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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Dec78.1ExcommunicatedPierre Martin Ngô Ðình ThụcArchbishop Emeritus of Huế, Viet Nam
2 Dec70.6ResignedFrancis-Albert BougonBishop of Moulins, FranceBishop Emeritus
64.1DiedJoseph Brendan Houlihan, S.P.S. †Bishop Emeritus of Eldoret, Kenya
53.0SucceededAndré Bernard Michel QuélenBishop of Moulins, FranceBishop Emeritus
3 Dec33.9Ordained PriestJulianus Kemo Sunarko, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusBishop Emeritus of Purwokerto, Indonesia
5 Dec56.5AppointedTheodor HubrichAuxiliary Bishop of Magdeburg, GermanyApostolic Administrator of Schwerin, Germany
56.5AppointedTheodor HubrichTitular Bishop of AucaApostolic Administrator of Schwerin, Germany
90.4DiedDenis J. MoynihanBishop Emeritus of Kerry, Ireland
6 Dec75.4RetiredBernardus Johannes AlfrinkArchbishop of Utrecht, NetherlandsCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
75.4RetiredBernardus Johannes AlfrinkArchbishop of Netherlands, MilitaryCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Utrecht, Netherlands
27.5Ordained PriestBoniface Choi Ki-SanPriest of Incheon {Inch’on}, Korea (South)Bishop
20.7ConvertedJames Douglas ConleyBishop of Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
43.6AppointedAntónio dos SantosAuxiliary Bishop of Aveiro, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Guarda, Portugal
43.6AppointedAntónio dos SantosTitular Bishop of TabboraBishop Emeritus of Guarda, Portugal
61.0AppointedJan MichalskiAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
61.0AppointedJan MichalskiTitular Bishop of VagalAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Gniezno, Poland
66.2AppointedJohannes Gerardus Maria WillebrandsCardinal-Priest of San Sebastiano alle CatacombeCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
66.2AppointedJohannes Gerardus Maria WillebrandsBishop of Netherlands, MilitaryCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
66.2AppointedJohannes Gerardus Maria WillebrandsArchbishop of Utrecht, NetherlandsCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
7 Dec56.3AppointedEnrico AssiAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, ItalyBishop of Cremona, Italy
56.3AppointedEnrico AssiTitular Bishop of FrequentiumBishop of Cremona, Italy
47.4AppointedGiacomo BiffiAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bologna, Italy
47.4AppointedGiacomo BiffiTitular Bishop of FidenaeCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bologna, Italy
55.9Ordained BishopGiovanni D’AscenziBishop of Sovana e Pitigliano, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Arezzo-Cortona-Sansepolcro, Italy
49.5Ordained BishopAldo GarziaTitular Bishop of AssidonaBishop of Nardò-Gallipoli, Italy
26.5Ordained PriestProtógenes José Luft, S.d.C.Priest of Congregation of Servants of CharityBishop Emeritus of Barra do Garças, Mato Grosso, Brazil
47.6Ordained BishopGodefroy Émile M’PwatiBishop of Pointe-Noire, CongoBishop Emeritus
46.0Ordained BishopOriano QuiliciTitular Archbishop of TablaApostolic Nuncio to Switzerland
37.1Ordained BishopGerhard Schwenzer, SS.CC.Titular Bishop of HólarBishop Emeritus of Oslo, Norway
8 Dec24.0ProfessedFrancis Dean Alleyne, O.S.B.Member of Order of Saint BenedictBishop of Georgetown, Guyana, Antilles
24.2Solemn VowsJanusz Marian Danecki, O.F.M. Conv.Member of Order of Friars Minor ConventualAuxiliary Bishop of Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
27.9Ordained PriestPeter Lee Ki-heonPriestBishop Emeritus of Uijeongbu, Korea (South)
93.9DiedRaimundo María Julián Manguán-Martín y Delgado, O.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Verapaz, Cobán, Guatemala
9 Dec50.3Ordained BishopRobert HealyTitular Bishop of MageóAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Perth, Australia
10 Dec39.7Ordained BishopAlejandro Jiménez LafebleTitular Bishop of Martanae TudertinorumBishop Emeritus of Valdivia, Chile
11 Dec51.6InstalledKenneth Joseph PovishBishop of Lansing, Michigan, USABishop Emeritus
12 Dec44.1Ordained BishopCarlos Alberto Etchandy Gimeno NavarroTitular Bishop of CenaeArchbishop of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
73.9DiedDavid James MathewVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Great Britain, Military
42.8Ordained BishopGeorge Yod Phimphisan, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Udon Thani, ThailandBishop Emeritus
43.4Ordained BishopKarl Josef RomerTitular Bishop of ColumnataSecretary Emeritus of the Dicastery for the Laity, the Family and Life
21.1Ordained PriestOscar José Vélez Isaza, C.M.F.Priest of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MaryBishop of Valledupar, Colombia
13 Dec61.8DiedHernando Izquierdo AntipordaAuxiliary Bishop of Manila, Philippines
24.8Ordained PriestFranz-Josef Hermann BodePriest of Paderborn, GermanyBishop Emeritus of Osnabrück, Germany
58.4Ordained BishopJames Jerome KilleenTitular Bishop of VamallaAuxiliary Bishop of Military, USA
48.7Ordained BishopEduardo Martínez SomaloTitular Archbishop of ThagoraCardinal, Chamberlain Emeritus of the Apostolic Chamber
55.7InstalledLaurent NoëlBishop of Trois-Rivières, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
62.1InstalledJohn Joseph Thomas RyanCoadjutor Archbishop of United States of America, MilitaryArchbishop Emeritus
14 Dec42.0Ordained BishopAntônio Celso QueirozTitular Bishop of SaetabisBishop Emeritus of Catanduva, Sao Paulo, Brazil
15 Dec60.2ResignedAlfred FernándezBishop of Allahabad, IndiaBishop Emeritus
28.0Ordained PriestJosé Luis Fletes SantanaPriest of México, Federal DistrictAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
74.6DiedPietro Romualdo Maria Zilianti, O.S.B. †Abbot Emeritus of Monte Oliveto Maggiore, Italy
17 Dec49.8AppointedMassimo GiustettiBishop of Mondovi, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Biella, Italy
18 Dec26.6Ordained PriestPetrus Canisius Mandagi, M.S.C.Priest of Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of JesusArchbishop of Merauke, Indonesia
19 Dec63.8AppointedLeo Clement Andrew Arkfeld, S.V.D. †Apostolic Administrator of Wewak, Papua New GuineaArchbishop Emeritus of Madang, Papua New Guinea
63.8AppointedLeo Clement Andrew Arkfeld, S.V.D. †Archbishop of Madang, Papua New GuineaArchbishop Emeritus
38.3AppointedHieronymus Herculanus Bumbun, O.F.M. Cap.Auxiliary Bishop of Pontianak, IndonesiaArchbishop Emeritus
38.3AppointedHieronymus Herculanus Bumbun, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop of CapraArchbishop Emeritus of Pontianak, Indonesia
60.7ResignedVirgil Patrick Copas, M.S.C. †Archbishop of Port Moresby, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus of Kerema, Papua New Guinea
53.6AppointedBernardin GantinVice President of the Pontifical Commission for Justice and PeaceCardinal, Dean Emeritus of the College of Cardinals
39.0AppointedJaime Pedro GonçalvesCoadjutor Bishop of Beira, MozambiqueArchbishop Emeritus of Beira, Mozambique
39.0AppointedJaime Pedro GonçalvesTitular Bishop of FicusArchbishop Emeritus of Beira, Mozambique
45.4AppointedAndré Ilunga KasebaBishop of Kilwa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop of Kalemie-Kirungu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
58.7AppointedEdward Francis Kelly, M.S.C. †Bishop of Toowoomba, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
45.7AppointedPhilippe Fanoko Kossi KpodzroApostolic Administrator of Atakpamé, TogoArchbishop Emeritus of Lomé, Togo
45.7AppointedPhilippe Fanoko Kossi KpodzroTitular Bishop of BacanariaArchbishop Emeritus of Lomé, Togo
54.1AppointedHenri LemaîtreApostolic Pro-Nuncio to UgandaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Netherlands
55.8ResignedJoseph Alain Leroy, O.F.M. †Bishop of Kilwa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
51.8AppointedDuraisamy Simon LourdusamySecretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of PeoplesCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
51.1SucceededEduardo André MuacaArchbishop of Luanda, AngolaArchbishop Emeritus
75.4RetiredAdolph Alexander Noser, S.V.D. †Archbishop of Madang, Papua New GuineaArchbishop Emeritus
62.9ResignedManuel Nunes GabrielArchbishop of Luanda, AngolaArchbishop Emeritus
48.8AppointedGilberto Pereira LopesCoadjutor Archbishop of Campinas, Sao Paulo, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
48.8AppointedGilberto Pereira LopesTitular Archbishop of AurusulianaArchbishop Emeritus of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
49.5AppointedAntônio Ribeiro de OliveiraBishop of Ipameri, Goias, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Goiânia, Goias, Brazil
67.9DiedJosip SalačAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
25.3Ordained PriestVincent SamuelPriest of Trivandrum, IndiaBishop of Neyyattinkara, India
63.9AppointedHerman To PaivuArchbishop of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
32.2Ordained PriestJohn Vadakel, C.M.I.Priest of Carmelites of Mary ImmaculateBishop Emeritus of Bijnor (Syro-Malabar), India
20 Dec30.4Ordained PriestGerald Richard BarnesPriest of San Antonio, Texas, USABishop Emeritus of San Bernardino, California, USA
50.4AppointedHenry Swithin Thomas Alexander Wijetunge Goonewardena, O.M.I. †Prefect of Anuradhapura, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
73.9DiedAndré Jacques Marie JacqueminBishop Emeritus of Bayeux (-Lisieux), France
28.3Ordained PriestJoseph Ignace RandrianasoloPriestBishop Emeritus of Mahajanga, Madagascar
27.7Ordained PriestEdson Tasquetto (Taschetto) DamianPriest of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus of São Gabriel da Cachoeira, Amazonas, Brazil
52.6AppointedRamón Torrella CascanteVice President of the Secretariat for Promoting Christian UnityArchbishop Emeritus of Tarragona, Spain
21 Dec46.4Ordained BishopJoseph KureetharaBishop of Cochin, India
61.1Ordained BishopJan MichalskiTitular Bishop of VagalAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Gniezno, Poland
30.6Ordained PriestCyprian MonisPriestBishop Emeritus of Asansol, India
45.7InstalledHerbé SeijasBishop of San José de Mayo, Uruguay
22 Dec45.0AppointedAngel Nicolás Acha DuarteAuxiliary Bishop of Villarrica, ParaguayBishop of Carapeguá, Paraguay
45.0AppointedAngel Nicolás Acha DuarteTitular Bishop of LamdiaBishop of Carapeguá, Paraguay
25.7Ordained PriestThomas Elavanal, M.C.B.S.Priest of Missionary Congregation of the Blessed SacramentBishop of Kalyan (Syro-Malabar), India
23 Dec70.1AppointedEttore CunialVice-Chamberlain of the Apostolic ChamberVice-Chamberlain Emeritus
48.8AppointedRaymond Alphonse LuckerBishop of New Ulm, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus
65.9ResignedFrancisco Nunes TeixeiraBishop of Quelimane, MozambiqueBishop Emeritus
73.4RetiredAlphonse James SchladweilerBishop of New Ulm, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus
25 Dec24.1Ordained PriestCástor Oswaldo Azuaje Pérez, O.C.D. †Priest of Order of Discalced CarmelitesBishop of Trujillo, Venezuela
25.2Ordained PriestJoaquín Hermes Robledo RomeroPriest of Asunción, ParaguayBishop of San Lorenzo, Paraguay
27 Dec47.6Ordained BishopMarcelo Pinto CarvalheiraTitular Bishop of BityliusArchbishop Emeritus of Paraíba, Brazil
45.9Ordained BishopArnaldo RibeiroTitular Bishop of SicilibbaArchbishop Emeritus of Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
24.5Ordained DeaconMichele SecciaDeacon of Trani e Barletta (e Nazareth e Bisceglie), ItalyArchbishop of Lecce, Italy
63.7AppointedBruno WüstenbergApostolic Pro-Nuncio to BeninApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Netherlands
28 Dec58.5DiedNorman Joseph GallagherBishop of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
29.5Ordained PriestOdon Marie Arsène RazanakolonaPriest of Fianarantsoa, MadagascarArchbishop Emeritus of Antananarivo, Madagascar
28.3Ordained PriestJosé Ubiratan Lopes, O.F.M. Cap.Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop Emeritus of Itaguaí, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
29 Dec41.3SucceededCláudio Aury Affonso Hummes, O.F.M. †Bishop of Santo André, Sao Paulo, BrazilCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Clergy
60.1ResignedJorge Marcos de OliveiraBishop of Santo André, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
28.0Ordained PriestErnest SambouPriestBishop Emeritus of Saint-Louis du Sénégal

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