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The Year of Our Lord 2006

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 May87.0DiedRaúl Francisco PrimatestaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Córdoba, Argentina
2 May80.1RetiredBernard AgréArchbishop of Abidjan, Côte d’IvoireCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
60.3AppointedJean-Pierre KutwaCardinal, Archbishop of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
56.1InstalledJose Serofia PalmaArchbishop of Palo, PhilippinesArchbishop of Cebu, Philippines
3 May76.5RetiredJosé Afonso Ribeiro, T.O.R. †Prelate of Borba, Amazonas, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
65.4AppointedAndrea MugioneArchbishop of Benevento, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
75.6RetiredGodefroid Mukeng’a Kalond, C.I.C.M.Archbishop of Kananga, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Archbishop Emeritus
63.6AppointedElói Róggia, S.A.C.Prelate of Borba, Amazonas, Brazil
75.9RetiredSerafino SprovieriArchbishop of Benevento, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
6 May77.0RetiredAndrea CassoneArchbishop of Rossano-Cariati, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
46.3Ordained BishopFelix Lian Khen ThangTitular Bishop of FesseëBishop of Kalay, Myanmar
46.0AppointedSanto MarcianòArchbishop of Rossano-Cariati, ItalyArchbishop of Italy, Military
7 May51.9Ordained BishopHeiner KochTitular Bishop of Ros CréArchbishop of Berlin, Germany
8 May64.4AppointedLuis Felipe Gallardo Martín del Campo, S.D.B.Bishop of Veracruz, México
51.7AppointedSebastian ThekethecherilBishop of Vijayapuram, India
76.7RetiredPeter ThuruthikonamBishop of Vijayapuram, IndiaBishop Emeritus
9 May97.1DiedCirilo Polidoro Van Vlierberghe, O.F.M. †Prelate Emeritus of Illapel, Chile
10 May76.0RetiredAlbano Bortoletto CavallinArchbishop of Londrina, Parana, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
60.0AppointedOrlando BrandesArchbishop of Londrina, Parana, BrazilArchbishop of Aparecida, Sao Paulo, Brazil
84.4InstalledCarlo FurnoCardinal-Priest of Sant’OnofrioCardinal, Grand Master Emeritus of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
11 May50.3AppointedMartin MunyanyiBishop of Gweru, ZimbabweBishop Emeritus
12 May75.2RetiredBernard Louis Auguste Paul PanafieuArchbishop of Marseille, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
63.0AppointedGeorges Paul PontierArchbishop of Marseille, France
90.3DiedMetodi Dimitrov Stratiev, A.A. †Apostolic Exarch Emeritus of Sofia (Bulgarian), Bulgaria
13 May50.9AppointedArturo AielloBishop of Teano-Calvi, Italy
49.6AppointedJoseph Chau Ngoc TriBishop of Ðà Nẵng, Viet NamBishop of Lạng Sơn et Cao Bằng, Viet Nam
57.4AppointedGaetano Di Pierro, S.C.I.Bishop of Moramanga, Madagascar
75.8RetiredPaul Nguyên Binh Tinh, P.S.S.Bishop of Ðà Nẵng, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
56.4InstalledGerardo RocconiBishop of Jesi, Italy
71.6InstalledFranc Rodé, C.M.Cardinal-Deacon of San Francesco Saverio alla GarbatellaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
55.4AppointedVíctor René Rodríguez GómezAuxiliary Bishop of Texcoco, México, MéxicoBishop of Valle de Chalco, México, México
55.4AppointedVíctor René Rodríguez GómezTitular Bishop of TiburniaBishop of Valle de Chalco, México, México
14 May43.1Ordained BishopStephan AckermannTitular Bishop of Sozopolis in HaemimontoBishop of Trier, Germany
64.2Ordained BishopRobert Patrick Ellison, C.S.Sp.Bishop of Banjul, Gambia
15 May59.1InstalledRichard Gerard LennonBishop of Cleveland, Ohio, USABishop Emeritus
46.9AppointedBaselios Cleemis (Isaac) ThottunkalArchbishop of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankara), IndiaCardinal, Major Archbishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankara), India
16 May57.5Ordained BishopRodolfo Fontiveros BeltranTitular Bishop of BuffadaBishop of San Fernando de La Union, Philippines
65.0AppointedPablo Jaime Galimberti di VietriBishop of Salto, Uruguay
75.8RetiredDaniel Gil Zorrilla, S.J. †Bishop of Salto, UruguayBishop Emeritus
74.9RetiredJoseph Leopold ImeschBishop of Joliet in Illinois, USABishop Emeritus
75.8RetiredTheodore Edgar McCarrickArchbishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
53.9AppointedJames Peter SartainBishop of Joliet in Illinois, USAArchbishop of Seattle, Washington, USA
65.5AppointedDonald William WuerlCardinal, Archbishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
17 May77.3DiedRaffaello FunghiniDean Emeritus of the Roman Rota
68.2ResignedJoseph Nguyên Tich DucBishop of Ban Mê Thuột, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
67.5AppointedFrancisco Polti SantillánBishop of Santiago del Estero, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
19 May52.3Ordained BishopEduardo Eliseo MartínBishop of Villa de la Concepción del Río Cuarto, ArgentinaArchbishop of Rosario, Argentina
20 May45.8AppointedCarlos Briseño Arch, O.A.R.Auxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
45.8AppointedCarlos Briseño Arch, O.A.R.Titular Bishop of TrecalaeAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
50.1Ordained BishopJohannes BündgensTitular Bishop of Árd CarnaAuxiliary Bishop of Aachen, Germany
70.0AppointedIvan DiasPrefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of PeoplesCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
75.6RetiredMichele GiordanoArchbishop of Napoli {Naples}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
48.6Ordained BishopRaúl MartínTitular Bishop of TroynaBishop of Santa Rosa, Argentina
62.9AppointedCrescenzio SepeCardinal-Priest of Dio Padre misericordiosoCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
62.9AppointedCrescenzio SepeCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
76.6DiedOscar Serfilippi, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop Emeritus of Jesi, Italy
21 May60.5InstalledAntonio Cañizares LloveraCardinal-Priest of San PancrazioCardinal, Archbishop of Valencia, Spain
63.4InstalledAnton Stres, C.M.Bishop of Celje, SloveniaArchbishop Emeritus of Ljubljana, Slovenia
23 May58.6AppointedOscar Armando Campos ContrerasAuxiliary Bishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, MéxicoBishop of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, México
58.6AppointedOscar Armando Campos ContrerasTitular Bishop of SummaBishop of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, México
52.6Ordained BishopFrancisco Montecillo PadillaTitular Archbishop of NebbioApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
24 May75.6RetiredJerónimo Tomás Abreu HerreraBishop of Mao-Monte Cristi, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus
76.1RetiredEmilio Bianchi di CárcanoBishop of Azul, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
56.7AppointedDiómedes Espinal de LeónBishop of Mao-Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic
59.6AppointedÓscar Vicente Ojea QuintanaAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaBishop of San Isidro, Argentina
59.6AppointedÓscar Vicente Ojea QuintanaTitular Bishop of SuelliBishop of San Isidro, Argentina
69.7AppointedRoberto RodríguezBishop of La Rioja, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
54.2AppointedHugo Manuel Salaberry Goyeneche, S.J.Bishop of Azul, Argentina
51.2AppointedBroderick Soncuaco PabilloAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, Philippines
51.2AppointedBroderick Soncuaco PabilloTitular Bishop of SitifisAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, Philippines
43.9AppointedPeter Štumpf, S.D.B.Auxiliary Bishop of Maribor, SloveniaBishop of Murska Sobota, Slovenia
43.9AppointedPeter Štumpf, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of Musti in NumidiaBishop of Murska Sobota, Slovenia
48.9Ordained BishopPaul ToppoBishop of Raigarh, India
25 May53.2Ordained BishopGeorge Beluso RimandoTitular Bishop of VadaAuxiliary Bishop of Davao, Philippines
81.4DiedGerardo de Andrade PonteBishop Emeritus of Patos, Paraiba, Brazil
59.0InstalledVictor KindoBishop of Jashpur, India
27 May47.2AppointedPablo Virgilio Siongco DavidAuxiliary Bishop of San Fernando, PhilippinesBishop of Kalookan, Philippines
47.2AppointedPablo Virgilio Siongco DavidTitular Bishop of GuardialfieraBishop of Kalookan, Philippines
55.4AppointedLajos VargaAuxiliary Bishop of Vác, Hungary
55.4AppointedLajos VargaTitular Bishop of Sicca VeneriaAuxiliary Bishop of Vác, Hungary
28 May52.4InstalledEduardo Eliseo MartínBishop of Villa de la Concepción del Río Cuarto, ArgentinaArchbishop of Rosario, Argentina
66.1InstalledAgostino ValliniCardinal-Deacon of San Pier Damiani ai Monti di San PaoloCardinal, Vicar General of Roma {Rome}, Italy
82.8InstalledAlbert Vanhoye, S.J.Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria della Mercede e Sant’Adriano a Villa AlbaniCardinal, Cardinal-Priest
30 May75.1RetiredRobert William DonnellyAuxiliary Bishop of Toledo (in America), Ohio, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
75.7DiedMichael Mary O’Shea, O.S.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Ingwavuma, South Africa
76.5RetiredEdmund Michal PiszczArchbishop of Warmia, PolandArchbishop Emeritus
64.6AppointedWojciech ZiembaArchbishop of Warmia, PolandArchbishop Emeritus
31 May78.6DiedAmaury CastanhoBishop Emeritus of Jundiaí, Sao Paulo, Brazil
53.5AppointedMário Marquez, O.F.M. Cap.Auxiliary Bishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, BrazilBishop of Joaçaba, Santa Catarina, Brazil
53.5AppointedMário Marquez, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of NasaiBishop of Joaçaba, Santa Catarina, Brazil
75.3RetiredLouis Mbwôl-Mpasi, O.M.I.Bishop of Idiofa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
74.3InstalledJoseph Zen Ze-kiun, S.D.B.Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria Madre del Redentore a Tor Bella MonacaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
1 Jun48.4AppointedJérôme Daniel BeauAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, France
48.4AppointedJérôme Daniel BeauTitular Bishop of PrivataAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, France
48.7AppointedJean-Yves André Michel NahmiasAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, FranceBishop of Meaux, France
48.7AppointedJean-Yves André Michel NahmiasTitular Bishop of Termae HimeraeBishop of Meaux, France
49.0AppointedBernard UnabaliAuxiliary Bishop of Bougainville, Papua New GuineaBishop
49.0AppointedBernard UnabaliTitular Bishop of CuiculBishop of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea
2 Jun76.2DiedJoseph Hisajiro MatsunagaBishop of Fukuoka, Japan
51.4Ordained BishopNikolaus Messmer, S.J. †Titular Bishop of Carmeiano (Cameiano)Apostolic Administrator of Kyrgyzstan
45.1Ordained BishopAthanasius Schneider, O.R.C.Titular Bishop of CelerinaAuxiliary Bishop of Maria Santissima in Astana, Kazakhstan
54.1Ordained BishopDirceu VeginiTitular Bishop of Putia in ByzacenaBishop of Foz do Iguaçu, Parana, Brazil
3 Jun49.2Ordained BishopFernando Natalio Chomalí GaribTitular Bishop of NobaArchbishop of Concepción (Santissima Concezione), Chile
82.7DiedLeo Morris ClarkeBishop Emeritus of Maitland-Newcastle, Australia
58.6AppointedPius Mlungisi DlungwanaBishop of Mariannhill, South Africa
62.6AppointedMosè MarciaAuxiliary Bishop of Cagliari, ItalyBishop of Nuoro, Italy
62.6AppointedMosè MarciaTitular Bishop of VardimissaBishop of Nuoro, Italy
4 Jun65.0InstalledLuigi ContiArchbishop of Fermo, Italy
6 Jun47.1AppointedFrank Joseph CaggianoAuxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn, New York, USABishop of Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
47.1AppointedFrank Joseph CaggianoTitular Bishop of Inis CathaigBishop of Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
60.8AppointedOctavio CisnerosAuxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn, New York, USA
60.8AppointedOctavio CisnerosTitular Bishop of Eanach DúinAuxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn, New York, USA
48.2AppointedJan Geerits, S.D.S.Apostolic Administrator of ComoresApostolic Administrator Emeritus
71.6AppointedGuy SansaricqAuxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
71.6AppointedGuy SansaricqTitular Bishop of GlenndálochaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Brooklyn, New York, USA
56.0ResignedJan Szpilka, S.D.S.Apostolic Administrator of ComoresApostolic Administrator Emeritus
7 Jun68.1AppointedOsvino José BothArchbishop of Brazil, MilitaryArchbishop Emeritus
48.6AppointedSegundo René Coba GalarzaAuxiliary Bishop of Quito, EcuadorBishop of Ecuador, Military
48.6AppointedSegundo René Coba GalarzaTitular Bishop of Vegesela in ByzacenaBishop of Ecuador, Military
43.9AppointedVincente Danilo Echeverría VerdesotoAuxiliary Bishop of Quito, Ecuador
43.9AppointedVincente Danilo Echeverría VerdesotoTitular Bishop of ThibuzabetumAuxiliary Bishop of Quito, Ecuador
41.5AppointedGregório (Leozírio) Paixão Neto, O.S.B.Auxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia, BrazilBishop of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
41.5AppointedGregório (Leozírio) Paixão Neto, O.S.B.Titular Bishop of FicusBishop of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
8 Jun48.9AppointedMichael Francis BurbidgeBishop of Raleigh, North Carolina, USABishop of Arlington, Virginia, USA
76.1RetiredFrancis Joseph GossmanBishop of Raleigh, North Carolina, USABishop Emeritus
46.9AppointedDaniel Edward ThomasAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USABishop of Toledo (in America), Ohio, USA
46.9AppointedDaniel Edward ThomasTitular Bishop of BardstownBishop of Toledo (in America), Ohio, USA
10 Jun52.8SucceededGuy André Marie de Kérimel, Comm. l'Emm.Bishop of Grenoble, FranceBishop of Grenoble-Vienne, France
74.6RetiredLouis Jean DufauxBishop of Grenoble, FranceBishop Emeritus
57.0ResignedÓscar González VillaBishop-Elect of Girardota, ColombiaPriest of Manizales, Colombia
55.9SelectedSamir NassarArchbishop of Damas (Maronite), Syria
57.2AppointedAníbal Nieto Guerra, O.C.D.Auxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil, EcuadorBishop of San Jacinto, Ecuador
57.2AppointedAníbal Nieto Guerra, O.C.D.Titular Bishop of TuscaniaBishop of San Jacinto, Ecuador
38.9AppointedMarcos Aurelio Pérez CaicedoAuxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil, EcuadorArchbishop of Cuenca, Ecuador
38.9AppointedMarcos Aurelio Pérez CaicedoTitular Bishop of Traiectum ad MosamArchbishop of Cuenca, Ecuador
55.4AppointedIlídio Pinto LeandroBishop of Viseu, Portugal
46.9InstalledBaselios Cleemis (Isaac) ThottunkalArchbishop of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankara), IndiaCardinal, Major Archbishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankara), India
11 Jun63.1InstalledGeorges Paul PontierArchbishop of Marseille, France
64.6InstalledWojciech ZiembaArchbishop of Warmia, PolandArchbishop Emeritus
12 Jun76.8DiedJames Stephen SullivanBishop Emeritus of Fargo, North Dakota, USA
14 Jun46.4AppointedAntoni DziemiankoApostolic Administrator of Minsk-Mohilev, BelarusBishop of Pinsk, Belarus
87.6DiedLéonard Pétion LarocheBishop Emeritus of Hinche, Haïti
91.6RetiredKazimierz ŚwiątekArchbishop of Minsk-Mohilev, BelarusCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
16 Jun95.5DiedRoland Huot, S.S.S. †Superior General Emeritus of Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament
17 Jun45.9Ordained BishopCarlos Briseño Arch, O.A.R.Titular Bishop of TrecalaeAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
51.8AppointedCarlos Enrique García CamaderBishop of Lurín, Peru
53.2Ordained BishopLeopoldo GirelliTitular Archbishop of CapreaeApostolic Nuncio to Singapore
75.2RetiredJosé Ramón Gurruchaga Ezama, S.D.B. †Bishop of Lurín, PeruBishop Emeritus
18 Jun60.0Ordained BishopBruno GruaBishop of Saint-Flour, France
60.4InstalledJean-Pierre KutwaCardinal, Archbishop of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
49.7InstalledFrançois-Xavier Maroy RusengoArchbishop of Bukavu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
50.7InstalledJosé Mauro Pereira Bastos, C.P. †Bishop of Guaxupé, Minas Gerais, Brazil
19 Jun75.7RetiredFrancis Patrick CarrollArchbishop of Canberra-Goulburn, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus
57.7AppointedMark Benedict ColeridgeArchbishop of Canberra-Goulburn, AustraliaArchbishop of Brisbane, Australia
71.9AppointedEugenio SbarbaroApostolic Nuncio to SerbiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
20 Jun75.7RetiredEndre GyulayBishop of Szeged-Csanád, HungaryBishop Emeritus
51.2AppointedLászló Kiss-RigóBishop of Szeged-Csanád, Hungary
76.2RetiredIstván KonkolyBishop of Szombathely, HungaryBishop Emeritus
89.0DiedSalvatore SorrentinoBishop Emeritus of Pozzuoli, Italy
46.5AppointedAndrás VeresBishop of Szombathely, HungaryBishop of Győr (Raab), Hungary
21 Jun46.1Ordained BishopSanto MarcianòArchbishop of Rossano-Cariati, ItalyArchbishop of Italy, Military
22 Jun65.6InstalledDonald William WuerlCardinal, Archbishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
23 Jun56.7Ordained BishopGianfranco De LucaBishop of Termoli-Larino, Italy
24 Jun46.8Ordained BishopDarwin Rudy Andino Ramírez, C.R.S.Titular Bishop of HortaBishop of Santa Rosa de Copán, Honduras
68.0InstalledCarlo CaffarraCardinal-Priest of San Giovanni Battista dei FiorentiniCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bologna, Italy
58.1Ordained BishopDer Raphaël Dabiré KusiéléBishop of Diébougou, Burkina Faso
47.8Ordained BishopJohn Baptist Lee Keh-mienBishop of Hsinchu, Taiwan
44.6AppointedJosé Ignacio Munilla AguirreBishop of Palencia, SpainBishop of San Sebastián, Spain
75.0RetiredRudolf MüllerBishop of Görlitz, GermanyBishop Emeritus
55.0AppointedMichele SecciaBishop of Teramo-Atri, Italy
25 Jun53.2Ordained BishopFrancis Assisi ChullikattTitular Archbishop of OstraApostolic Nuncio to Kazakhstan
64.3Ordained BishopIgnazio SannaArchbishop of Oristano, Italy
50.9Ordained BishopMarjan TurnšekBishop of Murska Sobota, SloveniaArchbishop Emeritus of Maribor, Slovenia
27 Jun61.4Ordained BishopPhilip Banchong Chaiyara, C.SS.R.Bishop of Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
54.0InstalledJames Peter SartainBishop of Joliet in Illinois, USAArchbishop of Seattle, Washington, USA
28 Jun54.5AppointedJacques André BlaquartAuxiliary Bishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), FranceBishop of Orléans, France
54.5AppointedJacques André BlaquartTitular Bishop of YpresBishop of Orléans, France
75.9RetiredPierre Jacques Joatton, Ist. del Prado †Bishop of Saint-Etienne, FranceBishop Emeritus
64.7AppointedBarry Philip JonesCoadjutor Bishop of Christchurch, New ZealandBishop
48.7AppointedDominique Julien Claude Marie LebrunBishop of Saint-Etienne, FranceArchbishop of Rouen, France
29 Jun65.6DiedMykhajlo Sabryha, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Ternopil-Zboriv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
30 Jun51.1Ordained BishopArturo AielloBishop of Teano-Calvi, Italy
52.5AppointedAmalraj ArulappanBishop of Ootacamund, India
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