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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
Uganda, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate5 Jan 1985Cipriano Biyehima KihangireResigned
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
Le Caire {Cairo} (Chaldean), EgyptEparchy31 Dec 2009Youssef Ibrahim SarrafDied
Lithuania, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate5 Apr 2013Gintaras Linas GrušasAppointed, Archbishop of Vilnius
Santa Maria di Grottaferrata (Italo-Albanese), ItalyTerritorial Abbey4 Nov 2013Emiliano Fabbricatore, O.S.B.I. †Retired
Makeni, Sierra LeoneDiocese18 Jul 2015Henry ArunaAppointed, Auxiliary Bishop of Kenema
Benghazi, LibyaVicariate Apostolic14 Feb 2016Sylvester Carmel Magro, O.F.M. †Retired
Daltonganj, IndiaDiocese7 Jul 2016Gabriel Kujur, S.J.Resigned
Falkland Islands o MalvinasPrefecture Apostolic29 Sep 2016Michael Bernard McPartland, S.M.A. †Retired
Nongstoin, IndiaDiocese15 Oct 2016Victor LyngdohAppointed, Bishop of Jowai
Kenya, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate30 Dec 2016Alfred Kipkoech Arap RotichResigned
Turkey (Syrian)Patriarchal Exarchate2 Jul 2017Yusuf SağResigned
Tambacounda, SenegalDiocese5 Aug 2017Jean-Noël DioufResigned
Baghdad (Armenian), IraqArcheparchy9 Oct 2017Emmanuel Dabbaghian, I.C.P.B. †Retired
El Salvador, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate7 Dec 2017Fabio Reynaldo Colindres AbarcaAppointed, Bishop of San Miguel
Paksé, LaosVicariate Apostolic16 Dec 2017Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, I.V.D.Appointed, Vicar Apostolic of Vientiane
Ahiara, NigeriaDiocese19 Feb 2018Peter Ebere OkpalekeResigned
San Jose in Mindoro, PhilippinesVicariate Apostolic17 Mar 2018Antonio Pepito Palang, S.V.D. †Resigned
Dromore, IrelandDiocese26 Mar 2018John McAreaveyResigned
Yamoussoukro, Côte d’IvoireDiocese25 Apr 2018Marcellin Yao KouadioAppointed, Bishop of Daloa
Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania)Nunciature16 Jun 2018Martin KrebsAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay
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
Buxar, IndiaDiocese29 Jun 2018Sebastian KallupuraAppointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Patna
Caracas, Santiago de VenezuelaArchdiocese9 Jul 2018Jorge Liberato Urosa SavinoRetired
Mahajanga, MadagascarDiocese3 Nov 2018Roger Victor RakotondrajaoDied
Hải Phòng, Viet NamDiocese17 Nov 2018Joseph Vũ Văn ThiênAppointed, Archbishop of Hà Nội
Kibungo, RwandaDiocese19 Nov 2018Antoine KambandaAppointed, Archbishop of Kigali
Amravati, IndiaDiocese3 Dec 2018Elias Joseph GonsalvesAppointed, Archbishop of Nagpur
Cuddapah, IndiaDiocese10 Dec 2018Prasad GallelaResigned
Teheran (Chaldean), IranArchdiocese22 Dec 2018Ramzi Garmou, Ist. del PradoConfirmed, Archbishop of Diarbekir (Amida) (Chaldean)
Ciudad Rodrigo, SpainDiocese16 Jan 2019Cecilio Raúl Berzosa MartínezResigned
Saint Vladimir-Le-Grand de Paris (Ukrainian)Eparchy18 Feb 2019Borys Andrij GudziakAppointed, Archbishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania
Djougou, BeninDiocese21 Mar 2019Paul Kouassivi VieiraDied
Krishnagar, IndiaDiocese17 Apr 2019Joseph Suren Gomes, S.D.B.Retired
Balasore, IndiaDiocese22 Apr 2019Simon Kaipuram, C.M. †Died
Karwar, IndiaDiocese1 May 2019Derek FernandesAppointed, Bishop of Belgaum
Odienné, Côte d’IvoireDiocese8 May 2019Antoine KonéDied
Helsinki, FinlandDiocese20 May 2019Teemu Jyrki Juhani Sippo, S.C.I.Resigned
Tanger, MoroccoArchdiocese24 May 2019Santiago Agrelo Martínez, O.F.M.Retired
Hassaké-Nisibi (Syrian), SyriaArcheparchy22 Jun 2019Jacques Behnan HindoRetired
Ambanja, MadagascarDiocese8 Jul 2019Rosario Saro Vella, S.D.B.Appointed, Bishop of Moramanga
Menevia, Wales, Great BritainDiocese11 Jul 2019Thomas Matthew Burns, S.M.Retired
Kompong-Cham, CambodiaPrefecture Apostolic25 Jul 2019Antonysamy Susairaj, M.E.P.Resigned
Timika, IndonesiaDiocese3 Aug 2019John Philip SaklilDied
Palmerston North, New ZealandDiocese4 Oct 2019Charles Edward DrennanResigned
JordanNunciature7 Oct 2019Alberto Ortega MartínAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Chile
Susa, ItalyDiocese12 Oct 2019Alfonso Badini ConfalonieriRetired
Alaminos, PhilippinesDiocese18 Oct 2019Ricardo Lingan BaccayAppointed, Archbishop of Tuguegarao
Phát Diệm, Viet NamDiocese19 Oct 2019Joseph Nguyễn NăngAppointed, Archbishop of Thành-Phô Hồ Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville)
Cafayate, ArgentinaTerritorial Prelature23 Oct 2019José Demetrio Jiménez Sánchez-Mariscal, O.S.A. †Died
San, MaliDiocese28 Oct 2019Jean-Gabriel DiarraDied
Toronto (Ukrainian), CanadaEparchy9 Nov 2019Stephen Victor ChmilarRetired
Lodwar, KenyaDiocese16 Nov 2019Dominic KimengichAppointed, Bishop of Eldoret
Atakpamé, TogoDiocese23 Nov 2019Nicodème Anani Barrigah-BenissanAppointed, Archbishop of Lomé
Kahama, TanzaniaDiocese2 Dec 2019Ludovick Joseph Minde, ALCP/OSSAppointed, Bishop of Moshi
Manga, Burkina FasoDiocese7 Dec 2019Gabriel SayaogoAppointed, Archbishop of Koupéla
Ecuador, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate12 Dec 2019Segundo René Coba GalarzaAppointed, Bishop of Ibarra
Torit, South SudanDiocese12 Dec 2019Stephen Ameyu Martin MullaAppointed, Archbishop of Juba
Coria-Cáceres, SpainDiocese27 Dec 2019Francisco Cerro ChavesAppointed, Archbishop of Toledo
Mamfe, CameroonDiocese30 Dec 2019Andrew Nkea FuanyaAppointed, Archbishop of Bamenda
New Westminster (Ukrainian), CanadaEparchy15 Jan 2020Kenneth Anthony Adam NowakowskiAppointed, Bishop of Holy Family of London (Ukrainian)
Ibiza, SpainDiocese18 Jan 2020Vicente Juan SeguraAppointed, Auxiliary Bishop of Valencia
Bosnia and Herzegovina, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate22 Jan 2020Tomo VukšićAppointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Vrhbosna {Sarajevo}
Katsina-Ala, NigeriaDiocese14 Feb 2020Peter Iorzuul AdobohDied
Kengtung, MyanmarDiocese20 Feb 2020Peter Louis CaküDied
Piana degli Albanesi (Italo-Albanese), ItalyEparchy25 Feb 2020Giorgio Demetrio GallaroAppointed, Secretary of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
Franceville, GabonDiocese12 Mar 2020Jean-Patrick Iba-BaAppointed, Archbishop of Libreville
Sendai, JapanDiocese18 Mar 2020Martin Tetsuo HiragaRetired
Vellore, IndiaDiocese21 Mar 2020Soundaraj Periyanayagam, S.D.B. †Died
Barquisimeto, VenezuelaArchdiocese25 Mar 2020Antonio José López CastilloRetired
Gaylord, Michigan, USADiocese25 Mar 2020Steven John RaicaAppointed, Bishop of Birmingham, Alabama
Sikasso, MaliDiocese27 Mar 2020Jean-Baptiste TiamaAppointed, Bishop of Mopti
Kokstad, South AfricaDiocese1 Apr 2020Zolile Peter Mpambani, S.C.I.Appointed, Archbishop of Bloemfontein
Le Caire {Cairo} (Syrian), EgyptEparchy9 Apr 2020Clément-Joseph HannoucheDied
Sudan and South Sudan (Syrian)Patriarchal Dependent Territory9 Apr 2020Clément-Joseph HannoucheDied, Bishop of Le Caire {Cairo} (Syrian)
Northern Arabia, KuwaitVicariate Apostolic12 Apr 2020Camillo Ballin, M.C.C.I. †Died
United Arab EmiratesNunciature17 Apr 2020Francisco Montecillo PadillaAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Guatemala
Arabian PeninsulaDelegation17 Apr 2020Francisco Montecillo PadillaAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Guatemala
YemenNunciature17 Apr 2020Francisco Montecillo PadillaAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Guatemala
Dolisie, CongoDiocese18 Apr 2020Bienvenu Manamika BafouakouahouAppointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Brazzaville
Puerto Carreño, ColombiaVicariate Apostolic22 Apr 2020Francisco Antonio Ceballos Escobar, C.SS.R.Appointed, Bishop of Riohacha
Asansol, IndiaDiocese4 May 2020Cyprian MonisRetired
Kiayi, TaiwanDiocese23 May 2020Thomas Chung An-zuAppointed, Archbishop of Taipei
Kuzhithurai, IndiaDiocese6 Jun 2020Jerome Dhas Varuvel, S.D.B.Resigned
Homs (-Hama-Nabk) (Syrian), SyriaArchdiocese13 Jun 2020Théophile Philippe BarakatDied
Kavieng, Papua New GuineaDiocese19 Jun 2020Rochus Josef Tatamai, M.S.C.Appointed, Archbishop of Rabaul
Bissau, Guinea-BissauDiocese11 Jul 2020José Câmnate na BissignResigned
Poreč i Pula, CroatiaDiocese11 Jul 2020Dražen KutlešaAppointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Split-Makarska
Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), UkraineEparchy14 Jul 2020Milan Šašik, C.M. †Died
New Ulm, Minnesota, USADiocese6 Aug 2020John Marvin LeVoirResigned
Hưng Hóa, Viet NamDiocese29 Aug 2020Jean Marie Vũ TấtRetired
Rodrigues, MauritiusVicariate Apostolic10 Sep 2020Alain HarelAppointed, Bishop of Port Victoria o Seychelles
Gokwe, ZimbabweDiocese11 Sep 2020Rudolf NyandoroAppointed, Bishop of Gweru
Goroka, Papua New GuineaDiocese12 Sep 2020Dariusz Piotr Kałuża, M.S.F.Appointed, Bishop of Bougainville
Viana do Castelo, PortugalDiocese18 Sep 2020Anacleto Cordeiro Gonçalves de OliveiraDied
Sivagangai, IndiaDiocese25 Sep 2020Jebalamai SusaimanickamRetired
Awasa, EthiopiaVicariate Apostolic29 Sep 2020Roberto Bergamaschi, S.D.B.Appointed, Vicar Apostolic of Gambella
BurundiNunciature29 Sep 2020Wojciech ZałuskiAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Malaysia
Calahorra y La Calzada-Logroño, SpainDiocese6 Oct 2020Carlos Manuel Escribano SubíasAppointed, Archbishop of Zaragoza
Tibú, ColombiaDiocese12 Oct 2020Omar Alberto Sánchez Cubillos, O.P.Appointed, Archbishop of Popayán
Saints Cyril and Methodius of Toronto (Slovakian), CanadaEparchy20 Oct 2020Marián Andrej Pacák, C.SS.R.Resigned
São Carlos, Sao Paulo, BrazilDiocese21 Oct 2020Paulo Cezar CostaAppointed, Archbishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal
Cayenne (Cajenna), French Guyana, AntillesDiocese26 Oct 2020Emmanuel Marie Philippe Louis LafontRetired
Spiš, SlovakiaDiocese28 Oct 2020Štefan SečkaDied
Ascoli Piceno, ItalyDiocese29 Oct 2020Giovanni D’Ercole, F.D.P.Resigned
Cartago, ColombiaDiocese31 Oct 2020José Alejandro Castaño Arbeláez, O.A.R.Retired
Dubrovnik (Ragusa), CroatiaDiocese4 Nov 2020Mate UzinićAppointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Rijeka
Malanje, AngolaArchdiocese8 Nov 2020Benedito Roberto, C.S.Sp. †Died
Amboina, IndonesiaDiocese11 Nov 2020Petrus Canisius Mandagi, M.S.C.Appointed, Archbishop of Merauke
Allahabad, IndiaDiocese12 Nov 2020Raphy ManjalyAppointed, Archbishop of Agra
Rundu, NamibiaVicariate Apostolic16 Nov 2020Joseph Shipandeni Shikongo, O.M.I.Resigned
Myitkyina, MyanmarDiocese18 Nov 2020Francis Daw TangResigned
Kurnool, IndiaDiocese19 Nov 2020Anthony PoolaAppointed, Archbishop of Hyderabad
Kisantu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Diocese21 Nov 2020Fidèle Nsielele Zi MputuResigned
Linares, Nuevo León, MéxicoDiocese21 Nov 2020Hilario González GarcíaAppointed, Bishop of Saltillo, Coahuila
Eshowe, South AfricaDiocese25 Nov 2020Xolelo Thaddaeus KumaloAppointed, Bishop of Witbank
Hearst-Moosonee, Ontario, CanadaDiocese29 Nov 2020Robert Ovide BourgonResigned
Kamina, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Diocese3 Dec 2020Jean-Anatole Kalala KasebaResigned
Cúcuta, ColombiaDiocese7 Dec 2020Víctor Manuel Ochoa CadavidAppointed, Bishop of Colombia, Military
Atyrau, KazakhstanApostolic Administration8 Dec 2020Dariusz BurasResigned
Aguascalientes, MéxicoDiocese14 Dec 2020José María de la Torre MartínDied
Lilongwe, MalawiArchdiocese14 Dec 2020Tarcisius Gervazio ZiyayeDied
Loikaw, MyanmarDiocese16 Dec 2020Stephen TjepheDied
Tanga, TanzaniaDiocese20 Dec 2020Anthony Mathias BanziDied
Chile, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate23 Dec 2020Santiago Jaime Silva RetamalesAppointed, Bishop of Valdivia
Jowai, IndiaDiocese28 Dec 2020Victor LyngdohAppointed, Archbishop of Shillong
Oita, JapanDiocese28 Dec 2020Paul Sueo HamaguchiDied
Troyes, FranceDiocese28 Dec 2020Marc Camille Michel StengerResigned
Ossory, IrelandDiocese29 Dec 2020Dermot Pius FarrellAppointed, Archbishop of Dublin
Christchurch, New ZealandDiocese1 Jan 2021Paul Martin, S.M.Appointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Wellington
Solomon IslandsNunciature1 Jan 2021Kurian Mathew VayalunkalAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Algeria
Katiola, Côte d’IvoireDiocese3 Jan 2021Ignace Bessi DogboAppointed, Archbishop of Korhogo
Nairobi, KenyaArchdiocese4 Jan 2021John NjueRetired
Belfort-Montbéliard, FranceDiocese9 Jan 2021Dominique Marie Joseph Blanchet, Ist. del PradoAppointed, Bishop of Créteil
Santa Marta, ColombiaDiocese11 Jan 2021Luis Adriano Piedrahíta SandovalDied
Alagoinhas, Bahia, BrazilDiocese13 Jan 2021Paulo Romeu Dantas BastosAppointed, Bishop of Jequié, Bahia
Colatina, Espirito Santo, BrazilDiocese13 Jan 2021Joaquim Wladimir Lopes DiasAppointed, Bishop of Lorena, Sao Paulo
Glasgow, Scotland, Great BritainArchdiocese13 Jan 2021Philip TartagliaDied
Monze, ZambiaDiocese13 Jan 2021Moses HamungoleDied
Massa Carrara-Pontremoli, ItalyDiocese15 Jan 2021Giovanni SantucciResigned
Trois-Rivières, Québec, CanadaDiocese25 Jan 2021Joseph Luc André BouchardResigned
Pondicherry and Cuddalore, IndiaArchdiocese27 Jan 2021Antony AnandarayarRetired
Spain, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate28 Jan 2021Juan del Río MartínDied
Tyr (Melkite Greek), LebanonArchdiocese31 Jan 2021Michel Abrass, B.A.Removed
Le Puy-en-Velay, FranceDiocese6 Feb 2021Lucien (Luc) Jacques Marie Joseph Crepy, C.I.M.Appointed, Bishop of Versailles
Multan, PakistanDiocese11 Feb 2021Benny Mario TravasAppointed, Archbishop of Karachi
Pemba, MozambiqueDiocese11 Feb 2021Luiz Fernando Lisboa, C.P.Appointed, Archbishop (Personal Title) of Cachoeiro do Itapemirim, Espirito Santo
Barishal, BangladeshDiocese19 Feb 2021Lawrence Subrata Howlader, C.S.C.Appointed, Archbishop of Chattogram
Iguatu, Ceara, BrazilDiocese24 Feb 2021Edson de Castro HomemResigned
El Banco, ColombiaDiocese27 Feb 2021Luis Gabriel Ramírez DíazAppointed, Bishop of Ocaña
Kankan, GuineaDiocese1 Mar 2021Emmanuel FélémouDied
UruguayNunciature3 Mar 2021Martin KrebsAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Switzerland
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CanadaDiocese4 Mar 2021Richard John GreccoRetired
Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Diocese6 Mar 2021Daniel Nlandu MayiResigned
Cascavel, Parana, BrazilArchdiocese11 Mar 2021Mauro Aparecido dos SantosDied
Bafoussam, CameroonDiocese19 Mar 2021Dieudonné WatioRetired
Hà Tĩnh, Viet NamDiocese19 Mar 2021Paul Nguyễn Thái Hợp, O.P.Retired
Capiz, PhilippinesArchdiocese25 Mar 2021Jose Fuerte AdvinculaAppointed, Archbishop of Manila
San Vicente del Caguán, ColombiaDiocese25 Mar 2021Francisco Javier Múnera Correa, I.M.C.Appointed, Archbishop of Cartagena
Rondonópolis - Guiratinga, Mato Grosso, BrazilDiocese28 Mar 2021Juventino KesteringDied
Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, MéxicoDiocese30 Mar 2021Antonio González SánchezResigned
Bafatá, Guinea-BissauDiocese31 Mar 2021Pedro Carlos Zilli, P.I.M.E. †Died
Kampala, UgandaArchdiocese3 Apr 2021Cyprian Kizito LwangaDied
Njombe, TanzaniaDiocese6 Apr 2021Alfred Leonhard MalumaDied
Ayaviri, PeruTerritorial Prelature7 Apr 2021Kay Martin Schmalhausen PanizoResigned
Crookston, Minnesota, USADiocese13 Apr 2021Michael Joseph HoeppnerResigned
Tarma, PeruDiocese17 Apr 2021Luis Alberto Barrera Pacheco, M.C.C.I.Appointed, Bishop of Callao
Terrassa, SpainDiocese17 Apr 2021Josep Ángel Sáiz MenesesAppointed, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}
Facatativá, ColombiaDiocese25 Apr 2021José Miguel Gómez RodríguezAppointed, Archbishop of Manizales
Riobamba, EcuadorDiocese28 Apr 2021Julio Parrilla DíazRetired
Soacha, ColombiaDiocese1 May 2021José Daniel Falla RoblesDied
Porto-Santa Rufina, ItalySuburbicarian See5 May 2021Gino RealiResigned
Jhabua, IndiaDiocese6 May 2021Basil Bhuriya, S.V.D. †Died
VenezuelaNunciature8 May 2021Aldo GiordanoAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to European Union
Bydgoszcz, PolandDiocese12 May 2021Jan TyrawaResigned
Basse-Terre (et Pointe-à-Pitre), Guadeloupe, AntillesDiocese13 May 2021Jean-Yves RiocreuxRetired
Buta, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Diocese17 May 2021Joseph Banga BaneResigned
Kilwa-Kasenga, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Diocese22 May 2021Fulgence Muteba MugaluAppointed, Archbishop of Lubumbashi
Australia, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate24 May 2021Max Leroy DavisRetired
Beirut {Bairut} (Armenian), LebanonArchdiocese25 May 2021Grégoire Pierre XX (Krikor) Ghabroyan, I.C.P.B. †Died, Patriarch of Cilicia (Armenian)
Cilicia (Armenian), LebanonPatriarchate25 May 2021Grégoire Pierre XX (Krikor) Ghabroyan, I.C.P.B. †Died
BruneiVicariate Apostolic29 May 2021Cornelius SimDied
Crato, Ceara, BrazilDiocese2 Jun 2021Gilberto Pastana de OliveiraAppointed, Archbishop of São Luís do Maranhão
AustraliaNunciature3 Jun 2021Adolfo Tito Camacho YllanaAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Israel
Congo, Republic ofNunciature4 Jun 2021Francisco Gerardo Escalante MolinaAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Haiti
GabonNunciature4 Jun 2021Francisco Gerardo Escalante MolinaAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Haiti
Monrovia, LiberiaArchdiocese7 Jun 2021Lewis Jerome ZeiglerRetired
Illapel, ChileTerritorial Prelature8 Jun 2021Jorge Patricio Vega Velasco, S.V.D.Appointed, Bishop of Valparaíso
Iquique, ChileDiocese8 Jun 2021Guillermo Patricio Vera SotoAppointed, Bishop of Rancagua
Ingwavuma, South AfricaVicariate Apostolic9 Jun 2021Siegfried Mandla Jwara, C.M.M.Appointed, Archbishop of Durban
Tefé, Amazonas, BrazilTerritorial Prelature9 Jun 2021Fernando Barbosa dos Santos, C.M.Appointed, Bishop of Palmares, Pernambuco
Huarí, PeruDiocese11 Jun 2021Ivo Baldi GaburriDied
Rodez (-Vabres), FranceDiocese11 Jun 2021François Marie Aimé Marius FonluptAppointed, Archbishop of Avignon
Daejeon {Taejon}, Korea (South)Diocese11 Jun 2021Lazarus You Heung-sikAppointed, Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy
Gumla, IndiaDiocese15 Jun 2021Paul Alois LakraDied
Tainan, TaiwanDiocese19 Jun 2021John Lee Juo-WangResigned
RwandaNunciature28 Jun 2021Andrzej JózwowiczAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Iran
Doruma-Dungu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Diocese3 Jul 2021Richard Domba MadyDied
Tanjungkarang, IndonesiaDiocese3 Jul 2021Yohanes Harun YuwonoAppointed, Archbishop of Palembang
Esteli, NicaraguaDiocese6 Jul 2021Juan Abelardo Mata Guevara, S.D.B.Retired
Izabal, GuatemalaVicariate Apostolic16 Jul 2021Domingo Buezo LeivaAppointed, Bishop of Sololá-Chimaltenango
Poland, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate16 Jul 2021Józef GuzdekAppointed, Archbishop of Białystok
Pathein, MyanmarDiocese22 Jul 2021John Hsane HgyiDied
Nalgonda, IndiaDiocese31 Jul 2021Joji GovinduRetired
Tulcán, EcuadorDiocese6 Aug 2021Luis Bernardino Núñez VillacísResigned
Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, MéxicoArchdiocese8 Aug 2021Hipólito Reyes LariosDied
Tarbes et Lourdes, FranceDiocese10 Aug 2021Nicolas Jean René BrouwetAppointed, Bishop of Nîmes (-Uzès e Alès)
Estância, Sergipe, BrazilDiocese11 Aug 2021Giovanni Crippa, I.M.C.Appointed, Bishop of Ilhéus, Bahia
Metz, FranceDiocese13 Aug 2021Jean-Christophe André Robert LagleizeResigned
Amargosa, Bahia, BrazilDiocese18 Aug 2021Valdemir Ferreira dos SantosAppointed, Bishop of Penedo, Alagoas
São José do Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, BrazilDiocese18 Aug 2021Tomé Ferreira da SilvaResigned
Holy Protection of Mary of Phoenix (Ruthenian), Arizona, USAEparchy23 Aug 2021John Stephen Pažak, C.SS.R.Retired
Solsona, SpainDiocese23 Aug 2021Xavier Novell GomàResigned
Saint John Chrysostom of Gurgaon (Syro-Malankara), IndiaEparchy26 Aug 2021Jacob Barnabas Chacko Aerath, O.I.C. †Died
Broome, AustraliaDiocese28 Aug 2021Christopher Alan SaundersResigned
Bosnia and HerzegovinaNunciature31 Aug 2021Luigi PezzutoRetired
BelgiumNunciature31 Aug 2021Augustine KasujjaRetired
LuxembourgNunciature31 Aug 2021Augustine KasujjaRetired
MontenegroNunciature31 Aug 2021Luigi PezzutoRetired
Mossul (Syrian), IraqArcheparchySep 2021Youhanna Boutros MosheRetired
Cuauhtémoc-Madera, Chihuahua, MéxicoDiocese8 Sep 2021Juan Guillermo López SotoDied
Cuautitlán, México, MéxicoDiocese14 Sep 2021Guillermo Rodrigo Teodoro Ortiz MondragónDied
Catanzaro-Squillace, ItalyArchdiocese15 Sep 2021Vincenzo Bertolone, S.d.P.Resigned
Note: China was intentionally excluded from this table. This table was last updated on 20 Sep 2021.

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