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The Year of Our Lord 1987

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
3 Nov82.6DiedHerman Jan van Elswijk, C.S.Sp. †Bishop Emeritus of Morogoro, Tanzania
4 Nov67.7DiedVictorino Alvarez TenaBishop of Celaya, Guanajuato, México
6 Nov50.5AppointedLluís Martínez SistachAuxiliary Bishop of Barcelona, SpainCardinal, Archbishop
50.5AppointedLluís Martínez SistachTitular Bishop of AlieziraCardinal, Archbishop of Barcelona, Spain
43.8AppointedBraulio Rodríguez PlazaBishop of Osma-Soria, SpainArchbishop of Toledo, Spain
7 Nov53.8Ordained BishopGiovanni Battista ReTitular Archbishop of Forum NovumCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Bishops
46.2AppointedBeniamino StellaApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Congo, Republic ofCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy
8 Nov57.9DiedStéphane KatchouBishop of Zaku (Chaldean), Iraq
79.5DiedCharles-Marie-Paul VignancourArchbishop Emeritus of Bourges, France
9 Nov43.7AppointedJorge Ferreira da Costa OrtigaAuxiliary Bishop of Braga, PortugalArchbishop
43.7AppointedJorge Ferreira da Costa OrtigaTitular Bishop of Nova BarbaraArchbishop of Braga, Portugal
10 Nov64.6AppointedMaximiano Tuazon CruzAuxiliary Bishop of Calbayog, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
64.6AppointedMaximiano Tuazon CruzTitular Bishop of TanudaiaBishop Emeritus of Calbayog, Philippines
12 Nov47.0AppointedMoacyr José Vitti, C.S.S. †Auxiliary Bishop of Curitiba, Parana, BrazilArchbishop
47.0AppointedMoacyr José Vitti, C.S.S. †Titular Bishop of SitaArchbishop of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
13 Nov73.9DiedJulius GábrišApostolic Administrator of Trnava, Slovakia
14 Nov73.2AppointedDomenico VacchianoArchbishop (Personal Title) of Pompei o Beatissima Vergine Maria del Santissimo Rosario, ItalyPrelate Emeritus
15 Nov46.4Ordained BishopHorácio Coelho CristinoTitular Bishop of DrusilianaAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
16 Nov51.4AppointedGirônimo ZanandréaCoadjutor Bishop of Erexim, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
17 Nov80.8DiedThomas Bernard PearsonAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Lancaster, England, Great BritainAuxiliary Bishop
18 Nov69.6ResignedRenatus Lwamosa ButibubageBishop of Mwanza, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
49.4AppointedVictor Adibe ChikweBishop of Ahiara, Nigeria
62.6AppointedSebastian Acol DalisAuxiliary Bishop of Mountain Provinces (Montagnosa), PhilippinesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Baguio, Philippines
62.6AppointedSebastian Acol DalisTitular Bishop of ThabracaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Baguio, Philippines
42.3AppointedJean-Gabriel DiarraBishop of San, Mali
74.2RetiredJoseph Anthony De Palma, S.C.I. †Bishop of De Aar, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
71.7AppointedHenry Lancelot Paxton Hallett, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Rustenburg, South Africa
65.5AppointedJames Joseph KombaArchbishop of Songea, Tanzania
58.8AppointedFritz LobingerBishop of Aliwal, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
47.6AppointedAnthony Peter MayallaArchbishop of Mwanza, Tanzania
38.7AppointedThaddée NsengiyumvaCoadjutor Bishop of Kabgayi, RwandaBishop
66.8ResignedJoseph Paul Barnabé Perrot, M. Afr. †Bishop of San, MaliBishop Emeritus
100.1DiedMarian Tumler, O.T. †Grand Master Emeritus of Order of the Teutonic Knights of Saint Mary’s Hospital in Jerusalem
47.9AppointedAthanasius Atule UsuhCoadjutor Bishop of Makurdi, NigeriaBishop
19 Nov94.4DiedEduardo Pedro Martínez y Dalmau, C.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Cienfuegos, Cuba
84.5DiedJosé Félix Pintado Blasco, S.D.B. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Méndez, Ecuador
20 Nov75.0RetiredOdilo Etspueler, S.V.D. †Bishop of Bangued, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
55.9AppointedJames Thomas McHughAuxiliary Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, USABishop of Rockville Centre, New York, USA
55.9AppointedJames Thomas McHughTitular Bishop of MorosbisdusBishop of Rockville Centre, New York, USA
52.4AppointedJohn Mortimer Fourette SmithAuxiliary Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, USABishop Emeritus of Trenton, New Jersey, USA
52.4AppointedJohn Mortimer Fourette SmithTitular Bishop of Tres TabernaeBishop Emeritus of Trenton, New Jersey, USA
42.4AppointedJosé Raúl Vera López, O.P.Bishop of Ciudad Altamirano, Guerrero, MéxicoBishop of Saltillo, Coahuila, México
21 Nov63.2AppointedNicolas M. MondejarBishop of San Carlos, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
48.8AppointedVicente Macanan NavarraBishop of Kabankalan, PhilippinesBishop of Bacolod, Philippines
26.3ProfessedMichele Petruzzelli, O.S.B.Member of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot of Santissima Trinità di Cava de’ Tirreni, Italy
28.4Ordained PriestDaniel Fernando Sturla Berhouet, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop of Montevideo, Uruguay
22 Nov29.3Ordained PriestEstanislau Marques Chindekasse, S.V.D.Priest of Society of the Divine WordBishop of Dundo, Angola
23 Nov59.9AppointedOttorino Pietro AlbertiArchbishop of Cagliari, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
68.5AppointedTheodor HubrichApostolic Administrator of Schwerin, Germany
49.9AppointedVilhelms NukšsAuxiliary Bishop of Riga, Latvia
49.9AppointedVilhelms NukšsTitular Bishop of AcciAuxiliary Bishop of Riga, Latvia
24 Nov51.3AppointedRafael Palmero RamosAuxiliary Bishop of Toledo, SpainBishop Emeritus of Orihuela-Alicante, Spain
51.3AppointedRafael Palmero RamosTitular Bishop of PetinaBishop Emeritus of Orihuela-Alicante, Spain
27.3Ordained PriestHugo Alberto Torres MarínPriest of Santa Rosa de Osos, ColombiaAuxiliary Bishop of Medellín, Colombia
25 Nov60.9AppointedJorge Arturo Augustin Medina EstévezBishop of Rancagua, ChileCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
26 Nov47.6AppointedIrineu Danelón, S.D.B.Bishop of Lins, Sao Paulo, Brazil
76.2DiedAngel Pérez CisnerosArchbishop Emeritus of Mérida, Venezuela
28 Nov45.2Ordained BishopGiuseppe BertelloTitular Archbishop of Urbs SalviaCardinal, President of the Governatorate of Vatican City State
40.9AppointedEdward Eugeniusz BialoglowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Przemyśl, PolandAuxiliary Bishop of Rzeszów, Poland
40.9AppointedEdward Eugeniusz BialoglowskiTitular Bishop of PomariaAuxiliary Bishop of Rzeszów, Poland
53.0AppointedMarian OlesTitular Archbishop of RatiariaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Slovenia
53.0AppointedMarian OlesApostolic Pro-Nuncio to IraqApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Slovenia
53.0AppointedMarian OlesApostolic Pro-Nuncio to KuwaitApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Slovenia
29 Nov28.2Ordained PriestOscar Omar Aparicio CéspedesPriest of La Paz, BoliviaBishop of Bolivia, Military
30 Nov54.5AppointedMichael Cornelis C. Coomans, M.S.F. †Bishop of Samarinda, Indonesia
54.0AppointedErcole LupinacciBishop of Lungro degli Italo-Albanesi (Italo-Albanese), ItalyBishop Emeritus
77.0RetiredUrban Eugen McGarry, T.O.R. †Bishop of Bhagalpur, IndiaBishop Emeritus
59.9AppointedEgidio Sampieri, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Alexandria of Egypt {Alessandria di Egitto} (-Eliopoli di Egitto-Port-Said)
64.3AppointedGeorge Victor Saupin, S.J. †Bishop of Bhagalpur, India
82.1DiedJosef VranaApostolic Administrator of Olomouc, Czech Republic
1 Dec64.7Ordained BishopMaximiano Tuazon CruzTitular Bishop of TanudaiaBishop Emeritus of Calbayog, Philippines
82.1DiedMartino (Attiliius Mars Dominique) GiustiPrefect Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archives
79.2DiedMatteo Guido SperandeoBishop Emeritus of Calvi e Teano, Italy
3 Dec90.0DiedSalvador Martinez Aguirre, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Tarahumara, Chihuahua, México
4 Dec57.6AppointedSrecko Badurina, T.O.R. †Bishop of Šibenik (Knin), Croatia
27.3Ordained PriestJean (John) Bosco Baremes, S.M.Priest of Society of MaryBishop of Port-Vila, Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania)
48.7AppointedAdam LepaAuxiliary Bishop of Łódź, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Łódź, Poland
48.7AppointedAdam LepaTitular Bishop of RegianaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Łódź, Poland
52.1AppointedHugo Eugenio Puccini BanfiBishop of Santa Marta, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
55.0AppointedAnton TamarutCoadjutor Archbishop of Rijeka-Senj, CroatiaArchbishop of Rijeka, Croatia
5 Dec70.0ResignedHeinrich TheissingApostolic Administrator of Schwerin, GermanyApostolic Administrator Emeritus
6 Dec33.1Ordained PriestOtacílio Luziano Da SilvaPriest of Assis, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop of Catanduva, Sao Paulo, Brazil
70.6DiedFrancis Alexander Spalding Warden ThomsonBishop Emeritus of Motherwell, Scotland, Great Britain
7 Dec64.4AppointedLuigi BelloliBishop of Anagni-Alatri, ItalyBishop Emeritus
49.5Ordained BishopSalvatore BoccaccioTitular Bishop of UlpianaBishop of Frosinone-Veroli-Ferentino, Italy
54.0Ordained BishopLuca Brandolini, C.M.Titular Bishop of UrusiBishop Emeritus of Sora-Aquino-Pontecorvo, Italy
61.4AppointedEmanuele CatarinicchiaBishop of Mazara del Vallo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
75.6RetiredAlessandro Maria GottardiArchbishop of Trento, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
51.5Ordained BishopGiuseppe ManiTitular Bishop of ZabaArchbishop Emeritus of Cagliari, Italy
62.4AppointedGiovanni Maria SartoriArchbishop of Trento, Italy
75.7RetiredCostantino Trapani, O.F.M. †Bishop of Mazara del Vallo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
8 Dec64.5AppointedAnthony Joseph BevilacquaArchbishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
30.5Ordained PriestJoseph Đăng Đúc NgânPriest of Hà Nôi, Viet NamBishop of Lang Són et Cao Bang, Viet Nam
48.8Ordained BishopEnrico MasseroniBishop of Mondovi, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Vercelli, Italy
49.9Ordained BishopVilhelms NukšsTitular Bishop of AcciAuxiliary Bishop of Riga, Latvia
59.0AppointedNicola RotunnoOfficial of the Secretariat of StateBishop Emeritus of Sabina-Poggio Mirteto, Italy
39.3Ordained BishopRaymond Saw Po RayTitular Bishop of BuffadaBishop of Mawlamyine, Myanmar
25.8Ordained PriestHéctor Eduardo Vera ColonaPriest of Chiclayo, PeruBishop of Ica, Peru
9 Dec75.1DiedThomas McDonnellBishop Emeritus of Killala, Ireland
10 Dec71.3DiedPasquale BacileBishop Emeritus of Acireale, Italy
47.4AppointedEmery Kabongo KanundowiArchbishop (Personal Title) of Luebo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
63.5ResignedFrançois Kabangu wa MutelaBishop of Luebo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
73.5ResignedPatrick LennonBishop of Kildare and Leighlin, IrelandBishop Emeritus
45.0AppointedGiovanni (João) Risatti, P.I.M.E. †Coadjutor Bishop of Parintins, Amazonas, BrazilBishop of Macapá, Amapa, Brazil
56.6SucceededLaurence RyanBishop of Kildare and Leighlin, IrelandBishop Emeritus
11 Dec77.0RetiredGiacomo Giuseppe BeltrittiPatriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, PalestinePatriarch Emeritus
54.7AppointedMichel SabbahPatriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, PalestinePatriarch Emeritus
12 Dec62.8Ordained BishopNarbal da Costa StencelTitular Bishop of TunnunaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
26.9Ordained PriestGalo Fernández VillasecaPriest of Santiago de ChileAuxiliary Bishop
26.4Ordained PriestRemigius Maria Paul InchananiyilPriest of Thamarasserry (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaBishop
59.5AppointedAlfred James Jolson, S.J. †Bishop of Reykjavik, Iceland
63.7AppointedJohn Gavin NolanAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, Military
63.7AppointedJohn Gavin NolanTitular Bishop of NatchesiumAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, Military
13 Dec24.8Ordained PriestDamián Santiago BitarPriest of Villa María, ArgentinaBishop of Oberá, Argentina
73.2DiedHarold Joseph DimmerlingBishop of Rapid City, South Dakota, USA
84.4DiedLeo D’MelloBishop Emeritus of Ajmer and Jaipur, India
44.3Ordained BishopThierry Romain Camille JordanCoadjutor Bishop of Pontoise, FranceArchbishop of Reims, France
60.7Ordained BishopJacques Moïse Eugène NoyerBishop of Amiens, FranceBishop Emeritus
14 Dec55.2AppointedAnthony Michael MiloneBishop of Great Falls-Billings, Montana, USABishop Emeritus
15 Dec46.4AppointedHéctor Julio López Hurtado, S.D.B.Vicar Apostolic of Ariari, ColombiaBishop of Girardot, Colombia
46.4AppointedHéctor Julio López Hurtado, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of ElicrocaBishop of Girardot, Colombia
16 Dec87.4DiedBernard Jan AlfrinkCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Utrecht, Netherlands
17 Dec40.5AppointedRomulo Tolentino de la CruzCoadjutor Bishop of Isabela, PhilippinesArchbishop of Zamboanga, Philippines
27.8Ordained PriestGabino Miranda MelgarejoPriest of Abancay, PeruAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Ayacucho o Huamanga, Peru
18 Dec87.3DiedPlacido Maria Cambiaghi, B. †Bishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy
75.2RetiredGregorio Espiga e Infante, O.A.R. †Vicar Apostolic of Palawan, PhilippinesVicar Apostolic Emeritus
75.3DiedFranz Janssen, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Gimma, Ethiopia
60.8ResignedEmiliano Kulhi MadangengVicar Apostolic of Mountain Provinces (Montagnosa), PhilippinesVicar Apostolic Emeritus
51.1SucceededErnesto Antolin SalgadoVicar Apostolic of Mountain Provinces (Montagnosa), PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus of Nueva Segovia, Philippines
52.2SucceededFrancisco Capiral San DiegoVicar Apostolic of Palawan, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of Pasig, Philippines
19 Dec54.7AppointedHenryk Józef MuszyńskiBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), PolandArchbishop Emeritus of Gniezno, Poland
46.2AppointedManual Pelino DominguesAuxiliary Bishop of Porto, PortugalBishop of Santarém, Portugal
46.2AppointedManual Pelino DominguesTitular Bishop of LemellefaBishop of Santarém, Portugal
26.3Ordained DeaconClemens PickelDeacon of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen), GermanyBishop of San Clemente a Saratov, Russian Federation
27.0Ordained DeaconJuan José Pineda Fasquelle, C.M.F.Deacon of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MaryAuxiliary Bishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
27.0Ordained PriestEdward Joseph WeisenburgerPriest of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USABishop of Salina, Kansas, USA
20 Dec26.0Ordained PriestJesús José Herrera QuiñonezPriest of Mexicali, Baja California Norte, MéxicoBishop of Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, México
43.9Ordained BishopBraulio Rodríguez PlazaBishop of Osma-Soria, SpainArchbishop of Toledo, Spain
21 Dec75.8DiedGeorge Elmer Bernarding, S.V.D. †Archbishop Emeritus of Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea
65.4ResignedJean RémondAuxiliary Bishop of Mission de France o Pontigny, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
26 Dec26.7Ordained PriestJose PuthenveettilPriest of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaAuxiliary Bishop
27 Dec25.7Ordained PriestPaul AlappattPriest of Trichur (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaBishop of Ramanathapuram (Syro-Malabarese), India
50.7Ordained BishopLluís Martínez SistachTitular Bishop of AlieziraCardinal, Archbishop of Barcelona, Spain
97.8DiedFlorencio Sanz Esparza, C.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Cuttack, India
28 Dec26.7Ordained PriestJose PandarasseryPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Kottayam (Syro-Malabarese), India
29 Dec44.3AppointedCurtis John Guillory, S.V.D.Auxiliary Bishop of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USABishop of Beaumont, Texas, USA
44.3AppointedCurtis John Guillory, S.V.D.Titular Bishop of StagnumBishop of Beaumont, Texas, USA
30 Dec57.5AppointedEduardo Alas AlfaroBishop of Chalatenango, El SalvadorBishop Emeritus
29.5Ordained PriestGeorges FonghoroPriest of Mopti, MaliBishop
74.3DiedHelmut Hermann WittlerBishop Emeritus of Osnabrück, Germany
31 Dec75.9RetiredLeo Clement Andrew Arkfeld, S.V.D. †Archbishop of Madang, Papua New GuineaArchbishop Emeritus
51.4SucceededBenedict To VarpinArchbishop of Madang, Papua New GuineaArchbishop Emeritus

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