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 In the Conferences 2021

  • January - March
  • April - June
  • July - September


    January - March

    Appointed: Fr. Khalid Rehmat, O.F.M. Cap. as Vicar Apostolic of Quetta, Pakistan; Archbishop Giovanni d'Aniello as Apostolic Nuncio to Uzbekistan; Bishop John Do Van Ngân, Auxilliary Bishop of Xuân L?c, Viet Nam as Bishop of the same Diocese; Bishop Peter Abir Antonysamy, Bishop of Sultanpet, as Apostolic Administrator of Pondicherry and Cuddalore, India; Fr. Titus Seo Sang-Bum, Bishop of Military Ordinariate of South Korea; Archbishop Benny Mario Travas, Bishop of Multan, as Archbishop of Karachi, Pakistan; Archbishop Lawrence Subrato Howlader, C.S.C., Bishop of Barisal, as Archbishop of Chattogram, Bangladesh; Fr. Fransiskus Tuaman Sinaga as Bishop of Sibolga, Indonesia; Archbishop Leo Boccardi as Apostolic Nuncio to Japan; Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli as Apostolic Nuncio to India; Bishop Louis Nguyên Anh Tuan, Auxiliary Bishop of Thành-Phô H? Chí Minh, as Apostolic Administrator of Hà Tinh, Viet Nam; Jose Fuerte Cardinal Advincula, Archbishop of Capiz, as Archbishop of Manila, Philippines.


    Succeeded: Coadjutor Bishop Albert Hemrom of Dibrugarh, India as Bishop of the same diocese.


    Retired: Bishop Joseph D́nh Dúc Dao, Bishop Emeritus of Xuân L?c, Viet Nam; Archbishop Antony Anandarayar, Archbishop Emeritus of Pondicherry and Cuddalore, India; Bishop Francis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M., Bishop Emeritus of Military Ordinariate of South Korea; Joseph Cardinal Coutts, Archbishop Emeritus of Karachi, Pakistan; Bishop Joseph Aind, S.D.B., Bishop Emeritus of Dibrugarh, India; Bishop Paul Nguy?n Thái H?p, O.P., Bishop Emeritus of Hà Tinh, Viet Nam.


    Died: Bishop José Crisologo Sorra, (91+), Bishop Emeritus of Legazpi, Philippines; Bishop Joseph Pastor Neelankavil, C.M.I., (90+), Bishop Emeritus of Sagar (Syro-Malabar), India; Bishop Yves-Marie Georges René Ramousse, M.E.P., (93+), Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Phnom-Penh, Cambodia; Bishop Linus Nirmal Gomes, S.J., (99+), Bishop Emeritus of Baruipur, India; Archbishop Paul Ri Moun-hi, (85+), Archbishop Emeritus of Daegu, South Korea.


    April - June

    Appointed: Bishop Shorot Francis Gomes, Auxiliary Bishop of Dhaka, as Bishop of Sylhet, Bangladesh; Fr. Stephen Chow Sau-yan, S.J. as Bishop of Hong Kong, SAR; Fr. Arulselvam Rayappan as Bishop of Salem, India; Archbishop Lazarus You Heung-sik, Bishop Emeritus of Daejeon, Korea, as Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy; Bishop Bosco Lin Chi-nan, Bishop Emeritus of Tainan, as Apostolic Administrator of Tainan, Taiwan; Fr. Savarimuthu Arokiaraj as Bishop of Tiruchirapalli, India; Fr. Noel Portal Pedregosa as Bishop of Malaybalay, Philippines; Fr. Visuvasam Selvaraj as Bishop of Port Blair, India; Fr. Yevgeniy Zinkovskiy as Auxiliary Bishop of Karaganda, Kazakhstan; Bishop Broderick Soncuaco Pabillo as Vicar Apostolic of Taytay, Philippines.


    Resigned: Bishop John Lee Juo-Wang, Bishop Emeritus of Tainan, Taiwan.


    Ceased: Bishop Broderick Soncuaco Pabillo, as Apostolic Administrator of Manila, Philippines.


    Died: Bishop Rayappu Joseph, (80+), Bishop Emeritus of Mannar, Sri Lanka; Bishop Patricio Hacbang Alo, (81+), Bishop Emeritus of Mati, Philippines; Archbishop Lucas Sirkar, S.D.B., (84+), Archbishop Emeritus of Calcutta, India; Bishop Antonio Pepito Palang, S.V.D., (74+), Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of San Jose in Mindoro, Philippines; Nicholas Cardinal Cheong Jin-Suk, (89+), Archbishop Emeritus of Seoul, Korea; Archbishop Antony Anandarayar, (75+), Archbishop Emeritus of Pondicherry and Cuddalore, India; Bishop Peter Toshio Jinushi, (90+), Bishop Emeritus of Sapporo, Japan; Bishop Basil Bhuriya, S.V.D., (65+), Bishop of Jhabua, India; Cornelius Cardinal Sim, (69+), Vicar Apostolic of Brunei; Bishop Paul Alois Lakra, (65+), Bishop of Gumla, India.


    July - September

    Appointed: Archbishop Yohanes Harun Yuwono, Bishop of Tanjungkarang, as Archbishop of Palembang, Indonesia; Fr. Vitus Rubianto Solichin, S.X. as Bishop of Padang, Indonesia; Fr. Deepak Valerian Tauro as Auxiliary Bishop of Delhi, India; Fr. Varghese Vinayanand Vekkal, O.I.C. as Apostolic Administrator of Saint John Chrysostom of Gurgaon (Syro-Malankara), India; Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli, Apostolic Nuncio to India, as Apostolic Nuncio to Nepal.


    Retired: Archbishop Aloysius Sudarso, S.C.I., Archbishop Emeritus of Palembang, Indonesia; Bishop Joji Govindu, Bishop Emeritus of Nalgonda, India.


    Ceased: Bishop Lawrence Pius Dorairaj, Bishop of Dharmapuri, as Apostolic Administrator of Salem, India; Bishop Devadass Ambrose Mariadoss, Bishop of Tanjore, as Apostolic Administrator of Tiruchirapalli, India; Father Reynante Alongonan Aguanta as Administrator of Taytay, Philippines.


    Died: Bishop John Hsane Hgyi, (67+), Bishop of Pathein, Myanmar; Bishop Raymond Ken'ichi Tanaka, (93+), Bishop Emeritus of Kyoto, Japan; Archbishop Matthias U Shwe, (77+), Archbishop Emeritus of Taunggyi, Myanmar; Bishop Jacob Barnabas Chacko Aerath, O.I.C., (60+), Bishop of Saint John Chrysostom of Gurgaon (Syro-Malankara), India.


    October - December

    Appointed: Bishop Alangaram Arockia Sebastian Durairaj, S.V.D., Bishop of Khandwa, as Archbishop of Bhopal, India; Bishop Warnakulasurya Wadumestrige Devasritha Valence Mendis, Bishop of Chilaw, as Bishop of Kandy, Sri Lanka; Bishop Peter Chung Soon-taek, O.C.D., Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul, as Archbishop of the same metropolitan see; Fr. Joseph D? Quang Khang as Coadjutor Bishop of B?c Ninh, Viet Nam; Bishop Telesphore Bilung, S.V.D., Auxiliary Bishop of Ranchi, as Bishop of Jamshedpur, India; Fr. Seno Inno Ngutra as Bishop of Amboina, Indonesia; Fr. Edgar Cuntapay Gacutan, C.I.C.M. as Bishop of Sendai, Japan; Bishop Theodore Mascarenhas, S.F.X., Auxiliary Bishop of Ranchi, as Apostolic Administrator of Daltonganj, India; Fr. Dominic Hoang Minh Tien as Bishop of Hung Hóa, Viet Nam; Bishop Peter Michiaki Nakamura, Auxiliary of Nagasaki, as Archbishop of the same metropolitan see.


    Retired: Archbishop Leo Cornelio, S.V.D., Archbishop Emeritus of Bhopal, India; Bishop Joseph Vianney Fernando, Bishop Emeritus of Kandy, Sri Lanka; Andrew Cardinal Yeom Soo-jung, Archbishop Emeritus of Seoul, South Korea; Bishop Angelus Kujur, S.J., Bishop Emeritus of Purnea, India; Bishop Godfrey de Rozario, S.J., Bishop Emeritus of Baroda, India; Archbishop Joseph Mitsuaki Takami, P.S.S, Archbishop Emeritus of Nagasaki.


    Ceased: Bishop Anand Jojo, Bishop of Hazaribag, as Apostolic Administrator of Daltonganj, India.


    Died: Bishop Basílio do Nascimento, (71+), Bishop of Baucau, Timor-Leste; Archbishop Romulo Tolentino de la Cruz, (74+), Archbishop of Zamboanga, Philippines.


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