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Paul Ludolf Cardinal Melchers, S.J. †

Deceased

Archbishop Emeritus of Köln {Cologne}

Cardinal-Priest of Santo Stefano al Monte Celio

Member of Society of Jesus


Events

DateAgeEventTitle
6 Jan 1813BornMünster
14 Apr 184128.2Ordained DeaconDeacon of Münster, Germany
5 Jun 184128.4Ordained PriestPriest of Münster, Germany
3 Aug 185744.5AppointedBishop of Osnabrück, Germany
20 Apr 185845.2Ordained BishopBishop of Osnabrück, Germany
8 Jan 186653.0AppointedArchbishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
3 Jul 188572.4ResignedArchbishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
27 Jul 188572.5Elevated to Cardinal
30 Jul 188572.5AppointedCardinal-Priest of Santo Stefano al Monte Celio
10 Feb 189279.0ProfessedMember of Society of Jesus
14 Dec 189582.9DiedArchbishop Emeritus of Köln {Cologne}, Germany

MicroData Summary for Paul Ludolf Melchers:
Paul Ludolf Cardinal Melchers S.J. (born , died ) Archbishop Emeritus of Köln {Cologne}

  • a priest for 54.5 years
  • a bishop for 37.6 years
  • a cardinal for 10.3 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

Source(s):
  • c2+: CB
  • b/c2: Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 8, Page 215, and Page 429
  • b: Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 8, Page 53
  • b: The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church, 27 Jul 1885

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