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The Year of Our Lord 1939

Necrology


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DateAgeBishopTitle
unknown62.0Henri BardouPrefect Emeritus of Ghardaïa nel Sahara, Algeria
unknown69.9Bernardin Castanié, C.I.M. †Prefect of Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania)
unknownRomualdo Migliorini, O.S.M. †Prefect of Swaziland
unknown77.0António Joaquim PereiraFormer Auxiliary Bishop-Elect of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
unknownGiovanni Starcke, M.S.F. †Superior of Northern Norway {Norvegia Settentrionale}
unknown54.5Salvatore van Nuffel, O.S.B. †Prefect of Northern Transvaal {Transvaal Settentrionale}, South Africa
5 Jan72.0Bernard O’KaneBishop of Derry, Ireland
10 Jan70.0Santino Maria da Silva CoutinhoArchbishop of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
20 Jan74.8Giuseppe Maria LeoArchbishop of Trani e Barletta (e Nazareth e Bisceglie), Italy
20 Jan94.1Juan Torres y RivasBishop of Menorca, Spain
27 Jan79.7Matteo Angelo FilipelloBishop of Ivrea, Italy
3 Feb65.3Janez Franciszek Gnidovec, C.M. †Bishop of Skopje, Macedonia
7 Feb57.8Bl. Anselmo Polanco y Fontecha, O.S.A. †Bishop of Teruel (-Albarracín), Spain
7 Feb53.0Giacinto Gaudenzio Stanchi, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Changsha [Changsha], China
10 Feb58.6Arturo Jara Marquez, S.D.B. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Magallanes-Islas Malvinas, Chile
10 Feb81.6Ambrogio Damiano Achille RattiPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
10 Feb78.5Emmanuel Sagrada (Segrada), P.I.M.E. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Toungoo, Myanmar
23 Feb89.1Eugène-Jacques GrellierBishop of Laval, France
24 Feb65.4Vincenzo MigliorelliBishop Emeritus of San Severino (-Treia), Italy
3 Mar73.6Auguste-Maurice ClémentBishop of Monaco
3 Mar74.9Joseph-Lucien GirayBishop Emeritus of Cahors, France
3 Mar69.1Nándor RottBishop of Veszprém, Hungary
4 Mar83.3Nicola PiccirilliArchbishop of Lanciano (e Ortona), Italy
5 Mar76.8Amando Agosto Bahlmann, O.F.M. †Prelate of Santarém, Para, Brazil
11 Mar72.5Cleto CassaniArchbishop Emeritus of Sassari, Italy
13 Mar69.9Alban Goodier, S.J. †Archbishop Emeritus of Bombay, India
13 Mar57.9Filippo MantiniBishop of Cagli e Pergola, Italy
20 Mar80.3Joseph Henry ConroyBishop of Ogdensburg, New York, USA
20 Mar63.6Bernard Joseph MahoneyBishop of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
31 Mar60.2Gerhard (Thomas) Lennartz, S.C.I. †Prefect Emeritus of Adamaua, Cameroon
1 Apr82.3Donato Raffaele Sbarretti TazzaCardinal, Secretary of the Congregation of the Holy Office
2 Apr68.6Vicente Castellanos y NúñezBishop Emeritus of Tulancingo, Hidalgo, México
8 Apr43.2Louis Perera, O.M.I. †Bishop-Elect of Chilaw, Sri Lanka
10 Apr80.9Josef Damian SchmittBishop of Fulda, Germany
14 Apr62.3Josef MutschlechnerVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
18 Apr76.0José Américo OrzaliArchbishop of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
23 Apr76.0Domenico MarianiCardinal, President of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
26 Apr76.1Francesco Giuseppe Seminara, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Crete {Candia}, Greece
6 May50.3Tihamér TóthBishop of Veszprém, Hungary
9 May66.2Henryk Ignacy PrzeździeckiBishop of Siedlce, Poland
12 May82.1Isidore-Marie-Victor Douceré, S.M. †Vicar Apostolic of New Hebrides {Isole Nouve Ebridi}, Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania)
16 May48.1Luis Calixto Leiva CharryBishop of Barranquilla, Colombia
16 May75.1Alexis Lemaître, M. Afr. †Archbishop of Carthage, Tunisia
17 May77.9Antoni LaubitzAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno e Poznań, Poland
18 May56.3Emile BarthèsAuxiliary Bishop of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur), France
4 Jun62.6Franciszek LisowskiBishop of Tarnów, Poland
5 Jun50.6Firmin LamyBishop of Langres, France
6 Jun55.4Dominic Langenbacher, C.P. †Prefect Emeritus of Shenchow, China
28 Jun66.6Andrew KillianArchbishop of Adelaide, Australia
1 Jul69.6Nikolaos Charichiopoulos (Harikoupoulos)Bishop of Chios (Scio), Greece
6 Jul73.4Joseph Oswald Timothée Waller, S.M.A. †Prefect Emeritus of Eastern Nigeria {Nigeria Orientale}
9 Jul64.0Pjetër GjuraArchbishop of Durrës (Durazzo), Albania
17 Jul59.3Henri-Jean HoubautBishop of Bayonne (-Lescar e Oloron), France
19 Jul68.3Domenico SpolveriniTitular Archbishop of Larissa in Thessalia
20 Jul81.0Timothy J. CorbettBishop Emeritus of Crookston, Minnesota, USA
20 Jul76.8Augustin Henninghaus, S.V.D. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Southern Shantung {Scian-Ton Meridionale}, China
24 Jul67.0Eduardo José Herberhold, O.F.M. †Bishop of Ilhéus, Bahia, Brazil
25 Jul87.6Eduard Baron von der RoppArchbishop of Mohilev, Belarus
28 Jul81.5José Santiago Irala, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Chachapoyas, Peru
30 Jul79.1Orazio MazzellaArchbishop Emeritus of Taranto, Italy
Aug48.6Peter WangPrefect of Chumatien [Zhumadian], China
4 Aug40.1Edmond Édouard Wolff, S.M.A. †Prefect of Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire
8 Aug78.8Isaac-Jesu-Yab Khoudabache (Koudabache)Archbishop of Urmyā {Rezayeh} (Chaldean), Iran
11 Sep63.1Pablo Alegría Iriarte, O.A.R. †Vicar Apostolic of Casanare, Colombia
13 Sep72.1Angelo Maria DolciCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Romania
19 Sep74.9Luigi ZaffaramiBishop Emeritus of Todi, Italy
20 Sep83.8Louis Joseph Napoléon Paul BruchésiArchbishop of Montréal, Québec, Canada
29 Sep65.1Joseph-François-Marie JulliotBishop Emeritus of Les Gonaïves, Haïti
1 Oct68.9François Daoud (David)Bishop of Amadiyah (Chaldean), Iraq
2 Oct67.2George William MundeleinCardinal, Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
2 Oct68.2Norbert-Georges-Pierre RousseauBishop of Le Puy-en-Velay, France
2 Oct68.7Augustus John SchwertnerBishop of Wichita, Kansas, USA
7 Oct64.8Joseph-Jean-Baptiste HalléVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Northern Ontario (Ontario-Nord), Canada
8 Oct71.3Jean CastelBishop of Tulle, France
11 Oct69.9Joseph Wilfred DwyerBishop of Wagga Wagga, Australia
14 Oct63.9Odilon Fages, O.S.F.S. †Vicar Apostolic of Orange River, South Africa
14 Oct78.4Thomas Patrick GilmartinArchbishop of Tuam, Ireland
14 Oct59.0Alberto RomitaBishop of Boiano-Campobasso, Italy
25 Oct78.3Frediano Giannini, O.F.M. †Vice-Chamberlain of the Apostolic Chamber
25 Oct79.2Francis Edward Joseph MostynArchbishop of Cardiff, Wales, Great Britain
28 Oct68.0Luigi Francesco Pierini, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Sucre, Bolivia
1 Nov64.7René-Pierre MignenArchbishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
5 Nov51.7Elie-Antoine DurandBishop of Montauban, France
14 Nov66.9Laurence Walter YouensBishop of Northampton, England, Great Britain
23 Nov65.7Gastone Antonio RasneurBishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
25 Nov81.9Joseph Aloysius Murphy, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of British Honduras, Belize
28 Nov69.5Auguste De Clercq, C.I.C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Kasaï Superiore, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
30 Nov65.0Leopoldo Lara y TorresBishop Emeritus of Tacámbaro, Michoacán, México
2 Dec79.6Carlo SicaBishop Emeritus of Foligno, Italy
4 Dec54.6Souleyman Kutchouk OustaAuxiliary Bishop of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
7 Dec82.5Jean-Pierre-Alexandre Marcou, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Phát Diêm, Viet Nam
12 Dec70.8Giuseppe Antonio Ferdinando Bussolari, O.F.M. Cap. †Archbishop of Modena (e Nonantola), Italy
14 Dec62.9Rafael Otón Castro y JiménezArchbishop of San José de Costa Rica
19 Dec70.2Emile-Fernand Sauvant, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bamako, Mali

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