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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Aug52.7AppointedAlberto Ortega MartínApostolic Nuncio to JordanApostolic Nuncio to Chile
52.7AppointedAlberto Ortega MartínApostolic Nuncio to IraqApostolic Nuncio to Chile
52.7AppointedAlberto Ortega MartínTitular Archbishop of MidilaApostolic Nuncio to Chile
55.0Ordained BishopHanna Rahmé, O.L.M.Bishop of Baalbek-Deir El-Ahmar (Maronite), Lebanon
63.5InstalledJean César Scarcella, C.R.A.Abbot of Saint-Maurice, Switzerland
3 Aug93.6DiedSalvatore CassisaArchbishop Emeritus of Monreale, Italy
4 Aug64.0AppointedFernando José Castro AguayoBishop of Margarita, Venezuela
46.4Ordained BishopValentin Cabbigat DimocTitular Bishop of BaparaVicar Apostolic of Bontoc-Lagawe, Philippines
44.3Ordained BishopJoseph Zhang YinlinCoadjutor Bishop of Jixian [Weihwei], ChinaBishop
6 Aug59.7AppointedJose KalluvelilApostolic Exarch of Canada (Syro-Malabar)Bishop of Mississauga (Syro-Malabar)
59.7AppointedJose KalluvelilTitular Bishop of TabaltaBishop of Mississauga (Syro-Malabar)
75.9RetiredJoseph Kunnath, C.M.I.Bishop of Adilabad (Syro-Malabar), IndiaBishop Emeritus
39.2AppointedAntony Prince PanengadenBishop of Adilabad (Syro-Malabar), India
9 Aug55.5CeasedFridolin Ambongo Besungu, O.F.M. Cap.Apostolic Administrator of Kole, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Cardinal, Archbishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
46.1Ordained BishopEmery Kibal Nkufi Mansong’loo, C.P.Bishop of Kole, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
59.7InstalledSergio MelilloBishop of Ariano Irpino-Lacedonia, Italy
10 Aug47.7AppointedJuan Carlos Bravo SalazarBishop of Acarigua-Araure, Venezuela
48.3Ordained BishopDennis Cabanada VillarojoTitular Bishop of GisipaBishop of Malolos, Philippines
14 Aug67.8AppointedPaolo Bizzeti, S.J.Vicar Apostolic of Anatolia, Turkey
67.8AppointedPaolo Bizzeti, S.J.Titular Bishop of TabaeVicar Apostolic of Anatolia, Turkey
69.9DiedRogelio Ricardo Livieres PlanoBishop Emeritus of Ciudad del Este, Paraguay
15 Aug56.6AppointedMichael Didi Adgum MangoriaCoadjutor Archbishop of Khartoum, SudanArchbishop
59.7AppointedMisael Vacca RamirezApostolic Administrator of Málaga-Soatá, ColombiaBishop of Duitama-Sogamoso, Colombia
48.7Ordained BishopBenny Mario TravasBishop of Multan, PakistanArchbishop of Karachi, Pakistan
17 Aug88.2DiedLászló Pacifik Paskai, O.F.M. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
18 Aug75.5DiedVladimír FiloBishop Emeritus of Rožňava, Slovakia
19 Aug88.4DiedPaul Lokiru KalandaBishop Emeritus of Fort Portal, Uganda
23 Aug46.3InstalledPaulo Jackson Nóbrega de SousaBishop of Garanhuns, Pernambuco, Brazil
24 Aug75.2RetiredGilberto Délio Gonçalves Canavarro dos ReisBishop of Setúbal, PortugalBishop Emeritus
57.0Ordained BishopEugene JosephBishop of Varanasi, India
61.6AppointedJosé Ornelas Carvalho, S.C.I.Bishop of Setúbal, Portugal
25 Aug74.8DiedGaetano Aldo (Thomas) DonatoAuxiliary Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, USA
26 Aug92.2DiedGeorges Abi-Saber, O.L.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Saint-Maron de Montréal (Maronite), Canada
65.4AppointedAntony Kariyil, C.M.I.Bishop of Mandya (Syro-Malabar), IndiaArchiepiscopal Vicar of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), India
88.6DiedMaroun Khoury SaderArchbishop Emeritus of Tyr (Maronite), Lebanon
93.6DiedCarmelo Domênico Recchia, O. Cist. †Abbot Emeritus of Claraval, Minas Gerais, Brazil
79.8DiedFrancisco Capiral San DiegoBishop Emeritus of Pasig, Philippines
28 Aug48.8CeasedPascal Chang-Soi, SS.CC.Apostolic Administrator of Papeete, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)
62.6AppointedJean-Pierre Edmond Cottanceau, SS.CC.Apostolic Administrator of Papeete, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)Archbishop
66.5Ordained BishopAmbrose RebelloBishop of Aurangabad, India
58.5Ordained BishopBenedictus Son Hee-SongTitular Bishop of CamplumAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul, Korea (South)
67.1DiedJózef Wesołowski
29 Aug86.7DiedCarlos María Ariz Bolea, C.M.F. †Bishop Emeritus of Colón-Kuna Yala, Panama
59.8InstalledRafael BiernaskiBishop of Blumenau, Santa Catarina, Brazil
57.2Ordained BishopJorge Enrique Concha Cayuqueo, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of CarpiBishop of Osorno, Chile
157.6BeatifiedFlavien-Michel MalkéBishop of Gazireh (Gezira) (Syrian), Turkey
63.4Ordained BishopVictor de la Cruz OcampoBishop of Gumaca, Philippines
62.8CeasedJoão Francisco SalmApostolic Administrator of Blumenau, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop of Tubarão, Santa Catarina, Brazil
30 Aug88.3DiedPierfranco PastoreSecretary Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications
94.6DiedGeorge Hamilton Pearce, S.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Suva, Fiji, Pacific (Oceania)
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