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2024.02.11

Ethiopia Fr. Teshome Fikre Woldetensae was consecrated as Coadjutor Bishop of Emdeber of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) and General Secretary of Interritual Episcopal Conference of Ethiopia

2023.12.16

Ethiopia Fr. Teshome Fikre Woldetensae, Priest of Emdeber of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) and General Secretary of Interritual Episcopal Conference of Ethiopia, was elected Coadjutor Bishop of Emdeber of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia)

2023.11.23

Ethiopia Bishop Tsegaye Keneni Derara resigned as Vicar Apostolic of Soddo (Ethiopia)

Ethiopia Bishop Seyoum Franso Noel, Vicar Apostolic of Hosanna (Ethiopia), was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Soddo (Ethiopia)

2023.05.10

Ethiopia Fr. Girma Tesfaye was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Nekemte (Ethiopia)

India Bishop Varghese Thottamkara, C.M., Titular Bishop of Chullu and Vicar Apostolic of Nekemte (Ethiopia), was appointed as Bishop of Balasore (India)

2022.10.22

Ireland Archbishop Patrick Coveney, Titular Archbishop of Satriano, passed away at 88

2021.05.06

Djibouti Bishop Georges Perron, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop emeritus of Djibouti (Djibouti), passed away at 96

2021.01.23

Italy Cardinal Silvano Maria Tomasi, C.S., took possession as Cardinal-Deacon of S. Nicola in Carcere

2020.11.28

Italy Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi, C.S., Titular Archbishop of Asolo and Special Delegate to Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta (Knights of Malta), was created Cardinal-Deacon of S. Nicola in Carcere

2020.11.01

Italy Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi, C.S., was appointed as Special Delegate to Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta (Knights of Malta)

2020.10.12

Italy Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi, C.S., Titular Archbishop of Asolo and Secretary emeritus of Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People, reached the age of 80 and became ineligible to vote in a future conclave (Italy)

2020.09.29

Ethiopia Bishop Roberto Bergamaschi, S.D.B., Vicar Apostolic of Awasa (Ethiopia), was appointed as Vicar Apostolic of Gambella (Ethiopia)

Ethiopia Fr. Juan Antonio González Núñez, M.C.C.J., was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Awasa (Ethiopia)

2020.07.02

Ethiopia Fr. Abba Tesfaye Woldemariam Fesuh was appointed as Apostolic Visitator in United States of America and Canada of the Ethiopics

2020.03.25

Ethiopia Bishop Angelo Moreschi, S.D.B., Vicar Apostolic of Gambella (Ethiopia), passed away at 67

2020.01.07

Ethiopia Fr. Petros Berga was appointed as Apostolic Visitator in Europe of the Ethiopics

2019.10.31

Malta Archbishop Antoine Camilleri was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Ethiopia, Apostolic Nuncio to Djibouti, Apostolic Delegate to Somalia and Special Representative to African Union (AU)

2019.10.04

Malta Msgr. Antoine Camilleri was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Skálholt, former Priest of Malta (Malta), Undersecretary for Relations with States emeritus of Secretariat of State, former Member of Financial Security Committee and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness

2019.09.03

Malta Msgr. Antoine Camilleri, Priest of Malta (Malta), Undersecretary for Relations with States of Secretariat of State, Prelate of Honour of His Holiness and Member of Financial Security Committee, was elected Titular Archbishop of Skálholt

2019.06.11

Ethiopia Fr. Teshome Fikre Woldetensae, Priest of Emdeber of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia), was appointed as General Secretary of Interritual Episcopal Conference of Ethiopia

2019.02.04

Italy Archbishop Luigi Bianco, Apostolic Nuncio to Ethiopia, Special Representative to African Union (AU), Apostolic Nuncio to Djibouti and Apostolic Delegate to Somalia, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Uganda

2018.07.21

Ethiopia Cardinal Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M., resigned as President of Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa

2018.02.17

Ethiopia Prof. Benyam Dawit Mezmur was appointed as Member of Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors

2017.10.26

India Archbishop George Panikulam resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay

2017.07.02

Ethiopia Fr. Seyoum Franso Noel was consecrated as Vicar Apostolic of Hosanna (Ethiopia) and Titular Bishop of Eminentiana

2017.05.07

Ireland Archbishop Thomas A. White (陶懷德), Titular Archbishop of Sabiona, passed away at 85

2017.04.08

Ethiopia Bishop Woldeghiorghis Matheos resigned as Vicar Apostolic of Hosanna (Ethiopia)

Ethiopia Fr. Seyoum Franso Noel, Priest of Meki (Ethiopia), was elected Titular Bishop of Eminentiana and Vicar Apostolic of Hosanna (Ethiopia)

2016.10.08

Ethiopia Fr. Roberto Bergamaschi, S.D.B., was consecrated as Vicar Apostolic of Awasa (Ethiopia) and Titular Bishop of Ambia

2016.09.01

Spain Archbishop Ramiro Moliner Inglés resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Albania

2016.06.29

Ethiopia Fr. Roberto Bergamaschi, S.D.B., was elected Vicar Apostolic of Awasa (Ethiopia) and Titular Bishop of Ambia

2016.05.29

Ethiopia Fr. Angelo Pagano, O.F.M. Cap., was consecrated as Vicar Apostolic of Harar (Ethiopia) and Titular Bishop of Ficus

2016.05.12

Ethiopia Bishop Giovanni Migliorati, M.C.C.J., Vicar Apostolic of Awasa (Ethiopia), passed away at 73

2016.04.16

Ethiopia Bishop Woldetensaé Ghebreghiorghis, O.F.M. Cap., resigned as Vicar Apostolic of Harar (Ethiopia)

Ethiopia Fr. Angelo Pagano, O.F.M. Cap., was elected Titular Bishop of Ficus and Vicar Apostolic of Harar (Ethiopia)

2016.02.13

Italy Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi, C.S., resigned as Permanent Observer to United Nations Office and Specialized Institutions in Geneva (UNOG), Permanent Observer to World Trade Organization (WTO) and Representative to International Organization for Migration (IOM)

2015.10.18

Ethiopia Cardinal Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M., took possession as Cardinal-Priest of S. Romano Martire

2015.09.30

Ethiopia Fr. Tesfaye Tadesse Gebresilasie, M.C.C.J., was appointed as Superior General of Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus (Comboni Missionaries)

2015.02.14

Ethiopia Archbishop Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M., President of Council of the Ethiopian Church, President of Interritual Episcopal Conference of Ethiopia, Metropolitan of Addis Abeba of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia) and President of Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa, was created Cardinal-Priest of S. Romano Martire

2015.01.19

Ethiopia Diocese of Bahir Dar–Dessie (Ethiopic Rite) was established (from Metropolitanate sui juris of Addis Abeba and became suffragan of Addis Abeba) (Ethiopia)

Ethiopia Bishop Lisane-Christos Matheos Semahun, Titular Bishop of Mathara in Numidia and Auxiliary Bishop of Addis Abeba of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia), was appointed as Bishop of Bahir Dar–Dessie of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia)

2014.09.10

Italy Archbishop Luigi Bianco, Apostolic Nuncio to Ethiopia and Special Representative to African Union (AU), was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Djibouti and Apostolic Delegate to Somalia

2014.07.24

Ethiopia Archbishop Berhaneyesus Demerew Souraphiel, C.M., President of Council of the Ethiopian Church, President of Interritual Episcopal Conference of Ethiopia and Metropolitan of Addis Abeba of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia), was appointed as President of Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa

2014.07.12

Italy Archbishop Luigi Bianco, Apostolic Nuncio to Honduras, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Ethiopia and Special Representative to African Union (AU)

2014.06.14

India Archbishop George Panikulam, Apostolic Nuncio to Ethiopia, Apostolic Delegate to Somalia, Special Representative to African Union (AU) and Apostolic Nuncio to Djibouti, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay

2014.01.12

Ethiopia Bishop Tsegaye Keneni Derara succeeded as Vicar Apostolic of Soddo (Ethiopia)

Ethiopia Bishop Rodrigo Mejía Saldarriaga, S.J., resigned as Vicar Apostolic of Soddo (Ethiopia)

2013.11.24

Ethiopia Fr. Tsegaye Keneni Derara was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Maximiana in Byzacena and Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Soddo (Ethiopia)

2013.11.10

Ethiopia Bishop Theodorus van Ruijven, C.M., resigned as Vicar Apostolic of Nekemte (Ethiopia)

India Bishop Varghese Thottamkara, C.M., succeeded as Vicar Apostolic of Nekemte (Ethiopia)

2013.10.11

Ethiopia Fr. Tsegaye Keneni Derara, Priest of Addis Abeba of the Ethiopics (Ethiopia), was elected Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Soddo (Ethiopia) and Titular Bishop of Maximiana in Byzacena

2013.08.13

India Fr. Varghese Thottamkara, C.M., was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Chullu and Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Nekemte (Ethiopia)

2013.08.08

Malta Msgr. Antoine Camilleri, Priest of Malta (Malta), Undersecretary for Relations with States of Secretariat of State and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness, was appointed as Member of Financial Security Committee

2013.06.28

India Fr. Varghese Thottamkara, C.M., was elected Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Nekemte (Ethiopia) and Titular Bishop of Chullu

2013.02.25

Malta Msgr. Antoine Camilleri, Priest of Malta (Malta), Chaplain of His Holiness and Undersecretary for Relations with States of Secretariat of State, was appointed as Prelate of Honour of His Holiness

2013.02.22

Malta Msgr. Antoine Camilleri, Priest of Malta (Malta) and Chaplain of His Holiness, was appointed as Undersecretary for Relations with States of Secretariat of State

2012.02.11

Ethiopia Apostolic Prefecture of Robe was established (from Apostolic Vicariate of Meki) (Ethiopia)

Ethiopia Fr. Angelo Antolini, O.F.M. Cap., was appointed as Prefect Apostolic of Robe (Ethiopia)

2011

Italy Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi, C.S., Permanent Observer to United Nations Office and Specialized Institutions in Geneva (UNOG) and Permanent Observer to World Trade Organization (WTO), was appointed as Representative to International Organization for Migration (IOM)

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