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2024.04.14

Mauritania Fr. Victor Ndione was consecrated as Bishop of Nouakchott (Mauritania)

2024.02.10

Mauritania Bishop Martin Albert Happe, M. Afr., resigned as Bishop of Nouakchott (Mauritania)

Mauritania Fr. Victor Ndione, Priest of Nouakchott (Mauritania), was elected Bishop of Nouakchott (Mauritania)

2023.12.20

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

2023.02.25

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

2022.12.04

Spain Archbishop Pablo Puente Buces, Titular Archbishop of Macri, passed away at 91

2022.09.06

Poland Archbishop Waldemar Stanisław Sommertag, Apostolic Nuncio to Nicaragua, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Cape Verde, Apostolic Nuncio to Guinea-Bissau, Apostolic Nuncio to Mauritania and Apostolic Nuncio to Senegal

2022.05.03

USA Archbishop Michael Wallace Banach, Apostolic Nuncio to Senegal, Apostolic Nuncio to Cape Verde, Apostolic Nuncio to Guinea-Bissau and Apostolic Nuncio to Mauritania, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Hungary

2022.03.04

Italy Cardinal Antonio Maria Vegliò, Cardinal-Deacon of S. Cesareo in Palatio, was appointed as Cardinal-Priest of S. Cesareo in Palatio pro hac vice Title

2021.01.04

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

2019.07.22

Italy Archbishop Giuseppe Pinto resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Croatia

2018.09.27

Argentina Archbishop Luis Mariano Montemayor, Apostolic Nuncio to Democratic Republic of Congo, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Colombia

2018.04.07

Nigeria Fr. Simon T. Faddoul was consecrated as Bishop of Annunciation of Ibadan of the Maronites (Nigeria) and Apostolic Visitator in Southern Africa of the Maronites

2018.03.19

Poland Msgr. Waldemar Stanisław Sommertag was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Maastricht and Apostolic Nuncio to Nicaragua

2018.02.28

Nigeria Apostolic Exarchate of Western and Central Africa (Maronite Rite) was promoted as Diocese of Annunciation of Ibadan (without ecclesiastical province) (Nigeria)

Nigeria Fr. Simon T. Faddoul, Priest of Antélias of the Maronites (Lebanon), Apostolic Exarch of Western and Central Africa of the Maronites (Nigeria) and Apostolic Visitator in Southern Africa of the Maronites, was elected Bishop of Annunciation of Ibadan of the Maronites (Nigeria)

2018.02.15

Poland Msgr. Waldemar Stanisław Sommertag, Priest of Pelplin (Poland) and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness, was elected Apostolic Nuncio to Nicaragua and Titular Archbishop of Maastricht

2018.02.03

Italy Cardinal Antonio Maria Vegliò, Cardinal-Deacon of S. Cesareo in Palatio and President 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)

2017.07.01

Italy Archbishop Giuseppe Pinto, Apostolic Nuncio to Philippines, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Croatia

2017.05.13

USA Archbishop Michael Wallace Banach, Apostolic Delegate to Mauritania, Apostolic Nuncio to Senegal, Apostolic Nuncio to Cape Verde and Apostolic Nuncio to Guinea-Bissau, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Mauritania

2017.03.12

Italy Archbishop Luigi Barbarito, Titular Archbishop of Fiorentino, passed away at 94

2017.01.01

Italy Cardinal Antonio Maria Vegliò resigned as President of Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People

2016.08.22

USA Archbishop Michael Wallace Banach, Apostolic Delegate to Mauritania, Apostolic Nuncio to Senegal and Apostolic Nuncio to Cape Verde, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Guinea-Bissau

2016.07.09

USA Archbishop Michael Wallace Banach, Apostolic Delegate to Mauritania and Apostolic Nuncio to Senegal, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Cape Verde

2016.03.19

USA Archbishop Michael Wallace Banach, Apostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea and Apostolic Nuncio to Solomon Islands, was appointed as Apostolic Delegate to Mauritania and Apostolic Nuncio to Senegal

2015.06.22

Argentina Archbishop Luis Mariano Montemayor, Apostolic Nuncio to Cape Verde, Apostolic Nuncio to Senegal, Apostolic Delegate to Mauritania and Apostolic Nuncio to Guinea-Bissau, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Democratic Republic of Congo

2015.02.05

France Archbishop Jean-Paul Aimé Gobel resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Egypt and Delegate to League of Arab States (LAS)

2014.03.19

Mauritania Fr. Victor Ndione, Priest of Thiès (Senegal), was appointed as Priest of Nouakchott (Mauritania)

2014.01.13

Nigeria Apostolic Exarchate of Western and Central Africa (Maronite Rite) was established (Nigeria)

Nigeria Fr. Simon T. Faddoul, Priest of Antélias of the Maronites (Lebanon), was appointed as Apostolic Exarch of Western and Central Africa of the Maronites (Nigeria) and Apostolic Visitator in Southern Africa of the Maronites

2013.05.18

USA Archbishop Michael Wallace Banach, Apostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Solomon Islands

2013.04.27

USA Msgr. Michael Wallace Banach was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Memphis and Apostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea

2013.04.16

USA Archbishop-elect Michael Wallace Banach was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea

2013.02.22

USA Msgr. Michael Wallace Banach, Priest of Worcester (USA), Permanent Observer to United Nations Office and Specialized Institutions in Vienna (UNOV), Permanent Observer to United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Permanent Representative to International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Permanent Representative to Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness, was elected Titular Archbishop of Memphis

2013.01.05

France Archbishop Jean-Paul Aimé Gobel, Apostolic Nuncio to Iran, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Egypt and Delegate to League of Arab States (LAS)

2012.06.10

Italy Cardinal Antonio Maria Vegliò took possession as Cardinal-Deacon of S. Cesareo in Palatio

2012.02.18

Italy Archbishop Antonio Maria Vegliò, Titular Archbishop of Eclano and President of Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People, was created Cardinal-Deacon of S. Cesareo in Palatio

2011.07.01

Poland Msgr. Waldemar Stanisław Sommertag, Priest of Pelplin (Poland) and Chaplain of His Holiness, was appointed as Prelate of Honour of His Holiness

2011.06.11

Mauritania Bishop Robert Marie Jean Victor de Chevigny, C.S.Sp., Bishop emeritus of Nouakchott (Mauritania), passed away at 90

2011.05.10

Italy Archbishop Giuseppe Pinto, Apostolic Nuncio to Chile, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Philippines

2009.02.28

Italy Archbishop Antonio Maria Vegliò, Secretary of Congregation for the Oriental Churches, was appointed as President of Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People

2008.09.17

Argentina Archbishop Luis Mariano Montemayor, Apostolic Nuncio to Cape Verde, Apostolic Nuncio to Senegal and Apostolic Delegate to Mauritania, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Guinea-Bissau

2008.08.06

Argentina Msgr. Luis Mariano Montemayor was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Illici, Apostolic Nuncio to Senegal, Apostolic Nuncio to Cape Verde and Apostolic Delegate to Mauritania

2008.06.19

Argentina Msgr. Luis Mariano Montemayor, Priest of Buenos Aires (Argentina) and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness, was elected Apostolic Nuncio to Cape Verde, Apostolic Nuncio to Senegal, Apostolic Delegate to Mauritania and Titular Archbishop of Illici

2007.12.06

Italy Archbishop Giuseppe Pinto, Apostolic Nuncio to Senegal, Apostolic Delegate to Mauritania, Apostolic Nuncio to Cape Verde, Apostolic Nuncio to Guinea-Bissau and Apostolic Nuncio to Mali, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Chile

2007.10.10

France Archbishop Jean-Paul Aimé Gobel, Apostolic Nuncio to Nicaragua, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Iran

2007.09.09

Italy Archbishop Luigi Dossena, Titular Archbishop of Carpi, passed away at 82

2007.07.06

USA Msgr. Michael Wallace Banach, Priest of Worcester (USA), Chaplain of His Holiness, Permanent Observer to United Nations Office and Specialized Institutions in Vienna (UNOV), Permanent Observer to United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Permanent Representative to International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Permanent Representative to Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), was appointed as Prelate of Honour of His Holiness

2007.01.22

USA Msgr. Michael Wallace Banach, Priest of Worcester (USA) and Chaplain of His Holiness, was appointed as Permanent Observer to United Nations Office and Specialized Institutions in Vienna (UNOV), Permanent Observer to United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Permanent Representative to International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Permanent Representative to Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

2004.10.23

Spain Archbishop Pablo Puente Buces resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain

2004.03.02

Poland Fr. Waldemar Stanisław Sommertag, Priest of Pelplin (Poland), was appointed as Chaplain of His Holiness

2002.06.13

Argentina Msgr. Luis Mariano Montemayor, Priest of Buenos Aires (Argentina) and Chaplain of His Holiness, was appointed as Prelate of Honour of His Holiness

2002.02.05

Italy Archbishop Giuseppe Pinto, Apostolic Nuncio to Senegal and Apostolic Delegate to Mauritania, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Cape Verde, Apostolic Nuncio to Guinea-Bissau and Apostolic Nuncio to Mali

2002.01.06

Italy Msgr. Giuseppe Pinto was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Anglona, Apostolic Nuncio to Senegal and Apostolic Delegate to Mauritania

2001.12.04

Italy Msgr. Giuseppe Pinto, Priest of Conversano–Monopoli (Italy) and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness, was elected Apostolic Nuncio to Senegal, Apostolic Delegate to Mauritania and Titular Archbishop of Anglona

2001.10.31

France Archbishop Jean-Paul Aimé Gobel, Apostolic Nuncio to Cape Verde, Apostolic Nuncio to Guinea-Bissau, Apostolic Nuncio to Mali, Apostolic Nuncio to Senegal and Apostolic Delegate to Mauritania, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Nicaragua

2001.07.07

Mauritania Fr. Victor Ndione was appointed as Priest of Thiès (Senegal)

2001.04.11

Italy Archbishop Antonio Maria Vegliò, Apostolic Nuncio to Lebanon, was appointed as Secretary of Congregation for the Oriental Churches

2001.02.08

Italy Archbishop Luigi Dossena resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Slovakia

1999.12.13

Italy Archbishop Antonio Maria Vegliò resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Kuwait and Apostolic Delegate to Arabian Peninsula

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