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The Year of Our Lord 1992

Bishop Events

January to February

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown64.9AppointedPaul AntakiPatriarchal Exarch of Egypt and Sudan (Melkite Greek)Protosyncellus Emeritus of Egypt and Sudan (Melkite Greek)
34.2IncardinatedFrancisco Cerro ChavesPriest of Valladolid, SpainArchbishop of Toledo, Spain
20.6ProfessedPatrick Chilekwa Chisanga, O.F.M. Conv.Member of Order of Friars Minor ConventualBishop of Mansa, Zambia
70.3ResignedMaurizio Benvenuto Maria Contorni, O.S.B. †Abbot of Monte Oliveto Maggiore, ItalyAbbot Emeritus
29.0Ordained DeaconBruno Cosme, M.E.P.Deacon of La Société des Missions EtrangèresApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Kompong-Cham, Cambodia
62.5ResignedViktor Josef Dammertz, O.S.B. †Abbot Primate of Order of Saint BenedictBishop Emeritus of Augsburg, Germany
71.9AppointedLouis Fan LuyiAdministrator of Baoding [Paoting, Ching-Yüan], ChinaFormer Bishop-Elect
71.9SelectedLouis Fan LuyiBishop of Baoding [Paoting, Ching-Yüan], ChinaFormer Bishop-Elect
55.0AppointedNikólaos FoskolosApostolic Administrator of Rhodos {Rhodes}, GreeceArchbishop Emeritus of Athēnai {Athens}, Greece
47.8ElectedSéamus Freeman, S.A.C. †Rector General of Society of the Catholic ApostolateBishop Emeritus of Ossory, Ireland
47.7ConvertedAlan Stephen HopesBishop Emeritus of East Anglia, England, Great Britain
65.9ConfirmedJohn Huo ChengBishopBishop of Fenyang [Fenyang], China
25.2Solemn VowsKarol Kulczycki, S.D.S.Member of Society of the Divine SaviorBishop of Port Pirie, Australia
58.0AppointedGrégoire III (Loutfi) Laham, B.S.Patriarchal Exarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek), PalestinePatriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), Syria
53.6AppointedIván Antonio Marín LópezSecretary of the Pontifical Council “Cor Unum”Archbishop Emeritus of Popayán, Colombia
18.8EnteredThulani Victor Mbuyisa, C.M.M.Member of Congregation of Mariannhill MissionariesBishop of Kokstad, South Africa
31.9IncardinatedJoaquim Giovani Mol GuimarãesPriest of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop
35.0Solemn VowsDonato Ogliari, O.S.B.Priest of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot of San Paolo fuori le Mura, Italy
22.3EnteredFernando Prado Ayuso, C.M.F.Member of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MaryBishop of San Sebastián, Spain
80.1ResignedJean Prou, O.S.B. †Abbot of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot Emeritus
28.7Perpetual VowsDucange Sylvain, S.D.B. †Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoAuxiliary Bishop of Port-au-Prince, Haïti
26.0Ordained PriestJohn Wang XiaoxunPriestBishop of Ankang [Hinganfu], China
32.1IncardinatedAlexis Touably YouloPriest of San Pedro-en-Côte d’IvoireBishop of Agboville, Côte d’Ivoire
35.2SelectedJohn Zhang QingtianAuxiliary Bishop of Yixian [Yihsien], ChinaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
71.5SelectedThomas Zhao Feng Wu (Chao Fung-Wu), S.V.D. †Administrator of Yanzhou [Yenchow], ChinaBishop
Jan22.3EnteredÓscar Walter García BarretoMember of Poveri Servi della Divina ProvvidenzaAuxiliary Bishop of Concepción (Santissima Concezione), Chile
1 Jan21.5EnteredJuan Miguel Betancourt Torres, S.E.M.V.Member of OtherAuxiliary Bishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
2 Jan43.3AppointedBernard Ardura, O. Praem.Under Secretary of the Pontifical Council for CulturePresident Emeritus of the Pontifical Committee for Historical Sciences
4 Jan65.6AppointedRafael Garcia GonzálezBishop of León, Guanajuato, México
48.3Ordained BishopJuan Godayol Colom, S.D.B.Prelate of Ayaviri, PeruPrelate Emeritus
27.6Ordained PriestLibère Pwongo BopePriest of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop of Basankusu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
75.5RetiredAnselmo Zarza BernalBishop of León, Guanajuato, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
50.0AppointedAlejo Zavala CastroBishop of Tlapa, Guerrero, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Chilpancingo-Chilapa, Guerrero, México
5 Jan62.8InstalledGiacomo BabiniBishop of Pitigliano-Sovana-Orbetello, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Grosseto, Italy
46.8Ordained BishopCarlos Jesús Patricio Baladrón ValdésTitular Bishop of CibalianaBishop Emeritus of Guantánamo-Baracoa, Cuba
6 Jan51.4Ordained BishopBenjamin David 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
54.3Ordained BishopMichael Louis Fitzgerald, M. Afr.Titular Bishop of NepteCardinal, Apostolic 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
53.8Ordained BishopPhilippe Nkiere Keana, C.I.C.M.Coadjutor Bishop of Bondo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Inongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
47.7Ordained BishopRino PassigatoTitular Archbishop of Nova CaesarisApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Portugal
65.0Ordained BishopHenri Salina, C.R.A. †Titular Bishop of Mons in MauretaniaAbbot Emeritus of Saint-Maurice, Switzerland
54.7Ordained BishopGastone SimoniBishop of Prato, ItalyBishop Emeritus
43.5Ordained BishopPetar ŠolicTitular Bishop of MaurianaAuxiliary Bishop of Split-Makarska, Croatia
59.5Ordained BishopIñaki Mallona Txertudi, C.P. †Bishop of Arecibo, Puerto RicoBishop Emeritus
7 Jan53.9AppointedMarko CulejAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, CroatiaBishop of Varaždin, Croatia
53.9AppointedMarko CulejTitular Bishop of LimataBishop of Varaždin, Croatia
8 Jan52.1AppointedJoão Bosco Oliver de FariaBishop of Patos de Minas, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus 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 Jan76.0DiedConstantino Maradei DonatoBishop Emeritus of Barcelona, Venezuela
48.0AppointedChristian WernerCoadjutor Bishop of Austria, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
48.0AppointedChristian WernerTitular Bishop of AecaBishop Emeritus of Austria, Military
10 Jan70.4DiedEdward Thomas O’MearaArchbishop of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
11 Jan34.3AppointedMilan Chautur, C.SS.R.Auxiliary Bishop of Prešov (Prjašev, Eperjes) (Slovak), SlovakiaBishop Emeritus of Košice (Slovak), Slovakia
34.3AppointedMilan Chautur, C.SS.R.Titular Bishop of CresimaBishop Emeritus of Košice (Slovak), 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
64.5ResignedHugh LindsayBishop of Hexham and Newcastle, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
75.0RetiredMichel Louis Marie Joseph MondésertAuxiliary Bishop of Grenoble, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
12 Jan55.4Ordained BishopAlfredo Víctor Petit VergelTitular Bishop of BuslacenaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
14 Jan38.6Ordained PriestJohn Đo Văn NgânPriest of Xuân Lộc, Viet NamBishop
15 Jan51.2AppointedLorenzo BaldisseriTitular Archbishop of DiocletianaCardinal, Secretary General Emeritus of the Synod of Bishops
51.2AppointedLorenzo BaldisseriApostolic Nuncio to HaitiCardinal, Secretary General Emeritus of the Synod of Bishops
44.8AppointedJuan Vargas AruquipaAuxiliary Bishop of Coroico, BoliviaBishop Emeritus
44.8AppointedJuan Vargas AruquipaTitular Bishop of BitaBishop Emeritus of Coroico, Bolivia
16 Jan36.7Ordained PriestJoseph Trân Văn ToànPriest of Long Xuyên, Viet NamBishop
17 Jan49.0AppointedCiriaco Benavente MateosBishop of Coria-Cáceres, SpainBishop Emeritus of Albacete, Spain
18 Jan46.0AppointedAntoine Audo, S.J.Bishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Chaldean), Syria
62.6AppointedOsório Claudio Bebber, O.F.M. Cap. †Prelate of Coxim, Mato Grosso do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Joaçaba, Santa Catarina, Brazil
67.0ResignedCesar Castro Raval, S.V.D. †Bishop of Bangued, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
19 Jan29.8Ordained PriestJosé Ionilton Lisboa de Oliveira, S.D.V.Priest of Society of Divine VocationsPrelate of Marajó, Para, Brazil
76.0Died[Philip Xu Lizhi]Auxiliary Bishop of Xiwanzi-Chongli [Siwantze], China
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, CameroonArchbishop Emeritus
49.3AppointedJean-Berchmans NterereCoadjutor Bishop of Muyinga, BurundiBishop
58.6AppointedJoseph James Potocnak, S.C.I.Bishop of De Aar, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
65.7AppointedAndrew Tsien Chih-ch’un (Tsien Zhichun)Bishop 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
68.1AppointedWolodymyr Walter PaskaAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
68.1AppointedWolodymyr Walter PaskaTitular Bishop of TigillavaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USA
25 Jan30.4Perpetual VowsPeter Chung Soon-taick, O.C.D.Member of Order of Discalced CarmelitesArchbishop of Seoul, Korea (South)
51.8Ordained BishopDante LafranconiBishop of Savona-Noli, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Cremona, Italy
30.4Ordained PriestJacques Danka LongaPriest of Sokodé, TogoBishop of Kara, Togo
59.5InstalledIñaki Mallona Txertudi, C.P. †Bishop of Arecibo, Puerto RicoBishop Emeritus
26 Jan58.9InstalledRoberto AmadeiBishop of Bergamo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
63.7Ordained BishopFrançois GourguillonTitular Bishop of SuasAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Reims, France
28 Jan46.5AppointedGerald Richard BarnesAuxiliary Bishop of San Bernardino, California, USABishop Emeritus
46.5AppointedGerald Richard BarnesTitular Bishop of Mons FaliscusBishop Emeritus of San Bernardino, California, USA
64.2InstalledDaniel Anthony CroninArchbishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USAArchbishop Emeritus
70.8DiedDominic Ðinh Huy QuangAuxiliary Bishop of Bắc Ninh, Viet Nam
24.0ProfessedJorge Enrique Izaguirre Rafael, C.S.C.Member of Congregation of Holy CrossBishop of Chosica, Peru
75.8RetiredAlbert Henry OttenwellerBishop of Steubenville, Ohio, USABishop Emeritus
61.4AppointedSylvester Donovan RyanBishop of Monterey in California, USABishop Emeritus
65.3AppointedGilbert 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
21.9EnteredBlasio Park Hyun-dong, O.S.B.Member of Order of Saint BenedictApostolic Administrator of Tŏkwon {Tokugen}, Korea (North)
29.4Ordained PriestTimothy Yu Gyoung-chonPriest of Seoul, Korea (South)Auxiliary Bishop
31 Jan59.3AppointedRinaldo Fidel BrédiceBishop of Santa Rosa, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
80.3DiedIoan ChertesTitular Archbishop of Cantanus
88.3DiedRudolf GraberBishop Emeritus of Regensburg, Germany
1 Feb77.9DiedGiuseppe Boeris, C.R.S. †Superior General Emeritus of Clerks Regular of Somasca
78.0DiedMaurice John DingmanBishop Emeritus of Des Moines, Iowa, USA
62.5AppointedCzeslaw DominBishop of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, Poland
42.2AppointedStanisław GądeckiAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno, PolandArchbishop of Poznań, Poland
42.2AppointedStanisław GądeckiTitular Bishop of RubiconArchbishop of Poznań, Poland
83.1RetiredJulian Jan GroblickiAuxiliary Bishop of Kraków {Cracow}, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
77.5RetiredIgnacy Ludwik JeżBishop of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, PolandBishop Emeritus
69.7DiedJames Joseph KombaArchbishop of Songea, Tanzania
77.1RetiredWładysław MiziołekAuxiliary Bishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
77.0RetiredFranciszek MusielAuxiliary Bishop of Częstochowa, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
76.9RetiredWacław SkomoruchaAuxiliary Bishop of Siedlce, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
76.7RetiredStanislaw SmolenskiAuxiliary Bishop of Kraków {Cracow}, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
2 Feb24.3ProfessedWaldo Rubén Barrionuevo Ramírez, C.SS.R. †Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerVicar Apostolic of Reyes, Bolivia
25.0Solemn VowsDavide Carbonaro, O.M.D.Member of Clerics Regular of the Mother of GodArchbishop-Elect of Potenza-Muro Lucano-Marsico Nuovo, Italy
39.2Ordained BishopGoetbé Edmond DjitangarBishop of Sarh, ChadArchbishop of N’Djaména, Chad
43.1Ordained BishopJohannes Liku Ada’Titular Bishop of AmantiaArchbishop of Makassar, Indonesia
64.6InstalledHubert LutheBishop of Essen, GermanyBishop Emeritus
48.0Ordained BishopChristian WernerTitular Bishop of AecaBishop Emeritus of Austria, Military
5 Feb72.2DiedJoseph KhouryArchbishop of Tyr (Maronite), Lebanon
6 Feb84.2DiedSergio 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 Emeritus of Ciego de Ávila, Cuba
11 Feb74.5RetiredManuel 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
75.8RetiredIzidor István MarosiBishop of Vác, HungaryBishop Emeritus
49.3AppointedRubén Salazar GómezBishop of Cúcuta, ColombiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bogotá, Colombia
13 Feb66.3ResignedRobert-Casimir Tonyui Messan Dosseh-AnyronArchbishop of Lomé, TogoArchbishop Emeritus
15 Feb51.5InstalledBenjamin David 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
46.7AppointedFelipe Padilla CardonaBishop of Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, México
16 Feb31.4Ordained PriestLuc René Young Chen Yin, O.M.I.Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateApostolic Administrator of Rodrigues, Mauritius
18 Feb58.6AppointedSavarinathan Michael AugustineArchbishop of Pondicherry and Cuddalore, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
63.8InstalledJohn Aloysius MarshallBishop of Springfield in Massachusetts, USA
78.6RetiredVenmani S. SelvanatherArchbishop of Pondicherry and Cuddalore, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
20 Feb30.2Ordained PriestAnthony PoolaPriest of Cuddapah, IndiaCardinal, Archbishop of Hyderabad, India
22 Feb54.0Ordained BishopMarko CulejTitular Bishop of LimataBishop of Varaždin, Croatia
54.0SucceededJohn GabrielBishop of Pathein, Myanmar
73.3Ordained BishopJames David Lin XiliBishop of Yongjia/Wenzhou [Yungkia], China
52.3InstalledJoão Bosco Oliver de FariaBishop of Patos de Minas, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
75.0RetiredJoseph Valerius SequeiraBishop of Pathein, MyanmarBishop Emeritus
28.2Ordained PriestHerman Willebrordus WoortsPriest of Utrecht, NetherlandsAuxiliary Bishop
23 Feb51.9InstalledDante LafranconiBishop of Savona-Noli, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Cremona, Italy
54.8InstalledGastone SimoniBishop of Prato, ItalyBishop Emeritus
24 Feb74.4Ordained BishopMichael Liu XianruBishop of Chengdu [Chengtu], China
25 Feb67.4AppointedLeonard James WallArchbishop of Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
26 Feb48.7AppointedHéctor Rubén AguerAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus of La Plata, Argentina
48.7AppointedHéctor Rubén AguerTitular Bishop of LamdiaArchbishop Emeritus of La Plata, Argentina
46.2AppointedRubén Oscar FrassiaAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Avellaneda-Lanús, Argentina
46.2AppointedRubén Oscar FrassiaTitular Bishop of CaeciriBishop Emeritus of Avellaneda-Lanús, Argentina
66.5DiedJosé Alberto Llaguno Farias, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Tarahumara, Chihuahua, México
27 Feb90.4DiedJerome M. FernandezBishop Emeritus of Quilon, India
62.6DiedCharles McDonald RenfrewAuxiliary Bishop of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
29 Feb51.8Ordained BishopJosé Luis Astigarraga Lizarralde, C.P. †Titular Bishop of BulelianaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Yurimaguas, Peru
79.2DiedJoseph A. CarrollAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Dublin, Ireland
34.4Ordained BishopMilan Chautur, C.SS.R.Titular Bishop of CresimaBishop Emeritus of Košice (Slovak), 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, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
71.6DiedFelix Paz PerezBishop of Imus, Philippines
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