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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
5 Jul 199755.1AppointedAlvaro Corrada del Rio, S.J.Apostolic Administrator of CaguasBishop of Mayagüez
28 Jul 199859.9ResignedEnrique Manuel Hernández RiveraBishop of CaguasBishop Emeritus
26 Mar 199976.6RetiredLuis Aponte MartínezArchbishop of San Juan de Puerto RicoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
48.8AppointedRoberto Octavio González Nieves, O.F.M.Archbishop of San Juan de Puerto Rico
8 May 199948.9InstalledRoberto Octavio González Nieves, O.F.M.Archbishop of San Juan de Puerto Rico
10 Nov 200072.6AppointedRicardo Antonio Suriñach CarrerasBishop of PonceBishop Emeritus
75.0RetiredJuan Fremiot Torres OliverBishop of PonceBishop Emeritus
30 Nov 200072.6InstalledRicardo Antonio Suriñach CarrerasBishop of PonceBishop Emeritus
5 Dec 200058.5AppointedAlvaro Corrada del Rio, S.J.Bishop of Tyler, Texas, USABishop of Mayagüez
12 Dec 200051.8AppointedRuben Antonio González Medina, C.M.F.Bishop of CaguasBishop of Ponce
30 Jan 200158.7InstalledAlvaro Corrada del Rio, S.J.Bishop of Tyler, Texas, USABishop of Mayagüez
4 Feb 200151.9Ordained BishopRuben Antonio González Medina, C.M.F.Bishop of CaguasBishop of Ponce
13 Aug 200170.3DiedMiguel Rodriguez Rodriguez, C.SS.R. †Bishop Emeritus of Arecibo
20 Mar 200266.0AppointedFélix Lázaro Martinez, Sch. P.Coadjutor Bishop of PonceBishop Emeritus
25 Apr 200266.1Ordained BishopFélix Lázaro Martinez, Sch. P.Coadjutor Bishop of PonceBishop Emeritus
11 Jun 200367.2SucceededFélix Lázaro Martinez, Sch. P.Bishop of PonceBishop Emeritus
75.1RetiredRicardo Antonio Suriñach CarrerasBishop of PonceBishop Emeritus
19 Jan 200576.7DiedRicardo Antonio Suriñach CarrerasBishop Emeritus of Ponce
14 Feb 200742.7AppointedDaniel Fernández TorresAuxiliary Bishop of San Juan de Puerto RicoBishop of Arecibo
42.7AppointedDaniel Fernández TorresTitular Bishop of SufesBishop of Arecibo
21 Apr 200742.9Ordained BishopDaniel Fernández TorresTitular Bishop of SufesBishop of Arecibo
11 Mar 200855.2AppointedEusebio Ramos MoralesBishop of Fajardo-Humacao
31 May 200855.4Ordained BishopEusebio Ramos MoralesBishop of Fajardo-Humacao
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
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
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
28 Nov 201270.5CeasedAlvaro Corrada del Rio, S.J.Apostolic Administrator of Tyler, Texas, USABishop of Mayagüez
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

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