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The Year of Our Lord 1969

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Dec53.1AppointedTeodoro Cardenal FernándezBishop of Osma-Soria, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Burgos, Spain
51.6AppointedSalvador Lazo LazoAuxiliary Bishop of Tuguegarao, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of San Fernando de La Union, Philippines
51.6AppointedSalvador Lazo LazoTitular Bishop of SeliaBishop Emeritus of San Fernando de La Union, Philippines
56.0AppointedFrancis Raymond SheaBishop of Evansville, Indiana, USABishop Emeritus
2 Dec55.3InstalledJoseph Matthew BreitenbeckBishop of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USABishop Emeritus
56.0AppointedPatrick Joseph CaseyBishop of Brentwood, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
51.6InstalledEdward Anthony McCarthyBishop of Phoenix, Arizona, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Miami, Florida, USA
4 Dec80.0AppointedSaturnino Rubio y MontiélTitular Bishop of Villa RegisBishop Emeritus of Osma-Soria, Spain
80.0RetiredSaturnino Rubio y MontiélBishop of Osma-Soria, SpainBishop Emeritus
30.5Ordained PriestDominic Su Haw ChiuPriestBishop Emeritus of Sibu, Malaysia
5 Dec44.2AppointedCândido Lorenzo González, O. de M.Prelate of São Raimundo Nonato, Piaui, BrazilBishop Emeritus of São Raimundo Nonato, Piaui, Brazil
44.2AppointedCândido Lorenzo González, O. de M.Titular Bishop of ScardonaBishop Emeritus of São Raimundo Nonato, Piaui, Brazil
83.1DiedJazeps RancansAuxiliary Bishop of Riga, Latvia
6 Dec50.9Ordained BishopStéphane Babaca (Babeka, Babaqa)Archbishop of Arbil {Erbil} (Chaldean), IraqArchbishop Emeritus
76.4DiedStanislav ZelaAuxiliary Bishop of Olomouc, Czech Republic
7 Dec61.5Ordained BishopBernardo CitterioTitular Bishop of FlorianaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Milano {Milan}, Italy
26.2Ordained PriestMurilo Sebastião Ramos Krieger, S.C.I.Priest of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartArchbishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
8 Dec28.8Ordained PriestJosé Luis Chávez BotelloPriest of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoArchbishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
27.6Ordained PriestJoviano de Lima Júnior, S.S.S. †Priest of Congregation of the Blessed SacramentArchbishop of Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
43.3Ordained BishopJavier Osés FlamariqueTitular Bishop of AbulaBishop Emeritus of Huesca, Spain
46.4Ordained BishopDaniel Tomasella, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of MartiranoBishop Emeritus of Marília, Sao Paulo, Brazil
9 Dec78.6DiedCarlo AllorioBishop Emeritus of Pavia, Italy
47.7AppointedJosé Eduardo Alvarez Ramírez, C.M. †Bishop of San Miguel, El SalvadorBishop Emeritus
10 Dec56.1AppointedJean-Marie-Clément BadréBishop of Bayeux (-Lisieux), FranceBishop Emeritus
67.9AppointedAndré Jacques Marie JacqueminTitular Bishop of ElvasBishop Emeritus of Bayeux (-Lisieux), France
67.9ResignedAndré Jacques Marie JacqueminBishop of Bayeux (-Lisieux), FranceBishop Emeritus
82.1DiedIdílio José SoaresBishop Emeritus of Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
11 Dec42.5Ordained BishopHugh LindsayTitular Bishop of CuncacestreBishop Emeritus of Hexham and Newcastle, England, Great Britain
86.7AppointedDaniel Llorente y FedericoTitular Bishop of AucaBishop Emeritus of Segovia, Spain
86.7RetiredDaniel Llorente y FedericoBishop of Segovia, SpainBishop Emeritus
50.9AppointedAntonio Palenzuela VelázquezBishop of Segovia, SpainBishop Emeritus
12 Dec90.1DiedMathias Leonardus Trudon Brans, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Medan, IndonesiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Medan, Indonesia
47.6AppointedSimon TonyéCoadjutor Bishop of Douala, CameroonArchbishop Emeritus of Douala, Cameroon
47.6AppointedSimon TonyéTitular Bishop of TamascaniArchbishop Emeritus of Douala, Cameroon
13 Dec33.0Ordained PriestJorge Mario Bergoglio, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
24.4Ordained PriestJosé Belisário da Silva, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorArchbishop of São Luís do Maranhão, Maranho, Brazil
31.3Ordained PriestRodrigo Mejía Saldarriaga, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Soddo, Ethiopia
28.2Ordained PriestAnicetus Bongsu Antonius Sinaga, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinArchbishop of Medan, Indonesia
14 Dec42.6Ordained BishopHubert LutheTitular Bishop of EgabroBishop Emeritus of Essen, Germany
42.7Ordained BishopRafael Torija de la FuenteTitular Bishop of UrsonaBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Real, Spain
15 Dec55.7AppointedEugéne Cornelius Arthurs, I.C. †Titular Bishop of TepeltaBishop Emeritus of Tanga, Tanzania
55.7ResignedEugéne Cornelius Arthurs, I.C. †Bishop of Tanga, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
60.6AppointedSanto BergamoApostolic Administrator of Rossano, ItalyBishop of Oppido Mamertina-Palmi, Italy
60.6AppointedSanto BergamoTitular Bishop of SasabeBishop of Oppido Mamertina-Palmi, Italy
47.2AppointedSalvatore Di SalvoAuxiliary Bishop of Reggio Calabria, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Nicosia, Italy
59.1AppointedJames Holmes-Siedle, M. Afr. †Titular Bishop of Árd MórBishop Emeritus of Kigoma, Tanzania
59.1ResignedJames Holmes-Siedle, M. Afr. †Bishop of Kigoma, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
47.0AppointedMaurus Gervase KombaBishop of Tanga, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
57.2AppointedAlbino LucianiPatriarch of Venezia {Venice}, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
49.7AppointedAlphonse Daniel NsabiBishop of Kigoma, Tanzania
28.8Ordained PriestVincent Ri Pyung-hoPriest of Jeonju {Chonju, Jeon Ju}, Korea (South)Bishop
42.1AppointedWilliam Kevin Rowell, O.F.M. †Bishop of Aitape, Papua New Guinea
45.6AppointedSettimio TodiscoApostolic Administrator of Molfetta-Giovinazzo-Terlizzi, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Brindisi-Ostuni, Italy
45.6AppointedSettimio TodiscoTitular Bishop of BigastroArchbishop Emeritus of Brindisi-Ostuni, Italy
18 Dec35.0Ordained PriestJulius Riyadi Darmaatmadja, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Jakarta, Indonesia
19 Dec30.7Ordained PriestLawrence Eugene BrandtPriest of Erie, Pennsylvania, USABishop of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA
53.1AppointedCaetano Antônio Lima dos Santos, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of TagarbalaBishop Emeritus of Ilhéus, Bahia, Brazil
53.1ResignedCaetano Antônio Lima dos Santos, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Ilhéus, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
20 Dec25.1Ordained DeaconJoseph Alessandro, O.F.M. Cap.Deacon of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinCoadjutor Bishop of Garissa, Kenya
89.4DiedAndrea CesaranoArchbishop of Manfredonia (e Vieste), Italy
29.1Ordained PriestGérard Émile Jean-Louis ColichePriest of Lille, FranceAuxiliary Bishop
62.7AppointedRaymond D’MelloTitular Bishop of GlenndálochaBishop Emeritus of Allahabad, India
62.7ResignedRaymond D’MelloBishop of Allahabad, IndiaBishop Emeritus
26.3Ordained PriestJoão Nílton dos Santos SouzaPriest of Amargosa, Bahia, BrazilBishop
30.6Ordained PriestMathai Kochuparampil, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Diphu, India
25.6Ordained PriestFrancisco Lerma Martínez, I.M.C.Priest of Consolata MissionariesBishop of Gurué, Mozambique
53.2AppointedDiego Parodi, M.C.C.I. †Apostolic Administrator of Città di Castello, ItalyBishop of Ischia, Italy
53.2AppointedDiego Parodi, M.C.C.I. †Apostolic Administrator of Gubbio, ItalyBishop of Ischia, Italy
25.7Ordained PriestPierre-Antoine Paulo, O.M.I.Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop of Port-de-Paix, Haïti
34.2Ordained PriestAntony SelvanayagamPriest of Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaBishop Emeritus of Penang, Malaysia
23.8Ordained PriestMaria Callist Soosa PakiamPriest of Trivandrum, IndiaArchbishop of Trivandrum, India
21 Dec48.3Ordained BishopGiuliano AgrestiArchbishop of Spoleto, ItalyArchbishop of Lucca, Italy
25.1Ordained PriestRamon Cabrera ArgüellesPriestArchbishop of Lipa, Philippines
55.0Ordained BishopRicardo Blanco GrandaTitular Bishop of CincariAuxiliary Bishop of Madrid, Spain
52.3Ordained BishopPaul CoussaTitular Bishop of Colonia in ArmeniaArchbishop Emeritus of Baghdad (Armenian), Iraq
28.8Ordained PriestDavid Dias PimentelPriest of Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop of São João da Boa Vista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
25.4Ordained PriestAleixo das Neves Dias, S.F.X.Priest of Society of the Missionaries of Saint Francis XavierBishop of Port Blair, India
40.1Ordained BishopRamón Echarren IstúrizTitular Bishop of DianoBishop Emeritus of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
29.8Ordained PriestJoseph O. EgeregaPriest of Warri, NigeriaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bomadi, Nigeria
41.9Ordained BishopJoakim HerbutBishop of Skopje-Prizren, MacedoniaBishop of Skopje, Macedonia
39.4Ordained BishopRomualdas KrikšciunasTitular Bishop of AmaiaApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Panevėžys, Lithuania
29.5Ordained PriestFrançois Xavier Lê Văn HôngPriest of Huê, Viet NamArchbishop
29.0Ordained PriestThomas Nguyên Văn TânPriest of Vinh Long, Viet NamBishop
25.3Ordained PriestMauro PiacenzaPriest of Genova, ItalyCardinal, Major Penitentiary of the Apostolic Penitentiary
59.3Ordained BishopLiudas Povilonis, M.I.C. †Titular Bishop of ArcavicaApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Kaunas, Lithuania
51.5Ordained BishopNikë PrelaTitular Bishop of RufinianaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Skopje-Prizren, Macedonia
22 Dec75.9AppointedMichael O’ReillyTitular Bishop of LugmadBishop Emeritus of Saint George’s, Newfoundland, Canada
75.9ResignedMichael O’ReillyBishop of Saint George’s, Newfoundland, CanadaBishop Emeritus
26 Dec25.6Ordained PriestJoji GovinduPriestBishop of Nalgonda, India
73.8DiedHenri Martin Mekkelholt, S.C.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Palembang, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus of Palembang, Indonesia
94.0DiedJohannes Peter Franziskus Ross, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Hiroshima, Japan
27 Dec26.3Ordained PriestMario Roberto CassariPriestApostolic Nuncio to South Africa
28 Dec BornSanto Loku Pio DoggaleKatiréAuxiliary Bishop of Juba, South Sudan
31 Dec61.8SucceededPaul-Louis CarrièreBishop of Laval, FranceBishop Emeritus
72.1AppointedCharles-Marie-Jacques GuilhemTitular Bishop of Aquae ThibilitanaeBishop Emeritus of Laval, France
72.1ResignedCharles-Marie-Jacques GuilhemBishop of Laval, FranceBishop Emeritus

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