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The Year of Our Lord 1995

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown49.0ResignedNicolas Antiba, B.A.Superior General of Ordre Basilien Alépin (Melkite Greek)Archbishop of Bosra e Haūrān (Melkite Greek), Syria
68.3ResignedMario de Leon Baltazar, O.P. †Prelate of Batanes and the Babuyan Islands, PhilippinesPrelate Emeritus
74.9AppointedAndré Bedoglouyan, I.C.P.B. †Patriarchal Exarch of Jerusalem and Amman {Gerusalemme e Amman} (Armenian), PalestinePatriarchal Exarch Emeritus
72.8RetiredUmberto Betti, O.F.M. †Rector of the Pontifical Lateran UniversityCardinal, Rector Emeritus
55.0ResignedDiego CauseroApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Republic ofApostolic Nuncio to Switzerland
35.7IncardinatedJean-Marie Charles André Le VertPriest of Tours, FranceBishop of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), France
28.8Professed (Perpetual Vows)John Joale Tlhomola, S.C.P.MemberBishop of Mohale’s Hoek, Lesotho
70.1ResignedDon Sylvester WewitavidanelageBishop of Galle, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
1 Jan88.8DiedPierre-Marie-Joseph PuechBishop Emeritus of Carcassonne, France
4 Jan59.8AppointedJoão José Burke, O.F.M. †Coadjutor Bishop of Miracema do Tocantins, Tocatins, BrazilBishop
5 Jan76.6RetiredSauveur CasanovaBishop of Ajaccio, FranceBishop Emeritus
75.1RetiredAntónio de Castro Xavier MonteiroBishop of Lamego, PortugalBishop Emeritus
53.1AppointedAndré Jean René Lacrampe, Ist. del PradoBishop of Ajaccio, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Besançon, France
66.0SucceededAmérico do Couto OliveiraBishop of Lamego, Portugal
71.0AppointedHovhannes Tertsakian, C.A.M. †Apostolic Exarch of United States of America and Canada (Armenian), New YorkApostolic Exarch Emeritus
71.0AppointedHovhannes Tertsakian, C.A.M. †Titular Bishop of Trapezus degli ArmeniApostolic Exarch Emeritus of United States of America and Canada (Armenian), New York
64.7AppointedSeverian Stefan Yakymyshyn, O.S.B.M.Bishop of New Westminster (Ukrainian), CanadaBishop Emeritus
6 Jan45.6Ordained BishopJean-Pierre BlaisTitular Bishop of TinumBishop of Baie-Comeau, Québec, Canada
46.5Ordained BishopRaymond Leo BurkeBishop of La Crosse, Wisconsin, USACardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Apostolic Signatura
44.2Ordained BishopPetko Jordanov Christov, O.F.M. Conv.Bishop of Nicopoli, Bulgaria
54.5Ordained BishopPawel CieslikTitular Bishop of BritoniaAuxiliary Bishop of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, Poland
62.6Ordained BishopJavier Echevarría RodríguezTitular Bishop of CilibiaPrelate of Opus Dei
47.2Ordained BishopZacharias Cenita JimenezBishop of Pagadian, PhilippinesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Butuan, Philippines
46.5Ordained BishopBruno MusaròTitular Archbishop of AbariApostolic Nuncio to Cuba
57.6Ordained BishopAntonio Napoletano, C.SS.R.Bishop of Sessa Aurunca, ItalyBishop Emeritus
67.7Ordained BishopPierfranco PastoreTitular Bishop of ForontonianaSecretary Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications
43.5Ordained BishopStefan RegmuntTitular Bishop of Castellum MedianumBishop of Zielona Góra-Gorzów, Poland
38.5Ordained BishopStanislav Szyrokoradiuk, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of SuristaBishop of Kharkiv-Zaporizhia, Ukraine
58.9Ordained BishopEugène TremblayTitular Bishop of SuccubaBishop Emeritus of Amos, Québec, Canada
7 Jan67.9InstalledLudwig AverkampArchbishop of Hamburg, GermanyArchbishop Emeritus
65.1ResignedAndrew Zolile T. BrookBishop of Umtata, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
30.7Ordained PriestDaniel Fernández TorresPriest of Arecibo, Puerto RicoBishop
34.8ProfessedInácio Saure, I.M.C.Member of Consolata MissionariesBishop of Tete, Mozambique
53.8AppointedCarlos StetterCoadjutor Bishop of San Ignacio de Velasco, BoliviaBishop
9 Jan79.2DiedJacques Huynh Vân CùaCoadjutor Bishop Emeritus of Phú Cuong, Viet Nam
11 Jan87.5DiedNicolas Hajj, B.S. †Archbishop Emeritus of Bāniyās {Cesarea di Filippo; Paneade} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
95.8DiedGiovanni Battista ParodiBishop Emeritus of Savona e Noli, Italy
67.0AppointedGiovanni (João) Zerbini, S.D.B.Bishop of Guarapuava, Parana, BrazilBishop Emeritus
13 Jan59.3AppointedJacques Jean Edmond Georges GaillotTitular Bishop of Parthenia
14 Jan86.1DiedJames Patrick CarrollAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Sydney, Australia
15 Jan57.8Ordained BishopPhilippe Albert Joseph Stevens, P.F.E.Bishop of Maroua-Mokolo, CameroonBishop Emeritus
17 Jan48.8AppointedMichael NearyArchbishop of Tuam, Ireland
20 Jan76.2RetiredEstanislao Alcaraz y FigueroaArchbishop of Morelia, Michoacán, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
56.0AppointedAlberto Suárez IndaArchbishop of Morelia, Michoacán, México
21 Jan58.6AppointedLuciano BuxAuxiliary Bishop of Bari-Bitonto, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Oppido Mamertina-Palmi, Italy
58.6AppointedLuciano BuxTitular Bishop of AurusulianaBishop Emeritus of Oppido Mamertina-Palmi, Italy
22 Jan59.9Ordained BishopGiuseppe AnfossiBishop of Aosta, ItalyBishop Emeritus
23 Jan56.1AppointedJanusz BolonekApostolic Nuncio to RomaniaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Bulgaria
24 Jan76.0RetiredAlfred Leo AbramowiczAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
60.9AppointedEdwin Michael ConwayAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
60.9AppointedEdwin Michael ConwayTitular Bishop of AugurusAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
53.4AppointedGerald Frederick KicanasAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USABishop of Tucson, Arizona, USA
53.4AppointedGerald Frederick KicanasTitular Bishop of BelaBishop of Tucson, Arizona, USA
75.8RetiredTimothy Joseph LyneAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
46.1AppointedGeorge Vance Murry, S.J.Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USABishop of Youngstown, Ohio, USA
46.1AppointedGeorge Vance Murry, S.J.Titular Bishop of FuerteventuraBishop of Youngstown, Ohio, USA
25 Jan71.8InstalledMaximiano Tuazon CruzBishop of Calbayog, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
52.3AppointedAndreas Laun, O.S.F.S.Auxiliary Bishop of Salzburg, Austria
52.3AppointedAndreas Laun, O.S.F.S.Titular Bishop of LibertinaAuxiliary Bishop of Salzburg, Austria
58.6Ordained BishopGeorge Hugh NiederauerBishop of Salt Lake City, Utah, USAArchbishop Emeritus of San Francisco, California, USA
66.9AppointedCelso Pereira de Almeida, O.P. †Bishop of Itumbiara, Goias, BrazilBishop Emeritus
66.1AppointedVito SchlickmannAuxiliary Bishop of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
66.1AppointedVito SchlickmannTitular Bishop of GurzaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
27 Jan44.2AppointedOtto GeorgensAuxiliary Bishop of Speyer, Germany
44.2AppointedOtto GeorgensTitular Bishop of GubalianaAuxiliary Bishop of Speyer, Germany
28 Jan87.7DiedAlfredo José Isaac Cecilio Francesco Méndez-Gonzalez, C.S.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Arecibo, Puerto Rico
29 Jan116.8BeatifiedSt. Raphael Guizar ValenciaBishop of Veracruz-Jalapa, México
55.0Ordained BishopYves François PatenôtreBishop of Saint-Claude, FranceArchbishop of Sens (-Auxerre), France
30 Jan87.0DiedDragutin NežicBishop Emeritus of Poreč i Pula, Croatia
31 Jan79.1DiedLeo Joseph BrustAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
52.3AppointedGonzalo Duarte García de Cortázar, SS.CC.Bishop of Chile, MilitaryBishop of Valparaíso, Chile
52.3AppointedGonzalo Duarte García de Cortázar, SS.CC.Titular Bishop of LamiggigaBishop of Valparaíso, Chile
66.7InstalledAlfred John MarkiewiczBishop of Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
71.8ResignedJosé Joaquín Matte VarasBishop of Chile, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
2 Feb82.4AppointedCharles Garrett MaloneyTitular Bishop of BardstownAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
51.2AppointedJulio Enrique Prado BolañosBishop of Pasto, Colombia
73.8RetiredArturo Salazar Mejia, O.A.R. †Bishop of Pasto, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
3 Feb33.2IncardinatedPeter Paul Yelezuome AngkyierPriest of Damongo, GhanaBishop
58.3AppointedVincent Michael ConcessaoAuxiliary Bishop of Delhi, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
58.3AppointedVincent Michael ConcessaoTitular Bishop of MasculaArchbishop Emeritus of Delhi, India
49.2AppointedGilles Côté, S.M.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Daru-Kiunga, Papua New GuineaBishop
49.2AppointedGilles Côté, S.M.M.Titular Bishop of CissaBishop of Daru-Kiunga, Papua New Guinea
77.2RetiredEusebius John Crawford, O.P. †Bishop of Gizo, Solomon IslandsBishop Emeritus
51.3AppointedPatrick D’Rozario, C.S.C.Bishop of Chittagong, BangladeshArchbishop of Dhaka, Bangladesh
50.4Ordained BishopAngel Garachana Pérez, C.M.F.Bishop of San Pedro Sula, Honduras
36.5AppointedIgnatius Ayau KaigamaBishop of Jalingo, NigeriaArchbishop of Jos, Nigeria
46.4AppointedPhilip NaamehBishop of Damongo, GhanaArchbishop of Tamale, Ghana
63.4AppointedBernard Cyril O’Grady, O.P.Bishop of Gizo, Solomon IslandsBishop Emeritus
51.7AppointedStephen Joseph Reichert, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Mendi, Papua New GuineaArchbishop of Madang, Papua New Guinea
76.3RetiredFirmin Martin Schmidt, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Mendi, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
6 Feb58.0AppointedPier Luigi CelataApostolic Nuncio to TurkeyVice-Chamberlain of the Apostolic Chamber
7 Feb66.5DiedAntonio AmbrosanioArchbishop of Spoleto-Norcia, Italy
59.8AppointedJohn Kevin BolandBishop of Savannah, Georgia, USABishop Emeritus
62.8AppointedJohn Martin DoughertyAuxiliary Bishop of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
62.8AppointedJohn Martin DoughertyTitular Bishop of SufetulaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
64.1RetiredRaymond William LessardBishop of Savannah, Georgia, USABishop Emeritus
63.8Ordained BishopJudson Michael ProcykArchbishop of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania, USA
8 Feb66.8DiedSerapio Bwemi MagamboBishop Emeritus of Fort Portal, Uganda
9 Feb65.0AppointedRobert Edward MulveeCoadjutor Bishop of Providence, Rhode Island, USABishop Emeritus
10 Feb66.9DiedEnrico Bartolucci Panaroni, M.C.C.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Esmeraldas, Ecuador
69.6AppointedCharles Asa Schleck, C.S.C. †Official of the Congregation for the Evangelization of PeoplesOfficial Emeritus
69.6AppointedCharles Asa Schleck, C.S.C. †Titular Archbishop of AfricaOfficial Emeritus of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
11 Feb27.9ProfessedFernando Barbosa dos Santos, C.M.Member of Congregation of the MissionPrelate of Tefé, Amazonas, Brazil
57.5InstalledOscar Mario Brown JiménezBishop of Santiago de Veraguas, PanamaBishop Emeritus
54.3Ordained BishopHeinrich MussinghoffBishop of Aachen, Germany
57.7InstalledAntonio Napoletano, C.SS.R.Bishop of Sessa Aurunca, ItalyBishop Emeritus
75.0RetiredJuan Félix Pepén y SolimanAuxiliary Bishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey, Dominican Republic
62.4InstalledPedro Rubiano SàenzArchbishop of Bogotá, ColombiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
14 Feb47.4AppointedCarlos María Collazzi Irazábal, S.D.B.Bishop of Mercedes, Uruguay
70.7ResignedAndrés María Rubio Garcia, S.D.B. †Bishop of Mercedes, UruguayBishop Emeritus
15 Feb55.3Ordained BishopMichael John MaloneCoadjutor Bishop of Maitland, AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Maitland-Newcastle, Australia
82.9DiedDavid Monas MaloneyBishop Emeritus of Wichita, Kansas, USA
16 Feb58.7AppointedAndré GaumondCoadjutor Archbishop of Sherbrooke, Québec, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
18 Feb59.4AppointedAndré Louis FortCoadjutor Bishop of Perpignan-Elne, FranceBishop Emeritus of Orléans, France
28.7Ordained PriestRichard NgPriest of Kuching, MalaysiaBishop of Miri, Malaysia
19 Feb55.5Ordained BishopSeán Baptist BradyCoadjutor Archbishop of Armagh, IrelandCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
57.6DiedMichael Hughes KennyBishop of Juneau, Alaska, USA
67.1Ordained BishopGiovanni (João) Zerbini, S.D.B.Bishop of Guarapuava, Parana, BrazilBishop Emeritus
21 Feb69.9AppointedAlejandro Figueroa MedinaBishop of Guanare, Venezuela
58.5AppointedJosef GrünwaldAuxiliary Bishop of Augsburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
58.5AppointedJosef GrünwaldTitular Bishop of FrontaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Augsburg, Germany
69.4Ordained BishopJoseph RoyBishop of Mysore, IndiaBishop Emeritus
22 Feb77.9RetiredSilvério Jarbas Paulo de Albuquerque, O.F.M. †Bishop of Feira de Santana, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
54.8AppointedJacyr Francisco Braido, C.S.Coadjutor Bishop of Santos, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop
46.6InstalledRaymond Leo BurkeBishop of La Crosse, Wisconsin, USACardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Apostolic Signatura
45.7Ordained BishopFrederick Joseph ColliTitular Bishop of AfufeniaBishop of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
81.7DiedLouis Hà Kim DanhBishop of Phú Cuong, Viet Nam
51.0AppointedTerrence Thomas Prendergast, S.J.Auxiliary Bishop of Toronto, Ontario, CanadaArchbishop of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
51.0AppointedTerrence Thomas Prendergast, S.J.Titular Bishop of SlebteArchbishop of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
54.4Ordained BishopJosé Francisco Ulloa RojasBishop of Limón, Costa RicaBishop of Cartago, Costa Rica
54.5AppointedItamar Navildo Vian, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Feira de Santana, Bahia, BrazilArchbishop of Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil
24 Feb56.1InstalledAlberto Suárez IndaArchbishop of Morelia, Michoacán, México
66.8ResignedPierre Augustin Tchouanga, S.C.I. †Bishop of Doumé-Abong’ Mbang, CameroonBishop Emeritus
25 Feb73.9RetiredStephen Nweke EzeanyaArchbishop of Onitsha, NigeriaArchbishop Emeritus
65.1SucceededAlbert Kanene ObiefunaArchbishop of Onitsha, NigeriaArchbishop Emeritus
94.1DiedStanslaus Skutans, M.I.C. †Superior General Emeritus of Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary
26 Feb69.0InstalledBernard AgréArchbishop of Abidjan, Côte d’IvoireCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
61.1DiedSeverino M. PelayoBishop of Philippines, Military
28 Feb61.5AppointedBernardo Hombach LütkermeierBishop of Juigalpa, NicaraguaBishop Emeritus of Granada, Nicaragua
43.8AppointedWilliam Edward LoriAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USAArchbishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
43.8AppointedWilliam Edward LoriTitular Bishop of BullaArchbishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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