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The Year of Our Lord 1970

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 May45.0AppointedErnesto Alvarez Alvarez, S.D.B. †Coadjutor Archbishop of Cuenca, EcuadorArchbishop Emeritus
45.0AppointedErnesto Alvarez Alvarez, S.D.B. †Titular Archbishop of ClypiaArchbishop Emeritus of Cuenca, Ecuador
46.3Ordained BishopAngelo Frosi (Frozi), S.X. †Titular Bishop of MagnetumBishop of Abaetetuba, Para, Brazil
47.7Ordained BishopBraulio Sánchez Fuentes, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of Aquae Novae in ProconsulariPrelate Emeritus of Mixes, Oaxaca, México
2 May48.2AppointedMário Roberto Emmett Anglim, C.SS.R. †Apostolic Administrator of Lábrea, Amazonas, BrazilPrelate of Coari, Amazonas, Brazil
5 May40.8Ordained BishopPatrick Fernández FloresTitular Bishop of ItalicaArchbishop Emeritus of San Antonio, Texas, USA
BornSviatoslav ShevchukStryj, UkraineMajor Archbishop of Kyiv-Halyč {Kiev} (Ukrainian), Ukraine
7 May26.3Ordained PriestWilliam Francis MaloolyPriest of Baltimore, Maryland, USABishop of Wilmington, Delaware, USA
42.9Ordained BishopMario TagliaferriTitular Archbishop of FormiaeApostolic Nuncio to France
51.4Ordained BishopJoseph S. ThummaTitular Bishop of Cunga FéichinBishop Emeritus of Vijayawada, India
8 May51.4AppointedAnselm Donald Mary Dennehy, O.S.M. †Apostolic Administrator of Ingwavuma, South AfricaApostolic Administrator Emeritus
72.1ResignedJerônimo MazzarottoAuxiliary Bishop of Curitiba, Parana, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
9 May51.7ResignedEdwin Roy Kinch, O.S.M. †Prefect of Ingwavuma, South AfricaPrefect Emeritus
10 May53.2Ordained BishopSilvério Jarbas Paulo de Albuquerque, O.F.M. †Bishop of Caetité, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil
38.9Ordained BishopAntonio Dorado SotoBishop of Guadix, SpainBishop Emeritus of Málaga, Spain
25.7Ordained PriestNicholas James SamraPriest of United States of America (Melkite Greek)Bishop of Newton (Our Lady of the Annunciation in Boston) (Melkite Greek), USA
13 May25.9Ordained PriestEdward Kenneth BraxtonPriest of Chicago, Illinois, USABishop of Belleville, Illinois, USA
BornFrank Yohana KalabatKuwait, KuwaitBishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Detroit (Chaldean), USA
14 May42.8AppointedAnthony Gerard BoscoAuxiliary Bishop of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA
42.8AppointedAnthony Gerard BoscoTitular Bishop of LabicumBishop Emeritus of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA
50.7AppointedJosé Dalvit, F.S.C.J. †Titular Bishop of SullectumBishop Emeritus of São Mateus, Espirito Santo, Brazil
50.7ResignedJosé Dalvit, F.S.C.J. †Bishop of São Mateus, Espirito Santo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
32.5Ordained PriestGeoffrey Hilton JarrettPriest of Hobart, AustraliaBishop of Lismore, Australia
15 May52.9Ordained BishopManuel Casares HervásBishop of Almería, SpainBishop Emeritus
16 May25.7Ordained PriestEdward Joseph AdamsPriest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAApostolic Nuncio to Greece
24.3Ordained PriestGuy Charbonneau, P.M.E.Priest of Montréal, Québec, CanadaBishop of Choluteca, Honduras
26.2Ordained PriestPaul LortiePriest of Québec, CanadaBishop of Mont-Laurier, Québec, Canada
27.9Ordained PriestJoseph Anthony PepePriest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USABishop of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
59.4ResignedJosé Manuel Piña TorresAuxiliary Bishop of Tepic, Nayarit, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
81.1DiedBernard James Sullivan, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Patna, India
17 May26.5Ordained PriestRoberto Octavio Balmori Cinta, M.J.Priest of Missionari di S. Giuseppe nel MessicoBishop of Ciudad Valles, San Luís Potosí, México
43.4Ordained BishopÉmile BiayendaTitular Archbishop of GarbaCardinal, Archbishop of Brazzaville, Congo
44.9Ordained BishopMarco Titular Bishop of VulturiaCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
27.5Ordained PriestLouis Chamniern SantisukniramPriest of Thare and Nonseng, ThailandArchbishop
53.9Ordained BishopAlair Vilar Fernandes de MeloBishop of Amargosa, Bahia, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
26.0Ordained PriestRaymond W. FieldPriest of Dublin, IrelandAuxiliary Bishop
49.3Ordained BishopFelixberto Camacho FloresTitular Bishop of StagnumArchbishop of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania)
23.9Ordained PriestSalvatore GristinaPriest of Palermo, ItalyArchbishop of Catania, Italy
25.1Ordained PriestBraulio Rafael León VillegasPriestBishop of Ciudad Guzmán, Jalisco, México
27.1Ordained PriestErkolano Lodu TombePriestBishop of Yei, South Sudan
30.6Ordained PriestMario Melanio Medina SalinasPriestBishop of San Juan Bautista de las Misiones, Paraguay
23.4Ordained PriestSalvatore MuratorePriest of Agrigento, ItalyBishop of Nicosia, Italy
28.5Ordained PriestCésar Bosco Vivas RobeloPriest of Managua, NicaraguaBishop of León en Nicaragua
18 May40.1AppointedMichael George BowenCoadjutor Bishop of Arundel and Brighton, England, Great BritainArchbishop Emeritus of Southwark, England, Great Britain
40.1AppointedMichael George BowenTitular Bishop of LamsortiArchbishop Emeritus of Southwark, England, Great Britain
86.2AppointedWilliam Theodore HeardCardinal-Priest of San TeodoroCardinal, Dean Emeritus of the Roman Rota
58.3AppointedJosé Melgoza OsorioBishop of Ciudad Valles, San Luís Potosí, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Netzahualcóyotl, México, México
62.5AppointedAlberto Rencoret DonosoTitular Archbishop of SilaArchbishop Emeritus of Puerto Montt, Chile
62.5ResignedAlberto Rencoret DonosoArchbishop of Puerto Montt, ChileArchbishop Emeritus
45.1AppointedJosé Pablo Rovalo Azcué, S.M. †Bishop of Zacatecas, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
21 May35.8AppointedEugène Biletsi OnimBishop of Idiofa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
76.2AppointedAdrianus Djajasepoetra, S.J. †Titular Archbishop of VolsiniumArchbishop Emeritus of Djakarta, Indonesia
76.2RetiredAdrianus Djajasepoetra, S.J. †Archbishop of Djakarta, IndonesiaArchbishop Emeritus
37.6AppointedRobert Kerketta, S.D.B.Bishop of Dibrugarh, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Tezpur, India
45.3AppointedMatthew Kia Yen-wenBishop of Kiayi, TaiwanArchbishop Emeritus of Taipei, Taiwan
78.6DiedLeón (Miguel) Angel Olano y Urteaga, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Guam, Pacific (Oceania)
56.4Ordained BishopOmer Alfred Robidoux, O.M.I. †Bishop of Churchill-Baie d’Hudson, Manitoba, Canada
56.6AppointedMartin Elmar Schmid, C.M.M. †Bishop of Mariannhill, South Africa
49.6AppointedLeo Soekoto, S.J. †Archbishop of Djakarta, IndonesiaArchbishop of Jakarta, Indonesia
76.5AppointedAlphonse Streit, C.M.M. †Titular Bishop of MaturbaBishop Emeritus of Mariannhill, South Africa
76.5RetiredAlphonse Streit, C.M.M. †Bishop of Mariannhill, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
50.2AppointedRené Toussaint, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of Cluain IrairdBishop Emeritus of Idiofa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
50.2ResignedRené Toussaint, O.M.I. †Bishop of Idiofa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
23 May25.9Ordained PriestRobert James CarlsonPriest of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAArchbishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
31.7Ordained PriestBrian Vincent FinniganPriest of Ballarat, AustraliaAuxiliary Bishop of Brisbane, Australia
50.2Ordained BishopVictor GuazzelliTitular Bishop of LindisfarnaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Westminster, England, Great Britain
48.1Ordained BishopGerald Mahon, M.H.M. †Titular Bishop of Eanach DúinAuxiliary Bishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
24.5Ordained PriestAnthony ManciniPriest of Montréal, Québec, CanadaArchbishop of Halifax-Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
55.9Ordained BishopJames MonaghanTitular Bishop of Cell AusailleAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh, Scotland, Great Britain
27.1Ordained PriestArmando Xavier OchoaPriest of Los Angeles, California, USABishop of Fresno, California, USA
27.0Ordained PriestGuillermo Rodríguez-MelgarejoPriest of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaBishop of San Martín, Argentina
27.1Ordained PriestPaul TerrioPriest of Montréal, Québec, CanadaBishop of Saint Paul in Alberta, Canada
24 May28.1Ordained PriestGermano Grachane, C.M.Priest of Congregation of the MissionBishop of Nacala, Mozambique
21.0ProfessedSoundaraj Periyanayagam, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Vellore, India
25 May55.9AppointedValentino VailatiArchbishop of Manfredonia (e Vieste), ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Manfredonia-Vieste, Italy
27 May29.2Ordained PriestAntónio de Sousa Braga, S.C.I.Priest of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartBishop of Angra, Portugal
28 May85.3DiedIuliu HossuBishop of Cluj-Gherla (Romanian), Romania
29 May25.5Ordained PriestDonald Joseph KettlerPriest of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USABishop of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, USA
30 May26.0Ordained PriestNicholas Anthony DiMarzioPriest of Newark, New Jersey, USABishop of Brooklyn, New York, USA
24.3Ordained PriestFelipe de Jesús EstévezPriest of Matanzas, CubaBishop of Saint Augustine, Florida, USA
37.3AppointedRicardo Guízar DíazAuxiliary Bishop of Puebla de los Ángeles, Puebla, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of Tlalnepantla, México, México
37.3AppointedRicardo Guízar DíazTitular Bishop of NonaArchbishop Emeritus of Tlalnepantla, México, México
38.2AppointedRosendo Huesca PachecoAuxiliary Bishop of Puebla de los Ángeles, Puebla, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
38.2AppointedRosendo Huesca PachecoTitular Bishop of ThemisoniumArchbishop Emeritus of Puebla de los Ángeles, Puebla, México
26.2Ordained PriestJohn J. JenikPriest of New York, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop
31 May24.9Ordained PriestDenis BrennanPriest of Ferns, IrelandBishop
45.6Ordained BishopEduardo André MuacaTitular Bishop of IsolaArchbishop Emeritus of Luanda, Angola
23.8Ordained PriestHenryk Józef NowackiPriest of Tarnów, PolandApostolic Nuncio to Sweden
40.6Ordained BishopPaul SchruersTitular Bishop of SlebteBishop Emeritus of Hasselt, Belgium
44.2ResignedLuigi Zanzottera, O.S.I. †Auxiliary Bishop of Huaraz, PeruAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
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