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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
26 Mar 201474.9AppointedManfred GrotheApostolic Administrator of LimburgAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus 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 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 201470.3ResignedJohn 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
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

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