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The Year of Our Lord 1999

Bishop Events

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 May76.1RetiredRoger-Émile Aubry, C.SS.R. †Vicar Apostolic of Reyes, BoliviaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
65.5Ordained BishopHoracio Ernesto Benites AstoulTitular Bishop of LamzellaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Buenos Aires, Argentina
55.5SucceededCarlos Bürgler, C.SS.R.Vicar Apostolic of Reyes, Bolivia
71.9DiedJoel Ivo Catapan, S.V.D. †Auxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, Brazil
59.9Ordained BishopJoseph KaithatharaBishop of Gwalior, India
66.2AppointedZygmunt KamińskiArchbishop of Szczecin-Kamień, PolandArchbishop Emeritus
54.3Ordained BishopFernando Mason, O.F.M. Conv.Bishop of Caraguatatuba, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop of Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
75.3RetiredMarian PrzykuckiArchbishop of Szczecin-Kamień, PolandArchbishop Emeritus
39.7Professed (Perpetual Vows)Francis Serrao, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusBishop of Shimoga, India
56.2Ordained BishopAntônio Lino da Silva DinisBishop of Itumbiara, Goias, Brazil
40.1Ordained BishopKiro StojanovTitular Bishop of CenturionesBishop of Skopje, Macedonia
2 May49.8Ordained BishopAdriano Ciocca VasinoBishop of Floresta, Pernambuco, BrazilPrelate of São Félix, Mato Grosso, Brazil
4 May61.2ResignedJacques IshaqArchbishop of Arbil {Erbil} (Chaldean), IraqCurial Bishop of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
5 May93.0DiedAntanas Louis DeksnysOfficial Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
69.6DiedTarcisius Resto Phanrang, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Shillong, India
6 May53.5AppointedSergio Alfredo Gualberti CalandrinaAuxiliary Bishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, BoliviaArchbishop
53.5AppointedSergio Alfredo Gualberti CalandrinaTitular Bishop of ArsacalArchbishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
63.9InstalledGustavo Martínez FríasArchbishop of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia
54.0AppointedKazimierz Wielikosielec, O.P.Auxiliary Bishop of Pinsk, Belarus
54.0AppointedKazimierz Wielikosielec, O.P.Titular Bishop of Blanda JuliaAuxiliary Bishop of Pinsk, Belarus
7 May79.5DiedJoseph GrayBishop Emeritus of Shrewsbury, England, Great Britain
8 May60.5AppointedBasile Georges CasmoussaArchbishop of Mossul (Syrian), IraqCurial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
26.0Ordained PriestEdouard Georges Daher, B.C.Priest of Basilian Chouerite Order of Saint John the Baptist (Melkite Greek)Archbishop of Tripoli del Libano {Tarabulus} (Melkite Greek)
48.9InstalledRoberto Octavio González Nieves, O.F.M.Archbishop of San Juan de Puerto Rico
53.9AppointedThéophile Georges KassabArchbishop of Homs (-Hama-Nabk) (Syrian), Syria
49.7Ordained BishopTadeusz PikusTitular Bishop of LysiniaBishop of Drohiczyn, Poland
58.1AppointedGregorios Elias TabéCoadjutor Archbishop of Damas (Syrian), SyriaArchbishop
9 May43.4Ordained BishopRobert Christopher NdlovuBishop of Hwange, ZimbabweArchbishop of Harare, Zimbabwe
10 May53.3AppointedChristophe Louis Yves Georges PierreApostolic Nuncio to UgandaApostolic Nuncio to México
11 May58.7AppointedErminio De ScalziAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
58.7AppointedErminio De ScalziTitular Bishop of ArbanumAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
56.8AppointedJames Francis McCarthyAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
56.8AppointedJames Francis McCarthyTitular Bishop of VerronaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
88.1DiedAngélico Melotto Mazzardo, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Sololá, Guatemala
12 May79.4DiedJerzy StrobaArchbishop Emeritus of Poznań, Poland
59.2AppointedRomeo Tovar Astorga, O.F.M.Bishop of Santa Ana, El Salvador
13 May45.3Ordained BishopGrzegorz BalcerekTitular Bishop of SelendetaAuxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
50.0Ordained BishopPhilippe RanaivomananaBishop of Ihosy, MadagascarBishop of Antsirabé, Madagascar
14 May55.8Ordained BishopFrederick Francis CampbellTitular Bishop of AfufeniaBishop of Columbus, Ohio, USA
64.0Ordained BishopLuc Julian MatthysBishop of Armidale, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
59.4ConfirmedJoseph Roduit, C.R.A.Abbot of Saint-Maurice, Switzerland
15 May68.6AppointedLino Bortolo BelottiAuxiliary Bishop of Bergamo, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
68.6AppointedLino Bortolo BelottiTitular Bishop of TablaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bergamo, Italy
48.2Ordained PriestStephen Jay BergPriest of Fort Worth, Texas, USABishop of Pueblo, Colorado, USA
70.2AppointedLuigi ContiApostolic Nuncio to TurkeyApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Malta
70.2AppointedLuigi ContiApostolic Nuncio to TurkmenistanApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Malta
75.0RetiredErnesto GallinaOfficial of the Secretariat of StateOfficial Emeritus
46.9Ordained BishopRafael Masahiro UmemuraBishop of Yokohama, Japan
16 May45.3Ordained BishopJude Thadaeus Ruwa’ichi, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Mbulu, TanzaniaArchbishop of Mwanza, Tanzania
56.5InstalledAndré Armand Vingt-TroisArchbishop of Tours, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
17 May62.1InstalledPaul Marchand, S.M.M. †Bishop of Timmins, Ontario, Canada
18 May47.6AppointedMichel Christian Cartatéguy, S.M.A.Auxiliary Bishop of Niamey, NigerArchbishop Emeritus of Niamey, Niger
47.6AppointedMichel Christian Cartatéguy, S.M.A.Titular Bishop of AulonArchbishop Emeritus of Niamey, Niger
45.9AppointedJames Liu Tan-kueiAuxiliary Bishop of Taipei, TaiwanBishop Emeritus of Hsinchu, Taiwan
45.9AppointedJames Liu Tan-kueiTitular Bishop of AcciaBishop Emeritus of Hsinchu, Taiwan
45.8AppointedJerzy Mazur, S.V.D.Apostolic Administrator of Eastern Siberia {Siberia Orientale}, Russian FederationBishop of Ełk, Poland
61.8DiedMiguel Pedro MundoBishop of Jataí, Goias, Brazil
41.4AppointedAkio Johnson MutekAuxiliary Bishop of Torit, South SudanBishop
41.4AppointedAkio Johnson MutekTitular Bishop of SuavaBishop of Torit, South Sudan
50.4AppointedAmbroise OuédraogoAuxiliary Bishop of Niamey, NigerBishop of Maradi, Niger
50.4AppointedAmbroise OuédraogoTitular Bishop of SeverianaBishop of Maradi, Niger
46.6AppointedJoseph Werth, S.J.Apostolic Administrator of Western Siberia {Siberia Occidentale}, Russian FederationBishop of Trasfigurazione a Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
19 May75.2RetiredUrbano José AllgayerBishop of Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
70.1ResignedGeraldo do Espírito Santo ÁvilaApostolic Administrator of Ipameri, Goias, BrazilArchbishop of Brazil, Military
48.6Ordained BishopLeopoldo González GonzálezTitular Bishop of VoncariaBishop of Tapachula, Chiapas, México
57.7SucceededPedro Ercílio SimonBishop of Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
48.8AppointedGuilherme Antônio Werlang, M.S.F.Bishop of Ipameri, Goias, Brazil
20 May70.4DiedOscar Julio Alzamora Revoredo, S. M. †Bishop Emeritus of Tacna y Moquegua, Peru
54.5Ordained BishopPaul Bùi Văn ÐocBishop of My Tho, Viet NamArchbishop of Thành-Phô Hô Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville), Viet Nam
21 May40.0Ordained BishopSergio Alfredo FenoyTitular Bishop of SatafisBishop of San Miguel, Argentina
55.0Ordained BishopBruno Pedron, S.D.B.Coadjutor Bishop of Jardim, Mato Grosso do Sul, BrazilBishop of Ji-Paraná, Rondonia, Brazil
72.0DiedMario TagliaferriApostolic Nuncio to France
22 May70.3AppointedEdmundo M. AbayaArchbishop of Nueva Segovia, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
48.3AppointedNikola EterovićTitular Archbishop of SisciaApostolic Nuncio to Germany
48.3AppointedNikola EterovićApostolic Nuncio to UkraineApostolic Nuncio to Germany
53.1AppointedLuigi PezzutoApostolic Nuncio to TanzaniaApostolic Nuncio to Bosnia-Herzegovina
74.8DiedHéctor Gabino RomeroBishop of Rafaela, Argentina
23 May70.1DiedPaschalis Soedita Hardjasoemarta, M.S.C. †Bishop of Purwokerto, Indonesia
51.7Ordained BishopFrancesco LambiasiBishop of Anagni-Alatri, ItalyBishop of Rimini, Italy
101.1DiedJerônimo MazzarottoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
24 May57.3Ordained BishopBernard GenoudBishop of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg), Switzerland
71.5DiedFrançois Xavier Tabao Manjarimanana, S.J. †Bishop of Mananjary, Madagascar
60.5Ordained BishopWerner ThissenTitular Bishop of ScampaArchbishop Emeritus of Hamburg, Germany
60.1AppointedStanislaw Wojciech WielgusBishop of Płock, PolandTitular Archbishop of Viminacium
26 May89.2DiedCarlos Parteli KellerArchbishop Emeritus of Montevideo, Uruguay
66.9AppointedÂngelo Domingos Salvador, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Uruguaiana, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
27 May75.7RetiredGiuseppe CasaleArchbishop of Foggia-Bovino, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
57.7AppointedDomenico Umberto D’AmbrosioArchbishop of Foggia-Bovino, ItalyArchbishop of Lecce, Italy
29 May41.5Ordained BishopJosé Luis Azuaje AyalaTitular Bishop of ItalicaBishop of Barinas, Venezuela
57.1Ordained BishopAntónio José Cavaco CarrilhoTitular Bishop of TamallumaBishop of Funchal, Portugal
58.6InstalledJuan Carlos MaccaroneBishop of Santiago del Estero, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
71.4ResignedRaimundo Revoredo Ruiz, C.M.Prelate of Juli, PeruPrelate Emeritus
30 May59.3InstalledLuigi BressanArchbishop of Trento, Italy
49.2Ordained BishopFelix GennTitular Bishop of UzalisBishop of Münster, Germany
33.0Ordained PriestFelix GmürPriest of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, SwitzerlandBishop
41.5Ordained BishopJacob Venance KodaBishop of Same, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
46.7Ordained BishopJoaquín Pertíñez Fernández, O.A.R.Bishop of Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil
31 May66.2ResignedWalter KasperBishop of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, GermanyCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
1 Jun63.9ResignedDieudonné M’Sanda Tsinda-HataBishop of Kenge, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
58.4SucceededGaspard Mudiso Mundla, S.V.D.Bishop of Kenge, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
2 Jun75.7RetiredAntonio Vitale Bommarco, O.F.M. Conv. †Archbishop of Gorizia, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
62.9AppointedDino De AntoniArchbishop of Gorizia, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
46.8AppointedJorge Rubén Lugones, S.J.Bishop of Orán, ArgentinaBishop of Lomas de Zamora, Argentina
69.0AppointedJosé Carlos Melo, C.M.Archbishop (Personal Title), Auxiliary of São Salvador da Bahia, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
69.0AppointedJosé Carlos Melo, C.M.Titular Archbishop of CeramusArchbishop Emeritus of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
60.9AppointedMário Pasqualotto, P.I.M.E.Auxiliary Bishop of Manaus, Amazonas, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
60.9AppointedMário Pasqualotto, P.I.M.E.Titular Bishop of Vicus CaesarisAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
3 Jun52.4AppointedGabriel Chang Bong-hunBishop of Cheongju {Ch’ongju}, Korea (South)
54.2AppointedLeo Cornelio, S.V.D.Bishop of Khandwa, IndiaArchbishop of Bhopal, India
76.1RetiredPaul Huynh Dông CácBishop of Quy Nhon, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
45.3AppointedPeter Kihara Kariuki, I.M.C.Bishop of Muranga, KenyaBishop of Marsabit, Kenya
46.7AppointedJoseph Ngô Quang KiêtBishop of Lang Són et Cao Bang, Viet NamArchbishop Emeritus of Hà Nôi, Viet Nam
62.5AppointedPierre Nguyên SoanBishop of Quy Nhon, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
64.8AppointedRoger Pirenne, C.I.C.M.Archbishop of Bertoua, CameroonArchbishop Emeritus
48.0AppointedFulgence RabemahafalyBishop of Ambositra, MadagascarArchbishop of Fianarantsoa, Madagascar
51.8AppointedJoseph Ignace RandrianasoloBishop of Mahajanga, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
48.9AppointedJean-Paul RandriamananaAuxiliary Bishop of Antananarivo, Madagascar
48.9AppointedJean-Paul RandriamananaTitular Bishop of Paria in ProconsolareAuxiliary Bishop of Antananarivo, Madagascar
53.8AppointedJoseph Trân Xuân TiéuCoadjutor Bishop of Long Xuyên, Viet NamBishop
78.5RetiredLambertus Johannes van Heygen, C.S.Sp. †Archbishop of Bertoua, CameroonArchbishop Emeritus
4 Jun59.8AppointedMile BogovicAuxiliary Bishop of Rijeka-Senj, CroatiaBishop of Gospić-Senj, Croatia
59.8AppointedMile BogovicTitular Bishop of TamataBishop of Gospić-Senj, Croatia
75.4RetiredFrancis Gerard BrooksBishop of Dromore, IrelandBishop Emeritus
75.0RetiredMichel-Gaspard CoppenrathArchbishop of Papeete, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)Archbishop Emeritus
68.6SucceededHubert CoppenrathArchbishop of Papeete, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)Archbishop Emeritus
43.4AppointedMarcelo Arturo González AmadorBishop of Santa Clara, Cuba
50.3AppointedJohn McAreaveyBishop of Dromore, Ireland
5 Jun76.2RetiredEurico Dias NogueiraArchbishop of Braga, PortugalArchbishop Emeritus
68.8AppointedRaymond EidArchbishop of Damas (Maronite), SyriaArchbishop Emeritus
55.3AppointedJorge Ferreira da Costa OrtigaArchbishop of Braga, Portugal
76.1RetiredChucrallah HarbBishop of Jounieh (Maronite), LebanonBishop Emeritus
66.9AppointedRamón Ovidio Pérez MoralesArchbishop (Personal Title) of Los Teques, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
65.9AppointedPaul-Emile SaadéBishop of Batrun (Maronite), LebanonBishop Emeritus
56.7AppointedOscar Aníbal Salazar GómezBishop of La Dorada-Guaduas, Colombia
7 Jun52.4SucceededThomas Christopher CollinsArchbishop of Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaCardinal, Archbishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
55.0AppointedNicholas Anthony DiMarzioBishop of Camden, New Jersey, USABishop of Brooklyn, New York, USA
75.1ResignedJoseph Neil MacNeilArchbishop of Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
9 Jun70.1DiedMichael Bosco DuraisamyBishop of Salem, India
57.7AppointedLucio Angelo Renna, O. Carm.Bishop of Avezzano, ItalyBishop of San Severo, Italy
12 Jun70.0ResignedMaurice Noël Léon Couve de MurvilleArchbishop of Birmingham, England, Great BritainArchbishop Emeritus
50.9Ordained BishopSalvador Emilio Riverón CortinaTitular Bishop of VergiAuxiliary Bishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
13 Jun101.1BeatifiedBl. Wladyslaw GoralAuxiliary Bishop of Lublin, Poland
141.3BeatifiedBl. Antoni Julian NowowiejskiBishop of Płock, Poland
16 Jun67.6AppointedJosé María Libório Camino SarachoAuxiliary Bishop of São Miguel Paulista, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Presidente Prudente, Sao Paulo, Brazil
67.6AppointedJosé María Libório Camino SarachoTitular Bishop of UrusiBishop Emeritus of Presidente Prudente, Sao Paulo, Brazil
17 Jun63.3AppointedClaude FeidtArchbishop of Aix (-Arles-Embrun), FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Aix (-Arles), France
76.3DiedGeorge Basil Hume, O.S.B. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
19 Jun63.9AppointedFortunato BaldelliApostolic Nuncio to FranceCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
58.7AppointedLorenzo BaldisseriApostolic Nuncio to IndiaCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
51.0AppointedLuigi BonazziTitular Archbishop of AtellaApostolic Nuncio to Canada
51.0AppointedLuigi BonazziApostolic Nuncio to HaitiApostolic Nuncio to Canada
48.3InstalledWilliam Enrique Delgado SilvaBishop of El Vigia-San Carlos del Zulia, VenezuelaBishop of Cabimas, Venezuela
58.8Ordained BishopErminio De ScalziTitular Bishop of ArbanumAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
79.5DiedJean-Baptiste GahamanyiBishop Emeritus of Butare, Rwanda
41.9Ordained BishopWłodzimierz Roman Juszczak, O.S.B.M.Bishop of Wrocław-Gdańsk (Ukrainian), Poland
66.3AppointedSeverino PolettoArchbishop of Torino {Turin}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
52.0Ordained BishopLuis Quinteiro FiuzaTitular Bishop of FuerteventuraBishop of Tui-Vigo, Spain
74.5RetiredGiovanni SaldariniArchbishop of Torino {Turin}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
22 Jun46.9AppointedJoseph Atanga, S.J.Bishop of Bafoussam, CameroonArchbishop of Bertoua, Cameroon
66.7AppointedLawrence Aloysius Burke, S.J. †Archbishop of Nassau, Bahamas, AntillesArchbishop Emeritus of Kingston in Jamaica, Antilles
61.9AppointedEmilio PatriarcaBishop of Monze, ZambiaBishop Emeritus
67.1AppointedPatrick Francis Sheehan, O.S.A. †Bishop of Kano, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
43.1AppointedPatrick Taval, M.S.C. †Auxiliary Bishop of Rabaul, Papua New GuineaBishop of Kerema, Papua New Guinea
43.1AppointedPatrick Taval, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of ThimidaBishop of Kerema, Papua New Guinea
23 Jun58.7AppointedLorenzo BaldisseriApostolic Nuncio to NepalCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
59.8AppointedJoseph Kunnath, C.M.I.Bishop of Adilabad (Syro-Malabarese), India
61.7AppointedHugo María Van Steekelenburg, O.F.M.Bishop of Almenara, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
24 Jun76.5RetiredSebastian KräuterBishop of Timişoara, RomaniaBishop Emeritus
56.7AppointedMartin RoosBishop of Timişoara, Romania
54.1Ordained BishopKazimierz Wielikosielec, O.P.Titular Bishop of Blanda JuliaAuxiliary Bishop of Pinsk, Belarus
25 Jun48.7SucceededBalázs BábelArchbishop of Kalocsa-Kecskemét, Hungary
60.2DiedLászló DankóArchbishop of Kalocsa-Kecskemét, Hungary
26 Jun35.2Ordained PriestGregory Lawrence ParkesPriest of Orlando, Florida, USABishop of Pensacola-Tallahassee, Florida, USA
27 Jun28.1Ordained PriestPatrick Chilekwa Chisanga, O.F.M. Conv.Priest of Order of Friars Minor ConventualBishop of Mansa, Zambia
28 Jun50.9AppointedJan Chrapek, C.S.M.A. †Bishop of Radom, Poland
76.5RetiredEdward Henryk MaterskiBishop of Radom, PolandBishop Emeritus
60.0InstalledRaymond Roussin, S. M.Bishop of Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
29 Jun68.7Ordained BishopLino Bortolo BelottiTitular Bishop of TablaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bergamo, Italy
59.9Ordained BishopMile BogovicTitular Bishop of TamataBishop of Gospić-Senj, Croatia
57.0Ordained BishopJames Francis McCarthyTitular Bishop of VerronaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
50.5SucceededGeorge Vance Murry, S.J.Bishop of Saint Thomas, American Virgin Islands, USABishop of Youngstown, Ohio, USA
46.8Ordained BishopJoseph Ngô Quang KiêtBishop of Lang Són et Cao Bang, Viet NamArchbishop Emeritus of Hà Nôi, Viet Nam
73.0ResignedElliot Griffin ThomasBishop of Saint Thomas, American Virgin Islands, USABishop Emeritus
53.9Ordained BishopJoseph Trân Xuân TiéuCoadjutor Bishop of Long Xuyên, Viet NamBishop
30 Jun77.2DiedHans Leo DrewesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Paderborn, Germany
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