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Manuel Tato
Manuel Tato (March 5, 1907 - August 12, 1980) was a prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as auxiliary bishop of Buenos Aires from 1948 till 1961, when he became bishop of Santiago del Ester...
Francis Doyle Gleeson
Francis Doyle Gleeson, S.J. (January 17, 1895 – April 30, 1983) was an American prelate of the Catholic Church. He was the first Bishop of Fairbanks from 1962 to 1968, previously serving as Vica...
John Hedley (bishop)
John Cuthbert Hedley (15 April 1837 – 11 November 1915) was a British Benedictine and writer who held high offices in the Roman Catholic Church.Born in Morpeth, Northumberland, he was educated at Amp...
Manuel Franco da Costa de Oliveira Falcão
Manuel Franco da Costa de Oliveira Falcão (November 10, 1922 – February 21, 2012) was a Portuguese Prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. Manuel Franco da Costa de Oliveira Falcão was born in L...
Antonio Riboldi
Antonio Riboldi, I.C. (born 16 January 1923) is an Italian Prelate of Roman Catholic Church. Riboldi was born in Triuggio, Italy and ordained a priest on 29 June 1951 from the religious order of the...
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John Petit (bishop)
John Edward Petit (22 June 1895 – 2 June 1973) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as the Bishop of Menevia from 1947 to 1972.Born in London on 22 June 1895, he was ordained to the priesthood on 9...
Ottokár Prohászka
Ottokár Prohászka (Hungarian: Prohászka Ottokár; October 10, 1858, Nyitra (today Nitra, Slovakia) – April 2, 1927, Budapest) was a Hungarian Roman Catholic theologian and Bishop of Székesfehérvár ...
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Leo Thomas Maher
Leo Thomas Maher (July 1, 1915 – February 23, 1991) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Bishop of Santa Rosa (1962–69) and Bishop of San Diego (1969-90).
Leo M...
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Patrick Kelly (bishop of Benin City)
Patrick Joseph Kelly (31 August 1894 – 18 August 1991) was the Roman Catholic Bishop of Benin City in Nigeria.A native of Barnacragh, Ballinasloe, his grandparents lived on the Seymour estate at Clont...
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Anton Stres
Anton Stres, C.M. (born 15 December 1942), was the Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ljubljana and the metropolitan bishop of Ljubljana as well as the president of the Slovenian Bishops'...
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Czeslaw Kozon
Czeslaw Kozon (born 17 November 1951, Idestrup, Falster, Denmark) is the Roman Catholic bishop of the Diocese of Copenhagen.His parents were emigres from Poland who fled the Communist takeover of that...
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John Jukes
The Right Reverend John Peter Jukes (7 August 1923 – 21 November 2011) was an English prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He was a member of the Conventual Franciscans.Jukes was born in Eltham, orda...
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Victor Berrizbeitia
Victor Garaigordobil Berrizbeitia (born 17 October 1915) is a Spanish-Basque Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church. At the age of 99, he is one of the oldest bishops in the Church.Garaigordobil was born...
Gabriel Gonsum Ganaka
Archbishop Gabriel Gonsum Ganaka was the Bishop (later Archbishop) of Jos, Nigeria.Born 24 May 1937 in Pankshin, he was ordained a priest on 4 July 1965. On 17 May 1973, aged 36, he was appointed as A...
Bonaventure Patrick Paul
Bonaventure Patrick Paul† (26 March 1929, Karachi - 18 January 2007) was a former Bishop of Hyderabad, Pakistan.
He received his early education at St Patrick's High School, Karachi. He received h...
Samuel Allen (bishop)
Samuel Webster Allen (23 March 1844 – 13 May 1908) was an English prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as the Bishop of Shrewsbury from 1897 to 1908.Born in Stockport on 23 March 1844, he w...
Stephen Aloysius Leven
Stephen Aloysius Leven (April 30, 1905 – June 28, 1983) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Bishop of San Angelo from 1969 to 1979.
Stephen Leven was born in B...
Francisco Raúl Villalobos Padilla
Francisco Raúl Villalobos Padilla, (born February 1, 1921) is a Mexican prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.Villalobos Padilla was born in Guadalajara and ordained a priest on April 2, 1949. He was a...
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John Sweeny (bishop)
John Sweeny (May 6, 1821 – March 25, 1901) was a Canadian Roman Catholic priest and Bishop of Saint John in New Brunswick from 1859 to 1901.Bishop Sweeny was a leading figure in opposition to th...
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Gerald Thomas Bergan
Gerald Thomas Bergan (January 26, 1892 – July 12, 1972) was an American clergyman of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Bishop of Des Moines (1934–48) and Archbishop of Omaha (1948-69).
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Daniel Mullins
Daniel Joseph Mullins (born 10 July 1929) was a Roman Catholic prelate who served as the Bishop of Menevia from 1987 to 2001.Born in Kilfinane, County Limerick, Ireland on 10 July 1929, he was ordaine...
John Edward Taylor (bishop of Stockholm)
John Edward Taylor, OMI (15 November 1914 – 9 September 1976) was an American Roman Catholic bishop. On 25 May 1940, aged 25, he was ordained a priest of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate. He was n...
Juan Conway McNabb
Juan Conway McNabb (born December 11, 1925) is an American born bishop in the Catholic Church and served as the first bishop of the Diocese of Chulucanas in the Piura Region of Peru from 1988-2000.
Hubertus Brandenburg
Hubertus Brandenburg (17 November 1923 - 4 November 2009) was a Roman Catholic bishop of Stockholm. He was ordained priest in Osnabrück on 20 December 1952. On 12 December 1974, he was appointed by Po...
Andrew Joseph McDonald
Andrew Joseph McDonald (October 24, 1923 – April 1, 2014) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Bishop of Little Rock from 1972 to 2000. He spent his retirement at the St...
José Antonio Dammert Bellido
José Antonio Dammert Bellido (August 20, 1917 – September 10, 2008) was a Peruvian bishop of the Roman Catholic Church. Bellido was born in Lima, Peru and ordained a priest on December 21, 1946. Belli...