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Venezuela

Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
4 Apr 201252.1AppointedTulio Luis Ramírez PadillaAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
52.1AppointedTulio Luis Ramírez PadillaTitular Bishop of AusuccuraAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
14 Apr 201257.0Ordained BishopJosé Manuel Romero BarriosTitular Bishop of MaterianaAuxiliary Bishop of Barcelona
29 Jun 201276.2DiedJosé Sótero Valero RuzBishop Emeritus of Guanare
8 Jul 201252.4Ordained BishopTulio Luis Ramírez PadillaTitular Bishop of AusuccuraAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
27 Oct 201285.1DiedEduardo Herrera RieraBishop Emeritus of Carora
30 Nov 201247.5AppointedÁngel Francisco Caraballo FermínAuxiliary Bishop of Maracaibo
47.5AppointedÁngel Francisco Caraballo FermínTitular Bishop of DagnumAuxiliary Bishop of Maracaibo
16 Feb 201347.7Ordained BishopÁngel Francisco Caraballo FermínTitular Bishop of DagnumAuxiliary Bishop of Maracaibo
15 Jul 201376.6RetiredLuis Alfonso Márquez Molina, C.I.M.Auxiliary Bishop of MéridaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
63.4AppointedAlfredo Enrique Torres RondónAuxiliary Bishop of Mérida
63.4AppointedAlfredo Enrique Torres RondónTitular Bishop of SassuraAuxiliary Bishop of Mérida
23 Jul 201365.2AppointedLuis Armando Tineo RiveraBishop of Carora
30 Aug 201355.7AppointedJosé Luis Azuaje AyalaBishop of Barinas
76.7RetiredRamón Antonio Linares SandovalBishop of BarinasBishop Emeritus
13 Sep 201363.5Ordained BishopAlfredo Enrique Torres RondónTitular Bishop of SassuraAuxiliary Bishop of Mérida
15 Oct 201358.7AppointedPietro ParolinCardinal, Secretary of State
26 Oct 201359.2AppointedAldo GiordanoApostolic Nuncio to Venezuela
59.2AppointedAldo GiordanoTitular Archbishop of TamadaApostolic Nuncio to Venezuela
30 Oct 201371.2DiedJoaquín José Morón HidalgoBishop of Acarigua-Araure
31 Oct 201376.8AppointedRamón Antonio Linares SandovalApostolic Administrator of Acarigua-AraureBishop Emeritus of Barinas
30 Nov 201351.1AppointedRaúl Biord Castillo, S.D.B.Bishop of La Guaira
14 Dec 201359.3Ordained BishopAldo GiordanoTitular Archbishop of TamadaApostolic Nuncio to Venezuela
20 Jan 201475.5RetiredCésar Ramón Ortega HerreraBishop of BarcelonaBishop Emeritus
8 Feb 201451.3Ordained BishopRaúl Biord Castillo, S.D.B.Bishop of La Guaira
18 Feb 201474.2AppointedRoberto Lückert LeónApostolic Administrator of Punto FijoArchbishop of Coro
22 Feb 201459.1AppointedPietro ParolinCardinal-Priest of Santi Simone e Giuda Taddeo a Torre AngelaCardinal, Secretary of State
59.1Elevated to CardinalPietro ParolinCardinal, Secretary of State
5 Mar 201462.1AppointedReinaldo del Prette LissotApostolic Administrator of San Carlos de VenezuelaArchbishop of Valencia en Venezuela
17 Apr 201449.9AppointedJosé Trinidad Fernández AnguloAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
49.9AppointedJosé Trinidad Fernández AnguloTitular Bishop of PumentumAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
26 May 201469.4AppointedFelipe González González, O.F.M. Cap.Vicar Apostolic of Caroní
7 Jun 201467.3DiedJuan María Leonardi VillasmilBishop of Punto Fijo
28 Jun 201496.7DiedAntonio José Ramírez SalaverríaBishop Emeritus of Maturín
2 Jul 201459.5AppointedPietro ParolinMember of the Council of CardinalsCardinal, Secretary of State
6 Jul 201450.1Ordained BishopJosé Trinidad Fernández AnguloTitular Bishop of PumentumAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
11 Jul 201458.0AppointedJorge Anibal Quintero ChacónBishop of Barcelona
16 Aug 201469.7InstalledFelipe González González, O.F.M. Cap.Vicar Apostolic of Caroní
11 Oct 201459.7InstalledPietro ParolinCardinal-Priest of Santi Simone e Giuda Taddeo a Torre AngelaCardinal, Secretary of State
13 Oct 201470.5DiedJosé Hernán Sánchez PorrasBishop of Venezuela, Military
10 Nov 201457.1ResignedJesús Tomás Zárraga ColmenaresBishop of San Carlos de VenezuelaBishop Emeritus

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