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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Feb86.7DiedAlbano Bortoletto CavallinArchbishop Emeritus of Londrina, Parana, Brazil
61.3AppointedCarlos Alberto dos SantosBishop of Itabuna, Bahia, Brazil
50.3AppointedGuglielmo GiombancoBishop of Patti, Italy
75.0RetiredJosef HrdličkaAuxiliary Bishop of Olomouc, Czech RepublicAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
76.8RetiredCzeslaw Stanula, C.SS.R.Bishop of Itabuna, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
75.0RetiredIgnazio ZambitoBishop of Patti, ItalyBishop Emeritus
2 Feb72.2ResignedRamon Cabrera ArgüellesArchbishop of Lipa, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus
66.2AppointedMoses M. Costa, C.S.C.Archbishop of Chittagong, Bangladesh
58.0AppointedGilbert Armea GarceraArchbishop of Lipa, Philippines
74.7RetiredRonald Paul HerzogBishop of Alexandria, Louisiana, USABishop Emeritus
74.2RetiredJean Khamsé Vithavong, O.M.I.Vicar Apostolic of Vientiane, LaosVicar Apostolic Emeritus
72.8AppointedLouis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, I.V.D.Apostolic Administrator of Vientiane, LaosCardinal, Vicar Apostolic
64.1AppointedEusebio Ramos MoralesBishop of Caguas, Puerto Rico
66.3SucceededDavid Prescott TalleyBishop of Alexandria, Louisiana, USA
3 Feb92.8DiedCarmelo Cassati, M.S.C. †Archbishop Emeritus of Trani-Barletta-Bisceglie (-Nazareth), Italy
66.8AppointedJorge VázquezCoadjutor Bishop of Morón, ArgentinaBishop
4 Feb65.6InstalledGiuseppe GiulianoBishop of Lucera-Troia, Italy
52.9AppointedJuan Manuel González Sandoval, M.N.M.Bishop of Tarahumara, Chihuahua, México
54.0Ordained BishopDominique Banlène GuigbileBishop of Dapaong, Togo
68.5ResignedMaroun Elias Nimeh LahhamAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, PalestineAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
48.5Ordained BishopWellington de Queiroz VieiraPrelate of Cristalândia, Goias, Brazil
77.3AppointedJosé Nelson Westrupp, S.C.I.Apostolic Administrator of Lages, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Santo André, Sao Paulo, Brazil
5 Feb54.5SucceededGeorge Bugeja, O.F.M.Vicar Apostolic of Tripoli, Libya
54.0InstalledDominique Banlène GuigbileBishop of Dapaong, Togo
75.0RetiredGiovanni Innocenzo Martinelli, O.F.M.Vicar Apostolic of Tripoli, LibyaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
59.9InstalledJohn Ribat, M.S.C.Cardinal-Priest of San Giovanni Battista de’ RossiCardinal, Archbishop of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
6 Feb87.6DiedJosé Gea EscolanoBishop Emeritus of Mondoñedo-Ferrol, Spain
69.4AppointedAntonio MenniniOfficial of the Secretariat of State
7 Feb93.1DiedLuis Alberto Luna Tobar, O.C.D. †Archbishop Emeritus of Cuenca, Ecuador
8 Feb56.3AppointedGustavo Bombin Espino, O.SS.T.Bishop of Maintirano, Madagascar
86.3DiedGeorges El-Murr, B.C. †Archbishop Emeritus of Petra e Filadelfia (Melkite Greek), Jordan
54.2AppointedTimothy James HarrisBishop of Townsville, Australia
73.2DiedPatrick Mumbure MutumeAuxiliary Bishop of Mutare, Zimbabwe
9 Feb59.3InstalledEdward James BurnsBishop of Dallas, Texas, USA
66.2AppointedHorst EberleinAuxiliary Bishop of Hamburg, Germany
66.2AppointedHorst EberleinTitular Bishop of TisediAuxiliary Bishop of Hamburg, Germany
10 Feb53.3Ordained BishopSocrates Calamba Mesiona, M.S.P.Titular Bishop of BuduaVicar Apostolic of Puerto Princesa, Philippines
69.5AppointedGiovanni Salonia, O.F.M. Cap.Auxiliary Bishop of Palermo, ItalyPriest of Order of Friars Minor Capuchin
69.5AppointedGiovanni Salonia, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of ButhrotumPriest of Order of Friars Minor Capuchin
11 Feb47.5Ordained BishopRubival Cabral Britto, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Grajaú, Maranhão, Brazil
55.6InstalledVictor Emilio Masalles PereBishop of Baní, Dominican Republic
88.3InstalledErnest SimoniCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria della ScalaCardinal, Priest of Shkodrë-Pult, Albania
89.9DiedJozef ZlatňanskýSecretary Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
12 Feb101.2DiedAlbert-Georges-Yves MalboisBishop Emeritus of Corbeil, France
13 Feb53.1AppointedYunan Tombe Trille Kuku AndaliBishop of El Obeid, Sudan
14 Feb85.5DiedPaul Nguyên Van HòaBishop Emeritus of Nha Trang, Viet Nam
15 Feb76.0RetiredFrancisco Javier Hernández Arnedo, O.A.R.Bishop of Tianguá, Ceara, BrazilBishop Emeritus
75.2RetiredLuigi NegriArchbishop of Ferrara-Comacchio, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
47.3AppointedFrancisco Edimilson Neves FerreiraBishop of Tianguá, Ceara, Brazil
56.2AppointedGian Carlo PeregoArchbishop of Ferrara-Comacchio, Italy
16 Feb53.4AppointedPedro Collar NogueraBishop of San Juan Bautista de las Misiones, Paraguay
86.1DiedOsmond Peter MartinBishop Emeritus of Belize City-Belmopan, Belize, Antilles
77.3RetiredMario Melanio Medina SalinasBishop of San Juan Bautista de las Misiones, ParaguayBishop Emeritus
18 Feb64.0Ordained BishopJean-Pierre Edmond Cottanceau, SS.CC.Archbishop of Papeete, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)
75.7RetiredJean-Pierre Grallet, O.F.M.Archbishop of Strasbourg, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
79.6RetiredGérard Mulumba KalembaBishop of Mweka, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
59.2Ordained BishopJoseph-Marie Ndi-OkallaBishop of Mbalmayo, Cameroon
59.4AppointedOscar Nkolo Kanowa, C.I.C.M.Bishop of Mweka, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
59.7AppointedLuc Marie Daniel Ravel, C.R.S.V.Archbishop of Strasbourg, France
66.3CeasedMiguel Angel Sebastián Martínez, M.C.C.I.Apostolic Administrator of Doba, ChadBishop of Lai, Chad
54.0Ordained BishopMartin Waïngue BaniBishop of Doba, Chad
20 Feb70.5ResignedHenryk Józef NowackiApostolic Nuncio to SwedenApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
70.5ResignedHenryk Józef NowackiApostolic Nuncio to IcelandApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Sweden
70.5ResignedHenryk Józef NowackiApostolic Nuncio to DenmarkApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Sweden
70.5ResignedHenryk Józef NowackiApostolic Nuncio to FinlandApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Sweden
70.5ResignedHenryk Józef NowackiApostolic Nuncio to NorwayApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Sweden
21 Feb90.9DiedDesmond ConnellCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Dublin, Ireland
22 Feb76.2RetiredGérard Émile Jean-Louis ColicheAuxiliary Bishop of Lille, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
50.1AppointedJoão Justino de Medeiros SilvaCoadjutor Archbishop of Montes Claros, Minas Gerais, Brazil
60.5AppointedAntoine Henry Pierre Marie HérouardAuxiliary Bishop of Lille, France
60.5AppointedAntoine Henry Pierre Marie HérouardTitular Bishop of MaillezaisAuxiliary Bishop of Lille, France
58.7Ordained BishopGregory Paul Homeming, O.C.D.Bishop of Lismore, Australia
51.1Ordained BishopGiovanni IntiniBishop of Tricarico, Italy
23 Feb92.3DiedAlfonso de Jesús Hinojosa BerronesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Monterrey, Nuevo León, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, México
25 Feb54.2InstalledJúlio Endi Akamine, S.A.C.Archbishop of Sorocaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
64.2Ordained BishopArgemiro de Azevedo, C.M.F.Bishop of Assis, Sao Paulo, Brazil
47.3Ordained BishopCarlos Tomás Morel DiplánTitular Bishop of BuxentumAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
72.1ResignedJoseph Amangi Nacua, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Ilagan, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
71.7InstalledCarlos Osoro SierraCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in TrastevereCardinal, Archbishop of Madrid, Spain
58.1AppointedPrudencio Padilla Andaya, Jr., C.I.C.M.Apostolic Administrator of Ilagan, PhilippinesVicar Apostolic of Tabuk, Philippines
52.6Ordained BishopJosé Mauricio Vélez GarcíaTitular Bishop of LapdaAuxiliary Bishop of Medellín, Colombia
26 Feb71.1InstalledJean-Pierre KutwaCardinal-Priest of Santa Emerenziana a Tor FiorenzaCardinal, Archbishop of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
64.1InstalledEusebio Ramos MoralesBishop of Caguas, Puerto Rico
44.3Ordained BishopAlexis Aly TagbinoTitular Bishop of CuiculAuxiliary Bishop of Kankan, Guinea
27 Feb52.0Ordained BishopKannikadass William AntonyBishop of Mysore, India
60.4InstalledWilliam Terrence McGrattanBishop of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
28 Feb57.9AppointedFabio FabeneTitular Bishop of Mons FaliscusOfficial of the Synod of Bishops
90.7DiedAntônio Ribeiro de OliveiraArchbishop Emeritus of Goiânia, Goias, Brazil
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