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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Jan67.3DiedLawrence Sydney NicasioBishop of Belize City-Belmopan, Belize, Antilles
57.4InstalledAntonino Spadaro, S.J.Under Secretary of the Dicastery for Culture and Education
2 Jan79.9AppointedVicente Jiménez ZamoraApostolic Administrator of Huesca, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Zaragoza, Spain
79.9AppointedVicente Jiménez ZamoraApostolic Administrator of Jaca, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Zaragoza, Spain
57.0DiedRonald Ignacio (Bong) LunasBishop of Pagadian, Philippines
3 Jan67.1AppointedMartin Sarmiento JumoadApostolic Administrator of Pagadian, PhilippinesArchbishop of Ozamiz, Philippines
4 Jan63.3AppointedEugênio Barbosa Martins, S.S.S.Bishop of São João da Boa Vista, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop-Elect
62.3AppointedJosé Benedito CardosoBishop of Catanduva, Sao Paulo, Brazil
49.1Ordained BishopFrancisco Javier Martínez CastilloTitular Bishop of NepteAuxiliary Bishop of Puebla de los Ángeles, México
5 Jan50.1AppointedFrançois Hervé Marie DurandBishop of Valence (-Die-Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux), FranceBishop-Elect
88.0DiedRyszard KarpińskiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Lublin, Poland
82.0DiedWilliam LeeBishop Emeritus of Waterford and Lismore, Ireland
58.0AppointedThomas Ifeanyichukwu ObiatuegwuAuxiliary Bishop of Orlu, NigeriaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
58.0AppointedThomas Ifeanyichukwu ObiatuegwuTitular Bishop of Horrea CoeliaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Orlu, Nigeria
6 Jan58.3InstalledCarlos Alberto Breis Pereira, O.F.M.Coadjutor Archbishop of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
89.1DiedFernando Robles CapallaArchbishop Emeritus of Davao, Philippines
45.7AppointedImad Khoshaba GargeesPatriarchal Administrator of Urmyā {Rezayeh} (Chaldean), IranArchbishop of Teheran (Chaldean), Iran
45.7AppointedImad Khoshaba GargeesPatriarchal Administrator of Salmas {Shahpour} (Chaldean), IranArchbishop of Teheran (Chaldean), Iran
51.1AppointedGélase Armel KemaArchbishop of Owando, Congo
59.7AppointedAbel LilualaArchbishop of Pointe-Noire, Congo
80.4RetiredThomas MeramArchbishop of Urmyā {Rezayeh} (Chaldean), IranArchbishop Emeritus
80.4RetiredThomas MeramBishop of Salmas {Shahpour} (Chaldean), IranArchbishop Emeritus of Urmyā {Rezayeh} (Chaldean), Iran
75.6RetiredMiguel Ángel Olaverri Arroniz, S.D.B.Archbishop of Pointe-Noire, CongoArchbishop Emeritus
95.0DiedAnton Pain Ratu, S.V.D. †Bishop Emeritus of Atambua, Indonesia
81.5DiedPablo Varela ServerAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Panamá
8 Jan84.5DiedAlexio Churu MuchabaiwaBishop Emeritus of Mutare, Zimbabwe
9 Jan50.3AppointedJoão de Ceita NazaréBishop of São Tomé e PríncipeBishop-Elect
50.0AppointedMatthieu Henri Fabien DupontBishop of Laval, FranceBishop-Elect
93.7DiedPhilippe Fanoko Kossi KpodzroArchbishop Emeritus of Lomé, Togo
46.5AppointedJuan Ignacio LiébanaBishop of Chascomús, ArgentinaBishop-Elect
75.1RetiredCarlos Humberto MalfaBishop of Chascomús, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
67.7ConfirmedRaphael ThattilMajor Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), India
67.7ConfirmedRaphael ThattilArchbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), IndiaMajor Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), India
67.7SelectedRaphael ThattilMajor Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), India
67.7SelectedRaphael ThattilArchbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), IndiaMajor Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), India
52.2AppointedBruno Varriano, O.F.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, PalestineAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
52.2AppointedBruno Varriano, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of AstigiAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
11 Jan75.3RetiredRamón José Aponte FernándezBishop of Valle de la Pascua, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
55.5AppointedRicardo Aldo Barreto CairoBishop of Valle de la Pascua, Venezuela
63.1InstalledTheodore Mascarenhas, S.F.X.Bishop of Daltonganj, India
67.7InstalledRaphael ThattilMajor Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), India
12 Jan62.3Ordained BishopLinus Pingal EkkaBishop of Gumla, India
13 Jan77.8RetiredGerald AlmeidaBishop of Jabalpur, IndiaBishop Emeritus
61.3Ordained BishopÓscar Álvarez OrellanaTitular Bishop of PudentianaAuxiliary Bishop of San Salvador, El Salvador
60.7AppointedJeevanandam AmalanathanBishop of Kumbakonam, India
57.0AppointedAlbert George Alexander AnastasBishop of Kuzhithurai, India
77.7RetiredAntonisamy FrancisBishop of Kumbakonam, IndiaBishop Emeritus
58.8ResignedKannikadass William AntonyBishop of Mysore, IndiaBishop Emeritus
56.5AppointedValan ArasuBishop of Jabalpur, IndiaBishop-Elect
77.0RetiredGiorgio Bertin, O.F.M.Bishop of DjiboutiBishop Emeritus
77.0RetiredGiorgio Bertin, O.F.M.Apostolic Administrator of Mogadiscio, SomaliaBishop Emeritus of Djibouti
54.3AppointedDuming DiasBishop of Karwar, IndiaBishop-Elect
57.7AppointedBhaskar JesurajBishop of Meerut, IndiaBishop-Elect
59.5AppointedJamal Boulos Sleiman DaibesBishop of Djibouti
59.5AppointedJamal Boulos Sleiman DaibesApostolic Administrator of Mogadiscio, SomaliaBishop of Djibouti
51.7AppointedJustin Alexander MadathiparambilAuxiliary Bishop of Vijayapuram, India
51.7AppointedJustin Alexander MadathiparambilTitular Bishop of LysiniaAuxiliary Bishop of Vijayapuram, India
14 Jan56.1InstalledGiorgio FerrettiArchbishop of Foggia-Bovino, Italy
59.8Ordained BishopEusebio Samwel KyandoBishop of Njombe, Tanzania
73.0InstalledFausto TardelliBishop of Pescia, ItalyBishop of Pistoia, Italy
16 Jan92.7DiedSergio SebastianiCardinal, President Emeritus of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See
17 Jan64.0AppointedErnesto Giobando, S.J.Apostolic Administrator of Mar del Plata, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
76.7RetiredJanvier Kataka LuveteBishop of Wamba, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
62.9AppointedGustavo Manuel Larrazábal, C.M.F.Auxiliary Bishop of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
62.9AppointedGustavo Manuel Larrazábal, C.M.F.Titular Bishop of BuslacenaAuxiliary Bishop of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
62.9ResignedGustavo Manuel Larrazábal, C.M.F.Bishop of Mar del Plata, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
57.8AppointedDésiré Lenge MukwenyeBishop of Kilwa-Kasenga, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop-Elect
64.0AppointedEmmanuel Ngona Ngotsi, M. Afr.Bishop of Wamba, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop-Elect
18 Jan83.8DiedGiovanni GiudiciBishop Emeritus of Pavia, Italy
19 Jan63.2DiedMario Eduardo Dorsonville-RodríguezBishop of Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana, USA
20 Jan59.8Ordained BishopMikel Garciandía GoñiBishop of Palencia, Spain
48.1Ordained BishopVincent Frederick MwakhwawaTitular Bishop of Aquae ThibilitanaeAuxiliary Bishop of Lilongwe, Malawi
56.4Ordained BishopAmbrose PuthenveettilBishop of Kottapuram, India
51.3Ordained BishopMichael Smolinski, C.Ss.R.Bishop of Saskatoon (Ukrainian), Canada
64.5CeasedAlex Joseph VadakumthalaApostolic Administrator of Kottapuram, IndiaBishop of Kannur, India
21 Jan72.9CeasedLawrence Daniel Huculak, O.S.B.M.Apostolic Administrator of Saskatoon (Ukrainian), CanadaArchbishop of Winnipeg (Ukrainian), Manitoba, Canada
57.6Ordained BishopGiuseppe RussoBishop of Altamura-Gravina-Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
51.3InstalledMichael Smolinski, C.Ss.R.Bishop of Saskatoon (Ukrainian), Canada
22 JanAppointedSimon Peter EnguraitAdministrator of Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana, USA
23 Jan58.4AppointedLuís Miguel Muñoz CárdabaApostolic Nuncio to Mozambique
24 Jan78.4DiedAlberto TanasiniBishop Emeritus of Chiavari, Italy
25 Jan58.9AppointedFrancisco Gerardo Escalante MolinaApostolic Nuncio to Japan
61.2Ordained BishopMichel Proulx, O. Praem.Bishop of Bathurst in Canada, New Brunswick
62.2Ordained BishopMalcolm SequeiraBishop of Amravati, India
56.6AppointedJanusz Stanisław UrbańczykApostolic Nuncio to Zimbabwe
56.6AppointedJanusz Stanisław UrbańczykTitular Archbishop of VoliApostolic Nuncio to Zimbabwe
57.9Ordained BishopTaddeo Wang YueshengBishop of Zhengzhou [Chengchow], China
26 Jan47.0Ordained BishopDavide Carraro, P.I.M.E.Bishop of Oran, Algeria
97.5DiedEmanuele CatarinicchiaBishop Emeritus of Mazara del Vallo, Italy
27 Jan69.5Ordained BishopJoaquim Carlos Carvalho, O.S.B.Bishop of Jataí, Goias, Brazil
60.2Ordained BishopGeraldo de Souza RodriguesBishop of Januária, Minas Gerais, Brazil
64.7Ordained BishopPeter Rumal KharadiBishop of Jhabua, India
75.8CeasedMethod Paul KilainiApostolic Administrator of Bukoba, TanzaniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
75.8RetiredMethod Paul KilainiAuxiliary Bishop of Bukoba, TanzaniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
49.1Ordained BishopJonáš (Jozef) Maxim, M.S.U.Archbishop of Prešov (Prjašev) (Slovak), Slovakia
57.1Ordained BishopJovitus Francis MwijageBishop of Bukoba, Tanzania
62.0Ordained BishopFlorencio Roselló Avellanas, O. de M.Archbishop of Pamplona y Tudela, Spain
73.3CeasedPeter RusnákApostolic Administrator of Prešov (Prjašev) (Slovak), SlovakiaBishop of Bratislava (Slovak), Slovakia
48.7InstalledAntônio Ederaldo de SantanaBishop of Irecê, Bahia, Brazil
28 Jan69.5InstalledJoaquim Carlos Carvalho, O.S.B.Bishop of Jataí, Goias, Brazil
51.7Ordained BishopOsório Citora Afonso, I.M.C.Titular Bishop of Putia in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop of Maputo, Mozambique
97.7DiedWalter Ivan de Azevedo, S.D.B. †Bishop Emeritus of São Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas, Brazil
51.0InstalledPaulo Renato Fernandes Gonçalves de CamposBishop of Barra do Garças, Mato Grosso, Brazil
68.3InstalledRobert Francis Prevost, O.S.A.Cardinal-Deacon of Santa MonicaCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for Bishops
54.2Ordained BishopLuc Olivier RazafitsimialonaBishop of Tôlagnaro, Madagascar
53.2AppointedNapoleon Balili Sipalay, Jr., O.P.Bishop of Alaminos, PhilippinesBishop-Elect
29 Jan84.1DiedDelio LucarelliBishop Emeritus of Rieti (-S. Salvatore Maggiore), Italy
53.2Ordained BishopAntonio Sun WenjunBishop of Weifang, China
31 Jan44.5AppointedMatthias AmbrosUnder Secretary of the Dicastery for Culture and Education
48.9AppointedGiordano Piccinotti, S.D.B.Titular Archbishop of GradiscaPresident of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
69.3AppointedJoel Portella AmadoBishop of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
59.1Ordained BishopPeter Wu YishunBishop of Shaowu [Shaowu], China
1 Feb49.7AppointedBenjamín Estévez de ComingesSecretary General of the Secretariat for the Economy
60.0Ordained BishopFransiskus NipaCoadjutor Archbishop of Makassar, Indonesia
83.2DiedNereo Page OdchimarBishop Emeritus of Tandag, Philippines
91.0DiedHonesto Chaves Pacana, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Malaybalay, Philippines
2 Feb57.0AppointedDavide Carbonaro, O.M.D.Archbishop of Potenza-Muro Lucano-Marsico Nuovo, ItalyArchbishop-Elect
59.6AppointedMartin James ChambersBishop of Dunkeld, Scotland, Great BritainBishop-Elect
51.6Ordained BishopAlcivan Tadeus Gomes de AraújoTitular Bishop of FataAuxiliary Bishop of Paraíba, Brazil
53.8Ordained BishopLéonard Kakudji MuzingaBishop of Kamina, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
75.3RetiredSalvatore LigorioArchbishop of Potenza-Muro Lucano-Marsico Nuovo, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
70.9AppointedAlexander Aloysius (Alan) McGuckian, S.J.Bishop of Down and Connor, Ireland
47.4AppointedDanival Milagres CoelhoAuxiliary Bishop of Goiânia, Goias, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
47.4AppointedDanival Milagres CoelhoTitular Bishop of VatarbaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Goiânia, Goias, Brazil
87.5DiedLuis Morales ReyesArchbishop Emeritus of San Luis Potosí, México
53.3Ordained BishopAnselm Pendo LawaniBishop of Ilorin, Nigeria
85.9DiedPierre René Ferdinand Raffin, O.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Metz, France
50.4Ordained BishopJoaquim Hudson de Souza RibeiroTitular Bishop of MacriAuxiliary Bishop of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
3 Feb61.7InstalledEdivalter AndradeBishop of Parnaíba, Piaui, Brazil
47.3Ordained BishopCristiano Guilherme Borro BarbosaTitular Bishop of MembressaAuxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
49.9AppointedDomenico BeneventiBishop of San Marino-Montefeltro, ItalyBishop-Elect
60.4InstalledPedro Collar NogueraBishop of Ciudad del Este, Paraguay
60.2InstalledGeraldo de Souza RodriguesBishop of Januária, Minas Gerais, Brazil
75.4RetiredAndrea TurazziBishop of San Marino-Montefeltro, ItalyBishop Emeritus
4 Feb58.3InstalledJosé Cobo CanoCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in Monserrato degli SpagnoliCardinal, Archbishop of Madrid, Spain
51.2InstalledGélase Armel KemaArchbishop of Owando, Congo
62.4InstalledPietro LagneseArchbishop of Capua, Italy
50.7Ordained BishopRaimundo Vanthuy Neto, Ist. del PradoBishop of São Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas, Brazil
5 Feb63.9AppointedGraziano BorgonovoUnder Secretary of the Dicastery for Evangelization
7 Feb55.3AppointedEduardo Muñoz OchoaBishop of Autlán, Jalisco, México
76.8RetiredRafael Sandoval Sandoval, M.N.M.Bishop of Autlán, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
9 Feb51.1AppointedJuan Carlos Asqui PilcoApostolic Administrator of Chuquibamba, PeruAuxiliary Bishop of Tacna y Moquegua, Peru
57.5AppointedJosef NuzíkArchbishop of Olomouc, Czechia
10 Feb66.6Ordained BishopBiagio ColaianniArchbishop of Campobasso-Boiano, Italy
78.2RetiredMartin Albert Happe, M. Afr.Bishop of Nouakchott, MauritaniaBishop Emeritus
50.8AppointedVictor NdioneBishop of Nouakchott, MauritaniaBishop-Elect
58.6Ordained BishopGiovanni Cesare PagazziTitular Archbishop of BellicastrumSecretary of the Dicastery for Culture and Education
57.6InstalledGiuseppe RussoBishop of Altamura-Gravina-Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
52.0AppointedRoberto Carlos Zacarías LópezBishop of Canindeyú, ParaguayBishop-Elect
11 Feb60.8Ordained BishopJeevanandam AmalanathanBishop of Kumbakonam, India
50.7InstalledRaimundo Vanthuy Neto, Ist. del PradoBishop of São Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas, Brazil
51.6Ordained BishopTeshome Fikre WoldetensaeCoadjutor Bishop of Emdeber (Ethiopian), Ethiopia
12 Feb71.1DiedPaul-Siméon Ahouanan Djro, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire
80.0RetiredPedro Ricardo Barreto Jimeno, S.J.Archbishop of Huancayo, PeruCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
54.3ResignedAdelar BaruffiArchbishop of Cascavel, Parana, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
54.0AppointedLuis Alberto Huamán Camayo, O.M.I.Archbishop of Huancayo, Peru
50.7AppointedWilbroad Henry KiboziAuxiliary Bishop of Dodoma, TanzaniaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
50.7AppointedWilbroad Henry KiboziTitular Bishop of ZallataAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Dodoma, Tanzania
51.8Ordained BishopJustin Alexander MadathiparambilTitular Bishop of LysiniaAuxiliary Bishop of Vijayapuram, India
48.7AppointedJean Désiré RazafinirinaBishop of Morombe, MadagascarBishop-Elect
13 Feb81.3AppointedPaulo Antônio de ContoApostolic Administrator of Cascavel, Parana, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Montenegro, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
77.6RetiredRobert Peter DeeleyBishop of Portland, Maine, USABishop Emeritus
61.2AppointedSimon Peter KamomoeAuxiliary Bishop of Nairobi, KenyaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
61.2AppointedSimon Peter KamomoeTitular Bishop of Thubunae in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Nairobi, Kenya
50.8AppointedWallace Ng’ang’a GachihiAuxiliary Bishop of Nairobi, KenyaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
50.8AppointedWallace Ng’ang’a GachihiTitular Bishop of Thucca in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Nairobi, Kenya
77.6RetiredJoseph Pibul VisitnondachaiBishop of Nakhon Sawan, ThailandBishop Emeritus
56.0AppointedJames Thomas RuggieriBishop of Portland, Maine, USABishop-Elect
57.9AppointedPaul Tawat SingsaBishop of Nakhon Sawan, ThailandBishop-Elect
14 Feb49.3AppointedEdinson Edgardo Farfán Córdova, O.S.A.Bishop of Chiclayo, Peru
72.6ResignedĐuro GašparovićBishop of Srijem, SerbiaBishop Emeritus
51.2ResignedGilles Lucien Paul Reithinger, M.E.P.Auxiliary Bishop of Strasbourg, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
52.2SucceededFabijan SvalinaBishop of Srijem, Serbia
91.2DiedWolfgang WeiderAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Berlin, Germany
15 Feb61.2AppointedSubroto Boniface GomesAuxiliary Bishop of Dhaka, BangladeshAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
61.2AppointedSubroto Boniface GomesTitular Bishop of TamazucaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Dhaka, Bangladesh
60.1Ordained BishopMathews Pachomius Kadavil, O.I.C.Bishop of Saint Ephrem of Khadki (Syro-Malankara), India
79.9RetiredJosé Luis Lacunza Maestrojuán, O.A.R.Bishop of David, PanamaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
57.9AppointedLuis Enrique Saldaña Guerra, O.F.M.Bishop of David, PanamaBishop-Elect
16 Feb55.1AppointedJacques Assanvo AhiwaApostolic Administrator of Bouaké, Côte d’IvoireAuxiliary Bishop
17 Feb55.8InstalledFrancisco de Sales Alencar Batista, O. Carm.Bishop of Mossoró, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
62.4InstalledJosé Benedito CardosoBishop of Catanduva, Sao Paulo, Brazil
53.6InstalledJuarez Delorto SeccoBishop of Caratinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
59.4CeasedLuiz Carlos DiasApostolic Administrator of Catanduva, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop of São Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
60.2AppointedKarnam Dhaman Kumar, M.S.F.S.Bishop of Nalgonda, IndiaBishop-Elect
61.9AppointedThomas Mathew KuttimackalBishop of Indore, IndiaBishop-Elect
60.6AppointedAugustine MadathikunnelBishop of Khandwa, IndiaBishop-Elect
75.0RetiredPrakash MallavarapuArchbishop of Visakhapatnam, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
62.7DiedPeter Michael MuhichBishop of Rapid City, South Dakota, USA
60.4SucceededBernard Lancy PintoBishop of Aurangabad, IndiaBishop-Elect
58.4AppointedJaya Rao PolimeraApostolic Administrator of Visakhapatnam, IndiaBishop of Eluru, India
75.0RetiredAmbrose RebelloBishop of Aurangabad, IndiaBishop Emeritus
67.1AppointedPrakash SagiliBishop of Khammam, IndiaBishop-Elect
75.1RetiredChacko Thottumarickal, S.V.D.Bishop of Indore, IndiaBishop Emeritus
62.5AppointedFrancis TirkeyBishop of Purnea, IndiaBishop-Elect
90.6DiedJuan María Uriarte GoiricelayaBishop Emeritus of San Sebastián, Spain
18 Feb63.7InstalledProtase RugambwaCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in MontesantoCardinal, Archbishop of Tabora, Tanzania
19 Feb77.2AppointedDaniel JuelfsAdministrator of Rapid City, South Dakota, USA
21 Feb55.4AppointedEdilson de Souza SilvaAuxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
55.4AppointedEdilson de Souza SilvaTitular Bishop of BadiaeAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of São Paulo, Brazil
22 Feb53.5AppointedRex Andrew Clement AlarconArchbishop of Caceres (Nueva Caceres), Philippines
57.1Ordained BishopAlbert George Alexander AnastasBishop of Kuzhithurai, India
61.7AppointedGuillermo Eduardo CarideCoadjutor Bishop of San Isidro, Argentina
82.0DiedRobert Patrick Ellison, C.S.Sp. †Bishop Emeritus of Banjul, Gambia
86.7DiedAlois Kothgasser, S.D.B. †Archbishop Emeritus of Salzburg, Austria
49.8Ordained BishopJuan Carlos LondoñoTitular Bishop of BeatiaAuxiliary Bishop of Québec, Canada
46.1AppointedMoïse TinguianoBishop of Boké, GuineaBishop-Elect
77.5RetiredRolando Octavus Joven Tria Tirona, O.C.D.Archbishop of Caceres (Nueva Caceres), PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
57.0AppointedJorge Luis WagnerBishop of Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina
23 Feb80.0RetiredBrian Farrell, L.C.Secretary of the Dicastery for Promoting Christian UnitySecretary Emeritus
61.7AppointedAurelio Gazzera, O.C.D.Coadjutor Bishop of Bangassou, Central African RepublicCoadjutor Bishop-Elect
65.7AppointedGiampiero GloderApostolic Nuncio to Romania
65.7AppointedGiampiero GloderApostolic Nuncio to Moldova, Republic ofApostolic Nuncio to Romania
67.2AppointedRiccardo LambaArchbishop of Udine, Italy
88.3DiedFrancesco MarinelliArchbishop Emeritus of Urbino-Urbania-Sant’Angelo in Vado, Italy
75.4RetiredAndrea Bruno MazzocatoArchbishop of Udine, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
46.5AppointedFlavio PaceTitular Archbishop of DoliaSecretary of the Dicastery for Promoting Christian Unity
46.5AppointedFlavio PaceSecretary of the Dicastery for Promoting Christian Unity
24 Feb62.4InstalledBarthol BarrettoBishop of Nashik, India
71.1ResignedAndrzej DzięgaArchbishop of Szczecin-Kamień, PolandArchbishop Emeritus
75.0RetiredFranz Josef GebertAuxiliary Bishop of Trier, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
56.1InstalledJorge Enrique Izaguirre Rafael, C.S.C.Bishop of Chosica, Peru
63.3AppointedPaul Kyung Sang LeeAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul, Korea (South)Auxiliary Bishop-Elect
63.3AppointedPaul Kyung Sang LeeTitular Bishop of Germania in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Seoul, Korea (South)
59.8Ordained BishopAbel LilualaArchbishop of Pointe-Noire, Congo
64.0Ordained BishopStephen Boonlert PhromsenaBishop of Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
59.1AppointedZbigniew Jan ZielińskiApostolic Administrator of Szczecin-Kamień, PolandBishop of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, Poland
25 Feb95.9DiedKlaus DickAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
27 Feb50.0AppointedJohannes Gorantla, O.C.D.Bishop of Kurnool, IndiaBishop-Elect
28 Feb66.9AppointedPascal Michel Ghislain DelannoyArchbishop of Strasbourg, France
65.4AppointedGabriel Blamo Snosio JubweArchbishop of Monrovia, LiberiaArchbishop-Elect
49.6AppointedAdenis Roberto de Oliveira, S.d.P.Auxiliary Bishop of Curitiba, Parana, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
49.6AppointedAdenis Roberto de Oliveira, S.d.P.Titular Bishop of HermianaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
29 Feb61.1AppointedAitor Jiménez Echave, C.M.F.Under Secretary of the Dicastery for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
52.6AppointedLuisito Audal OccianoBishop of Virac, PhilippinesBishop-Elect
76.5RetiredManolo Alarcon de los SantosBishop of Virac, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
62.2AppointedOctavi Vilà Mayo, O. Cist.Bishop of Girona, SpainBishop-Elect
1 Mar58.4AppointedJosé Cobo CanoOrdinary of Spain, Faithful of Eastern RitesCardinal, Archbishop of Madrid, Spain
58.4AppointedMauro LalliApostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea
58.4AppointedMauro LalliTitular Archbishop of PausulaeApostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea
78.7RetiredCarlos Osoro SierraOrdinary of Spain, Faithful of Eastern RitesCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Madrid, Spain
The future events listed below have been publicly announced, but are subject to change.
2 Mar57.0InstalledHerwig GösslArchbishop of Bamberg, Germany
55.1Ordained BishopArachchige Don Wimal Siri Appuhamy JayasuriyaBishop of Chilaw, Sri LankaBishop-Elect
46.7Ordained BishopJuan Ignacio LiébanaBishop of Chascomús, ArgentinaBishop-Elect
60.9Ordained BishopŽeljko MajićBishop of Banja Luka, Bosnia and HerzegovinaBishop-Elect
52.2Ordained BishopStanislav Přibyl, C.Ss.R.Bishop of Litoměřice, CzechiaBishop-Elect
65.7CeasedWarnakulasurya Wadumestrige Devasritha Valence MendisApostolic Administrator of Chilaw, Sri LankaBishop of Kandy, Sri Lanka
52.0Ordained BishopRoberto Carlos Zacarías LópezBishop of Canindeyú, ParaguayBishop-Elect
3 Mar57.8Ordained BishopBhaskar JesurajBishop of Meerut, IndiaBishop-Elect
7 Mar52.6Ordained BishopKeith James ChylinskiTitular Bishop of GunelaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
50.3Ordained BishopChristopher Randall CookeTitular Bishop of MallianaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
61.7Ordained BishopEfren Veridiano EsmillaTitular Bishop of OttanaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
9 Mar66.7InstalledBiagio ColaianniArchbishop of Campobasso-Boiano, Italy
51.2Ordained BishopFrancis McAnally DouganBishop of Galloway, Scotland, Great BritainBishop-Elect
50.2Ordained BishopMatthieu Henri Fabien DupontBishop of Laval, FranceBishop-Elect
69.4InstalledJoel Portella AmadoBishop of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
45.4Ordained BishopVincenzo TurturroTitular Archbishop of RebellumApostolic Nuncio to Paraguay
10 Mar57.0InstalledUdo Markus BentzArchbishop of Paderborn, Germany
51.2InstalledFrancis McAnally DouganBishop of Galloway, Scotland, Great BritainBishop-Elect
50.2InstalledMatthieu Henri Fabien DupontBishop of Laval, FranceBishop-Elect
50.3Ordained BishopFrançois Hervé Marie DurandBishop of Valence (-Die-Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux), FranceBishop-Elect
58.0Ordained BishopDésiré Lenge MukwenyeBishop of Kilwa-Kasenga, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop-Elect
16 Mar52.4Ordained BishopBruno Varriano, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of AstigiAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
17 Mar50.5Ordained BishopJoão de Ceita NazaréBishop of São Tomé e PríncipeBishop-Elect
18 Mar53.4Ordained BishopNapoleon Balili Sipalay, Jr., O.P.Bishop of Alaminos, PhilippinesBishop-Elect
19 Mar61.4Ordained BishopMichel MouraVicar Apostolic of Rodrigues, Mauritius
53.4InstalledNapoleon Balili Sipalay, Jr., O.P.Bishop of Alaminos, PhilippinesBishop-Elect
63.5CeasedLuc René Young Chen Yin, O.M.I.Apostolic Administrator of Rodrigues, Mauritius
20 Mar58.2Ordained BishopThomas Ifeanyichukwu ObiatuegwuTitular Bishop of Horrea CoeliaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Orlu, Nigeria
23 Mar58.0Ordained BishopPaul Tawat SingsaBishop of Nakhon Sawan, ThailandBishop-Elect
5 Apr62.1Ordained BishopThomas Mathew KuttimackalBishop of Indore, IndiaBishop-Elect
6 Apr61.3Ordained BishopSimon Peter KamomoeTitular Bishop of Thubunae in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Nairobi, Kenya
47.5Ordained BishopDanival Milagres CoelhoTitular Bishop of VatarbaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Goiânia, Goias, Brazil
51.0Ordained BishopWallace Ng’ang’a GachihiTitular Bishop of Thucca in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Nairobi, Kenya
56.8Ordained BishopJanusz Stanisław UrbańczykTitular Archbishop of VoliApostolic Nuncio to Zimbabwe
7 Apr63.5Ordained BishopEugênio Barbosa Martins, S.S.S.Bishop of São João da Boa Vista, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop-Elect
60.6Ordained BishopBernard Lancy PintoBishop of Aurangabad, IndiaBishop-Elect
69.7CeasedMoacir SilvaApostolic Administrator of São João da Boa Vista, Sao Paulo, BrazilArchbishop of Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
8 Apr56.8Ordained BishopValan ArasuBishop of Jabalpur, IndiaBishop-Elect
9 Apr54.5Ordained BishopDuming DiasBishop of Karwar, IndiaBishop-Elect
69.9CeasedDerek FernandesApostolic Administrator of Karwar, IndiaBishop of Belgaum, India
69.8CeasedUdumala Bala ShowreddyApostolic Administrator of Khammam, IndiaBishop of Warangal, India
67.2Ordained BishopPrakash SagiliBishop of Khammam, IndiaBishop-Elect
13 Apr57.7InstalledJosef NuzíkArchbishop of Olomouc, Czechia
14 Apr51.0Ordained BishopVictor NdioneBishop of Nouakchott, MauritaniaBishop-Elect
48.9Ordained BishopJean Désiré RazafinirinaBishop of Morombe, MadagascarBishop-Elect
20 Apr50.1Ordained BishopDomenico BeneventiBishop of San Marino-Montefeltro, ItalyBishop-Elect
21 Apr67.5CeasedPhilippe Gabriel Marie Augustin BallotApostolic Administrator of Strasbourg, FranceBishop of Metz, France
67.0InstalledPascal Michel Ghislain DelannoyArchbishop of Strasbourg, France
55.6Ordained BishopEdilson de Souza SilvaTitular Bishop of BadiaeAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of São Paulo, Brazil
62.3Ordained BishopOctavi Vilà Mayo, O. Cist.Bishop of Girona, SpainBishop-Elect
27 Apr59.8Ordained BishopMartin James ChambersBishop of Dunkeld, Scotland, Great BritainBishop-Elect
64.7Ordained BishopReynaldo Bunyi Getalado, M.S.P.Coadjutor Bishop of Rarotonga, Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania)Coadjutor Bishop-Elect
4 May57.3Ordained BishopDavide Carbonaro, O.M.D.Archbishop of Potenza-Muro Lucano-Marsico Nuovo, ItalyArchbishop-Elect
46.7Ordained BishopFlavio PaceTitular Archbishop of DoliaSecretary of the Dicastery for Promoting Christian Unity
7 May56.3Ordained BishopJames Thomas RuggieriBishop of Portland, Maine, USABishop-Elect
18 May50.2InstalledDomenico BeneventiBishop of San Marino-Montefeltro, ItalyBishop-Elect
57.3InstalledDavide Carbonaro, O.M.D.Archbishop of Potenza-Muro Lucano-Marsico Nuovo, ItalyArchbishop-Elect
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