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The Year of Our Lord 2021

Bishop Events


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown60.2Ordained BishopKoru TitoBishop of Tarawa and Nauru, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop-Elect
1 Jan60.4InstalledErio CastellucciBishop of Carpi, ItalyArchbishop of Modena-Nonantola, Italy
54.1Ordained BishopJohn Lee Juo-WangBishop of Tainan, Taiwan
53.6AppointedPaul Martin, S.M.Coadjutor Archbishop of Wellington, New Zealand
52.4AppointedKhalid Rehmat, O.F.M. Cap.Vicar Apostolic of Quetta, Pakistan
54.4AppointedKurian Mathew VayalunkalApostolic Nuncio to Algeria
2 Jan55.0Ordained BishopRoberto José FerrariTitular Bishop of PinhelAuxiliary Bishop of Tucumán, Argentina
51.5InstalledMoacir Silva ArantesBishop of Barreiras, Bahia, Brazil
3 Jan59.3AppointedIgnace Bessi DogboArchbishop of Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire
75.0RetiredTadeusz KondrusiewiczArchbishop of Minsk-Mohilev, BelarusArchbishop Emeritus
71.6InstalledPetrus Canisius Mandagi, M.S.C.Archbishop of Merauke, Indonesia
59.1InstalledAnthony PoolaArchbishop of Hyderabad, India
56.7Ordained BishopDorival Souza Barreto JúniorTitular Bishop of TyndarisAuxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
75.6AppointedKazimierz Wielikosielec, O.P.Apostolic Administrator of Minsk-Mohilev, BelarusAuxiliary Bishop of Pinsk, Belarus
4 Jan77.0RetiredJohn NjueArchbishop of Nairobi, KenyaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
77.6DiedGuillermo Rodríguez-MelgarejoBishop Emeritus of San Martín, Argentina
53.7AppointedMarek SolarczykBishop of Radom, Poland
85.2DiedAntoni StankiewiczDean Emeritus of the Roman Rota
75.0RetiredHenryk Marian TomasikBishop of Radom, PolandBishop Emeritus
60.3AppointedLuc René Young Chen Yin, O.M.I.Apostolic Administrator of Rodrigues, Mauritius
5 Jan49.4AppointedMichael Miabesue BibiBishop of Buéa, Cameroon
100.8DiedJoseph Tsong Huaide (Zhong Huaide)Bishop Emeritus of Sanyuan [Sanyüan], China
6 Jan59.9Ordained BishopLászló FelföldiBishop of Pécs, Hungary
50.8Ordained BishopSimon Kim Ju-youngBishop of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)
60.6CeasedGyörgy UdvardyApostolic Administrator of Pécs, HungaryArchbishop of Veszprém, Hungary
7 Jan62.9InstalledRaphy ManjalyArchbishop of Agra, India
91.3DiedRafael Morales Duque, O.F.M. †Prefect Emeritus of Guapi, Colombia
62.2AppointedEugene Martin NugentApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
62.2AppointedEugene Martin NugentApostolic Nuncio to QatarApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
88.5DiedHenri SchweryCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Sion {Sitten}, Switzerland
8 Jan69.2DiedCástor Oswaldo Azuaje Pérez, O.C.D. †Bishop of Trujillo, Venezuela
59.2Ordained BishopFrançois Achille EyabiBishop of Eséka, Cameroon
64.6AppointedAntonio Gómez CanteroCoadjutor Bishop of Almería, Spain
57.5AppointedDominique Joseph Mathieu, O.F.M. Conv.Archbishop of Teheran-Ispahan, IranArchbishop-Elect
53.7InstalledMarek SolarczykBishop of Radom, Poland
9 Jan54.9AppointedDominique Marie Joseph Blanchet, Ist. del PradoBishop of Créteil, France
47.2AppointedLizardo Estrada Herrera, O.S.A.Auxiliary Bishop of Cuzco, PeruAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
47.2AppointedLizardo Estrada Herrera, O.S.A.Titular Bishop of AusuccuraAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Cuzco, Peru
66.1Ordained BishopJusto Rodríguez GallegoTitular Bishop of NomentumAuxiliary Bishop of Zárate-Campana, Argentina
73.6ResignedMichel Léon Émile SantierBishop of Créteil, FranceBishop Emeritus
10 Jan88.1DiedAdam DyczkowskiBishop Emeritus of Zielona Góra-Gorzów, Poland
60.6InstalledJacques Léon Jean Marie HabertBishop of Bayeux (-Lisieux), France
11 Jan75.0RetiredJean-Pierre Marie CattenozArchbishop of Avignon, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
74.2DiedLuis Adriano Piedrahíta SandovalBishop of Santa Marta, Colombia
77.6AppointedGeorges Paul PontierApostolic Administrator of Avignon, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Marseille, France
91.9DiedOscar RizzatoAlmoner Emeritus of the Office of Papal Charities
59.6AppointedBernabé de Jesús Sagastume Lemus, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of San Marcos, Guatemala
12 Jan58.9Ordained BishopDavid Joseph BonnarBishop of Youngstown, Ohio, USA
61.3DiedFlorentin CrihălmeanuBishop of Cluj-Gherla (Romanian), Romania
13 Jan87.9DiedMario CecchiniBishop Emeritus of Fano-Fossombrone-Cagli-Pergola, Italy
65.3AppointedPaulo Romeu Dantas BastosBishop of Jequié, Bahia, Brazil
53.6DiedMoses HamungoleBishop of Monze, Zambia
63.2AppointedJoaquim Wladimir Lopes DiasBishop of Lorena, Sao Paulo, Brazil
88.0DiedEusébio Oscar Scheid, S.C.I. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
70.0DiedPhilip TartagliaArchbishop of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
14 Jan66.0AppointedGiovanni d’AnielloApostolic Nuncio to UzbekistanApostolic Nuncio to Russian Federation
79.5DiedVincent Paul LoganBishop Emeritus of Dunkeld, Scotland, Great Britain
15 Jan77.0AppointedGianni AmbrosioApostolic Administrator of Massa Carrara-Pontremoli, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Piacenza-Bobbio, Italy
62.8InstalledMichael William FisherBishop of Buffalo, New York, USA
71.6ResignedGiovanni SantucciBishop of Massa Carrara-Pontremoli, ItalyBishop Emeritus
72.6CeasedEdward Bernard ScharfenbergerApostolic Administrator of Buffalo, New York, USABishop of Albany, New York, USA
16 Jan52.9InstalledDevair Araújo da FonsecaBishop of Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
57.5Ordained BishopTomás Alejo ConcepciónBishop of San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic
75.8RetiredJoseph Đình Đúc ĐaoBishop of Xuân Lộc, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
67.6AppointedJohn Đo Văn NgânBishop of Xuân Lộc, Viet Nam
17 Jan65.8DiedAbel GabuzaCoadjutor Archbishop of Durban, South Africa
89.3DiedVincent Michael RizzottoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USA
47.4Ordained BishopRumen Ivanov StanevTitular Bishop of SimidiccaAuxiliary Bishop of Sofia e Plovdiv, Bulgaria
70.2DiedPhilip Edward WilsonArchbishop Emeritus of Adelaide, Australia
18 Jan76.7RetiredMarcello BartolucciSecretary of the Congregation for the Causes of SaintsSecretary Emeritus
61.8AppointedFabio FabeneSecretary of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
65.2DiedFrancisco Daniel Rivera Sánchez, M.Sp.S. †Auxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
19 Jan78.2DiedWilliam Regis Fey, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea
59.3AppointedPietro LagneseApostolic Administrator of Ischia, ItalyBishop of Caserta, Italy
20 Jan48.6Ordained BishopNicolás Renán Aguilera ArroyoBishop of Potosí, Bolivia
70.2CeasedTommaso CaputoApostolic Administrator of Caserta, ItalyPrelate of Pompei o Beatissima Vergine Maria del Santissimo Rosario, Italy
77.8DiedJohn Baptist KaggwaBishop Emeritus of Masaka, Uganda
54.8AppointedStrahil Veselinov KavalenovBishop of Nicopoli, BulgariaBishop-Elect
59.3InstalledPietro LagneseBishop of Caserta, Italy
21 Jan91.8DiedJosé Crisologo SorraBishop Emeritus of Legazpi, Philippines
22 Jan94.0DiedJean Assaad HaddadArchbishop Emeritus of Tyr (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
93.9DiedAlfredo MagarottoBishop Emeritus of Vittorio Veneto, Italy
23 Jan47.3Ordained BishopJaime Oswaldo Castillo VillacrésVicar Apostolic of Zamora en Ecuador
57.5Ordained BishopThomas Halim HabibBishop of Sohag (Coptic), Egypt
47.9Ordained BishopValter Magno de CarvalhoTitular Bishop of GiufiAuxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
59.2CeasedEugeniusz Mirosław PopowiczApostolic Administrator of Olsztyn-Gdańsk (Ukrainian), PolandArchbishop of Przemyśl-Warszawa {-Warsaw} (Ukrainian), Poland
57.2Ordained BishopFrancisco José Tigerino DávilaBishop of Bluefields, Nicaragua
80.2InstalledSilvano Maria Tomasi, C.S.Cardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in CarcereCardinal, Permanent Observer Emeritus to United Nations Office and Specialized Agencies in Geneva
48.0Ordained BishopArkadiusz TrochanowskiBishop of Olsztyn-Gdańsk (Ukrainian), Poland
24 Jan57.0CeasedStephen Ameyu Martin MullaApostolic Administrator of Wau, South SudanArchbishop of Juba, South Sudan
48.7Ordained BishopMatthew Remijio Adam Gbitiku, M.C.C.I.Bishop of Wau, South Sudan
86.7DiedPatrick O’DonoghueBishop Emeritus of Lancaster, England, Great Britain
25 Jan72.1ResignedJoseph Luc André BouchardBishop of Trois-Rivières, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
51.9AppointedDamian BrylBishop of Kalisz, Poland
51.7Ordained BishopIvan Philip CamilleriTitular Bishop of Teglata in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
49.3Ordained BishopStephanus Han Jung HyunTitular Bishop of MozotcoriAuxiliary Bishop of Daejeon {Taejon}, Korea (South)
50.9AppointedJosif PrintezisArchbishop of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos, GreeceArchbishop-Elect
50.9AppointedJosif PrintezisApostolic Administrator of Chios (Scio), GreeceArchbishop-Elect of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos, Greece
79.9RetiredNikólaos PrintezisArchbishop of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos, GreeceArchbishop Emeritus
79.9RetiredNikólaos PrintezisApostolic Administrator of Chios (Scio), GreeceArchbishop Emeritus of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos, Greece
60.3InstalledGiuseppe SatrianoArchbishop of Bari-Bitonto, Italy
26 Jan85.7DiedLuc Julian MatthysBishop Emeritus of Armidale, Australia
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29 Jan55.6InstalledHilario González GarcíaBishop of Saltillo, Coahuila, México
30 Jan57.6Ordained BishopGerardo Miguel Nieves LojaCoadjutor Bishop of Riobamba, EcuadorCoadjutor Bishop-Elect
54.2Ordained BishopArtur WażnyTitular Bishop of MazacaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Tarnów, Poland
2 Feb58.0InstalledDomenico BattagliaArchbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
66.1InstalledDermot Pius FarrellArchbishop of Dublin, Ireland
64.2Ordained BishopMartin Kmetec, O.F.M. Conv.Archbishop of Izmir (Smirne), TurkeyArchbishop-Elect
6 Feb71.5InstalledEsmeraldo Barreto de Farias, Ist. del PradoBishop of Araçuaí (Arassuaí), Minas Gerais, Brazil
57.6CeasedJosé Carlos Brandão CabralApostolic Administrator of Araçuaí (Arassuaí), Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop of Almenara, Minas Gerais, Brazil
51.3Ordained BishopRobert Józef ChrząszczTitular Bishop of ForconiumAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
46.9Ordained BishopFrançois Abeli Muhoya MutchapaBishop of Kindu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop-Elect
55.9CeasedWilly Ngumbi Ngengele, M. Afr.Apostolic Administrator of Kindu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop of Goma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
60.9InstalledTulio Luis Ramírez PadillaBishop of Guarenas, Venezuela
9 Feb58.2Ordained BishopMichael Otieno OdiwaBishop of Homa Bay, KenyaBishop-Elect
11 Feb75.1CeasedRoberto Bordi, O.F.M.Apostolic Administrator of El Beni o Beni, BoliviaAuxiliary Bishop
53.6Ordained BishopNivaldo dos Santos FerreiraTitular Bishop of ThiavaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
54.9Ordained BishopLarry James KulickBishop of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USABishop-Elect
58.3InstalledAurelio Pesoa Ribera, O.F.M.Vicar Apostolic of El Beni o Beni, Bolivia
13 Feb48.8Ordained BishopJúlio César Gomes MoreiraTitular Bishop of ThisiduoAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
58.1Ordained BishopCarlos Silva, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of SummulaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of São Paulo, Brazil
14 Feb51.2Ordained BishopJean-Luc GarinBishop of Saint-Claude, FranceBishop-Elect
52.0Ordained BishopNoel Saw Naw AyeTitular Bishop of MethamaucumAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Yangon, Myanmar
16 Feb57.6Ordained BishopDominique Joseph Mathieu, O.F.M. Conv.Archbishop of Teheran-Ispahan, IranArchbishop-Elect
27 Feb60.6Ordained BishopNorbert Hans Christoph Foerster, S.V.D.Bishop of Ji-Paraná, Rondonia, BrazilBishop-Elect
28 Feb55.0InstalledDominique Marie Joseph Blanchet, Ist. del PradoBishop of Créteil, France
10 Mar51.0Ordained BishopJosif PrintezisArchbishop of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos, GreeceArchbishop-Elect
13 Mar194.8BeatifiedMamerto Esquiú y Medina, O.F.M. Obs. †Bishop of Córdoba (Tucumán), Argentina
17 Mar55.4Ordained BishopNeil Sebastian ScantleburyBishop of Bridgetown, Barbados, AntillesBishop-Elect
19 Mar65.5InstalledPaulo Romeu Dantas BastosBishop of Jequié, Bahia, Brazil
62.9Ordained BishopWilybard LaghoBishop of Malindi, KenyaBishop-Elect
51.7Ordained BishopMauricio Urrea CarrilloBishop of Parral, Chihuahua, MéxicoBishop-Elect
25 Mar52.6Ordained BishopKhalid Rehmat, O.F.M. Cap.Vicar Apostolic of Quetta, Pakistan
29 Jun54.5Ordained BishopWayne Lawrence LobsingerTitular Bishop of Gemellae in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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