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The Year of Our Lord 1995

Bishop Events

May to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 May80.0DiedBruno TorpiglianiApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Philippines
55.7AppointedLuigi TravaglinoApostolic Nuncio to NicaraguaApostolic Nuncio to Monaco
3 May54.6AppointedEmilio Layon BataclanBishop of Iligan, PhilippinesAuxiliary Bishop of Cebu, Philippines
4 May86.4DiedJulian Jan GroblickiAuxiliary Bishop of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
5 May57.2AppointedLouis-Marie BilléArchbishop of Aix (-Arles-Embrun), FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Lyon (-Vienne), France
50.3AppointedRamzi GarmouCoadjutor Archbishop of Teheran (Chaldean), IranArchbishop
6 May81.8DiedLuigi LiverzaniBishop Emeritus of Frascati, Italy
39.6Ordained BishopJoseph Mukasa ZuzaBishop of Mzuzu, Malawi
7 May91.7DiedSeverino Mariano de AguiarBishop Emeritus of Pesqueira, Pernambuco, Brazil
43.5Ordained BishopCzeslaw KozonBishop of København {Copenhagen}, Denmark
52.0Ordained BishopStephen Joseph Reichert, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Mendi, Papua New GuineaArchbishop of Madang, Papua New Guinea
41.1Ordained BishopHoracio del Carmen Valenzuela AbarcaTitular Bishop of Gummi in ProconsulariBishop of Talca, Chile
8 May53.9DiedHorácio Coelho CristinoAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
51.1Ordained BishopJuliusz JanuszTitular Archbishop of CaprulaeApostolic Nuncio to Slovenia
60.4AppointedMario Luis Bautista MauliónBishop of San Nicolás de los Arroyos, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus of Paraná, Argentina
59.6Ordained BishopTeofil Józef WilskiTitular Bishop of Castellum in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Kalisz, Poland
9 May57.0AppointedJosé Luis Amezcua MelgozaBishop of Campeche, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Colima, México
45.9AppointedMichael Richard CoteAuxiliary Bishop of Portland, Maine, USABishop of Norwich, Connecticut, USA
45.9AppointedMichael Richard CoteTitular Bishop of CebaradesBishop of Norwich, Connecticut, USA
57.9AppointedJohn Francis KinneyBishop of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus
11 May88.8DiedFrancis Joseph GreenBishop Emeritus of Tucson, Arizona, USA
52.1InstalledFrederick Bernard HenryBishop of Thunder Bay, Ontario, CanadaBishop of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
12 May63.5AppointedLuis Gutiérrez Martín, C.M.F.Bishop of Segovia, SpainBishop Emeritus
80.5DiedJerome Joseph HastrichBishop Emeritus of Gallup, New Mexico, USA
76.3RetiredAntonio Palenzuela VelázquezBishop of Segovia, SpainBishop Emeritus
51.3AppointedBraulio Rodríguez PlazaBishop of Salamanca, SpainArchbishop of Toledo, Spain
76.3RetiredMauro Rubio RepullésBishop of Salamanca, SpainBishop Emeritus
13 May48.4Ordained BishopGabriel ’Leke AbegunrinBishop of Osogbo, NigeriaArchbishop of Ibadan, Nigeria
53.7AppointedHéctor Sabatino CardelliAuxiliary Bishop of Rosario, ArgentinaBishop of San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Argentina
53.7AppointedHéctor Sabatino CardelliTitular Bishop of Furnos MaiorBishop of San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Argentina
51.4AppointedJuan Luis Cipriani ThorneArchbishop of Ayacucho o Huamanga, PeruCardinal, Archbishop of Lima, Peru
74.8RetiredAdolphe-Maria Gustave HardyBishop of Beauvais (-Noyon-Senlis), FranceBishop Emeritus
57.4SucceededGuy Marie Alexandre ThomazeauBishop of Beauvais (-Noyon-Senlis), FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières), France
15 May54.7DiedBrigido A. GalasgasVicar Apostolic of Bontoc-Lagawe, Philippines
87.3DiedGilbert Hess, O.S.B. †President Emeritus of Order of Saint Benedict
16 May45.0AppointedRoberto Octavio González Nieves, O.F.M.Coadjutor Bishop of Corpus Christi, Texas, USAArchbishop of San Juan de Puerto Rico
17 May50.9Ordained BishopEdward Kenneth BraxtonTitular Bishop of Macomades RusticianaBishop of Belleville, Illinois, USA
44.8AppointedBruno GamberiniBishop of Bragança Paulista, Sao Paulo, BrazilArchbishop of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
77.5ResignedAntônio Pedro MisiaraBishop of Bragança Paulista, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
18 May77.6AppointedJoseph KundukulamArchbishop of Trichur (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
64.4AppointedJacob ThoomkuzhyBishop of Thamarasserry (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Trichur (Syro-Malabarese), India
56.7AppointedGeorge ValiamattamArchbishop of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
19 May80.3DiedJaime Francisco de Nevares, S.D.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Neuquén, Argentina
72.5ResignedJean-Paul LabrieAuxiliary Bishop of Québec, CanadaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
63.7Ordained BishopBernard Cyril O’Grady, O.P.Bishop of Gizo, Solomon IslandsBishop Emeritus
20 May57.6ConfirmedBenedetto Maria Salvatore Chianetta, O.S.B.Abbot of Santissima Trinità di Cava de’ Tirreni, ItalyAbbot Emeritus
21 May82.0DiedAgnelo RossiCardinal, President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
22 May84.6DiedJames Holmes-Siedle, M. Afr. †Bishop Emeritus of Kigoma, Tanzania
24 May66.3AppointedAdalberto Paulo da Silva, O.F.M. Cap.Auxiliary Bishop of Fortaleza, Ceara, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
66.3AppointedAdalberto Paulo da Silva, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of CapsaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
66.3ResignedAdalberto Paulo da Silva, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Viana, Maranho, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
77.6DiedAmilcare PasiniBishop Emeritus of Parma (-Fontevivo), Italy
25 May55.1InstalledJacyr Francisco Braido, C.S.Coadjutor Bishop of Santos, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop
64.4InstalledKarl Heinrich BraunArchbishop of Bamberg, GermanyArchbishop Emeritus
41.7Ordained PriestNeal James BuckonPriest of Cleveland, Ohio, USAAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, Military
63.3ResignedMariano De NicolòBishop of San Marino-Montefeltro, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Rimini, Italy
75.3RetiredMartin Joseph Neylon, S.J. †Bishop of Caroline Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop Emeritus
58.6AppointedPaolo RabittiBishop of San Marino-Montefeltro, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Ferrara-Comacchio, Italy
26 May58.5ResignedEnnio AntonelliArchbishop of Perugia-Città della Pieve, ItalyCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Family
27 May60.8AppointedJean Marie Julien BallandCardinal, Archbishop of Lyon (-Vienne), France
71.0DiedFrançois Kabangu wa MutelaBishop Emeritus of Luebo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
76.2RetiredJosé Alí Lebrún MoratinosArchbishop of Caracas, Santiago de VenezuelaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
51.6Ordained BishopPeter David Gregory SmithBishop of East Anglia, England, Great BritainArchbishop of Southwark, England, Great Britain
66.4AppointedAntonio Ignacio Velasco Garcia, S.D.B. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
28 May55.0Ordained BishopAnthony Kwami AdanutyBishop of Keta-Akatsi, Ghana
47.8Ordained BishopGabriel Akwasi Abiabo ManteBishop of Jasikan, Ghana
60.3Ordained BishopThomas Kwaku MensahBishop of Obuasi, GhanaArchbishop Emeritus of Kumasi, Ghana
46.7Ordained BishopPhilip NaamehBishop of Damongo, GhanaArchbishop of Tamale, Ghana
47.3Ordained BishopJoseph Osei-BonsuBishop of Konongo-Mampong, Ghana
29 May62.9Ordained BishopJames Michael MoynihanBishop of Syracuse, New York, USABishop Emeritus
31 May41.9AppointedPrecioso D. Cantillas, S.D.B.Auxiliary BishopBishop of Maasin, Philippines
41.9AppointedPrecioso D. Cantillas, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of Vicus CaesarisBishop of Maasin, Philippines
47.1Ordained BishopJohn Atcherley DewTitular Bishop of PrivataArchbishop of Wellington, New Zealand
91.1DiedGregory Gomez, O.S.B. †Abbot Emeritus of New Norcia, AustraliaAbbot
48.9AppointedMichael Ernest PutneyAuxiliary Bishop of Brisbane, AustraliaBishop of Townsville, Australia
48.9AppointedMichael Ernest PutneyTitular Bishop of MizigiBishop of Townsville, Australia
54.6AppointedFouad Boutros TwalArchbishop (Personal Title) of Tunis, TunisiaPatriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
1 Jun50.6AppointedEugenio Arellano Fernández, M.C.C.I.Vicar Apostolic of Esmeraldas, Ecuador
50.6AppointedEugenio Arellano Fernández, M.C.C.I.Titular Bishop of Cellae in ProconsulariVicar Apostolic of Esmeraldas, Ecuador
76.4RetiredBrian Leo John Hennessy, C. R. †Bishop of Hamilton in Bermuda, AntillesBishop Emeritus
55.9AppointedRobert Joseph Kurtz, C. R.Bishop of Hamilton in Bermuda, Antilles
62.5AppointedElmo Noel Joseph PereraBishop of Galle, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
53.4AppointedSéraphin François RouambaBishop of Koupéla, Burkina FasoArchbishop of Koupéla, Burkina Faso
23.7Ordained PriestViktors StulpinsPriest of Riga, LatviaBishop of Liepāja, Latvia
65.2AppointedThomas Stafford WilliamsBishop of New Zealand, MilitaryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Wellington, New Zealand
78.3RetiredDieudonné YougbaréBishop of Koupéla, Burkina FasoBishop Emeritus
2 Jun33.8Ordained PriestJorge Estrada SolórzanoPriest of México, Federal DistrictAuxiliary Bishop
44.2ResignedHansjörg VogelBishop of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
3 Jun70.8ResignedBenito Stanislao Andreotti, O.S.B. †Abbot of Subiaco, ItalyAbbot Emeritus
76.0RetiredCarlo CavallaBishop of Casale Monferrato, ItalyBishop Emeritus
54.5AppointedCatalino Claudio Giménez MedinaBishop of Caacupé, Paraguay
60.8AppointedGermano ZaccheoBishop of Casale Monferrato, Italy
4 Jun29.2Ordained PriestJosé Francisco González GonzálezPriest of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop of Campeche, México
5 Jun65.1Ordained BishopIvo FürerBishop of Sankt Gallen, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
89.2DiedMichel-Louis VialBishop Emeritus of Nantes, France
6 Jun46.8InstalledAmando SamoBishop of Caroline Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)
7 Jun101.9DiedFrancisco Prada Carrera, C.M.F. †Bishop Emeritus of Uruaçu (Uruassu), Goias, Brazil
8 Jun80.3DiedJules Leguerrier, O.M.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Moosonee, Ontario, Canada
9 Jun53.0Ordained BishopNorbert BrunnerBishop of Sion {Sitten}, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
77.8DiedNicholas Grimley, S.M.A. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Cape Palmas, Liberia
65.5AppointedPeter Joseph MallonArchbishop of Regina, Saskatchewan, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
51.3AppointedManfred MelzerAuxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
51.3AppointedManfred MelzerTitular Bishop of CarinolaAuxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
27.2Ordained PriestEstevam dos Santos Silva FilhoPriest of Vitória da Conquista, Bahia, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
67.4AppointedGiuseppe TortiBishop of Lugano, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
10 Jun44.4AppointedMiguel Angel Alba DíazAuxiliary Bishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, MéxicoBishop of La Paz en la Baja California Sur, México
44.4AppointedMiguel Angel Alba DíazTitular Bishop of FesseëBishop of La Paz en la Baja California Sur, México
75.1RetiredPhilippe Boutros ChebayaBishop of Baalbek-Deir El-Ahmar (Maronite), LebanonBishop Emeritus
61.9AppointedJean-Marie Untaani CompaoréArchbishop of Ouagadougou, Burkina FasoArchbishop Emeritus
74.6DiedNéophytos Edelby, B.A. †Archbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Melkite Greek), Syria
60.8AppointedPaul-Mounged El-HachemBishop of Baalbek-Deir El-Ahmar (Maronite), LebanonApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Kuwait
57.0AppointedAntoine GanyéBishop of Dassa-Zoumé, BeninArchbishop of Cotonou, Benin
75.5RetiredJoaquín García OrdóñezBishop of Santa Rosa de Osos, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
60.9ResignedSergio Adolfo Govi, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Bossangoa, Central African RepublicBishop Emeritus
54.5AppointedJairo Jaramillo MonsalveBishop of Santa Rosa de Osos, ColombiaArchbishop of Barranquilla, Colombia
63.4ResignedNicolas OkiohBishop of Natitingou, BeninBishop Emeritus
62.7Ordained BishopStanisław Padewski, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of TigiasBishop Emeritus of Kharkiv-Zaporizhia, Ukraine
51.4AppointedGuerrino Perin, M.C.C.I.Bishop of Mbaïki, Central African Republic
40.9AppointedPaulin PomodimoBishop of Bossangoa, Central African RepublicArchbishop Emeritus of Bangui, Central African Republic
39.7AppointedJean-Claude RembangaCoadjutor Bishop of Bambari, Central African RepublicBishop Emeritus
45.9AppointedPaul Kouassivi VieiraBishop of Djougou, Benin
49.2Ordained BishopDieudonné WatioBishop of Nkongsamba, CameroonBishop of Bafoussam, Cameroon
77.8RetiredPaul Zoungrana, M. Afr. †Archbishop of Ouagadougou, Burkina FasoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
11 Jun75.1RetiredRobert Francis GarnerAuxiliary Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
47.3InstalledJoseph Osei-BonsuBishop of Konongo-Mampong, Ghana
12 Jun83.5DiedWilliam Graham ConnareBishop Emeritus of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA
57.7InstalledHenry Joseph MansellBishop of Buffalo, New York, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
13 Jun60.5AppointedTarcisio Pietro Evasio Bertone, S.D.B.Secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the FaithCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
73.0AppointedAlberto BovonePro-Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of SaintsCardinal, Prefect
75.9RetiredAngelo FeliciPrefect of the Congregation for the Causes of SaintsCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”
53.0AppointedNorberto Rivera CarreraCardinal, Archbishop of México, Federal District
14 Jun95.4DiedClemente Geiger, C.Pp.S. †Prelate Emeritus of Xingu, Para, Brazil
54.9AppointedCamilo Lorenzo IglesiasBishop of Astorga, Spain
56.0Ordained BishopRaymond Roussin, S. M.Bishop of Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
78.5DiedJohn James Rudin, M.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Musoma, Tanzania
16 Jun40.8Ordained BishopAgapiti NdoroboBishop of Mahenge, Tanzania
17 Jun59.0AppointedWilliam MurphyBishop of Kerry, IrelandBishop Emeritus
69.2AppointedHelímenas de Jesús Rojo Paredes, C.I.M.Archbishop of Calabozo, VenezuelaArchbishop Emeritus
26.2Ordained PriestIosif StaneuskiPriest of Grodno, BelarusAuxiliary Bishop
18 Jun61.1Ordained BishopFélix Ramananarivo, M.S. †Bishop of Antsirabé, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
61.3InstalledDionigi TettamanziArchbishop of Genova {Genoa}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Milano {Milan}, Italy
19 Jun46.7AppointedNikolaus SchwerdtfegerAuxiliary Bishop of Hildesheim, Germany
46.7AppointedNikolaus SchwerdtfegerTitular Bishop of FussalaAuxiliary Bishop of Hildesheim, Germany
21 Jun57.1Ordained BishopJosé Luis Amezcua MelgozaBishop of Campeche, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Colima, México
22 Jun91.2DiedYves Marie-Joseph Congar, O.P. †Cardinal, Priest of Order of Friars Preachers
83.7DiedGeraldo Ferreira ReisBishop Emeritus of Leopoldina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
23 Jun69.9AppointedFrancisco Alvarez MartínezArchbishop of Toledo, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
40.2Ordained PriestMarian Eleganti, O.S.B.Priest of Order of Saint BenedictAuxiliary Bishop of Chur, Switzerland
77.4RetiredMarcelo González MartínArchbishop of Toledo, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
75.7RetiredJoseph GrayBishop of Shrewsbury, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
53.2AppointedLuciano MonariBishop of Piacenza-Bobbio, ItalyBishop of Brescia, Italy
59.2AppointedBrian Michael NobleBishop of Shrewsbury, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
28.9Ordained PriestEusebius Alfred NzigilwaPriest of Dar-es-Salaam, TanzaniaAuxiliary Bishop
24 Jun72.9AppointedLorenzo AntonettiPro-President of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic SeeCardinal, President Emeritus
44.3Ordained PriestMichel Christian Alain AupetitPriest of Paris, FranceBishop of Nanterre, France
72.8ResignedRosalio José Castillo Lara, S.D.B. †President of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic SeeCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State
45.2AppointedClément-Joseph HannoucheBishop of Le Caire {Cairo} (Syrian), Egypt
52.3Ordained BishopJohn Baptist KaggwaCoadjutor Bishop of Masaka, UgandaBishop
63.7AppointedFlavien Joseph MelkiAuxiliary Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), LebanonCurial Bishop
63.7AppointedFlavien Joseph MelkiTitular Bishop of Arethusa dei SiriCurial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
58.7Ordained BishopPaolo RabittiBishop of San Marino-Montefeltro, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Ferrara-Comacchio, Italy
54.3AppointedGregorios Elias TabéAuxiliary Bishop of Damas (Syrian), SyriaArchbishop
54.3AppointedGregorios Elias TabéTitular Bishop of Batnae dei SiriArchbishop of Damas (Syrian), Syria
25 Jun68.2Ordained BishopXavier-Marie Baronnet, S.J. †Bishop of Port Victoria o SeychellesBishop Emeritus
26.1Ordained PriestJosé Luís Mumbiela SierraPriest of Lleida, SpainBishop of Santissima Trinità in Almaty, Kazakhstan
85.6DiedJoseph Lawrence WilhelmArchbishop Emeritus of Kingston, Ontario, Canada
26 Jun45.1InstalledRoberto Octavio González Nieves, O.F.M.Coadjutor Bishop of Corpus Christi, Texas, USAArchbishop of San Juan de Puerto Rico
27 Jun53.2AppointedAndré RivestAuxiliary Bishop of Montréal, Québec, CanadaBishop of Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada
53.2AppointedAndré RivestTitular Bishop of ThubursicumBishop of Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada
87.1DiedDominic Tang Yee-ming, S.J. †Archbishop of Guangzhou [Canton], China
58.1AppointedNeil E. WillardAuxiliary Bishop of Montréal, Québec, Canada
58.1AppointedNeil E. WillardTitular Bishop of TisediAuxiliary Bishop of Montréal, Québec, Canada
28 Jun58.3AppointedOnésimo Cepeda SilvaBishop of Ecatepec, México, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
71.4DiedAngelo Frosi (Frozi), S.X. †Bishop of Abaetetuba, Para, Brazil
72.5ResignedMiguel Esteban HesayneBishop of Viedma, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
56.8SucceededMarcelo Angiolo Melani, S.D.B.Bishop of Viedma, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Neuquén, Argentina
29 Jun39.0Ordained BishopJuan de la Cruz Barros MadridTitular Bishop of BiltaBishop of Chile, Military
55.4AppointedPhilip Boyce, O.C.D.Bishop of Raphoe, Ireland
30 Jun71.8RetiredJoseph Abel Francis, S.V.D. †Auxiliary Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
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