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The Year of Our Lord 1578

Bishop Events

January to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownDiedGiovanni Battista AnsaldoBishop of Cariati e Cerenzia, Italy
46.0AppointedArnaud SorbinBishop of Nevers, France
ResignedJorge de AtaídeBishop of Viseu, PortugalBishop Emeritus
27.2ProfessedCarlo Bescapè, B. †Priest of Clerics Regular of St. PaulBishop of Novara, Italy
DiedCristóbal BerrocalBishop of Crotone (Cotrone), Italy
BornGirolamo Binago, C.O. †MilanoAuxiliary Bishop of Bologna, Italy
BornPaul Boudot (Boudet)BourgogneBishop of Arras, France
BornJohannes BrennerDietenheimAuxiliary Bishop of Passau, Germany
25.9Ordained PriestSebastian BreuningPriest of Augsburg, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop
DiedTeodoro CalompsiBishop of Shkodrë (Scutari), Albania
AppointedGiulio Cesare CarafaBishop of Ostuni, Italy
DiedTomás de Cárdenas, O.P. †Bishop of Verapaz, Guatemala
BornTommaso CellesiPistorienArchbishop of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Croatia
DiedVincenzo Cornelio (Cajetani)Bishop of Ostuni, Italy
DiedGiovanni Domenico D’AnnaBishop of Bovino, Italy
BornCristóbal de Aresti Martínez de Aguilar, O.S.B. †Valladolid, SpainBishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
BornFrancesco d’Elia e RossiNapoliBishop of Siracusa, Italy
BornLoreto Di Franco (De Franchis)Castello di SangroBishop of Minori, Italy
ResignedGiovanni Francesco de MirtoBishop of Ruvo (Ruo)(di Puglia), ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornPetrus de DonnauldCoadjutor Bishop of Mirepoix, France
BornJean-François de SalesBishop of Genève {Geneva}, Switzerland
BornPierre FenouilletBishop of Montpellier, France
BornJuan García ArlésOrihuelaBishop of Orihuela, Spain
BornGiovanni Francesco Guidi di BagnoFlorenceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Rieti, Italy
DiedTommaso GigliBishop of Piacenza, Italy
DiedMatteo GuerraBishop of San Marco (Argentano), Italy
BornJuan GutiérrezCordoba, SpainBishop of Vigevano, Italy
BornBartol Kačić, O.F.M. †Bishop of Makarska, Croatia
BornBenedetto LandiVelletriBishop Emeritus of Fossombrone, Italy
DiedGirolamo LeoniArchbishop of Chieti, Italy
DiedLeonardo LiparolaBishop of Nicotera, Italy
DiedGiovanbattista MaremontiBishop of Sora, Italy
DiedMaurice MacGibbon, O. Cist. †Archbishop of Cashel, Ireland
40.0Ordained PriestSt. Toribio Alfonso de MogrovejoPriestArchbishop of Lima, Peru
ResignedGirolamo NegriBishop of Chioggia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornStanislaw NieborskiPłockAuxiliary Bishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
DiedAntioco NinBishop of Alghero, Italy
DiedAntonio Paliettino (de Monelia), O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Brugnato, Italy
DiedPietro PersioBishop of Nusco, Italy
BornStefano PignatelliPerugia, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in Via
BornAntonio ProvanaTorinoArchbishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
BornDominico Rota, O. Carm. †Titular Bishop of Sidon
BornFilippo SalviatiFlorenceBishop of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro), Italy
Ordained BishopAndrés Santos Quintana (de Sampedro)Bishop of Teruel, SpainArchbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
InstalledBartolomeu Simões PereiraPrelate of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
BornMeletiy SmotrytskyiTitular Archbishop of Hierapolis in Phrygia
BornMarcos Teixeira de MendonçaLamegoBishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
ResignedJean-Baptiste TiercelinBishop of Luçon, FranceBishop Emeritus
BornFrancesco TrainaPalermoBishop of Agrigento (Girgenti), Italy
BornAntonio Valdés HerreraValladolidBishop of Córdoba, Spain
31.0Ordained PriestChristoph WeilhamerPriest of Passau, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop
JanDiedFrancesco GuinigiBishop of Corneto (Tarquinia) e Montefiascone, Italy
10 JanDiedVincenzo de Siena, O.P. †Bishop of Sarno, Italy
13 Jan63.0AppointedAndrés BacallarBishop of Alghero, ItalyArchbishop of Sassari, Italy
50.3AppointedTomás Dacio (d’Anio)Bishop of Orihuela, Spain
AppointedAlfonso de la Cerda, O.P. †Bishop of Comayagua, HondurasBishop of La Plata o Charcas, Bolivia
40.0AppointedDiego de Romano y Govea (Vitoria)Bishop of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles), México
AppointedFrancisco de Vitoria, O.P. †Bishop of Córdoba (Tucumán), Argentina
20 JanDiedJacques Fouré, O.P. †Bishop of Chalons-sur-Saône, France
21 JanDiedFrancisco Soto SalazarBishop of Salamanca, Spain
25 JanAppointedMartinho de Ulhoa, O. Cist. †Bishop of São Tomé e PríncipeBishop Emeritus
29 JanAppointedVincenzo FucheriBishop of Corneto (Tarquinia) e Montefiascone, Italy
ConfirmedJohann Georg Zobel von GiebelstadtBishop of Bamberg, GermanyBishop-Elect
1 FebDiedFelice TiranniArchbishop of Urbino, Italy
72.1DiedRodrigo de Vadillo, O.S.B. †Bishop of Cefalù, Italy
2 Feb40.1Ordained BishopNikolaus ElgardTitular Bishop of AscalonAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
16 FebDiedJohann Mezon von TelzBishop of Olomouc (Olmütz), Czech Republic
17 FebAppointedDiego de la CalzadaAuxiliary Bishop of Toledo, Spain
AppointedDiego de la CalzadaTitular Bishop of SalonaAuxiliary Bishop of Toledo, Spain
AppointedPaolo FuscoBishop of Sarno, Italy
21 Feb71.0Elevated to CardinalRené de BiragueCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Lodève, France
57.9Elevated to CardinalPedro de Deza ManuelCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Albano
37.2Elevated to CardinalGiovanni Vincenzo Gonzaga, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Sant’Alessio
61.1Elevated to CardinalGerard van GroesbeeckCardinal, Bishop of Liège, Belgium
22.6Elevated to CardinalLouis II de Guise de LorraineCardinal, Archbishop of Reims, France
44.1Elevated to CardinalClaude de La BaumeCardinal, Archbishop of Besançon, France
16.8Elevated to CardinalCharles de Lorraine-Vaudémont (II)Cardinal, Apostolic Administrator of Toul, France
AppointedMiguel Jerónimo MorellBishop of Urgell, Spain
34.2Elevated to CardinalAlessandro RiarioCardinal, Titular Patriarch of Alexandria {Alessandria}
58.1Elevated to CardinalFernando de Toledo de OropesaPriest
3 Mar34.3InstalledAlessandro RiarioCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in Ara CoeliCardinal, Titular Patriarch of Alexandria {Alessandria}
5 MarDiedPedro Mártir Coma, O.P. †Bishop of Elne, France
9 MarDiedFrancesco MartelliBishop of Reggio Emilia, Italy
12 MarDiedJean HennuyerBishop of Lisieux, France
15 MarOrdained DeaconPiotr Dunin WolskiDeaconBishop of Płock, Poland
16 MarOrdained PriestPiotr Dunin WolskiPriestBishop of Płock, Poland
17 MarAppointedOrazio CiceroniBishop of Sora, ItalyBishop of Ferentino, Italy
AppointedPaolo LeoniBishop of Ferrara, Italy
AppointedEmilio ScataraticaBishop of Ravello, Italy
AppointedPons de Thiard de BissyBishop of Chalons-sur-Saône, FranceBishop Emeritus
19 Mar30.4Ordained PriestGebhard Truchseß von WaldburgPriest of Köln {Cologne}, GermanyFormer Archbishop-Elect
29 Mar50.4DiedLouis de Guise de LorraineCardinal, Bishop of Metz, France
9 AprAppointedOrazio de MirtoBishop of Ruvo (Ruo)(di Puglia), ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedBenedetto ManzoliBishop of Reggio Emilia, Italy
11 Apr81.3DiedJuan de San MillánBishop of León, Spain
15 Apr51.0AppointedZaccaria DelfinoCardinal-Priest of Santo Stefano al Monte CelioCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Hvar (Lesina), Croatia
16 AprAppointedCesare ContardoBishop of Sagone (Sagona), France
AppointedMarcantonio MontefioriBishop of Nebbio, France
25 Apr63.2SelectedGyörgy DraskovicsBishop of Győr (Raab), HungaryCardinal, Archbishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
27 AprAppointedAndrés Santos Quintana (de Sampedro)Archbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
4 MayOrdained BishopPaolo LeoniBishop of Ferrara, Italy
5 MayAppointedPedro de LafuenteBishop of Pamplona, Spain
14 MayAppointedAngelo GiustinianiBishop of Bovino, Italy
21 MayDiedJuan RojasBishop of Agrigento (Girgenti), Italy
27 MayBornJuan Pereda GudielPliegoBishop of Oviedo, Spain
2 JunAppointedGaspar Juan de la Figuera, C.R.S.A. †Bishop of Jaca, SpainBishop of Lérida, Spain
AppointedGiovanni Antonio GrignettaBishop of San Marco (Argentano), Italy
AppointedLucio MarantaBishop of Montepeloso, Italy
13 Jun55.3AppointedRodrigo de Castro Osorio (de Lemos)Bishop of Cuenca, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
ResignedRomolo CesiBishop of Narni, ItalyBishop Emeritus
65.6AppointedMartín de Córdoba Mendoza, O.P. †Bishop of Córdoba, Spain
AppointedErolo EroliBishop of Narni, Italy
49.4AppointedDiego Gómez de Lamadrid, O.SS.T. †Archbishop (Personal Title) of Badajoz, SpainBishop
AppointedDiego de SimancasBishop of Zamora, Spain
AppointedFrancisco Tello SandovalBishop of Plasencia, Spain
63.4AppointedFernando Tricio ArenzanaBishop of Salamanca, Spain
45.4AppointedAlonso VelázquezBishop of Osma, SpainArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
16 JunAppointedAdam PilchowskiBishop of Chełm, Poland
17 Jun67.5DiedBl. Paul Burali d’Arezzo, C.R. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
23 Jun78.5DiedFrancisco Sancho AllepuzBishop of Segorbe, Spain
30 Jun69.5DiedGregor VirneburgAuxiliary Bishop of Trier, Germany
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