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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Mar48.3Ordained BishopGregory John MansourBishop of Saint Maron of Brooklyn (Maronite), New York, USA
53.8AppointedJosé Víctor Manuel Valentín Sánchez EspinosaAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal DistrictArchbishop of Puebla de los Ángeles, Puebla, México
53.8AppointedJosé Víctor Manuel Valentín Sánchez EspinosaTitular Bishop of AmbiaArchbishop of Puebla de los Ángeles, Puebla, México
3 Mar75.2RetiredVito SchlickmannAuxiliary Bishop of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
4 Mar64.9Ordained BishopLawrence Eugene BrandtBishop of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA
97.0DiedArtemio PratiBishop Emeritus of Carpi, Italy
48.8AppointedAdolfo Armando Uriona, F.D.P.Bishop of Añatuya, Argentina
5 Mar55.5AppointedRamón José Aponte FernándezBishop of Valle de la Pascua, Venezuela
72.0DiedNicholas Carmen DattiloBishop of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
87.5DiedWilliam Zephyrine GomesBishop Emeritus of Poona, India
64.3AppointedMichel Pierre Marie MouïsseBishop of Périgueux (-Sarlat), France
76.6RetiredGaston Élie Poulain, P.S.S.Bishop of Périgueux (-Sarlat), FranceBishop Emeritus
6 Mar59.9AppointedFrancisco Domingo Barbosa Da SilveiraBishop of Minas, UruguayBishop Emeritus
53.7AppointedBasílio do NascimentoBishop of Baucau, Timor-Leste
52.9InstalledUlises Antonio Gutiérrez Reyes, O. de M.Bishop of Carora, VenezuelaArchbishop of Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela
54.4Ordained BishopJosé Manuel Lorca PlanesBishop of Teruel y Albarracín, SpainBishop of Cartagena (en España)
66.7AppointedGiovanni Battista MorandiniApostolic Nuncio to SyriaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
54.2AppointedMartín Pablo Pérez ScreminiAuxiliary Bishop of Montevideo, UruguayBishop of Florida, Uruguay
54.2AppointedMartín Pablo Pérez ScreminiTitular Bishop of VazariBishop of Florida, Uruguay
75.9RetiredEdoardo RicciBishop of San Miniato, ItalyBishop Emeritus
53.2AppointedFausto TardelliBishop of San Miniato, Italy
7 Mar57.8Ordained BishopAndré MarceauBishop of Perpignan-Elne, FranceBishop of Nice, France
64.4InstalledEdoardo MenichelliArchbishop of Ancona-Osimo, Italy
79.6DiedJean-Marie-Joseph-Augustin Pasquier, O.M.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Ngaoundéré, Cameroon
8 Mar80.2DiedJózef GucwaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Tarnów, Poland
9 Mar60.7AppointedRobert Joseph CunninghamBishop of Ogdensburg, New York, USABishop of Syracuse, New York, USA
51.7InstalledPéter ErdőCardinal-Priest of Santa BalbinaCardinal, Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
50.9AppointedRobert William FinnCoadjutor Bishop of Kansas City-Saint Joseph, Missouri, USABishop
66.2AppointedTimothy Anthony McDonnellBishop of Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
52.7AppointedRobert Joseph McManusBishop of Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
75.8RetiredDaniel Patrick ReillyBishop of Worcester, Massachusetts, USABishop Emeritus
10 Mar70.3DiedHelmut Reckter, S.J. †Bishop of Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe
13 Mar50.1Ordained BishopPaul Richard GallagherTitular Archbishop of HodelmApostolic Nuncio to Australia
98.6DiedFranz KönigCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
14 Mar48.3Ordained BishopAugustin TraoréBishop of Ségou, Mali
16 Mar80.0DiedRafael Bellido CaroBishop Emeritus of Jerez de la Frontera, Spain
17 Mar75.0RetiredLeopold NowakBishop of Magdeburg, GermanyBishop Emeritus
99.4AppointedJoakim SegediTitular Archbishop of GypsariaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), Croatia
18 Mar47.3AppointedJoseph KallarangattBishop of Palai (Syro-Malabarese), India
53.2SucceededSalesius MugambiBishop of Meru, Kenya
75.4RetiredSilas Silvius NjiruBishop of Meru, KenyaBishop Emeritus
76.9RetiredJoseph PallikaparampilBishop of Palai (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaBishop Emeritus
48.0AppointedJosé PorunnedomBishop of Mananthavady (Syro-Malabarese), India
52.3AppointedAndrews ThazhathAuxiliary Bishop of Trichur (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaArchbishop
52.3AppointedAndrews ThazhathTitular Bishop of AptucaArchbishop of Trichur (Syro-Malabarese), India
55.4InstalledPeter Kodwo Appiah TurksonCardinal-Priest of San LiborioCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
19 Mar42.6AppointedIgnace Bessi DogboBishop of Katiola, Côte d’Ivoire
86.9DiedRicardo Durand Flórez, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Callao, Peru
54.8InstalledJoseph Fred NaumannCoadjutor Archbishop of Kansas City in Kansas, USAArchbishop
61.8AppointedCornelio Galleo WigwiganVicar Apostolic of Bontoc-Lagawe, Philippines
61.8AppointedCornelio Galleo WigwiganTitular Bishop of VagrautaVicar Apostolic of Bontoc-Lagawe, Philippines
20 Mar76.0RetiredGiacomo BarabinoBishop of Ventimiglia-San Remo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
66.4AppointedAlberto Maria CareggioBishop of Ventimiglia-San Remo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
88.8DiedMiguel d’Aversa, S.D.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Humaitá, Amazonas, Brazil
55.4AppointedSalvatore LigorioArchbishop of Matera-Irsina, Italy
50.7AppointedVincenzo Carmine OrofinoBishop of Tricarico, Italy
99.4DiedJoakim SegediAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), Croatia
49.1Ordained BishopStanislav StolárikTitular Bishop of BaricaAuxiliary Bishop of Košice, Slovakia
58.6AppointedAlberto TanasiniBishop of Chiavari, Italy
21 Mar51.0Ordained BishopValdomiro Koubetch, O.S.B.M.Coadjutor Bishop of São João Batista em Curitiba (Ukrainian), BrazilBishop
57.3Ordained BishopRoland MinnerathArchbishop of Dijon, France
51.2InstalledFilipe Neri António Sebastião do Rosário FerrãoArchbishop of Goa e Damão, India
22 Mar75.0RetiredVinzenz GuggenbergerAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
23 Mar75.1RetiredThomas Joseph CostelloAuxiliary Bishop of Syracuse, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
65.7AppointedJoseph Anthony GalanteBishop of Camden, New Jersey, USABishop Emeritus
59.2Ordained BishopJuan Navarro CastellanosTitular Bishop of Caput CillaBishop of Tuxpan, Veracruz, México
53.8AppointedGeorge Leo ThomasBishop of Helena, Montana, USA
24 Mar69.3InstalledTarcisio Pietro Evasio Bertone, S.D.B.Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria Auxiliatrice in via TuscolanaCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
75.2RetiredAdalberto Paulo da Silva, O.F.M. Cap.Auxiliary Bishop of Fortaleza, Ceara, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
76.3RetiredJosé Ivo LorscheiterBishop of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
58.9AppointedHélio Adelar RubertBishop of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilArchbishop of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
25 Mar61.0Ordained BishopLuigi Antonio CantaforaBishop of Lamezia Terme, Italy
67.1InstalledRaymundo Damasceno AssisCardinal, Archbishop of Aparecida, Sao Paulo, Brazil
59.7Ordained BishopIgnacy DecBishop of Świdnica, Poland
64.1AppointedJean-Charles Marie DescubesArchbishop of Rouen, France
75.2Ordained BishopRaffaello FunghiniTitular Archbishop of Nova PetraDean Emeritus of the Roman Rota
26 Mar54.8InstalledDaniel Nicholas DiNardoCoadjutor Bishop of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USACardinal, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USA
53.7AppointedKevin John DunnBishop of Hexham and Newcastle, England, Great Britain
75.3RetiredMichael Ambrose Griffiths, O.S.B. †Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
49.9InstalledWalmor Oliveira de AzevedoArchbishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
62.3Ordained BishopAntonio Ortega Franco, C.O.Titular Bishop of LeteAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
89.2DiedLuis Aníbal Rodríguez PardoArchbishop Emeritus of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
53.8Ordained BishopJosé Víctor Manuel Valentín Sánchez EspinosaTitular Bishop of AmbiaArchbishop of Puebla de los Ángeles, Puebla, México
85.9DiedJesus J. SisonBishop Emeritus of Tarlac, Philippines
27 Mar56.9InstalledJoão Bráz de AvizArchbishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal, BrazilCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
53.5AppointedAndrzej Franciszek DziubaBishop of Łowicz, Poland
75.8RetiredAlojzy Orszulik, S.A.C.Bishop of Łowicz, PolandBishop Emeritus
66.6DiedKenneth Edward UntenerBishop of Saginaw, Michigan, USA
28 Mar55.4InstalledJan TyrawaBishop of Bydgoszcz, Poland
29 Mar89.3DiedJoseph SalaméArchbishop Emeritus of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Maronite), Syria
30 Mar55.8AppointedLuigi BonazziApostolic Nuncio to CubaApostolic Nuncio to Canada
31 Mar62.0AppointedFrancis Xavier DiLorenzoBishop of Richmond, Virginia, USA
73.1ResignedWilliam Henry KeelerApostolic Administrator of Richmond, Virginia, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
58.0InstalledRichard Joseph MaloneBishop of Portland, Maine, USABishop of Buffalo, New York, USA
60.0DiedVincenzo Savio, S.D.B. †Bishop of Belluno-Feltre, Italy
65.1Ordained BishopEdgar Hernando Tirado Mazo, M.X.Y.Titular Bishop of ZabaVicar Apostolic of Tierradentro, Colombia
1 Apr66.3InstalledTimothy Anthony McDonnellBishop of Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
2 Apr61.0InstalledLuigi Antonio CantaforaBishop of Lamezia Terme, Italy
48.2AppointedRamón Castro CastroAuxiliary Bishop of Yucatán, MéxicoBishop of Cuernavaca, Morelos, México
48.2AppointedRamón Castro CastroTitular Bishop of SuelliBishop of Cuernavaca, Morelos, México
51.7AppointedErnesto MandaraAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, ItalyBishop of Sabina-Poggio Mirteto, Italy
51.7AppointedErnesto MandaraTitular Bishop of Turris in MauretaniaBishop of Sabina-Poggio Mirteto, Italy
50.8AppointedJán OroschAuxiliary Bishop of Bratislava-Trnava, SlovakiaArchbishop of Trnava, Slovakia
50.8AppointedJán OroschTitular Bishop of SeminaArchbishop of Trnava, Slovakia
48.6AppointedJosé Rafael Palma CapetilloAuxiliary Bishop of Yucatán, México
48.6AppointedJosé Rafael Palma CapetilloTitular Bishop of VallisAuxiliary Bishop of Yucatán, México
78.7RetiredDominik TóthAuxiliary Bishop of Bratislava-Trnava, SlovakiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bratislava, Slovakia
79.2RetiredŠtefan VrablecAuxiliary Bishop of Bratislava-Trnava, SlovakiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bratislava, Slovakia
94.2DiedGuillaume Marie van ZuylenBishop Emeritus of Liège, Belgium
45.4AppointedStanislav ZvolenskýAuxiliary Bishop of Bratislava-Trnava, SlovakiaArchbishop of Bratislava, Slovakia
45.4AppointedStanislav ZvolenskýTitular Bishop of Nova SinnaArchbishop of Bratislava, Slovakia
3 Apr51.9Ordained BishopStanisław BudzikTitular Bishop of HólarArchbishop of Lublin, Poland
73.9DiedFernando Claudio Gamalero GonzálezBishop of Escuintla, Guatemala
66.5AppointedMarian GołębiewskiArchbishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, PolandArchbishop Emeritus
80.5RetiredHenryk Roman GulbinowiczArchbishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, PolandCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
46.0SucceededVictor Hugo Palma PaúlBishop of Escuintla, Guatemala
75.5DiedAntónio Ramos Monteiro, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Viseu, Portugal
54.7Ordained BishopVasyl SemeniukTitular Bishop of Castra SeverianaArchbishop of Ternopil-Zboriv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
47.7AppointedFrançois-Xavier YombandjeBishop of Bossangoa, Central African RepublicBishop Emeritus
4 Apr82.1DiedZbigniew Józef KraszewskiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Warszawa-Praga, Poland
7 Apr66.1AppointedJohn CunninghamBishop of Galloway, Scotland, Great Britain
75.4RetiredJacobus Duivenvoorde, M.S.C. †Archbishop of Merauke, IndonesiaArchbishop Emeritus
43.0AppointedGaston Kashala Ruwezi, S.D.B.Bishop of Sakania-Kipushi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
73.8ResignedDavid Every KonstantBishop of Leeds, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
54.1SucceededArthur RocheBishop of Leeds, England, Great BritainSecretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
44.3AppointedNicolaus Adi Seputra, M.S.C.Archbishop of Merauke, Indonesia
77.9RetiredMaurice TaylorBishop of Galloway, Scotland, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
8 Apr45.4AppointedChibly LangloisBishop of Fort-Liberté, HaïtiCardinal, Bishop of Les Cayes, Haïti
58.0AppointedJuan José Omella OmellaBishop of Calahorra y La Calzada-Logroño, Spain
47.8AppointedCarlo Roberto Maria RedaelliAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, ItalyArchbishop of Gorizia, Italy
47.8AppointedCarlo Roberto Maria RedaelliTitular Bishop of LambaesisArchbishop of Gorizia, Italy
62.6AppointedLuigi StucchiAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
62.6AppointedLuigi StucchiTitular Bishop of HorreaAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
13 Apr63.6AppointedBernardo Fabio D’Onorio, O.S.B.Titular Bishop of MinturnaeArchbishop of Gaeta, Italy
84.2DiedMartin Joseph Neylon, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Caroline Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)
14 Apr61.9SucceededLuiz Mancilha Vilela, SS.CC.Archbishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil
72.3ResignedSilvestre Luís Scandián, S.V.D.Archbishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
15 Apr75.2RetiredFrancisco F. Claver, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Bontoc-Lagawe, PhilippinesVicar Apostolic Emeritus
73.6DiedAndrea Mariano Magrassi, O.S.B. †Archbishop Emeritus of Bari-Bitonto, Italy
17 Apr57.8Ordained BishopArmando BucciolBishop of Livramento de Nossa Senhora, Baia, Brazil
84.8DiedAndré Makarakiza, M. Afr. †Archbishop Emeritus of Gitega, Burundi
42.2Ordained BishopThomas Luke Msusa, S.M.M.Bishop of Zomba, MalawiArchbishop of Blantyre, Malawi
47.3Ordained BishopJosé Domingo Ulloa Mendieta, O.S.A.Titular Bishop of NaratcataArchbishop of Panamá
61.8Ordained BishopPablo Varela ServerTitular Bishop of Macomades RusticianaAuxiliary Bishop of Panamá
18 Apr57.8InstalledArmando BucciolBishop of Livramento de Nossa Senhora, Baia, Brazil
64.2Ordained BishopGiovanni DettoriBishop of Ales-Terralba, Italy
68.2Ordained BishopGilbert Marie Michel MéranvilleArchbishop of Fort-de-France (e Saint Pierre), Martinique, Antilles
78.5DiedJoseph RoyBishop Emeritus of Mysore, India
44.1Ordained BishopJohn Philip SaklilBishop of Timika, Indonesia
19 Apr57.1AppointedJosé Roberto Ospina LeongómezAuxiliary Bishop of Bogotá, ColombiaBishop of Buga, Colombia
57.1AppointedJosé Roberto Ospina LeongómezTitular Bishop of GypsariaBishop of Buga, Colombia
22 Apr72.1ResignedAugusto César Alves Ferreira da Silva, C.M.Bishop of Portalegre-Castelo Branco, PortugalBishop Emeritus
74.8DiedJames Leonard DoyleBishop Emeritus of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
57.0AppointedAntónio Augusto dos Santos MartoBishop of Viseu, PortugalBishop of Leiria-Fátima, Portugal
51.9AppointedIvan JurkovičApostolic Nuncio to UkraineApostolic Nuncio to Russian Federation
58.0AppointedAugustine KasujjaApostolic Nuncio to MadagascarApostolic Nuncio to Nigeria
58.0AppointedAugustine KasujjaApostolic Nuncio to SeychellesApostolic Nuncio to Nigeria
58.0AppointedAugustine KasujjaApostolic Delegate to ComorosApostolic Nuncio to Nigeria
68.3ResignedManuel Madureira DiasBishop of Faro {Algarve}, PortugalBishop Emeritus
54.7AppointedManuel Neto Quintas, S.C.I.Bishop of Faro {Algarve}, Portugal
63.0AppointedJosé Francisco Sanches AlvesBishop of Portalegre-Castelo Branco, PortugalArchbishop of Évora, Portugal
56.9Ordained BishopLuis Felipe Sánchez AponteBishop of Chiquinquirá, Colombia
81.0DiedRamón Torrella CascanteArchbishop Emeritus of Tarragona, Spain
62.8AppointedThomas Yeh Sheng-nanApostolic Nuncio to Algeria
62.8AppointedThomas Yeh Sheng-nanApostolic Nuncio to TunisiaApostolic Nuncio to Algeria
23 Apr64.1SucceededAlejandro Goic KarmelicBishop of Rancagua, Chile
75.1RetiredFrancisco Javier Prado Aránguiz, SS.CC.Bishop of Rancagua, ChileBishop Emeritus
24 Apr58.4Ordained BishopPiero CocciaArchbishop of Pesaro, Italy
66.6InstalledMarian GołębiewskiArchbishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, PolandArchbishop Emeritus
77.8AppointedJán Eugen KočišTitular Bishop of AbrittumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Czech Republic (Ruthenian)
55.5InstalledSalvatore LigorioArchbishop of Matera-Irsina, Italy
25 Apr54.3Ordained BishopMartín Pablo Pérez ScreminiTitular Bishop of VazariBishop of Florida, Uruguay
52.9InstalledAntonio Santarsiero Rosa, O.S.I.Bishop of Huacho, Peru
26 Apr78.8DiedBarthélémy BatantuArchbishop Emeritus of Brazzaville, Congo
78.1RetiredDesmond ConnellArchbishop of Dublin, IrelandCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
59.0SucceededDiarmuid MartinArchbishop of Dublin, Ireland
64.9AppointedClaudio StagniBishop of Faenza-Modigliana, Italy
77.8DiedHernando Velásquez LoteroBishop Emeritus of Facatativá, Colombia
27 Apr62.3AppointedMario GiordanaTitular Archbishop of MinoraApostolic Nuncio to Slovakia
62.3AppointedMario GiordanaApostolic Nuncio to HaitiApostolic Nuncio to Slovakia
48.5InstalledGregory John MansourBishop of Saint Maron of Brooklyn (Maronite), New York, USA
56.7InstalledJosé Eduardo Velásquez TarazonaBishop of Huaraz, Peru
29 Apr62.6AppointedColin David CampbellBishop of Dunedin, New Zealand
63.9AppointedHéctor Epalza Quintero, P.S.S.Bishop of Buenaventura, Colombia
45.5AppointedTarcisio Isao Kikuchi, S.V.D.Bishop of Niigata, Japan
75.3RetiredFritz LobingerBishop of Aliwal, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
56.5AppointedAlbert Malcolm Ranjith Patabendige DonApostolic Nuncio to IndonesiaCardinal, Archbishop of Colombo, Sri Lanka
56.5AppointedAlbert Malcolm Ranjith Patabendige DonApostolic Nuncio to Timor-LesteCardinal, Archbishop of Colombo, Sri Lanka
56.5AppointedAlbert Malcolm Ranjith Patabendige DonTitular Archbishop of UmbriaticoCardinal, Archbishop of Colombo, Sri Lanka
30 Apr65.8InstalledJoseph Anthony GalanteBishop of Camden, New Jersey, USABishop Emeritus
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