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The Year of Our Lord 2017

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Apr48.0AppointedCalixto Paulino Esono Abaga ObonoBishop of Evinayong, Equatorial Guinea
82.1DiedAntonio CilibertiArchbishop Emeritus of Catanzaro-Squillace, Italy
48.1AppointedJuan Domingo-Beka Esono Ayang, C.M.F.Bishop of Mongomo, Equatorial Guinea
75.2RetiredMario GiordanaApostolic Nuncio to SlovakiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
53.1Ordained BishopJuan Manuel González Sandoval, M.N.M.Bishop of Tarahumara, Chihuahua, México
47.7AppointedMiguel Angel Nguema Bee, S.D.B.Bishop of Ebebiyin, Equatorial Guinea
70.5AppointedGiacomo Guido OttonelloApostolic Nuncio to Slovakia
51.8InstalledEdilson Soares NobreBishop of Oeiras, Piaui, Brazil
52.3AppointedCornelis Franciscus Maria van den HoutBishop of Groningen-Leeuwarden, NetherlandsBishop-Elect
2 Apr48.6InstalledCristiano BodoBishop of Saluzzo, Italy
59.5InstalledDaniele GianottiBishop of Crema, Italy
53.1InstalledJuan Manuel González Sandoval, M.N.M.Bishop of Tarahumara, Chihuahua, México
59.8InstalledLuc Marie Daniel Ravel, C.R.S.V.Archbishop of Strasbourg, France
4 Apr86.0DiedClóvis Frainer, O.F.M. Cap. †Archbishop Emeritus of Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil
6 Apr78.6AppointedBernard Louis Marie CharrierApostolic Administrator of Aire et Dax, FranceBishop Emeritus of Tulle, France
57.8ResignedHervé GaschignardBishop of Aire et Dax, FranceBishop Emeritus
66.8AppointedJames Patrick GreenApostolic Nuncio to Sweden
66.8AppointedJames Patrick GreenApostolic Nuncio to IcelandApostolic Nuncio to Sweden
93.4DiedNewton Holanda GurgelBishop Emeritus of Crato, Ceara, Brazil
77.5DiedMichael Bernard McPartland, S.M.A. †Prefect Emeritus of Falkland Islands o Malvinas, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
54.9AppointedDaniel Henry MueggenborgAuxiliary Bishop of Seattle, Washington, USAAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
54.9AppointedDaniel Henry MueggenborgTitular Bishop of TulliaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Seattle, Washington, USA
7 Apr46.6AppointedMartin DavidAuxiliary Bishop of Ostrava-Opava, Czech RepublicAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
46.6AppointedMartin DavidTitular Bishop of Thucca in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Ostrava-Opava, Czech Republic
8 Apr72.6AppointedEdward Joseph AdamsApostolic Nuncio to Great Britain
75.3RetiredJean-Michel di Falco LéandriBishop of Gap (-Embrun), FranceBishop Emeritus
51.5AppointedXavier Malle, Comm. l'Emm.Bishop of Gap (-Embrun), FranceBishop-Elect
76.7RetiredWoldeghiorghis MatheosVicar Apostolic of Hosanna, EthiopiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
46.6AppointedSeyoum Franso NoelVicar Apostolic of Hosanna, Ethiopia
46.6AppointedSeyoum Franso NoelTitular Bishop of EminentianaVicar Apostolic of Hosanna, Ethiopia
61.6AppointedDominic Nguyên Van ManhCoadjutor Bishop of Ðà Lạt, Viet NamCoadjutor Bishop-Elect
9 Apr64.6AppointedDonatus Edet AkpanBishop of Ogoja, NigeriaBishop-Elect
11 Apr86.8DiedEdward FrancisBishop Emeritus of Sivagangai, India
86.0DiedJosé Ramón Gurruchaga Ezama, S.D.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Lurín, Peru
57.1AppointedInácio Saúre, I.M.C.Archbishop of Nampula, Mozambique
12 Apr75.9RetiredEdward OzorowskiArchbishop of Białystok, PolandArchbishop Emeritus
60.2AppointedBenedictus Estephanus Rolly Untu, M.S.C.Bishop of Manado, IndonesiaBishop-Elect
77.0RetiredJoseph Theodorus Suwatan, M.S.C.Bishop of Manado, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
60.2AppointedTadeusz Wojda, S.A.C.Archbishop of Białystok, PolandArchbishop-Elect
13 Apr75.1RetiredRoman Adam MarcinkowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Płock, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
90.8DiedGeorges RolBishop Emeritus of Angoulême, France
18 Apr50.0AppointedPeter KohlgrafBishop of Mainz, GermanyBishop-Elect
19 Apr75.3RetiredMartin John AmosBishop of Davenport, Iowa, USABishop Emeritus
62.9AppointedFrancisco Carlos BachBishop of Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil
57.1AppointedVilson Basso, S.C.I.Bishop of Imperatriz, Maranhão, Brazil
94.9DiedAntun BogetićBishop Emeritus of Poreč i Pula, Croatia
54.8AppointedJohn Patrick DolanAuxiliary Bishop of San Diego, California, USAAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
54.8AppointedJohn Patrick DolanTitular Bishop of Uchi MaiusAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of San Diego, California, USA
55.1AppointedJosé Ionilton Lisboa de Oliveira, S.D.V.Prelate of Itacoatiara, Amazonas, Brazil
56.6InstalledDaniel Joseph MiehmBishop of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
57.8AppointedBruno Elizeu VersariCoadjutor Bishop of Campo Mourão, Parana, BrazilCoadjutor Bishop-Elect
60.0AppointedThomas Robert ZinkulaBishop of Davenport, Iowa, USABishop-Elect
20 Apr49.2AppointedVenedykt (Valery) Aleksiychuk, M.S.U.Bishop of Saint Nicholas of Chicago (Ukrainian), Illinois, USA
50.5Ordained BishopGuglielmo GiombancoBishop of Patti, Italy
45.1AppointedKęstutis KėvalasCoadjutor Bishop of Telšiai (-Klaipeda), Lithuania
21 Apr69.4Ordained BishopRoy Edward Campbell, Jr.Titular Bishop of UcresAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
71.0ResignedGianfranco Todisco, P.O.C.R.Bishop of Melfi-Rapolla-Venosa, ItalyBishop Emeritus
22 Apr47.5Ordained BishopFrancisco Edimilson Neves FerreiraBishop of Tianguá, Ceara, Brazil
80.0DiedAttilio NicoraCardinal, President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
23 Apr59.6Ordained BishopGiovanni ChecchinatoBishop of San Severo, Italy
57.5InstalledSérgio da RochaCardinal-Priest of Santa Croce in via FlaminiaCardinal, Archbishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
75.9RetiredPeter J. KairoArchbishop of Nyeri, KenyaArchbishop Emeritus
53.9AppointedAnthony MuheriaArchbishop of Nyeri, Kenya
45.2Ordained BishopThomas (Tomy) Joseph TharayilTitular Bishop of AgrippiasAuxiliary Bishop of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar), India
53.3Ordained BishopYunan Tombe Trille Kuku AndaliBishop of El Obeid, Sudan
25 Apr77.3RetiredEugeniusz Juretzko, O.M.I.Bishop of Yokadouma, CameroonBishop Emeritus
54.1AppointedRolf LohmannAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
54.1AppointedRolf LohmannTitular Bishop of GorAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Münster, Germany
53.6AppointedPaul Lontsié-KeunéBishop of Yokadouma, CameroonBishop-Elect
56.0AppointedMarek SolczyńskiApostolic Nuncio to Tanzania
26 Apr53.5AppointedAntonio Guido FilipazziApostolic Nuncio to Nigeria
27 Apr66.4AppointedAlessandro D’ErricoApostolic Nuncio to Malta
69.7ResignedGiovanni Salonia, O.F.M. Cap.Auxiliary Bishop-Elect of Palermo, ItalyPriest of Order of Friars Minor Capuchin
69.7ResignedGiovanni Salonia, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop-Elect of ButhrotumPriest of Order of Friars Minor Capuchin
28 Apr45.0SucceededBertrand Guy Richard Appora-Ngalanibé, O.P.Bishop of Bambari, Central African Republic
65.1Ordained BishopLouis Frederick KihnemanBishop of Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
68.8DiedEdouard MathosBishop of Bambari, Central African Republic
29 Apr90.3DiedDiego Natale BonaBishop Emeritus of Saluzzo, Italy
48.5Ordained BishopRudolf NyandoroBishop of Gokwe, Zimbabwe
47.6Ordained BishopCristián Carlos Roncagliolo PachecoTitular Bishop of HospitaAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Chile
30 Apr60.7Ordained BishopAntoine Henry Pierre Marie HérouardTitular Bishop of MaillezaisAuxiliary Bishop of Lille, France
44.6AppointedVitaliy Krivitskiy, S.D.B.Bishop of Kyiv-Zhytomyr, UkraineBishop-Elect
2 May63.9AppointedJohn Do Van NganAuxiliary Bishop of Xuân Lộc, Viet NamAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
63.9AppointedJohn Do Van NganTitular Bishop of BulelianaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Xuân Lộc, Viet Nam
80.8DiedGeorge Hugh NiederauerArchbishop Emeritus of San Francisco, California, USA
55.6Ordained BishopMark Steven RivitusoTitular Bishop of TuruziAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
74.8DiedBarry Alexander Anthony Wood, O.M.I. †Auxiliary Bishop of Durban, South Africa
3 May54.5Ordained BishopTimothy James HarrisBishop of Townsville, Australia
4 May51.4AppointedEdgar Aristizábal QuinteroBishop of Yopal, Colombia
5 May79.0DiedAmancio Escapa Aparicio, O.C.D. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
6 May77.3DiedYoussef Anis Abi-Aad, Ist. del Prado †Archbishop Emeritus of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Maronite), Syria
61.9AppointedArturo AielloBishop of Avellino, Italy
59.7InstalledGiovanni ChecchinatoBishop of San Severo, Italy
74.1AppointedJean-Clément JeanbartAdministrator of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), SyriaArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Melkite Greek), Syria
83.3RetiredGrégoire III (Loutfi) Laham, B.S.Patriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), SyriaPatriarch Emeritus
83.3RetiredGrégoire III (Loutfi) Laham, B.S.Bishop of Damas (Melkite Greek), SyriaPatriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), Syria
75.3RetiredThomas Nguyên Văn TrâmBishop of Bà Rịa, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
65.3SucceededEmmanuel Nguyên Hong SonBishop of Bà Rịa, Viet Nam
48.2Ordained BishopOrlando Olave VillanobaBishop of Tumaco, Colombia
63.6AppointedFrancisco Montecillo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to QatarApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
56.4Ordained BishopGian Carlo PeregoArchbishop of Ferrara-Comacchio, Italy
7 May85.7DiedThomas A. WhiteApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Fiji, Pacific (Oceania)
9 May84.1DiedBrian James Barnes, O.F.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
10 May58.6AppointedJacy Diniz RochaBishop of São Luíz de Cáceres, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop-Elect
51.9AppointedAndré Vital Félix da Silva, S.C.I.Bishop of Limoeiro do Norte, Ceara, BrazilBishop-Elect
76.3RetiredJosé Haring, O.F.M.Bishop of Limoeiro do Norte, Ceara, BrazilBishop Emeritus
50.9AppointedLuiz Antônio Lopes RicciAuxiliary Bishop of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
50.9AppointedLuiz Antônio Lopes RicciTitular Bishop of TyndarisAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
11 May51.1AppointedPierre-Antoine BozoBishop of Limoges, FranceBishop-Elect
13 May54.4AppointedMichael Wallace BanachApostolic Nuncio to MauritaniaApostolic Nuncio to Sénégal
73.6InstalledPatrick D’Rozario, C.S.C.Cardinal-Priest of Nostra Signora del Santissimo Sacramento e Santi Martiri CanadesiCardinal, Archbishop of Dhaka, Bangladesh
59.9CeasedEmmanuel Kofi Fianu, S.V.D.Apostolic Administrator of Keta-Akatsi, GhanaBishop of Ho, Ghana
39.0AppointedEduard Kava, O.F.M. Conv.Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv, UkraineAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
39.0AppointedEduard Kava, O.F.M. Conv.Titular Bishop of CilibiaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Lviv, Ukraine
55.6Ordained BishopJohn Kim Son-TaeBishop of Jeonju {Chonju, Jeon Ju}, Korea (South)
61.1InstalledGabriel Edoe Kumordji, S.V.D.Bishop of Keta-Akatsi, Ghana
60.6Ordained BishopLawrence Sydney NicasioBishop of Belize City-Belmopan, Belize, Antilles
60.4AppointedJude Thaddeus OkoloApostolic Nuncio to Ireland
71.6ResignedValentin Pozaić, S.J.Auxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, CroatiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
50.3Ordained BishopMario Enrique Quirós QuirósBishop of Cartago, Costa Rica
60.7Ordained BishopLászló VargaBishop of Kaposvár, Hungary
14 May81.2InstalledRenato CortiCardinal-Priest of San Giovanni a Porta LatinaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy
15 May76.2RetiredJustin Joseph BianchiniBishop of Geraldton, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
89.6DiedThomas Vose DailyBishop Emeritus of Brooklyn, New York, USA
64.6AppointedMichael Henry MorrisseyBishop of Geraldton, AustraliaBishop-Elect
56.4AppointedBernard Edward Shlesinger IIIAuxiliary Bishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USAAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
56.4AppointedBernard Edward Shlesinger IIITitular Bishop of NaieraAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
16 May90.7DiedEmilio Lorenzo StehleBishop Emeritus of Santo Domingo de los Colorados, Ecuador
18 May57.9AppointedJorge Eduardo ScheinigAuxiliary Bishop of Mercedes-Luján, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
57.9AppointedJorge Eduardo ScheinigTitular Bishop of ItaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Mercedes-Luján, Argentina
19 May64.9InstalledEnrique Díaz DíazBishop of Irapuato, Guanajuato, México
100.1DiedHubertus Cornelis Antonius ErnstBishop Emeritus of Breda, Netherlands
53.6Ordained BishopRobertus RubiyatmokoArchbishop of Semarang, Indonesia
20 May48.1Ordained BishopCalixto Paulino Esono Abaga ObonoBishop of Evinayong, Equatorial Guinea
52.3AppointedFabio Dal CinPrelate of Loreto, Italy
48.2Ordained BishopJuan Domingo-Beka Esono Ayang, C.M.F.Bishop of Mongomo, Equatorial Guinea
77.6RetiredCamilo Diaz GregorioPrelate of Batanes, PhilippinesPrelate Emeritus
68.5Ordained BishopJohn Gordon MacWilliam, M. Afr.Bishop of Laghouat, Algeria
82.5DiedMiguel Mykycej, F.D.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires (Ukrainian), Argentina
88.7DiedWilliam Clifford NewmanAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
47.8Ordained BishopMiguel Angel Nguema Bee, S.D.B.Bishop of Ebebiyin, Equatorial Guinea
48.3InstalledOrlando Olave VillanobaBishop of Tumaco, Colombia
62.8InstalledManoel Delson Pedreira da Cruz, O.F.M. Cap.Archbishop of Paraíba, Brazil
52.4AppointedAndrzej PrzybylskiAuxiliary Bishop of Częstochowa, PolandAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
52.4AppointedAndrzej PrzybylskiTitular Bishop of Hortanum (Horta)Auxiliary Bishop-Elect of Częstochowa, Poland
78.0RetiredPeter RemigiusBishop of Kottar, IndiaBishop Emeritus
79.1CeasedGenival Saraiva de FrançaApostolic Administrator of Paraíba, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Palmares, Pernambuco, Brazil
54.1AppointedNazarene SoosaiBishop of Kottar, IndiaBishop-Elect
75.4RetiredGiovanni TonucciPrelate of Loreto, ItalyPrelate Emeritus
54.9AppointedDanilo B. UlepPrelate of Batanes, Philippines
21 May48.1InstalledCalixto Paulino Esono Abaga ObonoBishop of Evinayong, Equatorial Guinea
23 May78.5DiedOlivier Jean-Marie Michel de Berranger, Ist. del Prado †Bishop Emeritus of Saint-Denis, France
The future events listed below have been publicly announced, but are subject to change.
27 May46.5Ordained BishopVicente de Paula Ferreira, C.SS.R.Titular Bishop of Castra NovaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
52.3Ordained BishopAndrzej JózwowiczTitular Archbishop of LauriacumApostolic Nuncio to Rwanda
28 May46.7Ordained BishopMartin DavidTitular Bishop of Thucca in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Ostrava-Opava, Czech Republic
48.8Ordained BishopMatthäus KarrerTitular Bishop of TunnunaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, Germany
59.7Ordained BishopOscar Nkolo Kanowa, C.I.C.M.Bishop of Mweka, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop-Elect
60.4Ordained BishopHéctor Luis Zordán, M.SS.CC.Bishop of Gualeguaychú, ArgentinaBishop-Elect
31 May55.1Ordained BishopDaniel Henry MueggenborgTitular Bishop of TulliaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Seattle, Washington, USA
61.8Ordained BishopDominic Nguyên Van ManhCoadjutor Bishop of Ðà Lạt, Viet NamCoadjutor Bishop-Elect
1 Jun63.9Ordained BishopJohn Do Van NganTitular Bishop of BulelianaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Xuân Lộc, Viet Nam
3 Jun56.5InstalledGian Carlo PeregoArchbishop of Ferrara-Comacchio, Italy
52.5Ordained BishopCornelis Franciscus Maria van den HoutBishop of Groningen-Leeuwarden, NetherlandsBishop-Elect
4 Jun48.3Ordained BishopCarlos Rômulo Gonçalves e SilvaCoadjutor Bishop of Montenegro, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilCoadjutor Bishop-Elect
5 Jun58.2Ordained BishopSteven Robert BieglerBishop of Cheyenne, Wyoming, USABishop-Elect
8 Jun55.0Ordained BishopJohn Patrick DolanTitular Bishop of Uchi MaiusAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of San Diego, California, USA
9 Jun48.3InstalledCarlos Rômulo Gonçalves e SilvaCoadjutor Bishop of Montenegro, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilCoadjutor Bishop-Elect
10 Jun55.1Ordained BishopEdivalter AndradeBishop of Floriano, Piaui, BrazilBishop-Elect
52.7Ordained BishopSantiago De Wit GuzmánTitular Archbishop of GabalaApostolic Nuncio to Central African Republic
60.3Ordained BishopTadeusz Wojda, S.A.C.Archbishop of Białystok, PolandArchbishop-Elect
11 Jun51.7Ordained BishopXavier Malle, Comm. l'Emm.Bishop of Gap (-Embrun), FranceBishop-Elect
14 Jun59.3Ordained BishopKenneth Michael HowellTitular Bishop of ThamugadiAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Brisbane, Australia
17 Jun54.0InstalledAnthony MuheriaArchbishop of Nyeri, Kenya
21 Jun39.1Ordained BishopEduard Kava, O.F.M. Conv.Titular Bishop of CilibiaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Lviv, Ukraine
22 Jun60.1Ordained BishopThomas Robert ZinkulaBishop of Davenport, Iowa, USABishop-Elect
24 Jun55.1InstalledEdivalter AndradeBishop of Floriano, Piaui, BrazilBishop-Elect
44.8Ordained BishopVitaliy Krivitskiy, S.D.B.Bishop of Kyiv-Zhytomyr, UkraineBishop-Elect
52.5Ordained BishopAndrzej PrzybylskiTitular Bishop of Hortanum (Horta)Auxiliary Bishop-Elect of Częstochowa, Poland
64.2Ordained BishopJosé Luis Retana GozaloBishop of Plasencia, SpainBishop-Elect
25 Jun58.0Ordained BishopBruno Elizeu VersariCoadjutor Bishop of Campo Mourão, Parana, BrazilCoadjutor Bishop-Elect
28 Jun67.7Elevated to CardinalAnders Arborelius, O.C.D.Bishop of Stockholm, Sweden
73.2Elevated to CardinalLouis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, I.V.D.Vicar Apostolic of Paksé, Laos
64.8Ordained BishopMichael Henry MorrisseyBishop of Geraldton, AustraliaBishop-Elect
71.1Elevated to CardinalJuan José Omella OmellaArchbishop of Barcelona, Spain
74.8Elevated to CardinalJosé Gregorio Rosa ChávezAuxiliary Bishop of San Salvador, El Salvador
73.5Elevated to CardinalJean ZerboArchbishop of Bamako, Mali
29 Jun49.4InstalledVenedykt (Valery) Aleksiychuk, M.S.U.Bishop of Saint Nicholas of Chicago (Ukrainian), Illinois, USA
54.2Ordained BishopNazarene SoosaiBishop of Kottar, IndiaBishop-Elect
30 Jun62.1InstalledArturo AielloBishop of Avellino, Italy
58.4InstalledSantiago OliveraBishop of Argentina, Military
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