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The Year of Our Lord 1976

Bishop Events

November to December


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
4 Nov36.7IncardinatedDenis James MaddenPriest of Baltimore, Maryland, USAAuxiliary Bishop
5 Nov76.6DiedLeo Ferdinand DworschakBishop Emeritus of Fargo, North Dakota, USA
6 Nov48.7AppointedAlfons DemmingAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
48.7AppointedAlfons DemmingTitular Bishop of GordusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Münster, Germany
65.1AppointedWilhelm WösteAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
65.1AppointedWilhelm WösteTitular Bishop of ThignicaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Münster, Germany
7 Nov45.9Ordained BishopFrédéric Etsou-Nzabi-Bamungwabi, C.I.C.M. †Titular Archbishop of MenefessiCardinal, Archbishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
50.4Ordained BishopKevin McNamaraBishop of Kerry, IrelandArchbishop of Dublin, Ireland
8 Nov56.2AppointedJosé Cerviño CerviñoBishop of Tui-Vigo, SpainBishop Emeritus
9 Nov75.9RetiredDavid Frederick CunninghamBishop of Syracuse, New York, USABishop Emeritus
50.0AppointedPaul Vincent DudleyAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
50.0AppointedPaul Vincent DudleyTitular Bishop of UrsonaBishop Emeritus of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
64.2AppointedFrancis James HarrisonBishop of Syracuse, New York, USABishop Emeritus
39.4AppointedJohn Francis KinneyAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, USA
39.4AppointedJohn Francis KinneyTitular Bishop of CaprulaeBishop Emeritus of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, USA
10 Nov48.7AppointedGiulio EinaudiTitular Archbishop of Villamagna in TripolitanaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Croatia
48.7AppointedGiulio EinaudiApostolic Pro-Nuncio to PakistanApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Croatia
72.9ResignedJosé Lafayette Ferreira ÁlvaresBishop of Bragança Paulista, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
80.5RetiredLuís António Palha Teixeira, O.P. †Prelate of Marabá, Para, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
41.1SucceededAlano Maria Pena, O.P.Prelate of Marabá, Para, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
13 Nov66.5AppointedCarlo FantonTitular Bishop of AcelumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Vicenza, Italy
27.0Ordained PriestJuan Alberto PuiggariPriest of Paraná, ArgentinaArchbishop
14 Nov48.0Ordained BishopJoseph Phan Thé HinhTitular Bishop of MadesBishop of Hung Hoá, Viet Nam
15 Nov87.2ResignedJacques Grent, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of BetagbararBishop Emeritus of Amboina, Indonesia
17 Nov84.1RetiredAntonio María (Alfredo) Barbieri, O.F.M. Cap. †Archbishop of Montevideo, UruguayCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
66.7SucceededCarlos Parteli KellerArchbishop of Montevideo, UruguayArchbishop Emeritus
79.2DiedJohannes (Adriaan Petrus) Van Engelen, O. Cist. †Abbot Emeritus of Order of Cistercians
18 Nov56.4AppointedCharles Amarin BrandAuxiliary Bishop of Strasbourg, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Strasbourg, France
19 Nov27.1Ordained PriestAlfredo Horacio ZeccaPriest of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaArchbishop of Tucumán, Argentina
21 Nov49.4Ordained BishopGuy Gérard DeroubaixCoadjutor Bishop of Saint-Denis, FranceBishop
51.2Ordained BishopEduardo Poveda RodriguezBishop of Zamora, SpainBishop Emeritus
26.0Ordained PriestVíctor René Rodríguez GómezPriest of Texcoco, México, MéxicoBishop of Valle de Chalco, México, México
22 Nov51.8AppointedBernardino Rivera Alvarez, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Potosí, BoliviaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
51.8AppointedBernardino Rivera Alvarez, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of MutugennaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Potosí, Bolivia
23 Nov53.3Ordained BishopThomas Victor DolinayTitular Bishop of ThyatiraArchbishop of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania, USA
24 Nov51.6SucceededMiguel Fenelon Câmara FilhoArchbishop of Maceió, Alagoas, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Teresina, Piaui, Brazil
71.7ResignedAdelmo Cavalcante MachadoArchbishop of Maceió, Alagoas, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
25 Nov47.8Ordained BishopJorge Adolfo Carlos Livieres BanksTitular Bishop of UtimmiraBishop Emeritus of Encarnación, Paraguay
53.3DiedEvelio Ramos DíazAuxiliary Bishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
26 Nov29.4Ordained PriestJohn Eijiro SuwaPriest of Osaka, JapanBishop of Takamatsu, Japan
27 Nov31.1Ordained PriestJoseph Aind, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Dibrugarh, India
50.6Ordained BishopFranz Josef KuhnleTitular Bishop of SorresAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, Germany
28 Nov41.2Ordained BishopFelipe Fernández GarcíaBishop of Ávila, SpainBishop Emeritus of San Cristóbal de La Laguna o Tenerife, Spain
54.5Ordained BishopPierre Jean Marie KervennicBishop of Saint-Brieuc (-Tréguier), France
25.7Ordained PriestHansjörg VogelPriest of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
29 Nov96.7DiedJosé da Costa NuñesCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Goa e Damão, India
91.5RetiredMichele GonziArchbishop of MaltaArchbishop Emeritus
48.0AppointedJoseph MerciecaArchbishop of MaltaArchbishop Emeritus
1 Dec60.3ResignedWilliam Zephyrine GomesBishop of Poona, IndiaBishop Emeritus
2 Dec51.1AppointedAntónio José RafaelAuxiliary Bishop of Bragança e Miranda, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Bragança-Miranda, Portugal
51.1AppointedAntónio José RafaelTitular Bishop of BuduaBishop Emeritus of Bragança-Miranda, Portugal
3 Dec47.3AppointedWalter Michael Ebejer, O.P.Bishop of União da Vitória, Parana, BrazilBishop Emeritus
40.0SucceededJaime Pedro GonçalvesBishop of Beira, MozambiqueArchbishop Emeritus of Beira, Mozambique
55.3ResignedErnesto Gonçalves da Costa, O.F.M. †Bishop of Beira, MozambiqueBishop Emeritus of Faro {Algarve}, Portugal
55.9DiedPio Yukwan DengBishop of Malakal, South Sudan
4 Dec90.8DiedThomas Joseph ToolenBishop Emeritus of Mobile, Alabama, USA
5 Dec31.7Ordained PriestJoseph Djida, O.M.I.Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop of Ngaoundéré, Cameroon
71.6DiedAdolph Gregory Schmitt, C.M.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
6 Dec51.0AppointedLélis Lara, C.SS.R.Auxiliary Bishop of Itabira, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Itabira-Fabriciano, Minas Gerais, Brazil
51.0AppointedLélis Lara, C.SS.R.Titular Bishop of Cellae in MauretaniaBishop Emeritus of Itabira-Fabriciano, Minas Gerais, Brazil
28.9Ordained PriestMichael MaraiPriest of Wewak, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus of Goroka, Papua New Guinea
7 Dec55.0ConfirmedCarmelo Domênico Recchia, O. Cist.Abbot of Claraval, Minas Gerais, BrazilAbbot Emeritus
27.2Ordained PriestOdilo Pedro SchererPriest of Toledo, Parana, BrazilCardinal, Archbishop of São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
68.7AppointedJosé de Jesús Tirado PedrazaArchbishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
8 Dec26.7Ordained PriestPatricio Abella Buzon, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Kabankalan, Philippines
24.7Ordained PriestRichard Daniel Alarcón UrrutiaPriestBishop of Tarma, Peru
45.0Ordained BishopPatrick DoughertyTitular Bishop of LeteBishop Emeritus of Bathurst, Australia
50.1Ordained BishopEdward Russell GainesTitular Bishop of Domnach SechnaillBishop of Hamilton in New Zealand
23.3Solemn ProfessedJosé Rodríguez Carballo, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorSecretary of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
9 Dec45.5AppointedHubert BucherBishop of Bethlehem, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
52.5AppointedColin Cameron Davies, M.H.M.Bishop of Ngong, KenyaBishop Emeritus
45.2AppointedIsak DoeraBishop of Sintang, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
64.9ResignedJohn James Howe, S.S.C.M.E. †Bishop of Myitkyina, MyanmarBishop Emeritus
57.4AppointedWenceslas KalibushiBishop of Nyundo, RwandaBishop Emeritus
39.0AppointedJohn MulagadaBishop of Eluru, India
76.9AppointedJoseph Nguyên-Thiên-KhuyênCoadjutor Bishop of Phát Diêm, Viet Nam
48.2AppointedSilas Silvius NjiruBishop of Meru, KenyaBishop Emeritus
57.4AppointedSeverinah Abdon Potani, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Solwezi, Zambia
39.3AppointedPhilip SulumetiBishop of Kisumu, KenyaBishop of Kakamega, Kenya
AppointedLeo White, O.F.M. Cap.Prefect of Garissa, KenyaPrefect Emeritus
38.7AppointedPaul Zingtung GrawngBishop of Myitkyina, MyanmarArchbishop Emeritus of Mandalay, Myanmar
57.6AppointedMarcos Zuluaga Arteche, C.M.F. †Auxiliary Bishop of Darién, PanamaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
57.6AppointedMarcos Zuluaga Arteche, C.M.F. †Titular Bishop of IzirzadaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Darién, Panama
10 Dec59.0Ordained BishopAntônio Pedro MisiaraBishop of Bragança Paulista, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
66.6AppointedOpilio RossiPresident of the Pontifical Council for the LaityCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses
66.6AppointedOpilio RossiPresident of the Pontifical Council for the FamilyCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses
11 Dec51.5AppointedFernando Ariztía RuizBishop of Copiapó, ChileBishop Emeritus
49.9AppointedCarlos Marcio Camus LarenasBishop of Linares, ChileBishop Emeritus
77.3RetiredAugusto Osvaldo Salinas Fuenzalida, SS.CC. †Bishop of Linares, ChileBishop Emeritus
12 Dec72.7DiedJames Hagan, C.S.Sp. †Bishop Emeritus of Makurdi, Nigeria
26.5Ordained PriestGabriel Charles Palmer-BucklePriest of Accra, GhanaArchbishop
13 Dec42.8Ordained BishopRaymundo Joseph PeñaTitular Bishop of TrisipaBishop Emeritus of Brownsville, Texas, USA
14 Dec45.6Ordained BishopEugene John GerberBishop of Dodge City, Kansas, USABishop Emeritus of Wichita, Kansas, USA
15 Dec51.3AppointedAndrea Cordero Lanza di MontezemoloSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Justice and PeaceCardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
54.6AppointedBernardin GantinPro-President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and PeaceCardinal, Dean Emeritus of the College of Cardinals
71.9ResignedMaurice RoyPresident of the Pontifical Council for the LaityCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Québec, Canada
71.9ResignedMaurice RoyPresident of the Pontifical Council for Justice and PeaceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Québec, Canada
71.9ResignedMaurice RoyPresident of the Pontifical Council for the FamilyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Québec, Canada
17 Dec68.4ResignedEmilio BiancheriBishop of Rimini, ItalyBishop Emeritus
27.1Ordained PriestPaul Tschang In-NamPriest of Cheongju {Ch’ongju}, Korea (South)Apostolic Nuncio to Thailand
18 Dec27.6Ordained PriestSebastião Assis de Figueiredo, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Guiratinga, Mato Grosso, Brazil
26.2Ordained PriestGil Antônio MoreiraPriest of Divinópolis, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop of Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil
19 Dec40.9Ordained BishopMichael Kpakala FrancisTitular Bishop of AusuccuraArchbishop Emeritus of Monrovia, Liberia
24.3Ordained PriestMatthew Hassan KukahPriest of Kaduna, NigeriaBishop of Sokoto, Nigeria
22.8Professed (Perpetual Vows)Hlib (Borys Sviatoslav) Lonchyna, M.S.U.Member of Ukrainian Studite Monks (Ukrainian)Bishop of Holy Family of London (Ukrainian)
27.6Ordained PriestJuan Matogo Oyana, C.M.F.Priest of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MaryBishop of Bata, Equatorial Guinea
20 Dec51.4AppointedFrancisco Alvarez MartínezBishop of Calahorra y La Calzada-Logroño, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Toledo, Spain
55.0AppointedIgnazio CannavòPrelate of Santa Lucia del Mela, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
68.8ResignedAbilio del Campo y de la BárcenaBishop of Calahorra y La Calzada-Logroño, SpainBishop Emeritus
54.2AppointedSalvatore Di SalvoBishop of Nicosia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
91.6DiedRichard Oliver GerowBishop Emeritus of Natchez-Jackson, Mississippi, USA
46.1AppointedManuel Duran MorenoAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USABishop Emeritus of Tucson, Arizona, USA
46.1AppointedManuel Duran MorenoTitular Bishop of TamagristaBishop Emeritus of Tucson, Arizona, USA
56.1AppointedPatrick Laurence MurphyAuxiliary Bishop of Sydney, AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Broken Bay, Australia
56.1AppointedPatrick Laurence MurphyTitular Bishop of Aquae in NumidiaBishop Emeritus of Broken Bay, Australia
47.0AppointedVictorio Oliver DomingoBishop of Tarazona, SpainBishop Emeritus of Orihuela-Alicante, Spain
51.7AppointedThaddeus Anthony ShubsdaAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USABishop of Monterey in California, USA
51.7AppointedThaddeus Anthony ShubsdaTitular Bishop of TraguriumBishop of Monterey in California, USA
21 Dec68.7DiedGabriel Champagne, M. Afr. †Bishop Emeritus of Tamale, Ghana
91.7DiedPaul-Laurent-Jean-Louis Mazé, SS.CC. †Archbishop Emeritus of Papeete, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)
26 Dec28.1Ordained PriestJuan de Dios Hernández Ruiz, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusAuxiliary Bishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
28 Dec40.0AppointedAlcides Jorge Pedro CasarettoBishop of Rafaela, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of San Isidro, Argentina
29 Dec73.7ResignedCarlos Maria Jurgens Byrne, C.SS.R. †Archbishop of Trujillo, PeruArchbishop Emeritus
53.6AppointedManuel Prado Perez-Rosas, S.J. †Archbishop of Trujillo, PeruArchbishop Emeritus
75.8DiedJoseph ZimmermannAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Augsburg, Germany
30 Dec45.5AppointedThomas FlynnBishop of Achonry, IrelandBishop Emeritus
31 Dec20.1ProfessedJoão Alves dos Santos, O.F.M. Cap.Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Paranaguá, Parana, Brazil
55.9AppointedFrancis-Roland Lambert, S.M. †Bishop of Port-Vila, Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop Emeritus

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