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The Year of Our Lord 1797

Bishop Events

January to June


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown24.8Ordained PriestJosé Buenaventura Arias BergaraPriestVicar Apostolic of Mérida, Venezuela
41.3AppointedCesare BrancadoroSecretary of the Congregation for Propagation of the FaithCardinal, Archbishop of Fermo, Italy
79.7DiedBonaventura CalcagniniBishop of Penne e Atri, Italy
BornEfisio CasulaOristanoBishop of Alghero, Italy
29.7Ordained PriestPierre-Michel-Marie DoublePriestBishop of Tarbes, France
BornGiorgio HurmuzConstantinopleTitular Archbishop of Siunia
26.0Ordained PriestJames MagauranPriestBishop of Ardagh (and Clonmacnois), Ireland
16.2ProfessedFranz Laurenz Mauermann, O.S.B. †Member of Order of Saint BenedictVicar Apostolic of Saxonia (Saxony), Germany
22.0Ordained PriestRamón Ignacio MéndezPriestArchbishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
22.3Ordained PriestGiuseppe Gasparo MezzofantiPriestCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Sant’Onofrio
27.4Ordained PriestJohann Theodor van der NootPriest of Trier, GermanyVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Luxembourg
BornPaolo Sardi, O.F.M. Conv. †ItalyTitular Bishop of Vera
BornJames SharplesCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Lancashire District, England, Great Britain
26.0Ordained PriestPhilip Felix SzumborskiPriestBishop of Chełm (Ruthenian), Poland
BornJózef TwarowskiBrzezńicaAuxiliary Bishop of Janów Podlaski (Podlaska o Janów), Poland
57.2DiedAngelo Maria Vassalli, O.S.B. †Bishop of Massa Lubrense, Italy
73.5DiedFrancesco Saverio De VivoBishop of Nusco, Italy
Jan52.0AppointedThomas HusseyBishop of Waterford and Lismore, Ireland
11 JanAppointedCharles O’DonnellCoadjutor Bishop of Derry, IrelandBishop
AppointedCharles O’DonnellTitular Bishop of CapsusBishop of Derry, Ireland
18 JanBornJuan Alfonso Albuquerque BeriónAguilasBishop of Córdoba, Spain
21 JanBornAuguste Allou (Alloux)ProvinsBishop of Meaux, France
1 Feb75.6DiedFerdynand Onufry KickiArchbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
2 Feb51.1DiedMikeli Kryezezi (Criesesi)Bishop of Lezhë {Lesh, Alessio}, Albania
8 Feb80.4DiedAlonso de Solís Marroquín y Gragera, O.S. †Bishop of Badajoz, Spain
11 FebBornAntonio Herrán y ZaldúaHondaArchbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada, Colombia
41.0AppointedLorenzo LittaApostolic Nuncio to Russian FederationCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
12 FebBornJohn Timon, C.M. †Conewago, PABishop of Buffalo, New York, USA
14 FebAppointedMarcello Cortenovis, B. †Vicar Apostolic of Ava e Pegù, Myanmar
AppointedMarcello Cortenovis, B. †Titular Bishop of Sebastopolis in ArmeniaVicar Apostolic of Ava e Pegù, Myanmar
AppointedLuigi Grondona, B. †Titular Bishop of Calydon
15 FebBornEtienne Jean François Le HerpeurCaen, FranceBishop of Martinique (Fort-de-France e Saint Pierre), Martinique, Antilles
18 FebBornJean-Baptiste Boucho, M.E.P. †Athos-Aspis, FranceVicar Apostolic of Malacca-Singapore
BornPietro Antonio GaribaldiGenovaTitular Archbishop of Myra
19 Feb76.2DiedJerónimo Rogado de Carvalhal e SilvaBishop of Guarda, Portugal
22 Feb80.1DiedJoseph-Dominique de CheylusBishop of Bayeux, France
26 Feb75.9DiedDamian August Philipp Karl von Limburg-StyrumBishop of Speyer, Germany
1 Mar73.8DiedFranz de Paula Xaver Ludwig Jakob von BreunerBishop of Chiemsee, Germany
3 Mar61.8AppointedVincenzo Labini, O.S.Io.Hieros. †Titular Archbishop of RhodusBishop of Malta
10 Mar65.4AppointedCarlo Luigi Buronzo del SignoreApostolic Administrator of Torino {Turin}, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
15 Mar65.5ResignedIgnazio BuscaSecretary of StateCardinal, Chamberlain (Camerlengo) of the College of Cardinals
23 Mar71.1DiedFrancisco Cuadrillero MotaBishop of Mondoñedo, Spain
BornManoel de Monte Rodrigues de AraújoRecifeBishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
28 MarBornAnnibale-Raffaele Montalcini, C.SS.R. †CrotoneArchbishop of Santa Severina, Italy
1 Apr27.4Ordained PriestThomas GillowPriest
27.3Ordained PriestKyran MarumPriest of Ossory, IrelandBishop
25.1Ordained PriestThomas PenswickPriestVicar Apostolic of Northern District, England, Great Britain
24.0Ordained PriestGiovanni Battista TomasuoloPriestBishop Emeritus of Nicotera e Tropea, Italy
42.6AppointedSigmund Christoph von Waldburg-Zeil-TrauchburgBishop of Chiemsee, GermanyBishop Emeritus
3 Apr68.8DiedJuan Francisco Armada AraujoBishop of Huesca, Spain
7 Apr42.6Ordained BishopSigmund Christoph von Waldburg-Zeil-TrauchburgBishop of Chiemsee, GermanyBishop Emeritus
8 Apr75.7DiedSalvatore Ventimiglia, C.O. †Bishop Emeritus of Catania, Italy
15 Apr23.1Ordained PriestJohann Wilhelm BauschPriest of Trier, GermanyBishop of Limburg, Germany
23.7Ordained PriestJohann Georg BossiPriest of Chur-Sankt Gallen, SwitzerlandBishop
22.0Ordained DeaconVitaliano ProvenzanoDeaconAuxiliary Bishop of Catanzaro, Italy
22 Apr58.1SelectedPhilipp Franz Wilderich Nepomuk von WalderdorfBishop of Speyer, Germany
May86.5DiedCornelio di San Giuseppe (Giuseppe) Reina, O.C.D. †Bishop of Ispahan, Iran
8 MayBornGiacomo Luigi BrignoleGenoa, ItalyCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
14 May59.0ResignedLouis Charrier de La RocheBishopBishop of Versailles, France
17 May68.2DiedJuan Antonio Gallego y Orbigo, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Manila, Philippines
21 May24.2Ordained PriestGiuseppe Maria Giove, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Gallipoli, Italy
25 May24.0Ordained PriestJózef Szczepan KoźmianPriestBishop of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
28 MayOrdained BishopGregorius de Varess, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Ruspae
Jun79.4DiedFrançois-d’Etienne de Saint-Jean de PrunièresBishop of Grasse, France
4 Jun23.9Ordained DeaconGiovanni Maria BuaDeaconArchbishop of Oristano, Italy
6 Jun23.9Ordained PriestGiovanni Maria BuaPriestArchbishop of Oristano, Italy
10 Jun22.8Ordained PriestCarlo Tommaso ArnosioPriestArchbishop of Sassari, Italy
24.1Ordained PriestUgolino CarliniPriestBishop of Cortona, Italy
22.6Ordained DeaconMarcin von Dundin Sulgustowski (Dunin)Deacon of Kraków, PolandArchbishop of Gniezno e Poznań, Poland
45.2Ordained DeaconFilippo GhighiDeaconBishop of Sovana (Soana), Italy
23.1Ordained PriestJohann Baptist Judas Thaddeus von KellerPriest of Rottenburg, GermanyBishop
13 JunBornAnton FiałkowskiNowy-LepelArchbishop of Mohilev, Belarus
14 Jun50.2SelectedGiacinto della Torre, O.S.A. †Archbishop (Personal Title) of Acqui, ItalyArchbishop of Torino {Turin}, Italy
16 Jun29.3Ordained PriestGodehard Joseph OsthausPriest of Hildesheim, GermanyBishop
24 Jun69.8DiedEustaquio Azara, O.S.B. †Bishop of Barcelona, Spain
BornJohn Joseph HughesAnnaloghan, IrelandArchbishop of New York, New York, USA
26 JunBornCharles-Nicolas-Pierre DidiotEsnes-en-ArgonneBishop of Bayeux (-Lisieux), France
49.7DiedMichal Mateusz Stadnicki, O.S.B.M. †Bishop of Foreign Diocese
29 JunBornIreneus Frederic BaragaMala Vas, AustriaBishop of Sault Sainte Marie and Marquette, Michigan, USA
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