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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Apr48.0AppointedCalixto Paulino Esono Abaga ObonoBishop of Evinayong, Equatorial Guinea
82.1DiedAntonio CilibertiArchbishop Emeritus of Catanzaro-Squillace, Italy
48.1AppointedJuan Domingo-Beka Esono Ayang, C.M.F.Bishop of Mongomo, Equatorial Guinea
75.2RetiredMario GiordanaApostolic Nuncio to SlovakiaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
53.1Ordained BishopJuan Manuel González Sandoval, M.N.M.Bishop of Tarahumara, Chihuahua, México
47.7AppointedMiguel Angel Nguema Bee, S.D.B.Bishop of Ebebiyin, Equatorial Guinea
70.5AppointedGiacomo Guido OttonelloApostolic Nuncio to Slovakia
51.8InstalledEdilson Soares NobreBishop of Oeiras, Piaui, Brazil
52.3AppointedCornelis Franciscus Maria van den HoutBishop of Groningen-Leeuwarden, Netherlands
2 Apr48.6InstalledCristiano BodoBishop of Saluzzo, Italy
59.5InstalledDaniele GianottiBishop of Crema, Italy
53.1InstalledJuan Manuel González Sandoval, M.N.M.Bishop of Tarahumara, Chihuahua, México
59.8InstalledLuc Marie Daniel Ravel, C.R.S.V.Archbishop of Strasbourg, France
4 Apr86.0DiedClóvis Frainer, O.F.M. Cap. †Archbishop Emeritus of Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil
6 Apr78.6AppointedBernard Louis Marie CharrierApostolic Administrator of Aire et Dax, FranceBishop Emeritus of Tulle, France
57.8ResignedHervé GaschignardBishop of Aire et Dax, FranceBishop Emeritus
66.8AppointedJames Patrick GreenApostolic Nuncio to Sweden
66.8AppointedJames Patrick GreenApostolic Nuncio to IcelandApostolic Nuncio to Sweden
93.4DiedNewton Holanda GurgelBishop Emeritus of Crato, Ceara, Brazil
77.5DiedMichael Bernard McPartland, S.M.A. †Prefect Emeritus of Falkland Islands o Malvinas
54.9AppointedDaniel Henry MueggenborgAuxiliary Bishop of Seattle, Washington, USABishop of Reno, Nevada, USA
54.9AppointedDaniel Henry MueggenborgTitular Bishop of TulliaBishop of Reno, Nevada, USA
7 Apr46.6AppointedMartin DavidAuxiliary Bishop of Ostrava-Opava, Czechia
46.6AppointedMartin DavidTitular Bishop of Thucca in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop of Ostrava-Opava, Czechia
8 Apr72.6AppointedEdward Joseph AdamsApostolic Nuncio to Great BritainApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
75.3RetiredJean-Michel Alain di Falco LéandriBishop of Gap (-Embrun), FranceBishop Emeritus
51.5AppointedXavier Maurice Henri Malle, Comm. l'Emm.Bishop of Gap (-Embrun), France
76.7RetiredWoldeghiorghis MatheosVicar Apostolic of Hosanna, EthiopiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
46.6AppointedNoel Seyoum FransuaVicar Apostolic of Hosanna, Ethiopia
46.6AppointedNoel Seyoum FransuaTitular Bishop of EminentianaVicar Apostolic of Hosanna, Ethiopia
61.6AppointedDominic Nguyên Văn ManhCoadjutor Bishop of Ðà Lạt, Viet NamBishop
9 Apr64.6AppointedDonatus Edet AkpanBishop of Ogoja, Nigeria
11 Apr86.8DiedEdward FrancisBishop Emeritus of Sivagangai, India
86.0DiedJosé Ramón Gurruchaga Ezama, S.D.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Lurín, Peru
57.1AppointedInácio Saúre, I.M.C.Archbishop of Nampula, Mozambique
12 Apr75.9RetiredEdward OzorowskiArchbishop of Białystok, PolandArchbishop Emeritus
60.2AppointedBenedictus Estephanus Rolly Untu, M.S.C.Bishop of Manado, Indonesia
77.0RetiredJoseph Theodorus Suwatan, M.S.C.Bishop of Manado, IndonesiaBishop Emeritus
60.2AppointedTadeusz Wojda, S.A.C.Archbishop of Białystok, PolandArchbishop of Gdańsk, Poland
13 Apr75.1RetiredRoman Adam MarcinkowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Płock, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
90.8DiedGeorges RolBishop Emeritus of Angoulême, France
18 Apr50.0AppointedPeter KohlgrafBishop of Mainz, Germany
19 Apr75.3RetiredMartin John AmosBishop of Davenport, Iowa, USABishop Emeritus
62.9AppointedFrancisco Carlos BachBishop of Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil
57.1AppointedVilson Basso, S.C.I.Bishop of Imperatriz, Maranhão, Brazil
94.9DiedAntun BogetićBishop Emeritus of Poreč i Pula, Croatia
54.8AppointedJohn Patrick DolanAuxiliary Bishop of San Diego, California, USA
54.8AppointedJohn Patrick DolanTitular Bishop of Uchi MaiusAuxiliary Bishop of San Diego, California, USA
55.1AppointedJosé Ionilton Lisboa de Oliveira, S.D.V.Prelate of Itacoatiara, Amazonas, Brazil
56.6InstalledDaniel Joseph MiehmBishop of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
57.8AppointedBruno Elizeu VersariCoadjutor Bishop of Campo Mourão, Parana, BrazilBishop
60.0AppointedThomas Robert ZinkulaBishop of Davenport, Iowa, USA
20 Apr49.2AppointedVenedykt (Valery) Aleksiychuk, M.S.U.Bishop of Saint Nicholas of Chicago (Ukrainian), Illinois, USA
50.5Ordained BishopGuglielmo GiombancoBishop of Patti, Italy
45.1AppointedKęstutis KėvalasCoadjutor Bishop of Telšiai (-Klaipeda), LithuaniaArchbishop of Kaunas, Lithuania
97.4DiedAndreas Anicetus Wang Chong YiBishop Emeritus of Guiyang [Kweyang], ChinaArchbishop Emeritus
21 Apr69.4Ordained BishopRoy Edward Campbell, Jr.Titular Bishop of UcresAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
71.0ResignedGianfranco Todisco, P.O.C.R.Bishop of Melfi-Rapolla-Venosa, ItalyBishop Emeritus
22 Apr47.5Ordained BishopFrancisco Edimilson Neves FerreiraBishop of Tianguá, Ceara, Brazil
80.0DiedAttilio NicoraCardinal, President Emeritus of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
23 Apr59.6Ordained BishopGiovanni ChecchinatoBishop of San Severo, Italy
57.5InstalledSérgio da RochaCardinal-Priest of Santa Croce in via FlaminiaCardinal, Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
75.9RetiredPeter J. KairoArchbishop of Nyeri, KenyaArchbishop Emeritus
53.9AppointedAnthony MuheriaArchbishop of Nyeri, Kenya
53.9AppointedAnthony MuheriaApostolic Administrator of Kitui, KenyaArchbishop of Nyeri, Kenya
45.2Ordained BishopThomas (Tomy) Joseph TharayilTitular Bishop of AgrippiasAuxiliary Bishop of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar), India
53.3Ordained BishopYunan Tombe Trille Kuku AndaliBishop of El Obeid, Sudan
25 Apr77.3RetiredEugeniusz Juretzko, O.M.I. †Bishop of Yokadouma, CameroonBishop Emeritus
54.1AppointedRolf LohmannAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
54.1AppointedRolf LohmannTitular Bishop of GorAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
53.6AppointedPaul Lontsié-KeunéBishop of Yokadouma, Cameroon
56.0AppointedMarek SolczyńskiApostolic Nuncio to Tanzania
26 Apr53.5AppointedAntonio Guido FilipazziApostolic Nuncio to Nigeria
27 Apr66.4AppointedAlessandro D’ErricoApostolic Nuncio to Malta
69.7ResignedGiovanni Salonia, O.F.M. Cap.Auxiliary Bishop-Elect of Palermo, ItalyPriest of Order of Friars Minor Capuchin
69.7ResignedGiovanni Salonia, O.F.M. Cap.Titular Bishop-Elect of ButhrotumPriest of Order of Friars Minor Capuchin
28 Apr45.0SucceededBertrand Guy Richard Appora-Ngalanibé, O.P.Bishop of Bambari, Central African Republic
65.1Ordained BishopLouis Frederick KihnemanBishop of Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
68.8DiedEdouard MathosBishop of Bambari, Central African Republic
29 Apr90.3DiedDiego Natale BonaBishop Emeritus of Saluzzo, Italy
48.5Ordained BishopRudolf NyandoroBishop of Gokwe, ZimbabweBishop of Gweru, Zimbabwe
47.6Ordained BishopCristián Carlos Roncagliolo PachecoTitular Bishop of HospitaAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Chile
30 Apr60.7Ordained BishopAntoine Henry Pierre Marie HérouardTitular Bishop of MaillezaisAuxiliary Bishop of Lille, France
44.6AppointedVitalii Kryvytskyi, S.D.B.Bishop of Kyiv-Zhytomyr, Ukraine
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