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The Year of Our Lord 1968

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Feb BornDevair Araújo da FonsecaAuxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, Brazil
46.0AppointedAustin-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
59.1CeasedGiovanni Francesco DadoneApostolic Administrator of Alba (Pompea), ItalyBishop of Fossano, Italy
51.3AppointedGuerino GrimaldiAuxiliary Bishop of Salerno (-Acerno), ItalyArchbishop of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno, Italy
51.3AppointedGuerino GrimaldiTitular Bishop of SalapiaArchbishop of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno, Italy
23.3Solemn VowsCélio de Oliveira Goulart, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop of São João del Rei, Minas Gerais, Brazil
40.7Solemn VowsPhilibert Randriambololona, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusArchbishop Emeritus of Fianarantsoa, Madagascar
25.4Ordained PriestNorbert TrellePriest of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyBishop Emeritus of Hildesheim, Germany
3 Feb44.8AppointedBlas Victorio ConreroArchbishop of Tucumán, Argentina
64.4AppointedPietro GazzoliAuxiliary Bishop of Brescia, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
64.4AppointedPietro GazzoliTitular Bishop of Forum FlaminiiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Brescia, Italy
47.3AppointedEliseu Maria Gomes de Oliveira, O. Carm. †Auxiliary Bishop of Maceió, Alagoas, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Itabuna, Bahia, Brazil
47.3AppointedEliseu Maria Gomes de Oliveira, O. Carm. †Titular Bishop of Tituli in NumidiaBishop Emeritus of Itabuna, Bahia, Brazil
56.4DiedFrancis Joseph KleinBishop of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
51.3Ordained BishopWinnibald Joseph MenezesTitular Bishop of Thubursicum-BureAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bombay, India
72.7DiedAdolph John Paschang, M.M. †Bishop of Jiangmen [Kongmoon], China
5 Feb BornFrancisco de Assis Gabriel dos Santos, C.SS.R.Bishop of Campo Maior, Piaui, Brazil
52.9SucceededMarius-Félix-Antoine MaziersArchbishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), FranceArchbishop Emeritus
80.8DiedPaul-Marie-André RichaudCardinal, Archbishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
47.8AppointedJosé Tomás SánchezAuxiliary Bishop of Caceres (Nueva Caceres), PhilippinesCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
47.8AppointedJosé Tomás SánchezTitular Bishop of LesviCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
36.8AppointedBienvenido Solon TudtudAuxiliary Bishop of Dumaguete, PhilippinesPrelate of Marawi, Philippines
36.8AppointedBienvenido Solon TudtudTitular Bishop of ThimidaPrelate of Marawi, Philippines
7 Feb73.2AppointedGeorges CabanaTitular Archbishop of SuccubaArchbishop Emeritus of Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada
73.2ResignedGeorges 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
54.9AppointedMatija 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
48.1AppointedAndrés Sapelak, S.D.B.Archiepiscopal Exarch of Argentina (Ukrainian)Bishop Emeritus of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires (Ukrainian), Argentina
65.8ResignedJan Vos, M.H.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Kuching, MalaysiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
10 Feb51.7Ordained 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 Feb18.5ProfessedPaul Bernard Bird, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Ballarat, Australia
51.0Ordained 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
60.0Ordained BishopVictor Van Beurden, SS.CC. †Bishop of Kole, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
12 Feb94.4DiedJames Albert DuffyBishop Emeritus of Grand Island, Nebraska, USA
76.2RetiredGiacomo LercaroArchbishop of Bologna, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
57.6SucceededAntonio PomaArchbishop of Bologna, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
14 Feb BornAntonius Franciskus Subianto Bunyamin, O.S.C.Bishop of Bandung, Indonesia
55.1DiedPierre Marie Joseph VeuillotCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
15 Feb75.3AppointedEmilio BaroncelliTitular Bishop of Forum ClodiiBishop Emeritus of Recanati, Italy
75.3RetiredEmilio BaroncelliBishop of Recanati, ItalyBishop Emeritus
63.0AppointedPaul Francis TannerBishop of Saint Augustine, Florida, USABishop Emeritus
16 Feb43.6AppointedMichel-Gaspard CoppenrathCoadjutor Archbishop of Papeete, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)Archbishop Emeritus
43.6AppointedMichel-Gaspard CoppenrathTitular Archbishop of Tigisi in NumidiaArchbishop Emeritus of Papeete, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)
42.9AppointedJoseph Mahn ErieBishop of Bassein, MyanmarBishop Emeritus
47.6AppointedAntonio Silvio Zocchetta, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Mogadiscio, SomaliaVicar Apostolic
47.6AppointedAntonio 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
70.3AppointedPierre Martin Ngô-Dinh-ThucTitular Archbishop of Bulla RegiaArchbishop Emeritus of Huế, Viet Nam
70.3ResignedPierre Martin Ngô-Dinh-ThucArchbishop of Huế, Viet NamArchbishop Emeritus
18 Feb BornEmmanuel Marie Anne Alain GobilliardAuxiliary Bishop of Lyon, France
52.4Ordained BishopAntonio InnocentiTitular Archbishop of AeclanumCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
47.7InstalledSt. Karol Józef WojtyłaCardinal-Priest of San Cesareo in PalatioPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
20 Feb65.6AppointedPiotr GolebiowskiApostolic Administrator of Sandomierz, Poland
21 Feb53.9AppointedPiotr BednarczykAuxiliary Bishop of Tarnów, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
53.9AppointedPiotr 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 Feb45.5AppointedLorenzo AntonettiTitular Archbishop of RusellaeCardinal, President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
58.2AppointedJean JadotTitular Archbishop of ZuriPro-President Emeritus of the Secretariat of Non-Christians
58.2AppointedJean JadotApostolic Delegate to LaosPro-President Emeritus of the Secretariat of Non-Christians
58.2AppointedJean JadotApostolic Delegate to SingaporePro-President Emeritus of the Secretariat of Non-Christians
58.2AppointedJean JadotApostolic Delegate to MalaysiaPro-President Emeritus of the Secretariat of Non-Christians
64.5DiedMário de Miranda Vilas-BoasArchbishop Emeritus of Paraíba, Brazil
24 Feb45.5AppointedLorenzo AntonettiApostolic Nuncio to HondurasCardinal, President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
45.5AppointedLorenzo AntonettiApostolic Nuncio to NicaraguaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
42.4DiedLeonello Berti, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Luang Prabang, Laos
37.4SucceededFrancis Patrick CarrollBishop of Wagga Wagga, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus of Canberra-Goulburn, Australia
76.1DiedFrancis Augustin HenschkeBishop of Wagga Wagga, Australia
39.4Ordained BishopKuriakose KunnacherryTitular Bishop of CephasArchbishop Emeritus of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar), India
BornStanislaus Tobias MagomboAuxiliary Bishop of Lilongwe, Malawi
25 Feb46.5Ordained 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 Feb BornŁukasz Mirosław Buzun, O.S.P.P.E.Auxiliary Bishop of Kalisz, Poland
52.3AppointedGodofredo 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
65.8AppointedAndré-Pierre-François FauvelTitular Bishop of AbthugniBishop Emeritus of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), France
65.8ResignedAndré-Pierre-François FauvelBishop of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), FranceBishop Emeritus
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