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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Mar84.2DiedPaul Kim Ok-kyunAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Seoul, Korea (South)
2 Mar56.6AppointedCharles Martin WamikaBishop of Jinja, Uganda
79.4RetiredJoseph Bernard Louis Willigers, M.H.M. †Bishop of Jinja, UgandaBishop Emeritus
3 Mar76.3RetiredGeorge Riashi, B.C. †Archbishop of Tripoli del Libano {Tarabulus} (Melkite Greek)Archbishop Emeritus
4 Mar82.1DiedHilario Chávez Joya, M.N.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, México
50.0InstalledAnthony Colin Joseph Fisher, O.P.Bishop of Parramatta, AustraliaArchbishop of Sydney, Australia
43.6Ordained BishopArūnas PoniškaitisTitular Bishop of SinnaAuxiliary Bishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
81.4RetiredJuozas TunaitisAuxiliary Bishop of Vilnius, LithuaniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
6 Mar67.5InstalledCamilo Fernando Castrellón Pizano, S.D.B.Bishop of Barrancabermeja, Colombia
66.5AppointedValentino Di CerboBishop of Alife-Caiazzo, Italy
7 Mar63.2InstalledVicente CostaBishop of Jundiaí, Sao Paulo, Brazil
8 Mar52.7InstalledJoe Steve VásquezBishop of Austin, Texas, USA
10 Mar85.6DiedVincent MensahBishop Emeritus of Porto Novo, Benin
11 Mar58.2AppointedJohn Douglas DeshotelAuxiliary Bishop of Dallas, Texas, USA
58.2AppointedJohn Douglas DeshotelTitular Bishop of CovaAuxiliary Bishop of Dallas, Texas, USA
76.5RetiredBernardo Hombach LütkermeierBishop of Granada, NicaraguaBishop Emeritus
56.2AppointedMark Joseph SeitzAuxiliary Bishop of Dallas, Texas, USABishop of El Paso, Texas, USA
56.2AppointedMark Joseph SeitzTitular Bishop of CozylaBishop of El Paso, Texas, USA
49.0AppointedJorge Solórzano PérezBishop of Granada, Nicaragua
12 Mar65.0AppointedJean-Claude Ézechiel Jean-Baptiste BoulangerBishop of Bayeux (-Lisieux), France
75.0RetiredPierre Auguste Gratien Pican, S.D.B.Bishop of Bayeux (-Lisieux), FranceBishop Emeritus
13 Mar67.9AppointedRicardo Blázquez PérezArchbishop of Valladolid, Spain
57.8Ordained BishopSamuel Irenios KattukallilTitular Bishop of TamallumaAuxiliary Bishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankarese), India
46.1Ordained BishopVincent Paulos KulapuravilaiBishop of Marthandom (Syro-Malankarese), India
75.0RetiredPaul John Marx, M.S.C.Bishop of Kerema, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
51.4AppointedEugene Martin NugentApostolic Nuncio to MauritiusApostolic Nuncio to Madagascar
51.4AppointedEugene Martin NugentApostolic Nuncio to SeychellesApostolic Nuncio to Madagascar
53.9SucceededPatrick Taval, M.S.C. †Bishop of Kerema, Papua New Guinea
57.8Ordained BishopPhilippos Stephanos ThottathilTitular Bishop of Sozopolis in HaemimontoAuxiliary Bishop of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankarese), India
54.3Ordained BishopThomas Antonios Valiyavilayil, O.I.C.Titular Bishop of IgilgiliCurial Bishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankarese), India
50.9ResignedRamón José Viloria Pinzón, S.O.D.Bishop of Puerto Cabello, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
14 Mar46.1InstalledVincent Paulos KulapuravilaiBishop of Marthandom (Syro-Malankarese), India
63.8InstalledAntonio LanfranchiArchbishop of Modena-Nonantola, Italy
15 Mar57.8AppointedVicente Bokalic Iglic, C.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaBishop of Santiago del Estero, Argentina
57.8AppointedVicente Bokalic Iglic, C.M.Titular Bishop of SummaBishop of Santiago del Estero, Argentina
66.7AppointedStanislav LipovšekBishop of Celje, Slovenia
63.0AppointedŽelimir PuljićArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
17 Mar76.7RetiredAugusto Alves da RochaBishop of Floriano, Piaui, BrazilBishop Emeritus
49.7AppointedValdemir Ferreira dos SantosBishop of Floriano, Piaui, Brazil
57.5AppointedMilan Šašik, C.M.Bishop of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), Ukraine
18 Mar57.7AppointedJacques Raymond Germain Benoit-Gonnin, Comm. l'Emm.Bishop of Beauvais (-Noyon-Senlis), France
77.4RetiredCharles CaruanaBishop of GibraltarBishop Emeritus
57.0AppointedRalph Heskett, C.SS.R.Bishop of GibraltarBishop of Hallam, England, Great Britain
69.1SucceededThéophile Kaboy RubonekaBishop of Goma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
75.2RetiredFaustin NgabuBishop of Goma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
51.4Ordained BishopEugene Martin NugentTitular Archbishop of Domnach SechnaillApostolic Nuncio to Madagascar
67.3AppointedFrancesco Panfilo, S.D.B.Coadjutor Archbishop of Rabaul, Papua New GuineaArchbishop
82.3DiedZygmunt Józef PawłowiczAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Gdańsk, Poland
49.5Ordained BishopPiero PioppoTitular Archbishop of TorcelloApostolic Nuncio to Cameroun
52.4Ordained BishopNovatus RugambwaTitular Archbishop of TagariaApostolic Nuncio to São Tomé and Príncipe
19 Mar50.1AppointedVilson Basso, S.C.I.Bishop of Caxias do Maranhão, Maranho, Brazil
55.9DiedCarlo Chenis, S.D.B. †Bishop of Civitavecchia-Tarquinia, Italy
76.1RetiredLuís d’Andrea, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Caxias do Maranhão, Maranho, BrazilBishop Emeritus
46.3Ordained BishopSalutaris Melchior LibenaTitular Bishop of SutunurcaBishop of Ifakara, Tanzania
54.0Ordained BishopPedro Daniel Martínez PereaCoadjutor Bishop of San Luis, ArgentinaBishop
43.6Ordained BishopEusebius Alfred NzigilwaTitular Bishop of MozotcoriAuxiliary Bishop of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
43.8Ordained BishopWaldemar Passini DalbelloTitular Bishop of MembressaAuxiliary Bishop of Goiânia, Goias, Brazil
60.7AppointedJoan Enric Vives SiciliaArchbishop (Personal Title) of Urgell, SpainBishop
20 Mar50.1Ordained BishopVjekoslav HuzjakBishop of Bjelovar-Križevci, Croatia
80.7DiedFernando Iório RodriguesBishop Emeritus of Palmeira dos Índios, Alagoas, Brazil
48.9AppointedDominic KimengichAuxiliary Bishop of Lodwar, KenyaBishop
48.9AppointedDominic KimengichTitular Bishop of TanaramusaBishop of Lodwar, Kenya
56.8Ordained BishopCalogero Peri, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Caltagirone, Italy
64.4Ordained BishopAlberto Francisco María Sanguinetti MonteroBishop of Canelones, Uruguay
39.7Ordained BishopOlivier Michel Marie Schmitthaeusler, M.E.P.Titular Bishop of Catabum CastraVicar Apostolic of Phnom-Penh, Cambodia
22 Mar86.7DiedFranco GualdriniBishop Emeritus of Terni-Narni-Amelia, Italy
88.8DiedLeroy Theodore MatthiesenBishop Emeritus of Amarillo, Texas, USA
23 Mar62.5InstalledOscar Armando Campos ContrerasBishop of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, México
41.3AppointedCharles Joseph Sampa KasondeBishop of Solwezi, Zambia
24 Mar65.9AppointedFrancisco Lerma Martínez, I.M.C.Bishop of Gurué, Mozambique
73.5ResignedJohn Magee, S.P.S.Bishop of Cloyne, IrelandBishop Emeritus
73.7DiedJosé Antonio Peteiro Freire, O.F.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Tanger, Morocco
25 Mar49.1Ordained BishopDonald BolenBishop of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
73.5ResignedAndreas Choi Chang-mouArchbishop of Kwangju, Korea (South)Archbishop Emeritus
53.9Ordained BishopMarcelo Alejandro Cuenca RevueltaBishop of Alto Valle del Río Negro, Argentina
63.1SucceededHyginus Kim Hee-jongArchbishop of Kwangju, Korea (South)
65.4InstalledLucas Kim Woon-hoe (Un-hoe)Bishop of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)
60.6Ordained BishopWilliam Michael MulveyBishop of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
46.7AppointedJean de Dieu RaoelisonAuxiliary Bishop of Antananarivo, Madagascar
46.7AppointedJean de Dieu RaoelisonTitular Bishop of CorniculanaAuxiliary Bishop of Antananarivo, Madagascar
59.8InstalledAlberto Taveira CorrêaArchbishop of Belém do Pará, Brazil
27 Mar49.9AppointedRaymond Ahoua, F.D.P.Bishop of Grand-Bassam, Côte d’Ivoire
75.3RetiredPaul Dacoury-TableyBishop of Grand-Bassam, Côte d’IvoireBishop Emeritus
50.8AppointedPetar Antun RajičApostolic Nuncio to YemenApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
50.8AppointedPetar Antun RajičApostolic Nuncio to United Arab EmiratesApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
29 Mar63.1AppointedJohn ’Oke AfarehaBishop of Warri, Nigeria
61.1ResignedRichard Anthony Burke, S.P.S.Apostolic Administrator of Warri, NigeriaArchbishop Emeritus of Benin City, Nigeria
62.3SucceededChristophe DufourArchbishop of Aix (-Arles), France
74.1ResignedClaude FeidtArchbishop of Aix (-Arles), FranceArchbishop Emeritus
66.1AppointedJean Marie Vu TâtAuxiliary Bishop of Hung Hoá, Viet NamBishop
66.1AppointedJean Marie Vu TâtTitular Bishop of ThisiduoBishop of Hung Hoá, Viet Nam
30 Mar63.1InstalledJohn ’Oke AfarehaBishop of Warri, Nigeria
80.7DiedJosef HomeyerBishop Emeritus of Hildesheim, Germany
63.4AppointedLuis Madrid MerlanoArchbishop of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia
31 Mar59.9AppointedWilliam Hanna ShomaliAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
59.9AppointedWilliam Hanna ShomaliTitular Bishop of LyddaAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
1 Apr52.4AppointedRuperto Cruz SantosBishop of Balanga, Philippines
68.6DiedVito De GrisantisBishop of Ugento-Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy
4 Apr80.7DiedLajos BálintArchbishop Emeritus of Alba Iulia, Romania
6 Apr76.6RetiredTomas Aguon CamachoBishop of Chalan Kanoa, Northern Mariana Islands, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop Emeritus
58.3AppointedJosé Horacio Gómez VelascoCoadjutor Archbishop of Los Angeles, California, USAArchbishop
7 Apr63.8Ordained BishopGeorge NjaralakattBishop of Mandya (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaArchbishop of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese), India
63.5ResignedJames Matthew WingleBishop of Saint Catharines, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus
8 Apr45.7AppointedNicolás BaisiAuxiliary Bishop of La Plata, Argentina
45.7AppointedNicolás BaisiTitular Bishop of TepeltaAuxiliary Bishop of La Plata, Argentina
48.7Ordained BishopRemigius Maria Paul InchananiyilBishop of Thamarasserry (Syro-Malabarese), India
50.9Ordained BishopVincenzo PisanelloBishop of Oria, Italy
10 Apr67.0InstalledDominik Jaroslav Duka, O.P.Cardinal, Archbishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
75.5RetiredMiguel Mykycej, F.D.P.Bishop of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires (Ukrainian), ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
63.7InstalledGuillermo Orozco MontoyaBishop of Girardota, Colombia
54.1DiedTadeusz PłoskiBishop of Poland, Military
53.1Ordained BishopJean Marie Prida InthirathTitular Bishop of LemfoctaVicar Apostolic of Savannakhet, Laos
39.9AppointedSviatoslav ShevchukApostolic Administrator of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires (Ukrainian), ArgentinaMajor Archbishop of Kyiv-Halyč {Kiev} (Ukrainian), Ukraine
54.0Ordained BishopRaphael ThattilTitular Bishop of BuruniAuxiliary Bishop of Trichur (Syro-Malabarese), India
47.9AppointedJaime José Villarroel RodríguezBishop of Carúpano, Venezuela
11 Apr48.0Ordained BishopPaul AlappattBishop of Ramanathapuram (Syro-Malabarese), India
53.9InstalledMarcelo Alejandro Cuenca RevueltaBishop of Alto Valle del Río Negro, Argentina
68.3Ordained BishopWoldeghiorghis MathewosTitular Bishop of TurudaVicar Apostolic of Hosanna, Ethiopia
12 Apr81.0DiedAndrea CassoneArchbishop Emeritus of Rossano-Cariati, Italy
78.2DiedMiguel C. Cinches, S.V.D. †Bishop Emeritus of Surigao, Philippines
58.9AppointedBarnaba Yousif Benham HabashBishop of Our Lady of Deliverance of Newark (Syrian), USA
13 Apr90.2DiedAndré Bedoglouyan, I.C.P.B. †Patriarchal Exarch Emeritus of Jerusalem and Amman {Gerusalemme e Amman} (Armenian), Palestine
57.9InstalledJoseph Thomas KonnathBishop of Battery (Bathery) (Syro-Malankarese), India
14 Apr51.3Ordained BishopHubertus LetengBishop of Ruteng, Indonesia
72.0ResignedWalmir Alberto Valle, I.M.C.Bishop of Joaçaba, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus
15 Apr54.5Ordained BishopRafael BiernaskiTitular Bishop of RuspaeAuxiliary Bishop of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
52.3ResignedJacob Venance KodaBishop of Same, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
16 Apr88.2DiedNorman Francis McFarlandBishop Emeritus of Orange in California, USA
90.3DiedTomáš Špidlík, S.J. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Agata de’ Goti
17 Apr47.9SucceededFelix Femi AjakayeBishop of Ekiti, Nigeria
75.0RetiredMichael Patrick Olatunji FagunBishop of Ekiti, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
85.1DiedEdmund Joseph Fitzgibbon, S.P.S. †Bishop Emeritus of Warri, Nigeria
54.1Ordained BishopGabriel Edoe Kumordji, S.V.D.Titular Bishop of ItaVicar Apostolic of Donkorkrom, Ghana
66.6InstalledCarlos Germán Mesa RuizBishop of Socorro y San Gil, Colombia
75.4RetiredSimon Akwali OkaforBishop of Awka, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
52.8Ordained BishopJorge Patricio Vega Velasco, S.V.D.Prelate of Illapel, Chile
18 Apr48.3Ordained BishopPauly KannookadanBishop of Irinjalakuda (Syro-Malabarese), India
55.1Ordained BishopJoão Noé RodriguesBishop of Tzaneen, South Africa
50.3Ordained BishopLisane-Christos Matheos SemahunTitular Bishop of Mathara in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian), Ethiopia
19 Apr96.5DiedWilliam Donald BordersArchbishop Emeritus of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
20 Apr74.4ResignedJohn Clement FavaloraArchbishop of Miami, Florida, USAArchbishop Emeritus
57.7AppointedThomas John Joseph PaprockiBishop of Springfield in Illinois, USA
59.5AppointedThomas Gerard WenskiArchbishop of Miami, Florida, USA
21 Apr47.1ConfirmedJaroslav Pryriz, C.SS.R.Coadjutor Bishop of Sambir-Drohobych (Ukrainian), UkraineBishop
22 Apr73.7ResignedJames MoriartyBishop of Kildare and Leighlin, IrelandBishop Emeritus
72.1AppointedPierre Nguyên Văn NhonCoadjutor Archbishop of Hà Nôi, Viet NamArchbishop
23 Apr73.5ResignedRoger Joseph VangheluweBishop of Brugge {Bruges}, BelgiumBishop Emeritus
24 Apr54.2Ordained BishopNorberto do AmaralBishop of Maliana, Timor-Leste
66.8Ordained BishopStanislav LipovšekBishop of Celje, Slovenia
51.0InstalledVincenzo PisanelloBishop of Oria, Italy
62.8InstalledLuis Quinteiro FiuzaBishop of Tui-Vigo, Spain
52.3Ordained BishopMontfort Stima (Sitima)Titular Bishop of PuppiBishop of Mangochi, Malawi
25 Apr54.2InstalledNorberto do AmaralBishop of Maliana, Timor-Leste
26 Apr54.1Ordained BishopJoseph Charles BamberaBishop of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
27 Apr58.3Ordained BishopJohn Douglas DeshotelTitular Bishop of CovaAuxiliary Bishop of Dallas, Texas, USA
56.3Ordained BishopMark Joseph SeitzTitular Bishop of CozylaBishop of El Paso, Texas, USA
28 Apr46.3AppointedLaunay SaturnéBishop of Jacmel, Haïti
29 Apr64.6AppointedJosé Benjamín Castillo PlascenciaBishop of Celaya, Guanajuato, México
69.4AppointedVictor Gnanapragasam, O.M.I.Vicar Apostolic of Quetta, Pakistan
69.4AppointedVictor Gnanapragasam, O.M.I.Titular Bishop of ThimidaVicar Apostolic of Quetta, Pakistan
45.5AppointedJohn Baptist Jung Shin-chulAuxiliary Bishop of Incheon {Inch’on}, Korea (South)
45.5AppointedJohn Baptist Jung Shin-chulTitular Bishop of CuiculAuxiliary Bishop of Incheon {Inch’on}, Korea (South)
30 Apr52.9Ordained BishopJosé Araneta CabantanBishop of Malaybalay, Philippines
70.0ResignedTimothy Joseph Carroll, S.M.A.Vicar Apostolic of Kontagora, NigeriaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
53.5AppointedRogatus Kimaryo, C.S.Sp.Bishop of Same, Tanzania
54.1Ordained BishopTerry Ronald LaValleyBishop of Ogdensburg, New York, USA
61.0AppointedJuan Odilón Martínez GarcíaBishop of Atlacomulco, México, México
98.9DiedPaul Augustin Mayer, O.S.B. †Cardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”
66.5AppointedPeter David Gregory SmithArchbishop of Southwark, England, Great Britain
52.9InstalledJorge Patricio Vega Velasco, S.V.D.Prelate of Illapel, Chile
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