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The Year of Our Lord 1983

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Mar38.5IncardinatedTommaso GhirelliPriest of Bologna, ItalyBishop of Imola, Italy
1 Mar49.5AppointedStanley Girard SchlarmanBishop of Dodge City, Kansas, USABishop Emeritus
25.7ProfessedJorge Patricio Vega Velasco, S.V.D.Member of Society of the Divine WordPrelate of Illapel, Chile
51.5AppointedThomas A. WhiteApostolic Pro-Nuncio to EthiopiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Fiji, Pacific (Oceania)
69.1DiedSaverio ZupiApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Malta
2 Mar95.9DiedGiuseppe RossiTitular Bishop of Palmyra
3 Mar75.0RetiredRomán Acevedo RojasAuxiliary Bishop of Morelia, Michoacán, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
77.8DiedÉmilien FrenetteBishop Emeritus of Saint-Jérôme, Québec, Canada
4 Mar53.9AppointedAntônio Possamai, S.D.B.Bishop of Ji-Paraná, Rondonia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
5 Mar78.2DiedJoseph Michael McGeeBishop Emeritus of Galloway, Scotland, Great Britain
7 Mar84.2DiedBuenaventura Jáuregui PrietoBishop Emeritus of Zipaquirá, Colombia
50.1AppointedEugenio RavignaniBishop of Vittorio Veneto, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Trieste, Italy
8 Mar26.6ProfessedYosyf Milan, M.S.U.Member of Ukrainian Studite Monks (Ukrainian)Auxiliary Bishop of Kyiv-Halyč {Kiev} (Ukrainian), Ukraine
62.9InstalledJosé María MontesBishop of Chascomús, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
12 Mar24.0Ordained PriestPablo Virgilio Siongco DavidPriest of San Fernando, PhilippinesAuxiliary Bishop
13 Mar53.2InstalledJózef GlempCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in TrastevereCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
42.8Ordained BishopAntoine NtalouBishop of Yagoua, CameroonArchbishop of Garoua, Cameroon
14 Mar46.2AppointedAlcides Jorge Pedro CasarettoCoadjutor Bishop of San Isidro, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
15 Mar58.5Ordained BishopJosyf HolovachBishopAuxiliary Bishop of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), Ukraine
66.9RetiredRubén Isaza RestrepoArchbishop of Cartagena, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
17 Mar55.9ResignedLeo Rajendram AntonyBishop of Trincomalee-Batticaloa, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
72.3ResignedRaimundo Cesare Bergamin, S.X. †Bishop of Padang, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
40.6AppointedJoseph Vianney FernandoBishop of Kandy, Sri Lanka
41.8AppointedPeter J. KairoBishop of Muranga, KenyaArchbishop of Nyeri, Kenya
43.9AppointedFerdinand Maemba LiwokeAuxiliary Bishop of Lolo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop
43.9AppointedFerdinand Maemba LiwokeTitular Bishop of BalianaBishop of Lolo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
44.3AppointedVicente C. Manuel, S.V.D. †Vicar Apostolic of San Jose in Mindoro, PhilippinesVicar Apostolic Emeritus
44.3AppointedVicente C. Manuel, S.V.D. †Titular Bishop of AlbulaeVicar Apostolic Emeritus of San Jose in Mindoro, Philippines
69.3RetiredAppasinghe Paul PereraBishop of Kandy, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
53.9AppointedMichael Vincent Paschal Rowland, O.F.M. †Bishop of Dundee, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
36.9AppointedMartinus Dogma Situmorang, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Padang, Indonesia
46.2AppointedJoseph Kingsley SwampillaiBishop of Trincomalee-Batticaloa, Sri LankaBishop of Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
54.8AppointedPierre Augustin Tchouanga, S.C.I. †Bishop of Doumé-Abong’ Mbang, CameroonBishop Emeritus
62.2AppointedLambertus Johannes van Heygen, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Bertoua, CameroonArchbishop Emeritus of Bertoua, Cameroon
18 Mar64.7InstalledJorge Manuel LópezArchbishop of Rosario, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
61.1AppointedEnrico ManfrediniArchbishop of Bologna, Italy
59.0AppointedSilvano PiovanelliArchbishop of Firenze {Florence}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
19 Mar47.9Ordained BishopJosé Augusto Martins Fernandes PedreiraTitular Bishop of ElvasBishop Emeritus of Viana do Castelo, Portugal
20 Mar57.1InstalledEstanislao Esteban KarlicCoadjutor Archbishop of Paraná, ArgentinaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
21 Mar72.0DiedFrancesco SanmartinoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Torino {Turin}, Italy
61.2InstalledThomas Jerome WelshBishop of Allentown, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus
22 Mar51.5AppointedTadeusz Gocłowski, C.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Gdańsk, PolandArchbishop Emeritus of Gdańsk, Poland
51.5AppointedTadeusz Gocłowski, C.M.Titular Bishop of BeneventumArchbishop Emeritus of Gdańsk, Poland
23 Mar60.8AppointedGiovanni Paolo Gibertini, O.S.B.Bishop of Ales e Terralba, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Reggio Emilia-Guastalla, Italy
52.5DiedPhilip James Anthony KennedyAuxiliary Bishop of Adelaide, Australia
24 Mar66.4DiedIgino Eugenio CardinaleApostolic Nuncio to Belgium
73.0DiedJosé Adelino DantasBishop Emeritus of Ruy Barbosa (Rui Barbosa), Bahia, Brazil
89.5DiedAurelio MarenaBishop Emeritus of Ruvo e Bitonto, Italy
45.1Ordained BishopRaul José Quimpo MartirezBishop of San Jose de Antique, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
25 Mar54.2Ordained BishopOscar Julio Alzamora Revoredo, S. M. †Bishop of Tacna, PeruBishop Emeritus of Tacna y Moquegua, Peru
44.5AppointedRobert Henry BromBishop of Duluth, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus of San Diego, California, USA
52.5AppointedLawrence Joyce KenneyAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, Military
52.5AppointedLawrence Joyce KenneyTitular Bishop of HólarAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, Military
46.7AppointedWilliam Joseph LevadaAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USACardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
46.7AppointedWilliam Joseph LevadaTitular Bishop of CapreaeCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
48.8Ordained BishopSlavomir MiklovšBishop of Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), CroatiaBishop Emeritus
59.8AppointedDonald William MontroseAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USABishop Emeritus of Stockton, California, USA
59.8AppointedDonald William MontroseTitular Bishop of Forum NovumBishop Emeritus of Stockton, California, USA
77.2RetiredJohn Aloysius MurphyArchbishop of Cardiff, Wales, Great BritainArchbishop Emeritus
50.4AppointedGabriel Jules Joseph Piroird, Ist. del PradoBishop of Constantine (-Hippone), AlgeriaBishop Emeritus
69.9ResignedJean Baptiste Joseph ScottoBishop of Constantine (-Hippone), AlgeriaBishop Emeritus
43.7AppointedMichael Jarboe SheehanBishop of Lubbock, Texas, USAArchbishop of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
44.0AppointedJosé Mário StroeherAuxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop of Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
44.0AppointedJosé Mário StroeherTitular Bishop of NicivesBishop of Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
54.1AppointedJohn Aloysius Ward, O.F.M. Cap. †Archbishop of Cardiff, Wales, Great BritainArchbishop Emeritus
26 Mar74.8RetiredLionel AudetAuxiliary Bishop of Québec, CanadaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
72.9DiedStanislaw JakielAuxiliary Bishop of Przemyśl, Poland
50.5AppointedPedro Rubiano SàenzCoadjutor Archbishop of Cali, ColombiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bogotá, Colombia
69.3DiedLouis Van Steene, M. Afr. †Archbishop Emeritus of Bukavu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
28 Mar77.5DiedMartien Antoon JansenBishop Emeritus of Rotterdam, Netherlands
29 Mar72.4DiedRémy Augustin, S.M.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Port-de-Paix, Haïti
60.2AppointedJoseph Thomas DiminoAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, MilitaryArchbishop Emeritus
60.2AppointedJoseph Thomas DiminoTitular Bishop of Hyccarum (Hyccara)Archbishop Emeritus of United States of America, Military
54.4AppointedFrancis Xavier RoqueAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, MilitaryAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
54.4AppointedFrancis Xavier RoqueTitular Bishop of BagaiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of United States of America, Military
31 Mar72.9DiedAugustin FarahArchbishop of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
75.0RetiredBernard Joseph FlanaganBishop of Worcester, Massachusetts, USABishop Emeritus
27.1Ordained PriestJózef Piotr KupnyPriest of Katowice, PolandArchbishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
39.5ConvertedPaul Joseph SwainBishop of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
33.0Ordained PriestJorge VázquezPriest of Lomas de Zamora, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop
2 Apr74.3DiedDonald J. HerlihyBishop of Ferns, Ireland
84.0DiedIgnatius MummadiBishop Emeritus of Guntur, India
4 Apr57.5DiedMatthew Baroi, S.D.B. †Bishop of Krishnagar, India
85.1DiedCesar Francesco Benedetti, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Cuevo, Bolivia
6 Apr55.2AppointedLuis Armando Bambarén Gastelumendi, S.J.Bishop of Chimbote, PeruBishop Emeritus
42.5AppointedAnthony J. FarquharAuxiliary Bishop of Down and Connor, Ireland
42.5AppointedAnthony J. FarquharTitular Bishop of HermianaAuxiliary Bishop of Down and Connor, Ireland
51.9AppointedPatrick Joseph WalshAuxiliary Bishop of Down and Connor, IrelandBishop Emeritus
51.9AppointedPatrick Joseph WalshTitular Bishop of Ros CréBishop Emeritus of Down and Connor, Ireland
47.7AppointedCelso Yegros EstigarribiaBishop of Carapeguá, ParaguayBishop Emeritus
7 Apr53.7Ordained BishopDavid Arias Pérez, O.A.R.Titular Bishop of BadiaeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Newark, New Jersey, USA
49.9AppointedGiuseppe ChiarettiBishop of Ripatransone-San Benedetto del Tronto, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Perugia-Città della Pieve, Italy
49.9AppointedGiuseppe ChiarettiBishop of Montalto (delle Marche), ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Perugia-Città della Pieve, Italy
60.5AppointedEttore Di FilippoBishop of Isernia e Venafro, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Campobasso-Boiano, Italy
59.9AppointedBruno ForestiArchbishop (Personal Title) of Brescia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
26.4Ordained PriestMartin S. JumoadPriestPrelate of Isabela, Philippines
51.7AppointedAlessandro MaggioliniBishop of Carpi, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Como, Italy
75.5RetiredLuigi MorstabiliniBishop of Brescia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
76.8RetiredAchille PalmeriniBishop of Isernia e Venafro, ItalyBishop Emeritus
59.8AppointedMario PeressinCoadjutor Archbishop of L’Aquila, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
25.5Ordained PriestDoraboina Moses PrakasamPriest of Cuddapah, IndiaBishop of Nellore, India
76.1RetiredArtemio PratiBishop of Carpi, ItalyBishop Emeritus
76.3RetiredVincenzo RadicioniBishop of Montalto (delle Marche), ItalyBishop Emeritus
76.3RetiredVincenzo RadicioniBishop of Ripatransone, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Montalto (delle Marche), Italy
60.9SucceededCiceron Santa Maria TumboconBishop of Cabanatuan, Philippines
9 Apr54.5Ordained BishopGiuseppe Germano Bernardini, O.F.M. Cap.Archbishop of Izmir (Smirne), TurkeyArchbishop Emeritus
50.5SucceededBlaise-Ernest MorandBishop of Prince-Albert, Saskatchewan, CanadaBishop Emeritus
75.1RetiredLaurent MorinBishop of Prince-Albert, Saskatchewan, CanadaBishop Emeritus
75.5DiedLouis Wach, S.M.A. †Prefect Emeritus of Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire
10 Apr43.6InstalledJesus Armamento Dosado, C.M.Archbishop of Ozamis, Philippines
52.7Ordained BishopDaniel Gil Zorrilla, S.J. †Bishop of Tacuarembó, UruguayBishop Emeritus of Salto, Uruguay
60.0Ordained BishopJoseph Théophile Louis Marie MadecBishop of Fréjus-Toulon, FranceBishop Emeritus
48.2Ordained BishopColm O’ReillyBishop of Ardagh (and Clonmacnois), IrelandBishop Emeritus
11 Apr75.9RetiredTelesforo Giovanni Cioli, O. Carm. †Bishop of Arezzo, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Arezzo-Cortona-Sansepolcro, Italy
75.9RetiredTelesforo Giovanni Cioli, O. Carm. †Bishop of Cortona, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Arezzo-Cortona-Sansepolcro, Italy
75.9RetiredTelesforo Giovanni Cioli, O. Carm. †Bishop of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro), ItalyBishop Emeritus of Arezzo-Cortona-Sansepolcro, Italy
63.2AppointedGiovanni D’AscenziBishop of Arezzo, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Arezzo-Cortona-Sansepolcro, Italy
63.2AppointedGiovanni D’AscenziBishop of Cortona, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Arezzo-Cortona-Sansepolcro, Italy
63.2AppointedGiovanni D’AscenziBishop of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro), ItalyBishop Emeritus of Arezzo-Cortona-Sansepolcro, Italy
76.0RetiredJosé Pont y GolArchbishop of Tarragona, SpainArchbishop Emeritus
59.9AppointedRamón Torrella CascanteArchbishop of Tarragona, SpainArchbishop Emeritus
12 Apr75.9RetiredVicente Enrique y TarancónArchbishop of Madrid, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
28.6Ordained PriestPhilip Huang Chao-mingPriest of Hwalien, TaiwanBishop
66.5AppointedÁngel Suquía GoicoecheaArchbishop of Madrid, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
74.4RetiredAlbert Reuben Edward ThomasBishop of Bathurst, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
14 Apr61.2InstalledGeorge Avis FulcherBishop of Lafayette in Indiana, USA
15 Apr61.0DiedGeorges LayekArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Armenian), Syria
71.6DiedJules-Joseph Puset, S.M.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Tamatave, Madagascar
61.1AppointedJožef SmejAuxiliary Bishop of Maribor, SloveniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Maribor, Slovenia
61.1AppointedJožef SmejTitular Bishop of TzernicusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Maribor, Slovenia
16 Apr25.2Ordained PriestClaudio GiuliodoriPriest of Osimo e Cingoli, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Macerata-Tolentino-Recanati-Cingoli-Treia, Italy
17 Apr51.5Ordained BishopTadeusz Gocłowski, C.M.Titular Bishop of BeneventumArchbishop Emeritus of Gdańsk, Poland
60.2DiedJoseph Alphonse McNicholasBishop of Springfield in Illinois, USA
18 Apr66.7RetiredFilippo Tiago Broers, O.F.M. †Bishop of Caravelas, BrazilBishop Emeritus
49.9AppointedJoão Oneres MarchioriCoadjutor Bishop of Lages, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus
54.9AppointedAntônio Eliseu Zuqueto, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Teixeira de Freitas-Caravelas, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
19 Apr90.5DiedRenato Ziggiotti, S.D.B. †Rector General Emeritus of Salesians of Saint John Bosco
21 Apr46.8Ordained BishopAloísio Roque Oppermann, S.C.I. †Bishop of Ituiutaba, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil
22 Apr52.7InstalledDaniel Gil Zorrilla, S.J. †Bishop of Tacuarembó, UruguayBishop Emeritus of Salto, Uruguay
23 Apr47.7Ordained BishopFortunato BaldelliTitular Archbishop of MevaniaCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
29.1Ordained PriestRaúl Gómez GonzálezPriest of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop of Tenancingo, México, México
24 Apr49.9Ordained BishopGregory Karotemprel, C.M.I.Bishop of Rajkot (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaBishop Emeritus
50.3Ordained BishopEugenio RavignaniBishop of Vittorio Veneto, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Trieste, Italy
47.2Ordained BishopFrançois de Sales Marie Adrien Saint-MacaryCoadjutor Bishop of Nice, FranceArchbishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
42.9Ordained BishopAdrian Thomas Smith, S.M.Titular Bishop of VissalsaArchbishop of Honiara, Solomon Islands
28.0Ordained PriestDagoberto Sosa ArriagaPriest of Puebla de los Ángeles, Puebla, MéxicoBishop of Tlapa, Guerrero, México
25 Apr42.6SelectedBernardo Fabio D’Onorio, O.S.B.Abbot of Montecassino, ItalyArchbishop of Gaeta, Italy
60.4AppointedPierre François Marie Joseph Duprey, M. Afr. †Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian UnitySecretary Emeritus
60.9Ordained BishopGiovanni Paolo Gibertini, O.S.B.Bishop of Ales e Terralba, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Reggio Emilia-Guastalla, Italy
48.8InstalledJames Anthony GriffinBishop of Columbus, Ohio, USABishop Emeritus
26 Apr56.2Ordained BishopJosé María Hernández GonzálezBishop of Chilapa, Guerrero, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Netzahualcóyotl, México, México
27 Apr55.3Ordained BishopBernhard Franz Kühnel Langer, M.S.C.Prelate of Caravelí, PeruPrelate Emeritus
30 Apr88.2DiedFrancis Doyle Gleeson, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Fairbanks, Alaska, USA
50.0AppointedRafael Eleuterio ReyAuxiliary Bishop of Mendoza, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Zárate-Campana, Argentina
50.0AppointedRafael Eleuterio ReyTitular Bishop of HiltaBishop Emeritus of Zárate-Campana, Argentina
75.9DiedVicente P. ReyesBishop Emeritus of Cabanatuan, Philippines
32.1Ordained PriestAlan Williams, S.M.Priest of Society of MaryBishop of Brentwood, England, Great Britain
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