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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Dec70.7ResignedAntonio María Javierre Ortas, S.D.B. †Archivist of the Vatican Secret ArchiveCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
70.7ResignedAntonio María Javierre Ortas, S.D.B. †Librarian of the Vatican LibraryCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
43.0Ordained DeaconJohn Gordon MacWilliam, M. Afr.Deacon of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)Bishop of Laghouat, Algeria
43.0ProfessedJohn Gordon MacWilliam, M. Afr.Member of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)Bishop of Laghouat, Algeria
1 Dec24.3Ordained DeaconJuan de Dios Peña RojasDeacon of Mérida, VenezuelaBishop of El Vigia-San Carlos del Zulia, Venezuela
28.9Ordained DeaconCarlos Silva, O.F.M. Cap.Deacon of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinAuxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, Brazil
3 Dec55.3AppointedJohn Alexius BathersbyArchbishop of Brisbane, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus
25.6ProfessedJoselito Carreño Quiñonez, M.X.Y.Member of Misioneros Javerianos de YarumalVicar Apostolic of Inírida, Colombia
53.6Ordained BishopPierre Nguyễn Văn NhơnCoadjutor Bishop of Ðà Lạt, Viet NamCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Hà Nội, Viet Nam
75.2RetiredFrancis Roberts RushArchbishop of Brisbane, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus
4 Dec55.5AppointedLuiz Gonzaga BergonziniBishop of Guarulhos, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
48.2AppointedJuan Godayol Colom, S.D.B.Prelate of Ayaviri, PeruPrelate Emeritus
53.1AppointedJuan Antonio Ugarte PérezAuxiliary Bishop of Yauyos, PeruArchbishop Emeritus of Cuzco, Peru
5 Dec47.1InstalledBaltazar Enrique Porras CardozoCardinal, Archbishop of Mérida, Venezuela
77.3DiedElias Shaheen (Chahine)Archbishop Emeritus of Saint-Maron de Montréal (Maronite), Canada
6 Dec34.0Ordained PriestSebastian Francis Shaw, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorArchbishop of Lahore, Pakistan
7 Dec62.7AppointedGiacomo BabiniBishop of Pitigliano-Sovana-Orbetello, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Grosseto, Italy
26.5Ordained PriestÁngel Francisco Caraballo FermínPriest of Ciudad Guayana, VenezuelaBishop of Cabimas, Venezuela
75.9RetiredPietro FiordelliBishop of Prato, ItalyBishop Emeritus
79.3DiedAldo ForzoniBishop Emeritus of Massa, Italy
58.9AppointedJesus Castro GalangBishop of Urdaneta, Philippines
51.7AppointedDante LafranconiBishop of Savona-Noli, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Cremona, Italy
28.9Ordained PriestAntoine Sabi BioPriest of Natitingou, BeninBishop
54.6AppointedGastone SimoniBishop of Prato, ItalyBishop Emeritus
8 Dec27.8Ordained PriestFrancis Joseph Cui Qingqi, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Hankow [Hankou], China
27.5Ordained PriestPaul Ling JiansenPriestBishop of Jiangmen [Kongmoon], China
24.1Ordained DeaconCarlos José de OliveiraDeacon of Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop of Apucarana, Parana, Brazil
67.1Ordained Bishop[Matthew Pan Deshi]Bishop of Baoding [Paoting, Ching-Yüan], China
36.7Ordained PriestBertram Víctor Wick EnzlerPriest of Guayaquil, EcuadorBishop of Santo Domingo en Ecuador
10 Dec64.0AppointedDaniel Anthony CroninArchbishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USAArchbishop Emeritus
65.3AppointedJohn Joseph GlynnAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, MilitaryAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
65.3AppointedJohn Joseph GlynnTitular Bishop of MonteverdeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of United States of America, Military
11 Dec48.5AppointedJoseph Vernon FougèreBishop of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CanadaBishop Emeritus
79.5DiedFilippo PocciAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Roma {Rome}, Italy
13 Dec24.4Ordained PriestEduardo MalaspinaPriest of São Carlos, Sao Paulo, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop
86.6DiedIlario RoattaBishop Emeritus of Sant’Agata de’ Goti, Italy
27.7Ordained PriestGustavo Óscar ZanchettaPriest of Quilmes, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Orán, Argentina
14 Dec24.5Ordained PriestLuiz Henrique da Silva BritoPriest of Campos, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilBishop of Barra do Piraí-Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
24.9Ordained DeaconAndré GueyeDeacon of Thiès, SenegalBishop
43.5AppointedPetar ŠolicAuxiliary Bishop of Split-Makarska, Croatia
43.5AppointedPetar ŠolicTitular Bishop of MaurianaAuxiliary Bishop of Split-Makarska, Croatia
62.0AppointedPaul Fouad Naïm TabetPermanent Observer to United Nations Office and Specialized Agencies in GenevaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Greece
59.4AppointedIñaki Mallona Txertudi, C.P. †Bishop of Arecibo, Puerto RicoBishop Emeritus
15 Dec51.1InstalledJosé María ArancedoBishop of Mar del Plata, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus of Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz, Argentina
24.9Ordained DeaconAnte JozićDeacon of Split-Makarska, CroatiaApostolic Nuncio to Belarus
65.0DiedAntuvan MarovitchVicar Apostolic of Istanbul, Turkey
16 Dec73.4AppointedErnesto Maria FioreTitular Archbishop of NoviDean Emeritus of the Roman Rota
54.3AppointedMichael Louis Fitzgerald, M. Afr.Titular Bishop of NepteCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Egypt, Arab Republic of
86.2DiedArgimiro Alvaro García Rodríguez, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Tucupita, Venezuela
52.1AppointedZenon GrocholewskiTitular Archbishop of AcropolisCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Catholic Education (for Institutes of Study)
47.7AppointedRino PassigatoTitular Archbishop of Nova CaesarisApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Portugal
47.7AppointedRino PassigatoApostolic Pro-Nuncio to BurundiApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Portugal
17 Dec28.0Ordained PriestAnton BalPriest of Kundiawa, Papua New GuineaArchbishop of Madang, Papua New Guinea
83.1DiedSimon N’Zita Wa Ne MalandaBishop Emeritus of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
18 Dec53.7AppointedJosé Doth de OliveiraCoadjutor Bishop of Iguatu, Ceara, BrazilBishop Emeritus
64.5ResignedAlfredo Mario Espósito Castro, C.M.F. †Bishop of Zárate-Campana, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
64.5AppointedHubert LutheBishop of Essen, GermanyBishop Emeritus
58.6AppointedRafael Eleuterio ReyBishop of Zárate-Campana, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
19 Dec60.5InstalledJesús Arturo RoldánBishop of San Rafael, Argentina
21 Dec51.2AppointedCesare Bonivento, P.I.M.E.Bishop of Vanimo, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
87.6DiedLuís Gonzaga da Cunha Marelim, C.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Caxias do Maranhão, Brazil
25.1Ordained PriestMário Antônio da SilvaPriest of Jacarezinho, Parana, BrazilBishop of Roraima, Roraima, Brazil
83.8DiedFrancis Han Tingbi (Ting-pi)Bishop of Hongdong [Hungtung], China
49.2AppointedMarampudi JojiBishop of Khammam, IndiaArchbishop of Hyderabad, India
69.5DiedPierre Jean Marie KervennicBishop of Saint-Brieuc (-Tréguier), France
65.0AppointedHenri Salina, C.R.A. †Titular Bishop of Mons in MauretaniaAbbot Emeritus of Saint-Maurice, Switzerland
71.0SucceededJoseph Sun YuanmoBishop of Hongdong [Hungtung], China
69.9AppointedYohannes WoldegiorgisTitular Bishop of FormaVicar Apostolic of Meki, Ethiopia
69.9AppointedYohannes WoldegiorgisVicar Apostolic of Meki, Ethiopia
22 Dec51.0Ordained BishopCatalino Claudio Giménez Medina, P. SchönstattTitular Bishop of HoraeaBishop Emeritus of Caacupé, Paraguay
25.1Ordained PriestPietro Liu GenzhuPriestBishop of Hongdong [Hungtung], China
24 Dec54.8AppointedAudrys Juozas BačkisArchbishop of Vilnius, LithuaniaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
55.7AppointedJuozas MatulaitisBishop of Kaišiadorys, LithuaniaBishop Emeritus
65.0AppointedJuozas PreikšasBishop of Panevėžys, LithuaniaBishop Emeritus
65.3AppointedJuozas Žemaitis, M.I.C.Bishop of Vilkaviškis, LithuaniaBishop Emeritus
26 Dec38.5EnteredDaniele Libanori, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
25.3Ordained PriestKurian Mathew VayalunkalPriest of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar), IndiaApostolic Nuncio to Algeria
27 Dec24.4Ordained DeaconPaulo Cezar CostaDeacon of Valença, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArchbishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
59.7SucceededArthur LuystermanBishop of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, BelgiumBishop Emeritus
72.3RetiredJoseph Francis MaguireBishop of Springfield in Massachusetts, USABishop Emeritus
63.6AppointedJohn Aloysius MarshallBishop of Springfield in Massachusetts, USA
33.4Ordained PriestDennis Panipitchai, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoAuxiliary Bishop of Miao, India
33.4Solemn VowsDennis Panipitchai, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoAuxiliary Bishop of Miao, India
75.2RetiredLéonce Albert Van PeteghemBishop of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, BelgiumBishop Emeritus
28 Dec28.0Ordained PriestOllo Modeste KambouPriest of Diébougou, Burkina FasoBishop of Gaoua, Burkina Faso
28.9Ordained PriestAntoine KonéPriest of Katiola, Côte d’IvoireBishop of Odienné, Côte d’Ivoire
29 Dec26.9Ordained PriestJosé Manuel ImbambaPriest of Lwena, AngolaArchbishop of Saurimo, Angola
31.4Ordained PriestMathieu Madega LebouankehanPriestBishop of Mouila, Gabon
30 Dec92.8DiedDomenico Luca Capozi, O.F.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Taiyuan [Taiyüan], China
63.9AppointedPietro GarlatoBishop of Tivoli, ItalyBishop Emeritus
31 Dec73.1DiedEdilberto Dinkelborg, O.F.M. †Bishop of Oeiras-Floriano, Piaui, Brazil
26.0Ordained PriestJoseph KodakallilPriest of Satna (Syro-Malabar), IndiaBishop
79.6DiedMIchael Joseph Moloney, C.S.Sp. †Bishop Emeritus of Banjul, Gambia

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