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The Year of Our Lord 1989

Bishop Events

January to February

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown53.2AppointedBruno BertagnaSecretary of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City StateVice President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts
80.0ResignedMarie-Bernard de Terris, O. Cist. †AbbotAbbot Emeritus
27.3Ordained DeaconAlberto Arturo Figueroa MoralesDeacon of Arecibo, Puerto RicoAuxiliary Bishop of San Juan de Puerto Rico
44.0Ordained PriestJoseph Gao Hongxiao, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Kaifeng [Kaifeng], China
70.5Ordained BishopThomas Gao YuchenBishop of Jingxian [Kinghsien], China
70.9SelectedPaul Guo WenzhiBishop of Qiqihar [Tsitsihar], ChinaBishop Emeritus
74.6SelectedFrancis Xavier Guo ZhengjiBishop of [Shanba (Patriotic), China]
25.6Perpetual VowsRoger Houngbédji, O.P.Member of Order of Friars PreachersArchbishop of Cotonou, Benin
62.4SelectedPaul Jiang TaoranBishop of Zhengding [Chengting], China
64.7Selected[Pius Jin Peixian]Bishop of Shenyang [Mukden, Fengtien], ChinaBishop Emeritus
20.3ProfessedJacek Kiciński, C.M.F.Member of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MaryAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
60.3SelectedJohn Liu Shingong (Shigong)Bishop of Jining [Tsining], China
23.0Ordained PriestJohannes Peng WeizhaoPriestBishop of Yujiang [Yükiang], China
47.3AppointedBeniamino StellaApostolic Pro-Nuncio to ChadCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy
62.3Perpetual VowsJuozas Žemaitis, M.I.C.Priest of Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin MaryBishop Emeritus of Vilkaviškis, Lithuania
1 Jan29.3Ordained PriestPaul Wang HuiyaoPriestBishop of Zhouzhi [Chowchich], China
2 Jan75.1RetiredHeinrich ForerAuxiliary Bishop of Bolzano-Bressanone {Bozen-Brixen}, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
4 Jan76.8DiedRichard Finn, S.M.A. †Bishop Emeritus of Ibadan, Nigeria
5 Jan69.5SucceededPeter Liu GuandongBishop of Yixian [Yihsien], ChinaBishop Emeritus
61.0Ordained BishopRaimundo Revoredo Ruiz, C.M.Prelate of Juli, PeruPrelate Emeritus
74.0DiedFrancis Zhou Shanfu (Zhou Fangji)Bishop of Yixian [Yihsien], China
6 Jan63.8Ordained BishopFrancisco José Arnáiz Zarandona, S.J. †Titular Bishop of LegesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
48.4Ordained BishopRaffaele CalabroBishop of Andria, ItalyBishop Emeritus
61.0Ordained BishopCipriano Calderón PoloTitular Bishop of ThagoraVice President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America
49.2Ordained BishopRamón Benito de La Rosa y CarpioTitular Bishop of CerbaliArchbishop Emeritus of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
59.0Ordained BishopAndrea Maria Erba, B. †Bishop of Velletri-Segni, ItalyBishop Emeritus
54.0Ordained BishopGiovanni LajoloTitular Archbishop of CaesarianaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Governatorate of Vatican City State
23.4ProfessedMagnus Henrique Lopes, O.F.M. Cap.Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Salgueiro, Pernambuco, Brazil
65.1Ordained BishopPasquale MacchiPrelate of Loreto, ItalyPrelate Emeritus
59.5Ordained BishopFrancesco MarchisanoTitular Bishop of PopuloniaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Labour Office of the Apostolic See
62.1Ordained BishopJohn MendesTitular Bishop of Elephantaria in ProconsulariAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
40.1Ordained BishopTarcisius NgalalekumtwaCoadjutor Bishop of Sumbawanga, TanzaniaBishop of Iringa, Tanzania
41.4Ordained BishopAlvaro Leonel Ramazzini ImeriBishop of San Marcos, GuatemalaCardinal, Bishop of Huehuetenango, Guatemala
53.6DiedArsène RichardBishop of Bathurst in Canada, New Brunswick
38.0Ordained BishopJustin Tetmu SambaBishop of Musoma, Tanzania
47.7Ordained BishopLeon Augustine TharmarajBishop of Kottar, India
7 Jan32.6Ordained PriestGuy Desrochers, C.Ss.R.Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Pembroke, Ontario, Canada
84.5DiedWilliam Joseph McDonaldAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of San Francisco, California, USA
8 Jan47.2Ordained BishopHans-Jochen JaschkeTitular Bishop of TisiliAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Hamburg, Germany
51.0Ordained BishopGuy Marie Alexandre ThomazeauTitular Bishop of ChunaviaArchbishop Emeritus of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières), France
13 Jan62.1InstalledMaurice Couture, R.S.V. †Bishop of Baie-Comeau, Québec, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Québec, Canada
28.6Ordained DeaconStanisław JamrozekDeacon of Przemyśl, PolandAuxiliary Bishop of Przemyśl, Poland
14 Jan75.0RetiredGaetano AlibrandiApostolic Nuncio to IrelandApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
29.5Ordained PriestDominicus (Michael) Meier, O.S.B.Priest of Order of Saint BenedictAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, Germany
57.9Ordained BishopFrancis Xavier MugadziBishop of Gweru, Zimbabwe
15 Jan51.1Ordained BishopSotìr FerraraBishop of Piana degli Albanesi (Italo-Albanese), ItalyBishop Emeritus
45.6Ordained BishopNicholas Mang ThangTitular Bishop of FlenucletaArchbishop Emeritus of Mandalay, Myanmar
16 Jan42.1AppointedJosé Andrés Corral ArredondoAuxiliary Bishop of Durango, MéxicoBishop of Parral, Chihuahua, México
42.1AppointedJosé Andrés Corral ArredondoTitular Bishop of CincariBishop of Parral, Chihuahua, México
17 Jan60.8ConfirmedGeorg EderArchbishop of Salzburg, AustriaArchbishop Emeritus
18 Jan54.9AppointedValter Carrijo, S.D.S.Coadjutor Bishop of Brejo, Maranhão, BrazilBishop Emeritus
19 Jan58.5AppointedBelarmino Correa Yepes, M.X.Y. †Vicar Apostolic of San José del Guaviare, ColombiaBishop Emeritus of San José del Guaviare, Colombia
58.5AppointedBelarmino Correa Yepes, M.X.Y. †Titular Bishop of Horrea CoeliaBishop Emeritus of San José del Guaviare, Colombia
34.7IncardinatedPius Thomas D’SouzaPriest of Bareilly, IndiaBishop of Ajmer, India
52.5AppointedAnthony FernandesBishop of Bareilly, IndiaBishop Emeritus
51.5AppointedGérard Mulumba KalembaBishop of Mweka, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
72.3DiedFélix Niza RibeiroBishop Emeritus of João Belo, Mozambique
22.7ProfessedVincent Mduduzi Zungu, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Port Elizabeth, South Africa
20 Jan55.5Ordained BishopHenrique Johannpötter, O.F.M. †Coadjutor Bishop of Bacabal, Maranhão, BrazilBishop Emeritus
27.3Ordained PriestJohn Kim Son-TaePriest of Jeonju {Chonju, Jeon Ju}, Korea (South)Bishop
21 Jan48.3AppointedKlaus KüngBishop of Feldkirch, AustriaBishop Emeritus of Sankt Pölten, Austria
80.5RetiredBruno WechnerBishop of Feldkirch, AustriaBishop Emeritus
22 Jan59.0InstalledAndrea Maria Erba, B. †Bishop of Velletri-Segni, ItalyBishop Emeritus
60.2DiedJoseph Phan Thế HinhBishop of Hưng Hóa, Viet Nam
26.6Solemn VowsPaskalis Bruno Syukur, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Bogor, Indonesia
24 Jan45.6Ordained BishopFrancesco MiccichéTitular Bishop of ChusiraBishop Emeritus of Trapani, Italy
25 Jan40.7Ordained BishopRómulo Emiliani Sánchez, C.M.F.Titular Bishop of Nigrae MaioresAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of San Pedro Sula, Honduras
55.3InstalledJosé Fernández ArteagaCoadjutor Archbishop of Chihuahua, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
43.6Ordained BishopPatrick Joseph McGrathTitular Bishop of AlleghenyBishop Emeritus of San Jose in California, USA
77.0DiedRaymond (Nianga-Nzita) NdudiBishop Emeritus of Boma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
43.3Ordained BishopJoseph Marie Nguyễn Quang TuyếnCoadjutor Bishop of Bắc Ninh, Viet NamBishop
28.8Solemn VowsJoseph Mopeli Sephamola, O.M.I.Member of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop of Qacha’s Nek, Lesotho
53.4Ordained BishopCarlos Arthur Sevilla, S.J.Titular Bishop of MinaBishop Emeritus of Yakima, Washington, USA
26 Jan77.4DiedMariano José Parra LeónBishop Emeritus of Cumaná, Venezuela
28 Jan53.9Ordained BishopAntonio CilibertiBishop of Locri-Gerace (-Santa Maria di Polsi), ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Catanzaro-Squillace, Italy
41.5SucceededRomulo Tolentino de la CruzBishop of Isabela, PhilippinesArchbishop of Zamboanga, Philippines
52.2AppointedGermán Trajano Pavón PuenteBishop of Tulcán, EcuadorBishop Emeritus of Ambato, Ecuador
67.1ResignedJosé María Querejeta Mendizábal, C.M.F. †Prelate of Isabela, PhilippinesPrelate Emeritus
29 Jan56.6InstalledCosmo Francesco RuppiArchbishop of Lecce, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
30 Jan61.4AppointedMichel Louis ColoniBishop of Dijon, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Dijon, France
48.6IncardinatedHéctor Epalza Quintero, P.S.S.Priest of Society of Priests of Saint SulpiceBishop Emeritus of Buenaventura, Colombia
31 Jan51.8AppointedPaciano Basilio AnicetoArchbishop of San Fernando, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
75.3RetiredAnastasio Alberto Ballestrero, O.C.D. †Archbishop of Torino {Turin}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
75.1RetiredTeresio FerraroniBishop of Como, ItalyBishop Emeritus
75.4RetiredAntonio Yapsutco FortichBishop of Bacolod, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
57.5AppointedAlessandro MaggioliniBishop of Como, ItalyBishop Emeritus
63.7Ordained BishopIgnatius Paul PintoBishop of Shimoga, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Bangalore, India
64.1AppointedGiovanni SaldariniArchbishop of Torino {Turin}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
Feb39.0ResignedFélicien MuvaraAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Butare, RwandaFormer Auxiliary Bishop-Elect
39.0ResignedFélicien MuvaraTitular Bishop of ThunudrumaFormer Auxiliary Bishop-Elect of Butare, Rwanda
1 Feb29.1Ordained PriestNicolaus Adi Seputra, M.S.C.Priest of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusArchbishop Emeritus of Merauke, Indonesia
2 Feb25.3ProfessedOmar Alberto Sánchez Cubillos, O.P.Member of Order of Friars PreachersBishop of Tibú, Colombia
26.3Solemn VowsRochus Josef Tatamai, M.S.C.Member of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusArchbishop of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
3 Feb28.1ProfessedCarlos Alberto Salcedo Ojeda, O.M.I.Member of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateAuxiliary Bishop of Huancayo, Peru
57.4AppointedRafael Sanus AbadAuxiliary Bishop of Valencia, SpainAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
57.4AppointedRafael Sanus AbadTitular Bishop of GermanicianaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Valencia, Spain
4 Feb68.7AppointedEmanuele GeradaApostolic Nuncio to IrelandApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
24.0Ordained PriestGuido MariniPriest of Genova-Bobbio, ItalyMaster of Pontifical Liturgical Celebrations of the Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff
5 Feb49.3Ordained BishopBaldomero Carlos MartiniBishop of San Francisco, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of San Justo, Argentina
42.6Ordained BishopSimon NtamwanaBishop of Bujumbura, BurundiArchbishop of Gitega, Burundi
57.2Ordained BishopAndraos SalamaTitular Bishop of BarcaBishop of Guizeh (Coptic), Egypt
6 Feb65.0AppointedIgnatius D’CunhaBishop of Aurangabad, IndiaBishop Emeritus
64.1InstalledCesar Castro Raval, S.V.D. †Bishop of Bangued, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
7 Feb53.3ResignedJohn Etheridge, C.P. †Bishop of Vanimo, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
8 Feb52.8AppointedFelice CeceArchbishop of Sorrento-Castellammare di Stabia, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
11 Feb53.8Ordained BishopIstván Ács, O.S.P.P.E. †Titular Bishop of MenefessiAuxiliary Bishop of Eger, Hungary
82.1RetiredJan CzerniakAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
63.8Ordained BishopVilmos Dékány, Sch. P. †Titular Bishop of Aquae Novae in ProconsulariAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
64.0ResignedMatthew Kia Yen-wenArchbishop of Taipei, TaiwanArchbishop Emeritus
64.0ResignedMatthew Kia Yen-wenApostolic Administrator of Kinmen or Quemoy Islands and Matzu, TaiwanArchbishop Emeritus of Taipei, Taiwan
62.1InstalledPaolo MagnaniBishop of Treviso, ItalyBishop Emeritus
48.0Ordained BishopMihály MayerTitular Bishop of Giru MarcelliBishop Emeritus of Pécs, Hungary
62.0Ordained BishopJusztin Nándor Takács, O.C.D. †Titular Bishop of CarcabiaBishop Emeritus of Székesfehérvár (Albareale), Hungary
60.7AppointedJoseph Ti-kangApostolic Administrator of Kinmen or Quemoy Islands and Matzu, TaiwanArchbishop Emeritus of Taipei, Taiwan
60.7SucceededJoseph Ti-kangArchbishop of Taipei, TaiwanArchbishop Emeritus
43.0Ordained BishopImre Asztrik Várszegi, O.S.B.Titular Bishop of CulusiAbbot Emeritus of Pannonhalma, Hungary
12 Feb48.7Ordained BishopGilberto Délio Gonçalves Canavarro dos ReisTitular Bishop of Elephantaria in MauretaniaBishop Emeritus of Setúbal, Portugal
55.1InstalledJoachim MeisnerArchbishop of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
13 Feb87.4DiedClaude Marie Joseph DupuyArchbishop Emeritus of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur), France
33.0Ordained PriestAugustinus Kim Jong SooPriest of Daejeon {Taejon}, Korea (South)Auxiliary Bishop
58.7Ordained BishopWilliam Joseph WinterTitular Bishop of UthinaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
14 Feb73.2DiedStephen Li XinzhengBishop of Tianshui [Tsinchow], China
62.1InstalledFrancis Bible SchulteArchbishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USAArchbishop Emeritus
15 Feb69.4DiedMijo Škvorc, S.J. †Auxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
16 Feb44.9AppointedFlavio Calle ZapataPrelate of Alto Sinú, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus of Ibagué, Colombia
51.5AppointedEdward Marian FrankowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Przemyśl, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Sandomierz, Poland
51.5AppointedEdward Marian FrankowskiTitular Bishop of TigamibenaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Sandomierz, Poland
64.1AppointedGuillermo Alvaro Ortiz CarrilloCoadjutor Bishop of Garagoa, ColombiaBishop
75.9RetiredAlfonso Sánchez Peña, C.M.F. †Prelate of Alto Sinú, ColombiaPrelate Emeritus
18 Feb48.9AppointedVartán Waldir Boghossian, S.D.B.Bishop of San Gregorio de Narek en Buenos Aires (Armenian), ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
94.0DiedGiovanni Gaddo, I.C. †Superior General Emeritus of Institute of Charity
26.0Ordained PriestOvidio Giraldo VelásquezPriest of La Dorada-Guaduas, ColombiaBishop of Barrancabermeja, Colombia
27.7Ordained PriestJoseph Ndembu MbatiaPriest of Nyeri, KenyaBishop of Nyahururu, Kenya
50.4AppointedGeorge ValiamattamBishop of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabar), IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabar), India
77.5RetiredSebastian ValloppillyBishop of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabar), IndiaBishop Emeritus
20 Feb20.5First VowsJosé Luis Corral Peláez, S.V.D.Member of Society of the Divine WordBishop of Añatuya, Argentina
21 Feb60.4InstalledJoseph John Gerry, O.S.B.Bishop of Portland, Maine, USABishop Emeritus
22 Feb42.2Ordained BishopJosé Andrés Corral ArredondoTitular Bishop of CincariBishop of Parral, Chihuahua, México
23 Feb30.0Ordained PriestLucius Hre KungPriest of Hakha, MyanmarBishop
41.1Ordained BishopMichael MaraiBishop of Goroka, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
86.0DiedJosé Romão Martenetz, O.S.B.M. †Bishop Emeritus of São João Batista em Curitiba (Ukrainian), Brazil
24 Feb67.0SucceededAndré Nguyễn Văn NamBishop of Mỹ Tho, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
80.3DiedJoseph Trần Văn ThiệnBishop of Mỹ Tho, Viet Nam
25 Feb51.6Ordained BishopPiero BiggioTitular Archbishop of OtriculumApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Denmark
73.5DiedMichael DoumithBishop of Sarba (Maronite), Lebanon
52.3Ordained BishopGermán Trajano Pavón PuenteBishop of Tulcán, EcuadorBishop Emeritus of Ambato, Ecuador
26 Feb60.9Ordained BishopGeorg EderArchbishop of Salzburg, AustriaArchbishop Emeritus
27 Feb56.1AppointedJosé Belvino do NascimentoBishop of Divinópolis, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
70.5ResignedJosé Costa CamposBishop of Divinópolis, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
77.4DiedAmbrogio MarchioniApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Switzerland
28 Feb86.3DiedAntônio Ferreira de Macedo, C.SS.R. †Coadjutor Archbishop Emeritus of Aparecida, Sao Paulo, Brazil
48.7Ordained BishopGilles LussierTitular Bishop of AugurusBishop Emeritus of Joliette, Québec, Canada
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