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The Year of Our Lord 1971

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Feb67.1AppointedJosé Lafayette Ferreira ÁlvaresBishop of Bragança Paulista, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
2 Feb43.0Ordained BishopOctavio Betancourt ArangoTitular Bishop of Germania in DaciaBishop Emeritus of Garzón, Colombia
48.9AppointedNevin William Hayes, O. Carm. †Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
47.3SucceededAmérico HenriquesBishop of Lamego, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Nova Lisboa, Angola
81.5RetiredJoão da Silva Campos NevesBishop of Lamego, PortugalBishop Emeritus
84.3ResignedManuel Jerónimo Yerena y CamarenaTitular Bishop of BosetaBishop Emeritus of Huejutla, Hidalgo, México
4 Feb22.6ProfessedAloísio Alberto Dilli, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Santa Cruz do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
83.8ResignedPeter Magoshiro MatsuokaTitular Bishop of BelaliBishop Emeritus of Nagoya, Japan
BornDarío Rubén Quintana Muñiz, O.A.R.Prelate of Cafayate, Argentina
76.5ResignedPaul Aijirô YamaguchiTitular Archbishop of Massa LubrenseArchbishop Emeritus of Nagasaki, Japan
6 Feb49.8Ordained BishopGabriel BulletTitular Bishop of GlavinitzaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg), Switzerland
27.5Ordained PriestGhislain Marie Raoul Suzanne de Rasilly, S.M.Priest of Society of MaryBishop Emeritus of Wallis et Futuna, Wallis and Futuna, Pacific (Oceania)
7 Feb53.1Ordained BishopLuciano AngeloniTitular Archbishop of ViboApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Portugal
45.2Ordained BishopFrançois-Victor-Marie Frétellière, P.S.S. †Titular Bishop of CaudiumBishop of Créteil, France
39.3Ordained BishopMedardo Joseph MazombweBishop of Chipata, ZambiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Lusaka, Zambia
8 Feb49.1AppointedLeonard James CrowleyAuxiliary Bishop of Montréal, Québec, CanadaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
49.1AppointedLeonard James CrowleyTitular Bishop of Mons in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Montréal, Québec, Canada
74.0ResignedWilliam Joseph SmithBishop of Pembroke, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus
53.4SucceededJoseph Raymond WindleBishop of Pembroke, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus
9 Feb52.6AppointedJuan Alfredo ArzubeAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
52.6AppointedJuan Alfredo ArzubeTitular Bishop of CivitateAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, California, USA
10 Feb75.4RetiredMariano Jacinto Valdivia y OrtizArchbishop of Huancayo, PeruArchbishop Emeritus
11 Feb55.4Ordained BishopCharles Roman KoesterTitular Bishop of SuaciaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
12 Feb46.0AppointedLuciano José Cabral DuarteArchbishop of Aracajú, Sergipe, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
39.9AppointedRafael Montiano LimBishop of Laoag, PhilippinesBishop of Boac, Philippines
13 Feb58.2SucceededJean HengenBishop of LuxembourgArchbishop Emeritus of Luxembourg
55.7Ordained BishopTeodardo Leitz, O.F.M. †Bishop of Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
78.0RetiredLéon LommelBishop of LuxembourgBishop Emeritus
14 Feb47.2Ordained BishopFranco BrambillaTitular Archbishop of ViminaciumApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Australia
26.6Ordained PriestJohn BuraPriest of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
15 Feb47.1Ordained BishopJosé Julio Aguilar GarcíaTitular Bishop of Bononia
16 Feb68.7ResignedMarie-Joseph Lemieux, O.P. †Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to IndiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
BornDaniel Franck NzikaBishop of Impfondo, Congo
17 Feb43.4Ordained BishopMarianus ArokiasamyBishop of Kottar, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Madurai, India
23.4Solemn VowsCletus Chandrasiri Perera, O.S.B.Member of Order of Saint BenedictBishop Emeritus of Ratnapura, Sri Lanka
39.9AppointedBienvenido Solon TudtudPrelate of Iligan, PhilippinesPrelate of Marawi, Philippines
43.1AppointedJesus Yu VarelaBishop of Ozamis, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of Sorsogon, Philippines
18 Feb76.6DiedJaime de Barros CâmaraCardinal, Archbishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
69.7ResignedJean Gay, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of Gemellae in ByzacenaBishop Emeritus of Basse-Terre (et Pointe-à-Pitre), Guadeloupe, Antilles
86.6ResignedJean-Baptiste-Adrien LlosaTitular Bishop of TaborentaBishop Emeritus of Ajaccio, France
19 Feb BornPola Ayoub Matta Usama Shafik AkhnoukhBishop of Ismayliah (Coptic), Egypt
79.0DiedBernard Theodore Espelage, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Gallup, New Mexico, USA
52.2AppointedWilliam Robert JohnsonAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USABishop of Orange in California, USA
52.2AppointedWilliam Robert JohnsonTitular Bishop of BleraBishop of Orange in California, USA
20 Feb40.7AppointedPius Suh AwaCoadjutor Bishop of Buéa, CameroonBishop Emeritus
40.7AppointedPius Suh AwaTitular Bishop of AuzegeraBishop Emeritus of Buéa, Cameroon
39.0AppointedAlexius Obabu MakoziAuxiliary Bishop of Lokoja, NigeriaBishop Emeritus of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
39.0AppointedAlexius Obabu MakoziTitular Bishop of FallabaBishop Emeritus of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
38.1IncardinatedEmílio PignoliPriest of Franca, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Campo Limpo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
67.3AppointedArturo Tabera Araoz, C.M.F. †Prefect of the Congregation for Divine WorshipCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Affairs of Religious
21 Feb38.9Ordained BishopJoseph Henry GandaBishop of Kenema, Sierra LeoneArchbishop Emeritus of Freetown and Bo, Sierra Leone
22 Feb BornClement PapaCoadjutor Archbishop-Elect of Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea
23 Feb76.8DiedXavier Geeraerts, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bukavu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
49.4AppointedPaul-Marie François Rousset, Ist. del Prado †Bishop of Saint-Etienne, FranceBishop Emeritus
25 Feb49.4AppointedRubén Buitrago Trujillo, O.A.R. †Auxiliary Bishop of Bogotá, ColombiaBishop of Zipaquirá, Colombia
49.4AppointedRubén Buitrago Trujillo, O.A.R. †Titular Bishop of Aquae FlaviaeBishop of Zipaquirá, Colombia
35.2AppointedAlfonso López TrujilloArchbishop (Personal Title), Auxiliary of Bogotá, ColombiaCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for the Family
35.2AppointedAlfonso López TrujilloTitular Bishop of BosetaCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for the Family
26 Feb BornMirosław MilewskiAuxiliary Bishop of Płock, Poland
27 Feb87.8DiedDaniel Llorente y FedericoBishop Emeritus of Segovia, Spain
32.4Ordained PriestGiuseppe MerisiPriest of Milano {Milan}, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Lodi, Italy
BornJúlio César Souza de JesusAuxiliary Bishop of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
28 Feb63.3DiedJoseph Mark GopuArchbishop of Hyderabad, India
44.5InstalledPedro Antônio Marchetti FedaltoArchbishop of Curitiba, Parana, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
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