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2023.12.20

Mauritius Fr. Luc René Young Chen-yin (熊振仁), O.M.I., resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Rodrigues (Mauritius)

2023.10.22

Hong Kong Cardinal Stephen Chow Sau-yan (周守仁), S.J., took possession as Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni Battista de La Salle

2023.09.30

Hong Kong Bishop Stephen Chow Sau-yan (周守仁), S.J., Bishop of Hong Kong 香港 (Hong Kong), was created Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni Battista de La Salle

2023.05.18

Hong Kong Archbishop Savio Hon Tai-fai (韓大輝), S.D.B., Apostolic Nuncio to Malta, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Libya

2023.02.17

Philippines Archbishop Adolfo Tito Yllana (易福霖) resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Cyprus

2023.01.08

Ireland Fr. Tommy Murphy, S.S.C.M.E., Superior General emeritus of Missionary Society of Saint Columban (Columban Missionaries), passed away at 73

2022.10.24

Hong Kong Archbishop Savio Hon Tai-fai (韓大輝), S.D.B., Apostolic Nuncio to Greece, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Malta

2022.07.19

Italy Msgr. Stefano Mazzotti (馬德範), Priest of Terni–Narni–Amelia (Italy) and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness, was appointed as Pro-Chargé d’affaires in China

Spain Msgr. José Luis Díaz-Mariblanca Sánchez (戴旭華), Priest of Toledo (Spain) and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness, was appointed as Head of Study Mission in Hong Kong of Philippines

2022.05.23

USA Archbishop Paul Fitzpatrick Russell (陸思道), Apostolic Nuncio to Turkmenistan, was appointed as Auxiliary Bishop of Detroit (USA)

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

2022.04.23

Mexico Msgr. Javier Herrera Corona (何明哲) was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Vulturara, Apostolic Nuncio to Gabon and Apostolic Nuncio to Republic of Congo

2022.03.23

Spain Msgr. José Luis Díaz-Mariblanca Sánchez (戴旭華), Priest of Toledo (Spain) and Chaplain of His Holiness, was appointed as Prelate of Honour of His Holiness

2022.02.14

USA Archbishop Paul Fitzpatrick Russell (陸思道) resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Azerbaigian

2022.02.11

Philippines Msgr. Arnaldo Sanchez Catalan (佳安道) was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Apollonia and Apostolic Nuncio to Rwanda

2022.02.05

Mexico Msgr. Javier Herrera Corona (何明哲), Priest of Autlán (Mexico) and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness, was elected Titular Archbishop of Vulturara, Apostolic Nuncio to Republic of Congo and Apostolic Nuncio to Gabon

2022.02.02

USA Archbishop Paul Fitzpatrick Russell (陸思道) resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Turkiye

2022.01.31

Philippines Msgr. Arnaldo Sanchez Catalan (佳安道), Priest of Manila (Philippines), Prelate of Honour of His Holiness and Chargé d’affaires in China, was elected Titular Archbishop of Apollonia and Apostolic Nuncio to Rwanda

2021.12.04

Hong Kong Fr. Stephen Chow Sau-yan (周守仁), S.J., was consecrated as Bishop of Hong Kong 香港 (Hong Kong)

2021.07.22

Macau Bishop Stephen Lee Bun-sang (李斌生) resigned as Secretary General of Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences

2021.06.03

Philippines Archbishop Adolfo Tito Yllana (易福霖), Apostolic Nuncio to Australia, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Cyprus, Apostolic Nuncio to Israel and Apostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine

2021.05.17

Hong Kong Fr. Stephen Chow Sau-yan (周守仁), S.J., was elected Bishop of Hong Kong 香港 (Hong Kong)

Hong Kong Cardinal John Tong Hon (湯漢) resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Hong Kong 香港 (Hong Kong)

2021.04.10

Australia Cardinal Edward Idris Cassidy (葛錫迪), Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Via Lata pro hac vice Title, President emeritus of Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and President emeritus of Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews, passed away at 96

2021.02.11

Ireland Archbishop Eugene Martin Nugent (劉裕政), Apostolic Nuncio to Kuwait and Apostolic Nuncio to Qatar, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Bahrain

2021.01.07

Ireland Archbishop Eugene Martin Nugent (劉裕政), Apostolic Nuncio to Haiti, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Kuwait and Apostolic Nuncio to Qatar

2021.01.04

Mauritius Fr. Luc René Young Chen-yin (熊振仁), O.M.I., was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Rodrigues (Mauritius)

2020.09.16

Croatia Msgr. Ante Jozić (尤安泰) was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Cissa and Apostolic Nuncio to Belarus

2020.09.08

India Archbishop Joseph Chennoth (車納德 / ジョセフ・チェノットゥ), Titular Archbishop of Milevum and Apostolic Nuncio to Japan, passed away at 76

2020.07.03

Italy Msgr. Stefano Mazzotti (馬德範), Priest of Terni–Narni–Amelia (Italy) and Chaplain of His Holiness, was appointed as Prelate of Honour of His Holiness

2020.05.21

Croatia Archbishop-elect Ante Jozić (尤安泰) was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Belarus

2019.12.08

Italy Cardinal Fernando Filoni (斐洛尼), Prefect of Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples, President of Interdicastery Commission for Consecrated Religious and Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Urbaniana University, was appointed as Grand Master of Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem (Knights of the Holy Sepulchre)

2019.10

Croatia Archbishop-elect Ante Jozić (尤安泰) resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Cote d’Ivoire

2019.08.10

Bosnia and Herzegovina Msgr. Slađan Ćosić (高德隆) resigned as Pro-Chargé d’affaires in China

Philippines Msgr. Arnaldo Sanchez Catalan (佳安道), Priest of Manila (Philippines) and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness, was appointed as Chargé d’affaires in China

2019.07.31

Hong Kong Cardinal John Tong Hon (湯漢), Cardinal-Priest of «Regina Apostolorum», Apostolic Administrator of Hong Kong 香港 (Hong Kong) and Bishop emeritus of Hong Kong 香港 (Hong Kong), reached the age of 80 and became ineligible to vote in a future conclave (Hong Kong)

2019.03.08

Hong Kong Cardinal John Tong Hon (湯漢) resigned as Member of Council for the Economy

2019.02.02

Croatia Msgr. Ante Jozić (尤安泰), Priest of Split–Makarska (Croatia), Head of Study Mission in Hong Kong of Philippines and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness, was elected Apostolic Nuncio to Cote d’Ivoire and Titular Archbishop of Cissa

2019.01.05

Hong Kong Cardinal John Tong Hon (湯漢), Member of Council for the Economy, was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Hong Kong 香港 (Hong Kong)

2019.01.03

Hong Kong Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung (楊鳴章), Bishop of Hong Kong 香港 (Hong Kong), passed away at 73

2019.01

Macau Bishop Stephen Lee Bun-sang (李斌生), Bishop of Macau 澳門 (Macau), was appointed as Secretary General of Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences

2018.09.21

Poland Archbishop Juliusz Janusz (尤雅士) resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Slovenia and Apostolic Delegate to Kosovo

2018.06.28

Italy Cardinal Fernando Filoni (斐洛尼), Prefect of Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples, President of Interdicastery Commission for Consecrated Religious, Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Urbaniana University and Cardinal-Deacon of Nostra Signora di Coromoto in S. Giovanni di Dio, was appointed as Cardinal-Bishop of Nostra Signora di Coromoto in S. Giovanni di Dio

2018.04.07

USA Archbishop Paul Fitzpatrick Russell (陸思道), Apostolic Nuncio to Turkiye and Apostolic Nuncio to Turkmenistan, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Azerbaigian

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

2017.09.28

Hong Kong Archbishop Savio Hon Tai-fai (韓大輝), S.D.B., Secretary of Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples and Vice-Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Urbaniana University, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Greece

2017.09.12

Italy Archbishop Adriano Bernardini (裴納德) resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Italy and Apostolic Nuncio to San Marino

2017.08.01

Hong Kong Cardinal John Tong Hon (湯漢) resigned as Bishop of Hong Kong 香港 (Hong Kong)

Hong Kong Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung (楊鳴章) succeeded as Bishop of Hong Kong 香港 (Hong Kong)

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

2017.05.07

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

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

2016.11.13

Hong Kong Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung (楊鳴章), Titular Bishop of Mons in Numidia and Auxiliary Bishop of Hong Kong 香港 (Hong Kong), was appointed as Coadjutor Bishop of Hong Kong 香港 (Hong Kong)

2016.11.11

Mexico Msgr. Javier Herrera Corona (何明哲), Priest of Autlán (Mexico) and Chaplain of His Holiness, was appointed as Prelate of Honour of His Holiness

2016.10.31

Hong Kong Archbishop Savio Hon Tai-fai (韓大輝), S.D.B., resigned as Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Agaña (Guam)

2016.06.06

Hong Kong Archbishop Savio Hon Tai-fai (韓大輝), S.D.B., Secretary of Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples and Vice-Grand Chancellor of Pontifical Urbaniana University, was appointed as Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Agaña (Guam)

2016.06.03

USA Msgr. Paul Fitzpatrick Russell (陸思道) was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Novi, Apostolic Nuncio to Turkmenistan and Apostolic Nuncio to Turkiye

2016.03.19

Bosnia and Herzegovina Msgr. Slađan Ćosić (高德隆) was appointed as Pro-Chargé d’affaires in China

USA Msgr. Paul Fitzpatrick Russell (陸思道), Priest of Boston (USA), Prelate of Honour of His Holiness and Chargé d’affaires in China, was elected Apostolic Nuncio to Turkiye, Apostolic Nuncio to Turkmenistan and Titular Archbishop of Novi

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