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The Year of Our Lord 1970

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown23.5Ordained PriestPetros Hanna Issa Al-HarboliPriest of Zaku (Chaldean), IraqBishop
DiedAguado Arraux, I.E.M.E. †Apostolic Administrator of El Petén, Guatemala
58.2ResignedLuigi BoccadoroApostolic Administrator of Sovana e Pitigliano, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Viterbo, Acquapendente, Bagnoregio, Montefiascone, Tuscania e San Martino al Monte Cimino, Italy
52.1AppointedRoberto CarnielloAuxiliary Bishop of Volterra, ItalyBishop Emeritus
62.4ResignedAlberto CastelliVice President of the Pontifical Council for the LaityVice President Emeritus
56.3AppointedIsmaele Mario Castellano, O.P. †Apostolic Administrator of Montepulciano, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Siena-Colle di Val d’Elsa-Montalcino, Italy
75.1DiedFrancis Xavier Zhao Zhen-sheng (Chao Cheng-sheng), S.J. †Bishop of Xianxian [Sienhsien], China
53.9ResignedWalter Arthur Coggin, O.S.B. †Abbot of Belmont-Mary Help of Christians, North Carolina, USAAbbot Emeritus
56.1AppointedTeresio FerraroniCoadjutor Bishop of Como, ItalyBishop Emeritus
58.3AppointedPrimo GasbarriApostolic Administrator of Sovana e Pitigliano, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Grosseto, Italy
25.6ProfessedLionel Gendron, P.S.S.Priest of Society of Priests of Saint SulpiceBishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Québec, Canada
ResignedJames A. Kielt, S.S.C.M.E. †Superior General of Missionary Society of St. ColumbanSuperior General Emeritus
60.3ResignedJosé Lecuona Labandibar, I.E.M.E. †Superior General of Instituto Español de San Francisco Javier para Misiones ExtranjerasVicar Apostolic Emeritus of San Jorge, Colombia
53.2ResignedCaetano Antônio Lima dos Santos, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of TagarbalaBishop Emeritus of Ilhéus, Bahia, Brazil
DiedJoseph Emil Malenfant, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of Benares-Gorakhpur, IndiaPrefect of Gorakhpur, India
54.9ResignedCostante MaltoniApostolic Pro-Nuncio to PakistanApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
ResignedFrancesco Maria Savarese, O.M. †Superior General of Order of the MinimsSuperior General Emeritus
58.0ResignedHenry Systermans, SS.CC. †Superior General of Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and MarySuperior General Emeritus
68.2ResignedWunibald (Godehard) Talleur, O.F.M. †Prelate of Rondonópolis, Mato Grosso, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
82.2ResignedMarian Tumler, O.T. †Grand Master of Order of the Teutonic Knights of Saint Mary’s Hospital in JerusalemGrand Master Emeritus
61.0ResignedClementinus von Vlissingen, O.F.M. Cap. †Minister General of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinMinister General Emeritus
68.7DiedPietro Romualdo M. Zilianti, O.S.B. †Abbot of Monte Oliveto Maggiore, Italy
1 Jan60.3DiedManuel Fernández-Conde y García del RebollarBishop of Córdoba, Spain
2 Jan68.8DiedCarlo Baldini, O.M.D. †Bishop of Chiusi e Pienza, Italy
28.4Ordained PriestAnthony ChirayathPriest of Sagar (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaBishop
62.2AppointedJoseph Cucherousset, C.S.Sp. †Apostolic Administrator of Bambari, Central African RepublicArchbishop of Bangui, Central African Republic
64.3AppointedMartien Antoon JansenTitular Bishop of BastiBishop Emeritus of Rotterdam, Netherlands
64.3ResignedMartien Antoon JansenBishop of Rotterdam, NetherlandsBishop Emeritus
73.7DiedPatrick Harmon Shanley, O.C.D. †Prelate Emeritus of Infanta, Philippines
51.0AppointedJoseph S. ThummaCoadjutor Bishop of Vijayawada, IndiaBishop Emeritus
51.0AppointedJoseph S. ThummaTitular Bishop of Cunga FéichinBishop Emeritus of Vijayawada, India
3 Jan58.4SucceededGeorge Joseph BiskupArchbishop of Indianapolis, Indiana, USAArchbishop Emeritus
91.3DiedGiuseppe Angelo Poli, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Allahabad, India
79.8AppointedPaul Clarence SchulteTitular Archbishop of ElicrocaArchbishop Emeritus of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
79.8ResignedPaul Clarence SchulteArchbishop of Indianapolis, Indiana, USAArchbishop Emeritus
4 Jan47.2Ordained BishopWilliam Aquin CarewTitular Archbishop of TeldeApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Japan
6 Jan52.8Ordained BishopGeorge Edward LynchTitular Bishop of SatafiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
40.8Ordained BishopSebastian MankuzhikaryTitular Bishop of Arethusa dei SiriBishop of Thamarasserry (Syro-Malabarese), India
72.1DiedAntonio TaffiApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Nicaragua
9 Jan44.8AppointedMiguel Fenelon Câmara FilhoAuxiliary Bishop of Fortaleza, Ceara, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Teresina, Piaui, Brazil
44.8AppointedMiguel Fenelon Câmara FilhoTitular Bishop of Ath TruimArchbishop Emeritus of Teresina, Piaui, Brazil
45.9AppointedAndrzej Maria DeskurSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Social CommunicationsCardinal, President Emeritus
98.1DiedAdam HefterBishop Emeritus of Gurk, Austria
45.4AppointedOnofre Cândido Rosa, S.D.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Jardim, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
45.4AppointedOnofre Cândido Rosa, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of IlliberiBishop Emeritus of Jardim, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
10 Jan BornDavid Martínez De Aguirre Guinea, O.P.Vitória-Gasteiz, SpainCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Maldonado, Peru
12 Jan46.2AppointedHenryk Roman GulbinowiczApostolic Administrator of Vilnius, LithuaniaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
46.2AppointedHenryk Roman GulbinowiczTitular Bishop of AcciCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
40.2AppointedHéctor Luis Lucas Peña GómezAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de CubaBishop Emeritus of Holguín, Cuba
40.2AppointedHéctor Luis Lucas Peña GómezTitular Bishop of NovalicianaBishop Emeritus of Holguín, Cuba
13 Jan84.7AppointedMarko AlaupovicTitular Archbishop of SegisamaArchbishop Emeritus of Vrhbosna {Sarajevo}, Bosnia and Herzegovina
84.7RetiredMarko AlaupovicArchbishop of Vrhbosna {Sarajevo}, Bosnia and HerzegovinaArchbishop Emeritus
67.1SucceededSmiljan Franjo CekadaArchbishop of Vrhbosna {Sarajevo}, Bosnia and Herzegovina
81.4DiedGeorges Marie Paul PetitBishop Emeritus of Verdun, France
14 Jan57.1AppointedJusto Goizueta Gridilla, O.A.R. †Prelate of Madera, Chihuahua, MéxicoPrelate Emeritus
57.1AppointedJusto Goizueta Gridilla, O.A.R. †Titular Bishop of EgaraPrelate Emeritus of Madera, Chihuahua, México
52.6AppointedAlbin Małysiak, C.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Kraków {Cracow}, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
52.6AppointedAlbin Małysiak, C.M. †Titular Bishop of BeatiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
47.4AppointedBraulio Sánchez Fuentes, S.D.B. †Prelate of Mixes, Oaxaca, MéxicoPrelate Emeritus
47.4AppointedBraulio Sánchez Fuentes, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of Aquae Novae in ProconsulariPrelate Emeritus of Mixes, Oaxaca, México
54.7AppointedStanislaw SmolenskiAuxiliary Bishop of Kraków {Cracow}, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
54.7AppointedStanislaw SmolenskiTitular Bishop of AlavaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
15 Jan50.2AppointedLuigi BongianinoBishop of Alba (Pompea), ItalyBishop Emeritus of Tortona, Italy
62.2AppointedFrancesco BrustiaBishop of Mondovi, Italy
16 Jan74.1DiedPhilip Côté, S.J. †Bishop of Xuzhou [Süchow], China
65.5AppointedPaul-Marie-Maurice PerrinTitular Archbishop of GurzaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Ethiopia
65.5AppointedPaul-Marie-Maurice PerrinApostolic Pro-Nuncio to EthiopiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
17 Jan BornMichael GerberOberkirchAuxiliary Bishop of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
21.7ProfessedGeorges M. Saad Abi Younes, O.L.M.Member of Order of Lebanese Maronite (Maronite)Bishop of Nuestra Señora de los Mártires del Libano en México (Maronite)
55.4AppointedDomenico VacchianoBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, ItalyPrelate Emeritus of Pompei o Beatissima Vergine Maria del Santissimo Rosario, Italy
18 Jan41.5Ordained BishopPaul Shinichi ItonagaBishop of Kagoshima, JapanBishop Emeritus
57.6Ordained BishopPatrick MulliganBishop of Clogher, IrelandBishop Emeritus
19 Jan79.0DiedLeón Buenaventura de Uriarte Bengoa, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of San Ramón, Peru
20 Jan51.3AppointedHugo Eduardo Polanco BritoCoadjutor Archbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey, Dominican Republic
51.3AppointedHugo Eduardo Polanco BritoTitular Archbishop of MentesaBishop Emeritus of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey, Dominican Republic
21 Jan75.6DiedJoseph AttipettyArchbishop of Verapoly, India
58.7AppointedAntonio D’ErchiaBishop of Conversano, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Conversano-Monopoli, Italy
60.2SucceededTimothy ManningArchbishop of Los Angeles, California, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
83.6RetiredJames Francis Aloysius McIntyreArchbishop of Los Angeles, California, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
24 Jan27.4Ordained PriestGregorio Rosa ChávezPriest of San Miguel, El SalvadorAuxiliary Bishop of San Salvador, El Salvador
25 Jan60.7Ordained BishopSanto BergamoTitular Bishop of SasabeBishop of Oppido Mamertina-Palmi, Italy
53.3Ordained BishopTeodoro Cardenal FernándezBishop of Osma-Soria, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Burgos, Spain
45.8Ordained BishopPeter Takaaki HirayamaBishop of Oita, JapanBishop Emeritus
26 Jan57.2ResignedFernando Azcárate y Freyre de Andrade, S.J. †Auxiliary Bishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, CubaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
67.9AppointedEvelio Díaz y CíaTitular Archbishop of CeleneArchbishop Emeritus of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
67.9ResignedEvelio Díaz y CíaArchbishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, CubaArchbishop Emeritus
67.1ResignedAlfredo Ignacio Llaguno CanalsAuxiliary Bishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, CubaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
41.3AppointedFrancisco Ricardo Oves FernándezArchbishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, CubaArchbishop Emeritus
27 Jan50.5AppointedEdward Dennis HeadAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USABishop Emeritus of Buffalo, New York, USA
50.5AppointedEdward Dennis HeadTitular Bishop of Árd SrathaBishop Emeritus of Buffalo, New York, USA
30 Jan63.4Ordained BishopReginald Edward Vincent Arliss, C.P. †Titular Bishop of CerbaliPrelate Emeritus of Marbel, Philippines
31 Jan73.1AppointedEduardo Martinez GonzálezTitular Bishop of SegiaBishop Emeritus of Zamora, Spain
73.1ResignedEduardo Martinez GonzálezBishop of Zamora, SpainBishop Emeritus
70.3AppointedPaul-Pierre-Marie-Joseph PinierTitular Bishop of SaetabisBishop Emeritus of Constantine (-Hippone), Algeria
70.3ResignedPaul-Pierre-Marie-Joseph PinierBishop of Constantine (-Hippone), AlgeriaBishop Emeritus
33.5Ordained PriestRoberto RodríguezPriestBishop Emeritus of La Rioja, Argentina
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