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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
24 Apr 199958.5AppointedSilvano Maria Tomasi, C.S.Titular Archbishop of AcelumApostolic Nuncio to Other
26 Mar 200081.9DiedFrançois AbrahaBishop Emeritus of Asmara (Ethiopian)
23 Dec 200060.1AppointedSilvano Maria Tomasi, C.S.Apostolic Nuncio to DjiboutiApostolic Nuncio to Other
25 Jun 200152.5AppointedMenghesteab Tesfamariam, M.C.C.I.Bishop of Asmara (Ethiopian)Archbishop of Asmara (Eritrean)
76.1RetiredZekarias YohannesBishop of Asmara (Ethiopian)Bishop Emeritus
16 Sep 200152.7Ordained BishopMenghesteab Tesfamariam, M.C.C.I.Bishop of Asmara (Ethiopian)Archbishop of Asmara (Eritrean)
4 Oct 200177.4RetiredLuca Milesi, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Barentu (Eritrean)Bishop Emeritus
51.3AppointedThomas Osman, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Barentu (Eritrean)
13 Jan 200251.6Ordained BishopThomas Osman, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Barentu (Eritrean)
18 May 200250.1AppointedDominique François Joseph MambertiTitular Archbishop of SagonePrefect of the Apostolic Signatura
50.1AppointedDominique François Joseph MambertiApostolic Nuncio to SudanPrefect of the Apostolic Signatura
50.1AppointedDominique François Joseph MambertiApostolic Delegate to SomaliaPrefect of the Apostolic Signatura
3 Jul 200250.3Ordained BishopDominique François Joseph MambertiTitular Archbishop of SagonePrefect of the Apostolic Signatura
29 Jul 200267.8DiedTesfamariam BedhoBishop of Keren (Eritrean)
4 Jan 200344.9AppointedKindane YebioBishop of Keren (Eritrean)
2 Mar 200345.1Ordained BishopKindane YebioBishop of Keren (Eritrean)
10 Jun 200362.6AppointedSilvano Maria Tomasi, C.S.Apostolic Nuncio to Other
17 Jan 200451.8ResignedDominique François Joseph MambertiApostolic Delegate to SomaliaPrefect of the Apostolic Signatura
19 Feb 200451.9AppointedDominique François Joseph MambertiApostolic Nuncio to EritreaPrefect of the Apostolic Signatura
15 Sep 200654.5AppointedDominique François Joseph MambertiSecretary (Relations with States) of the Secretariat of StatePrefect of the Apostolic Signatura
16 Jan 200753.7AppointedLeo BoccardiTitular Archbishop of BitettumApostolic Nuncio to Iran
53.7AppointedLeo BoccardiApostolic Nuncio to SudanApostolic Nuncio to Iran
30 Jan 200753.7AppointedLeo BoccardiApostolic Nuncio to EritreaApostolic Nuncio to Iran
18 Mar 200753.9Ordained BishopLeo BoccardiTitular Archbishop of BitettumApostolic Nuncio to Iran
22 May 200884.0DiedLuca Milesi, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Barentu (Eritrean)
24 Feb 201241.3AppointedFikremariam Hagos TsalimBishop of Segheneity (Eritrean)
20 May 201241.5Ordained BishopFikremariam Hagos TsalimBishop of Segheneity (Eritrean)
27 May 201241.5InstalledFikremariam Hagos TsalimBishop of Segheneity (Eritrean)
11 Jul 201360.2AppointedLeo BoccardiApostolic Nuncio to Iran
8 Mar 201452.4AppointedHubertus Matheus Maria van MegenApostolic Nuncio to Sudan
52.4AppointedHubertus Matheus Maria van MegenTitular Archbishop of NovalicianaApostolic Nuncio to Sudan
17 May 201452.6Ordained BishopHubertus Matheus Maria van MegenTitular Archbishop of NovalicianaApostolic Nuncio to Sudan
7 Jun 201452.6AppointedHubertus Matheus Maria van MegenApostolic Nuncio to EritreaApostolic Nuncio to Sudan
8 Nov 201462.6AppointedDominique François Joseph MambertiPrefect of the Apostolic Signatura
19 Jan 201566.0AppointedMenghesteab Tesfamariam, M.C.C.I.Archbishop of Asmara (Eritrean)
14 Feb 201562.9Elevated to CardinalDominique François Joseph MambertiPrefect of the Apostolic Signatura

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