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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 May50.8Ordained BishopEduardo MalaspinaTitular Bishop of PupianaBishop of Itapeva, Sao Paulo, Brazil
3 May66.0AppointedAntónio Luciano dos Santos CostaBishop of Viseu, Portugal
54.5AppointedAntónio Francisco Jaca, S.V.D.Apostolic Administrator of Caxito, AngolaBishop of Benguela, Angola
67.3ResignedIlídio Pinto LeandroBishop of Viseu, PortugalBishop Emeritus
5 May66.3DiedMichele CastoroArchbishop of Manfredonia-Vieste-San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
57.2Ordained BishopWillem Christiaans, O.S.F.S.Bishop of Keetmanshoop, Namibia
54.8Ordained BishopPaulinus Yan Olla, M.S.F.Bishop of Tanjung Selor, Indonesia
6 May91.4DiedLeonard Anthony FaulknerArchbishop Emeritus of Adelaide, Australia
8 May52.2AppointedLuigi RennaApostolic Administrator of Manfredonia-Vieste-San Giovanni Rotondo, ItalyArchbishop of Catania, Italy
9 May75.4RetiredIrineu Gassen, O.F.M.Bishop of Vacaria, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilBishop Emeritus
51.9AppointedSilvio Guterres DutraBishop of Vacaria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
55.0AppointedDaniel Oca PrestoBishop of San Fernando de La Union, Philippines
63.1DiedCarlos Enrique Trinidad GómezBishop of San Marcos, Guatemala
10 May45.6Ordained BishopÁbel Antal Szocska, O.S.B.M.Bishop of Nyíregyháza (Hungarian), Hungary
11 May46.3AppointedLuis Eduardo González CedrésAuxiliary Bishop of Montevideo, UruguayBishop of Mercedes, Uruguay
46.3AppointedLuis Eduardo González CedrésTitular Bishop of ThuggaBishop of Mercedes, Uruguay
76.0RetiredMatthias Kobena NketsiahArchbishop of Cape Coast, GhanaArchbishop Emeritus
71.6DiedJosé Francisco OliverosBishop of Malolos, Philippines
67.9AppointedGabriel Charles Palmer-BuckleArchbishop of Cape Coast, Ghana
67.9AppointedGabriel Charles Palmer-BuckleApostolic Administrator of Accra, GhanaArchbishop of Cape Coast, Ghana
12 May69.5AppointedHonesto Flores OngtiocoApostolic Administrator of Malolos, PhilippinesBishop of Cubao, Philippines
15 May91.0DiedGeorges ScandarBishop Emeritus of Zahleh (Maronite), Lebanon
67.9InstalledGeorge Leo ThomasBishop of Las Vegas, Nevada, USAArchbishop of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
16 May75.7RetiredJosé Luíz Bertanha, S.V.D.Bishop of Registro, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop Emeritus
51.1AppointedManoel Ferreira dos Santos, Júnior, M.S.C.Bishop of Registro, Sao Paulo, Brazil
62.4AppointedJózsef-Csaba PálBishop of Timişoara, Romania
75.5RetiredMartin RoosBishop of Timişoara, RomaniaBishop Emeritus
17 May77.6RetiredKlaus KüngBishop of Sankt Pölten, AustriaBishop Emeritus
85.6DiedAnthony Michael MiloneBishop Emeritus of Great Falls-Billings, Montana, USA
65.9AppointedAlois SchwarzBishop of Sankt Pölten, Austria
18 May88.8DiedDarío Castrillón HoyosCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”
82.2DiedChristopher JonesBishop Emeritus of Elphin, Ireland
52.1AppointedGianpiero PalmieriAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, ItalyBishop of Ascoli Piceno, Italy
52.1AppointedGianpiero PalmieriTitular Bishop of IdassaBishop of Ascoli Piceno, Italy
60.0AppointedRaymond PoissonCoadjutor Bishop of Saint-Jérôme, Québec, CanadaBishop of Saint-Jérôme - Mont-Laurier, Québec, Canada
67.0Ordained BishopLuis Antonio Scozzina, O.F.M.Bishop of Orán, Argentina
68.4CeasedAndrés Stanovnik, O.F.M. Cap.Apostolic Administrator of Orán, ArgentinaArchbishop of Corrientes, Argentina
60.7AppointedKoenraad VanhoutteAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
60.7AppointedKoenraad VanhoutteTitular Bishop of ThagoraAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen-Brussel {Malines-Brussels}, Belgium
19 May74.6AppointedAngelo ComastriCardinal-Priest of San Salvatore in LauroCardinal, President Emeritus of the Fabric of St. Peter
83.7AppointedPaul Josef CordesCardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in PiscibusCardinal, President Emeritus of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
84.6AppointedRaffaele Farina, S.D.B.Cardinal-Priest of San Giovanni della PignaCardinal, Archivist Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archive
83.3AppointedGiovanni LajoloCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria Liberatrice a Monte TestaccioCardinal, President Emeritus of the Governatorate of Vatican City State
80.0RetiredIván Antonio Marín LópezArchbishop of Popayán, ColombiaArchbishop Emeritus
56.2AppointedLuis José Rueda AparicioArchbishop of Popayán, ColombiaCardinal, Archbishop of Bogotá, Colombia
72.8AppointedStanisław RyłkoCardinal-Priest of Sacro Cuore di Cristo ReCardinal, Archpriest of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore {Saint Mary Major Basilica}
74.5AppointedLeonardo SandriCardinal-Priest of Santi Biagio e Carlo ai CatinariCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Dicastery for the Eastern Churches
51.9Ordained BishopZdenek WasserbauerTitular Bishop of ButhrotumAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czechia
46.2InstalledSkiper Bladimir Yáńez CalvachiBishop of Babahoyo, Ecuador
20 May57.7InstalledJean-Pierre Kwambamba MasiBishop of Kenge, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
21 May78.6DiedCamilo Diaz GregorioPrelate Emeritus of Batanes, Philippines
47.4AppointedPierre Olivier Tremblay, O.M.I.Auxiliary Bishop of Trois-Rivičres, Québec, CanadaBishop of Hearst-Moosonee, Ontario, Canada
47.4AppointedPierre Olivier Tremblay, O.M.I.Titular Bishop of TinumBishop of Hearst-Moosonee, Ontario, Canada
55.3AppointedMarek ZalewskiApostolic Nuncio to Singapore
55.3AppointedMarek ZalewskiOfficial to Vięt NamApostolic Nuncio to Singapore
22 May49.8CeasedDante Gustavo Braida LorenzónApostolic Administrator of Mendoza, ArgentinaBishop of La Rioja, Argentina
57.1AppointedMarcelo Daniel ColomboArchbishop of Mendoza, Argentina
50.8AppointedAnthony Gaspar LagwenBishop of Mbulu, Tanzania
23 May51.7AppointedSérgio de Deus BorgesApostolic Administrator of Nossa Senhora do Paraíso em Săo Paulo (Melkite Greek), BrazilBishop of Foz do Iguaçu, Parana, Brazil
24 May60.4AppointedJosé Luis Azuaje AyalaArchbishop of Maracaibo, Venezuela
57.4AppointedJesús González de Zárate SalasArchbishop of Cumaná, Venezuela
58.1AppointedJose Elmer Imas MangalinaoBishop of Bayombong, Philippines
79.0RetiredDiego Rafael Padrón SánchezArchbishop of Cumaná, VenezuelaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
81.2DiedJosé Alberto Rozo Gutiérrez, S.M.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Puerto Gaitán, Colombia
60.2Ordained BishopMargarito Salazar CárdenasBishop of Matehuala, San Luís Potosí, México
77.0RetiredUbaldo Ramón Santana Sequera, F.M.I.Archbishop of Maracaibo, VenezuelaArchbishop Emeritus
25 May53.7AppointedVincent DollmannCoadjutor Archbishop of Cambrai, FranceArchbishop
56.7AppointedSanto Rocco GangemiApostolic Nuncio to El SalvadorApostolic Nuncio to Serbia
51.5AppointedErnest Anaezichukwu ObodoAuxiliary Bishop of Enugu, Nigeria
51.5AppointedErnest Anaezichukwu ObodoTitular Bishop of MedianaAuxiliary Bishop of Enugu, Nigeria
50.4InstalledBartolome Gaspar SantosBishop of Iba, Philippines
51.5Ordained BishopToma Adly ZakiTitular Bishop of CabasaBishop of Guizeh (Coptic), Egypt
26 May55.2Ordained BishopBartolomé Buigues Oller, T.C.Bishop of Alajuela, Costa Rica
27 May65.0Ordained BishopSilvano Herminio Pedroso MontalvoBishop of Guantánamo-Baracoa, Cuba
28 May54.2AppointedCesare Di PietroAuxiliary Bishop of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
54.2AppointedCesare Di PietroTitular Bishop of Nicopolis ad IaterumAuxiliary Bishop of Messina-Lipari-Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
51.5Ordained BishopLouie Patalinghug GalbinesBishop of Kabankalan, Philippines
29 May93.3DiedLuciano José Cabral DuarteArchbishop Emeritus of Aracajú, Sergipe, Brazil
51.5InstalledLouie Patalinghug GalbinesBishop of Kabankalan, Philippines
68.0AppointedFrançois Joseph Marie Jacolin, M.D.P.Bishop of Luçon, France
96.3DiedArturo Antonio Szymanski RamírezArchbishop Emeritus of San Luis Potosí, México
31 May80.0AppointedAquilino Bocos Merino, C.M.F.Titular Archbishop of UrusiCardinal, Superior General Emeritus of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
64.0InstalledPeter MachadoArchbishop of Bangalore, India
63.1AppointedJosé Manuel Romero BarriosBishop of El Tigre, Venezuela
59.1AppointedKiro StojanovBishop of Beata Maria Vergine Assunta in Strumica-Skopje (Macedonian)Bishop of Skopje, North Macedonia
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