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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
9 Dec 201153.4AppointedJeremiah Madimetja MaselaApostolic Administrator of PolokwaneBishop
73.7ResignedMogale Paul NkhumisheBishop of PolokwaneBishop Emeritus
17 Dec 201172.6DiedMichael Gower ColemanBishop Emeritus of Port Elizabeth
5 Jan 201273.7AppointedManuel Monteiro de CastroMajor Penitentiary of the Apostolic PenitentiaryCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus
31 Jan 201290.8DiedEverardus Antonius M. Baaij, S.C.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Aliwal
18 Feb 201273.8AppointedManuel Monteiro de CastroCardinal-Deacon of San Domenico di GuzmanCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
73.8Elevated to CardinalManuel Monteiro de CastroCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
10 Mar 201268.5AppointedMario Roberto CassariApostolic Nuncio to South AfricaApostolic Nuncio to Malta
68.5AppointedMario Roberto CassariApostolic Nuncio to BotswanaApostolic Nuncio to Malta
68.5AppointedMario Roberto CassariApostolic Nuncio to NamibiaApostolic Nuncio to Malta
68.5AppointedMario Roberto CassariApostolic Nuncio to SwazilandApostolic Nuncio to Malta
17 Mar 201268.5AppointedMario Roberto CassariApostolic Nuncio to LesothoApostolic Nuncio to Malta
22 Apr 201274.0InstalledManuel Monteiro de CastroCardinal-Deacon of San Domenico di GuzmanCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
29 Jun 201274.3DiedMogale Paul NkhumisheBishop Emeritus of Polokwane
23 Sep 201283.5DiedMichael Vincent Paschal Rowland, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Dundee
28 Oct 201290.7DiedErnst Heinrich Karlen, C.M.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
13 Mar 201374.0DiedGerard Sithunywa NdlovuBishop Emeritus of Umzimkulu
26 Apr 201371.9ResignedZithulele Patrick MvemveBishop of KlerksdorpBishop Emeritus
65.3AppointedButi Joseph Tlhagale, O.M.I.Apostolic Administrator of KlerksdorpArchbishop of Johannesburg
6 May 201356.2AppointedZolile Peter Mpambani, S.C.I.Bishop of Kokstad
10 Jun 201354.9AppointedJeremiah Madimetja MaselaBishop of Polokwane
3 Aug 201356.4Ordained BishopZolile Peter Mpambani, S.C.I.Bishop of Kokstad
7 Sep 201355.1Ordained BishopJeremiah Madimetja MaselaBishop of Polokwane
21 Sep 201375.4RetiredManuel Monteiro de CastroMajor Penitentiary of the Apostolic PenitentiaryCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus
29 Nov 201352.5AppointedJosé Luís Gerardo Ponce de León, I.M.C.Bishop of Manzini, Swaziland
52.5AppointedJosé Luís Gerardo Ponce de León, I.M.C.Apostolic Administrator of IngwavumaBishop of Manzini, Swaziland
26 Jan 201452.7InstalledJosé Luís Gerardo Ponce de León, I.M.C.Bishop of Manzini, Swaziland
2 Feb 201447.7AppointedVincent Mduduzi Zungu, O.F.M.Bishop of Port Elizabeth
4 Mar 201479.6DiedLawrence Patrick HenryArchbishop Emeritus of Cape Town {Kaapstad}
56.0AppointedPeter Leslie SmithAuxiliary Bishop of Portland in Oregon, USA
56.0AppointedPeter Leslie SmithTitular Bishop of Tubunae in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Portland in Oregon, USA
8 Mar 201473.0AppointedWilfrid Fox Napier, O.F.M.Member of the Secretariat for the EconomyCardinal, Archbishop of Durban
29 Apr 201456.2Ordained BishopPeter Leslie SmithTitular Bishop of Tubunae in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Portland in Oregon, USA
28 Jun 201448.1Ordained BishopVincent Mduduzi Zungu, O.F.M.Bishop of Port Elizabeth
24 Nov 201453.6AppointedVictor Hlolo PhalanaBishop of Klerksdorp
25 Jan 201553.8Ordained BishopVictor Hlolo PhalanaBishop of Klerksdorp
22 May 201571.7AppointedMario Roberto CassariApostolic Nuncio to Malta

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