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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Dec62.9AppointedMaximino Caballero LedoPrefect of the Secretariat for the Economy
63.6ResignedJuan Antonio Guerrero Alves, S.J.Prefect of the Secretariat for the EconomyPrefect Emeritus
62.0AppointedJan Romeo PawłowskiApostolic Nuncio to Greece
2 Dec57.0Ordained BishopLuigi Roberto ConaTitular Archbishop of Oppidum ConsilinumApostolic Nuncio to El Salvador
3 Dec62.8InstalledFridolin Ambongo Besungu, O.F.M. Cap.Cardinal-Priest of San Gabriele Arcangelo all’Acqua TraversaCardinal, Archbishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
70.1AppointedGiacomo CirulliApostolic Administrator of Sessa Aurunca, ItalyBishop of Teano-Calvi, Italy
58.1CeasedGiovanni Pietro Dal TosoAdjunct Secretary of the Dicastery for EvangelizationApostolic Nuncio to Jordan
50.4AppointedJuan Carlos Huaygua Oropeza, O.P.Bishop of Coroico, Bolivia
50.3AppointedEmilio NappaAdjunct Secretary of the Dicastery for Evangelization
50.3AppointedEmilio NappaTitular Archbishop of SatrianumAdjunct Secretary of the Dicastery for Evangelization
69.1InstalledOrazio Francesco PiazzaBishop of Viterbo, Italy
75.7RetiredJuan Vargas AruquipaBishop of Coroico, BoliviaBishop Emeritus
4 Dec60.9Ordained BishopDelfim Jorge Esteves GomesTitular Bishop of DumiumAuxiliary Bishop of Braga, Portugal
86.3DiedMarie-Edouard Mununu Kasiala, O.C.S.O. †Bishop Emeritus of Kikwit, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
91.4DiedPablo Puente BucesApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
72.7InstalledArthur RocheCardinal-Deacon of San SabaCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
72.0InstalledLeonardo Ulrich Steiner, O.F.M.Cardinal-Priest of San Leonardo da Porto Maurizio ad AciliaCardinal, Archbishop of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
5 Dec60.9InstalledDelfim Jorge Esteves GomesAuxiliary Bishop of Braga, Portugal
7 Dec52.4AppointedJesús Omar Alemán ChávezBishop of Cuauhtémoc-Madera, Chihuahua, México
71.4InstalledAdalberto Martínez FloresCardinal-Priest of San Giovanni a Porta LatinaCardinal, Archbishop of Asunción, Paraguay
47.9AppointedReginei José ModoloAuxiliary Bishop of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
47.9AppointedReginei José ModoloTitular Bishop of Macriana in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
8 Dec56.8AppointedCarlos Alfredo Cabezas MendozaBishop of Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela
72.2InstalledOscar CantoniCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria “Regina Pacis” a Monte VerdeCardinal, Bishop of Como, Italy
80.8InstalledFortunato FrezzaCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Via Lata
80.4InstalledGianfranco Ghirlanda, S.J.Cardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santissimo Nome di Gesù
74.7RetiredDarío de Jesús Monsalve MejíaArchbishop of Cali, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
55.7Ordained BishopEmile Mushosho MatabaroBishop of Doruma-Dungu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop of Dungu-Doruma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
63.0SucceededLuis Fernando Rodríguez VelásquezArchbishop of Cali, Colombia
92.6DiedErasmus Desiderius WanderaBishop Emeritus of Soroti, Uganda
9 Dec75.2RetiredDomenico CaliandroArchbishop of Brindisi-Ostuni, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
47.5Ordained BishopJuan Fernando Franco SánchezBishop of Caldas, Colombia
56.9AppointedGiovanni IntiniArchbishop of Brindisi-Ostuni, Italy
95.1DiedAbraham (Ibrahim) Nehmé, B.C. †Archbishop Emeritus of Homs (-Hama-Jabrud) (Melkite Greek), Syria
64.2AppointedYousaf SohanBishop of Multan, Pakistan
10 Dec63.6InstalledEnrique Benavent VidalArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
75.1RetiredLeonardo Antonio Paolo BonannoBishop of San Marco Argentano-Scalea, ItalyBishop Emeritus
77.1CeasedAntonio Cañizares LloveraApostolic Administrator of Valencia, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
65.3AppointedGiovanni ChecchinatoArchbishop of Cosenza-Bisignano, Italy
58.4AppointedGabriel Msipu PhiriAuxiliary Bishop of Chipata, Zambia
58.4AppointedGabriel Msipu PhiriTitular Bishop of Arae in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Chipata, Zambia
46.0Ordained BishopWaldemar MusiołTitular Bishop of BagisAuxiliary Bishop of Opole, Poland
66.2InstalledLadislav Nemet, S.V.D.Archbishop of Beograd (-Smederevo), Serbia
60.6Ordained BishopOtair NicolettiBishop of Coxim, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
50.9Ordained BishopÁngel Maximiliano Ordoñez SigchoTitular Bishop of PhelbesAuxiliary Bishop of Quito, Ecuador
53.9AppointedStefano RegaBishop of San Marco Argentano-Scalea, Italy
11 Dec59.0Ordained BishopGiuliano BrugnottoBishop of Vicenza, Italy
54.8InstalledEmmanuel Marie Anne Alain GobilliardBishop of Digne (-Riez-Sisteron), France
12 Dec66.2ResignedRobert John Byrne, C.O.Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
69.3InstalledJuan José Chaparro Stivanello, C.M.F.Bishop of Merlo-Moreno, Argentina
60.2Ordained BishopGary Anthony FrankenBishop of Saint Paul in Alberta, Canada
70.9ResignedPeter John HolidayBishop of Kroonstad, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
73.4AppointedMalcolm Patrick McMahon, O.P.Apostolic Administrator of Hexham and Newcastle, England, Great BritainArchbishop of Liverpool, England, Great Britain
13 Dec53.0AppointedAntónio Manuel Bogaio Constantino, M.C.C.I.Auxiliary Bishop of Beira, Mozambique
53.0AppointedAntónio Manuel Bogaio Constantino, M.C.C.I.Titular Bishop of SutunurcaAuxiliary Bishop of Beira, Mozambique
14 Dec54.4AppointedRobert CisséBishop of Sikasso, Mali
64.5Ordained BishopPeter Gwilym CollinsBishop of East Anglia, England, Great Britain
75.8RetiredRomualdo Matias KujawskiBishop of Porto Nacional, Tocatins, BrazilBishop Emeritus
69.5AppointedJosé Moreira da SilvaBishop of Porto Nacional, Tocatins, Brazil
53.4AppointedMark Maigida NzukweinBishop of Wukari, Nigeria
54.9AppointedJosé Carlos de Souza CamposArchbishop of Montes Claros, Minas Gerais, Brazil
54.6InstalledJohn Saw Yaw HanBishop of Kengtung, Myanmar
15 Dec78.0RetiredDonald Joseph KettlerBishop of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus
59.7AppointedPatrick Michael Neary, C.S.C.Bishop of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, USA
16 Dec65.7InstalledDaniel JodoinBishop of Nicolet, Québec, Canada
17 Dec56.6Ordained BishopAlgacir Munhak, C.S.Bishop of São Miguel Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
58.6InstalledFrancisco de Oliveira VidalBishop of Alagoinhas, Bahia, Brazil
75.9CeasedFrancisco Pérez GonzálezApostolic Administrator of San Sebastián, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Pamplona y Tudela, Spain
89.7DiedSeverino PolettoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Torino {Turin}, Italy
53.3Ordained BishopFernando Prado Ayuso, C.M.F.Bishop of San Sebastián, Spain
47.6CeasedAntônio Ederaldo de SantanaAdministrator of Alagoinhas, Bahia, BrazilBishop of Irecê, Bahia, Brazil
51.6AppointedVinsensius Setiawan TriatmojoBishop of Tanjungkarang, Indonesia
60.9AppointedPablito Martinez Tagura, S.V.D.Vicar Apostolic of San Jose in Mindoro, Philippines
18 Dec64.8AppointedCiro MinieroApostolic Administrator of Vallo della Lucania, ItalyArchbishop of Taranto, Italy
64.8InstalledCiro MinieroCoadjutor Archbishop of Taranto, ItalyArchbishop
19 Dec78.1DiedJonas Algimantas Boruta, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Telšiai (-Klaipeda), Lithuania
85.2DiedErwin Josef EnderApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Germany
48.9AppointedJuan Rafael Esposito-GarciaAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
48.9AppointedJuan Rafael Esposito-GarciaTitular Bishop of TablaAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
77.7DiedJoseph Gao Hongxiao, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Kaifeng [Kaifeng], China
52.3AppointedEvelio Menjivar-AyalaAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
52.3AppointedEvelio Menjivar-AyalaTitular Bishop of AëtusAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
20 Dec69.8ConfirmedDiego Maria (Gualtiero) Rosa, O.S.B.Abbot of Monte Oliveto Maggiore, Italy
61.1Ordained BishopGeraldo de Paula Souza, C.SS.R.Titular Bishop of TinistaAuxiliary Bishop of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
61.7AppointedJosef StübiAuxiliary Bishop of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, Switzerland
61.7AppointedJosef StübiTitular Bishop of LemellefaAuxiliary Bishop of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, Switzerland
81.3DiedLuigi StucchiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Milano {Milan}, Italy
61.9InstalledPedro Javier Torres AliagaBishop of Rafaela, Argentina
91.3DiedTadeusz WernoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, Poland
21 Dec54.5AppointedJosé Albuquerque de AraújoBishop of Parintins, Amazonas, Brazil
75.4RetiredGiuliano Frigeni, P.I.M.E.Bishop of Parintins, Amazonas, BrazilBishop Emeritus
67.5ResignedMarcel Madila BasangukaArchbishop of Kananga, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Archbishop Emeritus
56.3AppointedAntônio Aparecido de Marcos FilhoAuxiliary Bishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
56.3AppointedAntônio Aparecido de Marcos FilhoTitular Bishop of CentenariaAuxiliary Bishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
52.2AppointedFélicien Ntambue Kasembe, C.I.C.M.Apostolic Administrator of Kananga, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Archbishop
22 Dec56.5AppointedSalvatore RumeoBishop of Noto, Italy
42.5Ordained BishopMaksym Ryabukha, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of StephaniacumAuxiliary Bishop of Donets’k (Ukrainian), Ukraine
23 Dec63.6AppointedMiguel Ángel Martínez MéndezVicar Apostolic of Izabal, Guatemala
24 Dec62.5AppointedGiovanni PaccosiBishop of San Miniato, Italy
28 Dec55.3AppointedJoseph Kakou AkaBishop of Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire
80.3DiedBernard César Augustin BarsiArchbishop Emeritus of Monaco
62.2AppointedAnthony Ovayero EwheridoBishop of Warri, Nigeria
55.4AppointedEduardo MalaspinaBishop of Itapeva, Sao Paulo, Brazil
71.7ResignedStephen RobsonBishop of Dunkeld, Scotland, Great BritainBishop Emeritus
29 Dec94.6DiedJoseph Ti-kangArchbishop Emeritus of Taipei, Taiwan
30 Dec94.6DiedJohn Quinn Weitzel, M.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Samoa-Pago Pago, American Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)
31 Dec60.4Ordained BishopDominic Ðặng Văn CầuBishop of Thái Bình, Viet Nam
90.2DiedDaniel Camille Victor Marie LabilleBishop Emeritus of Créteil, France
63.4AppointedSebastião Mascarenhas, S.F.X.Bishop of Baroda, India
67.1AppointedMisael Vacca RamirezArchbishop of Villavicencio, Colombia
95.7DiedJoseph RatzingerPope Emeritus of Roma {Rome}, Italy

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