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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Dec68.6AppointedArmando Xavier OchoaBishop of Fresno, California, USA
2 Dec84.2DiedLolesio (Laurent) FuaheaBishop Emeritus of Wallis et Futuna, Wallis and Futuna, Pacific (Oceania)
89.7DiedPatrick Joseph Thomas SheridanAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
5 Dec85.5DiedJorge Maria Hourton PoissonAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Temuco, Chile
7 Dec43.6AppointedMichael Robert KennedyBishop of Armidale, Australia
66.0AppointedAnthony ManciniArchbishop of Halifax-Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
76.6RetiredLuc Julian MatthysBishop of Armidale, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
62.8AppointedJosé Francisco Robles OrtegaCardinal, Archbishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
78.7RetiredJuan Sandoval ÍñiguezArchbishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
8 Dec48.0SucceededBenedito AraújoBishop of Guajará-Mirim, Rondonia, Brazil
60.1InstalledPeter Anthony LibasciBishop of Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
84.3DiedAndrew PatakiBishop Emeritus of Passaic (Ruthenian), New Jersey, USA
39.4Ordained BishopClaudiu-Lucian PopTitular Bishop of MariammeCurial Bishop of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (Romanian), Romania
74.7ResignedGeraldo João Paulo Roger VerdierBishop of Guajará-Mirim, Rondonia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
9 Dec63.3AppointedNunzio GalantinoBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
53.4AppointedJeremiah Madimetja MaselaApostolic Administrator of Polokwane, South AfricaBishop
73.8ResignedMogale Paul NkhumisheBishop of Polokwane, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
48.0Ordained BishopGustavo Gabriel ZurbriggenCoadjutor Prelate of Deán Funes, ArgentinaPrelate
10 Dec57.1Ordained BishopJohannes Willibrordus Maria HendriksTitular Bishop of ArsacalAuxiliary Bishop of Haarlem-Amsterdam, Netherlands
43.2Ordained BishopDražen KutlešaCoadjutor Bishop of Poreč i Pula, CroatiaBishop
52.4AppointedDaniel Fernando Sturla Berhouet, S.D.B.Auxiliary Bishop of Montevideo, UruguayArchbishop
52.4AppointedDaniel Fernando Sturla Berhouet, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of PhelbesArchbishop of Montevideo, Uruguay
11 Dec76.1DiedJohn Patrick FoleyCardinal, Grand Master Emeritus of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
50.1Ordained BishopCharles Morerod, O.P.Bishop of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg), Switzerland
12 Dec61.7AppointedJosé Luis Del Palacio y Pérez-MedelBishop of Callao, Peru
57.1AppointedDenis GrondinAuxiliary Bishop of Québec, Canada
57.1AppointedDenis GrondinTitular Bishop of CamplumAuxiliary Bishop of Québec, Canada
77.6RetiredMiguel Irizar Campos, C.P.Bishop of Callao, PeruBishop Emeritus
64.5AppointedGaétan Proulx, O.S.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Québec, Canada
64.5AppointedGaétan Proulx, O.S.M.Titular Bishop of AzuraAuxiliary Bishop of Québec, Canada
54.5InstalledLuis Antonio Gokim TagleCardinal, Archbishop of Manila, Philippines
13 Dec52.1InstalledVolodymyr ViytyshynArchbishop of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanislaviv] (Ukrainian), Ukraine
14 Dec66.5ResignedJohn Martin DarkoBishop of Sekondi-Takoradi, GhanaBishop Emeritus
80.4DiedThomas Cajetan Kelly, O.P. †Archbishop Emeritus of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
69.7AppointedMatthias Kobena NketsiahApostolic Administrator of Sekondi-Takoradi, GhanaArchbishop of Cape Coast, Ghana
50.0AppointedJoão Santos CardosoBishop of São Raimundo Nonato, Piaui, Brazil
88.8DiedMark Francis SchmittBishop Emeritus of Marquette, Michigan, USA
15 Dec75.3RetiredFrançois Robert BacquéApostolic Nuncio to NetherlandsApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
71.8AppointedAndré Pierre Louis DupuyApostolic Nuncio to Netherlands
50.0Ordained BishopJesús José Herrera QuiñonezBishop of Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, México
50.7AppointedMarek SolczyńskiApostolic Nuncio to ArmeniaApostolic Nuncio to Georgia
16 Dec58.5AppointedJosé Leonardo Lemos MontanetBishop of Orense, Spain
17 Dec72.7DiedMichael Gower ColemanBishop Emeritus of Port Elizabeth, South Africa
46.3Ordained BishopClement Mulenga, S.D.B.Bishop of Kabwe, Zambia
49.7InstalledJoachim OuédraogoBishop of Koudougou, Burkina Faso
60.3InstalledCarlos José TisseraBishop of Quilmes, Argentina
18 Dec54.1Ordained BishopFranco LovignanaBishop of Aosta, Italy
53.4Ordained BishopJanusz Bogusław StepnowskiBishop of Łomża, Poland
21 Dec89.9DiedFrancis Leo Braganza, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Baroda, India
75.7RetiredMatias Patrício de MacêdoArchbishop of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
45.0AppointedJoão Justino de Medeiros SilvaAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
45.0AppointedJoão Justino de Medeiros SilvaTitular Bishop of TulliaAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
54.4AppointedNicolas GirasoliApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Antigua and Barbuda, Antilles
54.4AppointedNicolas GirasoliApostolic Nuncio to Barbados, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Antigua and Barbuda, Antilles
54.2AppointedJoaquim Wladimir Lopes DiasAuxiliary Bishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil
54.2AppointedJoaquim Wladimir Lopes DiasTitular Bishop of SitaAuxiliary Bishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil
52.2AppointedRubens Sevilha, O.C.D.Auxiliary Bishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil
52.2AppointedRubens Sevilha, O.C.D.Titular Bishop of IdassaAuxiliary Bishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil
93.1DiedJean-Pierre Urkia, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Paksé, Laos
64.7AppointedJaime Vieira RochaArchbishop of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
22 Dec90.7DiedRogelio Sánchez GonzálezBishop Emeritus of Colima, México
62.4InstalledVasyl SemeniukArchbishop of Ternopil-Zboriv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
24 Dec69.9DiedArmando Giuseppe BrambillaAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
65.1DiedJosé Andrés Corral ArredondoBishop of Parral, Chihuahua, México
46.5AppointedJoseph Hii Teck KwongBishop of Sibu, Malaysia
50.6AppointedJoseph Ndembu MbatiaBishop of Nyahururu, Kenya
77.3RetiredLuigi PaiaroBishop of Nyahururu, KenyaBishop Emeritus
72.6ResignedDominic Su Haw ChiuBishop of Sibu, MalaysiaBishop Emeritus
25 Dec86.3DiedThomas Anthony FinneganBishop Emeritus of Killala, Ireland
26 Dec75.0RetiredEdward Joseph Gilbert, C.SS.R.Archbishop of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, AntillesArchbishop Emeritus
69.8SucceededJoseph Everard Harris, C.S.Sp.Archbishop of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
27 Dec84.5DiedMartino ScarafileBishop Emeritus of Castellaneta, Italy
28 Dec61.6AppointedRemídio José BohnBishop of Cachoeira do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
58.0AppointedVital Chitolina, S.C.I.Bishop of Diamantino, Mato Grosso, Brazil
75.2RetiredIrineu Silvio Wilges, O.F.M.Bishop of Cachoeira do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
29 Dec85.0DiedPaul AntakiProtosyncellus Emeritus of Egypt and Sudan (Melkite Greek)
58.3AppointedWacław Tomasz DepoArchbishop of Częstochowa, Poland
64.0AppointedJan KopiecBishop of Gliwice, Poland
76.5RetiredStanisław NowakArchbishop of Częstochowa, PolandArchbishop Emeritus
76.9RetiredJan Walenty WieczorekBishop of Gliwice, PolandBishop Emeritus
30 Dec75.0RetiredAlcides Jorge Pedro CasarettoBishop of San Isidro, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
60.3AppointedMichael Lenihan, O.F.M.Bishop of La Ceiba, Honduras
65.2SucceededÓscar Vicente Ojea QuintanaBishop of San Isidro, Argentina
64.1AppointedNoël SimardBishop of Valleyfield, Québec, Canada
31 Dec76.0RetiredRyszard KarpińskiAuxiliary Bishop of Lublin, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus

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