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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Apr52.9AppointedArmando Xavier OchoaBishop of El Paso, Texas, USABishop Emeritus of Fresno, California, USA
2 Apr53.4AppointedFrancis Joseph ChristianAuxiliary Bishop of Manchester, New Hampshire, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
53.4AppointedFrancis Joseph ChristianTitular Bishop of QuincyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
46.3AppointedMario Espinosa ContrerasBishop of Tehuacán, Puebla, MéxicoBishop of Mazatlán, Sinaloa, México
63.1AppointedLubomyr Husar, M.S.U. †Archiepiscopal Exarch of Kyiv-Vyshhorod (Ukrainian), UkraineCardinal, Major Archbishop Emeritus of Kyiv-Halyč {Kiev} (Ukrainian), Ukraine
3 Apr55.7AppointedFrancisco Gil HellínSecretary of the Pontifical Council for the FamilyArchbishop Emeritus of Burgos, Spain
55.7AppointedFrancisco Gil HellínTitular Bishop of CitiumArchbishop Emeritus of Burgos, Spain
93.7DiedAlphonse James SchladweilerBishop Emeritus of New Ulm, Minnesota, USA
67.8ResignedElio SgrecciaSecretary of the Pontifical Council for the FamilyCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Academy for Life
4 Apr65.5AppointedSalvatore De GiorgiArchbishop of Palermo, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
77.5RetiredSalvatore PappalardoArchbishop of Palermo, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
7 Apr25.5Perpetual VowsMykhaylo Bubniy, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerArchiepiscopal Exarch of Odessa (Ukrainian), Ukraine
9 Apr50.9AppointedIssam John Darwish (Darwich), B.S.Bishop of Saint Michael’s of Sydney (Melkite Greek), AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
75.8RetiredAurélio Granada EscudeiroBishop of Angra, PortugalBishop Emeritus
55.0AppointedAntónio de Sousa Braga, S.C.I. †Bishop of Angra, PortugalBishop Emeritus
10 Apr55.2AppointedLuigi FerrandoBishop of Bragança do Pará, BrazilBishop Emeritus
76.0RetiredMiguel Maria Giambelli, B. †Bishop of Bragança do Pará, BrazilBishop Emeritus
47.7AppointedFilippo SantoroAuxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Taranto, Italy
47.7AppointedFilippo SantoroTitular Bishop of TuscamiaArchbishop Emeritus of Taranto, Italy
11 Apr38.8Ordained BishopJoseph Banga BaneCoadjutor Bishop of Buta, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
80.2DiedCarlo MinchiattiArchbishop Emeritus of Benevento, Italy
61.1AppointedJuliusz PaetzArchbishop of Poznań, PolandArchbishop Emeritus
76.3RetiredJerzy StrobaArchbishop of Poznań, PolandArchbishop Emeritus
12 Apr72.5DiedGilles BélisleAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
61.4AppointedBenito CocchiArchbishop of Modena-Nonantola, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
76.1RetiredWilliam Edward MurrayBishop of Wollongong, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
76.3RetiredSanto Bartolomeo QuadriArchbishop of Modena-Nonantola, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
45.5AppointedPhilip Edward WilsonBishop of Wollongong, AustraliaArchbishop Emeritus of Adelaide, Australia
13 Apr57.7InstalledMartino CanessaBishop of Tortona, ItalyBishop Emeritus
64.9AppointedBlasco Francisco CollaçoApostolic Nuncio to BulgariaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to South Africa
26.3Ordained PriestStephen Dami MamzaPriest of Maiduguri, NigeriaBishop of Yola, Nigeria
30.8Ordained PriestMarcellin-Marie NdabnyembPriest of Douala, CameroonBishop of Batouri, Cameroon
77.5DiedHugo Eduardo Polanco BritoBishop Emeritus of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey, Dominican Republic
51.3Ordained BishopJosé Octavio Ruiz ArenasTitular Bishop of TroynaSecretary Emeritus of the Dicastery for Evangelization
54.8Ordained BishopFernando Sabogal VianaTitular Bishop of MuteciAuxiliary Bishop of Bogotá, Colombia
34.4Ordained PriestMalcolm SequeiraPriest of Poona, IndiaBishop of Amravati, India
27.4Ordained PriestGeorge Desmond Tambala, O.C.D.Priest of Order of Discalced CarmelitesArchbishop of Lilongwe, Malawi
49.0Ordained BishopOscar Urbina OrtegaTitular Bishop of ForconiumArchbishop Emeritus of Villavicencio, Colombia
14 Apr48.7Ordained BishopJuan Antonio Reig PlaBishop of Segorbe-Castellón de la Plana, SpainBishop Emeritus of Alcalá de Henares, Spain
15 Apr69.8AppointedDominik HrušovskýTitular Archbishop of TubiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Belarus
69.8AppointedDominik HrušovskýApostolic Nuncio to BelarusApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
82.1DiedBiagio Vittorio Terrinoni, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Avezzano, Italy
16 Apr91.6DiedGiuseppe FenocchioBishop Emeritus of Pontremoli, Italy
17 Apr93.3DiedJoão Batista Costa, S.D.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Porto Velho, Rondonia, Brazil
18 Apr73.0DiedJean CuminalBishop of Blois, France
19 Apr62.8DiedKevin Lawrence RaffertyAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh, Scotland, Great Britain
21 Apr27.7Ordained PriestDante Gustavo Braida LorenzónPriest of Reconquista, ArgentinaBishop of La Rioja, Argentina
70.3DiedLucas Olu Chukwuka NwaezeapuBishop Emeritus of Warri, Nigeria
33.5Ordained PriestLucas Jeimphaung Dau Ze, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Lashio, Myanmar
22 Apr26.5Ordained PriestSevero Cagátan CaérmarePriest of Dipolog, PhilippinesBishop
57.3AppointedFélix KouadjoBishop of Bondoukou, Côte d’Ivoire
50.2AppointedLouis Nzala KianzaBishop of Popokabaka, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop Emeritus
58.8AppointedManuel Antonio Valarezo Luzuriaga, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of QuaestorianaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Galápagos, Ecuador
23 Apr75.0RetiredRoberto Reinaldo Cáceres GonzálezBishop of Melo, UruguayBishop Emeritus
86.5DiedMario Luigi Ciappi, O.P. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Sacro Cuore di Gesù agonizzante a Vitinia
25 Apr75.1RetiredAdrien André Maria Cimichella, O.S.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Montréal, Québec, CanadaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
59.1AppointedJose Paala Salazar, O.P. †Prelate of Batanes and the Babuyan Islands, PhilippinesAuxiliary Bishop of Lipa, Philippines
26 Apr89.6DiedReginald Edward Vincent Arliss, C.P. †Prelate Emeritus of Marbel, Philippines
59.5Ordained BishopPaulinus CostaBishop of Rajshahi, BangladeshArchbishop Emeritus of Dhaka, Bangladesh
27 Apr59.0AppointedJulio Amílcar Bethancourt FioravantiBishop of Santa Rosa de Lima, Guatemala
61.7AppointedPatrick CoveneyApostolic Nuncio to New ZealandApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Greece
61.7AppointedPatrick CoveneyApostolic Nuncio to Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Greece
61.7AppointedPatrick CoveneyApostolic Nuncio to Tonga, Pacific (Oceania)Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Greece
61.7AppointedPatrick CoveneyApostolic Nuncio to Marshall Islands, Pacific (Oceania)Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Greece
51.6Ordained BishopIlija JanjićBishop of Kotor (Cattaro), MontenegroBishop Emeritus
30.9Ordained PriestVusumuzi Francis Mazibuko, O.M.I.Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateVicar Apostolic of Ingwavuma, South Africa
56.7Ordained BishopFrancesco Sarego, S.V.D.Bishop of Goroka, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
64.7ResignedThomas Anthony WhiteApostolic Nuncio to New ZealandApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Fiji, Pacific (Oceania)
64.7ResignedThomas Anthony WhiteApostolic Pro-Nuncio to Fiji, Pacific (Oceania)Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus
64.7ResignedThomas Anthony WhiteApostolic Nuncio to Nauru, Pacific (Oceania)Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Fiji, Pacific (Oceania)
64.7ResignedThomas Anthony WhiteApostolic Delegate to Pacific OceanApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Fiji, Pacific (Oceania)
28 Apr29.6Ordained PriestEstêvão BingaPriest of Benguela, AngolaAuxiliary Bishop
61.8Ordained BishopPaul Jean-Marie DossaviBishop of Aného, Togo
70.1Ordained BishopLuigi de MagistrisTitular Bishop of NovaCardinal, Pro-Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
83.3DiedPierluigi SartorelliApostolic Pro-Nuncio Emeritus to Kenya
29 Apr72.3ResignedEugene James Cuskelly, M.S.C. †Auxiliary Bishop of Brisbane, AustraliaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
27.4Ordained PriestFidelis Bautista LayogPriest of Lingayen-Dagupan, PhilippinesAuxiliary Bishop
30 Apr45.2AppointedRogelio Cabrera LópezBishop of Tacámbaro, Michoacán, MéxicoArchbishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
59.2AppointedFrancis Eugene George, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Portland in Oregon, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Chicago, Illinois, USA
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