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The Year of Our Lord 1966

Bishop Events

November to December


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Nov62.0AppointedGeorges JacquotArchbishop of Marseille, France
2 Nov BornValentine Tsamma SeaneLobasteBishop of Gaborone, Botswana
3 Nov50.6AppointedJoseph Kilasara, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of TisediBishop Emeritus of Moshi, Tanzania
50.6ResignedJoseph Kilasara, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Moshi, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
41.8Ordained BishopGabriel Larraín ValdiviesoTitular Bishop of TheudalisAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Santiago de Chile
80.1AppointedLafayette LibânioTitular Bishop of Girus TarasiiBishop Emeritus of Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
80.1RetiredLafayette LibânioBishop of Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
BornGervas John Mwasikwabhila NyaisongaBundaBishop of Mpanda, Tanzania
39.7AppointedGilberto Pereira LopesBishop of Ipameri, Goias, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
5 Nov23.6ProfessedJaime Enrique Duque Correa, M.X.Y. †Member of Misioneros Javerianos de YarumalBishop of El Banco, Colombia
88.2DiedHeinrich RoleffAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
6 Nov42.1Ordained BishopManuel Edmilson da CruzTitular Bishop of Vicus CaesarisBishop Emeritus of Limoeiro do Norte, Ceara, Brazil
12 Nov71.5AppointedAbdallah NujaimTitular Bishop of Parembolae in PhoeniciaBishop Emeritus of Baalbek (Maronite), Lebanon
71.5ResignedAbdallah NujaimBishop of Baalbek (Maronite), LebanonBishop Emeritus
15 Nov54.8AppointedLeo Clement Andrew Arkfeld, S.V.D. †Bishop of Wewak, Papua New GuineaArchbishop Emeritus of Madang, Papua New Guinea
41.0AppointedAnthyme BayalaBishop of Koudougou, Burkina Faso
54.8AppointedGeorge Elmer Bernarding, S.V.D. †Bishop of Mount Hagen, Papua New GuineaArchbishop Emeritus of Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea
58.9AppointedJohn Edward Cohill, S.V.D. †Bishop of Goroka, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
51.7AppointedVirgil Patrick Copas, M.S.C. †Archbishop of Port Moresby, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus of Kerema, Papua New Guinea
48.9AppointedEusebius John Crawford, O.P. †Bishop of Gizo, Solomon IslandsBishop Emeritus
37.4AppointedGérard-Joseph Deschamps, S.M.M.Bishop of Daru, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus of Bereina, Papua New Guinea
59.0AppointedIgnatius John Doggett, O.F.M. †Bishop of Aitape, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
69.1AppointedFrancis John Doyle, M.S.C. †Bishop of Sideia, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
56.3AppointedJohannes Höhne, M.S.C. †Archbishop of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
50.7AppointedEugène Klein, M.S.C. †Bishop of Bereina, Papua New GuineaArchbishop Emeritus of Nouméa, New Caledonia, Pacific (Oceania)
57.1AppointedLeo Lemay, S.M. †Bishop of Bougainville, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
66.4AppointedAdolph Alexander Noser, S.V.D. †Archbishop of Madang, Papua New GuineaArchbishop Emeritus
52.1ResignedBernard Schilling, S.V.D. †Vicar Apostolic of Goroka, Papua New GuineaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Goroka, Papua New Guinea
52.1ResignedBernard Schilling, S.V.D. †Apostolic Administrator of Lae, Papua New GuineaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Goroka, Papua New Guinea
48.1AppointedFirmin Martin Schmidt, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Mendi, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
51.6AppointedRudolf Joseph Manfred Staverman, O.F.M. †Bishop of Sukarnapura, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus of Djajapura, Indonesia
53.9AppointedAlfred Matthew Stemper, M.S.C. †Bishop of Kavieng, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
57.6AppointedDaniel Willem Stuyvenberg, S.M. †Bishop of Honiara, Solomon IslandsArchbishop Emeritus of Honiara, Solomon Islands
53.9AppointedPaschal Sweeney, C.P. †Bishop of Vanimo, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
64.3AppointedHerman Tillemans, M.S.C. †Archbishop of Merauke, IndonesiaArchbishop Emeritus
49.6AppointedPetrus Malachias van Diepen, O.S.A. †Bishop of Manokwari, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus of Manokwari-Sorong, Indonesia
34.7AppointedHenry Anthony A. van Lieshout, C.M.M. †Bishop of Lae, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
16 Nov77.9DiedAntonio TaniArchbishop Emeritus of Urbino, Italy
17 Nov83.3AppointedMoisés Alves de Pinho, C.S.Sp. †Titular Archbishop of PerdicesArchbishop Emeritus of Luanda, Angola
83.3RetiredMoisés Alves de Pinho, C.S.Sp. †Archbishop of Luanda, AngolaArchbishop Emeritus
83.3RetiredMoisés Alves de Pinho, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of São Tomé e PríncipeArchbishop Emeritus of Luanda, Angola
53.9SucceededManuel Nunes GabrielArchbishop of Luanda, AngolaArchbishop Emeritus
89.3ResignedGiuseppe PizzardoBishop of Albano, ItalyCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation of Seminaries and Universities
82.6AppointedEugène-Gabriel-Gervais-Laurent TisserantCardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa RufinaCardinal, Dean of the College of Cardinals
18 Nov40.2AppointedMario de Leon Baltazar, O.P. †Prelate of Batanes and the Babuyan Islands, PhilippinesPrelate Emeritus
BornMarkos Ghebremedhin, C.M.ShappaVicar Apostolic of Jimma-Bonga, Ethiopia
53.6AppointedTeotimo C. Pacis, C.M. †Bishop of Palo, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of Legazpi, Philippines
51.0AppointedAlbert van Overbeke, C.I.C.M. †Prelate of Bayombong, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of Bayombong, Philippines
19 Nov77.9AppointedMarcelino Olaechea Loizaga, S.D.B. †Titular Archbishop of SubbarArchbishop Emeritus of Valencia, Spain
77.9RetiredMarcelino Olaechea Loizaga, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Valencia, SpainArchbishop Emeritus
41.2Ordained BishopPróspero Penados del BarrioTitular Bishop of Turres AmmeniaeArchbishop Emeritus of Guatemala
24.2Ordained PriestOscar Aníbal Salazar GómezPriest of Sonsón, ColombiaBishop of La Dorada-Guaduas, Colombia
24.0Ordained PriestFabio Suescún MutisPriest of Bogotá, ColombiaBishop of Colombia, Military
74.7AppointedMatthias WehrTitular Bishop of RusucaBishop Emeritus of Trier, Germany
74.7RetiredMatthias WehrBishop of Trier, GermanyBishop Emeritus
20 Nov52.2Ordained BishopJacques Marie DelarueBishop of Nanterre, France
59.7Ordained BishopRobert Marie-Joseph François de ProvenchèresBishop of Créteil, FranceBishop Emeritus
21 Nov56.2AppointedPedro Aguilera NarbonaTitular Bishop of TambeaeBishop Emeritus of Iquique, Chile
56.2ResignedPedro Aguilera NarbonaBishop of Iquique, ChileBishop Emeritus
56.4AppointedGabriel Paulino Bueno Couto, O. Carm. †Bishop of Jundiaí, Sao Paulo, Brazil
40.6AppointedSergio Otoniel Contreras NaviaBishop of San Carlos de Ancud, ChileBishop Emeritus of Temuco, Chile
43.3SucceededDavid PicãoBishop of Santos, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
79.1AppointedIdílio José SoaresTitular Bishop of Vegesela in NumidiaBishop Emeritus of Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
79.1ResignedIdílio José SoaresBishop of Santos, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
54.9Ordained BishopJean François Marie StreiffBishop of Nevers, FranceBishop Emeritus
57.9AppointedJosé del Carmen Valle GallardoBishop of Iquique, ChileBishop Emeritus
22 Nov78.7DiedPavao ButoracBishop of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Croatia
59.1SucceededJosé Rafael Pulido MéndezArchbishop of Mérida, Venezuela
24 Nov64.2DiedAbel Ribeiro CameloBishop of Goiás, Goias, Brazil
26 Nov43.0AppointedLuigi BettazziBishop of Ivrea, ItalyBishop Emeritus
87.7DiedGallus (Bernhard) Steiger, O.S.B. †Abbot Emeritus of Peramiho, Tanzania
27 Nov BornRolando José Álvarez LagosManaguaBishop of Matagalpa, Nicaragua
29 Nov64.6AppointedBasil Christopher Butler, O.S.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
64.6AppointedBasil Christopher Butler, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of Nova BarbaraAuxiliary Bishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
57.2AppointedRaffaele MacarioBishop of Albano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
71.2AppointedEris Norman Michael O’BrienTitular Archbishop of Apamea in SyriaArchbishop Emeritus of Canberra (and Goulburn), Australia
71.2ResignedEris Norman Michael O’BrienArchbishop of Canberra (and Goulburn), AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus
53.4AppointedAlfonso Reyes RamosBishop of Ciudad Valles, San Luís Potosí, México
63.4AppointedPietro SeveriBishop of Palestrina, ItalyBishop Emeritus
30 Nov90.9AppointedAugusto BertazzoniTitular Bishop of TemunianaBishop Emeritus of Potenza e Marsico Nuovo, Italy
90.9RetiredAugusto BertazzoniBishop of Potenza e Marsico Nuovo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
54.8Ordained BishopIgnatius Salvador D’SouzaBishop of Baroda, India
39.2AppointedEduardo Herrera RieraBishop of Guanare, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus of Carora, Venezuela
51.4AppointedTomás Enrique Márquez GómezBishop of San Felipe, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
75.6AppointedManuel de Medeiros GuerreiroTitular Bishop of PraecausaBishop Emeritus of Nampula, Mozambique
75.6RetiredManuel de Medeiros GuerreiroBishop of Nampula, MozambiqueBishop Emeritus
55.3AppointedMariano José Parra LeónBishop of Cumaná, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
47.8AppointedAngel Adolfo Polachini RodriguezPrelate of San Fernando de Apure, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus of Guanare, Venezuela
47.8AppointedAngel Adolfo Polachini RodriguezTitular Bishop of RusticianaBishop Emeritus of Guanare, Venezuela
52.1AppointedAureliano SorrentinoBishop of Potenza e Marsico Nuovo, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Reggio Calabria-Bova, Italy
Dec74.1RetiredPierre BrotAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
50.3AppointedHeriberto Correa Yepes, M.X.Y. †Superior General of Misioneros Javerianos de YarumalVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Buenaventura, Colombia
50.3ResignedHeriberto Correa Yepes, M.X.Y. †Prefect of Mitú, ColombiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Buenaventura, Colombia
75.2RetiredAndré-Gustave-Émile LeclercAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
1 Dec83.5RetiredMaurice FeltinArchbishop of Paris, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
83.5RetiredMaurice FeltinVicar Apostolic of France, MilitaryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Paris, France
83.5RetiredMaurice FeltinBishop of France, Faithful of Eastern RitesCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Paris, France
53.9AppointedPierre Marie Joseph VeuillotBishop of France, MilitaryCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
53.9AppointedPierre Marie Joseph VeuillotBishop of France, Faithful of Eastern RitesCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
53.9SucceededPierre Marie Joseph VeuillotCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
3 Dec25.5Ordained PriestAloysius Paul D’SouzaPriest of Mangalore, IndiaBishop
42.7AppointedBienvenido M. LopezAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, Philippines
42.7AppointedBienvenido M. LopezTitular Bishop of MuteciAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, Philippines
28.3Ordained PriestRaúl Omar RossiPriestBishop of San Martín, Argentina
41.9AppointedManuel S. SalvadorAuxiliary Bishop of Cebu, PhilippinesCoadjutor Archbishop
41.9AppointedManuel S. SalvadorTitular Bishop of NasbincaCoadjutor Archbishop of Cebu, Philippines
4 Dec38.1Ordained BishopBrian David UsangaTitular Bishop of UbabaArchbishop Emeritus of Calabar, Nigeria
5 Dec BornOscar CantúHouston, TXBishop of Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
49.7AppointedRamón Salas Valdés, S.J. †Titular Bishop of GorBishop Emeritus of Arica, Chile
6 Dec87.0DiedJean DelayArchbishop Emeritus of Marseille, France
44.1AppointedManuel Franco da Costa de Oliveira FalcãoAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Beja, Portugal
44.1AppointedManuel Franco da Costa de Oliveira FalcãoTitular Bishop of ThelepteBishop Emeritus of Beja, Portugal
46.9AppointedDomingos de Pinho BrandãoAuxiliary Bishop of Leiria, PortugalAuxiliary Bishop of Porto, Portugal
46.9AppointedDomingos de Pinho BrandãoTitular Bishop of FilacaAuxiliary Bishop of Porto, Portugal
7 Dec53.0AppointedTeresio FerraroniAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Como, Italy
53.0AppointedTeresio FerraroniTitular Bishop of GaurianaBishop Emeritus of Como, Italy
50.8AppointedCharles-Auguste-Marie PatyCoadjutor Bishop of Luçon, FranceBishop Emeritus
8 Dec58.2DiedFrancis Xavier Esser, O.S.F.S. †Bishop of Keimoes, South Africa
21.0Professed (Perpetual Vows)Giuseppe Fiorini Morosini, O.M.Member of Order of the MinimsArchbishop of Reggio Calabria-Bova, Italy
20.5ProfessedJuan Abelardo Mata Guevara, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Esteli, Nicaragua
49.4Ordained BishopJames Louis SchadTitular Bishop of PanatoriaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Camden, New Jersey, USA
9 Dec58.7AppointedTiago Gerardo Cloin, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Barra (do Rio Grande), Baia, Brazil
58.4AppointedRobert Joseph DwyerArchbishop of Portland in Oregon, USAArchbishop Emeritus
89.5AppointedJohn Mark GannonTitular Archbishop of TacarataBishop Emeritus of Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
89.5RetiredJohn Mark GannonBishop of Erie, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus
89.1AppointedEdward Daniel HowardTitular Archbishop of AlbulaeArchbishop Emeritus of Portland in Oregon, USA
89.1RetiredEdward Daniel HowardArchbishop of Portland in Oregon, USAArchbishop Emeritus
53.6AppointedThomas Joseph MardagaAuxiliary Bishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USABishop of Wilmington, Delaware, USA
53.6AppointedThomas Joseph MardagaTitular Bishop of MutugennaBishop of Wilmington, Delaware, USA
66.9AppointedJoão Batista Muniz, C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of VelefiBishop Emeritus of Barra (do Rio Grande), Baia, Brazil
66.9ResignedJoão Batista Muniz, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Barra (do Rio Grande), Baia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
45.9AppointedJohn Francis WhealonBishop of Erie, Pennsylvania, USAArchbishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
10 Dec34.6Ordained PriestAnthony Soter FernandezPriest of Penang, MalaysiaArchbishop Emeritus of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
52.2AppointedJohn Gerard McCleanCoadjutor Bishop of Middlesbrough, England, Great BritainBishop
52.2AppointedJohn Gerard McCleanTitular Bishop of MaxitaBishop of Middlesbrough, England, Great Britain
30.2Ordained PriestRicardo Ramirez, C.S.B.Priest of Congregation of St. BasilBishop Emeritus of Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
11 Dec30.5Ordained PriestAnthony Olubunmi OkogiePriest of Lagos, NigeriaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
35.4Ordained BishopAlbert Onyembo Lomandjo, C.S.Sp.Bishop of Kindu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
29.6Ordained PriestNestorius TimanywaPriest of Bukoba, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
12 Dec41.7Ordained BishopLivio Reginaldo Fischione, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of Aquae in ByzacenaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Riohacha, Colombia
14 Dec80.0AppointedJoseph Anthony O’SullivanTitular Archbishop of MaraguiaArchbishop Emeritus of Kingston, Ontario, Canada
80.0RetiredJoseph Anthony O’SullivanArchbishop of Kingston, Ontario, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
57.1AppointedJoseph Lawrence WilhelmArchbishop of Kingston, Ontario, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
15 Dec82.5AppointedAcacio Chacón GuerraTitular Archbishop of ScebatianaArchbishop Emeritus of Mérida, Venezuela
82.5RetiredAcacio Chacón GuerraArchbishop of Mérida, VenezuelaArchbishop Emeritus
40.9AppointedAdriani MkobaBishop of Morogoro, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
76.9AppointedAntonio Victor Pildáin y ZapiáinTitular Bishop of PomariaBishop Emeritus of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
76.9RetiredAntonio Victor Pildáin y ZapiáinBishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, SpainBishop Emeritus
59.1InstalledJosé Rafael Pulido MéndezArchbishop of Mérida, Venezuela
61.7AppointedHerman Jan van Elswijk, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of Elephantaris in MauretaniaBishop Emeritus of Morogoro, Tanzania
61.7ResignedHerman Jan van Elswijk, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Morogoro, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
16 Dec31.0Ordained PriestChristopher Shaman AbbaPriestBishop of Yola, Nigeria
24.3Ordained PriestBarthélemy AdoukonouPriest of Abomey, BeninSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Culture
25.5Ordained PriestGeorge PellPriest of Ballarat, AustraliaCardinal, Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy
25.5Ordained PriestStanley RomanPriest of Quilon, IndiaBishop
17 Dec24.6Ordained PriestVirginio Domingo Bressanelli, S.C.I.Priest of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartBishop of Neuquén, Argentina
26.8Ordained PriestVincent Cadieux, O.M.I.Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop of Moosonee, Ontario, Canada
26.9Ordained PriestGianni DanziPriest of Lugano, SwitzerlandPrelate of Loreto, Italy
23.3Ordained PriestThierry Romain Camille JordanPriest of Versailles, FranceArchbishop of Reims, France
24.9Ordained PriestArthur Leo KennedyPriest of Boston, Massachusetts, USAAuxiliary Bishop
28.0Ordained PriestNino Marzoli, C. R. †Priest of Congregation of the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus ChristAuxiliary Bishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
25.4Ordained PriestJohn Joseph MyersPriest of Peoria, Illinois, USAArchbishop of Newark, New Jersey, USA
27.6Ordained PriestCarmo João Rhoden, S.C.I.Priest of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartBishop of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, Brazil
32.0Ordained PriestGregory SingkaiPriest of Northern Solomon Islands, Papua New GuineaBishop of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea
31.9Ordained PriestFelipe Tejeda García, M.Sp.S.Priest of Missionaries of the Holy SpiritAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of México, Federal District
26.1Ordained PriestDonald William WuerlPriest of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USACardinal, Archbishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
25.0Ordained PriestAlejo Zavala CastroPriest of Morelia, Michoacán, MéxicoBishop of Chilpancingo-Chilapa, Guerrero, México
18 Dec24.8Ordained PriestPaolo Mario Virgilio Atzei, O.F.M. Conv.Priest of Order of Friars Minor ConventualArchbishop of Sassari, Italy
24.4Ordained PriestOswaldo Brenes ÁlvarezPriest of Tilarán, Costa RicaBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Quesada, Costa Rica
24.2Ordained PriestEmmanuel Treveno Cabajar, C.SS.R.Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Pagadian, Philippines
26.1Ordained PriestFares MaakarounPriestBishop of Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo (Melkite Greek), Sao Paulo, Brazil
27.1Ordained PriestMichel Pierre Marie MouïssePriest of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur), FranceBishop of Périgueux (-Sarlat), France
39.8Ordained BishopGilberto Pereira LopesBishop of Ipameri, Goias, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
19 Dec38.2AppointedGiuseppe Germano Bernardini, O.F.M. Cap.Superior of Trabzon, TurkeyArchbishop Emeritus of Izmir (Smirne), Turkey
53.2DiedEdward Thaddeus Lawton, O.P. †Bishop of Sokoto, Nigeria
57.2DiedPablo Ramírez Taboada, SS.CC. †Bishop of Huacho, Peru
21 Dec BornEttore BalestreroGenova, ItalyApostolic Nuncio to Colombia
79.3DiedEgidio BignaminiArchbishop of Ancona e Numana, Italy
64.6Ordained BishopBasil Christopher Butler, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of Nova BarbaraAuxiliary Bishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
24.4Ordained PriestJoseph Vianney FernandoPriestBishop of Kandy, Sri Lanka
26.1Ordained PriestVictor Gnanapragasam, O.M.I.Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateVicar Apostolic of Quetta, Pakistan
37.0Ordained PriestPeter KurongkuPriest of Bougainville, Papua New GuineaArchbishop of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
54.8Ordained BishopBruno WüstenbergTitular Archbishop of TyrusApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Netherlands
22 Dec31.8Ordained PriestEmilio Simeon Alluè, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
26.8Ordained PriestVartán Waldir Boghossian, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of San Gregorio de Narek en Buenos Aires (Armenian), Argentina
30.1Ordained PriestPhilippe Jean Louis BretonPriest of Paris, FranceBishop Emeritus of Aire et Dax, France
BornJoão Justino de Medeiros SilvaJuiz de ForaAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
28.8Ordained PriestJosé Foralosso, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Marabá, Para, Brazil
17.4ProfessedNoel Antonio Londoño Buitrago, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Jericó, Colombia
23 Dec62.1DiedJohn Anthony KyneBishop of Meath, Ireland
26.4Ordained PriestCamilo Lorenzo IglesiasPriestBishop of Astorga, Spain
27.3Ordained PriestTito Solari Capellari, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop of Cochabamba, Bolivia
24 Dec52.1AppointedGiuseppe (Joseph) CaprioApostolic Pro-Nuncio to ChinaCardinal, Grand Master Emeritus of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
28.5Ordained PriestFelix Alaba Adeosin JobPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Ibadan, Nigeria
25 Dec23.0ProfessedGeorges Bou-Jaoudé (Aboujaoudé), C.M.Member of Congregation of the MissionArchbishop of Tripoli del Libano {Tarabulus} (Maronite)
80.7DiedJan Cornelius van Sambeek, M. Afr. †Bishop Emeritus of Kigoma, Tanzania
26 Dec24.6Ordained PriestCornelio Galleo WigwiganPriest of Bontoc-Lagawe, PhilippinesVicar Apostolic
27 Dec40.7Ordained BishopSergio Otoniel Contreras NaviaBishop of San Carlos de Ancud, ChileBishop Emeritus of Temuco, Chile
30.3Ordained PriestJose Ricare ManguiranPriestBishop of Dipolog, Philippines
28 Dec76.5AppointedFrancis Patrick CarrollTitular Bishop of HorreaBishop Emeritus of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
76.5RetiredFrancis Patrick CarrollBishop of Calgary, Alberta, CanadaBishop Emeritus
26.3Ordained PriestBrigido A. GalasgasPriestVicar Apostolic of Bontoc-Lagawe, Philippines
30 Dec81.1DiedPietro CiriaciCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Council
58.5SucceededLéon-Arthur-Auguste ElchingerBishop of Strasbourg, FranceBishop Emeritus
67.0DiedMartin Fulgencio Elorza Legaristi, C.P. †Prelate of Moyobamba, Peru
25.0Professed (Perpetual Vows)Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoCardinal, Archbishop of Santiago de Chile
53.6AppointedMarcel Gérin y Boulay, P.M.E. †Titular Bishop of MibiarcaBishop Emeritus of Choluteca, Honduras
56.2AppointedVictor-Julien-André GouetAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
56.2AppointedVictor-Julien-André GouetTitular Bishop of AugurusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
78.9RetiredJean-Julien Weber, P.S.S. †Bishop of Strasbourg, FranceBishop Emeritus

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