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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Feb74.3RetiredCarlo AliprandiBishop of Cuneo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
69.8AppointedNatalino PescaroloBishop of Cuneo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
2 Feb49.6AppointedFrederick Joseph ColliBishop of Thunder Bay, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus
86.0DiedGérard CouturierBishop Emeritus of Hauterive, Québec, Canada
3 Feb92.1DiedJan CzerniakAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Gniezno, Poland
4 Feb96.1DiedBenjamin Barrera y Reyes, M.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Santa Ana, El Salvador
75.2RetiredCarlo CurisApostolic Nuncio to CanadaApostolic Nuncio
49.3Ordained BishopAntony PappusamyTitular Bishop of ZabaArchbishop of Madurai, India
5 Feb60.9AppointedPaolo RomeoApostolic Nuncio to CanadaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Palermo, Italy
6 Feb56.8InstalledGualtiero BassettiBishop of Arezzo-Cortona-Sansepolcro, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Perugia-Città della Pieve, Italy
26.5Ordained PriestCleocir BonettiPriest of Erexim, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop of Caçador, Santa Catarina, Brazil
40.5Ordained BishopEverardus Johannes de JongTitular Bishop of CarianaAuxiliary Bishop of Roermond, Netherlands
39.6Ordained BishopVlado KošićTitular Bishop of RuspaeBishop of Sisak, Croatia
55.0Ordained BishopJosip MrzljakTitular Bishop of CaltadriaBishop Emeritus of Varaždin, Croatia
7 Feb46.0Ordained BishopVarghese ChakkalakalBishop of Kannur, IndiaBishop of Calicut, India
64.8Ordained BishopFranz DietlTitular Bishop of SebargaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
46.2Ordained BishopLuíz Carlos EccelBishop of Caçador, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus
54.0SucceededRamzi Garmou, Ist. del PradoArchbishop of Teheran (Chaldean), IranArchbishop Emeritus of Diarbekir (Amida) (Chaldean), Turkey
84.6DiedYouhannan Semaan IssayiArchbishop of Teheran (Chaldean), Iran
39.8Ordained BishopLiborius Ndumbukuti Nashenda, O.M.I.Titular Bishop of PertusaArchbishop of Windhoek, Namibia
8 Feb70.1DiedNicola RotunnoBishop Emeritus of Sabina-Poggio Mirteto, Italy
9 Feb49.2AppointedMichael Dixon BhaseraBishop of Masvingo, ZimbabweBishop Emeritus
44.0AppointedDieudonné BogmisAuxiliary Bishop of Douala, CameroonBishop of Eséka, Cameroon
44.0AppointedDieudonné BogmisTitular Bishop of GadiaufalaBishop of Eséka, Cameroon
62.4AppointedAndreas Choi Chang-mouCoadjutor Archbishop of Gwangju, Korea (South)Archbishop Emeritus
59.6AppointedJoseph KaithatharaBishop of Gwalior, IndiaBishop Emeritus
60.1AppointedFrancis Teke LysingeBishop of Mamfe, CameroonBishop Emeritus
65.2AppointedSylvester MonteiroBishop of Aurangabad, India
49.1IncardinatedXavier Johnsai MunyonganiPriest of Masvingo, ZimbabweBishop of Gweru, Zimbabwe
43.1AppointedRobert Christopher NdlovuBishop of Hwange, ZimbabweArchbishop of Harare, Zimbabwe
75.9RetiredIgnacio Prieto Vega, I.E.M.E. †Bishop of Hwange, ZimbabweBishop Emeritus
45.0AppointedJude Thaddaeus Ruwa’ichi, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Mbulu, TanzaniaArchbishop of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
10 Feb50.1Ordained BishopJoseph Angelo GrechTitular Bishop of BelesasaBishop of Sandhurst, Australia
79.3DiedJoseph Nguyễn Tùng CươngBishop of Hải Phòng, Viet Nam
11 Feb32.0Perpetual VowsGeraldo Freire Soares, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Iguatu, Ceara, Brazil
80.3DiedPhilipp Ma Qi (Ma Ji)Bishop of Pingliang [Pingliang], China
42.3Ordained BishopFrancisco Javier Múnera Correa, I.M.C.Titular Bishop of Aquae Novae in NumidiaArchbishop of Cartagena, Colombia
57.4AppointedBeniamino StellaApostolic Nuncio to ColombiaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
12 Feb87.3DiedGeorge Eli Dion, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Jolo, Philippines
58.8Ordained BishopDaniel Eugene HurleyBishop of Port Pirie, AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Darwin, Australia
13 Feb44.1Ordained BishopJean-Baptiste TiamaBishop of Sikasso, MaliBishop of Mopti, Mali
14 Feb46.1Ordained BishopRosario Pio Ramolo, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Goré, Chad
48.3Ordained BishopMiguel Ángel Sebastián Martínez, M.C.C.I.Bishop of Laï, ChadBishop of Sarh, Chad
16 Feb56.7AppointedPietro FarinaBishop of Alife-Caiazzo, ItalyBishop of Caserta, Italy
56.3CeasedJean Khamsé Vithavong, O.M.I.Apostolic Administrator of Luang Prabang, LaosVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Vientiane, Laos
52.0AppointedThomas James OlmstedCoadjutor Bishop of Wichita, Kansas, USABishop Emeritus of Phoenix, Arizona, USA
51.1AppointedTito Banchong ThopanhongApostolic Administrator of Luang Prabang, LaosApostolic Administrator Emeritus
17 Feb81.8DiedRamón Salas Valdés, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Arica, Chile
85.1DiedJoseph Elias TawilEparch Emeritus of Newton (Our Lady of the Annunciation in Boston) (Melkite Greek), USA
18 Feb52.0AppointedThomas Christopher CollinsCoadjutor Archbishop of Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
52.4AppointedLouis DicaireAuxiliary Bishop of Montréal, Québec, CanadaAuxiliary Bishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Québec, Canada
52.4AppointedLouis DicaireTitular Bishop of ThizicaAuxiliary Bishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Québec, Canada
58.3AppointedJuan Carlos MaccaroneBishop of Santiago del Estero, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
53.2AppointedAnthony ManciniAuxiliary Bishop of Montréal, Québec, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Halifax-Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
53.2AppointedAnthony ManciniTitular Bishop of NatchitochesArchbishop Emeritus of Halifax-Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
19 Feb88.5DiedAloysius Haene, S.M.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Gwelo, Zimbabwe
20 Feb75.2RetiredLuigi BettazziBishop of Ivrea, ItalyBishop Emeritus
28.6Ordained DeaconEddy René Calvillo DíazDeacon of GuatemalaAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Guatemala
28.4Ordained PriestCleonir Paulo Dalbosco, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
56.5AppointedArrigo MiglioBishop of Ivrea, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Cagliari, Italy
21 Feb75.7DiedVirgílio de PauliBishop of Campo Mourão, Parana, Brazil
44.6Ordained BishopLawrence Pius DorairajTitular Bishop of Absa SallaBishop of Dharmapuri, India
44.2SucceededMauro Aparecido dos SantosBishop of Campo Mourão, Parana, BrazilArchbishop of Cascavel, Parana, Brazil
97.0DiedAndré-Joseph-Prosper Dupont, M. Afr. †Bishop Emeritus of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
52.4Ordained BishopManoel João FranciscoBishop of Chapecó, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Cornélio Procópio, Parana, Brazil
22 Feb56.2AppointedAntónio Maria Bessa TaipaAuxiliary Bishop of Porto, PortugalAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
56.2AppointedAntónio Maria Bessa TaipaTitular Bishop of TabboraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Porto, Portugal
56.8AppointedAntónio José Cavaco CarrilhoAuxiliary Bishop of Porto, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Funchal, Portugal
56.8AppointedAntónio José Cavaco CarrilhoTitular Bishop of TamallumaBishop Emeritus of Funchal, Portugal
47.6Ordained BishopRobert Joseph McManusTitular Bishop of AlleghenyBishop of Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
24 Feb48.3AppointedBalázs BábelCoadjutor Archbishop of Kalocsa-Kecskemét, HungaryArchbishop
76.5RetiredBenedito Domingos Vito Coscia, O.F.M. †Bishop of Jataí, Goias, BrazilBishop Emeritus
61.5AppointedMiguel Pedro MundoBishop of Jataí, Goias, Brazil
46.4AppointedJoaquín Pertíñez Fernández, O.A.R.Bishop of Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil
56.0AppointedAntônio Lino da Silva DinisBishop of Itumbiara, Goias, Brazil
25 Feb72.1ResignedHenri Salina, C.R.A. †Abbot of Saint-Maurice, SwitzerlandAbbot Emeritus
27 Feb61.6AppointedPiero BiggioApostolic Nuncio to DenmarkApostolic Nuncio
61.6AppointedPiero BiggioApostolic Nuncio to IcelandApostolic Nuncio
61.6AppointedPiero BiggioApostolic Nuncio to FinlandApostolic Nuncio
61.6AppointedPiero BiggioApostolic Nuncio to NorwayApostolic Nuncio
61.6AppointedPiero BiggioApostolic Nuncio to SwedenApostolic Nuncio
71.6RetiredGiovanni CeiranoApostolic Nuncio to DenmarkApostolic Nuncio
71.6RetiredGiovanni CeiranoApostolic Nuncio to FinlandApostolic Nuncio
71.6RetiredGiovanni CeiranoApostolic Nuncio to IcelandApostolic Nuncio
71.6RetiredGiovanni CeiranoApostolic Nuncio to NorwayApostolic Nuncio
71.6RetiredGiovanni CeiranoApostolic Nuncio to SwedenApostolic Nuncio
83.8DiedTeodardo Leitz, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
28 Feb67.0InstalledGiulio SanguinetiBishop of Brescia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
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