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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
5 Nov 200960.9AppointedEliseo Antonio AriottiApostolic Nuncio to Paraguay
8 Jun 201096.3DiedIsmael Blas Rolón Silvero, S.D.B. †Archbishop Emeritus of Asunción
25 Jun 201055.5AppointedRicardo Jorge Valenzuela RiosBishop of Villarrica del Espíritu Santo
10 Jul 201059.7SucceededJoaquín Hermes Robledo RomeroBishop of Carapeguá
74.9RetiredCelso Yegros EstigarribiaBishop of CarapeguáBishop Emeritus
22 Aug 201055.6InstalledRicardo Jorge Valenzuela RiosBishop of Villarrica del Espíritu Santo
29 Sep 201063.4ResignedHeinz Wilhelm Steckling, O.M.I.Superior General of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop of Ciudad del Este
8 Nov 201166.9AppointedEdmundo Ponziano Valenzuela Mellid, S.D.B.Coadjutor Archbishop of AsunciónArchbishop
11 Jan 201271.2AppointedLorenzo BaldisseriSecretary of the Congregation for BishopsCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
7 Mar 201271.4AppointedLorenzo BaldisseriSecretary of the College of CardinalsCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
14 Mar 201260.6AppointedAdalberto Martínez FloresBishop of Paraguay, Military
6 Apr 201377.7DiedCelso Yegros EstigarribiaBishop Emeritus of Carapeguá
18 Jun 201342.0AppointedGabriel Narciso Escobar Ayala, S.D.B.Vicar Apostolic of Chaco Paraguayo
42.0AppointedGabriel Narciso Escobar Ayala, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of MediaVicar Apostolic of Chaco Paraguayo
11 Jul 201347.8AppointedMiguel Ángel Cabello AlmadaBishop of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en Paraguay
78.8RetiredZacarías Ortiz Rolón, S.D.B.Bishop of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en ParaguayBishop Emeritus
3 Aug 201342.1Ordained BishopGabriel Narciso Escobar Ayala, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of MediaVicar Apostolic of Chaco Paraguayo
9 Aug 201342.1InstalledGabriel Narciso Escobar Ayala, S.D.B.Vicar Apostolic of Chaco Paraguayo
15 Sep 201348.0Ordained BishopMiguel Ángel Cabello AlmadaBishop of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en Paraguay
21 Sep 201372.9AppointedLorenzo BaldisseriCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
22 Sep 201348.0InstalledMiguel Ángel Cabello AlmadaBishop of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en Paraguay
6 Nov 201353.2AppointedPierre Laurent Jubinville, C.S.Sp.Bishop of San Pedro
21 Dec 201353.3Ordained BishopPierre Laurent Jubinville, C.S.Sp.Bishop of San Pedro
28 Jan 201473.3ResignedLorenzo BaldisseriSecretary of the College of CardinalsCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
22 Feb 201473.3AppointedLorenzo BaldisseriCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Anselmo all’AventinoCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
73.3Elevated to CardinalLorenzo BaldisseriCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
11 May 201473.6InstalledLorenzo BaldisseriCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Anselmo all’AventinoCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
25 Sep 201469.0RemovedRogelio Ricardo Livieres PlanoBishop of Ciudad del EsteBishop Emeritus
59.7AppointedRicardo Jorge Valenzuela RiosApostolic Administrator of Ciudad del EsteBishop of Villarrica del Espíritu Santo
6 Nov 201475.1RetiredEustaquio Pastor Cuquejo Verga, C.SS.R.Archbishop of AsunciónArchbishop Emeritus
69.9SucceededEdmundo Ponziano Valenzuela Mellid, S.D.B.Archbishop of Asunción
15 Nov 201478.2RetiredIgnacio Gogorza Izaguirre, S.C.I. di Béth.Bishop of EncarnaciónBishop Emeritus
49.4AppointedFrancisco Javier Pistilli Scorzara, P. SchönstattBishop of Encarnación
79.0RetiredClaudio Silvero Acosta, S.C.I. di Béth.Auxiliary Bishop of EncarnaciónAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
67.5AppointedHeinz Wilhelm Steckling, O.M.I.Bishop of Ciudad del Este
19 Nov 201475.1DiedSebelio Peralta AlvarezBishop of San Lorenzo
20 Dec 201449.5Ordained BishopFrancisco Javier Pistilli Scorzara, P. SchönstattBishop of Encarnación
21 Dec 201467.6Ordained BishopHeinz Wilhelm Steckling, O.M.I.Bishop of Ciudad del Este
60.0ResignedRicardo Jorge Valenzuela RiosApostolic Administrator of Ciudad del EsteBishop of Villarrica del Espíritu Santo

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