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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 May86.0DiedCríspulo Benítez FontúrvelArchbishop Emeritus of Barquisimeto, Venezuela
49.9InstalledPablo Lizama RiquelmeBishop of Melipilla, ChileArchbishop Emeritus of Antofagasta, Chile
89.0DiedJosé Lázaro Neves, C.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Assis, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2 May49.9AppointedUbaldo Ramón Santana Sequera, F.M.I.Bishop of Ciudad Guayana, VenezuelaArchbishop Emeritus of Maracaibo, Venezuela
4 May52.0Ordained BishopMiguel Angel Aguilar MirandaBishop of Guaranda, EcuadorBishop Emeritus of Ecuador, Military
26.7Ordained PriestJózef Andrzej Dąbrowski, C.S.M.A.Priest of Congregation of Saint Michael the ArchangelAuxiliary Bishop of London, Ontario, Canada
5 May24.4ProfessedLuis Alberto Barrera Pacheco, M.C.C.I.Member of Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of JesusBishop of Callao, Peru
55.6AppointedJoão BergeseArchbishop of Pouso Alegre, Minas Gerais, Brazil
30.1Ordained PriestShyamal BosePriest of Baruipur, IndiaBishop
25.5Solemn VowsMiguel Ángel Cadenas Cardo, O.S.A.Member of Order of St. AugustineVicar Apostolic of Iquitos, Peru
63.6InstalledLino Esterino Garavaglia, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Cesena-Sarsina, ItalyBishop Emeritus
52.0Ordained BishopAntoine Scopelliti, O.SS.T.Coadjutor Bishop of Ambatondrazaka, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
81.1Ordained Bishop[Michael Xie Chaogang]Bishop of Xichang [Ningyüan], China
6 May27.0Ordained PriestPeter Paul SaldanhaPriest of Mangalore, IndiaBishop
7 May81.7DiedTheodorus van den Tillaart, S.V.D. †Bishop Emeritus of Atambua, Indonesia
75.2RetiredRaymond James VoneshAuxiliary Bishop of Joliet in Illinois, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
8 May52.0AppointedJosé Alves da Costa, D.C. †Bishop of Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
40.7AppointedJānis BulisBishop of Liepāja, LatviaBishop of Rēzekne-Aglona, Latvia
64.8AppointedJānis CakulsAuxiliary Bishop of Riga, LatviaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
65.9AppointedCarlos Walter Galán BarryArchbishop of La Plata, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
47.2AppointedAbraham KattumanaTitular Archbishop of CebaradesOfficial of the Roman Curia - Other
47.2AppointedAbraham KattumanaApostolic Pro-Nuncio to GhanaOfficial of the Roman Curia - Other
47.2AppointedAbraham KattumanaApostolic Pro-Nuncio to TogoOfficial of the Roman Curia - Other
47.2AppointedAbraham KattumanaApostolic Pro-Nuncio to BeninOfficial of the Roman Curia - Other
60.4AppointedJānis PujatsArchbishop of Riga, LatviaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
47.6AppointedMurilo Sebastião Ramos Krieger, S.C.I.Bishop of Ponta Grossa, Parana, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
70.2Ordained BishopNicholas Shi Jingxian, O.A.R. †Bishop of Shangqiu [Kweiteh], China
52.5AppointedSigitas Tamkevičius, S.J.Auxiliary Bishop of Kaunas, LithuaniaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
52.5AppointedSigitas Tamkevičius, S.J.Titular Bishop of TurudaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Kaunas, Lithuania
62.5AppointedJuozas TunaitisAuxiliary Bishop of Vilnius, LithuaniaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
62.5AppointedJuozas TunaitisTitular Bishop of SassuraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Vilnius, Lithuania
11 May26.9Ordained PriestPeter BirkhoferPriest of Freiburg im Breisgau, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop
81.0DiedAntoon Konings, S.M.A. †Bishop Emeritus of Keta-Ho, Ghana
75.1RetiredEugène Moke MotsüriAuxiliary Bishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
38.0Ordained PriestThomas Thanh Thai NguyenPriest of Missionaries of Our Lady of La SaletteAuxiliary Bishop of Orange in California, USA
51.6AppointedJosé Nelson Westrupp, S.C.I.Bishop of São José dos Campos, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Santo André, Sao Paulo, Brazil
12 May45.5Ordained BishopAmbrose Kiapseni, M.S.C. †Bishop of Kavieng, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
31.7First VowsChristian Rodembourg, M.S.A.Member of Clerical Society of the Missionaries of the Holy ApostlesBishop of Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
14 May68.3AppointedJoseph Thomas DiminoArchbishop of United States of America, MilitaryArchbishop Emeritus
68.3AppointedJoseph Thomas DiminoTitular Archbishop of Hyccarum (Hyccara)Archbishop Emeritus of United States of America, Military
76.2RetiredJaime Francisco de Nevares, S.D.B. †Bishop of Neuquén, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
46.6AppointedAgustín Roberto Radrizzani, S.D.B. †Bishop of Neuquén, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus of Mercedes-Luján, Argentina
77.5ResignedJohn Joseph Thomas RyanArchbishop of United States of America, MilitaryArchbishop Emeritus
68.6AppointedJohn Richard Sheets, S.J. †Auxiliary Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
68.6AppointedJohn Richard Sheets, S.J. †Titular Bishop of MurconaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, USA
15 May71.3ResignedAloísio Ariovaldo (Tarcísio) Amaral, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Campanha, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
89.3DiedAndré Lefèbvre, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Kikwit, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
54.9SucceededAloísio Roque Oppermann, S.C.I. †Bishop of Campanha, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil
47.6AppointedLázaro Pérez JiménezBishop of Autlán, Jalisco, MéxicoBishop of Celaya, Guanajuato, México
70.1DiedCarlos José Santi Brugia, O.F.M. †Bishop of Matagalpa, Nicaragua
16 May67.8SucceededThomas Victor DolinayArchbishop of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania, USA
67.8DiedPhilip Ekka, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Raipur, India
17 May54.0AppointedLluís Martínez SistachBishop of Tortosa, SpainCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Barcelona, Spain
18 May75.6RetiredAntonio de Hornedo Correa, S.J. †Bishop of Chachapoyas, PeruBishop Emeritus
81.4DiedNicholas Thomas ElkoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
62.4Ordained BishopFranco FestorazziArchbishop of Ancona-Osimo, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
27.9Ordained PriestPierre GoudreaultPriest of Rouyn-Noranda, Québec, CanadaBishop of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Québec, Canada
58.7Ordained BishopPier Luigi MazzoniBishop of Ascoli Piceno, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Gaeta, Italy
45.4AppointedÁngel Francisco Simón PiornoBishop of Chachapoyas, PeruBishop of Chimbote, Peru
51.2AppointedAgostino SuperboBishop of Sessa Aurunca, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Potenza-Muro Lucano-Marsico Nuovo, Italy
26.3Ordained PriestZbigniew Jan ZielińskiPriest of Gdańsk, PolandAuxiliary Bishop
19 May52.0Ordained BishopJosé Jovêncio Balestieri, S.D.B.Bishop of Humaitá, Amazonas, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Rio do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil
34.8Ordained PriestYouhanna Jihad Mtanos BattahPriest of Damas (Syrian), SyriaArchbishop
27.1Ordained PriestJoseph Gan JunqiuPriestBishop of Guangzhou [Canton], China
27.4Ordained PriestManuel González VillaseñorPriest of Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop
50.3Ordained BishopFrancisco Javier Hernández Arnedo, O.A.R.Bishop of Tianguá, Ceara, BrazilBishop Emeritus
25.2Ordained Priest[Francis Lu Shouwang]PriestBishop of Yichang [Ichang], China
49.8Ordained BishopMaurice Evenor Piat, C.S.Sp.Coadjutor Bishop of Port-Louis, MauritiusCardinal, Bishop
52.5Ordained BishopSigitas Tamkevičius, S.J.Titular Bishop of TurudaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Kaunas, Lithuania
61.3InstalledBruno TommasiArchbishop of Lucca, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
62.5Ordained BishopJuozas TunaitisTitular Bishop of SassuraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Vilnius, Lithuania
25.4Ordained PriestAnthony Yao ShunPriestBishop of Jining [Tsining], China
20 May64.7AppointedJean-Baptiste AmaBishop of Ebolowa-Kribi, CameroonBishop Emeritus
51.4AppointedEugeniusz Juretzko, O.M.I. †Bishop of Yokadouma, CameroonBishop Emeritus
53.1AppointedDenis Kiwanuka LoteBishop of Kotido, UgandaArchbishop Emeritus of Tororo, Uganda
21 May76.5Ordained BishopKazimierz ŚwiątekArchbishop of Minsk-Mohilev, BelarusCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
22 May60.1AppointedClóvis Frainer, O.F.M. Cap. †Archbishop of Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
58.1AppointedEurico dos Santos VelosoCoadjutor Bishop of Luz, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil
23 May41.6Ordained BishopAleksander KaszkiewiczBishop of Grodno, Belarus
69.2RetiredFederico Richter Fernandez-Prada, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Ayacucho o Huamanga, PeruArchbishop Emeritus
24 May49.0AppointedVirginio Domingo Bressanelli, S.C.I.Superior General of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred HeartBishop Emeritus of Neuquén, Argentina
67.3ResignedDuraisamy Simon LourdusamyPrefect of the Congregation for the Oriental ChurchesCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
67.5AppointedAchille SilvestriniPrefect of the Congregation for the Oriental ChurchesCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
25 May26.6Ordained PriestRobert Joseph CoylePriest of Rockville Centre, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop
62.4AppointedAdam Joseph Exner, O.M.I.Archbishop of Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
26.5Ordained PriestJanusz OstrowskiPriest of Warmia (Ermland), PolandAuxiliary Bishop of Warmia, Poland
24.6Ordained PriestArtur WażnyPriest of Tarnów, PolandAuxiliary Bishop
26 May25.4Ordained PriestTymon Tytus ChmieleckiPriest of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), PolandApostolic Nuncio to Guinea
28.6Ordained PriestPierre-André DumasPriest of Port-au-Prince, HaïtiBishop of Anse-à-Veau et Miragoâne, Haïti
28 May59.4AppointedCipriano García Fernández, O.S.A.Prelate of Cafayate, ArgentinaPrelate Emeritus
49.8AppointedFrançois Lapierre, P.M.E.Superior General of Société des Missions-ÉtrangèresBishop Emeritus of Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
41.1Ordained BishopJan Paweł Lenga, M.I.C.Titular Bishop of ArbaBishop Emeritus of Karaganda, Kazakhstan
63.5AppointedJosé de Jesús Madera Uribe, M.Sp.S. †Auxiliary Bishop of United States of America, MilitaryAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
63.5AppointedJosé de Jesús Madera Uribe, M.Sp.S. †Titular Bishop of Hortanum (Horta)Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of United States of America, Military
30 May29.8Ordained PriestLionginas Virbalas, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusArchbishop Emeritus of Kaunas, Lithuania
31 May53.9AppointedFélix del Blanco PrietoTitular Archbishop of VannidaAlmoner Emeritus of the Office of Papal Charities
53.9AppointedFélix del Blanco PrietoApostolic Pro-Nuncio to São Tomé and PríncipeAlmoner Emeritus of the Office of Papal Charities
53.9AppointedFélix del Blanco PrietoApostolic Delegate to AngolaAlmoner Emeritus of the Office of Papal Charities
64.1AppointedRómulo GarcíaArchbishop of Bahía Blanca, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
75.5RetiredJorge MayerArchbishop of Bahía Blanca, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus
59.5InstalledJorge Arturo Meinvielle, S.D.B. †Bishop of San Justo, Argentina
38.7Ordained PriestJoseph Ngô Quang KiệtPriest of Lạng Sơn et Cao Bằng, Viet NamArchbishop Emeritus of Hà Nội, Viet Nam
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