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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Jul41.1CeasedAlfonso Liguori Morapeli, O.M.I. †Apostolic Administrator of Leribe, LesothoArchbishop of Maseru, Lesotho
2 Jul50.4AppointedMiguel Angel Araújo IglesiasBishop of Mondoñedo-Ferrol, SpainBishop Emeritus
76.6AppointedJosé García y GoldarazTitular Archbishop of FerentiumArchbishop Emeritus of Valladolid, Spain
76.6RetiredJosé García y GoldarazArchbishop of Valladolid, SpainArchbishop Emeritus
33.8Ordained PriestFernando Guimarães KevanuPriestBishop Emeritus of Ondjiva, Angola
44.1Ordained BishopDesmond Charles Moore, M.S.C. †Bishop of Alotau-Sideia, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
68.6AppointedFelix Romero MenjibarArchbishop of Valladolid, Spain
3 Jul24.2Ordained PriestFernando FiloniPriest of Nardò, ItalyCardinal, Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
4 Jul74.5DiedLorenzo BasoliBishop of Ogliastra, Italy
BornJuarez Delorto SeccoAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
85.7DiedRalph Leo HayesBishop Emeritus of Davenport, Iowa, USA
37.0Ordained BishopPaul KhoaraiBishop of Leribe, LesothoBishop Emeritus
38.3AppointedPedro Claro Meurice EstiuArchbishop of Santiago de CubaArchbishop Emeritus
31.3Ordained PriestGerard Sithunywa NdlovuPriestBishop Emeritus of Umzimkulu, South Africa
53.7AppointedAngelo Fausto VallaincAuxiliary Bishop of Siena, ItalyBishop of Alba (Pompea), Italy
53.7AppointedAngelo Fausto VallaincTitular Bishop of FrequentiumBishop of Alba (Pompea), Italy
5 Jul56.5Ordained BishopAntoni AdamiukTitular Bishop of Ala MiliariaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Opole, Poland
24.5Ordained PriestMario ZenariPriest of Verona, ItalyCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio to Syria
6 Jul56.7AppointedCarlo MartiniApostolic Delegate to MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of L’Aquila, Italy
9 Jul72.4DiedStanislaus TiggaBishop of Raigarh-Ambikapur, India
10 Jul65.4DiedJoseph Patrick DoughertyBishop Emeritus of Yakima, Washington, USA
11 Jul25.2Ordained PriestPeter Wilfred Novecosky, O.S.B.Priest of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot Emeritus of Saint Peter-Muenster, Saskatchewan, Canada
47.0Ordained BishopMarco Tulio Ramírez RoaBishop of Cabimas, VenezuelaBishop of San Cristóbal de Venezuela
12 Jul28.7Ordained PriestCándido Cárdenas VillalbaPriestBishop Emeritus of Benjamín Aceval, Paraguay
28.4Ordained PriestFrederico Heimler, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
23.4Ordained PriestManuel Herrero Fernández, O.S.A.Priest of Order of St. AugustineBishop of Palencia, Spain
24.2Ordained PriestPablo Hernando Moreno, O.S.A.Priest of Order of St. AugustineApostolic Administrator of Cafayate, Argentina
28.5Ordained PriestHervé ItouaPriestBishop Emeritus of Ouesso, Congo
23.2Ordained PriestDomenico MogaveroPriest of Palermo, ItalyBishop of Mazara del Vallo, Italy
13 Jul80.4AppointedAnastasio Hurtado y RoblesTitular Bishop of CissaBishop Emeritus of Tepic, Nayarit, México
80.4RetiredAnastasio Hurtado y RoblesBishop of Tepic, Nayarit, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
74.2DiedWilliam Cecil McGrath (MacGrath), S.F.M. †Prefect Emeritus of Lishui [Lishui], China
15 Jul BornMichael DuignanBishop of Clonfert, Ireland
43.5SelectedHenri Salina, C.R.A. †Abbot of Saint-Maurice, SwitzerlandAbbot Emeritus
16 Jul54.8CeasedPaul Ch’eng Shih-kuangApostolic Administrator of Kiayi, TaiwanBishop Emeritus of Tainan, Taiwan
45.4Ordained BishopMatthew Kia Yen-wenBishop of Kiayi, TaiwanArchbishop Emeritus of Taipei, Taiwan
BornPaolo RudelliApostolic Nuncio to Zimbabwe
51.2AppointedSotero Sanz VillalbaTitular Archbishop of Emerita AugustaApostolic Delegate to México
51.2AppointedSotero Sanz VillalbaApostolic Nuncio to ChileApostolic Delegate to México
17 Jul47.4AppointedJavier Azagra LabianoAuxiliary Bishop of Cartagena (en España)Bishop Emeritus
47.4AppointedJavier Azagra LabianoTitular Bishop of LacubazaBishop Emeritus of Cartagena (en España)
47.3Ordained BishopClaude Germain Berthold, M.E.P. †Bishop of Ubon Ratchathani, ThailandBishop Emeritus
74.7DiedEnrique (Henry) Ederle, S.V.D. †Prefect Emeritus of Mindoro, Philippines
45.8AppointedNicolas Mollenedo MondejarAuxiliary Bishop of Cebu, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of San Carlos, Philippines
45.8AppointedNicolas Mollenedo MondejarTitular Bishop of GrumentumBishop Emeritus of San Carlos, Philippines
18 Jul25.0Ordained PriestAntonio José López CastilloPriest of Maracaibo, VenezuelaArchbishop Emeritus of Barquisimeto, Venezuela
49.3AppointedVittorio PiolaAuxiliary Bishop of Novara, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Biella, Italy
49.3AppointedVittorio PiolaTitular Bishop of AtellaBishop Emeritus of Biella, Italy
28.6Ordained PriestAngelo ScolaPriest of Teramo e Atri, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Milano {Milan}, Italy
19 Jul28.2Ordained PriestMatthias Kobena NketsiahPriest of Cape Coast, GhanaArchbishop Emeritus
62.4Ordained BishopJosip SalačTitular Bishop of BalianaAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
50.8Ordained BishopMijo Škvorc, S.J. †Titular Bishop of HadrumetumAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
20 Jul57.1AppointedAbramo FreschiCoadjutor Bishop of Concordia (Sagittaria), ItalyBishop Emeritus of Concordia-Pordenone, Italy
57.1AppointedAbramo FreschiTitular Bishop of NasbincaBishop Emeritus of Concordia-Pordenone, Italy
22 Jul49.2AppointedCleto BellucciApostolic Administrator of Fermo, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
58.0Ordained BishopRichard Thomas McGrathBishop of Saint George’s, Newfoundland, CanadaBishop Emeritus
23 Jul75.4RetiredLouis-Séverin Haller, C.R.A. †Abbot of Saint-Maurice, SwitzerlandAbbot Emeritus
24 Jul BornCălin Ioan BotAuxiliary Bishop of Lugoj (Romanian), Romania
74.3DiedJohn BurkeBishop Emeritus of Simla and Chandigarh, India
69.9AppointedLawrence Alexander GlennTitular Bishop of BleraBishop Emeritus of Crookston, Minnesota, USA
69.9ResignedLawrence Alexander GlennBishop of Crookston, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus
25 Jul49.1AppointedAntonio Lloren MabutasCoadjutor Archbishop of Davao, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
49.1AppointedAntonio Lloren MabutasTitular Archbishop of ValeriaArchbishop Emeritus of Davao, Philippines
29.3Ordained PriestWilfrid Fox Napier, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorCardinal, Archbishop of Durban, South Africa
26 Jul28.1Ordained PriestAfonso Fioreze, C.P.Priest of Congregation of the PassionBishop Emeritus of Luziânia, Goias, Brazil
27 Jul52.1AppointedPablo Correa LeónTitular Bishop of ColumnataBishop Emeritus of Cúcuta, Colombia
52.1ResignedPablo Correa LeónBishop of Cúcuta, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
17.4ProfessedZdenko Križić, O.C.D.Member of Order of Discalced CarmelitesBishop of Gospić-Senj, Croatia
BornGustavo Alejandro MontiniBishop of Santo Tomé, Argentina
92.4DiedJosé Cándido Piñol y BatresBishop Emeritus of Granada, Nicaragua
28 Jul46.2AppointedKenneth Joseph PovishBishop of Crookston, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus of Lansing, Michigan, USA
29 Jul BornRupert Ferdinand Carl Thaddäus Antonius Maria StolbergAuxiliary Bishop of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
70.6ResignedFriedrich Maria Heinrich RintelenAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, Germany
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