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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Aug74.2AppointedJanez Mihelčič, S.J.Apostolic Administrator of KyrgyzstanApostolic Administrator Emeritus
2 Aug75.5RetiredPaul Dahdah, O.C.D.Vicar Apostolic of Beirut {Bairut}, LebanonVicar Apostolic Emeritus
54.1AppointedCésar Essayan, O.F.M. Conv.Vicar Apostolic of Beirut {Bairut}, Lebanon
54.1AppointedCésar Essayan, O.F.M. Conv.Titular Bishop of MareotesVicar Apostolic of Beirut {Bairut}, Lebanon
92.1DiedJames Martin HayesArchbishop Emeritus of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
89.2DiedFranciszek Antoni MacharskiCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Kraków {Cracow}, Poland
3 Aug66.7DiedMansueto BianchiBishop Emeritus of Pistoia, Italy
47.3Ordained BishopJoseph Naffah (Nafaa)Titular Bishop of AradusAuxiliary Bishop of Joubbé, Sarba e Jounieh (Maronite), Lebanon
4 Aug58.8Ordained BishopJoseph Đỗ Mạnh HùngTitular Bishop of LiberaliaBishop of Phan Thiết, Viet Nam
5 Aug89.1DiedLeovigildo López Fitoria, C.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Granada, Nicaragua
91.6DiedSalvador Quizon QuizonAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Lipa, Philippines
6 Aug50.5Ordained BishopCarlos Alfredo Cabezas MendozaBishop of Punto Fijo, VenezuelaBishop of Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela
49.0InstalledPaulo Cezar CostaBishop of São Carlos, Sao Paulo, BrazilCardinal, Archbishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
60.1CeasedAirton José dos SantosApostolic Administrator of São Carlos, Sao Paulo, BrazilArchbishop of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil
52.7AppointedRamiro Alejandro Herrera HerreraAdministrator of Babahoyo, EcuadorAuxiliary Bishop of Portoviejo, Ecuador
82.7DiedErcole LupinacciBishop Emeritus of Lungro degli Italo-Albanesi (Italo-Albanese), Italy
63.9AppointedSalvatore PennacchioApostolic Nuncio to PolandPresident of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy
57.3Ordained BishopEvaristo Pascoal Spengler, O.F.M.Prelate of Marajó, Para, BrazilBishop of Roraima, Brazil
8 Aug82.6DiedEdward Kevin DalyBishop Emeritus of Derry, Ireland
9 Aug76.4DiedMiguel José Asurmendi Aramendia, S.D.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Vitoria, Spain
10 Aug79.6DiedEmile Aiti Waro Leru’aBishop Emeritus of Isiro-Niangara, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
82.3DiedFrancesco SgalambroBishop Emeritus of Cefalù, Italy
13 Aug47.1Ordained BishopMoacir Silva ArantesTitular Bishop of Tituli in NumidiaBishop of Barreiras, Bahia, Brazil
14 Aug48.3Ordained BishopFrancisco de Sales Alencar Batista, O. Carm.Bishop of Cajazeiras, Paraiba, BrazilBishop of Mossoró, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
50.5InstalledCarlos Alfredo Cabezas MendozaBishop of Punto Fijo, VenezuelaBishop of Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela
81.6DiedRaphael Cheenath, S.V.D. †Archbishop Emeritus of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar, India
44.6Ordained BishopRyan Pagente JimenezBishop of Chalan Kanoa, Northern Mariana Islands, Pacific (Oceania)Archbishop of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania)
76.6CeasedRoberto Lückert LeónApostolic Administrator of Punto Fijo, VenezuelaArchbishop Emeritus of Coro, Venezuela
15 Aug78.8RetiredIgnacio Carrasco de PaulaPresident of the Pontifical Academy for LifePresident Emeritus
59.8InstalledJosé Daniel Falla RoblesBishop of Soacha, Colombia
68.9AppointedKevin Joseph FarrellCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Laity, the Family and Life
71.3AppointedVincenzo PagliaPresident of the Pontifical Academy for Life
16 Aug88.1DiedJorge García Isaza, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Tierradentro, Colombia
74.4DiedRichard Stephen SeminackBishop of Saint Nicholas of Chicago (Ukrainian), Illinois, USA
17 Aug64.6AppointedJesús María Cizaurre Berdonces, O.A.R.Bishop of Bragança do Pará, BrazilBishop Emeritus
75.5RetiredLuigi FerrandoBishop of Bragança do Pará, BrazilBishop Emeritus
18 Aug69.4Ordained BishopEdward Michael DelimanTitular Bishop of SufesAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
102.3DiedJan van Cauwelaert, C.I.C.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Inongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
19 Aug69.6DiedJudes BicabaBishop of Dédougou, Burkina Faso
20 Aug63.7AppointedGoetbé Edmond DjitangarArchbishop of N’Djaména, Chad
48.7Ordained BishopDariusz Piotr Kałuża, M.S.F.Bishop of Goroka, Papua New GuineaBishop of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea
55.6Ordained BishopFrancesco SirufoArchbishop of Acerenza, Italy
50.0Ordained BishopOswaldo Patricio Vintimilla CabreraBishop of Azogues, Ecuador
22 Aug53.7AppointedMichael Wallace BanachApostolic Nuncio to Guinea-BissauApostolic Nuncio to Hungary
86.0DiedGirolamo GrilloBishop Emeritus of Civitavecchia-Tarquinia, Italy
56.3Ordained BishopJose Elmer Imas MangalinaoTitular Bishop of UrusiBishop of Bayombong, Philippines
23 Aug61.6AppointedMartin David HolleyBishop of Memphis, Tennessee, USABishop Emeritus
76.2RetiredJames Terry Steib, S.V.D.Bishop of Memphis, Tennessee, USABishop Emeritus
88.3DiedAntônio Eliseu Zuqueto, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Teixeira de Freitas-Caravelas, Bahia, Brazil
24 Aug52.1Ordained BishopMark William O’ConnellTitular Bishop of GigthiAuxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
49.8Ordained BishopAnthony RandazzoTitular Bishop of QuizaBishop of Broken Bay, Australia
57.2Ordained BishopRobert Philip ReedTitular Bishop of SufarAuxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
75.5RetiredAlfredo SchäfflerBishop of Parnaíba, Piaui, BrazilBishop Emeritus
55.1SucceededJuarez Sousa Da SilvaBishop of Parnaíba, Piaui, BrazilArchbishop of Teresina, Piaui, Brazil
45.4Ordained BishopRichard James UmbersTitular Bishop of ThalaAuxiliary Bishop of Sydney, Australia
25 Aug59.4Ordained BishopJoseph Phuong NguyenBishop of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
61.4AppointedJorge Humberto Rodríguez-NoveloAuxiliary Bishop of Denver, Colorado, USA
61.4AppointedJorge Humberto Rodríguez-NoveloTitular Bishop of AzuraAuxiliary Bishop of Denver, Colorado, USA
26 Aug80.9DiedGabriel Kembo MamputuBishop Emeritus of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
27 Aug53.8Ordained BishopPaul Horan, O. Carm.Bishop of Mutare, Zimbabwe
64.5Ordained BishopJohn Alphonsus Ryan, S.P.S.Bishop of Mzuzu, Malawi
57.4InstalledEvaristo Pascoal Spengler, O.F.M.Prelate of Marajó, Para, BrazilBishop of Roraima, Brazil
53.3Ordained BishopDucange Sylvain, S.D.B. †Titular Bishop of NovaeAuxiliary Bishop of Port-au-Prince, Haïti
64.0InstalledHeinrich TimmereversBishop of Dresden-Meißen (Meissen), Germany
31 Aug61.5AppointedJorge Eduardo LozanoCoadjutor Archbishop of San Juan de Cuyo, ArgentinaArchbishop
67.8AppointedPeter Kodwo Appiah TurksonPrefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human DevelopmentCardinal, Chancellor of the Roman Curia - Other
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