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The Year of Our Lord 1970

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DateAgeBishopTitle
unknownAguado Arraux, I.E.M.E. †Apostolic Administrator of El Petén, Guatemala
unknown75.1Francis Xavier Zhao Zhen-sheng (Chao Cheng-sheng), S.J. †Bishop of Xianxian [Sienhsien], China
unknownJoseph Emil Malenfant, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of Gorakhpur, India
unknown68.7Pietro Romualdo M. Zilianti, O.S.B. †Abbot of Monte Oliveto Maggiore, Italy
1 Jan60.3Manuel Fernández-Conde y García del RebollarBishop of Córdoba, Spain
2 Jan68.8Carlo Baldini, O.M.D. †Bishop of Chiusi e Pienza, Italy
2 Jan73.7Patrick Harmon Shanley, O.C.D. †Prelate Emeritus of Infanta, Philippines
3 Jan91.3Giuseppe Angelo Poli, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Allahabad, India
6 Jan72.1Antonio TaffiApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Nicaragua
9 Jan98.1Adam HefterBishop Emeritus of Gurk, Austria
13 Jan81.4Georges Marie Paul PetitBishop Emeritus of Verdun, France
16 Jan74.1Philip Côté, S.J. †Bishop of Xuzhou [Süchow], China
19 Jan79.0León Buenaventura de Uriarte Bengoa, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of San Ramón, Peru
21 Jan75.6Joseph AttipettyArchbishop of Verapoly, India
6 Feb65.9Manuel da Silveira d’ElbouxArchbishop of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
7 Feb82.4Luis María Altamirano y BulnesArchbishop of Morelia, Michoacán, México
15 Feb95.0Joseph Arthur PapineauBishop Emeritus of Joliette, Québec, Canada
16 Feb54.3Simon Lei Chang-hsia (Lei Zhen-xia)Bishop of Fenyang [Fenyang], China
18 Feb67.0Joseph-Roméo GagnonBishop of Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada
21 Feb77.2Peter Tatsuo DoiCardinal, Archbishop of Tōkyō, Japan
24 Feb70.6Carlo BoiardiBishop of Apuania, Italy
2 Mar74.5Paulo de Tarso CamposArchbishop Emeritus of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
10 Mar89.3Florido Ambrogio Acciari, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Rhodos {Rhodes}, Greece
15 Mar85.1François-Xavier Lacoursière, M. Afr. †Bishop Emeritus of Mbarara, Uganda
15 Mar62.6Lawrence Patrick MoranAuxiliary Bishop of Melbourne, Australia
16 Mar74.6William Joseph Anthony Bouter, M.H.M. †Bishop of Nellore, India
21 Mar86.7Adelchi AlbanesiBishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
24 Mar85.5Emilio Sosa Gaona, S.D.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en Paraguay
1 Apr63.4Léo Völker, M. Afr. †Superior General Emeritus of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)
3 Apr80.1Endre HamvasArchbishop Emeritus of Kalocsa, Hungary
3 Apr59.7José Vicente TávoraArchbishop of Aracajú, Sergipe, Brazil
10 Apr65.6Luís Victor SartoriBishop of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
23 Apr81.3Teobaldo Moscatelli, O. Cist. †Abbot Emeritus of Order of Cistercians
24 Apr72.1Jean-Baptiste Boivin, S.M.A. †Archbishop Emeritus of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
30 Apr90.4Alfredo Maria CavagnaTitular Bishop of Tium
16 May81.1Bernard James Sullivan, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Patna, India
21 May78.6León (Miguel) Angel Olano y Urteaga, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Guam, Pacific (Oceania)
28 May85.3Iuliu HossuBishop of Cluj-Gherla (Romanian), Romania
7 Jun88.5Louis-Christian-Marie de Cooman, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Thanh Hóa, Viet Nam
8 Jun87.7Ireneo Enrico ChelucciBishop of Montalcino, Italy
11 Jun71.6Giuseppe RuotoloBishop Emeritus of Ugento-Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy
13 Jun63.6Piotr DudziecAuxiliary Bishop of Płock, Poland
21 Jun66.5Otto Spülbeck, C.O. †Bishop of Meißen (Meissen), Germany
22 Jun76.5Alphonse Streit, C.M.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Mariannhill, South Africa
25 Jun68.8Matteo Aloisio Niedhammer y Yaeckle, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic of Bluefields, Nicaragua
27 Jun63.0William D. Buckley, O.S.F.S. †Superior General of Oblates of St. Francis de Sales
29 Jun76.2Daniel Gomes Junqueira, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Nova Lisboa, Angola
4 Jul74.6Lorenzo BasoliBishop of Ogliastra, Italy
4 Jul85.8Ralph Leo HayesBishop Emeritus of Davenport, Iowa, USA
9 Jul72.5Stanislaus TiggaBishop of Raigarh-Ambikapur, India
10 Jul65.5Joseph Patrick DoughertyBishop Emeritus of Yakima, Washington, USA
13 Jul74.2William Cecil McGrath (MacGrath), S.F.M. †Prefect Emeritus of Lishui [Lishui], China
17 Jul74.8Enrique (Henry) Ederle, S.V.D. †Prefect Emeritus of Mindoro, Philippines
24 Jul74.4John BurkeBishop Emeritus of Simla and Chandigarh, India
27 Jul92.5José Cándido Piñol y BatresBishop Emeritus of Granada, Nicaragua
1 Aug93.1Giuseppe PizzardoCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation of Seminaries and Universities
5 Aug87.5Giovanni C. Luigi Marinoni, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Asmara, Ethiopia
7 Aug86.4Franz von StrengBishop Emeritus of Basel e Lugano, Switzerland
8 Aug79.7Ramón Sanahuja y MarcéBishop Emeritus of Cartagena (en España)
10 Aug82.8Mikhayl AssafArchbishop of Petra e Filadelfia (Melkite Greek), Jordan
13 Aug76.9Francisco Panal Ramírez, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of La Vega, Dominican Republic
15 Aug57.3Angelo ZambarbieriBishop of Guastalla, Italy
18 Aug58.5Juan Navarro RamirezBishop of Ciudad Altamirano, Guerrero, México
5 Sep40.7Emile NjeruAuxiliary Bishop of Eldoret, Kenya
10 Sep68.9Giuseppe MelasBishop of Nuoro, Italy
11 Sep80.6Timoteo Giorgio Raymundos, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Santorini {Thira}, Greece
16 Sep62.9Joseph Cucherousset, C.S.Sp. †Archbishop of Bangui, Central African Republic
22 Sep84.0Luis Del Rosario, S.J. †Archbishop Emeritus of Zamboanga, Philippines
25 Sep65.8Georges JacquotArchbishop of Marseille, France
26 Sep70.1Emiliano GuanoBishop of Livorno, Italy
27 Sep74.4Gerardo Martínez MadrigalBishop Emeritus of Garzón-Neiva, Colombia
30 Sep91.3Benedetto Aloisi MasellaCardinal, Chamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic Chamber
1 Oct76.8Edward Joseph HunkelerArchbishop Emeritus of Kansas City in Kansas, USA
7 Oct86.3Xavier Ferdinand J. Thoyer, S.J. †Archbishop Emeritus of Fianarantsoa, Madagascar
12 Oct67.1Joseph Francis McGeoughApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Ireland
13 Oct96.2Patrice FlynnBishop Emeritus of Nevers, France
13 Oct80.7Eugène-Joseph-Marie Le BellecBishop Emeritus of Vannes, France
19 Oct75.9Miguel Paternain, C.SS.R. †Bishop Emeritus of Florida, Uruguay
19 Oct52.3Alfonso Sánchez TinocoBishop of Papantla, Puebla, México
20 Oct80.5Eduardo Larraín CórdovezBishop Emeritus of Rancagua, Chile
23 Oct84.6Patrick Cleary, S.S.C.M.E. †Bishop of Nancheng [Nancheng], China
2 Nov75.2Richard James CushingCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
2 Nov50.5Luigi Dusio, C.M. †Bishop of Ihosy, Madagascar
7 Nov63.7Bruno-Augustin Hippel, S.A.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Oudtshoorn, South Africa
8 Nov83.1Assuero Teofano Bassi, S.X. †Bishop of Luoyang [Loyang], China
9 Nov71.5Vincent HanlyBishop of Elphin, Ireland
15 Nov84.4Charles (Karl) Weber, S.V.D. †Bishop of Linyi [Ichow], China
16 Nov66.7Albert Conrad de Vito, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Lucknow, India
20 Nov57.2Francis Joseph McSorley, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Jolo, Philippines
21 Nov66.2Arturo Quintanilla Manzanares del Rosario, O.A.R. †Bishop of Shangqiu [Kweiteh], China
24 Nov75.6Hailé Mariam CahsaiBishop of Adigrat (Ethiopian), Ethiopia
25 Nov71.4Camille-Antoine Chilouet, C.M. †Bishop of Farafangana, Madagascar
25 Nov81.8Alberto Gori, O.F.M. †Patriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
27 Nov83.6Armand-Etienne M. Blanquet du Chayla, O.C.D. †Archbishop Emeritus of Baghdad, Iraq
27 Nov85.9Casimir Rembert Kowalski, O.F.M. †Bishop of Wuchang [Wuchang], China
1 Dec84.3Peter Rogan, M.H.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Buéa, Cameroon
8 Dec73.7Benno Walter Gut, O.S.B. †Cardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship
15 Dec49.9Henri Lugagne-DelponBishop of Pamiers (-Couserans-Mirepoix), France
18 Dec71.4Apollinaris William Baumgartner, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania)
31 Dec74.3Thomas Quinlan, S.S.C.M.E. †Bishop Emeritus of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)

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