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The Year of Our Lord 2015

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DateAgeBishopTitle
1 Jan104.9Géry-Jacques-Charles LeulietBishop Emeritus of Amiens, France
3 Jan78.2Paulinus CostaArchbishop Emeritus of Dhaka, Bangladesh
4 Jan85.7Natalino PescaroloBishop Emeritus of Cuneo, Italy
5 Jan102.1Bernard Joseph McLaughlinAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Buffalo, New York, USA
6 Jan69.7Joseph Djida, O.M.I. †Bishop of Ngaoundéré, Cameroon
10 Jan71.5Pierre-André FournierArchbishop of Rimouski, Québec, Canada
12 Jan58.7James Naanman Daman, O.S.A. †Bishop of Shendam, Nigeria
15 Jan59.2Joseph Mukasa ZuzaBishop of Mzuzu, Malawi
19 Jan88.0José María Hernández GonzálezBishop Emeritus of Netzahualcóyotl, México, México
29 Jan78.6José Martins da Silva, S.D.N. †Archbishop Emeritus of Porto Velho, Rondonia, Brazil
31 Jan81.0Adalberto Arturo Rosat, O.F.M. †Prelate Emeritus of Aiquile, Bolivia
8 Feb73.8Vincent Valentine Egwuchukwu Ezeonyia, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Aba, Nigeria
10 Feb86.8Karl Josef Becker, S.J. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Giuliano Martire
11 Feb94.7Abel Costas MontañoBishop Emeritus of Tarija, Bolivia
13 Feb82.0Thomas Bhalerao, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Nashik, India
13 Feb84.4Magnus MwalunyunguBishop Emeritus of Tunduru-Masasi, Tanzania
17 Feb79.3Joseph Devellerez Thaung ShweBishop Emeritus of Pyay, Myanmar
17 Feb68.7Antonio LanfranchiArchbishop of Modena-Nonantola, Italy
21 Feb88.5Bernardo Enrique Witte, O.M.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Concepción, Argentina
24 Feb81.4Francis Némé BaïssariAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Joubbé, Sarba e Jounieh (Maronite), Lebanon
28 Feb84.5André Vallée, P.M.E. †Bishop Emeritus of Hearst, Ontario, Canada
5 Mar82.9Edward Michael EganCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
17 Mar83.7Antonio Dorado SotoBishop Emeritus of Málaga, Spain
21 Mar49.6Malachy John GoltokBishop of Bauchi, Nigeria
26 Mar89.7Ennio AppignanesiArchbishop Emeritus of Potenza-Muro Lucano-Marsico Nuovo, Italy
26 Mar83.7Alonso Llano RuizBishop Emeritus of Istmina-Tadó, Colombia
29 Mar74.4Juan Carlos MaccaroneBishop Emeritus of Santiago del Estero, Argentina
2 Apr71.9Alberto Ricardo da SilvaBishop Emeritus of Díli, Timor-Leste
2 Apr83.4William Benedict FriendBishop Emeritus of Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
3 Apr81.9Luis María Pérez de Onraita AguirreArchbishop Emeritus of Malanje, Angola
6 Apr99.0Eugène Moke MotsüriAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
8 Apr78.7Jean-Claude TurcotteCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Montréal, Québec, Canada
9 Apr58.3João Alves dos Santos, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Paranaguá, Parana, Brazil
9 Apr82.3Elmo Noel Joseph PereraBishop Emeritus of Galle, Sri Lanka
13 Apr89.1Antônio Alberto Guimarães Rezende, C.S.S. †Bishop Emeritus of Caetité, Bahia, Brazil
14 Apr93.9Roberto Tucci, S.J. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Sant’Ignazio di Loyola a Campo Marzio
15 Apr100.0Felice LeonardoBishop Emeritus of Cerreto Sannita-Telese-Sant’Agata de’ Goti, Italy
17 Apr78.2Francis Eugene George, O.M.I. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Chicago, Illinois, USA
24 Apr92.7Thomas Joseph ConnollyBishop Emeritus of Baker, Oregon, USA
24 Apr75.8Raymond Olir Roussin, S. M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
29 Apr96.5Giovanni CanestriCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Genova {Genoa}, Italy
3 May84.0Symphorian Thomas Keeprath, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Jullundur, India
4 May88.2Vicente Joaquim Zico, C.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Belém do Pará, Brazil
6 May88.0Nicolas Huynh Van NghiBishop Emeritus of Phan Thiết, Viet Nam
7 May90.4Józef PazdurAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
14 May84.8Geraldo Majela (João José) de Castro, O. Praem. †Archbishop Emeritus of Montes Claros, Minas Gerais, Brazil
15 May73.4André Jean René Lacrampe, Ist. del Prado †Archbishop Emeritus of Besançon, France
16 May89.7Dominik TóthAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bratislava, Slovakia
20 May88.5Manfred MüllerBishop Emeritus of Regensburg, Germany
24 May78.7Guido Plante, P.M.E. †Bishop Emeritus of Choluteca, Honduras
25 May90.5Robert LebelBishop Emeritus of Valleyfield, Québec, Canada
27 May76.9Peter Celestine Elampassery, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Jammu-Srinagar, India
1 Jun85.3Tadeusz Józef ZawistowskiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Łomża, Poland
2 Jun83.9Thomas FlynnBishop Emeritus of Achonry, Ireland
5 Jun68.9Julien Mawule KoutoBishop Emeritus of Atakpamé, Togo
17 Jun71.2Francisco Domingo Barbosa Da SilveiraBishop Emeritus of Minas, Uruguay
25 Jun66.1Óscar González VillaPriest of Manizales, Colombia
25 Jun75.4Nerses Bedros XIX (Boutros) Tarmouni (Taza)Patriarch of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
1 Jul81.7Victor de la Peña Pérez, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Requena, Peru
6 Jul67.3Luigi MartellaBishop of Molfetta-Ruvo-Giovinazzo-Terlizzi, Italy
11 Jul87.0Giacomo BiffiCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bologna, Italy
12 Jul82.5Omar Félix ColoméBishop Emeritus of Cruz del Eje, Argentina
22 Jul64.0Simon-Pierre Saint-Hillien, C.S.C. †Bishop of Hinche, Haïti
23 Jul88.6William Wakefield BaumCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
28 Jul83.7Fransiskus Xaverius Rocharjanta Prajasuta, M.S.F. †Bishop Emeritus of Banjarmasin, Indonesia
3 Aug93.6Salvatore CassisaArchbishop Emeritus of Monreale, Italy
14 Aug69.9Rogelio Ricardo Livieres PlanoBishop Emeritus of Ciudad del Este, Paraguay
17 Aug88.2László Pacifik Paskai, O.F.M. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
18 Aug75.5Vladimír FiloBishop Emeritus of Rožňava, Slovakia
19 Aug88.4Paul Lokiru KalandaBishop Emeritus of Fort Portal, Uganda
25 Aug74.8Gaetano Aldo (Thomas) DonatoAuxiliary Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, USA
26 Aug92.2Georges Abi-Saber, O.L.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Saint-Maron de Montréal (Maronite), Canada
26 Aug88.6Maroun Khoury SaderArchbishop Emeritus of Tyr (Maronite), Lebanon
26 Aug93.6Carmelo Domênico Recchia, O. Cist. †Abbot Emeritus of Claraval, Minas Gerais, Brazil
26 Aug79.8Francisco Capiral San DiegoBishop Emeritus of Pasig, Philippines
28 Aug67.1Józef Wesołowski
29 Aug86.7Carlos María Ariz Bolea, C.M.F. †Bishop Emeritus of Colón-Kuna Yala, Panama
30 Aug88.3Pierfranco PastoreSecretary Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications
30 Aug94.6George Hamilton Pearce, S.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Suva, Fiji, Pacific (Oceania)
5 Sep80.8Peter Alfred Sutton, O.M.I. †Archbishop Emeritus of Keewatin-Le Pas, Manitoba, Canada
17 Sep85.6Bruno TommasiArchbishop Emeritus of Lucca, Italy
19 Sep87.5Georg EderArchbishop Emeritus of Salzburg, Austria
20 Sep75.4Giovanni De VivoBishop of Pescia, Italy
21 Sep84.9Raphael Michael FlissBishop Emeritus of Superior, Wisconsin, USA
25 Sep73.5Carlos Anibal Altamirano ArgüelloBishop of Azogues, Ecuador
25 Sep79.1Claudio BagginiBishop Emeritus of Vigevano, Italy
2 Oct89.8Ferdinand Joseph FonsecaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bombay, India
11 Oct85.5Salvador Trane ModestoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of San Carlos, Philippines
18 Oct93.8Ignazio CannavòArchbishop Emeritus of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
19 Oct83.1Alessandro PlottiArchbishop Emeritus of Pisa, Italy
20 Oct78.6Gilberto Jiménez NarváezAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Medellín, Colombia
24 Oct91.7Ján Chryzostom Korec, S.J. †Cardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Nitra, Slovakia
24 Oct88.2Gaston Élie Poulain, P.S.S. †Bishop Emeritus of Périgueux (-Sarlat), France
25 Oct64.3Georg Müller, SS.CC. †Prelate Emeritus of Trondheim, Norway
26 Oct77.8Giuseppe Nazzaro, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Alep [Beroea, Halab], Syria
28 Oct85.5Joseph DerghamBishop Emeritus of Le Caire {Cairo} (Maronite), Egypt
28 Oct99.2Jorge Scarso, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Patos de Minas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
10 Nov65.8Johannes Maria Trilaksyanta PujasumartaArchbishop of Semarang, Indonesia
27 Nov64.9José Benedito SimãoBishop of Assis, Sao Paulo, Brazil
28 Nov93.4Federico Ocampo Escaler, S.J. †Prelate Emeritus of Ipil, Philippines
1 Dec92.1Antonio Troyo CalderónAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of San José de Costa Rica
4 Dec82.7Ricardo Guízar DíazArchbishop Emeritus of Tlalnepantla, México, México
5 Dec86.7Luigi ContiApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Malta
7 Dec76.1Rrok Kola MirditaArchbishop of Tiranë-Durrës, Albania
8 Dec77.9Anthony Francis Sharma, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Nepal
9 Dec94.0Carlo FurnoCardinal, Grand Master Emeritus of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
9 Dec91.6Matthew ShijaBishop Emeritus of Kahama, Tanzania
9 Dec79.7Julio Terrazas Sandoval, C.SS.R. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
10 Dec80.8Dermot Patrick O’MahonyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Dublin, Ireland
11 Dec72.6Jiří Paďour, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of České Budĕjovice {Budweis}, Czech Republic
17 Dec76.0Joseph Roduit, C.R.A. †Abbot Emeritus of Saint-Maurice, Switzerland
18 Dec96.4Placidus Gervasius Nkalanga, O.S.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Bukoba, Tanzania
22 Dec84.5Joseph Leopold ImeschBishop Emeritus of Joliet in Illinois, USA
23 Dec91.2Grégoire HaddadArchbishop Emeritus of Beirut and Jbeil {Bairut e Gibail} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
27 Dec66.3Youhannes Ezzat Zakaria BadirBishop of Luqsor {Tebe} (Coptic), Egypt
31 Dec85.2Daniel Leo RyanBishop Emeritus of Springfield in Illinois, USA

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