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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown74.9RetiredPier Luigi CelataSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious DialogueVice-Chamberlain Emeritus of the Apostolic Chamber
48.7IncardinatedPaulo Celso Dias do NascimentoPriest of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop
54.0SelectedFrancis Xavier Jin YangkeCoadjutor Bishop of Ningbo [Ningpo], ChinaBishop
78.7AppointedBernard Mosiuoa Mohlalisi, O.M.I. †Apostolic Administrator of Qacha’s Nek, LesothoArchbishop Emeritus of Maseru, Lesotho
46.0AppointedJohannes Peng WeizhaoApostolic Administrator of Yujiang [Yükiang], ChinaBishop
41.5ConfirmedJohn Wang RenleiBishop of Xuzhou [Süchow], China
1 Jan86.9DiedAlfredo BattistiArchbishop Emeritus of Udine, Italy
59.7AppointedJeffrey Neil SteensonOrdinary of The Chair of Saint Peter, USAOrdinary Emeritus
4 Jan63.5AppointedCirilo B. FloresCoadjutor Bishop of San Diego, California, USABishop
60.3ResignedGabino ZavalaAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
5 Jan76.4RetiredFortunato BaldelliMajor Penitentiary of the Apostolic PenitentiaryCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus
59.3AppointedConstancio Miranda WechmannApostolic Administrator of Parral, Chihuahua, MéxicoArchbishop of Chihuahua, México
73.7AppointedManuel Monteiro de CastroMajor Penitentiary of the Apostolic PenitentiaryCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus
63.4InstalledFilippo SantoroArchbishop of Taranto, Italy
64.9AppointedEmil Paul TscherrigApostolic Nuncio to ArgentinaApostolic Nuncio to Italy
6 Jan52.2Ordained BishopCharles John BrownTitular Archbishop of AquileiaApostolic Nuncio to Philippines
50.7Ordained BishopMarek SolczyńskiTitular Archbishop of Caesarea in MauretaniaApostolic Nuncio to Tanzania
7 Jan47.4AppointedHenry ArunaBishop of Makeni, Sierra LeoneBishop of Kenema, Sierra Leone
75.9RetiredGeorge Biguzzi, S.X.Bishop of Makeni, Sierra LeoneBishop Emeritus
55.5Ordained BishopAntonio De Luca, C.SS.R.Bishop of Teggiano-Policastro, Italy
61.8Ordained BishopJosé Luis Del Palacio y Pérez-MedelBishop of Callao, PeruBishop Emeritus
53.3AppointedJohn Oballa OwaaBishop of Ngong, Kenya
10 Jan83.8DiedJosé Freire de Oliveira NetoBishop Emeritus of Mossoró, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
11 Jan59.7InstalledJose Fuerte AdvinculaArchbishop of Capiz, PhilippinesCardinal, Archbishop of Manila, Philippines
71.2AppointedLorenzo BaldisseriSecretary of the Congregation for BishopsCardinal, Secretary General Emeritus of the Synod of Bishops
12 Jan54.4AppointedIgnatius ChamaArchbishop of Kasama, Zambia
54.4AppointedIgnatius ChamaApostolic Administrator of Mpika, ZambiaArchbishop of Kasama, Zambia
13 Jan57.5AppointedLawrence Pius DorairajBishop of Dharmapuri, India
76.2RetiredJoseph Anthony Irudayaraj, S.D.B. †Bishop of Dharmapuri, IndiaBishop Emeritus
52.0AppointedPascal Jean Marcel WintzerArchbishop of Poitiers, France
14 Jan75.1RetiredJaime Pedro GonçalvesArchbishop of Beira, MozambiqueArchbishop Emeritus
43.8AppointedJoão Carlos Hatoa NunesApostolic Administrator of Beira, MozambiqueBishop of Chimoio, Mozambique
48.1AppointedSalutaris Melchior LibenaBishop of Ifakara, Tanzania
99.8DiedAntonio MistrorigoBishop Emeritus of Treviso, Italy
75.0RetiredBosco PenhaAuxiliary Bishop of Bombay, IndiaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
16 Jan52.6ConfirmedMichel AounBishop of Jbeil {Byblos} (Maronite), Lebanon
59.0ConfirmedMounir KhairallahBishop of Batrun (Maronite), Lebanon
60.4ConfirmedElias Khoury SlemanBishop of Lattaquié {Laodicea} (Maronite), SyriaBishop Emeritus
77.0RetiredPaweł Socha, C.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Zielona Góra-Gorzów, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
17 Jan80.5DiedColin CampbellBishop Emeritus of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
18 Jan86.0AppointedProspero (Stanley) Grech, O.S.A. †Titular Archbishop of San LeoneCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria Goretti
75.2RetiredThomas Menamparampil, S.D.B.Archbishop of Guwahati, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus
60.0SucceededJohn MoolachiraArchbishop of Guwahati, India
19 Jan83.7DiedGiovanni De AndreaVice President Emeritus of the Labour Office of the Apostolic See
63.4AppointedMaroun Elias Nimeh LahhamAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, PalestineAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
63.4AppointedMaroun Elias Nimeh LahhamTitular Archbishop of MedabaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
76.8RetiredSalim SayeghAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, PalestineAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
55.6AppointedWilliam Charles SkurlaArchbishop of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian), Pennsylvania, USA
20 Jan77.8DiedRobert Fortune SanchezArchbishop Emeritus of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
22 Jan56.9Ordained BishopFrancesco CavinaBishop of Carpi, ItalyBishop Emeritus
61.8InstalledJosé Luis Del Palacio y Pérez-MedelBishop of Callao, PeruBishop Emeritus
23 Jan91.7AppointedJulien RiesTitular Archbishop of BellicastrumCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Antonio di Padova a Circonvallazione Appia
24 Jan75.2RetiredPhilippe Jean Louis BretonBishop of Aire et Dax, FranceBishop Emeritus
52.6AppointedHervé GaschignardBishop of Aire et Dax, FranceBishop Emeritus
25 Jan66.5AppointedJoseph CouttsArchbishop of Karachi, PakistanCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
51.1AppointedPaul Abel Mamba DiattaBishop of Ziguinchor, Senegal
78.0RetiredEvarist PintoArchbishop of Karachi, PakistanArchbishop Emeritus
26 Jan86.2DiedJuan Fremiot Torres OliverBishop Emeritus of Ponce, Puerto Rico
27 Jan50.4AppointedSanto Rocco GangemiApostolic Nuncio to Solomon IslandsApostolic Nuncio to El Salvador
50.4AppointedSanto Rocco GangemiTitular Archbishop of UmbriaticoApostolic Nuncio to El Salvador
50.4AppointedJulio MuratApostolic Nuncio to ZambiaApostolic Nuncio to Cameroun
50.4AppointedJulio MuratTitular Archbishop of OrangeApostolic Nuncio to Cameroun
48.5AppointedLuciano RussoOfficial of the Secretariat of StateApostolic Nuncio to Panama
48.5AppointedLuciano RussoTitular Archbishop of MonteverdeApostolic Nuncio to Panama
44.6Ordained BishopSebastian TuduBishop of Dinajpur, Bangladesh
28 Jan64.1InstalledJan KopiecBishop of Gliwice, Poland
51.3InstalledJohannes Wilhelmus Maria LiesenBishop of Breda, Netherlands
29 Jan59.7InstalledAntónio José da Rocha Couto, S.M.P.Bishop of Lamego, Portugal
83.3DiedGabriel Lawrence SengolBishop Emeritus of Tiruchirapalli, India
30 Jan95.8DiedEladio Acosta Arteaga, C.I.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Santa Fe de Antioquia, Colombia
52.0Ordained BishopJosé Armando Álvarez CanoPrelate of Huautla, Oaxaca, MéxicoBishop of Tampico, Tamaulipas, México
31 Jan90.8DiedEverardus Antonius M. Baaij, S.C.I. †Bishop Emeritus of Aliwal, South Africa
69.2ResignedGerard BernackiAuxiliary Bishop of Katowice, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
88.6DiedAnthony Joseph BevilacquaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
47.7AppointedJozef Hal’koAuxiliary Bishop of Bratislava, Slovakia
47.7AppointedJozef Hal’koTitular Bishop of SerraAuxiliary Bishop of Bratislava, Slovakia
49.4AppointedVincent HarolimanaBishop of Ruhengeri, Rwanda
54.1AppointedFilippo Iannone, O. Carm.Vicegerent of Roma {Rome}, ItalyPresident of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts
54.1AppointedFilippo Iannone, O. Carm.Archbishop (Personal Title)President of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts
56.3AppointedLorenzo LeuzziAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, ItalyBishop of Teramo-Atri, Italy
56.3AppointedLorenzo LeuzziTitular Bishop of AemonaBishop of Teramo-Atri, Italy
58.6AppointedFrancesco MoragliaPatriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
56.3AppointedMatteo Maria ZuppiAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
56.3AppointedMatteo Maria ZuppiTitular Bishop of Villa NovaCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
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