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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Sep75.0RetiredGiacinto BerlocoApostolic Nuncio to BelgiumApostolic Nuncio
75.0RetiredGiacinto BerlocoApostolic Nuncio to LuxembourgApostolic Nuncio
1 Sep62.4SucceededGuglielmo BorghettiBishop of Albenga-Imperia, Italy
69.1CeasedJosef ClemensSecretary of the Pontifical Council for the LaitySecretary Emeritus of the Dicastery for the Laity, the Family and Life
80.5DiedThomas George DoranBishop Emeritus of Rockford, Illinois, USA
73.0DiedFrederick DranduaBishop Emeritus of Arua, Uganda
42.6Ordained BishopMarek ForgáčTitular Bishop of SeleucianaAuxiliary Bishop of Košice, Slovakia
48.9Ordained BishopJosé Libardo Garcés MonsalveBishop of Málaga-Soatá, ColombiaBishop of Cúcuta, Colombia
64.3CeasedJean Clément Marie Gérard Joseph Françoise Georges Laffitte, Comm. l'Emm.Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the FamilySecretary Emeritus of the Dicastery for the Laity, the Family and Life
75.4RetiredRamiro Moliner InglésApostolic Nuncio to AlbaniaApostolic Nuncio
72.6ResignedMario OliveriBishop of Albenga-Imperia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
71.3CeasedVincenzo PagliaPresident of the Pontifical Council for the FamilyPresident of the Pontifical Academy for Life
71.1CeasedStanisław RyłkoPresident of the Pontifical Council for the LaityCardinal, Archpriest of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore {Saint Mary Major Basilica}
61.5AppointedGiuseppe SciaccaSecretary of the Apostolic SignaturaPresident of the Labour Office of the Apostolic See
3 Sep53.6Ordained BishopDomenico BattagliaBishop of Cerreto Sannita-Telese-Sant’Agata de’ Goti, ItalyArchbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
61.1Ordained BishopHenricus Pidyarto Gunawan, O. Carm.Bishop of Malang, Indonesia
49.6Ordained BishopValentine Kalumba, O.M.I.Bishop of Livingstone, Zambia
63.2AppointedMédard Léopold OuédraogoApostolic Administrator of Dédougou, Burkina FasoBishop of Manga, Burkina Faso
52.2Ordained BishopArturo Pablo Ros MurgadasTitular Bishop of UrsonaBishop of Santander, Spain
55.6InstalledFrancesco SirufoArchbishop of Acerenza, Italy
4 Sep48.3InstalledFrancisco de Sales Alencar Batista, O. Carm.Bishop of Cajazeiras, Paraiba, BrazilBishop of Mossoró, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
54.2Ordained BishopDidier Norman Raymond BerthetBishop of Saint-Dié, France
5 Sep34.9AppointedAnthony Onyemuche EkpoOfficial of the Secretariat of StateUnder Secretary of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
7 Sep50.9SucceededCarlos Alberto Breis Pereira, O.F.M.Bishop of Juazeiro, Bahia, BrazilArchbishop of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
75.0RetiredJosé Geraldo da Cruz, A.A. †Bishop of Juazeiro, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
52.9SucceededPeter Shao ZhuminBishop of Yongjia/Wenzhou [Yungkia], China
88.7DiedVincent Zhu WeifangBishop Emeritus of Yongjia/Wenzhou [Yungkia], China
8 Sep59.9Ordained BishopBhagyaiah ChinnabathiniBishop of Guntur, India
90.0DiedAntonio NuzziBishop Emeritus of Teramo-Atri, Italy
68.6AppointedJavier Salinas ViñalsAuxiliary Bishop of Valencia, SpainAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
68.6AppointedJavier Salinas ViñalsTitular Bishop of Forum ClodiiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Valencia, Spain
68.6AppointedSebastián Taltavull AngladaApostolic Administrator of Mallorca, SpainBishop
66.7Ordained BishopCarmel ZammitBishop of Gibraltar
9 Sep54.3Ordained BishopDenis Jean-Marie JachietTitular Bishop of Tigisi in NumidiaBishop of Belfort-Montbéliard, France
69.2SucceededFrancisco Mendoza de LeonBishop of Antipolo, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
75.0RetiredGabriel Villaruz ReyesBishop of Antipolo, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
50.8Ordained BishopThibault VernyTitular Bishop of LamzellaArchbishop of Chambéry (-Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne-Tarentaise), France
10 Sep58.7InstalledChristopher Michael Cardone, O.P.Archbishop of Honiara, Solomon Islands
77.9AppointedRafael Leónidas Felipe y NúñezApostolic Administrator of San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican RepublicBishop Emeritus of Barahona, Dominican Republic
64.9InstalledFrancisco Ozoria AcostaArchbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
51.3Ordained BishopPierbattista Pizzaballa, O.F.M.Titular Archbishop of VerbeCardinal, Patriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
11 Sep50.7Ordained BishopGianmarco BuscaBishop of Mantova, Italy
48.5Ordained BishopEmmanuel Marie Anne Alain GobilliardTitular Bishop of CarpentrasBishop of Digne (-Riez-Sisteron), France
12 Sep74.7ResignedGerard Joseph HannaBishop of Wagga Wagga, AustraliaBishop Emeritus
64.7Ordained BishopRobert Michael Kasun, C.S.B.Titular Bishop of LavellumAuxiliary Bishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
62.8AppointedChristopher Charles ProwseApostolic Administrator of Wagga Wagga, AustraliaArchbishop of Canberra and Goulburn, Australia
92.1DiedArquimínio Rodrigues da CostaBishop Emeritus of Macau, China
16 Sep69.3InstalledGaétan Proulx, O.S.M.Bishop of Gaspé, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
97.4DiedHovhannes TcholakianArchbishop Emeritus of Istanbul (Armenian), Turkey
17 Sep85.7DiedCarmelo Dominador Flores MorelosArchbishop Emeritus of Zamboanga, Philippines
18 Sep55.4Ordained BishopGeorg BätzingBishop of Limburg, Germany
77.4CeasedManfred GrotheApostolic Administrator of Limburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Paderborn, Germany
19 Sep56.0AppointedOscar Eduardo MiñarroAuxiliary Bishop of Merlo-Moreno, Argentina
56.0AppointedOscar Eduardo MiñarroTitular Bishop of AntiumAuxiliary Bishop of Merlo-Moreno, Argentina
54.3Ordained BishopAlexis Mitsuru Shirahama, P.S.S.Bishop of Hiroshima, Japan
20 Sep95.7DiedJean-Berchmans-Marcel-Yves-Marie-Bernard Chabbert, O.F.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Perpignan-Elne, France
104.1DiedPeter Leo GeretyArchbishop Emeritus of Newark, New Jersey, USA
57.8AppointedFrançois Michel Pierre KalistArchbishop of Clermont, France
21 Sep75.0RetiredHéctor Sabatino CardelliBishop of San Nicolás de los Arroyos, ArgentinaBishop Emeritus
62.4AppointedHugo Norberto SantiagoBishop of San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Argentina
66.0AppointedDavid Prescott TalleyCoadjutor Bishop of Alexandria, Louisiana, USABishop of Memphis, Tennessee, USA
50.1AppointedKurian Mathew VayalunkalApostolic Nuncio to Solomon IslandsApostolic Nuncio to Algeria
22 Sep58.2DiedGeorges FonghoroBishop of Mopti, Mali
51.1AppointedEugenio Andrés Lira RugarcíaBishop of Matamoros, Tamaulipas, México
23 Sep54.3AppointedHelmut Karl DieserBishop of Aachen, Germany
77.4DiedHerman Joseph Sahadat Pandoyoputro, O. Carm. †Bishop Emeritus of Malang, Indonesia
24 Sep63.5CeasedRalph Heskett, C.SS.R.Apostolic Administrator of GibraltarBishop of Hallam, England, Great Britain
53.3Ordained BishopRoger Houngbédji, O.P.Archbishop of Cotonou, Benin
66.7InstalledCarmel ZammitBishop of Gibraltar
25 Sep49.6Ordained BishopFintan MonahanBishop of Killaloe, Ireland
81.4DiedAnthony Xu JiweiBishop of Linhai [Taichow], ChinaBishop Emeritus
27 Sep62.3AppointedRobert Milner CoerverBishop of Lubbock, Texas, USA
75.9RetiredPlácido Rodríguez, C.M.F.Bishop of Lubbock, Texas, USABishop Emeritus
47.3AppointedNersès (Joseph) Zabarian (Zabbara)Administrator of Baghdad (Armenian), IraqArchbishop
28 Sep75.5RetiredDavid Dias PimentelBishop of São João da Boa Vista, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
58.8AppointedAntônio Emídio Vilar, S.D.B.Bishop of São João da Boa Vista, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop of São José do Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
29 Sep40.1AppointedHugh David Renwick Turnbull Allan, O. Praem.Apostolic Administrator of Falkland Islands o Malvinas
40.1AppointedHugh David Renwick Turnbull Allan, O. Praem.Superior of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da CunhaApostolic Administrator of Falkland Islands o Malvinas
77.0RetiredMichael Bernard McPartland, S.M.A. †Prefect of Falkland Islands o MalvinasPrefect Emeritus
77.0RetiredMichael Bernard McPartland, S.M.A. †Superior of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da CunhaPrefect Emeritus of Falkland Islands o Malvinas
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