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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
May58.0CeasedSimona Brambilla, M. C.Superior General of Suore Missionarie della ConsolataSecretary of the Dicastery for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
1 May51.0Ordained BishopMarcelo Antônio da SilvaTitular Bishop of TabaicaraAuxiliary Bishop of Santo Amaro, Sao Paulo, Brazil
58.5SucceededRichard Garth HenningBishop of Providence, Rhode Island, USA
61.3AppointedJoseph Huỳnh Văn SỹBishop of Nha Trang, Viet Nam
77.2RetiredJoseph KarikkasseryBishop of Kottapuram, IndiaBishop Emeritus
53.0AppointedChristopher Naseri-Mutiti NaseriAuxiliary Bishop of Calabar, Nigeria
53.0AppointedChristopher Naseri-Mutiti NaseriTitular Bishop of GurzaAuxiliary Bishop of Calabar, Nigeria
52.0Ordained BishopVinsensius Setiawan TriatmojoBishop of Tanjungkarang, Indonesia
75.0RetiredThomas Joseph TobinBishop of Providence, Rhode Island, USABishop Emeritus
63.8AppointedAlex Joseph VadakumthalaApostolic Administrator of Kottapuram, IndiaBishop of Kannur, India
2 May91.5DiedHelmut KrätzlAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
76.2RetiredSmaragde MbonyintegeBishop of Kabgayi, RwandaBishop Emeritus
55.6AppointedBalthazar NtivuguruzwaBishop of Kabgayi, Rwanda
3 May54.6AppointedAndrea AndreozziBishop of Fano-Fossombrone-Cagli-Pergola, Italy
63.2InstalledVictor Barnuevo BendicoArchbishop of Capiz, Philippines
57.9AppointedAdilson Pedro Busin, C.S.Bishop of Tubarão, Santa Catarina, Brazil
68.1AppointedJohn Baptist Huang Min-Cheng, O.F.M.Bishop of Tainan, Taiwan
61.0Ordained BishopClaude LamoureuxBishop of Gaspé, Québec, Canada
75.2RetiredArmando TrasartiBishop of Fano-Fossombrone-Cagli-Pergola, ItalyBishop Emeritus
4 May61.0AppointedFirmino DavidBishop of Sumbe, Angola
5 May75.4RetiredFrancisco Chimoio, O.F.M. Cap.Archbishop of Maputo, MozambiqueArchbishop Emeritus
75.0RetiredJohn Atcherley DewArchbishop of Wellington, New ZealandCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
55.1SucceededJoão Carlos Hatoa NunesArchbishop of Maputo, Mozambique
56.0SucceededPaul Gerard Martin, S.M.Archbishop of Wellington, New Zealand
46.8AppointedYohane Suzgo NyirendaAuxiliary Bishop of Mzuzu, Malawi
46.8AppointedYohane Suzgo NyirendaTitular Bishop of CatrumAuxiliary Bishop of Mzuzu, Malawi
6 May68.3CeasedDavid Kamau Ng’ang’aApostolic Administrator of Nakuru, KenyaAuxiliary Bishop of Nairobi, Kenya
63.3AppointedLuis Alberto Migone RepettoAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Chile
63.3AppointedLuis Alberto Migone RepettoTitular Bishop of AmauraAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Chile
55.4Ordained BishopCleophas Oseso TukaBishop of Nakuru, Kenya
50.2Ordained BishopJenry Orlando Ruiz MoraBishop of Trujillo, Honduras
209.9BeatifiedBl. Jacinto Vera y DuránBishop of Montevideo, Uruguay
7 May55.4InstalledVirgilio do Carmo da Silva, S.D.B.Cardinal-Priest of Sant’Alberto MagnoCardinal, Archbishop of Díli, Timor-Leste
77.9DiedPatrick Joseph McGrathBishop Emeritus of San Jose in California, USA
9 May90.1DiedEdward Peter CullenBishop Emeritus of Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
10 May78.1DiedCarlos Jesús Patricio Baladrón ValdésBishop Emeritus of Guantánamo-Baracoa, Cuba
48.4AppointedAurélio Pinto de SousaBishop of Quixadá, Ceara, Brazil
63.9AppointedVarghese Thottamkara, C.M.Bishop of Balasore, India
11 May52.2Ordained BishopPola Ayoub Matta Usama Shafik AkhnoukhBishop of Ismayliah (Coptic), Egypt
54.0CeasedDaniel Lotfy KhellaPatriarchal Administrator of Ismayliah (Coptic), EgyptBishop of Assiut {Lycopolis} (Coptic), Egypt
57.5AppointedThibault VernyArchbishop of Chambéry (-Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne-Tarentaise), France
76.6DiedKyrillos Kamal William SamaanBishop Emeritus of Assiut {Lycopolis} (Coptic), Egypt
13 May50.7Ordained BishopCoffi Roger AnoumouBishop of Lokossa, Benin
53.7AppointedHonoré Beugré DakpaBishop of Katiola, Côte d’Ivoire
56.9AppointedGerardo Díaz VázquezBishop of Colima, México
75.0RetiredAllwyn D’SilvaAuxiliary Bishop of Bombay, IndiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
51.4Ordained BishopBob John Hassan KoromaBishop of Makeni, Sierra Leone
47.3AppointedLéonard Ndjadi Ndjate, M.C.C.I.Auxiliary Bishop of Kisangani, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
47.3AppointedLéonard Ndjadi Ndjate, M.C.C.I.Titular Bishop of Casae in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop of Kisangani, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
46.6AppointedCarlos Alberto Santos GarcíaAuxiliary Bishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
46.6AppointedCarlos Alberto Santos GarcíaTitular Bishop of TamadaAuxiliary Bishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
14 May78.0DiedGuerrino Riccardo BrusatiBishop Emeritus of Janaúba, Minas Gerais, Brazil
51.4InstalledBob John Hassan KoromaBishop of Makeni, Sierra Leone
86.7DiedKarl Bernhard Hesse, M.S.C. †Archbishop Emeritus of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
66.3CeasedNatale Paganelli, S.X.Apostolic Administrator of Makeni, Sierra LeoneApostolic Administrator Emeritus
15 May77.6DiedValentin Pozaić, S.J. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Zagreb, Croatia
16 May70.0RetiredAntonio ArcariApostolic Nuncio to MonacoApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
58.7Ordained BishopPeter Kiều Công TùngBishop of Phát Diệm, Viet Nam
58.1Ordained BishopGiuseppe MengoliBishop of San Severo, Italy
69.4CeasedJoseph Nguyễn NăngApostolic Administrator of Phát Diệm, Viet NamArchbishop of Thành-Phô Hồ Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville), Viet Nam
50.5AppointedCarlos Washington Yépez NaranjoBishop of Tulcán, Ecuador
18 May59.8AppointedPiergiorgio BertoldiApostolic Nuncio to Dominican Republic
59.8AppointedPiergiorgio BertoldiApostolic Delegate to Puerto RicoApostolic Nuncio to Dominican Republic
99.6DiedGiuseppe CasaleArchbishop Emeritus of Foggia-Bovino, Italy
72.5AppointedSavio Hon Tai-Fai, S.D.B.Apostolic Nuncio to LibyaApostolic Nuncio to Malta
52.9Ordained BishopPeter Lê Tấn LợiCoadjutor Bishop of Cần Thơ, Viet Nam
63.2InstalledPierre-Yves MichelBishop of Nancy (-Toul), France
19 May59.4AppointedJuan Carlos AresBishop of San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
AppointedRoland Paris BuyaganAdministrator of Baguio, Philippines
60.7AppointedNuno Manuel dos Santos AlmeidaBishop of Bragança-Miranda, Portugal
49.9AppointedJean Michaël DurhôneBishop of Port-Louis, Mauritius
81.8RetiredMaurice Evenor Piat, C.S.Sp.Bishop of Port-Louis, MauritiusCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
50.3AppointedJean Nicolas RakotojaonaAuxiliary Bishop of Morondava, Madagascar
50.3AppointedJean Nicolas RakotojaonaTitular Bishop of DragonaraAuxiliary Bishop of Morondava, Madagascar
20 May62.7InstalledLaurent Jean Marie Le Boulc’hArchbishop of Lille, France
21 May48.9InstalledGiorgio Marengo, I.M.C.Cardinal-Priest of San Giuda Taddeo ApostoloCardinal, Prefect of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
56.3InstalledJean-Pierre VuilleminBishop of Le Mans, France
59.4InstalledNélio Domingos ZorteaBishop of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
22 May60.9Ordained BishopÁlvaro Mon Peréz, C.Ss.R.Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Carreño, Colombia
64.9AppointedNicolas Henry Marie Denis TheveninApostolic Nuncio to OmanApostolic Nuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic of
23 May77.5RetiredPaul Joseph BradleyBishop of Kalamazoo, Michigan, USABishop Emeritus
61.5AppointedEdward Mark LohseBishop of Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
89.2DiedAlojz TkáčArchbishop Emeritus of Košice, Slovakia
24 May57.3ConfirmedSabri AnarArchbishop of Diarbekir (Amida) (Chaldean), Turkey
52.5AppointedTomás Abel Carrasco CortésBishop of San Juan Bautista de Calama, Chile
65.5AppointedRuperto Cruz SantosBishop of Antipolo, Philippines
75.0RetiredMichael Joseph FitzgeraldAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
52.4AppointedRicardo HoepersAuxiliary Bishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
52.4AppointedRicardo HoepersTitular Bishop of ThysdrusAuxiliary Bishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
65.2AppointedKenneth Michael HowellBishop of Toowoomba, Australia
79.3RetiredRobert Michael McGuckinBishop of Toowoomba, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
75.9RetiredFrancisco Mendoza de LeonBishop of Antipolo, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
55.7InstalledJohn RodriguesBishop of Poona, India
25 May66.4CeasedBasilios Fawzy Al-DabePatriarchal Administrator of Al Qusia (Coptic), EgyptBishop of Minya {Ermopoli Maggiore; Minieh} (Coptic), Egypt
68.8AppointedJoaquim Carlos Carvalho, O.S.B.Administrator of Jataí, Goias, BrazilBishop
56.1Ordained BishopMorqos Thomas Esam William Bolos FaragallaBishop of Al Qusia (Coptic), Egypt
26 May78.0RetiredPio Gonçalo Alves de SousaAuxiliary Bishop of Porto, PortugalAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
65.1Ordained BishopClaudio Pablo CastriconeTitular Bishop of Castra NovaAuxiliary Bishop of Orán, Argentina
54.7AppointedJoaquim Proença DionísioAuxiliary Bishop of Porto, Portugal
54.7AppointedJoaquim Proença DionísioTitular Bishop of PartheniaAuxiliary Bishop of Porto, Portugal
60.0AppointedMichele Di TolveAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
60.0AppointedMichele Di TolveTitular Bishop of HorreaAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
55.1AppointedJorge Ignacio García CuervaArchbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
49.3AppointedRoberto Rosmaninho MarizAuxiliary Bishop of Porto, Portugal
49.3AppointedRoberto Rosmaninho MarizTitular Bishop of VitaAuxiliary Bishop of Porto, Portugal
75.4RetiredMario Aurelio PoliArchbishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
27 May66.6AppointedPhilippe Gabriel Marie Augustin BallotApostolic Administrator of Strasbourg, FranceBishop of Metz, France
75.0RetiredJohn Atcherley DewBishop of New Zealand, MilitaryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Wellington, New Zealand
58.5Ordained BishopTeodoro León MuñozTitular Bishop of MentesaAuxiliary Bishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
56.0AppointedPaul Gerard Martin, S.M.Bishop of New Zealand, MilitaryArchbishop of Wellington, New Zealand
66.0ResignedLuc Marie Daniel Ravel, C.R.S.V.Archbishop of Strasbourg, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
48.4Ordained BishopRamón Darío Valdivia JiménezTitular Bishop of EgabroAuxiliary Bishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
53.9ConfirmedNersès (Joseph) Zabarian (Zabbara)Archbishop of Baghdad (Armenian), Iraq
59.4Ordained BishopElias Kwenzakufani ZondiTitular Bishop of RutaboAuxiliary Bishop of Durban, South Africa
28 May97.8DiedErnest Anthony Bertrand Boland, O.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Multan, Pakistan
67.1Ordained BishopJoachim WalderTitular Bishop of LegiaAuxiliary Bishop of Aizawl, India
29 May87.7DiedVictor Benito GaleoneBishop Emeritus of Saint Augustine, Florida, USA
68.6AppointedJesús Rico García, H.S.O.D.Bishop of Ávila, Spain
30 May73.0AppointedGeorge Leo ThomasArchbishop of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
31 May51.3AppointedJoão Batista Alves do Nascimento, C.SS.R.Bishop of Barra (do Rio Grande), Bahia, Brazil
44.5AppointedFabián Alberto BelayAuxiliary Bishop of Rosario, ArgentinaFormer Auxiliary Bishop-Elect
44.5AppointedFabián Alberto BelayTitular Bishop of AguntumFormer Auxiliary Bishop-Elect of Rosario, Argentina
76.6RetiredLuís Flávio Cappio, O.F.M.Bishop of Barra (do Rio Grande), Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
62.9AppointedHenry EikhleinBishop of Pathein, Myanmar
57.1AppointedErnesto José FernándezAuxiliary Bishop of Rosario, Argentina
57.1AppointedErnesto José FernándezTitular Bishop of DeultumAuxiliary Bishop of Rosario, Argentina
55.3SucceededAdrian Józef Galbas, S.A.C.Archbishop of Katowice, Poland
66.7AppointedJuraci Gomes de OliveiraBishop of Amargosa, Bahia, Brazil
58.2InstalledGiuseppe MengoliBishop of San Severo, Italy
61.3SucceededMaurice Nyunt WaiBishop of Mawlamyine, Myanmar
57.0Ordained BishopJohn Panamthottathil, C.M.I.Bishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne (Syro-Malabar), Australia
73.0ResignedAdelio Pasqualotto, C.S.I.Vicar Apostolic of Napo, EcuadorVicar Apostolic Emeritus
81.5AppointedJesús Esteban Sádaba Pérez, O.F.M. Cap.Apostolic Administrator of Napo, EcuadorVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Aguarico, Ecuador
74.8RetiredRaymond Saw Po RayBishop of Mawlamyine, MyanmarBishop Emeritus
75.0RetiredWiktor Paweł SkworcArchbishop of Katowice, PolandArchbishop Emeritus
75.0Solemn VowsLorenzo Voltolini Esti, O.C.S.O.Priest of Order of Cistercians of the Strict ObservanceArchbishop Emeritus of Portoviejo, Ecuador
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