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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Mar74.6ResignedClaudio Maria CelliPresident of the Pontifical Council for Social CommunicationsPresident Emeritus
2 Mar77.2DiedJanuariusz Mikołaj BolonekApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Bulgaria
69.0AppointedEduardo ZielskiBishop of São Raimundo Nonato, Piaui, Brazil
4 Mar98.7DiedVincenzo FrancoArchbishop Emeritus of Otranto, Italy
5 Mar56.1AppointedFridolin Ambongo Besungu, O.F.M. Cap.Apostolic Administrator of Mbandaka-Bikoro, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Archbishop
60.7AppointedGerard Johannes Nicolaus de KorteBishop of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), Netherlands
58.9Ordained BishopCélestin-Marie GaouaBishop of Sokodé, Togo
71.5ResignedAntonius Lambertus Maria HurkmansBishop of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), NetherlandsBishop Emeritus
55.1Ordained BishopJoão Muniz Alves, O.F.M.Prelate of Xingu, Para, Brazil
6 Mar91.0DiedRaymond Conway BenjaminBishop Emeritus of Townsville, Australia
89.1DiedPaolo GiglioApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Egypt, Arab Republic of
75.1DiedJoseph Kumuondala MbimbaArchbishop of Mbandaka-Bikoro, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
60.7InstalledPierantonio PavanelloBishop of Adria-Rovigo, Italy
8 Mar75.6RetiredPaul Gregory BootkoskiBishop of Metuchen, New Jersey, USABishop Emeritus
49.8AppointedJames Francis ChecchioBishop of Metuchen, New Jersey, USA
9 Mar62.7AppointedGeorges Colomb, M.E.P.Bishop of La Rochelle (-Saintes), France
89.7DiedWilliam Russell HouckBishop Emeritus of Jackson, Mississippi, USA
75.7RetiredBernard HoussetBishop of La Rochelle (-Saintes), FranceBishop Emeritus
56.8AppointedDarci José Nicioli, C.SS.R.Archbishop of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil
76.3RetiredJoão Bosco Oliver de FariaArchbishop of Diamantina, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
10 Mar80.7DiedAndreas Suwiyata Henrisoesanta, S.C.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Tanjungkarang, Indonesia
11 Mar54.2AppointedVictor Hugo BasabeBishop of San Felipe, Venezuela
76.6RetiredAlexis Habiyambere, S.J.Bishop of Nyundo, RwandaBishop Emeritus
71.7ResignedNelson Antonio Martinez RustBishop of San Felipe, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
59.2AppointedAnaclet MwumvanezaBishop of Nyundo, Rwanda
12 Mar58.5CeasedIgnatius ChamaApostolic Administrator of Mpika, ZambiaArchbishop of Kasama, Zambia
59.5AppointedJoseph Chau Ngoc TriBishop of Lạng Sơn et Cao Bằng, Viet Nam
58.7AppointedJoseph Đăng Đúc NgânBishop of Ðà Nẵng, Viet Nam
55.7Ordained BishopJuan Carlos Elizalde EspinalBishop of Vitoria, Spain
50.1Ordained BishopMiguel Fernando González MariñoTitular Bishop of BosetaAuxiliary Bishop of Ibagué, Colombia
54.1Ordained BishopWilliam Ernesto Iraheta RiveraBishop of Santiago de María, El Salvador
63.8Ordained BishopLuigi MansiBishop of Andria, Italy
61.0Ordained BishopJustin MulengaBishop of Mpika, Zambia
13 Mar53.6Ordained BishopMarco BrunettiBishop of Alba (Pompea), Italy
14 Mar49.4Ordained BishopJosé Hiraís Acosta BeltránBishop of Huejutla, Hidalgo, México
15 Mar46.6AppointedEmmanuel AbboBishop of Ngaoundéré, Cameroon
52.0AppointedAgapitus Enuyehnyoh NfonBishop of Kumba, Cameroon
60.0SucceededJoão Evangelista Pimentel LavradorBishop of Angra, Portugal
75.0RetiredAntónio de Sousa Braga, S.C.I.Bishop of Angra, PortugalBishop Emeritus
16 Mar48.3Ordained BishopJosé Fortunato Álvarez ValdézBishop of Gómez Palacio, Durango, México
47.6AppointedJosé Albuquerque de AraújoAuxiliary Bishop of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
47.6AppointedJosé Albuquerque de AraújoTitular Bishop of AltavaAuxiliary Bishop of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
51.5AppointedLuiz Carlos DiasAuxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, Brazil
51.5AppointedLuiz Carlos DiasTitular Bishop of TunesAuxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, Brazil
52.7AppointedLuis Ángel de las Heras Berzal, C.M.F.Bishop of Mondoñedo-Ferrol, Spain
17 Mar72.0ResignedHippolyte Louis Jean SimonArchbishop of Clermont, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
18 Mar52.1Ordained BishopAparecido Donizete de SouzaTitular Bishop of Macriana MinorAuxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
63.6Ordained BishopClaude HamelinTitular Bishop of ApolloniaAuxiliary Bishop of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Québec, Canada
54.5AppointedStefano RussoBishop of Fabriano-Matelica, Italy
75.6RetiredGiancarlo VecerricaBishop of Fabriano-Matelica, ItalyBishop Emeritus
19 Mar63.7Ordained BishopMiguel Ángel Ayuso Guixot, M.C.C.I.Titular Bishop of LupercianaSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue
53.3AppointedMichael Wallace BanachApostolic Nuncio to Sénégal
53.3AppointedMichael Wallace BanachApostolic Delegate to MauritaniaApostolic Nuncio to Sénégal
51.4AppointedÓscar Hernán Blanco Martínez, O.M.D.Bishop of San Juan Bautista de Calama, Chile
48.3Ordained BishopVirgilio do Carmo da Silva, S.D.B.Bishop of Díli, Timor-Leste
65.7CeasedBasílio do NascimentoApostolic Administrator of Díli, Timor-LesteBishop of Baucau, Timor-Leste
51.1AppointedFrancisco Escalante MolinaApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Republic of
51.1AppointedFrancisco Escalante MolinaTitular Archbishop of GratianaApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Republic of
50.2InstalledLuis Gonzaga FéchioBishop of Amparo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
47.5Ordained BishopJacek Kiciński, C.M.F.Titular Bishop of MargumAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
53.7Ordained BishopAntónio Augusto de Oliveira AzevedoTitular Bishop of CemerinianusAuxiliary Bishop of Porto, Portugal
56.8AppointedPaul Fitzpatrick RussellApostolic Nuncio to Turkey
56.8AppointedPaul Fitzpatrick RussellTitular Archbishop of NoviApostolic Nuncio to Turkey
56.8AppointedPaul Fitzpatrick RussellApostolic Nuncio to TurkmenistanApostolic Nuncio to Turkey
52.8Ordained BishopPeter Bryan WellsTitular Archbishop of MarcianopolisApostolic Nuncio to South Africa
20 Mar95.7DiedOdo Fusi PecciBishop Emeritus of Senigallia, Italy
21 Mar56.6DiedAlphonse Liguori ChaupaBishop Emeritus of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea
87.3DiedJoseph MerciecaArchbishop Emeritus of Malta
24 Mar56.5AppointedBernard Anthony HebdaArchbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
66.2DiedTimothée Modibo-NzockenaBishop of Franceville, Gabon
26 Mar100.4DiedAndreas Peter Cornelius Sol, M.S.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Amboina, Indonesia
29 Mar78.5DiedOscar Páez GarceteBishop Emeritus of Alto Paraná, Paraguay
31 Mar60.8AppointedBasil Cho Kyu-manBishop of Wonju, Korea (South)
78.0RetiredFlorentino Ferrer CinenseBishop of Tarlac, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
93.9DiedGeorges Marie Martin Cottier, O.P. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santi Domenico e Sisto
75.6RetiredJames Kim Ji-seokBishop of Wonju, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
60.2AppointedEnrique de Vera MacaraegBishop of Tarlac, Philippines
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