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The Year of Our Lord 1959

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Jul38.5Ordained BishopMichael Kien SamophithakTitular Bishop of OctabaArchbishop Emeritus of Thare and Nonseng, Thailand
47.8AppointedAmbrogio MarchioniApostolic Nuncio to El SalvadorApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Switzerland
47.8AppointedAmbrogio MarchioniApostolic Nuncio to GuatemalaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Switzerland
43.0Ordained BishopJoseph Ngogi NkongoloTitular Bishop of LebedusBishop Emeritus of Mbujimayi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
46.5Ordained BishopPierre Marie Joseph VeuillotBishop of Angers, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
2 Jul41.5AppointedJoseph-Albert MalulaAuxiliary Bishop of Léopoldville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Cardinal, Archbishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
41.5AppointedJoseph-Albert MalulaTitular Bishop of AttanasusCardinal, Archbishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
41.6AppointedLeo Nanayakkara, O.S.B. †Bishop of Kandy, Sri LankaBishop of Badulla, Sri Lanka
3 Jul25.8Ordained PriestVictor de la Peña Pérez, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Requena, Peru
4 Jul BornDaniel Fernando Sturla Berhouet, S.D.B.MontevideoArchbishop of Montevideo, Uruguay
25.4Ordained PriestIgnatius Chung WangPriestAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of San Francisco, California, USA
5 Jul23.3Ordained PriestFelice CecePriestArchbishop Emeritus of Sorrento-Castellammare di Stabia, Italy
23.5Ordained PriestEdwin ReganPriest of Cardiff, Wales, Great BritainBishop Emeritus of Wrexham, Wales, Great Britain
31.2Ordained PriestAgustín Alejo (Aleido) Román RodríguezPriest of Matanzas, CubaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Miami, Florida, USA
7 Jul59.6AppointedArturo Duque VillegasArchbishop of Manizales, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
BornJustin KientegaTemnaoréBishop of Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso
38.8Ordained BishopPlaton Volodyslav KornyljakTitular Bishop of Castra MartisApostolic Exarch Emeritus of Deutschland und Skandinavien {Germany and Scandinavia} (Ukrainian)
8 Jul BornIsabelo Caiban AbarquezPanlaanBishop of Calbayog, Philippines
52.1AppointedÉmile André Jean-Marie MauryTitular Archbishop of Laodicea in PhrygiaArchbishop Emeritus of Reims, France
9 Jul26.5Ordained PriestMaximilian Aichern, O.S.B.Priest of Order of Saint BenedictBishop Emeritus of Linz, Austria
52.1AppointedÉmile André Jean-Marie MauryApostolic Delegate to SénégalArchbishop Emeritus of Reims, France
10 Jul45.1AppointedZenone Albino Testa, O.F.M. Cap. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Asmara, EthiopiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
45.1AppointedZenone Albino Testa, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of TinistaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Asmara, Ethiopia
11 Jul47.7AppointedHonorato Piazera, S.C.I. †Auxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil
47.7AppointedHonorato Piazera, S.C.I. †Titular Bishop of TermessusBishop Emeritus of Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil
78.8AppointedFrancisco de Assis PiresTitular Archbishop of Antiochia in PisidiaBishop Emeritus of Crato, Ceara, Brazil
78.8RetiredFrancisco de Assis PiresBishop of Crato, Ceara, BrazilBishop Emeritus
12 Jul24.4Ordained PriestNicolás Antonio Castellanos Franco, O.S.A.Priest of Order of St. AugustineBishop Emeritus of Palencia, Spain
24.4Ordained PriestAntonio CilibertiPriest of Rossano-Cariati, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Catanzaro-Squillace, Italy
26.6Ordained PriestFrancis Xavier Sudartanta Hadisumarta, O. Carm.Priest of Order of Our Lady of Mt. CarmelBishop Emeritus of Manokwari-Sorong, Indonesia
24.3Ordained PriestJosé Augusto Martins Fernandes PedreiraPriestBishop Emeritus of Viana do Castelo, Portugal
28.5Ordained PriestAndré Mayamba Mabuti KathongoPriest of Popokabaka, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
24.8Ordained PriestLuigi PaiaroPriest of Padova {Padua}, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Nyahururu, Kenya
27.3Ordained PriestMario Enrique Ríos Mont, C.M.Priest of Congregation of the MissionAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Guatemala
26.5Ordained PriestAngélico Sândalo BernardinoPriestBishop Emeritus of Blumenau, Santa Catarina, Brazil
27.3Ordained PriestHenry Anthony A. van Lieshout, C.M.M. †Priest of Congregation of Mariannhill MissionariesBishop Emeritus of Lae, Papua New Guinea
14 Jul36.9Ordained BishopTomás Roberto Patricio Manning, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of ArsamosataBishop Emeritus of Coroico, Bolivia
15 Jul45.9AppointedJoseph Anthony De Palma, S.C.I. †Superior General of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartBishop Emeritus of De Aar, South Africa
BornDamiano Giulio Guzzetti, M.C.C.I.Turate, ItalyBishop of Moroto, Uganda
41.1AppointedJan-Wawrzyniec KulikAuxiliary Bishop of Łódź, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
41.1AppointedJan-Wawrzyniec KulikTitular Bishop of RhandusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Łódź, Poland
16 Jul57.1AppointedJohn MacCarthy, S.M.A. †Archbishop of Kaduna, NigeriaArchbishop Emeritus
18 Jul47.5AppointedJohn James Howe, S.S.C.M.E. †Prefect of Bhamo, MyanmarBishop Emeritus of Myitkyina, Myanmar
BornIlson de Jesus MontanariSertãozinho, BrazilSecretary of the Congregation for Bishops
19 Jul23.9Ordained PriestJoaquín Carmelo Borobia IsasaPriest of Tudela, SpainAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Toledo, Spain
55.2Ordained BishopAngel Martínez Vivas, O.SS.T. †Bishop of Tsiroanomandidy, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
48.3Ordained BishopAngélico Melotto Mazzardo, O.F.M. †Bishop of Sololá, GuatemalaBishop Emeritus
21 Jul25.4Ordained PriestAusten Robin Crapp, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Aitape, Papua New Guinea
25.3Ordained PriestPatelisio Punou-Ki-Hihifo Finau, S.M. †Priest of Society of MaryBishop of Tonga, Pacific (Oceania)
22 Jul72.9AppointedFerdinando BaldelliPresident of the Roman Curia - Other
72.9AppointedFerdinando BaldelliTitular Bishop of AperlaePresident of the Roman Curia - Other
41.1AppointedPablo Correa LeónBishop of Cúcuta, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
48.2AppointedTadeusz EtterAuxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
48.2AppointedTadeusz EtterTitular Bishop of BonitzaAuxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
45.6AppointedAlfred PichlerBishop of Banjaluka, Bosnia and HerzegovinaBishop Emeritus of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
25 Jul60.5Ordained BishopJohann LenhardtTitular Bishop of CarystusAuxiliary Bishop of Bamberg, Germany
52.0AppointedLuís Gonzaga PelusoBishop of Cachoeiro do Itapemirim, Espirito Santo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
27.0Ordained PriestAlessandro PlottiPriest of Roma {Rome}, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Pisa, Italy
26 Jul30.9Ordained PriestElie Amsini KiswayaPriestBishop Emeritus of Sakania-Kipushi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
31.0Ordained PriestRonald Philippe Bär, O.S.B.Priest of Order of Saint BenedictBishop Emeritus of Rotterdam, Netherlands
BornAlphonse Liguori ChaupaUvolBishop Emeritus of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea
25.8Ordained PriestErwin Hecht, O.M.I.Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop Emeritus of Kimberley, South Africa
29 Jul80.7DiedAnselmo Mary Catalán, O.S.B. †Abbot Emeritus of New Norcia, Australia
31 Jul46.9Ordained BishopFranz Janssen, C.M. †Titular Bishop of CoelianaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Gimma, Ethiopia
83.4DiedMichael Joseph Keyes, S.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Savannah, Georgia, USA
1 Aug BornKarl BorschKrefeld-HülsAuxiliary Bishop of Aachen, Germany
49.1AppointedAlberto Frederico EtgesBishop of Santa Cruz do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
2 Aug57.7InstalledAdolf BolteBishop of Fulda, Germany
22.6ProfessedEdward Joseph Gilbert, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerArchbishop Emeritus of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
3 Aug50.8AppointedAníbal Muñoz DuqueArchbishop of Nueva Pamplona, ColombiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bogotá, Colombia
4 Aug BornGerardo Alimane AlminazaSan Jose, SipalayBishop of San Carlos, Philippines
79.5DiedIoan BalanBishop of Lugoj (Romanian), Romania
5 Aug BornReynaldo B. Getalado, M.S.P.Muntinlupa City, PhilippinesSuperior of Funafuti, Tuvalu, Pacific (Oceania)
6 Aug BornDarwin Rudy Andino Ramírez, C.R.S.TegucigalpaBishop of Santa Rosa de Copán, Honduras
8 Aug49.7AppointedJosé de Jesús Clemens Alba PalaciosBishop of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
45.8AppointedCharles Albert BuswellBishop of Pueblo, Colorado, USABishop Emeritus
42.2AppointedAugusto CarvalhoBishop of Caruaru, Pernambuco, BrazilBishop Emeritus
51.4AppointedBernard Joseph FlanaganBishop of Worcester, Massachusetts, USABishop Emeritus
62.8AppointedJohn Baptist FranzBishop of Peoria, Illinois, USABishop Emeritus
70.8DiedFermín Emilio LafitteArchbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
45.0AppointedGastone Mojaisky-PerrelliTitular Archbishop of AmidaArchbishop Emeritus of Nusco, Italy
45.0AppointedGastone Mojaisky-PerrelliApostolic Delegate to OtherArchbishop Emeritus of Nusco, Italy
48.5AppointedJolando NuzziAuxiliary Bishop of Sabina e Poggio Mirteto, ItalyBishop of Nocera Inferiore-Sarno, Italy
48.5AppointedJolando NuzziTitular Bishop of EmmaüsBishop of Nocera Inferiore-Sarno, Italy
9 Aug33.0Ordained PriestJames Chan Soon CheongPriestBishop Emeritus of Melaka-Johor, Malaysia
52.9Ordained BishopVivian Anthony DyerCoadjutor Archbishop of Calcutta, IndiaArchbishop
23.9Ordained PriestJesús Ramón Martínez de Ezquerecocha SusoPriestBishop Emeritus of Babahoyo, Ecuador
26.4Ordained PriestJosé Aurelio Rozo Gutiérrez, S.M.M.Priest of Missionaries of the Company of MaryPrefect Emeritus of Vichada, Colombia
26.7Ordained PriestFernando Sáenz LacallePriest of Opus DeiArchbishop Emeritus of San Salvador, El Salvador
26.3Ordained PriestTharcisse Tshibangu TshishikuPriestBishop Emeritus of Mbujimayi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
13 Aug37.4SelectedGeorges LayekArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Armenian), Syria
15 Aug70.5AppointedAntonio CaggianoArchbishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
70.5AppointedAntonio CaggianoBishop of Argentina, Faithful of the Eastern RitesCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Buenos Aires, Argentina
70.5AppointedAntonio CaggianoBishop of Argentina, MilitaryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Buenos Aires, Argentina
27.7Ordained PriestJames Henry GarlandPriest of Cincinnati, Ohio, USABishop Emeritus of Marquette, Michigan, USA
48.9Ordained BishopIgnace Antoine II HayekArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Syrian), SyriaPatriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
24.4Ordained PriestAlbino Mamede CletoPriestBishop Emeritus of Coimbra, Portugal
32.4Ordained PriestCastor SekwaPriest of Shinyanga, TanzaniaBishop
BornFrancis Serrao, S.J.MoodbidriBishop of Shimoga, India
30.9Ordained PriestThéophane Matthew Thannickunnel, O. Praem.Priest of Order of the Canons Regular of Premontre; NorbertinesBishop Emeritus of Jabalpur, India
25.1Ordained PriestFrancesco TommasielloPriestBishop of Teano-Calvi, Italy
16 Aug62.1Ordained BishopHenryk GrzondzielTitular Bishop of AthribisAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno, Poland
18 Aug20.0ProfessedRicardo José Weberberger, O.S.B. †Member of Order of Saint BenedictBishop of Barreiras, Baia, Brazil
20 Aug82.4DiedAlexandre EvreinoffTitular Archbishop of Parium
21 Aug57.8DiedRubén Odio HerreraArchbishop of San José de Costa Rica
23 Aug28.4Ordained PriestLéonard DhejjuPriest of Bunia, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
25.4Ordained PriestFranz DietlPriest of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
69.7AppointedJules Georges KandelaTitular Archbishop of Seleucia PieriaArchbishop Emeritus of Mossul (Syrian), Iraq
69.7ResignedJules Georges KandelaArchbishop of Mossul (Syrian), IraqArchbishop Emeritus
29.0Ordained PriestMagnus MwalunyunguPriestBishop Emeritus of Tunduru-Masasi, Tanzania
24 Aug88.6DiedNicola GiannattasioBishop Emeritus of Nardò, Italy
25 Aug18.7ProfessedAlbert Vanbuel, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Kaga-Bandoro, Central African Republic
26 Aug37.4ConfirmedGeorges LayekArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Armenian), Syria
27 Aug59.4DiedJoseph John AnnabringBishop of Superior, Wisconsin, USA
29 Aug45.7SelectedJoseph Elias TawilPatriarchal VicarEparch Emeritus of Newton (Our Lady of the Annunciation in Boston) (Melkite Greek), USA
30 Aug28.5Ordained PriestPiergiorgio Silvano Nesti, C.P. †Priest of Congregation of the PassionSecretary Emeritus of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
31 Aug49.5AppointedPier Giorgio Chiappero, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
49.5AppointedPier Giorgio Chiappero, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of CibyraAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
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