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The Year of Our Lord 1968

Bishop Events

July to August


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Jul43.1Ordained BishopGregory Yong Sooi NgeanBishop of Penang, MalaysiaArchbishop Emeritus of Singapore
2 Jul77.2AppointedCarlo AllorioTitular Bishop of FormiaeBishop Emeritus of Pavia, Italy
77.2RetiredCarlo AllorioBishop of Pavia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
74.2DiedFrancis John BrennanCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Discipline of the Sacraments
49.5Ordained BishopTimothy Joseph HarringtonTitular Bishop of RusucaBishop Emeritus of Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
47.5Ordained BishopHenri Lugagne-DelponBishop of Pamiers (-Couserans-Mirepoix), France
3 Jul45.0AppointedEnrique A. Angelelli CarlettiBishop of La Rioja, Argentina
53.4AppointedMathias Dionys Albert Paul DefreggerAuxiliary Bishop of München und Freising {Munich}, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
53.4AppointedMathias Dionys Albert Paul DefreggerTitular Bishop of Vicus AteriiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
54.6AppointedHoracio Arturo Gómez DávilaTitular Bishop of RuspaeBishop Emeritus of La Rioja, Argentina
54.6ResignedHoracio Arturo Gómez DávilaBishop of La Rioja, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
33.5Ordained PriestAssis LopesPriest of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
28.7Ordained PriestJoão Bosco Oliver de FariaPriest of Pouso Alegre, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
26.5Ordained PriestJosé Palmeira LessaPriestArchbishop of Aracajú, Sergipe, Brazil
70.4AppointedWładysław SuszyńskiApostolic Administrator of Vilnius, Lithuania
59.6AppointedErnst Tewes, C.O. †Auxiliary Bishop of München und Freising {Munich}, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
59.6AppointedErnst Tewes, C.O. †Titular Bishop of Villamagna in ProconsulariAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
5 Jul91.5DiedEnrique Pla y DenielCardinal, Archbishop of Toledo, Spain
6 Jul57.7AppointedAntonio Giuseppe AngioniBishop of Pavia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
25.2Ordained PriestIsidro Barrio BarrioPriest of Burgos, SpainBishop of Huancavélica, Peru
62.2Ordained BishopAlois BremsBishop of Eichstätt, GermanyBishop Emeritus
26.0Ordained PriestNorbert BrunnerPriest of Sion {Sitten}, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
23.5Ordained PriestAndré de WittePriestBishop of Ruy Barbosa (Rui Barbosa), Bahia, Brazil
59.9AppointedFelicissimo Stefano Tinivella, O.F.M. †Titular Archbishop of BellicastrumArchbishop Emeritus of Ancona e Numana, Italy
59.9ResignedFelicissimo Stefano Tinivella, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Ancona e Numana, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
7 Jul24.5Ordained PriestGianni AmbrosioPriest of Vercelli, ItalyBishop of Piacenza-Bobbio, Italy
54.5InstalledMaurice John DingmanBishop of Des Moines, Iowa, USABishop Emeritus
23.9Ordained PriestEusebio Ignacio Hernández Sola, O.A.R.Priest of Order of Augustinian RecollectsBishop of Tarazona, Spain
8 Jul25.8Ordained PriestGonzalo Duarte García de Cortázar, SS.CC.Priest of Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and MaryBishop of Valparaíso, Chile
12 Jul43.8AppointedCesare AsiliBishop of Lira, Uganda
96.1DiedFrancesco MoranoCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santi Cosma e Damiano
54.5AppointedJacques Nguyên Van MâuBishop of Vinh Long, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
62.3AppointedAntoine Nguyên Van ThienTitular Bishop of HispellumBishop Emeritus of Vinh Long, Viet Nam
62.3ResignedAntoine Nguyên Van ThienBishop of Vinh Long, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
83.9DiedJosé de la Cruz Turcios y Barahona, S.D.B. †Archbishop Emeritus of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
13 Jul24.6Ordained PriestAntonio BuoncristianiPriestArchbishop of Siena-Colle di Val d’Elsa-Montalcino, Italy
25.8Ordained PriestPaulo Antônio de ContoPriest of Santa Cruz do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop of Montenegro, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
27.8Ordained PriestGentil DelázariPriestBishop of Sinop, Mato Grosso, Brazil
14 Jul23.8Solemn ProfessedCharles Joseph Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinArchbishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
23.4Ordained PriestEmiliano Antonio Cisneros Martínez, O.A.R.Priest of Order of Augustinian RecollectsBishop of Chachapoyas, Peru
23.4Ordained PriestJulio María Elías Montoya, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorVicar Apostolic of El Beni o Beni, Bolivia
26.3Ordained PriestJoseph Everard Harris, C.S.Sp.Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritArchbishop of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
50.8Ordained BishopEnrique Pélach y FeliúBishop of Abancay, PeruBishop Emeritus
26.3Ordained PriestJorge Enrique Serpa PérezPriest of San Cristobal de la Habana, CubaBishop of Pinar del Rio, Cuba
26.1Ordained PriestBarry Alexander Anthony Wood, O.M.I.Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateAuxiliary Bishop of Durban, South Africa
15 Jul45.8AppointedJohn Paul ElfordAuxiliary Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USAFormer Auxiliary Bishop-Elect
45.8AppointedJohn Paul ElfordTitular Bishop of AcropolisFormer Auxiliary Bishop-Elect of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USA
38.3AppointedFrancis Joseph GossmanAuxiliary Bishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USABishop Emeritus of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
38.3AppointedFrancis Joseph GossmanTitular Bishop of AguntumBishop Emeritus of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
55.1AppointedHenri Marie Charles GuffletPrelate of Mission de France o Pontigny, FranceBishop Emeritus of Limoges, France
48.4AppointedPierre MamieAuxiliary Bishop of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg), SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
48.4AppointedPierre MamieTitular Bishop of OtriculumBishop Emeritus of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg), Switzerland
64.2ResignedGabriel Auguste François MartyPrelate of Mission de France o Pontigny, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Paris, France
75.5AppointedBryan Joseph McEntegartTitular Archbishop of GabiiBishop Emeritus of Brooklyn, New York, USA
75.5RetiredBryan Joseph McEntegartBishop of Brooklyn, New York, USABishop Emeritus
54.1AppointedFrancis John MugaveroBishop of Brooklyn, New York, USABishop Emeritus
16 Jul54.5InstalledThomas Andrew DonnellanArchbishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
24.5Ordained PriestMartin DrennanPriest of Ossory, IrelandBishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh, Ireland
47.3AppointedJosé GomesBishop of Chapecó, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus
42.5AppointedAdriani MkobaApostolic Administrator of Zanzibar e Pemba, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus of Morogoro, Tanzania
17 Jul BornCarlos Alberto Correa MartínezMedellínVicar Apostolic of Guapi, Colombia
47.3Ordained BishopEdmund Joseph Fernando, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of IgilgiliBishop Emeritus of Badulla, Sri Lanka
35.6Ordained BishopOswald Thomas Colman GomisTitular Bishop of MuliaArchbishop Emeritus of Colombo, Sri Lanka
19 Jul51.2AppointedPaul Francis AndersonCoadjutor Bishop of Duluth, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus
51.2AppointedPaul Francis AndersonTitular Bishop of PolinianumBishop Emeritus of Duluth, Minnesota, USA
21.3Solemn ProfessedFortunato Pablo Urcey, O.A.R.Member of Order of Augustinian RecollectsPrelate of Chota, Peru
20 Jul26.8ProfessedHéctor Guerrero Córdova, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoPrelate of Mixes, Oaxaca, México
21 Jul24.1Ordained PriestSevastianos RossolatosPriest of Syros (e Milos), GreeceArchbishop of Athēnai {Athens}, Greece
22 Jul51.2AppointedJosé María Cirarda LachiondoBishop of Santander, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Pamplona y Tudela, Spain
57.8DiedLoras Thomas LaneBishop of Rockford, Illinois, USA
47.3AppointedJosé Méndez AsensioBishop of Tarazona, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Granada, Spain
23 Jul80.0AppointedEnrique Delgado y GómezTitular Archbishop of BitettumArchbishop Emeritus of Pamplona (-Tudela), Spain
80.0RetiredEnrique Delgado y GómezArchbishop of Pamplona (-Tudela), SpainArchbishop Emeritus
64.7AppointedArturo Tabera Araoz, C.M.F. †Archbishop of Pamplona (-Tudela), SpainCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Affairs of Religious
24 Jul48.8Ordained BishopFrancisco Raval CrucesTitular Bishop of TambeaeArchbishop Emeritus of Zamboanga, Philippines
45.9AppointedRamón Malla CallBishop of Lérida, SpainBishop Emeritus of Lleida, Spain
39.9AppointedJoseph Crescent McKinneyAuxiliary Bishop of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
39.9AppointedJoseph Crescent McKinneyTitular Bishop of LeontiumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
53.5AppointedPascàsio Rettler, O.F.M. †Bishop of Bacabal, Maranho, BrazilBishop Emeritus
27.9Ordained PriestYannis Spiteris, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinArchbishop of Corfù, Zante e Cefalonia, Greece
25 Jul52.5Ordained BishopChristophe AdimouBishop of Lokossa, BeninArchbishop Emeritus of Cotonou, Benin
56.6AppointedStephen McGill, P.S.S. †Bishop of Paisley, Scotland, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
27 Jul25.7Ordained PriestIrineu Gassen, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Vacaria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
28 Jul47.9Ordained BishopJosé Cerviño CerviñoTitular Bishop of BenepotaBishop Emeritus of Tui-Vigo, Spain
55.1Ordained BishopMariano Gutiérrez Salazar, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of BamaccoraVicar Apostolic of Caroní, Venezuela
81.6DiedÁngel Herrera OriaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Málaga, Spain
29 Jul52.4AppointedMichael Joseph DudickBishop of Passaic (Ruthenian), New Jersey, USABishop Emeritus
45.7AppointedAbraham D. Mattam, C.V.Archiepiscopal Exarch of Satna (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaBishop Emeritus of Satna (Syro-Malabarese), India
55.4AppointedJanuarius Paul Palathuruthy, C.M.I. †Apostolic Exarch of Chanda (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaBishop Emeritus of Chanda (Syro-Malabarese), India
46.7AppointedJohn Perumattam, M.S.T.A. †Apostolic Exarch of Ujjain (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaBishop Emeritus of Ujjain (Syro-Malabarese), India
59.3AppointedClement Thottungal, C.M.I. †Archiepiscopal Exarch of Sagar (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaBishop Emeritus of Sagar (Syro-Malabarese), India
30 Jul65.4AppointedGiuseppe MartinoliApostolic Administrator of Lugano, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
65.4AppointedGiuseppe MartinoliTitular Bishop of CamplumBishop Emeritus of Lugano, Switzerland
31 JulAppointedMichael Di Simone, C.P. †Prefect of Sekadau, Indonesia
94.7DiedCarlos María Javier de la TorreCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Quito, Ecuador
3 Aug29.6Ordained PriestLucas AbadamlooraPriest of Navrongo, GhanaBishop of Navrongo-Bolgatanga, Ghana
41.3AppointedLeo Rajendram AntonyAuxiliary Bishop of Jaffna, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus of Trincomalee-Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
41.3AppointedLeo Rajendram AntonyTitular Bishop of FissianaBishop Emeritus of Trincomalee-Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
28.6Ordained PriestPaul BemilePriest of Wa, GhanaBishop
56.1AppointedJoseph Byeong Hwa ChangBishop of Masan, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
BornAndrew Harmon CozzensStamford, CTAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
27.3Ordained PriestVincent Valentine Egwuchukwu Ezeonyia, C.S.Sp.Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop of Aba, Nigeria
26.8Ordained PriestAntónio Vitalino Fernandes Dantas, O. Carm.Priest of Order of Our Lady of Mt. CarmelBishop of Beja, Portugal
71.6AppointedRaymond Larose, C.S.C. †Titular Bishop of ThysdrusBishop Emeritus of Chittagong, Bangladesh
71.6ResignedRaymond Larose, C.S.C. †Bishop of Chittagong, BangladeshBishop Emeritus
45.0AppointedAntonio QuarracinoBishop of Avellaneda, ArgentinaCardinal, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
37.9AppointedJoachim J. Rozario, C.S.C. †Bishop of Chittagong, BangladeshBishop Emeritus
53.3AppointedBruno TorpiglianiApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Democratic Republic ofApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Philippines
48.5AppointedVicente Faustino ZazpeCoadjutor Archbishop of Santa Fe, ArgentinaArchbishop
48.5AppointedVicente Faustino ZazpeTitular Archbishop of AquavivaArchbishop of Santa Fe, Argentina
4 Aug48.3InstalledJosé de Aquino PereiraBishop of Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
5 Aug55.6AppointedCarlo MaccariArchbishop of Ancona e Numana, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Ancona-Osimo, Italy
7 Aug72.6DiedHeinrich Suso (Lorenz) Groner, O. Cist. †Abbot of Wettingen-Mehrerau, Austria
8 Aug38.8Ordained BishopVicente Ataviado y TumaladBishop of Maasin, Philippines
13 Aug82.0AppointedJuan María Navarrete y GuerreroTitular Archbishop of VulturariaArchbishop Emeritus of Hermosillo, Sonora, México
82.0RetiredJuan María Navarrete y GuerreroArchbishop of Hermosillo, Sonora, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
BornJorge Ángel Saldías Pedraza, O.P.Buena Vista-La ArboledaAuxiliary Bishop of La Paz, Bolivia
46.6AppointedArturo Antonio Szymanski RamírezBishop of Tampico, Tamaulipas, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of San Luis Potosí, México
14 Aug38.8InstalledVicente Ataviado y TumaladBishop of Maasin, Philippines
92.3DiedAugusto Álvaro da SilvaCardinal, Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
65.8DiedKarol PękalaAuxiliary Bishop of Tarnów, Poland
15 Aug23.3Ordained PriestPio Gonçalo Alves de SouzaPriest of Braga, PortugalAuxiliary Bishop of Porto, Portugal
50.2Ordained BishopJorge Manuel LópezTitular Bishop of AusafaArchbishop Emeritus of Rosario, Argentina
58.5AppointedBenvenuto MatteucciApostolic Administrator of Pisa, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
58.5AppointedBenvenuto MatteucciTitular Bishop of Forum PopiliiArchbishop Emeritus of Pisa, Italy
23.8Ordained PriestIoan RobuPriestArchbishop of Bucarest {Bucureşti}, Romania
22.0ProfessedGiuseppe Sandri, M.C.C.I.Member of Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of JesusBishop of Witbank, South Africa
16 Aug67.8DiedJosé André CoimbraBishop of Patos de Minas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
17 Aug BornUrban Federer, O.S.B.Zurigo-FlunternAbbot of Maria Einsiedeln, Switzerland
70.9DiedJohn Francis Greif, M.H.M. †Bishop of Tororo, Uganda
46.6AppointedCharles Henri LévesqueBishop of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Québec, Canada
56.9AppointedPhilippe Lussier, C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of MutugennaBishop Emeritus of Saint Paul in Alberta, Canada
56.9ResignedPhilippe Lussier, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Saint Paul in Alberta, CanadaBishop Emeritus
18 Aug48.5SucceededCarlos Quintero ArceArchbishop of Hermosillo, Sonora, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
19 Aug58.3AppointedDenys Philippe BeilounéArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Syrian), Syria
34.6SelectedKassian (Otto) Lauterer, O. Cist.Abbot of Wettingen-Mehrerau, AustriaAbbot Emeritus
37.4AppointedJames OdongoBishop of Tororo, UgandaArchbishop Emeritus of Tororo, Uganda
50.7AppointedArthur Joseph O’NeillBishop of Rockford, Illinois, USABishop Emeritus
20 Aug59.6AppointedClément Abdulla Eliane RahalArchbishop of Damas (Syrian), Syria
80.9AppointedIwannis Georges StétéTitular Archbishop of BostraArchbishop Emeritus of Damas (Syrian), Syria
80.9RetiredIwannis Georges StétéArchbishop of Damas (Syrian), SyriaArchbishop Emeritus
22 Aug24.5Ordained PriestFlavio Calle ZapataPriestArchbishop of Ibagué, Colombia
64.5InstalledClarence Edward ElwellBishop of Columbus, Ohio, USA
29.8Ordained PriestEulises González SánchezPriest of Girardot, ColombiaVicar Apostolic of San Andrés y Providencia, Colombia
25.8Ordained PriestJorge Leonardo Gómez Serna, O.P.Priest of Order of Friars PreachersBishop Emeritus of Magangué, Colombia
25.1Ordained PriestLuis Antonio Nova RochaPriest of Facatativá, ColombiaBishop
45.7Ordained BishopPaul John O’ByrneBishop of Calgary, Alberta, CanadaBishop Emeritus
24 Aug45.1InstalledEnrique A. Angelelli CarlettiBishop of La Rioja, Argentina
29.2Ordained PriestAlexio Churu MuchabaiwaPriestBishop of Mutare, Zimbabwe
26 Aug54.4AppointedEmilio Benavent EscuínCoadjutor Archbishop of Granada, SpainBishop Emeritus of Spain, Military
54.4AppointedEmilio Benavent EscuínTitular Archbishop of TiburniaBishop Emeritus of Spain, Military
27 Aug19.9ProfessedMario Alberto Molina Palma, O.A.R.Member of Order of Augustinian RecollectsArchbishop of Los Altos Quetzaltenango-Totonicapán, Guatemala
46.9AppointedGirolamo PrigioneTitular Archbishop of LauriacumApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to México
46.9AppointedGirolamo PrigioneApostolic Nuncio to El SalvadorApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to México
46.9AppointedGirolamo PrigioneApostolic Nuncio to GuatemalaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to México
28 Aug49.9Ordained BishopJohn Joseph FitzpatrickTitular Bishop of CenaeBishop Emeritus of Brownsville, Texas, USA
31 Aug53.5ConfirmedBruno Roberto D’Amore, O.S.B. †Apostolic Administrator of Montevergine, Italy
34.6ConfirmedKassian (Otto) Lauterer, O. Cist.Abbot of Wettingen-Mehrerau, AustriaAbbot Emeritus
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