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The Year of Our Lord 2017

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Mar64.6DiedJoseph Vu Duy ThôngBishop of Phan Thiết, Viet Nam
2 Mar48.5AppointedMatthäus KarrerAuxiliary Bishop of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, Germany
48.5AppointedMatthäus KarrerTitular Bishop of TunnunaAuxiliary Bishop of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, Germany
70.7ResignedJohannes KreidlerAuxiliary Bishop of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
4 Mar69.9ResignedJohn Ha Tiong HockArchbishop of Kuching, MalaysiaArchbishop Emeritus
53.8AppointedSimon Peter Poh Hoon SengArchbishop of Kuching, Malaysia
50.1AppointedMario Enrique Quirós QuirósBishop of Cartago, Costa Rica
76.4RetiredJosé Francisco Ulloa RojasBishop of Cartago, Costa RicaBishop Emeritus
6 Mar76.3DiedRudolf Deng MajakBishop of Wau, South Sudan
84.6DiedJames Michael MoynihanBishop Emeritus of Syracuse, New York, USA
7 Mar55.4AppointedMark Steven RivitusoAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
55.4AppointedMark Steven RivitusoTitular Bishop of TuruziAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
87.3DiedTadeusz RybakBishop Emeritus of Legnica, Poland
63.4InstalledOscar Azarcon SolisBishop of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
8 Mar69.3AppointedRoy Edward Campbell, Jr.Auxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
69.3AppointedRoy Edward Campbell, Jr.Titular Bishop of UcresAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
46.3AppointedVicente de Paula Ferreira, C.SS.R.Auxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
46.3AppointedVicente de Paula Ferreira, C.SS.R.Titular Bishop of Castra NovaAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
62.6AppointedManoel Delson Pedreira da Cruz, O.F.M. Cap.Archbishop of Paraíba, Brazil
9 Mar57.4AppointedCharles John BrownApostolic Nuncio to Albania
63.9AppointedJosé Luis Retana GozaloBishop of Plasencia, Spain
10 Mar56.5AppointedDaniel Joseph MiehmBishop of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
11 Mar54.9Ordained BishopJosé Antonio Canales MotiñoBishop of Danlí, Honduras
64.7AppointedEnrique Díaz DíazBishop of Irapuato, Guanajuato, México
53.1Ordained BishopAbilio Martínez VareaBishop of Osma-Soria, Spain
75.5RetiredJosé de Jesús Martínez ZepedaBishop of Irapuato, Guanajuato, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
12 Mar94.8DiedLuigi BarbaritoApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
85.4DiedJacques Louis Marie Joseph FiheyBishop Emeritus of Coutances (-Avranches), France
13 Mar89.8DiedEamon CaseyBishop Emeritus of Galway and Kilmacduagh, Ireland
14 Mar55.4AppointedJohn Kim Son-TaeBishop of Jeonju {Chonju, Jeon Ju}, Korea (South)
75.1AppointedThomas Nguyên Văn TrâmApostolic Administrator of Phan Thiết, Viet NamBishop Emeritus of Bà Rịa, Viet Nam
76.0RetiredVincent Ri Pyung-hoBishop of Jeonju {Chonju, Jeon Ju}, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
16 Mar57.9AppointedSteven Robert BieglerBishop of Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
60.9AppointedGabriel Edoe Kumordji, S.V.D.Bishop of Keta-Akatsi, Ghana
68.3AppointedJohn Gordon MacWilliam, M. Afr.Bishop of Laghouat, Algeria
76.3RetiredClaude Jean Narcisse Rault, M. Afr.Bishop of Laghouat, AlgeriaBishop Emeritus
17 Mar58.4Ordained BishopJeffrey Robert HainesTitular Bishop of ThagamutaAuxiliary Bishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
75.1RetiredCarlo MazzaBishop of Fidenza, ItalyBishop Emeritus
59.9Ordained BishopJames Thomas (Ty) SchuermanTitular Bishop of GirbaAuxiliary Bishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
61.2AppointedOvidio VezzoliBishop of Fidenza, Italy
18 Mar56.3Ordained BishopOtacilio Francisco Ferreira de LacerdaTitular Bishop of TulanaAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
51.2InstalledGiovanni IntiniBishop of Tricarico, Italy
52.1AppointedAndrzej JózwowiczApostolic Nuncio to Rwanda
52.1AppointedAndrzej JózwowiczTitular Archbishop of LauriacumApostolic Nuncio to Rwanda
48.1AppointedOrlando Olave VillanobaBishop of Tumaco, Colombia
53.4AppointedRobertus RubiyatmokoArchbishop of Semarang, Indonesia
84.8DiedMiloslav VlkCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
19 Mar64.2InstalledArgemiro de Azevedo, C.M.F.Bishop of Assis, Sao Paulo, Brazil
59.5Ordained BishopDaniele GianottiBishop of Crema, Italy
82.2DiedJohn Jeremiah McRaithBishop Emeritus of Owensboro, Kentucky, USA
20 Mar66.7Ordained BishopMichael Joseph BouletteTitular Bishop of HieronAuxiliary Bishop of San Antonio, Texas, USA
53.9InstalledSimon Peter Poh Hoon SengArchbishop of Kuching, Malaysia
51.8Ordained BishopEdilson Soares NobreBishop of Oeiras, Piaui, Brazil
21 Mar52.5AppointedSantiago De Wit GuzmánApostolic Nuncio to Central African Republic
52.5AppointedSantiago De Wit GuzmánTitular Archbishop of GabalaApostolic Nuncio to Central African Republic
68.8ResignedRómulo Emiliani Sánchez, C.M.F.Auxiliary Bishop of San Pedro Sula, HondurasAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
65.4InstalledFrancisco Ozoria AcostaBishop of Dominican Republic, MilitaryArchbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
22 Mar48.1AppointedCarlos Rômulo Gonçalves e SilvaCoadjutor Bishop of Montenegro, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop
62.2Ordained BishopSamuel Oton Sidin, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Sintang, Indonesia
23 Mar86.0DiedWilliam Henry KeelerCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
47.5AppointedCristián Carlos Roncagliolo PachecoAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Chile
47.5AppointedCristián Carlos Roncagliolo PachecoTitular Bishop of HospitaAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Chile
25 Mar44.9Ordained BishopBertrand Guy Richard Appora-Ngalanibé, O.P.Coadjutor Bishop of Bambari, Central African RepublicBishop
76.0RetiredBéla BalásBishop of Kaposvár, HungaryBishop Emeritus
46.5Ordained BishopPedro Centeno Baquero, S.D.B.Bishop of Kerema, Papua New Guinea
45.6Ordained BishopMichael Miabesue BibiTitular Bishop of AmudarsaAuxiliary Bishop of Bamenda, Cameroon
48.6Ordained BishopCristiano BodoBishop of Saluzzo, Italy
69.7InstalledJosef De KeselCardinal-Priest of Santi Giovanni e PaoloCardinal, Archbishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
45.7Ordained BishopGeovane Luís da SilvaTitular Bishop of Mons in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
52.5AppointedSantiago De Wit GuzmánApostolic Nuncio to ChadApostolic Nuncio to Central African Republic
66.4Ordained BishopHorst EberleinTitular Bishop of TisediAuxiliary Bishop of Hamburg, Germany
88.8DiedMarcelo Pinto CarvalheiraArchbishop Emeritus of Paraíba, Brazil
60.6AppointedLászló VargaBishop of Kaposvár, Hungary
71.2InstalledMario ZenariCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria delle Grazie alle Fornaci fuori Porta CavalleggeriCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio to Syria
26 Mar53.5InstalledPedro Collar NogueraBishop of San Juan Bautista de las Misiones, Paraguay
28 Mar59.1AppointedKenneth Michael HowellAuxiliary Bishop of Brisbane, Australia
59.1AppointedKenneth Michael HowellTitular Bishop of ThamugadiAuxiliary Bishop of Brisbane, Australia
58.2AppointedSantiago OliveraBishop of Argentina, Military
75.0RetiredJoseph John Oudeman, O.F.M. Cap.Auxiliary Bishop of Brisbane, AustraliaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
60.3AppointedHéctor Luis Zordán, M.SS.CC.Bishop of Gualeguaychú, Argentina
29 Mar54.9AppointedEdivalter AndradeBishop of Floriano, Piaui, Brazil
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, Netherlands
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, USA
54.9AppointedDaniel Henry MueggenborgTitular Bishop of TulliaAuxiliary Bishop of Seattle, Washington, USA
7 Apr46.6AppointedMartin DavidAuxiliary Bishop of Ostrava-Opava, Czech Republic
46.6AppointedMartin DavidTitular Bishop of Thucca in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop 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 Maurice Henri Malle, Comm. l'Emm.Bishop of Gap (-Embrun), France
76.7RetiredWoldeghiorghis MatheosVicar Apostolic of Hosanna, EthiopiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
46.6AppointedNoel Seyoum FransuaVicar Apostolic of Hosanna, Ethiopia
46.6AppointedNoel Seyoum FransuaTitular Bishop of EminentianaVicar Apostolic of Hosanna, Ethiopia
61.6AppointedDominic Nguyên Van ManhCoadjutor Bishop of Ðà Lạt, Viet Nam
9 Apr64.6AppointedDonatus Edet AkpanBishop of Ogoja, Nigeria
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, Indonesia
77.0RetiredJoseph Theodorus Suwatan, M.S.C.Bishop of Manado, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
60.2AppointedTadeusz Wojda, S.A.C.Archbishop of Białystok, Poland
13 Apr75.1RetiredRoman Adam MarcinkowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Płock, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
90.8DiedGeorges RolBishop Emeritus of Angoulême, France
18 Apr50.0AppointedPeter KohlgrafBishop of Mainz, Germany
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, USA
54.8AppointedJohn Patrick DolanTitular Bishop of Uchi MaiusAuxiliary Bishop 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, Brazil
60.0AppointedThomas Robert ZinkulaBishop of Davenport, Iowa, USA
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), LithuaniaBishop
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, Germany
54.1AppointedRolf LohmannTitular Bishop of GorAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
53.6AppointedPaul Lontsié-KeunéBishop of Yokadouma, Cameroon
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, Ukraine
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