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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
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
4 Aug 201564.0AppointedFernando José Castro AguayoBishop of Margarita
10 Aug 201547.7AppointedJuan Carlos Bravo SalazarBishop of Acarigua-Araure
10 Oct 201564.1InstalledFernando José Castro AguayoBishop of Margarita
14 Oct 201576.4RetiredJosé Ángel Divassón Cilveti, S.D.B.Vicar Apostolic of Puerto AyacuchoVicar Apostolic Emeritus
63.0AppointedJonny Eduardo Reyes Sequera, S.D.B.Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Ayacucho
63.0AppointedJonny Eduardo Reyes Sequera, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of CanapiumVicar Apostolic of Puerto Ayacucho
24 Oct 201547.9Ordained BishopJuan Carlos Bravo SalazarBishop of Acarigua-Araure
31 Oct 201547.9InstalledJuan Carlos Bravo SalazarBishop of Acarigua-Araure
78.8CeasedRamón Antonio Linares SandovalApostolic Administrator of Acarigua-AraureBishop Emeritus of Barinas
3 Dec 201556.4AppointedPablo Modesto González Pérez, S.D.B.Bishop of Guasdualito
10 Jan 201663.2Ordained BishopJonny Eduardo Reyes Sequera, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of CanapiumVicar Apostolic of Puerto Ayacucho
6 Feb 201656.6Ordained BishopPablo Modesto González Pérez, S.D.B.Bishop of Guasdualito
11 Mar 201654.2AppointedVictor Hugo BasabeBishop of San Felipe
71.7ResignedNelson Antonio Martinez RustBishop of San FelipeBishop Emeritus
19 Mar 201651.1AppointedFrancisco Escalante MolinaApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Republic of
51.1AppointedFrancisco Escalante MolinaTitular Archbishop of GratianaApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Republic of
8 Apr 201648.6AppointedPolito Rodríguez MéndezBishop of San Carlos de VenezuelaBishop-Elect
27 Apr 201660.4AppointedEnrique José Parravano Marino, S.D.B.Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de VenezuelaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
60.4AppointedEnrique José Parravano Marino, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of IsolaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
21 May 201654.4Ordained BishopVictor Hugo BasabeBishop of San Felipe
51.3AppointedFrancisco Escalante MolinaApostolic Nuncio to GabonApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Republic of
28 May 201651.3Ordained BishopFrancisco Escalante MolinaTitular Archbishop of GratianaApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Republic of
18 Jun 201648.8Ordained BishopPolito Rodríguez MéndezBishop of San Carlos de VenezuelaBishop-Elect
25 Jun 201664.3CeasedReinaldo del Prette LissotApostolic Administrator of San Carlos de VenezuelaArchbishop of Valencia en Venezuela
48.8InstalledPolito Rodríguez MéndezBishop of San Carlos de VenezuelaBishop-Elect
9 Jul 201660.6Ordained BishopEnrique José Parravano Marino, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of IsolaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela

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