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The Year of Our Lord 1983

Bishop Events

November to December


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Nov73.2Ordained BishopAlfons Maria Stickler, S.D.B. †Titular Archbishop of VolsiniumCardinal, Archivist Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archives
3 Nov47.1AppointedGonzalo Ramiro del Castillo Crespo, O.C.D.Auxiliary Bishop of La Paz, BoliviaBishop Emeritus of Bolivia, Military
47.1AppointedGonzalo Ramiro del Castillo Crespo, O.C.D.Titular Bishop of ThemisoniumBishop Emeritus of Bolivia, Military
48.4AppointedLuis Morgan CaseyAuxiliary Bishop of La Paz, BoliviaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Pando, Bolivia
48.4AppointedLuis Morgan CaseyTitular Bishop of MibiarcaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Pando, Bolivia
5 Nov27.6Ordained PriestJoseph Charles BamberaPriest of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USABishop
28.3Ordained PriestSimone GiustiPriest of Pisa, ItalyBishop of Livorno, Italy
6 Nov50.9Ordained BishopErnest Mesmin Lucien CaboTitular Bishop of BocconiaBishop Emeritus of Basse-Terre (et Pointe-à-Pitre), Guadeloupe, Antilles
7 Nov50.5AppointedElmer Osmar Ramón MianiAuxiliary Bishop of Córdoba, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Catamarca, Argentina
50.5AppointedElmer Osmar Ramón MianiTitular Bishop of CaeciriBishop Emeritus of Catamarca, Argentina
79.4DiedUmberto MozzoniCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
8 Nov53.6AppointedAdam Joseph MaidaBishop of Green Bay, Wisconsin, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Detroit, Michigan, USA
56.8AppointedAdolfo Antonio Suárez RiveraArchbishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
51.1InstalledJoseph Keith SymonsBishop of Pensacola-Tallahassee, Florida, USABishop Emeritus of Palm Beach, Florida, USA
75.6RetiredJosé de Jesús Tirado PedrazaArchbishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
10 Nov52.4AppointedRichard Charles Patrick HanifenBishop of Colorado Springs, Colorado, USABishop Emeritus
52.7AppointedWilliam Henry KeelerBishop of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
11 Nov62.4ResignedArnold Ralph Cotey, S.D.S. †Bishop of Nachingwea, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
61.0AppointedCecil DeSaArchbishop of Agra, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
73.1ResignedRobert Louis Hodapp, S.J. †Bishop of Belize, BelizeBishop Emeritus
56.8AppointedPaul Kim Tchang-ryeolBishop of Cheju, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
52.9AppointedOsmond Peter MartinBishop of Belize, BelizeBishop Emeritus of Belize City-Belmopan, Belize, Antilles
51.8AppointedNicolas OkiohBishop of Natitingou, BeninBishop Emeritus
39.3AppointedPolycarp PengoBishop of Nachingwea, TanzaniaCardinal, Archbishop of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
58.5ResignedPatient Honoré Pierre Yvon Redois, S.M.A. †Bishop of Natitingou, BeninBishop Emeritus
59.6AppointedMatthew ShijaBishop of Kahama, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
13 Nov54.3Ordained BishopJosef HomeyerBishop of Hildesheim, GermanyBishop Emeritus
14 Nov79.9DiedWilliam Aloysius O’ConnorBishop Emeritus of Springfield in Illinois, USA
17 Nov54.0AppointedJohn BrewerCoadjutor Bishop of Lancaster, England, Great BritainBishop
43.4AppointedMichael SmithAuxiliary Bishop of Meath, IrelandBishop
43.4AppointedMichael SmithTitular Bishop of LegesBishop of Meath, Ireland
18 Nov27.8Ordained PriestEduardo Horacio GarcíaPriest of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop
26.3Ordained PriestAlfred Kipkoech Arap RotichPriest of Nakuru, KenyaBishop of Kenya, Military
19 Nov27.2Ordained PriestStephen BrislinPriest of Kroonstad, South AfricaArchbishop of Cape Town {Kaapstad}, South Africa
39.4AppointedRobert James CarlsonAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAArchbishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
39.4AppointedRobert James CarlsonTitular Bishop of AvioccalaArchbishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
54.7AppointedLuigi ContiApostolic Pro-Nuncio to IraqApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Malta
54.7AppointedLuigi ContiApostolic Pro-Nuncio to KuwaitApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Malta
53.3AppointedThadeu Gomes CanellasAuxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Osório, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
53.3AppointedThadeu Gomes CanellasTitular Bishop of Iunca in ByzacenaBishop Emeritus of Osório, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
20 Nov52.2InstalledLúcio Ignácio BaumgaertnerBishop of Toledo, Parana, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Cascavel, Parana, Brazil
49.3Ordained BishopAmbrose Battista De PaoliTitular Archbishop of LaresApostolic Nuncio to Australia
22 Nov63.7AppointedIvo GugicBishop of Kotor (Cattaro), MontenegroBishop Emeritus
61.5AppointedAngelo Kim Nam-suBishop of Korea, MilitaryBishop Emeritus of Suwon, Korea (South)
53.2AppointedDaniel Leo RyanBishop of Springfield in Illinois, USABishop Emeritus
23 Nov64.4AppointedGérard DionneBishop of Edmundston, New Brunswick, CanadaBishop Emeritus
55.4Ordained BishopJames HanniganBishop of Menevia, Wales, Great BritainBishop of Wrexham, Wales, Great Britain
78.7DiedPierre Louis Leclerc, M. Afr. †Bishop Emeritus of Ségou, Mali
48.0ResignedEtienne Nguyên Nhu ThêCoadjutor Archbishop of Huê, Viet NamArchbishop Emeritus
88.3DiedAndré-Maurice ParentyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Arras (-Boulogne-Saint-Omer), France
78.8RetiredBernardino Maria Dino Piccinelli, O.S.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Ancona e Numana, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
25 Nov91.7DiedJames Patrick O’CollinsBishop Emeritus of Ballarat, Australia
26 Nov75.9RetiredFrancisco Xavier Gillmore StockBishop of Chile, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
63.6ResignedJohn Willem Nicolaysen Gran, O.C.S.O. †Bishop of Oslo, NorwayBishop Emeritus
54.5AppointedJosé Manuel LorenzoBishop of San Miguel, Argentina
60.6AppointedJosé Joaquín Matte VarasBishop of Chile, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
60.6AppointedJosé Joaquín Matte VarasTitular Bishop of AlbaBishop Emeritus of Chile, Military
64.9AppointedFortunato Antonio RossiArchbishop of Corrientes, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
45.2SucceededGerhard Schwenzer, SS.CC.Bishop of Oslo, NorwayBishop Emeritus
28 Nov78.7DiedAdelmo Cavalcante MachadoArchbishop Emeritus of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
29 Nov58.1Ordained BishopAngelo Thomas Acerra, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of LeteAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, Military
54.0AppointedStéphane KatchouArchbishop (Personal Title) of Zaku (Chaldean), IraqBishop
73.5ResignedHanna Paulus MarcusBishop of Zaku (Chaldean), IraqBishop Emeritus
49.3AppointedYousif ThomasArchbishop of Bassorah {Basra} (Chaldean), Iraq
30 Nov59.9SucceededRené Fernández ApazaArchbishop of Sucre, BoliviaArchbishop Emeritus of Cochabamba, Bolivia
83.7RetiredJosé Clemente Maurer, C.SS.R. †Archbishop of Sucre, BoliviaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
40.3AppointedThomas MeramArchbishop of Urmyā {Rezayeh} (Chaldean), Iran
40.3AppointedThomas MeramBishop of Salmas {Shahpour} (Chaldean), IranArchbishop of Urmyā {Rezayeh} (Chaldean), Iran
48.2AppointedStefan MoskwaAuxiliary Bishop of Przemyśl, PolandAuxiliary Bishop of Przemyśl, Poland
48.2AppointedStefan MoskwaTitular Bishop of Giru MonsAuxiliary Bishop of Przemyśl, Poland
1 Dec78.0DiedFrancisco Javier Nuño y GuerreroBishop Emeritus of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, México
58.3AppointedPróspero Penados del BarrioArchbishop of GuatemalaArchbishop Emeritus
2 Dec24.5Ordained PriestSergio Alfredo FenoyPriest of Rosario, ArgentinaBishop of San Miguel, Argentina
3 Dec49.0AppointedEugenio BininiBishop of Sovana-Pitigliano-Orbetello, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Massa Carrara-Pontremoli, Italy
28.1Ordained PriestMisael Vacca RamirezPriest of Tunja, ColombiaBishop of Yopal, Colombia
52.0SucceededAdrianus Johannes SimonisArchbishop of Utrecht, NetherlandsCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
32.7Ordained DeaconJustin Saw Min ThideDeacon of Yangon, MyanmarBishop of Hpa-an, Myanmar
74.2ResignedJohannes Gerardus Maria WillebrandsArchbishop of Utrecht, NetherlandsCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
5 Dec52.4AppointedLuiz ColussiBishop of Caçador, Santa Catarina, Brazil
59.0AppointedGerardo de Andrade PonteBishop of Patos, Paraiba, BrazilBishop Emeritus
62.7AppointedEdmund Joseph Fernando, O.M.I. †Bishop of Badulla, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
65.9AppointedBasil (Wasyl) Filevich (Felivich)Bishop of Saskatoon (Ukrainian), CanadaBishop Emeritus
44.5AppointedMathai Kochuparampil, S.D.B. †Bishop of Diphu, India
42.7AppointedErnest Kombo, S.J. †Bishop of Nkayi, CongoBishop of Owando, Congo
50.7AppointedGerard Francis Loft, S.M. †Bishop of Auki, Solomon IslandsBishop Emeritus
46.1AppointedRobert Mikhail MoskalBishop of Saint Josaphat in Parma (Ukrainian), USABishop Emeritus
65.3InstalledJohn Joseph PaulBishop of La Crosse, Wisconsin, USABishop Emeritus
51.7Ordained BishopAlexander James QuinnTitular Bishop of SociaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Cleveland, Ohio, USA
6 Dec52.4AppointedEdward Joseph O’DonnellAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USABishop Emeritus of Lafayette, Louisiana, USA
52.4AppointedEdward Joseph O’DonnellTitular Bishop of BritoniaBishop Emeritus of Lafayette, Louisiana, USA
43.6AppointedJames Terry Steib, S.V.D.Auxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USABishop of Memphis, Tennessee, USA
43.6AppointedJames Terry Steib, S.V.D.Titular Bishop of FallabaBishop of Memphis, Tennessee, USA
7 Dec75.6ResignedDelfim Ribeiro GuedesBishop of São João del Rei, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
8 Dec38.1AppointedAnthony Sablan Apuron, O.F.M. Cap.Auxiliary Bishop of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania)Archbishop of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania)
38.1AppointedAnthony Sablan Apuron, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of Muzuca in ByzacenaArchbishop of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania)
27.6Ordained PriestMarcelo Alejandro Cuenca RevueltaPriest of Córdoba, ArgentinaBishop of Alto Valle del Río Negro, Argentina
26.5Ordained PriestSamuel Jofré GiraudoPriest of Córdoba, ArgentinaBishop of Villa María, Argentina
58.8DiedPaul Francis RedingBishop of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
9 Dec29.5Ordained PriestJulius MarandiPriestBishop of Dumka, India
25.6Ordained PriestRaymond PoissonPriest of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Québec, CanadaAuxiliary Bishop of Saint-Jérôme, Québec, Canada
10 Dec28.0Ordained PriestLuiz Fernando Lisboa, C.P.Priest of Congregation of the PassionBishop of Pemba, Mozambique
11 Dec56.5Ordained BishopHubert Louis Marie Félix MichonArchbishop of Rabat, MoroccoArchbishop Emeritus
12 Dec60.5InstalledAnthony Joseph BevilacquaBishop of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
42.6AppointedPablo Jaime Galimberti di VietriBishop of San José de Mayo, UruguayBishop of Salto, Uruguay
47.8AppointedAlejandro Jiménez LafebleBishop of Valdivia, ChileBishop Emeritus
50.6Ordained BishopElmer Osmar Ramón MianiTitular Bishop of CaeciriBishop Emeritus of Catamarca, Argentina
13 Dec36.0Ordained BishopWilton Daniel GregoryTitular Bishop of OlivaArchbishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
64.7Ordained BishopTimothy Joseph LyneTitular Bishop of VamallaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Chicago, Illinois, USA
43.2Ordained BishopPlácido Rodríguez, C.M.F.Titular Bishop of FuerteventuraBishop of Lubbock, Texas, USA
72.8DiedWincenty UrbanAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
46.8Ordained BishopJohn George VlaznyTitular Bishop of StagnumArchbishop Emeritus of Portland in Oregon, USA
14 Dec52.5InstalledWilliam Joseph FoleyArchbishop of Perth, Australia
28.5Ordained PriestArnold OrowaePriest of Wabag, Papua New GuineaBishop
16 Dec29.9Ordained PriestPeter Kihara Kariuki, I.M.C.Priest of Consolata MissionariesBishop of Marsabit, Kenya
52.8AppointedPaulo Lopes de FariaBishop of Itabuna, Bahia, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
61.9DiedEnrico ManfrediniArchbishop of Bologna, Italy
60.2AppointedAntônio Carlos MesquitaBishop of São João del Rei, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
70.0DiedEnrique Pechuán MarínBishop of Cruz del Eje, Argentina
17 Dec45.8AppointedPaolo RomeoTitular Archbishop of VulturiaCardinal, Archbishop of Palermo, Italy
45.8AppointedPaolo RomeoApostolic Nuncio to HaitiCardinal, Archbishop of Palermo, Italy
36.5Ordained PriestFernando Antônio Saburido, O.S.B.Priest of Order of Saint BenedictArchbishop of Olinda e Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
27.0Ordained PriestJosé Domingo Ulloa Mendieta, O.S.A.Priest of Chitré, PanamaArchbishop of Panamá
18 Dec26.7Ordained PriestSebastian AdayanthrathPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabarese), India
53.4Ordained BishopDenys Raboula Antoine BeylouniTitular Bishop of Mardin dei SiriCurial Bishop Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
24.9Ordained PriestKuriakose BharanikulangaraPriestBishop of Faridabad (Syro-Malabarese), India
27.9Ordained PriestMarcelo Arturo González AmadorPriest of Cienfuegos-Santa Clara, CubaBishop of Santa Clara, Cuba
61.6AppointedAntonio PaganoBishop of Ischia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
20 Dec53.3AppointedGirolamo GrilloBishop of Tarquinia e Civitavecchia, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Civitavecchia-Tarquinia, Italy
60.6AppointedDaniel William Kucera, O.S.B.Archbishop of Dubuque, Iowa, USAArchbishop Emeritus
55.6AppointedJan Pieter Schotte, C.I.C.M. †Titular Bishop of SilliCardinal, President of the Labour Office of the Apostolic See
55.6AppointedJan Pieter Schotte, C.I.C.M. †Vice President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and PeaceCardinal, President of the Labour Office of the Apostolic See
48.6AppointedManuel Camilo Vial Risopatrón, P. SchönstattBishop of San Felipe, ChileBishop Emeritus of Temuco, Chile
21 Dec55.2AppointedFrancisco Barroso FilhoBishop of Oliveira, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
22 Dec75.6RetiredEnrico Romolo Compagnone, O.C.D. †Bishop of Terracina-Latina, Priverno e Sezze, ItalyBishop Emeritus
61.2AppointedDomenico PecileBishop of Terracina-Latina, Priverno e Sezze, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Latina-Terracina-Sezze-Priverno, Italy
23 Dec75.3RetiredBernardo Arango Henao, S.J. †Bishop of Barrancabermeja, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
45.8AppointedRodrigo Orlando Cabrera CuéllarBishop of Santiago de María, El Salvador
25.7Ordained PriestVictor Hugo Palma PaúlPriest of GuatemalaBishop of Escuintla, Guatemala
45.4AppointedJuan Francisco Sarasti Jaramillo, C.I.M.Bishop of Barrancabermeja, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus of Cali, Colombia
28 Dec76.0RetiredHeinrich Maria JanssenBishop of Hildesheim, GermanyBishop Emeritus
31.5Ordained PriestSérgio KrzywyPriest of Assis, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop of Araçatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
29 Dec43.3AppointedItamar Navildo Vian, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Barra (do Rio Grande), Bahia, BrazilArchbishop of Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil
30 Dec60.7Ordained BishopJosé Joaquín Matte VarasTitular Bishop of AlbaBishop Emeritus of Chile, Military
31 Dec69.2RetiredJustinus DarmojuwonoBishop of Indonesia, MilitaryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Semarang, Indonesia
70.2ResignedCarlo MartiniArchbishop of L’Aquila, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
60.6SucceededMario PeressinArchbishop of L’Aquila, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus

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