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The Year of Our Lord 1978

Bishop Events

November to December


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Nov66.2ResignedJohn GordonApostolic Pro-Nuncio to NetherlandsApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
3 Nov64.3ResignedLuiz Roberto Gomes de Arruda, T.O.R. †Prelate of Guajará-Mirim, Rondonia, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
4 Nov62.3AppointedYouannès MalakAuxiliary Bishop of Luqsor {Tebe} (Coptic), EgyptAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
62.3AppointedYouannès MalakTitular Bishop of DiocleaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Luqsor {Tebe} (Coptic), Egypt
5 Nov53.0Ordained BishopDidier-Léon MarchandBishop of Valence (-Die-Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux), FranceBishop Emeritus
6 Nov72.1AppointedAlfredo BrunieraVice President of the Pontifical Council “Cor Unum”Vice President Emeritus
51.9AppointedPaul Vincent DudleyBishop of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USABishop Emeritus
45.5Ordained BishopPhillip Francis StralingBishop of San Bernardino, California, USABishop Emeritus of Reno, Nevada, USA
43.7AppointedLawrence Harold WelshBishop of Spokane, Washington, USABishop Emeritus
7 Nov43.9InstalledIreneo A. Amantillo, C.SS.R.Bishop of Tandag, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
42.1AppointedCristiano Jakob KrapfBishop of Jequié, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
46.9AppointedHomero Leite MeiraBishop of Itabuna, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Irecê, Bahia, Brazil
9 Nov68.3DiedUbaldo Teofano Stella, O.C.D. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kuwait
10 Nov61.0AppointedAugustine HarrisBishop of Middlesbrough, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
11 Nov52.3AppointedEmanuele CatarinicchiaBishop of Cefalù, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Mazara del Vallo, Italy
57.6AppointedHippolytus Anthony Kunnunkal, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of Jammu and Kashmir, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Jammu-Srinagar, India
61.6ResignedIoseph (Songolo) MulolwaBishop of Kalemie-Kirungu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
65.3ResignedNicolas Pierre van der Westen, SS.CC. †Bishop of Pangkal-Pinang, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
12 Nov49.5Ordained BishopJacques André Marie JullienBishop of Beauvais (-Noyon-Senlis), FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
15 Nov41.9AppointedEmile Aiti Waro Leru’aCoadjutor Bishop of Doruma-Dungu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Isiro-Niangara, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
53.3AppointedBarthélémy BatantuArchbishop of Brazzaville, CongoArchbishop Emeritus
57.7ResignedAngelo Cuniberti, I.M.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Florencia, ColombiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
75.3RetiredLeo D’MelloBishop of Ajmer and Jaipur, IndiaBishop Emeritus
63.8ResignedPierre-Auguste-Antoine-Marie Guichet, M.S.C. †Bishop of Tarawa, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop Emeritus of Tarawa and Nauru, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)
43.8AppointedBonifatius Haushiku, I.C.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Windhoek, NamibiaArchbishop of Windhoek, Namibia
43.8AppointedBonifatius Haushiku, I.C.P. †Titular Bishop of TroynaArchbishop of Windhoek, Namibia
53.8AppointedMatthew Kia Yen-wenArchbishop of Taipei, TaiwanArchbishop Emeritus
48.8AppointedPeter KurongkuAuxiliary Bishop of Honiara, Solomon IslandsArchbishop of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
48.8AppointedPeter KurongkuTitular Bishop of SinnuaraArchbishop of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
38.9AppointedPaul Eusebius Mea Kaiuea, M.S.C.Bishop of Tarawa, Nauru and Funafuti, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop of Tarawa and Nauru, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)
42.8AppointedIgnatius MenezesBishop of Ajmer and Jaipur, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Ajmer, India
50.3AppointedThomas NkuissiBishop of Nkongsamba, CameroonBishop Emeritus
42.7AppointedJosé Luis Serna Alzate, I.M.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Florencia, ColombiaBishop Emeritus of Líbano-Honda, Colombia
42.7AppointedJosé Luis Serna Alzate, I.M.C. †Titular Bishop of CartennaeBishop Emeritus of Líbano-Honda, Colombia
69.5AppointedDaniel Willem Stuyvenberg, S.M. †Archbishop of Honiara, Solomon IslandsArchbishop Emeritus
56.9AppointedPaul Hisao YasudaArchbishop of Osaka, JapanArchbishop Emeritus
16 Nov56.9SucceededAndré Charles ColliniArchbishop of Toulouse (-Narbonne-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), FranceArchbishop Emeritus
73.3ResignedLouis-Jean-Frédéric GuyotArchbishop of Toulouse (-Narbonne-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
47.7AppointedArmindo Lopes CoelhoAuxiliary Bishop of Porto, PortugalBishop Emeritus
47.7AppointedArmindo Lopes CoelhoTitular Bishop of ElvasBishop Emeritus of Porto, Portugal
17 Nov27.8Ordained PriestRogelio Cabrera LópezPriestArchbishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
18 Nov53.8AppointedMario MigliettaArchbishop of Conza-Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi-Bisaccia, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Ugento-Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy
53.8AppointedMario MigliettaBishop of Nusco, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Ugento-Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy
64.2ResignedGastone Mojaisky-PerrelliArchbishop of Nusco, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
64.2ResignedGastone Mojaisky-PerrelliArchbishop of Conza-Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi-Bisaccia, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Nusco, Italy
19 Nov39.1Ordained BishopArmando Umberto Gianni, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Bouar, Central African Republic
20 Nov63.3AppointedMichael Joseph MurphyCoadjutor Bishop of Erie, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus
21 Nov62.6DiedJoseph Kilasara, C.S.Sp. †Bishop Emeritus of Moshi, Tanzania
85.2RetiredAurelio MarenaBishop of Ruvo e Bitonto, ItalyBishop Emeritus
22 Nov62.6ResignedJoseph Lloyd HoganBishop of Rochester, New York, USABishop Emeritus
24 Nov47.8AppointedDomingo Salvador CastagnaAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus of Corrientes, Argentina
47.8AppointedDomingo Salvador CastagnaTitular Bishop of Germania in NumidiaArchbishop Emeritus of Corrientes, Argentina
54.9AppointedEdward Bede ClancyArchbishop of Canberra (and Goulburn), AustraliaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Sydney, Australia
25 Nov60.9AppointedLuciano AngeloniApostolic Pro-Nuncio to KoreaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Portugal
46.0Ordained BishopAdam DyczkowskiTitular Bishop of AltavaBishop Emeritus of Zielona Góra-Gorzów, Poland
56.9AppointedCarlo FurnoApostolic Nuncio to LebanonCardinal, Grand Master Emeritus of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
30.9Ordained PriestMario Aurelio PoliPriest of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaCardinal, Archbishop
26 Nov51.5Ordained BishopDonato SquicciariniTitular Archbishop of TiburniaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Austria
57.1Ordained BishopFiorino TagliaferriBishop of Cremona, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Viterbo, Italy
27 Nov67.5AppointedAntônio Barbosa, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
64.4ResignedJosé Eugênio CorrêaBishop of Caratinga, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
49.0AppointedRamón Echarren IstúrizBishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, SpainBishop Emeritus
43.5AppointedHélio Gonçalves HelenoBishop of Caratinga, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
40.0AppointedTheodor KettmannAuxiliary Bishop of Osnabrück, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
40.0AppointedTheodor KettmannTitular Bishop of BusirisAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Osnabrück, Germany
79.9DiedJoseph Marie Trinh-nhu-KhuêCardinal, Archbishop of Hà Nôi, Viet Nam
57.6SucceededJoseph-Marie Trinh van-CanCardinal, Archbishop of Hà Nôi, Viet Nam
28 Nov75.2RetiredRichard Henry Ackerman, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Covington, Kentucky, USABishop Emeritus
75.0RetiredJoseph Maria PerniconeAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
30 Nov47.8AppointedBernard Louis Auguste Paul PanafieuArchbishop of Aix (-Arles-Embrun), FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Marseille, France
50.5AppointedManuel Pestana FilhoBishop of Anápolis, Goias, BrazilBishop Emeritus
74.2RetiredCharles-Marie-Joseph-Henri de ProvenchèresArchbishop of Aix (-Arles-Embrun), FranceArchbishop Emeritus
4 Dec42.1AppointedJaime Lucas Ortega y AlaminoBishop of Pinar del Rio, CubaCardinal, Archbishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
67.4ResignedManuel Pedro (Antonio) Rodríguez RozasBishop of Pinar del Rio, CubaBishop Emeritus
5 Dec50.4AppointedMiloslaw-Jan KolodziejczykAuxiliary Bishop of Częstochowa, PolandAuxiliary Bishop of Częstochowa, Poland
50.4AppointedMiloslaw-Jan KolodziejczykTitular Bishop of AvissaAuxiliary Bishop of Częstochowa, Poland
7 Dec66.4AppointedGiovanni Enrico (John Henry) Boccella, T.O.R. †Titular Archbishop of EphesusArchbishop Emeritus of Izmir (Smirne), Turkey
66.4ResignedGiovanni Enrico (John Henry) Boccella, T.O.R. †Archbishop of Izmir (Smirne), TurkeyArchbishop Emeritus
63.3AppointedDomenico Caloyera, O.P. †Archbishop of Izmir (Smirne), TurkeyArchbishop Emeritus
53.4AppointedMarco Patriarch of Venezia {Venice}, ItalyCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus
42.8Ordained BishopJosé Luis Serna Alzate, I.M.C. †Titular Bishop of CartennaeBishop Emeritus of Líbano-Honda, Colombia
8 Dec79.5DiedGuido Luigi Bentivoglio, S.O.C. †Archbishop Emeritus of Catania, Italy
44.4Ordained BishopFrançois Colímon, S.M.M.Coadjutor Bishop of Port-de-Paix, HaïtiBishop Emeritus
26.8Ordained PriestLuis Albeiro Cortés RendónPriest of Pereira, ColombiaBishop of Vélez, Colombia
23.9Ordained PriestGiovanni d’AnielloPriest of Aversa, ItalyApostolic Nuncio to Brazil
24.5Ordained PriestPeter MachadoPriest of Karwar, IndiaBishop of Belgaum, India
24.7Ordained PriestTarcísio Nascentes dos SantosPriest of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilBishop of Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
35.9Ordained BishopOscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of PudentianaCardinal, Archbishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
9 Dec24.5Ordained PriestSérgio Eduardo Castriani, C.S.Sp.Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritArchbishop of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
26.8Ordained PriestMartin Kivuva MusondePriest of Mombasa, KenyaArchbishop
25.4Ordained PriestCalogero Peri, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Caltagirone, Italy
11 Dec49.8AppointedEdmundo M. AbayaBishop of Laoag, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus of Nueva Segovia, Philippines
55.1AppointedSevero Aparicio Quispe, O. de M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Cuzco, PeruAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
55.1AppointedSevero Aparicio Quispe, O. de M. †Titular Bishop of Vegesela in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Cuzco, Peru
55.0AppointedJean Yves Marie SahuquetAuxiliary Bishop of Bayonne (-Lescar e Oloron), FranceBishop Emeritus of Tarbes et Lourdes, France
55.0AppointedJean Yves Marie SahuquetTitular Bishop of UticaBishop Emeritus of Tarbes et Lourdes, France
12 Dec88.1DiedValeriano Guemes Rodriguez, C.M. †Superior Emeritus of Cuttack, India
13 Dec66.8DiedManuel Alfonso de CarvalhoBishop of Angra, Portugal
52.0InstalledPaul Vincent DudleyBishop of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USABishop Emeritus
14 Dec58.6AppointedSamuel Seraphimov Djoundrine, A.A. †Bishop of Nicopoli, BulgariaBishop Emeritus
64.0AppointedBogdan Stefanov DobranovBishop of Sofia e Plovdiv, Bulgaria
75.4RetiredSebastiano FraghíArchbishop of Oristano, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
65.2DiedCharles Borromeo McLaughlinBishop of Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
43.8Ordained BishopLawrence Harold WelshBishop of Spokane, Washington, USABishop Emeritus
15 Dec51.5AppointedMario TagliaferriApostolic Nuncio to PeruApostolic Nuncio to France
16 Dec29.0Ordained PriestIrineu Andreassa, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil
67.9DiedCyprien-Louis-Pierre-Clément TourelBishop Emeritus of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières), France
17 Dec27.1Ordained PriestAntônio Carlos Altieri, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop of Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
34.0Ordained PriestAyo-Maria Atoyebi, O.P.Priest of Order of Friars PreachersBishop of Ilorin, Nigeria
52.4Ordained BishopEmanuele CatarinicchiaBishop of Cefalù, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Mazara del Vallo, Italy
91.8DiedJosef FringsCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
19 Dec76.8DiedPedro Cantero CuadradoArchbishop Emeritus of Zaragoza, Spain
39.6AppointedTheotonius Gomes, C.S.C.Bishop of Dinajpur, BangladeshAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Dhaka, Bangladesh
40.2AppointedRobert Fealey MorneauAuxiliary Bishop of Green Bay, Wisconsin, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
40.2AppointedRobert Fealey MorneauTitular Bishop of Massa LubrenseAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
56.3AppointedPetar PerkolicCoadjutor Archbishop of Bar (Antivari), MontenegroArchbishop Emeritus
41.7AppointedAnthony ThannikotAuxiliary Bishop of Verapoly, India
41.7AppointedAnthony ThannikotTitular Bishop of TigillavaAuxiliary Bishop of Verapoly, India
21 Dec24.1ProfessedJuan Carlos Romanin, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Río Gallegos, Argentina
22 Dec65.6AppointedAntonio del GiudiceApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Iraq
65.6AppointedAntonio del GiudiceApostolic Pro-Nuncio to KuwaitApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Iraq
26.6Ordained PriestSamuel Irenios KattukallilPriest of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankarese), IndiaAuxiliary Bishop
26.6Ordained PriestJoseph Thomas KonnathPriestBishop of Battery (Bathery) (Syro-Malankarese), India
23 Dec29.1Ordained PriestJavier Navarro RodríguezPriest of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop of Zamora, Michoacán, México
30.3Ordained PriestMartin Dada Abejide OlorunmoluPriest of Lokoja, NigeriaBishop
24 Dec31.3Ordained PriestKevin Joseph FarrellPriest of Congregation of the Legionaries of ChristBishop of Dallas, Texas, USA
25 Dec66.3DiedJoseph Michael SchmondiukArchbishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USA
27 Dec31.2Ordained PriestOscar Armando Campos ContrerasPriest of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, MéxicoBishop of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, México
47.0Ordained BishopHomero Leite MeiraBishop of Itabuna, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Irecê, Bahia, Brazil
25.8Ordained PriestMathew Moolakkattu, O.S.B.PriestArchbishop of Kottayam (Syro-Malabarese), India
27.3Ordained PriestLawrence MukkuzhyPriestBishop of Belthangady (Syro-Malabarese), India
28 Dec25.1Ordained PriestNarciso Villaver Abellana, M.S.C.Priest of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusBishop of Romblon, Philippines
48.4Ordained BishopIsaac Youhanon KoottaplakilBishop of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankarese), India
43.3Ordained BishopCyril Baselios Malancharuvil, O.I.C. †Bishop of Battery (Bathery) (Syro-Malankarese), IndiaMajor Archbishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankarese), India
30.1Ordained PriestCarlos Humberto MalfaPriestBishop of Chascomús, Argentina
48.7AppointedSalvador T. ModestoAuxiliary Bishop of Dumaguete, PhilippinesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of San Carlos, Philippines
48.7AppointedSalvador T. ModestoTitular Bishop of MargumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of San Carlos, Philippines
29 Dec47.9Ordained BishopDomingo Salvador CastagnaTitular Bishop of Germania in NumidiaArchbishop Emeritus of Corrientes, Argentina
51.6AppointedFranciszek MacharskiArchbishop of Kraków {Cracow}, PolandCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
30 Dec26.1Ordained PriestEdmond DjitangarPriestBishop of Sarh, Chad
36.9Ordained PriestMatthias N’Gartéri MayadiPriest of Sarh, ChadArchbishop of N’Djaména, Chad
31 Dec50.5Ordained BishopMiloslaw-Jan KolodziejczykTitular Bishop of AvissaAuxiliary Bishop of Częstochowa, Poland
78.4DiedAugustin-Joseph Antoine Sépinski, O.F.M. †Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Uruguay

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