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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
4 Jun 200983.2DiedLuc Alfons De Hovre, S.J. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}
18 Jun 200967.7AppointedGiacinto BerlocoApostolic Nuncio to Belgium
75.1RetiredKarl-Josef RauberApostolic Nuncio to BelgiumApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
24 Jul 200967.8AppointedGiacinto BerlocoApostolic Nuncio to LuxembourgApostolic Nuncio to Belgium
75.2RetiredKarl-Josef RauberApostolic Nuncio to LuxembourgApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Belgium
3 Dec 200975.3RetiredRoger Pirenne, C.I.C.M.Archbishop of Bertoua, CameroonArchbishop Emeritus
18 Jan 201076.6RetiredGodfried DanneelsArchbishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
69.6AppointedAndré-Joseph (Mutien) LéonardArchbishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}
27 Feb 201076.7RetiredGodfried DanneelsBishop of Belgium, MilitaryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}
69.8AppointedAndré-Joseph (Mutien) LéonardBishop of Belgium, MilitaryArchbishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}
69.8InstalledAndré-Joseph (Mutien) LéonardArchbishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}
23 Apr 201073.4ResignedRoger Joseph VangheluweBishop of Brugge {Bruges}Bishop Emeritus
1 May 201052.1ResignedJan Geerits, S.D.S.Apostolic Administrator of ComoresApostolic Administrator Emeritus
31 May 201066.8AppointedRémy Victor VancottemBishop of Namur {Namen}
25 Jun 201063.0AppointedJosef De KeselBishop of Brugge {Bruges}
10 Jul 201063.0InstalledJosef De KeselBishop of Brugge {Bruges}
22 Feb 201163.9AppointedJean-Luc HudsynAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}
63.9AppointedJean-Luc HudsynTitular Bishop of AptAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}
52.5AppointedJean KockerolsAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}
52.5AppointedJean KockerolsTitular Bishop of YpresAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}
56.9AppointedLéon LemmensAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}
56.9AppointedLéon LemmensTitular Bishop of MunicipaAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}
3 Apr 201164.1Ordained BishopJean-Luc HudsynTitular Bishop of AptAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}
52.6Ordained BishopJean KockerolsTitular Bishop of YpresAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}
57.0Ordained BishopLéon LemmensTitular Bishop of MunicipaAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}
21 Sep 201167.2AppointedEugène Lambert Adrian RixenApostolic Administrator of São Félix, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop of Goiás, Goias, Brazil
7 Dec 201176.5RetiredLuc Julian MatthysBishop of Armidale, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
201274.9RetiredPier Luigi CelataSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious DialogueVice-Chamberlain Emeritus of the Apostolic Chamber
23 Jan 201291.7AppointedJulien RiesTitular Archbishop of BellicastrumCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Antonio di Padova a Circonvallazione Appia
11 Feb 201291.8Ordained BishopJulien RiesTitular Archbishop of BellicastrumCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Antonio di Padova a Circonvallazione Appia
18 Feb 201291.8AppointedJulien RiesCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Antonio di Padova a Circonvallazione Appia
91.8Elevated to CardinalJulien RiesCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Antonio di Padova a Circonvallazione Appia
21 Mar 201267.7ResignedEugène Lambert Adrian RixenApostolic Administrator of São Félix, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop of Goiás, Goias, Brazil
23 Jul 201275.5AppointedPier Luigi CelataVice-Chamberlain of the Apostolic ChamberVice-Chamberlain Emeritus
10 Oct 201271.5AppointedFrans Daneels, O. Praem.Titular Archbishop of BitaSecretary of the Apostolic Signatura
20 Oct 201292.5InstalledJulien RiesCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Antonio di Padova a Circonvallazione Appia
23 Feb 201392.8DiedJulien RiesCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Antonio di Padova a Circonvallazione Appia
31 May 201362.0AppointedJean-Pierre DelvilleBishop of Liège
75.5RetiredAloysius JoustenBishop of LiègeBishop Emeritus
14 Jul 201362.2Ordained BishopJean-Pierre DelvilleBishop of Liège
5 Apr 201477.0RetiredPhilippe Albert Joseph Stevens, P.F.E.Bishop of Maroua-Mokolo, CameroonBishop Emeritus
20 Dec 201477.9RetiredPier Luigi CelataVice-Chamberlain of the Apostolic ChamberVice-Chamberlain Emeritus

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