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The Year of Our Lord 1997

Bishop Events

January to February

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown75.5AppointedFrançois Abou Mokh, B.S. †Curial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), SyriaCurial Bishop Emeritus
60.6AppointedJoseph Arnaouti, I.C.P.B.Patriarchal Exarch of Damas (Armenian), Syria
60.6AppointedJoseph Arnaouti, I.C.P.B.Curial Bishop of Cilicia (Armenian), LebanonPatriarchal Exarch of Damas (Armenian), Syria
59.0ResignedPaul CollinPatriarchal Exarch of Jerusalem (Chaldean), PalestinePatriarchal Exarch Emeritus
69.2AppointedEmmanuel III (Emmanuel-Karim) DellyCurial Bishop of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), IraqCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus
19.9ConvertedArjan Dodaj, F.D.C.Archbishop of Tiranë-Durrës, Albania
28.0Perpetual VowsVictorius Dwiardy, O.F.M. Cap.Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Banjarmasin, Indonesia
66.2AppointedGeorges El-Murr, B.C. †Patriarchal Exarch of Iraq (Melkite Greek)Archbishop Emeritus of Petra e Filadelfia (Melkite Greek), Jordan
46.1AppointedRonald Peter Fabbro, C.S.B.Superior General of Congregation of St. BasilBishop of London, Ontario, Canada
61.8IncardinatedGilberto Fernández del VillarPriest of Miami, Florida, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
74.4RetiredLuigi del Gallo RoccagiovineApostolic Delegate of the Pontifical Council for the LaityApostolic Delegate Emeritus
69.7AppointedJohn Gao KexianAdministrator of Yantai [Yentai], ChinaBishop of Zhoucun [Chowtsun], China
59.9AppointedYouhanna Kamal GoltaCurial Bishop of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), EgyptCurial Bishop Emeritus
29.8Solemn VowsRiccardo Luca Guariglia, O.S.B.Member of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot of Montevergine, Italy
46.7AppointedClément-Joseph HannoucheProtosyncellus of Sudan (Syrian)Bishop of Le Caire {Cairo} (Syrian), Egypt
63.3AppointedVartan Kechichian, C.A.M. †Abbot General of Congregazione Mechitarista di VeneziaCoadjutor Ordinary Emeritus of Eastern Europe {Europa Orientale} (Armenian)
78.7RetiredAndré Lesouëf, M.E.P. †Prefect of Kompong-Cham, CambodiaPrefect Emeritus
68.4AppointedJean Mansour, S.M.S.P. †Curial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), SyriaCurial Bishop Emeritus
65.2AppointedFlavien Joseph MelkiCurial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), LebanonCurial Bishop Emeritus
Died[Nicholas Shi Lunguo (Shi Linguo, Shi Lin-ge)]Bishop of Yanzhou [Yenchow], China
28.6Perpetual VowsAndrew Small, O.M.I.Member of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateSecretary of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors
22.1EnteredAlessandra Smerilli, F.M.A.Member of Figlie di Maria Ausiliatrice (Salesiane di Don Bosco)Secretary of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
75.8RetiredLuigi SpositoSecretary of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy SeeSecretary Emeritus
55.7AppointedGregorios Elias TabéCurial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), LebanonArchbishop Emeritus of Damas (Syrian), Syria
55.0AppointedGiovanni TonucciPermanent Observer to United Nations Environment Program and Human Settlements ProgramPrelate Emeritus of Loreto, Italy
76.0Died[John Wang Qi-wei (Wang Ki Wei)]Bishop Emeritus of Baoding [Paoting, Ching-Yüan], China
70.6SelectedJohn Baptiste Wang Xi XianBishop of Hohhot [Suiyüan], China
72.9SelectedDamase Zhang HanminBishop of Jilin [Kirin], China
Died[ Zhang Ri-jin]Bishop of Yantai [Yentai], China
28.2Ordained Priest[ Zhang Tongli]PriestBishop of Shanghai [Shanghai], China
79.0Appointed[Joseph Zhu Hua-yu]Bishop of Anqing [Anking, Huai-ning], China
79.0Appointed[Joseph Zhu Hua-yu]Bishop of Wuhu [Wuhu], ChinaBishop of Anqing [Anking, Huai-ning], China
1 Jan31.7Ordained DeaconThomas John KiangioDeacon of Tanga, TanzaniaBishop
2 Jan51.4AppointedAntony AnandarayarBishop of Ootacamund, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Pondicherry and Cuddalore, India
35.2Ordained PriestOliver Pugoy Aro, M.S.P.Priest of Mission Society of the PhilippinesSuperior Emeritus of Tokelau, Pacific (Oceania)
43.5AppointedJean Damascène BimenyimanaBishop of Cyangugu, Rwanda
62.1AppointedWenceslas CompaoréBishop of Manga, Burkina FasoBishop Emeritus
77.0RetiredJean-Baptiste GahamanyiBishop of Butare, RwandaBishop Emeritus
57.4AppointedAlexis Habiyambere, S.J.Bishop of Nyundo, RwandaBishop Emeritus
77.5RetiredWenceslas KalibushiBishop of Nyundo, RwandaBishop Emeritus
48.6AppointedPhilippe RukambaBishop of Butare, Rwanda
3 Jan78.7DiedGregório WarmelingBishop Emeritus of Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil
4 Jan64.0AppointedEugenio RavignaniBishop of Trieste, ItalyBishop Emeritus
5 Jan29.2Ordained DeaconVasyl Volodymyr Tuchapets, O.S.B.M.Deacon of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Archiepiscopal Exarch of Kharkiv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
6 Jan37.3Ordained BishopFlorentin CrihălmeanuTitular Bishop of SilliBishop of Cluj-Gherla (Claudiopoli-Armenopoli) (Romanian), Romania
46.5Ordained BishopBasílio do NascimentoTitular Bishop of SeptimuniciaBishop of Baucau, Timor-Leste
55.8Ordained BishopHil Kabashi, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of Turres in ByzacenaApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Southern Albania {Albania Meridionale} (Albanian)
45.7Ordained BishopPiotr LiberaTitular Bishop of CenturiaBishop Emeritus of Płock, Poland
57.1Ordained BishopDelio LucarelliBishop of Rieti (-S. Salvatore Maggiore), ItalyBishop Emeritus
47.7Ordained BishopAngelo Massafra, O.F.M.Bishop of Rrëshen, AlbaniaArchbishop of Shkodrë-Pult, Albania
55.1Ordained BishopLuciano PacomioBishop of Mondovi, ItalyBishop Emeritus
57.7Ordained BishopJean-Claude PérissetTitular Bishop of AcciaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Germany
50.6Ordained BishopLuigi PezzutoTitular Archbishop of Turris in ProconsulariApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Bosnia and Herzegovina
62.3Ordained BishopPaolo SardiTitular Archbishop of SutriumCardinal, Vice-Chamberlain Emeritus of the Apostolic Chamber
61.7Ordained BishopIgnace Baguibassa Sambar-TalkenaBishop of Kara, TogoBishop Emeritus
28.0Ordained PriestJoseph Tong ChangpingPriestBishop of Tongzhou [Tungchow], China
69.6Ordained BishopVarkey Vithayathil, C.SS.R. †Titular Archbishop of AchridaCardinal, Major Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), India
7 Jan63.9AppointedJavier Lozano BarragánArchbishop (Personal Title)Cardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers
63.9ResignedJavier Lozano BarragánBishop of Zacatecas, MéxicoCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers
48.1AppointedSergio Pagano, B.Prefect of the Vatican Secret ArchivePrefect of the Vatican Apostolic Archive
8 Jan87.3DiedJosé Lecuona Labandibar, I.E.M.E. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of San Jorge, Colombia
68.6DiedAlfred John MarkiewiczBishop of Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
9 Jan68.4DiedAlbert Tshomba YunguBishop Emeritus of Tshumbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
10 Jan47.1Ordained BishopGregory Michael AymondTitular Bishop of AchollaArchbishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
84.7DiedJacinto (Giacinto) Eccher, O.F.M. †Prelate Emeritus of Aiquile, Bolivia
26.9First VowsLuis Alberto Huamán Camayo, O.M.I.Member of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateArchbishop of Huancayo, Peru
81.2DiedJohn Hubert Macey Rodgers, S.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania)
11 Jan57.7Ordained BishopDominique Bonnet, C.S.Sp.Bishop of Mouila, GabonBishop Emeritus
69.5Ordained BishopStephen Hector Youssef DoueihiBishop of Saint Maron of Brooklyn (Maronite), New York, USABishop Emeritus
52.5Ordained BishopGustavo García NaranjoBishop of Guarenas, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
46.3Ordained BishopVáclav MalýTitular Bishop of MarcellianaAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czechia
62.3Ordained BishopSamir MazloumTitular Bishop of Callinicum dei MaronitiCurial Bishop Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
47.0Ordained BishopTimothée Modibo-NzockenaBishop of Franceville, Gabon
53.7Ordained BishopJiří Paďour, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of AusuccuraBishop Emeritus of České Budĕjovice {Budweis}, Czechia
50.4AppointedNorbert Klemens Strotmann Hoppe, M.S.C.Bishop of Chosica, PeruBishop Emeritus
12 Jan26.2Ordained DeaconJuan Armando Pérez TalamantesDeacon of Monterrey, Nuevo León, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop
15 Jan76.0RetiredPedro Luís AntónioBishop of Kwito-Bié, AngolaBishop Emeritus
57.6SucceededEugenio Dal Corso, P.S.D.P.Bishop of Saurimo, AngolaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Benguela, Angola
75.3RetiredManuel Franklin da CostaArchbishop of Lubango, AngolaArchbishop Emeritus
62.3SucceededZacarias KamwenhoArchbishop of Lubango, AngolaArchbishop Emeritus
47.6SucceededJosé NambiBishop of Kwito-Bié, Angola
75.2RetiredPedro Marcos Ribeiro da CostaBishop of Saurimo, AngolaBishop Emeritus
16 Jan83.0DiedJuan Landázuri Ricketts, O.F.M. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Lima, Peru
82.2DiedThomas MorrisArchbishop Emeritus of Cashel (-Emly), Ireland
25.0Ordained PriestNareg (Narek Louis) Naamoyan (Namo)Priest of Kamichlié (Armenian), SyriaPatriarchal Exarch of Jerusalem and Amman {Gerusalemme e Amman} (Armenian), Palestine
26.9First VowsBlasio Park Hyun-dong, O.S.B.Member of Order of Saint BenedictApostolic Administrator of Tŏkwon {Tokugen}, Korea (North)
18 Jan33.8ProfessedAmilton Manoel da Silva, C.P.Member of Congregation of the PassionBishop of Guarapuava, Parana, Brazil
29.3Ordained PriestBalthazar NtivuguruzwaPriest of Kabgayi, RwandaBishop
19 Jan87.0Died[Louis Liu Huanbo]Bishop of Harbin [Harbin], China
80.0DiedRobert-Joseph MathenBishop Emeritus of Namur {Namen}, Belgium
20 Jan42.6AppointedPaul-André DurocherAuxiliary Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, CanadaArchbishop of Gatineau, Québec, Canada
42.6AppointedPaul-André DurocherTitular Bishop of AusuagaArchbishop of Gatineau, Québec, Canada
56.8AppointedJohn Huston Ricard, S.S.J.Bishop of Pensacola-Tallahassee, Florida, USABishop Emeritus
21 Jan84.5DiedKrikor AyvazianBishop Emeritus of Kamichlié (Armenian), Syria
76.5RetiredOdo Fusi PecciBishop of Senigallia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
75.6RetiredLeroy Theodore MatthiesenBishop of Amarillo, Texas, USABishop Emeritus
57.8AppointedGiuseppe OrlandoniBishop of Senigallia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
65.3AppointedJohn Walter YantaBishop of Amarillo, Texas, USABishop Emeritus
22 Jan60.6ResignedGeraldo Nascimento, O.F.M. Cap. †Auxiliary Bishop of Fortaleza, Ceara, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
72.7ResignedCharles-Omer ValoisBishop of Saint-Jérôme, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
24 Jan53.2AppointedCarlos Bürgler, C.SS.R.Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Reyes, BoliviaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
53.2AppointedCarlos Bürgler, C.SS.R.Titular Bishop of SinnipsaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Reyes, Bolivia
62.3AppointedRamiro Díaz Sánchez, O.M.I.Vicar Apostolic of Machiques, VenezuelaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
62.3AppointedRamiro Díaz Sánchez, O.M.I.Titular Bishop of Lari CastellumVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Machiques, Venezuela
61.3AppointedJoseph Anthony Irudayaraj, S.D.B. †Bishop of Dharmapuri, IndiaBishop Emeritus
76.1RetiredPeter Baptist Tadamaro Ishigami, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Naha, JapanBishop Emeritus
50.6AppointedSimon NtamwanaArchbishop of Gitega, BurundiArchbishop Emeritus
55.8AppointedBerard Toshio Oshikawa, O.F.M. Conv.Bishop of Naha, JapanBishop Emeritus
48.7AppointedPaul Yemboaro OuédraogoBishop of Fada N’Gourma, Burkina FasoArchbishop of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
40.7AppointedJan OzgaBishop of Doumé-Abong’ Mbang, Cameroon
25 Jan62.2InstalledJacques Berthelet, C.S.V. †Bishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
64.8InstalledSilvio Cesare BonicelliBishop of Parma (-Fontevivo), ItalyBishop Emeritus
54.8Ordained BishopGregorio Nicanor Peña RodríguezBishop of Puerto Plata, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey, Dominican Republic
26 Jan99.2DiedGeorge Daniel Joseph Breen, C.S.C. †Prefect Emeritus of Haflong, India
64.4Ordained BishopEmmanuel Mani Giles Pothanamuzhy, C.M.I. †Bishop of Mananthavady (Syro-Malabar), India
27 Jan39.3AppointedMilan Chautur, C.SS.R.Apostolic Exarch of Košice (Slovak), SlovakiaBishop Emeritus of Košice (Slovak), Slovakia
28 Jan94.3DiedMikel KoliqiCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Ognissanti in Via Appia Nuova
29 Jan51.5Ordained BishopAntony AnandarayarBishop of Ootacamund, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Pondicherry and Cuddalore, India
51.1AppointedLuiz Antônio GuedesAuxiliary Bishop of Campinas, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Campo Limpo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
51.1AppointedLuiz Antônio GuedesTitular Bishop of MaturbaBishop Emeritus of Campo Limpo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
52.9Ordained BishopErnest LégerArchbishop of Moncton, New Brunswick, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
30 Jan60.7ResignedVicente Salgado y GarruchoBishop of Romblon, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
24.3ProfessedÁbel Antal Szocska, O.S.B.M.Member of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Bishop of Nyíregyháza (Hungarian), Hungary
31 Jan55.8Ordained BishopDavid Dias PimentelTitular Bishop of MarazanaeBishop Emeritus of São João da Boa Vista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
90.6DiedJohn Joseph ScanlanBishop Emeritus of Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
1 Feb25.6Ordained PriestIsrael Bravo CortésPriest of Cúcuta, ColombiaBishop of Tibú, Colombia
51.2InstalledAntonio Cañizares LloveraArchbishop of Granada, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Valencia, Spain
24.6Ordained PriestAlcivan Tadeus Gomes de AraújoPriest of Caicó, Rio Grande do Norte, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop of Paraíba, Brazil
49.9InstalledJacob ManathodathBishop of Palghat (Syro-Malabar), IndiaBishop Emeritus
45.3AppointedFrancisco Ozoria AcostaBishop of San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican RepublicArchbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
49.2Ordained BishopOscar Julio Vian Morales, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of PupianaArchbishop of Santiago de Guatemala
2 Feb51.7Ordained BishopGeorge AlencherryBishop of Thuckalay (Syro-Malabar), IndiaCardinal, Major Archbishop Emeritus of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), India
56.0Ordained BishopEvaristo Marc Chengula, I.M.C. †Bishop of Mbeya, TanzaniaBishop of Mbeya, Tanzania
41.0Perpetual VowsDmytro (Bohdan) Hryhorak, O.S.B.M.Priest of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Bishop of Buchach {Bučač} (Ukrainian), Ukraine
57.1InstalledDelio LucarelliBishop of Rieti (-S. Salvatore Maggiore), ItalyBishop Emeritus
23.9Perpetual VowsThulani Victor Mbuyisa, C.M.M.Member of Congregation of Mariannhill MissionariesBishop of Kokstad, South Africa
52.8Ordained BishopPhilip Leo O’ReillyCoadjutor Bishop of Kilmore, IrelandBishop Emeritus
55.2InstalledLuciano PacomioBishop of Mondovi, ItalyBishop Emeritus
53.0Ordained BishopLino Panizza Richero, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Carabayllo, PeruBishop Emeritus
64.0InstalledEugenio RavignaniBishop of Trieste, ItalyBishop Emeritus
54.1Ordained BishopDécio Sossai Zandonade, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of Gemellae in ByzacenaBishop Emeritus of Colatina, Espirito Santo, Brazil
3 Feb81.9DiedAristide Pirovano, P.I.M.E. †Prelate Emeritus of Macapá, Amapa, Brazil
4 Feb56.5DiedBenjamin David de Jesus, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Jolo, Philippines
5 Feb69.6InstalledStephen Hector Youssef DoueihiBishop of Saint Maron of Brooklyn (Maronite), New York, USABishop Emeritus
57.1AppointedAnte IvasBishop of Šibenik (Knin), CroatiaBishop Emeritus
29.1Ordained DeaconRoberto Madrigal GallegosDeacon of Tabasco, MéxicoBishop of Tuxpan, Veracruz, México
46.2Ordained BishopGeevarghese Divannasios OttathengilBishop of Battery (Bathery) (Syro-Malankara), IndiaBishop Emeritus of Puthur (Syro-Malankara), India
6 Feb77.2RetiredĆiril KosBishop of Djakovo o Bosna i Srijem, CroatiaBishop Emeritus
59.5SucceededMarin SrakićBishop of Djakovo o Bosna i Srijem, CroatiaArchbishop Emeritus of Ðakovo-Osijek, Croatia
8 Feb71.3AppointedAngelo AcerbiApostolic Nuncio to NetherlandsApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
46.8Ordained BishopThomas Elavanal, M.C.B.S.Bishop of Kalyan (Syro-Malabar), India
75.3RetiredHenri LemaîtreApostolic Nuncio to NetherlandsApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
58.0AppointedJesús Moliné LabarteCoadjutor Bishop of Chiclayo, PeruBishop Emeritus
10 Feb53.4AppointedSergio Lasam UtlegCoadjutor Bishop of Ilagan, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus of Tuguegarao, Philippines
86.3DiedFrancis Wang Xueming (Wang Hsueh-ming)Archbishop of Hohhot [Suiyüan], China
12 Feb75.5RetiredVincenzo Maria FaranoArchbishop of Gaeta, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
64.5AppointedPier Luigi MazzoniArchbishop of Gaeta, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
58.5AppointedJosé María PinheiroAuxiliary Bishop of Guajará-Mirim, Rondonia, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Bragança Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
58.5AppointedJosé María PinheiroTitular Bishop of CabarsussiBishop Emeritus of Bragança Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
13 Feb62.3AppointedAlberto Giraldo Jaramillo, P.S.S. †Archbishop of Medellín, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
78.0DiedBrian Leo John Hennessy, C. R. †Bishop Emeritus of Hamilton in Bermuda, Antilles
76.2RetiredHéctor Rueda HernándezArchbishop of Medellín, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
14 Feb76.6DiedConstantino AmstaldenBishop Emeritus of São Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
85.9DiedRaymond-Marie-Joseph Vayron de La Moureyre, C.S.Sp. †Bishop Emeritus of Mouila, Gabon
71.6DiedAntonino Francisco Nepomuceno, O.M.I. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Cotabato, Philippines
15 Feb67.6AppointedPedro Nicolás Bermúdez Villamizar, C.I.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de VenezuelaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
67.6AppointedPedro Nicolás Bermúdez Villamizar, C.I.M. †Titular Bishop of LamsortiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
29.0Ordained PriestJorge Enrique Izaguirre Rafael, C.S.C.Priest of Congregation of Holy CrossBishop of Chosica, Peru
43.9ProfessedAlexander Aloysius (Alan) McGuckian, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusBishop of Down and Connor, Ireland
89.7DiedJoseph Phạm Văn ThiênBishop Emeritus of Phú Cường, Viet Nam
49.4AppointedJosé de la Trinidad Valera AnguloAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de VenezuelaBishop Emeritus of Guanare, Venezuela
49.4AppointedJosé de la Trinidad Valera AnguloTitular Bishop of MozotcoriBishop Emeritus of Guanare, Venezuela
65.8AppointedFrancesco ZerrilloBishop of Lucera-Troia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
16 Feb63.3Ordained BishopAntonio Bayter Abud, M.X.Y. †Titular Bishop of SucardaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Inírida, Colombia
92.4DiedArthur Francis FoxBishop Emeritus of Sale, Australia
40.7Ordained BishopSeverine NiwemugiziBishop of Rulenge, TanzaniaBishop of Rulenge-Ngara, Tanzania
18 Feb47.4AppointedDavid Allen ZubikAuxiliary Bishop of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USABishop
47.4AppointedDavid Allen ZubikTitular Bishop of JamestownBishop of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
19 Feb42.6AppointedRodolfo Valenzuela NúñezCoadjutor Bishop of Verapaz, Cobán, GuatemalaBishop
20 Feb56.6AppointedGuillermo José GarlattiBishop of San Rafael, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus of Bahía Blanca, Argentina
59.8AppointedLluís Martínez SistachArchbishop of Tarragona, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Barcelona, Spain
73.8RetiredRamón Torrella CascanteArchbishop of Tarragona, SpainArchbishop Emeritus
61.4InstalledPaul Albert ZipfelBishop of Bismarck, North Dakota, USABishop Emeritus
21 Feb87.2DiedJosé de Jesús Clemens Alba PalaciosAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
56.0AppointedJosé Luis Chávez BotelloAuxiliary Bishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
56.0AppointedJosé Luis Chávez BotelloTitular Bishop of CovaArchbishop Emeritus of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
53.4AppointedJosé Trinidad González RodríguezAuxiliary Bishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
53.4AppointedJosé Trinidad González RodríguezTitular Bishop of MenefessiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
74.7DiedSimon TonyéArchbishop Emeritus of Douala, Cameroon
22 Feb61.7Ordained BishopStuart France O’Connell, S.M. †Bishop of Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop Emeritus
51.7Ordained BishopCarlos Osoro SierraBishop of Orense, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Madrid, Spain
44.6Ordained BishopAlois SchwarzTitular Bishop of Mathara in NumidiaBishop of Sankt Pölten, Austria
23 Feb31.4ProfessedXavier Maurice Henri Malle, Comm. l'Emm.Member of Emmanuel CommunityBishop of Gap-Embrun, France
24 Feb85.1DiedOscar de OliveiraArchbishop Emeritus of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil
25 Feb45.7AppointedJesse Eugenio MercadoAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, PhilippinesBishop of Parañaque, Philippines
45.7AppointedJesse Eugenio MercadoTitular Bishop of TalaptulaBishop of Parañaque, Philippines
55.5Ordained BishopBernard Blasius MorasBishop of Belgaum, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Bangalore, India
82.8DiedUgo PolettiCardinal, Vicar General Emeritus of Roma {Rome}, Italy
26 Feb76.8RetiredJosé de Aquino PereiraBishop of Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
46.6AppointedOrani João Tempesta, O. Cist.Bishop of Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, BrazilCardinal, Archbishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
27 Feb51.3AppointedJuan José Asenjo PelegrinaAuxiliary Bishop of Toledo, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
51.3AppointedJuan José Asenjo PelegrinaTitular Bishop of IzirianaArchbishop Emeritus of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
41.8AppointedManuel Felipe Díaz SánchezAuxiliary Bishop of Cumaná, VenezuelaArchbishop of Calabozo, Venezuela
41.8AppointedManuel Felipe Díaz SánchezTitular Bishop of SitifisArchbishop of Calabozo, Venezuela
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