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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
10 Nov 201158.1AppointedFrancisco Montecillo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to TanzaniaApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
22 Nov 201154.4AppointedDonald Francis Lippert, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Mendi
27 Jan 201250.4AppointedSanto Rocco GangemiApostolic Nuncio to Solomon IslandsApostolic Nuncio to Guinea
50.4AppointedSanto Rocco GangemiTitular Archbishop of UmbriaticoApostolic Nuncio to Guinea
4 Feb 201254.6Ordained BishopDonald Francis Lippert, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Mendi
18 Feb 201274.0AppointedAntonio Maria VegliňCardinal-Deacon of San Cesareo in PalatioCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
74.0Elevated to CardinalAntonio Maria VegliňCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
17 Mar 201250.5Ordained BishopSanto Rocco GangemiTitular Archbishop of UmbriaticoApostolic Nuncio to Guinea
24 Mar 201250.6AppointedSanto Rocco GangemiApostolic Nuncio to Papua New GuineaApostolic Nuncio to Guinea
10 Jun 201274.3InstalledAntonio Maria VegliňCardinal-Deacon of San Cesareo in PalatioCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
22 Feb 201350.2AppointedMichael Wallace BanachApostolic NuncioApostolic Nuncio to Sénégal
50.2AppointedMichael Wallace BanachTitular Archbishop of MemphisApostolic Nuncio to Sénégal
28 Feb 201375.0CeasedAntonio Maria VegliňCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
16 Mar 201375.1ConfirmedAntonio Maria VegliňCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
16 Apr 201350.4AppointedMichael Wallace BanachApostolic Nuncio to Papua New GuineaApostolic Nuncio to Sénégal
51.6ResignedSanto Rocco GangemiApostolic Nuncio to Solomon IslandsApostolic Nuncio to Guinea
51.6ResignedSanto Rocco GangemiApostolic Nuncio to Papua New GuineaApostolic Nuncio to Guinea
27 Apr 201350.4Ordained BishopMichael Wallace BanachTitular Archbishop of MemphisApostolic Nuncio to Sénégal
29 Apr 201356.9DiedPatrick Taval, M.S.C. †Bishop of Kerema
18 May 201350.4AppointedMichael Wallace BanachApostolic Nuncio to Solomon IslandsApostolic Nuncio to Sénégal
20 Sep 201375.1RetiredAnthony Joseph BurgessBishop of WewakBishop Emeritus
70.3AppointedStephen Joseph Reichert, O.F.M. Cap.Apostolic Administrator of WewakArchbishop of Madang
23 Oct 201375.2DiedAnthony Joseph BurgessBishop Emeritus of Wewak
6 Nov 201352.2AppointedSanto Rocco GangemiApostolic Nuncio to Guinea
5 Feb 201452.4AppointedSanto Rocco GangemiApostolic Nuncio to MaliApostolic Nuncio to Guinea
10 Mar 201480.6DiedFrancesco De NittisApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Uruguay
6 Feb 201552.4AppointedJózef Roszynski, S.V.D.Bishop of Wewak
17 Feb 201567.0AppointedAdolfo Tito Camacho YllanaApostolic Nuncio to Australia
25 Apr 201571.9CeasedStephen Joseph Reichert, O.F.M. Cap.Apostolic Administrator of WewakArchbishop of Madang
52.6Ordained BishopJózef Roszynski, S.V.D.Bishop of Wewak
19 Mar 201653.3AppointedMichael Wallace BanachApostolic Nuncio to Sénégal
53.3AppointedMichael Wallace BanachApostolic Nuncio to MauritaniaApostolic Nuncio to Sénégal
21 Mar 201656.6DiedAlphonse Liguori ChaupaBishop Emeritus of Kimbe
5 Apr 201662.5AppointedFrancisco Montecillo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
62.5AppointedFrancisco Montecillo PadillaApostolic Delegate to Arabian PeninsulaApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
26 Apr 201662.6AppointedFrancisco Montecillo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to BahrainApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
62.6AppointedFrancisco Montecillo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to United Arab EmiratesApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
3 May 201649.7AppointedKurian Mathew VayalunkalApostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea
49.7AppointedKurian Mathew VayalunkalTitular Archbishop of RatiariaApostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea

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