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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
7 Dec 201652.6AppointedPaulo Alves RomãoAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro
52.6AppointedPaulo Alves RomãoTitular Bishop of CalamaAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro
47.3AppointedRubival Cabral Britto, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Grajaú, Maranhão
76.3RetiredFranco Cuter, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Grajaú, MaranhãoBishop Emeritus
62.1AppointedJoel Portella AmadoAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro
62.1AppointedJoel Portella AmadoTitular Bishop of Carmeiano (Cameiano)Auxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro
8 Dec 201690.9DiedLélis Lara, C.SS.R. †Bishop Emeritus of Itabira-Fabriciano, Minas Gerais
12 Dec 201649.0Ordained BishopEdmilson Tadeu Canavarros dos Santos, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of Feradi MinusAuxiliary Bishop of Manaus, Amazonas
14 Dec 201695.2DiedPaulo Evaristo Arns, O.F.M. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of São Paulo
64.0AppointedArgemiro de Azevedo, C.M.F.Bishop of Assis, Sao PauloBishop-Elect
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 Ferreira de LacerdaAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas GeraisAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
56.0AppointedOtacilio Ferreira de LacerdaTitular Bishop of TulanaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect 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, PiauiBishop-Elect
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 PauloBishop-Elect
18 Mar 201756.3Ordained BishopOtacilio Ferreira de LacerdaTitular Bishop of TulanaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais
19 Mar 201764.2InstalledArgemiro de Azevedo, C.M.F.Bishop of Assis, Sao PauloBishop-Elect
20 Mar 201751.8Ordained BishopEdilson Soares NobreBishop of Oeiras, PiauiBishop-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, PiauiBishop-Elect
22 Apr 201747.5Ordained BishopFrancisco Edimilson Neves FerreiraBishop of Tianguá, CearaBishop-Elect

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