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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Dec75.9DiedJosé Julio Aguilar García
37.9SelectedJoseph Xu HonggenBishop of Suzhou [Soochow], China
1 Dec54.3AppointedJosé Belisário da Silva, O.F.M.Bishop of Bacabal, Maranhão, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil
3 Dec69.4AppointedFranco CrociTitular Bishop of Potentia in PicenoVice President Emeritus of the Labour Office of the Apostolic See
69.4AppointedFranco CrociSecretary of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy SeeVice President Emeritus of the Labour Office of the Apostolic See
53.0AppointedAndrew FrancisBishop of Multan, PakistanBishop Emeritus
58.2AppointedVincent Louis Marie Landel, S.C.I. di Béth.Coadjutor Archbishop of Rabat, MoroccoArchbishop Emeritus
50.0AppointedGerald Isaac LoboBishop of Shimoga, IndiaBishop of Udupi, India
28.7Ordained PriestClement PapaPriest of Mount Hagen, Papua New GuineaCoadjutor Archbishop-Elect
61.5AppointedMax John RodriguesBishop of Hyderabad in PakistanBishop Emeritus
4 Dec25.5Ordained PriestAlejandro Díaz GarcíaPriest of Bogotá, ColombiaAuxiliary Bishop
32.4Ordained PriestMedardo de Jesús Henao del Río, M.X.Y.Priest of Misioneros Javerianos de YarumalVicar Apostolic of Mitú, Colombia
47.0Ordained BishopCyryl KlimowiczTitular Bishop of ArbaBishop of San Giuseppe a Irkutsk, Russian Federation
57.1AppointedGeorge PanikulamTitular Archbishop of CaudiumApostolic Nuncio
57.1AppointedGeorge PanikulamApostolic Nuncio to HondurasApostolic Nuncio
24.5Ordained PriestEdwin Raúl Vanegas CuervoPriest of Bogotá, ColombiaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
5 Dec37.2Ordained DeaconPaulo Bosi Dal’BóDeacon of Colatina, Espirito Santo, BrazilBishop of São Mateus, Espirito Santo, Brazil
45.3Ordained BishopLuigi Infanti della Mora, O.S.M.Titular Bishop of CartennaeVicar Apostolic of Aysén, Chile
50.5Ordained BishopGiovanni SantucciBishop of Massa Marittima-Piombino, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Massa Carrara-Pontremoli, Italy
7 Dec61.2AppointedRafael Leónidas Felipe y NúñezBishop of Barahona, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus
66.9Ordained BishopIan MurrayBishop of Argyll and The Isles, Scotland, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
76.8RetiredAntonio Riboldi, I.C. †Bishop of Acerra, ItalyBishop Emeritus
62.5AppointedSalvatore Giovanni RinaldiBishop of Acerra, ItalyBishop Emeritus
67.5ResignedFabio Mamerto Rivas Santos, S.D.B. †Bishop of Barahona, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus
8 Dec27.5Ordained PriestNicolás Renán Aguilera ArroyoPriest of Tarija, BoliviaBishop of Potosí, Bolivia
74.0ResignedSiluvaimathu Teresanathan AmalnatherBishop of Tuticorin, IndiaBishop Emeritus
29.2Ordained PriestPedro Centeno Baquero, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Kerema, Papua New Guinea
60.7SucceededPeter FernandoBishop of Tuticorin, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Madurai, India
53.3Ordained BishopJoseph Edward KurtzBishop of Knoxville, Tennessee, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
48.3Ordained BishopAurel PercăTitular Bishop of MaurianaArchbishop of Bucarest {Bucureşti}, Romania
82.8DiedGustavo Posada Peláez, M.X.Y. †Bishop Emeritus of Istmina-Tadó, Colombia
9 Dec51.5AppointedHans-Josef BeckerAuxiliary Bishop of Paderborn, GermanyArchbishop Emeritus
51.5AppointedHans-Josef BeckerTitular Bishop of VinaArchbishop Emeritus of Paderborn, Germany
78.9DiedCyrille Emmanuel BenniArchbishop Emeritus of Mossul (Syrian), Iraq
61.1Ordained BishopBasile Georges CasmoussaArchbishop of Mossul (Syrian), IraqApostolic Visitor (Visitator)
25.7Ordained DeaconJosé Otacio Oliveira GuedesDeacon of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
11 Dec30.8Ordained PriestMaurício da Silva JardimPriest of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop of Rondonópolis - Guiratinga, Mato Grosso, Brazil
70.9AppointedRaffaello FunghiniDean of the Roman RotaDean Emeritus
54.4AppointedStanisław GębickiAuxiliary Bishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
54.4AppointedStanisław GębickiTitular Bishop of ThigesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
75.9RetiredJózef GucwaAuxiliary Bishop of Tarnów, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
30.4Ordained PriestAbraham KomePriest of Nkongsamba, CameroonBishop of Bafang, Cameroon
56.7AppointedBraulio Rafael León VillegasBishop of Ciudad Guzmán, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
29.9Ordained PriestDavid Martínez De Aguirre Guinea, O.P.Priest of Order of Friars PreachersVicar Apostolic of Puerto Maldonado, Peru
28.1Ordained PriestAlejandro Nicolás Musolino, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoAuxiliary Bishop of Córdoba, Argentina
49.7AppointedIreneusz Józef PękalskiAuxiliary Bishop of Łódź, Poland
49.7AppointedIreneusz Józef PękalskiTitular Bishop of Castellum TingitiiAuxiliary Bishop of Łódź, Poland
51.3AppointedVincenzo PelviAuxiliary Bishop of Napoli {Naples}, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Foggia-Bovino, Italy
51.3AppointedVincenzo PelviTitular Bishop of Thinisa in NumidiaArchbishop Emeritus of Foggia-Bovino, Italy
29.2Ordained PriestKornelius Sipayung, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinArchbishop of Medan, Indonesia
77.2RetiredSerafín Vásquez ElizaldeBishop of Ciudad Guzmán, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
88.0DiedJoseph-Marie Vû Duy NhấtBishop of Bùi Chu, Viet Nam
12 Dec95.6DiedAlois StögerAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Sankt Pölten, Austria
81.1DiedSimon Zhang JiumuBishop of Xuanhua [Süanhwa], China
79.4SucceededPhilip Peter Zhao Zhendong (Zhao Bide)Bishop of Xuanhua [Süanhwa], China
13 Dec61.8ResignedAntonio Maria VegliòApostolic Nuncio to KuwaitCardinal, President Emeritus of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
61.8ResignedAntonio Maria VegliòApostolic Delegate to Arabian PeninsulaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
14 Dec52.7AppointedIvo Baldi GaburriBishop of Huaraz, PeruBishop of Huarí, Peru
51.9Ordained BishopPeter Lee Ki-heonBishop of Korea, MilitaryBishop Emeritus of Uijeongbu, Korea (South)
50.5Ordained BishopGeorge Joseph LucasBishop of Springfield in Illinois, USAArchbishop of Omaha, Nebraska, USA
44.4AppointedArnold OrowaeAuxiliary Bishop of Wabag, Papua New GuineaBishop
44.4AppointedArnold OrowaeTitular Bishop of GisipaBishop of Wabag, Papua New Guinea
47.0AppointedDavid Laurin RickenCoadjutor Bishop of Cheyenne, Wyoming, USABishop of Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
89.0DiedEnea SelisArchbishop Emeritus of Cosenza e Bisignano, Italy
15 Dec87.9DiedAugustin Fataki AluekeArchbishop Emeritus of Kisangani, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
84.8DiedManuel MenéndezBishop Emeritus of San Martín, Argentina
16 Dec61.1AppointedPhilippe Jean Marie Joseph GueneleyBishop of Langres, FranceBishop Emeritus
76.4RetiredLéon Aimé Taverdet, F.M.C. †Bishop of Langres, FranceBishop Emeritus
17 Dec98.0DiedPaolo Dezza, S.J. †Cardinal, Priest of Society of Jesus
66.3SelectedFrancis Tong HuiBishop of Yan’an [Yenan], China
88.9DiedJoseph Wang ZhenyeBishop of Yan’an [Yenan], China
18 Dec57.4AppointedAlberto Bottari de CastelloTitular Archbishop of ForatianaApostolic Nuncio
57.4AppointedAlberto Bottari de CastelloApostolic Nuncio to GambiaApostolic Nuncio
57.4AppointedAlberto Bottari de CastelloApostolic Nuncio to GuineaApostolic Nuncio
57.4AppointedAlberto Bottari de CastelloApostolic Nuncio to LiberiaApostolic Nuncio
57.4AppointedAlberto Bottari de CastelloApostolic Nuncio to Sierra LeoneApostolic Nuncio
84.8DiedLuigi DardaniBishop Emeritus of Imola, Italy
74.5RetiredJosé Gabriel Diaz CuevaAuxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil, EcuadorBishop Emeritus of Azogues, Ecuador
30.1Ordained DeaconAndherson Franklin Lustoza de SouzaDeacon of Cachoeiro do Itapemirim, Espirito Santo, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil
59.0AppointedFares MaakarounArchbishop (Personal Title) of Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo (Melkite Greek), BrazilBishop Emeritus
77.0RetiredAbraham D. Mattam, C.V. †Bishop of Satna (Syro-Malabar), IndiaBishop Emeritus
53.9AppointedMatthew Vaniakizhakel, C.V.Bishop of Satna (Syro-Malabar), IndiaBishop Emeritus
21 Dec68.5AppointedLuis Serapio del Castillo Estrada, S.J.Bishop of Melo, UruguayBishop Emeritus
22 Dec44.3AppointedMartin Adjou MoumouniBishop of N’Dali, Benin
48.3AppointedJean-Pierre BassèneBishop of Kolda, Senegal
65.9AppointedAloísio Hilário de Pinho, F.D.P. †Bishop of Jataí, Goias, BrazilBishop Emeritus
54.0AppointedJoseph Francis Kweku EssienBishop of Wiawso, GhanaBishop Emeritus
86.1DiedEdward John HerrmannBishop Emeritus of Columbus, Ohio, USA
50.2AppointedAnthony Ireri Mukobo, I.M.C.Auxiliary Bishop of Nairobi, KenyaBishop of Isiolo, Kenya
50.2AppointedAnthony Ireri Mukobo, I.M.C.Titular Bishop of RusguniaeBishop of Isiolo, Kenya
48.4AppointedDominic Jala, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Shillong, India
44.9AppointedDavid Kamau Ng’ang’aAuxiliary Bishop of Nairobi, Kenya
44.9AppointedDavid Kamau Ng’ang’aTitular Bishop of OëaAuxiliary Bishop of Nairobi, Kenya
51.7AppointedMethod Paul KilainiAuxiliary Bishop of Dar-es-Salaam, TanzaniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bukoba, Tanzania
51.7AppointedMethod Paul KilainiTitular Bishop of StrumnitzaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bukoba, Tanzania
46.2AppointedGerald John MathiasBishop of Simla and Chandigarh, IndiaBishop of Lucknow, India
66.6AppointedAlvaro Efrén Rincón Rojas, C.SS.R.Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Carreño, ColombiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
66.6AppointedAlvaro Efrén Rincón Rojas, C.SS.R.Titular Bishop of BettoniumVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Puerto Carreño, Colombia
66.7ResignedJosé Aurelio Rozo Gutiérrez, S.M.M. †Prefect of Vichada, ColombiaPrefect Emeritus
62.8AppointedJosé Alberto Rozo Gutiérrez, S.M.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Gaitán, ColombiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
62.8AppointedJosé Alberto Rozo Gutiérrez, S.M.M. †Titular Bishop of ArsennariaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Puerto Gaitán, Colombia
65.3DiedYousif ThomasArchbishop of Bassorah {Basra} (Chaldean), Iraq
23 Dec80.5DiedJosé Brandão de Castro, C.SS.R. †Bishop Emeritus of Propriá, Sergipe, Brazil
89.5DiedBrian Charles FoleyBishop Emeritus of Lancaster, England, Great Britain
72.5AppointedVarkey Vithayathil, C.SS.R. †Cardinal, Major Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), India
72.5AppointedVarkey Vithayathil, C.SS.R. †Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), IndiaCardinal, Major Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), India
27 Dec51.6Ordained BishopBoniface Choi Ki-SanCoadjutor Bishop of Incheon {Inch’on}, Korea (South)Bishop
28 Dec83.8DiedWalter (Arthur) Coggin, O.S.B. †Priest of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot Emeritus of Belmont-Mary Help of Christians, North Carolina, USA
91.4DiedBruno WechnerBishop Emeritus of Feldkirch, Austria
31.2Ordained Bishop[ Zhang Tongli]Bishop of Shanghai [Shanghai], China
30 Dec32.5Ordained PriestSebastian TuduPriest of Dinajpur, BangladeshBishop
54.5AppointedJosé Raúl Vera López, O.P.Bishop of Saltillo, Coahuila, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
78.9RetiredFrancisco Raúl Villalobos PadillaBishop of Saltillo, Coahuila, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
31 Dec52.6AppointedLino FumagalliBishop of Sabina-Poggio Mirteto, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Viterbo, Italy

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