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The Year of Our Lord 1778

Bishop Events

January to April


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown61.7DiedGaspare BarlettaBishop of Venosa, Italy
48.6Ordained BishopFabijan BlaskovićBishop of Makarska, Croatia
62.7DiedGiuseppe CacaceBishop of Monopoli, Italy
17.3ProfessedRoque José Carpegna Díaz, O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersVicar Apostolic of Fo-Kien, China
48.5Ordained BishopJosé Díaz de Lamadrid, O.F.M. Obs. †Bishop of Cartagena, ColombiaBishop of Quito, Ecuador
21.7ProfessedJean-Louis Florens, M.E.P. †Member of La Société des Missions EtrangèresCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Se-Ciuen (Setchoan), China
DiedBasile JelghafArchbishop of Beirut {Bairut} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
52.0DiedJosyf LepkovskyjBishop of Smoleńsk (Ukrainian), Poland
BornTomás de Portes e InfanteSanto DomingoArchbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
36.0AppointedIgnace IV Sarrouf, B.C. †Archbishop of Beirut {Bairut} (Melkite Greek), LebanonPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), Syria
63.0Ordained BishopJosé Antonio Humeres y MirandaBishop of Panamá
74.6DiedGiovan Filippo Leonardo VitettaBishop of Castellaneta, Italy
BornJosafat ZarskyjAuxiliary Bishop of Žyrovyci (Ukrainian), Lithuania
Jan80.6DiedGaspar NegriBishop of Poreč (Parenzo), Croatia
1 JanBornFerdinand CorbiNapoliAuxiliary Bishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
BornPierre de GlorySaint-Amans-Valtoret, FranceTitular Bishop of Macri
3 JanBornAntoni Melchior FijałkowskiPszczewArchbishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
4 Jan41.2Ordained BishopJoseph-Anne-Luc (Falcombelle) de Ponte d’AlbaretBishop of Sarlat, France
BornPaolo PolidoriIesi, ItalyCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Council
11 Jan69.6DiedJan Dominik ŁopacińskiBishop of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), Lithuania
18 Jan62.9Ordained BishopJuan Ignacio de la RochaBishop of Michoacán, México
23 JanBornGennaro PascaNapoliBishop Emeritus of Nola, Italy
24 JanDiedDaniel O’KearneyBishop of Limerick, Ireland
25 Jan37.0Ordained BishopLouis-Apolinaire de La Tour du Pin-MontaubanBishop of Nancy, FranceBishop of Troyes, France
28 Jan48.2AppointedGherardo Cortenovis, B. †Vicar Apostolic of Ava e Pegù, Myanmar
48.2AppointedGherardo Cortenovis, B. †Titular Bishop of Sozopolis in PisidiaVicar Apostolic of Ava e Pegù, Myanmar
29 Jan43.0AppointedManuel Obellar, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Eastern Tonking {Tonkino Orientale}, Viet Nam
43.0AppointedManuel Obellar, O.P. †Titular Bishop of RuspaeVicar Apostolic of Eastern Tonking {Tonkino Orientale}, Viet Nam
30 JanBornAngelo-Andrea ZottoliAcernoAuxiliary Bishop of Salerno (-Acerno), Italy
1 Feb54.0SucceededAntoni Młodowski, O.S.B.M. †Bishop of Volodymyr (Włodzimierz) et Brėst (Ukrainian)
60.4SucceededLev Šzeptycki (Czeptytski)Archbishop of Kyiv-Halyč {Kiev} (Ukrainian), Ukraine
80.0DiedFelicjan Filip Wołodkowicz (Volodkovyc)Archbishop of Kyiv-Halyč {Kiev} (Ukrainian), Ukraine
3 FebBornAlessandro GiustinianiGenoa, ItalyCardinal, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Portugal
4 Feb81.0DiedAdam Wojna OrańskiAuxiliary Bishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), Ukraine
8 Feb63.0DiedAdam Dwertitsch (Dvertisch)Auxiliary Bishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
53.1DiedErmenold Piesport, O.S.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Fulda, Germany
9 Feb50.5DiedPedro Ángel de Espiñeira, O.F.M. †Bishop of Concepción, Chile
14 Feb48.0SelectedJan Stefan GiedroyćBishop of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), Lithuania
46.9SelectedAntoni Maciej SierakowskiBishop of Inflanty (Livonia)-Pilten, Poland
15 Feb23.0Ordained PriestPaolo BartoliPriestBishop of Città di Castello, Italy
56.6Ordained BishopFerdynand Onufry KickiTitular Bishop of TargaArchbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
16 Feb63.3DiedGiuseppe de RossiArchbishop of Brindisi, Italy
22 FebBornMichele Basilio Clari (Clary), O.S.B.I. †RomaArchbishop of Bari (-Canosa), Italy
24 Feb49.9Ordained DeaconAlfonso AiroldiDeaconPrelate of Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
1 Mar50.0Ordained PriestAlfonso AiroldiPriestPrelate of Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
73.5DiedAnton Ludovico Antinori, C.O. †Archbishop Emeritus of Acerenza e Matera, Italy
6 Mar71.2DiedFrancisco Pallás y Faro, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Fo-Kien, China
7 MarAppointedJuan a Santa Margarita, O.C.D. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Malabar, IndiaVicar Apostolic
AppointedJuan a Santa Margarita, O.C.D. †Titular Bishop of Claudiopolis in IsauriaVicar Apostolic of Malabar, India
11 Mar33.4SelectedGiuseppe CapecelatroArchbishop of Taranto, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
14 Mar22.0Ordained DeaconAntón MákayDeaconBishop of Veszprém, Hungary
45.3DiedFrancesco Lucerna Rorengo di RoràArchbishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
15 Mar23.4Ordained DeaconSilvester Bubanovich, O.S.B.M. †Deacon of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Bishop of Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), Croatia
19 Mar23.4Ordained PriestSilvester Bubanovich, O.S.B.M. †Priest of Basilian Order of Saint Josaphat (Order of St. Basil the Great)Bishop of Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), Croatia
21 Mar65.5DiedJuan Lorenzo Irigoyen DutariBishop of Pamplona, Spain
25 Mar53.7SelectedJacques-Thomas Astesan, O.P. †Archbishop of Oristano, Italy
57.1DiedFrancesco Ignazio GuisoBishop of Ampurias e Civita, Italy
44.4SelectedVittorio Filippo Melano di Portula, O.P. †Archbishop of Cagliari, ItalyBishop of Novara, Italy
26 MarBornFrancesco Saverio GargiuloNapoli, ItalyTitular Bishop of Thyatira
28 Mar54.6ResignedFrançois-Gaspard de Jouffroy de GonssansBishop of Gap, FranceBishop of Le Mans, France
30 Mar33.5ConfirmedGiuseppe CapecelatroArchbishop of Taranto, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
48.7ConfirmedAntonín Theodor Colloredo von Wallsee und MelsCardinal, Archbishop of Olomouc, Czech Republic
50.6AppointedJean-Marie Cuchot d’HerbainAuxiliary Bishop of Trier, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
50.6AppointedJean-Marie Cuchot d’HerbainTitular Bishop of AscalonAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Trier, Germany
63.2AppointedFrancisco Javier Delgado y VenegasCardinal, Patriarch of West Indies, Spain
44.4ConfirmedFrançois-Camille de Duranti de LironcourtTitular Bishop of Bethleem
59.7AppointedHyacinthe-Sigismond Gerdil, B. †Cardinal-Priest of San Giovanni a Porta LatinaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
48.1ConfirmedJan Stefan GiedroyćBishop of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), Lithuania
56.2InstalledAndrea Gioannetti, O.S.B. †Cardinal-Priest of Santa PudenzianaCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
41.2ConfirmedLouis-André de GrimaldiBishop of Noyon, France
34.3ConfirmedJean-Baptiste-Marie de Maillé de la Tour-LandryBishop of Gap, FranceBishop of Rennes, France
52.5AppointedPedro Rubio-Benedicto HerreroBishop of Mallorca, SpainBishop of Jaén, Spain
38.3ConfirmedLouis-Hector-Honoré-Maxime de SabranBishop of Laon, France
67.3AppointedAnton Maria Martin von StegnerAuxiliary Bishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
67.3AppointedAnton Maria Martin von StegnerTitular Bishop of CorycusAuxiliary Bishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
52.4InstalledLuigi Valenti GonzagaCardinal-Priest of Sant’Agnese fuori le muraCardinal, Librarian of the Vatican Library
1 Apr32.4SelectedGiuseppe Francesco Maria Ferraris da GenolaBishop of Susa, ItalyBishop of Saluzzo, Italy
55.4SelectedGiuseppe Maria Langosco-StroppianaBishop of Alba (Pompea), Italy
2 AprBornMaximos Givaid (Jouwed)Girgette, EgyptTitular Patriarch of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt
3 Apr56.2SelectedLorenzo PotenzaBishop of Ariano, ItalyBishop of Sarno, Italy
4 Apr24.2Ordained PriestAndrea LucibelloPriestBishop Emeritus of Aquino, Sora, e Pontecorvo, Italy
5 Apr23.9Ordained DeaconFlórián KovácsDeaconBishop of Satu Mare {Szatmár}, Romania
8 Apr38.4Ordained PriestIoan (Janos) Bob (Babb)PriestBishop of Făgăraş (Romanian), Romania
10 Apr50.6AppointedJohn Butler, S.J. †Bishop of Limerick, IrelandFormer Bishop-Elect
12 Apr33.5Ordained BishopGiuseppe CapecelatroArchbishop of Taranto, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
14 AprDiedEmanuello Rao-TorresPrelate of Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
18 Apr23.9Ordained PriestFlórián KovácsPriestBishop of Satu Mare {Szatmár}, Romania
78.2DiedStanislaus WykowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Przemyśl, Poland
19 AprBornAttilio FiascainiPratoBishop of Arezzo, Italy
57.4Ordained BishopSebastián Malvar y Pinto, O.F.M. †Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaArchbishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
20 Apr18.3SelectedYouhanan VIII HormezPatriarch of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
BornManuel Vicuña LarraínSantiagoArchbishop of Santiago de Chile
21 Apr36.1SelectedCharles de La Font de SavinesBishop of Viviers (Aps), FranceBishop Emeritus
22 Apr73.0DiedGuglelmo CamaldariArchbishop of Rossano, Italy
26 Apr27.7Ordained PriestErnst Maria Ferdinand von Bissingen-NieppenburgPriest of Konstanz {Constance}, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
44.5Ordained BishopFrançois-Camille de Duranti de LironcourtTitular Bishop of Bethleem
38.3Ordained BishopLouis-Hector-Honoré-Maxime de SabranBishop of Laon, France
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