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El Salvador

Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
27 Dec 200849.7AppointedJosé Luis Escobar AlasArchbishop of San Salvador
76.1RetiredFernando Sáenz LacalleArchbishop of San SalvadorArchbishop Emeritus
14 Feb 200949.9InstalledJosé Luis Escobar AlasArchbishop of San Salvador
18 Jun 200967.7AppointedGiacinto BerlocoApostolic Nuncio to Belgium
3 Jul 200971.2AppointedManuel Monteiro de CastroSecretary of the Congregation for BishopsCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
24 Jul 200967.8AppointedGiacinto BerlocoApostolic Nuncio to LuxembourgApostolic Nuncio to Belgium
21 Oct 200971.5AppointedManuel Monteiro de CastroSecretary of the College of CardinalsCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
12 Dec 200947.3AppointedJosé Elías Rauda Gutiérrez, O.F.M.Bishop of San Vicente
21 Jan 201190.6DiedEmanuele GeradaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Ireland
8 Oct 201150.3AppointedFabio Reynaldo Colindres AbarcaApostolic Administrator of SonsonateBishop of El Salvador, Military
75.0RetiredJosé Adolfo Mojica MoralesBishop of SonsonateBishop Emeritus
5 Jan 201273.7AppointedManuel Monteiro de CastroMajor Penitentiary of the Apostolic PenitentiaryCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus
18 Feb 201273.8AppointedManuel Monteiro de CastroCardinal-Deacon of San Domenico di GuzmanCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
73.8Elevated to CardinalManuel Monteiro de CastroCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
2 Mar 201275.4DiedJosé Adolfo Mojica MoralesBishop Emeritus of Sonsonate
22 Apr 201274.0InstalledManuel Monteiro de CastroCardinal-Deacon of San Domenico di GuzmanCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
11 Jun 201248.4AppointedConstantino Barrera MoralesBishop of Sonsonate
4 Aug 201248.6Ordained BishopConstantino Barrera MoralesBishop of Sonsonate
51.1CeasedFabio Reynaldo Colindres AbarcaApostolic Administrator of SonsonateBishop of El Salvador, Military
17 Nov 201266.5AppointedLuigi PezzutoApostolic Nuncio to Bosnia-Herzegovina
66.5AppointedLuigi PezzutoApostolic Nuncio to MontenegroApostolic Nuncio to Bosnia-Herzegovina
22 Feb 201356.5AppointedLéon Kalenga BadikebeleApostolic Nuncio to El Salvador
13 Apr 201356.7AppointedLéon Kalenga BadikebeleApostolic Nuncio to Belize, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to El Salvador
21 Sep 201375.4RetiredManuel Monteiro de CastroMajor Penitentiary of the Apostolic PenitentiaryCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus
10 Mar 201480.6DiedFrancesco De NittisApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Uruguay
23 May 201597.7BeatifiedBl. Oscar Arnulfo Romero y GaldamezArchbishop of San Salvador
4 Jan 201677.8RetiredRodrigo Orlando Cabrera CuéllarBishop of Santiago de MaríaBishop Emeritus
53.9AppointedWilliam Ernesto Iraheta RiveraBishop of Santiago de María
16 Jan 201669.7AppointedLuigi PezzutoApostolic Nuncio to MonacoApostolic Nuncio to Bosnia-Herzegovina
9 Feb 201660.7AppointedMiguel Ángel Morán AquinoBishop of Santa Ana
75.9RetiredRomeo Tovar Astorga, O.F.M.Bishop of Santa AnaBishop Emeritus
12 Mar 201654.1Ordained BishopWilliam Ernesto Iraheta RiveraBishop of Santiago de María
27 May 201694.6DiedGirolamo PrigioneApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to México

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