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The Year of Our Lord 1980

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown25.5Ordained DeaconMatthias HeinrichDeacon of Berlin, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop
59.5ResignedSilvio LuoniApostolic Pro-Nuncio to ThailandApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
59.5ResignedSilvio LuoniApostolic Delegate to LaosApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Thailand
59.5ResignedSilvio LuoniApostolic Delegate to MalaysiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Thailand
59.5ResignedSilvio LuoniApostolic Delegate to SingaporeApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Thailand
45.3ResignedBernard Rooney, O.S.B.Superior of Kalumburu, AustraliaAbbot Emeritus of New Norcia, Australia
21.9ProfessedAnibal Saldaña Santamaría, O.A.R.Member of Order of Augustinian RecollectsPrelate of Bocas del Toro, Panama
DiedPaul Su Pai-luApostolic Administrator of Yongjia/Wenzhou [Yungkia], China
5 Jan30.3Ordained PriestAnthony Ireri Mukobo, I.M.C.Priest of Consolata MissionariesVicar Apostolic of Isiolo, Kenya
25.1Ordained PriestAngelo SpinaPriest of Campobasso-Boiano, ItalyBishop of Sulmona-Valva, Italy
6 Jan54.2Ordained BishopGiovanni CoppaTitular Archbishop of SertaCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Czech Republic
52.9Ordained BishopCarlo Maria Martini, S.J. †Archbishop of Milano {Milan}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
27.1Ordained DeaconMário Marquez, O.F.M. Cap.Deacon of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Joaçaba, Santa Catarina, Brazil
26.7Ordained PriestCláudio Nori Sturm, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Patos de Minas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
49.2Ordained BishopChristian Wiyghan TumiBishop of Yagoua, CameroonCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Douala, Cameroon
7 Jan31.0Solemn ProfessedCarlos Enrique Herrera Gutiérrez, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Jinotega, Nicaragua
8 Jan67.9DiedErnest Maria ÇobaApostolic Administrator of Shkodrë, Albania
62.9AppointedJuvencio González AlvarezBishop of Ciudad Valles, San Luís Potosí, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
75.1RetiredJohn Joseph MaguireCoadjutor Archbishop of New York, New York, USACoadjutor Archbishop Emeritus
11 Jan85.1DiedEmmanuel DaddiArchbishop of Mossul (Chaldean), Iraq
46.8AppointedReinhard LettmannBishop of Münster, GermanyBishop Emeritus
48.0AppointedJoseph Faber MacDonaldBishop of Grand Falls, Newfoundland, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
12 Jan77.7DiedAntonin Fishta, O.F.M. †Apostolic Administrator of Pult, Albania
14 Jan74.9DiedCornelius Bronsveld, M. Afr. †Archbishop Emeritus of Tabora, Tanzania
85.5DiedFrancesco CogoniBishop Emeritus of Ozieri, Italy
15 Jan53.2AppointedWilliam Wakefield BaumPrefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education (for Institutes of Study)Cardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
78.3RetiredGabriel-Marie GarronePrefect of the Congregation of Catholic EducationCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Culture
96.8DiedGioacchino PediciniBishop Emeritus of Avellino, Italy
45.2AppointedJosé Sánchez GonzálezAuxiliary Bishop of Oviedo, SpainBishop Emeritus of Sigüenza-Guadalajara, Spain
45.2AppointedJosé Sánchez GonzálezTitular Bishop of RubiconBishop Emeritus of Sigüenza-Guadalajara, Spain
56.2AppointedCarlos Talavera RamírezAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal DistrictBishop Emeritus of Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, México
56.2AppointedCarlos Talavera RamírezTitular Bishop of AufiniumBishop Emeritus of Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, México
17 Jan48.1AppointedGiuseppe NardinAbbot of San Paolo fuori le Mura, ItalyAbbot Emeritus
19 Jan61.2DiedCiro Alfonso Gómez SerranoBishop of Socorro y San Gil, Colombia
63.9AppointedKazimierz Jan MajdańskiVice President of the Pontifical Council for the FamilyBishop Emeritus of Szczecin-Kamień, Poland
20 Jan63.5InstalledJaime Luiz CoelhoArchbishop of Maringá, Parana, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
44.4Ordained BishopBrendan Oliver Comiskey, SS.CC.Titular Bishop of ThibilisBishop Emeritus of Ferns, Ireland
48.6Ordained BishopLaurence ForristalTitular Bishop of RotdonBishop Emeritus of Ossory, Ireland
22 Jan59.6DiedMarcelino Sérgio Bicego, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Carolina, Maranho, Brazil
50.3AppointedJusto Oscar LagunaBishop of Morón, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
75.6RetiredMiguel Raspanti, S.D.B. †Bishop of Morón, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
87.5DiedCamille Verfaillie, S.C.I. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Stanley-ville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
24 Jan57.8AppointedJohn Lawrence MayArchbishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USAArchbishop Emeritus
25 Jan51.3Ordained BishopRafael Barraza SánchezTitular Bishop of DrivastumBishop Emeritus of Mazatlán, Sinaloa, México
58.7AppointedRamón Iribarne Arámburu, O. de M. †Prelate of Deán Funes, Argentina
26 Jan65.6AppointedGenaro Alamilla ArteagaAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal DistrictBishop Emeritus of Papantla, Puebla, México
65.6RetiredGenaro Alamilla ArteagaBishop of Papantla, Puebla, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
48.5Ordained BishopGiuseppe MalandrinoBishop of Acireale, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Noto, Italy
28 Jan54.1AppointedMarcel Bam’ba GongoaBishop of Bondo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
68.3AppointedGeorge Eli Dion, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Jolo, PhilippinesVicar Apostolic Emeritus
68.3AppointedGeorge Eli Dion, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of CaudiumVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Jolo, Philippines
42.6AppointedLouis Nkinga Bondala, C.I.C.M.Bishop of Kole, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop of Lisala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
44.1AppointedParide TabanAuxiliary Bishop of Juba, South SudanBishop Emeritus of Torit, South Sudan
44.1AppointedParide TabanTitular Bishop of TadamataBishop Emeritus of Torit, South Sudan
72.1ResignedVictor Van Beurden, SS.CC. †Bishop of Kole, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
81.4DiedGeorges Xenopulos, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Syros (e Milos), Greece
29 Jan41.9IncardinatedSam Joseph Galip JacobsPriest of Lake Charles, Louisiana, USABishop Emeritus of Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana, USA
50.8AppointedJude SpeyrerBishop of Lake Charles, Louisiana, USABishop Emeritus
30 Jan56.5Ordained BishopJohn Peter Jukes, O.F.M. Conv. †Titular Bishop of StratherniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Southwark, England, Great Britain
93.0DiedFrancesco LardoneApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Turkey
52.6Ordained BishopHoward George TrippTitular Bishop of NeoportusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Southwark, England, Great Britain
31 Jan20.6ProfessedDaniel Fernando Sturla Berhouet, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop of Montevideo, Uruguay
1 Feb65.0DiedCostante MaltoniApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Pakistan
2 Feb30.5ProfessedWasyl Ihor Medwit, O.S.B.M.Member of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Donets’k-Kharkiv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
3 Feb60.0InstalledMartin Joseph Neylon, S.J. †Bishop of Carolines-Marshalls, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop Emeritus of Caroline Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)
20.4ProfessedRubens Sevilha, O.C.D.Member of Order of Discalced CarmelitesAuxiliary Bishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil
4 Feb26.1Ordained PriestPedro Sbalchiero Neto, M.S. †Priest of Missionaries of Our Lady of La SaletteBishop of Vacaria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
52.9AppointedRafael Torija de la FuenteBishop of Ciudad Real, SpainBishop Emeritus
7 Feb71.7DiedLouis Li Pai-yu (Li Bao-yu)Bishop of Zhouzhi [Chowchich], China
24.5Ordained PriestIbrahim Isaac SidrakPriest of Assiut {Lycopolis} (Coptic), EgyptPatriarch of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt
8 Feb46.4AppointedJosé Fernández ArteagaBishop of Colima, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of Chihuahua, México
58.8ResignedRogelio Sánchez GonzálezBishop of Colima, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
9 Feb50.2AppointedPaul Fouad Naïm TabetTitular Archbishop of SinnaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Greece
50.2AppointedPaul Fouad Naïm TabetApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Bahamas, AntillesApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Greece
50.2AppointedPaul Fouad Naïm TabetApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Barbados, AntillesApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Greece
50.2AppointedPaul Fouad Naïm TabetApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Jamaica, AntillesApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Greece
50.2AppointedPaul Fouad Naïm TabetApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, AntillesApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Greece
10 Feb51.7Ordained BishopWolfgang KirchgässnerTitular Bishop of DruasAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
11 Feb48.2InstalledGeneroso C. Camiña, P.M.E. †Bishop of Digos, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
63.3AppointedDiego Parodi, M.C.C.I. †Bishop of Ischia, Italy
13 Feb45.4AppointedAloísio Sinésio BohnBishop of Novo Hamburgo, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Santa Cruz do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
56.6Ordained BishopFrancis Peter de CampoCoadjutor Bishop of Port Pirie, AustraliaBishop
40.3AppointedLaurent Monsengwo PasinyaAuxiliary Bishop of Inongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Cardinal, Archbishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
40.3AppointedLaurent Monsengwo PasinyaTitular Bishop of Aquae Novae in ProconsulariCardinal, Archbishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
14 Feb56.2Ordained BishopPaul Shan Kuo-hsi, S.J. †Bishop of Hwalien, TaiwanCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
15 Feb71.7AppointedAgnellus Andrew, O.F.M. †Titular Archbishop of NumanaVice President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission of Social Communications
71.7AppointedAgnellus Andrew, O.F.M. †Vice President of the Pontifical Commission of Social CommunicationsVice President Emeritus
56.0AppointedAndrzej Maria DeskurTitular Archbishop of ThenaeCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications
56.0AppointedAndrzej Maria DeskurPresident of the Pontifical Council for Social CommunicationsCardinal, President Emeritus
44.0AppointedRoger Michael MahonyBishop of Stockton, California, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, California, USA
16 Feb69.2ResignedCostantino Cristiano Luna Pianegonda, O.F.M. †Bishop of Zacapa, GuatemalaBishop Emeritus
47.9SucceededRodolfo Quezada ToruñoBishop of Zacapa, GuatemalaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Guatemala
18 Feb58.4InstalledFrancis Anthony QuinnBishop of Sacramento, California, USABishop Emeritus
20 Feb63.9DiedVito Nicola CavannaBishop of Asti, Italy
64.0DiedGabriele (Ezio) Marinucci, O.A.D. †Prior General Emeritus of Agostiniani Scalzi
21 Feb53.8AppointedVincenzo CirrincioneAuxiliary Bishop of Palermo, ItalyBishop of Piazza Armerina, Italy
53.8AppointedVincenzo CirrincioneTitular Bishop of ApolloniaBishop of Piazza Armerina, Italy
23 Feb84.2DiedMichael John BrowneBishop Emeritus of Galway and Kilmacduagh, Ireland
57.7AppointedFederico O. Escaler, S.J.Prelate of Ipil, PhilippinesPrelate Emeritus
77.4RetiredJože PogacnikArchbishop of Ljubljana, SloveniaArchbishop Emeritus
59.3AppointedAlojzij ŠuštarArchbishop of Ljubljana, SloveniaArchbishop Emeritus
24 Feb48.6InstalledGiuseppe MalandrinoBishop of Acireale, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Noto, Italy
25 Feb85.5DiedJoseph-Martin UrtasunArchbishop Emeritus of Avignon (-Apt, Cavaillon, Carpentras, Orange, e Vaison), France
34.9Ordained PriestFrancis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Korea, Military
29 Feb84.2DiedAntonius Deutsch, SS.CC. †Prefect Emeritus of Central Norway {Norvegia Centrale} [Mellom-Norge]
90.0DiedCarlo RossiBishop Emeritus of Biella, Italy
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