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2024.07.01

Sierra Leone Bishop George Biguzzi, S.X., Bishop emeritus of Makeni (Sierra Leone), passed away at 88

2023.08.09

Sierra Leone Archbishop Joseph Henry Ganda, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Freetown and Bo (Sierra Leone), passed away at 91

2023.05.13

Sierra Leone Fr. Bob John Hassan Koroma was consecrated as Bishop of Makeni (Sierra Leone)

2023.02.11

Sierra Leone Fr. Bob John Hassan Koroma, Priest of Makeni (Sierra Leone), was elected Bishop of Makeni (Sierra Leone)

Sierra Leone Bishop Natale Paganelli, S.X., resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Makeni (Sierra Leone)

2022.11.30

Italy Archbishop Walter Erbì, Apostolic Nuncio to Liberia and Apostolic Nuncio to Sierra Leone, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Gambia

2022.11.11

India Archbishop George Antonysamy, Metropolitan Archbishop of Madras and Mylapore (India) and Vice-President of Conference of Catholic Bishops of India, was appointed as Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India

2022.09.03

Italy Msgr. Walter Erbì was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Nepi

2022.07.20

Italy Archbishop-elect Walter Erbì, Apostolic Nuncio to Liberia, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Sierra Leone

2022.07.16

Italy Msgr. Walter Erbì, Priest of Iglesias (Italy) and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness, was elected Titular Archbishop of Nepi and Apostolic Nuncio to Liberia

2022.05.14

Costa Rica Archbishop Dagoberto Campos Salas, Apostolic Nuncio to Liberia, Apostolic Nuncio to Gambia and Apostolic Nuncio to Sierra Leone, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Panama

2022

Sierra Leone Bishop Charles Allieu Matthew Campbell resigned as President of Inter-territorial Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Gambia and Sierra Leone / ITCABIC

Sierra Leone Bishop Natale Paganelli, S.X., Apostolic Administrator of Makeni (Sierra Leone), was appointed as President of Inter-territorial Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Gambia and Sierra Leone / ITCABIC

2020.02.22

Poland Archbishop Mirosław Adamczyk, Apostolic Nuncio to Panama, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Argentina

2019.01.26

Sierra Leone Bishop Henry Aruna, Titular Bishop of Nasbinca and Auxiliary Bishop of Kenema (Sierra Leone), was appointed as Bishop of Kenema (Sierra Leone)

2018.12.14

Sierra Leone Bishop Patrick Daniel Koroma, Bishop of Kenema (Sierra Leone), passed away at 68

2018.11.17

Costa Rica Archbishop Dagoberto Campos Salas, Apostolic Nuncio to Liberia and Apostolic Nuncio to Gambia, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Sierra Leone

2018.09.29

Costa Rica Msgr. Dagoberto Campos Salas was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Forontoniana

2018.08.17

Costa Rica Archbishop-elect Dagoberto Campos Salas, Apostolic Nuncio to Liberia, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Gambia

2018.07.28

Costa Rica Msgr. Dagoberto Campos Salas, Priest of Tilarán–Liberia (Costa Rica) and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness, was elected Apostolic Nuncio to Liberia and Titular Archbishop of Forontoniana

2018.04.07

Nigeria Fr. Simon T. Faddoul was consecrated as Bishop of Annunciation of Ibadan of the Maronites (Nigeria)

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)

2017.08.12

Poland Archbishop Mirosław Adamczyk, Apostolic Nuncio to Liberia, Apostolic Nuncio to Gambia and Apostolic Nuncio to Sierra Leone, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Panama

2017.07.05

Italy Archbishop Alberto Bottari de Castello (アルベルト・ボッターリ・デ・カステッロ) resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Hungary

2017.02.06

India Archbishop George Antonysamy, Metropolitan Archbishop of Madras and Mylapore (India), was appointed as Vice-President of Conference of Catholic Bishops of India

2016.11.22

Sierra Leone Bishop John C. O’Riordan, C.S.Sp., Bishop emeritus of Kenema (Sierra Leone), passed away at 92

2016.05

Sierra Leone Bishop Charles Allieu Matthew Campbell, Bishop of Bo (Sierra Leone), was appointed as President of Inter-territorial Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Gambia and Sierra Leone / ITCABIC

Sierra Leone Bishop Patrick Daniel Koroma resigned as President of Inter-territorial Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Gambia and Sierra Leone / ITCABIC

2016.03.19

Italy Archbishop Antonio Lucibello resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Turkiye and Apostolic Nuncio to Turkmenistan

2015.10.31

Sierra Leone Fr. Natale Paganelli, S.X., was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Gadiaufala

2015.07.18

Sierra Leone Bishop Henry Aruna, Bishop of Makeni (Sierra Leone), was appointed as Titular Bishop of Nasbinca and Auxiliary Bishop of Kenema (Sierra Leone)

Sierra Leone Fr. Natale Paganelli, S.X., Apostolic Administrator of Makeni (Sierra Leone), was elected Titular Bishop of Gadiaufala

2015

Sierra Leone Archbishop Charles Edward Tamba, Metropolitan Archbishop of Freetown (Sierra Leone), was appointed as Vice-President of Inter-territorial Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Gambia and Sierra Leone / ITCABIC

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

2014

Sierra Leone Fr. Paul Morana Sandi was appointed as General Secretary of Inter-territorial Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Gambia and Sierra Leone / ITCABIC

2013.09.21

Poland Archbishop Mirosław Adamczyk, Apostolic Nuncio to Liberia and Apostolic Nuncio to Gambia, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Sierra Leone

2013.06.08

Poland Archbishop Mirosław Adamczyk, Apostolic Nuncio to Liberia, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Gambia

2013.04.27

Poland Msgr. Mirosław Adamczyk was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Otricoli

2013.02.22

Poland Msgr. Mirosław Adamczyk, Priest of Gdańsk (Poland) and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness, was elected Apostolic Nuncio to Liberia and Titular Archbishop of Otricoli

2013.01.05

Sierra Leone Fr. Henry Aruna was consecrated as Bishop of Makeni (Sierra Leone)

2012.11.22

Italy Msgr. Walter Erbì, Priest of Iglesias (Italy) and Chaplain of His Holiness, was appointed as Prelate of Honour of His Holiness

2012.11.21

India Archbishop George Antonysamy, Titular Archbishop of Sulci, Apostolic Nuncio to Gambia, Apostolic Nuncio to Liberia and Apostolic Nuncio to Sierra Leone, was appointed as Metropolitan Archbishop of Madras and Mylapore (India)

2012.07.01

Costa Rica Msgr. Dagoberto Campos Salas, Priest of Tilarán–Liberia (Costa Rica) and Chaplain of His Holiness, was appointed as Prelate of Honour of His Holiness

2012.04.11

Sierra Leone Fr. Natale Paganelli, S.X., was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Makeni (Sierra Leone)

2012.01.07

Sierra Leone Fr. Henry Aruna, Priest of Kenema (Sierra Leone), was appointed as Bishop of Makeni (Sierra Leone)

Sierra Leone Bishop George Biguzzi, S.X., resigned as Bishop of Makeni (Sierra Leone)

2011.06.06

Italy Archbishop Alberto Bottari de Castello (アルベルト・ボッターリ・デ・カステッロ), Apostolic Nuncio to Japan, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Hungary

2011.05.07

Sierra Leone Fr. Charles Allieu Matthew Campbell was consecrated as Bishop of Bo (Sierra Leone)

2011.01.15

Sierra Leone Diocese of Bo was established (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Freetown and Bo and became suffragan of Freetown) (Sierra Leone)

Sierra Leone Metropolitan Archdiocese of Freetown and Bo was renamed as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Freetown (lost territory to establish Diocese of Bo and gained suffragan see Bo) (Sierra Leone)

Sierra Leone Archbishop Charles Edward Tamba, Metropolitan Archbishop of Freetown and Bo (Sierra Leone), was appointed as Metropolitan Archbishop of Freetown (Sierra Leone)

Sierra Leone Fr. Charles Allieu Matthew Campbell, Priest of Freetown and Bo (Sierra Leone), was elected Bishop of Bo (Sierra Leone)

2010.05

Sierra Leone Bishop George Biguzzi, S.X., resigned as President of Inter-territorial Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Gambia and Sierra Leone / ITCABIC

Sierra Leone Bishop Patrick Daniel Koroma, Bishop of Kenema (Sierra Leone), was appointed as President of Inter-territorial Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Gambia and Sierra Leone / ITCABIC

2008.09.08

India Archbishop George Antonysamy resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Guinea

2008.05.14

Sierra Leone Fr. Charles Edward Tamba was consecrated as Metropolitan Archbishop of Freetown and Bo (Sierra Leone)

2008.03.15

Sierra Leone Fr. Charles Edward Tamba, Priest of Kenema (Sierra Leone), was elected Metropolitan Archbishop of Freetown and Bo (Sierra Leone)

2007.12.08

Italy Archbishop Alberto Bottari de Castello (アルベルト・ボッターリ・デ・カステッロ), Titular Archbishop of Foratiana and Apostolic Nuncio to Japan, was appointed as Titular Archbishop of Oderzo

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