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The Year of Our Lord 1973

Bishop Events

July to August

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Jul26.8Ordained PriestDenys Antoine ChahdaPriest of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Syrian), SyriaArchbishop
46.2Ordained BishopLouis Charpenet, O.M.I. †Bishop of Yagoua, Cameroon
45.9Ordained BishopJacques Joseph François de Bernon, O.M.I. †Bishop of Maroua-Mokolo, Cameroon
25.8Ordained PriestJosé Eduardo Velásquez TarazonaPriest of Huaraz, PeruBishop
2 Jul25.8Ordained PriestRobert Charles EvansPriest of Providence, Rhode Island, USAAuxiliary Bishop
71.6ResignedAnthony Jordan, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
49.2AppointedJoseph Neil MacNeilArchbishop of Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
26.4Ordained PriestThomas James OlmstedPriest of Lincoln, Nebraska, USABishop of Phoenix, Arizona, USA
25.0Ordained PriestEdward Bernard ScharfenbergerPriest of Brooklyn, New York, USABishop of Albany, New York, USA
3 Jul30.5Ordained PriestFrancisco Javier Del Valle ParedesPriestBishop Emeritus of Campo Mourão, Parana, Brazil
63.0AppointedGino ParoApostolic Pro-Nuncio to AustraliaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
63.0AppointedGino ParoApostolic Delegate to Papua New GuineaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Australia
4 Jul38.6AppointedGeorg WeinholdAuxiliary Bishop of Meißen (Meissen), GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen), Germany
38.6AppointedGeorg WeinholdTitular Bishop of IdicraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen), Germany
5 Jul27.5Ordained PriestJacques Tukumbé Nyimbusède AnyilundaPriestBishop Emeritus of Dapaong, Togo
41.6SucceededPatrick Ebosele EkpuBishop of Benin City, NigeriaArchbishop Emeritus of Benin City, Nigeria
41.6AppointedAnthony Okonkwo GbujiBishop of Issele-Uku, NigeriaBishop Emeritus of Enugu, Nigeria
78.8RetiredPatrick Joseph Kelly, S.M.A. †Bishop of Benin City, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
72.1ResignedJean-Marie Lesourd, M. Afr. †Bishop of Nouna, Burkina FasoBishop Emeritus
59.2AppointedEdward RapalloBishop of Gibraltar
55.2AppointedTomás Angel Romero Gross, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Canelos, EcuadorVicar Apostolic of Puyo, Ecuador
55.2AppointedTomás Angel Romero Gross, O.P. †Titular Bishop of MolicunzaVicar Apostolic of Puyo, Ecuador
44.5AppointedZéphyrin ToéBishop of Nouna, Burkina FasoBishop Emeritus of Dédougou, Burkina Faso
45.6AppointedArmando TrindadeAuxiliary Bishop of Lahore, PakistanArchbishop of Lahore, Pakistan
45.6AppointedArmando TrindadeTitular Bishop of TubusuptuArchbishop of Lahore, Pakistan
42.9AppointedAndré Vallée, P.M.E. †Superior General of Société des Missions-ÉtrangèresBishop Emeritus of Hearst, Ontario, Canada
6 Jul27.2Ordained PriestGeorges Michel Bakar, Ist. del PradoPriest of Egypt and Sudan (Melkite Greek)Protosyncellus of Egypt, Sudan, and South Sudan (Melkite Greek)
42.9AppointedRomualdas KrikšciunasApostolic Administrator of Panevėžys, LithuaniaApostolic Administrator Emeritus
7 Jul52.2AppointedCleto BellucciCoadjutor Archbishop of Fermo, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
25.2Ordained PriestGuy HarpignyPriest of Tournai {Doornik}, BelgiumBishop
51.3AppointedGaetano MichettiCoadjutor Bishop of Pesaro, ItalyBishop Emeritus
62.8AppointedLiudas Povilonis, M.I.C. †Coadjutor Apostolic Administrator of Kaunas, LithuaniaApostolic Administrator Emeritus
62.8AppointedLiudas Povilonis, M.I.C. †Coadjutor Apostolic Administrator of Vilkaviškis, LithuaniaApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Kaunas, Lithuania
26.1Ordained PriestMichel Léon Émile SantierPriest of Coutances (-Avranches), FranceBishop of Créteil, France
8 Jul24.5Ordained PriestSérgio Arthur BraschiPriest of Curitiba, Parana, BrazilBishop of Ponta Grossa, Parana, Brazil
32.2Ordained PriestErnest Kombo, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusBishop of Owando, Congo
9 Jul45.1AppointedUrbanus Joseph KiokoBishop of Machakos, KenyaBishop Emeritus
10 Jul27.9Ordained PriestLonginus Da CunhaPriest of Ende, IndonesiaArchbishop
79.7DiedJosé García y GoldarazArchbishop Emeritus of Valladolid, Spain
50.2AppointedJoseph MeesApostolic Nuncio to ParaguayApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Southern Africa
11 Jul70.2AppointedVincenzo De ChiaraBishop of Nicotera e Tropea, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Mileto, Italy
81.2DiedCesare ZerbaCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Congregation of the Discipline of the Sacraments
12 Jul51.3AppointedGiovanni GravelliApostolic Nuncio to Dominican Republic
51.3AppointedGiovanni GravelliApostolic Delegate to Puerto RicoApostolic Nuncio to Dominican Republic
13 Jul60.9AppointedJacques-Eugène-Louis MénagerArchbishop of Reims, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
86.7DiedWilliam Patrick O’ConnorBishop Emeritus of Madison, Wisconsin, USA
59.6InstalledAppasinghe Paul PereraBishop of Kandy, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
14 Jul27.0Ordained PriestRobert Peter DeeleyPriest of Boston, Massachusetts, USABishop of Portland, Maine, USA
23.6Ordained PriestMario Espinosa ContrerasPriest of Tepic, Nayarit, MéxicoBishop of Mazatlán, Sinaloa, México
27.1Ordained PriestJuventino KesteringPriestBishop of Rondonópolis - Guiratinga, Mato Grosso, Brazil
35.7Ordained PriestVirgilio López Irias, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Trujillo, Honduras
28.4Ordained PriestPhilippe Nakellentuba OuédraogoPriest of Kaya, Burkina FasoCardinal, Archbishop of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
50.0AppointedMarco René Revelo ContrerasAuxiliary Bishop of Santa Ana, El SalvadorBishop Emeritus
50.0AppointedMarco René Revelo ContrerasTitular Bishop of GermanicianaBishop Emeritus of Santa Ana, El Salvador
28.3Ordained PriestManuel Ureña PastorPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Zaragoza, Spain
15 Jul41.3Ordained BishopAugusto Beuzeville FerroTitular Bishop of Cures SabinorumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Piura, Peru
49.4Ordained BishopJosé de LimaBishop of Itumbiara, Goias, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Sete Lagoas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
26.3Ordained PriestSimon-Victor Tonyé BakotPriest of Douala, CameroonArchbishop Emeritus of Yaoundé, Cameroon
16 Jul64.2AppointedDomenico EnriciOfficial of the Secretariat of StateOfficial Emeritus
40.5Ordained BishopFrancis Xavier Sudartanta Hadisumarta, O. Carm.Bishop of Malang, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus of Manokwari-Sorong, Indonesia
62.3AppointedBruno Bernard HeimApostolic Delegate to Great BritainApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
17 Jul29.7Ordained PriestMosè MarciaPriest of Cagliari, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Nuoro, Italy
20 Jul56.7AppointedKarl Christian EbertAuxiliary Bishop of Erfurt-Meiningen, Germany
56.7AppointedKarl Christian EbertTitular Bishop of DruasAuxiliary Bishop of Erfurt-Meiningen, Germany
37.5AppointedMoacyr Grechi, O.S.M. †Titular Bishop of Vegesela in NumidiaArchbishop Emeritus of Porto Velho, Rondonia, Brazil
21 Jul52.3DiedRobert Chopard-Lallier, S.M.A. †Prefect Emeritus of Parakou, Benin
26.5Ordained PriestFrancisco Pérez GonzálezPriest of Burgos, SpainArchbishop of Pamplona y Tudela, Spain
25.3Ordained PriestThomas Joseph TobinPriest of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USABishop of Providence, Rhode Island, USA
22 Jul85.1DiedCarlos de la Trinidad Borge y CastrilloAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Managua, Nicaragua
61.4Ordained BishopEmanuele RomanoTitular Bishop of Nigrae MaioresBishop Emeritus of Trapani, Italy
42.5Ordained BishopConcordio Maria SarteTitular Bishop of ThunusudaBishop of Legazpi, Philippines
23 Jul64.3AppointedHugo AufderbeckApostolic Administrator of Erfurt-Meiningen, Germany
53.7AppointedHans-Georg (Johannes) BraunApostolic Administrator of Magdeburg, GermanyApostolic Administrator Emeritus
55.6AppointedHeinrich TheissingApostolic Administrator of Schwerin, GermanyApostolic Administrator Emeritus
24 Jul64.1DiedAurelian (Josef) Bilgeri, O.S.B. †Bishop of Eshowe, South Africa
25 Jul39.7Ordained BishopJoachim RuhunaBishop of Ruyigi, BurundiArchbishop of Gitega, Burundi
75.7RetiredAndré-Jean Vérineux, M.E.P. †Apostolic Administrator of Hwalien, TaiwanBishop of Yingkou [Yingkow], China
87.2DiedAloysius Joseph Willinger, C.SS.R. †Bishop Emeritus of Monterey in California, USA
29 Jul26.7Ordained PriestAnthony Mathias BanziPriestBishop of Tanga, Tanzania
29.2Ordained PriestLuis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
28.2Ordained PriestCarlos Osoro SierraPriest of Santander, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Madrid, Spain
35.5Ordained BishopVital Komenan YaoBishop of Bouaké, Côte d’IvoireArchbishop of Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire
1 Aug51.6AppointedCarlo FurnoTitular Archbishop of AbariCardinal, Grand Master Emeritus of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
51.6AppointedCarlo FurnoApostolic Nuncio to PeruCardinal, Grand Master Emeritus of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
72.8DiedMichael Alphonsus HarringtonBishop of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
55.6AppointedLuigi PoggiApostolic Nuncio to OtherCardinal, Archivist Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archive
2 Aug80.4DiedJosé Souto VizosoBishop Emeritus of Palencia, Spain
3 Aug65.3ResignedJoseph Bartholomew Evangelisti, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Meerut, IndiaBishop Emeritus
63.3AppointedAchille Marie Joseph GlorieuxApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic ofApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
50.9AppointedGiuseppe LaiguegliaTitular Archbishop of AeliaeOfficial Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
50.9AppointedGiuseppe LaiguegliaApostolic Nuncio to BoliviaOfficial Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
4 Aug58.9AppointedGastone Mojaisky-PerrelliArchbishop of Conza-Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi-Bisaccia, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Nusco, Italy
26.1Ordained PriestRalph Walker NicklessPriest of Denver, Colorado, USABishop of Sioux City, Iowa, USA
25.9Ordained PriestCletus Chandrasiri Perera, O.S.B.Priest of Order of Saint BenedictBishop of Ratnapura, Sri Lanka
72.5ResignedEdwin Pinto, S.J. †Bishop of Ahmedabad, IndiaBishop Emeritus
61.5AppointedGaetano Pollio, P.I.M.E. †Bishop of Campagna, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Salerno (-Acerno), Italy
64.6ResignedBala Shoury ThummaBishop of Nellore, IndiaBishop Emeritus
5 Aug23.7Ordained DeaconEmanuel Barbara, O.F.M. Cap. †Deacon of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Malindi, Kenya
28.4Ordained PriestJaime Rafael Fuentes MartínPriest of Opus DeiBishop Emeritus of Minas, Uruguay
29.4Ordained PriestJaume Pujol BalcellsPriest of Opus DeiArchbishop Emeritus of Tarragona, Spain
21.2ProfessedJoseph William Tobin, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerCardinal, Archbishop of Newark, New Jersey, USA
23.9Ordained PriestYouhannes Ezzat Zakaria BadirPriestBishop of Luqsor {Tebe} (Coptic), Egypt
6 Aug84.5DiedJoseph Bonhomme, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Basutoland, Lesotho
27.3Ordained PriestGiulio Mencuccini, C.P.Priest of Congregation of the PassionBishop of Sanggau, Indonesia
7 Aug46.8AppointedWilhelm Michel EllisBishop of Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles, AntillesBishop Emeritus
25.0Ordained PriestJames FoleyPriest of Brisbane, AustraliaBishop of Cairns, Australia
66.7ResignedJoannes Maria Michael Holterman, O.P. †Bishop of Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles, AntillesBishop Emeritus
51.2AppointedTheodorus LumanauwBishop of Makassar, IndonesiaArchbishop of Ujung Pandang, Indonesia
69.9ResignedNicolas Martinus Schneiders, C.I.C.M. †Archbishop of Makassar, IndonesiaArchbishop Emeritus
8 Aug52.0AppointedVincenzo Maria FaranoTitular Archbishop of CluentumArchbishop Emeritus of Gaeta, Italy
52.0AppointedVincenzo Maria FaranoApostolic Pro-Nuncio to IndonesiaArchbishop Emeritus of Gaeta, Italy
9 Aug45.6AppointedOttorino Pietro AlbertiArchbishop of Spoleto, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Cagliari, Italy
45.6AppointedOttorino Pietro AlbertiBishop of Norcia, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Cagliari, Italy
68.0DiedStjepan BauerleinBishop of Djakovo o Bosna i Srijem, Croatia
10 Aug55.7DiedGiuseppe MarafiniBishop of Veroli-Frosinone, Italy
11 Aug75.2RetiredEdward Vincent DarginAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
12 Aug36.6Ordained BishopNikólaos FoskolosArchbishop of Athēnai {Athens}, GreeceArchbishop Emeritus
13 Aug BornFrancisco Castro LalupúAuxiliary Bishop of Trujillo, Peru
45.5AppointedMaurice-Adolphe GaidonAuxiliary Bishop of Besançon, FranceBishop Emeritus of Cahors, France
45.5AppointedMaurice-Adolphe GaidonTitular Bishop of SebargaBishop Emeritus of Cahors, France
14 Aug70.0DiedJeremiah Francis MinihanAuxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
78.6DiedJan NowickiApostolic Administrator of Lviv, Ukraine
15 Aug33.8ProfessedStanislaus Fernandes, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusArchbishop Emeritus of Gandhinagar, India
24.5Perpetual VowsJan Sergiusz Gajek, M.I.C.Member of Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin MaryApostolic Visitor (Visitator)
21.7Solemn VowsGregory John Hartmayer, O.F.M. Conv.Member of Order of Friars Minor ConventualArchbishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
46.3Ordained BishopJoseph PallikaparampilTitular Bishop of AbydusBishop Emeritus of Palai (Syro-Malabar), India
22.9ProfessedGérard Pettipas, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerArchbishop of Grouard-McLennan, Alberta, Canada
27.0Ordained PriestHipólito Reyes LariosPriest of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, MéxicoArchbishop
55.4Ordained BishopTomás Angel Romero Gross, O.P. †Titular Bishop of MolicunzaVicar Apostolic of Puyo, Ecuador
23.2Ordained PriestAlberto Taveira CorrêaPriest of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop of Belém do Pará, Brazil
16 Aug27.7Ordained PriestGabriel Enrique Montero Umaña, O.F.M. Conv.Priest of Order of Friars Minor ConventualBishop of San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
18 Aug60.5DiedLeonard Philip CowleyAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
71.7AppointedGiovanni Ferro, C.R.S. †Bishop of Bova, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Reggio Calabria, Italy
59.8DiedPatrick Kla JuwleVicar Apostolic of Cape Palmas, Liberia
19 Aug BornRumen Ivanov StanevAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Sofia e Plovdiv, Bulgaria
21 Aug59.7InstalledEdward John HerrmannBishop of Columbus, Ohio, USABishop Emeritus
BornLuis Manuel Pérez RaygozaAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
22 Aug42.6AppointedCirilo Reyes AlmarioCoadjutor Bishop of Malolos, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
42.6AppointedCirilo Reyes AlmarioTitular Bishop of ZabaBishop Emeritus of Malolos, Philippines
53.8AppointedFrancisco Raval CrucesArchbishop of Zamboanga, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
42.5AppointedRicardo Jamin VidalArchbishop of Lipa, PhilippinesCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Cebu, Philippines
24 Aug90.7DiedDavid Francis Hickey, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Belize
75.5DiedPietro ZuccarinoBishop of Bobbio (-Abbey of San Colombano), Italy
25 Aug67.2ResignedLino Rasdesales GonzagaArchbishop of Zamboanga, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
23.2ProfessedRoberto Octavio González Nieves, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorArchbishop of San Juan de Puerto Rico
26 Aug26.6Ordained PriestPius Alick Mvundla NcubePriest of Bulawayo, ZimbabweArchbishop Emeritus of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
27 Aug85.1DiedBiagio BudelacciAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Frascati, Italy
67.5DiedEnrico NicodemoArchbishop of Bari (-Canosa), Italy
89.0DiedJuan (Matías) Solá y Farrell, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bluefields, Nicaragua
45.8AppointedSergio Valech AldunateAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de ChileAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
45.8AppointedSergio Valech AldunateTitular Bishop of ZabiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Santiago de Chile
28 Aug43.3Ordained BishopAlbano Bortoletto CavallinTitular Bishop of Aquae Novae in NumidiaArchbishop Emeritus of Londrina, Parana, Brazil
29 Aug68.3DiedVladimiro Boric Crnosija, S.D.B. †Bishop of Punta Arenas, Chile
59.6ResignedThomas MongoBishop of Douala, CameroonBishop Emeritus
51.2SucceededSimon TonyéBishop of Douala, CameroonArchbishop Emeritus of Douala, Cameroon
31 Aug57.0DiedFernando (José Ismael) Errázuriz GandarillasAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Chile
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