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The Year of Our Lord 2002

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November to December


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
6 Nov59.6AppointedAndraos AbounaCurial Bishop of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
59.6AppointedAndraos AbounaTitular Bishop of ZenobiasCurial Bishop of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
45.1AppointedGabriel Ghiakhomo DuniaBishop of Auchi, Nigeria
85.1DiedLeoncio Leviste LatAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Manila, Philippines
59.2AppointedBernardino MarchióBishop of Caruaru, Pernambuco, Brazil
55.2AppointedAntonio MenniniApostolic Nuncio to Russian FederationApostolic Nuncio to Great Britain
64.6AppointedWalmir Alberto Valle, I.M.C.Coadjutor Bishop of Joaçaba, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus
54.3AppointedJózef WesołowskiApostolic Nuncio to UzbekistanApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Dominican Republic
8 Nov70.6AppointedAntonio Juan Baseotto, C.SS.R.Bishop of Argentina, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
62.5AppointedCharles Michael JarrellBishop of Lafayette, Louisiana, USA
71.3ResignedEdward Joseph O’DonnellBishop of Lafayette, Louisiana, USABishop Emeritus
9 Nov58.8Ordained BishopLewis ZeiglerBishop of Gbarnga, LiberiaArchbishop of Monrovia, Liberia
10 Nov72.4DiedAndré WoukingArchbishop of Yaoundé, Cameroon
11 Nov56.9SucceededFrancis Xavier Ahn Myong-okBishop of Masan, Korea (South)
63.1AppointedStanislaus Fernandes, S.J.Archbishop of Gandhinagar, India
84.8DiedThomas Benjamin FultonBishop Emeritus of Saint Catharines, Ontario, Canada
50.1AppointedThomas Ignatius MacWanBishop of Ahmedabad, India
75.9RetiredMichael Pak Jeong-ilBishop of Masan, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
12 Nov62.1AppointedLorenzo BaldisseriApostolic Nuncio to BrazilCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
81.8RetiredIvan MarghitychAuxiliary Bishop of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), UkraineAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
50.2AppointedMilan Šašik, C.M.Apostolic Administrator of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), UkraineBishop
50.2AppointedMilan Šašik, C.M.Titular Bishop of BononiaBishop of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), Ukraine
76.6DiedRaymond Augustin Chihiro Sato, O.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Sendai, Japan
81.4RetiredIvan SemediBishop of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), UkraineBishop Emeritus
13 Nov57.6AppointedGuerrino Riccardo BrusatiBishop of Caetité, Bahia, Brazil
94.4DiedBernardo CitterioAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Milano {Milan}, Italy
76.7RetiredAntônio Alberto Guimarães Rezende, C.S.S.Bishop of Caetité, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
56.4AppointedAntonino MiglioreBishop of Coxim, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
86.4DiedJuan Antonio del Val GalloBishop Emeritus of Santander, Spain
14 Nov65.8AppointedPier Luigi CelataSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious DialogueVice-Chamberlain of the Apostolic Chamber
15 Nov76.3RetiredEmanuele CatarinicchiaBishop of Mazara del Vallo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
76.0RetiredMaurice Couture, R.S.V.Archbishop of Québec, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
61.5AppointedJean GagnonBishop of Gaspé, Québec, Canada
50.8AppointedCalogero La Piana, S.D.B.Bishop of Mazara del Vallo, ItalyArchbishop of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
84.2DiedGeraldo María de Morais PenidoArchbishop Emeritus of Aparecida, Sao Paulo, Brazil
58.4AppointedMarc Ouellet, P.S.S.Archbishop of Québec, CanadaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops
47.2Ordained BishopIbrahim Isaac SidrakBishop of Minya {Ermopoli Maggiore; Minieh} (Coptic), EgyptPatriarch of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt
16 Nov49.9AppointedAlapati Lui MataeligaArchbishop of Samoa-Apia, Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)
78.9RetiredPio Taofinu’u, S.M. †Archbishop of Samoa-Apia, Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
18 Nov77.3DiedRobert HealyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Perth, Australia
19 Nov58.6AppointedRené-Marie Ehouzou, C.I.M. †Bishop of Abomey, BeninBishop of Porto Novo, Benin
20 Nov51.5Ordained BishopRutilo Muñoz ZamoraBishop of Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, México
75.1RetiredSimeon Anthony PereiraArchbishop of Karachi, PakistanArchbishop Emeritus
68.9AppointedEvarist PintoApostolic Administrator of Karachi, PakistanArchbishop Emeritus
21 Nov76.3RetiredArmando Bortolaso, S.D.B.Vicar Apostolic of Alep [Beroea, Halab], SyriaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
58.1Ordained BishopLucas Kim Woon-hoe (Un-hoe)Titular Bishop of VadesiBishop of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)
64.9AppointedGiuseppe Nazzaro, O.F.M.Vicar Apostolic of Alep [Beroea, Halab], SyriaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
64.9AppointedGiuseppe Nazzaro, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of FormaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Alep [Beroea, Halab], Syria
22 Nov64.0AppointedWerner ThissenArchbishop of Hamburg, GermanyArchbishop Emeritus
23 Nov64.8DiedAnthony Chiminello, O.S.F.S. †Bishop of Keetmanshoop, Namibia
78.5RetiredColin Cameron Davies, M.H.M.Bishop of Ngong, KenyaBishop Emeritus
74.7ResignedGeorg EderArchbishop of Salzburg, AustriaArchbishop Emeritus
62.9AppointedVladimír FiloCoadjutor Bishop of Rožňava, SlovakiaBishop
65.7AppointedJose Paala Salazar, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Hippo DiarrhytusAuxiliary Bishop of Lipa, Philippines
65.7AppointedJose Paala Salazar, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Butuan, PhilippinesAuxiliary Bishop of Lipa, Philippines
65.7ResignedJose Paala Salazar, O.P. †Prelate of Batanes, PhilippinesAuxiliary Bishop of Lipa, Philippines
61.2AppointedCornelius Schilder, M.H.M.Bishop of Ngong, KenyaBishop Emeritus
24 Nov49.9Ordained BishopAndrzej DzięgaBishop of Sandomierz, PolandArchbishop of Szczecin-Kamień, Poland
54.9Ordained BishopGerhard Ludwig MüllerBishop of Regensburg, GermanyCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
25 Nov76.5RetiredLucien Monsi-AgbokaBishop of Abomey, BeninBishop Emeritus
53.6AppointedPierre Nguyên Van TotTitular Archbishop of RusticianaApostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka
53.6AppointedPierre Nguyên Van TotApostolic Nuncio to BeninApostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka
53.6AppointedPierre Nguyên Van TotApostolic Nuncio to TogoApostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka
26 Nov52.4AppointedBasílio do NascimentoApostolic Administrator of Díli, Timor-LesteBishop of Baucau, Timor-Leste
52.8AppointedStephanus Tri Buu ThiênCoadjutor Bishop of Cân Tho, Viet NamBishop
42.1AppointedJoseph Vu Văn ThiênBishop of Hai Phòng, Viet Nam
54.8ResignedCarlos Filipe Ximenes Belo, S.D.B.Apostolic Administrator of Díli, Timor-LesteApostolic Administrator Emeritus
27 Nov87.1DiedRonald Gerard Connors, C.SS.R. †Bishop Emeritus of San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic
65.5AppointedAlois Kothgasser, S.D.B.Archbishop of Salzburg, AustriaArchbishop Emeritus
75.6ElectedJoseph RatzingerDean of the College of CardinalsPope Emeritus of Roma {Rome}, Italy
75.0ElectedAngelo SodanoVice-Dean (Sub-Dean) of the College of CardinalsCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
28 Nov67.2AppointedAndré Louis FortBishop of Orléans, FranceBishop Emeritus
30 Nov80.6RetiredBernardin GantinCardinal-Bishop of OstiaCardinal, Dean Emeritus of the College of Cardinals
80.6RetiredBernardin GantinDean of the College of CardinalsCardinal, Dean Emeritus
58.3Ordained BishopTommaso GhirelliBishop of Imola, Italy
60.7AppointedJoseph John Oudeman, O.F.M. Cap.Auxiliary Bishop of Brisbane, Australia
60.7AppointedJoseph John Oudeman, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of RespectaAuxiliary Bishop of Brisbane, Australia
82.3DiedEduardo Picher PeñaArchbishop Emeritus of Peru, Military
75.6AppointedJoseph RatzingerCardinal-Bishop of OstiaPope Emeritus of Roma {Rome}, Italy
75.6ConfirmedJoseph RatzingerDean of the College of CardinalsPope Emeritus of Roma {Rome}, Italy
75.0ConfirmedAngelo SodanoVice-Dean (Sub-Dean) of the College of CardinalsCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
67.1InstalledPio Vittorio VigoBishop of Acireale, ItalyBishop Emeritus
3 Dec64.5Ordained BishopJosé Luis Castro Medellín, M. S. F.Bishop of Tacámbaro, Michoacán, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
60.6AppointedLuiz Mancilha Vilela, SS.CC.Coadjutor Archbishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, BrazilArchbishop
4 Dec81.1DiedAdolfo GerstnerBishop Emeritus of Concordia, Argentina
5 Dec46.0IncardinatedJames Maria Wainaina KunguPriest of Nyahururu, KenyaBishop of Muranga, Kenya
6 Dec64.1AppointedJosé Soleibe ArbeláezBishop of Caldas, Colombia
7 Dec62.9AppointedTeodoro C. Bacani, Jr.Bishop of Novaliches, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
50.5AppointedPéter ErdőCardinal, Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
51.5AppointedJesse Eugenio MercadoBishop of Parañaque, Philippines
75.6RetiredLászló Paskai, O.F.M.Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, HungaryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
61.3AppointedGabriel Villaruz ReyesBishop of Antipolo, Philippines
80.5DiedDante Carlos SandrelliBishop Emeritus of Formosa, Argentina
49.0ResignedCrisostomo A. YalungBishop of Antipolo, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
8 Dec75.3AppointedMichel Louis ColoniArchbishop of Dijon, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
52.5Ordained BishopAlain HarelTitular Bishop of ForconiumVicar Apostolic of Rodrigues, Mauritius
46.4Ordained BishopFranz Lackner, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of BaleciumArchbishop of Salzburg, Austria
66.9AppointedAlbert Jean-Marie RouetArchbishop of Poitiers, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
58.8AppointedHippolyte Louis Jean SimonArchbishop of Clermont, France
65.0AppointedGuy Marie Alexandre ThomazeauArchbishop of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières), FranceArchbishop Emeritus
10 Dec68.0AppointedTarcisio Pietro Evasio Bertone, S.D.B.Archbishop of Genova {Genoa}, ItalyCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
58.1AppointedKevin Michael BrittCoadjutor Bishop of Grand Rapids, Michigan, USABishop
40.2AppointedPierre-André DumasAuxiliary Bishop of Port-au-Prince, HaïtiBishop of Anse-à-Veau et Miragoâne, Haïti
40.2AppointedPierre-André DumasTitular Bishop of FlorianaBishop of Anse-à-Veau et Miragoâne, Haïti
67.8ResignedGilberto FernándezAuxiliary Bishop of Miami, Florida, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
51.4AppointedSimon-Pierre Saint-Hillien, C.S.C.Auxiliary Bishop of Port-au-Prince, HaïtiBishop of Hinche, Haïti
51.4AppointedSimon-Pierre Saint-Hillien, C.S.C.Titular Bishop of LamdiaBishop of Hinche, Haïti
11 Dec49.1AppointedJán Babjak, S.J.Bishop of Prešov (Prjašev) (Slovakian), SlovakiaArchbishop of Prešov (Prjašev) (Slovakian), Slovakia
53.1AppointedGílio FelícioBishop of Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
79.1RetiredJán HirkaBishop of Prešov (Prjašev) (Slovakian), SlovakiaBishop Emeritus of Prešov (Prjašev) (Slovakian), Slovakia
52.5ResignedOrani João Tempesta, O. Cist.Apostolic Administrator of Claraval, Minas Gerais, BrazilCardinal, Archbishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
47.4AppointedDominique Marie Jean Denis YouAuxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia, BrazilBishop of Santíssima Conceição do Araguaia, Brazil
47.4AppointedDominique Marie Jean Denis YouTitular Bishop of AuziaBishop of Santíssima Conceição do Araguaia, Brazil
12 Dec62.3Ordained BishopRicardo Oscar FaiferBishop of Goya, Argentina
58.2Ordained BishopRobert HarrisTitular Bishop of TrofimianaBishop of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
68.3Ordained BishopRobert Joseph HermannTitular Bishop of ZertaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
49.4AppointedPedro López QuintanaTitular Archbishop of AcropolisApostolic Nuncio to Lithuania
13 Dec55.9InstalledVicente CostaBishop of Umuarama, Parana, BrazilBishop of Jundiaí, Sao Paulo, Brazil
76.0RetiredVincenzo CozziBishop of Melfi-Rapolla-Venosa, ItalyBishop Emeritus
55.3AppointedRonald William GainerBishop of Lexington, Kentucky, USABishop of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
66.2Ordained BishopDonald LapointeTitular Bishop of OctabiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Saint-Jérôme, Québec, Canada
71.1ResignedBernard Francis LawArchbishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USACardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore {Saint Mary Major Basilica}
55.7AppointedRichard Gerard LennonApostolic Administrator of Boston, Massachusetts, USABishop of Cleveland, Ohio, USA
56.7AppointedGianfranco Todisco, P.O.C.R.Bishop of Melfi-Rapolla-Venosa, Italy
68.8AppointedIgnatius Chung WangAuxiliary Bishop of San Francisco, California, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
68.8AppointedIgnatius Chung WangTitular Bishop of SitipaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of San Francisco, California, USA
14 Dec50.3SucceededGervais BanshimiyubusaBishop of Ngozi, Burundi
67.2ResignedStanislas KaburunguBishop of Ngozi, BurundiBishop Emeritus
51.9Ordained BishopCataldo NaroArchbishop of Monreale, Italy
49.6AppointedJoachim NtahondereyeBishop of Muyinga, Burundi
15 Dec57.2InstalledAntonio Cañizares LloveraArchbishop of Toledo, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Valencia, Spain
55.1Ordained BishopManuel da Rocha FelícioTitular Bishop of Aquae FlaviaeBishop of Guarda, Portugal
58.4InstalledTommaso GhirelliBishop of Imola, Italy
16 Dec66.9DiedLicínio Rangel, O.V.S. †Apostolic Administrator of São João Maria Vianney, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
52.1SucceededFernando Arêas RifanApostolic Administrator of São João Maria Vianney, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
17 Dec42.4AppointedMichael Ekwoy ApochiBishop of Otukpo, Nigeria
18 Dec70.7InstalledAntonio Juan Baseotto, C.SS.R.Bishop of Argentina, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
62.6InstalledCharles Michael JarrellBishop of Lafayette, Louisiana, USA
19 Dec64.5AppointedAngelo Amato, S.D.B.Titular Archbishop of SilaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
64.5AppointedAngelo Amato, S.D.B.Secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the FaithCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
47.9SelectedAntonios Aziz MinaCurial Bishop of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), EgyptBishop of Guizeh (Coptic), Egypt
58.9AppointedBrian Farrell, L.C.Titular Bishop of AbitinaeSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
58.9AppointedBrian Farrell, L.C.Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
20 Dec118.7BeatifiedBl. Giacomo Alberione, S.S.P. †Superior General Emeritus of Society of St. Paul
81.4DiedJames Richard Ham, M.M. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
21 Dec47.9AppointedAntonios Aziz MinaTitular Bishop of MareotesBishop of Guizeh (Coptic), Egypt
47.9ConfirmedAntonios Aziz MinaCurial Bishop of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), EgyptBishop of Guizeh (Coptic), Egypt
45.8Ordained BishopEsteban María Laxague, S.D.B.Bishop of Viedma, Argentina
22 Dec63.2InstalledStanislaus Fernandes, S.J.Archbishop of Gandhinagar, India
67.3Ordained BishopJean-Claude HertzogTitular Bishop of TigiasAuxiliary Bishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
68.9InstalledGiovanni Battista ReCardinal-Bishop of Sabina-Poggio MirtetoCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Bishops
23 Dec42.9AppointedGeorge Cosmas Zumaire LunguBishop of Chipata, Zambia
27 Dec43.5AppointedIsabelo Caiban AbarquezAuxiliary Bishop of Cebu, PhilippinesBishop of Calbayog, Philippines
43.5AppointedIsabelo Caiban AbarquezTitular Bishop of TalaptulaBishop of Calbayog, Philippines
52.8AppointedPatricio Abella Buzon, S.D.B.Bishop of Kabankalan, Philippines
75.5RetiredAntonio Arellano DuránBishop of San Carlos de VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
60.4AppointedJoaquín José Morón HidalgoBishop of Acarigua-Araure, Venezuela
45.3AppointedJesús Tomás Zárraga ColmenaresBishop of San Carlos de Venezuela
28 Dec63.9AppointedNicola de Angelis, C.F.I.C.Bishop of Peterborough, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus
73.5ResignedJames Leonard DoyleBishop of Peterborough, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus
30 Dec62.4AppointedGiancarlo VecerricaBishop of Fabriano-Matelica, Italy
31 Dec75.5RetiredJoseph Martin SartorisAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus

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