30 April 2007
29 April 2007
28 April 2007
Bishop Federico Bonifacio Madersbacher Gasteiger, O.F.M., Bishop Emeritus of San Ignacio de Velasco, Bolivia, has died. He was 88 years old and had served as a priest for 59 years and as a bishop for 36 years. May he rest in peace.
27 April 2007
25 April 2007
24 April 2007
Archbishop-designate John Clayton Nienstedt was named Coadjutor Archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Archbishop Harry Joseph Flynn remains the ordinary. Archbishop-designate Nienstedt had been serving as Bishop of New Ulm.
21 April 2007
Archbishop-designate Jean-Pierre Grallet, O.F.M. was named Archbishop of Strasbourg, France. The archdiocese had been vacant since the resignation of Archbishop Joseph Pierre Aimé Marie Doré, P.S.S. in August 2006. Archbishop-designate Grallet had been serving as an Auxiliary Bishop of the same archdiocese.
20 April 2007
19 April 2007
Archbishop Victor Hugo Martínez Contreras retired and Archbishop-designate Oscar Julio Vian Morales, S.D.B. was named Archbishop of Los Altos Quetzaltenango-Totonicapán, Guatemala. Archbishop-designate Vian Morales had been serving as Vicar Apostolic of El Petén.
18 April 2007
16 April 2007
14 April 2007
Archbishop-designate Vincentius Sensi Potokota was named Archbishop of Ende, Indonesia. The archdiocese had been vacant since the death of Archbishop Longinus Da Cunha in April 2006. Archbishop-designate Sensi Potokota had been serving as Bishop of Maumere.
12 April 2007
11 April 2007
Archbishop Geraldo Lyrio Rocha was named Archbishop of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The archdiocese had been vacant since the death of Archbishop Luciano Pedro Mendes de Almeida, S.J. in August 2006. Archbishop Lyrio Rocha had been serving as Archbishop of Vitória da Conquista.
10 April 2007
Archbishop-designate Reinaldo del Prette Lissot was named Archbishop of Valencia en Venezuela. The archdiocese had been vacant since then-Archbishop Jorge Liberato Urosa Savino was named Archbishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela in November 2005. Archbishop-designate del Prette Lissot had been serving as Bishop of Maracay.
Archbishop Sergio Obeso Rivera retired and Archbishop-designate Hipólito Reyes Larios was named Archbishop of Jalapa (Xalapa), Veracruz, México. Archbishop-designate Reyes Larios had been serving as Bishop of Orizaba.
07 April 2007
Archbishop Luis Robles Díaz, Vice President of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America, has died. He was 69 years old. His death falls 3 days before the 22nd anniversary of his episcopal consecration and a week before the 44th anniversary of his priestly ordination. May he rest in peace.
06 April 2007
Bishop James Joseph McGuinness, Bishop Emeritus of Nottingham, England, Great Britain, has died. He was 81 years old and had served as a priest for 56 years. He died about 2 weeks after the 35th anniversary of his episcopal consecration. May he rest in peace.
05 April 2007
04 April 2007
03 April 2007
02 April 2007
Archbishop Francesco Saverio Toppi, O.F.M. Cap., Prelate Emeritus of Pompei o Beatissima Vergine Maria del SS.mo Rosario, has died. He was 81 years old and had served as a priest for 58 years and as a bishop for 16 years. May he rest in peace.
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- Archbishop Majdański Died
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