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2020.02.29

Ecuador Fr. Antonio Crameri, S.S.C. was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Apollonia and Auxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil (Ecuador)

2019.12.20

Ecuador Fr. Antonio Crameri, S.S.C., was elected Titular Bishop of Apollonia and Auxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil (Ecuador)

2019.11.19

Switzerland Mr. René Brülhart resigned as President of Financial Information Authority

2019.09.01

England Bishop Hlib Borys Sviatoslav Lonchyna, M.S.U., resigned as Bishop of Holy Family of London of the Ukrainians (England)

2019.05.20

Switzerland Bishop Pétur Bürcher was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Chur (Switzerland)

Switzerland Bishop Vitus Huonder resigned as Bishop of Chur (Switzerland)

2019.05.19

Switzerland Bishop Amédée Grab, O.S.B., Bishop emeritus of Chur (Switzerland), passed away at 89

2019.02.18

Bolivia Bishop Carlos Bürgler, C.SS.R., resigned as Vicar Apostolic of Reyes (Bolivia)

USA Bishop Borys Andrij Gudziak, Bishop of Saint-Vladimir-le-Grand de Paris of the Ukrainians (France), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Philadelphia of the Ukrainians (USA)

England Bishop Hlib Borys Sviatoslav Lonchyna, M.S.U., Apostolic Visitator in Ireland of the Ukrainians and Bishop of Holy Family of London of the Ukrainians (England), was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Saint-Vladimir-le-Grand de Paris of the Ukrainians (France)

2019.01.01

Switzerland Bishop Markus Büchel, Bishop of Sankt Gallen (Switzerland), was appointed as Vice-President of Conference of Bishops of Switzerland

Switzerland Bishop Felix Gmür, Bishop of Basel (Switzerland) and Vice-President of Conference of Bishops of Switzerland, was appointed as President of Conference of Bishops of Switzerland

Switzerland Bishop Charles Morerod, O.P., resigned as President of Conference of Bishops of Switzerland

2018.11.30

Estonia Archbishop Peter Stephan Zurbriggen resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Austria

2018.11.23

Austria Fr. Vinzenz Wohlwend, O. Cist., Apostolic Administrator of Wettingen-Mehrerau (Austria), was appointed as Abbot Ordinary of Wettingen-Mehrerau (Austria)

2018.09.03

Switzerland Fr. Mauro Jöhri, O.F.M. Cap., resigned as Minister General of Order of Capuchin Friars Minor (Capuchin Franciscans) and President of Union of Superiors General (U.S.G.)

2018.08.01

Austria Fr. Vinzenz Wohlwend, O. Cist., was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Wettingen-Mehrerau (Austria)

2018.07.11

Switzerland Bishop Bernard Fellay, S.S.P.X. , resigned as Superior General of Society of Saint Pius X

2017.12.06

Sweden Cardinal Anders Arborelius, O.C.D., took possession as Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria degli Angeli

2017.11.12

France Cardinal Bernard Panafieu, Cardinal-Priest of S. Gregorio Barbarigo alle Tre Fontane and Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Marseille (France), passed away at 86

2017.09.12

Switzerland Archbishop Emil Paul Tscherrig, Apostolic Nuncio to Argentina, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Italy and Apostolic Nuncio to San Marino

2017.06.28

Sweden Bishop Anders Arborelius, O.C.D., Bishop of Stockholm (Sweden) and Vice-President of Scandinavian Episcopal Conference, was created Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria degli Angeli

2017.06.21

Switzerland Prof. Werner Arber resigned as President of Pontifical Academies of Sciences

2017.01.13

Switzerland Cardinal Gilberto Agustoni, Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Urbano e Lorenzo a Prima Porta pro hac vice Title, Prefect emeritus of Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura and President emeritus of Supreme Court of Vatican City State, passed away at 94

2016.12.30

Estonia Archbishop Justo Mullor García, President emeritus of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, passed away at 84

2016.10.11

Switzerland Abbot Jean-Michel Girard, C.R.B., Superior General of Canons Regular of the Hospitaller Congregation of Great Saint Bernard, was appointed as Abbot Primate of Confederation of Canons Regular of Saint Augustine

2016.10.08

Switzerland Fr. Damian Weber, C.M.M., resigned as Superior General of Congregation of Mariannhill Missionaries

2016.04.04

Switzerland Colonel Christoph Graf, Commander of Pontifical Swiss Guard, was appointed as Member of Financial Security Committee

2016.03.31

Switzerland Cardinal Georges-Marie-Martin Cottier, O.P., Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Domenico e Sisto pro hac vice Title and Pro-Theologian emeritus of Prefecture of the Papal Household, passed away at 93

2016.02.13

Slovenia Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, Apostolic Nuncio to Russian Federation and Apostolic Nuncio to Uzbekistan, was appointed as Permanent Observer to Office of the United Nations and Specialized Institutions in Geneva (UNOG), Permanent Observer to World Trade Organization (WTO) and Representative to International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Italy Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi, C.S., resigned as Permanent Observer to Office of the United Nations and Specialized Institutions in Geneva (UNOG), Permanent Observer to World Trade Organization (WTO) and Representative to International Organization for Migration (IOM)

2016.01.07

Madagascar Bishop Alwin Albert Hafner, M.S.F., Bishop emeritus of Morombe (Madagascar), passed away at 85

2016.01.01

Switzerland Bishop Markus Büchel resigned as President of Conference of Bishops of Switzerland

Switzerland Bishop Felix Gmür, Bishop of Basel (Switzerland), was appointed as Vice-President of Conference of Bishops of Switzerland

Switzerland Bishop Charles Morerod, O.P., Bishop of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Switzerland) and Vice-President of Conference of Bishops of Switzerland, was appointed as President of Conference of Bishops of Switzerland

2015.12.17

Switzerland Abbot Joseph Roduit, C.R.A., Abbot Ordinary emeritus of Saint-Maurice d’Agaune (Switzerland) and Abbot Ordinary emeritus of Swiss Congregation of Canons Regular of Saint Maurice of Agaune, passed away at 76

2015.12.12

Switzerland Fr. François Pascal Burri resigned as Chaplain of Pontifical Swiss Guard

Switzerland Fr. Thomas Widmer was appointed as Chaplain of Pontifical Swiss Guard

2015.11.26

Switzerland Fr. Mauro Jöhri, O.F.M. Cap., Minister General of Order of Capuchin Friars Minor (Capuchin Franciscans) and Vice-President of Union of Superiors General (U.S.G.), was appointed as President of Union of Superiors General (U.S.G.)

2015.09.18

Switzerland Bishop Pétur Bürcher resigned as Bishop of Reykjavík (Iceland)

2015.09.09

Sweden Bishop Anders Arborelius, O.C.D., Bishop of Stockholm (Sweden) and President of Scandinavian Episcopal Conference, was appointed as Vice-President of Scandinavian Episcopal Conference

2015.09.05

Italy Archbishop Diego Causero resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Liechtenstein and Apostolic Nuncio to Switzerland

USA Archbishop Thomas Edward Gullickson, Apostolic Nuncio to Ukraine, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Liechtenstein and Apostolic Nuncio to Switzerland

2015.07.03

Switzerland Lieutenant Colonel Philippe Morard was appointed as Vice Commander of Pontifical Swiss Guard

2015.06.30

Switzerland Bishop Pierre Farine resigned as Auxiliary Bishop of Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg (Switzerland)

2015.06.13

Germany Cardinal Karl-Josef Rauber took possession as Cardinal-Deacon of S. Antonio di Padova a Circonvallazione Appia

2015.05.22

Switzerland Abbot Jean-César Scarcella, C.R.A., was confirmed as Abbot Ordinary of Saint-Maurice d’Agaune (Switzerland) and Abbot Ordinary of Swiss Congregation of Canons Regular of Saint Maurice of Agaune

2015.04.10

Switzerland Fr. Jean-César Scarcella, C.R.A., was appointed as Abbot Ordinary of Saint-Maurice d’Agaune (Switzerland)

2015.03.24

Ecuador Bishop Bertram Víctor Wick Enzler, Titular Bishop of Carpi and Auxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil (Ecuador), was appointed as Bishop of Santo Domingo (Ecuador)

2015.03.18

Switzerland Abbot Joseph Roduit, C.R.A., resigned as Abbot Ordinary of Saint-Maurice d’Agaune (Switzerland) and Abbot Ordinary of Swiss Congregation of Canons Regular of Saint Maurice of Agaune

2015.02.14

Germany Archbishop Karl-Josef Rauber, Titular Archbishop of Iubaltiana, was created Cardinal-Deacon of S. Antonio di Padova a Circonvallazione Appia

2015.02.07

Switzerland Lieutenant Colonel Christoph Graf, Vice Commander of Pontifical Swiss Guard, was appointed as Commander of Pontifical Swiss Guard

2015.01.31

Switzerland Colonel Daniel Rudolf Anrig resigned as Commander of Pontifical Swiss Guard

2015

Switzerland Abbot Benno Malfèr, O.S.B., resigned as President of Benedictine Congregation of Switzerland

Switzerland Abbot Christian Meyer, O.S.B., was appointed as President of Benedictine Congregation of Switzerland

2014.12.22

Switzerland Bishop Martin Gächter resigned as Auxiliary Bishop of Basel (Switzerland)

2014.11.19

Switzerland Mr. René Brülhart, Director of Financial Information Authority and Secretary of Financial Security Committee, was appointed as President of Financial Information Authority

2014.10.29

Switzerland Fr. Jean-Michel Girard, C.R.B., was appointed as Superior General of Canons Regular of the Hospitaller Congregation of Great Saint Bernard

2014.09.28

Switzerland Abbot Jean-Marie Lovey, C.R.B. was consecrated as Bishop of Sion (Switzerland)

2014.07.09

Germany Mr. Ernst von Freyberg resigned as President of Institute for Works of Religion

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