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The Year of Our Lord 2005

Bishop Events

January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown56.4IncardinatedPaul Sueo HamaguchiPriest of Takamatsu, JapanBishop of Oita, Japan
2 Jan85.5DiedManuel GuiraoBishop Emeritus of Santiago del Estero, Argentina
76.7DiedFrancis Keiichi Sato, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Niigata, Japan
3 Jan80.9DiedAlberto GiglioliBishop Emeritus of Montepulciano-Chiusi-Pienza, Italy
71.9DiedMarc LeclercAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Québec, Canada
76.5AppointedElio SgrecciaPresident of the Pontifical Academy for LifeCardinal, President Emeritus
4 Jan49.4AppointedFaustino Armendáriz JiménezBishop of Matamoros, Tamaulipas, MéxicoBishop of Querétaro, México
57.7AppointedRafael Sandoval Sandoval, M.N.M.Bishop of Tarahumara, Chihuahua, México
5 Jan62.7Ordained BishopRonald Paul HerzogBishop of Alexandria, Louisiana, USA
52.6AppointedJoseph Thomas KonnathAuxiliary Bishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankarese), IndiaBishop of Battery (Bathery) (Syro-Malankarese), India
52.6AppointedJoseph Thomas KonnathTitular Bishop of SicilibbaBishop of Battery (Bathery) (Syro-Malankarese), India
8 Jan45.7Ordained BishopEnrique Benavent VidalTitular Bishop of RotdonBishop of Tortosa, Spain
49.1Ordained BishopFrancesco MarinoBishop of Avellino, Italy
70.7DiedYacoub Denha ScherArchbishop of Arbil {Erbil} (Chaldean), Iraq
9 Jan54.9Ordained BishopDemetrio Fernández GonzálezBishop of Tarazona, SpainBishop of Córdoba, Spain
10 Jan75.2RetiredAngelo MascheroniAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
76.6DiedJan Pieter Schotte, C.I.C.M. †Cardinal, President of the Labour Office of the Apostolic See
11 Jan55.6ResignedFernando Armindo Lugo Méndez, S.V.D.Bishop of San Pedro, Paraguay
60.4ResignedNicholas James SamraAuxiliary Bishop of Newton (Our Lady of the Annunciation in Boston) (Melkite Greek), USABishop
12 Jan56.1AppointedAntônio Augusto Dias DuarteAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
56.1AppointedAntônio Augusto Dias DuarteTitular Bishop of TuscamiaAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
47.9AppointedEdney Gouvêa MattosoAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, BrazilBishop of Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
47.9AppointedEdney Gouvêa MattosoTitular Bishop of TunnunaBishop of Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
46.0AppointedJosafá Menezes da SilvaAuxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia, BrazilBishop of Barreiras, Bahia, Brazil
46.0AppointedJosafá Menezes da SilvaTitular Bishop of Gummi in ByzacenaBishop of Barreiras, Bahia, Brazil
59.1AppointedJoão Carlos PetriniAuxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia, BrazilBishop of Camaçari, Bahia, Brazil
59.1AppointedJoão Carlos PetriniTitular Bishop of AugurusBishop of Camaçari, Bahia, Brazil
13 Jan61.4InstalledFrederick Francis CampbellBishop of Columbus, Ohio, USA
14 Jan59.8AppointedAlain Paul Charles LebeaupinApostolic Nuncio to KenyaApostolic Nuncio to European Union
49.1InstalledFrancesco MarinoBishop of Avellino, Italy
15 Jan75.4RetiredMatthias Joseph IsujaBishop of Dodoma, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
73.4ResignedJames Patrick KeleherArchbishop of Kansas City in Kansas, USAArchbishop Emeritus
55.6SucceededJoseph Fred NaumannArchbishop of Kansas City in Kansas, USA
50.9AppointedJude Thadaeus Ruwa’ichi, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Dodoma, TanzaniaArchbishop of Mwanza, Tanzania
60.2AppointedLeopoldo Sumaylo TumulakBishop of Philippines, Military
16 Jan70.4DiedPaul KaratasArchbishop of Diarbekir (Amida) (Chaldean), Turkey
48.3Ordained BishopFrançois-Xavier Maroy RusengoTitular Bishop of Thucca in MauretaniaArchbishop of Bukavu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
48.2Ordained BishopLuigi Ernesto PallettiTitular Bishop of FundiBishop of La Spezia-Sarzana-Brugnato, Italy
17 Jan57.1InstalledWilton Daniel GregoryArchbishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
56.6AppointedHubert Marie Michel Marcel HerbreteauBishop of Agen, France
46.6AppointedWarnakulasurya Wadumestrige Devasritha Valence MendisCoadjutor Bishop of Chilaw, Sri LankaBishop
18 Jan78.8DiedLuigi Zanzottera, O.S.I. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Huaraz, Peru
19 Jan76.7DiedRicardo Antonio Suriñach CarrerasBishop Emeritus of Ponce, Puerto Rico
21 Jan53.3Ordained BishopCornelius SimTitular Bishop of Putia in NumidiaVicar Apostolic of Brunei, Brunei Darussalam
22 Jan61.5SucceededBenvenuto Italo CastellaniArchbishop of Lucca, Italy
62.1AppointedHenryk Hoser, S.A.C.Official of the Congregation for the Evangelization of PeoplesBishop of Warszawa-Praga, Poland
62.1AppointedHenryk Hoser, S.A.C.Titular Archbishop of TepeltaBishop of Warszawa-Praga, Poland
56.2Ordained BishopMario Alberto Molina Palma, O.A.R.Bishop of Quiché, GuatemalaArchbishop of Los Altos Quetzaltenango-Totonicapán, Guatemala
39.7Ordained BishopRené Sócrates Sándigo JirónBishop of Juigalpa, Nicaragua
49.6AppointedVicente Juan SeguraBishop of Ibiza, Spain
75.0RetiredBruno TommasiArchbishop of Lucca, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
24 Jan47.3AppointedRyszard KasynaAuxiliary Bishop of Gdańsk, PolandBishop of Pelplin, Poland
47.3AppointedRyszard KasynaTitular Bishop of DicesBishop of Pelplin, Poland
77.1RetiredZygmunt Józef PawłowiczAuxiliary Bishop of Gdańsk, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
25 Jan56.1InstalledSofronio Aguirre Bancud, S.S.S.Bishop of Cabanatuan, Philippines
54.3AppointedOscar CantoniBishop of Crema, Italy
70.4AppointedPatrick CoveneyApostolic Nuncio to GreeceApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
75.3RetiredGeorge Edward RuegerAuxiliary Bishop of Worcester, Massachusetts, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
75.1RetiredPaul Fouad Naïm TabetApostolic Nuncio to GreeceApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
26 Jan44.7Ordained BishopReynaldo Gonda EvangelistaBishop of Boac, PhilippinesBishop of Imus, Philippines
28 Jan50.7AppointedMichael Owen JackelsBishop of Wichita, Kansas, USAArchbishop of Dubuque, Iowa, USA
29 Jan63.4Ordained BishopMario CeccobelliBishop of Gubbio, Italy
92.1DiedJean HengenArchbishop Emeritus of Luxembourg
86.4DiedKarl Heinz JacobyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Trier, Germany
67.0Ordained BishopLuciano Nervi, S.M.M. †Bishop of Mangochi, Malawi
30 Jan65.7Ordained BishopWilhelmus Adrianus Josephus Maria de BekkerBishop of Paramaribo, Suriname, AntillesBishop Emeritus
61.9Ordained BishopSegismundo Martínez Álvarez, S.D.B.Bishop of Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
49.9Ordained BishopCastor Paul MsemwaCoadjutor Bishop of Tunduru-Masasi, TanzaniaBishop
2 Feb70.8AppointedLuiz Vicente Bernetti, O.A.D.Bishop of Apucarana, Parana, BrazilBishop Emeritus
59.2Ordained BishopPaul Joseph BradleyTitular Bishop of AfufeniaBishop of Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
76.9RetiredPedro Casaldáliga Plá, C.M.F.Prelate of São Félix, Mato Grosso, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
93.9DiedArmand François M. Le Bourgeois, C.I.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Autun (-Châlon-sur-Saône-Mâcon-Cluny), France
68.4Ordained BishopGuido Plante, P.M.E.Coadjutor Bishop of Choluteca, HondurasBishop Emeritus
59.3AppointedValentin Pozaic, S.J.Auxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
59.3AppointedValentin Pozaic, S.J.Titular Bishop of PetinaAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
54.2AppointedLeonardo Ulrich Steiner, O.F.M.Prelate of São Félix, Mato Grosso, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
76.9RetiredDomingos Gabriel Wisniewski, C.M. †Bishop of Apucarana, Parana, BrazilBishop Emeritus
3 Feb101.5DiedCorrado BafileCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
91.4DiedJoseph Anthony De Palma, S.C.I. †Bishop Emeritus of De Aar, South Africa
4 Feb69.6DiedBenito Gennaro FranceschettiArchbishop of Fermo, Italy
58.5AppointedAnacleto Cordeiro Gonçalves de OliveiraAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, PortugalBishop of Viana do Castelo, Portugal
58.5AppointedAnacleto Cordeiro Gonçalves de OliveiraTitular Bishop of Aquae FlaviaeBishop of Viana do Castelo, Portugal
51.4AppointedCarlos Alberto de Pinho Moreira AzevedoAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, PortugalOfficial of the Pontifical Council for Culture
51.4AppointedCarlos Alberto de Pinho Moreira AzevedoTitular Bishop of BelaliOfficial of the Pontifical Council for Culture
5 Feb61.3AppointedAngelo ComastriCardinal, President of the Fabric of St. Peter
61.3AppointedAngelo ComastriCoadjutor Archpriest of the Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano {Saint Peter Basilica}Cardinal, President of the Fabric of St. Peter
61.3RetiredAngelo ComastriPrelate of Loreto, ItalyCardinal, President of the Fabric of St. Peter
43.7Ordained BishopJosé Miguel Gómez RodríguezBishop of Líbano-Honda, Colombia
51.4Ordained BishopKazimierz GurdaTitular Bishop of ChusiraBishop of Siedlce, Poland
75.6AppointedFrancesco MarchisanoPresident of the Labour Office of the Apostolic SeeCardinal, President Emeritus
6 Feb63.4InstalledMario CeccobelliBishop of Gubbio, Italy
60.0Ordained BishopMaurice Marcel GardèsArchbishop of Auch (-Condom-Lectoure-Lombez), France
58.1InstalledFrancis Daw TangBishop of Myitkyina, Myanmar
53.4Ordained BishopCarlos José TisseraBishop of San Francisco, ArgentinaBishop of Quilmes, Argentina
7 Feb63.1ResignedPaul Themba MngomaBishop of Mariannhill, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
8 Feb86.7DiedJackson Berenguer PradoBishop Emeritus of Paulo Afonso, Bahia, Brazil
10 Feb69.4AppointedCyril Baselios Malancharuvil, O.I.C. †Major Archbishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankarese), India
11 Feb77.6RetiredJosé de Jesús Castillo Rentería, M.N.M. †Bishop of Tuxtepec, Oaxaca, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
46.8AppointedFilomeno do Nascimento Vieira DiasBishop of Cabinda, AngolaArchbishop of Luanda, Angola
52.1AppointedJosé Antonio Fernández HurtadoBishop of Tuxtepec, Oaxaca, MéxicoArchbishop of Durango, México
77.2RetiredPaulino Fernandes MadecaBishop of Cabinda, AngolaBishop Emeritus
61.6AppointedPierre-André FournierAuxiliary Bishop of Québec, CanadaArchbishop of Rimouski, Québec, Canada
61.6AppointedPierre-André FournierTitular Bishop of DianaArchbishop of Rimouski, Québec, Canada
46.5AppointedJulio Hernando García PeláezAuxiliary Bishop of Cali, ColombiaBishop of Istmina-Tadó, Colombia
46.5AppointedJulio Hernando García PeláezTitular Bishop of BidaBishop of Istmina-Tadó, Colombia
56.9AppointedGilles LemayAuxiliary Bishop of Québec, CanadaBishop of Amos, Québec, Canada
56.9AppointedGilles LemayTitular Bishop of EgugaBishop of Amos, Québec, Canada
78.4RetiredJean-Marie LustigerArchbishop of Paris, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
62.2AppointedAndré Armand Vingt-TroisCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
12 Feb76.0RetiredEdmundo M. AbayaArchbishop of Nueva Segovia, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
43.8InstalledJosé Miguel Gómez RodríguezBishop of Líbano-Honda, Colombia
50.6AppointedPedro Joaquin Hernández Cantarero, C.M.F.Vicar Apostolic of Darién, Panama
50.6AppointedPedro Joaquin Hernández Cantarero, C.M.F.Titular Bishop of ThabracaVicar Apostolic of Darién, Panama
68.2AppointedErnesto Antolin SalgadoArchbishop of Nueva Segovia, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
42.3AppointedMylo Hubert Claudio VergaraBishop of San Jose, PhilippinesBishop of Pasig, Philippines
13 Feb80.4DiedSaminini ArulappaArchbishop Emeritus of Hyderabad, India
15 Feb53.1InstalledJosé Horacio Gómez VelascoArchbishop of San Antonio, Texas, USAArchbishop of Los Angeles, California, USA
53.6AppointedHarold Anthony PereraBishop of Galle, Sri LankaBishop of Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
16 Feb55.8AppointedEdson de Castro HomemAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
55.8AppointedEdson de Castro HomemTitular Bishop of MutiaAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
89.7DiedAldo Del MonteBishop Emeritus of Novara, Italy
57.8AppointedJaime Vieira RochaBishop of Campina Grande, Paraiba, BrazilArchbishop of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
19 Feb62.7AppointedVirginio Domingo Bressanelli, S.C.I.Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia, ArgentinaBishop of Neuquén, Argentina
49.0AppointedBejoy Nicephorus D’Cruze, O.M.I.Bishop of Khulna, BangladeshBishop of Sylhet, Bangladesh
79.2RetiredMichael Atul D’Rozario, C.S.C.Bishop of Khulna, BangladeshBishop Emeritus
49.9Ordained BishopJames Kazuo KodaTitular Bishop of Synnada in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Tōkyō, Japan
52.7Ordained BishopJoseph Thomas KonnathTitular Bishop of SicilibbaBishop of Battery (Bathery) (Syro-Malankarese), India
64.6AppointedFrançois Xavier Lê Văn HôngAuxiliary Bishop of Huê, Viet NamArchbishop
64.6AppointedFrançois Xavier Lê Văn HôngTitular Bishop of GadiaufalaArchbishop of Huê, Viet Nam
52.4AppointedJoseph Ngô Quang KiêtArchbishop of Hà Nôi, Viet NamArchbishop Emeritus
85.6RetiredPaul Joseph Pham Ðình TungArchbishop of Hà Nôi, Viet NamCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
65.3DiedEfrén Ramos SalazarBishop of Chilpancingo-Chilapa, Guerrero, México
76.6RetiredPedro Luis Ronchino, S.D.B.Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
51.0InstalledJude Thadaeus Ruwa’ichi, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Dodoma, TanzaniaArchbishop of Mwanza, Tanzania
22 Feb52.1AppointedRenato BoccardoSecretary of the Governatorate of Vatican City StateArchbishop of Spoleto-Norcia, Italy
61.4Ordained BishopMichael Joseph BransfieldBishop of Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, USA
75.0RetiredDavid CreminAuxiliary Bishop of Sydney, AustraliaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
65.0AppointedGianni DanziArchbishop (Personal Title) of Loreto, ItalyPrelate
44.7InstalledReynaldo Gonda EvangelistaBishop of Boac, PhilippinesBishop of Imus, Philippines
75.6RetiredPaolo GilletAuxiliary Bishop of Albano, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
37.8AppointedAndrew Jagaye KarnleyApostolic Administrator of Monrovia, LiberiaBishop of Cape Palmas, Liberia
23 Feb49.5Ordained BishopFaustino Armendáriz JiménezBishop of Matamoros, Tamaulipas, MéxicoBishop of Querétaro, México
53.2AppointedGerhard FeigeBishop of Magdeburg, Germany
24 Feb82.5AppointedGilberto AgustoniCardinal-Priest of Santi Urbano e Lorenzo a Prima PortaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Apostolic Signatura
63.4AppointedGiacinto BerlocoApostolic Nuncio to VenezuelaApostolic Nuncio to Belgium
60.6InstalledRobert James CarlsonBishop of Saginaw, Michigan, USAArchbishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
65.0AppointedAndré Pierre Louis DupuyApostolic Nuncio to European CommunityApostolic Nuncio to Netherlands
83.2AppointedCarlo FurnoCardinal-Priest of Sacro Cuore di Cristo ReCardinal, Grand Master Emeritus of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
87.2AppointedLuigi PoggiCardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in LucinaCardinal, Archivist Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archives
26 Feb58.4AppointedGiacomo Guido OttonelloApostolic Nuncio to Ecuador
27 Feb53.4InstalledCarlos José TisseraBishop of San Francisco, ArgentinaBishop of Quilmes, Argentina
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