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The Year of Our Lord 1975

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown92.2DiedJoseph Fan Heng-nfanBishop of Jining [Tsining], China
50.1IncardinatedFrancisco Garmendia AyestaránPriest of New York, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
62.9ResignedHyakinthos GadApostolic Exarch of Greece (Greek)Apostolic Exarch Emeritus
18.0ProfessedGustavo Garcia-Siller, M.Sp.S.Member of Missionaries of the Holy SpiritArchbishop of San Antonio, Texas, USA
32.5IncardinatedJesús García BurilloPriest of Madrid, SpainBishop of Ávila, Spain
41.0AppointedGrégoire III (Loutfi) Laham, B.S.Patriarchal Vicar of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek), PalestinePatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), Syria
49.9ResignedGabriel Larraín ValdiviesoTitular Bishop of TheudalisAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Santiago de Chile
39.1AppointedJorge Eduardo Marskell, S.F.M. †Prelate of Itacoatiara, Amazonas, Brazil
25.8Solemn ProfessedAníbal Nieto Guerra, O.C.D.Member of Order of Discalced CarmelitesBishop of San Jacinto de Yaguachi, Ecuador
64.3AppointedEdoardo PecoraioPresident of the Roman Curia - OtherPresident Emeritus
60.0AppointedMario Picchi, S.D.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of La Plata, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Venado Tuerto, Argentina
61.7ResignedJoão de Souza Lima, O. Cist. †Apostolic Administrator of Itacoatiara, Amazonas, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
59.1AppointedAdelmo TacconiAuxiliary Bishop of Grosseto, ItalyBishop Emeritus
56.1ResignedJerzy Jan Tomziński, O.S.P.P.E.Prior General of Order of Saint Paul the First HermitPrior General Emeritus
70.7DiedAlphonse Tsung Huai-mo (Zhong Huai-mo), O.F.M. †Bishop of Yantai [Yentai], China
60.0ResignedGiuseppe Zambarbieri, F.D.P. †Superior General of Sons of Divine ProvidenceSuperior General Emeritus
2 Jan51.7AppointedJean CuminalAuxiliary Bishop of Besançon, FranceBishop of Blois, France
51.7AppointedJean CuminalTitular Bishop of CurubisBishop of Blois, France
4 Jan78.1DiedAngelo CalabrettaBishop Emeritus of Noto, Italy
45.8AppointedJosé Lambert Filho, C.S.S. †Bishop of Itapeva, Sao Paulo, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Sorocaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
45.7AppointedHermenegildo Ramírez Sánchez, M.J.Prelate of Huautla, Oaxaca, MéxicoPrelate Emeritus
45.7AppointedHermenegildo Ramírez Sánchez, M.J.Titular Bishop of Santa GiustaPrelate Emeritus of Huautla, Oaxaca, México
43.0AppointedSilvestre Luís Scandián, S.V.D.Bishop of Araçuaí (Arassuaí), Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil
52.4AppointedAlfredo Torres RomeroCoadjutor Bishop of Aguascalientes, MéxicoBishop of Toluca, México, México
5 Jan48.3Ordained BishopRobert Pierre SarrabèreTitular Bishop of VassinassaBishop Emeritus of Aire et Dax, France
6 Jan40.1Ordained BishopBenito CocchiTitular Bishop of ZaraïArchbishop Emeritus of Modena-Nonantola, Italy
7 Jan69.1AppointedMihály Endrey-EipelBishop of Vác, Hungary
48.1AppointedÁrpád Fábián, O. Praem. †Bishop of Szombathely, Hungary
60.5ResignedJozsef KaczibaApostolic Administrator of Győr (Raab), HungaryApostolic Administrator Emeritus
47.3AppointedLászló Kádár, O. Cist. †Bishop of Veszprém, HungaryArchbishop of Eger, Hungary
42.4AppointedSzilárd KeresztesAuxiliary Bishop of Hajdúdorog (Hungarian), HungaryBishop Emeritus
42.4AppointedSzilárd KeresztesTitular Bishop of ChunaviaBishop Emeritus of Hajdúdorog (Hungarian), Hungary
29.2Ordained PriestAmbrose Kiapseni, M.S.C.Priest of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusBishop of Kavieng, Papua New Guinea
47.1AppointedEndre Gergely Kovács, O. Cist. †Auxiliary Bishop of Eger, HungaryAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
47.1AppointedEndre Gergely Kovács, O. Cist. †Titular Bishop of MediaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Eger, Hungary
38.8AppointedRoger Michael MahonyAuxiliary Bishop of Fresno, California, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, California, USA
38.8AppointedRoger Michael MahonyTitular Bishop of TamascaniCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, California, USA
61.3AppointedIván PálosAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom, Hungary
61.3AppointedIván PálosTitular Bishop of IsolaAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom, Hungary
54.8AppointedKornél Pataky (Pataki)Apostolic Administrator of Győr (Raab), HungaryBishop Emeritus
54.8AppointedKornél Pataky (Pataki)Titular Bishop of GegiBishop Emeritus of Győr (Raab), Hungary
54.4AppointedImre TimkóBishop of Hajdúdorog (Hungarian), Hungary
54.4AppointedImre TimkóApostolic Administrator of Miskolc (Hungarian), HungaryBishop of Hajdúdorog (Hungarian), Hungary
63.8AppointedJózsef UdvardyBishop of Csanád, HungaryBishop Emeritus of Szeged-Csanád, Hungary
10 Jan93.8DiedPatrick Finbar Ryan, O.P. †Archbishop Emeritus of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
11 Jan55.5AppointedGiovanni MarianiApostolic Nuncio to VenezuelaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Greece
80.7DiedPierre-Paul MéouchiCardinal, Patriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
12 Jan28.9Ordained PriestEsteban Escudero TorresPriest of Valencia, SpainBishop of Palencia, Spain
51.6Ordained BishopBruno ForestiTitular Bishop of PlestiaBishop Emeritus of Brescia, Italy
53.0Ordained BishopFélicien-Patrice MakouakaBishop of Franceville, GabonBishop Emeritus
68.8InstalledEduard SchickBishop of Fulda, GermanyBishop Emeritus
13 Jan62.7DiedLuigi RovigattiVicegerent of Roma {Rome}, Italy
14 Jan57.7AppointedRicardo Durand Flórez, S.J. †Archbishop (Personal Title) of Callao, PeruBishop Emeritus
46.8AppointedCelso Pereira de Almeida, O.P. †Coadjutor Bishop of Porto Nacional, Tocatins, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Itumbiara, Goias, Brazil
51.4AppointedDaniel Tomasella, O.F.M. Cap. †Coadjutor Bishop of Marília, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
57.9AppointedLuis Vallejos SantoniArchbishop of Cuzco, Peru
15 Jan61.7ResignedJosé dos Santos Garcia, S.M.P. †Bishop of Porto Amélia, MozambiqueBishop Emeritus
40.4AppointedJanuário Machaze NhangumbeBishop of Porto Amélia, MozambiqueBishop Emeritus of Pemba, Mozambique
16 Jan56.3DiedRoger Joseph TortBishop of Montauban, France
18 Jan54.4AppointedPierre Bertrand ChaguéBishop of Gap, France
53.4AppointedErnesto Gonçalves da Costa, O.F.M. †Apostolic Administrator of Inhambane, MozambiqueBishop Emeritus of Faro {Algarve}, Portugal
20 Jan46.7AppointedPaul-Werner ScheeleAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, GermanyBishop Emeritus of Würzburg, Germany
46.7AppointedPaul-Werner ScheeleTitular Bishop of DruasBishop Emeritus of Würzburg, Germany
21 Jan86.1DiedTommaso Berutti, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Pengpu [Bengbu], China
26.0Ordained PriestJohannes Liku Ada’Priest of Ujung Pandang, IndonesiaArchbishop of Makassar, Indonesia
23 Jan57.8Ordained BishopGiovanni BenedettiTitular Bishop of LimataBishop Emeritus of Foligno, Italy
62.4DiedFrancisco Hélio CamposBishop of Viana, Maranho, Brazil
24 Jan84.3DiedRodolfo das Mercés de Oliveira PenaBishop Emeritus of Valença, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
25 Jan47.6Ordained BishopJoel Ivo Catapan, S.V.D. †Titular Bishop of Macriana MinorAuxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, Brazil
39.3Ordained BishopMauro MorelliTitular Bishop of VatarbaBishop Emeritus of Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
42.0Ordained BishopAngélico Sândalo BernardinoTitular Bishop of TambeaeBishop Emeritus of Blumenau, Santa Catarina, Brazil
49.2Ordained BishopFrancisco Manuel VieiraTitular Bishop of Hippo DiarrhytusBishop Emeritus of Osasco, Sao Paulo, Brazil
26 Jan70.0DiedVictor Bazin, M.E.P. †Archbishop Emeritus of Rangoon, Myanmar
51.1Ordained BishopHubert BrandenburgTitular Bishop of StratherniaBishop Emeritus of Stockholm, Sweden
48.7Ordained BishopSydney Anicetus CharlesBishop of Saint George’s in Grenada, Grenada, AntillesBishop Emeritus
57.6Ordained BishopVincenzo FrancoBishop of Anglona-Tursi, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Otranto, Italy
32.2Ordained PriestJean Khamsé Vithavong, O.M.I.Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateVicar Apostolic of Vientiane, Laos
58.6Ordained BishopKarl-August SiegelTitular Bishop of SinnipsaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Osnabrück, Germany
29 Jan55.6AppointedGérard DionneAuxiliary Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada
55.6AppointedGérard DionneTitular Bishop of GarbaBishop Emeritus of Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada
75.8DiedMartin Michael JohnsonArchbishop Emeritus of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
78.0DiedEdgar Aristide Maranta, O.F.M. Cap. †Archbishop Emeritus of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
46.5AppointedBernard Francis PappinAuxiliary Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada
46.5AppointedBernard Francis PappinTitular Bishop of AradiAuxiliary Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada
30 Jan46.3AppointedPeter Chung Hoan TingVicar Apostolic of Kuching, MalaysiaArchbishop Emeritus of Kuching, Malaysia
62.9DiedHyakinthos GadApostolic Exarch Emeritus of Greece (Greek)
67.9ResignedPaternus Nicholas Joannes Cornelius Geise, O.F.M. †Bishop of Bogor, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
52.1AppointedIgnatius HarsonoBishop of Bogor, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
42.8AppointedJoachim Mbadu Kikhela KupikaCoadjutor Bishop of Boma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
42.8AppointedJoachim Mbadu Kikhela KupikaTitular Bishop of ZicaBishop Emeritus of Boma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
69.6ResignedEdward Aloysius McGurkin, M.M. †Bishop of Shinyanga, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
45.4AppointedBarthélémy Nguyên Son Lâm, P.S.S. †Bishop of Ðà Lat, Viet NamBishop of Thanh Hóa, Viet Nam
43.5AppointedPaul Nguyên Van HòaBishop of Phan Thiêt, Viet NamBishop Emeritus of Nha Trang, Viet Nam
47.8AppointedCastor SekwaBishop of Shinyanga, Tanzania
31 Jan31.5Ordained PriestLuis Antonio Sánchez Armijos, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Machala, Ecuador
1 Feb24.7ProfessedFabio Duque Jaramillo, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Garzón, Colombia
45.3AppointedJusto Oscar LagunaAuxiliary Bishop of San Isidro, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Morón, Argentina
45.3AppointedJusto Oscar LagunaTitular Bishop of LaresBishop Emeritus of Morón, Argentina
27.8Ordained PriestJaime Vieira RochaPriest of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, BrazilArchbishop
2 Feb29.1Ordained PriestFrancis Xavier Ahn Myong-okPriest of Masan, Korea (South)Bishop
48.4Ordained BishopJean-Baptiste AmaTitular Bishop of AcciaBishop Emeritus of Ebolowa-Kribi, Cameroon
42.8Ordained BishopWładysław BobowskiTitular Bishop of AbernethiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Tarnów, Poland
26.0Ordained PriestFrancisco Canindé PalhanoPriest of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, BrazilBishop of Bonfim, Bahia, Brazil
47.5Ordained BishopFrançois Gayot, S.M.M. †Bishop of Cap-Haïtien, HaïtiArchbishop Emeritus of Cap-Haïtien, Haïti
43.3Ordained BishopOscar Lino Lopes Fernandes BragaBishop of Benguela, AngolaBishop Emeritus
40.1Ordained BishopAlberto Jover PiamonteTitular Bishop of GubalianaArchbishop of Jaro, Philippines
45.6Ordained BishopPier Giuliano TiddiaTitular Bishop of MinturnaeArchbishop Emeritus of Oristano, Italy
3 Feb53.3Ordained BishopOdore Joseph GendronBishop of Manchester, New Hampshire, USABishop Emeritus
27.0Ordained PriestJohn Thomas KattrukudiyilPriestBishop of Itanagar, India
67.3SelectedAntoine Pierre KhoraichePatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), LebanonCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus
5 Feb75.3DiedMarcel Olivier Maradan, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Port Victoria o Seychelles
6 Feb70.3ResignedAntônio Campelo de Aragão, S.D.B. †Bishop of Petrolina, Pernambuco, BrazilBishop Emeritus
50.1AppointedGerardo de Andrade PonteBishop of Petrolina, Pernambuco, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Patos, Paraiba, Brazil
47.2Ordained BishopEndre Gergely Kovács, O. Cist. †Titular Bishop of MediaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Eger, Hungary
61.4Ordained BishopIván PálosTitular Bishop of IsolaAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom, Hungary
54.9Ordained BishopKornél Pataky (Pataki)Titular Bishop of GegiBishop Emeritus of Győr (Raab), Hungary
7 Feb75.1DiedReginaldo Giuseppe Maria Addazi, O.P. †Archbishop Emeritus of Trani e Barletta (e Nazareth e Bisceglie), Italy
57.2AppointedLuigi PoggiApostolic Delegate to PolandCardinal, Archivist Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archives
8 Feb56.3AppointedGiovanni CanestriVicegerent of Roma {Rome}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Genova {Genoa}, Italy
56.3AppointedGiovanni CanestriTitular Archbishop of Forum ClodiiCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Genova {Genoa}, Italy
42.5Ordained BishopSzilárd KeresztesTitular Bishop of ChunaviaBishop Emeritus of Hajdúdorog (Hungarian), Hungary
54.4Ordained BishopImre TimkóBishop of Hajdúdorog (Hungarian), Hungary
9 Feb50.1Ordained BishopFrancesco ColasuonnoTitular Archbishop of TruentumCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Italy
26.0Ordained PriestRuben Antonio González Medina, C.M.F.Priest of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MaryBishop of Caguas, Puerto Rico
85.0DiedJulien François Le CouëdicBishop Emeritus of Troyes, France
55.1Ordained BishopAdrian Mung’anduBishop of Livingstone, ZambiaArchbishop Emeritus of Lusaka, Zambia
48.8Ordained BishopJosé Rodrigues de Souza, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Juazeiro, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
10 Feb26.6Professed (Perpetual Vows)Dario Campos, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Cachoeiro do Itapemirim, Espirito Santo, Brazil
11 Feb94.0DiedAdolfo Ciuchini, O. de M. †Bishop Emeritus of Alghero, Italy
21.4ProfessedEdgar Moreira da Cunha, S.D.V.Member of Society of Divine VocationsBishop of Fall River, Massachusetts, USA
47.3Ordained BishopThomas Vose DailyTitular Bishop of BladiaBishop Emeritus of Brooklyn, New York, USA
42.4Ordained BishopJohn Michael D’ArcyTitular Bishop of MedianaBishop Emeritus of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USA
52.6Ordained BishopJohn Joseph MulcahyTitular Bishop of PenafielAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
68.9ResignedJacques Henri Romeijn, M.S.F. †Bishop of Samarinda, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
52.8Ordained BishopJoseph John RuoccoTitular Bishop of PolinianumAuxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
12 Feb64.4DiedHeinrich Suso Brechter, O.S.B. †Abbot Emeritus of Order of Saint Benedict
52.4AppointedRosalio José Castillo Lara, S.D.B. †Secretary of the Pontifical Commission for the Revision of the Code of Canon LawCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State
13 Feb75.3RetiredThomas Arthur ConnollyArchbishop of Seattle, Washington, USAArchbishop Emeritus
53.4AppointedRaymond Gerhardt HunthausenArchbishop of Seattle, Washington, USAArchbishop Emeritus
39.9AppointedDermot Patrick O’MahonyAuxiliary Bishop of Dublin, IrelandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
39.9AppointedDermot Patrick O’MahonyTitular Bishop of ThiavaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Dublin, Ireland
15 Feb41.5AppointedJosé Dimas Cedeño DelgadoBishop of Santiago de Veraguas, PanamaArchbishop Emeritus of Panamá
19.5ProfessedVladimír Fekete, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoPrefect of Azerbaijan
47.7AppointedEdvaldo Gonçalves Amaral, S.D.B.Auxiliary Bishop of Aracajú, Sergipe, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
47.7AppointedEdvaldo Gonçalves Amaral, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of ZallataArchbishop Emeritus of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
67.4ConfirmedAntoine Pierre KhoraichePatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), LebanonCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus
65.0ResignedMartin Legarra Tellechea, O.A.R. †Bishop of Santiago de Veraguas, PanamaBishop Emeritus
16 Feb43.1Ordained BishopApparecido José Dias, S.V.D. †Bishop of Registro, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop of Roraima, Roraima, Brazil
18 Feb82.3DiedIgnacio Gregorio Larrañaga Lasa, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Pingliang [Pingliang], China
19 Feb59.4ResignedGeorges-Henri Guibert, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Saint-Denis-de-La RéunionBishop Emeritus
20 Feb79.4DiedLino Aguirre GarciaBishop Emeritus of Culiacán, Sinaloa, México
22 Feb43.1Ordained BishopSilvestre Luís Scandián, S.V.D.Bishop of Araçuaí (Arassuaí), Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil
77.0RetiredJosé Vieira AlvernazArchbishop of Goa e Damão, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
77.0RetiredJosé Vieira AlvernazPatriarch of East Indies, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Goa e Damão, India
24 Feb52.7AppointedAlfredo Guillermo DisandroAuxiliary Bishop of Córdoba, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Villa María, Argentina
52.7AppointedAlfredo Guillermo DisandroTitular Bishop of Vicus TurrisBishop Emeritus of Villa María, Argentina
27 Feb87.4DiedIwannis Georges StétéArchbishop Emeritus of Damas (Syrian), Syria
68.4DiedCamille Jean-Baptiste Vandekerckhove, C.M. †Bishop of Bikoro, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
28 Feb41.3AppointedMansuet Dela BiyaseBishop of Eshowe, South Africa
56.1AppointedBrian Leo John Hennessy, C. R. †Bishop of Hamilton in Bermuda, AntillesBishop Emeritus
49.5AppointedJosé Alberto Llaguno Farias, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Tarahumara, Chihuahua, México
49.5AppointedJosé Alberto Llaguno Farias, S.J. †Titular Bishop of MozotcoriVicar Apostolic of Tarahumara, Chihuahua, México
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