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The Year of Our Lord 1972

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January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown22.1ProfessedQuesnel Alphonse, S.M.M.Member of Missionaries of the Company of MaryAuxiliary Bishop of Port-au-Prince, Haďti
79.9DiedJoseph Chow Chi-shih (Ceuzisce, Zhou Ji-shi), C.M. †Archbishop of Nanchang [Nanchang], China
43.3SucceededPeter Chung Hoan TingVicar Apostolic of Kota Kinabalu, MalaysiaArchbishop Emeritus of Kuching, Malaysia
DiedMichael Di Simone, C.P. †Prefect of Sekadau, Indonesia
80.3RetiredFrancisco Xavier da Piedade RebelloApostolic Administrator of Goa e Damăo, IndiaApostolic Administrator Emeritus
DiedJúan Giordani, F.S.C.J. †Prefect of La Paz en la Baja California Sur, México
63.0ResignedBasil (Herman) Heiser, O.F.M. Conv. †Minister General of Order of Friars Minor ConventualMinister General Emeritus
69.6ResignedJohannes M. Hoeck (Höck), O.S.B. †Superior General of Order of Saint Benedict
17.9ProfessedMoussa El-Hage, O.A.M.Member of Antonin Maronite Order (Maronite)Archbishop of Haifa and the Holy Land {Haifa e Terra Santa} (Maronite), Israel
20.3ProfessedMichael Lenihan, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop of La Ceiba, Honduras
59.6ResignedJoăo Floriano Loewenau, O.F.M. †Prelate of Óbidos, Para, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
DiedAlfonso Robledo de Manizales, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of San Andrés y Providencia, Colombia
50.0AppointedPaul Casimir MarcinkusPresident of the Roman Curia - OtherPresident Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State
45.1AppointedDomenico Crescentino Marinozzi, O.F.M. Cap.Apostolic Administrator of Hosanna, EthiopiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Soddo-Hosanna, Ethiopia
29.2ProfessedCharles Kambale Mbogha, A.A. †Priest of Augustinians of the AssumptionArchbishop of Bukavu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
64.5ResignedTeodoro Minisci, O.S.B.I. †Abbot of Santa Maria di Grottaferrata (Italo-Albanese), ItalyAbbot Emeritus
27.6Ordained DeaconYves Maria Monot, C.S.Sp.Deacon of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop of Ouesso, Congo
38.6AppointedGratian Mundadan, C.M.I.Apostolic Exarch of Bijnor (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaBishop Emeritus of Bijnor (Syro-Malabarese), India
51.4ResignedJerónimo José PodestáTitular Bishop of Horrea AniniciBishop Emeritus of Avellaneda, Argentina
58.8AppointedJoăo de Souza Lima, O. Cist. †Apostolic Administrator of Itacoatiara, Amazonas, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
3 Jan45.1AppointedManfred MüllerAuxiliary Bishop of Augsburg, GermanyBishop Emeritus of Regensburg, Germany
45.1AppointedManfred MüllerTitular Bishop of IubaltianaBishop Emeritus of Regensburg, Germany
48.4AppointedFranz Xaver SchwarzenböckAuxiliary Bishop of München und Freising {Munich}, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
48.4AppointedFranz Xaver SchwarzenböckTitular Bishop of VageataAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
57.5AppointedRudolf SchmidAuxiliary Bishop of Augsburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
57.5AppointedRudolf SchmidTitular Bishop of DionysianaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Augsburg, Germany
51.2AppointedHeinrich von Soden-FraunhofenAuxiliary Bishop of München und Freising {Munich}, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
51.2AppointedHeinrich von Soden-FraunhofenTitular Bishop of BelaliAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
5 Jan26.3Ordained PriestJacob AngadiathPriest of Palai (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaBishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Chicago (Syro-Malabarese), Illinois, USA
6 Jan59.6AppointedAnnibale Bugnini, C.M. †Titular Archbishop of DiocletianaApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Iran
63.3AppointedGiuseppe CasoriaTitular Archbishop of Forum NovumCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Sacraments and Divine Worship
64.3AppointedEdward Louis Heston, C.S.C. †Titular Archbishop of NumidaPresident of the Pontifical Commission of Social Communications
60.6AppointedPaul Augustin Mayer, O.S.B. †Titular Archbishop of SatrianumCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”
7 Jan55.7AppointedJean Albert Marie Auguste BernardBishop of Nancy (-Toul), FranceBishop Emeritus
85.2DiedDionisio BorraBishop Emeritus of Fossano, Italy
51.8AppointedJan GurdaAuxiliary Bishop of Kielce, Poland
51.8AppointedJan GurdaTitular Bishop of ThasbaltaAuxiliary Bishop of Kielce, Poland
56.3AppointedFederico G. Limon, S.V.D. †Coadjutor Archbishop of Lingayen-Dagupan, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
56.3AppointedFederico G. Limon, S.V.D. †Titular Archbishop of AquavivaArchbishop Emeritus of Lingayen-Dagupan, Philippines
82.8DiedJacques Mangers, S.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Oslo, Norway
41.4AppointedJoseph PowathilAuxiliary Bishop of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
41.4AppointedJoseph PowathilTitular Bishop of Caesarea PhilippiArchbishop Emeritus of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabarese), India
8 Jan28.9ProfessedHilarius Moa Nurak, S.V.D.Member of Society of the Divine WordBishop of Pangkal-Pinang, Indonesia
9 Jan87.5DiedJoseph Emmanuel Descuffi, C.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Izmir (Smirne), Turkey
43.9Ordained BishopAuguste NobouBishop of Korhogo, Côte d’IvoireArchbishop Emeritus of Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire
10 Jan25.1Ordained PriestAndrew FrancisPriestBishop of Multan, Pakistan
12 Jan62.8Ordained BishopMichael Joseph BegleyBishop of Charlotte, North Carolina, USABishop Emeritus
15 Jan56.6AppointedAldo Del MonteBishop of Novara, ItalyBishop Emeritus
24.6Ordained PriestJacinto Furtado de Brito SobrinhoPriest of Bacabal, Maranho, BrazilArchbishop of Teresina, Piaui, Brazil
43.4AppointedJaime Lachica SinCoadjutor Archbishop of Jaro, PhilippinesCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Manila, Philippines
43.4AppointedJaime Lachica SinTitular Archbishop of Massa LubrenseCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Manila, Philippines
16 Jan81.2DiedGregorio Modrego y CasausArchbishop Emeritus of Barcelona, Spain
64.0AppointedLéonce TchantayanAuxiliary Bishop of Cilicia (Armenian), LebanonBishop Emeritus of Ispahan {Esfáan) (Armenian), Iran
64.0AppointedLéonce TchantayanTitular Bishop of Sebastopolis in ArmeniaBishop Emeritus of Ispahan {Esfáan) (Armenian), Iran
64.0ResignedLéonce TchantayanBishop of Ispahan {Esfáan) (Armenian), IranBishop Emeritus
17 Jan83.0DiedGaspar Lischerong, S.J. †Apostolic Administrator of Daming [Taming], China
18 Jan63.0AppointedSamuel Chauriz, O.A.O.C. †Archbishop of Ahwaz (Chaldean), IranArchbishop of Urmyā {Rezayeh} (Chaldean), Iran
20 Jan61.3ResignedHendrik Theodorus Edmund BeelAuxiliary Bishop of Roermond, NetherlandsAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
39.3AppointedJoannes Baptist Matthijs GijsenBishop of Roermond, NetherlandsBishop Emeritus of Reykjavik, Iceland
21 Jan45.8AppointedDesiderio Elso CollinoAuxiliary Bishop of Rosario, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Lomas de Zamora, Argentina
45.8AppointedDesiderio Elso CollinoTitular Bishop of BuxentumBishop Emeritus of Lomas de Zamora, Argentina
54.4DiedGerardo Valencia Cano, M.X.Y. †Vicar Apostolic of Buenaventura, Colombia
22 Jan57.0AppointedGiuseppe MoizoCoadjutor Bishop of Acqui, ItalyBishop
57.0AppointedGiuseppe MoizoTitular Bishop of Caesarea in MauretaniaBishop of Acqui, Italy
50.7AppointedCesare PaganiBishop of Cittŕ di Castello, ItalyArchbishop of Perugia-Cittŕ della Pieve, Italy
50.7AppointedCesare PaganiBishop of Gubbio, ItalyArchbishop of Perugia-Cittŕ della Pieve, Italy
55.3ResignedDiego Parodi, M.C.C.I. †Apostolic Administrator of Cittŕ di Castello, ItalyBishop of Ischia, Italy
55.3ResignedDiego Parodi, M.C.C.I. †Apostolic Administrator of Gubbio, ItalyBishop of Ischia, Italy
23 Jan62.9DiedFélix Ley, O.F.M. Cap. †Apostolic Administrator of Naha, Japan
24 Jan83.2RetiredManuel Gonçalves CerejeiraVicar Apostolic of Portugal, MilitaryCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
43.7AppointedAntónio RibeiroVicar Apostolic of Portugal, MilitaryCardinal, Patriarch of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
25 Jan23.5Ordained PriestJuan García RodríguezPriest of Camagüey, CubaArchbishop of Camagüey, Cuba
48.6Ordained BishopRené Henry GracidaTitular Bishop of MasuccabaBishop Emeritus of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
43.7Ordained BishopJohn Aloysius MarshallBishop of Burlington, Vermont, USABishop of Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
30.3Ordained PriestVincent Marius Joseph PeirisPriest of Colombo, Sri LankaAuxiliary Bishop
51.3Ordained BishopBenedito de Ulhôa VieiraTitular Bishop of BitettumArchbishop Emeritus of Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil
26 Jan43.7Ordained BishopLouis Edward GelineauBishop of Providence, Rhode Island, USABishop Emeritus
28 Jan50.5AppointedEdward Thomas O’MearaAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USAArchbishop of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
50.5AppointedEdward Thomas O’MearaTitular Bishop of ThisiduoArchbishop of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
29 Jan58.4SucceededFrancesco AmadioBishop of Valva e Sulmona, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Rieti (-S. Salvatore Maggiore), Italy
65.2ResignedMarc-Armand LallierApostolic Administrator of Nancy (-Toul), FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Besançon, France
83.1RetiredLuciano MarcanteBishop of Valva e Sulmona, ItalyBishop Emeritus
30 Jan73.2DiedCharles Quentin Bertram Olwell, C.P. †Prelate Emeritus of Marbel, Philippines
31 Jan43.9AppointedCelso Pereira de Almeida, O.P.Auxiliary Bishop of Porto Nacional, Tocatins, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Itumbiara, Goias, Brazil
43.9AppointedCelso Pereira de Almeida, O.P.Titular Bishop of CamplumBishop Emeritus of Itumbiara, Goias, Brazil
Feb64.1Ordained BishopNykanor Mykola Deyneha (Dejneha), M.S.U. †Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
1 Feb27.9Ordained PriestManfred MelzerPriest of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop
65.6AppointedJuan Moleón AndreuBishop of Paraguay, Military
2 Feb20.6ProfessedWilson Tadeu Jönck, S.C.I.Member of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartArchbishop of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
52.4Ordained BishopJoseph Francis MaguireTitular Bishop of MactarisBishop Emeritus of Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
46.3AppointedJames Joseph McGuinnessCoadjutor Bishop of Nottingham, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
46.3AppointedJames Joseph McGuinnessTitular Bishop of Sanctus GermanusBishop Emeritus of Nottingham, England, Great Britain
57.4Ordained BishopLawrence Joseph RileyTitular Bishop of DaimlaigAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
3 Feb38.3AppointedErwin Hecht, O.M.I.Auxiliary Bishop of Kimberley, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
38.3AppointedErwin Hecht, O.M.I.Titular Bishop of ObbaBishop Emeritus of Kimberley, South Africa
50.3AppointedHenry-Camille-Gustave-Marie L’HeureuxBishop of Perpignan-Elne, FranceBishop Emeritus
68.9ResignedJohn Baptist Rosenthal, S.A.C. †Bishop of Queenstown, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
63.7AppointedJohn Baptist Rosner, S.A.C. †Bishop of Queenstown, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
55.6AppointedManuel VisuvasamBishop of Coimbatore, India
4 Feb40.4AppointedJosé Agustín Ganuza García, O.A.R.Titular Bishop of PauzeraPrelate Emeritus of Bocas del Toro, Panama
5 Feb41.4Ordained BishopMichele GiordanoTitular Bishop of Lari CastellumCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
6 Feb52.1Ordained BishopJosé María Cases DeordalBishop of Segorbe-Castellón de la Plana, SpainBishop Emeritus
41.6Ordained BishopAntônio Soares CostaTitular Bishop of Synnada in MauretaniaBishop of Caruaru, Pernambuco, Brazil
8 Feb66.3AppointedMihály Endrey-EipelAuxiliary Bishop of Pécs, HungaryBishop of Vác, Hungary
45.3AppointedÁrpád Fábián, O. Praem. †Apostolic Administrator of Szombathely, HungaryBishop
45.3AppointedÁrpád Fábián, O. Praem. †Titular Bishop of ClypiaBishop of Szombathely, Hungary
44.4AppointedLászló Kádár, O. Cist. †Auxiliary Bishop of Veszprém, HungaryArchbishop of Eger, Hungary
44.4AppointedLászló Kádár, O. Cist. †Titular Bishop of SaetabisArchbishop of Eger, Hungary
73.8AppointedSándor Klempa, O. Praem. †Titular Bishop of BastiApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Veszprém, Hungary
73.8ResignedSándor Klempa, O. Praem. †Apostolic Administrator of Veszprém, HungaryApostolic Administrator Emeritus
78.7RetiredSándor KovácsBishop of Szombathely, HungaryBishop Emeritus
61.9AppointedLászló LékaiApostolic Administrator of Veszprém, HungaryCardinal, Archbishop of Esztergom, Hungary
61.9AppointedLászló LékaiTitular Bishop of Girus TarasiiCardinal, Archbishop of Esztergom, Hungary
74.9RetiredJosé de Jesús Martinez VargasBishop of Armenia, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
38.2AppointedLibardo Ramírez GómezBishop of Armenia, ColombiaBishop Emeritus of Garzón, Colombia
9 Feb83.1DiedFelice BeccaroBishop of San Miniato, Italy
11 Feb60.0DiedPavol BrezanóczyArchbishop of Eger, Hungary
13 Feb88.8DiedWilliam Lawrence AdrianBishop Emeritus of Nashville, Tennessee, USA
47.5Ordained BishopSaminini ArulappaArchbishop of Hyderabad, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
51.6Ordained BishopCharles Amarin BrandTitular Bishop of UthinaArchbishop Emeritus of Strasbourg, France
59.7Ordained BishopAnnibale Bugnini, C.M. †Titular Archbishop of DiocletianaApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Iran
63.4Ordained BishopGiuseppe CasoriaTitular Archbishop of Forum NovumCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Sacraments and Divine Worship
45.9Ordained BishopDesiderio Elso CollinoTitular Bishop of BuxentumBishop Emeritus of Lomas de Zamora, Argentina
37.9Ordained BishopPatelisio Punou-Ki-Hihifo Finau, S.M. †Titular Bishop of AurusulianaBishop of Tonga, Pacific (Oceania)
39.3Ordained BishopJoannes Baptist Matthijs GijsenBishop of Roermond, NetherlandsBishop Emeritus of Reykjavik, Iceland
51.9Ordained BishopJan GurdaTitular Bishop of ThasbaltaAuxiliary Bishop of Kielce, Poland
64.4Ordained BishopEdward Louis Heston, C.S.C. †Titular Archbishop of NumidaPresident of the Pontifical Commission of Social Communications
62.9Ordained BishopAntal JakabTitular Bishop of AstigiBishop Emeritus of Alba Iulia, Romania
60.2Ordained BishopTamás JungTitular Bishop of Castellum in NumidiaApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Zrenjanin, Serbia
43.2Ordained BishopEfraím Basílio Krevey (Krevei), O.S.B.M. †Titular Bishop of CaffaBishop Emeritus of Săo Joăo Batista em Curitiba (Ukrainian), Brazil
56.4Ordained BishopFederico G. Limon, S.V.D. †Titular Archbishop of AquavivaArchbishop Emeritus of Lingayen-Dagupan, Philippines
60.7Ordained BishopPaul Augustin Mayer, O.S.B. †Titular Archbishop of SatrianumCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”
50.5Ordained BishopEdward Thomas O’MearaTitular Bishop of ThisiduoArchbishop of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
50.8Ordained BishopCesare PaganiBishop of Cittŕ di Castello, ItalyArchbishop of Perugia-Cittŕ della Pieve, Italy
61.4Ordained BishopEdoardo PecoraioTitular Archbishop of CumaePresident Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
41.5Ordained BishopJoseph PowathilTitular Bishop of Caesarea PhilippiArchbishop Emeritus of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabarese), India
36.3Ordained BishopCarlos José Ruiseco VieiraTitular Bishop of FebianaArchbishop Emeritus of Cartagena, Colombia
47.6Ordained BishopDermot J. RyanArchbishop of Dublin, IrelandArchbishop Emeritus
45.6Ordained BishopHernando Velásquez LoteroTitular Bishop of GarbaBishop Emeritus of Facatativá, Colombia
15 Feb50.9AppointedVittorio PiolaBishop of Biella, ItalyBishop Emeritus
82.0RetiredCarlo RossiBishop of Biella, ItalyBishop Emeritus
16 Feb68.0DiedPacificus Ly-Hsüan-te (Li Huande), O.F.M. †Bishop of Yan’an [Yenan], China
17 Feb30.2ProfessedLucio Alfert, O.M.I.Member of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateVicar Apostolic of Pilcomayo, Paraguay
BornKęstutis KėvalasKaunasAuxiliary Bishop of Kaunas, Lithuania
19 Feb39.9AppointedAugusto César Alves Ferreira da Silva, C.M.Bishop of Tete, MozambiqueBishop Emeritus of Portalegre-Castelo Branco, Portugal
49.0AppointedEurico Dias NogueiraBishop of Sá da Bandeira, AngolaArchbishop Emeritus of Braga, Portugal
48.4AppointedAmérico HenriquesBishop of Nova Lisboa, AngolaBishop Emeritus
55.4AppointedFélix Niza RibeiroBishop of Joăo Belo, MozambiqueBishop Emeritus
56.3AppointedAltino Ribeiro de SantanaBishop of Beira, Mozambique
20 Feb76.2DiedCelestino Miguel Fernández Pérez, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of San Marcos, Guatemala
52.2Ordained BishopHenrique Froehlich, S.J. †Titular Bishop of IomniumBishop Emeritus of Sinop, Mato Grosso, Brazil
21 Feb87.9DiedEugčne-Gabriel-Gervais-Laurent TisserantCardinal, Dean of the College of Cardinals
22 Feb85.1DiedKarel SkoupyBishop of Brno, Czech Republic
23 Feb45.1AppointedRaymond Joseph Louis BouchexAuxiliary Bishop of Aix (-Arles-Embrun), FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Avignon (-Apt, Cavaillon, Carpentras, Orange, e Vaison), France
45.1AppointedRaymond Joseph Louis BouchexTitular Bishop of ElvasArchbishop Emeritus of Avignon (-Apt, Cavaillon, Carpentras, Orange, e Vaison), France
24 Feb82.0DiedAnastasio Hurtado y RoblesBishop Emeritus of Tepic, Nayarit, México
26.3Solemn ProfessedGabriel Enrique Montero Umańa, O.F.M. Conv.Member of Order of Friars Minor ConventualBishop of San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
26 Feb87.3DiedAntónio Valente da FonsecaBishop Emeritus of Vila Real, Portugal
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