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The Year of Our Lord 1656

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknownBornFilippo AnastasioNapoliArchbishop Emeritus of Sorrento, Italy
33.3Ordained PriestJuan de Andaya y SotomayorPriestBishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, Spain
57.0ResignedFrancisco Araújo, O.P. †Bishop of Segovia, SpainBishop Emeritus
61.0AppointedGeorges Rizqallah Beseb’elyAuxiliary Bishop of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), LebanonPatriarch
AppointedGaspare Borghi (Burgi)Bishop of Penne e Atri, Italy
BornEdmund ByrneArchbishop of Dublin, Ireland
61.5ResignedPersio CaracciBishop of Larino, ItalyBishop Emeritus
16.6ProfessedAlessandro Ciceri, S.J. †Member of Society of JesusBishop of Nanking [Nanjing], China
38.0DiedMarco CrisioArchbishop of Bar (Antivari), Montenegro
BornFilippo della TorreCividaleBishop of Adria, Italy
BornFrançois de Nettancourt d’Haussonville de VaubecourtCathalaunenBishop Emeritus of Montauban, France
BornAndrea GalataCurbiniBishop of Shkodrë (Scutari), Albania
BornAntoine Girard de La Bornat (La Bournat)AuvergneBishop of Poitiers, France
BornFrançois Gaspard de GrammontAuxiliary Bishop of Besançon, France
DiedDominici de GrammaticaBishop of Andros, Greece
BornKazimierz Benedykt Lezeński, O. Cist. †WiślicaAuxiliary Bishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
DiedGerolamo LomelliniBishop of Todi, Italy
ResignedGiovanni Agostino MarlianiBishop of Accia and Mariana, FranceBishop of Reggio Emilia, Italy
DiedFrancesco MassucciBishop of Penne e Atri, Italy
36.0ResignedCamillo Massimo (Massimi)Apostolic Nuncio to SpainCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Sant’Anastasia
BornJuan Miguélez MendañaCubillos del SilBishop of Tortosa, Spain
DiedPaul Milliet de ChallesBishop of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, France
26.0Ordained PriestFrançois-Placide de Baudry de Piancourt, O.S.B. †Priest of Order of Saint BenedictBishop of Mende, France
47.0Ordained PriestCelio PiccolominiPriestCardinal, Archbishop of Siena, Italy
BornAntonio Prado Sandoval y RojasOlite, SpainTitular Bishop of Thermae Basilicae
48.0ResignedFrancesco Angelo RapaccioliBishop of Terni, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
BornAlphonsus RozadoGranatenBishop of Badajoz, Spain
BornJuan Ruiz SimónTarazonaBishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, Spain
52.9ResignedFederico SforzaBishop of Rimini, ItalyCardinal, Bishop of Tivoli, Italy
24.0Ordained PriestAmbrosio Ignacio Spínola y GuzmánPriestArchbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
DiedFelice TamburelliBishop of Sora, Italy
BornGuillaume TualLaurenanAuxiliary Bishop of Strasbourg, France
43.0AppointedTomasz Ujejski, S.J. †Bishop of Foreign DioceseAuxiliary Bishop of Warmia (Ermland), Poland
Jan54.0ResignedGiuseppe Cianti, O.P. †Bishop of Marsico Nuovo, ItalyBishop Emeritus
10 JanAppointedFrancisco de la Rocha, O.S. †Titular Bishop of Constantia in Arabia
34.1AppointedCarlo Fabrizio GiustinianiBishop of Accia and Mariana, France
AppointedVincenzo Giovannelli, O.F.M. †Bishop of Pult, Albania
AppointedJan LeszczyńskiBishop of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), Poland
16 JanBornDaniel Joseph MayerStrázArchbishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
17 JanDiedJerzy TyszkiewiczBishop of Vilnius, Lithuania
21 Jan42.0AppointedLeopold Wilhelm von ÖsterreichBishop of Wrocław (Breslau), PolandBishop-Elect of Passau, Germany
22 JanSelectedLorenzo Horta RodríguezBishop of Yucatán (Mérida), México
25 Jan42.1Ordained BishopPál HoffmannBishop of Pécs, Hungary
30 Jan73.1DiedPierdonato Cesi (Jr.)Cardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Marcello
31 Jan45.1AppointedLudwig Wilhelm BenzAuxiliary Bishop of Eichstätt, Germany
45.1AppointedLudwig Wilhelm BenzTitular Bishop of DardanusAuxiliary Bishop of Eichstätt, Germany
ConfirmedFrançois de BosquetBishop of Montpellier, France
67.1AppointedMiguel Escartín Arbeza, O. Cist. †Bishop of Lérida, SpainBishop of Tarazona, Spain
AppointedAlbertus GrabowskiTitular Bishop of Aenus
ConfirmedPedro Manero, O.F.M. †Bishop of Tarazona, Spain
72.5AppointedDiego Martínez ZarzosaBishop of Málaga, Spain
46.9AppointedDiego de Tejada y la GuardiaBishop of Ciudad Rodrigo, SpainArchbishop of Burgos, Spain
2 FebBornMarco Antonio AttaffiStignanoBishop of Squillace, Italy
12 FebDiedMiguel Pérez de NuerosBishop of Mallorca, Spain
14 Feb69.1DiedBernardo Florio, O. Cruc. †Archbishop of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
51.1AppointedDiego Antonio Francés de Urrutigoyti y LermaBishop of Barbastro, SpainBishop of Tarazona, Spain
41.1AppointedPietro Martire Rusca, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Caorle, Italy
16 Feb66.3DiedMarco GradenigoPatriarch of Aquileia, Italy
56.1SucceededGerolamo GradenigoPatriarch of Aquileia, Italy
17 Feb57.1DiedBernardo Atayde de Lima PereraBishop of Ávila, Spain
21 Feb63.1DiedGiovanni Paolo BuccerelliBishop of Narni, Italy
1 MarDiedLorenzo ReynosoArchbishop of Brindisi, Italy
3 Mar39.9AppointedBandino AccarigiBishop of Massa Marittima, Italy
6 Mar41.9AppointedAntonio BichiCardinal, Bishop of Osimo, Italy
49.2AppointedAndrea Bogdani (Bogadano)Archbishop of Skopje, MacedoniaArchbishop Emeritus
26.2AppointedPjetër BogdaniBishop of Shkodrë (Scutari), AlbaniaArchbishop of Skopje, Macedonia
AppointedGirolamo Cori (de Coris)Bishop of Nardò, ItalyBishop of Sovana (Soana), Italy
44.2AppointedVincenzo CostagutiCardinal-Deacon of Sant’EustachioCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Callisto
44.6AppointedGiancarlo de’ MediciCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Giorgio in Velabro
52.2AppointedGiulio GabrielliCardinal-Priest of Santa PriscaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Ascoli Piceno, Italy
AppointedMarcantonio OddiTitular Bishop of Hierapolis in IsauriaBishop of Perugia, Italy
44.8ResignedBl. Benedetto OdescalchiBishop of Novara, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
AppointedGiulio Maria Odescalchi, O.S.B. †Bishop of Novara, Italy
40.8AppointedVirginio Orsini, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Via LataCardinal, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati
39.2AppointedPaolo Emilio RondininiCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in CosmedinCardinal, Bishop of Assisi, Italy
41.2AppointedGeorgius VladagniBishop of Lezhë {Lesh, Alessio}, Albania
13 Mar35.9Ordained PriestBernardino León de la RochaPriestBishop of Coria, Spain
14 MarBornFrancisco de Paula Garcés Marcilla, O.M. †Formiche el BajoBishop of Huesca, Spain
BornRogerius GiacobettiAssisiBishop of Assisi, Italy
20 Mar59.3AppointedGiuseppe della Corgna (Cornea), O.P. †Bishop of Orvieto, ItalyBishop Emeritus
AppointedFranjo Soimirovic (Svimirovich), O.F.M. †Archbishop of Achrida (Ochrida), Bulgaria
25 Mar25.6Ordained PriestEstephan DouaihiPriestPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
60.8Ordained BishopÄgidius GeleniusTitular Bishop of Aureliopolis in AsiaAuxiliary Bishop of Osnabrück, Germany
26 Mar41.2Ordained PriestCarolus MontecatiniPriestTitular Archbishop of Chalcedon
Apr54.3ResignedGiacomo CorradiBishop of Jesi, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
BornGiovanni ManolaSpalatenBishop of Nona (Nin), Croatia
1 Apr71.3SelectedJuan del Pozo Horta, O.P. †Bishop of Segovia, Spain
23.0Ordained PriestFabrizio SusannaPriestBishop of Montepeloso, Italy
3 Apr69.3ConfirmedFrancisco Guerra, O.F.M. †Bishop of Plasencia, Spain
BornFrancesco Giacinto Valperga di MasinoTaurinenBishop of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, France
AppointedTomasz Wieyski (Ujejski)Bishop of Kyiv and Chernihiv (Kijów and Czernihow), UkraineBishop Emeritus
4 AprDiedAngelo Maria Ciria, O.S.M. †Archbishop of Chieti, Italy
15 Apr27.7Ordained PriestGerardus GherardiPriestBishop of Pistoia e Prato, Italy
24 Apr71.3DiedFrancesco CherubiniCardinal, Bishop of Senigallia, Italy
42.8AppointedAlderano CiboBishop of Jesi, ItalyCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
27 AprDiedMarcus Scura, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Durrës (Durazzo), Albania
28 Apr51.3DiedSyrus Straserra, C.R. †Bishop of Ajaccio, France
30 Apr45.3Ordained BishopLudwig Wilhelm BenzTitular Bishop of DardanusAuxiliary Bishop of Eichstätt, Germany
MayBornBisanzio FiliAltamuraBishop of Ostuni, Italy
1 May67.3DiedDomenico CecchiniCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Sisto
10 MayBornGerolamo Francesco MalpasciutoMontiliiBishop of Vercelli, Italy
14 May24.6Ordained BishopToussaint de Forbin-JansonTitular Bishop of Philadelphia in ArabiaCardinal, Bishop of Beauvais, France
16 May23.2Ordained PriestPierre de MontenbachPriest of Lausanne, SwitzerlandBishop
18 MayDiedGiovanni GeriniBishop of Pistoia e Prato, Italy
19 May43.4SelectedNicolas SévinCoadjutor Bishop of Cahors, FranceBishop
21 May31.4Ordained PriestAlexander Dunbar Winchester (Winster)PriestPrefect Emeritus of Scotland, Great Britain
29 May61.4AppointedJuan Francisco Arnaldo IsasiBishop of Puerto Rico (Porto Rico)
44.7AppointedMichele Beggiami (Beggiamo)Bishop of Mondovi, ItalyArchbishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
59.4AppointedSebastiano GentiliBishop of Terni, ItalyBishop Emeritus
ConfirmedLorenzo Horta RodríguezBishop of Yucatán (Mérida), México
46.4ConfirmedJuan Lozano, O.S.A. †Bishop of Mazara del Vallo, ItalyBishop of Plasencia, Spain
JunBornGiacomo Falconetti, O.P. †SenenBishop of Grosseto, Italy
17 JunAppointedGiovanni Battista BarducciBishop of San Miniato, Italy
23 Jun39.2AppointedGiovanni DelfinoCoadjutor Patriarch of Aquileia, ItalyCardinal, Patriarch
39.2AppointedGiovanni DelfinoTitular Archbishop of ThagasteCardinal, Patriarch of Aquileia, Italy
24 Jun38.7Ordained BishopLothar Friedrich von Metternich-BurscheidBishop of Speyer, GermanyArchbishop of Mainz, Germany
25 Jun51.5Ordained BishopDiego Antonio Francés de Urrutigoyti y LermaBishop of Barbastro, SpainBishop of Tarazona, Spain
26 Jun58.5AppointedTommaso Carpegna, C.R. †Bishop of Rimini, Italy
AppointedRaimondo CastelliBishop of Narni, Italy
47.5AppointedDiego Escolano y LedesmaBishop of Mallorca, SpainArchbishop of Granada, Spain
38.5AppointedLouis de Fortia-MontréalCoadjutor Bishop of Carpentras, FranceBishop
56.5ConfirmedGaspare LitagoArchbishop of Sassari, Italy
ConfirmedLouis de Nogaret de La ValetteBishop of Carcassonne, France
62.8AppointedAngelo PineriBishop of Marsico Nuovo, Italy
53.4AppointedFederico SforzaCardinal-Priest of Santi Silvestro e Martino ai MontiCardinal, Bishop of Tivoli, Italy
AppointedGiacomo VianoliTitular Bishop of FamagustaBishop of Torcello (Turris), Italy
29 JunOrdained BishopIgnace André AkhidjanBishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Syrian), SyriaPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
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