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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Dec96.9DiedMiguel Esteban HesayneBishop Emeritus of Viedma, Argentina
40.7Ordained BishopIvan KulykBishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Ukrainian), Ukraine
59.2DiedPaul David SirbaBishop of Duluth, Minnesota, USA
2 Dec66.9AppointedLudovick Joseph Minde, ALCP/OSSBishop of Moshi, Tanzania
54.9AppointedAlberto RojasCoadjutor Bishop of San Bernardino, California, USA
3 Dec62.2AppointedJoseph Đỗ Mạnh HùngBishop of Phan Thiết, Viet Nam
64.3AppointedJosef MarketzBishop of Gurk, Austria
4 Dec50.3AppointedZdzisław Stanisław BłaszczykAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
50.3AppointedZdzisław Stanisław BłaszczykTitular Bishop of AulonAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
93.4DiedJán Eugen KočišProtosyncellus Emeritus of Czech Republic (Ruthenian)
73.7ResignedRichard Joseph MaloneBishop of Buffalo, New York, USABishop Emeritus
71.5AppointedEdward Bernard ScharfenbergerApostolic Administrator of Buffalo, New York, USABishop of Albany, New York, USA
5 Dec86.0DiedPietro BrolloArchbishop Emeritus of Udine, Italy
7 Dec47.0Ordained BishopDavid Israel De la Torre Altamirano, SS.CC.Titular Bishop of BagaiAuxiliary Bishop of Quito, Ecuador
45.2AppointedEdinson Edgardo Farfán Córdova, O.S.A.Prelate of Chuquibambilla, Peru
77.9RetiredSéraphin François RouambaArchbishop of Koupéla, Burkina FasoArchbishop Emeritus
57.9AppointedGabriel SayaogoArchbishop of Koupéla, Burkina Faso
8 Dec57.4CeasedGeorge Bugeja, O.F.M.Apostolic Administrator of Benghazi, LibyaVicar Apostolic of Tripoli, Libya
73.6AppointedFernando FiloniCardinal, Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
80.6RetiredEdwin Frederick O’BrienGrand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of JerusalemCardinal, Grand Master Emeritus
60.8AppointedSandro Overend Rigillo, O.F.M.Apostolic Administrator of Benghazi, Libya
62.4AppointedLuis Antonio Gokim TagleCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
9 Dec44.7AppointedNicolas Pierre Jean LhernouldBishop of Constantine (-Hippone), Algeria
94.5DiedJosé Mauro Ramalho de Alarcón SantiagoBishop Emeritus of Iguatu, Ceara, Brazil
49.8InstalledChristian Heribert Riesbeck, C.C.Bishop of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
10 Dec64.2Ordained BishopGerardo Joseph ColaciccoTitular Bishop of ErdoniaAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USA
45.7Ordained BishopMykola Petro Luchok, O.P.Titular Bishop of Giru MarcelliAuxiliary Bishop of Mukachevo (Munkács), Ukraine
61.4Ordained BishopEdmund James WhalenTitular Bishop of CemerinianusAuxiliary Bishop of New York, New York, USA
11 Dec62.2CeasedJoseph Đỗ Mạnh HùngApostolic Administrator of Thành-Phô Hồ Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville), Viet NamBishop of Phan Thiết, Viet Nam
66.0InstalledJoseph Nguyễn NăngArchbishop of Thành-Phô Hồ Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville), Viet Nam
83.0DiedHenry Apaloryamam SsentongoBishop Emeritus of Moroto, Uganda
12 Dec47.4InstalledJaime Cristóbal Abril GonzálezBishop of Arauca, Colombia
55.9AppointedStephen Ameyu Martin MullaArchbishop of Juba, South Sudan
48.2AppointedGiorgio Barbetta ManzocchiAuxiliary Bishop of Huarí, Peru
48.2AppointedGiorgio Barbetta ManzocchiTitular Bishop of IsolaAuxiliary Bishop of Huarí, Peru
61.3AppointedLuis Augusto Campos FlórezBishop of Socorro y San Gil, Colombia
52.6Ordained BishopMoses ChikweTitular Bishop of FlumenzerAuxiliary Bishop of Owerri, Nigeria
62.2AppointedSegundo René Coba GalarzaBishop of Ibarra, Ecuador
54.8AppointedDonald Edward DeGroodBishop of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
57.4Ordained BishopJose Alan Verdejo DialogoBishop of Sorsogon, Philippines
62.2InstalledJoseph Đỗ Mạnh HùngBishop of Phan Thiết, Viet Nam
51.8AppointedAdrian Józef Galbas, S.A.C.Auxiliary Bishop of Ełk, Poland
51.8AppointedAdrian Józef Galbas, S.A.C.Titular Bishop of NaissusAuxiliary Bishop of Ełk, Poland
78.1RetiredJean Charles Émile Gardin, C.S.Sp.Bishop of Impfondo, CongoBishop Emeritus
51.8AppointedJulius Yakubu KundiBishop of Kafanchan, Nigeria
79.3RetiredPaulino Lukudu Loro, F.S.C.J.Archbishop of Juba, South SudanArchbishop Emeritus
76.2RetiredCarlos Germán Mesa RuizBishop of Socorro y San Gil, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
77.9CeasedThomas Nguyễn Văn TrâmApostolic Administrator of Phan Thiết, Viet NamBishop Emeritus of Bà Rịa, Viet Nam
48.8AppointedDaniel Franck NzikaBishop of Impfondo, Congo
54.3Ordained BishopBartholomeus van RoijenBishop of Corner Brook and Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada
51.3InstalledJorge Ángel Saldías Pedraza, O.P.Bishop of Tarija, Bolivia
76.2RetiredPaul Joseph SwainBishop of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USABishop Emeritus
13 Dec70.5AppointedGeorge Joseph LucasApostolic Administrator of Lincoln, Nebraska, USAArchbishop of Omaha, Nebraska, USA
14 Dec57.4InstalledJose Alan Verdejo DialogoBishop of Sorsogon, Philippines
85.2CeasedRamiro Díaz Sánchez, O.M.I.Apostolic Administrator of Machiques, VenezuelaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Machiques, Venezuela
83.5DiedAndré GaumondArchbishop Emeritus of Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada
55.6InstalledWalter Jehová Heras Segarra, O.F.M.Bishop of Loja, Ecuador
62.3AppointedAlfred Kipkoech Arap RotichBishop of Kericho, Kenya
60.9InstalledJosafá Menezes da SilvaArchbishop of Vitória da Conquista, Bahia, Brazil
50.2AppointedNicolas Nadji BabBishop of Lai, Chad
56.0Ordained BishopNicolás Gregorio Nava RojasBishop of Machiques, Venezuela
77.0RetiredEmmanuel Okombo WanderaBishop of Kericho, KenyaBishop Emeritus
15 Dec47.0InstalledVasyl HoveraApostolic Administrator of Kazakhstan and Central Asia, Faithful of Byzantine Rite
54.0InstalledJosé Tolentino Calaça de MendonçaCardinal-Deacon of Santi Domenico e SistoCardinal, Archivist of the Vatican Apostolic Archive
70.2CeasedAntony PappusamyApostolic Administrator of Palayamkottai, IndiaArchbishop of Madurai, India
59.0Ordained BishopAntonysamy SavarimuthuBishop of Palayamkottai, India
17 Dec54.7AppointedGeorges BizimanaBishop of Ngozi, Burundi
94.5DiedEnzio d’AntonioArchbishop Emeritus of Lanciano-Ortona, Italy
94.2DiedCândido Lorenzo González, O. de M. †Bishop Emeritus of São Raimundo Nonato, Piaui, Brazil
75.0RetiredLuigi VenturaApostolic Nuncio to FranceApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
18 Dec62.5AppointedWayne Joseph KirkpatrickBishop of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
20 Dec50.9AppointedAntonio Crameri, S.S.C.Auxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil, Ecuador
50.9AppointedAntonio Crameri, S.S.C.Titular Bishop of ApolloniaAuxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil, Ecuador
51.6AppointedJoseph Khawam, B.A.Apostolic Exarch of Venezuela (Melkite Greek)
51.6AppointedJoseph Khawam, B.A.Titular Bishop of Apamea in Syria dei Greco-MelkitiApostolic Exarch of Venezuela (Melkite Greek)
51.6AppointedJoseph Khawam, B.A.Apostolic Administrator of Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México (Melkite Greek)Apostolic Exarch of Venezuela (Melkite Greek)
74.1DiedAmbrose Kiapseni, M.S.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Kavieng, Papua New Guinea
75.3CeasedNicholas James SamraApostolic Administrator of Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México (Melkite Greek)Bishop of Newton (Our Lady of the Annunciation in Boston) (Melkite Greek), USA
21 Dec92.0CeasedAngelo SodanoCardinal-Bishop of OstiaCardinal, Dean Emeritus of the College of Cardinals
92.0RetiredAngelo SodanoDean of the College of CardinalsCardinal, Dean Emeritus
24 Dec73.8ResignedGyörgy-Miklós JakubínyiArchbishop of Alba Iulia, RomaniaArchbishop Emeritus
51.4AppointedGergely KovácsArchbishop of Alba Iulia, Romania
82.2DiedWerner Franz Siebenbrock, S.V.D. †Bishop Emeritus of Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil
75.1RetiredJózsef TamásAuxiliary Bishop of Alba Iulia, RomaniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
27 Dec74.7AppointedCelestino Aós Braco, O.F.M. Cap.Archbishop of Santiago de Chile
62.1AppointedFrancisco Cerro ChavesArchbishop of Toledo, Spain
58.3Ordained BishopAlberto Arturo Figueroa MoralesTitular Bishop of PhelbesAuxiliary Bishop of San Juan de Puerto Rico
53.3Ordained BishopAngelo Raffaele PanzettaArchbishop of Crotone-Santa Severina, Italy
76.8AppointedRichard Edmund PatesApostolic Administrator of Joliet in Illinois, USABishop Emeritus of Des Moines, Iowa, USA
60.9AppointedLuis Fernando Ramos PérezArchbishop of Puerto Montt, Chile
75.9RetiredBraulio Rodríguez PlazaArchbishop of Toledo, SpainArchbishop Emeritus
28 Dec48.4AppointedMichael Miabesue BibiApostolic Administrator of Buéa, CameroonAuxiliary Bishop of Bamenda, Cameroon
75.4RetiredEmmanuel BushuBishop of Buéa, CameroonBishop Emeritus
61.0AppointedAugustine Ndubueze EchemaBishop of Aba, Nigeria
48.8Ordained BishopDarío Rubén Quintana Muñiz, O.A.R.Titular Bishop of BavagalianaAuxiliary Bishop of Mar del Plata, Argentina
29 Dec55.0Ordained BishopMartin Laliberté, P.M.E.Titular Bishop of SerteiAuxiliary Bishop of Québec, Canada
64.8Ordained BishopJesús María López Mauléon, O.A.R.Prelate of Alto Xingu-Tucumã, Para, Brazil
30 Dec76.4RetiredCornelius Fontem EsuaArchbishop of Bamenda, CameroonArchbishop Emeritus
54.3AppointedAndrew Nkea FuanyaArchbishop of Bamenda, Cameroon
94.0DiedProspero (Stanley) Grech, O.S.A. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria Goretti
77.9DiedGiovanni Innocenzo Martinelli, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Tripoli, Libya
31 Dec96.6DiedChucrallah HarbBishop Emeritus of Jounieh (Maronite), Lebanon
69.9CeasedKazimierz NyczApostolic Administrator of Płock, PolandCardinal, Archbishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland

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