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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
10 May 200556.4AppointedCarlos Enrique Herrera Gutiérrez, O.F.M.Bishop of Jinotega
76.0RetiredPedro Lisímaco de Jesús Vílchez VílchezBishop of JinotegaBishop Emeritus
31 May 200579.8AppointedAndrea Cordero Lanza di MontezemoloArchpriest of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}Cardinal, Archpriest Emeritus
24 Jun 200556.5Ordained BishopCarlos Enrique Herrera Gutiérrez, O.F.M.Bishop of Jinotega
15 Oct 200544.6AppointedJorge Solórzano PérezBishop of MatagalpaBishop of Granada
3 Dec 200544.7InstalledJorge Solórzano PérezBishop of MatagalpaBishop of Granada
17 Dec 200575.9RetiredGabriel Montalvo HigueraApostolic Nuncio to United States of AmericaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
24 Mar 200680.6AppointedAndrea Cordero Lanza di MontezemoloCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Portico (Campitelli)Cardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
80.6Elevated to CardinalAndrea Cordero Lanza di MontezemoloCardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
17 Jul 200680.9InstalledAndrea Cordero Lanza di MontezemoloCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Portico (Campitelli)Cardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
2 Aug 200676.5DiedGabriel Montalvo HigueraApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to United States of America
10 Oct 200764.4AppointedJean-Paul Aimé GobelApostolic Nuncio to IranApostolic Nuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic of
14 Nov 200788.2DiedPablo Antonio Vega MantillaBishop Emeritus of Juigalpa
28 Nov 200761.3AppointedHenryk Józef NowackiApostolic Nuncio to NicaraguaApostolic Nuncio to Sweden
1 Mar 200885.6AppointedLorenzo AntonettiCardinal-Priest of Sant’Agnese in AgoneCardinal, President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
9 Apr 200950.9AppointedSilvio José Báez Ortega, O.C.D.Auxiliary Bishop of Managua
50.9AppointedSilvio José Báez Ortega, O.C.D.Titular Bishop of ZicaAuxiliary Bishop of Managua
30 May 200951.1Ordained BishopSilvio José Báez Ortega, O.C.D.Titular Bishop of ZicaAuxiliary Bishop of Managua
3 Jul 200983.9RetiredAndrea Cordero Lanza di MontezemoloArchpriest of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}Cardinal, Archpriest Emeritus
11 Mar 201076.5RetiredBernardo Hombach LütkermeierBishop of GranadaBishop Emeritus
49.0AppointedJorge Solórzano PérezBishop of Granada
5 Jan 201171.3AppointedLuigi TravaglinoApostolic Nuncio to OtherApostolic Nuncio to Monaco
8 Mar 201144.3AppointedRolando José Álvarez LagosBishop of Matagalpa
2 Apr 201144.3Ordained BishopRolando José Álvarez LagosBishop of Matagalpa
28 Jun 201265.9AppointedHenryk Józef NowackiApostolic Nuncio to Sweden
65.9AppointedHenryk Józef NowackiApostolic Nuncio to IcelandApostolic Nuncio to Sweden
8 Sep 201273.0AppointedLuigi TravaglinoApostolic Nuncio to Monaco
6 Oct 201266.2AppointedHenryk Józef NowackiApostolic Nuncio to DenmarkApostolic Nuncio to Sweden
66.2AppointedHenryk Józef NowackiApostolic Nuncio to FinlandApostolic Nuncio to Sweden
66.2AppointedHenryk Józef NowackiApostolic Nuncio to NorwayApostolic Nuncio to Sweden
12 Nov 201252.5AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Nicaragua
52.5AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuTitular Archbishop of AquavivaApostolic Nuncio to Nicaragua
5 Jan 201369.6AppointedJean-Paul Aimé GobelApostolic Nuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic of
6 Jan 201352.7Ordained BishopFortunatus NwachukwuTitular Archbishop of AquavivaApostolic Nuncio to Nicaragua
19 Feb 201383.8DiedPedro Lisímaco de Jesús Vílchez VílchezBishop Emeritus of Jinotega
10 Apr 201390.7DiedLorenzo AntonettiCardinal, President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
22 Feb 201465.0AppointedLeopoldo José Brenes SolórzanoCardinal-Priest of San Gioacchino ai Prati di CastelloCardinal, Archbishop of Managua
65.0Elevated to CardinalLeopoldo José Brenes SolórzanoCardinal, Archbishop of Managua

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