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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Oct249.8CanonizedSt. Louis Gabriel Taurin Dufresse, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Se-Ciuen (Setchoan, Szechwan, Sichuan), China
157.9CanonizedSt. Antonino Fantosati, O.F.M. Ref. †Vicar Apostolic of Southern Hunan {Hu-Nan Meridionale}, China
160.9CanonizedSt. Francesco Antonio Domenico Fogolla, O.F.M. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Northern Shansi {Scian-Si Settentrionale}, China
166.8CanonizedSt. Grégoire Grassi, O.F.M. Obs. †Vicar Apostolic of Northern Shansi {Scian-Si Settentrionale}, China
45.3Ordained BishopDominic Ryōji MiyaharaBishop of Oita, JapanBishop Emeritus of Fukuoka, Japan
320.0CanonizedSt. Pedro Sanz y Jordá, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Fukien (Kuiceu), China
304.8CanonizedSt. Francesco Serrano Frías, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Fukien (Kuiceu), China
74.0DiedLuciano StoreroApostolic Nuncio to Ireland
127.3CanonizedSt. Luigi Versiglia, S.D.B. †Vicar Apostolic of Shiuchow [Shaoguan], China
4 Oct68.7DiedEmmanuel KatalikoArchbishop of Bukavu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
94.6DiedEgano Righi-LambertiniCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to France
5 Oct25.4Ordained DeaconSteven Joseph LopesDeacon of San Francisco, California, USAOrdinary of The Chair of Saint Peter, USA
6 Oct91.4DiedJohannes Baptist Lück, S.C.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Aliwal, South Africa
7 Oct31.0Ordained PriestJuan José Salaverry Villarreal, O.P.Priest of Order of Friars PreachersAuxiliary Bishop of Lima, Peru
8 Oct58.1Ordained BishopBernard César Augustin BarsiArchbishop of MonacoArchbishop Emeritus
53.4Ordained BishopPierre-Marie Joseph CarréArchbishop of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur), FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières), France
24.4Ordained PriestVolodymyr FirmanPriest of Ternopil-Zboriv (Ukrainian), UkraineAuxiliary Bishop of Ternopil-Zboriv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
9 Oct59.5DiedIgnatius Pak Sok-hiBishop of Andong, Korea (South)
86.9DiedJohn Joseph Thomas RyanArchbishop Emeritus of United States of America, Military
10 Oct78.5DiedJosé Eduardo Alvarez Ramírez, C.M. †Bishop Emeritus of San Miguel, El Salvador
11 Oct75.8RetiredMartino GomieroBishop of Adria-Rovigo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
52.1AppointedAndrea Bruno MazzocatoBishop of Adria-Rovigo, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Udine, Italy
45.6Ordained PriestGiuseppe MazzafaroPriest of Napoli {Naples}, ItalyBishop of Cerreto Sannita-Telese-Sant’Agata de’ Goti, Italy
88.3DiedPietro PalazziniCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
50.2AppointedJozef Daniel Pravda, S.D.B.Superior of Baku, AzerbaijanSuperior Emeritus
12 Oct59.1AppointedJosé Guadalupe Galván GalindoBishop of Torreón, Coahuila, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
13 Oct71.2DiedTeodoro Luis Arroyo Robelly, S.D.B. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Méndez, Ecuador
75.5DiedAntonio Eduardo Bösl, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Ñuflo de Chávez, Bolivia
72.8ResignedJosé Mario Escobar SernaBishop of Palmira, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
98.0DiedVictor Alphonse Marie Sartre, S.J. †Archbishop Emeritus of Tananarive, Madagascar
14 Oct69.6AppointedHenry Theophilus Howaniec, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of AchollaBishop Emeritus of Santissima Trinità in Almaty, Kazakhstan
61.9ResignedVicente Credo Manuel, S.V.D. †Vicar Apostolic of San Jose in Mindoro, PhilippinesVicar Apostolic Emeritus
51.7Ordained BishopEdward Gabriel Risi, O.M.I.Bishop of Keimoes-Upington, South Africa
75.4RetiredGregory Yong Sooi NgeanArchbishop of SingaporeArchbishop Emeritus
15 Oct56.0Ordained BishopFranz Josef Meinrad Merkel, C.S.Sp.Bishop of Humaitá, Amazonas, BrazilBishop Emeritus
18 Oct71.2RetiredDenzil Reginald D’SouzaBishop of Aizawl, IndiaBishop Emeritus
48.5Ordained BishopSingaroyan SebastianappanBishop of Salem, IndiaBishop Emeritus
19 Oct46.3SucceededSérgio Eduardo Castriani, C.S.Sp. †Prelate of Tefé, Amazonas, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
60.1ResignedMário Clemente Neto, C.S.Sp.Prelate of Tefé, Amazonas, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
21 Oct29.5Ordained PriestIsaac Bundepuun DuguPriest of Makurdi, NigeriaBishop of Katsina-Ala, Nigeria
26.5Ordained DeaconJuan Carlos LondoñoDeacon of Medellín, ColombiaAuxiliary Bishop of Québec, Canada
54.6Ordained BishopJoaquín Mariano SucunzaTitular Bishop of SaetabisAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
23 Oct54.8AppointedFrancis Xavier Ahn Myong-okCoadjutor Bishop of Masan, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
55.5AppointedJoseph Djida, O.M.I. †Bishop of Ngaoundéré, Cameroon
43.6AppointedWilliam Pascal KikotiBishop of Mpanda, Tanzania
41.8AppointedSamuel KledaBishop of Batouri, CameroonArchbishop of Douala, Cameroon
76.2RetiredJean-Marie-Joseph-Augustin Pasquier, O.M.I. †Bishop of Ngaoundéré, CameroonBishop Emeritus
57.4AppointedArochiasamy Jude Gerald PaulrajBishop of Palayamkottai, IndiaBishop Emeritus
49.7AppointedHéctor Javier Pizarro Acevedo, O.A.R.Vicar Apostolic of Trinidad, Colombia
49.7AppointedHéctor Javier Pizarro Acevedo, O.A.R.Titular Bishop of CeramusVicar Apostolic of Trinidad, Colombia
51.1AppointedJosé de Jesús Quintero DíazVicar Apostolic of Leticia, Colombia
51.1AppointedJosé de Jesús Quintero DíazTitular Bishop of ChimaeraVicar Apostolic of Leticia, Colombia
58.0ResignedWilliam de Jesús Ruiz VelásquezPrefect of Leticia, ColombiaPrefect Emeritus
24 OctOrdained PriestRoland Paris BuyaganPriest of Baguio, PhilippinesAdministrator
52.8AppointedChristophe DufourBishop of Limoges, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Aix (-Arles), France
83.4DiedDaniel Eugene SheehanArchbishop Emeritus of Omaha, Nebraska, USA
76.7RetiredLéon-Raymond SoulierBishop of Limoges, FranceBishop Emeritus
25 Oct75.2RetiredRobert HealyAuxiliary Bishop of Perth, AustraliaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
27 Oct80.8Died[Stanislaus Han Daoyi]Bishop of Kaifeng [Kaifeng], China
28 Oct75.7RetiredAlfredo BattistiArchbishop of Udine, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
66.9AppointedPietro BrolloArchbishop of Udine, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
74.8RetiredJuan Conway McNabb, O.S.A. †Bishop of Chulucanas, PeruBishop Emeritus
53.0Ordained BishopJoseph SamaBishop of Nouna, Burkina Faso
53.3Ordained BishopLuigi Antonio Secco, S.D.B.Coadjutor Bishop of Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles, AntillesBishop
57.7SucceededDaniel Thomas Turley Murphy, O.S.A.Bishop of Chulucanas, PeruBishop Emeritus
30 Oct49.5AppointedJosé Alfredo Caires de Nobrega, S.C.I.Bishop of Mananjary, Madagascar
52.6AppointedCherubim Alfred DambuiAuxiliary Bishop of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
52.6AppointedCherubim Alfred DambuiTitular Bishop of SubbarAuxiliary Bishop of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
59.0AppointedJean Charles Émile Gardin, C.S.Sp.Prefect of Likouala, CongoBishop Emeritus of Impfondo, Congo
75.0RetiredThomas KhamphanVicar Apostolic of Paksé, LaosVicar Apostolic Emeritus
56.5AppointedLouis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, I.V.DeiVicar Apostolic of Paksé, LaosCardinal, Vicar Apostolic of Vientiane, Laos
56.5AppointedLouis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, I.V.DeiTitular Bishop of Aquae Novae in ProconsulariCardinal, Vicar Apostolic of Vientiane, Laos
43.7AppointedJohn Ribat, M.S.C.Auxiliary Bishop of Bereina, Papua New GuineaCardinal, Archbishop of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
43.7AppointedJohn Ribat, M.S.C.Titular Bishop of Macriana MinorCardinal, Archbishop of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
46.3AppointedDésiré TsarahazanaBishop of Fenoarivo Atsinanana, MadagascarCardinal, Archbishop of Toamasina, Madagascar
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