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The Year of Our Lord 1897

Bishop Events

January to March


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown17.4ProfessedZenón Arámburu Urquiola, S.J. †Member of Society of JesusBishop of Wuhu [Wuhu], China
BornHeinrich Bliestle, M.S.F. †Superior General Emeritus of Congregation of Missionaries of the Holy Family
17.4ProfessedLuigi Calza (Calzi), S.X. †Member of Xaverian Missionary FathersVicar Apostolic of Chengchow [Zhengzhou], China
60.8ResignedLuigi Canali, O.F.M. Obs. †Minister General of Order of Observant Friars MinorTitular Archbishop of Ptolemais in Thebaide
15.0ProfessedRuggero Raffaele Cazzanelli, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kichow [Qichun], China
31.6AppointedJules-Joseph Cénez, O.M.I. †Prefect of Basutoland, LesothoVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Basutoland, Lesotho
65.4AppointedAlfred Allen Paul CurtisAuxiliary Bishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USABishop Emeritus of Wilmington, Delaware, USA
69.0DiedGiacomo DaddiAuxiliary Bishop of Palermo, Italy
16.5EnteredArturo Jara Marquez, S.D.B. †Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Magallanes-Islas Malvinas, Chile
18.7ProfessedDionizy (Roman) KajetanowiczMember of Order of Friars MinorApostolic Administrator of Lviv (Armenian), Ukraine
18.9ProfessedEugène Joseph Hubert Lebouille, C.M. †Member of Congregation of the MissionBishop Emeritus of Yongping [Yüngping], China
30.2Ordained PriestGherardo Sante Menegazzi, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop Emeritus of Comacchio, Italy
27.0Ordained PriestHendrik Nollen, M.S.C. †Priest of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusPrefect Emeritus of Nuova Guinea Olandese, Indonesia
68.4AppointedLuigi Oreglia di Santo StefanoCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of Ceremonies
29.9Ordained PriestPaolo Carlo Perini, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusBishop of Calicut, India
25.4Ordained PriestEmmanuel PharesPriestTitular Bishop of Tarsus dei Maroniti
91.1DiedEnrico de RossiBishop Emeritus of Caserta, Italy
BornMichel Sudres, C.S.V. †Superior General Emeritus of Clerics of Saint Viator
22.1Ordained PriestGiuseppe VizziniPriestBishop of Noto, Italy
2 JanBornWilliam Joseph SmithBishop Emeritus of Pembroke, Ontario, Canada
3 Jan21.7Ordained PriestGrégoire HaggiarPriestBishop of Akka (Melkite Greek), Israel
22.8Ordained PriestFrancis JohannesPriest of Saint Joseph, Missouri, USABishop of Leavenworth, Kansas, USA
62.7DiedGuglielmo Sanfelice D’Acquavella, O.S.B. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
4 JanBornEdward Joseph MaginnAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Albany, New York, USA
5 JanBornEduardo Martinez GonzálezBishop Emeritus of Zamora, Spain
6 Jan72.5DiedFrançois-Marie TrégaroBishop of Sées {Séez}, France
7 Jan50.2DiedAntônio Joaquim de MedeirosBishop of Macau, China
9 JanBornEdgar Aristide Maranta, O.F.M. Cap. †Archbishop Emeritus of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
10 JanBornRaymond Larose, C.S.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Chittagong, Bangladesh
14 Jan58.8DiedJohn CarrollBishop of Shrewsbury, England, Great Britain
17 JanBornAlexandre (Sandor) ChiraAuxiliary Bishop of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), Ukraine
BornManuel Mascariñas y MorgiaBishop Emeritus of Tagbilaran, Philippines
77.3DiedPlacido PozziBishop of Mondovi, Italy
19 JanBornJulian Edward Dillon, O.F.M. †Prefect of Shashi [Shasi], China
21 Jan65.8DiedJosé Benito Salvador de la RetaAuxiliary Bishop of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
22 Jan79.1DiedAngelo BianchiCardinal-Bishop of PalestrinaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina, Italy
53.2DiedJoão Fernando Santiago Esberard (Esberrard)Archbishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
23 JanBornMarcel Daubechies, M. Afr. †Bishop Emeritus of Kasama, Zambia
24 JanBornSimeon Kokov (Kokoff), O.F.M. Cap. †Apostolic Administrator of Sofia e Plovdiv, Bulgaria
22.3Ordained PriestMichael MemelauerPriest of Sankt Pölten, AustriaBishop
BornJohannes Albert von RudloffAuxiliary Bishop of Osnabrück, Germany
27.1Ordained PriestMelchior Sun Dezhen (Souen), C.M. †PriestVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Ankwo [Anguo], China
26 Jan43.8AppointedEdward Patrick AllenBishop of Mobile, Alabama, USA
40.6AppointedJohn James Joseph MonaghanBishop of Wilmington, Delaware, USABishop Emeritus
27 Jan58.3DiedJosé María Caparrós y LópezBishop of Sigüenza, Spain
BornKarl Albert Wollgarten, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Limón, Costa Rica
28 Jan49.9AppointedFrançois Gerboin, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Unianyembé, Tanzania
49.9AppointedFrançois Gerboin, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of Thuburbo MinusVicar Apostolic of Unianyembé, Tanzania
55.5AppointedCharles-Gustave WalravensAuxiliary Bishop of Tournai {Doornik}, BelgiumBishop
55.5AppointedCharles-Gustave WalravensTitular Bishop of SamosataBishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
29 Jan57.3AppointedJohn Joseph KeaneTitular Archbishop of DamascusArchbishop Emeritus of Dubuque, Iowa, USA
30 Jan38.4AppointedPatrick Vincent DwyerCoadjutor Bishop of Maitland, AustraliaBishop
38.4AppointedPatrick Vincent DwyerTitular Bishop of ZoaraBishop of Maitland, Australia
57.2DiedWalterus Staal, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Batavia, Indonesia
1 FebBornIgnatius P’i-Shu-ShihArchbishop of Shenyang [Mukden, Fengtien], China
33.5AppointedHenri Streicher, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Northern Victoria Nyanza {Victoria-Nyanza Settentrionale}, UgandaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Uganda
33.5AppointedHenri Streicher, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of ThabracaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Uganda
2 Feb67.3DiedAnnibale BarabesiBishop of San Miniato, Italy
59.5SucceededBl. Pio Alberto del Corona, O.P. †Bishop of San Miniato, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornPatrick Mary O’DonnellArchbishop Emeritus of Brisbane, Australia
6 Feb57.1AppointedCasimiro GennariTitular Archbishop of NaupactusCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Council
BornHeinrich GleumesAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
7 Feb46.3Ordained BishopAnton MahničBishop of Krk (Veglia), Croatia
15 Feb46.9AppointedPierre-Philippe Giraudeau, M.E.P. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Thibet, ChinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Tatsienlu, China
46.9AppointedPierre-Philippe Giraudeau, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of ThyniasVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Tatsienlu, China
42.8AppointedAmbrosius Jacobus Johannes van Baars, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles, Antilles
42.8AppointedAmbrosius Jacobus Johannes van Baars, O.P. †Titular Bishop of TeuchiraVicar Apostolic of Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles, Antilles
16 Feb50.4AppointedJean Martin Adam, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Gabon, GabonVicar Apostolic Emeritus
50.4AppointedJean Martin Adam, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of ThmuisVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Gabon, Gabon
46.5AppointedJoseph-Marie-Stanislas Dupont, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Nyassa, MalawiVicar Apostolic Emeritus
46.5AppointedJoseph-Marie-Stanislas Dupont, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of ThibarisVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Nyassa, Malawi
17 Feb40.8AppointedEmile-Auguste Allgeyer, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Zanguebar, KenyaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Zanzibar, Kenya
40.8AppointedEmile-Auguste Allgeyer, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of TiceliaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Zanzibar, Kenya
20 FebBornEnrique José Mühn, S.V.D. †Bishop Emeritus of Jujuy, Argentina
21 Feb49.3Ordained BishopKonstantyn Chekhovych (Czechowicz)Bishop of Przemyśl, Sambor, et Sanok (Ukrainian), Poland
22 Feb82.2DiedThomas Langdon Grace, O.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
24 Feb52.5Ordained BishopThomas Mathias LenihanBishop of Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
53.8Ordained BishopEdmond Francis PrendergastTitular Bishop of SciliumArchbishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
42.3Ordained BishopJames Edward QuigleyBishop of Buffalo, New York, USAArchbishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
34.4Ordained BishopFrançois Camille Van Ronslé, C.I.C.M. †Titular Bishop of TymbriasVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Léopoldville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
55.6Ordained BishopCharles-Gustave WalravensTitular Bishop of SamosataBishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
27 Feb80.0DiedFrancesco Macarone-PalmieriBishop of Boiano, Italy
DiedGiuseppe Quandel, O.S.B. †Abbot of Montecassino, Italy
28 FebBornJosé de Jesús Martinez VargasBishop Emeritus of Armenia, Colombia
1 MarBornJoseph Francis RyanBishop Emeritus of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
81.8DiedPietro Giocondo Salvai di GovoneBishop of Alessandria (della Paglia), Italy
2 Mar24.0Ordained PriestPierre-Macarie SabaPriestArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Melkite Greek), Syria
4 Mar61.8InstalledPerfecto Amézquita y Gutiérrez, C.M. †Bishop of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles), México
BornPablo Mariaselvam, S.D.B. †Bishop of Vellore, India
7 Mar62.6DiedFerdinand CselkaAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom, Hungary
9 Mar58.5SelectedBonifacio Maria (Ermanno Giuseppe) Krug, O.S.B. †Abbot of Montecassino, Italy
10 Mar31.4AppointedRafael Merry del Val y ZuluetaApostolic Delegate to Canada and NewfoundlandCardinal, Secretary of the Congregation of the Holy Office
11 Mar58.5ConfirmedBonifacio Maria (Ermanno Giuseppe) Krug, O.S.B. †Abbot of Montecassino, Italy
14 MarBornBenedikt (Johannes) Reetz, O.S.B. †Abbot of Order of Saint Benedict
15 MarBornManuel Moll y SalordBishop Emeritus of Tortosa, Spain
16 Mar55.5AppointedJean Baptist Rene, S.J. †Prefect of Alaska, USAPrefect Emeritus
19 Mar59.9DiedCrescencio Carrillo y AnconaBishop of Yucatán (Mérida), México
58.5InstalledBonifacio Maria (Ermanno Giuseppe) Krug, O.S.B. †Abbot of Montecassino, Italy
21 Mar42.8Ordained BishopManuel Segundo Ballón ManriqueTitular Bishop of GermaniciaBishop Emeritus of Arequipa, Peru
48.2AppointedJoseph Dumáni, B.S. †Bishop of Tripoli del Libano (Melkite Greek)
48.2Ordained BishopJoseph Dumáni, B.S. †Bishop of Tripoli del Libano (Melkite Greek)
20.2ProfessedJean-Félix de Hemptinne, O.S.B. †Member of Order of Saint BenedictVicar Apostolic of Katanga, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
22 MarBornLouis-Sylvain RobinBishop Emeritus of Blois, France
25 Mar26.3Ordained PriestKonstantyn DominikPriest of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), PolandAuxiliary Bishop
BornEdmund Joseph ReillyAuxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn, New York, USA
26 Mar32.5AppointedGusztáv Károly MajláthCoadjutor Bishop of Transilvania, Erdély, Siebenbürgen, RomaniaBishop Emeritus of Alba Iulia, Romania
32.5AppointedGusztáv Károly MajláthTitular Bishop of MartyropolisBishop Emeritus of Alba Iulia, Romania
27 Mar82.5DiedPaolo Angelo BalleriniTitular Patriarch of Alexandria {Alessandria}Archbishop Emeritus of Milano {Milan}, Italy
29 Mar70.9ResignedJohn Baptist ButtBishop of Southwark, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
37.3AppointedFilemón Fierro y TeránBishop of Ciudad Victoria-Tamaulipas, Tamaulipas, México
56.3AppointedCarlo Giuseppe Gentili, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Allahabad, IndiaArchbishop of Agra, India
45.2AppointedDenis KellyBishop of Ross, Ireland
47.4AppointedEmile-Joseph Legal, O.M.I. †Coadjutor Bishop of Saint Albert, Alberta, CanadaArchbishop of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
47.4AppointedEmile-Joseph Legal, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of PoglaArchbishop of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
31 Mar82.7DiedGiuseppe GiustiBishop Emeritus of Abuja, NigeriaBishop Emeritus of Arezzo, Italy
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