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CountryAscendingTurns 75Bishops (117)
Argentina Argentina2018.05.20Bishop Guillermo Rodríguez Melgarejo (74)Bishop Guillermo Rodríguez Melgarejo, Bishop of San Martín (Argentina)
2018.05.24Archbishop Héctor Rubén Aguer (74)Archbishop Héctor Rubén Aguer, Metropolitan Archbishop of La Plata (Argentina)
2018.11.18Cardinal Leonardo Sandri (74)Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Cardinal-Deacon of Ss. Biagio e Carlo ai Catinari, Prefect of Congregation for the Oriental Churches and Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Oriental Institute
Australia Australia2018.07.16Bishop Peter Stasiuk, C.SS.R. (74)Bishop Peter Stasiuk, C.SS.R., Bishop of Saints Peter and Paul of Melbourne of the Ukrainians (Australia)
2018.08.27Bishop Leslie Rogers Tomlinson (74)Bishop Leslie Rogers Tomlinson, Bishop of Sandhurst (Australia)
2018.10.01Bishop Peter John Elliott (74)Bishop Peter John Elliott, Titular Bishop of Manaccenser and Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne (Australia)
Bangladesh Bangladesh2018.10.01Cardinal Patrick D’Rozario, C.S.C. (74)Cardinal Patrick D’Rozario, C.S.C., Cardinal-Priest of Nostra Signora del SS. Sacramento e Santi Martiri Canadesi, Metropolitan Archbishop of Dhaka (Bangladesh) and President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Bangladesh
Belgium Belgium2018.07.25Bishop Rémy Victor Vancottem (74)Bishop Rémy Victor Vancottem, Bishop of Namur (Belgium)
Bolivia Bolivia2018.07.22Archbishop Jesús Juárez Párraga, S.D.B. (74)Archbishop Jesús Juárez Párraga, S.D.B., Metropolitan Archbishop of Sucre (Bolivia)
2018.11.04Bishop Carlos Bürgler, C.SS.R. (74)Bishop Carlos Bürgler, C.SS.R., Vicar Apostolic of Reyes (Bolivia) and Titular Bishop of Sinnipsa
2018.12.15Archbishop Edmundo Luis Flavio Abastoflor Montero (74)Archbishop Edmundo Luis Flavio Abastoflor Montero, Metropolitan Archbishop of La Paz (Bolivia)
Brazil Brazil2018.02.23Bishop Segismundo Martínez Álvarez, S.D.B. (74)Bishop Segismundo Martínez Álvarez, S.D.B., Bishop of Corumbá (Brazil)
2018.08.26Bishop Alessandro Carmelo Ruffinoni, C.S. (74)Bishop Alessandro Carmelo Ruffinoni, C.S., Bishop of Caxias do Sul (Brazil)
2018.09.06Bishop Bernardino Marchió (74)Bishop Bernardino Marchió, Bishop of Caruaru (Brazil)
2018.09.06Bishop Francesco Biasin (74)Bishop Francesco Biasin, Bishop of Barra do Piraí–Volta Redonda (Brazil)
2018.09.19Archbishop Murilo Sebastião Ramos Krieger, S.C.I. (74)Archbishop Murilo Sebastião Ramos Krieger, S.C.I., Metropolitan Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia (Brazil) and Vice-President of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil
2018.10.23Archbishop José Alberto Moura, C.S.S. (74)Archbishop José Alberto Moura, C.S.S., Metropolitan Archbishop of Montes Claros (Brazil)
Burkina Faso Burkina Faso2018.09.23Bishop Thomas Kaboré (74)Bishop Thomas Kaboré, Bishop of Kaya (Burkina Faso)
Cameroon Cameroon2018.07.02Archbishop Cornelius Fontem Esua (74)Archbishop Cornelius Fontem Esua, Metropolitan Archbishop of Bamenda (Cameroon)
Canada Canada2018.05.04Bishop Paul Terrio (74)Bishop Paul Terrio, Bishop of Saint-Paul (Canada)
2018.09.28Archbishop Brendan Michael O’Brien (74)Archbishop Brendan Michael O’Brien, Metropolitan Archbishop of Kingston (Canada)
2018.12.11Archbishop Martin William Currie (74)Archbishop Martin William Currie, Metropolitan Archbishop of Saint John’s, Newfoundland (Canada)
Chile Chile2018.02.16Archbishop Cristián Caro Cordero (74)Archbishop Cristián Caro Cordero, Metropolitan Archbishop of Puerto Montt (Chile)
Colombia Colombia2018.09.04Bishop Carlos Germán Mesa Ruiz (74)Bishop Carlos Germán Mesa Ruiz, Bishop of Socorro y San Gil (Colombia)
2018.11.21Bishop Julio Enrique Prado Bolaños (74)Bishop Julio Enrique Prado Bolaños, Bishop of Pasto (Colombia)
Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa2018.03.24Bishop Nestor Ngoy Katahwa (74)Bishop Nestor Ngoy Katahwa, Bishop of Kolwezi (Congo-Kinshasa)
2018.11.13Bishop Cyprien Mbuka Nkuanga, C.I.C.M. (74)Bishop Cyprien Mbuka Nkuanga, C.I.C.M., Bishop of Boma (Congo-Kinshasa)
Croatia Croatia2019.01.19Bishop Josip Mrzljak (74)Bishop Josip Mrzljak, Bishop of Varaždin (Croatia)
Czechia Czechia2018.04.26Cardinal Dominik Duka, O.P. (74)Cardinal Dominik Duka, O.P., Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Marcellino e Pietro, Metropolitan Archbishop of Praha (Czechia) and President of Czech Bishops’ Conference
Egypt Egypt2018.09.23Bishop Youssef Aboul-Kheir (74)Bishop Youssef Aboul-Kheir, Bishop of Sohag of the Copts (Egypt)
England England2018.10.20Archbishop Peter David Smith (74)Archbishop Peter David Smith, Metropolitan Archbishop of Southwark (England) and Vice-President of Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales
Estonia Estonia2018.08.27Archbishop Peter Stephan Zurbriggen (74)Archbishop Peter Stephan Zurbriggen, Titular Archbishop of Glastonbury and Apostolic Nuncio to Austria
Ethiopia Ethiopia2018.11.23Bishop Tsegaye Keneni Derara (74)Bishop Tsegaye Keneni Derara, Vicar Apostolic of Soddo (Ethiopia) and Titular Bishop of Maximiana in Byzacena
France France2018.04.05Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran (74)Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, Cardinal-Priest of S. Apollinare alle Terme Neroniane-Alessandrine pro hac vice Title, President of Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue, Chamberlain of the Holy Roman Church of Apostolic Camera, Prefect of Commission for Religious Relations with Muslims and Member of Commission of Cardinals overseeing the Institute for Works of Religion
2018.05.01Archbishop Georges Paul Pontier (74)Archbishop Georges Paul Pontier, Metropolitan Archbishop of Marseille (France) and President of Bishops’ Conference of France
2018.06.18Archbishop Armand Maillard (74)Archbishop Armand Maillard, Archbishop of Bourges (France)
2018.07.05Bishop Claude-Joseph Azéma (74)Bishop Claude-Joseph Azéma, Titular Bishop of Murcona and Auxiliary Bishop of Montpellier (France)
2018.08.31Archbishop Thierry Romain Camille Jordan (74)Archbishop Thierry Romain Camille Jordan, Metropolitan Archbishop of Reims (France)
2018.11.22Archbishop Jean-Louis Bruguès, O.P. (74)Archbishop Jean-Louis Bruguès, O.P., Librarian of Vatican Apostolic Library, Archivist of Vatican Secret Archives, Archbishop ad personam and Bishop emeritus of Angers (France)
Gabon Gabon2018.09.03Bishop Joseph Koerber, C.S.Sp. (74)Bishop Joseph Koerber, C.S.Sp., Vicar Apostolic of Makokou (Gabon) and Titular Bishop of Siccenna
Germany Germany2018.02.15Bishop Heinz Josef Algermissen (74)Bishop Heinz Josef Algermissen, Bishop of Fulda (Germany)
2018.03.04Abbot Thomas Anton Handgrätinger, O. Praem. (74)Abbot Thomas Anton Handgrätinger, O. Praem., Abbot General of Order of the Canons Regular of Prémontré (Norbertines, Premonstratensians)
Guatemala Guatemala2018.05.09Bishop Raúl Antonio Martínez Paredes (74)Bishop Raúl Antonio Martínez Paredes, Titular Bishop of Mizigi and Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Guatemala (Guatemala)
Hungary Hungary2018.06.01Bishop Miklós Beer (74)Bishop Miklós Beer, Bishop of Vác (Hungary)
2018.12.17Archbishop Gyula Márfi (74)Archbishop Gyula Márfi, Metropolitan Archbishop of Veszprém (Hungary)
India India2018.04.28Bishop Arochiasamy Jude Gerald Paulraj (74)Bishop Arochiasamy Jude Gerald Paulraj, Bishop of Palayamkottai (India)
2018.06.05Archbishop Abraham Viruthakulangara (74)Archbishop Abraham Viruthakulangara, Metropolitan Archbishop of Nagpur (India)
2018.06.30Bishop Antony Devotta (74)Bishop Antony Devotta, Bishop of Tiruchirapalli (India)
2018.09.08Bishop John Vadakel, C.M.I. (74)Bishop John Vadakel, C.M.I., Bishop of Bijnor of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2018.10.13Archbishop Joseph Chennoth (74)Archbishop Joseph Chennoth (車納德), Titular Archbishop of Milevum and Apostolic Nuncio to Japan
Indonesia Indonesia2018.11.04Bishop Leo Laba Ladjar, O.F.M. (74)Bishop Leo Laba Ladjar, O.F.M., Bishop of Jayapura (Indonesia) and Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Indonesia
Iran Iran2018.08.06Archbishop Thomas Meram (74)Archbishop Thomas Meram, Metropolitan Archbishop of Urmyā of the Chaldeans (Iran) and Bishop of Salmas of the Chaldeans (Iran)
2018.11.09Bishop Sarkis Davidian, I.C.P.B. (74)Bishop Sarkis Davidian, I.C.P.B., Bishop of Ispahan of the Armenians (Iran)
Iraq Iraq2018.11.23Archbishop Boutros Moshe (74)Archbishop Boutros Moshe, Archbishop of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq)
Italy Italy2018.02.03Cardinal Domenico Calcagno (74)Cardinal Domenico Calcagno, Cardinal-Deacon of SS. Annunciazione della Beata Vergine Maria a Via Ardeatina, President of Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See and Bishop emeritus of Savona–Noli (Italy)
2018.03.04Bishop Gabriele Mana (74)Bishop Gabriele Mana, Bishop of Biella (Italy)
2018.03.16Archbishop Giovanni Francesco Brugnaro (74)Archbishop Giovanni Francesco Brugnaro, Archbishop of Camerino–San Severino Marche (Italy)
2018.04.10Bishop Luigi Antonio Cantafora (74)Bishop Luigi Antonio Cantafora, Bishop of Lamezia Terme (Italy)
2018.04.17Bishop Francesco Guido Ravinale (74)Bishop Francesco Guido Ravinale, Bishop of Asti (Italy)
2018.04.26Archbishop Francesco Cacucci (74)Archbishop Francesco Cacucci, Metropolitan Archbishop of Bari–Bitonto (Italy) and Pontifical Delegate for the Basilica of St. Nicholas of Bari
2018.06.02Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe (74)Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe, Cardinal-Priest of Dio Padre misericordioso pro hac vice Title and Metropolitan Archbishop of Napoli (Italy)
2018.07.01Archbishop Benvenuto Italo Castellani (74)Archbishop Benvenuto Italo Castellani, Archbishop of Lucca (Italy)
2018.07.30Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi (74)Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi, Cardinal-Deacon of S. Cuore di Gesù a Castro Pretorio, Prefect of Congregation for Catholic Education (for Educational Institutions), President of Pontifical Work for Ecclesiastical Vocations, Member of College for the review of appeals by clergy accused of delicta graviora, Patron of Pontifical Superior Institute of Latinità, Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Institute of Christian Archaeology, Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music, Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Gregorian University, Pontifical Delegate for Congregation of the Sons of the Immaculate Conception and Bishop emeritus of Alessandria (Italy)
2018.09.16Bishop Valentino Di Cerbo (74)Bishop Valentino Di Cerbo, Bishop of Alife–Caiazzo (Italy)
2018.09.17Cardinal Angelo Comastri (74)Cardinal Angelo Comastri, Cardinal-Deacon of S. Salvatore in Lauro, President of Fabric of St. Peter, Archpriest of Papal Basilica of St. Peter, Vicar General for the Vatican City State of Roma (Italy) and Archbishop-Prelate emeritus of Loreto (Italy)
2018.10.10Bishop Mosè Marcia (74)Bishop Mosè Marcia, Bishop of Nuoro (Italy)
2018.12.20Archbishop Antonio Buoncristiani (74)Archbishop Antonio Buoncristiani, Metropolitan Archbishop of Siena–Colle di Val d’Elsa–Montalcino (Italy)
2018.12.23Bishop Gianni Ambrosio (74)Bishop Gianni Ambrosio, Bishop of Piacenza–Bobbio (Italy) and Vice-President of Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community
2019.01.01Bishop Franco Agostinelli (74)Bishop Franco Agostinelli, Bishop of Prato (Italy)
Kenya Kenya2019Cardinal John Njue (74)Cardinal John Njue, Cardinal-Priest of Preziosissimo Sangue di Nostro Signore Gesù Cristo and Metropolitan Archbishop of Nairobi (Kenya)
Lebanon Lebanon2018.02.26Archbishop Chucrallah-Nabil El-Hage (74)Archbishop Chucrallah-Nabil El-Hage, Archbishop of Tyr of the Maronites (Lebanon)
2018.07.24Bishop François Eid, O.M.M. (74)Bishop François Eid, O.M.M., Procurator at Rome of the Maronites, Apostolic Visitator in Bulgaria, Greece and Romania of the Maronites and Bishop emeritus of Cairo of the Maronites (Egypt)
2018.12.27Archbishop Georges Bou-Jaoudé, C.M. (74)Archbishop Georges Bou-Jaoudé, C.M., Archbishop of Tripoli of the Maronites (Lebanon)
Liberia Liberia2019.01.04Archbishop Lewis Zeigler (74)Archbishop Lewis Zeigler, Metropolitan Archbishop of Monrovia (Liberia)
Mali Mali2018.12.27Cardinal Jean Zerbo (74)Cardinal Jean Zerbo, Cardinal-Priest of S. Antonio da Padova in Via Tuscolana and Metropolitan Archbishop of Bamako (Mali)
Mexico Mexico2018.07.20Bishop José Luis Dibildox Martínez (74)Bishop José Luis Dibildox Martínez, Bishop of Tampico (Mexico)
2018.11.20Bishop Roberto Octavio Balmori Cinta, M.J. (74)Bishop Roberto Octavio Balmori Cinta, M.J., Bishop of Ciudad Valles (Mexico)
Myanmar Myanmar2018.05.18Archbishop Nicholas Mang Thang (74)Archbishop Nicholas Mang Thang, Metropolitan Archbishop of Mandalay (Myanmar)
Nicaragua Nicaragua2018.12.04Bishop Pablo Ervin Schmitz Simon, O.F.M. Cap. (74)Bishop Pablo Ervin Schmitz Simon, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop of Bluefields (Nicaragua)
Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea2018.05.14Archbishop Stephen Joseph Reichert, O.F.M. Cap. (74)Archbishop Stephen Joseph Reichert, O.F.M. Cap., Metropolitan Archbishop of Madang (Papua New Guinea) and Vice-President of Bishops’ Conference of Papua New Guinea and Soloman Islands
Peru Peru2018.01.25Bishop Daniel Thomas Turley Murphy, O.S.A. (74)Bishop Daniel Thomas Turley Murphy, O.S.A., Bishop of Chulucanas (Peru)
2018.05.05Bishop Isidro Barrio Barrio (74)Bishop Isidro Barrio Barrio, Bishop of Huancavélica (Peru)
2018.06.10Bishop Sebastián Ramis Torrens, T.O.R. (74)Bishop Sebastián Ramis Torrens, T.O.R., Bishop-Prelate of Huamachuco (Peru)
2018.12.28Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne (74)Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne, Cardinal-Priest of S. Camillo de Lellis, Metropolitan Archbishop of Lima (Peru) and Member of Council for the Economy
2019.01.14Bishop Lino Mario Panizza Richero, O.F.M. Cap. (74)Bishop Lino Mario Panizza Richero, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop of Carabayllo (Peru)
Philippines Philippines2018.03.28Archbishop Antonio Javellana Ledesma, S.J. (74)Archbishop Antonio Javellana Ledesma, S.J., Metropolitan Archbishop of Cagayan de Oro (Philippines)
2018.09.11Archbishop Sergio Lasam Utleg (74)Archbishop Sergio Lasam Utleg, Metropolitan Archbishop of Tuguegarao (Philippines)
Portugal Portugal2018.04.23Bishop Amândio José Tomás (74)Bishop Amândio José Tomás, Bishop of Vila Real (Portugal)
Rwanda Rwanda2018.04.20Bishop Servilien Nzakamwita (74)Bishop Servilien Nzakamwita, Bishop of Byumba (Rwanda)
Serbia Serbia2018.08.10Bishop János Pénzes (74)Bishop János Pénzes, Bishop of Subotica (Serbia)
Slovenia Slovenia2018.07.10Bishop Stanislav Lipovšek (74)Bishop Stanislav Lipovšek, Bishop of Celje (Slovenia)
2018.10.14Bishop Andrej Glavan (74)Bishop Andrej Glavan, Bishop of Novo Mesto (Slovenia)
South Africa South Africa2018.09.06Archbishop William Matthew Slattery, O.F.M. (74)Archbishop William Matthew Slattery, O.F.M., Metropolitan Archbishop of Pretoria (South Africa) and Archbishop Military Ordinary of South African Defence Force (South Africa)
South Korea South Korea2018.12.05Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung (74)Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung (염수정 안드레아), Cardinal-Priest of S. Crisogono, Metropolitan Archbishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea) and Apostolic Administrator of Pyong-yang 평양 (North Korea)
South Sudan South Sudan2018.04.25Bishop Erkolano Lodu Tombe (74)Bishop Erkolano Lodu Tombe, Bishop of Yei (South Sudan)
Syria Syria2018.02.08Archbishop Nikolaki Sawaf (74)Archbishop Nikolaki Sawaf, Archbishop of Latakia of the Greek-Melkites (Syria)
2018.03.03Archbishop Jean-Clément Jeanbart (74)Archbishop Jean-Clément Jeanbart, Metropolitan Archbishop of Aleppo of the Greek-Melkites (Syria) and Apostolic Visitator in Western Europe of the Greek-Melkites
Taiwan Taiwan2018.05.14Bishop Bosco Lin Chi-nan (74)Bishop Bosco Lin Chi-nan (林吉男), Bishop of Tainan 臺南 (Taiwan)
2018.11.20Archbishop John Hung Shan-chuan, S.V.D. (74)Archbishop John Hung Shan-chuan (洪山川), S.V.D., Metropolitan Archbishop of Taipei 臺北 (Taiwan) and President of Chinese Regional Bishops’ Conference
Togo Togo2018.10.10Archbishop Denis Komivi Amuzu-Dzakpah (74)Archbishop Denis Komivi Amuzu-Dzakpah, Metropolitan Archbishop of Lomé (Togo) and Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Togo
Turkey Turkey2018.10.21Archbishop Lévon Boghos Zékiyan (74)Archbishop Lévon Boghos Zékiyan, Archbishop of Istanbul of the Armenians (Turkey) and President of Episcopal Conference of Turkey
Uganda Uganda2018.03.23Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa (74)Bishop John Baptist Kaggwa, Bishop of Masaka (Uganda)
USA USA2018.02.12Bishop Richard Edmund Pates (74)Bishop Richard Edmund Pates, Bishop of Des Moines (USA)
2018.03.06Bishop Dominick John Lagonegro (74)Bishop Dominick John Lagonegro, Titular Bishop of Modruš and Auxiliary Bishop of New York (USA)
2018.04.03Bishop Armando Xavier Ochoa (74)Bishop Armando Xavier Ochoa, Bishop of Fresno (USA)
2018.04.24Bishop Shlemon Warduni (74)Bishop Shlemon Warduni, Titular Bishop of Anbar of the Chaldeans and Bishop of Curia of the Chaldeans
2018.05.03Bishop John Anthony Dooher (74)Bishop John Anthony Dooher, Titular Bishop of Theveste and Auxiliary Bishop of Boston (USA)
2018.06.18Bishop Robert Joseph Cunningham (74)Bishop Robert Joseph Cunningham, Bishop of Syracuse (USA)
2018.07.10Archbishop Joseph Augustine Di Noia, O.P. (74)Archbishop Joseph Augustine Di Noia, O.P., Titular Archbishop of Oregon City and Adjunct Secretary of Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
2018.08.05Bishop Frederick Francis Campbell (74)Bishop Frederick Francis Campbell, Bishop of Columbus (USA)
2018.09.08Bishop Michael Joseph Bransfield (74)Bishop Michael Joseph Bransfield, Bishop of Wheeling–Charleston (USA)
2018.09.12Bishop Paul Joseph Swain (74)Bishop Paul Joseph Swain, Bishop of Sioux Falls (USA)
2018.09.18Bishop Curtis John Guillory, S.V.D. (74)Bishop Curtis John Guillory, S.V.D., Bishop of Beaumont (USA)
2019.01.18Bishop William Francis Malooly (74)Bishop William Francis Malooly, Bishop of Wilmington (USA)
Venezuela Venezuela2018.07.13Bishop Rafael Ramón Conde Alfonzo (74)Bishop Rafael Ramón Conde Alfonzo, Bishop of Maracay (Venezuela)
Vietnam Vietnam2018.12.27Bishop Laurent Chu Văn Minh (74)Bishop Laurent Chu Văn Minh, Titular Bishop of Thinisa in Numidia and Auxiliary Bishop of Hà Nôi (Vietnam)
Wallis and Futuna Wallis and Futuna2018.07.09Bishop Ghislain Marie Raoul Suzanne de Rasilly, S.M. (74)Bishop Ghislain Marie Raoul Suzanne de Rasilly, S.M., Bishop of Wallis et Futuna (Wallis and Futuna)

as of 2018.01.19

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