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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
May55.2AppointedOmar de Jesús Mejía GiraldoApostolic Administrator of San Vicente del Caguán, ColombiaArchbishop of Florencia, Colombia
1 May89.5DiedGeraldo Dantas de Andrade, S.C.I. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil
64.5DiedJosé Daniel Falla RoblesBishop of Soacha, Colombia
2 May46.6Ordained BishopBenoni AmbăruşTitular Bishop of TruentumAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
86.5DiedPaul Vollmar, S. M. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Chur, Switzerland
3 May82.9AppointedAngelo Amato, S.D.B.Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in AquiroCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
92.3AppointedWalter BrandmüllerCardinal-Priest of San Giuliano dei FiamminghiCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Committee for Historical Sciences
72.8AppointedRaymond Leo BurkeCardinal-Priest of Sant’Agata de’ GotiCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Apostolic Signatura
48.9AppointedMatthew Remijio Adam Gbitiku, M.C.C.I.Apostolic Administrator of Rumbek, South SudanBishop of Wau, South Sudan
71.1AppointedKurt KochCardinal-Priest of Nostra Signora del Sacro CuoreCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Christian Unity
86.9AppointedFrancesco MonterisiCardinal-Priest of San Paolo alla RegolaCardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
76.6AppointedMauro PiacenzaCardinal-Priest of San Paolo alle Tre FontaneCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
78.5AppointedGianfranco RavasiCardinal-Priest of San Giorgio in VelabroCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission for Sacred Archeology
75.8AppointedRobert SarahCardinal-Priest of San Giovanni Bosco in via TuscolanaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
88.8DiedIñaki Mallona Txertudi, C.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Arecibo, Puerto Rico
4 May75.7DiedAntony AnandarayarArchbishop Emeritus of Pondicherry and Cuddalore, India
87.3DiedAloísio Hilário de Pinho, F.D.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Jataí, Goias, Brazil
90.6DiedPeter Toshio JinushiBishop Emeritus of Sapporo, Japan
90.0DiedRaúl Horacio Scarrone CarreroBishop Emeritus of Florida, Uruguay
5 May55.3AppointedAlessandro Cassinis RighiniAuditor General of the Office of the Auditor General
73.2ResignedGino RealiBishop of Porto-Santa Rufina, ItalyBishop Emeritus
58.2AppointedGianrico RuzzaApostolic Administrator of Porto-Santa Rufina, ItalyBishop of Civitavecchia-Tarquinia, Italy
6 May65.1DiedBasil Bhuriya, S.V.D. †Bishop of Jhabua, India
96.3DiedGeorges Marcel Émile Nicolas Perron, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Djibouti
56.9Ordained BishopPascual Benjamín Rivera Montoya, T.O.R.Prelate of Huamachuco, Peru
7 May75.0RetiredWilliam (Leonard) Kenney, C.P.Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham, England, Great BritainAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
66.2AppointedGiuseppe MazzafaroBishop of Cerreto Sannita-Telese-Sant’Agata de’ Goti, Italy
8 May47.6AppointedPeter Adrian ChifukwaBishop of Dedza, Malawi
66.7AppointedAldo GiordanoApostolic Nuncio to European Union
58.4AppointedGiuseppe La PlacaBishop of Ragusa, Italy
11 May52.4AppointedFrançois-Xavier Bustillo, O.F.M. Conv.Cardinal, Bishop of Ajaccio, France
63.0AppointedJoseba Segura EtxezarragaBishop of Bilbao, Spain
12 May55.4AppointedShorot Francis GomesBishop of Sylhet, Bangladesh
52.3AppointedWiesław ŚmigielApostolic Administrator of Bydgoszcz, PolandBishop of Toruń, Poland
72.5ResignedJan Karol TyrawaBishop of Bydgoszcz, PolandBishop Emeritus
13 May52.0Ordained BishopMaurizio AloiseArchbishop of Rossano-Cariati, Italy
57.8Ordained BishopGérard Francis Le StangBishop of Amiens, France
51.5AppointedDavid Thomas Daniel Macaire, O.P.Apostolic Administrator of Basse-Terre (et Pointe-à-Pitre), Guadeloupe, AntillesArchbishop of Fort-de-France (e Saint Pierre), Martinique, Antilles
50.4AppointedSiby Mathew Peedikayil, H.G.N.Bishop of Aitape, Papua New Guinea
75.2RetiredJean-Yves RiocreuxBishop of Basse-Terre (et Pointe-à-Pitre), Guadeloupe, AntillesBishop Emeritus
59.1AppointedLuis José Rueda AparicioApostolic Administrator of Soacha, ColombiaCardinal, Archbishop of Bogotá, Colombia
14 May67.6AppointedMartin AsheAuxiliary Bishop of Melbourne, Australia
67.6AppointedMartin AsheTitular Bishop of MuteciAuxiliary Bishop of Melbourne, Australia
64.0AppointedAnthony John IrelandAuxiliary Bishop of Melbourne, Australia
64.0AppointedAnthony John IrelandTitular Bishop of CarinolaAuxiliary Bishop of Melbourne, Australia
15 May55.5AppointedMiguel Ángel Cadenas Cardo, O.S.A.Vicar Apostolic of Iquitos, Peru
59.8AppointedRamón Alfredo de la Cruz BalderaBishop of San Francisco de Macorís, Dominican Republic
58.0Ordained BishopTeodoro Gómez RiveraTitular Bishop of Castellum TatroportusBishop of Choluteca, Honduras
79.4RetiredFausto Ramón Mejía VallejoBishop of San Francisco de Macorís, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus
60.1Ordained BishopMarcos Pirán GómezTitular Bishop of BosetaAuxiliary Bishop of Holguín, Cuba
16 May59.6Ordained BishopMarc Michel BeaumontBishop of Moulins, France
17 May63.9ResignedJoseph Banga BaneBishop of Buta, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
61.7AppointedStephen Chow Sau-yan, S.J.Cardinal, Bishop of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
93.4DiedBruno KouaméBishop Emeritus of Abengourou, Côte d’Ivoire
56.1AppointedJean-Bertin Nadonye Ndongo, O.F.M. Cap.Apostolic Administrator of Buta, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop of Lolo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
18 May67.9AppointedItalo Dell’Oro, C.R.S.Auxiliary Bishop of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USA
67.9AppointedItalo Dell’Oro, C.R.S.Titular Bishop of SucardaAuxiliary Bishop of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USA
19 May53.4Ordained BishopRoberto Madrigal GallegosBishop of Tuxpan, Veracruz, México
75.5RetiredSalvatore ParuzzoBishop of Ourinhos, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
56.1AppointedEduardo Vieira dos SantosBishop of Ourinhos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
20 May66.2Ordained BishopDaniel John FeltonBishop of Duluth, Minnesota, USA
21 May78.0RetiredIsidro Barrio BarrioBishop of Huancavélica, PeruBishop Emeritus
51.2AppointedLuis Alberto Huamán Camayo, O.M.I.Auxiliary Bishop of Huancayo, PeruArchbishop
51.2AppointedLuis Alberto Huamán Camayo, O.M.I.Titular Bishop of TepeltaArchbishop of Huancayo, Peru
60.4AppointedCarlos Alberto Salcedo Ojeda, O.M.I.Bishop of Huancavélica, Peru
51.7Ordained BishopJuan José Salaverry Villarreal, O.P.Titular Bishop of AcelumAuxiliary Bishop of Lima, Peru
22 May60.8InstalledCarlos Enrique Curiel Herrera, Sch. P.Bishop of Carora, Venezuela
60.8SucceededAlessandro DamianoArchbishop of Agrigento, Italy
55.6AppointedLawrence Subrata Howlader, C.S.C.Apostolic Administrator of Barishal, BangladeshArchbishop of Chattogram, Bangladesh
55.6InstalledLawrence Subrata Howlader, C.S.C.Archbishop of Chattogram, Bangladesh
75.0RetiredFrancesco MontenegroArchbishop of Agrigento, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
64.5InstalledFrancisco Javier Múnera Correa, I.M.C.Archbishop of Cartagena, Colombia
58.8AppointedFulgence Muteba MugaluArchbishop of Lubumbashi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
58.8AppointedFulgence Muteba MugaluApostolic Administrator of Kilwa-Kasenga, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Archbishop of Lubumbashi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
73.1AppointedGennaro PascarellaBishop of Ischia, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Pozzuoli, Italy
80.0CeasedUbaldo Ramón Santana Sequera, F.M.I.Apostolic Administrator of Carora, VenezuelaArchbishop Emeritus of Maracaibo, Venezuela
52.7AppointedPius Sin HozelAuxiliary Bishop of Busan {Pusan}, Korea (South)
52.7AppointedPius Sin HozelTitular Bishop of BelesasaAuxiliary Bishop of Busan {Pusan}, Korea (South)
60.0Ordained BishopRanko VidovićBishop of Hvar (-Brac e Vis), Croatia
23 May75.4AppointedGilles Côté, S.M.M.Apostolic Administrator of Daru-Kiunga, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
75.4RetiredGilles Côté, S.M.M.Bishop of Daru-Kiunga, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
53.1AppointedJoseph Tarife Durero, S.V.D.Bishop of Daru-Kiunga, Papua New Guinea
51.2Ordained BishopJosif PrintezisArchbishop of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos, Greece
24 May75.7RetiredMax Leroy DavisBishop of Australia, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
80.7InstalledEnrico FerociCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria del Divino Amore a Castel di Leva
67.5AppointedChristopher Charles ProwseApostolic Administrator of Australia, MilitaryArchbishop of Canberra and Goulburn, Australia
25 May86.5DiedGrégoire Pierre XX (Krikor) Ghabroyan, I.C.P.B. †Patriarch of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
63.8DiedJosé Melitón ChávezBishop of Concepción, Argentina
26 May54.5InstalledLuis Alberto Barrera Pacheco, M.C.C.I.Bishop of Callao, Peru
80.0DiedArturo de Jesús Correa ToroBishop Emeritus of Ipiales, Colombia
73.2AppointedBoutros MarayatiPatriarchal Administrator of Cilicia (Armenian), LebanonArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Armenian), Syria
65.6CeasedRobert Francis Prevost, O.S.A.Apostolic Administrator of Callao, PeruCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for Bishops
27 May60.3InstalledGalo Fernández VillasecaBishop of Talca, Chile
56.1AppointedAurelio García MacíasUnder Secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the SacramentsUnder Secretary of the Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
56.1AppointedAurelio García MacíasTitular Bishop of RotdonUnder Secretary of the Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
88.6DiedHeinrich JanssenAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Münster, Germany
71.2AppointedArthur RochePrefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the SacramentsCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
55.6AppointedVittorio Francesco Viola, O.F.M.Secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the SacramentsSecretary of the Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
55.6AppointedVittorio Francesco Viola, O.F.M.Archbishop (Personal Title)Secretary of the Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
28 May56.5Ordained BishopGuillermo Antonio Cornejo MonzónTitular Bishop of DecorianaAuxiliary Bishop of Lima, Peru
60.6AppointedGregory William GordonAuxiliary Bishop of Las Vegas, Nevada, USAAuxiliary Bishop of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
60.6AppointedGregory William GordonTitular Bishop of Nova PetraAuxiliary Bishop of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
83.6DiedJoseph Nunzio LatinoBishop Emeritus of Jackson, Mississippi, USA
29 May58.7Ordained BishopGiampio Luigi DevasiniBishop of Chiavari, Italy
46.1AppointedFrancisco Figueroa CervantesAuxiliary Bishop of Zamora, Michoacán, México
46.1AppointedFrancisco Figueroa CervantesTitular Bishop of LamasbaAuxiliary Bishop of Zamora, Michoacán, México
55.5InstalledMauro Maria Gambetti, O.F.M. Conv.Cardinal-Deacon of Santissimo Nome di Maria al Foro TraianoCardinal, President of the Fabric of St. Peter
53.7Ordained BishopJoseph-Bernard Likolo Bokal’EtumbaBishop of Lisala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
57.0CeasedErnest Ngboko Ngombe, C.I.C.M.Apostolic Administrator of Lisala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Archbishop of Mbandaka-Bikoro, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
69.7DiedCornelius SimCardinal, Vicar Apostolic of Brunei
65.9Ordained BishopSiphiwo Devilliers Paul Vanqa, S.A.C.Bishop of Queenstown, South Africa
30 May57.7Ordained BishopMaksimilijan MatjažBishop of Celje, Slovenia
31 May57.4AppointedLazarus Vitalis Msimbe, S.D.S.Bishop of Morogoro, Tanzania
60.5AppointedArulselvam RayappanBishop of Salem, India
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