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The Year of Our Lord 1971

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Apr65.7DiedLuigi BarberoBishop of Vigevano, Italy
3 Apr26.2Ordained PriestFernando Mason, O.F.M. Conv.Priest of Order of Friars Minor ConventualBishop Emeritus of Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
26.3Ordained PriestEdmundo Ponziano Valenzuela Mellid, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop Emeritus of Asunción, Paraguay
4 Apr52.5Ordained BishopCornelius ElanjikalBishop of Vijayapuram, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Verapoly, India
53.2Ordained BishopJoseph KelantharaArchbishop of Verapoly, India
5 Apr45.1AppointedJuan Rodolfo Laise, O.F.M. Cap. †Coadjutor Bishop of San Luis, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
45.1AppointedJuan Rodolfo Laise, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of IomniumBishop Emeritus of San Luis, Argentina
24.9Ordained PriestGiuseppe Piemontese, O.F.M. Conv.Priest of Order of Friars Minor ConventualBishop Emeritus of Terni-Narni-Amelia, Italy
BornVinsensius Setiawan TriatmojoBishop of Tanjungkarang, Indonesia
6 Apr61.3ResignedLawrence Pullen Hardman, S.M.M. †Titular Bishop of CenculianaBishop Emeritus of Zomba, Malawi
9 Apr65.7DiedBiagio MustoBishop of Aquino, Sora, e Pontecorvo, Italy
14 Apr BornIsaac Bundepuun DuguBishop of Katsina-Ala, Nigeria
15 Apr66.4ResignedNicolas Kinsch, S.C.I. †Titular Archbishop of ZucchabarArchbishop Emeritus of Kisangani, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
30.1Ordained PriestRoger Paul MorinPriest of New Orleans, Louisiana, USABishop Emeritus of Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
17 Apr75.2RetiredIldefonso (Matteo Renato) Rea, O.S.B. †Abbot of Montecassino, ItalyAbbot Emeritus
57.1AppointedBiagio Vittorio Terrinoni, O.F.M. Cap. †Auxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Avezzano, Italy
57.1AppointedBiagio Vittorio Terrinoni, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of FerentiumBishop Emeritus of Avezzano, Italy
18 Apr51.8Ordained BishopCarlo CavallaBishop of Casale Monferrato, ItalyBishop Emeritus
24.1Ordained PriestFerenc (Franz) CserhátiPriest of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad} and Satu Mare {Szatmár}, RomaniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
49.9Ordained BishopTomislav JablanovićTitular Bishop of Aquae in DaciaAuxiliary Bishop of Vrhbosna {Sarajevo}, Bosnia and Herzegovina
49.6Ordained BishopVictor Razafimahatratra, S.J. †Bishop of Farafangana, MadagascarCardinal, Archbishop of Antananarivo, Madagascar
43.3Ordained BishopBenedict Ganesh SinghTitular Bishop of ArsennariaBishop Emeritus of Georgetown, Guyana, Antilles
75.1DiedPablo Tobar Gonzáles, C.M. †Bishop of Cuttack, India
20 Apr BornPaul DempseyBishop of Achonry, Ireland
72.5ResignedVincenzo Maria JaconoTitular Bishop of PataraBishop Emeritus of Nicastro, Italy
21 Apr45.9SucceededErnesto Alvarez Alvarez, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Cuenca, EcuadorArchbishop Emeritus
59.0Ordained BishopRoyappan Antony MuthuBishop of Vellore, India
45.2AppointedJoaquim Rufino do RêgoBishop of Quixadá, Ceara, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Parnaíba, Piaui, Brazil
BornGuadalupe Antonio Ruíz UrquínPrelate of Huautla, Oaxaca, México
72.3DiedManuel de Jesús Serrano AbadArchbishop of Cuenca, Ecuador
22 Apr84.6DiedStanislas CourbeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
58.6Ordained BishopFrancis James HarrisonTitular Bishop of Aquae in NumidiaBishop Emeritus of Syracuse, New York, USA
39.4Ordained BishopMiguel Gatan PuruggananTitular Bishop of EgnatiaBishop Emeritus of Ilagan, Philippines
23 Apr81.4DiedSaturnino Rubio y MontiélBishop Emeritus of Osma-Soria, Spain
24 Apr55.5AppointedAntonio de Hornedo Correa, S.J. †Titular Bishop of Castellum MinusBishop Emeritus of Chachapoyas, Peru
55.5AppointedAntonio de Hornedo Correa, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of San Francisco Javier, PeruBishop Emeritus of Chachapoyas, Peru
61.9AppointedFrancis EkkaBishop of Raigarh-Ambikapur, IndiaBishop of Raigarh, India
50.2AppointedFelixberto Camacho FloresBishop of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania)Archbishop of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania)
59.5ResignedJoseph Brendan Houlihan, S.P.S. †Titular Bishop of ChunaviaBishop Emeritus of Eldoret, Kenya
37.3AppointedRaphaël Lubaki NgangaCoadjutor Bishop of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop
37.3AppointedRaphaël Lubaki NgangaTitular Bishop of CenculianaBishop of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
44.1AppointedEmiliano Kulhi MadangengAuxiliary Bishop of Mountain Provinces (Montagnosa), PhilippinesVicar Apostolic Emeritus
44.1AppointedEmiliano Kulhi MadangengTitular Bishop of TrofimianaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Mountain Provinces (Montagnosa), Philippines
79.9DiedBernardo Merizalde Morales, O.A.R. †Prefect Emeritus of Tumaco, Colombia
40.9AppointedJames Anthony ToppoBishop of Jalpaiguri, India
33.8AppointedJoseph Edra UkpoAuxiliary Bishop of Ogoja, NigeriaArchbishop Emeritus of Calabar, Nigeria
33.8AppointedJoseph Edra UkpoTitular Bishop of ChulluArchbishop Emeritus of Calabar, Nigeria
26.6Ordained PriestJoseph Võ Ðức MinhPriest of Ðà Lạt, Viet NamBishop Emeritus of Nha Trang, Viet Nam
25 Apr41.3Ordained BishopRaymond MwanyikaBishop of Njombe, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
26 Apr71.2ResignedClemente Geiger, C.Pp.S. †Prelate of Xingu, Para, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
64.7AppointedEurico Kräutler, C.Pp.S. †Prelate of Xingu, Para, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
64.7AppointedEurico Kräutler, C.Pp.S. †Titular Bishop of CissaPrelate Emeritus of Xingu, Para, Brazil
75.8RetiredFrancis Peter LeipzigBishop of Baker, Oregon, USABishop Emeritus
75.0DiedCesar Antonio Mosquera CorralArchbishop Emeritus of Guayaquil, Ecuador
49.5AppointedMário Teixeira Gurgel, S.D.S. †Bishop of Itabira, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Itabira-Fabriciano, Minas Gerais, Brazil
27 Apr52.5AppointedJohn Joseph FitzpatrickBishop of Brownsville, Texas, USABishop Emeritus
57.5AppointedVincent Madeley HarrisCoadjutor Bishop of Austin, Texas, USABishop Emeritus
57.5AppointedVincent Madeley HarrisTitular Bishop of RotariaBishop Emeritus of Austin, Texas, USA
40.2Ordained BishopRafael Montiano LimBishop of Laoag, PhilippinesBishop of Boac, Philippines
78.3ResignedLouis La Ravoire Morrow, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of VallipositaBishop Emeritus of Krishnagar, India
28 Apr50.1Ordained BishopPackiam ArokiaswamyBishop of Ootacamund, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Tanjore, India
64.9ResignedHendrick Joseph Cornelius Maria de Cocq, SS.CC. †Bishop of Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop Emeritus
55.5AppointedJohn Hubert Macey Rodgers, S.M. †Apostolic Administrator of Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop Emeritus
29 Apr43.1AppointedÉrico FerrariBishop of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
30 Apr92.3DiedPio Alberto Fariña FariñaAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Chile
47.2ResignedDuraisamy Simon LourdusamyArchbishop of Bangalore, IndiaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
39.4AppointedSergio Obeso RiveraBishop of Papantla, Puebla, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, México
59.5AppointedMiguel Peinado PeinadoBishop of Jaén, SpainBishop Emeritus
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