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CountryAscendingTurns 75Bishops (122)
Argentina Argentina2017.03.13Bishop Antonio Marino (74)Bishop Antonio Marino, Bishop of Mar del Plata (Argentina)
2017.05.01Bishop Virginio Domingo Bressanelli, S.C.I. (74)Bishop Virginio Domingo Bressanelli, S.C.I., Bishop of Neuquén (Argentina)
2017.06.21Archbishop Alfonso Rogelio Delgado Evers (74)Archbishop Alfonso Rogelio Delgado Evers, Metropolitan Archbishop of San Juan de Cuyo (Argentina)
2017.06.26Bishop Luis Guillermo Eichhorn (74)Bishop Luis Guillermo Eichhorn, Bishop of Morón (Argentina)
2017.09.08Bishop Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo (74)Bishop Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo, Titular Bishop of Vescovìo, Secretary of Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas, Chancellor of Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences and Chancellor of Pontifical Academies of Sciences
Australia Australia2017.03.02Bishop Joseph John Oudeman, O.F.M. Cap. (74)Bishop Joseph John Oudeman, O.F.M. Cap., Titular Bishop of Respecta and Auxiliary Bishop of Brisbane (Australia)
Austria Austria2017.10.13Bishop Andreas Laun, O.S.F.S. (74)Bishop Andreas Laun, O.S.F.S., Titular Bishop of Libertina and Auxiliary Bishop of Salzburg (Austria)
2018.01.02Abbot 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
Benin Benin2017.08.24Bishop Barthélemy Adoukonou (74)Bishop Barthélemy Adoukonou, Titular Bishop of Zama minor and Secretary of Pontifical Council for Culture
Bolivia Bolivia2017.03.23Bishop Braulio Sáez Garcia, O.C.D. (74)Bishop Braulio Sáez Garcia, O.C.D., Titular Bishop of Rhasus and Auxiliary Bishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia)
Brazil Brazil2017.03.14Archbishop Geraldo Lyrio Rocha (74)Archbishop Geraldo Lyrio Rocha, Metropolitan Archbishop of Mariana (Brazil)
2017.04.15Bishop Mário Rino Sivieri (74)Bishop Mário Rino Sivieri, Bishop of Propriá (Brazil)
2017.05.06Archbishop Luiz Mancilha Vilela, SS.CC. (74)Archbishop Luiz Mancilha Vilela, SS.CC., Metropolitan Archbishop of Vitória (Brazil)
2017.06.01Bishop Afonso Fioreze, C.P. (74)Bishop Afonso Fioreze, C.P., Bishop of Luziânia (Brazil)
2017.07.30Bishop Caetano Ferrari, O.F.M. (74)Bishop Caetano Ferrari, O.F.M., Bishop of Bauru (Brazil)
2017.08.09Bishop José Luíz Bertanha, S.V.D. (74)Bishop José Luíz Bertanha, S.V.D., Bishop of Registro (Brazil)
2017.09.16Bishop Elói Róggia, S.A.C. (74)Bishop Elói Róggia, S.A.C., Bishop-Prelate of Borba (Brazil)
2017.09.18Bishop Mosé João Pontelo, C.S.Sp. (74)Bishop Mosé João Pontelo, C.S.Sp., Bishop of Cruzeiro do Sul (Brazil)
2017.10.12Bishop Paulo Antônio de Conto (74)Bishop Paulo Antônio de Conto, Bishop of Montenegro (Brazil)
2017.11.24Bishop 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)
Canada Canada2017.04.28Bishop André Rivest (74)Bishop André Rivest, Bishop of Chicoutimi (Canada)
Chad Chad2017.06.22Bishop Henry Coudray, S.J. (74)Bishop Henry Coudray, S.J., Vicar Apostolic of Mongo (Chad) and Titular Bishop of Silli
Chile Chile2017.09.27Bishop Gonzalo Duarte García de Cortázar, SS.CC. (74)Bishop Gonzalo Duarte García de Cortázar, SS.CC., Bishop of Valparaíso (Chile)
2018.02.16Archbishop Cristián Caro Cordero (74)Archbishop Cristián Caro Cordero, Metropolitan Archbishop of Puerto Montt (Chile)
Colombia Colombia2017.03.29Archbishop Jorge Enrique Jiménez Carvajal, C.I.M. (74)Archbishop Jorge Enrique Jiménez Carvajal, C.I.M., Metropolitan Archbishop of Cartagena (Colombia)
2017.04.08Archbishop Luis Augusto Castro Quiroga, I.M.C. (74)Archbishop Luis Augusto Castro Quiroga, I.M.C., Metropolitan Archbishop of Tunja (Colombia) and President of Episcopal Conference of Colombia
2017.09.21Bishop Oscar Aníbal Salazar Gómez (74)Bishop Oscar Aníbal Salazar Gómez, Bishop of La Dorada–Guaduas (Colombia)
2017.09.22Cardinal Jesús Rubén Salazar Gómez (74)Cardinal Jesús Rubén Salazar Gómez, Cardinal-Priest of S. Gerardo Maiella, Metropolitan Archbishop of Bogotá (Colombia) and President of Latin American Episcopal Council
2017.09.22Bishop Camilo Fernando Castrellón Pizano, S.D.B. (74)Bishop Camilo Fernando Castrellón Pizano, S.D.B., Bishop of Barrancabermeja (Colombia)
2017.11.10Bishop Fabio Suescún Mutis (74)Bishop Fabio Suescún Mutis, Military Ordinary of Colombia (Colombia)
2017.12.24Bishop Héctor Ignacio Salah Zuleta (74)Bishop Héctor Ignacio Salah Zuleta, Bishop of Riohacha (Colombia)
Congo-Brazzaville Congo-Brazzaville2017.07.28Bishop Louis Portella Mbuyu (74)Bishop Louis Portella Mbuyu, Bishop of Kinkala (Congo-Brazzaville)
Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa2017.07.25Archbishop Jean-Pierre Tafunga Mbayo, S.D.B. (74)Archbishop Jean-Pierre Tafunga Mbayo, S.D.B., Metropolitan Archbishop of Lubumbashi (Congo-Kinshasa)
Costa Rica Costa Rica2017.09.16Bishop Ángel San Casimiro Fernández, O.A.R. (74)Bishop Ángel San Casimiro Fernández, O.A.R., Bishop of Alajuela (Costa Rica) and Secretary General of Episcopal Conference of Costa Rica
Croatia Croatia2018.01.17Bishop Nikola Kekić (74)Bishop Nikola Kekić, Bishop of Križevci of the Croatians (Croatia)
Cuba Cuba2017.03.16Bishop Jorge Enrique Serpa Pérez (74)Bishop Jorge Enrique Serpa Pérez, Bishop of Pinar del Río (Cuba)
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic2017.03.12Bishop Gregorio Nicanor Peña Rodríguez (74)Bishop Gregorio Nicanor Peña Rodríguez, Bishop of Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey (Dominican Republic) and President of Dominican Episcopal Conference
2017.12.16Bishop 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)
El Salvador El Salvador2017.09.03Bishop Gregorio Rosa Chávez (74)Bishop Gregorio Rosa Chávez, Titular Bishop of Mulli and Auxiliary Bishop of San Salvador (El Salvador)
England England2017.07.07Bishop Séamus Cunningham (74)Bishop Séamus Cunningham, Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle (England)
France France2017.04.15Bishop Michel Marie Jacques Dubost, C.I.M. (74)Bishop Michel Marie Jacques Dubost, C.I.M., Bishop of Évry–Corbeil-Essonnes (France)
2017.11.07Cardinal André Armand Vingt-Trois (74)Cardinal André Armand Vingt-Trois, Cardinal-Priest of S. Luigi dei Francesi, Metropolitan Archbishop of Paris (France) and Ordinary of France of the Eastern Rite (France)
Germany Germany2017.05.12Bishop Friedhelm Hofmann (74)Bishop Friedhelm Hofmann, Bishop of Würzburg (Germany)
2017.09.05Bishop Norbert Trelle (74)Bishop Norbert Trelle, Bishop of Hildesheim (Germany)
2018.02.15Bishop Heinz Josef Algermissen (74)Bishop Heinz Josef Algermissen, Bishop of Fulda (Germany)
Ghana Ghana2017.04.14Archbishop Matthias Kobena Nketsiah (74)Archbishop Matthias Kobena Nketsiah, Metropolitan Archbishop of Cape Coast (Ghana)
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
India India2017.08.30Bishop Yvon Ambroise (74)Bishop Yvon Ambroise, Bishop of Tuticorin (India)
2017.09.23Bishop Mathew Anikuzhikattil (74)Bishop Mathew Anikuzhikattil, Bishop of Idukki of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2017.10.26Archbishop George Panikulam (74)Archbishop George Panikulam, Titular Archbishop of Caudium and Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay
Italy Italy2017.02.20Archbishop Ignazio Sanna (74)Archbishop Ignazio Sanna, Metropolitan Archbishop of Oristano (Italy)
2017.02.21Archbishop Paolo Mario Virgilio Atzei, O.F.M. Conv. (74)Archbishop Paolo Mario Virgilio Atzei, O.F.M. Conv., Metropolitan Archbishop of Sassari (Italy)
2017.03.28Bishop Luciano Monari (74)Bishop Luciano Monari, Bishop of Brescia (Italy)
2017.04.07Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti (74)Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti, Cardinal-Priest of S. Cecilia and Metropolitan Archbishop of Perugia–Città della Pieve (Italy)
2017.05.05Bishop Alceste Catella (74)Bishop Alceste Catella, Bishop of Casale Monferrato (Italy)
2017.05.24Archbishop Giuseppe Lazzarotto (74)Archbishop Giuseppe Lazzarotto, Titular Archbishop of Numana, Apostolic Nuncio to Cyprus, Apostolic Nuncio to Israel and Apostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine
2017.06.07Bishop Domenico Sigalini (74)Bishop Domenico Sigalini, Bishop of Palestrina (Italy)
2017.07.05Archbishop Alberto Bottari de Castello (74)Archbishop Alberto Bottari de Castello, Titular Archbishop of Oderzo and Apostolic Nuncio to Hungary
2017.07.18Archbishop Arrigo Miglio (74)Archbishop Arrigo Miglio, Metropolitan Archbishop of Cagliari (Italy)
2017.08.13Archbishop Adriano Bernardini (74)Archbishop Adriano Bernardini (裴納德), Titular Archbishop of Faleri, Apostolic Nuncio to San Marino and Apostolic Nuncio to Italy
2017.09.25Bishop Lino Pizzi (74)Bishop Lino Pizzi, Bishop of Forlì–Bertinoro (Italy)
2017.10.01Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello (74)Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello, Cardinal-Deacon of Ss. Vito, Modesto e Crescenzia, President of Governorate of the Vatican City State, President of Pontifical Commission for the Vatican City State and Member of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia
2017.10.18Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi (74)Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, Cardinal-Deacon of S. Giorgio in Velabro, President of Pontifical Council for Culture and President of Pontifical Commission for Sacred Archaeology
2017.10.23Bishop Pier Giorgio Micchiardi (74)Bishop Pier Giorgio Micchiardi, Bishop of Acqui (Italy)
2017.11.16Bishop Vincenzo Manzella (74)Bishop Vincenzo Manzella, Bishop of Cefalù (Italy)
2018.01.02Archbishop 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), President of Episcopal Conference of 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)
2018.02.12Archbishop Giovanni Battista Pichierri (74)Archbishop Giovanni Battista Pichierri, Archbishop of Trani–Barletta–Bisceglie (Italy)
Japan Japan2017.08.20Bishop Paul Kenjiro Koriyama (74)Bishop Paul Kenjiro Koriyama (パウロ郡山健次郎), Bishop of Kagoshima 鹿児島 (Japan)
Kenya Kenya2017.07.05Archbishop Zacchaeus Okoth (74)Archbishop Zacchaeus Okoth, Metropolitan Archbishop of Kisumu (Kenya)
2017.11.29Bishop Emmanuel Okombo Wandera (74)Bishop Emmanuel Okombo Wandera, Bishop of Kericho (Kenya)
Lebanon Lebanon2017.04.14Archbishop Elias Rahal, M.S.P. (74)Archbishop Elias Rahal, M.S.P., Archbishop of Baalbek of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)
Mexico Mexico2017.06.06Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera (74)Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera, Cardinal-Priest of S. Francesco d’Assisi a Ripa Grande, Metropolitan Archbishop of México (Mexico) and Member of Council for the Economy
Monaco Monaco2017.08.04Archbishop Bernard César Augustin Barsi (74)Archbishop Bernard César Augustin Barsi, Archbishop of Monaco (Monaco)
Morocco Morocco2017.06.20Archbishop Santiago Agrelo Martínez, O.F.M. (74)Archbishop Santiago Agrelo Martínez, O.F.M., Archbishop of Tanger (Morocco)
Mozambique Mozambique2017.05.04Bishop Germano Grachane, C.M. (74)Bishop Germano Grachane, C.M., Bishop of Nacala (Mozambique)
Netherlands Netherlands2017.12.02Bishop Franciscus Jozef Maria Wiertz (74)Bishop Franciscus Jozef Maria Wiertz, Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands)
Panama Panama2017.07.02Bishop Pablo Varela Server (74)Bishop Pablo Varela Server, Titular Bishop of Macomades rusticiana and Auxiliary Bishop of Panamá (Panama)
Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea2017.11.06Bishop William Fey, O.F.M. Cap. (74)Bishop William Fey, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop of Kimbe (Papua New Guinea)
2017.11.23Archbishop Francesco Panfilo, S.D.B. (74)Archbishop Francesco Panfilo, S.D.B., Metropolitan Archbishop of Rabaul (Papua New Guinea)
Peru Peru2018.01.25Bishop Daniel Thomas Turley Murphy, O.S.A. (74)Bishop Daniel Thomas Turley Murphy, O.S.A., Bishop of Chulucanas (Peru)
Philippines Philippines2017.08.05Archbishop Osvaldo Padilla (74)Archbishop Osvaldo Padilla, Titular Archbishop of Pia, Apostolic Nuncio to Mongolia and Apostolic Nuncio to Korea
2017.10.08Bishop Emmanuel Treveno Cabajar, C.SS.R. (74)Bishop Emmanuel Treveno Cabajar, C.SS.R., Bishop of Pagadian (Philippines)
Poland Poland2017.02.28Bishop Roman Adam Marcinkowski (74)Bishop Roman Adam Marcinkowski, Titular Bishop of Bulla regia and Auxiliary Bishop of Płock (Poland)
2017.11.27Archbishop Henryk Hoser, S.A.C. (74)Archbishop Henryk Hoser, S.A.C., Archbishop-Bishop of Warszawa-Praga (Poland)
Portugal Portugal2017.04.11Bishop António José Cavaco Carrilho (74)Bishop António José Cavaco Carrilho, Bishop of Funchal (Portugal)
2017.11.11Bishop António Maria Bessa Taipa (74)Bishop António Maria Bessa Taipa, Titular Bishop of Tabbora and Auxiliary Bishop of Porto (Portugal)
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico2017.05.13Bishop Álvaro Corrada Del Río, S.J. (74)Bishop Álvaro Corrada Del Río, S.J., Bishop of Mayagüez (Puerto Rico)
Réunion Réunion2017.05.10Bishop Gilbert Guillaume Marie-Jean Aubry (74)Bishop Gilbert Guillaume Marie-Jean Aubry, Bishop of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion (Réunion) and President of Episcopal Conferences of Indian Ocean
Romania Romania2017.10.17Bishop Martin Roos (74)Bishop Martin Roos, Bishop of Timişoara (Romania)
Rwanda Rwanda2017.09.25Archbishop Thaddée Ntihinyurwa (74)Archbishop Thaddée Ntihinyurwa, Metropolitan Archbishop of Kigali (Rwanda) and Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Rwanda
South Africa South Africa2017.06.13Bishop Barry Alexander Anthony Wood, O.M.I. (74)Bishop Barry Alexander Anthony Wood, O.M.I., Titular Bishop of Babra and Auxiliary Bishop of Durban (South Africa)
Spain Spain2017.04.13Cardinal Ricardo Blázquez Pérez (74)Cardinal Ricardo Blázquez Pérez, Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Vallicella, Metropolitan Archbishop of Valladolid (Spain) and President of Episcopal Conference of Spain
2017.05.28Bishop Jesús García Burillo (74)Bishop Jesús García Burillo, Bishop of Ávila (Spain)
2017.09.13Bishop Joaquin Maria López de Andújar y Cánovas del Castillo (74)Bishop Joaquin Maria López de Andújar y Cánovas del Castillo, Bishop of Getafe (Spain)
2018.01.03Bishop Ciriaco Benavente Mateos (74)Bishop Ciriaco Benavente Mateos, Bishop of Albacete (Spain)
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka2017.08.06Bishop Joseph Vianney Fernando (74)Bishop Joseph Vianney Fernando, Bishop of Kandy (Sri Lanka)
Switzerland Switzerland2017.04.21Bishop Vitus Huonder (74)Bishop Vitus Huonder, Bishop of Chur (Switzerland)
Syria Syria2018.02.08Archbishop Nikolaki Sawaf (74)Archbishop Nikolaki Sawaf, Archbishop of Latakia of the Greek-Melkites (Syria)
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)
Tanzania Tanzania2017.06.13Archbishop Josaphat Louis Lebulu (74)Archbishop Josaphat Louis Lebulu, Metropolitan Archbishop of Arusha (Tanzania)
Thailand Thailand2017.10.30Archbishop Louis Chamniern Santisukniran (74)Archbishop Louis Chamniern Santisukniran, Metropolitan Archbishop of Thare and Nonseng (Thailand)
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago2017.03.19Archbishop Joseph Everard Harris, C.S.Sp. (74)Archbishop Joseph Everard Harris, C.S.Sp., Metropolitan Archbishop of Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago)
Turkey Turkey2017.12.15Archbishop Lorenzo Piretto, O.P. (74)Archbishop Lorenzo Piretto, O.P., Metropolitan Archbishop of Izmir (Turkey)
Uganda Uganda2017.04.09Bishop Giuseppe Franzelli, M.C.C.J. (74)Bishop Giuseppe Franzelli, M.C.C.J., Bishop of Lira (Uganda)
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates2017.04.22Bishop Paul Hinder, O.F.M. Cap. (74)Bishop Paul Hinder, O.F.M. Cap., Vicar Apostolic of Southern Arabia (United Arab Emirates) and Titular Bishop of Macon
Uruguay Uruguay2017.04.19Bishop Rodolfo Pedro Wirz Kraemer (74)Bishop Rodolfo Pedro Wirz Kraemer, Bishop of Maldonado–Punta del Este (Uruguay)
USA USA2017.04.15Bishop Francis Xavier DiLorenzo (74)Bishop Francis Xavier DiLorenzo, Bishop of Richmond (USA)
2017.04.25Bishop Gerald Thomas Walsh (74)Bishop Gerald Thomas Walsh, Titular Bishop of Altiburus and Auxiliary Bishop of New York (USA)
2017.05.08Bishop William Joseph Justice (74)Bishop William Joseph Justice, Titular Bishop of Matara in Proconsulari and Auxiliary Bishop of San Francisco (USA)
2017.05.26Bishop George James Rassas (74)Bishop George James Rassas, Titular Bishop of Reperi and Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago (USA)
2017.06.18Bishop Joseph Anthony Pepe (74)Bishop Joseph Anthony Pepe, Bishop of Las Vegas (USA)
2017.08.06Bishop John Walter Flesey (74)Bishop John Walter Flesey, Titular Bishop of Allegheny and Auxiliary Bishop of Newark (USA)
2017.10.08Bishop Francis Joseph Christian (74)Bishop Francis Joseph Christian, Titular Bishop of Quincy and Auxiliary Bishop of Manchester (USA)
2017.10.30Bishop Francis Joseph Kane (74)Bishop Francis Joseph Kane, Titular Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie in Michigan and Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago (USA)
2017.12.28Bishop 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)
Venezuela Venezuela2017.08.28Cardinal Jorge Liberato Urosa Savino (74)Cardinal Jorge Liberato Urosa Savino, Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria ai Monti and Metropolitan Archbishop of Caracas (Venezuela)
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe2017.04.14Bishop Joseph Albert Serrano Antón, I.E.M.E. (74)Bishop Joseph Albert Serrano Antón, I.E.M.E., Bishop of Hwange (Zimbabwe)

as of 2017.02.19

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