Bishop of MesseneCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers
52.0AppointedMatthew KavukattuArchbishop of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabarese), India
BornJorge Alberto Ossa SotoEl Carmen de ViboralBishop of Santa Rosa de Osos, Colombia
BornGilberto Pastana de OliveiraBoimBishop of Imperatriz, Maranho, Brazil
52.6AppointedMatthew PothanamuzhiBishop of Kothamangalam (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaBishop Emeritus
BornJosé Soares Filho, O.F.M. Cap.ItapetimBishop of Carolina, Maranho, Brazil
30 Jul39.3AppointedJosé Pedro da SilvaAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Viseu, Portugal
39.3AppointedJosé Pedro da SilvaTitular Bishop of ThiavaBishop Emeritus of Viseu, Portugal
BornGeorg GänsweinWaldshutPrefect of the Prefecture of the Papal Household
31 JulAppointedLuís Eduardo García Rodríguez, M.X.Y. †Prefect of Arauca, ColombiaPrefect Emeritus
81.5DiedJohn Francis NollBishop of Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA
79.3DiedFerdinand Stanislaus PawlikowskiBishop Emeritus of Seckau, Austria
AppointedEmiliano Pied, S.M.M. †Prefect of Vichada, Colombia
1 Aug79.6DiedJosé de Haas, O.F.M. †Bishop of Araçuaí (Arassuaí), Minas Gerais, Brazil
2 Aug51.3AppointedFrancis-Albert BougonBishop of Moulins, FranceBishop Emeritus
37.4AppointedJosé Alí Lebrún MoratinosAuxiliary Bishop of Maracaibo, VenezuelaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
37.4AppointedJosé Alí Lebrún MoratinosTitular Bishop of AradusCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
BornJosep Ángel Sáiz MenesesSisanteBishop of Terrassa, Spain
3 Aug52.4AppointedDante Battaglierin, S.X. †Bishop of Khulna, BangladeshBishop Emeritus
55.9AppointedHubert James CartwrightCoadjutor Bishop of Wilmington, Delaware, USA
55.9AppointedHubert James CartwrightTitular Bishop of Neve (Nebo)Coadjutor Bishop of Wilmington, Delaware, USA
42.9AppointedIsmaele Mario Castellano, O.P. †Titular Archbishop of Colossae {Rhodes}Archbishop Emeritus of Siena-Colle di Val d’Elsa-Montalcino, Italy
42.9ResignedIsmaele Mario Castellano, O.P. †Bishop of Volterra, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Siena-Colle di Val d’Elsa-Montalcino, Italy
78.7AppointedAntonio GiordaniTitular Archbishop of Larissa in Thessalia
51.4AppointedJoseph StreidtAuxiliary Bishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
51.4AppointedJoseph StreidtTitular Bishop of MacriAuxiliary Bishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
4 Aug46.5AppointedJosé Bezerra CoutinhoAuxiliary Bishop of Sobral, Ceara, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Estância, Sergipe, Brazil
46.5AppointedJosé Bezerra CoutinhoTitular Bishop of UthinaBishop Emeritus of Estância, Sergipe, Brazil
75.7DiedEdouard-Gabriel MesguenBishop of Poitiers, France
54.2SucceededHenri-Louis-Toussaint VionBishop of Poitiers, FranceBishop Emeritus
5 Aug78.8DiedWilhelm StockumsAuxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
6 Aug50.4AppointedJohn William Comber, M.M. †Superior General of Catholic Foreign Mission Society of AmericaSuperior General Emeritus
62.6ResignedRaymond Aloysius Lane, M.M. †Superior General of Catholic Foreign Mission Society of AmericaSuperior General Emeritus
7 Aug44.3AppointedCelestin Bezmalinovic, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Hvar (-Brac e Vis), CroatiaBishop Emeritus
44.3AppointedCelestin Bezmalinovic, O.P. †Titular Bishop of HadrumetumBishop Emeritus of Hvar (-Brac e Vis), Croatia
BornBenyamin Yosef BriaOekabitiBishop of Denpasar, Indonesia
9 Aug50.5AppointedPaul-Joseph Hoffer, S. M. †Superior General of Society of MarySuperior General Emeritus
42.5AppointedPierre KimbondoAuxiliary Bishop of Kisantu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Kisantu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
42.5AppointedPierre KimbondoTitular Bishop of SebelaBishop Emeritus of Kisantu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
31.2Ordained PriestFrançois Xavier Nguyên Quang SáchPriestBishop Emeritus of Ðà Nang, Viet Nam
10 Aug33.1Ordained PriestPhilip Ekka, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusBishop Emeritus of Raipur, India
BornSelvister PonnumuthanViraly-UtchakkadaBishop of Punalur, India
11 Aug68.1AppointedEnrique Delgado y GómezArchbishop of Pamplona (-Tudela), SpainArchbishop Emeritus
44.4AppointedMario Di LietoAuxiliary Bishop of Ascoli Satriano e Cerignola, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Cerignola-Ascoli Satriano, Italy
44.4AppointedMario Di LietoTitular Bishop of HirinaBishop Emeritus of Cerignola-Ascoli Satriano, Italy
12 Aug BornValter Dario MaggiBrignano Gera d’Adda, ItalyBishop of Ibarra, Ecuador
67.3DiedJoseph-Paul Futy, M.S. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Antsirabé, Madagascar
23.6Ordained PriestTarciscio Giovanni Nazzaro, O.S.B.Priest of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot Emeritus of Montevergine, Italy
44.8Ordained BishopAdolfo Servando TortoloTitular Bishop of CaeciriArchbishop Emeritus of Paraná, Argentina
13 Aug69.8DiedJosé Selva e Amaral, S.D.B. †Prelate of Registro do Araguaia, Brazil
14 Aug70.0DiedJoseph Godehard MachensBishop of Hildesheim, Germany
15 Aug40.2Ordained BishopAdalberto Almeida y MerinoBishop of Tulancingo, Hidalgo, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of Chihuahua, México
46.6Ordained BishopRamón J. LizardiTitular Bishop of AssavaAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
29.0Ordained PriestHans Ludvig Martensen, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusBishop Emeritus of København {Copenhagen}, Denmark
19.1ProfessedAndré Richard, C.S.C.Member of Congregation of Holy CrossArchbishop Emeritus of Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
18 Aug BornGodfrey Igwebuike OnahImilike AniBishop of Nsukka, Nigeria
BornJosé Rojas Rojas, Jr.Cebu CityBishop of Libmanan, Philippines
43.3AppointedRafael Valladares y ArgumedoAuxiliary Bishop of San Salvador, El Salvador
43.3AppointedRafael Valladares y ArgumedoTitular Bishop of CurubisAuxiliary Bishop of San Salvador, El Salvador
BornRainer Maria WoelkiKöln-MühlheimCardinal, Archbishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
19 Aug57.5DiedBernard William GriffinCardinal, Archbishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
20 Aug43.5AppointedHenry Byrne, S.S.C.M.E. †Prelate of Iba, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of Iba, Philippines
43.5AppointedHenry Byrne, S.S.C.M.E. †Titular Bishop of LamiaBishop Emeritus of Iba, Philippines
43.8AppointedOdilo Etspueler, S.V.D. †Prelate of Bangued, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of Bangued, Philippines
43.8AppointedOdilo Etspueler, S.V.D. †Titular Bishop of FataBishop Emeritus of Bangued, Philippines
44.0AppointedJuan C. SisonCoadjutor Archbishop of Nueva Segovia, PhilippinesArchbishop
44.0AppointedJuan C. SisonTitular Archbishop of NicopsisArchbishop of Nueva Segovia, Philippines
21 Aug83.4AppointedGiovanni IaconoTitular Archbishop of MocissusBishop Emeritus of Caltanissetta, Italy
83.4RetiredGiovanni IaconoBishop of Caltanissetta, ItalyBishop Emeritus
65.3DiedWilhelm WeskammBishop of Berlin, Germany
22 Aug52.1InstalledJohn Joseph CarberryCoadjutor Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
54.2Ordained BishopJesús Serrano Pastor, C.M.F. †Titular Bishop of HypselisVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Darién, Panama
24 Aug47.8Ordained BishopCarlos María CafferataTitular Bishop of Chersonesus in EuropaBishop of San Luis, Argentina
48.7AppointedJohn Patrick CodyCoadjutor Bishop of Kansas City-Saint Joseph, Missouri, USACardinal, Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
48.4AppointedCharles Herman HelmsingBishop of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USABishop Emeritus of Kansas City-Saint Joseph, Missouri, USA
54.3Ordained BishopRoger André Marcel JohanBishop of Agen, FranceBishop Emeritus
72.8AppointedCharles Hubert Le BlondTitular Bishop of OrcistusBishop Emeritus of Saint Joseph, Missouri, USA
72.8ResignedCharles Hubert Le BlondBishop of Saint Joseph, Missouri, USABishop Emeritus
52.0AppointedJoseph Mary Marling, C.Pp.S. †Bishop of Jefferson City, Missouri, USABishop Emeritus
75.0AppointedEdwin Vincent O’HaraArchbishop (Personal Title) of Kansas City-Saint Joseph, Missouri, USABishop
45.2Ordained BishopFrancisco Juan VénneraTitular Bishop of AbitinaeBishop Emeritus of San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Argentina
25 Aug BornAugustine Obiora AkubezeKadunaArchbishop of Benin City, Nigeria
BornRobert BrahmOberweselAuxiliary Bishop of Trier, Germany
26 Aug BornPeter Joseph HundtHanoverBishop of Corner Brook and Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada
24.4Ordained PriestArthur LuystermanPriest of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, BelgiumBishop Emeritus
29.1Ordained PriestAlbert Joseph TsiahoanaPriest of Diégo-Suarez, MadagascarArchbishop Emeritus of Antsiranana, Madagascar
28 Aug43.3Ordained BishopPhilip Matthew HannanTitular Bishop of HieropolisArchbishop Emeritus of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
BornFidelis Rakotonarivo, S.J.AmbohimahazoBishop of Ambositra, Madagascar
29 Aug48.1InstalledJames Joseph ByrneBishop of Boise City, Idaho, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Dubuque, Iowa, USA
BornRomán Casanova CasanovaDeltebreBishop of Vic, Spain
30 Aug16.3ProfessedWilhelm Emil Egger, O.F.M. Cap. †Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Bolzano-Bressanone {Bozen-Brixen}, Italy
89.3DiedPaul-Marie-Joseph Julliotte, SS.CC. †Prefect Emeritus of Hainan [Hainan], China
31 Aug85.9DiedJames J. RocheBishop of Cloyne, Ireland
BornJulius Sullan TonelDavao CityBishop of Ipil, Philippines
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