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The Year of Our Lord 1779

Bishop Events

January to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornJosé María EstévezBishop of Santa Marta, Colombia
BornWilliam Fraser (Frazer)Craskie in Glencannish, Great BritainBishop of Arichat, Nova Scotia, Canada
63.6AppointedJason Junosza SmogorževskyAdministrator of Kyiv-Halyč {Kiev} (Ukrainian), UkraineArchbishop
25.0Ordained PriestPatrick Lambert, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Newfoundland, Canada
BornBasilius LópezRecoletaBishop of Paraguay
17.9ProfessedPolikarp Antoni Augustyn Marciejewski, O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersAuxiliary Bishop of Sejny o Sejna o Augustów, Poland
BornPatrick MacNicholasBishop of Achonry, Ireland
68.5DiedJuan José Priego y Caro, O.P. †Bishop of Paraguay
DiedDomenico di Valdagno, O.F.M. Ref. †Vicar Apostolic of Izmir (Smirne), Turkey
1 Jan24.1Ordained PriestGregor Tarkovic (Tárkovits)Priest of Mukachevo (Munkács) (Ruthenian), UkraineBishop of Prešov (Prjašev) (Slovakian), Slovakia
7 JanBornJudas José Romo y GamboaCañizarCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
9 Jan66.4DiedAndrea RattiTitular Archbishop of Hadrianopolis in Haemimonto
10 Jan43.3Ordained BishopLaurent-Michel Eon de CélyBishop of Apt, FranceBishop Emeritus
23.0Ordained PriestPietro MolaPriestBishop of Bergamo, Italy
11 Jan51.4ResignedJohn Butler, S.J. †Bishop-Elect of Limerick, IrelandFormer Bishop-Elect
17 JanBornLorenzo PariginiCol della NoceBishop of Urbania e Sant’Angelo in Vado, Italy
77.8DiedKazimierz RokitnickiAuxiliary Bishop of Płock, Poland
Feb60.6AppointedHyacinthe-Sigismond Gerdil, B. †Prefect of the Congregation of the IndexCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
2 Feb67.5DiedAntonio LeliAuxiliary Bishop of Sabina, Italy
47.8Ordained BishopAntoni Maciej SierakowskiBishop of Inflanty (Livonia)-Pilten, Poland
3 Feb51.7DiedMarco Giuseppe Cornaro (Corner)Bishop of Vicenza, Italy
67.0DiedJean-Louis de La Marthonie de CaussadeBishop of Meaux, France
8 FebBornJosé de Moura CoutinhoBastoBishop of Lamego, Portugal
71.1DiedAndrés Pérez Bermúdez, O.F.M. †Bishop of Jaca, Spain
9 Feb62.0DiedGiuseppe Francesco Maria della TorreBishop of Albenga, Italy
11 Feb71.2DiedGiuseppe Antonio PiperniBishop of Caiazzo, Italy
18 Feb29.9Ordained PriestGeorg Karl Ignaz von Fechenbach zu LaudenbachPriest of Mainz, GermanyBishop of Würzburg, Germany
71.0DiedAdam Friedrich von SeinsheimBishop of Würzburg, Germany
19 Feb47.2SelectedJózsef Ferenc Pierer, S.J. †Auxiliary Bishop of Győr (Raab), Hungary
20 Feb48.6ResignedJohann Nepomuk Augustin von Hornstein zu HohenstoffenAuxiliary Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
21 FebBornGiovanni Ferrini, O.F.M. Conv. †RecanataBishop Emeritus of Bagnoregio (Bagnorea), Italy
25 Feb57.1AppointedDenis ConwayBishop of Limerick, Ireland
27 Feb58.6Ordained PriestGiovanni CornaroPriestCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Cesareo in Palatio
23.0Ordained PriestAntón MákayPriestBishop of Veszprém, Hungary
28 Feb40.1Ordained BishopPatrick Joseph PlunkettBishop of Meath, Ireland
33.4SelectedCamille-Louis-Apollinaire de PolignacBishop of Meaux, FranceBishop Emeritus
1 Mar54.5AppointedCayetano Adsor ParedesTitular Archbishop of SelymbriaPatriarch of West Indies, Spain
61.3ConfirmedGiovanni Antonio Arras MinutiliBishop of Ampurias e Civita, Italy
60.4ConfirmedJoão António Barbosa SoaresBishop of Viseu, Portugal
60.0AppointedZacharias CoccopalmieriBishop of Umbriatico (Umbriaticum), Italy
46.4AppointedJacinto Carlos da SilveiraBishop of São Luís do Maranhão, BrazilBishop Emeritus
48.3ConfirmedVicente do Espirito Santo, O.A.D. †Bishop of São Tomé e PríncipePrelate of Goiás, Brazil
72.3AppointedJoaquín Herrera Bárcena, O. Cist. †Bishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
49.3AppointedFrancisco José MaránBishop of Concepción, ChileBishop of Santiago de Chile
59.6AppointedGiovanni Battista PignatelliTitular Archbishop of Caesarea in PalaestinaBishop Emeritus of Anglona-Tursi, Italy
56.3ConfirmedDomingos da Encarnação Pontével, O.P. †Bishop of Mariana, Brazil
40.4AppointedKarl Godefried von RosenthalAuxiliary Bishop of Olomouc, Czech Republic
40.4AppointedKarl Godefried von RosenthalTitular Bishop of CapharnaumAuxiliary Bishop of Olomouc, Czech Republic
46.1AppointedJoaquín Santiyán y ValdiviesoArchbishop of Tarragona, Spain
52.3ConfirmedFrancisco de São Simão, O.F.M. Ref. †Bishop of Santiago de Cabo Verde
54.9AppointedFelipe Antonio Solano MarínBishop of Cuenca, Spain
66.2ConfirmedFernando de Sousa e SilvaCardinal, Patriarch of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
59.1AppointedBernardo Velarde VelardeArchbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
2 MarBornDiego Antonio Elizondo y PradoSan Martin en la ConchaBishop of Concepción, Chile
49.8DiedIgnaz Franz Stanislaus von SpaurBishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
63.2DiedFranz Xaver TwrdyAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
4 MarBornJoão da Purificação Marques Perdigão, O.S.A. †Vianna do MinhoBishop of Olinda, Brazil
7 Mar60.0Ordained BishopZacharias CoccopalmieriBishop of Umbriatico (Umbriaticum), Italy
11 Mar81.9DiedLouis-César-Constantin de Rohan-Guémené-MontbazonCardinal, Bishop of Strasbourg, France
44.4SucceededLouis-René-Edouard de Rohan-GuéménéeBishop of Strasbourg, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
12 MarBornGiacinto PippiMassa MarittimaBishop of Chiusi e Pienza, Italy
14 MarBornVincenzo AnnovazziCivitavecchiaBishop Emeritus of Anagni, Italy
22.2Ordained DeaconTommaso ArezzoDeaconCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
18 Mar48.5SelectedFranz Ludwig von ErthalBishop of Würzburg, Germany
19 Mar22.2Ordained PriestTommaso ArezzoPriestCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
24.5Ordained PriestSigmund Christoph von Waldburg-Zeil-TrauchburgPriest of Salzburg, AustriaBishop Emeritus of Chiemsee, Germany
20 Mar24.1Ordained PriestJean-François Martin de BoisvillePriestBishop of Dijon, France
BornSimon William Gabriel Bruté de RémurRennes, FranceBishop of Vincennes, Indiana, USA
22.9Ordained PriestGuilelmus ZerbiPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Sabina (-Farfa), Italy
22 MarBornNicola-Maria Laudisio, C.SS.R. †SarnoBishop of Policastro, Italy
40.4Ordained BishopKarl Godefried von RosenthalTitular Bishop of CapharnaumAuxiliary Bishop of Olomouc, Czech Republic
23 Mar70.9DiedAntonio Gómez de la Torre y JaraveitiaBishop of Jaén, Spain
BornIppolito NiccolaiValenzaticoBishop of Montepulciano, Italy
24 Mar40.3DiedGirolamo Enrico Beltramini-MiazziBishop of Feltre, Italy
25 Mar38.7Ordained DeaconWilhelm Joseph Leopold Willibald von BadenDeacon of Konstanz {Constance}, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop
42.2Ordained BishopBaltazar Jaime Martínez de CompañónBishop of Trujillo, PeruArchbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada, Colombia
2 AprBornFrancisco de La Puente, O.P. †Saldaña, SpainBishop of Segovia, Spain
3 Apr38.7Ordained PriestWilhelm Joseph Leopold Willibald von BadenPriest of Konstanz {Constance}, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop
27.6Ordained PriestAgostino ColaianniPriestBishop of Sora, Italy
22.7Ordained DeaconNicolas-Alexis OndernardDeaconBishop of Namur {Namen}, Belgium
5 AprBornBruno Maria TedeschiSerra San BrunoBishop of Rossano, Italy
6 Apr78.9DiedNiccolò BorgiaBishop of Aversa, Italy
7 Apr66.4DiedGiuseppe Maria de LeoneBishop of Penne e Atri, Italy
11 Apr41.0Ordained PriestStefano GiustinianiPriestBishop of Albenga, Italy
12 Apr48.5SelectedFranz Ludwig von ErthalBishop of Bamberg, GermanyBishop of Würzburg, Germany
16 AprBornPatrick KellyKilkenny, IrelandBishop of Waterford and Lismore, Ireland
17 AprBornAnzelm Wojciech BrodziszewskiMurowana GoślinaAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno e Poznań, Poland
18 Apr61.5Ordained BishopGiovanni Antonio Arras MinutiliBishop of Ampurias e Civita, Italy
56.4Ordained BishopDomingos da Encarnação Pontével, O.P. †Bishop of Mariana, Brazil
53.8Ordained BishopJuan Antonio Sánchez, O.F.M. Disc. †Bishop of Linares o Nueva León, Nuevo León, México
52.4Ordained BishopFrancisco de São Simão, O.F.M. Ref. †Bishop of Santiago de Cabo Verde
21 Apr54.8SelectedCarlo Giuseppe Filippa della MartinianaCardinal, Bishop of Vercelli, Italy
23 Apr80.9DiedDiego Antonio de ParadaArchbishop of Lima, Peru
25 Apr72.4Ordained BishopJoaquín Herrera Bárcena, O. Cist. †Bishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
22.9Ordained DeaconAntonio Leonardis da LucinicoDeaconBishop of Trieste e Capodistria (Koper), Italy
2 May60.6Ordained BishopJoão António Barbosa SoaresBishop of Viseu, Portugal
44.3Ordained BishopManuel Obellar, O.P. †Titular Bishop of RuspaeVicar Apostolic of Eastern Tonking {Tonkino Orientale}, Viet Nam
9 May52.3DiedJohn MacDonaldVicar Apostolic of Highland District, Scotland, Great Britain
13 May61.7DiedLev Šzeptycki (Czeptytski)Archbishop of Kyiv-Halyč {Kiev} (Ukrainian), Ukraine
21 May58.8DiedJohann Ignace von Franken-SiersdorfVicar Apostolic of Upper and Lower Saxony (Hanover), Germany
23 May56.0InstalledAntonio Caballero y GóngoraArchbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada, ColombiaBishop of Córdoba, Spain
26 MayBornGiovanni de’ Conti SabbioniFermoArchbishop of Spoleto, Italy
60.6SelectedJoseph Philipp Franz von SpaurBishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
29 May25.3Ordained PriestColumbano Giovanni Battista Carlo Gaspare Chiaverotti, O.S.B. †Priest of Order of Saint BenedictArchbishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
23.0Ordained PriestAntonio Leonardis da LucinicoPriestBishop of Trieste e Capodistria (Koper), Italy
22.9Ordained PriestJoseph Chrysostomus PauerPriest of Clerics Regular of St. PaulBishop of Sankt Pölten, Austria
30 May54.8Ordained BishopCayetano Adsor ParedesTitular Archbishop of SelymbriaPatriarch of West Indies, Spain
66.5Ordained BishopFernando de Sousa e SilvaCardinal, Patriarch of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
3 JunBornJohann Stanislaus KutowskiWentfinAuxiliary Bishop of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), Poland
7 Jun55.5DiedAnastasij SzeptyckiBishop of Przemyśl, Sambor, et Sanok (Ukrainian), Poland
12 JunBornGaetano BallettiFerraraBishop of Cervia, Italy
15 JunBornGiovan Domenico Stefanelli, O.P. †Vico PancellorumArchbishop Emeritus of Lucca, Italy
19 JunBornJoseph Karl von SchuberthNeisseAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław (Breslau), Poland
20 Jun57.4Ordained BishopDenis ConwayBishop of Limerick, Ireland
46.7Ordained BishopJacinto Carlos da SilveiraBishop of São Luís do Maranhão, BrazilBishop Emeritus
26 Jun66.6DiedJuan Manuel ArgüellesBishop of Palencia, Spain
29 Jun24.3Ordained DeaconKajetan Augustyn WarteresiewiczDeaconArchbishop of Lviv (Armenian), Ukraine
30 Jun76.3DiedJosé Francisco Losada QuirogaBishop of Mondoñedo, Spain
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