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The Year of Our Lord 1970

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Mar60.1InstalledJosé Salazar LópezArchbishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
55.5Ordained BishopDomenico VacchianoBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, ItalyPrelate Emeritus of Pompei o Beatissima Vergine Maria del Santissimo Rosario, Italy
2 Mar37.1SelectedEdmund F. McCaffreyAbbot of Belmont-Mary Help of Christians, North Carolina, USAAbbot Emeritus
74.5DiedPaulo de Tarso CamposArchbishop Emeritus of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
3 Mar50.3AppointedHans-Georg (Johannes) BraunAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, GermanyApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Magdeburg, Germany
50.3AppointedHans-Georg (Johannes) BraunTitular Bishop of Putia in ByzacenaApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Magdeburg, Germany
4 Mar50.4AppointedFrancisco Raval CrucesBishop of Ilagan, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus of Zamboanga, Philippines
45.4AppointedEduardo André MuacaAuxiliary Bishop of Luanda, AngolaArchbishop Emeritus
45.4AppointedEduardo André MuacaTitular Bishop of IsolaArchbishop Emeritus of Luanda, Angola
5 Mar42.8AppointedMario TagliaferriTitular Archbishop of FormiaeApostolic Nuncio to France
42.8AppointedMario TagliaferriApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Central African RepublicApostolic Nuncio to France
42.8AppointedMario TagliaferriApostolic Delegate to Congo, Republic ofApostolic Nuncio to France
42.8AppointedMario TagliaferriApostolic Delegate to ChadApostolic Nuncio to France
6 Mar53.9AppointedEladio Acosta Arteaga, C.I.M. †Bishop of Antioquía, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus of Santa Fe de Antioquia, Colombia
62.4AppointedEnrique Bolaños QuesadaBishop of Alajuela, Costa RicaBishop Emeritus
BornNestor-Désiré Nongo-Aziagbia, S.M.A.M’BaïkiBishop of Bossangoa, Central African Republic
7 Mar43.2AppointedÉmile BiayendaCoadjutor Archbishop of Brazzaville, CongoCardinal, Archbishop
43.2AppointedÉmile BiayendaTitular Archbishop of GarbaCardinal, Archbishop of Brazzaville, Congo
75.9AppointedJoseph CheikhoTitular Archbishop of AmidaArchbishop Emeritus of Sehna (Chaldean), Iran
75.9RetiredJoseph CheikhoArchbishop of Sehna (Chaldean), IranArchbishop Emeritus
72.4AppointedFrancis John Doyle, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of Árd CarnaBishop Emeritus of Sideia, Papua New Guinea
72.4ResignedFrancis John Doyle, M.S.C. †Bishop of Sideia, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
55.7SucceededYouhannan Semaan IssayiArchbishop of Sehna (Chaldean), IranArchbishop of Teheran (Chaldean), Iran
36.8AppointedPaul KhoaraiBishop of Leribe, LesothoBishop Emeritus
88.7AppointedJames Michael ListonTitular Archbishop of Domnach SechnaillBishop Emeritus of Auckland, New Zealand
88.7RetiredJames Michael ListonBishop of Auckland, New ZealandBishop Emeritus
43.8AppointedDesmond Charles Moore, M.S.C.Bishop of Alotau-Sideia, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
56.2AppointedGodfrey Okoye, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Enugu, Nigeria
56.2AppointedOmer Alfred Robidoux, O.M.I. †Bishop of Churchill-Baie d’Hudson, Manitoba, Canada
45.9AppointedPatrick Webster, O.S.B. †Bishop of Saint George’s in Grenada, Grenada, AntillesArchbishop Emeritus of Castries, Saint Lucia, Antilles
8 Mar26.5Ordained PriestAlessandro Carmelo Ruffinoni, C.S.Priest of Congregation of the Missionaries of Saint Charles BorromeoBishop of Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
37.0Ordained BishopPeter Kwasi SarpongBishop of Kumasi, GhanaArchbishop Emeritus of Kumasi, Ghana
9 Mar54.5AppointedAntonio CunialBishop of Vittorio Veneto, Italy
40.6AppointedPatrick Fernández FloresAuxiliary Bishop of San Antonio, Texas, USAArchbishop Emeritus
40.6AppointedPatrick Fernández FloresTitular Bishop of ItalicaArchbishop Emeritus of San Antonio, Texas, USA
41.8AppointedLuíz Eugênio PérezBishop of Jales, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
10 Mar89.3DiedFlorido Ambrogio Acciari, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Rhodos {Rhodes}, Greece
57.5AppointedGiovanni ProniCoadjutor Bishop of Forli, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Forli-Bertinoro, Italy
57.5AppointedGiovanni ProniBishop of Bertinoro, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Forli-Bertinoro, Italy
12 Mar38.5AppointedJosé Agustín Ganuza García, O.A.R.Prelate of Bocas del Toro, PanamaPrelate Emeritus
14 Mar25.3Ordained PriestDavid Christopher McGoughPriest of Birmingham, England, Great BritainAuxiliary Bishop
15 Mar61.6InstalledJoseph Amihere EssuahBishop of Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana
25.3Ordained PriestFelipe González González, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinVicar Apostolic of Caroní, Venezuela
47.2Ordained BishopMaurus Gervase KombaBishop of Tanga, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
85.1DiedFrançois-Xavier Lacoursière, M. Afr. †Bishop Emeritus of Mbarara, Uganda
62.6DiedLawrence Patrick MoranAuxiliary Bishop of Melbourne, Australia
24.9Ordained PriestVincenzo PagliaPriest of Roma {Rome}, ItalyPresident of the Pontifical Council for the Family
16 Mar74.6DiedWilliam Joseph Anthony Bouter, M.H.M. †Bishop of Nellore, India
61.2SucceededBala Shoury ThummaBishop of Nellore, IndiaBishop Emeritus
17 Mar53.0AppointedSilvério Jarbas Paulo de Albuquerque, O.F.M. †Bishop of Caetité, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil
53.8AppointedAlair Vilar Fernandes de MeloBishop of Amargosa, Bahia, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
58.1AppointedLouis-Bertrand Tirilly, SS.CC. †Titular Bishop of BuduaBishop Emeritus of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)
58.1ResignedLouis-Bertrand Tirilly, SS.CC. †Bishop of Taiohae, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop Emeritus of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)
18 Mar28.2Ordained PriestRicardo Ezzati Andrello, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoCardinal, Archbishop of Santiago de Chile
25.1Ordained PriestMichele Russo, M.C.C.I.Priest of Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of JesusBishop Emeritus of Doba, Chad
19 Mar51.0Ordained BishopPatrick Vincent AhernTitular Bishop of NaieraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
45.0Ordained BishopMiguel Fenelon Câmara FilhoTitular Bishop of Ath TruimArchbishop Emeritus of Teresina, Piaui, Brazil
58.8AppointedEmanuele ClarizioPro-Prefect of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant PeoplePresident Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
50.6Ordained BishopEdward Dennis HeadTitular Bishop of Árd SrathaBishop Emeritus of Buffalo, New York, USA
43.2Ordained BishopFrancis Thomas HurleyTitular Bishop of DaimlaigArchbishop Emeritus of Anchorage, Alaska, USA
44.5Ordained BishopCândido Lorenzo González, O. de M.Titular Bishop of ScardonaBishop Emeritus of São Raimundo Nonato, Piaui, Brazil
40.4Ordained BishopHéctor Luis Lucas Peña GómezTitular Bishop of NovalicianaBishop Emeritus of Holguín, Cuba
26.1Ordained PriestGuerrino Perin, M.C.C.I.Priest of Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of JesusBishop of Mbaïki, Central African Republic
45.6Ordained BishopOnofre Cândido Rosa, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of IlliberiBishop Emeritus of Jardim, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
60.3AppointedMikolaj SasinowskiBishop of Łomża, Poland
20 Mar55.3InstalledAlejandro Durán MoreiraBishop of Rancagua, ChileBishop Emeritus
55.9AppointedIgnace Abdo Khalifé, S.J. †Archbishop (Personal Title), Auxiliary of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), LebanonBishop Emeritus of Saint Maron of Sydney (Maronite), Australia
55.9AppointedIgnace Abdo Khalifé, S.J. †Titular Archbishop of Apamea in Syria dei MaronitiBishop Emeritus of Saint Maron of Sydney (Maronite), Australia
21 Mar86.7DiedAdelchi AlbanesiBishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
25.8Ordained PriestRobert Joseph BakerPriest of Saint Augustine, Florida, USABishop of Birmingham, Alabama, USA
26.1Ordained PriestWarlito Cajandig y ItcuasPriestVicar Apostolic of Calapan, Philippines
BornEduardo José Castillo PinoGuayaquilAuxiliary Bishop of Portoviejo, Ecuador
75.6AppointedAlfredo Galindo Mendoza, M.Sp.S. †Titular Bishop of BurcaBishop Emeritus of Tijuana, Baja California Norte, México
75.6RetiredAlfredo Galindo Mendoza, M.Sp.S. †Bishop of Tijuana, Baja California Norte, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
26.0Ordained PriestGianfranco Agostino Gardin, O.F.M. Conv.Priest of Order of Friars Minor ConventualBishop of Treviso, Italy
31.5Ordained PriestMarcelo Angiolo Melani, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Neuquén, Argentina
43.4AppointedJuan Jesús Posadas OcampoBishop of Tijuana, Baja California Norte, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
30.8Ordained PriestRaymond Roussin, S. M.Priest of Society of MaryArchbishop Emeritus of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
48.3Ordained BishopPaul Hisao YasudaTitular Bishop of TucciArchbishop Emeritus of Osaka, Japan
22 Mar23.3Ordained PriestJan SzkodońPriest of Kraków {Cracow}, PolandAuxiliary Bishop
23 Mar37.2ConfirmedEdmund F. McCaffreyAbbot of Belmont-Mary Help of Christians, North Carolina, USAAbbot Emeritus
24 Mar85.5DiedEmilio Sosa Gaona, S.D.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en Paraguay
26 Mar BornJoseph Emile MouawadMayfouqCurial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
30 Mar23.7Solemn ProfessedDionisio Lachovicz (Liakhovych), O.S.B.M.Member of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Auxiliary Bishop of Kyiv-Halyč {Kiev} (Ukrainian), Ukraine
31 Mar38.8AppointedAntonio Dorado SotoBishop of Guadix, SpainBishop Emeritus of Málaga, Spain
60.6AppointedAnastasio Granados GarcíaBishop of Palencia, Spain
46.8AppointedMarco Tulio Ramírez RoaBishop of Cabimas, VenezuelaBishop of San Cristóbal de Venezuela
77.2AppointedJosé Souto VizosoTitular Bishop of IlliciBishop Emeritus of Palencia, Spain
77.2RetiredJosé Souto VizosoBishop of Palencia, SpainBishop Emeritus
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