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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown72.1AppointedJohn of the Cross Chang-yikApostolic Administrator of Hamhŭng, Korea (North)Bishop Emeritus of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)
77.3RetiredAntoine Hayek, B.C. †Archbishop of Bāniyās {Cesarea di Filippo; Paneade} (Melkite Greek), LebanonArchbishop Emeritus
DiedYousif Ibrahim, O.A.O.C. †Apostolic Administrator of Sulaimaniya (Chaldean), Iraq
44.4IncardinatedValdir MamedePriest of Brasília, Distrito Federal, BrazilBishop of Catanduva, Sao Paulo, Brazil
45.1AppointedTheodore Mascarenhas, S.F.X.Official of the Pontifical Council for CultureAuxiliary Bishop of Ranchi, India
40.6SelectedJoseph Ma YinglinBishop of Kunming [Kunming], ChinaArchbishop
40.0AppointedScott Cal McCaig, C.C.Superior General of Companions of the CrossBishop of Canada, Military
80.5ResignedEustathe Joseph MounayerCurial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), LebanonArchbishop Emeritus of Damas (Syrian), Syria
56.9ResignedSalvador Piñeiro García-CalderónAuxiliary Bishop of Lurín, PeruArchbishop of Ayacucho o Huamanga, Peru
AppointedDenha Hanna Touma, O.A.O.C. †Apostolic Administrator of Sulaimaniya (Chaldean), Iraq
35.5SelectedJohn Wang RenleiCoadjutor Bishop of Xuzhou [Süchow], ChinaBishop
41.7SelectedJohn Baptist Yang XiaotingCoadjutor Bishop of Yan’an [Yenan], ChinaBishop
2 Jan71.0ResignedJulius Riyadi Darmaatmadja, S.J.Bishop of Indonesia, MilitaryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Jakarta, Indonesia
55.4AppointedIgnatius Suharyo HardjoatmodjoBishop of Indonesia, MilitaryCardinal, Archbishop of Jakarta, Indonesia
3 Jan50.9ConfirmedAntonios Aziz MinaBishop of Guizeh (Coptic), EgyptBishop Emeritus
61.5AppointedJohn BuraAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
61.5AppointedJohn BuraTitular Bishop of LimisaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USA
50.5AppointedBasil Cho Kyu-manAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul, Korea (South)Bishop of Wonju, Korea (South)
50.5AppointedBasil Cho Kyu-manTitular Bishop of Elephantaria in ProconsulariBishop of Wonju, Korea (South)
51.6AppointedPaul Patrick Chomnycky, O.S.B.M.Bishop of Stamford (Ukrainian), USA
75.6RetiredBasil Harry LostenBishop of Stamford (Ukrainian), USABishop Emeritus
5 Jan73.2CeasedDenis Croteau, O.M.I.Apostolic Administrator of Whitehorse, Yukon, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Mackenzie-Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada
42.9Ordained BishopDodë GjergjiBishop of Sapë, AlbaniaBishop of Prizren-Prishtina, Serbia
48.5AppointedGary Michael GordonBishop of Whitehorse, Yukon, CanadaBishop of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
54.7SucceededPeter Liu Cheng-chungBishop of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
82.0RetiredPaul Shan Kuo-hsi, S.J. †Bishop of Kaohsiung, TaiwanCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
48.4AppointedAndrzej SiemieniewskiAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
48.4AppointedAndrzej SiemieniewskiTitular Bishop of TheuziAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
6 Jan46.9Ordained BishopOttavio Vitale, R.C.J.Bishop of Lezhë {Lesh, Alessio}, Albania
7 Jan57.5AppointedPedro Felipe Bacarreza RodríguezBishop of Los Angeles, ChileBishop of Santa Maria de Los Ángeles, Chile
75.9RetiredMiguel Caviedes MedinaBishop of Los Angeles, ChileBishop Emeritus
49.8AppointedPierre-Célestin Tshitoko MambaBishop of Luebo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
8 Jan44.4Ordained BishopAnton JamnikTitular Bishop of VinaAuxiliary Bishop of Ljubljana, Slovenia
46.7Ordained BishopJean-Marie Charles André Le VertTitular Bishop of SimidiccaAuxiliary Bishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
9 Jan75.4RetiredMichael Bzdel, C.SS.R. †Archbishop of Winnipeg (Ukrainian), Manitoba, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
54.9AppointedLawrence Daniel Huculak, O.S.B.M.Archbishop of Winnipeg (Ukrainian), Manitoba, Canada
85.1DiedMichael Francis McAuliffeBishop Emeritus of Jefferson City, Missouri, USA
10 Jan90.2DiedAntonio de Hornedo Correa, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Chachapoyas, Peru
63.9AppointedFrancisco Javier Del Río SendinoBishop of Tarija, BoliviaBishop Emeritus
11 Jan67.8DiedMarko SopiApostolic Administrator of Prizren, SerbiaApostolic Administrator of Prizren-Prishtina, Serbia
12 Jan53.0AppointedPaul-Siméon Ahouanan Djro, O.F.M.Coadjutor Archbishop of Bouaké, Côte d’IvoireArchbishop
36.9SelectedPaul Pei JunminCoadjutor Bishop of Shenyang [Mukden, Fengtien], ChinaBishop
13 Jan69.2Ordained BishopSantiago María García de la Rasilla Domínguez, S.J. †Titular Bishop of VoncariaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Jaén en Peru o San Francisco Javier
14 Jan57.1Ordained BishopJuan de Dios Hernández Ruiz, S.J.Titular Bishop of Cures SabinorumBishop of Pinar del Rio, Cuba
47.7AppointedRoberto Calara MallariAuxiliary Bishop of San Fernando, PhilippinesBishop of San Jose, Philippines
47.7AppointedRoberto Calara MallariTitular Bishop of ErdoniaBishop of San Jose, Philippines
55.5AppointedMarlo Mendoza PeraltaCoadjutor Bishop of Alaminos, PhilippinesArchbishop of Nueva Segovia, Philippines
16 Jan39.7InstalledJames Francis ChecchioRector of the Pontifical North American CollegeBishop of Metuchen, New Jersey, USA
62.1AppointedJohn Hung Shan-chuan, S.V.D.Bishop of Kiayi, TaiwanArchbishop Emeritus of Taipei, Taiwan
86.9DiedCarlos Stanislau Schmitt, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
75.6RetiredRené Pierre Louis Joseph SéjournéBishop of Saint-Flour, FranceBishop Emeritus
17 Jan75.5RetiredBelarmino Correa Yepes, M.X.Y. †Bishop of San José del Guaviare, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
62.7AppointedJaime Enrique Duque Correa, M.X.Y. †Bishop of El Banco, Colombia
52.7AppointedPaul Hwang Chul-sooAuxiliary Bishop of Busan {Pusan}, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
52.7AppointedPaul Hwang Chul-sooTitular Bishop of Vicus PacatiBishop Emeritus of Busan {Pusan}, Korea (South)
51.3Ordained BishopHéctor Luis Morales SánchezPrelate of Huautla, Oaxaca, MéxicoBishop of Netzahualcóyotl, México, México
59.4AppointedGuillermo Orozco MontoyaBishop of San José del Guaviare, ColombiaBishop of Girardota, Colombia
40.2IncardinatedLuis Gabriel Ramírez DíazPriest of El Banco, ColombiaBishop
18 Jan55.6AppointedRemídio José BohnAuxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop of Cachoeira do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
55.6AppointedRemídio José BohnTitular Bishop of Uchi MaiusBishop of Cachoeira do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
60.0Ordained BishopPierre Nguyễn Văn Ðệ, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of AmmaedaraBishop of Thái Bình, Viet Nam
62.3AppointedAlessandro Carmelo Ruffinoni, C.S.Auxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
62.3AppointedAlessandro Carmelo Ruffinoni, C.S.Titular Bishop of Furnos MaiorBishop Emeritus of Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
19 Jan74.1DiedAlexander Soetandio DjajasiswajaBishop of Bandung, Indonesia
20 Jan46.1AppointedIvan Tilak JayasunderaBishop of Ratnapura, Sri LankaFormer Bishop-Elect
58.6Ordained BishopRalph Walker NicklessBishop of Sioux City, Iowa, USA
82.1DiedPio Taofinu’u, S.M. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Samoa-Apia, Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)
21 Jan68.8AppointedAntonio FrancoApostolic Nuncio to IsraelApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
68.8AppointedAntonio FrancoApostolic Nuncio to CyprusApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
68.8AppointedAntonio FrancoApostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and PalestineApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
87.5RetiredPaul Lê Ðắc TrọngAuxiliary Bishop of Hà Nội, Viet NamAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
58.9AppointedSmaragde MbonyintegeBishop of Kabgayi, Rwanda
22 Jan50.9InstalledAntonios Aziz MinaBishop of Guizeh (Coptic), EgyptBishop Emeritus
48.9Ordained BishopMario GrechBishop of Gozo, MaltaSecretary General of the Synod of Bishops
65.4Ordained BishopJean-Paul Mary MathieuBishop of Saint-Dié, FranceBishop Emeritus
63.3Ordained BishopLino PizziBishop of Forli-Bertinoro, ItalyBishop Emeritus
23 Jan47.3IncardinatedJacy Diniz RochaPriest of Guanhães, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop of São Luíz de Cáceres, Mato Grosso, Brazil
62.5SucceededCornelius Fontem EsuaArchbishop of Bamenda, CameroonArchbishop Emeritus
39.2IncardinatedValentine Tsamma SeanePriest of Gaborone, BotswanaBishop Emeritus
75.0RetiredPaul Mbiybe VerdzekovArchbishop of Bamenda, CameroonArchbishop Emeritus
24 Jan48.5AppointedNicolas GirasoliTitular Archbishop of Egnazia AppulaApostolic Nuncio to Peru
48.5AppointedNicolas GirasoliApostolic Nuncio to ZambiaApostolic Nuncio to Peru
48.5AppointedNicolas GirasoliApostolic Nuncio to MalawiApostolic Nuncio to Peru
43.2AppointedVíctor Manuel Ochoa CadavidAuxiliary Bishop of Medellín, ColombiaBishop of Cúcuta, Colombia
43.2AppointedVíctor Manuel Ochoa CadavidTitular Bishop of San LeoneBishop of Cúcuta, Colombia
25 Jan50.6Ordained BishopBasil Cho Kyu-manTitular Bishop of Elephantaria in ProconsulariBishop of Wonju, Korea (South)
50.9Ordained BishopJosé Leopoldo González GonzálezTitular Bishop of ThuburnicaBishop of Nogales, Sonora, México
56.3AppointedAnthony Ireri Mukobo, I.M.C.Vicar Apostolic of Isiolo, Kenya
45.2Ordained BishopAlexander King SampleBishop of Marquette, Michigan, USAArchbishop of Portland in Oregon, USA
27 Jan73.8RetiredMarco Dino Brogi, O.F.M.Apostolic Nuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic ofApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
61.2InstalledFrancisco Cases AndreuBishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, SpainBishop Emeritus
28 Jan53.8AppointedRodrigo Aguilar MartínezBishop of Tehuacán, Puebla, MéxicoBishop of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, México
59.0AppointedVincenzo ApicellaBishop of Velletri-Segni, Italy
75.0RetiredJacques Louis Antoine Marie DavidBishop of Evreux, FranceBishop Emeritus
76.0RetiredAndrea Maria Erba, B. †Bishop of Velletri-Segni, ItalyBishop Emeritus
59.1AppointedVincent KympatBishop of Jowai, India
50.5AppointedPaul Alois LakraBishop of Gumla, India
50.0AppointedVictor LyngdohBishop of Nongstoin, IndiaBishop of Jowai, India
57.6SucceededChristian Philippe Pierre Robert NourrichardBishop of Evreux, France
61.0AppointedBenedetto TuziaAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Orvieto-Todi, Italy
61.0AppointedBenedetto TuziaTitular Bishop of NepetaBishop Emeritus of Orvieto-Todi, Italy
29 Jan63.4Ordained BishopPaul Kenjiro KoriyamaBishop of Kagoshima, JapanBishop Emeritus
63.3InstalledLino PizziBishop of Forli-Bertinoro, ItalyBishop Emeritus
30 Jan78.5DiedGiovanni CeiranoApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Denmark
31 Jan58.3AppointedClement TirkeyBishop of Jalpaiguri, India
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