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Malaysia
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2021.09.13

Italy Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli, Apostolic Nuncio to India, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Nepal

2021.03.13

Italy Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli, Apostolic Nuncio to Israel, Apostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine and Apostolic Nuncio to Cyprus, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to India

2020.10.28

Malaysia Cardinal Anthony Soter Fernandez, Cardinal-Priest of S. Alberto Magno and Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), passed away at 88

2020.09.29

Poland Archbishop Wojciech Załuski, Apostolic Nuncio to Burundi, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Malaysia, Apostolic Nuncio to Timor-Leste and Apostolic Delegate to Brunei

2019.10.11

USA Archbishop Joseph Salvador Marino, Apostolic Nuncio to Malaysia, Apostolic Nuncio to Timor-Leste and Apostolic Delegate to Brunei, was appointed as President of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy

2017.09.15

Italy Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli, Apostolic Nuncio to Israel and Apostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Cyprus

2017.09.13

Italy Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli, Apostolic Nuncio to Singapore, Non-Residential Pontifical Representative for Vietnam and Apostolic Nuncio to Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Israel and Apostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine

2017.09.12

Italy Archbishop Adriano Bernardini (裴納德) resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Italy and Apostolic Nuncio to San Marino

2017.03.04

Malaysia Archbishop John Ha Tiong Hock (夏長福) resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Kuching (Malaysia)

Malaysia Bishop Simon Poh Hoon Seng (傅雲生), Titular Bishop of Sfasferia and Auxiliary Bishop of Kuching (Malaysia), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Kuching (Malaysia)

2017.01.27

Malaysia Fr. John Chia (謝啟龍), C.D.D., resigned as Superior General of Congregation of the Disciples of the Lord

Malaysia Fr. Francis Chong (張少麟), C.D.D., was confirmed as Superior General of Congregation of the Disciples of the Lord

2017.01.01

Malaysia Archbishop John Ha Tiong Hock (夏長福) resigned as President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei

Malaysia Bishop Sebastian Francis (施恩天), Bishop of Penang (Malaysia) and Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei, was appointed as President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei

2016.11.21

Malaysia Cardinal Anthony Soter Fernandez took possession as Cardinal-Priest of S. Alberto Magno

2016.11.19

Malaysia Archbishop Anthony Soter Fernandez was created Cardinal-Priest of S. Alberto Magno

2016.10.21

Malaysia Fr. Francis Chong (張少麟), C.D.D., was appointed as Superior General of Congregation of the Disciples of the Lord

2016.08.06

Italy Archbishop Salvatore Pennacchio, Apostolic Nuncio to India and Apostolic Nuncio to Nepal, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Poland

2016.02.10

Italy Archbishop Luigi Bressan resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Trento (Italy)

2016.01.12

Malaysia Fr. Anthony Bernard Paul was consecrated as Bishop of Melaka–Johor (Malaysia)

2015.11.19

Malaysia Fr. Anthony Bernard Paul was elected Bishop of Melaka–Johor (Malaysia)

Malaysia Bishop Paul Tan Chee Ing (陳志音), S.J., resigned as Bishop of Melaka–Johor (Malaysia)

2015.09.24

Malaysia Fr. Simon Poh Hoon Seng (傅雲生) was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Sfasferia and Auxiliary Bishop of Kuching (Malaysia)

2015.07.09

Malaysia Fr. Simon Poh Hoon Seng (傅雲生) was elected Titular Bishop of Sfasferia and Auxiliary Bishop of Kuching (Malaysia)

2015.01.01

Malaysia Archbishop Murphy Nicholas Xavier Pakiam resigned as Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei

Malaysia Bishop Sebastian Francis (施恩天), Bishop of Penang (Malaysia), was appointed as Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei

2014.10.06

Malaysia Fr. Julian Leow Beng Kim (廖炳堅) was consecrated as Metropolitan Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

2014.08.09

Poland Msgr. Wojciech Załuski was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Diocletiana and Apostolic Nuncio to Burundi

2014.07.15

Poland Msgr. Wojciech Załuski was elected Apostolic Nuncio to Burundi and Titular Archbishop of Diocletiana

2014.07.03

Malaysia Fr. Julian Leow Beng Kim (廖炳堅) was elected Metropolitan Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

2014.06.12

Italy Cardinal Renato Raffaele Martino was appointed as Protodeacon of College of Cardinals

2014.01.25

Malaysia Fr. Richard Ng (吳對龍) was consecrated as Bishop of Miri (Malaysia)

2014

Malaysia Fr. Michael Teng resigned as General Secretary of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei

2013.12.13

Malaysia Archbishop Murphy Nicholas Xavier Pakiam resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

2013.10.30

Malaysia Bishop Anthony Lee Kok Hin resigned as Bishop of Miri (Malaysia)

Malaysia Fr. Richard Ng (吳對龍) was elected Bishop of Miri (Malaysia)

2013.01.16

Italy Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Timor-Leste, Apostolic Delegate to Brunei and Apostolic Nuncio to Malaysia

USA Archbishop Joseph Salvador Marino, Apostolic Nuncio to Bangladesh, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Malaysia, Apostolic Nuncio to Timor-Leste and Apostolic Delegate to Brunei

2013.01.01

Malaysia Archbishop John Ha Tiong Hock (夏長福), Metropolitan Archbishop of Kuching (Malaysia), was appointed as President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei

Malaysia Archbishop Murphy Nicholas Xavier Pakiam, Metropolitan Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), was appointed as Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei

2012.12.01

Malaysia Archbishop John Lee Hiong Fun-Yit Yaw (李奕瑶) resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia)

Malaysia Archbishop John Wong Soo Kau (黄士交) succeeded as Metropolitan Archbishop of Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia)

2012.11.23

Italy Cardinal Renato Raffaele Martino, Cardinal-Deacon of S. Francesco di Paola ai Monti and President emeritus of Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, reached the age of 80 and became ineligible to vote in a future conclave (Italy)

2012.08.20

Malaysia Msgr. Sebastian Francis (施恩天) was consecrated as Bishop of Penang (Malaysia)

2012.08

Malaysia Bishop Paul Tan Chee Ing (陳志音), S.J., resigned as President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei

2012.07.07

Malaysia Msgr. Sebastian Francis (施恩天) was elected Bishop of Penang (Malaysia)

Malaysia Bishop Anthony Selvanayagam resigned as Bishop of Penang (Malaysia)

2011.12.24

Malaysia Bishop Joseph Hii Teck Kwong (許德光), Titular Bishop of Castellum medianum and Auxiliary Bishop of Sibu (Malaysia), was appointed as Bishop of Sibu (Malaysia)

Malaysia Bishop Dominic Su Haw Chiu (蘇孝洲) resigned as Bishop of Sibu (Malaysia)

2011.11.15

Italy Archbishop Adriano Bernardini (裴納德), Apostolic Nuncio to Argentina, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Italy and Apostolic Nuncio to San Marino

2011.07.18

Italy Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli, Apostolic Nuncio to Timor-Leste, Apostolic Delegate to Malaysia, Apostolic Delegate to Brunei, Apostolic Nuncio to Singapore, Non-Residential Pontifical Representative for Vietnam and Apostolic Nuncio to Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Malaysia

2011.06.18

Italy Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli, Apostolic Nuncio to Timor-Leste, Apostolic Delegate to Malaysia, Apostolic Delegate to Brunei, Apostolic Nuncio to Singapore and Non-Residential Pontifical Representative for Vietnam, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

2011.01.25

Malaysia Fr. John Chia (謝啟龍), C.D.D., was confirmed as Superior General of Congregation of the Disciples of the Lord

2011.01.24

Malaysia Fr. John Chia (謝啟龍), C.D.D., was appointed as Superior General of Congregation of the Disciples of the Lord

Malaysia Fr. Stephen Ng (黃進龍), C.D.D., resigned as Superior General of Congregation of the Disciples of the Lord

2011.01.13

Italy Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli, Apostolic Nuncio to Indonesia and Apostolic Nuncio to Timor-Leste, was appointed as Apostolic Delegate to Malaysia, Apostolic Delegate to Brunei, Apostolic Nuncio to Singapore and Non-Residential Pontifical Representative for Vietnam

2011.01.01

Malaysia Archbishop Murphy Nicholas Xavier Pakiam resigned as President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei

Malaysia Bishop Paul Tan Chee Ing (陳志音), S.J., Bishop of Melaka–Johor (Malaysia), was appointed as President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei

2011.01

Malaysia Fr. Michael Teng was appointed as General Secretary of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei

2010.11.13

Italy Archbishop Salvatore Pennacchio, Apostolic Nuncio to India, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Nepal

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