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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Dec 201244.6AppointedMichael Robert KennedyApostolic Administrator of Wilcannia-ForbesBishop of Armidale
79.1ResignedKevin Michael ManningApostolic Administrator of Wilcannia-ForbesBishop Emeritus of Parramatta
11 Dec 201258.9AppointedPaul Richard GallagherApostolic Nuncio to Australia
6 Feb 201393.9DiedDouglas Joseph WarrenBishop Emeritus of Wilcannia-Forbes
13 Apr 201371.8AppointedGeorge PellMember of the Council of CardinalsCardinal, Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy
17 Apr 201376.1RetiredAd Abi KaramBishop of Saint Maron of Sydney (Maronite)Bishop Emeritus
45.4AppointedAntoine Tarabay, O.L.M.Bishop of Saint Maron of Sydney (Maronite)
21 Apr 201393.2DiedWilliam Edward MurrayBishop Emeritus of Wollongong
27 Apr 201381.4DiedJoseph Peter O’ConnellAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Melbourne
25 May 201345.5Ordained BishopAntoine Tarabay, O.L.M.Bishop of Saint Maron of Sydney (Maronite)
19 Jul 201376.7RetiredAdrian Leo DoyleArchbishop of HobartArchbishop Emeritus
64.1AppointedJulian Charles PorteousArchbishop of Hobart
31 Aug 201375.5DiedWilliam John BrennanBishop Emeritus of Wagga Wagga
12 Sep 201359.8AppointedChristopher Charles ProwseArchbishop of Canberra-Goulburn
17 Sep 201364.3InstalledJulian Charles PorteousArchbishop of Hobart
20 Sep 201375.1RetiredAnthony Joseph BurgessBishop of Wewak, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
1 Oct 201376.2RetiredBrian HeenanBishop of RockhamptonBishop Emeritus
23 Oct 201375.2DiedAnthony Joseph BurgessBishop Emeritus of Wewak, Papua New Guinea
13 Nov 201375.0RetiredDavid Louis WalkerBishop of Broken BayBishop Emeritus
19 Nov 201360.0InstalledChristopher Charles ProwseArchbishop of Canberra-Goulburn
23 Dec 201367.6SelectedBosco PuthurBishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne (Syro-Malabarese)
11 Jan 201467.6ConfirmedBosco PuthurBishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne (Syro-Malabarese)
24 Feb 201472.7AppointedGeorge PellCardinal, Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy
27 Feb 201449.9AppointedPeter Andrew ComensoliApostolic Administrator of SydneyAuxiliary Bishop
10 Mar 201463.5AppointedMichael Fabian McCarthyBishop of Rockhampton
25 Mar 201467.8InstalledBosco PuthurBishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne (Syro-Malabarese)
28 Mar 201467.8DiedMichael Ernest PutneyBishop of Townsville
12 Apr 201445.8AppointedColumba Macbeth-Green, O.S.P.P.E.Bishop of Wilcannia-Forbes
29 May 201463.7Ordained BishopMichael Fabian McCarthyBishop of Rockhampton
3 Jul 201446.0Ordained BishopColumba Macbeth-Green, O.S.P.P.E.Bishop of Wilcannia-Forbes
5 Jul 201494.4DiedJohn Jobst, S.A.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Broome
46.1ResignedMichael Robert KennedyApostolic Administrator of Wilcannia-ForbesBishop of Armidale
46.0InstalledColumba Macbeth-Green, O.S.P.P.E.Bishop of Wilcannia-Forbes
3 Aug 201490.6DiedEdward Bede ClancyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Sydney
8 Aug 201483.4DiedEdmund John Patrick Collins, M.S.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Darwin
18 Sep 201454.5AppointedAnthony Colin Joseph Fisher, O.P.Archbishop of Sydney
12 Nov 201450.6ResignedPeter Andrew ComensoliApostolic Administrator of SydneyAuxiliary Bishop
54.7InstalledAnthony Colin Joseph Fisher, O.P.Archbishop of Sydney

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