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The Year of Our Lord 1961

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Jun BornPaul MattekattThuravoorBishop of Diphu, India
2 Jun BornJude Ayodeji ArogundadeOka-AkokoBishop of Ondo, Nigeria
3 Jun70.5DiedAlbert StohrBishop of Mainz, Germany
4 Jun29.3Ordained PriestRaymond Rodly Caesar, S.V.D. †Priest of Society of the Divine WordBishop of Goroka, Papua New Guinea
5 Jun39.9AppointedAntonio Lloren MabutasBishop of Laoag, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus of Davao, Philippines
46.3AppointedPaul Heinrich NordhuesAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
46.3AppointedPaul Heinrich NordhuesTitular Bishop of CosAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Paderborn, Germany
40.3AppointedJohn Francis WhealonAuxiliary Bishop of Cleveland, Ohio, USAArchbishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
40.3AppointedJohn Francis WhealonTitular Bishop of AndrapaArchbishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
6 Jun47.7AppointedIsmaele Mario Castellano, O.P. †Archbishop of Siena, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Siena-Colle di Val d’Elsa-Montalcino, Italy
58.1AppointedJoseph Martin, M. Afr. †Bishop of Bururi, BurundiBishop Emeritus
34.4AppointedWilliam John McNaughton, M.M.Vicar Apostolic of Inch’on, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus of Incheon {Inch’on}, Korea (South)
34.4AppointedWilliam John McNaughton, M.M.Titular Bishop of Thuburbo MinusBishop Emeritus of Incheon {Inch’on}, Korea (South)
BornThomas Eusebios NaickamparampilMylapra, IndiaApostolic Exarch of United States of America (Syro-Malankara)
8 Jun38.8AppointedBenedito Domingos Vito Coscia, O.F.M. †Bishop of Jataí, Goias, BrazilBishop Emeritus
9 Jun90.5DiedMathurin-Pie Le Ruyet, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Ajmer, India
10 Jun87.0DiedMichael BuchbergerBishop of Regensburg, Germany
24.7Ordained PriestMariadas Kagithapu, M.S.F.S.Priest of Missionaries of St. Francis de Sales d’AnnecyArchbishop Emeritus of Visakhapatnam, India
48.4AppointedCarlo MaccariTitular Bishop of EmmaüsArchbishop Emeritus of Ancona-Osimo, Italy
BornChristophe ZoaYaoundéBishop of Sangmélima, Cameroon
11 Jun46.5Ordained BishopErasmo Hinojosa HurtadoTitular Bishop of BosetaArchbishop of Piura, Peru
12 Jun39.8AppointedFrancisco Felipe de la Cruz Muguerza, O.F.M. †Bishop of Orán, Argentina
43.0AppointedAlberto DevotoBishop of Goya, Argentina
61.4AppointedEmilio Antonio di PasquoBishop of Avellaneda, Argentina
46.3AppointedJaime Francisco de Nevares, S.D.B. †Bishop of Neuquén, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
44.0AppointedJorge Gottau, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Añatuya, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
45.7AppointedPedro Reginaldo LiraBishop of San Francisco, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
41.3AppointedMauricio Eugenio Magliano, S.D.B. †Bishop of Río Gallegos, Argentina
46.3AppointedManuel MenéndezBishop of San Martín, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
42.1AppointedRaúl Francisco PrimatestaBishop of San Rafael, ArgentinaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Córdoba, Argentina
49.6AppointedRicardo RöschBishop of Concordia, Argentina
BornLucio Ángel Vallejo BaldaSecretary of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See
48.4AppointedPierre Marie Joseph VeuillotCoadjutor Archbishop of Paris, FranceCardinal, Archbishop
48.4AppointedPierre Marie Joseph VeuillotTitular Archbishop of Constantia in ThraciaCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
41.3AppointedVicente Faustino ZazpeBishop of Rafaela, ArgentinaArchbishop of Santa Fe, Argentina
13 Jun30.9ProfessedPaul Nguyên Binh Tinh, P.S.S.Priest of Society of Priests of Saint SulpiceBishop Emeritus of Ðà Nang, Viet Nam
14 Jun27.7Ordained PriestTomas Aguon CamachoPriest of Chalan Kanoa, Northern Mariana Islands, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop Emeritus
16 Jun49.7AppointedGeraldo Ferreira ReisBishop of Leopoldina, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
BornNelson Jesus PerezMiami, FLAuxiliary Bishop of Rockville Centre, New York, USA
68.7AppointedJoseph-Paul Strebler, S.M.A. †Titular Archbishop of Nicopolis in EpiroArchbishop Emeritus of Lomé, Togo
68.7ResignedJoseph-Paul Strebler, S.M.A. †Archbishop of Lomé, TogoArchbishop Emeritus
18 Jun32.4Ordained PriestFrancisco Funaay Claver, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bontoc-Lagawe, Philippines
BornLeo William CushleyAirdrie, LanarkshireArchbishop of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh, Scotland, Great Britain
51.1Ordained BishopAugustin FarahBishop of Tripoli del Libano (Melkite Greek)Archbishop of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
23.8Ordained PriestEdward Marian FrankowskiPriest of Sandomierz-Radom, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Sandomierz, Poland
30.2Ordained PriestAttila Miklósházy, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusTitular Bishop of Castellum Minus
25.0Ordained PriestWilliam MurphyPriest of Kerry, IrelandBishop Emeritus
58.4Ordained BishopRené-Georges Pailloux, M. Afr. †Bishop of Fort Rosebery, ZambiaBishop Emeritus of Mansa, Zambia
19 Jun41.0SelectedNasrallah Pierre SfeirPatriarchal VicarCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
20 Jun BornFabio Reynaldo Colindres AbarcaIlobascoBishop of El Salvador, Military
21 Jun58.0DiedWilhelm TuschenAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, Germany
23 Jun47.1AppointedGeorge Joseph GottwaldAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
47.1AppointedGeorge Joseph GottwaldTitular Bishop of CedamusaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
41.1AppointedNasrallah Pierre SfeirTitular Bishop of Tarsus dei MaronitiCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
41.1ConfirmedNasrallah Pierre SfeirPatriarchal VicarCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
65.1ResignedPatrick Harmon Shanley, O.C.D. †Prelate of Infanta, PhilippinesPrelate Emeritus
24 Jun46.9AppointedPierre Bouckaert, S.J. †Bishop of Popokabaka, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
78.3DiedAntonio Cardona RieraBishop Emeritus of Ibiza, Spain
50.4AppointedPaul EtogaBishop of Mbalmayo, CameroonBishop Emeritus
47.3AppointedPierre KimbondoBishop of Kisantu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
42.3Ordained BishopCalogero LauricellaTitular Bishop of SelaArchbishop of Siracusa, Italy
43.4AppointedAlexander Mbuka-NzunduAuxiliary Bishop of Kikwit, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop
43.4AppointedAlexander Mbuka-NzunduTitular Bishop of CataquasBishop of Kikwit, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
53.7InstalledRaúl Silva Henríquez, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Santiago de ChileCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
25 Jun53.5Ordained BishopGabriel Abou-SaadaTitular Bishop of Caesarea in Palaestina dei Greco-MelkitiPatriarchal Vicar of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek), Palestine
31.4Ordained PriestAmbroise Uma Arakayo AmabePriestBishop of Isiro-Niangara, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
27.9Ordained PriestJosé Dimas Cedeño DelgadoPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Panamá
25.8Ordained PriestBrendan Oliver Comiskey, SS.CC.Priest of Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and MaryBishop Emeritus of Ferns, Ireland
62.4DiedJulian Edward Dillon, O.F.M. †Prefect of Shashi [Shasi], China
40.2Ordained BishopJosé GomesBishop of Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Chapecó, Santa Catarina, Brazil
25.4Ordained PriestManuel Madureira DiasPriestBishop Emeritus of Faro {Algarve}, Portugal
27.3Ordained PriestAlojz TkáčPriest of Košice, SlovakiaArchbishop Emeritus of Košice, Slovakia
BornJuan Carlos Vera Plasencia, M.S.C.TrujilloBishop of Peru, Military
28 Jun27.7Ordained PriestBernardo Hombach LütkermeierPriestBishop Emeritus of Granada, Nicaragua
29 Jun24.7Ordained PriestAntonio BianchinPriestTitular Bishop of Vannida
30.6Ordained PriestLeonard Anthony BoylePriest of Dunedin, New ZealandBishop Emeritus
25.9Ordained PriestAntonio Ceballos AtienzaPriestBishop Emeritus of Cádiz y Ceuta, Spain
23.3Ordained PriestJohn CunninghamPriest of Paisley, Scotland, Great BritainBishop Emeritus of Galloway, Scotland, Great Britain
24.7Ordained PriestFrancis Joseph Pierre DeniauPriest of Nanterre, FranceBishop Emeritus of Nevers, France
27.7Ordained PriestValerian D’SouzaPriest of Poona, IndiaBishop Emeritus
27.0Ordained PriestPierre Étienne Louis EytPriest of Bayonne (-Lescar e Oloron), FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
24.7Ordained PriestElmar FischerPriest of Feldkirch, AustriaBishop Emeritus
24.9Ordained PriestIgnacio Gogorza Izaguirre, S.C.I. di Béth.Priest of Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus of BétharramBishop Emeritus of Encarnación, Paraguay
25.4Ordained PriestMoacyr Grechi, O.S.M.Priest of Order of Friar Servants of MaryArchbishop Emeritus of Porto Velho, Rondonia, Brazil
48.4Ordained BishopCarlo MaccariTitular Bishop of EmmaüsArchbishop Emeritus of Ancona-Osimo, Italy
28.7Ordained PriestJosé Maria Maimone, S.A.C.Priest of Society of the Catholic ApostolateBishop Emeritus of Umuarama, Parana, Brazil
BornVictor Emilio Masalles PereBarcelona, SpainAuxiliary Bishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
23.6Ordained PriestStephen Naidoo, C.SS.R. †Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerArchbishop of Cape Town {Kaapstad}, South Africa
25.0Ordained PriestAloísio Roque Oppermann, S.C.I. †Priest of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartArchbishop Emeritus of Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil
24.6Ordained PriestJoachim Friedrich ReineltPriest of Meißen (Meissen), GermanyBishop Emeritus of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen), Germany
26.3Ordained PriestPeter Anthony RosazzaPriest of Hartford, Connecticut, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
26.0Ordained PriestWilhelm SchramlPriest of Regensburg, GermanyBishop Emeritus of Passau, Germany
39.2Ordained BishopJoseph Hubertus Soudant, S.C.I. †Titular Bishop of TadamataBishop Emeritus of Palembang, Indonesia
39.5Ordained BishopWalfrido Teixeira VieiraTitular Bishop of LarandaBishop Emeritus of Sobral, Ceara, Brazil
23.6Ordained PriestGiuseppe VerucchiPriest of Modena (e Nonantola), ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Ravenna-Cervia, Italy
30 Jun24.9Ordained PriestJohn Alexius BathersbyPriest of Toowoomba, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus of Brisbane, Australia
71.6SucceededUmberto MalchiodiArchbishop (Personal Title) of Piacenza, ItalyBishop Emeritus
88.5DiedErsilio MenzaniBishop of Piacenza, Italy
BornJuarez Sousa Da SilvaBarras (Cabeceiras do Piaui)Bishop of Oeiras, Piaui, Brazil
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