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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Feb50.1AppointedPaolo Andreolli, S.X.Auxiliary Bishop of Belém do Pará, Brazil
50.1AppointedPaolo Andreolli, S.X.Titular Bishop of AltavaAuxiliary Bishop of Belém do Pará, Brazil
76.5RetiredArmando BucciolBishop of Livramento de Nossa Senhora, Bahia, BrazilBishop Emeritus
62.2AppointedMario Eduardo Dorsonville-RodríguezBishop of Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana, USA
52.2AppointedVicente de Paula Ferreira, C.SS.R.Bishop of Livramento de Nossa Senhora, Bahia, Brazil
65.6SucceededJosé María Gil TamayoArchbishop of Granada, Spain
75.1RetiredFrancisco Javier Martínez FernándezArchbishop of Granada, SpainArchbishop Emeritus
2 Feb60.6AppointedAlejandro Arellano Cedillo, C.O.R.C.Titular Archbishop of BisuldinoDean of the Roman Rota
75.3RetiredGiampaolo CrepaldiBishop of Trieste, ItalyBishop Emeritus
73.9ResignedEdward DajczakBishop of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, PolandBishop Emeritus
54.7AppointedMichael Robert KennedyBishop of Maitland-Newcastle, Australia
62.0Ordained BishopYanuarius Teofilus Matopai YouBishop of Jayapura, Indonesia
65.2CeasedSebastian Francis Shaw, O.F.M.Apostolic Administrator of Multan, PakistanArchbishop of Lahore, Pakistan
64.4Ordained BishopYousaf SohanBishop of Multan, Pakistan
59.4AppointedEnrico TrevisiBishop of Trieste, Italy
58.1InstalledMichael Kalu UkpongBishop of Umuahia, Nigeria
58.0SucceededZbigniew Jan ZielińskiBishop of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, Poland
3 Feb71.6CeasedEphrem Yousif Abba MansoorPatriarchal Administrator of Mossul (Syrian), IraqArchbishop of Baghdad (Syrian), Iraq
75.9RetiredFerenc (Franz) CserhátiAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom-Budapest, HungaryAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
86.5DiedAnthony FernandesBishop Emeritus of Bareilly, India
90.1DiedOswald Thomas Colman GomisArchbishop Emeritus of Colombo, Sri Lanka
40.3Ordained BishopYounan (Benedict Qusay Mubarak Abdullah) HanoArchbishop of Mossul (Syrian), Iraq
49.2AppointedLevente Balázs MartosAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
49.2AppointedLevente Balázs MartosTitular Bishop of TrebaAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
4 Feb65.4InstalledGiovanni ChecchinatoArchbishop of Cosenza-Bisignano, Italy
75.3RetiredDevadass Ambrose MariadossBishop of Tanjore, IndiaBishop Emeritus
52.9AppointedWilbert MarweinBishop of Nongstoin, India
76.7CeasedGiuseppe Piemontese, O.F.M. Conv.Apostolic Administrator of Cosenza-Bisignano, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Terni-Narni-Amelia, Italy
55.3AppointedJames ShekharBishop of Buxar, India
5 Feb59.9InstalledPeter Ebere OkpalekeCardinal-Priest of Santi Martiri dell’Uganda a Poggio AmenoCardinal, Bishop of Ekwulobia, Nigeria
62.6Ordained BishopGiovanni PaccosiBishop of San Miniato, Italy
7 Feb64.7AppointedEmilio Rocha Grande, O.F.M.Archbishop of Tanger, Morocco
8 Feb50.7AppointedAnthony Cerdan CelinoAuxiliary Bishop of El Paso, Texas, USA
50.7AppointedAnthony Cerdan CelinoTitular Bishop of MaronanaAuxiliary Bishop of El Paso, Texas, USA
93.1DiedJesús Agustín López de Lama, C.P. †Prelate Emeritus of Corocoro, Bolivia
97.7DiedIgnatius Paul PintoArchbishop Emeritus of Bangalore, India
59.7AppointedPeter Bryan WellsApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
59.7AppointedPeter Bryan WellsApostolic Nuncio to CambodiaApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
59.7AppointedPeter Bryan WellsApostolic Delegate to LaosApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
9 Feb66.4CeasedAugustine Obiora AkubezeApostolic Administrator of Warri, NigeriaArchbishop of Benin City, Nigeria
66.8AppointedAntonio Giuseppe CaiazzoApostolic Administrator of Tricarico, ItalyArchbishop of Matera-Irsina, Italy
62.3Ordained BishopAnthony Ovayero EwheridoBishop of Warri, Nigeria
52.3AppointedTomasz GrysaApostolic Nuncio to SeychellesApostolic Nuncio to Madagascar
10 Feb57.1InstalledGiovanni IntiniArchbishop of Brindisi-Ostuni, Italy
11 Feb54.5Ordained BishopRobert CisséBishop of Sikasso, Mali
76.0RetiredThomas Christopher CollinsArchbishop of Toronto, Ontario, CanadaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
57.1AppointedCarlos María Domínguez, O.A.R.Bishop of San Rafael, Argentina
54.4Ordained BishopJosé Genivaldo GarciaBishop of Estância, Sergipe, Brazil
51.2AppointedBob John Hassan KoromaBishop of Makeni, Sierra Leone
51.6AppointedFrank LeoArchbishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
51.0AppointedRolandas MakrickasTitular Archbishop of TolentinoCoadjutor Archpriest of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore {Saint Mary Major Basilica}
55.5InstalledEduardo MalaspinaBishop of Itapeva, Sao Paulo, Brazil
60.0AppointedMario Medina BalamAuxiliary Bishop of Yucatán, México
60.0AppointedMario Medina BalamTitular Bishop of PupianaAuxiliary Bishop of Yucatán, México
58.5Ordained BishopGabriel Msipu PhiriTitular Bishop of Arae in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Chipata, Zambia
68.1CeasedJean-Baptiste TiamaApostolic Administrator of Sikasso, MaliBishop of Mopti, Mali
12 Feb54.6InstalledJosé Albuquerque de AraújoBishop of Parintins, Amazonas, Brazil
62.3CeasedGustavo Bombín Espino, O.SS.T.Apostolic Administrator of Mahajanga, MadagascarArchbishop of Toliara, Madagascar
67.0AppointedDenis Chidi IsizohBishop of Aguleri, Nigeria
64.3InstalledZygmunt Robaszkiewicz, M.S.F.Bishop of Mahajanga, Madagascar
13 Feb75.0RetiredJavier Salinas ViñalsAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Valencia, Spain
14 Feb49.5AppointedDavid Abadías AurínAuxiliary Bishop of Barcelona, Spain
49.5AppointedDavid Abadías AurínTitular Bishop of UrciAuxiliary Bishop of Barcelona, Spain
57.1AppointedAnthony Narh AsareAuxiliary Bishop of Accra, Ghana
57.1AppointedAnthony Narh AsareTitular Bishop of Castellum in NumidiaAuxiliary Bishop of Accra, Ghana
63.5Ordained DeaconAntonio Luca Fallica, O.S.B.Deacon of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot of Montecassino, Italy
87.7DiedWilliam Joseph Kurtz, S.V.D. †Archbishop Emeritus of Madang, Papua New Guinea
54.3AppointedDražen KutlešaCoadjutor Archbishop of Zagreb, CroatiaArchbishop
58.2AppointedJohn Kobina LouisAuxiliary Bishop of Accra, Ghana
58.2AppointedJohn Kobina LouisTitular Bishop of FesseëAuxiliary Bishop of Accra, Ghana
57.1AppointedMauro Mantovani, S.D.B.Prefect of the Vatican Library
59.9Ordained BishopPatrick Michael Neary, C.S.C.Bishop of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, USA
73.0ResignedCesare PasiniPrefect of the Vatican LibraryPrefect Emeritus
75.9AppointedŽelimir PuljićApostolic Administrator of Split-Makarska, CroatiaArchbishop Emeritus of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
94.1DiedVito SchlickmannAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
64.7AppointedGerardo Villalonga HellínBishop of Menorca, Spain
15 Feb71.5ResignedGhaleb Moussa Abdalla BaderApostolic Nuncio to Dominican RepublicApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
71.5ResignedGhaleb Moussa Abdalla BaderApostolic Delegate to Puerto RicoApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Dominican Republic
50.8AppointedMarcelo Antônio da SilvaAuxiliary Bishop of Santo Amaro, Sao Paulo, Brazil
50.8AppointedMarcelo Antônio da SilvaTitular Bishop of TabaicaraAuxiliary Bishop of Santo Amaro, Sao Paulo, Brazil
75.0CeasedGiorgio Demetrio GallaroSecretary of the Dicastery for the Eastern ChurchesSecretary Emeritus
73.3AppointedAnthony Ireri Mukobo, I.M.C.Bishop of Isiolo, Kenya
56.4AppointedMichel Jalakh, O.A.M.Secretary of the Dicastery for the Eastern Churches
55.2AppointedCleophas Oseso TukaBishop of Nakuru, Kenya
40.7Ordained BishopMykola SemenyshynTitular Bishop of Iunca in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Ivano-Frankivsk [Stanislaviv] (Ukrainian), Ukraine
17 Feb58.3AppointedGiovanni Pietro Dal TosoApostolic Nuncio to CyprusApostolic Nuncio to Jordan
55.9Ordained BishopEduardo Gonzalo Redondo Castanera, H.S.O.D.Titular Bishop of TingariaAuxiliary Bishop of Quilmes, Argentina
61.0Ordained BishopPablito Martinez Tagura, S.V.D.Vicar Apostolic of San Jose in Mindoro, Philippines
75.0RetiredAdolfo Tito Camacho YllanaApostolic Nuncio to CyprusApostolic Nuncio to Israel
18 Feb55.5Ordained BishopJoseph Kakou AkaBishop of Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire
83.3CeasedStanislaus Fernandes, S.J.Apostolic Administrator of Baroda, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Gandhinagar, India
63.5Ordained BishopSebastião Mascarenhas, S.F.X.Bishop of Baroda, India
69.5DiedDavid Gerard O’ConnellAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USA
54.1Ordained BishopStefano RegaBishop of San Marco Argentano-Scalea, Italy
55.1InstalledJosé Carlos de Souza CamposArchbishop of Montes Claros, Minas Gerais, Brazil
19 Feb55.5InstalledJoseph Kakou AkaBishop of Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire
53.2Ordained BishopAntónio Manuel Bogaio Constantino, M.C.C.I.Titular Bishop of SutunurcaAuxiliary Bishop of Beira, Mozambique
41.8Ordained BishopAndriy KhimyakTitular Bishop of CuiculAuxiliary Bishop of Kyiv {Kiev} (Ukrainian), Ukraine
63.2CeasedAlexis Touably YouloApostolic Administrator of Yamoussoukro, Côte d’IvoireBishop of Agboville, Côte d’Ivoire
20 Feb62.5AppointedJean-Marie Vianney TwagirayezuBishop of Kibungo, Rwanda
21 Feb49.1Ordained BishopJuan Rafael Esposito-GarciaTitular Bishop of TablaAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
52.5Ordained BishopEvelio Menjivar-AyalaTitular Bishop of AëtusAuxiliary Bishop of Washington, District of Columbia, USA
67.8Ordained BishopPhilip Robert MogerTitular Bishop of GlastoniaAuxiliary Bishop of Southwark, England, Great Britain
23 Feb70.4AppointedGiacomo CirulliBishop of Sessa Aurunca, ItalyBishop of Teano-Calvi, Italy
60.8AppointedClaude LamoureuxBishop of Gaspé, Québec, Canada
75.7RetiredGaétan Proulx, O.S.M.Bishop of Gaspé, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
25 Feb57.0InstalledCarlos Alfredo Cabezas MendozaBishop of Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela
54.5InstalledJosé Genivaldo GarciaBishop of Estância, Sergipe, Brazil
56.5Ordained BishopAntônio Aparecido de Marcos FilhoTitular Bishop of CentenariaAuxiliary Bishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
66.9AppointedLuis Mariano MontemayorApostolic Nuncio to Ireland
91.1DiedSixto José Parzinger Foidl, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Villarrica, Chile
61.6InstalledJuarez Sousa Da SilvaArchbishop of Teresina, Piaui, Brazil
67.7ResignedVicente Juan SeguraAuxiliary Bishop of Valencia, SpainAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
61.1InstalledPablito Martinez Tagura, S.V.D.Vicar Apostolic of San Jose in Mindoro, Philippines
59.1CeasedDavid William Valencia AntonioApostolic Administrator of San Jose in Mindoro, PhilippinesBishop of Ilagan, Philippines
47.6AppointedFederico Guillermo WechsungAuxiliary Bishop of La Plata, Argentina
47.6AppointedFederico Guillermo WechsungTitular Bishop of PederodianaAuxiliary Bishop of La Plata, Argentina
26 Feb60.8CeasedDenis Jean-Marie JachietApostolic Administrator of Saint-Dié, FranceBishop of Belfort-Montbéliard, France
65.7DiedMário LucundeBishop Emeritus of Menongue, Angola
55.4CeasedAndrea MigliavaccaApostolic Administrator of San Miniato, ItalyBishop of Arezzo-Cortona-Sansepolcro, Italy
62.7InstalledGiovanni PaccosiBishop of San Miniato, Italy
61.9Ordained BishopJosef StübiTitular Bishop of LemellefaAuxiliary Bishop of Basel {Bâle, Basilea}, Switzerland
27 Feb50.6AppointedSaulius BužauskasAuxiliary Bishop of Kaunas, Lithuania
50.6AppointedSaulius BužauskasTitular Bishop of Castellum TatroportusAuxiliary Bishop of Kaunas, Lithuania
28 Feb66.5CeasedGeorg GänsweinPrefect of the Prefecture of the Papal HouseholdPrefect Emeritus
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