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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
22 Feb 201473.4AppointedLorenzo BaldisseriCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Anselmo all’AventinoCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
73.4Elevated to CardinalLorenzo BaldisseriCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
8 Mar 201460.6AppointedPedro López QuintanaApostolic Nuncio to Lithuania
19 Mar 201454.6AppointedFrancis Serrao, S.J.Bishop of Shimoga
22 Mar 201460.7AppointedPedro López QuintanaApostolic Nuncio to EstoniaApostolic Nuncio to Lithuania
60.7AppointedPedro López QuintanaApostolic Nuncio to LatviaApostolic Nuncio to Lithuania
23 Mar 201454.8Ordained BishopAlex Joseph VadakumthalaBishop of Kannur
25 Mar 201467.8InstalledBosco PuthurBishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne (Syro-Malabarese), Australia
25 Apr 201450.7AppointedPaul SimickVicar Apostolic of Nepal
50.7AppointedPaul SimickTitular Bishop of MaturbaVicar Apostolic of Nepal
6 May 201453.1AppointedTelesphore Bilung, S.V.D.Auxiliary Bishop of Ranchi
53.1AppointedTelesphore Bilung, S.V.D.Titular Bishop of RutaboAuxiliary Bishop of Ranchi
7 May 201464.7ResignedHenry D’SouzaApostolic Administrator of ShimogaBishop of Bellary
54.7Ordained BishopFrancis Serrao, S.J.Bishop of Shimoga
11 May 201473.6InstalledLorenzo BaldisseriCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Anselmo all’AventinoCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
2 Jun 201490.3DiedDuraisamy Simon LourdusamyCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
29 Jun 201450.9Ordained BishopPaul SimickTitular Bishop of MaturbaVicar Apostolic of Nepal
1 Jul 201461.3ResignedFrancis Assisi ChullikattApostolic Nuncio to United NationsApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
9 Jul 201453.7AppointedTheodore Mascarenhas, S.F.X.Auxiliary Bishop of Ranchi
53.7AppointedTheodore Mascarenhas, S.F.X.Titular Bishop of LysiniaAuxiliary Bishop of Ranchi
11 Jul 201449.9AppointedIgnatius D’SouzaBishop of Bareilly
78.0RetiredAnthony FernandesBishop of BareillyBishop Emeritus
52.9AppointedCajetan Francis OstaBishop of Muzaffarpur
77.4RetiredJohn Baptist Thakur, S.J.Bishop of MuzaffarpurBishop Emeritus
24 Jul 201457.8AppointedJohn "Joy" AlappatAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Chicago (Syro-Malabarese), Illinois, USA
57.8AppointedJohn "Joy" AlappatTitular Bishop of BencennaAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Chicago (Syro-Malabarese), Illinois, USA
26 Jul 201475.3RetiredPeter FernandoArchbishop of MaduraiArchbishop Emeritus
64.8AppointedAntony PappusamyArchbishop of Madurai
30 Jul 201475.0RetiredAgnelo Rufino GraciasAuxiliary Bishop of BombayAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
31 Jul 201453.6AppointedEphrem NariculamBishop of Chanda (Syro-Malabarese)
75.9RetiredVijay Anand Nedumpuram, C.M.I.Bishop of Chanda (Syro-Malabarese)Bishop Emeritus
27 Aug 201468.7ResignedMatthew Vaniakizhakel, C.V.Bishop of Satna (Syro-Malabarese)Bishop Emeritus
29 Aug 201468.2AppointedGeorge NjaralakattArchbishop of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese)
76.0RetiredGeorge ValiamattamArchbishop of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese)Archbishop Emeritus
30 Aug 201453.4Ordained BishopTelesphore Bilung, S.V.D.Titular Bishop of RutaboAuxiliary Bishop of Ranchi
53.8Ordained BishopTheodore Mascarenhas, S.F.X.Titular Bishop of LysiniaAuxiliary Bishop of Ranchi
27 Sep 201458.0Ordained BishopJohn "Joy" AlappatTitular Bishop of BencennaAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Chicago (Syro-Malabarese), Illinois, USA
4 Oct 201450.2Ordained BishopIgnatius D’SouzaBishop of Bareilly
16 Oct 201486.5DiedPatrick Paul D’SouzaBishop Emeritus of Varanasi
22 Oct 201453.2Ordained BishopCajetan Francis OstaBishop of Muzaffarpur
24 Oct 201453.9Ordained BishopEphrem NariculamBishop of Chanda (Syro-Malabarese)

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