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1979 and Earlier


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YearAgeBishopEventTitleCurrent Title
1929 Barnabas R. Halem ’ImanaBornRulangaraBishop Emeritus of Kabale, Uganda
1931 Peter Yariyok JatauBornMarsa KajeArchbishop Emeritus of Kaduna, Nigeria
André Mayamba Mabuti KathongoBornMukilaBishop Emeritus of Popokabaka, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
Frédéric RubwejangaBornNyabinyengaBishop Emeritus of Kibungo, Rwanda
1933 Gregory E. KpiebayaBornKaleoArchbishop Emeritus of Tamale, Ghana
1935 Faustin NgabuBornLokwaBishop Emeritus of Goma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
1936 Paride TabanBornOpariBishop Emeritus of Torit, South Sudan
1938 Ambroise Kotamba DjolibaBornSiouBishop of Sokodé, Togo
Maurice Konan KouassiBornAdjékroBishop of Daloa, Côte d’Ivoire
1939 Gabriel MmoleBornNangooBishop of Mtwara, Tanzania
1940 Athanasius Atule UsuhBornMbagenBishop of Makurdi, Nigeria
1941 Joseph Kumuondala MbimbaBornMokombeArchbishop of Mbandaka-Bikoro, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
1942 Hervé ItouaBornOtambiokoBishop Emeritus of Ouesso, Congo
Woldeghiorghis MathewosBornWasseraVicar Apostolic of Hosanna, Ethiopia
Séraphin François RouambaBornOuagadougouArchbishop of Koupéla, Burkina Faso
1943 Bernard NsayiBornMindouliBishop Emeritus of Nkayi, Congo
1944 John NjueBornEmbuCardinal, Archbishop of Nairobi, Kenya
1946 Jacques Tukumbé Nyimbusčde AnyilundaBornKandéBishop of Dapaong, Togo
1947 Gabriel ’Leke AbegunrinBornIwere-IleArchbishop of Ibadan, Nigeria
Judes BicabaBornWakaraBishop of Dédougou, Burkina Faso
18.8Peter Henrici, S.J.ProfessedMember of Society of JesusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Chur, Switzerland
1948 Michael MaraiBornMuschu IslandBishop Emeritus of Goroka, Papua New Guinea
Paul R. RuzokaBornNyakayenziArchbishop of Tabora, Tanzania
1949 Camillus Archibong EtokudohBornIkot Uko EtorBishop of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
195023.1Leonard Anthony FaulknerOrdained PriestPriest of Adelaide, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus
1951Matteo Farrelly, C.S.Sp.ResignedSuperior of GambiaSuperior Emeritus
Salesius MugambiBornEgandeneBishop of Meru, Kenya
195217.9Kassian (Otto) Lauterer, O. Cist.ProfessedMember of Order of CisterciansAbbot Emeritus of Wettingen-Mehrerau, Austria
Norman King’oo WambuaBornKathianiBishop of Bungoma, Kenya
1953 Jean Damascčne BimenyimanaBornShangiBishop of Cyangugu, Rwanda
18.8Franz DietlProfessedMember of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
195518.4Ignacio Gogorza Izaguirre, S.C.I. di Béth.ProfessedMember of Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus of BétharramBishop of Encarnación, Paraguay
David Kamau Ng’ang’aBornKiambuAuxiliary Bishop of Nairobi, Kenya
17.6Alois Kothgasser, S.D.B.ProfessedMember of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop Emeritus of Salzburg, Austria
21.8Bernard Mohlalisi, O.M.I.ProfessedMember of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateArchbishop Emeritus of Maseru, Lesotho
19.1Reynald Rouleau, O.M.I.ProfessedMember of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop Emeritus of Churchill-Baie d’Hudson, Manitoba, Canada
Jean-Baptiste TiamaBornNazarBishop of Sikasso, Mali
195827.7Giuseppe De AndreaIncardinatedPriest of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USAApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Kuwait
Joachim Kouraleyo TaroungaBornDoniaBishop of Moundou, Chad
1959 Samuel KledaBornGolompuyArchbishop of Douala, Cameroon
196025.2Alberto 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
20.0Philipp Pöllitzer, O.M.I.ProfessedMember of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop of Keetmanshoop, Namibia
196121.8Peter Marzinkowski, C.S.Sp.ProfessedMember of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop Emeritus of Alindao, Central African Republic
196219.6Alvaro Corrada del Rio, S.J.ProfessedMember of Society of JesusBishop of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
23.3Nicolás Cotugno Fanizzi, S.D.B.ProfessedPriest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop Emeritus of Montevideo, Uruguay
15.7George Anthony Frendo, O.P.ProfessedMember of Order of Friars PreachersAuxiliary Bishop of Tiranë-Durrës, Albania
196319.6Stephen Joseph Reichert, O.F.M. Cap.ProfessedMember of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinArchbishop of Madang, Papua New Guinea
Antoine Sabi BioBornGounienouBishop of Natitingou, Benin
44.1Jerzy Jan Tomziński, O.S.P.P.E.AppointedPrior General of Order of Saint Paul the First HermitPrior General Emeritus
196426.6Anastácio Kahango, O.F.M. Cap.Professed (Perpetual Vows)Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Luanda, Angola
21.1Francesco Panfilo, S.D.B.ProfessedMember of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
20.3Murilo Sebastiăo Ramos Krieger, S.C.I.ProfessedMember of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartArchbishop of Săo Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
16.8Fortunato Pablo Urcey, O.A.R.ProfessedMember of Order of Augustinian RecollectsPrelate of Chota, Peru
20.2Boghos Lévon ZékiyanProfessedMemberApostolic Administrator of Istanbul (Armenian), Turkey
196520.5Camillo Ballin, M.C.C.I.ProfessedMember of Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of JesusVicar Apostolic of Northern Arabia, Kuwait
17.2Luciano Capelli, S.D.B.ProfessedMember of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Gizo, Solomon Islands
20.6Antônio Roberto Cavuto, O.F.M. Cap.Solemn ProfessedMember of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Itapipoca, Ceara, Brazil
20.9Séamus Freeman, S.A.C.ProfessedMember of Society of the Catholic ApostolateBishop of Ossory, Ireland
22.6Barry Alexander Anthony Wood, O.M.I.ProfessedMember of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateAuxiliary Bishop of Durban, South Africa
196741.6José Gabriel Diaz CuevaAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Cuenca, EcuadorBishop Emeritus of Azogues, Ecuador
20.4Rolando 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
196825.9Robert Patrick Ellison, C.S.Sp.ProfessedMember of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop of Banjul, Gambia
19.6Jean Marie Henri Legrez, O.P.ProfessedMember of Order of Friars PreachersArchbishop of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur), France
196927.2Jean Charles Émile Gardin, C.S.Sp.Professed (Perpetual Vows)Member of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop of Impfondo, Congo
17.9Lawrence Daniel Huculak, O.S.B.M.ProfessedMember of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Archbishop of Winnipeg (Ukrainian), Manitoba, Canada
197025.6Lionel Gendron, P.S.S.ProfessedPriest of Society of Priests of Saint SulpiceBishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Québec, Canada
53.2Caetano Antônio Lima dos Santos, O.F.M. Cap.ResignedTitular Bishop of TagarbalaBishop Emeritus of Ilhéus, Bahia, Brazil
197116.1Paul Rouhana, O.L.M.ProfessedMember of Order of Lebanese Maronite (Maronite)Auxiliary Bishop of Joubbé, Sarba e Jounieh (Maronite), Lebanon
197222.1Quesnel Alphonse, S.M.M.ProfessedMember of Missionaries of the Company of MaryAuxiliary Bishop of Port-au-Prince, Haďti
43.3Peter Chung Hoan TingSucceededVicar Apostolic of Kota Kinabalu, MalaysiaArchbishop Emeritus of Kuching, Malaysia
17.9Moussa El-Hage, O.A.M.ProfessedMember of Antonin Maronite Order (Maronite)Archbishop of Haifa and the Holy Land {Haifa e Terra Santa} (Maronite), Israel
20.3Michael 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
27.6Yves Maria 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-Malabarese), IndiaBishop Emeritus of Bijnor (Syro-Malabarese), India
197323.5Rabban Al-QasOrdained PriestPriest of Amadiyah (Chaldean), IraqBishop of Amadiyah and Zaku (Chaldean), Iraq
44.1Giovanni Battista Franzoni, O.S.B.ResignedAbbot of San Paolo fuori le Mura, ItalyAbbot Emeritus
29.1John Hung Shan-chuan, S.V.D.ProfessedMember of Society of the Divine WordArchbishop of Taipei, Taiwan
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
27.8Francis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M.ProfessedMember of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Korea, Military
197451.8Hilarion Capucci, B.A.ResignedPatriarchal Vicar of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek), PalestinePatriarchal Vicar Emeritus
19.4Eusebio 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 JesusAuxiliary Bishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
23.6Jan Szpilka, S.D.S.ProfessedMember of Society of the Divine SaviorApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Comores
197518.0Gustavo Garcia-Siller, M.Sp.S.ProfessedMember of Missionaries of the Holy SpiritArchbishop of San Antonio, Texas, USA
32.6Jesús García BurilloIncardinatedPriest of Madrid, SpainBishop of Ávila, Spain
41.0Grégoire III (Loutfi) Laham, B.S.AppointedPatriarchal Vicar of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek), PalestinePatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), Syria
25.9Aníbal Nieto Guerra, O.C.D.Solemn ProfessedMember of Order of Discalced CarmelitesBishop of San Jacinto de Yaguachi, Ecuador
56.1Jerzy Jan Tomziński, O.S.P.P.E.ResignedPrior General of Order of Saint Paul the First HermitPrior General Emeritus
197635.0Dominic Mai LuongIncardinatedPriest of New Orleans, Louisiana, USAAuxiliary Bishop of Orange in California, USA
40.7Luc Julian MatthysIncardinatedPriest of Melbourne, AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Armidale, Australia
24.7Burchell Alexander McPhersonConvertedBishop of Montego Bay, Jamaica, Antilles
25.8Ambrogio SpreaficoIncardinatedPriest of Palestrina, ItalyBishop of Frosinone-Veroli-Ferentino, Italy
197724.5Jean-Abdo Arbach, B.C.Professed (Perpetual Vows)Member of Basilian Chouerite Order of Saint John the Baptist (Melkite Greek)Archbishop of Homs (-Hama-Jabrud) (Melkite Greek), Syria
51.6Enzio d’AntonioResignedBishop of Trivento, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Lanciano-Ortona, Italy
39.2Joseph Nunzio LatinoIncardinatedPriest of Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana, USABishop Emeritus of Jackson, Mississippi, USA
27.5Malcolm Patrick McMahon, O.P.ProfessedMember of Order of Friars PreachersArchbishop of Liverpool, England, Great Britain
38.1Paul Kazuhiro MoriIncardinatedPriest of Tōkyō, JapanAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
197823.0Nikolaus Messmer, S.J.ProfessedPriest of Society of JesusApostolic Administrator of Kyrgyzstan
36.3Anicetus Bongsu Antonius Sinaga, O.F.M. Cap.AppointedPrefect of Sibolga, IndonesiaArchbishop of Medan, Indonesia
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
197924.3Hanna G. Alwan, M.L.Professed (Perpetual Vows)Member of Congregation of the Lebanese Maronite Missionaries (Maronite)Curial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
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
24.9Moussa El-Hage, O.A.M.Professed (Perpetual Vows)Member of Antonin Maronite Order (Maronite)Archbishop of Haifa and the Holy Land {Haifa e Terra Santa} (Maronite), Israel
33.8Francis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M.Professed (Perpetual Vows)Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Korea, Military

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