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18 November 2019

Abril González named Arauca Bishop

Bishop Jaime Cristóbal Abril González was named Bishop of Arauca, Colombia.

The diocese had been vacant since Bishop Jaime Muñoz Pedroza was named Bishop of Girardot in July, 2018.

Bishop Abril González had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Nueva Pamplona.

04 November 2019

Jordy named Tours Archbishop

Archbishop-designate Vincent Alexandre Édouard Élie Jordy was named Archbishop of Tours, France.

The archdiocese had been vacant since the retirement of Archbishop Bernard-Nicolas Jean-Marie Aubertin, O. Cist. in October 2019.

Archbishop-designate Jordy had been serving as Bishop of Saint-Claude.

Thevenin named Egypt Nuncio

Archbishop Nicolas Henry Marie Denis Thevenin was named Apostolic Nuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic of.

The post had been vacant since Archbishop Bruno Musarò was named Apostolic Nuncio to Costa Rica in August 2019.

Archbishop Thevenin had been serving as Apostolic Nuncio to Guatemala.

11 October 2019

Saint John XXIII of Sofia created, Proykov named first Bishop

The Apostolic Exarchate of Sofia (Bulgarian) was elevated to the Eparchy of Saint John XXIII of Sofia (Bulgarian).

Bishop Christo Proykov was named its first Bishop.

Marino named Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy President

Archbishop Joseph Salvador Marino was named President of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy.

He had been serving as Apostolic Nuncio to Malaysia, Apostolic Nuncio to Timor-Leste, and Apostolic Delegate to Brunei Darussalam.

Gloder named Cuba Nuncio

Archbishop Giampiero Gloder was named Apostolic Nuncio to Cuba.

The post had been vacant since Archbishop Giorgio Lingua was named Apostolic Nuncio to Croatia in July 2019.

Archbishop Gloder had been serving as President of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy.

Del Río Sendino retired, Saldías Pedraza named Tarija Bishop

Bishop Francisco Javier Del Río Sendino retired and Bishop Jorge Ángel Saldías Pedraza, O.P. was named Bishop of Tarija, Bolivia.

Bishop Saldías Pedraza had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of La Paz.

Athipozhiyil retired, Anaparambil succeeded as Alleppey Bishop

Bishop Stephen Athipozhiyil retired and Bishop James Raphael Anaparambil succeeded as Bishop of Alleppey, India.

Bishop Anaparambil had been serving as Coadjutor Bishop of the same diocese.

05 October 2019

New Cardinals with their Titles

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