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The Year of Our Lord 1961

Bishop Events

September to October


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Sep21.3ProfessedJerome George Hanus, O.S.B.Member of Order of Saint BenedictArchbishop Emeritus of Dubuque, Iowa, USA
52.6AppointedRaffaele PellecchiaBishop of Alife, ItalyArchbishop of Sorrento, Italy
3 Sep49.3Ordained BishopJosip ArnericBishop of Šibenik (Knin), CroatiaBishop Emeritus
27.1Ordained PriestJean Marie Julien BallandPriest of Bourges, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Lyon (-Vienne), France
25.9Ordained PriestStanislas KaburunguPriest of Ngozi, BurundiBishop Emeritus
47.7Ordained BishopGodfrey Okoye, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Port Harcourt, NigeriaBishop of Enugu, Nigeria
41.6Ordained BishopVicente Faustino ZazpeBishop of Rafaela, ArgentinaArchbishop of Santa Fe, Argentina
4 Sep74.9DiedIsidore FattalArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Melkite Greek), Syria
BornMark Andrew HagemoenVancouverBishop of Mackenzie-Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada
48.7AppointedDomenico PicchinennaBishop of Cosenza, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Catania, Italy
6 Sep62.3AppointedRené Graffin, C.S.Sp. †Titular Archbishop of MisthiaArchbishop Emeritus of Yaoundé, Cameroon
62.3ResignedRené Graffin, C.S.Sp. †Archbishop of Yaoundé, CameroonArchbishop Emeritus
33.6Ordained PriestCharles-Remy Rakotonirina, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusBishop of Farafangana, Madagascar
8 Sep68.4AppointedJozef Willem Maria BaetenTitular Archbishop of StauropolisBishop Emeritus of Breda, Netherlands
68.4ResignedJozef Willem Maria BaetenBishop of Breda, NetherlandsBishop Emeritus
30.0Ordained PriestFelix Eugenio MkhoriPriestBishop Emeritus of Lilongwe, Malawi
26.2Ordained PriestBlasius PujoraharjaPriestBishop Emeritus of Ketapang, Indonesia
39.7Ordained BishopJosé de Jesús Sahagún de la ParraBishop of Tula, Hidalgo, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán, México
9 Sep BornPietro LagneseVitulazioBishop of Ischia, Italy
10 Sep41.6Ordained BishopMauricio Eugenio Magliano, S.D.B. †Bishop of Río Gallegos, Argentina
42.3AppointedJerome Arthur (Gerolamo) Pechillo, T.O.R. †Prelate of Coronel Oviedo, ParaguayAuxiliary Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, USA
11 Sep41.7AppointedJean-Baptiste GahamanyiBishop of Astrida, RwandaBishop Emeritus of Butare, Rwanda
BornLaurent Jean Lucien Marie PercerouDreuxBishop of Moulins, France
53.0AppointedFelicissimo Stefano Tinivella, O.F.M. †Coadjutor Bishop of Torino {Turin}, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Ancona e Numana, Italy
53.0AppointedFelicissimo Stefano Tinivella, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of CanaArchbishop Emeritus of Ancona e Numana, Italy
48.3AppointedJoseph Weigl, M.S.C. †Bishop of Ikela, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Bokungu-Ikela, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
37.7AppointedJean ZoaArchbishop of Yaoundé, Cameroon
12 Sep BornJosé Valdeci Santos MendesCoroatáBishop of Brejo, Maranho, Brazil
17 Sep43.3Ordained BishopAlberto DevotoBishop of Goya, Argentina
24.4Ordained PriestLluís Martínez SistachPriest of Barcelona, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Barcelona, Spain
18 Sep48.9AppointedMaurice-Mathieu-Louis RigaudBishop of Pamiers (-Couserans-Mirepoix), FranceArchbishop of Auch (-Condom-Lectoure-Lombez), France
75.0DiedSouleyman SayeghAuxiliary Bishop of Mossul (Chaldean), Iraq
20 Sep68.6SelectedPaul AchkarArchbishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Melkite Greek), SyriaArchbishop Emeritus
52.0AppointedAntonius HofmannCoadjutor Bishop of Passau, GermanyBishop Emeritus
52.0AppointedAntonius HofmannTitular Bishop of BereniceBishop Emeritus of Passau, Germany
21 Sep36.9Ordained BishopRomán Arrieta VillalobosBishop of Tilarán, Costa RicaArchbishop Emeritus of San José de Costa Rica
39.1Ordained BishopBenedito Domingos Vito Coscia, O.F.M. †Bishop of Jataí, Goias, BrazilBishop Emeritus
40.5Ordained BishopLorenzo Michele Joseph Graziano, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of LimataBishop Emeritus of San Miguel, El Salvador
41.4Ordained BishopLuis Mena ArroyoTitular Bishop of DanabaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of México, Federal District
41.7Ordained BishopPaulo José TavaresBishop of Macau, China
22 Sep BornVirgilio do Nascimento AntunesSão MamedeBishop of Coimbra, Portugal
27.4ProfessedOlívio Teodoro Obalhe, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorPrelate of Cristalândia, Goias, Brazil
23 Sep49.2InstalledGuillermo BolattiBishop of Rosario, ArgentinaArchbishop of Rosario, Argentina
88.1DiedJohn William Campling, M.H.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Upper Nile {Nilo Superiore}, Uganda
28.5Ordained DeaconEdward Peter CullenDeacon of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus of Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
48.4AppointedWalter William CurtisBishop of Bridgeport, Connecticut, USABishop Emeritus
24.9Ordained PriestManuel Gerardo Donoso Donoso, SS.CC.Priest of Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and MaryArchbishop Emeritus of La Serena, Chile
25.9Ordained DeaconJohn Patrick FoleyDeacon of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USACardinal, Grand Master Emeritus of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
BornGintaras Linas GrušasWashington, USAArchbishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
24 Sep35.4Ordained BishopFelipe Santiago Benitez AvalosTitular Bishop of Chersonesus in EuropaArchbishop Emeritus of Asunción, Paraguay
40.1Ordained BishopFrancisco Felipe de la Cruz Muguerza, O.F.M. †Bishop of Orán, Argentina
25 Sep51.4AppointedOpilio RossiApostolic Nuncio to AustriaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses
27 Sep63.5InstalledLawrence Joseph ShehanCoadjutor Archbishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
30 Sep52.9InstalledCarlos María CafferataBishop of San Luis, Argentina
31.3Ordained PriestFranco CrociPriest of Crema, ItalyVice President Emeritus of the Labour Office of the Apostolic See
48.1InstalledJulius August DöpfnerCardinal, Archbishop of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
87.0DiedMichael MemelauerBishop of Sankt Pölten, Austria
Oct53.1AppointedJános BárdApostolic Administrator of Kalocsa, HungaryAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
67.0ResignedMartin Lucas, S.V.D. †Apostolic Delegate to ScandinaviaApostolic Delegate Emeritus
1 Oct62.7DiedWilliam Otterwell BradyArchbishop of Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
24.8Ordained PriestNikólaos FoskolosPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Athēnai {Athens}, Greece
44.4InstalledJorge Gottau, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Añatuya, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
41.7InstalledMauricio Eugenio Magliano, S.D.B. †Bishop of Río Gallegos, Argentina
46.7InstalledManuel MenéndezBishop of San Martín, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
44.2Ordained BishopJosé Léon Rojas ChaparroTitular Bishop of CapitoliasBishop of Trujillo, Venezuela
44.3SucceededFranz ŽakBishop of Sankt Pölten, AustriaBishop Emeritus
2 Oct18.1ProfessedAlessandro Carmelo Ruffinoni, C.S.Member of Congregation of the Missionaries of Saint Charles BorromeoBishop of Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
3 Oct28.3Ordained PriestAlphonse Bilung, S.V.D.Priest of Society of the Divine WordBishop Emeritus of Rourkela, India
BornGinés Ramón García BeltránLoraBishop of Guadix, Spain
73.8DiedJózsef GrőszArchbishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
27.2Ordained PriestJames PazhayattilPriestBishop Emeritus of Irinjalakuda (Syro-Malabarese), India
37.3Ordained BishopPaul Sani Kleden, S.V.D. †Bishop of Denpasar, Indonesia
4 Oct75.2AppointedGustavo TestaOfficial of the Roman Curia - OtherCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
BornHubertus Matheus Maria van MegenEygelshovenApostolic Nuncio to Sudan
5 Oct47.7AppointedGaetano AlibrandiTitular Archbishop of BindaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Ireland
47.7AppointedGaetano AlibrandiApostolic Nuncio to ChileApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Ireland
50.4AppointedEmanuele ClarizioTitular Archbishop of Claudiopolis in IsauriaPresident Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
50.4AppointedEmanuele ClarizioApostolic Nuncio to Dominican RepublicPresident Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
48.0AppointedCarlo MartiniTitular Archbishop of AbariArchbishop Emeritus of L’Aquila, Italy
49.5AppointedCarmine RoccoTitular Archbishop of Iustinianopolis in GalatiaApostolic Nuncio to Brazil
49.5AppointedCarmine RoccoApostolic Nuncio to BoliviaApostolic Nuncio to Brazil
8 Oct43.5Ordained BishopFrançois AbrahaBishop of Asmara (Ethiopian), EritreaBishop Emeritus
47.2Ordained BishopPierre Bouckaert, S.J. †Bishop of Popokabaka, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
24.7Ordained PriestPier Luigi CelataPriest of Sovana e Pitigliano, ItalyVice-Chamberlain of the Apostolic Chamber
37.7Ordained BishopMarcos Gregorio McGrath, C.S.C. †Titular Bishop of CaeciriArchbishop Emeritus of Panamá
10 Oct BornOliver P. Aro, M.S.P.Pagadian City, PhilippinesSuperior of Tokelau, Pacific (Oceania)
51.1AppointedFranz HengsbachBishop of Germany, MilitaryCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Essen, Germany
11 Oct60.0AppointedFrancis Edward HylandTitular Bishop of BisicaBishop Emeritus of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
60.0ResignedFrancis Edward HylandBishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USABishop Emeritus
DiedJohn Baptist Tokisuke NodaPrefect of Niigata, Japan
12 Oct83.1DiedJean-Marie-Felix Amoudru, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Pyrgos
BornEugeniusz Mirosław PopowiczCzłuchówAuxiliary Bishop of Przemyśl-Warszawa {-Warsaw} (Ukrainian), Poland
41.7InstalledVicente Faustino ZazpeBishop of Rafaela, ArgentinaArchbishop of Santa Fe, Argentina
13 Oct36.4AppointedJosé Mauro Ramalho de Alarcón SantiagoBishop of Iguatú, Ceara, BrazilBishop Emeritus
14 Oct53.4AppointedMario BriniTitular Archbishop of AlgizaSecretary Emeritus of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
46.9AppointedGiuseppe (Joseph) CaprioTitular Archbishop of ApolloniaCardinal, Grand Master Emeritus of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
50.1AppointedAmbrogio MarchioniTitular Archbishop of SeverianaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Switzerland
52.0AppointedSante PortalupiTitular Archbishop of ChristopolisApostolic Nuncio to Portugal
51.6AppointedVittore Ugo RighiTitular Archbishop of BiltaOfficial of the Secretariat of State
51.6AppointedVittore Ugo RighiApostolic Internuncio to IranOfficial of the Secretariat of State
15 Oct77.7DiedJohn Joseph MittyArchbishop of San Francisco, California, USA
BornUrbain NgassongoKinshasaBishop of Gamboma, Congo
41.8Ordained BishopAndrés Sapelak, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of Sebastopolis in ThraciaBishop Emeritus of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires (Ukrainian), Argentina
16 Oct50.9AppointedRaimundo Cesare Bergamin, S.X. †Bishop of Padang, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
54.7AppointedPaternus Nicholas Joannes Cornelius Geise, O.F.M. †Bishop of Bogor, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
17 Oct32.3AppointedGérard-Joseph Deschamps, S.M.M.Prefect of Daru, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus of Bereina, Papua New Guinea
18 Oct27.7Ordained PriestPaul ChittilapillyPriestBishop Emeritus of Thamarasserry (Syro-Malabarese), India
27.1Ordained PriestHenk Kronenberg, S.M.Priest of Society of MaryBishop Emeritus of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea
75.2DiedRaffaele Angelo Palazzi, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Hengyang [Hengchow], China
55.1AppointedAngelo PrinettoVicar Apostolic of Loreto, ItalyVicar Apostolic Emeritus
55.1AppointedAngelo PrinettoTitular Bishop of HadrianeVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Loreto, Italy
25.1Ordained PriestGeorge PunnakottilPriest of Kothamangalam (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaBishop Emeritus
20 Oct81.5DiedJoseph James Byrne, C.S.Sp. †Bishop Emeritus of Moshi, Tanzania
21 Oct40.2InstalledFrancisco Felipe de la Cruz Muguerza, O.F.M. †Bishop of Orán, Argentina
22 Oct29.7Ordained PriestMiguel C. Cinches, S.V.D. †Priest of Society of the Divine WordBishop Emeritus of Surigao, Philippines
42.8Ordained BishopFortunato Antonio RossiTitular Bishop of DicesArchbishop Emeritus of Corrientes, Argentina
26 Oct73.4AppointedEmilio de Brigard OrtizTitular Archbishop of DystisAuxiliary Bishop of Bogotá, Colombia
42.2Ordained BishopJaroslav GabroBishop of Saint Nicholas of Chicago (Ukrainian), Illinois, USA
50.0AppointedPaul GrégoireAuxiliary Bishop of Montréal, Québec, CanadaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
50.0AppointedPaul GrégoireTitular Bishop of CurubisCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Montréal, Québec, Canada
42.1Ordained BishopAugustine Eugene Hornyak, O.S.B.M. †Titular Bishop of HermonthisApostolic Exarch Emeritus of Great Britain (Ukrainian)
26.2Ordained PriestRamón Darío Molina Jaramillo, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Neiva, Colombia
27 Oct46.1InstalledPedro Reginaldo LiraBishop of San Francisco, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
28 Oct35.5AppointedJohannes Willem Maria Bluyssen (Bluijssen)Auxiliary Bishop of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), NetherlandsBishop Emeritus
35.5AppointedJohannes Willem Maria Bluyssen (Bluijssen)Titular Bishop of AëtusBishop Emeritus of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), Netherlands
62.1AppointedJoseph Ludwig BuchkremerAuxiliary Bishop of Aachen, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
62.1AppointedJoseph Ludwig BuchkremerTitular Bishop of AggarAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Aachen, Germany
47.1AppointedLuigi DadaglioTitular Archbishop of LerusCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
47.1AppointedLuigi DadaglioApostolic Nuncio to VenezuelaCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
50.8AppointedGuido Del MestriTitular Archbishop of TuscamiaCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Germany
49.7AppointedGiovanni FerrofinoTitular Archbishop of Zenopolis in IsauriaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Ecuador
BornCharles Morerod, O.P.RiazBishop of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg), Switzerland
26.1Ordained PriestAlano Maria Pena, O.P.Priest of Order of Friars PreachersArchbishop Emeritus of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
53.0AppointedFelice PirozziTitular Archbishop of GratianaPresident of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, Roman Curia
50.5Ordained BishopGuy-Marie-Joseph RiobéTitular Bishop of MuliaBishop of Orléans, France
47.8AppointedSaverio ZupiTitular Archbishop of SerraApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Malta
29 Oct50.4Ordained BishopEmanuele ClarizioTitular Archbishop of Claudiopolis in IsauriaPresident Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
43.4InstalledAlberto DevotoBishop of Goya, Argentina
63.2Ordained BishopAlbert Hermelink Gentiaras, S.C.I. †Bishop of Tandjung-Karang, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus of Tanjungkarang, Indonesia
48.1Ordained BishopCarlo MartiniTitular Archbishop of AbariArchbishop Emeritus of L’Aquila, Italy
43.8Ordained BishopAlexander Mbuka-NzunduTitular Bishop of CataquasBishop of Kikwit, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
35.4Ordained BishopAntônio Ribeiro de OliveiraTitular Bishop of ArindelaArchbishop Emeritus of Goiânia, Goias, Brazil
50.0Ordained BishopRicardo RöschBishop of Concordia, Argentina
30 Oct53.8AppointedThomas Joseph DruryBishop of San Angelo, Texas, USABishop Emeritus of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
BornEamon MartinDerryArchbishop of Armagh, Ireland
50.6AppointedEldon Bernard SchusterAuxiliary Bishop of Great Falls, Montana, USABishop Emeritus of Great Falls-Billings, Montana, USA
50.6AppointedEldon Bernard SchusterTitular Bishop of AmbladaBishop Emeritus of Great Falls-Billings, Montana, USA
31 Oct56.1AppointedLuigi OldaniAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
56.1AppointedLuigi OldaniTitular Bishop of GergisAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
49.7AppointedAntonino PinciTitular Archbishop of Tarasa in NumidiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Panama
49.7AppointedAntonino PinciApostolic Nuncio to PanamaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
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