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The Year of Our Lord 2019

Bishop Events

January to April


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Jan48.4AppointedRex Andrew Clement AlarconBishop of Daet, Philippines
60.6AppointedJohn Bonaventure Kwofie, C.S.Sp.Archbishop of Accra, Ghana
69.9AppointedPrakash MallavarapuApostolic Administrator of Srikakulam, IndiaArchbishop of Visakhapatnam, India
85.8DiedSalvador Martínez PérezBishop Emeritus of Huejutla, Hidalgo, México
3 Jan54.9AppointedStephen Ameyu Martin MullaBishop of Torit, South Sudan
50.7AppointedJorge Ignacio García CuervaBishop of Río Gallegos, Argentina
72.0DiedMichael Yeung Ming-cheungBishop of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
5 Jan70.5InstalledDario Campos, O.F.M.Archbishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil
92.6DiedSergio Otoniel Contreras NaviaBishop Emeritus of Temuco, Chile
54.6Ordained BishopJanusz Edward MastalskiTitular Bishop of NobaAuxiliary Bishop of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
49.9Ordained BishopTimoteo Solórzano Rojas, M.S.C.Titular Bishop of DumiumAuxiliary Bishop of Trujillo, Peru
79.4AppointedJohn Tong HonApostolic Administrator of Hong Kong [Xianggang], ChinaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
6 Jan74.4RetiredAleixo das Neves Dias, S.F.X.Bishop of Port Blair, IndiaBishop Emeritus
80.4DiedEmiliano Fabbricatore, O.S.B.I. †Abbot Emeritus of Santa Maria di Grottaferrata (Italo-Albanese), Italy
7 Jan49.8AppointedMarvyn Abrea MacedaBishop of San Jose de Antique, Philippines
8 Jan86.0DiedJosé Belvino do NascimentoBishop Emeritus of Divinópolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil
92.3DiedArmando Bortolaso, S.D.B. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Alep [Beroea, Halab], Syria
51.9AppointedJean-Pierre VuilleminAuxiliary Bishop of Metz, France
51.9AppointedJean-Pierre VuilleminTitular Bishop of ThérouanneAuxiliary Bishop of Metz, France
88.8DiedGiorgio ZurApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Austria
9 Jan95.3DiedJoseph Lawson HowzeBishop Emeritus of Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
55.9AppointedWalter Jorge PintoBishop of União da Vitória, Parana, Brazil
10 Jan58.5InstalledCarlos Briseño Arch, O.A.R.Bishop of Veracruz, México
11 Jan84.1DiedRafael Arcadio Bernal Supelano, C.SS.R. †Bishop Emeritus of Líbano-Honda, Colombia
84.3DiedCharles Soreng, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Hazaribag, India
12 Jan62.6InstalledPhilip Arnold Subira AnyoloArchbishop of Kisumu, Kenya
55.6AppointedNuno Brás da Silva MartinsBishop of Funchal, Portugal
77.1DiedChristian Conrad Blouin, C.M.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Lae, Papua New Guinea
76.7RetiredAntónio José Cavaco CarrilhoBishop of Funchal, PortugalBishop Emeritus
61.0Ordained BishopFranco Moscone, C.R.S.Archbishop of Manfredonia-Vieste-San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
13 Jan97.7DiedRoberto Reinaldo Cáceres GonzálezBishop Emeritus of Melo, Uruguay
60.8AppointedHency Martínez VargasBishop of La Dorada-Guaduas, Colombia
76.3RetiredOscar Aníbal Salazar GómezBishop of La Dorada-Guaduas, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
14 Jan82.3DiedGonzalo Ramiro del Castillo Crespo, O.C.D. †Bishop Emeritus of Bolivia, Military
16 Jan61.1ResignedCecilio Raúl Berzosa MartínezBishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, SpainBishop Emeritus
76.6AppointedJesús García BurilloApostolic Administrator of Ciudad Rodrigo, SpainBishop Emeritus of Ávila, Spain
78.5ResignedFrancisco Gil HellínApostolic Administrator of Ciudad Rodrigo, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Burgos, Spain
17 Jan54.9AppointedFrancis Obafemi AdesinaBishop of Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria
76.3RetiredYvon AmbroiseBishop of Tuticorin, IndiaBishop Emeritus
58.6AppointedBenoît BertrandBishop of Mende, France
79.5RetiredAlbert Ayinde FasinaBishop of Ijebu-Ode, NigeriaBishop Emeritus
66.5AppointedStephen Antony PillaiBishop of Tuticorin, India
18 Jan45.2Ordained BishopRobert Saeed JarjisTitular Bishop of ArsamosataAuxiliary Bishop of Baghdad (Chaldean), Iraq
63.3Ordained BishopNajib Mikhael Moussa, O.P.Archbishop of Mossul (Chaldean), Iraq
19 Jan75.5RetiredBenvenuto Italo CastellaniArchbishop of Lucca, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
50.4Ordained BishopChristophe Zakhia El-KassisTitular Archbishop of RusellaeApostolic Nuncio to Pakistan
55.0AppointedPaolo GiuliettiArchbishop of Lucca, Italy
74.7CeasedLuis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, S.J.President of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”Cardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
67.0CeasedGuido PozzoSecretary of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”Secretary Emeritus
20 Jan70.6InstalledGiovanni Angelo BecciuCardinal-Deacon of San LinoCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
46.9Ordained BishopBruno Paul Marie ValentinTitular Bishop of VaisonAuxiliary Bishop of Versailles, France
22 Jan58.6AppointedJoseph Lawrence CoffeyAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, Military
58.6AppointedJoseph Lawrence CoffeyTitular Bishop of ArsacalAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, Military
61.5AppointedWilliam James MuhmAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, Military
61.5AppointedWilliam James MuhmTitular Bishop of CapsusAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, Military
83.5DiedJohn Mortimer Fourette SmithBishop Emeritus of Trenton, New Jersey, USA
23 Jan57.3AppointedJosé Benedito CardosoAuxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, Brazil
57.3AppointedJosé Benedito CardosoTitular Bishop of Castellum MinusAuxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, Brazil
24 Jan89.1DiedFernando Sebastián Aguilar, C.M.F. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Pamplona y Tudela, Spain
25 Jan84.2DiedJacques Berthelet, C.S.V. †Bishop Emeritus of Saint-Jean-Longueuil, Québec, Canada
68.9AppointedCarlos Gustavo Castillo MattasoglioArchbishop of Lima, Peru
75.0RetiredJuan Luis Cipriani ThorneArchbishop of Lima, PeruCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
66.1AppointedJosé Antonio Fernández HurtadoArchbishop of Tlalnepantla, México, México
63.3InstalledNajib Mikhael Moussa, O.P.Archbishop of Mossul (Chaldean), Iraq
91.4DiedVigilio Mario OlmiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Brescia, Italy
91.3DiedBoniface Tshosa SetlalekgosiBishop Emeritus of Gaborone, Botswana
84.5DiedJaume Traserra CunilleraBishop Emeritus of Solsona, Spain
26 Jan54.4AppointedHenry ArunaBishop of Kenema, Sierra Leone
80.6InstalledAquilino Bocos Merino, C.M.F.Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Lucia del GonfaloneCardinal, Superior General Emeritus of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
75.0RetiredLaurent Chu Văn MinhAuxiliary Bishop of Hà Nội, Viet NamAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
61.1InstalledFranco Moscone, C.R.S.Archbishop of Manfredonia-Vieste-San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
53.0CeasedLuigi RennaApostolic Administrator of Manfredonia-Vieste-San Giovanni Rotondo, ItalyBishop of Cerignola-Ascoli Satriano, Italy
29 Jan53.6AppointedÁngel Francisco Caraballo FermínBishop of Cabimas, Venezuela
58.4InstalledDaniel Elias GarciaBishop of Monterey in California, USA
62.4InstalledPeter Joseph HundtArchbishop of Saint John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
79.2CeasedGerald Eugene WilkersonApostolic Administrator of Monterey in California, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, California, USA
30 Jan60.6InstalledRomeo Saniel, O.M.I.Apostolic Administrator of Jolo, Philippines
31 Jan56.6AppointedRobert John BrennanBishop of Columbus, Ohio, USA
75.4RetiredFrederick Francis CampbellBishop of Columbus, Ohio, USABishop Emeritus
68.9InstalledAngelito Rendon Lampon, O.M.I.Archbishop of Cotabato, Philippines
1 Feb48.3Ordained BishopElias Al-DebeiArchbishop of Bosra e Haūrān (Melkite Greek), Syria
2 Feb52.7InstalledJosé Eudes Campos do NascimentoBishop of São João del Rei, Minas Gerais, Brazil
80.2DiedWalter James EdyveanAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
55.7AppointedGianfranco GalloneApostolic Nuncio to Zambia
55.7AppointedGianfranco GalloneTitular Archbishop of MotulaApostolic Nuncio to Zambia
52.0AppointedAnte JozićApostolic Nuncio to Côte d’Ivoire
52.0AppointedAnte JozićTitular Archbishop of CissaApostolic Nuncio to Côte d’Ivoire
51.4Ordained BishopCarlos Arturo Quintero GómezBishop of Armenia, Colombia
48.4Ordained BishopKornelius Sipayung, O.F.M. Cap.Archbishop of Medan, Indonesia
62.6AppointedStanislav Szyrokoradiuk, O.F.M.Coadjutor Bishop of Odessa-Simferopol, Ukraine
62.6AppointedStanislav Szyrokoradiuk, O.F.M.Apostolic Administrator of Kharkiv-Zaporizhia, UkraineCoadjutor Bishop of Odessa-Simferopol, Ukraine
3 Feb61.0InstalledRobert Anthony LlanosBishop of Saint John’s-Basseterre, Virgin Islands (British), Antilles
52.0Ordained BishopJean-Pierre VuilleminTitular Bishop of ThérouanneAuxiliary Bishop of Metz, France
4 Feb58.9AppointedLuigi BiancoApostolic Nuncio to Uganda
62.3AppointedRobert John Byrne, C.O.Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle, England, Great Britain
76.5RetiredSéamus CunninghamBishop of Hexham and Newcastle, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
9 Feb61.8InstalledSanctus Lino WanokBishop of Lira, Uganda
10 Feb67.2Ordained BishopLawrence DuffyBishop of Clogher, Ireland
79.9DiedDinualdo Destajo GutierrezBishop Emeritus of Marbel, Philippines
47.3Ordained BishopAlexandre François Marie JolyTitular Bishop of PrivataAuxiliary Bishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
94.4DiedNicolas Mollenedo MondejarBishop Emeritus of San Carlos, Philippines
11 Feb56.7AppointedJohn Alphonse Asiedu, S.V.D.Vicar Apostolic of Donkorkrom, Ghana
69.3ResignedJoaquim Ferreira Lopes, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Viana, AngolaBishop Emeritus
52.2Ordained BishopRonald Ignacio (Bong) LunasBishop of Pagadian, Philippines
53.2AppointedRenatus Leonard NkwandeArchbishop of Mwanza, Tanzania
74.0InstalledPaul Nguyên Thái Hop, O.P.Bishop of Hà Tĩnh, Viet Nam
54.9AppointedEmílio SumbeleloBishop of Viana, Angola
12 Feb51.8AppointedPatrick ElukeAuxiliary Bishop of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
51.8AppointedPatrick ElukeTitular Bishop of PhoticeAuxiliary Bishop of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
66.0InstalledAlphonse Nguyên Huu Long, P.S.S.Bishop of Vinh, Viet Nam
51.7AppointedArkadiusz OkrojAuxiliary Bishop of Pelplin, Poland
51.7AppointedArkadiusz OkrojTitular Bishop of CufrutaAuxiliary Bishop of Pelplin, Poland
60.7AppointedJoseba Segura EtxezarragaAuxiliary Bishop of Bilbao, Spain
60.7AppointedJoseba Segura EtxezarragaTitular Bishop of BastiAuxiliary Bishop of Bilbao, Spain
55.1InstalledDavid William Valencia AntonioBishop of Ilagan, Philippines
13 Feb88.5LaicizedTheodore Edgar McCarrick
55.1AppointedLazarus Vitalis Msimbe, S.D.S.Apostolic Administrator of Morogoro, Tanzania
14 Feb71.4AppointedKevin Joseph FarrellChamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic ChamberCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life
48.7AppointedWojciech SkibickiAuxiliary Bishop of Elbląg, Poland
48.7AppointedWojciech SkibickiTitular Bishop of Casae NigraeAuxiliary Bishop of Elbląg, Poland
15 Feb89.9DiedThomas Joseph CostelloAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Syracuse, New York, USA
48.3InstalledElias Al-DebeiArchbishop of Bosra e Haūrān (Melkite Greek), Syria
64.8AppointedMarco SalviAuxiliary Bishop of Perugia-Città della Pieve, Italy
64.8AppointedMarco SalviTitular Bishop of Termae HimeraeAuxiliary Bishop of Perugia-Città della Pieve, Italy
16 Feb68.3AppointedFlorencio Armando Colín CruzBishop of Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, México
47.1AppointedSalvador González MoralesAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
47.1AppointedSalvador González MoralesTitular Bishop of LacubazaAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
77.1RetiredAntonio Ortega Franco, C.O.Auxiliary Bishop of México, Federal DistrictAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
45.3AppointedCarlos Enrique Samaniego LópezAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
45.3AppointedCarlos Enrique Samaniego LópezTitular Bishop of CilliumAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
87.1DiedSilvestre Luís Scandián, S.V.D. †Archbishop Emeritus of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil
57.3AppointedHubertus Matheus Maria van MegenApostolic Nuncio to Kenya
17 Feb55.7InstalledNuno Brás da Silva MartinsBishop of Funchal, Portugal
50.9Ordained BishopAntónio Juliasse Ferreira SandramoTitular Bishop of ArsennariaAuxiliary Bishop of Maputo, Mozambique
87.2DiedAntons JustsBishop Emeritus of Jelgava, Latvia
48.2Ordained BishopFilbert Felician MhasiBishop of Tunduru-Masasi, Tanzania
18 Feb51.4AppointedWaldo Rubén Barrionuevo Ramírez, C.SS.R.Apostolic Administrator of Reyes, BoliviaAuxiliary Bishop
75.2RetiredCarlos Bürgler, C.SS.R.Vicar Apostolic of Reyes, BoliviaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
58.2AppointedBorys Andrij GudziakArchbishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USA
64.9AppointedHlib (Borys Sviatoslav) Lonchyna, M.S.U.Apostolic Administrator of Saint Vladimir-Le-Grand de Paris (Ukrainian)Bishop of Holy Family of London (Ukrainian)
19 Feb57.6AppointedMauro ParmeggianiBishop of Palestrina, ItalyBishop of Tivoli, Italy
20 Feb49.9AppointedEvaldo Carvalho dos Santos, C.M.Bishop of Viana, Maranhão, Brazil
50.7AppointedSebastián Chico MartínezAuxiliary Bishop of Cartagena (en España)
50.7AppointedSebastián Chico MartínezTitular Bishop of VallipositaAuxiliary Bishop of Cartagena (en España)
21 Feb90.6DiedAlojzy Orszulik, S.A.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Łowicz, Poland
22 Feb62.7Ordained BishopGuy Desrochers, C.Ss.R.Titular Bishop of MelziAuxiliary Bishop of Alexandria-Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
67.4AppointedJesús Galeote Tormo, O.F.M.Vicar Apostolic of Camiri, Bolivia
23 Feb73.5ResignedJoseph Trân Xuân TiéuBishop of Long Xuyên, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
63.8SucceededJoseph Trân Văn ToànBishop of Long Xuyên, Viet Nam
24 Feb49.9Ordained BishopAlbert HemromCoadjutor Bishop of Dibrugarh, India
53.4Ordained BishopManoel de Oliveira Soares FilhoBishop of Palmeira dos Índios, Alagoas, Brazil
77.7CeasedGeorge PellPrefect of the Secretariat for the EconomyCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
66.6Ordained BishopStephen Antony PillaiBishop of Tuticorin, India
27 Feb58.6AppointedAdair José GuimarãesBishop of Formosa, Goias, Brazil
28 Feb92.6DiedElliott Griffin ThomasBishop Emeritus of Saint Thomas, American Virgin Islands, USA
1 Mar45.2AppointedAmérico Manuel Alves AguiarAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
45.2AppointedAmérico Manuel Alves AguiarTitular Bishop of DagnumAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
46.9AppointedAlgirdas JurevičiusApostolic Administrator of Kaunas, LithuaniaAuxiliary Bishop
60.8InstalledJohn Bonaventure Kwofie, C.S.Sp.Archbishop of Accra, Ghana
57.6ResignedLionginas Virbalas, S.J.Archbishop of Kaunas, LithuaniaArchbishop Emeritus
2 Mar69.0Ordained BishopCarlos Gustavo Castillo MattasoglioArchbishop of Lima, Peru
53.0AppointedOscar Jaime Llaneta FlorencioBishop of Philippines, Military
52.6Ordained BishopThéophile NareBishop of Kaya, Burkina Faso
51.7Ordained BishopArkadiusz OkrojTitular Bishop of CufrutaAuxiliary Bishop of Pelplin, Poland
91.9DiedRafael Torija de la FuenteBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Real, Spain
3 Mar55.1Ordained BishopStephen Ameyu Martin MullaBishop of Torit, South Sudan
51.8Ordained BishopJoão Aparecido Bergamasco, S.A.C.Bishop of Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
58.7Ordained BishopBenoît BertrandBishop of Mende, France
70.5InstalledGiuseppe PetrocchiCardinal-Priest of San Giovanni Battista dei FiorentiniCardinal, Archbishop of L’Aquila, Italy
4 Mar65.6AppointedPedro López QuintanaApostolic Nuncio to Austria
5 Mar68.0AppointedAlejandro Dumbrigue AclanAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USA
68.0AppointedAlejandro Dumbrigue AclanTitular Bishop of RusicadeAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USA
64.9AppointedJoseph Vincent BrennanBishop of Fresno, California, USA
75.9RetiredArmando Xavier OchoaBishop of Fresno, California, USABishop Emeritus
68.4AppointedDavid Prescott TalleyBishop of Memphis, Tennessee, USA
8 Mar51.7AppointedAndris KravalisAuxiliary Bishop of Riga, Latvia
51.7AppointedAndris KravalisTitular Bishop of MigirpaAuxiliary Bishop of Riga, Latvia
10 Mar75.0InstalledPedro Ricardo Barreto Jimeno, S.J.Cardinal-Priest of Santi Pietro e Paolo a Via OstienseCardinal, Archbishop of Huancayo, Peru
53.4InstalledManoel de Oliveira Soares FilhoBishop of Palmeira dos Índios, Alagoas, Brazil
80.9CeasedGenival Saraiva de FrançaApostolic Administrator of Palmeira dos Índios, Alagoas, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Palmares, Pernambuco, Brazil
88.5DiedRené Arnold ValeroAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Brooklyn, New York, USA
11 Mar54.2AppointedIvan ĆurićAuxiliary Bishop of Ðakovo-Osijek, Croatia
54.2AppointedIvan ĆurićTitular Bishop of TelaAuxiliary Bishop of Ðakovo-Osijek, Croatia
60.6AppointedIgnatius Ayau KaigamaCoadjutor Archbishop of Abuja, Nigeria
60.6AppointedIgnatius Ayau KaigamaApostolic Administrator of Jos, NigeriaCoadjutor Archbishop of Abuja, Nigeria
12 Mar87.0DiedJoachim Mbadu Kikhela KupikaTitular Bishop of Belesasa
13 Mar75.5RetiredFrancesco BiasinBishop of Barra do Piraí-Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilBishop Emeritus
51.8AppointedLuiz Henrique da Silva BritoBishop of Barra do Piraí-Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
14 Mar85.7DiedGodfried DanneelsCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
15 Mar57.5Ordained BishopJosé Benedito CardosoTitular Bishop of Castellum MinusAuxiliary Bishop of São Paulo, Brazil
84.5AppointedRamiro Díaz Sánchez, O.M.I.Apostolic Administrator of Machiques, VenezuelaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Machiques, Venezuela
68.1InstalledJesús Alfonso Guerrero Contreras, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Barinas, Venezuela
18 Mar66.2InstalledJosé Antonio Fernández HurtadoArchbishop of Tlalnepantla, México, México
76.1RetiredNikola Nino KekićBishop of Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), CroatiaBishop Emeritus
50.3AppointedFidelis Bautista LayogAuxiliary Bishop of Lingayen-Dagupan, Philippines
50.3AppointedFidelis Bautista LayogTitular Bishop of Girus TarasiiAuxiliary Bishop of Lingayen-Dagupan, Philippines
50.2ConfirmedYoussef MattaArchbishop of Akka [San Giovanni d’Acri; Tolemaide] (Melkite Greek), IsraelArchbishop-Elect
40.2AppointedMilan StipićApostolic Administrator of Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), Croatia
19 Mar48.6Ordained BishopRex Andrew Clement AlarconBishop of Daet, Philippines
55.6AppointedPiergiorgio BertoldiApostolic Nuncio to Mozambique
75.0RetiredFlavio Calle ZapataArchbishop of Ibagué, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
58.7Ordained BishopCarlos Enrique Curiel Herrera, Sch. P.Titular Bishop of CarinolaAuxiliary Bishop of Cochabamba, Bolivia
55.9Ordained BishopGianfranco GalloneTitular Archbishop of MotulaApostolic Nuncio to Zambia
56.7Ordained BishopJuan GómezTitular Bishop of SemtaAuxiliary Bishop of Cochabamba, Bolivia
50.2AppointedLeopoldo NdakalakoBishop of Menongue, Angola
48.6AppointedJoseph Eciru OliachBishop of Soroti, UgandaBishop-Elect
51.4Ordained BishopCarlos José de OliveiraBishop of Apucarana, Parana, Brazil
86.6DiedMaurílio Jorge Quintal de GouveiaArchbishop Emeritus of Évora, Portugal
63.7AppointedJean-Marie Antoine Joseph SpeichApostolic Nuncio to Slovenia
63.7AppointedJean-Marie Antoine Joseph SpeichApostolic Delegate to KosovoApostolic Nuncio to Slovenia
57.4AppointedHubertus Matheus Maria van MegenApostolic Nuncio to South SudanApostolic Nuncio to Kenya
20 Mar83.6DiedJoseph Victor AdamecBishop Emeritus of Altoona-Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA
48.6InstalledRex Andrew Clement AlarconBishop of Daet, Philippines
58.0AppointedLuis Dario MartínAuxiliary Bishop of Santa Rosa, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
58.0AppointedLuis Dario MartínTitular Bishop of BisenzioAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Santa Rosa, Argentina
87.5DiedAntonio Menegazzo, M.C.C.I. †Apostolic Administrator Emeritus of El Obeid, Sudan
21 Mar61.0Ordained BishopHency Martínez VargasBishop of La Dorada-Guaduas, Colombia
97.5DiedFrancis Anthony QuinnBishop Emeritus of Sacramento, California, USA
69.6DiedPaul Kouassivi VieiraBishop of Djougou, Benin
22 Mar52.3AppointedDiamantino Guapo Antunes, I.M.C.Bishop of Tete, Mozambique
82.6DiedDino De AntoniArchbishop Emeritus of Gorizia, Italy
23 Mar73.9AppointedCelestino Aós Braco, O.F.M. Cap.Apostolic Administrator of Santiago de Chile
73.9ResignedCelestino Aós Braco, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Copiapó, ChileApostolic Administrator of Santiago de Chile
51.8InstalledJoão Aparecido Bergamasco, S.A.C.Bishop of Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
53.8InstalledÁngel Francisco Caraballo FermínBishop of Cabimas, Venezuela
77.2RetiredRicardo Ezzati Andrello, S.D.B.Archbishop of Santiago de ChileCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
24 Mar54.2Ordained BishopSusitino Sionepoe, S.M.Bishop of Wallis et Futuna, Wallis and Futuna, Pacific (Oceania)
25 Mar59.4AppointedCosme Damian Racines AlmedillaBishop of Butuan, PhilippinesBishop-Elect
58.6AppointedAlexandre Yikyi BaziéAuxiliary Bishop of Koudougou, Burkina FasoAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
58.6AppointedAlexandre Yikyi BaziéTitular Bishop of Gummi in ByzacenaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Koudougou, Burkina Faso
62.5InstalledRobert John Byrne, C.O.Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle, England, Great Britain
58.8Ordained BishopJoseph Lawrence CoffeyTitular Bishop of ArsacalAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, Military
49.3AppointedLeo Magdugo Dalmao, C.M.F.Prelate of Isabela, Philippines
47.2Ordained BishopSalvador González MoralesTitular Bishop of LacubazaAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
52.3InstalledRonald Ignacio (Bong) LunasBishop of Pagadian, Philippines
61.7Ordained BishopWilliam James MuhmTitular Bishop of CapsusAuxiliary Bishop of United States of America, Military
81.7DiedAntonio Napoletano, C.SS.R. †Bishop Emeritus of Sessa Aurunca, Italy
45.4Ordained BishopCarlos Enrique Samaniego LópezTitular Bishop of CilliumAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
52.3AppointedToma Adly ZakiBishop of Guizeh (Coptic), Egypt
26 Mar53.3AppointedTymon Tytus ChmieleckiApostolic Nuncio to Guinea
53.3AppointedTymon Tytus ChmieleckiApostolic Nuncio to MaliApostolic Nuncio to Guinea
53.3AppointedTymon Tytus ChmieleckiTitular Archbishop of Tres TabernaeApostolic Nuncio to Guinea
78.8RetiredHarry EntwistleOrdinary of Our Lady of the Southern Cross, AustraliaOrdinary Emeritus
68.2AppointedCarl Leonard ReidOrdinary of Our Lady of the Southern Cross, Australia
86.0DiedIsidro Sala RiberaBishop Emeritus of Abancay, Peru
27 Mar54.2ConfirmedNizar SemaanCoadjutor Archbishop of Mossul (Syrian), IraqCoadjutor Archbishop-Elect
28 Mar57.0AppointedMichael MulhallArchbishop of Kingston, Ontario, Canada
75.5RetiredBrendan Michael O’BrienArchbishop of Kingston, Ontario, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
29 Mar56.8InstalledRobert John BrennanBishop of Columbus, Ohio, USA
61.4AppointedNovatus RugambwaApostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
61.4AppointedNovatus RugambwaApostolic Delegate to Pacific OceaniaApostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
74.1DiedMichele Russo, M.C.C.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Doba, Chad
30 Mar56.1Ordained BishopWalter Jorge PintoBishop of União da Vitória, Parana, Brazil
31 Mar45.3Ordained BishopAmérico Manuel Alves AguiarTitular Bishop of DagnumAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
49.2InstalledMichael GerberBishop of Fulda, Germany
64.9Ordained BishopMarco SalviTitular Bishop of Termae HimeraeAuxiliary Bishop of Perugia-Città della Pieve, Italy
2 Apr72.6CeasedJoseph Edward KurtzApostolic Administrator of Memphis, Tennessee, USAArchbishop of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
50.1Ordained BishopMarvyn Abrea MacedaBishop of San Jose de Antique, Philippines
55.6AppointedJoel Ocampo GorostietaBishop of Ciudad Altamirano, Guerrero, MéxicoBishop-Elect
68.5InstalledDavid Prescott TalleyBishop of Memphis, Tennessee, USA
3 Apr69.3AppointedGregory Michael AymondApostolic Administrator of Alexandria, Louisiana, USAArchbishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
51.6AppointedGiovanni Cefai, M.S.S.P.Prelate of Santiago Apóstol de Huancané, Peru
53.1InstalledOscar Jaime Llaneta FlorencioBishop of Philippines, Military
86.4DiedGabriel Jules Joseph Piroird, Ist. del Prado †Bishop Emeritus of Constantine (-Hippone), Algeria
4 Apr73.4RemovedAnthony Sablan Apuron, O.F.M. Cap.Archbishop of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania)Archbishop Emeritus
60.6SucceededMichael Jude ByrnesArchbishop of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania)
68.4InstalledFlorencio Armando Colín CruzBishop of Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, México
71.3AppointedWilton Daniel GregoryArchbishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
61.1InstalledHency Martínez VargasBishop of La Dorada-Guaduas, Colombia
5 Apr60.9AppointedAlfredo José Espinoza Mateus, S.D.B.Archbishop of Quito, Ecuador
78.0RetiredFausto Gabriel Trávez Trávez, O.F.M.Archbishop of Quito, EcuadorArchbishop Emeritus
6 Apr51.4InstalledCarlos José de OliveiraBishop of Apucarana, Parana, Brazil
89.5DiedGeorge Edward RuegerAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
60.9Ordained BishopJoseba Segura EtxezarragaTitular Bishop of BastiAuxiliary Bishop of Bilbao, Spain
48.8Ordained BishopWojciech SkibickiTitular Bishop of Casae NigraeAuxiliary Bishop of Elbląg, Poland
8 Apr79.4RetiredJohn BuckleyBishop of Cork and Ross, IrelandBishop Emeritus
53.2AppointedFintan GavinBishop of Cork and Ross, IrelandBishop-Elect
9 Apr50.1InstalledMarvyn Abrea MacedaBishop of San Jose de Antique, Philippines
85.9DiedHéctor Manuel Rivera PérezAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of San Juan de Puerto Rico
10 Apr51.9AppointedDarley José KummerAuxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
51.9AppointedDarley José KummerTitular Bishop of ElvasAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
63.4AppointedJoseph Son Sam-seokBishop of Busan {Pusan}, Korea (South)
12 Apr76.9DiedRonald Paul HerzogBishop Emeritus of Alexandria, Louisiana, USA
13 Apr86.4DiedRodolfo Francisco Bobadilla Mata, C.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Huehuetenango, Guatemala
64.2AppointedBrian Joseph DunnCoadjutor Archbishop of Halifax-Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
65.4AppointedGuillermo Teodoro Elías MillaresAuxiliary Bishop of Lima, PeruAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
65.4AppointedGuillermo Teodoro Elías MillaresTitular Bishop of Turres in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Lima, Peru
56.8AppointedRicardo Augusto Rodríguez ÁlvarezAuxiliary Bishop of Lima, PeruAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
56.8AppointedRicardo Augusto Rodríguez ÁlvarezTitular Bishop of AeliaeAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Lima, Peru
79.4RetiredAdriano Tomasi Travaglia, O.F.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Lima, PeruAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
15 Apr79.2CeasedPhilip Boyce, O.C.D.Apostolic Administrator of Dromore, IrelandBishop Emeritus of Raphoe, Ireland
57.4AppointedEamon MartinApostolic Administrator of Dromore, IrelandArchbishop of Armagh, Ireland
16 Apr56.7AppointedServerus JjumbaBishop of Masaka, UgandaBishop-Elect
76.0RetiredJohn Baptist KaggwaBishop of Masaka, UgandaBishop Emeritus
55.9AppointedPascual Limachi OrtizAuxiliary Bishop of El Alto, BoliviaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
55.9AppointedPascual Limachi OrtizTitular Bishop of BelesasaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of El Alto, Bolivia
96.4DiedAbraham D. Mattam, C.V. †Bishop Emeritus of Satna (Syro-Malabar), India
66.8ResignedGiuseppe PintoApostolic Nuncio to CroatiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
50.2AppointedGerhard SchneiderAuxiliary Bishop of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
50.2AppointedGerhard SchneiderTitular Bishop of Abbir GermanicianaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, Germany
17 Apr58.2AppointedAlain GuellecAuxiliary Bishop of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières), FranceAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
58.2AppointedAlain GuellecTitular Bishop of SenezAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières), France
57.7InstalledMauro ParmeggianiBishop of Palestrina, ItalyBishop of Tivoli, Italy
75.1RetiredJoseph Suren Gomes, S.D.B.Bishop of Krishnagar, IndiaBishop Emeritus
22 Apr54.3Ordained BishopIvan ĆurićTitular Bishop of TelaAuxiliary Bishop of Ðakovo-Osijek, Croatia
53.3AppointedCarlos María Domínguez, O.A.R.Auxiliary Bishop of San Juan de Cuyo, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
53.3AppointedCarlos María Domínguez, O.A.R.Titular Bishop of VitaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
65.2DiedSimon Kaipuram, C.M. †Bishop of Balasore, India
23 Apr78.1RetiredThéophile Kaboy RubonekaBishop of Goma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
54.1AppointedWilly Ngumbi Ngengele, M. Afr.Bishop of Goma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
24 Apr74.9DiedFrancisco Lerma Martínez, I.M.C. †Bishop of Gurué, Mozambique
25 Apr55.2Ordained BishopFrancis Obafemi AdesinaBishop of Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria
55.6AppointedDonald Joseph HyingBishop of Madison, Wisconsin, USA
75.9RetiredNicholas Mang ThangArchbishop of Mandalay, MyanmarArchbishop Emeritus
59.0AppointedMarco Tin WinArchbishop of Mandalay, MyanmarArchbishop-Elect
26 Apr75.2RetiredUriah Adolphus Ashley MacleanAuxiliary Bishop of PanamáAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
76.8RetiredPablo Varela ServerAuxiliary Bishop of PanamáAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
47.9AppointedChristian WürtzAuxiliary Bishop of Freiburg im Breisgau, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
47.9AppointedChristian WürtzTitular Bishop of Germania in DaciaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
27 Apr95.7BeatifiedBl. Enrique Ángel Angelelli CarlettiBishop of La Rioja, Argentina
52.3AppointedEttore BalestreroApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Democratic Republic of
50.1Ordained BishopEvaldo Carvalho dos Santos, C.M.Bishop of Viana, Maranhão, Brazil
63.9ResignedDominic Ryōji MiyaharaBishop of Fukuoka, JapanBishop Emeritus
56.2InstalledWalter Jorge PintoBishop of União da Vitória, Parana, Brazil
57.6AppointedStefano RussoApostolic Administrator of Fabriano-Matelica, ItalyBishop Emeritus
57.6ResignedStefano RussoBishop of Fabriano-Matelica, ItalyBishop Emeritus
28 Apr55.1InstalledEmílio SumbeleloBishop of Viana, Angola
29 Apr82.2DiedAlbert-Marie Joseph Cyrille de Monléon, O.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Meaux, France
59.8AppointedPaul Dennis EtienneCoadjutor Archbishop of Seattle, Washington, USA
30 Apr75.6RetiredValentino Di CerboBishop of Alife-Caiazzo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
59.6AppointedDabula Anthony MpakoBishop of South Africa, MilitaryArchbishop of Pretoria, South Africa
59.6AppointedDabula Anthony MpakoArchbishop of Pretoria, South Africa
65.5AppointedOrazio Francesco PiazzaApostolic Administrator of Alife-Caiazzo, ItalyBishop of Sessa Aurunca, Italy
75.6RetiredWilliam Matthew Slattery, O.F.M.Archbishop of Pretoria, South AfricaArchbishop Emeritus
75.6RetiredWilliam Matthew Slattery, O.F.M.Bishop of South Africa, MilitaryArchbishop Emeritus of Pretoria, South Africa
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