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The Year of Our Lord 1978

Bishop Events

September to October


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Sep26.8Ordained PriestFrancisco Ozoria AcostaPriestBishop of San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
22.9ProfessedRobert Francis Prevost, O.S.A.Member of Order of St. AugustineApostolic Administrator of Chiclayo, Peru
28.7Ordained PriestAndrés Stanovnik, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinArchbishop of Corrientes, Argentina
3 Sep28.1Ordained PriestAlain HarelPriest of Port-Louis, MauritiusVicar Apostolic of Rodrigues, Mauritius
65.8InstalledAlbino LucianiPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
21.7ProfessedDonato Ogliari, O.S.B.Member of Consolata MissionariesAbbot of Montecassino, Italy
54.0Ordained BishopCarlos Milcíades Villalba AquinoBishop of San Juan Bautista de las Misiones, ParaguayBishop Emeritus
4 Sep56.3AppointedBernardin GantinPresident of the Pontifical Council “Cor Unum”Cardinal, Dean Emeritus of the College of Cardinals
53.2AppointedEustathe Joseph MounayerArchbishop of Damas (Syrian), SyriaArchbishop Emeritus
57.7AppointedClément Georges SchelhothTitular Archbishop of Hierapolis in Syria dei SiriArchbishop Emeritus of Damas (Syrian), Syria
57.7ResignedClément Georges SchelhothArchbishop of Damas (Syrian), SyriaArchbishop Emeritus
72.8ResignedJean-Marie VillotPresident of the Pontifical Council “Cor Unum”Cardinal, Secretary of State
6 Sep43.7AppointedIreneo A. Amantillo, C.SS.R.Bishop of Tandag, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
8 Sep59.9AppointedGiovanni CheliTitular Archbishop of Santa GiustaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
59.9AppointedGiovanni CheliOfficial to United NationsCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
61.1DiedJames Jerome KilleenAuxiliary Bishop of Military, USA
52.8AppointedDidier-Léon MarchandBishop of Valence (-Die-Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux), FranceBishop Emeritus
10 Sep44.8InstalledGeraldo Majella AgneloBishop of Toledo, Parana, BrazilCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
44.1Ordained BishopJames PazhayattilBishop of Irinjalakuda (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaBishop Emeritus
11 Sep77.8DiedValerian GraciasCardinal, Archbishop of Bombay, India
67.6DiedManuel de Jesus PereiraBishop of Bragança e Miranda, Portugal
58.5SucceededSimon Ignatius PimentaArchbishop of Bombay, IndiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
12 Sep42.2AppointedJoseph DaoBishop of Kayes, MaliBishop Emeritus
64.1DiedJózef DrzazgaBishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
BornPedro Ramiro López, I.V.E.San Rafael, ArgentinaSuperior of Tadjikistan
13 Sep74.2DiedGeorge Andrew Beck, A.A. †Archbishop Emeritus of Liverpool, England, Great Britain
16 Sep59.9Ordained BishopGiovanni CheliTitular Archbishop of Santa GiustaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
17 Sep45.9Ordained BishopDaniel Camille Victor Marie LabilleTitular Bishop of FataBishop Emeritus of Créteil, France
51.9Ordained BishopErnesto TogniBishop of Lugano, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
18 Sep67.9AppointedRémy Augustin, S.M.M. †Bishop of Port-de-Paix, HaïtiBishop Emeritus
44.1AppointedFrançois Colímon, S.M.M.Coadjutor Bishop of Port-de-Paix, HaïtiBishop Emeritus
64.2ResignedAlfredo PoledriniApostolic Pro-Nuncio to LesothoApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
64.2ResignedAlfredo PoledriniApostolic Delegate to South AfricaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Lesotho
19 Sep45.8AppointedAdam DyczkowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, PolandBishop Emeritus of Zielona Góra-Gorzów, Poland
45.8AppointedAdam DyczkowskiTitular Bishop of AltavaBishop Emeritus of Zielona Góra-Gorzów, Poland
20 Sep83.3DiedKarl Braunstorfer, O. Cist. †Abbot Emeritus of Order of Cistercians
75.3RetiredStéphane-Émile-Alfred DesmazièresBishop of Beauvais (-Noyon-Senlis), FranceBishop Emeritus
49.3AppointedJacques André Marie JullienBishop of Beauvais (-Noyon-Senlis), FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
62.0DiedEmmanuel Marcel Mbikanye, O.P. †Bishop of Bondo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
21 Sep47.2Ordained BishopJuan de Dios Caballero ReyesBishop of Huejutla, Hidalgo, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Durango, México
48.3Ordained BishopLawrence Sabatini, C.S.Titular Bishop of NasaiBishop Emeritus of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
58.7AppointedJerzy StrobaArchbishop of Poznań, PolandArchbishop Emeritus
22 Sep63.3DiedJoseph Arthur CostelloAuxiliary Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, USA
23 Sep55.6AppointedJavier Azagra LabianoBishop of Cartagena (en España)Bishop Emeritus
25 Sep46.5AppointedAugusto César Alves Ferreira da Silva, C.M.Bishop of Portalegre-Castelo Branco, PortugalBishop Emeritus
69.2ResignedAntonio Añoveros AtaúnBishop of Bilbao, SpainBishop Emeritus
67.6ResignedAgostinho Joaquim Lopes de Moura, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Portalegre-Castelo Branco, PortugalBishop Emeritus
45.1AppointedAlphonse U Than AungArchbishop of Mandalay, MyanmarArchbishop Emeritus
28 Sep65.9DiedAlbino LucianiPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
29 Sep19.8ProfessedClaudio Dalla Zuanna, S.C.I.Member of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartArchbishop of Beira, Mozambique
30 Sep51.2InstalledHoracio Alberto BózzoliBishop of San Miguel, ArgentinaArchbishop of Tucumán, Argentina
43.6Ordained BishopNicolás Antonio Castellanos Franco, O.S.A.Bishop of Palencia, SpainBishop Emeritus
54.9Ordained BishopMichel Joseph KuehnBishop of Chartres, FranceBishop Emeritus
1 Oct89.0DiedAlfredo Maria Obviar y ArandaBishop Emeritus of Lucena, Philippines
7 Oct27.8Ordained PriestSolomon Amanchukwu AmatuPriest of Awka, NigeriaBishop of Okigwe, Nigeria
23.6Ordained PriestGiuseppe SciaccaPriest of Acireale, ItalyOfficial of the Apostolic Signatura
38.9Ordained BishopTelesphore Placidus ToppoBishop of Dumka, IndiaCardinal, Archbishop of Ranchi, India
8 Oct24.6Ordained PriestJoel Zamudio BaylonPriest of Legazpi, PhilippinesBishop
10 Oct24.6Ordained PriestKarlheinz DiezPriest of Fulda, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop
70.8DiedAloysius Moses U Ba KhimArchbishop of Mandalay, Myanmar
24.2Ordained PriestGerhard Maria WagnerPriest of Linz, AustriaFormer Auxiliary Bishop-Elect
13 Oct28.7Solemn ProfessedIrynej Bilyk, O.S.B.M.Member of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Bishop Emeritus of Buchach {Bučač} (Ukrainian), Ukraine
14 Oct28.7Ordained PriestIrynej Bilyk, O.S.B.M.Priest of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Bishop Emeritus of Buchach {Bučač} (Ukrainian), Ukraine
25.8Ordained PriestJosé Antonio Fernández HurtadoPriest of Tula, Hidalgo, MéxicoArchbishop of Durango, México
77.1DiedBoleslaw FilipiakCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Giovanni Bosco in via Tuscolana
25.9Ordained PriestSteven John RaicaPriest of Lansing, Michigan, USABishop of Gaylord, Michigan, USA
16 Oct58.4ElectedSt. Karol Józef WojtyłaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
18 Oct81.3DiedGerminiano EsortoArchbishop Emeritus of Bahía Blanca, Argentina
22 Oct58.4InstalledSt. Karol Józef WojtyłaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
23 Oct26.8Ordained PriestJohn MoolachiraPriest of Tezpur, IndiaArchbishop of Guwahati, India
24 Oct53.4AppointedLuigi DossenaApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Cape VerdeApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Slovakia
53.4AppointedLuigi DossenaApostolic Pro-Nuncio to NigerApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Slovakia
53.4AppointedLuigi DossenaApostolic Pro-Nuncio to SénégalApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Slovakia
53.4AppointedLuigi DossenaApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Burkina FasoApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Slovakia
53.4AppointedLuigi DossenaApostolic Delegate to MaliApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Slovakia
53.4AppointedLuigi DossenaApostolic Delegate to Guinea-BissauApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Slovakia
53.4AppointedLuigi DossenaApostolic Delegate to MauritaniaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Slovakia
25 Oct46.6Ordained BishopRaymond Rodly Caesar, S.V.D. †Coadjutor Bishop of Goroka, Papua New GuineaBishop
89.2DiedFederico Melendro y Gutiérrez, S.J. †Archbishop of Anqing [Anking, Huai-ning], China
28 Oct65.4ConfirmedSebastiano BaggioPrefect of the Congregation for BishopsCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State
48.3AppointedIsaac Youhanon KoottaplakilBishop of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankarese), India
43.1AppointedCyril Baselios Malancharuvil, O.I.C. †Bishop of Battery (Bathery) (Syro-Malankarese), IndiaMajor Archbishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankarese), India
35.8AppointedOscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga, S.D.B.Auxiliary Bishop of Tegucigalpa, HondurasCardinal, Archbishop
35.8AppointedOscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of PudentianaCardinal, Archbishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
57.0AppointedFiorino TagliaferriBishop of Cremona, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Viterbo, Italy
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