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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Jun 200973.8AppointedFortunato BaldelliMajor Penitentiary of the Apostolic PenitentiaryCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus
31 Oct 200976.4RetiredHéctor Manuel Rivera PérezAuxiliary Bishop of San Juan de Puerto RicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
24 Sep 201046.4AppointedDaniel Fernández TorresBishop of Arecibo
78.2RetiredIñaki Mallona Txertudi, C.P.Bishop of AreciboBishop Emeritus
20 Nov 201075.2AppointedFortunato BaldelliCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Anselmo all’AventinoCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
75.2Elevated to CardinalFortunato BaldelliCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
27 Feb 201175.5InstalledFortunato BaldelliCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Anselmo all’AventinoCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
6 Jul 201177.7RetiredUlises Aurelio Casiano VargasBishop of MayagüezBishop Emeritus
69.1AppointedAlvaro Corrada del Rio, S.J.Bishop of Mayagüez
Sep 201169.3AppointedAlvaro Corrada del Rio, S.J.Apostolic Administrator of Tyler, Texas, USABishop of Mayagüez
69.3InstalledAlvaro Corrada del Rio, S.J.Bishop of Mayagüez
15 Dec 201175.2RetiredFrançois Robert BacquéApostolic Nuncio to NetherlandsApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
5 Jan 201276.4RetiredFortunato BaldelliMajor Penitentiary of the Apostolic PenitentiaryCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus
26 Jan 201286.2DiedJuan Fremiot Torres OliverBishop Emeritus of Ponce
10 Mar 201274.3DiedHermín Negrón SantanaAuxiliary Bishop of San Juan de Puerto Rico
10 Apr 201289.6DiedLuis Aponte MartínezCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of San Juan de Puerto Rico
20 Sep 201277.1DiedFortunato BaldelliCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
28 Nov 201270.5CeasedAlvaro Corrada del Rio, S.J.Apostolic Administrator of Tyler, Texas, USABishop of Mayagüez
21 Aug 201365.0ResignedJózef WesołowskiTitular Archbishop of Slebte
65.0ResignedJózef WesołowskiApostolic Nuncio to Dominican Republic
65.0ResignedJózef WesołowskiApostolic Delegate to Puerto Rico
7 Oct 201356.8AppointedJude Thaddeus OkoloApostolic Nuncio to Dominican RepublicApostolic Nuncio to Ireland
56.8AppointedJude Thaddeus OkoloApostolic Delegate to Puerto RicoApostolic Nuncio to Ireland
27 Jun 201465.9LaicizedJózef Wesołowski
23 May 201563.8AppointedGhaleb Moussa Abdalla BaderApostolic Nuncio to PakistanApostolic Nuncio to Dominican Republic
63.8AppointedGhaleb Moussa Abdalla BaderTitular Archbishop of Mathara in NumidiaApostolic Nuncio to Dominican Republic
28 Aug 201567.1DiedJózef Wesołowski
22 Dec 201566.8AppointedRuben Antonio González Medina, C.M.F.Bishop of Ponce
79.8RetiredFélix Lázaro Martinez, Sch. P.Bishop of PonceBishop Emeritus
31 Jan 201666.9InstalledRuben Antonio González Medina, C.M.F.Bishop of Ponce
2 Feb 201764.1AppointedEusebio Ramos MoralesBishop of Caguas
26 Feb 201764.1InstalledEusebio Ramos MoralesBishop of Caguas
13 May 201760.4AppointedJude Thaddeus OkoloApostolic Nuncio to Ireland
24 Aug 201766.0AppointedGhaleb Moussa Abdalla BaderApostolic Nuncio to Dominican Republic
66.0AppointedGhaleb Moussa Abdalla BaderApostolic Delegate to Puerto RicoApostolic Nuncio to Dominican Republic

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