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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Aug75.2RetiredBlasco Francisco CollaçoApostolic Nuncio to South AfricaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
75.2RetiredBlasco Francisco CollaçoApostolic Nuncio to LesothoApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to South Africa
75.2RetiredBlasco Francisco CollaçoApostolic Nuncio to NamibiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to South Africa
75.2RetiredBlasco Francisco CollaçoApostolic Nuncio to SwazilandApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to South Africa
75.2RetiredBlasco Francisco CollaçoApostolic Delegate to BotswanaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to South Africa
2 Aug49.6AppointedJoão Alves dos Santos, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Paranaguá, Parana, Brazil
76.5DiedGabriel Montalvo HigueraApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to United States of America
76.1RetiredAlfredo Ernest Novak, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Paranaguá, Parana, BrazilBishop Emeritus
96.9DiedJohannes Gerardus Maria WillebrandsCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
4 Aug49.1InstalledMichael Francis BurbidgeBishop of Raleigh, North Carolina, USABishop of Arlington, Virginia, USA
49.8Ordained BishopJoseph Châu Ngọc TriBishop of Ðà Nẵng, Viet NamBishop of Lạng Sơn et Cao Bằng, Viet Nam
5 Aug52.8AppointedWacław Tomasz DepoBishop of Zamość-Lubaczów, PolandArchbishop of Częstochowa, Poland
75.1RetiredAndrea Gemma, F.D.P. †Bishop of Isernia-Venafro, ItalyBishop Emeritus
65.6ResignedJan ŚrutwaBishop of Zamość-Lubaczów, PolandBishop Emeritus
6 Aug83.9DiedPietro GiachettiBishop Emeritus of Pinerolo, Italy
53.7Ordained BishopMário Marquez, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of NasaiBishop of Joaçaba, Santa Catarina, Brazil
8 Aug59.7ResignedGordon Dunlap Bennett, S.J.Bishop of Mandeville, Jamaica, AntillesBishop Emeritus
91.2DiedStanislaw SmolenskiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
9 Aug52.6Ordained BishopAmalraj ArulappanBishop of Ootacamund, India
11 Aug85.1DiedFrançois Abou Mokh, B.S. †Curial Bishop Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), Syria
48.8Ordained BishopSegundo René Coba GalarzaTitular Bishop of Vegesela in ByzacenaBishop of Ibarra, Ecuador
44.1Ordained BishopVicente Danilo Echeverría VerdesotoTitular Bishop of ThibuzabetumAuxiliary Bishop of Quito, Ecuador
81.6DiedAlphonse-Marie Runiga MusanganyaBishop Emeritus of Mahagi-Nioka, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
12 Aug85.6DiedAntônio Batista FragosoBishop Emeritus of Crateús, Ceara, Brazil
14 Aug82.8DiedAmérico HenriquesBishop Emeritus of Nova Lisboa, Angola
17 Aug57.8InstalledMark Benedict ColeridgeArchbishop of Canberra-Goulburn, AustraliaArchbishop of Brisbane, Australia
56.2AppointedJames Patrick GreenTitular Archbishop of AltinumApostolic Nuncio to Sweden
56.2AppointedJames Patrick GreenApostolic Nuncio to South AfricaApostolic Nuncio to Sweden
56.2AppointedJames Patrick GreenApostolic Nuncio to NamibiaApostolic Nuncio to Sweden
56.2AppointedJames Patrick GreenApostolic Delegate to BotswanaApostolic Nuncio to Sweden
19 Aug68.5DiedMarko CulejBishop of Varaždin, Croatia
53.5AppointedCyprian Kizito LwangaArchbishop of Kampala, Uganda
51.4Ordained BishopBroderick Soncuaco PabilloTitular Bishop of SitifisVicar Apostolic of Taytay, Philippines
79.6RetiredEmmanuel WamalaArchbishop of Kampala, UgandaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
20 Aug89.8DiedIoánnis PerrísArchbishop Emeritus of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos, Greece
21 Aug45.3SelectedJoseph Pandarasseril (Pandarassery), O.S.B.Auxiliary Bishop of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar), India
78.8DiedSimeon Anthony PereiraArchbishop Emeritus of Karachi, Pakistan
54.4Ordained BishopHugo Manuel Salaberry Goyeneche, S.J.Bishop of Azul, Argentina
22 Aug47.3Ordained BishopFrank Joseph CaggianoTitular Bishop of Inis CathaigBishop of Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
61.0Ordained BishopOctavio CisnerosTitular Bishop of Eanach DúinAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Brooklyn, New York, USA
50.1InstalledJosé Antonio Eguren Anselmi, S.C.V.Archbishop of Piura, Peru
71.8Ordained BishopGuy SansaricqTitular Bishop of GlenndálochaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Brooklyn, New York, USA
23 Aug95.0DiedFrancisco Peralta y BallabrigaBishop Emeritus of Vitoria, Spain
55.6DiedJustin Tetmu SambaBishop of Musoma, Tanzania
24 Aug57.2Ordained BishopSoundaraj Periyanayagam, S.D.B. †Bishop of Vellore, India
25 Aug69.9ResignedJoseph Pierre Aimé Marie Doré, P.S.S.Archbishop of Strasbourg, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
26 Aug44.3Ordained BishopRafael Alfonso Escudero López-BreaCoadjutor Prelate of Moyobamba, PeruPrelate
62.4Ordained BishopGianfranco Agostino Gardin, O.F.M. Conv.Titular Archbishop of CissaBishop Emeritus of Treviso, Italy
50.6Ordained BishopMartin MunyanyiBishop of Gweru, ZimbabweBishop Emeritus
27 Aug79.0DiedJuan Ignacio Larrea HolguínArchbishop Emeritus of Guayaquil, Ecuador
75.8DiedLuciano Pedro Mendes de Almeida, S.J. †Archbishop of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil
59.3DiedAlfred Maria Oburu Asue, C.M.F. †Bishop of Ebebiyin, Equatorial Guinea
28 Aug53.1AppointedRaymond Sumlut GamBishop of Banmaw, Myanmar
29 Aug63.6AppointedAngelo BagnascoArchbishop of Genova {Genoa}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
71.7ResignedTarcisio Pietro Evasio Bertone, S.D.B.Archbishop of Genova {Genoa}, ItalyCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
31 Aug45.0SelectedKamal Fahim Awad (Boutros) HannaCurial Bishop of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), EgyptBishop Emeritus of Minya {Ermopoli Maggiore; Minieh} (Coptic), Egypt
55.2Ordained BishopMaximino Martínez MirandaBishop of Ciudad Altamirano, Guerrero, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop of Toluca, México, México
62.9AppointedPaul Joseph SwainBishop of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USABishop Emeritus
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