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The Year of Our Lord 1975

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Nov127.6BeatifiedSt. Ezequiel Moreno y Díaz, O.A.R. †Bishop of Pasto, Colombia
62.3DiedJérôme Louis RakotomalalaCardinal, Archbishop of Tananarive, Madagascar
4 Nov29.0Ordained PriestMassimo Camisasca, F.S.C.B.PriestBishop of Reggio Emilia-Guastalla, Italy
49.4ConfirmedJude G. Cleary, O.S.B. †Abbot of Belmont-Mary Help of Christians, North Carolina, USAAbbot Emeritus
58.3AppointedJames Jerome KilleenAuxiliary Bishop of Military, USA
58.3AppointedJames Jerome KilleenTitular Bishop of VamallaAuxiliary Bishop of Military, USA
62.0AppointedJohn Joseph Thomas RyanCoadjutor Archbishop of United States of America, MilitaryArchbishop Emeritus
62.0AppointedJohn Joseph Thomas RyanTitular Archbishop of GabiiArchbishop Emeritus of United States of America, Military
6 Nov52.4InstalledRené Henry GracidaBishop of Pensacola-Tallahassee, Florida, USABishop Emeritus of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
45.8AppointedArnaldo RibeiroAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
45.8AppointedArnaldo RibeiroTitular Bishop of SicilibbaArchbishop Emeritus of Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
7 Nov70.8DiedJohn Carmel HeenanCardinal, Archbishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
8 Nov23.6Ordained PriestMario Antonio CargnelloPriestArchbishop of Salta, Argentina
46.6Ordained BishopKlaus HemmerleBishop of Aachen, Germany
27.3Ordained PriestStanislas Marie Georges Jude LalannePriest of Versailles, FranceBishop of Pontoise, France
55.6AppointedLaurent NoëlBishop of Trois Rivières, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
32.9Ordained PriestValentín Reynoso Hidalgo, M.S.C.Priest of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
9 Nov27.9Ordained PriestChristophe DufourPriest of Lille, FranceArchbishop of Aix (-Arles), France
25.4Ordained PriestAnton (Gerardo Antonio) Žerdín Bukovec, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorVicar Apostolic of San Ramón, Peru
10 Nov47.8AppointedOctavio Betancourt ArangoBishop of Garzón, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
11 Nov58.3AppointedManuel Augusto CárdenasAuxiliary Bishop of Argentina, Faithful of the Eastern RitesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
12 Nov48.6AppointedEduardo Martínez SomaloTitular Archbishop of ThagoraCardinal, Chamberlain Emeritus of the Apostolic Chamber
48.6AppointedEduardo Martínez SomaloApostolic Nuncio to ColombiaCardinal, Chamberlain Emeritus of the Apostolic Chamber
43.2Ordained BishopAmédée Wilfrid ProulxTitular Bishop of ClypiaAuxiliary Bishop of Portland, Maine, USA
13 Nov46.0AppointedOriano QuiliciTitular Archbishop of TablaApostolic Nuncio to Switzerland
46.0AppointedOriano QuiliciApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Central African RepublicApostolic Nuncio to Switzerland
46.0AppointedOriano QuiliciApostolic Delegate to ChadApostolic Nuncio to Switzerland
46.0AppointedOriano QuiliciApostolic Delegate to Congo, Republic ofApostolic Nuncio to Switzerland
14 Nov44.4Ordained BishopSimon Michael Fung Kui HeongTitular Bishop of Catabum CastraBishop of Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
15 Nov65.3ResignedGerard Marie Franciscus van Velsen, O.P. †Bishop of Kroonstad, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
16 Nov56.0Ordained BishopMaurice Paul Delorme, Ist. del Prado †Titular Bishop of OttociumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Lyon (-Vienne), France
20 Nov47.2AppointedElie Amsini KiswayaBishop of Sakania, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Sakania-Kipushi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
33.5AppointedGilbert Guillaume Marie-Jean AubryBishop of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion
51.8AppointedFrancis Gerard BrooksBishop of Dromore, IrelandBishop Emeritus
53.1AppointedPietro Salvatore Colombo, O.F.M. †Bishop of Mogadiscio, Somalia
48.0AppointedPierre-Marie CotyBishop of Daloa, Côte d’IvoireBishop Emeritus
50.7AppointedEdmund Joseph Fitzgibbon, S.P.S. †Apostolic Administrator of Port Harcourt, NigeriaBishop Emeritus of Warri, Nigeria
50.7AppointedEdmund Joseph Fitzgibbon, S.P.S. †Apostolic Administrator of Warri, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
50.7AppointedEdmund Joseph Fitzgibbon, S.P.S. †Titular Bishop of Forum TraianiBishop Emeritus of Warri, Nigeria
41.9AppointedJohn Jocelyn Madden, S.D.B. †Prefect of Lashio, MyanmarPrefect Emeritus
58.0ResignedPierre-Eugène Rouanet, S.M.A. †Bishop of Daloa, Côte d’IvoireBishop Emeritus
40.0AppointedAlberto SeteleBishop of Inhambane, Mozambique
48.0AppointedFrançois Xavier Tabao Manjarimanana, S.J. †Bishop of Mananjary, Madagascar
21 Nov39.7AppointedAlejandro Jiménez LafebleAuxiliary Bishop of Talca, ChileBishop Emeritus of Valdivia, Chile
39.7AppointedAlejandro Jiménez LafebleTitular Bishop of Martanae TudertinorumBishop Emeritus of Valdivia, Chile
24.5Ordained PriestRicardo Antonio Tobón RestrepoPriest of Santa Rosa de Osos, ColombiaArchbishop of Medellín, Colombia
22 Nov43.7SucceededJoachim Mbadu Kikhela KupikaBishop of Boma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
63.9ResignedRaymond (Nianga-Nzita) NdudiBishop of Boma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
79.8RetiredEugene O’DohertyBishop of Dromore, IrelandBishop Emeritus
61.3AppointedErsilio ToniniArchbishop of Ravenna e Cervia, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Ravenna-Cervia, Italy
23 Nov49.9Ordained BishopJoão AlvesTitular Bishop of ScalaBishop Emeritus of Coimbra, Portugal
24.9Ordained PriestCarlos Garfias MerlosPriest of Morelia, Michoacán, MéxicoArchbishop of Acapulco, Guerrero, México
25.1Ordained PriestLeopoldo González GonzálezPriest of Morelia, Michoacán, MéxicoBishop of Tapachula, Chiapas, México
25 Nov53.2AppointedRoger Marie Élie EtchegarayPrelate of Mission de France o Pontigny, FranceCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
71.5ResignedGabriel Auguste François MartyPrelate of Mission de France o Pontigny, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Paris, France
27 Nov49.5AppointedOtto WüstAuxiliary Bishop of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
49.5AppointedOtto WüstTitular Bishop of TubiaBishop Emeritus of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, Switzerland
29 Nov68.9ResignedSalvatore BaldassarriArchbishop of Ravenna e Cervia, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
25.5Ordained PriestRemídio José BohnPriest of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop of Cachoeira do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
45.2AppointedSalvatore De GiorgiCoadjutor Bishop of Oria, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Palermo, Italy
25.5Ordained PriestFabio Duque Jaramillo, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Garzón, Colombia
69.0DiedAnthony Victor Haelg (Hälg), O.S.B. †Abbot Emeritus of Ndanda, Tanzania
66.2AppointedThomas NanthaApostolic Administrator of Luang Prabang, LaosVicar Apostolic of Vientiane, Laos
44.0AppointedAlessandro Staccioli, O.M.I.Auxiliary Bishop of Siena, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Siena-Colle di Val d’Elsa-Montalcino, Italy
30 Nov42.8Ordained BishopZygmunt KamińskiTitular Bishop of MidicaArchbishop Emeritus of Szczecin-Kamień, Poland
45.8Ordained BishopEmilio Vallebuona Merea, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of NumanaArchbishop of Huancayo, Peru
2 Dec70.7ResignedFrancis-Albert BougonBishop of Moulins, FranceBishop Emeritus
64.2DiedJoseph Brendan Houlihan, S.P.S. †Bishop Emeritus of Eldoret, Kenya
53.0SucceededAndré Bernard Michel QuélenBishop of Moulins, FranceBishop Emeritus
3 Dec33.9Ordained PriestJulianus Kemo Sunarko, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusBishop of Purwokerto, Indonesia
5 Dec56.6AppointedTheodor HubrichAuxiliary Bishop of Magdeburg, GermanyApostolic Administrator of Schwerin, Germany
56.6AppointedTheodor HubrichTitular Bishop of AucaApostolic Administrator of Schwerin, Germany
90.5DiedDenis J. MoynihanBishop Emeritus of Kerry, Ireland
6 Dec75.4RetiredBernard Jan AlfrinkArchbishop of Utrecht, NetherlandsCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
75.4RetiredBernard Jan AlfrinkArchbishop of Netherlands, MilitaryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Utrecht, Netherlands
27.6Ordained PriestBoniface Choi Ki-SanPriest of Incheon {Inch’on}, Korea (South)Bishop
20.7ConvertedJames Douglas ConleyBishop of Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
43.6AppointedAntónio dos SantosAuxiliary Bishop of Aveiro, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Guarda, Portugal
43.6AppointedAntónio dos SantosTitular Bishop of TabboraBishop Emeritus of Guarda, Portugal
61.1AppointedJan MichalskiAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
61.1AppointedJan MichalskiTitular Bishop of VagalAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Gniezno, Poland
66.3AppointedJohannes Gerardus Maria WillebrandsCardinal-Priest of San Sebastiano alle CatacombeCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
66.3AppointedJohannes Gerardus Maria WillebrandsBishop of Netherlands, MilitaryCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
66.3AppointedJohannes Gerardus Maria WillebrandsArchbishop of Utrecht, NetherlandsCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
7 Dec56.4AppointedEnrico AssiAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, ItalyBishop of Cremona, Italy
56.4AppointedEnrico AssiTitular Bishop of FrequentiumBishop of Cremona, Italy
47.5AppointedGiacomo BiffiAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bologna, Italy
47.5AppointedGiacomo BiffiTitular Bishop of FidenaeCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bologna, Italy
55.9Ordained BishopGiovanni D’AscenziBishop of Sovana e Pitigliano, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Arezzo-Cortona-Sansepolcro, Italy
49.6Ordained BishopAldo GarziaTitular Bishop of AssidonaBishop of Nardò-Gallipoli, Italy
26.6Ordained PriestProtógenes José Luft, S.d.C.Priest of Congregation of Servants of CharityBishop of Barra do Garças, Mato Grosso, Brazil
47.7Ordained BishopGodefroy-Emile MpwatiBishop of Pointe-Noire, CongoBishop Emeritus
46.0Ordained BishopOriano QuiliciTitular Archbishop of TablaApostolic Nuncio to Switzerland
37.2Ordained BishopGerhard Schwenzer, SS.CC.Titular Bishop of HólarBishop Emeritus of Oslo, Norway
8 Dec24.0ProfessedFrancis Dean Alleyne, O.S.B.Member of Order of Saint BenedictBishop of Georgetown, Guyana, Antilles
27.9Ordained PriestPeter Lee Ki-heonPriestBishop of Uijongbu, Korea (South)
93.9DiedRaimundo María Julián Manguán-Martín y Delgado, O.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Verapaz, Cobán, Guatemala
9 Dec50.4Ordained BishopRobert HealyTitular Bishop of MageóAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Perth, Australia
10 Dec39.8Ordained BishopAlejandro Jiménez LafebleTitular Bishop of Martanae TudertinorumBishop Emeritus of Valdivia, Chile
11 Dec51.6InstalledKenneth Joseph PovishBishop of Lansing, Michigan, USABishop Emeritus
12 Dec44.1Ordained BishopCarlos Alberto Etchandy Gimeno NavarroTitular Bishop of CenaeArchbishop of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
73.9DiedDavid MathewVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Great Britain, Military
42.9Ordained BishopGeorge Yod Phimphisan, C.SS.R.Bishop of Udon Thani, ThailandBishop Emeritus
43.4Ordained BishopKarl Josef RomerTitular Bishop of ColumnataSecretary Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Family
21.1Ordained PriestOscar José Vélez Isaza, C.M.F.Priest of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MaryBishop of Valledupar, Colombia
13 Dec61.8DiedHernando AntipordaAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, Philippines
24.8Ordained PriestFranz-Josef Hermann BodePriest of Paderborn, GermanyBishop of Osnabrück, Germany
58.4Ordained BishopJames Jerome KilleenTitular Bishop of VamallaAuxiliary Bishop of Military, USA
48.7Ordained BishopEduardo Martínez SomaloTitular Archbishop of ThagoraCardinal, Chamberlain Emeritus of the Apostolic Chamber
55.7InstalledLaurent NoëlBishop of Trois Rivières, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
62.1InstalledJohn Joseph Thomas RyanCoadjutor Archbishop of United States of America, MilitaryArchbishop Emeritus
14 Dec42.1Ordained BishopAntônio Celso QueirozTitular Bishop of SaetabisBishop Emeritus of Catanduva, Sao Paulo, Brazil
15 Dec60.3ResignedAlfred FernándezBishop of Allahabad, IndiaBishop Emeritus
28.0Ordained PriestJosé Luis Fletes SantanaPriest of México, Federal DistrictAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
17 Dec49.8AppointedMassimo GiustettiBishop of Mondovi, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Biella, Italy
18 Dec26.6Ordained PriestPetrus Canisius Mandagi, M.S.C.Priest of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusBishop of Amboina, Indonesia
19 Dec63.9AppointedLeo Clement Andrew Arkfeld, S.V.D. †Apostolic Administrator of Wewak, Papua New GuineaArchbishop Emeritus of Madang, Papua New Guinea
63.9AppointedLeo Clement Andrew Arkfeld, S.V.D. †Archbishop of Madang, Papua New GuineaArchbishop Emeritus
38.4AppointedHieronymus Herculanus Bumbun, O.F.M. Cap.Auxiliary Bishop of Pontianak, IndonesiaArchbishop
38.4AppointedHieronymus Herculanus Bumbun, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of CapraArchbishop of Pontianak, Indonesia
60.8ResignedVirgil Patrick Copas, M.S.C. †Archbishop of Port Moresby, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus of Kerema, Papua New Guinea
39.1AppointedJaime Pedro GonçalvesCoadjutor Bishop of Beira, MozambiqueArchbishop Emeritus of Beira, Mozambique
39.1AppointedJaime Pedro GonçalvesTitular Bishop of FicusArchbishop Emeritus of Beira, Mozambique
45.4AppointedAndré Ilunga KasebaBishop of Kilwa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop of Kalemie-Kirungu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
58.7AppointedEdward Francis Kelly, M.S.C. †Bishop of Toowoomba, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
45.7AppointedPhilippe Fanoko Kossi KpodzroApostolic Administrator of Atakpamé, TogoArchbishop Emeritus of Lomé, Togo
45.7AppointedPhilippe Fanoko Kossi KpodzroTitular Bishop of BacanariaArchbishop Emeritus of Lomé, Togo
54.2AppointedHenri LemaîtreApostolic Pro-Nuncio to UgandaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Netherlands
55.9ResignedJoseph Alain Leroy, O.F.M. †Bishop of Kilwa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
51.9AppointedDuraisamy Simon LourdusamySecretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of PeoplesCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
51.2SucceededEduardo André MuacaArchbishop of Luanda, AngolaArchbishop Emeritus
75.5RetiredAdolph Alexander Noser, S.V.D. †Archbishop of Madang, Papua New GuineaArchbishop Emeritus
63.0ResignedManuel Nunes GabrielArchbishop of Luanda, AngolaArchbishop Emeritus
48.8AppointedGilberto Pereira LopesCoadjutor Archbishop of Campinas, Sao Paulo, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
48.8AppointedGilberto Pereira LopesTitular Archbishop of AurusulianaArchbishop Emeritus of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
49.5AppointedAntônio Ribeiro de OliveiraBishop of Ipameri, Goias, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Goiânia, Goias, Brazil
67.9DiedJosip SálacAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
25.4Ordained PriestVincent SamuelPriest of Trivandrum, IndiaBishop of Neyyattinkara, India
64.0AppointedHerman To PaivuArchbishop of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
32.3Ordained PriestJohn Vadakel, C.M.I.Priest of Carmelites of Mary ImmaculateBishop of Bijnor (Syro-Malabarese), India
20 Dec30.5Ordained PriestGerald Richard BarnesPriest of San Antonio, Texas, USABishop of San Bernardino, California, USA
53.6AppointedBernardin GantinVice President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and PeaceCardinal, Dean Emeritus of the College of Cardinals
50.4AppointedHenry Swithin Thomas Alexander Wijetunge Goonewardena, O.M.I. †Prefect of Anuradhapura, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
73.9DiedAndré Jacques Marie JacqueminBishop Emeritus of Bayeux (-Lisieux), France
28.4Ordained PriestJoseph Ignace RandrianasoloPriestBishop Emeritus of Mahajanga, Madagascar
27.8Ordained PriestEdson Taschetto (Tasquetto) DamianPriest of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop of São Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas, Brazil
52.6AppointedRamón Torrella CascanteVice President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian UnityArchbishop Emeritus of Tarragona, Spain
21 Dec46.5Ordained BishopJoseph KureetharaBishop of Cochin, India
61.1Ordained BishopJan MichalskiTitular Bishop of VagalAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Gniezno, Poland
30.7Ordained PriestCyprian MonisPriestBishop of Asansol, India
45.8InstalledHerbé SeijasBishop of San José de Mayo, Uruguay
22 Dec45.0AppointedAngel Nicolás Acha DuarteAuxiliary Bishop of Villarrica, ParaguayBishop of Carapeguá, Paraguay
45.0AppointedAngel Nicolás Acha DuarteTitular Bishop of LamdiaBishop of Carapeguá, Paraguay
25.7Ordained PriestThomas Elavanal, M.C.B.S.Priest of Missionary Congregation of the Blessed SacramentBishop of Kalyan (Syro-Malabarese), India
23 Dec70.1AppointedEttore CunialVice-Chamberlain of the Apostolic ChamberVice-Chamberlain Emeritus
48.8AppointedRaymond Alphonse LuckerBishop of New Ulm, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus
65.9ResignedFrancisco Nunes TeixeiraBishop of Quelimane, MozambiqueBishop Emeritus
73.4RetiredAlphonse James SchladweilerBishop of New Ulm, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus
25 Dec24.2Ordained PriestCástor Oswaldo Azuaje Pérez, O.C.D.Priest of Order of Discalced CarmelitesBishop of Trujillo, Venezuela
25.2Ordained PriestJoaquín Hermes Robledo RomeroPriest of Asunción, ParaguayBishop of Carapeguá, Paraguay
27 Dec47.7Ordained BishopMarcelo Pinto CarvalheriaTitular Bishop of BityliusArchbishop Emeritus of Paraíba, Paraiba, Brazil
46.0Ordained BishopArnaldo RibeiroTitular Bishop of SicilibbaArchbishop Emeritus of Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
63.8AppointedBruno WüstenbergApostolic Pro-Nuncio to BeninApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Netherlands
28 Dec58.6DiedNorman Joseph GallagherBishop of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
29.6Ordained PriestOdon Marie Arsène RazanakolonaPriest of Fianarantsoa, MadagascarArchbishop of Antananarivo, Madagascar
28.3Ordained PriestJosé Ubiratan Lopes, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Itaguaí, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
29 Dec41.4SucceededCláudio Aury Affonso Hummes, O.F.M.Bishop of Santo André, Sao Paulo, BrazilCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
60.1ResignedJorge Marcos de OliveiraBishop of Santo André, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
28.0Ordained PriestErnest SambouPriestBishop of Saint-Louis du Sénégal

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