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2020.01.02

Vietnam Archbishop Pierre Nguyễn Văn Tốt resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka

2019.03.21

Benin Bishop Paul Kouassivi Vieira, Bishop of Djougou (Benin), passed away at 69

2018.07.04

USA Archbishop Michael August Blume, S.V.D., Apostolic Nuncio to Uganda, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Hungary

2018.04.07

Nigeria Fr. Simon T. Faddoul was consecrated as Bishop of Annunciation of Ibadan of the Maronites (Nigeria) and Apostolic Visitator in Southern Africa of the Maronites

2018.02.28

Nigeria Apostolic Exarchate of Western and Central Africa (Maronite Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Annunciation of Ibadan (Nigeria)

Nigeria Fr. Simon T. Faddoul, Apostolic Exarch of Western and Central Africa of the Maronites (Nigeria) and Apostolic Visitator in Southern Africa of the Maronites, was elected Bishop of Annunciation of Ibadan of the Maronites (Nigeria)

2017.08.24

Benin Bishop Barthélemy Adoukonou resigned as Secretary of Pontifical Council for Culture

2017.08.22

Benin Archbishop Nestor Assogba, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Cotonou (Benin), passed away at 88

2017.06.19

India Cardinal Ivan Dias, Cardinal-Priest of Spirito Santo alla Ferratella, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Bombay (India), Prefect emeritus of Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, President emeritus of Interdicasterial Commission for Consecrated Religious and Grand Chancellor emeritus of Pontifical Urbaniana University, passed away at 81

2016.10.26

Benin Bishop Victor Agbanou, Bishop of Lokossa (Benin), was appointed as President of Episcopal Conference of Benin

Benin Bishop Eugène Cyrille Houndékon, Bishop of Abomey (Benin), was appointed as Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Benin

Benin Archbishop Pascal N’Koué, Metropolitan Archbishop of Parakou (Benin), was appointed as Secretary General of Episcopal Conference of Benin

2016.09.24

Benin Fr. Roger Houngbédji, O.P. was consecrated as Metropolitan Archbishop of Cotonou (Benin)

2016.06.25

Benin Archbishop Antoine Ganyé resigned as President of Episcopal Conference of Benin and Metropolitan Archbishop of Cotonou (Benin)

Benin Fr. Roger Houngbédji, O.P. was elected Metropolitan Archbishop of Cotonou (Benin)

2015.12.19

Benin Fr. Aristide Gonsallo was consecrated as Bishop of Porto Novo (Benin)

2015.10.24

Benin Fr. Jean-Benoît Gnambode, C.I.M. resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Porto Novo (Benin)

Benin Fr. Aristide Gonsallo was elected Bishop of Porto Novo (Benin)

2015.03.28

Benin Fr. François Gnonhossou, S.M.A. was consecrated as Bishop of Dassa-Zoumé (Benin)

2015.03.21

France Archbishop André Dupuy resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Netherlands and Permanent Representative to Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)

2015.02.12

Benin Fr. François Gnonhossou, S.M.A. was elected Bishop of Dassa-Zoumé (Benin)

Benin Fr. Benoît Gbemavo Goudote resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Dassa-Zoumé (Benin)

2014.05.17

Benin Fr. Antoine Sabi Bio was consecrated as Bishop of Natitingou (Benin)

2014.03.22

Vietnam Archbishop Pierre Nguyễn Văn Tốt, Apostolic Nuncio to Costa Rica, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka

2014.03.13

Benin Fr. Antoine Sabi Bio, Apostolic Administrator of Natitingou (Benin), was elected Bishop of Natitingou (Benin)

2014.01.13

Nigeria Apostolic Exarchate of Western and Central Africa (Maronite Rite) was established (Nigeria)

Nigeria Fr. Simon T. Faddoul was appointed as Apostolic Exarch of Western and Central Africa of the Maronites (Nigeria) and Apostolic Visitator in Southern Africa of the Maronites

2013.08.15

Benin Archbishop Antoine Ganyé resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Dassa-Zoumé (Benin)

Benin Fr. Benoît Gbemavo Goudote was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Dassa-Zoumé (Benin)

2013.07.16

Cameroon Archbishop Brian Udaigwe, Apostolic Nuncio to Benin, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Togo

2013.04.27

Cameroon Msgr. Brian Udaigwe was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Suelli and Apostolic Nuncio to Benin

2013.04.13

Italy Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello, President of Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State and President of Governorate of Vatican City State, was appointed as Member of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia

2013.04.08

Cameroon Archbishop-elect Brian Udaigwe was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Benin

2013.02.22

Cameroon Msgr. Brian Udaigwe was elected Titular Archbishop of Suelli

2013.02.02

USA Archbishop Michael August Blume, S.V.D., Apostolic Nuncio to Benin and Apostolic Nuncio to Togo, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Uganda

2012.10.27

Benin Fr. Jean-Benoît Gnambode, C.I.M. was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Porto Novo (Benin)

2012.10.17

Benin Bishop René-Marie Ehuzu, C.I.M., Bishop of Porto Novo (Benin), passed away at 68

2012.06.17

Italy Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello took possession as Cardinal-Deacon of Ss. Vito, Modesto e Crescenzia

2012.02.18

Italy Archbishop Giuseppe Bertello, Titular Archbishop of Urbisaglia, President of Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State and President of Governorate of Vatican City State, was created Cardinal-Deacon of Ss. Vito, Modesto e Crescenzia

2011.12.15

France Archbishop André Dupuy, Apostolic Nuncio to European Union and Apostolic Nuncio to Monaco, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Netherlands and Permanent Representative to Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)

2011.10.08

Benin Fr. Barthélemy Adoukonou was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Zama minor and Secretary of Pontifical Council for Culture

2011.10.01

Italy Archbishop Giuseppe Bertello, Apostolic Nuncio to Italy and Apostolic Nuncio to San Marino, was appointed as President of Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State and President of Governorate of Vatican City State

2011.10

Benin Archbishop Antoine Ganyé, President of Episcopal Conference of Benin and Metropolitan Archbishop of Cotonou (Benin), was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Dassa-Zoumé (Benin)

2011.09.10

Benin Fr. Barthélemy Adoukonou, Secretary of Pontifical Council for Culture, was elected Titular Bishop of Zama minor

2011.08.13

Benin Fr. Antoine Sabi Bio was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Natitingou (Benin)

2011.06.14

Benin Bishop Pascal N’Koué, Bishop of Natitingou (Benin), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Parakou (Benin)

2011.05.10

India Cardinal Ivan Dias resigned as Prefect of Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, President of Interdicasterial Commission for Consecrated Religious and Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Urbaniana University

2010.11.04

Benin Archbishop Fidèle Agbatchi resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Parakou (Benin)

2010.08.21

Benin Archbishop Marcel Honorat Léon Agboton resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Cotonou (Benin)

Benin Bishop Antoine Ganyé, Bishop of Dassa-Zoumé (Benin) and President of Episcopal Conference of Benin, was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Cotonou (Benin)

2010.03.10

Benin Bishop Vincent Mensah, Bishop emeritus of Porto Novo (Benin), passed away at 85

2009.12.03

Benin Fr. Barthélemy Adoukonou was appointed as Secretary of Pontifical Council for Culture

2008.05.13

Benin Cardinal Bernardin Gantin, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina, Prefect emeritus of Congregation for Bishops and President emeritus of Pontifical Commission for Latin America, passed away at 86

Vietnam Archbishop Pierre Nguyễn Văn Tốt, Apostolic Nuncio to Chad and Apostolic Nuncio to Central African Republic, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Costa Rica

2008.04.27

Benin Bishop Lucien Monsi-Agboka, Bishop emeritus of Abomey (Benin), passed away at 81

2008.02.03

Benin Fr. Eugène Cyrille Houndékon was consecrated as Bishop of Abomey (Benin)

2007.12.20

Benin Fr. Eugène Cyrille Houndékon was elected Bishop of Abomey (Benin)

2007.01.11

Italy Archbishop Giuseppe Bertello, Apostolic Nuncio to Mexico, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Italy and Apostolic Nuncio to San Marino

2007.01.03

Benin Bishop René-Marie Ehuzu, C.I.M., Bishop of Abomey (Benin), was appointed as Bishop of Porto Novo (Benin)

2006.07.11

France Archbishop André Dupuy, Apostolic Nuncio to European Union, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Monaco

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