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Recent Bishop Events

DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
19 Nov 201669.2AppointedKevin Joseph FarrellCardinal-Deacon of San Giuliano MartireCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life
69.2Elevated to CardinalKevin Joseph FarrellCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life
22 Nov 201692.8DiedJohn Christopher O’Riordan, C.S.Sp. †Bishop Emeritus of Kenema, Sierra Leone
12 Dec 201675.4DiedGerard CliffordAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Armagh
29 Jan 201769.4InstalledKevin Joseph FarrellCardinal-Deacon of San Giuliano MartireCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life
21 Feb 201790.9DiedDesmond ConnellCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Dublin
9 Mar 201757.4AppointedCharles John BrownApostolic Nuncio to Albania
13 Mar 201789.8DiedEamon CaseyBishop Emeritus of Galway and Kilmacduagh
7 May 201785.7DiedThomas Anthony WhiteApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Fiji, Pacific (Oceania)
13 May 201760.4AppointedJude Thaddeus OkoloApostolic Nuncio to Ireland
9 Jun 201777.3RetiredPhilip Boyce, O.C.D.Bishop of RaphoeBishop Emeritus
64.2AppointedAlexander Aloysius (Alan) McGuckian, S.J.Bishop of Raphoe
6 Aug 201764.4Ordained BishopAlexander Aloysius (Alan) McGuckian, S.J.Bishop of Raphoe
28 Aug 201775.2RetiredGiuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Nuncio to IsraelApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
75.2RetiredGiuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and PalestineApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
75.2RetiredGiuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Nuncio to CyprusApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
28 Oct 201759.7AppointedPaul TigheSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Culture
30 Nov 201775.7RetiredRobert Patrick Ellison, C.S.Sp.Bishop of Banjul, GambiaBishop Emeritus
11 Dec 201771.5AppointedBrendan KellyBishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh
3 Jan 201863.1AppointedDermot Pius FarrellBishop of Ossory
11 Feb 201871.7InstalledBrendan KellyBishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh
12 Feb 201876.3RetiredMichael Gregory Campbell, O.S.A.Bishop of Lancaster, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
11 Mar 201863.3Ordained BishopDermot Pius FarrellBishop of Ossory
19 Mar 201880.0DiedKeith Michael Patrick O’BrienCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh, Scotland, Great Britain
26 Mar 201878.1AppointedPhilip Boyce, O.C.D.Apostolic Administrator of DromoreBishop Emeritus of Raphoe
69.1ResignedJohn McAreaveyBishop of DromoreBishop Emeritus
3 Apr 201875.2RetiredThomas John CurryAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
18 May 201882.2DiedChristopher JonesBishop Emeritus of Elphin
18 Jun 201850.9AppointedThomas DeenihanBishop of Meath
78.0RetiredMichael SmithBishop of MeathBishop Emeritus
29 Jul 201884.9DiedFiachra Ó Ceallaigh, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Dublin
2 Sep 201851.1Ordained BishopThomas DeenihanBishop of Meath
21 Sep 201875.7ResignedGiuseppe LeanzaApostolic Nuncio to Czech RepublicApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
10 Oct 201887.3DiedLaurence ForristalBishop Emeritus of Ossory
8 Dec 201867.0AppointedLawrence DuffyBishop of Clogher
31 Dec 201874.7ResignedPhilip Leo O’ReillyBishop of KilmoreBishop Emeritus
4 Feb 201976.5RetiredSéamus CunninghamBishop of Hexham and Newcastle, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
10 Feb 201967.2Ordained BishopLawrence DuffyBishop of Clogher
14 Feb 201971.4AppointedKevin Joseph FarrellChamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic ChamberCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life


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