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The Year of Our Lord 1968

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown63.8ResignedAngelus Almárcegui, O.A.R. †Prior General of Order of Augustinian RecollectsPrior General Emeritus
78.3ResignedRaffaele BarattaApostolic Administrator of Gubbio, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Perugia, Italy
78.3ResignedRaffaele BarattaApostolic Administrator of Città di Castello, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Perugia, Italy
78.3ResignedRaffaele BarattaApostolic Administrator of Città della Pieve, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Perugia, Italy
ResignedGodefroid Dayez, O.S.B. †Abbot
25.9ProfessedRobert Patrick Ellison, C.S.Sp.Member of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop of Banjul, Gambia
DiedManuel Gomez Frande, O.C.D. †Prefect of San Miguel de Sucumbíos, Ecuador
47.8AppointedIvo GugicAuxiliary Bishop of Split-Makarska (Spalato-Macarska), CroatiaBishop Emeritus of Kotor (Cattaro), Montenegro
58.0AppointedGebhard (Ferdinand) Koberger, C.R.S.A. †Abbot Primate of Confederation of Canons Regular of St. AugustineAbbot Primate Emeritus
19.6ProfessedJean Marie Henri Legrez, O.P.Member of Order of Friars PreachersArchbishop of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur), France
49.0ResignedAntulio Parrilla-Bonilla, S.J. †Auxiliary Bishop of Caguas, Puerto RicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
61.0AppointedAntonio RavagliAuxiliary Bishop of Faenza, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Modigliana, Italy
52.8ResignedJoseph SipendiApostolic Administrator of Zanzibar e Pemba, TanzaniaBishop of Moshi, Tanzania
72.7ResignedWilliam M. Slattery, C.M. †Superior General of Congregation of the MissionSuperior General Emeritus
78.1DiedAnselmo Ludovico Tranfaglia, O.S.B. †Abbot of Montevergine, Italy
1 Jan88.0RetiredPaolo GiobbeDatary of the Apostolic DataryCardinal, Datary Emeritus
53.7SucceededMarcelo Mendiharat PommiesBishop of Salto, UruguayBishop Emeritus
74.8AppointedAlfredo ViolaTitular Bishop of BadiaeBishop Emeritus of Salto, Uruguay
74.8ResignedAlfredo ViolaBishop of Salto, UruguayBishop Emeritus
2 Jan54.1AppointedGeorge Henry GuilfoyleBishop of Camden, New Jersey, USABishop Emeritus
64.9AppointedJoseph SchröfferTitular Archbishop of VolturnumCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Congregation of Seminaries and Universities
3 Jan48.0AppointedRené AudetBishop of Joliette, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
69.4ResignedÉdouard JettéApostolic Administrator of Joliette, Québec, CanadaApostolic Administrator Emeritus
92.9AppointedJoseph Arthur PapineauTitular Bishop of SimitthuBishop Emeritus of Joliette, Québec, Canada
92.9RetiredJoseph Arthur PapineauBishop of Joliette, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
BornJosé Carlos de Souza CamposItaúnaBishop of Divinópolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil
4 Jan48.1Ordained BishopMark Joseph HurleyTitular Bishop of ThunusudaBishop Emeritus of Santa Rosa in California, USA
5 Jan23.6Ordained PriestDomenico GrazianiPriest of Crotone (Cotrone), ItalyArchbishop of Crotone-Santa Severina, Italy
53.2AppointedDennis Walter HickeyAuxiliary Bishop of Rochester, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
53.2AppointedDennis Walter HickeyTitular Bishop of RusuccuruAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Rochester, New York, USA
48.0AppointedJohn Edgar McCaffertyAuxiliary Bishop of Rochester, New York, USA
48.0AppointedJohn Edgar McCaffertyTitular Bishop of TanudaiaAuxiliary Bishop of Rochester, New York, USA
75.0AppointedThomas Lawrence NoaTitular Bishop of TalaptulaBishop Emeritus of Marquette, Michigan, USA
75.0RetiredThomas Lawrence NoaBishop of Marquette, Michigan, USABishop Emeritus
23.3ProfessedAgustín Roberto Radrizzani, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop of Mercedes-Luján, Argentina
49.9AppointedCharles Alexander K. SalatkaBishop of Marquette, Michigan, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
39.4AppointedIgnacio Nazareno Trejos PicadoAuxiliary Bishop of San José de Costa RicaBishop Emeritus of San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
39.4AppointedIgnacio Nazareno Trejos PicadoTitular Bishop of Aquae Albae in MauretaniaBishop Emeritus of San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
51.9AppointedRaymond James VoneshAuxiliary Bishop of Joliet in Illinois, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
51.9AppointedRaymond James VoneshTitular Bishop of VanarionaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Joliet in Illinois, USA
6 Jan58.7Ordained BishopRobert-Jacques-Victor FrossardTitular Bishop of TingariaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
46.5Ordained BishopJames Richard Ham, M.M. †Titular Bishop of Putia in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
33.9Ordained PriestPaulo Mandlate, S.S.S.Priest of Congregation of the Blessed SacramentBishop Emeritus of Tete, Mozambique
38.2Ordained BishopJosé Ramiro Pellecer SamayoaTitular Bishop of Teglata in ProconsulariAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Guatemala
56.3Ordained BishopDaniel-Joseph-Louis-Marie PézerilTitular Bishop of ReperiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
34.0Ordained PriestEvarist PintoPriest of Karachi, PakistanArchbishop Emeritus
7 Jan40.0Ordained BishopLuis Armando Bambarén Gastelumendi, S.J.Titular Bishop of SerteiBishop Emeritus of Chimbote, Peru
33.9Ordained BishopVicente Rodrigo Cisneros DuránTitular Bishop of Tigisi in MauretaniaArchbishop Emeritus of Cuenca, Ecuador
8 Jan67.2DiedRichard Cleire, M. Afr. †Bishop Emeritus of Kasongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
45.1AppointedLuis Mario Martínez de Lejarza Valle, S.J. †Auxiliary Bishop of Guatemala
45.1AppointedLuis Mario Martínez de Lejarza Valle, S.J. †Titular Bishop of Tubunae in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Guatemala
77.2RetiredAlfredo OttavianiPro-Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the FaithCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
62.3AppointedFranjo ŠeperPrefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the FaithCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
9 Jan80.2RetiredArcadio María Larraona Saralegui, C.M.F. †Prefect of the Congregation of RitesCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
10 Jan46.8SucceededLorenzo Michele Joseph Graziano, O.F.M. †Bishop of San Miguel, El SalvadorBishop Emeritus
70.2AppointedMiguel Angel Machado y EscobarTitular Bishop of SelemselaeBishop Emeritus of San Miguel, El Salvador
70.2ResignedMiguel Angel Machado y EscobarBishop of San Miguel, El SalvadorBishop Emeritus
44.2Ordained BishopJohn Baptist Minder, O.S.F.S. †Bishop of Keimoes, South AfricaBishop Emeritus of Keimoes-Upington, South Africa
11 Jan88.5RetiredBenedetto Aloisi MasellaPrefect of the Congregation of the Discipline of the SacramentsCardinal, Chamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic Chamber
51.3AppointedAndré Charles Lucien Loucheur, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Bafia, CameroonBishop Emeritus
43.9SucceededDuraisamy Simon LourdusamyArchbishop of Bangalore, IndiaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
65.4AppointedGeorges-Louis Mercier, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of Furnos MinorBishop Emeritus of Laghouat, Algeria
65.4ResignedGeorges-Louis Mercier, M. Afr. †Bishop of Laghouat, AlgeriaBishop Emeritus
49.9AppointedDonal Joseph Murray, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Makurdi, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
78.4AppointedThomas Pothacamury (Pothakamuri)Titular Archbishop of Thimida RegiaArchbishop Emeritus of Bangalore, India
78.4RetiredThomas Pothacamury (Pothakamuri)Archbishop of Bangalore, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
43.5AppointedJean-Marie Michel Arthur Alix Zacharie Raimbaud, M. Afr. †Bishop of Laghouat, Algeria
52.8AppointedJoseph SipendiBishop of Moshi, Tanzania
44.1AppointedPio Taofinu’u, S.M. †Bishop of Apia, American Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Samoa-Apia, Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)
12 Jan79.5DiedAlbert-Pierre Falière, M.E.P. †Archbishop Emeritus of Mandalay, Myanmar
13 Jan64.1AppointedAngelo Dell’AcquaCardinal, Vicar General of Roma {Rome}, Italy
90.5RetiredGiuseppe PizzardoPrefect of the Congregation of Seminaries and UniversitiesCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
81.5RetiredGustavo TestaPrefect of the Congregation for the Oriental ChurchesCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
72.8AppointedLuigi TragliaChancellor of the Apostolic ChanceryCardinal, Dean of the College of Cardinals
61.9AppointedEgidio VagnozziCardinal, Prefect of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See
14 Jan42.7Ordained BishopErnesto Alvarez Alvarez, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of Megalopolis in ProconsulariArchbishop Emeritus of Cuenca, Ecuador
56.2Ordained BishopStanislav LenicTitular Bishop of Vazi-SarraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Ljubljana, Slovenia
15 Jan73.7AppointedFrancis John BrennanCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Discipline of the Sacraments
47.0SucceededJean-Berchmans-Marcel-Yves-Marie-Bernard Chabbert, O.F.M.Archbishop of Rabat, MoroccoBishop Emeritus of Perpignan-Elne, France
63.2AppointedMaximilien de FürstenbergPrefect of the Congregation for the Oriental ChurchesCardinal, Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
77.5DiedLouis-François-Bienaimé-Amedée Lefèvre, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Rabat, Morocco
16 Jan BornVenedykt (Valery) Aleksiychuk, M.S.U.BorshchivkaAuxiliary Bishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
45.1AppointedJohn Christopher Mahon, S.P.S. †Prefect of Lodwar, KenyaBishop Emeritus of Lodwar, Kenya
53.5AppointedKarmelo ZazinovićBishop of Krk (Veglia), CroatiaBishop Emeritus
17 Jan66.3AppointedGabriel-Marie GarronePrefect of the Congregation of Catholic EducationCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Culture
18 Jan42.0AppointedMiguel Obando Bravo, S.D.B.Auxiliary Bishop of Matagalpa, NicaraguaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Managua, Nicaragua
42.0AppointedMiguel Obando Bravo, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of Putia in ByzacenaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Managua, Nicaragua
19 Jan82.4DiedVincent GelatAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
43.0ResignedGabriel Larraín ValdiviesoAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de ChileAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
20 Jan BornMarie Fabien Raharilamboniaina, O.C.D.AmbohijanaharyBishop of Morondava, Madagascar
21 Jan27.3Ordained PriestWoldetensaé Ghebreghiorghis, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinVicar Apostolic of Harar, Ethiopia
45.9Ordained BishopGiovanni GravelliTitular Archbishop of SuasApostolic Nuncio to Dominican Republic
88.9DiedLajos ShvoyBishop of Székesfehérvár (Albareale), Hungary
22 Jan51.7AppointedWilson Laus SchmidtTitular Bishop of Synnada in MauretaniaBishop Emeritus of Chapecó, Santa Catarina, Brazil
51.7ResignedWilson Laus SchmidtBishop of Chapecó, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus
23 Jan57.4DiedPedro Aguilera NarbonaBishop Emeritus of Iquique, Chile
56.9InstalledEldon Bernard SchusterBishop of Great Falls, Montana, USABishop Emeritus of Great Falls-Billings, Montana, USA
25 Jan45.8Ordained BishopGerald MoverleyTitular Bishop of Tinis in ProconsulariBishop Emeritus of Hallam, England, Great Britain
54.4Ordained BishopGuillaume van den Elzen, O.S.A. †Bishop of Doruma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Doruma-Dungu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
27 Jan26.5Ordained PriestJosé Moreira de MeloPriest of Patos de Minas, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop of Itapeva, Sao Paulo, Brazil
28 Jan56.1Ordained BishopAugustin Fataki AluekeArchbishop of Kisangani, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Archbishop Emeritus
29 Jan66.7AppointedJean Gay, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of Gemellae in ByzacenaBishop Emeritus of Basse-Terre (et Pointe-à-Pitre), Guadeloupe, Antilles
66.7ResignedJean Gay, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Basse-Terre (et Pointe-à-Pitre), Guadeloupe, AntillesBishop Emeritus
46.8AppointedJohn McCormackBishop of Meath, IrelandBishop Emeritus
55.7AppointedGérard-Paul-Louis-Marie de Milleville, C.S.Sp. †Apostolic Administrator of Basse-Terre (et Pointe-à-Pitre), Guadeloupe, AntillesArchbishop Emeritus of Conakry {Konakry}, Guinea
88.2DiedIgnace Gabriel I (Théophile) TappouniCardinal, Patriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
23.2ProfessedEdmundo Ponziano Valenzuela Mellid, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoCoadjutor Archbishop of Asunción, Paraguay
31 Jan69.3DiedRaffaele BarbieriBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
74.8AppointedPeter William BartholomeTitular Bishop of TanaramusaBishop Emeritus of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, USA
74.8RetiredPeter William BartholomeBishop of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus
41.0AppointedCarlos Marcio Camus LarenasBishop of Copiapó, ChileBishop Emeritus of Linares, Chile
78.5DiedCristoforo Domenico Carullo, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Conza-Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi-Bisaccia, Italy
63.4InstalledArthur Francis FoxBishop of Sale, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
66.3DiedFrancis Edward HylandBishop Emeritus of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
55.7SucceededGeorge Henry SpeltzBishop of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus
1 Feb46.0AppointedAustin-Emile BurkeBishop of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
2 Feb48.2AppointedLuigi BongianinoApostolic Administrator of Alba (Pompea), ItalyBishop Emeritus of Tortona, Italy
48.2AppointedLuigi BongianinoTitular Bishop of VulturiaBishop Emeritus of Tortona, Italy
59.2ResignedGiovanni Francesco DadoneApostolic Administrator of Alba (Pompea), ItalyBishop of Fossano, Italy
51.4AppointedGuerino GrimaldiAuxiliary Bishop of Salerno (-Acerno), ItalyArchbishop of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno, Italy
51.4AppointedGuerino GrimaldiTitular Bishop of SalapiaArchbishop of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno, Italy
23.4Solemn ProfessedCélio de Oliveira Goulart, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop of São João del Rei, Minas Gerais, Brazil
40.8Solemn ProfessedPhilibert Randriambololona, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusArchbishop Emeritus of Fianarantsoa, Madagascar
25.4Ordained PriestNorbert TrellePriest of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyBishop of Hildesheim, Germany
3 Feb44.8AppointedBlas Victorio ConreroArchbishop of Tucumán, Argentina
64.5AppointedPietro GazzoliAuxiliary Bishop of Brescia, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
64.5AppointedPietro GazzoliTitular Bishop of Forum FlaminiiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Brescia, Italy
47.4AppointedEliseu Maria Gomes de Oliveira, O. Carm. †Auxiliary Bishop of Maceió, Alagoas, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Itabuna, Baia, Brazil
47.4AppointedEliseu Maria Gomes de Oliveira, O. Carm. †Titular Bishop of Tituli in NumidiaBishop Emeritus of Itabuna, Baia, Brazil
56.5DiedFrancis Joseph KleinBishop of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
51.4Ordained BishopWinnibald Joseph MenezesTitular Bishop of Thubursicum-BureAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bombay, India
72.8DiedAdolph John Paschang, M.M. †Bishop of Jiangmen [Kongmoon], China
5 Feb52.9SucceededMarius-Félix-Antoine MaziersArchbishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), FranceArchbishop Emeritus
80.8DiedPaul-Marie-André RichaudCardinal, Archbishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
47.9AppointedJosé Tomás SánchezAuxiliary Bishop of Caceres (Nueva Caceres), PhilippinesCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
47.9AppointedJosé Tomás SánchezTitular Bishop of LesviCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
36.9AppointedBienvenido Solon TudtudAuxiliary Bishop of Dumaguete, PhilippinesPrelate of Marawi, Philippines
36.9AppointedBienvenido Solon TudtudTitular Bishop of ThimidaPrelate of Marawi, Philippines
7 Feb73.3AppointedGeorges CabanaTitular Archbishop of SuccubaArchbishop Emeritus of Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada
73.3ResignedGeorges CabanaArchbishop of Sherbrooke, Québec, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
90.5DiedFrancesco Maria FrancoBishop Emeritus of Crema, Italy
8 Feb51.3AppointedServílio Conti, I.M.C.Titular Bishop of Thuburbo MaiusPrelate Emeritus of Roraima, Roraima, Brazil
55.0AppointedMatija ZvekanovicBishop of Subotica, SerbiaBishop Emeritus
9 Feb24.1Ordained PriestGeorges Bou-Jaoudé (Aboujaoudé), C.M.Priest of Congregation of the MissionArchbishop of Tripoli del Libano {Tarabulus} (Maronite)
83.0DiedEnrico PetrilliAuxiliary Bishop of Siena, Italy
44.9SucceededKarl (Charles) Reiterer, M.H.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Kuching, Malaysia
48.2AppointedAndrés Sapelak, S.D.B.Archiepiscopal Exarch of Argentina (Ukrainian)Bishop Emeritus of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires (Ukrainian), Argentina
65.9ResignedJan Vos, M.H.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Kuching, MalaysiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
10 Feb51.8Ordained BishopJean Albert Marie Auguste BernardTitular Bishop of Vicus TurrisBishop Emeritus of Nancy (-Toul), France
62.3AppointedIsidor Markus EmanuelTitular Bishop of MarazanaeBishop Emeritus of Speyer, Germany
62.3ResignedIsidor Markus EmanuelBishop of Speyer, GermanyBishop Emeritus
11 Feb18.6ProfessedPaul Bernard Bird, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Ballarat, Australia
51.1Ordained BishopAnton HänggiBishop of Basel e Lugano, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, Switzerland
37.7Ordained BishopJosé da Silva ChavesTitular Bishop of RusubbicariBishop Emeritus of Uruaçu (Uruassu), Goias, Brazil
60.1Ordained BishopVictor Van Beurden, SS.CC. †Bishop of Kole, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
12 Feb94.4DiedJames Albert DuffyBishop Emeritus of Grand Island, Nebraska, USA
76.3RetiredGiacomo LercaroArchbishop of Bologna, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
57.7SucceededAntonio PomaArchbishop of Bologna, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
14 Feb55.1DiedPierre Marie Joseph VeuillotCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
15 Feb75.4AppointedEmilio BaroncelliTitular Bishop of Forum ClodiiBishop Emeritus of Recanati, Italy
75.4RetiredEmilio BaroncelliBishop of Recanati, ItalyBishop Emeritus
63.1AppointedPaul Francis TannerBishop of Saint Augustine, Florida, USABishop Emeritus
16 Feb43.7AppointedMichel-Gaspard CoppenrathCoadjutor Archbishop of Papeete, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)Archbishop Emeritus
43.7AppointedMichel-Gaspard CoppenrathTitular Archbishop of Tigisi in NumidiaArchbishop Emeritus of Papeete, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)
42.9AppointedJoseph Mahn ErieBishop of Bassein, MyanmarBishop Emeritus
47.7AppointedAntonio Silvio Zocchetta, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Mogadiscio, SomaliaVicar Apostolic
47.7AppointedAntonio Silvio Zocchetta, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of SfasferiaVicar Apostolic of Mogadiscio, Somalia
17 Feb63.5AppointedJohn Joseph CarberryArchbishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
70.4AppointedPierre Martin Ngô-Dinh-ThucTitular Archbishop of Bulla RegiaArchbishop Emeritus of Huê, Viet Nam
70.4ResignedPierre Martin Ngô-Dinh-ThucArchbishop of Huê, Viet NamArchbishop Emeritus
18 Feb52.5Ordained BishopAntonio InnocentiTitular Archbishop of AeclanumCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
47.8InstalledBl. Karol Józef WojtyłaCardinal-Priest of San Cesareo in PalatioPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
20 Feb65.7AppointedPiotr GolebiowskiApostolic Administrator of Sandomierz, Poland
21 Feb54.0AppointedPiotr BednarczykAuxiliary Bishop of Tarnów, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
54.0AppointedPiotr BednarczykTitular Bishop of Turris RotundaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Tarnów, Poland
22 Feb40.9Ordained BishopJosé López LaraBishop of Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca, MéxicoBishop of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, México
55.8Ordained BishopRobert Louis Whelan, S.J. †Titular Bishop of SicilibbaBishop Emeritus of Fairbanks, Alaska, USA
23 Feb45.6AppointedLorenzo AntonettiTitular Archbishop of RusellaeCardinal, President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
58.3AppointedJean JadotTitular Archbishop of ZuriPro-President Emeritus of the Secretariat of Non-Christians
58.3AppointedJean JadotApostolic Delegate to LaosPro-President Emeritus of the Secretariat of Non-Christians
58.3AppointedJean JadotApostolic Delegate to SingaporePro-President Emeritus of the Secretariat of Non-Christians
58.3AppointedJean JadotApostolic Delegate to MalaysiaPro-President Emeritus of the Secretariat of Non-Christians
64.6DiedMário de Miranda Vilas-BoasArchbishop Emeritus of Paraíba, Paraiba, Brazil
24 Feb45.6AppointedLorenzo AntonettiApostolic Nuncio to HondurasCardinal, President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
45.6AppointedLorenzo AntonettiApostolic Nuncio to NicaraguaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
42.5DiedLeonello Berti, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Luang Prabang, Laos
37.5SucceededFrancis Patrick CarrollBishop of Wagga Wagga, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus of Canberra-Goulburn, Australia
76.1DiedFrancis Augustin HenschkeBishop of Wagga Wagga, Australia
39.5Ordained BishopKuriakose KunnacherryTitular Bishop of CephasArchbishop Emeritus of Kottayam (Syro-Malabarese), India
BornStanislaus Tobias MagomboMatowe VillageAuxiliary Bishop of Lilongwe, Malawi
25 Feb46.6Ordained BishopMáximo André Biennès, T.O.R. †Bishop of São Luíz de Cáceres, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop Emeritus
85.7DiedAlfred CoudercBishop Emeritus of Viviers, France
72.7Ordained BishopJuozapas PletkusTitular Bishop of TubiaApostolic Administrator of Telšiai, Lithuania
45.5Ordained BishopAlfredo Torres RomeroTitular Bishop of Vegesela in ByzacenaBishop of Toluca, México, México
26 Feb52.3AppointedGodofredo Pedernal PisigBishop of Borongan, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
27 Feb44.7AppointedVekoslav GrmicAuxiliary Bishop of Maribor, SloveniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
44.7AppointedVekoslav GrmicTitular Bishop of Uchi MaiusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Maribor, Slovenia
28 Feb53.8AppointedFrancis Jules Joseph Marie BarbuBishop of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), FranceBishop Emeritus
65.9AppointedAndré-Pierre-François FauvelTitular Bishop of AbthugniBishop Emeritus of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), France
65.9ResignedAndré-Pierre-François FauvelBishop of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), FranceBishop Emeritus
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