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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
21 Sep 199964.6Ordained BishopAngelo MottolaTitular Archbishop of CercinaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Montenegro
27 Sep 200068.4AppointedNechan Karakéhéyan, I.C.P.B.Bishop of Ispahan {Esfáan) (Armenian)Apostolic Administrator Emeritus of Greece (Armenian)
28 Jan 200168.7Ordained BishopNechan Karakéhéyan, I.C.P.B.Bishop of Ispahan {Esfáan) (Armenian)Apostolic Administrator Emeritus of Greece (Armenian)
31 Oct 200158.4AppointedJean-Paul Aimé GobelApostolic Nuncio to NicaraguaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Egypt, Arab Republic of
16 May 200278.0DiedErnesto GallinaOfficial Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
7 Jan 200370.7AppointedNechan Karakéhéyan, I.C.P.B.Apostolic Administrator of Greece (Armenian)Apostolic Administrator Emeritus
4 Dec 200496.5DiedKevin William Barden, O.P. †Archbishop Emeritus of Ispahan
30 Dec 200489.9DiedSalvatore AstaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Portugal
2 Apr 200572.9AppointedNechan Karakéhéyan, I.C.P.B.Ordinary of Eastern Europe {Europa Orientale} (Armenian)Apostolic Administrator Emeritus of Greece (Armenian)
72.9AppointedNechan Karakéhéyan, I.C.P.B.Titular Archbishop of Adana degli ArmeniApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Greece (Armenian)
16 Mar 200682.3DiedRomeo Panciroli, M.C.C.I. †Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Iran
16 Jan 200753.7AppointedLeo BoccardiTitular Archbishop of BitettumApostolic Nuncio to Iran
53.7AppointedLeo BoccardiApostolic Nuncio to SudanApostolic Nuncio to Iran
25 Jan 200772.0AppointedAngelo MottolaApostolic Nuncio to MontenegroApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
30 Jan 200753.7AppointedLeo BoccardiApostolic Nuncio to EritreaApostolic Nuncio to Iran
18 Mar 200753.9Ordained BishopLeo BoccardiTitular Archbishop of BitettumApostolic Nuncio to Iran
10 Oct 200764.4AppointedJean-Paul Aimé GobelApostolic Nuncio to IranApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Egypt, Arab Republic of
13 Oct 200779.4RetiredGiovanni De AndreaVice President of the Labour Office of the Apostolic SeeVice President Emeritus
26 Jul 200875.0RetiredJohn BulaitisApostolic Nuncio to AlbaniaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
6 Jan 201077.7RetiredNechan Karakéhéyan, I.C.P.B.Ordinary of Eastern Europe {Europa Orientale} (Armenian)Apostolic Administrator Emeritus of Greece (Armenian)
10 Jan 201075.0ResignedAngelo MottolaApostolic Nuncio to MontenegroApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
25 Dec 201077.4DiedJohn BulaitisApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Albania
10 Jun 201172.2AppointedHanna ZoraArchbishop (Personal Title) of Mar Addai of Toronto (Chaldean), CanadaBishop Emeritus
19 Jan 201283.7DiedGiovanni De AndreaVice President Emeritus of the Labour Office of the Apostolic See
5 Jan 201369.6AppointedJean-Paul Aimé GobelApostolic Nuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic ofApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
11 Jul 201360.2AppointedLeo BoccardiApostolic Nuncio to Iran
3 May 201475.1RetiredHanna ZoraBishop of Mar Addai of Toronto (Chaldean), CanadaBishop Emeritus
8 Oct 201479.7DiedAngelo MottolaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Montenegro
3 Jan 201571.6ResignedJean-Paul Aimé GobelApostolic Nuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic ofApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
20 Jan 201575.5RetiredIgnazio Bedini, S.D.B.Archbishop of IspahanArchbishop Emeritus
21 Mar 201582.9RetiredNechan Karakéhéyan, I.C.P.B.Apostolic Administrator of Greece (Armenian)Apostolic Administrator Emeritus

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