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The Year of Our Lord 2005

Bishop Events

Final Changes by Pope John Paul II

See Also: All 2005 Changes | Diocese Events | Necrology

AnnouncedDatedEventBishopNew Title
1 Apr14 FebResignedCarmelo Juan GiaquintaArchbishop Emeritus of Resistencia, Argentina
RetiredJosé C. SorraBishop Emertius of Legazpi, Philippines
4 MarAppointedJohn Atcherley DewBishop of New Zealand, Military
AppointedGiuseppe Franzelli, M.C.C.I.Bishop of Lira, Uganda
RetiredNicolas Huynh Van NghiBishop Emeritus of Phan Thiêt, Viêt Nam
ResignedJoseph Kyeong Kap-ryongBishop Emeritus of Taejon, Korea (South)
SucceededPaul Nguyên Thanh HoanBishop of Phan Thiêt, Viêt Nam
RetiredThomas Stafford WilliamsCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of New Zealand, Military
SucceededLazarus You Heung-sikBishop of Taejon, Korea (South)
8 MarAppointedNestor Celestial CariñoBishop of Legazpi, Philippines
AppointedArtemio Lomboy Rillera, S.V.D.Bishop of San Fernando de La Union, Philippines
12 MarAppointedLeopoldo José Brenes SolórzanoArchbishop of Managua, Nicaragua
RetiredMiguel Obando Bravo, S.D.B.Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Managua, Nicaragua
2 AprAppointedManuel Ureña PastorArchbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
RetiredElías Yanes AlvarezArchbishop Emeritus of Zaragoza, Spain
1 Apr
19 MarAppointedYvon AmbroiseBishop of Tuticorin, India
AppointedMalayappan Chinnappa, S.D.B.Archbishop of Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor), India
AppointedAdriano Langa, O.F.M.Coadjutor Bishop of Inhambane, Mozambique
AppointedBoniface LeleArchbishop of Mombasa, Kenya
RetiredJohn NjengaArchbishop Emeritus of Mombasa, Kenya
AppointedJebalamai SusaimanickamCoadjutor Bishop of Sivagangai, India
AppointedDieudonné Uringi UuciBishop of Bunia, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
22 Mar ResignedKrzysztof Kukulka, O.F.M. Conv.Superior Emeritus of Uzbekistan
AppointedJerzy Maculewicz, O.F.M. Conv.Apostolic Administrator of Uzbekistan
Titular Bishop of Nara
23 MarAppointedPhilippe JourdanApostolic Administrator of Estonia
Titular Bishop of Pertusa
25 MarRetiredPaolo Lunardon, O.S.B.Abbot Emeritus of San Paolo fuori le Mura, Italy
1 AprAppointedCharles Daniel BalvoTitular Archbishop of Castello
Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
Apostolic Nuncio to Fiji, Pacific (Oceania)
Apostolic Nuncio to Marshall Islands, Pacific (Oceania)
Apostolic Nuncio to Micronesia, Federated States of, Pacific (Oceania)
Apostolic Nuncio to Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)
Apostolic Nuncio to Vanuatu, Vanuatu
Apostolic Nuncio to Tonga, Pacific (Oceania)
Apostolic Nuncio to Nauru, Pacific (Oceania)
Apostolic Nuncio to Kiribata, Pacific (Oceania)
Apostolic Nuncio to Palau, Pacific (Oceania)
Apostolic Nuncio to Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania)
AppointedAlberto Bottari de CastelloApostolic Nuncio to Japan
2 AprRetiredNerses Der Nersessian, C.A.M.Bishop Emeritus of Europa Orientale {Eastern Europe} (Armenian), Armenia
AppointedGiambattista DiquattroTitular Archbishop of Giru Mons
Apostolic Nuncio to Panama
AppointedNechan Karakéhéyan, I.C.P.B.Archbishop (Personal Title) of Europa Orientale {Eastern Europe} (Armenian), Armenia
Titular Archbishop of Adana degli Armeni
RetiredVartan Kechichian, C.A.M.Coadjutor Bishop Emeritus of Europa Orientale {Eastern Europe} (Armenian), Armenia
AppointedLuigi PezzutoApostolic Nuncio to El Salvador


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