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The Year of Our Lord 2003

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 May43.3Ordained BishopMatthew Man-oso NdagosoBishop of Maiduguri, NigeriaArchbishop of Kaduna, Nigeria
3 May76.2RetiredAthanase Bala, C.S.Sp.Bishop of Bafia, CameroonBishop Emeritus
44.0AppointedJean-Marie Benoît BallaBishop of Bafia, Cameroon
57.9AppointedStephen Victor ChmilarBishop of Toronto (Ukrainian), Canada
93.1DiedJozef FeranecBishop Emeritus of Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
58.1AppointedDiarmuid MartinCoadjutor Archbishop of Dublin, IrelandArchbishop
59.7InstalledCarlos Germán Mesa RuizBishop of Arauca, ColombiaBishop of Socorro y San Gil, Colombia
76.1RetiredCornelius John Pasichny, O.S.B.M. †Bishop of Toronto (Ukrainian), CanadaBishop Emeritus
4 May45.4Ordained BishopAntônio Carlos FélixBishop of Luz, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop of Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
38.4Ordained BishopWojciech PolakTitular Bishop of Mons in NumidiaArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
5 May57.2AppointedJean-Yves RiocreuxBishop of Pontoise, FranceBishop of Basse-Terre (et Pointe-ŕ-Pitre), Guadeloupe, Antilles
6 May50.1AppointedVincent CoulibalyArchbishop of Conakry {Konakry}, Guinea
78.7DiedFrancis Paul McHugh, S.F.M. †Prelate Emeritus of Itacoatiara, Amazonas, Brazil
7 May63.9AppointedAntonio Arregui YarzaArchbishop of Guayaquil, Ecuador
75.7RetiredJuan Ignacio Larrea HolguínArchbishop of Guayaquil, EcuadorArchbishop Emeritus
8 May78.6DiedCarlo AliprandiBishop Emeritus of Cuneo, Italy
9 May97.4DiedLouis Henri Marie FerrandArchbishop Emeritus of Tours, France
10 May52.1Ordained BishopAbraham DestaTitular Bishop of Horrea AniniciVicar Apostolic of Meki, Ethiopia
62.8InstalledGuillermo José GarlattiArchbishop of Bahía Blanca, Argentina
79.1DiedAdolfo Rodríguez HerreraArchbishop Emeritus of Camagüey, Cuba
11 May49.5Ordained BishopJean-Luc Marie Maurice Louis BouilleretBishop of Amiens, FranceArchbishop of Besançon, France
56.1Ordained BishopAlfred Maria Oburu Asue, C.M.F. †Bishop of Ebebiyin, Equatorial Guinea
12 May74.5RetiredJuan Martí AlanisBishop of Urgell, SpainBishop Emeritus
53.8SucceededJoan Enric Vives SiciliaBishop of Urgell, Spain
13 May43.5AppointedVolodymyr ViytyshynCoadjutor Bishop of Kolomyia-Chernivtsi (Ukrainian), UkraineArchbishop of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanislaviv] (Ukrainian), Ukraine
14 May61.5AppointedDaniel Joseph BohanAuxiliary Bishop of Toronto, Ontario, CanadaArchbishop of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
61.5AppointedDaniel Joseph BohanTitular Bishop of MigirpaArchbishop of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
51.3AppointedLuis Albeiro Cortés RendónBishop of Vélez, Colombia
53.9InstalledMichael Richard CoteBishop of Norwich, Connecticut, USA
70.6AppointedDenis Croteau, O.M.I.Apostolic Administrator of Whitehorse, Yukon, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Mackenzie-Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada
51.7Ordained BishopMathias Ri Iong-hoon (Lee Yong-Hoon)Titular Bishop of Catabum CastraBishop of Suwon, Korea (South)
56.1Ordained BishopPaweł StobrawaTitular Bishop of AecaAuxiliary Bishop of Opole, Poland
60.4AppointedDécio Sossai Zandonade, S.D.B.Bishop of Colatina, Espirito Santo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
15 May54.5AppointedCharles Maung Bo, S.D.B.Archbishop of Yangon, Myanmar
63.1Ordained BishopPaul Tan Chee Ing, S.J.Bishop of Melaka-Johor, Malaysia
65.2AppointedPaul Zingtung GrawngArchbishop of Mandalay, MyanmarArchbishop Emeritus
17 May69.1AppointedIwannis Louis AwadApostolic Exarch of Venezuela (Syrian)Apostolic Exarch Emeritus
69.1AppointedIwannis Louis AwadTitular Bishop of Zeugma in SyriaApostolic Exarch Emeritus of Venezuela (Syrian)
72.3AppointedHenry Theophilus Howaniec, O.F.M.Bishop of Santissima Trinitŕ in Almaty, KazakhstanBishop Emeritus
53.1AppointedJan Paweł Lenga, M.I.C.Archbishop (Personal Title) of Karaganda, KazakhstanBishop Emeritus
51.7AppointedTomash PetaArchbishop of Maria Santissima in Astana, Kazakhstan
40.0Ordained BishopOscar Domingo SarlingaTitular Bishop of UzalisBishop of Zárate-Campana, Argentina
18 May51.8Ordained BishopFrancesco BeschiTitular Bishop of VindaBishop of Bergamo, Italy
45.5InstalledAntônio Carlos FélixBishop of Luz, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop of Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
90.5DiedKilian J. Healy, O. Carm. †Prior General Emeritus of Order of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
161.3CanonizedSt. Józef Sebastian PelczarBishop of Przemyśl, Poland
62.7Ordained BishopYannis Spiteris, O.F.M. Cap.Archbishop of Corfů, Zante e Cefalonia, Greece
71.6DiedTeodoro Ubeda GramageBishop of Mallorca, Spain
19 May49.5Ordained BishopChristopher Charles ProwseTitular Bishop of BahannaArchbishop of Canberra-Goulburn, Australia
20 May73.0DiedMichael Praphon Chaicharoen, S.D.B. †Bishop of Surat Thani, Thailand
21 May66.3DiedPierre Nguyęn Van NhoCoadjutor Bishop of Nha Trang, Viet Nam
22 May82.3DiedPackiam ArokiaswamyBishop Emeritus of Tanjore, India
59.9AppointedClaude-Joseph AzémaAuxiliary Bishop of Montpellier (-Lodčve-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomičres), France
59.9AppointedClaude-Joseph AzémaTitular Bishop of MurconaAuxiliary Bishop of Montpellier (-Lodčve-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomičres), France
55.1AppointedGuy HarpignyBishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
23 May47.0InstalledPhilip Arnold Subira AnyoloBishop of Homa Bay, Kenya
76.1RetiredWilliam Henry BullockBishop of Madison, Wisconsin, USABishop Emeritus
56.4AppointedRobert Charles MorlinoBishop of Madison, Wisconsin, USA
24 May71.1ResignedAnthony Soter FernandezArchbishop of Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaArchbishop Emeritus
49.4AppointedJohn Hsane HgyiBishop of Pathein, Myanmar
60.5Ordained BishopEmmanuel Okombo WanderaBishop of Kericho, Kenya
64.5AppointedMurphy Nicholas Xavier PakiamArchbishop of Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaArchbishop Emeritus
59.5ResignedSotero Phamo (Thein Myint)Apostolic Administrator of Yangon, MyanmarBishop Emeritus of Loikaw, Myanmar
48.4AppointedRicardo Jorge Valenzuela RiosBishop of Paraguay, MilitaryBishop of Villarrica del Espíritu Santo, Paraguay
25 May43.9Ordained BishopThierry Marie Jacques Brac de la PerričreTitular Bishop of ZallataBishop of Nevers, France
46.2Ordained BishopHervé Jean Robert GiraudTitular Bishop of SilliBishop of Soissons (-Laon-Saint-Quentin), France
86.2DiedGeorge Edward LynchAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
26 May84.8DiedEdwin Roy Kinch, O.S.M. †Prefect Emeritus of Ingwavuma, South Africa
27 May60.0AppointedMiklós BeerBishop of Vác, Hungary
55.3Ordained BishopThomas Anthony WilliamsTitular Bishop of MageóAuxiliary Bishop of Liverpool, England, Great Britain
29 May64.5InstalledMurphy Nicholas Xavier PakiamArchbishop of Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaArchbishop Emeritus
65.8Ordained BishopPaul Henry WalshTitular Bishop of AbthugniAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Rockville Centre, New York, USA
30 May60.0AppointedGuillermo Rodríguez-MelgarejoBishop of San Martín, Argentina
31 May59.9AppointedBenvenuto Italo CastellaniCoadjutor Archbishop of Lucca, ItalyArchbishop
78.4DiedFrancesco ColasuonnoCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Italy
55.5ResignedJosé Luis Fletes SantanaAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal DistrictAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
55.3Ordained BishopLadislav HučkoTitular Bishop of HoraeaApostolic Exarch of Czech Republic (Ruthenian)
61.2Ordained BishopAntonio MarinoTitular Bishop of BastiBishop of Mar del Plata, Argentina
45.0Ordained BishopGuillermo Patricio Vera SotoPrelate of Calama, ChileBishop of Iquique, Chile
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