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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown58.8AppointedFerdinand DkharAdministrator of Jowai, IndiaBishop
60.5AppointedHenry EikhleinAdministrator of Pathein, MyanmarBishop
57.0AppointedMathews Pachomius Kadavil, O.I.C.Superior General of Order of Imitation of ChristBishop of Saint Ephrem of Khadki (Syro-Malankara), India
59.2AppointedLinus Pingal EkkaAdministrator of Gumla, IndiaBishop
1 Jan60.4InstalledErio CastellucciBishop of Carpi, ItalyArchbishop of Modena-Nonantola, Italy
54.1Ordained BishopJohn Lee Juo-WangBishop of Tainan, TaiwanBishop Emeritus
53.6AppointedPaul Gerard Martin, S.M.Coadjutor Archbishop of Wellington, New ZealandArchbishop
53.6AppointedPaul Gerard Martin, S.M.Apostolic Administrator of Christchurch, New ZealandArchbishop of Wellington, New Zealand
52.4AppointedKhalid Rehmat, O.F.M. Cap.Vicar Apostolic of Quetta, Pakistan
54.4AppointedKurian Mathew VayalunkalApostolic Nuncio to Algeria
2 Jan55.0Ordained BishopRoberto José FerrariTitular Bishop of PinhelAuxiliary Bishop of Tucumán, Argentina
51.5InstalledMoacir Silva ArantesBishop of Barreiras, Bahia, Brazil
3 Jan59.3AppointedIgnace Bessi DogboArchbishop of Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire
75.0RetiredTadeusz KondrusiewiczArchbishop of Minsk-Mohilev, BelarusArchbishop Emeritus
71.6InstalledPetrus Canisius Mandagi, M.S.C.Archbishop of Merauke, Indonesia
59.1InstalledAnthony PoolaCardinal, Archbishop of Hyderabad, India
56.7Ordained BishopDorival Souza Barreto JúniorTitular Bishop of TyndarisAuxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
75.6AppointedKazimierz Wielikosielec, O.P.Apostolic Administrator of Minsk-Mohilev, BelarusAuxiliary Bishop of Pinsk, Belarus
4 Jan66.0AppointedDavid Kamau Ng’ang’aApostolic Administrator of Nairobi, KenyaAuxiliary Bishop
76.0RetiredJohn NjueArchbishop of Nairobi, KenyaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
77.6DiedGuillermo Rodríguez-MelgarejoBishop Emeritus of San Martín, Argentina
53.7AppointedMarek SolarczykBishop of Radom, Poland
85.2DiedAntoni StankiewiczDean Emeritus of the Roman Rota
75.0RetiredHenryk Marian TomasikBishop of Radom, PolandBishop Emeritus
60.3AppointedLuc René Young Chen Yin, O.M.I.Apostolic Administrator of Rodrigues, Mauritius
5 Jan49.4AppointedMichael Miabesue BibiBishop of Buéa, Cameroon
100.5DiedJoseph Tsong Huaide (Zhong Huaide)Bishop Emeritus of Sanyuan [Sanyüan], China
6 Jan59.9Ordained BishopLászló FelföldiBishop of Pécs, Hungary
50.8Ordained BishopSimon Kim Ju-youngBishop of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)Bishop of Chuncheon, Korea (South)
60.6CeasedGyörgy UdvardyApostolic Administrator of Pécs, HungaryArchbishop of Veszprém, Hungary
7 Jan62.9InstalledRaphy ManjalyArchbishop of Agra, India
91.3DiedRafael Morales Duque, O.F.M. †Prefect Emeritus of Guapi, Colombia
62.2AppointedEugene Martin NugentApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
62.2AppointedEugene Martin NugentApostolic Nuncio to QatarApostolic Nuncio to Kuwait
88.5DiedHenri SchweryCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Sion {Sitten}, Switzerland
8 Jan69.2DiedCástor Oswaldo Azuaje Pérez, O.C.D. †Bishop of Trujillo, Venezuela
59.2Ordained BishopFrançois Achille EyabiBishop of Eséka, Cameroon
64.6AppointedAntonio Gómez CanteroCoadjutor Bishop of Almería, SpainBishop
57.5AppointedDominique Joseph Mathieu, O.F.M. Conv.Archbishop of Teheran-Ispahan, Iran
53.7InstalledMarek SolarczykBishop of Radom, Poland
9 Jan54.9AppointedDominique Marie Joseph Blanchet, Ist. del PradoBishop of Créteil, France
47.2AppointedLizardo Estrada Herrera, O.S.A.Auxiliary Bishop of Cuzco, Peru
47.2AppointedLizardo Estrada Herrera, O.S.A.Titular Bishop of AusuccuraAuxiliary Bishop of Cuzco, Peru
66.1Ordained BishopJusto Rodríguez GallegoTitular Bishop of NomentumAuxiliary Bishop of Zárate-Campana, Argentina
73.6ResignedMichel Léon Émile SantierBishop of Créteil, FranceBishop Emeritus
10 Jan88.1DiedAdam DyczkowskiBishop Emeritus of Zielona Góra-Gorzów, Poland
60.6InstalledJacques Léon Jean Marie HabertBishop of Bayeux (-Lisieux), France
11 Jan75.0RetiredJean-Pierre Marie CattenozArchbishop of Avignon, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
49.0ConfirmedAnthony Li HuiCoadjutor Bishop of Pingliang [Pingliang], China
74.2DiedLuis Adriano Piedrahíta SandovalBishop of Santa Marta, Colombia
77.6AppointedGeorges Paul PontierApostolic Administrator of Avignon, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Marseille, France
91.9DiedOscar RizzatoAlmoner Emeritus of the Office of Papal Charities
59.6AppointedBernabé de Jesús Sagastume Lemus, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of San Marcos, Guatemala
12 Jan58.9Ordained BishopDavid Joseph BonnarBishop of Youngstown, Ohio, USA
61.3DiedFlorentin CrihălmeanuBishop of Cluj-Gherla (Claudiopoli-Armenopoli) (Romanian), Romania
13 Jan87.9DiedMario CecchiniBishop Emeritus of Fano-Fossombrone-Cagli-Pergola, Italy
65.3AppointedPaulo Romeu Dantas BastosBishop of Jequié, Bahia, Brazil
53.6DiedMoses HamungoleBishop of Monze, Zambia
63.2AppointedJoaquim Wladimir Lopes DiasBishop of Lorena, Sao Paulo, Brazil
88.0DiedEusébio Oscar Scheid, S.C.I. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
70.0DiedPhilip TartagliaArchbishop of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
14 Jan66.0AppointedGiovanni d’AnielloApostolic Nuncio to UzbekistanApostolic Nuncio to Russian Federation
79.5DiedVincent Paul LoganBishop Emeritus of Dunkeld, Scotland, Great Britain
15 Jan77.0AppointedGianni AmbrosioApostolic Administrator of Massa Carrara-Pontremoli, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Piacenza-Bobbio, Italy
62.8InstalledMichael William FisherBishop of Buffalo, New York, USA
71.6ResignedGiovanni SantucciBishop of Massa Carrara-Pontremoli, ItalyBishop Emeritus
72.6CeasedEdward Bernard ScharfenbergerApostolic Administrator of Buffalo, New York, USABishop of Albany, New York, USA
16 Jan52.9InstalledDevair Araújo da FonsecaBishop of Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
57.5Ordained BishopTomás Alejo ConcepciónBishop of San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic
75.8RetiredJoseph Đình Đúc ĐaoBishop of Xuân Lộc, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
67.6AppointedJohn Đo Văn NgânBishop of Xuân Lộc, Viet Nam
17 Jan65.8DiedAbel Doctor GabuzaCoadjutor Archbishop of Durban, South Africa
89.3DiedVincent Michael RizzottoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USA
47.4Ordained BishopRumen Ivanov StanevTitular Bishop of SimidiccaAuxiliary Bishop of Sofia e Plovdiv, Bulgaria
70.2DiedPhilip Edward WilsonArchbishop Emeritus of Adelaide, Australia
18 Jan76.7RetiredMarcello BartolucciSecretary of the Congregation for the Causes of SaintsSecretary Emeritus
61.8AppointedFabio FabeneSecretary of the Congregation for the Causes of SaintsSecretary of the Dicastery for the Causes of Saints
61.8AppointedFabio FabeneTitular Archbishop of Mons FaliscusSecretary of the Dicastery for the Causes of Saints
65.2DiedFrancisco Daniel Rivera Sánchez, M.Sp.S. †Auxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
19 Jan78.2DiedWilliam Regis Fey, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea
59.3AppointedPietro LagneseApostolic Administrator of Ischia, ItalyArchbishop of Capua, Italy
20 Jan48.6Ordained BishopNicolás Renán Aguilera ArroyoBishop of Potosí, Bolivia
70.2CeasedTommaso CaputoApostolic Administrator of Caserta, ItalyPrelate of Pompei o Beatissima Vergine Maria del Santissimo Rosario, Italy
77.8DiedJohn Baptist KaggwaBishop Emeritus of Masaka, Uganda
54.8AppointedStrahil Veselinov KavalenovBishop of Nicopoli, Bulgaria
59.3InstalledPietro LagneseBishop of Caserta, ItalyArchbishop of Capua, Italy
21 Jan91.8DiedJosé Crisologo SorraBishop Emeritus of Legazpi, Philippines
22 Jan53.0AppointedFrancesco AiroldiApostolic Administrator of Monze, ZambiaApostolic Administrator Emeritus
94.0DiedJean Assaad HaddadArchbishop Emeritus of Tyr (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
93.9DiedAlfredo MagarottoBishop Emeritus of Vittorio Veneto, Italy
23 Jan47.3Ordained BishopJaime Oswaldo Castillo VillacrésVicar Apostolic of Zamora en Ecuador
57.5Ordained BishopThomas Halim HabibBishop of Sohag (Coptic), Egypt
47.9Ordained BishopValter Magno de CarvalhoTitular Bishop of GiufiAuxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
59.2CeasedEugeniusz Mirosław PopowiczApostolic Administrator of Olsztyn-Gdańsk (Ukrainian), PolandArchbishop of Przemyśl-Warszawa {-Warsaw} (Ukrainian), Poland
57.2Ordained BishopFrancisco José Tigerino DávilaBishop of Bluefields, Nicaragua
80.2InstalledSilvano Maria Tomasi, C.S.Cardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in CarcereCardinal, Permanent Observer Emeritus to United Nations Office and Specialized Agencies in Geneva
48.0Ordained BishopArkadiusz TrochanowskiBishop of Olsztyn-Gdańsk (Ukrainian), Poland
24 Jan57.0CeasedStephen Ameyu Martin MullaApostolic Administrator of Wau, South SudanCardinal, Archbishop of Juba, South Sudan
48.7Ordained BishopMatthew Remijio Adam Gbitiku, M.C.C.I.Bishop of Wau, South Sudan
52.5InstalledGergely KovácsApostolic Administrator of Romania (Armenian)Archbishop of Alba Iulia, Romania
79.8AppointedWilfrid Fox Napier, O.F.M.Apostolic Administrator of Eshowe, South AfricaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Durban, South Africa
86.7DiedPatrick O’DonoghueBishop Emeritus of Lancaster, England, Great Britain
25 Jan71.1ResignedJoseph-Luc-André BouchardBishop of Trois-Rivières, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
51.9AppointedDamian BrylBishop of Kalisz, Poland
51.7Ordained BishopIvan Philip CamilleriTitular Bishop of Teglata in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
49.3Ordained BishopStephanus Han Jung HyunTitular Bishop of MozotcoriAuxiliary Bishop of Daejeon {Taejon}, Korea (South)
50.9AppointedJosif PrintezisArchbishop of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos, Greece
50.9AppointedJosif PrintezisApostolic Administrator of Chios (Scio), GreeceArchbishop of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos, Greece
79.9RetiredNikólaos PrintezisArchbishop of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos, GreeceArchbishop Emeritus
79.9RetiredNikólaos PrintezisApostolic Administrator of Chios (Scio), GreeceArchbishop Emeritus of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos, Greece
60.3InstalledGiuseppe SatrianoArchbishop of Bari-Bitonto, Italy
26 Jan85.7DiedLuc Julian MatthysBishop Emeritus of Armidale, Australia
27 Jan69.2AppointedPeter Abir AntonysamyApostolic Administrator of Pondicherry and Cuddalore, IndiaBishop of Sultanpet, India
75.5RetiredAntony AnandarayarArchbishop of Pondicherry and Cuddalore, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
28 Jan52.4AppointedFrancisco José Prieto FernándezAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Compostela, SpainArchbishop
52.4AppointedFrancisco José Prieto FernándezTitular Bishop of VergiArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
73.2DiedJuan del Río MartínArchbishop of Spain, Military
29 Jan48.4AppointedPeter BeňoAuxiliary Bishop of Nitra, Slovakia
48.4AppointedPeter BeňoTitular Bishop of AmudarsaAuxiliary Bishop of Nitra, Slovakia
55.6InstalledHilario González GarcíaBishop of Saltillo, Coahuila, México
30 Jan93.2DiedRafael Gallardo García, O.S.A. †Bishop Emeritus of Tampico, Tamaulipas, México
53.3AppointedJosé Libardo Garcés MonsalveApostolic Administrator of Cúcuta, ColombiaBishop
58.2InstalledVíctor Manuel Ochoa CadavidBishop of Colombia, Military
54.2Ordained BishopArtur WażnyTitular Bishop of MazacaAuxiliary Bishop of Tarnów, Poland
31 Jan72.1RemovedMichel Abrass, B.A.Archbishop of Tyr (Melkite Greek), LebanonArchbishop Emeritus
61.0AppointedElie Bechara Haddad, B.S.Apostolic Administrator of Tyr (Melkite Greek), LebanonArchbishop of Saïdā (Sidone) (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
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