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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Feb43.3Ordained BishopLuciano StoreroTitular Archbishop of TigimmaApostolic Nuncio to Ireland
47.7Ordained BishopSimon TonyéTitular Bishop of TamascaniArchbishop Emeritus of Douala, Cameroon
2 Feb56.2InstalledPatrick Joseph CaseyBishop of Brentwood, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
55.1AppointedAlejandro Durán MoreiraBishop of Rancagua, ChileBishop Emeritus
46.0AppointedAngelo Frosi (Frozi), S.X. †Prelate of Abaeté do Tocantins, Para, BrazilBishop of Abaetetuba, Para, Brazil
46.0AppointedAngelo Frosi (Frozi), S.X. †Titular Bishop of MagnetumBishop of Abaetetuba, Para, Brazil
79.7AppointedEduardo Larraín CórdovezTitular Bishop of Vegesela in NumidiaBishop Emeritus of Rancagua, Chile
79.7RetiredEduardo Larraín CórdovezBishop of Rancagua, ChileBishop Emeritus
49.9Ordained BishopMartin Joseph Neylon, S.J. †Titular Bishop of LibertinaBishop Emeritus of Caroline Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)
3 Feb50.9AppointedPatrick Vincent AhernAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
50.9AppointedPatrick Vincent AhernTitular Bishop of NaieraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
51.7Ordained BishopSalvador Lazo LazoTitular Bishop of SeliaBishop Emeritus of San Fernando de La Union, Philippines
56.1Ordained BishopFrancis Raymond SheaBishop of Evansville, Indiana, USABishop Emeritus
4 Feb43.0AppointedFrancis Thomas HurleyAuxiliary Bishop of Juneau, Alaska, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Anchorage, Alaska, USA
43.0AppointedFrancis Thomas HurleyTitular Bishop of DaimlaigArchbishop Emeritus of Anchorage, Alaska, USA
5 Feb49.0AppointedFelixberto Camacho FloresApostolic Administrator of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania)Archbishop of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania)
49.0AppointedFelixberto Camacho FloresTitular Bishop of StagnumArchbishop of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania)
39.9AppointedStephen Fumio HamaoAuxiliary Bishop of Tōkyō, JapanCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
39.9AppointedStephen Fumio HamaoTitular Bishop of OretoCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
66.7AppointedJames Moynagh, S.P.S. †Titular Bishop of MageóBishop Emeritus of Calabar, Nigeria
66.7ResignedJames Moynagh, S.P.S. †Bishop of Calabar, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
40.5AppointedDaniel Joseph MullinsAuxiliary Bishop of Cardiff, Wales, Great BritainBishop Emeritus of Menevia, Wales, Great Britain
40.5AppointedDaniel Joseph MullinsTitular Bishop of SidnacestreBishop Emeritus of Menevia, Wales, Great Britain
50.0AppointedDenis NgandeBishop of Bafoussam, Cameroon
41.2AppointedBrian David UsangaBishop of Calabar, NigeriaArchbishop Emeritus of Calabar, Nigeria
BornFlorian WörnerAuxiliary Bishop of Augsburg, Germany
48.1AppointedPaul Hisao YasudaAuxiliary Bishop of Osaka, JapanArchbishop Emeritus
48.1AppointedPaul Hisao YasudaTitular Bishop of TucciArchbishop Emeritus of Osaka, Japan
6 Feb45.9AppointedVictorino Cristobal LigotBishop of San Fernando de La Union, Philippines
65.9DiedManuel da Silveira d’ElbouxArchbishop of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
7 Feb82.4DiedLuis María Altamirano y BulnesArchbishop of Morelia, Michoacán, México
66.0SucceededManuel Martín del Campo PadillaArchbishop of Morelia, Michoacán, México
BornChristian Heribert Riesbeck, C.C.Auxiliary Bishop of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
8 Feb57.1Ordained BishopJusto Goizueta Gridilla, O.A.R. †Titular Bishop of EgaraPrelate Emeritus of Madera, Chihuahua, México
46.3Ordained BishopHenryk Roman GulbinowiczTitular Bishop of AcciCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
57.3InstalledAlbino LucianiPatriarch of Venezia {Venice}, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
29.7Ordained PriestAntoine NtalouPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Garoua, Cameroon
36.9Ordained BishopAloysius Ferdinandus Zichem, C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of FuerteventuraBishop Emeritus of Paramaribo, Suriname, Antilles
11 Feb54.0ResignedWalter Arthur Coggin, O.S.B. †Abbot of Belmont-Mary Help of Christians, North Carolina, USAAbbot Emeritus
52.4AppointedOscar Félix VillenaBishop of San Rafael, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
12 Feb57.3AppointedHenri Clément Victor DonzeBishop of Tarbes et Lourdes, FranceBishop Emeritus
50.4AppointedMartin Nicholas LohmullerAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
50.4AppointedMartin Nicholas LohmullerTitular Bishop of RamsbiriaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
75.4AppointedPierre-Marie ThéasTitular Bishop of Sanctus GermanusBishop Emeritus of Tarbes et Lourdes, France
75.4RetiredPierre-Marie ThéasBishop of Tarbes et Lourdes, FranceBishop Emeritus
52.1AppointedHeinrich TheissingCoadjutor Apostolic Administrator of Schwerin, GermanyApostolic Administrator Emeritus
14 Feb51.0AppointedCarlos Stanislau Schmitt, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of SufarBishop Emeritus of Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
51.0ResignedCarlos Stanislau Schmitt, O.F.M. †Bishop of Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
15 Feb BornYury KasabutskiAuxiliary Bishop of Minsk-Mohilev, Belarus
39.1Ordained BishopMario Epifanio Abdallah MgulundeBishop of Iringa, TanzaniaArchbishop of Tabora, Tanzania
95.0DiedJoseph Arthur PapineauBishop Emeritus of Joliette, Québec, Canada
45.7Ordained BishopSettimio TodiscoTitular Bishop of BigastroArchbishop Emeritus of Brindisi-Ostuni, Italy
16 Feb50.0ResignedDonaldo Chávez NúñezAuxiliary Bishop of Managua, NicaraguaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
41.8AppointedErnst Franz Gerd Werner DickeAuxiliary Bishop of Aachen, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
41.8AppointedErnst Franz Gerd Werner DickeTitular Bishop of Iria FlaviaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Aachen, Germany
54.3DiedSimon Lei Chang-hsia (Lei Zhen-xia)Bishop of Fenyang [Fenyang], China
44.0AppointedMiguel Obando Bravo, S.D.B.Archbishop of Managua, NicaraguaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
40.7AppointedAgostinho José (Benito) Sartori, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Palmas, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Palmas-Francisco Beltrão, Parana, Brazil
18 Feb43.2AppointedWilliam Wakefield BaumBishop of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USACardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
66.9DiedJoseph-Roméo GagnonBishop of Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada
48.1AppointedThomas Jerome WelshAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus of Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
48.1AppointedThomas Jerome WelshTitular Bishop of Inis CathaigBishop Emeritus of Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
20 Feb72.1AppointedÁngel María Ocampo Berrio, S.J. †Titular Archbishop of CastuloArchbishop Emeritus of Tunja, Colombia
72.1ResignedÁngel María Ocampo Berrio, S.J. †Archbishop of Tunja, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
47.5AppointedAugusto Trujillo ArangoArchbishop of Tunja, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
21 Feb77.1DiedPeter Tatsuo DoiCardinal, Archbishop of Tōkyō, Japan
60.1AppointedJosé Salazar LópezArchbishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
41.6SucceededPeter Seiichi ShirayanagiArchbishop of Tōkyō, JapanCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
26.4Ordained PriestWilliam Matthew Slattery, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorArchbishop of Pretoria, South Africa
22 Feb29.8Ordained PriestJacyr Francisco Braido, C.S.Priest of Congregation of the Missionaries of Saint Charles BorromeoBishop Emeritus of Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
49.8Ordained BishopAlphonse Daniel NsabiBishop of Kigoma, Tanzania
51.0Ordained BishopAntonio Palenzuela VelázquezBishop of Segovia, SpainBishop Emeritus
24 Feb70.6DiedCarlo BoiardiBishop of Apuania, Italy
68.3AppointedMalcolm Angus MacEachernTitular Bishop of IpagroBishop Emeritus of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
68.3ResignedMalcolm Angus MacEachernBishop of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CanadaBishop Emeritus
47.4Ordained BishopTiberius Charles MugendiBishop of Kisii, Kenya
42.3Ordained BishopWilliam Kevin Rowell, O.F.M. †Bishop of Aitape, Papua New Guinea
26 Feb44.7AppointedOrozimbo Fuenzalida y FuenzalidaBishop of Los Angeles, ChileBishop Emeritus of San Bernardo, Chile
BornCyr-Nestor YapaupaBishop of Alindao, Central African Republic
27 Feb58.1ResignedGeorges Benoit GassongoApostolic Administrator of Fort-Rousset, CongoApostolic Administrator Emeritus
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