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The Year of Our Lord 1779

Bishop Events

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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
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
DiedAnastasij SzeptyckiBishop of Przemyśl, Sambor, et Sanok (Ruthenian), Poland
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 Jan66.5DiedAndrea RattiTitular Archbishop of Hadrianopolis in Haemimonto
10 Jan43.4Ordained BishopLaurent-Michel Eon de CélyBishop of Apt, FranceBishop Emeritus
23.0Ordained PriestPietro MolaPriestBishop of Bergamo, Italy
11 JanResignedJohn ButlerBishop-Elect of Limerick, IrelandFormer Bishop-Elect
17 JanBornLorenzo PariginiCol della NoceBishop of Urbania e Sant’Angelo in Vado, Italy
77.9DiedKazimierz RokitnickiAuxiliary Bishop of Płock, Poland
2 Feb47.9Ordained BishopAntoni Maciej SierakowskiBishop of Inflanty (Livonia)-Pilten, Poland
3 Feb51.7DiedMarco Giuseppe Cornaro (Corner)Bishop of Vicenza, Italy
67.1DiedJean-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 Feb62.1DiedGiuseppe Francesco Maria della TorreBishop of Albenga, Italy
18 Feb30.0Ordained PriestGeorg Karl Ignaz von Fechenbach zu LaudenbachPriest of Mainz, GermanyBishop of Würzburg, Germany
71.0DiedAdam Friedrich von SeinsheimBishop of Würzburg, Germany
20 Feb48.7ResignedJohann 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 FebAppointedDenis ConwayBishop of Limerick, Ireland
27 Feb58.7Ordained PriestGiovanni CornaroPriestCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Cesareo in Palatio
23.0Ordained PriestAntón MákayPriestBishop of Veszprém, Hungary
28 FebOrdained BishopPatrick Joseph PlunkettBishop of Meath, Ireland
1 Mar61.4ConfirmedGiovanni Antonio Arras MinutiliBishop of Ampurias e Civita, Italy
60.4AppointedJosephus Antonius Barbosa SoaresBishop of Viseu, Portugal
60.0AppointedZacharias CoccopalmieriBishop of Umbriatico (Umbriaticum), Italy
46.5AppointedJacinto Carlos da SilveiraBishop of São Luís do Maranhão, BrazilBishop Emeritus
48.4AppointedVicente do Espirito Santo, O.A.D. †Bishop of São Tomé e PríncipePrelate of Goiás, Brazil
72.3AppointedJoaquín Herrera Bárcena, O.S.B. †Bishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
49.4AppointedFrancisco José MaránBishop of Concepción, ChileBishop of Santiago de Chile
59.6AppointedGiovanni Battista PignatelliTitular Archbishop of Caesarea in PalaestinaBishop Emeritus of Anglona-Tursi, Italy
57.2AppointedDomingos da Encarnação Pontevel, 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 ValdiviesoArchbishop of Tarragona, Spain
53.2AppointedFrancisco de São Simão, O.F.M. †Bishop of Santiago de Cabo Verde
55.0AppointedFelipe Antonio Solano MarínBishop of Cuenca, Spain
66.2AppointedFernando de Sousa e SilvaCardinal, Patriarch of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
59.2AppointedBernardo 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
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 Mar82.0DiedLouis-César-Constantin de Rohan-Guémené-MontbazonCardinal, Bishop of Strasbourg, France
44.5SucceededLouis-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 Mar22.3Ordained PriestTommaso ArezzoPriestCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
24.6Ordained PriestSigmund Christoph von Waldburg-Zeil-TrauchburgPriest of Salzburg, AustriaBishop Emeritus of Chiemsee, Germany
20 Mar24.2Ordained 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
40.5Ordained BishopKarl Godefried von RosenthalTitular Bishop of CapharnaumAuxiliary Bishop of Olomouc, Czech Republic
63.3DiedFranz Xaver TwrdyAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
23 Mar71.0DiedAntonio Gómez de la Torre y JaraveitiaBishop of Jaén, Spain
BornIppolito NiccolaiValenzaticoBishop of Montepulciano, Italy
24 Mar40.4DiedGirolamo Enrico Beltramini-MiazziBishop of Feltre, Italy
25 Mar42.2Ordained 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
27.7Ordained 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 Apr66.5DiedGiuseppe Maria de LeoneBishop of Penne e Atri, Italy
11 Apr41.1Ordained PriestStefano GiustinianiPriestBishop of Albenga, Italy
12 Apr48.6SelectedFranz 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
57.3Ordained BishopDomingos da Encarnação Pontevel, O.P. †Bishop of Mariana, Brazil
53.9Ordained BishopJuan Antonio Sánchez, O.F.M. †Bishop of Linares o Nueva León, Nuevo León, México
53.3Ordained BishopFrancisco de São Simão, O.F.M. †Bishop of Santiago de Cabo Verde
23 Apr81.0DiedDiego Antonio de ParadaArchbishop of Lima, Peru
25 Apr72.5Ordained BishopJoaquín Herrera Bárcena, O.S.B. †Bishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
22.9Ordained DeaconAntonio Leonardis da LucinicoDeaconBishop of Trieste e Capodistria (Koper), Italy
2 May60.6Ordained BishopJosephus Antonius Barbosa SoaresBishop of Viseu, Portugal
44.3Ordained BishopManuel Obellar, O.P. †Titular Bishop of RuspaeVicar Apostolic of Eastern Tonking {Tonkino Orientale}, Viet Nam
9 May52.4DiedJohn MacDonaldVicar Apostolic of Highland District, Scotland, Great Britain
13 MayDiedLeon Ludwik Szeptycki (Czeptytski)Archbishop of Kyiv-Halyč {Kiev} (Ruthenian), Ukraine
21 May58.8DiedJohann Theodor 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
60.7SelectedJoseph Philipp Franz von SpaurBishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
29 May25.4Ordained 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
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 JunOrdained BishopDenis ConwayBishop of Limerick, Ireland
46.8Ordained BishopJacinto Carlos da SilveiraBishop of São Luís do Maranhão, BrazilBishop Emeritus
26 Jun66.6DiedJuan Manuel ArgüellesBishop of Palencia, Spain
29 Jun24.4Ordained DeaconKajetan Augustyn WarteresiewiczDeaconArchbishop of Lviv (Armenian), Ukraine
30 Jun76.3DiedJosé Francisco Losada QuirogaBishop of Mondoñedo, Spain
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