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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Nov BornGeraldo de Paula Souza, C.SS.R.Auxiliary Bishop of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2 Nov73.4DiedJosef Karel MatochaArchbishop of Olomouc, Czechia
4 Nov81.8DiedThomas Edward FlynnBishop of Lancaster, England, Great Britain
BornMalcolm SequeiraBishop of Amravati, India
6 Nov58.9AppointedLeopoldo Arayata ArcairaAuxiliary Bishop of Zamboanga, PhilippinesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Malolos, Philippines
58.9AppointedLeopoldo Arayata ArcairaTitular Bishop of AcrassusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Malolos, Philippines
7 Nov72.1AppointedJuan Albacete Sáiz, S.J. †Prefect of San Francisco Javier, Peru
65.7DiedMichael KellerBishop of Münster, Germany
90.0DiedPierre-Maurice-Marie RivièreBishop Emeritus of Monaco
9 Nov49.4AppointedFrancis Malachy Carroll, S.M.A. †Apostolic Internuncio to LiberiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Monrovia, Liberia
50.6AppointedBruno Bernard HeimTitular Archbishop of XanthusApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
50.6AppointedBruno Bernard HeimApostolic Delegate to ScandinaviaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
10 Nov BornDaniel Joseph MeagherAuxiliary Bishop of Sydney, Australia
11 Nov68.7ConfirmedPaul AchkarArchbishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Melkite Greek), SyriaArchbishop Emeritus
38.3AppointedAdrian Kivumbi DdunguBishop of Masaka, UgandaBishop Emeritus
23.2Solemn VowsEmiliano Fabbricatore, O.S.B.I. †Member of Ordine Basiliano Italiano di GrottaferrataAbbot Emeritus of Santa Maria di Grottaferrata (Italo-Albanese), Italy
44.5AppointedThéophile MbembaCoadjutor Archbishop of Brazzaville, CongoArchbishop
44.5AppointedThéophile MbembaTitular Archbishop of TubiaArchbishop of Brazzaville, Congo
42.5InstalledRaúl Francisco PrimatestaBishop of San Rafael, ArgentinaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Córdoba, Argentina
BornAlain René RansayBishop of Cayenne (Cajenna), French Guyana, Antilles
12 Nov50.1Ordained BishopAmbrogio MarchioniTitular Archbishop of SeverianaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Switzerland
74.1DiedTarcisio Martina, C.S.S. †Prefect of Yixian [Yihsien], China
40.8Ordained BishopJacques MbaliBishop of Buta, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
49.5Ordained BishopCarmine RoccoTitular Archbishop of Iustinianopolis in GalatiaApostolic Nuncio to Brazil
48.4Ordained BishopJoseph Weigl, M.S.C. †Bishop of Ikela, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus of Bokungu-Ikela, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
13 Nov51.7AppointedPawel LatusekAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno, PolandAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
51.7AppointedPawel LatusekTitular Bishop of AninetaAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
BornJosé Ignacio Munilla AguirreBishop of Orihuela-Alicante, Spain
15 Nov BornAnthony PoolaCardinal, Archbishop of Hyderabad, India
16 Nov57.8DiedÁngel Turrado Moreno, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Machiques, Venezuela
18 Nov87.3DiedFerdinando BernardiArchbishop of Taranto, Italy
46.8Ordained BishopPierre-Auguste-Antoine-Marie Guichet, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of StectoriumBishop Emeritus of Tarawa, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)
50.0InstalledRicardo RöschBishop of Concordia, Argentina
20 Nov48.6AppointedJan Wladyslaw ObląkAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno, PolandBishop Emeritus of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
48.6AppointedJan Wladyslaw ObląkTitular Bishop of Abbir MaiusBishop Emeritus of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
47.5AppointedJan WosinskiApostolic Administrator of Płock, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
47.5AppointedJan WosinskiTitular Bishop of AbaradiraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Płock, Poland
21 Nov48.5InstalledWalter William CurtisBishop of Bridgeport, Connecticut, USABishop Emeritus
42.9AppointedJorge Alberto Giraldo Restrepo, C.I.M. †Bishop of Pasto, Colombia
BornMichael KwiatkowskiBishop of New Westminster (Ukrainian), Canada
23 Nov BornAnton CoşaBishop of Chişinău, Moldova
BornEdward Mark LohseBishop of Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
24 Nov44.0AppointedBronisław Dąbrowski, F.D.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
44.0AppointedBronisław Dąbrowski, F.D.P. †Titular Bishop of HadrianotheraeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
57.3AppointedLeo Jozef SuenensArchbishop of Mechelen, BelgiumCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
57.3AppointedLeo Jozef SuenensVicar Apostolic of Belgium, MilitaryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
25 Nov BornAntônio Carlos Cruz Santos, M.S.C.Bishop of Petrolina, Pernambuco, Brazil
44.6AppointedJosé Pedro da SilvaCoadjutor Bishop of Goa e Damão, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Viseu, Portugal
26 Nov BornPeter Paul Yelezuome AngkyierBishop of Damongo, Ghana
49.7Ordained BishopGiovanni FerrofinoTitular Archbishop of Zenopolis in IsauriaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Ecuador
52.1Ordained BishopAntonius HofmannTitular Bishop of BereniceBishop Emeritus of Passau, Germany
67.3AppointedVictor-Jean PerrinTitular Bishop of BlaundusBishop Emeritus of Arras (-Boulogne-Saint-Omer), France
67.3ResignedVictor-Jean PerrinBishop of Arras (-Boulogne-Saint-Omer), FranceBishop Emeritus
78.2DiedTadeusz Paweł ZakrzewskiBishop of Płock, Poland
28 Nov47.0SucceededJoseph-Marie-Georges-Michel GoupyBishop of Blois, FranceBishop Emeritus
64.6AppointedLouis-Sylvain RobinTitular Bishop of ArneaeBishop Emeritus of Blois, France
64.6ResignedLouis-Sylvain RobinBishop of Blois, FranceBishop Emeritus
30 NovBornPaul Adegboyega OlawooreBishop of Ilorin, Nigeria
49.2AppointedAldo ForzoniBishop of Diano-Teggiano, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Massa, Italy
55.4Ordained BishopRené-Noël-Joseph KérautretTitular Bishop of AreopolisBishop Emeritus of Angoulême, France
53.3AppointedCorrado UrsiArchbishop of Acerenza, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
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