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The Year of Our Lord 1668

Bishop Events

January to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornFrançois Berger de MalissolesVienneBishop of Gap, France
ResignedGabriel de Beauvau de RivarennesBishop of Nantes, FranceBishop Emeritus
63.0ResignedLeonardus BondumeriusArchbishop of Split (Spalato), CroatiaArchbishop Emeritus
DiedBernardino de Cárdenas Ponce, O.F.M. †Bishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
19.0InstalledSigismondo ChigiCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in DomnicaCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Giorgio in Velabro
DiedVasco Jacinto de Contreras y ValverdeBishop of Ayacucho o Huamanga (Guamanga), Peru
27.0Ordained PriestJuan Durán, O. de M. †Priest of Order of Our Lady of MercyAuxiliary Bishop of Cebu, Philippines
BornLouis Frétat de BoissieuAuvergneBishop of Saint-Brieuc, France
64.0AppointedNicolas FranchAuxiliary Bishop of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, BelgiumBishop of Ferns, Ireland
55.0ResignedCarlo GualterioArchbishop of Fermo, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
BornPaul-Robert Hertault de BeaufortPineroloBishop of Lectoure, France
BornCarolus Ludovicus Hugo, O. Praem. †VirdunenTitular Bishop of Ptolemais in Phoenicia
29.0Ordained PriestAndras József IllyésPriestBishop of Transilvania, Erdély, Siebenbürgen, Romania
BornDiego Muñoz BaquerizoPintoBishop of Segorbe, Spain
Ordained PriestFrançois PerezPriestVicar Apostolic of Cochin {Cocincina}, Viet Nam
52.9Ordained PriestJohann Franz von Preysing-HohenaschauPriest of Salzburg, AustriaBishop of Chiemsee, Germany
BornDominico SienieńskiVilniusTitular Bishop of Maronea
26.6Ordained PriestJaroslav František Ignác von Sternberg (Šternberka)Priest of Praha {Prague}, Czech RepublicBishop of Litoměřice, Czech Republic
BornJean-Jacques Tessier de QuéralayChantenay, FranceVicar Apostolic of Siam, Thailand
BornJacinto Valledor FresnoOsmaBishop of Osma, Spain
DiedFrançois de VisdelouBishop of Saint-Pol-de-Léon, France
43.4Ordained BishopStephan WeinbergerTitular Bishop of DomitiopolisAuxiliary Bishop of Würzburg, Germany
43.0ResignedAlexander Dunbar Winchester (Winster)Prefect of Scotland, Great BritainPrefect Emeritus
4 Jan70.0DiedAntonio LupiBishop of Treviso, Italy
7 Jan71.0DiedAntonio MontecatinoBishop of Foligno, Italy
9 Jan51.0DiedCarlo PiscinaBishop of Saluzzo, Italy
46.2SelectedSigmund Alphons von ThunBishop of Trento, ItalyBishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
11 JanDiedEtienne de PugetBishop of Marseille, France
16 Jan54.8AppointedPayo Afán Enríquez de Rivera Manrique, O.S.A. †Bishop of Michoacán, MéxicoArchbishop Emeritus of México, Federal District
51.2ConfirmedGilles de La Baume le Blanc de la ValièreBishop of Nantes, FranceBishop Emeritus
42.0ConfirmedChristoph de Rojas y Spinola, O.F.M. †Bishop of Knin (Tinin), CroatiaBishop of Wiener Neustadt, Austria
22 JanBornOnofrio EliseiFulginatenBishop of Orvieto, Italy
BornEdme MonginBarovilleBishop of Bazas, France
74.0DiedGiovanni Battista Maria PallottaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
23 Jan64.1AppointedGiacinto Solaro di MorettaTitular Archbishop of Patrae (Veters)Bishop Emeritus of Mondovi, Italy
26 Jan38.1AppointedMelchor de Liñán y CisnerosBishop of Popayán, ColombiaArchbishop of Lima, Peru
27 Jan36.3SelectedToussaint de Forbin-JansonBishop of Marseille, FranceCardinal, Bishop of Beauvais, France
DiedAntonio Rodríguez CastañonBishop of Zamora, Spain
29 JanBornAntonio Laghi, O.F.M. †Castrocaro, ItalyVicar Apostolic of Shansi {Scian-Si} (Chan-Si), China
30 Jan51.1AppointedBonifazio Albani, C.R.S. †Archbishop of Split (Spalato), Croatia
46.1ConfirmedGuillaume de Boissonnade d’OrtyBishop of Bazas, France
75.8AppointedFrancesco Maria BrancaccioBishop of Frascati, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, Italy
75.8AppointedFrancesco Maria BrancaccioCardinal-Bishop of FrascatiCardinal, Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, Italy
54.5AppointedAlderano CiboCardinal-Priest of Santa PrassedeCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Jesi, Italy
62.1AppointedBaltasar de los Reyes, O.S.H. †Bishop of Orense, SpainBishop of Coria, Spain
64.1AppointedGiulio GabrielliCardinal-Bishop of SabinaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Ascoli Piceno, Italy
52.7AppointedVirginio Orsini, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Cardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in LucinaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
40.1InstalledGiacomo RospigliosiCardinal-Priest of San SistoCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santi Giovanni e Paolo
52.1AppointedDiego Sarmiento ValladaresBishop of Oviedo, SpainBishop Emeritus of Plasencia, Spain
FebBornClaude-Léonce-Octavien d’AntelmyForoiulienBishop of Grasse, France
BornGiuseppe GallianiMontis Auri SalernitanBishop of Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi e Bisaccia, Italy
2 FebBornVincenzo BichiSiena, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
16.3ProfessedFrancesco Parcic (Parchich), O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersBishop of Kotor (Cattaro), Montenegro
5 Feb36.1Ordained BishopIvan Smolianović (Szmolianovich)Bishop of Senj (-Modruš), Croatia
8 Feb39.1SelectedFrancisco de BorjaBishop of Córdoba (Tucumán), ArgentinaBishop of Trujillo, Peru
84.1DiedPierre ScarronBishop of Grenoble, France
11 Feb84.1DiedRené du Louët de CoetjunvalBishop of Quimper, France
13 Feb19.0ProfessedPietro Francesco (Vincenzo Maria) Orsini de Gravina, O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
18 Feb36.7SucceededFrançois de Coëtlogon-MéjusseaumeBishop of Quimper, France
68.4DiedGirolamo FarneseCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Sant’Agnese fuori le mura
41.1SelectedIstván SennyeyBishop of Veszprém, Hungary
19 Feb51.1Ordained BishopBonifazio Albani, C.R.S. †Archbishop of Split (Spalato), Croatia
31.1Ordained BishopCharles-François de Loménie de BrienneBishop of Coutances, France
24 FebDiedMarcantonio OddiBishop of Perugia, Italy
25 Feb50.7AppointedFederico Borromeo (Jr.)Apostolic Nuncio to SpainCardinal, Secretary of State
32.1Ordained PriestGiacinto Camillo MaradeiPriestBishop of Policastro, Italy
23.1Ordained PriestCarlo Giuseppe Morozzo, O. Cist. †Priest of Order of CisterciansBishop of Saluzzo, Italy
27 Feb59.2AppointedDiego Escolano y LedesmaArchbishop of Granada, Spain
44.2AppointedLucas Fernández de PiedrahitaBishop of Santa Marta, ColombiaBishop of Panamá
32.0AppointedBartolomeo GradenigoBishop of Treviso, ItalyBishop of Brescia, Italy
40.4AppointedGaleazzo MarescottiTitular Archbishop of CorinthusCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Tivoli, Italy
30.2ConfirmedArmand de Monchy d’HocquincourtBishop of Verdun, France
35.4AppointedOpizio PallaviciniTitular Archbishop of EphesusCardinal, Bishop of Osimo, Italy
57.1AppointedJuan de Sancto Mathía Sáenz de Mañozca y MurilloBishop of Santiago de Guatemala, Guatemala
28 Feb62.2AppointedDiego de Silva y Pacheco, O.S.B. †Bishop of Guadix, SpainBishop of Astorga, Spain
Mar42.5ResignedFederico Baldeschi (Ubaldi) ColonnaApostolic Nuncio to SwitzerlandCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Council
36.3Ordained PriestLeopold Karl von Kollonitsch LipótPriest of Nitra, SlovakiaCardinal, Archbishop of Esztergom, Hungary
53.0AppointedAntonio Pignatelli del RastrelloApostolic Nuncio to AustriaPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
DiedJán Salix, O. Cist. †Bishop of Pécs, Hungary
4 Mar40.4Ordained BishopGaleazzo MarescottiTitular Archbishop of CorinthusCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Tivoli, Italy
5 MarBornCarlo Cornaccioli, O. Carm. †MelegnaniBishop of Bobbio, Italy
10 Mar40.4AppointedGaleazzo MarescottiApostolic Nuncio to PolandCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Tivoli, Italy
11 Mar40.3Ordained PriestBenedetto BartoloPriestBishop of Belcastro, Italy
42.2Ordained BishopChristoph de Rojas y Spinola, O.F.M. †Bishop of Knin (Tinin), CroatiaBishop of Wiener Neustadt, Austria
12 Mar34.2AppointedRodulphus AcquavivaTitular Bishop of Laodicea in Phrygia
44.9AppointedDecio Azzolini (Jr.)Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’EustachioCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
50.2AppointedRinaldo d’EsteCardinal-Priest of Santa PudenzianaCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina
64.2AppointedGiulio GabrielliAdministrator of Rieti, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Ascoli Piceno, Italy
55.2AppointedCarlo GualterioCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in CosmedinCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Fermo, Italy
52.0AppointedFriedrich von Hessen-Darmstadt, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Cardinal-Deacon of San Nicola in CarcereCardinal, Bishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
ConfirmedJean de WachtendonckArchbishop of Mechelen, Belgium
16 MarBornFrancisco Antonio Cepeda GuerreroCádizBishop of Segorbe, Spain
17 Mar25.7Ordained PriestSimão da GamaPriestArchbishop of Évora, Portugal
27.6Ordained PriestBartolomeo Riberi, O. de M. †Priest of Order of Our Lady of MercyBishop of Nicotera, Italy
19 MarDiedGiovanni ChecconiBishop of Pienza, Italy
24 MarDiedEsuperanzio RaffaelliBishop of Penne e Atri, Italy
27 MarBornCornelio BentivoglioFerrara, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Cecilia
31 Mar38.3Ordained PriestAntoine Le ComtePriestBishop of Grasse, France
AprBornGiuseppe Maria Positano, O.P. †NapoliArchbishop of Salerno, Italy
3 Apr34.3Ordained BishopRodulphus AcquavivaTitular Bishop of Laodicea in Phrygia
4 Apr41.3AppointedGianfrancesco Riccamonti, O.S.B. †Bishop of Cervia, Italy
9 Apr50.4InstalledLeopoldo de’ MediciCardinal-Deacon of Santi Cosma e DamianoCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Cosmedin
51.3AppointedTeodoro Gennaro, O.F.M. †Bishop of Krk (Veglia), Croatia
45.2AppointedNicola Lepori, O.P. †Bishop of Saluzzo, Italy
50.3AppointedJerónimo MascareñasBishop of Segovia, Spain
38.3AppointedAgostino PremoliBishop of Concordia (Sagittaria), Italy
40.6AppointedBernardino RocciTitular Archbishop of DamascusCardinal, Bishop of Orvieto, Italy
75.9AppointedJerónimo Rodríguez de Valderas, O. de M. †Bishop of Jaén, Spain
BornJoão de Sahagún, O.A.D. †Metras, PortugalBishop of São Tomé e Príncipe
13 Apr53.3SelectedGabriel-Philippe de Froullay de TesséBishop of Avranches, France
30.3SelectedMarc Mallier du HoussayBishop of Tarbes, France
15 Apr51.3Ordained BishopTeodoro Gennaro, O.F.M. †Bishop of Krk (Veglia), Croatia
45.2Ordained BishopNicola Lepori, O.P. †Bishop of Saluzzo, Italy
BornFrancesco MartinengoBresciaAuxiliary Bishop of Brescia, Italy
41.3Ordained BishopGianfrancesco Riccamonti, O.S.B. †Bishop of Cervia, Italy
20 Apr41.5ConfirmedFerdinand von FürstenbergCoadjutor Bishop of Münster, GermanyBishop of Paderborn, Germany
22 Apr38.3Ordained BishopAgostino PremoliBishop of Concordia (Sagittaria), Italy
40.7Ordained BishopBernardino RocciTitular Archbishop of DamascusCardinal, Bishop of Orvieto, Italy
BornGiovanni Paolo Torti Rogadei, O.S.B. †HospitalectiBishop of Avellino e Frigento, Italy
26 Apr24.3Ordained PriestCelestino Sfondrati, O.S.B. †Priest of Order of Saint BenedictCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Cecilia
28 Apr73.3SelectedÉtienne MoreauBishop of Arras, France
29 AprBornJosé PlatasChinchónAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
30 Apr33.5AppointedGiannotto GualterioArchbishop of Fermo, Italy
36.5ConfirmedLeopold Karl von Kollonitsch LipótBishop of Nitra, SlovakiaCardinal, Archbishop of Esztergom, Hungary
41.9AppointedAngelo Maria RanuzziTitular Archbishop of TamiathisCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
51.3AppointedPaolo Emilio RondininiCardinal-Priest of Sant’EusebioCardinal, Bishop of Assisi, Italy
1 MayBornFernando de FaroLisboaBishop of Elvas, Portugal
4 May60.3SelectedVicente Margarit de Biure, O.P. †Bishop of Perpignan-Elne, France
6 May62.3Ordained BishopBaltasar de los Reyes, O.S.H. †Bishop of Orense, SpainBishop of Coria, Spain
47.3AppointedMartin GeigerAuxiliary Bishop of Passau, Germany
47.3AppointedMartin GeigerTitular Bishop of LampsacusAuxiliary Bishop of Passau, Germany
33.5Ordained BishopGiannotto GualterioArchbishop of Fermo, Italy
62.3Ordained BishopDiego de Silva y Pacheco, O.S.B. †Bishop of Guadix, SpainBishop of Astorga, Spain
7 May42.7AppointedFederico Baldeschi (Ubaldi) ColonnaSecretary of the Congregation for Propagation of the FaithCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Council
13 May72.4Ordained BishopMiguel de Cárdenas, O. Carm. †Bishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain
60.4ResignedDiego Riquelme y QuirósBishop of Plasencia, SpainBishop Emeritus
14 May68.4AppointedTommaso Acquaviva d’Aragona, O.P. †Bishop of Bitonto, Italy
60.4AppointedMatteo Avanisensis, O.P. †Archbishop of Nachitschewan (Naxivan, Nakhtchevan, Nakhchivan), Armenia
32.4AppointedLeonardo BalsariniCoadjutor Bishop of Chios (Scio), GreeceBishop Emeritus
32.4AppointedLeonardo BalsariniTitular Bishop of Philadelphia in ArabiaBishop Emeritus of Chios (Scio), Greece
68.4AppointedAngelo CelsiCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Angelo in PescheriaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Council
61.4ResignedAlessandro Crescenzi, C.R.S. †Bishop of Bitonto, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Recanati e Loreto, Italy
49.4AppointedAntonio del Buffalo, O.F.M. †Bishop of Gallipoli, ItalyTitular Bishop of Temnus
AppointedLuis Alfonso de Los CamerosArchbishop of Valencia, Spain
57.2AppointedFrancisco de Rois y Mendoza, O. Cist. †Bishop of Badajoz, SpainArchbishop of Granada, Spain
50.4AppointedFrancesco SantaggiBishop of Santorini {Thira}, Greece
51.4AppointedGiuseppe SpinucciBishop of Penne e Atri, Italy
18 MayBornAlessandro Felice Mercanti, O.P. †FontanellatoArchbishop of Nachitschewan (Naxivan, Nakhtchevan, Nakhchivan), Armenia
24 May60.4Ordained BishopMatteo Avanisensis, O.P. †Archbishop of Nachitschewan (Naxivan, Nakhtchevan, Nakhchivan), Armenia
26 May57.2Ordained PriestGiacomo BuoniPriestBishop of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
23.4Ordained PriestPietro Cavalcante, C.R. †Priest of Congregation of Clerics RegularBishop of Pozzuoli, Italy
24.1Ordained PriestMarquard Rudolf von RodtPriest of Konstanz {Constance}, GermanyBishop
27 May51.5Ordained BishopGilles de La Baume le Blanc de la ValièreBishop of Nantes, FranceBishop Emeritus
52.4Ordained BishopDiego Sarmiento ValladaresBishop of Oviedo, SpainBishop Emeritus of Plasencia, Spain
JunBornGiovanni Battista Orsi, C.O. †ForlìBishop Emeritus of Cesena, Italy
1 JunDiedCharles-Louis de LorraineBishop of Condom, France
51.5DiedGuidobald von ThunCardinal, Archbishop of Salzburg, Austria
9 Jun36.4AppointedAmbrosio Ignacio Spínola y GuzmánArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, SpainArchbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
10 Jun49.7SelectedMatthäus Ferdinand Sobek von Bilenberg, O.S.B. †Archbishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
11 Jun61.4ConfirmedMartin Borković, O.S.P.P.E. †Bishop of Zagreb (Agram), Croatia
50.4AppointedCristóbal de Castilla y ZamoraBishop of Ayacucho o Huamanga (Guamanga), PeruArchbishop of La Plata o Charcas, Bolivia
57.6AppointedAlexander DirreAuxiliary Bishop of Olomouc (Olmütz), Czech Republic
57.6AppointedAlexander DirreTitular Bishop of Nicopolis in ArmeniaAuxiliary Bishop of Olomouc (Olmütz), Czech Republic
AppointedJosé Ninot y BarderaBishop of Lérida, Spain
13 Jun57.4InstalledJuan de Sancto Mathía Sáenz de Mañozca y MurilloBishop of Santiago de Guatemala, Guatemala
16 JunAppointedCasimirus Damokos, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Coronea
25.8SelectedJohann Friedrich von WaldsteinBishop of Hradec Králové, Czech RepublicArchbishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
18 Jun40.5SelectedCharles Brulart de GenlisArchbishop of Embrun, France
24 Jun32.5Ordained BishopLeonardo BalsariniTitular Bishop of Philadelphia in ArabiaBishop Emeritus of Chios (Scio), Greece
42.1Ordained BishopAngelo Maria RanuzziTitular Archbishop of TamiathisCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
25 Jun59.5SelectedGeorges d’Aubusson de la FeuilladeArchbishop (Personal Title) of Metz, FranceBishop
DiedJean de WachtendonckArchbishop of Mechelen, Belgium
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