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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
3 May46.4AppointedErasmo Hinojosa HurtadoCoadjutor Bishop of Piura, PeruArchbishop of Piura, Peru
46.4AppointedErasmo Hinojosa HurtadoTitular Bishop of BosetaArchbishop of Piura, Peru
5 May53.3ResignedFrancisco Espino PorrasAuxiliary Bishop of Chihuahua, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
43.0AppointedGerald Francis O’KeefeAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus of Davenport, Iowa, USA
43.0AppointedGerald Francis O’KeefeTitular Bishop of CandybaBishop Emeritus of Davenport, Iowa, USA
6 May30.9Ordained PriestFernando Claudio Gamalero GonzálezPriestBishop of Escuintla, Guatemala
7 May79.5DiedJosé María Eguino y TrecuBishop of Santander, Spain
25.5Ordained PriestGerald Andrew GettelfingerPriest of Indianapolis, Indiana, USABishop Emeritus of Evansville, Indiana, USA
25.4Ordained PriestThomas Joseph O’BrienPriest of Tucson, Arizona, USABishop Emeritus of Phoenix, Arizona, USA
8 May48.3DiedBernard ManyuraneBishop-Elect of Ruhengeri, Rwanda
BornJosé Luís Gerardo Ponce de León, I.M.C.Buenos Aires, ArgentinaBishop of Manzini, Swaziland
9 May BornNicolò AnselmiGenovaAuxiliary Bishop of Genova {Genoa}, Italy
10 May25.5Ordained PriestJohn Bosco Manat ChuabsamaiPriest of Rajaburi, ThailandBishop Emeritus of Ratchaburi, Thailand
BornJoseph Ndembu MbatiaItabuaBishop of Nyahururu, Kenya
13 May42.2AppointedCalogero LauricellaAuxiliary Bishop of Agrigento (Girgenti), ItalyArchbishop of Siracusa, Italy
42.2AppointedCalogero LauricellaTitular Bishop of SelaArchbishop of Siracusa, Italy
27.3Ordained PriestRobert Patrick MaginnisPriest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
49.6DiedJacques Teerenstra, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Doumé, Cameroon
82.5DiedGermán Vega Campón, O.S.A. †Prelate Emeritus of Jataí, Brazil
14 May57.6AppointedArturo Mery BeckdorfArchbishop (Personal Title), Auxiliary of Santiago de ChileBishop Emeritus of Valdivia, Chile
44.3Ordained BishopArcângelo Cerqua, P.I.M.E. †Titular Bishop of OlbiaBishop Emeritus of Parintins, Amazonas, Brazil
24.9Ordained PriestPiotr KrupaPriestAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Pelplin, Poland
41.2Ordained BishopCarlos Quintero ArceBishop of Ciudad Valles, San Luís Potosí, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of Hermosillo, Sonora, México
53.6AppointedRaúl Silva Henríquez, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Santiago de ChileCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
15 May52.0DiedCletus Joseph BenjaminAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
58.9DiedFrancesco PieriBishop of Orvieto, Italy
58.0AppointedFrancesco RicceriBishop of Trapani, ItalyBishop Emeritus
16 May47.4AppointedGodfrey Okoye, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Port Harcourt, NigeriaBishop of Enugu, Nigeria
48.6AppointedLambertus van Kessel, S.M.M. †Bishop of Sintang, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
17 May BornTomé Ferreira da SilvaCristinaBishop of São José do Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
18 May39.8Ordained BishopPeter Dubovský, S.J. †BishopAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
55.1Ordained BishopVincent Joseph McCauley, C.S.C. †Bishop of Fort Portal, UgandaBishop Emeritus
20 May50.2AppointedJolando NuzziBishop of Campagna, ItalyBishop of Nocera Inferiore-Sarno, Italy
BornBernabé de Jesús Sagastume Lemus, O.F.M. Cap.San EstebanBishop of Santa Rosa de Lima, Guatemala
23.8Ordained PriestBogdan Józef WojtuśPriest of Gniezno, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
21 May23.2Ordained PriestRoman AndrzejewskiPriest of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), PolandAuxiliary Bishop
42.1Ordained BishopMarie-Jean-Baptiste-Hippolyte Berlier, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Niamey, NigerBishop Emeritus
50.5Ordained BishopGiuseppe BonfigioliBishop of Nicotera e Tropea, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Cagliari, Italy
48.9Ordained BishopFrancis Carroll, S.M.A. †Titular Bishop of Sozopolis in HaemimontoVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Monrovia, Liberia
38.8Ordained BishopJoseph Cheng Tien-Siang, O.P. †Bishop of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
40.2Ordained BishopAngelo Cuniberti, I.M.C. †Titular Bishop of Arsinoë in CyproVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Florencia, Colombia
40.0Ordained BishopCaesar GatimuTitular Bishop of Abila in PalaestinaBishop of Nyeri, Kenya
49.0Ordained BishopJohn Baptist Gobbato, P.I.M.E. †Bishop of Taunggyi, MyanmarBishop Emeritus
44.7Ordained BishopWilliam Zephyrine GomesTitular Bishop of ParlaisBishop Emeritus of Poona, India
51.1Ordained BishopPius Kerketta, S.J. †Archbishop of Ranchi, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
29.5Ordained PriestBernard Francis LawPriest of Natchez-Jackson, Mississippi, USACardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore {Saint Mary Major Basilica}
50.3Ordained BishopStanislaus LokuangBishop of Tainan, TaiwanArchbishop Emeritus of Taipei, Taiwan
24.7Ordained PriestJames MoriartyPriest of Dublin, IrelandBishop Emeritus of Kildare and Leighlin, Ireland
57.5Ordained BishopThomas Albert Newman, M.S. †Bishop of Prome, MyanmarBishop Emeritus
41.9Ordained BishopPlacidus Gervasius Nkalanga, O.S.B.Titular Bishop of BalburaBishop Emeritus of Bukoba, Tanzania
33.8Ordained BishopIgnatius Phakoe, O.M.I. †Bishop of Leribe, LesothoBishop Emeritus
43.3Ordained BishopSebastian U Shwe YaukBishop of Toungoo, Myanmar
50.1Ordained BishopPetrus Pao-Zin TouBishop of Hsinchu, TaiwanBishop Emeritus
22 May44.5Ordained BishopJean-Louis Jobidon, M. Afr. †Bishop of Mzuzu, MalawiBishop Emeritus
39.3AppointedJosé de Jesús Sahagún de la ParraBishop of Tula, Hidalgo, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán, México
51.3AppointedJosé Salazar LópezCoadjutor Bishop of Zamora, Michoacán, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
51.3AppointedJosé Salazar LópezTitular Bishop of Prusias ad HypiumCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
53.7AppointedEmilio Tagle CovarrubiasArchbishop (Personal Title) of Valparaíso, ChileBishop Emeritus
52.5Ordained BishopCornélio Veerman, C.M. †Titular Bishop of NumidaPrelate Emeritus of Cametá, Para, Brazil
23 May45.4DiedLeonardo Gregorio Gallardo HerediaAuxiliary Bishop of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
24 May49.6AppointedJoseph Howard HodgesCoadjutor Bishop of Wheeling, West Virginia, USABishop of Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, USA
55.8AppointedAntonio Oña de EchaveBishop of Lugo, SpainBishop Emeritus
25 May37.1AppointedFrancisco Austregésilo de Mesquita FilhoBishop of Afogados da Ingazeira, Pernambuco, BrazilBishop Emeritus
24.7Solemn ProfessedGuido Plante, P.M.E.Member of Société des Missions-ÉtrangèresBishop Emeritus of Choluteca, Honduras
27 May23.9Ordained PriestFélix del Blanco PrietoPriestAlmoner Emeritus of the Office of Papal Charities
24.6Ordained PriestRoger ÉbacherPriest of Amos, Québec, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Gatineau, Québec, Canada
24.5Ordained PriestMaurizio GalliPriest of Cremona, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Fidenza, Italy
24.9Ordained PriestAndré GaumondPriest of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Québec, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus of Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada
24.4Ordained PriestStanisław NapierałaPriest of Poznań, PolandBishop Emeritus of Kalisz, Poland
23.6Ordained PriestStefan SiczekPriest of Radom, PolandAuxiliary Bishop
25.9Ordained PriestJohn Mortimer Fourette SmithPriest of Newark, New Jersey, USABishop Emeritus of Trenton, New Jersey, USA
25.8Ordained PriestAnthony Frederick TonnosPriest of Saint Catharines, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
24.3Ordained PriestPiergiuseppe VacchelliPriest of Cremona, ItalyOfficial Emeritus of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
24.0Ordained PriestNeil E. WillardPriest of Montréal, Québec, CanadaAuxiliary Bishop
28 May57.3Ordained BishopGiuseppe AlmiciTitular Bishop of ArcadiaBishop Emeritus of Alessandria (della Paglia), Italy
42.6Ordained BishopMiguel González IbarraBishop of Autlán, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, México
42.5Ordained BishopCiro Alfonso Gómez SerranoBishop of Girardot, ColombiaBishop of Socorro y San Gil, Colombia
25.7Ordained PriestEgidio NkaijanabwoPriestBishop Emeritus of Kasese, Uganda
28.1Ordained PriestMariano Vivanco ValientePriest of San Cristobal de la Habana, CubaBishop of Matanzas, Cuba
29 May41.3AppointedPedro Bantigue y NatividadAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of San Pablo, Philippines
41.3AppointedPedro Bantigue y NatividadTitular Bishop of CatulaBishop Emeritus of San Pablo, Philippines
31 May40.5AppointedWalmor Battú WichrowskiTitular Bishop of PhelbesBishop Emeritus of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
40.5AppointedWalmor Battú WichrowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
40.5ResignedWalmor Battú WichrowskiBishop of Nova Iguaçu, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
55.5Ordained BishopGeorge Bernard Flahiff, C.S.B. †Archbishop of Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
39.2AppointedGaetano MichettiAuxiliary Bishop of Fermo, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Pesaro, Italy
39.2AppointedGaetano MichettiTitular Bishop of Irenopolis in CiliciaBishop Emeritus of Pesaro, Italy
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