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The Year of Our Lord 1974

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown63.4ResignedHeinrich Suso Brechter, O.S.B. †Abbot of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot Emeritus
51.8ResignedHilarion Capucci, B.A.Patriarchal Vicar of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek), PalestinePatriarchal Vicar Emeritus
19.4ProfessedEusebio L. Elizondo Almaguer, M.Sp.S.Member of Missionaries of the Holy SpiritAuxiliary Bishop of Seattle, Washington, USA
40.3AppointedFrancisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa, P. SchönstattSuperior General of Institute of Schönstatt FathersCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Santiago de Chile
78.7ResignedAniceto Fernández Alonso, O.P. †Master General of Order of Friars PreachersMaster General Emeritus
51.1AppointedManuel Franco da Costa de Oliveira FalcãoCoadjutor Bishop of Beja, PortugalBishop Emeritus
56.0AppointedEdouard Gagnon, P.S.S. †President of the Pontifical Council for the FamilyCardinal, President Emeritus
68.4DiedEgidio Gavazzi, O.S.B. †Abbot of Subiaco, Italy
DiedLucreciano Onofre Gonsález, S.M.M. †Prefect of Vichada, Colombia
25.1ProfessedJuan de Dios Hernández Ruiz, S.J.Member of Society of JesusAuxiliary Bishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
64.0ResignedGebhard (Ferdinand) Koberger, C.R.S.A. †Abbot Primate of Confederation of Canons Regular of St. AugustineAbbot Primate Emeritus
63.0ResignedGermain-Marie Lalande, C.S.C. †Superior General of Congregation of Holy CrossSuperior General Emeritus
62.3ResignedBernardo Navarro Allende, O. de M. †Master General of Order of Our Lady of MercyMaster General Emeritus
63.3AppointedEdoardo PecoraioOfficial of the Secretariat of StatePresident Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
64.5ResignedMaurice René Quéguiner, M.E.P. †Superior General of La Société des Missions EtrangèresSuperior General Emeritus
67.9AppointedEgano Righi-LambertiniOfficial of the Secretariat of StateCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
23.6ProfessedJan Szpilka, S.D.S.Member of Society of the Divine SaviorApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Comores
73.1DiedFrancis Yi Hsüan-hua (Xuan-hua)Bishop of Xiangyang [Siangyang], China
5 Jan27.8Ordained PriestMartinus Dogma Situmorang, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Padang, Indonesia
6 Jan47.4Ordained BishopEduardo KoaikTitular Bishop of NobaBishop Emeritus of Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
7 Jan80.5AppointedCarlo ConfalonieriVice-Dean (Sub-Dean) of the College of CardinalsCardinal, Dean
78.8AppointedLuigi TragliaCardinal-Bishop of OstiaCardinal, Dean of the College of Cardinals
78.8ConfirmedLuigi TragliaCardinal, Dean of the College of Cardinals
8 Jan55.3DiedMichael Ryan Patrick DempseyAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
10 Jan59.4AppointedIppolito RotoliApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Japan
11 Jan44.5AppointedJairo Rui Matos da SilvaBishop of Bonfim, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
13 Jan41.4Ordained BishopMaurílio Jorge Quintal de GouveiaTitular Bishop of SebanaArchbishop Emeritus of Évora, Portugal
26.5Ordained PriestPetrus Boddeng TimangPriest of Makassar, IndonesiaBishop of Banjarmasin, Indonesia
15 Jan65.5ResignedRobert Joseph DwyerArchbishop of Portland in Oregon, USAArchbishop Emeritus
42.2AppointedSergio Obeso RiveraCoadjutor Archbishop of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
42.2AppointedSergio Obeso RiveraTitular Archbishop of UppennaArchbishop Emeritus of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, México
60.1AppointedCornelius Michael PowerArchbishop of Portland in Oregon, USAArchbishop Emeritus
16 Jan45.1AppointedAdam Joseph Exner, O.M.I.Bishop of Kamloops, British Columbia, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
18 Jan75.3RetiredPierre-Abel-Louis Chappot de la ChanonieBishop of Clermont, FranceBishop Emeritus
54.0AppointedJean Louis Joseph DardelBishop of Clermont, FranceBishop Emeritus of Clermont, France
19 Jan50.1Ordained BishopEdward Bede ClancyTitular Bishop of Árd CarnaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Sydney, Australia
43.9Ordained BishopDavid CreminTitular Bishop of Cunga FéichinAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Sydney, Australia
20 Jan36.5Ordained PriestOscar Mario Brown JiménezPriest of PanamáBishop Emeritus of Santiago de Veraguas, Panama
27.4Ordained PriestLouis DicairePriest of Montréal, Québec, CanadaAuxiliary Bishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Québec, Canada
21 Jan66.6ResignedAlfredo José Isaac Cecilio Francesco Méndez-Gonzalez, C.S.C. †Bishop of Arecibo, Puerto RicoBishop Emeritus
42.2AppointedMiguel Gatan PuruggananBishop of Ilagan, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
42.8AppointedMiguel Rodriguez Rodriguez, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Arecibo, Puerto RicoBishop Emeritus
45.4AppointedJaime Lachica SinArchbishop of Manila, PhilippinesCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
24 Jan36.1AppointedJoseph Bolangi Egwanga Ediba TasameBishop of Budjala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
52.1Ordained BishopSalvatore CassisaBishop of Cefalù, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Monreale, Italy
48.0AppointedHenry Sebastian D’SouzaBishop of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Calcutta, India
38.0AppointedThomas Thiruthalil, C.M.Bishop of Berhampur, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Balasore, India
66.7ResignedFrançois Van den Berghe, C.I.C.M. †Bishop of Budjala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
55.0AppointedBernard Joseph WallaceBishop of Rockhampton, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
25 Jan47.7AppointedSergio Otoniel Contreras NaviaAuxiliary Bishop of Concepción (Santissima Concezione), ChileBishop Emeritus of Temuco, Chile
47.7AppointedSergio Otoniel Contreras NaviaTitular Bishop of SemtaBishop Emeritus of Temuco, Chile
59.9AppointedJames Robert KnoxPrefect of the Congregation of the Discipline of the SacramentsCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for the Family
59.9AppointedJames Robert KnoxPrefect of the Congregation for Divine WorshipCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for the Family
68.1AppointedAntonio SamorèCardinal, Archivist of the Vatican Secret Archives
68.1AppointedAntonio SamorèLibrarian of the Vatican LibraryCardinal, Archivist of the Vatican Secret Archives
26 Jan55.8Ordained BishopSimeon O. Valerio, S.V.D. †Titular Bishop of MimianaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Calapan, Philippines
30 Jan64.4ResignedErnest John PrimeauBishop of Manchester, New Hampshire, USABishop Emeritus
31 Jan40.2AppointedEdward Kevin DalyBishop of Derry, IrelandBishop Emeritus
1 Feb74.4DiedLeonard Joseph RaymondArchbishop of Nagpur, India
2 Feb60.3Ordained BishopAnastasio Alberto Ballestrero, O.C.D. †Archbishop of Bari (-Canosa), ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Torino {Turin}, Italy
63.0AppointedJózsef BánkArchbishop of Eger, HungaryBishop Emeritus of Vác, Hungary
59.1AppointedSalvatore DeloguBishop of Ogliastra, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Valva e Sulmona, Italy
23.9ProfessedJohn Doaninoel, S.M.Member of Society of MaryAuxiliary Bishop of Honiara, Solomon Islands
46.1Ordained BishopAlfredo Maria GarsiaBishop of Caltanissetta, ItalyBishop Emeritus
67.4AppointedImre KisberkBishop of Székesfehérvár (Albareale), HungaryBishop Emeritus
81.8RetiredJózsef MindszentyArchbishop of Esztergom, HungaryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
75.9RetiredFrancesco PennisiBishop of Ragusa, ItalyBishop Emeritus
26.3Ordained PriestJuan del Río MartínPriest of Sevilla {Seville}, SpainArchbishop of Spain, Military
47.8AppointedAngelo RizzoBishop of Ragusa, ItalyBishop Emeritus
3 Feb59.8SucceededEmilio Benavent EscuínArchbishop of Granada, SpainBishop Emeritus of Spain, Military
78.3DiedRafael García y García de CastroArchbishop of Granada, Spain
83.5DiedGiuseppe ProntiBishop of Nocera Umbra-Gualdo Tadino, Italy
50.0Ordained BishopMarian PrzykuckiTitular Bishop of GlenndálochaArchbishop Emeritus of Szczecin-Kamień, Poland
4 Feb41.6AppointedJan Stefan GałeckiAuxiliary Bishop of Szczecin-Kamień, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Szczecin-Kamień, Poland
41.6AppointedJan Stefan GałeckiTitular Bishop of MaiucaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Szczecin-Kamień, Poland
44.1AppointedJean-Charles ThomasBishop of Ajaccio, FranceBishop Emeritus of Versailles, France
5 Feb49.9AppointedUrbano José AllgayerAuxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
49.9AppointedUrbano José AllgayerTitular Bishop of TunnunaBishop Emeritus of Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
48.8AppointedMiguel Fenelon Câmara FilhoCoadjutor Archbishop of Maceió, Alagoas, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Teresina, Piaui, Brazil
53.4AppointedEliseu Maria Gomes de Oliveira, O. Carm. †Bishop of Caetité, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Itabuna, Bahia, Brazil
46.2AppointedJosé Ivo LorscheiterBishop of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
6 Feb54.2AppointedCiril KosBishop of Djakovo o Bosna i Srijem, CroatiaBishop Emeritus
9 Feb58.0AppointedEnrique Alvear UrrutiaAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de ChileBishop Emeritus of San Felipe, Chile
58.0AppointedEnrique Alvear UrrutiaTitular Bishop of SitaBishop Emeritus of San Felipe, Chile
58.0ResignedEnrique Alvear UrrutiaBishop of San Felipe, ChileBishop Emeritus
44.3AppointedAntônio de Souza, C.S.S.Coadjutor Bishop of Assis, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
44.3AppointedAntônio de Souza, C.S.S.Titular Bishop of EgnatiaBishop Emeritus of Assis, Sao Paulo, Brazil
48.3Ordained BishopJean-Guy HamelinBishop of Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
11 Feb45.2Ordained BishopGiuseppe AgostinoArchbishop of Santa Severina, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Cosenza-Bisignano, Italy
56.5DiedJoseph Maria Phâm-Nang-TinhBishop of Bùi Chu, Viet Nam
12 Feb47.9AppointedRafael Bello RuizAuxiliary Bishop of Acapulco, Guerrero, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of Acapulco, Guerrero, México
47.9AppointedRafael Bello RuizTitular Bishop of SegiaArchbishop Emeritus of Acapulco, Guerrero, México
49.3AppointedAlfonso de Jesús Hinojosa BerronesBishop of Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
13 Feb46.2AppointedAdolphe E. ProulxBishop of Hull, Québec, CanadaBishop of Gatineau-Hull, Québec, Canada
14 Feb53.9AppointedVictorino Alvarez TenaBishop of Celaya, Guanajuato, México
15 Feb46.8SucceededLeo Rajendram AntonyBishop of Trincomalee-Batticaloa, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
67.0ResignedIgnatius Philip Trigueros Glennie, S.J. †Bishop of Trincomalee, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
17 Feb26.8ProfessedSylvain Lavoie, O.M.I.Member of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateArchbishop Emeritus of Keewatin-Le Pas, Manitoba, Canada
18 Feb47.7AppointedJorge Maria Hourton PoissonAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de ChileAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Temuco, Chile
19 Feb39.2Ordained BishopNoël Delaquis, O.C.S.O.Bishop of Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan, CanadaBishop Emeritus
60.3ResignedEugenio Santiago Peyrou, S.D.B. †Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
20 Feb44.1Ordained BishopJames Masilamony Arul DasBishop of Ootacamund, IndiaArchbishop of Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor), India
22.5Professed (Perpetual Vows)João Mamede Filho, O.F.M. Conv.Member of Order of Friars Minor ConventualBishop of Umuarama, Parana, Brazil
21 Feb56.7AppointedSalvatore SorrentinoBishop of Pozzuoli, ItalyBishop Emeritus
22 Feb40.2AppointedHelmut Reckter, S.J. †Prefect of Sinoia, ZimbabweBishop of Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe
23 Feb53.6Ordained BishopRobert Marie Jean Victor de Boissonneaux de Chevigny, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Nouakchott, MauritaniaBishop Emeritus
24 Feb33.3Ordained PriestMykhajlo Sabryha, C.SS.R. †Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Ternopil-Zboriv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
36.8Ordained BishopNestorius TimanywaBishop of Bukoba, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
26 Feb67.9DiedJosé del Perpetuo Socorro Alvarez Mácua, O.A.R. †Apostolic Administrator Emeritus of Lábrea, Amazonas, Brazil
46.0AppointedJohn Stephen CumminsAuxiliary Bishop of Sacramento, California, USABishop Emeritus of Oakland, California, USA
46.0AppointedJohn Stephen CumminsTitular Bishop of LambaesisBishop Emeritus of Oakland, California, USA
28 Feb62.2ResignedMichel-Henri Canonne, A.A. †Bishop of Tuléar, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
39.2AppointedRaphael Cheenath, S.V.D.Bishop of Sambalpur, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar, India
44.8AppointedMichael Bosco DuraisamyBishop of Salem, India
44.8AppointedDarius Nggawa, S.V.D. †Bishop of Larantuka, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
42.3InstalledSergio Obeso RiveraCoadjutor Archbishop of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
78.4DiedEris Norman Michael O’BrienArchbishop Emeritus of Canberra (and Goulburn), Australia
60.0AppointedJean-Maria Rakotondrasoa, M.S. †Bishop of Antsirabé, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
41.5AppointedRené Joseph RakotondrabéBishop of Tuléar, MadagascarBishop Emeritus of Toamasina, Madagascar
39.9AppointedJames Mwewa SpaitaBishop of Mansa, ZambiaArchbishop Emeritus of Kasama, Zambia
68.8ResignedHermann Westermann, S.V.D. †Bishop of Sambalpur, IndiaBishop Emeritus
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