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The Year of Our Lord 2001

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 May54.4Ordained BishopBernd Joachim UhlTitular Bishop of MallianaAuxiliary Bishop of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
2 May77.5RetiredNewton Holanda GurgelBishop of Crato, Ceara, BrazilBishop Emeritus
95.4DiedRéginald-André-Paulin-Edmond Jacq, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Lang Són et Cao Bang, Viet Nam
53.7Ordained BishopKevin John Patrick McDonaldBishop of Northampton, England, Great BritainArchbishop Emeritus of Southwark, England, Great Britain
55.3AppointedFernando Panico, M.S.C.Bishop of Crato, Ceara, Brazil
3 May63.1AppointedJanuário Torgal Mendes FerreiraBishop of Portugal, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
5 May92.2DiedPaul Bui Chu TaoBishop Emeritus of Phát Diệm, Viet Nam
64.3InstalledEdward Joseph Gilbert, C.SS.R.Archbishop of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, AntillesArchbishop Emeritus
59.6SucceededVincent Louis Marie Landel, S.C.I. di Béth.Archbishop of Rabat, Morocco
73.9ResignedHubert Louis Marie Félix MichonArchbishop of Rabat, MoroccoArchbishop Emeritus
58.6DiedJean-Berchmans NterereBishop of Muyinga, Burundi
6 May54.1Ordained BishopGiuseppe BetoriTitular Bishop of FaleroneCardinal, Archbishop of Firenze {Florence}, Italy
58.6Ordained BishopJoaquin Maria López de Andújar y Cánovas del CastilloTitular Bishop of ArcavicaBishop of Getafe, Spain
7 May54.2AppointedYves Jean Marie Arsène BoivineauBishop of Annecy, France
47.9Ordained BishopAloysius Maryadi Sutrisnaatmaka, M.S.F.Bishop of Palangkaraya, Indonesia
8 May67.2SucceededFelipe Aguirre FrancoArchbishop of Acapulco, Guerrero, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
75.1RetiredRafael Bello RuizArchbishop of Acapulco, Guerrero, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
51.2AppointedKieran Thomas ConryBishop of Arundel and Brighton, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
9 May76.5RetiredAlbert Jean Charles Ghislain HoussiauBishop of Liège (Luik, Lüttich), BelgiumBishop Emeritus
63.5AppointedAloysius JoustenBishop of Liège (Luik, Lüttich), BelgiumBishop Emeritus
67.8ResignedAlphonsus Augustus Sowada, O.S.C. †Bishop of Agats, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
10 May47.4AppointedLuc CyrBishop of Valleyfield, Québec, CanadaArchbishop of Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada
59.9InstalledGeorge PellArchbishop of Sydney, AustraliaCardinal, Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy
51.1Ordained BishopArthur RocheTitular Bishop of RusticianaSecretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
55.0Ordained BishopGeorge StackTitular Bishop of Gemellae in NumidiaArchbishop of Cardiff, Wales, Great Britain
11 May78.2RetiredLeonard Hsu Ying-fa, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Taipei, TaiwanAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
12 May75.2RetiredĀrvaldis Andrejs BrumanisBishop of Liepāja, LatviaBishop Emeritus
61.5InstalledZenon GrocholewskiCardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in CarcereCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Catholic Education (for Institutes of Study)
39.3SucceededVilhelms Toms Marija Lapelis, O.P.Bishop of Liepāja, LatviaBishop Emeritus
13 May67.6Ordained BishopVartan Kechichian, C.A.M.Titular Archbishop of Mardin degli ArmeniCoadjutor Ordinary Emeritus of Eastern Europe {Europa Orientale} (Armenian)
15 May50.0AppointedJoseph Yapo AkéAuxiliary Bishop of Abidjan, Côte d’IvoireArchbishop of Gagnoa, Côte d’Ivoire
50.0AppointedJoseph Yapo AkéTitular Bishop of Castellum TatroportusArchbishop of Gagnoa, Côte d’Ivoire
63.1AppointedNicholas Chia Yeck JooArchbishop of SingaporeArchbishop Emeritus
48.8AppointedFrancisco González Hernández, O.P.Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Maldonado, PeruVicar Apostolic Emeritus
48.8AppointedFrancisco González Hernández, O.P.Titular Bishop of ThuccaboraVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Puerto Maldonado, Peru
77.7RetiredJoseph Lawson HowzeBishop of Biloxi, Mississippi, USABishop Emeritus
79.1RetiredNoël Kokora-TekryArchbishop of Gagnoa, Côte d’IvoireArchbishop Emeritus
55.3AppointedJean-Pierre KutwaArchbishop of Gagnoa, Côte d’IvoireCardinal, Archbishop of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
75.9AppointedEustathe Joseph MounayerCurial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), LebanonArchbishop Emeritus of Damas (Syrian), Syria
75.9RetiredEustathe Joseph MounayerArchbishop of Damas (Syrian), SyriaArchbishop Emeritus
52.1AppointedThomas John RodiBishop of Biloxi, Mississippi, USAArchbishop of Mobile, Alabama, USA
16 May55.1SucceededGerald AlmeidaBishop of Jabalpur, India
72.6RetiredThéophane Matthew Thannickunnel, O. Praem.Bishop of Jabalpur, IndiaBishop Emeritus
17 May90.5DiedRenato SpallanzaniBishop Emeritus of Palestrina, Italy
19 May75.5RetiredGiovanni CoppaApostolic Nuncio to Czech RepublicCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus
63.6AppointedErwin Josef EnderApostolic Nuncio to Czech RepublicApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Germany
20 May64.5InstalledEnnio AntonelliArchbishop of Firenze {Florence}, ItalyCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Family
21 May69.1AppointedJoachim Mbadu Kikhela KupikaTitular Bishop of BelesasaBishop Emeritus of Boma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
69.1ResignedJoachim Mbadu Kikhela KupikaBishop of Boma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
22 May48.9AppointedAlois SchwarzBishop of Gurk, Austria
23 May76.4RetiredGaetano BonicelliArchbishop of Siena-Colle di Val d’Elsa-Montalcino, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
57.4AppointedAntonio BuoncristianiArchbishop of Siena-Colle di Val d’Elsa-Montalcino, Italy
52.0SucceededProtógenes José Luft, S.d.C.Bishop of Barra do Garças, Mato Grosso, Brazil
51.3AppointedJuan Manuel Mancilla SánchezAuxiliary Bishop of Texcoco, México, MéxicoBishop
51.3AppointedJuan Manuel Mancilla SánchezTitular Bishop of ReperiBishop of Texcoco, México, México
75.2ResignedAntônio Sarto, S.D.B. †Bishop of Barra do Garças, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop Emeritus
24 May52.4AppointedSofronio Aguirre Bancud, S.S.S.Auxiliary Bishop of Cabanatuan, PhilippinesBishop
52.4AppointedSofronio Aguirre Bancud, S.S.S.Titular Bishop of BidaBishop of Cabanatuan, Philippines
65.0InstalledKarl LehmannCardinal-Priest of San Leone ICardinal, Bishop of Mainz, Germany
62.3AppointedVicente Macanan NavarraBishop of Bacolod, Philippines
86.7DiedDomenico VacchianoPrelate Emeritus of Pompei o Beatissima Vergine Maria del Santissimo Rosario, Italy
25 May54.4Ordained BishopGiorgio Bertin, O.F.M.Bishop of Djibouti
80.9DiedLuis Munive EscobarBishop Emeritus of Tlaxcala, México
32.7Ordained PriestJorge Ángel Saldías Pedraza, O.P.Priest of Order of Friars PreachersAuxiliary Bishop of La Paz, Bolivia
26 May75.9RetiredFernando Ariztía RuizBishop of Copiapó, ChileBishop Emeritus
43.4Ordained BishopFilippo Iannone, O. Carm.Titular Bishop of NebbiVicegerent of Roma {Rome}, Italy
64.6AppointedGaspar Francisco Quintana Jorquera, C.M.F.Bishop of Copiapó, ChileBishop Emeritus
75.1RetiredAntanas VaičiusBishop of Telšiai (-Klaipeda), LithuaniaBishop Emeritus
27 May75.2InstalledBernard AgréCardinal-Priest of San Giovanni Crisostomo a Monte Sacro AltoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
58.4InstalledOscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga, S.D.B.Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria della SperanzaCardinal, Archbishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
81.2InstalledLeo ScheffczykCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Francesco Saverio alla Garbatella
29 May51.4Ordained BishopJohn Anthony BoissonneauTitular Bishop of TambeaeAuxiliary Bishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
63.6DiedAlberto Aurelio Brazzini Diaz-UfanoAuxiliary Bishop of Lima, Peru
31 May58.9Ordained BishopJoseph Anthony PepeBishop of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
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