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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Dec80.5DiedJean-François Mathieu ArrighiVice President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for the Family
47.4AppointedRobert Joseph McManusAuxiliary Bishop of Providence, Rhode Island, USABishop of Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
47.4AppointedRobert Joseph McManusTitular Bishop of AlleghenyBishop of Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
2 Dec75.9RetiredTomás Balduino, O.P. †Bishop of Goiás, BrazilBishop Emeritus
84.8DiedFerdinando MaggioniBishop Emeritus of Alessandria (della Paglia), Italy
69.8DiedAmérico do Couto OliveiraBishop of Lamego, Portugal
54.4AppointedEugène Lambert Adrian RixenBishop of Goiás, BrazilBishop Emeritus
3 Dec75.0RetiredFranco BrambillaApostolic Pro-Nuncio to AustraliaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
62.6AppointedFrancesco CanaliniApostolic Nuncio to AustraliaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Switzerland
35.8Ordained PriestPeter Feng XinmaoPriestBishop of Jingxian [Kinghsien], China
4 Dec60.2AppointedNicolás Cotugno Fanizzi, S.D.B.Archbishop of Montevideo, UruguayArchbishop Emeritus
56.1AppointedGonzalo Duarte García de Cortázar, SS.CC.Bishop of Valparaíso, ChileBishop Emeritus
57.5AppointedJean GagnonAuxiliary Bishop of Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Gaspé, Québec, Canada
57.5AppointedJean GagnonTitular Bishop of LamdiaBishop Emeritus of Gaspé, Québec, Canada
75.2RetiredJosé Gottardi Cristelli, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Montevideo, UruguayArchbishop Emeritus
5 Dec34.0Ordained PriestPio HipunyatiPriest of Ondjiva, AngolaBishop
53.6AppointedDiarmuid MartinTitular Bishop of GlenndálochaArchbishop Emeritus of Dublin, Ireland
45.7ProfessedMathew Moolakkatt, O.S.B.Priest of Order of Saint BenedictArchbishop of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar), India
29.8Ordained PriestOrlando Olave VillanobaPriest of Barrancabermeja, ColombiaBishop of Tumaco, Colombia
62.7AppointedJosé Luis Redrado Marchite, O.H.Titular Bishop of AufiniumSecretary Emeritus of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
62.7AppointedJosé Luis Redrado Marchite, O.H.Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care WorkersSecretary Emeritus of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
74.6AppointedAdolfo Rodríguez HerreraArchbishop of Camagüey, CubaArchbishop Emeritus
6 Dec80.4DiedVicente de Paulo Araújo MatosBishop Emeritus of Crato, Ceara, Brazil
74.3DiedJoão (Giovanni) Gazza, S.X. †Bishop Emeritus of Aversa, Italy
32.1Ordained PriestDionísio HisiilenapoPriest of Ondjiva, AngolaBishop of Namibe, Angola
29.1Ordained PriestGermano PenemotePriest of Ondjiva, AngolaApostolic Nuncio to Pakistan
31.8Ordained PriestEduardo Gonzalo Redondo Castanera, H.S.O.D.Priest of Santos, Sao Paulo, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop of Quilmes, Argentina
27.5Ordained DeaconFranklin Raymond SchusterDeacon of Seattle, Washington, USAAuxiliary Bishop
7 Dec53.7AppointedAlain Paul Charles LebeaupinTitular Archbishop of Vico EquenseApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to European Union
53.7AppointedAlain Paul Charles LebeaupinApostolic Nuncio to EcuadorApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to European Union
88.0DiedDemetrio Mansilla ReoyoBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain
66.9AppointedJames Thomas McHughCoadjutor Bishop of Rockville Centre, New York, USABishop
68.8AppointedGabriel Montalvo HigueraApostolic Nuncio to United States of AmericaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
71.8DiedCarlos Oviedo Cavada, O. de M. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Santiago de Chile
68.8AppointedGiorgio ZurPresident of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical AcademyApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Austria
8 Dec38.7Ordained PriestInácio Saúre, I.M.C.Priest of Consolata MissionariesArchbishop of Nampula, Mozambique
39.8Ordained PriestMario Vaccari, O.F.M.Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Massa Carrara-Pontremoli, Italy
9 Dec56.8AppointedFrederico Heimler, S.D.B. †Coadjutor Bishop of Umuarama, Parana, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
10 Dec83.5DiedAnthony Yang Shao-huai (Xiaohuai), O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Hankow [Hankou], China
11 Dec75.3RetiredJohn Peter Ignatius Jukes, O.F.M. Conv. †Auxiliary Bishop of Southwark, England, Great BritainAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
32.3Ordained DeaconAntônio Aparecido de Marcos FilhoDeacon of São Carlos, Sao Paulo, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
12 Dec47.7Ordained DeaconStephen Jay BergDeacon of Fort Worth, Texas, USABishop of Pueblo, Colorado, USA
40.4AppointedEverardus Johannes de JongAuxiliary Bishop of Roermond, Netherlands
40.4AppointedEverardus Johannes de JongTitular Bishop of CarianaAuxiliary Bishop of Roermond, Netherlands
47.2Ordained BishopLucas Kalfa SanouBishop of Banfora, Burkina Faso
13 Dec25.3Ordained PriestDavid Abadías AurínPriest of Barcelona, SpainAuxiliary Bishop
22.2Ordained DeaconYosafat Moschych, C.M.S.A.A.Deacon of OtherBishop of Chernivtsi (Ukrainian), Ukraine
14 Dec30.6Ordained PriestRoberto Pío ÁlvarezPriest of Córdoba, ArgentinaBishop of Rawson, Argentina
15 Dec99.2DiedGiuseppe GarneriBishop Emeritus of Susa, Italy
28.7Ordained PriestSimon Kim Ju-youngPriest of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)Bishop of Chuncheon, Korea (South)
17 Dec64.0DiedAlberto Jover PiamonteArchbishop of Jaro, Philippines
18 Dec31.0Ordained PriestVirgilio do Carmo da Silva, S.D.B.Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoCardinal, Archbishop of Díli, Timor-Leste
26.8Ordained PriestMauricio Alberto LandraPriest of Gualeguaychú, ArgentinaAuxiliary Bishop of Mercedes-Luján, Argentina
19 Dec75.6RetiredBruno ForestiBishop of Brescia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
30.1Ordained PriestRudolf NyandoroPriest of Masvingo, ZimbabweBishop of Gweru, Zimbabwe
66.8AppointedGiulio SanguinetiBishop of Brescia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
20 Dec30.8Ordained PriestDevair Araújo da FonsecaPriest of Franca, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop of Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
29.3Ordained PriestHonoré Beugré DakpaPriest of Gagnoa, Côte d’IvoireBishop of Katiola, Côte d’Ivoire
42.9Ordained BishopMarcelo Arturo González AmadorTitular Bishop of SegiaBishop of Santa Clara, Cuba
57.4Ordained BishopThomas Yeh Sheng-nanTitular Archbishop of Leptis MagnaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Algeria
22 Dec64.7AppointedFranz DietlAuxiliary Bishop of München und Freising {Munich}, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
64.7AppointedFranz DietlTitular Bishop of SebargaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
75.4RetiredFranz Xaver SchwarzenböckAuxiliary Bishop of München und Freising {Munich}, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
26 Dec31.0Ordained DeaconLuiz Gonçalves KnuppDeacon of Maringá, Parana, BrazilBishop of Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
29 Dec49.2Ordained BishopAnders Arborelius, O.C.D.Cardinal, Bishop of Stockholm, Sweden
90.5DiedAndré-Pierre Duirat, S.M.A. †Bishop Emeritus of Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire
39.5AppointedVlado KošićAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, CroatiaBishop of Sisak, Croatia
39.5AppointedVlado KošićTitular Bishop of RuspaeBishop of Sisak, Croatia
54.9AppointedJosip MrzljakAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, CroatiaBishop Emeritus of Varaždin, Croatia
54.9AppointedJosip MrzljakTitular Bishop of CaltadriaBishop Emeritus of Varaždin, Croatia
49.3AppointedJosé de Jesús Quintero DíazBishop of Tibú, ColombiaVicar Apostolic of Leticia, Colombia
54.5AppointedJulio César Vidal OrtizBishop of Montelibano, ColombiaBishop Emeritus of Cúcuta, Colombia
62.4DiedPatras YusafBishop of Multan, Pakistan
30 Dec25.7Ordained PriestJohn NellikunnelPriestBishop of Idukki (Syro-Malabar), India
28.1Ordained PriestMathew Nellikunnel, C.S.T.Priest of Congregation of Saint Theresa of the Child Jesus “Little Flower”Bishop of Gorakhpur (Syro-Malabar), India
53.2AppointedSalvatore ParuzzoBishop of Ourinhos, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
31 Dec70.5ResignedWolfgang KirchgässnerAuxiliary Bishop of Freiburg im Breisgau, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus


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