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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
23 Jul 201365.2AppointedLuis Armando Tineo RiveraBishop of Carora
30 Aug 201355.7AppointedJosé Luis Azuaje AyalaBishop of Barinas
76.6RetiredRamón Antonio Linares SandovalBishop of BarinasBishop Emeritus
13 Sep 201363.5Ordained BishopAlfredo Enrique Torres RondónTitular Bishop of SassuraAuxiliary Bishop of Mérida
15 Oct 201358.7AppointedPietro ParolinCardinal, Secretary of State
26 Oct 201359.1AppointedAldo GiordanoApostolic Nuncio to Venezuela
59.1AppointedAldo GiordanoTitular Archbishop of TamadaApostolic Nuncio to Venezuela
30 Oct 201371.2DiedJoaquín José Morón HidalgoBishop of Acarigua-Araure
31 Oct 201376.8AppointedRamón Antonio Linares SandovalApostolic Administrator of Acarigua-AraureBishop Emeritus of Barinas
30 Nov 201351.1AppointedRaúl Biord Castillo, S.D.B.Bishop of La Guaira
14 Dec 201359.3Ordained BishopAldo GiordanoTitular Archbishop of TamadaApostolic Nuncio to Venezuela
20 Jan 201475.5RetiredCésar Ramón Ortega HerreraBishop of BarcelonaBishop Emeritus
8 Feb 201451.2Ordained BishopRaúl Biord Castillo, S.D.B.Bishop of La Guaira
18 Feb 201474.1AppointedRoberto Lückert LeónApostolic Administrator of Punto FijoArchbishop of Coro
22 Feb 201459.0AppointedPietro ParolinCardinal-Priest of Santi Simone e Giuda Taddeo a Torre AngelaCardinal, Secretary of State
59.0Elevated to CardinalPietro ParolinCardinal, Secretary of State
5 Mar 201462.0AppointedReinaldo del Prette LissotApostolic Administrator of San Carlos de VenezuelaArchbishop of Valencia en Venezuela
17 Apr 201449.8AppointedJosé Trinidad Fernández AnguloAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
49.8AppointedJosé Trinidad Fernández AnguloTitular Bishop of PumentumAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
26 May 201469.4AppointedFelipe González González, O.F.M. Cap.Vicar Apostolic of Caroní
7 Jun 201467.3DiedJuan María Leonardi VillasmilBishop of Punto Fijo
28 Jun 201496.6DiedAntonio José Ramírez SalaverríaBishop Emeritus of Maturín
2 Jul 201459.4AppointedPietro ParolinMember of the Council of CardinalsCardinal, Secretary of State
6 Jul 201450.1Ordained BishopJosé Trinidad Fernández AnguloTitular Bishop of PumentumAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
11 Jul 201457.9AppointedJorge Anibal Quintero ChacónBishop of Barcelona
16 Aug 201469.6InstalledFelipe González González, O.F.M. Cap.Vicar Apostolic of Caroní
11 Oct 201459.7InstalledPietro ParolinCardinal-Priest of Santi Simone e Giuda Taddeo a Torre AngelaCardinal, Secretary of State
13 Oct 201470.5DiedJosé Hernán Sánchez PorrasBishop of Venezuela, Military
10 Nov 201457.1ResignedJesús Tomás Zárraga ColmenaresBishop of San Carlos de VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
21 Feb 201554.9AppointedEdgar Peña ParraApostolic Nuncio to Mozambique
Mar 201575.0ResignedAndré Pierre Louis DupuyApostolic Nuncio to NetherlandsApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
7 Apr 201554.9AppointedErnesto José Romero Rivas, O.F.M. Cap.Vicar Apostolic of Tucupita
54.9AppointedErnesto José Romero Rivas, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of Nova SparsaVicar Apostolic of Tucupita
17 Apr 201547.6AppointedJuan de Dios Peña RojasBishop of El Vigia-San Carlos del Zulia
8 Jun 201552.5AppointedBenito Adán Méndez BracamonteBishop of Venezuela, Military
4 Jul 201547.9Ordained BishopJuan de Dios Peña RojasBishop of El Vigia-San Carlos del Zulia
10 Jul 201552.6Ordained BishopBenito Adán Méndez BracamonteBishop of Venezuela, Military
12 Jul 201555.2Ordained BishopErnesto José Romero Rivas, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of Nova SparsaVicar Apostolic of Tucupita

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