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The Year of Our Lord 1840

Bishop Events

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornPierre Elie XII AbboloyonanMossulPatriarch of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
33.7Ordained DeaconGiacomo AntonelliCardinal, Deacon of the Roman Curia - Other
24.7Ordained PriestFlorentin-Etienne Jaussen, SS.CC. †Priest of Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and MaryVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Tahiti {Isole Tahiti}, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)
83.0DiedIsidoro SpanòAuxiliary Bishop of Mazara del Vallo, Italy
19.9ProfessedGiuseppe Antonio Virdia, O.F.M. Conv. †Member of Order of Friars Minor ConventualBishop Emeritus of Cariati, Italy
Jan45.3ResignedWilliam Placid Morris, O.S.B. †Vicar Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Western District {Capo di Buona Speranza, Distretto Occidentale}, South AfricaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
3 Jan83.2DiedPatrício da Silva, O.S.A. †Cardinal, Patriarch of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
4 JanBornRichard OwensBrookeboro, Co FermanaghBishop of Clogher, Ireland
BornEzechiel Francisco Soto, SS.CC. †LimaBishop of Huaraz, Peru
6 JanBornCharles Lavigne, S.J. †Marvejols, FranceBishop of Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
BornJean-Louis Vey, M.E.P. †Araules, FranceVicar Apostolic of Eastern Siam {Siam Orientale}, Thailand
8 JanBornVito Antonio FioniBitrittoBishop Emeritus of Larino, Italy
10 JanBornLouis Nazaire BéginLa Pointe-LévisCardinal, Archbishop of Québec, Canada
34.2AppointedLodovico Maria (dei Conti) BesiVicar Apostolic of Shantung {Scian-Ton} (Chan-tong), ChinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
34.2AppointedLodovico Maria (dei Conti) BesiTitular Bishop of CanopusVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Shantung {Scian-Ton} (Chan-tong), China
BornThomas Martin Aloysius BurkeSwinford, IrelandBishop of Albany, New York, USA
50.9SelectedMario Giuseppe MironeBishop of Valva e Sulmona, ItalyBishop of Noto, Italy
41.8SelectedNicola SterliniBishop of Calvi e Teano, Italy
11 Jan77.5DiedAlexander MacDonellBishop of Kingston, Ontario, Canada
12 JanBornSilvério Gomes PimentaCongonhas do CampoArchbishop of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil
55.6Ordained BishopLudovico RizzutiArchbishop of Lanciano (e Ortona), Italy
67.8DiedCarlo Emmanuelle Sardagna de HohensteinBishop Emeritus of Cremona, Italy
13 Jan70.1DiedKajetan von KowalskiAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno e Poznań, Poland
14 Jan52.5SucceededRémi GaulinBishop of Kingston, Ontario, Canada
17 JanBornVincenzo Giuseppe VeneriNorciaBishop of Amelia, Italy
19 Jan48.9Ordained BishopPietro RaffaelliBishop of Carpi, ItalyBishop of Reggio Emilia, Italy
20 JanBornGiuseppe Staiti di BrancaleoneNapoliBishop of Andria, Italy
24 JanBornGeorge John SmithCuttlebrueBishop of Argyll and The Isles, Scotland, Great Britain
2 FebBornPierre-Emile-Jean-Baptiste-Marie Grouard, O.M.I. †Brûlon, FranceVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Grouard, Alberta, Canada
54.9ProfessedCarlo Odescalchi, S.J. †Priest of Society of Jesus
BornGustave Augustin RouxelRedon, FranceAuxiliary Bishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
4 Feb39.4SelectedGiuseppe Agostino Salomoni, C.M. †Bishop of Cuneo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
13 FebBornJordan Zaninović, O.P. †Starigrad [Civitavecchia]Bishop of Hvar (-Brac e Vis), Croatia
14 Feb38.1AppointedWilliam Bernard Allen Collier, O.S.B. †Vicar Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope {Capo de Buona Speranza}, South AfricaBishop Emeritus of Port-Louis, Mauritius
38.1AppointedWilliam Bernard Allen Collier, O.S.B. †Titular Bishop of MilevumBishop Emeritus of Port-Louis, Mauritius
16 Feb36.2Ordained BishopMiguel Calderón, O.P. †Titular Bishop of BodonaVicar Apostolic of Fo-Kien, China
17 Feb78.4DiedAlessio JordanskyBishop of Knin (Tinin), Croatia
21 Feb69.2AppointedLuigi Maria Blancis da Ciriè, O.F.M. †Apostolic Administrator of Naxos, GreeceBishop of Syros (e Milos), Greece
90.8DiedFortuné-Charles de MazenodBishop Emeritus of Marseille, France
22 Feb65.1DiedFelice GrecoBishop of San Marco e Bisignano, Italy
23 Feb47.6Ordained BishopPio Vincenzo ForzaniBishop of Susa, ItalyBishop of Vigevano, Italy
25 Feb35.0Ordained BishopHeinrich von HofstätterBishop of Passau, Germany
52.8Ordained BishopLouis-Robert PaysantBishop of Angers, France
47.6Ordained BishopMarie-Dominique-Auguste SibourBishop of Digne, FranceArchbishop of Paris, France
28 FebBornThomas Joseph DowlingLimerick, IrelandBishop of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Mar58.2DiedAntonio Raimondo ToreArchbishop of Cagliari, Italy
1 Mar61.4Ordained BishopMateo José González RubioTitular Bishop of LambaesisAuxiliary Bishop of Popayán, Colombia
37.8Ordained BishopFrançois-Alexis Rameaux, C.M. †Titular Bishop of MyrinaVicar Apostolic of Kiam-Si {Kiangsi}, China
2 Mar23.6Ordained PriestJuan Francisco de Paula Solar Mery, O. de M. †Priest of Order of Our Lady of MercyBishop of San Carlos de Ancud, Chile
8 Mar82.1DiedGiuseppe SegnaBishop of Marsi, Italy
9 MarBornFrancesco Saverio de HornsteinVillars-sur-FontenaisArchbishop of Bucarest {Bucureşti}, Romania
12 MarBornPaolo Carlo Francesco OrigoMilanoBishop of Mantova, Italy
14 Mar22.6Ordained PriestIgnazio Carlo Vittore Papardo del Parco, C.R. †Priest of Congregation of Clerics RegularBishop of Patti, Italy
47.6InstalledMarie-Dominique-Auguste SibourBishop of Digne, FranceArchbishop of Paris, France
16 Mar69.3SelectedFranciszek Ksawery ZachariasiewiczBishop of Przemyśl, Poland
17 MarBornJacques RoissantBommiers, FranceAuxiliary Bishop of Nicopoli, Bulgaria
18 Mar57.1SelectedAlexis BillietCardinal, Archbishop of Chambéry, France
21 Mar82.0DiedAdam Friedrich von Groß zu TrockauBishop of Würzburg, Germany
68.0DiedMichele Amatore LobettiBishop of Asti, Italy
22 Mar71.7DiedGeorg MayerBishop of Gurk, Austria
25 MarBornPasquale de SienaNapoliAuxiliary Bishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
29 Mar64.2Ordained BishopJosé Manuel Eufrasio de Quiroga SarmientoBishop of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
1 Apr52.6SelectedRaffaele BialeBishop of Albenga, Italy
16.2ProfessedAlfonso Capecelatro di Castelpagano, C.O. †Member of Confederation of Oratorians of St. Philip NeriCardinal, Archbishop of Capua, Italy
BornAntonio Dias FerreiraPombeiro, PortugalBishop Emeritus of Angola e Congo, Angola
3 Apr77.6DiedMarie-Joseph-Antoine-Laurent de la Rivoire de La TouretteBishop of Valence, France
4 Apr22.2Ordained DeaconVincenzo BranciaDeaconBishop of Ugento, Italy
40.3SucceededPatrick Joseph CarewVicar Apostolic of Madras, IndiaVicar Apostolic of Western Bengal, India
23.2Ordained PriestFilippo Campus ChessaPriestBishop of Ampurias e Tempio, Italy
24.8Ordained PriestFederico de GiacomoPriestBishop of Marsi, Italy
22.9Ordained PriestAntonio La ScalaPriestBishop of San Severo, Italy
22.6Ordained PriestFilippo ManettiPriestTitular Archbishop of Sardes
BornJohann Baptist von NeudeckerThalhamAuxiliary Bishop of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
53.7ResignedDaniel O’Connor, O.S.A. †Vicar Apostolic of Madras, IndiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
22.9Ordained PriestGiovanni PieralliniPriestArchbishop of Siena, Italy
23.0Ordained PriestHenryk Ludwik PlaterPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
5 Apr23.1Ordained PriestPatrick Neeson LynchPriest of Charleston, South Carolina, USABishop
6 AprBornFulco Luigi Ruffo-ScillaPalermoCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
9 Apr66.1DiedJohann Wilhelm BauschBishop of Limburg, Germany
BornGiuliano CabrasBessudeAuxiliary Bishop of Sassari, Italy
10 Apr69.0AppointedFrancesco Saverio Pescetto, O.C.D. †Titular Archbishop of Sardes
12 Apr43.2AppointedJohn Timon, C.M. †Prefect of Texas, USABishop of Buffalo, New York, USA
17 Apr35.1SelectedGeorg Anton von StahlBishop of Würzburg, Germany
18 Apr86.8DiedGabriello Maria Gravina, O.S.B. †Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy
26.5Ordained PriestCésar-Victor-Ange-Jean-Baptiste JourdanPriest of Paris, FranceBishop of Tarbes, France
19 Apr40.5SucceededIgnace BourgetBishop of Montréal, Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
62.8DiedJean-Jacques Lartigue, P.S.S. †Bishop of Montréal, Québec, Canada
20 Apr81.7DiedBartolomeo GogliaBishop of Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi e Bisaccia, Italy
21 AprBornAlphonse de Voss (Vos), C.I.C.M. †Messines, BelgiumVicar Apostolic of Southwestern Mongolia {Mongolia Occiduo-Meridionale}, China
23 AprBornNicola Giuseppe (Nicolae Iosif) Camilli, O.F.M. Conv. †Monterubbiano, ItalyBishop of Iaşi, Romania
24 AprBornJean-Baptiste-Hippolyte Sarthou, C.M. †Doazit, FranceVicar Apostolic of Northern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Settentrionale} o Pe-Kin, China
25 Apr17.2ProfessedIgnazio Camillo Guglielmo Maria Pietro Persico, O.F.M. Cap. †Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Indulgences and Relics
27 Apr46.6AppointedDenis-Auguste AffreTitular Bishop of Pompeiopolis in CiliciaArchbishop of Paris, France
46.6ConfirmedDenis-Auguste AffreCoadjutor Bishop of Strasbourg, FranceArchbishop of Paris, France
52.6ConfirmedRaffaele BialeBishop of Albenga, Italy
57.2ConfirmedAlexis BillietCardinal, Archbishop of Chambéry, France
52.5ConfirmedLouis-Jacques-Maurice de BonaldCardinal, Archbishop of Lyon (-Vienne), France
56.4AppointedJosé Miguel Carrión y ValdiviesoAuxiliary Bishop of Quito, Ecuador
56.4AppointedJosé Miguel Carrión y ValdiviesoTitular Bishop of BotrysAuxiliary Bishop of Quito, Ecuador
77.6RetiredJosé Ignacio Cienfuegos ArteagaBishop of Concepción, Chile
60.8ConfirmedNicolas-Augustin de la Croix d’AzoletteArchbishop of Auch, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
61.2AppointedDiego Antonio Elizondo y PradoBishop of Concepción, Chile
54.6AppointedFrancisco José Vicente Garcia Diego y Moreno, O.F.M. †Bishop of California (Two Californias, Both Californias), México
57.1AppointedJoseph Ambrosius GeritzAuxiliary Bishop of Warmia (Ermland), PolandBishop
57.1AppointedJoseph Ambrosius GeritzTitular Bishop of AbderaBishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
51.7ConfirmedGiuseppe GodeassiBishop of Split-Makarska (Spalato-Macarska), CroatiaArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
50.9AppointedJuan Manuel de Irrizarri y PeraltaAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
50.9AppointedJuan Manuel de Irrizarri y PeraltaTitular Bishop of Caesarea in PalaestinaAuxiliary Bishop of México, Federal District
51.2ConfirmedMario Giuseppe MironeBishop of Valva e Sulmona, ItalyBishop of Noto, Italy
49.9AppointedManuel José Pardio LizamaAuxiliary Bishop of Yucatán (Mérida), México
49.9AppointedManuel José Pardio LizamaTitular Bishop of GermanicopolisAuxiliary Bishop of Yucatán (Mérida), México
78.2AppointedCarlo RajnerAuxiliary Bishop of Eger, Hungary
78.2AppointedCarlo RajnerTitular Bishop of AmoriumAuxiliary Bishop of Eger, Hungary
39.7ConfirmedGiuseppe Agostino Salomoni, C.M. †Bishop of Cuneo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
66.9AppointedLaurentius Serafini, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of Corycus
42.1ConfirmedNicola SterliniBishop of Calvi e Teano, Italy
ConfirmedNicolas Zeia (Zaya)Patriarch of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), IraqPatriarch Emeritus
28 Apr49.1SelectedJózef Grzegorz WojtarowiczBishop of Tarnów, PolandBishop Emeritus
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