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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 May63.6Ordained BishopJanusz Marian Danecki, O.F.M. Conv.Titular Bishop of RegiaeAuxiliary Bishop of Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
59.2Ordained BishopDenis Chidi IsizohTitular Bishop of LegiaAuxiliary Bishop of Onitsha, Nigeria
2 May62.8Ordained BishopJosé Aristeu VieiraBishop of Luz, Minas Gerais, Brazil
57.5InstalledJoaquim Wladimir Lopes DiasBishop of Colatina, Espirito Santo, Brazil
60.4Ordained BishopFrancesco SavinoBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
58.0Ordained BishopAlberto Vera Aréjula, O. de M.Titular Bishop of Nova BarbaraAuxiliary Bishop of Xai-Xai, Mozambique
3 May84.0DiedSymphorian Thomas Keeprath, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Jullundur, India
4 May60.5AppointedDenis GrondinArchbishop of Rimouski, Québec, Canada
88.2DiedVicente Joaquim Zico, C.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Belém do Pará, Brazil
5 May49.0Ordained BishopJohn Eric Stowe, O.F.M. Conv.Bishop of Lexington, Kentucky, USA
6 May75.0RetiredJacyr Francisco Braido, C.S.Bishop of Santos, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
66.0AppointedEdson de Castro HomemBishop of Iguatú, Ceara, Brazil
46.2AppointedValentin Cabbigat DimocVicar Apostolic of Bontoc-Lagawe, Philippines
46.2AppointedValentin Cabbigat DimocTitular Bishop of BaparaVicar Apostolic of Bontoc-Lagawe, Philippines
63.2AppointedAgenor Girardi, M.S.C.Bishop of União da Vitória, Parana, Brazil
88.0DiedNicolas Huynh Van NghiBishop Emeritus of Phan Thiết, Viet Nam
45.8AppointedEmery Kibal Nkufi Mansong’loo, C.P.Bishop of Kole, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
68.0AppointedManuel Sánchez MongeBishop of Santander, Spain
64.6SucceededTarcísio Scaramussa, S.D.B.Bishop of Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
7 May69.2AppointedEsteban Escudero TorresAuxiliary Bishop of Valencia, Spain
69.2AppointedEsteban Escudero TorresTitular Bishop of DianoAuxiliary Bishop of Valencia, Spain
90.4DiedJózef PazdurAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
9 May55.5AppointedMichal JanochaAuxiliary Bishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
55.5AppointedMichal JanochaTitular Bishop of BaricaAuxiliary Bishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
54.3Ordained BishopHéctor Rafael Rodríguez Rodríguez, M.S.C.Bishop of La Vega, Dominican Republic
80.5InstalledLuis Héctor VillalbaCardinal-Priest of San Girolamo a CorvialeCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Tucumán, Argentina
10 May65.4InstalledArlindo Gomes FurtadoCardinal-Priest of San TimoteoCardinal, Bishop of Santiago de Cabo Verde
87.5InstalledJúlio Duarte LangaCardinal-Priest of San Gabriele dell’AddolorataCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Xai-Xai, Mozambique
63.1InstalledDominique François Joseph MambertiCardinal-Deacon of Santo Spirito in SassiaCardinal, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura
11 May80.1RetiredMario Busquets JordáPrelate of Chuquibamba, PeruPrelate Emeritus
47.3AppointedJorge Enrique Izaguirre Rafael, C.S.C.Prelate of Chuquibamba, Peru
12 May54.3AppointedAriel Edgardo Torrado MosconiCoadjutor Bishop of Nueve de Julio, ArgentinaBishop
13 May77.6RetiredEdwin ColaçoBishop of Aurangabad, IndiaBishop Emeritus
66.2AppointedAmbrose RebelloBishop of Aurangabad, India
14 May84.8DiedGeraldo Majela (João José) de Castro, O. Praem. †Archbishop Emeritus of Montes Claros, Minas Gerais, Brazil
61.0AppointedPatrick Joseph McKinneyBishop of Nottingham, England, Great Britain
15 May73.4DiedAndré Jean René Lacrampe, Ist. del Prado †Archbishop Emeritus of Besançon, France
75.4RetiredDelio LucarelliBishop of Rieti (-S. Salvatore Maggiore), ItalyBishop Emeritus
66.9AppointedFrancescantonio Nolè, O.F.M. Conv.Archbishop of Cosenza-Bisignano, Italy
75.9RetiredSalvatore NunnariArchbishop of Cosenza-Bisignano, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
51.9AppointedDomenico PompiliBishop of Rieti (-S. Salvatore Maggiore), Italy
16 May43.5AppointedDariusz BurasApostolic Administrator of Atyrau, Kazakhstan
66.7ResignedAdelio Dell’OroApostolic Administrator of Atyrau, KazakhstanBishop of Karaganda, Kazakhstan
60.2InstalledStanislav StolárikBishop of Rožňava, Slovakia
89.7DiedDominik TóthAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bratislava-Trnava, SlovakiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bratislava, Slovakia
17 May55.8InstalledDaniel Fernando Sturla Berhouet, S.D.B.Cardinal-Priest of Santa GallaCardinal, Archbishop of Montevideo, Uruguay
19 May54.7AppointedJames MassaAuxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn, New York, USA
54.7AppointedJames MassaTitular Bishop of BardstownAuxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn, New York, USA
49.1AppointedWitold MroziewskiAuxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn, New York, USA
49.1AppointedWitold MroziewskiTitular Bishop of Walla WallaAuxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn, New York, USA
20 May75.2RetiredEvangelista Alcimar Caldas Magalhães, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Alto Solimões, Amazonas, BrazilBishop Emeritus
50.9AppointedPedro Cunha CruzCoadjutor Bishop of Campanha, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop
55.0InstalledThomas Anthony DalyBishop of Spokane, Washington, USA
62.3AppointedLaurent Marie Bernard DogninBishop of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), France
65.0Ordained BishopFidencio López PlazaBishop of San Andrés Tuxtla, Veracruz, México
88.5DiedManfred MüllerBishop Emeritus of Regensburg, Germany
46.0AppointedPaulo Jackson Nóbrega de SousaBishop of Garanhuns, Pernambuco, Brazil
75.0RetiredNorbert WerbsAuxiliary Bishop of Hamburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
59.3SucceededAdolfo Zon Pereira, S.X.Bishop of Alto Solimões, Amazonas, Brazil
21 May49.2AppointedDominique Marie Joseph Blanchet, Ist. del PradoBishop of Belfort-Montbéliard, France
75.0RetiredSantiago García AracilArchbishop of Mérida-Badajoz, SpainArchbishop Emeritus
67.3SucceededCelso Morga IruzubietaArchbishop of Mérida-Badajoz, Spain
75.3RetiredClaude Pierre Charles SchockertBishop of Belfort-Montbéliard, FranceBishop Emeritus
22 May58.1AppointedJean-Louis Marie BalsaBishop of Viviers, France
75.1RetiredFrançois Marie Joseph Pascal Louis BlondelBishop of Viviers, FranceBishop Emeritus
71.7AppointedMario Roberto CassariApostolic Nuncio to MaltaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
60.2InstalledJosé Leopoldo González GonzálezBishop of Nogales, Sonora, México
41.3Ordained BishopTeodor (Taras) Martynyuk, M.S.U.Titular Bishop of MoptaAuxiliary Bishop of Ternopil-Zboriv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
63.4ConfirmedJean César Scarcella, C.R.A.Abbot of Saint-Maurice, Switzerland
23 May63.8AppointedGhaleb Moussa Abdalla BaderApostolic Nuncio to Pakistan
63.8AppointedGhaleb Moussa Abdalla BaderTitular Archbishop of Mathara in NumidiaApostolic Nuncio to Pakistan
71.0AppointedPaul Jacques Marie Desfarges, S.J.Apostolic Administrator of Alger, AlgeriaArchbishop
50.8Ordained BishopAugusto Paolo LojudiceTitular Bishop of Alba MaritimaAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
59.5AppointedSergio MelilloBishop of Ariano Irpino-Lacedonia, Italy
97.7BeatifiedBl. Oscar Arnulfo Romero y GaldamezArchbishop of San Salvador, El Salvador
81.7CeasedJulio César Terán Dutari, S.J.Apostolic Administrator of Santo Domingo en EcuadorBishop Emeritus of Ibarra, Ecuador
60.2InstalledBertram Víctor Wick EnzlerBishop of Santo Domingo en Ecuador
24 May78.7DiedGuido Plante, P.M.E. †Bishop Emeritus of Choluteca, Honduras
25 May90.5DiedRobert LebelBishop Emeritus of Valleyfield, Québec, Canada
61.3ResignedJosé Ornelas Carvalho, S.C.I.Superior General of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartBishop of Setúbal, Portugal
27 May70.1AppointedGuerrino Riccardo BrusatiBishop of Janaúba, Minas Gerais, Brazil
63.0AppointedPedro Carlos CipoliniBishop of Santo André, Sao Paulo, Brazil
48.1Ordained BishopJorge Cuapio BautistaTitular Bishop of BisarcioAuxiliary Bishop of Tlalnepantla, México, México
76.9DiedPeter Celestine Elampassery, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Jammu-Srinagar, India
75.7RetiredJosé Nelson Westrupp, S.C.I.Bishop of Santo André, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
28 May56.8InstalledCharles Phillip Richard MothBishop of Arundel and Brighton, England, Great Britain
71.6CeasedPeter David Gregory SmithApostolic Administrator of Arundel and Brighton, England, Great BritainArchbishop of Southwark, England, Great Britain
29 May48.5AppointedBenny Mario TravasBishop of Multan, Pakistan
30 May54.3Ordained BishopPaolo Rocco GualtieriTitular Archbishop of SagoneApostolic Nuncio to Madagascar
68.3CeasedManuel Herrero Fernández, O.S.A.Apostolic Administrator of Santander, SpainBishop of Palencia, Spain
56.8AppointedEugene JosephBishop of Varanasi, India
56.9AppointedOrlando Roa BarbosaBishop of Espinal, Colombia
52.6Ordained BishopJavier Gerardo Román AriasBishop of Limón, Costa Rica
68.1InstalledManuel Sánchez MongeBishop of Santander, Spain
31 May60.5InstalledFrancesco SavinoBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
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