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The Year of Our Lord 2003

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March


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Mar41.8IncardinatedJoseph Ndembu MbatiaPriest of Nyahururu, KenyaBishop
1 Mar49.8Ordained BishopJoachim NtahondereyeBishop of Muyinga, Burundi
46.6Ordained BishopJorge Alberto Ossa SotoBishop of Florencia, ColombiaBishop of Santa Rosa de Osos, Colombia
2 Mar60.4Ordained BishopMathew AnikuzhikattilBishop of Idukki (Syro-Malabarese), India
75.7DiedAntonio Arellano DuránBishop Emeritus of San Carlos de Venezuela
51.3InstalledMichel Christian Cartatéguy, S.M.A.Bishop of Niamey, NigerArchbishop of Niamey, Niger
80.1DiedLeonard Hsu Ying-fa, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Taipei, Taiwan
57.3InstalledCarlos López HernándezBishop of Salamanca, Spain
71.3DiedJorge Arturo Meinvielle, S.D.B. †Bishop of San Justo, Argentina
52.1Ordained BishopPascal Marie RolandBishop of Moulins, FranceBishop of Belley-Ars, France
45.1Ordained BishopKindane YebioBishop of Keren (Ethiopian), Eritrea
3 Mar75.4RetiredSergio Valech AldunateAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de ChileAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
6 Mar88.8DiedSaba Youakim, B.S. †Archbishop Emeritus of Petra e Filadelfia (Melkite Greek), Jordan
7 Mar61.6SucceededGerald Frederick KicanasBishop of Tucson, Arizona, USA
65.4Ordained BishopJoseph Nunzio LatinoBishop of Jackson, Mississippi, USABishop Emeritus
72.3ResignedManuel Duran MorenoBishop of Tucson, Arizona, USABishop Emeritus
92.9DiedMartin WiesendAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bamberg, Germany
8 Mar94.4DiedHarry Anselm ClinchBishop Emeritus of Monterey in California, USA
61.5AppointedDomenico Umberto D’AmbrosioArchbishop of Manfredonia-Vieste-San Giovanni Rotondo, ItalyArchbishop of Lecce, Italy
81.7DiedAbel Alonso Núñez, O. de M. †Bishop Emeritus of Campo Maior, Piaui, Brazil
55.9AppointedAlfred Maria Oburu Asue, C.M.F. †Bishop of Ebebiyin, Equatorial Guinea
9 Mar53.3InstalledGílio FelícioBishop of Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
10 Mar49.4AppointedJean-Luc Marie Maurice Louis BouilleretBishop of Amiens, FranceArchbishop of Besançon, France
75.9RetiredJacques Moïse Eugène NoyerBishop of Amiens, FranceBishop Emeritus
11 Mar53.7AppointedMichael Richard CoteBishop of Norwich, Connecticut, USA
62.7AppointedGuillermo José GarlattiArchbishop of Bahía Blanca, Argentina
75.5RetiredDaniel Anthony HartBishop of Norwich, Connecticut, USABishop Emeritus
70.9ResignedJulio Ojeda Pascual, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of San Ramón, PeruVicar Apostolic Emeritus
52.8SucceededAnton (Gerardo Antonio) Žerdín Bukovec, O.F.M.Vicar Apostolic of San Ramón, Peru
12 Mar53.0InstalledPatricio Abella Buzon, S.D.B.Bishop of Kabankalan, Philippines
15 Mar81.2DiedLeonard James CrowleyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Montréal, Québec, Canada
76.1RetiredRobert Marie Gay, M. Afr.Bishop of Kabale, UgandaBishop Emeritus
74.8RetiredUrbanus Joseph KiokoBishop of Machakos, KenyaBishop Emeritus
51.1AppointedMartin Kivuva MusondeBishop of Machakos, Kenya
47.5InstalledTomislav Koljatic MaroevicBishop of Linares, Chile
55.2AppointedFrancisco Javier Martínez FernándezArchbishop of Granada, Spain
69.3ResignedLibardo Ramírez GómezBishop of Garzón, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
53.1AppointedCallistus RubaramiraBishop of Kabale, Uganda
62.0Ordained BishopFausto Gabriel Trávez Trávez, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of SullectumArchbishop of Quito, Ecuador
45.5Ordained BishopJesús Tomás Zárraga ColmenaresBishop of San Carlos de Venezuela
16 Mar87.5DiedEduardo Tomás Boza MasvidalAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
75.9InstalledJoseph RatzingerCardinal-Bishop of OstiaPope Emeritus of Roma {Rome}, Italy
70.3InstalledAugusto José Zini FilhoBishop of Limeira, Sao Paulo, Brazil
17 Mar85.1DiedCharles Alexander K. SalatkaArchbishop Emeritus of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
18 Mar85.3DiedEugene Louis D’Souza, M.S.F.S. †Archbishop Emeritus of Bhopal, India
45.7AppointedGeorges Nicolas Haddad, S.M.S.P.Apostolic Administrator of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek), IsraelArchbishop of Bāniyās {Cesarea di Filippo; Paneade} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
92.0DiedBruno Bernard HeimApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
76.1RetiredPaul Lokiru KalandaBishop of Fort Portal, UgandaBishop Emeritus
90.4DiedTheodorus Hubertus Moors, M.S.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Manado, Indonesia
44.4AppointedRobert MuhiirwaBishop of Fort Portal, Uganda
51.8Ordained BishopHarold Anthony PereraBishop of Ratnapura, Sri LankaBishop of Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
19 Mar51.6Ordained BishopMichael Charles EvansBishop of East Anglia, England, Great Britain
46.2Ordained BishopGustavo Garcia-Siller, M.Sp.S.Titular Bishop of OescusArchbishop of San Antonio, Texas, USA
60.4Ordained BishopFrancis Joseph KaneTitular Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie in MichiganAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
59.5AppointedJoseph Koerber, C.S.Sp.Prefect of Makokou, Gabon
51.5AppointedMathias Ri Iong-hoon (Lee Yong-Hoon)Auxiliary Bishop of Suwon, Korea (South)Bishop
51.5AppointedMathias Ri Iong-hoon (Lee Yong-Hoon)Titular Bishop of Catabum CastraBishop of Suwon, Korea (South)
68.3Ordained BishopAssis LopesTitular Bishop of ZaraïAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
42.7AppointedMathieu Madega LebouankehanBishop of Port-Gentil, GabonBishop of Mouila, Gabon
52.5Ordained BishopJulien Andavo MbiaBishop of Isiro-Niangara, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
69.0AppointedNéstor Hugo NavarroBishop of Alto Valle del Río Negro, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
50.6Ordained BishopThomas John Joseph PaprockiTitular Bishop of VulturariaBishop of Springfield in Illinois, USA
77.7RetiredJosé Pedro Pozzi, S.D.B.Bishop of Alto Valle del Río Negro, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
20 Mar62.5AppointedAntonio Ángel Algora HernandoBishop of Ciudad Real, Spain
59.5AppointedCarlos Germán Mesa RuizBishop of Arauca, ColombiaBishop of Socorro y San Gil, Colombia
76.0RetiredRafael Torija de la FuenteBishop of Ciudad Real, SpainBishop Emeritus
21 Mar78.0RetiredAntonio José González ZumárragaArchbishop of Quito, EcuadorCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
71.4AppointedAndraos SalamaBishop of Guizeh (Coptic), Egypt
69.2AppointedRaúl Eduardo Vela ChiribogaArchbishop of Quito, EcuadorCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
22 Mar46.8AppointedPhilip Arnold Subira AnyoloBishop of Homa Bay, Kenya
75.6RetiredMarianus ArokiasamyArchbishop of Madurai, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
64.0AppointedPeter FernandoArchbishop of Madurai, India
49.3Ordained BishopJohn Hsane HgyiTitular Bishop of PuppiBishop of Pathein, Myanmar
60.3AppointedEmmanuel Okombo WanderaBishop of Kericho, Kenya
63.9AppointedJean-Claude PérissetApostolic Nuncio to Moldova, Republic ofApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Germany
62.6AppointedYannis Spiteris, O.F.M. Cap.Archbishop of Corfù, Zante e Cefalonia, Greece
79.2RetiredAntónios Varthalítis, A.A. †Archbishop of Corfù, Zante e Cefalonia, GreeceArchbishop Emeritus
24 Mar83.4DiedHans Hermann Groër, O.S.B. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
25 Mar68.3InstalledRafael Arcadio Bernal Supelano, C.SS.R.Bishop of Líbano-Honda, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
51.6AppointedFrancesco BeschiAuxiliary Bishop of Brescia, ItalyBishop of Bergamo, Italy
51.6AppointedFrancesco BeschiTitular Bishop of VindaBishop of Bergamo, Italy
55.7AppointedClaude Champagne, O.M.I.Auxiliary Bishop of Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaBishop of Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada
55.7AppointedClaude Champagne, O.M.I.Titular Bishop of SufasarBishop of Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada
75.5RetiredBronislaw DembowskiBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), PolandBishop Emeritus
55.3Ordained BishopAlonso Gerardo Garza TreviñoBishop of Piedras Negras, Coahuila, México
57.3AppointedWiesław Alojzy MeringBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
61.7Ordained BishopJosé Victoriano Naranjo TovarBishop of Latacunga, Ecuador
75.6RetiredVigilio Mario OlmiAuxiliary Bishop of Brescia, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
68.5Ordained BishopLuigi PaiaroBishop of Nyahururu, KenyaBishop Emeritus
61.1AppointedRichard Stephen SeminackBishop of Saint Nicholas of Chicago (Ukrainian), Illinois, USA
76.2DiedMori Julien-Marie SidibéBishop of Ségou, Mali
63.0Ordained BishopThomas Anthony VazhapillyBishop of Mysore, India
70.9ResignedMichael Wiwchar, C.SS.R.Apostolic Administrator of Saint Nicholas of Chicago (Ukrainian), Illinois, USABishop Emeritus of Saskatoon (Ukrainian), Canada
27 Mar75.0RetiredFerenc Keszthelyi, O. Cist. †Bishop of Vác, HungaryBishop Emeritus
29 Mar70.2AppointedLeonardo Mario Bernacchi, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Camiri, BoliviaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
75.2RetiredGeevarghese Timotheos ChundevalelBishop of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankarese), IndiaBishop Emeritus
51.1Ordained BishopPietro Maria FragnelliBishop of Castellaneta, ItalyBishop of Trapani, Italy
46.7InstalledJorge Alberto Ossa SotoBishop of Florencia, ColombiaBishop of Santa Rosa de Osos, Colombia
45.5InstalledJesús Tomás Zárraga ColmenaresBishop of San Carlos de Venezuela
30 Mar62.4InstalledJosé María ArancedoArchbishop of Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz, Argentina
79.6ResignedMoisés Julio BlanchoudApostolic Administrator of Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus of Salta, Argentina
66.3DiedVincent DePaul BreenBishop Emeritus of Metuchen, New Jersey, USA
46.6Ordained BishopRainer Maria WoelkiTitular Bishop of ScampaCardinal, Archbishop of Berlin, Germany
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