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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
31 Jan 201057.6Ordained BishopAngelo Moreschi, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of Elephantaria in MauretaniaVicar Apostolic of Gambella
11 Apr 201069.8Ordained BishopWoldeghiorghis MatheosTitular Bishop of TurudaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Hosanna
18 Apr 201050.3Ordained BishopLisane-Christos Matheos SemahunTitular Bishop of Mathara in NumidiaBishop of Bahir Dar - Dessie (Ethiopian)
11 Feb 201258.7AppointedAngelo Antolini, O.F.M. Cap.Prefect of Robe
28 Jun 201354.0AppointedVarghese Thottamkara, C.M.Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of NekemteVicar Apostolic
54.0AppointedVarghese Thottamkara, C.M.Titular Bishop of ChulluVicar Apostolic of Nekemte
13 Aug 201354.1Ordained BishopVarghese Thottamkara, C.M.Titular Bishop of ChulluVicar Apostolic of Nekemte
11 Oct 201369.8AppointedTsegaye Keneni DeraraCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of SoddoVicar Apostolic
69.8AppointedTsegaye Keneni DeraraTitular Bishop of Maximiana in ByzacenaVicar Apostolic of Soddo
10 Nov 201354.4SucceededVarghese Thottamkara, C.M.Vicar Apostolic of Nekemte
75.4RetiredTheodorus van Ruijven (van Ruyven), C.M.Vicar Apostolic of NekemteVicar Apostolic Emeritus
24 Nov 201370.0Ordained BishopTsegaye Keneni DeraraTitular Bishop of Maximiana in ByzacenaVicar Apostolic of Soddo
12 Jan 201470.1SucceededTsegaye Keneni DeraraVicar Apostolic of Soddo
75.3RetiredRodrigo Mejía Saldarriaga, S.J.Vicar Apostolic of SoddoVicar Apostolic Emeritus
14 Jun 201471.6AppointedGeorge PanikulamApostolic Nuncio to Uruguay
12 Jul 201454.3AppointedLuigi BiancoApostolic Nuncio to Ethiopia
10 Sep 201454.5AppointedLuigi BiancoApostolic Nuncio to DjiboutiApostolic Nuncio to Ethiopia
54.5AppointedLuigi BiancoApostolic Delegate to SomaliaApostolic Nuncio to Ethiopia
19 Jan 201555.0AppointedLisane-Christos Matheos SemahunBishop of Bahir Dar - Dessie (Ethiopian)
14 Feb 201566.5AppointedBerhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M.Cardinal-Priest of San Romano MartireCardinal, Archbishop of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian)
66.5Elevated to CardinalBerhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M.Cardinal, Archbishop of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian)
18 Oct 201567.2InstalledBerhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M.Cardinal-Priest of San Romano MartireCardinal, Archbishop of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian)
13 Feb 201675.3RetiredSilvano Maria Tomasi, C.S.Permanent Observer to United Nations Office and Specialized Agencies in GenevaPermanent Observer Emeritus
16 Apr 201675.5RetiredWoldetensaé Ghebreghiorghis, O.F.M. Cap.Vicar Apostolic of HararVicar Apostolic Emeritus
62.2AppointedAngelo Pagano, O.F.M. Cap.Vicar Apostolic of Harar
62.2AppointedAngelo Pagano, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of FicusVicar Apostolic of Harar
12 May 201673.7DiedGiovanni Migliorati, M.C.C.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Awasa
29 May 201662.3Ordained BishopAngelo Pagano, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of FicusVicar Apostolic of Harar
29 Jun 201661.5AppointedRoberto Bergamaschi, S.D.B.Vicar Apostolic of Awasa
61.5AppointedRoberto Bergamaschi, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of AmbiaVicar Apostolic of Awasa
1 Sep 201675.4RetiredRamiro Moliner InglésApostolic Nuncio to AlbaniaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
8 Oct 201661.8Ordained BishopRoberto Bergamaschi, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of AmbiaVicar Apostolic of Awasa
8 Apr 201776.7RetiredWoldeghiorghis MatheosVicar Apostolic of HosannaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
46.6AppointedNoel Seyoum FransuaVicar Apostolic of Hosanna
46.6AppointedNoel Seyoum FransuaTitular Bishop of EminentianaVicar Apostolic of Hosanna
7 May 201785.7DiedThomas A. WhiteApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Fiji, Pacific (Oceania)
2 Jul 201746.8Ordained BishopNoel Seyoum FransuaTitular Bishop of EminentianaVicar Apostolic of Hosanna

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