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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
2 Jan56.4AppointedAngelo AccattinoApostolic Nuncio to Tanzania
56.6AppointedKevin James GoldenAdministrator of Dunkeld, Scotland, Great Britain
96.9DiedJohn Huo ChengBishop of Fenyang [Fenyang], China
3 Jan57.6Ordained BishopJoseph Bùi Công TrácTitular Bishop of ArsennariaAuxiliary Bishop of Thành-Phô Hồ Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville), Viet Nam
54.3AppointedChristophe Zakhia El-KassisApostolic Nuncio to United Arab Emirates
59.7AppointedGianfranco GalloneApostolic Nuncio to Uruguay
68.3AppointedBenoît Marie Pascal RivièreApostolic Administrator of Nevers, FranceBishop of Autun (-Châlon-sur-Saône-Mâcon-Cluny), France
82.6DiedNorbert WerbsAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Hamburg, Germany
4 Jan75.5RetiredJacinto Furtado de Brito SobrinhoArchbishop of Teresina, Piaui, BrazilArchbishop Emeritus
61.5AppointedJuarez Sousa Da SilvaArchbishop of Teresina, Piaui, Brazil
5 Jan55.9AppointedMichael John IzenAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
55.9AppointedMichael John IzenTitular Bishop of NeoportusAuxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
52.1AppointedGiuseppe LaterzaApostolic Nuncio to Central African Republic
52.1AppointedGiuseppe LaterzaTitular Archbishop of VartanaApostolic Nuncio to Central African Republic
52.1AppointedGiuseppe LaterzaApostolic Nuncio to ChadApostolic Nuncio to Central African Republic
6 Jan92.7DiedBenjamin de Jesus AlmonedaBishop Emeritus of Daet, Philippines
86.9DiedGervasio GestoriBishop Emeritus of San Benedetto del Tronto-Ripatransone-Montalto, Italy
47.8AppointedGiordano Piccinotti, S.D.B.Under Secretary of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic SeePresident
52.1AppointedBaldassare ReinaVicegerent of Roma {Rome}, Italy
7 Jan59.6CeasedNicodème Anani Barrigah-BenissanApostolic Administrator of Atakpamé, TogoArchbishop of Lomé, Togo
40.3ConfirmedYounan (Benedict Qusay Mubarak Abdullah) HanoArchbishop of Mossul (Syrian), Iraq
81.4AppointedBernard Blasius MorasApostolic Administrator of Mysore, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Bangalore, India
54.5ConfirmedJulian Yacoub MuradArchbishop of Homs (-Hama-Nabk) (Syrian), Syria
60.7InstalledOtair NicolettiBishop of Coxim, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
57.7AppointedSandro SalvucciArchbishop of Urbino-Urbania-Sant’Angelo in Vado, ItalyArchbishop of Pesaro, Italy
75.7RetiredGiovanni TaniArchbishop of Urbino-Urbania-Sant’Angelo in Vado, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
59.0Ordained BishopMoïse Messan TouhoBishop of Atakpamé, Togo
8 Jan56.7InstalledAlgacir Munhak, C.S.Bishop of São Miguel Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil
57.2DiedLuis Gabriel Ramírez DíazBishop of Ocaña, Colombia
68.7InstalledMarco SalviBishop of Civita Castellana, Italy
9 Jan63.4AppointedAntonio Luca Fallica, O.S.B.Abbot of Montecassino, Italy
10 Jan69.7CeasedFrancesca Di GiovanniUnder Secretary of the Secretariat of StateSecretary Emeritus
48.7AppointedDaniel PachoUnder Secretary of the Secretariat of State
81.5DiedGeorge PellCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Secretariat for the Economy
12 Jan75.0RetiredErnest SambouBishop of Saint-Louis du SénégalBishop Emeritus
14 Jan50.2AppointedJean Abou Charouche, S.M.S.P.Apostolic Administrator of Argentina (Melkite Greek)
52.7Ordained BishopDominic Eibu, M.C.C.I.Bishop of Kotido, Uganda
56.6AppointedJohn Panamthottathil, C.M.I.Bishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne (Syro-Malabar), Australia
75.8RetiredŽelimir PuljićArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), CroatiaArchbishop Emeritus
76.6RetiredBosco PuthurBishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne (Syro-Malabar), AustraliaBishop Emeritus
77.0RetiredIbrahim Salameh, S.M.S.P.Apostolic Exarch of Argentina (Melkite Greek)Apostolic Exarch Emeritus
62.3SucceededMilan ZgrablićArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
15 Jan59.0CeasedStephen Ameyu Martin MullaApostolic Administrator of Torit, South SudanCardinal, Archbishop of Juba, South Sudan
65.8InstalledArmando Esteves DominguesBishop of Angra, Portugal
54.0Ordained BishopAlessandro GiraudoTitular Bishop of Castra SeverianaAuxiliary Bishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
61.9InstalledAlain Jean Louis GuellecBishop of Montauban, France
54.8InstalledJoão Carlos Hatoa NunesCoadjutor Archbishop of Maputo, MozambiqueArchbishop
56.1CeasedBertrand Didier Marie Joseph LacombeApostolic Administrator of Montauban, FranceArchbishop of Auch (-Condom-Lectoure-Lombez), France
49.0Ordained BishopEmmanuel Bernardino Lowi NapetaBishop of Torit, South Sudan
66.4AppointedJorge Alberto Ossa SotoApostolic Administrator of Ocaña, ColombiaArchbishop of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia
67.7CeasedBenjamin Marc Balthason Ramaroson, C.M.Apostolic Administrator of Ambanja, MadagascarArchbishop of Antsiranana, Madagascar
52.0Ordained BishopDonatien Francis Randriamalala, M.S.Bishop of Ambanja, Madagascar
72.8InstalledAmbrogio SpreaficoBishop of Anagni-Alatri, ItalyBishop of Frosinone-Veroli-Ferentino, Italy
16 Jan67.2InstalledClaudio GugerottiCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Eastern Churches
17 Jan51.8AppointedJosé Mario Bacci Trespalacios, C.I.M.Apostolic Administrator of El Banco, ColombiaBishop of Santa Marta, Colombia
78.5DiedJohn BuraAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Philadelphia (Ukrainian), Pennsylvania, USA
70.1CeasedJosé Antonio Fernández HurtadoApostolic Administrator of Cuautitlán, México, MéxicoArchbishop of Tlalnepantla, México, México
63.1InstalledEfraín Mendoza CruzBishop of Cuautitlán, México, México
69.6InstalledJosé Moreira da SilvaBishop of Porto Nacional, Tocatins, Brazil
78.2AppointedBaltazar Enrique Porras CardozoCardinal, Archbishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
21 Jan58.2AppointedGiovanni Pietro Dal TosoApostolic Nuncio to Jordan
72.7AppointedDonal McKeownApostolic Administrator of Down and Connor, IrelandBishop of Derry, Ireland
46.1Ordained BishopHenry Juma OdonyaBishop of Kitale, Kenya
45.6Ordained BishopVito PiccinonnaBishop of Rieti (-S. Salvatore Maggiore), Italy
59.6CeasedDomenico PompiliApostolic Administrator of Rieti (-S. Salvatore Maggiore), ItalyBishop of Verona, Italy
22 Jan61.7InstalledNicolò AnselmiBishop of Rimini, Italy
56.5Ordained BishopJean Joseph Arsène BonduTitular Bishop of VaisonAuxiliary Bishop of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
85.5DiedMatthew Harvey ClarkBishop Emeritus of Rochester, New York, USA
59.4Ordained BishopNiall CollBishop of Ossory, Ireland
59.6CeasedDenis NultyApostolic Administrator of Ossory, IrelandBishop of Kildare and Leighlin, Ireland
76.1DiedBernd Joachim UhlAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
23 Jan67.2AppointedKurt Richard BurnetteApostolic Administrator of Parma (Ruthenian), Ohio, USABishop of Passaic (Ruthenian), New Jersey, USA
67.2AppointedKurt Richard BurnetteApostolic Administrator of Holy Protection of Mary of Phoenix (Ruthenian), Arizona, USABishop of Passaic (Ruthenian), New Jersey, USA
49.1AppointedMilan Lach, S.J.Auxiliary Bishop of Bratislava (Slovak), Slovakia
49.1AppointedMilan Lach, S.J.Titular Bishop of OstracineAuxiliary Bishop of Bratislava (Slovak), Slovakia
70.0RetiredJoseph Salvador MarinoPresident of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical AcademyPresident Emeritus
76.0RetiredThomas James OlmstedApostolic Administrator of Holy Protection of Mary of Phoenix (Ruthenian), Arizona, USABishop Emeritus of Phoenix, Arizona, USA
56.9Ordained BishopJohn-Nhàn TrầnTitular Bishop of TulliaAuxiliary Bishop of Atlanta, Georgia, USA
24 Jan56.7Ordained BishopMiguel Ángel Espinoza GarzaCoadjutor Bishop of La Paz en la Baja California Sur, México
25 Jan53.6AppointedDenilson Geraldo, S.A.C.Auxiliary Bishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
53.6AppointedDenilson Geraldo, S.A.C.Titular Bishop of LamsortiAuxiliary Bishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
61.4AppointedJulio MuratApostolic Nuncio to DenmarkApostolic Nuncio to Sweden
70.3AppointedSalvatore PennacchioPresident of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy
63.8AppointedEvaristo Pascoal Spengler, O.F.M.Bishop of Roraima, Brazil
62.4AppointedHugo Alberto Torres MarínArchbishop of Santa Fe de Antioquia, Colombia
26 Jan77.0RetiredGuy Charbonneau, P.M.E.Bishop of Choluteca, HondurasBishop Emeritus
77.1RetiredJoseph Francis Kweku EssienBishop of Wiawso, GhanaBishop Emeritus
78.3RetiredAngel Garachana Pérez, C.M.F.Bishop of San Pedro Sula, HondurasBishop Emeritus
59.7AppointedTeodoro Gómez RiveraBishop of Choluteca, Honduras
58.2InstalledRichard Garth HenningCoadjutor Bishop of Providence, Rhode Island, USABishop
71.3AppointedMichael Lenihan, O.F.M.Archbishop of San Pedro Sula, Honduras
58.7AppointedJosé Vicente Nácher Tatay, C.M.Archbishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
54.7AppointedSamuel Nkuah-BoatengBishop of Wiawso, Ghana
80.0RetiredÓscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga, S.D.B.Archbishop of Tegucigalpa, HondurasCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
28 Jan59.3AppointedAldo Berardi, O.SS.T.Vicar Apostolic of Northern Arabia, Bahrain
75.1RetiredJan KopiecBishop of Gliwice, PolandBishop Emeritus
50.4Ordained BishopEmilio NappaTitular Archbishop of SatrianumAdjunct Secretary of the Dicastery for Evangelization
62.4AppointedSławomir OderBishop of Gliwice, Poland
78.2InstalledBaltazar Enrique Porras CardozoCardinal, Archbishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
29 Jan77.9InstalledFernando Vérgez Alzaga, L.C.Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria della Mercede e Sant’Adriano a Villa AlbaniCardinal, President of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State
30 Jan78.0RetiredJulian Winston Sebastian Fernando, S.S.S.Bishop of Badulla, Sri LankaBishop Emeritus
52.7AppointedEchchampulle Arachchige Jude Nishanta SilvaBishop of Badulla, Sri Lanka
78.6RetiredMarc Armand Ouellet, P.S.S.Prefect of the Dicastery for BishopsCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
78.6RetiredMarc Armand Ouellet, P.S.S.President of the Pontifical Commission for Latin AmericaCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Dicastery for Bishops
67.3AppointedRobert Francis Prevost, O.S.A.Cardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for Bishops
67.3AppointedRobert Francis Prevost, O.S.A.President of the Pontifical Commission for Latin AmericaCardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for Bishops
67.3AppointedRobert Francis Prevost, O.S.A.Archbishop (Personal Title)Cardinal, Prefect of the Dicastery for Bishops
31 Jan63.2AppointedJosé Miguel Asimbaya MorenoBishop of Ecuador, Military
50.6Ordained BishopJuan Carlos Huaygua Oropeza, O.P.Bishop of Coroico, Bolivia
45.8AppointedKrzysztof MarcjanowiczUnder Secretary of the Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments
64.0AppointedGiovane Pereira de MeloBishop of Araguaína, Tocatins, Brazil
78.3RetiredBaltazar Enrique Porras CardozoArchbishop of Mérida, VenezuelaCardinal, Archbishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
62.7AppointedIvan ŠtironjaBishop of Poreč i Pula, Croatia
57.6SucceededHelizandro Emiro Terán Bermúdez, O.S.A.Archbishop of Mérida, Venezuela
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