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Recent Bishop Events

DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
28 Jul 201654.5AppointedStephen ChirappanathApostolic Visitor (Visitator)
54.5AppointedStephen ChirappanathTitular Bishop of SlebteApostolic Visitor (Visitator)
49.1AppointedJoseph (Benny Mathew) SrampickalBishop of Great Britain (Syro-Malabar)
6 Aug 201663.9AppointedSalvatore PennacchioApostolic Nuncio to Poland
14 Aug 201681.6DiedRaphael Cheenath, S.V.D. †Archbishop Emeritus of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar
8 Sep 201659.9Ordained BishopBhagyaiah ChinnabathiniBishop of Guntur
21 Sep 201650.1AppointedKurian Mathew VayalunkalApostolic Nuncio to Solomon IslandsApostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea
9 Oct 201649.3Ordained BishopJoseph (Benny Mathew) SrampickalBishop of Great Britain (Syro-Malabar)
15 Oct 201665.2AppointedDominic Jala, S.D.B.Apostolic Administrator of NongstoinArchbishop of Shillong
60.7AppointedVictor LyngdohBishop of Jowai
79.9CeasedThomas Menamparampil, S.D.B.Apostolic Administrator of JowaiArchbishop Emeritus of Guwahati
18 Oct 201677.3RetiredJoseph KaithatharaBishop of GwaliorBishop Emeritus
62.8AppointedThomas Thennatt, S.A.C.Bishop of Gwalior
31 Oct 201664.0AppointedJoseph (Joy) KalathiparambilArchbishop of Verapoly
75.0RetiredFrancis KallarakalArchbishop of VerapolyArchbishop Emeritus
1 Nov 201654.8Ordained BishopStephen ChirappanathTitular Bishop of SlebteApostolic Visitor (Visitator)
18 Nov 201688.1DiedThéophane Matthew Thannickunnel, O. Praem. †Bishop Emeritus of Jabalpur
20 Nov 201660.8InstalledVictor LyngdohBishop of Jowai
22 Nov 201686.7DiedMathew VattackuzhyBishop Emeritus of Kanjirapally (Syro-Malabar)
18 Dec 201664.1InstalledJoseph (Joy) KalathiparambilArchbishop of Verapoly
20 Dec 201655.2AppointedBarthol BarrettoAuxiliary Bishop of Bombay
55.2AppointedBarthol BarrettoTitular Bishop of StrongoliAuxiliary Bishop of Bombay
68.6AppointedAllwyn D’SilvaAuxiliary Bishop of Bombay
68.6AppointedAllwyn D’SilvaTitular Bishop of DuraAuxiliary Bishop of Bombay
31 Dec 201677.7DiedPeter FernandoArchbishop Emeritus of Madurai
8 Jan 201763.1Ordained BishopThomas Thennatt, S.A.C.Bishop of Gwalior
14 Jan 201744.9AppointedThomas (Tomy) Joseph TharayilTitular Bishop of AgrippiasAuxiliary Bishop of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar)
44.9ConfirmedThomas (Tomy) Joseph TharayilAuxiliary Bishop of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar)
21 Jan 201762.8AppointedGiambattista DiquattroApostolic Nuncio to India
62.8AppointedGiambattista DiquattroApostolic Nuncio to NepalApostolic Nuncio to India
24 Jan 201766.2ResignedGeevarghese Divannasios OttathengilBishop of Puthur (Syro-Malankara)Bishop Emeritus
25 Jan 201751.9AppointedKannikadass William AntonyBishop of Mysore
76.7RetiredThomas Anthony VazhapillyBishop of MysoreBishop Emeritus
28 Jan 201755.3Ordained BishopBarthol BarrettoTitular Bishop of StrongoliAuxiliary Bishop of Bombay
68.7Ordained BishopAllwyn D’SilvaTitular Bishop of DuraAuxiliary Bishop of Bombay
27 Feb 201752.0Ordained BishopKannikadass William AntonyBishop of Mysore
11 Apr 201786.8DiedEdward FrancisBishop Emeritus of Sivagangai
23 Apr 201745.2Ordained BishopThomas (Tomy) Joseph TharayilTitular Bishop of AgrippiasAuxiliary Bishop of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar)
20 May 201778.0RetiredPeter RemigiusBishop of KottarBishop Emeritus
54.1AppointedNazarene SoosaiBishop of Kottar
14 Jun 201788.7DiedKuriakose KunnacherryArchbishop Emeritus of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar)
19 Jun 201781.1DiedIvan Cornelius DiasCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
29 Jun 201754.2Ordained BishopNazarene SoosaiBishop of Kottar
22 Jul 201762.4AppointedPeter Sebastian GoveasBishop of BettiahBishop-Elect


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