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The Year of Our Lord 1988

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
May77.6RetiredAlfons Maria Stickler, S.D.B. †Archivist of the Vatican Secret ArchiveCardinal, Archivist Emeritus
77.6RetiredAlfons Maria Stickler, S.D.B. †Librarian of the Vatican LibraryCardinal, Archivist Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archive
3 May55.4Ordained BishopFranz GraveTitular Bishop of TingariaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Essen, Germany
4 May78.6DiedBernard-Pierre-Edmond AlixBishop Emeritus of Le Mans, France
5 May42.7AppointedJoseph CouttsCoadjutor Bishop of Hyderabad in PakistanCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Karachi, Pakistan
41.3AppointedIsidore FernandesBishop of Allahabad, IndiaBishop Emeritus
55.3AppointedFrancis Xavier Sudartanta Hadisumarta, O. Carm.Bishop of Manokwari-Sorong, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
53.9InstalledEugene Antonio Marino, S.S.J. †Archbishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USAArchbishop Emeritus
76.6RetiredBaptist MudarthaBishop of Allahabad, IndiaBishop Emeritus
58.7AppointedPeter ThuruthikonamBishop of Vijayapuram, IndiaBishop Emeritus
71.0RetiredPetrus Malachias van Diepen, O.S.A. †Bishop of Manokwari-Sorong, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
6 May47.5Ordained BishopJosé María ArancedoTitular Bishop of SelemselaeArchbishop Emeritus of Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz, Argentina
51.5InstalledRoger ÉbacherBishop of Gatineau-Hull, Québec, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Gatineau, Québec, Canada
32.8Ordained PriestPaul Alois LakraPriest of Ranchi, IndiaBishop of Gumla, India
7 May64.6AppointedGiuseppe CasaleArchbishop of Foggia-Bovino, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
51.2AppointedPier Luigi CelataApostolic Nuncio to San MarinoVice-Chamberlain Emeritus of the Apostolic Chamber
28.0Ordained PriestJoseph Arumachadath, M.C.B.S.Priest of Missionary Congregation of the Blessed SacramentBishop of Bhadravathi (Syro-Malabar), India
36.1Ordained PriestJacinto Inácio FlachPriest of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop of Criciúma, Santa Catarina, Brazil
63.4AppointedMartino GomieroBishop of Adria-Rovigo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
27.9Ordained PriestAlex Thomas Kaliyanil, S.V.D.Priest of Society of the Divine WordArchbishop of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
24.0Ordained DeaconJanusz Edward MastalskiDeacon of Kraków {Cracow}, PolandAuxiliary Bishop
8 May26.8Ordained PriestArturo Eduardo Fajardo BustamantePriest of Minas, UruguayBishop of Salto, Uruguay
28.3Ordained PriestLisane-Christos Matheos SemahunPriest of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian), EthiopiaBishop of Bahir Dar - Dessie (Ethiopian), Ethiopia
24.1Ordained PriestMilton Luis Tróccoli CebedioPriest of Montevideo, UruguayBishop of Maldonado-Punta del Este-Minas, Uruguay
9 May64.9DiedGeorg MoserBishop of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, Germany
11 May24.4Ordained PriestAndrzej Konrad CzajaPriest of Opole, PolandBishop
54.0SucceededOlívio Teodoro Obalhe, O.F.M. †Prelate of Cristalândia, Goias, Brazil
75.3RetiredJaime Antônio Schuck, O.F.M. †Prelate of Cristalândia, Goias, BrazilPrelate Emeritus of Cristalândia, Goias, Brazil
14 May38.7Ordained BishopCamillus Archibong EtokudohTitular Bishop of CapraBishop of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
26.1Ordained PriestGary Wayne JanakPriest of Victoria in Texas, USAAuxiliary Bishop of San Antonio, Texas, USA
38.2AppointedKazimierz NyczAuxiliary Bishop of Kraków {Cracow}, PolandCardinal, Archbishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
38.2AppointedKazimierz NyczTitular Bishop of Villa RegisCardinal, Archbishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
27.1Ordained PriestVictor Hlolo PhalanaPriest of Pretoria, South AfricaBishop of Klerksdorp, South Africa
36.9Ordained PriestFrank Richard SpencerPriest of Baltimore, Maryland, USAAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, Military
41.4AppointedJan SzkodońAuxiliary Bishop of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
41.4AppointedJan SzkodońTitular Bishop of TurrisblandaAuxiliary Bishop of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
15 May49.6Ordained BishopMacram Max Gassis, M.C.C.I.Bishop of El Obeid, SudanBishop Emeritus
46.3Ordained BishopGuire PoulardBishop of Jacmel, HaïtiArchbishop Emeritus of Port-au-Prince, Haïti
19 May75.0AppointedJan LebedaAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czechia
75.0AppointedJan LebedaTitular Bishop of NoviAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czechia
63.6AppointedAntonín Liška, C.SS.R. †Auxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, CzechiaBishop Emeritus of České Budĕjovice {Budweis}, Czechia
63.6AppointedAntonín Liška, C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of VergiBishop Emeritus of České Budĕjovice {Budweis}, Czechia
54.6AppointedJán SokolAuxiliary Bishop of Trnava, SlovakiaArchbishop Emeritus of Trnava, Slovakia
54.6AppointedJán SokolTitular Bishop of LuniArchbishop Emeritus of Trnava, Slovakia
20 May26.8Ordained PriestKamal Fahim Awad (Boutros) HannaPriest of Minya {Ermopoli Maggiore; Minieh} (Coptic), EgyptBishop Emeritus
21 May62.6AppointedJorge Ardila SerranoBishop of Girardot, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
46.4AppointedSofio Guinto BalceCoadjutor Bishop of Cabanatuan, PhilippinesBishop
41.5AppointedLuis Madrid MerlanoPrelate of Tibú, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia
26.8Ordained PriestValdir MamedePriest of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MaryBishop of Catanduva, Sao Paulo, Brazil
36.3Solemn VowsJean César Scarcella, C.R.A.Member of Swiss Congregation of Canons Regular of Saint Maurice of AgauneAbbot of Saint-Maurice, Switzerland
22 May23.8Ordained DeaconSylvain Jean-Luc Bataille, S.J.M.V.Deacon of Beauvais (-Noyon-Senlis), FranceBishop of Saint-Etienne, France
39.7Ordained BishopWolfgang HaasCoadjutor Bishop of Chur, SwitzerlandArchbishop of Vaduz, Liechtenstein
32.9Ordained PriestPhilippe MoussetPriest of La Rochelle (-Saintes), FranceBishop of Périgueux (-Sarlat), France
25.4Ordained PriestMarco PrastaroPriest of Torino {Turin}, ItalyBishop of Asti, Italy
24.8Ordained PriestMauro RivellaPriest of Torino {Turin}, ItalySecretary Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
24.2Ordained PriestGrzegorz RyśPriest of Kraków {Cracow}, PolandArchbishop of Łódź, Poland
29.7Ordained PriestSelim Jean SfeirPriest of Sarba (Maronite), LebanonArchbishop of Cipro (Maronite)
36.3Ordained PriestNorman King’oo WambuaPriestBishop of Machakos, Kenya
23 May44.4AppointedJuan Luis Cipriani ThorneAuxiliary Bishop of Ayacucho o Huamanga, PeruCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Lima, Peru
44.4AppointedJuan Luis Cipriani ThorneTitular Bishop of TuruziCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Lima, Peru
60.5AppointedAngelo SodanoSecretary of the Roman Curia - OtherCardinal, Dean Emeritus of the College of Cardinals
91.0DiedAlfonso Maria Ungarelli, M.S.C. †Prelate Emeritus of Pinheiro, Maranhão, Brazil
24 May59.1Ordained BishopVicente García BernalBishop of Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
30.9Ordained PriestPaul ToppoPriest of Raigarh, IndiaBishop
25 May49.3Ordained BishopGabriel MmoleBishop of Mtwara, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
26 May56.3AppointedJosé Saraiva Martins, C.M.F.Titular Archbishop of ThuburnicaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
56.3AppointedJosé Saraiva Martins, C.M.F.Secretary of the Congregation for Catholic Education (for Institutes of Study)Cardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
27 May50.0AppointedAnthony Joseph O’ConnellBishop of Knoxville, Tennessee, USABishop Emeritus of Palm Beach, Florida, USA
59.7AppointedBernard William SchmittAuxiliary Bishop of Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, USABishop Emeritus
59.7AppointedBernard William SchmittTitular Bishop of Walla WallaBishop Emeritus of Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, USA
44.7Ordained PriestPaul Joseph SwainPriest of Madison, Wisconsin, USABishop Emeritus of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
28 May27.7Ordained PriestDaniel Elias GarciaPriest of Austin, Texas, USABishop of Monterey in California, USA
31.2Ordained PriestJosé Gislon, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
42.8Ordained BishopAntonio José López CastilloTitular Bishop of TheuziArchbishop Emeritus of Barquisimeto, Venezuela
23.6Ordained PriestPiotr Wojciech TurzyńskiPriest of Sandomierz-Radom, PolandAuxiliary Bishop of Radom, Poland
29 May46.1Ordained BishopRicardo Blázquez PérezTitular Bishop of Germa in GalatiaCardinal, Archbishop of Valladolid, Spain
25.9Ordained PriestVicente Danilo Echeverría VerdesotoPriest of Quito, EcuadorAuxiliary Bishop
25.0Ordained PriestAleksandr Kan, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusSuperior Emeritus of Kyrgyzstan
58.5InstalledVincenzo ZarriBishop of Forli-Bertinoro, ItalyBishop Emeritus
30 May52.1AppointedVicente Salgado y GarruchoBishop of Romblon, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
31 May76.2DiedMario Di LietoBishop Emeritus of Cerignola-Ascoli Satriano, Italy
48.0AppointedSantiago García AracilBishop of Jaén, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Mérida-Badajoz, Spain
76.6RetiredMiguel Peinado PeinadoBishop of Jaén, SpainBishop Emeritus
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