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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
3 Sep63.4InstalledVictor de la Cruz OcampoBishop of Gumaca, Philippines
4 Sep53.1Ordained BishopGeorge Bugeja, O.F.M.Titular Bishop of San LeoneVicar Apostolic of Tripoli, Libya
49.5Ordained BishopOscar Jaime Llaneta FlorencioTitular Bishop of LestronaBishop of Philippines, Military
5 Sep65.8CeasedJosep Maria Abella Batlle, C.M.F.Superior General of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of MaryBishop of Fukuoka, Japan
52.9Ordained BishopPaul Abdel SaterTitular Bishop of Ptolemais in Phoenicia dei MaronitiArchbishop of Beirut {Bairut} (Maronite), Lebanon
54.3AppointedKévork Assadourian, I.C.P.B.Titular Bishop of Amida degli ArmeniPatriarchal Exarch of Damas (Armenian), Syria
54.3ConfirmedKévork Assadourian, I.C.P.B.Auxiliary Bishop of Beirut {Bairut} (Armenian), LebanonPatriarchal Exarch of Damas (Armenian), Syria
75.6RetiredDiego CauseroApostolic Nuncio to SwitzerlandApostolic Nuncio
75.6RetiredDiego CauseroApostolic Nuncio to LiechtensteinApostolic Nuncio
48.8SucceededPascal Chang-Soi, SS.CC.Bishop of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)
77.2RetiredGuy André Dominique Marie Chevalier, SS.CC.Bishop of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)Bishop Emeritus
62.6InstalledJean-Pierre Edmond Cottanceau, SS.CC.Apostolic Administrator of Papeete, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)Archbishop
65.0AppointedThomas Edward GullicksonApostolic Nuncio to SwitzerlandApostolic Nuncio
65.0AppointedThomas Edward GullicksonApostolic Nuncio to LiechtensteinApostolic Nuncio
52.2Ordained BishopDomenico PompiliBishop of Rieti (-S. Salvatore Maggiore), ItalyBishop of Verona, Italy
80.8DiedPeter Alfred Sutton, O.M.I. †Archbishop Emeritus of Keewatin-Le Pas, Manitoba, Canada
8 Sep55.8Ordained BishopRobert Emmet BarronTitular Bishop of Macriana in MauretaniaBishop of Winona-Rochester, Minnesota, USA
61.4Ordained BishopJoseph Vincent BrennanTitular Bishop of TrofimianaBishop of Fresno, California, USA
75.2RetiredGilles LussierBishop of Joliette, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
62.0Ordained BishopDavid Gerard O’ConnellTitular Bishop of Cell AusailleAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USA
57.3AppointedRaymond PoissonBishop of Joliette, Québec, CanadaBishop of Saint-Jérôme - Mont-Laurier, Québec, Canada
10 Sep49.0Ordained BishopJohn Moon Hee JongTitular Bishop of MutiaAuxiliary Bishop of Suwon, Korea (South)
12 Sep58.4Ordained BishopJean-Louis Marie BalsaBishop of Viviers, FranceArchbishop of Albi (-Castres-Lavaur), France
55.1Ordained BishopErio CastellucciArchbishop of Modena-Nonantola, Italy
62.9InstalledThomas Ignatius MacwanArchbishop of Gandhinagar, India
13 Sep55.1InstalledErio CastellucciArchbishop of Modena-Nonantola, Italy
52.5Ordained BishopCorrado MelisBishop of Ozieri, Italy
64.9InstalledJoaquín Hermes Robledo RomeroBishop of San Lorenzo, Paraguay
70.4CeasedSebastiano SanguinettiApostolic Administrator of Ozieri, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Tempio-Ampurias, Italy
14 Sep61.6AppointedAngelo De DonatisAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, ItalyCardinal, Major Penitentiary of the Apostolic Penitentiary
61.6AppointedAngelo De DonatisTitular Bishop of MotulaCardinal, Major Penitentiary of the Apostolic Penitentiary
15 Sep55.9AppointedJames Vann Johnston, Jr.Bishop of Kansas City-Saint Joseph, Missouri, USA
49.7Ordained BishopJoseph KodakallilBishop of Satna (Syro-Malabar), India
16 Sep75.1RetiredJosé Gonzalez AlonsoBishop of Cajazeiras, Paraiba, BrazilBishop Emeritus
73.3RetiredAntonio SozzoApostolic Nuncio to MoroccoApostolic Nuncio
17 Sep85.6DiedBruno TommasiArchbishop Emeritus of Lucca, Italy
18 Sep69.7ResignedPierre BürcherBishop of Reykjavik, IcelandBishop Emeritus
40.8Ordained DeaconClément Herizo Rakotoasimbola, M.S.Deacon of Missionaries of Our Lady of La SaletteBishop-Elect of Maintirano, Madagascar
52.3AppointedDavid Bartimej Tencer, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Reykjavik, Iceland
19 Sep75.1RetiredPaweł CieślikAuxiliary Bishop of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
178.2BeatifiedBl. Pio Alberto del Corona, O.P. †Bishop Emeritus of San Miniato, Italy
87.5DiedGeorg EderArchbishop Emeritus of Salzburg, Austria
59.8Ordained BishopJose KalluvelilTitular Bishop of TabaltaBishop of Mississauga (Syro-Malabar)
61.2InstalledHeiner KochArchbishop of Berlin, Germany
20 Sep48.5Ordained BishopUdo Markus BentzTitular Bishop of SitaArchbishop of Paderborn, Germany
75.4DiedGiovanni De VivoBishop of Pescia, Italy
67.3InstalledSalvador Giménez VallsBishop of Lleida, Spain
21 Sep75.7RetiredNándor BosákBishop of Debrecen-Nyíregyháza, HungaryBishop Emeritus
84.9DiedRaphael Michael FlissBishop Emeritus of Superior, Wisconsin, USA
51.5AppointedFerenc PalánkiBishop of Debrecen-Nyíregyháza, Hungary
23 Sep51.7SucceededTeodoro Mendes Tavares, C.S.Sp.Bishop of Ponta de Pedras, Para, Brazil
75.0RetiredAlessio Saccardo, S.J.Bishop of Ponta de Pedras, Para, BrazilBishop Emeritus
24 Sep76.3RetiredAntonio Arregui YarzaArchbishop of Guayaquil, EcuadorArchbishop Emeritus
59.9AppointedLuis Gerardo Cabrera Herrera, O.F.M.Archbishop of Guayaquil, Ecuador
57.4SucceededAdolfo Ramón CanecínBishop of Goya, Argentina
75.0RetiredRicardo Oscar FaiferBishop of Goya, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
73.4ResignedGiacomo LanzettiBishop of Alba (Pompea), ItalyBishop Emeritus
63.6ResignedCalogero La Piana, S.D.B.Archbishop of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
52.4Ordained BishopSimon Peter Poh Hoon SengTitular Bishop of SfasferiaArchbishop of Kuching, Malaysia
72.4AppointedFrancesco Guido RavinaleApostolic Administrator of Alba (Pompea), ItalyBishop Emeritus of Asti, Italy
25 Sep73.5DiedCarlos Anibal Altamirano ArgüelloBishop of Azogues, Ecuador
79.1DiedClaudio BagginiBishop Emeritus of Vigevano, Italy
56.7CeasedJosafá Menezes da SilvaApostolic Administrator of Bom Jesus da Lapa, Bahia, BrazilArchbishop of Aracajú, Sergipe, Brazil
53.8InstalledJoăo Santos CardosoBishop of Bom Jesus da Lapa, Bahia, BrazilArchbishop of Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
54.2AppointedJuarez Sousa Da SilvaApostolic Administrator of Săo Raimundo Nonato, Piaui, BrazilArchbishop of Teresina, Piaui, Brazil
26 Sep54.6AppointedPaolo Rocco GualtieriApostolic Nuncio to SeychellesApostolic Nuncio to Peru
60.0AppointedRobert Francis Prevost, O.S.A.Bishop of Chiclayo, PeruCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for Bishops
56.2AppointedAntonino RaspantiApostolic Administrator of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, ItalyBishop of Acireale, Italy
50.6AppointedZbigniew Jan ZielińskiAuxiliary Bishop of Gdańsk, PolandBishop of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, Poland
50.6AppointedZbigniew Jan ZielińskiTitular Bishop of MedeliBishop of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, Poland
27 Sep60.6Ordained BishopClaudio CipollaBishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
63.8SucceededZbigniew Tadeusz Kusy, O.F.M. †Bishop of Kaga-Bandoro, Central African Republic
56.2Ordained BishopDominicus (Michael) Meier, O.S.B.Titular Bishop of Castro di SardegnaBishop of Osnabrück, Germany
74.8RetiredAlbert Vanbuel, S.D.B.Bishop of Kaga-Bandoro, Central African RepublicBishop Emeritus
29 Sep59.6AppointedJoăo Evangelista Pimentel LavradorCoadjutor Bishop of Angra, PortugalBishop of Viana do Castelo, Portugal
55.1AppointedHugo Alberto Torres MarínBishop of Apartadó, ColombiaArchbishop of Santa Fe de Antioquia, Colombia
30 Sep70.9RetiredOrlando AntoniniApostolic Nuncio to SerbiaApostolic Nuncio
75.4RetiredIrineu Danelón, S.D.B.Bishop of Lins, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
60.0AppointedFrancisco Carlos da SilvaBishop of Lins, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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