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The Year of Our Lord 2000

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown43.3IncardinatedFernando Martín CroxattoPriest of San Roque de Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina
65.3AppointedSamir MazloumCurial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), LebanonCurial Bishop Emeritus
79.0RetiredMarco Petta, O.S.B.I. †Abbot of Santa Maria di Grottaferrata (Italo-Albanese), ItalyAbbot Emeritus
74.5RetiredCharles Asa Schleck, C.S.C. †Official of the Congregation for the Evangelization of PeoplesOfficial Emeritus
1 Jan84.9DiedDomingo Roa PérezArchbishop Emeritus of Maracaibo, Venezuela
4 Jan44.9AppointedJorge Eduardo LozanoAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaBishop of Gualeguaychú, Argentina
44.9AppointedJorge Eduardo LozanoTitular Bishop of Furnos MaiorBishop of Gualeguaychú, Argentina
76.2RetiredAndrew Joseph McDonaldBishop of Little Rock, Arkansas, USABishop Emeritus
75.1RetiredJohn Raymond McGannBishop of Rockville Centre, New York, USABishop Emeritus
68.0SucceededJames Thomas McHughBishop of Rockville Centre, New York, USA
47.6AppointedJames Peter SartainBishop of Little Rock, Arkansas, USAArchbishop of Seattle, Washington, USA
5 Jan57.6AppointedCarillo Gritti, I.M.C.Prelate of Itacoatiara, Amazonas, Brazil
6 Jan52.8Ordained BishopIvo Baldi GaburriBishop of Huaraz, PeruBishop of Huarí, Peru
57.5Ordained BishopAlberto Bottari de CastelloTitular Archbishop of ForatianaApostolic Nuncio to Hungary
38.1Ordained BishopAnton CosaTitular Bishop of PestoBishop of Chişinău, Moldova
69.5Ordained BishopFranco CrociTitular Bishop of Potentia in PicenoVice President Emeritus of the Labour Office of the Apostolic See
47.5Ordained BishopPéter ErdőTitular Bishop of PuppiCardinal, Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
54.5Ordained BishopStanisław GębickiTitular Bishop of ThigesAuxiliary Bishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
42.0Ordained BishopGabriel Mbilingi, C.S.Sp.Coadjutor Bishop of Lwena, AngolaArchbishop of Lubango, Angola
53.4Ordained BishopGiacomo Guido OttonelloTitular Archbishop of SasabeApostolic Nuncio to Ecuador
57.2Ordained BishopGeorge PanikulamTitular Archbishop of CaudiumApostolic Nuncio to Uruguay
45.5Ordained BishopGiuseppe Pasotto, C.S.S.Titular Bishop of MustiApostolic Administrator of Caucaso, Armenia
47.2Ordained BishopDavid Laurin RickenCoadjutor Bishop of Cheyenne, Wyoming, USABishop of Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
40.1Ordained BishopAndrás VeresTitular Bishop of CissaBishop of Szombathely, Hungary
51.5Ordained BishopJózef WesołowskiTitular Archbishop of SlebteApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Dominican Republic
8 Jan54.3Ordained BishopJosé Benjamín Castillo PlascenciaTitular Bishop of SufasarBishop of Celaya, Guanajuato, México
81.1DiedAndré Pierre Louis Marie FauchetBishop Emeritus of Troyes, France
41.5Ordained BishopGeorges FonghoroBishop of Mopti, Mali
49.8Ordained BishopIreneusz Józef PękalskiTitular Bishop of Castellum TingitiiAuxiliary Bishop of Łódź, Poland
9 Jan59.8Ordained BishopFrançois Marie Joseph Pascal Louis BlondelBishop of Viviers, France
10 Jan88.9DiedJózsef UdvardyBishop Emeritus of Szeged-Csanád, Hungary
11 Jan81.6DiedPavao ŽanićBishop Emeritus of Mostar-Duvno (-Trebinje e Mrkan), Bosnia and Herzegovina
12 Jan61.8AppointedJosé Foralosso, S.D.B. †Bishop of Marabá, Para, BrazilBishop Emeritus
13 Jan86.9DiedArthur Henry KrawczakAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Detroit, Michigan, USA
71.8ResignedJosé María Setién AlberroBishop of San Sebastián, SpainBishop Emeritus
66.6AppointedJuan María Uriarte GoiricelayaBishop of San Sebastián, SpainBishop Emeritus
14 Jan61.5InstalledJoseph Anthony GalanteCoadjutor Bishop of Dallas, Texas, USABishop Emeritus of Camden, New Jersey, USA
56.9AppointedNikolaki SawafArchbishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Melkite Greek), Syria
15 Jan68.3AppointedJoseph Kallas, S.M.S.P.Archbishop of Beirut and Jbeil {Bairut e Gibail} (Melkite Greek), LebanonArchbishop Emeritus
16 Jan83.7DiedGiovanni PesBishop Emeritus of Alghero-Bosa, Italy
73.6DiedRobert SastreBishop of Lokossa, Benin
17 Jan93.9DiedVasile Cristea, A.A. †Official Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
87.3DiedBernardo José Nolker, C.SS.R. †Bishop Emeritus of Paranaguá, Parana, Brazil
18 Jan78.5RetiredLucas Luis Dónnelly Carey, O. de M. †Prelate of Deán Funes, ArgentinaPrelate Emeritus
61.1AppointedAurelio José Kühn Hergenreder, O.F.M.Prelate of Deán Funes, ArgentinaPrelate Emeritus
59.5AppointedRoger Lawrence Schwietz, O.M.I.Coadjutor Archbishop of Anchorage, Alaska, USAArchbishop
19 Jan59.1AppointedJosé Haring, O.F.M.Bishop of Limoeiro do Norte, Ceara, Brazil
20 Jan64.4AppointedJacinto Tomás de Carvalho BotelhoBishop of Lamego, PortugalBishop Emeritus
83.1DiedThomas Kuba ThowaBishop Emeritus of Mahagi-Nioka, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
22 Jan61.4Ordained BishopRafael Leónidas Felipe y NúñezBishop of Barahona, Dominican Republic
51.5Ordained BishopManuel José Macário do Nascimento ClementeTitular Bishop of PinhelPatriarch of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
23 Jan51.6Ordained BishopHans-Josef BeckerTitular Bishop of VinaArchbishop of Paderborn, Germany
86.4DiedGuillaume van den Elzen, O.S.A. †Bishop Emeritus of Doruma-Dungu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
25 Jan86.1DiedAntoni AdamiukAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Opole, Poland
38.1AppointedVilhelms Toms Marija Lapelis, O.P.Coadjutor Bishop of Liepāja, LatviaBishop Emeritus
26 Jan50.7AppointedProtógenes José Luft, S.d.C.Coadjutor Bishop of Barra do Garças, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop
57.0InstalledGiovanni Battista PichierriArchbishop of Trani-Barletta-Bisceglie (-Nazareth), Italy
48.7Ordained BishopRobert Francis VasaBishop of Baker, Oregon, USABishop of Santa Rosa in California, USA
27 Jan67.4DiedEugène Kabanga SongasongaArchbishop Emeritus of Lubumbashi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
53.9AppointedRichard Joseph MaloneAuxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USABishop of Buffalo, New York, USA
53.9AppointedRichard Joseph MaloneTitular Bishop of AptucaBishop of Buffalo, New York, USA
28 Jan81.0DiedMauro Rubio RepullésBishop Emeritus of Salamanca, Spain
49.7Ordained BishopGeorge Leo ThomasTitular Bishop of VagrautaBishop of Helena, Montana, USA
29 Jan59.0AppointedMarcel Honorat Léon AgbotonBishop of Porto Novo, BeninArchbishop Emeritus of Cotonou, Benin
75.4RetiredSaminini ArulappaArchbishop of Hyderabad, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
76.0RetiredJohn Bukovsky, S.V.D. †Apostolic Nuncio to Russian FederationApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
58.8AppointedArturo de Jesús Correa ToroBishop of Ipiales, Colombia
46.0AppointedClet FelihoBishop of Kandi, Benin
52.1AppointedJosé Luis Fletes SantanaAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal DistrictAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
52.1AppointedJosé Luis Fletes SantanaTitular Bishop of ThunusudaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of México, Federal District
57.3AppointedMarampudi JojiArchbishop of Hyderabad, India
75.5RetiredVincent MensahBishop of Porto Novo, BeninBishop Emeritus
52.9AppointedGuillermo Rodrigo Teodoro Ortiz MondragónAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal DistrictBishop of Cuautitlán, México, México
52.9AppointedGuillermo Rodrigo Teodoro Ortiz MondragónTitular Bishop of Nova BarbaraBishop of Cuautitlán, México, México
62.7Ordained BishopSalvatore Giovanni RinaldiBishop of Acerra, ItalyBishop Emeritus
65.0AppointedFelipe Tejeda García, M.Sp.S.Auxiliary Bishop of México, Federal DistrictAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
65.0AppointedFelipe Tejeda García, M.Sp.S.Titular Bishop of CastabalaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of México, Federal District
70.0AppointedGiorgio ZurApostolic Nuncio to Russian FederationApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Austria
30 Jan44.7Ordained BishopDominique BulamatariTitular Bishop of Elephantaris in MauretaniaBishop of Molegbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
86.5DiedAngelo Innocent FernandesArchbishop Emeritus of Delhi, India
53.8Ordained BishopEdouard Kisonga Ndinga, S.S.S.Titular Bishop of GrumentumAuxiliary Bishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
46.3Ordained BishopDaniel Nlandu MayiTitular Bishop of CataquasBishop of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
31 Jan61.5AppointedEmiliano Fabbricatore, O.S.B.I.Abbot of Santa Maria di Grottaferrata (Italo-Albanese), ItalyAbbot Emeritus
70.1DiedGiuseppe FerraioliOfficial Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
2 Feb75.3RetiredAlfonso de Jesús Hinojosa BerronesAuxiliary Bishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, México
78.6RetiredAbel Alonso Núñez, O. de M. †Bishop of Campo Maior, Piaui, BrazilBishop Emeritus
53.4AppointedJosé Francisco OliverosBishop of Boac, PhilippinesBishop of Malolos, Philippines
53.0AppointedEduardo ZielskiBishop of Campo Maior, Piaui, Brazil
3 Feb79.8DiedMartin-Léonard Bakole wa IlungaArchbishop Emeritus of Kananga, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
66.1AppointedEdmond CarmodyBishop of Corpus Christi, Texas, USABishop Emeritus
4 Feb33.3Ordained PriestPascal Chang-Soi, SS.CC.Priest of Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and MaryCoadjutor Bishop of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)
5 Feb63.6AppointedLuciano BuxBishop of Oppido Mamertina-Palmi, ItalyBishop Emeritus
37.1AppointedDodë GjergjiApostolic Administrator of Sapë, AlbaniaApostolic Administrator of Prizren, Serbia
62.4ResignedOscar Páez GarceteBishop of Alto Paraná, ParaguayBishop Emeritus
60.7AppointedCristoforo Palmieri, C.M.Apostolic Administrator of Rrëshen, AlbaniaBishop
51.5Ordained BishopVincenzo PelviTitular Bishop of Thinisa in NumidiaArchbishop Emeritus of Italy, Military
63.4AppointedRocco TalucciArchbishop of Brindisi-Ostuni, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
75.7RetiredSettimio TodiscoArchbishop of Brindisi-Ostuni, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
41.0AppointedOttavio Vitale, R.C.J.Apostolic Administrator of Lezhë {Lesh, Alessio}, AlbaniaBishop
6 Feb50.3Ordained BishopAgustinus AgusBishop of Sintang, IndonesiaArchbishop of Pontianak, Indonesia
7 Feb78.1DiedFélicien-Patrice MakouakaBishop Emeritus of Franceville, Gabon
9 Feb66.2AppointedAntônio Celso QueirozBishop of Catanduva, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
11 Feb67.8AppointedJusto Mullor GarcíaPresident of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, Roman CuriaPresident Emeritus
12 Feb46.7Ordained BishopJosé Câmnate na BissignBishop of Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
88.1DiedAnthony Gogo Nwedo, C.S.Sp. †Bishop Emeritus of Umuahia, Nigeria
13 Feb91.2DiedJean-Barthélemy-Marie de CambourgBishop Emeritus of Valence (-Die-Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux), France
68.7Ordained BishopDonald Joseph Leo Pelletier, M.S.Bishop of Morondava, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
15 Feb66.0AppointedVicente Rodrigo Cisneros DuránArchbishop of Cuenca, EcuadorArchbishop Emeritus
76.2RetiredLuis Alberto Luna Tobar, O.C.D.Archbishop of Cuenca, EcuadorArchbishop Emeritus
67.5AppointedCormac Murphy-O’ConnorArchbishop of Westminster, England, Great BritainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
54.3AppointedVincent Gerard NicholsArchbishop of Birmingham, England, Great BritainCardinal, Archbishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
17 Feb66.2AppointedLucien Prosper Ernest Fischer, C.S.Sp.Vicar Apostolic of Iles Saint-Pierre et MiquelonVicar Apostolic Emeritus
66.2AppointedLucien Prosper Ernest Fischer, C.S.Sp.Titular Bishop of AvioccalaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Iles Saint-Pierre et Miquelon
71.6AppointedJorge García Isaza, C.M.Titular Bishop of BuduaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Tierradentro, Colombia
71.6AppointedJorge García Isaza, C.M.Vicar Apostolic of Tierradentro, ColombiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
60.4AppointedPatrick Joseph Harrington, S.M.A.Bishop of Lodwar, KenyaBishop Emeritus
75.5RetiredFulgence Werner Le Roy, O.S.B.Bishop of Pietersburg, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
39.6AppointedMathieu Madega LebouankehanAuxiliary Bishop of Libreville, GabonBishop of Mouila, Gabon
39.6AppointedMathieu Madega LebouankehanTitular Bishop of ZallataBishop of Mouila, Gabon
77.1RetiredJohn Christopher Mahon, S.P.S. †Bishop of Lodwar, KenyaBishop Emeritus
77.8RetiredFrançois Joseph Maurer, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Iles Saint-Pierre et MiquelonVicar Apostolic Emeritus
62.0AppointedMogale Paul NkhumisheBishop of Pietersburg, South AfricaBishop Emeritus of Polokwane, South Africa
58.3AppointedPeter Takeo OkadaArchbishop of Tōkyō, Japan
40.1AppointedJean-Vincent Ondo EyeneBishop of Oyem, Gabon
66.1AppointedEvarist PintoAuxiliary Bishop of Karachi, PakistanArchbishop Emeritus
66.1AppointedEvarist PintoTitular Bishop of Castra SeverianaArchbishop Emeritus of Karachi, Pakistan
71.7ResignedPeter Seiichi ShirayanagiArchbishop of Tōkyō, JapanCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
18 Feb61.0AppointedLuis Gabriel Cuara MéndezBishop of Veracruz, México
79.2RetiredJosé Guadalupe Padilla LozanoBishop of Veracruz, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
19 Feb54.5Ordained BishopJosé Belisário da Silva, O.F.M.Bishop of Bacabal, Maranho, BrazilArchbishop of São Luís do Maranhão, Maranho, Brazil
60.0Ordained BishopAngel Floro Martínez, I.E.M.E.Bishop of Gokwe, Zimbabwe
68.4Ordained BishopJoseph Kallas, S.M.S.P.Archbishop of Beirut and Jbeil {Bairut e Gibail} (Melkite Greek), LebanonArchbishop Emeritus
74.9DiedPaul Verschuren, S.C.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Helsinki, Finland
20 Feb52.8Ordained BishopLino FumagalliBishop of Sabina-Poggio Mirteto, ItalyBishop of Viterbo, Italy
92.0DiedAnton Reiterer, M.C.C.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Lydenburg-Witbank, South Africa
52.5Ordained BishopJosé Ubiratan Lopes, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Itaguaí, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
21 Feb64.0AppointedJohn Joseph KaisingAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, Military
64.0AppointedJohn Joseph KaisingTitular Bishop of Horrea CoeliaAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, Military
56.8AppointedFrancesco Guido RavinaleBishop of Asti, Italy
22 Feb61.5AppointedRaúl Omar RossiBishop of San Martín, Argentina
23 Feb48.1AppointedJesús María Cizaurre Berdonces, O.A.R.Prelate of Cametá, Para, BrazilBishop of Cametá, Para, Brazil
24 Feb75.2DiedGuillermo Alvaro Ortiz CarrilloBishop of Garagoa, Colombia
26 Feb53.2Ordained BishopAndrew FrancisBishop of Multan, PakistanBishop Emeritus
58.5Ordained BishopVincent Louis Marie Landel, S.C.I. di Béth.Coadjutor Archbishop of Rabat, MoroccoArchbishop
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