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The Year of Our Lord 1961

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Sep21.2ProfessedJerome George Hanus, O.S.B.Member of Order of Saint BenedictArchbishop Emeritus of Dubuque, Iowa, USA
52.5AppointedRaffaele 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
41.5Ordained BishopVicente Faustino ZazpeBishop of Rafaela, ArgentinaArchbishop of Santa Fe, Argentina
4 Sep74.8DiedIsidore FattalArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Melkite Greek), Syria
BornMark Andrew HagemoenBishop of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
48.6AppointedDomenico PicchinennaBishop of Cosenza, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Catania, Italy
6 Sep62.3AppointedRené Marie Graffin, C.S.Sp. †Titular Archbishop of MisthiaArchbishop Emeritus of Yaoundé, Cameroon
62.3ResignedRené Marie Graffin, C.S.Sp. †Archbishop of Yaoundé, CameroonArchbishop Emeritus
33.6Ordained PriestCharles-Remy Rakotonirina, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusBishop of Farafangana, Madagascar
7 Sep24.3Perpetual VowsMichael David Pfeifer, O.M.I.Member of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop Emeritus of San Angelo, Texas, USA
8 Sep68.4AppointedJozef Willem Maria BaetenTitular Archbishop of StauropolisBishop Emeritus of Breda, Netherlands
68.4ResignedJozef Willem Maria BaetenBishop of Breda, NetherlandsBishop Emeritus
21.7Solemn VowsEugeniusz Juretzko, O.M.I. †Member of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop Emeritus of Yokadouma, Cameroon
30.0Ordained PriestFelix Eugenio MkhoriPriestBishop Emeritus of Lilongwe, Malawi
26.2Ordained PriestBlasius PujoraharjaPriestBishop Emeritus of Ketapang, Indonesia
39.6Ordained BishopJosé de Jesús Sahagún de la ParraBishop of Tula, Hidalgo, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán, México
9 Sep BornPietro LagneseBishop 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 Sep41.6AppointedJean-Baptiste GahamanyiBishop of Astrida, RwandaBishop Emeritus of Butare, Rwanda
BornLaurent Jean Lucien Marie PercerouBishop 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.)
37.6AppointedJean ZoaArchbishop of Yaoundé, Cameroon
12 Sep BornJosé Valdeci Santos MendesBishop of Brejo, Maranhão, Brazil
15 Sep BornJohn Kim Son-TaeBishop of Jeonju {Chonju, Jeon Ju}, Korea (South)
16 Sep BornBarthol BarrettoAuxiliary Bishop of Bombay, India
17 Sep43.3Ordained BishopAlberto DevotoBishop of Goya, Argentina
24.3Ordained PriestLluís Martínez SistachPriest of Barcelona, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Barcelona, Spain
18 Sep48.9AppointedMaurice-Mathieu-Louis RigaudBishop of Pamiers (-Couserans-Mirepoix), FranceArchbishop of Auch (-Condom-Lectoure-Lombez), France
74.9DiedSouleyman SayeghAuxiliary Bishop of Mossul (Chaldean), Iraq
20 Sep68.6SelectedPaul AchkarArchbishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Melkite Greek), SyriaArchbishop Emeritus
51.9AppointedAntonius HofmannCoadjutor Bishop of Passau, GermanyBishop Emeritus
51.9AppointedAntonius HofmannTitular Bishop of BereniceBishop Emeritus of Passau, Germany
BornMark Steven RivitusoAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
21 Sep36.8Ordained 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
40.4Ordained 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
41.6Ordained BishopPaulo José TavaresBishop of Macau, China
22 Sep BornVirgilio do Nascimento AntunesBishop of Coimbra, Portugal
27.4ProfessedOlívio Teodoro Obalhe, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorPrelate of Cristalândia, Goias, Brazil
23 Sep49.1InstalledGuillermo BolattiBishop of Rosario, ArgentinaArchbishop of Rosario, Argentina
88.0DiedJohn 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
48.3AppointedWalter 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
25.8Ordained DeaconJohn Patrick FoleyDeacon of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USACardinal, Grand Master Emeritus of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
BornGintaras Linas GrušasArchbishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
24 Sep35.3Ordained BishopFelipe Santiago Benitez AvalosTitular Bishop of Chersonesus in EuropaArchbishop Emeritus of Asunción, Paraguay
40.0Ordained BishopFrancisco Felipe de la Cruz Muguerza, O.F.M. †Bishop of Orán, Argentina
24.8Ordained DeaconErnesto Antolin SalgadoDeacon of Nueva Segovia, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
25 Sep51.3AppointedOpilio 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
31.2Ordained PriestFranco CrociPriest of Crema, ItalyVice President Emeritus of the Labour Office of the Apostolic See
48.0InstalledJulius August DöpfnerCardinal, Archbishop of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
87.0DiedMichael MemelauerBishop of Sankt Pölten, Austria
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