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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Dec75.4RetiredAlberto Bottari de CastelloApostolic Nuncio to HungaryApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
2 Dec59.1InstalledDulcênio Fontes de MatosBishop of Campina Grande, Paraiba, Brazil
78.1RetiredArmando Umberto Gianni, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Bouar, Central African RepublicBishop Emeritus
52.9Ordained BishopHermann Glettler, Comm. l'Emm.Bishop of Innsbruck, Austria
54.0AppointedMirosław GucwaBishop of Bouar, Central African Republic
54.4InstalledRocco PennacchioArchbishop of Fermo, Italy
66.4InstalledMichele SecciaArchbishop of Lecce, Italy
75.0RetiredFranciscus Jozef Maria WiertzBishop of Roermond, NetherlandsBishop Emeritus
3 Dec49.2Ordained BishopLuciano Paolucci BediniBishop of Gubbio, Italy
4 Dec48.2AppointedMario Alberto Avilés Campos, C.O.Auxiliary Bishop of Brownsville, Texas, USA
48.2AppointedMario Alberto Avilés Campos, C.O.Titular Bishop of CataquasAuxiliary Bishop of Brownsville, Texas, USA
5 Dec64.6DiedElenito de los Reyes GalidoBishop of Iligan, Philippines
55.4AppointedBarry Christopher KnestoutBishop of Richmond, Virginia, USA
46.2AppointedMarcelo Julián MargniAuxiliary Bishop of Quilmes, Argentina
46.2AppointedMarcelo Julián MargniTitular Bishop of StephaniacumAuxiliary Bishop of Quilmes, Argentina
50.5AppointedPaul Martin, S.M.Bishop of Christchurch, New Zealand
6 Dec68.2InstalledAnders Arborelius, O.C.D.Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria degli AngeliCardinal, Bishop of Stockholm, Sweden
48.1AppointedSevero Cagátan CaérmareApostolic Administrator of Iligan, PhilippinesBishop of Dipolog, Philippines
75.0RetiredFrancisco Javier Del Valle ParedesBishop of Campo Mourão, Parana, BrazilBishop Emeritus
76.9DiedDominic Dinh Mai LuongAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Orange in California, USA
58.5SucceededBruno Elizeu VersariBishop of Campo Mourão, Parana, Brazil
7 Dec67.9AppointedCarlos Aguiar RetesCardinal, Archbishop of México, Federal District
55.7AppointedJames Raphael AnaparambilCoadjutor Bishop of Alleppey, India
66.7AppointedMichel Christian Alain AupetitArchbishop of Paris, France
65.2Ordained BishopGiacomo CirulliBishop of Teano-Calvi, Italy
56.4AppointedFabio Reynaldo Colindres AbarcaBishop of San Miguel, El Salvador
61.9Ordained BishopEnrique Esteban DelgadoTitular Bishop of Aquae Novae in ProconsulariAuxiliary Bishop of Miami, Florida, USA
75.5RetiredNorberto Rivera CarreraArchbishop of México, Federal DistrictCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
75.0RetiredAndré Armand Vingt-TroisArchbishop of Paris, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
89.9DiedMatthias Yu ChengxinBishop Emeritus of Hanzhong [Hanchung], China
8 Dec52.2AppointedJoseph ArshadArchbishop (Personal Title) of Islamabad-Rawalpindi, PakistanBishop
62.3AppointedVladimír Fekete, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of MunicipaPrefect of Azerbaijan
66.2DiedCarlos María FranziniArchbishop of Mendoza, Argentina
54.5AppointedPierre GoudreaultBishop of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Québec, Canada
75.0RetiredHenryk Hoser, S.A.C.Bishop of Warszawa-Praga, PolandBishop Emeritus
62.8SucceededRomuald KamińskiBishop of Warszawa-Praga, Poland
62.3InstalledEgidio MiragoliBishop of Mondovi, Italy
76.1RetiredYvon-Joseph Moreau, O.C.S.O.Bishop of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
9 Dec63.5AppointedWayne Francis Berndt, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Naha, Japan
60.8Ordained BishopAndrzej KaletaTitular Bishop of MaxitaAuxiliary Bishop of Kielce, Poland
76.7RetiredBerard Toshio Oshikawa, O.F.M. Conv.Bishop of Naha, JapanBishop Emeritus
60.5InstalledPablo Emiro Salas AntelizArchbishop of Barranquilla, Colombia
10 Dec94.9DiedAntonio Riboldi, I.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Acerra, Italy
48.9InstalledWiesław ŚmigielBishop of Toruń, Poland
11 Dec49.3AppointedDante Gustavo Braida LorenzónApostolic Administrator of Mendoza, ArgentinaBishop of La Rioja, Argentina
71.5AppointedBrendan KellyBishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh, Ireland
75.0RetiredJohn Baptist Tseng Chien-tsiAuxiliary Bishop of Hwalien, TaiwanAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
12 Dec93.2DiedAlphonsus Liguori PenneyArchbishop Emeritus of Saint John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
13 Dec90.5DiedJohn Joseph GerryAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Brisbane, Australia
87.2DiedAndré Haddad, B.S. †Archbishop Emeritus of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
59.3AppointedCelso Antônio MarchioriBishop of São José dos Pinhais, Parana, Brazil
15 Dec50.8AppointedJon Paul Christian Hansen, C.SS.R.Bishop of Mackenzie-Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada
72.5ResignedChristie Albert MacalusoAuxiliary Bishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
54.4InstalledJoseph Mark SiegelBishop of Evansville, Indiana, USA
16 Dec55.2Ordained BishopJosé Altevir da Silva, C.S.Sp.Bishop of Cametá, Para, Brazil
44.5Ordained BishopGustavo Oscar CarraraTitular Bishop of ThasbaltaAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
53.1Ordained BishopGiovanni Pietro Dal TosoTitular Archbishop of ForatianaOfficial of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
59.1AppointedTarcisio Isao Kikuchi, S.V.D.Apostolic Administrator of Niigata, JapanArchbishop of Tōkyō, Japan
59.1InstalledTarcisio Isao Kikuchi, S.V.D.Archbishop of Tōkyō, Japan
73.6AppointedLouis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, I.V.D.Cardinal, Vicar Apostolic of Vientiane, Laos
62.6InstalledAloísio Jorge Pena VitralBishop of Sete Lagoas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
44.6Ordained BishopDarius TrijonisTitular Bishop of FissianaAuxiliary Bishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
17 Dec79.3CeasedBernard Louis Marie CharrierApostolic Administrator of Aire et Dax, FranceBishop Emeritus of Tulle, France
53.4Ordained BishopAldemiro Sena dos SantosBishop of Guarabira, Paraiba, Brazil
59.3InstalledNicolas Jean-Marie SouchuBishop of Aire et Dax, France
18 Dec84.9DiedGeorge Yod Phimphisan, C.SS.R. †Bishop Emeritus of Udon Thani, Thailand
19 Dec64.6Ordained BishopThomas Thanh Thai NguyenTitular Bishop of AcalissusAuxiliary Bishop of Orange in California, USA
53.8AppointedGustavo Óscar ZanchettaOfficial of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic SeeBishop Emeritus of Orán, Argentina
20 Dec86.1DiedBernard Francis LawCardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore {Saint Mary Major Basilica}
53.7AppointedSebastião Lima DuarteBishop of Caxias do Maranhão, Brazil
22 Dec49.6Ordained BishopRoberto Pio ÁlvarezTitular Bishop of Sozopolis in HaemimontoAuxiliary Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina
23 Dec58.1Ordained BishopAlejandro Pablo BennaTitular Bishop of VardimissaAuxiliary Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina
90.3DiedWilliam George CurlinBishop Emeritus of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
91.8DiedHéctor Morera VegaBishop Emeritus of Tilarán, Costa Rica
25 Dec83.0DiedStanisław KędzioraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Warszawa-Praga, Poland
26 Dec91.1DiedFrancis Joseph WalmsleyBishop Emeritus of Great Britain, Military
27 Dec65.2InstalledGiacomo CirulliBishop of Teano-Calvi, Italy
58.7InstalledCharles Jason GordonArchbishop of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
75.5RetiredJosaphat Louis LebuluArchbishop of Arusha, TanzaniaArchbishop Emeritus
66.5AppointedIsaac Amani MassaweArchbishop of Arusha, Tanzania
28 Dec89.8DiedGiulio EinaudiApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Croatia
89.5DiedRubens Augusto de Souza EspínolaBishop Emeritus of Paranavaí, Parana, Brazil
29 Dec83.8DiedVicente Rodrigo Cisneros DuránArchbishop Emeritus of Cuenca, Ecuador
52.2AppointedJosé Cobo CanoAuxiliary Bishop of Madrid, Spain
52.2AppointedJosé Cobo CanoTitular Bishop of BeatiaAuxiliary Bishop of Madrid, Spain
76.3RetiredVincent Louis Marie Landel, S.C.I. di Béth.Archbishop of Rabat, MoroccoArchbishop Emeritus
65.6AppointedCristóbal López Romero, S.D.B.Archbishop of Rabat, Morocco
57.5Ordained BishopMarcelo Fabián MazzitelliTitular Bishop of PauzeraAuxiliary Bishop of Mendoza, Argentina
51.5AppointedSantos Montoya TorresAuxiliary Bishop of Madrid, Spain
51.5AppointedSantos Montoya TorresTitular Bishop of HortaAuxiliary Bishop of Madrid, Spain
43.6AppointedJesús Vidal ChamorroAuxiliary Bishop of Madrid, Spain
43.6AppointedJesús Vidal ChamorroTitular Bishop of EleplaAuxiliary Bishop of Madrid, Spain
30 Dec79.2CeasedRafael Leónidas Felipe y NúñezApostolic Administrator of San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus of Barahona, Dominican Republic
69.6InstalledFidelis Lionel Emmanuel FernandoBishop of Mannar, Sri Lanka
47.6AppointedRaymond Tapiwa Mupandasekwa, C.Ss.R.Bishop of Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe
49.5Ordained BishopSantiago Rodríguez RodríguezBishop of San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
81.0CeasedJoseph Kingsley SwampillaiApostolic Administrator of Mannar, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus of Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
31 Dec84.6DiedClément FecteauBishop Emeritus of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Québec, Canada
92.1DiedLuís Herbst, C.S.Sp. †Bishop Emeritus of Cruzeiro do Sul, Acre, Brazil

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