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The Year of Our Lord 1973

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Sep49.5AppointedAndrzej Maria DeskurPresident of the Pontifical Council for Social CommunicationsCardinal, President Emeritus
1 Sep46.7AppointedJaume Camprodon RoviraBishop of Gerona, SpainBishop Emeritus of Girona, Spain
42.2AppointedAntonio Dorado SotoBishop of Cádiz y Ceuta, SpainBishop Emeritus of Málaga, Spain
2 Sep25.2Ordained PriestFrancescantonio Nolè, O.F.M. Conv. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor ConventualArchbishop of Cosenza-Bisignano, Italy
3 Sep65.0DiedRufino Jiao SantosCardinal, Archbishop of Manila, Philippines
4 Sep BornOscar Efraín Tamez VillarrealBishop of Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, México
5 Sep41.9AppointedJean-Lucien-Marie-Joseph CadilhacAuxiliary Bishop of Avignon (-Apt, Cavaillon, Carpentras, Orange, e Vaison), FranceBishop of Nîmes (-Uzès e Alès), France
41.9AppointedJean-Lucien-Marie-Joseph CadilhacTitular Bishop of SegermesBishop of Nîmes (-Uzès e Alès), France
35.2Ordained BishopPatrick ItekaBishop of Mahenge, Tanzania
30.8First VowsCharles Kambale Mbogha, A.A. †Priest of Augustinians of the AssumptionArchbishop of Bukavu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
67.4DiedSimon Hoà Nguyễn Văn HiềnBishop of Ðà Lạt, Viet Nam
8 Sep45.7Ordained BishopOttorino Pietro AlbertiArchbishop of Spoleto, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Cagliari, Italy
27.6Ordained PriestOttorino Assolari, C.S.F.Priest of Congregazione Sacra Famiglia di BergamoBishop Emeritus of Serrinha, Bahia, Brazil
54.5AppointedCalogero LauricellaArchbishop of Siracusa, Italy
50.1Ordained BishopMarco René Revelo ContrerasTitular Bishop of GermanicianaBishop Emeritus of Santa Ana, El Salvador
38.7Ordained BishopGeorg WeinholdTitular Bishop of IdicraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen), Germany
9 Sep57.8DiedJoseph BabanaBishop of Zaku (Chaldean), Iraq
36.2Ordained BishopGabriel Gonsum GanakaTitular Bishop of CuiculArchbishop of Jos, Nigeria
11 Sep BornGábor MohosAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
12 Sep46.1Ordained BishopSavarinathen IruthayarajBishop of Palayamkottai, IndiaBishop Emeritus
27.1Perpetual VowsJohn Michael Miller, C.S.B.Member of Congregation of St. BasilArchbishop of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
13 Sep75.1AppointedIldebrando AntoniuttiCardinal-Bishop of VelletriCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Religious and Secular Institutes
75.1RetiredIldebrando AntoniuttiPrefect of the Congregation for Religious and Secular InstitutesCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
69.8AppointedArturo Tabera Araoz, C.M.F. †Cardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Affairs of Religious
14 Sep49.3AppointedHéctor Jaramillo Duque, S.D.B. †Prefect of Ariari, ColombiaBishop of Sincelejo, Colombia
25.0Ordained PriestGiuseppe PetrocchiPriest of Ascoli Piceno, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of L’Aquila, Italy
48.5AppointedPaul Francis RedingBishop of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
15 Sep56.9Ordained BishopKarl Christian EbertTitular Bishop of DruasAuxiliary Bishop of Erfurt-Meiningen, Germany
23.9Ordained PriestDouglas RegattieriPriest of Carpi, ItalyBishop of Cesena-Sarsina, Italy
23.8Ordained PriestGerardo RocconiPriest of Senigallia, ItalyBishop of Jesi, Italy
16 Sep50.4Ordained BishopRoger-Émile Aubry, C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of ArenaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Reyes, Bolivia
50.0SucceededLucien-Emile BardonneBishop of Châlons, FranceBishop Emeritus
24.2Perpetual VowsDavid Douglas Crosby, O.M.I.Member of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
51.7Ordained BishopCarlo FurnoTitular Archbishop of AbariCardinal, Grand Master Emeritus of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
BornAndrés Luis García JassoAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
89.5DiedWilliam Theodore HeardCardinal, Dean Emeritus of the Roman Rota
17 Sep37.7AppointedChristopher Shaman AbbaBishop of Minna, NigeriaBishop of Yola, Nigeria
53.7CeasedAloísio Ariovaldo (Tarcísio) Amaral, C.SS.R. †Superior General of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop Emeritus of Campanha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
45.0AppointedAlessandro Assolari, S.M.M. †Bishop of Mangochi, MalawiBishop Emeritus
48.0AppointedMatthew Baroi, S.D.B. †Bishop of Krishnagar, India
39.1AppointedBernard BududiraBishop of Bururi, Burundi
BornJaime Oswaldo Castillo VillacrésVicar Apostolic of Zamora en Ecuador
48.5ResignedEdmund Joseph Fitzgibbon, S.P.S. †Prefect of Minna, NigeriaBishop Emeritus of Warri, Nigeria
70.3ResignedJoseph Germain Martin, M. Afr. †Bishop of Bururi, BurundiBishop Emeritus
43.8AppointedElias White MutaleArchbishop of Kasama, Zambia
74.5RetiredRené-Joseph PiérardBishop of Châlons, FranceBishop Emeritus
18 Sep88.7DiedAlexandre Poncet, S.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Wallis et Futuna, Wallis and Futuna, Pacific (Oceania)
19 Sep61.6AppointedJohn A. Choi Jae-seonTitular Bishop of TanaramusaBishop Emeritus of Busan {Pusan}, Korea (South)
61.6ResignedJohn A. Choi Jae-seonBishop of Busan {Pusan}, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
82.3DiedUrban John VehrArchbishop Emeritus of Denver, Colorado, USA
21 Sep26.8Solemn VowsCristián Enrique Contreras Molina, O. de M.Member of Order of Our Lady of MercyBishop Emeritus of San Felipe, Chile
25.6ProfessedCarlos Filipe Ximenes Belo, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Díli, Timor-Leste
22 Sep51.0Ordained BishopGiuseppe LaiguegliaTitular Archbishop of AeliaeApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Cuba
51.3Ordained BishopTheodorus LumanauwArchbishop of Ujung Pandang, Indonesia
23 Sep BornLizardo Estrada Herrera, O.S.A.Auxiliary Bishop of Cuzco, Peru
BornJavier Vilanova PellisaAuxiliary Bishop of Barcelona, Spain
24 Sep43.0AppointedCharles Aimé HalpinArchbishop of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
25 Sep48.9AppointedEduardo André MuacaBishop of Malanje, AngolaArchbishop Emeritus of Luanda, Angola
49.8AppointedRomeo Panciroli, M.C.C.I. †Secretary of the Pontifical Commission for Social CommunicationsApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Iran
26 Sep75.6RetiredMichael Cornelius O’NeillArchbishop of Regina, Saskatchewan, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
58.9AppointedAmelio PoggiApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Syria
27 Sep48.0AppointedAntônio Agostinho MarochiAuxiliary Bishop of Londrina, Parana, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Presidente Prudente, Sao Paulo, Brazil
48.0AppointedAntônio Agostinho MarochiTitular Bishop of ThabracaBishop Emeritus of Presidente Prudente, Sao Paulo, Brazil
28 Sep BornGeorgios AltouvasArchbishop of Corfù, Zante e Cefalonia, Greece
69.0DiedPierre Joseph François d’Alcantara Sintas, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect Emeritus of Berbérati, Central African Republic
26.3Ordained PriestLuis Felipe Sánchez ApontePriest of Garagoa, ColombiaBishop of Chiquinquirá, Colombia
29 Sep17.2ProfessedAntonio De Luca, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Teggiano-Policastro, Italy
30 Sep81.0DiedAlfonso María ButelerArchbishop of Mendoza, Argentina
75.7DiedAlexandre-Joseph-Charles Derouineau, M.E.P. †Archbishop of Kunming [Kunming], China
52.1Ordained BishopVincenzo Maria FaranoTitular Archbishop of CluentumArchbishop Emeritus of Gaeta, Italy
45.7Ordained BishopMaurice-Adolphe GaidonTitular Bishop of SebargaBishop Emeritus of Cahors, France
41.9Ordained BishopAnthony Okonkwo GbujiBishop of Issele-Uku, NigeriaBishop Emeritus of Enugu, Nigeria
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