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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Feb49.7CeasedJames Francis ChecchioRector of the Pontifical North American CollegeBishop of Metuchen, New Jersey, USA
42.9InstalledPeter C. HarmanRector of the Pontifical North American CollegeRector Emeritus
2 Feb59.8AppointedRobert Ovide BourgonBishop of Hearst, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Hearst-Moosonee, Ontario, Canada
59.8AppointedRobert Ovide BourgonApostolic Administrator of Moosonee, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Hearst-Moosonee, Ontario, Canada
75.9RetiredVincent Cadieux, O.M.I.Bishop of Moosonee, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Hearst-Moosonee, Ontario, Canada
75.9RetiredVincent Cadieux, O.M.I.Bishop of Hearst, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Hearst-Moosonee, Ontario, Canada
71.7CeasedJoji GovinduApostolic Administrator of Vijayawada, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Nalgonda, India
40.7Ordained BishopSteven Joseph LopesOrdinary of The Chair of Saint Peter, USA
59.4AppointedManuel Nin Güell, O.S.B.Apostolic Exarch of Greece (Greek)
59.4AppointedManuel Nin Güell, O.S.B.Titular Bishop of CarcabiaApostolic Exarch of Greece (Greek)
44.1AppointedChristudas RajappanAuxiliary Bishop of Trivandrum, India
44.1AppointedChristudas RajappanTitular Bishop of Avitta BibbaAuxiliary Bishop of Trivandrum, India
76.6RetiredDimitrios SalachasApostolic Exarch of Greece (Greek)Apostolic Exarch Emeritus
63.9Ordained BishopJoseph Raja Rao Thelegathoti, S.M.M.Bishop of Vijayawada, India
4 Feb45.2Ordained BishopWojciech Tomasz OsialTitular Bishop of CediaeAuxiliary Bishop of Łowicz, Poland
51.9Ordained BishopJose PulickalTitular Bishop of LaresBishop of Kanjirapally (Syro-Malabar), India
5 Feb55.9AppointedGiuseppe FavaleBishop of Conversano-Monopoli, Italy
75.3RetiredDomenico PadovanoBishop of Conversano-Monopoli, ItalyBishop Emeritus
6 Feb77.8RetiredVittorino Girardi Stellin, M.C.C.I.Bishop of Tilarán-Liberia, Costa RicaBishop Emeritus
56.6Ordained BishopPablo Modesto González Pérez, S.D.B.Bishop of Guasdualito, Venezuela
45.7Ordained BishopLeszek LeszkiewiczTitular Bishop of BossaAuxiliary Bishop of Tarnów, Poland
57.3AppointedManuel Eugenio Salazar MoraBishop of Tilarán-Liberia, Costa Rica
51.8AppointedDuncan Theodore TsokeAuxiliary Bishop of Johannesburg, South AfricaBishop of Kimberley, South Africa
51.8AppointedDuncan Theodore TsokeTitular Bishop of Horrea CoeliaBishop of Kimberley, South Africa
7 Feb53.3Ordained BishopHéctor Felipe VilaBishop of Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
8 Feb50.1AppointedShorot Francis GomesAuxiliary Bishop of Dhaka, BangladeshBishop of Sylhet, Bangladesh
50.1AppointedShorot Francis GomesTitular Bishop of FormaBishop of Sylhet, Bangladesh
9 Feb60.7AppointedMiguel Ángel Morán AquinoBishop of Santa Ana, El Salvador
75.9RetiredRomeo Tovar Astorga, O.F.M.Bishop of Santa Ana, El SalvadorBishop Emeritus
52.7AppointedPeter Bryan WellsTitular Archbishop of MarcianopolisApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
52.7AppointedPeter Bryan WellsApostolic Nuncio to South AfricaApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
52.7AppointedPeter Bryan WellsApostolic Nuncio to BotswanaApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
10 Feb75.8RetiredGiuseppe AndrichBishop of Belluno-Feltre, ItalyBishop Emeritus
76.0RetiredLuigi BressanArchbishop of Trento, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
57.3AppointedRoberto Carboni, O.F.M. Conv.Bishop of Ales-Terralba, ItalyArchbishop of Oristano, Italy
76.0RetiredGiovanni DettoriBishop of Ales-Terralba, ItalyBishop Emeritus
75.0RetiredGuido FiandinoAuxiliary Bishop of Torino {Turin}, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
57.7AppointedRenato MarangoniBishop of Belluno-Feltre, Italy
53.2AppointedLauro TisiArchbishop of Trento, Italy
11 Feb50.0AppointedMiguel Fernando González MariñoAuxiliary Bishop of Ibagué, ColombiaBishop of Espinal, Colombia
50.0AppointedMiguel Fernando González MariñoTitular Bishop of BosetaBishop of Espinal, Colombia
86.3DiedJohn Baptist KakubiBishop Emeritus of Mbarara, Uganda
59.9Ordained BishopJohn Gregory KellyTitular Bishop of JamestownAuxiliary Bishop of Dallas, Texas, USA
12 Feb59.8AppointedAntonio Giuseppe CaiazzoArchbishop of Matera-Irsina, Italy
48.4AppointedTomáš HolubBishop of Plzeň, Czechia
76.3RetiredFrantišek RadkovskýBishop of Plzeň, CzechiaBishop Emeritus
13 Feb61.5CeasedJoaquim Carlos Carvalho, O.S.B.Administrator of Jataí, Goias, BrazilBishop
74.3DiedBarry Philip JonesBishop of Christchurch, New Zealand
63.6AppointedIvan JurkovičPermanent Observer to United Nations Office and Specialized Agencies in GenevaApostolic Nuncio to Canada
47.4AppointedJacek Kiciński, C.M.F.Auxiliary Bishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
47.4AppointedJacek Kiciński, C.M.F.Titular Bishop of MargumAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
75.3RetiredSilvano Maria Tomasi, C.S.Permanent Observer to United Nations Office and Specialized Agencies in GenevaCardinal, Permanent Observer Emeritus
52.7AppointedPeter Bryan WellsApostolic Nuncio to LesothoApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
52.7AppointedPeter Bryan WellsApostolic Nuncio to NamibiaApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
52.1InstalledNélio Domingos ZorteaBishop of Jataí, Goias, BrazilBishop of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
14 Feb53.6AppointedGeorge Bugeja, O.F.M.Apostolic Administrator of Benghazi, LibyaVicar Apostolic of Tripoli, Libya
53.6AppointedGeorge Bugeja, O.F.M.Apostolic Administrator of Derna, LibyaVicar Apostolic of Tripoli, Libya
75.0RetiredSylvester Carmel Magro, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Benghazi, LibyaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
15 Feb96.0DiedCarlos Quintero ArceArchbishop Emeritus of Hermosillo, Sonora, México
16 Feb96.9DiedGregorio Garavito Jiménez, S.M.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Villavicencio, Colombia
17 Feb56.6AppointedRichard Kuuia Baawobr, M. Afr. †Cardinal, Bishop of Wa, Ghana
76.1RetiredPaul BemileBishop of Wa, GhanaBishop Emeritus
50.4AppointedCarlos Alberto Breis Pereira, O.F.M.Coadjutor Bishop of Juazeiro, Bahia, BrazilArchbishop of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
64.1AppointedJohn Douglas DeshotelBishop of Lafayette, Louisiana, USA
45.1AppointedRicardo HoepersBishop of Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
75.7RetiredCharles Michael JarrellBishop of Lafayette, Louisiana, USABishop Emeritus
60.1AppointedRobert Christopher NdlovuApostolic Administrator of Chinhoyi, ZimbabweArchbishop of Harare, Zimbabwe
77.7RetiredDieter Bernd Scholz, S.J.Bishop of Chinhoyi, ZimbabweBishop Emeritus
76.9RetiredJosé Mário StroeherBishop of Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
18 Feb56.2AppointedFelice AccroccaArchbishop of Benevento, Italy
50.3Ordained BishopBrian Thomas McGeeBishop of Argyll and The Isles, Scotland, Great Britain
75.2RetiredAndrea MugioneArchbishop of Benevento, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
63.0Ordained BishopJames Patrick PowersBishop of Superior, Wisconsin, USA
20 Feb54.8AppointedRicardo Lingan BaccayBishop of Alaminos, PhilippinesArchbishop of Tuguegarao, Philippines
66.0InstalledDomenico CornacchiaBishop of Molfetta-Ruvo-Giovinazzo-Terlizzi, Italy
55.1Ordained BishopGerard Maximin County, C.S.Sp.Bishop of Kingstown, Saint Vincent and Grenadines, Antilles
60.7Ordained BishopPierantonio PavanelloBishop of Adria-Rovigo, Italy
22 Feb52.5AppointedÁngel Antonio Recinos LemusBishop of Zacapa y Santo Cristo de Esquipulas, Guatemala
24 Feb90.2DiedMichael Atul D’Rozario, C.S.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Khulna, Bangladesh
47.7AppointedZenildo Luiz Pereira da Silva, C.SS.R.Coadjutor Prelate of Borba, Amazonas, BrazilBishop of Borba, Amazonas, Brazil
25 Feb50.8Ordained BishopVíctor Alejandro Aguilar LedesmaTitular Bishop of CastuloBishop of Celaya, Guanajuato, México
48.2Ordained BishopHerculano Medina GarfiasTitular Bishop of GegiBishop of Ciudad Guzmán, Jalisco, México
26 Feb90.2DiedJuan Conway McNabb, O.S.A. †Bishop Emeritus of Chulucanas, Peru
27 Feb60.2Ordained BishopJure BogdanBishop of Croatia, Military
45.0Ordained BishopMirosław MilewskiTitular Bishop of Villa NovaAuxiliary Bishop of Płock, Poland
47.0InstalledPaul Antoine NassifApostolic Exarch of Canada (Syrian)
58.0Ordained BishopPaul Desmond TigheTitular Bishop of DrivastumSecretary of the Dicastery for Culture and Education
28 Feb92.4DiedMoisés Julio BlanchoudArchbishop Emeritus of Salta, Argentina
60.4Ordained BishopVincent Kirabo AmootiBishop of Hoima, Uganda
50.7Ordained BishopFrançois Marie Pierre TouvetBishop of Châlons, FranceCoadjutor Bishop of Fréjus-Toulon, France
29 Feb80.9DiedFrancis Xavier Osamu Mizobe, S.D.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Takamatsu, Japan
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