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The Year of Our Lord 1988

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown79.3AppointedJacques-Paul MartinCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
23.1ProfessedOscar Ngoy wa Mpanga, C.S.Sp.Member of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop of Kongolo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
37.6IncardinatedIsmael Rueda SierraPriest of Girardot, ColombiaArchbishop of Bucaramanga, Colombia
31.5Professed (Perpetual Vows)Stanislav Szyrokoradiuk, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Kharkiv-Zaporizhia, Ukraine
79.0DiedClementinus von Vlissingen, O.F.M. Cap. †Minister General Emeritus of Order of Friars Minor Capuchin
Jan27.4Professed (Perpetual Vows)Pierre Laurent Jubinville, C.S.Sp.Member of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop of San Pedro, Paraguay
1 Jan25.9ProfessedMeron Mazur, O.S.B.M.Member of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Bishop of Imaculada Conceição in Prudentópolis (Ukrainian), Brazil
2 Jan48.8Ordained BishopAdam LepaTitular Bishop of RegianaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Łódź, Poland
51.2AppointedJoachim Friedrich ReineltBishop of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen), GermanyBishop Emeritus
29.4Professed (Perpetual Vows)Irineu Roman, C.S.I.Member of Congregation of Saint JosephAuxiliary Bishop of Belém do Pará, Brazil
3 Jan43.8Ordained BishopJorge Ferreira da Costa OrtigaTitular Bishop of Nova BarbaraArchbishop of Braga, Portugal
47.1Ordained BishopMoacyr José Vitti, C.S.S. †Titular Bishop of SitaArchbishop of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
4 Jan59.4AppointedAntonio AmbrosanioArchbishop of Spoleto-Norcia, Italy
5 Jan74.1RetiredPatrick H. Cronin, S.S.C.M.E. †Archbishop of Cagayan de Oro, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
61.5AppointedSantiago Martínez AcebesBishop of Plasencia, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Burgos, Spain
75.3RetiredCharles Garrett MaloneyAuxiliary Bishop of Louisville, Kentucky, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
75.1ResignedBernard Joseph McLaughlinAuxiliary Bishop of Buffalo, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
57.5SucceededJesus B. TuquibArchbishop of Cagayan de Oro, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
6 Jan57.7Ordained BishopSrecko Badurina, T.O.R. †Bishop of Šibenik (Knin), Croatia
64.4Ordained BishopLuigi BelloliBishop of Anagni-Alatri, ItalyBishop Emeritus
41.0Ordained BishopEdward Eugeniusz BialoglowskiTitular Bishop of PomariaAuxiliary Bishop of Rzeszów, Poland
49.5Ordained BishopVictor Adibe ChikweBishop of Ahiara, Nigeria
53.9Ordained BishopLuís d’Andrea, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Caxias do Maranhão, Maranho, BrazilBishop Emeritus
47.5Ordained BishopEmery Kabongo KanundowiBishop of Luebo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
63.8Ordained BishopJohn Gavin NolanTitular Bishop of NatchesiumAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, Military
53.1Ordained BishopMarian OlesTitular Archbishop of RatiariaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Slovenia
54.8Ordained BishopMichel SabbahPatriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, PalestinePatriarch Emeritus
48.0Ordained BishopAthanasius Atule UsuhCoadjutor Bishop of Makurdi, NigeriaBishop
42.5Ordained BishopJosé Raúl Vera López, O.P.Bishop of Ciudad Altamirano, Guerrero, MéxicoBishop of Saltillo, Coahuila, México
7 Jan52.4AppointedAntonio Ceballos AtienzaBishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, SpainBishop Emeritus of Cádiz y Ceuta, Spain
56.9AppointedLászló HuzsvárBishop of Zrenjanin, SerbiaBishop Emeritus
76.1RetiredTamás JungApostolic Administrator of Zrenjanin, SerbiaApostolic Administrator Emeritus
77.1RetiredDemetrio Mansilla ReoyoBishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, SpainBishop Emeritus
9 Jan68.7ResignedMarco Caliaro, C.S. †Bishop of Sabina-Poggio Mirteto, ItalyBishop Emeritus
68.7InstalledTheodor HubrichApostolic Administrator of Schwerin, Germany
69.8ResignedCipriano Biyehima KihangireBishop of Gulu, UgandaBishop Emeritus
10 Jan20.4ProfessedJosé Ruy Gonçalves Lopes, O.F.M. Cap.Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Jequié, Bahia, Brazil
54.0Ordained BishopAlexandre KouassiBishop of Bondoukou, Côte d’Ivoire
39.5Ordained BishopEdouard MathosTitular Bishop of GiufiBishop of Bambari, Central African Republic
26.0Ordained PriestMax Leroy MésidorPriest of Les Gonaïves, HaïtiCoadjutor Archbishop of Cap-Haïtien, Haïti
11 Jan81.1DiedMarc-Armand LallierArchbishop Emeritus of Besançon, France
12 Jan30.0Ordained PriestJorge Carlos Patrón WongPriest of Yucatán, MéxicoOfficial of the Congregation for the Clergy
14 Jan51.4AppointedJames Kendrick WilliamsBishop of Lexington, Kentucky, USABishop Emeritus
15 Jan57.3Ordained BishopPeter Toshio JinushiBishop of Sapporo, JapanBishop Emeritus
73.0DiedGiuseppe Zambarbieri, F.D.P. †Superior General Emeritus of Sons of Divine Providence
17 Jan52.0Ordained BishopVartan Achkarian, C.A.M. †Titular Bishop of Tokat degli ArmeniAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Beirut {Bairut} (Armenian), Lebanon
51.6Ordained BishopGirônimo ZanandréaCoadjutor Bishop of Erexim, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
18 Jan52.6AppointedLuis Morgan CaseyVicar Apostolic of Pando, BoliviaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
57.3SucceededMathew Cheriankunnel, P.I.M.E.Bishop of Kurnool, IndiaBishop Emeritus
39.0AppointedCamillus Archibong EtokudohAuxiliary Bishop of Ikot Ekpene, NigeriaBishop of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
39.0AppointedCamillus Archibong EtokudohTitular Bishop of CapraBishop of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
65.0ResignedMaurus Gervase KombaBishop of Tanga, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
42.1AppointedTelesphore MkudeBishop of Tanga, TanzaniaBishop of Morogoro, Tanzania
69.2AppointedJoseph RajappaBishop of Khammam, India
46.6AppointedFrancisco João Silota, M. Afr.Auxiliary Bishop of Beira, MozambiqueBishop of Chimoio, Mozambique
46.6AppointedFrancisco João Silota, M. Afr.Titular Bishop of MustiBishop of Chimoio, Mozambique
69.1AppointedFranciscus van Roessel, C.I.C.M. †Archbishop of Ujung Pandang, IndonesiaArchbishop Emeritus
20 Jan69.8ResignedManuel d’Almeida TrindadeBishop of Aveiro, PortugalBishop Emeritus
57.3SucceededAntónio Baltasar MarcelinoBishop of Aveiro, PortugalBishop Emeritus
48.1AppointedCarlos Prada SanmiguelAuxiliary Bishop of Medellín, ColombiaBishop Emeritus of Duitama-Sogamoso, Colombia
48.1AppointedCarlos Prada SanmiguelTitular Bishop of BalianaBishop Emeritus of Duitama-Sogamoso, Colombia
21 Jan62.6AppointedEnnio AppignanesiArchbishop of Matera-Irsina, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Potenza-Muro Lucano-Marsico Nuovo, Italy
49.9SucceededFlorentino Ferrer CinenseBishop of Tarlac, Philippines
61.8AppointedDesmond ConnellArchbishop of Dublin, IrelandCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
62.7SucceededFrançois Xavier Nguyên Quang SáchBishop of Ðà Nang, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
78.7DiedPierre Marie Pham-Ngoc-ChiBishop of Ðà Nang, Viet Nam
69.7ResignedJesus J. SisonBishop of Tarlac, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
23 Jan43.6AppointedHoracio Olave VelandiaPrelate of Tibú, Colombia
24 Jan25.2Ordained PriestJúlio Endi Akamine, S.A.C.Priest of Society of the Catholic ApostolateAuxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, Brazil
46.6Ordained BishopJérôme-Michel-Francis Martin, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Berbérati, Central African RepublicBishop Emeritus
51.5Ordained BishopRafael Palmero RamosTitular Bishop of PetinaBishop Emeritus of Orihuela-Alicante, Spain
27.2Ordained PriestJoseph Vu Văn ThiênPriest of Hai Phòng, Viet NamBishop
25 Jan85.2RetiredLeopoldo A. ArcairaAuxiliary Bishop of Malolos, PhilippinesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
56.1Ordained BishopJames Thomas McHughTitular Bishop of MorosbisdusBishop of Rockville Centre, New York, USA
52.6Ordained BishopJohn Mortimer Fourette SmithTitular Bishop of Tres TabernaeBishop Emeritus of Trenton, New Jersey, USA
51.4AppointedRocco TalucciBishop of Tursi-Lagonegro, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Brindisi-Ostuni, Italy
26 Jan45.8AppointedFrancis Xavier DiLorenzoAuxiliary Bishop of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USABishop of Richmond, Virginia, USA
45.8AppointedFrancis Xavier DiLorenzoTitular Bishop of TigiasBishop of Richmond, Virginia, USA
28 Jan57.5Ordained BishopAndré Vallée, P.M.E.Titular Bishop of SufasarBishop Emeritus of Hearst, Ontario, Canada
30 Jan26.4Ordained PriestDaniel Ernest FloresPriest of Corpus Christi, Texas, USABishop of Brownsville, Texas, USA
50.0AppointedJohn GabrielAuxiliary Bishop of Bassein, MyanmarBishop of Pathein, Myanmar
50.0AppointedJohn GabrielTitular Bishop of Arae in NumidiaBishop of Pathein, Myanmar
51.5AppointedFernando Guimarães KevanuBishop of Ondjiva, AngolaBishop Emeritus
71.9Ordained BishopHenry Lancelot Paxton Hallett, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Rustenburg, South Africa
89.5DiedÉdouard JettéApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Joliette, Québec, Canada
35.5AppointedMax Takuira Matthew Mariu, S.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Hamilton in New Zealand
35.5AppointedMax Takuira Matthew Mariu, S.M. †Titular Bishop of DecorianaAuxiliary Bishop of Hamilton in New Zealand
31 Jan47.8Ordained BishopIrineu Danelón, S.D.B.Bishop of Lins, Sao Paulo, Brazil
38.9Ordained BishopThaddée NsengiyumvaCoadjutor Bishop of Kabgayi, RwandaBishop
2 Feb46.7AppointedAlfredo Banluta BaquialAuxiliary Bishop of Davao, Philippines
46.7AppointedAlfredo Banluta BaquialTitular Bishop of BavagalianaAuxiliary Bishop of Davao, Philippines
56.0AppointedRaymond James BolandBishop of Birmingham, Alabama, USABishop Emeritus of Kansas City-Saint Joseph, Missouri, USA
36.5Solemn ProfessedJuan Vicente Cordoba Villota, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusBishop of Fontibón, Colombia
26.2ProfessedAntônio Carlos Cruz Santos, M.S.C.Member of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusBishop of Caicó, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
75.2RetiredJusto Goizueta Gridilla, O.A.R. †Prelate of Madera, Chihuahua, MéxicoPrelate Emeritus
44.8AppointedGeorges Paul PontierBishop of Digne (-Riez-Sisteron), FranceArchbishop of Marseille, France
3 Feb80.6DiedWilliam Richard Field, S.M.A. †Bishop Emeritus of Ondo, Nigeria
47.4AppointedPaul Stephen LoverdeAuxiliary Bishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USABishop of Arlington, Virginia, USA
47.4AppointedPaul Stephen LoverdeTitular Bishop of OctabiaBishop of Arlington, Virginia, USA
4 Feb87.2DiedFilippo AglialoroAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Palermo, Italy
48.9AppointedHéctor González MartínezCoadjutor Archbishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, MéxicoArchbishop of Durango, México
55.0SucceededZygmunt KamińskiBishop of Płock, PolandArchbishop Emeritus of Szczecin-Kamień, Poland
53.3AppointedFrancis LaganAuxiliary Bishop of Derry, IrelandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
53.3AppointedFrancis LaganTitular Bishop of SidnacestreAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Derry, Ireland
67.9DiedBogdan Marian Wincenty SikorskiBishop of Płock, Poland
5 Feb85.1DiedFrederick Anthony Donaghy, M.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Wuzhou [Wuchow], China
6 Feb53.5AppointedAmbrose Battista De PaoliApostolic Delegate to South AfricaApostolic Nuncio to Australia
53.5AppointedAmbrose Battista De PaoliApostolic Pro-Nuncio to LesothoApostolic Nuncio to Australia
59.6Ordained BishopAlfred James Jolson, S.J. †Bishop of Reykjavik, Iceland
7 Feb28.1Ordained PriestJosé Luis Mendoza CorzoPriest of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop
8 Feb63.2AppointedSavino Bernardo Maria Cazzaro Bertollo, O.S.M.Archbishop of Puerto Montt, ChileArchbishop Emeritus
10 Feb54.9Ordained BishopBrian James Barnes, O.F.M.Bishop of Aitape, Papua New GuineaArchbishop Emeritus of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
11 Feb64.7InstalledAnthony Joseph BevilacquaArchbishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
77.3ResignedJohn Joseph KrolArchbishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
47.2AppointedDonald William WuerlBishop of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USACardinal, Archbishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
12 Feb49.3AppointedRamón Calderón BatresBishop of Linares, Nuevo León, México
66.9AppointedJosé Trinidad Sepúlveda Ruiz-VelascoBishop of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
47.3InstalledDonald William WuerlBishop of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USACardinal, Archbishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
13 Feb38.9AppointedLeopoldo José Brenes SolórzanoAuxiliary Bishop of Managua, NicaraguaCardinal, Archbishop
38.9AppointedLeopoldo José Brenes SolórzanoTitular Bishop of MaturbaCardinal, Archbishop of Managua, Nicaragua
78.8DiedRobert-Jacques-Victor FrossardAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
41.6AppointedJuan Abelardo Mata Guevara, S.D.B.Auxiliary Bishop of Managua, NicaraguaBishop of Esteli, Nicaragua
41.6AppointedJuan Abelardo Mata Guevara, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of CoelianaBishop of Esteli, Nicaragua
14 Feb54.7Ordained BishopMichael Cornelis C. Coomans, M.S.F. †Bishop of Samarinda, Indonesia
57.0Ordained BishopLászló HuzsvárBishop of Zrenjanin, SerbiaBishop Emeritus
16 Feb62.2AppointedJohn Robert GormanAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
62.2AppointedJohn Robert GormanTitular Bishop of CatulaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Chicago, Illinois, USA
63.9AppointedThaddeus Joseph JakubowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
63.9AppointedThaddeus Joseph JakubowskiTitular Bishop of PlestiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Chicago, Illinois, USA
18 Feb49.3AppointedJohn KirbyBishop of Clonfert, Ireland
19 Feb44.4Ordained BishopCurtis John Guillory, S.V.D.Titular Bishop of StagnumBishop of Beaumont, Texas, USA
51.9AppointedRaymond Saint-GelaisCoadjutor Bishop of Nicolet, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
20 Feb60.8AppointedPietro Giacomo NonisBishop of Vicenza, ItalyBishop Emeritus
75.6RetiredArnoldo OnistoBishop of Vicenza, ItalyBishop Emeritus
48.1Ordained BishopCarlos Prada SanmiguelTitular Bishop of BalianaBishop Emeritus of Duitama-Sogamoso, Colombia
51.3Ordained BishopJoachim Friedrich ReineltBishop of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen), GermanyBishop Emeritus
82.2DiedAlfredo VozziArchbishop Emeritus of Amalfi, Italy
21 Feb43.6Ordained BishopHoracio Olave VelandiaPrelate of Tibú, Colombia
45.2Ordained BishopGiovanni (João) Risatti, P.I.M.E. †Coadjutor Bishop of Parintins, Amazonas, BrazilBishop of Macapá, Amapa, Brazil
22 Feb61.4SucceededPaul Marie Nguyên Minh NhâtBishop of Xuân Lôc, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
66.3DiedDominique Nguyên van LangBishop of Xuân Lôc, Viet Nam
25.4Solemn ProfessedAurelio Pesoa Ribera, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorAuxiliary Bishop of La Paz, Bolivia
23 Feb91.1DiedMarcel Daubechies, M. Afr. †Bishop Emeritus of Kasama, Zambia
75.5RetiredAldo ForzoniBishop of Massa Carrara-Pontremoli, ItalyBishop Emeritus
55.4InstalledAnthony Michael MiloneBishop of Great Falls-Billings, Montana, USABishop Emeritus
41.5IncardinatedAlberto SilvaniPriest of Massa Carrara-Pontremoli, ItalyBishop of Volterra, Italy
58.1AppointedBruno TommasiBishop of Massa Carrara-Pontremoli, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Lucca, Italy
24 Feb46.7AppointedPablo Lizama RiquelmeAuxiliary Bishop of Talca, ChileArchbishop of Antofagasta, Chile
25 Feb62.9Ordained BishopSebastian Acol DalisTitular Bishop of ThabracaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Baguio, Philippines
46.1AppointedGuire PoulardBishop of Jacmel, HaïtiArchbishop of Port-au-Prince, Haïti
26 Feb39.6AppointedRigoberto Corredor BermúdezAuxiliary Bishop of Pereira, ColombiaBishop
39.6AppointedRigoberto Corredor BermúdezTitular Bishop of RusguniaeBishop of Pereira, Colombia
42.6AppointedAntonio José López CastilloAuxiliary Bishop of Maracaibo, VenezuelaArchbishop of Barquisimeto, Venezuela
42.6AppointedAntonio José López CastilloTitular Bishop of TheuziArchbishop of Barquisimeto, Venezuela
27 Feb75.1RetiredMichele Alagna Foderá, S.D.B. †Bishop of São Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas, BrazilBishop Emeritus
57.7Ordained BishopEduardo Alas AlfaroBishop of Chalatenango, El SalvadorBishop Emeritus
74.0AppointedJoão (Jean) Chedid, O.M.M. †Archbishop (Personal Title) of Nossa Senhora do Líbano em São Paulo (Maronite), Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
61.8SucceededWalter Ivan de Azevedo, S.D.B.Bishop of São Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas, BrazilBishop Emeritus
65.1AppointedMichael Kuchmiak, C.SS.R. †Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USAApostolic Exarch Emeritus of Great Britain (Ukrainian)
65.1AppointedMichael Kuchmiak, C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of AgathopolisApostolic Exarch Emeritus of Great Britain (Ukrainian)
31.9Ordained DeaconTerry Ronald LaValleyDeacon of Ogdensburg, New York, USABishop
59.1Ordained BishopFritz LobingerBishop of Aliwal, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
46.6Ordained BishopHéctor Julio López Hurtado, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of ElicrocaBishop of Girardot, Colombia
65.3AppointedBoutros (Pierre) Raï, B.A. †Bishop of Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México (Melkite Greek)
59.2AppointedNicola RotunnoArchbishop (Personal Title) of Sabina-Poggio Mirteto, ItalyBishop Emeritus
28 Feb47.0Ordained BishopCarlos StetterTitular Bishop of HorreaBishop of San Ignacio de Velasco, Bolivia
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