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17 July 2021

Feillet named Sées Bishop

Bishop Bruno Ann-Marie Feillet was named Bishop of Sées {Séez}, France.

The diocese had been vacant since Bishop Jacques Léon Jean Marie Habert was named Bishop of Bayeux (-Lisieux) in November 2020.

Bishop Feillet has been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Reims.

16 July 2021

Tauro named Delhi Auxiliary

Bishop-elect Deepak Valerian Tauro was named Auxiliary Bishop of Delhi, India and titular bishop of Buleliana.

Satué Huerto named Teruel y Albarracín Bishop

Bishop-elect José Antonio Satué Huerto was named Bishop of Teruel y Albarracín, Spain.

The diocese had been vacant since Bishop Antonio Gómez Cantero was named Coadjutor Bishop of Almería in January 2021.

Parra Novo named Santa Rosa de Lima Bishop

Bishop José Cayetano Parra Novo, O.P. was named Bishop of Santa Rosa de Lima, Guatemala.

The diocese had been vacant since Bishop Bernabé de Jesús Sagastume Lemus, O.F.M. Cap. was named Bishop of San Marcos in January 2021.

Bishop Parra Novo had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Guatemala.

Guzdek named Białystok Archbishop

Archbishop-designate Józef Guzdek was named Archbishop of Białystok, Poland.

The archdiocese had been vacant since Archbishop Tadeusz Wojda, S.A.C. was named Archbishop of Gdańsk in March 2021.

Archbishop-designate Guzdek had been serving as Bishop of Poland, Military.

Buezo Leiva named Sololá-Chimaltenango Bishop

Bishop Domingo Buezo Leiva was named Bishop of Sololá-Chimaltenango, Guatemala.

The diocese had been vacant since then-Bishop Gonzalo de Villa y Vásquez, S.J. was named Archbishop of Santiago de Guatemala in July 2020.

Bishop Buezo Leiva had been serving as Vicar Apostolic of Izabal.

15 July 2021

Fernández Angulo named Trujillo Bishop

Bishop José Trinidad Fernández Angulo was named Bishop of Trujillo, Venezuela.

The diocese had been vacant since the death of Bishop Cástor Oswaldo Azuaje Pérez, O.C.D. in January 2021.

Bishop Fernández Angulo had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas.

09 July 2021

05 July 2021

Rebello named Francistown Bishop

Bishop-elect Anthony Pascal Rebello, S.V.D. was named Bishop of Francistown, Botswana.

The diocse had been vacant since Bishop Franklyn (Frank) Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D. was named Bishop of Gaborone in June 2019.

Núñez Villacís named Tulcán Bishop

Bishop-elect Luis Bernardino Núñez Villacís was named Bishop of Tulcán, Ecuador.

The diocese had been vacant since the death of Bishop Fausto Feliciano Gaibor García in June 2021.

Nubuasah named Archbishop

Archbishop-designate Franklyn (Frank) Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D. was given the Personal Title of Archbishop while remaining Bishop of Gaborone, Botswana.

Serrano Antón retired, Mabuza Ncube was named Hwange Bishop

Bishop José Alberto Serrano Antón, I.E.M.E. retired and Bishop-elect Raphael Macebo Mabuza Ncube was named Bishop of Hwange, Zimbabwe.

Arellano Fernández retired, Crameri named Esmeraldas Vicar Apostolic

Bishop Eugenio Arellano Fernández, M.C.C.I. retired and Bishop Antonio Crameri, S.S.C. was named Vicar Apostolic of Esmeraldas, Ecuador.

Bishop Crameri had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Guayaquil.

03 July 2021

Villano named Pozzuoli Auxiliary

Bishop-elect Carlo Villano was named Auxiliary Bishop of Pozzuoli, Italy and titular bishop of Sorres.

Tinoudji named Pala Bishop

Bishop-elect Dominique Tinoudji was named Bishop of Pala, Chad.

The diocese had been vacant since Bishop Jean-Claude Bouchard, O.M.I. retired in September 2020.

Solichin named Padang Bishop

Bishop-elect Vitus Rubianto Solichin, S.X. was named Bishop of Padang, Indonesia.

The diocese had been vacant since the death of Bishop Martinus Dogma Situmorang, O.F.M. Cap. in November 2019.

Sudarso retired, Harun Yuwono named Palembang Archbishop

Archbishop Aloysius Sudarso, S.C.I. retired and Archbishop-designate Yohanes Harun Yuwono was named Archbishop of Palembang, Indonesia.

Archbishop-designate Harun Yuwono had been serving as Bishop of Tanjungkarang.

García Jasso named México Auxiliary

Bishop-elect Andrés Luis García Jasso was named Auxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District and titular bishop of Tipasa in Numidia.

Carboni named Ales-Terralba Bishop

Archbishop Roberto Carboni, O.F.M. Conv. was named Bishop of Ales-Terralba, Italy while remaining Archbishop of Oristano.

29 June 2021

Zinkovskiy named Karaganda Auxiliary

Bishop-elect Yevgeniy Zinkovskiy was named Auxiliary Bishop of Karaganda, Kazakhstan and titular bishop of Maiuca.

Pabillo named Taytay Vicar Apostolic

Bishop Broderick Soncuaco Pabillo was named Vicar Apostolic of Taytay, Philippines.

The vicaricate had been vacant since Bishop Edgardo Sarabia Juanich resigned in November 2018.

Bishop Pabillo had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Manila.

Selvaraj named Port Blair Bishop

Bishop-elect Visuvasam Selvaraj was named Bishop of Port Blair, India.

The diocese had been vacant since Bishop Aleixo das Neves Dias, S.F.X. retired in January 2019.

Pepe named Fabric of St. Peter Secretary

Father Orazio Pepe was named Secretary of the Fabric of St. Peter.

Pedregosa named Malaybalay Bishop

Bishop-elect Noel P. Pedregosa was named Bishop of Malaybalay, Philippines.

The diocese had been vacant since then-Bishop José Araneta Cabantan was named Archbishop of Cagayan de Oro in June 2020.

Arokiaraj named Tiruchirapalli Bishop

Bishop-elect Savarimuthu Arokiaraj was named Bishop of Tiruchirapalli, India.

The diocese had been vacant since Bishop Antony Devotta retired in July 2018.

28 June 2021

Kiernikowski retired, Siemieniewski named Legnica Bishop

Bishop Zbigniew Kiernikowski retired and Bishop Andrzej Siemieniewski was named Bishop of Legnica, Poland.

Bishop Siemieniewski had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}.

Józwowicz named Iran Nuncio

Archbishop Andrzej Józwowicz was named Apostolic Nuncio to Iran.

The post had been vacant since Archbishop Leo Boccardi was named Apostolic Nuncio to Japan in March 2021.

Archbishop Józwowicz had been serving as Apostolic Nuncio to Rwanda.

11 June 2021

You Heung-sik named Clergy Prefect

Archbishop-designate Lazarus You Heung-sik was named Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy.

Beniamino Cardinal Stella will retired upon the installation of Archbishop-designate You Heung-sik.

Archbishop-designate You Heung-sik had been serving as Bishop of Daejeon {Taejon}, Korea (South).

Viva named Albano Bishop

Bishop-elect Vincenzo Viva was named Bishop of Albano, Italy.

The diocese had been vacant since then-Bishop Marcello Semeraro was named Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints in October 2020.

Medina Acosta named Bogotá Auxiliary

Bishop-elect Germán Medina Acosta was named Auxiliary Bishop of Bogotá, Colombia and titular bishop of Aradi.

Grua retired, Noblot named Saint-Flour Bishop

Bishop Bruno Grua retired and Bishop-elect Didier Noblot was named Bishop of Saint-Flour, France.

Fonlupt named Avignon Archbishop

Archbishop-designate François Marie Aimé Marius Fonlupt was named Archbishop of Avignon, France.

The archdiocese had been vacant since Archbishop Jean-Pierre Marie Cattenoz retired in January 2021.

Brennan retired, Nash named Ferns Bishop

Bishop Denis Brennan retired and Bishop-elect Gerard Nash was named Bishop of Ferns, Ireland.

08 June 2021

05 June 2021

Jurkovič named Canada Nuncio

Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič was named Apostolic Nuncio to Canada.

The post had been vacant since Archbishop Luigi Bonazzi was named Apostolic Nuncio to Albania in December 2020.

Archbishop Jurkovič had been serving as Permanent Observer to United Nations Office and Specialized Agencies in Geneva.

04 June 2021

Escalante Molina named Haiti Nuncio

Archbishop Francisco Gerardo Escalante Molina was named Apostolic Nuncio to Haiti.

The posts had been vacant since Archbishop Eugene Martin Nugent was named Apostolic Nuncio to Kuwait in January 2021.

Archbishop Escalante Molina had been serving as Apostolic Nuncio to Congo, Republic of and to Gabon.

03 June 2021

Yllana named Israel and Cyrpus Nuncio, Jerusalem and Palestine Delegate

Archbishop Adolfo Tito Camacho Yllana was named Apostolic Nuncio to Israel, Apostolic Nuncio to Cyprus, and Apostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine.

The posts had been vacant since Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli was named Apostolic Nuncio to India in March 2021.

Archbishop Yllana had been serving as Apostolic Nuncio to Australia.

27 May 2021

Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments

Archbishop Arthur Roche was named Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. He had been serving as Secretary of the same congregation.

Archbishop-designate Vittorio Francesco Viola, O.F.M. was named Secretary. He had been serving as Bishop of Tortona, Italy.

Bishop-elect Aurelio García Macías was named Under Secretary and titular bishop of Rotdon.

11 May 2021

Segura Etxezarraga named Bilbao Bishop

Bishop Joseba Segura Etxezarraga was named Bishop of Bilbao, Spain.

The diocese had been vacant since then-Bishop Mario Iceta Gavicagogeascoa was named Archbishop of Burgos in October 2020.

Bishop Segura Etxezarraga had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Bilbao.

Bustillo named Ajaccio Bishop

Bishop-elect François-Xavier Bustillo, O.F.M. Conv. was named Bishop of Ajaccio, France.

The diocese had been vacant since then-Bishop Olivier Jacques Marie de Germay de Cirfontaine was named Archbishop of Lyon in October 2020.

08 May 2021

25 April 2021

Gómez Rodríguez named Manizales Archbishop

Archbishop-designate José Miguel Gómez Rodríguez was named Archbishop of Manizales, Colombia.

The archdiocese had been vacant since the resignation of Archbishop Gonzalo Restrepo Restrepo in January 2020.

Archbishop-designate Gómez Rodríguez had been serving as Bishop of Facatativá.

14 April 2021

Pop named Cluj-Gherla Bishop

Bishop Claudiu-Lucian Pop was named Bishop of Cluj-Gherla (Romanian), Romania.

The eparchy had been vacant since the death of Bishop Florentin Crihălmeanu in January 2021.

Bishop Pop had been serving as Curial Bishop of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia.

30 March 2021

Rugambwa named Micronesia Nuncio

Archbishop Novatus Rugambwa was named Apostolic Nuncio to Micronesia, Federated States of, Pacific (Oceania) in addition to his other posts.

Rivera Montoya named Huamachuco Prelate

Bishop-elect Pascual Benjamín Rivera Montoya, T.O.R. was named Prelate of Huamachuco, Peru.

The prelature had been vacant since Bishop Sebastián Ramis Torrens, T.O.R. retired in August 2018.

González Sánchez resigned as Ciudad Victoria Bishop

Bishop Antonio González Sánchez resigned as Bishop of Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, México.

Curiel Herrera named Carora Bishop

Bishop Carlos Enrique Curiel Herrera, Sch. P. was named Bishop of Carora, Venezuela.

The diocese had been vacant since the resignation of Bishop Luis Armando Tineo Rivera in June 2020.

Bishop Curiel Herrera had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Cochabamba.

Arana named El Alto Bishop

Bishop Giovani Edgar Arana was named Bishop of El Alto, Bolivia.

The diocese had been vacant since the death of Bishop Eugenio Scarpellini in July 2020.

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

20 March 2021

Le Stang named Amiens Bishop

Bishop-elect Gérard Le Stang was named Bishop of Amiens, France.

The diocese had been vacant since Bishop Olivier Claude Philippe Marie Leborgne was named Bishop of Arras (-Boulogne-Saint-Omer) in September 2020.

Fiorini Morosini retired, Morrone named Reggio Calabria-Bova Archbishop

Archbishop Giuseppe Fiorini Morosini, O.M. retired and Archbishop-elect Fortunato Morrone was named Archbishop of Reggio Calabria-Bova, Italy.

Fernández Villaseca named Talca Bishop

Bishop Galo Fernández Villaseca was named Bishop of Talca, Chile.

The diocese had been vacant since the resignation of Bishop Horacio del Carmen Valenzuela Abarca in June 2018.

Bishop Fernández Villaseca had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Chile.

Ambarus named Rome Auxiliary

Bishop-elect Benoni Ambarus was named Auxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy and titular bishop of Truentum.

Aloise named Rossano-Cariati Archbishop

Archbishop-elect Maurizio Aloise was named Archbishop of Rossano-Cariati, Italy.

The archdiocese had been vacant since Archbishop Giuseppe Satriano was named Archbishop of Bari-Bitonto in October 2020.

13 March 2021

Girelli named India Nuncio

Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli was named Apostolic Nuncio to India.

The post had been vacant since Archbishop Giambattista Diquattro was named Apostolic Nuncio to Brazil in August 2020.

Archbishop Girelli had been serving as Apostolic Nuncio to Israel, Apostolic Nuncio to Cyprus, and Apostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine.

11 March 2021

Boccardi named Japan Nuncio

Archbishop Leo Boccardi was named Apostolic Nuncio to Japan.

The post had been vacant since the death of Archbishop Joseph Chennoth in September 2020.

Archbishop Boccardi had been serving as Apostolic Nuncio to Iran.

05 March 2021

03 March 2021

Vanqa named Queenstown Bishop

Bishop-elect Paul Siphiwo Vanqa, S.A.C. was named Bishop of Queenstown, South Africa.

The diocese had been vacant since Bishop Dabula Anthony Mpako was named Bishop of South Africa, Military in April 2019.

Tsoke named Kimberley Bishop

Bishop Duncan Theodore Tsoke was named Bishop of Kimberley, South Africa.

The diocese had been vacant since then-Bishop Abel Gabuza was named Coadjutor Archbishop of Durban in December 2018.

Bishop Tsoke had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Johannesburg.

Krebs named Switzerland and Liechtenstein Nuncio

Archbishop Martin Krebs was named Apostolic Nuncio to Switzerland and Apostolic Nuncio to Liechtenstein.

The posts had been vacant since the resignation of Archbishop Thomas Edward Gullickson in December 2020.

Archbishop Krebs had been serving as Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay.

Bou Najem confirmed as Antélias Archbishop

Archbishop-elect Antoine Farès Bou Najem was confirmed Archbishop of Antélias (Maronite), Lebanon.

The archeparchy had been vacant since the death of Archbishop Camille Zaidan in October 2019.

19 February 2021

Howlader named Chattogram Archbishop

Archbishop-designate Lawrence Subrata Howlader, C.S.C. was named Archbishop of Chattogram, Bangladesh.

The archdiocese had been vacant since the death of Archbishop Moses Montu Costa, C.S.C. in July 2020.

Archbishop-designate Howlader had been serving as Bishop of Barisal.

05 February 2021

Miles named Benin Nuncio

Archbishop-elect Mark Gerard Miles was named Apostolic Nuncio to Benin and Titular Archbishop of Città Ducale.

The post had been vacant since Archbishop Brian Udaigwe was named Apostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka in June 2020.

02 February 2021

Vayalunkal named Tunisia Nuncio

Archbishop Kurian Mathew Vayalunkal was named Apostolic Nuncio to Tunisia in addition to his other posts.

The post had been vacant since Archbishop Luciano Russo was named Apostolic Nuncio to Panama in August 2020.

Yu Soo-il retired, Seo Sang-Bum named Korea, Military Bishop

Bishop Francis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M. retired and Bishop-elect Titus Seo Sang-Bum was named Bishop of Korea, Military.

Rugambwa named Cook Islands Nuncio

Archbishop Novatus Rugambwa was named Apostolic Nuncio to Cook Islands, Pacific (Oceania) in addition to his other posts.

The post had been vacant since Archbishop Martin Krebs was named Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay in June 2018.

Nhanganga Tyombe named Uije Bishop

Bishop-elect Joaquim Nhanganga Tyombe was named Bishop of Uije, Angola.

The diocese had been vacant since Bishop Emílio Sumbelelo was named Bishop of Viana in February 2019.

Lucas named Gurué Bishop

Bishop-elect Inácio Lucas was named Bishop of Gurué, Mozambique.

The diocese had been vacant since the death of Bishop Francisco Lerma Martínez, I.M.C. in April 2019.

13 January 2021

07 January 2021

Nugent named Kuwait and Qatar Nuncio

Archbishop Eugene Martin Nugent was named Apostolic Nuncio to Kuwait and Apostolic Nuncio to Qatar.

The posts had been vacant since Archbishop Francisco Montecillo Padilla was named Apostolic Nuncio to Guatemala in April 2020.

Archbishop Nugent had been serving as Apostolic Nuncio to Haiti.

05 January 2021

Bibi named Buéa Bishop

Bishop Michael Miabesue Bibi was named Bishop of Buéa, Cameroon.

The diocese had been vacant since Bishop Emmanuel Bushu retired in December 2019.

Bishop Bibi had been serving as Auxiliary Bishop of Bamenda.

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