27 December 2006
Archbishop Antonio Moreno Casamitjana retired and Archbishop-designate Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, S.D.B. was named Archbishop of Concepción (Santissima Concezione), Chile. Archbishop-designate Ezzati Andrello had been serving as an Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Chile.
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10 December 2006
Salvatore Cardinal Pappalardo, Archbishop Emeritus of Palermo, Italy and Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria Odigitria dei Siciliani, has died. He was 88 years old, having served as a priest for 65 years, a bishop for 41 years, and a cardinal for 33 years. May he rest in peace.
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09 December 2006
Archbishop-designate Marcel Madila Basanguka was named Archbishop of Kananga, Congo (Dem. Rep.). The archdiocese had been vacant since Archbishop Godefroid Mukeng'a Kalond, C.I.C.M. retired in May 2006. Archbishop-designate Madila Basanguka had been serving as an Auxiliary Bishop of the same Archdiocese.
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07 December 2006
06 December 2006
The Diocese of São José dos Pinhais, Brazil was erected with territory taken from the Archdiocese of Curitiba. The new diocese becomes a suffragan of Curitiba. Bishop Ladislau Biernaski, C.M. was named its first bishop. He had been serving as an Auxiliary Bishop of Curitiba.
05 December 2006
02 December 2006
Bishop John Baptist Sequeira retired and Bishop-elect Anthony Swamy Thomasappa was named Bishop of Chikmagalur, India.
Archbishop-designate Salvatore Di Cristina was named Archbishop of Monreale, Italy. The Archdiocese had been vacant since the death of Archbishop Cataldo Naro in Septmeber. Archbishop-designate Di Cristina had been serving as an Auxiliary Bishop of Palermo.
01 December 2006
Bishop-elect Emílio Sumbelelo was named Coadjutor Bishop of Uije, Angola. Bishop José Francisco Moreira dos Santos, O.F.M. Cap. remains the ordinary.
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