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The Year of Our Lord 1968

Bishop Events

November to December


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Nov53.8ResignedThomas Patrick Collins, M.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Pando, BoliviaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
1 Nov54.3Ordained BishopGuglielmo GiaquintaTitular Bishop of Hyccarum (Hyccara)Bishop Emeritus of Tivoli, Italy
62.9AppointedAntonio SamorèPrefect of the Congregation of the Discipline of the SacramentsCardinal, Archivist of the Vatican Secret Archives
4 Nov46.6AppointedJosé Eduardo Alvarez Ramírez, C.M. †Bishop of El Salvador, MilitaryBishop Emeritus of San Miguel, El Salvador
84.3RetiredAlberto di JorioPro-President of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City StateCardinal, Pro-President Emeritus
5 Nov60.6AppointedPaul-Louis CarrièreCoadjutor Bishop of Laval, FranceBishop Emeritus
60.6AppointedPaul-Louis CarrièreTitular Bishop of LabicumBishop Emeritus of Laval, France
7 Nov56.3AppointedArturo Gerrit João Hermanus Maria Horsthuis, A.A. †Titular Bishop of Hippo DiarrhytusBishop Emeritus of Jales, Sao Paulo, Brazil
56.3ResignedArturo Gerrit João Hermanus Maria Horsthuis, A.A. †Bishop of Jales, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
8 Nov85.7DiedGuido Maria MazzoccoBishop of Adria, Italy
9 Nov24.6Ordained PriestMarcello BartolucciPriest of Assisi, ItalySecretary of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
70.0AppointedGiuseppe RuotoloTitular Bishop of AtellaBishop Emeritus of Ugento-Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy
70.0ResignedGiuseppe RuotoloBishop of Ugento-Santa Maria di Leuca, ItalyBishop Emeritus
10 Nov93.1DiedFerdinand Périer, S.J. †Archbishop Emeritus of Calcutta, India
46.0Ordained BishopBoutros (Pierre) Raï, B.A. †Titular Bishop of Edessa in Osrhoëne dei Greco-MelkitiBishop of Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México (Melkite Greek)
11 Nov48.5AppointedAbel Costas MontañoAuxiliary Bishop of Cochabamba, BoliviaBishop Emeritus of Tarija, Bolivia
48.5AppointedAbel Costas MontañoTitular Bishop of NoviBishop Emeritus of Tarija, Bolivia
39.6AppointedAdhemar Esquivel KohenqueAuxiliary Bishop of La Paz, BoliviaBishop Emeritus of Tarija, Bolivia
39.6AppointedAdhemar Esquivel KohenqueTitular Bishop of CaereBishop Emeritus of Tarija, Bolivia
46.8AppointedAndrea Bernardo SchierhoffAuxiliary Bishop of La Paz, BoliviaPrelate of Pando, Bolivia
46.8AppointedAndrea Bernardo SchierhoffTitular Bishop of PumentumPrelate of Pando, Bolivia
14 Nov26.4Ordained PriestZacchaeus OkothPriest of Kisumu, KenyaArchbishop of Kisumu, Kenya
15 Nov73.8AppointedFrancis Doyle Gleeson, S.J. †Titular Bishop of CuiculBishop Emeritus of Fairbanks, Alaska, USA
73.8ResignedFrancis Doyle Gleeson, S.J. †Bishop of Fairbanks, Alaska, USABishop Emeritus
56.6SucceededRobert Louis Whelan, S.J. †Bishop of Fairbanks, Alaska, USABishop Emeritus
16 Nov87.5DiedAugustin Bea, S.J. †Cardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
17 Nov23.5ProfessedStephen Victor ChmilarMember of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Bishop of Toronto (Ukrainian), Canada
38.2Ordained BishopJoachim J. Rozario, C.S.C. †Bishop of Chittagong, BangladeshBishop Emeritus
18 Nov65.0AppointedJacinto Argaya GoicoecheaBishop of San Sebastián, SpainBishop Emeritus
70.8DiedPablo Gúrpide BeopeBishop of Bilbao, Spain
20 Nov72.3AppointedHenry Joseph O’BrienTitular Archbishop of UthinaArchbishop Emeritus of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
72.3ResignedHenry Joseph O’BrienArchbishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USAArchbishop Emeritus
21 Nov BornElkin Fernando Álvarez BoteroEl RetiroAuxiliary Bishop of Medellín, Colombia
41.6Ordained BishopLeo Rajendram AntonyTitular Bishop of FissianaBishop Emeritus of Trincomalee-Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
22 Nov47.8ResignedJames Patrick ShannonAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
23 Nov46.3Ordained BishopJoseph Gilles Napoléon Ouellet, P.M.E. †Bishop of Gaspé, Québec, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Rimouski, Québec, Canada
24 Nov26.9Ordained PriestAntonio Ortega Franco, C.O.Priest of Confederation of Oratorians of St. Philip NeriAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
47.1Ordained BishopGirolamo PrigioneTitular Archbishop of LauriacumApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to México
59.7Ordained BishopJózef RozwadowskiBishop of Łódź, PolandBishop Emeritus
25 Nov58.5AppointedJean-Marie-Gaëtan Ogez, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of ThuccaboraBishop Emeritus of Mbarara, Uganda
58.5ResignedJean-Marie-Gaëtan Ogez, M. Afr. †Bishop of Mbarara, UgandaBishop Emeritus
27 Nov82.5DiedAbel Isidoro Antezana y Rojas, C.M.F. †Archbishop Emeritus of La Paz, Bolivia
63.4AppointedFlaviano AriolaTitular Bishop of GuzabetaBishop Emeritus of Legazpi, Philippines
63.4ResignedFlaviano AriolaBishop of Legazpi, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
63.6DiedSilvio CassuloBishop of Macerata e Tolentino, Italy
29 Nov71.2DiedWilliam Gaudreau, C.SS.R. †Superior General Emeritus of Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer
30 Nov48.7AppointedJosé Germán Benavides MorriberónTitular Bishop of MadesBishop Emeritus of Chachapoyas, Peru
48.7AppointedJosé Germán Benavides MorriberónAuxiliary Bishop of Arequipa, PeruBishop Emeritus of Chachapoyas, Peru
48.7ResignedJosé Germán Benavides MorriberónBishop of Chachapoyas, PeruBishop Emeritus
69.7AppointedLorenzo Bianchi, P.I.M.E. †Titular Bishop of SorresBishop Emeritus of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
69.7ResignedLorenzo Bianchi, P.I.M.E. †Bishop of Hong Kong [Xianggang], ChinaBishop Emeritus
48.8AppointedFrancis Xavier Hsu Chen-PingApostolic Administrator of Hong Kong [Xianggang], ChinaBishop
51.5Ordained BishopSofron Dmyterko, O.S.B.M. †BishopBishop Emeritus of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanisławów] (Ukrainian), Ukraine
37.0Ordained PriestJosé Antonio GenticoPriest of Morón, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
26.2Ordained PriestJoaquin Maria López de Andújar y Cánovas del CastilloPriest of Madrid, SpainBishop of Getafe, Spain
49.9Ordained BishopOvidio LariBishop of Aosta, ItalyBishop Emeritus
49.3Ordained BishopPhocas NikwigizeBishop of Ruhengeri, RwandaBishop Emeritus
1 Dec41.9Ordained BishopPaul AntakiTitular Archbishop of NubiaProtosyncellus Emeritus of Egypt and Sudan (Melkite Greek)
30.0Ordained PriestVicente C. Manuel, S.V.D. †Priest of Society of the Divine WordVicar Apostolic Emeritus of San Jose in Mindoro, Philippines
28.3Ordained PriestItamar Navildo Vian, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinArchbishop of Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil
2 Dec51.3AppointedColin Aloysius MacPhersonBishop of Argyll and The Isles, Scotland, Great Britain
3 Dec68.4AppointedBenigno Chiriboga, S.J. †Titular Bishop of TasaccoraBishop Emeritus of Latacunga, Ecuador
68.4ResignedBenigno Chiriboga, S.J. †Bishop of Latacunga, EcuadorBishop Emeritus
46.8Ordained BishopErnst Heinrich Karlen, C.M.M. †Bishop of Umtata, South AfricaArchbishop Emeritus of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
4 Dec38.1Ordained BishopRonald Austin MulkearnsTitular Bishop of CululiBishop Emeritus of Ballarat, Australia
5 Dec38.4AppointedJosé Mario Ruiz NavasBishop of Latacunga, EcuadorArchbishop Emeritus of Portoviejo, Ecuador
6 Dec83.0DiedLeón Villuendas Polo, O.F.M. †Bishop of Teruel (-Albarracín), Spain
7 Dec38.5Ordained BishopSamuel Silverio Buitrago Trujillo, C.M. †Titular Bishop of Aquae Novae in NumidiaArchbishop of Popayán, Colombia
45.7AppointedIreneo García AlonsoBishop of Albacete, SpainBishop Emeritus
26.2Ordained PriestMarcelo Sánchez SorondoPriest of Roma {Rome}, ItalyOfficial of the Roman Curia - Other
8 Dec25.4Ordained PriestRafael Ramón Conde AlfonzoPriest of Caracas, Santiago de VenezuelaBishop of Maracay, Venezuela
51.9Ordained BishopHendrik Hubert Frehen, S.M.M. †Bishop of Reykjavik, Iceland
40.6Ordained BishopWolfgang Große (Grosse)Titular Bishop of LamasbaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Essen, Germany
57.7Ordained BishopFerdinando LambruschiniArchbishop of Perugia, Italy
28.0Ordained PriestFortunatus M. LukanimaPriestBishop Emeritus of Arusha, Tanzania
28.0Ordained PriestGaspard Mudiso Mundla, S.V.D.Priest of Society of the Divine WordBishop of Kenge, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
25.6Ordained PriestArochiasamy Jude Gerald PaulrajPriestBishop of Palayamkottai, India
63.5SucceededJuan Ricote AlonsoBishop of Teruel (-Albarracín), Spain
42.9Ordained BishopMichael RozarioBishop of Dinajpur, BangladeshArchbishop Emeritus of Dhaka, Bangladesh
37.1Ordained BishopAlessandro Staccioli, O.M.I.Titular Bishop of TaurianumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Siena-Colle di Val d’Elsa-Montalcino, Italy
9 Dec27.0Ordained PriestGerard Joseph HannaPriest of Armidale, AustraliaBishop of Wagga Wagga, Australia
83.3DiedManuel Könner, S.V.D. †Prelate Emeritus of Foz do Iguaçu (Iguassú), Brazil
60.4AppointedBruno WechnerBishop of Feldkirch, AustriaBishop Emeritus
10 Dec56.0Ordained BishopJoseph A. CarrollTitular Bishop of QuaestorianaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Dublin, Ireland
74.3DiedStephen Stanislaus WoznickiBishop Emeritus of Saginaw, Michigan, USA
11 Dec26.5Ordained PriestJosaphat Louis LebuluPriest of Same, TanzaniaArchbishop of Arusha, Tanzania
47.2AppointedMiguel Moncadas NogueraBishop of Menorca, SpainBishop of Solsona, Spain
57.9AppointedFrancis Frederick RehBishop of Saginaw, Michigan, USABishop Emeritus
42.2AppointedSzczepan WesolyAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
42.2AppointedSzczepan WesolyTitular Bishop of DragonaraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Gniezno, Poland
14 Dec48.8Ordained BishopJosé Capmany CasamitjanaTitular Bishop of Casae MedianaeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Barcelona, Spain
56.7Ordained BishopRamón Daumal SerraTitular Bishop of Mathara in ProconsulariAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Barcelona, Spain
27.5ProfessedMarie Pierre François Auguste Gaschy, C.S.Sp.Member of Congregation of the Holy SpiritVicar Apostolic of Iles Saint-Pierre et Miquelon
41.0Ordained BishopJosé María Guix FerreresTitular Bishop of SistronianaBishop Emeritus of Vic, Spain
BornCharles Joseph Sampa KasondeKalulushiBishop of Solwezi, Zambia
45.6Ordained BishopRamón Torrella CascanteTitular Bishop of MinerviumArchbishop Emeritus of Tarragona, Spain
15 Dec43.3Ordained BishopLivio MaritanoTitular Bishop of OpitergiumBishop Emeritus of Acqui, Italy
24.5Ordained PriestNelson Antonio Martinez RustPriest of Valencia en VenezuelaBishop of San Felipe, Venezuela
60.5InstalledBruno WechnerBishop of Feldkirch, AustriaBishop Emeritus
16 Dec51.2AppointedMatthieu KanyamaBishop of Kabinda, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
46.0AppointedAndré Bernard Michel QuélenAuxiliary Bishop of Angers, FranceBishop Emeritus of Moulins, France
46.0AppointedAndré Bernard Michel QuélenTitular Bishop of Turres ConcordiaeBishop Emeritus of Moulins, France
55.0AppointedAntonio Maria TraviaAlmoner of the Office of Papal CharitiesAlmoner Emeritus
55.0AppointedAntonio Maria TraviaTitular Archbishop of Termae HimeraeAlmoner Emeritus of the Office of Papal Charities
79.2RetiredDiego VeniniSecret Almoner of the Office of Papal CharitiesSecret Almoner Emeritus
17 Dec28.2Ordained PriestJuan Carlos MaccaronePriestBishop Emeritus of Santiago del Estero, Argentina
18 Dec47.0AppointedTomás Alberto Clavel MéndezTitular Archbishop of AlexanumArchbishop Emeritus of Panamá
47.0ResignedTomás Alberto Clavel MéndezArchbishop of PanamáArchbishop Emeritus
19 Dec69.6AppointedGiovanni Battista Cesana, M.C.C.I. †Titular Bishop of LitteraeBishop Emeritus of Gulu, Uganda
69.6ResignedGiovanni Battista Cesana, M.C.C.I. †Bishop of Gulu, UgandaBishop Emeritus
49.6AppointedDonatus Djagom, S.V.D. †Archbishop of Endeh, IndonesiaArchbishop Emeritus of Ende, Indonesia
49.2AppointedJoseph GrayAuxiliary Bishop of Liverpool, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus of Shrewsbury, England, Great Britain
49.2AppointedJoseph GrayTitular Bishop of MerciaBishop Emeritus of Shrewsbury, England, Great Britain
71.6AppointedGeorges Kettel, C.I.C.M. †Titular Bishop of CaprulaeBishop Emeritus of Kabinda, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
71.6ResignedGeorges Kettel, C.I.C.M. †Bishop of Kabinda, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
50.8AppointedCipriano Biyehima KihangireBishop of Gulu, UgandaBishop Emeritus
52.9DiedEverardo López AlcocerBishop of Autlán, Jalisco, México
55.3AppointedGabriel Wilhelmus Manek, S.V.D. †Titular Archbishop of BavagalianaArchbishop Emeritus of Endeh, Indonesia
55.3ResignedGabriel Wilhelmus Manek, S.V.D. †Archbishop of Endeh, IndonesiaArchbishop Emeritus
71.9AppointedEdgar Aristide Maranta, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Archbishop of CastrumArchbishop Emeritus of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
71.9ResignedEdgar Aristide Maranta, O.F.M. Cap. †Archbishop of Dar-es-Salaam, TanzaniaArchbishop Emeritus
41.0AppointedMaurice Rigobert Marie-SainteAuxiliary Bishop of Fort-de-France (e Saint Pierre), Martinique, AntillesArchbishop Emeritus
41.0AppointedMaurice Rigobert Marie-SainteTitular Bishop of SicilibbaArchbishop Emeritus of Fort-de-France (e Saint Pierre), Martinique, Antilles
56.4AppointedLaurean RugambwaArchbishop of Dar-es-Salaam, TanzaniaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
64.9AppointedJoseph Asjiro SatowakiArchbishop of Nagasaki, JapanCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
41.2AppointedAbraham ThanAuxiliary Bishop of Kengtung, MyanmarBishop Emeritus
41.2AppointedAbraham ThanTitular Bishop of TortibulumBishop Emeritus of Kengtung, Myanmar
63.2AppointedJohn Baptist Hubert Theunissen, S.M.M. †Titular Archbishop of SkálholtArchbishop Emeritus of Blantyre, Malawi
74.4AppointedPaul Aijirô YamaguchiTitular Archbishop of Massa LubrenseArchbishop Emeritus of Nagasaki, Japan
74.4RetiredPaul Aijirô YamaguchiArchbishop of Nagasaki, JapanArchbishop Emeritus
20 Dec25.3Ordained PriestJohn Raymond GaydosPriest of Saint Louis, Missouri, USABishop of Jefferson City, Missouri, USA
25.9Ordained PriestRichard Edmund PatesPriest of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USABishop of Des Moines, Iowa, USA
24.7Ordained PriestArthur Joseph SerratelliPriest of Newark, New Jersey, USABishop of Paterson, New Jersey, USA
21 Dec29.5Ordained PriestIgnazio Bedini, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop of Ispahan, Iran
46.2Ordained BishopSalvatore Di SalvoTitular Bishop of Turres in NumidiaBishop Emeritus of Nicosia, Italy
26.5Ordained PriestLuis Guillermo EichhornPriest of Gualeguaychú, ArgentinaBishop of Morón, Argentina
57.3AppointedRaymond Philip EtteldorfTitular Archbishop of TyndarisOfficial Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
57.3AppointedRaymond Philip EtteldorfApostolic Delegate to New ZealandOfficial Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
45.0AppointedJózef GucwaAuxiliary Bishop of Tarnów, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
45.0AppointedJózef GucwaTitular Bishop of VagaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Tarnów, Poland
26.6Ordained PriestLuiz Mancilha Vilela, SS.CC.Priest of Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and MaryArchbishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil
27.0Ordained PriestCarlo MazzaPriest of Bergamo, ItalyBishop of Fidenza, Italy
34.7Ordained PriestNéstor Hugo NavarroPriest of Bahía Blanca, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Alto Valle del Río Negro, Argentina
32.0Ordained PriestPierre Nguyên SoanPriest of Quy Nhon, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
27.4Ordained PriestGabriel Villaruz ReyesPriest of Manila, PhilippinesBishop of Antipolo, Philippines
28.3Ordained PriestFelipe Salazar VillagranaPriest of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, México
25.9Ordained PriestDaniel Thomas Turley Murphy, O.S.A.Priest of Order of St. AugustineBishop of Chulucanas, Peru
26.7Ordained PriestRodolfo Pedro Wirz KraemerPriest of Montevideo, UruguayBishop of Maldonado-Punta del Este, Uruguay
22 Dec30.2Ordained PriestMichel Hoăng Ðúc OanhPriest of Kontum, Viet NamBishop
46.0Ordained BishopEdward Henryk MaterskiTitular Bishop of Aquae SirensesBishop Emeritus of Radom, Poland
53.7Ordained BishopFerdinando PalatucciBishop of Nicastro, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Amalfi-Cava de’ Tirreni, Italy
23 Dec42.1AppointedEugène-Marie ErnoultAuxiliary Bishop of Nantes, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Sens (-Auxerre), France
42.1AppointedEugène-Marie ErnoultTitular Bishop of TadamataArchbishop Emeritus of Sens (-Auxerre), France
24 Dec46.9AppointedPaul Casimir MarcinkusTitular Archbishop of HortaPresident Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State
46.9AppointedPaul Casimir MarcinkusSecretary of the Roman Curia - OtherPresident Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State
25 Dec68.2DiedJosé Damase Laberge, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of San José del Amazonas, Peru
68.6DiedAgustín RodríguezBishop of Paraguay, Military
26 Dec BornJuan Carlos Barreto BarretoEl GuamoBishop of Quibdó, Colombia
76.7DiedZygmunt ChoromańskiAuxiliary Bishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
28 Dec55.2AppointedJosé Pedro de Araújo CostaCoadjutor Archbishop of Uberaba, Minas Gerais, BrazilCoadjutor Archbishop Emeritus
55.2AppointedJosé Pedro de Araújo CostaTitular Archbishop of MarcellianaCoadjutor Archbishop Emeritus of Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil
51.0AppointedThomas Benjamin FultonAuxiliary Bishop of Toronto, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Saint Catharines, Ontario, Canada
51.0AppointedThomas Benjamin FultonTitular Bishop of CursolaBishop Emeritus of Saint Catharines, Ontario, Canada
27.3Ordained PriestHéctor Guerrero Córdova, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoPrelate of Mixes, Oaxaca, México
56.1AppointedBernard Joseph McLaughlinAuxiliary Bishop of Buffalo, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
56.1AppointedBernard Joseph McLaughlinTitular Bishop of MotulaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Buffalo, New York, USA
52.4AppointedJorge Scarso, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Patos de Minas, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
48.0AppointedJohn Francis WhealonArchbishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
30 Dec49.4AppointedAntonio Alfredo BrascaBishop of Rafaela, Argentina
58.8SucceededBernardo Leonardo Fey Schneider, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Potosí, BoliviaBishop Emeritus
80.7DiedCleto Loayza GumielBishop of Potosí, Bolivia
47.9AppointedSabás Magaña GarcíaBishop of Matamoros, Tamaulipas, México

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