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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
23 Sep 201356.8AppointedMartin KrebsApostolic Nuncio to Fiji, Pacific (Oceania)Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
56.8AppointedMartin KrebsApostolic Nuncio to Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
56.8AppointedMartin KrebsApostolic Nuncio to Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania)Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
27 Sep 201394.6DiedErnst GuttingAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Speyer
10 Oct 201378.8DiedGeorg WeinholdAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen)
21 Nov 201374.9RetiredRainer KlugAuxiliary Bishop of Freiburg im BreisgauAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
28 Nov 201387.2DiedMax Georg von TwickelAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Münster
18 Jan 201457.2AppointedMartin KrebsApostolic Nuncio to Tonga, Pacific (Oceania)Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
24 Jan 201446.9AppointedHerwig GösslAuxiliary Bishop of Bamberg
46.9AppointedHerwig GösslTitular Bishop of BaleciumAuxiliary Bishop of Bamberg
4 Feb 201486.7DiedHubert LutheBishop Emeritus of Essen
22 Feb 201466.1AppointedGerhard Ludwig MüllerCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Agnese in AgoneCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
66.1Elevated to CardinalGerhard Ludwig MüllerCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
28 Feb 201480.1RetiredJoachim MeisnerArchbishop of Köln {Cologne}Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
6 Mar 201476.4RetiredWerner Franz Siebenbrock, S.V.D.Bishop of Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
8 Mar 201460.4AppointedReinhard MarxCoordinator of the Secretariat for the EconomyCardinal, Archbishop of München und Freising {Munich}
14 Mar 201476.6RetiredFranz VorrathAuxiliary Bishop of EssenAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
65.7AppointedWilhelm ZimmermannAuxiliary Bishop of Essen
65.7AppointedWilhelm ZimmermannTitular Bishop of BendaAuxiliary Bishop of Essen
15 Mar 201447.0Ordained BishopHerwig GösslTitular Bishop of BaleciumAuxiliary Bishop of Bamberg
19 Mar 201475.0RetiredPeter Marzinkowski, C.S.Sp.Bishop of Alindao, Central African RepublicBishop Emeritus
21 Mar 201475.2RetiredWerner ThissenArchbishop of HamburgArchbishop Emeritus
26 Mar 201474.9AppointedManfred GrotheApostolic Administrator of LimburgAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn
85.8DiedWolfgang KirchgässnerAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Freiburg im Breisgau
54.3ResignedFranz-Peter Tebartz-van ElstBishop of LimburgBishop Emeritus
4 Apr 201448.8AppointedStefan Oster, S.D.B.Bishop of Passau
3 May 201457.5AppointedMartin KrebsApostolic Nuncio to Marshall Islands, Pacific (Oceania)Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
57.5AppointedMartin KrebsApostolic Nuncio to Nauru, Pacific (Oceania)Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
24 May 201448.9Ordained BishopStefan Oster, S.D.B.Bishop of Passau
30 May 201452.0AppointedStephan BurgerArchbishop of Freiburg im Breisgau
29 Jun 201452.1Ordained BishopStephan BurgerArchbishop of Freiburg im Breisgau
66.0Ordained BishopWilhelm ZimmermannTitular Bishop of BendaAuxiliary Bishop of Essen
5 Jul 201494.4DiedJohn Jobst, S.A.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Broome, Australia
11 Jul 201457.8AppointedRainer Maria WoelkiCardinal, Archbishop of Köln {Cologne}
14 Sep 201466.7InstalledGerhard Ludwig MüllerCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Agnese in AgoneCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
19 Sep 201457.1AppointedUlrich NeymeyrBishop of Erfurt
20 Sep 201458.0InstalledRainer Maria WoelkiCardinal, Archbishop of Köln {Cologne}
1 Nov 201487.9DiedAlberto Johannes Först, O. Carm. †Bishop Emeritus of Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
4 Nov 201470.3ResignedJohn BuraApostolic Administrator of Saint Josaphat in Parma (Ukrainian), USAAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USA
15 Nov 201467.5AppointedHeinz Wilhelm Steckling, O.M.I.Bishop of Ciudad del Este, Paraguay
22 Nov 201457.2InstalledUlrich NeymeyrBishop of Erfurt
21 Dec 201467.6Ordained BishopHeinz Wilhelm Steckling, O.M.I.Bishop of Ciudad del Este, Paraguay

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