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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Mar75.0ResignedAndré Pierre Louis DupuyApostolic Nuncio to NetherlandsApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
2 Mar64.8AppointedFidencio López PlazaBishop of San Andrés Tuxtla, Veracruz, México
3 Mar54.5Ordained BishopDaniel Elias GarciaTitular Bishop of CapsusAuxiliary Bishop of Austin, Texas, USA
61.0AppointedRobert Walter McElroyBishop of San Diego, California, USA
4 Mar47.9AppointedJorge Cuapio BautistaAuxiliary Bishop of Tlalnepantla, México, México
47.9AppointedJorge Cuapio BautistaTitular Bishop of BisarcioAuxiliary Bishop of Tlalnepantla, México, México
57.3AppointedJoaquim Wladimir Lopes DiasBishop of Colatina, Espirito Santo, Brazil
75.6RetiredFrancisco Ramírez NavarroAuxiliary Bishop of Tlalnepantla, México, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
5 Mar82.9DiedEdward Michael EganCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
58.0AppointedHervé Jean Robert GiraudArchbishop of Sens (-Auxerre), France
58.0AppointedHervé Jean Robert GiraudPrelate of Mission de France o Pontigny, FranceArchbishop of Sens (-Auxerre), France
75.1RetiredYves François PatenôtreArchbishop of Sens (-Auxerre), FranceArchbishop Emeritus
75.1RetiredYves François PatenôtrePrelate of Mission de France o Pontigny, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Sens (-Auxerre), France
57.4AppointedNovatus RugambwaApostolic Nuncio to Honduras
6 Mar50.6AppointedAugusto Paolo LojudiceAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
50.6AppointedAugusto Paolo LojudiceTitular Bishop of Alba MaritimaAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
75.5RetiredPaolino SchiavonAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
7 Mar56.4Ordained BishopCésar Alcides Balbín TamayoBishop of Caldas, Colombia
45.3Ordained BishopAdelar BaruffiBishop of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
45.3AppointedDavid Thomas Daniel Macaire, O.P.Archbishop of Fort-de-France (e Saint Pierre), Martinique, Antilles
79.0RetiredGilbert Marie Michel MéranvilleArchbishop of Fort-de-France (e Saint Pierre), Martinique, AntillesArchbishop Emeritus
48.1Ordained BishopJoseph Obanyi SagweBishop of Kakamega, Kenya
64.8Ordained BishopAdelio Pasqualotto, C.S.I.Titular Bishop of AbthugniVicar Apostolic of Napo, Ecuador
9 Mar71.9InstalledJean-Louis Pierre TauranChamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic ChamberCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue
12 Mar54.8AppointedThomas Anthony DalyBishop of Spokane, Washington, USA
41.1AppointedTeodor (Taras) Martynyuk, M.S.U.Auxiliary Bishop of Ternopil-Zboriv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
41.1AppointedTeodor (Taras) Martynyuk, M.S.U.Titular Bishop of MoptaAuxiliary Bishop of Ternopil-Zboriv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
48.9AppointedJohn Eric Stowe, O.F.M. Conv.Bishop of Lexington, Kentucky, USA
13 Mar45.8Ordained BishopMarcelino Antonio Malabanan MaralitBishop of Boac, Philippines
14 Mar78.1RetiredSimon Atallah, O.A.M.Bishop of Baalbek-Deir El-Ahmar (Maronite), LebanonBishop Emeritus
54.1AppointedAntoine ChbeirBishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite), Syria
63.7Ordained BishopJosé Crispiano Clavijo MéndezBishop of Sincelejo, Colombia
59.7AppointedAlojzij Cvikl, S.J.Archbishop of Maribor, Slovenia
48.6Ordained BishopStefan Heße (Hesse)Archbishop of Hamburg, Germany
44.9AppointedJoseph Emile MouawadBishop of Zahleh (Maronite), Lebanon
54.6SelectedHanna Rahmé, O.L.M.Bishop of Baalbek-Deir El-Ahmar (Maronite), Lebanon
63.5ResignedElias Khoury SlemanBishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite), SyriaBishop Emeritus
43.9SelectedJoseph TobjiArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Maronite), Syria
15 Mar50.0InstalledOnécimo AlbertonBishop of Rio do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil
45.4InstalledAdelar BaruffiBishop of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
69.8CeasedHélio Adelar RubertApostolic Administrator of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilArchbishop of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
55.8Ordained BishopFranc ŠuštarTitular Bishop of RessianaAuxiliary Bishop of Ljubljana, Slovenia
64.7InstalledMario Toso, S.D.B.Bishop of Faenza-Modigliana, Italy
17 Mar83.7DiedAntonio Dorado SotoBishop Emeritus of Málaga, Spain
54.9AppointedGiorgio LinguaApostolic Nuncio to Cuba
45.8InstalledMarcelino Antonio Malabanan MaralitBishop of Boac, Philippines
18 Mar65.7AppointedEsmeraldo Barreto de Farias, Ist. del PradoAuxiliary Bishop of São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil
65.7AppointedEsmeraldo Barreto de Farias, Ist. del PradoTitular Bishop of SummulaAuxiliary Bishop of São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil
75.2RetiredJoseph Roduit, C.R.A. †Abbot of Saint-Maurice, SwitzerlandAbbot Emeritus
19 Mar56.5InstalledCésar Alcides Balbín TamayoBishop of Caldas, Colombia
60.1AppointedJosé Leopoldo González GonzálezBishop of Nogales, Sonora, México
56.9Ordained BishopJoseph Gerard HanefeldtBishop of Grand Island, Nebraska, USA
53.8AppointedVlastimil KročilBishop of České Budĕjovice {Budweis}, Czech Republic
70.2Ordained BishopJoël Michel Marie Luc MercierTitular Archbishop of RotaSecretary of the Congregation for the Clergy
54.9InstalledJosé Antônio PeruzzoArchbishop of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
20 Mar54.3AppointedMario Eduardo Dorsonville-RodríguezAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
54.3AppointedMario Eduardo Dorsonville-RodríguezTitular Bishop of KearneyAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
52.1AppointedPéter Fülöp KocsisArchbishop of Hajdúdorog (Hungarian), Hungary
54.8AppointedAtanáz OroszBishop of Miskolc (Hungarian), Hungary
54.8AppointedAtanáz OroszApostolic Administrator of Nyíregyháza (Hungarian), HungaryBishop of Miskolc (Hungarian), Hungary
21 Mar58.6InstalledJuan de la Cruz Barros MadridBishop of Osorno, Chile
AppointedHovsep Bezazian (Bezouzou)Apostolic Administrator of Greece (Armenian)
68.4AppointedAldo CavalliApostolic Nuncio to Netherlands
58.0CeasedFernando Natalio Chomalí GaribApostolic Administrator of Osorno, ChileArchbishop of Concepción (Santissima Concezione), Chile
75.1RetiredVladimír FiloBishop of Rožňava, SlovakiaBishop Emeritus
49.6DiedMalachy John GoltokBishop of Bauchi, Nigeria
82.9RetiredNechan Karakéhéyan, I.C.P.B.Apostolic Administrator of Greece (Armenian)Apostolic Administrator Emeritus
56.7AppointedCharles Phillip Richard MothBishop of Arundel and Brighton, England, Great Britain
49.7Ordained BishopJorge Giovanny Pazmiño Abril, O.P.Bishop of Ambato, Ecuador
52.4AppointedJavier Gerardo Román AriasBishop of Limón, Costa Rica
55.8InstalledCharles Jude SciclunaArchbishop of Malta
60.0AppointedStanislav StolárikBishop of Rožňava, Slovakia
95.9RetiredHovhannes TcholakianArchbishop of Istanbul (Armenian), TurkeyArchbishop Emeritus
71.4AppointedBoghos Lévon ZékiyanArchbishop of Istanbul (Armenian), Turkey
71.4CeasedBoghos Lévon ZékiyanApostolic Administrator of Istanbul (Armenian), TurkeyArchbishop
22 Mar52.8Ordained BishopAtanasio Amisse CaniraBishop of Lichinga, Mozambique
51.5Ordained BishopIvica Petanjak, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Krk (Veglia), Croatia
23 Mar63.1Ordained BishopFernand Joseph Cheri III, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of MembressaAuxiliary Bishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
24 Mar60.0AppointedBertram Víctor Wick EnzlerBishop of Santo Domingo en Ecuador
25 Mar61.0InstalledGuglielmo BorghettiCoadjutor Bishop of Albenga-Imperia, ItalyBishop
47.6Ordained BishopLeomar Antônio BrustolinTitular Bishop of TigavaAuxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
57.0Ordained BishopAdolfo Ramón CanecínCoadjutor Bishop of Goya, ArgentinaBishop
57.0AppointedFrancisco Antonio Ceballos Escobar, C.SS.R.Apostolic Administrator of Puerto Gaitán, ColombiaVicar Apostolic of Puerto Carreño, Colombia
26 Mar54.3AppointedJacob Barnabas Chacko Aerath, O.I.C.Bishop of Saint John Chrysostom of Gurgaon (Syro-Malankara), India
89.7DiedEnnio AppignanesiArchbishop Emeritus of Potenza-Muro Lucano-Marsico Nuovo, Italy
83.7DiedAlonso Llano RuizBishop Emeritus of Istmina-Tadó, Colombia
59.3AppointedThomas Antonios Valiyavilayil, O.I.C.Apostolic Exarch of Saint Ephrem of Khadki (Syro-Malankara), India
28 Mar49.9SucceededWilfred Chikpa Anagbe, C.M.F.Bishop of Makurdi, Nigeria
63.7InstalledJosé Crispiano Clavijo MéndezBishop of Sincelejo, Colombia
68.1CeasedOrlando Antonio Corrales GarcíaApostolic Administrator of Sincelejo, ColombiaArchbishop of Santa Fe de Antioquia, Colombia
53.3Ordained BishopFrançois Xavier Ghanbodè Gnonhossou, S.M.A.Bishop of Dassa-Zoumé, Benin
72.9RetiredAthanasius Atule UsuhBishop of Makurdi, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
29 Mar74.4DiedJuan Carlos MaccaroneBishop Emeritus of Santiago del Estero, Argentina
62.5AppointedMichael Gorō MatsuuraBishop of Nagoya, Japan
77.3RetiredAugustinus Jun-ichi NomuraBishop of Nagoya, JapanBishop Emeritus
30 Mar57.9AppointedAlberto Vera Aréjula, O. de M.Auxiliary Bishop of Xai-Xai, Mozambique
57.9AppointedAlberto Vera Aréjula, O. de M.Titular Bishop of Nova BarbaraAuxiliary Bishop of Xai-Xai, Mozambique
31 Mar54.2AppointedJean-Christophe Amade Aloma, M. Afr.Bishop of Kalemie-Kirungu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
52.3AppointedDonatien Bafuidinsoni Maloko-Mana, S.J.Auxiliary Bishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
52.3AppointedDonatien Bafuidinsoni Maloko-Mana, S.J.Titular Bishop of Gemellae in ByzacenaAuxiliary Bishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
67.2AppointedGiorgio Demetrio GallaroBishop of Piana degli Albanesi (Italo-Albanese), Italy
75.4RetiredZenon GrocholewskiPrefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education (for Institutes of Study)Cardinal, Prefect Emeritus
54.6AppointedJean-Pierre Kwambamba MasiAuxiliary Bishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
54.6AppointedJean-Pierre Kwambamba MasiTitular Bishop of NaratcataAuxiliary Bishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
71.6AppointedGiuseppe VersaldiCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education (for Institutes of Study)
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