The following prelates died in recent weeks:
- Bishop Auguste Delisle S.S.Sp., emeritus of Lokoja, Nigeria, on November 13, at the age of 98.
- Archbishop Nerses Der Nersessian C.A.M., ordinary emeritus for Armenian Catholics of Eastern Europe, on December 24, at the age of 86.
- Archbishop Ettore Di Filippo, emeritus of Campobasso-Boiano, Italy, on December 18, at the age of 84.
- Bishop Daniele Ferrari, emeritus of Chiavari, Italy, on December 20, at the age of 86.
- Bishop Jacinto Guerrero Torres of Tlaxcala, Mexico, on December 27, at the age of 72.
- Archbishop Jorge Manuel Lopez, emeritus of Rosario, Argentina, on December 22, at the age of 88.