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The Year of Our Lord 1979

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DateAgeBishopTitle
unknownJean B. Coudray, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of Kankan, Guinea
unknownJuan José Díaz Plata, O.P. †Prelate of Bertrania en el Catatumbo, Colombia
14 Jan73.0José Bascuñana y LópezBishop Emeritus of Solsona, Spain
15 Jan77.2Jean-Baptiste Urrutia, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Huê, Viet Nam
22 Jan64.3Stepan Chmil, S.D.B. †Bishop
26 Jan72.8Francisco Gómez Marijuán, C.M.F. †Bishop Emeritus of Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
27 Jan75.9Ramón José CastellanoArchbishop Emeritus of Córdoba, Argentina
29 Jan64.1Reginald John DelargeyCardinal, Archbishop of Wellington, New Zealand
2 Feb64.1Giuseppe MoizoBishop of Acqui, Italy
9 Feb67.4Claude-Constant-Marie FlusinBishop Emeritus of Saint-Claude, France
9 Feb82.1Eduardo Martinez GonzálezBishop Emeritus of Zamora, Spain
10 Feb93.3Giovanni MeleBishop of Lungro degli Italo-Albanesi (Italo-Albanese), Italy
22 Feb78.2David Frederick CunninghamBishop Emeritus of Syracuse, New York, USA
24 Feb79.7Joseph Edward RudderhamBishop Emeritus of Clifton, England, Great Britain
9 Mar73.4Jean-Marie VillotCardinal, Secretary of State
12 Mar74.7Emilio Abascal y SalmerónArchbishop of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, México
16 Mar83.1Thomas Aloysius BolandArchbishop Emeritus of Newark, New Jersey, USA
18 Mar83.9Abdallah NujaimBishop Emeritus of Baalbek (Maronite), Lebanon
21 Mar69.5Henri Alfred Bernardin Hoffmann, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Djibouti
24 Mar83.1Eugene O’DohertyBishop Emeritus of Dromore, Ireland
6 Apr70.2Ignacio Arbulú PinedaBishop of Huánuco, Peru
8 Apr72.1Josef StanglBishop Emeritus of Würzburg, Germany
9 Apr73.5John Baptist Hubert Theunissen, S.M.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Blantyre, Malawi
11 Apr66.7Arturo Gerrit João Hermanus Maria Horsthuis, A.A. †Bishop Emeritus of Jales, Sao Paulo, Brazil
18 Apr93.9Marko AlaupovicArchbishop Emeritus of Vrhbosna {Sarajevo}, Bosnia and Herzegovina
20 Apr89.6Josef HiltlAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
23 Apr74.2Francis James FureyArchbishop of San Antonio, Texas, USA
4 May70.4Bala Shoury ThummaBishop Emeritus of Nellore, India
6 May68.2Aleksandar TokicArchbishop of Bar (Antivari), Montenegro
11 May85.1Louis-Marie-Joseph de Courrèges d’UstouBishop Emeritus of Montauban, France
12 May91.2Antonio RoccaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Buenos Aires, Argentina
22 May85.3Carlo AngeleriAuxiliary Bishop of Tortona, Italy
26 May76.9Timothy Phelim O’Shea, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Livingstone, Zambia
28 May85.3Juozas Matulaitis-LabukasApostolic Administrator of Kaunas, Lithuania
30 May75.1Bernardino N. Mazzarella, O.F.M. †Bishop of Comayagua, Honduras
2 Jun63.0Manuel VisuvasamBishop of Coimbatore, India
4 Jun67.0João Floriano Loewenau, O.F.M. †Prelate Emeritus of Óbidos, Para, Brazil
3 Jul62.9Olimpo Santiago MaresmaArchbishop of Mendoza, Argentina
6 Jul86.7Antonio María (Alfredo) Barbieri, O.F.M. Cap. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Montevideo, Uruguay
6 Jul80.0Edward EllisBishop Emeritus of Nottingham, England, Great Britain
10 Jul85.3Adrianus Djajasepoetra, S.J. †Archbishop Emeritus of Djakarta, Indonesia
12 Jul80.1Karl Walter Vervoort, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Pilcomayo, Paraguay
16 Jul93.1James Francis Aloysius McIntyreCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, California, USA
21 Jul62.3Ioseph (Songolo) MulolwaBishop Emeritus of Kalemie-Kirungu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
24 Jul80.2Giuseppe D’AvackArchbishop Emeritus of Camerino, Italy
28 Jul92.8Lafayette LibânioBishop Emeritus of Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2 Aug92.7Francis Arthur CarvalhoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor), India
3 Aug88.8Alfredo OttavianiCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
5 Aug75.9Joseph Arregui y Yparaguirre, O.P. †Prefect Emeritus of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
10 Aug70.1John Joseph WrightCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy
13 Aug89.7Nikolay AvtonomovTitular Archbishop of Ratiaria
15 Aug83.1Paul Bouque, S.C.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Nkongsamba, Cameroon
20 Aug76.7Alfredo Ignacio Llaguno CanalsAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
21 Aug74.8Alexander EdezathBishop Emeritus of Cochin, India
5 Sep95.1Alberto di JorioCardinal, Pro-President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State
9 Sep87.9Joseph Louis Aldée DesmaraisBishop Emeritus of Amos, Québec, Canada
10 Sep88.7Federico PezzulloBishop of Policastro, Italy
16 Sep72.2Vincent John BaldwinAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Rockville Centre, New York, USA
16 Sep64.3Heinrich TenhumbergBishop of Münster, Germany
22 Sep64.1Lawrence Michael De FalcoBishop Emeritus of Amarillo, Texas, USA
2 Oct75.1Joseph Mary Marling, C.Pp.S. †Bishop Emeritus of Jefferson City, Missouri, USA
4 Oct74.7Cyril John VogelBishop of Salina, Kansas, USA
9 Oct80.7Ignace Pierre XVI (Louis) BatanianPatriarch Emeritus of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
9 Oct78.9Leo BinzArchbishop Emeritus of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
9 Oct68.1Bernardo Navarro Allende, O. de M. †Master General Emeritus of Order of Our Lady of Mercy
17 Oct68.2George Joseph BiskupArchbishop Emeritus of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
21 Oct74.6Norbert RobichaudArchbishop Emeritus of Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
23 Oct90.7Antonio CaggianoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Buenos Aires, Argentina
24 Nov90.1Amerigo (Ambrogio) Galbiati, P.I.M.E. †Bishop Emeritus of Jalpaiguri, India
25 Nov79.1Florentino Armas Lerena, O.A.R. †Prelate Emeritus of Chota, Peru
6 Dec83.1Albert Lewis FletcherBishop Emeritus of Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
9 Dec84.6Fulton John SheenBishop Emeritus of Rochester, New York, USA
13 Dec58.3Alfred BengschCardinal, Bishop of Berlin, Germany
16 Dec71.9Ladislao HladTitular Bishop of Cediae
20 Dec85.7Joseph CheikhoArchbishop Emeritus of Sehna (Chaldean), Iran
23 Dec84.0Domenico ValeriiBishop Emeritus of Marsi, Italy
28 Dec82.0Josaphat Josyf Fedoryk, O.S.B.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanisławów] (Ukrainian), Ukraine

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