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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Mar52.4AppointedGiuseppe BertelloApostolic Nuncio to OtherCardinal, President of the Governatorate of Vatican City State
1 Mar63.4DiedEugenio CoreccoBishop of Lugano, Switzerland
2 Mar67.2DiedJames Patrick MahoneyBishop of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
3 Mar48.2AppointedGabriel ’Leke AbegunrinBishop of Osogbo, NigeriaArchbishop of Ibadan, Nigeria
33.6IncardinatedEmmanuel Adetoyese BadejoPriest of Osogbo, NigeriaBishop of Oyo, Nigeria
67.9AppointedXavier-Marie Baronnet, S.J. †Bishop of Port Victoria o SeychellesBishop Emeritus
60.5AppointedZacarias KamwenhoCoadjutor Archbishop of Lubango, AngolaArchbishop Emeritus
60.1AppointedThomas Kwaku MensahBishop of Obuasi, GhanaArchbishop Emeritus of Kumasi, Ghana
40.6AppointedAgapiti NdoroboBishop of Mahenge, Tanzania
47.1AppointedJoseph Osei-BonsuBishop of Konongo-Mampong, Ghana
39.4AppointedJoseph Mukasa ZuzaBishop of Mzuzu, Malawi
4 Mar57.3SelectedBenedetto Maria Salvatore Chianetta, O.S.B.Abbot of Santissima Trinità di Cava de’ Tirreni, ItalyAbbot Emeritus
5 Mar61.8DiedAntônio Felippe da Cunha, S.D.N. †Bishop of Guanhães, Minas Gerais, Brazil
7 Mar62.9Ordained BishopJohn Martin DoughertyTitular Bishop of SufetulaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
79.7DiedStephen John KociskoArchbishop Emeritus of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania, USA
82.0DiedStefan LászlóBishop Emeritus of Eisenstadt, Austria
75.0RetiredWalter Joseph SchoenherrAuxiliary Bishop of Detroit, Michigan, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
69.6DiedGeorge To BataAuxiliary Bishop of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
8 Mar68.3DiedFikre-Mariam Ghemetchu, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Nekemte, Ethiopia
11 Mar40.9AppointedHoracio del Carmen Valenzuela AbarcaAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de ChileBishop of Talca, Chile
40.9AppointedHoracio del Carmen Valenzuela AbarcaTitular Bishop of Gummi in ProconsulariBishop of Talca, Chile
12 Mar65.4Ordained BishopManuel Batakian, I.C.P.B.Titular Bishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia degli ArmeniEparch Emeritus of Our Lady of Nareg in New York (Armenian), USA
89.4DiedKarl GnädingerAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
87.9DiedPetrus Canisius Jean van Lierde, O.S.A. †Official Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
13 Mar88.2DiedMarko MihayoArchbishop Emeritus of Tabora, Tanzania
14 Mar61.3AppointedThomas Ludger DupréBishop of Springfield, Massachusetts, USABishop Emeritus
69.2AppointedChristophe Munzihirwa Mwene Ngabo, S.J. †Archbishop of Bukavu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
15 Mar55.4AppointedEmilio Carlos Berlie BelaunzaránArchbishop of Yucatán, México
76.3RetiredManuel Castro RuizArchbishop of Yucatán, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
83.2DiedBarthélémy MalungaBishop Emeritus of Kamina, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
62.6ResignedTiago PostmaBishop of Garanhuns, Pernambuco, BrazilBishop Emeritus
17 Mar79.5DiedJosé María Márquez Bernal, C.M.F. †Prelate Emeritus of Humahuaca, Argentina
18 Mar54.7Ordained BishopJosé Gonzalez AlonsoTitular Bishop of BalianaBishop of Cajazeiras, Paraiba, Brazil
58.6Ordained BishopJosef GrünwaldTitular Bishop of FrontaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Augsburg, Germany
72.2AppointedJosé Sebastián Laboa GallegoApostolic Nuncio to MaltaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
72.2AppointedJosé Sebastián Laboa GallegoApostolic Delegate to LibyaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Malta
75.8RetiredAntonio MagnoniApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic ofApostolic Pro-Nuncio Emeritus
49.3AppointedÁngel Francisco Simón PiornoBishop of Cajamarca, PeruBishop of Chimbote, Peru
19 Mar49.4Ordained BishopJoseph Aind, S.D.B.Bishop of Dibrugarh, India
20 Mar84.9DiedMichael ArattukulamBishop Emeritus of Alleppey, India
61.0Ordained BishopEdwin Michael ConwayTitular Bishop of AugurusAuxiliary Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
83.7DiedAmadeu González Ferreiros, O. de M. †Prelate Emeritus of São Raimundo Nonato, Piaui, Brazil
53.6Ordained BishopGerald Frederick KicanasTitular Bishop of BelaBishop of Tucson, Arizona, USA
46.2Ordained BishopGeorge Vance Murry, S.J.Titular Bishop of FuerteventuraBishop of Youngstown, Ohio, USA
21 Mar50.7SucceededRobert James CarlsonBishop of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USAArchbishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
75.6RetiredAlan Charles ClarkBishop of East Anglia, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
68.3RetiredPaul Vincent DudleyBishop of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USABishop Emeritus
51.4AppointedPeter David Gregory SmithBishop of East Anglia, England, Great BritainArchbishop of Southwark, England, Great Britain
61.9AppointedPhillip Francis StralingBishop of Reno, Nevada, USABishop Emeritus
57.5AppointedDaniel Francis WalshBishop of Las Vegas, Nevada, USABishop Emeritus of Santa Rosa in California, USA
22 Mar54.5SucceededGentil DelázariBishop of Sinop, Mato Grosso, Brazil
75.3RetiredHenrique Froehlich, S.J. †Bishop of Sinop, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop Emeritus
43.3AppointedCzeslaw KozonBishop of København {Copenhagen}, Denmark
71.8ResignedJoseph Frans Lescrauwaet, M.S.C. †Auxiliary Bishop of Haarlem, NetherlandsAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
67.6ResignedHans Ludvig Martensen, S.J. †Bishop of København {Copenhagen}, DenmarkBishop Emeritus
60.5AppointedJoão Maria Messi, O.S.M.Bishop of Irecê, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Barra do Piraí-Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
24 Mar52.0AppointedFrederick Bernard HenryBishop of Thunder Bay, Ontario, CanadaBishop of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
25 Mar54.2Ordained BishopMarcel Honorat Léon AgbotonBishop of Kandi, BeninArchbishop Emeritus of Cotonou, Benin
55.3Ordained BishopPaul BemileBishop of Wa, Ghana
64.3AppointedKarl Heinrich BraunArchbishop of Bamberg, GermanyArchbishop Emeritus
60.0Ordained BishopJoão José Burke, O.F.M. †Coadjutor Bishop of Miracema do Tocantins, Tocatins, BrazilBishop
58.7Ordained BishopLuciano BuxTitular Bishop of AurusulianaBishop Emeritus of Oppido Mamertina-Palmi, Italy
55.5AppointedRamón Benito de La Rosa y CarpioBishop of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey, Dominican RepublicArchbishop of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
44.3Ordained BishopOtto GeorgensTitular Bishop of GubalianaAuxiliary Bishop of Speyer, Germany
68.2AppointedPaolo GiglioApostolic Nuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic ofApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
51.0AppointedJuliusz JanuszTitular Archbishop of CaprulaeApostolic Nuncio to Slovenia
51.0AppointedJuliusz JanuszApostolic Nuncio to RwandaApostolic Nuncio to Slovenia
52.4Ordained BishopAndreas Laun, O.S.F.S.Titular Bishop of LibertinaAuxiliary Bishop of Salzburg, Austria
37.4Ordained PriestJuan Nsue Edjang MayéPriest of Malabo, Equatorial GuineaBishop of Ebebiyin, Equatorial Guinea
76.4RetiredHugo Eduardo Polanco BritoBishop of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus
46.6SucceededAmando SamoBishop of Caroline Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)
66.2Ordained BishopVito SchlickmannTitular Bishop of GurzaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
50.3AppointedLuigi VenturaTitular Archbishop of EquiliumApostolic Nuncio to France
50.3AppointedLuigi VenturaApostolic Nuncio to Côte d’IvoireApostolic Nuncio to France
50.3AppointedLuigi VenturaApostolic Nuncio to Burkina FasoApostolic Nuncio to France
50.3AppointedLuigi VenturaApostolic Nuncio to NigerApostolic Nuncio to France
64.9Ordained BishopSeverian Stefan Yakymyshyn, O.S.B.M.Bishop of New Westminster (Ukrainian), CanadaBishop Emeritus
26 Mar47.5Ordained BishopCarlos María Collazzi Irazábal, S.D.B.Bishop of Mercedes, Uruguay
27 Mar65.1InstalledRobert Edward MulveeCoadjutor Bishop of Providence, Rhode Island, USABishop Emeritus
28 Mar50.8AppointedEdward Kenneth BraxtonAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USABishop of Belleville, Illinois, USA
50.8AppointedEdward Kenneth BraxtonTitular Bishop of Macomades RusticianaBishop of Belleville, Illinois, USA
64.9SelectedIvo FürerBishop of Sankt Gallen, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
82.0DiedJanuarius Paul Palathuruthy, C.M.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Chanda (Syro-Malabarese), India
29 Mar45.1InstalledPatrick James DunnBishop of Auckland, New Zealand
64.9ConfirmedIvo FürerBishop of Sankt Gallen, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
31 Mar61.1AppointedAlojz TkáčArchbishop of Košice, SlovakiaArchbishop Emeritus
1 Apr44.6AppointedEmilio Aranguren EcheverriaBishop of Cienfuegos, CubaBishop of Holguín, Cuba
52.8AppointedNorbert BrunnerBishop of Sion {Sitten}, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
57.5AppointedEdwin ColaçoBishop of Amravati, IndiaBishop of Aurangabad, India
58.5Ordained BishopVincent Michael ConcessaoTitular Bishop of MasculaArchbishop Emeritus of Delhi, India
46.9AppointedJohn Atcherley DewAuxiliary Bishop of Wellington, New ZealandArchbishop
46.9AppointedJohn Atcherley DewTitular Bishop of PrivataArchbishop of Wellington, New Zealand
56.3AppointedMurphy Nicholas Xavier PakiamAuxiliary Bishop of Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaArchbishop Emeritus
56.3AppointedMurphy Nicholas Xavier PakiamTitular Bishop of ChunaviaArchbishop Emeritus of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
67.4AppointedFernando Ramon Prego CasalBishop of Santa Clara, Cuba
49.2AppointedJozef Marianus PuntAuxiliary Bishop of Haarlem, NetherlandsBishop of Haarlem-Amsterdam, Netherlands
49.2AppointedJozef Marianus PuntTitular Bishop of NasaiBishop of Haarlem-Amsterdam, Netherlands
49.2AppointedJozef Marianus PuntApostolic Administrator of Netherlands, MilitaryBishop of Haarlem-Amsterdam, Netherlands
79.8RetiredJoseph Albert Rosario, M.S.F.S. †Bishop of Amravati, IndiaBishop Emeritus
69.7Ordained BishopCharles Asa Schleck, C.S.C. †Titular Archbishop of AfricaOfficial Emeritus of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
62.8ResignedHenri SchweryBishop of Sion {Sitten}, SwitzerlandCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
60.6AppointedCharles Soreng, S.J.Bishop of Hazaribag, IndiaBishop Emeritus
57.3AppointedStephen M. TiruBishop of Khunti, India
49.0AppointedDieudonné WatioBishop of Nkongsamba, CameroonBishop of Bafoussam, Cameroon
2 Apr52.5Ordained BishopGonzalo Duarte García de Cortázar, SS.CC.Titular Bishop of LamiggigaBishop of Valparaíso, Chile
3 Apr69.0DiedJeremiah NewmanBishop of Limerick, Ireland
4 Apr92.9DiedJohannes M. Hoeck (Höck), O.S.B. †Superior General Emeritus of Order of Saint BenedictSuperior General
51.2DiedAbraham KattumanaOfficial of the Roman Curia - Other
62.7AppointedJames Michael MoynihanBishop of Syracuse, New York, USABishop Emeritus
76.1RetiredJoseph Thomas O’KeefeBishop of Syracuse, New York, USABishop Emeritus
91.0DiedVictor León Esteban San Miguel y Erce, O.C.D. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kuwait
6 Apr54.5AppointedLorenzo BaldisseriApostolic Nuncio to ParaguayCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
8 Apr76.1RetiredAlexis Pham Van LôcBishop of Kontum, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
67.4SucceededPierre Trân Thanh ChungBishop of Kontum, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
59.5AppointedTeofil Józef WilskiAuxiliary Bishop of Kalisz, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
59.5AppointedTeofil Józef WilskiTitular Bishop of Castellum in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Kalisz, Poland
10 Apr60.3ResignedNoël Delaquis, O.C.S.O.Bishop of Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan, CanadaBishop Emeritus
55.8AppointedRaymond Roussin, S. M.Bishop of Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
12 Apr38.7AppointedJuan de la Cruz Barros MadridAuxiliary Bishop of Valparaíso, ChileBishop of Chile, Military
38.7AppointedJuan de la Cruz Barros MadridTitular Bishop of BiltaBishop of Chile, Military
13 Apr62.6AppointedStanisław Padewski, O.F.M. Cap.Auxiliary Bishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi, UkraineBishop Emeritus of Kharkiv-Zaporizhia, Ukraine
62.6AppointedStanisław Padewski, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of TigiasBishop Emeritus of Kharkiv-Zaporizhia, Ukraine
50.2AppointedChristoph Schönborn, O.P.Coadjutor Archbishop of Wien {Vienna}, AustriaCardinal, Archbishop
18 Apr60.0Ordained BishopJohn Kevin BolandBishop of Savannah, Georgia, USABishop Emeritus
75.7RetiredEdward Dennis HeadBishop of Buffalo, New York, USABishop Emeritus
57.5AppointedHenry Joseph MansellBishop of Buffalo, New York, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
19 Apr75.8RetiredJosé Gabriel Calderón ContrerasBishop of Cartago, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
48.5AppointedLuis Madrid MerlanoBishop of Cartago, ColombiaArchbishop of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia
85.4DiedAlojz TurkArchbishop Emeritus of Beograd (-Smederevo), Serbia
20 Apr76.6RetiredGiovanni CanestriArchbishop of Genova {Genoa}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
75.1DiedJosé Capmany CasamitjanaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Barcelona, Spain
44.0Ordained BishopWilliam Edward LoriTitular Bishop of BullaArchbishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
61.1AppointedDionigi TettamanziArchbishop of Genova {Genoa}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Milano {Milan}, Italy
22 Apr29.0Ordained PriestJosé Eudes Campos do NascimentoPriest of Mariana, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop of Leopoldina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
74.5RetiredRobert-Joseph CoffyArchbishop of Marseille, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
70.3AppointedFrancesco ColasuonnoApostolic Nuncio to San MarinoCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Italy
61.6Ordained BishopBernardo Hombach LütkermeierBishop of Juigalpa, NicaraguaBishop Emeritus of Granada, Nicaragua
95.3DiedCharles-Joseph Lemaire, M.E.P. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kirin [Jilin], China
40.9Ordained BishopJean-Claude Makaya LoembeBishop of Pointe-Noire, CongoBishop Emeritus
64.2SucceededBernard Louis Auguste Paul PanafieuArchbishop of Marseille, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
62.4AppointedFernando Sáenz LacalleArchbishop of San Salvador, El SalvadorArchbishop Emeritus
23 Apr49.4Ordained BishopGilles Côté, S.M.M.Titular Bishop of CissaBishop of Daru-Kiunga, Papua New Guinea
59.5ResignedAnthony Hampden DicksonBishop of Bridgetown, Barbados, AntillesBishop Emeritus
65.8AppointedMalcolm Patrick Galt, C.S.Sp.Bishop of Bridgetown, Barbados, AntillesBishop Emeritus
36.7Ordained BishopIgnatius Ayau KaigamaBishop of Jalingo, NigeriaArchbishop of Jos, Nigeria
57.3Ordained BishopMaurice Konan KouassiBishop of Odienné, Côte d’IvoireBishop of Daloa, Côte d’Ivoire
25 Apr51.2Ordained BishopTerrence Thomas Prendergast, S.J.Titular Bishop of SlebteArchbishop of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
27 Apr71.1DiedBienvenido M. LopezAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, Philippines
29 Apr55.5InstalledEmilio Carlos Berlie BelaunzaránArchbishop of Yucatán, México
69.0AppointedSergio Otoniel Contreras NaviaApostolic Administrator of Valdivia, ChileBishop Emeritus of Temuco, Chile
71.3Ordained BishopHovhannes Tertsakian, C.A.M. †Titular Bishop of Trapezus degli ArmeniApostolic Exarch Emeritus of United States of America and Canada (Armenian), New York
50.4Ordained BishopLuigi VenturaTitular Archbishop of EquiliumApostolic Nuncio to France
30 Apr55.0Ordained BishopJacyr Francisco Braido, C.S.Coadjutor Bishop of Santos, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop
218.0BeatifiedBl. Johann Nepomuk von Tschiderer zu GleitheimBishop of Trento, Italy
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