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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Oct39.0SelectedPaul Xiao ZejiangCoadjutor Bishop of Guiyang [Kweyang], ChinaBishop
1 Oct62.2InstalledSeán Patrick O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap.Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria della VittoriaCardinal, Archbishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
46.2ProfessedTaras Senkiv, O.M.Priest of Order of the MinimsBishop of Stryj (Ukrainian), Ukraine
59.4Ordained BishopThomas Thuruthimattam, C.S.T.Bishop of Gorakhpur (Syro-Malabar), India
2 Oct75.0RetiredJacques Louis Marie Joseph FiheyBishop of Coutances (-Avranches), FranceBishop Emeritus
3 Oct61.5AppointedMarcelo Raúl MartorellBishop of Puerto Iguazú, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
76.3RetiredJoaquín Piña Batllevell, S.J. †Bishop of Puerto Iguazú, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
69.9AppointedJosé Ángel RovaiBishop of Villa María, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
4 Oct65.0Ordained BishopBarry Philip JonesCoadjutor Bishop of Christchurch, New ZealandBishop
5 Oct63.5AppointedLucas Martínez LaraBishop of Matehuala, San Luís Potosí, México
7 Oct82.5DiedFrancisco Austregésilo de Mesquita FilhoBishop Emeritus of Afogados da Ingazeira, Pernambuco, Brazil
80.2RetiredJán Eugen KočišProtosyncellus of Czech Republic (Ruthenian)Protosyncellus Emeritus
8 Oct85.5DiedPavel Mária Hnilica, S.J. †Titular Bishop of Rusadus
62.0InstalledJean-Pierre Bernard RicardCardinal-Priest of Sant’AgostinoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
9 Oct78.4RetiredGeorges Ibrahim Kwaïter, B.S. †Archbishop of Saïdā (Sidone) (Melkite Greek), LebanonArchbishop Emeritus
10 Oct53.5AppointedLeopoldo GirelliApostolic Nuncio to Timor-LesteApostolic Nuncio to India
11 Oct70.1DiedGermán Garcia Isaza, C.M. †Bishop of Apartadó, Colombia
46.7SelectedElie Bechara Haddad, B.S.Archbishop of Saïdā (Sidone) (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
12 Oct64.8AppointedMartin John AmosBishop of Davenport, Iowa, USABishop Emeritus
76.7RetiredJohn Patrick BolesAuxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
63.4AppointedJohn Anthony DooherAuxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
63.4AppointedJohn Anthony DooherTitular Bishop of ThevesteAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
76.4RetiredWilliam Edwin FranklinBishop of Davenport, Iowa, USABishop Emeritus
54.4AppointedRobert Francis HennesseyAuxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
54.4AppointedRobert Francis HennesseyTitular Bishop of TigiasAuxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
55.2AppointedJuan Pedro Juárez MeléndezBishop of Tula, Hidalgo, México
78.7DiedAuguste NobouArchbishop Emeritus of Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire
13 Oct57.8SelectedMichel Abrass, B.A.Curial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), SyriaArchbishop Emeritus of Tyr (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
45.2Ordained BishopKamal Fahim Awad (Boutros) HannaTitular Bishop of MareotesBishop Emeritus of Minya {Ermopoli Maggiore; Minieh} (Coptic), Egypt
84.5DiedDino MonduzziCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Prefecture of the Papal Household
14 Oct46.8AppointedJohn Ebebe AyahBishop of Ogoja, NigeriaBishop of Uyo, Nigeria
61.8AppointedOswald GraciasCardinal, Archbishop of Bombay, India
49.3AppointedGeorges Nicolas Haddad, S.M.S.P.Archbishop of Bāniyās {Cesarea di Filippo; Paneade} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
52.2AppointedGregor Maria Franz Hanke, O.S.B.Bishop of Eichstätt, Germany
50.5AppointedEdgar Amine MadiBishop of Nossa Senhora do Líbano em São Paulo (Maronite), Sao Paulo, Brazil
74.6ResignedJoseph Mahfouz, O.L.M. †Bishop of Nossa Senhora do Líbano em São Paulo (Maronite), Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
56.2ConfirmedSamir NassarArchbishop of Damas (Maronite), Syria
58.1AppointedVincenzo PelviArchbishop of Italy, MilitaryArchbishop of Foggia-Bovino, Italy
65.0InstalledLucio Angelo Renna, O. Carm.Bishop of San Severo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
46.9AppointedAlexis Touably YouloBishop of Agboville, Côte d’Ivoire
15 Oct128.4CanonizedSt. Raphael Guizar ValenciaBishop of Veracruz-Jalapa, México
16 Oct63.7AppointedCiriaco Benavente MateosBishop of Albacete, SpainBishop Emeritus
17 Oct57.8AppointedMichel Abrass, B.A.Titular Bishop of AbydusArchbishop Emeritus of Tyr (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
57.8ConfirmedMichel Abrass, B.A.Curial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), SyriaArchbishop Emeritus of Tyr (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
54.3AppointedJean-Abdo Arbach, B.C.Apostolic Exarch of Argentina (Melkite Greek)Archbishop of Homs (-Hama-Jabrud) (Melkite Greek), Syria
54.3AppointedJean-Abdo Arbach, B.C.Titular Bishop of HiltaArchbishop of Homs (-Hama-Jabrud) (Melkite Greek), Syria
50.0AppointedStephen BrislinBishop of Kroonstad, South AfricaArchbishop of Cape Town {Kaapstad}, South Africa
89.9DiedTeodoro Cardenal FernándezArchbishop Emeritus of Burgos, Spain
60.4AppointedLeonard William Kenney, C.P.Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham, England, Great Britain
67.9AppointedLeonardo Yuzon MedrosoBishop of Tagbilaran, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
18 Oct49.8InstalledJoão Alves dos Santos, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Paranaguá, Parana, Brazil
77.5DiedMario Francesco PompeddaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Apostolic Signatura
19 Oct53.4AppointedPierre Paul Oscar d’OrnellasCoadjutor Archbishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), FranceArchbishop
75.0RetiredFrank Marcus FernandoBishop of Chilaw, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
57.2AppointedVasyl SemeniukBishop of Ternopil-Zboriv (Ukrainian), UkraineArchbishop of Ternopil-Zboriv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
48.4SucceededWarnakulasurya Wadumestrige Devasritha Valence MendisBishop of Chilaw, Sri Lanka
20 Oct69.0AppointedEdwin ColaçoBishop of Aurangabad, IndiaBishop Emeritus
21 Oct57.8Ordained BishopFrancisco Canindé PalhanoBishop of Bonfim, Bahia, BrazilBishop of Petrolina, Pernambuco, Brazil
48.8SucceededJavier Augusto Del Río AlbaArchbishop of Arequipa, Peru
68.2AppointedDjibrail KassabArchbishop (Personal Title) of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Sydney (Chaldean), AustraliaBishop Emeritus
48.6AppointedJan NiemiecAuxiliary Bishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi, Ukraine
48.6AppointedJan NiemiecTitular Bishop of DecorianaAuxiliary Bishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi, Ukraine
49.2Ordained BishopSabino Ocan OdokiTitular Bishop of SabrataBishop of Arua, Uganda
65.4AppointedEdward OzorowskiArchbishop of Białystok, PolandArchbishop Emeritus
62.0ResignedJosé Paulino Ríos ReynosoArchbishop of Arequipa, PeruArchbishop Emeritus
23 Oct41.9AppointedMarco Antonio Órdenes FernándezBishop of Iquique, Chile
93.8DiedHeinrich Rüth, C.S.Sp. †Bishop Emeritus of Cruzeiro do Sul, Acre, Brazil
24 Oct67.4InstalledStanisław DziwiszCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria del PopoloCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
26 Oct75.1RetiredVincent MaloneAuxiliary Bishop of Liverpool, England, Great BritainAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
63.1Ordained BishopPaul Joseph SwainBishop of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USABishop Emeritus
27 Oct83.9DiedCecil DeSaArchbishop Emeritus of Agra, India
28 Oct55.0Ordained BishopAntônio Carlos Altieri, S.D.B.Bishop of Caraguatatuba, Sao Paulo, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
45.1AppointedDaniel Ernest FloresAuxiliary Bishop of Detroit, Michigan, USABishop of Brownsville, Texas, USA
45.1AppointedDaniel Ernest FloresTitular Bishop of CozylaBishop of Brownsville, Texas, USA
75.0RetiredMedardo Joseph MazombweArchbishop of Lusaka, ZambiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
59.4SucceededTelesphore George MpunduArchbishop of Lusaka, ZambiaArchbishop Emeritus
45.5Ordained BishopJoseph Pandarasseril (Pandarassery), O.S.B.Titular Bishop of Castellum RipaeAuxiliary Bishop of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar), India
31 Oct75.2RetiredRobert Anthony BrucatoAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
77.3RetiredDarío Castrillón HoyosPrefect of the Congregation for the ClergyCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”
54.2AppointedThomas Chung An-zuAuxiliary Bishop of Taipei, TaiwanArchbishop
54.2AppointedThomas Chung An-zuTitular Bishop of MunatianaArchbishop of Taipei, Taiwan
80.5DiedJosé Elias Chaves Júnior, C.M. †Prelate Emeritus of Cametá, Para, Brazil
63.1SucceededAngelo ComastriArchpriest of the Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano {Saint Peter Basilica}Cardinal, President Emeritus of the Fabric of St. Peter
54.7AppointedFausto Feliciano Gaibor GarcíaAuxiliary Bishop of Riobamba, EcuadorBishop of Tulcán, Ecuador
54.7AppointedFausto Feliciano Gaibor GarcíaTitular Bishop of NaraggaraBishop of Tulcán, Ecuador
72.2AppointedCláudio Aury Affonso Hummes, O.F.M.Prefect of the Congregation for the ClergyCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
77.3RetiredFrancesco MarchisanoArchpriest of the Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano {Saint Peter Basilica}Cardinal, President Emeritus of the Labour Office of the Apostolic See
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