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The Year of Our Lord 1968

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Apr73.2AppointedAlbert François Cousineau, C.S.C. †Archbishop (Personal Title) of Cap-Haïtien, HaïtiBishop
48.5AppointedFrancisco Raval CrucesAuxiliary Bishop of Lingayen-Dagupan, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus of Zamboanga, Philippines
48.5AppointedFrancisco Raval CrucesTitular Bishop of TambeaeArchbishop Emeritus of Zamboanga, Philippines
54.2AppointedMaurice John DingmanBishop of Des Moines, Iowa, USABishop Emeritus
49.2AppointedTimothy Joseph HarringtonAuxiliary Bishop of Worcester, Massachusetts, USABishop Emeritus
49.2AppointedTimothy Joseph HarringtonTitular Bishop of RusucaBishop Emeritus of Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
3 Apr52.1Ordained BishopRaymond James VoneshTitular Bishop of VanarionaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Joliet in Illinois, USA
4 Apr47.0AppointedTerence James CookeBishop of United States of America, MilitaryCardinal, Archbishop of New York, New York, USA
5 Apr40.0ResignedJoseph Louis BernardinAuxiliary Bishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USACardinal, Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
6 Apr28.3Ordained PriestFilomeno Gonzales BactolPriest of Palo, PhilippinesBishop of Naval, Philippines
47.8AppointedEmanuele GeradaCoadjutor Bishop of MaltaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Ireland
54.1AppointedAlfonso Uribe JaramilloBishop of Sonsón-Rionegro, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
8 Apr45.5AppointedMiguel Angel Alemán Eslava, S.D.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Viedma, ArgentinaBishop of Río Gallegos, Argentina
45.5AppointedMiguel Angel Alemán Eslava, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of PuppiBishop of Río Gallegos, Argentina
9 Apr33.0AppointedRobert Lucien Chapuis, M.E.P. †Bishop of Mananjary, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
64.3DiedEdward John DoodyBishop of Armidale, Australia
47.0AppointedEdmund Joseph Fernando, O.M.I. †Auxiliary Bishop of Colombo in Ceylon, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus of Badulla, Sri Lanka
47.0AppointedEdmund Joseph Fernando, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of IgilgiliBishop Emeritus of Badulla, Sri Lanka
35.3AppointedOswald Thomas Colman GomisAuxiliary Bishop of Colombo in Ceylon, Sri LankaArchbishop Emeritus of Colombo, Sri Lanka
35.3AppointedOswald Thomas Colman GomisTitular Bishop of MuliaArchbishop Emeritus of Colombo, Sri Lanka
73.9AppointedJoseph Augustin Hagendorens, C.P. †Titular Bishop of Sicca VeneriaBishop Emeritus of Tshumbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
73.9ResignedJoseph Augustin Hagendorens, C.P. †Bishop of Tshumbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
45.9AppointedStephen Kim Sou-hwanArchbishop of Seoul, Korea (South)Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
42.8AppointedGregory Yong Sooi NgeanBishop of Penang, MalaysiaArchbishop Emeritus of Singapore
39.6AppointedAlbert Tshomba YunguBishop of Tshumbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
10 Apr88.7DiedJean-Marcel RodiéBishop Emeritus of Agen, France
BornEstevam dos Santos Silva FilhoAuxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
14 Apr23.4Ordained PriestFrancisco Cases AndreuPriest of Orihuela-Alicante, SpainBishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
BornGeorge Rajendran Kuttinadar, S.D.B.Bishop of Thuckalay (Syro-Malabar), India
15 Apr25.1Ordained PriestJean-Clément JeanbartPriest of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Melkite Greek), SyriaArchbishop
25.1Ordained PriestNicolas SawafPriest of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Melkite Greek), SyriaArchbishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Melkite Greek), Syria
16 Apr72.2AppointedHenri Maurice Albert AudrainTitular Archbishop of MimianaArchbishop Emeritus of Auch (-Condom-Lectoure-Lombez), France
72.2ResignedHenri Maurice Albert AudrainArchbishop of Auch (-Condom-Lectoure-Lombez), FranceArchbishop Emeritus
20.7ProfessedCosme Hoàng Van Dat, S.J.Member of Society of JesusBishop of Bắc Ninh, Viet Nam
55.5AppointedMaurice-Mathieu-Louis RigaudArchbishop of Auch (-Condom-Lectoure-Lombez), France
59.8InstalledAloysius John WycisloBishop of Green Bay, Wisconsin, USABishop Emeritus
17 Apr BornFrancisco de Sales Alencar Batista, O. Carm.Bishop of Cajazeiras, Paraiba, Brazil
55.8Ordained BishopGiovanni Enrico (John Henry) Boccella, T.O.R. †Archbishop of Izmir (Smirne), TurkeyArchbishop Emeritus
18 Apr63.8AppointedEmilio Abascal y SalmerónArchbishop of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, México
76.9AppointedManuel Pío López EstradaTitular Archbishop of DruasArchbishop Emeritus of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, México
76.9RetiredManuel Pío López EstradaArchbishop of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
84.3DiedEnrique Pérez SerantesArchbishop of Santiago de Cuba
19 Apr82.5DiedBerthold Bühl, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Oruro, Bolivia
79.3DiedJulio GarretBishop Emeritus of Cochabamba, Bolivia
55.3AppointedPierluigi SartorelliApostolic Pro-Nuncio to TanzaniaApostolic Pro-Nuncio Emeritus to Kenya
20 Apr24.6Ordained PriestFrancesco BiasinPriest of Padova {Padua}, ItalyBishop of Barra do Piraí-Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
47.8AppointedLouis Joseph Jean Marie FortierArchbishop of Sherbrooke, Québec, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
56.4AppointedPaul GrégoireArchbishop of Montréal, Québec, CanadaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
63.9ResignedPaul-Émile Léger, P.S.S. †Archbishop of Montréal, Québec, CanadaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
31.5Ordained PriestLucas Sirkar, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop Emeritus of Calcutta, India
25.3Ordained PriestAnton Stres, C.M.Priest of Congregation of the MissionArchbishop Emeritus of Ljubljana, Slovenia
21 Apr54.1Ordained BishopPiotr BednarczykTitular Bishop of Turris RotundaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Tarnów, Poland
45.0Ordained BishopBlas Victorio ConreroArchbishop of Tucumán, Argentina
44.2Ordained BishopRené Fernández ApazaBishop of Oruro, BoliviaArchbishop Emeritus of Cochabamba, Bolivia
51.6Ordained BishopGuerino GrimaldiTitular Bishop of SalapiaArchbishop of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno, Italy
44.8Ordained BishopVekoslav GrmicTitular Bishop of Uchi MaiusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Maribor, Slovenia
23.4Ordained PriestJózsef TamásPriest of Alba Iulia, RomaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Alba Iulia, Romania
23 Apr68.0AppointedDaniel Liston, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of SummaBishop Emeritus of Port-Louis, Mauritius
68.0ResignedDaniel Liston, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Port-Louis, MauritiusBishop Emeritus
76.9DiedAntonio Gregorio Vuccino, A.A. †Archbishop Emeritus of Corfù, Zante e Cefalonia, Greece
25 Apr54.6AppointedEugène-Jean-Marie PolgeCoadjutor Archbishop of Avignon (-Apt, Cavaillon, Carpentras, Orange, e Vaison), FranceArchbishop Emeritus
54.6AppointedEugène-Jean-Marie PolgeTitular Archbishop of CurubisArchbishop Emeritus of Avignon (-Apt, Cavaillon, Carpentras, Orange, e Vaison), France
26 Apr46.0AppointedIgnacio María de Orbegozo y GoicoecheaBishop of Chiclayo, Peru
42.4AppointedLuis Sánchez-Moreno LiraPrelate of Yauyos, PeruArchbishop Emeritus of Arequipa, Peru
30 Apr81.7DiedNicola CapassoBishop Emeritus of Acerra, Italy
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