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The Year of Our Lord 1981

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May to June

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 May79.2DiedManuel Llopis IvorraBishop Emeritus of Coria-Cáceres, Spain
48.3Ordained BishopEusébio Oscar Scheid, S.C.I. †Bishop of São José dos Campos, Sao Paulo, BrazilCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2 May47.8Ordained BishopFrancesco De NittisTitular Archbishop of TunesApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Uruguay
3 May80.5DiedEugene Joseph Butler, C.S.Sp. †Bishop Emeritus of Mombasa, Kenya
6 May52.5SucceededJoseph Marie Louis DuvalArchbishop of Rouen, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
68.4ResignedAndré Louis Marie PaillerArchbishop of Rouen, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
8 May25.1Ordained PriestRobert Ovide BourgonPriest of Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Hearst-Moosonee, Ontario, Canada
57.9AppointedVirgílio de PauliBishop of Campo Mourão, Parana, Brazil
49.1AppointedIzidoro Kosinski, C.M. †Bishop of Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
9 May54.7AppointedAgostino CacciavillanApostolic Pro-Nuncio to IndiaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
76.0RetiredSecondo ChioccaAuxiliary Bishop of Genova, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Foligno, Italy
28.1Ordained PriestVincent CoulibalyPriest of Kankan, GuineaArchbishop of Conakry {Konakry}, Guinea
63.3AppointedÉdouard Gagnon, P.S.S. †President of the Pontifical Council for the FamilyCardinal, President Emeritus
49.9Ordained BishopAugustus PetersTitular Bishop of Aquae SirensesAuxiliary Bishop of Aachen, Germany
70.9AppointedOpilio RossiPresident of the Pontifical Council for the FamilyCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses
69.8DiedGabriel Willem Sillekens, C.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Ketapang, Indonesia
25.5Ordained PriestMatteo Maria ZuppiPriest of Palestrina, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
10 May24.3Ordained PriestJuan Antonio Menéndez FernándezPriest of Oviedo, SpainBishop of Astorga, Spain
11 May46.6Ordained PriestPeter Lin JiashanPriestArchbishop of Fuzhou [Foochow], China
15 May26.3Ordained PriestMark Leonard BartchakPriest of Erie, Pennsylvania, USABishop of Altoona-Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA
17.4First VowsMathews Pachomius Kadavil, O.I.C.Member of Order of Imitation of ChristBishop of Saint Ephrem of Khadki (Syro-Malankara), India
16 May33.9Ordained PriestJoseph Patrick McFaddenPriest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USABishop of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
17 May24.7Ordained PriestRomán Casanova CasanovaPriest of Tortosa, SpainBishop of Vic, Spain
21.1ProfessedJoseph Arumachadath, M.C.B.S.Member of Missionary Congregation of the Blessed SacramentBishop of Bhadravathi (Syro-Malabar), India
24.9Ordained PriestAntonio Gómez CanteroPriest of Palencia, SpainBishop of Almería, Spain
25.1Ordained PriestJózef GuzdekPriest of Kraków {Cracow}, PolandArchbishop of Białystok, Poland
55.3InstalledHermann Josef SpitalBishop of Trier, GermanyBishop Emeritus
53.6InstalledEdmund Casimir SzokaArchbishop of Detroit, Michigan, USACardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State
18 May59.0DiedTheodorus LumanauwArchbishop of Ujung Pandang, Indonesia
52.7DiedJames Steven RauschBishop of Phoenix, Arizona, USA
19 May64.4ResignedWilliam Michael CosgroveBishop of Belleville, Illinois, USABishop Emeritus
20 May65.6ResignedManuel Pereira da CostaBishop of Campina Grande, Paraiba, BrazilBishop Emeritus
21 May42.6Ordained BishopMiguel Patiño Velázquez, M. S. F. †Bishop of Apatzingán, Michoacán, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
22 May76.0RetiredTimotheus (Franz Xaver) Bitterli, O.S.B. †Apostolic Administrator of Hamhŭng, Korea (North)Apostolic Administrator Emeritus of Tŏkwon {Tokugen}, Korea (North)
50.5Ordained BishopJude Saint-AntoineTitular Bishop of ScardonaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Montréal, Québec, Canada
62.5Ordained BishopGérard Tremblay, P.S.S. †Titular Bishop of TrisipaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Montréal, Québec, Canada
23 May39.4Ordained BishopPaul Themba MngomaBishop of Mariannhill, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
52.9AppointedCharles Louis Joseph Vandame, S.J.Archbishop of N’Djaména, ChadArchbishop Emeritus
24 May57.2DiedClimério Almeida de AndradeBishop of Vitória da Conquista, Bahia, Brazil
54.9Ordained BishopHildebrando Mendes CostaTitular Bishop of ArindelaBishop Emeritus of Estância, Sergipe, Brazil
32.5Ordained PriestAlain Émile Baptiste PlanetPriest of Valence (-Die-Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux), FranceBishop Emeritus of Carcassonne et Narbonne, France
29.5Perpetual VowsJerome Dhas Varuvel, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Kuzhithurai, India
25 May43.0AppointedBl. Pierre Lucien Claverie, O.P. †Bishop of Oran, Algeria
39.4InstalledPaul Themba MngomaBishop of Mariannhill, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
45.6AppointedMauro MorelliBishop of Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilBishop Emeritus
73.1DiedNeemeh SimaanAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
46.8AppointedLino Vomboemmel, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Santarém, Para, BrazilBishop Emeritus
46.8AppointedLino Vomboemmel, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Iunca in ByzacenaBishop Emeritus of Santarém, Para, Brazil
26 May73.0AppointedDominic Tang Yee-ming (Deng Yiming), S.J. †Archbishop of Guangzhou [Canton], China
27 May46.8AppointedLuciano GiovannettiBishop of Fiesole, ItalyBishop Emeritus
73.7ResignedMario Longo DorniBishop of Pistoia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
51.4AppointedVictorio Oliver DomingoBishop of Albacete, SpainBishop Emeritus of Orihuela-Alicante, Spain
50.0AppointedSimone Alfiero ScatizziBishop of Pistoia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
28 May26.0Ordained PriestMiguel Fritz, O.M.I.Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateApostolic Administrator of Pilcomayo, Paraguay
79.8DiedBl. Stefan WyszyńskiCardinal, Archbishop of Gniezno, Poland
30 May25.9Ordained PriestWilliam Amove AvenyaPriest of Makurdi, NigeriaBishop of Gboko, Nigeria
27.1Ordained PriestMichael Owen JackelsPriest of Lincoln, Nebraska, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Dubuque, Iowa, USA
35.3Ordained PriestJohn Marvin LeVoirPriest of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus of New Ulm, Minnesota, USA
30.0Ordained PriestKevin William VannPriest of Springfield in Illinois, USABishop of Orange in California, USA
31 May75.9DiedFlaviano Barrechea AriolaBishop Emeritus of Legazpi, Philippines
53.0Ordained BishopAllan ChamgweraBishop of Zomba, MalawiBishop Emeritus
35.4Ordained PriestTadeusz KondrusiewiczPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Minsk-Mohilev, Belarus
53.4Ordained BishopBruno KouaméBishop of Abengourou, Côte d’IvoireBishop Emeritus
74.3ResignedGiuseppe PerniciaroBishop of Piana degli Albanesi (Italo-Albanese), ItalyBishop Emeritus
26.5Ordained PriestStanisław SalaterskiPriest of Tarnów, PolandAuxiliary Bishop
26.7Ordained DeaconNorbert José Henri TuriniDeacon of Nice, FranceArchbishop of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières), France
Jun29.7Ordained PriestBruno Marie DufféPriest of Lyon (-Vienne), FranceSecretary Emeritus of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
1 Jun65.0DiedDomingo Jafet Herrera CastilloAuxiliary Bishop of Yucatán, México
2 Jun45.8DiedJohannes KleineidamAuxiliary Bishop of Berlin, Germany
42.6AppointedGerhard Schwenzer, SS.CC.Coadjutor Bishop of Oslo, NorwayBishop Emeritus
3 Jun58.1DiedJean-Marie LafontaineAuxiliary Bishop of Montréal, Québec, Canada
56.8AppointedGiuseppe (Josip) UhacApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Congo, Democratic Republic ofSecretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
5 Jun74.4DiedGiuseppe PerniciaroBishop Emeritus of Piana degli Albanesi (Italo-Albanese), Italy
6 Jun57.4AppointedAngelo Cella, M.S.C. †Bishop of Veroli-Frosinone, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Frosinone-Veroli-Ferentino, Italy
57.4AppointedAngelo Cella, M.S.C. †Bishop of Ferentino, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Frosinone-Veroli-Ferentino, Italy
45.2Ordained BishopRenato CortiTitular Bishop of ZallataCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy
26.6Ordained PriestMarian FlorczykPriest of Kielce, PolandAuxiliary Bishop
22.8Ordained PriestIgnatius Ayau KaigamaPriest of Yola, NigeriaArchbishop of Abuja, Nigeria
56.0Ordained BishopZekarias YohannesTitular Bishop of BarcaBishop Emeritus of Asmara (Ethiopian), Eritrea
7 Jun41.5Ordained BishopPatricio Hacbang AloTitular Bishop of ThibiucaBishop Emeritus of Mati, Philippines
25.6Ordained PriestFrancis Xavier Vira ArpondratanaPriest of Bangkok, ThailandBishop of Chiang Mai, Thailand
57.2AppointedJosé de LimaBishop of Sete Lagoas, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
29.4Perpetual VowsDevprasad John Ganawa, S.V.D.Member of Society of the Divine WordBishop of Udaipur, India
20.8ProfessedLeopoldo Corpuz Jaucian, S.V.D.Member of Society of the Divine WordBishop of Bangued, Philippines
26.3Ordained PriestRomuald KamińskiPriest of Warszawa {Warsaw}, PolandBishop of Warszawa-Praga, Poland
35.1Ordained PriestEdouard Kisonga Ndinga, S.S.S.Priest of Congregation of the Blessed SacramentAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
40.4Ordained BishopJoseph Kumuondala MbimbaTitular Bishop of SimidiccaArchbishop of Mbandaka-Bikoro, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
25.1Ordained PriestJan OzgaPriest of Przemyśl, PolandBishop of Doumé-Abong’ Mbang, Cameroon
53.0AppointedLuiz Eugênio PérezBishop of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
31.7Ordained PriestTadeusz PikusPriest of Warszawa {Warsaw}, PolandBishop Emeritus of Drohiczyn, Poland
26.1Ordained PriestMarian RojekPriest of Przemyśl, PolandBishop of Zamość-Lubaczów, Poland
30.4Ordained PriestJosé Benedito SimãoPriest of São Paulo, BrazilBishop of Assis, Sao Paulo, Brazil
65.6ResignedJosé VaraniBishop of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
9 Jun55.0Ordained BishopMaurice TaylorBishop of Galloway, Scotland, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
10 Jun25.1Ordained PriestManuel da Silva Rodrigues LindaPriest of Vila Real, PortugalBishop of Porto, Portugal
12 Jun46.3AppointedJan Walenty WieczorekAuxiliary Bishop of Opole, PolandBishop Emeritus of Gliwice, Poland
46.3AppointedJan Walenty WieczorekTitular Bishop of Thimida RegiaBishop Emeritus of Gliwice, Poland
13 Jun54.7AppointedJuan Angel Belda DardiñáApostolic Administrator of Tarazona, SpainBishop Emeritus of León, Spain
26.3Ordained PriestDaniel John FeltonPriest of Green Bay, Wisconsin, USABishop of Duluth, Minnesota, USA
49.4AppointedRené Lucien PicandetBishop of Orléans, France
24.6Ordained PriestPierantonio TremoladaPriest of Milano {Milan}, ItalyBishop of Brescia, Italy
14 Jun72.3DiedSamuel Chauriz, O.A.O.C. †Archbishop of Urmyā {Rezayeh} (Chaldean), Iran
23.7Ordained PriestMilan Chautur, C.SS.R.Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop Emeritus of Košice (Slovak), Slovakia
25.7Ordained PriestHenryk CiereszkoPriest of Vilnius, LithuaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Białystok, Poland
46.0Ordained BishopJorge Tobias de FreitasBishop of Caxias do Maranhão, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Nazaré, Pernambuco, Brazil
26.1Ordained PriestLászló Kiss-RigóPriest of Esztergom, HungaryBishop of Szeged-Csanád, Hungary
25.7Ordained PriestJosé Rafael Palma CapetilloPriest of Yucatán, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, México
25.3Ordained PriestJoão Evangelista Pimentel LavradorPriest of Coimbra, PortugalBishop of Viana do Castelo, Portugal
48.9Ordained BishopÂngelo Domingos Salvador, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of SeliaBishop Emeritus of Uruguaiana, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
15 Jun57.3AppointedMarian PrzykuckiBishop of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), PolandArchbishop Emeritus of Szczecin-Kamień, Poland
16 Jun66.4Ordained BishopFrancis Zhou Shanfu (Zhou Fangji)Bishop of Yixian [Yihsien], China
19 Jun48.0AppointedSavarinathan Michael AugustineBishop of Vellore, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Pondicherry and Cuddalore, India
37.2AppointedMichel-Marie-Bernard Calvet, S.M.Archbishop of Nouméa, New Caledonia, Pacific (Oceania)
72.4ResignedCharles (Carlo) Maria Cavallera, I.M.C. †Bishop of Marsabit, KenyaBishop Emeritus
54.6AppointedEdward Russell GainesBishop of New Zealand, MilitaryBishop of Hamilton in New Zealand
65.3ResignedEugène Klein, M.S.C. †Archbishop of Nouméa, New Caledonia, Pacific (Oceania)Archbishop Emeritus
53.2AppointedMichel Marie Joseph Maître, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Bambari, Central African Republic
44.6AppointedThomas Menamparampil, S.D.B.Bishop of Dibrugarh, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Guwahati, India
52.3AppointedAmbrogio Ravasi, I.M.C. †Bishop of Marsabit, KenyaBishop Emeritus
55.6AppointedJoseph Trịnh Chính TrựcCoadjutor Bishop of Ban Mê Thuột, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
20 Jun23.9Ordained PriestEugenio CoterPriest of Bergamo, ItalyVicar Apostolic of Pando, Bolivia
26.9Ordained PriestMatthias HeinrichPriest of Berlin, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop
25.8Ordained PriestGiovanni M. Scalese, B.Priest of Clerics Regular of St. PaulSuperior of Afghanistan
21 Jun27.5Ordained PriestLivio CorazzaPriest of Concordia-Pordenone, ItalyBishop of Forli-Bertinoro, Italy
23.5Ordained PriestFranco LovignanaPriest of Aosta, ItalyBishop
25.5Ordained PriestJózsef-Csaba PálPriest of Alba Iulia, RomaniaBishop of Timişoara, Romania
24 Jun48.5AppointedRenato Raffaele MartinoApostolic Delegate to SingaporeCardinal, President Emeritus of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
48.5AppointedRenato Raffaele MartinoApostolic Delegate to Laos and MalaysiaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
26 Jun46.1AppointedGerardo PierroBishop of Tursi-Lagonegro, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno, Italy
51.5AppointedOriano QuiliciApostolic Nuncio to GuatemalaApostolic Nuncio to Switzerland
27 Jun48.4AppointedJosé Belvino do NascimentoBishop of Itumbiara, Goias, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Divinópolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil
59.3AppointedLouis Anthony DeSimoneAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
59.3AppointedLouis Anthony DeSimoneTitular Bishop of CilliumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
26.1Ordained DeaconPhilip Robert MogerDeacon of Leeds, England, Great BritainAuxiliary Bishop of Southwark, England, Great Britain
49.0AppointedFriedrich OstermannAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
49.0AppointedFriedrich OstermannTitular Bishop of DoliaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Münster, Germany
24.9Ordained PriestJorge Anibal Quintero ChacónPriest of San Cristóbal de VenezuelaBishop of Barcelona, Venezuela
54.5AppointedFrancis Bible SchulteAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAArchbishop Emeritus of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
54.5AppointedFrancis Bible SchulteTitular Bishop of AfufeniaArchbishop Emeritus of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
28 Jun27.6Ordained PriestJean-Luc Marie Maurice Louis BouilleretPriest of Saint-Claude, FranceArchbishop of Besançon, France
26.6Ordained PriestJean-Christophe André Robert LagleizePriest of Bourges, FranceBishop Emeritus of Metz, France
25.9Ordained DeaconMichel Armand Alexis Jean PansardDeacon of Nanterre, FranceBishop of Evry-Corbeil-Essonnes, France
49.5Ordained BishopRené Lucien PicandetBishop of Orléans, France
25.9Ordained PriestMarjan TurnšekPriest of Maribor, SloveniaArchbishop Emeritus of Maribor, Slovenia
29 Jun58.0Ordained BishopVirgílio de PauliBishop of Campo Mourão, Parana, Brazil
48.7Ordained BishopBlaise-Ernest MorandCoadjutor Bishop of Prince-Albert, Saskatchewan, CanadaBishop Emeritus
23.9Ordained PriestMario RussottoPriest of Ragusa, ItalyBishop of Caltanissetta, Italy
27.1Ordained PriestMarko Semren, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorAuxiliary Bishop of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
30 Jun50.0AppointedLaurence ForristalBishop of Ossory, IrelandBishop Emeritus
49.9AppointedCharles Victor GrahmannAuxiliary Bishop of San Antonio, Texas, USABishop Emeritus of Dallas, Texas, USA
49.9AppointedCharles Victor GrahmannTitular Bishop of EquiliumBishop Emeritus of Dallas, Texas, USA
43.6AppointedHermín Negrón SantanaAuxiliary Bishop of San Juan de Puerto Rico
43.6AppointedHermín Negrón SantanaTitular Bishop of GegiAuxiliary Bishop of San Juan de Puerto Rico
75.0RetiredJohn Joseph ScanlanBishop of Honolulu, Hawaii, USABishop Emeritus
43.7AppointedDaniel Francis WalshAuxiliary Bishop of San Francisco, California, USABishop Emeritus of Santa Rosa (in California), USA
43.7AppointedDaniel Francis WalshTitular Bishop of TigiasBishop Emeritus of Santa Rosa (in California), USA
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