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The Year of Our Lord 1970

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Feb43.3Ordained BishopLuciano StoreroTitular Archbishop of TigimmaApostolic Nuncio to Ireland
47.7Ordained BishopSimon TonyéTitular Bishop of TamascaniArchbishop Emeritus of Douala, Cameroon
2 Feb56.2InstalledPatrick Joseph CaseyBishop of Brentwood, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
55.1AppointedAlejandro Durán MoreiraBishop of Rancagua, ChileBishop Emeritus
46.0AppointedAngelo Frosi (Frozi), S.X. †Prelate of Abaeté do Tocantins, Para, BrazilBishop of Abaetetuba, Para, Brazil
46.0AppointedAngelo Frosi (Frozi), S.X. †Titular Bishop of MagnetumBishop of Abaetetuba, Para, Brazil
79.7AppointedEduardo Larraín CórdovezTitular Bishop of Vegesela in NumidiaBishop Emeritus of Rancagua, Chile
79.7RetiredEduardo Larraín CórdovezBishop of Rancagua, ChileBishop Emeritus
50.0Ordained BishopMartin Joseph Neylon, S.J. †Titular Bishop of LibertinaBishop Emeritus of Caroline Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)
3 Feb50.9AppointedPatrick Vincent AhernAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
50.9AppointedPatrick Vincent AhernTitular Bishop of NaieraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
51.8Ordained BishopSalvador Lazo LazoTitular Bishop of SeliaBishop Emeritus of San Fernando de La Union, Philippines
56.2Ordained BishopFrancis Raymond SheaBishop of Evansville, Indiana, USABishop Emeritus
4 Feb43.1AppointedFrancis Thomas HurleyAuxiliary Bishop of Juneau, Alaska, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Anchorage, Alaska, USA
43.1AppointedFrancis Thomas HurleyTitular Bishop of DaimlaigArchbishop Emeritus of Anchorage, Alaska, USA
5 Feb49.1AppointedFelixberto Camacho FloresApostolic Administrator of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania)Archbishop of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania)
49.1AppointedFelixberto Camacho FloresTitular Bishop of StagnumArchbishop of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania)
39.9AppointedStephen Fumio HamaoAuxiliary Bishop of Tōkyō, JapanCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
39.9AppointedStephen Fumio HamaoTitular Bishop of OretoCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
66.8AppointedJames Moynagh, S.P.S. †Titular Bishop of MageóBishop Emeritus of Calabar, Nigeria
66.8ResignedJames Moynagh, S.P.S. †Bishop of Calabar, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
40.6AppointedDaniel Joseph MullinsAuxiliary Bishop of Cardiff, Wales, Great BritainBishop Emeritus of Menevia, Wales, Great Britain
40.6AppointedDaniel Joseph MullinsTitular Bishop of SidnacestreBishop Emeritus of Menevia, Wales, Great Britain
50.1AppointedDenis NgandeBishop of Bafoussam, Cameroon
41.3AppointedBrian David UsangaBishop of Calabar, NigeriaArchbishop Emeritus of Calabar, Nigeria
BornFlorian WörnerGarmisch-PartenkirchenAuxiliary Bishop of Augsburg, Germany
48.1AppointedPaul Hisao YasudaAuxiliary Bishop of Osaka, JapanArchbishop Emeritus
48.1AppointedPaul Hisao YasudaTitular Bishop of TucciArchbishop Emeritus of Osaka, Japan
6 Feb45.9AppointedVictorino Cristobal LigotBishop of San Fernando de La Union, Philippines
65.9DiedManuel da Silveira d’ElbouxArchbishop of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
7 Feb82.4DiedLuis María Altamirano y BulnesArchbishop of Morelia, Michoacán, México
66.0SucceededManuel Martín del Campo PadillaArchbishop of Morelia, Michoacán, México
BornChristian Heribert Riesbeck, C.C.MontréalAuxiliary Bishop of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
8 Feb57.2Ordained BishopJusto Goizueta Gridilla, O.A.R. †Titular Bishop of EgaraPrelate Emeritus of Madera, Chihuahua, México
46.3Ordained BishopHenryk Roman GulbinowiczTitular Bishop of AcciCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
29.8Ordained PriestAntoine NtalouPriestArchbishop of Garoua, Cameroon
36.9Ordained BishopAloysius Ferdinandus Zichem, C.SS.R.Titular Bishop of FuerteventuraBishop Emeritus of Paramaribo, Suriname, Antilles
11 Feb52.5AppointedOscar Félix VillenaBishop of San Rafael, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
12 Feb57.3AppointedHenri Clément Victor DonzeBishop of Tarbes et Lourdes, FranceBishop Emeritus
50.5AppointedMartin Nicholas LohmullerAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
50.5AppointedMartin Nicholas LohmullerTitular Bishop of RamsbiriaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
75.4AppointedPierre-Marie ThéasTitular Bishop of Sanctus GermanusBishop Emeritus of Tarbes et Lourdes, France
75.4RetiredPierre-Marie ThéasBishop of Tarbes et Lourdes, FranceBishop Emeritus
52.2AppointedHeinrich TheissingCoadjutor Apostolic Administrator of Schwerin, GermanyApostolic Administrator Emeritus
14 Feb51.0AppointedCarlos Stanislau Schmitt, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of SufarBishop Emeritus of Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
51.0ResignedCarlos Stanislau Schmitt, O.F.M. †Bishop of Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
15 Feb BornYury KasabutskiMaladechnaAuxiliary Bishop of Minsk-Mohilev, Belarus
39.1Ordained BishopMario Epifanio Abdallah MgulundeBishop of Iringa, TanzaniaArchbishop of Tabora, Tanzania
95.0DiedJoseph Arthur PapineauBishop Emeritus of Joliette, Québec, Canada
45.8Ordained BishopSettimio TodiscoTitular Bishop of BigastroArchbishop Emeritus of Brindisi-Ostuni, Italy
16 Feb50.1ResignedDonaldo Chávez NúñezAuxiliary Bishop of Managua, NicaraguaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
41.9AppointedErnst Franz Gerd Werner DickeAuxiliary Bishop of Aachen, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
41.9AppointedErnst Franz Gerd Werner DickeTitular Bishop of Iria FlaviaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Aachen, Germany
54.3DiedSimon Lei Chang-hsia (Lei Zhen-xia)Bishop of Fenyang [Fenyang], China
44.0AppointedMiguel Obando Bravo, S.D.B.Archbishop of Managua, NicaraguaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
40.7AppointedAgostinho José (Benito) Sartori, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Palmas, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Palmas-Francisco Beltrão, Parana, Brazil
18 Feb43.2AppointedWilliam Wakefield BaumBishop of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USACardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
67.0DiedJoseph-Roméo GagnonBishop of Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada
48.2AppointedThomas Jerome WelshAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus of Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
48.2AppointedThomas Jerome WelshTitular Bishop of Inis CathaigBishop Emeritus of Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
20 Feb72.2AppointedÁngel María Ocampo Berrio, S.J. †Titular Archbishop of CastuloArchbishop Emeritus of Tunja, Colombia
72.2ResignedÁngel María Ocampo Berrio, S.J. †Archbishop of Tunja, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
47.5AppointedAugusto Trujillo ArangoArchbishop of Tunja, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
21 Feb77.2DiedPeter Tatsuo DoiCardinal, Archbishop of Tōkyō, Japan
60.1AppointedJosé Salazar LópezArchbishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
41.7SucceededPeter Seiichi ShirayanagiArchbishop of Tōkyō, JapanCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
26.5Ordained PriestWilliam Matthew Slattery, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorArchbishop of Pretoria, South Africa
22 Feb29.8Ordained PriestJacyr Francisco Braido, C.S.Priest of Congregation of the Missionaries of Saint Charles BorromeoBishop of Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
49.9Ordained BishopAlphonse Daniel NsabiBishop of Kigoma, Tanzania
51.1Ordained BishopAntonio Palenzuela VelázquezBishop of Segovia, SpainBishop Emeritus
24 Feb70.6DiedCarlo BoiardiBishop of Apuania, Italy
68.4AppointedMalcolm Angus MacEachernTitular Bishop of IpagroBishop Emeritus of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
68.4ResignedMalcolm Angus MacEachernBishop of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CanadaBishop Emeritus
47.5Ordained BishopTiberius Charles MugendiBishop of Kisii, Kenya
42.3Ordained BishopWilliam Kevin Rowell, O.F.M. †Bishop of Aitape, Papua New Guinea
26 Feb44.8AppointedOrozimbo Fuenzalida y FuenzalidaBishop of Los Angeles, ChileBishop Emeritus of San Bernardo, Chile
BornCyr-Nestor YapaupaBangassouBishop of Alindao, Central African Republic
27 Feb58.2ResignedGeorges Benoit GassongoApostolic Administrator of Fort-Rousset, CongoApostolic Administrator Emeritus
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