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The Year of Our Lord 2017

Bishop Events

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Jul68.2AppointedRamón Benito Ángeles FernándezAuxiliary Bishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
68.2AppointedRamón Benito Ángeles FernándezTitular Bishop of FebianaAuxiliary Bishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
51.2AppointedJesús Castro MarteAuxiliary Bishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
51.2AppointedJesús Castro MarteTitular Bishop of GiufiAuxiliary Bishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
73.2AppointedLuis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, S.J.Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
73.2AppointedLuis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, S.J.President of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
73.2AppointedLuis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, S.J.President of the International Theological CommissionPrefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
73.2AppointedLuis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, S.J.President of the Pontifical Biblical CommissionPrefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
69.5CeasedGerhard Ludwig MüllerPrefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the FaithCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
69.5CeasedGerhard Ludwig MüllerPresident of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”Cardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
69.5CeasedGerhard Ludwig MüllerPresident of the International Theological CommissionCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
69.5CeasedGerhard Ludwig MüllerPresident of the Pontifical Biblical CommissionCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
65.0AppointedGiuseppe PintoApostolic Nuncio to Croatia
2 Jul46.8Ordained BishopNoel Seyoum FransuaTitular Bishop of EminentianaVicar Apostolic of Hosanna, Ethiopia
74.8InstalledJosé Gregorio Rosa ChávezCardinal-Priest of Santissimo Sacramento a Tor de’ SchiaviCardinal, Auxiliary Bishop of San Salvador, El Salvador
61.5Ordained BishopOvidio VezzoliBishop of Fidenza, Italy
3 Jul71.0InstalledYoussef (Joseph) Absi, S.M.S.P.Patriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), Syria
74.3CeasedJean-Clément JeanbartAdministrator of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), SyriaArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Melkite Greek), Syria
5 Jul61.3AppointedAntonín BaslerAuxiliary Bishop of Olomouc, Czech RepublicAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
61.3AppointedAntonín BaslerTitular Bishop of VagaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Olomouc, Czech Republic
53.8Ordained BishopPaul Lontsié-KeunéBishop of Yokadouma, Cameroon
83.5DiedJoachim MeisnerCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
50.9AppointedJosef NuzikAuxiliary Bishop of Olomouc, Czech RepublicAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
50.9AppointedJosef NuzikTitular Bishop of Castra GalbaeAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Olomouc, Czech Republic
60.9ResignedJosé Soares Filho, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Carolina, Maranhão, BrazilBishop Emeritus
58.6AppointedLuis Rafael Zarama PasqualettoBishop of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
6 Jul91.0DiedGiovanni Bernardo Gremoli, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Arabia, Yemen
7 Jul64.9Ordained BishopDonatus Edet AkpanBishop of Ogoja, Nigeria
77.2RetiredPiergiorgio DebernardiBishop of Pinerolo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
65.9AppointedMario Enrico DelpiniArchbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
56.3AppointedDerio OliveroBishop of Pinerolo, ItalyBishop-Elect
75.6RetiredAngelo ScolaArchbishop of Milano {Milan}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
8 Jul56.6AppointedJuan Gabriel Diaz RuizBishop of Ciego de Ávila, CubaBishop-Elect
58.7Ordained BishopJacy Diniz RochaBishop of São Luíz de Cáceres, Mato Grosso, Brazil
52.1Ordained BishopAndré Vital Félix da Silva, S.C.I.Bishop of Limoeiro do Norte, Ceara, Brazil
58.9InstalledJulio Hernando García PeláezBishop of Garagoa, Colombia
54.3Ordained BishopRolf LohmannTitular Bishop of GorAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
77.3RetiredMario Eusebio Mestril VegaBishop of Ciego de Ávila, CubaBishop Emeritus
60.5Ordained BishopBenedictus Estephanus Rolly Untu, M.S.C.Bishop of Manado, Indonesia
53.0InstalledJános SzékelyBishop of Szombathely, Hungary
9 Jul52.4Ordained BishopFabio Dal CinPrelate of Loreto, Italy
65.2Ordained BishopHansjörg HoferTitular Bishop of AbziriAuxiliary Bishop of Salzburg, Austria
11 Jul60.5AppointedAndrew Eugene Bellisario, C.M.Bishop of Juneau, Alaska, USABishop-Elect
56.0AppointedNelson Jesus PerezBishop of Cleveland, Ohio, USA
58.4AppointedJesús Ruiz Molina, M.C.C.I.Auxiliary Bishop of Bangassou, Central African RepublicAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
58.4AppointedJesús Ruiz Molina, M.C.C.I.Titular Bishop of Arae in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Bangassou, Central African Republic
12 Jul60.7SucceededCarlos Alfonso Azpiroz Costa, O.P.Archbishop of Bahía Blanca, Argentina
71.2ResignedManoel dos Reis de FariasBishop of Petrolina, Pernambuco, BrazilBishop Emeritus
75.1RetiredAfonso Fioreze, C.P.Bishop of Luziânia, Goias, BrazilBishop Emeritus
77.0RetiredGuillermo José GarlattiArchbishop of Bahía Blanca, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
75.2RetiredLuciano MonariBishop of Brescia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
51.0SucceededWaldemar Passini DalbelloBishop of Luziânia, Goias, Brazil
60.7AppointedPierantonio TremoladaBishop of Brescia, Italy
13 Jul88.6DiedGiovanni Battista Franzoni
14 Jul77.7RetiredEdoardo MenichelliArchbishop of Ancona-Osimo, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
62.6AppointedAngelo SpinaArchbishop of Ancona-Osimo, Italy
15 Jul58.1Ordained BishopJorge Eduardo ScheinigTitular Bishop of ItaAuxiliary Bishop of Mercedes-Luján, Argentina
16 Jul55.3Ordained BishopJosé Ionilton Lisboa de Oliveira, S.D.V.Prelate of Itacoatiara, Amazonas, Brazil
51.1Ordained BishopLuiz Antônio Lopes RicciTitular Bishop of TyndarisAuxiliary Bishop of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
61.5InstalledOvidio VezzoliBishop of Fidenza, Italy
18 Jul75.3RetiredAntonio MarinoBishop of Mar del Plata, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
62.2Ordained BishopPedro Sergio de Jesús Mena DíazTitular Bishop of Iulium CarnicumAuxiliary Bishop of Yucatán, México
48.8AppointedGabriel Antonio MestreBishop of Mar del Plata, Argentina
51.9AppointedGiacomo MorandiSecretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
51.9AppointedGiacomo MorandiTitular Archbishop of CaereSecretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
19 Jul56.5Ordained BishopBernard Edward ("Ned") Shlesinger IIITitular Bishop of NaieraAuxiliary Bishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
21 Jul43.6InstalledMilan Lach, S.J.Apostolic Administrator of Parma (Ruthenian), Ohio, USA
77.5RetiredPhilipp Pöllitzer, O.M.I.Bishop of Keetmanshoop, NamibiaBishop Emeritus
91.4DiedClímaco Jacinto Zarauz CarrilloBishop Emeritus of Azogues, Ecuador
22 Jul57.4AppointedFaustino Burgos Brisman, C.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
57.4AppointedFaustino Burgos Brisman, C.M.Titular Bishop of BararusAuxiliary Bishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
62.4AppointedPeter Sebastian GoveasBishop of Bettiah, IndiaBishop-Elect
23 Jul95.7DiedJózsef SzendiArchbishop Emeritus of Veszprém, Hungary
25 Jul91.9DiedJean-Pierre-Dominique Zévaco, C.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Tôlagnaro, Madagascar
26 Jul74.4DiedGiovanni Battista PichierriArchbishop of Trani-Barletta-Bisceglie (-Nazareth), Italy
28 Jul56.2InstalledCharles Coleman ThompsonArchbishop of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
29 Jul52.1InstalledAndré Vital Félix da Silva, S.C.I.Bishop of Limoeiro do Norte, Ceara, Brazil
68.7Ordained BishopClyde Martin HarveyBishop of Saint George’s in Grenada, Antilles
50.9Ordained BishopRubén Darío Jaramillo MontoyaBishop of Buenaventura, Colombia
76.1RetiredEmilio Zurbano MarquezBishop of Lucena, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
52.1AppointedHelizandro Emiro Terán Bermúdez, O.S.A.Bishop of Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela
55.0Ordained BishopDanilo Bangayan UlepPrelate of Batanes, Philippines
49.5AppointedMel Rey M. (Bobot) UyBishop of Lucena, PhilippinesBishop-Elect
30 Jul55.3InstalledJosé Ionilton Lisboa de Oliveira, S.D.V.Prelate of Itacoatiara, Amazonas, Brazil
31 Jul75.2RetiredAlceste CatellaBishop of Casale Monferrato, ItalyBishop Emeritus
56.0AppointedMauro ParmeggianiApostolic Administrator of Palestrina, ItalyBishop of Tivoli, Italy
56.8AppointedGianni SacchiBishop of Casale Monferrato, ItalyBishop-Elect
75.1RetiredDomenico SigaliniBishop of Palestrina, ItalyBishop Emeritus
1 Aug75.2RetiredMichel Marie Jacques Dubost, C.I.M.Bishop of Evry-Corbeil-Essonnes, FranceBishop Emeritus
62.0AppointedMichel Armand Alexis Jean PansardBishop of Evry-Corbeil-Essonnes, France
67.6AppointedAndrés Stanovnik, O.F.M. Cap.Apostolic Administrator of Orán, ArgentinaArchbishop of Corrientes, Argentina
78.0RetiredJohn Tong HonBishop of Hong Kong [Xianggang], ChinaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
70.6SucceededMichael Yeung Ming-cheungBishop of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
53.4ResignedGustavo Óscar ZanchettaBishop of Orán, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
2 Aug57.3AppointedHugo Ricardo ArayaBishop of Cruz del Eje, ArgentinaBishop-Elect
68.4ResignedFrancisco Focardi Mazzocchi, O.F.M.Vicar Apostolic of Camiri, BoliviaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
65.8AppointedJesús Galeote Tormo, O.F.M.Apostolic Administrator of Camiri, Bolivia
48.1AppointedJosé Adalberto Jiménez Mendoza, O.F.M. Cap.Vicar Apostolic of Aguarico, Ecuador
48.1AppointedJosé Adalberto Jiménez Mendoza, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of UbabaVicar Apostolic of Aguarico, Ecuador
75.7RetiredJesús Esteban Sádaba Pérez, O.F.M. Cap.Vicar Apostolic of Aguarico, EcuadorVicar Apostolic Emeritus
3 Aug100.3DiedGiovanni BenedettiBishop Emeritus of Foligno, Italy
75.2RetiredVirginio Domingo Bressanelli, S.C.I.Bishop of Neuquén, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
60.8AppointedFernando Martín CroxattoBishop of Neuquén, Argentina
4 Aug77.0DiedRaffaele CalabroBishop Emeritus of Andria, Italy
52.8AppointedCiro FanelliBishop of Melfi-Rapolla-Venosa, ItalyBishop-Elect
5 Aug66.0AppointedJean-Pierre BassèneApostolic Administrator of Tambacounda, SenegalBishop of Kolda, Senegal
70.8ResignedJean-Noël DioufBishop of Tambacounda, SenegalBishop Emeritus
59.0AppointedGeevarghese Makarios KalayilBishop of Puthur (Syro-Malankara), India
58.3AppointedYoohanon Theodosius KochuthundilCurial Bishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankara), India
58.3AppointedYoohanon Theodosius KochuthundilTitular Bishop of Thuburbo MaiusCurial Bishop of Trivandrum (Syro-Malankara), India
56.1AppointedThomas Eusebios NaickamparampilBishop of Parassala (Syro-Malankara), India
83.3DiedDionigi TettamanziCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Milano {Milan}, Italy
65.2AppointedPhilippos Stephanos ThottathilBishop of St. Mary, Queen of Peace (Syro-Malankara), USA
70.6InstalledMichael Yeung Ming-cheungBishop of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
6 Aug64.4Ordained BishopAlexander Aloysius (Alan) McGuckian, S.J.Bishop of Raphoe, Ireland
8 Aug70.5DiedJulio César Bonino BoninoBishop of Tacuarembó, Uruguay
41.8AppointedAndriy RabiyAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USA
41.8AppointedAndriy RabiyTitular Bishop of GermanicianaAuxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USA
9 Aug60.7AppointedEmmanuel Hanna Shaleta (Challita)Bishop of Saint Peter the Apostle of San Diego (Chaldean), USA
47.2AppointedFrank Yohana KalabatApostolic Administrator of Mar Addai of Toronto (Chaldean), CanadaBishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Detroit (Chaldean), USA
68.0AppointedFranklyn (Frank) Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D.Apostolic Administrator of Gaborone, BotswanaVicar Apostolic of Francistown, Botswana
50.7ResignedValentine Tsamma SeaneBishop of Gaborone, BotswanaBishop Emeritus
80.1DiedRobert Joseph ShaheenBishop Emeritus of Our Lady of Lebanon of Los Angeles (Maronite), California, USA
11 Aug83.3DiedLuiz Vicente Bernetti, O.A.D. †Bishop Emeritus of Apucarana, Parana, Brazil
12 Aug55.0AppointedMirosław AdamczykApostolic Nuncio to Panama
67.7AppointedPaul Tschang In-NamApostolic Nuncio to MyanmarApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
13 Aug92.7DiedSavino Bernardo Maria Cazzaro Bertollo, O.S.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Puerto Montt, Chile
15 Aug54.4Ordained BishopPius Moon Chang-wooCoadjutor Bishop of Cheju, Korea (South)
56.9Ordained BishopReinhold NannPrelate of Caravelí, Peru
17 Aug51.2Ordained BishopHilary Nanman Dachelem, C.M.F.Bishop of Bauchi, Nigeria
75.3DiedFrancis Xavier DiLorenzoBishop of Richmond, Virginia, USA
66.5Ordained BishopJob Koo Yobi, Ist. del PradoTitular Bishop of SfasferiaAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul, Korea (South)
18 Aug65.2Ordained BishopEnrique Alberto Martínez OssolaTitular Bishop of AquipendiumAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago del Estero, Argentina
19 Aug73.9DiedMario Roberto CassariApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Malta
54.4Ordained BishopAmilton Manoel da Silva, C.P.Titular Bishop of TusurosAuxiliary Bishop of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
22 Aug88.5DiedNestor AssogbaArchbishop Emeritus of Cotonou, Benin
92.5DiedMatthew Kia Yen-wenArchbishop Emeritus of Taipei, Taiwan
56.9InstalledReinhold NannPrelate of Caravelí, Peru
50.1Ordained BishopWilliam Albert Wack, C.S.C.Bishop of Pensacola-Tallahassee, Florida, USA
23 Aug54.3AppointedCarlos Alberto SánchezArchbishop of Tucumán, ArgentinaArchbishop-Elect
24 Aug75.0RetiredBarthélemy AdoukonouSecretary of the Pontifical Council for CultureSecretary Emeritus
66.0AppointedGhaleb Moussa Abdalla BaderApostolic Nuncio to Dominican Republic
66.0AppointedGhaleb Moussa Abdalla BaderApostolic Delegate to Puerto RicoApostolic Nuncio to Dominican Republic
25 Aug57.3AppointedLouis Nguyen Anh TuanAuxiliary Bishop of Thành-Phô Hồ Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville), Viet NamAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
57.3AppointedLouis Nguyen Anh TuanTitular Bishop of CatrumAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Thành-Phô Hồ Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville), Viet Nam
62.3AppointedJoseph Tran Văn ToanCoadjutor Bishop of Long Xuyên, Viet Nam
26 Aug68.4Ordained BishopRamón Benito Ángeles FernándezTitular Bishop of FebianaAuxiliary Bishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
57.5Ordained BishopFaustino Burgos Brisman, C.M.Titular Bishop of BararusAuxiliary Bishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
51.4Ordained BishopJesús Castro MarteTitular Bishop of GiufiAuxiliary Bishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
49.5Ordained BishopFrancisco de Assis Gabriel dos Santos, C.SS.R.Bishop of Campo Maior, Piaui, Brazil
60.7InstalledIgnacio Francisco Ducasse MedinaArchbishop of Antofagasta, Chile
48.9Ordained BishopGabriel Antonio MestreBishop of Mar del Plata, Argentina
48.0Ordained BishopFrancisco Cota de OliveiraTitular Bishop of FiorentinoAuxiliary Bishop of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
27 Aug50.4Ordained BishopPeter KohlgrafBishop of Mainz, Germany
89.6DiedMaurice Rigobert Marie-SainteArchbishop Emeritus of Fort-de-France (e Saint Pierre), Martinique, Antilles
98.4DiedJosé Maria PiresArchbishop Emeritus of Paraíba, Brazil
28 Aug75.2RetiredGiuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Nuncio to IsraelApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
75.2RetiredGiuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and PalestineApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
75.2RetiredGiuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Nuncio to CyprusApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
29 Aug60.7InstalledEmmanuel Hanna Shaleta (Challita)Bishop of Saint Peter the Apostle of San Diego (Chaldean), USA
54.3AppointedAnthony James Corcoran, S.J.Apostolic Administrator of Kyrgyzstan
75.2ResignedJanez Mihelčič, S.J.Apostolic Administrator of KyrgyzstanApostolic Administrator Emeritus
74.3CeasedShlemon WarduniApostolic Administrator of Saint Peter the Apostle of San Diego (Chaldean), USACurial Bishop of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
58.7InstalledLuis Rafael Zarama PasqualettoBishop of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
30 Aug66.3Ordained BishopJulio César Salcedo Aquino, M.J.Bishop of Tlaxcala, México
31 Aug56.1Ordained BishopAlfred Andrew SchlertBishop of Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
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