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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Aug63.0AppointedPaul Bernard Bird, C.SS.R.Bishop of Ballarat, Australia
75.4RetiredPeter Joseph ConnorsBishop of Ballarat, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
58.4AppointedTarcísio Nascentes dos SantosBishop of Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
83.7DiedRiccardo RuotoloAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Manfredonia-Vieste-San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
2 Aug60.8AppointedSigifredo Noriega BarcelóBishop of Zacatecas, México
3 Aug55.4Ordained BishopJosé Gislon, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Erexim, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop of Caxias do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
4 Aug43.7Ordained BishopElkin Fernando Álvarez BoteroTitular Bishop of Gemellae in NumidiaBishop of Santa Rosa de Osos, Colombia
48.6Ordained BishopConstantino Barrera MoralesBishop of Sonsonate, El Salvador
51.1CeasedFabio Reynaldo Colindres AbarcaApostolic Administrator of Sonsonate, El SalvadorBishop of San Miguel, El Salvador
46.1Ordained BishopJeremias Antônio de JesusBishop of Guanhães, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
53.1InstalledAlfred Adewale MartinsArchbishop of Lagos, Nigeria
75.5RetiredPaolo De NicolòOfficial of the Prefecture of the Papal HouseholdOfficial Emeritus
62.7AppointedPaul Tschang In-NamApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
62.7AppointedPaul Tschang In-NamApostolic Nuncio to CambodiaApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
62.7AppointedPaul Tschang In-NamApostolic Delegate to MyanmarApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
62.7AppointedPaul Tschang In-NamApostolic Delegate to LaosApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
6 Aug57.7InstalledCésar Daniel FernándezBishop of Jujuy, Argentina
8 Aug58.0AppointedManoel Delson Pedreira da Cruz, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Campina Grande, Paraiba, BrazilArchbishop of Paraíba, Brazil
9 Aug75.5RetiredAlbert-Marie Joseph Cyrille de Monléon, O.P. †Bishop of Meaux, FranceBishop Emeritus
68.2AppointedJoji GovinduApostolic Administrator of Vijayawada, IndiaBishop Emeritus of Nalgonda, India
54.8AppointedJean-Yves André Michel NahmiasBishop of Meaux, France
10 Aug66.3InstalledRichard Joseph MaloneBishop of Buffalo, New York, USABishop Emeritus
11 Aug59.1Ordained BishopMédard Léopold OuédraogoTitular Bishop of SutunurcaAuxiliary Bishop of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
57.3InstalledMarian RojekBishop of Zamość-Lubaczów, Poland
12 Aug56.2Ordained BishopAntónio Manuel Moiteiro RamosTitular Bishop of CabarsussiBishop of Aveiro, Portugal
46.4Ordained BishopZeferino Zeca Martins, S.V.D.Titular Bishop of TanaramusaArchbishop of Huambo, Angola
13 Aug97.4DiedHervé-Maria Le Cléac’h, SS.CC. †Bishop Emeritus of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)
17 Aug75.0RetiredPaul Henry WalshAuxiliary Bishop of Rockville Centre, New York, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
18 Aug45.9Ordained BishopSérgio de Deus BorgesTitular Bishop of GergisBishop of Foz do Iguaçu, Parana, Brazil
75.4RetiredAntonio FrancoApostolic Nuncio to IsraelApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
75.4RetiredAntonio FrancoApostolic Nuncio to CyprusApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
75.4RetiredAntonio FrancoApostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and PalestineApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
70.2AppointedGiuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Nuncio to IsraelApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
70.2AppointedGiuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and PalestineApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
72.1AppointedFrançois Xavier Lê Văn HồngArchbishop of Huế, Viet NamArchbishop Emeritus
76.7RetiredÉtienne Nguyễn Như ThểArchbishop of Huế, Viet NamArchbishop Emeritus
19 Aug46.2InstalledJeremias Antônio de JesusBishop of Guanhães, Minas Gerais, BrazilBishop Emeritus
20 Aug60.7Ordained BishopSebastian FrancisBishop of Penang, Malaysia
21 Aug89.7DiedPaul Bassim, O.C.D. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Beirut {Bairut}, Lebanon
22 Aug74.4DiedJosé Foralosso, S.D.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Marabá, Para, Brazil
88.7DiedPaul Shan Kuo-hsi, S.J. †Cardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
91.2DiedAndrás József Szennay, O.S.B. †Abbot Emeritus of Pannonhalma, Hungary
23 Aug96.9DiedPaul Ch’eng Shih-kuangBishop Emeritus of Tainan, Taiwan
24 Aug44.3AppointedGeorge Rajendran Kuttinadar, S.D.B.Bishop of Thuckalay (Syro-Malabar), India
49.1AppointedJacob MurickenAuxiliary Bishop of Palai (Syro-Malabar), India
49.1AppointedJacob MurickenTitular Bishop of ThinisAuxiliary Bishop of Palai (Syro-Malabar), India
25 Aug92.2DiedAurélio Granada EscudeiroBishop Emeritus of Angra, Portugal
86.0DiedEduardo KoaikBishop Emeritus of Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
26 Aug51.7Ordained BishopBorys Andrij GudziakTitular Bishop of CarcabiaArchbishop of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USA
27 Aug67.4DiedLouis Ncamiso Ndlovu, O.S.M. †Bishop of Manzini, eSwatini
28 Aug93.8DiedMaffeo Giovanni DucoliBishop Emeritus of Belluno-Feltre, Italy
55.4DiedWilliam Pascal KikotiBishop of Mpanda, Tanzania
29 Aug76.1RetiredLuis Sáinz Hinojosa, O.F.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Cochabamba, BoliviaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
64.8InstalledValéry VienneauArchbishop of Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
30 Aug73.4ResignedJoseph Louis Jean BoishuAuxiliary Bishop of Reims, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
61.6Ordained BishopMaroun Nasser GemayelBishop of Notre-Dame du Liban de Paris (Maronite), France
70.2AppointedGiuseppe LazzarottoApostolic Nuncio to CyprusApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Israel
31 Aug91.0DiedLucas Luis Dónnelly Carey, O. de M. †Prelate Emeritus of Deán Funes, Argentina
85.5DiedCarlo Maria Martini, S.J. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Milano {Milan}, Italy
75.0RetiredMichel François PollienAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
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