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The Year of Our Lord 2001

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Dec53.5Ordained BishopGiovanni Angelo BecciuTitular Archbishop of RusellaeSubstitute (Sostituto) of the Secretariat of State
59.4AppointedHenri Coudray, S.J.Prefect of Mongo, ChadVicar Apostolic of Mongo, Chad
55.6InstalledManoel dos Reis de FariasBishop of Patos, Paraiba, BrazilBishop of Petrolina, Pernambuco, Brazil
64.0SucceededGeoffrey Hilton JarrettBishop of Lismore, Australia
50.9AppointedSalesius MugambiCoadjutor Bishop of Meru, KenyaBishop
49.5Ordained BishopBonifacio Antonio Reimann Panic, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of Saia MaiorVicar Apostolic of Ńuflo de Chávez, Bolivia
73.3ResignedJohn Steven SatterthwaiteBishop of Lismore, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
58.0AppointedAndrew Yeom Soo-jungAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul, Korea (South)Cardinal, Archbishop
58.0AppointedAndrew Yeom Soo-jungTitular Bishop of ThibiucaCardinal, Archbishop of Seoul, Korea (South)
2 Dec56.8Ordained BishopJean-Claude Ézechiel Jean-Baptiste BoulangerCoadjutor Bishop of Sées, FranceBishop of Bayeux (-Lisieux), France
52.5InstalledSebastiăo Assis de Figueiredo, O.F.M. †Bishop of Guiratinga, Mato Grosso, Brazil
87.2DiedLawrence Joseph RileyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
3 Dec75.0RetiredLeonard Anthony FaulknerArchbishop of Adelaide, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus
51.2SucceededPhilip Edward WilsonArchbishop of Adelaide, Australia
4 Dec44.2Ordained BishopJohn Chrisostom Kwon Hyok-juBishop of Andong, Korea (South)
49.5AppointedGiuseppe PintoTitular Archbishop of PandosiaApostolic Nuncio to Philippines
49.5AppointedGiuseppe PintoApostolic Nuncio to SénégalApostolic Nuncio to Philippines
49.5AppointedGiuseppe PintoApostolic Delegate to MauritaniaApostolic Nuncio to Philippines
56.8AppointedMichael John SheridanCoadjutor Bishop of Colorado Springs, Colorado, USABishop
5 Dec77.6RetiredJorge Mario Avila del Aguila, C.M. †Bishop of Jalapa, GuatemalaBishop Emeritus
62.3AppointedJulio Edgar Cabrera OvalleBishop of Jalapa, Guatemala
75.0RetiredAlberto Johannes Först, O. Carm.Bishop of Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
62.6SucceededRedovino Rizzardo, C.S.Bishop of Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
6 Dec55.4AppointedPetros Hanna Issa Al-HarboliBishop of Zaku (Chaldean), Iraq
52.4AppointedRabban Al-QasBishop of Amadiyah (Chaldean), IraqBishop of Amadiyah and Zaku (Chaldean), Iraq
79.7RetiredHanna KelloBishop of Amadiyah (Chaldean), IraqBishop Emeritus
52.7AppointedMikha Pola MaqdassiBishop of Alquoch (Chaldean), Iraq
79.0RetiredAbdul-Ahad SanaBishop of Alquoch (Chaldean), IraqBishop Emeritus
7 Dec31.2Ordained PriestThomas DowdPriest of Montréal, Québec, CanadaAuxiliary Bishop
46.2AppointedClaudio GugerottiTitular Archbishop of RebellumApostolic Nuncio to Belarus
46.2AppointedClaudio GugerottiApostolic Nuncio to GeorgiaApostolic Nuncio to Belarus
46.2AppointedClaudio GugerottiApostolic Nuncio to ArmeniaApostolic Nuncio to Belarus
9 Dec57.6SucceededStephen AthipozhiyilBishop of Alleppey, India
72.0ResignedPeter Michael ChenaparampilBishop of Alleppey, IndiaBishop Emeritus
87.4DiedAntonio MauroOfficial Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
78.6DiedJoseph MeesApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to South Africa
10 Dec79.6DiedAndré Fernand AnguiléArchbishop Emeritus of Libreville, Gabon
75.4RetiredJames Chan Soon CheongBishop of Melaka-Johor, MalaysiaBishop Emeritus
11 Dec68.6AppointedEdmond Y. FarhatApostolic Nuncio to TurkeyApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Austria
68.6AppointedEdmond Y. FarhatApostolic Nuncio to TurkmenistanApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Austria
47.1AppointedJean-Christophe André Robert LagleizeBishop of Valence (-Die-Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux), FranceBishop of Metz, France
76.1RetiredDidier-Léon MarchandBishop of Valence (-Die-Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux), FranceBishop Emeritus
67.0AppointedMarian OlesApostolic Nuncio to SloveniaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
67.0AppointedMarian OlesApostolic Nuncio to MacedoniaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Slovenia
12 Dec55.1AppointedFernando Antônio Brochini, C.S.S.Coadjutor Bishop of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop
55.5AppointedZeno HastenteufelBishop of Frederico Westphalen, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop of Novo Hamburgo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
63.0Ordained BishopJosu IriondoTitular Bishop of AltonAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
64.0InstalledGeoffrey Hilton JarrettBishop of Lismore, Australia
76.0RetiredPaul Kim Ok-kyunAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul, Korea (South)Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
58.8Ordained BishopDominick John LagonegroTitular Bishop of ModrušAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USA
77.4RetiredBruno MaldanerBishop of Frederico Westphalen, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
64.0Ordained BishopTimothy Anthony McDonnellTitular Bishop of SeminaBishop Emeritus of Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
56.1AppointedDorick McGowan WrightAuxiliary Bishop of Belize City-Belmopan, Belize, AntillesBishop
56.1AppointedDorick McGowan WrightTitular Bishop of Thimida RegiaBishop of Belize City-Belmopan, Belize, Antilles
48.8AppointedDonald George SproxtonAuxiliary Bishop of Perth, Australia
48.8AppointedDonald George SproxtonTitular Bishop of TimiciAuxiliary Bishop of Perth, Australia
44.5Ordained BishopLuis Antonio Gokim TagleBishop of Imus, PhilippinesCardinal, Archbishop of Manila, Philippines
13 Dec46.2AppointedClaudio GugerottiApostolic Nuncio to AzerbaijanApostolic Nuncio to Belarus
66.5AppointedWilhelm SchramlBishop of Passau, GermanyBishop Emeritus
53.9AppointedAdolfo Tito YllanaTitular Archbishop of MontecorvinoApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Democratic Republic of
53.9AppointedAdolfo Tito YllanaApostolic Nuncio to Papua New GuineaApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Democratic Republic of
15 Dec46.9AppointedGiovanni d’AnielloTitular Archbishop of PestoApostolic Nuncio to Brazil
46.9AppointedGiovanni d’AnielloApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Democratic Republic ofApostolic Nuncio to Brazil
49.9Ordained BishopPeter HlaTitular Bishop of Castellum in NumidiaBishop of Pekhon, Myanmar
59.0AppointedRobert William MuenchBishop of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
45.4Ordained BishopJosep Ángel Sáiz MenesesTitular Bishop of SelemselaeBishop of Terrassa, Spain
16 Dec55.3Ordained BishopDenys Antoine ChahdaArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Syrian), Syria
60.5Ordained BishopStanley RomanBishop of Quilon, India
52.0Ordained BishopAndrés Stanovnik, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Reconquista, ArgentinaArchbishop of Corrientes, Argentina
39.7InstalledMartin (Stephan) Werlen, O.S.B.Abbot of Maria Einsiedeln, SwitzerlandAbbot Emeritus
18 Dec50.5AppointedJuan Bautista Gavilán VelásquezBishop of Coronel Oviedo, Paraguay
19 Dec45.5AppointedAirton José dos SantosAuxiliary Bishop of Santo André, Sao Paulo, BrazilArchbishop of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
45.5AppointedAirton José dos SantosTitular Bishop of PhelbesArchbishop of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
49.1AppointedElizeu de Morais PimentelCoadjutor Bishop of Paranavaí, Parana, Brazil
64.2AppointedWerner Franz Siebenbrock, S.V.D.Bishop of Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
20 Dec91.2DiedJosé Floriberto Cornelis, O.S.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Alagoinhas, Bahia, Brazil
94.4DiedTheodorus Gerardus Antonius HendriksenAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Utrecht, Netherlands
48.2AppointedReinhard MarxBishop of Trier, GermanyCardinal, Archbishop of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
21 Dec73.3ResignedElie Amsini KiswayaBishop of Sakania-Kipushi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
57.2AppointedJean-Pierre Bernard RicardCardinal, Archbishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
22 Dec49.9AppointedGilberto Gómez GonzálezAuxiliary Bishop of Abancay, PeruBishop
49.9AppointedGilberto Gómez GonzálezTitular Bishop of MozotcoriBishop of Abancay, Peru
64.3DiedAlexander Sye Cheong-dukAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Daegu {Taegu}, Korea (South)
23 Dec80.3DiedSabin-Marie Saint-GaudensBishop Emeritus of Agen, France
27 Dec47.7Ordained BishopEdwin de la Peńa y Angot, M.S.P.Prelate of Marawi, Philippines
56.5AppointedAntonio José López CastilloArchbishop of Calabozo, VenezuelaArchbishop of Barquisimeto, Venezuela
75.7RetiredHelímenas de Jesús Rojo Paredes, C.I.M.Archbishop of Calabozo, VenezuelaArchbishop Emeritus
28 Dec54.3AppointedKevin Joseph FarrellAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USABishop of Dallas, Texas, USA
54.3AppointedKevin Joseph FarrellTitular Bishop of RusuccuruBishop of Dallas, Texas, USA
62.6AppointedFrancisco González Valer, S.F.Auxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
62.6AppointedFrancisco González Valer, S.F.Titular Bishop of LamphuaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
74.0DiedJames Kwadwo OwusuBishop of Sunyani, Ghana


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