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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Feb BornPaolo Rocco GualtieriSupersanoApostolic Nuncio to Madagascar
2 Feb20.4ProfessedGutemberg Freire Régis, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerPrelate Emeritus of Coari, Amazonas, Brazil
28.3Ordained PriestHeinrich JanssenPriest of Münster, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
77.3AppointedAmedeo PolidoriTitular Bishop of MetellopolisBishop Emeritus of Fossombrone, Italy
77.3RetiredAmedeo PolidoriBishop of Fossombrone, ItalyBishop Emeritus
45.3Ordained BishopMiguel Antonio Salas Salas, C.I.M. †Bishop of Calabozo, VenezuelaArchbishop Emeritus of Mérida, Venezuela
46.3Ordained BishopWalenty WójcikTitular Bishop of Baris in HellespontoAuxiliary Bishop of Sandomierz-Radom, Poland
3 Feb58.5AppointedAlfred-Joseph AttonCoadjutor Bishop of Langres, FranceBishop Emeritus
70.4DiedCiril BanicBishop of Šibenik (Knin), Croatia
BornGalo Fernández VillasecaSantiagoAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Chile
23.4Ordained PriestMichael Louis Fitzgerald, M. Afr.Priest of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Egypt, Arab Republic of
4 Feb44.0AppointedArcângelo Cerqua, P.I.M.E. †Prelate of Parintins, Amazonas, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Parintins, Amazonas, Brazil
44.0AppointedArcângelo Cerqua, P.I.M.E. †Titular Bishop of OlbiaBishop Emeritus of Parintins, Amazonas, Brazil
38.8AppointedAdalberto Domingos Marzi, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of SaesinaPrelate Emeritus of Alto Solimões, Amazonas, Brazil
38.8AppointedAdalberto Domingos Marzi, O.F.M. Cap. †Prelate of Alto Solimões, Amazonas, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
41.4AppointedVictor João Herman José Tielbeek, SS.CC. †Prelate of Formosa, Goias, BrazilBishop of Formosa, Goias, Brazil
41.4AppointedVictor João Herman José Tielbeek, SS.CC. †Titular Bishop of Tipasa in NumidiaBishop of Formosa, Goias, Brazil
5 Feb64.4Ordained BishopElias CoueterTitular Bishop of TauaBishop Emeritus of Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo (Melkite Greek), Sao Paulo, Brazil
6 Feb54.2AppointedCharles Alexander GrantAuxiliary Bishop of Northampton, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
54.2AppointedCharles Alexander GrantTitular Bishop of AlindaBishop Emeritus of Northampton, England, Great Britain
7 Feb BornDonald BolenGravelbourgBishop of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
97.1DiedAntônio Augusto de AssisBishop of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
51.8AppointedLuis Francisco Irizar Salazar, O.C.D. †Titular Bishop of PhilaeVicar Apostolic of Tumaco, Colombia
51.8AppointedLuis Francisco Irizar Salazar, O.C.D. †Vicar Apostolic of Tumaco, Colombia
45.3SucceededJosé VaraniBishop of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
8 Feb44.4Ordained BishopFrancis Roberts RushBishop of Rockhampton, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus of Brisbane, Australia
54.8AppointedMichel-Louis VialCoadjutor Bishop of Nevers, FranceBishop Emeritus of Nantes, France
54.8AppointedMichel-Louis VialTitular Bishop of AgnusBishop Emeritus of Nantes, France
9 Feb32.1Ordained PriestZef SimoniPriest of Shkodrë, AlbaniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Shkodrë-Pult, Albania
10 Feb45.2AppointedVittorio CecchiBishop of Fossombrone, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Macerata-Tolentino-Recanati-Cingoli-Treia, Italy
47.2AppointedHeinrich ForerAuxiliary Bishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bolzano-Bressanone {Bozen-Brixen}, Italy
44.0AppointedJoseph GargitterApostolic Administrator of Trento, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Bolzano-Bressanone {Bozen-Brixen}, Italy
58.5AppointedMario GhigaBishop of Ampurias e Tempio, Italy
57.6SucceededBruno M. PelaiaBishop of Tricarico, Italy
67.3AppointedCarlo Re, I.M.C. †Titular Bishop of AsponaBishop Emeritus of Ampurias e Tempio, Italy
67.3ResignedCarlo Re, I.M.C. †Bishop of Ampurias e Tempio, ItalyBishop Emeritus
11 Feb29.9Ordained PriestJoseph Marie Régis Belzile, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop Emeritus of Moundou, Chad
52.8AppointedLeo Christopher ByrneCoadjutor Bishop of Wichita, Kansas, USACoadjutor Archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
60.5Ordained BishopEnrico Lorenzo Cabrera UrdangarinBishop of Mercedes, Uruguay
20.3ProfessedMartín de Elizalde, O.S.B.Member of Order of Saint BenedictBishop of Nueve de Julio, Argentina
29.8Ordained PriestJosé Ramón Gurruchaga Ezama, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Lurín, Peru
50.2AppointedJohn Joseph KrolArchbishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
53.9AppointedJoseph Mark McSheaBishop of Allentown, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus
44.4Ordained BishopGeraldo Claudio Luiz Micheletto Pellanda, C.P. †Titular Bishop of MadesBishop of Ponta Grossa, Parana, Brazil
26.3Solemn ProfessedMiguel Mykycej, F.D.P.Member of Sons of Divine ProvidenceBishop Emeritus of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires (Ukrainian), Argentina
29.0Ordained PriestJoseph Zen Ze-kiun, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
12 Feb52.3Ordained BishopSimon N’Zita Wa Ne MalandaTitular Bishop of GindarusBishop Emeritus of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
59.1AppointedAlfredo Rubio DiazBishop of Sonsón, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia
13 Feb74.1AppointedAuguste-Callixte-Jean BonnabelTitular Bishop of ZuriBishop Emeritus of Gap, France
74.1RetiredAuguste-Callixte-Jean BonnabelBishop of Gap, FranceBishop Emeritus
56.2SucceededGeorges JacquotBishop of Gap, FranceArchbishop of Marseille, France
18 Feb74.8AppointedGeorges-Arthur MelançonTitular Bishop of EsbusBishop Emeritus of Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada
74.8RetiredGeorges-Arthur MelançonBishop of Chicoutimi, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
57.7SucceededMarius ParéBishop of Chicoutimi, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
54.6AppointedPhilip Francis PocockCoadjutor Archbishop of Toronto, Ontario, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
54.6AppointedPhilip Francis PocockTitular Archbishop of IsauropolisArchbishop Emeritus of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
19 Feb56.4Ordained BishopVolodymyr Malanczuk, C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of Epiphania in SyriaApostolic Exarch Emeritus of France (Ukrainian)
20 Feb65.8AppointedHailé Mariam CahsaiBishop of Adigrat (Ethiopian), Ethiopia
33.3AppointedMario Renato Cornejo RadaveroAuxiliary Bishop of Lima, PeruAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
33.3AppointedMario Renato Cornejo RadaveroTitular Bishop of SanavusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Lima, Peru
80.5DiedFerenc RogácsBishop of Pécs, Hungary
35.2AppointedLuis Sánchez-Moreno LiraAuxiliary Bishop of Chiclayo, PeruArchbishop Emeritus of Arequipa, Peru
35.2AppointedLuis Sánchez-Moreno LiraTitular Bishop of NilopolisArchbishop Emeritus of Arequipa, Peru
21 Feb18.2ProfessedJulian Gbur, S.V.D. †Member of Society of the Divine WordBishop of Stryj (Ukrainian), Ukraine
49.0AppointedJohn James Howe, S.S.C.M.E. †Bishop of Myitkyina, MyanmarBishop Emeritus
54.9AppointedVincent Joseph McCauley, C.S.C. †Bishop of Fort Portal, UgandaBishop Emeritus
57.2AppointedThomas Albert Newman, M.S. †Bishop of Prome, MyanmarBishop Emeritus
22 Feb81.1DiedAntonin EltschknerAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
24 Feb42.5Ordained BishopJosé Costa CamposBishop of Valença, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Divinópolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil
57.3Ordained BishopLeo-Karel Jozef De KeselTitular Bishop of SynausAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, Belgium
38.2ConfirmedAbdul-Ahad SanaBishop of Alquoch (Chaldean), IraqBishop Emeritus
25 Feb25.9Ordained PriestJoão José Burke, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Miracema do Tocantins, Brazil
66.5DiedThomas John McDonnellCoadjutor Bishop of Wheeling, West Virginia, USA
23.0Ordained PriestLuciano Nervi, S.M.M. †Priest of Missionaries of the Company of MaryBishop of Mangochi, Malawi
BornGualtiero SigismondiOspedalicchio di Bastia UmbraBishop of Foligno, Italy
26 Feb63.5AppointedGabriel Acacius Coussa, B.A. †Titular Archbishop of Hierapolis in Syria dei Greco-MelkitiCardinal, Secretary of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
27 Feb52.3AppointedCornélio Veerman, C.M. †Prelate of Cametá, Para, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
52.3AppointedCornélio Veerman, C.M. †Titular Bishop of NumidaPrelate Emeritus of Cametá, Para, Brazil
28 Feb78.9DiedMichael Joseph McGrathArchbishop of Cardiff, Wales, Great Britain
47.9AppointedJoão José da Mota e AlbuquerqueBishop of Sobral, Ceara, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of São Luís do Maranhão, Maranho, Brazil
58.4ResignedOctave-Marie Terrienne, M.S.C. †Vicar Apostolic of Gilbert Islands {Isole Gilbert}, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
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