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The Year of Our Lord 1856

Bishop Events

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown29.6ProfessedLouis-Taurin Cahagne, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinVicar Apostolic of Galla, Ethiopia
31.1AppointedJean-Claude Duret, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of SénégalVicar Apostolic of Senegambia, Senegal
16.2ProfessedSt. Francesco Antonio Domenico Fogolla, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Northern Shansi {Scian-Si Settentrionale}, China
79.6ResignedJan Marceli GutkowskiBishop of Janów Podlaski (Podlaska o Janów), PolandBishop Emeritus
67.5ResignedHenry Hughes, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of GibraltarVicar Apostolic Emeritus
BornFlavien-Michel MalkéKalaat MaraBishop of Gazireh (Gezira) (Syrian), Turkey
2 JanBornPatrick PhelanJohnstown, IrelandBishop of Sale, Australia
3 Jan48.4AppointedJoseph-Martial Mouly, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Peking [Beijing], ChinaVicar Apostolic of Northern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Settentrionale} o Pe-Kin, China
BornPietro StrobinoMosso Santa Maria, ItalyVicar Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Eastern District {Capo de Buona Speranza, Distretto Orientale}, South Africa
12 Jan51.6SelectedGregor (Leonhard Andreas) von Scherr, O.S.B. †Archbishop of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
13 Jan40.2Ordained BishopVincenzo MorettiBishop of Comacchio, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Ravenna, Italy
14 JanBornFranz LöbmannSchirgiswaldeVicar Apostolic of Saxonia (Saxony), Germany
16 JanBornEugène-Louis-Ernest JulienCanville-les-Deux-ÉglisesBishop of Arras (-Boulogne-Saint-Omer), France
17 JanBornJohann Baptist HierlParsbergAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
50.2SelectedEnrico de RossiBishop of Caserta, ItalyBishop Emeritus
19 Jan60.4ConfirmedAgustín Gómez Cabezas y SildoBishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
20 Jan46.7Ordained BishopCarlo BelgradoBishop of Ascoli Piceno, ItalyBishop Emeritus
55.2SelectedMichael von DeinleinBishop of Augsburg, GermanyArchbishop of Bamberg, Germany
BornStanislas-François Jarlin, C.M. †Sète, FranceVicar Apostolic of Peking [Beijing], China
BornDenis Ephrem NaccàschéMossulArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Syrian), Syria
22 Jan52.9DiedBernard O’ReillyBishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
24 JanBornGiovanni RégineForio d’IschiaArchbishop of Trani e Barletta (e Nazareth e Bisceglie), Italy
25 Jan72.0DiedGeorge Hilary BrownBishop of Liverpool, England, Great Britain
41.6SucceededAlexander GossBishop of Liverpool, England, Great Britain
27 Jan24.6Ordained PriestSalvatore Depau-PudduPriestBishop of Ogliastra, Italy
29 Jan36.1SelectedMarco Calogerà (Calogjera)Bishop of Kotor (Cattaro), MontenegroBishop of Split-Makarska (Spalato-Macarska), Croatia
61.9SelectedRaffaele FerrignoArchbishop of Brindisi, Italy
43.7SelectedKonrad MartinBishop of Paderborn, Germany
54.0SelectedVincenzo ZubranićBishop of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Croatia
31 JanBornConrad Abels, C.I.C.M. †Weert, NetherlandsVicar Apostolic of Jehol [Jinzhou], China
2 FebBornRafael Amador y HernándezChilaBishop of Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca, México
3 Feb63.6Ordained BishopJuan Francisco Escalante y MorenoTitular Bishop of AnastasiopolisAuxiliary Bishop of Sonora, México
5 FebBornRené-Michel-Marie Fée, M.E.P. †Ambrières-le-Grand, FranceBishop of Malacca, Singapore
BornThomas Louis Heylen, O. Praem. †Casterlé-lez-TurnhoutBishop of Namur {Namen}, Belgium
11 FebBornAnton BauerBreznicaArchbishop of Zagreb, Croatia
15 Feb44.6SelectedBernardino Maria FrascollaBishop of Foggia, Italy
16 Feb22.8Ordained PriestProsper Auguste DusserrePriestArchbishop of Alger, Algeria
AppointedBernardino Medina y MorenoBishop of Cartagena, Colombia
22.1Ordained PriestJosé Ignacio Suárez Peredo y BezaresPriestBishop of Veracruz-Jalapa, México
19 Feb29.7AppointedPatrick MoranVicar Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Eastern District {Capo de Buona Speranza, Distretto Orientale}, South AfricaBishop of Dunedin, New Zealand
29.7AppointedPatrick MoranTitular Bishop of DardanusBishop of Dunedin, New Zealand
22 Feb38.6SelectedTommaso Passero, O.P. †Bishop of Troia, Italy
25 Feb57.4Ordained BishopJoseph-Antoine-Henri JordanyBishop of Fréjus, FranceBishop Emeritus
26 FebBornJacques-Louis MonestèsLaplumeBishop of Dijon, France
27 FebBornAnton Karaś (Karosas)OniksztensiBishop of Vilkaviškis, Lithuania
57.5SelectedLouis-Antoine de SalinisArchbishop of Auch, France
29 Feb33.2AppointedJohn DaltonBishop of Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, Canada
35.7AppointedJohn FarrellBishop of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
36.8AppointedLaurence Gillooly, C.M. †Coadjutor Bishop of Elphin, IrelandBishop
36.8AppointedLaurence Gillooly, C.M. †Titular Bishop of BellineBishop of Elphin, Ireland
BornEmile-Louis-Cornil LobbedeyBerguesBishop of Arras (-Boulogne-Saint-Omer), France
40.3AppointedDaniel McGettiganCoadjutor Bishop of Raphoe, IrelandArchbishop of Armagh, Ireland
40.3AppointedDaniel McGettiganTitular Bishop of GerasArchbishop of Armagh, Ireland
48.4AppointedJohn Thomas Mullock, O.F.M. †Bishop of Saint John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
40.3AppointedPierre-Adophe PinsoneaultBishop of London, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Sandwich, Ontario, Canada
52.7AppointedJames WalsheBishop of Kildare and Leighlin, Ireland
1 Mar60.9DiedFrancesco BronzuoliBishop of Fiesole, Italy
2 Mar57.9ResignedJacques-Marie-Joseph BaillèsBishop of Luçon, FranceBishop Emeritus
3 Mar84.4DiedAmbrogio Bianchi, O.S.B. †Cardinal, Priest of the Roman Curia - Other
68.2DiedJose Antonio Chaves, O.F.M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada, Colombia
7 Mar70.6DiedMichele ManzoArchbishop of Chieti, Italy
68.4ResignedClément VillecourtBishop of La Rochelle (-Saintes), FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
8 Mar57.0ResignedGuy-Louis-Jean-Marie AlouvryBishop of Pamiers, FranceBishop Emeritus
24.6Ordained DeaconCirillo Benham BenniDeaconPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
24.8Ordained PriestFernando Blaitt MariñoPriest of Concepción, ChileBishop
49.5AppointedJacques-Antoine-Claude-Marie BoudinetApostolic Administrator of Pamiers, FranceBishop of Amiens, France
55.5SelectedFrançois-Augustin DelamareBishop of Luçon, FranceArchbishop of Auch, France
22.8Ordained PriestVincenzo MoloPriest of Milano {Milan}, ItalyApostolic Administrator of Lugano, Switzerland
24.0Ordained DeaconGiovanni Battista ScottiDeaconBishop of Osimo e Cingoli, Italy
9 Mar22.9Ordained PriestGiovanni Marangò (Marengo)PriestArchbishop of Athēnai {Athens}, Greece
11 Mar49.5AppointedJacques-Antoine-Claude-Marie BoudinetTitular Bishop of CybistraBishop of Amiens, France
14 Mar73.0DiedGabriel SmicsiklaszBishop of Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), Croatia
15 MarBornJohn Patrick FarrellyMemphisBishop of Cleveland, Ohio, USA
BornAchille LocatelliSeregnoCardinal, Chamberlain Emeritus of the College of Cardinals
16 MarBornGiuseppe BatignaniBuonconventoBishop of Montepulciano, Italy
24.6Ordained PriestCirillo Benham BenniPriestPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
19 Mar28.3Ordained PriestFrancisco Mora y BorrellPriest of Monterey, California, USABishop Emeritus of Monterey-Los Angeles, California, USA
31.1Ordained PriestHector-Albert Chaulet d’OutremontPriestBishop of Le Mans, France
20 MarBornGaetano BisletiVeroliCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of Seminaries and Universities
22 Mar22.1Ordained DeaconGiuseppe Maria Costantini (Constantini)DeaconBishop Emeritus of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
22.6Ordained DeaconAugustin EggerDeacon of Sankt Gallen, SwitzerlandBishop
23.3Ordained PriestGaetano FranceschiniPriestBishop of Macerata e Tolentino, Italy
24.0Ordained PriestGiovanni Battista ScottiPriestBishop of Osimo e Cingoli, Italy
23 MarBornRamón Guillamet y ComaOlotBishop of Barcelona, Spain
25 Mar24.9Ordained PriestAbraham Agabio (Agapios) Bsciai (Bishai)PriestVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt
42.5Ordained BishopPietro Alessandro Doimo MaupasBishop of Šibenik (Knin), CroatiaArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
BornJoseph-Marie-François-Xavier MétreauBordeauxBishop of Tulle, France
30 Mar29.8Ordained BishopPatrick MoranTitular Bishop of DardanusBishop of Dunedin, New Zealand
61.7Ordained BishopGiovanni Battista NehibaTitular Bishop of Knin (Tinin), CroatiaAuxiliary Bishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
60.2Ordained BishopGiovanni RenierBishop of Belluno e Feltre, Italy
52.8Ordained BishopJames WalsheBishop of Kildare and Leighlin, Ireland
1 AprSelectedClément BahousPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), SyriaPatriarch Emeritus
SelectedClément BahousBishop of Damas (Melkite Greek), SyriaPatriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), Syria
2 Apr42.1AppointedEugène-Jean-Claude-Joseph Desflèches, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Eastern Szechwan {Se-Ciuen Orientale}, ChinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
38.0AppointedLuigi Celestino Spelta, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Hupeh {Hu-Pè}, China
4 Apr52.1AppointedJacques-Léon Thomine-Desmazures, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of SinopoliVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Thibet, China
69.2AppointedJacques-Léonard Pérocheau, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Northwestern Szechwan {Se-Ciuen Settentrionale-Occidentale}, China
5 Apr70.2DiedLuigi GagliardiBishop Emeritus of Ischia, Italy
BornAnnibale LupiBorgo San GiorgioBishop of Comacchio, Italy
6 AprBornJean Victor Émile ChesnelongOrthezArchbishop of Sens (-Auxerre), France
24.1Ordained PriestJohn O’BrienPriestBishop of Kingston, Ontario, Canada
7 Apr57.8SelectedJean-Honoré BaraCoadjutor Bishop of Châlons, FranceBishop
8 Apr46.8AppointedMiguel Navarro, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Honan {Ho-Nan}, China
46.8AppointedMiguel Navarro, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of CucususVicar Apostolic of Honan {Ho-Nan}, China
56.4ResignedGiovanni Domenico Rizzolati, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Houkouang, China
11 Apr57.6AppointedAlessandro MaciotiOfficial of the Congregation of the Holy Office
13 AprBornAvedis Bédros XIV ArpiarianEghinPatriarch of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
BornAlcime-Armand-Pierre-Marie GouraudVieillevigneBishop of Vannes, France
25.0Ordained PriestEdmund StonorPriestTitular Archbishop of Trapezus
14 AprBornEmile-Auguste Allgeyer, C.S.Sp. †Rixheim, FranceVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Zanzibar, Kenya
17 AprBornFederico Cattani AmadoriMaradi, ItalyCardinal, Priest of Modigliana, Italy
20 Apr80.4DiedGiacomo Filippo FransoniCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
22 Apr61.5SelectedJosé Joaquim de Azevedo e MouraArchbishop of Braga, Portugal
BornJosé Anselmo LuqueVilla del RosarioAuxiliary Bishop of Córdoba (Tucumán), Argentina
24 Apr23.3Ordained PriestFernando Antonio Arturo de Merino y RamírezPriestArchbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
26 Apr58.5DiedCrispino AgostinucciBishop of Montefeltro, Italy
28 AprBornGeorge Ambrose BurtonHullBishop of Clifton, England, Great Britain
30 AprBornJosé Amador Velasco y PeñaVilla de la PurificaciónBishop of Colima, México
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