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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Aug58.2DiedBl. Pierre Lucien Claverie, O.P. †Bishop of Oran, Algeria
2 Aug83.8DiedAnthony Rayappa ArulappaArchbishop Emeritus of Madras and Mylapore (Meliapor), India
88.0DiedJames Joseph ByrneArchbishop Emeritus of Dubuque, Iowa, USA
67.1AppointedGeorges Edmond Robert GilsonArchbishop of Sens (-Auxerre), FranceArchbishop Emeritus
67.1AppointedGeorges Edmond Robert GilsonPrelate of Mission de France o Pontigny, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Sens (-Auxerre), France
78.6DiedAníbal Maricevich FleitasBishop Emeritus of Concepción (Santissima Concezione) en Paraguay
53.1AppointedArmand Henri Paul MaillardBishop of Laval, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Bourges, France
27.8Ordained DeaconGabriel Antonio MestreDeacon of Mar del Plata, ArgentinaArchbishop of La Plata, Argentina
62.1SucceededPaolo Mietto, C.S.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Napo, EcuadorVicar Apostolic Emeritus
76.0RetiredJulio Parise Loro, C.S.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Napo, EcuadorVicar Apostolic Emeritus
3 Aug28.4Ordained PriestStanislaus Tobias MagomboPriest of Dedza, MalawiAuxiliary Bishop of Lilongwe, Malawi
64.5InstalledTeodor MajkowiczBishop of Wrocław-Gdańsk (Ukrainian), Poland
34.5Ordained PriestThomas Luke Msusa, S.M.M.Priest of Missionaries of the Company of MaryArchbishop of Blantyre, Malawi
87.3DiedJózef RozwadowskiBishop Emeritus of Łódź, Poland
4 Aug28.1Ordained PriestJosé Albuquerque de AraújoPriest of Manaus, Amazonas, BrazilBishop of Parintins, Amazonas, Brazil
27.8Ordained PriestZenildo Lima da SilvaPriest of Manaus, Amazonas, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop
5 Aug53.2AppointedGeorges Paul PontierBishop of La Rochelle (-Saintes), FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Marseille, France
7 Aug64.5Ordained BishopFlavio Roberto Carraro, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Arezzo-Cortona-Sansepolcro, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Verona, Italy
8 Aug27.7Ordained PriestJoseph Li JingPriestBishop of Yinchuan [Ningsia], China
92.5DiedJoseph Asjiro SatowakiCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Nagasaki, Japan
69.9AppointedEmilio Lorenzo StehleBishop of Santo Domingo de los Colorados, EcuadorBishop Emeritus
10 Aug31.6Ordained PriestAntoine Aoukar, O.A.M.Priest of Antonin Maronite Order (Maronite)Curial Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
59.8Ordained BishopManuel Gerardo Donoso Donoso, SS.CC.Titular Bishop of EloArchbishop Emeritus of La Serena, Chile
78.5DiedAdriano Mandarino Hypólito, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Nova Iguaçu, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
26.1Ordained PriestJohn Wang RenleiPriestBishop of Xuzhou [Süchow], China
11 Aug25.6Ordained PriestMihai Cătălin FrăţilăPriest of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (Romanian), RomaniaBishop of Sfântul Vasile cel Mare de Bucureşti (San Basilio Magno di Bucarest) (Romanian), Romania
12 Aug56.1AppointedPierre FarineAuxiliary Bishop of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg), SwitzerlandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
56.1AppointedPierre FarineTitular Bishop of TraguriumAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Freiburg), Switzerland
14 Aug26.7Ordained DeaconCristián Castro TooveyDeacon of Santiago de ChileBishop of Santa Maria de Los Ángeles, Chile
63.4AppointedRicardo Guízar DíazArchbishop of Tlalnepantla, México, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
27.1Perpetual VowsJosé Adalberto Jiménez Mendoza, O.F.M. Cap.Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinVicar Apostolic of Aguarico, Ecuador
15 Aug29.8Ordained DeaconJuan Carlos Arcq GuzmánDeacon of Monterrey, Nuevo León, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop
35.4Ordained PriestGregory John BittmanPriest of Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaBishop of Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
26.8Ordained DeaconVasile BizăuDeacon of Maramureş (Romanian), RomaniaBishop
66.3Ordained BishopAntonio Federico GattiTitular Bishop of GadiaufalaAuxiliary Bishop of San Justo, Argentina
85.6DiedJames Ambrose Kielt, S.S.C.M.E. †Superior General Emeritus of Missionary Society of St. Columban
27.2Ordained PriestCésar Alfonso Ortega DíazPriest of Parral, Chihuahua, MéxicoBishop of Linares, Nuevo León, México
23.1Perpetual VowsLinas (Genadijus) Vodopjanovas, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Panevėžys, Lithuania
16 Aug55.1InstalledGeorge PellArchbishop of Melbourne, AustraliaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Secretariat for the Economy
17 Aug74.5DiedJaime Brufau Maciá, C.M. †Bishop Emeritus of San Pedro Sula, Honduras
84.9DiedEugene Edward Fahy, S.J. †Prefect Emeritus of Yangzhou [Yangchow], China
30.3Ordained PriestAlgacir Munhak, C.S.Priest of Congregation of the Missionaries of Saint Charles BorromeoBishop of São Miguel Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
57.2Ordained BishopCarmo João Rhoden, S.C.I.Bishop of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
55.8Ordained BishopSilvano Maria Tomasi, C.S.Titular Archbishop of CercinaCardinal, Permanent Observer Emeritus to United Nations Office and Specialized Agencies in Geneva
53.5Ordained BishopDaniel Thomas Turley Murphy, O.S.A.Coadjutor Bishop of Chulucanas, PeruBishop Emeritus
24.8Ordained PriestYouhanna Rafic WarchaPriest of Jounieh (Maronite), LebanonCurial Bishop Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
25.3Ordained PriestJoseph Zhang YinlinPriestBishop of Jixian [Weihwei], China
19 Aug66.0AppointedAndré Vallée, P.M.E. †Bishop of Hearst, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus
20 Aug55.8AppointedJosé Ulises Macías SalcedoArchbishop of Hermosillo, Sonora, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
75.7RetiredBl. Eduardo Francisco PironioPresident of the Pontifical Council for the LaityCardinal, President Emeritus
76.5RetiredCarlos Quintero ArceArchbishop of Hermosillo, Sonora, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus
64.0AppointedJames Francis StaffordPresident of the Pontifical Council for the LaityCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
22 Aug78.6DiedDominic Joseph ConwayBishop Emeritus of Elphin, Ireland
26.8Perpetual VowsValentinus Saeng, C.P.Member of Congregation of the PassionBishop of Sanggau, Indonesia
23 Aug67.6DiedLorenzo BellomiBishop of Trieste, Italy
90.6DiedWilliam Joseph MoranAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of United States of America, Military
24 Aug52.0AppointedEdward Joseph AdamsTitular Archbishop of ScalaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
52.0AppointedEdward Joseph AdamsApostolic Nuncio to BangladeshApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
41.1Ordained BishopJohn Michael (Ion Mihai) BoteanBishop of Saint George’s in Canton (Romanian), USA
29.3Ordained PriestJuarez Albino Destro, R.C.J.Priest of Rogationists of the Heart of JesusAuxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
25 Aug62.4Ordained BishopLuiz Vicente Bernetti, O.A.D. †Titular Bishop of RufinianaBishop Emeritus of Apucarana, Parana, Brazil
31.0Perpetual VowsClement Mulenga, S.D.B.Member of Salesians of Saint John BoscoBishop of Kabwe, Zambia
26 Aug49.8Ordained BishopAldo CavalliTitular Archbishop of ViboApostolic Visitor (Visitator)
44.5Solemn VowsFernand Joseph Cheri III, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorAuxiliary Bishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
51.3AppointedFelipe Padilla CardonaCoadjutor Bishop of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, MéxicoBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, México
28 Aug42.9Solemn VowsBernt Ivar (Markus) Eidsvig, C.R.S.A.Priest of Confederation of Canons Regular of St. AugustineBishop of Oslo, Norway
60.7AppointedFrancisco de Paula VictorAuxiliary Bishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
60.7AppointedFrancisco de Paula VictorTitular Bishop of Turres in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
31 Aug58.9Ordained BishopMarian GołębiewskiBishop of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, PolandArchbishop Emeritus of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
53.4Ordained BishopAntonio Javellana Ledesma, S.J.Coadjutor Prelate of Ipil, PhilippinesArchbishop Emeritus of Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
29.3Perpetual VowsGabriel Mendy, C.S.Sp.Member of Congregation of the Holy SpiritBishop of Banjul, Gambia
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