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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
4 Nov51.1AppointedPedro Mario Ossandón BuljevicAuxiliary Bishop of Concepción (Santissima Concezione), ChileAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Chile
51.1AppointedPedro Mario Ossandón BuljevicTitular Bishop of La ImperialAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Chile
61.9AppointedCarlos Suárez CázaresAuxiliary Bishop of Morelia, Michoacán, México
61.9AppointedCarlos Suárez CázaresTitular Bishop of AbiddaAuxiliary Bishop of Morelia, Michoacán, México
5 Nov91.4DiedSofron Dmyterko, O.S.B.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanisławów] (Ukrainian), Ukraine
6 Nov76.5DiedCarmelo Echenagusia UribeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bilbao, Spain
52.8Ordained BishopAlmachius Vincent RweyongezaBishop of Kayanga, Tanzania
7 Nov98.8DiedJosé Bezerra CoutinhoBishop Emeritus of Estância, Sergipe, Brazil
8 Nov64.6AppointedRino PassigatoApostolic Nuncio to Portugal
75.2RetiredAlfio RapisardaApostolic Nuncio to PortugalApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
11 Nov77.0RetiredPatrick DoughertyBishop of Bathurst, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
47.8Ordained BishopVincent Alexandre Édouard Élie JordyTitular Bishop of IdassaBishop of Saint-Claude, France
77.3DiedAlessandro MaggioliniBishop Emeritus of Como, Italy
55.1AppointedDaniel Nlandu MayiCoadjutor Bishop of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop
12 Nov62.1ResignedMílton Antônio dos Santos, S.D.B.Apostolic Administrator of Juína, Mato Grosso, BrazilArchbishop of Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil
84.4DiedVladas MicheleviciusAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Kaunas, Lithuania
55.4AppointedJosé Moreira da SilvaBishop of Januária, Minas Gerais, Brazil
76.7RetiredAnselmo Müller, M.S.F. †Bishop of Januária, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
44.6AppointedNeri José TondelloBishop of Juína, Mato Grosso, Brazil
77.5DiedMarian Kazimierz ZimałekAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Sandomierz, Poland
13 Nov63.1AppointedJuan José Asenjo PelegrinaCoadjutor Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, SpainArchbishop
14 Nov89.9DiedMichael Ugwu EnejaBishop Emeritus of Enugu, Nigeria
15 Nov56.1Ordained BishopPierre Nguyên Van KhamTitular Bishop of TrofimianaBishop of My Tho, Viet Nam
16 Nov52.0Ordained BishopMartin KrebsTitular Archbishop of TaborentaApostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
84.3DiedBruno MaldanerBishop Emeritus of Frederico Westphalen, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
17 Nov60.2Ordained BishopFrancisco Antonio Nieto SúaTitular Bishop of Teglata in NumidiaBishop of San José del Guaviare, Colombia
18 Nov52.3Ordained BishopBasilio AthaiTitular Bishop of TasaccoraAuxiliary Bishop of Taunggyi, Myanmar
90.0DiedManuel Castro RuizArchbishop Emeritus of Yucatán, México
79.5DiedMiguel Delgado Avila, S.D.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Barcelona, Venezuela
46.4AppointedBarry Christopher KnestoutAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
46.4AppointedBarry Christopher KnestoutTitular Bishop of LeavenworthAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
19 Nov51.1AppointedMaurício Grotto de CamargoArchbishop of Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil
75.8RetiredAloysio José Leal Penna, S.J. †Archbishop of Botucatu, Sao Paulo, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
53.7InstalledGustavo Rodriguez VegaBishop of Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, México
20 Nov58.1AppointedLászló BíróBishop of Hungary, Military
63.7AppointedRosolino Bianchetti BoffelliBishop of Zacapa y Santo Cristo de Esquipulas, GuatemalaBishop of Quiché, Guatemala
21 Nov64.5AppointedPaul Jacques Marie Desfarges, S.J.Bishop of Constantine (-Hippone), Algeria
54.7AppointedGiambattista DiquattroApostolic Nuncio to Bolivia
47.9AppointedYves Le Saux, Comm. l'Emm.Bishop of Le Mans, France
47.6InstalledMieczysław MokrzyckiArchbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
76.1RetiredGabriel Jules Joseph Piroird, Ist. del PradoBishop of Constantine (-Hippone), AlgeriaBishop Emeritus
51.9ResignedLuciano SurianiApostolic Nuncio to BoliviaOfficial of the Secretariat of State
22 Nov57.6AppointedJoseph Yapo AkéArchbishop of Gagnoa, Côte d’Ivoire
60.1Ordained BishopJan BaxantBishop of Litoměřice, Czech Republic
56.3InstalledJorge Rubén Lugones, S.J.Bishop of Lomas de Zamora, Argentina
47.4AppointedSilvester Tung Kiem SanBishop of Denpasar, Indonesia
47.8AppointedAriel Edgardo Torrado MosconiAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago del Estero, Argentina
47.8AppointedAriel Edgardo Torrado MosconiTitular Bishop of Vicus PacatiAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago del Estero, Argentina
24 Nov75.6RetiredGeorge Francis DanielArchbishop of Pretoria, South AfricaArchbishop Emeritus
75.6RetiredGeorge Francis DanielBishop of South Africa, MilitaryArchbishop Emeritus of Pretoria, South Africa
61.8AppointedPaul Mandla Khumalo, C.M.M.Archbishop of Pretoria, South AfricaArchbishop Emeritus
61.8AppointedPaul Mandla Khumalo, C.M.M.Bishop of South Africa, MilitaryArchbishop Emeritus of Pretoria, South Africa
47.5AppointedJosé Luís Gerardo Ponce de León, I.M.C.Vicar Apostolic of Ingwavuma, South AfricaBishop of Manzini, Swaziland
47.5AppointedJosé Luís Gerardo Ponce de León, I.M.C.Titular Bishop of MaturbaBishop of Manzini, Swaziland
55.8AppointedGeorges Varkey Puthiyakulangara, M.E.P.Coadjutor Bishop of Port-Bergé, MadagascarBishop
76.2RetiredRené Joseph RakotondrabéBishop of Toamasina, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
54.4AppointedDésiré TsarahazanaBishop of Toamasina, MadagascarArchbishop of Toamasina, Madagascar
25 Nov48.8AppointedJosé Guadalupe Torres CamposBishop of Gómez Palacio, Durango, México
82.6DiedAntanas VaičiusBishop Emeritus of Telšiai (-Klaipeda), Lithuania
27 Nov58.1AppointedFlorencio Armando Colin CruzAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
58.1AppointedFlorencio Armando Colin CruzTitular Bishop of Thimida RegiaAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
28 Nov53.4AppointedWilliam Amove AvenyaAuxiliary Bishop of Makurdi, NigeriaBishop of Gboko, Nigeria
53.4AppointedWilliam Amove AvenyaTitular Bishop of Thucca in MauretaniaBishop of Gboko, Nigeria
54.4AppointedJean-Pierre Louis Roger Sylvain BatutAuxiliary Bishop of Lyon, France
54.4AppointedJean-Pierre Louis Roger Sylvain BatutTitular Bishop of RessianaAuxiliary Bishop of Lyon, France
80.6DiedEdoardo RicciBishop Emeritus of San Miniato, Italy
50.3AppointedNicolas Jean-Marie SouchuAuxiliary Bishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
50.3AppointedNicolas Jean-Marie SouchuTitular Bishop of CataquasAuxiliary Bishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
49.9AppointedMarcel Utembi TapaArchbishop of Kisangani, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
29 Nov52.9SucceededJaime SotoBishop of Sacramento, California, USA
71.5RetiredWilliam Keith WeigandBishop of Sacramento, California, USABishop Emeritus
30 Nov51.6Ordained BishopMarc Marie Max AilletBishop of Bayonne (-Lescar e Oloron), France
1 Dec75.1RetiredHoracio Ernesto Benites AstoulAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
64.5InstalledThomas Matthew Burns, S.M.Bishop of Menevia, Wales, Great Britain
67.7AppointedJaime Prieto AmayaBishop of Cúcuta, Colombia
3 Dec53.7AppointedGuillermo Francisco Escobar GaliciaBishop of Teotihuacán, México, México
51.0AppointedFrancis KalistBishop of Meerut, India
76.3RetiredPatrick NairBishop of Meerut, IndiaBishop Emeritus
4 Dec76.1RetiredRaphaël Marie ZeBishop of Sangmélima, CameroonBishop Emeritus
47.5AppointedChristophe ZoaBishop of Sangmélima, Cameroon
5 Dec64.9Ordained BishopLaurent Chu Van MinhTitular Bishop of Thinisa in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop of Hà Nôi, Viet Nam
65.6AppointedKarl GolserBishop of Bolzano-Bressanone {Bozen-Brixen}, ItalyBishop Emeritus
55.6Ordained BishopCláudio Nori Sturm, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Patos de Minas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
6 Dec61.2AppointedUlrich BoomAuxiliary Bishop of Würzburg, Germany
61.2AppointedUlrich BoomTitular Bishop of SullectumAuxiliary Bishop of Würzburg, Germany
87.4DiedIvan SemediBishop Emeritus of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), Ukraine
46.4Ordained BishopJoseph SoueifArchbishop of Cipro (Maronite), Cyprus
7 Dec83.4DiedGeorge Martin KuzmaBishop Emeritus of Van Nuys (Ruthenian), California, USA
60.5InstalledDennis Marion SchnurrCoadjutor Archbishop of Cincinnati, Ohio, USAArchbishop
59.9InstalledChacko Thottumarickal, S.V.D.Bishop of Indore, India
8 Dec45.8Ordained BishopDamián Santiago BitarTitular Bishop of Turris TamalleniBishop of Oberá, Argentina
52.2Ordained BishopJoseph Anthony ToalBishop of Argyll and The Isles, Scotland, Great BritainBishop of Motherwell, Scotland, Great Britain
9 Dec76.1RetiredFrancis ArinzePrefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the SacramentsCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
63.2AppointedAntonio Cañizares LloveraCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
90.8DiedJosé María Larrauri LafuenteBishop Emeritus of Vitoria, Spain
10 Dec53.6AppointedManuel Felipe Díaz SánchezArchbishop of Calabozo, Venezuela
11 Dec80.3DiedElie Amsini KiswayaBishop Emeritus of Sakania-Kipushi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
63.0InstalledJohn Michael QuinnCoadjutor Bishop of Winona, Minnesota, USABishop
12 Dec55.6AppointedAntonio ArcariApostolic Nuncio to MozambiqueApostolic Nuncio to Costa Rica
59.6AppointedJean-Pierre BlaisBishop of Baie-Comeau, Québec, Canada
90.3DiedAvery Robert Dulles, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santissimi Nome di Gesù e Maria in Via Lata
51.2Ordained BishopPedro Mario Ossandón BuljevicTitular Bishop of La ImperialAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Chile
13 Dec59.0InstalledJesús Esteban Catalá IbáñezBishop of Málaga, Spain
44.2Ordained BishopRaphaël Balla GuilavoguiBishop of N’Zérékoré, Guinea
56.7Ordained DeaconJeffrey Neil SteensonDeacon of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USAOrdinary of The Chair of Saint Peter, USA
47.9Ordained BishopAriel Edgardo Torrado MosconiTitular Bishop of Vicus PacatiAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago del Estero, Argentina
14 Dec43.9Ordained BishopJosé Manuel ImbambaBishop of Dundo, AngolaArchbishop of Saurimo, Angola
18 Dec48.8AppointedBerislav GrgićPrelate of Tromsø, Norway
66.1AppointedGeorge PanikulamApostolic Nuncio to DjiboutiApostolic Nuncio to Uruguay
19 Dec62.6Ordained BishopJesús Carlos Cabrero RomeroBishop of Zacatecas, MéxicoArchbishop of San Luis Potosí, México
58.8AppointedFelix GennBishop of Münster, Germany
52.4AppointedJorge Anibal Quintero ChacónBishop of Margarita, VenezuelaBishop of Barcelona, Venezuela
20 Dec87.1DiedLuca Collino, O.S.B. †Abbot Emeritus of San Paolo fuori le Mura, Italy
83.9DiedGabriel Larraín ValdiviesoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Santiago de Chile
23 Dec43.4AppointedLászló BőcskeiBishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, Romania
77.7RetiredJózsef TempfliBishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, RomaniaBishop Emeritus
24 Dec60.9AppointedDerek John Christopher Byrne, S.P.S.Bishop of Guiratinga, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop of Primavera do Leste - Paranatinga, Mato Grosso, Brazil
66.1AppointedFrancisco Javier Del Valle ParedesBishop of Campo Mourão, Parana, Brazil
47.8AppointedMarek MendykAuxiliary Bishop of Legnica, Poland
47.8AppointedMarek MendykTitular Bishop of RusuccuruAuxiliary Bishop of Legnica, Poland
25 Dec83.5DiedOlívio Aurélio Fazza, S.V.D. †Bishop Emeritus of Foz do Iguaçu, Parana, Brazil
27 Dec83.8DiedRodrigo Arango Velásquez, P.S.S. †Bishop Emeritus of Buga, Colombia
49.8AppointedJosé Luis Escobar AlasArchbishop of San Salvador, El Salvador
68.9SucceededVladimír FiloBishop of Rožňava, Slovakia
75.4RetiredEduard KojnokBishop of Rožňava, SlovakiaBishop Emeritus
67.2Ordained BishopYvon-Joseph Moreau, O.C.S.O.Bishop of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Québec, Canada
69.3AppointedSebelio Peralta AlvarezBishop of San Lorenzo, Paraguay
76.1RetiredFernando Sáenz LacalleArchbishop of San Salvador, El SalvadorArchbishop Emeritus
29 Dec46.5Ordained BishopBarry Christopher KnestoutTitular Bishop of LeavenworthAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
30 Dec70.1AppointedElio Giovanni Greselin, S.C.I.Bishop of Lichinga, Mozambique
63.0AppointedMario ZenariApostolic Nuncio to Syria
31 Dec77.5RetiredHubert BucherBishop of Bethlehem, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
48.7AppointedStanisław Jan Dziuba, O.S.P.P.E.Bishop of Umzimkulu, South Africa
61.0AppointedJan de Groef, M. Afr.Bishop of Bethlehem, South Africa

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