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The Year of Our Lord 1972

Bishop Events

November to December


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Nov48.9AppointedJosé Julio Aguilar GarcíaBishop of Santa Cruz del Quiché, GuatemalaBishop Emeritus
3 Nov52.1AppointedJesús Mateo Calderón Barrueto, O.P. †Bishop of Puno, PeruBishop Emeritus
4 Nov25.7Ordained PriestJacob ManathodathPriest of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaBishop of Palghat (Syro-Malabarese), India
56.4Ordained BishopGiulio OggioniBishop of Lodi, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Bergamo, Italy
5 Nov41.8Ordained BishopPeter Yariyok JatauTitular Archbishop of VelebusdusArchbishop Emeritus of Kaduna, Nigeria
28.6Ordained PriestLouis-Marie Ling MangkhanekhounPriestVicar Apostolic of Paksé, Laos
6 Nov72.4DiedCostantino CaminadaBishop of Ferentino, Italy
7 Nov46.6AppointedDesiderio Elso CollinoBishop of Lomas de Zamora, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
58.5AppointedGerard Louis FreyBishop of Lafayette, Louisiana, USABishop Emeritus
77.2RetiredMaurice SchexnayderBishop of Lafayette, Louisiana, USABishop Emeritus
8 Nov49.2AppointedJoseph Lawson HowzeAuxiliary Bishop of Natchez-Jackson, Mississippi, USABishop Emeritus of Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
49.2AppointedJoseph Lawson HowzeTitular Bishop of MaxitaBishop Emeritus of Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
9 Nov59.3AppointedLuis 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 Nov27.7Ordained PriestLeo Cornelio, S.V.D.Priest of Society of the Divine WordArchbishop of Bhopal, India
15 Nov68.4ResignedPaul-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
50.2AppointedRudolph A. AkanluCoadjutor Bishop of Navrongo, GhanaBishop Emeritus of Navrongo-Bolgatanga, Ghana
50.2AppointedRudolph A. AkanluTitular Bishop of FallabaBishop Emeritus of Navrongo-Bolgatanga, Ghana
52.1AppointedWalmor Battú WichrowskiTitular Bishop of PhelbesBishop Emeritus of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
52.1ResignedWalmor Battú WichrowskiBishop of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
59.8AppointedJohn Thomas Durkin, M.S.C. †Bishop of Louis Trichardt-Tzaneen, South AfricaBishop Emeritus of Tzaneen, South Africa
57.1AppointedJohn Anthony KellyAuxiliary Bishop of Melbourne, AustraliaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
57.1AppointedJohn Anthony KellyTitular Bishop of ZucchabarAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Melbourne, Australia
47.0AppointedThomas Francis LittleAuxiliary Bishop of Melbourne, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus
47.0AppointedThomas Francis LittleTitular Bishop of TemunianaArchbishop Emeritus of Melbourne, Australia
44.5AppointedSerapio Bwemi MagamboBishop of Fort Portal, UgandaBishop Emeritus
66.7ResignedVincent Joseph McCauley, C.S.C. †Bishop of Fort Portal, UgandaBishop Emeritus
36.5AppointedNei 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 Nov55.8ResignedVenedictos PrintesisArchbishop of Athēnai {Athens}, GreeceArchbishop Emeritus
48.4DiedPaul Sani Kleden, S.V.D. †Bishop of Denpasar, Indonesia
19 Nov27.6Ordained PriestGeorge AlencherryPriest of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaCardinal, Major Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabarese), 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
54.8AppointedHenri Légaré, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Grouard-McLennan, Alberta, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
72.8ResignedHenri Routhier, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Grouard-McLennan, Alberta, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
23 Nov69.1ResignedJohn Michael O’NeillBishop of Grand Falls, Newfoundland, CanadaBishop Emeritus
48.2AppointedAlphonsus 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 of La Plata, Argentina
27.0Ordained 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)
25.6Ordained PriestJoão Bráz de AvizPriest of Apucarana, Parana, BrazilCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
59.1Ordained 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 Nov52.2AppointedLéon Eugène Émile François DixneufAuxiliary Bishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
52.2AppointedLéon Eugène Émile François DixneufTitular Bishop of VassinassaAuxiliary Bishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
29 Nov25.7Ordained 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 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)
43.4AppointedHenri Antoine Marie TeissierBishop of Oran, AlgeriaArchbishop Emeritus of Alger, Algeria
DecDiedKillian Flynn, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect Emeritus of Victoria Falls, Zambia
2 Dec71.1DiedDanio BologniniBishop of Cremona, Italy
30.2Ordained PriestCamilo Fernando Castrellón Pizano, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Barrancabermeja, Colombia
3 Dec25.5Ordained PriestBeniamino PizziolPriest of Venezia {Venice}, ItalyBishop of Vicenza, Italy
5 Dec47.9AppointedMarcial Augusto Ramírez PonceAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de VenezuelaBishop Emeritus of Venezuela, Military
47.9AppointedMarcial Augusto Ramírez PonceTitular Bishop of CarianaBishop Emeritus of Venezuela, Military
6 Dec60.4AppointedKrikor AyvazianBishop of Kamichlié (Armenian), SyriaBishop Emeritus
80.2DiedEmilio BaroncelliBishop Emeritus of Recanati, Italy
76.2DiedHenri-Charles DupontAuxiliary Bishop of Lille, FranceAuxiliary Bishop of Lille, France
45.9AppointedJean Pierre XVIII Kasparian, I.C.P.B. †Archbishop of Baghdad (Armenian), IraqPatriarch Emeritus of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
51.8AppointedVartan Tekeyan, I.C.P.B. †Bishop of Ispahan {Esfáan) (Armenian), Iran
8 Dec25.5Ordained PriestRomulo Tolentino de la CruzPriest of Cotabato, PhilippinesArchbishop of Zamboanga, Philippines
27.9Ordained PriestSeverino Batista de França, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Nazaré, Pernambuco, Brazil
24.3Ordained PriestAntónio Francisco dos SantosPriest of Lamego, PortugalBishop of Porto, Portugal
23.8ProfessedFrancisco Focardi Mazzocchi, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorVicar Apostolic of Camiri, Bolivia
48.7Ordained 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)Auxiliary Bishop of Kyiv-Halyč {Kiev} (Ukrainian), Ukraine
83.2DiedCarlo von Mansfeld, M.I. †Superior General Emeritus of Order of the Ministers of the Sick
24.1Ordained PriestHonesto F. OngtiocoPriest of San Fernando, PhilippinesBishop of Cubao, Philippines
30.0Ordained PriestHéctor Ignacio Salah ZuletaPriestBishop of Riohacha, Colombia
26.4Ordained PriestPaolo SelvadagiPriest of Roma {Rome}, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop
9 Dec24.6Ordained PriestFroilán Tiberio Casas OrtízPriest of Tunja, ColombiaBishop of Neiva, Colombia
83.3DiedAntonino CatarellaBishop Emeritus of Piazza Armerina, Italy
51.5SucceededAntonio Lloren MabutasArchbishop of Davao, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
31.3Ordained PriestGregory O’Kelly, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusBishop 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, MéxicoBishop of Toluca, México, México
46.9Ordained BishopFrancis Joseph MacKiernanBishop of Kilmore, IrelandBishop Emeritus
26.2Ordained PriestManuel Parrado CarralPriest of Santo André, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop of São Miguel Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
32.1Ordained PriestDiamantino Prata de Carvalho, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Campanha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
11 Dec52.6AppointedAlberto 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 Dec25.8Ordained PriestJohn Ha Tiong HockPriest of Kuching, MalaysiaArchbishop
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 Dec35.4Ordained 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 of Beaumont, Texas, USA
29.4Ordained PriestJesús Juárez Párraga, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop of Sucre, Bolivia
65.6ResignedÉmile André Jean-Marie MauryArchbishop of Reims, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
17 Dec26.0Ordained 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
25.6Ordained PriestTelesphore George MpunduPriestArchbishop of Lusaka, Zambia
18 Dec40.5AppointedGeorge Marian Anathil, S.V.D. †Bishop of Indore, IndiaBishop Emeritus
45.7AppointedLeo Rajendram AntonyCoadjutor Bishop of Trincomalee-Batticaloa, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
28.1Ordained PriestEugenio Arellano Fernández, M.C.C.I.Priest of Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of JesusVicar Apostolic of Esmeraldas, Ecuador
74.9RetiredCesar 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
42.5AppointedSamuel Silverio Buitrago Trujillo, C.M. †Bishop of Montería, ColombiaArchbishop of Popayán, Colombia
46.4AppointedJames Chan Soon CheongBishop of Malacca-Johor, MalaysiaBishop Emeritus of Melaka-Johor, Malaysia
55.7AppointedJacob Bastiampillai DeogupillaiBishop of Jaffna, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
66.1ResignedAnthony 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
43.9AppointedMichael Michai KitbunchuArchbishop of Bangkok, ThailandCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
44.9AppointedMaurus LibabaBishop of Mtwara, TanzaniaBishop of Lindi, Tanzania
55.1AppointedLeo Nanayakkara, O.S.B. †Bishop of Badulla, Sri Lanka
64.6ResignedJoseph Khiamsun NittayoArchbishop of Bangkok, ThailandArchbishop Emeritus
54.9AppointedGiovanni Décimo Pellegrini, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Cuevo, Bolivia
54.9AppointedGiovanni 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
69.5DiedFrancesco RossiBishop Emeritus of Tortona, Italy
27.0Ordained PriestMatthew Vaniakizhakel, C.V.Priest of Vincentian Congregation (Syro-Malabarese)Bishop Emeritus of Satna (Syro-Malabarese), 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
67.1ResignedEttore CunialVicegerent of Roma {Rome}, ItalyVice-Chamberlain Emeritus of the Apostolic Chamber
22 Dec51.1AppointedAndré Charles ColliniCoadjutor Archbishop of Toulouse (-Narbonne-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), FranceArchbishop Emeritus
51.1AppointedAndré Charles ColliniTitular Archbishop of SalapiaArchbishop Emeritus of Toulouse (-Narbonne-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), France
23 Dec26.6Ordained PriestMichael August Blume, S.V.D.Priest of Society of the Divine WordApostolic Nuncio to Uganda
24.4Ordained PriestNunzio GalantinoPriest of Ascoli Satriano e Cerignola, ItalyBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
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, BelgiumAuxiliary Bishop of Namur {Namen}, Belgium
24 Dec79.5DiedSándor KovácsBishop Emeritus of Szombathely, Hungary
26 Dec64.0SelectedKarl BergArchbishop of Salzburg, AustriaArchbishop Emeritus
27 Dec41.2SucceededFrank 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 Dec27.5Ordained PriestJean-Gabriel DiarraPriest of San, MaliBishop
28.4Ordained PriestOswald LewisPriestBishop of Jaipur, India
26.1Ordained PriestCarlos Suárez CázaresPriest of Morelia, Michoacán, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop
31 Dec71.8DiedRobert Dermot O’FlanaganBishop Emeritus of Juneau, Alaska, USA

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