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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
22 Apr 201551.4AppointedBenedito AraújoApostolic Administrator of Porto Velho, RondoniaBishop of Guajará-Mirim, Rondonia
56.2AppointedEduardo Pinheiro da Silva, S.D.B.Bishop of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo
24 Apr 201547.4Ordained BishopLuiz Gonçalves KnuppBishop of Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul
1 May 201563.6Ordained BishopJanusz Marian Danecki, O.F.M. Conv.Titular Bishop of RegiaeAuxiliary Bishop of Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul
2 May 201562.8Ordained BishopJosé Aristeu VieiraBishop of Luz, Minas Gerais
57.5InstalledJoaquim Wladimir Lopes DiasBishop of Colatina, Espirito Santo
4 May 201588.2DiedVicente Joaquim Zico, C.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Belém do Pará
6 May 201575.0RetiredJacyr Francisco Braido, C.S.Bishop of Santos, Sao PauloBishop Emeritus
66.0AppointedEdson de Castro HomemBishop of Iguatú, Ceara
63.2AppointedAgenor Girardi, M.S.C.Bishop of União da Vitória, Parana
64.6SucceededTarcísio Scaramussa, S.D.B.Bishop of Santos, Sao Paulo
14 May 201584.8DiedGeraldo Majela (João José) de Castro, O. Praem. †Archbishop Emeritus of Montes Claros, Minas Gerais
20 May 201575.2RetiredEvangelista Alcimar Caldas Magalhães, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Alto Solimões, AmazonasBishop Emeritus
50.9AppointedPedro Cunha CruzCoadjutor Bishop of Campanha, Minas Gerais
46.0AppointedPaulo Jackson Nóbrega de SousaBishop of Garanhuns, Pernambuco
59.3SucceededAdolfo Zon Pereira, S.X.Bishop of Alto Solimões, Amazonas
27 May 201570.1AppointedGuerrino Riccardo BrusatiBishop of Janaúba, Minas Gerais
63.0AppointedPedro Carlos CipoliniBishop of Santo André, Sao Paulo
75.7RetiredJosé Nelson Westrupp, S.C.I.Bishop of Santo André, Sao PauloBishop Emeritus
10 Jun 201571.7ResignedJoão Nílton dos Santos SouzaBishop of Amargosa, BahiaBishop Emeritus
51.4AppointedTeodoro Mendes Tavares, C.S.Sp.Coadjutor Bishop of Ponta de Pedras, Para
12 Jun 201563.3InstalledAgenor Girardi, M.S.C.Bishop of União da Vitória, Parana
13 Jun 201557.1InstalledWilson Luís Angotti FilhoBishop of Taubaté, Sao Paulo
14 Jun 201562.9InstalledJosé Aristeu VieiraBishop of Luz, Minas Gerais
24 Jun 201559.6AppointedRafael BiernaskiBishop of Blumenau, Santa Catarina
53.5AppointedJoão Santos CardosoBishop of Bom Jesus da Lapa, Bahia
8 Jul 201552.1AppointedJosé Luiz Gomes de VasconcelosBishop of Sobral, Ceara
11 Jul 201550.8Ordained BishopEdson José Oriolo dos SantosTitular Bishop of SegiaAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais
15 Jul 201563.7ResignedAntônio Carlos Altieri, S.D.B.Archbishop of Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do SulArchbishop Emeritus
72.7AppointedPaulo Antônio de ContoApostolic Administrator of Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do SulBishop of Montenegro, Rio Grande do Sul
18 Jul 201546.2Ordained BishopPaulo Jackson Nóbrega de SousaBishop of Garanhuns, Pernambuco
23 Aug 201546.3InstalledPaulo Jackson Nóbrega de SousaBishop of Garanhuns, Pernambuco
29 Aug 201559.8InstalledRafael BiernaskiBishop of Blumenau, Santa Catarina
62.8ResignedJoão Francisco SalmApostolic Administrator of Blumenau, Santa CatarinaBishop of Tubarão, Santa Catarina

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