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The Year of Our Lord 1985

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown56.9AppointedJosé Vicente Henriquez Andueza, S.D.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de VenezuelaBishop Emeritus of Maracay, Venezuela
67.2AppointedLeoncio Leviste LatAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, PhilippinesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
51.0ResignedJohn Jocelyn Madden, S.D.B. †Prefect of Lashio, MyanmarPrefect Emeritus
86.0DiedMichel Sudres, C.S.V. †Superior General Emeritus of Clerics of Saint Viator
61.0ResignedPio Taofinu’u, S.M. †Superior of Funafuti, Tuvalu, Pacific (Oceania)Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Samoa-Apia, Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)
34.1ProfessedEdmund Woga, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Weetebula, Indonesia
2 Jan56.3AppointedGeoffrey Francis MayneBishop of Australia, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
56.3AppointedGeoffrey Francis MayneTitular Bishop of MoptaBishop Emeritus of Australia, Military
75.2RetiredJohn Aloysius MorganAuxiliary Bishop of Canberra (and Goulburn), AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Australia, Military
75.2RetiredJohn Aloysius MorganBishop of Australia, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
4 Jan56.4AppointedBenedito Francisco de AlbuquerqueBishop of Itapipoca, Ceara, BrazilBishop Emeritus
83.5DiedFrancesco Benedetto Cialeo, O.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Lyallpur, Pakistan
71.6DiedOthon MottaBishop Emeritus of Campanha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
5 Jan28.2Ordained PriestRobert Byrne, C.O.Priest of Confederation of Oratorians of St. Philip NeriAuxiliary Bishop of Birmingham, England, Great Britain
53.7AppointedClóvis Frainer, O.F.M. Cap.Archbishop of Manaus, Amazonas, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil
66.7ResignedCipriano Biyehima KihangireBishop of Uganda, MilitaryBishop Emeritus of Gulu, Uganda
53.7AppointedJames OdongoBishop of Uganda, MilitaryArchbishop Emeritus of Tororo, Uganda
49.3AppointedPaul Ri Moun-hiCoadjutor Archbishop of Daegu {Taegu}, Korea (South)Archbishop Emeritus
30.2Ordained PriestCarlos Pedro Zilli, P.I.M.E.Priest of Pontifical Institute for Foreign MissionsBishop of Bafatá, Guinea-Bissau
6 Jan39.5Ordained BishopAloysius BalinaBishop of Geita, TanzaniaBishop of Shinyanga, Tanzania
63.8Ordained BishopBernard Patrick DevlinBishop of GibraltarBishop Emeritus
47.0Ordained BishopKazimierz GórnyTitular Bishop of PertusaBishop Emeritus of Rzeszów, Poland
58.0Ordained BishopJorge Arturo Augustin Medina EstévezTitular Bishop of ThibilisCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
44.8Ordained BishopAfonso Nteka, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Mbanza Congo, Angola
54.9Ordained BishopPellegrino Tomaso Ronchi, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Città di Castello, Italy
52.1Ordained BishopFernando Sáenz LacalleTitular Bishop of TabboraArchbishop Emeritus of San Salvador, El Salvador
8 Jan60.0AppointedFrancesco ColasuonnoApostolic Pro-Nuncio to YugoslaviaCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Italy
53.7AppointedSergio SebastianiApostolic Nuncio to TurkeyCardinal, President Emeritus of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See
12 Jan58.4Ordained BishopRosendo Álvarez GastónBishop of Jaca, SpainBishop Emeritus of Almería, Spain
88.1DiedMark Kenny CarrollBishop Emeritus of Wichita, Kansas, USA
68.5DiedYouannès MalakAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Luqsor {Tebe} (Coptic), Egypt
60.1Ordained BishopJózef PazdurTitular Bishop of UlciniumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
70.1AppointedRafael Sarmiento PeraltaArchbishop of Nueva Pamplona, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
13 Jan29.6Ordained PriestJames Romen BoiragiPriest of Khulna, BangladeshBishop
51.3Ordained BishopTomas Aguon CamachoBishop of Chalan Kanoa, Northern Mariana Islands, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop Emeritus
25.9ProfessedEduardo Pinheiro da Silva, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoAuxiliary Bishop of Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
14 Jan34.7IncardinatedSalvador Cristau CollPriest of Barcelona, SpainAuxiliary Bishop of Terrassa, Spain
15 Jan26.7Ordained PriestSilvio José Báez Ortega, O.C.D.Priest of Order of Discalced CarmelitesAuxiliary Bishop of Managua, Nicaragua
75.0RetiredGéry-Jacques-Charles LeulietBishop of Amiens, FranceBishop Emeritus
17 Jan59.8AppointedRodrigo Arango Velásquez, P.S.S. †Bishop of Buga, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
36.8Ordained BishopIsaac DanuTitular Bishop of BonustaBishop of Taungngu, Myanmar
80.2DiedMario De SantisAuxiliary Bishop of Troia, Italy
67.9Ordained BishopJoseph Valerius SequeiraTitular Bishop of FissianaBishop Emeritus of Pathein, Myanmar
18 Jan27.7Ordained PriestJán Čapla, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoSuperior Emeritus of Baku, Azerbaijan
19 Jan61.7AppointedJoseph MeesApostolic Delegate to South AfricaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
61.7AppointedJoseph MeesApostolic Pro-Nuncio to LesothoApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to South Africa
20 Jan88.5DiedCamilo Plácido Crous y Salichs, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Sibundoy, Colombia
40.4Ordained BishopAleixo das Neves Dias, S.F.X.Bishop of Port Blair, India
45.5Ordained BishopAdalbert NdzanaCoadjutor Bishop of Mbalmayo, CameroonBishop
22 Jan51.0AppointedFrancisco José Cox HuneeusCoadjutor Archbishop of La Serena, ChileArchbishop Emeritus
24 Jan51.5AppointedFrancesco De NittisApostolic Nuncio to El SalvadorApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Uruguay
25 Jan61.3AppointedFrancesco Tarcisio CarboniBishop of Macerata-Tolentino-Recanati-Cingoli-Treia, Italy
70.9AppointedBruno FrattegianiBishop of San Severino, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Camerino-San Severino Marche, Italy
26 Jan84.4DiedLawrence Alexander GlennBishop Emeritus of Crookston, Minnesota, USA
27.5Ordained PriestJosé Aparecido Hergesse, C.R.Priest of Congregation of Clerics RegularFormer Auxiliary Bishop-Elect of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil
57.4AppointedEdoardo RovidaApostolic Nuncio to SwitzerlandApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Portugal
27 Jan87.5DiedWillem Petrus Bartholomaeus Cobben, S.C.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Helsinki, Finland
28.0ProfessedJosé Luiz Ferreira Salles, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Pesqueira, Pernambuco, Brazil
73.3DiedJoseph Howard HodgesBishop of Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, USA
25.7Professed (Perpetual Vows)Darci José Nicioli, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerAuxiliary Bishop of Aparecida, Sao Paulo, Brazil
44.7InstalledAdrian Thomas Smith, S.M.Archbishop of Honiara, Solomon Islands
29 Jan43.6Ordained BishopEmilio Z. MarquezBishop of Gumaca, PhilippinesBishop of Lucena, Philippines
51.4AppointedAlfio RapisardaApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Congo, Democratic Republic ofApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Portugal
31 Jan90.9DiedUrbain Etienne Morlion, M. Afr. †Bishop Emeritus of Baudouinville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
62.6AppointedJoannes Gerardus ter Schure, S.D.B. †Bishop of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), NetherlandsBishop Emeritus
2 Feb62.1Ordained BishopBernhard RiegerTitular Bishop of TigavaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, Germany
3 Feb27.1Ordained PriestMarco Antonio Cortez LaraPriest of Chiclayo, PeruBishop of Tacna y Moquegua, Peru
34.8Ordained PriestJosé Luis Del Palacio y Pérez-MedelPriest of Madrid, SpainBishop of Callao, Peru
27.7Ordained PriestMário LucundePriest of Benguela, AngolaBishop of Menongue, Angola
48.2Ordained BishopRoger Joseph VangheluweBishop of Brugge {Bruges}, BelgiumBishop Emeritus
4 Feb65.6DiedFrançois-Xavier DioneBishop of Thiès, Senegal
71.7DiedJoseph Weigl, M.S.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Bokungu-Ikela, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
7 Feb64.3AppointedClemente FaccaniApostolic Pro-Nuncio to SeychellesApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Kenya
52.4SucceededPedro Rubiano SàenzArchbishop of Cali, ColombiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bogotá, Colombia
66.1ResignedAlberto Uribe UrdanetaArchbishop of Cali, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
9 Feb25.2Ordained PriestRafael Valdéz TorresPriest of Zamora, Michoacán, MéxicoBishop of Ensenada, Baja California Norte, México
10 Feb51.4Ordained BishopKidane-Mariam TeklehaimanotBishop of Adigrat (Ethiopian), EthiopiaBishop Emeritus
11 Feb81.2DiedJoseph Maria PerniconeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
12 Feb50.8DiedJoseph Ek ThabpingBishop of Ratchaburi, Thailand
14 Feb48.0Ordained BishopJoseph PathalilBishop of Udaipur, IndiaBishop Emeritus
16 Feb68.5AppointedFiorenzo AngeliniPro-President of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care WorkersCardinal, President Emeritus
68.5AppointedFiorenzo AngeliniTitular Archbishop of MesseneCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers
48.9AppointedClaude FeidtCoadjutor Archbishop of Chambéry (-Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne-Tarentaise), FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Aix (-Arles), France
59.7AppointedCarlos Francisco Martins PinheiroAuxiliary Bishop of Braga, PortugalAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
59.7AppointedCarlos Francisco Martins PinheiroTitular Bishop of DumiumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Braga, Portugal
46.8AppointedManuel Monteiro de CastroTitular Archbishop of BeneventumCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
46.8AppointedManuel Monteiro de CastroApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Bahamas, AntillesCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
46.8AppointedManuel Monteiro de CastroApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Barbados, AntillesCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
46.8AppointedManuel Monteiro de CastroApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Belize, AntillesCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
46.8AppointedManuel Monteiro de CastroApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Dominica, AntillesCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
46.8AppointedManuel Monteiro de CastroApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Grenada, AntillesCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
46.8AppointedManuel Monteiro de CastroApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Jamaica, AntillesCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
46.8AppointedManuel Monteiro de CastroApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Saint Lucia, AntillesCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
46.8AppointedManuel Monteiro de CastroApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, AntillesCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
51.2Ordained BishopMarius OuédraogoBishop of Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso
41.4AppointedMurilo Sebastião Ramos Krieger, S.C.I.Auxiliary Bishop of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, BrazilArchbishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
41.4AppointedMurilo Sebastião Ramos Krieger, S.C.I.Titular Bishop of LysiniaArchbishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
46.9AppointedLuis Robles DíazTitular Archbishop of StephaniacumVice President of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America
46.9AppointedLuis Robles DíazApostolic Nuncio to SudanVice President of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America
18 Feb52.5AppointedJohn Michael D’ArcyBishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USABishop Emeritus
54.0InstalledJoseph Anthony FiorenzaBishop of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USA
71.0RetiredWilliam Edward McManusBishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USABishop Emeritus
19 Feb48.6AppointedLuis Morales ReyesCoadjutor Bishop of Torreón, Coahuila, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of San Luis Potosí, México
55.0AppointedRobert Edward MulveeBishop of Wilmington, Delaware, USABishop Emeritus of Providence, Rhode Island, USA
21 Feb54.1AppointedJacques Louis Antoine Marie DavidBishop of La Rochelle (-Saintes), FranceBishop Emeritus of Evreux, France
60.6DiedDermot J. RyanArchbishop Emeritus of Dublin, Ireland
23 Feb71.1Ordained BishopPhilemon Kurchaba, C.SS.R. †Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
42.9AppointedRoman Adam MarcinkowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Płock, Poland
42.9AppointedRoman Adam MarcinkowskiTitular Bishop of Bulla RegiaAuxiliary Bishop of Płock, Poland
46.2Ordained BishopPaul Kazuhiro MoriTitular Bishop of FataAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Tōkyō, Japan
51.9AppointedHenryk Józef MuszyńskiAuxiliary Bishop of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), PolandArchbishop Emeritus of Gniezno, Poland
51.9AppointedHenryk Józef MuszyńskiTitular Bishop of Villa RegisArchbishop Emeritus of Gniezno, Poland
76.8DiedDelfim Ribeiro GuedesBishop Emeritus of São João del Rei, Minas Gerais, Brazil
24 Feb54.1Ordained BishopAbílio Rodas de Sousa Ribas, C.S.Sp.Bishop of São Tomé e PríncipeBishop Emeritus
25 Feb25.0Professed (Perpetual Vows)Vilson Basso, S.C.I.Member of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartBishop of Caxias do Maranhão, Maranho, Brazil
71.3ResignedVincent Madeley HarrisBishop of Austin, Texas, USABishop Emeritus
27 Feb56.5Ordained BishopGeoffrey Francis MayneTitular Bishop of MoptaBishop Emeritus of Australia, Military
48.6AppointedDonald Walter TrautmanAuxiliary Bishop of Buffalo, New York, USABishop Emeritus of Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
48.6AppointedDonald Walter TrautmanTitular Bishop of SassuraBishop Emeritus of Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
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