Deceased Bishops

in a.d. 2024

Date of DeathAscendingDeceased Bishops (28)
2024.01.01
BelizeBishop Lawrence Sydney Nicasio († 67)

Bishop of Belize City–Belmopan (Belize) (2017.01.26 – 2024.01.01)

2024.01.02
PhilippinesBishop Ronaldo Ignacio Lunas († 57)

Bishop of Pagadian (Philippines) (2018.11.22 – 2024.01.02)

2024.01.05
PolandBishop Ryszard Karpiński († 88)

Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Lublin (Poland) (1985.09.28 – 2011.12.31)

2024.01.05
IrelandBishop William Lee († 82)

Bishop emeritus of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1993.05.27 – 2013.10.01)

2024.01.06
PhilippinesArchbishop Fernando Robles Capalla († 89)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Davao (Philippines) (1996.11.06 – 2012.02.11)

2024.01.06
IndonesiaBishop Anton Pain Ratu, S.V.D. († 95)

Bishop emeritus of Atambua (Indonesia) (1984.02.03 – 2007.06.02)

2024.01.06
PanamaBishop Pablo Varela Server († 81)

Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Panamá (Panama) (2004.02.26 – 2019.04.26)

2024.01.08
ZimbabweBishop Alexio Churu Muchabaiwa († 84)

Bishop emeritus of Mutare (Zimbabwe) (1982.06.25 – 2016.05.28)

2024.01.09
TogoArchbishop Philippe Fanoko Kossi Kpodzro († 93)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Lomé (Togo) (1992.12.17 – 2007.06.08)

2024.01.16
ItalyCardinal Sergio Sebastiani († 92)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Eustachio pro hac vice Title (2011.02.21 – 2024.01.16)

President emeritus of Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See (1997.11.03 – 2008.04.12)

2024.01.18
ItalyBishop Giovanni Giudici († 83)

Bishop emeritus of Pavia (Italy) (2003.12.01 – 2015.11.16)

2024.01.19
USABishop Mario Eduardo Dorsonville-Rodríguez († 63)

Bishop of Houma–Thibodaux (USA) (2023.02.01 – 2024.01.19)

2024.01.24
ItalyBishop Alberto Tanasini († 78)

Bishop emeritus of Chiavari (Italy) (2004.03.20 – 2021.04.10)

2024.01.26
ItalyBishop Emanuele Catarinicchia († 97)

Bishop emeritus of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1987.12.07 – 2002.11.15)

2024.01.28
BrazilBishop Walter Ivan de Azevedo, S.D.B. († 97)

Bishop emeritus of São Gabriel da Cachoeira (Brazil) (1988.02.27 – 2002.01.23)

2024.01.29
ItalyBishop Delio Lucarelli († 84)

Bishop emeritus of Rieti (Italy) (1996.11.30 – 2015.05.15)

2024.02.01
PhilippinesBishop Nereo Page Odchimar († 83)

Bishop emeritus of Tandag (Philippines) (2001.10.18 – 2018.02.26)

2024.02.01
PhilippinesBishop Honesto Chaves Pacana, S.J. († 91)

Bishop emeritus of Malaybalay (Philippines) (1994.01.12 – 2010.02.18)

2024.02.02
MexicoArchbishop Luis Morales Reyes († 87)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of San Luis Potosí (Mexico) (1999.01.20 – 2012.04.03)

2024.02.02
FranceBishop Pierre René Ferdinand Raffin, O.P. († 85)

Bishop emeritus of Metz (France) (1987.08.04 – 2013.09.27)

2024.02.12
Cote d’IvoireArchbishop Paul-Siméon Ahouanan Djro, O.F.M. († 71)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Bouaké (Cote d’Ivoire) (2006.09.22 – 2024.02.12)

2024.02.14
GermanyBishop Wolfgang Weider († 91)

Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Berlin (Germany) (1982.02.10 – 2009.02.18)

2024.02.17
USABishop Peter Michael Muhich († 62)

Bishop of Rapid City (USA) (2020.05.12 – 2024.02.17)

2024.02.17
SpainBishop Juan María Uriarte Goiricelaya († 90)

Bishop emeritus of San Sebastián (Spain) (2000.01.13 – 2009.11.21)

2024.02.22
AustriaArchbishop Alois Kothgasser, S.D.B. († 86)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Salzburg (Austria) (2002.11.27 – 2013.11.04)

2024.02.22
GambiaBishop Robert Patrick Ellison, C.S.Sp. († 82)

Bishop emeritus of Banjul (Gambia) (2006.02.25 – 2017.11.30)

2024.02.23
ItalyArchbishop Francesco Marinelli († 88)

Archbishop emeritus of Urbino–Urbania–Sant’Angelo in Vado (Italy) (2000.03.11 – 2011.06.24)

2024.02.25
GermanyBishop Klaus Dick († 95)

Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Köln (Germany) (1975.03.17 – 2003.02.24)

Last updated on 2024.03.01

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Deceased Cardinals

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