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The Year of Our Lord 1979

Bishop Events

July to August


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Jul64.6AppointedGiuseppe (Joseph) CaprioPresident of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic SeeCardinal, Grand Master Emeritus of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
27.7Ordained PriestMichel Christian Cartatéguy, S.M.A.Priest of Society of African MissionsArchbishop of Niamey, Niger
64.6AppointedAgostino CasaroliSecretary of StateCardinal, Secretary Emeritus
64.6AppointedAgostino CasaroliPresident of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City StateCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
2 Jul54.6AppointedRomán Arrieta VillalobosArchbishop of San José de Costa RicaArchbishop Emeritus
3 Jul56.0AppointedCarlos Esteban CremataBishop of Santo Tomé, Argentina
49.1Ordained BishopAnthony HitchenTitular Bishop of OthonaAuxiliary Bishop of Liverpool, England, Great Britain
62.9DiedOlimpo Santiago MaresmaArchbishop of Mendoza, Argentina
50.1Ordained BishopKevin O’ConnorTitular Bishop of GlastoniaAuxiliary Bishop of Liverpool, England, Great Britain
42.3AppointedRicardo Pedro Paglia, M.S.C.Prelate of Pinheiro, Maranho, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Pinheiro, Maranho, Brazil
4 Jul46.1AppointedAlphonse Bilung, S.V.D.Bishop of Rourkela, IndiaBishop Emeritus
35.3AppointedMichel-Marie-Bernard Calvet, S.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Nouméa, New Caledonia, Pacific (Oceania)Archbishop
35.3AppointedMichel-Marie-Bernard Calvet, S.M.Titular Bishop of Nigrae MaioresArchbishop of Nouméa, New Caledonia, Pacific (Oceania)
52.3AppointedEmiliano Kulhi MadangengCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Mountain Provinces (Montagnosa), PhilippinesVicar Apostolic Emeritus
67.6AppointedJoseph-Marie Vû Duy NhâtCoadjutor Bishop of Bùi Chu, Viet NamBishop
6 Jul61.9AppointedLuigi AccogliApostolic Nuncio to BangladeshApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Syria
86.7DiedAntonio María (Alfredo) Barbieri, O.F.M. Cap. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Montevideo, Uruguay
80.0DiedEdward EllisBishop Emeritus of Nottingham, England, Great Britain
7 Jul24.1Ordained PriestArturo AielloPriest of Sorrento-Castellammare di Stabia, ItalyBishop of Teano-Calvi, Italy
45.4AppointedJoseph DuffyBishop of Clogher, IrelandBishop Emeritus
26.3Ordained PriestRobert William FinnPriest of Saint Louis, Missouri, USABishop of Kansas City-Saint Joseph, Missouri, USA
31.5Ordained PriestJan de Groef, M. Afr.Priest of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)Bishop of Bethlehem, South Africa
67.1ResignedPatrick MulliganBishop of Clogher, IrelandBishop Emeritus
8 Jul26.8Ordained PriestMarie-Daniel DadietPriestArchbishop of Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire
10 Jul85.3DiedAdrianus Djajasepoetra, S.J. †Archbishop Emeritus of Djakarta, Indonesia
11 Jul75.0RetiredAlden John BellBishop of Sacramento, California, USABishop Emeritus
50.4Ordained BishopNoel Desmond DalyBishop of Sandhurst, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
39.8Ordained BishopRicardo José Weberberger, O.S.B. †Bishop of Barreiras, Bahia, Brazil
12 Jul55.1AppointedYves-Marie-Henri BescondAuxiliary Bishop of Meaux, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
61.8ResignedWladyslaw RubinSecretary General of the Synod of BishopsCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
55.3AppointedJozef TomkoTitular Archbishop of DocleaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses
55.3AppointedJozef TomkoSecretary General of the Synod of BishopsCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses
80.1DiedKarl Walter Vervoort, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Pilcomayo, Paraguay
13 Jul50.1AppointedMiguel Delgado Avila, S.D.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de VenezuelaBishop Emeritus of Barcelona, Venezuela
50.1AppointedMiguel Delgado Avila, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of ScebatianaBishop Emeritus of Barcelona, Venezuela
14 Jul24.2Ordained PriestManuel Felipe Díaz SánchezPriest of Barquisimeto, VenezuelaArchbishop of Calabozo, Venezuela
57.7AppointedLouis-de-Gonzague Langevin, M. Afr. †Bishop of Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
16 Jul93.1DiedJames Francis Aloysius McIntyreCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, California, USA
18 Jul68.0ResignedAlbert Sanschagrin, O.M.I. †Bishop of Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
21 Jul25.4Ordained PriestClet FelihoPriest of Parakou, BeninBishop of Kandi, Benin
62.3DiedIoseph (Songolo) MulolwaBishop Emeritus of Kalemie-Kirungu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
22 Jul44.6Ordained BishopPaul Dacoury-TableyTitular Bishop of Castra SeverianaBishop Emeritus of Grand-Bassam, Côte d’Ivoire
24 Jul80.2DiedGiuseppe D’AvackArchbishop Emeritus of Camerino, Italy
48.4AppointedWilliam Henry KeelerAuxiliary Bishop of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
48.4AppointedWilliam Henry KeelerTitular Bishop of UlciniumCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
25 Jul74.0RetiredAntonio Oña de EchaveBishop of Lugo, SpainBishop Emeritus
27 Jul59.3AppointedLuis Mena ArroyoArchbishop (Personal Title), Auxiliary of México, Federal DistrictAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
28 Jul24.9Ordained PriestAldo GiordanoPriest of Cuneo, ItalyApostolic Nuncio to Venezuela
92.8DiedLafayette LibânioBishop Emeritus of Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
29 Jul58.5Ordained BishopPedro Luís AntónioBishop of Kwito-Bié, AngolaBishop Emeritus
30 Jul26.8Ordained PriestJoão Francisco SalmPriest of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop of Tubarão, Santa Catarina, Brazil
31 Jul75.0RetiredJohn Joseph CarberryArchbishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
42.8Ordained BishopRoger ÉbacherBishop of Hauterive, Québec, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Gatineau, Québec, Canada
1 Aug45.1Ordained BishopJames Anthony GriffinTitular Bishop of HólarBishop Emeritus of Columbus, Ohio, USA
40.5Ordained BishopJames Patterson Lyke, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Furnos MaiorArchbishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
26.6Ordained PriestAntonio MuraPriest of Alghero-Bosa, ItalyBishop of Lanusei, Italy
46.7Ordained BishopAnthony Michael PillaTitular Bishop of ScardonaBishop Emeritus of Cleveland, Ohio, USA
2 Aug62.8AppointedRomeu BrigentiAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
62.8AppointedRomeu BrigentiTitular Bishop of IlliciAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
28.2Ordained PriestAlberto Campos Hernández, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorVicar Apostolic Emeritus of San José del Amazonas, Peru
92.7DiedFrancis Arthur CarvalhoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor), India
49.5AppointedAffonso Felippe GregoryAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Imperatriz, Maranho, Brazil
49.5AppointedAffonso Felippe GregoryTitular Bishop of DrusilianaBishop Emeritus of Imperatriz, Maranho, Brazil
39.6AppointedMartinho Lammers, O.F.M.Prelate of Óbidos, Para, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
29.0Ordained PriestGuilherme Antônio Werlang, M.S.F.Priest of Congregation of Missionaries of the Holy FamilyBishop of Ipameri, Goias, Brazil
3 Aug60.3AppointedBenedict Jacob Acharuparambil, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Trivandrum, IndiaBishop Emeritus
88.8DiedAlfredo OttavianiCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
4 Aug29.2Ordained PriestSleiman Hajjar, B.S. †Priest of Arrouhbaniat Albassiliat Almoukhalissiat (Melkite Greek)Bishop of Saint-Sauveur de Montréal (Melkite Greek), Canada
50.7Ordained BishopBede Vincent HeatherTitular Bishop of ObbiBishop Emeritus of Parramatta, Australia
32.5Ordained PriestJuan María Leonardi VillasmilPriestBishop of Punto Fijo, Venezuela
5 Aug75.9DiedJoseph Arregui y Yparaguirre, O.P. †Prefect Emeritus of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
33.6Ordained PriestAntoine Audo, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusBishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Chaldean), Syria
32.8Ordained PriestPaul Lungu, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusBishop of Monze, Zambia
7 Aug53.7AppointedLuís Herbst, C.S.Sp.Coadjutor Prelate of Juruá, Acre, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Cruzeiro do Sul, Acre, Brazil
8 Aug57.8InstalledLouis-de-Gonzague Langevin, M. Afr. †Bishop of Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
67.7Ordained BishopJoseph-Marie Vû Duy NhâtCoadjutor Bishop of Bùi Chu, Viet NamBishop
10 Aug70.1DiedJohn Joseph WrightCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy
12 Aug26.2Ordained PriestGeorges ChihanePriest of Jounieh (Maronite), LebanonBishop of Le Caire {Cairo} (Maronite), Egypt
13 Aug89.7DiedNikolay AvtonomovTitular Archbishop of Ratiaria
46.7AppointedPhilippe KouroumaBishop of N’Zérékoré, GuineaBishop Emeritus
60.0ResignedEugène Maillat, M. Afr. †Bishop of N’Zérékoré, GuineaBishop Emeritus
34.2AppointedRobert SarahArchbishop of Conakry {Konakry}, GuineaCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council “Cor Unum”
59.0ResignedRaymond-Maria Tchidimbo, C.S.Sp. †Archbishop of Conakry {Konakry}, GuineaArchbishop Emeritus
14 Aug53.9AppointedAngelo AcerbiApostolic Nuncio to ColombiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Netherlands
15 Aug61.3Ordained BishopFrancisco Maria Aguilera GonzálezTitular Bishop of Macriana in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of México, Federal District
35.5Ordained PriestUriah AshleyPriestBishop of Penonomé, Panama
83.1DiedPaul Bouque, S.C.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Nkongsamba, Cameroon
46.1InstalledJosé Cardoso Sobrinho, O. Carm.Bishop of Paracatu, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Olinda e Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
46.6Ordained BishopJavier Lozano BarragánTitular Bishop of Thinisa in NumidiaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers
17 Aug49.8SucceededFrançois-Marie-Christian FavreauBishop of La Rochelle (-Saintes), FranceBishop Emeritus of Nanterre, France
41.0Ordained BishopEnrique Manuel Hernández RiveraTitular Bishop of VamallaBishop Emeritus of Caguas, Puerto Rico
46.3Ordained BishopHéctor Manuel Rivera PérezTitular Bishop of Thubunae in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of San Juan de Puerto Rico
75.0RetiredFélix-Marie-Honoré VerdetBishop of La Rochelle (-Saintes), FranceBishop Emeritus
20 Aug76.7DiedAlfredo Ignacio Llaguno CanalsAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
44.3AppointedMedardo Luis Luzardo RomeroBishop of Ciudad Guayana, VenezuelaArchbishop Emeritus of Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela
67.9ResignedAngel Pérez CisnerosArchbishop of Mérida, VenezuelaArchbishop Emeritus
63.9AppointedMiguel Antonio Salas Salas, C.I.M. †Archbishop of Mérida, VenezuelaArchbishop Emeritus
21 Aug74.8DiedAlexander EdezathBishop Emeritus of Cochin, India
22 Aug54.7Ordained BishopSalvador Q. QuizonTitular Bishop of Feradi MinusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Lipa, Philippines
49.7AppointedFernando Sebastián Aguilar, C.M.F.Bishop of León, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Pamplona y Tudela, Spain
23 Aug50.1AppointedPatrick Fernández FloresArchbishop of San Antonio, Texas, USAArchbishop Emeritus
24 Aug45.8AppointedJoseph CassidyCoadjutor Bishop of Clonfert, IrelandArchbishop Emeritus of Tuam, Ireland
25 Aug67.2ResignedFrancis Carroll, S.M.A. †Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to LiberiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Monrovia, Liberia
54.2ResignedLuigi DossenaApostolic Pro-Nuncio to NigerApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Slovakia
49.9AppointedJohannes DybaTitular Archbishop of Neapolis in ProconsulariBishop of Fulda, Germany
49.9AppointedJohannes DybaApostolic Pro-Nuncio to GambiaBishop of Fulda, Germany
49.9AppointedJohannes DybaApostolic Pro-Nuncio to LiberiaBishop of Fulda, Germany
49.9AppointedJohannes DybaApostolic Delegate to GuineaBishop of Fulda, Germany
49.9AppointedJohannes DybaApostolic Delegate to Sierra LeoneBishop of Fulda, Germany
58.1AppointedVincenzo Maria FaranoApostolic Nuncio to EcuadorArchbishop Emeritus of Gaeta, Italy
49.7AppointedGiuseppe FerraioliApostolic Pro-Nuncio to BeninOfficial Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
49.7AppointedGiuseppe FerraioliApostolic Delegate to TogoOfficial Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
26.6Ordained PriestJoseph Salvador MarinoPriest of Birmingham, Alabama, USAApostolic Nuncio to Malaysia
49.2AppointedAthanase Matti Shaba MatokaAuxiliary Bishop of Baghdad (Syrian), IraqArchbishop Emeritus
49.2AppointedAthanase Matti Shaba MatokaTitular Bishop of Dara dei SiriArchbishop Emeritus of Baghdad (Syrian), Iraq
47.3AppointedJusto Mullor GarcíaApostolic Pro-Nuncio to NigerPresident Emeritus of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, Roman Curia
26 Aug29.0Ordained PriestJulien Andavo MbiaPriest of Isiro-Niangara, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop
27 Aug60.1AppointedAngelo FeliciApostolic Nuncio to FranceCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”
41.4AppointedRuben T. ProfugoAuxiliary Bishop of Lucena, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
41.4AppointedRuben T. ProfugoTitular Bishop of BuduaBishop Emeritus of Lucena, Philippines
55.9AppointedAntonio Troyo CalderónAuxiliary Bishop of San José de Costa RicaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
55.9AppointedAntonio Troyo CalderónTitular Bishop of BurcaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of San José de Costa Rica
28 Aug64.0ResignedLawrence Michael De FalcoBishop of Amarillo, Texas, USABishop Emeritus
48.2InstalledJoseph Leopold ImeschBishop of Joliet in Illinois, USABishop Emeritus
31 Aug47.9AppointedWilliam Benedict FriendAuxiliary Bishop of Alexandria-Shreveport, Louisiana, USABishop Emeritus of Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
47.9AppointedWilliam Benedict FriendTitular Bishop of PomariaBishop Emeritus of Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
51.4AppointedPaul-Werner ScheeleBishop of Würzburg, GermanyBishop Emeritus
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