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The Year of Our Lord 1978

Bishop Events

July to August


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Jul29.8Ordained PriestGiancarlo Maria Bregantini, C.S.S.Priest of Congregation of the Sacred StigmataArchbishop of Campobasso-Boiano, Italy
23.7Ordained PriestCamillo CibottiPriest of Chieti, ItalyBishop of Isernia-Venafro, Italy
26.6Ordained PriestGerhard FeigePriest of Magdeburg, GermanyBishop
26.8Ordained PriestLucas Kalfa SanouPriest of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina FasoBishop of Banfora, Burkina Faso
2 Jul27.2Ordained PriestGiuseppe Bausardo, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Alexandria of Egypt {Alessandria di Egitto} (-Eliopoli di Egitto-Port-Said)
29.5Ordained PriestCamillus Archibong EtokudohPriest of Ikot Ekpene, NigeriaBishop of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
52.9Ordained BishopArmand Gaétan RazafindratandraBishop of Majunga, MadagascarCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Antananarivo, Madagascar
51.2Ordained BishopLuigi ScuppaBishop of Fabriano e Matelica, ItalyBishop of Fabriano-Matelica, Italy
3 Jul71.6ResignedJoseph Maria Reuß (Reuss)Auxiliary Bishop of Mainz, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
5 Jul45.8AppointedThomas Joseph MurphyBishop of Great Falls, Montana, USAArchbishop of Seattle, Washington, USA
75.0RetiredLadislau Paz, S.D.B. †Bishop of Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
53.9SucceededOnofre Cândido Rosa, S.D.B. †Bishop of Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Jardim, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
6 Jul24.8Ordained PriestGabriel MarchesiPriest of Fiesole, ItalyBishop of Floresta, Pernambuco, Brazil
68.5DiedPierre Marie Nguyen Van NangBishop of Vinh, Viet Nam
7 Jul89.5DiedCândido Julio Bampi, O.F.M. Cap. †Auxiliary Bishop of Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
52.7Ordained BishopVittorio BernardettoBishop of Susa, ItalyBishop Emeritus
60.5AppointedThomas Benjamin FultonBishop of Saint Catharines, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus
72.8ResignedThomas Joseph McCarthyBishop of Saint Catharines, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus
52.5AppointedJohn Michael SherlockBishop of London, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus
8 Jul65.9DiedJozsef VajdaAuxiliary Bishop of Vác, Hungary
9 Jul27.2Ordained PriestJoseph Yapo AkéPriest of Abidjan, Côte d’IvoireArchbishop of Gagnoa, Côte d’Ivoire
42.2Ordained BishopHendrik Joseph Alois Bomers, C.M. †Titular Bishop of AvioccalaBishop of Haarlem, Netherlands
50.0Ordained BishopJean-Samuel Raobelina, M.S. †Bishop of Tsiroanomandidy, Madagascar
10 Jul66.9ResignedFrancisco Peralta y BallabrigaBishop of Vitoria, SpainBishop Emeritus
11 Jul51.1AppointedHoracio Alberto BózzoliBishop of San Miguel, ArgentinaArchbishop of Tucumán, Argentina
47.1AppointedJuan de Dios Caballero ReyesBishop of Huejutla, Hidalgo, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Durango, México
64.8DiedEtienne-Marie-Félix Courtois, M. Afr. †Bishop of Kayes, Mali
13 Jul46.4AppointedRaymond Rodly Caesar, S.V.D. †Coadjutor Bishop of Goroka, Papua New GuineaBishop
72.8AppointedJean-Édouard-Lucien RuppOfficial of the Secretariat of StateOfficial Emeritus
14 Jul69.5AppointedNorbert Jules François Calmels, O. Praem. †Official to Morocco
72.1ResignedAlexandre Gonçalves do AmaralArchbishop of Uberaba, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
45.2AppointedPhillip Francis StralingBishop of San Bernardino, California, USABishop Emeritus of Reno, Nevada, USA
57.8AppointedBenedito de Ulhôa VieiraArchbishop of Uberaba, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
15 Jul75.4RetiredGiuseppe MartinoliBishop of Lugano, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
48.2AppointedLawrence Sabatini, C.S.Auxiliary Bishop of Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
48.2AppointedLawrence Sabatini, C.S.Titular Bishop of NasaiBishop Emeritus of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
26.1Ordained PriestJames Peter SartainPriest of Memphis, Tennessee, USAArchbishop of Seattle, Washington, USA
27.2Ordained PriestAngelo SpinilloPriest of Diano-Teggiano, ItalyBishop of Aversa, Italy
51.8AppointedErnesto TogniBishop of Lugano, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
26.5Ordained PriestHéctor Eduardo Vargas Bastidas, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Temuco, Chile
16 Jul52.0Ordained BishopHeitor de Araújo SalesBishop of Caicó, Rio Grande do Norte, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
49.8DiedFrancis LennyAuxiliary Bishop of Armagh, Ireland
25.8Ordained PriestJoaquín Pertíñez Fernández, O.A.R.Priest of Order of Augustinian RecollectsBishop of Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil
28.6ProfessedAndrés Stanovnik, O.F.M. Cap.Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinArchbishop of Corrientes, Argentina
17 Jul83.7DiedJohn Joseph BoardmanAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Brooklyn, New York, USA
18 Jul67.2DiedGuy-Marie-Joseph RiobéBishop of Orléans, France
20 Jul57.4Ordained BishopSpiridon MattarBishop of Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo (Melkite Greek), Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
21 Jul47.4Ordained BishopRodolfo BufanoTitular Bishop of Aquae in MauretaniaBishop of San Justo, Argentina
22 Jul40.8Ordained BishopAlberto Aurelio Brazzini Diaz-UfanoTitular Bishop of AssavaAuxiliary Bishop of Lima, Peru
28.9Ordained PriestDiómedes Espinal de LeónPriest of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican RepublicBishop of Mao-Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic
28.0Ordained PriestJohn Ifeanyichukwu OkoyePriest of Enugu, NigeriaBishop of Awgu, Nigeria
28.1Ordained PriestMario Toso, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
23 Jul37.9Ordained BishopGutemberg Freire Régis, C.SS.R.Prelate of Coari, Amazonas, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
56.2Ordained BishopDjuro KokšaTitular Bishop of GrumentumAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
25 Jul70.7DiedAlberto Rencoret DonosoArchbishop Emeritus of Puerto Montt, Chile
53.9AppointedCarlos Milcíades Villalba AquinoBishop of San Juan Bautista de las Misiones, ParaguayBishop Emeritus
27 Jul43.4AppointedNicolás Antonio Castellanos Franco, O.S.A.Bishop of Palencia, SpainBishop Emeritus
54.8AppointedMichel Joseph KuehnBishop of Chartres, FranceBishop Emeritus
28 Jul64.7DiedFerenc RostaAuxiliary Bishop of Székesfehérvár (Albareale), Hungary
29 Jul39.5Ordained BishopReinaldo Ernst Enrich (Heribert) PünderBishop of Coroatá, Maranho, Brazil
30 Jul42.7Ordained BishopJorge Eduardo Marskell, S.F.M. †Prelate of Itacoatiara, Amazonas, Brazil
25.6Ordained PriestRosario Pio Ramolo, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Goré, Chad
47.0Ordained BishopThomas A. WhiteTitular Archbishop of SebanaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Fiji, Pacific (Oceania)
31 Jul75.3RetiredFrancesco RicceriBishop of Trapani, ItalyBishop Emeritus
66.5SucceededEmanuele RomanoBishop of Trapani, ItalyBishop Emeritus
5 Aug67.6ResignedStanislaus LokuangArchbishop of Taipei, TaiwanArchbishop Emeritus
6 Aug44.8Ordained BishopGeraldo Majella AgneloBishop of Toledo, Parana, BrazilCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
80.9DiedGiovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria MontiniPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
30.6Ordained PriestJacson Damasceno Rodrigues, C.SS.R. †Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerAuxiliary Bishop of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
69.9DiedFelicissimo Stefano Tinivella, O.F.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Ancona e Numana, Italy
10 Aug51.6DiedEugène Abissa KwakuBishop of Abengourou, Côte d’Ivoire
12 Aug53.1Ordained BishopOlívio Aurélio Fazza, S.V.D. †Bishop of Foz do Iguaçu, Parana, BrazilBishop Emeritus
84.9DiedCarlo Re, I.M.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Ampurias e Tempio, Italy
13 Aug46.7Ordained BishopVital João Geraldo Wilderink, O. Carm. †Titular Bishop of Iunca in ByzacenaBishop Emeritus of Itaguaí, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
15 Aug23.7Ordained PriestFernando María BargallóPriestBishop Emeritus of Merlo-Moreno, Argentina
29.8Ordained PriestAntônio Augusto Dias DuartePriest of Opus DeiAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
26.6Ordained PriestJosé Horacio Gómez VelascoPriest of Opus DeiArchbishop of Los Angeles, California, USA
42.0Ordained BishopKarl Hesse, M.S.C.Titular Bishop of NaratcataArchbishop Emeritus of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
33.0Ordained PriestRogelio Ricardo Livieres PlanoPriest of Opus DeiBishop Emeritus of Ciudad del Este, Paraguay
58.4Ordained BishopJosé María MontesTitular Bishop of LamdiaBishop Emeritus of Chascomús, Argentina
28.1Professed (Perpetual Vows)Jozef Daniel Pravda, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoSuperior Emeritus of Baku, Azerbaijan
54.0Ordained BishopHéctor Gabino RomeroTitular Bishop of TagarataBishop of Rafaela, Argentina
53.0Ordained BishopGeorge To BataTitular Bishop of Saia MaiorAuxiliary Bishop of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
55.8Ordained BishopAugusto Vargas Alzamora, S.J. †Titular Bishop of CissiCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Lima, Peru
16 Aug25.4ProfessedValdomiro Koubetch, O.S.B.M.Member of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Archbishop of São João Batista em Curitiba (Ukrainian), Brazil
77.3DiedPaul Yü PinCardinal, Archbishop of Nanjing [Nanking], China
19 Aug28.8Ordained PriestMichael Dixon BhaseraPriestBishop of Masvingo, Zimbabwe
27.9Ordained PriestMichael Fabian McCarthyPriest of Brisbane, AustraliaBishop of Rockhampton, Australia
41.0Ordained BishopOscar Páez GarceteBishop of San Pedro, ParaguayBishop Emeritus of Alto Paraná, Paraguay
20 Aug29.0Ordained PriestJoseph Mokobe NdjokuPriest of Basankusu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop
21 Aug45.9Ordained BishopThomas Joseph MurphyBishop of Great Falls, Montana, USAArchbishop of Seattle, Washington, USA
52.6InstalledJohn Michael SherlockBishop of London, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus
26.6Ordained PriestMelchisedec Sikuli PalukuPriest of Butembo-Beni, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop
22 Aug64.5DiedPierre Wijnants, M.S.C. †Archbishop Emeritus of Mbandaka-Bikoro, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
24 Aug57.2Ordained BishopIvan SemediAuxiliary Bishop of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), UkraineBishop Emeritus
26 Aug65.9ElectedAlbino LucianiPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
24.0ProfessedJosé Carmelo Martínez Lázaro, O.A.R.Member of Order of Augustinian RecollectsBishop of Cajamarca, Peru
27 Aug47.7Ordained BishopAndré Mayamba Mabuti KathongoCoadjutor Bishop of Popokabaka, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
28 Aug65.3ConfirmedSebastiano BaggioPrefect of the Congregation for BishopsCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State
63.9DiedJohn Gerard McCleanBishop of Middlesbrough, England, Great Britain
29 Aug60.6InstalledThomas Benjamin FultonBishop of Saint Catharines, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus
31 Aug51.4AppointedDonato SquicciariniTitular Archbishop of TiburniaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Austria
51.4AppointedDonato SquicciariniApostolic Nuncio to BurundiApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Austria
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