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The Year of Our Lord 1971

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Oct64.7CeasedMarko MihayoApostolic Administrator of Mbulu, TanzaniaArchbishop Emeritus of Tabora, Tanzania
1 Oct22.6ProfessedRichard Anthony Burke, S.P.S.Member of St. Patrick’s Society for the Foreign MissionsArchbishop Emeritus of Benin City, Nigeria
2 Oct22.8ProfessedRobert Francis Christian, O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersAuxiliary Bishop of San Francisco, California, USA
3 Oct42.4Ordained BishopDominic Kodwo AndohBishop of Accra, GhanaArchbishop Emeritus of Accra, Ghana
41.8Ordained BishopRamón Buxarrais VenturaBishop of Zamora, SpainBishop Emeritus of Málaga, Spain
47.9Ordained BishopCarlo CurisTitular Archbishop of MedeliApostolic Nuncio
45.5Ordained BishopNicodemus Atle Basili HhandoBishop of Mbulu, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
88.5DiedLuigi RosaBishop of Bagnoregio (Bagnorea), Italy
57.0Ordained BishopMario RossiBishop of Vigevano, Italy
39.8Ordained BishopLawrence Thienchai SamanchitBishop of Chanthaburi, ThailandBishop Emeritus
4 Oct BornJean Claude RakotoarisoaBishop of Miarinarivo, Madagascar
7 OctBornKevin Michael BirminghamAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
43.9Ordained BishopSimeon Anthony PereiraTitular Bishop of BadiaeArchbishop Emeritus of Karachi, Pakistan
8 Oct53.4AppointedJackson Berenguer PradoBishop of Paulo Afonso, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
9 Oct24.5Ordained PriestIvo Baldi GaburriPriest of Città di Castello, ItalyBishop of Huarí, Peru
BornAlexandre François Marie JolyBishop of Troyes, France
27.5Ordained PriestLuis Alberto Parra MoraPriest of Bogotá, ColombiaBishop Emeritus of Mocoa-Sibundoy, Colombia
55.9Ordained BishopMario SchieranoTitular Archbishop of AchridaArchbishop Emeritus of Italy, Military
10 Oct39.1Ordained BishopPierre-Antoine-Jean Bach, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of Tituli in ProconsulariVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Savannakhet, Laos
36.4Ordained BishopMichael Patrick Olatunji FagunTitular Bishop of Casae NigraeBishop Emeritus of Ekiti, Nigeria
44.1Ordained BishopEdoardo RovidaTitular Archbishop of TauromeniumApostolic Nuncio
50.2Ordained BishopOsório Willibaldo Stoffel, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of CeramusBishop Emeritus of Rondonópolis, Mato Grosso, Brazil
12 Oct75.2CeasedHeinrich Bliestle, M.S.F. †Superior General of Congregation of Missionaries of the Holy FamilySuperior General Emeritus
13 Oct48.1Ordained BishopGeorge Victor Saupin, S.J. †Bishop of Daltonganj, IndiaBishop of Bhagalpur, India
14 Oct32.7Ordained PriestGabriel MmolePriest of Ndanda, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus of Mtwara, Tanzania
15 Oct37.5AppointedPatelisio Punou-Ki-Hihifo Finau, S.M. †Coadjutor Bishop of Tonga, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop
37.5AppointedPatelisio Punou-Ki-Hihifo Finau, S.M. †Titular Bishop of AurusulianaBishop of Tonga, Pacific (Oceania)
66.0ResignedJames Philip Mulvihill, O.M.I. †Bishop of Whitehorse, Yukon, CanadaBishop Emeritus
43.7AppointedAuguste NobouBishop of Korhogo, Côte d’IvoireArchbishop Emeritus of Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire
43.6AppointedHubert Patrick O’Connor, O.M.I. †Bishop of Whitehorse, Yukon, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
82.7DiedMaurus (Josef) Riha, O.S.B. †Abbot Emeritus of Order of Saint Benedict
16 Oct48.9Ordained BishopCecil DeSaBishop of Lucknow, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Agra, India
60.1AppointedPrimo GasbarriBishop of Grosseto, ItalyBishop Emeritus
17 Oct59.2Ordained BishopArnoldo OnistoBishop of Vicenza, ItalyBishop Emeritus
41.4Ordained BishopJames Anthony ToppoBishop of Jalpaiguri, India
18 Oct BornCésar Garza Miranda, O.F.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
19 Oct55.8SucceededJoseph Thomas DaleyBishop of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
81.4AppointedGeorge Leo LeechTitular Bishop of AlleghenyBishop Emeritus of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
81.4RetiredGeorge Leo LeechBishop of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus
22 Oct BornYouhanna Rafic WarchaCurial Bishop Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
46.3AppointedThomas Joseph WinningAuxiliary Bishop of Glasgow, Scotland, Great BritainCardinal, Archbishop
46.3AppointedThomas Joseph WinningTitular Bishop of LugmadCardinal, Archbishop of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
23 Oct43.6Ordained BishopPedro Casaldáliga Plá, C.M.F. †Titular Bishop of AltavaPrelate Emeritus of São Félix, Mato Grosso, Brazil
30.5Ordained PriestIgnatius Pak Sok-hiPriestBishop of Andong, Korea (South)
27.6Ordained PriestCamille ZaidanPriestArchbishop of Antélias (Maronite), Lebanon
24 Oct47.0Ordained BishopCarlo AliprandiBishop of Cuneo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
51.3Ordained BishopMarcelino Sérgio Bicego, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of LyddaBishop of Carolina, Maranhão, Brazil
75.4RetiredJohn Joseph McCarthy, C.S.Sp. †Archbishop of Nairobi, KenyaArchbishop Emeritus
47.9Ordained BishopGiovanni MorettiTitular Archbishop of VartanaApostolic Nuncio
48.7SucceededMaurice Michael OtungaArchbishop of Nairobi, KenyaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
38.6InstalledAloysius Ferdinandus Zichem, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Paramaribo, Suriname, AntillesBishop Emeritus
27 Oct21.2ProfessedJean-Marie Lovey, C.R.B.Member of Canons Regular of the Hospitaller Congregation of Great Saint BernardBishop of Sion {Sitten}, Switzerland
28 Oct62.1SucceededBernard-Pierre-Edmond AlixBishop of Le Mans, FranceBishop Emeritus
78.9DiedPierre BrotAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
75.1RetiredPaul-Léon-Jean ChevalierBishop of Le Mans, FranceBishop Emeritus
30 Oct49.5AppointedDante BerniniAuxiliary Bishop of Albano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
49.5AppointedDante BerniniTitular Bishop of AssidonaBishop Emeritus of Albano, Italy
71.1ResignedPlacido Maria Cambiaghi, B. †Bishop of Novara, ItalyBishop Emeritus
49.5AppointedLuis Dalle, SS.CC. †Apostolic Administrator of Ayaviri, Peru
BornAlejandro Nicolás Musolino, S.D.B.Auxiliary Bishop of Córdoba, Argentina
31 Oct26.0Ordained PriestThomas DabrePriest of Bombay, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Poona, India
26.2Ordained PriestMax Leroy DavisPriest of Perth, AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Australia, Military
68.4DiedWilliam Michael Fitzgerald, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
35.0Ordained BishopEphraim Silas ObotTitular Bishop of Iunca in ByzacenaBishop of Idah, Nigeria
25.8Ordained PriestFernando Panico, M.S.C.Priest of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusBishop Emeritus of Crato, Ceara, Brazil
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