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The Year of Our Lord 1994

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Mar68.3ResignedGiovanni CoppaApostolic Nuncio to SlovakiaCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Czech Republic
72.7ResignedEdgar Carício de GouvêaBishop of Irecê, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
68.8AppointedLuigi DossenaApostolic Nuncio to SlovakiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
3 Mar50.5ResignedAngelo ComastriBishop of Massa Marittima-Piombino, ItalyCardinal, President of the Fabric of St. Peter
65.7DiedMiloslaw-Jan KolodziejczykAuxiliary Bishop of Częstochowa, Poland
4 Mar91.8DiedMarie-Joseph Lemieux, O.P. †Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to India
59.2DiedJoseph Lin Thien-chuBishop of Kiayi, Taiwan
92.8DiedPaul-Sanson-Jean-Marie RobertBishop Emeritus of Les Gonaïves, Haïti
91.5DiedOctave-Marie Terrienne, M.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Gilbert Islands {Isole Gilbert}, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)
5 Mar59.5AppointedAmbrose Battista De PaoliApostolic Delegate to NamibiaApostolic Nuncio to Australia
59.5AppointedAmbrose Battista De PaoliApostolic Delegate to BotswanaApostolic Nuncio to Australia
42.7AppointedJuan Bautista Gavilán VelásquezBishop of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en ParaguayBishop of Coronel Oviedo, Paraguay
44.2Ordained BishopJacek JezierskiTitular Bishop of LiberaliaBishop of Elbląg, Poland
44.8AppointedFernando Armindo Lugo Méndez, S.V.D.Bishop of San Pedro, Paraguay
71.1AppointedJorge María MejíaSecretary of the Congregation for BishopsCardinal, Archivist Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archives
80.9DiedFrancisco Xavier Nierhoff, M.S.F. †Bishop Emeritus of Floresta, Pernambuco, Brazil
6 Mar54.0InstalledGiovanni De VivoBishop of Pescia, Italy
65.6DiedJames HanniganBishop of Wrexham, Wales, Great Britain
7 Mar85.1DiedRafael González EstradaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Guatemala
9 Mar47.9AppointedOrlando BrandesBishop of Joinville, Santa Catarina, BrazilArchbishop of Londrina, Parana, Brazil
56.2AppointedGino Malvestio, P.I.M.E. †Bishop of Parintins, Amazonas, Brazil
75.9ResignedGregório WarmelingBishop of Joinville, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus
10 Mar71.1AppointedJorge María MejíaSecretary of the College of CardinalsCardinal, Archivist Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archives
60.3Ordained BishopSylvester MonteiroTitular Bishop of ScampaBishop of Aurangabad, India
57.1AppointedPaolo De NicolòOfficial of the Prefecture of the Papal HouseholdOfficial Emeritus
11 Mar64.3InstalledEduardo Vicente MirásArchbishop of Rosario, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
12 Mar48.2Ordained BishopPierre BürcherTitular Bishop of Maximiana in ByzacenaBishop of Reykjavik, Iceland
84.8DiedEmile Durrheimer, S.M.A. †Bishop Emeritus of Katiola, Côte d’Ivoire
44.3AppointedFreddy Jesús Fuenmayor SuárezBishop of Cabimas, VenezuelaBishop of Los Teques, Venezuela
70.7DiedAghnatios Elias Yaacoub, S.J. †Bishop of Luqsor {Tebe} (Coptic), Egypt
14 Mar55.2AppointedLucas AbadamlooraBishop of Navrongo-Bolgatanga, Ghana
71.5RetiredRudolph A. AkanluBishop of Navrongo-Bolgatanga, GhanaBishop Emeritus
56.1AppointedAnthony Chiminello, O.S.F.S. †Bishop of Keetmanshoop, Namibia
41.2AppointedRichard Domba MadyBishop of Doruma-Dungu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
59.2AppointedBonifatius Haushiku, I.C.P. †Archbishop of Windhoek, Namibia
64.7DiedTarcisio Pisani, O.M. †Bishop of Altamura-Gravina-Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
45.7AppointedJoseph Shipandeni Shikongo, O.M.I.Vicar Apostolic of Rundu, Namibia
45.7AppointedJoseph Shipandeni Shikongo, O.M.I.Titular Bishop of CapraVicar Apostolic of Rundu, Namibia
15 Mar48.4AppointedCarlos López HernándezBishop of Plasencia, SpainBishop of Salamanca, Spain
65.7AppointedCharles James McDonnellAuxiliary Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
65.7AppointedCharles James McDonnellTitular Bishop of PocofeltusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Newark, New Jersey, USA
DiedJacob Vadakeveetil, C.M. †Apostolic Administrator Emeritus of Balasore, India
46.5AppointedJosé Eduardo Velásquez TarazonaAuxiliary Bishop of Huaraz, PeruBishop
46.5AppointedJosé Eduardo Velásquez TarazonaTitular Bishop of ObbaBishop of Huaraz, Peru
16 Mar58.9InstalledJustin Francis RigaliArchbishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
18 Mar64.1InstalledMiguel Caviedes MedinaBishop of Los Angeles, ChileBishop Emeritus
51.1Ordained BishopPierre Fisette, P.M.E. †Bishop of Hearst, Ontario, Canada
19 Mar62.8Ordained BishopLorenzo Ceresoli, M.C.C.I.Titular Bishop of FallabaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Awasa, Ethiopia
51.2Ordained BishopThomas John CurryTitular Bishop of Ceanannus MórAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USA
41.2Ordained BishopJuan Rubén MartinezBishop of Reconquista, ArgentinaBishop of Posadas, Argentina
49.0Ordained BishopJesús Moraza Ruiz de Azúa, O.A.R.Prelate of Lábrea, Amazonas, Brazil
66.7Ordained BishopJoseph Martin SartorisTitular Bishop of OlivaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, California, USA
32.7Ordained PriestJuarez Sousa Da SilvaPriest of Campo Maior, Piaui, BrazilBishop of Oeiras, Piaui, Brazil
27.4Ordained PriestValentine Tsamma SeanePriestBishop of Gaborone, Botswana
42.5Ordained BishopGabino ZavalaTitular Bishop of TamascaniAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, California, USA
20 Mar61.2Ordained BishopLeonardo Mario Bernacchi, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of TabaicaraVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Camiri, Bolivia
44.6Ordained BishopJoseph Mokobe NdjokuBishop of Bokungu-Ikela, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop of Basankusu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
21 Mar65.8DiedAlfred James Jolson, S.J. †Bishop of Reykjavik, Iceland
22 Mar64.1AppointedDavid Edward FoleyBishop of Birmingham, Alabama, USABishop Emeritus
23 Mar63.8AppointedJosé Carlos Castanho de AlmeidaBishop of Araçatuba, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
80.0DiedBl. Alvaro del Portillo y Diez de SollanoPrelate of Opus Dei
75.8AppointedPaul Lê Dac TrongAuxiliary Bishop of Hà Nôi, Viet NamAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
75.8AppointedPaul Lê Dac TrongTitular Bishop of IgilgiliAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Hà Nôi, Viet Nam
48.5SucceededJoseph Marie Nguyên Quang TuyênBishop of Bac Ninh, Viet Nam
64.6AppointedBarthélémy Nguyên Son Lâm, P.S.S. †Bishop of Thanh Hóa, Viet Nam
56.0SucceededPierre Nguyên Văn NhonBishop of Ðà Lat, Viet NamArchbishop of Hà Nôi, Viet Nam
74.8AppointedPaul Joseph Pham Ðình TungArchbishop of Hà Nôi, Viet NamCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
56.5AppointedJosé Clemente WeberAuxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Santo Ângelo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
56.5AppointedJosé Clemente WeberTitular Bishop of Gummi in ByzacenaBishop Emeritus of Santo Ângelo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
24 Mar57.3ResignedEmile Aiti Waro Leru’aBishop of Isiro-Niangara, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
72.0DiedJohn Lawrence MayArchbishop Emeritus of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
61.2Ordained BishopHonesto Chaves Pacana, S.J.Bishop of Malaybalay, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
25 Mar52.2AppointedArmando Giuseppe BrambillaAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
52.2AppointedArmando Giuseppe BrambillaTitular Bishop of IomniumAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
57.5Ordained BishopAndreas Choi Chang-mouTitular Bishop of FlumenpiscenseArchbishop Emeritus of Kwangju, Korea (South)
48.3Ordained BishopAloysius Sudarso, S.C.I.Titular Bishop of BavagalianaArchbishop of Palembang, Indonesia
40.3AppointedCrisostomo A. YalungAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of Antipolo, Philippines
40.3AppointedCrisostomo A. YalungTitular Bishop of FicusBishop Emeritus of Antipolo, Philippines
26 Mar75.9RetiredPeter Poreku DeryArchbishop of Tamale, GhanaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
76.3RetiredAloysius Josef G. DibjokarjonoBishop of Surabaya, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
62.4AppointedPatrick Ebosele EkpuArchbishop of Benin City, NigeriaArchbishop Emeritus
56.8AppointedGabriel Gonsum GanakaArchbishop of Jos, Nigeria
50.0AppointedJohannes Sudiarna HadiwikartaBishop of Surabaya, Indonesia
55.8AppointedFelix Alaba Adeosin JobArchbishop of Ibadan, NigeriaArchbishop Emeritus
61.2AppointedGregory E. KpiebayaArchbishop of Tamale, GhanaArchbishop Emeritus
86.7DiedOwen McCannCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town {Kaapstad}, South Africa
49.0AppointedCyprian MonisAuxiliary Bishop of Calcutta, IndiaBishop of Asansol, India
49.0AppointedCyprian MonisTitular Bishop of MolicunzaBishop of Asansol, India
52.8AppointedZithulele Patrick MvemveBishop of Klerksdorp, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
47.8AppointedAnthony John Valentine ObinnaArchbishop of Owerri, Nigeria
50.2AppointedJohn Olorunfemi OnaiyekanCardinal, Archbishop of Abuja, Nigeria
69.7ResignedDaniel Alphonse Omer Verstraete, O.M.I.Bishop of Klerksdorp, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
27 Mar53.5Ordained BishopGentil DelázariCoadjutor Bishop of Sinop, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop
30 Mar55.4AppointedBarry Francis CollinsBishop of Wilcannia-Forbes, Australia
51.4AppointedJulian Gbur, S.V.D. †Titular Bishop of BaretaBishop of Stryj (Ukrainian), Ukraine
51.4ConfirmedJulian Gbur, S.V.D. †Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), UkraineBishop of Stryj (Ukrainian), Ukraine
61.0DiedFlorian KuntnerAuxiliary Bishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
44.7AppointedWasyl Ihor Medwit, O.S.B.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), UkraineAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Donets’k-Kharkiv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
44.7AppointedWasyl Ihor Medwit, O.S.B.M.Titular Bishop of HadrianeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Donets’k-Kharkiv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
57.9AppointedJulian Voronovsky, M.S.U. †Bishop of Sambir-Drohobych (Ukrainian), UkraineBishop Emeritus
75.0RetiredDouglas Joseph WarrenBishop of Wilcannia-Forbes, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
31 Mar72.1ResignedElmar Maria KredelArchbishop of Bamberg, GermanyArchbishop Emeritus
69.7AppointedAbelardo Francisco SilvaCoadjutor Bishop of San Miguel, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
88.2DiedIgnace ZiadéArchbishop Emeritus of Beirut {Bairut} (Maronite), Lebanon
1 Apr85.5DiedPatrick Winters, S.A.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Mbulu, Tanzania
4 Apr43.1Ordained BishopHansjörg VogelBishop of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
5 Apr55.8AppointedJoseph Anthony GalanteBishop of Beaumont, Texas, USABishop Emeritus of Camden, New Jersey, USA
91.8DiedEmilio PizzoniBishop Emeritus of Terracina, Priverno e Sezze, Italy
53.5AppointedPlácido Rodríguez, C.M.F.Bishop of Lubbock, Texas, USA
6 Apr47.0AppointedJoão Bráz de AvizAuxiliary Bishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, BrazilCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
47.0AppointedJoão Bráz de AvizTitular Bishop of FlenucletaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
7 Apr45.5Ordained BishopGiancarlo Maria Bregantini, C.S.S.Bishop of Locri-Gerace (-Santa Maria di Polsi), ItalyArchbishop of Campobasso-Boiano, Italy
42.0AppointedMario Antonio CargnelloBishop of Orán, ArgentinaArchbishop of Salta, Argentina
75.2RetiredFortunato Antonio RossiArchbishop of Corrientes, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
76.7RetiredOscar Félix VillenaAuxiliary Bishop of Rosario, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of San Rafael, Argentina
8 Apr48.2AppointedGyörgy-Miklós JakubínyiArchbishop of Alba Iulia, Romania
47.2Ordained BishopJuan María Leonardi VillasmilTitular Bishop of LesviBishop of Punto Fijo, Venezuela
56.6Ordained BishopAlexander Sye Cheong-dukTitular Bishop of BuffadaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Daegu {Taegu}, Korea (South)
9 Apr59.3AppointedMarian OlesApostolic Nuncio to KazakhstanApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Slovenia
59.3AppointedMarian OlesApostolic Nuncio to KyrgyzstanApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Slovenia
59.3AppointedMarian OlesApostolic Nuncio to UzbekistanApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Slovenia
10 Apr49.5Ordained BishopFrancisco Cases AndreuTitular Bishop of TimiciBishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
50.4Ordained BishopLeo Laba Ladjar, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of BencennaBishop of Jayapura, Indonesia
41.2Ordained BishopFilipe Neri António Sebastião do Rosário FerrãoTitular Bishop of VanarionaArchbishop of Goa e Damão, India
12 Apr80.0DiedJózsef CserhátiBishop Emeritus of Pécs, Hungary
13 Apr66.6InstalledWilliam George CurlinBishop of Charlotte, North Carolina, USABishop Emeritus
69.4InstalledJohn Aloysius O’MaraBishop of Saint Catharines, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus
14 Apr61.1Ordained BishopEdward Peter CullenTitular Bishop of Paria in ProconsolareBishop Emeritus of Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
16 Apr63.6DiedCharles Aimé HalpinArchbishop of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
38.8AppointedPiotr JareckiAuxiliary Bishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
38.8AppointedPiotr JareckiTitular Bishop of AvissaAuxiliary Bishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
75.2RetiredAngel Adolfo Polachini RodriguezBishop of Guanare, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
17 Apr44.9Ordained BishopFernando Armindo Lugo Méndez, S.V.D.Bishop of San Pedro, Paraguay
18 Apr43.5AppointedLászló BíróAuxiliary Bishop of Kalocsa-Kecskemét, HungaryBishop of Hungary, Military
43.5AppointedLászló BíróTitular Bishop of Castra GalbaeBishop of Hungary, Military
60.7AppointedJosé Dimas Cedeño DelgadoArchbishop of PanamáArchbishop Emeritus
41.8AppointedGáspár LadocsiBishop of Hungary, MilitaryAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
41.8AppointedGáspár LadocsiTitular Bishop of SebargaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
75.5RetiredCarlos Ambrosio Lewis Tullock, S.V.D. †Coadjutor Bishop of David, PanamaCoadjutor Bishop Emeritus
70.2RetiredMarcos Gregorio McGrath, C.S.C. †Archbishop of PanamáArchbishop Emeritus
19 Apr60.3AppointedAlexander Joseph BrunettBishop of Helena, Montana, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Seattle, Washington, USA
58.2AppointedThomas George DoranBishop of Rockford, Illinois, USABishop Emeritus
76.3RetiredArthur Joseph O’NeillBishop of Rockford, Illinois, USABishop Emeritus
20 Apr61.8AppointedJavier Echevarría RodríguezPrelate of Opus Dei
96.8DiedBertrand LacasteBishop Emeritus of Oran, Algeria
21 Apr61.1AppointedJuan Sandoval ÍñiguezArchbishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
23 Apr58.7AppointedFortunato BaldelliApostolic Nuncio to PeruCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
44.5Ordained BishopFreddy Jesús Fuenmayor SuárezBishop of Cabimas, VenezuelaBishop of Los Teques, Venezuela
38.8Ordained BishopPiotr JareckiTitular Bishop of AvissaAuxiliary Bishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
30.3Ordained PriestBinay KandulnaPriest of Khunti, IndiaBishop
66.5AppointedArmando TrindadeArchbishop of Lahore, Pakistan
24 Apr61.0InstalledHarry Joseph FlynnCoadjutor Archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAArchbishop Emeritus
76.9DiedJorge Gottau, C.SS.R. †Bishop Emeritus of Añatuya, Argentina
26 Apr75.1RetiredPatrick Vincent AhernAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
71.8DiedJohn Joseph MulcahyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
27 Apr39.4AppointedFernando María BargallóAuxiliary Bishop of Morón, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Merlo-Moreno, Argentina
39.4AppointedFernando María BargallóTitular Bishop of HirinaBishop Emeritus of Merlo-Moreno, Argentina
54.3AppointedOctavio Villegas AguilarBishop of Tula, Hidalgo, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop of Morelia, Michoacán, México
29 Apr31.4Ordained PriestDaniel Patrick Yee ParconPriest of San Carlos, PhilippinesBishop of Talibon, Philippines
30 Apr49.2Ordained BishopPhilip Lasap Za HawngTitular Bishop of AvioccalaBishop of Lashio, Myanmar
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