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St. Peter Canisius, priest and doctor (Opt. Memorial)


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YearAgeBishopEventTitleCurrent Title
1928 Lucas Liu Hsien Tang (Liu Xiantang)BornBishop Emeritus of Hsinchu, Taiwan
1932 Joseph Niangoran TekyBornBishop Emeritus of Man, Côte d’Ivoire
1933 Orlando Romero CabreraBornBishop Emeritus of Canelones, Uruguay
1934 Eugenio BininiBornBishop Emeritus of Massa Carrara-Pontremoli, Italy
1944 José Octavio Ruiz ArenasBornSecretary Emeritus of the Dicastery for Evangelization
1948 Carlos Enrique Herrera Gutiérrez, O.F.M.BornBishop of Jinotega, Nicaragua
1952 Renato BoccardoBornArchbishop of Spoleto-Norcia, Italy
Maurice MonierBornPro-Dean Emeritus of the Roman Rota
1956 Gustavo Garcia-Siller, M.Sp.S.BornArchbishop of San Antonio, Texas, USA
195722.6Gerardo PierroOrdained PriestPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Salerno-Campagna-Acerno, Italy
31.0Emmanuel WamalaOrdained PriestPriest of Masaka, UgandaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Kampala, Uganda
23.1Damian ZimońOrdained PriestPriest of Katowice, PolandArchbishop Emeritus of Katowice, Poland
1959 Maximino Caballero LedoBornPrefect of the Secretariat for the Economy
Francesco Neri, O.F.M. Cap.BornArchbishop of Otranto, Italy
196023.3Teodoro Javier Buhain, Jr.Ordained PriestPriestAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Manila, Philippines
25.0Percival Joseph FernandezOrdained PriestPriestAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bombay, India
196127.2Paul Josef CordesOrdained PriestPriest of Paderborn, GermanyCardinal, President Emeritus of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
196223.3Agnelo Rufino GraciasOrdained PriestPriestAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bombay, India
196323.7José Luís Azcona Hermoso, O.A.R.Ordained PriestPriest of Order of Augustinian RecollectsPrelate Emeritus of Marajó, Para, Brazil
23.0Jesus Aputen CabreraOrdained DeaconDeacon of Lingayen-Dagupan, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of Alaminos, Philippines
25.7Florentino Ferrer CinenseOrdained PriestPriestBishop Emeritus of Tarlac, Philippines
23.5Gilberto Délio Gonçalves Canavarro dos ReisOrdained PriestPriest of Vila Real, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Setúbal, Portugal
Mathews Pachomius Kadavil, O.I.C.BornBishop of Saint Ephrem of Khadki (Syro-Malankara), India
24.4Joseph KaithatharaOrdained PriestPriestBishop Emeritus of Gwalior, India
26.0Guillermo Loría GaritaOrdained PriestPriest of San José de Costa RicaBishop Emeritus of San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
27.9Ignatius MenezesOrdained PriestPriest of Lucknow, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Ajmer, India
28.9Faustin NgabuOrdained PriestPriestBishop Emeritus of Goma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
25.4Thomas Emmanuel SavundaranayagamOrdained PriestPriest of Jaffna, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
24.7José Mário StroeherOrdained PriestPriest of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
196427.5Michael David Pfeifer, O.M.I.Ordained PriestPriest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop Emeritus of San Angelo, Texas, USA
196525.9Teodoro Cruz Bacani, Jr.Ordained PriestPriest of Iba, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of Novaliches, Philippines
24.5Antonio Realubin TobiasOrdained PriestPriest of Manila, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of Novaliches, Philippines
1966 Ettore BalestreroBornPermanent Observer to United Nations Office and Specialized Agencies in Geneva
24.3Joseph Vianney FernandoOrdained PriestPriestBishop Emeritus of Kandy, Sri Lanka
196729.7Pierre Nguyễn Văn NhơnOrdained PriestPriest of Ðà Lạt, Viet NamCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Hà Nội, Viet Nam
26.7Berard Toshio Oshikawa, O.F.M. Conv.Ordained PriestPriest of Order of Friars Minor ConventualBishop Emeritus of Naha, Japan
196829.4Ignazio Bedini, S.D.B.Ordained PriestPriest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop Emeritus of Ispahan, Iran
26.9Carlo MazzaOrdained PriestPriest of Bergamo, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Fidenza, Italy
34.7Néstor Hugo NavarroOrdained PriestPriest of Bahía Blanca, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Alto Valle del Río Negro, Argentina
32.0Pierre Nguyễn SoạnOrdained PriestPriest of Quy Nhơn (Qui Nhơn), Viet NamBishop Emeritus
27.3Gabriel Villaruz ReyesOrdained PriestPriest of Manila, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of Antipolo, Philippines
28.2Felipe Salazar VillagranaOrdained PriestPriest of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, México
25.9Daniel Thomas Turley Murphy, O.S.A.Ordained PriestPriest of Order of St. AugustineBishop Emeritus of Chulucanas, Peru
26.6Rodolfo Pedro Wirz KraemerOrdained PriestPriest of Montevideo, UruguayBishop Emeritus of Maldonado-Punta del Este, Uruguay
196925.1Ramon Cabrera ArgüellesOrdained PriestPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Lipa, Philippines
25.3Aleixo das Neves Dias, S.F.X.Ordained PriestPriest of Society of the Missionaries of Saint Francis XavierBishop Emeritus of Port Blair, India
29.4François Xavier Lê Văn HồngOrdained PriestPriest of Huế, Viet NamArchbishop Emeritus
24.1Vincent Gerard NicholsOrdained PriestPriest of Liverpool, England, Great BritainCardinal, Archbishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
25.2Mauro PiacenzaOrdained PriestPriest of Genova, ItalyCardinal, Major Penitentiary of the Apostolic Penitentiary
197026.6Thumma BalaOrdained PriestPriest of Warangal, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Hyderabad, India
197326.6Thomas Thuruthimattam, C.S.T.Ordained PriestPriest of Congregation of Saint Theresa of the Child Jesus “Little Flower”Bishop Emeritus of Gorakhpur (Syro-Malabar), India
197430.8Joseph Suren Gomes, S.D.B.Ordained PriestPriest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Krishnagar, India
197530.6Cyprian MonisOrdained PriestPriestBishop Emeritus of Asansol, India
197824.1Juan Carlos Romanin, S.D.B.ProfessedMember of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Río Gallegos, Argentina
198025.4Alberto Germán Bochatey Chaneton, O.S.A.Solemn VowsMember of Order of St. AugustineAuxiliary Bishop of La Plata, Argentina
44.2Franc KrambergerOrdained BishopBishop of Maribor, SloveniaArchbishop Emeritus of Maribor, Slovenia
24.6Raphael ThattilOrdained PriestPriest of Trichur (Syro-Malabar), IndiaMajor Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), India
198355.2Francisco Barroso FilhoAppointedBishop of Oliveira, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
198424.7Hugo Ricardo ArayaOrdained PriestPriest of Río Cuarto, ArgentinaBishop of Cruz del Eje, Argentina
29.0Mario Michiaki Yamanouchi, S.D.B.Ordained PriestPriest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Saitama, Japan
198523.4Victor Manuel FernándezOrdained DeaconDeacon of Villa de la Concepción del Río Cuarto, ArgentinaCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith
40.1Peter Kang U-ilAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus of Cheju, Korea (South)
40.1Peter Kang U-ilAppointedTitular Bishop of BaleciumBishop Emeritus of Cheju, Korea (South)
27.7Willybard Kitogho LaghoOrdained DeaconDeacon of Mombasa, KenyaBishop of Malindi, Kenya
44.2Gerulfus Kherubim Pareira, S.V.D.AppointedBishop of Weetebula, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus of Maumere, Indonesia
43.5Norberto Rivera CarreraOrdained BishopBishop of Tehuacán, Puebla, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of México, Federal District
23.9Florencio Roselló Avellanas, O. de M.Ordained DeaconDeacon of Order of Our Lady of MercyArchbishop of Pamplona y Tudela, Spain
49.6Luis Teodorico StöcklerInstalledBishop of Goya, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Quilmes, Argentina
54.7Jean Alix VerrierAppointedCoadjutor Bishop of Les Cayes, HaïtiBishop Emeritus
43.6Rodolfo Pedro Wirz KraemerOrdained BishopBishop of Maldonado-Punta del Este, UruguayBishop Emeritus
198626.4José Aparecido Gonçalves de AlmeidaOrdained PriestPriest of São Paulo, BrazilBishop of Itumbiara, Goias, Brazil
26.5Adair José GuimarãesOrdained PriestPriest of Uruaçu (Uruassu), Goias, BrazilBishop of Formosa, Goias, Brazil
28.1François Michel Pierre KalistOrdained PriestPriest of Bourges, FranceArchbishop of Clermont, France
55.9Peter Zhuang JianjianOrdained PriestPriest of Shantou [Swatow], ChinaBishop Emeritus
198858.5William Joseph WinterAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
58.5William Joseph WinterAppointedTitular Bishop of UthinaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
198924.8Joseph Li ShanOrdained PriestPriestBishop of Beijing [Peking], China
54.6Justin Francis RigaliAppointedSecretary of the Congregation for BishopsCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
199059.9Gérard Denis Auguste DefoisSucceededArchbishop of Sens (-Auxerre), FranceBishop Emeritus of Lille, France
56.6Fernand FranckAppointedArchbishop of LuxembourgArchbishop Emeritus
48.1Pier Giorgio MicchiardiAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Torino {Turin}, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Acqui, Italy
48.1Pier Giorgio MicchiardiAppointedTitular Bishop of Macriana MaiorBishop Emeritus of Acqui, Italy
199151.2Cesare Bonivento, P.I.M.E.AppointedBishop of Vanimo, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
25.1Mário Antônio da SilvaOrdained PriestPriest of Jacarezinho, Parana, BrazilArchbishop of Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil
199260.7Antonio Juan Baseotto, C.SS.R.SucceededBishop of Añatuya, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Argentina, Military
52.1Woldetensaé Ghebreghiorghis, O.F.M. Cap.AppointedVicar Apostolic of Harar, EthiopiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
52.1Woldetensaé Ghebreghiorghis, O.F.M. Cap.AppointedTitular Bishop of AsuoremixtaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Harar, Ethiopia
199557.3Georges Kahhalé Zouhaïraty, B.A.Ordained BishopTitular Bishop of Abila LysaniaeApostolic Exarch Emeritus of Venezuela (Melkite Greek)
199631.3Magnus Henrique Lopes, O.F.M. Cap.Ordained PriestPriest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Crato, Ceara, Brazil
30.4Antonino Spadaro, S.J.Ordained PriestPriest of Society of JesusUnder Secretary of the Dicastery for Culture and Education
32.0Étienne Emmanuel Vetö, I.C.N.Ordained DeaconDeacon of Chemin Neuf InstituteAuxiliary Bishop of Reims, France
32.0Étienne Emmanuel Vetö, I.C.N.Perpetual VowsMember of Chemin Neuf InstituteAuxiliary Bishop of Reims, France
199728.9Mikael Bassalé, I.C.P.B.Ordained PriestPriest of Institut du Clergé Patriarcal de BzommarApostolic Administrator of Eastern Europe {Europa Orientale} (Armenian)
199968.5Luis Serapio del Castillo Estrada, S.J.AppointedBishop of Melo, UruguayBishop Emeritus
200046.5Juan-José Aguirre Muñoz, M.C.C.I.SucceededBishop of Bangassou, Central African Republic
43.2Stanisław Dowlaszewicz Billman, O.F.M. Conv.AppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
43.2Stanisław Dowlaszewicz Billman, O.F.M. Conv.AppointedTitular Bishop of TigimmaAuxiliary Bishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
200157.2Jean-Pierre Bernard RicardAppointedArchbishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
200247.8Antonios Aziz MinaConfirmedCurial Bishop of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), EgyptBishop Emeritus of Guizeh (Coptic), Egypt
47.8Antonios Aziz MinaAppointedTitular Bishop of MareotesBishop Emeritus of Guizeh (Coptic), Egypt
45.7Esteban María Laxague, S.D.B.Ordained BishopBishop of Viedma, Argentina
200341.7Jean-Jacques Koffi Oi KoffiOrdained BishopBishop of Abengourou, Côte d’IvoireBishop of San Pedro-en-Côte d’Ivoire
57.6Juan José Omella OmellaCeasedApostolic Administrator of Jaca, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Barcelona, Spain
48.9Jesús Sanz Montes, O.F.M.InstalledBishop of Jaca, SpainArchbishop of Oviedo, Spain
200457.1Manuel da Rocha FelícioAppointedCoadjutor Bishop of Guarda, PortugalBishop
59.8Maurice Marcel GardèsAppointedArchbishop of Auch (-Condom-Lectoure-Lombez), FranceArchbishop Emeritus
200538.7Bohdan Dzyurakh, C.SS.R.AppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Kyiv-Halyč {Kiev} (Ukrainian), UkraineApostolic Exarch of Germany and Scandinavia {Deutschland und Skandinavien} (Ukrainian)
38.7Bohdan Dzyurakh, C.SS.R.AppointedTitular Bishop of VagadaApostolic Exarch of Germany and Scandinavia {Deutschland und Skandinavien} (Ukrainian)
49.8Józef Piotr KupnyAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Katowice, PolandArchbishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
49.8Józef Piotr KupnyAppointedTitular Bishop of VanarionaArchbishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
59.4Paulo Dionisio Lachovicz (Liakhovych), O.S.B.M.AppointedCurial Bishop of Kyiv-Halyč {Kiev} (Ukrainian), UkraineApostolic Exarch of Italy, Faithful of the Ukrainian Catholic Church (Ukrainian)
59.4Paulo Dionisio Lachovicz (Liakhovych), O.S.B.M.AppointedTitular Bishop of EgnatiaApostolic Exarch of Italy, Faithful of the Ukrainian Catholic Church (Ukrainian)
43.8Meron Mazur, O.S.B.M.AppointedAuxiliary Bishop of São João Batista em Curitiba (Ukrainian), BrazilBishop of Imaculada Conceição in Prudentópolis (Ukrainian), Parana, Brazil
43.8Meron Mazur, O.S.B.M.AppointedTitular Bishop of SimitthuBishop of Imaculada Conceição in Prudentópolis (Ukrainian), Parana, Brazil
50.4Michel Armand Alexis Jean PansardAppointedBishop of Chartres, FranceBishop of Evry-Corbeil-Essonnes, France
50.6Marian RojekAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Przemyśl, PolandBishop of Zamość-Lubaczów, Poland
50.6Marian RojekAppointedTitular Bishop of TisediBishop of Zamość-Lubaczów, Poland
200654.2Pedro María LaxagueOrdained BishopTitular Bishop of Castra SeverianaBishop of Zárate-Campana, Argentina
200757.5William Patrick Callahan, O.F.M. Conv.Ordained BishopTitular Bishop of LaresBishop of La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA
62.5James Charles Gould, S.J.ResignedPrefect of Marshall Islands, Pacific (Oceania)Prefect Emeritus
39.0Joseph Li JingOrdained BishopCoadjutor Bishop of Yinchuan [Ningsia], ChinaBishop
200948.8Donald Joseph BolenAppointedBishop of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CanadaArchbishop of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
75.5José Lizares EstradaRetiredAuxiliary Bishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
61.5Dennis Marion SchnurrSucceededArchbishop of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
201175.6Matias Patrício de MacêdoRetiredArchbishop of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
44.9João Justino de Medeiros SilvaAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop of Goiânia, Goias, Brazil
44.9João Justino de Medeiros SilvaAppointedTitular Bishop of TulliaArchbishop of Goiânia, Goias, Brazil
54.4Nicola GirasoliAppointedApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Slovakia
54.4Nicola GirasoliAppointedApostolic Nuncio to Barbados, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Slovakia
54.1Joaquim Wladimir Lopes DiasAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, BrazilBishop of Lorena, Sao Paulo, Brazil
54.1Joaquim Wladimir Lopes DiasAppointedTitular Bishop of SitaBishop of Lorena, Sao Paulo, Brazil
52.2Rubens Sevilha, O.C.D.AppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, BrazilBishop of Bauru, Sao Paulo, Brazil
52.2Rubens Sevilha, O.C.D.AppointedTitular Bishop of IdassaBishop of Bauru, Sao Paulo, Brazil
64.7Jaime Vieira RochaAppointedArchbishop of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
201253.0Vital CorbelliniInstalledBishop of Marabá, Para, Brazil
61.0Devprasad John Ganawa, S.V.D.AppointedBishop of Udaipur, India
61.0Devprasad John Ganawa, S.V.D.AppointedApostolic Administrator of Jhabua, IndiaBishop of Udaipur, India
201362.4Charles Daniel BalvoAppointedApostolic Nuncio to South SudanApostolic Nuncio to Australia
48.5Joseph GébaraOrdained BishopCoadjutor Bishop of Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo (Melkite Greek), BrazilArchbishop of Petra e Filadelfia (Melkite Greek), Jordan
53.3Pierre Laurent Jubinville, C.S.Sp.Ordained BishopBishop of San Pedro, Paraguay
75.0Aurelio José Kühn Hergenreder, O.F.M.RetiredPrelate of Deán Funes, ArgentinaPrelate Emeritus
51.1Ailton MenegussiOrdained BishopBishop of Crateús, Ceara, Brazil
52.1Eugeniusz Mirosław PopowiczOrdained BishopTitular Bishop of Horrea CoeliaArchbishop of Przemyśl-Warszawa {-Warsaw} (Ukrainian), Poland
54.0Wiesław SzlachetkaAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Gdańsk, Poland
54.0Wiesław SzlachetkaAppointedTitular Bishop of VageataAuxiliary Bishop of Gdańsk, Poland
50.0Gustavo Gabriel ZurbriggenSucceededPrelate of Deán Funes, ArgentinaBishop of Concordia, Argentina
201470.8Vicente Jiménez ZamoraInstalledArchbishop of Zaragoza, SpainArchbishop Emeritus
51.0Milton Kenan JúniorInstalledBishop of Barretos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
67.6Heinz Wilhelm Steckling, O.M.I.Ordained BishopBishop of Ciudad del Este, ParaguayBishop Emeritus
60.0Ricardo Jorge Valenzuela RiosCeasedApostolic Administrator of Ciudad del Este, ParaguayBishop of Caacupé, Paraguay
201645.5Geovane Luís da SilvaAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop of Divinópolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil
45.5Geovane Luís da SilvaAppointedTitular Bishop of Mons in NumidiaBishop of Divinópolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil
56.0Otacilio Francisco Ferreira de LacerdaAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop of Guanhães, Minas Gerais, Brazil
56.0Otacilio Francisco Ferreira de LacerdaAppointedTitular Bishop of TulanaBishop of Guanhães, Minas Gerais, Brazil
62.0Samuel Oton Sidin, O.F.M. Cap.AppointedBishop of Sintang, Indonesia
201867.9Jesús Alfonso Guerrero Contreras, O.F.M. Cap.AppointedBishop of Barinas, Venezuela
52.1Gervas John Mwasikwabhila NyaisongaAppointedArchbishop of Mbeya, Tanzania
202060.2Giuseppe SatrianoAppointedApostolic Administrator of Rossano-Cariati, ItalyArchbishop of Bari-Bitonto, Italy
202156.0Jeffrey Joseph WalshAppointedBishop of Gaylord, Michigan, USA
202254.5José Albuquerque de AraújoAppointedBishop of Parintins, Amazonas, Brazil
75.4Giuliano Frigeni, P.I.M.E.RetiredBishop of Parintins, Amazonas, BrazilBishop Emeritus
67.5Marcel Madila BasangukaResignedArchbishop of Kananga, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Archbishop Emeritus
56.3Antônio Aparecido de Marcos FilhoAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
56.3Antônio Aparecido de Marcos FilhoAppointedTitular Bishop of CentenariaAuxiliary Bishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
52.2Félicien Ntambue Kasembe, C.I.C.M.AppointedApostolic Administrator of Kananga, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop of Kabinda, Congo (Dem. Rep.)

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