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The Year of Our Lord 1967

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Dec42.6AppointedErnesto Alvarez Alvarez, S.D.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil, EcuadorArchbishop Emeritus of Cuenca, Ecuador
42.6AppointedErnesto Alvarez Alvarez, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of Megalopolis in ProconsulariArchbishop Emeritus of Cuenca, Ecuador
39.9AppointedLuis Armando Bambarén Gastelumendi, S.J.Auxiliary Bishop of Lima, PeruBishop Emeritus of Chimbote, Peru
39.9AppointedLuis Armando Bambarén Gastelumendi, S.J.Titular Bishop of SerteiBishop Emeritus of Chimbote, Peru
79.2DiedStanislaus Vincent BonaBishop of Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
33.8AppointedVicente Rodrigo Cisneros DuránAuxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil, EcuadorArchbishop Emeritus of Cuenca, Ecuador
33.8AppointedVicente Rodrigo Cisneros DuránTitular Bishop of Tigisi in MauretaniaArchbishop Emeritus of Cuenca, Ecuador
2 Dec58.4AppointedJoseph Bernard BruniniBishop of Natchez-Jackson, Mississippi, USABishop Emeritus of Jackson, Mississippi, USA
82.6AppointedRichard Oliver GerowTitular Bishop of VageataBishop Emeritus of Natchez-Jackson, Mississippi, USA
82.6RetiredRichard Oliver GerowBishop of Natchez-Jackson, Mississippi, USABishop Emeritus
27.5Ordained PriestGustavo Girón Higuita, O.C.D.Priest of Order of Discalced CarmelitesBishop of Tumaco, Colombia
55.7AppointedDavid Monas MaloneyBishop of Wichita, Kansas, USABishop Emeritus
47.3AppointedJerónimo José PodestáTitular Bishop of Horrea AniniciBishop Emeritus of Avellaneda, Argentina
47.3ResignedJerónimo José PodestáBishop of Avellaneda, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
24.0Ordained PriestLeonardo SandriPriest of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
56.7AppointedEldon Bernard SchusterBishop of Great Falls, Montana, USABishop Emeritus of Great Falls-Billings, Montana, USA
78.6DiedFrancis Joseph SpellmanCardinal, Archbishop of New York, New York, USA
29.7Ordained PriestJuan Horacio SuárezPriest of San Justo, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Gregorio de Laferrere, Argentina
3 Dec26.4Ordained PriestJuan Humberto Gutiérrez ValenciaPriest of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop
48.5Ordained BishopGiovanni MarianiTitular Archbishop of MissuaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Greece
24.0Ordained PriestJulio Enrique Prado BolañosPriestBishop of Pasto, Colombia
37.1Ordained BishopJoseph Bernard Louis Willigers, M.H.M. †Bishop of Jinja, UgandaBishop Emeritus
4 Dec51.6AppointedJean Albert Marie Auguste BernardAuxiliary Bishop of Besançon, FranceBishop Emeritus of Nancy (-Toul), France
51.6AppointedJean Albert Marie Auguste BernardTitular Bishop of Vicus TurrisBishop Emeritus of Nancy (-Toul), France
49.5AppointedAnthony Joseph EmeryAuxiliary Bishop of Birmingham, England, Great BritainBishop of Portsmouth, England, Great Britain
49.5AppointedAnthony Joseph EmeryTitular Bishop of TamallulaBishop of Portsmouth, England, Great Britain
50.9SelectedAnton HänggiBishop of Basel e Lugano, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, Switzerland
6 Dec26.3Ordained PriestBernard Blasius MorasPriest of Mangalore, IndiaArchbishop of Bangalore, India
45.7AppointedGerald MoverleyAuxiliary Bishop of Leeds, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus of Hallam, England, Great Britain
45.7AppointedGerald MoverleyTitular Bishop of Tinis in ProconsulariBishop Emeritus of Hallam, England, Great Britain
55.6AppointedRobert Louis Whelan, S.J. †Coadjutor Bishop of Fairbanks, Alaska, USABishop Emeritus
55.6AppointedRobert Louis Whelan, S.J. †Titular Bishop of SicilibbaBishop Emeritus of Fairbanks, Alaska, USA
8 Dec22.9ProfessedSeverino Batista de França, O.F.M. Cap.Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Nazaré, Pernambuco, Brazil
53.3Ordained BishopIppolito RotoliTitular Archbishop of ThibiucaApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Japan
54.9Ordained BishopPierluigi SartorelliTitular Archbishop of SeminaApostolic Pro-Nuncio Emeritus to Kenya
50.9Ordained BishopAntonio ZamaTitular Bishop of Blanda JuliaArchbishop of Sorrento-Castellammare di Stabia, Italy
9 Dec39.2AppointedKuriakose KunnacherryCoadjutor Bishop of Kottayam (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Kottayam (Syro-Malabarese), India
39.2AppointedKuriakose KunnacherryTitular Bishop of CephasArchbishop Emeritus of Kottayam (Syro-Malabarese), India
10 Dec53.2Ordained BishopPaolo MosconiTitular Archbishop of LegesApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Iraq
11 Dec40.7AppointedJosé López LaraBishop of Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca, MéxicoBishop of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, México
12 Dec38.7Ordained BishopJohn Raphael QuinnTitular Bishop of ThisiduoArchbishop Emeritus of San Francisco, California, USA
45.6Ordained BishopJohn Charles ReissTitular Bishop of SimidiccaBishop Emeritus of Trenton, New Jersey, USA
53.0Ordained BishopCesare ZacchiTitular Bishop of ZellaPresident Emeritus of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, Roman Curia
13 Dec27.7Ordained PriestRayappu JosephPriestBishop of Mannar, Sri Lanka
40.0Ordained BishopJames Patrick MahoneyBishop of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
57.4InstalledJohn Ahern TorpieBishop of Cairns, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
14 Dec59.1InstalledHarry Anselm ClinchBishop of Monterey in California, USABishop Emeritus
59.6AppointedPius Bonaventura Dlamini, F.F.J. †Auxiliary Bishop of Mariannhill, South Africa
59.6AppointedPius Bonaventura Dlamini, F.F.J. †Titular Bishop of UnizibiraAuxiliary Bishop of Mariannhill, South Africa
59.6ResignedPius Bonaventura Dlamini, F.F.J. †Bishop of Umzimkulu, South AfricaAuxiliary Bishop of Mariannhill, South Africa
15 Dec52.3AppointedAntonio InnocentiTitular Archbishop of AeclanumCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
52.3AppointedAntonio InnocentiApostolic Nuncio to ParaguayCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
54.6ResignedJohannes Schütte, S.V.D. †Superior General of Society of the Divine WordSuperior General Emeritus
16 Dec27.1Ordained PriestJosé María ArancedoPriestArchbishop of Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz, Argentina
39.6Ordained BishopPaulos Philoxinos AyyamkulangaraBishopAuxiliary Bishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankarese), India
28.0Ordained PriestFernando Antônio Figueiredo, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Santo Amaro, Sao Paulo, Brazil
70.5DiedAntonio RiberiCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Spain
27.0Ordained PriestMoacyr José Vitti, C.S.S. †Priest of Congregation of the Sacred StigmataArchbishop of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
17 Dec50.7Ordained BishopHubertus Cornelis Antonius ErnstBishop of Breda, NetherlandsBishop Emeritus
31.1Ordained PriestJaime Pedro GonçalvesPriest of Beira, MozambiqueArchbishop Emeritus of Beira, Mozambique
43.5Ordained BishopFrançois Kabangu wa MutelaBishop of Luebo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
18 Dec26.0Ordained PriestNoel Charles O’Regan, S.M.A.Priest of Society of African MissionsBishop Emeritus of Ndola, Zambia
20 Dec54.4DiedFrancis ChanBishop of Penang, Malaysia
50.9ConfirmedAnton HänggiBishop of Basel e Lugano, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, Switzerland
30.9Ordained PriestBosco PenhaPriest of Bombay, IndiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
27.5Ordained PriestRoger Lawrence Schwietz, O.M.I.Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateArchbishop of Anchorage, Alaska, USA
21 Dec29.8Ordained PriestJoseph Nguyên Tich DucPriestBishop Emeritus of Ban Mê Thuôt, Viet Nam
29.7Ordained PriestPierre Nguyên Văn NhonPriest of Ðà Lat, Viet NamArchbishop of Hà Nôi, Viet Nam
30.9Ordained PriestPierre Nguyên Van NhoPriestCoadjutor Bishop of Nha Trang, Viet Nam
26.7Ordained PriestBerard Toshio Oshikawa, O.F.M. Conv.Priest of Order of Friars Minor ConventualBishop of Naha, Japan
22 Dec29.5Ordained PriestAngelo Amato, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
26.2Ordained PriestLeo Murphy Drona, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of San Pablo, Philippines
58.0AppointedNicholas Thomas ElkoTitular Archbishop of DaraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
27.3Ordained PriestGaetano Galbusera Fumagalli, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoVicar Apostolic of Pucallpa, Peru
26.0Ordained PriestLuis Felipe Gallardo Martín del Campo, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Veracruz, México
52.5AppointedStephen John KociskoBishop of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania, USA
25.1ProfessedGiovanni (João) Risatti, P.I.M.E. †Member of Pontifical Institute for Foreign MissionsBishop of Macapá, Amapa, Brazil
23 Dec27.2Ordained PriestAntonio Ángel Algora HernandoPriest of Madrid, SpainBishop of Ciudad Real, Spain
25.3Ordained PriestYvon AmbroisePriest of Pondicherry and Cuddalore, IndiaBishop of Tuticorin, India
54.3AppointedHugo Mark Gerbermann, M.M. †Bishop of Huehuetenango, GuatemalaBishop Emeritus
79.9DiedAlfredo PaciniCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
24 Dec25.7Ordained PriestLuis Augusto Castro Quiroga, I.M.C.Priest of Consolata MissionariesArchbishop of Tunja, Colombia
45.8AppointedGiovanni GravelliTitular Archbishop of SuasApostolic Nuncio to Dominican Republic
45.8AppointedGiovanni GravelliApostolic Nuncio to BoliviaApostolic Nuncio to Dominican Republic
25 Dec34.0Ordained PriestEmmanuel DabbaghianPriest of Institut du Clergé Patriarcal de BzommarArchbishop of Baghdad (Armenian), Iraq
26 Dec66.2DiedMichael William HyleBishop of Wilmington, Delaware, USA
27 Dec76.8DiedLuigi FaveriBishop of Tivoli, Italy
28 Dec56.4ResignedAmadeu González Ferreiros, O. de M. †Prelate of São Raimundo Nonato, Piaui, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
29 Dec27.4Ordained PriestBenjamin D. de Jesus, O.M.I. †Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateVicar Apostolic of Jolo, Philippines
30 Dec85.2DiedGeorges-Auguste LouisBishop Emeritus of Périgueux (-Sarlat), France
45.4AppointedAlfredo Torres RomeroAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal DistrictBishop of Toluca, México, México
45.4AppointedAlfredo Torres RomeroTitular Bishop of Vegesela in ByzacenaBishop of Toluca, México, México
31 Dec26.0Ordained PriestAndré Jean René Lacrampe, Ist. del PradoPriest of Istituto del PradoArchbishop Emeritus of Besançon, France
25.4Ordained PriestLouis Portella MbuyuPriestBishop of Kinkala, Congo

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