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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Apr47.8AppointedJan Szpilka, S.D.S.Apostolic Administrator of ComoresApostolic Administrator Emeritus
2 Apr61.3AppointedMaurizio GalliBishop of Fidenza, ItalyBishop Emeritus
3 Apr75.8RetiredAndré Fernand AnguiléArchbishop of Libreville, GabonArchbishop Emeritus
66.3AppointedNicholas Cheong Jin-SukArchbishop of Seoul, Korea (South)Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
51.8AppointedMaurice Anthony Crowley, S.P.S.Bishop of Kitale, Kenya
59.7AppointedPeter Celestine Elampassery, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Jammu-Srinagar, IndiaBishop Emeritus
61.9AppointedLéonard Kasanda Lumembu, C.I.C.M.Bishop of Luiza, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
75.9RetiredStephen Kim Sou-hwanArchbishop of Seoul, Korea (South)Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
77.0RetiredHippolytus Anthony Kunnunkal, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Jammu-Srinagar, IndiaBishop Emeritus
56.8AppointedBasile Mvé Engone, S.D.B.Archbishop of Libreville, GabonArchbishop Emeritus
46.1AppointedMelchisedec Sikuli PalukuBishop of Butembo-Beni, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
53.1AppointedPhilip Lasap Za HawngBishop of Lashio, MyanmarBishop Emeritus
4 Apr61.9InstalledMario MilanoBishop of Aversa, ItalyBishop Emeritus
76.4RetiredJohn Perumattam, M.S.T.A. †Bishop of Ujjain (Syro-Malabar), IndiaBishop Emeritus
45.4AppointedSebastian Vadakel, M.S.T.A.Bishop of Ujjain (Syro-Malabar), India
57.2AppointedCarlo Maria ViganòOfficial of the Secretariat of StateApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to United States of America
46.5Ordained BishopJoão Casimiro Wilk, O.F.M. Conv.Bishop of Formosa, Goias, BrazilBishop of Anápolis, Goias, Brazil
5 Apr75.2RetiredAlberto Iniesta JiménezAuxiliary Bishop of Madrid, SpainAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
7 Apr48.7AppointedMaksymilian Leon Dubrawski, O.F.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi, UkraineBishop
48.7AppointedMaksymilian Leon Dubrawski, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of TrofimianaBishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi, Ukraine
76.4RetiredLouis-de-Gonzague Langevin, M. Afr. †Bishop of Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
56.7AppointedFrançois Lapierre, P.M.E.Bishop of Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
8 Apr75.2RetiredCelso Nogoy GuevarraBishop of Balanga, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
49.4AppointedHonesto Flores OngtiocoBishop of Balanga, PhilippinesBishop of Cubao, Philippines
89.9DiedJohn Baptist Rosner, S.A.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Queenstown, South Africa
84.3DiedPietro SantoroArchbishop Emeritus of Campobasso-Boiano, Italy
9 Apr76.5RetiredPaulo Evaristo Arns, O.F.M. †Archbishop of São Paulo, BrazilCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
12 Apr79.6DiedRobert Ashta, O.F.M. †Bishop of Pult (Pulati), Albania
14 Apr49.3Ordained BishopSérgio Arthur BraschiTitular Bishop of Tipasa in NumidiaBishop of Ponta Grossa, Parana, Brazil
60.5Ordained BishopThomas ChakiathTitular Bishop of UzippariAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), India
15 Apr48.5AppointedGorgônio Alves da Encarnação Neto, C.R.Bishop of Itapetininga, Sao Paulo, Brazil
45.1AppointedAnuar BattistiBishop of Toledo, Parana, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Maringá, Parana, Brazil
36.5IncardinatedJosé Benedito CardosoPriest of Itapetininga, Sao Paulo, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, Brazil
75.6RetiredRino Carlesi, M.C.C.I. †Bishop of Balsas, Maranhão, BrazilBishop Emeritus
79.6DiedJosé María Carrizo VillarrealBishop Emeritus of Chitré, Panama
63.6AppointedCláudio Aury Affonso Hummes, O.F.M.Archbishop of São Paulo, BrazilCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
47.8AppointedJoshuah Ignathios KizhakkeveettilAuxiliary Bishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankara), IndiaBishop of Mavelikara (Syro-Malankara), India
47.8AppointedJoshuah Ignathios KizhakkeveettilTitular Bishop of NigizubiBishop of Mavelikara (Syro-Malankara), India
56.5SucceededGianfranco Masserdotti, M.C.C.I. †Bishop of Balsas, Maranhão, Brazil
64.0AppointedNéstor Hugo NavarroAuxiliary Bishop of Bahía Blanca, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Alto Valle del Río Negro, Argentina
64.0AppointedNéstor Hugo NavarroTitular Bishop of RotdonBishop Emeritus of Alto Valle del Río Negro, Argentina
47.3AppointedIrineu Roque SchererBishop of Garanhuns, Pernambuco, BrazilBishop of Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil
16 Apr75.4RetiredCecil DeSaArchbishop of Agra, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
53.9AppointedYoohanon Chrysostom KalloorBishop of Marthandom (Syro-Malankara), IndiaBishop Emeritus of Pathanamthitta (Syro-Malankara), India
53.7Ordained BishopOswald LewisCoadjutor Bishop of Meerut, IndiaBishop of Jaipur, India
17 Apr61.9AppointedHugo Barrantes UreñaBishop of Puntarenas, Costa RicaArchbishop Emeritus of San José de Costa Rica
75.8DiedAlberto BovoneCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
18 Apr29.8Ordained PriestVítor Agnaldo de MenezesPriest of Jequié, Bahia, BrazilBishop of Propriá, Sergipe, Brazil
50.4Ordained BishopAgustín Cortés SorianoBishop of Ibiza, SpainBishop of Sant Feliu de Llobregat, Spain
66.5Ordained BishopGeraldo Dantas de Andrade, S.C.I.Titular Bishop of CibalianaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil
43.4Ordained BishopMarian FlorczykTitular Bishop of LimataAuxiliary Bishop of Kielce, Poland
76.0InstalledDino MonduzziCardinal-Deacon of San Sebastiano al PalatinoCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Prefecture of the Papal Household
41.6Ordained PriestManuel Nin, O.S.B.Priest of Order of Saint BenedictApostolic Exarch of Greece (Greek)
30.6Ordained PriestJohn RodriguesPriest of Bombay, IndiaAuxiliary Bishop
19 Apr44.2Ordained BishopVital Chitolina, S.C.I.Prelate of Paranatinga, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop of Diamantino, Mato Grosso, Brazil
27.3Ordained DeaconRicardo HoepersDeacon of Curitiba, Parana, BrazilBishop of Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
49.9Ordained BishopEmanuel Messias de OliveiraBishop of Guanhães, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop of Caratinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
57.3Ordained BishopJean-Gaspard Mudiso Mund’la, S.V.D.Coadjutor Bishop of Kenge, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
22 Apr88.8DiedWalter Gunther KampeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Limburg, Germany
46.5AppointedCanísio KlausCoadjutor Bishop of Diamantino, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop of Sinop, Mato Grosso, Brazil
23 Apr74.7DiedFrancis Peter de CampoBishop of Port Pirie, Australia
57.9AppointedGilberto Délio Gonçalves Canavarro dos ReisBishop of Setúbal, PortugalBishop Emeritus
86.5DiedDaniel-Joseph-Louis-Marie PézerilAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
71.2ResignedManuel da Silva MartinsBishop of Setúbal, PortugalBishop Emeritus
24 Apr64.6AppointedFrancisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa, P. SchönstattArchbishop of Santiago de ChileCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
25 Apr80.5DiedJoseph KundukulamArchbishop Emeritus of Trichur (Syro-Malabar), India
65.7Ordained BishopMarcello Zago, O.M.I. †Titular Archbishop of RusellaeSecretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
26 Apr79.5InstalledGiovanni CheliCardinal-Deacon of Santi Cosma e DamianoCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
75.3DiedJuan José Gerardi ConederaBishop Emeritus of Santa Cruz del Quiché, Guatemala
53.7InstalledPolycarp PengoCardinal-Priest of Nostra Signora de La SaletteCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
29 Apr51.5DiedPaul Lungu, S.J. †Bishop of Monze, Zambia
30 Apr70.1ResignedAlfons DemmingAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
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