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The Year of Our Lord 1999

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Mar58.7AppointedGilbert Marcel Henri LouisBishop of Châlons, FranceBishop Emeritus
2 Mar55.5AppointedFrederick Francis CampbellAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus of Columbus, Ohio, USA
55.5AppointedFrederick Francis CampbellTitular Bishop of AfufeniaBishop Emeritus of Columbus, Ohio, USA
81.1RetiredDominic Joseph Chwane Khumalo, O.M.I. †Auxiliary Bishop of Durban, South AfricaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
89.1DiedFrancisco Nunes TeixeiraBishop Emeritus of Quelimane, Mozambique
86.0DiedAngelo Raimondo Verardo, O.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Ventimiglia-San Remo, Italy
3 Mar62.1AppointedPier Luigi CelataApostolic Nuncio to BelgiumVice-Chamberlain Emeritus of the Apostolic Chamber
62.1AppointedPier Luigi CelataApostolic Nuncio to LuxembourgVice-Chamberlain Emeritus of the Apostolic Chamber
49.6AppointedAdriano Ciocca VasinoBishop of Floresta, Pernambuco, BrazilPrelate Emeritus of São Félix, Mato Grosso, Brazil
54.1AppointedFernando Mason, O.F.M. Conv.Bishop of Caraguatatuba, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
67.0DiedGian Vincenzo MoreniApostolic Nuncio to Philippines
75.2RetiredGiovanni MorettiApostolic Nuncio to BelgiumApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
75.2RetiredGiovanni 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 Emeritus of Rimini, Italy
75.2RetiredAugusto LauroBishop of San Marco Argentano-Scalea, ItalyBishop Emeritus
61.0AppointedLuis Robles DíazApostolic Nuncio to CubaVice President of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America
7 Mar26.4First VowsRicardo Basilio Morales Galindo, O. de M.Member of Order of Our Lady of MercyBishop of Copiapó, Chile
8 Mar61.8AppointedPaul Marchand, S.M.M. †Bishop of Timmins, Ontario, Canada
9 Mar48.9InstalledJose Serofia PalmaBishop of Calbayog, PhilippinesArchbishop of Cebu, Philippines
10 Mar69.1ResignedAntoine Hamid MouranyArchbishop of Damas (Maronite), SyriaArchbishop Emeritus
11 Mar68.8ResignedPaul ConsbruchAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
12 Mar52.5InstalledCarlos José ÑáñezArchbishop of Córdoba, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
13 Mar64.9DiedIsidore de SouzaArchbishop of Cotonou, Benin
14 Mar85.9DiedGilberto BaroniBishop Emeritus of Reggio Emilia-Guastalla, Italy
53.3InstalledGilles Côté, S.M.M.Bishop of Daru-Kiunga, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
83.3DiedArthur Joseph GilbertBishop Emeritus of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
25.5Ordained DeaconJoaquim Hudson de Souza RibeiroDeacon of Manaus, Amazonas, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop
16 Mar65.3AppointedHoracio Ernesto Benites AstoulAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
65.3AppointedHoracio Ernesto Benites AstoulTitular Bishop of LamzellaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Buenos Aires, Argentina
57.2InstalledStephen Edward BlaireBishop of Stockton, California, USABishop Emeritus
54.2AppointedVincent Sowah Boi-Nai, S.V.D.Bishop of Yendi, GhanaBishop Emeritus
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
41.2AppointedJacob Venance KodaBishop of Same, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
56.7AppointedJosaphat Louis LebuluArchbishop of Arusha, TanzaniaArchbishop Emeritus
67.5AppointedBenedict John Osta, S.J. †Archbishop of Patna, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
46.7AppointedRafael Masahiro UmemuraBishop of Yokohama, Japan
17 Mar69.7AppointedOsório Claudio Bebber, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Joaçaba, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus
59.6InstalledMichael Patrick DriscollBishop of Boise City, Idaho, USABishop Emeritus
63.8AppointedLuc Julian MatthysBishop of Armidale, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
76.5RetiredHenrique Müller, O.F.M. †Bishop of Joaçaba, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus
18 Mar41.2AppointedJosé Luis Azuaje AyalaAuxiliary Bishop of Barquisimeto, VenezuelaArchbishop of Maracaibo, Venezuela
41.2AppointedJosé Luis Azuaje AyalaTitular Bishop of ItalicaArchbishop of Maracaibo, Venezuela
55.6AppointedRafael Ramón Conde AlfonzoBishop of Margarita, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus of Maracay, Venezuela
75.0RetiredRemi Joseph De RooBishop of Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaBishop Emeritus
57.0AppointedBernard GenoudBishop of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg), Switzerland
48.3AppointedLeopoldo González GonzálezAuxiliary Bishop of Morelia, Michoacán, MéxicoArchbishop of Acapulco, Guerrero, México
48.3AppointedLeopoldo González GonzálezTitular Bishop of VoncariaArchbishop of Acapulco, Guerrero, México
63.8AppointedGustavo Martínez FríasArchbishop of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia
62.7InstalledLuis Morales ReyesArchbishop of San Luis Potosí, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
59.7SucceededRaymond Olir Roussin, S. M. †Bishop of Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
56.4AppointedRubén Salazar GómezArchbishop of Barranquilla, ColombiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bogotá, Colombia
75.6RetiredFélix María Torres ParraArchbishop of Barranquilla, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
19 Mar52.3AppointedMassimo Camisasca, F.S.C.B.Superior General of Fraternità Sacerdotale dei Missionari di San Carlo BorromeoBishop Emeritus of Reggio Emilia-Guastalla, Italy
51.7Ordained BishopGiuliano Frigeni, P.I.M.E.Bishop of Parintins, Amazonas, BrazilBishop Emeritus
57.8Ordained BishopJean GagnonTitular Bishop of LamdiaBishop Emeritus of Gaspé, Québec, Canada
53.4Ordained BishopSalvatore ParuzzoBishop of Ourinhos, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
20 Mar66.3Ordained BishopFernando Mario Chávez RuvalcabaBishop of Zacatecas, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
52.7InstalledSalvatore GristinaBishop of Acireale, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Catania, Italy
55.3AppointedFrancisco-Javier Lozano SebastiánApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Democratic Republic ofApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Romania
55.8Ordained BishopRaúl Antonio Martinez ParedesBishop of Sololá-Chimaltenango, GuatemalaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Santiago de Guatemala
59.7Ordained BishopSalvatore NunnariArchbishop of Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi-Conza-Nusco-Bisaccia, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Cosenza-Bisignano, Italy
21 Mar75.2DiedEugene James Cuskelly, M.S.C. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Brisbane, Australia
103.4DiedJohn Linus PaschangBishop Emeritus of Grand Island, Nebraska, USA
69.9InstalledNatalino PescaroloBishop of Cuneo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
24 Mar54.8AppointedBruno Pedron, S.D.B. †Coadjutor Bishop of Jardim, Mato Grosso do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Ji-Paraná, Rondonia, Brazil
77.2RetiredCarmelo Domênico Recchia, O. Cist. †Abbot of Claraval, Minas Gerais, BrazilAbbot Emeritus
48.7AppointedOrani João Tempesta, O. Cist.Apostolic Administrator of Claraval, Minas Gerais, BrazilCardinal, Archbishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
50.8InstalledJosé Antônio Aparecido Tosi MarquesArchbishop of Fortaleza, Ceara, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
25 Mar59.1AppointedLuigi BressanArchbishop of Trento, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
49.7InstalledFrederick Joseph ColliBishop of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
52.5Ordained BishopLouis DicaireTitular Bishop of ThizicaAuxiliary Bishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Québec, Canada
58.5InstalledPaul Stephen LoverdeBishop of Arlington, Virginia, USABishop Emeritus
53.3Ordained BishopAnthony ManciniTitular Bishop of NatchitochesArchbishop Emeritus of Halifax-Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
67.3AppointedUmberto TrammaOfficial of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts
54.2AppointedLuigi VenturaApostolic Nuncio to ChileApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to France
26 Mar76.6RetiredLuis Aponte MartínezArchbishop of San Juan de Puerto RicoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
54.3AppointedPaul Bùi Văn ÐọcBishop of Mỹ Tho, Viet NamArchbishop of Thành-Phô Hồ 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
77.0RetiredAndré Nguyễn Văn NamBishop of Mỹ Tho, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
30 Mar92.3DiedManuel 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 Emeritus to Switzerland
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