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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Dec65.9Ordained BishopCarlo MazzaBishop of Fidenza, ItalyBishop Emeritus
55.6ConvertedJeffrey Neil SteensonOrdinary Emeritus of The Chair of Saint Peter, USA
65.9InstalledGiovanni TonucciPrelate of Loreto, ItalyPrelate Emeritus
2 Dec63.7Ordained BishopSéamus Freeman, S.A.C.Bishop of Ossory, IrelandBishop Emeritus
52.4InstalledSimone GiustiBishop of Livorno, Italy
50.4Ordained BishopPablo Emiro Salas AntelizBishop of Espinal, ColombiaArchbishop of Barranquilla, Colombia
64.0InstalledLeonardo SandriCardinal-Deacon of Santi Biagio e Carlo ai CatinariCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
56.6Ordained BishopJustin Saw Min ThideTitular Bishop of LemfoctaBishop of Hpa-an, Myanmar
3 Dec50.4Ordained BishopJoseph Ðặng Ðức NgânBishop of Lạng Sơn et Cao Bằng, Viet NamBishop of Ðà Nẵng, Viet Nam
49.1AppointedIsaac Jogues Agbémenya Kodjo GagloBishop of Aného, Togo
75.1RetiredRobert Kerketta, S.D.B. †Bishop of Tezpur, IndiaBishop Emeritus
80.9DiedHenri Salina, C.R.A. †Abbot Emeritus of Saint-Maurice, Switzerland
52.5AppointedMichael Akasius ToppoBishop of Tezpur, India
4 Dec43.6Ordained BishopJoseph Gan JunqiuBishop of Guangzhou [Canton], China
6 Dec67.9AppointedGerald Nicholas DinoBishop of Van Nuys (Ruthenian), California, USABishop Emeritus of Holy Protection of Mary of Phoenix (Ruthenian), Arizona, USA
57.7AppointedJohn Doaninoel, S.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Rabaul, Papua New GuineaAuxiliary Bishop of Honiara, Solomon Islands
57.7AppointedJohn Doaninoel, S.M. †Titular Bishop of Girus TarasiiAuxiliary Bishop of Honiara, Solomon Islands
68.1AppointedLaurent Monsengwo PasinyaArchbishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
54.5AppointedFrancesco MoragliaBishop of La Spezia-Sarzana-Brugnato, ItalyPatriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
83.9DiedRoger MpunguBishop Emeritus of Muyinga, Burundi
80.2RetiredAndrew PatakiBishop of Passaic (Ruthenian), New Jersey, USABishop Emeritus
55.5AppointedGiuseppe PintoApostolic Nuncio to ChileApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Croatia
51.5AppointedWilliam Charles SkurlaBishop of Passaic (Ruthenian), New Jersey, USAArchbishop of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania, USA
76.2RetiredBassano StaffieriBishop of La Spezia-Sarzana-Brugnato, ItalyBishop Emeritus
51.5AppointedPatrick Taval, M.S.C. †Coadjutor Bishop of Kerema, Papua New GuineaBishop
7 Dec75.6RetiredClément Joseph Marie Raymond Guillon, C.I.M. †Bishop of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), FranceBishop Emeritus
48.6AppointedJean-Marie Charles André Le VertBishop of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), FranceAuxiliary Bishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
8 Dec65.4AppointedAlberto Bottari de CastelloTitular Archbishop of OpitergiumApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Hungary
64.9Ordained BishopValentín Reynoso Hidalgo, M.S.C.Titular Bishop of MadesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
45.7Ordained BishopHéctor Eduardo Vera ColonaBishop of Ica, Peru
9 Dec68.6InstalledÁngel Rubio CastroBishop of Segovia, SpainBishop Emeritus
10 Dec64.0AppointedFrancisco-Javier Lozano SebastiánApostolic Nuncio to RomaniaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
64.0AppointedFrancisco-Javier Lozano SebastiánApostolic Nuncio to Moldova, Republic ofApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Romania
60.3AppointedRomano RossiBishop of Civita Castellana, Italy
76.8RetiredDivo ZadiBishop of Civita Castellana, ItalyBishop Emeritus
11 Dec54.4AppointedWillem Jacobus EijkCardinal, Archbishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
12 Dec58.9AppointedEnemésio Ângelo Lazzaris, F.D.P. †Bishop of Balsas, Maranhão, Brazil
97.3DiedAlfons Maria Stickler, S.D.B. †Cardinal, Archivist Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archive
41.5Ordained BishopHermenegildo José Torres AsanzaTitular Bishop of CentenariaBishop of Guaranda, Ecuador
13 Dec85.7DiedGaetano MichettiBishop Emeritus of Pesaro, Italy
14 Dec52.9Ordained BishopPeter Jin LugangCoadjutor Bishop of Nanyang [Nanyang], ChinaBishop
15 Dec61.9InstalledPierre BürcherBishop of Reykjavik, IcelandBishop Emeritus
45.8InstalledZanoni Demettino CastroBishop of São Mateus, Espirito Santo, BrazilArchbishop of Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil
92.4DiedFernando Romo GutiérrezBishop Emeritus of Torreón, Coahuila, México
50.5InstalledPablo Emiro Salas AntelizBishop of Espinal, ColombiaArchbishop of Barranquilla, Colombia
16 Dec38.1Ordained BishopVasile BizăuTitular Bishop of AppiariaBishop of Maramureş (Romanian), Romania
37.0Ordained BishopMihai Cătălin FrăţilăTitular Bishop of NovaeBishop of Sfântul Vasile cel Mare de Bucureşti (Romanian), Romania
55.6Ordained BishopRosario Saro Vella, S.D.B.Bishop of Ambanja, MadagascarBishop of Moramanga, Madagascar
49.0Ordained BishopJoão Carlos Seneme, C.S.S.Titular Bishop of AlbulaeBishop of Toledo, Parana, Brazil
18 Dec44.9AppointedGaspard Béby GnébaBishop of Man, Côte d’Ivoire
74.9RetiredJoseph Niangoran TekyBishop of Man, Côte d’IvoireBishop Emeritus
19 Dec54.5AppointedRoberto Francisco Ferrería PazAuxiliary Bishop of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilBishop of Campos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
54.5AppointedRoberto Francisco Ferrería PazTitular Bishop of AcciaBishop of Campos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
47.3AppointedKarl-Heinz WiesemannBishop of Speyer, Germany
53.4AppointedMichael WüstenbergBishop of Aliwal, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
20 Dec58.5DiedSebastião Assis de Figueiredo, O.F.M. †Bishop of Guiratinga, Mato Grosso, Brazil
47.8AppointedEugène Cyrille HoundékonBishop of Abomey, Benin
90.5Died[John Liu Ding-han], S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Xianxian [Sienhsien], China
81.1DiedRaphaël Nguyễn Văn DiệpCoadjutor Bishop Emeritus of Vĩnh Long, Viet Nam
21 Dec57.5Ordained BishopWilliam Patrick Callahan, O.F.M. Conv.Titular Bishop of LaresBishop of La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA
62.5ResignedJames C. Gould, S.J.Prefect of Marshall Islands, Pacific (Oceania)Prefect Emeritus
39.0Ordained BishopJoseph Li JingCoadjutor Bishop of Yinchuan [Ningsia], ChinaBishop
61.8AppointedRaymundo Sabio, M.S.C.Prefect of Marshall Islands, Pacific (Oceania)Prefect Emeritus
22 Dec63.9AppointedGianni AmbrosioBishop of Piacenza-Bobbio, ItalyBishop Emeritus
75.1RetiredTulio Manuel Chirivella VarelaArchbishop of Barquisimeto, VenezuelaArchbishop Emeritus
72.1AppointedJohn Patrick FoleyGrand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of JerusalemCardinal, Grand Master Emeritus
62.8AppointedGeorge KocherryApostolic Nuncio to ZimbabweApostolic Nuncio to Bangladesh
65.5AppointedGiuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Nuncio to AustraliaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
45.0AppointedWiesław LechowiczAuxiliary Bishop of Tarnów, Poland
45.0AppointedWiesław LechowiczTitular Bishop of LambiridiAuxiliary Bishop of Tarnów, Poland
62.4AppointedAntonio José López CastilloArchbishop of Barquisimeto, VenezuelaArchbishop Emeritus
23 Dec83.2DiedAloísio Leo Arlindo Lorscheider, O.F.M. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Aparecida, Sao Paulo, Brazil
24 Dec58.8AppointedRichard Anthony Burke, S.P.S.Archbishop of Benin City, NigeriaArchbishop Emeritus
58.8AppointedRichard Anthony Burke, S.P.S.Apostolic Administrator of Warri, NigeriaArchbishop Emeritus of Benin City, Nigeria
25 Dec89.5DiedJuan Alfredo ArzubeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, California, USA
27 Dec75.7RetiredRubén Héctor di MonteArchbishop of Mercedes-Luján, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
74.6ResignedElmer Osmar Ramón MianiBishop of Catamarca, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
63.2AppointedAgustín Roberto Radrizzani, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Mercedes-Luján, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
49.4SucceededLuis UrbančBishop of Catamarca, Argentina
28 Dec45.4InstalledPietro Vittorelli, O.S.B.Abbot of Montecassino, ItalyAbbot Emeritus
54.0AppointedDominic Nyarko YeboahBishop of Techiman, Ghana
29 Dec75.1RetiredAdam DyczkowskiBishop of Zielona Góra-Gorzów, PolandBishop Emeritus
56.5AppointedStefan RegmuntBishop of Zielona Góra-Gorzów, PolandBishop Emeritus
76.6RetiredMarian Kazimierz ZimałekAuxiliary Bishop of Sandomierz, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus

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