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The Year of Our Lord 1971

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Dec66.2ResignedGiuseppe MojoliApostolic Nuncio to MaltaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
1 Dec62.1AppointedLech KaczmarekBishop of Gdańsk, Poland
52.2AppointedJoseph Francis MaguireAuxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USABishop Emeritus of Springfield in Massachusetts, USA
52.2AppointedJoseph Francis MaguireTitular Bishop of MactarisBishop Emeritus of Springfield in Massachusetts, USA
3 Dec62.4AppointedAntonio Añoveros AtaúnBishop of Bilbao, SpainBishop Emeritus
54.5AppointedJosé María Cirarda LachiondoBishop of Córdoba, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Pamplona y Tudela, Spain
64.5AppointedVicente Enrique y TarancónArchbishop of Madrid, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
53.8AppointedMarcelo González MartínArchbishop of Toledo, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
58.3AppointedNarciso Jubany ArnauArchbishop of Barcelona, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
50.7AppointedJosé Méndez AsensioArchbishop of Pamplona (-Tudela), SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Granada, Spain
55.4AppointedJuan Antonio del Val GalloBishop of Santander, SpainBishop Emeritus
4 Dec25.8Ordained PriestHernán Alvarado SolanoPriest of Zipaquirá, ColombiaVicar Apostolic of Guapi, Colombia
68.0ResignedArturo Tabera Araoz, C.M.F. †Archbishop of Pamplona (-Tudela), SpainCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Affairs of Religious
5 Dec24.8Ordained PriestOrlando Antonio Corrales GarcíaPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Santa Fe de Antioquia, Colombia
41.2Ordained BishopGodefroid Mukeng’a Kalond, C.I.C.M.Bishop of Luiza, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Archbishop Emeritus of Kananga, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
6 Dec50.7AppointedPackiam ArokiaswamyArchbishop of Bangalore, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Tanjore, India
47.2AppointedSaminini ArulappaArchbishop of Hyderabad, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
43.5AppointedLouis Edward GelineauBishop of Providence, Rhode Island, USABishop Emeritus
48.4AppointedRené Henry GracidaAuxiliary Bishop of Miami, Florida, USABishop Emeritus of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
48.4AppointedRené Henry GracidaTitular Bishop of MasuccabaBishop Emeritus of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
40.6AppointedSymphorian Thomas Keeprath, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Jullundur, IndiaBishop Emeritus
56.8AppointedHenry Joseph KennedyBishop of Armidale, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
7 Dec76.0RetiredCelestino Miguel Fernández Pérez, O.F.M. †Bishop of San Marcos, GuatemalaBishop Emeritus
48.9DiedNikasius KipengeleBishop of Mahenge, Tanzania
46.2AppointedPróspero Penados del BarrioBishop of San Marcos, GuatemalaArchbishop Emeritus of Guatemala
71.8DiedFernando Quiroga y PalaciosCardinal, Archbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
57.2AppointedLawrence Joseph RileyAuxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
57.2AppointedLawrence Joseph RileyTitular Bishop of DaimlaigAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
8 Dec49.6Ordained BishopDante BerniniTitular Bishop of AssidonaBishop Emeritus of Albano, Italy
26.6Ordained PriestJosé Alejandro Castaño Arbeláez, O.A.R.Priest of Order of Augustinian RecollectsBishop Emeritus of Cartago, Colombia
83.0DiedAurelio del Pino GómezBishop Emeritus of Lérida, Spain
BornGuillaume Robert Marie-Joseph Leschallier de LisleAuxiliary Bishop of Meaux, France
43.8Ordained BishopHubert Patrick O’Connor, O.M.I. †Bishop of Whitehorse, Yukon, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
9 Dec46.3Ordained BishopAmbrose MathalaimuthuBishop of Tuticorin, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Coimbatore, India
10 Dec36.1AppointedCarlos José Ruiseco VieiraAuxiliary Bishop of Barranquilla, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus of Cartagena, Colombia
36.1AppointedCarlos José Ruiseco VieiraTitular Bishop of FebianaArchbishop Emeritus of Cartagena, Colombia
71.2DiedBernhard SchräderAuxiliary Bishop of Osnabrück, Germany
45.4AppointedHernando Velásquez LoteroAuxiliary Bishop of Popayán, ColombiaBishop Emeritus of Facatativá, Colombia
45.4AppointedHernando Velásquez LoteroTitular Bishop of GarbaBishop Emeritus of Facatativá, Colombia
11 Dec52.3Ordained BishopGilbert-Antoine DuchêneTitular Bishop of TelaBishop Emeritus of Saint-Claude, France
50.3Ordained BishopBernhard HuhnTitular Bishop of TasaccoraApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Görlitz, Germany
28.2Ordained DeaconJoseph Laurent Koerber, C.S.Sp.Deacon of Congregation of the Holy SpiritVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Makokou, Gabon
33.9Ordained PriestRoberto Joaquín Ramos UmañaPriestBishop of El Salvador, Military
27.7Ordained PriestAntônio Wagner da Silva, S.C.I.Priest of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartBishop Emeritus of Guarapuava, Parana, Brazil
12 Dec26.1Ordained DeaconAnthony Sablan Apuron, O.F.M. Cap.Deacon of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinArchbishop Emeritus of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania)
28.7Ordained PriestJohn Baptist KaggwaPriestBishop Emeritus of Masaka, Uganda
13 Dec51.7AppointedJosé Tomás SánchezCoadjutor Bishop of Lucena, PhilippinesCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
14 Dec29.1Ordained PriestMarampudi JojiPriestArchbishop of Hyderabad, India
75.1RetiredRobert Francis JoyceBishop of Burlington, Vermont, USABishop Emeritus
43.6AppointedJohn Aloysius MarshallBishop of Burlington, Vermont, USABishop of Springfield in Massachusetts, USA
BornMário SpakiBishop of Paranavaí, Parana, Brazil
15 Dec66.5DiedAmbrogio De Battista, P.I.M.E. †Bishop Emeritus of Vijayawada, India
16 Dec27.5Ordained PriestThomas Matthew Burns, S.M.Priest of Society of MaryBishop Emeritus of Menevia, Wales, Great Britain
51.9AppointedJosé María Cases DeordalBishop of Segorbe-Castellón de la Plana, SpainBishop Emeritus
17 Dec53.3InstalledBartolomé Carrasco BriseñoBishop of Tapachula, Chiapas, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
25.2Ordained PriestSalvatore Ronald MatanoPriest of Providence, Rhode Island, USABishop of Rochester, New York, USA
43.8InstalledHubert Patrick O’Connor, O.M.I. †Bishop of Whitehorse, Yukon, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
25.0Ordained PriestPaul Robert SanchezPriest of Brooklyn, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
18 Dec27.8Ordained PriestPedro Ricardo Barreto Jimeno, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Huancayo, Peru
29.3Ordained PriestJosé Luíz Bertanha, S.V.D.Priest of Society of the Divine WordBishop Emeritus of Registro, Sao Paulo, Brazil
BornRyan Pagente JimenezBishop of Chalan Kanoa, Northern Mariana Islands, Pacific (Oceania)
26.6Ordained PriestHélio Adelar RubertPriest of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
27.2Ordained PriestAntoine Vũ Huy ChươngPriest of Cần Thơ, Viet NamBishop Emeritus of Ðà Lạt, Viet Nam
19 Dec25.2Ordained PriestLuís Flávio Cappio, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Barra (do Rio Grande), Bahia, Brazil
53.8Ordained BishopVincenzo FagioloArchbishop of Chieti, ItalyCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Interpretation of Legislative Texts
29.2Ordained PriestElói Róggia, S.A.C.Priest of Society of the Catholic ApostolatePrelate Emeritus of Borba, Amazonas, Brazil
29.6Ordained PriestAthanasius Atule UsuhPriest of Makurdi, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
20 Dec BornSalvador González MoralesAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
25.4Ordained PriestGeorge NjaralakattPriest of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabar), IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabar), India
63.3DiedAnthony Jeremiah Pesce, C.P. †Bishop of Dodoma, Tanzania
21 Dec26.4Ordained PriestAntony AnandarayarPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Pondicherry and Cuddalore, India
22 Dec58.9ResignedGabriel BukatkoApostolic Administrator of Jugoslavenska Banat, SerbiaArchbishop Emeritus of Beograd (-Smederevo), Serbia
60.2DiedFranciszek Cedzich, S.V.D. †Prelate of Alto Paraná, Paraguay
60.0AppointedTamás JungApostolic Administrator of Jugoslavenska Banat, SerbiaApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Zrenjanin, Serbia
60.0AppointedTamás JungTitular Bishop of Castellum in NumidiaApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Zrenjanin, Serbia
23 Dec24.1Ordained PriestAgustín Cortés SorianoPriestBishop of Sant Feliu de Llobregat, Spain
41.2AppointedMichele GiordanoAuxiliary Bishop of Matera, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
41.2AppointedMichele GiordanoTitular Bishop of Lari CastellumCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
62.7AppointedAntal JakabCoadjutor Bishop of Alba Iulia, RomaniaBishop Emeritus
62.7AppointedAntal JakabTitular Bishop of AstigiBishop Emeritus of Alba Iulia, Romania
54.9AppointedGiuseppe VairoApostolic Administrator of Melfi e Rapolla, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Potenza-Muro Lucano-Marsico Nuovo, Italy
54.9AppointedGiuseppe VairoApostolic Administrator of Venosa, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Potenza-Muro Lucano-Marsico Nuovo, Italy
54.9ResignedGiuseppe VairoBishop of Gravina e Irsina (Montepeloso), ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Potenza-Muro Lucano-Marsico Nuovo, Italy
24 Dec21.9Ordained DeaconCarlos Aguiar RetesDeacon of Tepic, Nayarit, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop of México, Federal District
26.4Ordained PriestJesús Antonio Lerma NolascoPriest of Tepic, Nayarit, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Iztapalapa, México, México
27 Dec51.7Ordained BishopAntônio Afonso de Miranda, S.D.N. †Bishop of Lorena, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, Brazil
45.1Ordained BishopAntonio CantisaniArchbishop of Rossano, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Catanzaro-Squillace, Italy
28 Dec51.5AppointedCharles Amarin BrandAuxiliary Bishop of Fréjus-Toulon, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Strasbourg, France
51.5AppointedCharles Amarin BrandTitular Bishop of UthinaArchbishop Emeritus of Strasbourg, France
61.3AppointedEdoardo PecoraioTitular Archbishop of CumaeApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Malta
61.3AppointedEdoardo PecoraioApostolic Nuncio to MaltaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
25.8Ordained PriestRaymundo Taco Sabio, M.S.C. †Priest of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusPrefect Emeritus of Marshall Islands, Pacific (Oceania)
29 Dec28.4Ordained PriestCornelius Fontem EsuaPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Bamenda, Cameroon
76.4RetiredJohn Charles McQuaid, C.S.Sp. †Archbishop of Dublin, IrelandArchbishop Emeritus
47.5AppointedDermot J. RyanArchbishop of Dublin, IrelandArchbishop Emeritus

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