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The Year of Our Lord 1959

Bishop Events

November to December


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Nov63.6Ordained BishopJohn BurkeBishop of Simla, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Simla and Chandigarh, India
46.3Ordained BishopAngelo Innocent FernandesTitular Archbishop of Novae PatraeArchbishop Emeritus of Delhi, India
45.2Ordained BishopGastone Mojaisky-PerrelliTitular Archbishop of AmidaArchbishop Emeritus of Nusco, Italy
2 Nov43.6AppointedRubén Isaza RestrepoBishop of Ibagué, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus of Cartagena, Colombia
86.1DiedFederico TedeschiniCardinal, Datary of the Apostolic Datary
3 Nov BornTadeusz BronakowskiAugustówAuxiliary Bishop of Łomża, Poland
BornMatthias KönigDortmundAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, Germany
4 Nov BornRafael Valdéz TorresSantiago TangamandapioBishop of Ensenada, Baja California Norte, México
5 Nov83.7DiedLouis-Joseph-Marie Auneau, S.M.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Shiré, Malawi
82.1DiedVincent George Taylor, O.S.B. †Abbot of Belmont-Mary Help of Christians, North Carolina, USA
7 Nov69.0AppointedAlfredo OttavianiSecretary of the Congregation of the Holy OfficeCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
8 Nov44.9Ordained BishopBogdan Stefanov DobranovTitular Bishop of GiufiBishop of Sofia e Plovdiv, Bulgaria
49.8AppointedPierre-Marie-Henri-Baptiste RougéCoadjutor Bishop of Nîmes (-Uzès e Alès), FranceBishop
49.8AppointedPierre-Marie-Henri-Baptiste RougéTitular Bishop of GisipaBishop of Nîmes (-Uzès e Alès), France
76.4DiedAlfonso Maria de SanctisBishop of Todi, Italy
9 Nov85.5DiedGiovanni Francesco Filippucci (Filippoussis)Archbishop of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos, Greece
BornMartin Su Yao-wenKaohsiungBishop of Taichung, Taiwan
BornVolodymyr ViytyshynDemydivkaArchbishop of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanislaviv] (Ukrainian), Ukraine
10 Nov54.9AppointedAloys BigirumwamiBishop of Nyundo, RwandaBishop Emeritus
57.7AppointedGustave Joseph Bouve, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Kongolo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
59.0AppointedRichard Cleire, M. Afr. †Bishop of Kasongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
49.1AppointedJosé Floriberto Cornelis, O.S.B. †Archbishop of Lubumbashi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Alagoinhas, Bahia, Brazil
52.7AppointedAndré Creemers, O.S.C. †Bishop of Bondo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
61.8AppointedLéon Théobald Delaere, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Molegbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
51.8AppointedFrançois-Odon De Wilde, O.P. †Bishop of Niangara, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop of Isiro-Niangara, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
49.3AppointedJean Fryns, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Kindu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
60.8AppointedAntoine-Hubert Grauls, M. Afr. †Archbishop of Gitega, BurundiArchbishop Emeritus
65.6AppointedJoseph Augustin Hagendorens, C.P. †Bishop of Tshumbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
51.2AppointedAndré Jacques, C.I.C.M. †Bishop of Boma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
62.5AppointedGeorges Kettel, C.I.C.M. †Bishop of Kabinda, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
56.9AppointedVictor Petrus Keuppens, O.F.M. †Bishop of Kamina, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Kolwezi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
55.0AppointedNicolas Kinsch, S.C.I. †Archbishop of Stanley-ville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Archbishop Emeritus of Kisangani, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
57.8AppointedAndré Lefèbvre, S.J. †Bishop of Kikwit, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
51.8AppointedPierre François Lehaen, S.D.B. †Bishop of Sakania, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
56.5AppointedJoseph Martin, M. Afr. †Bishop of Ngozi, BurundiBishop Emeritus of Bururi, Burundi
69.0AppointedAlphonse Joseph Matthysen (Matthijsen), M. Afr. †Bishop of Bunia, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
65.1AppointedPetras MazelisApostolic Administrator of Telšiai, LithuaniaBishop
51.0AppointedBernard Mels, C.I.C.M. †Archbishop of Luluabourg, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Luiza, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
65.7AppointedUrbain Etienne Morlion, M. Afr. †Bishop of Baudouinville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
43.4AppointedJoseph Ngogi NkongoloBishop of Luebo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Mbujimayi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
46.9AppointedMichel NtuyahagaBishop of Usumbura, BurundiBishop Emeritus of Bujumbura, Burundi
45.1AppointedAndré Perraudin, M. Afr. †Archbishop of Kabgayi, RwandaBishop Emeritus of Kabgayi, Rwanda
66.4AppointedHenri Joseph Marius Piérard, A.A. †Bishop of Beni nel CongoBishop Emeritus of Beni, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
60.8AppointedGeorges Désiré Raeymaeckers, O. Praem. †Bishop of Buta, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
54.9AppointedFélix Scalais, C.I.C.M. †Archbishop of Léopoldville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Archbishop Emeritus
39.7AppointedRené Toussaint, O.M.I. †Bishop of Ipamu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Idiofa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
53.2AppointedCamille Jean-Baptiste Vandekerckhove, C.M. †Bishop of Bikoro, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
45.6AppointedJan van Cauwelaert, C.I.C.M.Bishop of Inongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
52.5AppointedFrançois Van den Berghe, C.I.C.M. †Bishop of Lisala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Budjala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
65.3AppointedAlphonse Marie Van den Bosch, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
70.6AppointedHilaire Marie Vermeiren, M.S.C. †Archbishop of Coquilhatville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Archbishop Emeritus
74.5AppointedAlphonse Verwimp, S.J. †Bishop of Kisantu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
53.8AppointedWillem van Kester, M.H.M. †Bishop of Basankusu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
45.9AppointedLouis Van Steene, M. Afr. †Archbishop of Bukavu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Archbishop Emeritus
47.6AppointedJoseph-Pierre-Albert Wittebols, S.C.I. †Bishop of Wamba, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
12 Nov39.4Ordained BishopLuis Munive EscobarBishop of Tlaxcala, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
14 Nov78.0RetiredGaetano CicognaniPro-Prefect of the Apostolic SignaturaCardinal, Pro-Prefect Emeritus
76.7AppointedAmleto Giovanni CicognaniSecretary of the Congregation for the Oriental ChurchesCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
57.7AppointedEvelio Díaz y CíaCoadjutor Archbishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, CubaArchbishop Emeritus
57.7AppointedEvelio Díaz y CíaTitular Archbishop of Petra in PalaestinaArchbishop Emeritus of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
79.8AppointedPaolo GiobbeDatary of the Apostolic DataryCardinal, Datary Emeritus
70.4AppointedFrancesco RobertiPrefect of the Apostolic SignaturaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
35.0AppointedSamuel Ruiz GarcíaBishop of Chiapas (Ciudad Real de Chiapas), MéxicoBishop Emeritus of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, México
71.7AppointedDomenico TardiniArchpriest of the Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano {Saint Peter Basilica}Cardinal, Secretary of State
75.6RetiredEugène-Gabriel-Gervais-Laurent TisserantSecretary of the Congregation for the Oriental ChurchesCardinal, Dean of the College of Cardinals
45.4ConfirmedRaymund (Franz Julius) Tschudi (Tschudy), O.S.B. †Abbot of Maria Einsiedeln, SwitzerlandAbbot Emeritus
45.4InstalledRaymund (Franz Julius) Tschudi (Tschudy), O.S.B. †Abbot of Maria Einsiedeln, SwitzerlandAbbot Emeritus
16 Nov66.3AppointedCarlo ConfalonieriArchpriest of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore {Saint Mary Major Basilica}Cardinal, Dean of the College of Cardinals
BornBruno Ann-Marie FeilletCaudéranAuxiliary Bishop of Reims, France
76.7DiedGregor RožmanBishop of Ljubljana, Slovenia
17 Nov58.3AppointedPeter Gratian Grimm, O.F.M. Cap. †Apostolic Administrator of Sibolga, IndonesiaBishop of Tianshui [Tsinchow], China
BornAlexis Touably YouloBérébloBishop of Agboville, Côte d’Ivoire
18 Nov74.9DiedHenri-Marius BernardBishop of Perpignan-Elne, France
19 Nov67.3DiedJoseph CharbonneauArchbishop Emeritus of Montréal, Québec, Canada
20 NovAppointedJuan de Dios Campuzano, O.F.M. †Prefect of Galápagos, EcuadorPrefect Emeritus
51.5AppointedSegundo Garcia de Sierra y MéndezCoadjutor Archbishop of Oviedo, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Burgos, Spain
51.5AppointedSegundo Garcia de Sierra y MéndezTitular Archbishop of PariumArchbishop Emeritus of Burgos, Spain
BornFranz-Peter Tebartz-van ElstKevelaer-TwistringenBishop Emeritus of Limburg, Germany
21 Nov55.1AppointedMaximilien de FürstenbergApostolic Delegate to AustraliaCardinal, Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
55.1AppointedMaximilien de FürstenbergApostolic Delegate to New ZealandCardinal, Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
BornWiesław SzlachetkaMała KomorzaAuxiliary Bishop of Gdańsk, Poland
22 Nov85.3DiedJoaquim Rafael Maria d’Assunçâo Pitinho, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Santiago de Cabo Verde
26.0Ordained PriestErcole LupinacciPriestBishop Emeritus of Lungro degli Italo-Albanesi (Italo-Albanese), Italy
24 Nov62.6AppointedBenno Walter Gut, O.S.B. †Abbot Primate of Order of Saint BenedictCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship
BornEfraín Mendoza CruzTlalnepantlaAuxiliary Bishop of Tlalnepantla, México, México
25 Nov43.8SelectedWalter Arthur Coggin, O.S.B. †Abbot of Belmont-Mary Help of Christians, North Carolina, USAAbbot Emeritus
BornIvan Tilak JayasunderaKandyFormer Bishop-Elect of Ratnapura, Sri Lanka
26 Nov70.9DiedAlfredo Lanfranconi, P.I.M.E. †Bishop of Toungoo, Myanmar
59.5AppointedAnton VovkBishop of Ljubljana, SloveniaArchbishop of Ljubljana, Slovenia
27 Nov47.2AppointedVincent Joseph HinesBishop of Norwich, Connecticut, USABishop Emeritus
48.1AppointedJames John HoganAuxiliary Bishop of Trenton, New Jersey, USABishop Emeritus of Altoona-Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA
48.1AppointedJames John HoganTitular Bishop of PhilomeliumBishop Emeritus of Altoona-Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA
64.5DiedCândido Bento Maria Penso, O.P. †Bishop of Goiás, Goias, Brazil
50.2AppointedErnest John PrimeauBishop of Manchester, New Hampshire, USABishop Emeritus
28 Nov41.7AppointedJosé de la Soledad Torres y CastañedaBishop of Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, México
29 Nov72.0DiedCarlos Francisco Hanlon, C.P. †Bishop of Catamarca, Argentina
23.4Ordained PriestThomas McMahonPriest of Brentwood, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
52.2Ordained BishopRaúl Silva Henríquez, S.D.B. †Bishop of Valparaíso, ChileCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Santiago de Chile
30 Nov BornAndrás VeresNyírbátorBishop of Szombathely, Hungary
1 Dec BornVital CorbelliniGaribaldiBishop of Marabá, Para, Brazil
3 Dec86.2DiedJuozapas SkvireckasArchbishop of Kaunas, Lithuania
4 Dec53.8AppointedJoseph Kuo Joshih, C.D.D. †Titular Archbishop of SalamisArchbishop Emeritus of Taipei, Taiwan
53.8ResignedJoseph Kuo Joshih, C.D.D. †Archbishop of Taipei, TaiwanArchbishop Emeritus
5 Dec85.7DiedHenry Grey GrahamAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh, Scotland, Great Britain
70.8AppointedAloysius Joseph MuenchTitular Archbishop of SelymbriaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Fargo, North Dakota, USA
70.8ResignedAloysius Joseph MuenchBishop of Fargo, North Dakota, USACardinal, Bishop Emeritus
6 Dec29.4Ordained PriestJoseph DasPriestBishop Emeritus of Berhampur, India
23.1Ordained PriestPier Giacomo GrampaPriest of Lugano, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
BornNicolaus Adi Seputra, M.S.C.PurwokertoArchbishop of Merauke, Indonesia
8 Dec38.9Ordained BishopCyrille Emmanuel BenniArchbishop of Mossul (Syrian), IraqArchbishop Emeritus
29.5Ordained PriestWalter Bini, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Lins, Sao Paulo, Brazil
69.2DiedHugh Louis LambBishop of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA
28.0Ordained PriestFernando Legal, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of São Miguel Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
23.5Ordained PriestLeonardo de Miranda PereiraPriest of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Paracatu, Minas Gerais, Brazil
BornLuis Fernando Rodríguez VelásquezMedellínAuxiliary Bishop of Cali, Colombia
76.7DiedPaolo RostagnoBishop of Ivrea, Italy
9 Dec77.1AppointedInnocenzo Alfredo Russo, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of PegaeBishop Emeritus of Bovino, Italy
77.1RetiredInnocenzo Alfredo Russo, O.F.M. †Bishop of Bovino, ItalyBishop Emeritus
10 Dec BornJohn Ebebe AyahBuja-ObanlikuBishop of Uyo, Nigeria
BornSilvio Siripong CharatsriBan Nok KwaekBishop of Chanthaburi, Thailand
11 Dec80.9DiedJohannes Baptist DietzBishop Emeritus of Fulda, Germany
44.4AppointedMichael DoumithBishop of Sarba (Maronite), Lebanon
40.1AppointedJoseph KhouryArchbishop of Tyr (Maronite), Lebanon
26.8Ordained PriestPeter Kwasi SarpongPriest of Kumasi, GhanaArchbishop Emeritus of Kumasi, Ghana
12 Dec37.3Ordained BishopArnulfo S. ArcillaBishop of Sorsogon, Philippines
61.3InstalledSilvino MartínezBishop of Rosario, Argentina
13 Dec BornErnesto Giobando, S.J.Santa Fe de la Vera CruzAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
14 Dec78.5Elevated to CardinalAugustin Bea, S.J. †Cardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
65.6AppointedFrancis John BrennanDean of the Roman RotaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Discipline of the Sacraments
54.1AppointedLéon-Toussaint-Jean-Clément Chambon, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of Bossangoa, Central African RepublicBishop Emeritus of Bossangoa, Central African Republic
78.1AppointedGaetano CicognaniCardinal-Bishop of FrascatiCardinal, Pro-Prefect Emeritus of the Apostolic Signatura
79.9AppointedSantiago Luis CopelloCardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in DamasoCardinal, Chancellor of the Apostolic Chancery
37.7AppointedEpaminondas José de AraújoBishop of Ruy Barbosa (Rui Barbosa), Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Palmeira dos Índios, Alagoas, Brazil
75.8AppointedWilliam Theodore HeardCardinal-Deacon of San TeodoroCardinal, Dean Emeritus of the Roman Rota
75.8Elevated to CardinalWilliam Theodore HeardCardinal, Dean Emeritus of the Roman Rota
75.8ResignedWilliam Theodore HeardDean of the Roman RotaCardinal, Dean Emeritus
72.1AppointedArcadio María Larraona Saralegui, C.M.F. †Cardinal-Deacon of Santi Biagio e Carlo ai CatinariCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation of Rites
72.1Elevated to CardinalArcadio María Larraona Saralegui, C.M.F. †Cardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation of Rites
64.9Elevated to CardinalPaolo MarellaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Fabric of St. Peter
64.9ResignedPaolo MarellaApostolic Nuncio to FranceCardinal, President Emeritus of the Fabric of St. Peter
55.6AppointedGabriel Auguste François MartyCoadjutor Archbishop of Reims, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Paris, France
55.6AppointedGabriel Auguste François MartyTitular Archbishop of HemesaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Paris, France
56.8AppointedAlbert Gregory MeyerCardinal-Priest of Santa CeciliaCardinal, Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
56.8Elevated to CardinalAlbert Gregory MeyerCardinal, Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
87.5AppointedFrancesco MoranoCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santi Cosma e Damiano
87.5Elevated to CardinalFrancesco MoranoCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santi Cosma e Damiano
70.8AppointedAloysius Joseph MuenchCardinal-Priest of San Bernardo alle TermeCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Fargo, North Dakota, USA
70.8Elevated to CardinalAloysius Joseph MuenchCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Fargo, North Dakota, USA
54.7AppointedPaul-Pierre Philippe, O.P. †Secretary of the Congregation of the Affairs of ReligiousCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
73.4AppointedGustavo TestaCardinal-Priest of San Girolamo dei CroatiCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
73.4Elevated to CardinalGustavo TestaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
16 Dec46.6AppointedHenri Marie Charles GuffletCoadjutor Bishop of Limoges, FranceBishop Emeritus
46.6AppointedHenri Marie Charles GuffletTitular Bishop of CalamaBishop Emeritus of Limoges, France
17 Dec70.2AppointedRaffaele BarattaArchbishop of Perugia, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
78.6AppointedAugustin Bea, S.J. †Cardinal-Deacon of San SabaCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
56.1AppointedRenato LuisiBishop of Bovino, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Nicastro, Italy
44.8AppointedMarius-Félix-Antoine MaziersAuxiliary Bishop of Lyon (-Vienne), FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
44.8AppointedMarius-Félix-Antoine MaziersTitular Bishop of Augustopolis in PhrygiaArchbishop Emeritus of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
52.4AppointedManuel Sánchez BeguiristáinBishop of Los Angeles, ChileArchbishop Emeritus of Concepción (Santissima Concezione), Chile
54.2AppointedJean-Marie VillotCoadjutor Archbishop of Lyon (-Vienne), FranceCardinal, Secretary of State
54.2AppointedJean-Marie VillotTitular Archbishop of BosporusCardinal, Secretary of State
18 Dec68.4DiedJohn Roderick MacDonaldBishop of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
BornPascal Jean Marcel WintzerRouenArchbishop of Poitiers, France
19 Dec37.1AppointedJohn Kodwo AmissahArchbishop of Cape Coast, Ghana
47.8AppointedGeorge Elmer Bernarding, S.V.D. †Vicar Apostolic of Mount Hagen, Papua New GuineaArchbishop Emeritus of Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea
47.8AppointedGeorge Elmer Bernarding, S.V.D. †Titular Bishop of BelabiteneArchbishop Emeritus of Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea
41.7AppointedRenatus Lwamosa ButibubageAuxiliary Bishop of Mwanza, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus of Mwanza, Tanzania
41.7AppointedRenatus Lwamosa ButibubageTitular Bishop of CasiusBishop Emeritus of Mwanza, Tanzania
44.8AppointedVirgil Patrick Copas, M.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Port Moresby, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus of Kerema, Papua New Guinea
44.8AppointedVirgil Patrick Copas, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of BennefaBishop Emeritus of Kerema, Papua New Guinea
25.8Ordained PriestLuís d’Andrea, O.F.M. Conv. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor ConventualBishop Emeritus of Caxias do Maranhão, Maranho, Brazil
71.4AppointedAlbert-Pierre Falière, M.E.P. †Titular Archbishop of Traianopolis in RhodopeArchbishop Emeritus of Mandalay, Myanmar
71.4RetiredAlbert-Pierre Falière, M.E.P. †Archbishop of Mandalay, MyanmarArchbishop Emeritus
45.0AppointedSamuel-Louis-Marie-Antoine Gaumain, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Moundou, ChadBishop Emeritus
25.6Ordained PriestJosé Lizares EstradaPriestAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
26.6Ordained PriestPetero MatacaPriest of Fiji Island, Pacific (Oceania)Archbishop Emeritus of Suva, Fiji, Pacific (Oceania)
50.1AppointedDominic Yoshimatsu NoguchiBishop of Hiroshima, JapanBishop Emeritus
28.1Ordained PriestFransiskus Xaverius Rocharjanta Prajasuta, M.S.F.Priest of Congregation of Missionaries of the Holy FamilyBishop Emeritus of Banjarmasin, Indonesia
45.2AppointedBernard Schilling, S.V.D. †Vicar Apostolic of Goroka, Papua New GuineaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Goroka, Papua New Guinea
45.2AppointedBernard Schilling, S.V.D. †Titular Bishop of CallipolisVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Goroka, Papua New Guinea
BornLisane-Christos Matheos SemahunAddis AbebaAuxiliary Bishop of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian), Ethiopia
58.2AppointedJohn Joseph U WinArchbishop of Mandalay, Myanmar
48.5InstalledFrancisco Juan VénneraBishop of San Nicolás de los Arroyos, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
45.9AppointedCesar Gerardo Maria Vielmo Guerra, O.S.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Aysén, Chile
45.9AppointedCesar Gerardo Maria Vielmo Guerra, O.S.M. †Titular Bishop of AriassusVicar Apostolic of Aysén, Chile
44.9AppointedFrancesco Vòllaro, O.SS.T. †Bishop of Ambatondrazaka, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
25.1Ordained PriestGeorg WeinholdPriest of Meißen (Meissen), GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen), Germany
20 Dec25.8Ordained PriestPatrick Ronald CooneyPriest of Detroit, Michigan, USABishop Emeritus of Gaylord, Michigan, USA
25.8Ordained PriestJoseph Ek ThabpingPriest of Ratchaburi, ThailandBishop
27.0Ordained PriestNicholas Marcus FernandoPriest of Colombo in Ceylon, Sri LankaArchbishop Emeritus of Colombo, Sri Lanka
28.7Ordained PriestFrancis Anthony GomesPriestBishop Emeritus of Mymensingh, Bangladesh
25.5Ordained PriestLaurindo Guizzardi, C.S.Priest of Congregation of the Missionaries of Saint Charles BorromeoBishop Emeritus of Foz do Iguaçu, Parana, Brazil
32.4Ordained PriestSavarinathen IruthayarajPriestBishop Emeritus of Palayamkottai, India
30.9Ordained PriestMichael Michai KitbunchuPriest of Bangkok, ThailandCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
29.7Ordained PriestPhilippe Fanoko Kossi KpodzroPriest of Atakpamé, TogoArchbishop Emeritus of Lomé, Togo
26.8Ordained PriestRafael Llano CifuentesPriest of Opus DeiBishop Emeritus of Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
23.9Ordained PriestGilbert Marie Michel MéranvillePriest of Fort-de-France (e Saint Pierre), Martinique, AntillesArchbishop
28.4Ordained PriestPaul Nguyên Van HòaPriestBishop Emeritus of Nha Trang, Viet Nam
25.4Ordained PriestDaniel Edward PilarczykPriest of Cincinnati, Ohio, USAArchbishop Emeritus
25.8Ordained PriestRobert Fortune SanchezPriest of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USAArchbishop Emeritus
24.3Ordained PriestRichard John SklbaPriest of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
69.2AppointedThomas Tien Ken-hsin (Tienchensing), S.V.D. †Apostolic Administrator of Taipei, TaiwanCardinal, Archbishop of Beijing [Peking], China
29.8Ordained PriestThomas Stafford WilliamsPriest of Wellington, New ZealandCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
21 Dec54.8AppointedCornelius Bronsveld, M. Afr. †Titular Archbishop of Leontopolis in AugustamnicaArchbishop Emeritus of Tabora, Tanzania
54.8ResignedCornelius Bronsveld, M. Afr. †Archbishop of Tabora, TanzaniaArchbishop Emeritus
73.4RetiredTeodoro Bernardo Eugenín Barrientos, SS.CC. †Bishop of Chile, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
45.2AppointedThomas MorrisArchbishop of Cashel (-Emly), IrelandArchbishop Emeritus
59.1Ordained BishopThomas Joseph RileyTitular Bishop of RegiaeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
25 Dec BornFelix Lian Khen ThangGam NgaiBishop of Kalay, Myanmar
26 Dec59.1DiedJustin Joseph McCarthyBishop of Camden, New Jersey, USA
27 Dec27.4Ordained PriestPierre-Antonio-Jean Bach, M.E.P.Priest of La Société des Missions EtrangèresVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Savannakhet, Laos
47.9AppointedAlfons Karl KempfAuxiliary Bishop of Würzburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
47.9AppointedAlfons Karl KempfTitular Bishop of LimyraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Würzburg, Germany
29 Dec57.6DiedDaniel-Auguste LemonnierAuxiliary Bishop of Rouen, France
30 Dec40.9AppointedJosé de Jesús Pimiento RodriguezBishop of Montería, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus of Manizales, Colombia

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