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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
23 Jun 201562.9ResignedFrancisco González Hernández, O.P.Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Maldonado, PeruVicar Apostolic Emeritus
45.4SucceededDavid Martínez De Aguirre Guinea, O.P.Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Maldonado, Peru
1 Jul 201581.7DiedVictor de la Peña Pérez, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Requena, Peru
20 Jul 201571.6ResignedFrancisco-Javier LozanoApostolic Nuncio to RomaniaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
71.6ResignedFrancisco-Javier LozanoApostolic Nuncio to Moldova, Republic ofApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Romania
28 Jul 201567.1AppointedSalvador Giménez VallsBishop of Lleida
75.8RetiredJuan Piris FrígolaBishop of LleidaBishop Emeritus
1 Aug 201552.7AppointedAlberto Ortega MartínApostolic Nuncio to Jordan
52.7AppointedAlberto Ortega MartínApostolic Nuncio to IraqApostolic Nuncio to Jordan
52.7AppointedAlberto Ortega MartínTitular Archbishop of MidilaApostolic Nuncio to Jordan
29 Aug 201586.7DiedCarlos María Ariz Bolea, C.M.F. †Bishop Emeritus of Colón-Kuna Yala, Panama
16 Sep 201575.1RetiredJosé Gonzalez AlonsoBishop of Cajazeiras, Paraiba, BrazilBishop Emeritus
20 Sep 201567.3InstalledSalvador Giménez VallsBishop of Lleida
24 Sep 201576.3RetiredAntonio Arregui YarzaArchbishop of Guayaquil, EcuadorArchbishop Emeritus
10 Oct 201552.9Ordained BishopAlberto Ortega MartínTitular Archbishop of MidilaApostolic Nuncio to Jordan
11 Oct 201573.4InstalledRicardo Blázquez PérezCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in VallicellaCardinal, Archbishop of Valladolid
14 Oct 201576.4RetiredJosé Ángel Divassón Cilveti, S.D.B.Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Ayacucho, VenezuelaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
18 Oct 201571.6InstalledJosé Luis Lacunza Maestrojuán, O.A.R.Cardinal-Priest of San Giuseppe da CopertinoCardinal, Bishop of David, Panama
30 Oct 201575.3RetiredFrancisco Gil HellínArchbishop of BurgosArchbishop Emeritus
71.2AppointedFidel Herráez VegasArchbishop of Burgos
6 Nov 201578.5RetiredLluís Martínez SistachArchbishop of BarcelonaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
69.5AppointedJuan José Omella OmellaArchbishop of Barcelona
18 Nov 201575.2RetiredCamilo Lorenzo IglesiasBishop of AstorgaBishop Emeritus
58.8AppointedJuan Antonio Menéndez FernándezBishop of Astorga
28 Nov 201571.3InstalledFidel Herráez VegasArchbishop of Burgos
5 Dec 201560.0AppointedMiguel Maury BuendíaApostolic Nuncio to Romania
11 Dec 201575.2RetiredRutilio del Riego JáñezAuxiliary Bishop of San Bernardino, California, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
22 Dec 201579.8RetiredFélix Lázaro Martinez, Sch. P.Bishop of Ponce, Puerto RicoBishop Emeritus
26 Dec 201569.6InstalledJuan José Omella OmellaArchbishop of Barcelona
3 Jan 201692.9DiedAlberto Iniesta JiménezAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Madrid
8 Jan 201675.8RetiredMiguel José Asurmendi Aramendia, S.D.B.Bishop of VitoriaBishop Emeritus
55.5AppointedJuan Carlos Elizalde EspinalBishop of VitoriaBishop-Elect
25 Jan 201660.1AppointedMiguel Maury BuendíaApostolic Nuncio to Moldova, Republic ofApostolic Nuncio to Romania
29 Jan 201663.6AppointedMiguel Ángel Ayuso Guixot, M.C.C.I.Titular Bishop of LupercianaSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue
2 Feb 201659.4AppointedManuel Nin, O.S.B.Apostolic Exarch of Greece (Greek)
59.4AppointedManuel Nin, O.S.B.Titular Bishop of CarcabiaApostolic Exarch of Greece (Greek)
12 Mar 201655.7Ordained BishopJuan Carlos Elizalde EspinalBishop of VitoriaBishop-Elect

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