20 May 2016

16 May 2016

Cardinal Coppa has died

Giovanni Cardinal Coppa, Cardinal-Deacon of San Lino, has died.

He was 90 years old and had served as a cardinal for 8 years. He had also served as a bishop for 36 years (mostly in the diplomatic services) and as a priest for 67 years.

May he rest in peace.

Lahmann retired as Mainz Bishop

Karl Cardinal Lehmann retired as Bishop of Mainz, Germany.

07 May 2016

Włodarczyk named Koszalin-Kołobrzeg Auxiliary

Bishop-elect Krzysztof Stefan Włodarczyk was named Auxiliary Bishop of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, Poland and titular bishop of Surista.

Kudrick resigned as Parma Bishop

Bishop John Michael Kudrick resigned as Bishop of Parma (Ruthenian), Ohio, USA.

Jammo retired as Saint Peter the Apostle of San Diego Bishop

Bishop Sarhad Yawsip Hermiz Jammo retired as Bishop of Saint Peter the Apostle of San Diego (Chaldean), USA.

Hine retired as Southwark Auxililary

Bishop John Franklin Meldon Hine retired as Auxiliary Bishop of Southwark, England, Great Britain.

Długosz retired as Częstochowa Auxiliary

Bishop Antoni Józef Długosz retired as Auxiliary Bishop of Częstochowa, Poland.

Dino retired, Pažak named Holy Mary of Protection of Phoenix Bishop

Bishop Gerald Nicholas Dino retired and Bishop John Stephen Pažak, C.SS.R. was named Bishop of Holy Mary of Protection of Phoenix (Ruthenian), Arizona, USA.

Bishop Pažak had been serving as Bishop of Saints Cyril and Methodius of Toronto (Slovakian), Canada.

Nguyên Chu Trinh retired, Đình Đúc Đao succeeded as Xuân Lộc Bishop

Bishop Dominique Nguyên Chu Trinh retired and Bishop Joseph Đình Đúc Đao succeeded as Bishop of Xuân Lộc, Viet Nam.

Bishop Đình Đúc Đao had been serving as Coadjutor Bishop of the same diocese.

Cardona Ramírez named San José del Guaviare Bishop

Bishop-elect Nelson Jair Cardona Ramírez was named Bishop of San José del Guaviare, Colombia.

The diocese had been vacant since Bishop Francisco Antonio Nieto Súa was named Bishop of Engativá in June 2015.

05 May 2016

Long Van Nguyen named Parramatta Bishop

Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen, O.F.M. Conv. was named Bishop of Parramatta, Australia.

The diocese had been vacant since then-Bishop Anthony Colin Joseph Fisher, O.P. was named Archbishop of Sydney in September 2014.

Bishop Long Van Nguyen had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne.

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