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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Jan94.8DiedHilarion Capucci, B.A. †Patriarchal Vicar Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek), Palestine
70.4InstalledMichael F. Czerny, S.J.Cardinal, Under Secretary of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
52.2CeasedGiovanni Pietro Dal TosoSecretary of the Pontifical Council “Cor Unum”Adjunct Secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
61.4CeasedJean-Marie Mate Musivi MupendawatuSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care WorkersSecretary Emeritus
68.2CeasedPeter Kodwo Appiah TurksonPresident of the Pontifical Council for Justice and PeaceCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
78.9CeasedAntonio Maria VegliòPresident of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant PeopleCardinal, President Emeritus
2 Jan54.7AppointedJosé Antonio Canales MotiñoBishop of Danlí, Honduras
48.8AppointedJoão Carlos Hatoa NunesBishop of Chimoio, Mozambique
80.1RetiredNicolás de Jesús López RodríguezBishop of Dominican Republic, MilitaryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
65.2AppointedFrancisco Ozoria AcostaBishop of Dominican Republic, MilitaryArchbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
75.5RetiredFrancisco João Silota, M. Afr.Bishop of Chimoio, MozambiqueBishop Emeritus
4 Jan73.7ResignedFrederick Bernard HenryBishop of Calgary, Alberta, CanadaBishop Emeritus
60.2AppointedWilliam Terrence McGrattanBishop of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
52.7InstalledGregory Lawrence ParkesBishop of Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
97.1DiedAnthony Tu Shi-hua, O.F.M. †Bishop of Puqi [Puchi], China
5 Jan52.9AppointedAbilio Martínez VareaBishop of Osma-Soria, Spain
85.1DiedAlfonso Humberto Robles CotaBishop Emeritus of Tepic, Nayarit, México
50.2Ordained BishopAlberto Sy UyBishop of Tagbilaran, Philippines
6 Jan64.6InstalledJoseph William Tobin, C.SS.R.Cardinal, Archbishop of Newark, New Jersey, USA
50.2InstalledAlberto Sy UyBishop of Tagbilaran, Philippines
7 Jan65.3InstalledGiovanni AccollaArchbishop of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
55.3Ordained BishopFrancisco Simón Conesa FerrerBishop of Menorca, Spain
49.4Ordained BishopEmmanuel Dassi Youfang, Comm. l'Emm.Titular Bishop of OescusAuxiliary Bishop of Bafoussam, Cameroon
81.3CeasedBenigno Luigi Papa, O.F.M. Cap.Apostolic Administrator of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Taranto, Italy
8 Jan92.5DiedColin Cameron Davies, M.H.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Ngong, Kenya
63.1Ordained BishopThomas Thennatt, S.A.C. †Bishop of Gwalior, India
9 Jan87.4DiedPatrick Fernández FloresArchbishop Emeritus of San Antonio, Texas, USA
10 Jan56.9Ordained BishopVictor Barnuevo BendicoBishop of Baguio, Philippines
63.2AppointedOscar Azarcon SolisBishop of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
11 Jan68.1Ordained BishopHeriberto Cavazos PérezTitular Bishop of NaronaAuxiliary Bishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
58.3Ordained BishopPhilip Davou DungBishop of Shendam, Nigeria
59.3AppointedDaniele GianottiBishop of Crema, Italy
90.3DiedRobert Pierre SarrabèreBishop Emeritus of Aire et Dax, France
51.6AppointedEdilson Soares NobreBishop of Oeiras, Piaui, Brazil
43.3Ordained BishopOscar Efraín Tamez VillarrealTitular Bishop of MadaurusAuxiliary Bishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
13 Jan94.4DiedGilberto AgustoniCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Apostolic Signatura
59.3AppointedGiovanni ChecchinatoBishop of San Severo, Italy
75.3RetiredLucio Angelo Renna, O. Carm.Bishop of San Severo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
14 Jan44.9AppointedThomas (Tomy) Joseph TharayilTitular Bishop of AgrippiasAuxiliary Bishop of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar), India
44.9ConfirmedThomas (Tomy) Joseph TharayilAuxiliary Bishop of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar), India
15 Jan61.1InstalledFrancesco MarinoBishop of Nola, Italy
61.8InstalledCalogero MarinoBishop of Savona-Noli, Italy
17 Jan53.2Ordained BishopTimothy Edward FreyerTitular Bishop of StratherniaAuxiliary Bishop of Orange in California, USA
52.5AppointedJosé Mauricio Vélez GarcíaAuxiliary Bishop of Medellín, Colombia
52.5AppointedJosé Mauricio Vélez GarcíaTitular Bishop of LapdaAuxiliary Bishop of Medellín, Colombia
18 Jan58.5SucceededJoão José da Costa, O. Carm.Archbishop of Aracajú, Sergipe, Brazil
75.0RetiredJosé Palmeira LessaArchbishop of Aracajú, Sergipe, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
19 Jan69.9Ordained BishopMark Edward BrennanTitular Bishop of RusibisirBishop of Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, USA
45.0Ordained BishopAdam John ParkerTitular Bishop of TasaccoraAuxiliary Bishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
20 Jan76.7DiedJosé Luis Astigarraga Lizarralde, C.P. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Yurimaguas, Peru
46.3AppointedPedro Centeno Baquero, S.D.B.Bishop of Kerema, Papua New Guinea
54.1Ordained BishopGeovanni Mauricio Paz HurtadoBishop of Latacunga, Ecuador
21 Jan62.8AppointedGiambattista DiquattroApostolic Nuncio to India
62.8AppointedGiambattista DiquattroApostolic Nuncio to NepalApostolic Nuncio to India
60.6Ordained BishopAntonio Gómez CanteroBishop of Teruel y Albarracín, Spain
89.1DiedJosé de Jesús Madera Uribe, M.Sp.S. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of United States of America, Military
64.5AppointedCelestino MiglioreApostolic Nuncio to UzbekistanApostolic Nuncio to Russian Federation
66.3Ordained BishopJosé Cayetano Parra Novo, O.P.Titular Bishop of TubiaAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Guatemala, Guatemala
88.4DiedFrancesco Saverio SalernoSecretary Emeritus of the Apostolic Signatura
22 Jan88.9DiedPietro BottaccioliBishop Emeritus of Gubbio, Italy
83.4DiedDominique Kimpinde AmandoBishop Emeritus of Kalemie-Kirungu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
23 Jan61.9ResignedAntonios Aziz MinaBishop of Guizeh (Coptic), EgyptBishop Emeritus
66.6AppointedMichael Joseph BouletteAuxiliary Bishop of San Antonio, Texas, USA
66.6AppointedMichael Joseph BouletteTitular Bishop of HieronAuxiliary Bishop of San Antonio, Texas, USA
72.2AppointedFernando Ocáriz BrañaPrelate of Opus Dei
61.4AppointedIbrahim Isaac Sedrak (Sidrak)Apostolic Administrator of Guizeh (Coptic), EgyptPatriarch of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt
24 Jan45.4AppointedMichael Miabesue BibiAuxiliary Bishop of Bamenda, Cameroon
45.4AppointedMichael Miabesue BibiTitular Bishop of AmudarsaAuxiliary Bishop of Bamenda, Cameroon
66.2ResignedGeevarghese Divannasios OttathengilBishop of Puthur (Syro-Malankara), IndiaBishop Emeritus
25 Jan51.9AppointedKannikadass William AntonyBishop of Mysore, India
56.6Ordained BishopGerard William BattersbyTitular Bishop of EgugaAuxiliary Bishop of Detroit, Michigan, USA
57.3Ordained BishopRobert Joseph FisherTitular Bishop of Forum PopiliiAuxiliary Bishop of Detroit, Michigan, USA
58.3AppointedJeffrey Robert HainesAuxiliary Bishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
58.3AppointedJeffrey Robert HainesTitular Bishop of ThagamutaAuxiliary Bishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
97.4DiedMartin Nicholas LohmullerAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
59.8AppointedJames Thomas (Ty) SchuermanAuxiliary Bishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
59.8AppointedJames Thomas (Ty) SchuermanTitular Bishop of GirbaAuxiliary Bishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
76.7RetiredThomas Anthony VazhapillyBishop of Mysore, IndiaBishop Emeritus
26 Jan91.5DiedPaul LanneauAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
71.1ResignedDorick McGowan WrightBishop of Belize City-Belmopan, Belize, AntillesBishop Emeritus
60.3AppointedLawrence Sydney NicasioBishop of Belize City-Belmopan, Belize, Antilles
28 Jan52.8Ordained BishopPaulo Alves RomãoTitular Bishop of CalamaAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
55.3Ordained BishopBarthol BarrettoTitular Bishop of StrongoliAuxiliary Bishop of Bombay, India
68.7Ordained BishopAllwyn D’SilvaTitular Bishop of DuraAuxiliary Bishop of Bombay, India
76.9RetiredAngel Floro Martínez, I.E.M.E.Bishop of Gokwe, ZimbabweBishop Emeritus
67.5InstalledMarek JędraszewskiArchbishop of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
48.2AppointedRudolf NyandoroBishop of Gokwe, Zimbabwe
62.3Ordained BishopJoel Portella AmadoTitular Bishop of Carmeiano (Cameiano)Auxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
29 Jan69.4InstalledKevin Joseph FarrellCardinal-Deacon of San Giuliano MartireCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life
84.3DiedStanisław Padewski, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Kharkiv-Zaporizhia, Ukraine
56.8Ordained BishopJosé Roberto Silva CarvalhoBishop of Caetité, Bahia, Brazil
64.7InstalledJoseph William Tobin, C.SS.R.Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria delle Grazie a Via TrionfaleCardinal, Archbishop of Newark, New Jersey, USA
30 Jan60.9AppointedMaroun AmmarApostolic Administrator of Saïdā (Sidone) (Maronite), LebanonBishop
47.9AppointedMarek Grzegorz MarczakAdministrator of Łódź, PolandAuxiliary Bishop
56.2ResignedElias NassarBishop of Saïdā (Sidone) (Maronite), LebanonBishop Emeritus
92.1DiedCesar Castro Raval, S.V.D. †Bishop Emeritus of Bangued, Philippines
31 Jan56.3InstalledJohn Oliver BarresBishop of Rockville Centre, New York, USA
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