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The Year of Our Lord 1996

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 May83.6DiedTeopisto Valderrama AlbertoArchbishop Emeritus of Caceres (Nueva Caceres), Philippines
56.2AppointedGianni DanziTitular Bishop of CastelloPrelate of Loreto, Italy
3 May74.7DiedMaurizio Benvenuto Maria Contorni, O.S.B. †Abbot Emeritus of Monte Oliveto Maggiore, Italy
84.5DiedMaxim (Maksym) Hermaniuk, C.SS.R. †Archbishop Emeritus of Winnipeg (Ukrainian), Manitoba, Canada
58.0Ordained BishopJames Vernon WeisgerberBishop of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
4 May58.8AppointedFélix del Blanco PrietoApostolic Nuncio to CamerounAlmoner Emeritus of the Office of Papal Charities
57.0Ordained BishopJosé Ángel Divassón Cilveti, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of BamaccoraVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Puerto Ayacucho, Venezuela
52.1Ordained BishopHippolyte Louis Jean SimonBishop of Clermont, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Clermont, France
75.7RetiredVincentas Sladkevičius, M.I.C. †Archbishop of Kaunas, LithuaniaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
57.4AppointedSigitas Tamkevičius, S.J.Archbishop of Kaunas, LithuaniaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
49.2AppointedEmil Paul TscherrigTitular Archbishop of VoliCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio to Italy
49.2AppointedEmil Paul TscherrigApostolic Nuncio to BurundiCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio to Italy
5 May31.6Ordained DeaconÓscar Hernán Blanco Martínez, O.M.D.Deacon of Clerics Regular of the Mother of GodBishop of Punta Arenas, Chile
27.1Ordained PriestBelmiro Cuica Chissengueti, C.S.Sp.Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop of Cabinda, Angola
55.2Ordained BishopLuigi FerrandoBishop of Bragança do Pará, BrazilBishop Emeritus
57.7Ordained BishopDjibrail KassabArchbishop of Bassorah {Basra} (Chaldean), IraqBishop Emeritus of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Sydney (Chaldean), Australia
6 May91.8DiedLeo Jozef SuenensCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
7 May65.8AppointedÉmile Marcus, P.S.S.Coadjutor Archbishop of Toulouse (-Narbonne-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Toulouse (-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), France
75.6RetiredJohn James WardAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
9 May78.4DiedLuciano AngeloniApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Portugal
10 May63.0AppointedClément FecteauBishop of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
28.7Ordained PriestDeepak Valerian TauroPriest of Muzaffarpur, IndiaAuxiliary Bishop of Delhi, India
11 May46.3Ordained BishopJesús Esteban Catalá IbáñezTitular Bishop of UrusiBishop of Málaga, Spain
51.0Ordained BishopIssam John Darwish (Darwich), B.S.Bishop of Saint Michael’s of Sydney (Melkite Greek), AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
46.4Ordained BishopMario Espinosa ContrerasBishop of Tehuacán, Puebla, MéxicoBishop of Mazatlán, Sinaloa, México
50.0Ordained BishopJesús Murgui SorianoTitular Bishop of LeteBishop Emeritus of Orihuela-Alicante, Spain
12 May28.9Ordained PriestValan ArasuPriest of Jabalpur, IndiaBishop-Elect
72.4Ordained BishopSofron Stefan Wasyl Mudry, O.S.B.M. †Coadjutor Bishop of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanisławów] (Ukrainian), UkraineBishop Emeritus
25.4Perpetual VowsMathew Nellikunnel, C.S.T.Member of Congregation of Saint Theresa of the Child Jesus “Little Flower”Bishop of Gorakhpur (Syro-Malabar), India
116.3BeatifiedBl. Ildefonso (Alfred Aloisius) Schuster, O.S.B. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
14 May53.5Ordained BishopFrancis Joseph ChristianTitular Bishop of QuincyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
47.4AppointedCésar Augusto Franco MartínezAuxiliary Bishop of Madrid, SpainBishop of Segovia, Spain
47.4AppointedCésar Augusto Franco MartínezTitular Bishop of UrsonaBishop of Segovia, Spain
51.7AppointedFidel Herráez VegasAuxiliary Bishop of Madrid, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Burgos, Spain
51.7AppointedFidel Herráez VegasTitular Bishop of CediaeArchbishop Emeritus of Burgos, Spain
69.8Ordained BishopJosaphat Li HongguangCoadjutor Bishop of Xinjiang [Kiangchow], ChinaBishop
15 May54.9Ordained BishopAloysius Paul D’SouzaTitular Bishop of DuraBishop Emeritus of Mangalore, India
70.4SucceededLélis Lara, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Itabira-Fabriciano, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
74.5RetiredMário Teixeira Gurgel, S.D.S. †Bishop of Itabira-Fabriciano, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
45.6AppointedCarlos VerzelettiAuxiliary Bishop of Belém do Pará, BrazilBishop of Castanhal, Para, Brazil
45.6AppointedCarlos VerzelettiTitular Bishop of TepeltaBishop of Castanhal, Para, Brazil
16 May68.0DiedFrancesco Tarcisio BertozziBishop of Faenza-Modigliana, Italy
17 May55.9AppointedBernard Marie Fernand HoussetBishop of Montauban, FranceBishop Emeritus of La Rochelle (-Saintes), France
18 May57.5Ordained BishopPedro Dulay ArigoTitular Bishop of MactarisVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Puerto Princesa, Philippines
69.2ResignedRaffaele CastielliBishop of Lucera-Troia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
35.9Ordained PriestJoseph Lawrence CoffeyPriest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, Military
28.9Ordained PriestNivaldo dos Santos FerreiraPriest of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop
27.1Ordained PriestCarlos Alberto Godoy LabrañaPriest of Santiago de ChileBishop of Osorno, Chile
30.1Ordained PriestCarlos Eugenio Irarrázaval ErrázurizPriest of Santiago de Chile
69.7AppointedMarian Franciszek JaworskiApostolic Administrator of Lutsk, UkraineCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Lviv, Ukraine
29.5Ordained PriestCarlos Alberto Novoa de Agustini, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor Capuchin
25.9Ordained PriestLouis TylkaPriest of Chicago, Illinois, USABishop of Peoria, Illinois, USA
19 May31.7Ordained PriestChristian Louis André DelarbrePriest of Auch (-Condom-Lectoure-Lombez), FranceArchbishop of Aix (-Arles), France
21 May57.4AppointedPatrick Altham KellyArchbishop of Liverpool, England, Great BritainArchbishop Emeritus
22 May76.1RetiredAntônio Afonso de Miranda, S.D.N. †Bishop of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
57.0AppointedCarmo João Rhoden, S.C.I.Bishop of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
24 May60.7AppointedJoaquín Carmelo Borobia IsasaBishop of Tarazona, SpainAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Toledo, Spain
56.3Ordained BishopGianni DanziTitular Bishop of CastelloPrelate of Loreto, Italy
63.6AppointedJoannes Baptist Matthijs GijsenBishop of Reykjavik, IcelandBishop Emeritus
51.0IncardinatedPiotr KrykPriest of Wrocław-Gdańsk (Ukrainian), PolandApostolic Exarch Emeritus of Germany and Scandinavia {Deutschland und Skandinavien} (Ukrainian)
64.3AppointedTeodor MajkowiczBishop of Wrocław-Gdańsk (Ukrainian), Poland
56.9AppointedJan MartyniakArchbishop of Przemyśl-Warszawa {-Warsaw} (Ukrainian), PolandArchbishop Emeritus
25 May35.4Ordained PriestPeter BaldacchinoPriest of Newark, New Jersey, USABishop of Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
37.7Ordained PriestMichael Jude ByrnesPriest of Detroit, Michigan, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania)
29.7Perpetual VowsEdgar Xavier Ertl, S.A.C.Member of Society of the Catholic ApostolateBishop of Palmas-Francisco Beltrão, Parana, Brazil
26.0Ordained PriestLeszek LeszkiewiczPriest of Tarnów, PolandAuxiliary Bishop
64.6AppointedFlavien Joseph MelkiTitular Bishop of Dara dei SiriCurial Bishop Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
55.1AppointedGregorios Elias TabéTitular Bishop of Mardin dei SiriArchbishop Emeritus of Damas (Syrian), Syria
23.0Ordained DeaconDarius TrijonisDeacon of Telšiai (-Klaipeda), LithuaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
53.3AppointedDaniel Thomas Turley Murphy, O.S.A.Coadjutor Bishop of Chulucanas, PeruBishop Emeritus
26 May44.3Ordained BishopLumen Monteiro, C.S.C.Bishop of Agartala, India
43.4Ordained BishopAnastase MutabaziBishop of Kabgayi, RwandaBishop Emeritus
48.9Ordained BishopJohn Baptist OdamaBishop of Nebbi, UgandaArchbishop of Gulu, Uganda
30.1Ordained DeaconEngelberto Polino SánchezDeacon of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop
28.6Ordained PriestJames ShekharPriest of Patna, IndiaBishop of Buxar, India
27 May59.3InstalledFrancis Eugene George, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Portland in Oregon, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Chicago, Illinois, USA
29 May57.1Ordained BishopPeter FernandoCoadjutor Bishop of Tuticorin, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Madurai, India
61.8AppointedCláudio Aury Affonso Hummes, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Fortaleza, Ceara, BrazilCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
27.2Ordained PriestMarvyn Abrea MacedaPriest of Naval, PhilippinesBishop of San Jose de Antique, Philippines
30 May45.3Ordained BishopRogelio Cabrera LópezBishop of Tacámbaro, Michoacán, MéxicoArchbishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
92.5DiedLéon-Etienne DuvalCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Alger, Algeria
48.4AppointedFrantišek Václav Lobkowicz, O. Praem. †Bishop of Ostrava-Opava, Czechia
31 May60.3AppointedPablo Cedano CedanoAuxiliary Bishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
60.3AppointedPablo Cedano CedanoTitular Bishop of VitaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
58.1AppointedAmancio Escapa Aparicio, O.C.D. †Auxiliary Bishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
58.1AppointedAmancio Escapa Aparicio, O.C.D. †Titular Bishop of CenaeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
75.6DiedLeopold Grimard, C.S.Sp. †Prefect Emeritus of Idah, Nigeria
65.0DiedJesús Arturo RoldánBishop of San Rafael, Argentina
46.0InstalledAlberto Taveira CorrêaArchbishop of Palmas, Tocatins, BrazilArchbishop of Belém do Pará, Brazil
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