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The Year of Our Lord 2012

Bishop Events

March to April


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Mar68.5InstalledLeslie Rogers TomlinsonBishop of Sandhurst, Australia
2 Mar75.4DiedJosé Adolfo Mojica MoralesBishop Emeritus of Sonsonate, El Salvador
75.0RetiredJosé Alberto Rozo Gutiérrez, S.M.M.Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Gaitán, ColombiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
3 Mar50.5Ordained BishopJulio MuratTitular Archbishop of OrangeApostolic Nuncio to Zambia
74.3DiedStephen M. TiruBishop of Khunti, India
4 Mar54.4Ordained BishopJoaquim Wladimir Lopes DiasTitular Bishop of SitaAuxiliary Bishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil
89.8DiedJohn Charles ReissBishop Emeritus of Trenton, New Jersey, USA
52.7Ordained BishopDaniel Fernando Sturla Berhouet, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of PhelbesArchbishop of Montevideo, Uruguay
5 Mar48.2AppointedBinay KandulnaApostolic Administrator of Khunti, IndiaBishop
6 Mar53.1AppointedKuriakose BharanikulangaraArchbishop (Personal Title) of Faridabad (Syro-Malabarese), IndiaBishop
7 Mar71.4AppointedLorenzo BaldisseriSecretary of the College of CardinalsCardinal, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops
61.0AppointedPaulo Mendes PeixotoArchbishop of Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil
75.7RetiredAloísio Roque Oppermann, S.C.I.Archbishop of Uberaba, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
8 Mar64.5AppointedLiam Stephen CaryBishop of Baker, Oregon, USA
78.0ResignedWilliam Stephen SkylstadApostolic Administrator of Baker, Oregon, USABishop Emeritus of Spokane, Washington, USA
9 Mar92.0DiedJosé Tomás SánchezCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
10 Mar55.7AppointedFrancesco AlfanoArchbishop of Sorrento-Castellammare di Stabia, Italy
68.5AppointedMario Roberto CassariApostolic Nuncio to South Africa
68.5AppointedMario Roberto CassariApostolic Nuncio to BotswanaApostolic Nuncio to South Africa
68.5AppointedMario Roberto CassariApostolic Nuncio to NamibiaApostolic Nuncio to South Africa
68.5AppointedMario Roberto CassariApostolic Nuncio to SwazilandApostolic Nuncio to South Africa
76.0RetiredFelice CeceArchbishop of Sorrento-Castellammare di Stabia, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
74.3DiedHermín Negrón SantanaAuxiliary Bishop of San Juan de Puerto Rico
11 Mar52.7InstalledHervé GaschignardBishop of Aire et Dax, France
12 Mar69.2DiedAugustin MisagoBishop of Gikongoro, Rwanda
67.5DiedWilson Abraham Moncayo JalilBishop of Santo Domingo en Ecuador
13 Mar84.6DiedHans Ludvig Martensen, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of København {Copenhagen}, Denmark
14 Mar42.0AppointedEduardo José Castillo PinoAuxiliary Bishop of Portoviejo, Ecuador
42.0AppointedEduardo José Castillo PinoTitular Bishop of Tarasa in ByzacenaAuxiliary Bishop of Portoviejo, Ecuador
60.7AppointedAdalberto Martínez FloresBishop of Paraguay, Military
15 Mar68.0InstalledPaul LortieBishop of Mont-Laurier, Québec, Canada
72.9AppointedEdwin Frederick O’BrienCardinal, Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
78.6AppointedJulio César Terán Dutari, S.J.Apostolic Administrator of Santo Domingo en EcuadorBishop Emeritus of Ibarra, Ecuador
16 Mar71.8LaicizedRaymond John Lahey
17 Mar72.1AppointedRufin AnthonyApostolic Administrator of Faisalabad, PakistanBishop of Islamabad-Rawalpindi, Pakistan
68.6AppointedMario Roberto CassariApostolic Nuncio to LesothoApostolic Nuncio to South Africa
50.6Ordained BishopSanto Rocco GangemiTitular Archbishop of UmbriaticoApostolic Nuncio to Guinea
47.9Ordained BishopJozef Hal’koTitular Bishop of SerraAuxiliary Bishop of Bratislava, Slovakia
50.3InstalledJoão Santos CardosoBishop of São Raimundo Nonato, Piaui, Brazil
18 Mar74.6DiedAnárghyros PrintesisApostolic Exarch Emeritus of Greece (Greek)
52.5Ordained BishopRubens Sevilha, O.C.D.Titular Bishop of IdassaAuxiliary Bishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil
20 Mar76.1RetiredThomas George DoranBishop of Rockford, Illinois, USABishop Emeritus
89.8DiedAnte JuricArchbishop Emeritus of Split-Makarska, Croatia
60.5AppointedChristian LépineArchbishop of Montréal, Québec, Canada
60.5InstalledChristian LépineArchbishop of Montréal, Québec, Canada
60.9AppointedWilliam Edward LoriArchbishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
56.1AppointedDavid John MalloyBishop of Rockford, Illinois, USA
48.0AppointedGregory Lawrence ParkesBishop of Pensacola-Tallahassee, Florida, USA
75.7RetiredJean-Claude TurcotteArchbishop of Montréal, Québec, CanadaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
21 Mar88.7DiedJohn George ChedidBishop Emeritus of Our Lady of Lebanon of Los Angeles (Maronite), California, USA
62.7AppointedAdriano Ciocca VasinoPrelate of São Félix, Mato Grosso, Brazil
58.1InstalledTimothy Costelloe, S.D.B.Archbishop of Perth, Australia
53.5AppointedGiovanni Crippa, I.M.C.Auxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
53.5AppointedGiovanni Crippa, I.M.C.Titular Bishop of AcciaAuxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
48.9AppointedJosé Luiz Gomes de VasconcelosAuxiliary Bishop of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
48.9AppointedJosé Luiz Gomes de VasconcelosTitular Bishop of CanapiumAuxiliary Bishop of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
67.7ResignedEugène Lambert Adrian RixenApostolic Administrator of São Félix, Mato Grosso, BrazilBishop of Goiás, Goias, Brazil
24 Mar63.8Ordained BishopFroilán Tiberio Casas OrtízBishop of Neiva, Colombia
50.6AppointedSanto Rocco GangemiApostolic Nuncio to Papua New GuineaApostolic Nuncio to Guinea
49.6Ordained BishopVincent HarolimanaBishop of Ruhengeri, Rwanda
89.2DiedEdward Henryk MaterskiBishop Emeritus of Radom, Poland
50.9Ordained BishopJoseph Ndembu MbatiaBishop of Nyahururu, Kenya
43.2AppointedWiesław ŚmigielAuxiliary Bishop of Pelplin, Poland
43.2AppointedWiesław ŚmigielTitular Bishop of BeatiaAuxiliary Bishop of Pelplin, Poland
25 Mar58.8InstalledFrancesco MoragliaPatriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
44.9Ordained BishopDominik SchwaderlappTitular Bishop of FrequentiumAuxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
26 Mar63.4InstalledJoseph Luc André BouchardBishop of Trois Rivières, Québec, Canada
29 Mar88.2DiedPaulino Reale ChirinaBishop Emeritus of Venado Tuerto, Argentina
30 Mar62.9AppointedLuis Artemio Flores CalzadaBishop of Tepic, Nayarit, México
2 Apr63.5AppointedMark Benedict ColeridgeArchbishop of Brisbane, Australia
74.3ResignedGeoffrey Hilton JarrettApostolic Administrator of Brisbane, AustraliaBishop of Lismore, Australia
3 Apr60.5AppointedCástor Oswaldo Azuaje Pérez, O.C.D.Bishop of Trujillo, Venezuela
79.3DiedArduino BertoldoBishop Emeritus of Foligno, Italy
81.7DiedMichael Bzdel, C.SS.R. †Archbishop Emeritus of Winnipeg (Ukrainian), Manitoba, Canada
65.9AppointedJesús Carlos Cabrero RomeroArchbishop of San Luis Potosí, México
76.7RetiredVicente Ramón Hernández PeñaBishop of Trujillo, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
83.3DiedEfraím Basílio Krevey (Krevei), O.S.B.M. †Bishop Emeritus of São João Batista em Curitiba (Ukrainian), Brazil
75.7RetiredLuis Morales ReyesArchbishop of San Luis Potosí, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
4 Apr52.5AppointedOscar Omar Aparicio CéspedesBishop of Bolivia, Military
75.5RetiredGonzalo Ramiro del Castillo Crespo, O.C.D.Bishop of Bolivia, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
63.7AppointedFrancesco MilitoBishop of Oppido Mamertina-Palmi, Italy
52.1AppointedTulio Luis Ramírez PadillaAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
52.1AppointedTulio Luis Ramírez PadillaTitular Bishop of AusuccuraAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
6 Apr76.6DiedFelipe Fernández GarcíaBishop Emeritus of San Cristóbal de La Laguna o Tenerife, Spain
7 Apr81.6DiedIgnace Moussa I (Basile) DaoudCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
10 Apr89.7DiedLuis Aponte MartínezCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of San Juan de Puerto Rico
79.3DiedLeonardo Mario Bernacchi, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Camiri, Bolivia
11 Apr83.9DiedAgustín Alejo (Aleido) Román RodríguezAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Miami, Florida, USA
13 Apr86.1DiedMario RizziApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Bulgaria
14 Apr51.6Ordained BishopOlivier Jacques Marie de Germay de CirfontaineBishop of Ajaccio, France
56.6Ordained BishopLorenzo LeuzziTitular Bishop of AemonaAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
53.6Ordained BishopJohn Oballa OwaaBishop of Ngong, Kenya
57.0Ordained BishopJosé Manuel Romero BarriosTitular Bishop of MaterianaAuxiliary Bishop of Barcelona, Venezuela
50.1Ordained BishopLuis José Rueda AparicioBishop of Montelibano, Colombia
48.8Ordained BishopLuciano RussoTitular Archbishop of MonteverdeApostolic Nuncio to Rwanda
51.0AppointedMarek SolczyńskiApostolic Nuncio to AzerbaijanApostolic Nuncio to Georgia
38.8Ordained BishopLinas (Genadijus) Vodopjanovas, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of QuizaAuxiliary Bishop of Telšiai (-Klaipeda), Lithuania
56.5Ordained BishopMatteo Maria ZuppiTitular Bishop of Villa NovaAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
15 Apr50.3Ordained BishopTimothée Bodika Mansiyai, P.S.S.Titular Bishop of NaieraAuxiliary Bishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
55.8InstalledAirton José dos SantosArchbishop of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
53.9Ordained BishopSébastien-Joseph Muyengo MulombeTitular Bishop of StratherniaBishop of Uvira, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
16 Apr82.2DiedAntoine Hamid MouranyArchbishop Emeritus of Damas (Maronite), Syria
18 Apr91.7DiedJosé Cerviño CerviñoBishop Emeritus of Tui-Vigo, Spain
53.1AppointedMiguel Ángel D’AnnibaleApostolic Administrator of Río Gallegos, ArgentinaBishop
57.5ResignedJuan Carlos Romanin, S.D.B.Bishop of Río Gallegos, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
55.9InstalledWilliam Charles SkurlaArchbishop of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania, USA
21 Apr79.0DiedRamón Búa OteroBishop Emeritus of Calahorra y La Calzada-Logroño, Spain
63.9InstalledFroilán Tiberio Casas OrtízBishop of Neiva, Colombia
86.3InstalledProspero (Stanley) Grech, O.S.A.Cardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria Goretti
51.4Ordained BishopPaul Abel Mamba DiattaBishop of Ziguinchor, Senegal
43.3Ordained BishopWiesław ŚmigielTitular Bishop of BeatiaAuxiliary Bishop of Pelplin, Poland
22 Apr84.0InstalledKarl Josef Becker, S.J.Cardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Giuliano Martire
74.1InstalledManuel Monteiro de CastroCardinal-Deacon of San Domenico di GuzmanCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
72.7InstalledJohn Tong HonCardinal-Priest of Regina ApostolorumCardinal, Bishop of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
25 Apr74.1ResignedJosé Foralosso, S.D.B. †Bishop of Marabá, Para, BrazilBishop Emeritus
71.9DiedJan Bernard SzlagaBishop of Pelplin, Poland
26 Apr74.1InstalledFrancesco CoccopalmerioCardinal-Deacon of San Giuseppe dei FalegnamiCardinal, President of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts
28 Apr62.5AppointedMichael Dixon BhaseraApostolic Administrator of Gweru, ZimbabweBishop of Masvingo, Zimbabwe
49.9AppointedTadeusz LityńskiAuxiliary Bishop of Zielona Góra-Gorzów, Poland
49.9AppointedTadeusz LityńskiTitular Bishop of CemerinianusAuxiliary Bishop of Zielona Góra-Gorzów, Poland
56.3ResignedMartin MunyanyiBishop of Gweru, ZimbabweBishop Emeritus
50.2InstalledLuis José Rueda AparicioBishop of Montelibano, Colombia
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