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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Dec62.0AppointedMaurice Couture, R.S.V. †Bishop of Baie-Comeau, Québec, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Québec, Canada
24.9Ordained PriestDavid William Valencia AntonioPriest of Nueva Segovia, PhilippinesBishop of Ilagan, Philippines
2 Dec63.7AppointedFrancisco José Arnáiz Zarandona, S.J. †Auxiliary Bishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
63.7AppointedFrancisco José Arnáiz Zarandona, S.J. †Titular Bishop of LegesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
49.2AppointedRamón Benito de La Rosa y CarpioAuxiliary Bishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicArchbishop Emeritus of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
49.2AppointedRamón Benito de La Rosa y CarpioTitular Bishop of CerbaliArchbishop Emeritus of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
76.2RetiredAgustín Adolfo HerreraBishop of San Francisco, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
49.1AppointedBaldomero Carlos MartiniBishop of San Francisco, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of San Justo, Argentina
80.5DiedBenedito ZorziBishop Emeritus of Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
3 Dec61.0AppointedCipriano Calderón PoloVice President of the Pontifical Commission for Latin AmericaVice President Emeritus
61.0AppointedCipriano Calderón PoloTitular Bishop of ThagoraVice President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America
25.9Ordained PriestEnrique Eguía SeguíPriest of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop
32.6Ordained PriestDimas Lara BarbosaPriest of Săo José dos Campos, Sao Paulo, BrazilArchbishop of Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
36.3Ordained PriestJorge Rubén Lugones, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusBishop of Lomas de Zamora, Argentina
28.4Ordained PriestJoăo Inácio Müller, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorArchbishop of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
26.5Ordained PriestFrancisco Javier Stegmeier SchmidlinPriest of Los Angeles, ChileBishop of Villarrica, Chile
24.7Ordained PriestMarcony Vinícius FerreiraPriest of Brasília, Distrito Federal, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop
4 Dec25.6Ordained PriestJaroslav Pryriz, C.SS.R.Priest of Lviv (Ukrainian), UkraineBishop of Sambir-Drohobych (Ukrainian), Ukraine
69.1Ordained BishopAndreas Anicetus Wang Chong YiBishop of Guiyang [Kweyang], ChinaArchbishop Emeritus
64.9DiedJoseph Zimmermann, M.S.F. †Bishop of Morombe, Madagascar
6 Dec73.7ResignedVirgil Patrick Copas, M.S.C. †Bishop of Kerema, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
75.5RetiredPhilip Matthew HannanArchbishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USAArchbishop Emeritus
52.0AppointedRoger Francis Crispian HollisBishop of Portsmouth, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
53.7SucceededPaul John Marx, M.S.C. †Bishop of Kerema, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
43.4AppointedPatrick Joseph McGrathAuxiliary Bishop of San Francisco, California, USABishop Emeritus of San Jose in California, USA
43.4AppointedPatrick Joseph McGrathTitular Bishop of AlleghenyBishop Emeritus of San Jose in California, USA
61.9AppointedFrancis Bible SchulteArchbishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USAArchbishop Emeritus
53.3AppointedCarlos Arthur Sevilla, S.J.Auxiliary Bishop of San Francisco, California, USABishop Emeritus of Yakima, Washington, USA
53.3AppointedCarlos Arthur Sevilla, S.J.Titular Bishop of MinaBishop Emeritus of Yakima, Washington, USA
7 Dec60.6AppointedGiacomo BarabinoBishop of Ventimiglia-San Remo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
53.8AppointedAntonio CilibertiBishop of Locri-Gerace (-Santa Maria di Polsi), ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Catanzaro-Squillace, Italy
63.0SucceededLuís Herbst, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Cruzeiro do Sul, Acre, BrazilBishop Emeritus
55.4AppointedHenrique Johannpötter, O.F.M. †Coadjutor Bishop of Bacabal, Maranhăo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
75.4RetiredMichele MincuzziArchbishop of Lecce, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
85.9DiedRené-Georges Pailloux, M. Afr. †Bishop Emeritus of Mansa, Zambia
56.5AppointedCosmo Francesco RuppiArchbishop of Lecce, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
75.9RetiredHeinrich Rüth, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Cruzeiro do Sul, Acre, BrazilBishop Emeritus
75.8RetiredAngelo Raimondo Verardo, O.P. †Bishop of Ventimiglia-San Remo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
10 Dec51.4AppointedPiero BiggioTitular Archbishop of OtriculumApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Denmark
51.4AppointedPiero BiggioApostolic Pro-Nuncio to BangladeshApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Denmark
73.1ResignedLoris Francesco CapovillaPrelate of Loreto, ItalyCardinal, Prelate Emeritus
27.8Ordained PriestWillem Christiaans, O.S.F.S.Priest of Oblates of St. Francis de SalesBishop of Keetmanshoop, Namibia
30.5ProfessedLucien (Luc) Jacques Marie Joseph Crepy, C.I.M.Member of Congregation of Jesus and MaryBishop of Le Puy-en-Velay, France
56.2InstalledCarmelo FerraroBishop of Agrigento (Girgenti), ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Agrigento, Italy
78.2InstalledFranz HengsbachCardinal-Priest of Nostra Signora di Guadalupe a Monte MarioCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Essen, Germany
65.0AppointedPasquale MacchiArchbishop (Personal Title) of Loreto, ItalyPrelate Emeritus
11 Dec68.4DiedJoseph BasmadjanArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Armenian), Syria
50.7Ordained BishopMichel Malo, Ist. del PradoTitular Bishop of CroaeArchbishop Emeritus of Antsiranana, Madagascar
12 Dec63.0AppointedJuan Conway McNabb, O.S.A. †Bishop of Chulucanas, PeruBishop Emeritus
75.7RetiredFrancisco Xavier Nierhoff, M.S.F. †Bishop of Floresta, Pernambuco, BrazilBishop Emeritus
66.4DiedJoseph-Marie-Henri RabineArchbishop of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur), France
13 Dec51.1Ordained BishopJohn Charles DunneTitular Bishop of AbercorniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Rockville Centre, New York, USA
57.6Ordained BishopEmil Aloysius WcelaTitular Bishop of FilacaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Rockville Centre, New York, USA
14 Dec56.6InstalledEdward Michael EganBishop of Bridgeport, Connecticut, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
15 Dec60.0AppointedCarlos María Ariz Bolea, C.M.F. †Bishop of Colón, PanamaBishop Emeritus of Colón-Kuna Yala, Panama
54.9Ordained BishopEdmond CarmodyTitular Bishop of MurthlacumBishop Emeritus of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
76.4RetiredJoseph Byeong Hwa ChangBishop of Masan, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
40.6AppointedRómulo Emiliani Sánchez, C.M.F.Vicar Apostolic of Darién, PanamaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of San Pedro Sula, Honduras
40.6AppointedRómulo Emiliani Sánchez, C.M.F.Titular Bishop of Nigrae MaioresAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of San Pedro Sula, Honduras
78.1DiedVictor-Julien-André GouetAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
64.3AppointedFulgence Werner Le Roy, O.S.B. †Bishop of Pietersburg, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
38.9AppointedFélicien MuvaraAuxiliary Bishop of Butare, RwandaFormer Auxiliary Bishop-Elect
38.9AppointedFélicien MuvaraTitular Bishop of ThunudrumaFormer Auxiliary Bishop-Elect of Butare, Rwanda
43.2AppointedJoseph Marie Nguyęn Quang TuyęnCoadjutor Bishop of Bắc Ninh, Viet NamBishop
61.9AppointedMichael Pak Jeong-ilBishop of Masan, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
41.4AppointedAlvaro Leonel Ramazzini ImeriBishop of San Marcos, GuatemalaCardinal, Bishop of Huehuetenango, Guatemala
52.0AppointedHenry Apaloryamam SsentongoAuxiliary Bishop of Masaka, UgandaBishop Emeritus of Moroto, Uganda
52.0AppointedHenry Apaloryamam SsentongoTitular Bishop of PupianaBishop Emeritus of Moroto, Uganda
16 Dec27.7Ordained PriestMarcelo Daniel ColomboPriest of Quilmes, ArgentinaArchbishop of Mendoza, Argentina
45.9Ordained BishopJoseph Nguyęn Van YęnCoadjutor Bishop of Phát Diệm, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
75.7DiedJan Wladyslaw ObląkBishop Emeritus of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
17 Dec30.6Ordained PriestAlfredo José Espinoza Mateus, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop of Quito, Ecuador
23.8Ordained PriestJailton de Oliveira Lino, P.S.D.P.Priest of Poveri Servi della Divina ProvvidenzaBishop of Teixeira de Freitas-Caravelas, Bahia, Brazil
82.9DiedThomas McGettrick, S.P.S. †Bishop Emeritus of Abakaliki, Nigeria
28.6Ordained PriestSithembele Anton SipukaPriest of Queenstown, South AfricaBishop of Umtata, South Africa
18 Dec30.9Ordained PriestAkio Johnson MutekPriest of Torit, South SudanBishop
51.5Ordained BishopFaustino Sainz MuńozTitular Archbishop of NovalicianaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
51.2Ordained BishopWerner Franz Siebenbrock, S.V.D. †Titular Bishop of Tacia MontanaBishop Emeritus of Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
19 Dec58.9AppointedAndrea Maria Erba, B. †Bishop of Velletri-Segni, ItalyBishop Emeritus
20 Dec61.3Ordained BishopWilliam George CurlinTitular Bishop of RossmarkaeumBishop Emeritus of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
55.2AppointedJosé Fernández ArteagaCoadjutor Archbishop of Chihuahua, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
54.9AppointedJoachim MeisnerArchbishop of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
65.1Ordained BishopLeonard James Olivier, S.V.D. †Titular Bishop of LegiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
69.3DiedYakiv Yaroslav Tymchuk, O.S.B.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanisławów] (Ukrainian), Ukraine
21 Dec60.7SelectedGeorg EderArchbishop of Salzburg, AustriaArchbishop Emeritus
60.2AppointedJoseph John Gerry, O.S.B.Bishop of Portland, Maine, USABishop Emeritus
58.5AppointedWilliam Joseph WinterAuxiliary Bishop of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
58.5AppointedWilliam Joseph WinterTitular Bishop of UthinaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
22 Dec85.9DiedJoseph Zhu YousanCoadjutor Bishop of Baoding [Paoting, Ching-Yüan], China
23 Dec53.6AppointedIstván Ács, O.S.P.P.E. †Auxiliary Bishop of Eger, Hungary
53.6AppointedIstván Ács, O.S.P.P.E. †Titular Bishop of MenefessiAuxiliary Bishop of Eger, Hungary
63.7AppointedVilmos Dékány, Sch. P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Esztergom, HungaryAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
63.7AppointedVilmos Dékány, Sch. P. †Titular Bishop of Aquae Novae in ProconsulariAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
48.5AppointedGilles LussierAuxiliary Bishop of Saint-Jérôme, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Joliette, Québec, Canada
48.5AppointedGilles LussierTitular Bishop of AugurusBishop Emeritus of Joliette, Québec, Canada
47.8AppointedMihály MayerAuxiliary Bishop of Pécs, HungaryBishop Emeritus
47.8AppointedMihály MayerTitular Bishop of Giru MarcelliBishop Emeritus of Pécs, Hungary
45.5AppointedFrancesco MiccichéAuxiliary Bishop of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Trapani, Italy
45.5AppointedFrancesco MiccichéTitular Bishop of ChusiraBishop Emeritus of Trapani, Italy
61.9AppointedJusztin Nándor Takács, O.C.D. †Auxiliary Bishop of Székesfehérvár (Albareale), HungaryBishop Emeritus
61.9AppointedJusztin Nándor Takács, O.C.D. †Titular Bishop of CarcabiaBishop Emeritus of Székesfehérvár (Albareale), Hungary
42.9AppointedImre Asztrik Várszegi, O.S.B.Auxiliary Bishop of Esztergom, HungaryAbbot Emeritus of Pannonhalma, Hungary
42.9AppointedImre Asztrik Várszegi, O.S.B.Titular Bishop of CulusiAbbot Emeritus of Pannonhalma, Hungary
25 Dec58.5DiedFrancis Gerard ThomasBishop of Northampton, England, Great Britain
27 Dec52.1AppointedTod David BrownBishop of Boise City, Idaho, USABishop Emeritus of Orange in California, USA
26.9Ordained PriestWilliam Ernesto Iraheta RiveraPriest of San Salvador, El SalvadorBishop of Santiago de María, El Salvador
28 Dec58.9AppointedArnaldo RibeiroArchbishop of Ribeirăo Preto, Sao Paulo, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
30 Dec64.6DiedFilippo FranceschiBishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
31 Dec75.9RetiredAbele ConigliBishop of Teramo-Atri, ItalyBishop Emeritus
78.5RetiredCarlo FantonAuxiliary Bishop of Vicenza, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
27.5Ordained PriestPaul MattekattPriest of Diphu, IndiaBishop
62.4AppointedAntonio NuzziArchbishop (Personal Title) of Teramo-Atri, ItalyBishop Emeritus

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