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The Year of Our Lord 1656

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornFilippo AnastasioNapoliArchbishop Emeritus of Sorrento, Italy
73.0DiedTommaso d’Ancora (Ariconi), C.R. †Archbishop of Trani, Italy
33.3Ordained PriestJuan de Andaya y SotomayorPriestBishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain
57.0ResignedFrancisco Araújo, O.P. †Bishop of Segovia, SpainBishop Emeritus
61.0AppointedGeorges Rizqallah Beseb’elyAuxiliary Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), LebanonPatriarch
22.3Ordained DeaconJohann Philipp BurkhardDeacon of Speyer, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop
BornEdmund ByrneArchbishop of Dublin, Ireland
61.4ResignedPersio CaracciBishop of Larino, ItalyBishop Emeritus
16.5ProfessedAlessandro Ciceri, S.J. †Member of Society of JesusBishop of Nanking [Nanjing], China
38.0DiedMarco CrisioArchbishop of Bar (Antivari), Montenegro
BornFilippo della TorreCividaleBishop of Adria, Italy
BornFrançois de Nettancourt d’Haussonville de VaubecourtCathalaunenBishop Emeritus of Montauban, France
BornAndrea GalataCurbiniBishop of Shkodrë (Scutari), Albania
BornAntoine Girard de La Bornat (La Bournat)AuvergneBishop of Poitiers, France
BornFrançois Gaspard de GrammontAuxiliary Bishop of Besançon, France
DiedDominici de GrammaticaBishop of Andros, Greece
DiedCharles ImpellizzeriBishop of Mazara del Vallo, Italy
BornKazimierz Benedykt Lezeński, O. Cist. †WiślicaAuxiliary Bishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
DiedGerolamo LomelliniBishop of Todi, Italy
71.0ResignedGiovanni Agostino MarlianiBishop of Accia and Mariana, FranceBishop of Reggio Emilia, Italy
36.0ResignedCamillo MassimiApostolic Nuncio to SpainCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Sant’Anastasia
BornJuan Miguélez MendañaCubillos del SilBishop of Tortosa, Spain
26.0Ordained PriestFrançois-Placide de Baudry de Piancourt, O.S.B. †Priest of Order of Saint BenedictBishop of Mende, France
47.0Ordained PriestCelio PiccolominiPriestCardinal, Archbishop of Siena, Italy
BornAntonio Prado Sandoval y RojasOlite, SpainTitular Bishop of Thermae Basilicae
BornAlphonsus RozadoGranatenBishop of Badajoz, Spain
BornJuan Ruiz SimónTarazonaBishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
23.9Ordained PriestAmbrosio Ignacio Spínola y GuzmánPriestArchbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
DiedFelice TamburelliBishop of Sora, Italy
BornGuillaume TualLaurenanAuxiliary Bishop of Strasbourg, France
Jan54.0ResignedGiuseppe Ciantes, O.P. †Bishop of Marsico Nuovo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
2 Jan63.0Ordained BishopLouis Barbier de La RivièreBishop of Langres, France
10 JanAppointedFrancisco de la Rocha, O.S. †Titular Bishop of Constantia in Arabia
34.0AppointedCarlo Fabrizio GiustinianiBishop of Accia and Mariana, France
37.0AppointedVincenzo Giovannelli, O.F.M. †Bishop of Pult, Albania
AppointedJan LeszczyńskiBishop of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), Poland
16 Jan34.0Ordained BishopCarlo Fabrizio GiustinianiBishop of Accia and Mariana, France
BornDaniel Joseph MayerStrázArchbishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
17 Jan60.0DiedJerzy TyszkiewiczBishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
21 Jan42.0AppointedLeopold Wilhelm von ÖsterreichBishop of Wrocław (Breslau), PolandBishop-Elect of Passau, Germany
22 Jan80.0SelectedLorenzo Horta RodríguezBishop of Yucatán (Mérida), México
25 Jan42.0Ordained BishopPál HoffmannBishop of Pécs, Hungary
30 Jan73.0DiedPierdonato Cesi (Jr.)Cardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Marcello
31 Jan45.0AppointedLudwig Wilhelm BenziAuxiliary Bishop of Eichstätt, Germany
45.0AppointedLudwig Wilhelm BenziTitular Bishop of DardanusAuxiliary Bishop of Eichstätt, Germany
50.6ConfirmedFrançois de BosquetBishop of Montpellier, France
67.0AppointedMiguel Escartín Arbeza, O. Cist. †Bishop of Lérida, SpainBishop of Tarazona, Spain
AppointedAlbertus GrabowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
AppointedAlbertus GrabowskiTitular Bishop of AenusAuxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
ConfirmedPedro Manero, O.F.M. †Bishop of Tarazona, Spain
72.4AppointedDiego Martínez ZarzosaBishop of Málaga, Spain
46.9AppointedDiego de Tejada y la GuardiaBishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, SpainArchbishop of Burgos, Spain
2 FebBornMarco Antonio AttaffiStignanoBishop of Squillace, Italy
12 FebDiedMiguel Pérez de NuerosBishop of Mallorca, Spain
14 Feb69.1DiedBernardo Florio, O. Cruc. †Archbishop of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
53.1AppointedDiego Antonio Francés de Urrutigoyti y LermaBishop of Barbastro, SpainBishop of Tarazona, Spain
41.1AppointedPietro Martire Rusca, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Caorle, Italy
16 Feb66.3DiedMarco GradenigoPatriarch of Aquileia, Italy
56.1SucceededGerolamo GradenigoPatriarch of Aquileia, Italy
17 Feb57.1DiedBernardo Atayde de Lima PereraBishop of Ávila, Spain
21 Feb63.1DiedGiovanni Paolo BuccerelliBishop of Narni, Italy
22 FebAppointedZacharie de MetzCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Batavia (Holland Mission), Netherlands
AppointedZacharie de MetzTitular Bishop of Tralles in AsiaCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Batavia (Holland Mission), Netherlands
MarOrdained BishopZacharie de MetzTitular Bishop of Tralles in AsiaCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Batavia (Holland Mission), Netherlands
1 MarDiedLorenzo ReynosoArchbishop of Brindisi, Italy
3 Mar39.8AppointedBandino AccarigiBishop of Massa Marittima, Italy
6 Mar41.9AppointedAntonio BichiCardinal, Bishop of Osimo, Italy
49.1AppointedAndrea Bogdani (Bogadano)Archbishop of Skopje, MacedoniaArchbishop Emeritus
35.1AppointedPjetër BogdaniBishop of Shkodrë (Scutari), AlbaniaArchbishop of Skopje, Macedonia
AppointedGirolamo Cori (de Coris)Bishop of Nardò, ItalyBishop of Sovana (Soana), Italy
44.1AppointedVincenzo CostagutiCardinal-Deacon of Sant’EustachioCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Callisto
44.6AppointedGiancarlo de’ MediciCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Giorgio in Velabro
52.1AppointedGiulio GabrielliCardinal-Priest of Santa PriscaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
AppointedMarcantonio OddiTitular Bishop of Hierapolis in IsauriaBishop of Perugia, Italy
44.7ResignedBl. Benedetto OdescalchiBishop of Novara, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
AppointedGiulio Maria Odescalchi, O.S.B. †Bishop of Novara, Italy
40.8AppointedVirginio Orsini, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Via LataCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
48.1AppointedPierre ParcevichVicar Apostolic
48.1AppointedPierre ParcevichTitular Bishop of MarcianopolisVicar Apostolic
39.1AppointedPaolo Emilio RondininiCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in CosmedinCardinal, Bishop of Assisi, Italy
41.1AppointedGeorgius VladagniBishop of Lezhë {Lesh, Alessio}, Albania
13 Mar35.9Ordained PriestBernardino León de la RochaPriestBishop of Coria, Spain
14 MarBornFrancisco de Paula Garcés Marcilla, O.M. †Formiche el BajoBishop of Huesca, Spain
BornRogerius GiacobettiAssisiBishop of Assisi, Italy
19 MarOrdained BishopGiulio Maria Odescalchi, O.S.B. †Bishop of Novara, Italy
20 Mar59.3AppointedGiuseppe della Corgna (Cornea), O.P. †Bishop of Orvieto, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedFranjo Soimirovic (Svimirovich), O.F.M. †Archbishop of Achrida (Ochrida), Bulgaria
25 Mar25.6Ordained PriestEstephan DouaihiPriestPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
60.7Ordained BishopÄgidius GeleniusTitular Bishop of Aureliopolis in AsiaAuxiliary Bishop of Osnabrück, Germany
48.2Ordained BishopPierre ParcevichTitular Bishop of MarcianopolisVicar Apostolic
26 Mar41.2Ordained PriestCarolus MontecatiniPriestTitular Archbishop of Chalcedon
AprBornGiovanni ManolaSpalatenBishop of Nona (Nin), Croatia
1 Apr71.3SelectedJuan del Pozo Horta, O.P. †Bishop of Segovia, Spain
23.0Ordained PriestFabrizio SusannaPriestBishop of Montepeloso, Italy
3 Apr69.2ConfirmedFrancisco Guerra, O.F.M. †Bishop of Plasencia, Spain
BornFrançois Hyacinthe Valperga di MasinoTorinoBishop of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, France
43.2AppointedTomasz Wieyski (Ujejski)Bishop of Kyiv and Chernihiv (Kijów and Czernihow), UkraineBishop Emeritus
4 AprDiedAngelo Maria Ciria, O.S.M. †Archbishop of Chieti, Italy
15 Apr27.7Ordained PriestGherardo GherardiPriestBishop of Pistoia e Prato, Italy
24 Apr71.3DiedFrancesco CherubiniCardinal, Bishop of Senigallia, Italy
42.7AppointedAlderano CiboBishop of Jesi, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
54.3ResignedGiacomo CorradiBishop of Jesi, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
27 Apr66.3DiedMarc Scurra, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Durrës (Durazzo), Albania
28 Apr51.3DiedCyrus Straserra, C.R. †Bishop of Ajaccio, France
30 Apr45.3Ordained BishopLudwig Wilhelm BenziTitular Bishop of DardanusAuxiliary Bishop of Eichstätt, Germany
MayBornBisanzio FiliAltamuraBishop of Ostuni, Italy
1 May67.3DiedDomenico CecchiniCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Sisto
10 MayBornGerolamo Francesco MalpasciutoMontiliiBishop of Vercelli, Italy
14 May24.6Ordained BishopToussaint de Forbin de JansonTitular Bishop of Philadelphia in ArabiaCardinal, Bishop of Beauvais, France
16 May23.2Ordained PriestPierre de MontenbachPriest of Lausanne, SwitzerlandBishop
18 MayDiedGiovanni GeriniBishop of Pistoia e Prato, Italy
19 May43.3SelectedNicolas SévinCoadjutor Bishop of Cahors, FranceBishop
21 May31.3Ordained PriestAlexander Dunbar Winchester (Winster)PriestPrefect Emeritus of Scotland, Great Britain
29 May61.4AppointedJuan Francisco Arnaldo IsasiBishop of Puerto Rico (Porto Rico)
44.6AppointedMichele Beggiami (Beggiamo)Bishop of Mondovi, ItalyArchbishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
59.4AppointedSebastiano GentiliBishop of Terni, ItalyBishop Emeritus
80.4ConfirmedLorenzo Horta RodríguezBishop of Yucatán (Mérida), México
46.1ConfirmedJuan Lozano, O.S.A. †Bishop of Mazara del Vallo, ItalyBishop of Plasencia, Spain
48.4ResignedFrancesco Angelo RapaccioliBishop of Terni, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
JunBornGiacomo Falconetti, O.P. †SenenBishop of Grosseto, Italy
17 JunAppointedGiovanni Battista BarducciBishop of San Miniato, Italy
23 Jun39.1AppointedGiovanni DelfinoCoadjutor Patriarch of Aquileia, ItalyCardinal, Patriarch
39.1AppointedGiovanni DelfinoTitular Archbishop of ThagasteCardinal, Patriarch of Aquileia, Italy
24 Jun44.7Ordained BishopMichele Beggiami (Beggiamo)Bishop of Mondovi, ItalyArchbishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
38.7Ordained BishopLothar Friedrich von Metternich-BurscheidBishop of Speyer, GermanyArchbishop of Mainz, Germany
25 Jun53.4Ordained BishopDiego Antonio Francés de Urrutigoyti y LermaBishop of Barbastro, SpainBishop of Tarazona, Spain
26 Jun58.4AppointedTommaso Carpegna, C.R. †Bishop of Rimini, Italy
AppointedRaimondo CastelliBishop of Narni, Italy
47.4AppointedDiego Escolano y LedesmaBishop of Mallorca, SpainArchbishop of Granada, Spain
38.4AppointedLouis de Fortia-MontréalCoadjutor Bishop of Carpentras, FranceBishop
56.4ConfirmedGaspare LitagoArchbishop of Sassari, Italy
58.4ConfirmedLouis de Nogaret de La ValetteBishop of Carcassonne, France
62.7AppointedAngelo PineriBishop of Marsico Nuovo, Italy
53.4AppointedFederico SforzaCardinal-Priest of Santi Silvestro e Martino ai MontiCardinal, Bishop of Tivoli, Italy
53.4ResignedFederico SforzaBishop of Rimini, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Tivoli, Italy
AppointedGiacomo VianoliTitular Bishop of FamagustaBishop of Torcello (Turris), Italy
27 JunDiedGiovanni Mihele de Curtis, O. Carm. †Bishop Emeritus of Syros (e Milos), Greece
29 JunOrdained BishopIgnace André AkhidjanBishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Syrian), SyriaPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
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