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Recent Bishop Events

DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
28 Aug 201775.2RetiredGiuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Nuncio to IsraelApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
75.2RetiredGiuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and PalestineApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
75.2RetiredGiuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Nuncio to CyprusApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
28 Oct 201759.7AppointedPaul TigheSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Culture
30 Nov 201775.7RetiredRobert Patrick Ellison, C.S.Sp.Bishop of Banjul, GambiaBishop Emeritus
11 Dec 201771.5AppointedBrendan KellyBishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh
3 Jan 201863.1AppointedDermot Pius FarrellBishop of Ossory
11 Feb 201871.7InstalledBrendan KellyBishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh
12 Feb 201876.3RetiredMichael Gregory Campbell, O.S.A.Bishop of Lancaster, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
11 Mar 201863.3Ordained BishopDermot Pius FarrellBishop of Ossory
19 Mar 201880.0DiedKeith Michael Patrick O’BrienCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh, Scotland, Great Britain
26 Mar 201878.1AppointedPhilip Boyce, O.C.D.Apostolic Administrator of DromoreBishop Emeritus of Raphoe
69.1ResignedJohn McAreaveyBishop of DromoreBishop Emeritus
3 Apr 201875.2RetiredThomas John CurryAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
18 May 201882.2DiedChristopher JonesBishop Emeritus of Elphin
18 Jun 201850.9AppointedThomas DeenihanBishop of Meath
78.0RetiredMichael SmithBishop of MeathBishop Emeritus
29 Jul 201884.9DiedFiachra Ó Ceallaigh, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Dublin
2 Sep 201851.1Ordained BishopThomas DeenihanBishop of Meath
21 Sep 201875.7ResignedGiuseppe LeanzaApostolic Nuncio to Czech RepublicApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
10 Oct 201887.3DiedLaurence ForristalBishop Emeritus of Ossory
8 Dec 201867.0AppointedLawrence DuffyBishop of Clogher
31 Dec 201874.7ResignedPhilip Leo O’ReillyBishop of KilmoreBishop Emeritus
4 Feb 201976.5RetiredSéamus CunninghamBishop of Hexham and Newcastle, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
10 Feb 201967.2Ordained BishopLawrence DuffyBishop of Clogher
14 Feb 201971.4AppointedKevin Joseph FarrellChamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic ChamberCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life
8 Apr 201979.4RetiredJohn BuckleyBishop of Cork and RossBishop Emeritus
53.2AppointedFintan GavinBishop of Cork and Ross
15 Apr 201979.2CeasedPhilip Boyce, O.C.D.Apostolic Administrator of DromoreBishop Emeritus of Raphoe
57.4AppointedEamon MartinApostolic Administrator of DromoreArchbishop of Armagh
30 Apr 201975.6RetiredWilliam Matthew Slattery, O.F.M.Archbishop of Pretoria, South AfricaArchbishop Emeritus
75.6RetiredWilliam Matthew Slattery, O.F.M.Bishop of South Africa, MilitaryArchbishop Emeritus of Pretoria, South Africa
1 May 201973.8ResignedPatrick Joseph McGrathBishop of San Jose in California, USABishop Emeritus
7 May 201954.0AppointedMichael RouterAuxiliary Bishop of Armagh
54.0AppointedMichael RouterTitular Bishop of LugmadAuxiliary Bishop of Armagh
27 Jun 201975.0RetiredRaymond W. FieldAuxiliary Bishop of DublinAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
30 Jun 201953.4Ordained BishopFintan GavinBishop of Cork and Ross
11 Jul 201975.1RetiredThomas Matthew Burns, S.M.Bishop of Menevia, Wales, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
73.1AppointedGeorge StackApostolic Administrator of Menevia, Wales, Great BritainArchbishop of Cardiff, Wales, Great Britain
16 Jul 201949.0AppointedMichael DuignanBishop of ClonfertBishop-Elect
80.7RetiredJohn KirbyBishop of ClonfertBishop Emeritus
21 Jul 201954.2Ordained BishopMichael RouterTitular Bishop of LugmadAuxiliary Bishop of Armagh
20 Sep 201979.6DiedSéamus HegartyBishop Emeritus of Derry
13 Oct 201949.2Ordained BishopMichael DuignanBishop of ClonfertBishop-Elect


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