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The Year of Our Lord 1961

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Mar48.0AppointedGabriel BukatkoCoadjutor Archbishop of Beograd (-Smederevo), SerbiaArchbishop Emeritus
48.0AppointedGabriel BukatkoTitular Archbishop of MocissusArchbishop Emeritus of Beograd (-Smederevo), Serbia
3 Mar71.5DiedJohn Collins, S.M.A. †Apostolic Internuncio to Liberia
5 Mar BornGregory John BittmanEdmontonAuxiliary Bishop of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
43.1Ordained BishopMarcelo González MartínBishop of Astorga, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Toledo, Spain
74.2DiedJoseph Oscar Julien, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Nyassa, MalawiVicar Apostolic
6 Mar57.0Ordained BishopGaston-Marie JacquierTitular Bishop of SufasarAuxiliary Bishop of Alger, Algeria
50.8Ordained BishopFrançois-Louis-Marie KervèadouBishop of Saint-Brieuc (-Tréguier), FranceBishop Emeritus
78.6DiedMarcello MimmiCardinal, Secretary of the Sacred Consistorial Congregation
46.6Ordained BishopValentino VailatiBishop of San Severo, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Manfredonia-Vieste, Italy
7 Mar53.2SelectedGabriel Abou-SaadaTitular BishopPatriarchal Vicar of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek), Palestine
46.1Ordained BishopThomas Patrick Collins, M.M. †Titular Bishop of SufetulaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Pando, Bolivia
75.1AppointedAntonio Farage (Faraj)Titular Archbishop of Damiata dei Greco-MelkitiPatriarchal Vicar Emeritus of Egypt and Sudan (Melkite Greek)
50.8SelectedAugustin FarahBishop of Tripoli del Libano (Melkite Greek)Archbishop of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
53.6Ordained BishopTheodorus Gerardus Antonius HendriksenTitular Bishop of EumeniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Utrecht, Netherlands
50.9AppointedPius Kerketta, S.J. †Archbishop of Ranchi, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
9 Mar45.3AppointedAlbert-Georges-Yves MalboisAuxiliary Bishop of Versailles, FranceBishop Emeritus of Evry-Corbeil-Essonnes, France
45.3AppointedAlbert-Georges-Yves MalboisTitular Bishop of AltavaBishop Emeritus of Evry-Corbeil-Essonnes, France
10 Mar55.3AppointedGeorge Bernard Flahiff, C.S.B. †Archbishop of Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
53.7AppointedHenry Joseph SoennekerBishop of Owensboro, Kentucky, USABishop Emeritus
12 Mar37.6Ordained BishopEnrique A. Angelelli CarlettiTitular Bishop of LystraBishop of La Rioja, Argentina
48.1Ordained BishopPeter Han Kong-ryelTitular Bishop of SagalassusArchbishop of Gwangju, Korea (South)
Born Francisco José Villas-Boas Senra de Faria CoelhoMaputo, MozambiqueAuxiliary Bishop of Braga, Portugal
14 Mar67.6AppointedCarlo ConfalonieriSecretary of the Sacred Consistorial CongregationCardinal, Dean of the College of Cardinals
16 Mar67.7AppointedEduardo Pedro Martínez y Dalmau, C.P. †Titular Bishop of TheuziBishop Emeritus of Cienfuegos, Cuba
67.7ResignedEduardo Pedro Martínez y Dalmau, C.P. †Bishop of Cienfuegos, CubaBishop Emeritus
72.3AppointedAgostino SabaArchbishop of Sassari, Italy
18 Mar24.1Ordained PriestAudrys Juozas BačkisPriest of Kaunas, LithuaniaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Vilnius, Lithuania
24.6Ordained PriestFrancis Baldacchino, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Malindi, Kenya
25.6Ordained PriestFortunato BaldelliPriest of Assisi-Nocera Umbra-Gualdo Tadino, ItalyCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
24.9Ordained PriestFrancesco CanaliniPriestApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Switzerland
26.3Ordained PriestFernando R. CapallaPriest of Jaro, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus of Davao, Philippines
29.2Ordained PriestNicholas Cheong Jin-SukPriest of Seoul, Korea (South)Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
26.3Ordained PriestJesús María de Jesús MoyaPriestBishop Emeritus of San Francisco de Macorís, Dominican Republic
32.5Ordained PriestGeorge Kinzie FitzsimonsPriest of Kansas City-Saint Joseph, Missouri, USABishop Emeritus of Salina, Kansas, USA
25.5Ordained PriestJacques Jean Edmond Georges GaillotPriestTitular Bishop of Parthenia
39.9AppointedJosé GomesBishop of Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Chapecó, Santa Catarina, Brazil
26.0Ordained PriestOnesimo Cadiz GordoncilloPriest of Dumaguete, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus of Capiz, Philippines
44.5AppointedWilliam Zephyrine GomesAuxiliary Bishop of Bombay, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Poona, India
44.5AppointedWilliam Zephyrine GomesTitular Bishop of ParlaisBishop Emeritus of Poona, India
22.5Ordained DeaconJózef KowalczykDeacon of Warmia (Ermland), PolandArchbishop Emeritus of Gniezno, Poland
24.3Ordained PriestNicolás de Jesús López RodríguezPriest of La Vega, Dominican RepublicCardinal, Archbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
25.2Ordained PriestSincero Barcenilla LuceroPriestBishop Emeritus of Calbayog, Philippines
23.1Ordained PriestRaul José Quimpo MartirezPriestBishop Emeritus of San Jose de Antique, Philippines
BornMarek MendykGluszycaAuxiliary Bishop of Legnica, Poland
25.4Ordained PriestVelasio De Paolis, C.S.Priest of Congregation of the Missionaries of Saint Charles BorromeoCardinal, President Emeritus of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See
23.0Ordained PriestPaolo RomeoPriest of Acireale, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Palermo, Italy
52.0InstalledCirilo Polidoro Van Vlierberghe, O.F.M. †Apostolic Administrator of Illapel, ChilePrelate Emeritus
25.4Ordained PriestPaul Albert ZipfelPriest of Saint Louis, Missouri, USABishop Emeritus of Bismarck, North Dakota, USA
19 Mar27.8Ordained PriestRamón Búa OteroPriestBishop Emeritus of Calahorra y La Calzada-Logroño, Spain
66.3Ordained BishopEmmanuel DaddiBishop of Mossul (Chaldean), IraqArchbishop
BornTitus Joseph MdoeLushotoAuxiliary Bishop of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
47.9Ordained BishopVittorio MoiettaBishop of Nicastro, Italy
23.7Ordained PriestAntonio Napoletano, C.SS.R.Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop Emeritus of Sessa Aurunca, Italy
28.2Ordained PriestJoseph Niangoran TekyPriestBishop Emeritus of Man, Côte d’Ivoire
23.3Ordained PriestChristian Vicente F. NoelPriestBishop Emeritus of Talibon, Philippines
38.2Ordained BishopAbdul-Ahad SanaBishop of Alquoch (Chaldean), IraqBishop Emeritus
20 Mar42.4AppointedMiguel González IbarraBishop of Autlán, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, México
80.2RetiredJoseph Gotthardt, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Windhoek, NamibiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
BornĐuro HranićVinkovciArchbishop of Ðakovo-Osijek, Croatia
48.1SucceededRudolf Johannes Maria Koppmann, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Windhoek, NamibiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Windhoek, Namibia
41.1AppointedCarlos Quintero ArceBishop of Ciudad Valles, San Luís Potosí, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of Hermosillo, Sonora, México
21 Mar57.5ResignedJoseph Arregui y Yparaguirre, O.P. †Prefect of Kaohsiung, TaiwanPrefect Emeritus
42.0AppointedMarie-Jean-Baptiste-Hippolyte Berlier, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Niamey, NigerBishop Emeritus
38.7AppointedJoseph Cheng Tien-Siang, O.P. †Bishop of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
48.8AppointedJohn Baptist Gobbato, P.I.M.E. †Bishop of Taunggyi, MyanmarBishop Emeritus
32.2IncardinatedLucas Liu Hsien-tangPriest of Hsinchu, TaiwanBishop Emeritus
50.2AppointedStanislaus LokuangBishop of Tainan, TaiwanArchbishop Emeritus of Taipei, Taiwan
67.8ResignedConstant Quillard, C.SS.R. †Prefect of Niamey, NigerPrefect Emeritus
43.1AppointedSebastian U Shwe YaukBishop of Toungoo, Myanmar
50.0AppointedPetrus Pao-Zin TouBishop of Hsinchu, TaiwanBishop Emeritus
22 Mar50.4InstalledJohn Joseph KrolArchbishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
23 Mar BornJorge Solórzano PérezSan Andrés de la PalancaBishop of Granada, Nicaragua
25 Mar25.4Ordained PriestFrancesco MarinelliPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Urbino-Urbania-Sant’Angelo in Vado, Italy
25.5Ordained PriestBenigno Luigi Papa, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinArchbishop Emeritus of Taranto, Italy
39.2AppointedWalfrido Teixeira VieiraAuxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Sobral, Ceara, Brazil
39.2AppointedWalfrido Teixeira VieiraTitular Bishop of LarandaBishop Emeritus of Sobral, Ceara, Brazil
53.1DiedJoseph Wan Tsu-ChangBishop of Hengyang [Hengchow], China
26 Mar72.6DiedCarlos Duarte CostaBishop Emeritus of Botucatu, Brazil
25.8Ordained PriestLuis María Estrada Paetau, O.P. †Priest of Order of Friars PreachersVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Izabal, Guatemala
62.0AppointedGiuseppe Antonio FerrettoCardinal-Bishop of Sabina e Poggio MirtetoCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
27 Mar BornMarcelo Daniel ColomboBuenos AiresBishop of La Rioja, Argentina
28 Mar76.1DiedCesar Marie GuerreroBishop Emeritus of San Fernando, Philippines
29 Mar50.3AppointedGiuseppe BonfigioliBishop of Nicotera e Tropea, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Cagliari, Italy
59.7AppointedGuglielmo BosettiBishop of Fidenza, Italy
BornMieczysław MokrzyckiMajdan Lukawiecki, PolandArchbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
30 Mar68.9DiedJosé Weimann, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Santiago del Estero, Argentina
31 Mar68.9DiedGiuseppe Maria Palatucci, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Campagna, Italy
91.3AppointedOctave-Louis PasquetTitular Bishop of ErizaBishop Emeritus of Sées, France
91.3RetiredOctave-Louis PasquetBishop of Sées, FranceBishop Emeritus
63.8AppointedAndré-Jean-Baptiste PiogerBishop of Sées, FranceBishop Emeritus
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