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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
20 Sep 201448.1ResignedStefan Heße (Hesse)Administrator of Köln {Cologne}Archbishop of Hamburg
58.0InstalledRainer 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 201470.3CeasedJohn 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
26 Jan 201548.4AppointedStefan Heße (Hesse)Archbishop of Hamburg
10 Feb 201586.8DiedKarl Josef Becker, S.J. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Giuliano Martire
14 Feb 201580.8AppointedKarl-Josef RauberCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Antonio di Padova a Circonvallazione AppiaCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Belgium
80.8Elevated to CardinalKarl-Josef RauberCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Belgium
21 Feb 201588.5DiedBernardo Enrique Witte, O.M.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Concepción, Argentina
14 Mar 201548.6Ordained BishopStefan Heße (Hesse)Archbishop of Hamburg
24 Apr 201557.8AppointedJosef GrafAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg
57.8AppointedJosef GrafTitular Bishop of Inis CathaigAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg
20 May 201588.5DiedManfred MüllerBishop Emeritus of Regensburg
75.0RetiredNorbert WerbsAuxiliary Bishop of HamburgAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
5 Jun 201571.2ResignedManfred MelzerAuxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
7 Jun 201557.9Ordained BishopJosef GrafTitular Bishop of Inis CathaigAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg
8 Jun 201560.9AppointedHeiner KochArchbishop of Berlin
13 Jun 201581.1InstalledKarl-Josef RauberCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Antonio di Padova a Circonvallazione AppiaCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Belgium
15 Jul 201548.3AppointedUdo Markus BentzAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz
48.3AppointedUdo Markus BentzTitular Bishop of SitaAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz
76.2RetiredManfred GrotheAuxiliary Bishop of PaderbornAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
56.0AppointedDominicus (Michael) Meier, O.S.B.Auxiliary Bishop of Paderborn
56.0AppointedDominicus (Michael) Meier, O.S.B.Titular Bishop of Castro di SardegnaAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn
19 Sep 201561.2InstalledHeiner KochArchbishop of Berlin
20 Sep 201548.5Ordained BishopUdo Markus BentzTitular Bishop of SitaAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz
27 Sep 201556.2Ordained BishopDominicus (Michael) Meier, O.S.B.Titular Bishop of Castro di SardegnaAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn
8 Dec 201575.1RetiredHeinrich MussinghoffBishop of AachenBishop Emeritus
11 Dec 201563.5AppointedRolf SteinhäuserAuxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}
63.5AppointedRolf SteinhäuserTitular Bishop of ThuburnicaAuxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}
10 Jan 201663.6Ordained BishopRolf SteinhäuserTitular Bishop of ThuburnicaAuxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}
29 Apr 201663.6AppointedHeinrich TimmereversBishop of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen)
16 May 201680.0RetiredKarl LehmannBishop of MainzCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
1 Jul 201655.2AppointedGeorg BätzingBishop of Limburg
27 Aug 201664.0InstalledHeinrich TimmereversBishop of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen)
1 Sep 201669.1CeasedJosef ClemensSecretary of the Pontifical Council for the LaitySecretary Emeritus
18 Sep 201655.4Ordained BishopGeorg BätzingBishop of Limburg
77.4CeasedManfred GrotheApostolic Administrator of LimburgAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Paderborn
23 Sep 201654.3AppointedHelmut Karl DieserBishop of Aachen

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