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The Year of Our Lord 1962

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Dec23.7Ordained PriestLuis Gabriel Cuara MéndezPriestBishop of Veracruz, México
26.4Ordained PriestLuis Morales ReyesPriest of Tacámbaro, Michoacán, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of San Luis Potosí, México
51.2Ordained BishopVito RobertiTitular Archbishop of Constantia in ScythiaBishop Emeritus of Caserta, Italy
BornJoseph Luechai ThatwisaiBishop of Udon Thani, Thailand
3 Dec80.4DiedHipolito Martínez y Martínez, O.S.A. †Prefect of Lixian [Lichow], China
BornBenito Adán Méndez BracamonteBishop of Venezuela, Military
5 Dec34.7AppointedAlcides Mendoza CastroBishop of Abancay, PeruArchbishop Emeritus of Cuzco, Peru
6 Dec55.1AppointedEnrique Bolaños QuesadaAuxiliary Bishop of Alajuela, Costa RicaBishop Emeritus
55.1AppointedEnrique Bolaños QuesadaTitular Bishop of AndropolisBishop Emeritus of Alajuela, Costa Rica
7 Dec35.1AppointedEmmanuel III (Emmanuel-Karim) DellyTitular Bishop of Palaeopolis in AsiaCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
35.1SelectedEmmanuel III (Emmanuel-Karim) DellyAuxiliary Bishop of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), IraqCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus
20.7ProfessedJoseph John Oudeman, O.F.M. Cap.Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Brisbane, Australia
8 Dec56.0AppointedOctavio Antonio Beras RojasArchbishop of Dominican Republic, MilitaryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
38.3Ordained BishopJoão (Giovanni) Gazza, S.X. †Titular Bishop of CircesiumBishop Emeritus of Aversa, Italy
28.1ProfessedJean-Baptiste Gourion, O.S.B. †Member of Order of Saint BenedictAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
21.2Solemn VowsLucio Angelo Renna, O. Carm.Member of Order of Our Lady of Mt. CarmelBishop Emeritus of San Severo, Italy
9 Dec BornEnrique Eguía SeguíAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
11 Dec BornDonatien Bafuidinsoni Maloko-Mana, S.J.Auxiliary Bishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
13 Dec53.8DiedGeorge Shanks, M.H.M. †Prefect of Kashmir and Jammu, India
14 Dec38.8Ordained BishopRemi Joseph De RooBishop of Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaBishop Emeritus
77.1DiedCarlo de Ferrari, C.S.S. †Archbishop of Trento, Italy
84.7DiedPio PaschiniRector Emeritus of the Pontifical Lateran University
15 Dec28.3Ordained PriestLino Vomboemmel, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Santarém, Para, Brazil
16 Dec44.6Ordained BishopManuel d’Almeida TrindadeBishop of Aveiro, PortugalBishop Emeritus
28.0Ordained PriestIreneo Alisla Amantillo, C.SS.R.Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop Emeritus of Tandag, Philippines
31.4Ordained PriestPaulino do Livramento Évora, C.S.Sp.Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop Emeritus of Santiago de Cabo Verde
54.9Ordained BishopFrancisco Javier Gillmore StockTitular Bishop of AuziaBishop Emeritus of Chile, Military
65.9Ordained BishopGiovanni PiccoTitular Bishop of AnaeaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Vercelli, Italy
27.1Ordained PriestClaudio Silvero Acosta, S.C.I. di Béth.Priest of Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus of BétharramAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Encarnación, Paraguay
50.0InstalledMario ZanchinBishop of Fidenza, ItalyBishop Emeritus
17 Dec51.5AppointedAntonio D’ErchiaPrelate of Altamura ed Acquaviva delle Fonti, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Conversano-Monopoli, Italy
51.5AppointedAntonio D’ErchiaTitular Bishop of PodaliaBishop Emeritus of Conversano-Monopoli, Italy
19 Dec BornDomingo Buezo LeivaVicar Apostolic of Izabal, Guatemala
25.4Ordained PriestMatthew Harvey ClarkPriest of Albany, New York, USABishop Emeritus of Rochester, New York, USA
25.1Ordained PriestHenry Joseph MansellPriest of New York, New York, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
47.1AppointedVittorio OttavianiBishop of Alatri, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Marsi, Italy
20 Dec54.9AppointedPompeu de Sá Leão y Seabra, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Malanje, Angola
46.2AppointedFélix Niza RibeiroBishop of Tete, MozambiqueBishop Emeritus of João Belo, Mozambique
21 Dec58.8Ordained BishopClarence Edward ElwellTitular Bishop of ConeBishop of Columbus, Ohio, USA
23.3Ordained PriestAgnelo Rufino GraciasPriestAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bombay, India
32.7Ordained PriestJoseph Kyeong Kap-ryongPriest of Seoul, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus of Daejeon {Taejon}, Korea (South)
42.8Ordained BishopJoseph Alain Leroy, O.F.M. †Bishop of Kilwa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
22 Dec24.6Ordained PriestJosé Luis Amezcua MelgozaPriest of Zamora, Michoacán, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Colima, México
27.7Ordained PriestRobert Lucien Chapuis, M.E.P. †Priest of La Société des Missions Etrangères
27.5Ordained PriestAugustine Cheong Myong-joPriestBishop of Busan {Pusan}, Korea (South)
25.9Ordained PriestBenedito Beni dos SantosPriest of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Lorena, Sao Paulo, Brazil
30.4Ordained PriestPaul Francis Duffy, O.M.I. †Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop Emeritus of Mongu, Zambia
28.4Ordained PriestLawrence Patrick HenryPriest of Cape Town {Kaapstad}, South AfricaArchbishop Emeritus
26.8Ordained PriestJohn Joseph KaisingPriest of Cincinnati, Ohio, USAAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, Military
26.8Ordained PriestNicodemus KirimaPriest of Nyeri, KenyaArchbishop of Nyeri, Kenya
BornWiesław LechowiczAuxiliary Bishop of Tarnów, Poland
28.3Ordained PriestJanuário Machaze NhangumbePriestBishop Emeritus of Pemba, Mozambique
28.9Ordained PriestJoachim MeisnerPriest of Erfurt-Meiningen, GermanyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
24.8Ordained PriestMichel Paul Marie Moutel, P.S.S. †Priest of Society of Priests of Saint SulpiceArchbishop of Tours, France
42.3Ordained BishopJerónimo José PodestáBishop of Avellaneda, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
27.3Ordained PriestJoseph Sangval SurasarangPriestBishop Emeritus of Chiang Mai, Thailand
25.2Ordained PriestJosé Clemente WeberPriestBishop Emeritus of Santo Ângelo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
23 Dec25.7Ordained PriestPaciano Basilio AnicetoPriest of San Fernando, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus of San Fernando, Philippines
24.0Ordained PriestJosu Iriondo ZabaletaPriest of Canons Regular of the Congregation of the Most Holy Saviour of the LateranAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
45.5Ordained BishopAlfonso Pedro Torres Farías, O.P. †Bishop of Catamarca, Argentina
25 DecBornEmmanuel Cosmas KanyamaBishop of Dedza, Malawi
26 Dec35.2ConfirmedEmmanuel III (Emmanuel-Karim) DellyAuxiliary Bishop of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), IraqCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus
27 Dec47.6AppointedAnthony de SaramAuxiliary Bishop of Colombo in Ceylon, Sri LankaBishop of Galle, Sri Lanka
47.6AppointedAnthony de SaramTitular Bishop of TacapaeBishop of Galle, Sri Lanka
42.7AppointedJohn Willem Nicolaysen Gran, O.C.S.O. †Coadjutor Bishop of Oslo, NorwayBishop Emeritus
42.7AppointedJohn Willem Nicolaysen Gran, O.C.S.O. †Titular Bishop of RaphiaBishop Emeritus of Oslo, Norway
29 Dec51.1InstalledAdolfo Servando TortoloArchbishop of Paraná, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
30 Dec38.8Ordained BishopClimério Almeida de AndradeBishop of Vitória da Conquista, Bahia, Brazil
41.3Ordained BishopErnesto Gonçalves da Costa, O.F.M. †Bishop of Inhambane, MozambiqueBishop Emeritus of Faro {Algarve}, Portugal
BornDominique Banlène GuigbileBishop of Dapaong, Togo
25.2Ordained PriestIbrahim Namo IbrahimPriestBishop Emeritus of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Detroit (Chaldean), USA
31 Dec84.8DiedLouis-Joseph KerkhofsBishop Emeritus of Liège (Luik, Lüttich), Belgium


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