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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
5 Nov 200961.0AppointedEliseo Antonio AriottiApostolic Nuncio to Paraguay
8 Jun 201096.4DiedIsmael Blas Rolón Silvero, S.D.B. †Archbishop Emeritus of Asunción
25 Jun 201055.5AppointedRicardo Jorge Valenzuela RiosBishop of Villarrica del Espíritu Santo
10 Jul 201059.8SucceededJoaquín Hermes Robledo RomeroBishop of Carapeguá
75.0RetiredCelso Yegros EstigarribiaBishop of CarapeguáBishop Emeritus
22 Aug 201055.7InstalledRicardo 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 201167.0AppointedEdmundo Ponziano Valenzuela Mellid, S.D.B.Coadjutor Archbishop of AsunciónArchbishop
11 Jan 201271.3AppointedLorenzo 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 201260.7AppointedAdalberto 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 201347.9AppointedMiguel 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 201373.0AppointedLorenzo BaldisseriCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
22 Sep 201348.0InstalledMiguel Ángel Cabello AlmadaBishop of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en Paraguay
6 Nov 201353.3AppointedPierre Laurent Jubinville, C.S.Sp.Bishop of San Pedro
21 Dec 201353.4Ordained 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 201473.4AppointedLorenzo BaldisseriCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Anselmo all’AventinoCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
73.4Elevated 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 201469.1RemovedRogelio Ricardo Livieres PlanoBishop of Ciudad del EsteBishop Emeritus
59.8AppointedRicardo 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
70.0SucceededEdmundo Ponziano Valenzuela Mellid, S.D.B.Archbishop of Asunción
15 Nov 201478.3RetiredIgnacio Gogorza Izaguirre, S.C.I. di Béth.Bishop of EncarnaciónBishop Emeritus
49.5AppointedFrancisco Javier Pistilli Scorzara, P. SchönstattBishop of Encarnación
79.0RetiredClaudio Silvero Acosta, S.C.I. di Béth.Auxiliary Bishop of EncarnaciónAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
67.6AppointedHeinz Wilhelm Steckling, O.M.I.Bishop of Ciudad del Este
19 Nov 201475.2DiedSebelio Peralta AlvarezBishop of San Lorenzo
20 Dec 201449.6Ordained BishopFrancisco Javier Pistilli Scorzara, P. SchönstattBishop of Encarnación
21 Dec 201467.7Ordained BishopHeinz Wilhelm Steckling, O.M.I.Bishop of Ciudad del Este

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