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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Feb50.0AppointedTimothée Bodika Mansiyai, P.S.S.Auxiliary Bishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop of Kikwit, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
50.0AppointedTimothée Bodika Mansiyai, P.S.S.Titular Bishop of NaieraBishop of Kikwit, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
50.8SucceededJosé Bonello, O.F.M.Bishop of Juticalpa, Honduras
63.2AppointedJoseph Luc André BouchardBishop of Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
81.7DiedPaul ConsbruchAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Paderborn, Germany
41.1AppointedBulus Dauwa YohannaVicar Apostolic of Kontagora, Nigeria
41.1AppointedBulus Dauwa YohannaTitular Bishop of ScebatianaVicar Apostolic of Kontagora, Nigeria
58.3InstalledWacław Tomasz DepoArchbishop of Częstochowa, Poland
49.8AppointedJuan María Huerta Muro, O.F.M.Prelate of El Salto, Durango, México
67.8AppointedPaul LortieBishop of Mont-Laurier, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
75.1RetiredVital MasséBishop of Mont-Laurier, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
73.4ResignedTomás Andrés Mauro Muldoon, O.F.M.Bishop of Juticalpa, HondurasBishop Emeritus
53.7AppointedSébastien-Joseph Muyengo MulombeAuxiliary Bishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop of Uvira, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
53.7AppointedSébastien-Joseph Muyengo MulombeTitular Bishop of StratherniaBishop of Uvira, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
68.8InstalledArmando Xavier OchoaBishop of Fresno, California, USABishop Emeritus
56.8AppointedJosé Manuel Romero BarriosAuxiliary Bishop of Barcelona, VenezuelaBishop of El Tigre, Venezuela
56.8AppointedJosé Manuel Romero BarriosTitular Bishop of MaterianaBishop of El Tigre, Venezuela
49.9AppointedLuis José Rueda AparicioBishop of Montelibano, ColombiaArchbishop of Popayán, Colombia
49.8Ordained BishopAnselm Umoren, M.S.P.N.Titular Bishop of ScampaAuxiliary Bishop of Abuja, Nigeria
75.2RetiredMartin VeilletteBishop of Trois-Rivières, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
3 Feb68.4AppointedLeslie Rogers TomlinsonBishop of Sandhurst, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
4 Feb63.7AppointedFroilán Tiberio Casas OrtízBishop of Neiva, Colombia
55.5InstalledAntonio De Luca, C.SS.R.Bishop of Teggiano-Policastro, Italy
67.7DiedJoseph Walter EstabrookAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, Military
54.6Ordained BishopDonald Francis Lippert, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Mendi, Papua New Guinea
76.4RetiredRamón Darío Molina Jaramillo, O.F.M. †Bishop of Neiva, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
94.2DiedPierre-Eugène Rouanet, S.M.A. †Bishop Emeritus of Daloa, Côte d’Ivoire
83.8DiedGiovanni VoltaBishop Emeritus of Pavia, Italy
5 Feb62.5InstalledFranco Giulio BrambillaBishop of Novara, Italy
56.9InstalledFrancesco CavinaBishop of Carpi, ItalyBishop Emeritus
92.0DiedLawrence Zhang WenchangApostolic Administrator of Kunming [Kunming], China
6 Feb51.1AppointedEdward Joseph WeisenburgerBishop of Salina, Kansas, USABishop of Tucson, Arizona, USA
7 Feb49.5AppointedJorge Alberto Cavazos ArizpeApostolic Administrator of Monterrey, Nuevo León, MéxicoBishop of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, México
62.9InstalledJosé Francisco Robles OrtegaCardinal, Archbishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
8 Feb86.1Ordained BishopProspero (Stanley) Grech, O.S.A. †Titular Archbishop of San LeoneCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria Goretti
53.4Ordained BishopKenneth David Oswin RichardsBishop of Saint John’s-Basseterre, Virgin Islands (British), AntillesArchbishop of Kingston in Jamaica, Antilles
9 Feb43.7Ordained BishopMichael Robert KennedyBishop of Armidale, Australia
10 Feb57.0AppointedGiovanni d’AnielloApostolic Nuncio to Brazil
88.7DiedFilippo GianniniAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Roma {Rome}, Italy
84.0DiedFrancisco de Guruceaga IturrizaBishop Emeritus of La Guaira, Venezuela
77.7AppointedPaolo Mietto, C.S.I.Apostolic Administrator of San Miguel de Sucumbíos, EcuadorVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Napo, Ecuador
44.5AppointedMarcos Aurelio Pérez CaicedoBishop of Babahoyo, EcuadorArchbishop of Cuenca, Ecuador
11 Feb58.7AppointedAngelo Antolini, O.F.M. Cap.Prefect of Robe, Ethiopia
49.4AppointedNicolas Jean René BrouwetBishop of Tarbes et Lourdes, France
77.2RetiredFernando Robles CapallaArchbishop of Davao, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
60.5InstalledJuan Vicente Cordoba Villota, S.J.Bishop of Fontibón, Colombia
45.1Ordained BishopJoão Justino de Medeiros SilvaTitular Bishop of TulliaArchbishop of Montes Claros, Minas Gerais, Brazil
63.7Ordained BishopFidelis Lionel Emmanuel FernandoTitular Bishop of HortaBishop of Mannar, Sri Lanka
51.9AppointedJonas IvanauskasBishop of Kaišiadorys, Lithuania
51.3AppointedProsper Kontiebo, M.I.Bishop of Tenkodogo, Burkina Faso
58.6Ordained BishopJosé Leonardo Lemos MontanetBishop of Orense, Spain
60.3Ordained BishopMichael Lenihan, O.F.M.Bishop of La Ceiba, Honduras
57.4AppointedPierre Claver MalgoBishop of Fada N’Gourma, Burkina Faso
75.9RetiredJuozas MatulaitisBishop of Kaišiadorys, LithuaniaBishop Emeritus
75.1RetiredJacques Jean Joseph Jules PerrierBishop of Tarbes et Lourdes, FranceBishop Emeritus
91.8Ordained BishopJulien RiesTitular Archbishop of BellicastrumCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Antonio di Padova a Circonvallazione Appia
58.3Ordained BishopSampathawaduge Maxwell Grenville SilvaTitular Bishop of LesinaAuxiliary Bishop of Colombo, Sri Lanka
60.5AppointedRomulo Geolina VallesArchbishop of Davao, Philippines
38.6AppointedLinas (Genadijus) Vodopjanovas, O.F.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Telšiai (-Klaipeda), LithuaniaBishop of Panevėžys, Lithuania
38.6AppointedLinas (Genadijus) Vodopjanovas, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of QuizaBishop of Panevėžys, Lithuania
12 Feb50.1Ordained BishopJoão Santos CardosoBishop of São Raimundo Nonato, Piaui, BrazilBishop of Bom Jesus da Lapa, Bahia, Brazil
59.8InstalledJeffrey Neil SteensonOrdinary of The Chair of Saint Peter, USAOrdinary Emeritus
13 Feb74.3DiedLadislau Biernaski, C.M. †Bishop of São José dos Pinhais, Parana, Brazil
15 Feb55.6AppointedAirton José dos SantosArchbishop of Campinas, Sao Paulo, BrazilArchbishop of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil
55.0AppointedJosé Luiz Ferreira Salles, C.SS.R.Bishop of Pesqueira, Pernambuco, Brazil
16 Feb48.6AppointedLuciano RussoApostolic Nuncio to RwandaApostolic Nuncio to Algeria
17 Feb80.0DiedJoseph Faber MacDonaldBishop Emeritus of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
18 Feb76.4AppointedSantos Abril y CastellóCardinal-Deacon of San PonzianoCardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore {Saint Mary Major Basilica}
76.4Elevated to CardinalSantos Abril y CastellóCardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore {Saint Mary Major Basilica}
66.8AppointedGeorge AlencherryCardinal-Priest of San Bernardo alle TermeCardinal, Major Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), India
66.8Elevated to CardinalGeorge AlencherryCardinal, Major Archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), India
83.8AppointedKarl Josef Becker, S.J. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Giuliano Martire
83.8Elevated to CardinalKarl Josef Becker, S.J. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Giuliano Martire
69.3AppointedGiuseppe BertelloCardinal-Deacon of Santi Vito, Modesto e CrescenziaCardinal, President of the Governatorate of Vatican City State
69.3Elevated to CardinalGiuseppe BertelloCardinal, President of the Governatorate of Vatican City State
64.9AppointedGiuseppe BetoriCardinal-Priest of San MarcelloCardinal, Archbishop of Firenze {Florence}, Italy
64.9Elevated to CardinalGiuseppe BetoriCardinal, Archbishop of Firenze {Florence}, Italy
64.8AppointedJoão Bráz de AvizCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Elena fuori Porta PrenestinaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
64.8Elevated to CardinalJoão Bráz de AvizCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
69.0AppointedDomenico CalcagnoCardinal-Deacon of Annunciazione della Beata Vergine Maria a Via ArdeatinaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
69.0Elevated to CardinalDomenico CalcagnoCardinal, President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
73.9AppointedFrancesco CoccopalmerioCardinal-Deacon of San Giuseppe dei FalegnamiCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts
73.9Elevated to CardinalFrancesco CoccopalmerioCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts
65.0AppointedThomas Christopher CollinsCardinal-Priest of San PatrizioCardinal, Archbishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
65.0Elevated to CardinalThomas Christopher CollinsCardinal, Archbishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
62.0AppointedTimothy Michael DolanCardinal-Priest of Nostra Signora di Guadalupe a Monte MarioCardinal, Archbishop of New York, New York, USA
62.0Elevated to CardinalTimothy Michael DolanCardinal, Archbishop of New York, New York, USA
68.8AppointedDominik Jaroslav Duka, O.P.Cardinal-Priest of Santi Marcellino e PietroCardinal, Archbishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
68.8Elevated to CardinalDominik Jaroslav Duka, O.P.Cardinal, Archbishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
58.6AppointedWillem Jacobus EijkCardinal-Priest of San CallistoCardinal, Archbishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
58.6Elevated to CardinalWillem Jacobus EijkCardinal, Archbishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
65.8AppointedFernando FiloniCardinal-Deacon of Nostra Signora di Coromoto in San Giovanni di DioCardinal, Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
65.8Elevated to CardinalFernando FiloniCardinal, Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
51.8AppointedChristopher John Glancy, C.S.V.Auxiliary Bishop of Belize City-Belmopan, Belize, Antilles
51.8AppointedChristopher John Glancy, C.S.V.Titular Bishop of Absa SallaAuxiliary Bishop of Belize City-Belmopan, Belize, Antilles
86.1AppointedProspero (Stanley) Grech, O.S.A. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria Goretti
86.1Elevated to CardinalProspero (Stanley) Grech, O.S.A. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria Goretti
48.2Ordained BishopOllo Modeste KambouBishop of Gaoua, Burkina Faso
73.8AppointedManuel Monteiro de CastroCardinal-Deacon of San Domenico di GuzmanCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
73.8Elevated to CardinalManuel Monteiro de CastroCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
80.7AppointedLucian MureşanCardinal-Priest of Sant’AtanasioCardinal, Major Archbishop of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (Romanian), Romania
80.7Elevated to CardinalLucian MureşanCardinal, Major Archbishop of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (Romanian), Romania
72.8AppointedEdwin Frederick O’BrienCardinal-Deacon of San Sebastiano al PalatinoCardinal, Grand Master Emeritus of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
72.8Elevated to CardinalEdwin Frederick O’BrienCardinal, Grand Master Emeritus of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
91.8AppointedJulien RiesCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Antonio di Padova a Circonvallazione Appia
91.8Elevated to CardinalJulien RiesCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Antonio di Padova a Circonvallazione Appia
72.5AppointedJohn Tong HonCardinal-Priest of Regina ApostolorumCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
72.5Elevated to CardinalJohn Tong HonCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
74.0AppointedAntonio Maria VegliòCardinal-Deacon of San Cesareo in PalatioCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
74.0Elevated to CardinalAntonio Maria VegliòCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
68.5AppointedGiuseppe VersaldiCardinal-Deacon of Sacro Cuore di Gesù a Castro PretorioCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education (for Institutes of Study)
68.5Elevated to CardinalGiuseppe VersaldiPresident of the Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy SeeCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education (for Institutes of Study)
55.5AppointedRainer Maria WoelkiCardinal-Priest of San Giovanni Maria VianneyCardinal, Archbishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
55.5Elevated to CardinalRainer Maria WoelkiCardinal, Archbishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
19 Feb47.2Ordained BishopPio HipunyatiBishop of Ondjiva, Angola
20 Feb58.0AppointedTimothy John Costelloe, S.D.B.Archbishop of Perth, Australia
75.8RetiredBarry James HickeyArchbishop of Perth, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus
75.3RetiredJoachim Friedrich ReineltBishop of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen), GermanyBishop Emeritus
75.8DiedEdgardo Gabriel StorniArchbishop Emeritus of Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz, Argentina
21 Feb89.2DiedManuel Franco da Costa de Oliveira FalcãoBishop Emeritus of Beja, Portugal
65.8AppointedGeorge Arthur SheltzAuxiliary Bishop of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USA
65.8AppointedGeorge Arthur SheltzTitular Bishop of HirinaAuxiliary Bishop of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USA
22 Feb82.0CeasedJean Marie Louis Bonfils, S.M.A.Apostolic Administrator of Ajaccio, FranceBishop Emeritus of Nice, France
75.2RetiredPeter James CullinaneBishop of Palmerston North, New ZealandBishop Emeritus
51.4SucceededCharles Edward DrennanBishop of Palmerston North, New ZealandBishop Emeritus
64.6AppointedJacinto Furtado de Brito SobrinhoArchbishop of Teresina, Piaui, Brazil
51.4AppointedOlivier Jacques Marie de Germay de CirfontaineBishop of Ajaccio, France
23 Feb61.4SucceededThomas D’SouzaArchbishop of Calcutta, India
64.2InstalledNoël SimardBishop of Valleyfield, Québec, Canada
75.4RetiredLucas Sirkar, S.D.B.Archbishop of Calcutta, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
24 Feb44.8AppointedDominik SchwaderlappAuxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
44.8AppointedDominik SchwaderlappTitular Bishop of FrequentiumAuxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
41.3AppointedFikremariam Hagos TsalimBishop of Segheneity (Eritrean), Eritrea
25 Feb52.7Ordained BishopMichel AounBishop of Jbeil {Byblos} (Maronite), Lebanon
57.3AppointedJohn Forrosuelo DuArchbishop of Palo, Philippines
63.5Ordained BishopNunzio GalantinoBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, ItalyPresident of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
57.3Ordained BishopDenis GrondinTitular Bishop of CamplumArchbishop of Rimouski, Québec, Canada
75.0RetiredGilberto Jiménez NarváezAuxiliary Bishop of Medellín, ColombiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
59.1Ordained BishopMounir KhairallahBishop of Batrun (Maronite), Lebanon
75.6RetiredGiuseppe ManiArchbishop of Cagliari, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
69.6AppointedArrigo MiglioArchbishop of Cagliari, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
64.7Ordained BishopGaétan Proulx, O.S.M.Titular Bishop of AzuraBishop of Gaspé, Québec, Canada
60.5Ordained BishopElias Khoury SlemanBishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite), SyriaBishop Emeritus
26 Feb52.7InstalledMichel AounBishop of Jbeil {Byblos} (Maronite), Lebanon
61.7InstalledRemídio José BohnBishop of Cachoeira do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
65.8InstalledFernando FiloniCardinal-Deacon of Nostra Signora di Coromoto in San Giovanni di DioCardinal, Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
85.0DiedGeorg (Karl Maria} Holzherr, O.S.B. †Abbot Emeritus of Maria Einsiedeln, Switzerland
59.1InstalledMounir KhairallahBishop of Batrun (Maronite), Lebanon
60.5InstalledElias Khoury SlemanBishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite), SyriaBishop Emeritus
27 Feb67.3DiedWerner GuballaAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
29 Feb44.7AppointedLuiz Henrique da Silva BritoAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, BrazilBishop of Barra do Piraí-Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
44.7AppointedLuiz Henrique da Silva BritoTitular Bishop of ZallataBishop of Barra do Piraí-Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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