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The Year of Our Lord 1976

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Sep44.9Ordained BishopVictor Herman BalkeBishop of Crookston, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus
74.7RetiredThomas Benjamin Cooray, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Colombo, Sri LankaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
3 Sep65.4DiedRamón Pastor Bogarín ArgañaBishop of San Juan Bautista de las Misiones, Paraguay
4 Sep27.8Ordained PriestJoseph Luc André BouchardPriest of Alexandria-Cornwall, Ontario, CanadaBishop of Trois Rivières, Québec, Canada
5 Sep57.6DiedAnthony Denis Galvin, M.H.M. †Bishop of Miri, Malaysia
6 Sep54.2InstalledFederico O. Escaler, S.J.Prelate of Kidapawan, PhilippinesPrelate Emeritus of Ipil, Philippines
87.6DiedFrancisco Javier Ochoa Ullate, O.A.R. †Bishop Emeritus of Shangqiu [Kweiteh], China
8 Sep50.7AppointedJoão AlvesBishop of Coimbra, PortugalBishop Emeritus
54.7AppointedPaolo Vieri Andreotti, O.P. †Bishop of Lyallpur, PakistanBishop Emeritus of Faisalabad, Pakistan
75.2RetiredFrancesco Benedetto Cialeo, O.P. †Bishop of Lyallpur, PakistanBishop Emeritus
23.6Professed (Perpetual Vows)Diego Gualtiero Rosa, O.S.B.Member of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot of Monte Oliveto Maggiore, Italy
59.3Ordained BishopJuvenal Porcayo UribeBishop of Tapachula, Chiapas, México
25.2ProfessedSimon-Pierre Saint-Hillien, C.S.C.Member of Congregation of Holy CrossBishop of Hinche, Haïti
25.5Solemn ProfessedAlan Williams, S.M.Member of Society of MaryBishop of Brentwood, England, Great Britain
9 Sep70.4DiedMarc Lacroix, O.M.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Churchill-Baie d’Hudson, Manitoba, Canada
61.8DiedJohn Edward Taylor, O.M.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Stockholm, Sweden
10 Sep47.2AppointedJosé Gea EscolanoBishop of Ibiza, SpainBishop Emeritus of Mondoñedo-Ferrol, Spain
45.7AppointedIgnacio Noguer CarmonaBishop of Guadix, SpainBishop Emeritus of Huelva, Spain
72.2ResignedFrancisco Planas MuntanerBishop of Ibiza, SpainBishop Emeritus
11 Sep90.4RetiredGiulio BianconiBishop of Tarquinia e Civitavecchia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
56.8AppointedAntonio MazzaBishop of Tarquinia e Civitavecchia, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Piacenza-Bobbio, Italy
73.6DiedAmbrozij Andrew Senyshyn, O.S.B.M. †Archbishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USA
24.2Ordained PriestOrazio SoricelliPriestArchbishop of Amalfi-Cava de’ Tirreni, Italy
12 Sep47.3Ordained BishopJohannes KappTitular Bishop of MelziAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Fulda, Germany
13 Sep58.3AppointedAnthony Joseph EmeryBishop of Portsmouth, England, Great Britain
14 Sep68.8DiedVicente BernikonBishop of Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
78.6ResignedLéon Théobald Delaere, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of RusibisirBishop Emeritus of Molegbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
15 Sep74.6ResignedAndré Lefèbvre, S.J. †Titular Bishop of Thucca TerebenthinaBishop Emeritus of Kikwit, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
75.6DiedPieter Antoon NiermanBishop Emeritus of Groningen, Netherlands
80.3ResignedNicolas Verhoeven, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of StrongoliBishop Emeritus of Manado, Indonesia
16 Sep BornYosafat Moschych, C.M.S.A.A.Stariy RozdilAuxiliary Bishop of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanislaviv] (Ukrainian), Ukraine
17 Sep58.4AppointedEdward Anthony McCarthyCoadjutor Archbishop of Miami, Florida, USAArchbishop Emeritus
40.1AppointedAntonio María Rouco VarelaAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Compostela, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Madrid, Spain
40.1AppointedAntonio María Rouco VarelaTitular Bishop of GergisCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Madrid, Spain
43.3AppointedJuan María Uriarte GoiricelayaAuxiliary Bishop of Bilbao, SpainBishop Emeritus of San Sebastián, Spain
43.3AppointedJuan María Uriarte GoiricelayaTitular Bishop of MarazanaeBishop Emeritus of San Sebastián, Spain
50.6AppointedAntonio Vilaplana MolinaBishop of Plasencia, SpainBishop Emeritus of León, Spain
18 Sep79.2ResignedWillem Petrus Bartholomaeus Cobben, S.C.I. †Titular Bishop of TamagristaBishop Emeritus of Helsinki, Finland
60.9ResignedGodofredo Pedernal PisigBishop of Borongan, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
24.0Ordained PriestSalvatore PennacchioPriest of Aversa, ItalyApostolic Nuncio to India
29.9Ordained PriestLouis Albert Joseph Roger SankaléPriest of Marseille, FranceBishop Emeritus of Nice, France
19 Sep47.2Ordained BishopLorenzo Miccheli Filippetti, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Apisa MaiusPrelate Emeritus of Chuquibambilla, Peru
48.6Ordained BishopJorge Novak, S.V.D. †Bishop of Quilmes, Argentina
20 Sep68.0ResignedAndré Jacques, C.I.C.M. †Titular Bishop of ManaccenserBishop Emeritus of Boma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
52.0AppointedStanislaw Adam SygnetAuxiliary Bishop of Sandomierz, Poland
52.0AppointedStanislaw Adam SygnetTitular Bishop of SufasarAuxiliary Bishop of Sandomierz, Poland
62.8ResignedLouis Van Steene, M. Afr. †Titular Archbishop of AusuccuraArchbishop Emeritus of Bukavu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
21 Sep49.1Ordained BishopJames Clifford TimlinTitular Bishop of GunugusBishop Emeritus of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
23 Sep72.5ResignedDante Battaglierin, S.X. †Titular Bishop of PloagheBishop Emeritus of Khulna, Bangladesh
49.1Ordained BishopRaymond Ken’ichi TanakaBishop of Kyōto, JapanBishop Emeritus
24 Sep79.0DiedFranciszek JopBishop of Opole, Poland
25 Sep29.7Ordained PriestJean-Anatole Kalala KasebaPriestBishop of Kamina, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
87.1RetiredAlfredo Maria Obviar y ArandaBishop of Lucena, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
56.5SucceededJosé Tomás SánchezBishop of Lucena, PhilippinesCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
82.2DiedPaul Aijirô YamaguchiArchbishop Emeritus of Nagasaki, Japan
26 Sep54.1Ordained BishopAthanasios AbadirTitular Bishop of AppiaBishop of Ismayliah (Coptic), Egypt
49.6Ordained BishopAthanase Bala, C.S.Sp.Titular Bishop of GegiBishop Emeritus of Bafia, Cameroon
50.7Ordained BishopJacó (Jacob) Roberto HilgertBishop of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
42.6Ordained BishopPaulo Mandlate, S.S.S.Bishop of Tete, MozambiqueBishop Emeritus
26.2Ordained PriestFidèle Nsielele Zi MputuPriestBishop of Kisantu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
27 Sep45.5AppointedSergio SebastianiTitular Archbishop of Caesarea in MauretaniaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See
45.5AppointedSergio SebastianiApostolic Pro-Nuncio to MadagascarCardinal, President Emeritus of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See
45.5AppointedSergio SebastianiApostolic Pro-Nuncio to MauritiusCardinal, President Emeritus of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See
64.7ResignedLouis-Bertrand Tirilly, SS.CC. †Titular Bishop of BuduaBishop Emeritus of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)
30 Sep70.8AppointedJuan Hervás y BenetTitular Bishop of AlindaPrelate Emeritus of Ciudad Real, Spain
70.8ResignedJuan Hervás y BenetPrelate of Ciudad Real, SpainPrelate Emeritus
49.5AppointedRafael Torija de la FuentePrelate of Ciudad Real, SpainBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Real, Spain
49.5AppointedRafael Torija de la FuenteTitular Bishop of DoraBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Real, Spain
2 Oct49.3AppointedGuy Gérard DeroubaixCoadjutor Bishop of Saint-Denis, FranceBishop
66.4ResignedFrançois-Louis-Marie KervèadouBishop of Saint-Brieuc (-Tréguier), FranceBishop Emeritus
54.3AppointedPierre Jean Marie KervennicBishop of Saint-Brieuc (-Tréguier), France
74.6DiedFrançois-Xavier Trân Thanh KhanAuxiliary Bishop of Saigon, Viet Nam
3 Oct36.3Ordained BishopFerdinand Botsy, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Ambanja, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
4 Oct23.3Professed (Perpetual Vows)Calogero Peri, O.F.M. Cap.Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Caltagirone, Italy
5 Oct25.3Ordained PriestFidel León Cadavid MarinPriest of Medellín, ColombiaBishop of Sonsón-Rionegro, Colombia
66.5DiedBruno DesrochersBishop Emeritus of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Québec, Canada
6 Oct72.4DiedVincent Billington, M.H.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Kampala, Uganda
7 Oct49.1Ordained BishopAmaury CastanhoTitular Bishop of BaleciumBishop Emeritus of Jundiaí, Sao Paulo, Brazil
25.0Ordained PriestSigifredo Noriega BarcelóPriest of Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, MéxicoBishop of Zacatecas, México
52.2AppointedGiuseppe (Josip) UhacApostolic Pro-Nuncio to CamerounSecretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
52.2AppointedGiuseppe (Josip) UhacApostolic Delegate to Equatorial GuineaSecretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
8 Oct61.8AppointedJosip ŽabkarApostolic Pro-Nuncio to IcelandApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Finland
9 Oct50.0Ordained BishopJacques Louis Léon DelaporteTitular Bishop of DianaArchbishop of Cambrai, France
47.4Ordained BishopGeorges Edmond Robert GilsonTitular Bishop of BendaArchbishop Emeritus of Sens (-Auxerre), France
10 Oct77.5ResignedLorenzo Bianchi, P.I.M.E. †Titular Bishop of SorresBishop Emeritus of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
71.4DiedCyril Conrad CowderoyArchbishop of Southwark, England, Great Britain
37.7Ordained BishopBernardo Filipe Governo, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Quelimane, MozambiqueBishop Emeritus
24.6Ordained PriestThomas LöhrPriest of Limburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop
11 Oct72.6ResignedMiguel Angel Arce VivasArchbishop of Popayán, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
46.3AppointedSamuel Silverio Buitrago Trujillo, C.M. †Archbishop of Popayán, Colombia
46.0AppointedMichele GiordanoArchbishop (Personal Title) of Matera e Irsina, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
51.0AppointedEduardo Poveda RodriguezBishop of Zamora, SpainBishop Emeritus
43.3Ordained BishopJuan María Uriarte GoiricelayaTitular Bishop of MarazanaeBishop Emeritus of San Sebastián, Spain
12 Oct47.6AppointedJorge Adolfo Carlos Livieres BanksAuxiliary Bishop of Asunción, ParaguayBishop Emeritus of Encarnación, Paraguay
47.6AppointedJorge Adolfo Carlos Livieres BanksTitular Bishop of UtimmiraBishop Emeritus of Encarnación, Paraguay
62.5ResignedJan van Cauwelaert, C.I.C.M.Titular Bishop of UcculaBishop Emeritus of Inongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
13 Oct50.5AppointedFranz Josef KuhnleAuxiliary Bishop of Rottenburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, Germany
50.5AppointedFranz Josef KuhnleTitular Bishop of SorresAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, Germany
74.2ResignedGeorges-Louis Mercier, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of Furnos MinorBishop Emeritus of Laghouat, Algeria
88.5ResignedHugh Edward RyanTitular Bishop of NigizubiBishop Emeritus of Townsville, Australia
15 Oct44.9AppointedPatrick DoughertyAuxiliary Bishop of Canberra (and Goulburn), AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Bathurst, Australia
44.9AppointedPatrick DoughertyTitular Bishop of LeteBishop Emeritus of Bathurst, Australia
16 Oct29.0Ordained PriestSaúl Figueroa AlbornozPriest of Caracas, Santiago de VenezuelaBishop of Puerto Cabello, Venezuela
66.1AppointedMarion Francis ForstAuxiliary Bishop of Kansas City in Kansas, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
66.1AppointedMarion Francis ForstTitular Bishop of ScalaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Kansas City in Kansas, USA
66.1ResignedMarion Francis ForstBishop of Dodge City, Kansas, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Kansas City in Kansas, USA
45.5AppointedEugene John GerberBishop of Dodge City, Kansas, USABishop Emeritus of Wichita, Kansas, USA
42.7AppointedRaymundo Joseph PeñaAuxiliary Bishop of San Antonio, Texas, USABishop Emeritus of Brownsville, Texas, USA
42.7AppointedRaymundo Joseph PeñaTitular Bishop of TrisipaBishop Emeritus of Brownsville, Texas, USA
17 Oct28.6Ordained PriestDarío de Jesús Monsalve MejíaPriestArchbishop of Cali, Colombia
45.8Ordained BishopIgnacio Noguer CarmonaBishop of Guadix, SpainBishop Emeritus of Huelva, Spain
18 Oct49.2Ordained BishopDaniel Anthony HartTitular Bishop of TepeltaBishop Emeritus of Norwich, Connecticut, USA
49.0Ordained BishopJosé Goncalves HelenoCoadjutor Bishop of Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
85.0DiedGiacomo LercaroCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bologna, Italy
19 Oct62.7InstalledWilliam Edward McManusBishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USABishop Emeritus
20 Oct25.0Ordained PriestJacinto BergmannPriest of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilArchbishop of Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
66.4ResignedJean-Marie-Gaëtan Ogez, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of ThuccaboraBishop Emeritus of Mbarara, Uganda
21 Oct23.1Ordained PriestFrancisco Montecillo PadillaPriest of Cebu, PhilippinesApostolic Nuncio to Tanzania
DiedJean RomaryAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Paris, France
22 Oct41.1AppointedFelipe Fernández GarcíaBishop of Ávila, SpainBishop Emeritus of San Cristóbal de La Laguna o Tenerife, Spain
23 Oct25.0Ordained PriestRafael Cob GarcíaPriest of Burgos, SpainVicar Apostolic of Puyo, Ecuador
24 Oct49.0Ordained BishopJúlio Duarte LangaBishop of Xai-Xai, MozambiqueBishop Emeritus
52.1Ordained BishopStanislaw Adam SygnetTitular Bishop of SufasarAuxiliary Bishop of Sandomierz, Poland
25 Oct54.5AppointedArmando FrancoBishop of Melfi e Rapolla, ItalyBishop of Oria, Italy
54.5AppointedArmando FrancoBishop of Venosa, ItalyBishop of Oria, Italy
59.8AppointedGiuseppe VairoBishop of Tricarico, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Potenza-Muro Lucano-Marsico Nuovo, Italy
27 Oct72.4ResignedJean-Jerôme Adam, C.S.Sp. †Titular Archbishop of BrixellumArchbishop Emeritus of Libreville, Gabon
58.9AppointedAntônio Pedro MisiaraBishop of Bragança Paulista, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
28 Oct64.4ResignedFrancis Carroll, S.M.A. †Vicar Apostolic of Monrovia, LiberiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
59.9InstalledWilliam Michael CosgroveBishop of Belleville, Illinois, USABishop Emeritus
40.7AppointedMichael Kpakala FrancisVicar Apostolic of Monrovia, LiberiaArchbishop Emeritus of Monrovia, Liberia
40.7AppointedMichael Kpakala FrancisTitular Bishop of AusuccuraArchbishop Emeritus of Monrovia, Liberia
50.0AppointedEdward Russell GainesAuxiliary Bishop of Auckland, New ZealandBishop of Hamilton in New Zealand
50.0AppointedEdward Russell GainesTitular Bishop of Domnach SechnaillBishop of Hamilton in New Zealand
65.6ResignedRaymond-Marie-Joseph de La Moureyre, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Mouila, GabonBishop Emeritus
58.7AppointedCyriaque Siméon ObambaBishop of Mouila, GabonBishop Emeritus
48.8AppointedCharles-Remy Rakotonirina, S.J. †Bishop of Farafangana, Madagascar
58.9AppointedOwen Noel SneddenBishop of New Zealand, MilitaryAuxiliary Bishop of Wellington, New Zealand
45.9AppointedAbraham Aruliah SomavarapaBishop of Cuddapah, IndiaBishop Emeritus
29 Oct64.6AppointedCostantino Trapani, O.F.M. †Coadjutor Bishop of Mazara del Vallo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
30 Oct28.4Ordained PriestFelix Anthony MachadoPriest of Bombay, IndiaBishop of Vasai, India
45.6Ordained BishopSergio SebastianiTitular Archbishop of Caesarea in MauretaniaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See
31 Oct40.2Ordained BishopAntonio María Rouco VarelaTitular Bishop of GergisCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Madrid, Spain
50.7Ordained BishopAntonio Vilaplana MolinaBishop of Plasencia, SpainBishop Emeritus of León, Spain
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