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2018.11.27

Venezuela Archbishop Medardo Luis Luzardo Romero, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Ciudad Bolívar (Venezuela), passed away at 83

2018.11.23

Venezuela Fr. Arturo Marcelino Sosa Abascal, S.J., Superior General of Society of Jesus (Jesuits), Vice-Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Gregorian University and Vice-Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Oriental Institute, was appointed as President of Union of Superiors General (U.S.G.)

2018.09.14

Venezuela Bishop William Enrique Delgado Silva resigned as Bishop of Cabimas (Venezuela)

2018.08.15

Venezuela Archbishop Edgar Peña Parra, Apostolic Nuncio to Mozambique, was appointed as Substitute for General Affairs of Secretariat of State

2018.07.09

Venezuela Cardinal Jorge Liberato Urosa Savino resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Caracas (Venezuela)

2018.06.28

Italy Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State of Secretariat of State, President of Interdicasterial Commission on Particular Churches, President of Interdicasterial Commission for the Church in Eastern Europe, Cardinal Protector of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, Member of Commission of Cardinals overseeing the Institute for Works of Religion, Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Simone e Giuda Taddeo a Torre Angela and Member of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia, was appointed as Cardinal-Bishop of Ss. Simone e Giuda Taddeo a Torre Angela

Argentina Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Prefect of Congregation for the Oriental Churches, Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Oriental Institute and Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Biagio e Carlo ai Catinari pro hac vice Title, was appointed as Cardinal-Bishop of Ss. Biagio e Carlo ai Catinari

2018.05.31

Venezuela Diocese of El Tigre was established (from Diocese of Barcelona) (Venezuela)

Venezuela Bishop José Manuel Romero Barrios, Titular Bishop of Materiana and Auxiliary Bishop of Barcelona (Venezuela), was appointed as Bishop of El Tigre (Venezuela)

2018.05.24

Venezuela Bishop José Luis Azuaje Ayala, Bishop of Barinas (Venezuela) and President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela, was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Maracaibo (Venezuela)

Venezuela Bishop Jesús González de Zárate Salas, Titular Bishop of Suava and Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas (Venezuela), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Cumaná (Venezuela)

Venezuela Archbishop Diego Rafael Padrón Sánchez resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Cumaná (Venezuela)

Venezuela Archbishop Ubaldo Ramón Santana Sequera, F.M.I. resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Maracaibo (Venezuela)

2018.05.19

Argentina Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Prefect of Congregation for the Oriental Churches, Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Oriental Institute and Cardinal-Deacon of Ss. Biagio e Carlo ai Catinari, was appointed as Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Biagio e Carlo ai Catinari pro hac vice Title

2018.03.25

Venezuela Bishop Vicente Ramón Hernández Peña, Bishop emeritus of Trujillo (Venezuela), passed away at 82

2018.01.09

Venezuela Bishop José Luis Azuaje Ayala, Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela and Bishop of Barinas (Venezuela), was appointed as President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela

Venezuela Bishop Víctor Hugo Basabe resigned as Secretary General of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela

Venezuela Bishop Raúl Biord Castillo, S.D.B., Bishop of La Guaira (Venezuela), was appointed as Second Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela

Venezuela Bishop José Trinidad Fernández Angulo, Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas (Venezuela), was appointed as Secretary General of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela

Venezuela Bishop Mario del Valle Moronta Rodríguez, Bishop of San Cristóbal de Venezuela (Venezuela) and Second Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela, was appointed as Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela

Venezuela Archbishop Diego Rafael Padrón Sánchez resigned as President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela

2017.09.29

Venezuela Fr. Luis Enrique Rojas Ruiz was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Unizibira and Auxiliary Bishop of Mérida (Venezuela)

2017.09.23

Venezuela Fr. Helizandro Terán Bermúdez, O.S.A. was consecrated as Bishop of Ciudad Guayana (Venezuela)

2017.07.29

Venezuela Fr. Helizandro Terán Bermúdez, O.S.A. was elected Bishop of Ciudad Guayana (Venezuela)

2017.06.19

Venezuela Fr. Luis Enrique Rojas Ruiz was elected Titular Bishop of Unizibira and Auxiliary Bishop of Mérida (Venezuela)

2017.06.11

Venezuela Cardinal Baltazar Enrique Porras Cardozo took possession as Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Giovanni Evangelista e Petronio

2016.11.19

Venezuela Archbishop Baltazar Enrique Porras Cardozo, Metropolitan Archbishop of Mérida (Venezuela), was created Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Giovanni Evangelista e Petronio

2016.10.25

Venezuela Archbishop Roberto Lückert León resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Coro (Venezuela)

Venezuela Bishop Mariano José Parra Sandoval, Bishop of Ciudad Guayana (Venezuela), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Coro (Venezuela)

2016.10.14

Venezuela Fr. Arturo Marcelino Sosa Abascal, S.J. was appointed as Superior General of Society of Jesus (Jesuits), Vice-Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Gregorian University and Vice-Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Oriental Institute

2016.10.08

Brazil Bishop Daniel Kozelinski Netto, Titular Bishop of Eminentiana, Apostolic Administrator of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires of the Ukrainians (Argentina) and Apostolic Visitator in Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile and Venezuela of the Ukrainians, was appointed as Bishop of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires of the Ukrainians (Argentina)

2016.09

Italy Archbishop Giacinto Berloco resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Belgium and Apostolic Nuncio to Luxembourg

2016.08.06

Venezuela Fr. Carlos Alfredo Cabezas Mendoza was consecrated as Bishop of Punto Fijo (Venezuela)

2016.07.28

Venezuela Fr. Rafael Serrano, F.M.I. was appointed as Superior General of Congregation of the Sons of Mary Immaculate

2016.07.15

Venezuela Bishop Víctor Manuel Pérez Rojas resigned as Bishop of San Fernando de Apure (Venezuela)

Venezuela Bishop Alfredo Enrique Torres Rondón, Titular Bishop of Sassura and Auxiliary Bishop of Mérida (Venezuela), was appointed as Bishop of San Fernando de Apure (Venezuela)

2016.07.09

Venezuela Fr. Enrique José Parravano Marino, S.D.B. was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Isola and Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas (Venezuela)

2016.06.18

Venezuela Fr. Polito Rodríguez Méndez was consecrated as Bishop of San Carlos de Venezuela (Venezuela)

2016.06.04

Venezuela Fr. Carlos Alfredo Cabezas Mendoza was elected Bishop of Punto Fijo (Venezuela)

2016.05.28

Venezuela Msgr. Francisco Escalante Molina was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Gratiana, Apostolic Nuncio to Republic of Congo and Apostolic Nuncio to Gabon

2016.05.21

Venezuela Fr. Víctor Hugo Basabe was consecrated as Bishop of San Felipe (Venezuela) and Secretary General of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela

Venezuela Archbishop-elect Francisco Escalante Molina, Apostolic Nuncio to Republic of Congo, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Gabon

2016.04.27

Venezuela Fr. Enrique José Parravano Marino, S.D.B. was elected Titular Bishop of Isola and Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas (Venezuela)

2016.04.08

Venezuela Fr. Polito Rodríguez Méndez was elected Bishop of San Carlos de Venezuela (Venezuela)

2016.03.19

Venezuela Msgr. Francisco Escalante Molina was elected Titular Archbishop of Gratiana and Apostolic Nuncio to Republic of Congo

2016.03.11

Venezuela Fr. Víctor Hugo Basabe, Secretary General of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela, was elected Bishop of San Felipe (Venezuela)

Venezuela Bishop Nelson Antonio Martínez Rust resigned as Bishop of San Felipe (Venezuela)

2016.02.06

Venezuela Fr. Pablo Modesto González Pérez, S.D.B. was consecrated as Bishop of Guasdualito (Venezuela)

2016.01.10

Venezuela Fr. Jonny Eduardo Reyes Sequera, S.D.B. was consecrated as Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Ayacucho (Venezuela) and Titular Bishop of Canapium

2015.12.03

Venezuela Diocese of Guasdualito was established (from Diocese of Barinas and Diocese of San Fernando de Apure) (Venezuela)

Venezuela Fr. Pablo Modesto González Pérez, S.D.B. was elected Bishop of Guasdualito (Venezuela)

2015.10.24

Venezuela Fr. Juan Carlos Bravo Salazar was consecrated as Bishop of Acarigua–Araure (Venezuela)

2015.10.14

Venezuela Bishop José Angel Divassón Cilveti, S.D.B. resigned as Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Ayacucho (Venezuela)

Venezuela Fr. Jonny Eduardo Reyes Sequera, S.D.B. was elected Titular Bishop of Canapium and Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Ayacucho (Venezuela)

2015.08.10

Venezuela Fr. Juan Carlos Bravo Salazar was elected Bishop of Acarigua–Araure (Venezuela)

2015.08.04

Venezuela Bishop Fernando José Castro Aguayo, Titular Bishop of Ampora and Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas (Venezuela), was appointed as Bishop of Margarita (Venezuela)

2015.07.12

Venezuela Fr. Ernesto José Romero Rivas, O.F.M. Cap. was consecrated as Vicar Apostolic of Tucupita (Venezuela) and Titular Bishop of Nova Sparsa

2015.07.10

Venezuela Msgr. Benito Adán Méndez Bracamonte was consecrated as Military Ordinary of Venezuela (Venezuela)

2015.07.04

Venezuela Fr. Juan de Dios Peña Rojas was consecrated as Bishop of El Vigía–San Carlos del Zulia (Venezuela)

2015.06.08

Venezuela Msgr. Benito Adán Méndez Bracamonte was elected Military Ordinary of Venezuela (Venezuela)

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as of 2018.12.05

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