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The Year of Our Lord 1972

Bishop Events

May to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 May42.4Ordained BishopJean-Charles ThomasTitular Bishop of Gemellae in NumidiaBishop Emeritus of Versailles, France
3 May78.4RetiredStephen Joseph DonahueAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
54.3ResignedEdouard Gagnon, P.S.S. †Bishop of Saint Paul in Alberta, CanadaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Family
53.0AppointedRaymond RoyBishop of Saint Paul in Alberta, CanadaBishop Emeritus
55.9Ordained BishopManuel VisuvasamBishop of Coimbatore, India
5 May73.2ResignedLéo Deschâtelets, O.M.I. †Superior General of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateSuperior General Emeritus
6 May50.4AppointedPaolo Vieri Andreotti, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Lyallpur, PakistanBishop Emeritus of Faisalabad, Pakistan
50.4AppointedPaolo Vieri Andreotti, O.P. †Titular Bishop of AfufeniaBishop Emeritus of Faisalabad, Pakistan
42.3AppointedAmbroise Uma Arakayo AmabeCoadjutor Bishop of Isiro-Niangara, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop
42.3AppointedAmbroise Uma Arakayo AmabeTitular Bishop of Horrea CoeliaBishop of Isiro-Niangara, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
72.9ResignedJoseph Fady, M. Afr. †Bishop of Lilongwe, MalawiBishop Emeritus
38.7AppointedPatrick Augustine Kalilombe, M. Afr. †Bishop of Lilongwe, MalawiBishop Emeritus
76.2DiedKazimierz Jósef KowalskiBishop of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), Poland
50.4AppointedHerman Ferdinandus Maria Münninghoff, O.F.M.Bishop of Djajapura, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus of Jayapura, Indonesia
62.8AppointedJohn Patrick MurphyBishop of Port Elizabeth, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
54.1AppointedGérard Ngoy KabweBishop of Manono, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
57.1ResignedRudolf Joseph Manfred Staverman, O.F.M. †Bishop of Djajapura, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
7 May42.0Ordained BishopJuan Luis Ysern de ArceTitular Bishop of GuardialfieraBishop Emeritus of San Carlos de Ancud, Chile
8 May22.3Ordained DeaconKazimierz NyczDeacon of Kraków {Cracow}, PolandCardinal, Archbishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
9 May25.4Ordained PriestEdward William ClarkPriest of Los Angeles, California, USAAuxiliary Bishop
91.7DiedMiho PušicBishop Emeritus of Hvar (-Brac e Vis), Croatia
11 May38.6Ordained BishopErwin Hecht, O.M.I.Titular Bishop of ObbaBishop Emeritus of Kimberley, South Africa
12 May47.3AppointedJózef Kazimierz KluzAuxiliary Bishop of Gdańsk, Poland
47.3AppointedJózef Kazimierz KluzTitular Bishop of HiltaAuxiliary Bishop of Gdańsk, Poland
13 May50.7AppointedGiuliano AgrestiBishop of Norcia, ItalyArchbishop of Lucca, Italy
57.8Ordained BishopCarlos Arturo Mullín Nocetti, S.J. †Titular Bishop of BirthaBishop of Minas, Uruguay
40.2Ordained BishopRodolfo Quezada ToruñoTitular Bishop of GadiaufalaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Guatemala
71.8ResignedAlberto ScolaBishop of Norcia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
14 May63.3Ordained BishopSamuel Chauriz, O.A.O.C. †Archbishop of Ahwaz (Chaldean), IranArchbishop of Urmyā {Rezayeh} (Chaldean), Iran
25.3Ordained DeaconThomas Christopher CollinsDeacon of Hamilton, Ontario, CanadaCardinal, Archbishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
16 May37.1AppointedMedardo Luis Luzardo RomeroBishop of San Carlos de VenezuelaArchbishop Emeritus of Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela
17 May43.2AppointedVinzenz GuggenbergerAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
43.2AppointedVinzenz GuggenbergerTitular Bishop of AbziriAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Regensburg, Germany
53.0DiedJosé Francisco Versiani VellosoBishop of Itumbiara, Goias, Brazil
19 May59.7AppointedIreneus Wien DudApostolic Administrator of Rumbek, SudanArchbishop Emeritus of Juba, South Sudan
85.9DiedEftimios Youakim, B.S. †Archbishop Emeritus of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek), LebanonArchbishop
20 May26.2Ordained PriestHerbert Armstrong BevardPriest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USABishop of Saint Thomas, American Virgin Islands, USA
26.5Ordained PriestLuiz Antônio GuedesPriest of Campinas, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop of Campo Limpo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
26.2Ordained PriestRichard Joseph MalonePriest of Boston, Massachusetts, USABishop of Buffalo, New York, USA
55.4DiedMiguel Antonio Medina y MedinaBishop of Montería, Colombia
24.8Ordained PriestDorylas MoreauPriest of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Québec, CanadaBishop of Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, Canada
23.9Ordained PriestFilippo SantoroPriest of Bari (-Canosa), ItalyArchbishop of Taranto, Italy
42.0AppointedJuan Luis Ysern de ArceAdministrator of Calama, ChileBishop Emeritus of San Carlos de Ancud, Chile
42.0InstalledJuan Luis Ysern de ArceAuxiliary Bishop of Antofagasta, ChileBishop Emeritus of San Carlos de Ancud, Chile
21 May40.2Ordained BishopAugusto César Alves Ferreira da Silva, C.M.Bishop of Tete, MozambiqueBishop Emeritus of Portalegre-Castelo Branco, Portugal
27.7Ordained PriestBernard-Nicolas Jean-Marie Aubertin, O. Cist.Priest of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)Archbishop of Tours, France
28.2Ordained PriestManuel Hilario de Céspedes y García MenocalPriest of Pinar del Rio, CubaBishop of Matanzas, Cuba
26.4Ordained PriestWiesław Alojzy MeringPriest of Pelplin, PolandBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
26.0Ordained PriestGeorge StackPriest of Westminster, England, Great BritainArchbishop of Cardiff, Wales, Great Britain
38.4Ordained BishopRaúl Eduardo Vela ChiribogaTitular Bishop of AusafaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Quito, Ecuador
23.8Ordained PriestJózef WesołowskiPriest of Kraków {Cracow}, PolandApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Dominican Republic
25.3Ordained PriestEduardo ZielskiPriest of Pelplin, PolandBishop of Campo Maior, Piaui, Brazil
23.7Ordained PriestJózef Mirosław ŻycińskiPriest of Częstochowa, PolandArchbishop of Lublin, Poland
22 May28.6Ordained PriestDenis Komivi Amuzu-DzakpahPriest of Lomé, TogoArchbishop
23 May47.0AppointedGeorges-Firmin SinghaBishop of Fort-Rousset, CongoBishop of Pointe-Noire, Congo
24 May72.6DiedTarcisio Vincenzo Benedetti, O.C.D. †Bishop of Lodi, Italy
25 May27.5Ordained PriestJosé Vilaplana BlascoPriest of Valencia, SpainBishop of Huelva, Spain
26 May51.5InstalledEduardo Francisco PironioBishop of Mar del Plata, ArgentinaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Laity
27 May40.7Ordained BishopJosé Agustín Ganuza García, O.A.R.Titular Bishop of PauzeraPrelate Emeritus of Bocas del Toro, Panama
83.3DiedJosé Garibi y RiveraCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
25.8Ordained PriestGiuseppe Sandri, M.C.C.I.Priest of Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of JesusBishop of Witbank, South Africa
23.8Ordained PriestAndrea TurazziPriest of Ferrara, ItalyBishop of San Marino-Montefeltro, Italy
24.3Ordained PriestThomas Anthony WilliamsPriest of Liverpool, England, Great BritainAuxiliary Bishop
28 May27.7Ordained PriestBronisław BernackiPriestBishop of Odessa-Simferopol, Ukraine
24.5Ordained PriestNoël SimardPriest of Québec, CanadaBishop of Valleyfield, Québec, Canada
34.8AppointedPhilip SulumetiAuxiliary Bishop of Kisumu, KenyaBishop of Kakamega, Kenya
34.8AppointedPhilip SulumetiTitular Bishop of UrciBishop of Kakamega, Kenya
31 May24.4Ordained PriestEgidio BisolPriest of Vicenza, ItalyBishop of Afogados da Ingazeira, Pernambuco, Brazil
75.0RetiredGerminiano EsortoArchbishop of Bahía Blanca, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
56.5AppointedJorge MayerArchbishop of Bahía Blanca, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
65.8Ordained BishopErnest-Marie de Jésus-Hostie Charles Albert Nyary, O.C.D. †Archbishop of Baghdad, IraqArchbishop Emeritus
1 Jun42.4Ordained BishopDonat ChiassonArchbishop of Moncton, New Brunswick, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
57.4DiedPaul Francis LeiboldArchbishop of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
3 Jun79.0DiedConstant Quillard, C.SS.R. †Prefect Emeritus of Niamey, Niger
4 Jun26.1Ordained PriestMaurice Anthony Crowley, S.P.S.Priest of St. Patrick’s Society for the Foreign MissionsBishop of Kitale, Kenya
5 Jun44.5AppointedWolfgang RollyAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
44.5AppointedWolfgang RollyTitular Bishop of TaborentaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Mainz, Germany
6 Jun85.5DiedJoseph Anthony O’SullivanArchbishop Emeritus of Kingston, Ontario, Canada
7 Jun23.3Ordained PriestFrantišek RábekPriest of Nitra, SlovakiaBishop of Slovakia, Military
9 Jun55.4DiedHumberto Lara Mejía, C.M. †Bishop of Santa Cruz del Quiché, Guatemala
27.6Ordained PriestPedro María Olmedo Rivero, C.M.F.Priest of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MaryPrelate of Humahuaca, Argentina
82.0DiedRobert PobožnýApostolic Administrator of Rožňava, Slovakia
10 Jun70.2DiedJoseph HlouchBishop of České Budĕjovice {Budweis}, Czech Republic
43.9AppointedEstanislau Amadeu KreutzAuxiliary Bishop of Santo Ângelo, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
43.9AppointedEstanislau Amadeu KreutzTitular Bishop of MaronanaBishop Emeritus of Santo Ângelo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
28.3Ordained PriestTerrence Thomas Prendergast, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusArchbishop of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
41.1AppointedMathias William Schmidt, O.S.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Jataí, Goias, BrazilBishop of Ruy Barbosa (Rui Barbosa), Bahia, Brazil
41.1AppointedMathias William Schmidt, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of MutugennaBishop of Ruy Barbosa (Rui Barbosa), Bahia, Brazil
11 Jun27.0Ordained PriestStephen Victor ChmilarPriest of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Bishop of Toronto (Ukrainian), Canada
57.4Ordained BishopSalvatore DeloguTitular Bishop of CannaeBishop Emeritus of Valva e Sulmona, Italy
57.6Ordained BishopAgapito SimeoniTitular Bishop of Marazanae RegiaeBishop of Ariano, Italy
12 Jun47.4Ordained BishopJózef Kazimierz KluzTitular Bishop of HiltaAuxiliary Bishop of Gdańsk, Poland
15 Jun47.5Ordained BishopHernando Rojas RamirezTitular Bishop of AucaBishop Emeritus of Neiva, Colombia
16 Jun55.3AppointedLangton Douglas FoxBishop of Menevia, Wales, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
77.0RetiredJohn Edward PetitBishop of Menevia, Wales, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
17 Jun28.2Ordained PriestFrancisco Domingo Barbosa Da SilveiraPriest of Salto, UruguayBishop Emeritus of Minas, Uruguay
25.4Ordained PriestEdward Eugeniusz BialoglowskiPriest of Przemyśl, PolandAuxiliary Bishop of Rzeszów, Poland
74.9DiedJohánnes Gunnarsson, S.M.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Iceland {Islanda}
31.6Ordained PriestAnthony Giroux MeagherPriest of Toronto, Ontario, CanadaArchbishop of Kingston, Ontario, Canada
18 Jun63.3DiedMichele Alberto Arduino, S.D.B. †Bishop of Gerace-Locri (-Santa Maria di Polsi), Italy
24.3Ordained PriestJohn FlemingPriest of Limerick, IrelandBishop of Killala, Ireland
24.3Ordained PriestGilles LemayPriest of Québec, CanadaBishop of Amos, Québec, Canada
19 Jun24.6Ordained PriestJosé María Yanguas SanzPriest of Calahorra y La Calzada-Logroño, SpainBishop of Cuenca, Spain
20 Jun49.4AppointedCelso N. GuevarraAuxiliary Bishop of San Fernando, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of Balanga, Philippines
49.4AppointedCelso N. GuevarraTitular Bishop of VannidaBishop Emeritus of Balanga, Philippines
59.3AppointedAlejandro OlaliaArchbishop of Lipa, Philippines
83.5DiedJoseph WalshArchbishop Emeritus of Tuam, Ireland
21 Jun58.1DiedAngel Morta FigulsAuxiliary Bishop of Madrid, Spain
23 Jun64.2ResignedGabriel Champagne, M. Afr. †Bishop of Tamale, GhanaBishop Emeritus
42.6AppointedRoberto Antonio Dávila UzcáteguiPrelate of San Fernando de Apure, VenezuelaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
42.6AppointedRoberto Antonio Dávila UzcáteguiTitular Bishop of AurusulianaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
89.3DiedJohannes Hendrik Olav SmitOfficial of the Roman Curia - Other
24 Jun24.2Ordained PriestIlario AntoniazziPriest of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, PalestineArchbishop of Tunis, Tunisia
43.3Ordained BishopVinzenz GuggenbergerTitular Bishop of AbziriAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Regensburg, Germany
25.3Ordained PriestJean-Luc HudsynPriest of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, BelgiumAuxiliary Bishop
28.8Ordained PriestJoseph Koerber, C.S.Sp.Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritVicar Apostolic of Makokou, Gabon
23.9Ordained PriestMaroun Elias Nimeh LahhamPriest of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, PalestineAuxiliary Bishop
24.4Ordained PriestCelso Morga IruzubietaPriest of Calahorra y La Calzada-Logroño, SpainCoadjutor Archbishop of Mérida-Badajoz, Spain
24.1Ordained PriestDomenico SorrentinoPriest of Nola, ItalyBishop of Assisi-Nocera Umbra-Gualdo Tadino, Italy
25 Jun27.3Ordained PriestJean-Claude Ézechiel Jean-Baptiste BoulangerPriest of Arras (-Boulogne-Saint-Omer), FranceBishop of Bayeux (-Lisieux), France
30.5Ordained PriestGuire PoulardPriest of Port-au-Prince, HaïtiArchbishop
25.1Ordained PriestAntun ŠkvorcevicPriestBishop of Požega, Croatia
26 Jun43.6AppointedJacobus Duivenvoorde, M.S.C. †Archbishop of Merauke, IndonesiaArchbishop Emeritus
81.5DiedHenry Joseph GrimmelsmanBishop Emeritus of Evansville, Indiana, USA
42.9AppointedMatthias Joseph IsujaBishop of Dodoma, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
41.5AppointedPeter Yariyok JatauCoadjutor Archbishop of Kaduna, NigeriaArchbishop Emeritus
41.5AppointedPeter Yariyok JatauTitular Archbishop of VelebusdusArchbishop Emeritus of Kaduna, Nigeria
47.7AppointedPhilip Francis Smith, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Jolo, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus of Cotabato, Philippines
47.7AppointedPhilip Francis Smith, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of LamphuaArchbishop Emeritus of Cotabato, Philippines
69.9ResignedHerman Tillemans, M.S.C. †Archbishop of Merauke, IndonesiaArchbishop Emeritus
27 Jun47.3AppointedEdmond-Marie-Henri AbeléBishop of MonacoBishop Emeritus of Digne (-Riez-Sisteron), France
79.5DiedPaul Hugentobler, S.M.B. †Prefect of Qiqihar [Tsitsihar], China
28 Jun48.8AppointedJoão Antonio da Silva SaraivaBishop of Coimbra, Portugal
23.9Ordained PriestAdelio Dell’OroPriest of Milano {Milan}, ItalyApostolic Administrator of Atyrau, Kazakhstan
58.0AppointedJózef DrzazgaBishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
50.9AppointedBernhard HuhnApostolic Administrator of Görlitz, GermanyApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Görlitz, Germany
57.9AppointedIgnacy Ludwik JeżBishop of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, PolandBishop Emeritus
74.7AppointedFranciszek JopBishop of Opole, Poland
68.5AppointedBolesław KominekCardinal, Archbishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
62.3AppointedPawel LatusekAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
30.6Ordained PriestLuigi NegriPriest of Milano {Milan}, ItalyArchbishop of Ferrara-Comacchio, Italy
59.3AppointedJan Wladyslaw OblakAuxiliary Bishop of Warmia (Ermland), PolandBishop Emeritus
62.5AppointedWilhelm PlutaBishop of Gorzów, Poland
52.5AppointedJerzy StrobaBishop of Szczecin-Kamień, PolandArchbishop Emeritus of Poznań, Poland
61.4AppointedWincenty UrbanAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
29 Jun50.5Ordained BishopPaolo Vieri Andreotti, O.P. †Titular Bishop of AfufeniaBishop Emeritus of Faisalabad, Pakistan
28.7Ordained PriestAndrej GlavanPriest of Ljubljana, SloveniaBishop of Novo Mesto, Slovenia
25.6Ordained PriestAdolfo González MontesPriest of Salamanca, SpainBishop of Almería, Spain
26.4Ordained PriestFranjo KomaricaPriest of Banja Luka, Bosnia and HerzegovinaBishop
66.6InstalledFrancisco Javier Nuño y GuerreroBishop of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
39.9Ordained BishopOskar SaierTitular Bishop of RubiconArchbishop Emeritus of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
54.0DiedJohn StockAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USA
30 Jun65.4InstalledLeonardo Viera ContrerasBishop of Ciudad Guzmán, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
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