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The Year of Our Lord 2012

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July to August


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Jul56.3Ordained BishopDonato OliverioBishop of Lungro degli Italo-Albanesi (Italo-Albanese), Italy
2 Jul52.3RemovedRóbert Bezák, C.SS.R.Archbishop of Trnava, SlovakiaArchbishop Emeritus
76.0RetiredWilliam Joseph LevadaPrefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the FaithCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
76.0RetiredWilliam Joseph LevadaPresident of the International Theological CommissionCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
76.0RetiredWilliam Joseph LevadaPresident of the Pontifical Biblical CommissionCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
76.0RetiredWilliam Joseph LevadaPresident of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”Cardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
64.5AppointedGerhard Ludwig MüllerCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
64.5AppointedGerhard Ludwig MüllerPresident of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”Cardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
64.5AppointedGerhard Ludwig MüllerPresident of the International Theological CommissionCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
64.5AppointedGerhard Ludwig MüllerPresident of the Pontifical Biblical CommissionCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
64.5AppointedGerhard Ludwig MüllerArchbishop (Personal Title)Cardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
59.1AppointedJán OroschApostolic Administrator of Trnava, SlovakiaArchbishop
3 Jul75.8RetiredMariadas Kagithapu, M.S.F.S.Archbishop of Visakhapatnam, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
63.4AppointedPrakash MallavarapuArchbishop of Visakhapatnam, India
49.2AppointedJeffrey Marc MonfortonBishop of Steubenville, Ohio, USA
59.7AppointedJoseph PonniahBishop of Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
75.6AppointedJoseph Kingsley SwampillaiBishop of Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
4 Jul44.9AppointedJosé Ruy Gonçalves Lopes, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Jequié, Baia, Brazil
83.3DiedVinzenz GuggenbergerAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Regensburg, Germany
75.8RetiredCristiano Jakob KrapfBishop of Jequié, Baia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
5 Jul46.2AppointedJaime Calderón CalderónAuxiliary Bishop of Zamora, Michoacán, México
46.2AppointedJaime Calderón CalderónTitular Bishop of IomniumAuxiliary Bishop of Zamora, Michoacán, México
6 Jul77.1RetiredAndreas Henrisusanta, S.C.I.Bishop of Tanjungkarang, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
45.7AppointedJosé Rico PavésAuxiliary Bishop of Getafe, Spain
45.7AppointedJosé Rico PavésTitular Bishop of MentesaAuxiliary Bishop of Getafe, Spain
66.6AppointedAloysius Sudarso, S.C.I.Apostolic Administrator of Tanjungkarang, IndonesiaArchbishop of Palembang, Indonesia
7 Jul94.8DiedPaul CoussaArchbishop Emeritus of Baghdad (Armenian), Iraq
60.7AppointedSebastian FrancisBishop of Penang, Malaysia
76.7RetiredAntony SelvanayagamBishop of Penang, MalaysiaBishop Emeritus
71.9ResignedFilippo StrofaldiBishop of Ischia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
8 Jul52.4Ordained BishopTulio Luis Ramírez PadillaTitular Bishop of AusuccuraAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
9 Jul85.9DiedMario de Leon Baltazar, O.P. †Prelate Emeritus of Batanes and the Babuyan Islands, Philippines
91.7DiedEugênio de Araújo SalesCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
79.8DiedRené Joseph RakotondrabéBishop Emeritus of Toamasina, Madagascar
10 Jul54.7AppointedPedro Mario Ossandón BuljevicAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Chile
11 Jul60.7AppointedAntônio Carlos Altieri, S.D.B.Archbishop of Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
66.9Ordained BishopRaymond Francis ChappettoTitular Bishop of CitiumAuxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn, New York, USA
56.7AppointedPhilip Anthony EganBishop of Portsmouth, England, Great Britain
73.9ResignedBrian Vincent FinniganApostolic Administrator of Toowoomba, AustraliaAuxiliary Bishop of Brisbane, Australia
51.0AppointedElias GonsalvesBishop of Amravati, India
75.7RetiredRoger Francis Crispian HollisBishop of Portsmouth, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
63.4AppointedMarek JędraszewskiArchbishop of Łódź, Poland
68.5Ordained BishopRobert Michael McGuckinBishop of Toowoomba, Australia
65.6Ordained BishopPaul Robert SanchezTitular Bishop of CoelianaAuxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn, New York, USA
70.8ResignedPedro Ercílio SimonArchbishop of Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
77.1RetiredWładysław ZiółekArchbishop of Łódź, PolandArchbishop Emeritus
12 Jul79.9DiedPier Luigi MazzoniArchbishop Emeritus of Gaeta, Italy
13 Jul75.9RetiredGuido Plante, P.M.E.Bishop of Choluteca, HondurasBishop Emeritus
14 Jul54.3Ordained BishopDieudonné Espoir AtanganaBishop of Nkongsamba, Cameroon
51.4AppointedGregory John BittmanAuxiliary Bishop of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
51.4AppointedGregory John BittmanTitular Bishop of CaltadriaAuxiliary Bishop of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
65.0InstalledAlvaro Leonel Ramazzini ImeriBishop of Huehuetenango, Guatemala
15 Jul82.5DiedManuel Eguiguren Galarraga, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of El Beni o Beni, Bolivia
43.0Ordained BishopAbraham Boualo KomeBishop of Bafang, Cameroon
16 Jul65.2RetiredSylvain Lavoie, O.M.I.Archbishop of Keewatin-Le Pas, Manitoba, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
62.7AppointedGerald Isaac LoboBishop of Udupi, India
74.2DiedJoseph NduhirubusaBishop Emeritus of Ruyigi, Burundi
17 Jul84.6DiedOttorino Pietro AlbertiArchbishop Emeritus of Cagliari, Italy
56.2AppointedOscar Roberto Domínguez Couttolenc, M.G.Bishop of Ecatepec, México, México
18 Jul61.8InstalledSamuel Joseph AquilaArchbishop of Denver, Colorado, USA
57.3ResignedJames Douglas ConleyApostolic Administrator of Denver, Colorado, USABishop of Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
62.7AppointedDavid Dennis KaganApostolic Administrator of Fargo, North Dakota, USABishop of Bismarck, North Dakota, USA
19 Jul76.8RetiredRafael Francisco Martínez SáinzAuxiliary Bishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
21 Jul60.6ResignedVincenzo Di MauroBishop of Vigevano, ItalyBishop Emeritus
61.5AppointedMaroun Nasser GemayelBishop of Notre-Dame du Liban de Paris (Maronite), France
51.7AppointedBorys Andrij GudziakApostolic Exarch of France (Ukrainian)Bishop of Saint Vladimir-Le-Grand de Paris (Ukrainian)
51.7AppointedBorys Andrij GudziakTitular Bishop of CarcabiaBishop of Saint Vladimir-Le-Grand de Paris (Ukrainian)
83.4RetiredMichael (Michel) Hrynchyshyn, C.SS.R. †Apostolic Exarch of France (Ukrainian)Apostolic Exarch Emeritus
59.9AppointedEdward JaniakBishop of Kalisz, Poland
75.6RetiredStanisław NapierałaBishop of Kalisz, PolandBishop Emeritus
22 Jul47.8Ordained BishopDennis Kofi Agbenyadzi, S.M.A.Bishop of Berbérati, Central African Republic
42.4Ordained BishopNestor-Désiré Nongo-Aziagbia, S.M.A.Bishop of Bossangoa, Central African Republic
45.4Ordained BishopDieudonné Nzapalainga, C.S.Sp.Archbishop of Bangui, Central African Republic
42.4Ordained BishopCyr-Nestor YapaupaCoadjutor Bishop of Alindao, Central African RepublicBishop
23 Jul75.5AppointedPier Luigi CelataVice-Chamberlain of the Apostolic Chamber
24 Jul78.3RetiredMario Joseph ContiArchbishop of Glasgow, Scotland, Great BritainArchbishop Emeritus
56.1AppointedStanislav Szyrokoradiuk, O.F.M.Apostolic Administrator of Lutsk, UkraineBishop of Kharkiv-Zaporizhia, Ukraine
61.5AppointedPhilip TartagliaArchbishop of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
78.4AppointedDionigi TettamanziApostolic Administrator of Vigevano, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Milano {Milan}, Italy
65.3ResignedMarkijan Trofym’yakBishop of Lutsk, UkraineBishop Emeritus
25 Jul50.1Ordained BishopRobert John BrennanTitular Bishop of ErdoniaAuxiliary Bishop of Rockville Centre, New York, USA
53.4InstalledEduardo Cirilo Carmona Ortega, C.O.R.C.Bishop of Parral, Chihuahua, México
55.1Ordained BishopWayne Joseph KirkpatrickTitular Bishop of AradiAuxiliary Bishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
51.1Ordained BishopNelson Jesus PerezTitular Bishop of CatrumAuxiliary Bishop of Rockville Centre, New York, USA
27 Jul56.1AppointedSalvatore Joseph CordileoneArchbishop of San Francisco, California, USA
66.3AppointedJesús Murgui SorianoBishop of Orihuela-Alicante, Spain
76.1RetiredGeorge Hugh NiederauerArchbishop of San Francisco, California, USAArchbishop Emeritus
85.6DiedEmmanuel OttehBishop Emeritus of Issele-Uku, Nigeria
76.0RetiredRafael Palmero RamosBishop of Orihuela-Alicante, SpainBishop Emeritus
28 Jul76.5DiedVartan Achkarian, C.A.M. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Beirut {Bairut} (Armenian), Lebanon
56.5Ordained BishopMaroun AmmarTitular Bishop of CanathaAuxiliary Bishop of Joubbé, Sarba e Jounieh (Maronite), Lebanon
62.8AppointedEdoardo Aldo Cerrato, C.O.Bishop of Ivrea, Italy
59.2Ordained BishopGeorges ChihaneBishop of Le Caire {Cairo} (Maronite), Egypt
58.4Ordained BishopMoussa El-Hage, O.A.M.Archbishop of Haifa and the Holy Land {Haifa e Terra Santa} (Maronite), Israel
70.6Ordained BishopFausto Ramón Mejía VallejoBishop of San Francisco de Macorís, Dominican Republic
50.6Ordained BishopMax Leroy MésidorBishop of Fort-Liberté, HaïtiCoadjutor Archbishop of Cap-Haïtien, Haïti
42.3Ordained BishopJoseph Emile MouawadTitular Bishop of Ptolemais in Phoenicia dei MaronitiCurial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
54.1Ordained BishopOrlando Roa BarbosaTitular Bishop of NasbincaAuxiliary Bishop of Ibagué, Colombia
57.7Ordained BishopPaul Rouhana, O.L.M.Titular Bishop of AntaradosAuxiliary Bishop of Joubbé, Sarba e Jounieh (Maronite), Lebanon
42.5Ordained BishopFlorian WörnerTitular Bishop of HierpinianaAuxiliary Bishop of Augsburg, Germany
29 Jul45.4InstalledDieudonné Nzapalainga, C.S.Sp.Archbishop of Bangui, Central African Republic
30 Jul69.7ResignedJorge Leonardo Gómez Serna, O.P.Bishop of Magangué, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
69.8ResignedGianfranco RavasiPresident of the Pontifical Commission for the Cultural Heritage of the ChurchCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Culture
72.1ResignedPaul Friedrich WehrleAuxiliary Bishop of Freiburg im Breisgau, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
31 Jul81.8DiedLucien Charles Gilbert DalozArchbishop Emeritus of Besançon, France
61.7AppointedLawrence Thomas PersicoBishop of Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
74.9DiedStefan SiczekAuxiliary Bishop of Radom, Poland
75.2RetiredEngelbert SieblerAuxiliary Bishop of München und Freising {Munich}, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
76.1RetiredDonald Walter TrautmanBishop of Erie, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus
1 Aug63.0AppointedPaul Bernard Bird, C.SS.R.Bishop of Ballarat, Australia
75.4RetiredPeter Joseph ConnorsBishop of Ballarat, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
58.4AppointedTarcísio Nascentes dos SantosBishop of Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
83.7DiedRiccardo RuotoloAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Manfredonia-Vieste-San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
2 Aug60.8AppointedSigifredo Noriega BarcelóBishop of Zacatecas, México
3 Aug55.4Ordained BishopJosé Gislon, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Erexim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
4 Aug43.7Ordained BishopElkin Fernando Álvarez BoteroTitular Bishop of Gemellae in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop of Medellín, Colombia
48.6Ordained BishopConstantino Barrera MoralesBishop of Sonsonate, El Salvador
46.2Ordained BishopJeremias Antônio de JesusBishop of Guanhães, Minas Gerais, Brazil
53.2InstalledAlfred Adewale MartinsArchbishop of Lagos, Nigeria
75.5RetiredPaolo De NicolòOfficial of the Prefecture of the Papal HouseholdOfficial Emeritus
62.8AppointedPaul Tschang In-NamApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
62.8AppointedPaul Tschang In-NamApostolic Nuncio to CambodiaApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
62.8AppointedPaul Tschang In-NamApostolic Delegate to MyanmarApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
62.8AppointedPaul Tschang In-NamApostolic Delegate to LaosApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
6 Aug57.8InstalledCésar Daniel FernándezBishop of Jujuy, Argentina
8 Aug58.1AppointedManoel Delson Pedreira da Cruz, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Campina Grande, Paraiba, Brazil
9 Aug75.6RetiredAlbert-Marie Joseph Cyrille de Monléon, O.P.Bishop of Meaux, FranceBishop Emeritus
68.3AppointedJoji GovinduApostolic Administrator of Vijayawada, IndiaBishop of Nalgonda, India
54.9AppointedJean-Yves André Michel NahmiasBishop of Meaux, France
10 Aug66.4InstalledRichard Joseph MaloneBishop of Buffalo, New York, USA
11 Aug59.2Ordained BishopMédard Léopold OuédraogoTitular Bishop of SutunurcaAuxiliary Bishop of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
57.3InstalledMarian RojekBishop of Zamość-Lubaczów, Poland
12 Aug56.2Ordained BishopAntónio Manuel Moiteiro RamosTitular Bishop of CabarsussiAuxiliary Bishop of Braga, Portugal
46.4Ordained BishopZeferino Zeca Martins, S.V.D.Titular Bishop of TanaramusaAuxiliary Bishop of Luanda, Angola
13 Aug97.4DiedHervé-Maria Le Cléac’h, SS.CC. †Bishop Emeritus of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)
17 Aug75.0RetiredPaul Henry WalshAuxiliary Bishop of Rockville Centre, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
18 Aug46.0Ordained BishopSérgio de Deus BorgesTitular Bishop of GergisAuxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
75.4RetiredAntonio FrancoApostolic Nuncio to IsraelApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
75.4RetiredAntonio FrancoApostolic Nuncio to CyprusApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
75.4RetiredAntonio FrancoApostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and PalestineApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
70.2AppointedGiuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Nuncio to Israel
70.2AppointedGiuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and PalestineApostolic Nuncio to Israel
72.1AppointedFrançois Xavier Lê Văn HôngArchbishop of Huê, Viet Nam
76.7RetiredEtienne Nguyên Nhu ThêArchbishop of Huê, Viet NamArchbishop Emeritus
19 Aug46.2InstalledJeremias Antônio de JesusBishop of Guanhães, Minas Gerais, Brazil
20 Aug60.8Ordained BishopSebastian FrancisBishop of Penang, Malaysia
21 Aug89.8DiedPaul Bassim, O.C.D. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Beirut {Bairut}, Lebanon
22 Aug74.4DiedJosé Foralosso, S.D.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Marabá, Para, Brazil
88.7DiedPaul Shan Kuo-hsi, S.J. †Cardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
91.2DiedAndrás József Szennay, O.S.B. †Abbot Emeritus of Pannonhalma, Hungary
23 Aug96.9DiedPaul Ch’eng Shih-kuangBishop Emeritus of Tainan, Taiwan
24 Aug44.4AppointedGeorge Rajendran Kuttinadar, S.D.B.Bishop of Thuckalay (Syro-Malabarese), India
49.2AppointedJacob MurickenAuxiliary Bishop of Palai (Syro-Malabarese), India
49.2AppointedJacob MurickenTitular Bishop of ThinisAuxiliary Bishop of Palai (Syro-Malabarese), India
25 Aug92.3DiedAurélio Granada EscudeiroBishop Emeritus of Angra, Portugal
86.0DiedEduardo KoaikBishop Emeritus of Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
26 Aug51.8Ordained BishopBorys Andrij GudziakTitular Bishop of CarcabiaBishop of Saint Vladimir-Le-Grand de Paris (Ukrainian)
27 Aug67.4DiedLouis Ncamiso Ndlovu, O.S.M. †Bishop of Manzini, Swaziland
28 Aug93.8DiedMaffeo Giovanni DucoliBishop Emeritus of Belluno-Feltre, Italy
55.5DiedWilliam Pascal KikotiBishop of Mpanda, Tanzania
29 Aug76.2RetiredLuis Sáinz Hinojosa, O.F.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Cochabamba, BoliviaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
64.9InstalledValéry VienneauArchbishop of Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
30 Aug73.5ResignedJoseph Louis Jean BoishuAuxiliary Bishop of Reims, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
61.6Ordained BishopMaroun Nasser GemayelBishop of Notre-Dame du Liban de Paris (Maronite), France
70.3AppointedGiuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Nuncio to CyprusApostolic Nuncio to Israel
31 Aug91.1DiedLucas Luis Dónnelly Carey, O. de M. †Prelate Emeritus of Deán Funes, Argentina
85.5DiedCarlo Maria Martini, S.J. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Milano {Milan}, Italy
75.0RetiredMichel PollienAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
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