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The Year of Our Lord 1977

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Jul66.3ResignedFrancesco SanmartinoAuxiliary Bishop of Torino {Turin}, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
2 Jul46.8SelectedIgnace Moussa I (Basile) DaoudBishop of Le Caire {Cairo} (Syrian), EgyptCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
75.2RetiredCharles-Marie HimmerBishop of Tournai {Doornik}, BelgiumBishop Emeritus
49.3AppointedJean HuardBishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
55.4Ordained BishopElmar Maria KredelArchbishop of Bamberg, GermanyArchbishop Emeritus
29.9Ordained PriestGabriel Akwasi Abiabo MantePriestBishop of Jasikan, Ghana
3 Jul47.4Ordained BishopUgo Donato BianchiArchbishop of Urbino, ItalyArchbishop of Urbino-Urbania-Sant’Angelo in Vado, Italy
40.1Ordained PriestAnastácio Kahango, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Luanda, Angola
42.9Ordained BishopPaul KaratasArchbishop of Diarbekir (Amida) (Chaldean), Turkey
23.4Ordained PriestHlib (Borys Sviatoslav) Lonchyna, M.S.U.Priest of Ukrainian Studite Monks (Ukrainian)Bishop of Holy Family of London (Ukrainian)
27.2Ordained PriestDonal McKeownPriest of Down and Connor, IrelandBishop of Derry, Ireland
29.2Ordained PriestGeorges M. Saad Abi Younes, O.L.M.Priest of Order of Lebanese Maronite (Maronite)Bishop of Nuestra Señora de los Mártires del Libano en México (Maronite)
4 Jul71.7DiedMihály Endrey-EipelBishop of Vác, Hungary
80.0DiedJohn Michael FearnsAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
23.4ProfessedEduardo Alanis NevaresMember of Missionaries of Our Lady of La SaletteAuxiliary Bishop of Phoenix, Arizona, USA
75.8DiedMichel Olçomendy, M.E.P. †Archbishop Emeritus of Singapore
5 Jul24.5Ordained PriestAlapati Lui MataeligaPriest of Samoa and Tokelau, Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)Archbishop of Samoa-Apia, Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)
6 Jul77.4DiedFrancesco BertoglioAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
24.0Ordained PriestKevin DoranPriest of Dublin, IrelandBishop of Elphin, Ireland
7 Jul84.6DiedUgo CamozzoArchbishop Emeritus of Pisa, Italy
49.5Ordained BishopHilario Chávez Joya, M.N.M. †Titular Bishop of CrepedulaBishop Emeritus of Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, México
43.8AppointedValerian D’SouzaBishop of Poona, IndiaBishop Emeritus
68.1ResignedEmile Durrheimer, S.M.A. †Bishop of Katiola, Côte d’IvoireBishop Emeritus
71.8DiedBenedetto FalcucciBishop Emeritus of Penne e Pescara, Italy
52.7AppointedJoseph Satoshi FukahoriBishop of Takamatsu, JapanBishop Emeritus
45.2AppointedJean-Marie KélétiguiBishop of Katiola, Côte d’IvoireBishop Emeritus
70.5ResignedLeonardo Viera ContrerasBishop of Ciudad Guzmán, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
8 Jul27.5Ordained PriestOscar Gerardo Fernández GuillénPriest of San José de Costa RicaBishop of Puntarenas, Costa Rica
52.1AppointedProtacio Guevarra GungonAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of Antipolo, Philippines
52.1AppointedProtacio Guevarra GungonTitular Bishop of ObbaBishop Emeritus of Antipolo, Philippines
9 Jul61.8AppointedAntonio de Hornedo Correa, S.J. †Bishop of Chachapoyas, PeruBishop Emeritus
10 Jul56.2Ordained BishopPío Bello Ricardo, S.J. †Titular Bishop of Thucca TerebenthinaBishop Emeritus of Los Teques, Venezuela
31.6Ordained PriestJoseph Francis Kweku EssienPriest of Sekondi-Takoradi, GhanaBishop of Wiawso, Ghana
25.1Ordained PriestÁngel Fernández ColladoPriest of Toledo, SpainAuxiliary Bishop
45.8Ordained BishopJacques Louis Marie Joseph FiheyTitular Bishop of RemesianaBishop Emeritus of Coutances (-Avranches), France
23.3Ordained PriestLéon LemmensPriest of Hasselt, BelgiumAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
27.1Ordained PriestThomas Osman, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Barentu (Ethiopian), Eritrea
23.8Ordained PriestCarlos Alberto de Pinho Moreira AzevedoPriest of Porto, PortugalOfficial of the Pontifical Council for Culture
11 Jul57.2AppointedAntônio Afonso de Miranda, S.D.N.Coadjutor Bishop of Campanha, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, Brazil
52.9AppointedJoão Hipólito de MoraisBishop of Lorena, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
63.3DiedCarlos Horacio Ponce de LéonBishop of San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Argentina
12 Jul63.4DiedPierre KimbondoBishop Emeritus of Kisantu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
13 Jul56.8InstalledCándido Genaro RubioloBishop of Villa María, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus of Mendoza, Argentina
34.1Ordained BishopAbraham ViruthakulangaraBishop of Khandwa, IndiaArchbishop of Nagpur, India
16 Jul27.6Ordained PriestQuesnel Alphonse, S.M.M.Priest of Missionaries of the Company of MaryAuxiliary Bishop of Port-au-Prince, Haïti
28.1Ordained PriestDaniel Nicholas DiNardoPriest of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USACardinal, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USA
51.7Ordained BishopFranz Xaver EderTitular Bishop of Villa RegisBishop Emeritus of Passau, Germany
88.0DiedFrancesco RobertiCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Apostolic Signatura
51.5Ordained BishopConstantin Szabó (Sabov, Savov)Administrator of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), Ukraine
17 Jul26.5Ordained PriestGonzalo Galván CastilloPriest of León, Guanajuato, MéxicoBishop of Autlán, Jalisco, México
19 Jul58.1AppointedErnesto Corripio y AhumadaArchbishop of México, Federal DistrictCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
81.6RetiredMiguel Darío Miranda y GómezArchbishop of México, Federal DistrictCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
20 Jul61.7SucceededRonald Gerard Connors, C.SS.R. †Bishop of San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus
47.7SucceededAntônio de Souza, C.S.S.Bishop of Assis, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
65.0ResignedRaimundo Luí, O. Carm. †Bishop of Paracatu, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
75.2RetiredJosé Lázaro Neves, C.M. †Bishop of Assis, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
68.6ResignedTomás Francisco Reilly, C.SS.R. †Bishop of San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus
21 Jul40.9AppointedGermán Garcia Isaza, C.M. †Prefect of Tierradentro, ColombiaBishop of Apartadó, Colombia
54.2Ordained BishopDaniel William Kucera, O.S.B.Titular Bishop of NatchesiumArchbishop Emeritus of Dubuque, Iowa, USA
22 Jul74.5RetiredFrançois-Nestor Adam, C.R.B. †Bishop of Sion {Sitten}, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
46.8ConfirmedIgnace Moussa I (Basile) DaoudBishop of Le Caire {Cairo} (Syrian), EgyptCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
45.1AppointedHenri SchweryBishop of Sion {Sitten}, SwitzerlandCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
24 Jul47.0Ordained BishopJohannes Ludgerus Bonaventure Brenninkmeijer, O.P. †Bishop of Kroonstad, South Africa
25 Jul49.2Ordained BishopOwen Francis SwindlehurstTitular Bishop of CuncacestreAuxiliary Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle, England, Great Britain
26 Jul72.5DiedColeman Francis CarrollArchbishop of Miami, Florida, USA
77.7DiedArturo Duque VillegasArchbishop Emeritus of Manizales, Colombia
59.3SucceededEdward Anthony McCarthyArchbishop of Miami, Florida, USAArchbishop Emeritus
42.4AppointedAntonios NaguibBishop of Minya {Ermopoli Maggiore; Minieh} (Coptic), EgyptCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt
27 Jul50.6AppointedPaolo MagnaniBishop of Lodi, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Treviso, Italy
74.3RetiredMichele PellegrinoArchbishop of Torino {Turin}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
28 Jul25.7Ordained PriestSebastian FrancisPriest of Melaka-Johor, MalaysiaBishop of Penang, Malaysia
30 Jul73.2RetiredAngel Martínez Vivas, O.SS.T. †Bishop of Tsiroanomandidy, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
31 Jul23.5Ordained PriestPaul Richard GallagherPriest of Liverpool, England, Great BritainApostolic Nuncio to Australia
1 Aug75.4RetiredAntonio BagnoliBishop of Fiesole, ItalyBishop Emeritus
63.8AppointedAnastasio Alberto Ballestrero, O.C.D. †Archbishop of Torino {Turin}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
75.5DiedGiacomo CannoneroBishop of Asti, Italy
61.3SucceededVito Nicola CavannaBishop of Asti, Italy
86.4DiedRobert Emmet LuceyArchbishop Emeritus of San Antonio, Texas, USA
46.2AppointedSimone ScatizziBishop of Fiesole, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Pistoia, Italy
2 Aug88.7DiedManuel Gonçalves CerejeiraCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
3 Aug59.3AppointedSalvador Lazo LazoAuxiliary Bishop of Nueva Segovia, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of San Fernando de La Union, Philippines
4 Aug54.2AppointedGeorges Abi-Saber, O.L.M.Bishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite), SyriaBishop Emeritus of Saint-Maron de Montréal (Maronite), Canada
54.2AppointedChucrallah HarbBishop of Jounieh (Maronite), LebanonBishop Emeritus
59.0AppointedAntoine JoubeirArchbishop of Tripoli del Libano {Tarabulus} (Maronite)Archbishop Emeritus
59.0Ordained BishopJohn Joseph PaulTitular Bishop of LambaesisBishop Emeritus of La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA
62.6ResignedJoseph SalaméApostolic Administrator of Laodicea (Maronite), SyriaArchbishop Emeritus of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Maronite), Syria
50.2AppointedGeorges ScandarBishop of Baalbek e Zahlé (Maronite), LebanonBishop Emeritus of Zahleh (Maronite), Lebanon
6 Aug25.6Ordained PriestMichele CastoroPriest of Altamura-Gravina-Acquaviva delle Fonti, ItalyArchbishop of Manfredonia-Vieste-San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
61.1ResignedNicholas D’Antonio Salza, O.F.M. †Prelate of Inmaculada Concepción de la B.V.M. en Olancho, HondurasPrelate Emeritus
62.7DiedErasmo Hinojosa HurtadoArchbishop of Piura, Peru
7 Aug45.5Ordained BishopOlavio López Duque, O.A.R. †Titular Bishop of StrongoliVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Casanare, Colombia
71.0DiedDino StaffaCardinal, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura
8 Aug41.7Ordained BishopLeonardo Zamora Legaspi, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Elephantaris in MauretaniaArchbishop Emeritus of Caceres (Nueva Caceres), Philippines
9 Aug57.3DiedJean Bassoul, B.S. †Archbishop of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
13 Aug90.6DiedNicanor Roberto Aguirre BausBishop Emeritus of Loja, Ecuador
73.6DiedAntoni Baraniak, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Poznań, Poland
32.6Ordained PriestVincent Boi-Nai, S.V.D.Priest of Society of the Divine WordBishop of Yendi, Ghana
51.8Ordained BishopArnaldo Clemente CanaleTitular Bishop of CabarsussiAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
25.9Ordained PriestCarlos María FranziniPriest of San Isidro, ArgentinaArchbishop of Mendoza, Argentina
48.2Ordained BishopJosé Manuel LorenzoTitular Bishop of CatulaBishop of San Miguel, Argentina
50.0AppointedEdoardo RovidaApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Congo, Democratic Republic ofApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Portugal
27.6Ordained PriestDouglas William Young, S.V.D.Priest of Society of the Divine WordArchbishop of Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea
14 Aug73.4DiedAlbert Vincent D’SouzaArchbishop Emeritus of Calcutta, India
28.2Ordained PriestTarcisius Gervazio ZiyayePriestArchbishop of Lilongwe, Malawi
15 Aug66.0AppointedPericle FeliciCardinal, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura
26.6ProfessedJesús Alfonso Guerrero Contreras, O.F.M. Cap.Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Machiques, Venezuela
51.5Ordained BishopEstanislao Esteban KarlicTitular Bishop of CastrumCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Paraná, Argentina
46.1Ordained BishopThomas Cajetan Kelly, O.P. †Titular Bishop of TusurosArchbishop Emeritus of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
28.2Ordained PriestFernando Armindo Lugo Méndez, S.V.D.Priest of Society of the Divine Word
54.3Ordained BishopAntônio Maria MuccioloBishop of Barretos, Sao Paulo, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil
16 Aug77.6DiedBasile Pierre Charles HabraBishop of Le Caire {Cairo} (Syrian), Egypt
17 Aug53.7AppointedLuis Alberto Luna Tobar, O.C.D.Auxiliary Bishop of Quito, EcuadorArchbishop Emeritus of Cuenca, Ecuador
53.7AppointedLuis Alberto Luna Tobar, O.C.D.Titular Bishop of MulliArchbishop Emeritus of Cuenca, Ecuador
45.0Ordained BishopAlfons NossolBishop of Opole, PolandBishop Emeritus
76.7DiedThomas Joseph RileyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
57.1InstalledJohn Joseph SullivanBishop of Kansas City-Saint Joseph, Missouri, USABishop Emeritus
18 Aug53.8AppointedTomás Ó FiaichCardinal, Archbishop of Armagh, Ireland
19 Aug77.6DiedPierre Khuât-Vañ-TaoBishop of Hai Phòng, Viet Nam
20 Aug27.6Ordained PriestXavier Johnsai MunyonganiPriest of Gwelo, ZimbabweBishop of Gweru, Zimbabwe
24.8Ordained PriestWilliam Joseph WrightPriest of Sydney, AustraliaBishop of Maitland-Newcastle, Australia
21 Aug33.6Ordained PriestJuan Luis Cipriani ThornePriest of Opus DeiCardinal, Archbishop of Lima, Peru
28.8Ordained PriestBenjamin NdiayePriestBishop of Kaolack, Senegal
22 Aug91.0DiedBernardo Regno, O.S.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Kandy, Sri Lanka
23 Aug92.0DiedKarl Joseph AlterArchbishop Emeritus of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
26.4Ordained PriestJuan Ignacio Arrieta Ochoa de ChinchetruPriest of Opus DeiSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts
24 Aug52.2Ordained BishopProtacio Guevarra GungonTitular Bishop of ObbaBishop Emeritus of Antipolo, Philippines
43.6AppointedGerhard PieschlAuxiliary Bishop of Limburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
43.6AppointedGerhard PieschlTitular Bishop of MisenumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Limburg, Germany
25 Aug67.3AppointedAugustin FarahArchbishop of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
56.3AppointedMichel Hakim, B.S. †Bishop of Saïda (Melkite Greek), LebanonArchbishop Emeritus of Saint-Sauveur de Montréal (Melkite Greek), Canada
77.0AppointedBasile Khoury, B.S. †Titular Archbishop of Myra dei Greco-MelkitiArchbishop Emeritus of Saïda (Sidone) (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
77.0RetiredBasile Khoury, B.S. †Archbishop of Saïda (Sidone) (Melkite Greek), LebanonArchbishop Emeritus
27 Aug49.0AppointedAntonio AmbrosanioAuxiliary Bishop of Napoli {Naples}, ItalyArchbishop of Spoleto-Norcia, Italy
49.0AppointedAntonio AmbrosanioTitular Bishop of MustiArchbishop of Spoleto-Norcia, Italy
27.8Ordained PriestAntoine Nabil AndariPriestCurial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
76.3DiedJean Gay, C.S.Sp. †Bishop Emeritus of Basse-Terre (et Pointe-à-Pitre), Guadeloupe, Antilles
55.3AppointedAntonio PaganoAuxiliary Bishop of Napoli {Naples}, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Ischia, Italy
55.3AppointedAntonio PaganoTitular Bishop of CissitaBishop Emeritus of Ischia, Italy
60.6AppointedAntonio ZamaArchbishop of Sorrento, ItalyArchbishop of Sorrento-Castellammare di Stabia, Italy
60.6AppointedAntonio ZamaBishop of Castellammare di Stabia, ItalyArchbishop of Sorrento-Castellammare di Stabia, Italy
28 Aug49.3AppointedPaulos Philoxinos AyyamkulangaraBishopAuxiliary Bishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankarese), India
26.6Ordained PriestLawrence Daniel Huculak, O.S.B.M.Priest of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Archbishop of Winnipeg (Ukrainian), Manitoba, Canada
30 Aug46.7AppointedConcordio Maria SarteAuxiliary Bishop of Sorsogon, PhilippinesBishop of Legazpi, Philippines
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