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The Year of Our Lord 1779

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
Jul79.5DiedDaniel O’ReillyBishop of Clogher, Ireland
49.5SucceededHugh O’ReillyBishop of Clogher, Ireland
1 Jul53.4SelectedFerdinand-Marie de LobkowitzBishop of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, Belgium
2 Jul60.8SelectedAlbert Louis de LichterveldeBishop of Namur {Namen}, Belgium
12 Jul39.0AppointedWilhelm Joseph Leopold Willibald von BadenAuxiliary Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
39.0AppointedWilhelm Joseph Leopold Willibald von BadenTitular Bishop of MilevumAuxiliary Bishop of Konstanz {Constance}, Germany
37.2AppointedGiuseppe Maria (Angelo Pietro) Bressa, O.S.B. †Bishop of Concordia (Sagittaria), Italy
62.1AppointedBonaventura CalcagniniBishop of Penne e Atri, Italy
53.0AppointedFrancesco del Tufo, C.R. †Bishop of Aversa, Italy
55.5AppointedLuis Tomás Esteban de Piña y Mazo, O.S.B. †Bishop of Yucatán (Mérida), México
72.5AppointedPietro Silvio di GennaroBishop of Venosa, Italy
48.8ConfirmedFranz Ludwig von ErthalBishop of Würzburg, Germany
48.8ConfirmedFranz Ludwig von ErthalBishop of Bamberg, GermanyBishop of Würzburg, Germany
53.3AppointedFrancesco Brunone FazziBishop of San Miniato, Italy
55.0ConfirmedCarlo Giuseppe Filippa della MartinianaCardinal, Bishop of Vercelli, Italy
51.8AppointedAlvise Maria GabrieliBishop of Vicenza, Italy
45.4AppointedAndrea Benedetto Ganassoni, O.S.B. †Archbishop (Personal Title) of Feltre, ItalyBishop
41.3AppointedStefano GiustinianiBishop of Albenga, Italy
52.5AppointedMarie-Joseph Green de Saint-MarsaultTitular Bishop of Pergamum
44.2Elevated to CardinalFrantišek de Paula Hrzán z HarasovaCardinal, Bishop of Szombathely, Hungary
35.3Elevated to CardinalAlessandro MatteiIn PectoreCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
47.6AppointedJózsef Ferenc Pierer, S.J. †Titular Bishop of TinumAuxiliary Bishop of Győr (Raab), Hungary
47.6ConfirmedJózsef Ferenc Pierer, S.J. †Auxiliary Bishop of Győr (Raab), Hungary
33.8ConfirmedCamille-Louis-Apollinaire de PolignacBishop of Meaux, FranceBishop Emeritus
67.7AppointedJohann Mathäus SchweibererAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
67.7AppointedJohann Mathäus SchweibererTitular Bishop of AntipatrisAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
33.0AppointedSalvatore Spinelli, O.S.B. †Bishop of Catanzaro, ItalyArchbishop of Salerno, Italy
48.3AppointedJohann Nepomuk August Ungelter von DeisenhausenAuxiliary Bishop of Augsburg, Germany
48.3AppointedJohann Nepomuk August Ungelter von DeisenhausenTitular Bishop of PellaAuxiliary Bishop of Augsburg, Germany
55.3AppointedLuis Velasco y Maeda, O.F.M. Obs. †Bishop of Paraguay
51.7AppointedMichael ZorawskiAuxiliary Bishop of Płock, Poland
51.7AppointedMichael ZorawskiTitular Bishop of ThespiaeAuxiliary Bishop of Płock, Poland
14 JulBornBuenaventura Cano y Torrente, O. de M. †La Ñora, SpainTitular Bishop of Magydus
15 JulBornNicolas-Augustin de la Croix d’AzoletteProprièresArchbishop Emeritus of Auch, France
75.2DiedClaudio Sanz Torres y Ruiz CastañedoBishop of Almería, Spain
18 Jul37.2Ordained BishopGiuseppe Maria (Angelo Pietro) Bressa, O.S.B. †Bishop of Concordia (Sagittaria), Italy
62.2Ordained BishopBonaventura CalcagniniBishop of Penne e Atri, Italy
48.3SelectedJean-Gabriel d’AgayCoadjutor Bishop of Perpignan-Elne, FranceBishop
53.0Ordained BishopFrancesco del Tufo, C.R. †Bishop of Aversa, Italy
53.4Ordained BishopFrancesco Brunone FazziBishop of San Miniato, Italy
41.3Ordained BishopStefano GiustinianiBishop of Albenga, Italy
33.1Ordained BishopSalvatore Spinelli, O.S.B. †Bishop of Catanzaro, ItalyArchbishop of Salerno, Italy
24 Jul66.7DiedAdam Ernst Joseph Bernclau von SchönreithAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
26 Jul24.4Ordained PriestKajetan Augustyn WarteresiewiczPriestArchbishop of Lviv (Armenian), Ukraine
28 JulBornGiuseppe II Maria Traversi di PeretaPitiglianoBishop of Massa Marittima, Italy
31 JulBornIgnacio Díaz de la Caneja y SosaOseja de SajambreBishop of Oviedo, Spain
Aug69.5DiedGiovanni PergoliniBishop of Urbania e Sant’Angelo in Vado, Italy
5 AugBornJosé Dominico SánchezMonte EscobedoTitular Bishop of Macri
7 Aug59.2DiedGyörgy RichvaldszkyAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom, Hungary
8 Aug22.9Ordained DeaconJános BenyovszkyDeaconAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom, Hungary
52.6Ordained BishopMarie-Joseph Green de Saint-MarsaultTitular Bishop of Pergamum
33.9Ordained BishopCamille-Louis-Apollinaire de PolignacBishop of Meaux, FranceBishop Emeritus
9 Aug75.4DiedAntônio de São José Moura Marinho, O.E.S.A. †Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
10 Aug23.7Ordained PriestAgostino AlbergottiPriestBishop of Arezzo, Italy
11 Aug53.6AppointedHugh MacMullanBishop of Down and Connor, Ireland
15 Aug47.7Ordained BishopJózsef Ferenc Pierer, S.J. †Titular Bishop of TinumAuxiliary Bishop of Győr (Raab), Hungary
67.8Ordained BishopJohann Mathäus SchweibererTitular Bishop of AntipatrisAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
17 AugAppointedSimon QuinnCoadjutor Bishop of Cloyne and Ross, Ireland
AppointedSimon QuinnTitular Bishop of Diocletianopolis in PalaestinaCoadjutor Bishop of Cloyne and Ross, Ireland
18 Aug64.9ResignedGennaro Antonio de SimoneBishop of Pesaro, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
22 AugBornJosé Maria de Macerata, O.F.M. Cap. †Macerata, ItalyFormer Bishop-Elect of Cuiabá, Brazil
23 Aug46.9ResignedEustach Federl, O.C.D. †Vicar Apostolic of Malabar, India
24 Aug43.0Ordained BishopCayetano Franco y MonroyArchbishop of Guatemala
25 AugBornZenobio Maria Benucci, O.F.M. Cap. †Firenze, ItalyVicar Apostolic of Tibet-Hindustan, India
26 AugBornPublio Maria SantVallettaBishop Emeritus of Malta
29 Aug76.5DiedMiguel da Anunciação (da Cunha), O.E.S.A. †Bishop of Coimbra, Portugal
38.0SelectedMarie-Anne-Hippolyte Hay de BontevilleBishop of Grenoble, France
44.3SucceededFrancisco de Lemos de Faria Pereira CoutinhoBishop of Coimbra, Portugal
32.7SelectedClaude-Marie Ruffo de LaricBishop of Saint-Flour, FranceBishop Emeritus
48.5Ordained BishopJohann Nepomuk August Ungelter von DeisenhausenTitular Bishop of PellaAuxiliary Bishop of Augsburg, Germany
2 SepBornAntolín García LozanoAtienzaBishop of Salamanca, Spain
4 SepAppointedAntonio MissirliVicar Apostolic of Constantinople (Istanbul) (Armenian), TurkeyVicar Apostolic Emeritus
AppointedAntonio MissirliTitular Bishop of AliaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Constantinople (Istanbul) (Armenian), Turkey
8 Sep23.0Ordained PriestJános BenyovszkyPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom, Hungary
BornJan Frans (Jean-François) Van de VeldeBoomBishop of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, Belgium
14 Sep73.4DiedMiguel de Bulhões e Souza, O.P. †Bishop of Leiria, Portugal
15 Sep15.5ProfessedDesiderio Mennone, C.SS.R. †Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Lacedonia, Italy
18 Sep26.0Ordained PriestLouis Joseph d’HumièresPriestArchbishop of Avignon, France
25.0Ordained PriestJean-Baptiste DuboisPriestBishop of Dijon, France
23.8Ordained PriestCarlo FioravantiPriestBishop of Rieti, Italy
24.0Ordained PriestClaude-Madeleine de La Myre-MoryPriestBishop Emeritus of Le Mans, France
22.8Ordained PriestDomenico Orlando, O.F.M. Conv. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor ConventualBishop of Catania, Italy
22.9Ordained PriestSimon Melchior de PetrisPriest of Brixen {Bressanone}, ItalyVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Seckau, Austria
BornTomás Roda y RodríguezMurtasBishop of Jaén, Spain
19 Sep49.0Ordained BishopFranz Ludwig von ErthalBishop of Würzburg, Germany
AppointedSymeon Młotskyi (Młocki), O.S.B.M. †Bishop of Volodymyr (Włodzimierz) et Brėst (Ukrainian)Bishop Emeritus
20 Sep51.5AppointedAlfonso AiroldiTitular Archbishop of Heraclea in EuropaPrelate of Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
72.0AppointedRocco Maria Barsanti, C.R.M. †Bishop of Pesaro, Italy
48.5AppointedJean-Gabriel d’AgayTitular Bishop of CanopusBishop of Perpignan-Elne, France
48.5ConfirmedJean-Gabriel d’AgayCoadjutor Bishop of Perpignan-Elne, FranceBishop
41.4AppointedFrancesco Maria FenziArchbishop of Corfù, GreeceArchbishop Emeritus
39.5AppointedVincenzo FerrettiBishop of Rimini, Italy
53.6ConfirmedFerdinand-Marie de LobkowitzBishop of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, Belgium
51.4AppointedSaverio MariniBishop of Rieti, Italy
52.6AppointedLudwik Józef de MathyAuxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
52.6AppointedLudwik Józef de MathyTitular Bishop of TanisAuxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
55.2AppointedAndrea Antonio Silverio MinucciArchbishop of Fermo, Italy
Ordained BishopSymeon Młotskyi (Młocki), O.S.B.M. †Bishop of Volodymyr (Włodzimierz) et Brėst (Ukrainian)Bishop Emeritus
41.3AppointedFelice PaoliBishop of Fossombrone, ItalyBishop of Recanati e Loreto, Italy
58.7AppointedBenoit Judica, O. de M. †Titular Bishop of Thelepte
21 SepBornCastruccio Castracane degli AntelminelliUrbino, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Palestrina, Italy
41.4Ordained BishopFrancesco Maria FenziArchbishop of Corfù, GreeceArchbishop Emeritus
41.3Ordained BishopFelice PaoliBishop of Fossombrone, ItalyBishop of Recanati e Loreto, Italy
25 SepDiedAlexander IrwinBishop of Killala, Ireland
26 Sep51.4Ordained BishopSaverio MariniBishop of Rieti, Italy
33.3Ordained PriestJosé António Pinto de Mendonça ArraisPriestBishop of Guarda, Portugal
27 Sep57.9SelectedAntônio Corrêa, O.E.S.A. †Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
28 Sep66.7DiedJoseph de Saint-André de Marnays de VercelBishop of (Saint-Lizier de) Couserans (or Conserans), France
30 Sep44.0AppointedJohn GeddesCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Lowland District, Scotland, Great BritainCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
44.0AppointedJohn GeddesTitular Bishop of Marocco o Marruecos, Titular SeesCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Lowland District, Scotland, Great Britain
43.7AppointedAlexander MacDonaldVicar Apostolic of Highland District, Scotland, Great Britain
43.7AppointedAlexander MacDonaldTitular Bishop of PolemoniumVicar Apostolic of Highland District, Scotland, Great Britain
37.5AppointedWilliam Gregory Sharrock, O.S.B. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Western District, England, Great BritainVicar Apostolic
37.5AppointedWilliam Gregory Sharrock, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of TelmissusVicar Apostolic of Western District, England, Great Britain
3 Oct36.9SelectedDominique de Lastic FournelsBishop of (Saint-Lizier de) Couserans (or Conserans), France
6 Oct62.3SelectedDomenico RussoBishop of Monopoli, Italy
10 OctBornGiovanni Soglia CeroniCasola Valsenio, ItalyCardinal, Secretary of State
16 Oct79.8DiedBonaventure BauynBishop of Uzés, France
BornMariano Martínez Robledo y RobledoGranadaBishop of Guadix, Spain
17 Oct63.4DiedBartolomeo BitozziBishop of Ripatransone, Italy
28 OctBornGiacomo TraversiRomaBishop Emeritus of Segni, Italy
29 Oct52.3DiedAntonio de Torres, O.S.B. †Bishop of Sessa Aurunca, Italy
31 Oct50.6Ordained BishopJuan Antonio Gallego y Orbigo, O.F.M. Disc. †Bishop of Nueva Caceres, PhilippinesArchbishop of Manila, Philippines
NovBornMaximos III Michel MazloumAlepPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), Syria
1 Nov35.2SelectedHenri-Benoit-Jules de BéthizyBishop of Uzés, France
6 NovBornVincentius FoisOzieriFormer Bishop-Elect of Ogliastra, Italy
11 Nov52.3DiedMiguel García San Esteban, O.P. †Bishop of Nueva Segovia, Philippines
BornGregorio Zelli, O.S.B. †VetrallaBishop of Ascoli Piceno, Italy
15 Nov48.1SelectedFrancesco Benincasa, S.J. †Bishop of Carpi, Italy
19 Nov68.6DiedFranz Anton Xaver von SchebenAuxiliary Bishop of Worms, Germany
21 Nov50.1Ordained BishopFrancisco José MaránBishop of Concepción, ChileBishop of Santiago de Chile
22 Nov17.9ProfessedManuel Nicolau de Almeida, O.C.D. †Member of Order of Discalced CarmelitesBishop of Angra, Portugal
54.4InstalledJuan Antonio Sánchez, O.F.M. Disc. †Bishop of Linares o Nueva León, Nuevo León, México
28 Nov83.9DiedManuel Pérez Minayo y ZumedaBishop of Badajoz, Spain
30 Nov51.7Ordained BishopAlfonso AiroldiTitular Archbishop of Heraclea in EuropaPrelate of Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
49.1Ordained BishopVicente do Espirito Santo, O.A.D. †Bishop of São Tomé e PríncipePrelate of Goiás, Brazil
Dec65.4DiedWładysław Wierusz WalknowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
10 Dec67.9ResignedJean de Cairol de MadaillanBishop of Grenoble, FranceBishop Emeritus
BornJosé António da Silva Rebelo, C.M. †Santa CatarinaBishop of Bragança e Miranda, Portugal
38.3ResignedMarie-Anne-Hippolyte Hay de BontevilleBishop of Saint-Flour, FranceBishop of Grenoble, France
11 Dec87.1DiedAlessandro AlbaniCardinal, Archivist of the Vatican Secret Archives
13 Dec61.1AppointedPasquale Acquaviva d’AragonaCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in CosmedinCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Eustachio
53.7AppointedBartolomeo BacherBishop of Ripatransone, Italy
48.2ConfirmedFrancesco Benincasa, S.J. †Bishop of Carpi, Italy
35.3ConfirmedHenri-Benoit-Jules de BéthizyBishop of Uzés, France
58.1ConfirmedAntônio Corrêa, O.E.S.A. †Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
67.5AppointedPedro Cortez y LarrazArchbishop (Personal Title) of Tortosa, SpainBishop Emeritus
37.1ConfirmedDominique de Lastic FournelsBishop of (Saint-Lizier de) Couserans (or Conserans), France
38.3ConfirmedMarie-Anne-Hippolyte Hay de BontevilleBishop of Grenoble, France
55.2AppointedAgustín Lezo PalomequeBishop of Pamplona, SpainArchbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
47.5AppointedLadislaus LuzénszkyAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom, Hungary
47.5AppointedLadislaus LuzénszkyTitular Bishop of Hippo DiarrhytusAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom, Hungary
59.9AppointedDiego Martín Rodríguez, O.F.M. Obs. †Bishop of Ceuta, SpainBishop of Coria, Spain
69.1AppointedAndrea NegroniCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Sant’Agata de’ Goti
60.5AppointedDomenico Orsini d’AragonaCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Via Lata
33.0ConfirmedClaude-Marie Ruffo de LaricBishop of Saint-Flour, FranceBishop Emeritus
45.0AppointedValentin Anton von SchneidAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
45.0AppointedValentin Anton von SchneidTitular Bishop of CorycusAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
46.0AppointedPaol’Antonio Agostini ZamperoliBishop of Urbania e Sant’Angelo in Vado, Italy
15 Dec62.3AppointedFrancesco Saverio de ZeladaCardinal, Archivist of the Vatican Secret Archives
18 Dec33.9AppointedDominic BellewBishop of Killala, Ireland
23.2Ordained PriestFrançois-François BessonPriestBishop of Metz, France
22.8Ordained PriestAntonio Gabriele SeveroliPriest of Faenza, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
19 Dec53.7Ordained BishopBartolomeo BacherBishop of Ripatransone, Italy
BornGiovanni Battista ParrettiCastello di SegnaArchbishop of Pisa, Italy
25.8Ordained PriestCharles-Maurice de Talleyrand-PérigordPriest
20 DecBornTommaso BernettiFermo, ItalyCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
21 Dec59.0Ordained BishopBenoit Judica, O. de M. †Titular Bishop of Thelepte
23 Dec53.3AppointedPietro Antonio Craveri, O.F.M. Obs. †Vicar Apostolic of Izmir (Smirne), TurkeyBishop of Galtelli-Nuoro (Galtelly Nori), Italy
26 Dec71.5DiedJohann Philipp Karl Anton von Fechenbach zu LaudenbachTitular Bishop of Taenarum
27 Dec54.5DiedJuan Antonio Sánchez, O.F.M. Disc. †Bishop of Linares o Nueva León, Nuevo León, México

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