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The Year of Our Lord 1568

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornSebastiano AlbaniBishop of Sagone (Sagona), France
65.0DiedSalvador AlepuzArchbishop of Sassari, Italy
43.0DiedJean de BarbançonFormer Bishop-Elect of Pamiers, France
53.7ResignedFrançois de Beaucaire de PéguillonBishop of Metz, FranceBishop Emeritus
68.0ResignedMarcantonio BobbaBishop of Aosta, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
BornNicolas BourgoingBishop of Coutances, France
BornAnne Carron de MurvielBishop of Montauban, France
BornFrancesco Cereo de Mayda, O.M. †Bishop of Lavello, Italy
BornGiovanni Desideri (Conte)Bishop of Rieti, Italy
DiedJacopo CortesiBishop of Vaison, France
BornGonçalvo (Gonzalo) da SilvaBishop of Ceuta, Spain
DiedFrançois du BourgBishop of Rieux, France
BornCristovăo da Sá e Lisboa, O.S.H. †Archbishop of Goa, India
23.0Ordained PriestJohann ErtlinPriest of Eichstätt, GermanyAuxiliary Bishop of Bamberg, Germany
BornManuel Esteban Muniera, O. de M. †Bishop of Cefalů, Italy
BornEnnio FilonardiBishop of Ferentino, Italy
DiedOswald FischerAuxiliary Bishop of Freising, Germany
ResignedPierre GhinucciBishop of Cavaillon, FranceBishop Emeritus
BornGian Alberto GarzoniBishop of Canea (Cydonia, Egée), Greece
BornDiego Guevara, O.S.A. †Bishop of Nueva Caceres, Philippines
ResignedGiacomo Guidi, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Bishop of Penne e Atri, ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornFrancisco de la Serna, O.E.S.A. †Bishop of La Paz, Bolivia
AppointedJános LiszthiBishop of Veszprém, HungaryBishop of Győr (Raab), Hungary
ResignedGirolamo Maccabei de ToscanellaBishop of Castro [del Lazio], ItalyBishop Emeritus
ResignedJohannes Mahusius, O.F.M. Obs. †Bishop of Deventer, NetherlandsBishop Emeritus
DiedCornelius MacArdelBishop of Clogher, Ireland
DiedAntonio NumaiBishop Emeritus of Isernia, Italy
DiedEugene O’Doherty (O’Dochartaid), O.S.A. †Bishop of Derry, Ireland
DiedGiovanni Angelo PellegriniBishop of Gravina (di Puglia), Italy
BornIsidoro Pentorio, B. †Bishop of Asti, Italy
BornPedro de Perea (Pérez Díaz), O.S.A. †Bishop of Arequipa, Peru
46.0ResignedFelice Peretti Montalto, O.F.M. Conv. †Vicar Apostolic of Order of Friars Minor ConventualPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
BornFabio PiccolominiBishop of Massa Marittima, Italy
BornAndrea PierbenedettiBishop of Venosa, Italy
Ordained BishopJerzy PietkiewiczBishop of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), Lithuania
AppointedIstván Radeczy de ZemcheBishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, RomaniaBishop of Eger, Hungary
BornVittorio RagazzoniArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
ResignedGaleazzo Gegald (Regardus)Bishop of Bagnoregio (Bagnorea), ItalyBishop Emeritus
BornAlberto Rengjich di Ragusa, O.F.M. †Bishop of Smederevo (Semendria), Serbia
29.0Ordained BishopSarkis Rizzi el-BkoufaniAuxiliary Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), LebanonPatriarch
BornMelchor Rodríguez de Torres, O. de M. †Auxiliary Bishop of Burgos, Spain
DiedAngelo RossiBishop of Alife, Italy
BornFelice SiliceoBishop of Troia, Italy
DiedThomas StanleyBishop of The Isles (Sodor), Scotland, Great Britain
BornFernando de Vera y Zuńiga, O.S.A. †Bishop of Cuzco, Peru
BornDomingo (de Villaescusa) Ramírez de Arellano, O.S.H. †Bishop of Yucatán (Mérida), México
ResignedAlfonso de Villalobos XeresBishop of Squillace, ItalyBishop Emeritus
DiedPeter Wall, O.P. †Bishop of Clonmacnoise, Ireland
JanOrdained BishopJuan del CastilloBishop of Santiago de CubaBishop Emeritus of Santiago de Cuba
1 JanOrdained BishopPaolo Maria della RovereBishop of Cagli, Italy
6 Jan66.5DiedClemente d’Olera, O.F.M. Obs. †Cardinal, Bishop of Foligno, Italy
BornHenri de SpondeBishop Emeritus of Pamiers, France
7 JanDiedAndrás KövesBishop of Veszprém, Hungary
10 JanDiedTommaso MilesioArchbishop of Cosenza, Italy
14 Jan47.2AppointedAlessandro Farnese (Jr.)Archbishop of Monreale, ItalyCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
46.1ResignedMarcantonio MaffeiArchbishop of Chieti, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
75.0DiedMiklós OláhArchbishop of Esztergom, Hungary
AppointedGiovanni OlivaArchbishop of Chieti, Italy
23 Jan54.0ResignedAlessandro CrivelliBishop of Cariati e Cerenzia, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
AppointedPietro Giacomo MalumbraBishop of Cariati e Cerenzia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
57.0AppointedTommaso OrsiniBishop of Foligno, Italy
25 Jan47.7Ordained BishopStanisław KarnkowskiBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), PolandArchbishop of Gniezno, Poland
Ordained BishopGiovanni Antonio LocatelliBishop of Venosa, Italy
Ordained BishopGiovanni OlivaArchbishop of Chieti, Italy
DiedGuillaume de PélissierBishop of Montpellier, France
1 Feb56.0DiedBartolomé TorresBishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
6 FebAppointedPhilippe RodolfiBishop of Albi, France
44.1AppointedLorenzo StrozziCardinal, Archbishop of Aix, France
8 Feb44.1ResignedLorenzo StrozziAdministrator of Albi, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Aix, France
12 Feb94.1DiedRembert von KerssenbrockBishop of Paderborn, Germany
15 FebOrdained BishopAndrea MinucciArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
18 Feb47.9AppointedVincenzo PorticoApostolic Nuncio to PolandArchbishop Emeritus of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Croatia
20 Feb38.1ConfirmedHildebrand RiedmattenBishop of Sion {Sitten}, Switzerland
22 Feb38.8SelectedJohann von Hoya zu StolzenauBishop of Paderborn, GermanyBishop of Münster, Germany
27 FebAppointedNicolas Landes (Lailes)Bishop of Cork and Cloyne, Ireland
AppointedPaolo OdescalchiBishop of Penne e Atri, ItalyBishop Emeritus
54.1AppointedGuglielmo SirletoBishop of Squillace, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
29 Feb71.1DiedFernando de Loaces (Loazes), O.P. †Archbishop of Valencia, Spain
Ordained BishopPietro Giacomo MalumbraBishop of Cariati e Cerenzia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
10 Mar60.1ResignedBernardo SalviatiAdministrator of Clermont, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Saint-Papoul, France
AppointedAntoine SenneterreBishop of Clermont, France
12 Mar59.1Ordained BishopCipriano PallavicinoArchbishop of Genova, Italy
15 MarDiedJacques Dryaduschki, O.F.M. Obs. †Auxiliary Bishop of Poznań, Poland
17 Mar50.2AppointedHenri Le MeignenBishop of Digne, FranceBishop Emeritus
24 Mar30.2Elevated to CardinalAntonio CarafaCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santi Giovanni e Paolo
47.2Elevated to CardinalGianpaolo della ChiesaCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Pancrazio
65.5Elevated to CardinalDiego Espinosa ArévaloCardinal, Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
40.4AppointedLouis de Guise de LorraineCardinal-Priest of San Tommaso in ParioneCardinal, Bishop of Metz, France
60.2Elevated to CardinalJérôme Souchier, O. Cist. †Cardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Matteo in Merulana
4 Apr52.2DiedAlessandro StrozziBishop of Volterra, Italy
5 AprBornMaffeo BarberiniPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
30.2InstalledAntonio CarafaCardinal-Deacon of Sant’EusebioCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santi Giovanni e Paolo
47.2InstalledGianpaolo della ChiesaCardinal-Deacon of San CallistoCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Pancrazio
66.2AppointedTimoteo Giustiniani, O.P. †Bishop of Strongoli, Italy
65.2AppointedUmberto Locati, O.P. †Bishop of Bagnoregio (Bagnorea), ItalyBishop Emeritus
14 AprDiedBartolomé Sebastián de AroitiaArchbishop of Tarragona, Spain
17 Apr58.2Ordained BishopJakob von EltzArchbishop of Trier, Germany
25 Apr65.3Ordained BishopUmberto Locati, O.P. †Bishop of Bagnoregio (Bagnorea), ItalyBishop Emeritus
27 Apr69.4DiedGiovanni Michele SaraceniCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
30 Apr57.8AppointedGiovanni Battista Cicala (Cicada)Cardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina
36.1AppointedSt. Juan de RiberaTitular Patriarch of Antiochia {Antioch}Archbishop of Valencia, Spain
AppointedGirolamo Ferragatta, O.S.A. †Bishop of Aosta, Italy
68.3DiedLudovico SimonettaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Pesaro, Italy
4 MayDiedGuillaume VioleBishop of Paris, France
5 MayBornAlessandro d’EsteCardinal, Bishop of Reggio Emilia, Italy
6 May60.3DiedBernardo SalviatiCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Saint-Papoul, France
8 May36.3SelectedPierre de GondiBishop of Paris, FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
9 MayDiedEgidio Valenti, O.S.A. †Bishop of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
14 May55.3AppointedPhilibert Babou de La BourdaisičreCardinal-Priest of Sant’AnastasiaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Angoulęme, France
AppointedCamillo Campeggi, O.P. †Bishop of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
57.3AppointedGirolamo di CorregioCardinal-Priest of Santi Silvestro e Martino ai MontiCardinal, Archbishop of Taranto, Italy
65.7InstalledDiego Espinosa ArévaloCardinal-Priest of San Bartolomeo all’IsolaCardinal, Bishop of Sigüenza, Spain
40.6AppointedTolomeo GallioCardinal-Priest of Sant’Agata de’ GotiCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)
50.7AppointedAntoine Perrenot de GranvellaCardinal-Priest of Santa PriscaCardinal, Archbishop of Besançon, France
31 MayDiedWolfgang WestermeyerAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz, Germany
2 JunAppointedFrancisco Andrés de Carvajal, O.F.M. Obs. †Bishop of Puerto Rico (Porto Rico)Archbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
51.3AppointedLuigi CornaroCardinal-Priest of San VitaleCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
AppointedPedro Gómez (Fernández) de Córdoba, O.S.H. †Bishop of NicaraguaBishop of Santiago de Guatemala, Guatemala
46.4AppointedLuigi (Alvise) PisaniCardinal-Priest of San MarcoCardinal, Bishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
4 JunAppointedAntonio LorenziniAuxiliary Bishop of Pisa, ItalyBishop of Assisi, Italy
AppointedAntonio LorenziniTitular Bishop of Caesarea in PalaestinaBishop of Assisi, Italy
6 Jun58.4Ordained BishopPiotr MyszkowskiBishop of Płock, PolandBishop of Kraków, Poland
13 JunOrdained BishopCamillo Campeggi, O.P. †Bishop of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
17 Jun27.4Ordained PriestSilvio AntonianoPriestCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Salvatore in Lauro
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