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The Year of Our Lord 1975

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
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, CubaArchbishop of Camagüey, Cuba
2 Aug66.9DiedPaulo Rolim LoureiroBishop of Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Paulo, Brazil
27.9Ordained PriestJosé de la Trinidad Valera AnguloPriest of Trujillo, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus of Guanare, Venezuela
3 Aug BornJosé Antonio Álvarez SánchezAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Madrid, Spain
42.2Ordained BishopGeorge Francis DanielArchbishop of Pretoria, South AfricaArchbishop Emeritus
46.5Ordained BishopAdalberto Paulo da Silva, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Viana, Maranhão, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
27.4Ordained PriestJoseph Osei-BonsuPriest of Kumasi, GhanaBishop Emeritus of Konongo-Mampong, Ghana
80.9DiedPrimo PrincipiOfficial Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
28.8Ordained PriestÁngel Polivio Sánchez LoaizaPriest of Machala, EcuadorBishop Emeritus
5 Aug73.0ResignedAlfred-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 Aug37.9Ordained 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 Aug29.7ProfessedAlbert Privet Thévenot, M. Afr.Member of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)Bishop Emeritus of Prince-Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
8 Aug62.0Ordained 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
48.3AppointedRómulo GarcíaAuxiliary Bishop of Mar del Plata, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus of Bahía Blanca, Argentina
48.3AppointedRómulo 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
41.9AppointedFrancisco VitiBishop of Menongue, AngolaArchbishop Emeritus of Huambo, Angola
12 Aug64.5AppointedGuido Del MestriApostolic Nuncio to GermanyCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus
14 Aug18.6EnteredAndrew Eugene Bellisario, C.M.Member of Congregation of the MissionArchbishop of Anchorage-Juneau, Alaska, USA
22.8EnteredJoseph Werth, S.J.Member of Society of JesusBishop of Trasfigurazione a Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
15 Aug46.2Ordained BishopJean-Guy CoutureBishop of Hauterive, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada
24.7EnteredRonald Peter Fabbro, C.S.B.Member of Congregation of St. BasilBishop of London, Ontario, Canada
24.8Perpetual VowsSavio Hon Tai-Fai, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoApostolic Nuncio to Malta
48.8AppointedRaphaël Nguyễn Văn DiệpCoadjutor Bishop of Vĩnh Long, Viet NamCoadjutor Bishop Emeritus
48.8AppointedRaphaël Nguyễn Văn DiệpTitular Bishop of TubusuptuCoadjutor Bishop Emeritus of Vĩnh Long, Viet Nam
48.8Ordained BishopRaphaël Nguyễn Văn DiệpTitular Bishop of TubusuptuCoadjutor Bishop Emeritus of Vĩnh Long, Viet Nam
55.4CeasedLaurent NoëlApostolic Administrator of Hauterive, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
16 Aug46.0Ordained BishopRaúl Arsenio CasadoTitular Bishop of TacapaeArchbishop Emeritus of Tucumán, Argentina
26.4Ordained PriestBlase Joseph CupichPriest of Omaha, Nebraska, USACardinal, Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, 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 ZicaTitular Bishop of Belesasa
45.4Ordained 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 Emeritus 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 Aug BornKendrick John ForbesBishop-Elect of Roseau, Dominica, Antilles
54.7AppointedMaximos SalloumArchbishop of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek), IsraelArchbishop Emeritus
23 Aug44.9Ordained BishopRoland AboujaoudéTitular Bishop of Arca in Phoenicia dei MaronitiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
42.0Ordained BishopAugusto Alves da RochaBishop of Picos, Piaui, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Floriano, Piaui, Brazil
44.1AppointedHabib Bacha, S.M.S.P. †Archbishop of Beirut and Jbeil {Bairut e Gibail} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
35.7Ordained 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 Saïdā (Sidone) (Maronite), Lebanon
57.0Ordained BishopAntoine JoubeirTitular Archbishop of Apamea in Syria dei MaronitiArchbishop Emeritus of Tripoli del Libano {Tarabulus} (Maronite)
73.0DiedHerman Tillemans, M.S.C. †Archbishop Emeritus of Merauke, Indonesia
63.3AppointedFrancis Werner Hunold, S.A.C. †Apostolic Administrator of Raipur, IndiaApostolic Administrator Emeritus
24.8Ordained PriestPhilip Edward WilsonPriest of Maitland, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus 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 Aug47.4Ordained 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 Suwiyata Henrisoesanta, S.C.I. †Auxiliary Bishop of Tanjungkarang, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
40.2AppointedAndreas Suwiyata Henrisoesanta, S.C.I. †Titular Bishop of UbabaBishop Emeritus of Tanjungkarang, Indonesia
46.1AppointedJoseph 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 Aug50.4Ordained 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 in the United States (Syrian)
18.6ProfessedNatale Paganelli, S.X.Member of Xaverian Missionary FathersApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Makeni, Sierra Leone
46.2Ordained BishopBonifácio Piccinini, S.D.B. †Titular Archbishop of Turres in ByzacenaArchbishop Emeritus of Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil
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