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The Year of Our Lord 1957

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Nov47.2Ordained BishopJames CunninghamTitular Bishop of IosBishop Emeritus of Hexham and Newcastle, England, Great Britain
74.8DiedHanna HebbéAuxiliary Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
3 Nov20.0ProfessedBenedetto Maria Salvatore Chianetta, O.S.B.Member of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot Emeritus of Santissima Trinità di Cava de’ Tirreni, Italy
4 Nov60.4AppointedJohn Michael FearnsAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
60.4AppointedJohn Michael FearnsTitular Bishop of GerasAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
5 Nov79.9DiedCesaire Stern, O.F.M. †Prefect Emeritus of Weihai [Weihaiwei], China
7 Nov76.8DiedGeorges CalavassyApostolic Exarch of Greece (Greek)
74.9DiedLeo Peter Kierkels, C.P. †Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to India
8 Nov BornJoseph Danlami BagobiriFadan KagomaBishop of Kafanchan, Nigeria
73.0AppointedOscar Sevrin, S.J. †Titular Bishop of MossynaBishop Emeritus of Raigarh-Ambikapur, India
73.0ResignedOscar Sevrin, S.J. †Bishop of Raigarh-Ambikapur, IndiaBishop Emeritus
9 Nov52.5AppointedRaimundo de Castro e SilvaAuxiliary Bishop of Fortaleza, Ceara, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Oeiras, Brazil
52.5AppointedRaimundo de Castro e SilvaTitular Bishop of UzalisBishop Emeritus of Oeiras, Brazil
52.5ResignedRaimundo de Castro e SilvaBishop of Oeiras, BrazilBishop Emeritus
BornViliam JudákHarvelkaBishop of Nitra, Slovakia
BornJuan Nsue Edjang MayéMikomeseng-Kie NtemBishop of Ebebiyin, Equatorial Guinea
49.3AppointedJosé Terceiro de SousaBishop of Penedo, Alagoas, BrazilBishop Emeritus
10 Nov43.4Ordained BishopJosé Eugênio CorrêaBishop of Caratinga, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
46.0Ordained BishopDavid de Sousa, O.F.M. †Bishop of Funchal, PortugalArchbishop Emeritus of Évora, Portugal
11 Nov51.5AppointedBéla Norbert Legányi, O.S.B. †Abbot of Pannonhalma, HungaryAbbot Emeritus
44.9DiedAnthony Humilis Yang Kuang C’hi (Guang-qi), O.F.M. †Bishop-Elect of Yuci [Yütze], China
12 Nov19.7ProfessedPierre René Ferdinand Raffin, O.P.Member of Order of Friars PreachersBishop Emeritus of Metz, France
14 Nov53.0AppointedAngelo Barbisotti, F.S.C.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Esmeraldas, Ecuador
53.0AppointedAngelo Barbisotti, F.S.C.J. †Titular Bishop of CaunusVicar Apostolic of Esmeraldas, Ecuador
BornAntônio Emidio Vilar, S.D.B.GuardinhaBishop of São Luíz de Cáceres, Mato Grosso, Brazil
51.6AppointedFrancisco Gómez Marijuán, C.M.F. †Vicar Apostolic of Fernando Poo, Equatorial GuineaBishop Emeritus of Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
51.6AppointedFrancisco Gómez Marijuán, C.M.F. †Titular Bishop of SinnaBishop Emeritus of Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
61.8ResignedJacques Pessers, S.V.D. †Vicar Apostolic of Atambua, IndonesiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
46.3AppointedJules-Joseph Puset, S.M.M. †Bishop of Tamatave, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
BornSebastian Francis Shaw, O.F.M.Padri-Jo-GothArchbishop of Lahore, Pakistan
37.2AppointedVincentas Sladkevicius, M.I.C. †Auxiliary Bishop of Kaišiadorys, LithuaniaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Kaunas, Lithuania
37.2AppointedVincentas Sladkevicius, M.I.C. †Titular Bishop of AboraCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Kaunas, Lithuania
48.2AppointedTheodorus van den Tillaart, S.V.D. †Vicar Apostolic of Atambua, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus of Atambua, Indonesia
48.2AppointedTheodorus van den Tillaart, S.V.D. †Titular Bishop of MuliaBishop Emeritus of Atambua, Indonesia
18 Nov47.2AppointedFranz HengsbachBishop of Essen, GermanyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
20 Nov66.8DiedJohn George BennettBishop of Lafayette in Indiana, USA
53.3SucceededJohn Joseph CarberryBishop of Lafayette in Indiana, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
47.3AppointedJosé Vicente TávoraBishop of Aracajú, BrazilArchbishop of Aracajú, Sergipe, Brazil
21 Nov45.7AppointedMario Di LietoBishop of Ascoli Satriano e Cerignola, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Cerignola-Ascoli Satriano, Italy
54.5AppointedFederico Kaiser Depel, M.S.C. †Prelate of Caravelí, PeruPrelate Emeritus
22 Nov BornCecilio Raúl Berzosa MartínezAranda de DueroBishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain
BornFranco LovignanaAostaBishop of Aosta, Italy
71.6AppointedJan Cornelius van Sambeek, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of TraculaBishop Emeritus of Kigoma, Tanzania
71.6ResignedJan Cornelius van Sambeek, M. Afr. †Bishop of Kigoma, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
23 Nov72.9AppointedRoberto Bernardino Berríos Gaínza, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of AnastasiopolisBishop Emeritus of San Felipe, Chile
72.9ResignedRoberto Bernardino Berríos Gaínza, O.F.M. †Bishop of San Felipe, ChileBishop Emeritus
BornFrancis KalistRitapuramBishop of Meerut, India
56.3AppointedRamón Munita EyzaguirreBishop of San Felipe, ChileBishop Emeritus of Puerto Montt, Chile
24 Nov27.8Ordained PriestAlejandro Antonio Buccolini, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Río Gallegos, Argentina
BornSantiago Gómez SierraMadridejosAuxiliary Bishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
42.8Ordained BishopDomingo Roa PérezBishop of Calabozo, VenezuelaArchbishop Emeritus of Maracaibo, Venezuela
25 Nov43.0AppointedReginald John DelargeyAuxiliary Bishop of Auckland, New ZealandCardinal, Archbishop of Wellington, New Zealand
43.0AppointedReginald John DelargeyTitular Bishop of HirinaCardinal, Archbishop of Wellington, New Zealand
50.2AppointedAntoine Pierre KhoraicheBishop of Saïda (Sidone) (Maronite), LebanonCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
26 Nov BornKevin Carl RhoadesMahanoy CityBishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USA
27 Nov78.1DiedIvan LatyševskyjAuxiliary Bishop of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanisławów] (Ukrainian), UkraineAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
72.2DiedFranciszek SonikAuxiliary Bishop of Kielce, Poland
28 Nov44.8AppointedLeonard Philip CowleyAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul, Minnesota, USAAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
44.8AppointedLeonard Philip CowleyTitular Bishop of PertusaAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
74.6AppointedJoaquín Garcia Benitez, C.I.M. †Titular Archbishop of SelymbriaArchbishop Emeritus of Medellín, Colombia
74.6RetiredJoaquín Garcia Benitez, C.I.M. †Archbishop of Medellín, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
54.4AppointedLadislau Paz, S.D.B. †Bishop of Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
45.7AppointedEnrique PrincipeAuxiliary Bishop of Santa Fe, Argentina
45.7AppointedEnrique PrincipeTitular Bishop of Abila LysaniaeAuxiliary Bishop of Santa Fe, Argentina
55.4AppointedAlphonse James SchladweilerBishop of New Ulm, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus
29 Nov BornPasquale CascioCastelcivitaArchbishop of Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi-Conza-Nusco-Bisaccia, Italy
30 Nov57.0Ordained BishopFilippo AglialoroTitular Bishop of Germa in GalatiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Palermo, Italy
44.3Ordained BishopFrederick William FrekingBishop of Salina, Kansas, USABishop Emeritus of La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA
39.2AppointedGeraldo María de Morais PenidoCoadjutor Bishop of Juiz de Fora, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Aparecida, Sao Paulo, Brazil
45.1Ordained BishopJean-Baptiste MustyTitular Bishop of BotrianaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Namur {Namen}, Belgium
73.2DiedAdeodato Giovanni Piazza, O.C.D. †Cardinal, Secretary of the Sacred Consistorial Congregation
39.8AppointedJosé Joaquim RibeiroAuxiliary Bishop of Évora, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Díli, Timor-Leste
39.8AppointedJosé Joaquim RibeiroTitular Bishop of AegeaeBishop Emeritus of Díli, Timor-Leste
1 Dec29.1Ordained PriestFrancisco Barroso FilhoPriestBishop Emeritus of Oliveira, Minas Gerais, Brazil
26.2Ordained PriestLúcio Ignácio BaumgaertnerPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Cascavel, Parana, Brazil
26.4Ordained PriestLuiz ColussiPriestBishop of Caçador, Santa Catarina, Brazil
2 Dec BornRimantas NorvilaBaptaiBishop of Vilkaviškis, Lithuania
4 Dec85.9DiedJosé Alves Correia da SilvaBishop of Leiria, Portugal
5 Dec55.3AppointedHoward Joseph CarrollBishop of Altoona-Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA
BornAntônio Carlos FélixCaldasBishop of Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
50.5AppointedClarence George IssenmannBishop of Columbus, Ohio, USABishop Emeritus of Cleveland, Ohio, USA
45.0AppointedManuel Nunes GabrielBishop of Malanje, AngolaArchbishop Emeritus of Luanda, Angola
52.0AppointedVictor Joseph ReedAuxiliary Bishop of Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma, USABishop
52.0AppointedVictor Joseph ReedTitular Bishop of LimisaBishop of Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
6 Dec BornJosé Luis Azuaje AyalaValeraBishop of Barinas, Venezuela
7 Dec78.2DiedGiovanni SismondoBishop Emeritus of Pontremoli, Italy
29.6Ordained PriestBalashoury ThanugundlaPriestBishop of Guntur, India
8 Dec23.6Ordained PriestIwannis Louis AwadPriestApostolic Exarch Emeritus of Venezuela (Syrian)
32.3Ordained PriestMatthew Baroi, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Krishnagar, India
22.7Ordained PriestAntonio BelloPriestBishop of Molfetta-Ruvo-Giovinazzo-Terlizzi, Italy
53.7AppointedTulio Botero Salazar, C.M. †Archbishop of Medellín, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
28.0Ordained PriestAndrew Zolile T. BrookPriestBishop Emeritus of Umtata, South Africa
59.0AppointedBuenaventura Jáuregui PrietoBishop of Zipaquirá, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
26.8Ordained PriestPaulo Lopes de FariaPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
82.1ResignedKaziemiras PaltarokasApostolic Administrator of Vilnius, LithuaniaBishop of Panevėžys, Lithuania
28.7Ordained PriestAntônio Possamai, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Ji-Paraná, Rondonia, Brazil
33.3Ordained PriestOnofre Cândido Rosa, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Jardim, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
41.6Ordained BishopWilson Laus SchmidtTitular Bishop of RhaedestusBishop Emeritus of Chapecó, Santa Catarina, Brazil
46.1AppointedJulijonas SteponaviciusApostolic Administrator of Vilnius, LithuaniaArchbishop
41.6Ordained BishopJohannes VonderachTitular Bishop of AradiBishop Emeritus of Chur, Switzerland
9 Dec BornVirgil BerceaHubic-MuresBishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino} (Romanian), Romania
BornJacob Venance KodaKilomeniBishop Emeritus of Same, Tanzania
BornThomas Maria RenzMünchenAuxiliary Bishop of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, Germany
10 Dec BornMarco Antonio Cortez LaraChiclayo, PeruBishop of Tacna y Moquegua, Peru
60.5Ordained BishopJohn Michael FearnsTitular Bishop of GerasAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
54.5AppointedJan JaroszewiczAuxiliary Bishop of Kielce, PolandBishop
54.5AppointedJan JaroszewiczTitular Bishop of LetopolisBishop of Kielce, Poland
43.9AppointedGilberto TapiaBishop of Guaranda, EcuadorFormer Bishop-Elect
12 Dec55.8AppointedVincent-Marie FavéAuxiliary Bishop of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
55.8AppointedVincent-Marie FavéTitular Bishop of AndedaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), France
52.6AppointedLuigi PunzoloApostolic Nuncio to PanamaApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Velletri, Italy
13 Dec BornFilippo Iannone, O. Carm.NaplesVicegerent of Roma {Rome}, Italy
15 Dec25.7Ordained PriestEdward Michael EganPriest of Chicago, Illinois, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
25.0Ordained PriestAlfred Clifton HughesPriest of Boston, Massachusetts, USAArchbishop Emeritus of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
29.6Ordained PriestSerapio Bwemi MagamboPriest of Fort Portal, UgandaBishop Emeritus
25.2Ordained PriestAnthony Michael MilonePriest of Omaha, Nebraska, USABishop Emeritus of Great Falls-Billings, Montana, USA
75.4AppointedMarcello MimmiCardinal, Secretary of the Sacred Consistorial Congregation
25.4Ordained PriestJames Michael MoynihanPriest of Rochester, New York, USABishop Emeritus of Syracuse, New York, USA
24.0Ordained PriestOrlando Romero CabreraPriestBishop Emeritus of Canelones, Uruguay
25.4Ordained PriestJames Francis StaffordPriest of Baltimore, Maryland, USACardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
17 Dec45.9AppointedAlfonso Zaplana BellizzaBishop of Tacna, Peru
18 Dec26.2Ordained PriestGeraldo Dantas de Andrade, S.C.I.Priest of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of São Luís do Maranhão, Maranho, Brazil
49.6AppointedCharles-Marie-Paul VignancourBishop of Valence (-Die-Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux), FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Bourges, France
20 Dec BornChristopher Michael Cardone, O.P.Brooklyn, NY, USABishop of Auki, Solomon Islands
50.6AppointedÉmile André Jean-Marie MauryCoadjutor Bishop of Tarbes et Lourdes, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Reims, France
50.6AppointedÉmile André Jean-Marie MauryTitular Bishop of ElisArchbishop Emeritus of Reims, France
29.4Ordained PriestAlbert Tshomba YunguPriest of Tshumbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
21 Dec28.8Ordained PriestNestor AssogbaPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Cotonou, Benin
25.5Ordained PriestJoseph Cheng Tsai-faPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Taipei, Taiwan
46.4AppointedFrancisco Ferreira ArreolaAuxiliary Bishop of Durango, MéxicoBishop of Texcoco, México, México
46.4AppointedFrancisco Ferreira ArreolaTitular Bishop of ArycandaBishop of Texcoco, México, México
30.3Ordained PriestLolesio (Laurent) FuaheaPriest of Wallis et Futuna, Wallis and Futuna, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop Emeritus of Wallis et Futuna, Wallis and Futuna, Pacific (Oceania)
30.0Ordained PriestJoseph Abangite GasiPriest of Mupoi, SudanBishop Emeritus of Tombura-Yambio, South Sudan
27.8Ordained PriestStephen Fumio HamaoPriestCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
30.8Ordained PriestPaul Lokiru KalandaPriestBishop Emeritus of Fort Portal, Uganda
25.7Ordained PriestIzidoro Kosinski, C.M.Priest of Congregation of the MissionBishop Emeritus of Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
31.5Ordained PriestLucien Monsi-AgbokaPriest of Cotonou, BeninBishop Emeritus of Abomey, Benin
45.0Ordained BishopManuel Nunes GabrielBishop of Malanje, AngolaArchbishop Emeritus of Luanda, Angola
22.7Ordained PriestGerardo PierroPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno, Italy
40.9Ordained PriestLuis Vallejos SantoniPriest of Callao, PeruArchbishop of Cuzco, Peru
31.0Ordained PriestEmmanuel WamalaPriest of Masaka, UgandaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Kampala, Uganda
25.1Ordained PriestWolfgang WeiderPriest of Berlin, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Berlin, Germany
23.2Ordained PriestDamian ZimońPriest of Katowice, PolandArchbishop Emeritus of Katowice, Poland
22 Dec BornJavier Augusto Del Río AlbaLimaArchbishop of Arequipa, Peru
25.0Ordained PriestAlfredo José Rodríguez FigueroaPriest of Valencia en VenezuelaArchbishop of Cumaná, Venezuela
23 Dec77.6DiedMichel-Joseph Bourguignon d’Herbigny, S.J. †Official Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
24 Dec BornJérôme Daniel BeauParisAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, France
58.4AppointedCamille-Antoine Chilouet, C.M. †Bishop of Farafangana, Madagascar
40.0AppointedPaul-Pierre-Yves Dalmais, S.J. †Bishop of Fort-Lamy, ChadArchbishop Emeritus of N’Djaména, Chad
45.6AppointedMIchael Joseph Moloney, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Bathurst in GambiaBishop Emeritus of Banjul, Gambia
44.4AppointedLaurentius Satoshi NagaeBishop of Urawa, JapanBishop Emeritus
59.9AppointedStanislaus TiggaBishop of Raigarh-Ambikapur, India
51.3AppointedCamille Jean-Baptiste Vandekerckhove, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Bikoro, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop of Bikoro, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
51.3AppointedCamille Jean-Baptiste Vandekerckhove, C.M. †Titular Bishop of SufetulaBishop of Bikoro, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
25 Dec63.8DiedFrancisco Javier Santos Santiago, I.E.M.E. †Vicar Apostolic of San Jorge, Colombia
37.3Ordained BishopVincentas Sladkevicius, M.I.C. †Titular Bishop of AboraCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Kaunas, Lithuania
26 Dec44.7SucceededJohn Patrick KavanaghBishop of Dunedin, New Zealand
89.2DiedJames WhyteBishop of Dunedin, New Zealand
27 Dec47.8Ordained BishopEvelio Domínguez RecinosTitular Bishop of AchollaAuxiliary Bishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
44.0Ordained BishopJuan José IriarteBishop of Reconquista, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus of Resistencia, Argentina
68.3DiedEugene Joseph McGuinnessBishop of Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
BornMontfort Stima (Sitima)NenoBishop of Mangochi, Malawi
28 Dec28.7Ordained PriestPaul Mambe MukangaPriestBishop of Kindu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
51.8AppointedEgano Righi-LambertiniApostolic Delegate to KoreaCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
29 Dec60.2Ordained BishopAndrzej WronkaTitular Bishop of VatarbaAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
31 Dec51.4SucceededJan Michiel Jozef Antoon HanssenBishop of Roermond, Netherlands
73.4AppointedJozef Hubert Willem LemmensTitular Archbishop of SamosataBishop Emeritus of Roermond, Netherlands
73.4RetiredJozef Hubert Willem LemmensBishop of Roermond, NetherlandsBishop Emeritus

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