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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
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
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
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
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 MalvinasPrefecture Apostolic29 Sep 2016Michael Bernard McPartland, S.M.A. †Retired
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
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
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
Tambacounda, SenegalDiocese5 Aug 2017Jean-Noël DioufResigned
Aliwal, South AfricaDiocese1 Sep 2017Michael WüstenbergResigned
Baghdad (Armenian), IraqArcheparchy9 Oct 2017Emmanuel Dabbaghian, I.C.P.B. †Retired
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
Niigata, JapanDiocese25 Oct 2017Tarcisio Isao Kikuchi, S.V.D.Appointed, Archbishop of Tōkyō
Eldoret, KenyaDiocese30 Oct 2017Cornelius Kipng’eno Arap KorirDied
El Salvador, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate7 Dec 2017Fabio Reynaldo Colindres AbarcaAppointed, Bishop of San Miguel
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
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
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
Dedza, MalawiDiocese17 Feb 2018Emmanuel Cosmas KanyamaDied
Ahiara, NigeriaDiocese19 Feb 2018Peter Ebere OkpalekeResigned
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
Thành-Phô Hồ Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville), Viet NamArchdiocese6 Mar 2018Paul Bùi Văn ÐocDied
Cyangugu, RwandaDiocese11 Mar 2018Jean Damascène BimenyimanaDied
San Jose in Mindoro, PhilippinesVicariate Apostolic17 Mar 2018Antonio Pepito Palang, S.V.D.Resigned
Ngozi, BurundiDiocese24 Mar 2018Gervais BanshimiyubusaAppointed, Archbishop of Bujumbura
Caxito, AngolaDiocese26 Mar 2018António Francisco Jaca, S.V.D.Appointed, Bishop of Benguela
Dromore, IrelandDiocese26 Mar 2018John McAreaveyResigned
Chuquibambilla, PeruTerritorial Prelature24 Apr 2018Domenico Berni Leonardi, O.S.A.Retired
Yamoussoukro, Côte d’IvoireDiocese25 Apr 2018Marcellin Yao KouadioAppointed, Bishop of Daloa
San Marcos, GuatemalaDiocese9 May 2018Carlos Enrique Trinidad GómezDied
Gurk, AustriaDiocese17 May 2018Alois SchwarzAppointed, Bishop of Sankt Pölten
Montelibano, ColombiaDiocese19 May 2018Luis José Rueda AparicioAppointed, Archbishop of Popayán
ZimbabweNunciature21 May 2018Marek ZalewskiAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Singapore
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
Cook Islands, 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
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
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
Caracas, Santiago de VenezuelaArchdiocese9 Jul 2018Jorge Liberato Urosa SavinoRetired
Arauca, ColombiaDiocese11 Jul 2018Jaime Muñoz PedrozaAppointed, Bishop of Girardot
Tiruchirapalli, IndiaDiocese14 Jul 2018Antony DevottaRetired
Adelaide, AustraliaArchdiocese30 Jul 2018Philip Edward WilsonResigned
Huamachuco, PeruTerritorial Prelature7 Aug 2018Sebastián Ramis Torrens, T.O.R.Retired
Eséka, CameroonDiocese25 Aug 2018Dieudonné BogmisDied
Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, USADiocese13 Sep 2018Michael Joseph BransfieldRetired
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
Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaPrefecture Apostolic25 Sep 2018Wenceslao Selga Padilla, C.I.C.M. †Died
Foz do Iguaçu, Parana, BrazilDiocese29 Sep 2018Dirceu VeginiDied
Lai, ChadDiocese10 Oct 2018Miguel Ángel Sebastián Martínez, M.C.C.I.Appointed, Bishop of Sarh
Ibarra, EcuadorDiocese13 Oct 2018Valter Dario MaggiResigned
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
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
Nebbi, UgandaDiocese23 Nov 2018Sanctus Lino WanokAppointed, Bishop of Lira
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
Machiques, VenezuelaDiocese21 Dec 2018Jesús Alfonso Guerrero Contreras, O.F.M. Cap.Appointed, Bishop of Barinas
Mpanda, TanzaniaDiocese21 Dec 2018Gervas John Mwasikwabhila NyaisongaAppointed, Archbishop of Mbeya
Ahwaz (Chaldean), IranArcheparchy22 Dec 2018Ramzi Garmou, Ist. del PradoConfirmed, Archbishop of Diarbekir (Amida) (Chaldean)
Teheran (Chaldean), IranArchdiocese22 Dec 2018Ramzi Garmou, Ist. del PradoConfirmed, Archbishop of Diarbekir (Amida) (Chaldean)
Kilmore, IrelandDiocese31 Dec 2018Philip Leo O’ReillyResigned
Sekondi-Takoradi, GhanaDiocese2 Jan 2019John Bonaventure Kwofie, C.S.Sp.Appointed, Archbishop of Accra
Port Blair, IndiaDiocese6 Jan 2019Aleixo das Neves Dias, S.F.X.Retired
Ciudad Rodrigo, SpainDiocese16 Jan 2019Cecilio Raúl Berzosa MartínezResigned
Durango, MéxicoArchdiocese25 Jan 2019José Antonio Fernández HurtadoAppointed, Archbishop of Tlalnepantla, México
Kharkiv-Zaporizhia, UkraineDiocese2 Feb 2019Stanislav Szyrokoradiuk, O.F.M.Appointed, Coadjutor Bishop of Odessa-Simferopol
DjiboutiNunciature4 Feb 2019Luigi BiancoAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Uganda
EthiopiaNunciature4 Feb 2019Luigi BiancoAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Uganda
SomaliaDelegation4 Feb 2019Luigi BiancoAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Uganda
Bunda, TanzaniaDiocese11 Feb 2019Renatus Leonard NkwandeAppointed, Archbishop of Mwanza
Uije, AngolaDiocese11 Feb 2019Emílio SumbeleloAppointed, Bishop of Viana
EritreaNunciature16 Feb 2019Hubertus Matheus Maria van MegenAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Kenya
SudanNunciature16 Feb 2019Hubertus Matheus Maria van MegenAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Kenya
Saint Vladimir-Le-Grand de Paris (Ukrainian)Eparchy18 Feb 2019Borys Andrij GudziakAppointed, Archbishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania
Rubiataba-Mozarlândia, Goias, BrazilDiocese27 Feb 2019Adair José GuimarãesAppointed, Bishop of Formosa, Goias
Kaunas, LithuaniaArchdiocese1 Mar 2019Lionginas Virbalas, S.J.Resigned
EstoniaNunciature4 Mar 2019Pedro López QuintanaAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Austria
LatviaNunciature4 Mar 2019Pedro López QuintanaAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Austria
Alexandria, Louisiana, USADiocese5 Mar 2019David Prescott TalleyAppointed, Bishop of Memphis, Tennessee
Jos, NigeriaArchdiocese11 Mar 2019Ignatius Ayau KaigamaAppointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Abuja
Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), CroatiaDiocese18 Mar 2019Nikola Nino KekićRetired
Ibagué, ColombiaArchdiocese19 Mar 2019Flavio Calle ZapataRetired
Burkina FasoNunciature19 Mar 2019Piergiorgio BertoldiAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Mozambique
GhanaNunciature19 Mar 2019Jean-Marie Antoine Joseph SpeichAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Slovenia
NigerNunciature19 Mar 2019Piergiorgio BertoldiAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Mozambique
Djougou, BeninDiocese21 Mar 2019Paul Kouassivi VieiraDied
Copiapó, ChileDiocese23 Mar 2019Celestino Aós Braco, O.F.M. Cap.Resigned
Santiago de ChileArchdiocese23 Mar 2019Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, S.D.B.Retired
Pembroke, Ontario, CanadaDiocese28 Mar 2019Michael MulhallAppointed, Archbishop of Kingston, Ontario
HondurasNunciature29 Mar 2019Novatus RugambwaAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
Atlanta, Georgia, USAArchdiocese4 Apr 2019Wilton Daniel GregoryAppointed, Archbishop of Washington, District of Columbia
Loja, EcuadorDiocese5 Apr 2019Alfredo José Espinoza Mateus, S.D.B.Appointed, Archbishop of Quito
Antigonish, Nova Scotia, CanadaDiocese13 Apr 2019Brian Joseph DunnAppointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Halifax-Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
CroatiaNunciature16 Apr 2019Giuseppe PintoResigned
Krishnagar, IndiaDiocese17 Apr 2019Joseph Suren Gomes, S.D.B.Retired
Balasore, IndiaDiocese22 Apr 2019Simon Kaipuram, C.M. †Died
Kindu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Diocese23 Apr 2019Willy Ngumbi Ngengele, M. Afr.Appointed, Bishop of Goma
Gurué, MozambiqueDiocese24 Apr 2019Francisco Lerma Martínez, I.M.C. †Died
Gary, Indiana, USADiocese25 Apr 2019Donald Joseph HyingAppointed, Bishop of Madison, Wisconsin
Fabriano-Matelica, ItalyDiocese27 Apr 2019Stefano RussoResigned
Fukuoka, JapanDiocese27 Apr 2019Dominic Ryōji MiyaharaResigned
Anchorage, Alaska, USAArchdiocese29 Apr 2019Paul Dennis EtienneAppointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Seattle, Washington
Alife-Caiazzo, ItalyDiocese30 Apr 2019Valentino Di CerboRetired
Queenstown, South AfricaDiocese30 Apr 2019Dabula Anthony MpakoAppointed, Bishop of South Africa, Military
Karwar, IndiaDiocese1 May 2019Derek FernandesAppointed, Bishop of Belgaum
Ales-Terralba, ItalyDiocese4 May 2019Roberto Carboni, O.F.M. Conv.Appointed, Archbishop of Oristano
Odienné, Côte d’IvoireDiocese8 May 2019Antoine KonéDied
Huautla, Oaxaca, MéxicoTerritorial Prelature11 May 2019José Armando Álvarez CanoAppointed, Bishop of Tampico, Tamaulipas
Astorga, SpainDiocese15 May 2019Juan Antonio Menéndez FernándezDied
Lorena, Sao Paulo, BrazilDiocese15 May 2019João Inácio Müller, O.F.M.Appointed, Archbishop of Campinas, Sao Paulo
Limeira, Sao Paulo, BrazilDiocese17 May 2019Vilson Dias de Oliveira, D.C.Resigned
Chur, SwitzerlandDiocese20 May 2019Vitus HuonderRetired
Helsinki, FinlandDiocese20 May 2019Teemu Jyrki Juhani Sippo, S.C.I.Resigned
Rapid City, South Dakota, USADiocese24 May 2019Robert Dwayne GrussAppointed, Bishop of Saginaw, Michigan
Tanger, MoroccoArchdiocese24 May 2019Santiago Agrelo Martínez, O.F.M.Retired
Costa RicaNunciature25 May 2019Antonio ArcariAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Monaco
Witbank, South AfricaDiocese30 May 2019Giuseppe Sandri, M.C.C.I. †Died
Ji-Paraná, Rondonia, BrazilDiocese5 Jun 2019Bruno Pedron, S.D.B.Retired
Francistown, BotswanaDiocese6 Jun 2019Franklyn (Frank) Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D.Appointed, Bishop of Gaborone
ArgentinaNunciature12 Jun 2019Léon Kalenga BadikebeleDied
AngolaNunciature15 Jun 2019Petar Antun RajičAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Lithuania
São Tomé and PríncipeNunciature15 Jun 2019Petar Antun RajičAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Lithuania
Hassaké-Nisibi (Syrian), SyriaArcheparchy22 Jun 2019Jacques Behnan HindoRetired
Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, CanadaDiocese25 Jun 2019Dorylas MoreauResigned
Carpi, ItalyDiocese26 Jun 2019Francesco CavinaResigned
Erexim, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilDiocese26 Jun 2019José Gislon, O.F.M. Cap.Appointed, Bishop of Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul
Juigalpa, NicaraguaDiocese29 Jun 2019René Sócrates Sándigo JirónAppointed, Bishop of León en Nicaragua
Lanusei, ItalyDiocese2 Jul 2019Antonio MuraAppointed, Bishop of Nuoro
Augsburg, GermanyDiocese4 Jul 2019Konrad ZdarsaRetired
SpainNunciature4 Jul 2019Renzo FratiniRetired
PortugalNunciature4 Jul 2019Rino PassigatoRetired
Ambanja, MadagascarDiocese8 Jul 2019Rosario Saro Vella, S.D.B.Appointed, Bishop of Moramanga
Jequié, Bahia, BrazilDiocese10 Jul 2019José Ruy Gonçalves Lopes, O.F.M. Cap.Appointed, Bishop of Caruaru, Pernambuco
Mont-Laurier, Québec, CanadaDiocese10 Jul 2019Paul LortieRetired
Menevia, Wales, Great BritainDiocese11 Jul 2019Thomas Matthew Burns, S.M.Retired
Pécs, HungaryDiocese12 Jul 2019György UdvardyAppointed, Archbishop of Veszprém
Aitape, Papua New GuineaDiocese16 Jul 2019Otto SeparyAppointed, Bishop of Bereina
Note: China was intentionally excluded from this table. This table was last updated on 16 Jul 2019.

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