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The Year of Our Lord 2017

Bishop Events


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Jan94.8DiedHilarion Capucci, B.A. †Patriarchal Vicar Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek), Palestine
61.4CeasedJean-Marie Mate Musivi MupendawatuSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care WorkersSecretary Emeritus
68.2CeasedPeter Kodwo Appiah TurksonPresident of the Pontifical Council for Justice and PeaceCardinal, Prefect of Promoting Integral Human Development, Roman Curia
78.9CeasedAntonio Maria VegliòPresident of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant PeopleCardinal, President Emeritus
2 Jan54.7AppointedJosé Antonio Canales MotiñoBishop of Danlí, HondurasBishop-Elect
48.8AppointedJoão Carlos Hatoa NunesBishop of Chimoio, Mozambique
80.1RetiredNicolás de Jesús López RodríguezBishop of Dominican Republic, MilitaryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
65.2AppointedFrancisco Ozoria AcostaBishop of Dominican Republic, MilitaryArchbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
75.5RetiredFrancisco João Silota, M. Afr.Bishop of Chimoio, MozambiqueBishop Emeritus
4 Jan73.7ResignedFrederick Bernard HenryBishop of Calgary, Alberta, CanadaBishop Emeritus
60.2AppointedWilliam Terrence McGrattanBishop of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
52.7InstalledGregory Lawrence ParkesBishop of Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
5 Jan52.9AppointedAbilio Martínez VareaBishop of Osma-Soria, SpainBishop-Elect
85.1DiedAlfonso Humberto Robles CotaBishop Emeritus of Tepic, Nayarit, México
50.2Ordained BishopAlberto Sy UyBishop of Tagbilaran, Philippines
6 Jan64.6InstalledJoseph William Tobin, C.SS.R.Cardinal, Archbishop of Newark, New Jersey, USA
50.2InstalledAlberto Sy UyBishop of Tagbilaran, Philippines
7 Jan65.3InstalledGiovanni AccollaArchbishop of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
55.3Ordained BishopFrancisco Simón Conesa FerrerBishop of Menorca, Spain
49.4Ordained BishopEmmanuel Dassi Youfang, Comm. l'Emm.Titular Bishop of OescusAuxiliary Bishop of Bafoussam, Cameroon
81.3CeasedBenigno Luigi Papa, O.F.M. Cap.Apostolic Administrator of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Taranto, Italy
8 Jan92.5DiedColin Cameron Davies, M.H.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Ngong, Kenya
63.1Ordained BishopThomas Thennatt, S.A.C.Bishop of Gwalior, India
9 Jan87.4DiedPatrick Fernández FloresArchbishop Emeritus of San Antonio, Texas, USA
10 Jan56.9Ordained BishopVictor Barnuevo BendicoBishop of Baguio, Philippines
63.2AppointedOscar Azarcon SolisBishop of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
11 Jan68.1Ordained BishopHeriberto Cavazos PérezTitular Bishop of NaronaAuxiliary Bishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
58.3Ordained BishopPhilip Davou DungBishop of Shendam, Nigeria
59.3AppointedDaniele GianottiBishop of Crema, ItalyBishop-Elect
90.3DiedRobert Pierre SarrabèreBishop Emeritus of Aire et Dax, France
51.6AppointedEdilson Soares NobreBishop of Oeiras, Piaui, BrazilBishop-Elect
43.3Ordained BishopOscar Efraín Tamez VillarrealTitular Bishop of MadaurusAuxiliary Bishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
13 Jan94.4DiedGilberto AgustoniCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Apostolic Signatura
59.3AppointedGiovanni ChecchinatoBishop of San Severo, ItalyBishop-Elect
75.3RetiredLucio Angelo Renna, O. Carm.Bishop of San Severo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
14 Jan44.9AppointedThomas (Tomy) Joseph TharayilTitular Bishop of AgrippiasAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar), India
44.9ConfirmedThomas (Tomy) Joseph TharayilAuxiliary Bishop of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar), IndiaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
15 Jan61.8InstalledCalogero MarinoBishop of Savona-Noli, Italy
17 Jan53.2Ordained BishopTimothy Edward FreyerTitular Bishop of StratherniaAuxiliary Bishop of Orange in California, USA
52.5AppointedJosé Mauricio Vélez GarcíaAuxiliary Bishop of Medellín, ColombiaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
52.5AppointedJosé Mauricio Vélez GarcíaTitular Bishop of LapdaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Medellín, Colombia
18 Jan58.5SucceededJoão José da Costa, O. Carm.Archbishop of Aracajú, Sergipe, Brazil
75.0RetiredJosé Palmeira LessaArchbishop of Aracajú, Sergipe, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
19 Jan69.9Ordained BishopMark Edward BrennanTitular Bishop of RusibisirAuxiliary Bishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
45.0Ordained BishopAdam John ParkerTitular Bishop of TasaccoraAuxiliary Bishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
20 Jan76.7DiedJosé Luis Astigarraga Lizarralde, C.P. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Yurimaguas, Peru
46.3AppointedPedro Baquero, S.D.B.Bishop of Kerema, Papua New GuineaBishop-Elect
54.1Ordained BishopGiovanni Mauricio Paz HurtadoBishop of Latacunga, Ecuador
21 Jan62.8AppointedGiambattista DiquattroApostolic Nuncio to India
62.8AppointedGiambattista DiquattroApostolic Nuncio to NepalApostolic Nuncio to India
60.6Ordained BishopAntonio Gómez CanteroBishop of Teruel y Albarracín, Spain
89.1DiedJosé de Jesús Madera Uribe, M.Sp.S. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of United States of America, Military
64.5AppointedCelestino MiglioreApostolic Nuncio to UzbekistanApostolic Nuncio to Russian Federation
66.3Ordained BishopJosé Cayetano Parra Novo, O.P.Titular Bishop of TubiaAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Guatemala, Guatemala
88.4DiedFrancesco Saverio SalernoSecretary Emeritus of the Apostolic Signatura
22 Jan88.9DiedPietro BottaccioliBishop Emeritus of Gubbio, Italy
The future events listed below have been publicly announced, but are subject to change.
25 Jan56.6Ordained BishopGerard William BattersbyTitular Bishop of EgugaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Detroit, Michigan, USA
57.3Ordained BishopRobert Joseph FisherTitular Bishop of Forum PopiliiAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Detroit, Michigan, USA
28 Jan52.8Ordained BishopPaulo Alves RomãoTitular Bishop of CalamaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
55.3Ordained BishopBarthol BarrettoTitular Bishop of StrongoliAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Bombay, India
68.7Ordained BishopAllwyn D’SilvaTitular Bishop of DuraAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Bombay, India
67.5InstalledMarek JędraszewskiArchbishop of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
62.3Ordained BishopJoel Portella AmadoTitular Bishop of Carmeiano (Cameiano)Auxiliary Bishop-Elect of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
29 Jan56.8Ordained BishopJosé Roberto Silva CarvalhoBishop of Caetité, Bahia, BrazilBishop-Elect
31 Jan56.3InstalledJohn Oliver BarresBishop of Rockville Centre, New York, USA
Feb69.4AppointedAntonio MenniniOfficial of the Secretariat of StateApostolic Nuncio to Great Britain
4 Feb65.6InstalledGiuseppe GiulianoBishop of Lucera-Troia, Italy
54.0Ordained BishopDominique Banlène GuigbileBishop of Dapaong, TogoBishop-Elect
48.5Ordained BishopWellington de Queiroz VieiraPrelate of Cristalândia, Goias, Brazil
5 Feb54.0InstalledDominique Banlène GuigbileBishop of Dapaong, TogoBishop-Elect
9 Feb59.3InstalledEdward James BurnsBishop of Dallas, Texas, USA
10 Feb53.3Ordained BishopSocrates Calamba Mesiona, M.S.P.Titular Bishop of BuduaVicar Apostolic of Puerto Princesa, Philippines
11 Feb47.5Ordained BishopRubival Cabral Britto, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Grajaú, Maranhão, BrazilBishop-Elect
55.6InstalledVictor Emilio Masalles PereBishop of Baní, Dominican Republic
17 Feb65.0Ordained BishopLouis Frederick KihnemanBishop of Biloxi, Mississippi, USABishop-Elect
18 Feb64.0Ordained BishopJean-Pierre Cottanceau, SS.CC.Archbishop of Papeete, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)Archbishop-Elect
59.2Ordained BishopJoseph-Marie Ndi-OkallaBishop of Mbalmayo, CameroonBishop-Elect
66.3CeasedMiguel Angel Sebastián Martínez, M.C.C.I.Apostolic Administrator of Doba, ChadBishop of Lai, Chad
54.0Ordained BishopMartin Waïngue BaniBishop of Doba, ChadBishop-Elect
22 Feb58.7Ordained BishopGregory Homeming, O.C.D.Bishop of Lismore, AustraliaBishop-Elect
51.1Ordained BishopGiovanni IntiniBishop of Tricarico, ItalyBishop-Elect
25 Feb54.2InstalledJúlio Endi Akamine, S.A.C.Archbishop of Sorocaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
64.2Ordained BishopArgemiro de Azevedo, C.M.F.Bishop of Assis, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop-Elect
47.3Ordained BishopCarlos Tomás Morel DiplánTitular Bishop of BuxentumAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
52.6Ordained BishopJosé Mauricio Vélez GarcíaTitular Bishop of LapdaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Medellín, Colombia
27 Feb60.4InstalledWilliam Terrence McGrattanBishop of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
7 Mar63.4InstalledOscar Azarcon SolisBishop of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
11 Mar54.9Ordained BishopJosé Antonio Canales MotiñoBishop of Danlí, HondurasBishop-Elect
53.1Ordained BishopAbilio Martínez VareaBishop of Osma-Soria, SpainBishop-Elect
18 Mar56.3Ordained BishopOtacilio Ferreira de LacerdaTitular Bishop of TulanaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
19 Mar64.2InstalledArgemiro de Azevedo, C.M.F.Bishop of Assis, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop-Elect
59.5Ordained BishopDaniele GianottiBishop of Crema, ItalyBishop-Elect
20 Mar51.8Ordained BishopEdilson Soares NobreBishop of Oeiras, Piaui, BrazilBishop-Elect
22 Mar62.2Ordained BishopSamuel Oton Sidin, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Sintang, IndonesiaBishop-Elect
25 Mar48.6Ordained BishopCristiano BodoBishop of Saluzzo, ItalyBishop-Elect
45.7Ordained BishopGeovane Luís da SilvaTitular Bishop of Mons in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
27 Mar44.9Ordained BishopRichard Appora-Ngalanibé, O.P.Coadjutor Bishop of Bambari, Central African RepublicCoadjutor Bishop-Elect
1 Apr51.8InstalledEdilson Soares NobreBishop of Oeiras, Piaui, BrazilBishop-Elect
2 Apr48.6InstalledCristiano BodoBishop of Saluzzo, ItalyBishop-Elect

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