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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 May77.6DiedMathew AnikuzhikattilBishop Emeritus of Idukki (Syro-Malabar), India
50.3AppointedMitja LeskovarApostolic Nuncio to IraqApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Democratic Republic of
50.3AppointedMitja LeskovarTitular Archbishop of BeneventumApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Democratic Republic of
60.7AppointedIlson de Jesus MontanariVice-Chamberlain of the Apostolic ChamberSecretary of the Dicastery for Bishops
78.7AppointedBeniamino StellaCardinal-Bishop of Porto-Santa RufinaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
62.8AppointedLuis Antonio Gokim TagleCardinal-Bishop of San Felice da Cantalice a CentocelleCardinal, Pro-Prefect of the Dicastery for Evangelization
2 May56.8Ordained BishopKrzysztof ChudzioTitular Bishop of MarazanaeAuxiliary Bishop of Przemyśl, Poland
3 May51.3AppointedHenryk Mieczysław JagodzińskiApostolic Nuncio to GhanaApostolic Nuncio to South Africa
51.3AppointedHenryk Mieczysław JagodzińskiTitular Archbishop of LimosanoApostolic Nuncio to South Africa
4 May59.1SucceededShyamal BoseBishop of Baruipur, India
71.4ResignedRobert Daniel ConlonBishop of Joliet in Illinois, USABishop Emeritus
75.0AppointedSalvadore LoboApostolic Administrator of Asansol, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Baruipur, India
75.0RetiredSalvadore LoboBishop of Baruipur, IndiaBishop Emeritus
75.0RetiredCyprian MonisBishop of Asansol, IndiaBishop Emeritus
52.0AppointedNoel Andrew RucastleBishop of Oudtshoorn, South Africa
5 May51.3AppointedJacques Assanvo AhiwaAuxiliary Bishop of Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire
51.3AppointedJacques Assanvo AhiwaTitular Bishop of Elephantaria in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire
6 May57.1AppointedMarcel DamphousseCoadjutor Archbishop of Ottawa-Cornwall, Ontario, CanadaArchbishop
63.9AppointedGuy Desrochers, C.SS.R.Bishop of Pembroke, Ontario, CanadaArchbishop of Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
57.1AppointedAmilton Manoel da Silva, C.P.Bishop of Guarapuava, Parana, Brazil
68.4InstalledGregory John Hartmayer, O.F.M. Conv.Archbishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
53.9AppointedLuiz Antônio Lopes RicciBishop of Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
76.2AppointedTerrence Thomas Prendergast, S.J.Archbishop of Ottawa-Cornwall, Ontario, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
76.1RetiredAntônio Wagner da Silva, S.C.I.Bishop of Guarapuava, Parana, BrazilBishop Emeritus
7 May65.0ResignedJoseph Robert BinzerAuxiliary Bishop of Cincinnati, Ohio, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
65.3SucceededPeter Jin LugangBishop of Nanyang [Nanyang], China
87.3DiedEugenio RavignaniBishop Emeritus of Trieste, Italy
98.8DiedJoseph Zhu BaoyuBishop Emeritus of Nanyang [Nanyang], China
8 May77.3RetiredAngelo BagnascoArchbishop of Genova {Genoa}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
55.8AppointedNicolás BaisiBishop of Puerto Iguazú, Argentina
75.1RetiredMarcelo Raúl MartorellBishop of Puerto Iguazú, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
62.9AppointedMarco Tasca, O.F.M. Conv.Archbishop of Genova {Genoa}, Italy
9 May77.9RetiredÁlvaro Corrada del Río, S.J.Bishop of Mayagüez, Puerto RicoBishop Emeritus
63.5AppointedÁngel Luis Ríos MatosBishop of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
11 May49.9AppointedLouis TylkaCoadjutor Bishop of Peoria, Illinois, USABishop
12 May84.1DiedFelice CeceArchbishop Emeritus of Sorrento-Castellammare di Stabia, Italy
84.1DiedRenato CortiCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy
58.9AppointedPeter Michael MuhichBishop of Rapid City, South Dakota, USA
13 May77.5RetiredLouis Chamniern SantisukniramArchbishop of Thare and Nonseng, ThailandArchbishop Emeritus
52.7AppointedEmmanuel Dassi Youfang, Comm. l'Emm.Bishop of Bafia, Cameroon
100.9DiedGérard DionneBishop Emeritus of Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada
78.0AppointedPaul Hinder, O.F.M. Cap.Apostolic Administrator of Northern Arabia, BahrainVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Southern Arabia, United Arab Emirates
53.7AppointedEusebius Alfred NzigilwaBishop of Mpanda, Tanzania
56.8AppointedAnthony Weradet ChaiseriArchbishop of Thare and Nonseng, Thailand
14 May80.1DiedCzesław Stanula, C.SS.R. †Bishop Emeritus of Itabuna, Bahia, Brazil
16 May66.3AppointedLuis Francisco Miranda Rivera, O. Carm.Bishop of Fajardo-Humacao, Puerto Rico
48.4InstalledLindomar Rocha MotaBishop of São Luís de Montes Belos, Goias, Brazil
52.1AppointedVicente Horacio Saeteros SierraAuxiliary Bishop of Portoviejo, EcuadorBishop of Machala, Ecuador
52.1AppointedVicente Horacio Saeteros SierraTitular Bishop of RusuccuruBishop of Machala, Ecuador
17 May70.5InstalledJosep Maria Abella Batlle, C.M.F.Bishop of Fukuoka, Japan
18 May88.6DiedVincent MaloneAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Liverpool, England, Great Britain
19 May63.4AppointedAndrew Eugene Bellisario, C.M.Archbishop of Anchorage-Juneau, Alaska, USA
21 May54.4Ordained BishopCharlie Malapitan Inzon, O.M.I.Vicar Apostolic of Jolo, Philippines
53.3AppointedAnte JozićApostolic Nuncio to BelarusApostolic Nuncio to Georgia
22 May45.3AppointedAdam Piotr BabAuxiliary Bishop of Lublin, Poland
45.3AppointedAdam Piotr BabTitular Bishop of ArnaAuxiliary Bishop of Lublin, Poland
23 May76.4RetiredEdmundo Luis Flavio Abastoflor MonteroArchbishop of La Paz, BoliviaArchbishop Emeritus
67.7AppointedThomas Chung An-zuArchbishop of Taipei, Taiwan
67.7AppointedThomas Chung An-zuApostolic Administrator of Kinmen or Quemoy Islands and Matzu, TaiwanArchbishop of Taipei, Taiwan
54.7AppointedPercy Lorenzo Galvan FloresArchbishop of La Paz, Bolivia
76.5RetiredJohn Hung Shan-chuan, S.V.D.Archbishop of Taipei, TaiwanArchbishop Emeritus
76.5RetiredJohn Hung Shan-chuan, S.V.D.Apostolic Administrator of Kinmen or Quemoy Islands and Matzu, TaiwanArchbishop Emeritus of Taipei, Taiwan
93.0DiedJohann WeberBishop Emeritus of Graz-Seckau, Austria
25 May85.9DiedPaolo Mietto, C.S.I. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Napo, Ecuador
78.7CeasedGregory O’Kelly, S.J.Apostolic Administrator of Adelaide, AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Port Pirie, Australia
61.6InstalledPatrick Michael O’ReganArchbishop of Adelaide, Australia
26 May57.4AppointedGonzalo Arturo Bravo ÁlvarezBishop of San Felipe, Chile
60.9AppointedMark Stuart Edwards, O.M.I.Bishop of Wagga Wagga, Australia
51.8AppointedLászló KerekesAuxiliary Bishop of Alba Iulia, Romania
51.8AppointedLászló KerekesTitular Bishop of TharrosAuxiliary Bishop of Alba Iulia, Romania
60.7AppointedJulio Esteban Larrondo YáñezAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de ChilePrelate of Illapel, Chile
60.7AppointedJulio Esteban Larrondo YáñezTitular Bishop of MagarmelPrelate of Illapel, Chile
88.6DiedOscar Lino Lopes Fernandes BragaBishop Emeritus of Benguela, Angola
27 May47.0AppointedCélio da Silveira Calixto FilhoAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
47.0AppointedCélio da Silveira Calixto FilhoTitular Bishop of SegiaAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
58.7AppointedJeová Elias FerreiraBishop of Goiás, Brazil
67.4InstalledAntonio MuraBishop of Lanusei, ItalyBishop of Nuoro, Italy
75.8RetiredEugène Lambert Adrian RixenBishop of Goiás, BrazilBishop Emeritus
28 May61.9CeasedRomeo Sombilon Saniel, O.M.I.Apostolic Administrator of Jolo, PhilippinesApostolic Administrator Emeritus
29 May77.6RetiredCamilo Fernando Castrellón Pizano, S.D.B.Bishop of Barrancabermeja, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
57.3AppointedOvidio Giraldo VelásquezBishop of Barrancabermeja, Colombia
61.9AppointedOrlando Roa BarbosaArchbishop of Ibagué, Colombia
30 May73.9AppointedVictor Abagna MossaArchbishop of Owando, CongoArchbishop Emeritus
54.1AppointedJesús Castro MarteBishop of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey, Dominican Republic
72.0AppointedMiguel Ángel Olaverri Arroniz, S.D.B.Archbishop of Pointe-Noire, CongoArchbishop Emeritus
78.2RetiredGregorio Nicanor Peña RodríguezBishop of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus
55.4AppointedMichael Kalu UkpongAuxiliary Bishop of Umuahia, NigeriaBishop
55.4AppointedMichael Kalu UkpongTitular Bishop of IgilgiliBishop of Umuahia, Nigeria
31 May46.5AppointedPaul Daisuke Narui, S.V.D.Bishop of Niigata, Japan
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