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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Jul 201060.3AppointedKurt KochCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
60.3AppointedKurt KochArchbishop (Personal Title)Cardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
21 Sep 201068.6DiedBernard GenoudBishop of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg)
20 Nov 201060.7AppointedKurt KochCardinal-Deacon of Nostra Signora del Sacro CuoreCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
60.7Elevated to CardinalKurt KochCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
23 Nov 201044.5AppointedFelix GmürBishop of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}
1 Jan 201160.8InstalledKurt KochCardinal-Deacon of Nostra Signora del Sacro CuoreCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
16 Jan 201144.6Ordained BishopFelix GmürBishop of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}
Apr 201175.0RetiredFrancesco CanaliniApostolic Nuncio to SwitzerlandApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
75.0RetiredFrancesco CanaliniApostolic Nuncio to LiechtensteinApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Switzerland
28 May 201171.4AppointedDiego CauseroApostolic Nuncio to Switzerland
71.4AppointedDiego CauseroApostolic Nuncio to LiechtensteinApostolic Nuncio to Switzerland
31 May 201169.1AppointedPaul Hinder, O.F.M. Cap.Vicar Apostolic of Southern Arabia, Yemen
7 Aug 201189.1DiedJoseph CandolfiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}
7 Sep 201190.5DiedGabriel BulletAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg)
3 Nov 201150.0AppointedCharles Morerod, O.P.Bishop of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg)
11 Dec 201150.1Ordained BishopCharles Morerod, O.P.Bishop of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg)
5 Jan 201264.9AppointedEmil Paul TscherrigApostolic Nuncio to Argentina
26 Feb 201285.1DiedGeorg (Karl Maria} Holzherr, O.S.B. †Abbot Emeritus of Maria Einsiedeln
4 Jul 201275.8RetiredCristiano Jakob KrapfBishop of Jequié, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
28 Feb 201363.0CeasedKurt KochCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
16 Mar 201363.0ConfirmedKurt KochCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
21 Sep 201374.4ResignedJean-Claude PérissetApostolic Nuncio to GermanyApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
4 Oct 201351.5ResignedMartin (Stephan) Werlen, O.S.B.Abbot of Maria EinsiedelnAbbot Emeritus
26 Oct 201358.6AppointedBertram Víctor Wick EnzlerAuxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil, Ecuador
58.6AppointedBertram Víctor Wick EnzlerTitular Bishop of CarpiAuxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil, Ecuador
4 Nov 201377.0RetiredPier Giacomo GrampaBishop of LuganoBishop Emeritus
50.3AppointedValerio LazzeriBishop of Lugano
14 Nov 201372.5ResignedGérard Antoine Léopold DaucourtBishop of Nanterre, FranceBishop Emeritus
30 Nov 201354.6AppointedAlain de RaemyAuxiliary Bishop of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg)
54.6AppointedAlain de RaemyTitular Bishop of Turris in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg)
58.7Ordained BishopBertram Víctor Wick EnzlerTitular Bishop of CarpiAuxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil, Ecuador
7 Dec 201350.4Ordained BishopValerio LazzeriBishop of Lugano
10 Dec 201345.3AppointedUrban Federer, O.S.B.Abbot of Maria Einsiedeln
22 Dec 201345.3InstalledUrban Federer, O.S.B.Abbot of Maria Einsiedeln
11 Jan 201454.7Ordained BishopAlain de RaemyTitular Bishop of Turris in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg)
12 Jun 201492.1AppointedGeorges Marie Martin Cottier, O.P.Cardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santi Domenico e Sisto
8 Jul 201472.0ResignedNorbert BrunnerBishop of Sion {Sitten}Bishop Emeritus
63.9AppointedJean-Marie Lovey, C.R.B.Bishop of Sion {Sitten}
28 Sep 201464.2Ordained BishopJean-Marie Lovey, C.R.B.Bishop of Sion {Sitten}

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