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Vacant Sees

Dioceses without Bishops


DioceseTypeDate VacantLast BishopEvent
Thessaloniki, GreeceVicariate Apostolic15 Jul 1929Alessandro GuidatiAppointed, Archbishop of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos
Crete {Candia}, GreeceDiocese5 May 1935Lorenzo Giacomo Inglese, O.F.M. Cap. †Appointed, Bishop of Anglona-Tursi
Lviv (Armenian), UkraineArcheparchy4 Dec 1938Józef Teofil TeodorowiczDied
Chios (Scio), GreeceDiocese1 Jul 1939Nikolaos Charichiopoulos (Harikoupoulos)Died
Derna, LibyaVicariate Apostolic21 Jun 1948Giovanni Lucato, S.D.B. †Appointed, Bishop of Isernia e Venafro
Russia (Russian)Apostolic Exarchate1 May 1951Bl. Klymentiy Sheptytskyi, M.S.U. †Died
Istanbul (Constantinople) (Greek), TurkeyApostolic Exarchate28 Jan 1957Denis Leonid VarouhasDied
West Indies, SpainPatriarchate31 Aug 1963Leopoldo Eijo y GarayDied, Bishop of Madrid
Misurata, LibyaPrefecture Apostolic26 Jun 1969Guido Attilio Previtali, O.F.M. †Appointed, Titular Bishop of Sozusa in Libya
Rhodos {Rhodes}, GreeceArchdiocese10 Mar 1970Florido Ambrogio Acciari, O.F.M. †Died
Luang Prabang, LaosVicariate Apostolic29 Nov 1975Alessandro Staccioli, O.M.I.Appointed, Auxiliary Bishop of Siena
Viêt NamDelegation19 Dec 1975Henri LemaîtreAppointed, Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to Uganda
Mogadiscio, SomaliaDiocese9 Jul 1989Pietro Salvatore Colombo, O.F.M. †Died
Kamichlié (Armenian), SyriaEparchy10 Apr 1992Joseph Arnaouti, I.C.P.B.Resigned
Netherlands, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate13 Mar 1993Ronald Philippe Bär, O.S.B.Resigned
Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México (Melkite Greek)Eparchy7 Jun 1994Boutros (Pierre) Raï, B.A. †Died
Aqrā {Akra} (Chaldean), IraqDiocese25 Jul 1998Abdul-Ahad Rabban, O.A.O.C. †Died
Greece (Armenian)Ordinariate27 Sep 2000Nechan Karakéhéyan, I.C.P.B.Appointed, Bishop of Ispahan {Esfáan) (Armenian)
Iraq (Melkite Greek)Patriarchal Exarchate 2004Georges El-Murr, B.C. †Resigned
Diarbekir (Amida) (Chaldean), TurkeyArcheparchy16 Jan 2005Paul KaratasDied
Malakal, South SudanDiocese16 May 2009Vincent Mojwok NyikerRetired
Trondheim, NorwayTerritorial Prelature8 Jun 2009Georg Müller, SS.CC. †Resigned
Le Caire {Cairo} (Chaldean), EgyptEparchy31 Dec 2009Youssef Ibrahim SarrafDied
Rumbek, South SudanDiocese16 Jul 2011Cesare Mazzolari, M.C.C.I. †Died
Bondoukou, Côte d’IvoireDiocese6 May 2012Félix KouadjoDied
Torit, South SudanDiocese18 Mar 2013Akio Johnson MutekDied
Lithuania, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate5 Apr 2013Gintaras Linas GrušasAppointed, Archbishop of Vilnius
San Charbel en Buenos Aires (Maronite), ArgentinaEparchy17 Apr 2013Charbel Georges Merhi, M.L.Retired
Santa Maria di Grottaferrata (Italo-Albanese), ItalyTerritorial Abbey4 Nov 2013Emiliano Fabbricatore, O.S.B.I.Retired
Soroti, UgandaDiocese2 Jan 2014Emmanuel Obbo, A.J.Appointed, Archbishop of Tororo
Mossul (Chaldean), IraqArcheparchy15 Jan 2015Amel Shamon NonaAppointed, Archbishop (Personal Title) of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Sydney (Chaldean)
Ispahan, IranArchdiocese20 Jan 2015Ignazio Bedini, S.D.B.Retired
Aba, NigeriaDiocese8 Feb 2015Vincent Valentine Egwuchukwu Ezeonyia, C.S.Sp. †Died
Makeni, Sierra LeoneDiocese18 Jul 2015Henry ArunaAppointed, Auxiliary Bishop of Kenema
Benghazi, LibyaVicariate Apostolic14 Feb 2016Sylvester Carmel Magro, O.F.M. †Retired
Mandeville, Jamaica, AntillesDiocese29 Apr 2016Neil Edward Tiedemann, C.P.Appointed, Auxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn, New York
Saint John’s-Basseterre, Virgin Islands (British), AntillesDiocese29 Apr 2016Kenneth David Oswin RichardsAppointed, Archbishop of Kingston in Jamaica
Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, PalestinePatriarchate24 Jun 2016Fouad Boutros TwalRetired
Daltonganj, IndiaDiocese7 Jul 2016Gabriel Kujur, S.J.Resigned
Wagga Wagga, AustraliaDiocese12 Sep 2016Gerard Joseph HannaResigned
Mopti, MaliDiocese22 Sep 2016Georges FonghoroDied
Falkland Islands o Malvinas, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)Prefecture Apostolic29 Sep 2016Michael Bernard McPartland, S.M.A. †Retired
Isabela, PhilippinesTerritorial Prelature4 Oct 2016Martin Sarmiento JumoadAppointed, Archbishop of Ozamiz
Nongstoin, IndiaDiocese15 Oct 2016Victor LyngdohAppointed, Bishop of Jowai
Yurimaguas, PeruVicariate Apostolic17 Dec 2016José Luis Astigarraga Lizarralde, C.P. †Retired
Constantine (-Hippone), AlgeriaDiocese24 Dec 2016Paul Jacques Marie Desfarges, S.J.Appointed, Archbishop of Alger
Kenya, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate30 Dec 2016Alfred Kipkoech Arap RotichResigned
Guizeh (Coptic), EgyptEparchy23 Jan 2017Antonios Aziz MinaResigned
Daet, PhilippinesDiocese2 Feb 2017Gilbert Armea GarceraAppointed, Archbishop of Lipa
Fajardo-Humacao, Puerto RicoDiocese2 Feb 2017Eusebio Ramos MoralesAppointed, Bishop of Caguas
Tsiroanomandidy, MadagascarDiocese8 Feb 2017Gustavo Bombin Espino, O.SS.T.Appointed, Bishop of Maintirano
Phan Thiết, Viet NamDiocese1 Mar 2017Joseph Vu Duy ThôngDied
Wau, South SudanDiocese6 Mar 2017Rudolf Deng MajakDied
Donkorkrom, GhanaVicariate Apostolic16 Mar 2017Gabriel Edoe Kumordji, S.V.D.Appointed, Bishop of Keta-Akatsi
Tete, MozambiqueDiocese11 Apr 2017Inácio Saúre, I.M.C.Appointed, Archbishop of Nampula
Kitui, KenyaDiocese23 Apr 2017Anthony MuheriaAppointed, Archbishop of Nyeri
Bafia, CameroonDiocese31 May 2017Jean-Marie Benoît BallaDied
Valdivia, ChileDiocese8 Jun 2017Ignacio Francisco Ducasse MedinaAppointed, Archbishop of Antofagasta
Philippines, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate17 Jun 2017Leopoldo Sumaylo TumulakDied
Palestrina, ItalySuburbicarian See31 Jul 2017Domenico SigaliniRetired
Camiri, BoliviaVicariate Apostolic2 Aug 2017Francisco Focardi Mazzocchi, O.F.M.Resigned
Tambacounda, SenegalDiocese5 Aug 2017Jean-Noël DioufResigned
Gaborone, BotswanaDiocese9 Aug 2017Valentine Tsamma SeaneResigned
Aliwal, South AfricaDiocese1 Sep 2017Michael WüstenbergResigned
Baghdad (Armenian), IraqArcheparchy9 Oct 2017Emmanuel Dabbaghian, I.C.P.B. †Retired
Palmeira dos Índios, Alagoas, BrazilDiocese11 Oct 2017Dulcênio Fontes de MatosAppointed, Bishop of Campina Grande, Paraiba
Ruteng, IndonesiaDiocese11 Oct 2017Hubertus LetengResigned
Korhogo, Côte d’IvoireArchdiocese12 Oct 2017Marie-Daniel DadietResigned
Gweru, ZimbabweDiocese15 Oct 2017Xavier Johnsai MunyonganiDied
Bridgetown, Barbados, AntillesDiocese19 Oct 2017Charles Jason GordonAppointed, Archbishop of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Butuan, PhilippinesDiocese21 Oct 2017Juan de Dios Mataflorida PueblosDied
Niigata, JapanDiocese25 Oct 2017Tarcisio Isao Kikuchi, S.V.D.Appointed, Archbishop of Tōkyō
Ciudad Altamirano, Guerrero, MéxicoDiocese28 Oct 2017Maximino Martínez MirandaAppointed, Auxiliary Bishop of Toluca, México
Eldoret, KenyaDiocese30 Oct 2017Cornelius Kipng’eno Arap KorirDied
Iligan, PhilippinesDiocese5 Dec 2017Elenito de los Reyes GalidoDied
El Salvador, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate7 Dec 2017Fabio Reynaldo Colindres AbarcaAppointed, Bishop of San Miguel
Tlalnepantla, México, MéxicoArchdiocese7 Dec 2017Carlos Aguiar RetesAppointed, Archbishop of México, Federal District
Faisalabad, PakistanDiocese8 Dec 2017Joseph ArshadAppointed, Archbishop (Personal Title) of Islamabad-Rawalpindi
Achonry, IrelandDiocese11 Dec 2017Brendan KellyAppointed, Bishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh
Paksé, LaosVicariate Apostolic16 Dec 2017Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, I.V.D.Appointed, Vicar Apostolic of Vientiane
Viana, Maranhão, BrazilDiocese20 Dec 2017Sebastião Lima DuarteAppointed, Bishop of Caxias do Maranhão
Moshi, TanzaniaDiocese27 Dec 2017Isaac Amani MassaweAppointed, Archbishop of Arusha
Bonfim, Bahia, BrazilDiocese3 Jan 2018Francisco Canindé PalhanoAppointed, Bishop of Petrolina, Pernambuco
Malindi, KenyaDiocese5 Jan 2018Emanuel Barbara, O.F.M. Cap. †Died
Cachoeira do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilDiocese6 Jan 2018Remídio José BohnDied
Ndola, ZambiaDiocese30 Jan 2018Alick BandaAppointed, Archbishop of Lusaka
Mbandaka-Bikoro, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Archdiocese6 Feb 2018Fridolin Ambongo Besungu, O.F.M. Cap.Appointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Kinshasa
Ipameri, Goias, BrazilDiocese7 Feb 2018Guilherme Antônio Werlang, M.S.F.Appointed, Bishop of Lages, Santa Catarina
União da Vitória, Parana, BrazilDiocese8 Feb 2018Agenor Girardi, M.S.C. †Died
Bosra e Haūrān (Melkite Greek), SyriaArchdiocese9 Feb 2018Nicolas Antiba, B.A.Appointed, Patriarchal Vicar of Damas (Melkite Greek)
Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, MéxicoDiocese10 Feb 2018Pedro Vázquez VillalobosAppointed, Archbishop of Antequera, Oaxaca
San Jose de Antique, PhilippinesDiocese14 Feb 2018Jose Romeo Juanito Orquejo LazoAppointed, Archbishop of Jaro
Dedza, MalawiDiocese17 Feb 2018Emmanuel Cosmas KanyamaDied
Ahiara, NigeriaDiocese19 Feb 2018Peter Ebere OkpalekeResigned
Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo (Melkite Greek), Sao Paulo, BrazilEparchy20 Feb 2018Joseph GébaraConfirmed, Archbishop of Petra e Filadelfia (Melkite Greek)
Santiago de Guatemala, GuatemalaArchdiocese24 Feb 2018Oscar Julio Vian Morales, S.D.B. †Died
Kafanchan, NigeriaDiocese27 Feb 2018Joseph Danlami BagobiriDied
Helena, Montana, USADiocese28 Feb 2018George Leo ThomasAppointed, Bishop of Las Vegas, Nevada
Moramanga, MadagascarDiocese3 Mar 2018Gaetano Di Pierro, S.C.I.Appointed, Bishop of Farafangana
Thành-Phô Hồ Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville), Viet NamArchdiocese6 Mar 2018Paul Bùi Văn ÐocDied
Côte d’IvoireNunciature7 Mar 2018Joseph SpiteriAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Lebanon
Cyangugu, RwandaDiocese11 Mar 2018Jean Damascène BimenyimanaDied
Menongue, AngolaDiocese12 Mar 2018Mário LucundeResigned
San Jose in Mindoro, PhilippinesVicariate Apostolic17 Mar 2018Antonio Pepito Palang, S.V.D.Resigned
Belgaum, IndiaDiocese19 Mar 2018Peter MachadoAppointed, Archbishop of Bangalore
Ngozi, BurundiDiocese24 Mar 2018Gervais BanshimiyubusaAppointed, Archbishop of Bujumbura
MalawiNunciature24 Mar 2018Julio MuratAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Cameroun
ZambiaNunciature24 Mar 2018Julio MuratAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Cameroun
Caxito, AngolaDiocese26 Mar 2018António Francisco Jaca, S.V.D.Appointed, Bishop of Benguela
Dromore, IrelandDiocese26 Mar 2018John McAreaveyResigned
Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USAArcheparchy16 Apr 2018Stefan SorokaResigned
Chuquibambilla, PeruTerritorial Prelature24 Apr 2018Domenico Berni Leonardi, O.S.A.Retired
Campinas, Sao Paulo, BrazilArchdiocese25 Apr 2018Airton José dos SantosAppointed, Archbishop of Mariana, Minas Gerais
Yamoussoukro, Côte d’IvoireDiocese25 Apr 2018Marcellin Yao KouadioAppointed, Bishop of Daloa
San Marcos, GuatemalaDiocese9 May 2018Carlos Enrique Trinidad GómezDied
Accra, GhanaArchdiocese11 May 2018Gabriel Charles Palmer-BuckleAppointed, Archbishop of Cape Coast
Malolos, PhilippinesDiocese11 May 2018José Francisco OliverosDied
Gurk, AustriaDiocese17 May 2018Alois SchwarzAppointed, Bishop of Sankt Pölten
Joliette, Québec, CanadaDiocese18 May 2018Raymond PoissonAppointed, Coadjutor Bishop of Saint-Jérôme, Québec
Montelibano, ColombiaDiocese19 May 2018Luis José Rueda AparicioAppointed, Archbishop of Popayán
ZimbabweNunciature21 May 2018Marek ZalewskiAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Singapore
Barinas, VenezuelaDiocese24 May 2018José Luis Azuaje AyalaAppointed, Archbishop of Maracaibo
GuineaNunciature25 May 2018Santo Rocco GangemiAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to El Salvador
MaliNunciature25 May 2018Santo Rocco GangemiAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to El Salvador
Mende, FranceDiocese29 May 2018François Joseph Marie Jacolin, M.D.P.Appointed, Bishop of Luçon
Nueva Pamplona, ColombiaArchdiocese6 Jun 2018Luis Madrid MerlanoResigned
Osorno, ChileDiocese11 Jun 2018Juan de la Cruz Barros MadridResigned
Puerto Montt, ChileArchdiocese11 Jun 2018Cristián Caro CorderoRetired
Valparaíso, ChileDiocese11 Jun 2018Gonzalo Duarte García de Cortázar, SS.CC.Retired
Río Gallegos, ArgentinaDiocese15 Jun 2018Miguel Ángel D’AnnibaleAppointed, Bishop of San Martín
Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania)Nunciature16 Jun 2018Martin KrebsAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay
Fiji, Pacific (Oceania)Nunciature16 Jun 2018Martin KrebsAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay
Micronesia, Federated States of, Pacific (Oceania)Nunciature16 Jun 2018Martin KrebsAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay
Kiribata, Pacific (Oceania)Nunciature16 Jun 2018Martin KrebsAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay
Marshall Islands, Pacific (Oceania)Nunciature16 Jun 2018Martin KrebsAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay
Nauru, Pacific (Oceania)Nunciature16 Jun 2018Martin KrebsAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay
New ZealandNunciature16 Jun 2018Martin KrebsAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay
Pacific OceaniaDelegation16 Jun 2018Martin KrebsAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay
Palau, Pacific (Oceania)Nunciature16 Jun 2018Martin KrebsAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay
Tonga, Pacific (Oceania)Nunciature16 Jun 2018Martin KrebsAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay
Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania)Nunciature16 Jun 2018Martin KrebsAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay
Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)Nunciature16 Jun 2018Martin KrebsAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay
Mwanza, TanzaniaArchdiocese21 Jun 2018Jude Thadaeus Ruwa’ichi, O.F.M. Cap.Appointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Dar-es-Salaam
Bereina, Papua New GuineaDiocese22 Jun 2018Rochus Josef Tatamai, M.S.C.Appointed, Bishop of Kavieng
Bungoma, KenyaDiocese23 Jun 2018Norman King’oo WambuaAppointed, Bishop of Machakos
Paraguay, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate23 Jun 2018Adalberto Martínez FloresAppointed, Bishop of Villarrica del Espíritu Santo
Jamshedpur, IndiaDiocese24 Jun 2018Felix Toppo, S.J.Appointed, Archbishop of Ranchi
Shreveport, Louisiana, USADiocese26 Jun 2018Michael Gerard DucaAppointed, Bishop of Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Rancagua, ChileDiocese28 Jun 2018Alejandro Goić KarmelićRetired
Talca, ChileDiocese28 Jun 2018Horacio del Carmen Valenzuela AbarcaResigned
Broken Bay, AustraliaDiocese29 Jun 2018Peter Andrew ComensoliAppointed, Archbishop of Melbourne
Buxar, IndiaDiocese29 Jun 2018Sebastian KallupuraAppointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Patna
Palayamkottai, IndiaDiocese29 Jun 2018Arochiasamy Jude Gerald PaulrajRetired
Oudtshoorn, South AfricaDiocese2 Jul 2018Francisco Fortunato de GouveiaResigned
Guanhães, Minas Gerais, BrazilDiocese4 Jul 2018Jeremias Antônio de JesusResigned
UgandaNunciature4 Jul 2018Michael August Blume, S.V.D.Appointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Hungary
Caracas, Santiago de VenezuelaArchdiocese9 Jul 2018Jorge Liberato Urosa SavinoRetired
Arauca, ColombiaDiocese11 Jul 2018Jaime Muñoz PedrozaAppointed, Bishop of Girardot
Las Cruces, New Mexico, USADiocese11 Jul 2018Oscar CantúAppointed, Coadjutor Bishop of San Jose in California
Tiruchirapalli, IndiaDiocese14 Jul 2018Antony DevottaRetired
Tampico, Tamaulipas, MéxicoDiocese20 Jul 2018José Luis Dibildox MartínezRetired
Adelaide, AustraliaArchdiocese30 Jul 2018Philip Edward WilsonResigned
Huamachuco, PeruTerritorial Prelature7 Aug 2018Sebastián Ramis Torrens, T.O.R.Retired
MozambiqueNunciature15 Aug 2018Edgar Peña ParraAppointed, Substitute (Sostituto) of the Secretariat of State
Busan {Pusan}, Korea (South)Diocese18 Aug 2018Paul Hwang Chul-sooResigned
Eséka, CameroonDiocese25 Aug 2018Dieudonné BogmisDied
Formosa, Goias, BrazilDiocese12 Sep 2018José Ronaldo RibeiroResigned
Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, USADiocese13 Sep 2018Michael Joseph BransfieldRetired
Cabimas, VenezuelaDiocese14 Sep 2018William Enrique Delgado SilvaResigned
Portoviejo, EcuadorArchdiocese14 Sep 2018Lorenzo Voltolini EstiResigned
Celje, SloveniaDiocese18 Sep 2018Stanislav LipovšekRetired
Santarém, Para, BrazilDiocese19 Sep 2018Flávio Giovenale, S.D.B.Appointed, Bishop of Cruzeiro do Sul, Acre
Sibolga, IndonesiaDiocese20 Sep 2018Ludovikus Simanullang, O.F.M. Cap. †Died
San Bartolomé de Chillán, ChileDiocese21 Sep 2018Carlos Eduardo Pellegrín Barrera, S.V.D.Resigned
San Felipe, ChileDiocese21 Sep 2018Cristián Enrique Contreras Molina, O. de M.Resigned
KenyaNunciature21 Sep 2018Charles Daniel BalvoAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Czech Republic
SloveniaNunciature21 Sep 2018Juliusz JanuszResigned
South SudanNunciature21 Sep 2018Charles Daniel BalvoAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Czech Republic
Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaPrefecture Apostolic25 Sep 2018Wenceslao Selga Padilla, C.I.C.M. †Died
Foz do Iguaçu, Parana, BrazilDiocese29 Sep 2018Dirceu VeginiDied
Catanduva, Sao Paulo, BrazilDiocese10 Oct 2018Otacílio Luziano Da SilvaResigned
Lai, ChadDiocese10 Oct 2018Miguel Ángel Sebastián Martínez, M.C.C.I.Appointed, Bishop of Sarh
Washington, District of Columbia, USAArchdiocese12 Oct 2018Donald William WuerlRetired
Ibarra, EcuadorDiocese13 Oct 2018Valter Dario MaggiResigned
Saginaw, Michigan, USADiocese16 Oct 2018Joseph Robert CistoneDied
Memphis, Tennessee, USADiocese24 Oct 2018Martin David HolleyRemoved
Kabinda, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Diocese26 Oct 2018Valentin Masengo MkindaDied
Mahajanga, MadagascarDiocese3 Nov 2018Roger Victor RakotondrajaoDied
Jolo, PhilippinesVicariate Apostolic6 Nov 2018Angelito Rendon Lampon, O.M.I.Appointed, Archbishop of Cotabato
Cachoeiro do Itapemirim, Espirito Santo, BrazilDiocese7 Nov 2018Dario Campos, O.F.M.Appointed, Archbishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo
Gómez Palacio, Durango, MéxicoDiocese7 Nov 2018José Fortunato Álvarez ValdézDied
Taytay, PhilippinesVicariate Apostolic14 Nov 2018Edgardo Sarabia JuanichResigned
Uruaçu (Uruassu), Goias, BrazilDiocese14 Nov 2018Messias dos Reis SilveiraAppointed, Bishop of Teófilo Otoni, Minas Gerais
Homa Bay, KenyaDiocese15 Nov 2018Philip Arnold Subira AnyoloAppointed, Archbishop of Kisumu
Hải Phòng, Viet NamDiocese17 Nov 2018Joseph Vu Văn ThiênAppointed, Archbishop of Hà Nội
Kibungo, RwandaDiocese19 Nov 2018Antoine KambandaAppointed, Archbishop of Kigali
Mbeya, TanzaniaDiocese21 Nov 2018Evaristo Marc Chengula, I.M.C. †Died
Nebbi, UgandaDiocese23 Nov 2018Sanctus Lino WanokAppointed, Bishop of Lira
Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek), IsraelArcheparchy24 Nov 2018Georges Bacouni (Bakouny)Confirmed, Archbishop of Beirut and Jbeil {Bairut e Gibail} (Melkite Greek)
Madison, Wisconsin, USADiocese24 Nov 2018Robert Charles MorlinoDied
Bokungu-Ikela, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Diocese25 Nov 2018Fridolin Ambongo Besungu, O.F.M. Cap.Installed, Archbishop of Kinshasa
AustriaNunciature30 Nov 2018Peter Stephan ZurbriggenRetired
Amravati, IndiaDiocese3 Dec 2018Elias Joseph GonsalvesAppointed, Archbishop of Nagpur
Kimberley, South AfricaDiocese9 Dec 2018Abel GabuzaAppointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Durban
Cuddapah, IndiaDiocese10 Dec 2018Prasad GallelaResigned
Corner Brook and Labrador, Newfoundland, CanadaDiocese12 Dec 2018Peter Joseph HundtAppointed, Archbishop of Saint John’s, Newfoundland
Leopoldina, Minas Gerais, BrazilDiocese12 Dec 2018José Eudes Campos do NascimentoAppointed, Bishop of São João del Rei, Minas Gerais
Srikakulam, IndiaDiocese12 Dec 2018Innayya Chinna AddagatlaRetired
Note: China was intentionally excluded from this table. This table was last updated on 15 Dec 2018.

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