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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Aug54.3InstalledPeter Andrew ComensoliArchbishop of Melbourne, Australia
71.5AppointedThomas James OlmstedApostolic Administrator of Holy Protection of Mary of Phoenix (Ruthenian), Arizona, USABishop of Phoenix, Arizona, USA
47.8ResignedAnselm van der Linde, O. Cist.Abbot of Wettingen-Mehrerau, AustriaAbbot Emeritus
48.7AppointedVinzenz (Rudolf) Wohlwend, O. Cist.Apostolic Administrator of Wettingen-Mehrerau, AustriaAbbot
2 Aug58.5CeasedVictor Barnuevo BendicoApostolic Administrator of San Fernando de La Union, PhilippinesBishop of Baguio, Philippines
64.8Ordained BishopSalvador Cleofás Murguía Villalobos, S.D.B.Prelate of Mixes, Oaxaca, México
60.0Ordained BishopDennis Panipitchai, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of AggerselAuxiliary Bishop of Miao, India
55.3InstalledDaniel Oca PrestoBishop of San Fernando de La Union, Philippines
3 Aug91.4DiedRaffaele CastielliBishop Emeritus of Lucera-Troia, Italy
4 Aug45.4Ordained BishopAmancio Francisco Benítez CandiaBishop of Benjamín Aceval, Paraguay
54.5Ordained BishopJoseph Galea-CurmiTitular Bishop of CebaradesAuxiliary Bishop of Malta
5 Aug84.8DiedUlises Aurelio Casiano VargasBishop Emeritus of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
52.1InstalledSilvio Guterres DutraBishop of Vacaria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
57.2Ordained BishopCelestino Ocampo GaonaBishop of Carapeguá, Paraguay
6 Aug62.6Ordained BishopJózsef-Csaba PálBishop of Timişoara, Romania
70.7InstalledFelix Toppo, S.J.Archbishop of Ranchi, India
7 Aug73.4AppointedEmiliano Antonio Cisneros Martínez, O.A.R.Apostolic Administrator of Huamachuco, PeruBishop of Chachapoyas, Peru
68.4DiedJohn Doaninoel, S.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Honiara, Solomon Islands
75.1RetiredSebastián Ramis Torrens, T.O.R.Prelate of Huamachuco, PeruPrelate Emeritus
9 Aug74.4DiedManfred MelzerAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
11 Aug57.3InstalledMarcelo Daniel ColomboArchbishop of Mendoza, Argentina
86.2DiedFabio Mamerto Rivas Santos, S.D.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Barahona, Dominican Republic
12 Aug51.1Ordained BishopAnthony Gaspar LagwenBishop of Mbulu, Tanzania
64.8Ordained BishopPedro Ignacio Wolcan OlanoBishop of Tacuarembó, Uruguay
68.2Ordained BishopElie (Yéghia) Yéghiayan, I.C.P.B.Bishop of Sainte-Croix-de-Paris (Armenian), France
13 Aug81.8DiedSantiago María García de la Rasilla Domínguez, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Jaén en Peru o San Francisco Javier
14 Aug87.0DiedCharles Victor GrahmannBishop Emeritus of Dallas, Texas, USA
15 Aug53.9SucceededVincent DollmannArchbishop of Cambrai, France
74.3DiedFrançois Charles GarnierArchbishop of Cambrai, France
58.4AppointedEdgar Peña ParraSubstitute (Sostituto) of the Secretariat of State
55.8InstalledRochus Josef Tatamai, M.S.C.Bishop of Kavieng, Papua New GuineaArchbishop of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
16 Aug85.8DiedJoseph MinjBishop Emeritus of Simdega, India
55.6AppointedMarco PrastaroBishop of Asti, Italy
75.3RetiredFrancesco Guido RavinaleBishop of Asti, ItalyBishop Emeritus
17 Aug52.4AppointedDagoberto Campos SalasApostolic Nuncio to GambiaApostolic Nuncio to Liberia
18 Aug65.3ResignedPaul Hwang Chul-sooBishop of Busan {Pusan}, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
74.9RetiredThierry Romain Camille JordanArchbishop of Reims, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
88.1DiedJohn Edward McCarthyBishop Emeritus of Austin, Texas, USA
56.5AppointedÉric Marie de Moulins d’Amieu de BeaufortArchbishop of Reims, France
19 Aug51.4InstalledManoel Ferreira dos Santos, Júnior, M.S.C.Bishop of Registro, Sao Paulo, Brazil
84.2DiedMiguel Irizar Campos, C.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Callao, Peru
46.4Ordained BishopAlgirdas JurevičiusTitular Bishop of MaterianaBishop of Telšiai (-Klaipeda), Lithuania
22 Aug54.1Ordained BishopGerald (Jerry) Lee VinckeBishop of Salina, Kansas, USA
23 Aug94.2DiedYves-Marie-Henri BescondAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Meaux, France
24 Aug45.6Ordained BishopValdemir Vicente Andrade SantosTitular Bishop of CastabalaAuxiliary Bishop of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
66.2InstalledMichael Gerard DucaBishop of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
93.2DiedDominik Kalata, S.J. †Titular Bishop of Semta
25 Aug63.6DiedDieudonné BogmisBishop of Eséka, Cameroon
55.2CeasedAnthony MuheriaApostolic Administrator of Machakos, KenyaArchbishop of Nyeri, Kenya
66.6InstalledNorman King’oo WambuaBishop of Machakos, Kenya
26 Aug82.7DiedThomas Joseph O’BrienBishop Emeritus of Phoenix, Arizona, USA
28 Aug53.4Ordained BishopFulgence Aloysius TiggaBishop of Raiganj, India
81.3DiedNestorius TimanywaBishop Emeritus of Bukoba, Tanzania
91.8DiedSzczepan WesolyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Gniezno, Poland
30 Aug59.9InstalledJaime Muñoz PedrozaBishop of Girardot, Colombia
31 Aug80.2RetiredAngelo Amato, S.D.B.Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of SaintsCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
75.1DiedJosé Luis Dibildox MartínezBishop Emeritus of Tampico, Tamaulipas, México
51.8Ordained BishopErnest Anaezichukwu ObodoTitular Bishop of MedianaAuxiliary Bishop of Enugu, Nigeria
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