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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Dec73.0ResignedKarel Herbst, S.D.B.Auxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech RepublicAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
91.5DiedZekarias YohannesBishop Emeritus of Asmara (Ethiopian), Eritrea
3 Dec70.6InstalledGeorge Anthony Frendo, O.P.Archbishop of Tiranë-Durrës, Albania
46.5Ordained BishopMarco Antonio Merchán LadinoBishop of Vélez, Colombia
56.2Ordained BishopOscar Eduardo MiñarroTitular Bishop of AntiumAuxiliary Bishop of Merlo-Moreno, Argentina
4 Dec57.1Ordained BishopLodewijk AertsBishop of Brugge {Bruges}, Belgium
54.9InstalledTimothée Bodika Mansiyai, P.S.S.Bishop of Kikwit, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
5 Dec69.8AppointedMark Edward BrennanAuxiliary Bishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
69.8AppointedMark Edward BrennanTitular Bishop of RusibisirAuxiliary Bishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
76.7RetiredDenis James MaddenAuxiliary Bishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
44.8AppointedAdam John ParkerAuxiliary Bishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
44.8AppointedAdam John ParkerTitular Bishop of TasaccoraAuxiliary Bishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
6 Dec59.4InstalledMichael Francis BurbidgeBishop of Arlington, Virginia, USA
66.1AppointedWilfredo Pino EstévezArchbishop of Camagüey, Cuba
7 Dec65.2Ordained BishopGiovanni AccollaArchbishop of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
52.6AppointedPaulo Alves RomãoAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
52.6AppointedPaulo Alves RomãoTitular Bishop of CalamaAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
47.3AppointedRubival Cabral Britto, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Grajaú, Maranhão, Brazil
76.3RetiredFranco Cuter, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Grajaú, Maranhão, BrazilBishop Emeritus
50.9AppointedGiovanni IntiniBishop of Tricarico, Italy
70.6AppointedAugustine KasujjaApostolic Nuncio to LuxembourgApostolic Nuncio to Belgium
62.1AppointedJoel Portella AmadoAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
62.1AppointedJoel Portella AmadoTitular Bishop of Carmeiano (Cameiano)Auxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
8 Dec40.3InstalledHugh David Renwick Turnbull Allan, O. Praem.Apostolic Administrator of Falkland Islands o Malvinas, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
52.7Ordained BishopLouis CorriveauTitular Bishop of ArenaAuxiliary Bishop of Québec, Canada
77.6RetiredStanisław DziwiszArchbishop of Kraków {Cracow}, PolandCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
67.3AppointedMarek JędraszewskiArchbishop of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
90.9DiedLélis Lara, C.SS.R. †Bishop Emeritus of Itabira-Fabriciano, Minas Gerais, Brazil
48.8Ordained BishopPhilippe Alain MbargaBishop of Ebolowa, Cameroon
66.5Ordained BishopMarc PelchatTitular Bishop of LambaesisAuxiliary Bishop of Québec, Canada
9 Dec57.9SucceededMichael Didi Adgum MangoriaArchbishop of Khartoum, Sudan
56.2AppointedJohn Oliver BarresBishop of Rockville Centre, New York, USA
76.5RetiredWilliam Francis MurphyBishop of Rockville Centre, New York, USABishop Emeritus
75.7RetiredGabriel Zubeir WakoArchbishop of Khartoum, SudanCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
10 Dec44.6AppointedBertrand Guy Richard Appora-Ngalanibé, O.P.Coadjutor Bishop of Bambari, Central African RepublicCoadjutor Bishop-Elect
46.3Ordained BishopRupert Ferdinand Carl Thaddäus Antonius Maria StolbergTitular Bishop of SassuraAuxiliary Bishop of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
85.8DiedLászló HuzsvárBishop Emeritus of Zrenjanin, Serbia
88.3DiedPaul Shinichi ItonagaBishop Emeritus of Kagoshima, Japan
53.8AppointedMartin Waïngue BaniBishop of Doba, Chad
11 Dec56.8InstalledFridolin Ambongo Besungu, O.F.M. Cap.Archbishop of Mbandaka-Bikoro, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
12 Dec75.4DiedGerard CliffordAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Armagh, Ireland
49.0Ordained BishopEdmilson Tadeu Canavarros dos Santos, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of Feradi MinusAuxiliary Bishop of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
84.4DiedJavier Echevarría RodríguezPrelate of Opus Dei
63.9AppointedMaurice MonierPro-Dean of the Roman Rota
13 Dec59.1AppointedEdward James BurnsBishop of Dallas, Texas, USA
14 Dec95.2DiedPaulo Evaristo Arns, O.F.M. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of São Paulo, Brazil
64.0AppointedArgemiro de Azevedo, C.M.F.Bishop of Assis, Sao Paulo, Brazil
55.4AppointedVictor Emilio Masalles PereBishop of Baní, Dominican Republic
47.2AppointedCarlos Tomás Morel DiplánAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
47.2AppointedCarlos Tomás Morel DiplánTitular Bishop of BuxentumAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
15 Dec63.9AppointedJean-Pierre Edmond Cottanceau, SS.CC.Archbishop of Papeete, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)
16 Dec64.8AppointedLouis Frederick KihnemanBishop of Biloxi, Mississippi, USABishop-Elect
46.3AppointedGustavo Alejandro MontiniBishop of Santo Tomé, Argentina
75.7RetiredRoger Paul MorinBishop of Biloxi, Mississippi, USABishop Emeritus
17 Dec76.6RetiredJosé Luis Astigarraga Lizarralde, C.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Yurimaguas, PeruVicar Apostolic Emeritus
48.3AppointedCristiano BodoBishop of Saluzzo, ItalyBishop-Elect
83.5DiedEdmond Y. FarhatApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Austria
75.2RetiredGiuseppe GuerriniBishop of Saluzzo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
61.7Ordained BishopCalogero MarinoBishop of Savona-Noli, Italy
46.6InstalledMarco Antonio Merchán LadinoBishop of Vélez, Colombia
18 Dec50.0Ordained BishopLuis Alberto Barrera Pacheco, M.C.C.I.Bishop of Tarma, Peru
64.1InstalledJoseph (Joy) KalathiparambilArchbishop of Verapoly, India
49.7InstalledDieudonné Nzapalainga, C.S.Sp.Cardinal-Priest of Sant’Andrea della ValleCardinal, Archbishop of Bangui, Central African Republic
20 Dec55.2AppointedBarthol BarrettoAuxiliary Bishop of Bombay, India
55.2AppointedBarthol BarrettoTitular Bishop of StrongoliAuxiliary Bishop of Bombay, India
68.6AppointedAllwyn D’SilvaAuxiliary Bishop of Bombay, India
68.6AppointedAllwyn D’SilvaTitular Bishop of DuraAuxiliary Bishop of Bombay, India
58.5AppointedGregory Paul Homeming, O.C.D.Bishop of Lismore, Australia
79.0RetiredGeoffrey Hylton JarrettBishop of Lismore, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
21 Dec45.5AppointedGeovane Luís da SilvaAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
45.5AppointedGeovane Luís da SilvaTitular Bishop of Mons in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
56.0AppointedOtacilio Francisco Ferreira de LacerdaAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
56.0AppointedOtacilio Francisco Ferreira de LacerdaTitular Bishop of TulanaAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
62.0AppointedSamuel Oton Sidin, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Sintang, Indonesia
23 Dec75.5DiedJean GagnonBishop Emeritus of Gaspé, Québec, Canada
44.1AppointedAlexis Aly TagbinoAuxiliary Bishop of Kankan, Guinea
44.1AppointedAlexis Aly TagbinoTitular Bishop of CuiculAuxiliary Bishop of Kankan, Guinea
24 Dec72.6AppointedPaul Jacques Marie Desfarges, S.J.Archbishop of Alger, Algeria
25 Dec73.6DiedKarl GolserBishop Emeritus of Bolzano-Bressanone {Bozen-Brixen}, Italy
92.9DiedLéon-Raymond SoulierBishop Emeritus of Limoges, France
26 Dec90.0DiedJaume Camprodon RoviraBishop Emeritus of Girona, Spain
27 Dec65.4Ordained BishopGiuseppe GiulianoBishop of Lucera-Troia, Italy
59.0AppointedJoseph-Marie Ndi-OkallaBishop of Mbalmayo, Cameroon
77.4RetiredAdalbert NdzanaBishop of Mbalmayo, CameroonBishop Emeritus
28 Dec81.2RetiredSantos Abril y CastellóArchpriest of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore {Saint Mary Major Basilica}Cardinal, Archpriest Emeritus
54.1AppointedJúlio Endi Akamine, S.A.C.Archbishop of Sorocaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
69.7ResignedRichard Gerard LennonBishop of Cleveland, Ohio, USABishop Emeritus
70.9ResignedFernando Panico, M.S.C.Bishop of Crato, Ceara, BrazilBishop Emeritus
60.4SucceededGilberto Pastana de OliveiraBishop of Crato, Ceara, Brazil
71.4AppointedStanisław RyłkoCardinal, Archpriest of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore {Saint Mary Major Basilica}
75.5RetiredEduardo Benes de Sales RodriguesArchbishop of Sorocaba, Sao Paulo, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
57.5AppointedDaniel Edward ThomasApostolic Administrator of Cleveland, Ohio, USABishop of Toledo (in America), Ohio, USA
29 Dec75.0RetiredJulianus Kemo Sunarko, S.J.Bishop of Purwokerto, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
30 Dec83.1DiedThomas Ludger DupréBishop Emeritus of Springfield in Massachusetts, USA
59.4ResignedAlfred Kipkoech Arap RotichBishop of Kenya, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
84.6DiedJusto Mullor GarcíaPresident Emeritus of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy
31 Dec77.7DiedPeter FernandoArchbishop Emeritus of Madurai, India

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