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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
21 Dec 201645.5AppointedGeovane Luís da SilvaAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas GeraisAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
45.5AppointedGeovane Luís da SilvaTitular Bishop of Mons in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais
56.0AppointedOtacilio Francisco Ferreira de LacerdaAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais
56.0AppointedOtacilio Francisco Ferreira de LacerdaTitular Bishop of TulanaAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais
28 Dec 201654.1AppointedJúlio Endi Akamine, S.A.C.Archbishop of Sorocaba, Sao Paulo
70.9ResignedFernando Panico, M.S.C.Bishop of Crato, CearaBishop Emeritus
60.4SucceededGilberto Pastana de OliveiraBishop of Crato, Ceara
75.5RetiredEduardo Benes de Sales RodriguesArchbishop of Sorocaba, Sao PauloArchbishop Emeritus
11 Jan 201751.6AppointedEdilson Soares NobreBishop of Oeiras, Piaui
18 Jan 201758.5SucceededJoão José da Costa, O. Carm.Archbishop of Aracajú, Sergipe
75.0RetiredJosé Palmeira LessaArchbishop of Aracajú, SergipeArchbishop Emeritus
28 Jan 201752.8Ordained BishopPaulo Alves RomãoTitular Bishop of CalamaAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro
62.3Ordained BishopJoel Portella AmadoTitular Bishop of Carmeiano (Cameiano)Auxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro
29 Jan 201756.8Ordained BishopJosé Roberto Silva CarvalhoBishop of Caetité, Bahia
1 Feb 201786.7DiedAlbano Bortoletto CavallinArchbishop Emeritus of Londrina, Parana
61.3AppointedCarlos Alberto dos SantosBishop of Itabuna, Bahia
76.8RetiredCzeslaw Stanula, C.SS.R.Bishop of Itabuna, BahiaBishop Emeritus
3 Feb 201792.8DiedCarmelo Cassati, M.S.C. †Archbishop Emeritus of Trani-Barletta-Bisceglie (-Nazareth), Italy
4 Feb 201748.5Ordained BishopWellington de Queiroz VieiraPrelate of Cristalândia, Goias
77.3AppointedJosé Nelson Westrupp, S.C.I.Apostolic Administrator of Lages, Santa CatarinaBishop Emeritus of Santo André, Sao Paulo
11 Feb 201747.5Ordained BishopRubival Cabral Britto, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Grajaú, Maranhão
15 Feb 201776.0RetiredFrancisco Javier Hernández Arnedo, O.A.R.Bishop of Tianguá, CearaBishop Emeritus
47.3AppointedFrancisco Edimilson Neves FerreiraBishop of Tianguá, CearaBishop-Elect
22 Feb 201750.1AppointedJoão Justino de Medeiros SilvaCoadjutor Archbishop of Montes Claros, Minas Gerais
25 Feb 201754.2InstalledJúlio Endi Akamine, S.A.C.Archbishop of Sorocaba, Sao Paulo
64.2Ordained BishopArgemiro de Azevedo, C.M.F.Bishop of Assis, Sao Paulo
28 Feb 201790.7DiedAntônio Ribeiro de OliveiraArchbishop Emeritus of Goiânia, Goias
8 Mar 201746.3AppointedVicente de Paula Ferreira, C.SS.R.Auxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas GeraisAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
46.3AppointedVicente de Paula Ferreira, C.SS.R.Titular Bishop of Castra NovaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais
62.6AppointedManoel Delson Pedreira da Cruz, O.F.M. Cap.Archbishop of Paraíba
18 Mar 201756.3Ordained BishopOtacilio Francisco Ferreira de LacerdaTitular Bishop of TulanaAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais
19 Mar 201764.2InstalledArgemiro de Azevedo, C.M.F.Bishop of Assis, Sao Paulo
20 Mar 201751.8Ordained BishopEdilson Soares NobreBishop of Oeiras, Piaui
22 Mar 201748.1AppointedCarlos Rômulo Gonçalves e SilvaCoadjutor Bishop of Montenegro, Rio Grande do SulCoadjutor Bishop-Elect
25 Mar 201745.7Ordained BishopGeovane Luís da SilvaTitular Bishop of Mons in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais
1 Apr 201751.8InstalledEdilson Soares NobreBishop of Oeiras, Piaui
22 Apr 201747.5Ordained BishopFrancisco Edimilson Neves FerreiraBishop of Tianguá, CearaBishop-Elect
20 May 201762.8InstalledManoel Delson Pedreira da Cruz, O.F.M. Cap.Archbishop of Paraíba
79.1CeasedGenival Saraiva de FrançaApostolic Administrator of ParaíbaBishop Emeritus of Palmares, Pernambuco
27 May 201746.5Ordained BishopVicente de Paula Ferreira, C.SS.R.Titular Bishop of Castra NovaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais

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