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The Year of Our Lord 1969

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Feb23.5Solemn ProfessedJosé Belisário da Silva, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorArchbishop of Săo Luís do Maranhăo, Maranho, Brazil
47.4Ordained BishopMiguel Moncadas NogueraBishop of Menorca, SpainBishop of Solsona, Spain
41.8Ordained BishopGustave Olombe Atelumbu MusilamuBishop of Wamba, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
18.6ProfessedOrani Joăo Tempesta, O. Cist.Member of Order of CisterciansCardinal, Archbishop of Săo Sebastiăo do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
3 Feb26.7Ordained PriestFriedhelm HofmannPriest of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyBishop of Würzburg, Germany
90.4DiedOscar Jozef JolietAuxiliary Bishop of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, Belgium
5 Feb64.1AppointedJoseph Patrick DoughertyTitular Bishop of AltinumBishop Emeritus of Yakima, Washington, USA
64.1ResignedJoseph Patrick DoughertyBishop of Yakima, Washington, USABishop Emeritus
42.7AppointedJorge Maria Hourton PoissonAuxiliary Bishop of Puerto Montt, ChileAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Temuco, Chile
42.7AppointedJorge Maria Hourton PoissonTitular Bishop of MaterianaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Temuco, Chile
45.0AppointedMarcos Gregorio McGrath, C.S.C. †Archbishop of PanamáArchbishop Emeritus
60.3AppointedAníbal Muńoz DuqueCoadjutor Archbishop of Bogotá, ColombiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
57.1AppointedGaetano Pollio, P.I.M.E. †Archbishop of Salerno (-Acerno), ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
55.1AppointedCornelius Michael PowerBishop of Yakima, Washington, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Portland in Oregon, USA
6 Feb49.7AppointedFrançois-Xavier DioneBishop of Thičs, Senegal
51.9AppointedEdward Francis Kelly, M.S.C. †Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney, AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Toowoomba, Australia
51.9AppointedEdward Francis Kelly, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of FicusBishop Emeritus of Toowoomba, Australia
46.8AppointedJames Joseph KombaBishop of Songea, TanzaniaArchbishop of Songea, Tanzania
51.5Ordained BishopColin Aloysius MacPhersonBishop of Argyll and The Isles, Scotland, Great Britain
53.0AppointedJean MargéotBishop of Port-Louis, MauritiusCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
66.8ResignedEberhard (Hermann) Spiess, O.S.B. †Abbot of Songea, TanzaniaAbbot Emeritus
7 Feb79.9DiedSalvador Martinez SilvaAuxiliary Bishop of Morelia, Michoacán, México
41.3ResignedMario Renato Cornejo RadaveroAuxiliary Bishop of Lima, PeruAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
41.3ResignedMario Renato Cornejo RadaveroTitular Bishop of SanavusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Lima, Peru
66.6DiedCarlos Eduardo de Sabóia Bandeira Melo, O.F.M. †Bishop of Palmas, Brazil
42.3Ordained BishopSzczepan WesolyTitular Bishop of DragonaraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Gniezno, Poland
10 Feb BornDamian BrylJarocinAuxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
11 Feb53.6InstalledJames Francis CarneyArchbishop of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
36.5AppointedJayme Henrique ChemelloAuxiliary Bishop of Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
36.5AppointedJayme Henrique ChemelloTitular Bishop of BisicaBishop Emeritus of Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
12 Feb54.6Ordained BishopJozsef KaczibaTitular Bishop of CufrutaApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Győr (Raab), Hungary
44.9AppointedVictorino Cristobal LigotAuxiliary Bishop of Nueva Segovia, PhilippinesBishop of San Fernando de La Union, Philippines
44.9AppointedVictorino Cristobal LigotTitular Bishop of BuduaBishop of San Fernando de La Union, Philippines
58.0Ordained BishopJózsef UdvardyTitular Bishop of TabboraBishop Emeritus of Szeged-Csanád, Hungary
56.5Ordained BishopJozsef VajdaTitular Bishop of CartennaeAuxiliary Bishop of Vác, Hungary
63.5Ordained BishopGyörgy ZemplénTitular Bishop of ArenaAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom, Hungary
13 Feb56.8InstalledRobert Louis Whelan, S.J. †Bishop of Fairbanks, Alaska, USABishop Emeritus
14 Feb82.5DiedFriedrich HünermannAuxiliary Bishop of Aachen, Germany
15 Feb40.9AppointedGuillermo Ranzahuer GonzálezBishop of San Andrés Tuxtla, Veracruz, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
16 Feb21.3ProfessedPeter Hugh Brown, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Samoa-Pago Pago, American Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)
49.3Ordained BishopJoseph GrayTitular Bishop of MerciaBishop Emeritus of Shrewsbury, England, Great Britain
18 Feb70.6AppointedJosé Ángel López Ortiz, O.S.A. †Archbishop (Personal Title) of Spain, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
70.6AppointedJosé Ángel López Ortiz, O.S.A. †Titular Archbishop of GradumBishop Emeritus of Spain, Military
19 Feb51.1AppointedEdouard Gagnon, P.S.S. †Bishop of Saint Paul in Alberta, CanadaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Family
54.2AppointedWladyslaw MiziolekAuxiliary Bishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
54.2AppointedWladyslaw MiziolekTitular Bishop of PraesidiumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
21 Feb53.7AppointedStephen John KociskoArchbishop of Munhall (Ruthenian), USAArchbishop Emeritus of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania, USA
24 Feb46.4AppointedGeorge Roche EvansAuxiliary Bishop of Denver, Colorado, USA
46.4AppointedGeorge Roche EvansTitular Bishop of TubyzaAuxiliary Bishop of Denver, Colorado, USA
82.0RetiredJosef FringsArchbishop of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
52.8AppointedLawrence Preston Joseph GravesAuxiliary Bishop of Little Rock, Arkansas, USABishop Emeritus of Alexandria-Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
52.8AppointedLawrence Preston Joseph GravesTitular Bishop of VinaBishop Emeritus of Alexandria-Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
62.2AppointedJoseph HöffnerCardinal-Priest of Sant’Andrea della ValleCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
62.2SucceededJoseph HöffnerArchbishop of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
25 Feb50.5AppointedAmado Paulino y HernandezAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, Philippines
50.5AppointedAmado Paulino y HernandezTitular Bishop of CarinolaAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, Philippines
48.6AppointedFelix Paz PerezBishop of Imus, Philippines
26 Feb49.0AppointedMichele CecchiniTitular Archbishop of AquileiaApostolic Nuncio to Austria
49.0AppointedMichele CecchiniApostolic Pro-Nuncio to MadagascarApostolic Nuncio to Austria
27 Feb BornMoisés Carlos Atisha ContrerasSantiago de ChileBishop of San Marcos de Arica, Chile
45.5AppointedLucien-Emile BardonneAuxiliary Bishop of Rouen, FranceBishop Emeritus of Châlons, France
45.5AppointedLucien-Emile BardonneTitular Bishop of Thimida RegiaBishop Emeritus of Châlons, France
28 Feb65.3ResignedEdoardo Mason, F.S.C.J. †Vicar Apostolic of El Obeid, SudanVicar Apostolic Emeritus
82.6DiedGustavo TestaSecretary Emeritus of the Congregation for the Oriental ChurchesCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
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