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The Year of Our Lord 1971

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Mar56.2ResignedPaolino LimongiApostolic Pro-Nuncio to IranApostolic Nuncio
1 Mar76.2RetiredGiuseppe AngrisaniBishop of Casale Monferrato, ItalyBishop Emeritus
51.7AppointedCarlo CavallaBishop of Casale Monferrato, ItalyBishop Emeritus
58.5AppointedFrancis James HarrisonAuxiliary Bishop of Syracuse, New York, USABishop Emeritus
58.5AppointedFrancis James HarrisonTitular Bishop of Aquae in NumidiaBishop Emeritus of Syracuse, New York, USA
2 Mar BornAntonio D’AngeloCoadjutor Archbishop of L’Aquila, Italy
3 Mar65.4AppointedHemaiagh Pierre XVII Ghedighian, C.M.V. †Titular Archbishop of Chersonesus in ZechiaPatriarch Emeritus of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
74.2ResignedJoseph Grueter, C.M.M. †Titular Bishop of AmmoniaceBishop Emeritus of Umtata, South Africa
4 Mar69.0ResignedGustave Joseph Bouve, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of Zama MinorBishop Emeritus of Kongolo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
5 Mar48.8AppointedBernardin GantinAdjunct Secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of PeoplesCardinal, Dean Emeritus of the College of Cardinals
47.0AppointedDuraisamy Simon LourdusamyOfficial of the Congregation for the Evangelization of PeoplesCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
6 Mar49.6InstalledOsório Willibaldo Stoffel, O.F.M. †Prelate of Rondonópolis, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Rondonópolis, Mato Grosso, Brazil
7 Mar63.5DiedAlberto CastelliVice President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Laity
67.2InstalledJosé Lafayette Ferreira ÁlvaresBishop of Bragança Paulista, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
54.5Ordained BishopEmmanuel Marcel Mbikanye, O.P. †Bishop of Bondo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
55.1AppointedCarlo UrruBishop of Ampurias e Tempio, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Città di Castello, Italy
8 Mar68.0AppointedGiuseppe MartinoliBishop of Lugano, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
44.4IncardinatedErnesto TogniPriest of Lugano, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
9 Mar79.6DiedKyril Stefan (Nikola) KurteffApostolic Exarch of Sofia (Bulgarian), Bulgaria
55.1SucceededMetodi Dimitrov Stratiev, A.A. †Apostolic Exarch of Sofia (Bulgarian), BulgariaApostolic Exarch Emeritus
10 Mar70.4DiedEdmund NowickiBishop of Gdańsk, Poland
68.2ResignedPaul Marie Kinam RoTitular Archbishop of Tituli in ProconsulariArchbishop Emeritus of Seoul, Korea (South)
11 Mar50.6AppointedConstantino AmstaldenCoadjutor Bishop of São Carlos, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
50.6AppointedConstantino AmstaldenTitular Bishop of HierpinianaBishop Emeritus of São Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
70.5ResignedJean Marie Étrillard, S.M.A. †Bishop of Gagnoa, Côte d’IvoireBishop Emeritus
32.7AppointedFelix Alaba Adeosin JobAuxiliary Bishop of Ibadan, NigeriaArchbishop Emeritus of Ibadan, Nigeria
32.7AppointedFelix Alaba Adeosin JobTitular Bishop of AbthugniArchbishop Emeritus of Ibadan, Nigeria
68.2AppointedVictor Petrus Keuppens, O.F.M. †Bishop of Kolwezi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
49.0AppointedNoël Kokora-TekryBishop of Gagnoa, Côte d’IvoireArchbishop Emeritus of Gagnoa, Côte d’Ivoire
59.1AppointedBarthélémy MalungaBishop of Kamina, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
55.1AppointedLuis María Blas Maestu Ojanguren, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of San Ramón, Peru
55.1AppointedLuis María Blas Maestu Ojanguren, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of AmmoniaceVicar Apostolic of San Ramón, Peru
41.9AppointedBonaventure Patrick Paul, O.F.M. †Bishop of Hyderabad in PakistanBishop Emeritus
49.5AppointedGilbert Blaize RegoBishop of Simla and Chandigarh, IndiaBishop Emeritus
39.4AppointedDiógenes da Silva MatthesBishop of Franca, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
12 Mar53.1AppointedDominic Joseph ConwayBishop of Elphin, IrelandBishop Emeritus
69.6CeasedPeter Gratian Grimm, O.F.M. Cap. †Apostolic Administrator of Sibolga, IndonesiaBishop of Tianshui [Tsinchow], China
46.6AppointedJakob MayrAuxiliary Bishop of Salzburg, AustriaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
46.6AppointedJakob MayrTitular Bishop of AgbiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Salzburg, Austria
61.1Ordained BishopPierre Marie Nguyễn Văn NăngBishop of Vinh, Viet Nam
13 Mar26.2Ordained PriestMathew ArackalPriestBishop Emeritus of Kanjirapally (Syro-Malabar), India
50.3AppointedEugênio de Araújo SalesArchbishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, BrazilCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
46.8AppointedErnesto GallinaApostolic Pro-Nuncio to IranOfficial Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
45.6Ordained BishopRamón Mantilla Duarte, C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of Oppidum ConsilinumBishop Emeritus of Ipiales, Colombia
42.9AppointedTimóteo Francisco Nemésio Pereira Cordeiro, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Tianguá, Ceara, Brazil
14 Mar40.8SucceededMichael George BowenBishop of Arundel and Brighton, England, Great BritainArchbishop Emeritus of Southwark, England, Great Britain
58.2DiedDavid John CashmanBishop of Arundel and Brighton, England, Great Britain
87.8DiedEvasio ColliBishop of Parma (-Fontevivo), Italy
24.6Ordained PriestGuerino Di ToraPriest of Roma {Rome}, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
15 Mar71.0ResignedGarabed AmadouniApostolic Exarch of France (Armenian)Apostolic Exarch Emeritus
28.4Ordained PriestMathew AnikuzhikattilPriest of Kothamangalam (Syro-Malabar), IndiaBishop Emeritus of Idukki (Syro-Malabar), India
40.8AppointedBasil Harry LostenAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus of Stamford (Ukrainian), USA
40.8AppointedBasil Harry LostenTitular Bishop of Arcadiopolis in AsiaBishop Emeritus of Stamford (Ukrainian), USA
16 Mar85.0ResignedAntônio de Almeida Lustosa, S.D.B. †Titular Archbishop of VelebusdusArchbishop Emeritus of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
51.5ResignedJosé Maria Dalvit, F.S.C.J. †Titular Bishop of SullectumBishop Emeritus of São Mateus, Espirito Santo, Brazil
73.8ResignedHenrique Hector Golland Trindade, O.F.M. †Titular Archbishop of LilybaeumArchbishop Emeritus of Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil
58.6ResignedArturo Gerrit João Hermanus Maria Horsthuis, A.A. †Titular Bishop of Hippo DiarrhytusBishop Emeritus of Jales, Sao Paulo, Brazil
80.5ResignedAntônio MazzarottoTitular Bishop of OctabiaBishop Emeritus of Ponta Grossa, Parana, Brazil
71.1ResignedJoão Batista Muniz, C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of VelefiBishop Emeritus of Barra (do Rio Grande), Bahia, Brazil
54.8ResignedWilson Laus SchmidtTitular Bishop of Synnada in MauretaniaBishop Emeritus of Chapecó, Santa Catarina, Brazil
52.1ResignedCarlos Stanislaus Schmitt, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of SufarBishop Emeritus of Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
69.8ResignedFloréncio Cicinho (Sisinio) VieiraTitular Bishop of Macomades RusticianaBishop Emeritus of Amargosa, Bahia, Brazil
17 Mar BornRichard James UmbersAuxiliary Bishop of Sydney, Australia
18 Mar23.5Ordained PriestDomenico CaliandroPriest of Oria, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Brindisi-Ostuni, Italy
24.4Ordained PriestAldo CavalliPriest of Bergamo, ItalyApostolic Visitor (Visitator)
19 Mar BornJosé Mario Bacci Trespalacios, C.I.M.Bishop of Santa Marta, Colombia
54.5AppointedGuerino GrimaldiBishop of Nola, ItalyArchbishop of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno, Italy
24.8Ordained PriestJosé Luis MollaghanPriest of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus of Rosario, Argentina
38.7Ordained BishopRamón Ovidio Pérez MoralesTitular Bishop of Aquae Albae in ByzacenaBishop Emeritus of Los Teques, Venezuela
20 Mar39.3Ordained BishopAdrianus Johannes SimonisBishop of Rotterdam, NetherlandsCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Utrecht, Netherlands
24 Mar49.2Ordained BishopLeonard James CrowleyTitular Bishop of Mons in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Montréal, Québec, Canada
49.5AppointedJacques LandriaultBishop of Timmins, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus
49.5AppointedJacques LandriaultApostolic Administrator of Hearst, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Timmins, Ontario, Canada
64.4ResignedMaxime TessierBishop of Timmins, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus
25 Mar52.8Ordained BishopJuan Alfredo ArzubeTitular Bishop of CivitateAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, California, USA
33.4Ordained PriestAlberto Aurelio Brazzini Diaz-UfanoPriest of Lima, PeruAuxiliary Bishop
58.7AppointedAvelar Brandão VilelaCardinal, Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
49.5Ordained BishopRubén Buitrago Trujillo, O.A.R. †Titular Bishop of Aquae FlaviaeBishop of Zipaquirá, Colombia
41.7AppointedJosé Gea EscolanoAuxiliary Bishop of Valencia, SpainBishop Emeritus of Mondoñedo-Ferrol, Spain
41.7AppointedJosé Gea EscolanoTitular Bishop of Arae in NumidiaBishop Emeritus of Mondoñedo-Ferrol, Spain
52.3Ordained BishopWilliam Robert JohnsonTitular Bishop of BleraBishop of Orange in California, USA
35.3Ordained BishopAlfonso López TrujilloTitular Bishop of BosetaCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for the Family
55.2AppointedJesús Pla GandíaAuxiliary Bishop of Valencia, SpainBishop Emeritus of Sigüenza-Guadalajara, Spain
55.2AppointedJesús Pla GandíaTitular Bishop of BaretaBishop Emeritus of Sigüenza-Guadalajara, Spain
52.1AppointedAngel Adolfo Polachini RodriguezBishop of Guanare, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
26 Mar BornDavid Leon ToupsBishop of Beaumont, Texas, USA
27 Mar25.2Ordained PriestPierre BürcherPriest of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg), SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus of Reykjavik, Iceland
26.0Ordained PriestJoseph Đình Đúc ĐaoPriest of Saigon, Viet NamBishop Emeritus of Xuân Lộc, Viet Nam
49.4Ordained BishopHenry-Camille-Gustave-Marie L’HeureuxTitular Bishop of CeleneBishop Emeritus of Perpignan-Elne, France
24.8Ordained PriestBosco PuthurPriest of Trichur (Syro-Malabar), IndiaBishop Emeritus of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne (Syro-Malabar), Australia
74.6DiedDenis (Omer) Strittmatter, O.S.B. †Abbot Emeritus of Order of Saint Benedict
87.0RetiredEugène-Gabriel-Gervais-Laurent TisserantLibrarian of the Vatican LibraryCardinal, Dean of the College of Cardinals
87.0RetiredEugène-Gabriel-Gervais-Laurent TisserantArchivist of the Vatican Secret ArchiveCardinal, Dean of the College of Cardinals
87.0RetiredEugène-Gabriel-Gervais-Laurent TisserantPresident of the Pontifical Biblical CommissionCardinal, Dean of the College of Cardinals
29.7Ordained PriestThomas Yeh Sheng-nanPriestApostolic Nuncio
BornJoseph Zhang YinlinBishop of Jixian [Weihwei], China
28 Mar46.8Ordained BishopYves-Marie-Henri BescondTitular Bishop of Aquae ThibilitanaeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Meaux, France
BornJoseph TobjiArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Maronite), Syria
55.2Ordained BishopCarlo UrruBishop of Ampurias e Tempio, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Città di Castello, Italy
29 Mar60.9DiedThomas Michel BidawidAuxiliary Bishop of Baghdad (Chaldean), Iraq
30 Mar76.3RetiredJames Charles McGuiganArchbishop of Toronto, Ontario, CanadaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
64.7SucceededPhilip Francis PocockArchbishop of Toronto, Ontario, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
26.5Ordained PriestLeopoldo Sumaylo TumulakPriest of Cebu, PhilippinesBishop of Philippines, Military
31 Mar83.9DiedMichael David Browne, O.P. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Paolo alla Regola
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