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The Year of Our Lord 1778

Bishop Events

January to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown61.7DiedGaspare BarlettaBishop of Venosa, Italy
42.0AppointedAlexandre-Joseph-Alexis de Bruyère de ChalabreBishop of Saint-Omer, FranceBishop Emeritus
62.8DiedGiuseppe CacaceBishop of Monopoli, Italy
17.4ProfessedRoque José Carpegna Díaz, O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersVicar Apostolic of Fo-Kien, China
21.7ProfessedJean-Louis Florens, M.E.P. †Member of La Société des Missions EtrangèresCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Se-Ciuen (Setchoan), China
DiedEugene GeogheganCoadjutor Bishop of Meath, Ireland
BornFrancesco Iovinelli, C.M. †Pomigliano d'AtellaBishop of Bovino, Italy
DiedBasile JelghafArchbishop of Beirut {Bairut} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
BornJosé María MendizábalArchbishop of La Plata o Charcas, Bolivia
81.0DiedAdam Wojna OranskiAuxiliary Bishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), Ukraine
BornTomás de Portes e InfanteSanto DomingoArchbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
63.0Ordained BishopJosé Antonio Umeres de Miranda (Humeres)Bishop of Panamá
72.3DiedJoannes Wenceslaus von FreyenfelsAuxiliary Bishop of Olomouc, Czech Republic
74.7DiedGiovan Filippo Leonardo Vitetti (Vitetta)Bishop of Castellaneta, Italy
68.0DiedStanislaus WykowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Przemyśl, Poland
BornJosafat ZarskyjBishop of Pińsk-Turow (Ukrainian), Belarus
Jan80.7DiedGaspar NegriBishop of Poreč (Parenzo), Croatia
1 JanBornFerdinand CorbiNapoliTitular Bishop of Ionopolis
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 Jan69.7DiedJan Dominik ŁopacińskiBishop of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), Lithuania
14 Jan54.4ResignedFrançois-Gaspard de Jouffroy de GonssansBishop of Gap, FranceBishop of Le Mans, France
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 Jan34.0Ordained BishopLouis-Apolinaire de La Tour du Pin-MontaubanBishop of Nancy, FranceBishop of Troyes, France
28 JanAppointedGherardo Cortenovis, B. †Vicar Apostolic of Ava e Pegù, Myanmar
AppointedGherardo Cortenovis, B. †Titular Bishop of Sozopolis in PisidiaVicar Apostolic of Ava e Pegù, Myanmar
29 Jan43.1AppointedManuel Obellar, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Eastern Tonking {Tonkino Orientale}, Viet Nam
43.1AppointedManuel 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 FebDiedFelicjan Filip Wołodkowicz (Volodkovyc)Archbishop of Kyiv-Halyč {Kiev} (Ruthenian), Ukraine
3 FebBornAlessandro GiustinianiGenoa, ItalyCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
8 Feb63.0DiedAdam DwerditschAuxiliary Bishop of Wien, 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
15 Feb23.1Ordained PriestPaolo BartoliPriestBishop of Città di Castello, Italy
56.6Ordained BishopFerdynand Onufry KickiTitular Bishop of TargaArchbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
16 Feb63.4DiedGiuseppe de RossiArchbishop of Brindisi, Italy
22 FebBornMichele Basilio Clari (Clary), O.S.B.I. †RomaArchbishop of Bari (-Canosa), Italy
1 Mar53.6AppointedCayetano Adsor ParedesTitular Archbishop of SelymbriaPatriarch of West Indies, Spain
50.0Ordained PriestAlfonso AiroldiPriestPrelate of Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
73.5DiedAnton Ludovico Antinori, C.O. †Archbishop Emeritus of Acerenza e Matera, Italy
6 Mar71.3DiedFrancisco Pallás y Faro, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Fo-Kien, China
14 Mar22.1Ordained DeaconAntón MákayDeaconBishop of Veszprém, Hungary
45.3DiedFrancesco Luserna Rorengo di RoràArchbishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
19 Mar23.5Ordained PriestSilvester BubanovichPriestBishop of Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), Croatia
21 Mar65.6DiedJuan Lorenzo Irigoyen DutariBishop of Pamplona, Spain
25 Mar53.7SelectedJacques-Thomas Astesan, O.P. †Archbishop of Oristano, Italy
57.2DiedFrancesco Ignazio GuisoBishop of Ampurias e Civita, Italy
26 MarBornFrancesco Xavier GargiuloNapoliTitular Bishop of Thyatira
28 Mar78.2DiedDaniel O’ReillyBishop of Clogher, Ireland
39.2SucceededHugh O’ReillyBishop of Clogher, Ireland
30 Mar33.5AppointedGiuseppe CapecelatroArchbishop of Taranto, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
48.8ConfirmedAntonín Theodor Colloredo von Wallsee und MelsCardinal, Archbishop of Olomouc, Czech Republic
50.7AppointedJean-Marie Cuchot d’HerbainAuxiliary Bishop of Trier, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
50.7AppointedJean-Marie Cuchot d’HerbainTitular Bishop of AscalonAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Trier, Germany
63.3AppointedFrancisco Javier Delgado BenegasCardinal, Patriarch of West Indies, Spain
48.2AppointedJan Stefan GiedroyćBishop of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), Lithuania
56.2InstalledAndrea Gioannetti, O.S.B. †Cardinal-Priest of Santa PudenzianaCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
41.3ConfirmedLouis-André de GrimaldiBishop of Noyon, FranceBishop Emeritus
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
38.3AppointedLouis-Hector-Honoré-Maxime de SabranBishop of Laon, France
67.4AppointedAnton Maria Martin von StegnerAuxiliary Bishop of Wien, Austria
67.4AppointedAnton Maria Martin von StegnerTitular Bishop of CorycusAuxiliary Bishop of Wien, Austria
52.5InstalledLuigi Valenti GonzagaCardinal-Priest of Sant’Agnese fuori le muraCardinal, Librarian of the Vatican Library
AprDiedEmanuello Rao-TorresPrelate of Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
1 Apr55.4SelectedGiuseppe Maria Langosco-StroppianaBishop of Alba (Pompea), Italy
3 Apr56.2SelectedLorenzo PotenzaBishop of Ariano, ItalyBishop of Sarno, Italy
4 Apr24.3Ordained PriestAndrea LucibelloPriestBishop Emeritus of Aquino, Sora, e Pontecorvo, Italy
5 Apr23.9Ordained DeaconFlórián KovácsDeaconBishop of Satu Mare {Szatmár}, Romania
8 Apr38.5Ordained PriestIoan (Janos) Bob (Babb)PriestBishop of Făgăraş (Romanian), Romania
10 AprAppointedJohn ButlerBishop of Limerick, IrelandFormer Bishop-Elect
12 Apr33.5Ordained BishopGiuseppe CapecelatroArchbishop of Taranto, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
18 Apr23.9Ordained PriestFlórián KovácsPriestBishop of Satu Mare {Szatmár}, Romania
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 AprSelectedYouhanan VIII HormezPatriarch of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
BornManuel Vicuña LarraínSantiagoArchbishop of Santiago de Chile
21 Apr36.2SelectedCharles de La Font de SavinesBishop of Viviers (Aps), FranceBishop Emeritus
22 Apr73.1DiedGuglelmo CamaldariArchbishop of Rossano, Italy
26 Apr27.8Ordained PriestErnst Maria Ferdinand von Bissingen-NieppenburgPriest of Konstanz {Constance}, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
44.5Ordained BishopFrançois-Camille de Duranti de LironcourtTitular Bishop of Bethleem
38.4Ordained BishopLouis-Hector-Honoré-Maxime de SabranBishop of Laon, France
1 May54.3SelectedManuel Tavares Coutinho da SilvaBishop of Portalegre, Portugal
3 May36.7Ordained DeaconJosé da Costa e TorresDeaconArchbishop of Braga, Portugal
34.4Ordained BishopJean-Baptiste-Marie de Maillé de la Tour-LandryBishop of Gap, FranceBishop of Rennes, France
67.5Ordained BishopAnton Maria Martin von StegnerTitular Bishop of CorycusAuxiliary Bishop of Wien, Austria
5 May63.3DiedScipione Ardoino Alcontres, C.R. †Archbishop of Messina, Italy
7 MaySucceededAndrew DonnellanBishop of Clonfert, Ireland
DiedPeter O’DonnellanBishop of Clonfert, Ireland
9 MayBornAntonio GiuricoVegliaBishop of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Croatia
10 May52.6Ordained BishopPedro Rubio-Benedicto HerreroBishop of Mallorca, SpainBishop of Jaén, Spain
11 May77.1DiedArmand Bazin de BezonsBishop of Carcassonne, France
17 May48.9Ordained BishopAntonín Theodor Colloredo von Wallsee und MelsCardinal, Archbishop of Olomouc, Czech Republic
72.9ResignedPietro Di GennaroBishop of Cava (de’ Tirreni), ItalyBishop Emeritus
19 MayBornJosé Gómez y Navas, T.O.R. †AntequeraBishop of Málaga, Spain
22 MayBornJoaquín Abarca BlaqueHuescaBishop of León, Spain
23 May69.8DiedHeinrich Joseph von NitschkeAuxiliary Bishop of Bamberg, Germany
24 May64.4DiedGovaart-Geeraard van EerselBishop of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, Belgium
28 May67.5DiedAnton Maria Martin von StegnerAuxiliary Bishop of Wien, Austria
29 May52.9DiedDiego GenovesiBishop of Squillace, Italy
65.4ResignedJoseph Rolin de Morel de MonsBishop of Viviers (Aps), FranceBishop Emeritus
31 May50.8Ordained BishopJean-Marie Cuchot d’HerbainTitular Bishop of AscalonAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Trier, Germany
Jun49.5DiedGiacinto Amedeo VagnoneBishop Emeritus of Alba (Pompea), Italy
80.6DiedPietro Antonio ZuccariBishop of Krk (Veglia), Croatia
1 Jun53.9ConfirmedJacques-Thomas Astesan, O.P. †Archbishop of Oristano, Italy
51.3Elevated to CardinalJózsef BatthyányCardinal, Archbishop of Esztergom, Hungary
53.8AppointedLothar Breidbach zu Bürresheim, O.S.B. †Auxiliary Bishop of Fulda, Germany
53.8AppointedLothar Breidbach zu Bürresheim, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of IerichusAuxiliary Bishop of Fulda, Germany
52.1AppointedGiambattista Ettore Caracciolo, C.R. †Archbishop of Bari (-Canosa), Italy
57.9Elevated to CardinalGiovanni CornaroCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Cesareo in Palatio
63.5Elevated to CardinalFrancisco Javier Delgado BenegasCardinal, Patriarch of West Indies, Spain
53.6AppointedIgnatius DłuskiAuxiliary Bishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), Ukraine
53.6AppointedIgnatius DłuskiTitular Bishop of HebronAuxiliary Bishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), Ukraine
54.0Elevated to CardinalCarlo Giuseppe Filippa della MartinianaCardinal, Bishop of Vercelli, Italy
41.8AppointedCayetano Francos y MonroyArchbishop of Guatemala
51.7Elevated to CardinalJoannes-Henricus von FrankenbergCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Mechelen, Belgium
59.8Elevated to CardinalTommaso Maria GhiliniCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria sopra Minerva
56.3Elevated to CardinalRomoaldo GuidiCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Giorgio in Velabro
54.8AppointedFrançois-Gaspard de Jouffroy de GonssansBishop of Le Mans, France
65.7Elevated to CardinalDominique de La RochefoucauldCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
36.3ConfirmedCharles de La Font de SavinesBishop of Viviers (Aps), FranceBishop Emeritus
41.4AppointedBaltazar Jaime Martínez de CompañónBishop of Trujillo, PeruArchbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada, Colombia
44.7AppointedVittorio Filippo Melano di Portula, O.P. †Archbishop of Cagliari, ItalyBishop of Novara, Italy
71.2AppointedNicola Molinari, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Ravello e Scala, ItalyBishop of Bovino, Italy
48.5AppointedFrancesco PolesiniBishop of Poreč (Parenzo), Croatia
56.4ConfirmedLorenzo PotenzaBishop of Ariano, ItalyBishop of Sarno, Italy
43.7Elevated to CardinalLouis-René-Edouard de Rohan-GuéménéeCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Strasbourg, France
36.2AppointedBenedetto Solari, O.P. †Bishop of Noli, Italy
65.5Elevated to CardinalFernando de Sousa e SilvaCardinal, Patriarch of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
40.9AppointedAugust Franz von Strauß (Strauss)Auxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
40.9AppointedAugust Franz von Strauß (Strauss)Titular Bishop of SamariaAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
43.4AppointedFrançois-Philippe Taboureau, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of Cydonia (Agia, Canea)
65.7AppointedMichele TafuriBishop of Cava (de’ Tirreni), Italy
7 Jun52.1Ordained BishopGiambattista Ettore Caracciolo, C.R. †Archbishop of Bari (-Canosa), Italy
71.2Ordained BishopNicola Molinari, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Ravello e Scala, ItalyBishop of Bovino, Italy
56.4Ordained BishopLorenzo PotenzaBishop of Ariano, ItalyBishop of Sarno, Italy
36.2Ordained BishopBenedetto Solari, O.P. †Bishop of Noli, Italy
8 Jun74.3DiedFilippo MornatiBishop of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
23.1Ordained DeaconSamuel Cyryl StefanowiczDeacon of Lviv (Armenian), UkraineArchbishop
13 Jun23.1Ordained PriestStephanus d’EliaPriestTitular Bishop of Dorylaëum
23.2Ordained PriestAlessandro Maria PaganiPriestBishop of Lodi, Italy
14 Jun78.7DiedMichele Maria Capece Galeota, C.R. †Archbishop of Capua, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
37.6SelectedJean-Auguste de Chastenet de PuységurBishop of Carcassonne, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Bourges, France
19 Jun24.1Ordained PriestMichele SanseverinoPriestBishop of Gaeta, Italy
21 Jun36.9Ordained PriestJosé da Costa e TorresPriestArchbishop of Braga, Portugal
44.7Ordained BishopVittorio Filippo Melano di Portula, O.P. †Archbishop of Cagliari, ItalyBishop of Novara, Italy
25 JunAppointedGaetano Mantegazza, B. †Titular Bishop of Maximianopolis in Palaestina
27 Jun27.1Ordained PriestAndrés Quintian Ponte de AndradePriest of Concepción, ChileBishop of Cuenca, Ecuador
29 Jun53.9Ordained BishopLothar Breidbach zu Bürresheim, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of IerichusAuxiliary Bishop of Fulda, Germany
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