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The Year of Our Lord 1984

Bishop Events

November to December


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Nov73.0ResignedMario CagnaApostolic Nuncio to AustriaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
2 Nov87.1RetiredAthanase Ach-Chaer, B.C. †Archbishop of Bāniyās {Cesarea di Filippo; Paneade} (Melkite Greek), LebanonArchbishop Emeritus
3 Nov25.8Ordained PriestJean-Marc Noël AvelinePriest of Marseille, FranceAuxiliary Bishop
51.6AppointedRicardo Guízar DíazBishop of Atlacomulco, México, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of Tlalnepantla, México, México
77.3AppointedNicolas Hajj, B.S. †Archbishop of Bāniyās {Cesarea di Filippo; Paneade} (Melkite Greek), LebanonArchbishop Emeritus
4 Nov44.9Ordained BishopArmand ToasyTitular Bishop of TuruziBishop Emeritus of Port-Bergé, Madagascar
6 Nov60.3AppointedEdward Idris CassidyApostolic Pro-Nuncio to NetherlandsCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
56.2AppointedJohn Francis DonoghueBishop of Charlotte, North Carolina, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
60.9AppointedRomeo Panciroli, M.C.C.I. †Titular Archbishop of NobaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Iran
60.9AppointedRomeo Panciroli, M.C.C.I. †Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to GambiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Iran
60.9AppointedRomeo Panciroli, M.C.C.I. †Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to LiberiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Iran
60.9AppointedRomeo Panciroli, M.C.C.I. †Apostolic Delegate to GuineaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Iran
60.9AppointedRomeo Panciroli, M.C.C.I. †Apostolic Delegate to Sierra LeoneApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Iran
8 Nov39.3AppointedAloysius BalinaBishop of Geita, TanzaniaBishop of Shinyanga, Tanzania
51.1AppointedTomas Aguon CamachoBishop of Chalan Kanoa, Northern Mariana Islands, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop Emeritus
48.2AppointedEdouard Mununu Kasiala, O.C.S.O.Auxiliary Bishop of Kikwit, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop
48.2AppointedEdouard Mununu Kasiala, O.C.S.O.Titular Bishop of Aquae FlaviaeBishop of Kikwit, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
45.3AppointedAdalbert NdzanaCoadjutor Bishop of Mbalmayo, CameroonBishop
44.6AppointedAfonso Nteka, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Mbanza Congo, Angola
50.9AppointedMarius OuédraogoBishop of Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso
37.8AppointedGregory Taik MaungAuxiliary Bishop of Prome, MyanmarAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Pyay, Myanmar
37.8AppointedGregory Taik MaungTitular Bishop of BocconiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Pyay, Myanmar
68.3ResignedDenis Martin Tapsoba, M. Afr. †Bishop of Ouahigouya, Burkina FasoBishop Emeritus
45.0AppointedTelesphore Placidus ToppoCoadjutor Archbishop of Ranchi, IndiaCardinal, Archbishop
9 Nov44.9AppointedPatricio Hacbang AloBishop of Mati, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
10 Nov24.6Ordained PriestGiorgio LinguaPriest of Fossano, ItalyApostolic Nuncio to Jordan
31.0Ordained PriestElio Rama, I.M.C.Priest of Consolata MissionariesBishop of Pinheiro, Maranho, Brazil
59.9AppointedGiovanni SaldariniAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Torino {Turin}, Italy
59.9AppointedGiovanni SaldariniTitular Bishop of GaudiabaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Torino {Turin}, Italy
11 Nov53.1Ordained BishopFernando CharrierTitular Bishop of CercinaBishop Emeritus of Alessandria (della Paglia), Italy
52.9Ordained BishopAlexander Soetandio DjajasiswajaBishop of Bandung, Indonesia
12 Nov80.3DiedAntônio de Almeida Moraes JuniorArchbishop of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
44.9AppointedFernando Antônio Figueiredo, O.F.M.Coadjutor Bishop of Teófilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop of Santo Amaro, Sao Paulo, Brazil
13 Nov73.3DiedCharles Alphonse H.J. Gachet, F.M.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Castries, Saint Lucia, Antilles
15 Nov74.9ResignedJosé de Jesús Clemens Alba PalaciosAuxiliary Bishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
29.5Ordained PriestDamian Denis DalluPriest of Geita, TanzaniaArchbishop of Songea, Tanzania
58.4AppointedKevin McNamaraArchbishop of Dublin, Ireland
16 Nov58.2AppointedRosendo Álvarez GastónBishop of Jaca, SpainBishop Emeritus of Almería, Spain
74.2AppointedLiudas Povilonis, M.I.C. †Titular Archbishop of ArcavicaApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Kaunas, Lithuania
19 Nov94.7DiedGiuseppe BattagliaBishop Emeritus of Faenza, Italy
64.1DiedJustin Albert DriscollBishop of Fargo, North Dakota, USA
54.3AppointedJosé Vittorio TommasíAuxiliary Bishop of Bahía Blanca, ArgentinaBishop of Nueve de Julio, Argentina
54.3AppointedJosé Vittorio TommasíTitular Bishop of EquizetumBishop of Nueve de Julio, Argentina
20 Nov44.5AppointedSantiago García AracilAuxiliary Bishop of Valencia, SpainArchbishop of Mérida-Badajoz, Spain
44.5AppointedSantiago García AracilTitular Bishop of CroaeArchbishop of Mérida-Badajoz, Spain
39.9AppointedJosé Vilaplana BlascoAuxiliary Bishop of Valencia, SpainBishop of Huelva, Spain
39.9AppointedJosé Vilaplana BlascoTitular Bishop of BladiaBishop of Huelva, Spain
24 Nov62.9DiedCharles Henri LévesqueBishop of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Québec, Canada
26.1Ordained PriestJaime Muñoz PedrozaPriest of Tunja, ColombiaBishop of Arauca, Colombia
26.2Ordained PriestMitchell Thomas RozanskiPriest of Baltimore, Maryland, USABishop of Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
25 Nov53.7Ordained BishopLouis Mbwôl-Mpasi, O.M.I.Titular Bishop of CarcabiaBishop Emeritus of Idiofa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
49.3Ordained BishopStanisław NowakBishop of Częstochowa, PolandArchbishop Emeritus of Częstochowa, Poland
58.8Ordained BishopLuis Oswaldo Pérez CalderónBishop of Ibarra, Ecuador
26 Nov48.8AppointedVitório Pavanello, S.D.B.Coadjutor Archbishop of Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
61.4AppointedConrado Walter, S.A.C.Coadjutor Bishop of Jacarezinho, Parana, BrazilBishop Emeritus
28 Nov62.6ResignedEpaminondas José de AraújoBishop of Palmeira dos Índios, Alagoas, BrazilBishop Emeritus
29 Nov74.2DiedFranz JáchymCoadjutor Bishop Emeritus of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
30 Nov50.1AppointedPaulo Cardoso da Silva, O. Carm.Bishop of Petrolina, Pernambuco, BrazilBishop Emeritus
81.6DiedVincenzo De ChiaraBishop Emeritus of Mileto, Italy
1 Dec33.3Ordained PriestPeter John ByrnePriest of New York, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop
38.8Ordained PriestJohn Joseph O’HaraPriest of New York, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop
62.4Ordained BishopJoannes Gerardus ter Schure, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of SigusBishop Emeritus of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), Netherlands
2 Dec28.3Ordained PriestMichael George Mabuga MsonganzilaPriest of Mwanza, TanzaniaBishop of Musoma, Tanzania
60.9Ordained BishopJohn C. O’Riordan, C.S.Sp.Bishop of Kenema, Sierra LeoneBishop Emeritus
58.0Ordained BishopJuozas PreikšasTitular Bishop of EgnatiaBishop Emeritus of Panevėžys, Lithuania
27.4Ordained PriestPablo Emiro Salas AntelizPriest of Valledupar, ColombiaBishop of Armenia, Colombia
3 Dec50.6SucceededKevin Joseph AjeBishop of Sokoto, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
72.7ResignedMichael James Dempsey, O.P. †Bishop of Sokoto, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
77.6RetiredJustin DiraviamArchbishop of Madurai, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
59.6AppointedCasimir Gnanadickam, S.J. †Archbishop of Madurai, IndiaArchbishop of Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor), India
45.9AppointedPaul Kazuhiro MoriAuxiliary Bishop of Tōkyō, JapanAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
45.9AppointedPaul Kazuhiro MoriTitular Bishop of FataAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Tōkyō, Japan
47.8AppointedJoseph PathalilBishop of Udaipur, IndiaBishop Emeritus
53.9AppointedAbílio Rodas de Sousa Ribas, C.S.Sp.Bishop of São Tomé e PríncipeBishop Emeritus
41.4AppointedEduardus Sangsun, S.V.D. †Bishop of Ruteng, Indonesia
44.5AppointedAdrian Thomas Smith, S.M.Archbishop of Honiara, Solomon Islands
75.6RetiredDaniel Willem Stuyvenberg, S.M. †Archbishop of Honiara, Solomon IslandsArchbishop Emeritus
4 Dec64.7AppointedMichele CecchiniApostolic Nuncio to Austria
5 Dec25.6Ordained PriestCristián Contreras VillarroelPriest of Santiago de ChileBishop of Melipilla, Chile
6 Dec53.8AppointedJoseph Anthony FiorenzaBishop of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USA
26.4Ordained PriestOrlando Roa BarbosaPriest of Ibagué, ColombiaAuxiliary Bishop
23.9Ordained PriestPedro Javier Torres AliagaPriest of Córdoba, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop
7 Dec75.2RetiredAndrea PangrazioBishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
54.8AppointedPellegrino Tomaso Ronchi, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Città di Castello, Italy
59.9Ordained BishopGiovanni SaldariniTitular Bishop of GaudiabaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Torino {Turin}, Italy
8 Dec51.1Ordained BishopGonzalo López Marañon, O.C.D.Titular Bishop of SeleucianaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of San Miguel de Sucumbíos, Ecuador
23.0ProfessedVincent Long Van Nguyen, O.F.M. Conv.Member of Order of Friars Minor ConventualAuxiliary Bishop of Melbourne, Australia
65.4ProfessedPlacidus Gervasius Nkalanga, O.S.B.Member of Order of Saint BenedictBishop Emeritus of Bukoba, Tanzania
40.0Ordained BishopIoan RobuTitular Bishop of Cellae in ProconsulariArchbishop of Bucarest {Bucureşti}, Romania
25.7Ordained PriestRamón Alberto Rolón GüepsaPriest of Nueva Pamplona, ColombiaBishop of Montería, Colombia
26.1Ordained DeaconJoseph Edward StricklandDeacon of Dallas, Texas, USABishop of Tyler, Texas, USA
9 Dec55.1Ordained BishopPaul-Marie Joseph André GuillaumeBishop of Saint-Dié, FranceBishop Emeritus
64.6Ordained BishopAlejandro Labaca Ugarte, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of PomariaVicar Apostolic of Aguarico, Ecuador
11 Dec53.3Ordained BishopJames Patrick KeleherBishop of Belleville, Illinois, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Kansas City in Kansas, USA
73.6DiedPetro Kozak, C.SS.R. †Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
12 Dec54.3Ordained BishopJohn Joseph LeibrechtBishop of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USABishop Emeritus
13 Dec87.1DiedPierre Martin Ngô-Dinh-ThucArchbishop Emeritus of Huê, Viet Nam
27.9Ordained PriestJames Maria Wainaina KunguPriest of Nyeri, KenyaBishop of Muranga, Kenya
47.3IncardinatedPaul Henry WalshPriest of Rockville Centre, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
14 Dec25.1Ordained PriestSérgio da RochaPriest of São Carlos, Sao Paulo, BrazilArchbishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
24.0Ordained PriestMartín FassiPriest of San Isidro, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop
15 Dec75.1RetiredEmiel-Jozef De SmedtBishop of Brugge {Bruges}, BelgiumBishop Emeritus
29.7Ordained PriestAbel GabuzaPriest of Pretoria, South AfricaBishop of Kimberley, South Africa
43.5AppointedEmilio Z. MarquezBishop of Gumaca, PhilippinesBishop of Lucena, Philippines
26.4Ordained PriestJeremiah Madimetja MaselaPriestBishop of Polokwane, South Africa
48.1AppointedRoger Joseph VangheluweBishop of Brugge {Bruges}, BelgiumBishop Emeritus
16 Dec30.9Ordained PriestVital Chitolina, S.C.I.Priest of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartBishop of Diamantino, Mato Grosso, Brazil
29.1Ordained PriestPlínio José Luz da SilvaPriest of Fortaleza, Ceara, BrazilBishop of Picos, Piaui, Brazil
28.5Ordained PriestSeverine NiwemugiziPriest of Rulenge, TanzaniaBishop of Rulenge-Ngara, Tanzania
61.0Ordained BishopRomeo Panciroli, M.C.C.I. †Titular Archbishop of NobaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Iran
18 Dec56.3Ordained BishopJohn Francis DonoghueBishop of Charlotte, North Carolina, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
73.5DiedTadeusz EtterAuxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
57.9AppointedJorge Arturo Augustin Medina EstévezAuxiliary Bishop of Rancagua, ChileCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
57.9AppointedJorge Arturo Augustin Medina EstévezTitular Bishop of ThibilisCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
60.0AppointedJózef PazdurAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
60.0AppointedJózef PazdurTitular Bishop of UlciniumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
27.2Ordained PriestGabriel Peñate RodríguezPriest of Jalapa, GuatemalaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Izabal, Guatemala
94.7DiedTarcisius Henricus Josephus van Valenberg, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Pontianak, Indonesia
19 Dec25.5Ordained PriestAlex Joseph VadakumthalaPriest of Verapoly, IndiaBishop of Kannur, India
20 Dec62.0AppointedBernhard RiegerAuxiliary Bishop of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
62.0AppointedBernhard RiegerTitular Bishop of TigavaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, Germany
21 Dec54.3Ordained BishopJosé Vittorio TommasíTitular Bishop of EquizetumBishop of Nueve de Julio, Argentina
22 Dec52.0AppointedFernando Sáenz LacalleAuxiliary Bishop of Santa Ana, El SalvadorArchbishop Emeritus of San Salvador, El Salvador
52.0AppointedFernando Sáenz LacalleTitular Bishop of TabboraArchbishop Emeritus of San Salvador, El Salvador
29.7Ordained PriestCarlos Enrique Trinidad GómezPriest of Santiago de Guatemala, GuatemalaBishop of San Marcos, Guatemala
27.5Ordained PriestJorge Patricio Vega Velasco, S.V.D.Priest of Society of the Divine WordPrelate of Illapel, Chile
50.1Ordained BishopLuis Héctor VillalbaTitular Bishop of AufiniumArchbishop Emeritus of Tucumán, Argentina
23 Dec26.1Professed (Perpetual Vows)Paolo Martinelli, O.F.M. Cap.Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
27 Dec73.3ResignedRaymond Philip EtteldorfOfficial of the Secretariat of StateOfficial Emeritus
44.6Ordained BishopSantiago García AracilTitular Bishop of CroaeArchbishop of Mérida-Badajoz, Spain
51.8InstalledRicardo Guízar DíazBishop of Atlacomulco, México, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of Tlalnepantla, México, México
40.0Ordained BishopJosé Vilaplana BlascoTitular Bishop of BladiaBishop of Huelva, Spain
29 Dec43.8AppointedCarlos Alberto NicoliniCoadjutor Bishop of Salto, Uruguay
72.2DiedMaurice-Mathieu-Louis RigaudArchbishop of Auch (-Condom-Lectoure-Lombez), France
76.7RetiredAngelo Tarantino, F.S.C.J. †Bishop of Arua, UgandaBishop Emeritus
30 Dec28.4Ordained PriestYosyf Milan, M.S.U.Priest of Ukrainian Studite Monks (Ukrainian)Auxiliary Bishop of Kyiv-Halyč {Kiev} (Ukrainian), Ukraine
31 Dec53.2AppointedTadeusz Gocłowski, C.M.Bishop of Gdańsk, PolandArchbishop Emeritus of Gdańsk, Poland
63.5AppointedAntonio ValentiniArchbishop of Chieti, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Chieti-Vasto, Italy

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