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The Year of Our Lord 1968

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Aug78.7ResignedAnselmo Ludovico Tranfaglia, O.S.B. †Abbot of Montevergine, ItalyAbbot Emeritus
2 Aug BornMatthäus KarrerAuxiliary Bishop of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, Germany
3 Aug29.6Ordained PriestLucas AbadamlooraPriest of Navrongo, GhanaBishop of Navrongo-Bolgatanga, Ghana
41.2AppointedLeo Rajendram AntonyAuxiliary Bishop of Jaffna, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus of Trincomalee-Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
41.2AppointedLeo Rajendram AntonyTitular Bishop of FissianaBishop Emeritus of Trincomalee-Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
28.6Ordained PriestPaul BemilePriest of Wa, GhanaBishop Emeritus
56.0AppointedJoseph Byeong Hwa ChangBishop of Masan, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
BornAndrew Harmon CozzensAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
27.3Ordained PriestVincent Valentine Egwuchukwu Ezeonyia, C.S.Sp. †Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop of Aba, Nigeria
26.7Ordained PriestAntónio Vitalino Fernandes Dantas, O. Carm.Priest of Order of Our Lady of Mt. CarmelBishop Emeritus of Beja, Portugal
71.5AppointedRaymond Larose, C.S.C. †Titular Bishop of ThysdrusBishop Emeritus of Chittagong, Bangladesh
71.5ResignedRaymond Larose, C.S.C. †Bishop of Chittagong, BangladeshBishop Emeritus
44.9AppointedAntonio QuarracinoBishop of Avellaneda, ArgentinaCardinal, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
37.9AppointedJoachim J. Rozario, C.S.C. †Bishop of Chittagong, BangladeshBishop Emeritus
53.3AppointedBruno TorpiglianiApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Democratic Republic ofApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Philippines
48.4AppointedVicente Faustino ZazpeCoadjutor Archbishop of Santa Fe, ArgentinaArchbishop
48.4AppointedVicente Faustino ZazpeTitular Archbishop of AquavivaArchbishop of Santa Fe, Argentina
4 Aug48.2InstalledJosé de Aquino PereiraBishop of Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
5 Aug55.5AppointedCarlo MaccariArchbishop of Ancona e Numana, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Ancona-Osimo, Italy
7 Aug72.6DiedHeinrich Suso (Lorenz) Groner, O. Cist. †Abbot of Wettingen-Mehrerau, Austria
8 Aug38.7Ordained BishopVicente Ataviado y TumaladBishop of Maasin, Philippines
13 Aug82.0AppointedJuan María Navarrete y GuerreroTitular Archbishop of VulturariaArchbishop Emeritus of Hermosillo, Sonora, México
82.0RetiredJuan María Navarrete y GuerreroArchbishop of Hermosillo, Sonora, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
BornJorge Ángel Saldías Pedraza, O.P.Auxiliary Bishop of La Paz, Bolivia
46.5AppointedArturo Antonio Szymanski RamírezBishop of Tampico, Tamaulipas, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of San Luis Potosí, México
14 Aug38.7InstalledVicente Ataviado y TumaladBishop of Maasin, Philippines
92.3DiedAugusto Álvaro da SilvaCardinal, Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
65.8DiedKarol PękalaAuxiliary Bishop of Tarnów, Poland
15 Aug23.3Ordained PriestPio Gonçalo Alves de SouzaPriest of Braga, PortugalAuxiliary Bishop of Porto, Portugal
50.1Ordained BishopJorge Manuel LópezTitular Bishop of AusafaArchbishop Emeritus of Rosario, Argentina
58.5AppointedBenvenuto MatteucciApostolic Administrator of Pisa, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
58.5AppointedBenvenuto MatteucciTitular Bishop of Forum PopiliiArchbishop Emeritus of Pisa, Italy
23.7Ordained PriestIoan RobuPriestArchbishop of Bucarest {Bucureşti}, Romania
21.9ProfessedGiuseppe Sandri, M.C.C.I.Member of Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of JesusBishop of Witbank, South Africa
16 Aug67.7DiedJosé André CoimbraBishop of Patos de Minas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
17 Aug BornUrban Federer, O.S.B.Abbot of Maria Einsiedeln, Switzerland
70.9DiedJohn Francis Greif, M.H.M. †Bishop of Tororo, Uganda
46.6AppointedCharles Henri LévesqueBishop of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Québec, Canada
56.8AppointedPhilippe Lussier, C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of MutugennaBishop Emeritus of Saint Paul in Alberta, Canada
56.8ResignedPhilippe Lussier, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Saint Paul in Alberta, CanadaBishop Emeritus
18 Aug48.5SucceededCarlos Quintero ArceArchbishop of Hermosillo, Sonora, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
19 Aug58.2AppointedDenys Philippe BeilounéArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Syrian), Syria
34.5SelectedKassian (Otto) Lauterer, O. Cist.Abbot of Wettingen-Mehrerau, AustriaAbbot Emeritus
37.3AppointedJames OdongoBishop of Tororo, UgandaArchbishop Emeritus of Tororo, Uganda
50.6AppointedArthur Joseph O’NeillBishop of Rockford, Illinois, USABishop Emeritus
20 Aug59.6AppointedClément Abdulla Eliane RahalArchbishop of Damas (Syrian), Syria
80.8AppointedIwannis Georges StétéTitular Archbishop of BostraArchbishop Emeritus of Damas (Syrian), Syria
80.8RetiredIwannis Georges StétéArchbishop of Damas (Syrian), SyriaArchbishop Emeritus
22 Aug24.5Ordained PriestFlavio Calle ZapataPriestArchbishop of Ibagué, Colombia
64.5InstalledClarence Edward ElwellBishop of Columbus, Ohio, USA
29.8Ordained PriestEulises González SánchezPriest of Girardot, ColombiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of San Andrés y Providencia, Colombia
25.7Ordained PriestJorge Leonardo Gómez Serna, O.P.Priest of Order of Friars PreachersBishop Emeritus of Magangué, Colombia
25.0Ordained PriestLuis Antonio Nova RochaPriest of Facatativá, ColombiaBishop
45.6Ordained BishopPaul John O’ByrneBishop of Calgary, Alberta, CanadaBishop Emeritus
24 Aug45.0InstalledEnrique A. Angelelli CarlettiBishop of La Rioja, Argentina
29.1Ordained PriestAlexio Churu MuchabaiwaPriestBishop Emeritus of Mutare, Zimbabwe
26 Aug54.3AppointedEmilio Benavent EscuínCoadjutor Archbishop of Granada, SpainBishop Emeritus of Spain, Military
54.3AppointedEmilio Benavent EscuínTitular Archbishop of TiburniaBishop Emeritus of Spain, Military
27 Aug19.8ProfessedMario Alberto Molina Palma, O.A.R.Member of Order of Augustinian RecollectsArchbishop of Los Altos, Quetzaltenango-Totonicapán, Guatemala
46.8AppointedGirolamo PrigioneTitular Archbishop of LauriacumApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to México
46.8AppointedGirolamo PrigioneApostolic Nuncio to El SalvadorApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to México
46.8AppointedGirolamo PrigioneApostolic Nuncio to GuatemalaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to México
28 Aug49.8Ordained BishopJohn Joseph FitzpatrickTitular Bishop of CenaeBishop Emeritus of Brownsville, Texas, USA
30 Aug BornJacek Kiciński, C.M.F.Auxiliary Bishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
BornLuciano Paolucci BediniBishop-Elect of Gubbio, Italy
31 Aug53.4ConfirmedBruno Roberto D’Amore, O.S.B. †Apostolic Administrator of Montevergine, ItalyApostolic Administrator Emeritus
34.5ConfirmedKassian (Otto) Lauterer, O. Cist.Abbot of Wettingen-Mehrerau, AustriaAbbot Emeritus
BornLuis Enrique Rojas RuizAuxiliary Bishop of Mérida, Venezuela
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