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The Year of Our Lord 1998

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Jul51.5AppointedVicente CostaAuxiliary Bishop of Londrina, Parana, BrazilBishop of Jundiaí, Sao Paulo, Brazil
51.5AppointedVicente CostaTitular Bishop of Aquae FlaviaeBishop of Jundiaí, Sao Paulo, Brazil
71.3AppointedCornelius John Pasichny, O.S.B.M. †Bishop of Toronto (Ukrainian), CanadaBishop Emeritus
53.3AppointedManuel Ureña PastorBishop of Cartagena (en España)Archbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
2 Jul57.2AppointedGérard Antoine Léopold DaucourtBishop of Orléans, FranceBishop Emeritus of Nanterre, France
67.5AppointedGérard Denis Auguste DefoisArchbishop (Personal Title) of Lille, FranceBishop Emeritus of Lille, France
62.7DiedJorge Eduardo Marskell, S.F.M. †Prelate of Itacoatiara, Amazonas, Brazil
76.2RetiredJean-Félix-Albert-Marie VilnetBishop of Lille, FranceBishop Emeritus
3 Jul46.9AppointedSalvatore FisichellaAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, ItalyPresident of the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization
46.9AppointedSalvatore FisichellaTitular Bishop of VicohabentiaPresident of the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization
75.2RetiredFilippo GianniniAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
69.3Ordained BishopJosé Ramón Santos Iztueta Mendizábal, C.P. †Coadjutor Prelate of Moyobamba, PeruPrelate Emeritus
49.4AppointedLuigi MorettiAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, ItalyArchbishop of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno, Italy
49.4AppointedLuigi MorettiTitular Bishop of MoptaArchbishop of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno, Italy
76.1RetiredClemente Riva, I.C. †Auxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
4 Jul56.8InstalledHéctor Sabatino CardelliBishop of Concordia, ArgentinaBishop of San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Argentina
38.5AppointedAntoni DziemiankoAuxiliary Bishop of Grodno, BelarusBishop of Pinsk, Belarus
38.5AppointedAntoni DziemiankoTitular Bishop of LesviBishop of Pinsk, Belarus
41.3Ordained BishopMariusz LeszczyńskiTitular Bishop of BassianaAuxiliary Bishop of Zamość-Lubaczów, Poland
6 Jul56.8AppointedCándido Cárdenas VillalbaBishop of Benjamín Aceval, Paraguay
7 Jul49.3AppointedBlase Joseph CupichBishop of Rapid City, South Dakota, USABishop of Spokane, Washington, USA
58.3AppointedPiergiorgio DebernardiBishop of Pinerolo, Italy
75.8RetiredPietro GiachettiBishop of Pinerolo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
84.2DiedIgnace Abdo Khalifé, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Saint Maron of Sydney (Maronite), Australia
8 Jul82.5DiedChristophe AdimouArchbishop Emeritus of Cotonou, Benin
66.6ResignedVital João Geraldo Wilderink, O. Carm. †Bishop of Itaguaí, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilBishop Emeritus
9 Jul68.3DiedAntonio Federico GattiAuxiliary Bishop of San Justo, Argentina
60.1AppointedTheodorus van Ruijven (van Ruyven), C.M.Prefect of Jimma-Bonga, EthiopiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Nekemte, Ethiopia
10 Jul60.4AppointedLouis-Marie BilléCardinal, Archbishop of Lyon (-Vienne), France
62.1AppointedAlphonse Émile GeorgerBishop of Oran, AlgeriaBishop Emeritus
48.2AppointedSleiman Hajjar, B.S. †Bishop of Saint-Sauveur de Montréal (Melkite Greek), Canada
11 Jul69.7AppointedGiuseppe Pittau, S.J.Titular Archbishop of Castro di SardegnaSecretary Emeritus of the Congregation for Catholic Education (for Institutes of Study)
69.7AppointedGiuseppe Pittau, S.J.Secretary of the Congregation for Catholic Education (for Institutes of Study)Secretary Emeritus
12 Jul57.7Ordained BishopMichele De RosaBishop of Cerreto Sannita-Telese-Sant’Agata de’ Goti, Italy
48.8Ordained BishopLudwig SchickTitular Bishop of AuziaArchbishop of Bamberg, Germany
15 Jul60.0AppointedCésar Ramón Ortega HerreraBishop of Barcelona, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
56.5AppointedGuilherme PortoCoadjutor Bishop of Sete Lagoas, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop
16 Jul62.2Ordained BishopHugo Barrantes UreñaBishop of Puntarenas, Costa RicaArchbishop Emeritus of San José de Costa Rica
30.8Ordained PriestRaúl Antonio Chau QuispePriest of Lima, PeruAuxiliary Bishop
56.2Ordained BishopRonald Michael GilmoreBishop of Dodge City, Kansas, USABishop Emeritus
18 Jul62.5AppointedErnesto VecchiAuxiliary Bishop of Bologna, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
62.5AppointedErnesto VecchiTitular Bishop of LemellefaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bologna, Italy
19 Jul48.8Ordained BishopGorgônio Alves da Encarnação Neto, C.R.Bishop of Itapetininga, Sao Paulo, Brazil
20 Jul57.6ResignedFortunatus M. LukanimaBishop of Arusha, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
21 Jul62.9AppointedJohn Brendan McCormackBishop of Manchester, New Hampshire, USABishop Emeritus
22 Jul49.5Ordained BishopPrakash MallavarapuBishop of Cuddapah, IndiaArchbishop of Visakhapatnam, India
23 Jul82.7DiedVittorio CecchiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Macerata-Tolentino-Recanati-Cingoli-Treia, Italy
70.2DiedHenri Goudreault, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Grouard-McLennan, Alberta, Canada
87.9ResignedIgnace Antoine II HayekBishop of Beirut {Bairut} (Syrian), LebanonPatriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
87.9RetiredIgnace Antoine II HayekPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), LebanonPatriarch Emeritus
25 Jul66.5AppointedFlavio Roberto Carraro, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Verona, ItalyBishop Emeritus
50.7ResignedFrumencio Escudero ArenasVicar Apostolic of Puyo, EcuadorVicar Apostolic Emeritus
82.3DiedAbdul-Ahad Rabban, O.A.O.C. †Bishop of Aqrā {Akra} (Chaldean), Iraq
50.6AppointedMarcello SemeraroBishop of Oria, ItalyBishop of Albano, Italy
26 Jul87.7DiedCarlos Anasagasti Zulueta, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of El Beni o Beni, Bolivia
56.0Ordained BishopJosé Luíz Bertanha, S.V.D.Bishop of Registro, Sao Paulo, Brazil
62.3Ordained BishopLéonard Kasanda Lumembu, C.I.C.M.Bishop of Luiza, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
78.0DiedJames Dominic SanguBishop Emeritus of Mbeya, Tanzania
73.5Ordained BishopŠtefan VrablecTitular Bishop of ThasbaltaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bratislava, Slovakia
27 Jul77.1RetiredFrançois Abou Mokh, B.S. †Curial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), SyriaCurial Bishop Emeritus
28 Jul81.0DiedManuel Augusto CárdenasAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Argentina, Faithful of the Eastern Rites
60.0ResignedEnrique Manuel Hernández RiveraBishop of Caguas, Puerto RicoBishop Emeritus
29 Jul69.3AppointedGeraldo do Espírito Santo ÁvilaApostolic Administrator of Ipameri, Goias, BrazilArchbishop of Brazil, Military
85.8DiedFernando Azcárate y Freyre de Andrade, S.J. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
59.2AppointedJosé Jovêncio Balestieri, S.D.B.Coadjutor Bishop of Rio do Sul, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus
60.5ResignedTarcísio Sebastião Batista Lopes, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Ipameri, Goias, BrazilBishop Emeritus
62.5AppointedMoacyr Grechi, O.S.M.Archbishop of Porto Velho, Rondonia, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
70.2AppointedPierre Mouallem, S.M.S.P.Archbishop of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek), IsraelArchbishop Emeritus
30 Jul91.9DiedOrestes Marengo, S.D.B. †Apostolic Administrator Emeritus of Tura, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Tezpur, India
31 Jul86.7DiedIoan PloscaruBishop Emeritus of Lugoj (Romanian), Romania
1 Aug86.9DiedVito RobertiBishop Emeritus of Caserta, Italy
2 Aug55.9Ordained BishopMosé João Pontelo, C.S.Sp.Coadjutor Bishop of Cruzeiro do Sul, Acre, BrazilBishop
46.5Ordained BishopMelchisedec Sikuli PalukuBishop of Butembo-Beni, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
4 Aug53.9AppointedBernard-Nicolas Jean-Marie Aubertin, O. Cist.Bishop of Chartres, FranceArchbishop of Tours, France
86.7DiedThomas Joseph McDonoughArchbishop Emeritus of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
45.9Ordained BishopConstancio Miranda WechmannBishop of Atlacomulco, México, MéxicoArchbishop of Chihuahua, México
5 Aug37.0Ordained PriestMichele Petruzzelli, O.S.B.Priest of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot of Santissima Trinità di Cava de’ Tirreni, Italy
6 Aug50.8AppointedFreddy Antonio de Jesús Bretón MartínezBishop of Baní, Dominican Republic
48.2Ordained BishopSleiman Hajjar, B.S. †Bishop of Saint-Sauveur de Montréal (Melkite Greek), Canada
8 Aug54.3AppointedRenzo FratiniApostolic Nuncio to IndonesiaApostolic Nuncio to Spain
73.0ResignedBernard Charles Ratsimamotoana, M.S. †Bishop of Morondava, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
9 Aug44.2Ordained BishopSérgio Eduardo Castriani, C.S.Sp.Coadjutor Prelate of Tefé, Amazonas, BrazilArchbishop of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
90.8DiedDamián Nicolau Roig, T.O.R. †Prelate Emeritus of Huamachuco, Peru
31.4Ordained PriestDieudonné Nzapalainga, C.S.Sp.Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritArchbishop of Bangui, Central African Republic
12 Aug51.3AppointedJoão Bráz de AvizBishop of Ponta Grossa, Parana, BrazilCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
75.7RetiredHenri-François-Marie-Pierre DerouetBishop of Arras (-Boulogne-Saint-Omer), FranceBishop Emeritus
53.9AppointedJean-Paul Maurice JaegerBishop of Arras (-Boulogne-Saint-Omer), France
14 Aug43.8Ordained BishopMauro Aparecido dos SantosCoadjutor Bishop of Campo Mourão, Parana, BrazilArchbishop of Cascavel, Parana, Brazil
37.7Ordained DeaconBorys Andrij GudziakDeacon of Lviv (Ukrainian), UkraineBishop of Saint Vladimir-Le-Grand de Paris (Ukrainian)
15 Aug52.3Ordained BishopMaurice Anthony Crowley, S.P.S.Bishop of Kitale, Kenya
32.1Ordained PriestAlfonso Gerardo Miranda GuardiolaPriest of Monterrey, Nuevo León, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop
16 Aug62.2Ordained BishopAlphonse Émile GeorgerBishop of Oran, AlgeriaBishop Emeritus
47.7InstalledIrineu Roque SchererBishop of Garanhuns, Pernambuco, BrazilBishop of Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil
46.6Ordained BishopNorman King’oo WambuaBishop of Bungoma, Kenya
20 Aug93.7DiedNicola RiezzoArchbishop Emeritus of Otranto, Italy
22 Aug52.3Ordained BishopAugustine KasujjaTitular Archbishop of Caesarea in NumidiaApostolic Nuncio to Nigeria
56.0AppointedOsvaldo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to NigeriaApostolic Nuncio to Korea
23 Aug68.6InstalledAmédée (Antoine-Marie) Grab, O.S.B.Bishop of Chur, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
28.5Ordained PriestNestor-Désiré Nongo-Aziagbia, S.M.A.Priest of Society of African MissionsBishop of Bossangoa, Central African Republic
25 Aug33.0Ordained PriestClement Mulenga, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Kabwe, Zambia
26 Aug73.6ResignedLuciano José Cabral DuarteArchbishop of Aracajú, Sergipe, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
59.4AppointedStefan CichyAuxiliary Bishop of Katowice, PolandBishop Emeritus of Legnica, Poland
59.4AppointedStefan CichyTitular Bishop of BonustaBishop Emeritus of Legnica, Poland
72.7RetiredAgostinho Willy Kist, S.J. †Bishop of Diamantino, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop Emeritus
46.9SucceededCanísio KlausBishop of Diamantino, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop of Santa Cruz do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
56.6SucceededJosé Palmeira LessaArchbishop of Aracajú, Sergipe, Brazil
27 Aug70.1DiedBernard Francis PappinAuxiliary Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada
65.4SucceededLuis María Pérez de Onraita AguirreBishop of Malanje, AngolaArchbishop Emeritus of Malanje, Angola
75.0RetiredEugénio SalessuBishop of Malanje, AngolaBishop Emeritus
28 Aug68.5AppointedJean Marie Louis Bonfils, S.M.A.Bishop of Nice, FranceBishop Emeritus
54.0Ordained BishopCélio de Oliveira Goulart, O.F.M.Bishop of Leopoldina, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop of São João del Rei, Minas Gerais, Brazil
93.2DiedRajarethinam Arokiasamy SundaramBishop Emeritus of Tanjore, India
29 Aug51.8Ordained BishopLuigi GattiTitular Archbishop of Santa GiustaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Greece
54.1Ordained BishopAntonius Lambertus Maria HurkmansBishop of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), Netherlands
67.1InstalledGiuseppe MalandrinoBishop of Noto, ItalyBishop Emeritus
55.7Ordained BishopJohn Baptist Tseng Chien-tsiTitular Bishop of SululosAuxiliary Bishop of Hwalien, Taiwan
31 Aug63.9ResignedTadeusz PieronekAuxiliary Bishop of Sosnowiec, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
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