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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Mar55.7AppointedJosé Avelino BettencourtApostolic Nuncio to Armenia
54.9AppointedBartolomé Buigues Oller, T.C.Bishop of Alajuela, Costa Rica
76.6RetiredMarie Pierre François Auguste Gaschy, C.S.Sp.Vicar Apostolic of Iles Saint-Pierre et MiquelonVicar Apostolic Emeritus
92.3DiedJean-Guy HamelinBishop Emeritus of Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, Canada
75.4RetiredAngel San Casimiro Fernández, O.A.R.Bishop of Alajuela, Costa RicaBishop Emeritus
3 Mar58.3Ordained BishopMario de Jesús Álvarez GómezBishop of Istmina-Tadó, Colombia
72.1InstalledNicolas Antiba, B.A.Patriarchal Vicar of Damas (Melkite Greek), Syria
69.2AppointedGaetano Di Pierro, S.C.I.Bishop of Farafangana, Madagascar
49.8Ordained BishopJorge Ignacio García CuervaTitular Bishop of LacubazaBishop of Río Gallegos, Argentina
50.8Ordained BishopPaul Martin, S.M.Bishop of Christchurch, New Zealand
60.0AppointedMargarito Salazar CárdenasBishop of Matehuala, San Luís Potosí, México
4 Mar50.8InstalledPaul Martin, S.M.Bishop of Christchurch, New Zealand
5 Mar84.4DiedTomas Aguon CamachoBishop Emeritus of Chalan Kanoa, Northern Mariana Islands, Pacific (Oceania)
6 Mar58.1CeasedFridolin Ambongo Besungu, O.F.M. Cap.Apostolic Administrator of Bokungu-Ikela, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Cardinal, Archbishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
73.3DiedPaul Bùi Văn ÐocArchbishop of Thành-Phô Hồ Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville), Viet Nam
48.6AppointedEmery Kibal Nkufi Mansong’loo, C.P.Apostolic Administrator of Bokungu-Ikela, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop of Kole, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
7 Mar50.6AppointedEduardo MalaspinaAuxiliary Bishop of São Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
50.6AppointedEduardo MalaspinaTitular Bishop of PupianaAuxiliary Bishop of São Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
79.5DiedWerner RadspielerAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bamberg, Germany
58.7AppointedJoseph SpiteriApostolic Nuncio to Lebanon
8 Mar55.7AppointedJosé Avelino BettencourtApostolic Nuncio to GeorgiaApostolic Nuncio to Armenia
60.4AppointedJoseph Do Manh HungApostolic Administrator of Thành-Phô Hồ Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville), Viet NamAuxiliary Bishop
9 Mar58.9AppointedJean-Marie Charles André Le VertAuxiliary Bishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
58.9AppointedJean-Marie Charles André Le VertTitular Bishop of BriançonnetAuxiliary Bishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
57.8AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Suriname, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
45.6AppointedPetar PalićBishop of Hvar (-Brac e Vis), Croatia
77.0RetiredSlobodan ŠtambukBishop of Hvar (-Brac e Vis), CroatiaBishop Emeritus
90.0DiedElías Yanes AlvarezArchbishop Emeritus of Zaragoza, Spain
10 Mar54.7Ordained BishopPierre GoudreaultBishop of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Québec, Canada
65.8Ordained BishopCristóbal López Romero, S.D.B.Cardinal, Archbishop of Rabat, Morocco
56.3AppointedFlorencio Félix Paredes Cruz, C.R.L.Coadjutor Prelate of Humahuaca, Argentina
90.9DiedRoch PedneaultAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada
11 Mar58.1InstalledFridolin Ambongo Besungu, O.F.M. Cap.Coadjutor Archbishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Cardinal, Archbishop
64.7DiedJean Damascène BimenyimanaBishop of Cyangugu, Rwanda
63.3Ordained BishopDermot Pius FarrellBishop of Ossory, Ireland
81.8DiedKarl LehmannCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Mainz, Germany
61.7CeasedCarlo Roberto Maria RedaelliApostolic Administrator of Acqui, ItalyArchbishop of Gorizia, Italy
65.8InstalledLuigi TestoreBishop of Acqui, Italy
12 Mar51.3AppointedLouie Patalinghug GalbinesBishop of Kabankalan, Philippines
60.8ResignedMário LucundeBishop of Menongue, AngolaBishop Emeritus
15 Mar64.9InstalledMyron Joseph CottaBishop of Stockton, California, USA
61.9AppointedManuel da Silva Rodrigues LindaBishop of Porto, Portugal
16 Mar51.0Ordained BishopJon Paul Christian Hansen, C.SS.R.Bishop of Mackenzie-Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada
46.5Ordained BishopMarcelo Julián MargniTitular Bishop of StephaniacumAuxiliary Bishop of Quilmes, Argentina
17 Mar64.3Ordained BishopLivio CorazzaBishop of Forli-Bertinoro, Italy
53.9Ordained BishopJosé Saúl Grisales GrisalesBishop of Ipiales, Colombia
61.6AppointedLéon Kalenga BadikebeleApostolic Nuncio to Argentina
71.7ResignedAntonio Pepito Palang, S.V.D.Vicar Apostolic of San Jose in Mindoro, PhilippinesVicar Apostolic Emeritus
54.2AppointedDavid William Valencia AntonioApostolic Administrator of San Jose in Mindoro, PhilippinesBishop of Ilagan, Philippines
67.6InstalledGuilherme Antônio Werlang, M.S.F.Bishop of Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil
78.5CeasedJosé Nelson Westrupp, S.C.I.Apostolic Administrator of Lages, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Santo André, Sao Paulo, Brazil
19 Mar55.8Ordained BishopJosé Avelino BettencourtTitular Archbishop of AemonaApostolic Nuncio to Armenia
63.8AppointedPeter MachadoArchbishop of Bangalore, India
76.6RetiredBernard Blasius MorasArchbishop of Bangalore, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
80.0DiedKeith Michael Patrick O’BrienCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh, Scotland, Great Britain
50.1Ordained BishopWaldemar Stanisław SommertagTitular Archbishop of Traiectum ad MosamApostolic Nuncio to Nicaragua
59.4Ordained BishopAlfred XuerebTitular Archbishop of AmanteaApostolic Nuncio to Korea
21 Mar67.0AppointedPaulo Mendes PeixotoApostolic Administrator of Formosa, Goias, BrazilArchbishop of Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil
55.7ResignedDario Edoardo ViganòPrefect of the Secretariat for CommunicationsPrefect Emeritus
23 Mar87.4DiedLino Bortolo Belotti, C.M.P. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Bergamo, Italy
24 Mar65.5AppointedGervais BanshimiyubusaArchbishop of Bujumbura, Burundi
56.5AppointedJulio MuratApostolic Nuncio to Cameroun
76.2RetiredEvariste NgoyagoyeArchbishop of Bujumbura, BurundiArchbishop Emeritus
85.0DiedArthur Nicholas TafoyaBishop Emeritus of Pueblo, Colorado, USA
25 Mar82.6DiedVicente Ramón Hernández PeñaBishop Emeritus of Trujillo, Venezuela
26 Mar78.1AppointedPhilip Boyce, O.C.D.Apostolic Administrator of Dromore, IrelandBishop Emeritus of Raphoe, Ireland
78.8RetiredEugenio Dal Corso, P.S.D.P.Bishop of Benguela, AngolaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
85.9DiedAntónio dos SantosBishop Emeritus of Guarda, Portugal
54.3AppointedAntónio Francisco Jaca, S.V.D.Bishop of Benguela, Angola
69.1ResignedJohn McAreaveyBishop of Dromore, IrelandBishop Emeritus
27 Mar43.8AppointedGiovani Edgar AranaAuxiliary Bishop of El Alto, Bolivia
43.8AppointedGiovani Edgar AranaTitular Bishop of MuteciAuxiliary Bishop of El Alto, Bolivia
87.8DiedJosé Hugo Garaycoa HawkinsBishop Emeritus of Tacna y Moquegua, Peru
46.1AppointedSkiper Bladimir Yáñez CalvachiBishop of Babahoyo, Ecuador
28 Mar69.3AppointedRobert Francis Christian, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of San Francisco, California, USA
69.3AppointedRobert Francis Christian, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Giru MarcelliAuxiliary Bishop of San Francisco, California, USA
75.6RetiredCaetano Ferrari, O.F.M.Bishop of Bauru, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
58.5AppointedRubens Sevilha, O.C.D.Bishop of Bauru, Sao Paulo, Brazil
29 Mar56.6AppointedJulio MuratApostolic Nuncio to Equatorial GuineaApostolic Nuncio to Cameroun
64.9AppointedSilvano Herminio Pedroso MontalvoBishop of Guantánamo-Baracoa, Cuba
81.4DiedWalter Pérez VillamonteBishop Emeritus of Potosí, Bolivia
80.3DiedEnrique Troncoso TroncosoBishop Emeritus of Melipilla, Chile
30 Mar87.1DiedHenry Theophilus Howaniec, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Santissima Trinità in Almaty, Kazakhstan
31 Mar55.3AppointedDonatien Bafuidinsoni Maloko-Mana, S.J.Bishop of Inongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
57.6AppointedJean-Pierre Kwambamba MasiBishop of Kenge, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
77.2RetiredJean-Gaspard Mudiso Mund’la, S.V.D.Bishop of Kenge, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
80.1RetiredPhilippe Nkiere Keana, C.I.C.M.Bishop of Inongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
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