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Jun 21, 2019 - 12:14 am .- At a funeral earlier this month, Nigerian religious and political leaders paid tribute to Bishop Kevin Aje of Sokoto, well-known as a role model who worked for peace in the country.
Aug 20, 2018 - 04:25 pm .- The bishop emeritus of Callao, Peru died Sunday at the Deusto Passionist community in Bilbao, Spain, where he had resided since 2015. He was 84 years old.
Sep 8, 2014 - 12:23 pm .- Bishop Cirilo Flores of San Diego passed away the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 6, at the city's Nazareth House, accompanied family and friends.  
Aug 29, 2014 - 04:27 pm .- The appointment of Carlos Osoro Sierra as the new Archbishop of Madrid is another step forward in the renewal of the ranks of the Spanish bishops that at the same time raises expectations for Curia reform.  
Aug 27, 2014 - 10:13 am .- The Diocese of San Diego has announced that Bishop Cirilo Flores is now being treated for prostate cancer, as he continues dealing with effects of a stroke that occurred four months ago.  
Aug 7, 2014 - 04:15 pm .- Pope Francis has named seminary rector Father Bohdan J. Danylo as new bishop for the Parma, Ohio-based Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of St. Josaphat.
Jul 1, 2014 - 08:09 pm .- Bishop emeritus Fabian Bruskewitz of Lincoln, Neb., is in good spirits and grateful for prayers as he recovers after suffering a heart attack last week.
Apr 21, 2014 - 06:33 pm .- Bishop Cirilo Flores of San Diego is “alert and in good spirits” after suffering a stroke on the afternoon of April 16, according to a statement released by the diocese.
Dec 18, 2013 - 04:07 am .- Bishop Andrew Cozzens, who was consecrated an auxiliary bishop of the Saint Paul and Minneapolis archdiocese Dec. 9, is excited that his new ministry will facilitate the spread of Christ's love.
Dec 17, 2013 - 12:42 pm .- Pope Francis has named Father John F. Doerfler of the Diocese of Green Bay as the next bishop of Marquette, Mich.
Sep 21, 2013 - 06:14 am .- Monsignor Leo Cushley, who will be consecrated a bishop and installed as Archbishop of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh on Saturday, Sept. 21, said Pope Francis has personally encouraged him in his new calling.
Jul 29, 2013 - 02:03 pm .- The Diocese of Salina, Kansas, is mourning the death of its former leader, Bishop Emeritus George K. Fitzsimons, who died Sunday July 28, a bout a month short of his 85th birthday.
Jun 10, 2013 - 04:49 pm .- Bishop Joseph M. Sullivan, an auxiliary bishop emeritus of the Brooklyn diocese, died June 7 from injuries received in a May 30 car accident.
Jun 5, 2013 - 04:05 pm .- Bishop Robert J. McManus of Worcester, Mass., has again apologized following an agreement with a Rhode Island court to dismiss a drunk driving charge against him.
May 23, 2013 - 02:55 pm .- Orthodox and Catholic Christians in the Middle East gathered this week to pray for and appeal for the realease of two Orthodox bishops who were kidnapped in Syria one month ago.
Apr 30, 2013 - 11:03 am .- Bishop emeritus Arthur J. O'Neill of Rockford, Ill., died at his residence on April 27. The 95-year-old had recently celebrated the 70th anniversary of his priestly ordination.
Apr 18, 2013 - 10:28 am .- Father David J. Walkowiak, a priest of the Cleveland diocese, was appointed Bishop of Grand Rapids, Mich., on April 18 by Pope Francis.