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2019.10.18

Papua New Guinea Fr. John Bosco Auram was elected Bishop of Kimbe (Papua New Guinea)

Papua New Guinea Bishop William Regis Fey, O.F.M. Cap. resigned as Bishop of Kimbe (Papua New Guinea)

2019.08.10

Papua New Guinea Bishop Bernard Unabali, Bishop of Bougainville (Papua New Guinea), passed away at 62

2019.07.26

Papua New Guinea Bishop Anton Bal, Bishop of Kundiawa (Papua New Guinea), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Madang (Papua New Guinea)

Papua New Guinea Archbishop Stephen Joseph Reichert, O.F.M. Cap. resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Madang (Papua New Guinea)

2019.07.16

Papua New Guinea Bishop Otto Separy, Bishop of Aitape (Papua New Guinea), was appointed as Bishop of Bereina (Papua New Guinea)

2019.01.12

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

2018.12.15

Papua New Guinea Fr. Rozario Menezes, S.M.M. was consecrated as Bishop of Lae (Papua New Guinea)

2018.10.10

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

Papua New Guinea Fr. Rozario Menezes, S.M.M. was elected Bishop of Lae (Papua New Guinea)

2018.08.07

Solomon Islands Bishop John Doaninoel, S.M., Auxiliary Bishop of Honiara (Solomon Islands), passed away at 68

2018.06.22

Papua New Guinea Bishop Ambrose Kiapseni, M.S.C. resigned as Bishop of Kavieng (Papua New Guinea)

Papua New Guinea Bishop Rochus Josef Tatamai, M.S.C., Bishop of Bereina (Papua New Guinea) and President of Bishops’ Conference of Papua New Guinea and Soloman Islands, was appointed as Bishop of Kavieng (Papua New Guinea)

2018.06.19

Papua New Guinea Bishop Paul John Marx, M.S.C., Bishop emeritus of Kerema (Papua New Guinea), passed away at 83

2018.05.25

Italy Archbishop Santo Rocco Gangemi, Apostolic Nuncio to Guinea and Apostolic Nuncio to Mali, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to El Salvador

2018.04.25

Papua New Guinea Fr. Francis Meli was consecrated as Bishop of Vanimo (Papua New Guinea)

2018.04

Papua New Guinea Cardinal John Ribat, M.S.C. resigned as President of Federation of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of Oceania

2018.02.05

Papua New Guinea Bishop Cesare Bonivento, P.I.M.E. resigned as Bishop of Vanimo (Papua New Guinea)

Papua New Guinea Fr. Francis Meli was elected Bishop of Vanimo (Papua New Guinea)

2018.02.03

Italy Cardinal Antonio Maria Vegliò, Cardinal-Deacon of S. Cesareo in Palatio and President emeritus of Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People, reached the age of 80 and became ineligible to vote in a future conclave (Italy)

2017.11.19

Italy Cardinal Andrea Cordero Lanza di Montezemolo, Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Portico pro hac vice Title and Archpriest emeritus of Papal Basilica of St. Paul Outside-the-Walls, passed away at 92

2017.09.23

Indonesia Fr. Adrianus Sunarko, O.F.M. was consecrated as Bishop of Pangkal-Pinang (Indonesia)

2017.06.28

Indonesia Fr. Adrianus Sunarko, O.F.M. was elected Bishop of Pangkal-Pinang (Indonesia)

2017.05.13

USA Archbishop Michael Wallace Banach, Apostolic Delegate to Mauritania, Apostolic Nuncio to Senegal, Apostolic Nuncio to Cape Verde and Apostolic Nuncio to Guinea-Bissau, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Mauritania

2017.05.09

Papua New Guinea Archbishop Brian James Barnes, O.F.M., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea), passed away at 84

2017.05.06

Philippines Archbishop Francisco Montecillo Padilla, Apostolic Nuncio to Kuwait, Apostolic Delegate to Arabian Peninsula, Apostolic Nuncio to Bahrain, Apostolic Nuncio to United Arab Emirates and Apostolic Nuncio to Yemen, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Qatar

2017.05.03

Papua New Guinea Bishop Arnold Orowae resigned as President of Bishops’ Conference of Papua New Guinea and Soloman Islands

Papua New Guinea Bishop Rochus Josef Tatamai, M.S.C., Bishop of Bereina (Papua New Guinea), was appointed as President of Bishops’ Conference of Papua New Guinea and Soloman Islands

2017.03.25

Papua New Guinea Fr. Pedro Baquero, S.D.B. was consecrated as Bishop of Kerema (Papua New Guinea)

2017.02.05

Papua New Guinea Cardinal John Ribat, M.S.C. took possession as Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni Battista de’ Rossi

2017.01.20

Papua New Guinea Fr. Pedro Baquero, S.D.B. was elected Bishop of Kerema (Papua New Guinea)

2017.01.01

Italy Cardinal Antonio Maria Vegliò resigned as President of Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People

2016.11.19

Papua New Guinea Archbishop John Ribat, M.S.C., Metropolitan Archbishop of Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea) and President of Federation of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of Oceania, was created Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni Battista de’ Rossi

2016.09.21

India Archbishop Kurian Mathew Vayalunkal, Apostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Solomon Islands

2016.09.01

Spain Archbishop Ramiro Moliner Inglés resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Albania

2016.08.22

USA Archbishop Michael Wallace Banach, Apostolic Delegate to Mauritania, Apostolic Nuncio to Senegal and Apostolic Nuncio to Cape Verde, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Guinea-Bissau

2016.08.20

Papua New Guinea Fr. Dariusz Kałuża, M.S.F. was consecrated as Bishop of Goroka (Papua New Guinea)

2016.07.30

Philippines Archbishop Francisco Montecillo Padilla, Apostolic Nuncio to Kuwait, Apostolic Delegate to Arabian Peninsula, Apostolic Nuncio to Bahrain and Apostolic Nuncio to United Arab Emirates, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Yemen

2016.07.25

India Msgr. Kurian Mathew Vayalunkal was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Ratiaria and Apostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea

2016.07.09

USA Archbishop Michael Wallace Banach, Apostolic Delegate to Mauritania and Apostolic Nuncio to Senegal, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Cape Verde

2016.06.20

Italy Cardinal Andrea Cordero Lanza di Montezemolo, Cardinal-Deacon of S. Maria in Portico, was appointed as Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Portico pro hac vice Title

2016.06.09

Papua New Guinea Fr. Dariusz Kałuża, M.S.F. was elected Bishop of Goroka (Papua New Guinea)

Papua New Guinea Bishop Francesco Sarego, S.V.D. resigned as Bishop of Goroka (Papua New Guinea)

2016.05.03

India Msgr. Kurian Mathew Vayalunkal was elected Titular Archbishop of Ratiaria and Apostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea

2016.04.26

Philippines Archbishop Francisco Montecillo Padilla, Apostolic Nuncio to Kuwait and Apostolic Delegate to Arabian Peninsula, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Bahrain and Apostolic Nuncio to United Arab Emirates

2016.04.05

Philippines Archbishop Francisco Montecillo Padilla, Apostolic Nuncio to Tanzania, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Kuwait and Apostolic Delegate to Arabian Peninsula

2016.03.21

Papua New Guinea Bishop Alphonse Liguori Chaupa, Bishop emeritus of Kimbe (Papua New Guinea), passed away at 56

2016.03.19

USA Archbishop Michael Wallace Banach, Apostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea and Apostolic Nuncio to Solomon Islands, was appointed as Apostolic Delegate to Mauritania and Apostolic Nuncio to Senegal

2015.04.25

Papua New Guinea Fr. Józef Roszynski, S.V.D. was consecrated as Bishop of Wewak (Papua New Guinea)

2015.02.17

Philippines Archbishop Adolfo Tito Yllana (易福霖), Apostolic Nuncio to Democratic Republic of Congo, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Australia

2015.02.06

Papua New Guinea Archbishop Stephen Joseph Reichert, O.F.M. Cap. resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Wewak (Papua New Guinea)

Papua New Guinea Fr. Józef Roszynski, S.V.D. was elected Bishop of Wewak (Papua New Guinea)

2014.05

Papua New Guinea Bishop Arnold Orowae, Bishop of Wabag (Papua New Guinea), was appointed as President of Bishops’ Conference of Papua New Guinea and Soloman Islands

Papua New Guinea Archbishop Stephen Joseph Reichert, O.F.M. Cap., Metropolitan Archbishop of Madang (Papua New Guinea) and Apostolic Administrator of Wewak (Papua New Guinea), was appointed as Vice-President of Bishops’ Conference of Papua New Guinea and Soloman Islands

Papua New Guinea Archbishop John Ribat, M.S.C., Metropolitan Archbishop of Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea) and President of Bishops’ Conference of Papua New Guinea and Soloman Islands, was appointed as President of Federation of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of Oceania

2014.03.10

Italy Archbishop Francesco De Nittis, Apostolic Nuncio emeritus to Uruguay, passed away at 80

2014.02.05

Italy Archbishop Santo Rocco Gangemi, Apostolic Nuncio to Guinea, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Mali

2013.11.06

Italy Archbishop Santo Rocco Gangemi was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Guinea

2013.10.23

Papua New Guinea Bishop Anthony Joseph Burgess, Bishop emeritus of Wewak (Papua New Guinea), passed away at 75

2013.09.20

Papua New Guinea Bishop Anthony Joseph Burgess resigned as Bishop of Wewak (Papua New Guinea)

Papua New Guinea Archbishop Stephen Joseph Reichert, O.F.M. Cap., Metropolitan Archbishop of Madang (Papua New Guinea), was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Wewak (Papua New Guinea)

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