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The Year of Our Lord 1968

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Nov53.8ResignedThomas Patrick Collins, M.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Pando, BoliviaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
1 Nov17.5Temporary VowsRoberto (Patrick) Camilleri Azzopardi, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Comayagua, Honduras
59.5AppointedDomenico EnriciApostolic Delegate to Australia and Papua New GuineaOfficial Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
54.2Ordained BishopGuglielmo GiaquintaTitular Bishop of Hyccarum (Hyccara)Bishop Emeritus of Tivoli, Italy
21.2Perpetual VowsGiovanni Salonia, O.F.M. Cap.Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinPriest
62.9AppointedAntonio SamorèPrefect of the Congregation of the Discipline of the SacramentsCardinal, Archivist of the Vatican Secret Archive
4 Nov46.6AppointedJosé Eduardo Alvarez Ramírez, C.M. †Bishop of El Salvador, MilitaryBishop Emeritus of San Miguel, El Salvador
84.2RetiredAlberto di JorioPro-President of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City StateCardinal, Pro-President Emeritus
5 Nov60.5AppointedPaul-Louis CarrièreCoadjutor Bishop of Laval, FranceBishop Emeritus
60.5AppointedPaul-Louis CarrièreTitular Bishop of LabicumBishop Emeritus of Laval, France
6 Nov62.8AppointedSergio GuerriPro-President of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City StateCardinal, Pro-President Emeritus
7 Nov56.3AppointedArturo Gerrit João Hermanus Maria Horsthuis, A.A. †Titular Bishop of Hippo DiarrhytusBishop Emeritus of Jales, Sao Paulo, Brazil
56.3ResignedArturo Gerrit João Hermanus Maria Horsthuis, A.A. †Bishop of Jales, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
8 Nov85.6DiedGuido Maria MazzoccoBishop of Adria, Italy
9 Nov24.5Ordained PriestMarcello BartolucciPriest of Assisi, ItalySecretary Emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
69.9AppointedGiuseppe RuotoloTitular Bishop of AtellaBishop Emeritus of Ugento-Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy
69.9ResignedGiuseppe RuotoloBishop of Ugento-Santa Maria di Leuca, ItalyBishop Emeritus
57.9AppointedEnea SelisOfficialArchbishop Emeritus of Cosenza e Bisignano, Italy
57.9CeasedEnea SelisApostolic Administrator of Iglesias, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Cosenza e Bisignano, Italy
10 Nov93.1DiedFerdinand Périer, S.J. †Archbishop Emeritus of Calcutta, India
46.0Ordained BishopBoutros (Pierre) Raï, B.A. †Titular Bishop of Edessa in Osrhoëne dei Greco-MelkitiBishop of Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México (Melkite Greek)
11 Nov48.4AppointedAbel Costas MontañoAuxiliary Bishop of Cochabamba, BoliviaBishop Emeritus of Tarija, Bolivia
48.4AppointedAbel Costas MontañoTitular Bishop of NoviBishop Emeritus of Tarija, Bolivia
39.5AppointedAdhemar Esquivel KohenqueAuxiliary Bishop of La Paz, BoliviaBishop Emeritus of Tarija, Bolivia
39.5AppointedAdhemar Esquivel KohenqueTitular Bishop of CaereBishop Emeritus of Tarija, Bolivia
46.7AppointedAndrés Bernardo (Andrew Bernard) SchierhoffAuxiliary Bishop of La Paz, BoliviaVicar Apostolic of Pando, Bolivia
46.7AppointedAndrés Bernardo (Andrew Bernard) SchierhoffTitular Bishop of PumentumVicar Apostolic of Pando, Bolivia
BornGeorge Desmond Tambala, O.C.D.Archbishop of Lilongwe, Malawi
BornJoseph Martin Wu QinjingBishop of Zhouzhi [Chowchich], China
14 Nov26.3Ordained PriestZacchaeus OkothPriest of Kisumu, KenyaArchbishop Emeritus of Kisumu, Kenya
15 Nov73.8AppointedFrancis Doyle Gleeson, S.J. †Titular Bishop of CuiculBishop Emeritus of Fairbanks, Alaska, USA
73.8ResignedFrancis Doyle Gleeson, S.J. †Bishop of Fairbanks, Alaska, USABishop Emeritus
BornJoseph Li JingBishop of Yinchuan [Ningsia], China
BornVitus Rubianto Solichin, S.X.Bishop of Padang, Indonesia
56.5SucceededRobert Louis Whelan, S.J. †Bishop of Fairbanks, Alaska, USABishop Emeritus
16 Nov87.4DiedAugustin Bea, S.J. †Cardinal, President of the Secretariat for Promoting Christian Unity
17 Nov23.4Solemn VowsStephen Victor ChmilarMember of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Bishop Emeritus of Toronto (Ukrainian), Canada
38.2Ordained BishopJoachim J. Rozario, C.S.C. †Bishop of Chittagong, BangladeshBishop Emeritus
18 Nov64.9AppointedJacinto Argaya GoicoecheaBishop of San Sebastián, SpainBishop Emeritus
70.8DiedPablo Gúrpide BeopeBishop of Bilbao, Spain
20 Nov BornFidelis Bautista LayogAuxiliary Bishop of Lingayen-Dagupan, Philippines
72.3AppointedHenry Joseph O’BrienTitular Archbishop of UthinaArchbishop Emeritus of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
72.3ResignedHenry Joseph O’BrienArchbishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USAArchbishop Emeritus
21 NovBornElkin Fernando Álvarez BoteroBishop of Santa Rosa de Osos, Colombia
41.5Ordained BishopLeo Rajendram AntonyTitular Bishop of FissianaBishop Emeritus of Trincomalee-Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
22 Nov47.7ResignedJames Patrick ShannonAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
23 Nov BornFrançois-Xavier Bustillo, O.F.M. Conv.Cardinal, Bishop of Ajaccio, France
46.2Ordained BishopJoseph Gilles Napoléon Ouellet, P.M.E. †Bishop of Gaspé, Québec, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Rimouski, Québec, Canada
24 Nov26.9Ordained PriestAntonio Ortega Franco, C.O. †Priest of Confederation of Oratorians of St. Philip NeriAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of México, Federal District
47.1Ordained BishopGirolamo PrigioneTitular Archbishop of LauriacumApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to México
59.6Ordained BishopJózef RozwadowskiBishop of Łódź, PolandBishop Emeritus
25 Nov58.5AppointedJean-Marie-Gaëtan Ogez, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of ThuccaboraBishop Emeritus of Mbarara, Uganda
58.5ResignedJean-Marie-Gaëtan Ogez, M. Afr. †Bishop of Mbarara, UgandaBishop Emeritus
26 Nov19.2First VowsPedro Pablo Elizondo Cárdenas, L.C.Member of Congregation of the Legionaries of ChristBishop of Cancún-Chetumal, Quintana Roo, México
27 Nov82.5DiedAbel Isidoro Antezana y Rojas, C.M.F. †Archbishop Emeritus of La Paz, Bolivia
63.3AppointedFlaviano Barrechea AriolaTitular Bishop of GuzabetaBishop Emeritus of Legazpi, Philippines
63.3ResignedFlaviano Barrechea AriolaBishop of Legazpi, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
63.6DiedSilvio CassuloBishop of Macerata e Tolentino, Italy
29 Nov71.1DiedWilliam Charles Philip Gaudreau, C.SS.R. †Superior General Emeritus of Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer
30 Nov48.7AppointedJosé Germán Benavides MorriberónTitular Bishop of MadesBishop Emeritus of Chachapoyas, Peru
48.7AppointedJosé Germán Benavides MorriberónAuxiliary Bishop of Arequipa, PeruBishop Emeritus of Chachapoyas, Peru
48.7ResignedJosé Germán Benavides MorriberónBishop of Chachapoyas, PeruBishop Emeritus
69.6AppointedLorenzo Bianchi, P.I.M.E. †Titular Bishop of SorresBishop Emeritus of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
69.6ResignedLorenzo Bianchi, P.I.M.E. †Bishop of Hong Kong [Xianggang], ChinaBishop Emeritus
48.7AppointedFrancis Xavier Hsu Chen-ping (Xu Chengbin)Apostolic Administrator of Hong Kong [Xianggang], ChinaBishop
51.4Ordained BishopSofron Dmyterko, O.S.B.M. †BishopBishop Emeritus of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanisławów] (Ukrainian), Ukraine
37.0Ordained PriestJosé Antonio GenticoPriest of Morón, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
26.2Ordained PriestJoaquin Maria López de Andújar y Cánovas del CastilloPriest of Madrid, SpainBishop Emeritus of Getafe, Spain
49.9Ordained BishopOvidio LariBishop of Aosta, ItalyBishop Emeritus
49.2Ordained BishopPhocas NikwigizeBishop of Ruhengeri, RwandaBishop Emeritus
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