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1979 and Earlier


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YearAgeBishopEventTitleCurrent Title
1931 Frédéric RubwejangaBornBishop Emeritus of Kibungo, Rwanda
Peter Zhuang JianjianBornBishop Emeritus of Shantou [Swatow], China
1933 Placidus Pei Ronggui (Pei Yonggui), O.C.S.O.BornCoadjutor Bishop Emeritus of Luoyang [Loyang], China
1934 Yusuf SağBornPatriarchal Exarch Emeritus of Turkey (Syrian)
1935 Faustin NgabuBornBishop Emeritus of Goma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
1938 Maurice Konan KouassiBornBishop Emeritus of Daloa, Côte d’Ivoire
1941 Thomas Oliha Attiyah, A.J.BornPriest of Apostles of Jesus Missionaries
1942 Hervé ItouaBornBishop Emeritus of Ouesso, Congo
Séraphin François RouambaBornArchbishop Emeritus of Koupéla, Burkina Faso
1946 Jacques Tukumbé Nyimbusède AnyilundaBornBishop Emeritus of Dapaong, Togo
1948 Jean-Michel Girard, C.R.B.BornApostolic Administrator of Saint-Maurice, Switzerland
Paul Runangaza RuzokaBornArchbishop Emeritus of Tabora, Tanzania
Tito Banchong ThopanhongBornApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Luang Prabang, Laos
1950 Augustine Cui TaiBornBishop of Xuanhua [Süanhwa], China
195127.5René Henry GracidaEnteredMember of Order of Saint BenedictBishop Emeritus of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
Salesius MugambiBornBishop of Meru, Kenya
1952 Norman King’oo WambuaBornBishop of Machakos, Kenya
195319.7Gilles Cazabon, O.M.I.EnteredMember of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop Emeritus of Saint-Jérôme - Mont-Laurier, Québec, Canada
195518.4Ignacio Gogorza Izaguirre, S.C.I. di Béth.ProfessedMember of Priests of the Sacred Heart of Jesus of BétharramBishop Emeritus of Encarnación, Paraguay
Peter Jin LugangBornBishop of Nanyang [Nanyang], China
David Kamau Ng’ang’aBornAuxiliary Bishop of Nairobi, Kenya
19.0Reynald Rouleau, O.M.I.ProfessedMember of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop Emeritus of Churchill-Baie d’Hudson, Manitoba, Canada
Jean-Baptiste TiamaBornBishop of Mopti, Mali
195725.1Joseph Kallas, S.M.S.P.Ordained DeaconDeacon of Società dei Missionari di San Paolo (Melkite Greek)Archbishop Emeritus of Beirut and Jbeil {Bairut e Gibail} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
22.2Franc Rodé, C.M.Perpetual VowsMember of Congregation of the MissionCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
1958 [Paul Dong Guanhua]BornBishop of Zhengding [Chengting], China
34.5René Henry GracidaOrdained DeaconDeacon of Order of Saint BenedictBishop Emeritus of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
Vincent Guo XijinBornAuxiliary Bishop of Xiapu [Funing], China
Joseph Han YingjinBornBishop of Sanyuan [Sanyüan], China
27.5Émile Marcus, P.S.S.ProfessedPriest of Society of Priests of Saint SulpiceArchbishop Emeritus of Toulouse (-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), France
Joachim Kouraleyo TaroungaBornBishop of Moundou, Chad
Joseph Zhang WeizhuBornBishop of Xianxian [Sienhsien], China
195918.9Philip Boyce, O.C.D.First VowsMember of Order of Discalced CarmelitesBishop Emeritus of Raphoe, Ireland
17.4John Dennis Corriveau, O.F.M. Cap.EnteredMember of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop Emeritus of Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
Samuel KledaBornArchbishop of Douala, Cameroon
1960 John Chen CangbaoBornAuxiliary Bishop of Yixian [Yihsien], China
26.6Émilius Goulet, P.S.S.IncardinatedPriest of Society of Priests of Saint SulpiceArchbishop Emeritus of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, Canada
19.9Philipp Pöllitzer, O.M.I.ProfessedMember of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop Emeritus of Keetmanshoop, Namibia
196137.5René Henry GracidaIncardinatedPriest of Miami, Florida, USABishop Emeritus of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
21.7Peter Marzinkowski, C.S.Sp.ProfessedMember of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop Emeritus of Alindao, Central African Republic
Methodius Qu AilinBornBishop of Changsha [Changsha], China
Joseph Shen Guo’anBornFormer Bishop-Elect of Hankow [Hankou], China
19.2Lucas Van Looy, S.D.B.EnteredMember of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, Belgium
John Wang RuowangBornBishop of Tianshui [Tsinchow], China
1962 Thomas Chen TianhaoBornBishop of Qingdao [Tsingtao], China
19.6Álvaro Corrada del Río, S.J.ProfessedMember of Society of JesusBishop Emeritus of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
23.2Nicolás Cotugno Fanizzi, S.D.B.ProfessedPriest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop Emeritus of Montevideo, Uruguay
Joseph Xu HonggenBornBishop of Suzhou [Soochow], China
1963 Paul Lei Shiyin (Chiyin)BornBishop of Leshan [Kiating], China
Francis Xavier Lu Zinping (Lu Xinping)BornBishop of Nanjing [Nanking], China
Peter Mao QingfuBornAuxiliary Bishop of Luoyang [Loyang], China
Paul Meng NingyouBornBishop of Taiyuan [Taiyüan], China
19.6Stephen Joseph Reichert, O.F.M. Cap.ProfessedMember of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinArchbishop Emeritus of Madang, Papua New Guinea
Antoine Sabi BioBornBishop of Natitingou, Benin
Wang ChengliBornApostolic Administrator of Caozhou/Heze [Tsaochow], China
196423.8Vincent Cadieux, O.M.I.Perpetual VowsMember of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop Emeritus of Hearst-Moosonee, Ontario, Canada
26.5Anastácio Kahango, O.F.M. Cap.Perpetual VowsMember of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Luanda, Angola
19.2Juan González Núñez, M.C.C.I.EnteredMember of Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of JesusApostolic Administrator of Awasa, Ethiopia
John Baptist Li SuguangBornBishop of Nanchang [Nanchang], China
Joseph Liu XinhongBornBishop of Anqing [Anking, Huai-ning], China
11.6Cristóbal López Romero, S.D.B.EnteredMember of Salesians of Saint John BoscoCardinal, Archbishop of Rabat, Morocco
Peter Luo XuegangBornBishop of Yibin [Suifu], China
21.1Francesco Panfilo, S.D.B.ProfessedMember of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop Emeritus of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
16.8Fortunato Pablo Urcey, O.A.R.ProfessedMember of Order of Augustinian RecollectsPrelate Emeritus of Chota, Peru
20.1Boghos Lévon ZékiyanProfessedMember of Congregazione Mechitarista di VeneziaArchbishop of Istanbul (Armenian), Turkey
1965 Fabio Baggio, C.S.BornUnder Secretary of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
17.2Luciano Capelli, S.D.B.ProfessedMember of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Gizo, Solomon Islands
20.6Antônio Roberto Cavuto, O.F.M. Cap.Solemn VowsMember of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop Emeritus of Itapipoca, Ceara, Brazil
18.7Virgilio Pante, I.M.C.EnteredMember of Consolata MissionariesBishop Emeritus of Maralal, Kenya
Thomas Warren PowersBornRector of the Pontifical North American College
196623.4Gianfranco Ghirlanda, S.J.EnteredMember of Society of JesusCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santissimo Nome di Gesù
Johannes Peng WeizhaoBornAuxiliary Bishop of Nanchang [Nanchang], China
John Wang XiaoxunBornBishop of Ankang [Hinganfu], China
196718.0Michel Abrass, B.A.EnteredMember of Ordre Basilien Alépin (Melkite Greek)Archbishop Emeritus of Tyr (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
16.4Isidore Battikha, B.A.ProfessedMember of Ordre Basilien Alépin (Melkite Greek)Archbishop Emeritus of Homs (-Hama-Jabrud) (Melkite Greek), Syria
20.7George Anthony Frendo, O.P.Solemn VowsMember of Order of Friars PreachersArchbishop Emeritus of Tiranë-Durrës, Albania
Joseph Obanyi SagweBornBishop of Kakamega, Kenya
19.0Buti Joseph Tlhagale, O.M.I.ProfessedMember of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateArchbishop of Johannesburg, South Africa
1968 Francesco AiroldiBornApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Monze, Zambia
18.5David Douglas Crosby, O.M.I.EnteredMember of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
20.0Jean-Michel Girard, C.R.B.ProfessedMember of Canons Regular of the Hospitaller Congregation of Great Saint BernardApostolic Administrator of Saint-Maurice, Switzerland
23.2Juan González Núñez, M.C.C.I.Ordained PriestPriest of Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of JesusApostolic Administrator of Awasa, Ethiopia
Joseph Guo JincaiBornBishop of Chengde, China
20.0John Michael KudrickFirst VowsMember of Third Order Regular of St. Francis of PenanceBishop Emeritus of Parma (Ruthenian), Ohio, USA
19.5Jean Marie Henri Legrez, O.P.ProfessedMember of Order of Friars PreachersArchbishop Emeritus of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur), France
Thaddeus Ma DaquinBornAuxiliary Bishop of Shanghai [Shanghai], China
22.1Vincent Gerard NicholsOrdained DeaconDeacon of Liverpool, England, Great BritainCardinal, Archbishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
24.3János PénzesOrdained DeaconDeacon of Subotica, SerbiaBishop Emeritus
196919.2Anders Arborelius, O.C.D.ConvertedCardinal, Bishop of Stockholm, Sweden
Nathalie Becquart, XavièreBornUnder Secretary of the Synod of Bishops
27.1Jean Charles Émile Gardin, C.S.Sp.Perpetual VowsMember of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop Emeritus of Impfondo, Congo
28.0Thomas Oliha Attiyah, A.J.Ordained PriestPriest of Apostles of Jesus Missionaries
22.7Virgilio Pante, I.M.C.Solemn VowsMember of Consolata MissionariesBishop Emeritus of Maralal, Kenya
1970 John Lei JiapeiBornBishop of Xichang [Ningyüan], China
197121.2Anders Arborelius, O.C.D.EnteredMember of Order of Discalced CarmelitesCardinal, Bishop of Stockholm, Sweden
25.6Issam John Darwish (Darwich), B.S.Ordained DeaconDeacon of Arrouhbaniat Albassiliat Almoukhalissiat (Melkite Greek)Archbishop Emeritus of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
22.9Giorgio Demetrio GallaroOrdained DeaconDeacon of Los Angeles, California, USASecretary Emeritus of the Dicastery for the Eastern Churches
Basile KanakriAppointedPatriarchal Vicar of Iraq (Melkite Greek)Patriarchal Vicar Emeritus of Kuwait (Melkite Greek)
23.0John Michael KudrickSolemn VowsMember of Third Order Regular of St. Francis of PenanceBishop Emeritus of Parma (Ruthenian), Ohio, USA
16.1Paul Rouhana, O.L.M.ProfessedMember of Order of Lebanese Maronite (Maronite)Auxiliary Bishop of Joubbé, Sarba e Jounieh (Maronite), Lebanon
197222.0Quesnel Alphonse, S.M.M.ProfessedMember of Missionaries of the Company of MaryBishop of Fort-Liberté, Haïti
43.3Peter Chung Hoan TingSucceededVicar Apostolic of Kota Kinabalu, MalaysiaArchbishop Emeritus of Kuching, Malaysia
22.8Ruben Antonio González Medina, C.M.F.Perpetual VowsMember of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MaryBishop of Ponce, Puerto Rico
25.4Paulo Dionisio Lachovicz (Liakhovych), O.S.B.M.Ordained DeaconDeacon of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Apostolic Exarch of Italy, Faithful of the Ukrainian Catholic Church (Ukrainian)
17.8Moussa El-Hage, O.A.M.ProfessedMember of Antonin Maronite Order (Maronite)Archbishop of Haifa and the Holy Land {Haifa e Terra Santa} (Maronite), Israel
20.2Michael Lenihan, O.F.M.ProfessedMember of Order of Friars MinorArchbishop of San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Anthony Li HuiBornCoadjutor Bishop of Pingliang [Pingliang], China
45.1Domenico Crescentino Marinozzi, O.F.M. Cap.AppointedApostolic Administrator of Hosanna, EthiopiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Soddo-Hosanna, Ethiopia
38.6Gratian Mundadan, C.M.I.AppointedApostolic Exarch of Bijnor (Syro-Malabar), IndiaBishop Emeritus of Bijnor (Syro-Malabar), India
27.5Marc Armand Ouellet, P.S.S.EnteredPriest of Society of Priests of Saint SulpiceCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Dicastery for Bishops
41.6Adélio Giuseppe (José) Tomasin, P.S.D.P.AppointedSuperior General of Poveri Servi della Divina ProvvidenzaBishop Emeritus of Quixadá, Ceara, Brazil
197329.1John Hung Shan-chuan, S.V.D.ProfessedMember of Society of the Divine WordArchbishop Emeritus of Taipei, Taiwan
25.8Daniel Robert Jenky, C.S.C.Ordained DeaconDeacon of Congregation of Holy CrossBishop Emeritus of Peoria, Illinois, USA
25.8Daniel Robert Jenky, C.S.C.Perpetual VowsMember of Congregation of Holy CrossBishop Emeritus of Peoria, Illinois, USA
23.8Mikha Pola MaqdassiOrdained PriestPriest of Alquoch (Chaldean), IraqAuxiliary Bishop of Baghdad (Chaldean), Iraq
20.4Ihor Voznyak (Vozniak), C.SS.R.ProfessedMember of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerArchbishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
27.7Francis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M.ProfessedMember of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Korea, Military
Joseph Zhao HongchunBornApostolic Administrator of Harbin [Harbin], China
197419.3Eusebio de la Luz Elizondo Almaguer, M.Sp.S.ProfessedMember of Missionaries of the Holy SpiritAuxiliary Bishop of Seattle, Washington, USA
40.3Francisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa, P. SchönstattAppointedSuperior General of Institute of Schönstatt FathersCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Santiago de Chile
25.1Juan de Dios Hernández Ruiz, S.J.ProfessedMember of Society of JesusBishop of Pinar del Rio, Cuba
20.2Salvador Cleofás Murguía Villalobos, S.D.B.First VowsMember of Salesians of Saint John BoscoPrelate of Mixes, Oaxaca, México
23.3David Prescott TalleyConvertedBishop of Memphis, Tennessee, USA
22.9Fausto TardelliOrdained DeaconDeacon of Lucca, ItalyBishop of Pistoia, Italy
25.8Armando TrasartiOrdained DeaconDeacon of Fermo, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Fano-Fossombrone-Cagli-Pergola, Italy
197516.0Michael Didi Adgum MangoriaConvertedArchbishop of Khartoum, Sudan
18.0Gustavo Garcia-Siller, M.Sp.S.ProfessedMember of Missionaries of the Holy SpiritArchbishop of San Antonio, Texas, USA
32.5Jesús García BurilloIncardinatedPriest of Madrid, SpainBishop Emeritus of Ávila, Spain
25.7Mychajlo Koltun, C.SS.R.ProfessedMember of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Sokal-Zhovkva (Ukrainian), Ukraine
24.1Joel Matthias Konzen, S.M.ProfessedMember of Society of MaryAuxiliary Bishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
17.4Gérald Cyprien Lacroix, I.S.P.X.EnteredMember of Secular Institute of Pius XCardinal, Archbishop of Québec, Canada
41.0Grégoire III (Loutfi) Laham, B.S.AppointedPatriarchal Vicar of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek), PalestinePatriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), Syria
21.0Isaac Circuncisión Martínez Chuquizana, M.S.A.EnteredMember of Clerical Society of the Missionaries of the Holy ApostlesBishop of Cajamarca, Peru
25.8Aníbal Nieto Guerra, O.C.D.Solemn VowsMember of Order of Discalced CarmelitesBishop of San Jacinto, Ecuador
27.0Tito Banchong ThopanhongOrdained PriestPriestApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Luang Prabang, Laos
197618.5Georges Nicolas Haddad, S.M.S.P.ProfessedMember of Società dei Missionari di San Paolo (Melkite Greek)Archbishop of Bāniyās {Cesarea di Filippo; Paneade} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
24.6Burchell Alexander McPhersonConvertedBishop Emeritus of Montego Bay, Jamaica, Antilles
24.2Peter John UgliettoOrdained DeaconDeacon of Boston, Massachusetts, USAAuxiliary Bishop
18.9Tadeusz Wojda, S.A.C.EnteredMember of Society of the Catholic ApostolateArchbishop of Gdańsk, Poland
197727.5Malcolm Patrick McMahon, O.P.ProfessedMember of Order of Friars PreachersArchbishop of Liverpool, England, Great Britain
24.0Maurice MonierOrdained PriestPriest of Le Puy-en-Velay, FrancePro-Dean Emeritus of the Roman Rota
22.1Angelo SpinaOrdained DeaconDeacon of Boiano-Campobasso, ItalyArchbishop of Ancona-Osimo, Italy
197820.7Núria Calduch-Benages, M.H.S.F.N.EnteredMember of Misioneras Hijas de la Sagrada Familia de NazaretSecretary of the Pontifical Biblical Commission
24.4Guy André Marie de Kerimel de KervenoEnteredMember of Emmanuel CommunityArchbishop of Toulouse (-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), France
15.5Aurelio Gazzera, O.C.D.EnteredMember of Order of Discalced CarmelitesCoadjutor Bishop-Elect of Bangassou, Central African Republic
Basile KanakriResignedPatriarchal Vicar of Iraq (Melkite Greek)Patriarchal Vicar Emeritus of Kuwait (Melkite Greek)
27.1Joel Matthias Konzen, S.M.Ordained DeaconDeacon of Society of MaryAuxiliary Bishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
25.6Philippos Stephanos ThottathilOrdained DeaconDeacon of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankara), IndiaBishop of Saint Mary, Queen of Peace (Syro-Malankara), USA
30.3Clement TirkeyOrdained PriestPriest of Darjeeling, IndiaBishop of Jalpaiguri, India
197924.2Hanna G. Alwan, M.L.Perpetual VowsMember of Congregation of the Lebanese Maronite Missionaries (Maronite)Curial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
20.6Silvio José Báez Ortega, O.C.D.EnteredMember of Order of Discalced CarmelitesAuxiliary Bishop of Managua, Nicaragua
18.8Róbert Bezák, C.SS.R.ProfessedMember of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerArchbishop Emeritus of Trnava, Slovakia
28.1Ronald Peter Fabbro, C.S.B.Perpetual VowsMember of Congregation of St. BasilBishop of London, Ontario, Canada
19.7Georges Salim Khawam, S.M.S.P.First VowsMember of Società dei Missionari di San Paolo (Melkite Greek)Archbishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Melkite Greek), Syria
24.8Moussa El-Hage, O.A.M.Perpetual VowsMember of Antonin Maronite Order (Maronite)Archbishop of Haifa and the Holy Land {Haifa e Terra Santa} (Maronite), Israel
21.4Santiago Sánchez Sebastián, O.A.R.Ordained DeaconDeacon of Order of Augustinian RecollectsPrelate of Lábrea, Amazonas, Brazil
33.7Francis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M.Perpetual VowsMember of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Korea, Military
19.4Ángel Ernesto Zapata Bances, O.C.D.EnteredMember of Order of Discalced CarmelitesBishop of Chimbote, Peru

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