Archbishop Sérgio da Rocha was named Archbishop of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil.
The archdiocese had been vacant since Archbishop João Bráz de Aviz was named Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life in January 2011.
Archbishop da Rocha had been serving as Archbishop of Teresina, Piaui.
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- Cardinal Sterzinsky Died
- Sherrington named Westminster Auxiliary
- Walsh resigned, Vasa succeeded as Santa Rosa Bisho...
- Tettamanzi retired, Scola named Milano Archbishop
- El-Sayeh named Antiochia (Maronite) Curial Bishop
- Minassian named Eastern Europe (Armenian) Ordinary...
- Marinelli retired, Tani named Urbino-Urbania-Sant’...
- Guyard retired, Brunin named Le Havre Bishop
- Kozelinski Netto named Santa María del Patrocinio ...
- Ipolt named Görlitz Bishop
- Thoppil named Kohima Bishop
- Rabbat named Saint Michael’s of Sydney Bishop
- da Rocha named Brasília Archbishop
- Piatek named Coari Prelate
- Bustros named Beirut and Jbeil Archbishop
- Darwish named Zahleh e Furzol Archbishop
- Samra named Newton Bishop
- Purwinski retired, Malchuk named Kyiv-Zhytomyr Bis...
- Talamayan retired and Utleg named Tuguegarao Archb...
- Antonio named Nueva Segovia Auxiliary
- Bantolo named Masbate Bishop
- Lonchyna named Great Britain (Ukrainian) Apostolic...
- N’Koué named Parakou Archbishop
- Misue retired, Maeda named Hiroshima Bishop
- Wypych and Rojas named Chicago Auxiliaries
- Dao retired as Kayes Bishop
- Erected: Mar Addai of Toronto (Chaldean), Canada; ...
- Mandara named Sabina-Poggio Mirteto Bishop
- Villalba retired, Zecca named Tucumán Archbishop
- Aje retired, Kukah named Sokoto Bishop
- Sánchez Cubillos named Tibú Bishop
- Gomes Guimarães retired, Ferrería Paz named Campos...
- Messi retired, Biasin named Barra do Piraí-Volta R...
- Bottari de Castello named Hungary Nuncio
- Moran retired, Gilbert named Aberdeen Bishop
- Ojeda Márquez named Mexico Auxiliary
- Mendoza Cruz named Tlalnepantla Auxiliary
- Thomazeau resigned, Carré succeeded as Montpellier...
- Naviraí, Brazil erected; Dotti named Bishop
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