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 In the Conferences 2010


January - March


Appointed: Bishop Lucas Kim Woon-hoe (Un-hoe), auxiliary bishop of Seoul to bishop of Chunchon, Korea; Bishop Peter Lee Ki-heon, from Military Ordinary to bishop of Uijongbu, Korea; Fr. Paul Alappatt, bishop of Bishop of Ramanathapuram (Syro-Malabarese), India; Fr. Remigius Maria Paul Inchananiyil, bishop of Thamarasserry (Syro-Malabarese), India; Fr. Pauly Kannookadan, bishop of Irinjalakuda (Syro-Malabarese), India; Fr. George Njaralakatt, bishop of Mandya (Syro-Malabarese), India; Fr. Bosco Puthur, auxiliary bishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly (Syro-Malabarese), India; Fr. Raphael Thattil, auxiliary bishop of Trichur (Syro-Malabarese), India; Fr. Yoohanon Chrysostom Kalloor, bishop of Pathanamthitta (Malankarese), India; Fr. Samuel Kattukallil, auxiliary bishop of Trivandrum (Malankarese), India; Bishop Joseph Thomas Konnath, from auxiliary bishop of Trivandrum to bishop of Battery (Malankarese), India; Fr. Vincent Kulapuravilai, bishop of Marthandom (Malankarese), India; Bishop Geevarghese Divannasios Ottathengil, from bishop of Bathery to bishop of Puthur (Malankarese), India; Fr. Stephen Thottathil, auxiliary bishop of Thiruvalla (malankarese), India; Fr. Anthony Valiyavilayil, O.I.C., auxiliary bishop of Trivandrum (Malankarese), India; Fr. Matthieu NguyÍn Van KhŰi, coadjutor bishop of Quy Nhon, Vietnam; Fr. Jean Marie Prida Inthirath, bishop and vicar apostolique of Savannakhet, Laos; Fr. Olivier Schmitthaeusler, M.E.P., bishop and coadjutor vicar apostolique of Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Fr. Jose Araneta Cabantan, bishop of Malaybalay, Philippines; Fr. Joseph Luechai Thatwisai, bishop of Udon Thani, Thailand; Fr. Norberto do Amaral, bishop of Maliana, East Timor;



Resigned: Bishop Anthony Theodore Lobo, bishop of Islamabad-Rawalpindi, Pakistan;

Retired: Bishop Paul Chittilapilly, bishop of Thamarasserry (Syro-Malabarese), India; Bishop James Pazhayattil, bishop of Irinjalakuda (Syro-Malabarese), India; Bishop Joseph Lee Han-taek S.J., bishop of Uijongbun, Korea;

Died: Bishop Ignatius P. Lobo (+90), bishop emeritus of Belgaum, India; Bishop Paul Kim Ok-kyun (+84), auxiliary bishop emeritus of Seoul, Korea;


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April -June


Appointed: Archbishop Salvatore Pennacchio, apostolic nuncio to Thailand, Singapore and Cambodia, and apostolic delegate to Myanmar, Laos, Malaysia and Brunei, as apostolic nuncio to India; Fr. Paul Nguyen Thai Hop O.P., bishop of Vinh, Vietnam; Fr. Jean Marie Vu T‚t, auxiliary bishop of Hung HoŠ, Vietnam; Archbishop Peter Nguyen Van Nhon, from bishop of Dalat to coadjutor archbishop of Hanoi, Vietnem; Fr. Ruperto Cruz Santos, bishop of Balanga (Bataan) Philippines; Fr. John Baptist Jung Shin-chul, auxiliary bishop of Incheon, Korea; Fr. Victor Gnanapragasam O.M.I., from apostolic prefect of Quetta to apostolic vicar of Quetta, Pakistan; Bishop Felix Lian Khen Thang, from auxiliary bishop of Hakha to bishop of Kalay, Myanmar


Succeeded: Archbishop Hyginus Kim Hee-jong, from coadjutor archbishop to archbishop of Kwangju, Korea; Archbishop Pierre Nguyen Van Nhon, from coadjutor archbishop to archbishop of Hanoi, Vietnam

Retired: Bishop Paul-Marie Cao Dinh Thuyen M.S.C., bishop of Vinh, Vietnam;

Resigned: Archbishop[ Andreas Choi Chang-mou, archbishop-emeritus of Kwangju, Korea; Archbishop Joseph Ngo Quang Kiet, archbishop of Hanoi, Vietnam;

Died: Bishop-emeritus Miguel C. Cinches SVD (+78), bishop-emeritus of Surigao, Philippines;


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Appointed: Fr. Joseph Son Sam-seok, auxiliary bishop of Pusan, Korea; Fr. Thomas Naickamparampil, Exarch of United States of America, Faithful of the Oriental Rite (Malankarese); Fr. Josť Chittooparambil, C.M.I., bishop of Rajkoy (Syro-malabarese), India; Fr. Francis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M., bishop of Military Ordinariate, Korea; Fr. John Wong Soo Kau, coadjutor archbishop of Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia


Resigned: Bishop Gregory Taik Maung, bishop of Pyay, Myanmar

Retired: Bishop Gregory Karotemprel CMI, bishop of Rajkot (Syro-malabarese), India;

Died: Bishop-emeritus Francisco Claver SJ (+81), vicar apostolic-emeritus of Bontoc-Lagawe, Philippines; BishopĖemeritus Joseph Robert Rodericks SJ (+83), bishop-emeritus of Jamshedpur, India; Archbishop Marampudi Joji (+67), archbishop of Hyderabad, India.


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Elevated: Archbishop Albert Malcolm Ranjith Patabendige Don, Archbishop of Colombo, Sri Lanka to Cardinal

Appointed: Archbishop Giovanni díAniello, Apostolic Nuncio to Thailand and Cambodia, Apostolic Delegate to Laos and Myanmar; Archbishop Jose Serofia Palma, from Archbishop of Palo, Philippines to Archbishop of Cebu, Philippines; Bishop Thaddeus Cho Hwan-Kil from auxiliary and diocesan administrator to Archbishop of Daegu, South Korea; Bishop Lourdes Daniel, Bishop of Amravati, India to Bishop of Nashik, India; Bishop Johannes Maria Trilaksyanta Pujasumarta, Bishop of Bandung, Indonesia to Archbishop of Semarang, Indonesia; Archbishop Salvatore Pennacchio, Apostolic Nuncio, India, Apostolic Nuncio to Nepal; Bishop Patrick DíRozario, C.S.C., Bishop of Chittagong, Bangladesh to Coadjutor Archbishop of Dhaka, Bangladesh; Fr. Alexander Pyone Cho to Bishop of Pyay, Myanmar


Succeeded: Bishop Olivier Michel Marie Schmitthaeusler, M.E.P., from Titular Bishop of Catabum Castra to Vicar Apostolic of Phnom-Penh, Cambodia; Bishop Stephanus Tri Buu Thien, from Coadjutor Bishop of C‚n Tho, ViÍt Nam to Bishop of C‚n Tho, ViÍt Nam.

Retired: Bishop Emile Jean Marie Henri Joseph Destombes, M.E.P., Vicar Apostolic of Phnom-Penh, Cambodia; Ricardo Jamin Cardinal Vidal, Archbishop of Cebu, Philippines; Bishop Joseph Devellerez Thaung Shwe, Bishop of Pyay, Myanmar;

Died: Bishop Emmanuel LÍ Phong Thu‚n(+79), Bishop of C‚n Tho, Viet Nam; Bishop Michael Bunluen Mansap (+81), Bishop Emeritus of Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand


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