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The Year of Our Lord 1973

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown23.5Ordained PriestRabban Al-QasPriest of Amadiyah (Chaldean), IraqBishop of Dohuk (Chaldean), Iraq
44.1ResignedGiovanni Battista FranzoniAbbot of San Paolo fuori le Mura, Italy
29.1ProfessedJohn Hung Shan-chuan, S.V.D.Member of Society of the Divine WordArchbishop Emeritus of Taipei, Taiwan
25.8Ordained DeaconDaniel Robert Jenky, C.S.C.Deacon of Congregation of Holy CrossBishop of Peoria, Illinois, USA
25.8Perpetual VowsDaniel Robert Jenky, C.S.C.Member of Congregation of Holy CrossBishop of Peoria, Illinois, USA
DiedGiuseppe KhantzianOrdinary of Greece (Armenian)
70.4DiedJoseph Li Taonan (Li Daonan)Bishop of Puqi [Puchi], China
23.8Ordained PriestMikha Pola MaqdassiPriest of Alquoch (Chaldean), IraqBishop
53.5ResignedGiovanni MarianiApostolic Pro-Nuncio to DahomeyApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Greece
63.9CeasedHenricus Petrus (Hein) Mondé, S.M.A. †Superior General of Society of African MissionsSuperior General Emeritus
84.6DiedPietro Moretti, O.F.M. †Prefect of Tongzhou [Tungchow], China
68.5AppointedUmberto MozzoniCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
64.3ResignedEustace John Smith, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Beirut {Bairut}, LebanonVicar Apostolic Emeritus
20.4ProfessedIhor Voznyak (Vozniak), C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerArchbishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
DiedJohn A. Weidner, S.A.C. †Prefect of Raipur, India
27.7ProfessedFrancis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Korea, Military
BornJoseph Zhao HongchunApostolic Administrator of Harbin [Harbin], China
1 Jan BornStephen Nyodho Ador MajwokBishop of Malakal, South Sudan
2 Jan59.8DiedAlejandro Ayson OlaliaArchbishop of Lipa, Philippines
68.2DiedHerman Gerard Te Riele, M.H.M. †Prefect Emeritus of Malakal, Sudan
4 Jan68.7DiedPedro José (Giuseppe Pietro) Agostini, O. Cist. †Abbot Emeritus of Claraval, Minas Gerais, Brazil
BornCharles Ndaka SalabisalaAuxiliary Bishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
5 Jan BornValdemir Vicente Andrade SantosAuxiliary Bishop of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
6 Jan24.6Ordained PriestFidelis Lionel Emmanuel FernandoPriest of Colombo, Sri LankaBishop of Mannar, Sri Lanka
26.6Ordained PriestAugustine KasujjaPriest of Kampala, UgandaApostolic Nuncio to Belgium
29.6Ordained PriestBosco Lin Chi-nanPriestBishop Emeritus of Tainan, Taiwan
41.5Ordained PriestAlonso Llano RuizPriestBishop Emeritus of Istmina-Tadó, Colombia
29.0Ordained PriestJohn NjuePriest of Embu, KenyaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Nairobi, Kenya
BornArkadiusz TrochanowskiBishop-Elect of Olsztyn-Gdańsk (Ukrainian), Poland
7 Jan28.4Ordained PriestEmmanuel BushuPriestBishop Emeritus of Buéa, Cameroon
58.6InstalledGerard Louis FreyBishop of Lafayette, Louisiana, USABishop Emeritus
18.8Ordained DeaconBawai (Ashur) SoroDeaconBishop of Mar Addai of Toronto (Chaldean), Canada
8 Jan92.6DiedJosé Carlos de AguirreBishop of Sorocaba, Brazil
63.1SucceededJosé Melhado CamposBishop of Sorocaba, BrazilBishop Emeritus
68.4Died[Marc Yuan Wen-hua], O.F.M. †Bishop of Wuchang [Wuchang], China
9 Jan64.0ConfirmedKarl BergArchbishop of Salzburg, AustriaArchbishop Emeritus
10 Jan40.9AppointedMiguel Clarete Cinches, S.V.D. †Bishop of Surigao, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
61.5ResignedCharles Van den Ouwelant, M.S.C. †Bishop of Surigao, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
11 Jan54.9AppointedÉdouard Gagnon, P.S.S. †Vice President of the Pontifical Committee for the FamilyCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Family
67.9AppointedMaurice RoyPresident of the Pontifical Committee for the FamilyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Québec, Canada
12 Jan57.9DiedProsper Paul Dodds, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Saint-Louis du Sénégal
61.7Ordained BishopEzequiel Perea SánchezBishop of San Luis Potosí, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
13 Jan89.4DiedFernando CentoCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
71.2DiedGustave-André-Ferdinand Raballand, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Phnom-Penh, Cambodia
14 Jan40.5Ordained BishopPatrick Fani ChakaipaTitular Bishop of RucumaArchbishop of Harare, Zimbabwe
52.3Ordained BishopLéon Eugène Émile François DixneufTitular Bishop of VassinassaAuxiliary Bishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
16 Jan80.4DiedVicente Juan Solís FernándezBishop Emeritus of Alajuela, Costa Rica
18 Jan55.8AppointedSilvério Jarbas Paulo de Albuquerque, O.F.M. †Bishop of Feira de Santana, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
45.9AppointedLudwig AverkampAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, GermanyArchbishop Emeritus of Hamburg, Germany
45.9AppointedLudwig AverkampTitular Bishop of ThapsusArchbishop Emeritus of Hamburg, Germany
39.8AppointedReinhard LettmannAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, GermanyBishop Emeritus
39.8AppointedReinhard LettmannTitular Bishop of RotariaBishop Emeritus of Münster, Germany
48.3Ordained BishopAlphonsus Liguori PenneyBishop of Grand Falls, Newfoundland, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Saint John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
46.4AppointedMax Georg von TwickelAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
46.4AppointedMax Georg von TwickelTitular Bishop of LuguraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Münster, Germany
20 Jan56.2SucceededEnrico BartolettiArchbishop of Lucca, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
43.1Ordained BishopFrançois-Marie-Christian FavreauTitular Bishop of Turres AmmeniaeBishop Emeritus of Nanterre, France
46.1AppointedLeón KrukBishop of San Rafael, Argentina
94.3DiedAntonio TorriniArchbishop of Lucca, Italy
22 Jan52.6DiedAntonio Silvio Zocchetta, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Mogadiscio, Somalia
23 Jan53.4AppointedEdward Dennis HeadBishop of Buffalo, New York, USABishop Emeritus
25 Jan49.1AppointedPompeu Bezerra BessaBishop of Limoeiro do Norte, Ceara, BrazilBishop Emeritus
64.8AppointedJosé de Jesús Tirado PedrazaAuxiliary Bishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
64.8AppointedJosé de Jesús Tirado PedrazaTitular Bishop of MevaniaArchbishop Emeritus of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
26 Jan58.1AppointedLuigi Maria CarliArchbishop of Gaeta, Italy
68.2ResignedLorenzo GargiuloArchbishop of Gaeta, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
46.9ResignedAdriani MkobaApostolic Administrator of Zanzibar e Pemba, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus of Morogoro, Tanzania
55.9AppointedBernard Martin Ngaviliau, C.S.Sp. †Apostolic Administrator of Zanzibar, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
48.0AppointedManuel Sandalo SalvadorCoadjutor Archbishop of Cebu, Philippines
48.0AppointedManuel Sandalo SalvadorTitular Archbishop of ZarnaCoadjutor Archbishop of Cebu, Philippines
27 Jan53.2AppointedUmberto FlorenzaniBishop of Ferentino, ItalyBishop of Anagni-Alatri, Italy
88.0DiedIstvan HászTitular Bishop of Sura
23.4Perpetual VowsNoel Antonio Londoño Buitrago, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Jericó, Colombia
28 Jan49.4Ordained BishopJoseph Lawson HowzeTitular Bishop of MaxitaBishop Emeritus of Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
36.6Ordained BishopNei Paulo MorettoBishop of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
29 Jan39.5AppointedAbraham Alangimattathil, S.D.B. †Bishop of Kohima-Imphal, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Kohima, India
42.7SucceededPius Suh AwaBishop of Buéa, CameroonBishop Emeritus
45.7AppointedLouis Charpenet, O.M.I. †Bishop of Yagoua, Cameroon
56.4AppointedHeriberto Correa Yepes, M.X.Y. †Vicar Apostolic of Buenaventura, ColombiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Buenaventura, Colombia
56.4AppointedHeriberto Correa Yepes, M.X.Y. †Titular Bishop of Casae NigraeVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Buenaventura, Colombia
45.5AppointedJacques Joseph François de Bernon, O.M.I. †Bishop of Maroua-Mokolo, Cameroon
42.4AppointedPhilip James Anthony KennedyAuxiliary Bishop of Adelaide, Australia
42.4AppointedPhilip James Anthony KennedyTitular Bishop of Ros CréAuxiliary Bishop of Adelaide, Australia
52.6AppointedAugustine Kim Jae DeokBishop of Jeonju {Chonju, Jeon Ju}, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
87.6DiedEgidio Luigi Lanzo, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Saluzzo, Italy
90.4DiedGaetano Mignani, C.M. †Bishop of Ji’an [Kian], China
46.3ResignedAlbert NdongmoBishop of Nkongsamba, CameroonBishop Emeritus
44.5AppointedThomas NkuissiApostolic Administrator of Nkongsamba, CameroonBishop Emeritus
44.5AppointedThomas NkuissiTitular Bishop of LupercianaBishop Emeritus of Nkongsamba, Cameroon
59.9ResignedJulius Joseph Willem Peeters, M.H.M. †Bishop of Buéa, CameroonBishop Emeritus
30 Jan50.1AppointedHeraldo Camilo A. BarottoAuxiliary Bishop of Rosario, Argentina
50.1AppointedHeraldo Camilo A. BarottoTitular Bishop of CaeciriAuxiliary Bishop of Rosario, Argentina
57.3AppointedManuel Salazar y EspinozaBishop of León en NicaraguaBishop Emeritus
53.4AppointedPablo Antonio Vega MantillaTitular Bishop of BononiaBishop Emeritus of Juigalpa, Nicaragua
31 Jan48.5AppointedEdward Idris CassidyApostolic Pro-Nuncio to BangladeshCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
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