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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Apr77.2CeasedJózef GlempApostolic Administrator of Warszawa {Warsaw}, PolandCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
60.0InstalledDomenico MogaveroBishop of Mazara del Vallo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
57.1InstalledKazimierz NyczCardinal, Archbishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
2 Apr81.7DiedFrancesco Saverio Toppi, O.F.M. Cap. †Prelate Emeritus of Pompei o Beatissima Vergine Maria del Santissimo Rosario, Italy
47.2AppointedPascal Jean Marcel WintzerAuxiliary Bishop of Poitiers, FranceArchbishop
47.2AppointedPascal Jean Marcel WintzerTitular Bishop of RusadusArchbishop of Poitiers, France
3 Apr76.8RetiredGiuseppe Di FalcoBishop of Sulmona-Valva, ItalyBishop Emeritus
55.4AppointedPeter Anthony LibasciAuxiliary Bishop of Rockville Centre, New York, USABishop of Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
55.4AppointedPeter Anthony LibasciTitular Bishop of SatafisBishop of Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
91.7DiedMichael Joseph MurphyBishop Emeritus of Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
70.2AppointedAlessandro Pagani, S.M.M.Bishop of Mangochi, MalawiBishop Emeritus
52.3AppointedAngelo SpinaBishop of Sulmona-Valva, ItalyArchbishop of Ancona-Osimo, Italy
83.7DiedFélix María Torres ParraArchbishop Emeritus of Barranquilla, Colombia
75.9RetiredEmil Aloysius WcelaAuxiliary Bishop of Rockville Centre, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
53.5AppointedVincentius Sutikno WisaksonoBishop of Surabaya, Indonesia
4 Apr76.9RetiredBenjamin de Jesus AlmonedaBishop of Daet, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
72.3AppointedTarcisio Pietro Evasio Bertone, S.D.B.Chamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic ChamberCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
75.5RetiredFernando CharrierBishop of Alessandria (della Paglia), ItalyBishop Emeritus
48.1AppointedGilbert Armea GarceraBishop of Daet, PhilippinesArchbishop of Lipa, Philippines
58.6AppointedStanislas Marie Georges Jude LalanneBishop of Coutances (-Avranches), FranceBishop of Pontoise, France
80.0RetiredEduardo Martínez SomaloChamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic ChamberCardinal, Chamberlain Emeritus
63.6AppointedGiuseppe VersaldiBishop of Alessandria (della Paglia), ItalyCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Dicastery for Culture and Education
5 Apr75.3DiedJosé Antonio GenticoAuxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
58.6AppointedSalvatore ViscoBishop of Isernia-Venafro, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Capua, Italy
6 Apr88.2DiedStéphane Babaca (Babeka, Babaqa)Archbishop Emeritus of Arbil {Erbil} (Chaldean), Iraq
81.5DiedJames Joseph McGuinnessBishop Emeritus of Nottingham, England, Great Britain
7 Apr69.0DiedLuis Robles DíazVice President of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America
10 Apr46.0Ordained BishopRicardo Lingan BaccayTitular Bishop of GabalaArchbishop of Tuguegarao, Philippines
67.2ResignedJoseph Leo Charron, C.Pp.S.Bishop of Des Moines, Iowa, USABishop Emeritus
75.4RetiredSergio Obeso RiveraArchbishop of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
55.1AppointedReinaldo del Prette LissotArchbishop of Valencia en Venezuela
60.6AppointedHipólito Reyes LariosArchbishop of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, México
11 Apr64.8AppointedSantiago Agrelo Martínez, O.F.M.Archbishop of Tanger, MoroccoArchbishop Emeritus
65.0AppointedGeraldo Lyrio RochaArchbishop of Mariana, Minas Gerais, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
76.6DiedJames Joseph O’BrienAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Westminster, England, Great Britain
62.8AppointedBruno Pedron, S.D.B. †Bishop of Ji-Paraná, Rondonia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
78.0RetiredAntônio Possamai, S.D.B. †Bishop of Ji-Paraná, Rondonia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
12 Apr93.5DiedIsmaele Mario Castellano, O.P. †Archbishop Emeritus of Siena-Colle di Val d’Elsa-Montalcino, Italy
14 Apr64.3ResignedJoseph Nguyễn Văn YếnBishop of Phát Diệm, Viet NamBishop Emeritus
55.7AppointedVincentius Sensi PotokotaArchbishop of Ende, Indonesia
75.3RetiredAdrianus Johannes SimonisArchbishop of Utrecht, NetherlandsCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
15 Apr62.2InstalledSeverino Batista de França, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Nazaré, Pernambuco, BrazilBishop Emeritus
55.3Ordained BishopJohn MoolachiraBishop of Diphu, IndiaArchbishop of Guwahati, India
16 Apr50.1AppointedJohn Ribat, M.S.C.Coadjutor Archbishop of Port Moresby, Papua New GuineaCardinal, Archbishop
17 Apr47.6Final VowsStephen Chow Sau-yan, S.J.Priest of Society of JesusCardinal, Bishop of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
18 Apr69.8DiedPiero BiggioApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Denmark
60.7Ordained BishopAngelus Kujur, S.J.Bishop of Purnea, IndiaBishop Emeritus
19 Apr77.0RetiredVictor Hugo Martínez ContrerasArchbishop of Los Altos, Quetzaltenango-Totonicapán, GuatemalaArchbishop Emeritus
59.5AppointedOscar Julio Vian Morales, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Los Altos, Quetzaltenango-Totonicapán, GuatemalaArchbishop of Santiago de Guatemala
20 Apr52.9Ordained BishopDerek FernandesBishop of Karwar, IndiaBishop of Belgaum, India
75.4Died[Michael Fu Tie-shan]Bishop of Beijing [Peking], China
71.0DiedRamón Godinez FloresBishop of Aguascalientes, México
21 Apr76.8RetiredEduardo Alas AlfaroBishop of Chalatenango, El SalvadorBishop Emeritus
42.9Ordained BishopDaniel Fernández TorresTitular Bishop of SufesBishop Emeritus of Arecibo, Puerto Rico
65.9AppointedJean-Pierre Grallet, O.F.M.Archbishop of Strasbourg, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
74.9RetiredGeorge MamalasseryBishop of Tura, IndiaBishop Emeritus
57.2SucceededAndrew Raksam MarakBishop of Tura, India
67.8AppointedLuis Morao Andreazza, O.F.M.Bishop of Chalatenango, El SalvadorBishop Emeritus
23 Apr57.7Ordained BishopGlen John ProvostBishop of Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA
24 Apr60.0AppointedJohn Clayton NienstedtCoadjutor Archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USAArchbishop Emeritus
62.8AppointedKonrad ZdarsaBishop of Görlitz, GermanyBishop Emeritus of Augsburg, Germany
25 Apr93.4Died[Joseph Lin Quan]Bishop Emeritus of Fuzhou [Foochow], China
42.1AppointedWilly Ngumbi Ngengele, M. Afr.Bishop of Kindu, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop of Goma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
55.5Ordained BishopSigifredo Noriega BarcelóBishop of Ensenada, Baja California Norte, MéxicoBishop of Zacatecas, México
30.9Ordained PriestAntony Prince PanengadenPriest of Adilabad (Syro-Malabar), IndiaBishop
27 Apr57.4DiedJosé Aníbal Casasola SosaBishop of Zacapa y Santo Cristo de Esquipulas, Guatemala
87.1DiedWalter Joseph SchoenherrAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Detroit, Michigan, USA
28 Apr54.6Ordained BishopPaulinus Chukwuemeka EzeokaforTitular Bishop of TetciBishop of Awka, Nigeria
65.6Ordained BishopHéctor Guerrero Córdova, S.D.B.Prelate of Mixes, Oaxaca, MéxicoPrelate Emeritus
88.3DiedFederico Bonifacio Madersbacher Gasteiger, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of San Ignacio de Velasco, Bolivia
58.9Ordained BishopLuis Armando Tineo RiveraTitular Bishop of Horrea CoeliaBishop Emeritus of Carora, Venezuela
29 Apr91.1DiedKazimierz Jan MajdańskiBishop Emeritus of Szczecin-Kamień, Poland
57.6InstalledOdilo Pedro SchererCardinal, Archbishop of São Paulo, Brazil
30 Apr52.4Ordained BishopThaddeus Cho Hwan-KilTitular Bishop of Abbir MaiusArchbishop of Daegu {Taegu}, Korea (South)
53.2AppointedTimothy John Costelloe, S.D.B.Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne, AustraliaArchbishop of Perth, Australia
53.2AppointedTimothy John Costelloe, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of Cluain IrairdArchbishop of Perth, Australia
63.5AppointedPeter John ElliottAuxiliary Bishop of Melbourne, AustraliaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
63.5AppointedPeter John ElliottTitular Bishop of ManaccenserAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Melbourne, Australia
49.2Ordained BishopRaphy ManjalyBishop of Varanasi, IndiaArchbishop of Agra, India
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