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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Oct34.3Ordained PriestPaul Patrick Chomnycky, O.S.B.M.Priest of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Bishop of Stamford (Ukrainian), USA
65.4ResignedAlbert Florent Augustin DecourtrayPrelate of Mission de France o Pontigny, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Lyon (-Vienne), France
51.6Ordained BishopAlbert-Marie Joseph Cyrille de Monléon, O.P. †Bishop of Pamiers (-Couserans-Mirepoix), FranceBishop Emeritus of Meaux, France
28.8Ordained PriestBruno Ann-Marie FeilletPriest of Cambrai, FranceBishop of Sées {Séez}, France
46.7AppointedAndré Jean René Lacrampe, Ist. del Prado †Prelate of Mission de France o Pontigny, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Besançon, France
25.2Ordained PriestLuciano RussoPriest of Aversa, ItalyApostolic Nuncio to Panama
2 Oct48.8Ordained BishopHenri Marie Raoul Brincard, C.R.S.A. †Bishop of Le Puy-en-Velay, France
24.5Ordained DeaconPiotr GregerDeacon of Katowice, PolandAuxiliary Bishop of Bielsko-Żywiec, Poland
53.0Ordained BishopGabriel Kembo MamputuBishop of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
3 Oct38.3Ordained BishopRoberto Octavio González Nieves, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of UrsonaArchbishop of San Juan de Puerto Rico
53.7AppointedGiovanni LajoloTitular Archbishop of CaesarianaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Governatorate of Vatican City State
53.7AppointedGiovanni LajoloSecretary of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic SeeCardinal, President Emeritus of the Governatorate of Vatican City State
4 Oct51.6Ordained BishopAudrys Juozas BačkisTitular Archbishop of MetaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Vilnius, Lithuania
77.7DiedFrederico DidonetBishop Emeritus of Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
25.0Perpetual VowsIvica Petanjak, O.F.M. Cap.Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Krk (Veglia), Croatia
6 Oct51.8AppointedEnnio AntonelliArchbishop of Perugia-Città della Pieve, ItalyCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Family
60.4SucceededDomingos Lam Ka TseungBishop of Macau, ChinaBishop Emeritus
59.2AppointedFrancesco MarchisanoTitular Bishop of PopuloniaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Labour Office of the Apostolic See
59.2AppointedFrancesco MarchisanoSecretary of the Pontifical Commission for Preserving the Church’s Patrimoney of Art and HistoryCardinal, President Emeritus of the Labour Office of the Apostolic See
64.2ResignedArquimínio Rodrigues da CostaBishop of Macau, ChinaBishop Emeritus
32.1Ordained PriestRicardo Orlando Seirutti GarcíaPriest of Córdoba, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop
7 Oct80.7DiedHeinrich Maria JanssenBishop Emeritus of Hildesheim, Germany
8 Oct73.1AppointedAntonio InnocentiPresident of the Pontifical Commission for Preserving the Church’s Patrimoney of Art and HistoryCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
31.1Ordained PriestGérald Cyprien Lacroix, I.S.P.X.Priest of OtherCardinal, Archbishop of Québec, Canada
51.2Ordained BishopBogdan Józef WojtuśTitular Bishop of VassinassaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Gniezno, Poland
9 Oct77.8DiedGentil Diniz BarretoBishop Emeritus of Mossoró, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
32.5Ordained PriestTheodoros Kontidis, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusArchbishop of Athēnai {Athens}, Greece
63.0InstalledLucas (Luiz) Moreira Neves, O.P. †Cardinal-Priest of Santi Bonifacio ed AlessioCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
10 Oct26.1Ordained PriestChristoph HeggePriest of Münster, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop
12 Oct64.0DiedCesare AsiliBishop of Lira, Uganda
51.0AppointedWerner Franz Siebenbrock, S.V.D. †Auxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
51.0AppointedWerner Franz Siebenbrock, S.V.D. †Titular Bishop of Tacia MontanaBishop Emeritus of Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
13 Oct66.8DiedTomás Alberto Clavel MéndezArchbishop Emeritus of Panamá
66.0DiedFrancisco Medina Ramirez, O.C.D. †Prelate of El Salto, Durango, México
59.7SucceededManuel Mireles VaqueraPrelate of El Salto, Durango, MéxicoPrelate Emeritus
48.3AppointedMichael SmithCoadjutor Bishop of Meath, IrelandBishop Emeritus
14 Oct55.5Ordained BishopHelmut BauerTitular Bishop of VelefiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Würzburg, Germany
54.9Ordained BishopGeorges Pierre Soubrier, P.S.S.Titular Bishop of AchollaBishop Emeritus of Nantes, France
45.9Ordained BishopAndré Armand Vingt-TroisTitular Bishop of ThibilisCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Paris, France
15 Oct50.8AppointedSotìr FerraraBishop of Piana degli Albanesi (Italo-Albanese), ItalyBishop Emeritus
73.0ResignedJacques-Julien-Émile PatriaBishop of Périgueux (-Sarlat), FranceBishop Emeritus
61.2SucceededGaston Élie Poulain, P.S.S. †Bishop of Périgueux (-Sarlat), FranceBishop Emeritus
88.2DiedBernard Denis StewartBishop Emeritus of Sandhurst, Australia
16 Oct66.4Ordained BishopAnte JuricArchbishop of Split-Makarska, CroatiaArchbishop Emeritus
50.6Ordained BishopMichel Paul Marie Moutel, P.S.S. †Bishop of Nevers, FranceArchbishop of Tours, France
65.1InstalledCarlo PoggiBishop of Fidenza, Italy
75.7Ordained Bishop[ Zhang Hualiang]Bishop of Shenyang [Mukden, Fengtien], China
18 Oct32.6Ordained PriestNorberto do AmaralPriest of Díli, Timor-LesteBishop of Maliana, Timor-Leste
28.9Ordained PriestEfraín Mendoza CruzPriest of Tlalnepantla, México, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop
21 Oct50.9AppointedJohn Charles DunneAuxiliary Bishop of Rockville Centre, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
50.9AppointedJohn Charles DunneTitular Bishop of AbercorniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Rockville Centre, New York, USA
57.4AppointedEmil Aloysius WcelaAuxiliary Bishop of Rockville Centre, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
57.4AppointedEmil Aloysius WcelaTitular Bishop of FilacaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Rockville Centre, New York, USA
22 Oct81.9DiedJoannes Maria Michael Holterman, O.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles, Antilles
75.5RetiredJan Wladyslaw ObląkBishop of Warmia (Ermland), PolandBishop Emeritus
58.9AppointedEdmund Michal PiszczBishop of Warmia (Ermland), PolandArchbishop Emeritus of Warmia, Poland
23 Oct56.9Ordained BishopLuis Gutiérrez Martín, C.M.F. †Titular Bishop of TisediBishop Emeritus of Segovia, Spain
28.5Ordained PriestJohn Philip SaklilPriest of Jayapura, IndonesiaBishop of Timika, Indonesia
350.7BeatifiedBl. Niels StensenVicar Apostolic of Nordic Missions, Germany
24 Oct53.9ResignedOscar Valero CruzArchbishop of San Fernando, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus of Lingayen-Dagupan, Philippines
64.4AppointedJoseph Eric D’ArcyArchbishop of Hobart, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus
89.6DiedMarcel-Pierre-Armand RiopelAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
76.7RetiredElias ZoghbiArchbishop of Baalbek (Melkite Greek), LebanonArchbishop Emeritus
25 Oct49.7AppointedCyrille Salim Bustros, S.M.S.P.Archbishop of Baalbek (Melkite Greek), LebanonArchbishop Emeritus of Beirut and Jbeil {Bairut e Gibail} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
40.8AppointedMichael MaraiBishop of Goroka, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
61.9AppointedJohn MendesAuxiliary Bishop of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, AntillesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
61.9AppointedJohn MendesTitular Bishop of Elephantaria in ProconsulariAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
87.2DiedMartinho Michler, O.S.B. †Abbot Emeritus of Nossa Senhora do Monserrate do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
57.6AppointedFrancis Xavier MugadziBishop of Gweru, Zimbabwe
59.8AppointedJohn NjengaBishop of Mombasa, KenyaArchbishop Emeritus of Mombasa, Kenya
37.8AppointedJustin Tetmu SambaBishop of Musoma, Tanzania
75.2RetiredAlfonso Tóriz CobiánBishop of Querétaro, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
26 Oct61.8AppointedJean Assaad HaddadArchbishop of Tyr (Melkite Greek), LebanonArchbishop Emeritus
29 Oct86.8DiedThomas Benjamin Cooray, O.M.I. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Colombo, Sri Lanka
48.4AppointedGilberto Délio Gonçalves Canavarro dos ReisAuxiliary Bishop of Porto, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Setúbal, Portugal
48.4AppointedGilberto Délio Gonçalves Canavarro dos ReisTitular Bishop of Elephantaria in MauretaniaBishop Emeritus of Setúbal, Portugal
25.3Ordained PriestLuis Ángel de las Heras Berzal, C.M.F.Priest of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MaryBishop of León, Spain
24.3Ordained DeaconAugusto Paolo LojudiceDeacon of Roma {Rome}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Siena-Colle di Val d’Elsa-Montalcino, Italy
51.3AppointedFaustino Sainz MuñozTitular Archbishop of NovalicianaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
51.3AppointedFaustino Sainz MuñozApostolic Pro-Nuncio to CubaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
30 Oct45.1InstalledJoão Nílton dos Santos SouzaBishop of Amargosa, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
23.9Ordained PriestCorrado SanguinetiPriest of Chiavari, ItalyBishop of Pavia, Italy
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