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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Dec76.3RetiredRobert Joseph HermannAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
55.6SucceededDavid Michael O’Connell, C.M.Bishop of Trenton, New Jersey, USA
50.3AppointedEdward Matthew RiceAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USABishop of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA
50.3AppointedEdward Matthew RiceTitular Bishop of SufesBishop of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA
58.4InstalledJames Peter SartainArchbishop of Seattle, Washington, USAArchbishop Emeritus
75.4RetiredJohn Mortimer Fourette SmithBishop of Trenton, New Jersey, USABishop Emeritus
73.2ResignedFloribert Songasonga MwitwaArchbishop of Lubumbashi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Archbishop Emeritus
68.3SucceededJean-Pierre Tafunga Mbayo, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Lubumbashi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
2 Dec81.6DiedMichael Bunluen MansapBishop Emeritus of Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
80.1DiedMichele GiordanoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
3 Dec75.2RetiredJoaquín Carmelo Borobia IsasaAuxiliary Bishop of Toledo, SpainAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
75.1RetiredJoseph Devellerez Thaung ShweBishop of Pyay, MyanmarBishop Emeritus
61.3AppointedAlexander Pyone ChoBishop of Pyay, Myanmar
51.1AppointedStefan ZekornAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
51.1AppointedStefan ZekornTitular Bishop of Aquae Albae in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
4 Dec58.3Ordained BishopVito AngiuliBishop of Ugento-Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy
47.8InstalledDamián Santiago BitarBishop of Oberá, Argentina
55.7AppointedHeinz-Günter BongartzAuxiliary Bishop of Hildesheim, Germany
55.7AppointedHeinz-Günter BongartzTitular Bishop of BonustaAuxiliary Bishop of Hildesheim, Germany
44.1Ordained BishopPascal Chang-Soi, SS.CC.Coadjutor Bishop of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop
54.7AppointedJózef GuzdekBishop of Poland, MilitaryArchbishop of Białystok, Poland
75.6RetiredHans-Georg KoitzAuxiliary Bishop of Hildesheim, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
52.1Ordained BishopJaime Muñoz PedrozaBishop of Arauca, ColombiaBishop of Girardot, Colombia
63.1InstalledOscar Julio Vian Morales, S.D.B. †Archbishop of GuatemalaArchbishop of Santiago de Guatemala
5 Dec73.5ResignedFaustino Sainz MuñozApostolic Nuncio to Great BritainApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
73.3DiedJohn Thomas SteinbockBishop of Fresno, California, USA
6 Dec88.6DiedAmbrosio Echebarria ArroitaBishop Emeritus of Barbastro-Monzón, Spain
82.7DiedFerenc Keszthelyi, O. Cist. †Bishop Emeritus of Vác, Hungary
88.8DiedJúlio Tavares RebimbasBishop Emeritus of Porto, Portugal
7 Dec53.6AppointedGerardo de Jesús Rojas LópezBishop of Tabasco, México
8 Dec76.8RetiredCapistrano Francisco (William Charles) Heim, O.F.M. †Prelate of Itaituba, Para, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
58.1AppointedWilmar Santin, O. Carm.Prelate of Itaituba, Para, Brazil
48.5Ordained BishopJan SobiłoTitular Bishop of BulnaAuxiliary Bishop of Kharkiv-Zaporizhia, Ukraine
11 Dec75.7RetiredLorenzo ChiarinelliBishop of Viterbo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
97.6DiedJosé dos Santos Garcia, S.M.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Porto Amélia, Mozambique
63.5AppointedLino FumagalliBishop of Viterbo, Italy
70.0InstalledJairo Jaramillo MonsalveArchbishop of Barranquilla, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
12 Dec83.2DiedRaymond Philip Kalisz, S.V.D. †Bishop Emeritus of Wewak, Papua New Guinea
47.6Ordained BishopOdelir José Magri, M.C.C.I.Bishop of Sobral, Ceara, BrazilBishop of Chapecó, Santa Catarina, Brazil
41.6Ordained BishopXavier Novell GomàBishop of Solsona, SpainBishop Emeritus
61.1InstalledDouglas RegattieriBishop of Cesena-Sarsina, Italy
14 Dec52.2InstalledJaime Muñoz PedrozaBishop of Arauca, ColombiaBishop of Girardot, Colombia
15 Dec52.4AppointedJohn Balthasar BrungardtBishop of Dodge City, Kansas, USA
59.7AppointedCarlo CiattiniBishop of Massa Marittima-Piombino, Italy
89.7DiedBernard Patrick DevlinBishop Emeritus of Gibraltar
77.2RetiredFrancisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa, P. SchönstattArchbishop of Santiago de ChileCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
45.5AppointedJuan Espinoza JiménezAuxiliary Bishop of Morelia, Michoacán, México
45.5AppointedJuan Espinoza JiménezTitular Bishop of ArpiAuxiliary Bishop of Morelia, Michoacán, México
68.9AppointedRicardo Ezzati Andrello, S.D.B.Archbishop of Santiago de ChileCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
68.6ResignedRonald Michael GilmoreBishop of Dodge City, Kansas, USABishop Emeritus
51.9AppointedJosafá Menezes da SilvaBishop of Barreiras, Bahia, BrazilArchbishop of Vitória da Conquista, Bahia, Brazil
65.0AppointedJoão Carlos PetriniBishop of Camaçari, Bahia, Brazil
16 Dec76.2RetiredEusebius Joseph BeltranArchbishop of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USAArchbishop Emeritus
55.5AppointedPaul Stagg CoakleyArchbishop of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
83.4DiedFrançois Gayot, S.M.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Cap-Haïtien, Haïti
59.8InstalledJohn Gerard NoonanBishop of Orlando, Florida, USA
17 Dec49.0AppointedPeter Paul Yelezuome AngkyierBishop of Damongo, Ghana
56.8InstalledPedro Brito GuimarãesArchbishop of Palmas, Tocatins, Brazil
18 Dec86.9DiedJohn Bukovsky, S.V.D. †Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Russian Federation
50.8Ordained BishopEmidio CipolloneArchbishop of Lanciano-Ortona, Italy
53.0AppointedSantiago Gómez SierraAuxiliary Bishop of Sevilla {Seville}, SpainBishop of Huelva, Spain
53.0AppointedSantiago Gómez SierraTitular Bishop of VergiBishop of Huelva, Spain
64.8AppointedJoseph KarikkasseryBishop of Kottapuram, India
63.2AppointedAntonio MenniniApostolic Nuncio to Great BritainOfficial of the Secretariat of State
19 Dec58.3InstalledVito AngiuliBishop of Ugento-Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy
54.7InstalledJózef GuzdekBishop of Poland, MilitaryArchbishop of Białystok, Poland
20 Dec56.1InstalledThaddeus Cho Hwan-KilArchbishop of Daegu {Taegu}, Korea (South)
98.8DiedGiovanni FerrofinoApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Ecuador
21 Dec75.1RetiredFrancisco Capiral San DiegoBishop of Pasig, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
22 Dec53.9AppointedJosé Carlos Chacorowski, C.M.Auxiliary Bishop of São Luís do Maranhão, BrazilBishop of Caraguatatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
53.9AppointedJosé Carlos Chacorowski, C.M.Titular Bishop of Casae NigraeBishop of Caraguatatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
58.8AppointedAgenor Girardi, M.S.C. †Auxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop of União da Vitória, Parana, Brazil
58.8AppointedAgenor Girardi, M.S.C. †Titular Bishop of Furnos MaiorBishop of União da Vitória, Parana, Brazil
58.0AppointedMário Marquez, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Joaçaba, Santa Catarina, Brazil
23 Dec55.7AppointedAbel Doctor GabuzaBishop of Kimberley, South AfricaCoadjutor Archbishop of Durban, South Africa
60.1AppointedSavio Hon Tai-Fai, S.D.B.Secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of PeoplesApostolic Nuncio to Greece
60.1AppointedSavio Hon Tai-Fai, S.D.B.Titular Archbishop of SilaApostolic Nuncio to Greece
67.2AppointedWilliam Matthew Slattery, O.F.M.Archbishop of Pretoria, South AfricaArchbishop Emeritus
67.2AppointedWilliam Matthew Slattery, O.F.M.Bishop of South Africa, MilitaryArchbishop Emeritus of Pretoria, South Africa
25 Dec77.4DiedJohn BulaitisApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Albania
95.7DiedLuis Manresa Formosa, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Quetzaltenango, Los Altos, Guatemala
95.0DiedJorge MayerArchbishop Emeritus of Bahía Blanca, Argentina
26 Dec90.7DiedMiguel Maria Giambelli, B. †Bishop Emeritus of Bragança do Pará, Brazil
27 Dec62.0DiedJoseph Angelo GrechBishop of Sandhurst, Australia
46.7AppointedFerenc PalánkiAuxiliary Bishop of Eger, HungaryBishop of Debrecen-Nyíregyháza, Hungary
46.7AppointedFerenc PalánkiTitular Bishop of FidolomaBishop of Debrecen-Nyíregyháza, Hungary
28 Dec76.1RetiredWenceslas CompaoréBishop of Manga, Burkina FasoBishop Emeritus
48.9AppointedGabriel SayaogoBishop of Manga, Burkina FasoArchbishop of Koupéla, Burkina Faso
29 Dec66.7AppointedMarcello BartolucciSecretary of the Congregation for the Causes of SaintsSecretary Emeritus
66.7AppointedMarcello BartolucciTitular Archbishop of MevaniaSecretary Emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
62.9AppointedCelso Morga IruzubietaSecretary of the Congregation for the ClergyArchbishop of Mérida-Badajoz, Spain
62.9AppointedCelso Morga IruzubietaTitular Archbishop of Alba MaritimaArchbishop of Mérida-Badajoz, Spain
30 Dec63.6CeasedTerence John Gerard BradyApostolic Administrator of Wilcannia-Forbes, AustraliaAuxiliary Bishop of Sydney, Australia
77.1AppointedKevin Michael ManningApostolic Administrator of Wilcannia-Forbes, AustraliaBishop Emeritus of Parramatta, Australia
53.9AppointedJulián Ruiz MartorellBishop of Huesca, Spain
53.9AppointedJulián Ruiz MartorellBishop of Jaca, SpainBishop of Huesca, Spain
31 Dec92.9DiedJesús María Coronado Caro, S.D.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Duitama-Sogamoso, Colombia


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