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The Year of Our Lord 1863

Bishop Events

January to April


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown60.6DiedMichele AdinolfiBishop of Nocera de’ Pagani, Italy
23.7Ordained PriestVicente Alda y SanchoPriestArchbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
52.9ResignedPierre Maria Bataillon, S.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Central Oceania, TongaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
38.5ProfessedJacques Bax, C.I.C.M. †Priest of Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of MaryVicar Apostolic of Central Mongolia {Mongolia Centrale}, China
25.0Ordained PriestFrançois-Xavier BosséPriestPrefect Emeritus of Golfe St-Laurent, Québec, Canada
AppointedJean-Baptiste Breheret, S.M. †Prefect of Fiji Island, Pacific (Oceania)Prefect Emeritus
23.0Ordained PriestArsenio del Campo y Monasterio, O.S.A. †Priest of Order of St. AugustineBishop Emeritus of Nueva Caceres, Philippines
28.4IncardinatedJames Francis CorbettPriest of Melbourne, AustraliaBishop of Sale, Australia
23.1Ordained PriestJosé Cueto y Díez de la Maza, O.P. †Priest of Order of Friars PreachersBishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
AppointedCarlos De Vera, O.S.B. †Abbot of Montecassino, Italy
52.4DiedJoannes Dominicus FalconeTitular Bishop of Eumenia
47.6AppointedJean-Pierre-Ignace Galfione, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect of SeychellesVicar Apostolic of Seychelles
21.1ProfessedFrançois-Mathurin Guichard, M.E.P. †Member of La Société des Missions EtrangèresVicar Apostolic of Kuiceu, China
35.2ResignedAudishu V (Georges Ebed-Iesu) KhayyathBishop of Amadiyah (Chaldean), IraqPatriarch of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
17.1ProfessedSalvador Masot y Gómez, O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersVicar Apostolic of Fo-Kien, China
51.4DiedLorenzo Donato Antonio Moffa, O.F.M. †Bishop of Boiano, Italy
20.3ProfessedLouis-Marie Pineau, M.E.P. †Member of La Société des Missions EtrangèresVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Southern Tonking {Tonkino Meridionale}, Viet Nam
26.1Ordained PriestEtienne-Marie Potron, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorTitular Bishop of Ierichus
25.3IncardinatedFranz Konstantin RampaPriest of Chur, SwitzerlandBishop
73.0DiedAntonio Clemens ScismanBishop of Ancira (Angora) (Armenian), Turkey
Jan81.9DiedFrancesco FaldiBishop Emeritus of Fabriano e Matelica, Italy
2 JanBornJoseph-Maxime SedfaouiAkmimBishop of Minya {Ermopoli Maggiore; Minieh} (Coptic), Egypt
6 Jan23.0Ordained PriestPaul-Félix Beuvain de BeauséjourPriestBishop of Carcassonne, France
17 Jan60.5DiedFrancesco Bruni, C.M. †Bishop of Ugento, Italy
50.0SelectedGeorges DarboyArchbishop of Paris, France
18 Jan47.4Ordained BishopJakob Ignaz Maximilian Stepišnik (Stepischnegg)Bishop of Lavant, Slovenia
19 JanBornTommaso Pio Boggiani, O.P. †Bosco-MarengoCardinal, Chancellor of the Apostolic Chancery
80.3DiedJohann Michael LeonhardBishop of Austria, Military
21 JanBornAugustine-Antoine Roy, M.E.P. †Le Pin, FranceBishop Emeritus of Coimbatore, India
22 Jan56.4SelectedAndrea CasasolaArchbishop of Udine, Italy
26 Jan69.5AppointedPedro Espinosa y DávalosArchbishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
27 JanBornAugustin SayeghianAlepArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Armenian), Syria
28 Jan69.3DiedGaetano Maria CattaniBishop of Carpi, Italy
BornEdward MulhernEderneyBishop of Dromore, Ireland
29 JanBornRoberto Achille Razzòli, O.F.M. †Villafranca di LunigianaBishop of Potenza e Marsico Nuovo, Italy
30 Jan64.1DiedJean-Jacques-David BardouBishop of Cahors, France
1 FebBornLudovico Antomelli, O.F.M. †Mazzano, ItalyBishop of Lodi, Italy
67.2DiedJuan José Arbolí y AcasoBishop of Cádiz y Ceuta, Spain
3 Feb70.8DiedJosé María Guerra y Rodríguez CorreaBishop of Yucatán (Mérida), México
6 Feb59.1AppointedJean-René Bessieux, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Two Guineas {Des Deux Guinées}, Gabon
42.8AppointedAloyse Kobès, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic of Senegambia, Senegal
8 FebBornHippolyte-Marie de La CelleBeaune-d’AllierBishop of Nancy (-Toul), France
18 FebBornAuguste GrumelChambéryBishop of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, France
19 Feb48.4SelectedBernardo Conde y Corral, O. Praem. †Bishop of Zamora, Spain
22 FebBornFrancisco Aguirre Murga, O.P. †Eloibar, SpainVicar Apostolic of Foochow [Fuzhou], China
44.7Ordained BishopFrancisco Gainza Escobás, O.P. †Bishop of Nueva Caceres, Philippines
23 FebBornLuigi CapotostiMontegibertoCardinal, Datary of the Apostolic Datary
24 Feb62.7DiedAngelo Parsi, C.P. †Bishop of Nicopoli, BulgariaVicar Apostolic of Valachia, Romania
25 FebBornAdolf Józef JełowickiWarszawaAuxiliary Bishop of Lublin, Poland
59.6SelectedAntonio ManastyrskiBishop of Przemyśl, Poland
BornFrancesco Giuseppe Seminara, O.F.M. Cap. †GangiBishop Emeritus of Crete {Candia}, Greece
26 Feb70.5DiedJoaquín Barbajero y VillarBishop of León, Spain
43.3SelectedEugène Amable Jean Claude Lachat, C.Pp.S. †Bishop of Basel, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
28 Feb22.0Ordained DeaconFrantišek Saleský BauerDeacon of Olomouc, Czech RepublicCardinal, Archbishop
24.0Ordained PriestRuggero CatizonePriestAuxiliary Bishop of Catanzaro, Italy
BornAlexis-Henri-Marie Lépicier, O.S.M. †Vaucouleurs, FranceCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation of the Affairs of Religious
22.6Ordained PriestJose Maria Ignacio Montes de Oca y ObregónPriestBishop of San Luis Potosí, México
1 MarBornJohannes ScheifesAldekirkAuxiliary Bishop of Münster, Germany
69.8DiedJan TeraszkiewiczAdministrator of Chełm (Ukrainian), Poland
6 MarBornRobert BürklerRorschachBishop of Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
8 Mar57.6AppointedLodovico AltieriArchpriest of the Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano {Saint John Lateran Basilica}Cardinal, Prefect of the Roman Curia - Other
11 Mar37.3SelectedCharles-Martial Allemand-LavigerieBishop of Nancy (-Toul), FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Alger, Algeria
13 MarBornJosé Américo OrzaliBuenos AiresArchbishop of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
15 MarBornLeonard Stefan Deda, O.F.M. †ShkodrëBishop of Lezhë {Lesh, Alessio}, Albania
BornJohn Edward Gunn, S.M. †Fivemiletown, IrelandBishop of Natchez, Mississippi, USA
16 Mar37.3ConfirmedCharles-Martial Allemand-LavigerieBishop of Nancy (-Toul), FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Alger, Algeria
60.8Elevated to CardinalGiuseppe Andrea BizzarriCardinal, Prefect of the Roman Curia - Other
69.3AppointedMichael Franciscus ButtigiegAuxiliary Bishop of MaltaBishop of Gozo, Malta
69.3AppointedMichael Franciscus ButtigiegTitular Bishop of LeteBishop of Gozo, Malta
48.5ConfirmedBernardo Conde y Corral, O. Praem. †Bishop of Zamora, Spain
50.1ConfirmedGeorges DarboyArchbishop of Paris, France
57.3Elevated to CardinalAntonio Saverio De LucaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Studies
55.8ConfirmedKarl Johann GreithBishop of Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
47.6Elevated to CardinalFilippo Maria Guidi, O.P. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bologna, Italy
63.8AppointedJan Mikołaj KalińskiCoadjutor Bishop of Chełm (Ukrainian), PolandBishop of Chełm and Bełz (Ukrainian), Poland
63.8SucceededJan Mikołaj KalińskiBishop of Chełm (Ukrainian), PolandBishop of Chełm and Bełz (Ukrainian), Poland
59.2Elevated to CardinalLuis de la Lastra y CuestaCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
59.2ConfirmedLuis de la Lastra y CuestaCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
38.0AppointedKonstanty Ireneusz ŁubieńskiBishop of Sejny o Sejna o Augustów, Poland
38.7AppointedManuel Antonio PalaciosCoadjutor Bishop of ParaguayBishop
38.7AppointedManuel Antonio PalaciosTitular Bishop of MallusBishop of Paraguay
65.2Elevated to CardinalFrancesco PentiniCardinal, Priest of the Roman Curia - Other
50.6Elevated to CardinalJean-Baptiste-François Pitra, O.S.B. †Cardinal, Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, Italy
47.7AppointedVincent Teofilo PopielBishop of Płock, PolandArchbishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
49.9ConfirmedIosif Papp-SzilágyiBishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino} (Romanian), Romania
74.2AppointedRoberto Giovanni F. RobertiCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria ad MartyresCardinal, Priest of the Roman Curia - Other
59.1AppointedPawel RzewuskiAuxiliary Bishop of Warszawa {Warsaw}, PolandAuxiliary Bishop-Elect
59.1AppointedPawel RzewuskiTitular Bishop of PrusaAuxiliary Bishop-Elect of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
69.8AppointedJan TeraszkiewiczBishop of Chełm (Ukrainian), PolandAdministrator
62.0Elevated to CardinalGiuseppe Luigi TrevisanatoCardinal, Patriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
19 Mar60.8AppointedGiuseppe Andrea BizzarriCardinal-Priest of San Girolamo dei CroatiCardinal, Prefect of the Roman Curia - Other
49.3AppointedCarlos María Colina y RubioBishop of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles), México
63.8AppointedJosé Antonio de la Peña y NavarroBishop of Zamora, Michoacán, México
69.7InstalledPedro Espinosa y DávalosArchbishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
66.5AppointedBernardo Gárate y López de ArizmendiBishop of Querétaro, México
58.4AppointedIgnacio Mateo Guerra y AlbaBishop of Zacatecas, México
47.6AppointedFilippo Maria Guidi, O.P. †Cardinal-Priest of San SistoCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bologna, Italy
46.9AppointedPelagio Antonio de Labastida y DávalosArchbishop of México, Federal District
58.3AppointedCarlos Manuel Ladrón de GuevaraBishop of Chiapas (Ciudad Real de Chiapas), México
52.3AppointedClemente de Jesús Munguía y NúñezArchbishop of Michoacán, México
22.7Ordained PriestGabriele Neviani, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Sapë, Albania
50.8AppointedJuan Bautista de Ormeachea y ErnáezBishop of Tulancingo, Hidalgo, México
65.2AppointedFrancesco PentiniCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Portico (Campitelli)Cardinal, Priest of the Roman Curia - Other
50.6AppointedJean-Baptiste-François Pitra, O.S.B. †Cardinal-Priest of San Tommaso in ParioneCardinal, Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, Italy
45.2AppointedAmbrosia María Serrano y RodriguezBishop of Chilapa, Guerrero, México
42.3AppointedJosé María de Jesús Díez de Sollano y DávaolsBishop of León, Guanajuato, México
39.5AppointedFrancisco de Paula Suárez Peredo y BezaresBishop of Veracruz-Jalapa, México
20 MarBornCarlo Castelli, Obl.S.C. †Gorla MinoreArchbishop of Fermo, Italy
21 Mar23.2Ordained PriestCasimiro GennariPriest of Conversano, ItalyCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Council
24.1Ordained PriestJean-Augustin GermainPriest of Nîmes, FranceArchbishop of Toulouse (-Narbonne), France
25.7Ordained PriestWilliam Hickley Gross, C.SS.R. †Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerArchbishop of Oregon City, Oregon, USA
23.8Ordained PriestAntonio Adolfo Pérez y AguilarPriestArchbishop of San Salvador, El Salvador
22 Mar37.3Ordained BishopCharles-Martial Allemand-LavigerieBishop of Nancy (-Toul), FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Alger, Algeria
25 MarBornAnton GislerBürglenCoadjutor Bishop of Chur, Switzerland
27 Mar42.9AppointedFedele Abbati (Abati), O.F.M. †Bishop of Santorini {Thira}, GreeceBishop Emeritus of Chios (Scio), Greece
49.2AppointedNikolaus AdamesVicar Apostolic of LuxembourgBishop Emeritus of Luxembourg
49.2AppointedNikolaus AdamesTitular Bishop of HalicarnassusBishop Emeritus of Luxembourg
43.2AppointedNicholas ConatyCoadjutor Bishop of Kilmore, IrelandBishop
43.2AppointedNicholas ConatyTitular Bishop of RhodiapolisBishop of Kilmore, Ireland
35.2AppointedGaspar Fernández, O.P. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Eastern Tonking {Tonkino Orientale}, Viet Nam
35.2AppointedGaspar Fernández, O.P. †Titular Bishop of MiletopolisCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Eastern Tonking {Tonkino Orientale}, Viet Nam
28 Mar45.4DiedCharles-Théodore BaudryBishop of Périgueux (-Sarlat), France
29 Mar32.4Ordained PriestHerculano López de la MoraPriestBishop of Sonora, México
30 Mar75.1DiedGiuseppe CosenzaCardinal, Archbishop of Capua, Italy
2 AprBornGiovanni Battista Arista-Vigo, C.O. †PalermoBishop of Acireale, Italy
3 AprBornDomenico MarianiPosta, ItalyCardinal, President of the Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
4 Apr22.7Ordained PriestCesare BoccaneraPriestBishop Emeritus of Narni, Italy
24.5Ordained PriestAdrien-Alexis FodèrePriest of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, FranceBishop
5 Apr23.3Ordained PriestIoan OlteanuPriestBishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino} (Romanian), Romania
6 AprBornJean-Baptiste PeltBlettangeBishop of Metz, France
10 Apr53.0DiedFrancesco Marie Alli MaccaraniBishop of San Miniato, Italy
74.4DiedBenedetto Colonna Barberini di SciarraCardinal, Archpriest of the Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano {Saint John Lateran Basilica}
12 Apr24.2Ordained PriestJohn Anthony ForestPriest of Galveston, Texas, USABishop of San Antonio, Texas, USA
13 AprBornLúcio Antunes de SouzaSão Sebastião do Rio VerdeBishop of Botucatu, Brazil
ResignedMariano Chacón y BecerraBishop-Elect of Puno, PeruFormer Bishop-Elect
16 Apr28.7Ordained PriestStefan Antoni DenisewiczPriest of Mohilev, BelarusAuxiliary Bishop
17 Apr49.1AppointedLeandro Rodríguez de la Gala y EnríquezApostolic Administrator of Yucatán (Mérida), MéxicoBishop
77.9DiedMichel’ Angelo SorrentinoBishop of Marsi, Italy
23 AprBornGiosuè CattarossiCornaleBishop of Belluno e Feltre, Italy
54.6AppointedAntonio Maria (Niccolò) Panebianco, O.F.M. Conv. †Prefect of the Congregation for Indulgences and RelicsCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santi XII Apostoli
24 Apr64.0AppointedNiccola Clarelli ParraccianiCardinal, Secretary of the Roman Curia - Other
25 Apr22.5Ordained DeaconMarijan Marković, O.F.M. †Deacon of Order of Friars MinorApostolic Administrator of Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
45.4SelectedJuan de la Cruz Ignacio Moreno y MaisanoveArchbishop of Valladolid, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Toledo, Spain
26 Apr22.5Ordained PriestMarijan Marković, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorApostolic Administrator of Banjaluka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
27 Apr71.7DiedCarlos Cristóvão Genuês PereiraBishop of Faro {Algarve}, Portugal
29 Apr52.1SelectedFélix María Arrieta y Llano, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Cádiz y Ceuta, SpainBishop Emeritus
58.5SelectedCalixto Castrillo y OrnedoBishop of León, Spain
71.2DiedHryhorij JachimowiczArchbishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
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