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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
15 Feb 201850.0AppointedWaldemar Stanisław SommertagApostolic Nuncio to NicaraguaApostolic Nuncio to Sénégal
50.0AppointedWaldemar Stanisław SommertagTitular Archbishop of Traiectum ad MosamApostolic Nuncio to Sénégal
27 Feb 201857.7AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Saint Lucia, AntillesSecretary of the Dicastery for Evangelization
57.7AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Grenada, AntillesSecretary of the Dicastery for Evangelization
57.7AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Bahamas, AntillesSecretary of the Dicastery for Evangelization
9 Mar 201857.8AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Suriname, AntillesSecretary of the Dicastery for Evangelization
19 Mar 201850.1Ordained BishopWaldemar Stanisław SommertagTitular Archbishop of Traiectum ad MosamApostolic Nuncio to Sénégal
3 Jun 201892.3DiedMiguel Obando Bravo, S.D.B. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Managua
8 Sep 201858.3AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Belize, AntillesSecretary of the Dicastery for Evangelization
29 Jun 201954.1AppointedRené Sócrates Sándigo JirónBishop of León en Nicaragua
77.6RetiredCésar Bosco Vivas RobeloBishop of León en NicaraguaBishop Emeritus
24 Aug 201954.3InstalledRené Sócrates Sándigo JirónBishop of León en Nicaragua
5 Jan 202072.4DiedDavid Albin Zywiec Sidor, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Siuna
9 Jan 202076.0AppointedPablo Ervin Schmitz Simon, O.F.M. Cap.Apostolic Administrator of SiunaBishop Emeritus of Bluefields
23 Jun 202078.6DiedCésar Bosco Vivas RobeloBishop Emeritus of León en Nicaragua
24 Sep 202055.6AppointedMarcial Humberto Guzmán SaballoBishop of Juigalpa
12 Nov 202076.9RetiredPablo Ervin Schmitz Simon, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of BluefieldsBishop Emeritus
57.0AppointedFrancisco José Tigerino DávilaBishop of Bluefields
5 Dec 202055.8Ordained BishopMarcial Humberto Guzmán SaballoBishop of Juigalpa
23 Jan 202157.2Ordained BishopFrancisco José Tigerino DávilaBishop of Bluefields
8 Apr 202151.0AppointedIsidoro del Carmen Mora OrtegaBishop of Siuna
26 Jun 202151.3Ordained BishopIsidoro del Carmen Mora OrtegaBishop of Siuna
77.5CeasedPablo Ervin Schmitz Simon, O.F.M. Cap.Apostolic Administrator of SiunaBishop Emeritus of Bluefields
6 Jul 202154.6AppointedRolando José Álvarez LagosApostolic Administrator of EsteliBishop of Matagalpa
75.0RetiredJuan Abelardo Mata Guevara, S.D.B.Bishop of EsteliBishop Emeritus
17 Dec 202161.6AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuPermanent Observer to United Nations Office and Specialized Agencies in GenevaSecretary of the Dicastery for Evangelization
6 Mar 202254.0CeasedWaldemar Stanisław SommertagApostolic Nuncio to NicaraguaApostolic Nuncio to Sénégal
6 Sep 202254.5AppointedWaldemar Stanisław SommertagApostolic Nuncio to Sénégal
54.5AppointedWaldemar Stanisław SommertagApostolic Nuncio to Cape VerdeApostolic Nuncio to Sénégal
54.5AppointedWaldemar Stanisław SommertagApostolic Nuncio to Guinea-BissauApostolic Nuncio to Sénégal
54.5AppointedWaldemar Stanisław SommertagApostolic Nuncio to MauritaniaApostolic Nuncio to Sénégal
15 Mar 202362.8AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuSecretary of the Dicastery for Evangelization

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