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The Year of Our Lord 1981

Necrology


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DateAgeBishopTitle
unknownPaul LyPrefect of Linqing [Lintsing], China
17 Jan71.8Hugo AufderbeckApostolic Administrator of Erfurt-Meiningen, Germany
17 Jan84.3Louis Joseph Cabana, M. Afr. †Archbishop Emeritus of Rubaga, Uganda
17 Jan85.6Francis Peter LeipzigBishop Emeritus of Baker, Oregon, USA
18 Jan82.9Benjamin Ibberson WebsterBishop Emeritus of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
23 Jan85.4Maurice SchexnayderBishop Emeritus of Lafayette, Louisiana, USA
28 Jan73.2Giuseppe LenottiArchbishop of Foggia, Italy
30 Jan88.1Louis-Marie-Fernand de Bazelaire de RuppierreArchbishop Emeritus of Chambéry (-Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne-Tarentaise), France
30 Jan68.5John GordonApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Netherlands
30 Jan75.3József WinklerAuxiliary Bishop of Szombathely, Hungary
12 Feb69.1Herman To PaivuArchbishop of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
13 Feb85.8Aniceto Fernández Alonso, O.P. †Master General Emeritus of Order of Friars Preachers
13 Feb93.0Jean-Julien Weber, P.S.S. †Bishop Emeritus of Strasbourg, France
20 Feb95.4Stanislao Amilcare Battistelli, C.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Teramo e Atri, Italy
20 Feb81.5Athanasios ToutoungiArchbishop Emeritus of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Melkite Greek), Syria
28 Feb61.6Urban Charles Joseph Murphy, C.P. †Bishop of Gaborone, Botswana
1 Mar77.0Tulio Botero Salazar, C.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Medellín, Colombia
7 Mar69.5Peter BirchBishop of Ossory, Ireland
7 Mar81.9Johannes PohlschneiderBishop Emeritus of Aachen, Germany
8 Mar72.0Miguel Garcia FrancoBishop of Mazatlán, Sinaloa, México
9 Mar86.0Norberto Forero y GarcíaBishop Emeritus of Santa Marta, Colombia
17 Mar85.3Antonio SantinBishop Emeritus of Trieste e Capodistria (Koper), Italy
22 Mar89.9Constantino Gómez Villa, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Caroní, Venezuela
31 Mar67.5Paulo Hipólito de Souza LibórioBishop Emeritus of Parnaíba, Piaui, Brazil
31 Mar84.8Nicolas Verhoeven, M.S.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Manado, Indonesia
15 Apr80.8Adolph Alexander Noser, S.V.D. †Archbishop Emeritus of Madang, Papua New Guinea
17 Apr69.3Georges Benoit GassongoApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Fort-Rousset, Congo
17 Apr87.6Boļeslavs SloskānsApostolic Administrator of Minsk, Belarus
17 Apr63.3Owen Noel SneddenAuxiliary Bishop of Wellington, New Zealand
19 Apr72.5Alphonse-Célestin-Basile Baud, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Berbérati, Central African Republic
20 Apr83.0Edward Vincent DarginAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
22 Apr83.9André-Jean-Baptiste PiogerBishop Emeritus of Sées, France
1 May79.3Manuel Llopis IvorraBishop Emeritus of Coria-Cáceres, Spain
3 May80.5Eugene Joseph Butler, C.S.Sp. †Bishop Emeritus of Mombasa, Kenya
9 May69.8Gabriel Willem Sillekens, C.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Ketapang, Indonesia
18 May59.0Theodorus LumanauwArchbishop of Ujung Pandang, Indonesia
18 May52.7James Steven RauschBishop of Phoenix, Arizona, USA
24 May57.2Climério Almeida de AndradeBishop of Vitória da Conquista, Bahia, Brazil
25 May73.2Neemeh SimaanAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
28 May79.8Stefan WyszynskiCardinal, Archbishop of Gniezno, Poland
31 May75.9Flaviano AriolaBishop Emeritus of Legazpi, Philippines
1 Jun65.0Domingo Jafet Herrera CastilloAuxiliary Bishop of Yucatán, México
2 Jun45.8Johannes KleineidamAuxiliary Bishop of Berlin, Germany
3 Jun58.2Jean-Marie LafontaineAuxiliary Bishop of Montréal, Québec, Canada
5 Jun74.4Giuseppe PerniciaroBishop Emeritus of Piana degli Albanesi (Italo-Albanese), Italy
14 Jun72.4Samuel Chauriz, O.A.O.C. †Archbishop of Urmyā {Rezayeh} (Chaldean), Iran
9 Jul69.5Wilhelm Möhler, S.A.C. †Rector General Emeritus of Society of the Catholic Apostolate
11 Jul77.1Jean-Jerôme Adam, C.S.Sp. †Archbishop Emeritus of Libreville, Gabon
16 Jul84.7Ioan Maria Duma, O.F.M. Conv. †Titular Bishop of Iuliopolis
20 Jul91.8Diego VeniniSecret Almoner Emeritus of the Office of Papal Charities
23 Jul77.2Angel Martínez Vivas, O.SS.T. †Bishop Emeritus of Tsiroanomandidy, Madagascar
25 Jul70.3Ferdinando LambruschiniArchbishop of Perugia, Italy
29 Jul90.2James Edward Walsh, M.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kongmoon [Jiangmen], China
2 Aug69.1Ignatius Gopu, M.S.F.S. †Bishop of Visakhapatnam, India
9 Aug86.7Joseph Maximilian MuellerBishop Emeritus of Sioux City, Iowa, USA
12 Aug66.8Cornélio Chizzini, F.D.P. †Bishop of Tocantinópolis, Tocatins, Brazil
15 Aug81.5Orlando Chaves, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil
19 Aug83.5Joachim (Alois) Ammann, O.S.B. †Abbot Emeritus of Ndanda, Tanzania
21 Aug85.3Luís António Palha Teixeira, O.P. †Prelate Emeritus of Marabá, Para, Brazil
1 Sep68.7Paschal Sweeney, C.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Vanimo, Papua New Guinea
5 Sep95.4Giulio BianconiBishop Emeritus of Tarquinia e Civitavecchia, Italy
8 Sep67.3Jacques Michel DjarwéArchbishop of Hassaké-Nisibi (Syrian), Syria
11 SepJoseph Buckley, S.M. †Superior General Emeritus of Society of Mary
12 Sep57.4Edmund IlcewiczAuxiliary Bishop of Lublin, Poland
12 Sep69.1Juan C. SisonArchbishop of Nueva Segovia, Philippines
13 Sep73.4Pius Bonaventura Dlamini, F.F.J. †Auxiliary Bishop of Mariannhill, South Africa
14 Sep75.0Alphonse Van Buggenhout, C.I.C.M. †Apostolic Administrator Emeritus of Datong [Tatung], China
25 Sep67.2Luis Juan ToméBishop of Mercedes, Argentina
30 Sep76.2Leo PietschAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Graz-Seckau, Austria
1 Oct81.7Wendelin Joseph NoldBishop Emeritus of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USA
4 Oct66.8Ceslao Sipovic, M.I.C. †Superior General Emeritus of Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary
9 Oct81.2Benigno Chiriboga, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Latacunga, Ecuador
11 Oct78.8Victor Petrus Keuppens, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Kolwezi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
19 Oct68.7Gabriel BukatkoArchbishop Emeritus of Beograd (-Smederevo), Serbia
22 Oct83.1Joseph GennangiBishop Emeritus of Kamichlié (Armenian), Syria
24 Oct85.6Matthew BeovichArchbishop Emeritus of Adelaide, Australia
26 Oct86.3Luis Guízar y BarragánBishop Emeritus of Saltillo, Coahuila, México
28 OctFederico da Baselga, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect Emeritus of Endeber, Ethiopia
28 Oct78.1Carl Joseph LeiprechtBishop Emeritus of Rottenburg, Germany
1 Nov79.5Mariano MadriagaArchbishop Emeritus of Lingayen-Dagupan, Philippines
4 Nov83.4Teodosio Moreno QuintanaBishop Emeritus of Huaraz, Peru
7 Nov61.9Jonas Thaliath, C.M.I. †Bishop of Rajkot (Syro-Malabarese), India
10 Nov75.3Gabriel GanniArchbishop of Bassorah {Basra} (Chaldean), Iraq
20 Nov73.3Merlin Joseph GuilfoyleBishop Emeritus of Stockton, California, USA
4 Dec75.8Wilhelmus Joannes Leo Antonius van Hees, O.S.C. †Master General Emeritus of Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross
11 Dec59.7Giovanni GravelliApostolic Nuncio to Dominican Republic
12 Dec63.8Manuel Ferreira CabralAuxiliary Bishop of Braga, Portugal
14 Dec67.3Paolo MosconiApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Iraq
14 Dec74.9Antonio RavagliBishop Emeritus of Modigliana, Italy
15 Dec82.0Joseph Nguyên-Thiên-KhuyênCoadjutor Bishop of Phát Diêm, Viet Nam
22 Dec58.3Bernardo José Bueno MieleArchbishop of Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
22 Dec60.5Leopoldo TeofiliArchbishop of Lanciano e Ortona, Italy
28 Dec79.7Tommaso LeonettiArchbishop Emeritus of Capua, Italy
30 Dec76.2Franjo ŠeperCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

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