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The Year of Our Lord 1996

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November to December


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Nov46.2Ordained BishopVincent SamuelBishop of Neyyattinkara, India
2 Nov88.8DiedJoseph Carroll McCormickBishop Emeritus of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
3 Nov57.4Ordained BishopDaniel Acharuparambil, O.C.D. †Archbishop of Verapoly, India
57.2InstalledSeán Baptist BradyArchbishop of Armagh, IrelandCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
64.1DiedJean-Baptiste Maria CisséBishop of Sikasso, Mali
6 Nov38.9AppointedVirgil BerceaCoadjutor Bishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino} (Romanian), RomaniaBishop
62.0SucceededFernando R. CapallaArchbishop of Davao, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
37.1AppointedFlorentin CrihalmeanuAuxiliary Bishop of Cluj-Gherla (Romanian), RomaniaBishop
37.1AppointedFlorentin CrihalmeanuTitular Bishop of SilliBishop of Cluj-Gherla (Romanian), Romania
75.3RetiredAntonio Lloren MabutasArchbishop of Davao, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
7 Nov54.8Ordained BishopJohn Francis Moore, S.M.A. †Titular Bishop of GigthiBishop of Bauchi, Nigeria
8 Nov57.5AppointedDominique Bonnet, C.S.Sp.Bishop of Mouila, GabonBishop Emeritus
55.8AppointedEvaristo Marc Chengula, I.M.C.Bishop of Mbeya, Tanzania
60.5AppointedIvan DiasArchbishop of Bombay, IndiaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
55.3AppointedAloysius Paul D’SouzaBishop of Mangalore, India
77.8RetiredMichael Ugwu EnejaBishop of Enugu, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
65.0AppointedAnthony Okonkwo GbujiBishop of Enugu, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
54.0AppointedMarampudi JojiBishop of Vijayawada, IndiaArchbishop of Hyderabad, India
49.5AppointedJanvier Kataka LuveteBishop of Wamba, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
62.2AppointedRobin Walsh Leamy, S.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Auckland, New Zealand
62.2ResignedRobin Walsh Leamy, S.M.Bishop of Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania)Auxiliary Bishop of Auckland, New Zealand
74.8RetiredFélicien-Patrice MakouakaBishop of Franceville, GabonBishop Emeritus
46.8AppointedTimothée Modibo-NzockenaBishop of Franceville, Gabon
69.2ResignedChristopher MwolekaBishop of Rulenge, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
40.4AppointedSeverine NiwemugiziBishop of Rulenge, TanzaniaBishop of Rulenge-Ngara, Tanzania
61.4AppointedStuart France O’Connell, S.M.Bishop of Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop Emeritus
69.8AppointedEmmanuel OttehBishop of Issele-Uku, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
76.6RetiredSimon Ignatius PimentaArchbishop of Bombay, IndiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
58.9AppointedAnthony Francis Sharma, S.J.Prefect of NepalVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Nepal
77.8RetiredJoseph S. ThummaBishop of Vijayawada, IndiaBishop Emeritus
9 Nov30.5Ordained PriestJoselito Carreño Quiñonez, M.X.Y.Priest of Misioneros Javerianos de YarumalVicar Apostolic of Inírida, Colombia
53.1AppointedAngelo ComastriArchbishop (Personal Title) of Loreto, ItalyCardinal, President of the Fabric of St. Peter
31.4Professed (Perpetual Vows)Francisco Javier Pistilli Scorzara, P. SchönstattMember of Institute of Schönstatt FathersBishop of Encarnación, Paraguay
11 Nov51.5AppointedGeorge AlencherryBishop of Thuckalay (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaCardinal, Major Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabarese), India
62.7AppointedPaul ChittilapillyBishop of Thamarasserry (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaBishop Emeritus
69.3AppointedStephen Hector Youssef DoueihiBishop of Saint Maron of Brooklyn (Maronite), New York, USABishop Emeritus
46.6AppointedThomas Elavanal, M.C.B.S.Bishop of Kalyan (Syro-Malabarese), India
60.0AppointedJoseph KhouryBishop of Saint-Maron de Montréal (Maronite), CanadaBishop Emeritus
79.1RetiredJoseph KundukulamArchbishop of Trichur (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
49.7AppointedJacob ManathodathBishop of Palghat (Syro-Malabarese), India
62.1AppointedSamir MazloumAuxiliary Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), LebanonCurial Bishop Emeritus
62.1AppointedSamir MazloumTitular Bishop of Callinicum dei MaronitiCurial Bishop Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
46.0AppointedGeevarghese Divannasios OttathengilBishop of Battery (Bathery) (Syro-Malankarese), IndiaBishop of Puthur (Syro-Malankarese), India
75.7RetiredAntony PadiyaraMajor Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaCardinal, Major Archbishop Emeritus
64.2AppointedEmmanuel Mani Giles Pothanamuzhy, C.M.I. †Bishop of Mananthavady (Syro-Malabarese), India
75.2RetiredMichael Rusnak, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Saints Cyril and Methodius of Toronto (Slovakian), CanadaBishop Emeritus
65.9AppointedJacob ThoomkuzhyArchbishop of Trichur (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
69.4AppointedVarkey Vithayathil, C.SS.R. †Apostolic Administrator of Ernakulam (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaCardinal, Major Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabarese), India
69.4AppointedVarkey Vithayathil, C.SS.R. †Titular Archbishop of AchridaCardinal, Major Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabarese), India
76.0RetiredFrancis Mansour ZayekBishop of Saint Maron of Brooklyn (Maronite), New York, USABishop Emeritus
12 Nov75.6DiedStephen Nweke EzeanyaArchbishop Emeritus of Onitsha, Nigeria
13 Nov47.6AppointedMychajlo Koltun, C.SS.R.Archiepiscopal Exarch of Kyiv-Vyshhorod (Ukrainian), UkraineBishop of Sokal-Zhovkva (Ukrainian), Ukraine
47.6AppointedMychajlo Koltun, C.SS.R.Titular Bishop of Casae in PamphyliaBishop of Sokal-Zhovkva (Ukrainian), Ukraine
14 Nov68.6DiedJoseph Louis BernardinCardinal, Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
15 Nov60.8DiedLonginus AtundoBishop of Bungoma, Kenya
76.1DiedPaul-Maurice Choquet, C.S.C. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Cap-Haïtien, Haïti
16 Nov57.5AppointedJean-Claude PérissetTitular Bishop of AcciaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Germany
57.5AppointedJean-Claude PérissetOfficial of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian UnityApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Germany
19 Nov47.0AppointedGregory Michael AymondAuxiliary Bishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USAArchbishop
47.0AppointedGregory Michael AymondTitular Bishop of AchollaArchbishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
48.1AppointedMichael William WarfelBishop of Juneau, Alaska, USABishop of Great Falls-Billings, Montana, USA
20 Nov52.6AppointedPhilip Leo O’ReillyCoadjutor Bishop of Kilmore, IrelandBishop
21 Nov34.0Ordained PriestJosé Maria Chaves dos ReisPriest of Cametá, Para, BrazilBishop of Abaetetuba, Para, Brazil
76.6RetiredLaurent NoëlBishop of Trois Rivières, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
60.0AppointedMartin VeilletteBishop of Trois Rivières, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
22 Nov47.6ResignedJosip BozanićApostolic Administrator of Rijeka-Senj, CroatiaCardinal, Archbishop of Zagreb, Croatia
23 Nov45.6AppointedPiotr LiberaAuxiliary Bishop of Katowice, PolandBishop of Płock, Poland
45.6AppointedPiotr LiberaTitular Bishop of CenturiaBishop of Płock, Poland
52.8DiedJoseph Bilal NyekindiBishop Emeritus of Wau, South Sudan
51.8Ordained BishopPhilippe Nakellentuba OuédraogoBishop of Ouahigouya, Burkina FasoCardinal, Archbishop of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
25 Nov35.3IncardinatedMauro ParmeggianiPriest of Roma {Rome}, ItalyBishop of Tivoli, Italy
27 Nov52.7AppointedErnest LégerArchbishop of Moncton, New Brunswick, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
65.7AppointedPiergiorgio Silvano Nesti, C.P. †Secretary of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic LifeSecretary Emeritus
28 Nov75.0RetiredLuca Collino, O.S.B. †Abbot of San Paolo fuori le Mura, ItalyAbbot Emeritus
76.3RetiredJames Dominic SanguBishop of Mbeya, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
29 Nov42.3AppointedGiuseppe Pasotto, C.S.S.Apostolic Administrator of Caucaso, Armenia
85.0AppointedIoan PloscaruArchbishop (Personal Title)Bishop Emeritus of Lugoj (Romanian), Romania
59.3AppointedFernando Torres DuránAuxiliary Bishop of PanamáBishop Emeritus of Chitré, Panama
59.3AppointedFernando Torres DuránTitular Bishop of AbaradiraBishop Emeritus of Chitré, Panama
30 Nov63.1AppointedAntonio Bayter Abud, M.X.Y.Vicar Apostolic of Inírida, ColombiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
63.1AppointedAntonio Bayter Abud, M.X.Y.Titular Bishop of SucardaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Inírida, Colombia
48.3AppointedRigoberto Corredor BermúdezBishop of Buenaventura, ColombiaBishop of Pereira, Colombia
80.3RetiredHeriberto Correa Yepes, M.X.Y. †Vicar Apostolic of Buenaventura, ColombiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
46.4AppointedBasílio do NascimentoApostolic Administrator of Baucau, Timor-LesteBishop
46.4AppointedBasílio do NascimentoTitular Bishop of SeptimuniciaBishop of Baucau, Timor-Leste
52.4AppointedGustavo García NaranjoBishop of Guarenas, Venezuela
44.2Ordained BishopEdward JaniakTitular Bishop of SciliumBishop of Kalisz, Poland
57.0AppointedDelio LucarelliBishop of Rieti (-S. Salvatore Maggiore), Italy
43.8AppointedCyprian Kizito LwangaBishop of Kasana-Luweero, UgandaArchbishop of Kampala, Uganda
65.1AppointedMedardo Joseph MazombweArchbishop of Lusaka, ZambiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
55.3AppointedBernard Blasius MorasBishop of Belgaum, IndiaArchbishop of Bangalore, India
76.9RetiredAdrian Mung’anduArchbishop of Lusaka, ZambiaArchbishop Emeritus
79.7RetiredBernard Martin Ngaviliau, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Zanzibar, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
46.2Ordained BishopMartin Igwe UzoukwuBishop of Minna, Nigeria
61.6AppointedIgnace Baguibassa Sambar-TalkenaBishop of Kara, TogoBishop Emeritus
45.1AppointedAugustine Ndeliakyama Shao, C.S.Sp.Bishop of Zanzibar, Tanzania
60.1AppointedMatthias SsekamaanyaBishop of Lugazi, UgandaBishop Emeritus
29.6Ordained PriestMarcos Antônio TavoniPriest of Brasília, Distrito Federal, BrazilBishop of Bom Jesus do Gurguéia, Piaui, Brazil
49.1AppointedOscar Julio Vian Morales, S.D.B.Vicar Apostolic of El Petén, GuatemalaArchbishop of Santiago de Guatemala, Guatemala
49.1AppointedOscar Julio Vian Morales, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of PupianaArchbishop of Santiago de Guatemala, Guatemala
42.0AppointedMichel VisiBishop of Port-Vila, Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania)
2 Dec80.5DiedJean Jérôme Hamer, O.P. †Cardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
3 Dec75.0RetiredAndré Charles ColliniArchbishop of Toulouse (-Narbonne-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), FranceArchbishop Emeritus
55.7AppointedHil Kabashi, O.F.M.Apostolic Administrator of Southern Albania {Albania Meridionale} (Albanian)
55.7AppointedHil Kabashi, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of Turres in ByzacenaApostolic Administrator of Southern Albania {Albania Meridionale} (Albanian)
46.2AppointedVáclav MalýAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
46.2AppointedVáclav MalýTitular Bishop of MarcellianaAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
66.4SucceededEmile Marcus, P.S.S.Archbishop of Toulouse (-Narbonne-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Toulouse (-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), France
55.0AppointedLuciano PacomioBishop of Mondovi, Italy
53.6AppointedJiří Paďour, O.F.M. Cap.Auxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech RepublicBishop Emeritus of České Budĕjovice {Budweis}, Czech Republic
53.6AppointedJiří Paďour, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of AusuccuraBishop Emeritus of České Budĕjovice {Budweis}, Czech Republic
4 Dec65.3DiedLuiz ColussiBishop of Caçador, Santa Catarina, Brazil
57.9IncardinatedJosu IriondoPriest of New York, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
5 Dec76.3RetiredPedro BoxlerBishop of Gualeguaychú, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
45.6AppointedJosé Vicente Conejero GallegoCoadjutor Bishop of Formosa, ArgentinaBishop
54.4AppointedLuis Guillermo EichhornBishop of Gualeguaychú, ArgentinaBishop of Morón, Argentina
82.0DiedPaolino LimongiApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Iran
6 Dec54.8AppointedJosé Palmeira LessaCoadjutor Archbishop of Aracajú, Sergipe, BrazilArchbishop
7 Dec62.3AppointedPatrick CoveneyApostolic Nuncio to Nauru, Pacific (Oceania)Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Greece
26.8Ordained PriestYury KasabutskiPriest of Minsk-Mohilev, BelarusAuxiliary Bishop
89.3DiedIgnacio Lehonor ArroyoBishop Emeritus of Tuxpan, Veracruz, México
47.7AppointedAngelo Massafra, O.F.M.Bishop of Rrëshen, AlbaniaArchbishop of Shkodrë-Pult, Albania
50.6AppointedLuigi PezzutoTitular Archbishop of Turris in ProconsulariApostolic Nuncio to Bosnia-Herzegovina
50.6AppointedLuigi PezzutoApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Republic ofApostolic Nuncio to Bosnia-Herzegovina
50.6AppointedLuigi PezzutoApostolic Nuncio to GabonApostolic Nuncio to Bosnia-Herzegovina
8 Dec84.4DiedGiuseppe LanaveBishop Emeritus of Andria, Italy
9 Dec57.3Ordained BishopJohn Tong HonTitular Bishop of BossaCardinal, Bishop of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
64.9Ordained BishopJoseph Zen Ze-kiun, S.D.B.Coadjutor Bishop of Hong Kong [Xianggang], ChinaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
10 Dec51.1AppointedAntonio Cañizares LloveraArchbishop of Granada, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Valencia, Spain
86.4DiedFrancesco Maria FranziAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy
75.7RetiredJosé Méndez AsensioArchbishop of Granada, SpainArchbishop Emeritus
62.2AppointedPaolo SardiTitular Archbishop of SutriumCardinal, Vice-Chamberlain Emeritus of the Apostolic Chamber
62.2AppointedPaolo SardiOfficial of the Secretariat of StateCardinal, Vice-Chamberlain Emeritus of the Apostolic Chamber
11 Dec55.7AppointedDavid Dias PimentelAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop of São João da Boa Vista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
55.7AppointedDavid Dias PimentelTitular Bishop of MarazanaeBishop of São João da Boa Vista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
54.0AppointedDécio Sossai Zandonade, S.D.B.Auxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Colatina, Espirito Santo, Brazil
54.0AppointedDécio Sossai Zandonade, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of Gemellae in ByzacenaBishop Emeritus of Colatina, Espirito Santo, Brazil
12 Dec75.5RetiredCarlos González CruchagaBishop of Talca, ChileBishop Emeritus
75.8RetiredFrancis-Roland Lambert, S.M. †Bishop of Port-Vila, Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop Emeritus
42.6AppointedHoracio del Carmen Valenzuela AbarcaBishop of Talca, Chile
13 Dec64.7AppointedSilvio Cesare BonicelliBishop of Parma (-Fontevivo), ItalyBishop Emeritus
56.8AppointedJean-Charles Marie DescubesBishop of Agen, FranceArchbishop of Rouen, France
75.2RetiredSabin-Marie Saint-GaudensBishop of Agen, FranceBishop Emeritus
14 Dec65.7AppointedJosé Ramón Gurruchaga Ezama, S.D.B.Bishop of Lurín, PeruBishop Emeritus
74.6DiedGerald MoverleyBishop Emeritus of Hallam, England, Great Britain
32.1Ordained PriestMarco Antonio Órdenes FernándezPriest of Iquique, ChileBishop Emeritus
52.9AppointedLino Panizza Richero, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Carabayllo, Peru
50.3AppointedRolando Joven Tria Tirona, O.C.D.Bishop of Malolos, PhilippinesArchbishop of Caceres (Nueva Caceres), Philippines
15 Dec94.1DiedRafael Alvarez LaraBishop Emeritus of Mallorca, Spain
16 Dec45.8AppointedLawrence Daniel Huculak, O.S.B.M.Bishop of Edmonton (Ukrainian), CanadaArchbishop of Winnipeg (Ukrainian), Manitoba, Canada
76.2RetiredPlaton Volodyslav KornyljakApostolic Exarch of Deutschland und Skandinavien {Germany and Scandinavia} (Ukrainian)Apostolic Exarch Emeritus
54.7AppointedGregorio Nicanor Peña RodríguezBishop of Puerto Plata, Dominican RepublicBishop of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey, Dominican Republic
68.5AppointedLawrence Ephraem ThottamBishop of Marthandom (Syro-Malankarese), India
17 Dec56.7AppointedRomeo Tovar Astorga, O.F.M.Coadjutor Bishop of San Miguel, El SalvadorBishop of Santa Ana, El Salvador
48.2Ordained BishopMichael William WarfelBishop of Juneau, Alaska, USABishop of Great Falls-Billings, Montana, USA
18 Dec48.9AppointedJacson Damasceno Rodrigues, C.SS.R. †Auxiliary Bishop of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
48.9AppointedJacson Damasceno Rodrigues, C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of LamphuaAuxiliary Bishop of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
52.0AppointedJózsef TamásAuxiliary Bishop of Alba Iulia, Romania
52.0AppointedJózsef TamásTitular Bishop of ValabriaAuxiliary Bishop of Alba Iulia, Romania
21 Dec76.7ResignedVictor GuazzelliAuxiliary Bishop of Westminster, England, Great BritainAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
31.3Ordained PriestMagnus Henrique Lopes, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Salgueiro, Pernambuco, Brazil
59.3Ordained BishopFernando Torres DuránTitular Bishop of AbaradiraBishop Emeritus of Chitré, Panama
26 Dec83.3DiedNarciso Jubany ArnauCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Barcelona, Spain
27 Dec62.1AppointedJacques Berthelet, C.S.V.Bishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
51.6AppointedCarlos Osoro SierraBishop of Orense, SpainArchbishop of Madrid, Spain
44.5AppointedAlois SchwarzAuxiliary Bishop of Wien {Vienna}, AustriaBishop of Gurk, Austria
44.5AppointedAlois SchwarzTitular Bishop of Mathara in NumidiaBishop of Gurk, Austria
28 Dec94.2DiedEdward Gerard HettingerAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Columbus, Ohio, USA
62.0AppointedMarian OlesApostolic Nuncio to TadjikistanApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Slovenia
29 Dec29.2Professed (Perpetual Vows)Vasyl Volodymyr Tuchapets, O.S.B.M.Member of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Archiepiscopal Exarch of Kharkiv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
31 Dec88.8DiedLaurent MorinBishop Emeritus of Prince-Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
61.3AppointedCarlos Arthur Sevilla, S.J.Bishop of Yakima, Washington, USABishop Emeritus
45.5AppointedPablo Vizcaino PradoBishop of Suchitepéquez-Retalhuleu, Guatemala
61.2AppointedPaul Albert ZipfelBishop of Bismarck, North Dakota, USABishop Emeritus

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