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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
3 Dec 200967.2AppointedBarthélemy AdoukonouSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Culture
10 Mar 201085.6DiedVincent MensahBishop Emeritus of Porto Novo
21 Aug 201069.5ResignedMarcel Honorat Léon AgbotonArchbishop of CotonouArchbishop Emeritus
72.1AppointedAntoine GanyéArchbishop of CotonouArchbishop Emeritus
31 Oct 201072.3InstalledAntoine GanyéArchbishop of CotonouArchbishop Emeritus
3 Nov 201060.0ResignedFidèle AgbatchiArchbishop of ParakouArchbishop Emeritus
10 May 201175.0RetiredIvan DiasPrefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of PeoplesCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
14 Jun 201152.2AppointedPascal N’KouéArchbishop of Parakou
13 Aug 201148.6AppointedAntoine Sabi BioApostolic Administrator of NatitingouBishop
10 Sep 201169.0AppointedBarthélemy AdoukonouTitular Bishop of Zama MinorSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Culture
1 Oct 201169.0AppointedGiuseppe BertelloCardinal, President of the Governatorate of Vatican City State
69.0AppointedGiuseppe BertelloPresident of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City StateCardinal, President of the Governatorate of Vatican City State
8 Oct 201169.1Ordained BishopBarthélemy AdoukonouTitular Bishop of Zama MinorSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Culture
15 Dec 201171.8AppointedAndré Pierre Louis DupuyApostolic Nuncio to NetherlandsApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
18 Feb 201269.3AppointedGiuseppe BertelloCardinal-Deacon of Santi Vito, Modesto e CrescenziaCardinal, President of the Governatorate of Vatican City State
69.3Elevated to CardinalGiuseppe BertelloCardinal, President of the Governatorate of Vatican City State
17 Jun 201269.7InstalledGiuseppe BertelloCardinal-Deacon of Santi Vito, Modesto e CrescenziaCardinal, President of the Governatorate of Vatican City State
17 Oct 201268.5DiedRené-Marie Ehouzou, C.I.M. †Bishop of Porto Novo
2 Feb 201366.6AppointedMichael August Blume, S.V.D.Apostolic Nuncio to Uganda
22 Feb 201348.5AppointedBrian UdaigweTitular Archbishop of SuelliApostolic Nuncio to Benin
48.5AppointedBrian UdaigweApostolic NuncioApostolic Nuncio to Benin
8 Apr 201348.7AppointedBrian UdaigweApostolic Nuncio to Benin
13 Apr 201370.5AppointedGiuseppe BertelloMember of the Council of CardinalsCardinal, President of the Governatorate of Vatican City State
27 Apr 201348.7Ordained BishopBrian UdaigweTitular Archbishop of SuelliApostolic Nuncio to Benin
16 Jul 201348.9AppointedBrian UdaigweApostolic Nuncio to TogoApostolic Nuncio to Benin
13 Mar 201451.1AppointedAntoine Sabi BioBishop of Natitingou
22 Mar 201464.9AppointedPierre Nguyên Van TotApostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka
17 May 201451.3Ordained BishopAntoine Sabi BioBishop of Natitingou
12 Feb 201553.1AppointedFrançois Xavier Ghanbodè Gnonhossou, S.M.A.Bishop of Dassa-Zoumé
Mar 201575.0ResignedAndré Pierre Louis DupuyApostolic Nuncio to NetherlandsApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
28 Mar 201553.3Ordained BishopFrançois Xavier Ghanbodè Gnonhossou, S.M.A.Bishop of Dassa-Zoumé
24 Oct 201549.1AppointedAristide GonsalloBishop of Porto Novo
19 Dec 201549.2Ordained BishopAristide GonsalloBishop of Porto Novo
25 Jun 201677.9RetiredAntoine GanyéArchbishop of CotonouArchbishop Emeritus
53.1AppointedRoger Houngbédji, O.P.Archbishop of CotonouArchbishop-Elect
24 Sep 201653.3Ordained BishopRoger Houngbédji, O.P.Archbishop of CotonouArchbishop-Elect

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