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The Year of Our Lord 1870

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown70.2ResignedMichel-Antoine Anfossi, O.C.D. †Vicar Apostolic of Bangalore, IndiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
22.3Ordained PriestRamón Barberá y BoadaPriestBishop of Palencia, Spain
40.1AppointedAloys Elloy, S.M. †Apostolic Administrator of Archipelago of the Navigators {Arcipelago dei Navigatori}, American Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)Vicar Apostolic of Central Oceania, Tonga
22.2Ordained PriestGiacinto GaggiaPriestBishop of Brescia, Italy
26.1Ordained PriestElias Pierre Hoyek (Hoayek)PriestPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
DiedLuigi LastariaBishop of Cefalonia e Zante, Greece
28.8ProfessedAmbrogio Onorato Luddi, O.P. †Priest of Order of Friars PreachersBishop Emeritus of Assisi, Italy
33.0Ordained PriestThéodore MessaiehPriestArchbishop of Kerkūk (Chaldean), Iraq
22.7Ordained PriestEdward MacGennisPriestBishop of Kilmore, Ireland
BornHendrik Nollen, M.S.C. †'s-HertogenboschPrefect Emeritus of Nuova Guinea Olandese, Indonesia
24.1Ordained PriestCharles-Félix Pelvat, M.S.F.S. †Priest of Missionaries of St. Francis de Sales d’AnnecyBishop of Nagpur, India
27.4ProfessedStefano Scarella, P.I.M.E. †Priest of Pontifical Institute for Foreign MissionsVicar Apostolic of Southern Honan {Ho-Nan Meridionale}, China
17.2ProfessedElías Suárez, O.S.A. †Member of Order of St. AugustineVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Northern Hunan {Hu-Nan Settentrionale}, China
1 JanBornFerenc GossmanSoroksarAuxiliary Bishop of Vác, Hungary
3 Jan59.0AppointedAnnibale CapaltiCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Studies
66.0DiedEduardo Vásquez, O.P. †Bishop of Panamá
4 JanBornThomas Wulstan Pearson, O.S.B. †Preston, LancashireBishop of Lancaster, England, Great Britain
8 Jan42.6SelectedCharles-Emile FreppelBishop of Angers, France
46.0SelectedJoseph-Clair ReyneBishop of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, Antilles
9 Jan41.0Ordained BishopAugustus Maria Bernard Anthony John Gebhard ToebbeBishop of Covington, Kentucky, USA
19 Jan71.3DiedJohann Georg MüllerBishop of Münster, Germany
21 Jan49.1AppointedJean-Dominique Barbero, P.I.M.E. †Vicar Apostolic of Hyderabad, India
49.1AppointedJean-Dominique Barbero, P.I.M.E. †Titular Bishop of DolicheVicar Apostolic of Hyderabad, India
50.0AppointedLouis-Gabriel Delaplace, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Northern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Settentrionale} o Pe-Kin, China
44.5AppointedEdmond-François Guierry, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Eastern Chekiang {Ce-Kiam Orientale}, China
23 Jan42.8Ordained BishopPeter Joseph BaltesBishop of Alton, Illinois, USA
BornWilliam Francis O’Hare, S.J. †South Boston, MA, USAVicar Apostolic of Giamaica o Jamaica, Jamaica, Antilles
27 JanBornAtanasio María Vicente Soler y Royo, O.F.M. Cap. †Manises, SpainVicar Apostolic of Goajira, Colombia
30 Jan38.0Ordained BishopPierre-Timothee Attar (Hattar)Bishop of Diarbekir (Amida) (Chaldean), TurkeyBishop Emeritus of Mardin (Chaldean), Iraq
Ordained BishopGabriel FarsoBishop of Mardin (Chaldean), Iraq
79.4DiedBertrand-Sévère Mascarou-LaurenceBishop of Tarbes, France
1 FebBornLuis Durou y Sure, C.M. †Sainte-Sabine, FranceArchbishop of Guatemala
2 Feb65.4DiedMariano Puigllat y AmigóBishop of Lérida, Spain
BornFeliciano Rocha PizarroHinojalBishop of Plasencia, Spain
4 FebBornJuvencio Juan Hospital de la Puebla, O. Cart. †Villaeles de Valdavia, SpainVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Northern Hunan {Hu-Nan Settentrionale}, China
6 FebBornErnesto Coppo, S.D.B. †Rosignano Monferrato, ItalyVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kimberley in Western Australia
8 Feb45.5AppointedCaspar Henry BorgessTitular Bishop of CalydonBishop Emeritus of Detroit, Michigan, USA
65.1AppointedNapoleon Joseph PerchéCoadjutor Archbishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USAArchbishop
65.1AppointedNapoleon Joseph PerchéTitular Archbishop of AbderaArchbishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
9 Feb25.1Ordained PriestNematalla SeluanPriestArchbishop of Cipro (Maronite), Cyprus
11 Feb45.5AppointedCaspar Henry BorgessCoadjutor Bishop of Detroit, Michigan, USABishop Emeritus
37.1AppointedAntonio Colomer, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Eastern Tonking {Tonkino Orientale}, Viet NamVicar Apostolic of Northern Tonking {Tonkino Settentrionale}, Viet Nam
37.1AppointedAntonio Colomer, O.P. †Titular Bishop of ThemiscyraVicar Apostolic of Northern Tonking {Tonkino Settentrionale}, Viet Nam
12 Feb58.7DiedBasilio Gil y BuenoBishop of Huesca, Spain
23.2Ordained PriestBenedetto Spila, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Alatri, Italy
13 Feb62.7Ordained BishopAntonio Tomás Iturralde (Yturralde)Bishop of Ibarra, EcuadorBishop Emeritus
14 FebBornIgnace Hummel, S.M.A. †Soufflenheim, FranceVicar Apostolic of Costa d’Oro {Gold Coast}, Ghana
15 FebBornNoël de Cleene, C.I.M. †Nieuwkerken-Waas, BelgiumVicar Apostolic of Léopoldville, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
BornJean-Justin-Michel GirbeauBaixasBishop of Nîmes (-Uzès e Alès), France
21 FebBornRoberto Julio Colombo, O.F.M. Cap. †Castellanza, ItalyPrelate of São José do Grajaú, Brazil
23 FebBornVincenzo CelliRoma, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop of Beatissima Vergine Maria del SS.mo Rosario, Italy
BornFrançois-Joseph Dantin, M.S. †Meyrieux-Trouet, FranceVicar Apostolic of Antsirabé, Madagascar
62.1AppointedAntonio Giuseppe Pluym, C.P. †Titular Archbishop of TyanaBishop Emeritus of Nicopoli, Bulgaria
62.1ResignedAntonio Giuseppe Pluym, C.P. †Bishop of Nicopoli, BulgariaBishop Emeritus
24 FebBornJoão Batista BeckerSankt Wendel, GermanyArchbishop of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
BornJules-Géraud SaliègeCrouzy-HautCardinal, Archbishop of Toulouse (-Narbonne-Saint Bertrand de Comminges-Rieux), France
25 Feb82.3DiedLouis-Jacques-Maurice de BonaldCardinal, Archbishop of Lyon (-Vienne), France
27 FebBornManuel Antonio Arboleda y Scarpetta, C.M. †CartagoArchbishop of Popayán, Colombia
48.0Ordained BishopThomas Patrick Roger FoleyTitular Bishop of PergamumCoadjutor Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
2 MarBornArthur BéliveauMont Carmel de ChamplainArchbishop of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, Canada
3 MarBornAugusto Klinke LeierBraddorf, AustriaApostolic Administrator of Valdivia, Chile
9 Mar63.3SelectedJacques-Marie-Achille GinoulhiacArchbishop of Lyon (-Vienne), France
55.1SelectedPierre-Antoine-Justin PaulinierBishop of Grenoble, FranceArchbishop of Besançon, France
10 Mar48.0InstalledThomas Patrick Roger FoleyCoadjutor Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
560.2BeatifiedBl. Guillaume Grimoard, O.S.B. †Pope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
11 Mar42.9AppointedJohn CameronCoadjutor Bishop of Arichat, Nova Scotia, CanadaBishop of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
42.9AppointedJohn CameronTitular Bishop of TitiopolisBishop of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
54.4AppointedDaniel McGettiganArchbishop of Armagh, Ireland
47.1AppointedIgnazio Camillo Guglielmo Maria Pietro Persico, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Savannah, Georgia, USACardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Indulgences and Relics
64.8AppointedJohn Marcellus Peter Augustine Verot, P.S.S. †Bishop of Saint Augustine, Florida, USA
12 Mar41.5Ordained DeaconAntónio Aires de Gouveia (Ayres de Gouvea)DeaconTitular Archbishop of Chalcedon
BornRené-Marie-Joseph Perros, M.E.P. †Guewenheim, FranceVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bangkok, Thailand
26.2Ordained PriestAugustinus RosentreterPriest of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), PolandBishop
13 MarBornThomas O’Shea, S.M. †San Francisco, CA, USAArchbishop of Wellington, New Zealand
45.3Ordained BishopJosé de Jesús María Uriarte y PérezBishop of Sonora, MéxicoBishop of Sinaloa, México
14 MarBornVilmos BatthyányZala SzentgrothBishop Emeritus of Nitra, Slovakia
15 Mar44.3AppointedGéraud Bray, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Kiam-Si {Kiangsi}, ChinaVicar Apostolic of Northern Kiangsi {Kiam-Si Settentrionale}, China
44.3AppointedGéraud Bray, C.M. †Titular Bishop of LaganiaVicar Apostolic of Northern Kiangsi {Kiam-Si Settentrionale}, China
16 Mar53.4SelectedPierre-Anastase PichenotBishop of Tarbes, FranceArchbishop of Chambéry, France
18 Mar54.1AppointedJohn Joseph Lynch, C.M. †Archbishop of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
BornMichael Ott, O.S.B. †Neustadt am Main, GermanyAbbot Emeritus of Saint Peter-Muenster, Saskatchewan, Canada
19 Mar24.5Ordained PriestLuigi PiccardoPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
21 Mar43.7AppointedFederico León Aneiros (Aneyros)Auxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaArchbishop
43.7AppointedFederico León Aneiros (Aneyros)Titular Bishop of AulonArchbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
45.2AppointedManuel Canuto RestrepoBishop of Pasto, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
43.9ConfirmedPierre-Paul de CuttoliBishop of Ajaccio, France
42.8ConfirmedCharles-Emile FreppelBishop of Angers, France
34.6AppointedFrancesco Maria GranadoCoadjutor Bishop of Cochabamba, BoliviaBishop
53.0AppointedGiuseppe Milesi Pironi FerrettiCardinal, Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, Italy
53.0AppointedGiuseppe Milesi Pironi FerrettiCardinal-Bishop of SabinaCardinal, Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, Italy
49.9AppointedJosé María Mora y DazaBishop of Veracruz-Jalapa, MéxicoBishop of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles), México
46.2AppointedIgnacio Antonio ParraBishop of PanamáBishop of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia
46.2ConfirmedJoseph-Clair ReyneBishop of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, Antilles
25 Mar22.5Ordained PriestTomás Jenaro de Cámara y Castro, O.S.A. †Priest of Order of St. AugustineBishop of Salamanca, Spain
82.3DiedGiovanni Battista CiofiBishop of Chiusi e Pienza, Italy
26 Mar79.0DiedJosé Manuel de LemosBishop of Coimbra, Portugal
BornLuigi SinceroTrino VercelleseCardinal, Secretary of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches
27 Mar41.5Ordained PriestAntónio Aires de Gouveia (Ayres de Gouvea)PriestTitular Archbishop of Chalcedon
31 Mar66.1DiedAntonín Arnošt SchaaffgotscheBishop of Brno, Czech Republic
3 Apr49.3Ordained BishopJean-Dominique Barbero, P.I.M.E. †Titular Bishop of DolicheVicar Apostolic of Hyderabad, India
45.2Ordained BishopManuel Canuto RestrepoBishop of Pasto, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
53.1Ordained BishopGiuseppe Milesi Pironi FerrettiCardinal, Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina, Italy
6 AprBornArturo Celestino ÁlvarezClarinesBishop of Calabozo, Venezuela
57.2SelectedJohannes Bernard BrinkmannBishop of Münster, Germany
7 AprBornGiuseppe RomeoCatonaBishop of Nocera de’ Pagani, Italy
10 Apr45.3InstalledJosé de Jesús María Uriarte y PérezBishop of Sonora, MéxicoBishop of Sinaloa, México
12 Apr82.6DiedRaffaele BialeBishop of Albenga, Italy
13 Apr76.2DiedAlexandru DobraBishop of Lugoj (Romanian), Romania
15 Apr58.6DiedMatteo Eustachio GonellaCardinal, Bishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
16 Apr24.1Ordained PriestGiuseppe Ceppetelli (Cepetelli)PriestVicegerent of Roma {Rome}, Italy
24.0Ordained PriestJean-Marie-Léon DizienPriestBishop of Amiens, France
17 AprBornLouis Van Hoeck, S.J. †Antwerpen, BelgiumBishop of Ranchi, India
18 Apr44.0Ordained BishopPierre-Paul de CuttoliBishop of Ajaccio, France
42.9Ordained BishopCharles-Emile FreppelBishop of Angers, France
46.3Ordained BishopJoseph-Clair ReyneBishop of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, Antilles
19 Apr49.3Ordained BishopJosé Joaquín Isaza RuizTitular Bishop of EvariaBishop of Medellín, Colombia
21 AprBornStanislaw Wojciech OkoniewskiPopowoBishop of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), Poland
24 Apr45.7Ordained BishopCaspar Henry BorgessTitular Bishop of CalydonBishop Emeritus of Detroit, Michigan, USA
54.4Ordained BishopFrancisco Javier RodríguezBishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
62.1DiedGaetano StisciaBishop of Nusco, Italy
26 AprBornPaschal Charles David Robinson, O.F.M. †Dublin, IrelandApostolic Nuncio to Ireland
30 Apr78.2DiedThomas CookeBishop of Trois Rivières, Québec, Canada
BornAuguste De Clercq, C.I.C.M. †Avecapelle-lez-Furnes, BelgiumVicar Apostolic of Kasaï Superiore, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
51.7SucceededLouis-François Richer dit LaflècheBishop of Trois Rivières, Québec, Canada
BornJuan Perelló y Pou, M.S.C. †Santa María del CamíBishop of Vic, Spain
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