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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
20 Nov 201062.7AppointedAdolfo Tito Camacho YllanaApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Democratic Republic ofApostolic Nuncio to Australia
30 Nov 201075.5RetiredWilliam Joseph Kurtz, S.V.D.Archbishop of MadangArchbishop Emeritus
67.5AppointedStephen Joseph Reichert, O.F.M. Cap.Archbishop of Madang
12 Dec 201083.2DiedRaymond Philip Kalisz, S.V.D. †Bishop Emeritus of Wewak
2 Feb 201167.7InstalledStephen Joseph Reichert, O.F.M. Cap.Archbishop of Madang
6 Apr 201162.0AppointedRolando Crisostomo Santos, C.M.Bishop of Alotau-Sideia
9 Jun 201161.2AppointedJohn Doaninoel, S.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Honiara, Solomon Islands
3 Jul 201162.2Ordained BishopRolando Crisostomo Santos, C.M.Bishop of Alotau-Sideia
11 Aug 201174.9RetiredKarl Hesse, M.S.C.Archbishop of RabaulArchbishop Emeritus
68.7SucceededFrancesco Panfilo, S.D.B.Archbishop of Rabaul
10 Nov 201158.1AppointedFrancisco Montecillo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to Tanzania
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 Vegli˛Cardinal-Deacon of San Cesareo in PalatioCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
74.0Elevated to CardinalAntonio Maria Vegli˛Cardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for 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 Vegli˛Cardinal-Deacon of San Cesareo in PalatioCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
22 Feb 201350.2AppointedMichael Wallace BanachApostolic NuncioApostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea
50.2AppointedMichael Wallace BanachTitular Archbishop of MemphisApostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea
28 Feb 201375.0CeasedAntonio Maria Vegli˛Cardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
16 Mar 201375.1ConfirmedAntonio Maria Vegli˛Cardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
16 Apr 201350.4AppointedMichael Wallace BanachApostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea
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 Papua New Guinea
29 Apr 201356.9DiedPatrick Taval, M.S.C. †Bishop of Kerema
18 May 201350.4AppointedMichael Wallace BanachApostolic Nuncio to Solomon IslandsApostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea
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 201552.4AppointedJˇzef Roszynski, S.V.D.Bishop of Wewak
17 Feb 201567.0AppointedAdolfo Tito Camacho YllanaApostolic Nuncio to Australia
25 Apr 201571.9ResignedStephen Joseph Reichert, O.F.M. Cap.Apostolic Administrator of WewakArchbishop of Madang
52.6Ordained BishopJˇzef Roszynski, S.V.D.Bishop of Wewak

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