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Dioceses without Bishops


DioceseTypeDate VacantLast BishopEvent
Thessaloniki, GreeceVicariate Apostolic15 Jul 1929Alessandro GuidatiAppointed, Archbishop of Naxos, Andros, Tinos e Mykonos
Crete {Candia}, GreeceDiocese5 May 1935Lorenzo Giacomo Inglese, O.F.M. Cap. †Appointed, Bishop of Anglona-Tursi
Lviv (Armenian), UkraineArcheparchy4 Dec 1938Józef Teofil TeodorowiczDied
Chios (Scio), GreeceDiocese1 Jul 1939Nikolaos Charichiopoulos (Harikoupoulos)Died
Derna, LibyaVicariate Apostolic21 Jun 1948Giovanni Lucato, S.D.B. †Appointed, Bishop of Isernia e Venafro
Russia (Russian)Apostolic Exarchate1 May 1951Bl. Klymentiy Sheptytskyi, M.S.U. †Died
Istanbul (Constantinople) (Greek), TurkeyApostolic Exarchate28 Jan 1957Denis Leonid VarouhasDied
West Indies, SpainPatriarchate31 Aug 1963Leopoldo Eijo y GarayDied, Bishop of Madrid
Misurata, LibyaPrefecture Apostolic26 Jun 1969Guido Attilio Previtali, O.F.M. †Appointed, Titular Bishop of Sozusa in Libya
Rhodos {Rhodes}, GreeceArchdiocese10 Mar 1970Florido Ambrogio Acciari, O.F.M. †Died
Luang Prabang, LaosVicariate Apostolic29 Nov 1975Alessandro Staccioli, O.M.I.Appointed, Auxiliary Bishop of Siena
Viêt NamDelegation19 Dec 1975Henri LemaîtreAppointed, Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to Uganda
Mogadiscio, SomaliaDiocese9 Jul 1989Pietro Salvatore Colombo, O.F.M. †Died
Kamichlié (Armenian), SyriaEparchy10 Apr 1992Joseph Arnaouti, I.C.P.B.Resigned
Netherlands, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate13 Mar 1993Ronald Philippe Bär, O.S.B.Resigned
Nuestra Señora del Paraíso en México (Melkite Greek)Eparchy7 Jun 1994Boutros (Pierre) Raï, B.A. †Died
Aqrā {Akra} (Chaldean), IraqDiocese25 Jul 1998Abdul-Ahad Rabban, O.A.O.C. †Died
Greece (Armenian)Ordinariate27 Sep 2000Nechan Karakéhéyan, I.C.P.B.Appointed, Bishop of Ispahan {Esfáan} (Armenian)
Iraq (Melkite Greek)Patriarchal Exarchate 2004Georges El-Murr, B.C. †Resigned
Le Caire {Cairo} (Chaldean), EgyptEparchy31 Dec 2009Youssef Ibrahim SarrafDied
Rumbek, South SudanDiocese16 Jul 2011Cesare Mazzolari, M.C.C.I. †Died
Lithuania, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate5 Apr 2013Gintaras Linas GrušasAppointed, Archbishop of Vilnius
Santa Maria di Grottaferrata (Italo-Albanese), ItalyTerritorial Abbey4 Nov 2013Emiliano Fabbricatore, O.S.B.I. †Retired
Ispahan, IranArchdiocese20 Jan 2015Ignazio Bedini, S.D.B.Retired
Makeni, Sierra LeoneDiocese18 Jul 2015Henry ArunaAppointed, Auxiliary Bishop of Kenema
Benghazi, LibyaVicariate Apostolic14 Feb 2016Sylvester Carmel Magro, O.F.M. †Retired
Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, PalestinePatriarchate24 Jun 2016Fouad Boutros TwalRetired
Daltonganj, IndiaDiocese7 Jul 2016Gabriel Kujur, S.J.Resigned
Falkland Islands o MalvinasPrefecture Apostolic29 Sep 2016Michael Bernard McPartland, S.M.A. †Retired
Nongstoin, IndiaDiocese15 Oct 2016Victor LyngdohAppointed, Bishop of Jowai
Kenya, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate30 Dec 2016Alfred Kipkoech Arap RotichResigned
Tsiroanomandidy, MadagascarDiocese8 Feb 2017Gustavo Bombin Espino, O.SS.T.Appointed, Bishop of Maintirano
Wau, South SudanDiocese6 Mar 2017Rudolf Deng MajakDied
Valdivia, ChileDiocese8 Jun 2017Ignacio Francisco Ducasse MedinaAppointed, Archbishop of Antofagasta
Tambacounda, SenegalDiocese5 Aug 2017Jean-Noël DioufResigned
Baghdad (Armenian), IraqArcheparchy9 Oct 2017Emmanuel Dabbaghian, I.C.P.B. †Retired
Korhogo, Côte d’IvoireArchdiocese12 Oct 2017Marie-Daniel DadietResigned
Gweru, ZimbabweDiocese15 Oct 2017Xavier Johnsai MunyonganiDied
Bridgetown, Barbados, AntillesDiocese19 Oct 2017Charles Jason GordonAppointed, Archbishop of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
El Salvador, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate7 Dec 2017Fabio Reynaldo Colindres AbarcaAppointed, Bishop of San Miguel
Paksé, LaosVicariate Apostolic16 Dec 2017Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, I.V.D.Appointed, Vicar Apostolic of Vientiane
Malindi, KenyaDiocese5 Jan 2018Emanuel Barbara, O.F.M. Cap. †Died
Dedza, MalawiDiocese17 Feb 2018Emmanuel Cosmas KanyamaDied
Ahiara, NigeriaDiocese19 Feb 2018Peter Ebere OkpalekeResigned
Cyangugu, RwandaDiocese11 Mar 2018Jean Damascène BimenyimanaDied
San Jose in Mindoro, PhilippinesVicariate Apostolic17 Mar 2018Antonio Pepito Palang, S.V.D.Resigned
Dromore, IrelandDiocese26 Mar 2018John McAreaveyResigned
Yamoussoukro, Côte d’IvoireDiocese25 Apr 2018Marcellin Yao KouadioAppointed, Bishop of Daloa
San Marcos, GuatemalaDiocese9 May 2018Carlos Enrique Trinidad GómezDied
Valparaíso, ChileDiocese11 Jun 2018Gonzalo Duarte García de Cortázar, SS.CC.Retired
Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania)Nunciature16 Jun 2018Martin KrebsAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay
Micronesia, Federated States of, Pacific (Oceania)Nunciature16 Jun 2018Martin KrebsAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay
Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania)Nunciature16 Jun 2018Martin KrebsAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay
Bungoma, KenyaDiocese23 Jun 2018Norman King’oo WambuaAppointed, Bishop of Machakos
Paraguay, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate23 Jun 2018Adalberto Martínez FloresAppointed, Bishop of Villarrica del Espíritu Santo
Jamshedpur, IndiaDiocese24 Jun 2018Felix Toppo, S.J.Appointed, Archbishop of Ranchi
Rancagua, ChileDiocese28 Jun 2018Alejandro Goić KarmelićRetired
Talca, ChileDiocese28 Jun 2018Horacio del Carmen Valenzuela AbarcaResigned
Buxar, IndiaDiocese29 Jun 2018Sebastian KallupuraAppointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Patna
Caracas, Santiago de VenezuelaArchdiocese9 Jul 2018Jorge Liberato Urosa SavinoRetired
Tiruchirapalli, IndiaDiocese14 Jul 2018Antony DevottaRetired
Huamachuco, PeruTerritorial Prelature7 Aug 2018Sebastián Ramis Torrens, T.O.R.Retired
Eséka, CameroonDiocese25 Aug 2018Dieudonné BogmisDied
Celje, SloveniaDiocese18 Sep 2018Stanislav LipovšekRetired
Sibolga, IndonesiaDiocese20 Sep 2018Ludovikus Simanullang, O.F.M. Cap. †Died
Mahajanga, MadagascarDiocese3 Nov 2018Roger Victor RakotondrajaoDied
Cachoeiro do Itapemirim, Espirito Santo, BrazilDiocese7 Nov 2018Dario Campos, O.F.M.Appointed, Archbishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo
Taytay, PhilippinesVicariate Apostolic14 Nov 2018Edgardo Sarabia JuanichResigned
Homa Bay, KenyaDiocese15 Nov 2018Philip Arnold Subira AnyoloAppointed, Archbishop of Kisumu
Hải Phòng, Viet NamDiocese17 Nov 2018Joseph Vũ Văn ThiênAppointed, Archbishop of Hà Nội
Kibungo, RwandaDiocese19 Nov 2018Antoine KambandaAppointed, Archbishop of Kigali
Nebbi, UgandaDiocese23 Nov 2018Sanctus Lino WanokAppointed, Bishop of Lira
Amravati, IndiaDiocese3 Dec 2018Elias Joseph GonsalvesAppointed, Archbishop of Nagpur
Kimberley, South AfricaDiocese9 Dec 2018Abel GabuzaAppointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Durban
Cuddapah, IndiaDiocese10 Dec 2018Prasad GallelaResigned
Ahwaz (Chaldean), IranArcheparchy22 Dec 2018Ramzi Garmou, Ist. del PradoConfirmed, Archbishop of Diarbekir (Amida) (Chaldean)
Teheran (Chaldean), IranArchdiocese22 Dec 2018Ramzi Garmou, Ist. del PradoConfirmed, Archbishop of Diarbekir (Amida) (Chaldean)
Sekondi-Takoradi, GhanaDiocese2 Jan 2019John Bonaventure Kwofie, C.S.Sp.Appointed, Archbishop of Accra
Port Blair, IndiaDiocese6 Jan 2019Aleixo das Neves Dias, S.F.X.Retired
Ciudad Rodrigo, SpainDiocese16 Jan 2019Cecilio Raúl Berzosa MartínezResigned
Bunda, TanzaniaDiocese11 Feb 2019Renatus Leonard NkwandeAppointed, Archbishop of Mwanza
Uije, AngolaDiocese11 Feb 2019Emílio SumbeleloAppointed, Bishop of Viana
Saint Vladimir-Le-Grand de Paris (Ukrainian)Eparchy18 Feb 2019Borys Andrij GudziakAppointed, Archbishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania
Rubiataba-Mozarlândia, Goias, BrazilDiocese27 Feb 2019Adair José GuimarãesAppointed, Bishop of Formosa, Goias
Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), CroatiaDiocese18 Mar 2019Nikola Nino KekićRetired
Djougou, BeninDiocese21 Mar 2019Paul Kouassivi VieiraDied
Krishnagar, IndiaDiocese17 Apr 2019Joseph Suren Gomes, S.D.B.Retired
Balasore, IndiaDiocese22 Apr 2019Simon Kaipuram, C.M. †Died
Kindu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Diocese23 Apr 2019Willy Ngumbi Ngengele, M. Afr.Appointed, Bishop of Goma
Gurué, MozambiqueDiocese24 Apr 2019Francisco Lerma Martínez, I.M.C. †Died
Alife-Caiazzo, ItalyDiocese30 Apr 2019Valentino Di CerboRetired
Queenstown, South AfricaDiocese30 Apr 2019Dabula Anthony MpakoAppointed, Bishop of South Africa, Military
Karwar, IndiaDiocese1 May 2019Derek FernandesAppointed, Bishop of Belgaum
Ales-Terralba, ItalyDiocese4 May 2019Roberto Carboni, O.F.M. Conv.Appointed, Archbishop of Oristano
Odienné, Côte d’IvoireDiocese8 May 2019Antoine KonéDied
Lorena, Sao Paulo, BrazilDiocese15 May 2019João Inácio Müller, O.F.M.Appointed, Archbishop of Campinas, Sao Paulo
Chur, SwitzerlandDiocese20 May 2019Vitus HuonderRetired
Helsinki, FinlandDiocese20 May 2019Teemu Jyrki Juhani Sippo, S.C.I.Resigned
Tanger, MoroccoArchdiocese24 May 2019Santiago Agrelo Martínez, O.F.M.Retired
Witbank, South AfricaDiocese30 May 2019Giuseppe Sandri, M.C.C.I. †Died
Ji-Paraná, Rondonia, BrazilDiocese5 Jun 2019Bruno Pedron, S.D.B.Retired
Francistown, BotswanaDiocese6 Jun 2019Franklyn (Frank) Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D.Appointed, Bishop of Gaborone
AngolaNunciature15 Jun 2019Petar Antun RajičAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Lithuania
São Tomé and PríncipeNunciature15 Jun 2019Petar Antun RajičAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Lithuania
Hassaké-Nisibi (Syrian), SyriaArcheparchy22 Jun 2019Jacques Behnan HindoRetired
Carpi, ItalyDiocese26 Jun 2019Francesco CavinaResigned
Juigalpa, NicaraguaDiocese29 Jun 2019René Sócrates Sándigo JirónAppointed, Bishop of León en Nicaragua
Ambanja, MadagascarDiocese8 Jul 2019Rosario Saro Vella, S.D.B.Appointed, Bishop of Moramanga
Jequié, Bahia, BrazilDiocese10 Jul 2019José Ruy Gonçalves Lopes, O.F.M. Cap.Appointed, Bishop of Caruaru, Pernambuco
Menevia, Wales, Great BritainDiocese11 Jul 2019Thomas Matthew Burns, S.M.Retired
Pécs, HungaryDiocese12 Jul 2019György UdvardyAppointed, Archbishop of Veszprém
Aitape, Papua New GuineaDiocese16 Jul 2019Otto SeparyAppointed, Bishop of Bereina
Alexandria of Egypt {Alessandria di Egitto} (-Eliopoli di Egitto-Port-Said)Vicariate Apostolic21 Jul 2019Adel Zaky, O.F.M. †Died
Kompong-Cham, CambodiaPrefecture Apostolic25 Jul 2019Antonysamy Susairaj, M.E.P.Resigned
Kundiawa, Papua New GuineaDiocese26 Jul 2019Anton BalAppointed, Archbishop of Madang
Timika, IndonesiaDiocese3 Aug 2019John Philip SaklilDied
Bougainville, Papua New GuineaDiocese10 Aug 2019Bernard UnabaliDied
Zamora, SpainDiocese20 Sep 2019Gregorio Martínez SacristánDied
Querétaro, MéxicoDiocese21 Sep 2019Faustino Armendáriz JiménezAppointed, Archbishop of Durango
Kotor (Cattaro), MontenegroDiocese28 Sep 2019Ilija JanjićRetired
Palmerston North, New ZealandDiocese4 Oct 2019Charles Edward DrennanResigned
JordanNunciature7 Oct 2019Alberto Ortega MartínAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Chile
Barreiras, Bahia, BrazilDiocese9 Oct 2019Josafá Menezes da SilvaAppointed, Archbishop of Vitória da Conquista, Bahia
Shillong, IndiaArchdiocese10 Oct 2019Dominic Jala, S.D.B. †Died
Brunei DarussalamDelegation11 Oct 2019Joseph Salvador MarinoAppointed, President of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy
MalaysiaNunciature11 Oct 2019Joseph Salvador MarinoAppointed, President of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy
Timor-LesteNunciature11 Oct 2019Joseph Salvador MarinoAppointed, President of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy
Susa, ItalyDiocese12 Oct 2019Alfonso Badini ConfalonieriRetired
Santa Rosa de Osos, ColombiaDiocese15 Oct 2019Jorge Alberto Ossa SotoAppointed, Archbishop of Nueva Pamplona
Alaminos, PhilippinesDiocese18 Oct 2019Ricardo Lingan BaccayAppointed, Archbishop of Tuguegarao
Phát Diệm, Viet NamDiocese19 Oct 2019Joseph Nguyễn NăngAppointed, Archbishop of Thành-Phô Hồ Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville)
Antélias (Maronite), LebanonArcheparchy21 Oct 2019Camille ZaidanDied
Cafayate, ArgentinaTerritorial Prelature23 Oct 2019José Demetrio Jiménez Sánchez-Mariscal, O.S.A. †Died
San, MaliDiocese28 Oct 2019Jean-Gabriel DiarraDied
Zamora en EcuadorVicariate Apostolic31 Oct 2019Walter Jehová Heras Segarra, O.F.M.Appointed, Bishop of Loja
Iquitos, PeruVicariate Apostolic1 Nov 2019Miguel Olaortúa Laspra, O.S.A. †Died
Saint-Claude, FranceDiocese4 Nov 2019Vincent Alexandre Édouard Élie JordyAppointed, Archbishop of Tours
Parral, Chihuahua, MéxicoDiocese6 Nov 2019Eduardo Cirilo Carmona Ortega, C.O.R.C.Appointed, Coadjutor Bishop of Córdoba, Veracruz
Toronto (Ukrainian), CanadaEparchy9 Nov 2019Stephen Victor ChmilarRetired
Nantes, FranceDiocese14 Nov 2019Jean-Paul André Denis Marcel JamesAppointed, Archbishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas)
Lodwar, KenyaDiocese16 Nov 2019Dominic KimengichAppointed, Bishop of Eldoret
PhilippinesNunciature16 Nov 2019Gabriele Giordano CacciaAppointed, Permanent Observer to United Nations
Padang, IndonesiaDiocese19 Nov 2019Martinus Dogma Situmorang, O.F.M. Cap. †Died
Atakpamé, TogoDiocese23 Nov 2019Nicodème Anani Barrigah-BenissanAppointed, Archbishop of Lomé
Lisala, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Diocese23 Nov 2019Ernest Ngboko Ngombe, C.I.C.M.Appointed, Archbishop of Mbandaka-Bikoro
Kahama, TanzaniaDiocese2 Dec 2019Ludovick Joseph Minde, ALCP/OSSAppointed, Bishop of Moshi
Buffalo, New York, USADiocese4 Dec 2019Richard Joseph MaloneResigned
Manga, Burkina FasoDiocese7 Dec 2019Gabriel SayaogoAppointed, Archbishop of Koupéla
Manila, PhilippinesArchdiocese8 Dec 2019Luis Antonio Gokim TagleAppointed, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
Ecuador, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate12 Dec 2019Segundo René Coba GalarzaAppointed, Bishop of Ibarra
Torit, South SudanDiocese12 Dec 2019Stephen Ameyu Martin MullaAppointed, Archbishop of Juba
Coria-Cáceres, SpainDiocese27 Dec 2019Francisco Cerro ChavesAppointed, Archbishop of Toledo
Buéa, CameroonDiocese28 Dec 2019Emmanuel BushuRetired
Mamfe, CameroonDiocese30 Dec 2019Andrew Nkea FuanyaAppointed, Archbishop of Bamenda
Siuna, NicaraguaDiocese5 Jan 2020David Albin Zywiec Sidor, O.F.M. Cap. †Died
Lafia, NigeriaDiocese6 Jan 2020Matthew Ishaya AuduAppointed, Archbishop of Jos
Manizales, ColombiaArchdiocese6 Jan 2020Gonzalo Restrepo RestrepoResigned
UzbekistanNunciature11 Jan 2020Celestino MiglioreAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to France
New Westminster (Ukrainian), CanadaEparchy15 Jan 2020Kenneth Anthony Adam NowakowskiAppointed, Bishop of Holy Family of London (Ukrainian)
Ibiza, SpainDiocese18 Jan 2020Vicente Juan SeguraAppointed, Auxiliary Bishop of Valencia
Bosnia and Herzegovina, MilitaryMilitary Ordinariate22 Jan 2020Tomo VukšićAppointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Vrhbosna {Sarajevo}
Ocaña, ColombiaDiocese11 Feb 2020Gabriel Ángel Villa VahosAppointed, Archbishop of Tunja
Potosí, BoliviaDiocese11 Feb 2020Ricardo Ernesto Centellas GuzmánAppointed, Archbishop of Sucre
Katsina-Ala, NigeriaDiocese14 Feb 2020Peter Iorzuul AdobohDied
Kengtung, MyanmarDiocese20 Feb 2020Peter Louis CaküDied
El Beni o Beni, BoliviaVicariate Apostolic22 Feb 2020Julio María Elías Montoya, O.F.M.Retired
PanamaNunciature22 Feb 2020Mirosław AdamczykAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Argentina
Piana degli Albanesi (Italo-Albanese), ItalyEparchy25 Feb 2020Giorgio Demetrio GallaroAppointed, Secretary of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
Lyon, FranceArchdiocese6 Mar 2020Philippe Xavier Ignace BarbarinResigned
Foligno, ItalyDiocese7 Mar 2020Gualtiero SigismondiAppointed, Bishop of Orvieto-Todi
Salem, IndiaDiocese9 Mar 2020Singaroyan SebastianappanResigned
Brasília, Distrito Federal, BrazilArchdiocese11 Mar 2020Sérgio da RochaAppointed, Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia
Franceville, GabonDiocese12 Mar 2020Jean-Patrick Iba-BaAppointed, Archbishop of Libreville
Sendai, JapanDiocese18 Mar 2020Martin Tetsuo HiragaRetired
Mpika, ZambiaDiocese20 Mar 2020Justin MulengaDied
Vellore, IndiaDiocese21 Mar 2020Soundaraj Periyanayagam, S.D.B. †Died
Araçuaí (Arassuaí), Minas Gerais, BrazilDiocese25 Mar 2020Marcello RomanoResigned
Barquisimeto, VenezuelaArchdiocese25 Mar 2020Antonio José López CastilloRetired
Gaylord, Michigan, USADiocese25 Mar 2020Steven John RaicaAppointed, Bishop of Birmingham, Alabama
Gambella, EthiopiaVicariate Apostolic25 Mar 2020Angelo Moreschi, S.D.B. †Died
Sikasso, MaliDiocese27 Mar 2020Jean-Baptiste TiamaAppointed, Bishop of Mopti
Merauke, IndonesiaArchdiocese28 Mar 2020Nicolaus Adi Seputra, M.S.C.Resigned
Kokstad, South AfricaDiocese1 Apr 2020Zolile Peter Mpambani, S.C.I.Appointed, Archbishop of Bloemfontein
Le Caire {Cairo} (Syrian), EgyptEparchy9 Apr 2020Clément-Joseph HannoucheDied
Northern Arabia, KuwaitVicariate Apostolic12 Apr 2020Camillo Ballin, M.C.C.I. †Died
San Martín, ArgentinaDiocese14 Apr 2020Miguel Ángel D’AnnibaleDied
Callao, PeruDiocese15 Apr 2020José Luis Del Palacio y Pérez-MedelResigned
United Arab EmiratesNunciature17 Apr 2020Francisco Montecillo PadillaAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Guatemala
Arabian PeninsulaDelegation17 Apr 2020Francisco Montecillo PadillaAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Guatemala
KuwaitNunciature17 Apr 2020Francisco Montecillo PadillaAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Guatemala
YemenNunciature17 Apr 2020Francisco Montecillo PadillaAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Guatemala
Dolisie, CongoDiocese18 Apr 2020Bienvenu Manamika BafouakouahouAppointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Brazzaville
Puerto Carreño, ColombiaVicariate Apostolic22 Apr 2020Francisco Antonio Ceballos Escobar, C.SS.R.Appointed, Bishop of Riohacha
Popayán, ColombiaArchdiocese25 Apr 2020Luis José Rueda AparicioAppointed, Archbishop of Bogotá
Asansol, IndiaDiocese4 May 2020Cyprian MonisRetired
Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, CanadaDiocese6 May 2020Marcel DamphousseAppointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Ottawa-Cornwall, Ontario
Corocoro, BoliviaTerritorial Prelature23 May 2020Percy Lorenzo Galvan FloresAppointed, Archbishop of La Paz
Kiayi, TaiwanDiocese23 May 2020Thomas Chung An-zuAppointed, Archbishop of Taipei
Espinal, ColombiaDiocese29 May 2020Orlando Roa BarbosaAppointed, Archbishop of Ibagué
BrazilNunciature1 Jun 2020Giovanni d’AnielloAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Russian Federation
Youngstown, Ohio, USADiocese5 Jun 2020George Vance Murry, S.J. †Died
Kuzhithurai, IndiaDiocese6 Jun 2020Jerome Dhas Varuvel, S.D.B.Resigned
Springfield in Massachusetts, USADiocese10 Jun 2020Mitchell Thomas RozanskiAppointed, Archbishop of Saint Louis, Missouri
Homs (-Hama-Nabk) (Syrian), SyriaArchdiocese13 Jun 2020Théophile Philippe BarakatDied
BeninNunciature13 Jun 2020Brian UdaigweAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka
TogoNunciature13 Jun 2020Brian UdaigweAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka
San José de Mayo, UruguayDiocese15 Jun 2020Arturo Eduardo Fajardo BustamanteAppointed, Bishop of Salto
Penedo, Alagoas, BrazilDiocese16 Jun 2020Valério Breda, S.D.B. †Died
Kavieng, Papua New GuineaDiocese19 Jun 2020Rochus Josef Tatamai, M.S.C.Appointed, Archbishop of Rabaul
Carora, VenezuelaDiocese23 Jun 2020Luis Armando Tineo RiveraResigned
Malaybalay, PhilippinesDiocese23 Jun 2020José Araneta CabantanAppointed, Archbishop of Cagayan de Oro
Bayeux (-Lisieux), FranceDiocese27 Jun 2020Jean-Claude Ézechiel Jean-Baptiste BoulangerRetired
Caçador, Santa Catarina, BrazilDiocese1 Jul 2020Severino Clasen, O.F.M.Appointed, Archbishop of Maringá, Parana
Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca, MéxicoDiocese2 Jul 2020Teodoro Enrique Pino MirandaDied
UkraineNunciature4 Jul 2020Claudio GugerottiAppointed, Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain
Jerez de la Frontera, SpainDiocese6 Jul 2020José Mazuelos PérezAppointed, Bishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}
Sololá-Chimaltenango, GuatemalaDiocese9 Jul 2020Gonzalo de Villa y Vásquez, S.J.Appointed, Archbishop of Santiago de Guatemala
Bissau, Guinea-BissauDiocese11 Jul 2020José Câmnate na BissignResigned
Hvar (-Brac e Vis), CroatiaDiocese11 Jul 2020Petar PalićAppointed, Bishop of Mostar-Duvno (-Trebinje e Mrkan)
Poreč i Pula, CroatiaDiocese11 Jul 2020Dražen KutlešaAppointed, Coadjutor Archbishop of Split-Makarska
Chattogram, BangladeshArchdiocese13 Jul 2020Moses Montu Costa, C.S.C. †Died
Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), UkraineEparchy14 Jul 2020Milan Šašik, C.M. †Died
El Alto, BoliviaDiocese15 Jul 2020Eugenio ScarpelliniDied
Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USADiocese16 Jul 2020Edward Charles MalesicAppointed, Bishop of Cleveland, Ohio
Palmares, Pernambuco, BrazilDiocese18 Jul 2020Henrique Soares da CostaDied
Note: China was intentionally excluded from this table. This table was last updated on 2 Aug 2020.

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