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The Year of Our Lord 1975

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Apr82.5DiedLorenz Jäger (Jaeger)Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Paderborn, Germany
26.1Ordained PriestJose Romeo Juanito Orquejo LazoPriest of San Jose de Antique, PhilippinesArchbishop of Jaro, Philippines
2 Apr40.4AppointedFernando Robles CapallaAuxiliary Bishop of Davao, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
40.4AppointedFernando Robles CapallaTitular Bishop of GrumentumArchbishop Emeritus of Davao, Philippines
60.4ResignedJoseph Aloysius DurickBishop of Nashville, Tennessee, USABishop Emeritus
53.8AppointedNorbert Felix GaughanAuxiliary Bishop of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus of Gary, Indiana, USA
53.8AppointedNorbert Felix GaughanTitular Bishop of TaraquaBishop Emeritus of Gary, Indiana, USA
25.4Ordained DeaconJames Anthony TamayoDeacon of Corpus Christi, Texas, USABishop of Laredo, Texas, USA
3 Apr46.1AppointedAdalberto Paulo da Silva, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Viana, Maranhão, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
5 Apr52.5AppointedMiguel Angel Alemán Eslava, S.D.B. †Bishop of Río Gallegos, Argentina
52.9AppointedLuigi BarbaritoApostolic Pro-Nuncio to NigerApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
52.9AppointedLuigi BarbaritoApostolic Delegate to Guinea-BissauApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
52.9AppointedLuigi BarbaritoApostolic Delegate to MaliApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
52.9AppointedLuigi BarbaritoApostolic Delegate to MauritaniaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
52.9AppointedLuigi BarbaritoApostolic Pro-Nuncio to SénégalApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
47.7AppointedHoracio Alberto BózzoliAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaArchbishop of Tucumán, Argentina
41.1AppointedAlfred Gonti Pius Datubara, O.F.M. Cap.Auxiliary Bishop of Medan, IndonesiaArchbishop Emeritus
41.1AppointedAlfred Gonti Pius Datubara, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of NoviArchbishop Emeritus of Medan, Indonesia
52.2AppointedMiguel Esteban HesayneBishop of Viedma, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
54.0AppointedArgimiro Daniel Moure Piñeiro, S.D.B. †Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina
43.7Ordained BishopPaul Nguyễn Văn HoàBishop of Phan Thiết, Viet NamBishop Emeritus of Nha Trang, Viet Nam
37.5Ordained BishopAnselme Titianma SanonBishop of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina FasoArchbishop Emeritus of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
50.0AppointedJohn Baptist Wu Cheng-chungCardinal, Bishop of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
6 Apr44.0Ordained BishopJoseph Marie Régis Belzile, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Moundou, ChadBishop Emeritus
27.0Ordained PriestIsaac DanuPriest of Toungoo, MyanmarBishop Emeritus of Taungngu, Myanmar
47.2Ordained BishopJoseph Abangite GasiBishop of Tombura, SudanBishop Emeritus of Tombura-Yambio, South Sudan
24.4Ordained PriestCasimiro López LlorentePriest of Osma-Soria, SpainBishop of Segorbe-Castellón de la Plana, Spain
30.4Ordained PriestVincent RakotozafyPriest of Fianarantsoa, MadagascarBishop Emeritus of Tôlagnaro, Madagascar
37.4AppointedJoseph Chhmar SalasCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Phnom-Penh, CambodiaVicar Apostolic
37.4AppointedJoseph Chhmar SalasTitular Bishop of SigusVicar Apostolic of Phnom-Penh, Cambodia
54.2Ordained BishopPio Yukwan DengBishop of Malakal, South Sudan
34.1Ordained BishopGabriel Zubeir WakoBishop of Wau, South SudanCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Khartoum, Sudan
7 Apr39.5AppointedAlano Maria Pena, O.P.Auxiliary Bishop of Belém do Pará, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
39.5AppointedAlano Maria Pena, O.P.Titular Bishop of VardimissaArchbishop Emeritus of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
8 Apr55.8Ordained BishopGérard DionneTitular Bishop of GarbaBishop Emeritus of Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada
45.0AppointedFrancis Joseph GossmanBishop of Raleigh, North Carolina, USABishop Emeritus
58.1AppointedJames Daniel NiedergesesBishop of Nashville, Tennessee, USABishop Emeritus
10 Apr41.7AppointedPedro Aranda Díaz-MuñozBishop of Tulancingo, Hidalgo, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of Tulancingo, Hidalgo, México
25.1Ordained DeaconTimothy Michael DolanDeacon of Saint Louis, Missouri, USACardinal, Archbishop of New York, New York, USA
43.6AppointedPeter Yariyok JatauArchbishop of Kaduna, NigeriaArchbishop Emeritus
72.8ResignedJohn Joseph MacCarthy, S.M.A. †Archbishop of Kaduna, NigeriaArchbishop Emeritus
11 Apr BornFrancisco Figueroa CervantesAuxiliary Bishop of Zamora, Michoacán, México
46.7Ordained BishopBernard Francis PappinTitular Bishop of AradiAuxiliary Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada
12 Apr51.8InstalledGeorg MoserBishop of Rottenburg, GermanyBishop of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, Germany
30.0ProfessedLouis Ncamiso Ndlovu, O.S.M. †Member of Order of Friar Servants of MaryBishop of Manzini, eSwatini
25.0Ordained PriestAmbrogio SpreaficoPriest of Clerics Regular of St. PaulBishop of Frosinone-Veroli-Ferentino, Italy
13 Apr49.6Ordained BishopJosé Alberto Llaguno Farias, S.J. †Titular Bishop of MozotcoriVicar Apostolic of Tarahumara, Chihuahua, México
43.0Ordained BishopIgnace Matondo Kwa Nzambi, C.I.C.M. †Bishop of Basankusu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Molegbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
40.1Ordained BishopDermot Patrick O’MahonyTitular Bishop of ThiavaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Dublin, Ireland
26.6Ordained PriestRaymond Saw Po RayPriest of Rangoon, MyanmarBishop Emeritus of Mawlamyine, Myanmar
14 Apr46.9AppointedGiovanni De AndreaTitular Archbishop of AquavivaVice President Emeritus of the Labour Office of the Apostolic See
46.9AppointedGiovanni De AndreaApostolic Delegate to AngolaVice President Emeritus of the Labour Office of the Apostolic See
37.4Ordained BishopJoseph Chhmar SalasTitular Bishop of SigusVicar Apostolic of Phnom-Penh, Cambodia
15 Apr46.8AppointedJean-Baptiste Bùi TuầnCoadjutor Bishop of Long Xuyên, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
46.8AppointedJean-Baptiste Bùi TuầnTitular Bishop of TabuniaBishop Emeritus of Long Xuyên, Viet Nam
84.2DiedCharles JournetCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in Portico (Campitelli)
16 Apr BornAntônio Ederaldo de SantanaBishop of Irecê, Bahia, Brazil
18 Apr48.2AppointedJosé Delicado BaezaArchbishop of Valladolid, SpainArchbishop Emeritus
19 Apr26.9Ordained PriestAllwyn D’SilvaPriest of Bombay, IndiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
26.1Ordained PriestMario del Valle Moronta RodríguezPriest of Caracas, Santiago de VenezuelaBishop of San Cristóbal de Venezuela
20 Apr52.8Ordained BishopAlfredo Guillermo DisandroTitular Bishop of Vicus TurrisBishop Emeritus of Villa María, Argentina
47.9Ordained BishopEdvaldo Gonçalves Amaral, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of ZallataArchbishop Emeritus of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
65.1DiedClovis Joseph Thibauld (Thibault), P.M.E. †Archbishop Emeritus of Davao, Philippines
21 Apr63.1AppointedJuan Carlos AramburuBishop of Argentina, Faithful of the Eastern RitesCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Buenos Aires, Argentina
86.2RetiredAntonio CaggianoBishop of Argentina, Faithful of the Eastern RitesCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Buenos Aires, Argentina
64.7ResignedJosé Filípe do Carmo ColaçoBishop of Santiago de Cabo VerdeBishop Emeritus
43.8AppointedPaulino do Livramento Évora, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Santiago de Cabo VerdeBishop Emeritus
22 Apr63.1SucceededJuan Carlos AramburuArchbishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
65.5ResignedVictorio Manuel Bonamín, S.D.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Argentina, Military
86.2RetiredAntonio CaggianoArchbishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
57.7ResignedManuel Augusto CárdenasAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Argentina, Faithful of the Eastern Rites
BornSteven Joseph LopesOrdinary of The Chair of Saint Peter, USA
65.6SucceededJohn Louis MorkovskyBishop of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USABishop Emeritus
75.2RetiredWendelin Joseph NoldBishop of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USABishop Emeritus
87.1RetiredAntonio RoccaAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
23 Apr75.6RetiredHugo Bressane de AraújoBishop of Marília, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
60.6DiedPeter NettekovenAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
51.7SucceededDaniel Arnaldo Tomasella, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Marília, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
24 Apr47.0AppointedFrançois-Xavier Nguyễn Văn ThuậnCoadjutor Archbishop of Saigon, Viet NamCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
47.0AppointedFrançois-Xavier Nguyễn Văn ThuậnTitular Archbishop of VadesiCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
25 Apr80.7RetiredFrancesco CogoniBishop of Ozieri, ItalyBishop Emeritus
44.5ResignedMichele GiordanoApostolic Administrator of Altamura ed Acquaviva delle Fonti, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
44.5AppointedSalvatore IsgróBishop of Gravina e Irsina (Montepeloso), ItalyArchbishop of Sassari, Italy
44.5AppointedSalvatore IsgróPrelate of Altamura ed Acquaviva delle Fonti, ItalyArchbishop of Sassari, Italy
43.7AppointedPaul Nguyễn Văn HoàBishop of Nha Trang, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
58.9AppointedGiovanni PesAuxiliary Bishop of Oristano, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Alghero-Bosa, Italy
58.9AppointedGiovanni PesTitular Bishop of RisiniumBishop Emeritus of Alghero-Bosa, Italy
27 Apr27.8Ordained PriestLuigi Antonio Secco, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles, Antilles
28 Apr59.2AppointedRobert Ratna BamrungtrakulBishop of Chiang Mai, ThailandBishop Emeritus
42.0AppointedGeorge Francis DanielArchbishop of Pretoria, South AfricaArchbishop Emeritus
67.5ResignedJohn Colburn GarnerArchbishop of Pretoria, South AfricaArchbishop Emeritus
77.1AppointedDominique Marie Lê Hữu CungBishop of Bùi Chu, Viet Nam
41.7AppointedAlphonse U Than AungAuxiliary Bishop of Mandalay, MyanmarArchbishop Emeritus
41.7AppointedAlphonse U Than AungTitular Bishop of HorreaArchbishop Emeritus of Mandalay, Myanmar
29 Apr49.8ResignedJosé Gabriel Diaz CuevaBishop of Azogues, EcuadorBishop Emeritus
41.3AppointedRaúl Eduardo Vela ChiribogaBishop of Azogues, EcuadorCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Quito, Ecuador
30 Apr46.8Ordained BishopJean-Baptiste Bùi TuầnTitular Bishop of TabuniaBishop Emeritus of Long Xuyên, Viet Nam
70.7ResignedGiovanni Battista PardiniBishop of Jesi, ItalyBishop Emeritus
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