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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Mar65.5ResignedJoseph Francis McGeoughApostolic Nuncio to IrelandApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
1 Mar48.9AppointedMichele CecchiniApostolic Pro-Nuncio to MauritiusApostolic Nuncio to Austria
80.0RetiredJosé Garibi y RiveraArchbishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
48.3AppointedJames Aloysius HickeyRector of the Pontifical North American CollegeCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
25.1Ordained PriestLino Panizza Richero, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Carabayllo, Peru
23.5Ordained PriestAlberto TanasiniPriest of Genova, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Chiavari, Italy
3 Mar74.3DiedMartin Lucas, S.V.D. †Apostolic Delegate Emeritus to Scandinavia
5 Mar BornBelmiro Cuica Chissengueti, C.S.Sp.Bishop of Cabinda, Angola
6 Mar37.1AppointedManfred Gottschalk, S.A.C. †Bishop of Oudtshoorn, South Africa
49.9AppointedMyles McKeonBishop of Bunbury, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
59.4AppointedJohn Aloysius MorganAuxiliary Bishop of Canberra (and Goulburn), AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Australia, Military
59.4AppointedJohn Aloysius MorganTitular Bishop of MembressaBishop Emeritus of Australia, Military
71.0ResignedÁngel Muzzolón, S.D.B. †Vicar Apostolic of Chaco Paraguayo, ParaguayVicar Apostolic Emeritus
41.5AppointedChristopher MwolekaAuxiliary Bishop of Rulenge, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
41.5AppointedChristopher MwolekaTitular Bishop of ZicaBishop Emeritus of Rulenge, Tanzania
49.7AppointedPlacidus Gervasius Nkalanga, O.S.B. †Bishop of Bukoba, TanzaniaBishop Emeritus
51.6AppointedAlejo del Carmen Obelar Colman, S.D.B. †Vicar Apostolic of Chaco Paraguayo, ParaguayVicar Apostolic Emeritus
51.6AppointedAlejo del Carmen Obelar Colman, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of MontemaranoVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Chaco Paraguayo, Paraguay
40.5AppointedJohn Steven SatterthwaiteCoadjutor Bishop of Lismore, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
40.5AppointedJohn Steven SatterthwaiteTitular Bishop of ThignicaBishop Emeritus of Lismore, Australia
7 Mar64.1AppointedNatale MosconiApostolic Administrator of Comacchio (-Pomposa), ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Ferrara, Italy
BornAugusto Martín Quijano Rodríguez, S.D.B.Vicar Apostolic of Pucallpa, Peru
9 Mar28.7Ordained PriestFerdinand Botsy, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop Emeritus of Ambanja, Madagascar
BornEvaldo Carvalho dos Santos, C.M.Bishop of Viana, Maranhão, Brazil
11 Mar77.4DiedEmile Maurice GuerryArchbishop Emeritus of Cambrai, France
72.8AppointedCesar Antonio Mosquera CorralTitular Archbishop of Forum NovumArchbishop Emeritus of Guayaquil, Ecuador
72.8RetiredCesar Antonio Mosquera CorralArchbishop of Guayaquil, EcuadorArchbishop Emeritus
12 Mar43.5AppointedTito BussBishop of Rio do Sul, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus
38.7AppointedOrlando Octacílio Dotti, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Caçador, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Vacaria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
13 Mar46.7AppointedLuis Baldo Riva, C.SS.R. †Auxiliary Bishop of Trujillo, PeruPrelate of Chuquibamba, Peru
46.7AppointedLuis Baldo Riva, C.SS.R. †Titular Bishop of SardaPrelate of Chuquibamba, Peru
48.4AppointedJesús Mateo Calderón Barrueto, O.P. †Auxiliary Bishop of Ica, PeruBishop Emeritus of Puno, Peru
48.4AppointedJesús Mateo Calderón Barrueto, O.P. †Titular Bishop of MevaniaBishop Emeritus of Puno, Peru
49.5AppointedLorenzo Unfried Gimpel, M.F.S.C. †Auxiliary Bishop of Arequipa, PeruBishop of Tarma, Peru
49.5AppointedLorenzo Unfried Gimpel, M.F.S.C. †Titular Bishop of DoliaBishop of Tarma, Peru
53.4InstalledLoras Joseph WattersBishop of Winona, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus
43.0AppointedLuigi Zanzottera, O.S.I. †Auxiliary Bishop of Huaraz, PeruAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
43.0AppointedLuigi Zanzottera, O.S.I. †Titular Bishop of OboriAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Huaraz, Peru
14 Mar BornJoseph Naffah (Nafaa)Auxiliary Bishop of Joubbé, Sarba e Jounieh (Maronite), Lebanon
15 Mar47.8AppointedCleto BellucciAuxiliary Bishop of Taranto, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Fermo, Italy
47.8AppointedCleto BellucciTitular Bishop of MelziArchbishop Emeritus of Fermo, Italy
16 Mar49.5Ordained BishopAntonio Alfredo BrascaBishop of Rafaela, Argentina
30.2Ordained PriestFélix KouadjoPriestBishop of Bondoukou, Côte d’Ivoire
17 Mar BornCalixto Paulino Esono Abaga ObonoBishop of Evinayong, Equatorial Guinea
55.4Ordained BishopJoseph CunnaneArchbishop of Tuam, IrelandArchbishop Emeritus
75.6DiedRobert Picard de la VacquerieBishop Emeritus of Orléans, France
60.6AppointedAlfred Michael WatsonBishop of Erie, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus
18 Mar72.5AppointedPercival CazaTitular Bishop of RotariaBishop Emeritus of Valleyfield, Québec, Canada
72.5RetiredPercival CazaBishop of Valleyfield, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
88.8DiedCharles Alphonse Armand Vanuytven, O. Praem. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Buta, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
19 Mar52.1AppointedEdwin Bernard BroderickBishop of Albany, New York, USABishop Emeritus
20 Mar65.0AppointedDante Battaglierin, S.X. †Titular Bishop of PloagheBishop Emeritus of Khulna, Bangladesh
65.0ResignedDante Battaglierin, S.X. †Bishop of Khulna, BangladeshBishop Emeritus
49.0AppointedTheotonius Amal Ganguly, C.S.C. †Apostolic Administrator of Khulna, BangladeshArchbishop of Dacca, Bangladesh
21 Mar79.5DiedGeorge BrunnerBishop Emeritus of Middlesbrough, England, Great Britain
22 Mar23.1Ordained PriestPaul Cremona, O.P.Priest of Order of Friars PreachersArchbishop Emeritus of Malta
49.1AppointedEmil John MihalikBishop of Parma (Ruthenian), Ohio, USA
41.0Ordained BishopGuillermo Ranzahuer GonzálezBishop of San Andrés Tuxtla, Veracruz, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
24 Mar BornJean Pascal AndriantsoavinaAuxiliary Bishop of Antananarivo, Madagascar
73.4DiedPaul Nguyễn Ðình NhiênCoadjutor Bishop of Vinh, Viet Nam
79.7RetiredFrancesco RobertiPrefect of the Apostolic SignaturaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
34.5Ordained PriestCharles Soreng, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusBishop Emeritus of Hazaribag, India
25 Mar51.1Ordained BishopÉdouard Gagnon, P.S.S. †Bishop of Saint Paul in Alberta, CanadaCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Family
52.0Ordained BishopEdward Francis Kelly, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of FicusBishop Emeritus of Toowoomba, Australia
46.1Ordained BishopJoseph Alphonse McNicholasTitular Bishop of ScalaBishop of Springfield in Illinois, USA
54.2Ordained BishopWładysław MiziołekTitular Bishop of PraesidiumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
50.3AppointedJosé Maclovio Vásquez SilosBishop of Autlán, Jalisco, México
26 Mar62.6AppointedDino StaffaCardinal, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura
27 Mar45.0Ordained BishopVictorino Cristobal LigotTitular Bishop of BuduaBishop of San Fernando de La Union, Philippines
28 Mar65.9ResignedPetrus Joseph Alfons Cuypers, S.M.M. †Prefect of Vichada, ColombiaPrefect Emeritus
BornCarlos Alberto Godoy LabrañaAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Chile
47.2AppointedLucreciano Onofre González, S.M.M. †Prefect of Vichada, ColombiaPrefect Emeritus
29 Mar61.3AppointedFrancesco BrustiaTitular Bishop of SinnaBishop of Mondovi, Italy
61.3ResignedFrancesco BrustiaBishop of Andria, ItalyBishop of Mondovi, Italy
46.5AppointedRoger Marie Élie EtchegarayAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, FranceCardinal, Vice-Dean Emeritus of the College of Cardinals
46.5AppointedRoger Marie Élie EtchegarayTitular Bishop of Gemellae in NumidiaCardinal, Vice-Dean Emeritus of the College of Cardinals
56.7AppointedGiuseppe LanaveBishop of Andria, ItalyBishop Emeritus
30 Mar24.7Ordained PriestCamillo Ballin, M.C.C.I. †Priest of Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of JesusVicar Apostolic of Northern Arabia, Kuwait
23.7Ordained PriestStanisław RyłkoPriest of Kraków {Cracow}, PolandCardinal, Archpriest of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore {Saint Mary Major Basilica}
31 Mar49.6AppointedAlan Charles ClarkAuxiliary Bishop of Northampton, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus of East Anglia, England, Great Britain
49.6AppointedAlan Charles ClarkTitular Bishop of ElmhamaBishop Emeritus of East Anglia, England, Great Britain
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