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Dioceses without Bishops


DioceseTypeDate VacantLast BishopEvent
Thessaloniki, GreeceVicariate Apostolic15 Jul 1929Alessandro GuidatiAppointed, Archbishop of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos
Crete {Candia}, GreeceDiocese5 May 1935Lorenzo Giacomo Inglese, O.F.M. Cap. †Appointed, Bishop of Anglona-Tursi
Lviv (Armenian), UkraineArcheparchy4 Dec 1938Józef Teofil TeodorowiczDied
Chios (Scio), GreeceDiocese1 Jul 1939Nikolaos Charichiopoulos (Harikoupoulos)Died
Derna, LibyaVicariate Apostolic21 Jun 1948Giovanni Lucato, S.D.B. †Appointed, Bishop of Isernia e Venafro
Russia (Russian)Apostolic Exarchate1 May 1951Bl. Klymentiy Sheptytskyi, M.S.U. †Died
Istanbul (Constantinople) (Greek), TurkeyApostolic Exarchate28 Jan 1957Denis Leonid VarouhasDied
West Indies, SpainPatriarchate31 Aug 1963Leopoldo Eijo y GarayDied, Bishop of Madrid
Misurata, LibyaPrefecture Apostolic26 Jun 1969Guido Attilio Previtali, O.F.M. †Appointed, Titular Bishop of Sozusa in Libya
Rhodos {Rhodes}, GreeceArchdiocese10 Mar 1970Florido Ambrogio Acciari, O.F.M. †Died
Luang Prabang, LaosVicariate Apostolic29 Nov 1975Alessandro Staccioli, O.M.I.Appointed, Auxiliary Bishop of Siena
Mogadiscio, SomaliaDiocese9 Jul 1989Pietro Salvatore Colombo, O.F.M. †Died
Netherlands, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate13 Mar 1993Ronald Philippe Bär, O.S.B.Resigned
Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México (Melkite Greek)Eparchy7 Jun 1994Boutros (Pierre) Raï, B.A. †Died
Greece (Armenian)Ordinariate27 Sep 2000Nechan Karakéhéyan, I.C.P.B. †Appointed, Bishop of Ispahan {Esfáan} (Armenian)
Iraq (Melkite Greek)Patriarchal Exarchate 2004Georges El-Murr, B.C. †Resigned
Le Caire {Cairo} (Chaldean), EgyptEparchy31 Dec 2009Youssef Ibrahim SarrafDied
Ahwaz (Chaldean), IranArcheparchy10 Jun 2011Hanna ZoraAppointed, Archbishop (Personal Title) of Mar Addai of Toronto (Chaldean)
Lithuania, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate5 Apr 2013Gintaras Linas GrušasAppointed, Archbishop of Vilnius
Santa Maria di Grottaferrata (Italo-Albanese), ItalyTerritorial Abbey4 Nov 2013Emiliano Fabbricatore, O.S.B.I. †Retired
Falkland Islands o MalvinasPrefecture Apostolic29 Sep 2016Michael Bernard McPartland, S.M.A. †Retired
Kenya, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate30 Dec 2016Alfred Kipkoech Arap RotichRetired
El Salvador, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate7 Dec 2017Fabio Reynaldo Colindres AbarcaAppointed, Bishop of San Miguel
Ahiara, NigeriaDiocese19 Feb 2018Peter Ebere OkpalekeResigned
Dromore, IrelandDiocese26 Mar 2018John McAreaveyResigned
Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania)Nunciature16 Jun 2018Martin KrebsAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay
Paraguay, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate23 Jun 2018Adalberto Martínez FloresAppointed, Bishop of Villarrica del Espíritu Santo
Cuddapah, IndiaDiocese10 Dec 2018Prasad GallelaResigned
Saint Vladimir-Le-Grand de Paris (Ukrainian)Eparchy18 Feb 2019Borys Andrij GudziakAppointed, Archbishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania
Timika, IndonesiaDiocese3 Aug 2019John Philip SaklilDied
Bosnia and Herzegovina, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate22 Jan 2020Tomo VukšićAppointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Vrhbosna {Sarajevo}
Piana degli Albanesi (Italo-Albanese), ItalyEparchy25 Feb 2020Giorgio Demetrio GallaroAppointed, Secretary of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
Vellore, IndiaDiocese21 Mar 2020Soundaraj Periyanayagam, S.D.B. †Died
Barquisimeto, VenezuelaArchdiocese25 Mar 2020Antonio José López CastilloRetired
Arabian PeninsulaDelegation17 Apr 2020Francisco Montecillo PadillaAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Guatemala
YemenNunciature17 Apr 2020Francisco Montecillo PadillaAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Guatemala
Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), UkraineEparchy14 Jul 2020Milan Šašik, C.M. †Died
Awasa, EthiopiaVicariate Apostolic29 Sep 2020Roberto Bergamaschi, S.D.B.Appointed, Vicar Apostolic of Gambella
Rundu, NamibiaVicariate Apostolic16 Nov 2020Joseph Shipandeni Shikongo, O.M.I.Resigned
Myitkyina, MyanmarDiocese18 Nov 2020Francis Daw TangResigned
Eshowe, South AfricaDiocese25 Nov 2020Xolelo Thaddaeus KumaloAppointed, Bishop of Witbank
Uganda, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate4 Dec 2020James OdongoDied, Archbishop Emeritus of Tororo
Atyrau, KazakhstanApostolic Administration8 Dec 2020Dariusz BurasResigned
El Banco, ColombiaDiocese27 Feb 2021Luis Gabriel Ramírez DíazAppointed, Bishop of Ocaña
San Vicente del Caguán, ColombiaDiocese25 Mar 2021Francisco Javier Múnera Correa, I.M.C.Appointed, Archbishop of Cartagena
Bafatá, Guinea-BissauDiocese31 Mar 2021Pedro Carlos Zilli, P.I.M.E. †Died
Ayaviri, PeruTerritorial Prelature7 Apr 2021Kay Martin Schmalhausen PanizoResigned
VenezuelaNunciature8 May 2021Aldo GiordanoAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to European Union
Buta, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Diocese17 May 2021Joseph Banga BaneResigned
Australia, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate24 May 2021Max Leroy DavisRetired
BruneiVicariate Apostolic29 May 2021Cornelius SimDied
Huarí, PeruDiocese11 Jun 2021Ivo Baldi GaburriDied
Esteli, NicaraguaDiocese6 Jul 2021Juan Abelardo Mata Guevara, S.D.B.Retired
Holy Protection of Mary of Phoenix (Ruthenian), Arizona, USAEparchy23 Aug 2021John Stephen Pažak, C.SS.R.Retired
Broome, AustraliaDiocese28 Aug 2021Christopher Alan SaundersResigned
Eastern Europe {Europa Orientale} (Armenian)Ordinariate23 Sep 2021Raphaël Bedros XXI Minassian, I.C.P.B.Elected, Patriarch of Cilicia (Armenian)
Ziguinchor, SenegalDiocese4 Nov 2021Paul Abel Mamba DiattaAppointed, Bishop of Tambacounda
Yokadouma, CameroonDiocese27 Nov 2021Paul Lontsié-KeunéAppointed, Bishop of Bafoussam
Garzón, ColombiaDiocese9 Feb 2022Fabio Duque Jaramillo, O.F.M. †Died
Jesús María (del Nayar), Nayarit, MéxicoTerritorial Prelature11 Feb 2022José de Jesús González Hernández, O.F.M.Appointed, Bishop of Chilpancingo-Chilapa, Guerrero
Roseau, Dominica, AntillesDiocese11 Feb 2022Gabriel MalzaireAppointed, Archbishop of Castries, Saint Lucia
Villarrica del Espíritu Santo, ParaguayDiocese17 Feb 2022Adalberto Martínez FloresAppointed, Archbishop of Asunción
Rutana, BurundiDiocese19 Feb 2022Bonaventure NahimanaAppointed, Archbishop of Gitega
NicaraguaNunciature6 Mar 2022Waldemar Stanisław SommertagCeased
Ban Mê Thuột, Viet NamDiocese19 Mar 2022Vincent Nguyễn Văn BảnAppointed, Bishop of Hải Phòng
Tenancingo, México, MéxicoDiocese19 Mar 2022Raúl Gómez GonzálezAppointed, Archbishop of Toluca, México
San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, MéxicoDiocese26 Mar 2022Jorge Alberto Cavazos ArizpeAppointed, Archbishop of San Luis Potosí
Ciego de Ávila, CubaDiocese7 Apr 2022Juan Gabriel Díaz RuizAppointed, Bishop of Matanzas
Huánuco, PeruDiocese20 Apr 2022Neri Menor Vargas, O.F.M.Appointed, Bishop of Carabayllo
Quibdó, ColombiaDiocese25 Apr 2022Juan Carlos Barreto BarretoAppointed, Bishop of Soacha
Bolivia, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate29 Jun 2022Fernando Bascopé Müller, S.D.B.Resigned
Reyes, BoliviaVicariate Apostolic7 Jul 2022Waldo Rubén Barrionuevo Ramírez, C.SS.R. †Died
MyanmarNunciature16 Jul 2022Paul Tschang In-NamAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Netherlands
Tarawa and Nauru, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)Diocese7 Aug 2022Koru TitoDied
Cairns, AustraliaDiocese21 Aug 2022James FoleyResigned
Masan, Korea (South)Diocese27 Aug 2022Constantine Bae Ki HyenResigned
Iglesias, ItalyDiocese6 Oct 2022Giovanni Paolo ZeddaRetired
Lugano, SwitzerlandDiocese10 Oct 2022Valerio LazzeriResigned
Kwito-Bié, AngolaDiocese31 Oct 2022José NambiDied
Zrenjanin, SerbiaDiocese5 Nov 2022Ladislav Nemet, S.V.D.Appointed, Archbishop of Beograd (-Smederevo)
Chimoio, MozambiqueDiocese15 Nov 2022João Carlos Hatoa NunesAppointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Maputo
Pilcomayo, ParaguayVicariate Apostolic18 Nov 2022Lucio Alfert, O.M.I.Retired
Valencia en VenezuelaArchdiocese21 Nov 2022Reinaldo del Prette LissotDied
Wa, GhanaDiocese27 Nov 2022Richard Kuuia Baawobr, M. Afr. †Died
Kroonstad, South AfricaDiocese12 Dec 2022Peter John HolidayResigned
Kananga, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Archdiocese21 Dec 2022Marcel Madila BasangukaResigned
Duitama-Sogamoso, ColombiaDiocese31 Dec 2022Misael Vacca RamirezAppointed, Archbishop of Villavicencio
Ocaña, ColombiaDiocese8 Jan 2023Luis Gabriel Ramírez DíazDied
Saint-Louis du SénégalDiocese12 Jan 2023Ernest SambouRetired
Argentina (Melkite Greek)Apostolic Exarchate14 Jan 2023Ibrahim Salameh, S.M.S.P.Retired
Apartadó, ColombiaDiocese25 Jan 2023Hugo Alberto Torres MarínAppointed, Archbishop of Santa Fe de Antioquia
La Ceiba, HondurasDiocese26 Jan 2023Michael Lenihan, O.F.M.Appointed, Archbishop of San Pedro Sula
Kotor (Cattaro), MontenegroDiocese31 Jan 2023Ivan ŠtironjaAppointed, Bishop of Poreč i Pula
Tocantinópolis, Tocatins, BrazilDiocese31 Jan 2023Giovane Pereira de MeloAppointed, Bishop of Araguaína, Tocatins
Armidale, AustraliaDiocese2 Feb 2023Michael Robert KennedyAppointed, Bishop of Maitland-Newcastle
Tanjore, IndiaDiocese4 Feb 2023Devadass Ambrose MariadossRetired
BotswanaNunciature8 Feb 2023Peter Bryan WellsAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Thailand
LesothoNunciature8 Feb 2023Peter Bryan WellsAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Thailand
NamibiaNunciature8 Feb 2023Peter Bryan WellsAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Thailand
eSwatiniNunciature8 Feb 2023Peter Bryan WellsAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Thailand
South AfricaNunciature8 Feb 2023Peter Bryan WellsAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Thailand
Baguio, PhilippinesDiocese3 Mar 2023Victor Barnuevo BendicoAppointed, Archbishop of Capiz
Gumaca, PhilippinesDiocese16 Mar 2023Victor de la Cruz OcampoDied
Osnabrück, GermanyDiocese25 Mar 2023Franz-Josef Hermann BodeResigned
Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania)Archdiocese28 Mar 2023Michael Jude ByrnesResigned
Bubanza, BurundiDiocese1 Apr 2023Jean NtagwararaRetired
Vélez, ColombiaDiocese14 Apr 2023Marco Antonio Merchán LadinoAppointed, Bishop of Neiva
Ipil, PhilippinesDiocese25 Apr 2023Julius Sullan TonelAppointed, Archbishop of Zamboanga
Samoa-Apia, Pacific (Oceania)Archdiocese25 Apr 2023Alapati Lui Mata’eligaDied
Tokelau, Pacific (Oceania)Mission "Sui Iuris"25 Apr 2023Alapati Lui Mata’eligaDied, Archbishop of Samoa-Apia
Nekemte, EthiopiaVicariate Apostolic10 May 2023Varghese Thottamkara, C.M.Appointed, Bishop of Balasore
Tacámbaro, Michoacán, MéxicoDiocese13 May 2023Gerardo Díaz VázquezAppointed, Bishop of Colima
MonacoNunciature16 May 2023Antonio ArcariRetired
Balanga, PhilippinesDiocese24 May 2023Ruperto Cruz SantosAppointed, Bishop of Antipolo
Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilDiocese24 May 2023Ricardo HoepersAppointed, Auxiliary Bishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal
Napo, EcuadorVicariate Apostolic31 May 2023Adelio Pasqualotto, C.S.I.Resigned
Jullundur, IndiaDiocese1 Jun 2023Franco Mulakkal (Aippunny)Resigned
Ambatondrazaka, MadagascarDiocese5 Jun 2023Jean de Dieu RaoelisonAppointed, Archbishop of Antananarivo
Miarinarivo, MadagascarDiocese12 Jun 2023Jean Claude RandrianarisoaResigned
Chanthaburi, ThailandDiocese13 Jun 2023Silvio Siripong CharatsriAppointed, Bishop of Ratchaburi
Garanhuns, Pernambuco, BrazilDiocese14 Jun 2023Paulo Jackson Nóbrega de SousaAppointed, Archbishop of Olinda e Recife, Pernambuco
Auki, Solomon IslandsDiocese16 Jun 2023Peter HouhouAppointed, Bishop of Gizo
KoreaNunciature19 Jun 2023Alfred XuerebResigned
MongoliaNunciature19 Jun 2023Alfred XuerebResigned
Congo, Democratic Republic ofNunciature21 Jun 2023Ettore BalestreroAppointed, Permanent Observer to United Nations Office and Specialized Agencies in Geneva
Blois, FranceDiocese26 Jun 2023Jean-Pierre Louis Roger Sylvain BatutResigned
Burlington, Vermont, USADiocese26 Jun 2023Christopher James CoyneAppointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Hartford, Connecticut
Nevers, FranceDiocese26 Jun 2023Thierry Marie Jacques Brac de la PerrièreResigned
Knoxville, Tennessee, USADiocese27 Jun 2023Richard Frank StikaResigned
Bunbury, AustraliaDiocese30 Jun 2023Gerard Joseph HolohanRetired
Our Lady of the Southern Cross, AustraliaPersonal Ordinariate1 Jul 2023Carl Leonard ReidResigned
Bom Jesus da Lapa, Bahia, BrazilDiocese5 Jul 2023João Santos CardosoAppointed, Archbishop of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte
Pembroke, Ontario, CanadaDiocese8 Jul 2023Guy Desrochers, C.SS.R.Appointed, Archbishop of Moncton, New Brunswick
Santa Rosa de Osos, ColombiaDiocese8 Jul 2023Elkin Fernando Álvarez BoteroDied
Costa RicaNunciature11 Jul 2023Bruno MusaròRetired
Aracajú, Sergipe, BrazilArchdiocese19 Jul 2023João José da Costa, O. Carm.Resigned
Embu, KenyaDiocese22 Jul 2023Paul Kariuki NjiruAppointed, Bishop of Wote
Maintirano, MadagascarDiocese22 Jul 2023Gustavo Bombín Espino, O.SS.T.Appointed, Archbishop of Toliara
Davenport, Iowa, USADiocese26 Jul 2023Thomas Robert ZinkulaAppointed, Archbishop of Dubuque, Iowa
Molegbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Diocese1 Aug 2023Dominique Bulamatari KizayakanaResigned
NigeriaNunciature8 Aug 2023Antonio Guido FilipazziAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Poland
Portugal, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate10 Aug 2023Rui Manuel Sousa Valério, S.M.M.Appointed, Patriarch of Lisboa {Lisbon}
Roermond, NetherlandsDiocese10 Aug 2023Hendrikus Marie Gerardus SmeetsResigned
Surabaya, IndonesiaDiocese10 Aug 2023Vincentius Sutikno WisaksonoDied
Quelimane, MozambiqueDiocese11 Aug 2023Hilário da Cruz Massinga, O.F.M.Appointed, Auxiliary Bishop of Inhambane
Viviers, FranceDiocese18 Aug 2023Jean-Louis Marie BalsaAppointed, Archbishop of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur)
Agen, FranceDiocese19 Aug 2023Hubert Marie Michel Marcel HerbreteauRetired
ArmeniaNunciature30 Aug 2023José Avelino BettencourtAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Cameroun
GeorgiaNunciature30 Aug 2023José Avelino BettencourtAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Cameroun
Tromsø, NorwayTerritorial Prelature31 Aug 2023Berislav GrgićResigned
Gospić-Senj, CroatiaDiocese8 Sep 2023Zdenko Križić, O.C.D.Appointed, Archbishop of Split-Makarska
Saint-Dié, FranceDiocese8 Sep 2023Didier Norman Raymond BerthetDied
Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, MéxicoDiocese11 Sep 2023Enrique Sánchez MartínezAppointed, Bishop of Mexicali, Baja California Norte
Baní, Dominican RepublicDiocese12 Sep 2023Victor Emilio Masalles PereResigned
Chinhoyi, ZimbabweDiocese15 Sep 2023Raymond Tapiwa Mupandasekwa, C.SS.R.Appointed, Bishop of Masvingo
Vaduz, LiechtensteinArchdiocese20 Sep 2023Wolfgang HaasRetired
Ðà Nẵng, Viet NamDiocese21 Sep 2023Joseph Ðặng Ðức NgânAppointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Huế
Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, MéxicoDiocese21 Sep 2023Jesús José Herrera QuiñonezAppointed, Bishop of Culiacán, Sinaloa
San Pablo, PhilippinesDiocese21 Sep 2023Buenaventura Malayo FamadicoResigned
Steubenville, Ohio, USADiocese28 Sep 2023Jeffrey Marc MonfortonAppointed, Auxiliary Bishop of Detroit, Michigan
Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul, BrazilDiocese4 Oct 2023João Aparecido Bergamasco, S.A.C.Appointed, Bishop of Primavera do Leste-Paranatinga, Mato Grosso
Gagnoa, Côte d’IvoireArchdiocese4 Oct 2023Joseph Yapo AkéResigned
La Vega, Dominican RepublicDiocese7 Oct 2023Héctor Rafael Rodríguez Rodríguez, M.S.C.Appointed, Archbishop of Santiago de los Caballeros
Montego Bay, Jamaica, AntillesDiocese16 Oct 2023Burchell Alexander McPhersonResigned
Tenkodogo, Burkina FasoDiocese16 Oct 2023Prosper Kontiebo, M.I.Appointed, Archbishop of Ouagadougou
Comayagua, HondurasDiocese17 Oct 2023Roberto (Patrick) Camilleri Azzopardi, O.F.M. †Died
Tarlac, PhilippinesDiocese23 Oct 2023Enrique de Vera MacaraegDied
Sosnowiec, PolandDiocese24 Oct 2023Grzegorz KaszakResigned
Concepción (Santissima Concezione), ChileArchdiocese25 Oct 2023Fernando Natalio Chomalí GaribAppointed, Archbishop of Santiago de Chile
Huesca, SpainDiocese31 Oct 2023Julián Ruiz MartorellAppointed, Bishop of Sigüenza-Guadalajara
Jaca, SpainDiocese31 Oct 2023Julián Ruiz MartorellAppointed, Bishop of Sigüenza-Guadalajara
San Felipe, VenezuelaDiocese31 Oct 2023Victor Hugo BasabeAppointed, Archbishop of Coro
Rio do Sul, Santa Catarina, BrazilDiocese1 Nov 2023Onécimo AlbertonAppointed, Auxiliary Bishop of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina
Itacoatiara, Amazonas, BrazilTerritorial Prelature3 Nov 2023José Ionilton Lisboa de Oliveira, S.D.V.Appointed, Prelate of Marajó, Para
Floriano, Piaui, BrazilDiocese8 Nov 2023Edivalter AndradeAppointed, Bishop of Parnaíba, Piaui
Juazeiro, Bahia, BrazilDiocese8 Nov 2023Carlos Alberto Breis Pereira, O.F.M.Appointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Maceió, Alagoas
Tyler, Texas, USADiocese11 Nov 2023Joseph Edward StricklandRemoved
Solomon IslandsNunciature17 Nov 2023Fermín Emilio Sosa RodríguezAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Bolivia
Cajazeiras, Paraiba, BrazilDiocese18 Nov 2023Francisco de Sales Alencar Batista, O. Carm.Appointed, Bishop of Mossoró, Rio Grande do Norte
Ende, IndonesiaArchdiocese19 Nov 2023Vincentius Sensi PotokotaDied
Châlons, FranceDiocese21 Nov 2023François Marie Pierre TouvetAppointed, Coadjutor Bishop of Fréjus-Toulon
Soddo, EthiopiaVicariate Apostolic23 Nov 2023Tsegaye Keneni DeraraRetired
Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, MéxicoArchdiocese25 Nov 2023Fabio Martínez CastillaDied
Rottenburg-Stuttgart, GermanyDiocese4 Dec 2023Gebhard FürstRetired
Catarman, PhilippinesDiocese8 Dec 2023Emmanuel Celeste TranceResigned
Funafuti, Tuvalu, Pacific (Oceania)Mission "Sui Iuris"8 Dec 2023Reynaldo Bunyi Getalado, M.S.P.Appointed, Coadjutor Bishop of Rarotonga, Cook Islands
San Juan Bautista de las Misiones, ParaguayDiocese19 Dec 2023Pedro Collar NogueraAppointed, Bishop of Ciudad del Este
Chuquibamba, PeruTerritorial Prelature27 Dec 2023Jorge Enrique Izaguirre Rafael, C.S.C.Appointed, Bishop of Chosica
Bagdogra, IndiaDiocese30 Dec 2023Vincent AindAppointed, Archbishop of Ranchi
Belize City-Belmopan, Belize, AntillesDiocese1 Jan 2024Lawrence Sydney NicasioDied
Pagadian, PhilippinesDiocese2 Jan 2024Ronald Ignacio (Bong) LunasDied
Ouesso, CongoDiocese6 Jan 2024Gélase Armel KemaAppointed, Archbishop of Owando
Salmas {Shahpour} (Chaldean), IranDiocese6 Jan 2024Thomas MeramRetired
Urmyā {Rezayeh} (Chaldean), IranArchdiocese6 Jan 2024Thomas MeramRetired
Shamshabad (Syro-Malabar), IndiaEparchy9 Jan 2024Raphael ThattilConfirmed, Major Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar)
Mysore, IndiaDiocese13 Jan 2024Kannikadass William AntonyResigned
Mar del Plata, ArgentinaDiocese17 Jan 2024Gustavo Manuel Larrazábal, C.M.F.Resigned
Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana, USADiocese19 Jan 2024Mario Eduardo Dorsonville-RodríguezDied
EritreaNunciature23 Jan 2024Luís Miguel Muñoz CárdabaAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Mozambique
SudanNunciature23 Jan 2024Luís Miguel Muñoz CárdabaAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Mozambique
HaitiNunciature25 Jan 2024Francisco Gerardo Escalante MolinaAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Japan
Raphoe, IrelandDiocese2 Feb 2024Alexander Aloysius (Alan) McGuckian, S.J.Appointed, Bishop of Down and Connor
Bouaké, Côte d’IvoireArchdiocese12 Feb 2024Paul-Siméon Ahouanan Djro, O.F.M. †Died
Cascavel, Parana, BrazilArchdiocese12 Feb 2024Adelar BaruffiResigned
Chuquibambilla, PeruTerritorial Prelature14 Feb 2024Edinson Edgardo Farfán Córdova, O.S.A.Appointed, Bishop of Chiclayo
Rapid City, South Dakota, USADiocese17 Feb 2024Peter Michael MuhichDied
Visakhapatnam, IndiaArchdiocese17 Feb 2024Prakash MallavarapuRetired
Daet, PhilippinesDiocese22 Feb 2024Rex Andrew Clement AlarconAppointed, Archbishop of Caceres (Nueva Caceres)
CubaNunciature23 Feb 2024Giampiero GloderAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Romania
Szczecin-Kamień, PolandArchdiocese24 Feb 2024Andrzej DzięgaResigned
Saint-Denis, FranceDiocese28 Feb 2024Pascal Michel Ghislain DelannoyAppointed, Archbishop of Strasbourg
Note: China was intentionally excluded from this table. This table was last updated on 1 Mar 2024.

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