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The Year of Our Lord 1976

Bishop Events

July to August


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Jul75.0RetiredBaltasar Álvarez RestrepoBishop of Pereira, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
46.9SucceededDarío Castrillón HoyosBishop of Pereira, ColombiaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”
74.8RetiredGiuseppe Dell’OmoBishop of Acqui, ItalyBishop Emeritus
57.6DiedJorge Alberto Giraldo Restrepo, C.I.M. †Bishop of Pasto, Colombia
44.7AppointedJoseph Hubert HartAuxiliary Bishop of Cheyenne, Wyoming, USABishop Emeritus
44.7AppointedJoseph Hubert HartTitular Bishop of Thimida RegiaBishop Emeritus of Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
61.4SucceededGiuseppe MoizoBishop of Acqui, Italy
2 Jul66.0DiedHerculanus Joannes Maria van der Burgt, O.F.M. Cap. †Archbishop of Pontianak, Indonesia
3 Jul26.5Ordained PriestJesús Esteban Catalá IbáñezPriest of Valencia, SpainBishop of Málaga, Spain
70.7AppointedHemaiagh Pierre XVII Ghedighian, C.A.M. †Patriarch of Cilicia (Armenian), LebanonPatriarch Emeritus
41.3AppointedOnesimo Cadiz GordoncilloBishop of Tagbilaran, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus of Capiz, Philippines
79.4RetiredManuel Mascariñas y MorgiaBishop of Tagbilaran, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
75.7DiedJames Edward (Jaime Eduardo) McManus, C.SS.R. †Bishop Emeritus of Ponce, Puerto RicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
59.1AppointedJuvenal Porcayo UribeBishop of Tapachula, Chiapas, México
4 Jul49.1Ordained BishopAlfredo Mario Espósito Castro, C.M.F. †Bishop of Zárate-Campana, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
46.1Ordained BishopWilliam Dermott Molloy McDermottTitular Bishop of Thucca in MauretaniaBishop Emeritus of Huancavélica, Peru
27.9Ordained PriestBerhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M.Priest of Congregation of the MissionArchbishop of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian), Ethiopia
5 Jul28.7Ordained PriestPius Mlungisi DlungwanaPriest of Mariannhill, South AfricaBishop
7 Jul44.7AppointedVictor Herman BalkeBishop of Crookston, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus
75.9RetiredLouis Abel CaillouetAuxiliary Bishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
68.6ResignedIgnatius John Doggett, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of MenefessiBishop Emeritus of Aitape, Papua New Guinea
26.7Ordained PriestAntony PappusamyPriestArchbishop of Madurai, India
8 Jul36.0AppointedFerdinand Botsy, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Ambanja, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
43.8AppointedJean-Baptiste Maria CisséBishop of Sikasso, Mali
45.5AppointedFrédéric Etsou-Nzabi-Bamungwabi, C.I.C.M. †Coadjutor Archbishop of Mbandaka-Bikoro, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Cardinal, Archbishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
45.5AppointedFrédéric Etsou-Nzabi-Bamungwabi, C.I.C.M. †Titular Archbishop of MenefessiCardinal, Archbishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
76.4ResignedPaul Yoshiyuki FuruyaBishop of Kyōto, JapanBishop Emeritus
49.4InstalledFrancis Thomas HurleyArchbishop of Anchorage, Alaska, USAArchbishop Emeritus
72.3DiedGaston-Marie JacquierAuxiliary Bishop of Alger, Algeria
47.1AppointedJohannes KappAuxiliary Bishop of Fulda, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
47.1AppointedJohannes KappTitular Bishop of MelziAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Fulda, Germany
95.0DiedJames Michael ListonBishop Emeritus of Auckland, New Zealand
66.2ResignedDidier Pérouse de Montclos, M. Afr. †Bishop of Sikasso, MaliBishop Emeritus
48.8AppointedRaymond Ken’ichi TanakaBishop of Kyōto, JapanBishop Emeritus
10 Jul82.3ResignedAdrianus Djajasepoetra, S.J. †Titular Archbishop of VolsiniumArchbishop Emeritus of Djakarta, Indonesia
23.3Ordained PriestRalph Heskett, C.SS.R.Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Hallam, England, Great Britain
59.7ResignedWinnibald Joseph MenezesAuxiliary Bishop of Bombay, IndiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
11 Jul82.8DiedFrançois CharrièreBishop Emeritus of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg), Switzerland
26.3Ordained PriestFelix GennPriest of Trier, GermanyBishop of Münster, Germany
24.2Ordained PriestEdgardo Sarabia JuanichPriest of Palawan, PhilippinesVicar Apostolic of Taytay, Philippines
27.0Ordained PriestFrancis Xavier Kriengsak KovithavanijPriest of Bangkok, ThailandArchbishop
26.7Ordained PriestJames Anthony TamayoPriest of Corpus Christi, Texas, USABishop of Laredo, Texas, USA
12 Jul49.1Ordained BishopJoseph Banchong AribargBishop of Nakhon Sawan, ThailandBishop Emeritus
69.4DiedEdmondo Quaglia MartínezBishop of Minas, Uruguay
13 Jul32.6Ordained PriestTsegaye Keneni DeraraPriest of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian), EthiopiaVicar Apostolic of Soddo, Ethiopia
47.1AppointedGeorges Edmond Robert GilsonAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Sens (-Auxerre), France
47.1AppointedGeorges Edmond Robert GilsonTitular Bishop of BendaArchbishop Emeritus of Sens (-Auxerre), France
46.2AppointedJean RomaryAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, FranceAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
46.2AppointedJean RomaryTitular Bishop of AcelumAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Paris, France
14 Jul47.0InstalledJames Leonard DoyleBishop of Peterborough, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus
40.7AppointedAlano Maria Pena, O.P.Coadjutor Prelate of Marabá, Para, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
49.8AppointedLuciano StoreroApostolic Pro-Nuncio to IndiaApostolic Nuncio to Ireland
15 Jul52.1AppointedFilippo FranceschiArchbishop of Ferrara, ItalyBishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
52.1AppointedFilippo FranceschiBishop of Comacchio (-Pomposa), ItalyBishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
16 Jul26.9Ordained PriestBernardo Álvarez AfonsoPriest of San Cristóbal de La Laguna o Tenerife, SpainBishop
72.2Ordained BishopVictor León Esteban San Miguel y Erce, O.C.D. †Titular Bishop of RusubbicariVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kuwait
18 Jul54.4Ordained BishopGeorge Avis FulcherTitular Bishop of MorosbisdusBishop of Lafayette in Indiana, USA
26.6Ordained PriestArlindo Gomes FurtadoPriest of Santiago de Cabo VerdeBishop
19 Jul48.8AppointedAmaury CastanhoAuxiliary Bishop of Sorocaba, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Jundiaí, Sao Paulo, Brazil
48.8AppointedAmaury CastanhoTitular Bishop of BaleciumBishop Emeritus of Jundiaí, Sao Paulo, Brazil
48.7AppointedJosé Goncalves HelenoCoadjutor Bishop of Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
50.4AppointedJacó (Jacob) Roberto HilgertBishop of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
36.5AppointedMartinho Lammers, O.F.M.Prelate of Óbidos, Para, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
25.6Ordained PriestAntal SpányiPriest of Esztergom, HungaryBishop of Székesfehérvár (Albareale), Hungary
20 Jul60.7Ordained BishopRonald Gerard Connors, C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of EquizetumBishop Emeritus of San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic
27.3Ordained PriestJosé Francisco Robles OrtegaPriest of Autlán, Jalisco, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
21 Jul80.5RetiredMichael John BrowneBishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh, IrelandBishop Emeritus
49.2AppointedEamon CaseyBishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh, IrelandBishop Emeritus
55.6Ordained BishopEdward Thomas HughesTitular Bishop of SegiaBishop Emeritus of Metuchen, New Jersey, USA
23 Jul72.2DiedBl. Vasil HopkoAuxiliary Bishop of Prešov (Prjašev) (Slovakian), SlovakiaAuxiliary Bishop of Prešov (Prjašev) (Slovakian), Slovakia
80.0DiedHenry Joseph O’BrienArchbishop Emeritus of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
56.3ResignedRené Toussaint, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of Cluain IrairdBishop Emeritus of Idiofa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
24 Jul62.9DiedJulius August DöpfnerCardinal, Archbishop of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
25 Jul47.4Ordained BishopNestor AssogbaBishop of Parakou, BeninArchbishop Emeritus of Cotonou, Benin
31.1Ordained PriestJohn Martin DarkoPriest of Sekondi-Takoradi, GhanaBishop Emeritus
46.6Ordained BishopEugeen LaridonTitular Bishop of ThigesAuxiliary Bishop of Brugge {Bruges}, Belgium
86.5ResignedJean Pierre Leonard, S.J. †Titular Archbishop of IzirzadaArchbishop Emeritus of Madurai, India
26.3Ordained PriestAlfredo Enrique Torres RondónPriest of Mérida, VenezuelaAuxiliary Bishop
26 Jul48.9AppointedJames Clifford TimlinAuxiliary Bishop of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus
48.9AppointedJames Clifford TimlinTitular Bishop of GunugusBishop Emeritus of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
27 Jul73.6ResignedFrederick Hall, M.H.M. †Titular Bishop of Castra NovaBishop Emeritus of Kisumu, Kenya
28 Jul71.9ResignedJoseph-Marie-Eugène Bretault, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of Cellae in MauretaniaBishop Emeritus of Koudougou, Burkina Faso
30 Jul70.4ResignedJosef SchneiderArchbishop of Bamberg, GermanyArchbishop Emeritus
31 Jul54.0Ordained BishopFederico O. Escaler, S.J.Titular Bishop of Girus TarasiiPrelate Emeritus of Ipil, Philippines
1 Aug37.0Ordained PriestAlexis Habiyambere, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusBishop of Nyundo, Rwanda
2 Aug85.6DiedValeriano Ludovico Arroyo Paniego, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Requena, Peru
25.7ProfessedLeonardo Ulrich Steiner, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorAuxiliary Bishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
5 Aug53.0DiedEnrique A. Angelelli CarlettiBishop of La Rioja, Argentina
70.8DiedLuigi OldaniAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
6 Aug75.6ResignedNoël Laurent Boucheix, S.M.A. †Titular Bishop of BahannaBishop Emeritus of Porto Novo, Benin
84.1DiedAndreas RohracherArchbishop Emeritus of Salzburg, Austria
7 Aug48.5AppointedJorge Novak, S.V.D. †Bishop of Quilmes, Argentina
30.7Ordained PriestFulgence Rabeony, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusArchbishop of Toliara, Madagascar
8 Aug28.2Ordained PriestRómulo Emiliani Sánchez, C.M.F.Priest of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MaryAuxiliary Bishop of San Pedro Sula, Honduras
9 Aug79.5ResignedMarcel Daubechies, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of BuffadaBishop Emeritus of Kasama, Zambia
82.1ResignedDominic Senyemon FukahoriTitular Bishop of CrepedulaBishop Emeritus of Fukuoka, Japan
10 Aug62.3ResignedEugéne Cornelius Arthurs, I.C. †Titular Bishop of TepeltaBishop Emeritus of Tanga, Tanzania
59.8AppointedNicolas Eugene WalshAuxiliary Bishop of Seattle, Washington, USABishop Emeritus of Yakima, Washington, USA
59.8AppointedNicolas Eugene WalshTitular Bishop of VolsiniumBishop Emeritus of Yakima, Washington, USA
59.8ResignedNicolas Eugene WalshBishop of Yakima, Washington, USABishop Emeritus
67.2ResignedJoseph Brendan Whelan, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of Tres TabernaeBishop Emeritus of Owerri, Nigeria
11 Aug80.0ResignedPaul Bouque, S.C.I. †Titular Bishop of Abbir GermanicianaBishop Emeritus of Nkongsamba, Cameroon
86.0DiedNicanor Carlos Gavinales ChamorroBishop Emeritus of Portoviejo (Porto Vecchio), Ecuador
12 Aug47.3Ordained BishopMichael Bunluen MansapBishop of Ubon Ratchathani, ThailandBishop Emeritus
58.5DiedJosé de Matos Pereira, C.M.F. †Bishop of Barretos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
47.0AppointedLorenzo Miccheli Filippetti, O.S.A. †Prelate of Chuquibambilla, PeruPrelate Emeritus
47.0AppointedLorenzo Miccheli Filippetti, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Apisa MaiusPrelate Emeritus of Chuquibambilla, Peru
13 Aug71.3ResignedHerman Jan van Elswijk, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of Elephantaris in MauretaniaBishop Emeritus of Morogoro, Tanzania
14 Aug25.2Ordained PriestArmando Larios JiménezPriestBishop Emeritus of Riohacha, Colombia
15 Aug26.2Ordained PriestJorge Pedro Carrión PavlichPriestBishop of Puno, Peru
30.1Ordained PriestJuan Abelardo Mata Guevara, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Esteli, Nicaragua
27.1Ordained PriestJosé NambiPriestBishop of Kwito-Bié, Angola
28.8Ordained PriestJean NtagwararaPriestBishop of Bubanza, Burundi
24.4Ordained PriestReinaldo del Prette LissotPriest of Valencia en VenezuelaArchbishop
28.8Ordained PriestOscar Julio Vian Morales, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop of Santiago de Guatemala, Guatemala
17 Aug75.8RetiredFlorentino Armas Lerena, O.A.R. †Prelate of Chota, PeruPrelate Emeritus
57.9InstalledBartolomé Carrasco BriseñoArchbishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
48.6Ordained BishopJohn Nicholas WurmTitular Bishop of PlestiaBishop of Belleville, Illinois, USA
18 Aug78.4DiedJuan Niccolai, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Tarija, Bolivia
21 Aug26.4Ordained PriestJose Serofia PalmaPriest of Jaro, PhilippinesArchbishop of Cebu, Philippines
64.8DiedRicardo RöschBishop of Concordia, Argentina
24.2Professed (Perpetual Vows)Joseph William Tobin, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerArchbishop of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
59.5AppointedGiuseppe VairoArchbishop (Personal Title) of Acerenza, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Potenza-Muro Lucano-Marsico Nuovo, Italy
22 Aug50.1AppointedKevin McNamaraBishop of Kerry, IrelandArchbishop of Dublin, Ireland
24 Aug49.0AppointedDaniel Anthony HartAuxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USABishop Emeritus of Norwich, Connecticut, USA
49.0AppointedDaniel Anthony HartTitular Bishop of TepeltaBishop Emeritus of Norwich, Connecticut, USA
62.5AppointedWilliam Edward McManusBishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USABishop Emeritus
74.4ResignedLeo Aloysius PursleyBishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USABishop Emeritus
28 Aug44.2Ordained BishopFabio Mamerto Rivas Santos, S.D.B.Bishop of Barahona, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus
26.6Ordained PriestChristopher Alan SaundersPriest of Broome, AustraliaBishop
29 Aug28.6Ordained PriestButi Joseph Tlhagale, O.M.I.Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateArchbishop of Johannesburg, South Africa
30 Aug59.7AppointedWilliam Michael CosgroveBishop of Belleville, Illinois, USABishop Emeritus
75.3RetiredAlbert Rudolph ZurowesteBishop of Belleville, Illinois, USABishop Emeritus
31 Aug86.4RetiredGiuseppe BattagliaBishop of Faenza, ItalyBishop Emeritus
69.4SucceededMarino BergonziniBishop of Faenza, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Faenza-Modigliana, Italy
44.9Ordained BishopJoseph Hubert HartTitular Bishop of Thimida RegiaBishop Emeritus of Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
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