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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
26 Jul 201376.8RetiredLucas Kerketta, S.V.D.Bishop of SambalpurBishop Emeritus
49.6AppointedKishore Kumar KujurBishop of Rourkela
52.2AppointedPaul MattekattBishop of Diphu
52.0AppointedNiranjan Sual SinghBishop of Sambalpur
13 Aug 201354.2Ordained BishopVarghese Thottamkara, C.M.Titular Bishop of ChulluVicar Apostolic of Nekemte, Ethiopia
23 Aug 201352.4AppointedJose PuthenveettilAuxiliary Bishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabarese)
52.4AppointedJose PuthenveettilTitular Bishop of RusubbicariAuxiliary Bishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabarese)
10 Sep 201382.5DiedPeter Paul PrabhuApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Zimbabwe
17 Sep 201355.4Ordained BishopJoseph Kollamparampil, C.M.I.Bishop of Jagdalpur (Syro-Malabarese)
19 Sep 201359.2InstalledVictor Henry ThakurArchbishop of Raipur
21 Sep 201373.0AppointedLorenzo BaldisseriCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
52.5Ordained BishopJose PuthenveettilTitular Bishop of RusubbicariAuxiliary Bishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabarese)
28 Sep 201360.2ResignedPedro López QuintanaApostolic Nuncio to CanadaApostolic Nuncio to Lithuania
52.2Ordained BishopNiranjan Sual SinghBishop of Sambalpur
29 Sep 201349.7Ordained BishopKishore Kumar KujurBishop of Rourkela
6 Oct 201352.3Ordained BishopPaul MattekattBishop of Diphu
17 Oct 201355.7AppointedRaphy ManjalyBishop of Allahabad
10 Nov 201354.4SucceededVarghese Thottamkara, C.M.Vicar Apostolic of Nekemte, Ethiopia
3 Dec 201355.8InstalledRaphy ManjalyBishop of Allahabad
77.9ResignedIgnatius MenezesApostolic Administrator of AllahabadBishop Emeritus of Ajmer
9 Dec 201359.8AppointedSimon Kaipuram, C.M.Bishop of Balasore
77.9RetiredThomas Thiruthalil, C.M.Bishop of BalasoreBishop Emeritus
15 Dec 201360.9SucceededGeorges Varkey Puthiyakulangara, M.E.P.Bishop of Port-Bergé, Madagascar
23 Dec 201367.6SelectedBosco PuthurBishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne (Syro-Malabarese), Australia
28 Dec 201362.2AppointedPeter Abir AntonysamyBishop of Sultanpet
11 Jan 201467.6ConfirmedBosco PuthurBishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne (Syro-Malabarese), Australia
28 Jan 201473.3ResignedLorenzo BaldisseriSecretary of the College of CardinalsCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
30 Jan 201460.0Ordained BishopSimon Kaipuram, C.M.Bishop of Balasore
82.5DiedBenedict John Osta, S.J. †Archbishop Emeritus of Patna
1 Feb 201454.6AppointedAlex Joseph VadakumthalaBishop of Kannur
3 Feb 201477.3AppointedThomas Menamparampil, S.D.B.Apostolic Administrator of JowaiArchbishop Emeritus of Guwahati
16 Feb 201462.3Ordained BishopPeter Abir AntonysamyBishop of Sultanpet
22 Feb 201473.4AppointedLorenzo BaldisseriCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Anselmo all’AventinoCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
73.4Elevated to CardinalLorenzo BaldisseriCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
8 Mar 201460.6AppointedPedro López QuintanaApostolic Nuncio to Lithuania
19 Mar 201454.6AppointedFrancis Serrao, S.J.Bishop of Shimoga
22 Mar 201460.7AppointedPedro López QuintanaApostolic Nuncio to EstoniaApostolic Nuncio to Lithuania
60.7AppointedPedro López QuintanaApostolic Nuncio to LatviaApostolic Nuncio to Lithuania
23 Mar 201454.8Ordained BishopAlex Joseph VadakumthalaBishop of Kannur
25 Mar 201467.8InstalledBosco PuthurBishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne (Syro-Malabarese), Australia
7 May 201454.7Ordained BishopFrancis Serrao, S.J.Bishop of Shimoga

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