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The Year of Our Lord 1988

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Mar27.6Ordained PriestLeopoldo Corpuz Jaucian, S.V.D.Priest of Society of the Divine WordBishop of Bangued, Philippines
2 Mar76.6DiedJan PietraszkoAuxiliary Bishop of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
51.5InstalledJames Kendrick WilliamsBishop of Lexington, Kentucky, USABishop Emeritus
3 Mar77.8DiedAndré-Georges BontemsArchbishop Emeritus of Chambéry (-Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne-Tarentaise), France
60.1DiedMaurus LibabaBishop of Lindi, Tanzania
54.9AppointedJuan Sandoval ÍñiguezCoadjutor Bishop of Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
4 Mar47.4AppointedJosé María ArancedoAuxiliary Bishop of Lomas de Zamora, ArgentinaArchbishop of Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz, Argentina
47.4AppointedJosé María ArancedoTitular Bishop of SelemselaeArchbishop of Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz, Argentina
83.7DiedJames Peter DavisArchbishop Emeritus of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
75.9DiedCostantino Trapani, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Mazara del Vallo, Italy
6 Mar62.0Ordained BishopDesmond ConnellArchbishop of Dublin, IrelandCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
61.6Ordained BishopSantiago Martínez AcebesBishop of Plasencia, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Burgos, Spain
29.6Ordained PriestCelso Antônio MarchioriPriest of Curitiba, Parana, BrazilBishop of Apucarana, Parana, Brazil
7 Mar79.9DiedJoël-André-Jean-Marie BellecBishop Emeritus of Perpignan-Elne, France
8 Mar45.9Ordained BishopFrancis Xavier DiLorenzoTitular Bishop of TigiasBishop of Richmond, Virginia, USA
76.2RetiredStephen McGill, P.S.S. †Bishop of Paisley, Scotland, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
58.7AppointedJohn Aloysius MoneBishop of Paisley, Scotland, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
9 Mar82.6DiedJosé de Medeiros DelgadoArchbishop Emeritus of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
10 Mar50.9AppointedJulio Amílcar Bethancourt FioravantiBishop of Huehuetenango, GuatemalaBishop of Santa Rosa de Lima, Guatemala
56.4AppointedLouis Jean DufauxCoadjutor Bishop of Grenoble, FranceBishop Emeritus
53.0AppointedPierre Auguste Gratien Pican, S.D.B.Coadjutor Bishop of Bayeux (-Lisieux), FranceBishop Emeritus
11 Mar66.9InstalledJosé Trinidad Sepúlveda Ruiz-VelascoBishop of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
12 Mar52.8AppointedLuis María Estrada Paetau, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Izabal, GuatemalaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
49.5AppointedMacram Max Gassis, M.C.C.I.Bishop of El Obeid, SudanBishop Emeritus
52.0AppointedNicodemus KirimaBishop of Nyeri, KenyaArchbishop of Nyeri, Kenya
49.2AppointedGabriel MmoleBishop of Mtwara, Tanzania
53.5AppointedZacarías Ortiz Rolón, S.D.B.Vicar Apostolic of Chaco Paraguayo, ParaguayBishop Emeritus of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en Paraguay
53.5AppointedZacarías Ortiz Rolón, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of MinoraBishop Emeritus of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en Paraguay
66.8DiedCesare PaganiArchbishop of Perugia-Città della Pieve, Italy
13 Mar46.4Ordained BishopManual Pelino DominguesTitular Bishop of LemellefaBishop of Santarém, Portugal
14 Mar66.1DiedJohn Michael BeahenAuxiliary Bishop of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
53.8AppointedEugene Antonio Marino, S.S.J. †Archbishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USAArchbishop Emeritus
15 Mar71.8DiedJames Timothy Kieran Cotter, O.S.A. †Bishop of Maiduguri, Nigeria
74.1DiedMarcel Evariste Van Rengen, C.J. †Bishop of Mweka, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
16 Mar40.7Ordained BishopRomulo Tolentino de la CruzCoadjutor Bishop of Isabela, PhilippinesArchbishop of Zamboanga, Philippines
96.8DiedPatrick Joseph DunneAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Dublin, Ireland
57.9AppointedAdélio Giuseppe (José) Tomasin, P.S.D.P.Bishop of Quixadá, Ceara, BrazilBishop Emeritus
71.3DiedGuilford Clyde YoungArchbishop of Hobart, Australia
17 Mar44.9AppointedFranziskus EisenbachAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
44.9AppointedFranziskus EisenbachTitular Bishop of SigusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Mainz, Germany
55.9AppointedClément Joseph Marie Raymond Guillon, C.I.M. †Coadjutor Bishop of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), FranceBishop Emeritus
74.2DiedThomas MongoBishop Emeritus of Douala, Cameroon
47.4AppointedAndrea MugioneBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, ItalyArchbishop of Benevento, Italy
43.7DiedHoracio Olave VelandiaPrelate of Tibú, Colombia
18 Mar45.4AppointedGerard BernackiAuxiliary Bishop of Katowice, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Katowice, Poland
45.4AppointedGerard BernackiTitular Bishop of Oppidum ConsilinumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Katowice, Poland
51.0AppointedJosef Voß (Voss)Auxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
51.0AppointedJosef Voß (Voss)Titular Bishop of ThisiduoAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
19 Mar39.0Ordained BishopLeopoldo José Brenes SolórzanoTitular Bishop of MaturbaCardinal, Archbishop of Managua, Nicaragua
35.6Ordained BishopMax Takuira Matthew Mariu, S.M. †Titular Bishop of DecorianaAuxiliary Bishop of Hamilton in New Zealand
41.7Ordained BishopJuan Abelardo Mata Guevara, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of CoelianaBishop of Esteli, Nicaragua
69.3Ordained BishopFranciscus van Roessel, C.I.C.M. †Archbishop of Ujung Pandang, IndonesiaArchbishop Emeritus
20 Mar53.4Ordained BishopFrancis LaganTitular Bishop of SidnacestreAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Derry, Ireland
44.9Ordained BishopGeorges Paul PontierBishop of Digne (-Riez-Sisteron), FranceArchbishop of Marseille, France
21 Mar72.9DiedErnest Arthur GreenBishop Emeritus of Port Elizabeth, South Africa
59.1AppointedGilberto Valbuena SánchezBishop of La Paz en la Baja California Sur, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Colima, México
40.1AppointedCarlos Filipe Ximenes Belo, S.D.B.Apostolic Administrator of Díli, Timor-LesteApostolic Administrator Emeritus
40.1AppointedCarlos Filipe Ximenes Belo, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of LoriumApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Díli, Timor-Leste
23 Mar63.7AppointedEdward Idris CassidySubstitute (Sostituto) of the Secretariat of StateCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
25 Mar56.1Ordained BishopRaymond James BolandBishop of Birmingham, Alabama, USABishop Emeritus of Kansas City-Saint Joseph, Missouri, USA
49.4Ordained BishopRamón Calderón BatresBishop of Linares, Nuevo León, México
52.7Ordained BishopAntonio Ceballos AtienzaBishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, SpainBishop Emeritus of Cádiz y Ceuta, Spain
75.5RetiredHenri Clément Victor DonzeBishop of Tarbes et Lourdes, FranceBishop Emeritus
39.6AppointedWolfgang HaasCoadjutor Bishop of Chur, SwitzerlandArchbishop of Vaduz, Liechtenstein
60.6AppointedJuan Ignacio Larrea HolguínCoadjutor Archbishop of Guayaquil, EcuadorArchbishop Emeritus
64.5DiedThomas William LyonsAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
64.4SucceededJean Yves Marie SahuquetBishop of Tarbes et Lourdes, FranceBishop Emeritus
51.6Ordained BishopRocco TalucciBishop of Tursi-Lagonegro, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Brindisi-Ostuni, Italy
26 Mar86.7DiedBaltasar Álvarez RestrepoBishop Emeritus of Pereira, Colombia
39.6Ordained BishopRigoberto Corredor BermúdezTitular Bishop of RusguniaeBishop of Pereira, Colombia
82.6DiedPedro Paulo Koop, M.S.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Lins, Sao Paulo, Brazil
57.9Ordained BishopAdélio Giuseppe (José) Tomasin, P.S.D.P.Bishop of Quixadá, Ceara, BrazilBishop Emeritus
30 Mar51.5AppointedRoger ÉbacherBishop of Gatineau-Hull, Québec, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Gatineau, Québec, Canada
59.0AppointedVicente García BernalBishop of Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
87.1DiedPietro Maleddu, O.F.M. Conv. †Prefect Emeritus of Ankang [Hinganfu], China
67.6DiedImre TimkóBishop of Hajdúdorog (Hungarian), Hungary
31 Mar55.3AppointedFranz GraveAuxiliary Bishop of Essen, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
55.3AppointedFranz GraveTitular Bishop of TingariaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Essen, Germany
74.5DiedVincent Madeley HarrisBishop Emeritus of Austin, Texas, USA
5 Apr69.9DiedAnthony Joseph EmeryBishop of Portsmouth, England, Great Britain
49.0InstalledHéctor González MartínezCoadjutor Archbishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of Durango, México
6 Apr46.9Ordained BishopAlfredo Banluta BaquialTitular Bishop of BavagalianaAuxiliary Bishop of Davao, Philippines
71.8AppointedAlair Vilar Fernandes de MeloArchbishop of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
57.5AppointedLuciano Pedro Mendes de Almeida, S.J. †Archbishop of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil
70.1RetiredNivaldo MonteArchbishop of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
76.2RetiredOscar de OliveiraArchbishop of Mariana, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
7 Apr60.7AppointedFrançois Gayot, S.M.M. †Archbishop of Cap-Haïtien, HaïtiArchbishop Emeritus
8 Apr46.0AppointedRicardo Blázquez PérezAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Compostela, SpainArchbishop of Valladolid, Spain
46.0AppointedRicardo Blázquez PérezTitular Bishop of Germa in GalatiaArchbishop of Valladolid, Spain
27.3Ordained PriestPaul Abel Mamba DiattaPriest of Ziguinchor, SenegalBishop
58.3AppointedFernando Sebastián Aguilar, C.M.F.Coadjutor Archbishop of Granada, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Pamplona y Tudela, Spain
9 Apr72.0ResignedJean-Jacques Claudius AngénorBishop of Les Cayes, HaïtiBishop Emeritus
56.8AppointedLuis del Castillo Estrada, S.J.Auxiliary Bishop of Montevideo, UruguayBishop Emeritus of Melo, Uruguay
56.8AppointedLuis del Castillo Estrada, S.J.Titular Bishop of Tarasa in NumidiaBishop Emeritus of Melo, Uruguay
49.4Ordained BishopJohn KirbyBishop of Clonfert, Ireland
35.5Ordained PriestThomas Ignatius MacWanPriest of Ahmedabad, IndiaBishop
28.0Ordained PriestSanto MarcianòPriest of Reggio Calabria-Bova, ItalyArchbishop of Italy, Military
61.0Ordained BishopPietro Giacomo NonisBishop of Vicenza, ItalyBishop Emeritus
75.6RetiredGiovanni ProniBishop of Forli-Bertinoro, ItalyBishop Emeritus
57.1SucceededJean Alix VerrierBishop of Les Cayes, HaïtiBishop Emeritus
58.5AppointedVincenzo ZarriBishop of Forli-Bertinoro, ItalyBishop Emeritus
10 Apr56.0Ordained BishopClément Joseph Marie Raymond Guillon, C.I.M. †Coadjutor Bishop of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), FranceBishop Emeritus
57.9DiedAnthony HitchenAuxiliary Bishop of Liverpool, England, Great Britain
26.0Solemn ProfessedJuan María Huerta Muro, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorPrelate of El Salto, Durango, México
11 Apr43.5AppointedCharles Joseph Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Rapid City, South Dakota, USAArchbishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
62.3Ordained BishopJohn Robert GormanTitular Bishop of CatulaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Chicago, Illinois, USA
64.0Ordained BishopThaddeus Joseph JakubowskiTitular Bishop of PlestiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Chicago, Illinois, USA
12 Apr63.4ResignedGeorges Biard, M. Afr. †Bishop of Mopti, MaliBishop Emeritus
47.6Ordained BishopPaul Stephen LoverdeTitular Bishop of OctabiaBishop of Arlington, Virginia, USA
14 Apr24.7Ordained DeaconJoseph Mark SiegelDeacon of Joliet in Illinois, USAAuxiliary Bishop
15 Apr54.8AppointedMarcel Germain PerrierAuxiliary Bishop of Chambéry (-Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne-Tarentaise), FranceBishop Emeritus of Pamiers (-Couserans-Mirepoix), France
54.8AppointedMarcel Germain PerrierTitular Bishop of DianaBishop Emeritus of Pamiers (-Couserans-Mirepoix), France
16 Apr45.5Ordained BishopGerard BernackiTitular Bishop of Oppidum ConsilinumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Katowice, Poland
64.3AppointedRené Fernández ApazaArchbishop of Cochabamba, BoliviaArchbishop Emeritus
44.7AppointedJesús Juárez Párraga, S.D.B.Auxiliary Bishop of La Paz, BoliviaArchbishop of Sucre, Bolivia
44.7AppointedJesús Juárez Párraga, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of Gummi in ProconsulariArchbishop of Sucre, Bolivia
49.3AppointedNino Marzoli, C. R. †Auxiliary Bishop of La Paz, BoliviaAuxiliary Bishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
49.3AppointedNino Marzoli, C. R. †Titular Bishop of NaraAuxiliary Bishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
17 Apr53.1Ordained BishopPierre Auguste Gratien Pican, S.D.B.Coadjutor Bishop of Bayeux (-Lisieux), FranceBishop Emeritus
19 Apr84.4RetiredLéon-Etienne DuvalArchbishop of Alger, AlgeriaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
86.5RetiredGabriel-Marie GarronePresident of the Pontifical Council for CultureCardinal, President Emeritus
57.6AppointedPaul Joseph Jean PoupardPresident of the Pontifical Council for CultureCardinal, President Emeritus
58.7SucceededHenri Antoine Marie TeissierArchbishop of Alger, AlgeriaArchbishop Emeritus
20 Apr78.1DiedEvelio Domínguez RecinosAuxiliary Bishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
68.4DiedLodewijk Antoon Jansen, S.M.M. †Bishop of Isangi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
57.8AppointedPierre Jacques Joatton, Ist. del Prado †Bishop of Saint-Etienne, FranceBishop Emeritus
21 Apr66.7ResignedErnesto Gonçalves da Costa, O.F.M. †Bishop of Faro {Algarve}, PortugalBishop Emeritus
52.3AppointedManuel Madureira DiasBishop of Faro {Algarve}, PortugalBishop Emeritus
22 Apr44.4AppointedAlfonso Cabezas Aristizábal, C.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Cali, ColombiaBishop Emeritus of Villavicencio, Colombia
44.4AppointedAlfonso Cabezas Aristizábal, C.M.Titular Bishop of Zama MinorBishop Emeritus of Villavicencio, Colombia
23 Apr26.1Ordained DeaconGuido GalleseDeacon of Genova {Genoa}, ItalyBishop of Alessandria (della Paglia), Italy
75.4AppointedJean HengenArchbishop of LuxembourgArchbishop Emeritus
24 Apr45.0Ordained BishopFranziskus EisenbachTitular Bishop of SigusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Mainz, Germany
27.5Ordained PriestTheodore Mascarenhas, S.F.X.Priest of Society of the Missionaries of Saint Francis XavierAuxiliary Bishop of Ranchi, India
51.1Ordained BishopJosef Voß (Voss)Titular Bishop of ThisiduoAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
75.7DiedIreneus Wien DudArchbishop Emeritus of Juba, South Sudan
25 Apr52.1InstalledRaymond Saint-GelaisCoadjutor Bishop of Nicolet, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
26 Apr42.4Ordained BishopTelesphore MkudeBishop of Tanga, TanzaniaBishop of Morogoro, Tanzania
27 Apr50.2Ordained BishopJohn GabrielTitular Bishop of Arae in NumidiaBishop of Pathein, Myanmar
65.2Ordained BishopMichael Kuchmiak, C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of AgathopolisApostolic Exarch Emeritus of Great Britain (Ukrainian)
77.7RetiredLiudas Povilonis, M.I.C. †Apostolic Administrator of Kaunas, LithuaniaApostolic Administrator Emeritus
77.7RetiredLiudas Povilonis, M.I.C. †Apostolic Administrator of Vilkaviškis, LithuaniaApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Kaunas, Lithuania
61.4AppointedJuozas PreikšasApostolic Administrator of Kaunas, LithuaniaBishop Emeritus of Panevėžys, Lithuania
61.4AppointedJuozas PreikšasApostolic Administrator of Vilkaviškis, LithuaniaBishop Emeritus of Panevėžys, Lithuania
28 Apr54.2AppointedFelipe Aguirre FrancoBishop of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of Acapulco, Guerrero, México
59.3AppointedManuel Mireles VaqueraCoadjutor Prelate of El Salto, Durango, MéxicoPrelate Emeritus
47.5Ordained BishopAndrea MugioneBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, ItalyArchbishop of Benevento, Italy
59.1AppointedFrancisco Javier Prado Aránguiz, SS.CC.Auxiliary Bishop of Valparaíso, ChileBishop Emeritus of Rancagua, Chile
47.9AppointedJesús Humberto Velázquez GarayBishop of Celaya, Guanajuato, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
29 Apr28.7Solemn ProfessedDarwin Rudy Andino Ramírez, C.R.S.Member of Clerks Regular of SomascaBishop of Santa Rosa de Copán, Honduras
30 Apr54.2AppointedPaul ChittilapillyBishop of Kalyan (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaBishop Emeritus of Thamarasserry (Syro-Malabarese), India
60.2AppointedGeevarghese Timotheos ChundevalelBishop of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankarese), IndiaBishop Emeritus
26.5Ordained PriestCharles Morerod, O.P.Priest of Order of Friars PreachersBishop of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg), Switzerland
55.1Ordained BishopJuan Sandoval ÍñiguezCoadjutor Bishop of Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
59.6AppointedMichele ScandiffioArchbishop of Acerenza, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
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