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The Year of Our Lord 1972

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Nov48.8AppointedJosé Julio Aguilar GarcíaBishop of Santa Cruz del Quiché, Guatemala
3 Nov52.1AppointedJesús Mateo Calderón Barrueto, O.P. †Bishop of Puno, PeruBishop Emeritus
4 Nov25.7Ordained PriestJacob ManathodathPriest of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabar), IndiaBishop of Palghat (Syro-Malabar), India
56.3Ordained BishopGiulio OggioniBishop of Lodi, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Bergamo, Italy
5 Nov41.8Ordained BishopPeter Yariyok JatauTitular Archbishop of VelebusdusArchbishop Emeritus of Kaduna, Nigeria
28.5Ordained PriestLouis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, I.V.D.Priest of Vientiane, LaosCardinal, Vicar Apostolic
6 Nov72.3DiedCostantino CaminadaBishop of Ferentino, Italy
7 Nov46.6AppointedDesiderio Elso CollinoBishop of Lomas de Zamora, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
58.4AppointedGerard Louis FreyBishop of Lafayette, Louisiana, USABishop Emeritus
77.2RetiredMaurice SchexnayderBishop of Lafayette, Louisiana, USABishop Emeritus
8 Nov BornDavid Israel De la Torre Altamirano, SS.CC.Auxiliary Bishop of Quito, Ecuador
49.1AppointedJoseph Lawson HowzeAuxiliary Bishop of Natchez-Jackson, Mississippi, USABishop Emeritus of Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
49.1AppointedJoseph Lawson HowzeTitular Bishop of MaxitaBishop Emeritus of Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
9 Nov59.2AppointedLuis Eduardo Henríquez JiménezBishop of Valencia en VenezuelaArchbishop Emeritus of Valencia en Venezuela
10 Nov49.6AppointedLuís Gonzaga Ferreira da Silva, S.J. †Bishop of Vila Cabral, MozambiqueBishop Emeritus of Lichinga, Mozambique
12 Nov64.6Ordained BishopValerians ZondaksTitular Bishop of TabaicaraAuxiliary Bishop of Riga, Latvia
14 Nov27.6Ordained PriestLeo Cornelio, S.V.D.Priest of Society of the Divine WordArchbishop of Bhopal, India
15 Nov68.3ResignedPaul-Marie-Maurice PerrinApostolic Pro-Nuncio to EthiopiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
58.2AppointedIppolito RotoliApostolic Pro-Nuncio to EthiopiaApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Japan
16 Nov38.0AppointedJulius Babatunde AdelakunAuxiliary Bishop of Oyo, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
38.0AppointedJulius Babatunde AdelakunTitular Bishop of ThunigabaBishop Emeritus of Oyo, Nigeria
50.1AppointedRudolph A. AkanluCoadjutor Bishop of Navrongo, GhanaBishop Emeritus of Navrongo-Bolgatanga, Ghana
50.1AppointedRudolph A. AkanluTitular Bishop of FallabaBishop Emeritus of Navrongo-Bolgatanga, Ghana
52.0AppointedWalmor Battú WichrowskiTitular Bishop of PhelbesBishop Emeritus of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
52.0ResignedWalmor Battú WichrowskiBishop of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
59.7AppointedJohn Thomas Durkin, M.S.C. †Bishop of Louis Trichardt-Tzaneen, South AfricaBishop Emeritus of Tzaneen, South Africa
57.0AppointedJohn Anthony KellyAuxiliary Bishop of Melbourne, AustraliaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
57.0AppointedJohn Anthony KellyTitular Bishop of ZucchabarAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Melbourne, Australia
46.9AppointedThomas Francis LittleAuxiliary Bishop of Melbourne, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus
46.9AppointedThomas Francis LittleTitular Bishop of TemunianaArchbishop Emeritus of Melbourne, Australia
44.5AppointedSerapio Bwemi MagamboBishop of Fort Portal, UgandaBishop Emeritus
66.6ResignedVincent Joseph McCauley, C.S.C. †Bishop of Fort Portal, UgandaBishop Emeritus
36.4AppointedNei Paulo MorettoBishop of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
56.3AppointedEric Gerard PerkinsAuxiliary Bishop of Melbourne, AustraliaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
56.3AppointedEric Gerard PerkinsTitular Bishop of VerronaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Melbourne, Australia
17 Nov55.7ResignedVenedictos PrintesisArchbishop of Athēnai {Athens}, GreeceArchbishop Emeritus
48.3DiedPaul Sani Kleden, S.V.D. †Bishop of Denpasar, Indonesia
19 Nov27.5Ordained PriestGeorge AlencherryPriest of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar), IndiaCardinal, Major Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), India
20 Nov74.1AppointedJoseph GennangiTitular Bishop of Adana degli ArmeniBishop Emeritus of Kamichlié (Armenian), Syria
74.1RetiredJoseph GennangiBishop of Kamichlié (Armenian), SyriaBishop Emeritus
21 Nov44.6AppointedJoseph Louis BernardinArchbishop of Cincinnati, Ohio, USACardinal, Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
63.8AppointedBasil (Herman) Heiser, O.F.M. Conv. †Under Secretary of the Congregation for Religious and Secular InstitutesMinister General Emeritus of Order of Friars Minor Conventual
54.7AppointedHenri Légaré, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Grouard-McLennan, Alberta, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
72.7ResignedHenri Routhier, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Grouard-McLennan, Alberta, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
23 Nov69.0ResignedJohn Michael O’NeillBishop of Grand Falls, Newfoundland, CanadaBishop Emeritus
48.1AppointedAlphonsus Liguori PenneyBishop of Grand Falls, Newfoundland, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Saint John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
24 Nov43.0AppointedFrançois-Marie-Christian FavreauAuxiliary Bishop of Bayonne (-Lescar e Oloron), FranceBishop Emeritus of Nanterre, France
43.0AppointedFrançois-Marie-Christian FavreauTitular Bishop of Turres AmmeniaeBishop Emeritus of Nanterre, France
71.3DiedPeter Gratian Grimm, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Tianshui [Tsinchow], China
25 Nov29.5Ordained PriestHéctor Rubén AguerPriest of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus of La Plata, Argentina
26.9Ordained PriestPiero CocciaPriest of Ascoli Piceno, ItalyArchbishop of Pesaro, Italy
26.1Ordained PriestÓscar Vicente Ojea QuintanaPriest of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaBishop of San Isidro, Argentina
61.6AppointedEzequiel Perea SánchezBishop of San Luis Potosí, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
26 Nov27.0Ordained PriestTimoteo Hikmat BeylouniPriest of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Syrian), SyriaApostolic Exarch of Venezuela (Syrian)
25.5Ordained PriestJoão Bráz de AvizPriest of Apucarana, Parana, BrazilCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
59.0Ordained BishopPatrick Kla JuwleTitular Bishop of TigamibenaVicar Apostolic of Cape Palmas, Liberia
30.9Ordained PriestFausto Ramón Mejía VallejoPriest of La Vega, Dominican RepublicBishop of San Francisco de Macorís, Dominican Republic
27 Nov52.1AppointedLéon Eugène Émile François DixneufAuxiliary Bishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
52.1AppointedLéon Eugène Émile François DixneufTitular Bishop of VassinassaAuxiliary Bishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
29 Nov25.6Ordained PriestJosé Roberto Ospina LeongómezPriest of Bogotá, ColombiaBishop of Buga, Colombia
30 Nov75.4RetiredBertrand LacasteBishop of Oran, AlgeriaBishop Emeritus
30.0Ordained PriestEmmanuel Okombo WanderaPriest of Kisumu, KenyaBishop Emeritus of Kericho, Kenya
57.1AppointedVittorio OttavianiBishop of Anagni, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Marsi, Italy
37.2Ordained BishopPaul Ri Moun-hiTitular Bishop of ForconiumArchbishop Emeritus of Daegu {Taegu}, Korea (South)
43.3AppointedHenri Antoine Marie TeissierBishop of Oran, AlgeriaArchbishop Emeritus of Alger, Algeria
Dec67.9DiedKillian Flynn, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect Emeritus of Victoria Falls, Zambia
2 Dec71.0DiedDanio BologniniBishop of Cremona, Italy
30.1Ordained PriestCamilo Fernando Castrellón Pizano, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Barrancabermeja, Colombia
3 Dec25.4Ordained PriestBeniamino PizziolPriest of Venezia {Venice}, ItalyBishop of Vicenza, Italy
5 Dec47.8AppointedMarcial Augusto Ramírez PonceAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de VenezuelaBishop Emeritus of Venezuela, Military
47.8AppointedMarcial Augusto Ramírez PonceTitular Bishop of CarianaBishop Emeritus of Venezuela, Military
6 Dec60.4AppointedKrikor AyvazianBishop of Kamichlié (Armenian), SyriaBishop Emeritus
80.1DiedEmilio BaroncelliBishop Emeritus of Recanati, Italy
76.2DiedHenri-Charles DupontAuxiliary Bishop of Lille, FranceAuxiliary Bishop of Lille, France
45.8AppointedJean Pierre XVIII Kasparian, I.C.P.B. †Archbishop of Baghdad (Armenian), IraqPatriarch Emeritus of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
51.7AppointedVartan Tekeyan, I.C.P.B. †Bishop of Ispahan {Esfáan} (Armenian), Iran
8 Dec23.0Perpetual VowsJosep Maria Abella Batlle, C.M.F.Member of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MaryBishop of Fukuoka, Japan
21.6Solemn VowsRoberto (Patrick) Camilleri Azzopardi, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Comayagua, Honduras
25.4Ordained PriestRomulo Tolentino de la CruzPriest of Cotabato, PhilippinesArchbishop of Zamboanga, Philippines
27.8Ordained PriestSeverino Batista de França, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop Emeritus of Nazaré, Pernambuco, Brazil
24.2Ordained PriestAntónio Francisco dos SantosPriest of Lamego, PortugalBishop of Porto, Portugal
23.8ProfessedFrancisco Focardi Mazzocchi, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Camiri, Bolivia
48.6Ordained BishopCharles Joseph HendersonTitular Bishop of TrecalaeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Southwark, England, Great Britain
26.4Ordained PriestDionisio Lachovicz (Liakhovych), O.S.B.M.Priest of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Titular Bishop of Egnatia
83.2DiedCarlo von Mansfeld, M.I. †Superior General Emeritus of Order of the Ministers of the Sick
24.1Ordained PriestHonesto Flores OngtiocoPriest of San Fernando, PhilippinesBishop of Cubao, Philippines
29.9Ordained PriestHéctor Ignacio Salah ZuletaPriestBishop Emeritus of Riohacha, Colombia
26.4Ordained PriestPaolo SelvadagiPriest of Roma {Rome}, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop
9 Dec24.5Ordained PriestFroilán Tiberio Casas OrtízPriest of Tunja, ColombiaBishop of Neiva, Colombia
83.3DiedAntonino CatarellaBishop Emeritus of Piazza Armerina, Italy
51.4SucceededAntonio Lloren MabutasArchbishop of Davao, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
31.3Ordained PriestGregory O’Kelly, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusBishop Emeritus of Port Pirie, Australia
62.7ResignedClovis Joseph Thibauld (Thibault), P.M.E. †Archbishop of Davao, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
43.8AppointedGilberto Valbuena SánchezPrelate of La Paz en la Baja California Sur, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Colima, México
43.8AppointedGilberto Valbuena SánchezTitular Bishop of Vazari-DiddaBishop Emeritus of Colima, México
10 Dec26.5Ordained PriestFrancisco Javier Chavolla RamosPriest of Tijuana, Baja California Norte, MéxicoArchbishop of Toluca, México, México
46.8Ordained BishopFrancis Joseph MacKiernanBishop of Kilmore, IrelandBishop Emeritus
26.1Ordained PriestManuel Parrado CarralPriest of Santo André, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop of São Miguel Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
32.0Ordained PriestDiamantino Prata de Carvalho, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Campanha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
11 Dec BornVasyl HoveraApostolic Administrator of Kazakhstan and Central Asia, Faithful of Byzantine Rite
52.5AppointedAlberto Zambrano Palacios, O.P. †Bishop of Loja, EcuadorBishop Emeritus
30.0Ordained PriestDécio Sossai Zandonade, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Colatina, Espirito Santo, Brazil
12 Dec78.9DiedEmile M. Schot, B. †Superior General Emeritus of Clerics Regular of St. Paul
13 Dec47.9AppointedAlfredo BattistiArchbishop of Udine, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
44.4AppointedBernard James GanterBishop of Tulsa, Oklahoma, USABishop of Beaumont, Texas, USA
97.1DiedJean-Marie JanBishop Emeritus of Cap-Haïtien, Haïti
43.7AppointedJohn Raphael QuinnArchbishop of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USAArchbishop Emeritus of San Francisco, California, USA
47.1AppointedJohn Joseph SnyderAuxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn, New York, USABishop Emeritus of Saint Augustine, Florida, USA
47.1AppointedJohn Joseph SnyderTitular Bishop of Forum PopiliiBishop Emeritus of Saint Augustine, Florida, USA
14 Dec25.7Ordained PriestJohn Ha Tiong HockPriest of Kuching, MalaysiaArchbishop Emeritus
27.0Ordained PriestAloysius Sudarso, S.C.I.Priest of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartArchbishop of Palembang, Indonesia
15 Dec46.7InstalledDesiderio Elso CollinoBishop of Lomas de Zamora, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
16 Dec35.3Ordained PriestMalayappan Chinnappa, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop Emeritus of Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor), India
29.2Ordained PriestCurtis John Guillory, S.V.D.Priest of Society of the Divine WordBishop Emeritus of Beaumont, Texas, USA
29.4Ordained PriestJesús Juárez Párraga, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop Emeritus of Sucre, Bolivia
65.5ResignedJean Émile André Marie MauryArchbishop of Reims, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
17 Dec25.9Ordained PriestVicente CostaPriest of MaltaBishop of Jundiaí, Sao Paulo, Brazil
49.7Ordained BishopLuís Gonzaga Ferreira da Silva, S.J. †Bishop of Vila Cabral, MozambiqueBishop Emeritus of Lichinga, Mozambique
52.3Ordained BishopJean Marcel HonoréBishop of Evreux, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Tours, France
25.5Ordained PriestTelesphore George MpunduPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Lusaka, Zambia
56.5InstalledGiulio OggioniBishop of Lodi, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Bergamo, Italy
18 Dec40.4AppointedGeorge Marian Anathil, S.V.D. †Bishop of Indore, IndiaBishop Emeritus
45.6AppointedLeo Rajendram AntonyCoadjutor Bishop of Trincomalee-Batticaloa, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
28.0Ordained PriestEugenio Arellano Fernández, M.C.C.I.Priest of Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of JesusVicar Apostolic of Esmeraldas, Ecuador
74.8RetiredCesar Francesco Benedetti, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Cuevo, BoliviaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
47.7AppointedAntonio Eduardo Bösl, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Ñuflo de Chávez, Bolivia
47.7AppointedAntonio Eduardo Bösl, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of ThibuzabetumVicar Apostolic of Ñuflo de Chávez, Bolivia
42.4AppointedSamuel Silverio Buitrago Trujillo, C.M. †Bishop of Montería, ColombiaArchbishop of Popayán, Colombia
46.3AppointedJames Chan Soon CheongBishop of Malacca-Johor, MalaysiaBishop Emeritus of Melaka-Johor, Malaysia
55.6AppointedJacob Bastiampillai DeogupillaiBishop of Jaffna, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
66.0ResignedAnthony Victor Haelg (Hälg), O.S.B. †Abbot of Ndanda, TanzaniaAbbot Emeritus
52.0AppointedPeter Baptist Tadamaro Ishigami, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Naha, JapanBishop Emeritus
43.8AppointedMichael Michai KitbunchuArchbishop of Bangkok, ThailandCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
44.8AppointedMaurus LibabaBishop of Mtwara, TanzaniaBishop of Lindi, Tanzania
55.0AppointedLeo Nanayakkara, O.S.B. †Bishop of Badulla, Sri Lanka
64.5ResignedJoseph Khiamsun NittayoArchbishop of Bangkok, ThailandArchbishop Emeritus
54.8AppointedGiovanni Décimo Pellegrini, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Cuevo, Bolivia
54.8AppointedGiovanni Décimo Pellegrini, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of TatiltiVicar Apostolic of Cuevo, Bolivia
56.0AppointedNicolas RavitarivaoAuxiliary Bishop of Tananarive, Madagascar
56.0AppointedNicolas RavitarivaoTitular Bishop of ArsennariaAuxiliary Bishop of Tananarive, Madagascar
69.4DiedFrancesco RossiBishop Emeritus of Tortona, Italy
26.9Ordained PriestMatthew Vaniakizhakel, C.V.Priest of Vincentian Congregation (Syro-Malabar)Bishop Emeritus of Satna (Syro-Malabar), India
63.3AppointedDominic Aloysius VendargonArchbishop of Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaArchbishop Emeritus
51.5DiedRaúl Zambrano CamaderBishop of Facatativá, Colombia
19 Dec44.7InstalledJoseph Louis BernardinArchbishop of Cincinnati, Ohio, USACardinal, Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
67.0ResignedEttore CunialVicegerent of Roma {Rome}, ItalyVice-Chamberlain Emeritus of the Apostolic Chamber
22 Dec51.0AppointedAndré Charles ColliniCoadjutor Archbishop of Toulouse (-Narbonne-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), FranceArchbishop Emeritus
51.0AppointedAndré Charles ColliniTitular Archbishop of SalapiaArchbishop Emeritus of Toulouse (-Narbonne-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), France
23 Dec26.5Ordained PriestMichael August Blume, S.V.D.Priest of Society of the Divine WordApostolic Nuncio to Hungary
24.3Ordained PriestNunzio GalantinoPriest of Ascoli Satriano e Cerignola, ItalyPresident of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
65.1DiedAntônio de Mendonça MonteiroBishop of Bonfim, Bahia, Brazil
53.3AppointedMagín Camerino Torreblanca ReyesAuxiliary Bishop of Texcoco, México, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
53.3AppointedMagín Camerino Torreblanca ReyesTitular Bishop of AssavaBishop Emeritus of Texcoco, México, México
24.5Ordained PriestPierre WarinPriest of Liège (Luik, Lüttich), BelgiumBishop of Namur {Namen}, Belgium
24 Dec79.5DiedSándor KovácsBishop Emeritus of Szombathely, Hungary
26 Dec63.9SelectedKarl BergArchbishop of Salzburg, AustriaArchbishop Emeritus
27 Dec41.1SucceededFrank Marcus FernandoBishop of Chilaw, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
75.0ResignedEdmund Peiris, O.M.I. †Bishop of Chilaw, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
29 Dec26.2Ordained PriestGustavo Arturo HelpPriest of Lomas de Zamora, ArgentinaBishop of Venado Tuerto, Argentina
30 Dec27.4Ordained PriestJean-Gabriel DiarraPriest of San, MaliBishop
28.4Ordained PriestOswald LewisPriestBishop of Jaipur, India
26.0Ordained PriestCarlos Suárez CázaresPriest of Morelia, Michoacán, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop
31 Dec71.8DiedRobert Dermot O’FlanaganBishop Emeritus of Juneau, Alaska, USA


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