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2024.07.08

Thailand Fr. Paul Trairong Multree, Priest of Ratchaburi (Thailand), was elected Bishop of Surat Thani (Thailand)

Thailand Bishop Joseph Prathan Sridarunsil, S.D.B., resigned as Bishop of Surat Thani (Thailand)

2024.06.27

Italy Archbishop Alberto Tricarico, Titular Archbishop of Sistroniana, passed away at 96

Thailand Cardinal Francis Xavier Kriengsak Kovithavanij resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Bangkok (Thailand)

Thailand Bishop Francis Xavier Vira Arpondratana, Bishop of Chiang Mai (Thailand) and General Secretary of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Thailand, was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Bangkok (Thailand)

2024.03.23

Thailand Fr. Paul Tawat Singsa was consecrated as Bishop of Nakhon Sawan (Thailand)

2024.02.24

Thailand Fr. Stephen Boonlert Phromsena was consecrated as Bishop of Ubon Ratchathani (Thailand)

2024.02.13

Thailand Fr. Paul Tawat Singsa, Priest of Nakhon Sawan (Thailand), was elected Bishop of Nakhon Sawan (Thailand)

Thailand Bishop Joseph Pibul Visitnondachai resigned as Bishop of Nakhon Sawan (Thailand)

2023.12.02

Thailand Fr. Stephen Boonlert Phromsena, Priest of Ubon Ratchathani (Thailand), was elected Bishop of Ubon Ratchathani (Thailand)

Thailand Bishop Philip Banchong Chaiyara, C.SS.R., resigned as Bishop of Ubon Ratchathani (Thailand)

2023.06.13

Thailand Bishop John Bosco Panya Kritcharoen resigned as Bishop of Ratchaburi (Thailand)

Thailand Bishop Silvio Siripong Charatsri, Bishop of Chanthaburi (Thailand), was appointed as Bishop of Ratchaburi (Thailand)

2023.02.08

USA Archbishop Peter Bryan Wells, Apostolic Nuncio to Botswana, Apostolic Nuncio to South Africa, Apostolic Nuncio to Lesotho, Apostolic Nuncio to Namibia and Apostolic Nuncio to Eswatini, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Cambodia, Apostolic Nuncio to Thailand and Apostolic Delegate to Laos

2023.01.25

Italy Archbishop Salvatore Pennacchio, Apostolic Nuncio to Poland, was appointed as President of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy

2022.07.16

South Korea Archbishop Paul Tschang In-nam (장인남 바오로 / 張仁南), Apostolic Nuncio to Cambodia, Apostolic Nuncio to Thailand, Apostolic Delegate to Laos and Apostolic Nuncio to Myanmar, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Netherlands and Permanent Representative to Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)

2022.02.10

Thailand Bishop Joseph Sangval Surasarang, Bishop emeritus of Chiang Mai (Thailand), passed away at 86

2021.10.01

Thailand Cardinal Francis Xavier Kriengsak Kovithavanij resigned as President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Thailand

Thailand Archbishop Anthony Weradet Chaiseri, Metropolitan Archbishop of Thare and Nonseng (Thailand), was appointed as Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Thailand

Thailand Bishop Joseph Chusak Sirisut, Bishop of Nakhon Ratchasima (Thailand), was appointed as President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Thailand

Thailand Bishop Joseph Prathan Sridarunsil, S.D.B., resigned as Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Thailand

2021.01.14

Italy Archbishop Giovanni D’Aniello, Apostolic Nuncio to Russian Federation, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Uzbekistan

2020.08.15

Thailand Msgr. Anthony Weradet Chaiseri was consecrated as Metropolitan Archbishop of Thare and Nonseng (Thailand)

2020.06.26

Laos Bishop Pierre-Antonio-Jean Bach, M.E.P., Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Savannakhet (Laos), passed away at 87

2020.06.01

Italy Archbishop Giovanni D’Aniello, Apostolic Nuncio to Brazil, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Russian Federation

2020.05.13

Thailand Archbishop Louis Chamniern Santisukniran resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Thare and Nonseng (Thailand)

Thailand Msgr. Anthony Weradet Chaiseri, Priest of Thare and Nonseng (Thailand), was elected Metropolitan Archbishop of Thare and Nonseng (Thailand)

2018.10.16

Italy Archbishop Giovanni Moretti, Titular Archbishop of Vartana, passed away at 94

2018.07.07

Thailand Fr. Joseph Vuthilert Haelom was consecrated as Bishop of Chiang Rai (Thailand)

2018.04.25

Thailand Diocese of Chiang Rai was established (from Diocese of Chiang Mai and became suffragan of Bangkok) (Thailand)

Thailand Fr. Joseph Vuthilert Haelom, Priest of Bangkok (Thailand), was elected Bishop of Chiang Rai (Thailand)

2018

Thailand Bishop Francis Xavier Vira Arpondratana, Bishop of Chiang Mai (Thailand), was appointed as General Secretary of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Thailand

Thailand Bishop Joseph Chusak Sirisut resigned as General Secretary of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Thailand

2017.12.18

Thailand Bishop George Yod Phimphisan, C.SS.R., Bishop emeritus of Udon Thani (Thailand), passed away at 84

2017.09.12

Italy Archbishop Adriano Bernardini (裴納德) resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Italy and Apostolic Nuncio to San Marino

2017.08.12

South Korea Archbishop Paul Tschang In-nam (장인남 바오로 / 張仁南), Apostolic Delegate to Myanmar, Apostolic Nuncio to Cambodia, Apostolic Nuncio to Thailand and Apostolic Delegate to Laos, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Myanmar

2016.12.14

Thailand Cardinal Michael Michai Kitbunchu was appointed as Protopriest of College of Cardinals

2016.12.11

Laos Fr. Joseph Tien Thạo Tiến and 16 companions were beatified

2016.08.06

Italy Archbishop Salvatore Pennacchio, Apostolic Nuncio to India and Apostolic Nuncio to Nepal, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Poland

2016.06.13

USA Archbishop Peter Bryan Wells, Apostolic Nuncio to Botswana, Apostolic Nuncio to South Africa, Apostolic Nuncio to Lesotho and Apostolic Nuncio to Namibia, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Eswatini

2016.03.19

USA Msgr. Peter Bryan Wells was consecrated as Titular Archbishop of Marcianopolis

2016.02.13

USA Archbishop-elect Peter Bryan Wells, Apostolic Nuncio to Botswana and Apostolic Nuncio to South Africa, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Lesotho and Apostolic Nuncio to Namibia

2016.02.10

Italy Archbishop Luigi Bressan resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Trento (Italy)

2016.02.09

USA Msgr. Peter Bryan Wells, Priest of Tulsa (USA), Assessor for General Affairs of Secretariat of State, Prelate of Honour of His Holiness and President of Financial Security Committee, was elected Apostolic Nuncio to Botswana, Apostolic Nuncio to South Africa and Titular Archbishop of Marcianopolis

2015.10.11

Thailand Cardinal Francis Xavier Kriengsak Kovithavanij took possession as Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria Addolorata

2015.02.14

Thailand Archbishop Francis Xavier Kriengsak Kovithavanij, Metropolitan Archbishop of Bangkok (Thailand), was created Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria Addolorata

2015

Thailand Archbishop Francis Xavier Kriengsak Kovithavanij, Metropolitan Archbishop of Bangkok (Thailand) and Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Thailand, was created President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Thailand

Thailand Archbishop Louis Chamniern Santisukniran resigned as President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Thailand

Thailand Bishop Joseph Prathan Sridarunsil, S.D.B., Bishop of Surat Thani (Thailand), was appointed as Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Thailand

2014.06.12

Italy Cardinal Renato Raffaele Martino was appointed as Protodeacon of College of Cardinals

2014.05.22

USA Msgr. Peter Bryan Wells resigned as Secretary of Pontifical Commission for Reference on the Institute for Works of Religion

2013.08.08

USA Msgr. Peter Bryan Wells, Priest of Tulsa (USA), Assessor for General Affairs of Secretariat of State, Prelate of Honour of His Holiness and Secretary of Pontifical Commission for Reference on the Institute for Works of Religion, was appointed as President of Financial Security Committee

2013.06.24

USA Msgr. Peter Bryan Wells, Priest of Tulsa (USA), Assessor for General Affairs of Secretariat of State and Prelate of Honour of His Holiness, was appointed as Secretary of Pontifical Commission for Reference on the Institute for Works of Religion

2012.11.23

Italy Cardinal Renato Raffaele Martino, Cardinal-Deacon of S. Francesco di Paola ai Monti and President emeritus of Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, reached the age of 80 and became ineligible to vote in a future conclave (Italy)

2012.09.01

Thailand Bishop Joseph Banchong Aribarg, Bishop emeritus of Nakhon Sawan (Thailand), passed away at 85

2012.08.04

South Korea Archbishop Paul Tschang In-nam (장인남 바오로 / 張仁南), Apostolic Nuncio to Uganda, was appointed as Apostolic Delegate to Myanmar, Apostolic Nuncio to Cambodia, Apostolic Nuncio to Thailand and Apostolic Delegate to Laos

2012.02.10

Italy Archbishop Giovanni D’Aniello, Apostolic Nuncio to Cambodia, Apostolic Nuncio to Thailand, Apostolic Delegate to Laos and Apostolic Delegate to Myanmar, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Brazil

2012

Thailand Msgr. Andrew Thanya-anan Vissanu resigned as Undersecretary of Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue

2011.11.15

Italy Archbishop Adriano Bernardini (裴納德), Apostolic Nuncio to Argentina, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Italy and Apostolic Nuncio to San Marino

2011.10.20

Thailand Bishop John Bosco Manat Chuabsamai, Bishop emeritus of Ratchaburi (Thailand), passed away at 75

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