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2018.05.11

Ghana Archbishop Matthias Kobena Nketsiah resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Cape Coast (Ghana)

Ghana Archbishop Gabriel Charles Palmer-Buckle, Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra (Ghana) and Vice-President of Ghana Bishops’ Conference, was appointed as Metropolitan Archbishop of Cape Coast (Ghana)

2018.04.07

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

2018.03.17

Congo-Kinshasa Archbishop Léon Kalenga Badikebele, Apostolic Nuncio to El Salvador, Apostolic Nuncio to Belize and Extra-Regional Observer to Central American Integration System (SICA), was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Argentina

2018.02.28

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

2017.10.02

Botswana Bishop Frank Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D., Titular Bishop of Pauzera, Vicar Apostolic of Francistown (Botswana) and Apostolic Administrator of Gaborone (Botswana), was appointed as Bishop of Francistown (Botswana)

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

2017.03.16

Ghana Bishop Gabriel Edoe Kumordji, S.V.D., Titular Bishop of Ita and Vicar Apostolic of Donkorkrom (Ghana), was appointed as Bishop of Keta–Akatsi (Ghana)

2016.10.14

Ghana Archbishop Philip Naameh, Metropolitan Archbishop of Tamale (Ghana), was appointed as President of Ghana Bishops’ Conference

Ghana Bishop Joseph Osei-Bonsu resigned as President of Ghana Bishops’ Conference

Ghana Archbishop Gabriel Charles Palmer-Buckle, Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra (Ghana), was appointed as Vice-President of Ghana Bishops’ Conference

2016.08.31

Ghana Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson, President of Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, was appointed as Prefect of Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development

2016.05.27

Ghana Fr. Richard Kuuia Baawobr, M. Afr. resigned as Superior General of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers) and Vice-Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies

Italy Archbishop Girolamo Prigione, Apostolic Nuncio emeritus to Mexico, passed away at 94

2016.05.07

Ghana Fr. Richard Kuuia Baawobr, M. Afr. was consecrated as Bishop of Wa (Ghana)

2016.04.10

Ghana Archbishop Thomas Kwaku Mensah, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Kumasi (Ghana), passed away at 81

2016.04.07

Ghana Bishop Anthony Kwami Adanuty resigned as Bishop of Keta–Akatsi (Ghana)

2016.02.17

Ghana Fr. Richard Kuuia Baawobr, M. Afr. was elected Bishop of Wa (Ghana)

Ghana Bishop Paul Bemile resigned as Bishop of Wa (Ghana)

2015.10.03

Ghana Fr. Emmanuel Kofi Fianu, S.V.D. was consecrated as Bishop of Ho (Ghana)

2015.07.14

Ghana Fr. Emmanuel Kofi Fianu, S.V.D. was elected Bishop of Ho (Ghana)

Ghana Bishop Francis Anani Kofi Lodonu resigned as Bishop of Ho (Ghana)

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)

2015.01.10

Ghana Fr. John Yaw Afoakwa was consecrated as Bishop of Obuasi (Ghana)

2015

Congo-Kinshasa Archbishop Léon Kalenga Badikebele, Apostolic Nuncio to El Salvador and Apostolic Nuncio to Belize, was appointed as Extra-Regional Observer to Central American Integration System (SICA)

2014.11.22

Ghana Fr. John Yaw Afoakwa was elected Bishop of Obuasi (Ghana)

2014.09.13

Ghana Fr. John Bonaventure Kwofie, C.S.Sp. was consecrated as Bishop of Sekondi–Takoradi (Ghana)

2014.07.03

Ghana Fr. John Bonaventure Kwofie, C.S.Sp. was elected Bishop of Sekondi–Takoradi (Ghana)

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

2013.10.24

France Msgr. Jean-Marie Speich was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Sulci and Apostolic Nuncio to Ghana

2013.09

Ghana Archbishop Gabriel Justice Yaw Anokye, Apostolic Administrator of Obuasi (Ghana) and Metropolitan Archbishop of Kumasi (Ghana), was appointed as Second Vice-President of Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar

2013.08.17

France Msgr. Jean-Marie Speich was elected Titular Archbishop of Sulci and Apostolic Nuncio to Ghana

2013.07.06

India Archbishop George Kocherry, Apostolic Nuncio to Zimbabwe, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Bangladesh

2013.05.17

Ghana Archbishop Dominic Kodwo Andoh, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Accra (Ghana), passed away at 84

2013.04.13

Italy Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello, President of Pontifical Commission for the Vatican City State and President of Governorate of the 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

Congo-Kinshasa Archbishop Léon Kalenga Badikebele, Apostolic Nuncio to El Salvador, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Belize

2013.02.22

Congo-Kinshasa Archbishop Léon Kalenga Badikebele, Apostolic Nuncio to Ghana, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to El Salvador

2013.01.12

Ghana Bishop John Martin Darko, Bishop emeritus of Sekondi–Takoradi (Ghana), passed away at 67

2012.11.06

Antigua and Barbuda Bishop Joseph Oliver Bowers, S.V.D., Bishop emeritus of Saint John’s–Basseterre (Antigua and Barbuda), passed away at 102

2012.07.28

Central African Republic Fr. Dennis Kofi Agbenyadzi, S.M.A. was consecrated as Bishop of Berbérati (Central African Republic)

2012.06.17

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

2012.05.15

Ghana Archbishop Thomas Kwaku Mensah resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Kumasi (Ghana)

Ghana Bishop Gabriel Justice Yaw Anokye, Bishop of Obuasi (Ghana), was promoted as Apostolic Administrator of Obuasi (Ghana) and Metropolitan Archbishop of Kumasi (Ghana)

2012.05.14

Central African Republic Fr. Dennis Kofi Agbenyadzi, S.M.A. was elected Bishop of Berbérati (Central African Republic)

2012.02.18

Italy Archbishop Giuseppe Bertello, Titular Archbishop of Urbisaglia, President of Pontifical Commission for the Vatican City State and President of Governorate of the 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)

2011.12.14

Ghana Bishop John Martin Darko resigned as Bishop of Sekondi–Takoradi (Ghana)

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 the Vatican City State and President of Governorate of the Vatican City State

2011.06.29

Ghana Fr. Alfred Agyenta was consecrated as Bishop of Navrongo–Bolgatanga (Ghana)

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

2011.04.05

Ghana Fr. Alfred Agyenta was elected Bishop of Navrongo–Bolgatanga (Ghana)

2011.03.25

Ghana Msgr. Peter Paul Yelezuome Angkyier was consecrated as Bishop of Damongo (Ghana)

2010.12.17

Ghana Msgr. Peter Paul Yelezuome Angkyier was elected Bishop of Damongo (Ghana)

2010.11

Ghana Bishop Joseph Osei-Bonsu, Bishop of Konongo–Mampong (Ghana), was appointed as President of Ghana Bishops’ Conference

2010.05.31

Ghana Fr. Richard Kuuia Baawobr, M. Afr. was appointed as Superior General of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers) and Vice-Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies

Ghana Bishop Matthias Kobena Nketsiah, Titular Bishop of Abaradira and Auxiliary Bishop of Cape Coast (Ghana), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Cape Coast (Ghana)

2010.04.17

Ghana Fr. Gabriel Edoe Kumordji, S.V.D. was consecrated as Vicar Apostolic of Donkorkrom (Ghana) and Titular Bishop of Ita

2010.01.19

Ghana Apostolic Prefecture of Donkorkrom was promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Donkorkrom (Ghana)

Ghana Fr. Gabriel Edoe Kumordji, S.V.D., Prefect Apostolic of Donkorkrom (Ghana), was elected Titular Bishop of Ita and Vicar Apostolic of Donkorkrom (Ghana)

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as of 2018.07.30

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