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The Year of Our Lord 2010

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January to February


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown81.2ResignedCamille DesRosiers, S.M.Superior of Funafuti, Tuvalu, Pacific (Oceania)Superior Emeritus
75.3RetiredMichele Di RubertoSecretary of the Congregation for the Causes of SaintsSecretary Emeritus
36.6ProfessedNil Yuriy Lushchak, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorAuxiliary Bishop of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), Ukraine
1 Jan79.5ResignedFranco CrociVice President of the Labour Office of the Apostolic SeeVice President Emeritus
82.6DiedAlfredo Mario Espósito Castro, C.M.F. †Bishop Emeritus of Zárate-Campana, Argentina
4 Jan60.8InstalledJerome Edward ListeckiArchbishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
5 Jan49.2AppointedWolfgang BischofAuxiliary Bishop of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
49.2AppointedWolfgang BischofTitular Bishop of NebbiAuxiliary Bishop of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
75.8RetiredFranz DietlAuxiliary Bishop of München und Freising {Munich}, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
50.0AppointedLisane-Christos Matheos SemahunAuxiliary Bishop of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian), Ethiopia
50.0AppointedLisane-Christos Matheos SemahunTitular Bishop of Mathara in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian), Ethiopia
6 Jan50.9AppointedSebastião Bandeira CoêlhoCoadjutor Bishop of Coroatá, Maranho, BrazilBishop
77.7RetiredNechan Karakéhéyan, I.C.P.B.Ordinary of Eastern Europe {Europa Orientale} (Armenian), ArmeniaOrdinary Emeritus
7 Jan64.7DiedDonald Edmond Pelotte, S.S.S. †Bishop Emeritus of Gallup, New Mexico, USA
8 Jan49.8AppointedAnthony Colin Joseph Fisher, O.P.Bishop of Parramatta, AustraliaArchbishop of Sydney, Australia
76.2RetiredKevin Michael ManningBishop of Parramatta, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
42.2Ordained BishopEmil Shimoun NonaArchbishop of Mossul (Chaldean), Iraq
9 Jan62.0Ordained BishopEgidio BisolBishop of Afogados da Ingazeira, Pernambuco, Brazil
63.6AppointedLucio LemmoAuxiliary Bishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
63.6AppointedLucio LemmoTitular Bishop of Turres AmmeniaeAuxiliary Bishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
48.2InstalledJosé Ignacio Munilla AguirreBishop of San Sebastián, Spain
52.9AppointedJean Marie Prida InthirathVicar Apostolic of Savannakhet, Laos
52.9AppointedJean Marie Prida InthirathTitular Bishop of LemfoctaVicar Apostolic of Savannakhet, Laos
84.4DiedArmand Gaétan RazafindratandraCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Antananarivo, Madagascar
10 Jan74.1DiedChristopher Shaman AbbaBishop of Yola, Nigeria
47.5InstalledPeter Štumpf, S.D.B.Bishop of Murska Sobota, Slovenia
12 Jan53.3Ordained BishopWilliam Terrence McGrattanTitular Bishop of Furnos MinorBishop of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
63.1DiedJoseph Serge MiotArchbishop of Port-au-Prince, Haïti
13 Jan43.7Ordained BishopVincent Nguyên Manh HieuTitular Bishop of AmmaedaraAuxiliary Bishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
52.1InstalledKevin Carl RhoadesBishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USA
14 Jan83.9DiedAntonio Vilaplana MolinaBishop Emeritus of León, Spain
15 Jan75.9RetiredPaul ChittilapillyBishop of Thamarasserry (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaBishop Emeritus
48.5AppointedRemigius Maria Paul InchananiyilBishop of Thamarasserry (Syro-Malabarese), India
48.1AppointedPauly KannookadanBishop of Irinjalakuda (Syro-Malabarese), India
75.5RetiredJames PazhayattilBishop of Irinjalakuda (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaBishop Emeritus
16 Jan46.2SucceededAlick BandaBishop of Ndola, Zambia
68.1ResignedNoel Charles O’Regan, S.M.A.Bishop of Ndola, ZambiaBishop Emeritus
76.4RetiredJanusz Edmund ZimniakAuxiliary Bishop of Bielsko-Żywiec, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
17 Jan55.2InstalledOtacílio Luziano Da SilvaBishop of Catanduva, Sao Paulo, Brazil
18 Jan47.7AppointedPaul AlappattBishop of Ramanathapuram (Syro-Malabarese), India
76.0RetiredEdmond CarmodyBishop of Corpus Christi, Texas, USABishop Emeritus
76.6RetiredGodfried DanneelsArchbishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, BelgiumCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
69.7AppointedAndré-Joseph (Mutien) LéonardArchbishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
60.4AppointedWilliam Michael MulveyBishop of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
63.6AppointedGeorge NjaralakattBishop of Mandya (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaArchbishop of Tellicherry (Syro-Malabarese), India
63.6AppointedBosco PuthurCurial Bishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaBishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne (Syro-Malabarese), Australia
63.6AppointedBosco PuthurTitular Bishop of ForatianaBishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne (Syro-Malabarese), Australia
75.8DiedJosephus Tethool, M.S.C. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Amboina, Indonesia
53.7AppointedRaphael ThattilAuxiliary Bishop of Trichur (Syro-Malabarese), India
53.7AppointedRaphael ThattilTitular Bishop of BuruniAuxiliary Bishop of Trichur (Syro-Malabarese), India
19 Jan53.8AppointedGabriel Edoe Kumordji, S.V.D.Vicar Apostolic of Donkorkrom, Ghana
53.8AppointedGabriel Edoe Kumordji, S.V.D.Titular Bishop of ItaVicar Apostolic of Donkorkrom, Ghana
46.5Ordained BishopJoseph Mark SiegelTitular Bishop of PupianaAuxiliary Bishop of Joliet in Illinois, USA
20 Jan76.9RetiredRafael Llano CifuentesBishop of Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilBishop Emeritus
68.1AppointedWoldeghiorghis MathewosVicar Apostolic of Hosanna, Ethiopia
68.1AppointedWoldeghiorghis MathewosTitular Bishop of TurudaVicar Apostolic of Hosanna, Ethiopia
53.0AppointedEdney Gouvêa MattosoBishop of Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
68.0DiedJohn Francis Moore, S.M.A. †Bishop of Bauchi, Nigeria
71.4AppointedRodrigo Mejía Saldarriaga, S.J.Vicar Apostolic of Soddo, EthiopiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
49.5AppointedTaras Senkiv, O.M.Apostolic Administrator of Stryj (Ukrainian), UkraineBishop
22 Jan42.2InstalledEmil Shimoun NonaArchbishop of Mossul (Chaldean), Iraq
23 Jan50.7AppointedVincenzo PisanelloBishop of Oria, Italy
50.6Ordained BishopPetar Antun RajičTitular Archbishop of SarsenterumApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
24 Jan60.1Ordained BishopIrineu Andreassa, O.F.M.Bishop of Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil
77.2DiedLawrence Aloysius Burke, S.J. †Archbishop Emeritus of Kingston in Jamaica, Antilles
43.2Ordained BishopMarkos Ghebremedhin, C.M.Titular Bishop of Gummi in ProconsulariVicar Apostolic of Jimma-Bonga, Ethiopia
67.1InstalledAnton Stres, C.M.Archbishop of Ljubljana, SloveniaArchbishop Emeritus
25 Jan55.0InstalledBrian Joseph DunnBishop of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
55.9Ordained BishopRaúl Gómez GonzálezBishop of Tenancingo, México, México
65.7AppointedYoohanon Chrysostom KalloorBishop of Pathanamthitta (Syro-Malankarese), India
57.7AppointedSamuel Irenios KattukallilAuxiliary Bishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankarese), India
57.7AppointedSamuel Irenios KattukallilTitular Bishop of TamallumaAuxiliary Bishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankarese), India
57.7AppointedJoseph Thomas KonnathBishop of Battery (Bathery) (Syro-Malankarese), India
46.0AppointedVincent Paulos KulapuravilaiBishop of Marthandom (Syro-Malankarese), India
59.2AppointedGeevarghese Divannasios OttathengilBishop of Puthur (Syro-Malankarese), India
49.3AppointedPiero PioppoTitular Archbishop of TorcelloApostolic Nuncio to Cameroun
49.3AppointedPiero PioppoApostolic Nuncio to Cameroun
49.3AppointedPiero PioppoApostolic Nuncio to Equatorial GuineaApostolic Nuncio to Cameroun
70.1DiedIvan PrendjaArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
52.1AppointedMontfort Stima (Sitima)Auxiliary Bishop of Blantyre, MalawiBishop of Mangochi, Malawi
52.1AppointedMontfort Stima (Sitima)Titular Bishop of PuppiBishop of Mangochi, Malawi
57.7AppointedPhilippos Stephanos ThottathilAuxiliary Bishop of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankarese), India
57.7AppointedPhilippos Stephanos ThottathilTitular Bishop of Sozopolis in HaemimontoAuxiliary Bishop of Tiruvalla (Syro-Malankarese), India
54.2AppointedThomas Antonios Valiyavilayil, O.I.C.Curial Bishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankarese), India
54.2AppointedThomas Antonios Valiyavilayil, O.I.C.Titular Bishop of IgilgiliCurial Bishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankarese), India
26 Jan52.5AppointedJoe Steve VásquezBishop of Austin, Texas, USA
79.0DiedPaul Mbiybe VerdzekovArchbishop Emeritus of Bamenda, Cameroon
27 Jan75.2RetiredBenito CocchiArchbishop of Modena-Nonantola, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
63.7AppointedAntonio LanfranchiArchbishop of Modena-Nonantola, Italy
28 Jan47.2InstalledRicardo Ernesto Centellas GuzmánBishop of Potosí, Bolivia
76.2RetiredJohn of the Cross Chang-yikBishop of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
95.7DiedJosé Eugênio CorrêaBishop Emeritus of Caratinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil
75.8RetiredJosé Diéguez ReboredoBishop of Tui-Vigo, SpainBishop Emeritus
65.3AppointedLucas Kim Woon-hoe (Un-hoe)Bishop of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)
46.2AppointedSalutaris Melchior LibenaAuxiliary Bishop of Dar-es-Salaam, TanzaniaBishop of Ifakara, Tanzania
46.2AppointedSalutaris Melchior LibenaTitular Bishop of SutunurcaBishop of Ifakara, Tanzania
54.9AppointedJoão Noé RodriguesBishop of Tzaneen, South Africa
43.5AppointedEusebius Alfred NzigilwaAuxiliary Bishop of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
43.5AppointedEusebius Alfred NzigilwaTitular Bishop of MozotcoriAuxiliary Bishop of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
62.6AppointedLuis Quinteiro FiuzaBishop of Tui-Vigo, Spain
75.9RetiredHugh Patrick Slattery, M.S.C.Bishop of Tzaneen, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
29 Jan55.1ResignedKizito BahujimihigoBishop of Kibungo, RwandaBishop Emeritus
30 Jan57.5InstalledJoseph Atanga, S.J.Archbishop of Bertoua, Cameroon
54.0AppointedNorberto do AmaralBishop of Maliana, Timor-Leste
56.6AppointedCalogero Peri, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Caltagirone, Italy
55.0InstalledJesús Sanz Montes, O.F.M.Archbishop of Oviedo, Spain
31 Jan54.8Ordained BishopMarian Eleganti, O.S.B.Titular Bishop of LamdiaAuxiliary Bishop of Chur, Switzerland
57.6Ordained BishopAngelo Moreschi, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of Elephantaris in MauretaniaVicar Apostolic of Gambella, Ethiopia
45.5Ordained BishopFaustin Ambassa Ndjodo, C.I.C.M.Bishop of Batouri, Cameroon
63.4Ordained BishopGiuseppe Sandri, M.C.C.I.Bishop of Witbank, South Africa
2 Feb45.1Ordained BishopSosthène Léopold Bayemi MatjeiBishop of Obala, Cameroon
62.4AppointedOscar Armando Campos ContrerasBishop of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, México
48.4InstalledDaniel Ernest FloresBishop of Brownsville, Texas, USA
63.8AppointedAugustine KasujjaApostolic Nuncio to Nigeria
57.9Ordained BishopEmmanuel KerkettaBishop of Jashpur, India
50.6AppointedJustin KientegaBishop of Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso
66.4AppointedCarlos Germán Mesa RuizBishop of Socorro y San Gil, Colombia
63.5AppointedGuillermo Orozco MontoyaBishop of Girardota, Colombia
49.9SucceededRoger Victor RakotondrajaoBishop of Mahajanga, Madagascar
62.5ResignedJoseph Ignace RandrianasoloBishop of Mahajanga, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
4 Feb58.3Ordained BishopMatthieu Nguyên Van KhôiCoadjutor Bishop of Quy Nhon, Viet NamBishop
62.5DiedJoseph Ignace RandrianasoloBishop Emeritus of Mahajanga, Madagascar
5 Feb43.5AppointedArūnas PoniškaitisAuxiliary Bishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
43.5AppointedArūnas PoniškaitisTitular Bishop of SinnaAuxiliary Bishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
6 Feb50.7InstalledVlado KošićBishop of Sisak, Croatia
52.3AppointedNovatus RugambwaTitular Archbishop of TagariaApostolic Nuncio to São Tomé and Príncipe
52.3AppointedNovatus RugambwaApostolic Nuncio to São Tomé and Príncipe
47.2Ordained BishopJoseph Luechai ThatwisaiBishop of Udon Thani, Thailand
7 Feb65.9InstalledGianfranco Agostino Gardin, O.F.M. Conv.Bishop of Treviso, Italy
10 Feb54.3AppointedRafael BiernaskiAuxiliary Bishop of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
54.3AppointedRafael BiernaskiTitular Bishop of RuspaeAuxiliary Bishop of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
67.8AppointedVirginio Domingo Bressanelli, S.C.I.Coadjutor Bishop of Neuquén, ArgentinaBishop
53.7AppointedMarcelo Alejandro Cuenca RevueltaBishop of Alto Valle del Río Negro, Argentina
57.4Ordained BishopWilliam Francis MedleyBishop of Owensboro, Kentucky, USA
75.9RetiredNéstor Hugo NavarroBishop of Alto Valle del Río Negro, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
11 Feb63.7Ordained BishopLucio LemmoTitular Bishop of Turres AmmeniaeAuxiliary Bishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
12 Feb84.2DiedSiluvaimathu Teresanathan AmalnatherBishop Emeritus of Tuticorin, India
13 Feb66.8AppointedDominik Jaroslav Duka, O.P.Cardinal, Archbishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
75.5RetiredLuciano GiovannettiBishop of Fiesole, ItalyBishop Emeritus
49.5Ordained BishopTheodorus Cornelis Maria HoogenboomTitular Bishop of BistueAuxiliary Bishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
63.2AppointedMario MeiniBishop of Fiesole, Italy
51.3AppointedEugene Martin NugentTitular Archbishop of Domnach SechnaillApostolic Nuncio to Madagascar
51.3AppointedEugene Martin NugentApostolic Nuncio to Madagascar
51.3AppointedEugene Martin NugentApostolic Delegate to ComorosApostolic Nuncio to Madagascar
63.7Ordained BishopBosco PuthurTitular Bishop of ForatianaBishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne (Syro-Malabarese), Australia
77.7RetiredMiloslav VlkArchbishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech RepublicCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
46.3Ordained BishopHerman Willebrordus WoortsTitular Bishop of Giufi SalariaAuxiliary Bishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
14 Feb49.5Ordained BishopJean (John) Bosco Baremes, S.M.Bishop of Port-Vila, Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania)
15 Feb48.7AppointedJude Ayodeji ArogundadeCoadjutor Bishop of Ondo, NigeriaBishop
16 Feb75.4RetiredAlberto Giraldo Jaramillo, P.S.S.Archbishop of Medellín, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
76.3RetiredGonzalo de Jesús Rivera GómezAuxiliary Bishop of Medellín, ColombiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
58.8AppointedRicardo Antonio Tobón RestrepoArchbishop of Medellín, Colombia
17 Feb86.8DiedRoger-Émile Aubry, C.SS.R. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Reyes, Bolivia
59.2AppointedAlessandro D’ErricoApostolic Nuncio to MontenegroApostolic Nuncio to Croatia
90.8DiedIgnatius P. LoboBishop Emeritus of Belgaum, India
75.1ResignedAngelo MottolaApostolic Nuncio to MontenegroApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
18 Feb70.0SucceededRufin AnthonyBishop of Islamabad-Rawalpindi, Pakistan
52.7AppointedJosé Araneta CabantanBishop of Malaybalay, Philippines
76.6RetiredJosé Dimas Cedeño DelgadoArchbishop of PanamáArchbishop Emeritus
60.0AppointedDemetrio Fernández GonzálezBishop of Córdoba, Spain
72.6ResignedAnthony Theodore LoboBishop of Islamabad-Rawalpindi, PakistanBishop Emeritus
77.1RetiredHonesto Chaves Pacana, S.J.Bishop of Malaybalay, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
53.2AppointedJosé Domingo Ulloa Mendieta, O.S.A.Archbishop of Panamá
19 Feb85.1DiedRafael Muñoz NúñezBishop Emeritus of Aguascalientes, México
20 Feb79.3RetiredRafael de la Barra Tagle, S.V.D.Prelate of Illapel, ChilePrelate Emeritus
68.4AppointedFrancis KallarakalArchbishop of Verapoly, India
52.4AppointedNovatus RugambwaApostolic Nuncio to AngolaApostolic Nuncio to São Tomé and Príncipe
52.7AppointedJorge Patricio Vega Velasco, S.V.D.Prelate of Illapel, Chile
51.7AppointedGuillermo Patricio Vera SotoBishop of San Juan Bautista de Calama, ChileBishop of Iquique, Chile
21 Feb56.5InstalledPedro Luiz StringhiniBishop of Franca, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop of Mogi das Cruzes, Sao Paulo, Brazil
22 Feb83.5DiedJuan Angel Belda DardiñáBishop Emeritus of León, Spain
50.8Ordained BishopMark DaviesCoadjutor Bishop of Shrewsbury, England, Great BritainBishop
76.3RetiredNéstor Rafael Herrera HerediaBishop of Machala, EcuadorBishop Emeritus
66.6AppointedLuis Antonio Sánchez Armijos, S.D.B.Bishop of Machala, EcuadorBishop Emeritus
23 Feb53.9AppointedJoseph Charles BamberaBishop of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
53.9AppointedTerry Ronald LaValleyBishop of Ogdensburg, New York, USA
76.2RetiredOrlando Romero CabreraBishop of Canelones, UruguayBishop Emeritus
64.4AppointedAlberto Francisco María Sanguinetti MonteroBishop of Canelones, Uruguay
25 Feb88.6DiedJohn Bernard McDowellAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
26 Feb62.2AppointedPeter Lee Ki-heonBishop of Uijongbu, Korea (South)
75.2RetiredJoseph Lee Han-taek, S.J.Bishop of Uijongbu, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
78.7RetiredDonald Joseph Leo Pelletier, M.S.Bishop of Morondava, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
42.1AppointedMarie Fabien Raharilamboniaina, O.C.D.Bishop of Morondava, Madagascar
55.7AppointedDésiré TsarahazanaArchbishop of Toamasina, Madagascar
27 Feb76.7RetiredGodfried DanneelsBishop of Belgium, MilitaryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
48.4Ordained BishopGinés Ramón García BeltránBishop of Guadix, Spain
45.2AppointedJosé de Jesús González Hernández, O.F.M.Prelate of Jesús María (del Nayar), Nayarit, México
69.8AppointedAndré-Joseph (Mutien) LéonardBishop of Belgium, MilitaryArchbishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
69.8InstalledAndré-Joseph (Mutien) LéonardArchbishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
56.4Ordained BishopJosé Luiz Majella Delgado, C.SS.R.Bishop of Jataí, Goias, BrazilArchbishop of Pouso Alegre, Minas Gerais, Brazil
41.8Ordained BishopMaurice Muhatia MakumbaBishop of Nakuru, Kenya
61.0InstalledAníbal Nieto Guerra, O.C.D.Bishop of San Jacinto de Yaguachi, Ecuador
62.2ResignedJosé Antonio Pérez Sánchez, O.F.M.Prelate of Jesús María (del Nayar), Nayarit, MéxicoPrelate Emeritus
28 Feb60.2InstalledIrineu Andreassa, O.F.M.Bishop of Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil
49.3Ordained BishopWolfgang BischofTitular Bishop of NebbiAuxiliary Bishop of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
45.0Ordained BishopEdmar PerónTitular Bishop of MattianaAuxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, Brazil
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