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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
3 Nov75.3RetiredFélix del Blanco PrietoAlmoner of the Office of Papal CharitiesAlmoner Emeritus
58.4AppointedPius Thomas D’SouzaBishop of Ajmer, India
76.8RetiredIgnatius MenezesBishop of Ajmer, IndiaBishop Emeritus
60.8AppointedGuido PozzoAlmoner of the Office of Papal CharitiesSecretary of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”
60.8AppointedGuido PozzoTitular Archbishop of BalneoregiumSecretary of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”
6 Nov67.3DiedAloysius BalinaBishop of Shinyanga, Tanzania
102.6DiedJoseph Oliver Bowers, S.V.D. †Bishop Emeritus of Saint John’s-Basseterre, Virgin Islands (British), Antilles
44.8AppointedJosé Carlos de Souza CamposAdministrator of Divinópolis, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop
7 Nov57.5AppointedJorge Alves Bezerra, S.S.S.Bishop of Paracatu, Minas Gerais, Brazil
46.2AppointedEraldo Bispo da SilvaBishop of Patos, Paraiba, Brazil
76.4RetiredLeonardo de Miranda PereiraBishop of Paracatu, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
8 Nov80.4DiedPatrick Francis Sheehan, O.S.A. †Bishop Emeritus of Kano, Nigeria
9 Nov66.3AppointedRobert Peter DeeleyAuxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USABishop of Portland, Maine, USA
66.3AppointedRobert Peter DeeleyTitular Bishop of KearneyBishop of Portland, Maine, USA
62.6AppointedAngelo Vincenzo ZaniSecretary of the Congregation for Catholic Education (for Institutes of Study)
62.6AppointedAngelo Vincenzo ZaniTitular Archbishop of VolturnumSecretary of the Congregation for Catholic Education (for Institutes of Study)
10 Nov62.9AppointedQuesnel Alphonse, S.M.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Port-au-Prince, HaïtiBishop of Fort-Liberté, Haïti
62.9AppointedQuesnel Alphonse, S.M.M.Titular Bishop of DionysianaBishop of Fort-Liberté, Haïti
75.5RetiredJosé María ArancibiaArchbishop of Mendoza, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
62.0AppointedTommaso CaputoPrelate of Pompei o Beatissima Vergine Maria del Santissimo Rosario, Italy
61.1AppointedCarlos María FranziniArchbishop of Mendoza, Argentina
75.0RetiredCarlo LiberatiPrelate of Pompei o Beatissima Vergine Maria del Santissimo Rosario, ItalyPrelate Emeritus
63.4AppointedSerge Patrick PoitrasBishop of Timmins, Ontario, Canada
57.7AppointedGiuseppe SciaccaTitular Bishop of FundiOfficial of the Apostolic Signatura
11 Nov50.6Ordained BishopGuido GalleseBishop of Alessandria (della Paglia), Italy
12 Nov83.7DiedMichael (Michel) Hrynchyshyn, C.SS.R. †Apostolic Exarch Emeritus of France (Ukrainian)
52.5AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Nicaragua
52.5AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuTitular Archbishop of AquavivaApostolic Nuncio to Nicaragua
14 Nov53.5AppointedDarci José Nicioli, C.SS.R.Auxiliary Bishop of Aparecida, Sao Paulo, Brazil
53.5AppointedDarci José Nicioli, C.SS.R.Titular Bishop of FicusAuxiliary Bishop of Aparecida, Sao Paulo, Brazil
84.5DiedLuíz Eugênio PérezBishop Emeritus of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
15 Nov71.4DiedJosé Song Sui-Wan, S.D.B. †Bishop Emeritus of São Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas, Brazil
16 Nov51.4InstalledTomé Ferreira da SilvaBishop of São José do Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
64.8AppointedJavier Salinas ViñalsBishop of Mallorca, Spain
17 Nov57.1AppointedHenryk CiereszkoAuxiliary Bishop of Białystok, Poland
57.1AppointedHenryk CiereszkoTitular Bishop of DicesAuxiliary Bishop of Białystok, Poland
57.6AppointedLorenzo GhizzoniArchbishop of Ravenna-Cervia, Italy
66.5AppointedLuigi PezzutoApostolic Nuncio to Bosnia-Herzegovina
66.5AppointedLuigi PezzutoApostolic Nuncio to MontenegroApostolic Nuncio to Bosnia-Herzegovina
60.8Ordained BishopGuido PozzoTitular Archbishop of BalneoregiumSecretary of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”
74.9RetiredGiuseppe VerucchiArchbishop of Ravenna-Cervia, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
19 Nov39.4AppointedNil Yuriy Lushchak, O.F.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), Ukraine
39.4AppointedNil Yuriy Lushchak, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of FlenucletaAuxiliary Bishop of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), Ukraine
20 Nov92.8DiedPedro Bantigue y NatividadBishop Emeritus of San Pablo, Philippines
48.3AppointedGonzalo Alonso Calzada GuerreroAuxiliary Bishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
48.3AppointedGonzalo Alonso Calzada GuerreroTitular Bishop of CissaAuxiliary Bishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
55.1AppointedMarián ChovanecBishop of Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
57.6InstalledJames Douglas ConleyBishop of Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
21 Nov60.7AppointedGeorge AntonysamyArchbishop of Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor), India
75.3RetiredMalayappan Chinnappa, S.D.B.Archbishop of Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor), IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
23 Nov63.0AppointedJames Michael HarveyCardinal, Archpriest of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
78.4RetiredFrancesco MonterisiArchpriest of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}Cardinal, Archpriest Emeritus
50.2AppointedJacek Pyl, O.M.I.Auxiliary Bishop of Odessa-Simferopol, Ukraine
50.2AppointedJacek Pyl, O.M.I.Titular Bishop of Nova SinnaAuxiliary Bishop of Odessa-Simferopol, Ukraine
24 Nov67.7InstalledRosolino Bianchetti BoffelliBishop of Quiché, Guatemala
73.8ResignedDermot CliffordApostolic Administrator of Cloyne, IrelandArchbishop Emeritus of Cashel (-Emly), Ireland
60.9AppointedWilliam CreanBishop of Cloyne, Ireland
63.0AppointedJames Michael HarveyCardinal-Deacon of San Pio V a Villa CarpegnaCardinal, Archpriest of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
63.0Elevated to CardinalJames Michael HarveyCardinal, Archpriest of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
40.7Ordained BishopKęstutis KėvalasTitular Bishop of AbziriAuxiliary Bishop of Kaunas, Lithuania
68.8AppointedJohn Olorunfemi OnaiyekanCardinal-Priest of San SaturninoCardinal, Archbishop of Abuja, Nigeria
68.8Elevated to CardinalJohn Olorunfemi OnaiyekanCardinal, Archbishop of Abuja, Nigeria
72.7Elevated to CardinalBéchara Boutros Raï, O.M.M.Cardinal, Patriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
70.1AppointedRubén Salazar GómezCardinal-Priest of San Gerardo MaiellaCardinal, Archbishop of Bogotá, Colombia
70.1Elevated to CardinalRubén Salazar GómezCardinal, Archbishop of Bogotá, Colombia
60.1Ordained BishopJoão Francisco SalmBishop of Tubarão, Santa Catarina, Brazil
53.5Ordained BishopCharles Jude SciclunaTitular Bishop of San LeoneAuxiliary Bishop of Malta
59.2InstalledPedro Luiz StringhiniBishop of Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Paulo, Brazil
55.4AppointedLuis Antonio Gokim TagleCardinal-Priest of San Felice da Cantalice a CentocelleCardinal, Archbishop of Manila, Philippines
55.4Elevated to CardinalLuis Antonio Gokim TagleCardinal, Archbishop of Manila, Philippines
53.4AppointedBaselios Cleemis (Isaac) ThottunkalCardinal-Priest of San Gregorio VIICardinal, Major Archbishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankarese), India
53.4Elevated to CardinalBaselios Cleemis (Isaac) ThottunkalCardinal, Major Archbishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankarese), India
49.2AppointedKrzysztof Jakub WętkowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno, Poland
49.2AppointedKrzysztof Jakub WętkowskiTitular Bishop of GlavinitzaAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno, Poland
25 Nov69.5InstalledDominik Jaroslav Duka, O.P.Cardinal-Priest of Santi Marcellino e PietroCardinal, Archbishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
50.6InstalledGuido GalleseBishop of Alessandria (della Paglia), Italy
28 Nov70.5ResignedAlvaro Corrada del Rio, S.J.Apostolic Administrator of Tyler, Texas, USABishop of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
54.0Ordained BishopJoseph Edward StricklandBishop of Tyler, Texas, USA
29 Nov50.2AppointedRadosław Zmitrowicz, O.M.I.Auxiliary Bishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi, Ukraine
50.2AppointedRadosław Zmitrowicz, O.M.I.Titular Bishop of GypsariaAuxiliary Bishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi, Ukraine
30 Nov47.5AppointedÁngel Francisco Caraballo FermínAuxiliary Bishop of Maracaibo, Venezuela
47.5AppointedÁngel Francisco Caraballo FermínTitular Bishop of DagnumAuxiliary Bishop of Maracaibo, Venezuela
76.1RetiredVincent Michael ConcessaoArchbishop of Delhi, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
52.9Ordained BishopVital CorbelliniBishop of Marabá, Para, Brazil
58.1AppointedAnil Joseph Thomas CoutoArchbishop of Delhi, India
48.9AppointedBinay KandulnaBishop of Khunti, India
1 Dec76.5RetiredAlphonse Émile GeorgerBishop of Oran, AlgeriaBishop Emeritus
44.5AppointedMichael Robert KennedyApostolic Administrator of Wilcannia-Forbes, AustraliaBishop of Armidale, Australia
79.1RetiredJohn Lee Hiong Fun-Yit YawArchbishop of Kota Kinabalu, MalaysiaArchbishop Emeritus
79.0ResignedKevin Michael ManningApostolic Administrator of Wilcannia-Forbes, AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Parramatta, Australia
71.0AppointedLuigi NegriArchbishop of Ferrara-Comacchio, Italy
76.0RetiredPaolo RabittiArchbishop of Ferrara-Comacchio, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
53.7Ordained BishopRamón Alberto Rolón GüepsaBishop of Montería, Colombia
50.7AppointedJean-Paul Vesco, O.P.Bishop of Oran, Algeria
44.4SucceededJohn Wong Soo KauArchbishop of Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
2 Dec52.0InstalledBorys Andrij GudziakApostolic Exarch of France (Ukrainian)Bishop of Saint Vladimir-Le-Grand de Paris (Ukrainian)
3 Dec74.0DiedJules Mikhael Al-JamilAuxiliary Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
85.6DiedLeo Rajendram AntonyBishop Emeritus of Trincomalee-Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
54.4ResignedChristopher James CoyneApostolic Administrator of Indianapolis, Indiana, USABishop of Burlington, Vermont, USA
60.5InstalledJoseph William Tobin, C.SS.R.Archbishop of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
4 Dec73.6DiedJosé Alves da Costa, D.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
57.3AppointedAlberto Germán Bochatey Chaneton, O.S.A.Auxiliary Bishop of La Plata, Argentina
57.3AppointedAlberto Germán Bochatey Chaneton, O.S.A.Titular Bishop of Mons in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop of La Plata, Argentina
86.7DiedMassimo GiustettiBishop Emeritus of Biella, Italy
39.5Solemn ProfessedNil Yuriy Lushchak, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorAuxiliary Bishop of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), Ukraine
5 Dec61.8InstalledRogelio Cabrera LópezArchbishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
50.3ResignedJorge Alberto Cavazos ArizpeApostolic Administrator of Monterrey, Nuevo León, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop
95.8DiedWilhelmus Joannes (Guillaume Jean) Demarteau, M.S.F. †Bishop Emeritus of Banjarmasin, Indonesia
6 Dec49.8AppointedMurray ChatlainArchbishop of Keewatin-Le Pas, Manitoba, Canada
49.8AppointedMurray ChatlainApostolic Administrator of Mackenzie-Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, CanadaArchbishop of Keewatin-Le Pas, Manitoba, Canada
53.1AppointedRudolf VoderholzerBishop of Regensburg, Germany
7 Dec66.0Ordained BishopMassimo Camisasca, F.S.C.B.Bishop of Reggio Emilia-Guastalla, Italy
64.3AppointedAdelio Dell’OroApostolic Administrator of Atyrau, Kazakhstan
64.3AppointedAdelio Dell’OroTitular Bishop of CastuloApostolic Administrator of Atyrau, Kazakhstan
56.3AppointedGeorg GänsweinPrefect of the Prefecture of the Papal Household
56.3AppointedGeorg GänsweinTitular Archbishop of Urbs SalviaPrefect of the Prefecture of the Papal Household
48.1ResignedJanusz Wiesław KaletaApostolic Administrator of Atyrau, KazakhstanBishop Emeritus of Karaganda, Kazakhstan
49.7AppointedPeter Ebere OkpalekeBishop of Ahiara, Nigeria
8 Dec53.5Ordained BishopJojo AnandBishop of Hazaribag, India
55.1InstalledRyszard KasynaBishop of Pelplin, Poland
57.0DiedAmbrose MadthaApostolic Nuncio to Côte d’Ivoire
9 Dec89.6DiedIvan LjavinecApostolic Exarch Emeritus of Czech Republic (Ruthenian)
10 Dec83.5DiedJacques André Marie JullienArchbishop Emeritus of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
75.0RetiredSergio PintorBishop of Ozieri, ItalyBishop Emeritus
67.6AppointedSebastiano SanguinettiApostolic Administrator of Ozieri, ItalyBishop of Tempio-Ampurias, Italy
61.5InstalledKevin William VannBishop of Orange in California, USA
11 Dec58.8AppointedPaul Richard GallagherApostolic Nuncio to AustraliaSecretary (Relations with States) of the Secretariat of State
97.2DiedPedro Reginaldo LiraBishop Emeritus of San Francisco, Argentina
84.5DiedWalter Francis SullivanBishop Emeritus of Richmond, Virginia, USA
12 Dec58.5AppointedSérgio Eduardo Castriani, C.S.Sp.Archbishop of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
92.1DiedAugustin SagnaBishop Emeritus of Ziguinchor, Senegal
75.6RetiredLuiz Soares VieiraArchbishop of Manaus, Amazonas, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
69.6Ordained BishopPaul TerrioBishop of Saint Paul in Alberta, Canada
13 Dec74.7DiedJan BlahaBishopBishop of the Titular See
15 Dec55.2InstalledMarián ChovanecBishop of Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
57.2Ordained BishopHenryk CiereszkoTitular Bishop of DicesAuxiliary Bishop of Białystok, Poland
53.7InstalledRamón Alberto Rolón GüepsaBishop of Montería, Colombia
54.5AppointedNicolas Henry Marie Denis TheveninTitular Archbishop of AeclanumApostolic Nuncio to Guatemala
54.5AppointedNicolas Henry Marie Denis TheveninApostolic NuncioApostolic Nuncio to Guatemala
19 Dec51.8AppointedPeter Loy ChongArchbishop of Suva, Fiji, Pacific (Oceania)
85.2RetiredEmmanuel III (Emmanuel-Karim) DellyPatriarch of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), IraqCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus
85.2RetiredEmmanuel III (Emmanuel-Karim) DellyArchbishop of Baghdad (Chaldean), IraqCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
74.8AppointedJacques IshaqAdministrator of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), IraqCurial Bishop
79.6RetiredPetero MatacaArchbishop of Suva, Fiji, Pacific (Oceania)Archbishop Emeritus
21 Dec53.0InstalledVital CorbelliniBishop of Marabá, Para, Brazil
61.0AppointedDevprasad John Ganawa, S.V.D.Bishop of Udaipur, India
61.0AppointedDevprasad John Ganawa, S.V.D.Apostolic Administrator of Jhabua, IndiaBishop of Udaipur, India
75.9RetiredJoseph PathalilBishop of Udaipur, IndiaBishop Emeritus
22 Dec63.0Ordained BishopQuesnel Alphonse, S.M.M.Titular Bishop of DionysianaBishop of Fort-Liberté, Haïti
65.4AppointedAlfonso Cortés ContrerasArchbishop of León, Guanajuato, México
54.3AppointedEstanislau Marques Chindekasse, S.V.D.Bishop of Dundo, Angola
77.1RetiredJosé Guadalupe Martín RábagoArchbishop of León, Guanajuato, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
49.3Ordained BishopKrzysztof Jakub WętkowskiTitular Bishop of GlavinitzaAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno, Poland
24 Dec58.1AppointedThomas Vu Dình HiêuCoadjutor Bishop of Bùi Chu, Viet NamBishop
25 Dec92.1DiedEdward Thomas HughesBishop Emeritus of Metuchen, New Jersey, USA
81.5DiedRudolf MüllerBishop Emeritus of Görlitz, Germany
27 Dec46.3Ordained BishopEraldo Bispo da SilvaBishop of Patos, Paraiba, Brazil
93.1DiedMaurice Paul Delorme, Ist. del Prado †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Lyon (-Vienne), France
79.5DiedPaul KhoaraiBishop Emeritus of Leribe, Lesotho
63.5Ordained BishopSerge Patrick PoitrasBishop of Timmins, Ontario, Canada
29 Dec54.7AppointedPeter Iorzuul AdobohBishop of Katsina-Ala, Nigeria
57.5AppointedWilliam Amove AvenyaBishop of Gboko, Nigeria
55.5AppointedWilliam Goh Seng ChyeCoadjutor Archbishop of SingaporeArchbishop
94.9DiedIgnacy Marcin TokarczukArchbishop Emeritus of Przemyśl, Poland
30 Dec59.1Ordained BishopElio Rama, I.M.C.Bishop of Pinheiro, Maranho, Brazil
31 Dec70.4ResignedOswaldo Brenes ÁlvarezBishop of Ciudad Quesada, Costa RicaBishop Emeritus

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