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The Year of Our Lord 1973

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Apr56.5Ordained BishopAdolfo Roque Esteban AranaBishop of Santa Rosa, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Río Cuarto, Argentina
50.2Ordained BishopHeraldo Camilo A. BarottoTitular Bishop of CaeciriAuxiliary Bishop of Rosario, Argentina
48.0Ordained BishopAntonio Eduardo Bösl, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of ThibuzabetumVicar Apostolic of Ñuflo de Chávez, Bolivia
50.6Ordained BishopCzeslaw LewandowskiTitular Bishop of FidolomaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
2 Apr80.9DiedJoseph-Charles LefèbvreCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bourges, France
3 Apr41.7Ordained BishopJoseph Leopold ImeschTitular Bishop of PomariaBishop Emeritus of Joliet in Illinois, USA
60.1Ordained BishopArthur Henry KrawczakTitular Bishop of SubbarAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Detroit, Michigan, USA
46.8AppointedJames Edward Michaels, S.S.C.M.E. †Auxiliary Bishop of Wheeling, West Virginia, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, USA
7 Apr56.5InstalledAdolfo Roque Esteban AranaBishop of Santa Rosa, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Río Cuarto, Argentina
25.0Ordained PriestTommaso Cascianelli, C.P.Priest of Congregation of the PassionBishop of Irecê, Bahia, Brazil
65.2DiedPompeu de Sá Leão y Seabra, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Malanje, Angola
77.6DiedJohn Charles McQuaid, C.S.Sp. †Archbishop Emeritus of Dublin, Ireland
28.8Ordained PriestJulio César Vidal OrtizPriest of Alto Sinú, ColombiaBishop Emeritus of Cúcuta, Colombia
8 Apr53.2InstalledDaniele FerrariBishop of Chiavari, ItalyBishop Emeritus
58.8Ordained BishopJames KavanaghTitular Bishop of ZertaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Dublin, Ireland
55.1Ordained BishopGiovanni Décimo Pellegrini, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of TatiltiVicar Apostolic of Cuevo, Bolivia
11 Apr48.8AppointedJoseph Jean Marie RozierCoadjutor Bishop of Poitiers, FranceBishop
12 Apr41.0AppointedAugusto Beuzeville FerroAuxiliary Bishop of Lima, PeruAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Piura, Peru
41.0AppointedAugusto Beuzeville FerroTitular Bishop of Cures SabinorumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Piura, Peru
50.9ResignedPaul-Émile CharbonneauBishop of Hull, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
46.0InstalledRoger-Alfred DespatieBishop of Hearst, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus
51.1AppointedFederico Richter Fernandez-Prada, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Piura, PeruArchbishop Emeritus of Ayacucho o Huamanga, Peru
51.1AppointedFederico Richter Fernandez-Prada, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Thucca in NumidiaArchbishop Emeritus of Ayacucho o Huamanga, Peru
68.0AppointedŠtěpán Trochta, S.D.B. †Cardinal-Priest of San Giovanni Bosco in via TuscolanaCardinal, Bishop of Litoměřice, Czechia
54.5AppointedCipriano Urgel y VillahermosaBishop of Palo, PhilippinesArchbishop of Palo, Philippines
13 Apr38.4AppointedJulius Babatunde AdelakunBishop of Oyo, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
50.5SucceededRudolph A. AkanluBishop of Navrongo, GhanaBishop Emeritus of Navrongo-Bolgatanga, Ghana
70.5ResignedRafael Alvarez LaraBishop of Mallorca, SpainBishop Emeritus
47.7AppointedFrancisco Alvarez MartínezBishop of Tarazona, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Toledo, Spain
51.1DiedMário Roberto Emmett Anglim, C.SS.R. †Prelate of Coari, Amazonas, Brazil
62.2ResignedGérard Bertrand, M. Afr. †Bishop of Navrongo, GhanaBishop Emeritus
43.3AppointedRamón Buxarrais VenturaBishop of Málaga, SpainBishop Emeritus
49.1AppointedJosé de LimaBishop of Itumbiara, Goias, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Sete Lagoas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
80.0RetiredNeil FarrenBishop of Derry, IrelandBishop Emeritus
52.5AppointedJosé Guerra CamposBishop of Cuenca, SpainBishop Emeritus
56.9AppointedConstantino José Lüers, O.F.M. †Prelate of Óbidos, Para, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Penedo, Alagoas, Brazil
56.9AppointedConstantino José Lüers, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of VallipositaBishop Emeritus of Penedo, Alagoas, Brazil
65.5ResignedOwen McCoy, M. Afr. †Bishop of Oyo, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
36.8AppointedAnthony Olubunmi OkogieArchbishop of Lagos, NigeriaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
81.8RetiredInocencio Rodríguez DíezBishop of Cuenca, SpainBishop Emeritus
39.4AppointedJoachim RuhunaBishop of Ruyigi, BurundiArchbishop of Gitega, Burundi
56.5AppointedÁngel Suquía GoicoecheaArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Madrid, Spain
41.4AppointedTeodoro Ubeda GramageBishop of Mallorca, Spain
14 Apr24.8Ordained PriestRoberto FilippiniPriest of Pisa, ItalyBishop of Pescia, Italy
56.3Ordained BishopNicolas RavitarivaoTitular Bishop of ArsennariaAuxiliary Bishop of Tananarive, Madagascar
24.7Ordained PriestSalvatore ViscoPriest of Pozzuoli, ItalyArchbishop of Capua, Italy
15 Apr62.7Ordained BishopFrancesco Maria FranziTitular Bishop of Città DucaleAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy
44.7Ordained BishopThomas NkuissiTitular Bishop of LupercianaBishop Emeritus of Nkongsamba, Cameroon
25.9Ordained DeaconHeinz Wilhelm Steckling, O.M.I.Deacon of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop of Ciudad del Este, Paraguay
25.9Perpetual VowsHeinz Wilhelm Steckling, O.M.I.Member of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop of Ciudad del Este, Paraguay
16 Apr30.0Ordained PriestAntonio Javellana Ledesma, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusArchbishop Emeritus of Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
51.7DiedCuriacos MoussessBishop of Amadiyah (Chaldean), Iraq
17 Apr62.4AppointedGiuseppe BonfigioliArchbishop of Cagliari, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
25.4Ordained PriestZacharias Cenita JimenezPriest of Tagbilaran, PhilippinesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Butuan, Philippines
24.4Ordained PriestTarcisius NgalalekumtwaPriest of Iringa, TanzaniaBishop
97.8DiedBernardin Shlaku, O.F.M. †Bishop of Pult (Pulati), Albania
18 Apr67.7ResignedDomenico Ferrara, F.S.C.J. †Prefect of Mupoi, SudanPrefect Emeritus
23.7Ordained PriestBruno FortePriest of Napoli {Naples}, ItalyArchbishop of Chieti-Vasto, Italy
26.9Ordained PriestLucio LemmoPriest of Napoli {Naples}, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop
24.6Ordained PriestVincenzo PelviPriest of Napoli {Naples}, ItalyArchbishop of Foggia-Bovino, Italy
19 Apr34.6Ordained PriestJoseph Hoàng Văn Tiệm, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Bùi Chu, Viet Nam
24.9Ordained PriestWiktor Paweł SkworcPriest of Katowice, PolandArchbishop of Katowice, Poland
21 Apr BornDarius TrijonisAuxiliary Bishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
22 Apr23.2Ordained PriestCarlos Aguiar RetesPriest of Tepic, Nayarit, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop of México, Federal District
36.3Final VowsJorge Mario Bergoglio, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
21.8Ordained PriestJosé Isidro Guerrero MacíasPriestBishop of Mexicali, Baja California Norte, México
26.9Ordained PriestMarcelino Hernández RodríguezPriest of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop of Colima, México
27.3Ordained PriestÁngel Francisco Simón PiornoPriest of Jaén en Peru o San Francisco JavierBishop of Chimbote, Peru
23 Apr BornEdouard Georges Daher, B.C.Archbishop of Tripoli del Libano {Tarabulus} (Melkite Greek)
24 Apr BornMarián Andrej Pacák, C.SS.R.Bishop Emeritus of Saints Cyril and Methodius of Toronto (Slovakian), Canada
25 Apr53.4AppointedMilton Corrêa PereiraCoadjutor Archbishop of Manaus, Amazonas, BrazilArchbishop
53.4AppointedMilton Corrêa PereiraTitular Archbishop of EquiliumArchbishop of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
55.3AppointedJosé de Matos Pereira, C.M.F. †Bishop of Barretos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
42.3AppointedConcordio Maria SarteAuxiliary Bishop of Caceres (Nueva Caceres), PhilippinesBishop of Legazpi, Philippines
42.3AppointedConcordio Maria SarteTitular Bishop of ThunusudaBishop of Legazpi, Philippines
26 Apr44.6Ordained BishopJames Steven RauschTitular Bishop of SummaBishop of Phoenix, Arizona, USA
27 Apr90.7DiedPeter Francis RayappaBishop Emeritus of Kumbakonam, India
59.1ResignedPierre KimbondoBishop of Kisantu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
42.3Ordained BishopRaymond William LessardBishop of Savannah, Georgia, USABishop Emeritus
64.9ResignedLouis LévesqueArchbishop of Rimouski, Québec, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
47.1SucceededAntoine Mayala ma MpanguBishop of Kisantu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
49.3Ordained BishopAnthony Francis MesticeTitular Bishop of Villa NovaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
50.7AppointedJoseph Gilles Napoléon Ouellet, P.M.E. †Archbishop of Rimouski, Québec, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
79.8ResignedHenri Joseph Marius Piérard, A.A. †Titular Bishop of MolicunzaBishop Emeritus of Beni, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
46.8AppointedHernando Velásquez LoteroBishop of Facatativá, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
28 Apr29.0Ordained PriestMichel-Marie-Bernard Calvet, S.M.Priest of Society of MaryArchbishop of Nouméa, New Caledonia, Pacific (Oceania)
26.2Ordained PriestPaul Mandla Khumalo, C.M.M.Priest of Congregation of Mariannhill MissionariesArchbishop Emeritus of Pretoria, South Africa
75.4RetiredJohn Joyce RussellBishop of Richmond, Virginia, USABishop Emeritus
61.2DiedAlfonso Zaplana BellizzaBishop of Tacna, Peru
29 Apr45.1DiedÉrico FerrariBishop of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
46.6Ordained BishopRaúl Holguer López MayorgaTitular Bishop of Casae in NumidiaBishop Emeritus of Latacunga, Ecuador
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