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The Year of Our Lord 1991

Bishop Events

November to December


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Nov27.2Ordained PriestJoseph ArshadPriest of Lahore, PakistanBishop of Faisalabad, Pakistan
2 Nov42.7AppointedLeopoldo José Brenes SolórzanoBishop of Matagalpa, NicaraguaCardinal, Archbishop of Managua, Nicaragua
5 Nov78.5DiedJan LebedaAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
46.0AppointedVincent Gerard NicholsAuxiliary Bishop of Westminster, England, Great BritainCardinal, Archbishop
46.0AppointedVincent Gerard NicholsTitular Bishop of OthonaCardinal, Archbishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
56.8AppointedLawrence Harold WelshAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus of Spokane, Washington, USA
56.8AppointedLawrence Harold WelshTitular Bishop of AulonBishop Emeritus of Spokane, Washington, USA
7 Nov71.0AppointedHéctor Rueda HernándezArchbishop of Medellín, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
49.6AppointedBraulio Sáez Garcia, O.C.D.Bishop of Oruro, BoliviaAuxiliary Bishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
8 Nov51.0AppointedCatalino Claudio Giménez MedinaAuxiliary Bishop of Asunción, ParaguayBishop of Caacupé, Paraguay
51.0AppointedCatalino Claudio Giménez MedinaTitular Bishop of HoraeaBishop of Caacupé, Paraguay
9 Nov77.9RetiredJuan José IriarteArchbishop of Resistencia, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
60.5AppointedJesús Arturo RoldánBishop of San Rafael, Argentina
11 Nov82.1DiedVictorio Manuel Bonamín, S.D.B. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Argentina, Military
13 Nov87.5DiedPaul-Émile Léger, P.S.S. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Montréal, Québec, Canada
54.5AppointedLuiz Soares VieiraArchbishop of Manaus, Amazonas, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
15 Nov79.2DiedGiovanni ProniBishop Emeritus of Forli-Bertinoro, Italy
16 Nov46.7AppointedCarlos Jesús Patricio Baladrón ValdésAuxiliary Bishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, CubaBishop Emeritus of Guantánamo-Baracoa, Cuba
46.7AppointedCarlos Jesús Patricio Baladrón ValdésTitular Bishop of CibalianaBishop Emeritus of Guantánamo-Baracoa, Cuba
74.4RetiredPierre-Auguste-Marie BoussardBishop of Vannes, FranceBishop Emeritus
62.5AppointedMiguel Delgado Avila, S.D.B. †Bishop of Barcelona, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
27.7Ordained PriestMichael Gobal GokumPriest of Jos, NigeriaBishop of Pankshin, Nigeria
62.4SucceededFrançois-Mathurin GourvèsBishop of Vannes, FranceBishop Emeritus
75.9RetiredConstantino Maradei DonatoBishop of Barcelona, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
25.8Ordained PriestOmar de Jesús Mejía GiraldoPriest of Sonsón-Rionegro, ColombiaBishop of Florencia, Colombia
51.7AppointedMario Eusebio Mestril VegaAuxiliary Bishop of Camagüey, CubaBishop of Ciego de Avila, Cuba
51.7AppointedMario Eusebio Mestril VegaTitular Bishop of CediaeBishop of Ciego de Avila, Cuba
55.3AppointedAlfredo Petit VergelAuxiliary Bishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
55.3AppointedAlfredo Petit VergelTitular Bishop of BuslacenaAuxiliary Bishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
17 Nov28.0Ordained PriestBenedito AraújoPriest of São Luís do Maranhão, Maranho, BrazilBishop of Guajará-Mirim, Rondonia, Brazil
80.5DiedThomas Austin MurphyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
18 Nov26.7Ordained PriestJosé Francisco Falcão de BarrosPriest of Palmeira dos Índios, Alagoas, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop of Brazil, Military
19 Nov51.1AppointedJosé María ArancedoBishop of Mar del Plata, ArgentinaArchbishop of Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz, Argentina
63.5AppointedFrançois GourguillonAuxiliary Bishop of Reims, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
63.5AppointedFrançois GourguillonTitular Bishop of SuasAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Reims, France
20 Nov77.5RetiredCamillo Faresin, S.D.B. †Bishop of Guiratinga, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop Emeritus
53.7AppointedJosé Foralosso, S.D.B. †Bishop of Guiratinga, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Marabá, Para, Brazil
21 Nov58.8AppointedRoberto AmadeiBishop of Bergamo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
75.4RetiredGiulio OggioniBishop of Bergamo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
22 Nov60.9DiedConcordio Maria SarteBishop of Legazpi, Philippines
23 Nov47.4SucceededPaul K. BakyengaBishop of Mbarara, UgandaArchbishop of Mbarara, Uganda
62.2ResignedJohn Baptist KakubiBishop of Mbarara, UgandaBishop Emeritus of Mbarara, Uganda
24 Nov54.4InstalledJohn Thomas SteinbockBishop of Fresno, California, USA
25 Nov75.9RetiredCarlo MinchiattiArchbishop of Benevento, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
61.5AppointedSerafino SprovieriArchbishop of Benevento, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
26 Nov51.6AppointedJosé Luis Astigarraga Lizarralde, C.P.Vicar Apostolic of Yurimaguas, Peru
51.6AppointedJosé Luis Astigarraga Lizarralde, C.P.Titular Bishop of BulelianaVicar Apostolic of Yurimaguas, Peru
51.8AppointedVincent Cadieux, O.M.I.Bishop of Moosonee, Ontario, Canada
75.1RetiredJames Corboy, S.J. †Bishop of Monze, ZambiaBishop Emeritus
45.1AppointedPaul Lungu, S.J. †Bishop of Monze, Zambia
75.4RetiredJoseph Ngogi NkongoloBishop of Mbujimayi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
76.7DiedAlberto Gaudêncio RamosArchbishop Emeritus of Belém do Pará, Brazil
58.6AppointedTharcisse Tshibangu TshishikuBishop of Mbujimayi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
42.5AppointedTarcisius Gervazio ZiyayeAuxiliary Bishop of Dedza, MalawiArchbishop of Lilongwe, Malawi
42.5AppointedTarcisius Gervazio ZiyayeTitular Bishop of MaconArchbishop of Lilongwe, Malawi
28 Nov84.8DiedJoseph Mark McSheaBishop Emeritus of Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
53.4AppointedPietro SambiApostolic Pro-Nuncio to IndonesiaApostolic Nuncio to United States of America
61.8DiedEmilio Vallebuona Merea, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Huancayo, Peru
30 Nov75.6RetiredJean Albert Marie Auguste BernardBishop of Nancy (-Toul), FranceBishop Emeritus
58.4AppointedJohn BulaitisApostolic Pro-Nuncio to KoreaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Albania
86.1DiedIsidor Markus EmanuelBishop Emeritus of Speyer, Germany
73.1RetiredJohn Joseph FitzpatrickBishop of Brownsville, Texas, USABishop Emeritus
69.5AppointedJuan Bautista Herrada Armijo, O. de M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Antofagasta, ChilePrelate Emeritus of Calama, Chile
69.5AppointedJuan Bautista Herrada Armijo, O. de M. †Titular Bishop of EquizetumPrelate Emeritus of Calama, Chile
69.5ResignedJuan Bautista Herrada Armijo, O. de M. †Prelate of Calama, ChilePrelate Emeritus
47.2SucceededJean-Paul Maurice JaegerBishop of Nancy (-Toul), FranceBishop of Arras (-Boulogne-Saint-Omer), France
27.7Ordained PriestSebastião Lima DuartePriest of Zé-Doca, Maranho, BrazilBishop of Viana, Maranho, Brazil
59.6AppointedJusto Mullor GarcíaApostolic Nuncio to EstoniaPresident Emeritus of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, Roman Curia
59.6AppointedJusto Mullor GarcíaApostolic Nuncio to LatviaPresident Emeritus of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, Roman Curia
59.6AppointedJusto Mullor GarcíaApostolic Nuncio to LithuaniaPresident Emeritus of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, Roman Curia
65.7SucceededEnrique San Pedro, S.J. †Bishop of Brownsville, Texas, USA
Dec70.8ResignedAntonio María Javierre Ortas, S.D.B. †Archivist of the Vatican Secret ArchivesCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
70.8ResignedAntonio María Javierre Ortas, S.D.B. †Librarian of the Vatican LibraryCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
3 Dec55.4AppointedJohn Alexius BathersbyArchbishop of Brisbane, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus
25.6ProfessedJoselito Carreño Quiñonez, M.X.Y.Member of Misioneros Javerianos de YarumalVicar Apostolic of Inírida, Colombia
53.7Ordained BishopPierre Nguyên Văn NhonCoadjutor Bishop of Ðà Lat, Viet NamArchbishop of Hà Nôi, Viet Nam
75.2RetiredFrancis Roberts RushArchbishop of Brisbane, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus
4 Dec55.5AppointedLuiz Gonzaga BergonziniBishop of Guarulhos, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
48.3AppointedJuan Godayol Colom, S.D.B.Prelate of Ayaviri, PeruPrelate Emeritus
53.2AppointedJuan Antonio Ugarte PérezAuxiliary Bishop of Yauyos, PeruArchbishop of Cuzco, Peru
5 Dec77.4DiedElias Shaheen (Chahine)Archbishop Emeritus of Saint-Maron de Montréal (Maronite), Canada
6 Dec34.1Ordained PriestSebastian Francis Shaw, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorArchbishop of Lahore, Pakistan
7 Dec62.8AppointedGiacomo BabiniBishop of Pitigliano-Sovana-Orbetello, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Grosseto, Italy
26.5Ordained PriestÁngel Francisco Caraballo FermínPriest of Ciudad Guayana, VenezuelaAuxiliary Bishop of Maracaibo, Venezuela
75.9RetiredPietro FiordelliBishop of Prato, ItalyBishop Emeritus
79.3DiedAldo ForzoniBishop Emeritus of Massa Carrara-Pontremoli, Italy
59.0AppointedJesus Castro GalangBishop of Urdaneta, Philippines
51.7AppointedDante LafranconiBishop of Savona-Noli, ItalyBishop of Cremona, Italy
28.9Ordained PriestAntoine Sabi BioPriest of Natitingou, BeninBishop
54.7AppointedGastone SimoniBishop of Prato, ItalyBishop Emeritus
8 Dec36.8Ordained PriestBertram Víctor Wick EnzlerPriest of Guayaquil, EcuadorAuxiliary Bishop
10 Dec64.1AppointedDaniel Anthony CroninArchbishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USAArchbishop Emeritus
65.3AppointedJohn Joseph GlynnAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, MilitaryAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
65.3AppointedJohn Joseph GlynnTitular Bishop of MonteverdeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of United States of America, Military
11 Dec48.6AppointedJoseph Vernon FougèreBishop of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CanadaBishop Emeritus
79.5DiedFilippo PocciAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Roma {Rome}, Italy
13 Dec86.7DiedIlario RoattaBishop Emeritus of Sant’Agata de’ Goti, Italy
27.8Ordained PriestGustavo Óscar ZanchettaPriest of Quilmes, ArgentinaBishop of Orán, Argentina
14 Dec24.6Ordained PriestLuiz Henrique da Silva BritoPriest of Campos, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
24.9Ordained DeaconAndré GueyeDeacon of Thiès, SenegalBishop
43.5AppointedPetar ŠolicAuxiliary Bishop of Split-Makarska, Croatia
43.5AppointedPetar ŠolicTitular Bishop of MaurianaAuxiliary Bishop of Split-Makarska, Croatia
62.0AppointedPaul Fouad Naïm TabetOfficial of the Secretariat of StateApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Greece
59.5AppointedIñaki Mallona Txertudi, C.P.Bishop of Arecibo, Puerto RicoBishop Emeritus
15 Dec51.1InstalledJosé María ArancedoBishop of Mar del Plata, ArgentinaArchbishop of Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz, Argentina
65.1DiedAntuvan MarovitchVicar Apostolic of Istanbul, Turkey
16 Dec73.5AppointedErnesto Maria FioreTitular Archbishop of NoviDean Emeritus of the Roman Rota
54.3AppointedMichael Louis Fitzgerald, M. Afr.Titular Bishop of NepteApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Egypt, Arab Republic of
86.2DiedArgimiro Alvaro García Rodríguez, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Tucupita, Venezuela
52.2AppointedZenon GrocholewskiSecretary of the Apostolic SignaturaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education (for Institutes of Study)
47.7AppointedRino PassigatoTitular Archbishop of Nova CaesarisApostolic Nuncio to Portugal
47.7AppointedRino PassigatoApostolic Pro-Nuncio to BurundiApostolic Nuncio to Portugal
17 Dec28.1Ordained PriestAnton BalPriest of Kundiawa, Papua New GuineaBishop
83.2DiedSimon N’Zita Wa Ne MalandaBishop Emeritus of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
18 Dec53.8AppointedJosé Doth de OliveiraCoadjutor Bishop of Iguatú, Ceara, BrazilBishop Emeritus
64.6ResignedAlfredo Mario Espósito Castro, C.M.F. †Bishop of Zárate-Campana, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
64.6AppointedHubert LutheBishop of Essen, GermanyBishop Emeritus
58.7AppointedRafael Eleuterio ReyBishop of Zárate-Campana, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
19 Dec60.6InstalledJesús Arturo RoldánBishop of San Rafael, Argentina
21 Dec51.2AppointedCesare Bonivento, P.I.M.E.Bishop of Vanimo, Papua New Guinea
87.7DiedLuís Gonzaga da Cunha Marelim, C.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Caxias do Maranhão, Maranho, Brazil
25.2Ordained PriestMário Antônio da SilvaPriest of Jacarezinho, Parana, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
83.8DiedFrancis Han Ting-piBishop of Hongdong [Hungtung], China
49.2AppointedMarampudi JojiBishop of Khammam, IndiaArchbishop of Hyderabad, India
69.5DiedPierre Jean Marie KervennicBishop of Saint-Brieuc (-Tréguier), France
65.0AppointedHenri Salina, C.R.A. †Titular Bishop of Mons in MauretaniaAbbot Emeritus of Saint-Maurice, Switzerland
70.0AppointedYohannes WoldegiorgisTitular Bishop of FormaVicar Apostolic of Meki, Ethiopia
70.0AppointedYohannes WoldegiorgisVicar Apostolic of Meki, Ethiopia
22 Dec51.1Ordained BishopCatalino Claudio Giménez MedinaTitular Bishop of HoraeaBishop of Caacupé, Paraguay
24 Dec54.9AppointedAudrys Juozas BačkisArchbishop of Vilnius, LithuaniaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
55.8AppointedJuozapas Matulaitis-LabukasBishop of Kaišiadorys, LithuaniaBishop Emeritus
65.1AppointedJuozas PreikšasBishop of Panevėžys, LithuaniaBishop Emeritus
65.3AppointedJuozas Žemaitis, M.I.C.Bishop of Vilkaviškis, LithuaniaBishop Emeritus
27 Dec59.8SucceededArthur LuystermanBishop of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, BelgiumBishop Emeritus
72.3RetiredJoseph Francis MaguireBishop of Springfield, Massachusetts, USABishop Emeritus
75.2RetiredLéonce Albert Van PeteghemBishop of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, BelgiumBishop Emeritus
28 Dec28.1Ordained PriestModeste KambouPriest of Diébougou, Burkina FasoBishop of Gaoua, Burkina Faso
29.0Ordained PriestAntoine KonéPriest of Katiola, Côte d’IvoireBishop of Odienné, Côte d’Ivoire
29 Dec27.0Ordained PriestJosé Manuel ImbambaPriest of Lwena, AngolaArchbishop of Saurimo, Angola
31.5Ordained PriestMathieu Madega LebouankehanPriestBishop of Mouila, Gabon
30 Dec92.8DiedDomenico Luca Capozi, O.F.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Taiyuan [Taiyüan], China
64.0AppointedPietro GarlatoBishop of Tivoli, ItalyBishop Emeritus
31 Dec73.1DiedEdilberto Dinkelborg, O.F.M. †Bishop of Oeiras-Floriano, Piaui, Brazil
79.6DiedMIchael Joseph Moloney, C.S.Sp. †Bishop Emeritus of Banjul, Gambia

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