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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
11 Apr 201162.2AppointedPaul Donoghue, S.M.Bishop of Rarotonga, Cook Islands
75.9RetiredStuart France O’Connell, S.M.Bishop of Rarotonga, Cook IslandsBishop Emeritus
May 201179.1RetiredPatrick Edward O’ConnorSuperior of TokelauSuperior Emeritus
6 May 201149.6AppointedOliver P. Aro, M.S.P.Superior of Tokelau
16 Jul 201162.5Ordained BishopPaul Donoghue, S.M.Bishop of Rarotonga, Cook Islands
2 Dec 201184.2DiedLolesio (Laurent) FuaheaBishop Emeritus of Wallis et Futuna, Wallis and Futuna
15 Jun 201266.3AppointedJean-Yves RiocreuxBishop of Basse-Terre (et Pointe-à-Pitre), Guadeloupe, Antilles
13 Aug 201297.4DiedHervé-Maria Le Cléac’h, SS.CC. †Bishop Emeritus of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia
30 Sep 201266.6InstalledJean-Yves RiocreuxBishop of Basse-Terre (et Pointe-à-Pitre), Guadeloupe, Antilles
19 Dec 201251.9AppointedPeter Loy ChongArchbishop of Suva, Fiji
79.6RetiredPetero MatacaArchbishop of Suva, FijiArchbishop Emeritus
17 Jan 201361.6AppointedCharles Daniel BalvoApostolic Nuncio to Kenya
22 Mar 201346.4AppointedPascal Chang-Soi, SS.CC.Apostolic Administrator of Papeete, French PolynesiaCoadjutor Bishop of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia
8 May 201356.5AppointedMartin KrebsApostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
56.5AppointedMartin KrebsApostolic Nuncio to Cook IslandsApostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
56.5AppointedMartin KrebsApostolic Nuncio to KiribataApostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
56.5AppointedMartin KrebsApostolic Nuncio to PalauApostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
56.5AppointedMartin KrebsApostolic Nuncio to Micronesia, Federated States ofApostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
56.5AppointedMartin KrebsApostolic Delegate to Pacific OceaniaApostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
31 May 201365.6AppointedPeter Hugh Brown, C.SS.R.Bishop of Samoa-Pago Pago, American Samoa
85.1RetiredJohn Quinn Weitzel, M.M.Bishop of Samoa-Pago Pago, American SamoaBishop Emeritus
8 Jun 201352.4Ordained BishopPeter Loy ChongArchbishop of Suva, Fiji
22 Aug 201365.8Ordained BishopPeter Hugh Brown, C.SS.R.Bishop of Samoa-Pago Pago, American Samoa
23 Sep 201356.9AppointedMartin KrebsApostolic Nuncio to FijiApostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
56.9AppointedMartin KrebsApostolic Nuncio to SamoaApostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
56.9AppointedMartin KrebsApostolic Nuncio to VanuatuApostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
21 Dec 201362.5AppointedCharles Daniel BalvoApostolic Nuncio to South SudanApostolic Nuncio to Kenya
24 Dec 201380.7DiedSoane Lilo Foliaki, S.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Tonga
18 Jan 201457.2AppointedMartin KrebsApostolic Nuncio to TongaApostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
8 Feb 201470.1DiedJohn Ikataere Rarikin, M.S.C. †Superior of Funafuti, Tuvalu
24 Feb 201454.6AppointedReynaldo B. Getalado, M.S.P.Superior of Funafuti, Tuvalu
3 May 201457.5AppointedMartin KrebsApostolic Nuncio to Marshall IslandsApostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
57.5AppointedMartin KrebsApostolic Nuncio to NauruApostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
30 Jun 201481.2DiedPetero MatacaArchbishop Emeritus of Suva, Fiji
22 Nov 201477.2RetiredDenis George BrowneBishop of Hamilton in New ZealandBishop Emeritus

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