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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Mar57.9AppointedGiuseppe MengoliBishop of San Severo, Italy
50.7AppointedTonito José Francisco Xavier MuananouaAuxiliary Bishop of Maputo, Mozambique
50.7AppointedTonito José Francisco Xavier MuananouaTitular Bishop of OescusAuxiliary Bishop of Maputo, Mozambique
85.7DiedJoseph Edra UkpoArchbishop Emeritus of Calabar, Nigeria
2 Mar54.1CeasedNelson Jair Cardona RamírezApostolic Administrator of Villavicencio, ColombiaBishop of San José del Guaviare, Colombia
67.3InstalledMisael Vacca RamirezArchbishop of Villavicencio, Colombia
3 Mar43.6CeasedRami Flaviano Al-KabalanApostolic Administrator of Homs (-Hama-Nabk) (Syrian), SyriaApostolic Visitor (Visitator)
63.1AppointedVictor Barnuevo BendicoArchbishop of Capiz, Philippines
75.4RetiredDonald Francis HanchonAuxiliary Bishop of Detroit, Michigan, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
54.6Ordained BishopJulian Yacoub MuradArchbishop of Homs (-Hama-Nabk) (Syrian), Syria
4 Mar77.1RetiredVictor AgbanouBishop of Lokossa, BeninBishop Emeritus
52.6Ordained BishopJesús Omar Alemán ChávezBishop of Cuauhtémoc-Madera, Chihuahua, México
50.5AppointedCoffi Roger AnoumouBishop of Lokossa, Benin
66.9AppointedAntonio Giuseppe CaiazzoBishop of Tricarico, ItalyArchbishop of Matera-Irsina, Italy
64.7AppointedJorge Enrique Concha Cayuqueo, O.F.M.Bishop of Temuco, Chile
97.4DiedJoseph Gabriel FernandezBishop Emeritus of Quilon, India
52.3Ordained BishopGiuseppe LaterzaTitular Archbishop of VartanaApostolic Nuncio to Central African Republic
49.2Ordained BishopLevente Balázs MartosTitular Bishop of TrebaAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
54.1InstalledStefano RegaBishop of San Marco Argentano-Scalea, Italy
52.8AppointedPiotr WawrzynekAuxiliary Bishop of Legnica, Poland
52.8AppointedPiotr WawrzynekTitular Bishop of RusuccuruAuxiliary Bishop of Legnica, Poland
5 Mar48.1Ordained BishopReginei José ModoloTitular Bishop of Macriana in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
57.9InstalledSandro SalvucciArchbishop of Urbino-Urbania-Sant’Angelo in Vado, ItalyArchbishop of Pesaro, Italy
6 Mar87.5DiedBenigno Luigi Papa, O.F.M. Cap. †Archbishop Emeritus of Taranto, Italy
7 Mar80.4CeasedGiuseppe BertelloMember of the Council of CardinalsCardinal, President Emeritus of the Governatorate of Vatican City State
63.1AppointedFridolin Ambongo Besungu, O.F.M. Cap.Member of the Council of CardinalsCardinal, Archbishop of Kinshasa, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
63.3AppointedSérgio da RochaMember of the Council of CardinalsCardinal, Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
78.2AppointedOswald GraciasMember of the Council of CardinalsCardinal, Archbishop of Bombay, India
64.5AppointedJean-Claude Hollerich, S.J.Member of the Council of CardinalsCardinal, Archbishop of Luxembourg
65.6AppointedGérald Cyprien Lacroix, I.S.P.X.Member of the Council of CardinalsCardinal, Archbishop of Québec, Canada
99.2DiedAugusto LauroBishop Emeritus of San Marco Argentano-Scalea, Italy
69.4CeasedReinhard MarxMember of the Council of CardinalsCardinal, Archbishop of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
56.5AppointedMarco MellinoSecretary of the Council of Cardinals
61.5AppointedJulio MuratApostolic Nuncio to FinlandApostolic Nuncio to Sweden
78.6AppointedSeán Patrick O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap.Member of the Council of CardinalsCardinal, Archbishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
76.8AppointedJuan José Omella OmellaMember of the Council of CardinalsCardinal, Archbishop of Barcelona, Spain
68.1AppointedPietro ParolinMember of the Council of CardinalsCardinal, Secretary of State
80.1CeasedÓscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga, S.D.B.Coordinator of the Council of CardinalsCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
78.0AppointedFernando Vérgez Alzaga, L.C.Member of the Council of CardinalsCardinal, President of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State
8 Mar55.9AppointedJuarez Albino Destro, R.C.J.Auxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
55.9AppointedJuarez Albino Destro, R.C.J.Titular Bishop of SufetulaAuxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
63.6Ordained PriestAntonio Luca Fallica, O.S.B.Priest of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot of Montecassino, Italy
9 Mar64.8AppointedClaudio Pablo CastriconeAuxiliary Bishop of Orán, Argentina
64.8AppointedClaudio Pablo CastriconeTitular Bishop of Castra NovaAuxiliary Bishop of Orán, Argentina
48.5AppointedLoïc Philippe LagadecAuxiliary Bishop of Lyon, France
48.5AppointedLoïc Philippe LagadecTitular Bishop of CarpentrasAuxiliary Bishop of Lyon, France
59.2AppointedElias Kwenzakufani ZondiAuxiliary Bishop of Durban, South Africa
59.2AppointedElias Kwenzakufani ZondiTitular Bishop of RutaboAuxiliary Bishop of Durban, South Africa
10 Mar50.1AppointedJenry Orlando Ruiz MoraBishop of Trujillo, Honduras
76.6RetiredLuis Felipe Solé Fa, C.M.Bishop of Trujillo, HondurasBishop Emeritus
11 Mar93.2DiedAngel Tec-i HobayanBishop Emeritus of Catarman, Philippines
71.4InstalledMichael Lenihan, O.F.M.Archbishop of San Pedro Sula, Honduras
86.1DiedAlexandru MesianBishop of Lugoj (Romanian), Romania
62.5Ordained BishopSławomir OderBishop of Gliwice, Poland
12 Mar91.5DiedJoseph Edward TroyBishop Emeritus of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
14 Mar83.0DiedAngel Floro Martínez, I.E.M.E. †Bishop Emeritus of Gokwe, Zimbabwe
15 Mar62.8AppointedFortunatus NwachukwuSecretary of the Dicastery for Evangelization
62.7CeasedProtase RugambwaSecretary of the Dicastery for EvangelizationCardinal, Archbishop of Tabora, Tanzania
16 Mar52.6AppointedCălin Ioan BotArchiepiscopal Administrator of Lugoj (Romanian), RomaniaBishop
63.6InstalledAntonio Luca Fallica, O.S.B.Abbot of Montecassino, Italy
94.4DiedJosé Francisco Moreira dos Santos, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Uije, Angola
61.5AppointedJulio MuratApostolic Nuncio to NorwayApostolic Nuncio to Sweden
71.0DiedVictor de la Cruz OcampoBishop of Gumaca, Philippines
66.2CeasedDonato Ogliari, O.S.B.Apostolic Administrator of Montecassino, ItalyAbbot of San Paolo fuori le Mura, Italy
17 Mar67.1InstalledDenis Chidi IsizohBishop of Aguleri, Nigeria
54.8InstalledMichael Robert KennedyBishop of Maitland-Newcastle, Australia
18 Mar59.4Ordained BishopAldo Berardi, O.SS.T.Vicar Apostolic of Northern Arabia, Bahrain
80.9CeasedPaul Hinder, O.F.M. Cap.Apostolic Administrator of Northern Arabia, BahrainVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Southern Arabia, United Arab Emirates
54.4CeasedDražen KutlešaApostolic Administrator of Poreč i Pula, CroatiaArchbishop of Zagreb, Croatia
79.8CeasedRaúl Antonio Martinez ParedesApostolic Administrator of Izabal, GuatemalaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Santiago de Guatemala
63.8Ordained BishopMiguel Ángel Martínez MéndezVicar Apostolic of Izabal, Guatemala
92.5DiedJoseph PowathilArchbishop Emeritus of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar), India
56.8Ordained BishopSalvatore RumeoBishop of Noto, Italy
63.7CeasedAntonio StaglianòApostolic Administrator of Noto, ItalyPresident of the Pontifical Academy of Theology
62.8InstalledIvan ŠtironjaBishop of Poreč i Pula, Croatia
19 Mar70.4InstalledGiacomo CirulliBishop of Sessa Aurunca, ItalyBishop of Teano-Calvi, Italy
20 Mar57.8AppointedVusumuzi Francis Mazibuko, O.M.I.Vicar Apostolic of Ingwavuma, South Africa
21 Mar71.1DiedFernand Joseph Cheri III, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
52.4AppointedTomasz GrysaApostolic Nuncio to MauritiusApostolic Nuncio to Madagascar
23 Mar54.3CeasedElkin Fernando Álvarez BoteroApostolic Administrator of Santa Fe de Antioquia, ColombiaBishop of Santa Rosa de Osos, Colombia
62.6InstalledHugo Alberto Torres MarínArchbishop of Santa Fe de Antioquia, Colombia
25 Mar49.6Ordained BishopDavid Abadías AurínTitular Bishop of UrciAuxiliary Bishop of Barcelona, Spain
60.7Ordained BishopAlejandro Arellano Cedillo, C.O.R.C.Titular Archbishop of BisuldinoDean of the Roman Rota
72.1ResignedFranz-Josef Hermann BodeBishop of Osnabrück, GermanyBishop Emeritus
77.4RetiredThomas DabreBishop of Poona, IndiaBishop Emeritus
57.2InstalledCarlos María Domínguez, O.A.R.Bishop of San Rafael, Argentina
77.0CeasedWilliam D’Souza, S.J.Apostolic Administrator of Buxar, IndiaArchbishop Emeritus of Patna, India
58.5AppointedPeter Kiều Công TùngBishop of Phát Diệm, Viet Nam
51.7InstalledFrank LeoArchbishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
52.7AppointedPeter Lê Tấn LợiCoadjutor Bishop of Cần Thơ, Viet Nam
58.9Ordained BishopJosé Vicente Nácher Tatay, C.M.Archbishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
62.9AppointedLouis Nguyên Anh TuanBishop of Hà Tĩnh, Viet Nam
64.8Ordained BishopEmilio Rocha Grande, O.F.M.Archbishop of Tanger, Morocco
55.5AppointedJohn RodriguesBishop of Poona, India
55.5Ordained BishopJames ShekharBishop of Buxar, India
63.9InstalledEvaristo Pascoal Spengler, O.F.M.Bishop of Roraima, Brazil
59.6Ordained BishopEnrico TrevisiBishop of Trieste, Italy
75.1RetiredThomas Anthony WilliamsAuxiliary Bishop of Liverpool, England, Great BritainAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
26 Mar78.3DiedDavid Christopher McGoughAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Birmingham, England, Great Britain
88.9DiedKarl-Josef RauberCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Belgium
27 MarAppointedRamón D. UriarteAdministrator of Gumaca, Philippines
28 Mar64.5ResignedMichael Jude ByrnesArchbishop of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania)Archbishop Emeritus
AppointedRomeo (Romy) Duetao ConvocarApostolic Administrator of Agaña, Guam, Pacific (Oceania)
29 Mar58.6AppointedCelso Ba ShweBishop of Loikaw, Myanmar
62.4InstalledMario Eduardo Dorsonville-RodríguezBishop of Houma-Thibodaux, Louisiana, USA
70.7AppointedPéter ErdőCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria NuovaCardinal, Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest, Hungary
65.2AppointedJosé Vicente Pinto de Alencar da SilvaBishop of Salgueiro, Pernambuco, Brazil
59.3AppointedNélio Domingos ZorteaBishop of Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
30 Mar74.1AppointedJan Sergiusz Gajek, M.I.C.Apostolic Administrator of Belarus, Faithful of Byzantine Rite (Byzantine)
60.8AppointedÁlvaro Mon Peréz, C.Ss.R.Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Carreño, Colombia
66.9AppointedJoachim WalderAuxiliary Bishop of Aizawl, India
66.9AppointedJoachim WalderTitular Bishop of LegiaAuxiliary Bishop of Aizawl, India
31 Mar52.1ConfirmedPola Ayoub Matta Usama Shafik AkhnoukhBishop of Ismayliah (Coptic), Egypt
50.9Ordained BishopAnthony Cerdan CelinoTitular Bishop of MaronanaAuxiliary Bishop of El Paso, Texas, USA
55.9ConfirmedMorqos Thomas Esam William Bolos FaragallaBishop of Al Qusia (Coptic), Egypt
74.3RetiredAlain Émile Baptiste PlanetBishop of Carcassonne et Narbonne, FranceBishop Emeritus
51.1SucceededBruno Paul Marie ValentinBishop of Carcassonne et Narbonne, France
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