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The Year of Our Lord 1958

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownResignedSebastião Acosta Hurtado, O.P. †Prefect of Canelos, EcuadorPrefect Emeritus
75.0RetiredJean-Marie Aubin, S.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Southern Solomon Islands, Solomon IslandsVicar Apostolic Emeritus
74.4ResignedFernando CentoApostolic Nuncio to PortugalCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
27.7IncardinatedGiuseppe De AndreaPriest of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USAApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Kuwait
AppointedJoseph Alphonse Dutil, M.S. †Superior General of Missionaries of Our Lady of La SaletteSuperior General Emeritus
DiedIgnazio García Martin, S.J. †Prefect of San Francisco Javier, Peru
AppointedCornelius Heiligers, S.M.M. †Superior General of Missionaries of the Company of MarySuperior General Emeritus
AppointedHenri Mondé, S.M.A. †Superior General of Society of African MissionsSuperior General Emeritus
28.0Ordained PriestEmile NjeruPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Eldoret, Kenya
54.9AppointedPaolo PappalardoOfficial of the Secretariat of StateOfficial Emeritus
81.7AppointedRicardo Pittini Piussi, S.D.B. †Bishop of Dominican Republic, MilitaryArchbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
69.0AppointedMaurus (Josef) Riha, O.S.B. †Abbot of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot Emeritus
60.1ResignedAntonio TaffiApostolic Nuncio to NicaraguaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
60.1ResignedAntonio TaffiApostolic Nuncio to HondurasApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Nicaragua
44.0ResignedGilberto TapiaBishop-Elect of Guaranda, EcuadorFormer Bishop-Elect
BornJoachim Kouraleyo TaroungaDoniaBishop of Moundou, Chad
AppointedChristopher Ulyatt, O.F.M. †Prefect of Volksrust, South Africa
DiedPatrizio Usher, S.S.C.M.E. †Prefect of Bhamo, Myanmar
46.6AppointedPasquale VeneziaAuxiliary Bishop of Benevento, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Avellino, Italy
48.9AppointedJozef (Joseph Paulinus Amandus) Van Kerckhoven, M.S.C. †Superior General of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusSuperior General Emeritus
44.9AppointedMatija ZvekanovicApostolic Administrator of Jugoslavenska Backa, SerbiaBishop Emeritus of Subotica, Serbia
Jan62.0ResignedJean Ghislain Delcuve, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic of Ubanghi Belga {Belgian Ubanghi}, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
1 Jan47.3InstalledFranz HengsbachBishop of Essen, GermanyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
2 Jan55.4Ordained BishopHoward Joseph CarrollBishop of Altoona-Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA
BornAkio Johnson MutekLodwara TalaBishop of Torit, South Sudan
3 Jan41.1AppointedJean-Louis Jobidon, M. Afr. †Prefect of Northern Nyassa, MalawiBishop Emeritus of Mzuzu, Malawi
82.2DiedKaziemiras PaltarokasBishop of Panevėžys, Lithuania
BornJorge Carlos Patrón WongMéridaOfficial of the Congregation for the Clergy
5 Jan83.8DiedJoão Evangelista de Lima VidalBishop of Aveiro, Portugal
BornJohn Francis SherringtonLeicesterAuxiliary Bishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
6 Jan35.1Ordained PriestIgnatius HarsonoPriestBishop Emeritus of Bogor, Indonesia
28.3Ordained PriestGeorge Edward RuegerPriest of Worcester, Massachusetts, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
7 Jan54.8DiedTeodor BenschAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
BornSimon FaddoulDik El MehdiApostolic Exarch of Western and Central Africa (Maronite)
44.4InstalledFrederick William FrekingBishop of Salina, Kansas, USABishop Emeritus of La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA
BornClaudio GiuliodoriOsimoBishop Emeritus of Macerata-Tolentino-Recanati-Cingoli-Treia, Italy
46.7AppointedAlfonso Hoefer (Höfer) Hombach, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Limón, Costa RicaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
46.7AppointedAlfonso Hoefer (Höfer) Hombach, C.M. †Titular Bishop of Thebae PhthiotidesVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Limón, Costa Rica
10 Jan50.4AppointedEmilio Tagle CovarrubiasAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de ChileBishop Emeritus of Valparaíso, Chile
50.4AppointedEmilio Tagle CovarrubiasTitular Bishop of ArethusaBishop Emeritus of Valparaíso, Chile
11 Jan72.3DiedFrancesco PotenzaBishop of Castellaneta, Italy
12 Jan44.1InstalledJuan José IriarteBishop of Reconquista, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus of Resistencia, Argentina
13 Jan37.1AppointedAdolfo Hernández HurtadoBishop of Tapachula, Chiapas, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Zamora, Michoacán, México
42.6AppointedFernando Romo GutiérrezBishop of Torreón, Coahuila, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
15 Jan50.8DiedEgidio NegrinBishop of Treviso, Italy
16 Jan49.5Ordained BishopLéon-Arthur-Auguste ElchingerTitular Bishop of AntandrusBishop Emeritus of Strasbourg, France
50.5AppointedWilliam Richard Field, S.M.A. †Bishop of Ondo, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
44.8AppointedJoão de Souza Lima, O. Cist. †Archbishop of Manaus, Amazonas, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
37.9AppointedRené Toussaint, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Ipamu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Idiofa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
37.9AppointedRené Toussaint, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of CalamaBishop Emeritus of Idiofa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
17 Jan BornGabriel Mbilingi, C.S.Sp.BânduaArchbishop of Lubango, Angola
20 Jan69.2AppointedFermín Emilio LafitteCoadjutor Archbishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaArchbishop
69.2AppointedFermín Emilio LafitteTitular Archbishop of Antiochia in PisidiaArchbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
21 Jan52.1AppointedVictor Joseph ReedBishop of Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
23 Jan37.8AppointedJosé de Aquino PereiraBishop of Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
46.7AppointedAntônio Barbosa, S.D.B. †Bishop of Campo Grande, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
52.5DiedMichael Mongkhol On PrakhongchitVicar Apostolic of Thare, Thailand
24 Jan44.8ResignedJoost (Joseph) Van den Biesen, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Abercorn, ZambiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
44.8ResignedJoost (Joseph) Van den Biesen, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of TulliaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Abercorn, Zambia
25 Jan BornAnibal Saldaña Santamaría, O.A.R.Puerto ArmuellesPrelate of Bocas del Toro, Panama
BornKindane YebioShinnaraBishop of Keren (Ethiopian), Eritrea
26 Jan46.5Ordained BishopJules-Joseph Puset, S.M.M. †Bishop of Tamatave, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
29 Jan45.0Ordained BishopLeonard Philip CowleyTitular Bishop of PertusaAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
16.5ProfessedHéctor Julio López Hurtado, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Girardot, Colombia
55.5Ordained BishopAlphonse James SchladweilerBishop of New Ulm, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus
30 Jan48.8AppointedDomenico EnriciApostolic Nuncio to HaitiOfficial Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
55.5InstalledAlphonse James SchladweilerBishop of New Ulm, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus
31 Jan BornCiro MinieroNapoliBishop of Vallo della Lucania, Italy
45.2AppointedTiago Miguel (James Michael) Ryan, O.F.M. †Prelate of Santarém, Para, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Santarém, Para, Brazil
45.2AppointedTiago Miguel (James Michael) Ryan, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of MargumBishop Emeritus of Santarém, Para, Brazil
Feb68.8ResignedGhebre Jesus JacobApostolic Exarch of Asmara (Ethiopian), EritreaApostolic Exarch Emeritus
2 Feb53.3Ordained BishopAngelo Barbisotti, F.S.C.J. †Titular Bishop of CaunusVicar Apostolic of Esmeraldas, Ecuador
24.6Ordained PriestJohn BulaitisPriest of Kaišiadorys, LithuaniaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Albania
69.8DiedMarco II KhouzamPatriarch of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt
BornRobert Anthony LlanosPort of SpainAuxiliary Bishop of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
61.9DiedRoberto Moreira MartínezBishop of Linares, Chile
32.1Ordained PriestLucas Olu Chukwuka NwaezeapuPriestBishop Emeritus of Warri, Nigeria
3 Feb25.1Ordained PriestOswald Thomas Colman GomisPriest of Colombo in Ceylon, Sri LankaArchbishop Emeritus of Colombo, Sri Lanka
24.4Ordained PriestPatrick Augustine Kalilombe, M. Afr. †Priest of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)Bishop Emeritus of Lilongwe, Malawi
50.7Ordained BishopÉmile André Jean-Marie MauryTitular Bishop of ElisArchbishop Emeritus of Reims, France
53.8AppointedAsrate Mariam YemmeruApostolic Exarch of Asmara (Ethiopian), EritreaArchbishop Emeritus of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian), Ethiopia
53.8AppointedAsrate Mariam YemmeruTitular Bishop of UrimaArchbishop Emeritus of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian), Ethiopia
4 Feb80.3DiedStanislaw RospondAuxiliary Bishop of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
6 Feb81.2DiedJean-Félix de Hemptinne, O.S.B. †Vicar Apostolic of Katanga, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
7 Feb67.3AppointedAlfonso CastaldoCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
52.0AppointedPio Agostino Crivellari, O.F.M. †Bishop of Trivento, Italy
BornRaphy ManjalyVendereBishop of Allahabad, India
8 Feb BornPeter Leslie SmithPietermaritzburg, South AfricaAuxiliary Bishop of Portland in Oregon, USA
9 Feb76.4DiedBasile Ephrem Hikary (Hykary)Titular Bishop of Amastris
11 Feb28.5Ordained PriestJosef HomeyerPriest of Münster, GermanyBishop Emeritus of Hildesheim, Germany
54.7Ordained BishopJan JaroszewiczTitular Bishop of LetopolisBishop of Kielce, Poland
25.6Ordained PriestFriedrich OstermannPriest of Münster, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
42.4AppointedBernardino Piñera CarvalloAuxiliary Bishop of Talca, ChileArchbishop Emeritus of La Serena, Chile
42.4AppointedBernardino Piñera CarvalloTitular Bishop of Prusias ad HypiumArchbishop Emeritus of La Serena, Chile
55.1Ordained BishopSzczepan (Stefano) SobalkowskiTitular Bishop of MedeliAuxiliary Bishop of Kielce, Poland
12 Feb BornNazzareno MarconiCittà di CastelloBishop of Macerata-Tolentino-Recanati-Cingoli-Treia, Italy
55.1DiedSzczepan (Stefano) SobalkowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Kielce, Poland
14 Feb37.3AppointedWalmor Battú WichrowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Santos, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
37.3AppointedWalmor Battú WichrowskiTitular Bishop of SanavusBishop Emeritus of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
60.3AppointedAlejandro SchellCoadjutor Bishop of Lomas de Zamora, ArgentinaBishop
60.3AppointedAlejandro SchellTitular Bishop of BirthaBishop of Lomas de Zamora, Argentina
15 Feb55.6AppointedAngel Riesco CarbajoAuxiliary Bishop of Pamplona (-Tudela), SpainAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
55.6AppointedAngel Riesco CarbajoTitular Bishop of LimisaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Pamplona (-Tudela), Spain
16 Feb31.9Ordained PriestNicodemus Atle Basili HhandoPriest of Mbulu, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
17 Feb46.0AppointedHyakinthos GadApostolic Exarch of Greece (Greek)Apostolic Exarch Emeritus
46.0AppointedHyakinthos GadTitular Bishop of GratianopolisApostolic Exarch Emeritus of Greece (Greek)
18 Feb25.5Ordained PriestPier Luigi MazzoniPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Gaeta, Italy
23 FebBornMateus Feliciano Augusto TomásChinguarBishop of Namibe, Angola
24 Feb BornGabriele Giordano CacciaMilano, ItalyApostolic Nuncio to Lebanon
56.0Ordained BishopVincent-Marie FavéTitular Bishop of AndedaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), France
47.1AppointedCyprien-Louis-Pierre-Clément TourelBishop of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières), FranceBishop Emeritus
25 Feb39.8AppointedRafael González MoralejoAuxiliary Bishop of Valencia, SpainBishop Emeritus of Huelva, Spain
39.8AppointedRafael González MoralejoTitular Bishop of DardanusBishop Emeritus of Huelva, Spain
68.1DiedJoão de Deus Ramalho, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Macau, China
27 Feb43.2Ordained BishopReginald John DelargeyTitular Bishop of HirinaCardinal, Archbishop of Wellington, New Zealand
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