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The Year of Our Lord 1987

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
May39.3IncardinatedJohn Michael KudrickPriest of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania, USABishop of Parma (Ruthenian), Ohio, USA
1 May63.8DiedDominic Joseph AbreoBishop of Aurangabad, India
2 May48.0Ordained BishopLászló DankóTitular Bishop of MidilaArchbishop of Kalocsa-Kecskemét, Hungary
30.6Ordained PriestWilliam Terrence McGrattanPriest of London, Ontario, CanadaBishop of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
3 May61.6AppointedThomas Anthony FinneganBishop of Killala, IrelandBishop Emeritus
65.6DiedLuis Clemente de la Vega RodriguezBishop of Tulcán, Ecuador
5 May50.4Ordained BishopRoger Francis Crispian HollisTitular Bishop of CincariBishop Emeritus of Portsmouth, England, Great Britain
47.1AppointedRomeo Tovar Astorga, O.F.M.Bishop of Zacatecoluca, El SalvadorBishop of Santa Ana, El Salvador
6 May43.6AppointedBrendan Michael O’BrienAuxiliary Bishop of Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaArchbishop of Kingston, Ontario, Canada
43.6AppointedBrendan Michael O’BrienTitular Bishop of NumanaArchbishop of Kingston, Ontario, Canada
7 May57.1AppointedGuy Étienne Germain Gaucher, O.C.D. †Auxiliary Bishop of Bayeux (-Lisieux), FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
57.1AppointedGuy Étienne Germain Gaucher, O.C.D. †Titular Bishop of RotaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bayeux (-Lisieux), France
57.1ResignedGuy Étienne Germain Gaucher, O.C.D. †Bishop of Meaux, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bayeux (-Lisieux), France
56.8AppointedSerafim de Sousa Ferreira e SilvaCoadjutor Bishop of Leiria-Fátima, PortugalBishop Emeritus
8 May32.3Ordained PriestMartin David HolleyPriest of Pensacola-Tallahassee, Florida, USAAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
55.9Ordained BishopMarian Kazimierz ZimałekTitular Bishop of IsolaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Sandomierz, Poland
9 May40.9Ordained BishopWashington Cruz, C.P.Bishop of Săo Luís de Montes Belos, Goias, BrazilArchbishop of Goiânia, Goias, Brazil
27.0Ordained PriestThomas Anthony DalyPriest of San Francisco, California, USAAuxiliary Bishop of San Jose in California, USA
56.6AppointedMichele GiordanoArchbishop of Napoli {Naples}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
49.8AppointedJosé Roberto López LondońoBishop of Armenia, ColombiaBishop Emeritus of Jericó, Colombia
74.8DiedRichard Thomas McGrathBishop Emeritus of Saint George’s, Newfoundland, Canada
31.8Ordained PriestNeethinathan AnthonisamyPriest of Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor), IndiaBishop of Chingleput, India
78.7RetiredCorrado UrsiArchbishop of Napoli {Naples}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
10 May136.7BeatifiedBl. Andrea Carlo FerrariCardinal, Archbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
163.1BeatifiedBl. Louis-Zéphirin MoreauBishop of Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
38.7AppointedAmando SamoAuxiliary Bishop of Carolines-Marshalls, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop of Caroline Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)
38.7AppointedAmando SamoTitular Bishop of LibertinaBishop of Caroline Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)
11 May63.8AppointedFélix María Torres ParraArchbishop of Barranquilla, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
76.0RetiredGermán Villa Gaviria, C.I.M. †Archbishop of Barranquilla, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
13 May41.0AppointedLeonard William Kenney, C.P.Auxiliary Bishop of Stockholm, SwedenAuxiliary Bishop of Birmingham, England, Great Britain
41.0AppointedLeonard William Kenney, C.P.Titular Bishop of MidicaAuxiliary Bishop of Birmingham, England, Great Britain
80.9DiedBéla Norbert Legányi, O.S.B. †Abbot Emeritus of Pannonhalma, Hungary
29.9Ordained PriestLuc Marie Daniel Ravel, C.R.S.V.Priest of Canons Regular of the Congregation of Saint VictorBishop of France, Military
54.3InstalledAlfredo José Rodríguez FigueroaBishop of Cumaná, VenezuelaArchbishop of Cumaná, Venezuela
45.1Ordained BishopBraulio Sáez Garcia, O.C.D.Titular Bishop of TacapaeAuxiliary Bishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
47.8AppointedSerafino Faustino Spreafico, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Grajaú, Maranho, BrazilBishop Emeritus
75.9RetiredEladio Vicuńa AránguizArchbishop of Puerto Montt, ChileArchbishop Emeritus
15 May54.2AppointedThomas Bhalerao, S.J.Bishop of Nashik, IndiaBishop Emeritus
54.5AppointedRodolfo Francisco Bobadilla Mata, C.M.Vicar Apostolic of El Petén, GuatemalaBishop Emeritus of Huehuetenango, Guatemala
54.5AppointedRodolfo Francisco Bobadilla Mata, C.M.Titular Bishop of Lari CastellumBishop Emeritus of Huehuetenango, Guatemala
24.3Ordained PriestMurray ChatlainPriest of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CanadaArchbishop of Keewatin-Le Pas, Manitoba, Canada
53.0AppointedJosé Diéguez ReboredoBishop of Orense, SpainBishop Emeritus of Tui-Vigo, Spain
57.9AppointedJosé Gea EscolanoBishop of Mondońedo-Ferrol, SpainBishop Emeritus
56.0AppointedFrancis Anthony GomesBishop of Mymensingh, BangladeshBishop Emeritus
54.7AppointedAnthony Leopold Raymond PeirisBishop of Kurunegala, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
50.3AppointedBosco PenhaAuxiliary Bishop of Bombay, IndiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
50.3AppointedBosco PenhaTitular Bishop of Maxula PratesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bombay, India
53.6AppointedVictor de la Peńa Pérez, O.F.M.Vicar Apostolic of Requena, PeruVicar Apostolic Emeritus
60.5AppointedJuan Jesús Posadas OcampoCardinal, Archbishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
51.4AppointedReynald Rouleau, O.M.I.Bishop of Churchill-Baie d’Hudson, Manitoba, CanadaBishop Emeritus
75.2RetiredOdorico Leovigildo Sáiz Pérez, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Requena, PeruVicar Apostolic Emeritus
77.3RetiredJosé Salazar LópezArchbishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
76.6RetiredÁngel Temińo SáizBishop of Orense, SpainBishop Emeritus
16 May24.8Ordained PriestMirosław AdamczykPriest of Gdańsk, PolandApostolic Nuncio to Liberia
28.1Ordained PriestFrank Joseph CaggianoPriest of Brooklyn, New York, USABishop of Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
17 May47.8Ordained BishopAlphonsus Flavian D’Souza, S.J.Bishop of Raiganj, India
18 May54.1AppointedMariano Vivanco ValienteBishop of Matanzas, Cuba
19 May51.0AppointedJoaquim GonçalvesCoadjutor Bishop of Vila Real, PortugalBishop Emeritus
55.9AppointedRudolf MüllerAuxiliary Bishop of Görlitz, GermanyBishop Emeritus of Görlitz, Germany
55.9AppointedRudolf MüllerTitular Bishop of NasaiBishop Emeritus of Görlitz, Germany
27.4Ordained PriestSilvio Siripong CharatsriPriest of Ratchaburi, ThailandBishop of Chanthaburi, Thailand
50.2AppointedJohn George VlaznyBishop of Winona, Minnesota, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Portland in Oregon, USA
20 May51.7Ordained BishopJoseph Victor AdamecBishop of Altoona-Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus
21 May50.2Ordained BishopPeter Joseph ConnorsTitular Bishop of TemunianaBishop Emeritus of Ballarat, Australia
59.5AppointedRafael Gallardo García, O.S.A.Bishop of Tampico, Tamaulipas, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
58.5DiedGiovanni Francesco PalaBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
45.9Ordained BishopGeorge PellTitular Bishop of ScalaCardinal, Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy
24.7Professed (Perpetual Vows)Radosław Zmitrowicz, O.M.I.Member of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateAuxiliary Bishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi, Ukraine
22 May75.6DiedGellért BelonAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Pécs, Hungary
23 May54.4AppointedJesus Castro GalangAuxiliary Bishop of San Fernando, PhilippinesBishop of Urdaneta, Philippines
54.4AppointedJesus Castro GalangTitular Bishop of ThibiucaBishop of Urdaneta, Philippines
26.1Ordained PriestMarek MendykPriest of Wrocław {Breslavia}, PolandAuxiliary Bishop of Legnica, Poland
30.9Ordained PriestWilliam Charles SkurlaPriest of Order of Friars MinorArchbishop of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania, USA
28.0Ordained PriestRichard William SmithPriest of Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaArchbishop of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
24 May24.4Ordained PriestWiesław LechowiczPriest of Tarnów, PolandAuxiliary Bishop
25 May53.0AppointedMarcel Paul HerriotBishop of Verdun, FranceBishop Emeritus of Soissons (-Laon-Saint-Quentin), France
26 May59.1AppointedDomingos Lam Ka TseungCoadjutor Bishop of Macau, ChinaBishop Emeritus
54.6AppointedThomas Joseph MurphyCoadjutor Archbishop of Seattle, Washington, USAArchbishop
82.8DiedGiovanni Battista PardiniBishop Emeritus of Jesi, Italy
46.5ResignedDonald William WuerlAuxiliary Bishop of Seattle, Washington, USACardinal, Archbishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
27 May83.2DiedMiguel Angel Arce VivasArchbishop Emeritus of Popayán, Colombia
50.7AppointedJose Ricare ManguiranBishop of Dipolog, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
61.9Ordained BishopFrancis MichaelappaBishop of Mysore, India
28 May50.1Ordained BishopJosé María ArancibiaTitular Bishop of PumentumArchbishop Emeritus of Mendoza, Argentina
47.5Ordained BishopMartin GächterTitular Bishop of BetagbararAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, Switzerland
28.3Ordained PriestJoseph-Marie-Edouard de Metz-NoblatPriest of Verdun, FranceBishop of Langres, France
26.1Ordained PriestMarek SolczyńskiPriest of Warszawa {Warsaw}, PolandApostolic Nuncio to Georgia
29 May55.9AppointedPablo Puente BucesApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Guinea-BissauApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
30 May25.7Ordained PriestBryan Joseph Bayda, C.SS.R.Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Saskatoon (Ukrainian), Canada
30.5Ordained PriestRogatus Kimaryo, C.S.Sp.Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop of Same, Tanzania
26.1Ordained PriestCharles Coleman ThompsonPriest of Louisville, Kentucky, USABishop of Evansville, Indiana, USA
2 Jun62.2ResignedEdmond-Marie-Henri AbeléBishop of Digne (-Riez-Sisteron), FranceBishop Emeritus
78.7DiedAntonio María AguirreBishop Emeritus of San Isidro, Argentina
3 Jun57.5Ordained BishopJohn Basil MeekingBishop of Christchurch, New ZealandBishop Emeritus
49.6AppointedDaniel Francis WalshBishop of Reno-Las Vegas, Nevada, USABishop Emeritus of Santa Rosa in California, USA
5 Jun48.1AppointedLászló DankóArchbishop of Kalocsa, HungaryArchbishop of Kalocsa-Kecskemét, Hungary
56.7AppointedEndre GyulayBishop of Szeged-Csanád, HungaryBishop Emeritus
85.5RetiredJózsef IjjasArchbishop of Kalocsa, HungaryArchbishop Emeritus
57.2AppointedIstván KonkolyBishop of Szombathely, HungaryBishop Emeritus
56.2AppointedIstván SeregélyArchbishop of Eger, HungaryArchbishop Emeritus
75.1RetiredLászló TóthAuxiliary Bishop of Veszprém, HungaryAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
76.3RetiredJózsef UdvardyBishop of Szeged-Csanád, HungaryBishop Emeritus
6 Jun57.2AppointedFrancesco CuccareseArchbishop (Personal Title) of Caserta, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Pescara-Penne, Italy
75.7RetiredVito RobertiBishop of Caserta, ItalyBishop Emeritus
25.3Ordained PriestPiotr Henryk SawczukPriest of Siedlce, PolandAuxiliary Bishop
7 Jun61.5Ordained BishopJosé María Izuzquiza Herranz, S.J. †Titular Bishop of CubdaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Jaén en Peru o San Francisco Javier
32.3Ordained PriestCastor Paul MsemwaPriest of Njombe, TanzaniaBishop of Tunduru-Masasi, Tanzania
59.1Ordained BishopEdoardo RicciBishop of San Miniato, ItalyBishop Emeritus
74.9DiedGiovanni StamatiBishop of Lungro degli Italo-Albanesi (Italo-Albanese), Italy
10 Jun67.6AppointedJerzy Karol AblewiczArchbishop (Personal Title) of Tarnów, PolandBishop
45.6AppointedLeo Murphy Drona, S.D.B.Bishop of San Jose, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of San Pablo, Philippines
11 Jun56.9Ordained BishopJohn Baptist SequeiraBishop of Chikmagalur, IndiaBishop Emeritus
12 Jun42.5Ordained BishopJoseph Paul Pierre MorissetteTitular Bishop of MesarfeltaBishop of Saint-Jérôme, Québec, Canada
13 Jun44.1Ordained BishopFrancesco CacucciTitular Bishop of Castellum MedianumArchbishop of Bari-Bitonto, Italy
65.4DiedJoseph M. Loftus, O.S.M. †Prior General Emeritus of Order of Friar Servants of Mary
71.0DiedAltivo Pacheco RibeiroBishop Emeritus of Araçuaí (Arassuaí), Minas Gerais, Brazil
29.4Ordained PriestJohn Francis SherringtonPriest of Nottingham, England, Great BritainAuxiliary Bishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
25.6Ordained PriestHubertus Matheus Maria van MegenPriest of Roermond, NetherlandsApostolic Nuncio to Sudan
14 Jun93.7BeatifiedBl. Michaël KozalAuxiliary Bishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
22.1Ordained PriestCyril Vasil’, S.J.Priest of Prešov (Prjašev) (Slovakian), SlovakiaSecretary of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
15 Jun56.1AppointedRaúl Horacio Scarrone CarreroBishop of Florida, UruguayBishop Emeritus
16 Jun74.8RetiredFrancis James HarrisonBishop of Syracuse, New York, USABishop Emeritus
68.2AppointedJoseph Thomas O’KeefeBishop of Syracuse, New York, USABishop Emeritus
81.1DiedPedro José Rivera MejíaBishop Emeritus of Socorro y San Gil, Colombia
36.7Ordained PriestPeter RusnákPriest of Prešov (Prjašev) (Slovakian), SlovakiaBishop of Bratislava (Slovakian), Slovakia
75.0RetiredUmberto Tonna ZanottaBishop of Florida, Uruguay
71.5DiedAlbert van Overbeke, C.I.C.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Bayombong, Philippines
17 Jun57.0DiedWalter Bini, S.D.B. †Bishop of Lins, Sao Paulo, Brazil
59.1Ordained BishopHenri Goudreault, O.M.I. †Bishop of Labrador City-Schefferville, Québec, CanadaArchbishop of Grouard-McLennan, Alberta, Canada
57.0AppointedRené Pierre Louis Joseph SéjournéOfficial of the Roman Curia - OtherBishop Emeritus of Saint-Flour, France
57.0AppointedRené Pierre Louis Joseph SéjournéTitular Bishop of LabicumBishop Emeritus of Saint-Flour, France
27.6Ordained PriestRudolf VoderholzerPriest of München und Freising {Munich}, GermanyBishop of Regensburg, Germany
18 Jun33.6IncardinatedJán Babjak, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusArchbishop of Prešov (Prjašev) (Slovakian), Slovakia
55.3DiedRaymond Rodly Caesar, S.V.D. †Bishop of Goroka, Papua New Guinea
19 Jun62.2AppointedJean-Georges DeledicqueAuxiliary Bishop of Lille, FranceAuxiliary Bishop of Lille, France
62.2AppointedJean-Georges DeledicqueTitular Bishop of HierpinianaAuxiliary Bishop of Lille, France
20 Jun25.1Ordained PriestJoseph Befe AtebaPriest of Yaoundé, CameroonBishop of Kribi, Cameroon
28.1Ordained PriestJean-Marie Benoît BallaPriest of Yaoundé, CameroonBishop of Bafia, Cameroon
51.1AppointedIvan DiasApostolic Nuncio to KoreaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
53.0AppointedFrancesco MonterisiOfficial of the Roman Curia - OtherCardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
21 Jun40.0Ordained BishopTelesphore George MpunduBishop of Mbala, ZambiaArchbishop of Lusaka, Zambia
22 Jun83.9AppointedCorrado BafileCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in Portico (Campitelli)Cardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
77.7AppointedMario Luigi Ciappi, O.P. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Sacro Cuore di Gesů agonizzante a Vitinia
66.5AppointedEduardo Francisco PironioCardinal-Priest of Santi Cosma e DamianoCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Laity
77.1AppointedOpilio RossiCardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in LucinaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses
80.0AppointedGiuseppe Maria SensiCardinal-Priest of Regina ApostolorumCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Portugal
23 Jun27.9Ordained PriestIsabelo Caiban AbarquezPriest of Cebu, PhilippinesBishop of Calbayog, Philippines
24 Jun59.4AppointedJosé Vicente Henriquez Andueza, S.D.B. †Bishop of Maracay, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
29.2Ordained PriestJan NiemiecPriest of Przemyśl, PolandAuxiliary Bishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi, Ukraine
25 Jun59.7SucceededLino Esterino Garavaglia, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Tivoli, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Cesena-Sarsina, Italy
72.9ResignedGuglielmo GiaquintaBishop of Tivoli, ItalyBishop Emeritus
61.5AppointedLuís Herbst, C.S.Sp.Coadjutor Bishop of Cruzeiro do Sul, Acre, BrazilBishop Emeritus
29.5Ordained PriestJacob Venance KodaPriest of Same, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
74.4AppointedHeinrich Rüth, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Cruzeiro do Sul, Acre, BrazilBishop Emeritus
26 Jun53.7Ordained BishopJohn Lee Hiong Fun-Yit YawBishop of Kota Kinabalu, MalaysiaArchbishop Emeritus of Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
31.4Ordained PriestAnsgar PuffPriest of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop
56.2DiedBienvenido Solon TudtudPrelate of Marawi, Philippines
27 Jun54.6Ordained BishopRodolfo Francisco Bobadilla Mata, C.M.Titular Bishop of Lari CastellumBishop Emeritus of Huehuetenango, Guatemala
27.5Ordained PriestPascal Jean Marcel WintzerPriest of Rouen, FranceArchbishop of Poitiers, France
28 Jun51.4Ordained BishopLonginus AtundoBishop of Bungoma, Kenya
31.8Ordained PriestVincent Matthew Darius, O.P.Priest of Order of Friars PreachersBishop of Saint George’s in Grenada, Grenada, Antilles
53.1Ordained BishopMarcel Paul HerriotBishop of Verdun, FranceBishop Emeritus of Soissons (-Laon-Saint-Quentin), France
25.6Ordained PriestEamon MartinPriest of Derry, IrelandArchbishop of Armagh, Ireland
116.2BeatifiedBl. Jerzy Bolesław Matulewicz-Matulaitis, M.I.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Vilnius, Lithuania
25.3Ordained PriestIvo MuserPriest of Bolzano-Bressanone {Bozen-Brixen}, ItalyBishop
29 Jun65.4Ordained BishopFrancis Leo Braganza, S.J. †Bishop of Baroda, IndiaBishop Emeritus
25.9Ordained PriestAnton JamnikPriest of Ljubljana, SloveniaAuxiliary Bishop
43.7Ordained BishopBrendan Michael O’BrienTitular Bishop of NumanaArchbishop of Kingston, Ontario, Canada
28.0Ordained PriestPetar Antun RajičPriest of Mostar-Duvno (-Trebinje e Mrkan), Bosnia and HerzegovinaApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
54.2Ordained BishopMariano Vivanco ValienteBishop of Matanzas, Cuba
24.2Ordained PriestÄgidius Johann ZsifkovicsPriest of Eisenstadt, AustriaBishop
30 Jun59.9InstalledAnthony Gerard BoscoBishop of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus
95.1DiedJoăo Batista Cavati, C.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Caratinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
53.2Ordained BishopOlívio Teodoro Obalhe, O.F.M. †Coadjutor Prelate of Cristalândia, Goias, BrazilPrelate
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