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The Year of Our Lord 1997

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Jul81.1DiedConstantino José Lüers, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Penedo, Alagoas, Brazil
3 Jul53.2AppointedArturo Mandin Bastes, S.V.D.Bishop of Romblon, PhilippinesBishop of Sorsogon, Philippines
88.8DiedAndré Jacques, C.I.C.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Boma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
4 Jul55.6AppointedJean-Michel di Falco LeandriAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, FranceBishop of Gap (-Embrun), France
55.6AppointedJean-Michel di Falco LeandriTitular Bishop of VallisBishop of Gap (-Embrun), France
44.1AppointedPierre d’OrnellasAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, FranceArchbishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
44.1AppointedPierre d’OrnellasTitular Bishop of NaraggaraArchbishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
32.8Ordained PriestProsper Balthazar LyimoPriest of Arusha, TanzaniaAuxiliary Bishop
5 Jul48.2AppointedJosip BozanićCardinal, Archbishop of Zagreb, Croatia
55.1AppointedAlvaro Corrada del Rio, S.J.Apostolic Administrator of Caguas, Puerto RicoBishop of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
59.4AppointedMarko CulejBishop of Varaždin, Croatia
50.6Ordained BishopAdolfo González MontesBishop of Ávila, SpainBishop of Almería, Spain
37.3IncardinatedVjekoslav HuzjakPriest of Varaždin, CroatiaBishop of Bjelovar-Križevci, Croatia
78.2RetiredFranjo KuharićArchbishop of Zagreb, CroatiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
28.0Professed (Perpetual Vows)Joaquín Humberto Pinzón Güiza, I.M.C.Member of Consolata MissionariesVicar Apostolic of Puerto Leguízamo-Solano, Colombia
29.4Ordained PriestMarie Fabien Raharilamboniaina, O.C.D.Priest of Order of Discalced CarmelitesBishop of Morondava, Madagascar
50.1AppointedAntun ŠkvorcevicBishop of Požega, Croatia
6 Jul50.7Ordained BishopLuís Flávio Cappio, O.F.M.Bishop of Barra (do Rio Grande), Bahia, Brazil
74.5RetiredLouis Nganga a NdzandoBishop of Lisala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
60.0SucceededLouis Nkinga Bondala, C.I.C.M.Bishop of Lisala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
28.2Ordained PriestXavier Novell GomáPriest of Solsona, SpainBishop
85.2DiedLászló TóthAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Veszprém, Hungary
7 Jul57.0AppointedPaul Gregory BootkoskiAuxiliary Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, USABishop of Metuchen, New Jersey, USA
57.0AppointedPaul Gregory BootkoskiTitular Bishop of ZarnaBishop of Metuchen, New Jersey, USA
86.5DiedJosé Manuel Piña TorresAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Tepic, Nayarit, México
8 Jul60.5AppointedVincent DePaul BreenBishop of Metuchen, New Jersey, USABishop Emeritus
45.1AppointedPatrick HoogmartensCoadjutor Bishop of Hasselt, BelgiumBishop
76.6ResignedEdward Thomas HughesBishop of Metuchen, New Jersey, USABishop Emeritus
57.7AppointedMario Melanio Medina SalinasCoadjutor Bishop of San Juan Bautista de las Misiones, ParaguayBishop
67.6AppointedOriano QuiliciApostolic Nuncio to Switzerland
67.6AppointedOriano QuiliciApostolic Nuncio to LiechtensteinApostolic Nuncio to Switzerland
54.7AppointedWilliam de Jesús Ruiz VelásquezPrefect of Leticia, ColombiaPrefect Emeritus
9 Jul59.8AppointedErwin Josef EnderApostolic Nuncio to LithuaniaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Germany
59.8AppointedErwin Josef EnderApostolic Nuncio to EstoniaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Germany
59.8AppointedErwin Josef EnderApostolic Nuncio to LatviaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Germany
48.0AppointedJoseph Fred NaumannAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USAArchbishop of Kansas City in Kansas, USA
48.0AppointedJoseph Fred NaumannTitular Bishop of Caput CillaArchbishop of Kansas City in Kansas, USA
51.8AppointedHans SchwemmerTitular Archbishop of RebellumApostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea
51.8AppointedHans SchwemmerApostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea
51.8AppointedHans SchwemmerApostolic Nuncio to Solomon IslandsApostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea
52.3AppointedMichael John SheridanAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USABishop of Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
52.3AppointedMichael John SheridanTitular Bishop of ThibiucaBishop of Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
10 Jul78.8DiedJosé Costa CamposBishop Emeritus of Divinópolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil
68.5ResignedBede Vincent HeatherBishop of Parramatta, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
63.6AppointedKevin Michael ManningBishop of Parramatta, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
11 Jul53.8InstalledMurilo Sebastião Ramos Krieger, S.C.I.Archbishop of Maringá, Parana, BrazilArchbishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
84.3DiedAlfonso Sánchez Peña, C.M.F. †Prelate Emeritus of Alto Sinú, Colombia
12 Jul32.7Ordained PriestDennis Kofi Agbenyadzi, S.M.A.Priest of Society of African MissionsBishop of Berbérati, Central African Republic
36.5Ordained PriestBernardo Johannes Bahlmann, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Óbidos, Para, Brazil
50.4AppointedJuan María Leonardi VillasmilBishop of Punto Fijo, Venezuela
31.5Ordained PriestJoseph Mlola, ALCP/OSSPriestBishop of Kigoma, Tanzania
29.7Ordained PriestVasyl Volodymyr Tuchapets, O.S.B.M.Priest of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Archiepiscopal Exarch of Kharkiv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
39.8IncardinatedJesús Tomás Zárraga ColmenaresPriest of Punto Fijo, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus of San Carlos de Venezuela
14 Jul95.1DiedJesús Serrano Pastor, C.M.F. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Darién, Panama
15 Jul76.8DiedJosé Guerra CamposBishop Emeritus of Cuenca, Spain
16 Jul75.1RetiredJuan Bautista Herrada Armijo, O. de M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Antofagasta, ChilePrelate Emeritus of Calama, Chile
45.5AppointedAntonysamy Susairaj, M.E.P.Apostolic Administrator of Kompong-Cham, CambodiaPrefect
17 Jul38.7Ordained BishopThomas Koorilos ChakkalapadickalTitular Bishop of Tigisi in MauretaniaArchbishop of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankarese), India
19 Jul81.8DiedGuerino Dominique Picchi, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Alep [Beroea, Halab], Syria
20 Jul55.9DiedEduardo Ernesto Fuentes DuarteBishop of Sololá-Chimaltenango, Guatemala
70.3Ordained BishopJozef ZlatňanskýTitular Bishop of Mons FaliscusSecretary Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
22 Jul76.9RetiredJean Marcel HonoréArchbishop of Tours, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
59.4AppointedMichel Paul Marie Moutel, P.S.S. †Archbishop of Tours, France
53.6AppointedLeonardo SandriTitular Archbishop of AemonaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
53.6AppointedLeonardo SandriApostolic Nuncio to VenezuelaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
23 Jul60.3InstalledPeter Joseph ConnorsBishop of Ballarat, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
76.6RetiredMaximos SalloumArchbishop of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek), IsraelArchbishop Emeritus
25 Jul67.1AppointedPaolo Lunardon, O.S.B.Abbot of San Paolo fuori le Mura, ItalyAbbot Emeritus
26 Jul80.4DiedLangton Douglas FoxBishop Emeritus of Menevia, Wales, Great Britain
33.0Ordained PriestFaustin Ambassa Ndjodo, C.I.C.M.Priest of Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of MaryBishop of Batouri, Cameroon
27 Jul50.4Ordained BishopPeter TurangCoadjutor Archbishop of Kupang, IndonesiaArchbishop
28 Jul46.1Ordained BishopGeorg Müller, SS.CC.Prelate of Trondheim, NorwayPrelate Emeritus
29 Jul62.9AppointedJacques Maurice FaivreBishop of Le Mans, FranceBishop Emeritus
50.6AppointedJoseph Serge MiotCoadjutor Archbishop of Port-au-Prince, HaïtiArchbishop
30 Jul52.5AppointedValério Breda, S.D.B.Bishop of Penedo, Alagoas, Brazil
69.7DiedJosé Antônio do Couto, S.C.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, Brazil
76.0RetiredPeter Dubovský, S.J. †Auxiliary Bishop of Banská Bystrica, SlovakiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
31 Jul45.4Ordained BishopRodrigo Aguilar MartínezBishop of Matehuala, San Luís Potosí, MéxicoBishop of Tehuacán, Puebla, México
75.2RetiredLuigi BarbaritoApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
66.1AppointedPablo Puente BucesApostolic Nuncio to Great BritainApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
6 Aug59.7AppointedMario PacielloBishop of Altamura-Gravina-Acquaviva delle Fonti, ItalyBishop Emeritus
57.4ResignedAgostino SuperboBishop of Altamura-Gravina-Acquaviva delle Fonti, ItalyArchbishop of Potenza-Muro Lucano-Marsico Nuovo, Italy
46.0Ordained BishopRomulo Geolina VallesBishop of Kidapawan, PhilippinesArchbishop of Davao, Philippines
8 Aug52.1AppointedAloysius BalinaBishop of Shinyanga, Tanzania
80.2DiedAugusto CarvalhoBishop Emeritus of Caruaru, Pernambuco, Brazil
9 Aug59.9AppointedErwin Josef EnderApostolic Administrator of EstoniaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Germany
12 Aug74.5ResignedJoseph Thomas DiminoArchbishop of United States of America, MilitaryArchbishop Emeritus
58.3SucceededEdwin Frederick O’BrienArchbishop of United States of America, MilitaryCardinal, Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
14 Aug53.6AppointedGyula MárfiArchbishop of Veszprém, Hungary
46.0AppointedAdalberto Martínez FloresAuxiliary Bishop of Asunción, ParaguayBishop of Paraguay, Military
46.0AppointedAdalberto Martínez FloresTitular Bishop of TatiltiBishop of Paraguay, Military
31.1Ordained DeaconAlfonso Gerardo Miranda GuardiolaDeacon of Monterrey, Nuevo León, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop
75.7RetiredJózsef SzendiArchbishop of Veszprém, HungaryArchbishop Emeritus
15 Aug26.8Ordained PriestJuan Armando Pérez TalamantesPriest of Monterrey, Nuevo León, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop
16 Aug87.6DiedGebhard (Ferdinand) Koberger, C.R.S.A. †Abbot Primate Emeritus of Confederation of Canons Regular of St. Augustine
18 Aug69.8DiedDomenico Amoroso, S.D.B. †Bishop of Trapani, Italy
78.6DiedJoseph S. ThummaBishop Emeritus of Vijayawada, India
19 Aug26.9Ordained PriestMykhaylo Bubniy, C.SS.R.Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerArchiepiscopal Exarch of Odessa (Ukrainian), Ukraine
48.2AppointedDaniel Nicholas DiNardoCoadjutor Bishop of Sioux City, Iowa, USACardinal, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USA
20 Aug50.4AppointedJuan Vargas AruquipaBishop of Coroico, Bolivia
21 Aug53.3Ordained BishopArturo Mandin Bastes, S.V.D.Bishop of Romblon, PhilippinesBishop of Sorsogon, Philippines
54.1AppointedRafael Ramón Conde AlfonzoCoadjutor Bishop of La Guaira, VenezuelaBishop of Maracay, Venezuela
63.8InstalledKevin Michael ManningBishop of Parramatta, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
75.6DiedAloys Mulindwa Mutabesha Mugoma MweruArchbishop Emeritus of Bukavu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
22 Aug53.5Ordained BishopPaul MaipanBishop of Khammam, India
47.1Ordained BishopIgnatius Suharyo HardjoatmodjoArchbishop of Semarang, IndonesiaArchbishop of Jakarta, Indonesia
23 Aug78.4DiedJoseph IrimpenBishop Emeritus of Palghat (Syro-Malabarese), India
24 Aug28.1ProfessedBashar Matti Warda, C.SS.R.Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerArchbishop of Arbil {Erbil} (Chaldean), Iraq
25 Aug66.0Ordained BishopRobert Anthony BrucatoTitular Bishop of TemunianaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
72.4DiedJean-Georges DeledicqueAuxiliary Bishop of Lille, FranceAuxiliary Bishop of Lille, France
26 Aug63.1AppointedEugenio SbarbaroApostolic Nuncio to Guyana, AntillesApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Serbia
27 Aug54.0Ordained BishopJohn Raymond GaydosBishop of Jefferson City, Missouri, USA
57.4AppointedCzeslaw Stanula, C.SS.R.Bishop of Itabuna, Bahia, Brazil
28 Aug70.2DiedAntónio Francisco Marques, O.F.M. †Bishop of Santarém, Portugal
29 Aug75.5RetiredFrancis Leo Braganza, S.J. †Bishop of Baroda, IndiaBishop Emeritus
40.0AppointedAlfred Kipkoech Arap RotichBishop of Kenya, Military
53.8AppointedLeo Laba Ladjar, O.F.M.Bishop of Jayapura, Indonesia
75.7RetiredHerman Ferdinandus Maria Münninghoff, O.F.M.Bishop of Jayapura, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
74.5RetiredMaurice Michael OtungaBishop of Kenya, MilitaryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Nairobi, Kenya
50.9AppointedGodfrey de Rozario, S.J.Bishop of Baroda, India
30 Aug50.5InstalledJuan María Leonardi VillasmilBishop of Punto Fijo, Venezuela
59.4AppointedSilvano MontevecchiBishop of Ascoli Piceno, Italy
31 Aug27.8Ordained PriestVasile BizăuPriest of Maramureş (Romanian), RomaniaBishop
65.0Ordained BishopPaul Francis Duffy, O.M.I. †Bishop of Mongu, ZambiaBishop Emeritus
62.2Ordained BishopBenito Gennaro FranceschettiArchbishop of Fermo, Italy
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