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The Year of Our Lord 1994

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown45.5AppointedJan Chrapek, C.S.M.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Toruń, PolandBishop of Radom, Poland
43.9AppointedTimothy Michael DolanRector of the Pontifical North American CollegeCardinal, Archbishop of New York, New York, USA
64.0ResignedGiuseppe FerraioliOfficial of the Secretariat of StateOfficial Emeritus
50.6AppointedJean-Paul Aimé GobelApostolic Nuncio to AzerbaijanApostolic Nuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic of
25.7ProfessedGeorge Rajendran Kuttinadar, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Thuckalay (Syro-Malabarese), India
48.7AppointedDiarmuid MartinSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Justice and PeaceArchbishop of Dublin, Ireland
61.0IncardinatedEdmund F. McCaffreyPriest of Charleston, South Carolina, USAAbbot Emeritus of Belmont-Mary Help of Christians, North Carolina, USA
40.8ProfessedMathew Moolakkattu, O.S.B.Priest of Order of Saint BenedictArchbishop of Kottayam (Syro-Malabarese), India
23.8ProfessedNestor-Désiré Nongo-Aziagbia, S.M.A.Member of Society of African MissionsBishop of Bossangoa, Central African Republic
54.7ResignedEdwin Frederick O’BrienRector of the Pontifical North American CollegeCardinal, Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
51.4AppointedOsvaldo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to Sri LankaApostolic Nuncio to Korea
30.8ProfessedJaroslav Pryriz, C.SS.R.Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Sambir-Drohobych (Ukrainian), Ukraine
45.5AppointedBerhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M.Prefect of Jimma-Bonga, EthiopiaArchbishop of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian), Ethiopia
44.0IncardinatedGbaya Boniface ZiriPriest of Abengourou, Côte d’IvoireBishop
3 Jan51.8AppointedCarlos Anibal Altamirano ArgüelloAuxiliary Bishop of Quito, EcuadorBishop of Azogues, Ecuador
51.8AppointedCarlos Anibal Altamirano ArgüelloTitular Bishop of AmbiaBishop of Azogues, Ecuador
75.0DiedAntulio Parrilla-Bonilla, S.J. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Caguas, Puerto Rico
5 Jan86.6DiedÉmile André Jean-Marie MauryArchbishop Emeritus of Reims, France
6 Jan49.2Ordained BishopRamon Cabrera ArgüellesTitular Bishop of Ros CréArchbishop of Lipa, Philippines
49.9Ordained BishopUriah AshleyBishop of Penonomé, Panama
49.1Ordained BishopKevin Michael BrittTitular Bishop of OescusBishop of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
48.9Ordained BishopEmiliano Antonio Cisneros Martínez, O.A.R.Prelate of Chota, PeruBishop of Chachapoyas, Peru
52.7Ordained BishopAntoni Józef DlugoszTitular Bishop of AggarAuxiliary Bishop of Częstochowa, Poland
64.5Ordained BishopPaolo GilletTitular Bishop of Germa in GalatiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Albano, Italy
50.6Ordained BishopJean-Paul Aimé GobelTitular Archbishop of CalatiaApostolic Nuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic of
60.3Ordained BishopBernard Joseph HarringtonTitular Bishop of UzalisBishop Emeritus of Winona, Minnesota, USA
47.5Ordained BishopJulien Mawule KoutoBishop of Atakpamé, TogoBishop Emeritus
65.0Ordained BishopAmérico do Couto OliveiraCoadjutor Bishop of Lamego, PortugalBishop
62.8Ordained BishopPeter Paul PrabhuTitular Archbishop of Tituli in NumidiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Zimbabwe
47.8Ordained BishopChristo ProykovTitular Bishop of BriulaApostolic Exarch of Sofia (Bulgarian), Bulgaria
53.4Ordained BishopEdward James SlatteryBishop of Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
39.1Ordained BishopRicardo Jorge Valenzuela RiosTitular Bishop of Casae CalanaeBishop of Villarrica del Espíritu Santo, Paraguay
50.4Ordained BishopPeter Stephan ZurbriggenTitular Archbishop of GlastoniaApostolic Nuncio to Austria
7 Jan42.5Ordained BishopPero SudarTitular Bishop of SeliaAuxiliary Bishop of Vrhbosna {Sarajevo}, Bosnia and Herzegovina
9 Jan35.5Ordained PriestHilário da Cruz Massinga, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Quelimane, Mozambique
54.5Ordained BishopFrançois Thibodeau, C.I.M.Bishop of Edmundston, New Brunswick, CanadaBishop Emeritus
10 Jan66.1AppointedAngelo SodanoCardinal-Bishop of AlbanoCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
11 Jan91.8DiedCharles-Marie HimmerBishop Emeritus of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
12 Jan48.8AppointedJesús Moraza Ruiz de Azúa, O.A.R.Prelate of Lábrea, Amazonas, Brazil
61.0AppointedHonesto Chaves Pacana, S.J.Bishop of Malaybalay, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
45.6Ordained BishopLorenzo Voltolini EstiTitular Bishop of BisuldinoArchbishop of Portoviejo, Ecuador
69.2ResignedFlorentino Zabalza Iturri, O.A.R. †Prelate of Lábrea, Amazonas, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
13 Jan68.3AppointedAngelo AcerbiApostolic Nuncio to Moldova, Republic ofApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Netherlands
49.5AppointedRobert James CarlsonCoadjutor Bishop of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USAArchbishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
14 Jan42.8SelectedHansjörg VogelBishop of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
15 Jan92.3DiedGabriel-Marie GarroneCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Culture
77.7DiedLawrence Preston Joseph GravesBishop Emeritus of Alexandria-Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
17 Jan67.1AppointedDiego Natale BonaBishop of Saluzzo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
53.4InstalledPaul Stephen LoverdeBishop of Ogdensburg, New York, USABishop of Arlington, Virginia, USA
18 Jan67.2ResignedFikre-Mariam Ghemetchu, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Nekemte, EthiopiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
19 Jan68.4AppointedAndrea Cordero Lanza di MontezemoloApostolic Nuncio to IsraelCardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
87.8DiedMaurits Gerard De KeyzerAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Brugge {Bruges}, Belgium
20 Jan63.7InstalledWilliam Edwin FranklinBishop of Davenport, Iowa, USABishop Emeritus
23 Jan53.8Ordained BishopGiovanni De VivoBishop of Pescia, Italy
64.8DiedKlaus HemmerleBishop of Aachen, Germany
58.3InstalledAlano Maria Pena, O.P.Bishop of Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
25 Jan56.5Ordained BishopMalayappan Chinnappa, S.D.B.Bishop of Vellore, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor), India
50.5Ordained BishopJosé Luis Dibildox MartínezBishop of Tarahumara, Chihuahua, MéxicoBishop of Tampico, Tamaulipas, México
58.8AppointedJustin Francis RigaliArchbishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
26 Jan41.8Ordained BishopJohannes GorantlaBishop of Kurnool, India
74.6RetiredJoão Aloysio HoffmannBishop of Erexim, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
77.8RetiredConstantino José Lüers, O.F.M. †Bishop of Penedo, Alagoas, BrazilBishop Emeritus
25.9Ordained PriestSimon Ok Hyun-jjnPriest of Kwangju, Korea (South)Auxiliary Bishop
57.6SucceededGirônimo ZanandréaBishop of Erexim, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
27 Jan47.0AppointedJuan María Leonardi VillasmilAuxiliary Bishop of Mérida, VenezuelaBishop of Punto Fijo, Venezuela
47.0AppointedJuan María Leonardi VillasmilTitular Bishop of LesviBishop of Punto Fijo, Venezuela
56.7InstalledWilliam Keith WeigandBishop of Sacramento, California, USABishop Emeritus
29 Jan48.1AppointedPierre BürcherAuxiliary Bishop of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg), SwitzerlandBishop of Reykjavik, Iceland
48.1AppointedPierre BürcherTitular Bishop of Maximiana in ByzacenaBishop of Reykjavik, Iceland
1 Feb70.2AppointedRomeo Panciroli, M.C.C.I. †Apostolic Nuncio to IranApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
2 Feb76.1RetiredThomas Benjamin FultonBishop of Saint Catharines, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus
69.2AppointedJohn Aloysius O’MaraBishop of Saint Catharines, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus
82.6DiedJean-Paul-Marie VincentBishop Emeritus of Bayonne (-Lescar e Oloron), France
3 Feb57.4AppointedAndreas Choi Chang-mouAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul, Korea (South)Archbishop Emeritus of Kwangju, Korea (South)
57.4AppointedAndreas Choi Chang-mouTitular Bishop of FlumenpiscenseArchbishop Emeritus of Kwangju, Korea (South)
79.3DiedJustinus DarmojuwonoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Semarang, Indonesia
59.5AppointedRoger Pirenne, C.I.C.M.Bishop of Batouri, CameroonArchbishop Emeritus of Bertoua, Cameroon
68.5AppointedArmand Gaétan RazafindratandraArchbishop of Antananarivo, MadagascarCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
45.5AppointedAmando SamoCoadjutor Bishop of Caroline Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop
56.4AppointedAlexander Sye Cheong-dukAuxiliary Bishop of Daegu {Taegu}, Korea (South)Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
56.4AppointedAlexander Sye Cheong-dukTitular Bishop of BuffadaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Daegu {Taegu}, Korea (South)
42.9ConfirmedHansjörg VogelBishop of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
5 Feb85.9DiedAntoine Léon Louis CaillotBishop Emeritus of Evreux, France
26.5ProfessedEvans Chinyama Chinyemba, O.M.I.Member of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop of Mongu, Zambia
42.0Ordained BishopReinaldo del Prette LissotTitular Bishop of AltavaArchbishop of Valencia en Venezuela
7 Feb81.8DiedSebastiano RossoBishop Emeritus of Piazza Armerina, Italy
67.3AppointedSzczepan WesolyTitular Archbishop of DragonaraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Gniezno, Poland
8 Feb60.9AppointedEdward Peter CullenAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus of Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
60.9AppointedEdward Peter CullenTitular Bishop of Paria in ProconsolareBishop Emeritus of Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
51.1AppointedThomas John CurryAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USA
51.1AppointedThomas John CurryTitular Bishop of Ceanannus MórAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USA
66.6AppointedJoseph Martin SartorisAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
66.6AppointedJoseph Martin SartorisTitular Bishop of OlivaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, California, USA
42.4AppointedGabino ZavalaAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
42.4AppointedGabino ZavalaTitular Bishop of TamascaniAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, California, USA
9 Feb53.4AppointedGentil DelázariCoadjutor Bishop of Sinop, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop
88.0DiedUrbain-Marie Person, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Harar, Ethiopia
10 Feb46.2InstalledWilton Daniel GregoryBishop of Belleville, Illinois, USAArchbishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
46.1Ordained BishopDonato NegroBishop of Molfetta-Ruvo-Giovinazzo-Terlizzi, ItalyArchbishop of Otranto, Italy
77.8DiedJohannes VonderachBishop Emeritus of Chur, Switzerland
11 Feb76.1DiedJoseph Marie Anthony CordeiroCardinal, Archbishop of Karachi, Pakistan
75.0RetiredHeinrich MachensAuxiliary Bishop of Hildesheim, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
66.3SucceededSimeon Anthony PereiraArchbishop of Karachi, PakistanArchbishop Emeritus
12 Feb29.1Ordained PriestSosthène Léopold Bayemi MatjeiPriest of Eséka, CameroonBishop of Obala, Cameroon
45.4AppointedGiancarlo Maria Bregantini, C.S.S.Bishop of Locri-Gerace (-Santa Maria di Polsi), ItalyArchbishop of Campobasso-Boiano, Italy
40.9Ordained BishopVincent CoulibalyBishop of Kankan, GuineaArchbishop of Conakry {Konakry}, Guinea
41.1AppointedJuan Rubén MartinezBishop of Reconquista, ArgentinaBishop of Posadas, Argentina
58.5Ordained BishopAdrianus Herman van Luyn, S.D.B.Bishop of Rotterdam, NetherlandsBishop Emeritus
13 Feb68.7Ordained BishopMichael DallatTitular Bishop of ThalaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Down and Connor, Ireland
14 Feb66.6AppointedJuan Antonio Flores SantanaArchbishop of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican RepublicArchbishop Emeritus
16 Feb89.7DiedGabriel Auguste François MartyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Paris, France
18 Feb49.7Ordained BishopJulio César Vidal OrtizPrelate of Alto Sinú, ColombiaBishop of Cúcuta, Colombia
19 Feb64.1AppointedMiguel Caviedes MedinaBishop of Los Angeles, ChileBishop Emeritus
70.6AppointedJohn George ChedidBishop of Our Lady of Lebanon of Los Angeles (Maronite), California, USABishop Emeritus
44.2AppointedJacek JezierskiAuxiliary Bishop of Warmia, PolandBishop of Elbląg, Poland
44.2AppointedJacek JezierskiTitular Bishop of LiberaliaBishop of Elbląg, Poland
38.3IncardinatedGregory John MansourPriest of Our Lady of Lebanon of Los Angeles (Maronite), California, USABishop of Saint Maron of Brooklyn (Maronite), New York, USA
73.6ResignedAdolfo Rodríguez VidalBishop of Los Angeles, ChileBishop Emeritus
50.5Ordained BishopWilliam Matthew Slattery, O.F.M.Bishop of Kokstad, South AfricaArchbishop of Pretoria, South Africa
40.5Ordained BishopCharles Martin WamikaTitular Bishop of TacapaeBishop of Jinja, Uganda
20 Feb51.9Ordained BishopCarlos Anibal Altamirano ArgüelloTitular Bishop of AmbiaBishop of Azogues, Ecuador
89.2DiedFranz Sales ZaunerBishop Emeritus of Linz, Austria
21 Feb70.9DiedClaude Germain Berthold, M.E.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
51.3SelectedJulian Gbur, S.V.D. †Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), UkraineBishop of Stryj (Ukrainian), Ukraine
22 Feb49.3AppointedFrancisco Cases AndreuAuxiliary Bishop of Orihuela-Alicante, SpainBishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
49.3AppointedFrancisco Cases AndreuTitular Bishop of TimiciBishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
66.5AppointedWilliam George CurlinBishop of Charlotte, North Carolina, USABishop Emeritus
60.8AppointedHarry Joseph FlynnCoadjutor Archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAArchbishop Emeritus
75.2RetiredHanna KaldanyAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, PalestineAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
73.8DiedAlfred KosteleckyBishop of Austria, Military
50.2SucceededChristian WernerBishop of Austria, Military
23 Feb74.3DiedCharles MsakilaBishop of Sumbawanga, Tanzania
24 Feb48.7Ordained PriestÁlvaro Julio Beyra LuarcaPriest of Camagüey, CubaBishop of Santisimo Salvador de Bayamo y Manzanillo, Cuba
25 Feb51.7AppointedAlfonso Rogelio Delgado EversBishop of Posadas, ArgentinaArchbishop of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
75.1RetiredErnst GuttingAuxiliary Bishop of Speyer, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
63.6AppointedJosé Mario Ruiz NavasArchbishop of Portoviejo, EcuadorArchbishop Emeritus
26 Feb54.4Ordained BishopJésus RochaTitular Bishop of MutiaBishop of Oliveira, Minas Gerais, Brazil
28 Feb74.4DiedFernand Lacroix, C.I.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada
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