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The Year of Our Lord 1997

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Mar79.6DiedStanislaus Joseph BrzanaBishop Emeritus of Ogdensburg, New York, USA
28.5Ordained PriestJosé Luis Corral Peláez, S.V.D.Priest of Society of the Divine WordBishop of Añatuya, Argentina
44.1Ordained BishopCyprian Kizito LwangaBishop of Kasana-Luweero, UgandaArchbishop of Kampala, Uganda
52.3Ordained BishopJózsef TamásTitular Bishop of ValabriaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Alba Iulia, Romania
2 Mar24.2Ordained PriestVasyl HoveraPriest of Lviv (Ukrainian), UkraineApostolic Administrator of Kazakhstan and Central Asia, Faithful of Byzantine Rite (Byzantine)
3 Mar49.9AppointedJohn ’Oke AfarehaAuxiliary Bishop of Warri, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
49.9AppointedJohn ’Oke AfarehaTitular Bishop of MinaBishop Emeritus of Warri, Nigeria
76.8RetiredMartin-Léonard Bakole wa IlungaArchbishop of Kananga, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Archbishop Emeritus
48.0SucceededRichard Anthony Burke, S.P.S.Bishop of Warri, NigeriaArchbishop Emeritus of Benin City, Nigeria
56.9AppointedJoseph Oforishe EgeregaVicar Apostolic of Bomadi, NigeriaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
56.9AppointedJoseph Oforishe EgeregaTitular Bishop of TanudaiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bomadi, Nigeria
75.9RetiredEdmund Joseph Fernando, O.M.I. †Bishop of Badulla, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
52.1AppointedJulian Winston Sebastian Fernando, S.S.S.Bishop of Badulla, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
72.0ResignedEdmund Joseph Fitzgibbon, S.P.S. †Bishop of Warri, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
65.1AppointedEmmanuel KatalikoArchbishop of Bukavu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
51.6AppointedGabriel Kujur, S.J.Bishop of Daltonganj, IndiaBishop Emeritus
83.1DiedWilliam Edward McManusBishop Emeritus of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USA
66.5AppointedGodefroid Mukeng’a Kalond, C.I.C.M.Archbishop of Kananga, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Archbishop Emeritus
42.4AppointedPaul Yoshinao OtsukaBishop of Kyōto, Japan
59.7AppointedGuy Armand Romano, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Niamey, NigerBishop Emeritus
69.5ResignedRaymond Ken’ichi TanakaBishop of Kyōto, JapanBishop Emeritus
32.0Ordained PriestFulgence Aloysius TiggaPriest of Muzaffarpur, IndiaBishop of Raiganj, India
4 Mar67.3DiedVicente Ataviado y TumaladBishop of Maasin, Philippines
5 Mar61.0AppointedJosé da Cruz PolicarpoCoadjutor Patriarch of Lisboa {Lisbon}, PortugalCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus
62.4AppointedFranc Rodé, C.M.Archbishop of Ljubljana, SloveniaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
76.3RetiredAlojzij ŠuštarArchbishop of Ljubljana, SloveniaArchbishop Emeritus
82.6DiedKarmelo ZazinovićBishop Emeritus of Krk (Veglia), Croatia
6 Mar82.5DiedJosé Alberto Lopes de Castro PintoBishop Emeritus of Guaxupé, Minas Gerais, Brazil
7 Mar93.2DiedJosé Lafayette Ferreira ÁlvaresBishop Emeritus of Bragança Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
70.9ResignedNicodemus Atle Basili HhandoBishop of Mbulu, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
47.9AppointedEugenio Romero PoseAuxiliary Bishop of Madrid, Spain
47.9AppointedEugenio Romero PoseTitular Bishop of TurudaAuxiliary Bishop of Madrid, Spain
8 Mar45.7Ordained BishopPablo Vizcaino PradoBishop of Suchitepéquez-Retalhuleu, Guatemala
9 Mar57.0Ordained BishopJean-Charles Marie DescubesBishop of Agen, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Rouen, France
51.2Ordained BishopLuiz Antônio GuedesTitular Bishop of MaturbaBishop Emeritus of Campo Limpo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
49.1Ordained BishopJacson Damasceno Rodrigues, C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of LamphuaAuxiliary Bishop of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
10 Mar74.1AppointedJosé Sebastián Laboa GallegoApostolic Nuncio to LibyaApostolic Nuncio
56.0AppointedSylvester Carmel Magro, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Benghazi, LibyaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
56.0AppointedSylvester Carmel Magro, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of SaldaeVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Benghazi, Libya
86.7RetiredGiustino Giulio Pastorino, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Benghazi, LibyaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
101.1DiedJohannes Theodor Suhr, O.S.B. †Bishop Emeritus of København {Copenhagen}, Denmark
11 Mar55.5AppointedJosé de Jesús Martínez ZepedaAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal DistrictBishop Emeritus of Irapuato, Guanajuato, México
55.5AppointedJosé de Jesús Martínez ZepedaTitular Bishop of NaratcataBishop Emeritus of Irapuato, Guanajuato, México
27.5First VowsJuan José Salaverry Villarreal, O.P.Member of Order of Friars PreachersAuxiliary Bishop of Lima, Peru
13 Mar57.0InstalledJohn Huston Ricard, S.S.J.Bishop of Pensacola-Tallahassee, Florida, USABishop Emeritus
14 Mar42.7Ordained BishopPaul-André DurocherTitular Bishop of AusuagaArchbishop of Gatineau, Québec, Canada
15 Mar48.6AppointedJuan de la Caridad García RodríguezAuxiliary Bishop of Camagüey, CubaCardinal, Archbishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
48.6AppointedJuan de la Caridad García RodríguezTitular Bishop of Gummi in ProconsulariCardinal, Archbishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
45.4Ordained BishopFrancisco Ozoria AcostaBishop of San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican RepublicArchbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
58.4AppointedJuan Antonio Ugarte PérezPrelate of Yauyos, PeruArchbishop Emeritus of Cuzco, Peru
16 Mar43.7Ordained BishopJean Damascène BimenyimanaBishop of Cyangugu, Rwanda
74.7DiedPierre CallaosArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Maronite), Syria
17 Mar53.5Ordained BishopSergio Lasam UtlegCoadjutor Bishop of Ilagan, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus of Tuguegarao, Philippines
65.4InstalledJohn Walter YantaBishop of Amarillo, Texas, USABishop Emeritus
18 Mar52.4AppointedCharles Joseph Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.Archbishop of Denver, Colorado, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
62.1AppointedTulio Duque Gutiérrez, S.D.S.Bishop of Apartadó, ColombiaBishop Emeritus of Pereira, Colombia
51.7AppointedChristie Albert MacalusoAuxiliary Bishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
51.7AppointedChristie Albert MacalusoTitular Bishop of Grass ValleyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
54.9AppointedMário Rino SivieriBishop of Propriá, Sergipe, BrazilBishop Emeritus
25.4Ordained DeaconBruno Varriano, O.F.M.Deacon of Campobasso-Boiano, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
19 Mar56.1Ordained BishopJosé Luis Chávez BotelloTitular Bishop of CovaArchbishop Emeritus of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
37.2Ordained BishopJohn Chen CangbaoAuxiliary Bishop of Yixian [Yihsien], China
45.9Ordained BishopJosé Vicente Conejero GallegoCoadjutor Bishop of Formosa, ArgentinaBishop
29.3Perpetual VowsVirgilio do Carmo da Silva, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoCardinal, Archbishop of Díli, Timor-Leste
54.7Ordained BishopLuis Guillermo EichhornBishop of Gualeguaychú, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Morón, Argentina
53.5Ordained BishopJosé Trinidad González RodríguezTitular Bishop of MenefessiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
57.2Ordained BishopAnte IvasBishop of Šibenik (Knin), CroatiaBishop Emeritus
58.1Ordained BishopJesús Moliné LabarteCoadjutor Bishop of Chiclayo, PeruBishop Emeritus
25.9Ordained PriestGuadalupe Antonio Ruíz UrquínPriest of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, MéxicoPrelate of Huautla, Oaxaca, México
20 Mar76.2RetiredAdolfo Hernández HurtadoAuxiliary Bishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Zamora, Michoacán, México
22 Mar57.6Ordained BishopAlexis Habiyambere, S.J.Bishop of Nyundo, RwandaBishop Emeritus
23 Mar78.2DiedTimothy Joseph HarringtonBishop Emeritus of Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
25 Mar63.7AppointedJohn BulaitisApostolic Nuncio to AlbaniaApostolic Nuncio
50.1AppointedThomas Christopher CollinsCoadjutor Bishop of Saint Paul in Alberta, CanadaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
26 Mar75.2RetiredLeonard James CrowleyAuxiliary Bishop of Montréal, Québec, CanadaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
27 Mar57.3AppointedMaurice Le Bègue de GerminyBishop of Blois, FranceBishop Emeritus
76.0RetiredGiovanni PisanuBishop of Ozieri, ItalyBishop Emeritus
51.9AppointedSebastiano SanguinettiBishop of Ozieri, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Tempio-Ampurias, Italy
83.5DiedJoseph Gustave François WicquartBishop Emeritus of Coutances (-Avranches), France
29 Mar66.4AppointedGerardo Tomás FarrellCoadjutor Bishop of Quilmes, Argentina
82.2DiedMario Picchi, S.D.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Venado Tuerto, Argentina
31 Mar45.8Ordained BishopJesse Eugenio MercadoTitular Bishop of TalaptulaBishop of Parañaque, Philippines
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