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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Aug63.5CeasedIsaac Circuncisión Martínez Chuquizana, M.S.A.Superior General of Clerical Society of the Missionaries of the Holy ApostlesBishop of Cajamarca, Peru
1 Aug75.2RetiredMichel Marie Jacques Dubost, C.I.M.Bishop of Evry-Corbeil-Essonnes, FranceBishop Emeritus
62.0AppointedMichel Armand Alexis Jean PansardBishop of Evry-Corbeil-Essonnes, France
67.6AppointedAndrés Stanovnik, O.F.M. Cap.Apostolic Administrator of Orán, ArgentinaArchbishop of Corrientes, Argentina
78.0RetiredJohn Tong HonBishop of Hong Kong [Xianggang], ChinaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
70.6SucceededMichael Yeung Ming-cheungBishop of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
53.4ResignedGustavo Óscar ZanchettaBishop of Orán, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
2 Aug57.3AppointedHugo Ricardo ArayaBishop of Cruz del Eje, Argentina
68.4ResignedFrancisco Focardi Mazzocchi, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Camiri, BoliviaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
65.8AppointedJesús Galeote Tormo, O.F.M.Apostolic Administrator of Camiri, BoliviaVicar Apostolic
48.1AppointedJosé Adalberto Jiménez Mendoza, O.F.M. Cap.Vicar Apostolic of Aguarico, Ecuador
48.1AppointedJosé Adalberto Jiménez Mendoza, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of UbabaVicar Apostolic of Aguarico, Ecuador
75.7RetiredJesús Esteban Sádaba Pérez, O.F.M. Cap.Vicar Apostolic of Aguarico, EcuadorVicar Apostolic Emeritus
3 Aug100.3DiedGiovanni BenedettiBishop Emeritus of Foligno, Italy
75.2RetiredVirginio Domingo Bressanelli, S.C.I.Bishop of Neuquén, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
60.8AppointedFernando Martín CroxattoBishop of Neuquén, Argentina
4 Aug77.0DiedRaffaele CalabroBishop Emeritus of Andria, Italy
52.8AppointedCiro FanelliBishop of Melfi-Rapolla-Venosa, Italy
5 Aug66.0AppointedJean-Pierre BassèneApostolic Administrator of Tambacounda, SenegalBishop of Kolda, Senegal
70.8ResignedJean-Noël DioufBishop of Tambacounda, SenegalBishop Emeritus
59.0AppointedGeevarghese Makarios KalayilBishop of Puthur (Syro-Malankara), India
58.3AppointedYoohanon Theodosius KochuthundilCurial Bishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankara), IndiaBishop of Muvattupuzha (Syro-Malankara), India
58.3AppointedYoohanon Theodosius KochuthundilTitular Bishop of Thuburbo MaiusBishop of Muvattupuzha (Syro-Malankara), India
56.1AppointedThomas Eusebios NaickamparampilBishop of Parassala (Syro-Malankara), India
83.3DiedDionigi TettamanziCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Milano {Milan}, Italy
65.2AppointedPhilippos Stephanos ThottathilBishop of Saint Mary, Queen of Peace (Syro-Malankara), USA
70.6InstalledMichael Yeung Ming-cheungBishop of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
6 Aug64.4Ordained BishopAlexander Aloysius (Alan) McGuckian, S.J.Bishop of Raphoe, IrelandBishop of Down and Connor, Ireland
8 Aug70.5DiedJulio César Bonino BoninoBishop of Tacuarembó, Uruguay
41.8AppointedAndriy RabiyAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USAAuxiliary Bishop of Winnipeg (Ukrainian), Manitoba, Canada
41.8AppointedAndriy RabiyTitular Bishop of GermanicianaAuxiliary Bishop of Winnipeg (Ukrainian), Manitoba, Canada
9 Aug60.7AppointedEmmanuel Hanna Shaleta (Challita)Bishop of Saint Peter the Apostle of San Diego (Chaldean), USA
47.2AppointedFrank Yohana KalabatApostolic Administrator of Mar Addai of Toronto (Chaldean), CanadaBishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Detroit (Chaldean), USA
68.0AppointedFranklyn (Frank) Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D.Apostolic Administrator of Gaborone, BotswanaBishop
50.7ResignedValentine Tsamma SeaneBishop of Gaborone, BotswanaBishop Emeritus
80.1DiedRobert Joseph ShaheenBishop Emeritus of Our Lady of Lebanon of Los Angeles (Maronite), California, USA
10 Aug58.0AppointedSebastião Mascarenhas, S.F.X.Superior General of Society of the Missionaries of Saint Francis XavierBishop of Baroda, India
11 Aug83.3DiedLuiz Vicente Bernetti, O.A.D. †Bishop Emeritus of Apucarana, Parana, Brazil
12 Aug55.0AppointedMirosław AdamczykApostolic Nuncio to PanamaApostolic Nuncio to Argentina
67.7AppointedPaul Tschang In-NamApostolic Nuncio to MyanmarApostolic Nuncio to Netherlands
13 Aug92.7DiedSavino Bernardo Maria Cazzaro Bertollo, O.S.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Puerto Montt, Chile
91.6DiedSylvester Li Jiantang (Liu Jiantang)Bishop Emeritus of Taiyuan [Taiyüan], China
14 Aug86.6DiedPaul Xie Ting ZheBishop of Xinjiang-Urumqi [Sinkiang], China
15 Aug54.4Ordained BishopPius Moon Chang-wooCoadjutor Bishop of Cheju, Korea (South)Bishop of Jeju, Korea (South)
56.9Ordained BishopReinhold NannPrelate of Caravelí, PeruPrelate Emeritus
17 Aug51.2Ordained BishopHilary Nanman Dachelem, C.M.F.Bishop of Bauchi, Nigeria
75.3DiedFrancis Xavier DiLorenzoBishop of Richmond, Virginia, USA
66.5Ordained BishopJob Koo Yobi, Ist. del PradoTitular Bishop of SfasferiaAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul, Korea (South)
18 Aug88.3DiedMichele Di Simone, C.P. †Prefect Emeritus of Sekadau, Indonesia
65.2Ordained BishopEnrique Alberto Martínez OssolaTitular Bishop of AquipendiumAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago del Estero, Argentina
19 Aug73.9DiedMario Roberto CassariApostolic Nuncio
54.4Ordained BishopAmilton Manoel da Silva, C.P.Titular Bishop of TusurosBishop of Guarapuava, Parana, Brazil
22 Aug88.5DiedNestor AssogbaArchbishop Emeritus of Cotonou, Benin
92.5DiedMatthew Kia Yen-wenArchbishop Emeritus of Taipei, Taiwan
56.9InstalledReinhold NannPrelate of Caravelí, PeruPrelate Emeritus
50.1Ordained BishopWilliam Albert Wack, C.S.C.Bishop of Pensacola-Tallahassee, Florida, USA
23 Aug54.3AppointedCarlos Alberto SánchezArchbishop of Tucumán, Argentina
24 Aug75.0RetiredBarthélemy AdoukonouSecretary of the Pontifical Council for CultureSecretary Emeritus
66.0AppointedGhaleb Moussa Abdalla BaderApostolic Nuncio to Dominican RepublicApostolic Nuncio
66.0AppointedGhaleb Moussa Abdalla BaderApostolic Delegate to Puerto RicoApostolic Nuncio
25 Aug57.3AppointedLouis Nguyên Anh TuanAuxiliary Bishop of Thành-Phô Hồ Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville), Viet NamBishop of Hà Tĩnh, Viet Nam
57.3AppointedLouis Nguyên Anh TuanTitular Bishop of CatrumBishop of Hà Tĩnh, Viet Nam
62.3AppointedJoseph Trân Văn ToànCoadjutor Bishop of Long Xuyên, Viet NamBishop
26 Aug68.4Ordained BishopRamón Benito Ángeles FernándezTitular Bishop of FebianaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
57.5Ordained BishopFaustino Burgos Brisman, C.M.Titular Bishop of BararusAuxiliary Bishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
51.4Ordained BishopJesús Castro MarteTitular Bishop of GiufiBishop of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey, Dominican Republic
49.5Ordained BishopFrancisco de Assis Gabriel dos Santos, C.SS.R.Bishop of Campo Maior, Piaui, Brazil
60.7InstalledIgnacio Francisco Ducasse MedinaArchbishop of Antofagasta, Chile
64.5AppointedGonzalo Espina PeruyeroApostolic Administrator of Valdivia, ChilePriest of Oviedo, Spain
48.9Ordained BishopGabriel Antonio MestreBishop of Mar del Plata, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus of La Plata, Argentina
48.0Ordained BishopFrancisco Cota de OliveiraTitular Bishop of FiorentinoBishop of Sete Lagoas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
27 Aug50.4Ordained BishopPeter KohlgrafBishop of Mainz, Germany
89.6DiedMaurice Rigobert Marie-SainteArchbishop Emeritus of Fort-de-France (e Saint Pierre), Martinique, Antilles
98.4DiedJosé Maria PiresArchbishop Emeritus of Paraíba, Brazil
28 Aug75.2RetiredGiuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Nuncio to IsraelApostolic Nuncio
75.2RetiredGiuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and PalestineApostolic Nuncio
75.2RetiredGiuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Nuncio to CyprusApostolic Nuncio
29 Aug60.7InstalledEmmanuel Hanna Shaleta (Challita)Bishop of Saint Peter the Apostle of San Diego (Chaldean), USA
54.3AppointedAnthony James Corcoran, S.J.Apostolic Administrator of Kyrgyzstan
75.2RetiredJanez Mihelčič, S.J.Apostolic Administrator of KyrgyzstanApostolic Administrator Emeritus
74.3CeasedShlemon WarduniApostolic Administrator of Saint Peter the Apostle of San Diego (Chaldean), USACurial Bishop Emeritus of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
58.7InstalledLuis Rafael Zarama PasqualettoBishop of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
30 Aug66.3Ordained BishopJulio César Salcedo Aquino, M.J.Bishop of Tlaxcala, México
31 Aug56.1Ordained BishopAlfred Andrew SchlertBishop of Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
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