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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
24 May 200564.6AppointedJosé Francisco Ulloa RojasBishop of Cartago
16 Jul 200564.7InstalledJosé Francisco Ulloa RojasBishop of Cartago
24 Aug 200556.3AppointedPierre Nguyên Van TotApostolic Nuncio to Central African RepublicApostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka
56.3AppointedPierre Nguyên Van TotApostolic Nuncio to ChadApostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka
17 Nov 200599.0DiedGennaro VerolinoPresident Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission for Sacred Archeology
2 Dec 200550.5AppointedJosé Rafael Quirós QuirósBishop of LimónArchbishop of San José de Costa Rica
22 Feb 200650.8Ordained BishopJosé Rafael Quirós QuirósBishop of LimónArchbishop of San José de Costa Rica
22 Jul 200690.9DiedAlfonso Coto MongeVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Limón
3 Jul 200775.6RetiredJosé Rafael Barquero ArceBishop of AlajuelaBishop Emeritus
64.7AppointedAngel San Casimiro Fernández, O.A.R.Bishop of Alajuela
19 Mar 200865.6AppointedOswaldo Brenes ÁlvarezBishop of Ciudad QuesadaBishop Emeritus
12 Apr 200865.6AppointedOsvaldo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to Korea
26 Apr 200865.7AppointedOsvaldo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to MongoliaApostolic Nuncio to Korea
13 May 200859.0AppointedPierre Nguyên Van TotApostolic Nuncio to Costa RicaApostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka
24 May 200865.8Ordained BishopOswaldo Brenes ÁlvarezBishop of Ciudad QuesadaBishop Emeritus
12 Dec 200855.5AppointedAntonio ArcariApostolic Nuncio to MozambiqueApostolic Nuncio to Costa Rica
18 Jun 200967.7AppointedGiacinto BerlocoApostolic Nuncio to Belgium
24 Jul 200967.8AppointedGiacinto BerlocoApostolic Nuncio to LuxembourgApostolic Nuncio to Belgium
31 Dec 201270.4ResignedOswaldo Brenes ÁlvarezBishop of Ciudad QuesadaBishop Emeritus
11 Feb 201370.5DiedOswaldo Brenes ÁlvarezBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Quesada
4 Jul 201377.1RetiredHugo Barrantes UreñaArchbishop of San José de Costa RicaArchbishop Emeritus
58.1AppointedJosé Rafael Quirós QuirósArchbishop of San José de Costa Rica
29 Aug 201358.3InstalledJosé Rafael Quirós QuirósArchbishop of San José de Costa Rica
24 Dec 201376.0RetiredGuillermo Loría GaritaBishop of San Isidro de El GeneralBishop Emeritus
68.1AppointedGabriel Enrique Montero Umaña, O.F.M. Conv.Bishop of San Isidro de El General
1 Mar 201468.3Ordained BishopGabriel Enrique Montero Umaña, O.F.M. Conv.Bishop of San Isidro de El General
15 Mar 201448.9AppointedJosé Manuel Garita HerreraBishop of Ciudad Quesada
22 Mar 201464.9AppointedPierre Nguyên Van TotApostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka
17 May 201449.1Ordained BishopJosé Manuel Garita HerreraBishop of Ciudad Quesada
5 Jul 201461.1AppointedAntonio ArcariApostolic Nuncio to Costa Rica
21 Mar 201552.4AppointedJavier Gerardo Román AriasBishop of Limón
30 May 201552.6Ordained BishopJavier Gerardo Román AriasBishop of Limón

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