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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Dec74.0RetiredPierre BrotAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
50.3AppointedHeriberto Correa Yepes, M.X.Y. †Superior General of Misioneros Javerianos de YarumalVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Buenaventura, Colombia
50.3ResignedHeriberto Correa Yepes, M.X.Y. †Prefect of Mitú, ColombiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Buenaventura, Colombia
75.2RetiredAndré-Gustave-Émile LeclercAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
1 Dec83.5RetiredMaurice FeltinArchbishop of Paris, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
83.5RetiredMaurice FeltinVicar Apostolic of France, MilitaryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Paris, France
83.5RetiredMaurice FeltinBishop of France, Faithful of Eastern RitesCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Paris, France
53.9AppointedPierre Marie Joseph VeuillotBishop of France, MilitaryCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
53.9AppointedPierre Marie Joseph VeuillotBishop of France, Faithful of Eastern RitesCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
53.9SucceededPierre Marie Joseph VeuillotCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
3 Dec25.4Ordained PriestAloysius Paul D’SouzaPriest of Mangalore, IndiaBishop Emeritus
48.8DiedJ. Gerard Grondin, M.M. †Prefect Emeritus of Musoma, Tanzania
42.6AppointedBienvenido Mercado LopezAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, Philippines
42.6AppointedBienvenido Mercado LopezTitular Bishop of MuteciAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, Philippines
28.3Ordained PriestRaúl Omar RossiPriest of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaBishop of San Martín, Argentina
41.9AppointedManuel Sandalo SalvadorAuxiliary Bishop of Cebu, PhilippinesCoadjutor Archbishop
41.9AppointedManuel Sandalo SalvadorTitular Bishop of NasbincaCoadjutor Archbishop of Cebu, Philippines
4 Dec38.1Ordained BishopBrian David UsangaTitular Bishop of UbabaArchbishop Emeritus of Calabar, Nigeria
5 Dec BornOscar CantúBishop of San Jose in California, USA
49.6AppointedRamón Salas Valdés, S.J. †Titular Bishop of GorBishop Emeritus of Arica, Chile
6 Dec86.9DiedJean DelayArchbishop Emeritus of Marseille, France
44.0AppointedManuel Franco da Costa de Oliveira FalcãoAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Beja, Portugal
44.0AppointedManuel Franco da Costa de Oliveira FalcãoTitular Bishop of ThelepteBishop Emeritus of Beja, Portugal
46.9AppointedDomingos de Pinho BrandãoAuxiliary Bishop of Leiria, PortugalAuxiliary Bishop of Porto, Portugal
46.9AppointedDomingos de Pinho BrandãoTitular Bishop of FilacaAuxiliary Bishop of Porto, Portugal
7 Dec52.9AppointedTeresio FerraroniAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Como, Italy
52.9AppointedTeresio FerraroniTitular Bishop of GaurianaBishop Emeritus of Como, Italy
50.8AppointedCharles-Auguste-Marie PatyCoadjutor Bishop of Luçon, FranceBishop Emeritus
BornAdrianus Sunarko, O.F.M.Bishop of Pangkalpinang, Indonesia
8 Dec58.1DiedFrancis Xavier Esser, O.S.F.S. †Bishop of Keimoes, South Africa
21.0Perpetual VowsGiuseppe Fiorini Morosini, O.M.Member of Order of the MinimsArchbishop of Reggio Calabria-Bova, Italy
20.4ProfessedJuan Abelardo Mata Guevara, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Esteli, Nicaragua
49.3Ordained BishopJames Louis SchadTitular Bishop of PanatoriaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Camden, New Jersey, USA
9 Dec58.6AppointedTiago Gerardo Cloin, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Barra (do Rio Grande), Bahia, Brazil
58.3AppointedRobert Joseph DwyerArchbishop of Portland in Oregon, USAArchbishop Emeritus
89.4AppointedJohn Mark GannonTitular Archbishop of TacarataBishop Emeritus of Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
89.4RetiredJohn Mark GannonBishop of Erie, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus
89.0AppointedEdward Daniel HowardTitular Archbishop of AlbulaeArchbishop Emeritus of Portland in Oregon, USA
89.0RetiredEdward Daniel HowardArchbishop of Portland in Oregon, USAArchbishop Emeritus
53.5AppointedThomas Joseph MardagaAuxiliary Bishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USABishop of Wilmington, Delaware, USA
53.5AppointedThomas Joseph MardagaTitular Bishop of MutugennaBishop of Wilmington, Delaware, USA
66.9AppointedJoão Batista Muniz, C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of VelefiBishop Emeritus of Barra (do Rio Grande), Bahia, Brazil
66.9ResignedJoão Batista Muniz, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Barra (do Rio Grande), Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
45.9AppointedJohn Francis WhealonBishop of Erie, Pennsylvania, USAArchbishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
10 Dec34.6Ordained PriestAnthony Soter FernandezPriest of Penang, MalaysiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
52.2AppointedJohn Gerard McCleanCoadjutor Bishop of Middlesbrough, England, Great BritainBishop
52.2AppointedJohn Gerard McCleanTitular Bishop of MaxitaBishop of Middlesbrough, England, Great Britain
30.2Ordained PriestRicardo Ramirez, C.S.B.Priest of Congregation of St. BasilBishop Emeritus of Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
11 Dec30.4Ordained PriestAnthony Olubunmi OkogiePriest of Lagos, NigeriaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
35.4Ordained BishopAlbert Onyembo Lomandjo, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Kindu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
29.5Ordained PriestNestorius TimanywaPriest of Bukoba, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
12 Dec41.6Ordained BishopLivio Reginaldo Fischione, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of Aquae in ByzacenaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Riohacha, Colombia
14 Dec80.0AppointedJoseph Anthony O’SullivanTitular Archbishop of MaraguiaArchbishop Emeritus of Kingston, Ontario, Canada
80.0RetiredJoseph Anthony O’SullivanArchbishop of Kingston, Ontario, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
57.0AppointedJoseph Lawrence WilhelmArchbishop of Kingston, Ontario, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
15 Dec82.5AppointedAcacio Chacón GuerraTitular Archbishop of ScebatianaArchbishop Emeritus of Mérida, Venezuela
82.5RetiredAcacio Chacón GuerraArchbishop of Mérida, VenezuelaArchbishop Emeritus
40.8AppointedAdriani MkobaBishop of Morogoro, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
76.9AppointedAntonio Victor Pildáin y ZapiáinTitular Bishop of PomariaBishop Emeritus of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
76.9RetiredAntonio Victor Pildáin y ZapiáinBishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, SpainBishop Emeritus
59.1InstalledJosé Rafael Pulido MéndezArchbishop of Mérida, Venezuela
61.6AppointedHerman Jan van Elswijk, C.S.Sp. †Titular Bishop of Elephantaria in MauretaniaBishop Emeritus of Morogoro, Tanzania
61.6ResignedHerman Jan van Elswijk, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Morogoro, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
16 Dec30.9Ordained PriestChristopher Shaman AbbaPriestBishop of Yola, Nigeria
24.3Ordained PriestBarthélemy AdoukonouPriest of Abomey, BeninSecretary Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Culture
25.5Ordained PriestGeorge PellPriest of Ballarat, AustraliaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Secretariat for the Economy
25.5Ordained PriestStanley RomanPriest of Quilon, IndiaBishop Emeritus
17 Dec24.6Ordained PriestVirginio Domingo Bressanelli, S.C.I.Priest of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartBishop Emeritus of Neuquén, Argentina
26.8Ordained PriestVincent Cadieux, O.M.I.Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop Emeritus of Moosonee, Ontario, Canada
26.8Ordained PriestGianni DanziPriest of Lugano, SwitzerlandPrelate of Loreto, Italy
23.2Ordained PriestThierry Romain Camille JordanPriest of Versailles, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Reims, France
24.9Ordained PriestArthur Leo KennedyPriest of Boston, Massachusetts, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
27.9Ordained PriestNino Marzoli, C. R. †Priest of Congregation of the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus ChristAuxiliary Bishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
25.3Ordained PriestJohn Joseph MyersPriest of Peoria, Illinois, USAArchbishop Emeritus of Newark, New Jersey, USA
27.5Ordained PriestCarmo João Rhoden, S.C.I.Priest of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartBishop Emeritus of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, Brazil
31.9Ordained PriestGregory SingkaiPriest of Northern Solomon Islands, Papua New GuineaBishop of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea
31.9Ordained PriestFelipe Tejeda García, M.Sp.S. †Priest of Missionaries of the Holy SpiritAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of México, Federal District
26.0Ordained PriestDonald William WuerlPriest of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
24.9Ordained PriestAlejo Zavala CastroPriest of Morelia, Michoacán, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Chilpancingo-Chilapa, Guerrero, México
18 Dec24.8Ordained PriestPaolo Mario Virgilio Atzei, O.F.M. Conv.Priest of Order of Friars Minor ConventualArchbishop Emeritus of Sassari, Italy
24.3Ordained PriestOswaldo Brenes ÁlvarezPriest of Tilarán, Costa RicaBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Quesada, Costa Rica
24.1Ordained PriestEmmanuel Treveno Cabajar, C.SS.R.Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop Emeritus of Pagadian, Philippines
26.0Ordained PriestFares MaakarounPriestBishop Emeritus of Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em São Paulo (Melkite Greek), Sao Paulo, Brazil
27.1Ordained PriestMichel Pierre Marie MouïssePriest of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur), FranceBishop Emeritus of Périgueux (-Sarlat), France
39.8Ordained BishopGilberto Pereira LopesBishop of Ipameri, Goias, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
19 Dec38.2AppointedGiuseppe Germano Bernardini, O.F.M. Cap.Superior of Trabzon, TurkeyArchbishop Emeritus of Izmir (Smirne), Turkey
53.1DiedEdward Thaddeus Lawton, O.P. †Bishop of Sokoto, Nigeria
57.2DiedPablo Ramírez Taboada, SS.CC. †Bishop of Huacho, Peru
21 Dec BornEttore BalestreroApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Democratic Republic of
79.3DiedEgidio BignaminiArchbishop of Ancona e Numana, Italy
64.6Ordained BishopBasil Edward Christopher Butler, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of Nova BarbaraAuxiliary Bishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
24.3Ordained PriestJoseph Vianney FernandoPriestBishop of Kandy, Sri Lanka
26.0Ordained PriestVictor Gnanapragasam, O.M.I.Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateVicar Apostolic of Quetta, Pakistan
36.9Ordained PriestPeter KurongkuPriest of Bougainville, Papua New GuineaArchbishop of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
54.7Ordained BishopBruno WüstenbergTitular Archbishop of TyrusApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Netherlands
22 Dec31.8Ordained PriestEmilio Simeón Allué Carcasona, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
26.8Ordained PriestVartán Waldir Boghossian, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of San Gregorio de Narek en Buenos Aires (Armenian), Argentina
30.1Ordained PriestPhilippe Jean Louis BretonPriest of Nanterre, FranceBishop Emeritus of Aire et Dax, France
BornJoão Justino de Medeiros SilvaArchbishop of Montes Claros, Minas Gerais, Brazil
28.7Ordained PriestJosé Foralosso, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop Emeritus of Marabá, Para, Brazil
17.3ProfessedNoel Antonio Londoño Buitrago, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Jericó, Colombia
23 Dec62.1DiedJohn Anthony KyneBishop of Meath, Ireland
26.3Ordained PriestCamilo Lorenzo IglesiasPriestBishop Emeritus of Astorga, Spain
27.3Ordained PriestTito Solari Capellari, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop Emeritus of Cochabamba, Bolivia
24 Dec52.1AppointedGiuseppe (Joseph) CaprioApostolic Pro-Nuncio to ChinaCardinal, Grand Master Emeritus of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
28.5Ordained PriestFelix Alaba Adeosin JobPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Ibadan, Nigeria
BornJosé Francisco Rodrigues do RêgoBishop of Ipameri, Goias, Brazil
25 Dec22.9ProfessedGeorges Bou-Jaoudé (Aboujaoudé), C.M.Member of Congregation of the MissionArchbishop of Tripoli del Libano {Tarabulus} (Maronite)
90.9DiedCallisto Lopinot, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect Emeritus of Isole di Mayotta, Nossi-Bé e Comore, Madagascar
80.6DiedJan Cornelius van Sambeek, M. Afr. †Bishop Emeritus of Kigoma, Tanzania
26 Dec24.5Ordained PriestCornelio Galleo WigwiganPriest of Bontoc-Lagawe, PhilippinesVicar Apostolic
27 Dec40.6Ordained BishopSergio Otoniel Contreras NaviaBishop of San Carlos de Ancud, ChileBishop Emeritus of Temuco, Chile
30.3Ordained PriestJose Ricare ManguiranPriestBishop Emeritus of Dipolog, Philippines
28 Dec76.4AppointedFrancis Patrick CarrollTitular Bishop of HorreaBishop Emeritus of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
76.4RetiredFrancis Patrick CarrollBishop of Calgary, Alberta, CanadaBishop Emeritus
26.2Ordained PriestBrigido Agalpas GalasgasPriestVicar Apostolic of Bontoc-Lagawe, Philippines
30 Dec81.0DiedPietro CiriaciCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Council
58.4SucceededLéon-Arthur-Auguste ElchingerBishop of Strasbourg, FranceBishop Emeritus
67.0DiedMartin Fulgencio Elorza Legaristi, C.P. †Prelate of Moyobamba, Peru
24.9Perpetual VowsRicardo Ezzati Andrello, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Santiago de Chile
53.6AppointedMarcel Gérin y Boulay, P.M.E. †Titular Bishop of MibiarcaBishop Emeritus of Choluteca, Honduras
56.1AppointedVictor-Julien-André GouetAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
56.1AppointedVictor-Julien-André GouetTitular Bishop of AugurusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
78.8RetiredJean-Julien Weber, P.S.S. †Bishop of Strasbourg, FranceBishop Emeritus

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