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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Aug93.0DiedGiuseppe PizzardoCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation of Seminaries and Universities
2 Aug41.4Ordained BishopArmando Amaral Dos SantosBishop of Benguela, Angola
24.7Ordained PriestEmmanuel Marie Philippe Louis LafontPriest of Tours, FranceBishop Emeritus of Cayenne (Cajenna), French Guyana, Antilles
30.2Ordained PriestMassoud MassoudPriest of Laodicea (Maronite), SyriaBishop Emeritus of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite), Syria
31.2Ordained PriestHerman Joseph Sahadat Pandoyoputro, O. Carm. †Priest of Order of Our Lady of Mt. CarmelBishop Emeritus of Malang, Indonesia
29.0Ordained PriestMaurice Evenor Piat, C.S.Sp.Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Port-Louis, Mauritius
25.3Ordained PriestSebastiano SanguinettiPriest of Nuoro, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Tempio-Ampurias, Italy
4 Aug69.6SucceededDavid Frederick CunninghamBishop of Syracuse, New York, USABishop Emeritus
80.0AppointedWalter Andrew FoeryTitular Bishop of MisenumBishop Emeritus of Syracuse, New York, USA
80.0RetiredWalter Andrew FoeryBishop of Syracuse, New York, USABishop Emeritus
5 Aug87.5DiedGiovanni C. Luigi Marinoni, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Asmara, Ethiopia
6 Aug BornRex Andrew Clement AlarconArchbishop of Caceres (Nueva Caceres), Philippines
7 Aug86.4DiedFranz von StrengBishop Emeritus of Basel e Lugano, Switzerland
8 Aug42.2Ordained BishopPatrick Paul D’SouzaBishop of Banaras, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Varanasi, India
81.6DiedMariano Oscoz, E.C.M.C. †Prior General Emeritus of Camaldolese Hermits of Mount Corona
79.6DiedRamón Sanahuja y MarcéBishop Emeritus of Cartagena (en España)
53.8Ordained BishopAngelo Fausto VallaincTitular Bishop of FrequentiumBishop of Alba (Pompea), Italy
9 Aug60.5Ordained BishopAngelo CriscitoBishop of Lucera, ItalyBishop Emeritus
26.9Ordained PriestFrederick DranduaPriest of Arua, UgandaBishop Emeritus
23.3Ordained PriestManuel Sánchez MongePriest of Palencia, SpainBishop Emeritus of Santander, Spain
10 Aug82.7DiedMikhayl AssafArchbishop of Petra e Filadelfia (Melkite Greek), Jordan
54.4AppointedDamián Iguacén BorauBishop of Barbastro, SpainBishop Emeritus of San Cristóbal de La Laguna o Tenerife, Spain
11 Aug20.1ProfessedWilliam Patrick Callahan, O.F.M. Conv.Member of Order of Friars Minor ConventualBishop Emeritus of La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA
BornJoseph Eciru OliachBishop of Soroti, Uganda
12 Aug30.2Ordained PriestCharles Henry DufourPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Kingston in Jamaica, Antilles
45.3Ordained BishopJosé Pablo Rovalo Azcué, S.M. †Bishop of Zacatecas, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
50.0Ordained BishopSalvador Albert Schlaefer Berg, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of FlumenpiscenseVicar Apostolic of Bluefields, Nicaragua
13 Aug47.0AppointedClément Cailleau, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of Tambacounda, SenegalPrefect Emeritus
76.8DiedFrancisco Panal Ramírez, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of La Vega, Dominican Republic
39.5AppointedPaul Mbiybe VerdzekovBishop of Bamenda, CameroonArchbishop Emeritus of Bamenda, Cameroon
14 Aug BornEvelio Menjivar-AyalaAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
15 Aug24.7Perpetual VowsGilles Côté, S.M.M.Member of Missionaries of the Company of MaryBishop Emeritus of Daru-Kiunga, Papua New Guinea
BornMartin DavidBishop of Ostrava-Opava, Czechia
41.1Ordained BishopCzeslaw DominTitular Bishop of DagnumBishop of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, Poland
24.0Ordained PriestAnacleto Cordeiro Gonçalves de OliveiraPriest of Leiria-Fátima, PortugalBishop of Viana do Castelo, Portugal
18.7ProfessedGregory John Hartmayer, O.F.M. Conv.Member of Order of Friars Minor ConventualArchbishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
28.8ProfessedGerulfus Kherubim Pareira, S.V.D.Member of Society of the Divine WordBishop Emeritus of Maumere, Indonesia
23.8Ordained PriestAtilano Vicente Rodríguez MartínezPriest of Oviedo, SpainBishop Emeritus of Sigüenza-Guadalajara, Spain
49.8Ordained BishopLeo Soekoto, S.J. †Archbishop of Djakarta, IndonesiaArchbishop of Jakarta, Indonesia
31.7First VowsSigitas Tamkevičius, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Kaunas, Lithuania
57.2DiedAngelo ZambarbieriBishop of Guastalla, Italy
16 Aug52.8Ordained BishopJoseph KundukulamBishop of Trichur (Syro-Malabar), IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Trichur (Syro-Malabar), India
17 Aug44.5AppointedGermán Schmitz Sauerborn, M.S.C. †Auxiliary Bishop of Lima, Peru
44.5AppointedGermán Schmitz Sauerborn, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of Megalopolis in ProconsulariAuxiliary Bishop of Lima, Peru
44.2AppointedFrancis John SpenceBishop of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Kingston, Ontario, Canada
18 Aug58.4DiedJuan Navarro RamirezBishop of Ciudad Altamirano, Guerrero, México
19 Aug50.8AppointedFernand Lacroix, C.I.M. †Bishop of Edmundston, New Brunswick, CanadaBishop Emeritus
57.3AppointedJean Baptiste Joseph ScottoBishop of Constantine (-Hippone), AlgeriaBishop Emeritus
20 Aug BornSeyoum Franso NoelVicar Apostolic of Hosanna, Ethiopia
BornBernard de Clairvaux Toha Wontacien, O.S.F.S.Bishop of Djougou, Benin
22 Aug55.6AppointedUmberto Luciano AltomareBishop of Diano-Teggiano, Italy
55.6AppointedUmberto Luciano AltomareApostolic Administrator of Policastro, ItalyBishop of Diano-Teggiano, Italy
55.6CeasedUmberto Luciano AltomareApostolic Administrator of Melfi e Rapolla, ItalyBishop of Diano-Teggiano, Italy
55.6CeasedUmberto Luciano AltomareApostolic Administrator of Venosa, ItalyBishop of Diano-Teggiano, Italy
62.1ResignedAdolfo Luís Bossi, O.F.M. Cap. †Prelate of São José do Grajaú, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
58.8AppointedMario CagnaApostolic Pro-Nuncio to YugoslaviaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Austria
76.3AppointedJoseph CheikhoTitular Archbishop of Rew-Ardashir dei CaldeiArchbishop Emeritus of Sehna (Chaldean), Iran
63.0AppointedSecundo TagliabueTitular Bishop of BureBishop Emeritus of Anglona-Tursi, Italy
63.0ResignedSecundo TagliabueBishop of Anglona-Tursi, ItalyBishop Emeritus
56.1InstalledValentino VailatiArchbishop of Manfredonia (e Vieste), ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Manfredonia-Vieste, Italy
23 Aug28.2Ordained PriestGilbert Guillaume Marie-Jean AubryPriest of Saint-Denis-de-La RéunionBishop Emeritus
29.9Ordained PriestKlaus KüngPriest of Opus DeiBishop Emeritus of Sankt Pölten, Austria
25.9Ordained PriestWilson Abraham Moncayo JalilPriest of Latacunga, EcuadorBishop of Santo Domingo en Ecuador
27.4Ordained PriestNestor Ngoy KatahwaPriestBishop Emeritus of Kolwezi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
57.4AppointedDino TomassiniBishop of Anglona-Tursi, ItalyBishop of Assisi, Italy
24 Aug60.3AppointedThomas Michel BidawidArchbishop (Personal Title), Auxiliary of Baghdad (Chaldean), IraqAuxiliary Bishop
60.3AppointedThomas Michel BidawidTitular Archbishop of Nisibis dei CaldeiAuxiliary Bishop of Baghdad (Chaldean), Iraq
37.4Ordained BishopRicardo Guízar DíazTitular Bishop of NonaArchbishop Emeritus of Tlalnepantla, México, México
38.4Ordained BishopRosendo Huesca PachecoTitular Bishop of ThemisoniumArchbishop Emeritus of Puebla de los Ángeles, México
BornVincenzo VivaBishop of Albano, Italy
25 Aug43.6ConfirmedHenri Salina, C.R.A. †Abbot of Saint-Maurice, SwitzerlandAbbot Emeritus
26 Aug BornKornelius Sipayung, O.F.M. Cap.Archbishop of Medan, Indonesia
29 Aug25.9Ordained PriestCharles Joseph Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinArchbishop Emeritus of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
26.1Ordained PriestSeán Patrick O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinCardinal, Archbishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
30 Aug18.7ProfessedZbigniew Tadeusz Kusy, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Kaga-Bandoro, Central African Republic
51.6Ordained BishopFederico Bonifacio Madersbacher Gasteiger, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of BullaBishop Emeritus of San Ignacio de Velasco, Bolivia
45.9Ordained BishopNicolas Mollenedo MondejarTitular Bishop of GrumentumBishop Emeritus of San Carlos, Philippines
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