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The Year of Our Lord 1997

Bishop Events

May to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 May48.1Ordained BishopEugenio Romero PoseTitular Bishop of TurudaAuxiliary Bishop of Madrid, Spain
2 May72.4DiedSeverin PernekBishop Emeritus of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Croatia
3 May73.0ResignedAlphonsus Maria Henricus Antonius CastermansAuxiliary Bishop of Roermond, NetherlandsAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
71.4DiedFrançois-Victor-Marie Frétellière, P.S.S. †Bishop of Créteil, France
4 May119.5BeatifiedBl. Florentino Asensio BarrosoApostolic Administrator of Barbastro, Spain
27.2Ordained PriestFlorian WörnerPriest of Augsburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop
5 May93.9DiedWilhelm Josef Duschak, S.V.D. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Calapan, Philippines
6 May70.1DiedEmiliano Kulhi MadangengVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Mountain Provinces (Montagnosa), Philippines
7 May80.7RetiredJaime Luiz CoelhoArchbishop of Maringá, Parana, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
60.3InstalledFrancis Eugene George, O.M.I.Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
59.2AppointedJacques IshaqArchbishop of Arbil {Erbil} (Chaldean), IraqCurial Bishop of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
53.6AppointedMurilo Sebastião Ramos Krieger, S.C.I.Archbishop of Maringá, Parana, BrazilArchbishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
8 May56.8InstalledGuillermo José GarlattiBishop of San Rafael, ArgentinaArchbishop of Bahía Blanca, Argentina
9 May38.5AppointedThomas Koorilos ChakkalapadickalAuxiliary Bishop of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankarese), IndiaArchbishop of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankarese), India
38.5AppointedThomas Koorilos ChakkalapadickalTitular Bishop of Tigisi in MauretaniaArchbishop of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankarese), India
10 May60.1SucceededLeo Jun Ikenaga, S.J.Archbishop of Osaka, JapanArchbishop Emeritus
71.7RetiredJames Patrick MahoneyAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
56.1AppointedRamiro Moliner InglésApostolic Nuncio to GuatemalaApostolic Nuncio to Albania
31.9Ordained PriestFrancisco Javier Pistilli Scorzara, P. SchönstattPriest of Institute of Schönstatt FathersBishop of Encarnación, Paraguay
75.3RetiredPaul Hisao YasudaArchbishop of Osaka, JapanArchbishop Emeritus
11 May27.3Ordained PriestMichael GerberPriest of Freiburg im Breisgau, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop
56.2Ordained BishopSylvester Carmel Magro, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of SaldaeVicar Apostolic of Benghazi, Libya
13 May33.0IncardinatedGabriel Bernardo BarbaPriest of Merlo-Moreno, ArgentinaBishop of Gregorio de Laferrere, Argentina
42.4AppointedFernando María BargallóBishop of Merlo-Moreno, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
89.3DiedAndré van den Bronk, S.M.A. †Bishop Emeritus of Parakou, Benin
14 May50.1Ordained BishopJohn ’Oke AfarehaTitular Bishop of MinaBishop of Warri, Nigeria
77.7DiedCarlos Arturo Brown, M.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
50.3Ordained BishopThomas Christopher CollinsCoadjutor Bishop of Saint Paul in Alberta, CanadaCardinal, Archbishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
57.1Ordained BishopJoseph O. EgeregaTitular Bishop of TanudaiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bomadi, Nigeria
66.2SucceededPaulo Lopes de FariaArchbishop of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
72.7RetiredGeraldo Majela ReisArchbishop of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
17 May75.4RetiredIgnazio CannavòArchbishop of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
48.2AppointedMarek JędraszewskiAuxiliary Bishop of Poznań, PolandArchbishop of Łódź, Poland
48.2AppointedMarek JędraszewskiTitular Bishop of Forum PopiliiArchbishop of Łódź, Poland
66.2AppointedGiovanni MarraArchbishop of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
52.1Ordained BishopSebastiano SanguinettiBishop of Ozieri, ItalyBishop of Tempio-Ampurias, Italy
18 May62.5Ordained BishopWenceslas CompaoréBishop of Manga, Burkina FasoBishop Emeritus
49.0Ordained BishopPaul Yemboaro OuédraogoBishop of Fada N’Gourma, Burkina FasoArchbishop of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
20 May51.2AppointedGerald AlmeidaCoadjutor Bishop of Jabalpur, IndiaBishop
45.1AppointedPeter Louis CaküAuxiliary Bishop of Kengtung, MyanmarBishop
45.1AppointedPeter Louis CaküTitular Bishop of AbiddaBishop of Kengtung, Myanmar
52.8AppointedNicolas Djomo LolaBishop of Tshumbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
66.2AppointedLouis Mbwôl-Mpasi, O.M.I.Bishop of Idiofa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
75.1RetiredJoseph Hubertus Soudant, S.C.I. †Bishop of Palembang, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus of Palembang, Indonesia
51.4AppointedAloysius Sudarso, S.C.I.Bishop of Palembang, IndonesiaArchbishop of Palembang, Indonesia
21 May57.0AppointedDécio PereiraBishop of Santo André, Sao Paulo, Brazil
22 May83.4DiedCornelius Michael PowerArchbishop Emeritus of Portland in Oregon, USA
24 May75.4RetiredSalvatore CassisaArchbishop of Monreale, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
42.0Ordained BishopManuel Felipe Díaz SánchezTitular Bishop of SitifisArchbishop of Calabozo, Venezuela
57.5Ordained BishopMaurice Le Bègue de GerminyBishop of Blois, FranceBishop Emeritus
32.3Ordained PriestAlberto RojasPriest of Chicago, Illinois, USAAuxiliary Bishop
61.5AppointedPio Vittorio VigoArchbishop of Monreale, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Acireale, Italy
25 May63.6AppointedRaffaele Farina, S.D.B.Prefect of the Vatican LibraryCardinal, Archivist Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archives
56.1Ordained BishopBerard Toshio Oshikawa, O.F.M. Conv.Bishop of Naha, Japan
55.1Ordained BishopMário Rino SivieriBishop of Propriá, Sergipe, Brazil
26 May50.5AppointedAdolfo González MontesBishop of Ávila, SpainBishop of Almería, Spain
28 May47.3AppointedCarlos Aguiar RetesBishop of Texcoco, México, MéxicoArchbishop of Tlalnepantla, México, México
45.2AppointedRodrigo Aguilar MartínezBishop of Matehuala, San Luís Potosí, MéxicoBishop of Tehuacán, Puebla, México
47.4AppointedEugenijus BartulisBishop of Šiauliai, Lithuania
52.6AppointedJonas Boruta, S.J.Auxiliary Bishop of Vilnius, LithuaniaBishop of Telšiai (-Klaipeda), Lithuania
52.6AppointedJonas Boruta, S.J.Titular Bishop of VulturariaBishop of Telšiai (-Klaipeda), Lithuania
53.4AppointedMartin DrennanAuxiliary Bishop of Dublin, IrelandBishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh, Ireland
53.4AppointedMartin DrennanTitular Bishop of Aquae RegiaeBishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh, Ireland
53.0AppointedRaymond W. FieldAuxiliary Bishop of Dublin, Ireland
53.0AppointedRaymond W. FieldTitular Bishop of Árd MórAuxiliary Bishop of Dublin, Ireland
39.4AppointedRimantas NorvilaAuxiliary Bishop of Kaunas, LithuaniaBishop of Vilkaviškis, Lithuania
39.4AppointedRimantas NorvilaTitular Bishop of CastrumBishop of Vilkaviškis, Lithuania
77.7RetiredMagín Camerino Torreblanca ReyesBishop of Texcoco, México, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
29 May80.0RetiredDomenico BartolucciOfficial of the Roman Curia - OtherCardinal, Official Emeritus
30 May60.2AppointedPeter Joseph ConnorsBishop of Ballarat, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
66.5ResignedRonald Austin MulkearnsBishop of Ballarat, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
60.4AppointedJacques Jean Joseph Jules PerrierCoadjutor Bishop of Tarbes et Lourdes, FranceBishop Emeritus
31 May28.8Ordained PriestAndrew Harmon CozzensPriest of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAAuxiliary Bishop
54.1Ordained BishopAngelo FagianiArchbishop of Camerino-San Severino Marche, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
46.0AppointedJosé Isidro Guerrero MacíasBishop of Mexicali, Baja California Norte, México
70.2AppointedAlfredo MagarottoBishop of Vittorio Veneto, ItalyBishop Emeritus
30.1Ordained PriestTarcisio Pusma IbáñezPriest of Chulucanas, PeruFormer Auxiliary Bishop-Elect of Trujillo, Peru
1 Jun84.0DiedMarcel Gérin y Boulay, P.M.E. †Bishop Emeritus of Choluteca, Honduras
2 Jun94.9DiedCarlo Manziana, C.O. †Bishop Emeritus of Crema, Italy
3 Jun60.4AppointedJorge Mario Bergoglio, S.J.Coadjutor Archbishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
83.9DiedMichele MincuzziArchbishop Emeritus of Lecce, Italy
4 Jun49.3SucceededPaul Choi Deok-kiBishop of Suwon, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
75.0RetiredAngelo Kim Nam-suBishop of Suwon, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
60.5AppointedJohn Anthony RawsthorneBishop of Hallam, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
6 Jun59.0Ordained BishopIván Antonio Marín LópezArchbishop of Popayán, Colombia
7 Jun57.4AppointedYoussef Anis Abi-Aad, Ist. del PradoArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Maronite), Syria
47.5AppointedAntoine Nabil AndariCurial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
47.5AppointedAntoine Nabil AndariTitular Bishop of Tarsus dei MaronitiCurial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
58.2AppointedYouhanna Fouad El-HageArchbishop of Tripoli del Libano {Tarabulus} (Maronite)
48.9Ordained BishopJuan García RodríguezTitular Bishop of Gummi in ProconsulariArchbishop of Camagüey, Cuba
8 Jun39.4SucceededVirgil BerceaBishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino} (Romanian), Romania
10 Jun66.8DiedPeter Fanyana John Butelezi, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Bloemfontein, South Africa
51.9Ordained BishopChristie Albert MacalusoTitular Bishop of Grass ValleyAuxiliary Bishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
11 Jun69.1ResignedLouis Edward GelineauBishop of Providence, Rhode Island, USABishop Emeritus
67.3SucceededRobert Edward MulveeBishop of Providence, Rhode Island, USABishop Emeritus
70.2AppointedJozef ZlatňanskýSecretary of the Roman Curia - OtherSecretary Emeritus
70.2AppointedJozef ZlatňanskýTitular Bishop of Mons FaliscusSecretary Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
13 Jun66.3AppointedArmindo Lopes CoelhoBishop of Porto, PortugalBishop Emeritus
75.3RetiredJúlio Tavares RebimbasBishop of Porto, PortugalBishop Emeritus
14 Jun64.2AppointedBrian James Barnes, O.F.M.Archbishop of Port Moresby, Papua New GuineaArchbishop Emeritus
46.8AppointedThomas D’SouzaBishop of Bagdogra, IndiaArchbishop of Calcutta, India
64.8AppointedPaul Francis Duffy, O.M.I. †Bishop of Mongu, ZambiaBishop Emeritus
52.4Ordained BishopJulian Winston Sebastian Fernando, S.S.S.Bishop of Badulla, Sri Lanka
50.1Ordained BishopJanvier Kataka LuveteBishop of Wamba, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
44.4AppointedStephen LepchaBishop of Darjeeling, India
43.0AppointedJulius MarandiBishop of Dumka, India
75.8RetiredBoleslaw PylakArchbishop of Lublin, PolandArchbishop Emeritus
83.6DiedSiro SilvestriBishop Emeritus of La Spezia-Sarzana-Brugnato, Italy
49.7IncardinatedClement TirkeyPriest of Bagdogra, IndiaBishop of Jalpaiguri, India
49.5AppointedFelix Toppo, S.J.Bishop of Jamshedpur, India
48.7AppointedJózef Mirosław ŻycińskiArchbishop of Lublin, Poland
15 Jun53.9Ordained BishopBenvenuto Italo CastellaniBishop of Faenza-Modigliana, ItalyArchbishop of Lucca, Italy
42.6Ordained BishopPaul Yoshinao OtsukaBishop of Kyōto, Japan
17 Jun59.3Ordained BishopJoseph Nguyên Tich DucCoadjutor Bishop of Ban Mê Thuôt, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
18 Jun76.1RetiredCleto BellucciArchbishop of Fermo, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
62.0AppointedBenito Gennaro FranceschettiArchbishop of Fermo, Italy
55.8Ordained BishopJacques Behnan HindoArchbishop of Hassaké-Nisibi (Syrian), Syria
78.0DiedVasile HossuBishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino} (Romanian), Romania
60.3Ordained BishopPierre Nguyên Van NhoCoadjutor Bishop of Nha Trang, Viet Nam
19 Jun57.9AppointedLuis Morao Andreazza, O.F.M.Apostolic Administrator of El Salvador, MilitaryBishop of Chalatenango, El Salvador
64.5ResignedFernando Sáenz LacalleApostolic Administrator of El Salvador, MilitaryArchbishop Emeritus of San Salvador, El Salvador
20 Jun82.9DiedOtoniel Alcedo Culquicóndor, S.D.B. †Archbishop Emeritus of Ayacucho o Huamanga, Peru
46.0AppointedGeorg Müller, SS.CC.Prelate of Trondheim, NorwayPrelate Emeritus
46.0AppointedMichele SecciaBishop of San Severo, ItalyBishop of Teramo-Atri, Italy
21 Jun66.9Ordained BishopIgnace Pierre VIII (Grégoire) Abdel-AhadTitular Bishop of Batnae dei SiriPatriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
52.6Ordained BishopJonas Boruta, S.J.Titular Bishop of VulturariaBishop of Telšiai (-Klaipeda), Lithuania
68.0ResignedMiguel Delgado Avila, S.D.B. †Bishop of Barcelona, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
58.9AppointedCésar Ramón Ortega HerreraApostolic Administrator of Barcelona, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
22 Jun40.5Ordained PriestSalvatore AngeramiPriest of Napoli {Naples}, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop
60.2InstalledLeo Jun Ikenaga, S.J.Archbishop of Osaka, JapanArchbishop Emeritus
39.5Ordained BishopThomas Maria RenzTitular Bishop of RucumaAuxiliary Bishop of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, Germany
23 Jun62.3AppointedGilberto FernándezAuxiliary Bishop of Miami, Florida, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
62.3AppointedGilberto FernándezTitular Bishop of HirinaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Miami, Florida, USA
24 Jun53.1Ordained BishopJoji GovinduBishop of Nalgonda, India
66.7AppointedAlvaro Raúl Jarro TobosBishop of Colombia, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
66.7AppointedAlvaro Raúl Jarro TobosTitular Bishop of ThasbaltaBishop Emeritus of Colombia, Military
45.9AppointedRomulo Geolina VallesBishop of Kidapawan, PhilippinesArchbishop of Davao, Philippines
46.6AppointedThomas Gerard WenskiAuxiliary Bishop of Miami, Florida, USAArchbishop
46.6AppointedThomas Gerard WenskiTitular Bishop of KearneyArchbishop of Miami, Florida, USA
25 Jun53.8AppointedJohn Raymond GaydosBishop of Jefferson City, Missouri, USA
76.5RetiredMichael Francis McAuliffeBishop of Jefferson City, Missouri, USABishop Emeritus
26 Jun56.6Ordained BishopAnthony Giroux MeagherTitular Bishop of DuraArchbishop of Kingston, Ontario, Canada
64.7DiedThomas Joseph MurphyArchbishop of Seattle, Washington, USA
27 Jun84.3DiedJean-Baptiste Brunon, P.S.S. †Bishop Emeritus of Tulle, France
28 Jun76.3RetiredPackiam ArokiaswamyBishop of Tanjore, IndiaBishop Emeritus
42.5InstalledFernando María BargallóBishop of Merlo-Moreno, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
75.0RetiredFederico O. Escaler, S.J.Prelate of Ipil, PhilippinesPrelate Emeritus
52.5AppointedOswald GraciasAuxiliary Bishop of Bombay, IndiaCardinal, Archbishop
52.5AppointedOswald GraciasTitular Bishop of BladiaCardinal, Archbishop of Bombay, India
67.3Ordained BishopOswald Georg HirmerBishop of Umtata, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
54.2SucceededAntonio Javellana Ledesma, S.J.Prelate of Ipil, PhilippinesArchbishop of Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
49.7AppointedDevadass Ambrose MariadossBishop of Tanjore, India
38.2AppointedPascal N’KouéBishop of Natitingou, BeninArchbishop of Parakou, Benin
40.9AppointedFrançois-Xavier YombandjeBishop of Kaga-Bandoro, Central African RepublicBishop Emeritus of Bossangoa, Central African Republic
29 Jun47.4Ordained BishopCarlos Aguiar RetesBishop of Texcoco, México, MéxicoArchbishop of Tlalnepantla, México, México
47.5Ordained BishopEugenijus BartulisBishop of Šiauliai, Lithuania
48.3Ordained BishopMarek JędraszewskiTitular Bishop of Forum PopiliiArchbishop of Łódź, Poland
57.1Ordained BishopDamian KyaruziBishop of Sumbawanga, Tanzania
39.5Ordained BishopRimantas NorvilaTitular Bishop of CastrumBishop of Vilkaviškis, Lithuania
48.8InstalledJózef Mirosław ŻycińskiArchbishop of Lublin, Poland
30 Jun65.8AppointedRobert Anthony BrucatoAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
65.8AppointedRobert Anthony BrucatoTitular Bishop of TemunianaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
62.2AppointedLorenzo ChiarinelliBishop of Viterbo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
50.4SucceededThomas Christopher CollinsBishop of Saint Paul in Alberta, CanadaCardinal, Archbishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
75.1ResignedJohn Charles ReissBishop of Trenton, New Jersey, USABishop Emeritus
78.1RetiredRaymond RoyBishop of Saint Paul in Alberta, CanadaBishop Emeritus
62.0SucceededJohn Mortimer Fourette SmithBishop of Trenton, New Jersey, USABishop Emeritus
75.7RetiredFiorino TagliaferriBishop of Viterbo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
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