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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Mar80.6RetiredFrancesco Maria FranziAuxiliary Bishop of Novara, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
2 Mar78.8Ordained BishopRafal Wladyslaw Kiernicki, O.F.M. Conv. †Titular Bishop of DuraAuxiliary Bishop of Lviv, Ukraine
24.3Perpetual VowsCarlos Alberto Novoa de Agustini, O.F.M. Cap.Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinFormer Auxiliary Bishop-Elect of Lomas de Zamora, Argentina
72.1Ordained BishopJan Olszanski, M.I.C. †Bishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi, UkraineBishop Emeritus
26.7Ordained PriestJános SzékelyPriest of Esztergom-Budapest, HungaryBishop of Szombathely, Hungary
43.8Ordained BishopMarkijan Trofym’yakTitular Bishop of AuziaBishop Emeritus of Lutsk, Ukraine
3 Mar55.0InstalledRenato CortiBishop of Novara, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
4 Mar65.4InstalledJoseph Habib HittiBishop of Saint Maron of Sydney (Maronite), AustraliaBishop Emeritus
56.2Ordained BishopJan PurwinskiBishop of Zytomir, UkraineBishop Emeritus of Kyiv-Zhytomyr, Ukraine
67.2AppointedPaul Shan Kuo-hsi, S.J. †Bishop of Kaohsiung, TaiwanCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
6 Mar51.8AppointedJosé Jovêncio Balestieri, S.D.B.Bishop of Humaitá, Amazonas, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Rio do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil
75.7RetiredMiguel d’Aversa, S.D.B. †Bishop of Humaitá, Amazonas, BrazilBishop Emeritus
50.1AppointedFrancisco Javier Hernández Arnedo, O.A.R.Bishop of Tianguá, Ceara, BrazilBishop Emeritus
7 Mar50.8Ordained BishopFelipe Arizmendi EsquivelBishop of Tapachula, Chiapas, MéxicoCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, México
78.3DiedRaymond Joseph GallagherBishop Emeritus of Lafayette in Indiana, USA
8 Mar59.8RetiredJosé de Jesús Aguilera RodriguezBishop of Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
9 Mar61.0ResignedAlbert Edward BaharagateBishop of Hoima, UgandaBishop Emeritus
49.4SucceededDeogratias Muganwa ByabazaireBishop of Hoima, Uganda
65.1SelectedJohn Huo ChengBishop of Fenyang [Fenyang], China
61.1InstalledPellegrino Tomaso Ronchi, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Città di Castello, ItalyBishop Emeritus
10 Mar57.3InstalledJulián García Centeno, O.S.A.Vicar Apostolic of Iquitos, PeruVicar Apostolic Emeritus
27.1Ordained PriestLaunay SaturnéPriest of Port-au-Prince, HaïtiArchbishop of Cap-Haïtien, Haïti
12 Mar48.0AppointedCristián Caro CorderoAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de ChileArchbishop Emeritus of Puerto Montt, Chile
48.0AppointedCristián Caro CorderoTitular Bishop of ArcavicaArchbishop Emeritus of Puerto Montt, Chile
13 Mar59.1AppointedMarcelino Correr, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Carolina, Maranhão, BrazilBishop Emeritus
79.2DiedGaetano Pollio, P.I.M.E. †Bishop Emeritus of Salerno (-Acerno), ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
73.9AppointedAugustin Zheng ShouduoBishop of Xinjiang [Kiangchow], China
15 Mar54.5Ordained BishopDadeus GringsBishop of São João da Boa Vista, Sao Paulo, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
16 Mar76.8DiedFrancis Jules Joseph Marie BarbuBishop Emeritus of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), France
83.3DiedJames Darcy FreemanCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Sydney, Australia
17 Mar23.9Ordained PriestBohdan Dzyurakh, C.SS.R.Priest of Lviv (Ukrainian), UkraineApostolic Exarch of Germany and Scandinavia {Deutschland und Skandinavien} (Ukrainian)
54.5AppointedThomas Vincent Greenan, S.P.S.Superior of Bomadi, NigeriaSuperior Emeritus
27.5Ordained PriestPaul Lontsié-KeunéPriest of Bafoussam, CameroonBishop of Yokadouma, Cameroon
53.4InstalledCharbel Georges Merhi, M.L.Bishop of San Charbel en Buenos Aires (Maronite), ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
18 Mar50.5AppointedLajos PápaiBishop of Győr (Raab), HungaryBishop Emeritus
71.0ResignedKornél Pataky (Pataki)Bishop of Győr (Raab), HungaryBishop Emeritus
45.1AppointedImre Asztrik Várszegi, O.S.B.Abbot of Pannonhalma, HungaryAbbot Emeritus
59.9AppointedPatrick Joseph WalshBishop of Down and Connor, IrelandBishop Emeritus
19 Mar66.5Ordained BishopHerberto Celso AngeloTitular Bishop of CoelianaAuxiliary Bishop of Mercedes-Luján, Argentina
32.0Ordained PriestCharles Jason GordonPriest of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, AntillesArchbishop
25.4Ordained PriestPeter Li HuiyuanPriestBishop of Fengxiang [Fengsiang], China
27.1Ordained PriestJoseph Li Lian GuiPriestBishop of Xianxian [Sienhsien], China
32.7Ordained PriestPaul Su YongdaPriestBishop of Beihai [Pakhoi], China
20 Mar61.1AppointedBruno TommasiArchbishop of Lucca, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
22 Mar47.3AppointedJohn Francis Brown, S.M.A.Superior of Kano, NigeriaSuperior Emeritus
27.1Ordained PriestAgapitus Enuyehnyoh NfonPriest of Kumbo, CameroonBishop of Kumba, Cameroon
23 Mar26.2Ordained PriestRui Manuel Sousa Valério, S.M.M.Priest of Missionaries of the Company of MaryBishop of Portugal, Military
25 Mar49.7AppointedGerard CliffordAuxiliary Bishop of Armagh, IrelandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
49.7AppointedGerard CliffordTitular Bishop of HieronAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Armagh, Ireland
63.5AppointedLino Esterino Garavaglia, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Cesena-Sarsina, ItalyBishop Emeritus
46.9SucceededFrançois Charles GarnierBishop of Luçon, FranceArchbishop of Cambrai, France
85.3DiedMarcel-François Lefebvre, C.S.Sp. †Bishop Emeritus of Tulle, France
75.1RetiredCharles-Auguste-Marie PatyBishop of Luçon, FranceBishop Emeritus
27 Mar47.5AppointedBernardino MarchióCoadjutor Bishop of Pesqueira, Pernambuco, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Caruaru, Pernambuco, Brazil
91.7RetiredFrantišek TomášekArchbishop of Praha {Prague}, CzechiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
58.8AppointedMiloslav VlkArchbishop of Praha {Prague}, CzechiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
31 Mar30.8ProfessedNeri Menor Vargas, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Huánuco, Peru
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