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The Year of Our Lord 1969

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Feb48.7ResignedIgnacio Ortuzar RojasAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Puerto Maldonado, PeruPriest of Santiago de Chile
48.7ResignedIgnacio Ortuzar RojasTitular Bishop of AthribisPriest of Santiago de Chile
2 Feb23.4Solemn VowsJosé Belisário da Silva, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorArchbishop of Săo Luís do Maranhăo, Brazil
47.3Ordained BishopMiguel Moncadas NogueraBishop of Menorca, SpainBishop of Solsona, Spain
41.7Ordained BishopGustave Olombe Atelumbu MusilamuBishop of Wamba, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
BornPaul Pei JunminBishop of Shenyang [Mukden, Fengtien], China
18.6ProfessedOrani Joăo Tempesta, O. Cist.Member of Order of CisterciansCardinal, Archbishop of Săo Sebastiăo do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
3 Feb26.7Ordained PriestFriedhelm HofmannPriest of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyBishop Emeritus of Würzburg, Germany
90.3DiedOscar Jozef JolietAuxiliary Bishop of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, Belgium
5 Feb64.0AppointedJoseph Patrick DoughertyTitular Bishop of AltinumBishop Emeritus of Yakima, Washington, USA
64.0ResignedJoseph Patrick DoughertyBishop of Yakima, Washington, USABishop Emeritus
42.6AppointedJorge Maria Hourton PoissonAuxiliary Bishop of Puerto Montt, ChileAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Temuco, Chile
42.6AppointedJorge Maria Hourton PoissonTitular Bishop of MaterianaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Temuco, Chile
44.9AppointedMarcos Gregorio McGrath, C.S.C. †Archbishop of PanamáArchbishop Emeritus
60.3AppointedAníbal Muńoz DuqueCoadjutor Archbishop of Bogotá, ColombiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
57.0AppointedGaetano Pollio, P.I.M.E. †Archbishop of Salerno (-Acerno), ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
55.1AppointedCornelius Michael PowerBishop of Yakima, Washington, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Portland in Oregon, USA
6 Feb49.6AppointedFrançois-Xavier DioneBishop of Thičs, Senegal
51.8AppointedEdward Francis Kelly, M.S.C. †Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney, AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Toowoomba, Australia
51.8AppointedEdward Francis Kelly, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of FicusBishop Emeritus of Toowoomba, Australia
46.7AppointedJames Joseph KombaBishop of Songea, TanzaniaArchbishop of Songea, Tanzania
51.5Ordained BishopColin Aloysius MacPhersonBishop of Argyll and The Isles, Scotland, Great Britain
53.0AppointedJean MargéotBishop of Port-Louis, MauritiusCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
66.7ResignedEberhard (Hermann) Spiess, O.S.B. †Abbot of Songea, TanzaniaAbbot Emeritus
7 Feb79.8DiedSalvador Martinez SilvaAuxiliary Bishop of Morelia, Michoacán, México
41.2ResignedMario Renato Cornejo RadaveroAuxiliary Bishop of Lima, Peru
41.2ResignedMario Renato Cornejo RadaveroTitular Bishop of Sanavus
66.5DiedCarlos Eduardo de Sabóia Bandeira Melo, O.F.M. †Bishop of Palmas, Brazil
42.3Ordained BishopSzczepan WesolyTitular Bishop of DragonaraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Gniezno, Poland
8 Feb55.0AppointedGaetano AlibrandiApostolic Pro-Nuncio to KuwaitApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Ireland
10 Feb BornDamian BrylBishop of Kalisz, Poland
11 Feb53.6InstalledJames Francis CarneyArchbishop of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
36.5AppointedJayme Henrique ChemelloAuxiliary Bishop of Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
36.5AppointedJayme Henrique ChemelloTitular Bishop of BisicaBishop Emeritus of Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
12 Feb54.6Ordained BishopJózsef KaczibaTitular Bishop of CufrutaApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Győr (Raab), Hungary
44.9AppointedVictorino Cristobal LigotAuxiliary Bishop of Nueva Segovia, PhilippinesBishop of San Fernando de La Union, Philippines
44.9AppointedVictorino Cristobal LigotTitular Bishop of BuduaBishop of San Fernando de La Union, Philippines
57.9Ordained BishopJózsef UdvardyTitular Bishop of TabboraBishop Emeritus of Szeged-Csanád, Hungary
56.4Ordained BishopJózsef VajdaTitular Bishop of CartennaeAuxiliary Bishop of Vác, Hungary
63.5Ordained BishopGyörgy Zemplén, O. Cist. †Titular Bishop of ArenaAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom, Hungary
13 Feb56.8InstalledRobert Louis Whelan, S.J. †Bishop of Fairbanks, Alaska, USABishop Emeritus
14 Feb BornGiovani Carlos Caldas BarrocaBishop of Uruaçu (Uruassu), Goias, Brazil
BornValentin Cabbigat DimocVicar Apostolic of Bontoc-Lagawe, Philippines
82.4DiedFriedrich HünermannAuxiliary Bishop of Aachen, Germany
BornMarvyn Abrea MacedaBishop of San Jose de Antique, Philippines
BornNoel Saw Naw AyeAuxiliary Bishop of Yangon, Myanmar
15 Feb40.9AppointedGuillermo Ranzahuer GonzálezBishop of San Andrés Tuxtla, Veracruz, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
16 Feb21.2ProfessedPeter Hugh Brown, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Samoa-Pago Pago, American Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)
49.3Ordained BishopJoseph Malacky GrayTitular Bishop of MerciaBishop Emeritus of Shrewsbury, England, Great Britain
17 Feb BornMarek Grzegorz MarczakAuxiliary Bishop of Łódź, Poland
18 Feb BornJuan Domingo-Beka Esono Ayang, C.M.F.Bishop of Mongomo, Equatorial Guinea
70.6AppointedJosé Ángel López Ortiz, O.S.A. †Archbishop (Personal Title) of Spain, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
70.6AppointedJosé Ángel López Ortiz, O.S.A. †Titular Archbishop of GradumBishop Emeritus of Spain, Military
19 Feb51.0AppointedÉdouard Gagnon, P.S.S. †Bishop of Saint Paul in Alberta, CanadaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Family
54.1AppointedWładysław MiziołekAuxiliary Bishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
54.1AppointedWładysław MiziołekTitular Bishop of PraesidiumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
21 Feb53.6AppointedStephen John KociskoArchbishop of Munhall (Ruthenian), USAArchbishop Emeritus of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania, USA
BornPaul Antoine NassifApostolic Exarch of Canada (Syrian)
24 Feb46.4AppointedGeorge Roche EvansAuxiliary Bishop of Denver, Colorado, USA
46.4AppointedGeorge Roche EvansTitular Bishop of TubyzaAuxiliary Bishop of Denver, Colorado, USA
82.0RetiredJosef FringsArchbishop of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
52.8AppointedLawrence Preston Joseph GravesAuxiliary Bishop of Little Rock, Arkansas, USABishop Emeritus of Alexandria-Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
52.8AppointedLawrence Preston Joseph GravesTitular Bishop of VinaBishop Emeritus of Alexandria-Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
62.1SucceededJoseph HöffnerArchbishop of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
25 Feb50.4AppointedAmado Paulino y HernandezAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, Philippines
50.4AppointedAmado Paulino y HernandezTitular Bishop of CarinolaAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, Philippines
48.6AppointedFelix Paz PerezBishop of Imus, Philippines
26 Feb48.9AppointedMichele CecchiniTitular Archbishop of AquileiaApostolic Nuncio to Austria
48.9AppointedMichele CecchiniApostolic Pro-Nuncio to MadagascarApostolic Nuncio to Austria
BornGabriel RandrianantenainaBishop-Elect of Tsiroanomandidy, Madagascar
27 Feb BornMoisés Carlos Atisha ContrerasBishop of San Marcos de Arica, Chile
45.4AppointedLucien-Emile BardonneAuxiliary Bishop of Rouen, FranceBishop Emeritus of Châlons, France
45.4AppointedLucien-Emile BardonneTitular Bishop of Thimida RegiaBishop Emeritus of Châlons, France
BornAlbert HemromBishop of Dibrugarh, India
28 Feb65.3ResignedEdoardo Mason, F.S.C.J. †Vicar Apostolic of El Obeid, SudanVicar Apostolic Emeritus
82.6DiedGustavo TestaSecretary Emeritus of the Congregation for the Oriental ChurchesCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
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