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The Year of Our Lord 2018

Bishop Events

January to March


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Jan65.8InstalledRodrigo Aguilar MartínezBishop of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, México
3 Jan69.0AppointedFrancisco Canindé PalhanoBishop of Petrolina, Pernambuco, Brazil
63.1AppointedDermot Pius FarrellBishop of Ossory, Ireland
56.2AppointedGinés Ramón García BeltránBishop of Getafe, Spain
84.6DiedHerbert Hermes, O.S.B. †Prelate Emeritus of Cristalândia, Goias, Brazil
75.3RetiredJoaquin Maria López de Andújar y Cánovas del CastilloBishop of Getafe, SpainBishop Emeritus
89.0DiedFrancis George Adeodatus Micallef, O.C.D. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kuwait
87.6DiedSerafino SprovieriArchbishop Emeritus of Benevento, Italy
4 Jan54.0Ordained BishopMichele FuscoBishop of Sulmona-Valva, Italy
5 Jan68.1DiedEmanuel Barbara, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Malindi, Kenya
84.9DiedVincent Mojwok NyikerBishop Emeritus of Malakal, South Sudan
6 Jan49.5Ordained BishopVítor Agnaldo de MenezesBishop of Propriá, Sergipe, Brazil
66.7InstalledMichel Christian Alain AupetitArchbishop of Paris, France
67.6DiedRemídio José BohnBishop of Cachoeira do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
54.7Ordained BishopPaulo Celso Dias do NascimentoTitular Bishop of AguntumAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
56.0InstalledMax Leroy MésidorArchbishop of Port-au-Prince, Haïti
7 Jan57.1Ordained BishopAndrzej IwaneckiTitular Bishop of ArcavicaAuxiliary Bishop of Gliwice, Poland
61.7InstalledRaphael ThattilBishop of Shamshabad (Syro-Malabar), India
8 Jan66.7AppointedMichel Christian Alain AupetitOrdinary of France, Faithful of Eastern RitesArchbishop of Paris, France
75.1ResignedAndré Armand Vingt-TroisOrdinary of France, Faithful of Eastern RitesCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Paris, France
9 Jan50.0Ordained BishopRex Cullingham RamírezBishop of Naval, Philippines
12 Jan75.3RetiredMathew AnikuzhikattilBishop of Idukki (Syro-Malabar), IndiaBishop Emeritus
59.5AppointedJames Athikalam, M.S.T.Bishop of Sagar (Syro-Malabar), India
76.4RetiredAnthony ChirayathBishop of Sagar (Syro-Malabar), IndiaBishop Emeritus
55.5InstalledBarry Christopher KnestoutBishop of Richmond, Virginia, USA
44.8AppointedJohn NellikunnelBishop of Idukki (Syro-Malabar), India
50.0InstalledRex Cullingham RamírezBishop of Naval, Philippines
13 Jan51.7Ordained BishopJean-Patrick Iba-BaBishop of Franceville, Gabon
64.6Ordained BishopDaniele Libanori, S.J.Titular Bishop of BuruniAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
52.9Ordained BishopJailton de Oliveira Lino, P.S.D.P.Bishop of Teixeira de Freitas-Caravelas, Bahia, Brazil
76.6CeasedBasile Mvé Engone, S.D.B.Apostolic Administrator of Franceville, GabonArchbishop of Libreville, Gabon
49.8Ordained BishopPaolo RicciardiTitular Bishop of GabiiAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
70.4InstalledDavid Albin Zywiec Sidor, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Siuna, Nicaragua
14 Jan56.3Ordained BishopLeonardo D’AscenzoArchbishop of Trani-Barletta-Bisceglie (-Nazareth), Italy
16 Jan78.0DiedEugeniusz Juretzko, O.M.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Yokadouma, Cameroon
67.2DiedGeevarghese Divannasios OttathengilBishop Emeritus of Puthur (Syro-Malankara), India
18 Jan86.7DiedJoseph Wang Yu-jungBishop Emeritus of Taichung, Taiwan
19 Jan91.2DiedMaurice Couture, R.S.V. †Archbishop Emeritus of Québec, Canada
75.2RetiredPier Giorgio MicchiardiBishop of Acqui, ItalyBishop Emeritus
73.3DiedCélio de Oliveira Goulart, O.F.M. †Bishop of São João del Rei, Minas Gerais, Brazil
61.5AppointedCarlo Roberto Maria RedaelliApostolic Administrator of Acqui, ItalyArchbishop of Gorizia, Italy
65.7AppointedLuigi TestoreBishop of Acqui, Italy
20 Jan62.9InstalledRomuald KamińskiBishop of Warszawa-Praga, Poland
62.3InstalledLorenzo LeuzziBishop of Teramo-Atri, Italy
76.9DiedSylvester Carmel Magro, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Benghazi, Libya
21 Jan71.7InstalledJuan José Omella OmellaCardinal-Priest of Santa Croce in GerusalemmeCardinal, Archbishop of Barcelona, Spain
23 Jan76.0RetiredStephen Edward BlaireBishop of Stockton, California, USABishop Emeritus
64.1AppointedLivio CorazzaBishop of Forli-Bertinoro, Italy
64.8AppointedMyron Joseph CottaBishop of Stockton, California, USA
75.3RetiredLino PizziBishop of Forli-Bertinoro, ItalyBishop Emeritus
51.6AppointedZdeněk WasserbauerAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
51.6AppointedZdeněk WasserbauerTitular Bishop of ButhrotumAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
25 Jan44.3Ordained BishopDaniel Francisco Blanco MéndezTitular Bishop of PulcheriopolisAuxiliary Bishop of San José de Costa Rica
79.7DiedDaniel Mark Buechlein, O.S.B. †Archbishop Emeritus of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
26 Jan92.6DiedJosé Gabriel Diaz CuevaBishop Emeritus of Azogues, Ecuador
27 Jan56.4InstalledLeonardo D’AscenzoArchbishop of Trani-Barletta-Bisceglie (-Nazareth), Italy
28 Jan92.4DiedAntônio Agostinho MarochiBishop Emeritus of Presidente Prudente, Sao Paulo, Brazil
91.9DiedMaxwell Valentine NoronhaBishop Emeritus of Calicut, India
54.0InstalledAntônio Tourinho NetoBishop of Cruz das Almas, Bahia, Brazil
29 Jan56.9AppointedAthanasius Rethna Swamy SwamiadianBishop of Ahmedabad, India
30 Jan54.2AppointedAlick BandaArchbishop of Lusaka, Zambia
70.6ResignedTelesphore George MpunduArchbishop of Lusaka, ZambiaArchbishop Emeritus
1 Feb75.3RetiredFrancis Joseph ChristianAuxiliary Bishop of Manchester, New Hampshire, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
2 Feb59.9AppointedPhilippe Maurice Marie Joseph Christory, Comm. l'Emm.Bishop of Chartres, France
67.4Ordained BishopRené GuayBishop of Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada
76.5RetiredJuan Humberto Gutiérrez ValenciaAuxiliary Bishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
44.1AppointedHéctor López AlvaradoAuxiliary Bishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
44.1AppointedHéctor López AlvaradoTitular Bishop of SereddeliAuxiliary Bishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
59.8AppointedJuan Manuel Muñoz Curiel, O.F.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
59.8AppointedJuan Manuel Muñoz Curiel, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of TucciAuxiliary Bishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
51.8AppointedEngelberto Polino SánchezAuxiliary Bishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
51.8AppointedEngelberto Polino SánchezTitular Bishop of Vazari-DiddaAuxiliary Bishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
75.1RetiredValentín Reynoso Hidalgo, M.S.C.Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican RepublicAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
53.6InstalledAldemiro Sena dos SantosBishop of Guarabira, Paraiba, Brazil
53.0Ordained BishopJoseph Mark SpaldingBishop of Nashville, Tennessee, USA
3 Feb49.6InstalledVítor Agnaldo de MenezesBishop of Propriá, Sergipe, Brazil
58.2AppointedMario de Jesús Álvarez GómezBishop of Istmina-Tadó, Colombia
76.7RetiredArturo de Jesús Correa ToroBishop of Ipiales, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
53.8AppointedJosé Saúl Grisales GrisalesBishop of Ipiales, Colombia
50.8Ordained BishopGabriel Mendy, C.S.Sp.Bishop of Banjul, Gambia
4 Feb63.8Ordained BishopJulio AngkelCoadjutor Bishop of Caroline Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Pacific (Oceania)
54.1InstalledMichele FuscoBishop of Sulmona-Valva, Italy
50.8InstalledGabriel Mendy, C.S.Sp.Bishop of Banjul, Gambia
5 Feb68.0InstalledCarlos Aguiar RetesCardinal, Archbishop of México, Federal District
77.3RetiredCesare Bonivento, P.I.M.E.Bishop of Vanimo, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
67.2AppointedJoel Matthias Konzen, S.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
67.2AppointedJoel Matthias Konzen, S.M.Titular Bishop of LeavenworthAuxiliary Bishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
55.5AppointedFrancis MeliBishop of Vanimo, Papua New Guinea
6 Feb58.0AppointedFridolin Ambongo Besungu, O.F.M. Cap.Coadjutor Archbishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
49.6Ordained BishopWilliam Shawn McKnightBishop of Jefferson City, Missouri, USA
7 Feb56.9AppointedWillem Christiaans, O.S.F.S.Bishop of Keetmanshoop, Namibia
96.1DiedHerman Ferdinandus Maria Münninghoff, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Jayapura, Indonesia
67.5AppointedGuilherme Antônio Werlang, M.S.F.Bishop of Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil
8 Feb66.0DiedAgenor Girardi, M.S.C. †Bishop of União da Vitória, Parana, Brazil
9 Feb72.1AppointedNicolas Antiba, B.A.Patriarchal Vicar of Damas (Melkite Greek), Syria
62.1AppointedYasser Hanna AyyashProtosyncellus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek), Palestine
52.6SelectedJoseph GébaraArchbishop of Petra e Filadelfia (Melkite Greek), Jordan
53.0InstalledJailton de Oliveira Lino, P.S.D.P.Bishop of Teixeira de Freitas-Caravelas, Bahia, Brazil
76.6ResignedJoseph Jules ZereyProtosyncellus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek), PalestineProtosyncellus Emeritus
10 Feb49.7AppointedAbel Cahiles ApigoBishop of Mati, Philippines
52.4InstalledJoseph ArshadArchbishop (Personal Title) of Islamabad-Rawalpindi, PakistanBishop
77.0RetiredJosé Luis Chávez BotelloArchbishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
67.4AppointedPedro Vázquez VillalobosArchbishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
11 Feb55.9Ordained BishopJames Raphael AnaparambilCoadjutor Bishop of Alleppey, India
62.5Ordained BishopVladimír Fekete, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of MunicipaPrefect of Azerbaijan
54.2Ordained BishopMirosław GucwaBishop of Bouar, Central African Republic
71.7InstalledBrendan KellyBishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh, Ireland
93.8DiedJoseph Neil MacNeilArchbishop Emeritus of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
91.2DiedJuozas PreikšasBishop Emeritus of Panevėžys, Lithuania
12 Feb63.7Ordained BishopWayne Francis Berndt, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Naha, Japan
76.3RetiredMichael Gregory Campbell, O.S.A.Bishop of Lancaster, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
59.6AppointedPaul SwarbrickBishop of Lancaster, England, Great Britain
13 Feb56.9AppointedGregory John BittmanBishop of Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
76.5RetiredJohn Dennis Corriveau, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Nelson, British Columbia, CanadaBishop Emeritus
14 Feb77.5RetiredAngel Nacorda LagdameoArchbishop of Jaro, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
69.0AppointedJose Romeo Juanito Orquejo LazoArchbishop of Jaro, Philippines
46.3AppointedYouhanna Rafic WarchaCurial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
46.3AppointedYouhanna Rafic WarchaTitular Bishop of Apamea in Syria dei MaronitiCurial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
15 Feb50.0AppointedWaldemar Stanisław SommertagApostolic Nuncio to Nicaragua
50.0AppointedWaldemar Stanisław SommertagTitular Archbishop of Traiectum ad MosamApostolic Nuncio to Nicaragua
16 Feb58.9AppointedCirill Tamás Hortobágyi, O.S.B.Abbot of Pannonhalma, Hungary
51.6AppointedFranz JungBishop of Würzburg, Germany
75.2RetiredVincenzo ManzellaBishop of Cefalù, ItalyBishop Emeritus
66.5AppointedGiuseppe MarcianteBishop of Cefalù, Italy
72.0ResignedImre Asztrik Várszegi, O.S.B.Abbot of Pannonhalma, HungaryAbbot Emeritus
17 Feb52.4Ordained BishopJosé Cobo CanoTitular Bishop of BeatiaAuxiliary Bishop of Madrid, Spain
55.1DiedEmmanuel Cosmas KanyamaBishop of Dedza, Malawi
51.6Ordained BishopSantos Montoya TorresTitular Bishop of HortaAuxiliary Bishop of Madrid, Spain
50.2AppointedBartolome Gaspar SantosBishop of Iba, Philippines
43.7Ordained BishopJesús Vidal ChamorroTitular Bishop of EleplaAuxiliary Bishop of Madrid, Spain
19 Feb53.6AppointedPeter BirkhoferAuxiliary Bishop of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
53.6AppointedPeter BirkhoferTitular Bishop of Villamagna in TripolitanaAuxiliary Bishop of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
48.8AppointedMatthias Charles Georges MradCurial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
48.8AppointedMatthias Charles Georges MradTitular Bishop of ZoravaCurial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
54.9ResignedPeter Ebere OkpalekeBishop of Ahiara, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
74.0CeasedJohn Olorunfemi OnaiyekanApostolic Administrator of Ahiara, NigeriaCardinal, Archbishop of Abuja, Nigeria
66.0AppointedLucius Iwejuru UgorjiApostolic Administrator of Ahiara, NigeriaBishop of Umuahia, Nigeria
71.2ResignedBernd Joachim UhlAuxiliary Bishop of Freiburg im Breisgau, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
20 Feb53.4AppointedRobert Joseph CoyleAuxiliary Bishop of Rockville Centre, New York, USA
52.6ConfirmedJoseph GébaraArchbishop of Petra e Filadelfia (Melkite Greek), Jordan
22 Feb48.4Ordained BishopMario Alberto Avilés Campos, C.O.Titular Bishop of CataquasAuxiliary Bishop of Brownsville, Texas, USA
76.4RetiredColin David CampbellBishop of Dunedin, New ZealandBishop Emeritus
56.1AppointedMichael Joseph DooleyBishop of Dunedin, New Zealand
59.0Ordained BishopBrian Gregory MascordBishop of Wollongong, Australia
54.6AppointedPaulinus Yan Olla, M.S.F.Bishop of Tanjung Selor, Indonesia
23 Feb90.1DiedJesus Yu VarelaBishop Emeritus of Sorsogon, Philippines
24 Feb56.3InstalledGinés Ramón García BeltránBishop of Getafe, Spain
74.7AppointedRaúl Antonio Martinez ParedesApostolic Administrator of Santiago de Guatemala, GuatemalaAuxiliary Bishop
65.8Ordained BishopLuigi TestoreBishop of Acqui, Italy
70.3DiedOscar Julio Vian Morales, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Santiago de Guatemala, Guatemala
26 Feb55.7AppointedJosé Avelino BettencourtApostolic NuncioApostolic Nuncio to Armenia
55.7AppointedJosé Avelino BettencourtTitular Archbishop of AemonaApostolic Nuncio to Armenia
51.3AppointedRaúl Bautista DáelBishop of Tandag, Philippines
81.4DiedKagithapu Mariadas, M.S.F.S. †Archbishop Emeritus of Visakhapatnam, India
77.3RetiredNereo Page OdchimarBishop of Tandag, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
59.3AppointedAlfred XuerebApostolic Nuncio to Korea
59.3AppointedAlfred XuerebApostolic Nuncio to MongoliaApostolic Nuncio to Korea
59.3AppointedAlfred XuerebTitular Archbishop of AmanteaApostolic Nuncio to Korea
27 Feb60.3DiedJoseph Danlami BagobiriBishop of Kafanchan, Nigeria
57.7AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Saint Lucia, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
57.7AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Grenada, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
57.7AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Bahamas, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
53.2AppointedJanusz OstrowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Warmia, Poland
53.2AppointedJanusz OstrowskiTitular Bishop of CaltadriaAuxiliary Bishop of Warmia, Poland
28 Feb60.1AppointedSimon FaddoulBishop of Our Lady of the Annunciation at Ibadan (Maronite), Nigeria
75.6RetiredJoseph Anthony PepeBishop of Las Vegas, Nevada, USABishop Emeritus
67.7AppointedGeorge Leo ThomasBishop of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
1 Mar55.7AppointedJosé Avelino BettencourtApostolic Nuncio to Armenia
54.9AppointedBartolomé Buigues Oller, T.C.Bishop of Alajuela, Costa Rica
76.6RetiredMarie Pierre François Auguste Gaschy, C.S.Sp.Vicar Apostolic of Iles Saint-Pierre et MiquelonVicar Apostolic Emeritus
92.3DiedJean-Guy HamelinBishop Emeritus of Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, Canada
75.4RetiredAngel San Casimiro Fernández, O.A.R.Bishop of Alajuela, Costa RicaBishop Emeritus
3 Mar58.3Ordained BishopMario de Jesús Álvarez GómezBishop of Istmina-Tadó, Colombia
72.1InstalledNicolas Antiba, B.A.Patriarchal Vicar of Damas (Melkite Greek), Syria
69.2AppointedGaetano Di Pierro, S.C.I.Bishop of Farafangana, Madagascar
49.8Ordained BishopJorge Ignacio García CuervaTitular Bishop of LacubazaAuxiliary Bishop of Lomas de Zamora, Argentina
50.8Ordained BishopPaul Martin, S.M.Bishop of Christchurch, New Zealand
60.0AppointedMargarito Salazar CárdenasBishop of Matehuala, San Luís Potosí, México
4 Mar50.8InstalledPaul Martin, S.M.Bishop of Christchurch, New Zealand
5 Mar84.4DiedTomas Aguon CamachoBishop Emeritus of Chalan Kanoa, Northern Mariana Islands, Pacific (Oceania)
6 Mar73.3DiedPaul Bùi Văn ÐocArchbishop of Thành-Phô Hồ Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville), Viet Nam
7 Mar50.6AppointedEduardo MalaspinaAuxiliary Bishop of São Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
50.6AppointedEduardo MalaspinaTitular Bishop of PupianaAuxiliary Bishop of São Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
79.5DiedWerner RadspielerAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bamberg, Germany
58.7AppointedJoseph SpiteriApostolic Nuncio to Lebanon
8 Mar55.7AppointedJosé Avelino BettencourtApostolic Nuncio to GeorgiaApostolic Nuncio to Armenia
60.4AppointedJoseph Do Manh HungApostolic Administrator of Thành-Phô Hồ Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville), Viet NamAuxiliary Bishop
9 Mar58.9AppointedJean-Marie Charles André Le VertAuxiliary Bishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
58.9AppointedJean-Marie Charles André Le VertTitular Bishop of BriançonnetAuxiliary Bishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
57.8AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Suriname, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
45.6AppointedPetar PalićBishop of Hvar (-Brac e Vis), Croatia
77.0RetiredSlobodan ŠtambukBishop of Hvar (-Brac e Vis), CroatiaBishop Emeritus
90.0DiedElías Yanes AlvarezArchbishop Emeritus of Zaragoza, Spain
10 Mar54.7Ordained BishopPierre GoudreaultBishop of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Québec, Canada
65.8Ordained BishopCristóbal López Romero, S.D.B.Archbishop of Rabat, Morocco
56.3AppointedFlorencio Félix Paredes Cruz, C.R.L.Coadjutor Prelate of Humahuaca, Argentina
90.9DiedRoch PedneaultAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada
11 Mar64.7DiedJean Damascène BimenyimanaBishop of Cyangugu, Rwanda
63.3Ordained BishopDermot Pius FarrellBishop of Ossory, Ireland
81.8DiedKarl LehmannCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Mainz, Germany
61.7CeasedCarlo Roberto Maria RedaelliApostolic Administrator of Acqui, ItalyArchbishop of Gorizia, Italy
65.8InstalledLuigi TestoreBishop of Acqui, Italy
12 Mar51.3AppointedLouie Patalinghug GalbinesBishop of Kabankalan, Philippines
60.8ResignedMário LucundeBishop of Menongue, AngolaBishop Emeritus
15 Mar64.9InstalledMyron Joseph CottaBishop of Stockton, California, USA
61.9AppointedManuel da Silva Rodrigues LindaBishop of Porto, Portugal
16 Mar51.0Ordained BishopJon Paul Christian Hansen, C.SS.R.Bishop of Mackenzie-Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada
46.5Ordained BishopMarcelo Julián MargniTitular Bishop of StephaniacumAuxiliary Bishop of Quilmes, Argentina
17 Mar64.3Ordained BishopLivio CorazzaBishop of Forli-Bertinoro, Italy
53.9Ordained BishopJosé Saúl Grisales GrisalesBishop of Ipiales, Colombia
61.6AppointedLéon Kalenga BadikebeleApostolic Nuncio to Argentina
71.7ResignedAntonio Pepito Palang, S.V.D.Vicar Apostolic of San Jose in Mindoro, PhilippinesVicar Apostolic Emeritus
54.2AppointedDavid William Valencia AntonioApostolic Administrator of San Jose in Mindoro, PhilippinesAuxiliary Bishop of Nueva Segovia, Philippines
67.6InstalledGuilherme Antônio Werlang, M.S.F.Bishop of Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil
78.5CeasedJosé Nelson Westrupp, S.C.I.Apostolic Administrator of Lages, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Santo André, Sao Paulo, Brazil
19 Mar55.8Ordained BishopJosé Avelino BettencourtTitular Archbishop of AemonaApostolic Nuncio to Armenia
63.8AppointedPeter MachadoArchbishop of Bangalore, India
76.6RetiredBernard Blasius MorasArchbishop of Bangalore, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
80.0DiedKeith Michael Patrick O’BrienCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh, Scotland, Great Britain
50.1Ordained BishopWaldemar Stanisław SommertagTitular Archbishop of Traiectum ad MosamApostolic Nuncio to Nicaragua
59.4Ordained BishopAlfred XuerebTitular Archbishop of AmanteaApostolic Nuncio to Korea
21 Mar67.0AppointedPaulo Mendes PeixotoApostolic Administrator of Formosa, Goias, BrazilArchbishop of Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil
55.7ResignedDario Edoardo ViganòPrefect of the Secretariat for CommunicationsPrefect Emeritus
23 Mar87.4DiedLino Bortolo Belotti, C.M.P. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bergamo, Italy
24 Mar65.5AppointedGervais BanshimiyubusaArchbishop of Bujumbura, Burundi
56.5AppointedJulio MuratApostolic Nuncio to Cameroun
76.2RetiredEvariste NgoyagoyeArchbishop of Bujumbura, BurundiArchbishop Emeritus
85.0DiedArthur Nicholas TafoyaBishop Emeritus of Pueblo, Colorado, USA
25 Mar82.6DiedVicente Ramón Hernández PeñaBishop Emeritus of Trujillo, Venezuela
26 Mar78.1AppointedPhilip Boyce, O.C.D.Apostolic Administrator of Dromore, IrelandBishop Emeritus of Raphoe, Ireland
78.8RetiredEugenio Dal Corso, P.S.D.P.Bishop of Benguela, AngolaBishop Emeritus
85.9DiedAntónio dos SantosBishop Emeritus of Guarda, Portugal
54.3AppointedAntónio Francisco Jaca, S.V.D.Bishop of Benguela, Angola
69.1ResignedJohn McAreaveyBishop of Dromore, IrelandBishop Emeritus
27 Mar43.8AppointedGiovani Edgar AranaAuxiliary Bishop of El Alto, BoliviaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
43.8AppointedGiovani Edgar AranaTitular Bishop of MuteciAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of El Alto, Bolivia
87.8DiedJosé Hugo Garaycoa HawkinsBishop Emeritus of Tacna y Moquegua, Peru
46.1AppointedSkiper Bladimir Yáñez CalvachiBishop of Babahoyo, Ecuador
28 Mar69.3AppointedRobert Francis Christian, O.P.Auxiliary Bishop of San Francisco, California, USA
69.3AppointedRobert Francis Christian, O.P.Titular Bishop of Giru MarcelliAuxiliary Bishop of San Francisco, California, USA
75.6RetiredCaetano Ferrari, O.F.M.Bishop of Bauru, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
58.5AppointedRubens Sevilha, O.C.D.Bishop of Bauru, Sao Paulo, Brazil
29 Mar56.6AppointedJulio MuratApostolic Nuncio to Equatorial GuineaApostolic Nuncio to Cameroun
64.9AppointedSilvano Herminio Pedroso MontalvoBishop of Guantánamo-Baracoa, Cuba
81.4DiedWalter Pérez VillamonteBishop Emeritus of Potosí, Bolivia
80.3DiedEnrique Troncoso TroncosoBishop Emeritus of Melipilla, Chile
30 Mar87.1DiedHenry Theophilus Howaniec, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Santissima Trinità in Almaty, Kazakhstan
31 Mar55.3AppointedDonatien Bafuidinsoni Maloko-Mana, S.J.Bishop of Inongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
57.6AppointedJean-Pierre Kwambamba MasiBishop of Kenge, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
77.2RetiredJean-Gaspard Mudiso Mund’la, S.V.D.Bishop of Kenge, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
80.1RetiredPhilippe Nkiere Keana, C.I.C.M.Bishop of Inongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
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