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The Year of Our Lord 2006

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Mar60.6AppointedDenis BrennanBishop of Ferns, Ireland
59.7ResignedJulien Mawule KoutoBishop of Atakpamé, TogoBishop Emeritus
48.3AppointedRaúl MartínAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaBishop of Santa Rosa, Argentina
48.3AppointedRaúl MartínTitular Bishop of TroynaBishop of Santa Rosa, Argentina
2 Mar42.9AppointedJaroslav Pryriz, C.SS.R.Titular Bishop of AuziaBishop of Sambir-Drohobych (Ukrainian), Ukraine
42.9ConfirmedJaroslav Pryriz, C.SS.R.Auxiliary Bishop of Sambir-Drohobych (Ukrainian), UkraineBishop
3 Mar46.1AppointedFelix Lian Khen ThangAuxiliary Bishop of Hakha, MyanmarBishop of Kalay, Myanmar
46.1AppointedFelix Lian Khen ThangTitular Bishop of FesseëBishop of Kalay, Myanmar
4 Mar51.0AppointedBernardo Miguel Bastres Florence, S.D.B.Bishop of Punta Arenas, Chile
53.0AppointedGeorge Beluso RimandoAuxiliary Bishop of Davao, Philippines
53.0AppointedGeorge Beluso RimandoTitular Bishop of VadaAuxiliary Bishop of Davao, Philippines
46.3Ordained BishopTadeusz BronakowskiTitular Bishop of Tigisi in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Łomża, Poland
70.8RetiredTomás Osvaldo González Morales, S.D.B.Bishop of Punta Arenas, ChileBishop Emeritus
61.1Ordained BishopMartin Tetsuo HiragaBishop of Sendai, Japan
62.9AppointedAntonio Javellana Ledesma, S.J.Archbishop of Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
75.6RetiredJesus B. TuquibArchbishop of Cagayan de Oro, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
5 Mar46.4Ordained BishopGiuseppe (José) Negri, P.I.M.E.Titular Bishop of PuppiCoadjutor Bishop of Santo Amaro, Sao Paulo, Brazil
87.5DiedJohn Joseph PaulBishop Emeritus of La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA
78.8DiedDonato SquicciariniApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Austria
8 Mar75.5DiedRamón Artemio StaffolaniBishop Emeritus of Villa de la Concepción del Río Cuarto, Argentina
10 Mar88.4DiedJean HermilBishop Emeritus of Viviers, France
59.5Ordained BishopGuillermo Orozco MontoyaBishop of San José del Guaviare, ColombiaBishop of Girardota, Colombia
11 Mar48.6Ordained BishopNicolas GirasoliTitular Archbishop of Egnazia AppulaApostolic Nuncio to Antigua and Barbuda, Antilles
76.0RetiredStephen Fumio HamaoPresident of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant PeopleCardinal, President Emeritus
51.0InstalledJorge Eduardo LozanoBishop of Gualeguaychú, Argentina
73.3AppointedRenato Raffaele MartinoPresident of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant PeopleCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
75.5AppointedPaul Joseph Jean PoupardPresident of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious DialogueCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Culture
12 Mar58.1InstalledJohn Thomas KattrukudiyilBishop of Itanagar, India
61.2Ordained BishopBenedetto TuziaTitular Bishop of NepetaBishop of Orvieto-Todi, Italy
14 Mar42.9AppointedStephan AckermannAuxiliary Bishop of Trier, GermanyBishop
42.9AppointedStephan AckermannTitular Bishop of Sozopolis in HaemimontoBishop of Trier, Germany
70.9DiedJoão José Burke, O.F.M. †Bishop of Miracema do Tocantins, Tocatins, Brazil
75.2DiedMario Epifanio Abdallah MgulundeArchbishop of Tabora, Tanzania
74.4RetiredLeo SchwarzAuxiliary Bishop of Trier, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
15 Mar49.9AppointedJohannes BündgensAuxiliary Bishop of Aachen, Germany
49.9AppointedJohannes BündgensTitular Bishop of Árd CarnaAuxiliary Bishop of Aachen, Germany
86.6DiedJosé Gabriel Calderón ContrerasBishop Emeritus of Cartago, Colombia
71.0AppointedKévork Khazoumian, I.C.P.B.Coadjutor Archbishop of Istanbul (Armenian), TurkeyCoadjutor Archbishop Emeritus
75.5RetiredKarl RegerAuxiliary Bishop of Aachen, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
53.9AppointedDirceu VeginiAuxiliary Bishop of Curitiba, Parana, BrazilBishop of Foz do Iguaçu, Parana, Brazil
53.9AppointedDirceu VeginiTitular Bishop of Putia in ByzacenaBishop of Foz do Iguaçu, Parana, Brazil
16 Mar84.0DiedAndré Nguyên Van NamBishop Emeritus of My Tho, Viet Nam
82.3DiedRomeo Panciroli, M.C.C.I. †Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Iran
17 Mar55.8Ordained BishopRemídio José BohnTitular Bishop of Uchi MaiusBishop of Cachoeira do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
49.1Ordained BishopJosé Luiz Ferreira Salles, C.SS.R.Titular Bishop of Tipasa in NumidiaBishop of Pesqueira, Pernambuco, Brazil
51.7AppointedHeiner KochAuxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyBishop of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen), Germany
51.7AppointedHeiner KochTitular Bishop of Ros CréBishop of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen), Germany
62.5Ordained BishopAlessandro Carmelo Ruffinoni, C.S.Titular Bishop of Furnos MaiorBishop of Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
18 Mar57.3AppointedRodolfo Fontiveros BeltranVicar Apostolic of Bontoc-Lagawe, PhilippinesBishop of San Fernando de La Union, Philippines
57.3AppointedRodolfo Fontiveros BeltranTitular Bishop of BuffadaBishop of San Fernando de La Union, Philippines
76.0RetiredPedro Rosales DeanArchbishop of Palo, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
42.8ResignedAleksandr Kan, S.J.Superior of KyrgyzstanSuperior Emeritus
51.2AppointedNikolaus Messmer, S.J.Apostolic Administrator of Kyrgyzstan
51.2AppointedNikolaus Messmer, S.J.Titular Bishop of Carmeiano (Cameiano)Apostolic Administrator of Kyrgyzstan
59.8InstalledJosé Luis MollaghanArchbishop of Rosario, ArgentinaOfficial of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
55.9AppointedJose Serofia PalmaArchbishop of Palo, PhilippinesArchbishop of Cebu, Philippines
20 Mar56.3AppointedGerardo RocconiBishop of Jesi, Italy
76.4RetiredOscar Serfilippi, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Jesi, ItalyBishop Emeritus
22 Mar48.7Ordained BishopGary Michael GordonBishop of Whitehorse, Yukon, CanadaBishop of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
77.9DiedDecio Lucio GrandoniBishop Emeritus of Orvieto-Todi, Italy
23 Mar54.0IncardinatedEmmanuel KerkettaPriest of Jashpur, IndiaBishop
58.8AppointedVictor KindoBishop of Jashpur, India
48.7AppointedPaul ToppoBishop of Raigarh, India
24 Mar59.9Ordained BishopGeorges Michel BakarTitular Archbishop of Pelusium dei Greco-MelkitiProtosyncellus of Egypt, Sudan, and South Sudan (Melkite Greek)
67.8AppointedCarlo CaffarraCardinal-Priest of San Giovanni Battista dei FiorentiniCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
67.8Elevated to CardinalCarlo CaffarraCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
60.4AppointedAntonio Cañizares LloveraCardinal-Priest of San PancrazioCardinal, Archbishop of Valencia, Spain
60.4Elevated to CardinalAntonio Cañizares LloveraCardinal, Archbishop of Valencia, Spain
74.2AppointedNicholas Cheong Jin-SukCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria Immacolata di Lourdes a BocceaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Seoul, Korea (South)
74.2Elevated to CardinalNicholas Cheong Jin-SukCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Seoul, Korea (South)
80.5AppointedAndrea Cordero Lanza di MontezemoloCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Portico (Campitelli)Cardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
80.5Elevated to CardinalAndrea Cordero Lanza di MontezemoloCardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
87.8AppointedPeter Poreku DeryCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Elena fuori Porta PrenestinaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Tamale, Ghana
87.8Elevated to CardinalPeter Poreku DeryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Tamale, Ghana
66.9AppointedStanisław DziwiszCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria del PopoloCardinal, Archbishop of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
66.9Elevated to CardinalStanisław DziwiszCardinal, Archbishop of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
69.7AppointedWilliam Joseph LevadaCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in DomnicaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
69.7Elevated to CardinalWilliam Joseph LevadaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
61.7AppointedSean Patrick O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap.Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria della VittoriaCardinal, Archbishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
61.7Elevated to CardinalSean Patrick O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap.Cardinal, Archbishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
61.4AppointedJean-Pierre Bernard RicardCardinal-Priest of Sant’AgostinoCardinal, Archbishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
61.4Elevated to CardinalJean-Pierre Bernard RicardCardinal, Archbishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
71.5AppointedFranc Rodé, C.M.Cardinal-Deacon of San Francesco Saverio alla GarbatellaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
71.5Elevated to CardinalFranc Rodé, C.M.Cardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
73.6AppointedGaudencio Borbon RosalesCardinal-Priest of Santissimo Nome di Maria in Via LatinaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Manila, Philippines
73.6Elevated to CardinalGaudencio Borbon RosalesCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Manila, Philippines
63.5AppointedJorge Liberato Urosa SavinoCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria ai MontiCardinal, Archbishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
63.5Elevated to CardinalJorge Liberato Urosa SavinoCardinal, Archbishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
65.9AppointedAgostino ValliniCardinal-Deacon of San Pier Damiani ai Monti di San PaoloCardinal, Vicar General of Roma {Rome}, Italy
65.9Elevated to CardinalAgostino ValliniCardinal, Vicar General of Roma {Rome}, Italy
82.6AppointedAlbert Vanhoye, S.J.Cardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria della Mercede e Sant’Adriano a Villa Albani
82.6Elevated to CardinalAlbert Vanhoye, S.J.Cardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria della Mercede e Sant’Adriano a Villa Albani
74.1AppointedJoseph Zen Ze-kiun, S.D.B.Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria Madre del Redentore a Tor Bella MonacaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
74.1Elevated to CardinalJoseph Zen Ze-kiun, S.D.B.Cardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
25 Mar54.7AppointedCharles Daniel BalvoApostolic Nuncio to Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania)Apostolic Nuncio to Kenya
61.1AppointedPhilip Banchong Chaiyara, C.SS.R.Bishop of Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
76.9RetiredMichael Bunluen MansapBishop of Ubon Ratchathani, ThailandBishop Emeritus
64.6Ordained BishopAnthony ChirayathBishop of Sagar (Syro-Malabarese), India
60.0Ordained BishopWilliam D’Souza, S.J.Bishop of Buxar, IndiaArchbishop of Patna, India
52.9AppointedElenito de los Reyes GalidoBishop of Iligan, Philippines
59.8Ordained BishopAndré GazailleTitular Bishop of VagaBishop of Nicolet, Québec, Canada
61.7Ordained BishopLionel Gendron, P.S.S.Titular Bishop of TagaseBishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Québec, Canada
76.6RetiredAlberto Jara FranzoyBishop of Chillán, ChileBishop Emeritus
58.9SucceededSylvain Lavoie, O.M.I.Archbishop of Keewatin-Le Pas, Manitoba, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
46.2Ordained BishopJoaquim Giovanni Mol GuimarãesTitular Bishop of GaltelliAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
47.6AppointedCarlos Eduardo Pellegrín Barrera, S.V.D.Bishop of Chillán, Chile
50.9Ordained BishopAloísio Jorge Pena VitralTitular Bishop of Thubursicum-BureBishop of Teófilo Otoni, Minas Gerais, Brazil
50.9Ordained BishopBenjamin Marc Balthason Ramaroson, C.M.Bishop of Farafangana, MadagascarArchbishop of Antsiranana, Madagascar
71.4RetiredPeter Alfred Sutton, O.M.I.Archbishop of Keewatin-Le Pas, Manitoba, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
50.0Ordained BishopPierre-Célestin Tshitoko MambaBishop of Luebo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
26 Mar69.7InstalledWilliam Joseph LevadaCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in DomnicaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
59.1Ordained BishopSmaragde MbonyintegeBishop of Kabgayi, Rwanda
27 Mar86.1RetiredStéphanos II (Andraos) Ghattas, C.M. †Patriarch of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), EgyptCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus
86.1RetiredStéphanos II (Andraos) Ghattas, C.M. †Bishop of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), EgyptCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt
48.0Ordained BishopRoberto Calara MallariTitular Bishop of ErdoniaBishop of San Jose, Philippines
28 Mar87.8InstalledPeter Poreku DeryCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Elena fuori Porta PrenestinaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Tamale, Ghana
30 Mar64.1Ordained BishopFrancisco Javier Del Río SendinoBishop of Tarija, Bolivia
51.8Ordained BishopPeter MachadoBishop of Belgaum, India
94.1DiedJoseph Merhi, M.L. †Bishop Emeritus of Le Caire {Cairo} (Maronite), Egypt
71.0AppointedAntonios NaguibPatriarch of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), EgyptCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus
71.0AppointedAntonios NaguibBishop of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), EgyptCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt
31 Mar59.7AppointedBruno GruaBishop of Saint-Flour, France
55.7Ordained BishopMarlo Mendoza PeraltaCoadjutor Bishop of Alaminos, PhilippinesArchbishop of Nueva Segovia, Philippines
58.1AppointedAdolfo Tito YllanaApostolic Nuncio to PakistanApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Democratic Republic of
1 Apr46.6AppointedDarwin Rudy Andino Ramírez, C.R.S.Auxiliary Bishop of Tegucigalpa, HondurasBishop of Santa Rosa de Copán, Honduras
46.6AppointedDarwin Rudy Andino Ramírez, C.R.S.Titular Bishop of HortaBishop of Santa Rosa de Copán, Honduras
54.7AppointedCharles Daniel BalvoApostolic Nuncio to Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)Apostolic Nuncio to Kenya
43.4Ordained BishopVíctor Manuel Ochoa CadavidTitular Bishop of San LeoneBishop of Málaga-Soatá, Colombia
52.5AppointedFrancisco Montecillo PadillaTitular Archbishop of NebbioApostolic Nuncio to Tanzania
52.5AppointedFrancisco Montecillo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to Papua New GuineaApostolic Nuncio to Tanzania
52.5AppointedFrancisco Montecillo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to Solomon IslandsApostolic Nuncio to Tanzania
2 Apr59.2Ordained BishopVincent KympatBishop of Jowai, India
50.2Ordained BishopVictor LyngdohBishop of Nongstoin, India
3 Apr57.9AppointedDer Raphaël Dabiré KusiéléBishop of Diébougou, Burkina Faso
75.5RetiredJean-Baptiste Kpiéle SoméBishop of Diébougou, Burkina FasoBishop Emeritus
4 Apr59.0AppointedRichard Gerard LennonBishop of Cleveland, Ohio, USA
73.3ResignedAnthony Michael PillaBishop of Cleveland, Ohio, USABishop Emeritus
94.6DiedSebastian ValloppillyBishop Emeritus of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese), India
5 Apr50.7Ordained BishopPaul Alois LakraBishop of Gumla, India
63.9AppointedJoviano de Lima Júnior, S.S.S. †Archbishop of Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
82.4DiedPasquale MacchiPrelate Emeritus of Loreto, Italy
76.2RetiredArnaldo RibeiroArchbishop of Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
6 Apr49.0AppointedFernando Natalio Chomalí GaribAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de ChileArchbishop of Concepción (Santissima Concezione), Chile
49.0AppointedFernando Natalio Chomalí GaribTitular Bishop of NobaArchbishop of Concepción (Santissima Concezione), Chile
60.6DiedLonginus Da CunhaArchbishop of Ende, Indonesia
47.6AppointedJohn Baptist Lee Keh-mienBishop of Hsinchu, Taiwan
67.8AppointedDieter Bernd Scholz, S.J.Bishop of Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe
7 Apr62.4AppointedAndrej GlavanBishop of Novo Mesto, Slovenia
69.5AppointedFranc KrambergerArchbishop of Maribor, SloveniaArchbishop Emeritus
63.3AppointedAnton Stres, C.M.Bishop of Celje, SloveniaArchbishop Emeritus of Ljubljana, Slovenia
50.7AppointedMarjan TurnšekBishop of Murska Sobota, SloveniaArchbishop Emeritus of Maribor, Slovenia
8 Apr50.1AppointedRamón Castro CastroBishop of Campeche, MéxicoBishop of Cuernavaca, Morelos, México
51.5AppointedBenoît Marie Pascal RivièreBishop of Autun (-Châlon-sur-Saône-Mâcon-Cluny), France
45.0AppointedAthanasius Schneider, O.R.C.Auxiliary Bishop of Karaganda, KazakhstanAuxiliary Bishop of Maria Santissima in Astana, Kazakhstan
45.0AppointedAthanasius Schneider, O.R.C.Titular Bishop of CelerinaAuxiliary Bishop of Maria Santissima in Astana, Kazakhstan
76.3RetiredRaymond Gaston Joseph SéguyBishop of Autun (-Châlon-sur-Saône-Mâcon-Cluny), FranceBishop Emeritus
10 Apr81.9DiedCharles Joseph HendersonAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Southwark, England, Great Britain
12 Apr51.3AppointedJoseph Kwaku Afrifah-AgyekumBishop of Koforidua, Ghana
13 Apr64.8AppointedLuigi ContiArchbishop of Fermo, Italy
53.0AppointedLeopoldo GirelliTitular Archbishop of CapreaeApostolic Nuncio to Singapore
53.0AppointedLeopoldo GirelliApostolic Nuncio to IndonesiaApostolic Nuncio to Singapore
15 Apr85.0DiedJosé Méndez AsensioArchbishop Emeritus of Granada, Spain
18 Apr74.2DiedMarcelino Correr, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Carolina, Maranho, Brazil
19 Apr50.8Ordained BishopJohn Barwa, S.V.D.Coadjutor Bishop of Rourkela, IndiaArchbishop of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar, India
76.3RetiredJosé Geraldo Oliveira do Valle, C.S.S.Bishop of Guaxupé, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
50.6AppointedJosé Mauro Pereira Bastos, C.P. †Bishop of Guaxupé, Minas Gerais, Brazil
81.8DiedAndrés María Rubio Garcia, S.D.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Mercedes, Uruguay
20 Apr88.2DiedBasil (Wasyl) Filevich (Felivich)Bishop Emeritus of Saskatoon (Ukrainian), Canada
22 Apr55.3SucceededSolomon Amanchukwu AmatuBishop of Okigwe, Nigeria
51.1Ordained BishopBernardo Miguel Bastres Florence, S.D.B.Bishop of Punta Arenas, Chile
56.6AppointedGianfranco De LucaBishop of Termoli-Larino, Italy
58.9AppointedAntónio Augusto dos Santos MartoBishop of Leiria-Fátima, Portugal
68.4ResignedAnthony Ekezia IlonuBishop of Okigwe, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
64.3ResignedHervé ItouaBishop of Ouesso, CongoBishop Emeritus
48.9AppointedBeatus Kinyaiya, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Mbulu, TanzaniaArchbishop of Dodoma, Tanzania
61.8AppointedYves Maria Monot, C.S.Sp.Apostolic Administrator of Ouesso, CongoBishop
55.3AppointedJosé María Ortega TrinidadPrelate of Juli, Peru
61.0AppointedSebastiano SanguinettiBishop of Tempio-Ampurias, Italy
64.1AppointedIgnazio SannaArchbishop of Oristano, Italy
75.8RetiredSerafim de Sousa Ferreira e SilvaBishop of Leiria-Fátima, PortugalBishop Emeritus
76.8RetiredPier Giuliano TiddiaArchbishop of Oristano, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
61.4Ordained BishopEdmundo Ponziano Valenzuela Mellid, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of UzalisArchbishop of Asunción, Paraguay
23 Apr60.8Ordained BishopDenis BrennanBishop of Ferns, Ireland
48.1Ordained BishopFranz ScharlTitular Bishop of IerafiAuxiliary Bishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
41.7Ordained BishopKay Martin Schmalhausen Panizo, S.C.V.Prelate of Ayaviri, Peru
54.7Ordained BishopVincentius Sensi PotokotaBishop of Maumere, IndonesiaArchbishop of Ende, Indonesia
58.6Ordained BishopClement TirkeyBishop of Jalpaiguri, India
24 Apr56.9AppointedÓscar González VillaBishop of Girardota, ColombiaFormer Bishop-Elect
25 Apr52.2Ordained BishopJosé Colin Mendoza BagaforoTitular Bishop of Vazari-DiddaAuxiliary Bishop of Cotabato, Philippines
56.1AppointedFrank Joseph DewaneCoadjutor Bishop of Venice, Florida, USABishop
49.6Ordained BishopPeter Joseph HundtTitular Bishop of Tarasa in ByzacenaBishop of Corner Brook and Labrador, Newfoundland, Canada
55.4AppointedCasimiro López LlorenteBishop of Segorbe-Castellón de la Plana, Spain
26 Apr69.2AppointedBenedito Beni dos SantosBishop of Lorena, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
54.6AppointedJoão Mamede Filho, O.F.M. Conv.Auxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, BrazilBishop of Umuarama, Parana, Brazil
54.6AppointedJoão Mamede Filho, O.F.M. Conv.Titular Bishop of Aquae Albae in MauretaniaBishop of Umuarama, Parana, Brazil
49.6AppointedFrançois-Xavier Maroy RusengoArchbishop of Bukavu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
27 Apr88.3DiedDominic Joseph Chwane Khumalo, O.M.I. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Durban, South Africa
29 Apr53.1AppointedFrancis Assisi ChullikattTitular Archbishop of OstraApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to United Nations
53.1AppointedFrancis Assisi ChullikattApostolic Nuncio to JordanApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to United Nations
53.1AppointedFrancis Assisi ChullikattApostolic Nuncio to IraqApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to United Nations
51.0Ordained BishopLorenzo GhizzoniTitular Bishop of OttanaArchbishop of Ravenna-Cervia, Italy
47.7Ordained BishopCarlos Eduardo Pellegrín Barrera, S.V.D.Bishop of Chillán, Chile
43.0Ordained BishopJaroslav Pryriz, C.SS.R.Titular Bishop of AuziaBishop of Sambir-Drohobych (Ukrainian), Ukraine
56.4Ordained BishopGerardo RocconiBishop of Jesi, Italy
30 Apr93.6DiedCharles Garrett MaloneyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
74.9InstalledLucian MureşanCardinal, Major Archbishop of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (Romanian), Romania
51.6InstalledBenoît Marie Pascal RivièreBishop of Autun (-Châlon-sur-Saône-Mâcon-Cluny), France
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