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The Year of Our Lord 1979

Bishop Events

November to December


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
3 Nov46.4Ordained BishopAlphonse Bilung, S.V.D.Bishop of Rourkela, IndiaBishop Emeritus
56.5AppointedEugène Georges Joseph LecrosnierBishop of Belfort-Montbéliard, FranceBishop Emeritus
4 Nov35.5Ordained BishopMichel-Marie-Bernard Calvet, S.M.Titular Bishop of Nigrae MaioresArchbishop of Nouméa, New Caledonia, Pacific (Oceania)
5 Nov49.0AppointedRaphael Michael FlissCoadjutor Bishop of Superior, Wisconsin, USABishop Emeritus
79.7AppointedGérard Mongeau, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Cotabato, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
55.0AppointedPhilip Francis Smith, O.M.I. †Coadjutor Archbishop of Cotabato, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
6 Nov44.1AppointedRichard John SklbaAuxiliary Bishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
44.1AppointedRichard John SklbaTitular Bishop of Castro di PugliaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
10 Nov53.1AppointedJean-Marie LustigerBishop of Orléans, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Paris, France
23.6Ordained PriestJosé Francisco Rezende DiasPriest of Pouso Alegre, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
11 Nov30.0Ordained PriestGílio FelícioPriest of Santa Cruz do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop of Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
53.9Ordained BishopLuís Herbst, C.S.Sp.Coadjutor Prelate of Juruá, Acre, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Cruzeiro do Sul, Acre, Brazil
12 Nov65.3Ordained BishopMyroslav Ivan LubachivskyBishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USACardinal, Archbishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
15 Nov68.5ResignedAlfonso Hoefer (Höfer) Hombach, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Limón, Costa RicaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
55.9AppointedPaul Shan Kuo-hsi, S.J. †Bishop of Hwalien, TaiwanCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
17 Nov46.8AppointedGiuseppe CostanzoOfficial of the Roman Curia - OtherArchbishop Emeritus of Siracusa, Italy
71.7ResignedPolicarpo da Costa VazBishop of Guarda, PortugalBishop Emeritus
47.5AppointedAntónio dos SantosBishop of Guarda, PortugalBishop Emeritus
18 Nov56.8Ordained BishopEmilio OgñénovichTitular Bishop of MibiarcaArchbishop Emeritus of Mercedes-Luján, Argentina
20 Nov65.3ResignedOtoniel Alcedo Culquicóndor, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Ayacucho o Huamanga, PeruArchbishop Emeritus
57.7SucceededFederico Richter Fernandez-Prada, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Ayacucho o Huamanga, PeruArchbishop Emeritus
21 Nov54.0AppointedFrançois-Victor-Marie Frétellière, P.S.S. †Coadjutor Bishop of Créteil, FranceBishop
27.7Ordained DeaconDaniel Kozelinski NettoDeacon of São João Batista em Curitiba (Ukrainian), BrazilApostolic Administrator of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires (Ukrainian), Argentina
58.2AppointedEdward Thomas O’MearaArchbishop of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
23 Nov59.1InstalledCándido Genaro RubioloArchbishop of Mendoza, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
24 Nov90.0DiedAmerigo (Ambrogio) Galbiati, P.I.M.E. †Bishop Emeritus of Jalpaiguri, India
25 Nov79.1DiedFlorentino Armas Lerena, O.A.R. †Prelate Emeritus of Chota, Peru
48.6Ordained BishopJosé Carlos de Oliveira, C.SS.R.Prelate of Rubiataba-Mozarlândia, Goias, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Rubiataba-Mozarlândia, Goias, Brazil
29 Nov51.4AppointedWolfgang KirchgässnerAuxiliary Bishop of Freiburg im Breisgau, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
51.4AppointedWolfgang KirchgässnerTitular Bishop of DruasAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
30 Nov63.2ResignedPasquale BacileBishop of Acireale, ItalyBishop Emeritus
50.4AppointedOsório Bebber, O.F.M. Cap.Coadjutor Bishop of Tubarão, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Joaçaba, Santa Catarina, Brazil
52.1AppointedAmaury CastanhoBishop of Valença, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Jundiaí, Sao Paulo, Brazil
53.2AppointedEduardo KoaikCoadjutor Bishop of Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
50.7AppointedJosé Lambert Filho, C.S.S. †Coadjutor Bishop of Sorocaba, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Sorocaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
48.3AppointedGiuseppe MalandrinoBishop of Acireale, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Noto, Italy
1 Dec65.3ResignedPierre Bouckaert, S.J. †Bishop of Popokabaka, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
54.0AppointedGiovanni CoppaTitular Archbishop of SertaCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Czech Republic
54.0AppointedGiovanni CoppaOfficial of the Secretariat of StateCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Czech Republic
70.6ResignedDomenico EnriciOfficial of the Secretariat of StateOfficial Emeritus
48.9SucceededAndré Mayamba Mabuti KathongoBishop of Popokabaka, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
24.6Ordained PriestJosé Manuel Romero BarriosPriest of Barcelona, VenezuelaAuxiliary Bishop
2 Dec51.3Ordained BishopHenri Désiré DelrueTitular Bishop of PolymartiumAuxiliary Bishop of Reims, France
28.2Ordained PriestLaurent Bernard Marie UlrichPriest of Dijon, FranceArchbishop of Lille, France
3 Dec44.3AppointedBrendan Oliver Comiskey, SS.CC.Auxiliary Bishop of Dublin, IrelandBishop Emeritus of Ferns, Ireland
44.3AppointedBrendan Oliver Comiskey, SS.CC.Titular Bishop of ThibilisBishop Emeritus of Ferns, Ireland
48.4AppointedLaurence ForristalAuxiliary Bishop of Dublin, IrelandBishop Emeritus of Ossory, Ireland
48.4AppointedLaurence ForristalTitular Bishop of RotdonBishop Emeritus of Ossory, Ireland
22.9Professed (Perpetual Vows)Natale Paganelli, S.X.Member of Xaverian Missionary FathersApostolic Administrator of Makeni, Sierra Leone
25.9Ordained DeaconTomo VukšićDeacon of Mostar-Duvno (-Trebinje e Mrkan), Bosnia and HerzegovinaBishop of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Military
4 Dec76.9AppointedJoão Batista Costa, S.D.B. †Bishop of Porto Velho, Rondonia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
64.4AppointedMiguel d’Aversa, S.D.B. †Bishop of Humaitá, Amazonas, BrazilBishop Emeritus
60.0AppointedHenrique Froehlich, S.J. †Bishop of Diamantino, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Sinop, Mato Grosso, Brazil
60.0AppointedAldo Mongiano, I.M.C.Bishop of Roraima, Roraima, BrazilBishop Emeritus
53.7AppointedHéctor Morera VegaBishop of Tilarán, Costa RicaBishop Emeritus
48.7AppointedJosé Carlos de Oliveira, C.SS.R.Bishop of Rubiataba-Mozarlândia, Goias, BrazilBishop Emeritus
44.1AppointedAlano Maria Pena, O.P.Bishop of Marabá, Para, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
67.0AppointedTiago Miguel (James Michael) Ryan, O.F.M. †Bishop of Santarém, Para, BrazilBishop Emeritus
60.3AppointedVictor João Herman José Tielbeek, SS.CC. †Bishop of Formosa, Goias, Brazil
5 Dec54.1InstalledJohn Joseph SnyderBishop of Saint Augustine, Florida, USABishop Emeritus
6 Dec83.1DiedAlbert Lewis FletcherBishop Emeritus of Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
52.5AppointedNicolas Huynh Van NghiBishop of Phan Thiêt, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
54.3AppointedAmbrose MathalaimuthuBishop of Coimbatore, IndiaBishop Emeritus
49.1AppointedChristian Wiyghan TumiBishop of Yagoua, CameroonCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Douala, Cameroon
7 Dec26.4Ordained PriestPrecioso Dacalos Cantillas, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Maasin, Philippines
8 Dec56.5Ordained BishopJoseph Marie Dinh-BinhCoadjutor Bishop of Thái Binh, Viet NamBishop
53.2Ordained BishopJean-Marie LustigerBishop of Orléans, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Paris, France
49.4Ordained BishopAthanase Matti Shaba MatokaTitular Bishop of Dara dei SiriArchbishop Emeritus of Baghdad (Syrian), Iraq
28.7Ordained PriestPaulo Mendes PeixotoPriest of Caratinga, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop of Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil
27.1ProfessedEmmanuel Obbo, A.J.Member of OtherArchbishop of Tororo, Uganda
27.1Ordained PriestWilmar Santin, O. Carm.Priest of Order of Our Lady of Mt. CarmelPrelate of Itaituba, Para, Brazil
34.4Ordained BishopRobert SarahArchbishop of Conakry {Konakry}, GuineaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
9 Dec32.0Ordained PriestFrancisco Chimoio, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinArchbishop of Maputo, Mozambique
84.5DiedFulton John SheenBishop Emeritus of Rochester, New York, USA
26.7Ordained PriestJosé Valmor César Teixeira, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of São José dos Campos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
28.0Ordained PriestLazarus You Heung-sikPriest of Daejeon {Taejon}, Korea (South)Bishop
10 Dec43.9AppointedSincero Barcenilla LuceroBishop of Calbayog, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
11 Dec57.3ResignedArnulfo Surtida ArcillaBishop of Sorsogon, Philippines
54.4ResignedAntonino Francisco Nepomuceno, O.M.I. †Auxiliary Bishop of Cotabato, PhilippinesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
12 Dec66.0ResignedPatrick Joseph CaseyBishop of Brentwood, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
13 Dec58.2DiedAlfred BengschCardinal, Bishop of Berlin, Germany
15 Dec47.0Ordained BishopPhilippe KouroumaBishop of N’Zérékoré, GuineaBishop Emeritus
70.1AppointedSante PortalupiApostolic Nuncio to Portugal
16 Dec28.5Ordained PriestJosé Carlos dos Santos, F.D.P. †Priest of Sons of Divine ProvidenceAuxiliary Bishop of Luziânia, Goias, Brazil
71.8DiedLadislao HladTitular Bishop of Cediae
18 Dec52.0AppointedJosé de Jesús Madera Uribe, M.Sp.S.Coadjutor Bishop of Fresno, California, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of United States of America, Military
58.2AppointedFrancis Anthony QuinnBishop of Sacramento, California, USABishop Emeritus
19 Dec46.5AppointedGodfried DanneelsArchbishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, BelgiumCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
44.2Ordained BishopRichard John SklbaTitular Bishop of Castro di PugliaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
20 Dec48.0AppointedGeneroso Cambronero Camiña, P.M.E. †Bishop of Digos, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
85.7DiedJoseph CheikhoArchbishop Emeritus of Sehna (Chaldean), Iran
73.0ResignedPaul II CheikhoArchbishop of Baghdad (Chaldean), IraqPatriarch of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
63.9AppointedMatthias A. ChimoleBishop of Lilongwe, MalawiBishop Emeritus
49.1Ordained BishopRaphael Michael FlissCoadjutor Bishop of Superior, Wisconsin, USABishop Emeritus
56.3AppointedJohn Peter Jukes, O.F.M. Conv. †Auxiliary Bishop of Southwark, England, Great BritainAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
56.3AppointedJohn Peter Jukes, O.F.M. Conv. †Titular Bishop of StratherniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Southwark, England, Great Britain
46.3ResignedPatrick Augustine Kalilombe, M. Afr. †Bishop of Lilongwe, MalawiBishop Emeritus
44.0Ordained PriestJorge Luis LonaPriest of San Juan de Cuyo, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of San Luis, Argentina
66.3ResignedLaurentius Satoshi NagaeBishop of Urawa, JapanBishop Emeritus
47.8AppointedFrancis Xavier Kaname Shimamoto, Ist. del Prado †Bishop of Urawa, JapanArchbishop of Nagasaki, Japan
52.4AppointedHoward George TrippAuxiliary Bishop of Southwark, England, Great BritainAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
52.4AppointedHoward George TrippTitular Bishop of NeoportusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Southwark, England, Great Britain
36.0AppointedMatthias U ShweAuxiliary Bishop of Taunggyi, MyanmarArchbishop Emeritus of Taunggyi, Myanmar
36.0AppointedMatthias U ShweTitular Bishop of UzippariArchbishop Emeritus of Taunggyi, Myanmar
49.7Ordained BishopThomas Stafford WilliamsArchbishop of Wellington, New ZealandCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
22 Dec29.2Ordained PriestEnrico dal Covolo, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoRector of the Pontifical Lateran University
35.3Ordained PriestAntonius Lambertus Maria HurkmansPriestBishop of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), Netherlands
26.9Ordained PriestJuan Rubén MartinezPriestBishop of Posadas, Argentina
23 Dec84.0DiedDomenico ValeriiBishop Emeritus of Marsi, Italy
27 Dec53.8Ordained BishopHéctor Morera VegaBishop of Tilarán, Costa RicaBishop Emeritus
27.7Ordained PriestCrispin Ojeda MárquezPriest of Colima, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
28 Dec82.0DiedJosaphat Josyf Fedoryk, O.S.B.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanisławów] (Ukrainian), Ukraine
28.2Ordained PriestCanísio KlausPriest of Santa Cruz do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop
29 Dec77.0RetiredGiovanni Umberto ColomboArchbishop of Milano {Milan}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
52.8AppointedCarlo Maria Martini, S.J. †Archbishop of Milano {Milan}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus

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