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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
33.4Ordained PriestRicardo Basilio Morales Galindo, O. de M.Priest of Order of Our Lady of MercyBishop-Elect of Copiapó, Chile
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, JapanBishop Emeritus
62.9AppointedAntonio Javellana Ledesma, S.J.Archbishop of Cagayan de Oro, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
75.6RetiredJesus Balaso TuquibArchbishop of Cagayan de Oro, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
5 Mar46.4Ordained BishopGiuseppe (José) Negri, P.I.M.E.Titular Bishop of PuppiBishop 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 Peru
76.0RetiredStephen Fumio HamaoPresident of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant PeopleCardinal, President Emeritus
51.0InstalledJorge Eduardo LozanoBishop of Gualeguaychú, ArgentinaArchbishop of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
73.3AppointedRenato Raffaele MartinoPresident of the Pontifical Council for the 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 Emeritus of Orvieto-Todi, Italy
84.6ResignedRaymund Wang Chong LinBishop of Zhaoxian [Chaohsien], ChinaBishop Emeritus
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, 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 Nguyễn Văn NamBishop Emeritus of Mỹ 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}, GermanyArchbishop of Berlin, Germany
51.7AppointedHeiner KochTitular Bishop of Ros CréArchbishop of Berlin, Germany
62.5Ordained BishopAlessandro Carmelo Ruffinoni, C.S.Titular Bishop of Furnos MaiorBishop Emeritus 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
88.5Died[Matthew Yu Cheng-cai]Bishop of Haimen [Haimen], China
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
75.0SucceededJoseph Jiang Ming Yuan, C.D.D. †Bishop of Zhaoxian [Chaohsien], China
23 Mar54.0IncardinatedEmmanuel KerkettaPriest of Jashpur, IndiaBishop
58.8AppointedVictor KindoBishop of Jashpur, India
48.7AppointedPaul ToppoBishop of Raigarh, India
24 Mar59.9Ordained BishopGeorges Michel Bakar, Ist. del PradoTitular 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 Emeritus of Bologna, Italy
67.8Elevated to CardinalCarlo CaffarraCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus 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 Emeritus of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
66.9Elevated to CardinalStanisław DziwiszCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus 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
61.7AppointedSeán Patrick O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap.Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria della VittoriaCardinal, Archbishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
61.7Elevated to CardinalSeán Patrick O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap.Cardinal, Archbishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
61.4AppointedJean-Pierre Bernard RicardCardinal-Priest of Sant’AgostinoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
61.4Elevated to CardinalJean-Pierre Bernard RicardCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus 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 Emeritus of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
63.5Elevated to CardinalJorge Liberato Urosa SavinoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
65.9AppointedAgostino ValliniCardinal-Deacon of San Pier Damiani ai Monti di San PaoloCardinal, Vicar General Emeritus of Roma {Rome}, Italy
65.9Elevated to CardinalAgostino ValliniCardinal, Vicar General Emeritus of Roma {Rome}, Italy
82.6AppointedAlbert Vanhoye, S.J.Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria della Mercede e Sant’Adriano a Villa AlbaniCardinal, Cardinal-Priest
82.6Elevated to CardinalAlbert Vanhoye, S.J.Cardinal, Cardinal-Priest 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 Czech Republic
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-Malabar), IndiaBishop Emeritus
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 Emeritus 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, ChileBishop Emeritus of San Bartolomé de Chillán, Chile
50.9Ordained BishopAloísio Jorge Pena VitralTitular Bishop of Thubursicum-BureBishop Emeritus of Sete Lagoas, 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
84.3AppointedCarlo FurnoCardinal-Priest of Sant’OnofrioCardinal, Grand Master Emeritus of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
30 Mar64.1Ordained BishopFrancisco Javier Del Río SendinoBishop of Tarija, BoliviaBishop Emeritus
51.8Ordained BishopPeter MachadoBishop of Belgaum, IndiaArchbishop of Bangalore, 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 Camacho YllanaApostolic Nuncio to PakistanApostolic Nuncio to Australia
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