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 In the Conferences 2018


January - March

Appointed: Fr. James Athikalam, M.S.T. as Bishop of Sagar of the Syro-Malabar, India; Fr. John Nellikunnel as Bishop of Idukki (Syro-Malabar), India; Fr. Athanasius Rethna Swamy Swamiadian as Bishop of Ahmedabad, India; Msgr. Abel Cahiles Apigo as Bishop of Mati, Philippines; Bishop Jose Romeo Juanito Orquejo Lazo of San Jose de Antique as Archbishop of Jaro, Philippines; Fr. Bartolome Gaspar Santos as Bishop of Iba, Philippines; Fr. Paulinus Yan Olla, M.S.F. as Bishop of Tanjung Selor, Indonesia; Fr. Raul Bautista Dael as Bishop of Tandag, Philippines; Rev. Msgr. Alfred Xuereb, prelate secretary general of the Secretariat for Economic Affairs, as Apostolic Nuncio in Korea and in Mongolia, with the dignity of Archbishop; Bishop Joseph Do Manh Hung of Thành-Phô H? Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville) as Apostolic Administrator of Thành-Phô H? Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville), Viet Nam; Fr. Louie Patalinghug Galbines as Bishop of Kabankalan, Philippines; Bishop David William Valencia Antonio of Nueva Segovia as Apostolic Administrator of San Jose in Mindoro, Philippines; Bishop Peter Machado of Belgaum as Archbishop of Bangalore, India.


Retired: Bishop Mathew Anikuzhikattil, Bishop Emeritus of Idukki (Syro-Malabar), India; Bishop Anthony Chirayath, Bishop Emeritus of Sagar of the Syro-Malabar, India; Archbishop Angel Narcorda Lagdameo, Archbishop Emeritus of Jaro, Philippines; Bishop Nereo P. Odchimar, Bishop Emeritus of Tandag, Philippines; Archbishop Bernard Blasius Moras, Archbishop Emeritus of Bangalore, India.


Resigned: Bishop Antonio Pepito Palang, S.V.D., Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of San Jose in Mindoro, Philippines.


Died: Bishop Geevarghese Divannasios Ottathengil (+67), Bishop Emeritus of Puthur (Syro-Malankara), India; Bishop Joseph Wang Yu-jung (+86), Bishop Emeritus of Taichung, Taiwan; Bishop Maxwell Valentine Noronha (+91), Bishop Emeritus of Calicut, India; Bishop Herman Ferdinandus Maria Münninghoff, O.F.M. (+96), Bishop Emeritus of Jayapura, Indonesia; Bishop Jesus Yu Varela (+90), Bishop Emeritus of Sorsogon, Philippines; Archbishop Kagithapu Mariadas, M.S.F.S. (+89), Archbishop Emeritus of Visakhapatnam, India; Archbishop Paul Bùi Van Đoc (+73), Archbishop of Thành-Phô H? Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville), Viet Nam.




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