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The Year of Our Lord 1999

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March to April


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Mar58.8AppointedGilbert LouisBishop of Châlons, France
2 Mar55.6AppointedFrederick Francis CampbellAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USABishop of Columbus, Ohio, USA
55.6AppointedFrederick Francis CampbellTitular Bishop of AfufeniaBishop of Columbus, Ohio, USA
81.2RetiredDominic Joseph Chwane Khumalo, O.M.I. †Auxiliary Bishop of Durban, South AfricaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
89.1DiedFrancisco Nunes TeixeiraBishop Emeritus of Quelimane, Mozambique
86.1DiedAngelo Raimondo Verardo, O.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Ventimiglia-San Remo, Italy
3 Mar62.1AppointedPier Luigi CelataApostolic Nuncio to BelgiumVice-Chamberlain of the Apostolic Chamber
62.1AppointedPier Luigi CelataApostolic Nuncio to LuxembourgVice-Chamberlain of the Apostolic Chamber
49.7AppointedAdriano Ciocca VasinoBishop of Floresta, Pernambuco, BrazilPrelate of São Félix, Mato Grosso, Brazil
54.1AppointedFernando Mason, O.F.M. Conv.Bishop of Caraguatatuba, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop of Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
67.1DiedGian Vincenzo MoreniApostolic Nuncio to Philippines
75.3RetiredGiovanni MorettiApostolic Nuncio to BelgiumApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
75.3RetiredGiovanni MorettiApostolic Nuncio to LuxembourgApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Belgium
6 Mar75.6RetiredLuigi BelloliBishop of Anagni-Alatri, ItalyBishop Emeritus
64.5AppointedDomenico CruscoBishop of San Marco Argentano-Scalea, ItalyBishop Emeritus
51.5AppointedFrancesco LambiasiBishop of Anagni-Alatri, ItalyBishop of Rimini, Italy
75.3RetiredAugusto LauroBishop of San Marco Argentano-Scalea, ItalyBishop Emeritus
61.0AppointedLuis Robles DíazApostolic Nuncio to CubaVice President of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America
8 Mar61.9AppointedPaul Marchand, S.M.M. †Bishop of Timmins, Ontario, Canada
9 Mar49.0InstalledJose Serofia PalmaBishop of Calbayog, PhilippinesArchbishop of Cebu, Philippines
10 Mar69.1ResignedAntoine Hamid MouranyArchbishop of Damas (Maronite), SyriaArchbishop Emeritus
11 Mar68.9ResignedPaul ConsbruchAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
12 Mar52.6InstalledCarlos José ÑáñezArchbishop of Córdoba, Argentina
13 Mar64.9DiedIsidore de SouzaArchbishop of Cotonou, Benin
14 Mar85.9DiedGilberto BaroniBishop Emeritus of Reggio Emilia-Guastalla, Italy
83.4DiedArthur Joseph GilbertBishop Emeritus of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
16 Mar65.4AppointedHoracio Ernesto Benites AstoulAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
65.4AppointedHoracio Ernesto Benites AstoulTitular Bishop of LamzellaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Buenos Aires, Argentina
57.2InstalledStephen Edward BlaireBishop of Stockton, California, USA
54.2AppointedVincent Boi-Nai, S.V.D.Bishop of Yendi, Ghana
42.8Ordained BishopAntonieto Dumagan CabajogTitular Bishop of ReperiBishop of Surigao, Philippines
76.3RetiredPierre François Marie Joseph Duprey, M. Afr. †Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian UnitySecretary Emeritus
66.0AppointedWalter KasperSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian UnityCardinal, President Emeritus
41.3AppointedJacob Venance KodaBishop of Same, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
56.8AppointedJosaphat Louis LebuluArchbishop of Arusha, Tanzania
67.6AppointedBenedict John Osta, S.J. †Archbishop of Patna, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
46.8AppointedRafael Masahiro UmemuraBishop of Yokohama, Japan
17 Mar69.8AppointedOsório Bebber, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Joaçaba, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus
59.6InstalledMichael Patrick DriscollBishop of Boise City, Idaho, USA
63.9AppointedLuc Julian MatthysBishop of Armidale, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
76.6RetiredHenrique Müller, O.F.M. †Bishop of Joaçaba, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus
18 Mar41.3AppointedJosé Luis Azuaje AyalaAuxiliary Bishop of Barquisimeto, VenezuelaBishop of Barinas, Venezuela
41.3AppointedJosé Luis Azuaje AyalaTitular Bishop of ItalicaBishop of Barinas, Venezuela
55.7AppointedRafael Ramón Conde AlfonzoBishop of Margarita, VenezuelaBishop of Maracay, Venezuela
75.1RetiredRemi Joseph De RooBishop of Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaBishop Emeritus
57.1AppointedBernard GenoudBishop of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg), Switzerland
48.4AppointedLeopoldo González GonzálezAuxiliary Bishop of Morelia, Michoacán, MéxicoBishop of Tapachula, Chiapas, México
48.4AppointedLeopoldo González GonzálezTitular Bishop of VoncariaBishop of Tapachula, Chiapas, México
63.8AppointedGustavo Martínez FríasArchbishop of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia
62.7InstalledLuis Morales ReyesArchbishop of San Luis Potosí, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
59.8SucceededRaymond Roussin, S. M.Bishop of Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
56.5AppointedRubén Salazar GómezArchbishop of Barranquilla, ColombiaCardinal, Archbishop of Bogotá, Colombia
75.7RetiredFélix María Torres ParraArchbishop of Barranquilla, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
19 Mar52.4AppointedMassimo Camisasca, F.S.C.B.Superior General of Fraternità Sacerdotale dei Missionari di San Carlo BorromeoBishop of Reggio Emilia-Guastalla, Italy
51.7Ordained BishopGiuliano Frigeni, P.I.M.E.Bishop of Parintins, Amazonas, Brazil
57.8Ordained BishopJean GagnonTitular Bishop of LamdiaBishop of Gaspé, Québec, Canada
53.4Ordained BishopSalvatore ParuzzoBishop of Ourinhos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
20 Mar66.3Ordained BishopFernando Mario Chávez RuvalcabaBishop of Zacatecas, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
52.7InstalledSalvatore GristinaBishop of Acireale, ItalyArchbishop of Catania, Italy
55.3AppointedFrancisco-Javier LozanoApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Democratic Republic ofApostolic Nuncio to Romania
55.9Ordained BishopRaúl Antonio Martinez ParedesBishop of Sololá-Chimaltenango, GuatemalaAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Guatemala, Guatemala
59.8Ordained BishopSalvatore NunnariArchbishop of Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi-Conza-Nusco-Bisaccia, ItalyArchbishop of Cosenza-Bisignano, Italy
21 Mar75.2DiedEugene James Cuskelly, M.S.C. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Brisbane, Australia
103.5DiedJohn Linus PaschangBishop Emeritus of Grand Island, Nebraska, USA
24 Mar54.8AppointedBruno Pedron, S.D.B.Coadjutor Bishop of Jardim, Mato Grosso do Sul, BrazilBishop of Ji-Paraná, Rondonia, Brazil
77.3RetiredCarmelo Domênico Recchia, O. Cist.Abbot of Claraval, Minas Gerais, BrazilAbbot Emeritus
48.8AppointedOrani João Tempesta, O. Cist.Apostolic Administrator of Claraval, Minas Gerais, BrazilCardinal, Archbishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
25 Mar59.1AppointedLuigi BressanArchbishop of Trento, Italy
49.8InstalledFrederick Joseph ColliBishop of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
52.6Ordained BishopLouis DicaireTitular Bishop of ThizicaAuxiliary Bishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Québec, Canada
58.6InstalledPaul Stephen LoverdeBishop of Arlington, Virginia, USA
53.3Ordained BishopAnthony ManciniTitular Bishop of NatchitochesArchbishop of Halifax-Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
67.3AppointedUmberto TrammaOfficial of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts
54.3AppointedLuigi VenturaApostolic Nuncio to ChileApostolic Nuncio to France
26 Mar76.6RetiredLuis Aponte MartínezArchbishop of San Juan de Puerto RicoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
54.4AppointedPaul Bùi Văn ÐocBishop of My Tho, Viet NamArchbishop of Thành-Phô Hô Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville), Viet Nam
88.8DiedCarlo FantonAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Vicenza, Italy
48.8AppointedRoberto Octavio González Nieves, O.F.M.Archbishop of San Juan de Puerto Rico
77.1RetiredAndré Nguyên Van NamBishop of My Tho, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
30 Mar92.4DiedManuel Pedro da Cunha CintraBishop Emeritus of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
76.8DiedClemente Riva, I.C. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Roma {Rome}, Italy
31 Mar59.2AppointedDiego CauseroApostolic Nuncio to SyriaApostolic Nuncio to Switzerland
Apr75.4RetiredRomeo Panciroli, M.C.C.I. †Apostolic Nuncio to IranApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
2 Apr84.0DiedManuel António PiresBishop Emeritus of Kwito-Bié, Angola
3 Apr39.9AppointedSergio Alfredo FenoyAuxiliary Bishop of Rosario, ArgentinaBishop of San Miguel, Argentina
39.9AppointedSergio Alfredo FenoyTitular Bishop of SatafisBishop of San Miguel, Argentina
4 Apr69.2DiedUgo Donato BianchiArchbishop of Urbino-Urbania-Sant’Angelo in Vado, Italy
5 Apr59.3SelectedJoseph Roduit, C.R.A.Abbot of Saint-Maurice, Switzerland
6 Apr62.0AppointedAntonio FrancoApostolic Nuncio to PhilippinesApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
9 Apr91.5DiedRaúl Silva Henríquez, S.D.B. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Santiago de Chile
10 Apr75.5RetiredSevero Aparicio Quispe, O. de M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Cuzco, PeruAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
48.5Ordained BishopBalázs BábelCoadjutor Archbishop of Kalocsa-Kecskemét, HungaryArchbishop
44.2Ordained BishopDieudonné BogmisTitular Bishop of GadiaufalaBishop of Eséka, Cameroon
51.3Ordained BishopButi Joseph Tlhagale, O.M.I.Archbishop of Bloemfontein, South AfricaArchbishop of Johannesburg, South Africa
11 Apr58.9Ordained BishopGilbert LouisBishop of Châlons, France
52.9Ordained BishopOdon Marie Arsène RazanakolonaBishop of Ambanja, MadagascarArchbishop of Antananarivo, Madagascar
12 Apr78.1DiedVartan Tekeyan, I.C.P.B. †Bishop of Ispahan {Esfáan) (Armenian), Iran
14 Apr48.1AppointedWilliam Enrique Delgado SilvaBishop of El Vigia-San Carlos del Zulia, VenezuelaBishop of Cabimas, Venezuela
50.2AppointedMario del Valle Moronta RodríguezBishop of San Cristóbal de Venezuela
16 Apr49.1AppointedFelix GennAuxiliary Bishop of Trier, GermanyBishop of Münster, Germany
49.1AppointedFelix GennTitular Bishop of UzalisBishop of Münster, Germany
60.4AppointedWerner ThissenAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, GermanyArchbishop Emeritus of Hamburg, Germany
60.4AppointedWerner ThissenTitular Bishop of ScampaArchbishop Emeritus of Hamburg, Germany
17 Apr56.9Ordained BishopPietro FarinaBishop of Alife-Caiazzo, ItalyBishop of Caserta, Italy
46.4Ordained BishopChristopher KakoozaTitular Bishop of Casae in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop of Kampala, Uganda
18 Apr56.4Ordained BishopAntónio Maria Bessa TaipaTitular Bishop of TabboraAuxiliary Bishop of Porto, Portugal
19 Apr65.1AppointedAusten Robin Crapp, O.F.M.Bishop of Aitape, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
55.6AppointedThomas KaboréBishop of Kaya, Burkina Faso
64.6AppointedHenk Kronenberg, S.M.Bishop of Bougainville, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
79.3RetiredBernard MabulaBishop of Singida, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
46.6AppointedMichael Gorō MatsuuraAuxiliary Bishop of Osaka, Japan
46.6AppointedMichael Gorō MatsuuraTitular Bishop of SfasferiaAuxiliary Bishop of Osaka, Japan
51.9AppointedDesiderius M. RwomaBishop of Singida, TanzaniaBishop of Bukoba, Tanzania
20 Apr78.2InstalledAntonio María Javierre Ortas, S.D.B. †Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria Liberatrice a Monte TestaccioCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
52.2Ordained BishopThomas James OlmstedCoadjutor Bishop of Wichita, Kansas, USABishop of Phoenix, Arizona, USA
21 Apr60.3Ordained BishopFrancis Teke LysingeBishop of Mamfe, CameroonBishop Emeritus
56.5AppointedAndré Armand Vingt-TroisArchbishop of Tours, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
22 Apr77.9DiedAntonio Lloren MabutasArchbishop Emeritus of Davao, Philippines
94.2DiedPlinio PascoliAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Roma {Rome}, Italy
23 Apr51.8AppointedLuis Quinteiro FiuzaAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Compostela, SpainBishop of Tui-Vigo, Spain
51.8AppointedLuis Quinteiro FiuzaTitular Bishop of FuerteventuraBishop of Tui-Vigo, Spain
24 Apr45.2AppointedGrzegorz BalcerekAuxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
45.2AppointedGrzegorz BalcerekTitular Bishop of SelendetaAuxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
41.8AppointedWłodzimierz Roman Juszczak, O.S.B.M.Bishop of Wrocław-Gdańsk (Ukrainian), Poland
47.6AppointedLawrence MukkuzhyBishop of Belthangady (Syro-Malabarese), India
64.5AppointedMiguel Mykycej, F.D.P.Bishop of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires (Ukrainian), ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
49.6AppointedTadeusz PikusAuxiliary Bishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, PolandBishop of Drohiczyn, Poland
49.6AppointedTadeusz PikusTitular Bishop of LysiniaBishop of Drohiczyn, Poland
50.8AppointedSalvador Emilio Riverón CortinaAuxiliary Bishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
50.8AppointedSalvador Emilio Riverón CortinaTitular Bishop of VergiAuxiliary Bishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
51.0Ordained BishopJoseph Mugenyi SabiitiTitular Bishop of Maximiana in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop of Fort Portal, Uganda
58.5AppointedSilvano Maria Tomasi, C.S.Titular Archbishop of AcelumApostolic Nuncio to Other
26 Apr75.5DiedJohann Bernard Wilhelm Maria MöllerBishop of Groningen, Netherlands
27 Apr49.3AppointedJesús Esteban Catalá IbáñezBishop of Alcalá de Henares, SpainBishop of Málaga, Spain
60.3AppointedFrancesco Pio Tamburrino, O.S.B.Secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the SacramentsArchbishop of Foggia-Bovino, Italy
28 Apr84.5DiedJoseph-Marie-Georges-Michel GoupyBishop Emeritus of Blois, France
29 Apr64.9AppointedMarcel Paul HerriotBishop of Soissons (-Laon-Saint-Quentin), FranceBishop Emeritus
56.3AppointedGiuseppe LeanzaApostolic Nuncio to Bosnia-HerzegovinaApostolic Nuncio to Czech Republic
30 Apr52.7AppointedMarc Camille Michel StengerBishop of Troyes, France
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