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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
The future events listed below have been publicly announced, but are subject to change.
2 Dec63.1InstalledLimacêdo Antônio da SilvaBishop of Afogados da Ingazeira, Pernambuco, Brazil
62.8InstalledHéctor Rafael Rodríguez Rodríguez, M.S.C.Archbishop of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
3 Dec49.9InstalledAmérico Manuel Alves AguiarCardinal-Priest of Sant’Antonio da Padova in Via MerulanaCardinal, Bishop of Setúbal, Portugal
56.5InstalledJoão Aparecido Bergamasco, S.A.C.Bishop of Primavera do Leste-Paranatinga, Mato Grosso, Brazil
57.1CeasedMário Antônio da SilvaApostolic Administrator of Primavera do Leste-Paranatinga, Mato Grosso, BrazilArchbishop of Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil
61.3InstalledVictor Manuel FernándezCardinal-Deacon of Santi Urbano e Lorenzo a Prima PortaCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith
8 Dec58.2Ordained BishopOdair Miguel Gonsalves dos Santos, C.M.Titular Bishop of CenaeAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
55.4Ordained BishopRichard Philip James LaurensonBishop of Hamilton in New ZealandBishop-Elect
61.3CeasedStephen Marmion LoweApostolic Administrator of Hamilton in New ZealandBishop of Auckland, New Zealand
66.6Ordained BishopLinus NeliArchbishop of Imphal, IndiaArchbishop-Elect
9 Dec56.0Ordained BishopGiorgio FerrettiArchbishop of Foggia-Bovino, ItalyArchbishop-Elect
53.6InstalledRaymond Tapiwa Mupandasekwa, C.SS.R.Bishop of Masvingo, Zimbabwe
67.9CeasedRobert Christopher NdlovuApostolic Administrator of Masvingo, ZimbabweArchbishop of Harare, Zimbabwe
10 Dec58.4InstalledGiuseppe AlbertiBishop of Oppido Mamertina-Palmi, Italy
12 Dec52.9Ordained BishopGerald Mamman MusaBishop of Katsina, NigeriaBishop-Elect
14 Dec53.5Ordained BishopHabila Tyiakwonaboi DabohBishop of Zaria, NigeriaBishop-Elect
15 Dec59.1InstalledGregório (Leozírio) Ben Lâmed Paixão (Neto), O.S.B.Archbishop of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
16 Dec66.7InstalledFernando Natalio Chomalí GaribArchbishop of Santiago de Chile
50.9Ordained BishopPaulo Renato Fernandes Gonçalves de CamposBishop of Barra do Garças, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop-Elect
49.5Ordained BishopAndrea Lembo, P.I.M.E.Titular Bishop of MuliaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Tōkyō, Japan
103.0BeatifiedEduardo Francisco PironioCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Laity
59.5InstalledArturo Pablo Ros MurgadasBishop of Santander, Spain
19 Dec63.7Ordained BishopSimeon Okezuo Nwobi, C.M.F.Titular Bishop of RusguniaeAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Ahiara, Nigeria
22 Dec59.8Ordained BishopFransiskus NipaCoadjutor Archbishop of Makassar, IndonesiaCoadjutor Archbishop-Elect
23 Dec66.9InstalledJulián Ruiz MartorellBishop of Sigüenza-Guadalajara, Spain


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