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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Mar64.6DiedJoseph Vũ Duy ThốngBishop of Phan Thiết, Viet Nam
2 Mar48.5AppointedMatthäus KarrerAuxiliary Bishop of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, Germany
48.5AppointedMatthäus KarrerTitular Bishop of TunnunaAuxiliary Bishop of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, Germany
70.7ResignedJohannes KreidlerAuxiliary Bishop of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
4 Mar69.9ResignedJohn Ha Tiong HockArchbishop of Kuching, MalaysiaArchbishop Emeritus
53.8AppointedSimon Peter Poh Hoon SengArchbishop of Kuching, Malaysia
50.1AppointedMario Enrique Quirós QuirósBishop of Cartago, Costa Rica
76.4RetiredJosé Francisco Ulloa RojasBishop of Cartago, Costa RicaBishop Emeritus
6 Mar76.3DiedRudolf Deng MajakBishop of Wau, South Sudan
84.6DiedJames Michael MoynihanBishop Emeritus of Syracuse, New York, USA
7 Mar55.4AppointedMark Steven RivitusoAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
55.4AppointedMark Steven RivitusoTitular Bishop of TuruziAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
87.3DiedTadeusz RybakBishop Emeritus of Legnica, Poland
63.4InstalledOscar Azarcon SolisBishop of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
8 Mar69.3AppointedRoy Edward Campbell, Jr.Auxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
69.3AppointedRoy Edward Campbell, Jr.Titular Bishop of UcresAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
46.3AppointedVicente de Paula Ferreira, C.SS.R.Auxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
46.3AppointedVicente de Paula Ferreira, C.SS.R.Titular Bishop of Castra NovaAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
62.6AppointedManoel Delson Pedreira da Cruz, O.F.M. Cap.Archbishop of Paraíba, Brazil
9 Mar57.4AppointedCharles John BrownApostolic Nuncio to AlbaniaApostolic Nuncio to Philippines
63.9AppointedJosé Luis Retana GozaloBishop of Plasencia, Spain
10 Mar56.5AppointedDaniel Joseph MiehmBishop of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
11 Mar54.9Ordained BishopJosé Antonio Canales MotiñoBishop of Danlí, Honduras
64.7AppointedEnrique Díaz DíazBishop of Irapuato, Guanajuato, México
53.1Ordained BishopAbilio Martínez VareaBishop of Osma-Soria, Spain
75.5RetiredJosé de Jesús Martínez ZepedaBishop of Irapuato, Guanajuato, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
12 Mar94.8DiedLuigi BarbaritoApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
85.4DiedJacques Louis Marie Joseph FiheyBishop Emeritus of Coutances (-Avranches), France
13 Mar89.8DiedEamon CaseyBishop Emeritus of Galway and Kilmacduagh, Ireland
14 Mar55.4AppointedJohn Kim Son-TaeBishop of Jeonju {Chonju, Jeon Ju}, Korea (South)
75.1AppointedThomas Nguyễn Văn TrâmApostolic Administrator of Phan Thiết, Viet NamBishop Emeritus of Bà Rịa, Viet Nam
76.0RetiredVincent Ri Pyung-hoBishop of Jeonju {Chonju, Jeon Ju}, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
16 Mar57.9AppointedSteven Robert BieglerBishop of Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA
60.9AppointedGabriel Edoe Kumordji, S.V.D.Bishop of Keta-Akatsi, Ghana
68.3AppointedJohn Gordon MacWilliam, M. Afr.Bishop of Laghouat, Algeria
76.3RetiredClaude Jean Narcisse Rault, M. Afr.Bishop of Laghouat, AlgeriaBishop Emeritus
17 Mar58.4Ordained BishopJeffrey Robert HainesTitular Bishop of ThagamutaAuxiliary Bishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
75.1RetiredCarlo MazzaBishop of Fidenza, ItalyBishop Emeritus
59.9Ordained BishopJames Thomas (Ty) SchuermanTitular Bishop of GirbaAuxiliary Bishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
61.2AppointedOvidio VezzoliBishop of Fidenza, Italy
18 Mar56.3Ordained BishopOtacilio Francisco Ferreira de LacerdaTitular Bishop of TulanaBishop of Guanhães, Minas Gerais, Brazil
51.2InstalledGiovanni IntiniBishop of Tricarico, Italy
52.1AppointedAndrzej JózwowiczApostolic Nuncio to RwandaApostolic Nuncio to Iran
52.1AppointedAndrzej JózwowiczTitular Archbishop of LauriacumApostolic Nuncio to Iran
48.1AppointedOrlando Olave VillanobaBishop of Tumaco, Colombia
53.4AppointedRobertus RubiyatmokoArchbishop of Semarang, Indonesia
84.8DiedMiloslav VlkCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Praha {Prague}, Czechia
19 Mar64.2InstalledArgemiro de Azevedo, C.M.F.Bishop of Assis, Sao Paulo, Brazil
59.5Ordained BishopDaniele GianottiBishop of Crema, Italy
82.2DiedJohn Jeremiah McRaithBishop Emeritus of Owensboro, Kentucky, USA
20 Mar66.7Ordained BishopMichael Joseph BouletteTitular Bishop of HieronAuxiliary Bishop of San Antonio, Texas, USA
53.9InstalledSimon Peter Poh Hoon SengArchbishop of Kuching, Malaysia
51.8Ordained BishopEdilson Soares NobreBishop of Oeiras, Piaui, Brazil
21 Mar52.5AppointedSantiago De Wit GuzmánApostolic Nuncio to Central African Republic
52.5AppointedSantiago De Wit GuzmánTitular Archbishop of GabalaApostolic Nuncio to Central African Republic
68.8ResignedRómulo Emiliani Sánchez, C.M.F.Auxiliary Bishop of San Pedro Sula, HondurasAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
65.4InstalledFrancisco Ozoria AcostaBishop of Dominican Republic, MilitaryArchbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
22 Mar48.1AppointedCarlos Rômulo Gonçalves e SilvaCoadjutor Bishop of Montenegro, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop
62.2Ordained BishopSamuel Oton Sidin, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Sintang, Indonesia
23 Mar86.0DiedWilliam Henry KeelerCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
47.5AppointedCristián Carlos Roncagliolo PachecoAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Chile
47.5AppointedCristián Carlos Roncagliolo PachecoTitular Bishop of HospitaAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Chile
25 Mar44.9Ordained BishopBertrand Guy Richard Appora-Ngalanibé, O.P.Coadjutor Bishop of Bambari, Central African RepublicBishop
76.0RetiredBéla BalásBishop of Kaposvár, HungaryBishop Emeritus
46.5Ordained BishopPedro Centeno Baquero, S.D.B.Bishop of Kerema, Papua New Guinea
45.6Ordained BishopMichael Miabesue BibiTitular Bishop of AmudarsaBishop of Buéa, Cameroon
48.6Ordained BishopCristiano BodoBishop of Saluzzo, Italy
69.7InstalledJosef De KeselCardinal-Priest of Santi Giovanni e PaoloCardinal, Archbishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
45.7Ordained BishopGeovane Luís da SilvaTitular Bishop of Mons in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
52.5AppointedSantiago De Wit GuzmánApostolic Nuncio to ChadApostolic Nuncio to Central African Republic
66.4Ordained BishopHorst EberleinTitular Bishop of TisediAuxiliary Bishop of Hamburg, Germany
88.8DiedMarcelo Pinto CarvalheiraArchbishop Emeritus of Paraíba, Brazil
60.6AppointedLászló VargaBishop of Kaposvár, Hungary
71.2InstalledMario ZenariCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria delle Grazie alle Fornaci fuori Porta CavalleggeriCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio to Syria
26 Mar53.5InstalledPedro Collar NogueraBishop of San Juan Bautista de las Misiones, Paraguay
28 Mar59.1AppointedKenneth Michael HowellAuxiliary Bishop of Brisbane, Australia
59.1AppointedKenneth Michael HowellTitular Bishop of ThamugadiAuxiliary Bishop of Brisbane, Australia
58.2AppointedSantiago OliveraBishop of Argentina, Military
75.0RetiredJoseph John Oudeman, O.F.M. Cap.Auxiliary Bishop of Brisbane, AustraliaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
60.3AppointedHéctor Luis Zordán, M.SS.CC.Bishop of Gualeguaychú, Argentina
29 Mar54.9AppointedEdivalter AndradeBishop of Floriano, Piaui, Brazil
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