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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Mar77.2DiedIgnatius HarsonoBishop Emeritus of Bogor, Indonesia
75.2RetiredLajos KadaApostolic Nuncio to SpainApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
75.2RetiredLajos KadaApostolic Nuncio to AndorraApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Spain
76.8RetiredEugène Georges Joseph LecrosnierBishop of Belfort-Montbéliard, FranceBishop Emeritus
53.9Ordained BishopRichard Joseph MaloneTitular Bishop of AptucaBishop Emeritus of Buffalo, New York, USA
61.9AppointedManuel Monteiro de CastroApostolic Nuncio to SpainCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
61.9AppointedManuel Monteiro de CastroApostolic Nuncio to AndorraCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
56.2AppointedLeonardo SandriApostolic Nuncio to MéxicoCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Dicastery for the Eastern Churches
60.0AppointedClaude Pierre Charles SchockertBishop of Belfort-Montbéliard, FranceBishop Emeritus
3 Mar54.7Ordained BishopThéophile Georges KassabArchbishop of Homs (-Hama-Nabk) (Syrian), Syria
4 Mar64.4AppointedSantos Abril y CastellóApostolic Nuncio to ArgentinaCardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore {Saint Mary Major Basilica}
75.1RetiredUbaldo CalabresiApostolic Nuncio to ArgentinaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
52.2Ordained BishopJosé Luis Fletes SantanaTitular Bishop of ThunusudaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of México, Federal District
76.6RetiredFranco GualdriniBishop of Terni-Narni-Amelia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
27.0Ordained PriestThulani Victor Mbuyisa, C.M.M.Priest of Congregation of Mariannhill MissionariesBishop of Kokstad, South Africa
44.7Ordained BishopArnold OrowaeTitular Bishop of GisipaBishop of Wabag, Papua New Guinea
52.9Ordained BishopGuillermo Rodrigo Teodoro Ortiz MondragónTitular Bishop of Nova BarbaraBishop of Cuautitlán, México, México
54.8AppointedVincenzo PagliaBishop of Terni-Narni-Amelia, ItalyPresident of the Pontifical Academy for Life
57.0Ordained BishopNicolas SawafArchbishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Melkite Greek), SyriaArchbishop Emeritus
65.1Ordained BishopFelipe Tejeda García, M.Sp.S. †Titular Bishop of CastabalaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of México, Federal District
5 Mar27.2Perpetual VowsPaolo Andreolli, S.X.Member of Xaverian Missionary FathersAuxiliary Bishop of Belém do Pará, Brazil
61.3Ordained BishopPhilippe Jean Marie Joseph GueneleyBishop of Langres, FranceBishop Emeritus
6 Mar87.1DiedIgino Gamboa Satrustegui, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect Emeritus of Aguarico, Ecuador
47.7Ordained BishopJames Peter SartainBishop of Little Rock, Arkansas, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Seattle, Washington, USA
7 Mar67.9AppointedRubén Héctor di MonteArchbishop of Mercedes-Luján, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
88.1DiedJohn James Howe, S.S.C.M.E. †Bishop Emeritus of Myitkyina, Myanmar
77.1RetiredEmilio OgñénovichArchbishop of Mercedes-Luján, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
9 Mar76.0RetiredLuigi AmaducciArchbishop of Ravenna-Cervia, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
60.5AppointedFrançois Paul Marie MaupuBishop of Verdun, FranceBishop Emeritus
26.2Perpetual VowsPaul Daisuke Narui, S.V.D.Member of Society of the Divine WordBishop of Niigata, Japan
62.2AppointedGiuseppe VerucchiArchbishop of Ravenna-Cervia, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
10 Mar60.3AppointedMichel Pierre Marie MouïsseAuxiliary Bishop of Grenoble, FranceBishop Emeritus of Périgueux (-Sarlat), France
60.3AppointedMichel Pierre Marie MouïsseTitular Bishop of LambaesisBishop Emeritus of Périgueux (-Sarlat), France
11 Mar57.1AppointedAngelo BagnascoArchbishop of Pesaro, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Genova {Genoa}, Italy
90.4DiedAntonius HofmannBishop Emeritus of Passau, Germany
59.6AppointedAngel Nacorda LagdameoArchbishop of Jaro, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
64.4AppointedFrancesco MarinelliArchbishop of Urbino-Urbania-Sant’Angelo in Vado, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
12 Mar82.1SucceededJoseph Fan Zhong-Liang, S.J. †Bishop of Shanghai [Shanghai], China
98.6DiedIgnatius Kung Pin-mei (Gong Pinmei)Cardinal, Bishop of Shanghai [Shanghai], China
59.3InstalledFares MaakarounBishop of Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo (Melkite Greek), BrazilBishop Emeritus
70.5DiedGordon Anthony Pantin, C.S.Sp. †Archbishop of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
13 Mar75.3RetiredSamuel Ruiz GarcíaBishop of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
15 Mar59.1AppointedAlfredo SchäfflerCoadjutor Bishop of Parnaíba, Piaui, BrazilBishop Emeritus
17 Mar66.1InstalledEdmond CarmodyBishop of Corpus Christi, Texas, USABishop Emeritus
18 Mar63.6AppointedClaudio BagginiBishop of Vigevano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
76.1RetiredVasco Giuseppe BertelliBishop of Volterra, ItalyBishop Emeritus
50.3AppointedMansueto BianchiBishop of Volterra, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Pistoia, Italy
50.4Ordained BishopAnthony Ireri Mukobo, I.M.C.Titular Bishop of RusguniaeBishop of Isiolo, Kenya
45.2Ordained BishopDavid Kamau Ng’ang’aTitular Bishop of OëaAuxiliary Bishop of Nairobi, Kenya
51.9Ordained BishopMethod Paul KilainiTitular Bishop of StrumnitzaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bukoba, Tanzania
75.5RetiredGiovanni LocatelliBishop of Vigevano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
75.4RetiredRosario MazzolaBishop of Cefalù, ItalyBishop Emeritus
53.8AppointedFrancesco MontenegroAuxiliary Bishop of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Agrigento, Italy
53.8AppointedFrancesco MontenegroTitular Bishop of AurusulianaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Agrigento, Italy
41.1AppointedMiguel Romano GómezAuxiliary Bishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
41.1AppointedMiguel Romano GómezTitular Bishop of VagalAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
65.9AppointedFrancesco SgalambroBishop of Cefalù, ItalyBishop Emeritus
48.8AppointedAngelo SpinilloBishop of Teggiano-Policastro, ItalyBishop of Aversa, Italy
19 Mar52.8InstalledLino FumagalliBishop of Sabina-Poggio Mirteto, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Viterbo, Italy
57.8Ordained BishopCarillo Gritti, I.M.C. †Prelate of Itacoatiara, Amazonas, Brazil
63.0Ordained BishopJosé Alberto Rozo Gutiérrez, S.M.M. †Titular Bishop of ArsennariaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Puerto Gaitán, Colombia
20 Mar56.3AppointedJean-Louis Bruguès, O.P.Bishop of Angers, FranceArchivist Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archive
58.9Ordained BishopArturo de Jesús Correa ToroBishop of Ipiales, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
59.2Ordained BishopJosé Haring, O.F.M. †Bishop of Limoeiro do Norte, Ceara, BrazilBishop Emeritus
60.5Ordained BishopPatrick Joseph Harrington, S.M.A.Bishop of Lodwar, KenyaBishop Emeritus
36.1Ordained BishopJoseph Li Lian GuiBishop of Xianxian [Sienhsien], China
50.3Ordained BishopGerald Isaac LoboBishop of Shimoga, IndiaBishop of Udupi, India
39.8Ordained PriestNeri Menor Vargas, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Carabayllo, Peru
53.5Ordained BishopJosé Francisco OliverosBishop of Boac, PhilippinesBishop of Malolos, Philippines
76.2RetiredJean Pierre Marie OrchamptBishop of Angers, FranceBishop Emeritus
21 Mar79.2DiedJames William GleesonArchbishop Emeritus of Adelaide, Australia
22 Mar50.7AppointedEsmeraldo Barreto de Farias, Ist. del PradoBishop of Paulo Afonso, Bahia, BrazilBishop of Araçuaí (Arassuaí), Minas Gerais, Brazil
67.5InstalledCormac Murphy-O’ConnorArchbishop of Westminster, England, Great BritainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
93.7DiedAchille PalmeriniBishop Emeritus of Isernia e Venafro, Italy
79.1DiedRemigio RagonesiVicegerent Emeritus of Roma {Rome}, Italy
23 Mar79.1DiedAntony PadiyaraCardinal, Major Archbishop Emeritus of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), India
44.2AppointedJaime SotoAuxiliary Bishop of Orange in California, USABishop of Sacramento, California, USA
44.2AppointedJaime SotoTitular Bishop of SegiaBishop of Sacramento, California, USA
24 Mar66.9Ordained BishopAlvaro Efrén Rincón Rojas, C.SS.R.Titular Bishop of BettoniumVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Puerto Carreño, Colombia
59.7InstalledRoger Lawrence Schwietz, O.M.I.Coadjutor Archbishop of Anchorage, Alaska, USAArchbishop Emeritus
25 Mar49.8AppointedJorge Pedro Carrión PavlichBishop of Puno, Peru
54.2AppointedRodolfo Cetoloni, O.F.M.Bishop of Montepulciano-Chiusi-Pienza, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Grosseto, Italy
54.3Ordained BishopJoseph Francis Kweku EssienBishop of Wiawso, GhanaBishop Emeritus
76.1RetiredAlberto GiglioliBishop of Montepulciano-Chiusi-Pienza, ItalyBishop Emeritus
54.3AppointedStanislav Hočevar, S.D.B.Coadjutor Archbishop of Beograd (-Smederevo), SerbiaArchbishop Emeritus
61.2Ordained BishopAurelio José Kühn Hergenreder, O.F.M.Prelate of Deán Funes, ArgentinaPrelate Emeritus
38.2Ordained BishopVilhelms Toms Marija Lapelis, O.P.Coadjutor Bishop of Liepāja, LatviaBishop Emeritus
45.1Ordained BishopJorge Eduardo LozanoTitular Bishop of Furnos MaiorArchbishop of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
30.3Ordained PriestAndherson Franklin Lustoza de SouzaPriest of Cachoeiro do Itapemirim, Espirito Santo, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil
56.9Ordained BishopFrancesco Guido RavinaleBishop of Asti, ItalyBishop Emeritus
61.8Ordained BishopMax John RodriguesBishop of Hyderabad in PakistanBishop Emeritus
31.9Ordained PriestVicente Horacio Saeteros SierraPriest of Portoviejo, EcuadorBishop of Machala, Ecuador
47.6AppointedTommaso ValentinettiBishop of Termoli-Larino, ItalyArchbishop of Pescara-Penne, Italy
26 Mar81.9DiedFrançois AbrahaBishop Emeritus of Asmara (Ethiopian), Eritrea
93.4DiedAlfredo BrunieraVice President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council “Cor Unum”
71.7Ordained BishopJorge García Isaza, C.M. †Titular Bishop of BuduaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Tierradentro, Colombia
50.8Ordained BishopProtógenes José Luft, S.d.C.Coadjutor Bishop of Barra do Garças, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop Emeritus
27 Mar60.1AppointedAndré Pierre Louis DupuyApostolic Nuncio to VenezuelaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Netherlands
29 Mar57.7AppointedAlfonso Rogelio Delgado EversArchbishop of San Juan de Cuyo, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
77.1RetiredÍtalo Severino Di StéfanoArchbishop of San Juan de Cuyo, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
56.0AppointedAntônio Wagner da Silva, S.C.I.Coadjutor Bishop of Guarapuava, Parana, BrazilBishop Emeritus
31 Mar59.9AppointedFelipe Arizmendi EsquivelBishop of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, MéxicoCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
74.8ResignedMichael DallatAuxiliary Bishop of Down and Connor, IrelandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
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