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The Year of Our Lord 1973

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Jul26.8Ordained PriestDenys Antoine ChahdaPriest of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Syrian), SyriaArchbishop
46.2Ordained BishopLouis Charpenet, O.M.I. †Bishop of Yagoua, Cameroon
45.9Ordained BishopJacques Joseph François de Bernon, O.M.I. †Bishop of Maroua-Mokolo, Cameroon
25.8Ordained PriestJosé Eduardo Velásquez TarazonaPriest of Huaraz, PeruBishop
2 Jul25.8Ordained PriestRobert Charles EvansPriest of Providence, Rhode Island, USAAuxiliary Bishop
71.6ResignedAnthony Jordan, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
49.2AppointedJoseph Neil MacNeilArchbishop of Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
26.4Ordained PriestThomas James OlmstedPriest of Lincoln, Nebraska, USABishop of Phoenix, Arizona, USA
25.0Ordained PriestEdward Bernard ScharfenbergerPriest of Brooklyn, New York, USABishop of Albany, New York, USA
3 Jul30.5Ordained PriestFrancisco Javier Del Valle ParedesPriestBishop Emeritus of Campo Mourão, Parana, Brazil
63.0AppointedGino ParoApostolic Pro-Nuncio to AustraliaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
63.0AppointedGino ParoApostolic Delegate to Papua New GuineaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Australia
4 Jul38.6AppointedGeorg WeinholdAuxiliary Bishop of Meißen (Meissen), GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen), Germany
38.6AppointedGeorg WeinholdTitular Bishop of IdicraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen), Germany
5 Jul27.5Ordained PriestJacques Tukumbé Nyimbusède AnyilundaPriestBishop Emeritus of Dapaong, Togo
41.6SucceededPatrick Ebosele EkpuBishop of Benin City, NigeriaArchbishop Emeritus of Benin City, Nigeria
41.6AppointedAnthony Okonkwo GbujiBishop of Issele-Uku, NigeriaBishop Emeritus of Enugu, Nigeria
78.8RetiredPatrick Joseph Kelly, S.M.A. †Bishop of Benin City, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
72.1ResignedJean-Marie Lesourd, M. Afr. †Bishop of Nouna, Burkina FasoBishop Emeritus
59.2AppointedEdward RapalloBishop of Gibraltar
55.2AppointedTomás Angel Romero Gross, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Canelos, EcuadorVicar Apostolic of Puyo, Ecuador
55.2AppointedTomás Angel Romero Gross, O.P. †Titular Bishop of MolicunzaVicar Apostolic of Puyo, Ecuador
44.5AppointedZéphyrin ToéBishop of Nouna, Burkina FasoBishop Emeritus of Dédougou, Burkina Faso
45.6AppointedArmando TrindadeAuxiliary Bishop of Lahore, PakistanArchbishop of Lahore, Pakistan
45.6AppointedArmando TrindadeTitular Bishop of TubusuptuArchbishop of Lahore, Pakistan
42.9AppointedAndré Vallée, P.M.E. †Superior General of Société des Missions-ÉtrangèresBishop Emeritus of Hearst, Ontario, Canada
6 Jul27.2Ordained PriestGeorges Michel Bakar, Ist. del PradoPriest of Egypt and Sudan (Melkite Greek)Protosyncellus of Egypt, Sudan, and South Sudan (Melkite Greek)
42.9AppointedRomualdas KrikšciunasApostolic Administrator of Panevėžys, LithuaniaApostolic Administrator Emeritus
7 Jul52.2AppointedCleto BellucciCoadjutor Archbishop of Fermo, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
25.2Ordained PriestGuy HarpignyPriest of Tournai {Doornik}, BelgiumBishop
51.3AppointedGaetano MichettiCoadjutor Bishop of Pesaro, ItalyBishop Emeritus
62.8AppointedLiudas Povilonis, M.I.C. †Coadjutor Apostolic Administrator of Kaunas, LithuaniaApostolic Administrator Emeritus
62.8AppointedLiudas Povilonis, M.I.C. †Coadjutor Apostolic Administrator of Vilkaviškis, LithuaniaApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Kaunas, Lithuania
26.1Ordained PriestMichel Léon Émile SantierPriest of Coutances (-Avranches), FranceBishop Emeritus of Créteil, France
8 Jul24.5Ordained PriestSérgio Arthur BraschiPriest of Curitiba, Parana, BrazilBishop of Ponta Grossa, Parana, Brazil
32.2Ordained PriestErnest Kombo, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusBishop of Owando, Congo
9 Jul45.1AppointedUrbanus Joseph KiokoBishop of Machakos, KenyaBishop Emeritus
22.7Ordained DeaconGil Antônio MoreiraDeacon of Divinópolis, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop of Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil
10 Jul27.9Ordained PriestLonginus Da CunhaPriest of Ende, IndonesiaArchbishop
79.7DiedJosé García y GoldarazArchbishop Emeritus of Valladolid, Spain
50.2AppointedJoseph MeesApostolic Nuncio to ParaguayApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Southern Africa
11 Jul70.2AppointedVincenzo De ChiaraBishop of Nicotera e Tropea, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Mileto, Italy
81.2DiedCesare ZerbaCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Congregation of the Discipline of the Sacraments
12 Jul51.3AppointedGiovanni GravelliApostolic Nuncio to Dominican Republic
51.3AppointedGiovanni GravelliApostolic Delegate to Puerto RicoApostolic Nuncio to Dominican Republic
13 Jul60.9AppointedJacques-Eugène-Louis MénagerArchbishop of Reims, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
86.7DiedWilliam Patrick O’ConnorBishop Emeritus of Madison, Wisconsin, USA
59.6InstalledAppasinghe Paul PereraBishop of Kandy, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
14 Jul27.0Ordained PriestRobert Peter DeeleyPriest of Boston, Massachusetts, USABishop of Portland, Maine, USA
23.6Ordained PriestMario Espinosa ContrerasPriest of Tepic, Nayarit, MéxicoBishop of Mazatlán, Sinaloa, México
27.1Ordained PriestJuventino KesteringPriest of Tubarão, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop of Rondonópolis - Guiratinga, Mato Grosso, Brazil
35.7Ordained PriestVirgilio López Irias, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Trujillo, Honduras
28.4Ordained PriestPhilippe Nakellentuba OuédraogoPriest of Kaya, Burkina FasoCardinal, Archbishop of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
50.0AppointedMarco René Revelo ContrerasAuxiliary Bishop of Santa Ana, El SalvadorBishop Emeritus
50.0AppointedMarco René Revelo ContrerasTitular Bishop of GermanicianaBishop Emeritus of Santa Ana, El Salvador
28.3Ordained PriestManuel Ureña PastorPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Zaragoza, Spain
15 Jul41.3Ordained BishopAugusto Beuzeville FerroTitular Bishop of Cures SabinorumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Piura, Peru
49.4Ordained BishopJosé de LimaBishop of Itumbiara, Goias, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Sete Lagoas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
26.3Ordained PriestSimon-Victor Tonyé BakotPriest of Douala, CameroonArchbishop Emeritus of Yaoundé, Cameroon
16 Jul64.2AppointedDomenico EnriciOfficial of the Secretariat of StateOfficial Emeritus
40.5Ordained BishopFrancis Xavier Sudartanta Hadisumarta, O. Carm.Bishop of Malang, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus of Manokwari-Sorong, Indonesia
62.3AppointedBruno Bernard HeimApostolic Delegate to Great BritainApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
17 Jul29.7Ordained PriestMosè MarciaPriest of Cagliari, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Nuoro, Italy
20 Jul56.7AppointedKarl Christian EbertAuxiliary Bishop of Erfurt-Meiningen, Germany
56.7AppointedKarl Christian EbertTitular Bishop of DruasAuxiliary Bishop of Erfurt-Meiningen, Germany
37.5AppointedMoacyr Grechi, O.S.M. †Titular Bishop of Vegesela in NumidiaArchbishop Emeritus of Porto Velho, Rondonia, Brazil
21 Jul52.3DiedRobert Chopard-Lallier, S.M.A. †Prefect Emeritus of Parakou, Benin
26.5Ordained PriestFrancisco Pérez GonzálezPriest of Burgos, SpainArchbishop of Pamplona y Tudela, Spain
25.3Ordained PriestThomas Joseph TobinPriest of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USABishop of Providence, Rhode Island, USA
22 Jul85.1DiedCarlos de la Trinidad Borge y CastrilloAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Managua, Nicaragua
61.4Ordained BishopEmanuele RomanoTitular Bishop of Nigrae MaioresBishop Emeritus of Trapani, Italy
42.5Ordained BishopConcordio Maria SarteTitular Bishop of ThunusudaBishop of Legazpi, Philippines
23 Jul64.3AppointedHugo AufderbeckApostolic Administrator of Erfurt-Meiningen, Germany
53.7AppointedHans-Georg (Johannes) BraunApostolic Administrator of Magdeburg, GermanyApostolic Administrator Emeritus
55.6AppointedHeinrich TheissingApostolic Administrator of Schwerin, GermanyApostolic Administrator Emeritus
24 Jul64.1DiedAurelian (Josef) Bilgeri, O.S.B. †Bishop of Eshowe, South Africa
25 Jul39.7Ordained BishopJoachim RuhunaBishop of Ruyigi, BurundiArchbishop of Gitega, Burundi
75.7RetiredAndré-Jean Vérineux, M.E.P. †Apostolic Administrator of Hwalien, TaiwanBishop of Yingkou [Yingkow], China
87.2DiedAloysius Joseph Willinger, C.SS.R. †Bishop Emeritus of Monterey in California, USA
27 Jul BornPaul SunduBishop of Kundiawa, Papua New Guinea
29 Jul26.7Ordained PriestAnthony Mathias BanziPriestBishop of Tanga, Tanzania
29.2Ordained PriestLuis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
28.2Ordained PriestCarlos Osoro SierraPriest of Santander, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Madrid, Spain
35.5Ordained BishopVital Komenan YaoBishop of Bouaké, Côte d’IvoireArchbishop of Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire
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