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The Year of Our Lord 1844

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornEtienne ApikianConstantinopleBishop of Trabzon (Armenian), Turkey
AppointedTobia AunArchbishop of Beirut {Bairut} (Maronite), Lebanon
73.0ResignedLuigi Maria Blancis da Ciriè, O.F.M. †Apostolic Administrator of Naxos, GreeceBishop of Syros (e Milos), Greece
29.9AppointedEugène-Jean-Claude-Joseph Desflèches, M.E.P. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Se-Ciuen (Setchoan), ChinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Eastern Szechwan {Se-Ciuen Orientale}, China
69.2Ordained BishopJosé Hilarión Etrura Cevallos, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Augustopolis in PhrygiaAuxiliary Bishop of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
25.9Ordained PriestJan Chryzostom JaniszenwskiPriest of Gniezno e Poznań, PolandAuxiliary Bishop
27.3ProfessedPierre-Maria-Joseph-Julien Pichon, M.E.P. †Priest of La Société des Missions EtrangèresVicar Apostolic of Southern Szechwan {Se-Ciuen Meridionale}, China
69.0DiedMyles Prendergast, O.C.D. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Verapoly, India
23.1Ordained PriestJosé María de Jesús Díez de Sollano y DávaolsPriestBishop of León, Guanajuato, México
AppointedEugène TisserantPrefect of Two Guineas and Senegambia {Guinea Superiore e Inferiore e di Sierra Leone}, Gabon
1 Jan70.3DiedGustave-Maximilien-Juste de Croÿ-SolreCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
6 JanBornJacques-Denis Peyramale, M.E.P. †Ibos, FranceBishop-Elect of Coimbatore, India
7 Jan25.3Ordained PriestLouis-François Richer dit LaflèchePriestBishop of Trois Rivières, Québec, Canada
9 Jan37.6AppointedCharles Michael BaggsVicar Apostolic of Western District, England, Great Britain
37.6AppointedCharles Michael BaggsTitular Bishop of PellaVicar Apostolic of Western District, England, Great Britain
70.4DiedJohann Georg BossiBishop of Chur-Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
62.8SucceededKaspar de Carl ab HobenbalkenBishop of Chur, Switzerland
10 JanBornPhilippe MeunierCalviBishop of Evreux, France
11 Jan74.0InstalledSalvador de Apodaca y LoretoBishop of Linares o Nueva León, Nuevo León, México
12 JanBornErnest KutrovatzSiklosdAuxiliary Bishop of Győr (Raab), Hungary
13 Jan23.2Ordained PriestZsigmond KovácsPriestBishop of Veszprém, Hungary
BornAugustinus RosentreterAbrauBishop of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), Poland
15 Jan84.1DiedFrancesco Saverio Durini, O.S.B. †Bishop of Aversa, Italy
20 JanBornJosé Correia Cardoso MonteiroRéguaBishop of Angra, Portugal
22 Jan41.4AppointedFabio Maria AsquiniTitular Patriarch of ConstantinopleCardinal, Secretary of the Roman Curia - Other
41.4Elevated to CardinalFabio Maria AsquiniIn PectoreCardinal, Secretary of the Roman Curia - Other
66.9ConfirmedManuel Pires de Azevedo LoureiroBishop of Beja, Portugal
64.1AppointedTommaso BernettiCardinal-Deacon of San Lorenzo in DamasoCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
64.3AppointedCastruccio Castracane degli AntelminelliCardinal, Bishop of Palestrina, Italy
64.3AppointedCastruccio Castracane degli AntelminelliCardinal-Bishop of PalestrinaCardinal, Bishop of Palestrina, Italy
46.1AppointedAntonio Maria Cagiano de AzevedoBishop of Senigallia, ItalyCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation of the Council
46.1AppointedAntonio Maria Cagiano de AzevedoCardinal-Priest of Santa Croce in GerusalemmeCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation of the Council
46.1Elevated to CardinalAntonio Maria Cagiano de AzevedoCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation of the Council
BornGiovanni CarliColdirodiBishop of Luni, Sarzana e Brugnato, Italy
46.2ConfirmedJosé Xavier de Cerveira e SousaBishop of Funchal, PortugalBishop of Viseu, Portugal
44.8AppointedNiccola Clarelli ParraccianiBishop of Corneto (Tarquinia) e Montefiascone, ItalyCardinal, Secretary of the Roman Curia - Other
44.8AppointedNiccola Clarelli ParraccianiCardinal-Priest of San Pietro in VincoliCardinal, Secretary of the Roman Curia - Other
44.8Elevated to CardinalNiccola Clarelli ParraccianiCardinal, Secretary of the Roman Curia - Other
56.9AppointedGiacomo Francesco ComettiTitular Archbishop of Nicomedia
43.9ConfirmedJean-Marie-Mathias DebelayBishop of Troyes, FranceArchbishop of Avignon, France
54.9ConfirmedAntónio Bernardo da Fonseca MonísBishop of Faro {Algarve}, PortugalBishop of Porto, Portugal
49.2ConfirmedJean-Marie DoneyBishop of Montauban, France
56.7ConfirmedAntônio Ferreira Viçoso, C.M. †Bishop of Mariana, Brazil
46.9AppointedPietro Antonio GaribaldiTitular Archbishop of Myra
56.3AppointedTommaso Pasquale GizziCardinal-Priest of Santa PudenzianaCardinal, Secretary of State
56.3Elevated to CardinalTommaso Pasquale GizziCardinal, Secretary of State
56.6AppointedLuigi Landi-VittoriBishop of Assisi, Italy
73.4AppointedVincenzo MacchiCardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa RufinaCardinal, Bishop of Ostia (-Velletri), Italy
73.4AppointedVincenzo MacchiBishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Ostia (-Velletri), Italy
40.4ConfirmedClemente (a S. Theresia) Manzini, O. Carm. †Bishop of Cuneo, Italy
39.0ConfirmedJosé Affonso de Moraes Torres, C.M. †Bishop of Belém do Pará, BrazilBishop Emeritus
65.0ConfirmedJosé de Moura CoutinhoBishop of Lamego, Portugal
56.3AppointedGiovanni Battista Rosani, Sch. P. †President of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, Roman CuriaPresident Emeritus
56.3AppointedGiovanni Battista Rosani, Sch. P. †Titular Bishop of ErythrumPresident Emeritus of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, Roman Curia
67.4ConfirmedCarlos de São José e Souza, O.C.D. †Bishop of São Luís do Maranhão, Brazil
58.0AppointedAngelo Antonio ScottiTitular Archbishop of Thessalonica
23 Jan66.1AppointedPaolo PolidoriTitular Archbishop of TarsusCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Council
24 JanBornFranziskus von Paula SchönbornPrahaCardinal, Archbishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
25 Jan49.1AppointedFrancisco de Paula Campo y PérezBishop of Comayagua, Honduras
ConfirmedGregory Petros VIII (Michael) Der-AsduazadrianPatriarch of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
58.0ConfirmedSalvatore FertittaBishop of Cava e Sarno, Italy
51.5ConfirmedPio Vincenzo ForzaniBishop of Vigevano, Italy
61.8AppointedJózef Joachim GoldtmannBishop of Sandomierz, Poland
48.7ConfirmedMellon de JollyArchbishop of Sens (-Auxerre), FranceArchbishop Emeritus
49.3AppointedTaddeo ŁubieńskiAuxiliary Bishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
49.3AppointedTaddeo ŁubieńskiTitular Bishop of RhodiapolisAuxiliary Bishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
60.1AppointedAntonio Mantecón y IbáñezBishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
45.9ConfirmedGiovanni Battista MontixiBishop of Iglesias, Italy
48.7ConfirmedPeter-Josef de PreuxBishop of Sion {Sitten}, Switzerland
48.2ConfirmedCharles-Frédéric RousseletBishop of Sées, France
26 Jan68.1DiedAugustin-Jean Le TourneurBishop of Verdun, France
BornJohn RooneyEdenderry, IrelandVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Cape of Good Hope, Western District {Capo di Buona Speranza, Distretto Occidentale}, South Africa
28 Jan37.7Ordained BishopCharles Michael BaggsTitular Bishop of PellaVicar Apostolic of Western District, England, Great Britain
56.9Ordained BishopGiacomo Francesco ComettiTitular Archbishop of Nicomedia
56.6Ordained BishopLuigi Landi-VittoriBishop of Assisi, Italy
56.4Ordained BishopGiovanni Battista Rosani, Sch. P. †Titular Bishop of ErythrumPresident Emeritus of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, Roman Curia
29 Jan58.8DiedFilippo Giudice Caracciolo, C.O. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
30 Jan73.4DiedRamón María de Azpeitia y Sáenz de SantamariaBishop of Tudela, Spain
31 Jan89.0DiedGiovanni Battista BussiCardinal, Archbishop of Benevento, Italy
58.4SelectedLuigi PiniBishop of Split-Makarska (Spalato-Macarska), Croatia
1 FebBornAlphonse Joseph GlorieuxDottingies, BelgiumBishop of Boise City, Idaho, USA
4 Feb47.0Ordained BishopPietro Antonio GaribaldiTitular Archbishop of Myra
5 FebBornJosé Alves de MarizCoimbraBishop of Bragança e Miranda, Portugal
BornAristide RinaldiniMontefalcoCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
7 FebBornFrederick Francis Xavier KatzerEbensee, AustriaArchbishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
11 Feb64.4Ordained BishopCastruccio Castracane degli AntelminelliCardinal, Bishop of Palestrina, Italy
46.2Ordained BishopAntonio Maria Cagiano de AzevedoBishop of Senigallia, ItalyCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation of the Council
44.8Ordained BishopNiccola Clarelli ParraccianiBishop of Corneto (Tarquinia) e Montefiascone, ItalyCardinal, Secretary of the Roman Curia - Other
58.9Ordained BishopFrancisco de Paul García PeláezTitular Archbishop of BostraArchbishop of Guatemala
66.1Ordained BishopPaolo PolidoriTitular Archbishop of TarsusCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Council
58.0Ordained BishopAngelo Antonio ScottiTitular Archbishop of Thessalonica
12 Feb24.6Ordained PriestPeter Joseph LaviallePriest of Louisville, Kentucky, USABishop
40.5InstalledClemente (a S. Theresia) Manzini, O. Carm. †Bishop of Cuneo, Italy
16 Feb88.3DiedRamón José ArceArchbishop Emeritus of Zaragoza, SpainPatriarch Emeritus of West Indies, Spain
18 Feb70.9DiedJulián Alonso, O. Praem. †Bishop of Lérida, Spain
20 Feb73.1DiedEdward KernanBishop of Clogher, Ireland
56.1SucceededCharles McNallyBishop of Clogher, Ireland
22 FebResignedIgnazio AvolioBishop of Santa Lucia del Mela, ItalyBishop Emeritus
81.3AppointedPaolo Mangelli OrsiCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in CosmedinCardinal, Priest of the Roman Curia - Other
23 Feb37.1AppointedKarl PootenApostolic Administrator of Bar (Antivari), MontenegroArchbishop
37.1AppointedKarl PootenTitular Bishop of MaroneaArchbishop of Bar (Antivari), Montenegro
24 FebBornBenjamin Christiaens, O.F.M. †Thielt, BelgiumVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Southwestern Hupeh {Hu-Pè Occiduo-Meridionale}, China
25 Feb40.5Ordained BishopClemente (a S. Theresia) Manzini, O. Carm. †Bishop of Cuneo, Italy
48.3Ordained BishopCharles-Frédéric RousseletBishop of Sées, France
26 Feb43.6Ordained BishopJacobus GrooffTitular Bishop of CaneaVicar Apostolic of Batavia, Indonesia
Mar24.1Ordained PriestLuigi TrombettaPriestCardinal, Secretary of the Congregation of Bishops and Regulars
2 Mar33.1AppointedJean-Henri Baldus, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Honan {Ho-Nan}, ChinaVicar Apostolic of Kiam-Si {Kiangsi}, China
33.1AppointedJean-Henri Baldus, C.M. †Titular Bishop of ZoaraVicar Apostolic of Kiam-Si {Kiangsi}, China
42.7AppointedEdward BarronTitular Bishop of EucarpiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Two Guineas and Senegambia {Guinea Superiore e Inferiore e di Sierra Leone}, Gabon
29.5Ordained PriestJames Roosevelt BayleyPriest of Saint Paul, Minnesota, USAArchbishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
61.2AppointedAlfonso-Maria di Donato, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Scen-Si (Chen-si, Shensi), China
30.4AppointedGabriel Grioglio, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Shansi {Scian-Si} (Chan-Si), ChinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
30.4AppointedGabriel Grioglio, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Euroea in EpiroVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Shansi {Scian-Si} (Chan-Si), China
41.5AppointedBernard-Vincent Laribe, C.M. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Kiam-Si {Kiangsi}, ChinaVicar Apostolic
41.5AppointedBernard-Vincent Laribe, C.M. †Titular Bishop of Sozopolis in PisidiaVicar Apostolic of Kiam-Si {Kiangsi}, China
25.4Ordained PriestLeopoldo Angelo Santanchè, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Fabriano e Matelica, Italy
3 Mar50.4Ordained BishopFranz Xaver KuttnarBishop of Lavant, Slovenia
34.4AppointedLuigi Moccagatta, O.F.M. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Shantung {Scian-Ton} (Chan-tong), ChinaVicar Apostolic of Shansi {Scian-Si} (Chan-Si), China
34.4AppointedLuigi Moccagatta, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Zenopolis in IsauriaVicar Apostolic of Shansi {Scian-Si} (Chan-Si), China
5 Mar48.5SelectedLouis-Marie-Edmont Blanquart de BailleulArchbishop of Rouen, FranceArchbishop Emeritus
49.4SelectedJean-Nicaise GrosBishop of Versailles, France
88.1DiedPhilippe-François SausinBishop of Blois, France
7 Mar82.2DiedProsper de TournefortBishop of Limoges, France
9 MarBornJosé (Giuseppe) Fagnano, S.D.B. †Rachetta, Tánaro, ItalyPrelate of Magallanes, Chile
10 Mar41.3Ordained BishopAndrew ByrneBishop of Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
44.1Ordained BishopJean-Marie-Mathias DebelayBishop of Troyes, FranceArchbishop of Avignon, France
24.1Ordained PriestSebastião Dias LaranjeiraPriestBishop of São Pedro do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
34.0Ordained BishopJohn McCloskeyTitular Bishop of Axieri (Azieri)Cardinal, Archbishop of New York, New York, USA
65.1Ordained BishopJosé de Moura CoutinhoBishop of Lamego, Portugal
38.1Ordained BishopWilliam J. QuarterBishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
11 Mar42.1AppointedSt. Etienne-Théodore Cuénot, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Eastern Cochin {Cocincina Orientale}, Viet Nam
33.6AppointedDominique Lefèbvre, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Western Cochin {Cocincina Occidentale}, Viet NamVicar Apostolic Emeritus
38.6AppointedJean-Claude Miche, M.E.P. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Western Cochin {Cocincina Occidentale}, Viet NamVicar Apostolic
31.1AppointedFrançois-Marie-Henri-Agathon Pellerin, M.E.P. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Eastern Cochin {Cocincina Orientale}, Viet NamVicar Apostolic of Northern Cochin {Cocincina Settentrionale}, Viet Nam
31.1AppointedFrançois-Marie-Henri-Agathon Pellerin, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of ByblusVicar Apostolic of Northern Cochin {Cocincina Settentrionale}, Viet Nam
15 Mar49.3Ordained BishopJean-Marie DoneyBishop of Montauban, France
48.3InstalledCharles-Frédéric RousseletBishop of Sées, France
17 Mar37.1Ordained BishopWilliam RiddellTitular Bishop of LaganiaVicar Apostolic of Northern District, England, Great Britain
37.8Ordained BishopWilliam Barber TylerBishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
19 Mar32.9Ordained PriestGiuseppe ArachialPriestBishop of Ancira (Angora) (Armenian), Turkey
BornJoseph Antoine FabreLa CiotatBishop of Marseille, France
38.8Ordained BishopJohn Martin HenniBishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USAArchbishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
45.6Ordained BishopIgnatius Aloysius ReynoldsBishop of Charleston, South Carolina, USA
23 MarBornSamuel Webster AllenStockportBishop of Shrewsbury, England, Great Britain
25.4Ordained PriestSt. José María Díaz Sanjurjo, O.P. †Priest of Order of Friars PreachersVicar Apostolic of Central Tonking {Tonkino Centrale}, Viet Nam
24.0Ordained PriestEliseo Giordano, O. Carm. †Priest of Order of Our Lady of Mt. CarmelBishop of Alghero, Italy
24.3Ordained PriestLodovico LeonardiPriestBishop of Bertinoro, Italy
24 Mar31.4Ordained BishopJohn Bernard FitzpatrickTitular Bishop of CallipolisBishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
25 MarBornFrederick Charles Hopkins, S.J. †Birmingham, Great BritainVicar Apostolic of British Honduras, Belize
30.9Ordained PriestJames Frederick Bryan WoodPriest of Cincinnati, Ohio, USAArchbishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
26 Mar49.2AppointedGeorge Joseph Plunkett BrowneBishop of Elphin, Ireland
27 MarBornJean-Marie CrochetChilly, FranceBishop of Nagpur, India
28 Mar61.0SelectedGábor BalassaBishop of Szombathely, Hungary
29 MarBornBonaventura QuintarelliBagnoreaBishop of Rieti, Italy
1 Apr76.9DiedPierre-Michel-Marie DoubleBishop of Tarbes, France
2 AprBornUlisse Carlo BascheriniCorváiaBishop Emeritus of Grosseto, Italy
5 AprBornDomenico AmbrosiCeccanoBishop of Terracina, Priverno e Sezze, Italy
6 Apr84.3DiedDomenico Benedetto Balsamo, O.S.B. †Archbishop of Monreale, Italy
BornFederico de MartinoMeta di SorrentoBishop of Castellaneta, Italy
23.3Ordained PriestBeniamino FeuliPriestArchbishop of Manfredonia (e Vieste), Italy
22.9Ordained PriestFrancesco LatoniPriestBishop of Senigallia, Italy
7 AprBornThéodore-Herman Rutjes, C.I.C.M. †Arnheim, NetherlandsVicar Apostolic of Eastern Mongolia {Mongolia Orientale}, China
8 AprBornSpiridion PoloméniZante, GreeceAuxiliary Bishop of Carthage, Tunisia
10 Apr81.5DiedIgnazio CafisiAuxiliary Bishop of Agrigento (Girgenti), Italy
12 AprBornBalthasar KaltnerGoldegg im PongauArchbishop of Salzburg, Austria
14 Apr37.2Ordained BishopKarl PootenTitular Bishop of MaroneaArchbishop of Bar (Antivari), Montenegro
37.9InstalledWilliam Barber TylerBishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
16 Apr71.8DiedJuan Antonio Díez Merino, O.P. †Bishop of Menorca, Spain
57.2AppointedJoseph Norbert ProvencherVicar Apostolic of North-West (Nord-Ouest), CanadaBishop of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, Canada
19 AprBornAlbert-Léon-Marie Le NordezMontebourgBishop Emeritus of Dijon, France
17.2ProfessedTommaso Maria Martinelli, O.S.A. †Member of Order of St. AugustineCardinal, Prefect of the Roman Curia - Other
87.3DiedBartolomeo PaccaCardinal, Secretary of the Roman Curia - Other
21 AprBornJules-Auguste Chatron, M.E.P. †Charix, FranceBishop of Osaka, Japan
39.2Ordained BishopJosé Affonso de Moraes Torres, C.M. †Bishop of Belém do Pará, BrazilBishop Emeritus
BornDominikus (Martin Karl) Willi, O. Cist. †Ems, SwitzerlandBishop of Limburg, Germany
25 Apr47.4SelectedBernard BuissasBishop of Limoges, France
48.1SelectedJean-Irénée DepéryBishop of Gap, France
48.7SelectedMarie-Auguste Fabre-des-EssartsBishop of Blois, France
73.7AppointedVincenzo MacchiSecretary of the Congregation for Universal InquisitionCardinal, Bishop of Ostia (-Velletri), Italy
52.2SelectedDaniel-Victor ManglardBishop of Saint-Dié, France
54.4SelectedLouis RossatBishop of Verdun, France
28 AprBornFrancisco Javier Baztán y UrnizaSadaBishop Emeritus of Oviedo, Spain
55.5AppointedBenedetto Colonna Barberini di SciarraCardinal, Archpriest of the Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano {Saint John Lateran Basilica}
30.2Ordained BishopEugène-Jean-Claude-Joseph Desflèches, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of SinitisVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Eastern Szechwan {Se-Ciuen Orientale}, China
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