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November to December


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Nov88.5DiedArturo Salazar Mejia, O.A.R. †Bishop Emeritus of Pasto, Colombia
4 Nov75.0RetiredJulius Babatunde AdelakunBishop of Oyo, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
48.3SucceededEmmanuel Adetoyese BadejoBishop of Oyo, Nigeria
85.9DiedHubert BrandenburgBishop Emeritus of Stockholm, Sweden
62.7SucceededRomualdo Matias KujawskiBishop of Porto Nacional, Tocatins, Brazil
49.7AppointedGuido Iván Minda ChaláAuxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil, Ecuador
49.7AppointedGuido Iván Minda ChaláTitular Bishop of Nisa in LyciaAuxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil, Ecuador
60.6AppointedAníbal Nieto Guerra, O.C.D.Bishop of San Jacinto de Yaguachi, Ecuador
64.5InstalledFelipe Padilla CardonaBishop of Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, México
57.5ResignedJoseph William Tobin, C.SS.R.Superior General of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerArchbishop of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
75.0RetiredGeraldo Vieira GusmãoBishop of Porto Nacional, Tocatins, BrazilBishop Emeritus
49.1InstalledSocrates Buenaventura VillegasArchbishop of Lingayen-Dagupan, Philippines
5 Nov75.2RetiredCarlos Amigo Vallejo, O.F.M.Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
60.9AppointedEliseo Antonio AriottiApostolic Nuncio to Paraguay
64.0SucceededJuan José Asenjo PelegrinaArchbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
52.5ResignedJán Čapla, S.D.B.Superior of Baku, AzerbaijanSuperior Emeritus
54.2AppointedVladimír Fekete, S.D.B.Superior of Baku, AzerbaijanPrefect of Azerbaijan
6 Nov69.7DiedAbraham Escudero MontoyaBishop of Palmira, Colombia
53.1AppointedWilliam Terrence McGrattanAuxiliary Bishop of Toronto, Ontario, CanadaBishop of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
53.1AppointedWilliam Terrence McGrattanTitular Bishop of Furnos MinorBishop of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
103.4DiedAntonio Rosario MennonnaBishop Emeritus of Nardò, Italy
43.4AppointedVincent Nguyên Manh HieuAuxiliary Bishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
43.4AppointedVincent Nguyên Manh HieuTitular Bishop of AmmaedaraAuxiliary Bishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
90.5DiedManuel Romero Arvizu, O.F.M. †Prelate Emeritus of Jesús María (del Nayar), Nayarit, México
63.1AppointedGiuseppe Sandri, M.C.C.I.Bishop of Witbank, South Africa
7 Nov50.8AppointedHubertus LetengBishop of Ruteng, Indonesia
10 Nov80.0DiedJosé Afonso Ribeiro, T.O.R. †Prelate Emeritus of Borba, Amazonas, Brazil
61.4AppointedFelix Anthony MachadoArchbishop (Personal Title) of Vasai, IndiaBishop
11 Nov59.9AppointedIrineu Andreassa, O.F.M.Bishop of Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil
76.5RetiredJoão Oneres MarchioriBishop of Lages, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus
13 Nov45.9AppointedAlick BandaCoadjutor Bishop of Ndola, ZambiaBishop
42.0ConfirmedEmil Shimoun NonaArchbishop of Mossul (Chaldean), Iraq
75.4RetiredFélix Ramananarivo, M.S. †Bishop of Antsirabé, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
60.5AppointedPhilippe RanaivomananaBishop of Antsirabé, Madagascar
14 Nov54.4AppointedDominique BulamatariBishop of Molegbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
77.2RetiredJohn Michael D’ArcyBishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USABishop Emeritus
62.1AppointedGiovanni D’Ercole, F.D.P.Auxiliary Bishop of L’Aquila, ItalyBishop of Ascoli Piceno, Italy
62.1AppointedGiovanni D’Ercole, F.D.P.Titular Bishop of DusaBishop of Ascoli Piceno, Italy
60.6AppointedJerome Edward ListeckiArchbishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
76.8RetiredGeorge Yod Phimphisan, C.SS.R.Bishop of Udon Thani, ThailandBishop Emeritus
51.9AppointedKevin Carl RhoadesBishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USA
46.9AppointedJoseph Luechai ThatwisaiBishop of Udon Thani, Thailand
63.8InstalledHenryk Marian TomasikBishop of Radom, Poland
15 Nov42.5ResignedAndrew Jagaye KarnleyApostolic Administrator of Monrovia, LiberiaBishop of Cape Palmas, Liberia
84.3DiedAmbrose MathalaimuthuBishop Emeritus of Coimbatore, India
16 Nov73.2ResignedHerbert Nikolaus Lenhof, S.A.C.Bishop of Queenstown, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
17 Nov79.1RetiredPeter Toshio JinushiBishop of Sapporo, JapanBishop Emeritus
50.8SucceededSamuel KledaArchbishop of Douala, Cameroon
79.0RetiredChristian Wiyghan TumiArchbishop of Douala, CameroonCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
18 Nov49.2AppointedJean (John) Bosco Baremes, S.M.Bishop of Port-Vila, Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania)
19 Nov57.1InstalledConstancio Miranda WechmannArchbishop of Chihuahua, México
20 Nov84.9DiedMartino GomieroBishop Emeritus of Adria-Rovigo, Italy
21 Nov54.8AppointedBrian Joseph DunnBishop of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
58.6AppointedPeter Liu Cheng-chungArchbishop (Personal Title) of Kaohsiung, TaiwanBishop
63.9ResignedAnthony ManciniApostolic Administrator of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, CanadaArchbishop of Halifax-Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
48.0AppointedJosé Ignacio Munilla AguirreBishop of San Sebastián, Spain
54.8AppointedJesús Sanz Montes, O.F.M.Archbishop of Oviedo, Spain
54.3Ordained BishopStephen TjepheTitular Bishop of Nova BarbaraBishop of Loikaw, Myanmar
76.4RetiredJuan María Uriarte GoiricelayaBishop of San Sebastián, SpainBishop Emeritus
25 Nov47.0AppointedRicardo Ernesto Centellas GuzmánBishop of Potosí, Bolivia
54.5AppointedAloísio Jorge Pena VitralBishop of Teófilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil
73.0ResignedWalter Pérez VillamonteBishop of Potosí, BoliviaBishop Emeritus
75.3RetiredDiogo Reesink, O.F.M.Bishop of Teófilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
26 Nov55.7AppointedRaúl Gómez GonzálezBishop of Tenancingo, México, México
27 Nov45.7AppointedMilton Luis Tróccoli CebedioAuxiliary Bishop of Montevideo, Uruguay
45.7AppointedMilton Luis Tróccoli CebedioTitular Bishop of MunatianaAuxiliary Bishop of Montevideo, Uruguay
28 Nov46.5Ordained BishopAndrzej JeżTitular Bishop of TigillavaBishop of Tarnów, Poland
49.7Ordained BishopGuido Iván Minda ChaláTitular Bishop of Nisa in LyciaAuxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil, Ecuador
66.9AppointedAnton Stres, C.M.Archbishop of Ljubljana, SloveniaArchbishop Emeritus
47.4AppointedPeter Štumpf, S.D.B.Bishop of Murska Sobota, Slovenia
54.3AppointedMarjan TurnšekCoadjutor Archbishop of Maribor, SloveniaArchbishop Emeritus
64.8ResignedAlojzij UranArchbishop of Ljubljana, SloveniaArchbishop Emeritus
29 Nov67.4Ordained BishopHenri Coudray, S.J.Titular Bishop of SilliVicar Apostolic of Mongo, Chad
90.3DiedGilbert-Antoine DuchêneBishop Emeritus of Saint-Claude, France
52.5Ordained BishopLuc Marie Daniel Ravel, C.R.S.V.Bishop of France, Military
30 Nov84.7DiedEmile EidOfficial Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
58.8AppointedNikola EterovićTitular Archbishop of CibalaeApostolic Nuncio to Germany
1 Dec50.2Ordained BishopBernard Anthony HebdaBishop of Gaylord, Michigan, USACoadjutor Archbishop of Newark, New Jersey, USA
2 Dec92.0DiedEstêvão Cardoso de Avellar, O.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
67.1AppointedCamilo Fernando Castrellón Pizano, S.D.B.Bishop of Barrancabermeja, Colombia
75.2RetiredPaul-Mounged El-HachemApostolic Nuncio to KuwaitApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
75.2RetiredPaul-Mounged El-HachemApostolic Nuncio to BahrainApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Kuwait
75.2RetiredPaul-Mounged El-HachemApostolic Nuncio to YemenApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Kuwait
75.2RetiredPaul-Mounged El-HachemApostolic Nuncio to QatarApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Kuwait
75.2RetiredPaul-Mounged El-HachemApostolic Nuncio to United Arab EmiratesApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Kuwait
50.4AppointedPetar Antun RajičTitular Archbishop of SarsenterumApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
50.4AppointedPetar Antun RajičApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
50.4AppointedPetar Antun RajičApostolic Nuncio to BahrainApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
50.4AppointedPetar Antun RajičApostolic Nuncio to QatarApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
50.4AppointedPetar Antun RajičApostolic Delegate to Arabian PeninsulaApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
3 Dec67.2AppointedBarthélemy AdoukonouSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Culture
57.3AppointedJoseph Atanga, S.J.Archbishop of Bertoua, Cameroon
44.9AppointedSosthène Léopold Bayemi MatjeiBishop of Obala, Cameroon
80.9RetiredWalter BrandmüllerPresident of the Roman Curia - OtherCardinal, President Emeritus
48.1AppointedGinés Ramón García BeltránBishop of Guadix, Spain
76.8RetiredJuan García-Santacruz OrtizBishop of Guadix, SpainBishop Emeritus
45.3AppointedFaustin Ambassa Ndjodo, C.I.C.M.Bishop of Batouri, Cameroon
76.8RetiredJérôme Owono-MimboeBishop of Obala, CameroonBishop Emeritus
75.3RetiredRoger Pirenne, C.I.C.M.Archbishop of Bertoua, CameroonArchbishop Emeritus
4 Dec68.4DiedJérôme-Michel-Francis Martin, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Berbérati, Central African Republic
62.2ResignedKevin John Patrick McDonaldArchbishop of Southwark, England, Great BritainArchbishop Emeritus
78.3RetiredPaul Nguyên Van HòaBishop of Nha Trang, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
65.2SucceededJoseph Võ Đúc MinhBishop of Nha Trang, Viet Nam
5 Dec43.0AppointedMarkos Ghebremedhin, C.M.Vicar Apostolic of Jimma-Bonga, Ethiopia
43.0AppointedMarkos Ghebremedhin, C.M.Titular Bishop of Gummi in ProconsulariVicar Apostolic of Jimma-Bonga, Ethiopia
49.7AppointedVjekoslav HuzjakBishop of Bjelovar-Križevci, Croatia
61.6AppointedMethod KilainiAuxiliary Bishop of Bukoba, Tanzania
50.5AppointedVlado KošićBishop of Sisak, Croatia
57.4AppointedAngelo Moreschi, S.D.B.Vicar Apostolic of Gambella, Ethiopia
57.4AppointedAngelo Moreschi, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of Elephantaris in MauretaniaVicar Apostolic of Gambella, Ethiopia
7 Dec54.6AppointedMarian Eleganti, O.S.B.Auxiliary Bishop of Chur, Switzerland
54.6AppointedMarian Eleganti, O.S.B.Titular Bishop of LamdiaAuxiliary Bishop of Chur, Switzerland
49.2AppointedTheodorus Cornelis Maria HoogenboomAuxiliary Bishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
49.2AppointedTheodorus Cornelis Maria HoogenboomTitular Bishop of BistueAuxiliary Bishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
53.7AppointedPedro Daniel Martínez PereaCoadjutor Bishop of San Luis, ArgentinaBishop
98.9DiedAnthony Saliu SanusiBishop Emeritus of Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria
46.0AppointedHerman Willebrordus WoortsAuxiliary Bishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
46.0AppointedHerman Willebrordus WoortsTitular Bishop of Giufi SalariaAuxiliary Bishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
8 Dec54.6InstalledBernard LongleyArchbishop of Birmingham, England, Great Britain
9 Dec50.4Ordained BishopPaul Dennis EtienneBishop of Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
48.2AppointedDaniel Ernest FloresBishop of Brownsville, Texas, USA
75.8RetiredRaymundo Joseph PeñaBishop of Brownsville, Texas, USABishop Emeritus
85.3DiedOnofre Cândido Rosa, S.D.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Jardim, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
10 Dec55.8InstalledJoel Zamudio BaylonBishop of Legazpi, Philippines
51.2Ordained BishopFernando IsernBishop of Pueblo, Colorado, USABishop Emeritus
56.3AppointedPedro López QuintanaApostolic Nuncio to CanadaApostolic Nuncio to Lithuania
77.1RetiredLucilo B. QuiambaoAuxiliary Bishop of Legazpi, PhilippinesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
12 Dec62.1Ordained BishopGiovanni D’Ercole, F.D.P.Titular Bishop of DusaBishop of Ascoli Piceno, Italy
57.6Ordained BishopJean Clément Marie Gérard Joseph Françoise Georges Laffitte, Comm. l'Emm.Titular Bishop of EntrevauxSecretary of the Pontifical Council for the Family
47.3AppointedJosé Elías Rauda Gutiérrez, O.F.M.Bishop of San Vicente, El Salvador
59.4Ordained BishopMario Toso, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of BisarcioSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
13 Dec78.8DiedPiergiorgio Silvano Nesti, C.P. †Secretary Emeritus of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
14 Dec49.2Ordained BishopPaul David SirbaBishop of Duluth, Minnesota, USA
15 Dec62.2Ordained BishopRobert Charles EvansTitular Bishop of Aquae RegiaeAuxiliary Bishop of Providence, Rhode Island, USA
76.1RetiredErwin Hecht, O.M.I.Bishop of Kimberley, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
62.8ResignedPaul Mandla Khumalo, C.M.M.Archbishop of Pretoria, South AfricaArchbishop Emeritus
62.8ResignedPaul Mandla Khumalo, C.M.M.Bishop of South Africa, MilitaryArchbishop Emeritus of Pretoria, South Africa
75.2RetiredHenk Kronenberg, S.M.Bishop of Bougainville, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
57.2AppointedWilliam Francis MedleyBishop of Owensboro, Kentucky, USA
51.9Ordained BishopJorge Carlos Patrón WongCoadjutor Bishop of Papantla, Puebla, MéxicoOfficial of the Congregation for the Clergy
79.9DiedArnaldo RibeiroArchbishop Emeritus of Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
52.6AppointedBernard UnabaliBishop of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea
16 Dec75.9RetiredAloísio Hilário de Pinho, F.D.P.Bishop of Jataí, Goias, BrazilBishop Emeritus
56.1AppointedJosé Luiz Majella Delgado, C.SS.R.Bishop of Jataí, Goias, BrazilArchbishop of Pouso Alegre, Minas Gerais, Brazil
72.7DiedJosef Voß (Voss)Auxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
17 Dec79.5LaicizedEmmanuel MilingoArchbishop Emeritus of Lusaka, Zambia
69.5ResignedDonal Brendan MurrayBishop of Limerick, IrelandBishop Emeritus
18 Dec53.2AppointedStephen BrislinArchbishop of Cape Town {Kaapstad}, South Africa
65.7AppointedGianfranco Agostino Gardin, O.F.M. Conv.Archbishop (Personal Title) of Treviso, ItalyBishop
75.3RetiredLawrence Patrick HenryArchbishop of Cape Town {Kaapstad}, South AfricaArchbishop Emeritus
19 Dec64.7Ordained BishopGiuseppe Filippi, M.C.C.I.Bishop of Kotido, Uganda
41.5AppointedMaurice Muhatia MakumbaBishop of Nakuru, Kenya
20 Dec45.5InstalledFranz-Josef OverbeckBishop of Essen, Germany
45.7Ordained BishopMilton Luis Tróccoli CebedioTitular Bishop of MunatianaAuxiliary Bishop of Montevideo, Uruguay
21 Dec48.8AppointedDonald BolenBishop of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
75.5RetiredJosé Lizares EstradaAuxiliary Bishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
75.3RetiredDaniel Edward PilarczykArchbishop of Cincinnati, Ohio, USAArchbishop Emeritus
61.5SucceededDennis Marion SchnurrArchbishop of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
22 Dec50.6AppointedMark DaviesCoadjutor Bishop of Shrewsbury, England, Great BritainBishop
57.7AppointedEmmanuel KerkettaBishop of Jashpur, India
23 Dec71.0DiedLucas AbadamlooraBishop of Navrongo-Bolgatanga, Ghana
24 Dec39.4AppointedOlivier Michel Marie Schmitthaeusler, M.E.P.Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Phnom-Penh, CambodiaVicar Apostolic
39.4AppointedOlivier Michel Marie Schmitthaeusler, M.E.P.Titular Bishop of Catabum CastraVicar Apostolic of Phnom-Penh, Cambodia
77.7DiedHenry Anthony A. van Lieshout, C.M.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Lae, Papua New Guinea
27 Dec46.0Ordained BishopMilton Kenan JúniorTitular Bishop of Aquae in ByzacenaBishop of Barretos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
29 Dec76.8DiedRoberto AmadeiBishop Emeritus of Bergamo, Italy
30 Dec62.9AppointedVicente CostaBishop of Jundiaí, Sao Paulo, Brazil
86.4DiedAdrian Kivumbi DdunguBishop Emeritus of Masaka, Uganda
55.1Ordained BishopOtacílio Luziano Da SilvaBishop of Catanduva, Sao Paulo, Brazil
43.5AppointedWaldemar Passini DalbelloAuxiliary Bishop of Goiânia, Goias, BrazilCoadjutor Bishop of Luziânia, Goias, Brazil
43.5AppointedWaldemar Passini DalbelloTitular Bishop of MembressaCoadjutor Bishop of Luziânia, Goias, Brazil
44.8AppointedEdmar PerónAuxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, Brazil
44.8AppointedEdmar PerónTitular Bishop of MattianaAuxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, Brazil
81.5DiedPeter Seiichi ShirayanagiCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Tōkyō, Japan
56.3AppointedPedro Luiz StringhiniBishop of Franca, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop of Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Paulo, Brazil
59.5AppointedAlberto Taveira CorrêaArchbishop of Belém do Pará, Brazil
31 Dec92.2DiedCahal Brendan DalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Armagh, Ireland
58.2AppointedMatthieu Nguyên Van KhôiCoadjutor Bishop of Quy Nhon, Viet NamBishop
69.2DiedYoussef Ibrahim SarrafBishop of Le Caire {Cairo} (Chaldean), Egypt

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