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The Year of Our Lord 1971

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
May56.6ResignedPaolo MosconiApostolic Pro-Nuncio to IraqApostolic Nuncio
1 May75.0RetiredMatthew BeovichArchbishop of Adelaide, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus
25.5Ordained PriestPaul Joseph BradleyPriest of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus of Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
50.3SucceededJames William GleesonArchbishop of Adelaide, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus
40.4SucceededRonald Austin MulkearnsBishop of Ballarat, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
79.0RetiredJames Patrick O’CollinsBishop of Ballarat, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
2 May55.2Ordained BishopLuis María Blas Maestu Ojanguren, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of AmmoniaceVicar Apostolic of San Ramón, Peru
52.9Ordained BishopPavao ŽanićTitular Bishop of EdistianaBishop Emeritus of Mostar-Duvno (-Trebinje e Mrkan), Bosnia and Herzegovina
4 May48.7AppointedThomas Joseph ConnollyBishop of Baker, Oregon, USABishop Emeritus
45.5AppointedArturo Lona ReyesBishop of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
50.2AppointedFrancisco Raúl Villalobos PadillaAuxiliary Bishop of Saltillo, Coahuila, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
50.2AppointedFrancisco Raúl Villalobos PadillaTitular Bishop of ColumnataBishop Emeritus of Saltillo, Coahuila, México
5 May43.8AppointedAntônio do Carmo Cheuiche, O.C.D. †Auxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
7 May55.3DiedLuigi MaffeoArchbishop of Italy, Military
8 May41.9Ordained BishopJosé Gea EscolanoTitular Bishop of Arae in NumidiaBishop Emeritus of Mondoñedo-Ferrol, Spain
55.3Ordained BishopJesús Pla GandíaTitular Bishop of BaretaBishop Emeritus of Sigüenza-Guadalajara, Spain
65.5AppointedJean-Édouard-Lucien RuppTitular Archbishop of DionysiopolisPermanent Observer Emeritus to United Nations Office and Specialized Agencies in Geneva
65.5AppointedJean-Édouard-Lucien RuppApostolic Pro-Nuncio to IraqPermanent Observer Emeritus to United Nations Office and Specialized Agencies in Geneva
25.3Ordained PriestDonald Joseph ThériaultPriest of London, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Canada, Military
10 May82.4RetiredManuel Gonçalves CerejeiraPatriarch of Lisboa {Lisbon}, PortugalCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus
45.9AppointedEustathe Joseph MounayerAuxiliary Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), LebanonArchbishop Emeritus of Damas (Syrian), Syria
45.9AppointedEustathe Joseph MounayerTitular Bishop of Hierapolis in Syria dei SiriArchbishop Emeritus of Damas (Syrian), Syria
42.9AppointedAntónio RibeiroCardinal, Patriarch of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
46.9AppointedJoseph Jean Marie RozierAuxiliary Bishop of Clermont, FranceBishop of Poitiers, France
46.9AppointedJoseph Jean Marie RozierTitular Bishop of Maximiana in NumidiaBishop of Poitiers, France
11 May54.9AppointedJoseph Jacob AbiadArchbishop of Homs (-Hama-Nabk) (Syrian), Syria
71.2ResignedGeorge AlapattTitular Bishop of Irenopolis in IsauriaBishop Emeritus of Trichur (Syro-Malabar), India
67.0ResignedLéo BlaisAuxiliary Bishop of Montréal, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Prince-Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
12 May25.4Ordained PriestJohn Raymond ManzPriest of Chicago, Illinois, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
14 May44.3AppointedAdolfo Antonio Suárez RiveraBishop of Tepic, Nayarit, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
15 May27.6Ordained PriestMichael Joseph BransfieldPriest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus of Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, USA
61.4AppointedJean JadotApostolic Delegate to Equatorial GuineaPro-President Emeritus of the Secretariat for Non-Christians
61.4AppointedJean JadotApostolic Pro-Nuncio to GabonPro-President Emeritus of the Secretariat for Non-Christians
61.4AppointedJean JadotApostolic Pro-Nuncio to CamerounPro-President Emeritus of the Secretariat for Non-Christians
25.0Ordained PriestGeorge Arthur SheltzPriest of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
16 May75.6DiedGrégoire-Pierre XV (François) AgagianianCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
BornPatrick Chilekwa Chisanga, O.F.M. Conv.Bishop of Mansa, Zambia
18 May40.0AppointedAldo Gerna, F.S.C.J.Bishop of São Mateus, Espirito Santo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
46.3AppointedValentino Giacomo Lazzeri, O.F.M. Cap. †Prelate of São José do Grajaú, BrazilBishop of São José do Grajaú, Brazil
46.3AppointedValentino Giacomo Lazzeri, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of Castellum TatroportusBishop of São José do Grajaú, Brazil
45.2AppointedAntônio Sarto, S.D.B. †Coadjutor Prelate of Porto Velho, Rondonia, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Barra do Garças, Mato Grosso, Brazil
45.2AppointedAntônio Sarto, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of Arae in MauretaniaBishop Emeritus of Barra do Garças, Mato Grosso, Brazil
19 May55.4DiedFrancisco Rendeiro, O.P. †Bishop of Coimbra, Portugal
57.2Ordained BishopBiagio Vittorio Terrinoni, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of FerentiumBishop Emeritus of Avezzano, Italy
20 May24.4Ordained PriestGregorio Martínez SacristánPriest of Madrid, SpainBishop of Zamora, Spain
46.8Ordained BishopJakob MayrTitular Bishop of AgbiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Salzburg, Austria
BornFranklin Raymond SchusterAuxiliary Bishop of Seattle, Washington, USA
21 May25.9Ordained PriestChristie Albert MacalusoPriest of Hartford, Connecticut, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
22 May26.6Ordained PriestFranz Josef Meinrad Merkel, C.S.Sp.Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop Emeritus of Humaitá, Amazonas, Brazil
23 May50.8Ordained BishopConstantino AmstaldenTitular Bishop of HierpinianaBishop Emeritus of São Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
49.0Ordained BishopFrançois Joseph Maurer, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of ChimaeraVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Iles Saint-Pierre et Miquelon
25.1Ordained PriestChristo ProykovPriest of Sofia (Bulgarian), BulgariaBishop Emeritus of Saint John XXIII of Sofia (Bulgarian), Bulgaria
24 May74.5RetiredJohn Baptist FranzBishop of Peoria, Illinois, USABishop Emeritus
67.5AppointedMartino (Vittorio) Matronola, O.S.B. †Abbot of Montecassino, ItalyAbbot Emeritus
53.5AppointedEdward William O’RourkeBishop of Peoria, Illinois, USABishop Emeritus
66.1ResignedEdmond-Marie-Jean Wolff, C.S.Sp. †Titular Archbishop of Gummi in ByzacenaArchbishop Emeritus of Diégo-Suarez, Madagascar
25 May68.0ResignedFederico Kaiser Depel, M.S.C. †Prelate of Caravelí, PeruPrelate Emeritus
41.0Ordained BishopBasil Harry LostenTitular Bishop of Arcadiopolis in AsiaBishop Emeritus of Stamford (Ukrainian), USA
52.8Ordained BishopJohn StockTitular Bishop of PergamumAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USA
27 May50.5AppointedWalmor Battú WichrowskiBishop of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
BornBohdan John DanyloBishop of Saint Josaphat in Parma (Ukrainian), USA
48.1AppointedAlbert Florent Augustin DecourtrayAuxiliary Bishop of Dijon, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Lyon (-Vienne), France
48.1AppointedAlbert Florent Augustin DecourtrayTitular Bishop of Hippo DiarrhytusCardinal, Archbishop of Lyon (-Vienne), France
52.6InstalledJohn Joseph FitzpatrickBishop of Brownsville, Texas, USABishop Emeritus
51.9AppointedJoão Aloysio HoffmannBishop of Erexim, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
46.8AppointedBruno MaldanerBishop of Frederico Westphalen, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
34.9IncardinatedGirônimo ZanandréaPriest of Erexim, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
29 May25.7Ordained PriestRaymond Francis ChappettoPriest of Brooklyn, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
25.8Ordained PriestOctavio CisnerosPriest of Brooklyn, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
30.0Ordained PriestPablo Jaime Galimberti di VietriPriestBishop Emeritus of Salto, Uruguay
25.0Ordained PriestAndré GazaillePriest of Montréal, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Nicolet, Québec, Canada
26.2Ordained PriestEdward Michael GroszPriest of Buffalo, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
45.2Ordained BishopJuan Rodolfo Laise, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of IomniumBishop Emeritus of San Luis, Argentina
55.4AppointedCarlo MinchiattiBishop of Aquino, Sora, e Pontecorvo, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Benevento, Italy
58.4AppointedDomenico PicchinennaCoadjutor Archbishop of Catania, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
58.4AppointedDomenico PicchinennaTitular Archbishop of BeroeaArchbishop Emeritus of Catania, Italy
26.2Ordained PriestMichael John SheridanPriest of Saint Louis, Missouri, USABishop Emeritus of Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
26.1Ordained PriestDennis Joseph SullivanPriest of New York, New York, USABishop of Camden, New Jersey, USA
30 May41.0Ordained BishopPius Suh AwaTitular Bishop of AuzegeraBishop Emeritus of Buéa, Cameroon
65.6Ordained BishopHemaiagh Pierre XVII Ghedighian, C.M.V. †Titular Archbishop of Chersonesus in ZechiaPatriarch Emeritus of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
49.2Ordained BishopNoël Kokora-TekryBishop of Gagnoa, Côte d’IvoireArchbishop Emeritus of Gagnoa, Côte d’Ivoire
39.2Ordained BishopAlexius Obabu MakoziTitular Bishop of FallabaBishop Emeritus of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
67.3DiedCasimiro Morcillo GonzálezArchbishop of Madrid, Spain
42.4Ordained BishopJérôme Nday Kanyangu LukundweBishop of Kongolo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
BornVincent NellaiparambilBishop of Bijnor (Syro-Malabar), India
62.3DiedClément Abdulla Eliane RahalArchbishop of Damas (Syrian), Syria
31 May41.5AppointedJohn (Jack) BrewerAuxiliary Bishop of Shrewsbury, England, Great BritainBishop of Lancaster, England, Great Britain
41.5AppointedJohn (Jack) BrewerTitular Bishop of BritoniaBishop of Lancaster, England, Great Britain
32.1Ordained PriestPeter FernandoPriest of Tuticorin, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Madurai, India
52.3AppointedErnst GuttingAuxiliary Bishop of Speyer, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
52.3AppointedErnst GuttingTitular Bishop of SufarAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Speyer, Germany
50.8AppointedEduardo Picher PeñaArchbishop of Huancayo, PeruArchbishop Emeritus of Peru, Military
BornChristian WürtzAuxiliary Bishop of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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