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Living Bishop Events

1980 and Later

St. Ambrose, bishop and doctor (Memorial)


See Also: 1979 and Earlier | Diocese Events

YearAgeBishopEventTitleCurrent Title
198145.9Egon KapellariAppointedBishop of Gurk, AustriaBishop Emeritus of Graz-Seckau, Austria
198230.2Giacomo CirulliOrdained PriestPriest of Ascoli Satriano e Cerignola, ItalyBishop of Teano-Calvi, Italy
198351.0Renato Raffaele MartinoAppointedApostolic Delegate to LaosCardinal, President Emeritus of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
51.0Renato Raffaele MartinoAppointedApostolic Delegate to Malaysia and BruneiCardinal, President Emeritus of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
198524.9Antônio Braz BeneventeOrdained PriestPriest of Uberaba, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop of Jacarezinho, Parana, Brazil
25.6Edmilson Amador Caetano, O. Cist.Ordained PriestPriest of Order of CisterciansBishop of Guarulhos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
26.2Giuseppe (José) Negri, P.I.M.E.ProfessedMember of Pontifical Institute for Foreign MissionsBishop of Santo Amaro, Sao Paulo, Brazil
28.5Luc Marie Daniel Ravel, C.R.S.V.Solemn VowsMember of Canons Regular of the Congregation of Saint VictorArchbishop Emeritus of Strasbourg, France
23.9Florencio Roselló Avellanas, O. de M.Solemn VowsMember of Order of Our Lady of MercyArchbishop of Pamplona y Tudela, Spain
198622.0Gregório (Leozírio) Ben Lâmed Paixão (Neto), O.S.B.ProfessedMember of Order of Saint BenedictArchbishop of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
30.0Roque PaloschiOrdained PriestPriest of Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilArchbishop of Porto Velho, Rondonia, Brazil
198753.9Luca Brandolini, C.M.Ordained BishopTitular Bishop of UrusiBishop Emeritus of Sora-Aquino-Pontecorvo, Italy
51.4Giuseppe ManiOrdained BishopTitular Bishop of ZabaArchbishop Emeritus of Cagliari, Italy
198956.9Giuseppe CostanzoAppointedArchbishop of Siracusa, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
27.7Dieudonné DatonouOrdained PriestPriest of Cotonou, BeninApostolic Nuncio to Burundi
42.7Želimir PuljićAppointedBishop of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), CroatiaArchbishop Emeritus of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
57.7Giulio SanguinetiAppointedBishop of La Spezia-Sarzana-Brugnato, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Brescia, Italy
199025.0Edgar Aristizábal QuinteroOrdained PriestPriest of Cartago, ColombiaBishop of Yopal, Colombia
25.8Fabio Dal CinOrdained PriestPriest of Vittorio Veneto, ItalyPrelate of Loreto, Italy
49.5Beniamino Depalma, C.M.AppointedArchbishop of Amalfi-Cava de’ Tirreni, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Nola, Italy
50.2Agostino MarchettoAppointedApostolic Pro-Nuncio to TanzaniaCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
24.0Benny Mario TravasOrdained PriestPriest of Karachi, PakistanArchbishop
199126.5Ángel Francisco Caraballo FermínOrdained PriestPriest of Ciudad Guayana, VenezuelaBishop of Cabimas, Venezuela
51.7Dante LafranconiAppointedBishop of Savona-Noli, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Cremona, Italy
30.2Laurent Jean Lucien Marie PercerouOrdained DeaconDeacon of Chartres, FranceBishop of Nantes, France
28.9Antoine Sabi BioOrdained PriestPriest of Natitingou, BeninBishop
199227.9Pedro Alberto Bustamante LópezOrdained PriestPriest of Arequipa, PeruBishop of Sicuani, Peru
26.4Jorge Esteban GonzálezOrdained PriestPriest of La Plata, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop
199348.8Emiliano Antonio Cisneros Martínez, O.A.R.AppointedPrelate of Chota, PeruBishop Emeritus of Chachapoyas, Peru
64.4Paolo GilletAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Albano, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
64.4Paolo GilletAppointedTitular Bishop of Germa in GalatiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Albano, Italy
50.5Jean-Paul Aimé GobelAppointedTitular Archbishop of CalatiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Egypt, Arab Republic of
50.5Jean-Paul Aimé GobelAppointedApostolic Nuncio to ArmeniaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Egypt, Arab Republic of
50.5Jean-Paul Aimé GobelAppointedApostolic Nuncio to GeorgiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Egypt, Arab Republic of
45.5Lorenzo Voltolini Esti, O.C.S.O.AppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Portoviejo (Porto Vecchio), EcuadorArchbishop Emeritus of Portoviejo, Ecuador
45.5Lorenzo Voltolini Esti, O.C.S.O.AppointedTitular Bishop of BisuldinoArchbishop Emeritus of Portoviejo, Ecuador
199428.0Rolando José Álvarez LagosOrdained PriestPriest of Managua, NicaraguaBishop of Matagalpa, Nicaragua
54.4José Gonzalez AlonsoAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Teresina, Piaui, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Cajazeiras, Paraiba, Brazil
54.4José Gonzalez AlonsoAppointedTitular Bishop of BalianaBishop Emeritus of Cajazeiras, Paraiba, Brazil
25.2Sabino Iannuzzi, O.F.M.Ordained DeaconDeacon of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Castellaneta, Italy
24.2Gualtiero Federico IsacchiOrdained PriestPriest of Albano, ItalyArchbishop of Monreale, Italy
199545.3Jānis BulisAppointedBishop of Rēzekne-Aglona, Latvia
60.9Giovanni LajoloAppointedApostolic Nuncio to GermanyCardinal, President Emeritus of the Governatorate of Vatican City State
199629.0Edmilson Tadeu Canavarros dos Santos, S.D.B.Ordained PriestPriest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoAuxiliary Bishop of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
26.8Yury KasabutskiOrdained PriestPriest of Minsk-Mohilev, BelarusAuxiliary Bishop
47.7Angelo Massafra, O.F.M.AppointedBishop of Rrëshen, AlbaniaArchbishop of Shkodrë-Pult, Albania
50.6Luigi PezzutoAppointedTitular Archbishop of Turris in ProconsulariApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Bosnia and Herzegovina
50.6Luigi PezzutoAppointedApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Republic ofApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Bosnia and Herzegovina
50.6Luigi PezzutoAppointedApostolic Nuncio to GabonApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Bosnia and Herzegovina
199744.8Patrick Le GalOrdained BishopBishop of Tulle, FranceAuxiliary Bishop of Lyon, France
199961.2Rafael Leónidas Felipe y NúñezAppointedBishop of Barahona, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus
62.5Salvatore Giovanni RinaldiAppointedBishop of Acerra, ItalyBishop Emeritus
200067.1John Peter Mark Jabalé, O.S.B.Ordained BishopCoadjutor Bishop of Menevia, Wales, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
64.0Ernesto Antolin SalgadoAppointedBishop of Laoag, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus of Nueva Segovia, Philippines
200131.2Thomas DowdOrdained PriestPriest of Montréal, Québec, CanadaBishop of Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada
46.1Claudio GugerottiAppointedTitular Archbishop of RebellumCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Eastern Churches
46.1Claudio GugerottiAppointedApostolic Nuncio to GeorgiaCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Eastern Churches
46.1Claudio GugerottiAppointedApostolic Nuncio to ArmeniaCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Eastern Churches
200262.8Teodoro Cruz Bacani, Jr.AppointedBishop of Novaliches, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
50.4Péter ErdőAppointedCardinal, Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
51.5Jesse Eugenio MercadoAppointedBishop of Parañaque, Philippines
61.3Gabriel Villaruz ReyesAppointedBishop of Antipolo, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
30.3Carlos Henrique Silva OliveiraOrdained PriestPriest of Brasília, Distrito Federal, BrazilBishop-Elect of Tocantinópolis, Tocatins, Brazil
35.7Ronilton Souza de Araújo, S.C.I.Ordained PriestPriest of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartBishop of São Raimundo Nonato, Piaui, Brazil
49.0Crisostomo Ayson YalungResignedBishop of Antipolo, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
200461.4Cornelius Fontem EsuaAppointedCoadjutor Archbishop of Bamenda, CameroonArchbishop Emeritus
200557.8John Thomas KattrukudiyilAppointedBishop of Itanagar, IndiaBishop Emeritus
54.7Paulo Mendes PeixotoAppointedBishop of São José do Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, BrazilArchbishop of Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil
51.5George Palliparampil (Palliparambil), S.D.B.AppointedBishop of Miao, India
59.5Odon Marie Arsène RazanakolonaAppointedArchbishop of Antananarivo, MadagascarArchbishop Emeritus
200649.1Doraboina Moses PrakasamAppointedBishop of Nellore, India
200748.6Jean-Marie Charles André Le VertAppointedBishop of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), FranceAuxiliary Bishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
200860.4Dennis Marion SchnurrInstalledCoadjutor Archbishop of Cincinnati, Ohio, USAArchbishop
59.9Chacko Thottumarickal, S.V.D.InstalledBishop of Indore, IndiaBishop Emeritus
200954.6Marian Eleganti, O.S.B.AppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Chur, SwitzerlandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
54.6Marian Eleganti, O.S.B.AppointedTitular Bishop of LamdiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Chur, Switzerland
49.2Theodorus Cornelis Maria HoogenboomAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
49.2Theodorus Cornelis Maria HoogenboomAppointedTitular Bishop of BistueAuxiliary Bishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
53.7Pedro Daniel Martínez PereaAppointedCoadjutor Bishop of San Luis, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
37.0Silvana Piro, F.M.G.B.Perpetual VowsMember of Francescane Missionarie di Gesù Bambino (Suore)Under Secretary of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
46.0Herman Willebrordus WoortsAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
46.0Herman Willebrordus WoortsAppointedTitular Bishop of Giufi SalariaAuxiliary Bishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
201053.6Gerardo de Jesús Rojas LópezAppointedBishop of Tabasco, México
201143.5Michael Robert KennedyAppointedBishop of Armidale, AustraliaBishop of Maitland-Newcastle, Australia
62.7José Francisco Robles OrtegaAppointedCardinal, Archbishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
78.6Juan Sandoval ÍñiguezRetiredArchbishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
201266.0Massimo Camisasca, F.S.C.B.Ordained BishopBishop of Reggio Emilia-Guastalla, ItalyBishop Emeritus
64.3Adelio Dell’OroAppointedApostolic Administrator of Atyrau, KazakhstanBishop of Karaganda, Kazakhstan
64.3Adelio Dell’OroAppointedTitular Bishop of CastuloBishop of Karaganda, Kazakhstan
56.3Georg GänsweinAppointedPrefect of the Prefecture of the Papal HouseholdPrefect Emeritus
56.3Georg GänsweinAppointedTitular Archbishop of Urbs SalviaPrefect Emeritus of the Prefecture of the Papal Household
48.1Janusz Wiesław KaletaResignedApostolic Administrator of Atyrau, Kazakhstan
49.7Peter Ebere OkpalekeAppointedBishop of Ahiara, NigeriaCardinal, Bishop of Ekwulobia, Nigeria
201348.7Georges BizimanaAppointedCoadjutor Bishop of Bubanza, BurundiBishop of Ngozi, Burundi
45.5Áureo Patricio Bonilla Bonilla, O.F.M.Ordained BishopTitular Bishop of BidaVicar Apostolic of Galápagos, Ecuador
54.7Józef GórzyńskiOrdained BishopTitular Bishop of LeontiumArchbishop of Warmia, Poland
50.3Valerio LazzeriOrdained BishopBishop of Lugano, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
55.6Rafał MarkowskiOrdained BishopTitular Bishop of ObbaAuxiliary Bishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
54.1Rudolf PierskałaAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Opole, Poland
54.1Rudolf PierskałaAppointedTitular Bishop of SeminaAuxiliary Bishop of Opole, Poland
201449.1Vittorio Francesco Viola, O.F.M.Ordained BishopBishop of Tortona, ItalySecretary of the Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
201555.0Jan Romeo PawłowskiAppointedOfficial of the Secretariat of StateApostolic Nuncio to Greece
58.9Luciano SurianiAppointedApostolic Nuncio to SerbiaApostolic Nuncio to Bulgaria
44.6Joseph TobjiOrdained BishopArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Maronite), Syria
201665.2Giovanni AccollaOrdained BishopArchbishop of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
52.6Paulo Alves RomãoAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
52.6Paulo Alves RomãoAppointedTitular Bishop of CalamaAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
47.3Rubival Cabral Britto, O.F.M. Cap.AppointedBishop of Grajaú, Maranhão, BrazilBishop of Bom Jesus da Lapa, Bahia, Brazil
50.9Giovanni IntiniAppointedBishop of Tricarico, ItalyArchbishop of Brindisi-Ostuni, Italy
70.6Augustine KasujjaAppointedApostolic Nuncio to LuxembourgApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Belgium
62.1Joel Portella AmadoAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, BrazilBishop of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
62.1Joel Portella AmadoAppointedTitular Bishop of Carmeiano (Cameiano)Bishop of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
201767.9Carlos Aguiar RetesAppointedCardinal, Archbishop of México, Federal District
55.7James Raphael AnaparambilAppointedCoadjutor Bishop of Alleppey, IndiaBishop
66.7Michel Christian Alain AupetitAppointedArchbishop of Paris, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
65.2Giacomo CirulliOrdained BishopBishop of Teano-Calvi, Italy
56.4Fabio Reynaldo Colindres AbarcaAppointedBishop of San Miguel, El Salvador
61.9Enrique Esteban DelgadoOrdained BishopTitular Bishop of Aquae Novae in ProconsulariAuxiliary Bishop of Miami, Florida, USA
75.5Norberto Rivera CarreraRetiredArchbishop of México, Federal DistrictCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
75.0André Armand Vingt-TroisRetiredArchbishop of Paris, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
201856.5Guillermo Eduardo CarideOrdained BishopTitular Bishop of IomniumCoadjutor Bishop of San Isidro, Argentina
50.7António Juliasse Ferreira SandramoAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Maputo, MozambiqueBishop of Pemba, Mozambique
50.7António Juliasse Ferreira SandramoAppointedTitular Bishop of ArsennariaBishop of Pemba, Mozambique
75.2Thomas KaboréRetiredBishop of Kaya, Burkina FasoBishop Emeritus
52.4Théophile NareAppointedBishop of Kaya, Burkina Faso
201947.0David Israel De la Torre Altamirano, SS.CC.Ordained BishopTitular Bishop of BagaiAuxiliary Bishop of Quito, Ecuador
45.2Edinson Edgardo Farfán Córdova, O.S.A.AppointedPrelate of Chuquibambilla, PeruBishop of Chiclayo, Peru
77.9Séraphin François RouambaRetiredArchbishop of Koupéla, Burkina FasoArchbishop Emeritus
57.9Gabriel SayaogoAppointedArchbishop of Koupéla, Burkina Faso
202060.4Erio CastellucciAppointedArchbishop (Personal Title) of Carpi, ItalyArchbishop of Modena-Nonantola, Italy
58.1Víctor Manuel Ochoa CadavidAppointedBishop of Colombia, Military
78.0Fabio Suescún MutisRetiredBishop of Colombia, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
202167.9Isaac Circuncisión Martínez Chuquizana, M.S.A.Ordained BishopBishop of Cajamarca, Peru
60.0José Ignacio Munilla AguirreAppointedBishop of Orihuela-Alicante, Spain
75.6Jesús Murgui SorianoRetiredBishop of Orihuela-Alicante, SpainBishop Emeritus
47.4Massimiliano PalinuroOrdained BishopVicar Apostolic of Istanbul, Turkey
56.7Jesús Pulido Arriero, H.S.O.D.AppointedBishop of Coria-Cáceres, Spain
74.7Fortunato Pablo Urcey, O.A.R.CeasedApostolic Administrator of Cajamarca, PeruPrelate Emeritus of Chota, Peru
202252.4Jesús Omar Alemán ChávezAppointedBishop of Cuauhtémoc-Madera, Chihuahua, México
71.4Adalberto Martínez FloresInstalledCardinal-Priest of San Giovanni a Porta LatinaCardinal, Archbishop of Asunción, Paraguay
47.9Reginei José ModoloAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
47.9Reginei José ModoloAppointedTitular Bishop of Macriana in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
202378.6George AlencherryRetiredMajor Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), IndiaCardinal, Major Archbishop Emeritus
78.6George AlencherryRetiredArchbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), IndiaCardinal, Major Archbishop Emeritus of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), India
60.5José Carlos Brandão CabralResignedBishop of São João da Boa Vista, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
68.1Claudio GugerottiInstalledCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Ambrogio della MassimaCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Eastern Churches
77.5Bosco PuthurAppointedApostolic Administrator of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), IndiaBishop Emeritus of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne (Syro-Malabar), Australia
75.3Giovanni RicchiutiRetiredBishop of Altamura-Gravina-Acquaviva delle Fonti, ItalyBishop Emeritus
57.4Giuseppe RussoAppointedBishop of Altamura-Gravina-Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
69.3Moacir SilvaAppointedApostolic Administrator of São João da Boa Vista, Sao Paulo, BrazilArchbishop of Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
71.9Andrews ThazhathResignedApostolic Administrator of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), IndiaArchbishop of Trichur (Syro-Malabar), India
56.6Sebastian VaniyapurackalAppointedArchiepiscopal Administrator of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), IndiaCurial Bishop

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