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The Year of Our Lord 2006

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Nov51.8AppointedArmando Martín Gutiérrez, F.A.M.Bishop of Bacabal, Maranho, Brazil
4 Nov57.0AppointedMansueto BianchiBishop of Pistoia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
72.9DiedGerhard Ludwig Goebel, M.S.F. †Prelate of Tromsø, Norway
83.5DiedWilliam Thomas LarkinBishop Emeritus of Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
75.4RetiredSimone ScatizziBishop of Pistoia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
5 Nov55.0InstalledAntônio Carlos Altieri, S.D.B.Bishop of Caraguatatuba, Sao Paulo, BrazilArchbishop of Passo Fundo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
6 Nov75.1RetiredVincent Michael RizzottoAuxiliary Bishop of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
10 Nov88.6DiedNivaldo MonteArchbishop Emeritus of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
11 Nov57.9AppointedMichel Abrass, B.A.Titular Archbishop of Myra dei Greco-MelkitiArchbishop of Tyr (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
54.3AppointedJean-Abdo Arbach, B.C.Titular Bishop of Palmyra dei Greco-MelkitiArchbishop of Homs (-Hama-Jabrud) (Melkite Greek), Syria
12 Nov91.7DiedCustódio Alvim PereiraArchbishop Emeritus of Lourenço Marques, Mozambique
13 Nov61.6AppointedJosé Alejandro Castaño Arbeláez, O.A.R.Auxiliary Bishop of Cali, ColombiaBishop of Cartago, Colombia
61.6AppointedJosé Alejandro Castaño Arbeláez, O.A.R.Titular Bishop of Castellum TatroportusBishop of Cartago, Colombia
98.3DiedAuguste Delisle, C.S.Sp. †Bishop Emeritus of Lokoja, Nigeria
75.9RetiredCarmelo Dominador Flores MorelosArchbishop of Zamboanga, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
63.1AppointedSergio Lasam UtlegBishop of Laoag, PhilippinesArchbishop of Tuguegarao, Philippines
55.3AppointedRomulo Geolina VallesArchbishop of Zamboanga, PhilippinesArchbishop of Davao, Philippines
14 Nov54.1AppointedPedro María LaxagueAuxiliary Bishop of Bahía Blanca, Argentina
54.1AppointedPedro María LaxagueTitular Bishop of Castra SeverianaAuxiliary Bishop of Bahía Blanca, Argentina
48.3AppointedLuis UrbančCoadjutor Bishop of Catamarca, ArgentinaBishop
15 Nov73.1AppointedRaffaele Farina, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of OpitergiumCardinal, Archivist Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archives
69.5AppointedGianfranco Girotti, O.F.M. Conv.Titular Bishop of MetaRegent Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
76.2RetiredThadeu Gomes CanellasBishop of Osório, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
51.9AppointedJaime Pedro Kohl, P.S.D.P.Bishop of Osório, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
73.8ResignedTarciscio Giovanni Nazzaro, O.S.B.Abbot of Montevergine, ItalyAbbot Emeritus
71.1AppointedAntoni StankiewiczTitular Bishop of Nova PetraDean Emeritus of the Roman Rota
16 Nov65.5InstalledEdward OzorowskiArchbishop of Białystok, Poland
73.9DiedAugusto José Zini FilhoBishop of Limeira, Sao Paulo, Brazil
17 Nov74.7DiedJoseph D’SilvaBishop of Bellary, India
78.3DiedJean Mansour, S.M.S.P. †Curial Bishop Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), Syria
75.9DiedManuel Duran MorenoBishop Emeritus of Tucson, Arizona, USA
18 Nov54.8AppointedCalogero La Piana, S.D.B.Archbishop of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
75.7RetiredGiovanni MarraArchbishop of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
75.9RetiredOsmond Peter MartinBishop of Belize City-Belmopan, Belize, AntillesBishop Emeritus
61.0AppointedDorick McGowan WrightBishop of Belize City-Belmopan, Belize, Antilles
42.0Ordained BishopMarco Antonio Órdenes FernándezBishop of Iquique, ChileBishop Emeritus
53.4Ordained BishopRaymond Sumlut GamBishop of Banmaw, Myanmar
19 Nov74.9InstalledNicholas Cheong Jin-SukCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria Immacolata di Lourdes a BocceaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Seoul, Korea (South)
20 Nov64.9InstalledMartin John AmosBishop of Davenport, Iowa, USA
79.9DiedPaul Vincent DudleyBishop Emeritus of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
21 Nov75.0RetiredPatrick Ebosele EkpuArchbishop of Benin City, NigeriaArchbishop Emeritus
62.4AppointedDomenico GrazianiArchbishop of Crotone-Santa Severina, Italy
39.4AppointedAnton LeichtfriedAuxiliary Bishop of Sankt Pölten, Austria
39.4AppointedAnton LeichtfriedTitular Bishop of RufinianaAuxiliary Bishop of Sankt Pölten, Austria
22 Nov85.5DiedMichel Hakim, B.S. †Archbishop Emeritus of Saint-Sauveur de Montréal (Melkite Greek), Canada
61.0AppointedPaulo Sérgio MachadoBishop of São Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
76.4RetiredJosé Carlos Melo, C.M.Archbishop of Maceió, Alagoas, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
54.2AppointedAntônio Muniz Fernandes, O. Carm.Archbishop of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
23 Nov42.1Ordained BishopJanusz Wiesław KaletaTitular Bishop of PhelbesBishop Emeritus of Karaganda, Kazakhstan
24 Nov64.6AppointedMatthias Kobena NketsiahAuxiliary Bishop of Cape Coast, GhanaArchbishop
64.6AppointedMatthias Kobena NketsiahTitular Bishop of AbaradiraArchbishop of Cape Coast, Ghana
25 Nov73.4AppointedPedro Aranda Díaz-MuñozArchbishop of Tulancingo, Hidalgo, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
55.8AppointedRogelio Cabrera LópezArchbishop of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, MéxicoArchbishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
60.7AppointedJoseph KarikkasseryAuxiliary Bishop of Verapoly, IndiaBishop of Kottapuram, India
60.7AppointedJoseph KarikkasseryTitular Bishop of BuxentumBishop of Kottapuram, India
52.8AppointedPeter Kihara Kariuki, I.M.C.Bishop of Marsabit, Kenya
80.3DiedSantiago Martínez AcebesArchbishop Emeritus of Burgos, Spain
71.1AppointedJosé Guadalupe Martín RábagoArchbishop of León, Guanajuato, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
64.8AppointedEvariste NgoyagoyeArchbishop of Bujumbura, Burundi
77.7RetiredAmbrogio Ravasi, I.M.C.Bishop of Marsabit, KenyaBishop Emeritus
66.0AppointedRafael Romo MuñozArchbishop of Tijuana, Baja California Norte, México
58.8AppointedPaul R. RuzokaArchbishop of Tabora, Tanzania
42.8Ordained BishopJohannes Harmannes Jozefus van den HendeCoadjutor Bishop of Breda, NetherlandsBishop of Rotterdam, Netherlands
26 Nov55.4Ordained BishopJuan Pedro Juárez MeléndezBishop of Tula, Hidalgo, México
50.6Ordained BishopEdgar Amine MadiBishop of Nossa Senhora do Líbano em São Paulo (Maronite), Sao Paulo, Brazil
56.3Ordained BishopSamir NassarArchbishop of Damas (Maronite), Syria
27 Nov76.3RetiredJoseph DasBishop of Berhampur, IndiaBishop Emeritus
49.4AppointedSarat Chandra NayakBishop of Berhampur, India
28 Nov66.4AppointedBernard HoussetBishop of La Rochelle (-Saintes), France
29 Nov64.3SucceededCaetano Ferrari, O.F.M.Bishop of Franca, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop of Bauru, Sao Paulo, Brazil
45.2Ordained BishopDaniel Ernest FloresTitular Bishop of CozylaBishop of Brownsville, Texas, USA
75.1RetiredDiógenes da Silva MatthesBishop of Franca, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
30 Nov76.5RetiredPius Suh AwaBishop of Buéa, CameroonBishop Emeritus
62.3AppointedEmmanuel BushuBishop of Buéa, Cameroon
75.5RetiredArthé GuimondArchbishop of Grouard-McLennan, Alberta, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
77.3RetiredJoachim Phayao ManisapBishop of Nakhon Ratchasima, ThailandBishop Emeritus
56.2AppointedGérard Pettipas, C.SS.R.Archbishop of Grouard-McLennan, Alberta, Canada
50.7AppointedJoseph Chusak SirisutBishop of Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
45.4AppointedChristophe ZoaAuxiliary Bishop of Yaoundé, CameroonBishop of Sangmélima, Cameroon
45.4AppointedChristophe ZoaTitular Bishop of HiltaBishop of Sangmélima, Cameroon
1 Dec46.6AppointedManuel António Mendes dos Santos, C.M.F.Bishop of São Tomé e Príncipe
75.9RetiredAbílio Rodas de Sousa Ribas, C.S.Sp.Bishop of São Tomé e PríncipeBishop Emeritus
42.7AppointedEmílio SumbeleloCoadjutor Bishop of Uije, AngolaBishop
2 Dec65.1AppointedDiego ColettiBishop of Como, Italy
60.8AppointedPaul Cremona, O.P.Archbishop of MaltaArchbishop Emeritus
69.7AppointedSalvatore Di CristinaArchbishop of Monreale, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
54.8Ordained BishopFausto Feliciano Gaibor GarcíaTitular Bishop of NaraggaraBishop of Tulcán, Ecuador
52.4Ordained BishopGregor Maria Franz Hanke, O.S.B.Bishop of Eichstätt, Germany
75.3RetiredAlessandro MaggioliniBishop of Como, ItalyBishop Emeritus
78.0RetiredJoseph MerciecaArchbishop of MaltaArchbishop Emeritus
76.4RetiredJohn Baptist SequeiraBishop of Chikmagalur, IndiaBishop Emeritus
55.8AppointedAnthony Swamy ThomasappaBishop of Chikmagalur, India
3 Dec70.1InstalledJosé Ángel RovaiBishop of Villa María, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
5 Dec47.5AppointedSergio Alfredo FenoyBishop of San Miguel, Argentina
88.5DiedBernard Matthew KellyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Providence, Rhode Island, USA
60.8DiedElio Alevi Pérez Tapia, S.D.B. †Prelate Emeritus of Juli, Peru
52.6AppointedHugo Norberto SantiagoBishop of Santo Tomé, Argentina
64.6AppointedJosé Alberto Serrano Antón, I.E.M.E.Bishop of Hwange, Zimbabwe
6 Dec69.1AppointedLadislau Biernaski, C.M. †Bishop of São José dos Pinhais, Parana, Brazil
76.9RetiredJózef GlempArchbishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, PolandCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
67.6AppointedStanislaw Wojciech WielgusArchbishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, PolandTitular Archbishop of Viminacium
7 Dec78.1RetiredPudhota Chinniah BalaswamyBishop of Nellore, IndiaBishop Emeritus
49.1AppointedDoraboina Moses PrakasamBishop of Nellore, India
83.0DiedJean Yves Marie SahuquetBishop Emeritus of Tarbes et Lourdes, France
8 Dec61.7Ordained BishopMarcelo Raúl MartorellBishop of Puerto Iguazú, Argentina
48.7Ordained BishopJan NiemiecTitular Bishop of DecorianaAuxiliary Bishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi, Ukraine
69.0Ordained BishopSergio PintorBishop of Ozieri, ItalyBishop Emeritus
9 Dec51.5AppointedMarcel Madila BasangukaArchbishop of Kananga, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
10 Dec57.9Ordained BishopMichel Abrass, B.A.Titular Archbishop of Myra dei Greco-MelkitiArchbishop of Tyr (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
50.7InstalledEdgar Amine MadiBishop of Nossa Senhora do Líbano em São Paulo (Maronite), Sao Paulo, Brazil
88.2DiedSalvatore PappalardoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Palermo, Italy
11 Dec48.9AppointedGabriel Mbilingi, C.S.Sp.Coadjutor Archbishop of Lubango, AngolaArchbishop
75.0RetiredJoseph Peter O’ConnellAuxiliary Bishop of Melbourne, AustraliaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
12 Dec43.2AppointedLucjan AvgustiniBishop of Sapë, Albania
63.6Ordained BishopJohn Anthony DooherTitular Bishop of ThevesteAuxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
43.9AppointedDodë GjergjiApostolic Administrator of Prizren, Serbia
54.6Ordained BishopRobert Francis HennesseyTitular Bishop of TigiasAuxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
13 Dec61.7ResignedCarlos Jesús Patricio Baladrón ValdésBishop of Guantánamo-Baracoa, CubaBishop Emeritus
76.0RetiredDominic Carmon, S.V.D.Auxiliary Bishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
43.1AppointedShelton Joseph FabreAuxiliary Bishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USABishop of Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana, USA
43.1AppointedShelton Joseph FabreTitular Bishop of PudentianaBishop of Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana, USA
76.0RetiredJosé Siro González BacallaoBishop of Pinar del Rio, CubaBishop Emeritus
53.7SucceededValdomiro Koubetch, O.S.B.M.Bishop of São João Batista em Curitiba (Ukrainian), BrazilArchbishop of São João Batista em Curitiba (Ukrainian), Brazil
78.0RetiredEfraím Basílio Krevey (Krevei), O.S.B.M. †Bishop of São João Batista em Curitiba (Ukrainian), BrazilBishop Emeritus
56.1AppointedWilfredo Pino EstévezBishop of Guantánamo-Baracoa, Cuba
64.7AppointedJorge Enrique Serpa PérezBishop of Pinar del Rio, Cuba
60.0ResignedCarlos Suárez CázaresBishop of Zamora, Michoacán, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop of Morelia, Michoacán, México
14 Dec61.9InstalledOswald GraciasCardinal, Archbishop of Bombay, India
63.7Ordained BishopLucas Martínez LaraBishop of Matehuala, San Luís Potosí, México
68.1InstalledLeonardo Yuzon MedrosoBishop of Tagbilaran, Philippines
15 Dec59.9AppointedGregorio Martínez SacristánBishop of Zamora, Spain
16 Dec76.8RetiredAloysius Matthew AmbrozicArchbishop of Toronto, Ontario, CanadaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
63.9InstalledCiriaco Benavente MateosBishop of Albacete, Spain
57.1InstalledMansueto BianchiBishop of Pistoia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
59.9AppointedThomas Christopher CollinsCardinal, Archbishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
73.2Ordained BishopRaffaele Farina, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of OpitergiumCardinal, Archivist Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archives
69.6Ordained BishopGianfranco Girotti, O.F.M. Conv.Titular Bishop of MetaRegent Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
71.2Ordained BishopAntoni StankiewiczTitular Bishop of Nova PetraDean Emeritus of the Roman Rota
47.0Ordained BishopAlexis Touably YouloBishop of Agboville, Côte d’Ivoire
18 Dec84.2DiedEttore Di FilippoArchbishop Emeritus of Campobasso-Boiano, Italy
19 Dec76.2RetiredSalvatore De GiorgiArchbishop of Palermo, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
59.6AppointedRichard John GarciaBishop of Monterey in California, USA
68.8AppointedPaolo RomeoCardinal, Archbishop of Palermo, Italy
76.2RetiredSylvester Donovan RyanBishop of Monterey in California, USABishop Emeritus
20 Dec86.9DiedDaniele FerrariBishop Emeritus of Chiavari, Italy
75.1RetiredWilliam Benedict FriendBishop of Shreveport, Louisiana, USABishop Emeritus
21 Dec52.6AppointedCarlo Chenis, S.D.B. †Bishop of Civitavecchia-Tarquinia, Italy
76.3RetiredGirolamo GrilloBishop of Civitavecchia-Tarquinia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
54.2Ordained BishopPedro María LaxagueTitular Bishop of Castra SeverianaAuxiliary Bishop of Bahía Blanca, Argentina
22 Dec88.5DiedJorge Manuel LópezArchbishop Emeritus of Rosario, Argentina
23 Dec69.7InstalledSalvatore Di CristinaArchbishop of Monreale, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
24 Dec86.1DiedNerses Der Nersessian, C.A.M. †Ordinary Emeritus of Eastern Europe {Europa Orientale} (Armenian), Armenia
27 Dec64.9AppointedRicardo Ezzati Andrello, S.D.B.Archbishop of Concepción (Santissima Concezione), ChileCardinal, Archbishop of Santiago de Chile
72.3DiedJacinto Guerrero TorresBishop of Tlaxcala, México
79.4RetiredAntonio Moreno CasamitjanaArchbishop of Concepción (Santissima Concezione), ChileArchbishop Emeritus
28 Dec60.8Ordained BishopJoseph KarikkasseryTitular Bishop of BuxentumBishop of Kottapuram, India
29 Dec43.5AppointedJorge Herbas Balderrama, O.F.M.Coadjutor Prelate of Aiquile, BoliviaPrelate
30 Dec54.3Ordained BishopThomas Chung An-zuTitular Bishop of MunatianaBishop of Kiayi, Taiwan

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