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The Year of Our Lord 1876

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown55.9DiedAmbroise Abdo (Abdou)Patriarchal Vicar of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek), Palestine
26.0AppointedIgnace AbdulmessihArchbishop
21.5Ordained PriestLeonard BrindisiPriest of Athēnai {Athens}, GreeceArchbishop of Corfù, Zante e Cefalonia, Greece
29.9Ordained PriestAbbondio Cavadini, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusBishop of Mangalore, India
25.7Ordained PriestGiovanni del Papa, O.S.B. †Priest of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot of San Paolo fuori le Mura, Italy
46.9AppointedMelezio (Mélèce) FakkakBishop of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek), LebanonArchbishop of Beirut and Jbeil {Bairut e Gibail} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
42.8AppointedIgnazio Ghiurekian, C.M.V. †Abbot General of Congregazione Mechitarista di Venezia
23.6Ordained PriestVictoriano Guisasola y MenéndezPriest of Ciudad Real, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Toledo, Spain
19.5ProfessedFrançois-Nicolas-Alphonse Kunemann, C.S.Sp. †Member of Congregation of the Holy SpiritVicar Apostolic of Senegambia, Senegal
BornCallisto Lopinot, O.F.M. Cap. †Prefect Emeritus of Isole di Mayotta, Nossi-Bé e Comore, Madagascar
23.0Ordained PriestSaturnino de La Torre Merino, O.E.S.A. †Priest of Order of Hermits of St. AugustineVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Northern Hunan {Hu-Nan Settentrionale}, China
23.0ProfessedPasquale Morganti, O.Ss.C.A. †Priest of Oblates of Saints Ambrose and CharlesArchbishop of Ravenna, Italy
24.7Ordained PriestRamón Peris MenchetaPriestBishop of Coria, Spain
34.3Ordained PriestJean Baptist Rene, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusPrefect Emeritus of Alaska, USA
1 JanBornLawrence PereiraBishop of Kottar, India
3 JanBornDaniel Rivero RiveroArchbishop Emeritus of Sucre, Bolivia
5 Jan63.7SelectedBenito Romero, O.F.M. Disc. †Bishop of Cebu, Philippines
6 JanBornChristian CaminadaBishop of Chur, Switzerland
8 Jan65.2DiedGiuseppe AngeliniAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
9 Jan42.5SucceededVitale GalliBishop of Narni, Italy
56.7DiedJerzy IwaszkiewiczAuxiliary Bishop of Mohilev, Belarus
62.0DiedGiacinto LuziBishop of Narni, Italy
64.0Ordained BishopHonorio María de Onaindía y LópezBishop of Huesca, Spain
53.8Ordained BishopIsidoro Valls y PascualBishop of Gerona, Spain
10 JanBornAugusto BertazzoniBishop Emeritus of Potenza e Marsico Nuovo, Italy
11 Jan59.0AppointedMichael (Miguel) Domenec, C.M. †Bishop of Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus
54.8AppointedJohn TuiggBishop of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
12 Jan65.7SelectedJohann Baptist Rudolph KutschkerCardinal, Archbishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
16 Jan53.9Ordained BishopPedro Nolasco Colomer y MestresBishop of Vic, Spain
51.7Ordained BishopBl. Louis-Zéphirin MoreauBishop of Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
17 Jan63.3SelectedEtienne-Emile RamadiéArchbishop of Albi, France
18 Jan58.5Ordained BishopJuan José de Polo ValenzuelaBishop of Ayacucho o Huamanga (Guamanga), Peru
19 Jan65.9AppointedLuigi Filippi, O.F.M. Ref. †Archbishop of L’Aquila, Italy
20 Jan73.8DiedFrédéric-Gabriel-Marie-François de MargueryeBishop Emeritus of Autun (-Châlon-sur-Saône-Mâcon), France
22 JanBornJacques NessimianBishop of Iskanderiya {Alexandria} (Armenian), Egypt
23 Jan44.6Ordained BishopTomás Costa y FornagueraBishop of Lérida, SpainArchbishop of Tarragona, Spain
47.0Ordained BishopMelezio (Mélèce) FakkakBishop of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek), LebanonArchbishop of Beirut and Jbeil {Bairut e Gibail} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
25 Jan57.1AppointedAlessio Maria Filippi, O.F.M. Ref. †Vicar Apostolic of Southwestern Hupeh {Hu-Pè Occiduo-Meridionale}, China
57.1AppointedAlessio Maria Filippi, O.F.M. Ref. †Titular Bishop of PaneadeVicar Apostolic of Southwestern Hupeh {Hu-Pè Occiduo-Meridionale}, China
42.1AppointedSt. Grégoire Grassi, O.F.M. Obs. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Shansi {Scian-Si} (Chan-Si), ChinaVicar Apostolic of Northern Shansi {Scian-Si Settentrionale}, China
42.1AppointedSt. Grégoire Grassi, O.F.M. Obs. †Titular Bishop of Orthosias in PhoeniciaVicar Apostolic of Northern Shansi {Scian-Si Settentrionale}, China
52.0AppointedEusebio Marie Semprini, O.F.M. Ref. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Hunan {Hu-Nan}, ChinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Southern Hunan {Hu-Nan Meridionale}, China
52.0AppointedEusebio Marie Semprini, O.F.M. Ref. †Titular Bishop of TiberiopolisVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Southern Hunan {Hu-Nan Meridionale}, China
26 JanBornJean-Baptiste Claudel, C.SS.R. †Vicar Apostolic of Reyes, Bolivia
28 JanBornAntonio Álvaro y BallanoBishop of Zamora, Spain
64.8AppointedRuggero Luigi Emidio Antici MatteiCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in Panisperna
64.8AppointedFranz BernertVicar Apostolic of Saxonia (Saxony), Germany
64.8AppointedFranz BernertPrefect of Meißen (Meissen) {Lusazia o Lausitz; Sassonia}, GermanyVicar Apostolic of Saxonia (Saxony), Germany
64.8AppointedFranz BernertTitular Bishop of AzotusVicar Apostolic of Saxonia (Saxony), Germany
46.9ConfirmedJulien-François-Pierre CarmenéBishop of Martinique (Fort-de-France e Saint Pierre), AntillesBishop Emeritus
59.8AppointedAntonio CentoreAuxiliary Bishop of Capua, Italy
59.8AppointedAntonio CentoreTitular Bishop of TlosAuxiliary Bishop of Capua, Italy
57.6AppointedStanislao EulaBishop of Novara, Italy
53.1AppointedFrancesco FolicaldiTitular Bishop of Amathus in PalaestinaTitular Archbishop of Ephesus
42.8ConfirmedAbel-Anastase GermainBishop of Coutances (-Avranches), France
50.5AppointedManuel María León González y SánchezAuxiliary Bishop of Sevilla {Seville}, SpainBishop of Jaén, Spain
50.5AppointedManuel María León González y SánchezTitular Bishop of ZelaBishop of Jaén, Spain
51.1AppointedGiulio LentiVicegerent of Roma {Rome}, Italy
51.1AppointedGiulio LentiTitular Archbishop of SideVicegerent of Roma {Rome}, Italy
42.2AppointedGiovanni Battista PaolucciBishop of Nepi e Sutri, ItalyBishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
61.3AppointedPedro Payo y Piñeiro, O.P. †Archbishop of Manila, Philippines
63.8ConfirmedBenito Romero, O.F.M. Disc. †Bishop of Cebu, Philippines
42.6AppointedBl. Ciriaco María Sancha y HervásAuxiliary Bishop of Toledo, SpainCardinal, Patriarch of West Indies, Spain
42.6AppointedBl. Ciriaco María Sancha y HervásTitular Bishop of AreopolisCardinal, Patriarch of West Indies, Spain
36.5AppointedBl. Giovanni Battista ScalabriniBishop of Piacenza, Italy
53.3ConfirmedJoseph Franz von WeckertBishop of Passau, Germany
29 JanBornFrancisco Sales Reyes y AlicanteBishop of Nueva Caceres, Philippines
30 Jan58.3DiedAnselmo Fauli, O. Carm. †Bishop of Grosseto, Italy
36.5Ordained BishopBl. Giovanni Battista ScalabriniBishop of Piacenza, Italy
2 FebBornPlacide ColliardBishop of Lausanne et Genève, Switzerland
BornJosip SrebrničBishop of Krk (Veglia), Croatia
BornFranz Wolf, S.V.D. †Vicar Apostolic of Eastern New Guinea
6 Feb49.3Ordained BishopPedro Casas y SoutoBishop of Plasencia, Spain
53.1Ordained BishopFrancesco FolicaldiTitular Bishop of Amathus in PalaestinaTitular Archbishop of Ephesus
66.5Ordained BishopIstván JunákTitular Bishop of OlbaAuxiliary Bishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, Romania
66.8Ordained BishopVicente Pontes y Cantelar, O.S.A. †Bishop of Guadix, Spain
56.9Ordained BishopCesáreo Rodrigo y RodríguezBishop of Orense, Spain
7 FebBornRomuald JałbrzykowskiArchbishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
11 FebBornLouis-Joseph-Marie Auneau, S.M.M. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Shiré, Malawi
13 Feb36.5InstalledBl. Giovanni Battista ScalabriniBishop of Piacenza, Italy
16 FebBornAnton Oomen, M. Afr. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Mwanza, Tanzania
17 FebBornGaspare Hou (Hu)Prefect Emeritus of Linqing [Lintsing], China
19 FebBornHelvécio Gomes de Oliveira, S.D.B. †Archbishop of Mariana, Minas Gerais, Brazil
20 Feb67.0ResignedJean-Pierre-Jules DoursBishop of Soissons (-Laon), FranceBishop Emeritus
65.0DiedAntonio Maria ValenzianiBishop of Fabriano e Matelica, Italy
23 Feb66.2DiedFilippo CammarotaArchbishop of Gaeta, Italy
25 Feb74.1Ordained BishopPedro José Chávez PonceBishop of Puno, Peru
27 Feb48.9AppointedLouis Aloysius LootensAuxiliary Bishop of Vancouver Island, USAVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Idaho, USA
48.9ResignedLouis Aloysius LootensVicar Apostolic of Idaho and Montana, USAVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Idaho, USA
42.2Ordained BishopGiovanni Battista PaolucciBishop of Nepi e Sutri, ItalyBishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
28 FebBornMichael Joseph Keyes, S.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Savannah, Georgia, USA
2 MarBornEugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni PacelliPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
3 MarBornBl. Josaphat Joseph Kocylovskyj (Kotsylovsky), O.S.B.M. †Bishop of Przemyśl, Sambor, et Sanok (Ukrainian), Poland
4 Mar74.1InstalledPedro José Chávez PonceBishop of Puno, Peru
BornPierre Kernivinen, S.M.A. †Prefect Emeritus of Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire
5 MarBornAlfred-Odilon ComtoisBishop of Trois Rivières, Québec, Canada
45.1Ordained BishopJosé Telésphor Paúl y Vargas, S.J. †Bishop of PanamáArchbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada, Colombia
6 Mar47.0Ordained BishopJulien-François-Pierre CarmenéBishop of Martinique (Fort-de-France e Saint Pierre), AntillesBishop Emeritus
45.3DiedRafail PopovBishop of Bulgarian United Church (Bulgarian)
10 Mar41.8SelectedAntonio García y FernándezBishop of Segovia, Spain
62.1SelectedMariano Miguel Gómez Alguacil y FernándezBishop of Segorbe, SpainArchbishop of Valladolid, Spain
BornJaak Moris, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Roseau, Dominica, Antilles
12 Mar48.3Ordained BishopJosé María Orberá y CarriónBishop of Almería, Spain
61.4Ordained BishopPedro Payo y Piñeiro, O.P. †Archbishop of Manila, Philippines
42.7Ordained BishopBl. Ciriaco María Sancha y HervásTitular Bishop of AreopolisCardinal, Patriarch of West Indies, Spain
14 MarBornLuca PiergiovanniBishop of Tarquinia e Civitavecchia, Italy
49.2SelectedLouis-Joseph-Marie-Ange VigneBishop of Oran, AlgeriaArchbishop of Avignon (-Apt, Cavaillon, Carpentras, Orange, e Vaison), France
51.2AppointedMichael WarrenBishop of Ferns, Ireland
17 MarBornHenry Patrick RohlmanArchbishop Emeritus of Dubuque, Iowa, USA
19 Mar64.9Ordained BishopFranz BernertTitular Bishop of AzotusVicar Apostolic of Saxonia (Saxony), Germany
59.2InstalledMichael (Miguel) Domenec, C.M. †Bishop of Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus
42.8Ordained BishopThomas Galberry, O.E.S.A. †Bishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
42.9Ordained BishopAbel-Anastase GermainBishop of Coutances (-Avranches), France
51.7Ordained BishopManuel Gómez-Salazar y Lucio-VillegasBishop of Sigüenza, SpainArchbishop of Burgos, Spain
18.9ProfessedPeter Joseph Hurth, C.S.C. †Member of Congregation of Holy CrossBishop Emeritus of Nueva Segovia, Philippines
47.5SelectedJoseph-Frédéric SaivetBishop of Perpignan-Elne, France
55.0Ordained BishopJohn TuiggBishop of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
21 MarBornJean-Marie Masson, O.M.I. †Archbishop of Colombo in Ceylon, Sri Lanka
23 Mar56.4SelectedJulien CostesBishop of Mende, FranceBishop Emeritus
41.9SelectedJosip Juraj PosilovićBishop of Senj (-Modruš), CroatiaArchbishop of Zagreb, Croatia
24 MarBornGiuseppe De NicolaAuxiliary Bishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
BornJoseph Lörks, S.V.D. †Vicar Apostolic of Central New Guinea
50.1AppointedLeonardo de St. Louis Mellano, O.C.D. †Apostolic Administrator of Mangalore, IndiaBishop of Verapoly, India
25 Mar22.3ProfessedAugustin Marre, O.C.S.O. †Member of Order of Cistercians of the Strict ObservanceAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Reims, France
51.9SelectedJoseph-Sébastien-Ferdinand TerrisBishop of Fréjus, France
27 MarBornErmenegildo PellegrinettiCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
29 MarBornFélix Couturier, O.P. †Bishop of Alexandria in Ontario, Canada
31 MarBornMichael O’BrienBishop of Kerry (o Ardfert) e Aghadoe, Ireland
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