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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Feb58.0AppointedDomenico BattagliaApostolic Administrator of Cerreto Sannita-Telese-Sant’Agata de’ Goti, ItalyArchbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
58.0InstalledDomenico BattagliaArchbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
80.6DiedHéctor Epalza Quintero, P.S.S. †Bishop Emeritus of Buenaventura, Colombia
66.1InstalledDermot Pius FarrellArchbishop of Dublin, Ireland
64.2Ordained BishopMartin Kmetec, O.F.M. Conv.Archbishop of Izmir (Smirne), Turkey
51.3AppointedInácio Lucas MwitaBishop of Gurué, Mozambique
51.1AppointedJoaquim Nhanganga TyombeBishop of Uije, Angola
57.6AppointedDenis NultyApostolic Administrator of Ossory, IrelandBishop of Kildare and Leighlin, Ireland
63.3AppointedNovatus RugambwaApostolic Nuncio to Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania)Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
59.9AppointedTitus Seo Sang-BeomBishop of Korea, Military
54.4AppointedKurian Mathew VayalunkalApostolic Nuncio to TunisiaApostolic Nuncio to Algeria
75.8AppointedFrancis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M.Apostolic Administrator of Korea, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
75.8RetiredFrancis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M.Bishop of Korea, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
3 Feb75.0RetiredOttorino Assolari, C.S.F.Bishop of Serrinha, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
53.2SucceededHélio Pereira dos SantosBishop of Serrinha, Bahia, Brazil
4 Feb88.3DiedBoulos Nassif Borkhoche, S.M.S.P. †Archbishop Emeritus of Bosra e Haūrān (Melkite Greek), Syria
94.7DiedFranz Josef KuhnleAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, Germany
76.8DiedPierre-Antoine Paulo, O.M.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Port-de-Paix, Haïti
5 Feb53.7AppointedMark Gerard MilesApostolic Nuncio to Benin
53.7AppointedMark Gerard MilesTitular Archbishop of Città DucaleApostolic Nuncio to Benin
6 Feb71.5InstalledEsmeraldo Barreto de Farias, Ist. del PradoBishop of Araçuaí (Arassuaí), Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
52.0AppointedNathalie Becquart, XavièreUnder Secretary of the Synod of Bishops
57.6CeasedJosé Carlos Brandão CabralApostolic Administrator of Araçuaí (Arassuaí), Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus of São João da Boa Vista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
51.3Ordained BishopRobert Józef ChrząszczTitular Bishop of ForconiumAuxiliary Bishop of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
62.7AppointedLucien (Luc) Jacques Marie Joseph Crepy, C.I.M.Bishop of Versailles, France
78.6DiedAfonso Fioreze, C.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Luziânia, Goias, Brazil
55.0InstalledMiguel Fernando González MariñoBishop of Espinal, Colombia
65.0InstalledVictor LyngdohArchbishop of Shillong, India
59.4AppointedLuis Marín de San Martín, O.S.A.Under Secretary of the Synod of Bishops
59.4AppointedLuis Marín de San Martín, O.S.A.Titular Bishop of SulianaUnder Secretary of the Synod of Bishops
46.9Ordained BishopFrançois Abeli Muhoya MutchapaBishop of Kindu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
62.3CeasedJaime Muñoz PedrozaApostolic Administrator of Espinal, ColombiaBishop of Girardot, Colombia
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
54.7AppointedEdouard SinayobyeBishop of Cyangugu, Rwanda
7 Feb47.3Ordained BishopGeorgios AltouvasArchbishop of Corfù, Zante e Cefalonia, Greece
54.3InstalledJuan Habib Chamieh, O.M.M.Bishop of San Charbel en Buenos Aires (Maronite), Argentina
8 Feb70.3ResignedDenis TheurillatAuxiliary Bishop of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, SwitzerlandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
56.5AppointedGerald (Jerry) Lee VinckeApostolic Administrator of Dodge City, Kansas, USABishop of Salina, Kansas, USA
9 Feb58.2Ordained BishopMichael Cornelius Otieno OdiwaBishop of Homa Bay, Kenya
10 Feb56.2AppointedGuillermo Antonio Cornejo MonzónAuxiliary Bishop of Lima, Peru
56.2AppointedGuillermo Antonio Cornejo MonzónTitular Bishop of DecorianaAuxiliary Bishop of Lima, Peru
57.7AppointedPascual Limachi OrtizPrelate of Corocoro, Bolivia
51.4AppointedJuan José Salaverry Villarreal, O.P.Auxiliary Bishop of Lima, Peru
51.4AppointedJuan José Salaverry Villarreal, O.P.Titular Bishop of AcelumAuxiliary Bishop of Lima, Peru
11 Feb75.1CeasedRoberto Bordi, O.F.M.Apostolic Administrator of El Beni o Beni, BoliviaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
75.1RetiredRoberto Bordi, O.F.M.Auxiliary Bishop of El Beni o Beni, BoliviaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
52.0InstalledDamian BrylBishop of Kalisz, Poland
75.5AppointedJoseph CouttsApostolic Administrator of Karachi, PakistanCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
75.5RetiredJoseph CouttsArchbishop of Karachi, PakistanCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
53.6Ordained BishopNivaldo dos Santos FerreiraTitular Bishop of ThiavaAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
52.8AppointedAntónio Juliasse Ferreira SandramoApostolic Administrator of Pemba, MozambiqueBishop
54.9Ordained BishopLarry James KulickBishop of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA
65.1AppointedLuiz Fernando Lisboa, C.P.Archbishop (Personal Title) of Cachoeiro do Itapemirim, Espirito Santo, BrazilBishop
62.3AppointedEugene Martin NugentApostolic Nuncio to BahrainApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
58.3InstalledAurelio Pesoa Ribera, O.F.M.Vicar Apostolic of El Beni o Beni, Bolivia
57.0CeasedGrzegorz Wojciech RyśApostolic Administrator of Kalisz, PolandCardinal, Archbishop of Łódź, Poland
54.2AppointedBenny Mario TravasArchbishop of Karachi, Pakistan
12 Feb78.1DiedBernard NsayiBishop Emeritus of Nkayi, Congo
13 Feb84.0CeasedBenedito Beni dos SantosApostolic Administrator of Lorena, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
48.8Ordained BishopJúlio César Gomes MoreiraTitular Bishop of ThisiduoAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
63.3InstalledJoaquim Wladimir Lopes DiasBishop of Lorena, Sao Paulo, Brazil
58.1Ordained BishopCarlos Silva, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of SummulaAuxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, Brazil
14 Feb47.3InstalledGeorgios AltouvasArchbishop of Corfù, Zante e Cefalonia, Greece
59.4InstalledIgnace Bessi DogboArchbishop of Korhogo, Côte d’IvoireArchbishop of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
51.2Ordained BishopJean-Luc Gérard GarinBishop of Saint-Claude, France
52.0Ordained BishopNoel Saw Naw AyeTitular Bishop of MethamaucumAuxiliary Bishop of Yangon, Myanmar
15 Feb75.2RetiredJoseph Aind, S.D.B.Bishop of Dibrugarh, IndiaBishop Emeritus
72.5AppointedJoseph Maria Bonnemain, Opus DeiBishop of Chur, Switzerland
65.8ResignedMarian Eleganti, O.S.B.Auxiliary Bishop of Chur, SwitzerlandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
51.9SucceededAlbert HemromBishop of Dibrugarh, India
58.8AppointedGary Wayne JanakAuxiliary Bishop of San Antonio, Texas, USA
58.8AppointedGary Wayne JanakTitular Bishop of DionysianaAuxiliary Bishop of San Antonio, Texas, USA
88.8DiedNechan Karakéhéyan, I.C.P.B. †Ordinary Emeritus of Eastern Europe {Europa Orientale} (Armenian)Apostolic Administrator Emeritus of Greece (Armenian)
53.4AppointedJoseph-Bernard Likolo Bokal’EtumbaBishop of Lisala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
16 Feb57.6Ordained BishopDominique Joseph Mathieu, O.F.M. Conv.Archbishop of Teheran-Ispahan, Iran
17 Feb90.9DiedJoseph Pastor Neelankavil, C.M.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Sagar (Syro-Malabar), India
18 Feb54.6AppointedTibor BertaBishop of Hungary, Military
70.2ResignedLászló BíróBishop of Hungary, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
53.9AppointedBohdan Dzyurakh, C.SS.R.Apostolic Exarch of Germany and Scandinavia {Deutschland und Skandinavien} (Ukrainian)
75.8RetiredPiotr KrykApostolic Exarch of Germany and Scandinavia {Deutschland und Skandinavien} (Ukrainian)Apostolic Exarch Emeritus
19 Feb55.4AppointedLawrence Subrata Howlader, C.S.C.Archbishop of Chattogram, Bangladesh
92.8DiedJoseph Kesenge WandangakonguBishop Emeritus of Molegbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
20 Feb77.4RetiredAngelo ComastriPresident of the Fabric of St. PeterCardinal, President Emeritus
77.4RetiredAngelo ComastriArchpriest of the Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano {Saint Peter Basilica}Cardinal, President Emeritus of the Fabric of St. Peter
55.3AppointedMauro Maria Gambetti, O.F.M. Conv.Cardinal, President of the Fabric of St. Peter
55.3AppointedMauro Maria Gambetti, O.F.M. Conv.Archpriest of the Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano {Saint Peter Basilica}Cardinal, President of the Fabric of St. Peter
55.5Ordained BishopLuka Sylvester GopepTitular Bishop of Muzuca in ByzacenaAuxiliary Bishop of Minna, Nigeria
75.6RetiredRobert SarahPrefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the SacramentsCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
22 Feb57.1Ordained BishopManuel González VillaseñorTitular Bishop of PloagheAuxiliary Bishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
86.6DiedLaurindo Guizzardi, C.S. †Bishop Emeritus of Foz do Iguaçu, Parana, Brazil
52.3Ordained BishopEduardo Muñoz OchoaTitular Bishop of SatafisBishop of Autlán, Jalisco, México
24 Feb71.8ResignedEdson de Castro HomemBishop of Iguatu, Ceara, BrazilBishop Emeritus
47.4Ordained BishopLizardo Estrada Herrera, O.S.A.Titular Bishop of AusuccuraAuxiliary Bishop of Cuzco, Peru
25 Feb49.5InstalledMichael Miabesue BibiBishop of Buéa, Cameroon
92.2DiedBede Vincent HeatherBishop Emeritus of Parramatta, Australia
82.5DiedJuan Francisco Sarasti Jaramillo, C.I.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Cali, Colombia
26 Feb68.4AppointedGiacomo CirulliBishop of Alife-Caiazzo, ItalyBishop of Teano-Calvi, Italy
47.9Ordained BishopRaúl PizarroTitular Bishop of AusanaAuxiliary Bishop of San Isidro, Argentina
93.0DiedYves-Marie Georges René Ramousse, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Phnom-Penh, Cambodia
71.9DiedGyörgy SnellAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
27 Feb58.7Ordained BishopPhilippe Abbo Chen, I.N.D.V.Vicar Apostolic of Mongo, Chad
60.6Ordained BishopNorbert Hans Christoph Foerster, S.V.D.Bishop of Ji-Paraná, Rondonia, Brazil
99.4DiedLinus Nirmal Gomes, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Baruipur, India
53.2AppointedRoberto Madrigal GallegosBishop of Tuxpan, Veracruz, México
48.9Ordained BishopRobert Mogapi MphiweBishop of Rustenburg, South Africa
76.0RetiredJuan Navarro CastellanosBishop of Tuxpan, Veracruz, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
55.3AppointedLuis Gabriel Ramírez DíazBishop of Ocaña, Colombia
28 Feb55.0InstalledDominique Marie Joseph Blanchet, Ist. del PradoBishop of Créteil, France
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