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2023.12.22

New Zealand Cardinal Thomas Stafford Williams, Cardinal-Priest of Gesù Divin Maestro alla Pineta Sacchetti and Military Ordinary emeritus of New Zealand (New Zealand), passed away at 93

2023.12.08

New Zealand Fr. Richard Philip James Laurenson was consecrated as Bishop of Hamilton (New Zealand)

2023.12.07

Australia Bishop Bosco Puthur was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Ernakulam–Angamaly of the Syro-Malabars (India)

2023.11

Cook Islands Bishop Paul Patrick Donoghue, S.M., resigned as President of Episcopal Conference of the Pacific

2023.10.25

New Zealand Fr. Richard Philip James Laurenson, Priest of Dunedin (New Zealand), was elected Bishop of Hamilton (New Zealand)

New Zealand Bishop Stephen Marmion Lowe resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Hamilton (New Zealand)

2023.09.30

New Zealand Fr. John Lewis Adams was consecrated as Bishop of Palmerston North (New Zealand)

2023.07.26

Samoa Bishop Peter Hugh Brown, C.SS.R., was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Samoa–Apia (Samoa) and Apostolic Administrator of Tokelau (Tokelau)

2023.06.22

New Zealand Cardinal John Atcherley Dew resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Palmerston North (New Zealand)

New Zealand Fr. John Lewis Adams, Priest of Christchurch (New Zealand), was elected Bishop of Palmerston North (New Zealand)

2023.05.31

Australia Fr. John Panamthottathil, C.M.I., was consecrated as Bishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne of the Syro-Malabars (Australia)

2023.05.27

New Zealand Cardinal John Atcherley Dew resigned as Military Ordinary of New Zealand (New Zealand)

New Zealand Archbishop Paul Gerard Martin, S.M., Metropolitan Archbishop of Wellington (New Zealand) and General Secretary of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference, was appointed as Military Ordinary of New Zealand (New Zealand)

2023.05.11

New Zealand Bishop Michael Joseph Dooley, Bishop of Dunedin (New Zealand), was appointed as Vice-President of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference

2023.05.10

New Zealand Cardinal John Atcherley Dew resigned as President of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference

New Zealand Archbishop Paul Gerard Martin, S.M., Metropolitan Archbishop of Wellington (New Zealand), was appointed as General Secretary of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference

New Zealand Bishop Stephen Marmion Lowe, General Secretary of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference, Vice-President of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference, Apostolic Administrator of Hamilton (New Zealand) and Bishop of Auckland (New Zealand), was appointed as President of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference

2023.05.05

New Zealand Cardinal John Atcherley Dew resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Wellington (New Zealand)

New Zealand Archbishop Paul Gerard Martin, S.M., succeeded as Metropolitan Archbishop of Wellington (New Zealand)

2023.04.29

Samoa Bishop Peter Hugh Brown, C.SS.R., resigned as Bishop of Samoa–Pago Pago (American Samoa)

2023.04.25

Tokelau Archbishop Alapati Lui Mata’eliga, Metropolitan Archbishop of Samoa–Apia (Samoa) and Ecclesiastical Superior of Tokelau (Tokelau), passed away at 70

2023.01.14

Australia Fr. John Panamthottathil, C.M.I., was elected Bishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne of the Syro-Malabars (Australia)

Australia Bishop Bosco Puthur resigned as Bishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne of the Syro-Malabars (Australia)

2022.10.22

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

2022.09.30

Egypt Bishop Thomas Halim Habib, Bishop of Sohag of the Copts (Egypt), was appointed as Apostolic Visitator in Oceania and the Gulf Countries of the Copts

2022.05.21

New Zealand Archbishop Paul Gerard Martin, S.M., resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Christchurch (New Zealand)

New Zealand Bishop Michael Andrew Gielen, Titular Bishop of Abbir Maius and Auxiliary Bishop of Auckland (New Zealand), was appointed as Bishop of Christchurch (New Zealand)

2022.01.17

USA Archbishop Charles Daniel Balvo, Apostolic Nuncio to Czech Republic, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Australia

2022.01.01

Cook Islands Bishop Robin Walsh Leamy, S.M., Bishop emeritus of Rarotonga (Cook Islands), passed away at 87

2021.12.17

New Zealand Bishop Patrick James Dunn resigned as Bishop of Auckland (New Zealand)

New Zealand Bishop Stephen Marmion Lowe, Bishop of Hamilton (New Zealand), General Secretary of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference and Vice-President of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference, was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Hamilton (New Zealand) and Bishop of Auckland (New Zealand)

2021.06.26

Lebanon Archbishop Issam John Darwish, B.S., resigned as Archbishop of Zahleh–Furzol of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

2021.03.30

Tanzania Archbishop Novatus Rugambwa, Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand, Apostolic Delegate to Pacific Ocean, Apostolic Nuncio to Fiji Islands, Apostolic Nuncio to Palau, Apostolic Nuncio to Marshall Islands, Apostolic Nuncio to Kiribati, Apostolic Nuncio to Nauru, Apostolic Nuncio to Tonga, Apostolic Nuncio to Samoa and Apostolic Nuncio to Cook Island, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Micronesia

2021.03.29

Australia Bishop Bosco Puthur resigned as Apostolic Visitator in New Zealand of the Syro-Malabars

2021.03.03

Germany Archbishop Martin Krebs, Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Liechtenstein and Apostolic Nuncio to Switzerland

2021.02.02

Tanzania Archbishop Novatus Rugambwa, Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand, Apostolic Delegate to Pacific Ocean, Apostolic Nuncio to Fiji Islands, Apostolic Nuncio to Palau, Apostolic Nuncio to Marshall Islands, Apostolic Nuncio to Kiribati, Apostolic Nuncio to Nauru, Apostolic Nuncio to Tonga and Apostolic Nuncio to Samoa, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Cook Island

2021.01.23

Egypt Msgr. Thomas Halim Habib was consecrated as Bishop of Sohag of the Copts (Egypt)

2021.01.01

New Zealand Bishop Paul Gerard Martin, S.M., Bishop of Christchurch (New Zealand), was promoted as Apostolic Administrator of Christchurch (New Zealand) and Coadjutor Archbishop of Wellington (New Zealand)

2020.11.03

Egypt Msgr. Thomas Halim Habib, Priest of Alexandria of the Copts (Egypt), was elected Bishop of Sohag of the Copts (Egypt)

2020.10.30

New Zealand Cardinal John Atcherley Dew, Metropolitan Archbishop of Wellington (New Zealand), Military Ordinary of New Zealand (New Zealand) and Apostolic Administrator of Palmerston North (New Zealand), was appointed as President of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference

New Zealand Bishop Colin David Campbell resigned as Vice-President of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference

New Zealand Bishop Patrick James Dunn resigned as President of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference

New Zealand Bishop Stephen Marmion Lowe, Bishop of Hamilton (New Zealand) and General Secretary of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference, was appointed as Vice-President of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference

2020.06.11

New Zealand Bishop John Basil Meeking, Bishop emeritus of Christchurch (New Zealand), passed away at 90

2020.06.07

Australia Fr. Mykola Bychok, C.SS.R., was consecrated as Bishop of Saints Peter and Paul of Melbourne of the Ukrainians (Australia)

2020.04.17

Tanzania Archbishop Novatus Rugambwa, Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand, Apostolic Delegate to Pacific Ocean, Apostolic Nuncio to Fiji Islands, Apostolic Nuncio to Palau, Apostolic Nuncio to Marshall Islands, Apostolic Nuncio to Kiribati, Apostolic Nuncio to Nauru and Apostolic Nuncio to Tonga, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Samoa

2020.03.07

New Zealand Fr. Michael Andrew Gielen was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Abbir Maius and Auxiliary Bishop of Auckland (New Zealand)

2020.01.15

Australia Fr. Mykola Bychok, C.SS.R., was elected Bishop of Saints Peter and Paul of Melbourne of the Ukrainians (Australia)

Australia Bishop Peter Stasiuk, C.SS.R., resigned as Bishop of Saints Peter and Paul of Melbourne of the Ukrainians (Australia)

2020.01.06

New Zealand Fr. Michael Andrew Gielen, Priest of Hamilton (New Zealand), was elected Titular Bishop of Abbir Maius and Auxiliary Bishop of Auckland (New Zealand)

2019.11.30

Tanzania Archbishop Novatus Rugambwa, Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand, Apostolic Delegate to Pacific Ocean, Apostolic Nuncio to Fiji Islands and Apostolic Nuncio to Palau, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Marshall Islands, Apostolic Nuncio to Kiribati, Apostolic Nuncio to Nauru and Apostolic Nuncio to Tonga

2019.10.04

New Zealand Cardinal John Atcherley Dew, Metropolitan Archbishop of Wellington (New Zealand) and Military Ordinary of New Zealand (New Zealand), was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Palmerston North (New Zealand)

New Zealand Bishop Charles Edward Drennan resigned as Bishop of Palmerston North (New Zealand) and Vice-President of Federation of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of Oceania

2019.08.02

Cook Islands Bishop Stuart France O’Connell, S.M., Bishop emeritus of Rarotonga (Cook Islands), passed away at 84

2019.05.25

Tanzania Archbishop Novatus Rugambwa, Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand and Apostolic Delegate to Pacific Ocean, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Fiji Islands and Apostolic Nuncio to Palau

2019.03.29

Tanzania Archbishop Novatus Rugambwa, Apostolic Nuncio to Honduras, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand and Apostolic Delegate to Pacific Ocean

2018.09.21

USA Archbishop Charles Daniel Balvo, Apostolic Nuncio to Kenya, Permanent Observer to United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and Apostolic Nuncio to South Sudan, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Czech Republic

2018.06.16

Germany Archbishop Martin Krebs, Apostolic Nuncio to Cook Island, Apostolic Nuncio to Kiribati, Apostolic Nuncio to Micronesia, Apostolic Nuncio to New Zealand, Apostolic Nuncio to Palau, Apostolic Delegate to Pacific Ocean, Apostolic Nuncio to Fiji Islands, Apostolic Nuncio to Samoa, Apostolic Nuncio to Vanuatu, Apostolic Nuncio to Tonga, Apostolic Nuncio to Marshall Islands and Apostolic Nuncio to Nauru, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Uruguay

2018.04.26

New Zealand Fr. Michael Joseph Dooley was consecrated as Bishop of Dunedin (New Zealand)

2018.04

New Zealand Bishop Charles Edward Drennan, Bishop of Palmerston North (New Zealand), was appointed as Vice-President of Federation of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of Oceania

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