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The Year of Our Lord 1966

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown78.0DiedGaudenzio Barlassina, I.M.C. †Prefect Emeritus of Kaffa, Ethiopia
52.0ResignedLeonard Carrieri, SS.CC. †Superior General of Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and MarySuperior General Emeritus
58.4AppointedAlberto CastelliVice President of the Pontifical Council for the LaityVice President Emeritus
72.4AppointedCarlo ConfalonieriPro-Prefect of the Sacred Consistorial CongregationCardinal, Dean of the College of Cardinals
65.0ResignedMaurus Valiyaparampil, C.M.I. †Prior General of Carmelites of Mary ImmaculatePrior General Emeritus
59.5RetiredJohn Jarlath Dooley, S.S.C.M.E. †Official of the Secretariat of StateOfficial Emeritus
74.3AppointedFrancisco Xavier da Piedade RebelloApostolic Administrator of Goa e Damão, IndiaApostolic Administrator Emeritus
55.7AppointedAchille Marie Joseph GlorieuxSecretary of the Pontifical Council for the LaityApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Egypt, Arab Republic of
ResignedPedro Celestino Gusi y Rosell, O.S.B. †Superior General of Order of Saint BenedictSuperior General Emeritus
79.0RetiredFrancesco LardoneApostolic Internuncio to TurkeyApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
64.1ResignedTito ManciniAuxiliary Bishop of Ostia, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
DiedRaimondo Enrico Martín, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of Iles Saint-Pierre et Miquelon
77.0ResignedTeobaldo Moscatelli, O. Cist. †Abbot of Order of CisterciansAbbot Emeritus
77.0ResignedMaurus (Josef) Riha, O.S.B. †Abbot of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot Emeritus
50.8AppointedJoseph SipendiApostolic Administrator of Zanzibar e Pemba, TanzaniaBishop of Moshi, Tanzania
52.5AppointedJosé ThurlerAuxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Chapecó, Santa Catarina, Brazil
49.5AppointedAlberto Trevisan, S.A.C. †Auxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
1 Jan26.2Ordained PriestJésus RochaPriest of Brasília, Distrito Federal, BrazilBishop of Oliveira, Minas Gerais, Brazil
2 Jan28.8Ordained PriestAnthony Lee Kok HinPriest of Miri, MalaysiaBishop Emeritus of Miri, Malaysia
3 Jan59.8ConfirmedGabriel BattaArchbishop of Diarbekir (Amida) (Chaldean), TurkeyArchbishop Emeritus
84.6ConfirmedAugustin Bea, S.J. †Cardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
57.1ConfirmedGabriel KodaBishop of Zaku (Chaldean), IraqArchbishop Emeritus of Kerkūk (Chaldean), Iraq
50.3AppointedCândido Rubens Padín, O.S.B. †Bishop of Lorena, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Bauru, Sao Paulo, Brazil
49.9AppointedCharles-Auguste-Marie PatyAuxiliary Bishop of Luçon, FranceBishop Emeritus
49.9AppointedCharles-Auguste-Marie PatyTitular Bishop of TingariaBishop Emeritus of Luçon, France
4 Jan74.0DiedJuan Manuel González ArbeláezArchbishop Emeritus of Popayán, Colombia
56.7AppointedLino ZaniniApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic ofOfficial Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
5 Jan53.7ResignedLeo Cornelli, O.S.B. †Abbot General of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot General Emeritus
6 Jan31.6Ordained PriestEdward Robert AdamsPriestBishop Emeritus of Oudtshoorn, South Africa
25.0Ordained PriestMarcel Honorat Léon AgbotonPriest of Porto Novo, BeninArchbishop Emeritus of Cotonou, Benin
55.7AppointedThomas Michel BidawidArchbishop of Ahwaz (Chaldean), IranAuxiliary Bishop of Baghdad (Chaldean), Iraq
28.0Ordained PriestJoseph Bolangi Egwanga Ediba TasamePriest of Budjala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
24.0Ordained PriestEvariste NgoyagoyePriest of Bujumbura, BurundiArchbishop of Bujumbura, Burundi
49.2Ordained BishopHarold Robert Perry, S.V.D. †Titular Bishop of Mons in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
58.7Ordained BishopJoseph Pham Van ThiênBishop of Phú Cuong, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
27.6Ordained PriestMax John RodriguesPriestBishop of Hyderabad in Pakistan
28.4Ordained PriestPhilip SulumetiPriest of Kisumu, KenyaBishop of Kakamega, Kenya
26.4Ordained PriestJohn Tong HonPriest of Hong Kong [Xianggang], ChinaCardinal, Bishop
63.8Ordained BishopFrançois-Xavier Trân Thanh KhanTitular Bishop of NumluliAuxiliary Bishop of Saigon, Viet Nam
7 Jan50.5AppointedJames Francis CarneyAuxiliary Bishop of Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaArchbishop
50.5AppointedJames Francis CarneyTitular Bishop of OboriArchbishop of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
8 Jan57.2InstalledSimon N’Zita Wa Ne MalandaBishop of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
9 Jan52.0Ordained BishopBarthélemy-Pierre-Joseph-Marie-Henri Hanrion, O.F.M. †Bishop of Dapango, TogoBishop Emeritus of Dapaong, Togo
49.3Ordained BishopJoseph Lê Van ÂnBishop of Xuân Lôc, Viet Nam
BornJoseph Mlola, ALCP/OSSMashati RomboBishop of Kigoma, Tanzania
44.7Ordained BishopArturo Salazar Mejia, O.A.R. †Titular Bishop of Avitta BibbaBishop Emeritus of Pasto, Colombia
10 Jan28.6Ordained PriestVictor Dovi HounnakéPriestBishop of Aného, Togo
11 JanAppointedAlfonso Robledo de Manizales, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of San Andrés y Providencia, Colombia
12 Jan69.8DiedManuel Hurtado y GarcíaBishop of Tarazona, Spain
50.1AppointedThomas Ambrose TschoepeBishop of San Angelo, Texas, USABishop Emeritus of Dallas, Texas, USA
13 Jan49.6AppointedAnselmo Zarza BernalBishop of León, Guanajuato, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
14 Jan48.2Ordained BishopAmilcare PasiniTitular Bishop of ZallataBishop Emeritus of Parma (-Fontevivo), Italy
16 Jan50.1AppointedLuigi MaffeoArchbishop of Italy, Military
50.1AppointedLuigi MaffeoTitular Archbishop of Castellum in NumidiaArchbishop of Italy, Military
47.3Ordained BishopSalvatore PappalardoTitular Archbishop of MiletusCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Palermo, Italy
17 Jan65.4DiedArmand Clabaut, O.M.I. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Baie d’Hudson {Hudson Bay}, Manitoba, CanadaCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic
21 Jan BornOmar de Jesús Mejía GiraldoEl SantuarioBishop of Florencia, Colombia
23 Jan52.0Ordained BishopIsmael Blas Rolón Silvero, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of Furnos MaiorArchbishop Emeritus of Asunción, Paraguay
24 Jan50.9AppointedMarius-Félix-Antoine MaziersCoadjutor Archbishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), FranceArchbishop Emeritus
50.9AppointedMarius-Félix-Antoine MaziersTitular Archbishop of ZicaArchbishop Emeritus of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
44.4AppointedPaul-Marie François Rousset, Ist. del PradoAuxiliary Bishop of Lyon (-Vienne), FranceBishop Emeritus of Saint-Etienne, France
44.4AppointedPaul-Marie François Rousset, Ist. del PradoTitular Bishop of UtimmaBishop Emeritus of Saint-Etienne, France
25 Jan43.8Ordained BishopJosé Eduardo Alvarez Ramírez, C.M. †Titular Bishop of TabuniaBishop Emeritus of San Miguel, El Salvador
60.3Ordained BishopJames Philip Mulvihill, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of Caput CillaBishop Emeritus of Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
46.7Ordained BishopJerome Arthur (Gerolamo) Pechillo, T.O.R. †Titular Bishop of Nova SparsaAuxiliary Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, USA
85.1DiedEliseu Van de Weijer, O. Carm. †Prelate Emeritus of Paracatu, Minas Gerais, Brazil
26 Jan64.3AppointedGabriel-Marie GarronePro-Prefect of the Congregation of Seminaries and UniversitiesCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Culture
27 Jan67.8AppointedJustin Abraham Najmy, B.A. †Patriarchal Exarch of United States of America (Melkite Greek)
67.8AppointedJustin Abraham Najmy, B.A. †Titular Bishop of Augustopolis in PhrygiaPatriarchal Exarch of United States of America (Melkite Greek)
57.0DiedAloysius Louis Scheerer, O.P. †Bishop of Multan, Pakistan
45.3AppointedFrancis Mansour ZayekBishop of United States of America (Maronite)Bishop Emeritus of Saint Maron of Brooklyn (Maronite), New York, USA
29 Jan45.9AppointedJames William MaloneApostolic Administrator of Youngstown, Ohio, USABishop Emeritus
30 Jan49.5Ordained BishopOlimpo Santiago MaresmaTitular Bishop of GegiArchbishop of Mendoza, Argentina
51.0Ordained BishopFranciszek MusielTitular Bishop of TamataAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Częstochowa, Poland
1 Feb54.2AppointedNicola Agnozzi, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Ndola, ZambiaBishop Emeritus of Ariano Irpino-Lacedonia, Italy
53.3AppointedAnthony Rayappa ArulappaArchbishop of Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor), IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
46.5AppointedSamuel Emmanuel Carter, S.J. †Auxiliary Bishop of Kingston in Jamaica, AntillesArchbishop Emeritus
46.5AppointedSamuel Emmanuel Carter, S.J. †Titular Bishop of CenculianaArchbishop Emeritus of Kingston in Jamaica, Antilles
40.5AppointedThomas Stewart, S.S.C.M.E. †Bishop of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
2 Feb52.2Ordained BishopPatrick Joseph CaseyTitular Bishop of SufarBishop Emeritus of Brentwood, England, Great Britain
75.2DiedMario Civelli, P.I.M.E. †Bishop of Jixian [Weihwei], China
23.2Solemn ProfessedIrineu Gassen, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Vacaria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
27.5Ordained PriestGeorges Kahhalé Zouhaïraty, B.A.Priest of Ordre Basilien Alépin (Melkite Greek)Apostolic Exarch of Venezuela (Melkite Greek)
60.7AppointedLuigi PunzoloApostolic Pro-Nuncio to SyriaApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Velletri, Italy
3 Feb46.2AppointedAntónio de Castro Xavier MonteiroArchbishop (Personal Title), Auxiliary of Lisboa {Lisbon}, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Lamego, Portugal
46.2AppointedAntónio de Castro Xavier MonteiroTitular Archbishop of MityleneBishop Emeritus of Lamego, Portugal
60.0DiedPio Agostino Crivellari, O.F.M. †Bishop of Trivento, Italy
6 Feb42.4Ordained BishopGabino Peral de la Torre, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Castellum RipaeVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Iquitos, Peru
26.1Ordained PriestCarlos Prada SanmiguelPriest of Bucaramanga, ColombiaBishop Emeritus of Duitama-Sogamoso, Colombia
48.0Ordained BishopIgnacy Marcin TokarczukBishop of Przemyśl, PolandArchbishop Emeritus of Przemyśl, Poland
7 Feb50.2AppointedAngelo Félix MugnolAuxiliary Bishop of Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop of Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
50.2AppointedAngelo Félix MugnolTitular Bishop of NicivesBishop of Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
52.3AppointedJohn Joseph Thomas RyanArchbishop of Anchorage, Alaska, USAArchbishop Emeritus of United States of America, Military
9 Feb61.4Ordained BishopAlfred Cuthbert Gumbinger, O.F.M. Cap. †Archbishop of Izmir (Smirne), Turkey
75.3AppointedAlfredo OttavianiPro-Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the FaithCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
10 Feb65.1DiedGiuseppe BurzioApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Cuba
57.5AppointedCorrado UrsiCoadjutor Bishop of Potenza e Marsico Nuovo, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
58.8DiedWilliam Patrick Whelan, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Bloemfontein, South Africa
11 Feb50.6Ordained BishopJames Francis CarneyTitular Bishop of OboriArchbishop of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
48.3Ordained BishopAugustine HarrisTitular Bishop of SociaBishop Emeritus of Middlesbrough, England, Great Britain
42.8AppointedDino TrabalziniAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Cosenza-Bisignano, Italy
42.8AppointedDino TrabalziniTitular Bishop of MunatianaArchbishop Emeritus of Cosenza-Bisignano, Italy
51.0AppointedOscar ZaneraAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
51.0AppointedOscar ZaneraTitular Bishop of SuristaAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
12 Feb50.2Ordained BishopGirolamo Maria Casalini, O.S.M. †Bishop of Manzini, SwazilandBishop Emeritus
54.2AppointedHonorato Piazera, S.C.I. †Coadjutor Bishop of Lages, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus
54.2AppointedHonorato Piazera, S.C.I. †Titular Bishop of Castellum IabarBishop Emeritus of Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil
14 Feb48.8AppointedRicardo Durand Flórez, S.J. †Bishop of Cuzco, PeruBishop Emeritus of Callao, Peru
15 Feb46.1AppointedDonaldo Chávez NúñezAuxiliary Bishop of Managua, NicaraguaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
46.1AppointedDonaldo Chávez NúñezTitular Bishop of Giru MonsAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Managua, Nicaragua
51.0AppointedProsper Paul Dodds, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Saint-Louis du Sénégal
74.4AppointedEmile Maurice GuerryTitular Archbishop of OctavaArchbishop Emeritus of Cambrai, France
74.4RetiredEmile Maurice GuerryArchbishop of Cambrai, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
61.6SucceededHenri-Martin-Félix JennyArchbishop of Cambrai, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
43.8AppointedStephen Kim Sou-hwanBishop of Masan, Korea (South)Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Seoul, Korea (South)
55.1AppointedStanislaus LokuangArchbishop of Taipei, TaiwanArchbishop Emeritus
39.7AppointedJames Edward Michaels, S.S.C.M.E. †Auxiliary Bishop of Kwangju, Korea (South)Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, USA
39.7AppointedJames Edward Michaels, S.S.C.M.E. †Titular Bishop of VerbeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, USA
75.3ResignedThomas Tien Ken-hsin (Tienchensing), S.V.D. †Apostolic Administrator of Taipei, TaiwanCardinal, Archbishop of Beijing [Peking], China
54.6AppointedFrancisco Juan VénneraTitular Bishop of IubaltianaBishop Emeritus of San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Argentina
54.6ResignedFrancisco Juan VénneraBishop of San Nicolás de los Arroyos, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
16 Feb79.5AppointedNicola CapassoTitular Bishop of ZabaBishop Emeritus of Acerra, Italy
79.5RetiredNicola CapassoBishop of Acerra, ItalyBishop Emeritus
54.9AppointedBruno Bernard HeimApostolic Pro-Nuncio to FinlandApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
19 Feb69.6AppointedFerdinando Giuseppe Antonelli, O.F.M. †Titular Archbishop of IdicraCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
57.7SucceededAdolfo Luís Bossi, O.F.M. Cap. †Prelate of São José do Grajaú, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
80.0RetiredEmiliano Giuseppe Lonati, O.F.M. Cap. †Prelate of São José do Grajaú, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
67.8AppointedGiacomo ViolardoTitular Archbishop of SatafiCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Congregation of the Discipline of the Sacraments
20 Feb75.4DiedPaul Louis Marie Audren, M.E.P. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Yünnanfu, China
23.5Ordained PriestOsvaldo PadillaPriestApostolic Nuncio to Korea
21 Feb48.1AppointedMarcelo González MartínCoadjutor Archbishop of Barcelona, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Toledo, Spain
48.1AppointedMarcelo González MartínTitular Archbishop of Casae MedianaeCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Toledo, Spain
22 Feb66.7DiedJoseph Kiwánuka, M. Afr. †Archbishop of Rubaga, Uganda
23 Feb BornJohannes WübbeLengerichAuxiliary Bishop of Osnabrück, Germany
24 Feb96.6DiedDionigio CasaroliArchbishop of Gaeta, Italy
61.4SucceededLorenzo GargiuloArchbishop of Gaeta, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
26 Feb59.4AppointedMiguel BalaguerBishop of Tacuarembó, UruguayBishop Emeritus
49.9AppointedAntonio CorsoBishop of Maldonado-Punta del Este, Uruguay
56.0AppointedCarlos Parteli KellerCoadjutor Archbishop of Montevideo, UruguayArchbishop Emeritus
56.0AppointedCarlos Parteli KellerTitular Archbishop of Turris in MauretaniaArchbishop Emeritus of Montevideo, Uruguay
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