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Nominations and Resignations

in a.d. 2020

DateAscendingEvent
2020

Italy Dr. Ambrogio M. Piazzoni resigned as Vice-Prefect of Vatican Apostolic Library

2020.01

Uruguay Fr. Gonzalo Aemilius was appointed as Private Secretary of the Pope

2020.01.02

USA Bishop Richard Brendan Higgins resigned as Auxiliary Bishop of the Military Ordinariate of United States of America (USA)

Vietnam Archbishop Pierre Nguyễn Văn Tốt resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka

2020.01.05

Nicaragua Bishop David Albin Zywiec Sidor, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop of Siuna (Nicaragua), passed away at 72

2020.01.06

Colombia Archbishop Gonzalo Restrepo Restrepo resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Manizales (Colombia)

New Zealand Fr. Michael Andrew Gielen was elected Titular Bishop of Abbir Maius and Auxiliary Bishop of Auckland (New Zealand)

Nigeria Bishop Matthew Ishaya Audu, Bishop of Lafia (Nigeria), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Jos (Nigeria)

Paraguay Bishop Zacarías Ortiz Rolón, S.D.B., Bishop emeritus of Concepción (Paraguay), passed away at 85

Ukraine Fr. Pavlo Honcharuk was elected Bishop of Kharkiv–Zaporizhia (Ukraine)

Ukraine Bishop Stanislav Szyrokoradiuk, O.F.M., resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Kharkiv–Zaporizhia (Ukraine)

2020.01.07

Egypt Diocese of Abu Qurqas (Coptic Rite) was established (from Diocese of Minya) (Egypt)

Egypt Fr. Bechara Giuda Matarana, O.F.M., was elected Bishop of Abu Qurqas of the Copts (Egypt)

Ethiopia Fr. Petros Berga was appointed as Apostolic Visitator in Europe of the Ethiopics

2020.01.08

England Bishop Peter John Haworth Doyle resigned as Bishop of Northampton (England)

England Fr. David James Oakley was elected Bishop of Northampton (England)

2020.01.10

Peru Bishop Dante Frasnelli Tarter, O.S.J., Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Huarí (Peru), passed away at 95

2020.01.11

Italy Cardinal Matteo Maria Zuppi took possession as Cardinal-Priest of S. Egidio

Italy Archbishop Celestino Migliore, Apostolic Nuncio to Russian Federation and Apostolic Nuncio to Uzbekistan, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to France

2020.01.15

Australia Fr. Mykola Bychok, C.SS.R., was elected Bishop of Saints Peter and Paul of Melbourne of the Ukrainians (Australia)

Australia Bishop Peter Stasiuk, C.SS.R., resigned as Bishop of Saints Peter and Paul of Melbourne of the Ukrainians (Australia)

Canada Bishop David Motiuk, Bishop of Edmonton of the Ukrainians (Canada), was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of New Westminster of the Ukrainians (Canada)

England Bishop Kenneth Nowakowski, Bishop of New Westminster of the Ukrainians (Canada), was appointed as Bishop of Holy Family of London of the Ukrainians (England)

England Fr. Mykola Matwijiwskij resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Holy Family of London of the Ukrainians (England)

India Bishop Mathew Arackal resigned as Bishop of Kanjirapally of the Syro-Malabars (India)

India Fr. Peter Kochupuruckal was elected Titular Bishop of Lares and Auxiliary Bishop of Palghat of the Syro-Malabars (India)

India Bishop Jose Pulickal, Titular Bishop of Lares and Auxiliary Bishop of Kanjirapally of the Syro-Malabars (India), was appointed as Bishop of Kanjirapally of the Syro-Malabars (India)

Italy Dr. Francesca Di Giovanni was appointed as Undersecretary for the Multilateral Sector of Relations with States of Secretariat of State

2020.01.17

Poland Bishop Stanisław Stefanek, S.Chr., Bishop emeritus of Łomża (Poland), passed away at 83

Uruguay Bishop Fernando Miguel Gil Eisner, Bishop of Salto (Uruguay), passed away at 66

2020.01.18

Spain Bishop Vicente Juan Segura, Bishop of Ibiza (Spain), was appointed as Titular Bishop of Armentia and Auxiliary Bishop of Valencia (Spain)

2020.01.19

Canada Cardinal Michael Czerny, S.J., took possession as Cardinal-Deacon of S. Michele Arcangelo

2020.01.20

Italy Dr. Tommaso Di Ruzza resigned as Secretary of Financial Security Committee and Director of Financial Information Authority

Slovakia Archbishop Cyril Vasil’, S.J., Secretary of Congregation for the Oriental Churches, was appointed as Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Košice of the Slovaks (Slovakia)

2020.01.21

Monaco Archbishop Bernard César Augustin Barsi resigned as Archbishop of Monaco (Monaco)

Monaco Fr. Dominique-Marie David was elected Archbishop of Monaco (Monaco)

2020.01.22

Bosnia and Herzegovina Bishop Tomo Vukšić, Military Ordinary of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Bosnia and Herzegovina, was promoted as Coadjutor Archbishop of Vrhbosna (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Brazil Bishop Paulo Antônio de Conto was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Nova Friburgo (Brazil)

Brazil Bishop Edney Gouvêa Mattoso resigned as Bishop of Nova Friburgo (Brazil)

Brazil Fr. Lindomar Rocha Mota was elected Bishop of São Luís de Montes Belos (Brazil)

Brazil Bishop Carmelo Scampa resigned as Bishop of São Luís de Montes Belos (Brazil)

Romania Fr. Călin Ioan Bot was elected Titular Bishop of Abrittum and Auxiliary Bishop of Lugoj of the Romanians (Romania)

Romania Fr. Cristian Dumitru Crişan, Apostolic Visitator in Western Europe of the Romanians, was elected Titular Bishop of Abula and Auxiliary Bishop of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia of the Romanians (Romania)

2020.01.23

USA Archbishop Charles Joseph Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Philadelphia (USA)

USA Bishop Nelson Jesus Perez, Bishop of Cleveland (USA), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Philadelphia (USA)

2020.01.24

Mexico Bishop José Luis Castro Medellín, M.S.F., Bishop emeritus of Tacámbaro (Mexico), passed away at 81

2020.01.25

Argentina Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Prefect of Congregation for the Oriental Churches and Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Oriental Institute, was appointed as Cardinal Vice-Dean of College of Cardinals

Italy Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re, Cardinal Vice-Dean of College of Cardinals, was appointed as Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia and Cardinal Dean of College of Cardinals

Italy Archbishop Paolo Rudelli was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Zimbabwe

Mexico Fr. Luis Manuel Pérez Raygoza was elected Titular Bishop of Suava and Auxiliary Bishop of México (Mexico)

Mexico Fr. Héctor Mario Pérez Villareal was elected Titular Bishop of Bennefa and Auxiliary Bishop of México (Mexico)

Mexico Fr. Francisco Daniel Rivera Sánchez, M.Sp.S., Superior General of Missionaries of the Holy Spirit, was elected Titular Bishop of Aradi and Auxiliary Bishop of México (Mexico)

2020.01.26

Lithuania Cardinal Sigitas Tamkevičius, S.J., took possession as Cardinal-Priest of S. Angela Merici

2020.01.27

Ireland Fr. Paul Dempsey was elected Bishop of Achonry (Ireland)

2020.01.29

Chad Bishop Georges-Hilaire Dupont, O.M.I., Bishop emeritus of Pala (Chad), passed away at 100

Germany Msgr. Bertram Johannes Meier was elected Bishop of Augsburg (Germany)

2020.01.31

Canada Fr. Joseph Ferdinand Guy Boulanger was elected Bishop of Rouyn-Noranda (Canada)

Canada Bishop Gilles Lemay resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Rouyn-Noranda (Canada)

Canada Fr. Roger Vandenakker, C.C., was appointed as General Superior of Companions of the Cross

USA Archbishop Edward Joseph Adams resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain

USA Archbishop Alexander Joseph Brunett, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Seattle (USA), passed away at 86

2020.02.01

England Cardinal Michael Louis Fitzgerald, M. Afr., took possession as Cardinal-Deacon of S. Maria in Portico

Ireland Fr. Michael Francis Crotty was elected Titular Archbishop of Lindisfarne and Apostolic Nuncio to Burkina Faso

Poland Fr. Szczepan Tadeusz Praśkiewicz, O.C.D., was appointed as Relator of Congregation for the Causes of Saints

2020.02.02

Brazil Bishop Enemésio Ângelo Lazzaris, F.D.P., Bishop of Balsas (Brazil), passed away at 71

Micronesia Bishop Julio Angkel succeeded as Bishop of Caroline Islands (Micronesia)

Micronesia Bishop Amando Samo resigned as Bishop of Caroline Islands (Micronesia)

2020.02.03

Italy Fr. Flavio Pace was appointed as Undersecretary of Congregation for the Oriental Churches

South Korea Bishop William John McNaughton (나길모 굴리엘모), M.M., Bishop emeritus of Incheon 인천 (South Korea), passed away at 93

2020.02.05

Chile Bishop Jorge Enrique Concha Cayuqueo, O.F.M., Titular Bishop of Carpi, Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago (Chile) and Apostolic Administrator of Osorno (Chile), was appointed as Bishop of Osorno (Chile)

Chile Fr. Sergio Hernán Pérez de Arce Arriagada, SS.CC., Apostolic Administrator of San Bartolomé de Chillán (Chile), was elected Bishop of San Bartolomé de Chillán (Chile)

2020.02.06

Italy Bishop Gioacchino Illiano, Bishop emeritus of Nocera Inferiore–Sarno (Italy), passed away at 84

Mexico Fr. Eduardo Robles-Gil Orvañanos resigned as Director General of Congregation of the Legionaries of Christ and Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum

USA Fr. John Lane Connor, L.C., was appointed as Director General of Congregation of the Legionaries of Christ and Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum

2020.02.08

Spain Cardinal Miguel Ángel Ayuso Guixot, M.C.C.J., took possession as Cardinal-Deacon of S. Girolamo della Carità

2020.02.10

Philippines Cardinal Luis Antonio Gokim Tagle resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Manila (Philippines)

Philippines Bishop Broderick Soncuaco Pabillo, Auxiliary Bishop of Manila (Philippines), was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Manila (Philippines)

2020.02.11

Bolivia Bishop Ricardo Ernesto Centellas Guzmán, Bishop of Potosí (Bolivia) and President of Episcopal Conference of Bolivia, was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Sucre (Bolivia)

Bolivia Archbishop Jesús Juárez Párraga, S.D.B., resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Sucre (Bolivia)

Colombia Archbishop Luis Augusto Castro Quiroga, I.M.C., resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Tunja (Colombia)

Colombia Bishop Gabriel Ángel Villa Vahos, Bishop of Ocaña (Colombia), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Tunja (Colombia)

USA Fr. George V. Coyne, S.J., Director emeritus of Vatican Observatory, passed away at 87

2020.02.13

USA Bishop Charles James McDonnell, Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Newark (USA), passed away at 91

2020.02.14

Nigeria Bishop Peter Iornzuul Adoboh, Bishop of Katsina-Ala (Nigeria), passed away at 61

2020.02.15

Mexico Territorial Prelature of Cancún–Chetumal was promoted as Diocese of Cancún–Chetumal (Mexico)

Burundi Bishop Venant Bacinoni resigned as Bishop of Bururi (Burundi)

Burundi Fr. Salvator Niciteretse was elected Bishop of Bururi (Burundi)

Mexico Bishop Pedro Pablo Elizondo Cárdenas, L.C., Bishop-Prelate of Cancún–Chetumal (Mexico), was appointed as Bishop of Cancún–Chetumal (Mexico)

2020.02.16

Luxembourg Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J., took possession as Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni Crisostomo a Monte Sacro Alto

Morocco Cardinal Cristóbal López Romero, S.D.B., took possession as Cardinal-Priest of S. Leone I

2020.02.17

Peru Bishop Lorenzo León Alvarado, O. de M., Bishop emeritus of Huacho (Peru), passed away at 91

2020.02.18

Ukraine Bishop Bronislaw Bernacki resigned as Bishop of Odessa–Simferopol (Ukraine)

Ukraine Bishop Stanislav Szyrokoradiuk, O.F.M., succeeded as Bishop of Odessa–Simferopol (Ukraine)

2020.02.19

Lithuania Bishop Kęstutis Kėvalas, Bishop of Telšiai (Lithuania), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Kaunas (Lithuania)

2020.02.20

Myanmar Bishop Peter Louis Cakü, Bishop of Kengtung (Myanmar), passed away at 67

2020.02.21

Portugal Bishop Ilídio Pinto Leandro, Bishop emeritus of Viseu (Portugal), passed away at 69

2020.02.22

Bolivia Bishop Julio María Elías Montoya, O.F.M., resigned as Vicar Apostolic of El Beni (Bolivia)

Poland Archbishop Mirosław Adamczyk, Apostolic Nuncio to Panama, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Argentina

2020.02.24

India Fr. Jose Chirackal was elected Titular Bishop of Acufida and Auxiliary Bishop of Tura (India)

2020.02.25

India Bishop Valerian D’Souza, Bishop emeritus of Poona (India), passed away at 86

Italy Bishop Giorgio Demetrio Gallaro, Bishop of Piana degli Albanesi of the Italo-Albanese (Italy), was promoted as Secretary of Congregation for the Oriental Churches and Archbishop ad personam

Lebanon Cardinal Béchara Pierre Raï, Cardinal-Patriarch, Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites (Lebanon), President of Synod of the Maronite Church, President of Assembly of the Catholic Patriarchs and Bishops of Lebanon and President of Council of Catholic Patriarchs of the East, reached the age of 80 and became ineligible to vote in a future conclave (Lebanon)

2020.02.26

Italy Archbishop Andrea Mugione, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Benevento (Italy), passed away at 79

2020.02.27

El Salvador Bishop Eduardo Alas Alfaro, Bishop emeritus of Chalatenango (El Salvador), passed away at 89

USA Fr. Ramon Bejarano was elected Titular Bishop of Carpi and Auxiliary Bishop of San Diego (USA)

USA Abbot Elias Richard Lorenzo, O.S.B., President of American-Cassinese Benedictine Congregation, was elected Titular Bishop of Tabuda and Auxiliary Bishop of Newark (USA)

USA Fr. Michael Arsenio Saporito was elected Titular Bishop of Luperciana and Auxiliary Bishop of Newark (USA)

USA Msgr. Gregory J. Studerus was elected Titular Bishop of Tarasa in Byzacena and Auxiliary Bishop of Newark (USA)

2020.03.02

Uruguay Diocese of Maldonado–Punta del Este was renamed as Diocese of Maldonado–Punta del Este–Minas (gained territory from the suppressed Diocese of Minas) (Uruguay)

Uruguay Diocese of Minas was suppressed (to Diocese of Maldonado–Punta del Este–Minas) (Uruguay)

Germany Bishop Viktor Josef Dammertz, O.S.B., Bishop emeritus of Augsburg (Germany), passed away at 90

Uruguay Bishop Jaime Rafael Fuentes Martín resigned as Bishop of Minas (Uruguay)

Uruguay Bishop Milton Luis Tróccoli Cebedio, Secretary General of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay and Bishop of Maldonado–Punta del Este (Uruguay), was appointed as Bishop of Maldonado–Punta del Este–Minas (Uruguay)

USA Bishop Edward Michael Grosz resigned as Auxiliary Bishop of Buffalo (USA)

2020.03.03

USA Fr. Luis Miguel Romero Fernández, M.Id., was elected Titular Bishop of Egara and Auxiliary Bishop of Rockville Centre (USA)

2020.03.04

Colombia Fr. Farly Yovany Gil Betancur was elected Bishop of Montelíbano (Colombia)

2020.03.05

Nigeria Diocese of Ekwulobia was established (from Diocese of Awka) (Nigeria)

Congo-Brazzaville Fr. Ildevert Mathurin Mathurin Mouanga was elected Bishop of Kinkala (Congo-Brazzaville)

Congo-Brazzaville Bishop Louis Portella Mbuyu resigned as Bishop of Kinkala (Congo-Brazzaville)

Nigeria Bishop Peter Ebere Okpaleke was appointed as Bishop of Ekwulobia (Nigeria)

USA Bishop Gregory John Hartmayer, O.F.M. Conv., Bishop of Savannah (USA), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Atlanta (USA)

2020.03.06

England Archbishop Peter David Gregory Smith, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Southwark (England), passed away at 76

France Cardinal Philippe Christian Ignace Marie Barbarin resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Lyon (France)

2020.03.07

Italy Bishop Gualtiero Sigismondi, Bishop of Foligno (Italy) and General Ecclesiastical Assistant of Italian Catholic Action, was appointed as Bishop of Orvieto–Todi (Italy)

Italy Bishop Benedetto Tuzia resigned as Bishop of Orvieto–Todi (Italy)

2020.03.09

Australia Archbishop John Alexius Bathersby, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Brisbane (Australia), passed away at 83

India Bishop Sebastianappan Singaroyan resigned as Bishop of Salem (India)

2020.03.11

Brazil Cardinal Sérgio da Rocha, Metropolitan Archbishop of Brasília (Brazil), was appointed as Metropolitan Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia (Brazil)

Brazil Archbishop Murilo Sebastião Ramos Krieger, S.C.I., resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia (Brazil)

Brazil Bishop Sebastião Roque Rabelo Mendes, Bishop emeritus of Leopoldina (Brazil) and Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Belo Horizonte (Brazil), passed away at 90

2020.03.12

Gabon Bishop Jean-Patrick Iba-Ba, Bishop of Franceville (Gabon), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Libreville (Gabon)

Gabon Archbishop Basile Mvé Engone, S.D.B., resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Libreville (Gabon)

2020.03.15

USA Bishop Gilbert Espinosa Chávez, Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of San Diego (USA), passed away at 87

2020.03.17

Kenya Fr. Joseph Mwongela was elected Bishop of Kitui (Kenya)

2020.03.18

England Fr. David Ernest Charles Evans was elected Titular Bishop of Cunecaster and Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham (England)

England Bishop David Christopher McGough resigned as Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham (England)

England Fr. Stephen James Lawrence Wright was elected Titular Bishop of Ramsbury and Auxiliary Bishop of Birmingham (England)

Japan Bishop Martin Tetsuo Hiraga (マルチノ平賀徹夫) resigned as Bishop of Sendai 仙台 (Japan)

2020.03.19

Argentina Bishop José Melitón Chávez succeeded as Bishop of Concepción (Argentina)

Argentina Bishop Armando José María Rossi, O.P., resigned as Bishop of Concepción (Argentina)

Australia Bishop Patrick Michael O’Regan, Bishop of Sale (Australia), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Adelaide (Australia)

Australia Bishop Gregory O’Kelly, S.J., resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Adelaide (Australia)

Mexico Bishop Roberto Octavio Balmori Cinta, M.J., resigned as Bishop of Ciudad Valles (Mexico)

Mexico Fr. Roberto Yenny García was elected Bishop of Ciudad Valles (Mexico)

Philippines Fr. Moises M. Cuevas was elected Titular Bishop of Maraguia and Auxiliary Bishop of Zamboanga (Philippines)

2020.03.20

Colombia Bishop Belarmino Correa Yepes, M.X.Y., Bishop emeritus of San José del Guaviare (Colombia), passed away at 89

Zambia Bishop Justin Mulenga, Bishop of Mpika (Zambia), passed away at 65

2020.03.21

Argentina Fr. José Adolfo Larregain, O.F.M., was elected Titular Bishop of Mauriana and Auxiliary Bishop of Corrientes (Argentina)

India Bishop Soundaraj Periyanayagam, S.D.B., Bishop of Vellore (India), passed away at 70

2020.03.22

USA Archbishop Daniel Edward Pilarczyk, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Cincinnati (USA), passed away at 85

2020.03.25

Brazil Bishop Marcello Romano resigned as Bishop of Araçuaí (Brazil)

China Bishop Joseph Ma Zhong-mu (馬仲牧), Bishop emeritus of Ningxia 寧夏 (China), passed away at 100

Ethiopia Bishop Angelo Moreschi, S.D.B., Vicar Apostolic of Gambella (Ethiopia), passed away at 67

Papua New Guinea Bishop Henk Kronenberg, S.M., Bishop emeritus of Bougainville (Papua New Guinea), passed away at 85

Slovakia Fr. Ján Kuboš was elected Titular Bishop of Quiza and Auxiliary Bishop of Spiš (Slovakia)

USA Bishop Robert Joseph Baker resigned as Bishop of Birmingham (USA)

USA Bishop Steven John Raica, Bishop of Gaylord (USA), was appointed as Bishop of Birmingham (USA)

Venezuela Archbishop Antonio José López Castillo resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Barquisimeto (Venezuela)

2020.03.27

Mali Bishop Jean-Baptiste Tiama, Bishop of Sikasso (Mali), was appointed as Bishop of Mopti (Mali)

Syria Fr. Rami Flavian Al-Kabalan, Apostolic Visitator in Western Europe of the Syriacs, was appointed as Procurator at Rome of the Syriacs

2020.03.28

Indonesia Archbishop Nicolaus Adi Seputra, M.S.C., resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Merauke (Indonesia)

Italy Msgr. Giuseppe Tonello was appointed as Counsellor of Apostolic Penitentiary

Palestine Fr. Camil Afram Antoine Semaan, Patriarchal Administrator of Jerusalem (Palestine and Jordan) of the Syriacs (Palestine), was elected Titular Bishop of Hierapolis in Syria of the Syriacs and Patriarchal Exarch of Jerusalem (Palestine and Jordan) of the Syriacs (Palestine)

Syria Fr. Rami Flavian Al-Kabalan, Apostolic Visitator in Western Europe of the Syriacs and Procurator at Rome of the Syriacs, was elected Titular Bishop of Arethusa of the Syriacs

2020.03.30

Guatemala Bishop Julio Edgar Cabrera Ovalle resigned as Bishop of Jalapa (Guatemala)

Guatemala Fr. José Benedicto Moscoso Miranda was elected Bishop of Jalapa (Guatemala)

2020.03.31

Kenya Archbishop Raphael S. Ndingi Mwana’a Nzeki, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Nairobi (Kenya), passed away at 88

Poland Bishop Ignacy Dec resigned as Bishop of Świdnica (Poland)

Poland Bishop Marek Mendyk, Titular Bishop of Rusuccuru and Auxiliary Bishop of Legnica (Poland), was appointed as Bishop of Świdnica (Poland)

Spain Fr. Luís Miguel Muñoz Cárdaba was elected Titular Archbishop of Nasai, Apostolic Nuncio to Eritrea and Apostolic Nuncio to Sudan

2020.04.01

South Africa Bishop Zolile Peter Mpambani, S.C.I., Bishop of Kokstad (South Africa), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Bloemfontein (South Africa)

South Africa Archbishop Jabulani Adatus Nxumalo, O.M.I., resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Bloemfontein (South Africa)

2020.04.02

Nigeria Apostolic Vicariate of Kontagora was promoted as Diocese of Kontagora (Nigeria)

Mongolia Fr. Giorgio Marengo, I.M.C., was elected Titular Bishop of Castra severiana and Prefect Apostolic of Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)

Nigeria Bishop Bulus Dauwa Yohanna, Titular Bishop of Scebatiana and Vicar Apostolic of Kontagora (Nigeria), was appointed as Bishop of Kontagora (Nigeria)

Peru Fr. Cristóbal Bernardo Mejía Corral was elected Bishop of Chulucanas (Peru)

Peru Bishop Daniel Thomas Turley Murphy, O.S.A., resigned as Bishop of Chulucanas (Peru)

2020.04.03

Italy Bishop Giovanni Paolo Gibertini, O.S.B., Bishop emeritus of Reggio Emilia–Guastalla (Italy), passed away at 97

Poland Fr. Krzysztof Chudzio was elected Titular Bishop of Marazanæ and Auxiliary Bishop of Przemyśl (Poland)

USA Bishop Edward Kenneth Braxton resigned as Bishop of Belleville (USA)

USA Fr. Michael G. McGovern was elected Bishop of Belleville (USA)

2020.04.04

Peru Fr. Francisco Castro Lalupú was elected Titular Bishop of Putia in Byzacena and Auxiliary Bishop of Trujillo (Peru)

Philippines Fr. Charlie Malapitan Inzon, O.M.I., was elected Vicar Apostolic of Jolo (Philippines)

Philippines Fr. Romeo Sombilon Saniel, O.M.I., resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Jolo (Philippines)

2020.04.06

USA Archbishop Stephen Sulyk, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Philadelphia of the Ukrainians (USA), passed away at 95

2020.04.09

Albania Fr. Arjan Dodaj was elected Titular Bishop of Lestrona and Auxiliary Bishop of Tiranë–Durrës (Albania)

Italy Bishop Antonio Mura, Apostolic Administrator of Lanusei (Italy) and Bishop of Nuoro (Italy), was appointed as Bishop of Lanusei (Italy)

Sudan Bishop Clément-Joseph Hannouche, Bishop of Cairo of the Syriacs (Egypt) and Protosyncellus of Sudan and South Sudan of the Syriacs (Sudan), passed away at 70

2020.04.10

Argentina Fr. Augusto Zampini-Davies was appointed as Adjunct Secretary of Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development

Sri Lanka Archbishop Nicholas Marcus Fernando, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Colombo (Sri Lanka), passed away at 87

2020.04.11

Italy Bishop Mariano De Nicolò, Bishop emeritus of Rimini (Italy), passed away at 88

Slovenia Archbishop Alojz Uran, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Ljubljana (Slovenia), passed away at 75

2020.04.12

Kuwait Bishop Camillo Ballin, M.C.C.J., Vicar Apostolic of Northern Arabia (Kuwait), passed away at 75

2020.04.14

Argentina Bishop Miguel Ángel D’Annibale, Bishop of San Martín (Argentina), passed away at 61

Brazil Archbishop Aldo di Cillo Pagotto, S.S.S., Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Paraíba (Brazil), passed away at 70

Haiti Fr. Charles Peters Barthélus was elected Bishop of Port-de-Paix (Haiti)

Haiti Bishop Pierre-Antoine Paulo, O.M.I., resigned as Bishop of Port-de-Paix (Haiti)

Japan Bishop Josep María Abella Batlle (ホセ・マリア・アベイヤ), C.M.F., Titular Bishop of Malamocco and Auxiliary Bishop of Osaka 大阪 (Japan), was appointed as Bishop of Fukuoka 福岡 (Japan)

Japan Fr. Peter Hironobu Sugihara (ペトロ杉原寛信) resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Fukuoka 福岡 (Japan)

2020.04.15

Belize Bishop Dorick McGowan Wright, Bishop emeritus of Belize City–Belmopan (Belize), passed away at 74

Brazil Bishop André de Witte resigned as Bishop of Ruy Barbosa (Brazil)

Brazil Fr. Adimir Antônio Mazali was elected Bishop of Erexim (Brazil)

Brazil Bishop Aldo Mongiano, I.M.C., Bishop emeritus of Roraima (Brazil), passed away at 100

Brazil Bishop Estevam dos Santos Silva Filho, Titular Bishop of Feradi maius and Auxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia (Brazil), was appointed as Bishop of Ruy Barbosa (Brazil)

Congo-Kinshasa Bishop Gérard Mulumba Kalemba, Bishop emeritus of Mweka (Congo-Kinshasa), passed away at 82

Italy Dr. Federico Antellini Russo was appointed as Vice-Director of Financial Information Authority

Italy Dr. Giuseppe Schlitzer was appointed as Secretary of Financial Security Committee and Director of Financial Information Authority

Peru Bishop José Luis Del Palacio y Pérez-Medel resigned as Bishop of Callao (Peru)

Peru Bishop Robert Francis Prevost, O.S.A., Bishop of Chiclayo (Peru) and Second Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Peru, was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Callao (Peru)

USA Bishop Arthur Joseph Serratelli resigned as Bishop of Paterson (USA)

USA Fr. Kevin J. Sweeney was elected Bishop of Paterson (USA)

2020.04.16

Poland Fr. Grzegorz Suchodolski was elected Titular Bishop of Mesarfelta and Auxiliary Bishop of Siedlce (Poland)

2020.04.17

Italy Cardinal Agostino Vallini, Cardinal-Priest of S. Pier Damiani ai Monti di S. Paolo pro hac vice Title, Pontifical Legate for the Basilicas of St. Francis and St. Mary of the Angels in Assisi, Member of Council for the Economy and Bishop emeritus of Albano (Italy), reached the age of 80 and became ineligible to vote in a future conclave (Italy)

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

Tanzania Archbishop Novatus Rugambwa, Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand, Apostolic Delegate to Pacific Ocean, Apostolic Nuncio to Fiji Islands, Apostolic Nuncio to Palau, Apostolic Nuncio to Marshall Islands, Apostolic Nuncio to Kiribati, Apostolic Nuncio to Nauru and Apostolic Nuncio to Tonga, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Samoa

2020.04.18

Congo-Brazzaville Bishop Bienvenu Manamika Bafouakouahou, Bishop of Dolisie (Congo-Brazzaville), was promoted as Coadjutor Archbishop of Brazzaville (Congo-Brazzaville)

2020.04.20

Canada Dr. Timothy James Janz was appointed as Vice-Prefect of Vatican Apostolic Library

2020.04.21

USA Archbishop Gregory Michael Aymond resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Alexandria (USA)

USA Msgr. Robert William Marshall was elected Bishop of Alexandria (USA)

2020.04.22

Colombia Bishop Francisco Antonio Ceballos Escobar, C.SS.R., Titular Bishop of Zarna and Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Carreño (Colombia), was appointed as Bishop of Riohacha (Colombia)

Colombia Bishop Héctor Ignacio Salah Zuleta resigned as Bishop of Riohacha (Colombia)

2020.04.23

England Bishop Patrick Leo McCartie, Bishop emeritus of Northampton (England), passed away at 94

2020.04.25

Colombia Cardinal Rubén Salazar Gómez resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Bogotá (Colombia)

Colombia Archbishop Luis José Rueda Aparicio, Metropolitan Archbishop of Popayán (Colombia), was appointed as Metropolitan Archbishop of Bogotá (Colombia)

Ireland Archbishop-elect Michael Francis Crotty, Apostolic Nuncio to Burkina Faso, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Niger

Uganda Bishop Lambert Bainomugisha, Titular Bishop of Tacia montana and Auxiliary Bishop of Mbarara (Uganda), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Mbarara (Uganda)

Uganda Archbishop Paul K. Bakyenga resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Mbarara (Uganda)

2020.04.26

USA Bishop Emilio Simeon Allué Carcasona, S.D.B., Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Boston (USA), passed away at 85

2020.04.28

Kenya Bishop Silas Silvius Njiru, Bishop emeritus of Meru (Kenya), passed away at 91

2020.04.29

France Bishop Philippe-Jean-Louis Breton, Bishop emeritus of Aire et Dax (France), passed away at 83

Italy Fra’ Giacomo Dalle Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto, Grand Master of Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta, passed away at 75

Portugal Fra’ Ruy Gonçalo do Valle Peixoto de Villas Boas was appointed as Lieutenant ad interim of Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta

2020.04.30

Italy Fr. Alessandro Damiano was elected Coadjutor Archbishop of Agrigento (Italy)

Italy Bishop Erminio De Scalzi resigned as Auxiliary Bishop of Milano (Italy)

Italy Fr. Giovanni Luca Raimondi was elected Titular Bishop of Feradi maius and Auxiliary Bishop of Milano (Italy)

Italy Bishop Luigi Stucchi resigned as Auxiliary Bishop of Milano (Italy)

Italy Fr. Giuseppe Natale Vegezzi was elected Titular Bishop of Turres Concordiæ and Auxiliary Bishop of Milano (Italy)

Mozambique Archbishop Manuel da Silva Vieira Pinto, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Nampula (Mozambique), passed away at 96

2020.05.01

Brazil Archbishop Ilson de Jesus Montanari, Secretary of Congregation for Bishops and Secretary of College of Cardinals, was appointed as Vice-Chamberlain of the Holy Roman Church of Apostolic Camera

India Bishop Mathew Anikuzhikattil, Bishop emeritus of Idukki of the Syro-Malabars (India), passed away at 77

Italy Cardinal Beniamino Stella, Prefect of Congregation for Clergy, President of Interdicasterial Commission for Candidates to Sacred Order and Cardinal-Deacon of Ss. Cosma e Damiano, was appointed as Cardinal-Bishop of Porto–Santa Rufina

Philippines Cardinal Luis Antonio Gokim Tagle, Cardinal-Priest of S. Felice da Cantalice a Centocelle, President of Caritas Internationalis, Prefect of Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, President of Interdicasterial Commission for Consecrated Religious and Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Urbaniana University, was appointed as Cardinal-Bishop of S. Felice da Cantalice a Centocelle

Slovenia Msgr. Mitja leskovar was elected Titular Archbishop of Beneventum and Apostolic Nuncio to Iraq

2020.05.03

Poland Msgr. Henryk Mieczysław Jagodziński was elected Titular Archbishop of Limosano and Apostolic Nuncio to Ghana

2020.05.04

India Bishop Shyamal Bose succeeded as Bishop of Baruipur (India)

India Bishop Salvadore Lobo resigned as Bishop of Baruipur (India)

India Bishop Cyprian Monis resigned as Bishop of Asansol (India)

Poland Fr. Bogusz Stanisław Matula, O.F.M., resigned as Secretary of International Marian Pontifical Academy

South Africa Fr. Noel Andrew Rucastle was elected Bishop of Oudtshoorn (South Africa)

USA Bishop Robert Daniel Conlon resigned as Bishop of Joliet (USA)

USA Fr. Gilberto Cavazos González, O.F.M., was appointed as Secretary of International Marian Pontifical Academy

2020.05.05

Cote d’Ivoire Fr. Jacques Assanvo Ahiwa was elected Titular Bishop of Elephantaria in Mauretania and Auxiliary Bishop of Bouaké (Cote d’Ivoire)

2020.05.06

Canada Diocese of Alexandria–Cornwall was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ottawa–Cornwall) (Canada)

Canada Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ottawa was renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Ottawa–Cornwall (gained territory from the suppressed Diocese of Alexandria–Cornwall) (Canada)

Brazil Bishop Amilton Manoel da Silva, C.P., Titular Bishop of Tusuros and Auxiliary Bishop of Curitiba (Brazil), was appointed as Bishop of Guarapuava (Brazil)

Brazil Bishop Paulo Antônio de Conto resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Nova Friburgo (Brazil)

Brazil Bishop Luiz Antônio Lopes Ricci, Titular Bishop of Tindari and Auxiliary Bishop of Niterói (Brazil), was appointed as Bishop of Nova Friburgo (Brazil)

Brazil Bishop Antônio Wagner da Silva, S.C.I., resigned as Bishop of Guarapuava (Brazil)

Canada Bishop Marcel Damphousse, Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie (Canada), was promoted as Coadjutor Archbishop of Ottawa–Cornwall (Canada)

Canada Archbishop Terrence Thomas Prendergast, S.J., Metropolitan Archbishop of Ottawa (Canada) and Bishop of Alexandria–Cornwall (Canada), was appointed as Metropolitan Archbishop of Ottawa–Cornwall (Canada)

Canada Bishop Guy Desrochers, C.SS.R., Titular Bishop of Melzi and Auxiliary Bishop of Alexandria–Cornwall (Canada), was appointed as Bishop of Pembroke (Canada)

2020.05.07

China Bishop Peter Jin Lu-gang (靳祿崗) succeeded as Bishop of Nanyang 南陽 (China)

China Bishop Joseph Zhu Bao-yu (朱寶玉), Bishop of Nanyang 南陽 (China), passed away at 98

Italy Bishop Eugenio Ravignani, Bishop emeritus of Trieste (Italy), passed away at 87

USA Bishop Joseph Robert Binzer resigned as Auxiliary Bishop of Cincinnati (USA)

2020.05.08

Argentina Bishop Nicolás Baisi, Titular Bishop of Tepelta and Auxiliary Bishop of La Plata (Argentina), was appointed as Bishop of Puerto Iguazú (Argentina)

Argentina Bishop Marcelo Raúl Martorell resigned as Bishop of Puerto Iguazú (Argentina)

Italy Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Genova (Italy)

Italy Fr. Marco Tasca, O.F.M. Conv., was elected Metropolitan Archbishop of Genova (Italy)

2020.05.09

Puerto Rico Bishop Álvaro Corrada Del Río, S.J., resigned as Bishop of Mayagüez (Puerto Rico)

Puerto Rico Fr. Ángel Luis Río Matos was elected Bishop of Mayagüez (Puerto Rico)

2020.05.11

USA Fr. Louis Tylka was elected Coadjutor Bishop of Peoria (USA)

2020.05.12

Italy Cardinal Renato Corti, Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni a Porta Latina and Bishop emeritus of Novara (Italy), passed away at 84

Italy Archbishop Felice Cece, Archbishop emeritus of Sorrento–Castellammare di Stabia (Italy), passed away at 84

USA Fr. Peter Michael Muhich was elected Bishop of Rapid City (USA)

2020.05.13

Cameroon Bishop Emmanuel Dassi Youfang, Titular Bishop of Œscus and Auxiliary Bishop of Bafoussam (Cameroon), was appointed as Bishop of Bafia (Cameroon)

Cameroon Bishop Abraham Boualo Kome resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Bafia (Cameroon)

Canada Bishop Gérard Dionne, Bishop emeritus of Edmundston (Canada), passed away at 100

Tanzania Bishop Eusebius Alfred Nzigilwa, Titular Bishop of Mozotcori and Auxiliary Bishop of Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania), was appointed as Bishop of Mpanda (Tanzania)

Thailand Archbishop Louis Chamniern Santisukniran resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Thare and Nonseng (Thailand)

Thailand Msgr. Anthony Weradet Chaiseri was elected Metropolitan Archbishop of Thare and Nonseng (Thailand)

2020.05.14

Brazil Bishop Czesław Stanula, C.SS.R., Bishop emeritus of Itabuna (Brazil), passed away at 80

2020.05.16

Ecuador Fr. Vicente Horacio Saeteros Sierra was elected Titular Bishop of Rusuccuru and Auxiliary Bishop of Portoviejo (Ecuador)

Puerto Rico Fr. Luis Miranda Rivera, O. Carm., was elected Bishop of Fajardo–Humacao (Puerto Rico)

2020.05.18

England Bishop Vincent Malone, Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Liverpool (England), passed away at 88

2020.05.19

USA Metropolitan Archdiocese of Anchorage was renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Anchorage–Juneau (gained territory from the suppressed Diocese of Juneau) (USA)

USA Diocese of Juneau was suppressed (to Metropolitan Archdiocese of Anchorage–Juneau) (USA)

USA Bishop Andrew Eugene Bellisario, C.M., Bishop of Juneau (USA) and Apostolic Administrator of Anchorage (USA), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Anchorage–Juneau (USA)

2020.05.20

Spain Fr. Adolfo Nicolás Pachón, S.J., Superior General emeritus of Society of Jesus (Jesuits), passed away at 84

2020.05.21

Croatia Archbishop-elect Ante Jozić was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Belarus

2020.05.22

Italy Sr. Mary Melone, S.F.A., resigned as Rector Magnificus of Pontifical University Antonianum

Mexico Fr. Agustín Hernández Vidales, O.F.M., was appointed as Rector Magnificus of Pontifical University Antonianum

Poland Fr. Adam Piotr Bab was elected Titular Bishop of Arna and Auxiliary Bishop of Lublin (Poland)

2020.05.23

Austria Bishop Johann Weber, Bishop emeritus of Graz–Seckau (Austria), passed away at 93

Bolivia Archbishop Edmundo Luis Flavio Abastoflor Montero resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of La Paz (Bolivia)

Bolivia Bishop Percy Lorenzo Galván Flores, Bishop-Prelate of Corocoro (Bolivia), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of La Paz (Bolivia)

Taiwan Bishop Thomas Chung An-zu (鍾安住), Bishop of Chiayi 嘉義 (Taiwan), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Taipei 臺北 (Taiwan)

Taiwan Archbishop John Hung Shan-chuan (洪山川), S.V.D., resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Taipei 臺北 (Taiwan)

2020.05.25

Ecuador Bishop Paolo Mietto, C.S.I., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Napo (Ecuador), passed away at 85

2020.05.26

Angola Bishop Oscar Lino Lopes Fernandes Braga, Bishop emeritus of Benguela (Angola), passed away at 88

Australia Archbishop Christopher Charles Prowse resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Wagga Wagga (Australia)

Australia Bishop Mark Stuart Edwards, O.M.I., Titular Bishop of Garba and Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne (Australia), was appointed as Bishop of Wagga Wagga (Australia)

Chile Fr. Gonzalo Arturo Bravo Salazar was elected Bishop of San Felipe (Chile)

Chile Fr. Julio Esteban Larrondo Yáñez was elected Titular Bishop of Magarmel and Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago (Chile)

Chile Fr. Jaime Ortiz de Lazcano Piquer resigned as Apostolic Administrator of San Felipe (Chile)

Romania Fr. László Kerekes was elected Titular Bishop of Tharros and Auxiliary Bishop of Alba Iulia (Romania)

2020.05.27

Brazil Fr. Célio da Silveira Calixto Filho was elected Titular Bishop of Segia and Auxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Brazil Fr. Jeová Elias Ferreira was elected Bishop of Goiás (Brazil)

Brazil Bishop Eugène Lambert Adrian Rixen resigned as Bishop of Goiás (Brazil)

2020.05.29

Colombia Bishop Orlando Roa Barbosa, Bishop of Espinal (Colombia), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Ibagué (Colombia)

Colombia Bishop Camilo Fernando Castrellón Pizano, S.D.B., resigned as Bishop of Barrancabermeja (Colombia)

Colombia Fr. Ovidio Giraldo Velásquez was elected Bishop of Barrancabermeja (Colombia)

2020.05.30

Congo-Brazzaville Diocese of Owando was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Owando (Congo-Brazzaville)

Congo-Brazzaville Diocese of Pointe-Noire was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Pointe-Noire (Congo-Brazzaville)

Congo-Brazzaville Bishop Victor Abagna Mossa, Bishop of Owando (Congo-Brazzaville) and Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Congo, was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Owando (Congo-Brazzaville)

Congo-Brazzaville Bishop Miguel Angel Olaverri Arroniz, S.D.B., Bishop of Pointe-Noire (Congo-Brazzaville), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Pointe-Noire (Congo-Brazzaville)

Dominican Republic Bishop Jesús Castro Marte, Titular Bishop of Giufi and Auxiliary Bishop of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), was appointed as Bishop of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey (Dominican Republic)

Dominican Republic Bishop Gregorio Nicanor Peña Rodríguez resigned as Bishop of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey (Dominican Republic)

Nigeria Fr. Michael Kalu Ukpong was elected Titular Bishop of Igilgili and Auxiliary Bishop of Umuahia (Nigeria)

2020.05.31

Japan Fr. Paul Daisuke Narui (パウロ成井大介), S.V.D., was elected Bishop of Niigata 新潟 (Japan)

2020.06.01

Brazil Archbishop Pedro Ercílio Simon, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Passo Fundo (Brazil), passed away at 78

Canada Archbishop Paul-André Durocher resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Mont-Laurier (Canada)

Canada Bishop Raymond Poisson, Bishop of Saint-Jérôme (Canada) and Vice-President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, was appointed as Bishop of Mont-Laurier (Canada)

Italy Archbishop Giovanni D’Aniello, Apostolic Nuncio to Brazil, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Russian Federation

Lithuania Bishop Algirdas Jurevičius, Titular Bishop of Materiana and Auxiliary Bishop of Kaunas (Lithuania), was appointed as Bishop of Telšiai (Lithuania)

Netherlands Bishop Everardus Johannes de Jong, Auxiliary Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands), was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of the Military Ordinariate of Netherlands (Netherlands)

Netherlands Bishop Johannes Willibrordus Maria Hendriks succeeded as Bishop of Haarlem–Amsterdam (Netherlands)

Netherlands Bishop Jozef Marianus Punt resigned as Apostolic Administrator of the Military Ordinariate of Netherlands (Netherlands) and Bishop of Haarlem–Amsterdam (Netherlands)

2020.06.02

France Bishop Jacques Moïse Eugène Noyer, Bishop emeritus of Amiens (France), passed away at 93

Papua New Guinea Bishop Desmond Charles Moore, M.S.C., Bishop emeritus of Alotau–Sideia (Papua New Guinea), passed away at 94

2020.06.03

Brazil Bishop Mário Rino Sivieri, Bishop emeritus of Propriá (Brazil), passed away at 78

2020.06.05

Argentina Fr. Jorge Esteban González was elected Titular Bishop of Alesa and Auxiliary Bishop of La Plata (Argentina)

USA Bishop George Vance Murry, S.J., Bishop of Youngstown (USA), passed away at 71

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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