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The Year of Our Lord 1975

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Jul78.1DiedAntoine-Marie CazauxBishop Emeritus of Luçon, France
45.5AppointedLeobard D’SouzaArchbishop of Nagpur, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
69.0ResignedRené-Noël-Joseph KérautretBishop of Angoulême, FranceBishop Emeritus
49.1SucceededGeorges RolBishop of Angoulême, FranceBishop Emeritus
44.2AppointedJoseph Wang Yu-jungAuxiliary Bishop of Taipei, TaiwanBishop Emeritus of Taichung, Taiwan
44.2AppointedJoseph Wang Yu-jungTitular Bishop of Árd SrathaBishop Emeritus of Taichung, Taiwan
2 Jul45.3AppointedHerbé SeijasAuxiliary Bishop of San José de Mayo, UruguayBishop
45.3AppointedHerbé SeijasTitular Bishop of Tigisi in MauretaniaBishop of San José de Mayo, Uruguay
3 Jul46.8Ordained BishopGeorge Kinzie FitzsimonsTitular Bishop of PertusaBishop Emeritus of Salina, Kansas, USA
4 Jul81.7DiedLuigi Carlo BorromeoBishop of Pesaro, Italy
53.3SucceededGaetano MichettiBishop of Pesaro, ItalyBishop Emeritus
28.6Ordained PriestJoseph Serge MiotPriest of Jérémie, HaïtiArchbishop of Port-au-Prince, Haïti
64.1DiedCharles-Edouard Peters, S.M.M. †Bishop of Jérémie, Haïti
5 Jul70.2DiedLuis BaccinoBishop of San José de Mayo, Uruguay
67.5ResignedPeter Kelleter, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Bethlehem, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
28.4Ordained PriestHyginus Kim Hee-jongPriest of Kwangju, Korea (South)Archbishop
62.5AppointedCarlo MaccariArchbishop of Ancona (-Numana), ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Ancona-Osimo, Italy
54.3InstalledArgimiro Daniel Moure Piñeiro, S.D.B. †Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina
51.1SucceededJoseph Jean Marie RozierBishop of Poitiers, France
73.2ResignedHenri-Louis-Toussaint VionBishop of Poitiers, FranceBishop Emeritus
29.3Ordained PriestDieudonné WatioPriestBishop of Bafoussam, Cameroon
6 Jul43.3Ordained BishopHugolino Cerasuolo Stacey, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of ValeriaBishop Emeritus of Loja, Ecuador
7 Jul86.4RetiredAntonio CaggianoBishop of Argentina, MilitaryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Buenos Aires, Argentina
83.8DiedFrancisco Xavier da Piedade RebelloApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Goa e Damão, India
63.7AppointedAdolfo Servando TortoloBishop of Argentina, MilitaryArchbishop Emeritus of Paraná, Argentina
8 Jul52.5InstalledMiguel Esteban HesayneBishop of Viedma, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
10 Jul63.7ResignedNicola Agnozzi, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Ndola, ZambiaBishop Emeritus of Ariano Irpino-Lacedonia, Italy
42.9ResignedPierre-Antonio-Jean Bach, M.E.P.Vicar Apostolic of Savannakhet, LaosVicar Apostolic Emeritus
53.2AppointedDante BerniniBishop of Velletri, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Albano, Italy
53.2AppointedDante BerniniBishop of Segni, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Albano, Italy
50.6AppointedGaetano BonicelliAuxiliary Bishop of Albano, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Siena-Colle di Val d’Elsa-Montalcino, Italy
50.6AppointedGaetano BonicelliTitular Bishop of MustiArchbishop Emeritus of Siena-Colle di Val d’Elsa-Montalcino, Italy
45.0AppointedPeter Fanyana John Butelezi, O.M.I. †Bishop of Umtata, South AfricaArchbishop of Bloemfontein, South Africa
44.2AppointedDennis Harold De JongBishop of Ndola, Zambia
49.8AppointedThomas KhamphanVicar Apostolic of Paksé, LaosVicar Apostolic Emeritus
49.8AppointedThomas KhamphanTitular Bishop of SeminaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Paksé, Laos
50.9AppointedFulgence Werner Le Roy, O.S.B.Abbot of Pietersburg, South AfricaBishop Emeritus of Pietersburg, South Africa
50.9AppointedFulgence Werner Le Roy, O.S.B.Titular Bishop of AusafaBishop Emeritus of Pietersburg, South Africa
40.5AppointedJean-Baptiste Outhay ThepmanyVicar Apostolic of Savannakhet, Laos
40.5AppointedJean-Baptiste Outhay ThepmanyTitular Bishop of SfasferiaVicar Apostolic of Savannakhet, Laos
60.3ResignedFelicissimus Alphonse Raeymaeckers, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Lahore, PakistanBishop Emeritus
47.7AppointedArmando TrindadeBishop of Lahore, PakistanArchbishop of Lahore, Pakistan
56.6ResignedJean-Pierre Urkia, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Paksé, LaosVicar Apostolic Emeritus
12 Jul44.8AppointedRoland AboujaoudéAuxiliary Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), LebanonAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
44.8AppointedRoland AboujaoudéTitular Bishop of Arca in Phoenicia dei MaronitiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
28.5Ordained PriestJudes BicabaPriest of Nouna-Dédougou, Burkina FasoBishop of Dédougou, Burkina Faso
27.2Ordained PriestRaphaël Kusiélé DabiréPriest of Diébougou, Burkina FasoBishop
25.9Ordained PriestTerence Patrick DraineyPriest of Salford, England, Great BritainBishop of Middlesbrough, England, Great Britain
50.3AppointedIbrahim HélouBishop of Saïda (Sidone) (Maronite), Lebanon
56.9AppointedAntoine JoubeirArchbishop (Personal Title), Auxiliary of Tripoli del Libano {Tarabulus} (Maronite)Archbishop Emeritus
56.9AppointedAntoine JoubeirTitular Archbishop of Apamea in Syria dei MaronitiArchbishop Emeritus of Tripoli del Libano {Tarabulus} (Maronite)
27.8Ordained PriestJoseph SamaPriestBishop of Nouna, Burkina Faso
13 Jul29.6Ordained PriestIbrahim Salameh, S.M.S.P.Priest of Società dei Missionari di San Paolo (Melkite Greek)Apostolic Exarch of Argentina (Melkite Greek)
41.2Ordained BishopPríamo Pericles Tejeda RosarioTitular Bishop of GilbaBishop Emeritus of Baní, Dominican Republic
15 Jul44.8AppointedAntónio Baltasar MarcelinoAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Aveiro, Portugal
44.8AppointedAntónio Baltasar MarcelinoTitular Bishop of CercinaBishop Emeritus of Aveiro, Portugal
16 Jul48.1AppointedAntónio Francisco Marques, O.F.M. †Bishop of Santarém, Portugal
48.8AppointedPaul Marie Nguyên Minh NhâtCoadjutor Bishop of Xuân Lôc, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
48.8AppointedPaul Marie Nguyên Minh NhâtTitular Bishop of VergiBishop Emeritus of Xuân Lôc, Viet Nam
48.8Ordained BishopPaul Marie Nguyên Minh NhâtTitular Bishop of VergiBishop Emeritus of Xuân Lôc, Viet Nam
48.5AppointedManuel da Silva MartinsBishop of Setúbal, PortugalBishop Emeritus
18 Jul72.0AppointedCorrado BafilePro-Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of SaintsCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
62.1DiedFrancis Anthony MarroccoBishop of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
19 Jul25.5Ordained PriestKieran Thomas ConryPriest of Birmingham, England, Great BritainBishop of Arundel and Brighton, England, Great Britain
25.4Ordained PriestArthur RochePriest of Leeds, England, Great BritainSecretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
20 Jul50.7Ordained BishopLajos KadaTitular Archbishop of ThibicaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Spain
28.5Ordained PriestSmaragde MbonyintegePriest of Kabgayi, RwandaBishop
26.3Ordained PriestThaddée NsengiyumvaPriestBishop of Kabgayi, Rwanda
27.6Ordained PriestPaul R. RuzokaPriest of Kigoma, TanzaniaArchbishop of Tabora, Tanzania
26.8Ordained PriestPeter Kodwo Appiah TurksonPriest of Cape Coast, GhanaCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
21 Jul69.8DiedJames Philip Mulvihill, O.M.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
55.4Ordained BishopWilliam Edward MurrayBishop of Wollongong, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
22 Jul90.5DiedRoberto Bernardino Berríos Gaínza, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of San Felipe, Chile
49.2SelectedJude G. Cleary, O.S.B. †Abbot of Belmont-Mary Help of Christians, North Carolina, USAAbbot Emeritus
60.6AppointedBogdan Stefanov DobranovVicar Apostolic of Sofia e Plovdiv, BulgariaBishop of Sofia e Plovdiv, Bulgaria
61.9AppointedHugo Mark Gerbermann, M.M. †Titular Bishop of PinhelBishop Emeritus of Huehuetenango, Guatemala
61.9AppointedHugo Mark Gerbermann, M.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of San Antonio, Texas, USABishop Emeritus of Huehuetenango, Guatemala
61.9ResignedHugo Mark Gerbermann, M.M. †Bishop of Huehuetenango, GuatemalaBishop Emeritus
52.5AppointedJoseph Alphonse McNicholasBishop of Springfield in Illinois, USA
71.6ResignedWilliam Aloysius O’ConnorBishop of Springfield in Illinois, USABishop Emeritus
55.5AppointedVasco SéirécovBishop of Nicopoli, Bulgaria
47.2Ordained BishopJoseph Ti-kangBishop of Kiayi, TaiwanArchbishop Emeritus of Taipei, Taiwan
44.2Ordained BishopJoseph Wang Yu-jungTitular Bishop of Árd SrathaBishop Emeritus of Taichung, Taiwan
25 Jul23.4Ordained PriestRodrigo Aguilar MartínezPriest of Morelia, Michoacán, MéxicoBishop of Tehuacán, Puebla, México
40.0Ordained BishopFélix PaulBishop of Port Victoria o SeychellesBishop Emeritus
66.8DiedFelice PirozziPresident of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, Roman Curia
47.3Ordained BishopRicardo Antonio Suriñach CarrerasTitular Bishop of Aquae Albae in MauretaniaBishop Emeritus of Ponce, Puerto Rico
50.3Ordained BishopJohn Baptist Wu Cheng-chungCardinal, Bishop of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
26 Jul51.6AppointedAngelo Cella, M.S.C. †Auxiliary Bishop of Palermo, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Frosinone-Veroli-Ferentino, Italy
51.6AppointedAngelo Cella, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of VissalsaBishop Emeritus of Frosinone-Veroli-Ferentino, Italy
26.6Ordained PriestEnemésio Ângelo Lazzaris, F.D.P.Priest of Sons of Divine ProvidenceBishop of Balsas, Maranho, Brazil
25.9Ordained PriestJosé de Jesús Quintero DíazPriestVicar Apostolic of Leticia, Colombia
76.2DiedThomas TharayilBishop Emeritus of Kottayam (Syro-Malabarese), India
26.8Ordained PriestAllen Henry VigneronPriest of Detroit, Michigan, USAArchbishop
29 Jul48.2Ordained BishopJohn Joseph GerryTitular Bishop of LugmadAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Brisbane, Australia
75.0RetiredAugustin-Joseph Antoine Sépinski, O.F.M. †Apostolic Nuncio to UruguayApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
30 Jul51.6AppointedRené Fernández ApazaBishop of Bolivia, MilitaryArchbishop Emeritus of Cochabamba, Bolivia
66.2AppointedJosé Armando Gutiérrez GranierArchbishop of Cochabamba, BoliviaArchbishop Emeritus
60.5AppointedLuis Aníbal Rodríguez PardoArchbishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, BoliviaArchbishop Emeritus
1 Aug46.4AppointedLuigi ContiTitular Archbishop of GratianaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Malta
46.4AppointedLuigi ContiApostolic Nuncio to HaitiApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Malta
61.4AppointedJames Robert KnoxPrefect of the Congregation for Sacraments and Divine WorshipCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for the Family
24.8Ordained PriestWilfredo Pino EstévezPriest of Camagüey, CubaBishop of Guantánamo-Baracoa, Cuba
2 Aug67.0DiedPaulo Rolim LoureiroBishop of Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Paulo, Brazil
27.9Ordained PriestJosé de la Trinidad Valera AnguloPriest of Trujillo, VenezuelaBishop of Guanare, Venezuela
3 Aug42.3Ordained BishopGeorge Francis DanielArchbishop of Pretoria, South AfricaArchbishop Emeritus
46.5Ordained BishopAdalberto Paulo da Silva, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Viana, Maranho, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
27.5Ordained PriestJoseph Osei-BonsuPriestBishop of Konongo-Mampong, Ghana
80.9DiedPrimo PrincipiOfficial Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
28.9Ordained PriestÁngel Polivio Sánchez LoaizaPriest of Machala, EcuadorBishop
5 Aug73.1ResignedAlfred-Joseph AttonBishop of Langres, FranceBishop Emeritus
44.8AppointedLucien Charles Gilbert DalozBishop of Langres, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Besançon, France
49.7AppointedJacques Marie Sébastien de Saint-BlanquatBishop of Montauban, FranceBishop Emeritus
6 Aug38.0Ordained BishopAnárghyros PrintesisTitular Bishop of GratianopolisApostolic Exarch Emeritus of Greece (Greek)
47.2Ordained BishopDaniel Patrick ReillyBishop of Norwich, Connecticut, USABishop Emeritus of Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
7 Aug29.8ProfessedAlbert Privet Thévenot, M. Afr.Member of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)Bishop of Prince-Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
8 Aug62.1Ordained BishopGuillermo Leaden, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of TheudalisAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Buenos Aires, Argentina
49.4Ordained BishopMario José SerraTitular Bishop of MentesaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Buenos Aires, Argentina
9 Aug28.0Ordained PriestClaude Champagne, O.M.I.Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop of Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada
65.2DiedJames Louis FlahertyAuxiliary Bishop of Richmond, Virginia, USA
48.4AppointedRómulo GarcíaAuxiliary Bishop of Mar del Plata, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus of Bahía Blanca, Argentina
48.4AppointedRómulo GarcíaTitular Bishop of UzitaArchbishop Emeritus of Bahía Blanca, Argentina
24.1Ordained PriestJuan Pedro Juárez MeléndezPriest of Tlaxcala, MéxicoBishop of Tula, Hidalgo, México
10 Aug50.4AppointedAlexandre do NascimentoBishop of Malanje, AngolaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Luanda, Angola
53.9AppointedManuel Franklin da CostaBishop of Henrique de Carvalho, AngolaArchbishop Emeritus of Lubango, Angola
40.9AppointedZacarias KamwenhoBishop of Novo Redondo, AngolaArchbishop Emeritus of Lubango, Angola
49.8Ordained BishopThomas KhamphanTitular Bishop of SeminaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Paksé, Laos
50.8AppointedEduardo André MuacaCoadjutor Archbishop of Luanda, AngolaArchbishop Emeritus
50.8AppointedEduardo André MuacaTitular Archbishop of TagarbalaArchbishop Emeritus of Luanda, Angola
42.0AppointedFrancisco VitiBishop of Menongue, AngolaArchbishop Emeritus of Huambo, Angola
12 Aug64.6AppointedGuido Del MestriApostolic Nuncio to GermanyCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus
15 Aug46.3Ordained BishopJean-Guy CoutureBishop of Hauterive, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada
24.8ProfessedRonald Peter Fabbro, C.S.B.Member of Congregation of St. BasilBishop of London, Ontario, Canada
24.8Professed (Perpetual Vows)Savio Hon Tai-Fai, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoSecretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
48.8AppointedRaphaël Nguyên Van DiêpCoadjutor Bishop of Vinh Long, Viet NamCoadjutor Bishop Emeritus
48.8AppointedRaphaël Nguyên Van DiêpTitular Bishop of TubusuptuCoadjutor Bishop Emeritus of Vinh Long, Viet Nam
48.8Ordained BishopRaphaël Nguyên Van DiêpTitular Bishop of TubusuptuCoadjutor Bishop Emeritus of Vinh Long, Viet Nam
55.4ResignedLaurent NoëlApostolic Administrator of Hauterive, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Trois Rivières, Québec, Canada
16 Aug46.1Ordained BishopRaúl Arsenio CasadoTitular Bishop of TacapaeArchbishop Emeritus of Tucumán, Argentina
26.4Ordained PriestBlase Joseph CupichPriest of Omaha, Nebraska, USABishop of Spokane, Washington, USA
17 Aug50.7Ordained BishopGerardo de Andrade PonteBishop of Petrolina, Pernambuco, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Patos, Paraiba, Brazil
43.4Ordained BishopJoachim Mbadu Kikhela KupikaTitular Bishop of ZicaBishop Emeritus of Boma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
45.5Ordained BishopHerbé SeijasTitular Bishop of Tigisi in MauretaniaBishop of San José de Mayo, Uruguay
18 Aug23.9Ordained PriestJuan Tomás Oliver Climent, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorVicar Apostolic of Requena, Peru
19 Aug61.3AppointedJosé Gonçalves da Costa, C.SS.R. †Coadjutor Archbishop of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
61.3AppointedJosé Gonçalves da Costa, C.SS.R. †Titular Archbishop of UlciniumArchbishop Emeritus of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
50.9AppointedGrégoire HaddadTitular Archbishop of Adana dei Greco-MelkitiArchbishop Emeritus of Beirut and Jbeil {Bairut e Gibail} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
50.9ResignedGrégoire HaddadArchbishop of Beirut and Jbeil {Bairut e Gibail} (Melkite Greek), LebanonArchbishop Emeritus
20 Aug54.7AppointedMaximos SalloumArchbishop of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek), IsraelArchbishop Emeritus
23 Aug45.0Ordained BishopRoland AboujaoudéTitular Bishop of Arca in Phoenicia dei MaronitiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
42.1Ordained BishopAugusto Alves da RochaBishop of Picos, Piaui, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Floriano, Piaui, Brazil
44.2AppointedHabib Bacha, S.M.S.P. †Archbishop of Beirut and Jbeil {Bairut e Gibail} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
35.8Ordained PriestHenri Marie Raoul Brincard, C.R.S.A.Priest of Confederation of Canons Regular of St. AugustineBishop of Le Puy-en-Velay, France
50.4Ordained BishopIbrahim HélouBishop of Saïda (Sidone) (Maronite), Lebanon
57.0Ordained BishopAntoine JoubeirTitular Archbishop of Apamea in Syria dei MaronitiArchbishop Emeritus of Tripoli del Libano {Tarabulus} (Maronite)
73.1DiedHerman Tillemans, M.S.C. †Archbishop Emeritus of Merauke, Indonesia
24.9Ordained PriestPhilip Edward WilsonPriest of Maitland, AustraliaArchbishop of Adelaide, Australia
24 Aug40.6Ordained BishopJean-Baptiste Outhay ThepmanyTitular Bishop of SfasferiaVicar Apostolic of Savannakhet, Laos
26 Aug50.7Ordained BishopGaetano BonicelliTitular Bishop of MustiArchbishop Emeritus of Siena-Colle di Val d’Elsa-Montalcino, Italy
28 Aug47.5Ordained BishopDomingos Gabriel Wisniewski, C.M. †Titular Bishop of TelaBishop Emeritus of Apucarana, Parana, Brazil
29 Aug70.8ResignedAlexander EdezathBishop of Cochin, IndiaBishop Emeritus
44.2AppointedSimon Michael Fung Kui HeongVicar Apostolic of Kota Kinabalu, MalaysiaBishop of Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
44.2AppointedSimon Michael Fung Kui HeongTitular Bishop of Catabum CastraBishop of Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
40.2AppointedAndreas Henrisusanta, S.C.I.Auxiliary Bishop of Tanjungkarang, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
40.2AppointedAndreas Henrisusanta, S.C.I.Titular Bishop of UbabaBishop Emeritus of Tanjungkarang, Indonesia
46.2AppointedJoseph KureetharaBishop of Cochin, India
36.9AppointedGerhard Schwenzer, SS.CC.Vicar Apostolic of Central Norway {Norvegia Centrale}Bishop Emeritus of Oslo, Norway
36.9AppointedGerhard Schwenzer, SS.CC.Titular Bishop of HólarBishop Emeritus of Oslo, Norway
31 Aug50.5Ordained BishopAlexandre do NascimentoBishop of Malanje, AngolaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Luanda, Angola
24.2Ordained PriestBarnaba Yousif Benham HabashPriest of Mossul (Syrian), IraqBishop of Our Lady of Deliverance of Newark (Syrian), USA
46.3Ordained BishopBonifácio Piccinini, S.D.B.Titular Archbishop of Turres in ByzacenaArchbishop Emeritus of Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil
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