22 November 2014

Cardinal Angelini has died

Fiorenzo Cardinal Angelini, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance to Health Care Workers, has died.

He was 98 years old and had served as a cardinal for 23 years. He had also served as a bishop for 58 years and as a priest for 74 years.

May he rest in peace.

Yaw Afoakwa named Obuasi Bishop

Bishop-elect John Yaw Afoakwa was named Bishop of Obuasi, Ghana.

The diocese had been vacant since then-Bishop Gabriel Justice Yaw Anokye was named Archbishop of Kumasi in May 2012.

Wejman named Szczecin-Kamień Auxiliary

Bishop-elect Henryk Wejman was named Auxiliary Bishop of Szczecin-Kamień, Poland and titular bishop of Sinitis.

Kébreau retired, Mésidor succeeded as Cap-Haïtien Archbishop

Archbishop Louis Kébreau, S.D.B. retired and Archbishop Max Leroy Mésidor succeeded as Archbishop of Cap-Haïtien, Haïti.

Archbishop Mésidor had been serving as Coadjutor Archbishop of the same archdiocese.

Cunningham retired, Nolan named Galloway Bishop

Bishop John Cunningham retired and Bishop-elect William Nolan was named Bishop of Galloway, Scotland, Great Britain.

Clifford retired, O’Reilly named Cashel Archbishop

Archbishop Dermot Clifford retired and Archbishop-designate Kieran O’Reilly, S.M.A. was named Archbishop of Cashel (-Emly), Ireland.

Archbishop-designate O’Reilly had been serving as Bishop of Killaloe.

Browne retired, Lowe named Hamilton in New Zealand Bishop

Bishop Denis George Browne retired and Bishop-elect Stephen Marmion Lowe was named Bishop of Hamilton in New Zealand.

Le Bègue de Germiny retired, Batut named Blois Bishop

Bishop Maurice Le Bègue de Germiny retired and Bishop Jean-Pierre Louis Roger Sylvain Batut was named Bishop of Blois, France.

Bishop Batut had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Lyon.

20 November 2014

Comensoli named Broken Bay Bishop

Bishop Peter Andrew Comensoli was named Bishop of Broken Bay, Australia.

The diocese had been vacant since the retirement of Bishop David Louis Walker in November 2013.

Bishop Comensoli had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney.

15 November 2014

Tjephe named Loikaw Bishop

Bishop Stephen Tjephe was named Bishop of Bishop of Loikaw, Myanmar.

The diocese had been vacant since the resignation of Bishop Sotero Phamo (Thein Myint) in April 2014.

Bishop Tjephe had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of the same diocese.

Steckling named Ciudad del Este Bishop

Bishop-elect Heinz Wilhelm Steckling, O.M.I. was named Bishop of Bishop of Ciudad del Este, Paraguay.

The diocese had been vacant since Bishop Rogelio Ricardo Livieres Plano was removed in September 2014.

Kusz retired as Gliwice Auxiliary

Bishop Gerard Alfons Kusz retired as Auxiliary Bishop of Gliwice, Poland.

Silvero Acosta retired as Encarnación Auxiliary

Bishop Claudio Silvero Acosta, S.C.I. di Béth. retired as Auxiliary Bishop of Encarnación, Paraguay.

Gogorza Izaguirre retired, Pistilli Scorzara named Encarnación Bishop

Bishop Ignacio Gogorza Izaguirre, S.C.I. di Béth. retired and Bishop-elect Francisco Javier Pistilli Scorzara, P. Schönstatt was named Bishop of Encarnación, Paraguay.

01 November 2014

Travieso Martín named San José del Amazonas Vicar Apostolic

Bishop José Javier Travieso Martín, C.M.F. was named Vicar Apostolic of San José del Amazonas, Peru.

The post had been vacant since the resignation of Bishop Alberto Campos Hernández, O.F.M. in August 2011.

Bishop Travieso Martín had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Trujillo.

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