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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Apr40.5AppointedEnrique Figaredo Alvargonzález, S.J.Prefect of Battambang, Cambodia
79.1InstalledJoseph Wang Dianduo, O.A.R. †Bishop of Caozhou/Heze [Tsaochow], China
2 Apr48.7Ordained BishopDominic Jala, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Shillong, India
54.9Ordained BishopVincenzo PagliaBishop of Terni-Narni-Amelia, ItalyPresident of the Pontifical Academy for Life
56.9InstalledFrancesco Guido RavinaleBishop of Asti, ItalyBishop Emeritus
3 Apr68.0DiedRaymundo López Mateos, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, México
4 Apr44.9AppointedManuel Felipe Díaz SánchezBishop of Carúpano, VenezuelaArchbishop of Calabozo, Venezuela
5 Apr55.9AppointedLuciano Bergamin, C.R.L.Auxiliary Bishop of Santo Amaro, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Nova Iguaçu, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
55.9AppointedLuciano Bergamin, C.R.L.Titular Bishop of OctabiaBishop Emeritus of Nova Iguaçu, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
77.9DiedFrançois Joseph Maurer, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Iles Saint-Pierre et Miquelon
6 Apr87.4DiedBernardino Carlos Guillermo Honorato Echeverría Ruiz, O.F.M. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Guayaquil, Ecuador
7 Apr33.2Ordained DeaconGeraldo Freire Soares, C.SS.R.Deacon of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Iguatu, Ceara, Brazil
8 Apr56.8AppointedMiklós BeerAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom-Budapest, HungaryBishop Emeritus of Vác, Hungary
56.8AppointedMiklós BeerTitular Bishop of CaeciriBishop Emeritus of Vác, Hungary
61.3InstalledAurelio José Kühn Hergenreder, O.F.M.Prelate of Deán Funes, ArgentinaPrelate Emeritus
63.5InstalledRocco TalucciArchbishop of Brindisi-Ostuni, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
9 Apr57.9ResignedJohn Stephen KnightAuxiliary Bishop of Toronto, Ontario, CanadaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
80.0DiedJames William MaloneBishop Emeritus of Youngstown, Ohio, USA
46.5Ordained BishopGerald John MathiasBishop of Simla and Chandigarh, IndiaBishop of Lucknow, India
41.2Ordained BishopMiguel Romano GómezTitular Bishop of VagalAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
11 Apr64.1Ordained BishopJohn Joseph KaisingTitular Bishop of Horrea CoeliaAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, Military
81.9DiedSalvador Lazo LazoBishop Emeritus of San Fernando de La Union, Philippines
63.8CeasedWilliam Joseph LevadaApostolic Administrator of Santa Rosa (in California), USACardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
62.5AppointedDaniel Francis WalshBishop of Santa Rosa (in California), USABishop Emeritus
12 Apr78.7DiedEdgar Carício de GouvêaBishop Emeritus of Irecê, Bahia, Brazil
63.5AppointedDadeus GringsCoadjutor Archbishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
82.0DiedGerald Francis O’KeefeBishop Emeritus of Davenport, Iowa, USA
54.3Ordained BishopMatthew Vaniakizhakel, C.V.Bishop of Satna (Syro-Malabar), IndiaBishop Emeritus
13 Apr70.7AppointedDarío Castrillón HoyosPresident of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”Cardinal, President Emeritus
80.7RetiredAngelo FeliciPresident of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”Cardinal, President Emeritus
74.2DiedAntoine HacaultArchbishop of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, Canada
14 Apr49.4AppointedFidèle AgbatchiArchbishop of Parakou, BeninArchbishop Emeritus
53.2IncardinatedJudes BicabaPriest of Dédougou, Burkina FasoBishop
43.6AppointedBenyamin Yosef BriaBishop of Denpasar, Indonesia
63.5AppointedGonzalo Ramiro del Castillo Crespo, O.C.D. †Bishop of Bolivia, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
44.9AppointedDamian Denis DalluBishop of Geita, TanzaniaArchbishop of Songea, Tanzania
41.7AppointedIgnatius Ayau KaigamaArchbishop of Jos, NigeriaArchbishop of Abuja, Nigeria
77.7RetiredMario Lezana VacaBishop of Bolivia, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
74.8RetiredManuel Revollo Crespo, C.M.F. †Coadjutor Bishop of Bolivia, MilitaryCoadjutor Bishop Emeritus
52.5AppointedJoseph SamaBishop of Nouna, Burkina Faso
63.5AppointedLucas Sirkar, S.D.B. †Coadjutor Archbishop of Calcutta, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
71.2AppointedZéphyrin ToéBishop of Dédougou, Burkina FasoBishop Emeritus
50.2AppointedDouglas William Young, S.V.D.Auxiliary Bishop of Mount Hagen, Papua New GuineaArchbishop
50.2AppointedDouglas William Young, S.V.D.Titular Bishop of RusubbicariArchbishop of Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea
15 Apr58.0AppointedMichel Marie Jacques Dubost, C.I.M.Bishop of Evry-Corbeil-Essonnes, FranceBishop Emeritus
88.5DiedPaul Dumouchel, O.M.I. †Archbishop Emeritus of Keewatin-Le Pas, Manitoba, Canada
75.1RetiredGuy Alexis HerbulotBishop of Evry-Corbeil-Essonnes, FranceBishop Emeritus
72.4DiedThomas Joseph Lobsinger, O.M.I. †Bishop of Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
50.3AppointedEduardo Porfirio Patiño LealBishop of Córdoba, Veracruz, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
53.6AppointedHipólito Reyes LariosBishop of Orizaba, Veracruz, MéxicoArchbishop of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, México
16 Apr54.9InstalledVincenzo PagliaBishop of Terni-Narni-Amelia, ItalyPresident of the Pontifical Academy for Life
17 Apr74.7DiedHenry Swithin Thomas Alexander Wijetunge Goonewardena, O.M.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
49.5AppointedDenis TheurillatAuxiliary Bishop of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, SwitzerlandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
49.5AppointedDenis TheurillatTitular Bishop of TubulbacaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, Switzerland
18 Apr75.1RetiredRaymond Conway BenjaminBishop of Townsville, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
19 Apr67.2AppointedAngélico Sândalo BernardinoBishop of Blumenau, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus
20 Apr49.2AppointedJean-Luc BruninAuxiliary Bishop of Lille, FranceBishop of Le Havre, France
49.2AppointedJean-Luc BruninTitular Bishop of UsinazaBishop of Le Havre, France
50.6AppointedDiómedes Espinal de LeónAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican RepublicBishop of Mao-Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic
50.6AppointedDiómedes Espinal de LeónTitular Bishop of VardimissaBishop of Mao-Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic
45.5AppointedJózef SzamockiAuxiliary Bishop of Toruń, Poland
45.5AppointedJózef SzamockiTitular Bishop of ClypiaAuxiliary Bishop of Toruń, Poland
46.3AppointedJan Franciszek WątrobaAuxiliary Bishop of Częstochowa, PolandBishop of Rzeszów, Poland
46.3AppointedJan Franciszek WątrobaTitular Bishop of BisicaBishop of Rzeszów, Poland
23 Apr27.3Ordained PriestJuan Carlos Asqui PilcoPriest of Tacna y Moquegua, PeruAuxiliary Bishop
25 Apr67.7AppointedHubert Marie Pierre Dominique BarbierArchbishop of Bourges, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
66.3Ordained BishopEvarist PintoTitular Bishop of Castra SeverianaArchbishop Emeritus of Karachi, Pakistan
76.2RetiredPierre Marie Léon Augustin PlateauArchbishop of Bourges, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
75.2RetiredBernardino Rivera Alvarez, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Potosí, BoliviaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
85.4DiedRafael Sarmiento PeraltaArchbishop Emeritus of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia
57.7DiedPierre Koffi SeshieBishop of Kpalimé, Togo
26 Apr28.7Ordained PriestMichael Miabesue BibiPriest of Bamenda, CameroonBishop of Buéa, Cameroon
68.0InstalledRubén Héctor di MonteArchbishop of Mercedes-Luján, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
86.2DiedBarthélemy-Pierre-Joseph-Marie-Henri Hanrion, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Dapango, Togo
65.8AppointedEugenio SbarbaroApostolic Nuncio to YugoslaviaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Serbia
27 Apr34.6Perpetual VowsOdair Miguel Gonsalves dos Santos, C.M.Member of Congregation of the MissionAuxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
29 Apr48.7Ordained BishopJean-Pierre BassèneBishop of Kolda, Senegal
60.0AppointedFelice di MolfettaBishop of Cerignola-Ascoli Satriano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
48.6AppointedCarlos María FranziniBishop of Rafaela, ArgentinaArchbishop of Mendoza, Argentina
33.1Ordained PriestRiccardo Luca Guariglia, O.S.B.Priest of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot of Montevergine, Italy
64.5Ordained BishopFrancesco MarinelliArchbishop of Urbino-Urbania-Sant’Angelo in Vado, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
53.9Ordained BishopFrancesco MontenegroTitular Bishop of AurusulianaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Agrigento, Italy
52.3AppointedDonato NegroArchbishop of Otranto, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
30 Apr63.7Ordained BishopClaudio BagginiBishop of Vigevano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
56.4Ordained BishopJean-Louis Bruguès, O.P.Bishop of Angers, FranceArchivist Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archive
26.0Perpetual VowsMykola Petro Luchok, O.P.Member of Order of Friars PreachersBishop of Mukachevo (Munkács), Ukraine
60.6Ordained BishopFrançois Paul Marie MaupuBishop of Verdun, FranceBishop Emeritus
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