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The Year of Our Lord 1970

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Jul41.1ResignedAlfonso Liguori Morapeli, O.M.I. †Apostolic Administrator of Leribe, LesothoArchbishop of Maseru, Lesotho
2 Jul50.5AppointedMiguel Angel Araújo IglesiasBishop of Mondoñedo-Ferrol, SpainBishop Emeritus
76.7AppointedJosé García y GoldarazTitular Archbishop of FerentiumArchbishop Emeritus of Valladolid, Spain
76.7RetiredJosé García y GoldarazArchbishop of Valladolid, SpainArchbishop Emeritus
33.9Ordained PriestFernando Guimarães KevanuPriestBishop Emeritus of Ondjiva, Angola
44.1Ordained BishopDesmond Charles Moore, M.S.C.Bishop of Alotau-Sideia, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
68.7AppointedFelix Romero MenjibarArchbishop of Valladolid, Spain
3 Jul24.2Ordained PriestFernando FiloniPriest of Nardò, ItalyCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
4 Jul74.6DiedLorenzo BasoliBishop of Ogliastra, Italy
85.8DiedRalph Leo HayesBishop Emeritus of Davenport, Iowa, USA
37.1Ordained BishopPaul KhoaraiBishop of Leribe, LesothoBishop Emeritus
38.4AppointedPedro Claro Meurice EstiuArchbishop of Santiago de CubaArchbishop Emeritus
31.3Ordained PriestGerard Sithunywa NdlovuPriestBishop Emeritus of Umzimkulu, South Africa
53.7AppointedAngelo Fausto VallaincAuxiliary Bishop of Siena, ItalyBishop of Alba (Pompea), Italy
53.7AppointedAngelo Fausto VallaincTitular Bishop of FrequentiumBishop of Alba (Pompea), Italy
5 Jul56.5Ordained BishopAntoni AdamiukTitular Bishop of Ala MiliariaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Opole, Poland
24.5Ordained PriestMario ZenariPriest of Verona, ItalyApostolic Nuncio to Syria
6 Jul56.8AppointedCarlo MartiniApostolic Delegate to MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of L’Aquila, Italy
9 Jul72.5DiedStanislaus TiggaBishop of Raigarh-Ambikapur, India
10 Jul65.5DiedJoseph Patrick DoughertyBishop Emeritus of Yakima, Washington, USA
11 Jul25.2Ordained PriestPeter Wilfred Novecosky, O.S.B.Priest of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot Emeritus of Saint Peter-Muenster, Saskatchewan, Canada
47.1Ordained BishopMarco Tulio Ramírez RoaBishop of Cabimas, VenezuelaBishop of San Cristóbal de Venezuela
12 Jul28.8Ordained PriestCándido Cárdenas VillalbaPriestBishop of Benjamín Aceval, Paraguay
28.4Ordained PriestFrederico Heimler, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
28.5Ordained PriestHervé ItouaPriestBishop Emeritus of Ouesso, Congo
23.3Ordained PriestDomenico MogaveroPriest of Palermo, ItalyBishop of Mazara del Vallo, Italy
13 Jul80.4AppointedAnastasio Hurtado y RoblesTitular Bishop of CissaBishop Emeritus of Tepic, Nayarit, México
80.4RetiredAnastasio Hurtado y RoblesBishop of Tepic, Nayarit, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
74.2DiedWilliam Cecil McGrath (MacGrath), S.F.M. †Prefect Emeritus of Lishui [Lishui], China
15 Jul43.6SelectedHenri Salina, C.R.A. †Abbot of Saint-Maurice, SwitzerlandAbbot Emeritus
16 Jul54.8ResignedPaul Ch’eng Shih-kuangApostolic Administrator of Kiayi, TaiwanBishop Emeritus of Tainan, Taiwan
45.5Ordained BishopMatthew Kia Yen-wenBishop of Kiayi, TaiwanArchbishop Emeritus of Taipei, Taiwan
51.2AppointedSotero Sanz VillalbaTitular Archbishop of Emerita AugustaApostolic Delegate to México
51.2AppointedSotero Sanz VillalbaApostolic Nuncio to ChileApostolic Delegate to México
17 Jul47.5AppointedJavier Azagra LabianoAuxiliary Bishop of Cartagena (en España)Bishop Emeritus
47.5AppointedJavier Azagra LabianoTitular Bishop of LacubazaBishop Emeritus of Cartagena (en España)
47.3Ordained BishopClaude Germain Berthold, M.E.P. †Bishop of Ubon Ratchathani, ThailandBishop Emeritus
74.8DiedEnrique (Henry) Ederle, S.V.D. †Prefect Emeritus of Mindoro, Philippines
45.8AppointedNicolas M. MondejarAuxiliary Bishop of Cebu, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of San Carlos, Philippines
45.8AppointedNicolas M. MondejarTitular Bishop of GrumentumBishop Emeritus of San Carlos, Philippines
18 Jul25.0Ordained PriestAntonio José López CastilloPriest of Maracaibo, VenezuelaArchbishop of Barquisimeto, Venezuela
49.3AppointedVittorio PiolaAuxiliary Bishop of Novara, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Biella, Italy
49.3AppointedVittorio PiolaTitular Bishop of AtellaBishop Emeritus of Biella, Italy
28.7Ordained PriestAngelo ScolaPriest of Teramo-Atri, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
19 Jul28.3Ordained PriestMatthias Kobena NketsiahPriest of Cape Coast, GhanaArchbishop
62.5Ordained BishopJosip SálacTitular Bishop of BalianaAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
50.9Ordained BishopMijo Škvorc, S.J. †Titular Bishop of HadrumetumAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
20 Jul57.1AppointedAbramo FreschiCoadjutor Bishop of Concordia (Sagittaria), ItalyBishop Emeritus of Concordia-Pordenone, Italy
57.1AppointedAbramo FreschiTitular Bishop of NasbincaBishop Emeritus of Concordia-Pordenone, Italy
22 Jul58.1Ordained BishopRichard Thomas McGrathBishop of Saint George’s, Newfoundland, CanadaBishop Emeritus
23 Jul75.4RetiredLouis-Séverin Haller, C.R.A. †Abbot of Saint-Maurice, SwitzerlandAbbot Emeritus
24 Jul74.4DiedJohn BurkeBishop Emeritus of Simla and Chandigarh, India
69.9AppointedLawrence Alexander GlennTitular Bishop of BleraBishop Emeritus of Crookston, Minnesota, USA
69.9ResignedLawrence Alexander GlennBishop of Crookston, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus
25 Jul49.1AppointedAntonio Lloren MabutasCoadjutor Archbishop of Davao, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
49.1AppointedAntonio Lloren MabutasTitular Archbishop of ValeriaArchbishop Emeritus of Davao, Philippines
29.4Ordained PriestWilfrid Fox Napier, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorCardinal, Archbishop of Durban, South Africa
26 Jul28.2Ordained PriestAfonso Fioreze, C.P.Priest of Congregation of the PassionBishop of Luziânia, Goias, Brazil
27 Jul52.1AppointedPablo Correa LeónTitular Bishop of ColumnataBishop Emeritus of Cúcuta, Colombia
52.1ResignedPablo Correa LeónBishop of Cúcuta, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
BornGustavo Alejandro MontiniRaquelAuxiliary Bishop of San Roque de Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña, Argentina
92.5DiedJosé Cándido Piñol y BatresBishop Emeritus of Granada, Nicaragua
28 Jul46.3AppointedKenneth Joseph PovishBishop of Crookston, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus of Lansing, Michigan, USA
29 Jul70.6ResignedFriedrich Maria Heinrich RintelenAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, Germany
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