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The Year of Our Lord 1975

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
May41.3DiedPaul Tep Im SothaPrefect of Battambang, Cambodia
60.4CeasedGiuseppe Zambarbieri, F.D.P. †Superior General of Sons of Divine ProvidenceSuperior General Emeritus
1 May90.4DiedOscar Sevrin, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Raigarh-Ambikapur, India
2 May25.7Ordained PriestClarence Richard SilvaPriest of Oakland, California, USABishop of Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
3 May26.7Ordained PriestJan Chrapek, C.S.M.A. †Priest of Congregation of Saint Michael the ArchangelBishop of Radom, Poland
58.5ResignedServílio Conti, I.M.C. †Prelate of Roraima, BrazilPrelate Emeritus of Roraima, Brazil
27.3Ordained PriestJohn Michael KudrickPriest of Third Order Regular of St. Francis of PenanceBishop Emeritus of Parma (Ruthenian), Ohio, USA
75.6DiedCarlo LivraghiBishop Emeritus of Veroli-Frosinone, Italy
37.5AppointedJoseph Chhmar SalasApostolic Administrator of Kompong-Cham, CambodiaVicar Apostolic of Phnom-Penh, Cambodia
25.6Ordained PriestDavid Allen ZubikPriest of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USABishop
6 May70.9AppointedGabriel Auguste François MartyPrelate of Mission de France o Pontigny, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Paris, France
83.1DiedJózsef MindszentyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Esztergom, Hungary
52.8AppointedJean RémondAuxiliary Bishop of Mission de France o Pontigny, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
52.8AppointedJean RémondTitular Bishop of UtimmaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Mission de France o Pontigny, France
7 May26.4Ordained PriestEliseo Antonio AriottiPriest of Cremona, ItalyApostolic Nuncio to Paraguay
54.1Ordained BishopDominic Ðinh Huy QuangAuxiliary Bishop of Bắc Ninh, Viet Nam
8 May31.0Ordained DeaconPaul Jacques Marie Desfarges, S.J.Deacon of Society of JesusArchbishop Emeritus of Alger, Algeria
52.3Ordained BishopIgnatius HarsonoBishop of Bogor, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
9 May51.8AppointedJosef PlögerAuxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
51.8AppointedJosef PlögerTitular Bishop of AguntumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
10 May25.4Ordained PriestGregory Michael AymondPriest of New Orleans, Louisiana, USAArchbishop
27.8Ordained PriestGiuliano Frigeni, P.I.M.E.Priest of Pontifical Institute for Foreign MissionsBishop Emeritus of Parintins, Amazonas, Brazil
55.2AppointedJuan Félix Pepén y SolimanAuxiliary Bishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey, Dominican Republic
55.2AppointedJuan Félix Pepén y SolimanTitular Bishop of ArpiBishop Emeritus of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey, Dominican Republic
55.2ResignedJuan Félix Pepén y SolimanBishop of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus
56.5AppointedHugo Eduardo Polanco BritoArchbishop (Personal Title) of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus
41.0AppointedPríamo Pericles Tejeda RosarioAuxiliary Bishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus of Baní, Dominican Republic
41.0AppointedPríamo Pericles Tejeda RosarioTitular Bishop of GilbaBishop Emeritus of Baní, Dominican Republic
11 May49.9Ordained BishopEnzio d’AntonioCoadjutor Archbishop of Boiano-Campobasso, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Lanciano-Ortona, Italy
47.0Ordained BishopGiovanni De AndreaTitular Archbishop of AquavivaVice President Emeritus of the Labour Office of the Apostolic See
42.8Ordained BishopPierre Sagna, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Saint-Louis du SénégalBishop Emeritus
14 May45.7AppointedRaúl Arsenio CasadoAuxiliary Bishop of Salta, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus of Tucumán, Argentina
45.7AppointedRaúl Arsenio CasadoTitular Bishop of TacapaeArchbishop Emeritus of Tucumán, Argentina
56.3Ordained BishopBrian Leo John Hennessy, C. R. †Bishop of Hamilton in Bermuda, AntillesBishop Emeritus
26.1Ordained PriestJerome Edward ListeckiPriest of Chicago, Illinois, USAArchbishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
55.5AppointedAldo Mongiano, I.M.C. †Prelate of Roraima, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Roraima, Brazil
55.5AppointedAldo Mongiano, I.M.C. †Titular Bishop of NasaiBishop Emeritus of Roraima, Brazil
15 May36.9Ordained PriestJoseph Augustine CharanakunnelPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Raipur, India
16 May27.1Ordained PriestNeil Edward Tiedemann, C.P.Priest of Congregation of the PassionAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Brooklyn, New York, USA
68.8DiedAlexander Mieceslaus ZaleskiBishop of Lansing, Michigan, USA
17 May28.5Ordained PriestVincenzo Bertolone, S.d.P.Priest of Missionary Servants of the PoorArchbishop Emeritus of Catanzaro-Squillace, Italy
25.8Ordained PriestPaul Bernard Bird, C.SS.R.Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Ballarat, Australia
41.8Ordained BishopJosé Dimas Cedeño DelgadoBishop of Santiago de Veraguas, PanamaArchbishop Emeritus of Panamá
25.9Ordained PriestJoseph Robert CistonePriest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USABishop of Saginaw, Michigan, USA
52.2SucceededRené-Alexandre DupanloupBishop of Belley, FranceBishop Emeritus
74.0RetiredRené-Fernand-Eugène FourreyBishop of Belley, FranceBishop Emeritus
41.3Ordained BishopJoachim MeisnerTitular Bishop of VinaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
18 May26.2Ordained PriestRichard Anthony Burke, S.P.S.Priest of St. Patrick’s Society for the Foreign MissionsArchbishop Emeritus of Benin City, Nigeria
24.2Ordained PriestWilliam Enrique Delgado SilvaPriestBishop Emeritus of Cabimas, Venezuela
26.2Ordained PriestFrancisco Focardi Mazzocchi, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Camiri, Bolivia
25.2Ordained PriestCallistus RubaramiraPriest of Kabale, UgandaBishop
48.1Ordained BishopCastor SekwaBishop of Shinyanga, Tanzania
19 May47.2Ordained BishopKlaus DickTitular Bishop of GuzabetaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
51.8Ordained BishopJosef PlögerTitular Bishop of AguntumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
20 May46.7AppointedGeorge Kinzie FitzsimonsAuxiliary Bishop of Kansas City-Saint Joseph, Missouri, USABishop Emeritus of Salina, Kansas, USA
46.7AppointedGeorge Kinzie FitzsimonsTitular Bishop of PertusaBishop Emeritus of Salina, Kansas, USA
58.2Ordained BishopJames Daniel NiedergesesBishop of Nashville, Tennessee, USABishop Emeritus
21 May74.5RetiredLeo BinzArchbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAArchbishop Emeritus
53.8AppointedJohn Robert RoachArchbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAArchbishop Emeritus
22 May75.4RetiredArturo Duque VillegasArchbishop of Manizales, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
51.6AppointedJosé Gottardi Cristelli, S.D.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Montevideo, UruguayArchbishop Emeritus
67.0ResignedÉtienne-Auguste-Germain Loosdregt, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Vientiane, LaosVicar Apostolic Emeritus
65.6AppointedThomas NanthaVicar Apostolic of Vientiane, Laos
56.2AppointedJosé de Jesús Pimiento RodriguezArchbishop of Manizales, ColombiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
72.1DiedJohn Baptist Rosenthal, S.A.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Queenstown, South Africa
50.9AppointedAndrés María Rubio Garcia, S.D.B. †Bishop of Mercedes, UruguayBishop Emeritus
23 May41.8AppointedAugusto Alves da RochaBishop of Picos, Piaui, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Floriano, Piaui, Brazil
24 May25.9Ordained PriestGeorge Joseph LucasPriest of Saint Louis, Missouri, USAArchbishop of Omaha, Nebraska, USA
85.4RetiredNicola MargiottaArchbishop of Brindisi, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
25.9Ordained PriestJoseph Fred NaumannPriest of Saint Louis, Missouri, USAArchbishop of Kansas City in Kansas, USA
27.0Ordained PriestJoseph Nathaniel PerryPriest of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Chicago, Illinois, USA
62.9ResignedFilippo PocciAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
70.0ResignedLuigi PunzoloApostolic Administrator of Velletri, ItalyApostolic Administrator Emeritus
52.9AppointedClemente Riva, I.C. †Auxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
52.9AppointedClemente Riva, I.C. †Titular Bishop of AtellaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Roma {Rome}, Italy
69.1ResignedOrazio SemeraroCoadjutor Archbishop of Brindisi, ItalyCoadjutor Archbishop Emeritus
51.0AppointedSettimio TodiscoArchbishop of Brindisi, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Brindisi-Ostuni, Italy
25 May25.6Ordained PriestJoaquim Ferreira Lopes, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop Emeritus of Viana, Angola
40.7Ordained BishopCláudio Aury Affonso Hummes, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of CarcabiaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
24.7Ordained PriestEduards PavlovskisPriest of Riga, LatviaBishop of Jelgava, Latvia
39.6Ordained BishopAlano Maria Pena, O.P.Titular Bishop of VardimissaArchbishop Emeritus of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
26 May47.1AppointedRicardo Antonio Suriñach CarrerasAuxiliary Bishop of Ponce, Puerto RicoBishop Emeritus
47.1AppointedRicardo Antonio Suriñach CarrerasTitular Bishop of Aquae Albae in MauretaniaBishop Emeritus of Ponce, Puerto Rico
28 May61.8AppointedGuillermo Leaden, S.D.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
61.8AppointedGuillermo Leaden, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of TheudalisAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Buenos Aires, Argentina
49.2AppointedMario José SerraAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
49.2AppointedMario José SerraTitular Bishop of MentesaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Buenos Aires, Argentina
30 May43.1AppointedHugolino Felix Cerasuolo Stacey, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil, EcuadorBishop Emeritus of Loja, Ecuador
43.1AppointedHugolino Felix Cerasuolo Stacey, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of ValeriaBishop Emeritus of Loja, Ecuador
31 May24.3Ordained PriestMiguel Angel Alba DíazPriest of Monterrey, Nuevo León, MéxicoBishop of La Paz en la Baja California Sur, México
21.5Solemn VowsThomas Thennatt, S.A.C. †Member of Society of the Catholic ApostolateBishop of Gwalior, India
75.1DiedSiegfried-Ceslas George Tunmer, O.P. †Superior Emeritus of Mossul, Iraq
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