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The Year of Our Lord 1997

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September to October


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Sep88.6DiedKarl BergArchbishop Emeritus of Salzburg, Austria
50.8AppointedAldo CavalliApostolic Nuncio to AngolaApostolic Nuncio to Malta
73.9DiedJoseph Abel Francis, S.V.D. †Auxiliary Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
86.7DiedCostantino Cristiano Luna Pianegonda, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Zacapa, Guatemala
59.5InstalledMichel Paul Marie Moutel, P.S.S. †Archbishop of Tours, France
2 Sep58.7AppointedTerence John BrainBishop of Salford, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
75.4RetiredClaude Henri Edouard Frikart, C.I.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Paris, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
78.4DiedJoseph Thomas O’KeefeBishop Emeritus of Syracuse, New York, USA
3 Sep62.5Ordained BishopGilberto FernándezTitular Bishop of HirinaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Miami, Florida, USA
62.2ResignedJosé Martins da Silva, S.D.N.Archbishop of Porto Velho, Rondonia, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
48.2Ordained BishopJoseph Fred NaumannTitular Bishop of Caput CillaArchbishop of Kansas City in Kansas, USA
52.4Ordained BishopMichael John SheridanTitular Bishop of ThibiucaBishop of Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
46.8Ordained BishopThomas Gerard WenskiTitular Bishop of KearneyArchbishop of Miami, Florida, USA
5 Sep57.1Ordained BishopPaul Gregory BootkoskiTitular Bishop of ZarnaBishop of Metuchen, New Jersey, USA
49.6AppointedJavier Salinas ViñalsBishop of Tortosa, SpainBishop of Mallorca, Spain
6 Sep30.4Professed (Perpetual Vows)Dieudonné Nzapalainga, C.S.Sp.Member of Congregation of the Holy SpiritArchbishop of Bangui, Central African Republic
7 Sep59.6DiedGino Malvestio, P.I.M.E. †Bishop of Parintins, Amazonas, Brazil
74.0DiedCarlo PoggiBishop of Fidenza, Italy
8 Sep93.6DiedMiguel Saturnino Aurrecoechea Palacios, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Machiques, Venezuela
60.7Ordained BishopVincent DePaul BreenBishop of Metuchen, New Jersey, USABishop Emeritus
46.2Ordained BishopMichele SecciaBishop of San Severo, ItalyBishop of Teramo-Atri, Italy
9 Sep45.3AppointedJoseph William Tobin, C.SS.R.Superior General of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerArchbishop of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
10 Sep47.9AppointedAldo de Cillo Pagotto, S.S.S.Coadjutor Bishop of Sobral, Ceara, BrazilArchbishop of Paraíba, Paraiba, Brazil
11 Sep76.0DiedLouis Antoine Marie BoffetBishop Emeritus of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières), France
12 Sep44.6AppointedPatrick Le GalBishop of Tulle, FranceAuxiliary Bishop of Lyon, France
16 Sep52.7Ordained BishopOswald GraciasTitular Bishop of BladiaCardinal, Archbishop of Bombay, India
17 Sep51.5Ordained BishopGerald AlmeidaCoadjutor Bishop of Jabalpur, IndiaBishop
46.2Ordained BishopJosé Isidro Guerrero MacíasBishop of Mexicali, Baja California Norte, México
18 Sep91.1DiedJohn Jarlath Dooley, S.S.C.M.E. †Official Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
88.1DiedJohn Patrick MurphyBishop Emeritus of Port Elizabeth, South Africa
60.5ResignedAttilio NicoraBishop of Verona, ItalyCardinal, President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
20 Sep48.1AppointedWasyl Ihor Medwit, O.S.B.M.Archiepiscopal Exarch of Kyiv-Vyshhorod (Ukrainian), UkraineAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Donets’k-Kharkiv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
21 Sep53.7Ordained BishopMartin DrennanTitular Bishop of Aquae RegiaeBishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh, Ireland
53.3Ordained BishopRaymond W. FieldTitular Bishop of Árd MórAuxiliary Bishop of Dublin, Ireland
30.7Ordained PriestDjalwana Laurent LompoPriest of Niamey, NigerArchbishop of Niamey, Niger
38.4Ordained BishopPascal N’KouéBishop of Natitingou, BeninArchbishop of Parakou, Benin
52.0Ordained BishopHans SchwemmerTitular Archbishop of RebellumApostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea
23 Sep75.0RetiredJohn Richard Sheets, S.J. †Auxiliary Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
24 Sep49.9Ordained BishopDevadass Ambrose MariadossBishop of Tanjore, India
66.0ResignedJoseph Edward TroyBishop of Saint John, New Brunswick, CanadaBishop Emeritus
80.0DiedJoseph Raymond WindleBishop Emeritus of Pembroke, Ontario, Canada
25 Sep86.0DiedJohn AhernBishop Emeritus of Cloyne, Ireland
26 Sep59.5Ordained BishopJacques IshaqArchbishop of Arbil {Erbil} (Chaldean), IraqCurial Bishop of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
75.7DiedJosé María Querejeta Mendizábal, C.M.F. †Prelate Emeritus of Isabela, Philippines
27 Sep50.3Ordained BishopAntun ŠkvorcevicBishop of Požega, Croatia
49.8Ordained BishopFelix Toppo, S.J.Bishop of Jamshedpur, India
29 Sep33.1AppointedCarlos Avila, I.V.E.Superior of TadjikistanSuperior Emeritus
75.8AppointedCarlo FurnoArchpriest of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore {Saint Mary Major Basilica}Cardinal, Grand Master Emeritus of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
38.6AppointedKrzysztof Kukulka, O.F.M. Conv.Superior of UzbekistanSuperior Emeritus of Uzbekistan
45.9AppointedAndrzej Madej, O.M.I.Superior of Turkmenistan
90.6DiedVolodymyr Sterniuk, C.SS.R. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
30 Sep82.0DiedGeorges-Henri Guibert, C.S.Sp. †Bishop Emeritus of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion
2 Oct59.6AppointedAntonio Maria VegliòApostolic Nuncio to LebanonCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
59.6AppointedAntonio Maria VegliòApostolic Nuncio to KuwaitCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
3 Oct82.7DiedPierre-Auguste-Antoine-Marie Guichet, M.S.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Tarawa and Nauru, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)
4 Oct78.0DiedFrancisco Raval CrucesArchbishop Emeritus of Zamboanga, Philippines
59.5Ordained BishopSilvano MontevecchiBishop of Ascoli Piceno, Italy
5 Oct62.1Ordained BishopEmile Jean Marie Henri Joseph Destombes, M.E.P.Titular Bishop of AltavaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Phnom-Penh, Cambodia
83.9DiedHeinrich ForerAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bolzano-Bressanone {Bozen-Brixen}, Italy
81.2DiedBernard YagoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
6 Oct79.6DiedWarren Louis BoudreauxBishop Emeritus of Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana, USA
86.3DiedAntonio D’ErchiaBishop Emeritus of Conversano-Monopoli, Italy
81.2DiedAloysius Nobuo SomaBishop Emeritus of Nagoya, Japan
7 Oct58.8InstalledTerence John BrainBishop of Salford, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
48.3Ordained BishopDaniel Nicholas DiNardoCoadjutor Bishop of Sioux City, Iowa, USACardinal, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USA
60.5ResignedAntonio FrancoApostolic Administrator of Zakarpattia, UkraineApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
45.8AppointedAntal Majnek, O.F.M.Apostolic Administrator of Zakarpattia, UkraineBishop of Mukachevo (Munkács), Ukraine
43.3Ordained BishopJulius MarandiBishop of Dumka, India
8 Oct43.3AppointedFlávio Giovenale, S.D.B.Bishop of Abaetetuba, Para, BrazilBishop of Santarém, Para, Brazil
10 Oct55.8Ordained BishopJean-Michel di Falco LeandriTitular Bishop of VallisBishop of Gap (-Embrun), France
44.4Ordained BishopPierre d’OrnellasTitular Bishop of NaraggaraArchbishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
69.0AppointedIstván KatonaAuxiliary Bishop of Eger, HungaryAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
60.3AppointedAlois Kothgasser, S.D.B.Bishop of Innsbruck, AustriaArchbishop Emeritus of Salzburg, Austria
73.5DiedGregorius Manteiro, S.V.D. †Archbishop of Kupang, Indonesia
75.8RetiredReinhold StecherBishop of Innsbruck, AustriaBishop Emeritus
50.6SucceededPeter TurangArchbishop of Kupang, Indonesia
11 Oct53.8Ordained BishopLeonardo SandriTitular Archbishop of AemonaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
53.7AppointedChristian WernerTitular Bishop of Wiener NeustadtBishop of Austria, Military
12 Oct50.8Ordained BishopJoseph Serge MiotCoadjutor Archbishop of Port-au-Prince, HaïtiArchbishop
14 Oct75.1ResignedRosalio José Castillo Lara, S.D.B. †President of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City StateCardinal, President Emeritus
69.0ResignedGabriel Lawrence SengolBishop of Tiruchirapalli, IndiaBishop Emeritus
15 Oct70.0AppointedEdmund Casimir SzokaPresident of the Governatorate of Vatican City StateCardinal, President Emeritus
16 Oct68.6AppointedNestor AssogbaArchbishop of Parakou, BeninArchbishop Emeritus of Cotonou, Benin
52.4AppointedSalvadore LoboBishop of Baruipur, India
18 Oct80.3DiedPierre-Auguste-Marie BoussardBishop Emeritus of Vannes, France
84.4DiedWalter William CurtisBishop Emeritus of Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
36.8Ordained PriestOliver Dashe DoemePriest of Jos, NigeriaBishop of Maiduguri, Nigeria
69.5ResignedJoseph Kesenge WandangakonguBishop of Molegbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
19 Oct52.7Ordained BishopValério Breda, S.D.B.Bishop of Penedo, Alagoas, Brazil
53.9Ordained BishopCyprien Mbuka, C.I.C.M.Titular Bishop of SimidiccaBishop of Boma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
64.6Ordained BishopJean Sommeng VorachakTitular Bishop of Muzuca in ProconsulariVicar Apostolic of Savannakhet, Laos
20 Oct65.8DiedRené Lucien PicandetBishop of Orléans, France
21 Oct50.6AppointedDaniel Robert Jenky, C.S.C.Auxiliary Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USABishop of Peoria, Illinois, USA
50.6AppointedDaniel Robert Jenky, C.S.C.Titular Bishop of AmantiaBishop of Peoria, Illinois, USA
22 Oct79.6DiedFranco IlliaArchbishop of Shkodrë, Albania
23 Oct77.3RetiredCharles Amarin BrandArchbishop of Strasbourg, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
61.0AppointedJoseph Pierre Aimé Marie Doré, P.S.S.Archbishop of Strasbourg, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
24 Oct41.0AppointedPeter Kwaku AtuaheneBishop of Goaso, Ghana
48.3AppointedDavid Douglas Crosby, O.M.I.Bishop of Labrador City-Schefferville, Québec, CanadaBishop of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
75.7RetiredErnst Heinrich Karlen, C.M.M. †Archbishop of Bulawayo, ZimbabweArchbishop Emeritus
50.9AppointedAdriano Langa, O.F.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Maputo, MozambiqueBishop of Inhambane, Mozambique
50.9AppointedAdriano Langa, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of BaiaBishop of Inhambane, Mozambique
52.8AppointedTomé Makhweliha, S.C.I.Bishop of Pemba, MozambiqueArchbishop of Nampula, Mozambique
38.3AppointedAlfred Adewale MartinsBishop of Abeokuta, NigeriaArchbishop of Lagos, Nigeria
52.5AppointedCyprian MonisBishop of Asansol, India
49.1AppointedJose MukalaBishop of Kohima, IndiaBishop Emeritus
50.8AppointedPius Alick Mvundla NcubeArchbishop of Bulawayo, ZimbabweArchbishop Emeritus
50.0AppointedJean NtagwararaBishop of Bubanza, Burundi
50.2AppointedJoseph Ignace RandrianasoloAuxiliary Bishop of Antananarivo, MadagascarBishop Emeritus of Mahajanga, Madagascar
50.2AppointedJoseph Ignace RandrianasoloTitular Bishop of MilevumBishop Emeritus of Mahajanga, Madagascar
25 Oct30.1Ordained PriestWaldo Rubén Barrionuevo Ramírez, C.SS.R.Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerAuxiliary Bishop of Reyes, Bolivia
57.3ResignedFerdinand Botsy, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Ambanja, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
59.5InstalledSilvano MontevecchiBishop of Ascoli Piceno, Italy
88.4DiedLino ZaniniOfficial Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
26 Oct45.4Ordained BishopPatrick HoogmartensCoadjutor Bishop of Hasselt, BelgiumBishop
41.2Ordained BishopFrançois-Xavier YombandjeBishop of Kaga-Bandoro, Central African RepublicBishop Emeritus of Bossangoa, Central African Republic
28 Oct63.7AppointedAlexander Joseph BrunettArchbishop of Seattle, Washington, USAArchbishop Emeritus
60.6AppointedJohn George VlaznyArchbishop of Portland in Oregon, USAArchbishop Emeritus
29 Oct76.7DiedFrancis-Roland Lambert, S.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Port-Vila, Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania)
62.6AppointedAlbino Mamede CletoCoadjutor Bishop of Coimbra, PortugalBishop Emeritus
62.5AppointedJosé Augusto Martins Fernandes PedreiraBishop of Viana do Castelo, PortugalBishop Emeritus
80.6DiedJoseph Valerius SequeiraBishop Emeritus of Pathein, Myanmar
31 Oct48.1Ordained BishopAldo de Cillo Pagotto, S.S.S.Coadjutor Bishop of Sobral, Ceara, BrazilArchbishop of Paraíba, Paraiba, Brazil
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