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The Year of Our Lord 1966

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Feb54.2AppointedNicola Agnozzi, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Ndola, ZambiaBishop Emeritus of Ariano Irpino-Lacedonia, Italy
53.3AppointedAnthony Rayappa ArulappaArchbishop of Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor), IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
46.5AppointedSamuel Emmanuel Carter, S.J. †Auxiliary Bishop of Kingston in Jamaica, AntillesArchbishop Emeritus
46.5AppointedSamuel Emmanuel Carter, S.J. †Titular Bishop of CenculianaArchbishop Emeritus of Kingston in Jamaica, Antilles
37.0IncardinatedBarnabas Rugwizangonga Halem ’ImanaPriest of Kabale, UgandaBishop Emeritus
46.6AppointedPlacidus Gervasius Nkalanga, O.S.B. †Apostolic Administrator of Kabale, UgandaBishop Emeritus of Bukoba, Tanzania
BornAzad Sabri ShabaBishop of Dohuk (Duhok) (Chaldean), Iraq
40.4AppointedThomas Stewart, S.S.C.M.E. †Bishop of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
2 Feb52.2Ordained BishopPatrick Joseph CaseyTitular Bishop of SufarBishop Emeritus of Brentwood, England, Great Britain
75.2DiedMario Civelli, P.I.M.E. †Bishop of Jixian [Weihwei], China
23.1Solemn VowsIrineu Gassen, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Vacaria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
BornJoseph Han ZhihaiBishop of Lanzhou [Lanchow], China
27.5Ordained PriestGeorges Kahhalé Zouhaïraty, B.A.Priest of Ordre Basilien Alépin (Melkite Greek)Apostolic Exarch Emeritus of Venezuela (Melkite Greek)
60.6AppointedLuigi PunzoloApostolic Pro-Nuncio to SyriaApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Velletri, Italy
65.8AppointedGiovanni UrbaniPresident of the Italian Episcopal ConferenceCardinal, Patriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
3 Feb46.1AppointedAntónio de Castro Xavier MonteiroArchbishop (Personal Title), Auxiliary of Lisboa {Lisbon}, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Lamego, Portugal
46.1AppointedAntónio de Castro Xavier MonteiroTitular Archbishop of MityleneBishop Emeritus of Lamego, Portugal
60.0DiedPio Agostino Crivellari, O.F.M. †Bishop of Trivento, Italy
5 Feb BornOscar Jaime Llaneta FlorencioBishop of Philippines, Military
6 Feb42.3Ordained BishopGabino Peral de la Torre, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Castellum RipaeVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Iquitos, Peru
26.1Ordained PriestCarlos Prada SanmiguelPriest of Bucaramanga, ColombiaBishop Emeritus of Duitama-Sogamoso, Colombia
48.0Ordained BishopIgnacy Marcin TokarczukBishop of Przemyśl, PolandArchbishop Emeritus of Przemyśl, Poland
BornJohn-Nhàn TrầnAuxiliary Bishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
53.0AppointedAngelo Raimondo Verardo, O.P. †Apostolic Administrator of Amalfi, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Ventimiglia-San Remo, Italy
7 Feb50.1AppointedAngelo Félix MugnolAuxiliary Bishop of Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop of Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
50.1AppointedAngelo Félix MugnolTitular Bishop of NicivesBishop of Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
52.2AppointedJohn Joseph Thomas RyanArchbishop of Anchorage, Alaska, USAArchbishop Emeritus of United States of America, Military
8 Feb BornJoel Maria dos SantosAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
9 Feb61.3Ordained BishopAlfred Cuthbert Gumbinger, O.F.M. Cap. †Archbishop of Izmir (Smirne), Turkey
75.2AppointedAlfredo OttavianiPro-Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the FaithCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
10 Feb65.0DiedGiuseppe BurzioApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Cuba
BornJeffrey Michael FlemingBishop of Great Falls-Billings, Montana, USA
57.5AppointedCorrado UrsiCoadjutor Bishop of Potenza e Marsico Nuovo, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
58.7DiedWilliam Patrick Whelan, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Bloemfontein, South Africa
11 Feb50.6Ordained BishopJames Francis CarneyTitular Bishop of OboriArchbishop of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
48.2Ordained BishopAugustine HarrisTitular Bishop of SociaBishop Emeritus of Middlesbrough, England, Great Britain
42.7AppointedDino TrabalziniAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Cosenza-Bisignano, Italy
42.7AppointedDino TrabalziniTitular Bishop of MunatianaArchbishop Emeritus of Cosenza-Bisignano, Italy
50.9AppointedOscar ZaneraAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
50.9AppointedOscar ZaneraTitular Bishop of SuristaAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
12 Feb50.1Ordained BishopGirolamo Maria Casalini, O.S.M. †Bishop of Manzini, eSwatiniBishop Emeritus
54.2AppointedHonorato Piazera, S.C.I. †Coadjutor Bishop of Lages, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus
54.2AppointedHonorato Piazera, S.C.I. †Titular Bishop of Castellum IabarBishop Emeritus of Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil
14 Feb48.8AppointedRicardo Durand Flórez, S.J. †Archbishop of Cuzco, PeruBishop Emeritus of Callao, Peru
15 Feb BornDominique Marie Joseph Blanchet, Ist. del PradoBishop of Créteil, France
46.0AppointedDonaldo Gonzalo Chávez NúñezAuxiliary Bishop of Managua, Nicaragua
46.0AppointedDonaldo Gonzalo Chávez NúñezTitular Bishop of Giru Mons
50.9AppointedProsper Paul Dodds, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Saint-Louis du Sénégal
74.3AppointedEmile Maurice GuerryTitular Archbishop of OctavaArchbishop Emeritus of Cambrai, France
74.3RetiredEmile Maurice GuerryArchbishop of Cambrai, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
61.5SucceededHenri-Martin-Félix JennyArchbishop of Cambrai, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
43.7AppointedStephen Kim Sou-hwanBishop of Masan, Korea (South)Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Seoul, Korea (South)
55.1AppointedStanislaus LokuangArchbishop of Taipei, TaiwanArchbishop Emeritus
39.7AppointedJames Edward Michaels, S.S.C.M.E. †Auxiliary Bishop of Gwangju, Korea (South)Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, USA
39.7AppointedJames Edward Michaels, S.S.C.M.E. †Titular Bishop of VerbeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, USA
75.3CeasedThomas Tien Ken-hsin (Tienchensing), S.V.D. †Apostolic Administrator of Taipei, TaiwanCardinal, Archbishop of Beijing [Peking], China
54.6AppointedFrancisco Juan VénneraTitular Bishop of IubaltianaBishop Emeritus of San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Argentina
54.6ResignedFrancisco Juan VénneraBishop of San Nicolás de los Arroyos, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
16 Feb79.5AppointedNicola CapassoTitular Bishop of ZabaBishop Emeritus of Acerra, Italy
79.5RetiredNicola CapassoBishop of Acerra, ItalyBishop Emeritus
54.9AppointedBruno Bernard HeimApostolic Pro-Nuncio to FinlandApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
19 Feb69.5AppointedFerdinando Giuseppe Antonelli, O.F.M. †Titular Archbishop of IdicraCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
57.6SucceededAdolfo Luís Bossi, O.F.M. Cap. †Prelate of São José do Grajaú, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
80.0RetiredEmiliano Giuseppe Lonati, O.F.M. Cap. †Prelate of São José do Grajaú, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
67.7AppointedGiacomo ViolardoTitular Archbishop of SatafiCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Congregation of the Discipline of the Sacraments
20 Feb75.3DiedPaul Louis Marie Audren, M.E.P. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Yünnanfu, China
23.5Ordained PriestOsvaldo PadillaPriestApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Korea
21 Feb48.0AppointedMarcelo González MartínCoadjutor Archbishop of Barcelona, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Toledo, Spain
48.0AppointedMarcelo González MartínTitular Archbishop of Casae MedianaeCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Toledo, Spain
22 Feb66.6DiedJoseph Nakabaale Kiwánuka, M. Afr. †Archbishop of Rubaga, Uganda
23 Feb BornJohannes WübbeAuxiliary Bishop of Osnabrück, Germany
24 Feb96.6DiedDionigio CasaroliArchbishop of Gaeta, Italy
61.3SucceededLorenzo GargiuloArchbishop of Gaeta, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
BornLarry James KulickBishop of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA
BornLuis Enrique Saldaña Guerra, O.F.M.Bishop of David, Panama
26 Feb59.4AppointedMiguel BalaguerBishop of Tacuarembó, UruguayBishop Emeritus
49.9AppointedAntonio CorsoBishop of Maldonado-Punta del Este, Uruguay
Born[Francis Lu Shouwang]Bishop of Yichang [Ichang], China
55.9AppointedCarlos Parteli KellerCoadjutor Archbishop of Montevideo, UruguayArchbishop Emeritus
55.9AppointedCarlos Parteli KellerTitular Archbishop of Turris in MauretaniaArchbishop Emeritus of Montevideo, Uruguay
27 Feb BornTaddeo Wang YueshengBishop of Zhengzhou [Chengchow], China
28 Feb BornJán KubošAuxiliary Bishop of Spiš, Slovakia
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