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The Year of Our Lord 1963

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownAppointedGennadios Adem, O.M.M. †Superior General of Ar-Rouhbanyat Al-Marounyat Liltoubawyat Mariam Al-Azra (Maronite)Superior General Emeritus
DiedJuan Albacete Sáiz, S.J. †Prefect of San Francisco Javier, Peru
AppointedGiuseppe Boeris, C.R.S. †Superior General of Clerks Regular of SomascaSuperior General Emeritus
47.9AppointedAliprando Catani, O.S.B. †Prior General of Order of Saint BenedictPrior General Emeritus
DiedMartinho da Silva Carvalhosa, O.F.M. †Prefect of Guinea Portoghese, Guinea-Bissau
54.4ResignedAnselmo Giabbani, O.S.B. †Prior General of Order of Saint BenedictPrior General Emeritus
66.5ResignedIgnacy Krause, C.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Curitiba, Parana, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Xingtai [Shunteh], China
60.7AppointedTommaso LeonettiApostolic Administrator of Caiazzo, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Capua, Italy
62.7AppointedJoseph Lê Quy ThanhCoadjutor Bishop of Phát Diêm, Viet Nam
62.7AppointedJoseph Lê Quy ThanhTitular Bishop of SeptimuniciaCoadjutor Bishop of Phát Diêm, Viet Nam
DiedLaszlo Lombos, O.F.M. †Prefect of Baojing [Paoking, Shaoyang], China
40.6AppointedGerald Thomas Mahon, M.H.M. †Superior General of St. Joseph’s Missionary Society of Mill HillAuxiliary Bishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
52.0ResignedPaul Peter Myskiw, O.S.B.M. †Superior General of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Superior General Emeritus
ResignedLudwika Nowaka, O.S.P.P.E. †Prior General of Order of Saint Paul the First HermitPrior General Emeritus
ResignedGabriele Mary Raimondo, O.A.D. †Prior General of Agostiniani ScalziPrior General Emeritus
19.6ProfessedStephen Joseph Reichert, O.F.M. Cap.Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinArchbishop of Madang, Papua New Guinea
DiedDominic Ros Arraiza, I.E.M.E. †Prefect of Wankie, Zimbabwe
BornAntoine Sabi BioGounienouBishop of Natitingou, Benin
DiedGeorge Shanks, M.H.M. †Prefect of Kashmir and Jammu, India
60.4ResignedPaul Yoshigoro TaguchiApostolic Administrator of Shikoku, JapanCardinal, Archbishop of Osaka, Japan
44.1AppointedJerzy Jan Tomziński, O.S.P.P.E.Prior General of Order of Saint Paul the First HermitPrior General Emeritus
DiedJean Van der Heyden, S.V.D. †Prefect of Kenge, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
64.6AppointedGiacomo ViolardoSecretary of the Roman Curia - OtherCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Congregation of the Discipline of the Sacraments
45.0AppointedAtanasij Hryhor Velykyj (Welykyj), O.S.B.M. †Superior General of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Superior General Emeritus
48.0AppointedGiuseppe Zambarbieri, F.D.P. †Superior General of Sons of Divine ProvidenceSuperior General Emeritus
2 Jan45.0Ordained BishopTomás Guilherme (Thomas William) Murphy, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Juazeiro, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
4 Jan BornPhilip E. R. DickmansHerk-de-Stad, BelgiumBishop of Miracema do Tocantins, Tocatins, Brazil
6 Jan59.1DiedCarlos Alberto Arce MasíasBishop of Piura, Peru
56.2Ordained BishopMiguel BalaguerTitular Bishop of Castellum MinusBishop Emeritus of Tacuarembó, Uruguay
BornGaspard Béby GnébaTehiri GuitryBishop of Man, Côte d’Ivoire
48.1SucceededErasmo Hinojosa HurtadoBishop of Piura, PeruArchbishop of Piura, Peru
22.8Ordained DeaconEdward NowakDeacon of Przemyśl, PolandSecretary Emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
48.1Ordained BishopRafael Sarmiento PeraltaBishop of Ocaña, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia
7 Jan71.9DiedGilla Vincenzo Gremigni, M.S.C. †Bishop of Novara, Italy
50.2AppointedBernardo José Nolker, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Paranaguá, Parana, BrazilBishop Emeritus
61.3AppointedDomenico VendolaTitular Bishop of EudoxiasBishop Emeritus of Lucera, Italy
61.3ResignedDomenico VendolaBishop of Lucera, ItalyBishop Emeritus
10 Jan BornAntoine KonéFerkéssedougouBishop of Odienné, Côte d’Ivoire
12 Jan57.1AppointedClemente Carranza y LópezBishop of Esteli, Nicaragua
13 Jan BornPéter Fülöp KocsisSzegedBishop of Hajdúdorog (Hungarian), Hungary
22.8Ordained PriestEdward NowakPriest of Przemyśl, PolandSecretary Emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
15 Jan55.4AppointedIgnacio Lehonor ArroyoBishop of Tuxpan, Veracruz, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
42.0AppointedJosé Guadalupe Padilla LozanoBishop of Veracruz, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
79.2DiedBernardino Salvatore Re, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Lipari, Italy
16 Jan BornDodë GjergjiStublla, YugoslaviaApostolic Administrator of Prizren, Serbia
18 Jan50.2AppointedDominique Hoàng-van-Doàn, O.P. †Bishop of Quy Nhon, Viet Nam
55.3AppointedOwen McCoy, M. Afr. †Bishop of Oyo, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
35.1AppointedPierre-Célestin NkouBishop of Sangmélima, Cameroon
53.6AppointedPierre Marie Pham-Ngoc-ChiBishop of Ðà Nang, Viet Nam
19 Jan BornMurray ChatlainSaskatoonArchbishop of Keewatin-Le Pas, Manitoba, Canada
20 Jan24.1Ordained PriestJosé Oscar Barahona CastilloPriest of San Vicente, El SalvadorBishop Emeritus
21 Jan44.4AppointedJosé María Carrizo VillarrealBishop of Chitré, PanamaBishop Emeritus
22 JanAppointedAlfonso Cuypers, S.M.M. †Prefect of Vichada, Colombia
73.3DiedWilliam GodfreyCardinal, Archbishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
50.5Ordained BishopGerhard SchaffranTitular Bishop of SemneaBishop Emeritus of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen), Germany
24 Jan47.7Ordained BishopJoseph Arthur CostelloTitular Bishop of ChomaAuxiliary Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, USA
55.3Ordained BishopJohn Joseph DoughertyTitular Bishop of CotennaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Newark, New Jersey, USA
25 JanAppointedJoão Ferreira, O.F.M. †Prefect of Guinea Portoghese, Guinea-Bissau
47.3Ordained BishopJosé Nicomedes GrossiBishop of Bom Jesus da Lapa, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
BornJonas Benson OkoyeKadunaAuxiliary Bishop of Awka, Nigeria
26 Jan50.2Ordained BishopHenri Clément Victor DonzeBishop of Tulle, FranceBishop Emeritus of Tarbes et Lourdes, France
31 Jan49.9AppointedMarcello RosinaAuxiliary Bishop of Adria, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Civita Castellana (, Orte, Gallese, Nepi e Sutri), Italy
49.9AppointedMarcello RosinaTitular Bishop of AezaniBishop Emeritus of Civita Castellana (, Orte, Gallese, Nepi e Sutri), Italy
1 Feb80.3DiedJohn Francis D’AltonCardinal, Archbishop of Armagh, Ireland
26.2Ordained PriestRoger Joseph VangheluwePriest of Brugge {Bruges}, BelgiumBishop Emeritus
2 Feb25.6Ordained PriestJohn Francis KinneyPriest of Saint Paul, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, USA
41.4Solemn ProfessedVictor Razafimahatratra, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusCardinal, Archbishop of Antananarivo, Madagascar
27.1Ordained PriestReynald Rouleau, O.M.I.Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop Emeritus of Churchill-Baie d’Hudson, Manitoba, Canada
51.8Ordained BishopEstanislau Arnoldo Van Melis, C.P. †Titular Bishop of PolemoniumBishop Emeritus of São Luís de Montes Belos, Goias, Brazil
BornMarek ZalewskiAugustow, PolandApostolic Nuncio to Zimbabwe
3 Feb47.2Ordained BishopVittorio OttavianiBishop of Alatri, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Marsi, Italy
4 Feb59.6Ordained BishopBl. Vasyl Vsevolod Velychkovsky, C.SS.R. †Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
5 Feb67.3AppointedPaul Nguyen-Ðình NhiênCoadjutor Bishop of Vinh, Viet Nam
67.3AppointedPaul Nguyen-Ðình NhiênTitular Bishop of GisipaCoadjutor Bishop of Vinh, Viet Nam
41.8AppointedJoseph-Marie Trinh van-CanCoadjutor Archbishop of Hà Nôi, Viet NamCardinal, Archbishop
41.8AppointedJoseph-Marie Trinh van-CanTitular Archbishop of AelaCardinal, Archbishop of Hà Nôi, Viet Nam
6 Feb91.2DiedOronzo CaldarolaBishop Emeritus of Diano-Teggiano, Italy
7 Feb44.5AppointedAndré RoussetAuxiliary Bishop of Versailles, FranceBishop Emeritus of Pontoise, France
44.5AppointedAndré RoussetTitular Bishop of VagaBishop Emeritus of Pontoise, France
10 Feb39.4Ordained BishopBernardo José Bueno MieleTitular Bishop of BararusArchbishop of Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
67.0AppointedIldefonso Rea, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of CoroneAbbot Emeritus of Montecassino, Italy
11 Feb53.7AppointedGuido Maria CasulloAuxiliary Bishop of Pinheiro, Maranho, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Cândido Mendes, Brazil
53.7AppointedGuido Maria CasulloTitular Bishop of UticaBishop Emeritus of Cândido Mendes, Brazil
27.8Ordained PriestTomás Osvaldo González Morales, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Punta Arenas, Chile
30.3Ordained PriestRobert Kerketta, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Tezpur, India
51.4AppointedVito RobertiApostolic Nuncio to BurundiBishop Emeritus of Caserta, Italy
12 Feb79.8DiedRaboula Youssef BakhacheAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
BornDamián Santiago BitarArroyo CabralBishop of Oberá, Argentina
46.0ResignedJoseph GargitterApostolic Administrator of Trento, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Bolzano-Bressanone {Bozen-Brixen}, Italy
50.7AppointedAlessandro Maria GottardiArchbishop of Trento, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
63.0AppointedJames Aloysius McNultyBishop of Buffalo, New York, USA
61.8AppointedJames Johnston NavaghBishop of Paterson, New Jersey, USA
57.4AppointedLeo Richard SmithBishop of Ogdensburg, New York, USA
50.7AppointedGeorge Henry SpeltzAuxiliary Bishop of Winona, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, USA
50.7AppointedGeorge Henry SpeltzTitular Bishop of ClaneusBishop Emeritus of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, USA
13 Feb69.0DiedJaime Font y AndreuBishop of San Sebastián, Spain
14 Feb53.0AppointedGéry-Jacques-Charles LeulietBishop of Amiens, FranceBishop Emeritus
15 Feb50.0AppointedJohn Thomas Durkin, M.S.C. †Prefect of Louis Trichardt, South AfricaBishop Emeritus of Tzaneen, South Africa
16 Feb77.0AppointedAntônio de Almeida Lustosa, S.D.B. †Titular Archbishop of VelebusdusArchbishop Emeritus of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
77.0RetiredAntônio de Almeida Lustosa, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Fortaleza, Ceara, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
60.7AppointedMariano MadriagaArchbishop of Lingayen-Dagupan, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
51.4AppointedVito RobertiApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Republic ofBishop Emeritus of Caserta, Italy
17 Feb25.8Ordained PriestGianfranco Girotti, O.F.M. Conv.Priest of Order of Friars Minor ConventualRegent Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
29.7Ordained PriestPaul KhoaraiPriest of Leribe, LesothoBishop Emeritus
45.0Ordained BishopAdriano Mandarino Hypólito, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Diospolis in ThraciaBishop Emeritus of Nova Iguaçu, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
25.6Ordained PriestAndré Richard, C.S.C.Priest of Congregation of Holy CrossArchbishop Emeritus of Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
18 Feb51.5AppointedAmadeu González Ferreiros, O. de M. †Titular Bishop of MetraePrelate Emeritus of São Raimundo Nonato, Piaui, Brazil
64.2DiedAnunciado SerafiniBishop of Mercedes, Argentina
19 Feb85.2DiedBeniamino NardoneSecretary of the Congregation of Ceremonies
20 Feb68.5DiedAlfredo BontempiTitular Bishop of Palmyra
23 Feb25.6Ordained PriestGerald William Wiesner, O.M.I.Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop Emeritus of Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
24 Feb50.9Ordained BishopJózef Benedykt KurpasTitular Bishop of OrisaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Katowice, Poland
35.0Ordained BishopYves-Georges-René Ramousse, M.E.P.Titular Bishop of PisitaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Phnom-Penh, Cambodia
58.3AppointedJoakim SegediAuxiliary Bishop of Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), CroatiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
58.3AppointedJoakim SegediTitular Bishop of GypsariaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), Croatia
25 Feb47.0AppointedManuel Lisboa de OliveiraBishop of Nazaré, Pernambuco, BrazilBishop Emeritus
28 Feb62.4AppointedPlacido Maria Cambiaghi, B. †Bishop of Novara, ItalyBishop Emeritus
60.4AppointedJože PogacnikAuxiliary Bishop of Ljubljana, SloveniaArchbishop Emeritus
60.4AppointedJože PogacnikTitular Bishop of Irenopolis in IsauriaArchbishop Emeritus of Ljubljana, Slovenia
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