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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 May87.0DiedRaúl Francisco PrimatestaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Córdoba, Argentina
2 May80.2RetiredBernard AgréArchbishop of Abidjan, Côte d’IvoireCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
60.4AppointedJean-Pierre KutwaCardinal, Archbishop of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
56.1InstalledJose Serofia PalmaArchbishop of Palo, PhilippinesArchbishop of Cebu, Philippines
3 May76.5RetiredJosé Afonso Ribeiro, T.O.R. †Prelate of Borba, Amazonas, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
65.5AppointedAndrea MugioneArchbishop of Benevento, Italy
75.7RetiredGodefroid Mukeng’a Kalond, C.I.C.M.Archbishop of Kananga, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Archbishop Emeritus
63.6AppointedElói Róggia, S.A.C.Prelate of Borba, Amazonas, Brazil
76.0RetiredSerafino SprovieriArchbishop of Benevento, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
6 May77.0RetiredAndrea CassoneArchbishop of Rossano-Cariati, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
46.4Ordained BishopFelix Lian Khen ThangTitular Bishop of FesseëBishop of Kalay, Myanmar
46.1AppointedSanto MarcianòArchbishop of Rossano-Cariati, ItalyArchbishop of Italy, Military
7 May51.9Ordained BishopHeiner KochTitular Bishop of Ros CréBishop of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen), Germany
8 May64.4AppointedLuis Felipe Gallardo Martín del Campo, S.D.B.Bishop of Veracruz, México
51.8AppointedSebastian ThekethecherilBishop of Vijayapuram, India
76.8RetiredPeter ThuruthikonamBishop of Vijayapuram, IndiaBishop Emeritus
9 May97.2DiedCirilo Polidoro Van Vlierberghe, O.F.M. †Prelate Emeritus of Illapel, Chile
10 May76.0RetiredAlbano Bortoletto CavallinArchbishop of Londrina, Parana, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
60.1AppointedOrlando BrandesArchbishop of Londrina, Parana, Brazil
84.4InstalledCarlo FurnoCardinal-Priest of Sant’OnofrioCardinal, Grand Master Emeritus of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
11 May50.4AppointedMartin MunyanyiBishop of Gweru, ZimbabweBishop Emeritus
12 May75.3RetiredBernard Louis Auguste Paul PanafieuArchbishop of Marseille, FranceCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
63.0AppointedGeorges Paul PontierArchbishop of Marseille, France
90.3DiedMetodi Dimitrov Stratiev, A.A. †Apostolic Exarch Emeritus of Sofia (Bulgarian), Bulgaria
13 May51.0AppointedArturo AielloBishop of Teano-Calvi, Italy
49.7AppointedJoseph Chau Ngoc TriBishop of Ðà Nang, Viet Nam
57.4AppointedGaetano Di Pierro, S.C.I.Bishop of Moramanga, Madagascar
75.9RetiredPaul Nguyên Binh Tinh, P.S.S.Bishop of Ðà Nang, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
56.5InstalledGerardo RocconiBishop of Jesi, Italy
71.6InstalledFranc 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
55.5AppointedVíctor René Rodríguez GómezAuxiliary Bishop of Texcoco, México, MéxicoBishop of Valle de Chalco, México, México
55.5AppointedVíctor René Rodríguez GómezTitular Bishop of TiburniaBishop of Valle de Chalco, México, México
14 May43.2Ordained BishopStephan AckermannTitular Bishop of Sozopolis in HaemimontoBishop of Trier, Germany
64.3Ordained BishopRobert Patrick Ellison, C.S.Sp.Bishop of Banjul, Gambia
15 May59.1InstalledRichard Gerard LennonBishop of Cleveland, Ohio, USA
46.9AppointedBaselios Cleemis (Isaac) ThottunkalArchbishop of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankarese), IndiaCardinal, Major Archbishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankarese), India
16 May57.5Ordained BishopRodolfo Fontiveros BeltranTitular Bishop of BuffadaBishop of San Fernando de La Union, Philippines
65.0AppointedPablo Jaime Galimberti di VietriBishop of Salto, Uruguay
75.8RetiredDaniel Gil Zorrilla, S.J. †Bishop of Salto, UruguayBishop Emeritus
74.9RetiredJoseph Leopold ImeschBishop of Joliet in Illinois, USABishop Emeritus
75.9RetiredTheodore Edgar McCarrickArchbishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
53.9AppointedJames Peter SartainBishop of Joliet in Illinois, USAArchbishop of Seattle, Washington, USA
65.5AppointedDonald William WuerlCardinal, Archbishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
17 May77.4DiedRaffaello FunghiniDean Emeritus of the Roman Rota
68.2ResignedJoseph Nguyên Tich DucBishop of Ban Mê Thuôt, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
67.5AppointedFrancisco Polti SantillánBishop of Santiago del Estero, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
19 May52.4Ordained BishopEduardo Eliseo MartínBishop of Villa de la Concepción del Río Cuarto, ArgentinaArchbishop of Rosario, Argentina
20 May45.9AppointedCarlos Briseño Arch, O.A.R.Auxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
45.9AppointedCarlos Briseño Arch, O.A.R.Titular Bishop of TrecalaeAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
50.1Ordained BishopJohannes BündgensTitular Bishop of Árd CarnaAuxiliary Bishop of Aachen, Germany
70.1AppointedIvan DiasPrefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of PeoplesCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
75.7RetiredMichele GiordanoArchbishop of Napoli {Naples}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
48.6Ordained BishopRaúl MartínTitular Bishop of TroynaBishop of Santa Rosa, Argentina
63.0AppointedCrescenzio SepeCardinal-Priest of Dio Padre misericordiosoCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
63.0AppointedCrescenzio SepeCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
76.6DiedOscar Serfilippi, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop Emeritus of Jesi, Italy
21 May60.6InstalledAntonio Cañizares LloveraCardinal-Priest of San PancrazioCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
63.4InstalledAnton Stres, C.M.Bishop of Celje, SloveniaArchbishop Emeritus of Ljubljana, Slovenia
23 May58.7AppointedOscar Armando Campos ContrerasAuxiliary Bishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, MéxicoBishop of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, México
58.7AppointedOscar Armando Campos ContrerasTitular Bishop of SummaBishop of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, México
52.7Ordained BishopFrancisco Montecillo PadillaTitular Archbishop of NebbioApostolic Nuncio to Tanzania
24 May75.7RetiredJerónimo Tomás Abreu HerreraBishop of Mao-Monte Cristi, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus
76.1RetiredEmilio Bianchi di CárcanoBishop of Azul, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
56.7AppointedDiómedes Antonio Espinal de LeónBishop of Mao-Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic
59.6AppointedÓscar Vicente Ojea QuintanaAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaBishop of San Isidro, Argentina
59.6AppointedÓscar Vicente Ojea QuintanaTitular Bishop of SuelliBishop of San Isidro, Argentina
69.8AppointedRoberto RodríguezBishop of La Rioja, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
54.2AppointedHugo Manuel Salaberry Goyeneche, S.J.Bishop of Azul, Argentina
51.2AppointedBroderick Soncuaco PabilloAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, Philippines
51.2AppointedBroderick Soncuaco PabilloTitular Bishop of SitifisAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, Philippines
43.9AppointedPeter Štumpf, S.D.B.Auxiliary Bishop of Maribor, SloveniaBishop of Murska Sobota, Slovenia
43.9AppointedPeter Štumpf, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of Musti in NumidiaBishop of Murska Sobota, Slovenia
48.9Ordained BishopPaul ToppoBishop of Raigarh, India
25 May53.3Ordained BishopGeorge Beluso RimandoTitular Bishop of VadaAuxiliary Bishop of Davao, Philippines
81.5DiedGerardo de Andrade PonteBishop Emeritus of Patos, Paraiba, Brazil
59.0InstalledVictor KindoBishop of Jashpur, India
27 May47.2AppointedPablo Virgilio Siongco DavidAuxiliary Bishop of San Fernando, Philippines
47.2AppointedPablo Virgilio Siongco DavidTitular Bishop of GuardialfieraAuxiliary Bishop of San Fernando, Philippines
55.5AppointedLajos VargaAuxiliary Bishop of Vác, Hungary
55.5AppointedLajos VargaTitular Bishop of Sicca VeneriaAuxiliary Bishop of Vác, Hungary
28 May52.4InstalledEduardo Eliseo MartínBishop of Villa de la Concepción del Río Cuarto, ArgentinaArchbishop of Rosario, Argentina
66.1InstalledAgostino ValliniCardinal-Deacon of San Pier Damiani ai Monti di San PaoloCardinal, Vicar General of Roma {Rome}, Italy
82.8InstalledAlbert Vanhoye, S.J.Cardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria della Mercede e Sant’Adriano a Villa Albani
30 May75.2RetiredRobert William DonnellyAuxiliary Bishop of Toledo, Ohio, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
75.8DiedMichael Mary O’Shea, O.S.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Ingwavuma, South Africa
76.5RetiredEdmund Michal PiszczArchbishop of Warmia, PolandArchbishop Emeritus
64.6AppointedWojciech ZiembaArchbishop of Warmia, Poland
31 May78.7DiedAmaury CastanhoBishop Emeritus of Jundiaí, Sao Paulo, Brazil
53.5AppointedMário Marquez, O.F.M. Cap.Auxiliary Bishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, BrazilBishop of Joaçaba, Santa Catarina, Brazil
53.5AppointedMário Marquez, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of NasaiBishop of Joaçaba, Santa Catarina, Brazil
75.3RetiredLouis Mbwôl-Mpasi, O.M.I.Bishop of Idiofa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
74.4InstalledJoseph 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
1 Jun48.4AppointedJérôme Daniel BeauAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, France
48.4AppointedJérôme Daniel BeauTitular Bishop of PrivataAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, France
48.7AppointedJean-Yves André Michel NahmiasAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, FranceBishop of Meaux, France
48.7AppointedJean-Yves André Michel NahmiasTitular Bishop of Termae HimeraeBishop of Meaux, France
49.1AppointedBernard UnabaliAuxiliary Bishop of Bougainville, Papua New GuineaBishop
49.1AppointedBernard UnabaliTitular Bishop of CuiculBishop of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea
2 Jun76.2DiedJoseph Hisajiro MatsunagaBishop of Fukuoka, Japan
51.5Ordained BishopNikolaus Messmer, S.J.Titular Bishop of Carmeiano (Cameiano)Apostolic Administrator of Kyrgyzstan
45.2Ordained BishopAthanasius Schneider, O.R.C.Titular Bishop of CelerinaAuxiliary Bishop of Maria Santissima in Astana, Kazakhstan
54.1Ordained BishopDirceu VeginiTitular Bishop of Putia in ByzacenaBishop of Foz do Iguaçu, Parana, Brazil
3 Jun49.2Ordained BishopFernando Natalio Chomalí GaribTitular Bishop of NobaArchbishop of Concepción (Santissima Concezione), Chile
82.8DiedLeo Morris ClarkeBishop Emeritus of Maitland-Newcastle, Australia
58.6AppointedPius Mlungisi DlungwanaBishop of Mariannhill, South Africa
62.6AppointedMosè MarciaAuxiliary Bishop of Cagliari, ItalyBishop of Nuoro, Italy
62.6AppointedMosè MarciaTitular Bishop of VardimissaBishop of Nuoro, Italy
4 Jun65.0InstalledLuigi ContiArchbishop of Fermo, Italy
6 Jun47.2AppointedFrank Joseph CaggianoAuxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn, New York, USABishop of Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
47.2AppointedFrank Joseph CaggianoTitular Bishop of Inis CathaigBishop of Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
60.9AppointedOctavio CisnerosAuxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn, New York, USA
60.9AppointedOctavio CisnerosTitular Bishop of Eanach DúinAuxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn, New York, USA
48.2AppointedJan Geerits, S.D.S.Apostolic Administrator of ComoresApostolic Administrator Emeritus
71.7AppointedGuy A. SansaricqAuxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
71.7AppointedGuy A. SansaricqTitular Bishop of GlenndálochaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Brooklyn, New York, USA
56.0ResignedJan Szpilka, S.D.S.Apostolic Administrator of ComoresApostolic Administrator Emeritus
7 Jun68.1AppointedOsvino José BothArchbishop of Brazil, Military
48.7AppointedSegundo René Coba GalarzaAuxiliary Bishop of Quito, EcuadorBishop of Ecuador, Military
48.7AppointedSegundo René Coba GalarzaTitular Bishop of Vegesela in ByzacenaBishop of Ecuador, Military
44.0AppointedVincente Danilo Echeverría VerdesotoAuxiliary Bishop of Quito, Ecuador
44.0AppointedVincente Danilo Echeverría VerdesotoTitular Bishop of ThibuzabetumAuxiliary Bishop of Quito, Ecuador
41.6AppointedGregório (Leozírio) Paixão Neto, O.S.B.Auxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia, BrazilBishop of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
41.6AppointedGregório (Leozírio) Paixão Neto, O.S.B.Titular Bishop of FicusBishop of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
8 Jun49.0AppointedMichael Francis BurbidgeBishop of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
76.2RetiredFrancis Joseph GossmanBishop of Raleigh, North Carolina, USABishop Emeritus
47.0AppointedDaniel Edward ThomasAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
47.0AppointedDaniel Edward ThomasTitular Bishop of BardstownAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
10 Jun52.8SucceededGuy André Marie de Kérimel, Comm. l'Emm.Bishop of Grenoble, FranceBishop of Grenoble-Vienne, France
74.6RetiredLouis Jean DufauxBishop of Grenoble, FranceBishop Emeritus
57.1ResignedÓscar González VillaBishop-Elect of Girardota, ColombiaFormer Bishop-Elect
55.9SelectedSamir NassarArchbishop of Damas (Maronite), Syria
57.3AppointedAníbal Nieto Guerra, O.C.D.Auxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil, EcuadorBishop of San Jacinto de Yaguachi, Ecuador
57.3AppointedAníbal Nieto Guerra, O.C.D.Titular Bishop of TuscaniaBishop of San Jacinto de Yaguachi, Ecuador
38.9AppointedMarcos Aurelio Pérez CaicedoAuxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil, EcuadorBishop of Babahoyo, Ecuador
38.9AppointedMarcos Aurelio Pérez CaicedoTitular Bishop of Traiectum ad MosamBishop of Babahoyo, Ecuador
55.5AppointedIlídio Pinto LeandroBishop of Viseu, Portugal
47.0InstalledBaselios Cleemis (Isaac) ThottunkalArchbishop of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankarese), IndiaCardinal, Major Archbishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankarese), India
11 Jun63.1InstalledGeorges Paul PontierArchbishop of Marseille, France
64.7InstalledWojciech ZiembaArchbishop of Warmia, Poland
12 Jun76.9DiedJames Stephen SullivanBishop Emeritus of Fargo, North Dakota, USA
14 Jun46.5AppointedAntoni DziemiankoApostolic Administrator of Minsk-Mohilev, BelarusBishop of Pinsk, Belarus
87.6DiedLéonard Pétion LarocheBishop Emeritus of Hinche, Haïti
91.6RetiredKazimierz ŚwiątekArchbishop of Minsk-Mohilev, BelarusCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
16 Jun96.5DiedRoland Huot, S.S.S. †Superior General Emeritus of Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament
17 Jun46.0Ordained BishopCarlos Briseño Arch, O.A.R.Titular Bishop of TrecalaeAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
51.8AppointedCarlos Enrique García CamaderBishop of Lurín, Peru
53.3Ordained BishopLeopoldo GirelliTitular Archbishop of CapreaeApostolic Nuncio to Singapore
75.2RetiredJosé Ramón Gurruchaga Ezama, S.D.B.Bishop of Lurín, PeruBishop Emeritus
18 Jun60.0Ordained BishopBruno GruaBishop of Saint-Flour, France
60.5InstalledJean-Pierre KutwaCardinal, Archbishop of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
49.8InstalledFrançois-Xavier Maroy RusengoArchbishop of Bukavu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
50.8InstalledJosé Mauro Pereira Bastos, C.P. †Bishop of Guaxupé, Minas Gerais, Brazil
19 Jun75.8RetiredFrancis Patrick CarrollArchbishop of Canberra-Goulburn, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus
57.7AppointedMark Benedict ColeridgeArchbishop of Canberra-Goulburn, AustraliaArchbishop of Brisbane, Australia
72.0AppointedEugenio SbarbaroApostolic Nuncio to SerbiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
20 Jun75.8RetiredEndre GyulayBishop of Szeged-Csanád, HungaryBishop Emeritus
51.2AppointedLászló Kiss-RigóBishop of Szeged-Csanád, Hungary
76.3RetiredIstván KonkolyBishop of Szombathely, HungaryBishop Emeritus
89.0DiedSalvatore SorrentinoBishop Emeritus of Pozzuoli, Italy
46.6AppointedAndrás VeresBishop of Szombathely, Hungary
21 Jun46.2Ordained BishopSanto MarcianòArchbishop of Rossano-Cariati, ItalyArchbishop of Italy, Military
22 Jun65.6InstalledDonald William WuerlCardinal, Archbishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
23 Jun56.8Ordained BishopGianfranco De LucaBishop of Termoli-Larino, Italy
24 Jun46.9Ordained BishopDarwin Rudy Andino Ramírez, C.R.S.Titular Bishop of HortaBishop of Santa Rosa de Copán, Honduras
68.1InstalledCarlo CaffarraCardinal-Priest of San Giovanni Battista dei FiorentiniCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
58.2Ordained BishopRaphaël Kusiélé DabiréBishop of Diébougou, Burkina Faso
47.8Ordained BishopJohn Baptist Lee Keh-mienBishop of Hsinchu, Taiwan
44.6AppointedJosé Ignacio Munilla AguirreBishop of Palencia, SpainBishop of San Sebastián, Spain
75.0RetiredRudolf MüllerBishop of Görlitz, GermanyBishop Emeritus
55.0AppointedMichele SecciaBishop of Teramo-Atri, Italy
25 Jun53.3Ordained BishopFrancis Assisi ChullikattTitular Archbishop of OstraApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to United Nations
64.3Ordained BishopIgnazio SannaArchbishop of Oristano, Italy
50.9Ordained BishopMarjan TurnšekBishop of Murska Sobota, SloveniaArchbishop Emeritus of Maribor, Slovenia
27 Jun61.4Ordained BishopPhilip Banchong Chaiyara, C.SS.R.Bishop of Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
54.1InstalledJames Peter SartainBishop of Joliet in Illinois, USAArchbishop of Seattle, Washington, USA
28 Jun54.5AppointedJacques André BlaquartAuxiliary Bishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), FranceBishop of Orléans, France
54.5AppointedJacques André BlaquartTitular Bishop of YpresBishop of Orléans, France
75.9RetiredPierre Jacques Joatton, Ist. del Prado †Bishop of Saint-Etienne, FranceBishop Emeritus
64.7AppointedBarry Philip JonesCoadjutor Bishop of Christchurch, New ZealandBishop
48.7AppointedDominique Julien Claude Marie LebrunBishop of Saint-Etienne, France
29 Jun65.6DiedMykhajlo Sabryha, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Ternopil-Zboriv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
30 Jun51.1Ordained BishopArturo AielloBishop of Teano-Calvi, Italy
52.6AppointedAmalraj ArulappanBishop of Ootacamund, India
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