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Recent Bishop Events

DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
22 Nov 201383.3DiedPierre Jacques Joatton, Ist. del Prado †Bishop Emeritus of Saint-Etienne
12 Dec 201356.6AppointedFrancis Victor BestionBishop of Tulle
75.4RetiredBernard Louis Marie CharrierBishop of TulleBishop Emeritus
19 Dec 201355.0AppointedJean-Marc Noël AvelineAuxiliary Bishop of Marseille
55.0AppointedJean-Marc Noël AvelineTitular Bishop of SimidiccaAuxiliary Bishop of Marseille
12 Jan 201477.3DiedFrancis Joseph Pierre DeniauBishop Emeritus of Nevers
21 Jan 201475.2RetiredPhilippe Jean Marie Joseph GueneleyBishop of LangresBishop Emeritus
55.0AppointedJoseph-Marie-Edouard de Metz-NoblatBishop of Langres
26 Jan 201455.1Ordained BishopJean-Marc Noël AvelineTitular Bishop of SimidiccaAuxiliary Bishop of Marseille
11 Feb 201489.0DiedLéon HégeléAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Strasbourg
20 Feb 201450.3AppointedOlivier Claude Philippe Marie LeborgneBishop of Amiens
23 Feb 201456.8Ordained BishopFrancis Victor BestionBishop of Tulle
6 Mar 201467.8AppointedAndré MarceauBishop of Nice
8 Mar 201469.5AppointedJean-Pierre Bernard RicardMember of the Secretariat for the EconomyCardinal, Archbishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas)
16 Mar 201455.1Ordained BishopJoseph-Marie-Edouard de Metz-NoblatBishop of Langres
3 Apr 2014390.9CanonizedSt. François de Laval de MontmorencyBishop Emeritus of Québec, Canada
4 Apr 201463.0AppointedMichel Christian Alain AupetitBishop of Nanterre
54.1AppointedPierre-Yves MichelBishop of Valence (-Die-Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux)
6 Apr 201450.4Ordained BishopOlivier Claude Philippe Marie LeborgneBishop of Amiens
27 Apr 2014132.4CanonizedSt. Angelo Giuseppe RoncalliPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
4 May 201463.1InstalledMichel Christian Alain AupetitBishop of Nanterre
11 May 201468.0InstalledAndré MarceauBishop of Nice
76.4ResignedGuy Marie Alexandre ThomazeauApostolic Administrator of NiceArchbishop Emeritus of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières)
12 May 201475.5AppointedPhilippe Jean Marie Joseph GueneleyApostolic Administrator of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon)Bishop Emeritus of Langres
29 May 201454.3Ordained BishopPierre-Yves MichelBishop of Valence (-Die-Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux)
12 Jun 201471.2AppointedJean-Louis Pierre TauranCardinal-Priest of Sant’Apollinare alle Terme Neroniane-AlessandrineCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue
18 Jun 201474.6RetiredMichel Pierre Marie MouïsseBishop of Périgueux (-Sarlat)Bishop Emeritus
59.1AppointedPhilippe MoussetBishop of Périgueux (-Sarlat)
3 Jul 201484.3DiedGuy Étienne Germain Gaucher, O.C.D. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bayeux (-Lisieux)
59.0AppointedJean-Paul GuschingBishop of Verdun
74.8RetiredFrançois Paul Marie MaupuBishop of VerdunBishop Emeritus
11 Jul 201470.9AppointedJoseph Koerber, C.S.Sp.Vicar Apostolic of Makokou, Gabon
70.9AppointedJoseph Koerber, C.S.Sp.Titular Bishop of SiccennaVicar Apostolic of Makokou, Gabon
14 Sep 201459.3InstalledPhilippe MoussetBishop of Périgueux (-Sarlat)
21 Sep 201459.2Ordained BishopJean-Paul GuschingBishop of Verdun
11 Oct 201463.0ResignedMichel Christian Cartatéguy, S.M.A.Archbishop of Niamey, NigerArchbishop Emeritus
18 Oct 201460.1AppointedNorbert José Henri TuriniBishop of Perpignan-Elne
26 Oct 201471.1Ordained BishopJoseph Koerber, C.S.Sp.Titular Bishop of SiccennaVicar Apostolic of Makokou, Gabon
18 Jan 201560.4InstalledNorbert José Henri TuriniBishop of Perpignan-Elne


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