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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Dec60.3AppointedFrancis An ShuxinAdministrator of Baoding [Paoting, Ching-Yüan], ChinaBishop
40.7Selected[Francis Lu Shouwang]Bishop of Yichang [Ichang], China
1 Dec46.6AppointedManuel António Mendes dos Santos, C.M.F.Bishop of São Tomé e PríncipeBishop Emeritus
75.9RetiredAbílio Rodas de Sousa Ribas, C.S.Sp.Bishop of São Tomé e PríncipeBishop Emeritus
42.7AppointedEmílio SumbeleloCoadjutor Bishop of Uije, AngolaBishop of Viana, Angola
2 Dec65.1AppointedDiego ColettiBishop of Como, ItalyBishop Emeritus
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
4 Dec81.9DiedJohn Baptist Su ChangshanCoadjutor Bishop of Baoding [Paoting, Ching-Yüan], China
5 Dec47.5AppointedSergio Alfredo FenoyBishop of San Miguel, ArgentinaArchbishop of Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz, Argentina
88.5DiedBernard Matthew Kelly
60.8DiedElio Alevi Pérez Tapia, S.D.B. †Prelate Emeritus of Juli, Peru
52.6AppointedHugo Norberto SantiagoBishop of Santo Tomé, ArgentinaBishop of San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Argentina
64.6AppointedJosé Alberto Serrano Antón, I.E.M.E.Bishop of Hwange, ZimbabweBishop Emeritus
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 Dec32.5Ordained PriestLeandro Maria AlvesPriest of Díli, Timor-LesteBishop of Baucau, Timor-Leste
61.7Ordained BishopMarcelo Raúl MartorellBishop of Puerto Iguazú, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
48.7Ordained BishopJan NiemiecTitular Bishop of DecorianaAuxiliary Bishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi, Ukraine
69.0Ordained BishopSergio Giovanni PintorBishop of Ozieri, ItalyBishop Emeritus
9 Dec51.5AppointedMarcel Madila BasangukaArchbishop of Kananga, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Archbishop Emeritus
10 Dec57.9Ordained BishopMichel Abrass, B.A.Titular Archbishop of Myra dei Greco-MelkitiArchbishop Emeritus of Tyr (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
50.7InstalledEdgar Amine MadiBishop of Nossa Senhora do Líbano em São Paulo (Maronite), 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 Emeritus of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
43.9AppointedDodë GjergjiApostolic Administrator of Prizren, SerbiaBishop of Prizren-Prishtina, 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, USAArchbishop of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
43.1AppointedShelton Joseph FabreTitular Bishop of PudentianaArchbishop of Louisville, Kentucky, 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
80.4Died[Josaphat Li Hongguang]Bishop of Xinjiang [Kiangchow], China
56.1AppointedWilfredo Pino EstévezBishop of Guantánamo-Baracoa, CubaArchbishop of Camagüey, Cuba
64.7AppointedJorge Enrique Serpa PérezBishop of Pinar del Rio, CubaBishop Emeritus
60.0ResignedCarlos Suárez CázaresBishop of Zamora, Michoacán, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus 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, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
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, SpainBishop Emeritus
57.1InstalledMansueto BianchiBishop of Pistoia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
59.9AppointedThomas Christopher CollinsArchbishop of Toronto, Ontario, CanadaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
73.2Ordained BishopRaffaele Farina, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of OpitergiumCardinal, Archivist Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archive
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
93.8Died[Joseph Zhen Changcheng (Chen Changcheng, Tangtionsin)]Bishop of Fuzhou [Foochow], China
19 Dec76.2RetiredSalvatore De GiorgiArchbishop of Palermo, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
59.6AppointedRichard John GarciaBishop of Monterey in California, USA
68.8AppointedPaolo RomeoArchbishop of Palermo, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
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 SeverianaBishop of Zárate-Campana, 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)
27 Dec64.9AppointedRicardo Ezzati Andrello, S.D.B.Archbishop of Concepción (Santissima Concezione), ChileCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus 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 Emeritus of Kottapuram, India
29 Dec43.5AppointedJorge Herbas Balderrama, O.F.M.Coadjutor Prelate of Aiquile, BoliviaPrelate
38.1SelectedJoseph Li JingCoadjutor Bishop of Yinchuan [Ningsia], ChinaBishop
30 Dec54.3Ordained BishopThomas Chung An-zuTitular Bishop of MunatianaArchbishop of Taipei, Taiwan
34.4Ordained PriestAndrew Souksavath Nouane AsaPriest of Paksé, LaosVicar Apostolic


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