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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Dec83.7DiedJohn CunninghamBishop Emeritus of Galloway, Scotland, Great Britain
93.9DiedRaimundo Revoredo Ruiz, C.M. †Prelate Emeritus of Juli, Peru
2 Dec70.6ResignedMichel Christian Alain AupetitArchbishop of Paris, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
70.6ResignedMichel Christian Alain AupetitOrdinary of France, Faithful of Eastern RitesArchbishop Emeritus of Paris, France
88.6DiedGiuseppe ChiarettiArchbishop Emeritus of Perugia-Città della Pieve, Italy
67.2DiedAldo GiordanoApostolic Nuncio to European Union
78.5AppointedGeorges Paul PontierApostolic Administrator of Paris, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Marseille, France
78.5AppointedGeorges Paul PontierApostolic Administrator of France, Faithful of Eastern RitesArchbishop Emeritus of Marseille, France
3 Dec71.6AppointedSalvador Cristau CollBishop of Terrassa, Spain
77.7RetiredJorge Ferreira da Costa OrtigaArchbishop of Braga, PortugalArchbishop Emeritus
54.5AppointedJosé Manuel Garcia CordeiroArchbishop of Braga, Portugal
4 Dec62.3Ordained BishopStephen Chow Sau-yan, S.J.Cardinal, Bishop of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
53.8AppointedAdrian Józef Galbas, S.A.C.Coadjutor Archbishop of Katowice, PolandArchbishop
58.4Ordained BishopGerardo Miguel Nieves LojaTitular Bishop of Tigisi in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil, Ecuador
48.6Ordained BishopDirceu de Oliveira MedeirosBishop of Camaçari, Bahia, Brazil
53.5Ordained BishopVicente Ribas PratsBishop of Ibiza, Spain
82.3CeasedJohn Tong HonApostolic Administrator of Hong Kong [Xianggang], ChinaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
6 Dec53.3InstalledAndrew Harmon CozzensBishop of Crookston, Minnesota, USA
78.8CeasedRichard Edmund PatesApostolic Administrator of Crookston, Minnesota, USABishop Emeritus of Des Moines, Iowa, USA
7 Dec67.9Ordained BishopIsaac Circuncisión Martínez Chuquizana, M.S.A.Bishop of Cajamarca, Peru
60.0AppointedJosé Ignacio Munilla AguirreBishop of Orihuela-Alicante, Spain
75.6RetiredJesús Murgui SorianoBishop of Orihuela-Alicante, SpainBishop Emeritus
47.4Ordained BishopMassimiliano PalinuroVicar Apostolic of Istanbul, Turkey
56.7AppointedJesús Pulido Arriero, H.S.O.D.Bishop of Coria-Cáceres, Spain
84.6DiedPhilippe Albert Joseph Stevens, P.F.E. †Bishop Emeritus of Maroua-Mokolo, Cameroon
74.7CeasedFortunato Pablo Urcey, O.A.R.Apostolic Administrator of Cajamarca, PeruPrelate Emeritus of Chota, Peru
8 Dec62.5CeasedAnand JojoApostolic Administrator of Daltonganj, IndiaBishop of Hazaribag, India
60.3InstalledPeter Chung Soon-taick, O.C.D.Archbishop of Seoul, Korea (South)
57.2AppointedEdgar Cuntapay Gacutan, C.I.C.M.Bishop of Sendai, Japan
49.1AppointedGélase Armel KemaBishop of Ouesso, CongoArchbishop of Owando, Congo
75.4RetiredAngelus Kujur, S.J.Bishop of Purnea, IndiaBishop Emeritus
61.0AppointedTheodore Mascarenhas, S.F.X.Apostolic Administrator of Daltonganj, IndiaBishop
60.0Ordained BishopDaniel Joseph MeagherTitular Bishop of PocofeltusAuxiliary Bishop of Sydney, Australia
77.5RetiredYves Marie Monot, C.S.Sp.Bishop of Ouesso, CongoBishop Emeritus
51.0AppointedSeno Inno NgutraBishop of Amboina, Indonesia
63.9AppointedJorge Carlos Patrón WongArchbishop of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, México
9 Dec63.2InstalledCésar Alcides Balbín TamayoBishop of Cartago, Colombia
75.5RetiredWashington Cruz, C.P.Archbishop of Goiânia, Goias, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
68.3AppointedGuy André Marie de Kerimel de KervenoArchbishop of Toulouse (-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), France
54.9AppointedJoão Justino de Medeiros SilvaArchbishop of Goiânia, Goias, Brazil
75.7RetiredRobert Jean Louis Le Gall, O.S.B.Archbishop of Toulouse (-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), FranceArchbishop Emeritus
74.7CeasedJosé Roberto Ospina LeongómezApostolic Administrator of Cartago, ColombiaBishop of Buga, Colombia
65.4AppointedPaul SsemogerereArchbishop of Kampala, Uganda
10 Dec74.4DiedRomulo Tolentino de la CruzArchbishop of Zamboanga, Philippines
57.9AppointedJosé Lampra CàBishop of Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
60.0AppointedAlain RansayBishop of Cayenne (Cajenna), French Guyana, Antilles
47.6AppointedJoseph Andrew WilliamsAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
47.6AppointedJoseph Andrew WilliamsTitular Bishop of IdassaAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
11 Dec60.6InstalledTelesphore Bilung, S.V.D.Bishop of Jamshedpur, India
50.1AppointedAlexandre François Marie JolyBishop of Troyes, France
12 Dec68.1DiedDaniel Nlandu MayiBishop Emeritus of Matadi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
86.4DiedStanisław NowakArchbishop Emeritus of Częstochowa, Poland
14 Dec64.7AppointedFranco CoppolaApostolic Nuncio to LuxembourgApostolic Nuncio to Belgium
56.1Ordained BishopJoseph Đỗ Quang KhangCoadjutor Bishop of Bắc Ninh, Viet NamBishop
48.1InstalledRobert Saeed JarjisBishop of Mar Addai of Toronto (Chaldean), Canada
57.6AppointedMark Kadima WamukoyaBishop of Bungoma, Kenya
15 Dec53.8InstalledAdrian Józef Galbas, S.A.C.Coadjutor Archbishop of Katowice, PolandArchbishop
49.8AppointedRolandas MakrickasOfficial of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore {Saint Mary Major Basilica}
75.0RetiredÂngelo PignoliBishop of Quixadá, Ceara, BrazilBishop Emeritus
16 Dec46.5AppointedJuan Fernando Franco SánchezAdministrator of Caldas, ColombiaBishop
53.6AppointedFermín Emilio Sosa RodríguezApostolic Nuncio to Solomon IslandsApostolic Nuncio to Bolivia
17 Dec71.8ResignedPatrick James DunnBishop of Auckland, New ZealandBishop Emeritus
88.2DiedJosé Fernández ArteagaArchbishop Emeritus of Chihuahua, México
55.3AppointedNeil Augustine Frank, O.M.I.Coadjutor Bishop of Mariannhill, South AfricaBishop
59.3AppointedStephen Marmion LoweBishop of Auckland, New Zealand
59.3AppointedStephen Marmion LoweApostolic Administrator of Hamilton in New ZealandBishop of Auckland, New Zealand
61.6AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuPermanent Observer to United Nations Office and Specialized Agencies in GenevaSecretary of the Dicastery for Evangelization
63.3Ordained BishopÁngel Sixto Rossi, S.J.Cardinal, Archbishop of Córdoba, Argentina
18 Dec57.2InstalledLuiz Carlos DiasBishop of São Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
55.8Ordained BishopJoel Maria dos SantosTitular Bishop of ThenaeAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
52.9AppointedĐaminh Hoăng Minh TiếnBishop of Hưng Hóa, Viet Nam
59.7InstalledIbrahim Michael Ibrahim, B.S.Archbishop of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
54.4CeasedEduardo MalaspinaAdministrator of São Carlos, Sao Paulo, BrazilBishop of Itapeva, Sao Paulo, Brazil
47.5InstalledMassimiliano PalinuroVicar Apostolic of Istanbul, Turkey
79.0CeasedLorenzo Piretto, O.P.Apostolic Administrator of Istanbul, TurkeyArchbishop Emeritus of Izmir (Smirne), Turkey
75.2RetiredGodfrey de Rozario, S.J.Bishop of Baroda, IndiaBishop Emeritus
58.4AppointedLuciano RussoApostolic Nuncio to UruguaySecretary (Pontifical Representations) of the Secretariat of State
19 Dec61.9Ordained BishopJan GlapiakTitular Bishop of BisicaAuxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
21 Dec75.6DiedGeorge Arthur SheltzAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Galveston-Houston, Texas, USA
56.0AppointedJeffrey Joseph WalshBishop of Gaylord, Michigan, USA
22 Dec63.8AppointedAntonis BaraBishop of Ambikapur, India
66.8ResignedBernardo Miguel Bastres Florence, S.D.B.Bishop of Punta Arenas, ChileBishop Emeritus
52.1AppointedAndherson Franklin Lustoza de SouzaAuxiliary Bishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil
52.1AppointedAndherson Franklin Lustoza de SouzaTitular Bishop of Tituli in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop of Vitória, Espirito Santo, Brazil
76.9RetiredPatras Minj, S.J.Bishop of Ambikapur, IndiaBishop Emeritus
92.8DiedGilberto Valbuena SánchezBishop Emeritus of Colima, México
23 Dec56.6AppointedJuan Espinoza JiménezBishop of Aguascalientes, México
75.5RetiredMarcelino Hernández RodríguezBishop of Colima, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
59.9AppointedCarlos Eduardo Márquez DelimaAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
59.9AppointedCarlos Eduardo Márquez DelimaTitular Bishop of CefalaAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
52.4AppointedLisandro Alirio Rivas Durán, I.M.C.Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
52.4AppointedLisandro Alirio Rivas Durán, I.M.C.Titular Bishop of DardanusAuxiliary Bishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
72.8AppointedJosé Francisco Robles OrtegaApostolic Administrator of Colima, MéxicoCardinal, Archbishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
75.0RetiredCarlos Suárez CázaresAuxiliary Bishop of Morelia, Michoacán, MéxicoAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
24 Dec55.8ConfirmedAzad Sabri ShabaBishop of Dohuk (Duhok) (Chaldean), Iraq
26 Dec92.3DiedGiacomo CapuzziBishop Emeritus of Lodi, Italy
27 Dec77.6RetiredPaul Jacques Marie Desfarges, S.J.Archbishop of Alger, AlgeriaArchbishop Emeritus
59.7AppointedJean-Paul Vesco, O.P.Archbishop of Alger, Algeria
28 Dec59.7AppointedPeter Michiaki NakamuraArchbishop of Nagasaki, Japan
75.7RetiredJoseph Mitsuaki Takami, P.S.S.Archbishop of Nagasaki, JapanArchbishop Emeritus
29 Dec88.6DiedTharcisse Tshibangu TshishikuBishop Emeritus of Mbujimayi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
31 Dec75.5RetiredMichael August Blume, S.V.D.Apostolic Nuncio to HungaryApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
80.0DiedLuigi NegriArchbishop Emeritus of Ferrara-Comacchio, Italy
75.6RetiredAnselmo Guido PecorariApostolic Nuncio to BulgariaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
75.6RetiredAnselmo Guido PecorariApostolic Nuncio to North MacedoniaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Bulgaria

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