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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Sep51.3AppointedHeinz Wilhelm Steckling, O.M.I.Superior General of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop Emeritus of Ciudad del Este, Paraguay
1 Sep75.0RetiredLucien-Emile BardonneBishop of Châlons, FranceBishop Emeritus
69.3ResignedJacques André Marie JullienArchbishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), FranceArchbishop Emeritus
62.6SucceededFrançois de Sales Marie Adrien Saint-MacaryArchbishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
2 Sep75.8DiedVincent de Paul Phạm Văn DụBishop of Lạng Sơn et Cao Bằng, Viet Nam
3 Sep61.8InstalledTod David BrownBishop of Orange in California, USABishop Emeritus
46.4InstalledMario Antonio CargnelloCoadjutor Archbishop of Salta, ArgentinaArchbishop
4 Sep87.4DiedEldon Bernard SchusterBishop Emeritus of Great Falls, Montana, USA
62.0DiedGerardo Eusebio SueldoBishop of Santiago del Estero, Argentina
5 Sep33.3Ordained PriestHieronymus Emusugut Joya, I.M.C.Priest of Consolata MissionariesBishop of Maralal, Kenya
28.0Ordained PriestSeyoum Franso NoelPriest of Meki, EthiopiaVicar Apostolic of Hosanna, Ethiopia
80.1RetiredAntónio dos Reis RodriguesAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, PortugalAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
6 Sep60.1Ordained BishopPeter Celestine Elampassery, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Jammu-Srinagar, IndiaBishop Emeritus
7 Sep75.0RetiredMaximilian ZiegelbauerAuxiliary Bishop of Augsburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
8 Sep65.6ResignedMario CecchiniBishop of Fano-Fossombrone-Cagli-Pergola, ItalyBishop Emeritus
27.9Ordained PriestElias Al-DebeiPriest of Damas (Melkite Greek), SyriaArchbishop of Bosra e Haūrān (Melkite Greek), Syria
23.5First VowsGiordano Piccinotti, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoPresident of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
68.1SucceededVittorio TomassettiBishop of Fano-Fossombrone-Cagli-Pergola, ItalyBishop Emeritus
45.9Ordained BishopSebastian Vadakel, M.S.T.Bishop of Ujjain (Syro-Malabar), India
10 Sep67.5DiedRafael Montiano LimBishop of Boac, Philippines
73.3AppointedIgnatius Paul PintoArchbishop of Bangalore, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
11 Sep24.9Ordained PriestJaime Oswaldo Castillo VillacrésPriest of Loja, EcuadorVicar Apostolic of Zamora en Ecuador
77.0RetiredPaulos TzaduaArchbishop of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian), EthiopiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
12 Sep62.3DiedHendrik Joseph Alois Bomers, C.M. †Bishop of Haarlem, Netherlands
62.3Ordained BishopAdriano CaprioliBishop of Reggio Emilia-Guastalla, ItalyBishop Emeritus
59.4Ordained BishopStefan CichyTitular Bishop of BonustaBishop Emeritus of Legnica, Poland
47.0Ordained BishopSalvatore Rino FisichellaTitular Bishop of VicohabentiaPro-Prefect of the Dicastery for Evangelization
48.3InstalledSleiman Hajjar, B.S. †Bishop of Saint-Sauveur de Montréal (Melkite Greek), Canada
49.5Ordained BishopLuigi MorettiTitular Bishop of MoptaArchbishop Emeritus of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno, Italy
13 Sep88.6DiedAlois Grillmeier, S.J. †Cardinal, Priest of Society of Jesus
62.0InstalledRoberto RodríguezBishop of Villa María, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of La Rioja, Argentina
62.6Ordained BishopErnesto VecchiTitular Bishop of LemellefaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bologna, Italy
14 Sep54.7CeasedMartin William CurrieApostolic Administrator of Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Saint John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
53.3ResignedPeter Wilfred Novecosky, O.S.B.Abbot of Saint Peter-Muenster, Saskatchewan, CanadaAbbot Emeritus
54.5InstalledTerrence Thomas Prendergast, S.J.Archbishop of Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Ottawa-Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
59.2AppointedRaymond Olir Roussin, S. M. †Coadjutor Bishop of Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
15 Sep52.6AppointedJozef Marianus PuntApostolic Administrator of Haarlem, NetherlandsBishop Emeritus of Haarlem-Amsterdam, Netherlands
16 Sep56.9AppointedPedro Ercílio SimonCoadjutor Bishop of Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
68.1DiedJosé Vittorio TommasíBishop of Nueve de Julio, Argentina
17 Sep72.7DiedMarcel Bam’ba GongoaBishop Emeritus of Bondo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
53.2InstalledPatrick Joseph McGrathCoadjutor Bishop of San Jose in California, USABishop Emeritus
18 Sep73.4ResignedPaul Verschuren, S.C.I. †Bishop of Helsinki, FinlandBishop Emeritus
47.8Ordained BishopJohn Charles WesterTitular Bishop of LamiggigaArchbishop of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
19 Sep50.9Ordained BishopFreddy Antonio de Jesús Bretón MartínezBishop of Baní, Dominican RepublicArchbishop Emeritus of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
51.7Ordained BishopVicente CostaTitular Bishop of Aquae FlaviaeBishop Emeritus of Jundiaí, Sao Paulo, Brazil
56.3Ordained BishopJesús García BurilloTitular Bishop of BastiBishop Emeritus of Ávila, Spain
59.7Ordained BishopZef Gashi, S.D.B.Archbishop of Bar (Antivari), MontenegroArchbishop Emeritus
28.9Ordained PriestVinzenz (Rudolf) Wohlwend, O. Cist.Priest of Order of CisterciansAbbot of Wettingen-Mehrerau, Austria
20 Sep54.0Ordained BishopBernard-Nicolas Jean-Marie Aubertin, O. Cist.Bishop of Chartres, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Tours, France
27.0Ordained PriestGiorgio Barbetta ManzocchiPriest of Gubbio, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop of Huarí, Peru
62.3InstalledAdriano CaprioliBishop of Reggio Emilia-Guastalla, ItalyBishop Emeritus
56.9Ordained BishopCándido Cárdenas VillalbaBishop of Benjamín Aceval, ParaguayBishop Emeritus
58.4Ordained BishopPier Giorgio DebernardiBishop of Pinerolo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
32.8Solemn VowsMauro Maria Gambetti, O.F.M. Conv.Member of Order of Friars Minor ConventualCardinal, President of the Fabric of St. Peter
50.0Ordained BishopGiuseppe PetrocchiBishop of Latina-Terracina-Sezze-Priverno, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of L’Aquila, Italy
21 Sep49.5Ordained BishopBlase Joseph CupichBishop of Rapid City, South Dakota, USACardinal, Archbishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
86.4DiedClarence James Duhart, C.SS.R. †Bishop Emeritus of Udon Thani, Thailand
93.1DiedDomenico Ferrara, F.S.C.J. †Prefect Emeritus of Mupoi, Sudan
22 Sep69.5DiedVitalis Djebarus, S.V.D. †Bishop of Denpasar, Indonesia
63.1InstalledJohn Brendan McCormackBishop of Manchester, New Hampshire, USABishop Emeritus
24 Sep78.4AppointedKarel OtčenášekArchbishop (Personal Title)Bishop Emeritus of Hradec Králové, Czechia
25 Sep32.8IncardinatedDiego Giovanni RavelliPriest of Velletri-Segni, ItalyMaster of Pontifical Liturgical Celebrations of the Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff
26 Sep55.4Ordained BishopDominik Jaroslav Duka, O.P.Bishop of Hradec Králové, CzechiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Praha {Prague}, Czechia
44.0Ordained BishopPhilip Huang Chao-mingTitular Bishop of LamphuaBishop of Hwalien, Taiwan
54.5AppointedJuliusz JanuszApostolic Nuncio to MozambiqueApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Slovenia
69.9Ordained BishopGiuseppe Pittau, S.J. †Titular Archbishop of Castro di SardegnaSecretary Emeritus of the Congregation for Catholic Education (for Institutes of Study)
28.9Ordained PriestValentinus Saeng, C.P.Priest of Congregation of the PassionBishop of Sanggau, Indonesia
73.2DiedGiovanni Maria SartoriArchbishop of Trento, Italy
27 Sep29.0Perpetual VowsFernando Prado Ayuso, C.M.F.Member of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MaryBishop of San Sebastián, Spain
51.9Ordained BishopLouis Albert Joseph Roger SankaléBishop of Cayenne (Cajenna), French Guyana, AntillesBishop Emeritus of Nice, France
28 Sep83.9DiedAurelio SorrentinoArchbishop Emeritus of Reggio Calabria-Bova, Italy
29 Sep38.7Ordained BishopAntoni DziemiankoTitular Bishop of LesviBishop of Pinsk, Belarus
50.7Ordained BishopMarcello SemeraroBishop of Oria, ItalyCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Causes of Saints
30 Sep59.8AppointedJanuariusz Mikołaj BolonekOfficial of the Secretariat of StateApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Bulgaria
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