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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Aug82.5ResignedPaul Guo WenzhiBishop of Qiqihar [Tsitsihar], ChinaBishop Emeritus
42.1SucceededJoseph Wei JingyiBishop of Qiqihar [Tsitsihar], China
2 Aug86.9DiedCristiano Frederico Portela de Araújo PenaBishop Emeritus of Divinópolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil
3 Aug50.7InstalledGregory Michael AymondCoadjutor Bishop of Austin, Texas, USAArchbishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
95.2DiedAntoon Demets, C.SS.R. †Coadjutor Bishop Emeritus of Roseau, Dominica, Antilles
4 Aug86.8DiedJohn Joseph GrahamAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
60.3Ordained BishopJosé Vicente Huertas VargasBishop of Garagoa, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
92.5DiedJosé Agustín MarozziBishop Emeritus of Resistencia, Argentina
76.4DiedMarcos Gregorio McGrath, C.S.C. †Archbishop Emeritus of Panamá
5 Aug31.3Ordained PriestJean Pascal AndriantsoavinaPriest of Antananarivo, MadagascarBishop of Antsirabé, Madagascar
62.1Ordained BishopJonas KauneckasTitular Bishop of ForconiumBishop Emeritus of Panevėžys, Lithuania
54.2InstalledJosé Luis MollaghanBishop of San Miguel, ArgentinaArchbishop Emeritus of Rosario, Argentina
6 Aug30.1Perpetual VowsJuan Miguel Betancourt Torres, S.E.M.V.Member of Esclavos de la Eucaristía y de María VirgenAuxiliary Bishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
43.9Ordained BishopBenyamin Yosef BriaBishop of Denpasar, Indonesia
52.8Ordained BishopPius Mlungisi DlungwaneTitular Bishop of AltinumBishop Emeritus of Mariannhill, South Africa
65.3DiedMichael Joseph Kaniecki, S.J. †Bishop of Fairbanks, Alaska, USA
25.0Ordained PriestMakariy Bohdan Leniv, O.S.B.M.Priest of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Apostolic Administrator of Krym (Ukrainian), Ukraine
8 Aug69.4Ordained BishopJoseph Jiang Ming Yuan, C.D.D. †Coadjutor Bishop of Zhaoxian [Chaohsien], ChinaBishop
9 Aug50.7InstalledJames Anthony TamayoBishop of Laredo, Texas, USA
12 Aug34.3Ordained PriestEdouard SinayobyePriest of Butare, RwandaBishop of Cyangugu, Rwanda
33.2Ordained PriestJoseph (Benny Mathew) SrampickalPriest of Palai (Syro-Malabar), IndiaBishop of Great Britain (Syro-Malabar)
63.8Ordained BishopIrineu Silvio Wilges, O.F.M. †Bishop of Cachoeira do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
13 Aug80.6DiedAntónio de Castro Xavier MonteiroBishop Emeritus of Lamego, Portugal
79.9DiedJohn Neil CullinaneAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Melbourne, Australia
75.6Ordained BishopJoseph Li MingshuBishop of Qingdao [Tsingtao], China
15 Aug38.6Ordained PriestVictor Hugo BasabePriest of El Vigia-San Carlos del Zulia, VenezuelaArchbishop of Coro, Venezuela
25.3Ordained DeaconEdmar José da SilvaDeacon of Mariana, Minas Gerais, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
69.2Ordained BishopArthé GuimondArchbishop of Grouard-McLennan, Alberta, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
59.6Ordained BishopThomas Nguyễn Văn TânCoadjutor Bishop of Vĩnh Long, Viet NamBishop
29.9Ordained PriestAnselm Pendo LawaniPriest of Ilorin, NigeriaBishop
18 Aug55.5AppointedMichael Aidan CourtneyTitular Archbishop of Eanach DúinApostolic Nuncio to Burundi
55.5AppointedMichael Aidan CourtneyApostolic Nuncio to Burundi
46.5AppointedPaul Richard GallagherPermanent Observer to Council of EuropeSecretary (Relations with States) of the Secretariat of State
19 Aug33.0Ordained PriestEvans Chinyama Chinyemba, O.M.I.Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateBishop of Mongu, Zambia
28.8Solemn VowsCésar Garza Miranda, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorAuxiliary Bishop of Monterrey, Nuevo León, México
24.0Perpetual VowsVolodymyr Hrutsa, C.SS.R.Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerAuxiliary Bishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
20 Aug53.9Ordained BishopMílton Antônio dos Santos, S.D.B.Bishop of Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus of Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil
46.0Ordained BishopThomas PulloppillilBishop of Bongaigaon, India
53.1Ordained BishopFernando Antônio Saburido, O.S.B.Titular Bishop of Tacia MontanaArchbishop Emeritus of Olinda e Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
21 Aug55.5Ordained BishopGeorge KocherryTitular Archbishop of OthonaApostolic Nuncio
23 Aug96.0DiedCesario D’Amato, O.S.B. †Abbot Emeritus of San Paolo fuori le Mura, Italy
24 Aug66.9Ordained BishopJohannes Henricus J. Te Maarssen, S.V.D.Bishop of Kundiawa, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
62.3InstalledJames Vernon WeisgerberArchbishop of Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
25 Aug34.3Solemn VowsJosé Adolfo Larregain, O.F.M.Member of Order of Friars MinorAuxiliary Bishop of Corrientes, Argentina
26 Aug72.5DiedEgidio Sampieri, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Alexandria of Egypt {Alessandria di Egitto} (-Eliopoli di Egitto-Port-Said)
64.0Ordained BishopElio TintiBishop of Carpi, ItalyBishop Emeritus
27 Aug84.4DiedJoseph Lloyd HoganBishop Emeritus of Rochester, New York, USA
28 Aug60.9ResignedCamilo Diaz GregorioBishop of Bacolod, PhilippinesPrelate Emeritus of Batanes, Philippines
29 Aug26.5Ordained PriestJosé Otacio Oliveira GuedesPriest of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
30 Aug61.2SucceededJosé Jovêncio Balestieri, S.D.B. †Bishop of Rio do Sul, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus
74.9RetiredTito BussBishop of Rio do Sul, Santa Catarina, BrazilBishop Emeritus
31 Aug90.6DiedJoseph Lennox FederalBishop Emeritus of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
59.3AppointedWalter MixaBishop of Germany, MilitaryBishop Emeritus of Augsburg, Germany
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