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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Apr59.9Ordained BishopAntonio Giuseppe CaiazzoArchbishop of Matera-Irsina, Italy
53.6AppointedJorge Alberto Cavazos ArizpeBishop of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, México
57.6AppointedDieudonné Madrapile TanziBishop of Isangi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
52.9AppointedJohn Akinkunmi OyejolaBishop of Osogbo, Nigeria
47.8Ordained BishopZenildo Luiz Pereira da Silva, C.SS.R.Coadjutor Prelate of Borba, Amazonas, Brazil
75.5RetiredFelipe Salazar VillagranaBishop of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
54.7CeasedJuarez Sousa Da SilvaApostolic Administrator of São Raimundo Nonato, Piaui, BrazilBishop of Parnaíba, Piaui, Brazil
69.1InstalledEduardo ZielskiBishop of São Raimundo Nonato, Piaui, Brazil
3 Apr55.7CeasedMathieu Madega LebouankehanApostolic Administrator of Port-Gentil, GabonBishop of Mouila, Gabon
63.9InstalledLuigi MansiBishop of Andria, Italy
55.2InstalledJoão Muniz Alves, O.F.M.Prelate of Xingu, Para, Brazil
56.3Ordained BishopEuzébius Chinekezy Ogbonna ManagwuBishop of Port-Gentil, Gabon
44.3Ordained BishopChristudas RajappanTitular Bishop of Avitta BibbaAuxiliary Bishop of Trivandrum, India
53.4Ordained BishopLauro TisiArchbishop of Trento, Italy
4 Apr76.6RetiredMile BogovićBishop of Gospić-Senj, CroatiaBishop Emeritus
48.5AppointedJean DésinordBishop of Hinche, Haïti
63.1AppointedZdenko Križić, O.C.D.Bishop of Gospić-Senj, Croatia
85.3DiedRonald Austin MulkearnsBishop Emeritus of Ballarat, Australia
74.8AppointedBasile Mvé Engone, S.D.B.Apostolic Administrator of Franceville, GabonArchbishop of Libreville, Gabon
80.6AppointedBenigno Luigi Papa, O.F.M. Cap.Apostolic Administrator of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Taranto, Italy
56.7CeasedAntonino RaspantiApostolic Administrator of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, ItalyBishop of Acireale, Italy
57.4Ordained BishopManuel Eugenio Salazar MoraBishop of Tilarán-Liberia, Costa Rica
5 Apr77.3RetiredZef Gashi, S.D.B.Archbishop of Bar (Antivari), MontenegroArchbishop Emeritus
55.1AppointedRrok GjonlleshajArchbishop of Bar (Antivari), Montenegro
62.5AppointedFrancisco Montecillo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
62.5AppointedFrancisco Montecillo PadillaApostolic Delegate to Arabian PeninsulaApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
6 Apr79.3DiedJaime Pedro GonçalvesArchbishop Emeritus of Beira, Mozambique
7 Apr75.9RetiredAnthony Kwami AdanutyBishop of Keta-Akatsi, GhanaBishop Emeritus
58.8AppointedEmmanuel Kofi Fianu, S.V.D.Apostolic Administrator of Keta-Akatsi, GhanaBishop of Ho, Ghana
39.6Ordained BishopVolodymyr Hrutsa, C.SS.R.Titular Bishop of BahannaAuxiliary Bishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
8 Apr75.5RetiredAntonio Ángel Algora HernandoBishop of Ciudad Real, SpainBishop Emeritus
51.5AppointedRaúl Alfonso Carrillo MartínezVicar Apostolic of Puerto Gaitán, Colombia
51.5AppointedRaúl Alfonso Carrillo MartínezTitular Bishop of AfufeniaVicar Apostolic of Puerto Gaitán, Colombia
57.4ResignedLuis Horacio Gomez GonzálezVicar Apostolic of Puerto Gaitán, ColombiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
50.3AppointedScott Cal McCaig, C.C.Bishop of Canada, Military
67.5AppointedGerardo Melgar ViciosaBishop of Ciudad Real, Spain
48.6AppointedPolito Rodríguez MéndezBishop of San Carlos de Venezuela
53.1AppointedGianrico RuzzaAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
53.1AppointedGianrico RuzzaTitular Bishop of SubaugustaAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
70.2ResignedDonald Joseph ThériaultBishop of Canada, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
9 Apr56.1Ordained BishopGiuseppe FavaleBishop of Conversano-Monopoli, Italy
75.5RetiredRamón del Hoyo LópezBishop of Jaén, SpainBishop Emeritus
73.0DiedLucas Martínez LaraBishop of Matehuala, San Luís Potosí, México
70.0AppointedAmadeo Rodríguez MagroBishop of Jaén, Spain
10 Apr57.8Ordained BishopRenato MarangoniBishop of Belluno-Feltre, Italy
81.1DiedThomas Kwaku MensahArchbishop Emeritus of Kumasi, Ghana
11 Apr64.6AppointedThomas PaulsamyBishop of Dindigul, India
55.4AppointedAplinar Senapati, C.M.Bishop of Rayagada, India
12 Apr85.2DiedAndré Mayamba Mabuti KathongoBishop Emeritus of Popokabaka, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
70.2AppointedChristophe Louis Yves Georges PierreApostolic Nuncio to United States of America
75.2RetiredCarlo Maria ViganòApostolic Nuncio to United States of AmericaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
13 Apr86.6DiedMatthias Joseph IsujaBishop Emeritus of Dodoma, Tanzania
71.0ResignedJesús Moraza Ruiz de Azúa, O.A.R.Prelate of Lábrea, Amazonas, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
58.7AppointedSantiago Sánchez Sebastián, O.A.R.Prelate of Lábrea, Amazonas, Brazil
14 Apr62.9AppointedLuis Javier Argüello GarcíaAuxiliary Bishop of Valladolid, Spain
62.9AppointedLuis Javier Argüello GarcíaTitular Bishop of IpagroAuxiliary Bishop of Valladolid, Spain
49.4AppointedBertrand Didier Marie Joseph LacombeAuxiliary Bishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
49.4AppointedBertrand Didier Marie Joseph LacombeTitular Bishop of Saint-PapoulAuxiliary Bishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
15 Apr63.7ConfirmedThéophile Philippe BarakatArchbishop of Homs (-Hama-Nabk) (Syrian), Syria
64.2InstalledJohn Douglas DeshotelBishop of Lafayette, Louisiana, USA
59.6Ordained BishopManuel Nin, O.S.B.Titular Bishop of CarcabiaApostolic Exarch of Greece (Greek)
16 Apr43.7AppointedJaime Cristóbal Abril GonzálezAuxiliary Bishop of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia
43.7AppointedJaime Cristóbal Abril GonzálezTitular Bishop of Putia in ByzacenaAuxiliary Bishop of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia
44.2ConfirmedEmmanuel (Khaled Ayad) BishayBishop of Luqsor {Tebe} (Coptic), Egypt
60.0InstalledAntonio Giuseppe CaiazzoArchbishop of Matera-Irsina, Italy
75.5RetiredWoldetensaé Ghebreghiorghis, O.F.M. Cap.Vicar Apostolic of Harar, EthiopiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
77.4RetiredEulises González SánchezVicar Apostolic of San Andrés y Providencia, ColombiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
62.2AppointedAngelo Pagano, O.F.M. Cap.Vicar Apostolic of Harar, Ethiopia
62.2AppointedAngelo Pagano, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of FicusVicar Apostolic of Harar, Ethiopia
75.9RetiredLouis Pelâtre, A.A.Vicar Apostolic of Istanbul, TurkeyVicar Apostolic Emeritus
75.9RetiredLouis Pelâtre, A.A.Apostolic Administrator of Istanbul (Constantinople) (Greek), TurkeyVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Istanbul, Turkey
45.9AppointedJaime Uriel Sanabria AriasVicar Apostolic of San Andrés y Providencia, Colombia
45.9AppointedJaime Uriel Sanabria AriasTitular Bishop of BurcaVicar Apostolic of San Andrés y Providencia, Colombia
63.6AppointedRubén Tierrablanca Gonzalez, O.F.M.Vicar Apostolic of Istanbul, Turkey
63.6AppointedRubén Tierrablanca Gonzalez, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of TubernucaVicar Apostolic of Istanbul, Turkey
63.6AppointedRubén Tierrablanca Gonzalez, O.F.M.Apostolic Administrator of Istanbul (Constantinople) (Greek), TurkeyVicar Apostolic of Istanbul, Turkey
17 Apr57.5Ordained BishopRoberto Carboni, O.F.M. Conv.Bishop of Ales-Terralba, Italy
57.4DiedLuis Horacio Gomez GonzálezVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Puerto Gaitán, Colombia
55.3Ordained BishopCarlos Alberto Salcedo Ojeda, O.M.I.Titular Bishop of MattianaAuxiliary Bishop of Huancayo, Peru
18 Apr84.0DiedRubén Héctor di MonteArchbishop Emeritus of Mercedes-Luján, Argentina
19 Apr70.3ResignedFrancis Xavier Ahn Myong-okBishop of Masan, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
63.2AppointedConstantine Bae Ki HyenBishop of Masan, Korea (South)
51.0AppointedAlain FaubertAuxiliary Bishop of Montréal, Québec, Canada
51.0AppointedAlain FaubertTitular Bishop of Vicus PacatiAuxiliary Bishop of Montréal, Québec, Canada
21 Apr75.6RetiredBernardo Fabio D’Onorio, O.S.B.Archbishop of Gaeta, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
59.1AppointedLuigi VariArchbishop of Gaeta, Italy
22 Apr50.3Ordained BishopShorot Francis GomesTitular Bishop of FormaAuxiliary Bishop of Dhaka, Bangladesh
23 Apr56.8Ordained BishopFélix Eduardo Antonio Calderón CruzBishop of San Francisco de Asís de Jutiapa, Guatemala
52.6AppointedPedro Collar NogueraAuxiliary Bishop of Ciudad del Este, ParaguayBishop of San Juan Bautista de las Misiones, Paraguay
52.6AppointedPedro Collar NogueraTitular Bishop of ThamugadiBishop of San Juan Bautista de las Misiones, Paraguay
53.4AppointedPaul James MasonAuxiliary Bishop of Southwark, England, Great Britain
53.4AppointedPaul James MasonTitular Bishop of SkálholtAuxiliary Bishop of Southwark, England, Great Britain
87.6DiedJohn Steven SatterthwaiteBishop Emeritus of Lismore, Australia
94.3DiedPaul Hisao YasudaArchbishop Emeritus of Osaka, Japan
24 Apr57.9InstalledRenato MarangoniBishop of Belluno-Feltre, Italy
25 Apr60.1Ordained BishopRobert Ovide BourgonBishop of Hearst, Ontario, Canada
26 Apr60.6DiedVincent Matthew Darius, O.P. †Bishop of Saint George’s in Grenada, Grenada, Antilles
67.7AppointedJuan de la Caridad García RodríguezArchbishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba
69.2AppointedManuel Herrero Fernández, O.S.A.Bishop of Palencia, Spain
75.4RetiredJosé Ulises Macías SalcedoArchbishop of Hermosillo, Sonora, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
79.5RetiredJaime Lucas Ortega y AlaminoArchbishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, CubaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
62.6AppointedFrancisco Montecillo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to BahrainApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
62.6AppointedFrancisco Montecillo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to United Arab EmiratesApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
79.7RetiredAlfredo Víctor Petit VergelAuxiliary Bishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, CubaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
62.4AppointedRuy Rendón LealArchbishop of Hermosillo, Sonora, México
55.7AppointedEdward Matthew RiceBishop of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA
64.1AppointedJohn Alphonsus Ryan, S.P.S.Bishop of Mzuzu, Malawi
27 Apr68.8InstalledJosef De KeselBishop of Belgium, MilitaryCardinal, Archbishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
49.6AppointedEdgar Xavier Ertl, S.A.C.Bishop of Palmas-Francisco Beltrão, Parana, Brazil
89.7DiedJulio Xavier Labayen, O.C.D. †Prelate Emeritus of Infanta, Philippines
60.4AppointedEnrique José Parravano Marino, S.D.B.Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
60.4AppointedEnrique José Parravano Marino, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of IsolaAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
48.4AppointedHélio Pereira dos SantosAuxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
48.4AppointedHélio Pereira dos SantosTitular Bishop of ThiavaAuxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
28 Apr48.3AppointedFlavian Matindi KassalaBishop of Geita, Tanzania
62.8AppointedVincenzo Carmine OrofinoBishop of Tursi-Lagonegro, Italy
60.6AppointedJosé Rafael Palma CapetilloAuxiliary Bishop of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, México
29 Apr76.0AppointedCharles Henry DufourApostolic Administrator of Mandeville, Jamaica, AntillesArchbishop Emeritus of Kingston in Jamaica, Antilles
76.0RetiredCharles Henry DufourArchbishop of Kingston in Jamaica, AntillesArchbishop Emeritus
73.1DiedHilarius Moa Nurak, S.V.D. †Bishop of Pangkal-Pinang, Indonesia
57.7AppointedKenneth David Oswin RichardsArchbishop of Kingston in Jamaica, Antilles
68.1AppointedNeil Edward Tiedemann, C.P.Auxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn, New York, USA
68.1AppointedNeil Edward Tiedemann, C.P.Titular Bishop of CovaAuxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn, New York, USA
63.6AppointedHeinrich TimmereversBishop of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen), Germany
30 Apr46.7Ordained BishopEmmanuel AbboBishop of Ngaoundéré, Cameroon
50.9Ordained BishopAdilson Pedro Busin, C.S.Titular Bishop of GuardialfieraAuxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
63.1AppointedFrancis Assisi ChullikattApostolic Nuncio to Kazakhstan
63.1AppointedFrancis Assisi ChullikattApostolic Nuncio to TadjikistanApostolic Nuncio to Kazakhstan
76.8DiedAlphonsus Flavian D’Souza, S.J. †Bishop of Raiganj, India
56.1InstalledGiuseppe FavaleBishop of Conversano-Monopoli, Italy
48.7Ordained BishopTomáš HolubBishop of Plzeň, Czech Republic
59.2AppointedSiegfried Mandla Jwara, C.M.M.Vicar Apostolic of Ingwavuma, South Africa
59.2AppointedSiegfried Mandla Jwara, C.M.M.Titular Bishop of Elephantaria in ProconsulariVicar Apostolic of Ingwavuma, South Africa
75.0RetiredJózef MichalikArchbishop of Przemyśl, PolandArchbishop Emeritus
54.9CeasedJosé Luís Gerardo Ponce de León, I.M.C.Apostolic Administrator of Ingwavuma, South AfricaBishop of Manzini, Swaziland
62.3AppointedAdam SzalArchbishop of Przemyśl, Poland
52.0Ordained BishopDuncan Theodore TsokeTitular Bishop of Horrea CoeliaAuxiliary Bishop of Johannesburg, South Africa
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