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2024.05.26

Ireland Fr. Donal Roche was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Cell Ausaille and Auxiliary Bishop of Dublin (Ireland)

2024.04.10

Ireland Archbishop Francis Duffy, Metropolitan Archbishop of Tuam (Ireland) and General Secretary of Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Killala (Ireland)

Ireland Bishop Paul Dempsey, Bishop of Achonry (Ireland), was appointed as Titular Bishop of Sita and Auxiliary Bishop of Dublin (Ireland)

Ireland Bishop Kevin Peter Doran, Bishop of Elphin (Ireland), was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Achonry (Ireland)

Ireland Bishop John Fleming resigned as Bishop of Killala (Ireland)

2024.03.12

Ireland Msgr. Eamonn McLaughlin, Priest of Raphoe (Ireland), was appointed as Adjunct Undersecretary of Dicastery for the Clergy

2024.03.05

Ireland Fr. Donal Roche, Priest of Dublin (Ireland), was elected Titular Bishop of Cell Ausaille and Auxiliary Bishop of Dublin (Ireland)

2024.02.22

Gambia Bishop Robert Patrick Ellison, C.S.Sp., Bishop emeritus of Banjul (Gambia), passed away at 82

2024.02.02

Northern Ireland Bishop Alexander Aloysius McGuckian (Alan), S.J., Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland), was appointed as Bishop of Down and Connor (Northern Ireland)

Northern Ireland Bishop Donal McKeown resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Down and Connor (Northern Ireland)

2024.01.05

Ireland Bishop William Lee, Bishop emeritus of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland), passed away at 82

2024.01.01

USA Cardinal Kevin Joseph Farrell, Prefect of Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life, Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church of Apostolic Camera, President of Commission for Confidential Matters and President of Committee for Investments, was appointed as President of Supreme Court of Vatican City State

2023.12.28

Northern Ireland Bishop Patrick Joseph Walsh, Bishop emeritus of Down and Connor (Northern Ireland), passed away at 92

2023.09.20

Ireland Sr. Mary Teresa Barron, N.S.A., Vice-President of International Union of Superiors General (U.I.S.G.), was appointed as President of International Union of Superiors General (U.I.S.G.)

2023.09.14

Ireland Msgr. Joseph Murphy, Priest of Cloyne (Ireland), Head of Protocol of Secretariat of State and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness, was appointed as Undersecretary for Diplomatic Personnel of Secretariat of State

2023.08.15

Ireland Bishop Liam Seán MacDaid, Bishop emeritus of Clogher (Ireland), passed away at 78

2023.06.18

Ireland Fr. Paul Connell was consecrated as Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland)

2023.06.07

Brazil Bishop Derek John Christopher Byrne, S.P.S., resigned as Bishop of Primavera do Leste–Paranatinga (Brazil)

2023.05.07

USA Bishop Patrick Joseph McGrath, Bishop emeritus of San Jose (USA), passed away at 77

2023.04.12

Nigeria Bishop Senan Louis O’Donnell, O.S.A., Bishop emeritus of Maiduguri (Nigeria), passed away at 96

2023.04.05

Ireland Fr. Paul Connell, Priest of Meath (Ireland), was elected Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland)

2023.02.25

Argentina Archbishop Luis Mariano Montemayor, Apostolic Nuncio to Colombia, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland

2023.02.18

USA Bishop David Gerard O’Connell, Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles (USA), passed away at 69

2023.01.26

Honduras Bishop Michael Lenihan, O.F.M., Bishop of La Ceiba (Honduras), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of San Pedro Sula (Honduras)

2023.01.22

Ireland Fr. Niall Coll was consecrated as Bishop of Ossory (Ireland)

2023.01.21

Northern Ireland Bishop Donal McKeown, Bishop of Derry (Northern Ireland), was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Down and Connor (Northern Ireland)

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

2022.11.26

Ireland Bishop Martin Drennan, Bishop emeritus of Galway and Kilmacduagh (Ireland), passed away at 78

Northern Ireland Bishop Noël Treanor, Bishop of Down and Connor (Northern Ireland) and Vice-President of Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community, was promoted as Apostolic Nuncio to European Union and Archbishop ad personam

2022.11.04

Kenya Bishop Maurice Anthony Crowley, S.P.S., resigned as Bishop of Kitale (Kenya)

2022.10.28

Ireland Fr. Niall Coll, Priest of Raphoe (Ireland), was elected Bishop of Ossory (Ireland)

Ireland Bishop Denis Nulty resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Ossory (Ireland)

2022.10.22

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

2022.09.30

Ireland Ms. Teresa Devlin was appointed as Member of Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors

2022.08.20

Ireland Bishop Séamus Freeman, S.A.C., Bishop emeritus of Ossory (Ireland), passed away at 78

2022.07.04

England Bishop Hlib Borys Sviatoslav Lonchyna, M.S.U., resigned as Apostolic Visitator in Ireland of the Ukrainians

England Bishop Kenneth Anthony Adam Nowakowski, Bishop of Holy Family of London of the Ukrainians (England), was appointed as Apostolic Visitator in Ireland of the Ukrainians

2022.06.07

USA Cardinal Kevin Joseph Farrell, Prefect of Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life, Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church of Apostolic Camera and President of Commission for Confidential Matters, was appointed as President of Committee for Investments

2022.06.05

Ireland Bishop Paul Desmond Tighe, Secretary of Pontifical Council for Culture, was appointed as Secretary of Section for Culture of Dicastery for Culture and Education

2022.05.10

Ireland Sr. Mary Teresa Barron, N.S.A., was appointed as Vice-President of International Union of Superiors General (U.I.S.G.)

2022.05.01

Nigeria Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Czech Republic

2022.04.27

Wales Archbishop George Stack resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Cardiff (Wales) and Apostolic Administrator of Menevia (Wales)

2022.04.23

Ireland Msgr. John Joseph Kennedy, Priest of Dublin (Ireland) and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness, was appointed as Secretary for the Disciplinary Section of Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith

2022.03.26

Ireland Bishop James Moriarty, Bishop emeritus of Kildare and Leighlin (Ireland), passed away at 85

2022.03.09

Ireland Archbishop Francis Duffy, Metropolitan Archbishop of Tuam (Ireland), was appointed as General Secretary of Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Ireland Archbishop Dermot Pius Farrell, Metropolitan Archbishop of Dublin (Ireland), was appointed as Vice-President of Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Ireland Archbishop Diarmuid Martin resigned as Vice-President of Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Ireland Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly, S.M.A., resigned as General Secretary of Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

2022.02.11

Ireland Bishop Michael Duignan, Bishop of Clonfert (Ireland), was appointed as Bishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh (Ireland)

Ireland Bishop Brendan Kelly resigned as Bishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh (Ireland)

Ireland Abbot Eamon Fitzgerald, O.C.S.O., resigned as Abbot General of Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance (Trappists)

2022

Zimbabwe Bishop Paul Horan, O. Carm., Bishop of Mutare (Zimbabwe), was appointed as President of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference

2021.11.10

Ireland Bishop Francis Duffy, Bishop of Ardagh (Ireland), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Tuam (Ireland)

Ireland Archbishop Michael Neary resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Tuam (Ireland)

2021.10.18

Ireland Fr. John Fogarty, C.S.Sp., resigned as Superior General of Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans, Holy Ghost Fathers)

2021.09.05

Ireland Fr. Gerard Nash was consecrated as Bishop of Ferns (Ireland)

2021.07.31

Australia Fr. Martin Ashe was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Muteci and Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne (Australia)

2021.06.11

Ireland Bishop Denis Brennan resigned as Bishop of Ferns (Ireland)

Ireland Fr. Gerard Nash, Priest of Killaloe (Ireland), was elected Bishop of Ferns (Ireland)

2021.05.14

Australia Fr. Martin Ashe, Priest of Melbourne (Australia), was elected Titular Bishop of Muteci and Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne (Australia)

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