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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
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
79.0CeasedKevin Michael ManningApostolic Administrator of Wilcannia-Forbes, AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Parramatta, Australia
71.0AppointedLuigi NegriArchbishop of Ferrara-Comacchio, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
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)Archbishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USA
3 Dec74.0DiedJules Mikhael Al-JamilAuxiliary Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
85.6DiedLeo Rajendram AntonyBishop Emeritus of Trincomalee-Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
54.4CeasedChristopher James CoyneApostolic Administrator of Indianapolis, Indiana, USABishop of Burlington, Vermont, USA
60.5InstalledJoseph William Tobin, C.SS.R.Archbishop of Indianapolis, Indiana, USACardinal, Archbishop of Newark, New Jersey, 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 VowsNil 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
50.3CeasedJorge Alberto Cavazos ArizpeApostolic Administrator of Monterrey, Nuevo León, MéxicoBishop of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, México
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, KazakhstanBishop of Karaganda, Kazakhstan
64.3AppointedAdelio Dell’OroTitular Bishop of CastuloBishop of Karaganda, 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, Kazakhstan
49.7AppointedPeter Ebere OkpalekeBishop of Ahiara, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
8 Dec53.5Ordained BishopAnand JojoBishop 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, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
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 Egypt, Arab Republic of
54.5AppointedNicolas Henry Marie Denis TheveninApostolic NuncioApostolic Nuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic of
16 Dec66.1InstalledMassimo Camisasca, F.S.C.B.Bishop of Reggio Emilia-Guastalla, Italy
96.8DiedJohn Chen Shi-zhongBishop of Yibin [Suifu], China
48.9SucceededPeter Luo XuegangBishop of Yibin [Suifu], China
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 Emeritus
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, Maranhão, Brazil
31 Dec70.4ResignedOswaldo Brenes ÁlvarezBishop of Ciudad Quesada, Costa RicaBishop Emeritus

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