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The Year of Our Lord 2003

Bishop Events

January


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown55.7AppointedThomas Thuruthimattam, C.S.T.Superior General of Congregation of Saint Theresa of the Child Jesus “Little Flower”Bishop of Gorakhpur (Syro-Malabarese), India
2 Jan42.2Ordained BishopJoseph Vu Văn ThiênBishop of Hai Phòng, Viet Nam
3 Jan76.5RetiredWilliam Russell HouckBishop of Jackson, Mississippi, USABishop Emeritus
65.2AppointedJoseph Nunzio LatinoBishop of Jackson, Mississippi, USABishop Emeritus
50.0Ordained BishopAlapati Lui MataeligaArchbishop of Samoa-Apia, Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)
4 Jan58.8AppointedAlan Stephen HopesAuxiliary Bishop of Westminster, England, Great BritainBishop of East Anglia, England, Great Britain
58.8AppointedAlan Stephen HopesTitular Bishop of CuncacestreBishop of East Anglia, England, Great Britain
47.7AppointedBernard LongleyAuxiliary Bishop of Westminster, England, Great BritainArchbishop of Birmingham, England, Great Britain
47.7AppointedBernard LongleyTitular Bishop of ZarnaArchbishop of Birmingham, England, Great Britain
68.3AppointedLuigi PaiaroBishop of Nyahururu, KenyaBishop Emeritus
44.9AppointedKindane YebioBishop of Keren (Ethiopian), Eritrea
5 Jan67.3InstalledAndré Louis FortBishop of Orléans, FranceBishop Emeritus
58.9Ordained BishopCarmelo ScampaBishop of São Luís de Montes Belos, Goias, Brazil
6 Jan59.8Ordained BishopAndraos AbounaTitular Bishop of ZenobiasCurial Bishop of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
64.6Ordained BishopAngelo Amato, S.D.B.Titular Archbishop of SilaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
49.2Ordained BishopJán Babjak, S.J.Bishop of Prešov (Prjašev) (Slovakian), SlovakiaArchbishop of Prešov (Prjašev) (Slovakian), Slovakia
58.7Ordained BishopRené-Marie Ehouzou, C.I.M. †Bishop of Abomey, BeninBishop of Porto Novo, Benin
58.9Ordained BishopBrian Farrell, L.C.Titular Bishop of AbitinaeSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
50.9Ordained BishopCalogero La Piana, S.D.B.Bishop of Mazara del Vallo, ItalyArchbishop of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
49.4Ordained BishopPedro López QuintanaTitular Archbishop of AcropolisApostolic Nuncio to Lithuania
50.5Ordained BishopCelestino MiglioreTitular Archbishop of CanosaApostolic Nuncio to Poland
65.0Ordained BishopGiuseppe Nazzaro, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of FormaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Alep [Beroea, Halab], Syria
53.7Ordained BishopPierre Nguyên Van TotTitular Archbishop of RusticianaApostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka
50.3Ordained BishopMilan Šašik, C.M.Titular Bishop of BononiaBishop of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), Ukraine
53.2Ordained BishopPaul Tschang In-NamTitular Archbishop of AmantiaApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
7 Jan70.7AppointedNechan Karakéhéyan, I.C.P.B.Apostolic Administrator of Greece (Armenian)Ordinary Emeritus of Eastern Europe {Europa Orientale} (Armenian), Armenia
8 Jan86.3DiedAdolfo Roque Esteban AranaBishop Emeritus of Río Cuarto, Argentina
55.1AppointedAlonso Gerardo Garza TreviñoBishop of Piedras Negras, Coahuila, México
84.0DiedAntonio Palenzuela VelázquezBishop Emeritus of Segovia, Spain
49.1AppointedPedro Sbalchiero Neto, M.S. †Coadjutor Bishop of Vacaria, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop
9 Jan60.6AppointedJesús García BurilloBishop of Ávila, Spain
50.5AppointedJean-Paul André Denis Marcel JamesBishop of Beauvais (-Noyon-Senlis), FranceBishop of Nantes, France
57.2AppointedCarlos López HernándezBishop of Salamanca, Spain
10 Jan68.1AppointedRafael Arcadio Bernal Supelano, C.SS.R.Bishop of Líbano-Honda, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
58.9AppointedFlavio Calle ZapataArchbishop of Ibagué, Colombia
54.2AppointedAllen Henry VigneronCoadjutor Bishop of Oakland, California, USAArchbishop of Detroit, Michigan, USA
11 Jan50.5InstalledPéter ErdőCardinal, Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
50.2Ordained BishopThomas Ignatius MacWanBishop of Ahmedabad, India
14 Jan99.6DiedFrancisco José Iturriza Guillén, S.D.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Coro, Venezuela
62.8AppointedThomas Anthony VazhapillyBishop of Mysore, India
15 Jan60.3AppointedMathew AnikuzhikattilBishop of Idukki (Syro-Malabarese), India
44.2AppointedThomas Koorilos ChakkalapadickalBishop of Muvattupuzha (Syro-Malankarese), IndiaArchbishop of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankarese), India
75.2RetiredEndre Gergely Kovács, O. Cist. †Auxiliary Bishop of Eger, HungaryAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
46.5AppointedJosé Soares Filho, O.F.M. Cap.Coadjutor Bishop of Carolina, Maranho, BrazilBishop
16 Jan63.0InstalledTeodoro C. Bacani, Jr.Bishop of Novaliches, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
81.4DiedMichael Rusnak, C.SS.R. †Bishop Emeritus of Saints Cyril and Methodius of Toronto (Slovakian), Canada
17 Jan76.0RetiredCarlos Marcio Camus LarenasBishop of Linares, ChileBishop Emeritus
47.3AppointedTomislav Koljatic MaroevicBishop of Linares, Chile
63.0DiedEdward Eugeniusz SamselBishop of Ełk, Poland
18 Jan49.2InstalledJán Babjak, S.J.Bishop of Prešov (Prjašev) (Slovakian), SlovakiaArchbishop of Prešov (Prjašev) (Slovakian), Slovakia
61.5DiedHervé Jean Luc RenaudinBishop of Pontoise, France
19 Jan65.6InstalledAlois Kothgasser, S.D.B.Archbishop of Salzburg, AustriaArchbishop Emeritus
20 Jan53.9AppointedFrantišek RábekBishop of Slovakia, Military
21 Jan63.9AppointedJoseph Louis Jean BoishuAuxiliary Bishop of Reims, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
63.9AppointedJoseph Louis Jean BoishuTitular Bishop of GaurianaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Reims, France
74.7ResignedFrançois GourguillonAuxiliary Bishop of Reims, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
46.5AppointedJorge Alberto Ossa SotoBishop of Florencia, ColombiaBishop of Santa Rosa de Osos, Colombia
22 Jan64.0AppointedOdilon Guimarães MoreiraBishop of Itabira-Fabriciano, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
77.1RetiredLélis Lara, C.SS.R.Bishop of Itabira-Fabriciano, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
68.1AppointedAssis LopesAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
68.1AppointedAssis LopesTitular Bishop of ZaraïAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
70.2AppointedAugusto José Zini FilhoBishop of Limeira, Sao Paulo, Brazil
24 Jan46.1AppointedGustavo Garcia-Siller, M.Sp.S.Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USAArchbishop of San Antonio, Texas, USA
46.1AppointedGustavo Garcia-Siller, M.Sp.S.Titular Bishop of OescusArchbishop of San Antonio, Texas, USA
75.3RetiredRaymond Emil GoedertAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
77.1RetiredJohn Robert GormanAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
58.9Ordained BishopAlan Stephen HopesTitular Bishop of CuncacestreBishop of East Anglia, England, Great Britain
78.8RetiredThaddeus Joseph JakubowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
60.2AppointedFrancis Joseph KaneAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
60.2AppointedFrancis Joseph KaneTitular Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie in MichiganAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
47.8Ordained BishopBernard LongleyTitular Bishop of ZarnaArchbishop of Birmingham, England, Great Britain
50.5AppointedThomas John Joseph PaprockiAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USABishop of Springfield in Illinois, USA
50.5AppointedThomas John Joseph PaprockiTitular Bishop of VulturariaBishop of Springfield in Illinois, USA
25 Jan87.6DiedGiuseppe CarataArchbishop Emeritus of Trani-Barletta-Bisceglie (-Nazareth), Italy
51.2AppointedMichel Christian Cartatéguy, S.M.A.Bishop of Niamey, NigerArchbishop of Niamey, Niger
88.7DiedCamillo Faresin, S.D.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Guiratinga, Mato Grosso, Brazil
79.8RetiredLuís Gonzaga Ferreira da Silva, S.J. †Bishop of Lichinga, MozambiqueBishop Emeritus
77.7DiedCarlos Walter Galán BarryArchbishop Emeritus of La Plata, Argentina
49.1AppointedJohn Hsane HgyiAuxiliary Bishop of Pathein, MyanmarBishop
49.1AppointedJohn Hsane HgyiTitular Bishop of PuppiBishop of Pathein, Myanmar
53.9AppointedJosé Francisco Robles OrtegaArchbishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
65.6ResignedGuy Armand Romano, C.SS.R.Bishop of Niamey, NigerBishop Emeritus
61.3Ordained BishopCornelius Schilder, M.H.M.Bishop of Ngong, KenyaBishop Emeritus
76.0RetiredAdolfo Antonio Suárez RiveraArchbishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
64.1InstalledWerner ThissenArchbishop of Hamburg, GermanyArchbishop Emeritus
26 Jan58.6InstalledMarc Ouellet, P.S.S.Archbishop of Québec, CanadaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops
27 Jan52.0AppointedPascal Marie RolandBishop of Moulins, FranceBishop of Belley-Ars, France
28 Jan51.6InstalledJesse Eugenio MercadoBishop of Parañaque, Philippines
29 Jan51.9AppointedAbraham DestaVicar Apostolic of Meki, Ethiopia
51.9AppointedAbraham DestaTitular Bishop of Horrea AniniciVicar Apostolic of Meki, Ethiopia
51.6AppointedHarold Anthony PereraBishop of Ratnapura, Sri LankaBishop of Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
61.5InstalledGabriel Villaruz ReyesBishop of Antipolo, Philippines
54.1AppointedFlorentinus Sului Hajang Hau, M.S.F. †Archbishop of Samarinda, Indonesia
30 Jan71.6ResignedRichard Charles Patrick HanifenBishop of Colorado Springs, Colorado, USABishop Emeritus
57.9SucceededMichael John SheridanBishop of Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
68.9Ordained BishopIgnatius Chung WangTitular Bishop of SitipaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of San Francisco, California, USA
31 Jan76.2RetiredAntonio CantisaniArchbishop of Catanzaro-Squillace, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
68.0AppointedAntonio CilibertiArchbishop of Catanzaro-Squillace, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
77.9DiedNarbal da Costa StencelAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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