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The Year of Our Lord 1992

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown65.0AppointedPaul AntakiPatriarchal Exarch of Egypt and Sudan (Melkite Greek)Protosyncellus Emeritus of Egypt and Sudan (Melkite Greek)
DiedGiuseppe Boeris, C.R.S. †Superior General Emeritus of Clerks Regular of Somasca
34.2IncardinatedFrancisco Cerro ChavesPriest of Valladolid, SpainBishop of Coria-Cáceres, Spain
20.6ProfessedPatrick Chilekwa Chisanga, O.F.M. Conv.Member of Order of Friars Minor ConventualBishop of Mansa, Zambia
70.4ResignedMaurizio Benvenuto Maria Contorni, O.S.B. †Abbot of Monte Oliveto Maggiore, ItalyAbbot Emeritus
62.6ResignedViktor Josef Dammertz, O.S.B.Abbot Primate of Order of Saint BenedictBishop Emeritus of Augsburg, Germany
55.1AppointedNikólaos FoskolosApostolic Administrator of Rhodos {Rhodes}, GreeceArchbishop Emeritus of Athēnai {Athens}, Greece
71.5ResignedPaolo Giannini, O.S.B.I. †Abbot of Santa Maria di Grottaferrata (Italo-Albanese), ItalyAbbot Emeritus
47.8ConvertedAlan Stephen HopesBishop of East Anglia, England, Great Britain
58.0AppointedGrégoire III (Loutfi) Laham, B.S.Patriarchal Exarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek), PalestinePatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), Syria
64.5DiedAlberto Lee López, O.F.M. †Prefect of Guapi, Colombia
53.6AppointedIván Antonio Marín LópezSecretary of the Pontifical Council “Cor Unum”Archbishop of Popayán, Colombia
32.0IncardinatedJoaquim Giovanni Mol GuimarãesPriest of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop
35.1Solemn ProfessedDonato Ogliari, O.S.B.Priest of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot of Montecassino, Italy
87.2DiedAntoni Sagrera Gayá, C.R. †Superior General Emeritus of Congregation of Clerics Regular
32.1IncardinatedAlexis Touably YouloPriest of San Pedro-en-Côte d’IvoireBishop of Agboville, Côte d’Ivoire
4 Jan65.7AppointedRafael Garcia GonzálezBishop of León, Guanajuato, México
48.3Ordained BishopJuan Godayol Colom, S.D.B.Prelate of Ayaviri, PeruPrelate Emeritus
75.6RetiredAnselmo Zarza BernalBishop of León, Guanajuato, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
50.0AppointedAlejo Zavala CastroBishop of Tlapa, Guerrero, MéxicoBishop of Chilpancingo-Chilapa, Guerrero, México
5 Jan46.8Ordained BishopCarlos Jesús Patricio Baladrón ValdésTitular Bishop of CibalianaBishop Emeritus of Guantánamo-Baracoa, Cuba
6 Jan51.4Ordained BishopBenjamin D. de Jesus, O.M.I. †Titular Bishop of BladiaVicar Apostolic of Jolo, Philippines
73.5Ordained BishopErnesto Maria FioreTitular Archbishop of NoviDean Emeritus of the Roman Rota
54.4Ordained BishopMichael Louis Fitzgerald, M. Afr.Titular Bishop of NepteApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Egypt, Arab Republic of
65.4Ordained BishopJohn Joseph GlynnTitular Bishop of MonteverdeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of United States of America, Military
42.6Ordained BishopJuan Matogo Oyana, C.M.F.Bishop of Ebebiyin, Equatorial GuineaBishop of Bata, Equatorial Guinea
53.9Ordained BishopPhilippe Nkiere Keana, C.I.C.M.Coadjutor Bishop of Bondo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop of Inongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
47.8Ordained BishopRino PassigatoTitular Archbishop of Nova CaesarisApostolic Nuncio to Portugal
65.1Ordained BishopHenri Salina, C.R.A. †Titular Bishop of Mons in MauretaniaAbbot Emeritus of Saint-Maurice, Switzerland
54.7Ordained BishopGastone SimoniBishop of Prato, ItalyBishop Emeritus
43.6Ordained BishopPetar ŠolicTitular Bishop of MaurianaAuxiliary Bishop of Split-Makarska, Croatia
59.5Ordained BishopIñaki Mallona Txertudi, C.P.Bishop of Arecibo, Puerto RicoBishop Emeritus
7 Jan54.0AppointedMarko CulejAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, CroatiaBishop of Varaždin, Croatia
54.0AppointedMarko CulejTitular Bishop of LimataBishop of Varaždin, Croatia
8 Jan52.2AppointedJoão Bosco Oliver de FariaBishop of Patos de Minas, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
70.7DiedMiguel Roca CabanellasArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
75.4RetiredJorge Scarso, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Patos de Minas, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
9 Jan76.1DiedConstantino Maradei DonatoBishop Emeritus of Barcelona, Venezuela
48.0AppointedChristian WernerCoadjutor Bishop of Austria, MilitaryBishop
48.0AppointedChristian WernerTitular Bishop of AecaBishop of Austria, Military
10 Jan70.4DiedEdward Thomas O’MearaArchbishop of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
11 Jan34.4AppointedMilan Chautur, C.SS.R.Auxiliary Bishop of Prešov (Prjašev) (Slovakian), SlovakiaBishop of Košice (Slovakian), Slovakia
34.4AppointedMilan Chautur, C.SS.R.Titular Bishop of CresimaBishop of Košice (Slovakian), Slovakia
30.9Ordained PriestPeter Loy ChongPriest of Suva, Fiji, Pacific (Oceania)Archbishop
63.1AppointedMichael Ambrose Griffiths, O.S.B. †Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
64.6ResignedHugh LindsayBishop of Hexham and Newcastle, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
75.1RetiredMichel Louis Marie Joseph MondésertAuxiliary Bishop of Grenoble, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
12 Jan55.5Ordained BishopAlfredo Petit VergelTitular Bishop of BuslacenaAuxiliary Bishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
15 Jan51.3AppointedLorenzo BaldisseriTitular Archbishop of DiocletianaCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
51.3AppointedLorenzo BaldisseriApostolic Nuncio to HaitiCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
44.9AppointedJuan Vargas AruquipaAuxiliary Bishop of Coroico, BoliviaBishop
44.9AppointedJuan Vargas AruquipaTitular Bishop of BitaBishop of Coroico, Bolivia
16 Jan36.8Ordained PriestJoseph Tran Văn ToanPriest of Long Xuyên, Viet NamAuxiliary Bishop
17 Jan49.0AppointedCiriaco Benavente MateosBishop of Coria-Cáceres, SpainBishop of Albacete, Spain
18 Jan46.0AppointedAntoine Audo, S.J.Bishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Chaldean), Syria
62.6AppointedOsório Bebber, O.F.M. Cap.Prelate of Coxim, Mato Grosso do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Joaçaba, Santa Catarina, Brazil
67.1ResignedCesar C. Raval, S.V.D.Bishop of Bangued, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
21 Jan75.6RetiredJean Jérôme Hamer, O.P. †Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic LifeCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
64.8AppointedEduardo Martínez SomaloPrefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic LifeCardinal, Chamberlain Emeritus of the Apostolic Chamber
23 Jan51.7AppointedAntoine NtalouArchbishop of Garoua, Cameroon
49.4AppointedJean-Berchmans NterereCoadjutor Bishop of Muyinga, BurundiBishop
58.7AppointedJoseph James Potocnak, S.C.I.Bishop of De Aar, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
65.8AppointedAndrew Tsien Chih-ch’unBishop of Hwalien, TaiwanBishop Emeritus
59.2AppointedRaphaël Marie ZeBishop of Sangmélima, CameroonBishop Emeritus
24 Jan70.9AppointedAntonio María Javierre Ortas, S.D.B. †Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the SacramentsCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
46.2Ordained BishopVincent Gerard NicholsTitular Bishop of OthonaCardinal, Archbishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
68.2AppointedWolodymyr Walter PaskaAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
68.2AppointedWolodymyr Walter PaskaTitular Bishop of TigillavaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USA
25 Jan30.5Professed (Perpetual Vows)Peter Chung Soon-taek, O.C.D.Member of Order of Discalced CarmelitesAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul, Korea (South)
51.9Ordained BishopDante LafranconiBishop of Savona-Noli, ItalyBishop of Cremona, Italy
30.5Ordained PriestJacques Danka LongaPriest of Sokodé, TogoBishop of Kara, Togo
59.6InstalledIñaki Mallona Txertudi, C.P.Bishop of Arecibo, Puerto RicoBishop Emeritus
26 Jan63.7Ordained BishopFrançois GourguillonTitular Bishop of SuasAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Reims, France
28 Jan46.6AppointedGerald Richard BarnesAuxiliary Bishop of San Bernardino, California, USABishop
46.6AppointedGerald Richard BarnesTitular Bishop of Mons FaliscusBishop of San Bernardino, California, USA
64.2InstalledDaniel Anthony CroninArchbishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USAArchbishop Emeritus
70.9DiedDominic Ðinh Huy QuangAuxiliary Bishop of Bac Ninh, Viet Nam
75.8RetiredAlbert Henry OttenwellerBishop of Steubenville, Ohio, USABishop Emeritus
61.4AppointedSylvester Donovan RyanBishop of Monterey in California, USABishop Emeritus
65.4AppointedGilbert Ignatius SheldonBishop of Steubenville, Ohio, USABishop Emeritus
29 Jan69.7DiedGerald Thomas Mahon, M.H.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
30 Jan55.5InstalledJohn Alexius BathersbyArchbishop of Brisbane, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus
29.4Ordained PriestTimothy Yu Gyoung-chonPriest of Seoul, Korea (South)Auxiliary Bishop
31 Jan59.4AppointedRinaldo Fidel BrédiceBishop of Santa Rosa, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
80.4DiedIoan ChertesTitular Archbishop of Cantanus
88.4DiedRudolf GraberBishop Emeritus of Regensburg, Germany
1 Feb78.0DiedMaurice John DingmanBishop Emeritus of Des Moines, Iowa, USA
62.6AppointedCzeslaw DominBishop of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, Poland
42.3AppointedStanisław GądeckiAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno, PolandArchbishop of Poznań, Poland
42.3AppointedStanisław GądeckiTitular Bishop of RubiconArchbishop of Poznań, Poland
77.5RetiredIgnacy Ludwik JeżBishop of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, PolandBishop Emeritus
69.8DiedJames Joseph KombaArchbishop of Songea, Tanzania
77.1RetiredWladyslaw MiziolekAuxiliary Bishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
77.0RetiredFranciszek MusielAuxiliary Bishop of Częstochowa, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
76.9RetiredWaclaw SkomoruchaAuxiliary Bishop of Siedlce, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
76.7RetiredStanislaw SmolenskiAuxiliary Bishop of Kraków {Cracow}, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
2 Feb24.4ProfessedWaldo Rubén Barrionuevo Ramírez, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerAuxiliary Bishop of Reyes, Bolivia
39.3Ordained BishopEdmond DjitangarBishop of Sarh, Chad
43.1Ordained BishopJohannes Liku Ada’Titular Bishop of AmantiaArchbishop of Makassar, Indonesia
64.7InstalledHubert LutheBishop of Essen, GermanyBishop Emeritus
48.1Ordained BishopChristian WernerTitular Bishop of AecaBishop of Austria, Military
5 Feb72.3DiedJoseph KhouryArchbishop of Tyr (Maronite), Lebanon
6 Feb84.3DiedSergio Méndez ArceoBishop Emeritus of Cuernavaca, Morelos, México
7 Feb55.7Ordained BishopLuiz Gonzaga BergonziniBishop of Guarulhos, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
9 Feb51.9Ordained BishopMario Eusebio Mestril VegaTitular Bishop of CediaeBishop of Ciego de Ávila, Cuba
11 Feb74.6RetiredManuel Augusto CárdenasAuxiliary Bishop of Argentina, Faithful of the Eastern RitesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
65.7AppointedJorge Maria Hourton PoissonAuxiliary Bishop of Temuco, ChileAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
63.9AppointedFerenc Keszthelyi, O. Cist. †Bishop of Vác, HungaryBishop Emeritus
75.9RetiredIzidor István MarosiBishop of Vác, HungaryBishop Emeritus
49.4AppointedRubén Salazar GómezBishop of Cúcuta, ColombiaCardinal, Archbishop of Bogotá, Colombia
13 Feb66.3ResignedRobert-Casimir Tonyui Messan Dosseh-AnyronArchbishop of Lomé, TogoArchbishop Emeritus
15 Feb51.6InstalledBenjamin D. de Jesus, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Jolo, Philippines
53.9Ordained BishopJosé Foralosso, S.D.B. †Bishop of Guiratinga, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Marabá, Para, Brazil
46.8AppointedFelipe Padilla CardonaBishop of Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca, MéxicoBishop of Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, México
18 Feb58.7AppointedMichael AugustineArchbishop of Pondicherry and Cuddalore, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
78.6RetiredVenmani S. SelvanatherArchbishop of Pondicherry and Cuddalore, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
20 Feb30.3Ordained PriestAnthony PoolaPriest of Cuddapah, IndiaBishop of Kurnool, India
22 Feb54.1Ordained BishopMarko CulejTitular Bishop of LimataBishop of Varaždin, Croatia
54.0SucceededJohn GabrielBishop of Pathein, Myanmar
52.3InstalledJoão Bosco Oliver de FariaBishop of Patos de Minas, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
75.0RetiredJoseph Valerius SequeiraBishop of Pathein, MyanmarBishop Emeritus
28.3Ordained PriestHerman Willebrordus WoortsPriest of Utrecht, NetherlandsAuxiliary Bishop
23 Feb54.9InstalledGastone SimoniBishop of Prato, ItalyBishop Emeritus
25 Feb67.4AppointedLeonard James WallArchbishop of Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
26 Feb48.8AppointedHéctor Rubén AguerAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaArchbishop of La Plata, Argentina
48.8AppointedHéctor Rubén AguerTitular Bishop of LamdiaArchbishop of La Plata, Argentina
46.2AppointedRubén Oscar FrassiaAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaBishop of Avellaneda-Lanús, Argentina
46.2AppointedRubén Oscar FrassiaTitular Bishop of CaeciriBishop of Avellaneda-Lanús, Argentina
66.6DiedJosé Alberto Llaguno Farias, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Tarahumara, Chihuahua, México
27 Feb90.5DiedJerome M. FernandezBishop Emeritus of Quilon, India
62.7DiedCharles McDonald RenfrewAuxiliary Bishop of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
29 Feb51.8Ordained BishopJosé Luis Astigarraga Lizarralde, C.P.Titular Bishop of BulelianaVicar Apostolic of Yurimaguas, Peru
79.2DiedJoseph A. CarrollAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Dublin, Ireland
34.5Ordained BishopMilan Chautur, C.SS.R.Titular Bishop of CresimaBishop of Košice (Slovakian), Slovakia
64.0AppointedGiulio EinaudiApostolic Nuncio to CroatiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
76.6RetiredTomás Enrique Márquez GómezBishop of San Felipe, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
47.7AppointedNelson Antonio Martinez RustBishop of San Felipe, Venezuela
71.6DiedFelix Paz PerezBishop of Imus, Philippines
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