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The Year of Our Lord 1946

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Feb20.1ProfessedLélis Lara, C.SS.R. †Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop Emeritus of Itabira-Fabriciano, Minas Gerais, Brazil
19.8ProfessedJosé Rodrigues de Souza, C.SS.R. †Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop Emeritus of Juazeiro, Bahia, Brazil
3 Feb29.6Ordained PriestJohn Michael BilockPriest of United States of America (Ruthenian), PennsylvaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania, USA
22.3Ordained PriestGiuseppe CasalePriestArchbishop Emeritus of Foggia-Bovino, Italy
BornFranjo KomaricaBishop Emeritus of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
4 Feb BornEsteban Escudero TorresAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Valencia, Spain
BornPietro SantoroBishop Emeritus of Avezzano, Italy
5 Feb BornFelipe de Jesús EstévezBishop Emeritus of Saint Augustine, Florida, USA
6 FebBornLouis Nzala KianzaBishop Emeritus of Popokabaka, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
7 Feb53.5AppointedFelipe Benito Condurú PachecoBishop of Parnaíba, Piaui, BrazilBishop Emeritus
42.6AppointedFranciscus Gerard Constantin Kramer, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Luanfu, ChinaBishop Emeritus of Changzhi [Luan], China
42.6AppointedFranciscus Gerard Constantin Kramer, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of EuropusBishop Emeritus of Changzhi [Luan], China
BornJohn Marvin LeVoirBishop Emeritus of New Ulm, Minnesota, USA
BornJohn Joseph O’HaraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
8 Feb46.5AppointedStephanus Jozef Maria Magdalena Kuijpers, C.SS.R. †Vicar Apostolic of Dutch Guyana-Suriname, AntillesBishop Emeritus of Paramaribo, Suriname, Antilles
46.5AppointedStephanus Jozef Maria Magdalena Kuijpers, C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of TermessusBishop Emeritus of Paramaribo, Suriname, Antilles
9 Feb BornJoseph Prathan Sridarunsil, S.D.B.Bishop of Surat Thani, Thailand
10 Feb27.4Ordained PriestMichel-Maurice-Augustin-Marie Darmancier, S.M. †Priest of Society of MaryBishop Emeritus of Wallis et Futuna, Wallis and Futuna, Pacific (Oceania)
26.3Ordained PriestFernand Lacroix, C.I.M. †Priest of Congregation of Jesus and MaryBishop Emeritus of Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada
11 Feb65.4AppointedGeorges-Alexandre CourchesneArchbishop of Rimouski, Québec, Canada
40.4Ordained BishopBenedetto FalcucciTitular Bishop of DiocleaBishop Emeritus of Penne e Pescara, Italy
12 Feb79.2DiedGaston Robichez, S.J. †Bishop of Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
13 Feb BornGyörgy-Miklós JakubínyiArchbishop Emeritus of Alba Iulia, Romania
BornJoseph KarikkasseryBishop Emeritus of Kottapuram, India
BornElio Alevi Pérez Tapia, S.D.B. †Prelate Emeritus of Juli, Peru
55.7AppointedBeniamino SoccheBishop of Reggio Emilia, Italy
15 Feb82.0DiedCelestino Annibale Cattaneo, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Eritrea
BornJoaquín Mariano SucunzaAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
17 Feb57.1AppointedMarcelino Olaechea Loizaga, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Valencia, SpainArchbishop Emeritus
18 Feb50.4Elevated to CardinalGrégoire-Pierre XV (François) AgagianianCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
66.6Elevated to CardinalBenedetto Aloisi MasellaCardinal, Chamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic Chamber
66.6ResignedBenedetto Aloisi MasellaApostolic Nuncio to BrazilCardinal, Chamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic Chamber
66.5Elevated to CardinalManuel Arce y OchotorenaCardinal, Archbishop of Tarragona, Spain
66.1Elevated to CardinalManuel Arteaga y BetancourtCardinal, Archbishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
51.6Elevated to CardinalJaime de Barros CâmaraCardinal, Archbishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
53.9AppointedMathurin Blanchet, O.M.I. †Bishop of Aosta, ItalyBishop Emeritus
70.6Elevated to CardinalGiuseppe BrunoCardinal, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura
57.0Elevated to CardinalAntonio CaggianoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Buenos Aires, Argentina
79.6Elevated to CardinalJosé María Caro RodríguezCardinal, Archbishop of Santiago de Chile
46.7AppointedGiuseppe D’AvackArchbishop of Camerino, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
61.2AppointedRaffaele De GiuliBishop of Albenga, Italy
60.4AppointedJohannes de JongCardinal-Priest of San ClementeCardinal, Archbishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
60.4Elevated to CardinalJohannes de JongCardinal, Archbishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
56.7AppointedTeodosio Clemente de GouveiaCardinal-Priest of San Pietro in VincoliCardinal, Archbishop of Lourenço Marques, Mozambique
56.7Elevated to CardinalTeodosio Clemente de GouveiaCardinal, Archbishop of Lourenço Marques, Mozambique
58.6AppointedGioacchino Di LeoArchbishop of Lanciano e Ortona, ItalyBishop of Mazara del Vallo, Italy
59.0Elevated to CardinalJosef FringsCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
50.0AppointedNorman Thomas GilroyCardinal-Priest of Santi Quattro CoronatiCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Sydney, Australia
50.0Elevated to CardinalNorman Thomas GilroyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Sydney, Australia
83.6Elevated to CardinalJohn Joseph GlennonCardinal, Archbishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
65.0AppointedAlbino González y Menédez Reigada, O.P. †Bishop of Córdoba, Spain
46.9AppointedBernard William GriffinCardinal-Priest of Santi Andrea e Gregorio al Monte CelioCardinal, Archbishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
46.9Elevated to CardinalBernard William GriffinCardinal, Archbishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
63.5AppointedJuan Gualberto Guevara y de la CubaCardinal-Priest of Sant’EusebioCardinal, Archbishop of Lima, Peru
63.5Elevated to CardinalJuan Gualberto Guevara y de la CubaCardinal, Archbishop of Lima, Peru
26.9Ordained PriestPaulinus Jeerakath, C.M.I. †Priest of Carmelites of Mary ImmaculateBishop of Jagdalpur (Syro-Malabar), India
78.3AppointedDomenico JorioCardinal-Priest of Sant’Apollinare alle Terme Neroniane-AlessandrineCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Discipline of the Sacraments
56.2AppointedUmberto MalchiodiCoadjutor Bishop of Piacenza, ItalyBishop Emeritus
56.2AppointedUmberto MalchiodiTitular Archbishop of SerraeBishop Emeritus of Piacenza, Italy
62.1AppointedBartolomeo ManginoBishop of Caserta, Italy
61.2AppointedLuigi MartinelliArchbishop of Amalfi, Italy
68.8AppointedMassimo MassimiCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in Portico (Campitelli)Cardinal, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura
51.2AppointedJames Charles McGuiganCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria del PopoloCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
51.2Elevated to CardinalJames Charles McGuiganCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
42.9AppointedAlbert Gregory MeyerBishop of Superior, Wisconsin, USACardinal, Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
66.1Elevated to CardinalClemente MicaraCardinal, Vicar General of Roma {Rome}, Italy
66.1ResignedClemente MicaraApostolic Nuncio to BelgiumCardinal, Vicar General of Roma {Rome}, Italy
66.1ResignedClemente MicaraApostolic Internuncio to LuxembourgCardinal, Vicar General of Roma {Rome}, Italy
53.8AppointedJózsef MindszentyCardinal-Priest of Santo Stefano al Monte CelioCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Esztergom, Hungary
53.8Elevated to CardinalJózsef MindszentyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Esztergom, Hungary
63.7AppointedEdward Aloysius MooneyCardinal-Priest of Santa SusannaCardinal, Archbishop of Detroit, Michigan, USA
63.7Elevated to CardinalEdward Aloysius MooneyCardinal, Archbishop of Detroit, Michigan, USA
73.3AppointedAgustín Parrado y GarcíaCardinal-Priest of Sant’AgostinoCardinal, Archbishop of Granada, Spain
73.3Elevated to CardinalAgustín Parrado y GarcíaCardinal, Archbishop of Granada, Spain
69.2AppointedPierre-André-Charles Petit de JullevilleCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in AquiroCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
69.2Elevated to CardinalPierre-André-Charles Petit de JullevilleCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
46.5AppointedGiovanni Battista Piasentini, C.S.Ch. †Bishop of Anagni, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Chioggia, Italy
69.1Elevated to CardinalEnrique Pla y DenielCardinal, Archbishop of Toledo, Spain
65.4AppointedKonrad von Preysing Lichtenegg-MoosCardinal-Priest of Sant’Agata de’ GotiCardinal, Bishop of Berlin, Germany
65.4Elevated to CardinalKonrad von Preysing Lichtenegg-MoosCardinal, Bishop of Berlin, Germany
65.1AppointedClément-Emile RoquesCardinal-Priest of Santa BalbinaCardinal, Archbishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
65.1Elevated to CardinalClément-Emile RoquesCardinal, Archbishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
58.0AppointedErnesto RuffiniCardinal-Priest of Santa SabinaCardinal, Archbishop of Palermo, Italy
58.0Elevated to CardinalErnesto RuffiniCardinal, Archbishop of Palermo, Italy
75.9AppointedJules-Géraud SaliègeCardinal-Priest of Santa PudenzianaCardinal, Archbishop of Toulouse (-Narbonne-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), France
75.9Elevated to CardinalJules-Géraud SaliègeCardinal, Archbishop of Toulouse (-Narbonne-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), France
78.7Elevated to CardinalAdam Stefan SapiehaCardinal, Archbishop of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
56.7Elevated to CardinalFrancis Joseph SpellmanCardinal, Archbishop of New York, New York, USA
58.5Elevated to CardinalSamuel Alphonsus StritchCardinal, Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
42.3AppointedArturo Tabera Araoz, C.M.F. †Apostolic Administrator of Barbastro, SpainCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Affairs of Religious
42.3AppointedArturo Tabera Araoz, C.M.F. †Titular Bishop of LyrbeCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Affairs of Religious
55.3Elevated to CardinalThomas Tien Ken-hsin (Tienchensing), S.V.D. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Beijing [Peking], China
61.9AppointedEugène-Gabriel-Gervais-Laurent TisserantCardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa RufinaCardinal, Dean of the College of Cardinals
55.5Elevated to CardinalCarlos Carmelo de Vasconcellos MottaCardinal, Archbishop of Aparecida, Sao Paulo, Brazil
67.9AppointedBl. Clemens August von GalenCardinal-Priest of San Bernardo alle TermeCardinal, Bishop of Münster, Germany
67.9Elevated to CardinalBl. Clemens August von GalenCardinal, Bishop of Münster, Germany
42.6AppointedJuan Pedro Zarranz y PueyoBishop of Plasencia, Spain
20 Feb44.0AppointedDavid James MathewApostolic Delegate to Africa for the MissionsVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Great Britain, Military
44.0AppointedDavid James MathewTitular Archbishop of Apamea in BithyniaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Great Britain, Military
22 Feb50.4AppointedGrégoire-Pierre XV (François) AgagianianCardinal-Priest of San Bartolomeo all’IsolaCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
66.6AppointedBenedetto Aloisi MasellaCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in VallicellaCardinal, Chamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic Chamber
37.8AppointedPedro Arnoldo Aparicio y Quintanilla, S.D.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of San Salvador, El SalvadorBishop of San Vicente, El Salvador
37.8AppointedPedro Arnoldo Aparicio y Quintanilla, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of AezaniBishop of San Vicente, El Salvador
66.5AppointedManuel Arce y OchotorenaCardinal-Priest of Santi Vitale, Valeria, Gervasio e ProtasioCardinal, Archbishop of Tarragona, Spain
BornÉric Marie Pierre Henri AumonierBishop Emeritus of Versailles, France
51.6AppointedJaime de Barros CâmaraCardinal-Priest of Santi Bonifacio ed AlessioCardinal, Archbishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
50.9AppointedLorenzo Bereciartúa y BalerdiAuxiliary Bishop of Zaragoza, SpainBishop of San Sebastián, Spain
50.9AppointedLorenzo Bereciartúa y BalerdiTitular Bishop of AndedaBishop of San Sebastián, Spain
70.6AppointedGiuseppe BrunoCardinal-Deacon of Sant’EustachioCardinal, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura
57.0AppointedAntonio CaggianoCardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in PanispernaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Buenos Aires, Argentina
AppointedPaul Chu Jae-yongApostolic Administrator of Taiku, Korea (South)Apostolic Administrator Emeritus
59.0AppointedJosef FringsCardinal-Priest of San Giovanni a Porta LatinaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
83.6AppointedJohn Joseph GlennonCardinal-Priest of San ClementeCardinal, Archbishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
49.3AppointedEdward Quentin JenningsBishop of Kamloops, British Columbia, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Fort William, Ontario, Canada
50.2AppointedGeorges-Léon LandryBishop of Hearst, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus
66.1AppointedClemente MicaraCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria sopra MinervaCardinal, Vicar General of Roma {Rome}, Italy
53.1AppointedThomas Lawrence NoaCoadjutor Bishop of Sioux City, Iowa, USABishop Emeritus of Marquette, Michigan, USA
53.1AppointedThomas Lawrence NoaTitular Bishop of SalonaBishop Emeritus of Marquette, Michigan, USA
59.3AppointedWilliam Patrick O’ConnorBishop of Madison, Wisconsin, USABishop Emeritus
69.1AppointedEnrique Pla y DenielCardinal-Priest of San Pietro in MontorioCardinal, Archbishop of Toledo, Spain
41.0AppointedMaurice RoyBishop of Trois-Rivières, Québec, CanadaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Québec, Canada
78.7AppointedAdam Stefan SapiehaCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria NuovaCardinal, Archbishop of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
41.9AppointedManuel da Silveira d’ElbouxBishop of Ribeirão Preto, BrazilArchbishop of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
56.7AppointedFrancis Joseph SpellmanCardinal-Priest of Santi Giovanni e PaoloCardinal, Archbishop of New York, New York, USA
58.5AppointedSamuel Alphonsus StritchCardinal-Priest of Sant’Agnese fuori le muraCardinal, Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
55.3AppointedThomas Tien Ken-hsin (Tienchensing), S.V.D. †Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in ViaCardinal, Archbishop of Beijing [Peking], China
55.5AppointedCarlos Carmelo de Vasconcellos MottaCardinal-Priest of San PancrazioCardinal, Archbishop of Aparecida, Sao Paulo, Brazil
23 Feb59.7AppointedJozef ČárskyApostolic Administrator of Košice, SlovakiaAuxiliary Bishop
24 Feb BornHerbert Armstrong BevardBishop Emeritus of Saint Thomas, American Virgin Islands, USA
46.6InstalledCarlo BoiardiBishop of Apuania, Italy
55.0Ordained BishopPatrick O’NeillBishop of Limerick, Ireland
BornJean-Yves RiocreuxBishop Emeritus of Basse-Terre (et Pointe-à-Pitre), Guadeloupe, Antilles
25 Feb51.3Ordained BishopCharles Pasquale GrecoBishop of Alexandria, Louisiana, USABishop Emeritus
26 Feb BornRobert Jean Louis Le Gall, O.S.B.Archbishop Emeritus of Toulouse (-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), France
54.7DiedMiguel Gaspar Monconill y Viladot, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic of Caquetá, Colombia
27 Feb45.9Ordained BishopKenneth GrantBishop of Argyll and The Isles, Scotland, Great Britain
28 Feb66.1AppointedManuel Arteaga y BetancourtCardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in LucinaCardinal, Archbishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
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