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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Feb52.2AppointedAntonio Cañizares LloveraApostolic Administrator of Cartagena (en España)Cardinal, Archbishop of Valencia, Spain
32.5IncardinatedEugenio Andrés Lira RugarcíaPriest of Puebla de los Ángeles, Puebla, MéxicoBishop of Matamoros, Tamaulipas, México
1 Feb83.5DiedValentino VailatiArchbishop Emeritus of Manfredonia-Vieste, Italy
2 Feb57.9AppointedLuigi BressanApostolic Delegate to MalaysiaArchbishop Emeritus of Trento, Italy
57.9AppointedLuigi BressanApostolic Delegate to Brunei DarussalamArchbishop Emeritus of Trento, Italy
55.8AppointedLuis Augusto Castro Quiroga, I.M.C.Archbishop of Tunja, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
52.4Ordained BishopMieczysław CisłoTitular Bishop of AucaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Lublin, Poland
51.9Ordained BishopRichard John GreccoTitular Bishop of UcculaBishop Emeritus of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
60.7AppointedHéctor Luis Gutiérrez PabónBishop of Chiquinquirá, ColombiaBishop Emeritus of Engativá, Colombia
59.8AppointedManuel Monteiro de CastroApostolic Nuncio to South AfricaCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
59.8AppointedManuel Monteiro de CastroApostolic Nuncio to NamibiaCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
59.8AppointedManuel Monteiro de CastroApostolic Nuncio to SwazilandCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
75.4RetiredAugusto Trujillo ArangoArchbishop of Tunja, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
4 Feb45.4AppointedAntônio Muniz Fernandes, O. Carm.Bishop of Guarabira, Paraiba, BrazilArchbishop of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
5 Feb82.5DiedConrad Henri Blanchet, M.S. †Superior General Emeritus of Missionaries of Our Lady of La Salette
51.6Ordained BishopMarcelino Hernández RodríguezTitular Bishop of AncusaBishop of Colima, México
52.8AppointedSalvatore PappalardoBishop of Nicosia, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Siracusa, Italy
77.1DiedEduardo Francisco PironioCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Laity
86.2DiedAdolfo Servando TortoloArchbishop Emeritus of Paraná, Argentina
6 Feb61.2Ordained BishopAdrian Leo DoyleCoadjutor Archbishop of Hobart, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus
7 Feb55.0Ordained BishopAngelo BagnascoBishop of Pesaro, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Genova {Genoa}, Italy
58.7AppointedStanisław DziwiszTitular Bishop of San LeoneCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
58.7AppointedStanisław DziwiszOfficial of the Prefecture of the Papal HouseholdCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
48.2AppointedJames Michael HarveyPrefect of the Prefecture of the Papal HouseholdCardinal, Archpriest of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
48.2AppointedJames Michael HarveyTitular Bishop of MemphisCardinal, Archpriest of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
75.8RetiredDino MonduzziPrefect of the Prefecture of the Papal HouseholdCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
8 Feb58.2InstalledJohn BuckleyBishop of Cork and Ross, IrelandBishop Emeritus
50.5Ordained BishopJoseph Ignace RandrianasoloTitular Bishop of MilevumBishop Emeritus of Mahajanga, Madagascar
9 Feb64.9InstalledEdward Peter CullenBishop of Allentown, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus
86.0DiedEmanuele RomanoBishop Emeritus of Trapani, Italy
11 Feb49.3Ordained BishopSalvatore LigorioBishop of Tricarico, ItalyArchbishop of Potenza-Muro Lucano-Marsico Nuovo, Italy
84.4DiedLaurentius Satoshi NagaeBishop Emeritus of Urawa, Japan
72.6DiedLuc Auguste SangaréArchbishop of Bamako, Mali
87.9DiedWilhelm van Bekkum, S.V.D. †Bishop Emeritus of Ruteng, Indonesia
13 Feb96.2DiedRené-Désiré-Romain Boisguérin, M.E.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Yibin [Suifu], China
47.2AppointedAntal SpányiAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom-Budapest, HungaryBishop of Székesfehérvár (Albareale), Hungary
47.2AppointedAntal SpányiTitular Bishop of TharrosBishop of Székesfehérvár (Albareale), Hungary
14 Feb44.0AppointedJoel Zamudio BaylonBishop of Masbate, PhilippinesBishop of Legazpi, Philippines
77.3RetiredJesús Mateo Calderón Barrueto, O.P. †Bishop of Puno, PeruBishop Emeritus
65.3AppointedCharles CaruanaBishop of GibraltarBishop Emeritus
76.9RetiredBernard Patrick DevlinBishop of GibraltarBishop Emeritus
75.4RetiredPorfirio Rivera IliganBishop of Masbate, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
43.1AppointedBernard Emmanuel Kasanda MulengaAuxiliary Bishop of Mbujimayi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop
43.1AppointedBernard Emmanuel Kasanda MulengaTitular Bishop of UtimmiraBishop of Mbujimayi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
48.5AppointedStanislas Lukumwena Lumbala, O.F.M.Bishop of Kole, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
56.0AppointedPiero MariniTitular Bishop of MartiranoPresident Emeritus of the Pontifical Committee for International Eucharistic Congresses
50.3Ordained BishopJean NtagwararaBishop of Bubanza, Burundi
70.2AppointedRaymond RazakarinvonyBishop of Miarinarivo, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
60.0AppointedRémi Joseph Gustave Sainte-Marie, M. Afr.Auxiliary Bishop of Dedza, MalawiArchbishop Emeritus of Lilongwe, Malawi
60.0AppointedRémi Joseph Gustave Sainte-Marie, M. Afr.Titular Bishop of MolicunzaArchbishop Emeritus of Lilongwe, Malawi
57.5InstalledFilippo StrofaldiBishop of Ischia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
59.1AppointedFrancesco Pio Tamburrino, O.S.B.Bishop of Teggiano-Policastro, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Foggia-Bovino, Italy
15 Feb78.6DiedPhilip Yang LiboBishop of Lanzhou [Lanchow], China
16 Feb67.3Ordained BishopThomas Joseph FlanaganTitular Bishop of BavagalianaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of San Antonio, Texas, USA
73.4DiedMarcos Antônio NoronhaBishop Emeritus of Itabira, Brazil
71.0ResignedCarlos Oviedo Cavada, O. de M. †Archbishop of Santiago de ChileCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
76.5InstalledRaymund Wang Chong LinBishop of Zhaoxian [Chaohsien], ChinaBishop Emeritus
49.4Ordained BishopPatrick James ZurekTitular Bishop of ThamugadiBishop of Amarillo, Texas, USA
18 Feb77.1RetiredAntônio Batista FragosoBishop of Crateús, Ceara, BrazilBishop Emeritus
49.2AppointedSérgio Arthur BraschiAuxiliary Bishop of Curitiba, Parana, BrazilBishop of Ponta Grossa, Parana, Brazil
49.2AppointedSérgio Arthur BraschiTitular Bishop of Tipasa in NumidiaBishop of Ponta Grossa, Parana, Brazil
66.3AppointedGeraldo Dantas de Andrade, S.C.I. †Auxiliary Bishop of São Luís do Maranhão, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
66.3AppointedGeraldo Dantas de Andrade, S.C.I. †Titular Bishop of CibalianaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil
62.9AppointedXavier Gilles de Maupeou d’AbleigesBishop of Viana, Maranhão, BrazilBishop Emeritus
50.6AppointedJacinto Furtado de Brito SobrinhoBishop of Crateús, Ceara, BrazilArchbishop of Teresina, Piaui, Brazil
20 Feb75.0RetiredJavier Azagra LabianoBishop of Cartagena (en España)Bishop Emeritus
64.8InstalledGilles Cazabon, O.M.I.Bishop of Saint-Jérôme, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
50.3AppointedAgustín Cortés SorianoBishop of Ibiza, SpainBishop of Sant Feliu de Llobregat, Spain
48.2AppointedJuan Alberto PuiggariAuxiliary Bishop of Paraná, ArgentinaArchbishop
48.2AppointedJuan Alberto PuiggariTitular Bishop of TuruziArchbishop of Paraná, Argentina
26.2Ordained DeaconLindomar Rocha MotaDeacon of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop of São Luís de Montes Belos, Goias, Brazil
80.3DiedFrancisco de Borja Valenzuela RíosBishop Emeritus of Valparaíso, Chile
87.7DiedWilliam Gordon WheelerBishop Emeritus of Leeds, England, Great Britain
21 Feb68.0AppointedAloysius Matthew AmbrozicCardinal-Priest of Santi Marcellino e PietroCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
68.0Elevated to CardinalAloysius Matthew AmbrozicCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
75.5AppointedLorenzo AntonettiCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Agnese in AgoneCardinal, President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
75.5Elevated to CardinalLorenzo AntonettiCardinal, President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
63.5AppointedJean Marie Julien BallandCardinal-Priest of San Pietro in VincoliCardinal, Archbishop of Lyon (-Vienne), France
63.5Elevated to CardinalJean Marie Julien BallandCardinal, Archbishop of Lyon (-Vienne), France
75.6AppointedAlberto BovoneCardinal-Deacon of Ognissanti in Via Appia NuovaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
75.6Elevated to CardinalAlberto BovoneCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
68.6AppointedDarío Castrillón HoyosCardinal-Deacon of Santissimo Nome di Maria al Foro TraianoCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”
68.6Elevated to CardinalDarío Castrillón HoyosCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”
79.3AppointedGiovanni CheliCardinal-Deacon of Santi Cosma e DamianoCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
79.3Elevated to CardinalGiovanni CheliCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
73.1AppointedFrancesco ColasuonnoCardinal-Deacon of Sant’EugenioCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Italy
73.1Elevated to CardinalFrancesco ColasuonnoCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Italy
73.1ResignedFrancesco ColasuonnoApostolic Nuncio to ItalyCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus
73.1ResignedFrancesco ColasuonnoApostolic Nuncio to San MarinoCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Italy
67.3Ordained BishopHubert CoppenrathCoadjutor Archbishop of Papeete, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)Archbishop Emeritus
67.4AppointedSalvatore De GiorgiCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in Ara CoeliCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Palermo, Italy
67.4Elevated to CardinalSalvatore De GiorgiCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Palermo, Italy
73.5AppointedSerafim Fernandes de AraújoCardinal-Priest of San Luigi Maria Grignion de MontfortCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
73.5Elevated to CardinalSerafim Fernandes de AraújoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
43.3AppointedMarian FlorczykAuxiliary Bishop of Kielce, Poland
43.3AppointedMarian FlorczykTitular Bishop of LimataAuxiliary Bishop of Kielce, Poland
61.0AppointedFrancis Eugene George, O.M.I. †Cardinal-Priest of San Bartolomeo all’IsolaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Chicago, Illinois, USA
61.0Elevated to CardinalFrancis Eugene George, O.M.I. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Chicago, Illinois, USA
71.5Elevated to CardinalMarian Franciszek JaworskiIn PectoreCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
86.8AppointedAdam Kozłowiecki, S.J. †Cardinal-Priest of Sant’Andrea al QuirinaleCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Lusaka, Zambia
86.8Elevated to CardinalAdam Kozłowiecki, S.J. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Lusaka, Zambia
71.1AppointedJorge Arturo Augustin Medina EstévezCardinal-Deacon of San SabaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
71.1Elevated to CardinalJorge Arturo Augustin Medina EstévezCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
75.8AppointedDino MonduzziCardinal-Deacon of San Sebastiano al PalatinoCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Prefecture of the Papal Household
75.8Elevated to CardinalDino MonduzziCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Prefecture of the Papal Household
53.5AppointedPolycarp PengoCardinal-Priest of Nostra Signora de La SaletteCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
53.5Elevated to CardinalPolycarp PengoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
67.2Elevated to CardinalJānis PujatsIn PectoreCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
55.7AppointedNorberto Rivera CarreraCardinal-Priest of San Francesco d’Assisi a Ripa GrandeCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of México, Federal District
55.7Elevated to CardinalNorberto Rivera CarreraCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of México, Federal District
61.5AppointedAntonio María Rouco VarelaCardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in DamasoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Madrid, Spain
61.5Elevated to CardinalAntonio María Rouco VarelaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Madrid, Spain
55.1AppointedHéctor Ignacio Salah ZuletaBishop of Girardota, ColombiaBishop Emeritus of Riohacha, Colombia
53.0AppointedChristoph Schönborn, O.P.Cardinal-Priest of Gesù Divin LavoratoreCardinal, Archbishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
53.0Elevated to CardinalChristoph Schönborn, O.P.Cardinal, Archbishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
74.2AppointedPaul Shan Kuo-hsi, S.J. †Cardinal-Priest of San CrisogonoCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
74.2Elevated to CardinalPaul Shan Kuo-hsi, S.J. †Cardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
65.5AppointedJames Francis StaffordCardinal-Deacon of Gesù Buon Pastore alla MontagnolaCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
65.5Elevated to CardinalJames Francis StaffordCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
63.9AppointedDionigi TettamanziCardinal-Priest of Santi Ambrogio e CarloCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Milano {Milan}, Italy
63.9Elevated to CardinalDionigi TettamanziCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Milano {Milan}, Italy
73.5Elevated to CardinalGiuseppe (Josip) UhacDied Before PublicationSecretary
22 Feb51.3Ordained BishopAdriano Langa, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of BaiaBishop of Inhambane, Mozambique
46.4InstalledCornelius SimPrefect of BruneiCardinal, Vicar Apostolic of Brunei
23 Feb75.5AppointedLorenzo AntonettiPresident of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic SeeCardinal, President Emeritus
75.6AppointedAlberto BovoneCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
68.6AppointedDarío Castrillón HoyosPrefect of the Congregation for the ClergyCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”
68.6InstalledDarío Castrillón HoyosCardinal-Deacon of Santissimo Nome di Maria al Foro TraianoCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”
71.1AppointedJorge Arturo Augustin Medina EstévezPrefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the SacramentsCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
26 Feb74.6DiedMarco Tulio Ramírez RoaBishop of San Cristóbal de Venezuela
27 Feb47.0AppointedElías Samuel Bolaños Avelar, S.D.B.Bishop of Zacatecoluca, El Salvador
28 Feb61.1SucceededJorge Mario Bergoglio, S.J.Archbishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
86.9InstalledAdam Kozłowiecki, S.J. †Cardinal-Priest of Sant’Andrea al QuirinaleCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Lusaka, Zambia
61.8AppointedMario MilanoArchbishop (Personal Title) of Aversa, ItalyBishop Emeritus
74.5DiedAntonio QuarracinoCardinal, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
76.9AppointedLuigi SpositoTitular Bishop of CapreaeSecretary Emeritus of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See
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