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CountryAscendingTurns 75Bishops (113)
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)
Austria Austria2018.01.02Abbot Bernhard Backovsky, C.R.L.A. (74)Abbot Bernhard Backovsky, C.R.L.A., Abbot General of Canons Regular of the Lateran Congregation of Austria
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
Brazil Brazil2017.11.24Bishop Irineu Gassen, O.F.M. (74)Bishop Irineu Gassen, O.F.M., Bishop of Vacaria (Brazil)
2017.12.03Bishop Francisco Javier Del Valle Paredes (74)Bishop Francisco Javier Del Valle Paredes, Bishop of Campo Mourão (Brazil)
2018.02.23Bishop 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)
Chile Chile2018.02.16Archbishop Cristián Caro Cordero (74)Archbishop Cristián Caro Cordero, Metropolitan Archbishop of Puerto Montt (Chile)
Colombia Colombia2017.12.24Bishop Héctor Ignacio Salah Zuleta (74)Bishop Héctor Ignacio Salah Zuleta, Bishop of Riohacha (Colombia)
2018.09.04Bishop Carlos Germán Mesa Ruiz (74)Bishop Carlos Germán Mesa Ruiz, Bishop of Socorro y San Gil (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 Croatia2018.01.17Bishop Nikola Kekić (74)Bishop Nikola Kekić, Bishop of Križevci of the Croatians (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
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic2017.12.16Bishop Valentin Reynoso Hidalgo, M.S.C. (74)Bishop Valentin Reynoso Hidalgo, M.S.C., Titular Bishop of Mades and Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago de los Caballeros (Dominican Republic)
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
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)
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)
Honduras Honduras2017.12.29Cardinal Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga, S.D.B. (74)Cardinal Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga, S.D.B., Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Speranza, Metropolitan Archbishop of Tegucigalpa (Honduras) and Coordinator of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia
Hungary Hungary2018.06.01Bishop Miklós Beer (74)Bishop Miklós Beer, Bishop of Vác (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)
Italy Italy2018.01.02Archbishop Giuseppe Leanza (74)Archbishop Giuseppe Leanza, Titular Archbishop of Lilibeo and Apostolic Nuncio to Czech Republic
2018.01.14Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco (74)Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, Cardinal-Priest of Gran Madre di Dio, Metropolitan Archbishop of Genova (Italy) and President of Council of European Bishops’ Conferences
2018.02.03Cardinal 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)
Kenya Kenya2017.11.29Bishop Emmanuel Okombo Wandera (74)Bishop Emmanuel Okombo Wandera, Bishop of Kericho (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)
Mexico Mexico2018.07.20Bishop José Luis Dibildox Martínez (74)Bishop José Luis Dibildox Martínez, Bishop of Tampico (Mexico)
Myanmar Myanmar2018.05.18Archbishop Nicholas Mang Thang (74)Archbishop Nicholas Mang Thang, Metropolitan Archbishop of Mandalay (Myanmar)
Netherlands Netherlands2017.12.02Bishop Franciscus Jozef Maria Wiertz (74)Bishop Franciscus Jozef Maria Wiertz, Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands)
Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea2017.11.23Archbishop Francesco Panfilo, S.D.B. (74)Archbishop Francesco Panfilo, S.D.B., Metropolitan Archbishop of Rabaul (Papua New Guinea)
2018.05.14Archbishop 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)
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)
Poland Poland2017.11.27Archbishop Henryk Hoser, S.A.C. (74)Archbishop Henryk Hoser, S.A.C., Archbishop-Bishop of Warszawa-Praga (Poland)
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 Sudan South Sudan2018.04.25Bishop Erkolano Lodu Tombe (74)Bishop Erkolano Lodu Tombe, Bishop of Yei (South Sudan)
Spain Spain2018.01.03Bishop Ciriaco Benavente Mateos (74)Bishop Ciriaco Benavente Mateos, Bishop of Albacete (Spain)
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 Taiwan2017.12.11Bishop John Baptist Tseng Chien-tsi (74)Bishop John Baptist Tseng Chien-tsi (曾建次), Titular Bishop of Sululos and Auxiliary Bishop of Hualien 花蓮 (Taiwan)
2018.05.14Bishop Bosco Lin Chi-nan (74)Bishop Bosco Lin Chi-nan (林吉男), Bishop of Tainan 臺南 (Taiwan)
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 Turkey2017.12.15Archbishop Lorenzo Piretto, O.P. (74)Archbishop Lorenzo Piretto, O.P., Metropolitan Archbishop of Izmir (Turkey)
2018.10.21Archbishop 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 USA2017.12.28Bishop Robert William Muench (74)Bishop Robert William Muench, Bishop of Baton Rouge (USA)
2018.01.17Bishop Thomas John Curry (74)Bishop Thomas John Curry, Titular Bishop of Ceanannus Mór and Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles (USA)
2018.02.12Bishop 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)
2018.08.14Bishop John Raymond Gaydos (74)Bishop John Raymond Gaydos, Bishop of Jefferson City (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)
Venezuela Venezuela2018.07.13Bishop Rafael Ramón Conde Alfonzo (74)Bishop Rafael Ramón Conde Alfonzo, Bishop of Maracay (Venezuela)
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 2017.11.18

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