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The Year of Our Lord 1991

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Mar80.7RetiredFrancesco Maria FranziAuxiliary Bishop of Novara, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
2 Mar78.8Ordained BishopRafal Wladyslaw Kiernicki, O.F.M. Conv. †Titular Bishop of DuraAuxiliary Bishop of Lviv, Ukraine
24.4Professed (Perpetual Vows)Carlos Alberto Novoa de Agustini, O.F.M. Cap.Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinFormer Auxiliary Bishop-Elect of Lomas de Zamora, Argentina
72.1Ordained BishopJan Olszanski, M.I.C. †Bishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi, UkraineBishop Emeritus
26.7Ordained PriestJános SzékelyPriest of Esztergom-Budapest, HungaryAuxiliary Bishop
43.9Ordained BishopMarkijan Trofym’yakTitular Bishop of AuziaBishop Emeritus of Lutsk, Ukraine
3 Mar55.0InstalledRenato CortiBishop of Novara, ItalyBishop Emeritus
4 Mar65.4InstalledJoseph Habib HittiBishop of Saint Maron of Sydney (Maronite), AustraliaBishop Emeritus
56.3Ordained BishopJan PurwinskiBishop of Zytomir, UkraineBishop Emeritus of Kyiv-Zhytomyr, Ukraine
67.3AppointedPaul Shan Kuo-hsi, S.J. †Bishop of Kaohsiung, TaiwanCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
6 Mar51.8AppointedJosé Jovêncio Balestieri, S.D.B.Bishop of Humaitá, Amazonas, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Rio do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil
75.7RetiredMiguel d’Aversa, S.D.B. †Bishop of Humaitá, Amazonas, BrazilBishop Emeritus
50.1AppointedFrancisco Javier Hernández Arnedo, O.A.R.Bishop of Tianguá, Ceara, Brazil
7 Mar50.8Ordained BishopFelipe Arizmendi EsquivelBishop of Tapachula, Chiapas, MéxicoBishop of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, México
78.3DiedRaymond Joseph GallagherBishop Emeritus of Lafayette in Indiana, USA
8 Mar59.9RetiredJosé de Jesús Aguilera RodriguezBishop of Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
9 Mar61.0ResignedAlbert Edward BaharagateBishop of Hoima, UgandaBishop Emeritus
49.4SucceededDeogratias Muganwa ByabazaireBishop of Hoima, Uganda
61.1InstalledPellegrino Tomaso Ronchi, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Città di Castello, ItalyBishop Emeritus
10 Mar57.4InstalledJulián García Centeno, O.S.A.Vicar Apostolic of Iquitos, PeruVicar Apostolic Emeritus
27.2Ordained PriestLaunay SaturnéPriest of Port-au-Prince, HaïtiBishop of Jacmel, Haïti
12 Mar48.1AppointedCristián Caro CorderoAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de ChileArchbishop of Puerto Montt, Chile
48.1AppointedCristián Caro CorderoTitular Bishop of ArcavicaArchbishop of Puerto Montt, Chile
13 Mar59.2AppointedMarcelino Correr, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Carolina, Maranho, BrazilBishop Emeritus
79.2DiedGaetano Pollio, P.I.M.E. †Bishop Emeritus of Salerno (-Acerno), ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
15 Mar54.5Ordained BishopDadeus GringsBishop of São João da Boa Vista, Sao Paulo, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
16 Mar76.9DiedFrancis Jules Joseph Marie BarbuBishop Emeritus of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), France
83.3DiedJames Darcy FreemanCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Sydney, Australia
17 Mar24.0Ordained PriestBohdan Dzyurakh, C.SS.R.PriestCurial Bishop of Kyiv-Halyč {Kiev} (Ukrainian), Ukraine
53.4InstalledCharbel Georges Merhi, M.L.Bishop of San Charbel en Buenos Aires (Maronite), ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
18 Mar50.5AppointedLajos PápaiBishop of Győr (Raab), Hungary
71.0ResignedKornél Pataky (Pataki)Bishop of Győr (Raab), HungaryBishop Emeritus
45.1AppointedImre Asztrik Várszegi, O.S.B.Abbot of Pannonhalma, Hungary
59.9AppointedPatrick Joseph WalshBishop of Down and Connor, IrelandBishop Emeritus
19 Mar66.5Ordained BishopHerberto Celso AngeloTitular Bishop of CoelianaAuxiliary Bishop of Mercedes-Luján, Argentina
32.0Ordained PriestCharles Jason GordonPriest of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, AntillesBishop of Bridgetown, Barbados, Antilles
20 Mar61.2AppointedBruno TommasiArchbishop of Lucca, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
22 Mar27.1Ordained PriestAgapitus Enuyehnyoh NfonPriest of Kumbo, CameroonAuxiliary Bishop of Bamenda, Cameroon
25 Mar49.8AppointedGerard CliffordAuxiliary Bishop of Armagh, IrelandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
49.8AppointedGerard CliffordTitular Bishop of HieronAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Armagh, Ireland
63.5AppointedLino Esterino Garavaglia, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Cesena-Sarsina, ItalyBishop Emeritus
47.0SucceededFrançois Charles GarnierBishop of Luçon, FranceArchbishop of Cambrai, France
85.3DiedMarcel-François Lefebvre, C.S.Sp. †Bishop Emeritus of Tulle, France
75.1RetiredCharles-Auguste-Marie PatyBishop of Luçon, FranceBishop Emeritus
27 Mar47.6AppointedBernardino MarchióCoadjutor Bishop of Pesqueira, Pernambuco, BrazilBishop of Caruaru, Pernambuco, Brazil
91.7RetiredFrantišek TomášekArchbishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech RepublicCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
58.9AppointedMiloslav VlkArchbishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech RepublicCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
1 Apr82.8DiedJesús Antonio Castro BecerraBishop Emeritus of Palmira, Colombia
2 Apr76.4RetiredJulián Luis Barni Spotti, O.F.M. †Bishop of León en NicaraguaBishop Emeritus
49.4AppointedCésar Bosco Vivas RobeloBishop of León en Nicaragua
4 Apr49.8AppointedPablo Lizama RiquelmeBishop of Melipilla, ChileArchbishop of Antofagasta, Chile
32.5Ordained PriestJoseph Nguyen Tan TuocPriest of Phú Cuong, Viet NamBishop
32.8IncardinatedGuillermo Patricio Vera SotoPriest of Melipilla, ChileBishop of Iquique, Chile
6 Apr34.1Ordained PriestFernando Natalio Chomalí GaribPriest of Santiago de ChileArchbishop of Concepción (Santissima Concezione), Chile
62.4AppointedFranco FestorazziArchbishop of Ancona-Osimo, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
67.5ResignedMichel Joseph KuehnBishop of Chartres, FranceBishop Emeritus
60.6Ordained BishopMichael Mary O’Shea, O.S.M. †Titular Bishop of Ath TruimVicar Apostolic of Ingwavuma, South Africa
54.3SucceededJacques Jean Joseph Jules PerrierBishop of Chartres, FranceBishop Emeritus of Tarbes et Lourdes, France
57.1ResignedDionigi TettamanziArchbishop of Ancona-Osimo, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Milano {Milan}, Italy
27.2Ordained PriestJohannes Harmannes Jozefus van den HendePriest of Groningen, NetherlandsBishop of Rotterdam, Netherlands
7 Apr59.6Ordained BishopHubert Constant, O.M.I. †Bishop of Fort-Liberté, HaïtiArchbishop Emeritus of Cap-Haïtien, Haïti
26.7Ordained PriestIgnatius D’SouzaPriest of Lucknow, IndiaBishop of Bareilly, India
11 Apr52.0AppointedMiguel Angel Aguilar MirandaBishop of Guaranda, EcuadorBishop Emeritus of Ecuador, Military
46.6AppointedJean-Paul Maurice JaegerCoadjutor Bishop of Nancy (-Toul), FranceBishop of Arras (-Boulogne-Saint-Omer), France
52.0AppointedJuraj JezerinacAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, CroatiaBishop of Croatia, Military
52.0AppointedJuraj JezerinacTitular Bishop of StrumnitzaBishop of Croatia, Military
70.1Ordained BishopJoseph Nguyên Phung HiêuBishop of Hung Hoá, Viet Nam
12 Apr62.1AppointedLuigi ContiApostolic Nuncio to HondurasApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Malta
53.0ResignedManuel Monteiro de CastroApostolic Nuncio to HondurasCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
13 Apr45.3Ordained BishopJacques Tukumbé Nyimbusède AnyilundaBishop of Dapaong, Togo
65.6AppointedAndrea Cordero Lanza di MontezemoloTitular Archbishop of TuscaniaCardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
41.6AppointedAleksander KaszkiewiczBishop of Grodno, Belarus
45.3AppointedTadeusz KondrusiewiczApostolic Administrator of European Russia {Russia Europea}Archbishop of Minsk-Mohilev, Belarus
41.0AppointedJan Paweł Lenga, M.I.C.Apostolic Administrator of KazakhstanBishop Emeritus of Karaganda, Kazakhstan
41.0AppointedJan Paweł Lenga, M.I.C.Titular Bishop of ArbaBishop Emeritus of Karaganda, Kazakhstan
58.7AppointedPier Luigi MazzoniBishop of Ascoli Piceno, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Gaeta, Italy
76.1RetiredMarcello MorganteBishop of Ascoli Piceno, ItalyBishop Emeritus
76.5AppointedKazimierz ŚwiątekArchbishop of Minsk-Mohilev, BelarusCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
76.5AppointedKazimierz ŚwiątekApostolic Administrator of Pinsk, BelarusCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Minsk-Mohilev, Belarus
26.7Ordained DeaconBrian UdaigweDeacon of Orlu, NigeriaApostolic Nuncio to Benin
38.5AppointedJoseph Werth, S.J.Apostolic Administrator of Siberia, Russian FederationBishop of Trasfigurazione a Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
38.5AppointedJoseph Werth, S.J.Titular Bishop of BulnaBishop of Trasfigurazione a Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
14 Apr48.2Ordained BishopCristián Caro CorderoTitular Bishop of ArcavicaArchbishop of Puerto Montt, Chile
50.0Ordained BishopGérard Antoine Léopold DaucourtCoadjutor Bishop of Troyes, FranceBishop Emeritus of Nanterre, France
50.9Ordained BishopAndré-Joseph (Mutien) LéonardBishop of Namur {Namen}, BelgiumArchbishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
55.1InstalledJulio Terrazas Sandoval, C.SS.R.Archbishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, BoliviaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
15 Apr64.9AppointedPaul Michael Boyle, C.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Mandeville, Jamaica, AntillesBishop Emeritus of Mandeville, Jamaica, Antilles
64.9AppointedPaul Michael Boyle, C.P. †Titular Bishop of CanapiumBishop Emeritus of Mandeville, Jamaica, Antilles
56.7AppointedFabio de Jesús Morales Grisales, C.SS.R.Vicar Apostolic of Sibundoy, ColombiaBishop Emeritus of Mocoa-Sibundoy, Colombia
56.7AppointedFabio de Jesús Morales Grisales, C.SS.R.Titular Bishop of BuduaBishop Emeritus of Mocoa-Sibundoy, Colombia
53.2AppointedPhilippe Nkiere Keana, C.I.C.M.Coadjutor Bishop of Bondo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop of Inongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
49.5AppointedPeter Takeo OkadaBishop of Urawa, JapanArchbishop of Tōkyō, Japan
67.8ResignedJosef PlögerAuxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
16 Apr75.3RetiredLeo Joseph BrustAuxiliary Bishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
18 Apr91.5DiedThomas Arthur ConnollyArchbishop Emeritus of Seattle, Washington, USA
20 Apr55.7AppointedFortunato BaldelliApostolic Nuncio to Dominican RepublicCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
56.7Ordained BishopDomenico CruscoBishop of Oppido Mamertina-Palmi, ItalyBishop Emeritus of San Marco Argentano-Scalea, Italy
76.5DiedEmmanuel Kiwanuka NsubugaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Kampala, Uganda
65.1Ordained BishopMario RizziTitular Archbishop of BalneoregiumApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Bulgaria
21 Apr49.8Ordained BishopGerard CliffordTitular Bishop of HieronAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Armagh, Ireland
59.3Ordained BishopMarcelino Correr, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Carolina, Maranho, BrazilBishop Emeritus
93.4DiedÁngel María Ocampo Berrio, S.J. †Archbishop Emeritus of Tunja, Colombia
22 Apr83.3DiedVictor Van Beurden, SS.CC. †Bishop Emeritus of Kole, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
23 Apr59.5AppointedJorge Arturo Meinvielle, S.D.B. †Bishop of San Justo, Argentina
24 Apr40.9AppointedAlberto Taveira CorrêaAuxiliary Bishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal, BrazilArchbishop of Belém do Pará, Brazil
40.9AppointedAlberto Taveira CorrêaTitular Bishop of SinnipsaArchbishop of Belém do Pará, Brazil
78.2DiedMatija ZvekanovicBishop Emeritus of Subotica, Serbia
25 Apr52.3Ordained BishopTerence John BrainTitular Bishop of AmudarsaBishop of Salford, England, Great Britain
26 Apr86.8DiedAntônio de Castro MayerBishop Emeritus of Campos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
76.2RetiredHenry Joseph KennedyBishop of Armidale, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
57.5AppointedKevin Michael ManningBishop of Armidale, AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Parramatta, Australia
66.1DiedThaddeus Anthony ShubsdaBishop of Monterey in California, USA
27 Apr59.1Ordained BishopAntonio Juan Baseotto, C.SS.R.Coadjutor Bishop of Añatuya, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Argentina, Military
50.6Ordained BishopLajos PápaiBishop of Győr (Raab), Hungary
31.1Ordained PriestJoseph Mopeli Sephamola, O.M.I.Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop of Qacha’s Nek, Lesotho
79.9DiedPasquale VeneziaBishop Emeritus of Avellino, Italy
28 Apr34.7Ordained PriestJosé Soares Filho, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Carolina, Maranho, Brazil
29 Apr29.8Ordained PriestNiranjan Sual SinghPriest of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar, IndiaBishop of Sambalpur, India
30 Apr40.7AppointedEmilio Aranguren EcheverriaAuxiliary Bishop of Cienfuegos-Santa Clara, CubaBishop of Holguín, Cuba
40.7AppointedEmilio Aranguren EcheverriaTitular Bishop of Cellae in ProconsulariBishop of Holguín, Cuba
79.3DiedMichel-Henri Canonne, A.A. †Bishop Emeritus of Tuléar, Madagascar
52.2AppointedJames Patterson Lyke, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
48.5AppointedVincenzo ManzellaBishop of Caltagirone, ItalyBishop of Cefalù, Italy
42.2AppointedJosé Francisco Robles OrtegaAuxiliary Bishop of Toluca, México, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
42.2AppointedJosé Francisco Robles OrtegaTitular Bishop of BossaCardinal, Archbishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
71.7AppointedPablo Antonio Vega MantillaBishop of Juigalpa, NicaraguaBishop Emeritus
61.9AppointedPedro Lisímaco de Jesús Vílchez VílchezBishop of Jinotega, NicaraguaBishop Emeritus
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