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The Year of Our Lord 2017

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Oct74.9RetiredGeorge PanikulamApostolic Nuncio to UruguayApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
1 Oct62.2InstalledMichel Armand Alexis Jean PansardBishop of Evry-Corbeil-Essonnes, France
62.8InstalledAngelo SpinaArchbishop of Ancona-Osimo, Italy
2 Oct68.2AppointedFranklyn (Frank) Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D.Bishop of Francistown, Botswana
84.2DiedMarcel Germain PerrierBishop Emeritus of Pamiers (-Couserans-Mirepoix), France
3 Oct76.1RetiredGerald Frederick KicanasBishop of Tucson, Arizona, USABishop Emeritus
56.7AppointedEdward Joseph WeisenburgerBishop of Tucson, Arizona, USA
4 Oct53.2AppointedAldemiro Sena dos SantosBishop of Guarabira, Paraiba, Brazil
5 Oct85.7DiedFrançois Xavier Nguyên Van SangBishop Emeritus of Thái Bình, Viet Nam
6 Oct48.2Ordained BishopJosé Adalberto Jiménez Mendoza, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of UbabaVicar Apostolic of Aguarico, Ecuador
64.4AppointedThomas Thanh Thai NguyenAuxiliary Bishop of Orange in California, USA
64.4AppointedThomas Thanh Thai NguyenTitular Bishop of AcalissusAuxiliary Bishop of Orange in California, USA
7 Oct57.5Ordained BishopHugo Ricardo ArayaBishop of Cruz del Eje, Argentina
55.7AppointedMax Leroy MésidorArchbishop of Port-au-Prince, Haïti
85.1DiedPatrick NairBishop Emeritus of Meerut, India
76.0RetiredManual Pelino DominguesBishop of Santarém, PortugalBishop Emeritus
75.7RetiredGuire PoulardArchbishop of Port-au-Prince, HaïtiArchbishop Emeritus
90.3DiedWacław Józef ŚwierzawskiBishop Emeritus of Sandomierz, Poland
63.7AppointedJosé Augusto Traquina MariaBishop of Santarém, Portugal
8 Oct56.5Ordained BishopDerio OliveroBishop of Pinerolo, Italy
61.0InstalledPierantonio TremoladaBishop of Brescia, Italy
9 Oct83.7RetiredEmmanuel DabbaghianArchbishop of Baghdad (Armenian), IraqArchbishop Emeritus
10 Oct60.8Ordained BishopAndrew Eugene Bellisario, C.M.Bishop of Juneau, Alaska, USA
60.1AppointedSebastian (Jobby) PozholiparampilBishop of Hosur (Syro-Malabar), India
61.4AppointedRaphael ThattilBishop of Shamshabad (Syro-Malabar), India
11 Oct58.9AppointedDulcênio Fontes de MatosBishop of Campina Grande, Paraiba, Brazil
58.7ResignedHubertus LetengBishop of Ruteng, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
87.3DiedPaolo Lunardon, O.S.B. †Abbot Emeritus of San Paolo fuori le Mura, Italy
56.2AppointedSilvester Tung Kiem SanApostolic Administrator of Ruteng, IndonesiaBishop of Denpasar, Indonesia
12 Oct56.1AppointedIgnace Bessi DogboApostolic Administrator of Korhogo, Côte d’IvoireBishop of Katiola, Côte d’Ivoire
67.4ResignedAlain CastetBishop of Luçon, FranceBishop Emeritus
65.0ResignedMarie-Daniel DadietArchbishop of Korhogo, Côte d’IvoireArchbishop Emeritus
61.7AppointedEnrique Esteban DelgadoAuxiliary Bishop of Miami, Florida, USA
61.7AppointedEnrique Esteban DelgadoTitular Bishop of Aquae Novae in ProconsulariAuxiliary Bishop of Miami, Florida, USA
67.3AppointedJames Patrick GreenApostolic Nuncio to FinlandApostolic Nuncio to Sweden
13 Oct77.8RetiredFilomeno Gonzales BactolBishop of Naval, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
75.0RetiredAndreas Laun, O.S.F.S.Auxiliary Bishop of Salzburg, AustriaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
81.1DiedHerbert Nikolaus Lenhof, S.A.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Queenstown, South Africa
49.8AppointedRex Cullingham RamírezBishop of Naval, Philippines
54.4Ordained BishopCarlos Alberto SánchezArchbishop of Tucumán, Argentina
14 Oct61.6Ordained BishopAntonín BaslerTitular Bishop of VagaAuxiliary Bishop of Olomouc, Czech Republic
93.1DiedFulgence Werner Le Roy, O.S.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Pietersburg, South Africa
57.5Ordained BishopLouis Nguyên Anh TuanTitular Bishop of CatrumAuxiliary Bishop of Thành-Phô Hồ Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville), Viet Nam
51.2Ordained BishopJosef NuzikTitular Bishop of Castra GalbaeAuxiliary Bishop of Olomouc, Czech Republic
15 Oct67.7DiedXavier Johnsai MunyonganiBishop of Gweru, Zimbabwe
56.5InstalledDerio OliveroBishop of Pinerolo, Italy
16 Oct75.1RetiredJohn Walter FleseyAuxiliary Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
18 Oct75.0RetiredPaulo Antônio de ContoBishop of Montenegro, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
53.0Ordained BishopCiro FanelliBishop of Melfi-Rapolla-Venosa, Italy
48.7SucceededCarlos Rômulo Gonçalves e SilvaBishop of Montenegro, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
67.3AppointedJames Patrick GreenApostolic Nuncio to NorwayApostolic Nuncio to Sweden
54.2AppointedJoseph Mark SiegelBishop of Evansville, Indiana, USA
86.6DiedRicardo Jamin VidalCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Cebu, Philippines
19 Oct58.5AppointedCharles Jason GordonArchbishop of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
62.6Ordained BishopPeter Sebastian GoveasBishop of Bettiah, India
75.5RetiredJoseph Everard Harris, C.S.Sp.Archbishop of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, AntillesArchbishop Emeritus
62.6DiedCastor Paul MsemwaBishop of Tunduru-Masasi, Tanzania
21 Oct74.6DiedJuan de Dios Mataflorida PueblosBishop of Butuan, Philippines
57.0Ordained BishopGianni SacchiBishop of Casale Monferrato, Italy
22 Oct80.5DiedGeraldo João Paulo Roger VerdierBishop Emeritus of Guajará-Mirim, Rondonia, Brazil
24 Oct67.9AppointedMichael Dixon BhaseraApostolic Administrator of Gweru, ZimbabweBishop of Masvingo, Zimbabwe
78.2DiedMichael Patrick DriscollBishop Emeritus of Boise City, Idaho, USA
25 Oct49.3AppointedVítor Agnaldo de MenezesBishop of Propriá, Sergipe, Brazil
58.9AppointedTarcisio Isao Kikuchi, S.V.D.Archbishop of Tōkyō, Japan
92.6DiedJoseph Mahn ErieBishop Emeritus of Bassein, Myanmar
76.0RetiredPeter Takeo OkadaArchbishop of Tōkyō, JapanArchbishop Emeritus
75.5RetiredMário Rino SivieriBishop of Propriá, Sergipe, BrazilBishop Emeritus
27 Oct54.5AppointedPaulo Celso Dias do NascimentoAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
54.5AppointedPaulo Celso Dias do NascimentoTitular Bishop of AguntumAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
28 Oct66.4AppointedMaximino Martínez MirandaAuxiliary Bishop of Toluca, México, México
66.4AppointedMaximino Martínez MirandaTitular Bishop of LuguraAuxiliary Bishop of Toluca, México, México
65.4InstalledPhilippos Stephanos ThottathilBishop of St. Mary, Queen of Peace (Syro-Malankara), USA
59.7AppointedPaul TigheSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Culture
29 Oct57.1InstalledGianni SacchiBishop of Casale Monferrato, Italy
30 Oct67.3DiedCornelius Kipng’eno Arap KorirBishop of Eldoret, Kenya
31 Oct63.6AppointedBawai (Ashur) SoroBishop of Mar Addai of Toronto (Chaldean), Canada
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