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The Year of Our Lord 1857

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown21.8ProfessedGregorio María Aguirre y García, O.F.M. Disc. †Member of Order of Discalced Friars MinorCardinal, Archbishop of Toledo, Spain
AppointedJosé Gregorio BaigorriaBishop of Córdoba (Tucumán), ArgentinaBishop-Elect
23.9Ordained PriestEzechias Banci, O.F.M. Ref. †Priest of Order of Reformed Friars MinorVicar Apostolic of Northwestern Hupeh {Hu-Pè Occiduo-Settentrionale}, China
AppointedGiuseppe BellasiBishop of Crema, ItalyFormer Bishop-Elect
20.0Ordained PriestJohn CaniPriestBishop of Rockhampton, Australia
23.3Ordained PriestSerafino CretoniPriestCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of (Sacred) Rites
25.8Ordained PriestGabriel FarzoPriestBishop of Mardin (Chaldean), Turkey
26.3Ordained PriestAgustín Lucero Lazcano, O.P. †Priest of Order of Friars PreachersBishop of San Carlos de Ancud, Chile
AppointedPietro MashadTitular Archbishop of Apamea in Syria
20.8Ordained PriestBoghos Bédros (Pierre Paul) XII SabbaghianPriestPatriarch Emeritus of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
14.5EnteredAlfonso Maria de la Cruz Sardinas Zavala, O.F.M. Disc. †Member of Order of Discalced Friars MinorBishop of Huánuco, Peru
14.6ProfessedPius Vidi, O.F.M. Obs. †Member of Order of Observant Friars MinorCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Scen-Si (Chen-si, Shensi), China
3 JanBornHippolyte Louis Bazin, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic of Sahara of French Sudan {Sahara nel Sudan Francese}, Mali
49.9ResignedLéon-François SibourAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, FranceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
64.4DiedMarie-Dominique-Auguste SibourArchbishop of Paris, France
4 Jan47.1Ordained BishopClemente FaresBishop of Pesaro, Italy
49.5Ordained BishopFrancesco Marinelli, O.E.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Porphyreon
87.7DiedClaude-Hippolyte Clausel de MontalsBishop Emeritus of Chartres, France
44.4Ordained BishopFilippo VespasianiBishop of Fano, Italy
5 Jan41.5SelectedPietro Maria FerrèBishop of Crema, ItalyBishop of Casale Monferrato, Italy
6 Jan81.7DiedVitaliano ProvenzanoAuxiliary Bishop of Catanzaro, Italy
9 Jan59.5AppointedIreneus Frederic BaragaBishop of Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, USABishop of Sault Sainte Marie and Marquette, Michigan, USA
57.4AppointedJohn BarryBishop of Savannah, Georgia, USA
31.6AppointedJames DugganCoadjutor Bishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USABishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
31.6AppointedJames DugganTitular Bishop of GabalaBishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
37.7AppointedWilliam Henry ElderBishop of Natchez, Mississippi, USAArchbishop of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
53.9AppointedThomas FurlongBishop of Ferns, Ireland
47.3AppointedHenry Damian JunckerBishop of Alton, Illinois, USA
61.8Ordained BishopWincenty LipskiTitular Bishop of IonopolisAuxiliary Bishop of Tiraspol, Moldova
38.7AppointedJohn MacEvillyBishop of Galway, IrelandArchbishop of Tuam, Ireland
37.7AppointedFrancis Patrick McFarlandVicar Apostolic of Florida, USABishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
50.3AppointedJohn McCaffreyBishop of Charleston, South Carolina, USAFormer Bishop-Elect
47.4CeasedAnthony O’ReganApostolic Administrator of Quincy, Illinois, USABishop Emeritus of Chicago, Illinois, USA
21.0Solemn VowsRaffaele Pierotti, O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersCardinal, Priest
46.9AppointedTimothy Clement Smyth, O.C.S.O. †Coadjutor Bishop of Dubuque, Iowa, USABishop
46.9AppointedTimothy Clement Smyth, O.C.S.O. †Titular Bishop of ThennesusBishop of Dubuque, Iowa, USA
43.7AppointedJames Frederick Bryan WoodCoadjutor Bishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAArchbishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
43.7AppointedJames Frederick Bryan WoodTitular Bishop of AntigoneaArchbishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
10 JanBornJoseph-Simon-Herman BrunaultBishop of Nicolet, Québec, Canada
BornAlexandre Cardot, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Southern Burma {Birmania Meridionale}, Myanmar
BornEugenio Notz, O. Cist. †Abbot of Wettingen-Mehrerau, Austria
11 Jan54.0DiedPierre-Marie-Joseph DarcimolesArchbishop of Aix (-Arles-Embrun), France
23.5Ordained PriestMiguel de los Santos TaborgaPriest of La Plata o Charcas, BoliviaArchbishop
12 Jan60.6SelectedJoão d’AguiarBishop of Bragança e Miranda, PortugalBishop Emeritus
14 Jan61.7SelectedJohannes Nepomuk von der MarwitzBishop of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), Poland
18 Jan61.3Ordained BishopAgustín Gómez Cabezas y SildoBishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
21 Jan64.4SelectedFederico ManfrediniBishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
79.1DiedMaurelio Stabellini, O.C.D. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Verapoly, India
25 Jan74.0DiedJoannes BocheńskiAuxiliary Bishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
43.1SucceededGiuseppe Maria Bravi, O.S.B. †Vicar Apostolic of Colombo, Sri Lanka
42.8Ordained BishopPhilippe François Zéphirin Guillemin, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of CybistraPrefect of Kouangtong, China
BornJosip LangAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
56.4Ordained BishopMichal Jan MarszewskiBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
DiedGaetano Antonio Mulsuce, C.O. †Vicar Apostolic of Colombo, Sri Lanka
26 Jan61.0SelectedFrançois-Nicholas-Madeleine MorlotCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
28 JanBornPierre DadolleBishop of Dijon, France
Feb17.3ProfessedRamón María de San José Moreno y Castañeda, O.C.D. †Member of Order of Discalced CarmelitesBishop Emeritus of Chiapas (Ciudad Real de Chiapas), México
1 Feb63.6Ordained BishopPiotr Pawel Beniamin Szymański, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Janów Podlaski (Podlaska o Janów), Poland
4 Feb73.0DiedMichael SlatteryArchbishop of Cashel (-Emly), Ireland
BornBernard Nicholas WardBishop of Brentwood, England, Great Britain
5 FebBornAdolphe-Yves-Marie DuparcBishop of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), France
6 Feb33.1AppointedWilliam Joseph Hugh CliffordBishop of Clifton, England, Great Britain
52.3CeasedGeorge ErringtonApostolic Administrator of Clifton, England, Great BritainCoadjutor Archbishop Emeritus of Westminster, England, Great Britain
8 Feb48.3Ordained BishopIldefonse-René Dordillon, SS.CC. †Titular Bishop of CambysopolisVicar Apostolic of Marquesas Islands {Isole Marchesi}, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)
11 Feb74.9DiedJuan José Bonel y OrbeCardinal, Archbishop of Toledo, Spain
14 Feb52.9SelectedGeorges-Claude-Louis-Pie ChalandonArchbishop of Aix (-Arles-Embrun), France
49.8SelectedFlorian-Jules-Félix DesprezBishop of Limoges, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Toulouse (-Narbonne), France
54.1SelectedJoseph Hippolyte Guibert, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Tours, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
15 Feb33.1Ordained BishopWilliam Joseph Hugh CliffordBishop of Clifton, England, Great Britain
17 Feb53.0AppointedJacques-Léon Thomine-Desmazures, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Thibet, ChinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
BornJoseph PflugerAuxiliary Bishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
20 Feb43.4SelectedJános SimorBishop of Győr (Raab), HungaryCardinal, Archbishop of Esztergom, Hungary
21 Feb62.5SelectedLouis DelcusyBishop of Viviers, France
46.8SelectedPierre-Henri Gérault de LangalerieBishop of Belley, FranceArchbishop of Auch, France
46.2SelectedArmand-René MaupointBishop of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion
22 Feb63.0DiedAgustín Guillermo Charún EspinozaBishop of Trujillo, Peru
57.1DiedJoseph CrétinBishop of Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
Mar61.1DiedGregorio BahadurBishop of Bursa (Bostra, Prusa) (Armenian), Turkey
3 Mar73.2DiedCelestino Maria Cocle, C.SS.R. †Titular Archbishop of Patrae (Veters)
7 Mar65.4DiedGiacomo BignottiBishop of Adria, Italy
23.0Ordained PriestJean-Marie-François LamourouxPriestBishop of Saint-Flour, France
8 Mar23.0Ordained PriestCasimiro ForlaniPriestBishop of Kotor (Cattaro), Montenegro
47.3Ordained BishopVinzenz GasserBishop of Brixen {Bressanone}, Italy
51.4Ordained BishopProsper-Michel-Arnaud HiraboureBishop of Aire, FranceBishop of Aire et Dax, France
10 Mar34.3AppointedHenri-Marie Amanton, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Arcadiopolis in AsiaApostolic Delegate Emeritus to Mesopotamia, Kurdistan, and Lesser Armenia, Iraq
34.3AppointedHenri-Marie Amanton, O.P. †Apostolic Administrator of Ispahan, IranApostolic Delegate Emeritus to Mesopotamia, Kurdistan, and Lesser Armenia, Iraq
34.3AppointedHenri-Marie Amanton, O.P. †Apostolic Administrator of Baghdad, IraqApostolic Delegate Emeritus to Mesopotamia, Kurdistan, and Lesser Armenia, Iraq
44.8ResignedJoaquim Moreira Reis, O.S.B. †Bishop of Angola e Congo, AngolaBishop Emeritus
11 Mar21.8ProfessedAgostino Ciasca, O.E.S.A. †Member of Order of Hermits of St. AugustineCardinal, Secretary of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
13 Mar29.1Ordained DeaconHenryk Piotr KossowskiDeaconAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
14 Mar75.1DiedTommaso Riario SforzaCardinal, Priest of the Roman Curia - Other
BornJohn TonerBishop of Dunkeld, Scotland, Great Britain
15 Mar22.9Ordained PriestGuglielmo Sanfelice D’Acquavella, O.S.B. †Priest of Order of Saint BenedictCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
17 MarBornFlorian StanAuxiliary Bishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino} (Romanian), Romania
19 Mar51.6AppointedLodovico AltieriChamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic ChamberCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Index
53.0ConfirmedGeorges-Claude-Louis-Pie ChalandonArchbishop of Aix (-Arles-Embrun), France
62.6ConfirmedLouis DelcusyBishop of Viviers, France
49.9ConfirmedFlorian-Jules-Félix DesprezBishop of Limoges, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Toulouse (-Narbonne), France
41.7ConfirmedPietro Maria FerrèBishop of Crema, ItalyBishop of Casale Monferrato, Italy
83.0AppointedLuigi GazzoliCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Via LataCardinal, Priest of the Roman Curia - Other
87.3DiedThomas GillowPriest
54.2ConfirmedJoseph Hippolyte Guibert, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Tours, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
69.9AppointedJuraj Haulík VáralyaiCardinal-Priest of Santi Quirico e GiulittaCardinal, Archbishop of Zagreb, Croatia
46.9ConfirmedPierre-Henri Gérault de LangalerieBishop of Belley, FranceArchbishop of Auch, France
64.5ConfirmedFederico ManfrediniBishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
Ordained BishopPietro MashadTitular Archbishop of Apamea in Syria
46.2ConfirmedArmand-René MaupointBishop of Saint-Denis-de-La Réunion
61.2ConfirmedFrançois-Nicholas-Madeleine MorlotCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
55.2AppointedElías Rodríguez OrtizCoadjutor Archbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
55.2AppointedElías Rodríguez OrtizTitular Archbishop of FlaviopolisCoadjutor Archbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
60.4AppointedRafael SalinasBishop of Cochabamba, Bolivia
43.5ConfirmedJános SimorBishop of Győr (Raab), HungaryCardinal, Archbishop of Esztergom, Hungary
40.6AppointedJuan Francisco de Paula Solar Mery, O. de M. †Bishop of San Carlos de Ancud, Chile
44.6InstalledFilippo VespasianiBishop of Fano, Italy
61.1AppointedJohannes von GeisselCardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in PanispernaCardinal, Archbishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
22 MarBornCharles Warren CurrierBishop Emeritus of Matanzas, Cuba
54.1Ordained BishopThomas FurlongBishop of Ferns, Ireland
48.4Ordained BishopAdrien-Hyppolyte Languillat, S.J. †Titular Bishop of SergiopolisVicar Apostolic of Kiangnan, China
38.9Ordained BishopJohn MacEvillyBishop of Galway, IrelandArchbishop of Tuam, Ireland
23 Mar29.1Ordained PriestHenryk Piotr KossowskiPriestAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
24 MarBornCarlo PietropaoliBishop Emeritus of Trivento, Italy
25 Mar39.0Ordained BishopSt. Antoine-Marie-Nicolas Daveluy, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of AkkaCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Corea
28 Mar22.6Ordained PriestGiacomo MerizziPriestBishop Emeritus of Vigevano, Italy
22.5Ordained PriestLouis OlivieriPriest of Ajaccio, FranceBishop
24.2Ordained PriestPietro ZamburliniPriestArchbishop of Udine, Italy
29 Mar34.4Ordained BishopHenri-Marie Amanton, O.P. †Titular Bishop of Arcadiopolis in AsiaApostolic Delegate Emeritus to Mesopotamia, Kurdistan, and Lesser Armenia, Iraq
41.7Ordained BishopPietro Maria FerrèBishop of Crema, ItalyBishop of Casale Monferrato, Italy
30 MarBornPeter Joseph Hurth, C.S.C. †Bishop Emeritus of Nueva Segovia, Philippines
31 MarBornCharles-Paul Sagot du VaurouxBishop of Agen, France
1 AprBornGustave-Lazare GarnierBishop of Luçon, France
3 AprBornIsidore-Marie-Victor Douceré, S.M. †Vicar Apostolic of New Hebrides {Isole Nouve Ebridi}, Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania)
51.0AppointedJoseph-Isidore Godelle, M.E.P. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Pondicherry, IndiaVicar Apostolic
51.0AppointedJoseph-Isidore Godelle, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of ThermopylaeVicar Apostolic of Pondicherry, India
5 AprBornRichard CollinsBishop of Hexham and Newcastle, England, Great Britain
6 Apr66.1DiedJosip SchrottBishop of Beograd (-Smederevo), Serbia
7 Apr74.7DiedSantiago Rodríguez Gil, O.P. †Bishop of Lugo, Spain
8 Apr46.3AppointedSpyrydon Lytvynovyč (Litwinowicz)Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), UkraineArchbishop
46.3AppointedSpyrydon Lytvynovyč (Litwinowicz)Titular Bishop of CanathaArchbishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
57.0AppointedGrzegorz Michał SzymonowiczCoadjutor Archbishop of Lviv (Armenian), UkraineArchbishop
57.0AppointedGrzegorz Michał SzymonowiczTitular Archbishop of MarcopolisArchbishop of Lviv (Armenian), Ukraine
9 Apr81.5DiedGiovanni Pietro Aurelio Mutti, O.S.B. †Patriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
11 AprBornFrancesco di CostanzoBishop Emeritus of Monopoli, Italy
23.9Ordained PriestFrancisco García y LópezPriest of Valencia, SpainAuxiliary Bishop
BornAthanasius Götte, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Northern Shensi {Scen-Si Settentrionale}, China
26.4Ordained PriestNarciso Martínez IzquierdoPriestBishop of Madrid, Spain
23.4Ordained PriestGiovanni Battista PaolucciPriestBishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
23.6Ordained PriestFrancesco Vincenzo Pesci, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Allahabad, India
13 AprAppointedJohn B. ByrneCoadjutor Bishop of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USAPriest of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
AppointedJohn B. ByrneTitular Bishop of RithymniaPriest of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
14 AprBornFerdinando FiandacaBishop Emeritus of Patti, Italy
17 AprBornThomas WhitesideArchbishop of Liverpool, England, Great Britain
24 Apr46.8AppointedFlavio ChigiApostolic Nuncio to BavariaCardinal, Archpriest of the Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano {Saint John Lateran Basilica}
25 AprBornGiuseppe GambaCardinal, Archbishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
61.3InstalledFrançois-Nicholas-Madeleine MorlotCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
26 AprBornGiacomo Maria de AmicisAuxiliary Bishop of Genova, Italy
BornHenri Doulcet, C.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Nicopoli, Bulgaria
47.6Ordained BishopHenry Damian JunckerBishop of Alton, Illinois, USA
43.9Ordained BishopJames Frederick Bryan WoodTitular Bishop of AntigoneaArchbishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
28 Apr35.6AppointedJohn Baptist ScandellaVicar Apostolic of Gibraltar
35.6AppointedJohn Baptist ScandellaTitular Bishop of AntinoëVicar Apostolic of Gibraltar
30 AprBornPietro Pacifici, C.R.S. †Archbishop of Spoleto, Italy
BornProspero ScacciaArchbishop of Siena, Italy
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