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The Year of Our Lord 1996

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Mar31.4AppointedGiovanni Pietro Dal TosoOfficial of the Pontifical Council “Cor Unum”Apostolic Nuncio to Jordan
71.1ResignedGabriel Marie Étienne VanelArchbishop of Auch (-Condom-Lectoure-Lombez), FranceArchbishop Emeritus
2 Mar54.4Ordained BishopGianfranco Masserdotti, M.C.C.I. †Coadjutor Bishop of Balsas, Maranhão, BrazilBishop
72.2ConfirmedSofron Stefan Wasyl Mudry, O.S.B.M. †Coadjutor Bishop of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanisławów] (Ukrainian), UkraineBishop Emeritus
46.5Ordained BishopJosé de Jesús Quintero DíazPrelate of Tibú, ColombiaVicar Apostolic of Leticia, Colombia
70.3AppointedLuis Sánchez-Moreno LiraArchbishop of Arequipa, PeruArchbishop Emeritus
77.9RetiredFernando Vargas Ruiz de Somocurcio, S.J. †Archbishop of Arequipa, PeruArchbishop Emeritus
3 Mar62.2InstalledPietro BrolloBishop of Belluno-Feltre, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Udine, Italy
56.7Ordained BishopEugenio Dal Corso, P.S.D.P.Coadjutor Bishop of Saurimo, AngolaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Benguela, Angola
85.3DiedJohn Joseph KrolCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
64.4Ordained BishopAntonio Menegazzo, M.C.C.I. †Titular Bishop of MesarfeltaApostolic Administrator Emeritus of El Obeid, Sudan
85.5DiedGerard Marie Franciscus van Velsen, O.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Kroonstad, South Africa
4 Mar83.6DiedGerhard SchaffranBishop Emeritus of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen), Germany
5 Mar50.3Ordained BishopJohn Raymond ManzTitular Bishop of MuliaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Chicago, Illinois, USA
6 Mar71.3AppointedLajos KadaApostolic Nuncio to AndorraApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Spain
70.0AppointedLuigi de MagistrisTitular Bishop of NovaCardinal, Pro-Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
7 Mar57.8AppointedJames Vernon WeisgerberBishop of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
8 Mar51.2AppointedJosé Octavio Ruiz ArenasAuxiliary Bishop of Bogotá, ColombiaSecretary Emeritus of the Dicastery for Evangelization
51.2AppointedJosé Octavio Ruiz ArenasTitular Bishop of TroynaSecretary Emeritus of the Dicastery for Evangelization
54.7AppointedFernando Sabogal VianaAuxiliary Bishop of Bogotá, Colombia
54.7AppointedFernando Sabogal VianaTitular Bishop of MuteciAuxiliary Bishop of Bogotá, Colombia
93.0DiedAlfredo Vicente SchererCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
48.9AppointedOscar Urbina OrtegaAuxiliary Bishop of Bogotá, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus of Villavicencio, Colombia
48.9AppointedOscar Urbina OrtegaTitular Bishop of ForconiumArchbishop Emeritus of Villavicencio, Colombia
9 Mar88.6DiedPaolo CartaArchbishop Emeritus of Sassari, Italy
33.6Ordained PriestDominic Ðặng Văn CầuPriest of Thái Bình, Viet NamBishop
69.1Ordained BishopRobert-Marie Gay, M. Afr. †Bishop of Kabale, UgandaBishop Emeritus
76.0RetiredConstantin GuirmaBishop of Kaya, Burkina FasoBishop Emeritus
38.6AppointedAlfred Kipkoech Arap RotichAuxiliary Bishop of Nairobi, KenyaBishop of Kericho, Kenya
38.6AppointedAlfred Kipkoech Arap RotichTitular Bishop of Iulium CarnicumBishop of Kericho, Kenya
53.4AppointedThaddée NtihinyurwaArchbishop of Kigali, RwandaArchbishop Emeritus
54.2AppointedGiovanni TonucciApostolic Nuncio to KenyaPrelate Emeritus of Loreto, Italy
10 Mar38.2Ordained PriestLevi Bonatto, Opus DeiPriest of Opus DeiAuxiliary Bishop of Goiânia, Goias, Brazil
62.9Ordained BishopLuis María Pérez de Onraita AguirreCoadjutor Bishop of Malanje, AngolaArchbishop Emeritus of Malanje, Angola
11 Mar76.0RetiredIvo GugicBishop of Kotor (Cattaro), MontenegroBishop Emeritus
51.4AppointedIlija JanjićBishop of Kotor (Cattaro), MontenegroBishop Emeritus
62.2Ordained BishopRobert Patrick MaginnisTitular Bishop of SimininaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
49.8Ordained BishopJoseph Francis MartinoTitular Bishop of Cellae in MauretaniaBishop Emeritus of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
75.8RetiredCiriaco ScanzilloAuxiliary Bishop of Napoli {Naples}, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
12 Mar50.7InstalledGerald Richard BarnesBishop of San Bernardino, California, USABishop Emeritus
13 Mar47.3AppointedCharles Maung Bo, S.D.B.Bishop of Pathein, MyanmarCardinal, Archbishop of Yangon, Myanmar
43.2AppointedAnastase MutabaziBishop of Kabgayi, RwandaBishop Emeritus
58.7AppointedLouis Nkinga Bondala, C.I.C.M.Coadjutor Bishop of Lisala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
52.8AppointedServilien NzakamwitaBishop of Byumba, RwandaBishop Emeritus
15 Mar64.2AppointedEugene Jerome CooneyBishop of Nelson, British Columbia, CanadaBishop Emeritus
66.6DiedCzeslaw DominBishop of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, Poland
76.1RetiredJosé Antonio Infantes FloridoBishop of Córdoba, SpainBishop Emeritus
48.2AppointedFrancisco Javier Martínez FernándezBishop of Córdoba, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Granada, Spain
25.6Ordained PriestGustavo Alejandro MontiniPriest of Rafaela, ArgentinaBishop of Santo Tomé, Argentina
16 Mar43.2Ordained BishopPaul-Siméon Ahouanan Djro, O.F.M. †Bishop of Yamoussoukro, Côte d’IvoireArchbishop of Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire
58.1AppointedGiuseppe MolinariCoadjutor Archbishop of L’Aquila, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
24.9Ordained PriestJoseph TobjiPriest of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Maronite), SyriaArchbishop
17 Mar31.4Solemn VowsÓscar Hernán Blanco Martínez, O.M.D.Member of Clerics Regular of the Mother of GodBishop of Punta Arenas, Chile
165.0BeatifiedSt. Daniele Comboni, F.S.C.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Central Africa {Africa Centrale}, Sudan
130.9BeatifiedSt. Guido Maria ConfortiBishop of Parma (-Fontevivo), Italy
46.7Ordained BishopJosé NambiCoadjutor Bishop of Kwito-Bié, AngolaBishop
18 Mar61.5AppointedAmbrose Battista De PaoliApostolic Nuncio to NamibiaApostolic Nuncio to Australia
51.9AppointedRino PassigatoApostolic Nuncio to BoliviaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Portugal
27.3Solemn VowsVitus Rubianto Solichin, S.X.Member of Xaverian Missionary FathersBishop of Padang, Indonesia
19 Mar63.8InstalledJohn Jerome CunneenBishop of Christchurch, New ZealandBishop Emeritus
27.4Ordained DeaconZenildo Lima da SilvaDeacon of Manaus, Amazonas, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop
84.0DiedMichael James Edward Dempsey, O.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Sokoto, Nigeria
27.8Ordained PriestOswaldo Estéfano Escobar Aguilar, O.C.D.Priest of Order of Discalced CarmelitesBishop of Chalatenango, El Salvador
45.9Ordained BishopClément-Joseph HannoucheBishop of Le Caire {Cairo} (Syrian), Egypt
55.0Ordained BishopThéophile Kaboy RubonekaBishop of Kasongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Goma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
53.2InstalledRobert William MuenchBishop of Covington, Kentucky, USABishop Emeritus of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
24.1Ordained PriestRoberto Yenny GarcíaPriest of Tampico, Tamaulipas, MéxicoBishop of Ciudad Valles, San Luís Potosí, México
20 Mar59.0Ordained BishopLeo Jun Ikenaga, S.J.Coadjutor Archbishop of Osaka, JapanArchbishop Emeritus
21 Mar60.5DiedJoão BergeseArchbishop of Pouso Alegre, Minas Gerais, Brazil
23 Mar25.1Ordained PriestPaul Ma CunguoPriestBishop of Shuoxian [Shohchow], China
54.9Ordained BishopWalter MixaBishop of Eichstätt, GermanyBishop Emeritus of Augsburg, Germany
24 Mar86.2DiedLawrence Pullen Hardman, S.M.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Zomba, Malawi
57.0InstalledEnrico MasseroniArchbishop of Vercelli, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
25 Mar58.9SucceededJosé María ArancibiaArchbishop of Mendoza, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
28.5Solemn VowsWaldo Rubén Barrionuevo Ramírez, C.SS.R. †Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerVicar Apostolic of Reyes, Bolivia
46.2AppointedJesús Esteban Catalá IbáñezAuxiliary Bishop of Valencia, SpainBishop of Málaga, Spain
46.2AppointedJesús Esteban Catalá IbáñezTitular Bishop of UrusiBishop of Málaga, Spain
64.3InstalledAntons JustsBishop of Jelgava, LatviaBishop Emeritus
75.8RetiredJan MazurBishop of Siedlce, PolandBishop Emeritus
54.6Ordained BishopJosé Moreira de MeloBishop of Itapeva, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
49.9AppointedJesús Murgui SorianoAuxiliary Bishop of Valencia, SpainBishop Emeritus of Orihuela-Alicante, Spain
49.9AppointedJesús Murgui SorianoTitular Bishop of LeteBishop Emeritus of Orihuela-Alicante, Spain
64.4AppointedJan Wiktor NowakBishop of Siedlce, Poland
56.9Ordained BishopEdwin Frederick O’BrienTitular Bishop of ThizicaCardinal, Grand Master Emeritus of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
75.5RetiredCándido Genaro RubioloArchbishop of Mendoza, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
27 Mar45.8AppointedAlberto Taveira CorrêaArchbishop of Palmas, Tocatins, BrazilArchbishop of Belém do Pará, Brazil
29 Mar40.7AppointedJohn Michael (Ion Mihai) BoteanBishop of Saint George’s in Canton (Romanian), USA
58.0AppointedMichel Malo, Ist. del PradoBishop of Mahajanga, MadagascarArchbishop Emeritus of Antsiranana, Madagascar
44.3AppointedStefan SorokaAuxiliary Bishop of Winnipeg (Ukrainian), Manitoba, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USA
44.3AppointedStefan SorokaTitular Bishop of AcarassusArchbishop Emeritus of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USA
30 Mar73.7RetiredJoseph CandolfiAuxiliary Bishop of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, SwitzerlandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
48.1Ordained PriestLadislav HučkoPriest of Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), CroatiaApostolic Exarch of Czech Republic (Ruthenian)
72.9Ordained BishopIvan LjavinecTitular Bishop of AcalissusApostolic Exarch Emeritus of Czech Republic (Ruthenian)
85.5DiedAngelo ScapecchiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Arezzo-Cortona-Sansepolcro, Italy
55.1AppointedJean-Baptiste Tiendrebeogo (Kiedrebeogo)Bishop of Kaya, Burkina Faso
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