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The Year of Our Lord 1839

Bishop Events

January to April


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown59.0Ordained PriestTommaso BernettiPriestCardinal, Secretary Emeritus of the Secretariat of State
24.6ProfessedSt. Siméon-François Berneux, M.E.P. †Priest of La Société des Missions EtrangèresVicar Apostolic of Corea
62.5DiedAntonio Burbano, O.S.A. †Auxiliary Bishop of Popayán, Colombia
19.7ProfessedEligio Pietro Cosi, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorVicar Apostolic of Shantung {Scian-Ton} (Chan-tong), China
20.4ProfessedRaffaele Danise, M.I. †Member of Order of the Ministers of the SickBishop of Caiazzo, Italy
22.9Ordained PriestManuel del Conde y BlancoPriestBishop of San Luis Potosí, México
ResignedPietro ScialiArchbishop of Skopje, MacedoniaArchbishop Emeritus
27.8Ordained PriestLuis Tola y AvilésPriestBishop Emeritus of Portoviejo (Porto Vecchio), Ecuador
ResignedJohn Baptist Nosardy ZinoVicar Apostolic of GibraltarVicar Apostolic Emeritus
2 JanBornMatthew GaffneyMeathBishop Emeritus of Meath, Ireland
82.1DiedPietro TascaBishop of Cefalù, Italy
6 JanBornBasilio Haggiar, B.S. †GezzinBishop of Saïda (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
BornJoaquín Acadio Pagaza y OrdóñezValle de BravoBishop of Veracruz-Jalapa, México
BornFrancis Mary Redwood, S.M. †Tixall, Great BritainArchbishop of Wellington, New Zealand
9 JanBornJohn Edmund FitzmauriceMoyvane, Newtownsandes, IrelandBishop of Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
11 JanBornPedro Schumacher, C.M. †KerpenBishop of Portoviejo (Porto Vecchio), Ecuador
12 Jan23.2Ordained DeaconMatthias EberhardDeacon of Trier, GermanyBishop
13 Jan84.4DiedFrancesco Maria de Luca, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Lanciano (e Ortona), Italy
16 JanBornAntonio María DuránTrujilloBishop of Guayana, Venezuela
22 Jan89.2RetiredJean Brumault de BeauregardBishop of Orléans, FranceBishop Emeritus
45.4SelectedFrançois-Adélaïde-Adolphe LannélucCoadjutor Bishop of Aire, FranceBishop
27 Jan13.0Ordained PriestJosé María Covarrubias y MejíaPriestBishop of Antequera, Oaxaca, México
23.2Ordained PriestBernardo Gaetani d’Aragona, O.S.B. †Priest of Order of Saint BenedictBishop of San Severo, Italy
29 Jan54.4DiedFilippo ArricaBishop of Alghero, Italy
53.6SelectedRomain-Frédéric GallardCoadjutor Archbishop of Reims, France
30 Jan76.3DiedFilippo MonacelliBishop of Pesaro, Italy
1 Feb42.0SelectedAuguste Allou (Alloux)Bishop of Meaux, France
3 Feb79.0DiedVincento Garofoli, C.R.L. †Titular Archbishop of Laodicea in Phrygia
68.7SelectedFerdinando Maria Pignatelli, C.R. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Palermo, Italy
62.8DiedVíctor Damián Sáez y Sánchez MayorBishop of Tortosa, Spain
4 Feb49.8SelectedBartol BozanićBishop of Krk (Veglia), Croatia
53.4SelectedLuigi PiniBishop of Šibenik (Knin), CroatiaBishop of Split-Makarska (Spalato-Macarska), Croatia
10 Feb33.3Ordained PriestAntonio Saverio De LucaPriest of Monreale, ItalyCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Studies
BornEmilio Maria MiniatiFirenzeBishop Emeritus of Massa Carrara, Italy
12 FebBornJean-Augustin GermainBeaucaireArchbishop of Toulouse (-Narbonne), France
13 FebDiedPietro BorziBishop of Sapë, Albania
14 FebBornMarc Chatagnon, M.E.P. †Cellieu, FranceVicar Apostolic of Southern Szechwan {Se-Ciuen Meridionale}, China
BornFilippo Degni di SalentoNapoliAuxiliary Bishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
71.0DiedJózef Marcelin DzięcielskiBishop of Lublin, Poland
16 Feb47.9SelectedBartolomeo CasatiBishop of Cremona, Italy
18 Feb35.9Elevated to CardinalCharles Januarius ActonIn PectoreCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Indulgences and Relics
78.3AppointedAntonio Domenico GamberiniCardinal-Bishop of SabinaCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of Orvieto, Italy
51.4AppointedTommaso Pasquale GizziTitular Archbishop of ThebaeCardinal, Secretary of State
63.7ConfirmedJózsef KopácsyArchbishop of Esztergom, Hungary
47.7AppointedAlexis-Basile-Alexandre MenjaudTitular Bishop of IoppeArchbishop of Bourges, France
47.7ConfirmedAlexis-Basile-Alexandre MenjaudCoadjutor Bishop of Nancy (-Toul), FranceArchbishop of Bourges, France
43.7ConfirmedAnton OcskayBishop of Košice, Slovakia
58.3ConfirmedImrich Palugyay de Eaden et BodafalvaBishop of Nitra, Slovakia
58.0AppointedGiovanni Maria Visconte Proto, O.S.B. †Bishop of Lipari, ItalyBishop of Cefalù, Italy
BornAgostino Gaetano RiboldiPadernoCardinal, Archbishop of Ravenna, Italy
53.3ConfirmedJános Keresztély ScitovszkyBishop of Pécs, HungaryCardinal, Archbishop of Esztergom, Hungary
59.4AppointedGiovanni Soglia CeroniCardinal-Priest of Santi Quattro CoronatiCardinal, Secretary of State
59.4AppointedGiovanni Soglia CeroniArchbishop (Personal Title) of Osimo e Cingoli, ItalyCardinal, Secretary of State
59.4Elevated to CardinalGiovanni Soglia CeroniCardinal, Secretary of State
62.4AppointedAntonio TostiCardinal-Priest of San Pietro in MontorioCardinal, Librarian of the Vatican Library
62.4Elevated to CardinalAntonio TostiCardinal, Librarian of the Vatican Library
64.1ConfirmedNicola Giuseppe UgoArchbishop of Sorrento, Italy
19 Feb58.0DiedPietro SaggioliBishop of Montepulciano, Italy
BornDésiré-François-Xavier Van Camelbeke, M.E.P. †Nantes, FranceVicar Apostolic of Eastern Cochin {Cocincina Orientale}, Viet Nam
21 Feb42.1ConfirmedAuguste Allou (Alloux)Bishop of Meaux, France
63.5ConfirmedFilippo Domenico BordiniBishop of Hvar (Lesina), Croatia
53.6AppointedRomain-Frédéric GallardTitular Archbishop of AnazarbusCoadjutor Archbishop of Reims, France
53.6ConfirmedRomain-Frédéric GallardCoadjutor Archbishop of Reims, France
68.7ConfirmedFerdinando Maria Pignatelli, C.R. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Palermo, Italy
66.9AppointedCarlo Emmanuelle Sardagna de HohensteinTitular Archbishop of Caesarea in PalaestinaBishop Emeritus of Cremona, Italy
74.0AppointedAntonio Maria TraversiTitular Patriarch of Constantinople
23 Feb23.3Ordained PriestMatthias EberhardPriest of Trier, GermanyBishop
25.0Ordained PriestRudesindo Salvado, O.S.B. †Priest of Order of Saint BenedictAbbot of New Norcia, Australia
25 FebBornJoseph-Adolphe Gandy, M.E.P. †Châtonnay, FranceArchbishop of Pondicherry, India
26 FebBornRuggero CatizoneTre TaverneAuxiliary Bishop of Catanzaro, Italy
1 MarBornMartin-Jean Pontvianne, M.E.P. †Yssingeaux, FranceVicar Apostolic of Northern Cochin {Cocincina Settentrionale}, Viet Nam
2 MarBornFerdinand von SchlörRichelbachBishop of Würzburg, Germany
8 MarAppointedFrancisco Villardel, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Alep [Beroea, Halab], Syria
AppointedFrancisco Villardel, O.F.M. †Titular Archbishop of PhilippiVicar Apostolic of Alep [Beroea, Halab], Syria
AppointedFrancisco Villardel, O.F.M. †Apostolic Delegate to SyriaVicar Apostolic of Alep [Beroea, Halab], Syria
10 Mar54.9DiedJorge Benavente MacoagaArchbishop of Lima, Peru
38.4AppointedSt. Giustino Sebastiano Pasquale de Jacobis, C.M. †Prefect of Abyssinia, EthiopiaVicar Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia
15 Mar50.7AppointedHenry Hughes, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of GibraltarVicar Apostolic Emeritus
50.7AppointedHenry Hughes, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of Heliopolis in AugustamnicaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Gibraltar
16 Mar23.0Ordained PriestThéodore-Augustin Forcade, M.E.P. †Priest of La Société des Missions EtrangèresArchbishop of Aix (-Arles-Embrun), France
18 Mar43.2SelectedFrançois-Nicholas-Madeleine MorlotBishop of Orléans, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
19 Mar24.5Ordained DeaconVjenceslav ŠoićDeaconBishop Emeritus of Senj (-Modruš), Croatia
22 Mar80.5DiedAlbertinus Bellenghi, O.S.B. †Titular Archbishop of Nicosia
23 MarBornVicente Alda y SanchoCalmarzaArchbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
68.5DiedGiovanni Pietro Augustoni, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Porphyreon
24 Mar19.8ProfessedGuglielmo Giosafat Giuseppe Pifferi, O.S.A. †Member of Order of St. AugustineTitular Bishop of Porphyreon
25 MarDiedVasyl LuzynskyjAuxiliary Bishop of Foreign Diocese
24.5Ordained PriestVjenceslav ŠoićPriestBishop Emeritus of Senj (-Modruš), Croatia
43.2DiedAntin ZubkoBishop of Foreign DioceseAuxiliary Bishop
30 Mar23.5Ordained DeaconGiuseppe D’AnnibaleDeacon of Rieti, ItalyCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Indulgences and Relics
22.1Ordained DeaconGaetano LironiDeaconBishop of Assisi, Italy
24.2Ordained PriestPierre-Antoine-Justin PaulinierPriestArchbishop of Besançon, France
Apr58.1Ordained BishopGiovanni Maria Visconte Proto, O.S.B. †Bishop of Lipari, ItalyBishop of Cefalù, Italy
1 Apr68.8Ordained BishopFerdinando Maria Pignatelli, C.R. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Palermo, Italy
BornBenedetto TommasiPietrasantaArchbishop of Siena, Italy
2 AprBornJean-Baptiste DecrolièreMarchienne-au-PontBishop of Namur {Namen}, Belgium
3 Apr76.7DiedSebastiano MaggiBishop of Arezzo, Italy
6 AprBornLouis-Callixte Lasserre, O.F.M. Cap. †Vézeronce, FranceVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Arabia, Yemen
9 Apr36.7AppointedFabio Maria AsquiniSecretary of the Congregation of Bishops and RegularsCardinal, Secretary of the Roman Curia - Other
11 AprBornJosef KahnDöllachBishop Emeritus of Gurk, Austria
19 Apr46.6InstalledPierre-Jean-Mathias LorasBishop of Dubuque, Iowa, USA
21 Apr51.6Ordained BishopTommaso Pasquale GizziTitular Archbishop of ThebaeCardinal, Secretary of State
82.5DiedDomenico Orlando, O.F.M. Conv. †Bishop of Catania, Italy
Ordained BishopFrancisco Villardel, O.F.M. †Titular Archbishop of PhilippiVicar Apostolic of Alep [Beroea, Halab], Syria
25 Apr24.7Ordained PriestDavid MoriartyPriestBishop of Kerry (o Ardfert) e Aghadoe, Ireland
28 Apr42.3Ordained BishopAuguste Allou (Alloux)Bishop of Meaux, France
BornPhilippus SteinerFehéregyházaBishop of Székesfehérvár (Albareale), Hungary
29 AprBornFrançois-Charles-Marie GillardQuimperléBishop-Elect of Constantine (-Hippone), Algeria
77.4DiedHipólito Antonio Sánchez Rangel de Fayas, O.F.M. †Bishop of Lugo, Spain
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