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2019.04.13

Canada Bishop Brian Joseph Dunn, Bishop of Antigonish (Canada), was promoted as Coadjutor Archbishop of Halifax–Yarmouth (Canada) and Apostolic Administrator of Antigonish (Canada)

2019.03.28

Canada Bishop Michael Mulhall, Bishop of Pembroke (Canada), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Kingston (Canada)

Canada Archbishop Brendan Michael O’Brien resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Kingston (Canada)

2019.03.26

Australia Fr. Carl Reid was appointed as Ordinary of Our Lady of the Southern Cross (Australia)

2019.03.04

Spain Archbishop Pedro López Quintana, Apostolic Nuncio to Lithuania, Apostolic Nuncio to Estonia and Apostolic Nuncio to Latvia, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Austria

2019.02.22

Canada Fr. Guy Desrochers, C.SS.R. was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Melzi and Auxiliary Bishop of Alexandria–Cornwall (Canada)

2019.01.25

Canada Bishop Jacques Berthelet, C.S.V., Bishop emeritus of Saint-Jean–Longueuil (Canada), passed away at 84

2019.01.12

Papua New Guinea Bishop Christian Conrad Blouin, C.M.M., Bishop emeritus of Lae (Papua New Guinea), passed away at 77

2019.01.05

Canada Fr. Raymond Leslie O’Toole, S.F.M., Assistant Secretary General of Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences, passed away at 81

2018.12.28

Canada Bishop Attila Miklósházy, S.J., Titular Bishop of Castellum minus, passed away at 87

2018.12.22

Canada Apostolic Exarchate of Canada (Syro-Malabar Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Mississauga (Canada)

Canada Bishop Jose Kalluvelil, Titular Bishop of Tabala and Apostolic Exarch of Canada of the Syro-Malabars (Canada), was appointed as Bishop of Mississauga of the Syro-Malabars (Canada)

2018.12.16

Canada Bishop Eugène Philippe LaRocque, Bishop emeritus of Alexandria–Cornwall (Canada), passed away at 91

2018.12.12

Canada Archbishop Martin William Currie resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Saint John’s, Newfoundland (Canada)

Canada Fr. Guy Desrochers, C.SS.R. was elected Titular Bishop of Melzi and Auxiliary Bishop of Alexandria–Cornwall (Canada)

Canada Bishop Peter Joseph Hundt, Bishop of Corner Brook and Labrador (Canada), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Saint John’s, Newfoundland (Canada)

2018.12.03

Canada Diocese of Hearst was renamed as Diocese of Hearst–Moosonee (gained territory from the suppressed Diocese of Moosonee) (Canada)

Canada Diocese of Moosonee was suppressed (to Diocese of Hearst–Moosonee) (Canada)

Canada Bishop Robert Ovide Bourgon, Bishop of Hearst (Canada) and Apostolic Administrator of Moosonee (Canada), was appointed as Bishop of Hearst–Moosonee (Canada)

2018.11.13

Malta Archbishop Charles Jude Scicluna, President of College for the review of appeals by clergy accused of delicta graviora, Metropolitan Archbishop of Malta (Malta) and President of Episcopal Conference of Malta, was appointed as Adjunct Secretary of Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

2018.11.09

Paraguay Bishop Pierre Laurent Jubinville, C.S.Sp., Bishop of San Pedro (Paraguay), was appointed as Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Paraguay

2018.10.10

Papua New Guinea Bishop Christian Conrad Blouin, C.M.M. resigned as Bishop of Lae (Papua New Guinea)

2018.09.04

Chad Bishop Joseph Marie Régis Belzile, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop emeritus of Moundou (Chad), passed away at 87

2018.09.02

Canada Fr. Marián Andrej Pacák, C.SS.R. was consecrated as Bishop of Saints Cyril and Methodius of Toronto of the Slovaks (Canada)

2018.07.22

Canada Fr. Pierre Olivier Tremblay, O.M.I. was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Knin and Auxiliary Bishop of Trois-Rivières (Canada)

2018.07.17

Canada Fr. Alain Ambeault, C.S.V. resigned as Superior General of Clerics of Saint Viator (Viatorians)

2018.07.16

Canada Fr. George Terence Smith, C.S.B. resigned as Superior General of Congregation of Saint Basil (Basilians)

Canada Fr. Kevin J. Storey, C.S.B. was appointed as Superior General of Congregation of Saint Basil (Basilians)

2018.07.05

Canada Fr. Marián Andrej Pacák, C.SS.R. was elected Bishop of Saints Cyril and Methodius of Toronto of the Slovaks (Canada)

2018.06.28

Canada Cardinal Marc Ouellet, P.S.S., Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Traspontina, Prefect of Congregation for Bishops and President of Pontifical Commission for Latin America, was appointed as Cardinal-Bishop of S. Maria in Traspontina

2018.05.21

Canada Fr. Pierre Olivier Tremblay, O.M.I. was elected Titular Bishop of Knin and Auxiliary Bishop of Trois-Rivières (Canada)

2018.05.18

Canada Bishop Raymond Poisson, Bishop of Joliette (Canada), was appointed as Coadjutor Bishop of Saint-Jérôme (Canada)

2018.05.07

Canada Fr. Maurice Bélanger, I.S.P.X., Director General emeritus of Secular Institute of Pius X, passed away at 86

2018.04.27

Canada Archbishop Terrence Thomas Prendergast, S.J., Metropolitan Archbishop of Ottawa (Canada) and Apostolic Administrator of Alexandria–Cornwall (Canada), was appointed as Bishop of Alexandria–Cornwall (Canada)

2018.04.16

USA Archbishop Stefan Soroka resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Philadelphia of the Ukrainians (USA)

2018.03.19

Canada Msgr. José Avelino Bettencourt was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Novigrad, Apostolic Nuncio to Armenia and Apostolic Nuncio to Georgia

2018.03.16

Canada Fr. Jon Hansen, C.SS.R. was consecrated as Bishop of MacKenzie–Fort Smith (Canada)

2018.03.10

Canada Fr. Pierre Goudreault was consecrated as Bishop of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière (Canada)

Canada Bishop Roch Pedneault, Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Chicoutimi (Canada), passed away at 90

2018.03.08

Canada Archbishop-elect José Avelino Bettencourt, Apostolic Nuncio to Armenia, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Georgia

2018.03.01

Canada Archbishop-elect José Avelino Bettencourt was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Armenia

Canada Bishop Jean-Guy Hamelin, Bishop emeritus of Rouyn-Noranda (Canada), passed away at 92

2018.02.26

Canada Msgr. José Avelino Bettencourt, Head of Protocol of Secretariat of State, was elected Titular Archbishop of Novigrad

2018.02.20

Italy Cardinal Paolo Romeo, Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria Odigitria dei Siciliani pro hac vice Title and Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Palermo (Italy), reached the age of 80 and became ineligible to vote in a future conclave (Italy)

2018.02.13

Canada Bishop Gregory John Matthew Bittman, Titular Bishop of Caltadria and Auxiliary Bishop of Edmonton (Canada), was appointed as Bishop of Nelson (Canada)

Canada Bishop John Dennis Corriveau, O.F.M. Cap. resigned as Bishop of Nelson (Canada)

2018.02.11

Canada Archbishop Joseph Neil MacNeil, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Edmonton (Canada), passed away at 93

2018.02.02

Canada Fr. René Guay was consecrated as Bishop of Chicoutimi (Canada)

2018.01.19

Canada Archbishop Maurice Couture, R.S.V., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Québec (Canada), passed away at 91

2017.12.31

Canada Bishop Clément Fecteau, Bishop emeritus of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière (Canada), passed away at 84

2017.12.15

Canada Fr. Jon Hansen, C.SS.R. was elected Bishop of MacKenzie–Fort Smith (Canada)

2017.12.12

Canada Archbishop Alphonsus Liguori Penney, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Saint John’s, Newfoundland (Canada), passed away at 93

2017.12.08

Canada Fr. Pierre Goudreault was elected Bishop of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière (Canada)

Canada Bishop Yvon-Joseph Moreau, O.C.S.O. resigned as Bishop of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière (Canada)

2017.11.18

Canada Fr. René Guay was elected Bishop of Chicoutimi (Canada)

Canada Bishop André Rivest resigned as Bishop of Chicoutimi (Canada)

2017.11.06

Canada Bishop Jacques Landriault, Bishop emeritus of Timmins (Canada), passed away at 96

2017.10.31

USA Bishop Bawai Soro, Titular Bishop of Foratiana, was appointed as Bishop of Mar Addai of Toronto of the Chaldeans (Canada)

2017.09.27

Canada Bishop David Douglas Crosby, O.M.I. resigned as President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

Canada Archbishop Richard Joseph Gagnon, Archbishop of Winnipeg (Canada), was appointed as Vice-President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

Canada Bishop Lionel Gendron, P.S.S., Bishop of Saint-Jean–Longueuil (Canada) and Vice-President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, was appointed as President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops

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as of 2019.04.15

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