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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
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 Delegate 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
9 Jun 201648.5AppointedDariusz Piotr Kałuża, M.S.F.Bishop of Goroka
76.8RetiredFrancesco Sarego, S.V.D.Bishop of GorokaBishop Emeritus
20 Jun 201690.8AppointedAndrea Cordero Lanza di MontezemoloCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in Portico (Campitelli)Cardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
9 Jul 201653.6AppointedMichael Wallace BanachApostolic Nuncio to Cape VerdeApostolic Nuncio to Sénégal
25 Jul 201649.9Ordained BishopKurian Mathew VayalunkalTitular Archbishop of RatiariaApostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea
30 Jul 201662.8AppointedFrancisco Montecillo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to YemenApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
20 Aug 201648.7Ordained BishopDariusz Piotr Kałuża, M.S.F.Bishop of Goroka
22 Aug 201653.7AppointedMichael Wallace BanachApostolic Nuncio to Guinea-BissauApostolic Nuncio to Sénégal
1 Sep 201675.4RetiredRamiro Moliner InglésApostolic Nuncio to AlbaniaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
21 Sep 201650.1AppointedKurian Mathew VayalunkalApostolic Nuncio to Solomon IslandsApostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea
19 Nov 201659.7AppointedJohn Ribat, M.S.C.Cardinal-Priest of San Giovanni Battista de’ RossiCardinal, Archbishop of Port Moresby
59.7Elevated to CardinalJohn Ribat, M.S.C.Cardinal, Archbishop of Port Moresby
9 Dec 201654.0ResignedMichael Wallace BanachApostolic Delegate to MauritaniaApostolic Nuncio to Sénégal
1 Jan 201778.9CeasedAntonio Maria VegliňPresident of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant PeopleCardinal, President Emeritus
20 Jan 201746.3AppointedPedro Centeno Baquero, S.D.B.Bishop of Kerema
5 Feb 201759.9InstalledJohn Ribat, M.S.C.Cardinal-Priest of San Giovanni Battista de’ RossiCardinal, Archbishop of Port Moresby
25 Mar 201746.5Ordained BishopPedro Centeno Baquero, S.D.B.Bishop of Kerema
6 May 201763.6AppointedFrancisco Montecillo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to QatarApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
9 May 201784.1DiedBrian James Barnes, O.F.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Port Moresby
13 May 201754.4AppointedMichael Wallace BanachApostolic Nuncio to MauritaniaApostolic Nuncio to Sénégal

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