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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
3 Aug42.1Ordained BishopGabriel Narciso Escobar Ayala, S.D.B.Titular Bishop of MediaVicar Apostolic of Chaco Paraguayo, Paraguay
49.6AppointedKonrad KrajewskiAlmoner of the Office of Papal CharitiesCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Service of Charity
49.6AppointedKonrad KrajewskiTitular Archbishop of BeneventumCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Service of Charity
56.4Ordained BishopZolile Peter Mpambani, S.C.I.Bishop of Kokstad, South AfricaArchbishop of Bloemfontein, South Africa
61.6AppointedGuido PozzoSecretary of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”Secretary Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
4 Aug50.1Ordained BishopDenis NultyBishop of Kildare and Leighlin, Ireland
89.2DiedCharles-Omer ValoisBishop Emeritus of Saint-Jérôme, Québec, Canada
5 Aug97.0DiedJaime Luiz CoelhoArchbishop Emeritus of Maringá, Parana, Brazil
7 Aug90.3DiedLuís Gonzaga Ferreira da Silva, S.J. †Bishop Emeritus of Lichinga, Mozambique
8 Aug87.3DiedJohannes Willem Maria Bluyssen (Bluijssen)Bishop Emeritus of ’s-Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), Netherlands
66.7ResignedLouis Albert Joseph Roger SankaléBishop of Nice, FranceBishop Emeritus
90.0DiedLéon Aimé Taverdet, F.M.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Langres, France
75.6AppointedGuy Marie Alexandre ThomazeauApostolic Administrator of Nice, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Montpellier (-Lodève-Béziers-Agde-Saint-Pons-de-Thomières), France
9 Aug42.1InstalledGabriel Narciso Escobar Ayala, S.D.B.Vicar Apostolic of Chaco Paraguayo, Paraguay
10 Aug59.3CeasedGuglielmo BorghettiApostolic Administrator of Grosseto, ItalyBishop of Albenga-Imperia, Italy
67.6InstalledRodolfo Cetoloni, O.F.M.Bishop of Grosseto, ItalyBishop Emeritus
64.0Ordained BishopNoel Antonio Londoño Buitrago, C.SS.R.Bishop of Jericó, Colombia
87.5DiedJoaquim Rufino do RêgoBishop Emeritus of Parnaíba, Piaui, Brazil
52.0Ordained BishopLionginas Virbalas, S.J.Bishop of Panevėžys, LithuaniaArchbishop Emeritus of Kaunas, Lithuania
11 Aug65.0RetiredVincenzo PelviArchbishop of Italy, MilitaryArchbishop Emeritus of Foggia-Bovino, Italy
12 Aug99.6DiedMatthew Farrelly, C.S.Sp. †Superior Emeritus of Gambia
83.3DiedFrancis Joseph GossmanBishop Emeritus of Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
13 Aug54.1Ordained BishopVarghese Thottamkara, C.M.Titular Bishop of ChulluBishop of Balasore, India
14 Aug89.5DiedRené Fernández ApazaArchbishop Emeritus of Cochabamba, Bolivia
15 Aug48.5Ordained BishopPedro Alberto Bustamante LópezPrelate of Sicuani, PeruBishop of Sicuani, Peru
67.6AppointedIbrahim Salameh, S.M.S.P.Apostolic Exarch of Argentina (Melkite Greek)Apostolic Exarch Emeritus
67.6AppointedIbrahim Salameh, S.M.S.P.Titular Bishop of Palmyra dei Greco-MelkitiApostolic Exarch Emeritus of Argentina (Melkite Greek)
16 Aug73.6DiedCarlos Prada SanmiguelBishop Emeritus of Duitama-Sogamoso, Colombia
17 Aug48.6InstalledPedro Alberto Bustamante LópezPrelate of Sicuani, PeruBishop of Sicuani, Peru
74.9DiedJoseph Hoàng Văn Tiệm, S.D.B. †Bishop of Bùi Chu, Viet Nam
72.6DiedThomas Nguyễn Văn TânBishop of Vĩnh Long, Viet Nam
58.1AppointedJean-Marie Antoine Joseph SpeichApostolic Nuncio to GhanaApostolic Nuncio to Slovenia
58.1AppointedJean-Marie Antoine Joseph SpeichTitular Archbishop of SulciApostolic Nuncio to Slovenia
58.7SucceededThomas Vũ Ðình HiệuBishop of Bùi Chu, Viet Nam
19 Aug83.2DiedWilliam Dermott Molloy McDermottBishop Emeritus of Huancavélica, Peru
49.4Ordained BishopGustavo Óscar ZanchettaBishop of Orán, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
21 Aug65.0ResignedJózef WesołowskiApostolic Nuncio to Dominican RepublicApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
65.0ResignedJózef WesołowskiApostolic Delegate to Puerto RicoApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Dominican Republic
22 Aug65.7Ordained BishopPeter Hugh Brown, C.SS.R.Bishop of Samoa-Pago Pago, American Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop Emeritus
23 Aug47.9Ordained BishopAndrew Nkea FuanyaCoadjutor Bishop of Mamfe, CameroonArchbishop of Bamenda, Cameroon
52.3AppointedJose PuthenveettilAuxiliary Bishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabar), IndiaAuxiliary Bishop of Faridabad (Syro-Malabar), India
52.3AppointedJose PuthenveettilTitular Bishop of RusubbicariAuxiliary Bishop of Faridabad (Syro-Malabar), India
24 Aug57.6Ordained BishopLuiz Fernando Lisboa, C.P.Bishop of Pemba, MozambiqueBishop of Cachoeiro do Itapemirim, Espirito Santo, Brazil
64.0InstalledNoel Antonio Londoño Buitrago, C.SS.R.Bishop of Jericó, Colombia
58.5AppointedGiuseppe SciaccaAdjunct Secretary of the Apostolic SignaturaPresident of the Labour Office of the Apostolic See
73.0DiedFilippo StrofaldiBishop Emeritus of Ischia, Italy
25 Aug67.6Ordained BishopNicolas Antiba, B.A.Archbishop of Bosra e Haūrān (Melkite Greek), SyriaPatriarchal Vicar of Damas (Melkite Greek), Syria
49.6InstalledSergio Osvaldo BuenanuevaBishop of San Francisco, Argentina
79.0DiedDomenico CruscoBishop Emeritus of San Marco Argentano-Scalea, Italy
49.7Ordained BishopLuzizila KialaBishop of Sumbe, AngolaArchbishop of Malanje, Angola
48.8Ordained BishopBienvenu Manamika BafouakouahouBishop of Dolisie, CongoArchbishop of Brazzaville, Congo
29 Aug81.9DiedMedardo Joseph MazombweCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Lusaka, Zambia
58.3InstalledJosé Rafael Quirós QuirósArchbishop of San José de Costa Rica
30 Aug55.7AppointedJosé Luis Azuaje AyalaBishop of Barinas, VenezuelaArchbishop of Maracaibo, Venezuela
76.6RetiredRamón Antonio Linares SandovalBishop of Barinas, VenezuelaBishop Emeritus
60.2InstalledJán OroschArchbishop of Trnava, Slovakia
68.4AppointedFernando Vérgez Alzaga, L.C.Secretary General of the Governatorate of Vatican City StateCardinal, President of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State
31 Aug75.5DiedWilliam John BrennanBishop Emeritus of Wagga Wagga, Australia
59.6InstalledEugenio ScarpelliniBishop of El Alto, Bolivia
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