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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown72.8RetiredAntonio LucibelloApostolic Nuncio to TurkeyApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
72.8RetiredAntonio LucibelloApostolic Nuncio to TurkmenistanApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Turkey
73.5RetiredThomas Yeh Sheng-nanApostolic Nuncio to AlgeriaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
73.5RetiredThomas Yeh Sheng-nanApostolic Nuncio to TunisiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Algeria
1 Jan104.9DiedGéry-Jacques-Charles LeulietBishop Emeritus of Amiens, France
3 Jan68.1InstalledFernando Antônio Brochini, C.S.S.Bishop of Itumbiara, Goias, Brazil
78.2DiedPaulinus CostaArchbishop Emeritus of Dhaka, Bangladesh
71.6ResignedJean-Paul Aimé GobelApostolic Nuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic ofApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
62.1InstalledChristopher KakoozaBishop of Lugazi, Uganda
4 Jan62.7InstalledRichard Daniel Alarcón UrrutiaArchbishop of Cuzco, Peru
85.7DiedNatalino PescaroloBishop Emeritus of Cuneo, Italy
5 Jan102.1DiedBernard Joseph McLaughlinAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Buffalo, New York, USA
6 Jan69.7DiedJoseph Djida, O.M.I. †Bishop of Ngaoundéré, Cameroon
51.3InstalledDonald Joseph HyingBishop of Gary, Indiana, USA
62.8Ordained BishopMarek SzkudłoTitular Bishop of WigryAuxiliary Bishop of Katowice, Poland
47.0Ordained BishopAdam WodarczykTitular Bishop of PomezaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Katowice, Poland
7 Jan47.3AppointedLeomar Antônio BrustolinAuxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
47.3AppointedLeomar Antônio BrustolinTitular Bishop of TigavaAuxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
54.7AppointedJosé Antônio PeruzzoArchbishop of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
8 Jan70.0AppointedJoël Michel Marie Luc MercierSecretary of the Congregation for the Clergy
70.0AppointedJoël Michel Marie Luc MercierTitular Archbishop of RotaSecretary of the Congregation for the Clergy
10 Jan45.4AppointedEmmanuel AbboApostolic Administrator of Ngaoundéré, CameroonBishop
53.6AppointedNicolò AnselmiAuxiliary Bishop of Genova {Genoa}, Italy
53.6AppointedNicolò AnselmiTitular Bishop of UticaAuxiliary Bishop of Genova {Genoa}, Italy
58.4AppointedJuan de la Cruz Barros MadridBishop of Osorno, Chile
60.7AppointedGuglielmo BorghettiCoadjutor Bishop of Albenga-Imperia, ItalyBishop
71.5DiedPierre-André FournierArchbishop of Rimouski, Québec, Canada
56.2AppointedEugene Martin NugentApostolic Nuncio to Haiti
59.9Ordained BishopJohn Yaw AfoakwaBishop of Obuasi, Ghana
11 Jan60.5InstalledJean-Pierre Louis Roger Sylvain BatutBishop of Blois, France
59.3InstalledGiovanni M. Scalese, B.Superior of Afghanistan
59.4InstalledStephen TjepheBishop of Loikaw, Myanmar
12 Jan62.9AppointedFernand Joseph Cheri III, O.F.M.Auxiliary Bishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
62.9AppointedFernand Joseph Cheri III, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of MembressaAuxiliary Bishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
58.7DiedJames Naanman Daman, O.S.A. †Bishop of Shendam, Nigeria
14 Jan75.6RetiredWilliam Joseph DendingerBishop of Grand Island, Nebraska, USABishop Emeritus
56.7AppointedJoseph Gerard HanefeldtBishop of Grand Island, Nebraska, USA
15 Jan58.1AppointedEmmanuel Hanna ChallitaBishop of Mar Addai of Toronto (Chaldean), Canada
76.4RetiredDjibrail KassabBishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Sydney (Chaldean), AustraliaBishop Emeritus
47.2AppointedAmel Shamon NonaArchbishop (Personal Title) of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Sydney (Chaldean), AustraliaBishop
61.6AppointedVito RalloApostolic NuncioApostolic Nuncio to Morocco
44.6AppointedBasel Salim YaldoTitular Bishop of BethzabdaCurial Bishop of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
44.6ConfirmedBasel Salim YaldoCurial Bishop of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
59.2DiedJoseph Mukasa ZuzaBishop of Mzuzu, Malawi
16 Jan56.0AppointedJosé María BaliñaAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
56.0AppointedJosé María BaliñaTitular Bishop of TheudalisAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
62.2AppointedJoão Francisco SalmApostolic Administrator of Blumenau, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop of Tubarão, Santa Catarina, Brazil
70.4AppointedNicholas James SamraApostolic Administrator of Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México (Melkite Greek)Bishop of Newton (Our Lady of the Annunciation in Boston) (Melkite Greek), USA
17 Jan45.8Ordained BishopMoisés Carlos Atisha ContrerasBishop of San Marcos de Arica, Chile
52.7InstalledFernando Bascopé Müller, S.D.B.Bishop of Bolivia, Military
47.2Ordained BishopAriel Lascarro TapiaBishop of Magangué, Colombia
49.7Ordained BishopJean-Philippe Paul Nault, S.J.M.V.Bishop of Digne (-Riez-Sisteron), France
51.0Ordained BishopAntônio Tourinho NetoTitular Bishop of SatafiAuxiliary Bishop of Olinda e Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
50.3AppointedPiotr Wojciech TurzyńskiAuxiliary Bishop of Radom, Poland
50.3AppointedPiotr Wojciech TurzyńskiTitular Bishop of UsulaAuxiliary Bishop of Radom, Poland
18 Jan57.6InstalledBeatus Kinyaiya, O.F.M. Cap.Archbishop of Dodoma, Tanzania
60.3InstalledNorbert José Henri TuriniBishop of Perpignan-Elne, France
19 Jan88.0DiedJosé María Hernández GonzálezBishop Emeritus of Netzahualcóyotl, México, México
55.0AppointedLisane-Christos Matheos SemahunBishop of Bahir Dar - Dessie (Ethiopian), Ethiopia
75.6RetiredClaudio StagniBishop of Faenza-Modigliana, ItalyBishop Emeritus
66.0AppointedMenghesteab Tesfamariam, M.C.C.I.Archbishop of Asmara (Eritrean), Eritrea
64.5AppointedMario Toso, S.D.B.Bishop of Faenza-Modigliana, Italy
20 Jan55.3InstalledOscar Omar Aparicio CéspedesArchbishop of Cochabamba, Bolivia
75.5RetiredIgnazio Bedini, S.D.B.Archbishop of Ispahan, IranArchbishop Emeritus
49.5AppointedJorge Giovanny Pazmiño Abril, O.P.Bishop of Ambato, Ecuador
78.2RetiredGermán Trajano Pavón PuenteBishop of Ambato, EcuadorBishop Emeritus
21 Jan54.3AppointedDaniel Elias GarciaAuxiliary Bishop of Austin, Texas, USA
54.3AppointedDaniel Elias GarciaTitular Bishop of CapsusAuxiliary Bishop of Austin, Texas, USA
22 Jan49.5Ordained BishopHilario González GarcíaBishop of Linares, Nuevo León, México
55.7ResignedJean-Marie Charles André Le VertBishop of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), FranceBishop Emeritus
23 Jan65.5InstalledBernardino Cruz CortezPrelate of Infanta, Philippines
24 Jan56.7InstalledFilomeno do Nascimento Vieira DiasArchbishop of Luanda, Angola
51.4Ordained BishopCélestin HakizimanaBishop of Gikongoro, Rwanda
47.2InstalledAriel Lascarro TapiaBishop of Magangué, Colombia
51.4AppointedIvica Petanjak, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Krk (Veglia), Croatia
76.4RetiredValter ŽupanBishop of Krk (Veglia), CroatiaBishop Emeritus
25 Jan53.8Ordained BishopVictor Hlolo PhalanaBishop of Klerksdorp, South Africa
67.0CeasedButi Joseph Tlhagale, O.M.I.Apostolic Administrator of Klerksdorp, South AfricaArchbishop of Johannesburg, South Africa
26 Jan48.4AppointedStefan Heße (Hesse)Archbishop of Hamburg, Germany
28 Jan56.3AppointedCésar Alcides Balbín TamayoBishop of Caldas, Colombia
79.0RetiredEgon KapellariBishop of Graz-Seckau, AustriaBishop Emeritus
76.1RetiredJosé Soleibe ArbeláezBishop of Caldas, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
29 Jan56.6InstalledChristopher James CoyneBishop of Burlington, Vermont, USA
77.8RetiredFerdinand Maemba LiwokeBishop of Lolo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
78.6DiedJosé Martins da Silva, S.D.N. †Archbishop Emeritus of Porto Velho, Rondonia, Brazil
49.8AppointedJean-Bertin Nadonye Ndongo, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Lolo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
31 Jan50.5AppointedJózef Andrzej Dąbrowski, C.S.M.A.Auxiliary Bishop of London, Ontario, Canada
50.5AppointedJózef Andrzej Dąbrowski, C.S.M.A.Titular Bishop of Casae in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop of London, Ontario, Canada
66.5AppointedAdelio Dell’OroBishop of Karaganda, Kazakhstan
48.3Ordained BishopDonatus Aihmiosion Ogun, O.S.A.Bishop of Uromi, Nigeria
81.0DiedAdalberto Arturo Rosat, O.F.M. †Prelate Emeritus of Aiquile, Bolivia
54.0Ordained BishopSamson Shukardin, O.F.M.Bishop of Hyderabad in Pakistan
59.8Ordained BishopCarlos Enrique Trinidad GómezBishop of San Marcos, Guatemala
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