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2023.11.23

Niger Bishop Guy Armand Romano, C.SS.R., Bishop emeritus of Niamey (Niger), passed away at 86

2023.06.30

Italy Archbishop Vito Rallo resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Morocco

2023.05.18

Italy Archbishop Piergiorgio Bertoldi, Apostolic Nuncio to Mozambique, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Dominican Republic and Apostolic Delegate to Puerto Rico

2020.08.15

Ireland Msgr. Michael Francis Crotty was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Lindisfarne, Apostolic Nuncio to Burkina Faso and Apostolic Nuncio to Niger

2020.04.25

Ireland Archbishop-elect Michael Francis Crotty, Apostolic Nuncio to Burkina Faso, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Niger

2020.02.01

Ireland Msgr. Michael Francis Crotty, Priest of Cloyne (Ireland) and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness, was elected Titular Archbishop of Lindisfarne and Apostolic Nuncio to Burkina Faso

2019.12.17

Italy Archbishop Luigi Ventura resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to France

2019.03.19

Italy Archbishop Piergiorgio Bertoldi, Apostolic Nuncio to Burkina Faso and Apostolic Nuncio to Niger, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Mozambique

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

2018.02.28

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)

2017.08.19

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

2017.03.25

Italy Cardinal Mario Zenari took possession as Cardinal-Deacon of S. Maria delle Grazie alle Fornaci fuori Porta Cavalleggeri

2017.03.12

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

2016.12.30

Estonia Archbishop Justo Mullor García, President emeritus of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, passed away at 84

2016.12

Italy Archbishop Mario Roberto Cassari resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Malta

2016.11.19

Italy Archbishop Mario Zenari, Titular Archbishop of Zuglio and Apostolic Nuncio to Syria, was created Cardinal-Deacon of S. Maria delle Grazie alle Fornaci fuori Porta Cavalleggeri

2016.03.02

Poland Archbishop Janusz Bolonek, Titular Archbishop of Madaurus, passed away at 77

2015.12.12

Italy Archbishop Vito Rallo was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Morocco

2015.07.18

Italy Archbishop Antonio Mattiazzo resigned as Archbishop-Bishop of Padova (Italy)

2015.06.02

Italy Msgr. Piergiorgio Bertoldi was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Spello, Apostolic Nuncio to Niger and Apostolic Nuncio to Burkina Faso

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

2015.04.24

Italy Msgr. Piergiorgio Bertoldi, Priest of Milano (Italy) and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness, was elected Apostolic Nuncio to Burkina Faso, Apostolic Nuncio to Niger and Titular Archbishop of Spello

2015.01.15

Italy Archbishop Vito Rallo resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Burkina Faso and Apostolic Nuncio to Niger

2014.10.11

Niger Archbishop Michel Christian Cartatéguy, S.M.A., resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Niamey (Niger)

Niger Bishop Djalwana Laurent Lompo, Titular Bishop of Buffada and Auxiliary Bishop of Niamey (Niger), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Niamey (Niger)

2014.10.01

Ireland Msgr. Michael Francis Crotty, Priest of Cloyne (Ireland) and Chaplain of His Holiness, was appointed as Prelate of Honour of His Holiness

2014.04

Poland Archbishop Janusz Bolonek resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Bulgaria and Apostolic Nuncio to Macedonia

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

2013.06.09

Niger Fr. Djalwana Laurent Lompo was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Buffada and Auxiliary Bishop of Niamey (Niger)

2013.01.26

Niger Fr. Djalwana Laurent Lompo, Priest of Niamey (Niger), was elected Titular Bishop of Buffada and Auxiliary Bishop of Niamey (Niger)

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

2011.05.04

Poland Archbishop Janusz Bolonek, Apostolic Nuncio to Bulgaria, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Macedonia

2011.04.09

Italy Msgr. Piergiorgio Bertoldi, Priest of Milano (Italy) and Chaplain of His Holiness, was appointed as Prelate of Honour of His Holiness

2010.11.26

Nigeria Bishop Jude Ayodeji Arogundade succeeded as Bishop of Ondo (Nigeria)

2010.05.06

Nigeria Fr. Jude Ayodeji Arogundade was consecrated as Coadjutor Bishop of Ondo (Nigeria)

2010.02.15

Nigeria Fr. Jude Ayodeji Arogundade, Priest of Ondo (Nigeria), was elected Coadjutor Bishop of Ondo (Nigeria)

2009.09.22

Italy Archbishop Luigi Ventura, Apostolic Nuncio to Canada, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to France

2008.12.30

Italy Archbishop Mario Zenari, Apostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Syria

2008.05.24

Poland Archbishop Janusz Bolonek, Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Bulgaria

2008.02.14

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

2007.10.28

Italy Msgr. Vito Rallo was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Alba, Apostolic Nuncio to Niger and Apostolic Nuncio to Burkina Faso

2007.10.13

Estonia Archbishop Justo Mullor García resigned as President of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy

2007.09.09

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

2007.06.25

Niger Diocese of Niamey was promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Niamey (with suffragan see Maradi) (Niger)

Niger Bishop Michel Christian Cartatéguy, S.M.A., Bishop of Niamey (Niger), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Niamey (Niger)

2007.06.12

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

Italy Msgr. Vito Rallo, Priest of Mazara del Vallo (Italy), Prelate of Honour of His Holiness and Permanent Observer to Council of Europe, was elected Apostolic Nuncio to Burkina Faso, Apostolic Nuncio to Niger and Titular Archbishop of Alba

2005.05.10

Ireland Fr. Michael Francis Crotty, Priest of Cloyne (Ireland), was appointed as Chaplain of His Holiness

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

2004.05.10

Italy Archbishop Mario Zenari, Apostolic Nuncio to Cote d’Ivoire, Apostolic Nuncio to Niger and Apostolic Nuncio to Burkina Faso, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka

2004.01.28

Italy Msgr. Vito Rallo, Priest of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness, was appointed as Permanent Observer to Council of Europe

2003.01.25

Niger Bishop Michel Christian Cartatéguy, S.M.A., Titular Bishop of Aulon and Auxiliary Bishop of Niamey (Niger), was appointed as Bishop of Niamey (Niger)

Niger Bishop Guy Armand Romano, C.SS.R., resigned as Bishop of Niamey (Niger)

2001.06.22

Italy Archbishop Luigi Ventura, Apostolic Nuncio to Chile, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Canada

2001.03.13

Niger Diocese of Maradi was established (from Diocese of Niamey and without ecclesiastical province) (Niger)

Niger Bishop Ambroise Ouédraogo, Titular Bishop of Severiana and Auxiliary Bishop of Niamey (Niger), was appointed as Bishop of Maradi (Niger)

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