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1979 and Earlier


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YearAgeBishopEventTitleCurrent Title
1920 Joseph Tsong Huaide (Zhong Huaide)BornBishop Emeritus of Sanyuan [Sanyüan], China
1921 Louis Fan LuyiBornFormer Bishop-Elect of Baoding [Paoting, Ching-Yüan], China
1922 Joseph Hou Guoyong (Guoyang)BornBishop of Chongqing [Chungking], China
1924 Thomas Zhao Duomo (Zhao Kexun)BornBishop of Xuanhua [Süanhwa], China
1931 Peter Yariyok JatauBornArchbishop Emeritus of Kaduna, Nigeria
Frédéric RubwejangaBornBishop Emeritus of Kibungo, Rwanda
Peter Zhuang JianjianBornBishop Emeritus of Shantou [Swatow], China
1933 Gregory E. KpiebayaBornArchbishop Emeritus of Tamale, Ghana
Placidus Pei Ronggui (Pei Yonggui), O.C.S.O.BornCoadjutor Bishop Emeritus of Luoyang [Loyang], China
1935 Faustin NgabuBornBishop Emeritus of Goma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
1936 Paride TabanBornBishop Emeritus of Torit, South Sudan
1938 Ambroise Kotamba DjolibaBornBishop Emeritus of Sokodé, Togo
Maurice Konan KouassiBornBishop Emeritus of Daloa, Côte d’Ivoire
193911.2Abraham (Ibrahim) Nehmé, B.C.ProfessedMember of Basilian Chouerite Order of Saint John the Baptist (Melkite Greek)Archbishop Emeritus of Homs (-Hama-Jabrud) (Melkite Greek), Syria
1942 Hervé ItouaBornBishop Emeritus of Ouesso, Congo
Séraphin François RouambaBornArchbishop Emeritus of Koupéla, Burkina Faso
1943 Bernard NsayiBornBishop Emeritus of Nkayi, Congo
1944 John NjueBornCardinal, Archbishop of Nairobi, Kenya
1945 Joseph Gao Hongxiao, O.F.M.BornBishop of Kaifeng [Kaifeng], China
1946 Jacques Tukumbé Nyimbusčde AnyilundaBornBishop Emeritus of Dapaong, Togo
194718.7Peter Henrici, S.J.ProfessedMember of Society of JesusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Chur, Switzerland
1948 Michael MaraiBornBishop Emeritus of Goroka, Papua New Guinea
20.2Abraham (Ibrahim) Nehmé, B.C.Solemn VowsMember of Basilian Chouerite Order of Saint John the Baptist (Melkite Greek)Archbishop Emeritus of Homs (-Hama-Jabrud) (Melkite Greek), Syria
Paul Runangaza RuzokaBornArchbishop of Tabora, Tanzania
23.7Alexandre José Maria dos Santos, O.F.M.ProfessedMember of Order of Friars MinorCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Maputo, Mozambique
Tito Banchong ThopanhongBornApostolic Administrator of Luang Prabang, Laos
194923.4Ernest Bertrand Boland, O.P.EnteredMember of Order of Friars PreachersBishop Emeritus of Multan, Pakistan
29.0Joseph Tsong Huaide (Zhong Huaide)Ordained PriestPriestBishop Emeritus of Sanyuan [Sanyüan], China
1950 Augustine Cui TaiBornCoadjutor Bishop of Xuanhua [Süanhwa], China
29.0Louis Fan LuyiOrdained PriestPriestFormer Bishop-Elect of Baoding [Paoting, Ching-Yüan], China
195127.5René Henry GracidaEnteredMember of Order of Saint BenedictBishop Emeritus of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
29.0Joseph Hou Guoyong (Guoyang)Ordained PriestPriestBishop of Chongqing [Chungking], China
Salesius MugambiBornBishop of Meru, Kenya
26.7Alexandre José Maria dos Santos, O.F.M.Solemn VowsMember of Order of Friars MinorCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Maputo, Mozambique
27.0Thomas Zhao Duomo (Zhao Kexun)Ordained PriestPriestBishop of Xuanhua [Süanhwa], China
1952 Norman King’oo WambuaBornBishop of Machakos, Kenya
195318.7Franz DietlProfessedMember of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
29.5René Henry GracidaSimple VowsMember of Order of Saint BenedictBishop Emeritus of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
195518.4Ignacio Gogorza Izaguirre, S.C.I. di Béth.ProfessedMember of Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus of BétharramBishop Emeritus of Encarnación, Paraguay
Peter Jin LugangBornBishop of Nanyang [Nanyang], China
David Kamau Ng’ang’aBornAuxiliary Bishop of Nairobi, Kenya
17.5Alois Kothgasser, S.D.B.ProfessedMember of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop Emeritus of Salzburg, Austria
19.0Reynald Rouleau, O.M.I.ProfessedMember of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop Emeritus of Churchill-Baie d’Hudson, Manitoba, Canada
Jean-Baptiste TiamaBornBishop of Mopti, Mali
195632.5René Henry GracidaSolemn VowsMember of Order of Saint BenedictBishop Emeritus of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
195725.1Joseph Kallas, S.M.S.P.Ordained DeaconDeacon of Societŕ dei Missionari di San Paolo (Melkite Greek)Archbishop Emeritus of Beirut and Jbeil {Bairut e Gibail} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
1958 [Paul Dong Guanhua]BornBishop of Zhengding [Chengting], China
34.5René Henry GracidaOrdained DeaconDeacon of Order of Saint BenedictBishop Emeritus of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
Vincent Guo XijinBornAuxiliary Bishop of Xiapu [Funing], China
Joseph Han YingjinBornBishop of Sanyuan [Sanyüan], China
27.5Émile Marcus, P.S.S.ProfessedPriest of Society of Priests of Saint SulpiceArchbishop Emeritus of Toulouse (-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), France
Joachim Kouraleyo TaroungaBornBishop of Moundou, Chad
Joseph Zhang WeizhuBornBishop of Xianxian [Sienhsien], China
195918.9Philip Boyce, O.C.D.First VowsMember of Order of Discalced CarmelitesBishop Emeritus of Raphoe, Ireland
Samuel KledaBornArchbishop of Douala, Cameroon
1960 John Chen CangbaoBornAuxiliary Bishop of Yixian [Yihsien], China
25.2Alberto Giraldo Jaramillo, P.S.S.ProfessedPriest of Society of Priests of Saint SulpiceArchbishop Emeritus of Medellín, Colombia
26.6Émilius Goulet, P.S.S.IncardinatedPriest of Society of Priests of Saint SulpiceArchbishop Emeritus of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, Canada
19.9Philipp Pöllitzer, O.M.I.ProfessedMember of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop Emeritus of Keetmanshoop, Namibia
25.1Jan PurwinskiOrdained DeaconDeacon of Riga, LatviaBishop Emeritus of Kyiv-Zhytomyr, Ukraine
196116.7Gianfranco Agostino Gardin, O.F.M. Conv.Temporary VowsMember of Order of Friars Minor ConventualBishop Emeritus of Treviso, Italy
37.5René Henry GracidaIncardinatedPriest of Miami, Florida, USABishop Emeritus of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
21.7Peter Marzinkowski, C.S.Sp.ProfessedMember of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop Emeritus of Alindao, Central African Republic
Methodius Qu AilinBornBishop of Changsha [Changsha], China
Joseph Shen Guo’anBornFormer Bishop-Elect of Hankow [Hankou], China
John Wang RuowangBornBishop of Tianshui [Tsinchow], China
196219.6Alvaro Corrada del Rio, S.J.ProfessedMember of Society of JesusBishop Emeritus of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
23.2Nicolás Cotugno Fanizzi, S.D.B.ProfessedPriest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop Emeritus of Montevideo, Uruguay
Joseph Xu HonggenBornBishop of Suzhou [Soochow], China
1963 Paul Lei Shiyin (Chiyin)BornBishop of Leshan [Kiating], China
Francis Xavier Lu Zinping (Lu Xinping)BornCoadjutor Bishop of Nanjing [Nanking], China
Peter Mao QingfuBornAuxiliary Bishop of Luoyang [Loyang], China
Paul Meng NingyouBornBishop of Taiyuan [Taiyüan], China
19.6Stephen Joseph Reichert, O.F.M. Cap.ProfessedMember of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinArchbishop Emeritus of Madang, Papua New Guinea
Antoine Sabi BioBornBishop of Natitingou, Benin
Wang ChengliBornApostolic Administrator of Caozhou/Heze [Tsaochow], China
196426.5Anastácio Kahango, O.F.M. Cap.Perpetual VowsMember of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Luanda, Angola
John Baptist Li SuguangBornBishop of Nanchang [Nanchang], China
Joseph Liu XinhongBornBishop of Anqing [Anking, Huai-ning], China
11.6Cristóbal López Romero, S.D.B.EnteredMember of Salesians of Saint John BoscoCardinal, Archbishop of Rabat, Morocco
Peter Luo XuegangBornBishop of Yibin [Suifu], China
21.1Francesco Panfilo, S.D.B.ProfessedMember of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop Emeritus of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
20.2Murilo Sebastiăo Ramos Krieger, S.C.I.ProfessedMember of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartArchbishop Emeritus of Săo Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
16.8Fortunato Pablo Urcey, O.A.R.ProfessedMember of Order of Augustinian RecollectsPrelate of Chota, Peru
20.1Boghos Lévon ZékiyanProfessedMember of Congregazione Mechitarista di VeneziaArchbishop of Istanbul (Armenian), Turkey
196517.2Luciano Capelli, S.D.B.ProfessedMember of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Gizo, Solomon Islands
20.6Antônio Roberto Cavuto, O.F.M. Cap.Solemn VowsMember of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Itapipoca, Ceara, Brazil
20.8Séamus Freeman, S.A.C.ProfessedMember of Society of the Catholic ApostolateBishop Emeritus of Ossory, Ireland
1966 Johannes Peng WeizhaoBornBishop of Yujiang [Yükiang], China
John Wang XiaoxunBornCoadjutor Bishop of Ankang [Hinganfu], China
196718.0Michel Abrass, B.A.EnteredMember of Ordre Basilien Alépin (Melkite Greek)Archbishop of Tyr (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
16.4Isidore Battikha, B.A.ProfessedMember of Ordre Basilien Alépin (Melkite Greek)Archbishop Emeritus of Homs (-Hama-Jabrud) (Melkite Greek), Syria
20.7George Anthony Frendo, O.P.Solemn VowsMember of Order of Friars PreachersArchbishop of Tiranë-Durrës, Albania
Joseph Obanyi SagweBornBishop of Kakamega, Kenya
Joseph Sun JigenBornBishop of Daming [Taming], China
20.4Rolando Octavus Joven Tria Tirona, O.C.D.ProfessedMember of Order of Discalced CarmelitesArchbishop of Caceres (Nueva Caceres), Philippines
19.0Buti Joseph Tlhagale, O.M.I.ProfessedMember of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateArchbishop of Johannesburg, South Africa
196825.8Robert Patrick Ellison, C.S.Sp.ProfessedMember of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop Emeritus of Banjul, Gambia
Joseph Guo JincaiBornBishop of Chengde, China
19.5Jean Marie Henri Legrez, O.P.ProfessedMember of Order of Friars PreachersArchbishop of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur), France
Thaddeus Ma DaquinBornAuxiliary Bishop of Shanghai [Shanghai], China
22.1Vincent Gerard NicholsOrdained DeaconDeacon of Liverpool, England, Great BritainCardinal, Archbishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
196919.2Anders Arborelius, O.C.D.ConvertedCardinal, Bishop of Stockholm, Sweden
27.1Jean Charles Émile Gardin, C.S.Sp.Perpetual VowsMember of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop Emeritus of Impfondo, Congo
197025.5Lionel Gendron, P.S.S.ProfessedPriest of Society of Priests of Saint SulpiceBishop Emeritus of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Québec, Canada
John Lei JiapeiBornBishop of Xichang [Ningyüan], China
Joseph Shen BinBornBishop of Haimen [Haimen], China
197121.2Anders Arborelius, O.C.D.EnteredMember of Order of Discalced CarmelitesCardinal, Bishop of Stockholm, Sweden
25.6Issam John Darwish (Darwich), B.S.Ordained DeaconDeacon of Arrouhbaniat Albassiliat Almoukhalissiat (Melkite Greek)Archbishop of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
22.9Giorgio Demetrio GallaroOrdained DeaconDeacon of Los Angeles, California, USASecretary of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
16.1Paul Rouhana, O.L.M.ProfessedMember of Order of Lebanese Maronite (Maronite)Auxiliary Bishop of Joubbé, Sarba e Jounieh (Maronite), Lebanon
30.8[Richard Williamson]ConvertedBishop
197222.0Quesnel Alphonse, S.M.M.ProfessedMember of Missionaries of the Company of MaryBishop of Fort-Liberté, Haďti
43.3Peter Chung Hoan TingSucceededVicar Apostolic of Kota Kinabalu, MalaysiaArchbishop Emeritus of Kuching, Malaysia
22.8Ruben Antonio González Medina, C.M.F.Perpetual VowsMember of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MaryBishop of Ponce, Puerto Rico
25.4Dionisio Lachovicz (Liakhovych), O.S.B.M.Ordained DeaconDeacon of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Titular Bishop of Egnatia
17.8Moussa El-Hage, O.A.M.ProfessedMember of Antonin Maronite Order (Maronite)Archbishop of Haifa and the Holy Land {Haifa e Terra Santa} (Maronite), Israel
20.2Michael Lenihan, O.F.M.ProfessedMember of Order of Friars MinorBishop of La Ceiba, Honduras
45.1Domenico Crescentino Marinozzi, O.F.M. Cap.AppointedApostolic Administrator of Hosanna, EthiopiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Soddo-Hosanna, Ethiopia
27.5Yves Marie Monot, C.S.Sp.Ordained DeaconDeacon of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop of Ouesso, Congo
38.6Gratian Mundadan, C.M.I.AppointedApostolic Exarch of Bijnor (Syro-Malabar), IndiaBishop Emeritus of Bijnor (Syro-Malabar), India
27.5Marc Armand Ouellet, P.S.S.EnteredPriest of Society of Priests of Saint SulpiceCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops
197323.5Rabban Al-QasOrdained PriestPriest of Amadiyah (Chaldean), IraqBishop of Dohuk (Chaldean), Iraq
29.1John Hung Shan-chuan, S.V.D.ProfessedMember of Society of the Divine WordArchbishop Emeritus of Taipei, Taiwan
25.8Daniel Robert Jenky, C.S.C.Ordained DeaconDeacon of Congregation of Holy CrossBishop of Peoria, Illinois, USA
25.8Daniel Robert Jenky, C.S.C.Perpetual VowsMember of Congregation of Holy CrossBishop of Peoria, Illinois, USA
23.8Mikha Pola MaqdassiOrdained PriestPriest of Alquoch (Chaldean), IraqBishop
20.4Ihor Voznyak (Vozniak), C.SS.R.ProfessedMember of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerArchbishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
27.7Francis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M.ProfessedMember of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Korea, Military
Joseph Zhao HongchunBornApostolic Administrator of Harbin [Harbin], China
197419.3Eusebio L. Elizondo Almaguer, M.Sp.S.ProfessedMember of Missionaries of the Holy SpiritAuxiliary Bishop of Seattle, Washington, USA
40.3Francisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa, P. SchönstattAppointedSuperior General of Institute of Schönstatt FathersCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Santiago de Chile
25.1Juan de Dios Hernández Ruiz, S.J.ProfessedMember of Society of JesusBishop of Pinar del Rio, Cuba
20.2Salvador Cleofás Murguía Villalobos, S.D.B.First VowsMember of Salesians of Saint John BoscoPrelate of Mixes, Oaxaca, México
23.6Jan Szpilka, S.D.S.ProfessedMember of Society of the Divine SaviorApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Comores
23.3David Prescott TalleyConvertedBishop of Memphis, Tennessee, USA
197516.0Michael Didi Adgum MangoriaConvertedArchbishop of Khartoum, Sudan
18.0Gustavo Garcia-Siller, M.Sp.S.ProfessedMember of Missionaries of the Holy SpiritArchbishop of San Antonio, Texas, USA
32.5Jesús García BurilloIncardinatedPriest of Madrid, SpainBishop Emeritus of Ávila, Spain
25.7Mychajlo Koltun, C.SS.R.ProfessedMember of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Sokal-Zhovkva (Ukrainian), Ukraine
24.1Joel Matthias Konzen, S.M.ProfessedMember of Society of MaryAuxiliary Bishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
41.0Grégoire III (Loutfi) Laham, B.S.AppointedPatriarchal Vicar of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek), PalestinePatriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), Syria
25.8Aníbal Nieto Guerra, O.C.D.Solemn VowsMember of Order of Discalced CarmelitesBishop of San Jacinto, Ecuador
27.0Tito Banchong ThopanhongOrdained PriestPriestApostolic Administrator of Luang Prabang, Laos
197618.5Georges Nicolas Haddad, S.M.S.P.ProfessedMember of Societŕ dei Missionari di San Paolo (Melkite Greek)Archbishop of Bāniyās {Cesarea di Filippo; Paneade} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
40.6Luc Julian MatthysIncardinatedPriest of Melbourne, AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Armidale, Australia
24.6Burchell Alexander McPhersonConvertedBishop of Montego Bay, Jamaica, Antilles
35.8[Richard Williamson]Ordained PriestPriestBishop
197727.5Malcolm Patrick McMahon, O.P.ProfessedMember of Order of Friars PreachersArchbishop of Liverpool, England, Great Britain
24.0Maurice MonierOrdained PriestPriest of Le Puy-en-Velay, FrancePro-Dean of the Roman Rota
38.0Paul Kazuhiro MoriIncardinatedPriest of Tōkyō, JapanAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
21.2Francisco Daniel Rivera Sánchez, M.Sp.S.EnteredMember of Missionaries of the Holy SpiritAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
22.1Angelo SpinaOrdained DeaconDeacon of Boiano-Campobasso, ItalyArchbishop of Ancona-Osimo, Italy
19.9Tadeusz Wojda, S.A.C.EnteredMember of Society of the Catholic ApostolateArchbishop of Białystok, Poland
197827.1Joel Matthias Konzen, S.M.Ordained DeaconDeacon of Society of MaryAuxiliary Bishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
27.6Jan Szpilka, S.D.S.Ordained PriestPriest of Society of the Divine SaviorApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Comores
30.3Clement TirkeyOrdained PriestPriest of Darjeeling, IndiaBishop of Jalpaiguri, India
26.0Héctor Eduardo Vargas Bastidas, S.D.B.ProfessedMember of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Temuco, Chile
197924.2Hanna G. Alwan, M.L.Perpetual VowsMember of Congregation of the Lebanese Maronite Missionaries (Maronite)Curial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
20.6Silvio José Báez Ortega, O.C.D.EnteredMember of Order of Discalced CarmelitesAuxiliary Bishop of Managua, Nicaragua
18.8Róbert Bezák, C.SS.R.ProfessedMember of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerArchbishop Emeritus of Trnava, Slovakia
49.1François-Marie-Christian FavreauResignedTitular Bishop of Turres AmmeniaeBishop Emeritus of Nanterre, France
19.6Juan Antonio Guerrero Alves, S.J.EnteredMember of Society of JesusPrefect of the Secretariat for the Economy
24.8Moussa El-Hage, O.A.M.Perpetual VowsMember of Antonin Maronite Order (Maronite)Archbishop of Haifa and the Holy Land {Haifa e Terra Santa} (Maronite), Israel
25.3David Gerard O’ConnellOrdained DeaconDeacon of Los Angeles, California, USAAuxiliary Bishop
21.4Santiago Sánchez Sebastián, O.A.R.Ordained DeaconDeacon of Order of Augustinian RecollectsPrelate of Lábrea, Amazonas, Brazil
33.7Francis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M.Perpetual VowsMember of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Korea, Military

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