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The Year of Our Lord 1970

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Sep68.5AppointedGustave Joseph Bouve, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of Zama MinorBishop Emeritus of Kongolo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
68.5ResignedGustave Joseph Bouve, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Kongolo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
51.0AppointedSamuel Emmanuel Carter, S.J. †Archbishop of Kingston in Jamaica, AntillesArchbishop Emeritus
41.9AppointedPeter Chung Hoan TingCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Kota Kinabalu, MalaysiaArchbishop Emeritus of Kuching, Malaysia
41.9AppointedPeter Chung Hoan TingTitular Bishop of AcelumArchbishop Emeritus of Kuching, Malaysia
63.4AppointedAndré Creemers, O.S.C. †Titular Bishop of Nigrae MaioresBishop Emeritus of Bondo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
63.4ResignedAndré Creemers, O.S.C. †Bishop of Bondo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
55.7AppointedReginald John DelargeyBishop of Auckland, New ZealandCardinal, Archbishop of Wellington, New Zealand
54.0AppointedEmmanuel Marcel Mbikanye, O.P. †Bishop of Bondo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
74.8AppointedJohn Joseph McEleney, S.J. †Titular Archbishop of LoriumArchbishop Emeritus of Kingston in Jamaica, Antilles
74.8RetiredJohn Joseph McEleney, S.J. †Archbishop of Kingston in Jamaica, AntillesArchbishop Emeritus
54.4AppointedEugène Moke MotsüriAuxiliary Bishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
54.4AppointedEugène Moke MotsüriTitular Bishop of LestronaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
37.3AppointedTharcisse Tshibangu TshishikuAuxiliary Bishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Mbujimayi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
37.3AppointedTharcisse Tshibangu TshishikuTitular Bishop of ScampaBishop Emeritus of Mbujimayi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
38.8AppointedTeodoro Ubeda GramageAuxiliary Bishop of Ibiza, SpainBishop of Mallorca, Spain
38.8AppointedTeodoro Ubeda GramageTitular Bishop of ThunusudaBishop of Mallorca, Spain
2 Sep76.4AppointedLouis-Marie-Joseph de Courrèges d’UstouTitular Bishop of CumaeBishop Emeritus of Montauban, France
76.4RetiredLouis-Marie-Joseph de Courrèges d’UstouBishop of Montauban, FranceBishop Emeritus
51.9AppointedRoger Joseph TortBishop of Montauban, France
3 Sep26.7Ordained PriestPablo Ervin Schmitz Simon, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Bluefields, Nicaragua
5 Sep24.8Ordained PriestCarlos López HernándezPriest of Ávila, SpainBishop of Salamanca, Spain
40.6DiedEmile NjeruAuxiliary Bishop of Eldoret, Kenya
29.9Ordained PriestAlessio Saccardo, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusBishop Emeritus of Ponta de Pedras, Para, Brazil
46.1Ordained BishopGiuseppe (Josip) UhacTitular Archbishop of TharrosSecretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
6 Sep60.7AppointedJosé de Jesús Clemens Alba PalaciosAuxiliary Bishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
60.7AppointedJosé de Jesús Clemens Alba PalaciosTitular Archbishop of NaraggaraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
50.6Ordained BishopMiguel Angel Araújo IglesiasBishop of Mondoñedo-Ferrol, SpainBishop Emeritus
49.7AppointedAdolfo Hernández HurtadoBishop of Zamora, Michoacán, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
49.4Ordained BishopVittorio PiolaTitular Bishop of AtellaBishop Emeritus of Biella, Italy
7 Sep45.7AppointedAlberto AblondiCoadjutor Bishop of Livorno, ItalyBishop Emeritus
54.2AppointedGiovanni CogoniBishop of Iglesias, ItalyBishop Emeritus
50.6AppointedDaniele FerrariAuxiliary Bishop of Gaeta, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Chiavari, Italy
50.6AppointedDaniele FerrariTitular Bishop of VeliaBishop Emeritus of Chiavari, Italy
87.3AppointedGiovanni PirastruTitular Bishop of Trebia AugustaBishop Emeritus of Iglesias, Italy
87.3RetiredGiovanni PirastruBishop of Iglesias, ItalyBishop Emeritus
47.2AppointedManuel Prado Perez-Rosas, S.J. †Bishop of Chachapoyas, PeruArchbishop Emeritus of Trujillo, Peru
55.4AppointedLorenzo VivaldoBishop of Massa Marittima, ItalyBishop of Massa Marittima-Piombino, Italy
8 Sep75.0RetiredRichard James CushingArchbishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
49.9AppointedJustin Albert DriscollBishop of Fargo, North Dakota, USA
70.4AppointedLeo Ferdinand DworschakTitular Bishop of MetaBishop Emeritus of Fargo, North Dakota, USA
70.4ResignedLeo Ferdinand DworschakBishop of Fargo, North Dakota, USABishop Emeritus
27.7ProfessedHenryk Hoser, S.A.C.Member of Society of the Catholic ApostolateBishop Emeritus of Warszawa-Praga, Poland
48.5Ordained BishopNorman Francis McFarlandTitular Bishop of BidaBishop Emeritus of Orange in California, USA
54.9AppointedHumberto Sousa MedeirosCardinal, Archbishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
10 Sep68.9DiedGiuseppe MelasBishop of Nuoro, Italy
11 Sep BornThomas DowdAuxiliary Bishop of Montréal, Québec, Canada
80.6DiedTimoteo Giorgio Raymundos, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Santorini {Thira}, Greece
12 Sep56.7AppointedTeresio FerraroniCoadjutor Bishop of Como, ItalyBishop Emeritus
35.0AppointedJohannes KleineidamAuxiliary Bishop of Berlin, Germany
35.0AppointedJohannes KleineidamTitular Bishop of NovaAuxiliary Bishop of Berlin, Germany
68.8InstalledFelix Romero MenjibarArchbishop of Valladolid, Spain
51.3Ordained BishopSotero Sanz VillalbaTitular Archbishop of Emerita AugustaApostolic Delegate to México
58.1AppointedGerhard SchaffranBishop of Meißen (Meissen), GermanyBishop Emeritus of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen), Germany
28.9Ordained PriestLucas Van Looy, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, Belgium
13 Sep36.0Ordained BishopEugène Biletsi OnimBishop of Idiofa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
30.2Ordained PriestRogelio Esquivel MedinaPriest of México, Federal DistrictAuxiliary Bishop
57.2Ordained BishopAbramo FreschiTitular Bishop of NasbincaBishop Emeritus of Concordia-Pordenone, Italy
15 Sep BornPedro Centeno Baquero, S.D.B.Bishop of Kerema, Papua New Guinea
16 Sep BornMykhaylo Bubniy, C.SS.R.Archiepiscopal Exarch of Odessa (Ukrainian), Ukraine
62.9DiedJoseph Cucherousset, C.S.Sp. †Archbishop of Bangui, Central African Republic
35.7SucceededJoachim N’DayenArchbishop of Bangui, Central African RepublicArchbishop Emeritus
20 Sep49.0Ordained BishopLouis Antoine Marie BoffetTitular Bishop of Tacia MontanaBishop Emeritus of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières), France
24.4Ordained PriestJuan José Omella OmellaPriest of Zaragoza, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Barcelona, Spain
53.2Ordained BishopMark Onwuha UnegbuBishop of Owerri, NigeriaBishop Emeritus of Owerri, Nigeria
21 Sep54.7AppointedMatthias A. ChimoleBishop of Zomba, MalawiBishop Emeritus of Lilongwe, Malawi
44.8AppointedMichael Atul D’Rozario, C.S.C. †Bishop of Khulna, BangladeshBishop Emeritus
60.7AppointedLawrence Pullen Hardman, S.M.M. †Titular Bishop of CenculianaBishop Emeritus of Zomba, Malawi
60.7ResignedLawrence Pullen Hardman, S.M.M. †Bishop of Zomba, MalawiBishop Emeritus
52.5AppointedJosé María Larrauri LafuenteAuxiliary Bishop of Pamplona (-Tudela), SpainBishop Emeritus of Vitoria, Spain
52.5AppointedJosé María Larrauri LafuenteTitular Bishop of AufiniumBishop Emeritus of Vitoria, Spain
46.1AppointedVincent MensahBishop of Porto Novo, BeninBishop Emeritus
38.3AppointedPatrick Francis Sheehan, O.S.A. †Bishop of Yola, NigeriaBishop Emeritus of Kano, Nigeria
66.2AppointedLouis Vangeke, M.S.C. †Auxiliary Bishop of Port Moresby, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus of Bereina, Papua New Guinea
66.2AppointedLouis Vangeke, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of CulusiBishop Emeritus of Bereina, Papua New Guinea
32.9AppointedLaurent YapiAuxiliary Bishop of Abidjan, Côte d’IvoireBishop of Abengourou, Côte d’Ivoire
32.9AppointedLaurent YapiTitular Bishop of CapsusBishop of Abengourou, Côte d’Ivoire
22 Sep77.8AppointedUgo CamozzoTitular Archbishop of HirinaArchbishop Emeritus of Pisa, Italy
77.8RetiredUgo CamozzoArchbishop of Pisa, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
47.7Ordained BishopNikasius KipengeleBishop of Mahenge, Tanzania
83.9DiedLuis Valdesco Del Rosario, S.J. †Archbishop Emeritus of Zamboanga, Philippines
23 Sep58.2InstalledGerhard SchaffranBishop of Meißen (Meissen), GermanyBishop Emeritus of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen), Germany
24 Sep BornAnselm van der Linde, O. Cist.Abbot Emeritus of Wettingen-Mehrerau, Austria
25 Sep BornCleonir Paulo Dalbosco, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
65.8DiedGeorges JacquotArchbishop of Marseille, France
26 Sep45.7SucceededAlberto AblondiBishop of Livorno, ItalyBishop Emeritus
23.5Ordained PriestGiuseppe BetoriPriest of Foligno, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Firenze {Florence}, Italy
70.1DiedEmiliano GuanoBishop of Livorno, Italy
27 Sep BornElias Al-DebeiArchbishop of Bosra e Haūrān (Melkite Greek), Syria
74.4DiedGerardo Martínez MadrigalBishop Emeritus of Garzón-Neiva, Colombia
24.3Ordained PriestAnselmo Guido PecorariPriest of Mantova, ItalyApostolic Nuncio to Bulgaria
28 Sep49.6AppointedLibero TresoldiAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Crema, Italy
49.6AppointedLibero TresoldiTitular Bishop of AltinumBishop Emeritus of Crema, Italy
29 Sep53.1AppointedLuigi AccogliApostolic Nuncio to EcuadorApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Syria
58.5ResignedGiovanni FerrofinoApostolic Nuncio to EcuadorApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
46.4Ordained BishopKenneth Joseph PovishBishop of Crookston, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus of Lansing, Michigan, USA
30 Sep91.2DiedBenedetto Aloisi MasellaPrefect Emeritus of the Congregation of the Discipline of the SacramentsCardinal, Chamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic Chamber
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