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26 April 2016

Ryan named Mzuzu Bishop

Bishop-elect John Alphonsus Ryan, S.P.S. was named Bishop of Mzuzu, Malawi.

The diocese had been vacant since the death of Bishop Joseph Mukasa Zuza in January 2015.

Rice named Springfield-Cape Girardeau Bishop

Bishop Edward Matthew Rice was named Bishop of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA.

The diocese had been vacant since Bishop James Vann Johnston, Jr. was named Bishop of Kansas City-Saint Joseph in September 2015.

Padilla named Bahrain Nuncio and United Arab Emirates Nuncio

Archbishop-elect Francisco Montecillo Padilla was named Apostolic Nuncio to Bahrain and Apostolic Nuncio to United Arab Emirates in addition to his other posts.

Macías Salcedo retired, Rendón Leal named Hermosillo Archbishop

Archbishop José Ulises Macías Salcedo retired and Archbishop-designate Ruy Rendón Leal was named Archbishop of Hermosillo, Sonora, México.

Archbishop-designate Rendón Leal had been serving as Bishop of Matamoros, Tamaulipas.

Herrero Fernández named Palencia Bishop

Bishop-elect Manuel Herrero Fernández, O.S.A. was named Bishop of Palencia, Spain.

The diocese has been vacant since Bishop Esteban Escudero Torres was named Auxiliary Bishop of Valencia in May 2015.

Ortega y Alamino retired, García Rodríguez named San Cristobal de la Habana Archbishop

Jaime Lucas Cardinal Ortega y Alamino retired and Archbishop Juan de la Caridad García Rodríguez was named Archbishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, Cuba.

Archbishop García Rodríguez had been serving as Archbishop of Camagüey.

16 April 2016

Pelâtre retired, Tierrablanca Gonzalez named Istanbul Vicar

Bishop Louis Pelâtre, A.A. retired and Bishop-elect Rubén Tierrablanca Gonzalez, O.F.M. was named Vicar Apostolic of Istanbul, Turkey and titular bishop of Tubernuca.

González Sánchez retired, Sanabria Arias named San Andrés y Providencia Vicar

Bishop Eulises González Sánchez retired and Bishop-elect Jaime Uriel Sanabria Arias was named Vicar Apostolic of San Andrés y Providencia, Colombia and titular bishop of Burca.

Ghebreghiorghis retired, Pagano named Harar Vicar

Bishop Woldetensaé Ghebreghiorghis, O.F.M. Cap. retired and Bishop-elect Angelo Pagano, O.F.M. Cap. was named Vicar Apostolic of Harar, Ethiopia and titular bishop of Ficus.

Bishay confirmed as Luqsor Bishop

Bishop-elect Emmanuel (Khaled Ayad) Bishay was named Bishop of Luqsor {Tebe} (Coptic), Egypt.

The diocese had been vacant since the death of Bishop Youhannes Ezzat Zakaria Badir in December 2015.

Abril González named Nueva Pamplona Auxiliary

Bishop-elect Jaime Cristóbal Abril González was named Auxiliary Bishop of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia and titular bishop of Putia in Byzacena.

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