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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Dec80.5DiedJean Jérôme Hamer, O.P. †Cardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
3 Dec75.0RetiredAndré Charles ColliniArchbishop of Toulouse (-Narbonne-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), FranceArchbishop Emeritus
55.7AppointedHil Kabashi, O.F.M.Apostolic Administrator of Southern Albania {Albania Meridionale} (Albanian)Apostolic Administrator Emeritus
55.7AppointedHil Kabashi, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of Turres in ByzacenaApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Southern Albania {Albania Meridionale} (Albanian)
46.2AppointedVáclav MalýAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czechia
46.2AppointedVáclav MalýTitular Bishop of MarcellianaAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czechia
66.4SucceededÉmile Marcus, P.S.S.Archbishop of Toulouse (-Narbonne-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Toulouse (-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), France
55.0AppointedLuciano PacomioBishop of Mondovi, ItalyBishop Emeritus
53.6AppointedJiří Paďour, O.F.M. Cap. †Auxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, CzechiaBishop Emeritus of České Budĕjovice {Budweis}, Czechia
53.6AppointedJiří Paďour, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of AusuccuraBishop Emeritus of České Budĕjovice {Budweis}, Czechia
4 Dec65.3DiedLuiz ColussiBishop of Caçador, Santa Catarina, Brazil
57.9IncardinatedJosu Iriondo ZabaletaPriest of New York, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
5 Dec76.3RetiredPedro BoxlerBishop of Gualeguaychú, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
45.6AppointedJosé Vicente Conejero GallegoCoadjutor Bishop of Formosa, ArgentinaBishop
54.4AppointedLuis Guillermo EichhornBishop of Gualeguaychú, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus of Morón, Argentina
82.0DiedPaolino LimongiApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Iran
6 Dec35.0Perpetual VowsFrançois Xavier Ghanbodè Gnonhossou, S.M.A.Member of Society of African MissionsBishop of Dassa-Zoumé, Benin
54.8AppointedJosé Palmeira LessaCoadjutor Archbishop of Aracajú, Sergipe, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
7 Dec62.3AppointedPatrick CoveneyApostolic Nuncio to Nauru, Pacific (Oceania)Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Greece
29.0Ordained PriestEdmilson Tadeu Canavarros dos Santos, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoAuxiliary Bishop of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
26.8Ordained PriestYury KasabutskiPriest of Minsk-Mohilev, BelarusAuxiliary Bishop
89.3DiedIgnacio Lehonor ArroyoBishop Emeritus of Tuxpan, Veracruz, México
47.7AppointedAngelo Massafra, O.F.M.Bishop of Rrëshen, AlbaniaArchbishop of Shkodrë-Pult, Albania
50.6AppointedLuigi PezzutoTitular Archbishop of Turris in ProconsulariApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Bosnia and Herzegovina
50.6AppointedLuigi PezzutoApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Republic ofApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Bosnia and Herzegovina
50.6AppointedLuigi PezzutoApostolic Nuncio to GabonApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Bosnia and Herzegovina
8 Dec34.5Ordained PriestJean-Marie Chami, Ist. del PradoPriest of Beirut and Jbeil {Bairut e Gibail} (Melkite Greek), LebanonPatriarchal Vicar of Egypt, Sudan, and South Sudan (Melkite Greek)
24.6Ordained DeaconMarcelo Antônio da SilvaDeacon of Santo Amaro, Sao Paulo, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop
84.4DiedGiuseppe LanaveBishop Emeritus of Andria, Italy
28.4Ordained PriestWellington de Queiroz VieiraPriest of Tocantinópolis, Tocatins, BrazilBishop of Cristalândia, Goias, Brazil
75.8Ordained BishopJoseph Wang Dianduo, O.A.R. †Bishop of Caozhou/Heze [Tsaochow], China
9 Dec57.3Ordained BishopJohn Tong HonTitular Bishop of BossaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
64.9Ordained BishopJoseph Zen Ze-kiun, S.D.B.Coadjutor Bishop of Hong Kong [Xianggang], ChinaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
10 Dec51.1AppointedAntonio Cañizares LloveraArchbishop of Granada, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Valencia, Spain
86.4DiedFrancesco Maria FranziAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy
75.7RetiredJosé Méndez AsensioArchbishop of Granada, SpainArchbishop Emeritus
62.2AppointedPaolo SardiTitular Archbishop of SutriumCardinal, Vice-Chamberlain Emeritus of the Apostolic Chamber
62.2AppointedPaolo SardiOfficial of the Secretariat of StateCardinal, Vice-Chamberlain Emeritus of the Apostolic Chamber
11 Dec55.7AppointedDavid Dias PimentelAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus of São João da Boa Vista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
55.7AppointedDavid Dias PimentelTitular Bishop of MarazanaeBishop Emeritus of São João da Boa Vista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
54.0AppointedDécio Sossai Zandonade, S.D.B.Auxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Colatina, Espirito Santo, Brazil
54.0AppointedDécio Sossai Zandonade, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of Gemellae in ByzacenaBishop Emeritus of Colatina, Espirito Santo, Brazil
12 Dec75.5RetiredCarlos González CruchagaBishop of Talca, ChileBishop Emeritus
75.8RetiredFrancis-Roland Lambert, S.M. †Bishop of Port-Vila, Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop Emeritus
25.8Ordained PriestMario Héctor RoblesPriest of San Juan de Cuyo, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop
42.6AppointedHoracio del Carmen Valenzuela AbarcaBishop of Talca, ChileBishop Emeritus
13 Dec64.7AppointedSilvio Cesare BonicelliBishop of Parma (-Fontevivo), ItalyBishop Emeritus
56.8AppointedJean-Charles Marie DescubesBishop of Agen, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Rouen, France
54.8AppointedAntonio LucibelloApostolic Nuncio to Sierra LeoneApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Turkey
75.2RetiredSabin-Marie Saint-GaudensBishop of Agen, FranceBishop Emeritus
14 Dec32.1IncardinatedGuillermo Antonio Cornejo MonzónPriest of Lurín, PeruAuxiliary Bishop of Lima, Peru
43.0IncardinatedGuillermo Teodoro Elías MillaresPriest of Carabayllo, PeruAuxiliary Bishop of Lima, Peru
65.7AppointedJosé Ramón Gurruchaga Ezama, S.D.B. †Bishop of Lurín, PeruBishop Emeritus
29.4Ordained DeaconJoseph Mary KizitoDeacon of Aliwal, South AfricaBishop
25.4Ordained PriestFrank LeoPriest of Montréal, Québec, CanadaArchbishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
42.0IncardinatedCristóbal Bernardo Mejía CorralPriest of Lurín, PeruBishop of Chulucanas, Peru
74.6DiedGerald MoverleyBishop Emeritus of Hallam, England, Great Britain
32.1Ordained PriestMarco Antonio Órdenes FernándezPriest of Iquique, Chile
52.9AppointedLino Panizza Richero, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Carabayllo, PeruBishop Emeritus
50.3AppointedRolando Octavus Joven Tria Tirona, O.C.D.Bishop of Malolos, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus of Caceres (Nueva Caceres), Philippines
15 Dec94.1DiedRafael Alvarez LaraBishop Emeritus of Mallorca, Spain
60.2CeasedThomas Vincent Greenan, S.P.S.Superior of Bomadi, NigeriaSuperior Emeritus
16 Dec45.8AppointedLawrence Daniel Huculak, O.S.B.M.Bishop of Edmonton (Ukrainian), Alberta, CanadaArchbishop of Winnipeg (Ukrainian), Manitoba, Canada
76.2RetiredPlaton Volodyslav KornyljakApostolic Exarch of Germany and Scandinavia {Deutschland und Skandinavien} (Ukrainian)Apostolic Exarch Emeritus
54.7AppointedGregorio Nicanor Peña RodríguezBishop of Puerto Plata, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey, Dominican Republic
68.5AppointedLawrence Ephraem ThottamBishop of Marthandom (Syro-Malankara), India
17 Dec56.7AppointedRomeo Tovar Astorga, O.F.M.Coadjutor Bishop of San Miguel, El SalvadorBishop Emeritus of Santa Ana, El Salvador
48.2Ordained BishopMichael William WarfelBishop of Juneau, Alaska, USABishop Emeritus of Great Falls-Billings, Montana, USA
18 Dec48.9AppointedJacson Damasceno Rodrigues, C.SS.R. †Auxiliary Bishop of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
48.9AppointedJacson Damasceno Rodrigues, C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of LamphuaAuxiliary Bishop of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
52.0AppointedJózsef TamásAuxiliary Bishop of Alba Iulia, RomaniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
52.0AppointedJózsef TamásTitular Bishop of ValabriaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Alba Iulia, Romania
19 Dec29.0Ordained PriestHélio Pereira dos SantosPriest of Palmeira dos Índios, Alagoas, BrazilBishop of Serrinha, Bahia, Brazil
26.9Ordained PriestMauricio Rueda BeltzPriest of Bogotá, ColombiaApostolic Nuncio to Côte d’Ivoire
21 Dec76.7ResignedVictor GuazzelliAuxiliary Bishop of Westminster, England, Great BritainAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
31.3Ordained PriestMagnus Henrique Lopes, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Crato, Ceara, Brazil
30.4Ordained PriestAntonino Spadaro, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusUnder Secretary of the Dicastery for Culture and Education
59.3Ordained BishopFernando Torres DuránTitular Bishop of AbaradiraBishop Emeritus of Chitré, Panama
32.0Ordained DeaconÉtienne Emmanuel Vetö, I.C.N.Deacon of Chemin Neuf InstituteAuxiliary Bishop of Reims, France
32.0Perpetual VowsÉtienne Emmanuel Vetö, I.C.N.Member of Chemin Neuf InstituteAuxiliary Bishop of Reims, France
26 Dec83.3DiedNarciso Jubany ArnauCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Barcelona, Spain
24.7Ordained PriestAlgirdas JurevičiusPriest of Kaišiadorys, LithuaniaBishop of Telšiai (-Klaipeda), Lithuania
27 Dec62.1AppointedJacques Berthelet, C.S.V. †Bishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
36.1Ordained PriestJosé Luis Canto SosaPriest of Campeche, MéxicoBishop of San Andrés Tuxtla, Veracruz, México
24.7Ordained PriestJustin Alexander MadathiparambilPriest of Vijayapuram, IndiaAuxiliary Bishop
51.6AppointedCarlos Osoro SierraBishop of Orense, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Madrid, Spain
44.5AppointedAlois SchwarzAuxiliary Bishop of Wien {Vienna}, AustriaBishop of Sankt Pölten, Austria
44.5AppointedAlois SchwarzTitular Bishop of Mathara in NumidiaBishop of Sankt Pölten, Austria
28 Dec94.2DiedEdward Gerard HettingerAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Columbus, Ohio, USA
62.0AppointedMarian OlesApostolic Nuncio to TadjikistanApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Slovenia
29.8Ordained DeaconEduardo Gonzalo Redondo Castanera, H.S.O.D.Deacon of Santos, Sao Paulo, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop of Quilmes, Argentina
29 Dec30.3Ordained PriestEdgar Xavier Ertl, S.A.C.Priest of Society of the Catholic ApostolateBishop of Palmas-Francisco Beltrão, Parana, Brazil
29.2Perpetual VowsVasyl Volodymyr Tuchapets, O.S.B.M.Member of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Archiepiscopal Exarch of Kharkiv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
31 Dec88.8DiedLaurent MorinBishop Emeritus of Prince-Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
61.3AppointedCarlos Arthur Sevilla, S.J.Bishop of Yakima, Washington, USABishop Emeritus
45.5AppointedPablo Vizcaino PradoBishop of Suchitepéquez-Retalhuleu, Guatemala
61.2AppointedPaul Albert ZipfelBishop of Bismarck, North Dakota, USABishop Emeritus

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