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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Apr71.9DiedAlberto Ricardo da SilvaBishop Emeritus of Díli, Timor-Leste
83.4DiedWilliam Benedict FriendBishop Emeritus of Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
3 Apr81.9DiedLuis María Pérez de Onraita AguirreArchbishop Emeritus of Malanje, Angola
6 Apr99.0DiedEugène Moke MotsüriAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
7 Apr60.1AppointedVincent AindBishop of Bagdogra, India
54.9AppointedErnesto José Romero Rivas, O.F.M. Cap.Vicar Apostolic of Tucupita, Venezuela
54.9AppointedErnesto José Romero Rivas, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of Nova SparsaVicar Apostolic of Tucupita, Venezuela
8 Apr78.7DiedJean-Claude TurcotteCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Montréal, Québec, Canada
75.2RetiredOctavio Villegas AguilarAuxiliary Bishop of Morelia, Michoacán, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
9 Apr58.3DiedJoão Alves dos Santos, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Paranaguá, Parana, Brazil
82.3DiedElmo Noel Joseph PereraBishop Emeritus of Galle, Sri Lanka
10 Apr63.2SelectedJean César Scarcella, C.R.A.Abbot of Saint-Maurice, Switzerland
11 Apr46.7AppointedDante Gustavo Braida LorenzónAuxiliary Bishop of Mendoza, Argentina
46.7AppointedDante Gustavo Braida LorenzónTitular Bishop of TanudaiaAuxiliary Bishop of Mendoza, Argentina
46.1Ordained BishopMarek MarczakTitular Bishop of LeontiumAuxiliary Bishop of Łódź, Poland
51.6AppointedJean de Dieu RaoelisonBishop of Ambatondrazaka, Madagascar
76.0RetiredAntoine Scopelliti, O.SS.T.Bishop of Ambatondrazaka, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
12 Apr58.7AppointedBasilio AthaiApostolic Administrator of Taunggyi, MyanmarArchbishop
56.9Ordained BishopLucien (Luc) Jacques Marie Joseph Crepy, C.I.M.Bishop of Le Puy-en-Velay, France
55.9Ordained BishopAlphonsus CullinanBishop of Waterford and Lismore, Ireland
45.4Ordained BishopDavid Thomas Daniel Macaire, O.P.Archbishop of Fort-de-France (e Saint Pierre), Martinique, Antilles
50.0Ordained BishopJean-Bertin Nadonye Ndongo, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Lolo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
52.1Ordained BishopLiberatus SanguBishop of Shinyanga, Tanzania
46.9Ordained BishopJohn Saw Yaw HanTitular Bishop of BuffadaAuxiliary Bishop of Yangon, Myanmar
71.3ResignedMatthias U ShweArchbishop of Taunggyi, MyanmarArchbishop Emeritus
13 Apr54.1AppointedPaolo Rocco GualtieriApostolic Nuncio to Madagascar
54.1AppointedPaolo Rocco GualtieriTitular Archbishop of SagoneApostolic Nuncio to Madagascar
89.1DiedAntônio Alberto Guimarães Rezende, C.S.S. †Bishop Emeritus of Caetité, Bahia, Brazil
14 Apr59.3ResignedYasser Hanna AyyashArchbishop of Petra e Filadelfia (Melkite Greek), JordanArchbishop Emeritus
50.7Ordained BishopJózef Andrzej Dąbrowski, C.S.M.A.Titular Bishop of Casae in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop of London, Ontario, Canada
62.8AppointedLuigi MistòOfficial of the Secretariat for the Economy
51.7AppointedMauro RivellaSecretary of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
93.9DiedRoberto Tucci, S.J. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Sant’Ignazio di Loyola a Campo Marzio
15 Apr57.0AppointedWilson Luís Angotti FilhoBishop of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, Brazil
100.0DiedFelice LeonardoBishop Emeritus of Cerreto Sannita-Telese-Sant’Agata de’ Goti, Italy
61.1InstalledRobert Walter McElroyBishop of San Diego, California, USA
50.5AppointedEdson José Oriolo dos SantosAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
50.5AppointedEdson José Oriolo dos SantosTitular Bishop of SegiaAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
75.9RetiredCarmo João Rhoden, S.C.I.Bishop of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
16 Apr61.4AppointedWerner FreistetterBishop of Austria, Military
52.1AppointedWilhelm KrautwaschlBishop of Graz-Seckau, Austria
71.3ResignedChristian WernerBishop of Austria, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
17 Apr78.2DiedFrancis Eugene George, O.M.I. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Chicago, Illinois, USA
47.6AppointedJuan de Dios Peña RojasBishop of El Vigia-San Carlos del Zulia, Venezuela
18 Apr67.5InstalledFreddy Antonio de Jesús Bretón MartínezArchbishop of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
54.2Ordained BishopAntoine ChbeirBishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite), Syria
59.4AppointedMisael Vacca RamirezBishop of Duitama-Sogamoso, Colombia
19 Apr58.1InstalledHervé Jean Robert GiraudArchbishop of Sens (-Auxerre), France
58.1InstalledHervé Jean Robert GiraudPrelate of Mission de France o Pontigny, FranceArchbishop of Sens (-Auxerre), France
82.5AppointedDaniel Camille Victor Marie LabilleApostolic Administrator of Soissons (-Laon-Saint-Quentin), FranceBishop Emeritus of Créteil, France
68.9InstalledFrancesco MontenegroCardinal-Priest of Santi Andrea e Gregorio al Monte CelioCardinal, Archbishop of Agrigento, Italy
50.9Ordained BishopErnest Ngboko Ngombe, C.I.C.M.Bishop of Lisala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
20 Apr54.4Ordained BishopMario Eduardo Dorsonville-RodríguezTitular Bishop of KearneyAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
21 Apr62.0ResignedRobert William FinnBishop of Kansas City-Saint Joseph, Missouri, USABishop Emeritus
71.6ResignedJosé Trinidad González RodríguezAuxiliary Bishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
65.8AppointedJoseph Fred NaumannApostolic Administrator of Kansas City-Saint Joseph, Missouri, USAArchbishop of Kansas City in Kansas, USA
22 Apr51.4AppointedBenedito AraújoApostolic Administrator of Porto Velho, Rondonia, BrazilBishop of Guajará-Mirim, Rondonia, Brazil
56.2AppointedEduardo Pinheiro da Silva, S.D.B.Bishop of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, Brazil
23 Apr51.4AppointedBrendan John CahillBishop of Victoria in Texas, USA
61.5Ordained BishopFrancisco Eduardo Cervantes MerinoBishop of Orizaba, Veracruz, México
75.6RetiredDavid Eugene FellhauerBishop of Victoria in Texas, USABishop Emeritus
24 Apr51.7AppointedPiergiorgio BertoldiTitular Archbishop of HispellumApostolic Nuncio to Burkina Faso
51.7AppointedPiergiorgio BertoldiApostolic Nuncio to Burkina Faso
51.7AppointedPiergiorgio BertoldiApostolic Nuncio to NigerApostolic Nuncio to Burkina Faso
76.0RetiredLawrence Eugene BrandtBishop of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus
61.5InstalledFrancisco Eduardo Cervantes MerinoBishop of Orizaba, Veracruz, México
92.7DiedThomas Joseph ConnollyBishop Emeritus of Baker, Oregon, USA
47.4Ordained BishopLuiz Gonçalves KnuppBishop of Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
57.8AppointedJosef GrafAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
57.8AppointedJosef GrafTitular Bishop of Inis CathaigAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
54.6AppointedEdward Charles MalesicBishop of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA
75.8DiedRaymond Olir Roussin, S. M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
25 Apr71.9CeasedStephen Joseph Reichert, O.F.M. Cap.Apostolic Administrator of Wewak, Papua New GuineaArchbishop of Madang, Papua New Guinea
47.7Ordained BishopAndrés Napoleón Romero CárdenasBishop of Barahona, Dominican Republic
52.6Ordained BishopJózef Roszynski, S.V.D.Bishop of Wewak, Papua New Guinea
26 Apr59.8Ordained BishopAlojzij Cvikl, S.J.Archbishop of Maribor, Slovenia
27 Apr75.7RetiredMichael Jarboe SheehanArchbishop of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USAArchbishop Emeritus
64.4AppointedJohn Charles WesterArchbishop of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
28 Apr50.5AppointedEdward Elias MapundaBishop of Singida, Tanzania
29 Apr96.5DiedGiovanni CanestriCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Genova {Genoa}, Italy
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