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The Year of Our Lord 1968

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December


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Dec41.8Ordained BishopPaul AntakiTitular Archbishop of NubiaProtosyncellus Emeritus of Egypt and Sudan (Melkite Greek)
30.0Ordained PriestVicente Credo Manuel, S.V.D. †Priest of Society of the Divine WordVicar Apostolic Emeritus of San Jose in Mindoro, Philippines
28.2Ordained PriestItamar Navildo Vian, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinArchbishop Emeritus of Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil
2 Dec51.3AppointedColin Aloysius MacPhersonBishop of Argyll and The Isles, Scotland, Great Britain
3 Dec68.3AppointedBenigno Chiriboga, S.J. †Titular Bishop of TasaccoraBishop Emeritus of Latacunga, Ecuador
68.3ResignedBenigno Chiriboga, S.J. †Bishop of Latacunga, EcuadorBishop Emeritus
46.8Ordained BishopErnst Heinrich Karlen, C.M.M. †Bishop of Umtata, South AfricaArchbishop Emeritus of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
4 Dec38.0Ordained BishopRonald Austin MulkearnsTitular Bishop of CululiBishop Emeritus of Ballarat, Australia
5 Dec38.3AppointedJosé Mario Ruiz NavasBishop of Latacunga, EcuadorArchbishop Emeritus of Portoviejo, Ecuador
6 Dec83.0DiedLeón Villuendas Polo, O.F.M. †Bishop of Teruel (-Albarracín), Spain
7 Dec38.4Ordained BishopSamuel Silverio Buitrago Trujillo, C.M. †Titular Bishop of Aquae Novae in NumidiaArchbishop of Popayán, Colombia
45.7AppointedIreneo García AlonsoBishop of Albacete, SpainBishop Emeritus
26.2Ordained PriestMarcelo Sánchez SorondoPriest of Roma {Rome}, ItalyOfficial of the Roman Curia - Other
8 Dec25.4Ordained PriestRafael Ramón Conde AlfonzoPriest of Caracas, Santiago de VenezuelaBishop of Maracay, Venezuela
51.8Ordained BishopHendrik Hubert Frehen, S.M.M. †Bishop of Reykjavik, Iceland
40.6Ordained BishopWolfgang Große (Grosse)Titular Bishop of LamasbaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Essen, Germany
57.6Ordained BishopFerdinando LambruschiniArchbishop of Perugia, Italy
28.0Ordained PriestFortunatus M. LukanimaPriestBishop Emeritus of Arusha, Tanzania
27.9Ordained PriestGaspard Mudiso Mundla, S.V.D.Priest of Society of the Divine WordBishop of Kenge, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
25.6Ordained PriestArochiasamy Jude Gerald PaulrajPriestBishop of Palayamkottai, India
63.4SucceededJuan Ricote AlonsoBishop of Teruel (-Albarracín), Spain
42.8Ordained BishopMichael RozarioBishop of Dinajpur, BangladeshArchbishop Emeritus of Dhaka, Bangladesh
37.0Ordained BishopAlessandro Staccioli, O.M.I.Titular Bishop of TaurianumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Siena-Colle di Val d’Elsa-Montalcino, Italy
9 Dec26.9Ordained PriestGerard Joseph HannaPriest of Armidale, AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Wagga Wagga, Australia
83.3DiedManuel Könner, S.V.D. †Prelate Emeritus of Foz do Iguaçu (Iguassú), Brazil
60.4AppointedBruno WechnerBishop of Feldkirch, AustriaBishop Emeritus
10 Dec55.9Ordained BishopJoseph A. CarrollTitular Bishop of QuaestorianaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Dublin, Ireland
74.3DiedStephen Stanislaus WoznickiBishop Emeritus of Saginaw, Michigan, USA
11 Dec26.4Ordained PriestJosaphat Louis LebuluPriest of Same, TanzaniaArchbishop of Arusha, Tanzania
47.2AppointedMiguel Moncadas NogueraBishop of Menorca, SpainBishop of Solsona, Spain
57.9AppointedFrancis Frederick RehBishop of Saginaw, Michigan, USABishop Emeritus
42.1AppointedSzczepan WesolyAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
42.1AppointedSzczepan WesolyTitular Bishop of DragonaraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Gniezno, Poland
14 Dec48.7Ordained BishopJosé Capmany CasamitjanaTitular Bishop of Casae MedianaeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Barcelona, Spain
56.6Ordained BishopRamón Daumal SerraTitular Bishop of Mathara in ProconsulariAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Barcelona, Spain
27.4ProfessedMarie Pierre François Auguste Gaschy, C.S.Sp.Member of Congregation of the Holy SpiritVicar Apostolic of Iles Saint-Pierre et Miquelon
40.9Ordained BishopJosé María Guix FerreresTitular Bishop of SistronianaBishop Emeritus of Vic, Spain
BornCharles Joseph Sampa KasondeBishop of Solwezi, Zambia
45.6Ordained BishopRamón Torrella CascanteTitular Bishop of MinerviumArchbishop Emeritus of Tarragona, Spain
15 Dec43.2Ordained BishopLivio MaritanoTitular Bishop of OpitergiumBishop Emeritus of Acqui, Italy
24.5Ordained PriestNelson Antonio Martinez RustPriest of Valencia en VenezuelaBishop Emeritus of San Felipe, Venezuela
60.4InstalledBruno WechnerBishop of Feldkirch, AustriaBishop Emeritus
16 Dec51.1AppointedMatthieu KanyamaBishop of Kabinda, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
46.0AppointedAndré Bernard Michel QuélenAuxiliary Bishop of Angers, FranceBishop Emeritus of Moulins, France
46.0AppointedAndré Bernard Michel QuélenTitular Bishop of Turres ConcordiaeBishop Emeritus of Moulins, France
54.9AppointedAntonio Maria TraviaAlmoner of the Office of Papal CharitiesAlmoner Emeritus
54.9AppointedAntonio Maria TraviaTitular Archbishop of Termae HimeraeAlmoner Emeritus of the Office of Papal Charities
79.1RetiredDiego VeniniSecret Almoner of the Office of Papal CharitiesSecret Almoner Emeritus
17 Dec28.1Ordained PriestJuan Carlos MaccaronePriestBishop Emeritus of Santiago del Estero, Argentina
18 Dec46.9AppointedTomás Alberto Clavel MéndezTitular Archbishop of AlexanumArchbishop Emeritus of Panamá
46.9ResignedTomás Alberto Clavel MéndezArchbishop of PanamáArchbishop Emeritus
19 Dec69.5AppointedGiovanni Battista Cesana, M.C.C.I. †Titular Bishop of LitteraeBishop Emeritus of Gulu, Uganda
69.5ResignedGiovanni Battista Cesana, M.C.C.I. †Bishop of Gulu, UgandaBishop Emeritus
49.6AppointedDonatus Djagom, S.V.D. †Archbishop of Endeh, IndonesiaArchbishop Emeritus of Ende, Indonesia
49.1AppointedJoseph GrayAuxiliary Bishop of Liverpool, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus of Shrewsbury, England, Great Britain
49.1AppointedJoseph GrayTitular Bishop of MerciaBishop Emeritus of Shrewsbury, England, Great Britain
71.5AppointedGeorges Kettel, C.I.C.M. †Titular Bishop of CaprulaeBishop Emeritus of Kabinda, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
71.5ResignedGeorges Kettel, C.I.C.M. †Bishop of Kabinda, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
50.7AppointedCipriano Biyehima KihangireBishop of Gulu, UgandaBishop Emeritus
52.8DiedEverardo López AlcocerBishop of Autlán, Jalisco, México
55.3AppointedGabriel Wilhelmus Manek, S.V.D. †Titular Archbishop of BavagalianaArchbishop Emeritus of Endeh, Indonesia
55.3ResignedGabriel Wilhelmus Manek, S.V.D. †Archbishop of Endeh, IndonesiaArchbishop Emeritus
71.9AppointedEdgar Aristide Maranta, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Archbishop of CastrumArchbishop Emeritus of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
71.9ResignedEdgar Aristide Maranta, O.F.M. Cap. †Archbishop of Dar-es-Salaam, TanzaniaArchbishop Emeritus
40.9AppointedMaurice Rigobert Marie-SainteAuxiliary Bishop of Fort-de-France (e Saint Pierre), Martinique, AntillesArchbishop Emeritus
40.9AppointedMaurice Rigobert Marie-SainteTitular Bishop of SicilibbaArchbishop Emeritus of Fort-de-France (e Saint Pierre), Martinique, Antilles
56.4AppointedLaurean RugambwaArchbishop of Dar-es-Salaam, TanzaniaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
64.8AppointedJoseph Asjiro SatowakiArchbishop of Nagasaki, JapanCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
41.2AppointedAbraham ThanAuxiliary Bishop of Kengtung, MyanmarBishop Emeritus
41.2AppointedAbraham ThanTitular Bishop of TortibulumBishop Emeritus of Kengtung, Myanmar
63.2AppointedJohn Baptist Hubert Theunissen, S.M.M. †Titular Archbishop of SkálholtArchbishop Emeritus of Blantyre, Malawi
74.4AppointedPaul Aijirô YamaguchiTitular Archbishop of Massa LubrenseArchbishop Emeritus of Nagasaki, Japan
74.4RetiredPaul Aijirô YamaguchiArchbishop of Nagasaki, JapanArchbishop Emeritus
20 Dec25.3Ordained PriestJohn Raymond GaydosPriest of Saint Louis, Missouri, USABishop of Jefferson City, Missouri, USA
25.8Ordained PriestRichard Edmund PatesPriest of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USABishop of Des Moines, Iowa, USA
24.6Ordained PriestArthur Joseph SerratelliPriest of Newark, New Jersey, USABishop of Paterson, New Jersey, USA
21 Dec29.4Ordained PriestIgnazio Bedini, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop Emeritus of Ispahan, Iran
46.1Ordained BishopSalvatore Di SalvoTitular Bishop of Turres in NumidiaBishop Emeritus of Nicosia, Italy
26.4Ordained PriestLuis Guillermo EichhornPriest of Gualeguaychú, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Morón, Argentina
57.3AppointedRaymond Philip EtteldorfTitular Archbishop of TyndarisOfficial Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
57.3AppointedRaymond Philip EtteldorfApostolic Delegate to New ZealandOfficial Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
45.0AppointedJózef GucwaAuxiliary Bishop of Tarnów, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
45.0AppointedJózef GucwaTitular Bishop of VagaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Tarnów, Poland
26.6Ordained PriestLuiz Mancilha Vilela, SS.CC.Priest of Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and MaryArchbishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil
26.9Ordained PriestCarlo MazzaPriest of Bergamo, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Fidenza, Italy
34.7Ordained PriestNéstor Hugo NavarroPriest of Bahía Blanca, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Alto Valle del Río Negro, Argentina
32.0Ordained PriestPierre Nguyên SoanPriest of Qui Nhơn, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
27.3Ordained PriestGabriel Villaruz ReyesPriest of Manila, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of Antipolo, Philippines
28.2Ordained PriestFelipe Salazar VillagranaPriest of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, México
25.9Ordained PriestDaniel Thomas Turley Murphy, O.S.A.Priest of Order of St. AugustineBishop of Chulucanas, Peru
26.6Ordained PriestRodolfo Pedro Wirz KraemerPriest of Montevideo, UruguayBishop of Maldonado-Punta del Este, Uruguay
22 Dec30.1Ordained PriestMichel Hoăng Ðúc OanhPriest of Kontum, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
45.9Ordained BishopEdward Henryk MaterskiTitular Bishop of Aquae SirensesBishop Emeritus of Radom, Poland
53.6Ordained BishopFerdinando PalatucciBishop of Nicastro, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Amalfi-Cava de’ Tirreni, Italy
23 Dec42.1AppointedEugène-Marie ErnoultAuxiliary Bishop of Nantes, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Sens (-Auxerre), France
42.1AppointedEugène-Marie ErnoultTitular Bishop of TadamataArchbishop Emeritus of Sens (-Auxerre), France
24 Dec46.9AppointedPaul Casimir MarcinkusTitular Archbishop of HortaPresident Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State
46.9AppointedPaul Casimir MarcinkusSecretary of the Roman Curia - OtherPresident Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State
25 Dec68.2DiedJosé Damase Laberge, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of San José del Amazonas, Peru
68.6DiedAgustín RodríguezBishop of Paraguay, Military
26 Dec BornJuan Carlos Barreto BarretoBishop of Quibdó, Colombia
76.6DiedZygmunt ChoromańskiAuxiliary Bishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
28 Dec55.1AppointedJosé Pedro de Araújo CostaCoadjutor Archbishop of Uberaba, Minas Gerais, BrazilCoadjutor Archbishop Emeritus
55.1AppointedJosé Pedro de Araújo CostaTitular Archbishop of MarcellianaCoadjutor Archbishop Emeritus of Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil
50.9AppointedThomas Benjamin FultonAuxiliary Bishop of Toronto, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Saint Catharines, Ontario, Canada
50.9AppointedThomas Benjamin FultonTitular Bishop of CursolaBishop Emeritus of Saint Catharines, Ontario, Canada
27.2Ordained PriestHéctor Guerrero Córdova, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoPrelate of Mixes, Oaxaca, México
56.1AppointedBernard Joseph McLaughlinAuxiliary Bishop of Buffalo, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
56.1AppointedBernard Joseph McLaughlinTitular Bishop of MotulaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Buffalo, New York, USA
52.3AppointedJorge Scarso, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Patos de Minas, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
47.9AppointedJohn Francis WhealonArchbishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
30 Dec49.3AppointedAntonio Alfredo BrascaBishop of Rafaela, Argentina
58.8SucceededBernardo Leonardo Fey Schneider, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Potosí, BoliviaBishop Emeritus
80.6DiedCleto Loayza GumielBishop of Potosí, Bolivia
47.9AppointedSabás Magaña GarcíaBishop of Matamoros, Tamaulipas, México

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