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The Year of Our Lord 1997

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November to December


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Nov57.8Ordained BishopYoussef Anis Abi-Aad, Ist. del PradoArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Maronite), Syria
48.0Ordained BishopAntoine Nabil AndariTitular Bishop of Tarsus dei MaronitiCurial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
58.6Ordained BishopYouhanna Fouad El-HageArchbishop of Tripoli del Libano {Tarabulus} (Maronite)
3 Nov66.6AppointedSergio SebastianiPresident of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy SeeCardinal, President Emeritus
5 Nov58.0AppointedGerald Eugene WilkersonAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USA
58.0AppointedGerald Eugene WilkersonTitular Bishop of VincennesAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USA
7 Nov80.4RetiredSofron Dmyterko, O.S.B.M. †Bishop of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanisławów] (Ukrainian), UkraineBishop Emeritus
48.6AppointedMychajlo Koltun, C.SS.R.Bishop of Zboriv (Ukrainian), UkraineBishop of Sokal-Zhovkva (Ukrainian), Ukraine
73.9SucceededSofron Stefan Mudry, O.S.B.M.Bishop of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanisławów] (Ukrainian), UkraineBishop Emeritus
49.3AppointedBerhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M.Apostolic Administrator of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian), EthiopiaArchbishop
49.3AppointedBerhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M.Titular Bishop of BitaArchbishop of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian), Ethiopia
8 Nov31.1Ordained PriestHéctor David García OsorioPriest of Choluteca, HondurasBishop of Yoro, Honduras
46.3Ordained BishopAdalberto Martínez FloresTitular Bishop of TatiltiBishop of Paraguay, Military
33.8Ordained PriestBarthélemy Yaouda HourgoPriest of Maroua-Mokolo, CameroonBishop of Yagoua, Cameroon
9 Nov105.7BeatifiedBl. Vilmos AporBishop of Győr (Raab), Hungary
31.1Professed (Perpetual Vows)Pascal Chang-Soi, SS.CC.Member of Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and MaryCoadjutor Bishop of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)
53.3Ordained BishopNicolas Djomo LolaBishop of Tshumbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
88.0DiedDominic Yoshimatsu NoguchiBishop Emeritus of Hiroshima, Japan
158.3BeatifiedBl. Giovanni Battista ScalabriniBishop of Piacenza, Italy
10 Nov68.3AppointedEduardo DavinoBishop of Palestrina, ItalyBishop Emeritus
61.0AppointedAdrian Leo DoyleCoadjutor Archbishop of Hobart, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus
50.0AppointedSaúl Figueroa AlbornozAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de VenezuelaBishop of Puerto Cabello, Venezuela
50.0AppointedSaúl Figueroa AlbornozTitular Bishop of AmudarsaBishop of Puerto Cabello, Venezuela
56.5AppointedDenis James HartAuxiliary Bishop of Melbourne, AustraliaArchbishop
56.5AppointedDenis James HartTitular Bishop of VagadaArchbishop of Melbourne, Australia
58.3AppointedFrançois-Xavier Jacques Marie LoizeauBishop of Digne (-Riez-Sisteron), France
11 Nov75.1RetiredWilliam Aquin CarewApostolic Pro-Nuncio to JapanApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
63.2AppointedAmbrose Battista De PaoliApostolic Nuncio to JapanApostolic Nuncio to Australia
14 Nov61.9AppointedFrançois de Sales Marie Adrien Saint-MacaryCoadjutor Archbishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), FranceArchbishop
18 Nov64.4DiedAbraham Alangimattathil, S.D.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Kohima, India
75.6RetiredAnton BogeticBishop of Poreč i Pula, CroatiaBishop Emeritus
57.2AppointedIvan MilovanBishop of Poreč i Pula, CroatiaBishop Emeritus
65.4AppointedJames Albert MurrayBishop of Kalamazoo, Michigan, USABishop Emeritus
19 Nov51.5AppointedJuventino KesteringBishop of Rondonópolis, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop of Rondonópolis - Guiratinga, Mato Grosso, Brazil
73.7DiedJohn Gavin NolanAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, Military
76.4RetiredOsório Willibaldo Stoffel, O.F.M. †Bishop of Rondonópolis, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop Emeritus
20 Nov83.3DiedAmbrose Papaiah Yeddanapalli, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Bellary, India
21 Nov43.0AppointedKizito BahujimihigoBishop of Ruhengeri, RwandaBishop Emeritus of Kibungo, Rwanda
71.5AppointedPaul Michael Boyle, C.P. †Bishop of Mandeville, Jamaica, AntillesBishop Emeritus
67.1AppointedHubert CoppenrathCoadjutor Archbishop of Papeete, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)Archbishop Emeritus
43.1AppointedJohn Forrosuelo DuAuxiliary Bishop of Cebu, PhilippinesArchbishop of Palo, Philippines
43.1AppointedJohn Forrosuelo DuTitular Bishop of TimiciArchbishop of Palo, Philippines
47.7AppointedAngelito R. Lampon, O.M.I.Vicar Apostolic of Jolo, Philippines
47.7AppointedAngelito R. Lampon, O.M.I.Titular Bishop of VallipositaVicar Apostolic of Jolo, Philippines
53.3AppointedOswald LewisCoadjutor Bishop of Meerut, IndiaBishop of Jaipur, India
74.8AppointedEmilio OgñénovichArchbishop of Mercedes-Luján, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
46.2AppointedCornelius SimPrefect of Brunei, Brunei DarussalamVicar Apostolic of Brunei, Brunei Darussalam
22 Nov29.4Ordained PriestColumba Macbeth-Green, O.S.P.P.E.Priest of Order of Saint Paul the First HermitBishop of Wilcannia-Forbes, Australia
88.5DiedLuciano Rubio, O.S.A. †Prior General Emeritus of Order of St. Augustine
23 Nov61.2Ordained BishopJoseph Pierre Aimé Marie Doré, P.S.S.Archbishop of Strasbourg, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
60.5Ordained BishopAlois Kothgasser, S.D.B.Bishop of Innsbruck, AustriaArchbishop Emeritus of Salzburg, Austria
25 Nov50.6AppointedRichard John GarciaAuxiliary Bishop of Sacramento, California, USABishop of Monterey in California, USA
50.6AppointedRichard John GarciaTitular Bishop of BaparaBishop of Monterey in California, USA
75.5RetiredAntonio PaganoBishop of Ischia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
57.3AppointedFilippo StrofaldiBishop of Ischia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
27 Nov64.1AppointedAngelo DanielBishop of Chioggia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
42.2AppointedTomislav Koljatic MaroevicAuxiliary Bishop of Concepción (Santissima Concezione), ChileBishop of Linares, Chile
42.2AppointedTomislav Koljatic MaroevicTitular Bishop of BencennaBishop of Linares, Chile
28 Nov47.7AppointedJose Serofia PalmaAuxiliary Bishop of Cebu, PhilippinesArchbishop
47.7AppointedJose Serofia PalmaTitular Bishop of Vazari-DiddaArchbishop of Cebu, Philippines
29 Nov68.6AppointedMario Francesco PompeddaTitular Archbishop of BisarcioCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Apostolic Signatura
30 Nov69.8DiedLeo Edward O’NeilBishop of Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
1 Dec63.3DiedEugène Biletsi OnimBishop Emeritus of Idiofa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
2 Dec49.3AppointedWolfgang HaasArchbishop of Vaduz, Liechtenstein
3 Dec88.7DiedDomenico EnriciOfficial Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
4 Dec96.6DiedIgnace (Jacques) Gillet, O.C.S.O. †Abbot General Emeritus of Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance
5 Dec51.8AppointedRichard John GreccoAuxiliary Bishop of London, Ontario, CanadaBishop of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
51.8AppointedRichard John GreccoTitular Bishop of UcculaBishop of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
6 Dec54.6AppointedJean-Paul Aimé GobelApostolic Nuncio to SénégalApostolic Nuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic of
54.6AppointedJean-Paul Aimé GobelApostolic Nuncio to Guinea-BissauApostolic Nuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic of
54.6AppointedJean-Paul Aimé GobelApostolic Nuncio to MaliApostolic Nuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic of
54.6AppointedJean-Paul Aimé GobelApostolic Nuncio to Cape VerdeApostolic Nuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic of
75.8RetiredZbigniew Józef KraszewskiAuxiliary Bishop of Warszawa-Praga, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
75.3RetiredCzeslaw LewandowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
7 Dec44.9Ordained BishopPatrick Le GalBishop of Tulle, FranceAuxiliary Bishop of Lyon, France
8 Dec45.7Ordained BishopPeter Louis CaküTitular Bishop of AbiddaBishop of Kengtung, Myanmar
43.5Ordained BishopFlávio Giovenale, S.D.B.Bishop of Abaetetuba, Para, BrazilBishop of Santarém, Para, Brazil
45.0Ordained BishopStephen LepchaBishop of Darjeeling, India
85.4DiedLaurean RugambwaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
9 Dec56.6Ordained BishopDenis James HartTitular Bishop of VagadaArchbishop of Melbourne, Australia
11 Dec44.0AppointedCsaba TernyákSecretary of the Congregation for the ClergyArchbishop of Eger, Hungary
12 Dec40.1Ordained PriestJoaquim Wladimir Lopes DiasPriest of Jundiaí, Sao Paulo, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil
78.0RetiredAndrés Sapelak, S.D.B.Bishop of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires (Ukrainian), ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
13 Dec43.5AppointedJuan-José Aguirre Muñoz, M.C.C.I.Coadjutor Bishop of Bangassou, Central African RepublicBishop
65.8AppointedMarco Dino Brogi, O.F.M.Titular Archbishop of Città DucaleOfficial of the Secretariat of State
65.8AppointedMarco Dino Brogi, O.F.M.Apostolic Nuncio to SudanOfficial of the Secretariat of State
65.8AppointedMarco Dino Brogi, O.F.M.Apostolic Delegate to SomaliaOfficial of the Secretariat of State
52.3AppointedMieczysław CisłoAuxiliary Bishop of Lublin, Poland
52.3AppointedMieczysław CisłoTitular Bishop of AucaAuxiliary Bishop of Lublin, Poland
64.2Ordained BishopAngelo DanielBishop of Chioggia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
57.0AppointedGaspard Mudiso Mundla, S.V.D.Coadjutor Bishop of Kenge, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop
49.6AppointedWiktor Paweł SkworcBishop of Tarnów, PolandArchbishop of Katowice, Poland
63.6ResignedPríamo Pericles Tejeda RosarioBishop of Baní, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus
15 Dec75.6DiedArmando FrancoBishop of Oria, Italy
76.0ResignedThomas Jerome WelshBishop of Allentown, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus
16 Dec64.8AppointedEdward Peter CullenBishop of Allentown, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus
50.8Ordained BishopDaniel Robert Jenky, C.S.C.Titular Bishop of AmantiaBishop of Peoria, Illinois, USA
83.1DiedLuis Enrique Orellana Ricaurte, S.J. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Quito, Ecuador
18 Dec63.9InstalledAlexander Joseph BrunettArchbishop of Seattle, Washington, USAArchbishop Emeritus
19 Dec58.1AppointedJohn BuckleyBishop of Cork and Ross, Ireland
49.2AppointedSalvatore LigorioBishop of Tricarico, ItalyArchbishop of Matera-Irsina, Italy
60.8InstalledJohn George VlaznyArchbishop of Portland in Oregon, USAArchbishop Emeritus
20 Dec78.5DiedWenceslas KalibushiBishop Emeritus of Nyundo, Rwanda
69.3AppointedFrancesco Saverio SalernoTitular Bishop of CaereSecretary Emeritus of the Apostolic Signatura
69.3AppointedFrancesco Saverio SalernoSecretary of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy SeeSecretary Emeritus of the Apostolic Signatura
21 Dec78.1DiedFrançois Hoenen, S.V.D. †Bishop Emeritus of Kenge, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
22 Dec34.6AppointedAleksandr Kan, S.J.Superior of KyrgyzstanSuperior Emeritus
23 Dec51.2AppointedGordon Dunlap Bennett, S.J.Auxiliary Bishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USABishop Emeritus of Mandeville, Jamaica, Antilles
51.2AppointedGordon Dunlap Bennett, S.J.Titular Bishop of NesquallyBishop Emeritus of Mandeville, Jamaica, Antilles
44.0AppointedVital Chitolina, S.C.I.Prelate of Paranatinga, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop of Diamantino, Mato Grosso, Brazil
52.4AppointedFranco Dalla Valle, S.D.B. †Bishop of Juína, Mato Grosso, Brazil
63.2AppointedGeraldo Vieira GusmãoBishop of Porto Nacional, Tocatins, BrazilBishop Emeritus
63.6AppointedFrancisco José ZuglianiBishop of Amparo, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
24 Dec95.8DiedAntonio BagnoliBishop Emeritus of Fiesole, Italy
82.3DiedCharles Roman KoesterAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
78.4DiedVictor João Herman José Tielbeek, SS.CC. †Bishop of Formosa, Goias, Brazil
25 Dec80.1DiedBronisław Dąbrowski, F.D.P. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
27 Dec64.7AppointedGilles Cazabon, O.M.I.Bishop of Saint-Jérôme, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
34.0Ordained PriestJosé Lampra CàPriest of Bissau, Guinea-BissauAuxiliary Bishop
28 Dec71.7DiedNicodemus Atle Basili HhandoBishop Emeritus of Mbulu, Tanzania
51.3Ordained BishopGodfrey de Rozario, S.J.Bishop of Baroda, India
30 Dec69.5SucceededJean-Baptiste Bui TuânBishop of Long Xuyên, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
88.9RetiredMichel Nguyên Khác NguBishop of Long Xuyên, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
31 Dec49.9AppointedLuis Armando CollazuolAuxiliary Bishop of Rosario, ArgentinaBishop of Concordia, Argentina
49.9AppointedLuis Armando CollazuolTitular Bishop of EloBishop of Concordia, Argentina

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