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The Year of Our Lord 1963

Bishop Events

May to June

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 May26.4Ordained PriestTod David BrownPriest of Monterey-Fresno, California, USABishop Emeritus of Orange in California, USA
63.3SelectedBasile Pierre Charles HabraAuxiliary Bishop of Le Caire {Cairo} (Syrian), EgyptBishop
45.3SelectedClément Ignace MansouratiArchbishop (Personal Title), Auxiliary of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), LebanonAuxiliary Bishop
63.7SelectedFlavien Zacharie MelkiArchbishop (Personal Title), Auxiliary of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), LebanonAuxiliary Bishop
25.7Ordained PriestJohn Thomas SteinbockPriest of Los Angeles, California, USABishop of Fresno, California, USA
2 May46.8AppointedFilippo Tiago Broers, O.F.M. †Bishop of Caravelas, BrazilBishop Emeritus
50.2AppointedAbele ConigliBishop of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro), ItalyBishop Emeritus of Teramo-Atri, Italy
3 May BornAndrzej JeżBishop of Tarnów, Poland
5 May31.1Ordained PriestMarco Dino Brogi, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Egypt, Arab Republic of
BornJeffrey Marc MonfortonBishop of Steubenville, Ohio, USA
7 May BornAleksandr Kan, S.J.Superior Emeritus of Kyrgyzstan
45.4Ordained BishopHeinrich TheissingTitular Bishop of MinaApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Schwerin, Germany
8 May BornJohn Akinkunmi OyejolaBishop of Osogbo, Nigeria
9 May53.3Ordained BishopGéry-Jacques-Charles LeulietBishop of Amiens, FranceBishop Emeritus
78.4DiedAlexandru RusuBishop of Maramureş (Romanian), Romania
48.2AppointedThomas RyanBishop of Clonfert, IrelandBishop Emeritus
84.4DiedJean-Marie VittozAuxiliary Bishop of Grenoble, France
10 May60.9AppointedJosé Luis Castro CabreraBishop of San Felipe, Chile
83.2AppointedSalomão Barbosa FerrazTitular Bishop of Eleutherna
57.7AppointedJosé de Medeiros DelgadoArchbishop of Fortaleza, Ceara, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
48.7AppointedGastone Mojaisky-PerrelliArchbishop (Personal Title) of Nusco, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
39.7AppointedDavid PicãoCoadjutor Bishop of Santos, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
39.7AppointedDavid PicãoTitular Bishop of ThoisBishop Emeritus of Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
55.4AppointedAlberto Rencoret DonosoArchbishop of Puerto Montt, ChileArchbishop Emeritus
11 May47.6Ordained BishopAntonio CunialBishop of Lucera, ItalyBishop of Vittorio Veneto, Italy
52.7Ordained BishopJohannes Höhne, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of UrimaArchbishop of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
45.0Ordained BishopJesus Juan Acosta SisonBishop of Tarlac, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
12 May BornNuno Brás da Silva MartinsAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
BornJosé Luiz Gomes de VasconcelosBishop of Sobral, Ceara, Brazil
BornPeter Bryan WellsApostolic Nuncio to South Africa
13 May77.9DiedAlois HudalTitular Bishop of Aela
14 May BornRoger Houngbédji, O.P.Archbishop of Cotonou, Benin
78.6AppointedEmilio Sosa Gaona, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of SergentzaBishop Emeritus of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en Paraguay
78.6RetiredEmilio Sosa Gaona, S.D.B. †Bishop of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en ParaguayBishop Emeritus
67.8DiedPaul TkotschAuxiliary Bishop of Berlin, Germany
15 May BornJonas DembéléBishop of Kayes, Mali
45.6AppointedJean HermilAuxiliary Bishop of Autun (-Châlon-sur-Saône-Mâcon-Cluny), FranceBishop Emeritus of Viviers, France
45.6AppointedJean HermilTitular Bishop of MaridaBishop Emeritus of Viviers, France
27.2Ordained PriestJoseph OyangaPriest of Lira, UgandaBishop Emeritus
16 May26.1Ordained PriestRoger William Gries, O.S.B.Priest of Order of Saint BenedictAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Cleveland, Ohio, USA
17 May30.0Ordained PriestGregory Karotemprel, C.M.I.Priest of Carmelites of Mary ImmaculateBishop Emeritus of Rajkot (Syro-Malabar), India
18 May BornDavid Bartimej Tencer, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Reykjavik, Iceland
19 May BornNicodème Anani Barrigah-BenissanBishop of Atakpamé, Togo
78.0DiedPio de Freitas Silveira, C.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil
51.8Ordained BishopAmadeu González Ferreiros, O. de M. †Titular Bishop of MetraePrelate Emeritus of São Raimundo Nonato, Piaui, Brazil
20 May BornOscar Domingo SarlingaBishop Emeritus of Zárate-Campana, Argentina
21 May43.3AppointedRené AudetAuxiliary Bishop of Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Joliette, Québec, Canada
43.3AppointedRené AudetTitular Bishop of ChonochoraBishop Emeritus of Joliette, Québec, Canada
41.0AppointedPaul-Émile CharbonneauBishop of Hull, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
52.9AppointedJosé de Jesús Garcia AyalaAuxiliary Bishop of Campeche, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
52.9AppointedJosé de Jesús Garcia AyalaTitular Bishop of LacedaemoniaBishop Emeritus of Campeche, México
BornDomenico PompiliBishop of Rieti (-S. Salvatore Maggiore), Italy
70.2DiedRoberto José Tavella, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Salta, Argentina
55.1AppointedJosé de Jesús Tirado PedrazaAuxiliary Bishop of Morelia, Michoacán, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
55.1AppointedJosé de Jesús Tirado PedrazaTitular Bishop of ThelepteArchbishop Emeritus of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
22 May54.9AppointedAlphonse-Gérard BannwarthBishop of Soissons (-Laon-Saint-Quentin), FranceBishop Emeritus
75.0AppointedPierre-Auguste-Marie-Joseph DouillardTitular Bishop of BerrhoeaBishop Emeritus of Soissons (-Laon-Saint-Quentin), France
75.0RetiredPierre-Auguste-Marie-Joseph DouillardBishop of Soissons (-Laon-Saint-Quentin), FranceBishop Emeritus
23 May25.0Ordained PriestAquilino Bocos Merino, C.M.F.Priest of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MarySuperior General Emeritus
26.7Ordained PriestKarl Hesse, M.S.C.Priest of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusArchbishop Emeritus of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
69.8AppointedRobert Picard de la VacquerieTitular Archbishop of AmidaBishop Emeritus of Orléans, France
69.8ResignedRobert Picard de la VacquerieBishop of Orléans, FranceBishop Emeritus
52.0SucceededGuy-Marie-Joseph RiobéBishop of Orléans, France
24 May92.8DiedCornelio Sebastiano Cuccarollo, O.F.M. Cap. †Archbishop Emeritus of Otranto, Italy
25 May25.5Ordained PriestJoseph Nunzio LatinoPriest of New Orleans, Louisiana, USABishop Emeritus of Jackson, Mississippi, USA
46.6AppointedGiovanni Melis FoisBishop of Ampurias e Tempio, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Nuoro, Italy
26.0Ordained PriestWilliam Keith WeigandPriest of Boise City, Idaho, USABishop Emeritus of Sacramento, California, USA
26.7Ordained PriestJames Kendrick WilliamsPriest of Louisville, Kentucky, USABishop Emeritus of Lexington, Kentucky, USA
26 May24.2Ordained PriestZdzisław FortuniakPriest of Poznań, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
47.2Ordained BishopManuel Lisboa de OliveiraBishop of Nazaré, Pernambuco, BrazilBishop Emeritus
59.8Ordained BishopFrancesco RossiBishop of Tortona, ItalyBishop Emeritus
27 May BornPierre GoudreaultBishop of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Québec, Canada
23.6Ordained PriestZenon GrocholewskiPriest of Poznań, PolandCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Catholic Education (for Institutes of Study)
BornAnthony MuheriaArchbishop of Nyeri, Kenya
39.1AppointedAdolfo Rodríguez HerreraAuxiliary Bishop of Camagüey, CubaArchbishop Emeritus of Camagüey, Cuba
39.1AppointedAdolfo Rodríguez HerreraTitular Bishop of TiberiopolisArchbishop Emeritus of Camagüey, Cuba
48.5SelectedMesrob TerzianAuxiliary Bishop of Beirut {Bairut} (Armenian), Lebanon
28 May40.0Ordained BishopDennis Vincent Durning, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Arusha, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
29 May63.7DiedJosé Maria CavalleroBishop of Minas, Uruguay
65.7DiedInácio João Dal Monte, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Guaxupé, Minas Gerais, Brazil
30 May44.3AppointedAmleto de Angelis, M.S.C. †Bishop of Viana, Maranhão, Brazil
50.1AppointedGilberto BaroniBishop of Albenga, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Reggio Emilia-Guastalla, Italy
BornJosé Carlos Brandão CabralBishop of Almenara, Minas Gerais, Brazil
47.7Ordained BishopLawrence Michael De FalcoBishop of Amarillo, Texas, USABishop Emeritus
31 May22.5Perpetual VowsVictor Gnanapragasam, O.M.I.Member of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateVicar Apostolic of Quetta, Pakistan
1 Jun25.5Ordained PriestJohn Charles DunnePriest of Rockville Centre, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
BornJorge Herbas Balderrama, O.F.M.Prelate of Aiquile, Bolivia
30.2Ordained PriestMartin LulugaPriest of Arua, UgandaBishop Emeritus of Nebbi, Uganda
25.4Ordained PriestTimothy Anthony McDonnellPriest of New York, New York, USABishop Emeritus of Springfield in Massachusetts, USA
25.8Ordained PriestKenneth Edward UntenerPriest of Detroit, Michigan, USABishop of Saginaw, Michigan, USA
25.0Ordained PriestJames Vernon WeisgerberPriest of Regina, Saskatchewan, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
2 Jun58.9Ordained BishopFranco CostaBishop of Crema, ItalyBishop Emeritus
35.5Ordained BishopPierre-Célestin NkouBishop of Sangmélima, Cameroon
75.5Ordained BishopAdam SawickiTitular Bishop of Turres ConcordiaeApostolic Administrator of Vilnius, Lithuania
23.0Ordained PriestJan Bernard SzlagaPriest of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), PolandBishop of Pelplin, Poland
42.2Ordained BishopJoseph-Marie Trinh van-CanTitular Archbishop of AelaCardinal, Archbishop of Hà Nội, Viet Nam
3 Jun81.5DiedSt. Angelo Giuseppe RoncalliPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
4 Jun40.8Ordained BishopMariano Gaviola y GarcésBishop of Cabanatuan, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus of Lipa, Philippines
7 Jun BornDenis NultyBishop of Kildare and Leighlin, Ireland
9 Jun26.7Ordained PriestAndreas Choi Chang-mouPriest of Seoul, Korea (South)Archbishop Emeritus of Gwangju, Korea (South)
50.3Ordained BishopAbele ConigliBishop of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro), ItalyBishop Emeritus of Teramo-Atri, Italy
31.8Ordained PriestBenedict John Osta, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusArchbishop Emeritus of Patna, India
10 Jun61.5DiedFélix GuillerBishop Emeritus of Pamiers (-Couserans-Mirepoix), France
11 Jun47.0Ordained BishopAltivo Pacheco RibeiroBishop of Barra do Piraí, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Araçuaí (Arassuaí), Minas Gerais, Brazil
13 Jun23.4Ordained PriestNándor BosákPriest of Eger, HungaryBishop Emeritus of Debrecen-Nyíregyháza, Hungary
47.8InstalledLawrence Michael De FalcoBishop of Amarillo, Texas, USABishop Emeritus
23.0Ordained PriestRaymond John LaheyPriest
14 Jun BornLuis Ángel de las Heras Berzal, C.M.F.Bishop of Mondoñedo-Ferrol, Spain
81.4DiedLuciano Pérez PlateroArchbishop of Burgos, Spain
16 Jun24.9Ordained PriestJosé Luis Castro Medellín, M. S. F.PriestBishop Emeritus of Tacámbaro, Michoacán, México
24.1Ordained PriestLászló DankóPriestArchbishop of Kalocsa-Kecskemét, Hungary
BornJacob MurickenAuxiliary Bishop of Palai (Syro-Malabar), India
24.7Ordained PriestMiguel Patiño Velázquez, M. S. F.PriestBishop Emeritus of Apatzingán, Michoacán, México
BornRocco PennacchioArchbishop of Fermo, Italy
48.3Ordained BishopThomas RyanBishop of Clonfert, IrelandBishop Emeritus
24.3Ordained PriestKazimierz RyczanPriest of Przemyśl, PolandBishop Emeritus of Kielce, Poland
49.4DiedCesar Gerardo Maria Vielmo Guerra, O.S.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Aysén, Chile
20 Jun93.3DiedJean-Justin-Michel GirbeauBishop of Nîmes (-Uzès e Alès), France
25.3Ordained PriestJacques IshaqPriest of Mossul (Chaldean), IraqCurial Bishop Emeritus of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
72.3DiedJohn Francis NortonBishop of Bathurst, Australia
53.3SucceededPierre-Marie-Henri-Baptiste RougéBishop of Nîmes (-Uzès e Alès), France
21 Jun80.3ConfirmedAmleto Giovanni CicognaniSecretary of StateCardinal, Secretary Emeritus
65.7ElectedBl. Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria MontiniPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
22.7Ordained PriestLajos PápaiPriest of Győr (Raab), HungaryBishop Emeritus
22 Jun BornPaulinus Yan Olla, M.S.F.Bishop of Tanjung Selor, Indonesia
BornMark O’TooleBishop of Plymouth, England, Great Britain
39.8InstalledDavid PicãoTitular Bishop of ThoisBishop Emeritus of Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
23 Jun22.5Ordained PriestRudolf BalážPriest of Banská Bystrica, SlovakiaBishop
24.2Ordained PriestStefan CichyPriest of Katowice, PolandBishop Emeritus of Legnica, Poland
24.1Ordained PriestStanisław DziwiszPriest of Kraków {Cracow}, PolandCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
44.5Ordained BishopWladyslaw JedruszukTitular Bishop of ClysmaBishop of Drohiczyn, Poland
27.7Ordained PriestGabriel Kembo MamputuPriest of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
24.6Ordained PriestJohn KirbyPriestBishop of Clonfert, Ireland
29.4Ordained PriestRaphaël Lubaki NgangaPriest of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop
25.2Ordained PriestTadeusz RakoczyPriest of Kraków {Cracow}, PolandBishop Emeritus of Bielsko-Żywiec, Poland
BornLuciano RussoApostolic Nuncio to Algeria
24.0Ordained PriestJan ZającPriest of Kraków {Cracow}, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
24 Jun57.6DiedJuán Maria Riofrio, O.P. †Bishop of Loja, Ecuador
27.0Ordained PriestAnacleto Sima NguaPriest of Bata, Equatorial GuineaBishop Emeritus
25 Jun34.3AppointedBogdan BejzeAuxiliary Bishop of Łódź, PolandAuxiliary Bishop of Łódź, Poland
34.3AppointedBogdan BejzeTitular Bishop of IdassaAuxiliary Bishop of Łódź, Poland
65.3AppointedFrancesco FasolaArchbishop of Messina, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
46.0AppointedNorman Joseph GallagherAuxiliary Bishop of Canada, MilitaryBishop of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
46.0AppointedNorman Joseph GallagherTitular Bishop of AdrasusBishop of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
47.9AppointedTomás Enrique Márquez GómezAuxiliary Bishop of Ciudad Bolívar, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus of San Felipe, Venezuela
47.9AppointedTomás Enrique Márquez GómezTitular Bishop of ThapsusBishop Emeritus of San Felipe, Venezuela
43.2AppointedLaurent NoëlAuxiliary Bishop of Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
43.2AppointedLaurent NoëlTitular Bishop of AgathopolisBishop Emeritus of Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
55.9AppointedManuel Sánchez BeguiristáinArchbishop of Concepción (Santissima Concezione), ChileArchbishop Emeritus
49.3AppointedAlfonso Uribe JaramilloAuxiliary Bishop of Cartagena, ColombiaBishop Emeritus of Sonsón-Rionegro, Colombia
49.3AppointedAlfonso Uribe JaramilloTitular Bishop of Aureliopolis in AsiaBishop Emeritus of Sonsón-Rionegro, Colombia
53.6AppointedJoseph Lawrence WilhelmAuxiliary Bishop of Calgary, Alberta, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Kingston, Ontario, Canada
53.6AppointedJoseph Lawrence WilhelmTitular Bishop of SaccaeaArchbishop Emeritus of Kingston, Ontario, Canada
52.5AppointedJan ZarebaAuxiliary Bishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), PolandBishop
52.5AppointedJan ZarebaTitular Bishop of BityliusBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
27 Jun74.3DiedJames StauntonBishop of Ferns, Ireland
28 Jun73.9AppointedGiuseppe SchiaviniTitular Archbishop of FamagustaAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
29 Jun28.3Ordained PriestFrancis Folorunsho Clement AlongePriestBishop Emeritus of Ondo, Nigeria
22.7Ordained PriestLorenzo BaldisseriPriest of Pisa, ItalyCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
24.8Ordained PriestAntoni Pacyfik Dydycz, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop Emeritus of Drohiczyn, Poland
25.5Ordained PriestJoseph LafontantPriest of Port-au-Prince, HaïtiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
55.8Ordained BishopEduard MacheinerTitular Bishop of SeliaArchbishop of Salzburg, Austria
27.0Ordained PriestJosé Martins da Silva, S.D.N. †Priest of OtherArchbishop Emeritus of Porto Velho, Rondonia, Brazil
28.2Ordained PriestPaul John Marx, M.S.C.Priest of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusBishop Emeritus of Kerema, Papua New Guinea
24.3Ordained PriestEnrico MasseroniPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Vercelli, Italy
29.6Ordained PriestMarius OuédraogoPriestBishop of Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso
28.4Ordained PriestJean-Baptiste Outhay ThepmanyPriest of Savannakhet, LaosVicar Apostolic
26.2Ordained PriestRicardo Pedro Paglia, M.S.C.Priest of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusBishop Emeritus of Pinheiro, Maranhão, Brazil
27.1Ordained PriestMetod PirihPriest of Koper, SloveniaBishop Emeritus
26.0Ordained PriestEngelbert SieblerPriest of München und Freising {Munich}, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
25.4Ordained PriestRémi Joseph Gustave Sainte-Marie, M. Afr.Priest of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)Archbishop Emeritus of Lilongwe, Malawi
23.5Ordained PriestLucio Soravito de FranceschiPriest of Udine, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Adria-Rovigo, Italy
23.3Ordained PriestAgostino SuperboPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Potenza-Muro Lucano-Marsico Nuovo, Italy
30.3Ordained PriestJean Sommeng VorachakPriest of Savannakhet, LaosVicar Apostolic
30 Jun24.1Ordained PriestMichael Gower ColemanPriestBishop Emeritus of Port Elizabeth, South Africa
29.0Ordained PriestPaul Jean-Marie DossaviPriestBishop of Aného, Togo
59.6AppointedRenato LuisiBishop of Nicastro, ItalyBishop Emeritus
65.7InstalledBl. Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria MontiniPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
24.9Ordained PriestCésar Ramón Ortega HerreraPriestBishop Emeritus of Barcelona, Venezuela
25.6Ordained PriestMario PacielloPriestBishop Emeritus of Altamura-Gravina-Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
28.2Ordained PriestIgnace Baguibassa Sambar-TalkenaPriestBishop Emeritus of Kara, Togo
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