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The Year of Our Lord 1987

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Mar50.4Ordained BishopLucas Kerketta, S.V.D.Bishop of Sambalpur, IndiaBishop Emeritus
52.4Ordained BishopJacques Yandé SarrBishop of Thiès, Senegal
2 Mar48.9Ordained BishopDaniel Mark Buechlein, O.S.B.Bishop of Memphis, Tennessee, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
3 Mar76.1RetiredJózsef BánkBishop of Vác, HungaryBishop Emeritus
47.9AppointedLászló DankóApostolic Administrator of Kalocsa, HungaryArchbishop of Kalocsa-Kecskemét, Hungary
47.9AppointedLászló DankóTitular Bishop of MidilaArchbishop of Kalocsa-Kecskemét, Hungary
50.7AppointedKurt KrennAuxiliary Bishop of Wien {Vienna}, AustriaBishop Emeritus of Sankt Pölten, Austria
50.7AppointedKurt KrennTitular Bishop of AulonBishop Emeritus of Sankt Pölten, Austria
70.9AppointedIzidor István MarosiBishop of Vác, HungaryBishop Emeritus
59.8AppointedLászló Paskai, O.F.M.Archbishop of Esztergom, HungaryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
70.9DiedGyörgy PókaAuxiliary Bishop of Szombathely, Hungary
6 Mar75.5RetiredGellért BelonAuxiliary Bishop of Pécs, HungaryAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
50.8ResignedFrançois Jacques BussiniBishop of Amiens, FranceBishop Emeritus
63.9DiedLaszlo Anthony Iranyi, Sch. P. †Titular Bishop of Castellum Medianum
7 Mar64.9ResignedJosé Eduardo Alvarez Ramírez, C.M. †Bishop of El Salvador, MilitaryBishop Emeritus of San Miguel, El Salvador
75.1RetiredGeorge Elmer Bernarding, S.V.D. †Archbishop of Mount Hagen, Papua New GuineaArchbishop Emeritus
58.5Ordained BishopJosé Carlos de Lima Vaz, S.J. †Titular Bishop of AusuccuraBishop Emeritus of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
76.2RetiredPaul EtogaBishop of Mbalmayo, CameroonBishop Emeritus
78.3RetiredAdolf Fürstenberg, M. Afr. †Bishop of Mbala, ZambiaBishop Emeritus
58.4SucceededMichael Meier, S.V.D.Archbishop of Mount Hagen, Papua New GuineaArchbishop Emeritus
39.8AppointedTelesphore George MpunduBishop of Mbala, ZambiaArchbishop of Lusaka, Zambia
47.6SucceededAdalbert NdzanaBishop of Mbalmayo, Cameroon
45.2AppointedMatthias N’Gartéri MayadiBishop of Sarh, ChadArchbishop of N’Djaména, Chad
49.2AppointedRoberto Joaquín Ramos UmañaBishop of El Salvador, Military
49.2AppointedRoberto Joaquín Ramos UmañaTitular Bishop of SebargaBishop of El Salvador, Military
59.5AppointedEdoardo RovidaApostolic Nuncio to LiechtensteinApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Portugal
69.5ResignedHenri Véniat, S.J. †Bishop of Sarh, ChadBishop Emeritus
9 Mar71.0DiedRubén Isaza RestrepoArchbishop Emeritus of Cartagena, Colombia
10 Mar50.5AppointedAntonio BianchinTitular Bishop of Vannida
11 Mar52.3AppointedStanislaw KędzioraAuxiliary Bishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Warszawa-Praga, Poland
52.3AppointedStanislaw KędzioraTitular Bishop of TucciAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Warszawa-Praga, Poland
12 Mar51.6AppointedJoseph Victor AdamecBishop of Altoona-Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus
42.9Ordained BishopThumma BalaBishop of Warangal, IndiaArchbishop of Hyderabad, India
89.0DiedDominique Marie Lê-Huu-CungBishop of Bùi Chu, Viet Nam
52.9AppointedOlívio Teodoro Obalhe, O.F.M. †Coadjutor Prelate of Cristalândia, Goias, BrazilPrelate
75.6RetiredMariano José Parra LeónBishop of Cumaná, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
54.2AppointedAlfredo José Rodríguez FigueroaBishop of Cumaná, VenezuelaArchbishop of Cumaná, Venezuela
75.3SucceededJoseph-Marie Vû Duy NhâtBishop of Bùi Chu, Viet Nam
53.9AppointedEurico dos Santos VelosoAuxiliary Bishop of Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
53.9AppointedEurico dos Santos VelosoTitular Bishop of SeliaArchbishop Emeritus of Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil
13 Mar49.9AppointedJan De BieAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, BelgiumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
49.9AppointedJan De BieTitular Bishop of UppennaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
14 Mar75.4RetiredLuigi BoccadoroBishop of Viterbo, Acquapendente, Bagnoregio, Montefiascone, Tuscania e San Martino al Monte Cimino, ItalyBishop Emeritus
65.4AppointedFiorino TagliaferriBishop of Viterbo, Acquapendente, Bagnoregio, Montefiascone, Tuscania e San Martino al Monte Cimino, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Viterbo, Italy
15 Mar61.0InstalledAntonio Vilaplana MolinaBishop of León, SpainBishop Emeritus
16 Mar42.5Ordained BishopLeopoldo Sumaylo TumulakTitular Bishop of LesviBishop of Philippines, Military
17 Mar50.5Ordained BishopJohn Magee, S.P.S.Bishop of Cloyne, IrelandBishop Emeritus
48.4Ordained BishopLeonardo Yuzon MedrosoBishop of Borongan, PhilippinesBishop of Tagbilaran, Philippines
18 Mar75.1RetiredAlfons Karl KempfAuxiliary Bishop of Würzburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
19 Mar55.7Ordained BishopColin CampbellBishop of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, CanadaBishop Emeritus
24.5Ordained PriestAdolfo Miguel Castaño FonsecaPriest of Toluca, México, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
47.5Ordained BishopTito Solari Capellari, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of Aquae Novae in NumidiaArchbishop of Cochabamba, Bolivia
21 Mar52.4Ordained BishopJacques Berthelet, C.S.V.Titular Bishop of LamsortiBishop Emeritus of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Québec, Canada
26.5Ordained PriestGustavo Bombin Espino, O.SS.T.Priest of Order of the Most Holy TrinityBishop of Tsiroanomandidy, Madagascar
79.2DiedFrank Henry GretemanBishop Emeritus of Sioux City, Iowa, USA
25 Mar60.1Ordained BishopRaffaele CastielliBishop of Lucera-Troia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
42.1Ordained BishopJulio María Elías Montoya, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of CumaeVicar Apostolic of El Beni o Beni, Bolivia
49.9Ordained BishopHéctor Luis Gutiérrez PabónTitular Bishop of SegiaBishop of Engativá, Colombia
52.3Ordained BishopStanislaw KędzioraTitular Bishop of TucciAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Warszawa-Praga, Poland
52.8AppointedJosé Lizares EstradaAuxiliary Bishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
26 Mar53.2DiedRaphaël Lubaki NgangaBishop of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
71.5AppointedVasile Louis PuscasBishop of Saint George’s in Canton (Romanian), USABishop Emeritus
53.3AppointedGeorge Riashi, B.C. †Bishop of Saint Michael’s of Sydney (Melkite Greek), AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus of Tripoli del Libano {Tarabulus} (Melkite Greek)
27 Mar85.9DiedLuis Chávez y GonzálezArchbishop Emeritus of San Salvador, El Salvador
28 Mar73.6DiedIván PálosAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom, Hungary
85.9DiedAlbert Rudolph ZurowesteBishop Emeritus of Belleville, Illinois, USA
29 Mar47.5Ordained BishopCamilo Diaz GregorioTitular Bishop of GirusPrelate of Batanes, Philippines
152.2BeatifiedBl. Marcelo Spínola y MaestreCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
30 Mar50.1AppointedPeter Joseph ConnorsAuxiliary Bishop of Melbourne, AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Ballarat, Australia
50.1AppointedPeter Joseph ConnorsTitular Bishop of TemunianaBishop Emeritus of Ballarat, Australia
61.4AppointedJosé María Izuzquiza Herranz, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Jaén en Peru o San Francisco JavierVicar Apostolic Emeritus
61.4AppointedJosé María Izuzquiza Herranz, S.J. †Titular Bishop of CubdaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Jaén en Peru o San Francisco Javier
53.5AppointedJohn Lee Hiong Fun-Yit YawBishop of Kota Kinabalu, MalaysiaArchbishop Emeritus of Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
57.4AppointedJohn Basil MeekingBishop of Christchurch, New ZealandBishop Emeritus
44.1AppointedHilarius Moa Nurak, S.V.D.Bishop of Pangkal-Pinang, Indonesia
57.1AppointedSalvador T. ModestoAuxiliary Bishop of San Carlos, PhilippinesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
55.0AppointedJulio Ojeda Pascual, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of San Ramón, PeruVicar Apostolic Emeritus
55.0AppointedJulio Ojeda Pascual, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of FissianaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of San Ramón, Peru
45.8AppointedGeorge PellAuxiliary Bishop of Melbourne, AustraliaCardinal, Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy
45.8AppointedGeorge PellTitular Bishop of ScalaCardinal, Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy
31 Mar49.7InstalledJohn Thomas SteinbockBishop of Santa Rosa in California, USABishop of Fresno, California, USA
1 Apr56.9Ordained BishopWilliam Edwin FranklinTitular Bishop of SuristaBishop Emeritus of Davenport, Iowa, USA
81.7DiedAntonio Oña de EchaveBishop Emeritus of Lugo, Spain
43.1Ordained PriestJean Marie Vu TâtPriest of Hung Hoá, Viet NamBishop
2 Apr59.7AppointedAnthony Gerard BoscoBishop of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus
60.0InstalledWilliam Henry BullockBishop of Des Moines, Iowa, USABishop Emeritus of Madison, Wisconsin, USA
4 Apr57.0AppointedVictor Hugo Martínez ContrerasBishop of Quetzaltenango, Los Altos, GuatemalaArchbishop Emeritus of Los Altos Quetzaltenango-Totonicapán, Guatemala
46.2Ordained BishopBruno SchettinoBishop of Teggiano-Policastro, ItalyArchbishop of Capua, Italy
5 Apr47.0Ordained BishopJosé Luís Azcona Hermoso, O.A.R.Prelate of Marajó, Para, Brazil
6 Apr25.8Ordained PriestFabio Reynaldo Colindres AbarcaPriest of San Vicente, El SalvadorBishop of El Salvador, Military
7 Apr75.9DiedJohn Baptist Sye Bong-KilArchbishop Emeritus of Daegu {Taegu}, Korea (South)
8 Apr77.1DiedPierre-Paul-Émile Martin, S.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Nouméa, New Caledonia, Pacific (Oceania)
60.8DiedKevin McNamaraArchbishop of Dublin, Ireland
10 Apr26.0Ordained PriestRicardo Lingan BaccayPriest of Tuguegarao, PhilippinesAuxiliary Bishop
12 Apr57.2Ordained BishopAmédée (Antoine-Marie) Grab, O.S.B.Titular Bishop of CenaeBishop Emeritus of Chur, Switzerland
15 Apr76.9RetiredJanez JenkoBishop of Koper, SloveniaBishop Emeritus
16 Apr44.0AppointedFrancesco CacucciAuxiliary Bishop of Bari-Bitonto, ItalyArchbishop
44.0AppointedFrancesco CacucciTitular Bishop of Castellum MedianumArchbishop of Bari-Bitonto, Italy
44.9SucceededVincenzo D’AddarioBishop of Cerignola-Ascoli Satriano, ItalyBishop of Teramo-Atri, Italy
75.1RetiredMario Di LietoBishop of Cerignola-Ascoli Satriano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
50.9SucceededMetod PirihBishop of Koper, SloveniaBishop Emeritus
19 Apr50.0Ordained BishopJan De BieTitular Bishop of UppennaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
25 Apr50.6Ordained BishopAntonio BianchinTitular Bishop of Vannida
49.1AppointedManuel Monteiro de CastroApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Antigua and Barbuda, AntillesCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
30.2Ordained PriestZolile Peter Mpambani, S.C.I.Priest of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartBishop of Kokstad, South Africa
48.1Ordained BishopGerard Sithunywa NdlovuBishop of Umzimkulu, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
26.3Solemn ProfessedJuan José Pineda Fasquelle, C.M.F.Member of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MaryAuxiliary Bishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
49.3Ordained BishopRoberto Joaquín Ramos UmañaTitular Bishop of SebargaBishop of El Salvador, Military
26 Apr50.8Ordained BishopKurt KrennTitular Bishop of AulonBishop Emeritus of Sankt Pölten, Austria
50.1Ordained BishopGabriel SimoTitular Bishop of SereddeliAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bafoussam, Cameroon
40.1Ordained BishopSimon-Victor Tonyé BakotTitular Bishop of SimininaArchbishop Emeritus of Yaoundé, Cameroon
27 Apr51.3AppointedLonginus AtundoBishop of Bungoma, Kenya
65.2AppointedFrancis Leo Braganza, S.J. †Bishop of Baroda, IndiaBishop Emeritus
59.0AppointedHenri Goudreault, O.M.I. †Bishop of Labrador City-Schefferville, Québec, CanadaArchbishop of Grouard-McLennan, Alberta, Canada
52.8AppointedLawrence Patrick HenryAuxiliary Bishop of Cape Town {Kaapstad}, South AfricaArchbishop Emeritus
52.8AppointedLawrence Patrick HenryTitular Bishop of CenculianaArchbishop Emeritus of Cape Town {Kaapstad}, South Africa
60.1DiedJosé López LaraBishop of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, México
44.4IncardinatedEmmanuel Okombo WanderaPriest of Bungoma, KenyaBishop of Kericho, Kenya
59.7Ordained BishopAlberto TricaricoTitular Archbishop of SistronianaOfficial Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
28 Apr56.8DiedIsaac Youhanon KoottaplakilBishop of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankarese), India
29 Apr56.0AppointedMarian Kazimierz ZimałekAuxiliary Bishop of Sandomierz-Radom, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Sandomierz, Poland
56.0AppointedMarian Kazimierz ZimałekTitular Bishop of IsolaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Sandomierz, Poland
30 Apr50.5AppointedOsvaldo GiuntiniCoadjutor Bishop of Marília, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
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