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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Feb47.0Ordained BishopDevair Araújo da FonsecaTitular Bishop of UzalisAuxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, Brazil
51.7AppointedJosé Luiz Gomes de VasconcelosApostolic Administrator of Sobral, Ceara, BrazilBishop
52.1CeasedMiguel Olaortúa Laspra, O.S.A.Apostolic Administrator of San José del Amazonas, PeruVicar Apostolic of Iquitos, Peru
62.9InstalledJosé Javier Travieso Martín, C.M.F.Vicar Apostolic of San José del Amazonas, Peru
2 Feb61.3AppointedFrancisco Eduardo Cervantes MerinoBishop of Orizaba, Veracruz, México
55.7AppointedAlphonsus CullinanBishop of Waterford and Lismore, Ireland
51.9AppointedLiberatus SanguBishop of Shinyanga, Tanzania
5 Feb66.6AppointedBruno MusaròApostolic Nuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic of
6 Feb58.2Ordained BishopEmmanuel Hanna Shaleta (Challita)Bishop of Mar Addai of Toronto (Chaldean), CanadaBishop of Saint Peter the Apostle of San Diego (Chaldean), USA
59.0AppointedDenis Chidi IsizohAuxiliary Bishop of Onitsha, Nigeria
59.0AppointedDenis Chidi IsizohTitular Bishop of LegiaAuxiliary Bishop of Onitsha, Nigeria
52.4AppointedJózef Roszynski, S.V.D.Bishop of Wewak, Papua New Guinea
44.7Ordained BishopBasel Salim YaldoTitular Bishop of BethzabdaCurial Bishop of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
7 Feb55.7AppointedFranc ŠuštarAuxiliary Bishop of Ljubljana, Slovenia
55.7AppointedFranc ŠuštarTitular Bishop of RessianaAuxiliary Bishop of Ljubljana, Slovenia
49.8Ordained BishopEduardo Vieira dos SantosTitular Bishop of BladiaAuxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, Brazil
8 Feb53.7Ordained BishopNicolò AnselmiTitular Bishop of UticaAuxiliary Bishop of Genova {Genoa}, Italy
52.7AppointedAtanasio Amisse CaniraBishop of Lichinga, Mozambique
73.8DiedVincent Valentine Egwuchukwu Ezeonyia, C.S.Sp. †Bishop of Aba, Nigeria
76.2RetiredElio Giovanni Greselin, S.C.I.Bishop of Lichinga, MozambiqueBishop Emeritus
62.5InstalledKieran O’Reilly, S.M.A.Archbishop of Cashel and Emly, Ireland
9 Feb71.7ResignedAlberto Ricardo da SilvaBishop of Díli, Timor-LesteBishop Emeritus
64.6AppointedBasílio do NascimentoApostolic Administrator of Díli, Timor-LesteBishop of Baucau, Timor-Leste
10 Feb86.8DiedKarl Josef Becker, S.J. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Giuliano Martire
55.9AppointedJózef GórzyńskiCoadjutor Archbishop of Warmia, PolandArchbishop
11 Feb94.7DiedAbel Costas MontañoBishop Emeritus of Tarija, Bolivia
57.2AppointedJuan Nsue Edjang MayéArchbishop of Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
50.7AppointedErnest Ngboko Ngombe, C.I.C.M.Bishop of Lisala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
77.6RetiredLouis Nkinga Bondala, C.I.C.M.Bishop of Lisala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
76.7RetiredIldefonso Obama ObonoArchbishop of Malabo, Equatorial GuineaArchbishop Emeritus
12 Feb59.8Ordained BishopCristóbal Ascencio GarcíaBishop of Apatzingán, Michoacán, México
56.7AppointedLucien (Luc) Jacques Marie Joseph Crepy, C.I.M.Bishop of Le Puy-en-Velay, France
53.1AppointedFrançois Xavier Ghanbodè Gnonhossou, S.M.A.Bishop of Dassa-Zoumé, Benin
13 Feb82.0DiedThomas Bhalerao, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Nashik, India
52.5Ordained BishopStephen Marmion LoweBishop of Hamilton in New Zealand
84.4DiedMagnus MwalunyunguBishop Emeritus of Tunduru-Masasi, Tanzania
14 Feb72.8AppointedRicardo Blázquez PérezCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in VallicellaCardinal, Archbishop of Valladolid, Spain
72.8Elevated to CardinalRicardo Blázquez PérezCardinal, Archbishop of Valladolid, Spain
66.2AppointedCharles Maung Bo, S.D.B.Cardinal-Priest of Sant’Ireneo a CentocelleCardinal, Archbishop of Yangon, Myanmar
66.2Elevated to CardinalCharles Maung Bo, S.D.B.Cardinal, Archbishop of Yangon, Myanmar
66.7AppointedJohn Atcherley DewCardinal-Priest of Sant’IppolitoCardinal, Archbishop of Wellington, New Zealand
66.7Elevated to CardinalJohn Atcherley DewCardinal, Archbishop of Wellington, New Zealand
57.9CeasedJosé Gislon, O.F.M. Cap.Apostolic Administrator of Chapecó, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop of Erexim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
65.2AppointedArlindo Gomes FurtadoCardinal-Priest of San TimoteoCardinal, Bishop of Santiago de Cabo Verde
65.2Elevated to CardinalArlindo Gomes FurtadoCardinal, Bishop of Santiago de Cabo Verde
65.6AppointedFrancis Xavier Kriengsak KovithavanijCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria AddolorataCardinal, Archbishop of Bangkok, Thailand
65.6Elevated to CardinalFrancis Xavier Kriengsak KovithavanijCardinal, Archbishop of Bangkok, Thailand
70.9AppointedJosé Luis Lacunza Maestrojuán, O.A.R.Cardinal-Priest of San Giuseppe da CopertinoCardinal, Bishop of David, Panama
70.9Elevated to CardinalJosé Luis Lacunza Maestrojuán, O.A.R.Cardinal, Bishop of David, Panama
87.2AppointedJúlio Duarte LangaCardinal-Priest of San Gabriele dell’AddolorataCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Xai-Xai, Mozambique
87.2Elevated to CardinalJúlio Duarte LangaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Xai-Xai, Mozambique
66.5AppointedManuel José Macário do Nascimento ClementeCardinal-Priest of Sant’Antonio in Campo MarzioCardinal, Patriarch of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
66.5Elevated to CardinalManuel José Macário do Nascimento ClementeCardinal, Patriarch of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
53.1AppointedSoane Patita Paini MafiCardinal-Priest of Santa Paola RomanaCardinal, Bishop of Tonga, Pacific (Oceania)
53.1Elevated to CardinalSoane Patita Paini MafiCardinal, Bishop of Tonga, Pacific (Oceania)
88.9AppointedLuigi de MagistrisCardinal-Deacon of Santissimi Nome di Gesù e Maria in Via LataCardinal, Pro-Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
88.9Elevated to CardinalLuigi de MagistrisCardinal, Pro-Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
51.8InstalledOdelir José Magri, M.C.C.I.Bishop of Chapecó, Santa Catarina, Brazil
62.9AppointedDominique François Joseph MambertiCardinal-Deacon of Santo Spirito in SassiaCardinal, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura
62.9Elevated to CardinalDominique François Joseph MambertiCardinal, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura
75.3AppointedEdoardo MenichelliCardinal-Priest of Sacri Cuori di Gesù e Maria a Tor FiorenzaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Ancona-Osimo, Italy
75.3Elevated to CardinalEdoardo MenichelliCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Ancona-Osimo, Italy
68.7AppointedFrancesco MontenegroCardinal-Priest of Santi Andrea e Gregorio al Monte CelioCardinal, Archbishop of Agrigento, Italy
68.7Elevated to CardinalFrancesco MontenegroCardinal, Archbishop of Agrigento, Italy
76.8AppointedPierre Nguyên Văn NhonCardinal-Priest of San Tommaso ApostoloCardinal, Archbishop of Hà Nội, Viet Nam
76.8Elevated to CardinalPierre Nguyên Văn NhonCardinal, Archbishop of Hà Nội, Viet Nam
61.0Ordained BishopWilliam NolanBishop of Galloway, Scotland, Great Britain
95.9AppointedJosé de Jesús Pimiento RodriguezCardinal-Priest of San Giovanni Crisostomo a Monte Sacro AltoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Manizales, Colombia
95.9Elevated to CardinalJosé de Jesús Pimiento RodriguezCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Manizales, Colombia
80.8AppointedKarl-Josef RauberCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Antonio di Padova a Circonvallazione AppiaCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Belgium
80.8Elevated to CardinalKarl-Josef RauberCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Belgium
66.5AppointedBerhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M.Cardinal-Priest of San Romano MartireCardinal, Archbishop of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian), Ethiopia
66.5Elevated to CardinalBerhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M.Cardinal, Archbishop of Addis Abeba (Ethiopian), Ethiopia
55.6AppointedDaniel Fernando Sturla Berhouet, S.D.B.Cardinal-Priest of Santa GallaCardinal, Archbishop of Montevideo, Uruguay
55.6Elevated to CardinalDaniel Fernando Sturla Berhouet, S.D.B.Cardinal, Archbishop of Montevideo, Uruguay
76.0AppointedAlberto Suárez IndaCardinal-Priest of San PolicarpoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Morelia, Michoacán, México
76.0Elevated to CardinalAlberto Suárez IndaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Morelia, Michoacán, México
80.3AppointedLuis Héctor VillalbaCardinal-Priest of San Girolamo a CorvialeCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Tucumán, Argentina
80.3Elevated to CardinalLuis Héctor VillalbaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Tucumán, Argentina
15 Feb58.2Ordained BishopJean-Marc EychenneBishop of Pamiers (-Couserans-Mirepoix), France
50.4Ordained BishopProsper Balthazar LyimoTitular Bishop of VanarionaAuxiliary Bishop of Arusha, Tanzania
16 Feb61.4AppointedYustinus Harjosusanto, M.S.F.Archbishop of Samarinda, Indonesia
17 Feb79.3DiedJoseph Devellerez Thaung ShweBishop Emeritus of Pyay, Myanmar
68.7DiedAntonio LanfranchiArchbishop of Modena-Nonantola, Italy
88.9InstalledLuigi de MagistrisCardinal-Deacon of Santissimi Nome di Gesù e Maria in Via LataCardinal, Pro-Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
67.0AppointedAdolfo Tito Camacho YllanaApostolic Nuncio to Australia
19 Feb63.6AppointedJosé Crispiano Clavijo MéndezBishop of Sincelejo, Colombia
20 Feb55.0InstalledJosé Guadalupe Torres CamposBishop of Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, México
21 Feb65.3CeasedEmanuel Barbara, O.F.M. Cap.Apostolic Administrator of Mombasa, KenyaBishop of Malindi, Kenya
63.0InstalledMartin Kivuva MusondeArchbishop of Mombasa, Kenya
51.7AppointedAnthony MuheriaApostolic Administrator of Machakos, KenyaArchbishop of Nyeri, Kenya
66.3InstalledBenjamin NdiayeArchbishop of Dakar, Senegal
54.9AppointedEdgar Peña ParraApostolic Nuncio to Mozambique
50.7Ordained BishopIvan PereiraBishop of Jammu-Srinagar, India
88.5DiedBernardo Enrique Witte, O.M.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Concepción, Argentina
22 Feb50.0Ordained BishopOnécimo AlbertonBishop of Rio do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil
58.5Ordained BishopÁngel Javier Pérez PueyoBishop of Barbastro-Monzón, Spain
23 Feb67.3AppointedFreddy Antonio de Jesús Bretón MartínezArchbishop of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
77.0RetiredGabriel Antonio Camilo GonzálezBishop of La Vega, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus
75.4RetiredRamón Benito de La Rosa y CarpioArchbishop of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican RepublicArchbishop Emeritus
76.4RetiredRafael Leónidas Felipe y NúñezBishop of Barahona, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus
53.8AppointedJosé Miguel Gómez RodríguezBishop of Facatativá, Colombia
54.1AppointedHéctor Rafael Rodríguez Rodríguez, M.S.C.Bishop of La Vega, Dominican Republic
47.5AppointedAndrés Napoleón Romero CárdenasBishop of Barahona, Dominican Republic
24 Feb81.4DiedFrancis Némé BaïssariAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Joubbé, Sarba e Jounieh (Maronite), Lebanon
63.3Ordained BishopJerome Dhas Varuvel, S.D.B.Bishop of Kuzhithurai, India
25 Feb62.6AppointedJosé Aristeu VieiraBishop of Luz, Minas Gerais, Brazil
63.4AppointedJanusz Marian Danecki, O.F.M. Conv.Auxiliary Bishop of Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
63.4AppointedJanusz Marian Danecki, O.F.M. Conv.Titular Bishop of RegiaeAuxiliary Bishop of Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
47.2AppointedLuiz Gonçalves KnuppBishop of Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
26 Feb56.3Ordained BishopPatrick Michael O’ReganBishop of Sale, Australia
27 Feb55.7AppointedCharles Jude SciclunaArchbishop of Malta
60.8Ordained BishopJorge Martín Torres CarbonellTitular Bishop of Aquae in ByzacenaAuxiliary Bishop of Lomas de Zamora, Argentina
28 Feb56.1Ordained BishopJosé María BaliñaTitular Bishop of TheudalisAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
66.5ResignedNunzio GalantinoBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, ItalyBishop Emeritus
46.0AppointedMarek MarczakAuxiliary Bishop of Łódź, Poland
46.0AppointedMarek MarczakTitular Bishop of LeontiumAuxiliary Bishop of Łódź, Poland
60.2AppointedFrancesco SavinoBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
50.4Ordained BishopPiotr Wojciech TurzyńskiTitular Bishop of UsulaAuxiliary Bishop of Radom, Poland
84.5DiedAndré Vallée, P.M.E. †Bishop Emeritus of Hearst, Ontario, Canada
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