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2024.05.22

Botswana Fr. Gabriel Lionel Afagbegee, S.V.D., was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Francistown (Botswana)

2024.05.04

Botswana Bishop Anthony Pascal Rebello, S.V.D., Bishop of Francistown (Botswana), passed away at 74

2023.02.08

USA Archbishop Peter Bryan Wells, Apostolic Nuncio to Botswana, Apostolic Nuncio to South Africa, Apostolic Nuncio to Lesotho, Apostolic Nuncio to Namibia and Apostolic Nuncio to Eswatini, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Cambodia, Apostolic Nuncio to Thailand and Apostolic Delegate to Laos

2022.04.30

USA Archbishop James Patrick Green (格霖澤) resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Iceland, Apostolic Nuncio to Sweden, Apostolic Nuncio to Denmark, Apostolic Nuncio to Finland and Apostolic Nuncio to Norway

2021.09.04

Botswana Fr. Anthony Pascal Rebello, S.V.D., was consecrated as Bishop of Francistown (Botswana)

2021.07.05

Botswana Bishop Franklyn Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D., Bishop of Gaborone (Botswana), was promoted as Archbishop ad personam

Botswana Fr. Anthony Pascal Rebello, S.V.D., was elected Bishop of Francistown (Botswana)

2019.06.06

Botswana Bishop Franklyn Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D., Apostolic Administrator of Gaborone (Botswana) and Bishop of Francistown (Botswana), was appointed as Bishop of Gaborone (Botswana)

2019.01.25

Botswana Bishop Boniface Tshosa Setlalekgosi, Bishop emeritus of Gaborone (Botswana), passed away at 91

2018.02

Botswana Bishop Valentine Tsamma Seane resigned as Vice-President of Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference

2017.10.18

USA Archbishop James Patrick Green (格霖澤), Apostolic Nuncio to Iceland, Apostolic Nuncio to Sweden, Apostolic Nuncio to Denmark and Apostolic Nuncio to Finland, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Norway

2017.10.12

USA Archbishop James Patrick Green (格霖澤), Apostolic Nuncio to Iceland, Apostolic Nuncio to Sweden and Apostolic Nuncio to Denmark, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Finland

2017.10.02

Botswana Apostolic Vicariate of Francistown was promoted as Diocese of Francistown (Botswana)

Botswana Bishop Franklyn Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D., Titular Bishop of Pauzera, Vicar Apostolic of Francistown (Botswana) and Apostolic Administrator of Gaborone (Botswana), was appointed as Bishop of Francistown (Botswana)

2017.08.19

Italy Archbishop Mario Roberto Cassari, Titular Archbishop of Tronto, passed away at 73

2017.08.09

Botswana Bishop Franklyn Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D., Vicar Apostolic of Francistown (Botswana), was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Gaborone (Botswana)

Botswana Bishop Valentine Tsamma Seane resigned as Bishop of Gaborone (Botswana)

2017.06.13

USA Archbishop James Patrick Green (格霖澤), Apostolic Nuncio to Iceland and Apostolic Nuncio to Sweden, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Denmark

2017.04.06

USA Archbishop James Patrick Green (格霖澤), Apostolic Nuncio to Peru, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Iceland and Apostolic Nuncio to Sweden

2016.12

Italy Archbishop Mario Roberto Cassari resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Malta

2016.06.13

USA Archbishop Peter Bryan Wells, Apostolic Nuncio to Botswana, Apostolic Nuncio to South Africa, Apostolic Nuncio to Lesotho and Apostolic Nuncio to Namibia, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Eswatini

2016.03.19

USA Msgr. Peter Bryan Wells was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Marcianopolis

2016.02.13

USA Archbishop-elect Peter Bryan Wells, Apostolic Nuncio to Botswana and Apostolic Nuncio to South Africa, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Lesotho and Apostolic Nuncio to Namibia

2016.02.09

USA Msgr. Peter Bryan Wells, Priest of Tulsa (USA), Assessor for General Affairs of Secretariat of State, Prelate of Honour of His Holiness and President of Financial Security Committee, was elected Apostolic Nuncio to Botswana, Apostolic Nuncio to South Africa and Titular Archbishop of Marcianopolis

2016.01.28

Botswana Bishop Valentine Tsamma Seane, Bishop of Gaborone (Botswana), was appointed as Vice-President of Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference

2015.05.22

Italy Archbishop Mario Roberto Cassari, Apostolic Nuncio to Botswana, Apostolic Nuncio to Namibia, Apostolic Nuncio to South Africa, Apostolic Nuncio to Swaziland and Apostolic Nuncio to Lesotho, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Malta

2014.05.22

USA Msgr. Peter Bryan Wells resigned as Secretary of Pontifical Commission for Reference on the Institute for Works of Religion

2013.08.08

USA Msgr. Peter Bryan Wells, Priest of Tulsa (USA), Assessor for General Affairs of Secretariat of State, Prelate of Honour of His Holiness and Secretary of Pontifical Commission for Reference on the Institute for Works of Religion, was appointed as President of Financial Security Committee

2013.06.24

USA Msgr. Peter Bryan Wells, Priest of Tulsa (USA), Assessor for General Affairs of Secretariat of State and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness, was appointed as Secretary of Pontifical Commission for Reference on the Institute for Works of Religion

2012.03.17

Italy Archbishop Mario Roberto Cassari, Apostolic Nuncio to Botswana, Apostolic Nuncio to Namibia, Apostolic Nuncio to South Africa and Apostolic Nuncio to Swaziland, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Lesotho

2012.03.10

Italy Archbishop Mario Roberto Cassari, Apostolic Nuncio to Croatia, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Botswana, Apostolic Nuncio to Namibia, Apostolic Nuncio to South Africa and Apostolic Nuncio to Swaziland

2012.03

USA Archbishop James Patrick Green (格霖澤) resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Namibia, Apostolic Nuncio to South Africa, Apostolic Nuncio to Lesotho, Apostolic Nuncio to Swaziland and Apostolic Nuncio to Botswana

2011.10.15

USA Archbishop James Patrick Green (格霖澤), Apostolic Nuncio to Namibia, Apostolic Nuncio to South Africa, Apostolic Nuncio to Lesotho, Apostolic Nuncio to Swaziland and Apostolic Nuncio to Botswana, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Peru

2009.09.03

USA Msgr. Peter Bryan Wells, Priest of Tulsa (USA), Chaplain of His Holiness and Assessor for General Affairs of Secretariat of State, was appointed as Prelate of Honour of His Holiness

2009.07.16

USA Msgr. Peter Bryan Wells, Priest of Tulsa (USA) and Chaplain of His Holiness, was appointed as Assessor for General Affairs of Secretariat of State

2009.04.25

Botswana Fr. Valentine Tsamma Seane was consecrated as Bishop of Gaborone (Botswana)

2009.02.07

USA Archbishop James Patrick Green (格霖澤), Apostolic Delegate to Botswana, Apostolic Nuncio to Namibia, Apostolic Nuncio to South Africa, Apostolic Nuncio to Lesotho and Apostolic Nuncio to Swaziland, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Botswana

2009.02.05

Botswana Fr. Valentine Tsamma Seane, Priest of Gaborone (Botswana), was elected Bishop of Gaborone (Botswana)

Botswana Bishop Boniface Tshosa Setlalekgosi resigned as Bishop of Gaborone (Botswana)

2008.02.14

Italy Archbishop Mario Roberto Cassari, Apostolic Nuncio to Cote d’Ivoire, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Croatia

2007.06.12

Italy Archbishop Mario Roberto Cassari resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Burkina Faso and Apostolic Nuncio to Niger

2006.09.23

USA Archbishop James Patrick Green (格霖澤), Apostolic Delegate to Botswana, Apostolic Nuncio to Namibia, Apostolic Nuncio to South Africa and Apostolic Nuncio to Lesotho, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Swaziland

2006.09.06

USA Archbishop-elect James Patrick Green (格霖澤), Apostolic Delegate to Botswana, Apostolic Nuncio to Namibia and Apostolic Nuncio to South Africa, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Lesotho

2006.08.17

India Archbishop Blasco Francisco Collaço resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Namibia, Apostolic Nuncio to South Africa, Apostolic Delegate to Botswana, Apostolic Nuncio to Lesotho and Apostolic Nuncio to Swaziland

USA Msgr. James Patrick Green (格霖澤), Priest of Philadelphia (USA) and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness, was elected Apostolic Delegate to Botswana, Apostolic Nuncio to Namibia, Apostolic Nuncio to South Africa and Titular Archbishop of Altino

2004.09.08

Italy Archbishop Mario Roberto Cassari, Apostolic Nuncio to Burkina Faso and Apostolic Nuncio to Cote d’Ivoire, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Niger

2004.07.31

Italy Archbishop Mario Roberto Cassari, Apostolic Nuncio to Republic of Congo and Apostolic Nuncio to Gabon, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Burkina Faso and Apostolic Nuncio to Cote d’Ivoire

2003

USA Msgr. James Patrick Green (格霖澤) resigned as Chargé d’affaires in China

2002.01.18

USA Msgr. James Patrick Green (格霖澤), Priest of Philadelphia (USA) and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness, was appointed as Chargé d’affaires in China

2001.05.30

USA Fr. Peter Bryan Wells, Priest of Tulsa (USA), was appointed as Chaplain of His Holiness

2000.06.24

India Archbishop Blasco Francisco Collaço, Apostolic Nuncio to Namibia, Apostolic Nuncio to South Africa and Apostolic Delegate to Botswana, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Lesotho and Apostolic Nuncio to Swaziland

2000.05.24

India Archbishop Blasco Francisco Collaço, Apostolic Nuncio to Bulgaria, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Namibia, Apostolic Nuncio to South Africa and Apostolic Delegate to Botswana

1999.10.16

Italy Msgr. Mario Roberto Cassari was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Tronto

1999.08.03

Italy Msgr. Mario Roberto Cassari, Priest of Tempio–Ampurias (Italy) and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness, was elected Apostolic Nuncio to Republic of Congo, Apostolic Nuncio to Gabon and Titular Archbishop of Tronto

1998.11.10

USA Msgr. James Patrick Green (格霖澤), Priest of Philadelphia (USA) and Chaplain of His Holiness, was appointed as Prelate of Honour of His Holiness

1998.11.07

Botswana Fr. Franklyn Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D., was consecrated as Vicar Apostolic of Francistown (Botswana) and Titular Bishop of Pauzera

1998.06.27

Botswana Apostolic Vicariate of Francistown was established (from Diocese of Gaborone and became suffragan of Bloemfontein) (Botswana)

Botswana Fr. Franklyn Atese Nubuasah, S.V.D., was elected Titular Bishop of Pauzera and Vicar Apostolic of Francistown (Botswana)

1996.04.13

India Archbishop Blasco Francisco Collaço, Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to Madagascar, Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to Mauritius and Apostolic Nuncio to Seychelles, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Bulgaria

1994.05.14

India Archbishop Blasco Francisco Collaço, Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to Madagascar and Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to Mauritius, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Seychelles

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