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The Year of Our Lord 1992

Bishop Events

May to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 May58.9Ordained BishopJoseph James Potocnak, S.C.I.Bishop of De Aar, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
49.6Ordained BishopNorbert TrelleTitular Bishop of EgnatiaBishop of Hildesheim, Germany
2 May31.0Ordained PriestTelesphore Bilung, S.V.D.Priest of Society of the Divine WordAuxiliary Bishop of Ranchi, India
27.7Ordained PriestBrian UdaigwePriest of Orlu, NigeriaApostolic Nuncio to Benin
3 May52.8Ordained BishopJoseph Sunday AjomoBishop of Lokoja, Nigeria
70.3Ordained BishopYohannes WoldegiorgisTitular Bishop of FormaVicar Apostolic of Meki, Ethiopia
4 May63.1AppointedNatalino PescaroloBishop of Fossano, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Cuneo, Italy
5 May52.6AppointedEustaquio Pastor Cuquejo Verga, C.SS.R.Bishop of Paraguay, MilitaryArchbishop Emeritus of Asunción, Paraguay
52.6AppointedEustaquio Pastor Cuquejo Verga, C.SS.R.Titular Bishop of AufiniumArchbishop Emeritus of Asunción, Paraguay
6 May65.0ResignedEamon CaseyBishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh, IrelandBishop Emeritus
58.9DiedMichael Cornelis C. Coomans, M.S.F. †Bishop of Samarinda, Indonesia
75.0RetiredHubertus Cornelis Antonius ErnstBishop of Breda, NetherlandsBishop Emeritus
7 May50.3Ordained BishopThomas Nguyên Văn TrâmTitular Bishop of HiltaBishop of Ba Ria, Viet Nam
61.8AppointedVittorio TomassettiBishop of Palestrina, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Fano-Fossombrone-Cagli-Pergola, Italy
8 May79.8DiedArnoldo OnistoBishop Emeritus of Vicenza, Italy
9 May63.0Ordained BishopAndrea CassoneArchbishop of Rossano-Cariati, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
71.1DiedJoseph Nguyên Phung HiêuBishop of Hung Hoá, Viet Nam
30.7Ordained PriestCajetan Francis OstaPriest of Muzaffarpur, IndiaBishop
10 May33.3Ordained PriestMichael Didi Adgum MangoriaPriest of Khartoum, SudanBishop of El Obeid, Sudan
51.6Ordained BishopCesare Bonivento, P.I.M.E.Bishop of Vanimo, Papua New Guinea
49.6Ordained BishopJean-Berchmans NterereCoadjutor Bishop of Muyinga, BurundiBishop
13 May56.6Ordained BishopFabian Wendelin BruskewitzBishop of Lincoln, Nebraska, USABishop Emeritus
48.4AppointedAlfonso Cabezas Aristizábal, C.M.Coadjutor Bishop of Villavicencio, ColombiaBishop Emeritus of Villavicencio, Colombia
83.9DiedLauncelot John GoodyArchbishop Emeritus of Perth, Australia
16 May28.7Ordained PriestJohn Joseph McIntyrePriest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAAuxiliary Bishop
59.3AppointedAlfredo José Rodríguez FigueroaArchbishop of Cumaná, Venezuela
17 May66.2InstalledBernard AgréBishop of Yamoussoukro, Côte d’IvoireCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
47.4Ordained BishopAyo-Maria Atoyebi, O.P.Bishop of Ilorin, Nigeria
78.4DiedAlfred PichlerBishop Emeritus of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
19 May51.3Ordained BishopJustin Joseph BianchiniBishop of Geraldton, Australia
80.1DiedJózef Benedykt KurpasAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Katowice, Poland
20 May55.4AppointedJorge Mario Bergoglio, S.J.Auxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
55.4AppointedJorge Mario Bergoglio, S.J.Titular Bishop of AucaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
89.4DiedGiovanni Umberto ColomboCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Milano {Milan}, Italy
46.0AppointedMichael NearyAuxiliary BishopArchbishop of Tuam, Ireland
46.0AppointedMichael NearyTitular Bishop of QuaestorianaArchbishop of Tuam, Ireland
53.7AppointedRaúl Omar RossiAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaBishop of San Martín, Argentina
53.7AppointedRaúl Omar RossiTitular Bishop of EneraBishop of San Martín, Argentina
21 May62.3Ordained BishopJohn Patrick BolesTitular Bishop of Nova SparsaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
64.7Ordained BishopJohn Richard McNamaraTitular Bishop of RisiniumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
22 May79.9DiedGiovanni Enrico (John Henry) Boccella, T.O.R. †Archbishop Emeritus of Izmir (Smirne), Turkey
28.1Ordained PriestPeter Andrew ComensoliPriest of Wollongong, AustraliaBishop of Broken Bay, Australia
80.2RetiredPatrick Vincent Hurley, C.SS.R. †Auxiliary Bishop of Samoa-Apia and Tokelau, Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
23 May43.0Ordained BishopTarcisius Gervazio ZiyayeTitular Bishop of MaconArchbishop of Lilongwe, Malawi
24 May61.0DiedMathias William Schmidt, O.S.B. †Bishop of Ruy Barbosa (Rui Barbosa), Bahia, Brazil
52.0InstalledJan Bernard SzlagaBishop of Pelplin, Poland
25 May69.7DiedAthanasios AbadirBishop of Ismayliah (Coptic), Egypt
58.3InstalledEdmond CarmodyBishop of Tyler, Texas, USABishop Emeritus of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
57.0AppointedGerardo PierroArchbishop of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
85.7DiedAnselmo Pietrulla, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Tubarão, Santa Catarina, Brazil
26 May78.9DiedInácio Barbosa Accioly, O.S.B. †Abbot of Nossa Senhora do Monserrate do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
50.1AppointedRicardo Blázquez PérezBishop of Palencia, SpainArchbishop of Valladolid, Spain
44.3AppointedJavier Salinas ViñalsBishop of Ibiza, SpainBishop of Mallorca, Spain
27 May60.4AppointedHilário Moser, S.D.B.Bishop of Tubarão, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus
28 May25.1Ordained PriestMarek SolarczykPriest of Warszawa-Praga, PolandAuxiliary Bishop
29 May53.5AppointedReginald Michael CawcuttAuxiliary Bishop of Cape Town {Kaapstad}, South AfricaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
53.5AppointedReginald Michael CawcuttTitular Bishop of EgabroAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Cape Town {Kaapstad}, South Africa
41.8AppointedDamião António FranklinAuxiliary Bishop of Luanda, AngolaArchbishop
41.8AppointedDamião António FranklinTitular Bishop of FaleroneArchbishop of Luanda, Angola
76.5RetiredDenis Eugene Hurley, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Durban, South AfricaArchbishop Emeritus
65.6DiedAlbert NdongmoBishop Emeritus of Nkongsamba, Cameroon
48.3AppointedRatko PerićCoadjutor Bishop of Mostar-Duvno (-Trebinje e Mrkan), Bosnia and HerzegovinaBishop
47.3AppointedSerafim Shyngo-Ya-Hombo, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Mbanza Congo, AngolaBishop Emeritus
30 May57.5Ordained BishopSimon Akwali OkaforTitular Bishop of AugurusBishop Emeritus of Awka, Nigeria
58.4Ordained BishopAdam Smigielski, S.D.B. †Bishop of Sosnowiec, Poland
51.6AppointedFouad Boutros TwalPrelate of Tunis, TunisiaPatriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
31 May27.2Ordained DeaconOnécimo AlbertonDeacon of Tubarão, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop of Rio do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil
25.8Ordained PriestArūnas PoniškaitisPriest of Vilkaviškis, LithuaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
1 Jun73.9RetiredVicente de Paulo Araújo MatosBishop of Crato, Ceara, BrazilBishop Emeritus
65.4AppointedMaroun Khoury SaderArchbishop of Tyr (Maronite), LebanonArchbishop Emeritus
2 Jun58.7AppointedAlfio RapisardaApostolic Nuncio to BrazilApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Portugal
4 Jun44.4AppointedAndrej ImrichAuxiliary Bishop of Spiš, Slovakia
44.4AppointedAndrej ImrichTitular Bishop of Castellum TitulianumAuxiliary Bishop of Spiš, Slovakia
55.1AppointedToribio Ticona PorcoPrelate of Corocoro, BoliviaPrelate Emeritus
5 Jun56.6Ordained BishopJosé Guadalupe Martín RábagoTitular Bishop of TuscamiaArchbishop Emeritus of León, Guanajuato, México
81.8RetiredKajetán MatoušekAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech RepublicAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
42.6Ordained BishopJavier Navarro RodríguezTitular Bishop of VoncariaBishop of Zamora, Michoacán, México
6 Jun50.4Ordained BishopNel Hedye Beltrán SantamariaBishop of Sincelejo, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
43.8Ordained BishopJan Chrapek, C.S.M.A. †Titular Bishop of CataquasBishop of Radom, Poland
83.0DiedJosé Armando Gutiérrez GranierArchbishop Emeritus of Cochabamba, Bolivia
7 Jun26.9Ordained PriestPetro Herkulan Malchuk, O.F.M.PriestBishop of Kyiv-Zhytomyr, Ukraine
11 Jun45.5AppointedCristián Enrique Contreras Molina, O. de M.Prelate of Calama, ChileBishop of San Felipe, Chile
14 Jun57.8Ordained BishopJacques Maurice FaivreTitular Bishop of San LeoneBishop Emeritus of Le Mans, France
59.4Ordained BishopJuan García-Santacruz OrtizBishop of Guadix, SpainBishop Emeritus
30.2Ordained PriestBernardin Francis MfumbusaPriest of Dodoma, TanzaniaBishop of Kondoa, Tanzania
30.7Ordained PriestLaurent Jean Lucien Marie PercerouPriest of Chartres, FranceBishop of Moulins, France
16 Jun47.9AppointedSean Patrick O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Fall River, Massachusetts, USACardinal, Archbishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
77.7DiedBernard Schilling, S.V.D. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Goroka, Papua New Guinea
17 Jun38.6IncardinatedOscar Azarcon SolisPriest of Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana, USAAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USA
18 Jun90.8DiedRamón Munita EyzaguirreBishop Emeritus of Puerto Montt, Chile
27.6Ordained DeaconGregório (Leozírio) Paixão Neto, O.S.B.Deacon of Order of Saint BenedictBishop of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
81.1DiedGermán Villa Gaviria, C.I.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Barranquilla, Colombia
20 Jun30.1Ordained PriestJoão Kot, O.M.I.Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop of Zé-Doca, Maranho, Brazil
75.8DiedGyula SzakosBishop Emeritus of Székesfehérvár (Albareale), Hungary
21 Jun34.2Ordained DeaconRaymond Michel René CentèneDeacon of Perpignan-Elne, FranceBishop of Vannes, France
23 Jun62.6AppointedRoberto Antonio Dávila UzcáteguiAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de VenezuelaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
62.6AppointedRoberto Antonio Dávila UzcáteguiTitular Bishop of ArindelaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
62.6ResignedRoberto Antonio Dávila UzcáteguiBishop of San Fernando de Apure, VenezuelaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
24 Jun55.4AppointedPier Luigi CelataApostolic Nuncio to SloveniaVice-Chamberlain of the Apostolic Chamber
53.4Ordained BishopNicola de Angelis, C.F.I.C.Titular Bishop of RemesianaBishop Emeritus of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
50.2Ordained BishopJohn Stephen KnightTitular Bishop of TaraquaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
78.1DiedAngelo PedroniApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Belgium
25 Jun61.8Ordained BishopMagnus MwalunyunguBishop of Tunduru-Masasi, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
26 Jun60.2AppointedPatrick Edward O’ConnorSuperior of Tokelau, Pacific (Oceania)Superior Emeritus
27 Jun55.5Ordained BishopJorge Mario Bergoglio, S.J.Titular Bishop of AucaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
29.8Ordained PriestNicolas Jean René BrouwetPriest of Nanterre, FranceBishop of Tarbes et Lourdes, France
33.0Ordained PriestPaul Dennis EtiennePriest of Indianapolis, Indiana, USABishop of Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
25.4Ordained PriestAndré GueyePriest of Thiès, SenegalBishop
44.5SucceededJosé Antonio Pérez Sánchez, O.F.M.Prelate of Jesús María (del Nayar), Nayarit, MéxicoPrelate Emeritus
73.2ResignedManuel Romero Arvizu, O.F.M. †Prelate of Jesús María (del Nayar), Nayarit, MéxicoPrelate Emeritus
53.8Ordained BishopRaúl Omar RossiTitular Bishop of EneraBishop of San Martín, Argentina
33.3Ordained PriestOttavio Vitale, R.C.J.Priest of Rogationists of the Heart of JesusBishop of Lezhë {Lesh, Alessio}, Albania
28 Jun31.4Ordained PriestVincent Alexandre Édouard Élie JordyPriest of Strasbourg, FranceBishop of Saint-Claude, France
49.4Ordained BishopAugustin MisagoBishop of Gikongoro, Rwanda
25.9Ordained PriestIvan ŠaškoPriest of Zagreb, CroatiaAuxiliary Bishop
62.0Ordained BishopVittorio TomassettiBishop of Palestrina, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Fano-Fossombrone-Cagli-Pergola, Italy
29 Jun59.2Ordained BishopGilles Cazabon, O.M.I.Bishop of Timmins, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Saint-Jérôme, Québec, Canada
30 Jun75.7RetiredGiuseppe AmariBishop of Verona, ItalyBishop Emeritus
55.2AppointedAttilio NicoraBishop of Verona, ItalyCardinal, President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
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