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The Year of Our Lord 1966

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown52.0ResignedLeonard Carrieri, SS.CC. †Superior General of Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and MarySuperior General Emeritus
58.3AppointedAlberto CastelliVice President of the Pontifical Council for the LaityVice President Emeritus
72.4AppointedCarlo ConfalonieriPro-Prefect of the Sacred Consistorial CongregationCardinal, Dean of the College of Cardinals
92.0DiedLouis DavidPrefect Emeritus of Ghardaïa, Algeria
65.0ResignedMaurus Valiyaparampil, C.M.I. †Prior General of Carmelites of Mary ImmaculatePrior General Emeritus
59.4RetiredJohn Jarlath Dooley, S.S.C.M.E. †Official of the Secretariat of StateOfficial Emeritus
74.3AppointedFrancisco Xavier da Piedade RebelloApostolic Administrator of Goa e Damão, IndiaApostolic Administrator Emeritus
55.7AppointedAchille Marie Joseph GlorieuxSecretary of the Pontifical Council for the LaityApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Egypt, Arab Republic of
Resigned Guo MingyeApostolic Administrator of Daming [Taming], ChinaApostolic Administrator Emeritus
Died[ Huang Shu]Bishop of Yujiang [Yükiang], China
Died[ Hu Qin-ming]Bishop of Nancheng [Nancheng], China
44.0Died[Henry Jia Fu-shan (Kia Fu Chan)]Bishop of Yiduxian [Iduhsien], China
57.0Died[Peter Lan Bo-lu (Lan Pai Lu)]Bishop of Yongping [Yüngping], China
78.9RetiredFrancesco LardoneApostolic Internuncio to TurkeyApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
Died[Charles Li Ming-yuan]Bishop of Caozhou/Heze [Tsaochow], China
70.9Died[Andrew Liu An-zhi (Li Anchi)], C.M. †Bishop of Zhengding [Chengting], China
Died[John Li Wei-guang]Bishop of Nanjing [Nanking], China
Died[Louis Li Zhen-lin]Bishop of Lingling [Yungchow], China
64.1ResignedTito ManciniAuxiliary Bishop of Ostia, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
DiedRaimondo Enrico Martín, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of Iles Saint-Pierre et Miquelon
76.3ResignedTeobaldo Giorgio Moscatelli, O. Cist. †Abbot of Order of CisterciansAbbot Emeritus
46.5AppointedPlacidus Gervasius Nkalanga, O.S.B. †Apostolic Administrator of Kabale, UgandaBishop Emeritus of Bukoba, Tanzania
55.5AppointedGiustino Giulio Pastorino, O.F.M. †Apostolic Administrator of Derna, LibyaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Benghazi, Libya
BornJohannes Peng WeizhaoBishop of Yujiang [Yükiang], China
76.9ResignedMaurus (Josef) Riha, O.S.B. †Abbot of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot Emeritus
Died[ Shen Chu-ming]Bishop of Suzhou [Soochow], China
50.7AppointedJoseph SipendiApostolic Administrator of Zanzibar e Pemba, TanzaniaBishop of Moshi, Tanzania
52.5AppointedJosé ThurlerAuxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Chapecó, Santa Catarina, Brazil
49.5AppointedAlberto Trevisan, S.A.C. †Auxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
BornJohn Wang XiaoxunCoadjutor Bishop of Ankang [Hinganfu], China
Died[ Xiong De-lian (Hieng Teh-hen, Hiong Te Lien)]Archbishop of Changsha [Changsha], China
Died[Joseph Yao Guang-yu (Yao Kwang Yu)], C.M. †Bishop of Beijing [Peking], China
1 Jan BornFintan GavinBishop of Cork and Ross, Ireland
26.2Ordained PriestJésus RochaPriest of Brasília, Distrito Federal, BrazilBishop of Oliveira, Minas Gerais, Brazil
2 Jan28.7Ordained PriestAnthony Lee Kok HinPriest of Miri, MalaysiaBishop Emeritus of Miri, Malaysia
3 Jan59.7ConfirmedGabriel BattaArchbishop of Diarbekir (Amida) (Chaldean), TurkeyArchbishop Emeritus
84.5ConfirmedAugustin Bea, S.J. †Cardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
57.0ConfirmedGabriel KodaBishop of Zaku (Chaldean), IraqArchbishop Emeritus of Kerkūk (Chaldean), Iraq
50.3AppointedCândido Rubens Padín, O.S.B. †Bishop of Lorena, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Bauru, Sao Paulo, Brazil
49.8AppointedCharles-Auguste-Marie PatyAuxiliary Bishop of Luçon, FranceBishop Emeritus
49.8AppointedCharles-Auguste-Marie PatyTitular Bishop of TingariaBishop Emeritus of Luçon, France
4 Jan73.9DiedJuan Manuel González ArbeláezArchbishop Emeritus of Popayán, Colombia
BornVisuvasam SelvarajBishop-Elect of Port Blair, India
56.6AppointedLino ZaniniApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic ofOfficial Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
5 Jan53.6ResignedLeo Cornelli, O.S.B. †Abbot General of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot General Emeritus
6 Jan31.6Ordained PriestEdward Robert AdamsPriestBishop Emeritus of Oudtshoorn, South Africa
24.9Ordained PriestMarcel Honorat Léon AgbotonPriest of Porto Novo, BeninArchbishop Emeritus of Cotonou, Benin
55.7AppointedThomas Michel BidawidArchbishop of Ahwaz (Chaldean), IranAuxiliary Bishop of Baghdad (Chaldean), Iraq
28.0Ordained PriestJoseph Bolangi Egwanga Ediba TasamePriest of Budjala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
24.0Ordained PriestEvariste NgoyagoyePriest of Bujumbura, BurundiArchbishop Emeritus of Bujumbura, Burundi
49.2Ordained BishopHarold Robert Perry, S.V.D. †Titular Bishop of Mons in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
58.6Ordained BishopJoseph Phạm Văn ThiênBishop of Phú Cường, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
27.6Ordained PriestMax John RodriguesPriestBishop Emeritus of Hyderabad in Pakistan
28.3Ordained PriestPhilip SulumetiPriest of Kisumu, KenyaBishop Emeritus of Kakamega, Kenya
26.4Ordained PriestJohn Tong HonPriest of Hong Kong [Xianggang], ChinaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
63.8Ordained BishopFrançois-Xavier Trần Thanh KhânTitular Bishop of NumluliAuxiliary Bishop of Saigon, Viet Nam
7 Jan50.5AppointedJames Francis CarneyAuxiliary Bishop of Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaArchbishop
50.5AppointedJames Francis CarneyTitular Bishop of OboriArchbishop of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
BornMatthieu Marie Jean RougéBishop of Nanterre, France
8 Jan57.2InstalledSimon N’Zita Wa Ne MalandaBishop of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
9 Jan51.9Ordained BishopBarthélemy-Pierre-Joseph-Marie-Henri Hanrion, O.F.M. †Bishop of Dapango, TogoBishop Emeritus of Dapaong, Togo
49.3Ordained BishopJoseph Lê Văn ẤnBishop of Xuân Lộc, Viet Nam
BornJoseph Roman Mlola, ALCP/OSSBishop of Kigoma, Tanzania
44.7Ordained BishopArturo Salazar Mejía, O.A.R. †Titular Bishop of Avitta BibbaBishop Emeritus of Pasto, Colombia
10 Jan28.5Ordained PriestVictor Dovi HounnakéPriestBishop of Aného, Togo
11 JanAppointedAlfonso Robledo de Manizales, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of San Andrés y Providencia, Colombia
12 Jan69.7DiedManuel Hurtado y GarcíaBishop of Tarazona, Spain
50.0AppointedThomas Ambrose TschoepeBishop of San Angelo, Texas, USABishop Emeritus of Dallas, Texas, USA
13 Jan49.6AppointedAnselmo Zarza BernalBishop of León, Guanajuato, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
14 Jan48.1Ordained BishopAmilcare PasiniTitular Bishop of ZallataBishop Emeritus of Parma (-Fontevivo), Italy
16 Jan50.0AppointedLuigi MaffeoArchbishop of Italy, Military
50.0AppointedLuigi MaffeoTitular Archbishop of Castellum in NumidiaArchbishop of Italy, Military
47.3Ordained BishopSalvatore PappalardoTitular Archbishop of MiletusCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Palermo, Italy
17 Jan65.4DiedArmand Clabaut, O.M.I. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Baie d’Hudson {Hudson Bay}, Manitoba, CanadaCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic
18 Jan BornChristophorus Tri HarsonoBishop of Purwokerto, Indonesia
21 Jan BornOmar de Jesús Mejía GiraldoArchbishop of Florencia, Colombia
23 Jan BornLuigi RennaBishop of Cerignola-Ascoli Satriano, Italy
51.9Ordained BishopIsmael Blas Rolón Silvero, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of Furnos MaiorArchbishop Emeritus of Asunción, Paraguay
24 Jan50.8AppointedMarius-Félix-Antoine MaziersCoadjutor Archbishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), FranceArchbishop Emeritus
50.8AppointedMarius-Félix-Antoine MaziersTitular Archbishop of ZicaArchbishop Emeritus of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
44.4AppointedPaul-Marie François Rousset, Ist. del Prado †Auxiliary Bishop of Lyon (-Vienne), FranceBishop Emeritus of Saint-Etienne, France
44.4AppointedPaul-Marie François Rousset, Ist. del Prado †Titular Bishop of UtimmaBishop Emeritus of Saint-Etienne, France
25 Jan43.8Ordained BishopJosé Eduardo Alvarez Ramírez, C.M. †Titular Bishop of TabuniaBishop Emeritus of San Miguel, El Salvador
BornMiguel Fernando González MariñoBishop of Espinal, Colombia
60.2Ordained BishopJames Philip Mulvihill, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of Caput CillaBishop Emeritus of Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
46.6Ordained BishopJerome Arthur (Gerolamo) Pechillo, T.O.R. †Titular Bishop of Nova SparsaAuxiliary Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, USA
85.0DiedEliseu Van de Weijer, O. Carm. †Prelate Emeritus of Paracatu, Minas Gerais, Brazil
26 Jan BornCarlos Alfredo Cabezas MendozaBishop of Punto Fijo, Venezuela
64.2AppointedGabriel-Marie GarronePro-Prefect of the Congregation of Seminaries and UniversitiesCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Culture
27 Jan67.7AppointedJustin Abraham Najmy, B.A. †Patriarchal Exarch of United States of America (Melkite Greek)
67.7AppointedJustin Abraham Najmy, B.A. †Titular Bishop of Augustopolis in PhrygiaPatriarchal Exarch of United States of America (Melkite Greek)
56.9DiedAloysius Louis Scheerer, O.P. †Bishop of Multan, Pakistan
45.2AppointedFrancis Mansour ZayekBishop of United States of America (Maronite)Bishop Emeritus of Saint Maron of Brooklyn (Maronite), New York, USA
29 Jan45.8AppointedJames William MaloneApostolic Administrator of Youngstown, Ohio, USABishop Emeritus
30 Jan49.5Ordained BishopOlimpo Santiago MaresmaTitular Bishop of GegiArchbishop of Mendoza, Argentina
51.0Ordained BishopFranciszek MusielTitular Bishop of TamataAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Częstochowa, Poland
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