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Nominations and Resignations

in a.d. 2018

DateAscendingEvent
2018.01.03

Brazil Bishop Francisco Canindé Palhano, Bishop of Bonfim (Brazil), was appointed as Bishop of Petrolina (Brazil)

Brazil Bishop Heriberto Hermes, O.S.B., Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Cristalândia (Brazil), passed away at 84

Ireland Fr. Dermot Pius Farrell was elected Bishop of Ossory (Ireland)

Italy Archbishop Serafino Sprovieri, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Benevento (Italy), passed away at 87

Kuwait Bishop Francis George Adeodatus Micallef, O.C.D., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Kuwait (Kuwait), passed away at 89

Spain Bishop Ginés Ramón García Beltrán, Bishop of Guadix (Spain), was appointed as Bishop of Getafe (Spain)

Spain Bishop Joaquin Maria López de Andújar y Cánovas del Castillo resigned as Bishop of Getafe (Spain)

2018.01.05

Kenya Bishop Emmanuel Barbara, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop of Malindi (Kenya), passed away at 68

South Sudan Bishop Vincent Mojwok Nyiker, Bishop emeritus of Malakal (South Sudan), passed away at 84

2018.01.06

Brazil Bishop Remídio José Bohn, Bishop of Cachoeira do Sul (Brazil), passed away at 67

2018.01.08

France Archbishop Michel Aupetit, Metropolitan Archbishop of Paris (France), was appointed as Ordinary of France of the Eastern Rite (France)

2018.01.10

Colombia Bishop Noel Antonio Londoño Buitrago, C.SS.R., Bishop of Jericó (Colombia), was appointed as Apostolic Commissioner of Sodalitium of Christian Life

2018.01.12

India Bishop Mathew Anikuzhikattil resigned as Bishop of Idukki of the Syro-Malabars (India)

India Fr. James Athikalam, M.S.T. was elected Bishop of Sagar of the Syro-Malabars (India)

India Bishop Anthony Chirayath resigned as Bishop of Sagar of the Syro-Malabars (India)

India Fr. John Nellikunnel was elected Bishop of Idukki of the Syro-Malabars (India)

2018.01.16

Cameroon Bishop Eugeniusz Juretzko, O.M.I., Bishop emeritus of Yokadouma (Cameroon), passed away at 78

India Bishop Geevarghese Divannasios Ottathengil, Bishop emeritus of Puthur of the Syro-Malankars (India), passed away at 67

2018.01.18

Taiwan Bishop Joseph Wang Yu-jung (王愈榮), Bishop emeritus of Taichung 臺中 (Taiwan), passed away at 86

2018.01.19

Brazil Bishop Célio de Oliveira Goulart, O.F.M., Bishop of São João del Rei (Brazil), passed away at 73

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

Italy Bishop Pier Giorgio Micchiardi resigned as Bishop of Acqui (Italy)

Italy Msgr. Luigi Testore was elected Bishop of Acqui (Italy)

2018.01.20

Libya Bishop Sylvester Carmel Magro, O.F.M., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Benghazi (Libya), passed away at 76

2018.01.21

Spain Cardinal Juan José Omella Omella took possession as Cardinal-Priest of S. Croce in Gerusalemme

See Also

Recently Consecrated Bishops

Appointments in the Roman Curia

Appointments in Pontifical Representations

Appointments of Cardinals

Appointments in the Eastern Church

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