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The Year of Our Lord 1846

Bishop Events

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown22.2ProfessedLouis Bel, C.M. †Member of Congregation of the MissionVicar Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia
14.8ProfessedGaudenzio Bonfigli, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorApostolic Delegate to Egypt, Arab Republic of
29.5AppointedMaximus Paulus Brulley de La Brunière, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of TremithusBishop-Elect
22.6Ordained PriestJames Joseph Carbery, O.P. †Priest of Order of Friars PreachersBishop of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
34.6AppointedGaetano Carli, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic of Agra, India
24.6ProfessedEugène-Étienne Charbonnier, M.E.P. †Member of La Société des Missions EtrangèresVicar Apostolic of Eastern Cochin {Cocincina Orientale}, Viet Nam
15.6ProfessedRocco Cocchia, O.F.M. Cap. †Member of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinArchbishop of Chieti, Italy
21.7Ordained PriestJoseph ColganPriestArchbishop of Madras, India
ResignedMélèce FendéPatriarchal Vicar of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek), PalestineBishop of Baalbek (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
24.0Ordained PriestJoaquín Guillermo GonzálezPriestBishop Emeritus of Antioquía, Colombia
41.5AppointedJosé Maria González Rúbio, O.F.M. †Administrator of California (Two Californias, Both Californias), MéxicoFormer Administrator of Monterey, California, USA
52.9AppointedGuilherme Henriques de CarvalhoApostolic Administrator of Portalegre, PortugalCardinal, Patriarch of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
52.9AppointedGuilherme Henriques de CarvalhoApostolic Administrator of Castelo Branco, PortugalCardinal, Patriarch of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
25.1ProfessedFrançois-Eugène Lions, M.E.P. †Member of La Société des Missions EtrangèresVicar Apostolic of Kuiceu, China
BornGiorgio de LucchiVicenza, ItalyTitular Bishop of Hemesa
25.1Ordained PriestDaniel McCarthyPriestBishop of Kerry (o Ardfert) e Aghadoe, Ireland
25.0Ordained PriestBienvenido Monzón y MartínPriestArchbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
22.0ProfessedEusebio Marie Semprini, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Southern Hunan {Hu-Nan Meridionale}, China
DiedEugène TisserantPrefect of Two Guineas and Senegambia {Guinea Superiore e Inferiore e di Sierra Leone}, Gabon
55.5DiedGiuseppe TramaBishop Emeritus of Calvi e Teano, Italy
21.1ProfessedPierre-Ferdinand Vitte, S.M. †Member of Society of MaryVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Nouvelle-Calédonie, New Caledonia, Pacific (Oceania)
1 Jan25.1Ordained DeaconElia BianchiDeaconTitular Archbishop of Nicosia
BornGiuseppe SchiròContessa Entellina, ItalyTitular Archbishop of Neocaesarea in Ponto
2 JanBornSantiago (Giacomo) Costamagna, S.D.B. †Caramagna Piemonte, ItalyVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Méndez y Gualaquiza, Ecuador
BornAuguste Duret, S.M.A. †Boussay, FranceVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Delta del Nilo, Egypt
BornIldefonso Vincenzo Pisani, C.R.L. †CatanzaroBishop Emeritus of Anglona-Tursi, Italy
3 Jan72.6DiedLaurentius Serafini, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of Corycus
BornJohn Walter ShanahanSilver Lake, PABishop of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
4 Jan47.7Ordained BishopJacques-Marie-Joseph BaillèsBishop of Luçon, FranceBishop Emeritus
25.1Ordained PriestElia BianchiPriestTitular Archbishop of Nicosia
36.2Ordained BishopPhilippe-Joseph Viard, S.M. †Titular Bishop of Orthosias in CariaBishop of Wellington, New Zealand
6 Jan22.9Ordained PriestVicente Gabriel Tocornal VelascoPriest of Santiago de ChileFormer Bishop-Elect of San Carlos de Ancud, Chile
11 Jan25.0Ordained DeaconJános ZalkaDeaconBishop of Győr (Raab), Hungary
12 JanBornLouis Billot, S.J. †Sierck-les-BainsPriest of Society of Jesus
14 Jan41.3SelectedFrancisco Fleix y SolánsBishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, CubaArchbishop of Tarragona, Spain
15 Jan25.0Ordained PriestJános ZalkaPriestBishop of Győr (Raab), Hungary
16 JanBornGaspare BovaPalermoAuxiliary Bishop of Palermo, Italy
17 Jan54.5ResignedPedro Antonio TorresBishop-Elect of Cuenca, EcuadorBishop of Popayán, Colombia
18 Jan43.0Ordained BishopEdward MaginnTitular Bishop of Orthosias in PhoeniciaCoadjutor Bishop of Derry, Ireland
19 Jan55.0ConfirmedJoseph IX Ragi (Youssef) El-Khazen (Gazeno)Patriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
44.9ConfirmedJosé Aranguren, O.A.R. †Archbishop of Manila, Philippines
50.4AppointedAlessandro Asinari di SanmarzanoTitular Archbishop of Ephesus
51.2ConfirmedJosé Joaquim de Azevedo e MouraBishop of Viseu, PortugalArchbishop of Braga, Portugal
55.7ConfirmedVicente Barreiro y Pérez, O.S.A. †Bishop of Nueva Caceres, PhilippinesBishop of Nueva Segovia, Philippines
75.3Elevated to CardinalJoseph BernetCardinal, Archbishop of Aix (-Arles-Embrun), France
43.8AppointedManuel Ángel del Prado CárdenasBishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, BoliviaArchbishop of La Plata o Charcas, Bolivia
41.3AppointedFrancisco Fleix y SolánsBishop of Puerto Rico (Porto Rico)Archbishop of Tarragona, Spain
52.9Elevated to CardinalGuilherme Henriques de CarvalhoCardinal, Patriarch of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
71.6ConfirmedJosé Higinio Madalengoitia y Sanz de ZárateBishop of Trujillo, Peru
37.9ConfirmedRomualdo Jimeno Ballesteros, O.P. †Bishop of Cebu, Philippines
41.2AppointedEtienne MarilleyBishop of Lausanne et Genève, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
61.0AppointedRafael Masoliver, O.P. †Bishop of Nueva Segovia, PhilippinesBishop-Elect
35.8AppointedVincenzo Gioacchino Raffaele Luigi PecciArchbishop (Personal Title) of Perugia, ItalyPope (Roma {Rome}, Italy)
35.1AppointedSisto Riario SforzaCardinal-Priest of Santa SabinaCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
35.1Elevated to CardinalSisto Riario SforzaCardinal, Archbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
50.8ConfirmedBartolomeo Carlo RomilliBishop of Cremona, ItalyArchbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
51.1ConfirmedCesare Agostino SajevaBishop of Piazza Armerina, Italy
20 JanBornAntonio Sebastião ValentePorto de Santa MaríaPatriarch of East Indies, India
21 JanBornJohn DunnePortarlington, IrelandBishop of Wilcannia, Australia
BornGuglielmo GiustiniSenigalliaBishop of Recanati e Loreto, Italy
BornJoseph van der StappenAnversAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen, Belgium
22 JanBornJoseph GuérardLoudéacBishop of Coutances (-Avranches), France
24 Jan22.9Ordained PriestIgnazio Camillo Guglielmo Maria Pietro Persico, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Indulgences and Relics
30 JanBornPietro Broyer, S.M. †Illiat, FranceVicar Apostolic of Archipelago of the Navigators {Arcipelago dei Navigatori}, American Samoa, Pacific (Oceania)
31 Jan85.3DiedFrancesco Ansaldo TeloniBishop of Macerata e Tolentino, Italy
1 Feb50.5Ordained BishopAlessandro Asinari di SanmarzanoTitular Archbishop of Ephesus
65.3Ordained BishopFrancisco da Mãe dos Homens Anes de CarvalhoArchbishop of Évora, Portugal
17.9ProfessedThomas-Marie Gentili, O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Fo-Kien, China
59.8DiedFranciszek de Paula Pišték (Pisztek)Archbishop of Lviv, UkraineAuxiliary Bishop of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
4 Feb54.1SelectedManuel José da CostaBishop of Leiria, Portugal
5 FebBornAbbondio Cavadini, S.J. †Calcinate, ItalyBishop of Mangalore, India
7 FebBornPrimo DochiBulgriAbbot of Shën Llezhri i Oroshit (Orosh), Albania
13 Feb46.9SelectedGuy-Louis-Jean-Marie AlouvryBishop of Pamiers, FranceBishop Emeritus
29.7AppointedJean Georges Collomb, S.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Melanesia, Pacific (Oceania)
29.7AppointedJean Georges Collomb, S.M. †Titular Bishop of AntiphellusVicar Apostolic of Melanesia, Pacific (Oceania)
18 FebBornGiovanni Battista LugariRomaCardinal, Priest of Roma {Rome}, Italy
19 FebBornNicholas Aloysius GallagherTemperanceville, OHBishop of Galveston, Texas, USA
22 Feb45.1Ordained BishopManuel Bento Rodrigues da SilvaTitular Archbishop of MityleneCardinal, Patriarch of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
24 Feb38.0AppointedEphysius Chiais, O.F.M. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Scen-Si (Chen-si, Shensi), ChinaVicar Apostolic
38.0AppointedEphysius Chiais, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of TiumVicar Apostolic of Scen-Si (Chen-si, Shensi), China
25 FebBornDenis Mary BradleyCastle Island, IrelandBishop of Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
26 FebBornJames BellordLondon, Great BritainVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Gibraltar
27 Feb51.8AppointedJoseph DittrichTitular Bishop of CorycusPrefect of Meißen (Meissen) {Lusazia o Lausitz; Sassonia}, Germany
1 MarBornPaul BasbousGeraptaBishop of Saïda (Sidone) (Maronite), Lebanon
2 MarBornSevero Araújo y SilvaRianjoAuxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
4 Mar83.3DiedPaolo Mangelli OrsiCardinal, Priest of the Roman Curia - Other
6 Mar66.9SelectedFrancisco de La Puente, O.P. †Bishop of Puerto Rico (Porto Rico)Bishop of Segovia, Spain
7 Mar22.8Ordained PriestVincenzo CapelliPriestBishop of Tortona, Italy
22.7Ordained PriestAntonio PiteràPriestBishop Emeritus of Bova, Italy
8 Mar39.4Ordained BishopUrban Nikola Bogdanovic, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of EuropusApostolic Administrator of Skopje, Macedonia
41.9ResignedJoão de França Castro e Moura, C.M. †Apostolic Administrator of Peking [Beijing], ChinaBishop of Porto, Portugal
41.9ResignedJoão de França Castro e Moura, C.M. †Titular Bishop of Claudiopolis in IsauriaBishop of Porto, Portugal
52.3DiedFranz Xaver KuttnarBishop of Lavant, Slovenia
10 MarBornSalvador Castellote y PinazoValenciaArchbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
11 Mar40.9SelectedLouis-Antoine-Augustin PavyBishop of Alger, Algeria
13 MarBornCamillus Paul MaesCourtrai, BelgiumBishop of Covington, Kentucky, USA
15 MarBornGiuseppe Ceppetelli (Cepetelli)RomaVicegerent of Roma {Rome}, Italy
41.4Ordained BishopEtienne MarilleyBishop of Lausanne et Genève, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus
16 Mar45.8ResignedAntoine-Louis-Adolphe DupuchBishop of Alger, AlgeriaBishop Emeritus
43.0Ordained BishopAnastasius Hartmann, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of DerbeVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bombay, India
21 MarBornBenito Murúa y LópezAlgeteArchbishop of Burgos, Spain
22 MarBornAchille QuadrozziVeroliBishop of Fossombrone, Italy
24 Mar49.7ResignedRafael Barišić, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Bosniae Othomanae, CroatiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Herzegovina
25 Mar19.5ProfessedAlessandro Maria Basile, C.SS.R. †Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerBishop of Cassano all’Jonio, Italy
BornFelice de SienaMaddaloniBishop of Caiazzo, Italy
BornMariano SolerSan CarloArchbishop of Montevideo, Uruguay
27 Mar32.6AppointedPaul Ambroise Bigandet, M.E.P. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Malacca-SingaporeVicar Apostolic of Southern Burma {Birmania Meridionale}, Myanmar
32.6AppointedPaul Ambroise Bigandet, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of Ramata (Rama)Vicar Apostolic of Southern Burma {Birmania Meridionale}, Myanmar
30.0AppointedJoseph-Marie Chauveau, M.E.P. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Yünnan, ChinaVicar Apostolic of Thibet, China
30.0AppointedJoseph-Marie Chauveau, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of Sebastopolis in ArmeniaVicar Apostolic of Thibet, China
30.0AppointedThéodore-Augustin Forcade, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of JapanArchbishop of Aix (-Arles-Embrun), France
30.0AppointedThéodore-Augustin Forcade, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of SamosArchbishop of Aix (-Arles-Embrun), France
35.3AppointedJean-Denis Gauthier, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Southern Tonking {Tonkino Meridionale}, Viet Nam
53.3AppointedCharles-Hubert Jeantet, M.E.P. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Western Tonking {Tonkino Occidentale}, Viet Nam
53.3AppointedCharles-Hubert Jeantet, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of PentacomiaCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Western Tonking {Tonkino Occidentale}, Viet Nam
32.4AppointedPierre Nicolaus Lavaissière, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Chekiang {Ce-Kiam}, China
32.4AppointedPierre Nicolaus Lavaissière, C.M. †Titular Bishop of MyrinaVicar Apostolic of Chekiang {Ce-Kiam}, China
42.3AppointedFrancis Joseph Nicholson, O.C.D. †Titular Bishop of TamasusArchbishop of Corfù, Greece
29 Mar27.0Ordained PriestWilliam Henry ElderPriest of Baltimore, Maryland, USAArchbishop of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
30 Mar32.6Ordained BishopPaul Ambroise Bigandet, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of Ramata (Rama)Vicar Apostolic of Southern Burma {Birmania Meridionale}, Myanmar
22.7Ordained PriestGiulio Marsili, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Sapë, Albania
3 Apr30.6AppointedAnnetto CasolaniVicar Apostolic of Central Africa {Africa Centrale}, Sudan
30.6AppointedAnnetto CasolaniTitular Bishop of MauricastroVicar Apostolic of Central Africa {Africa Centrale}, Sudan
5 AprBornJean-Marie-Léon DizienDomecy-sur-CureBishop of Amiens, France
42.3SelectedFranciszek Ksawery WierzchlejskiBishop of Przemyśl, PolandArchbishop of Lviv, Ukraine
11 Apr61.2DiedRafael Masoliver, O.P. †Bishop-Elect of Nueva Segovia, Philippines
22.8Ordained PriestCamillo SantoriPriestBishop Emeritus of Fano, Italy
14 AprBornAngelo Maria Filippo SinibaldiGavignanoBishop of Segni, Italy
15 Apr43.5SelectedZaccaria BricitoBishop of Udine, ItalyArchbishop of Udine, Italy
16 Apr47.1ConfirmedGuy-Louis-Jean-Marie AlouvryBishop of Pamiers, FranceBishop Emeritus
35.4AppointedAlessandro AngeloniArchbishop of Urbino, Italy
60.9ConfirmedIoannes BerčićBishop of Šibenik (Knin), Croatia
54.3ConfirmedManuel José da CostaBishop of Leiria, Portugal
41.5ConfirmedFrancisco Fleix y SolánsBishop of San Cristobal de la Habana, CubaArchbishop of Tarragona, Spain
59.7ConfirmedSebastião da Anunciação Gomes de Lemos, O.C.D. †Bishop of Angola e Congo, AngolaBishop Emeritus
77.6AppointedHugues-Robert-Jean-Charles de la Tour d’Auvergne-LauraquaisCardinal-Priest of Sant’Agnese fuori le muraCardinal, Bishop of Arras, France
56.4AppointedGiuseppe PassapontiAuxiliary Bishop of Bologna, Italy
56.4AppointedGiuseppe PassapontiTitular Bishop of Epiphania in CiliciaAuxiliary Bishop of Bologna, Italy
41.0ConfirmedLouis-Antoine-Augustin PavyBishop of Alger, Algeria
59.5AppointedGiovanni SerafiniCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in CosmedinCardinal, Priest of the Roman Curia - Other
20 Apr51.9AppointedJoseph DittrichPrefect of Meißen (Meissen) {Lusazia o Lausitz; Sassonia}, Germany
25 AprBornPaolo Marco Tei, O.F.M. Cap. †Pieve di Controne, di Bagni di LuccaBishop of Pesaro, Italy
26 Apr35.4Ordained BishopAlessandro AngeloniArchbishop of Urbino, Italy
17.2ProfessedLuigi Domenico Cenci, T.C. †Member of Capuchin Tertiary Religious of Our Lady of SorrowsTitular Bishop of Apollonia
28 Apr38.7AppointedJoseph-Martial Mouly, C.M. †Apostolic Administrator of Peking [Beijing], ChinaVicar Apostolic of Northern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Settentrionale} o Pe-Kin, China
30 Apr60.6DiedFrancisco José Vicente Garcia Diego y Moreno, O.F.M. †Bishop of California (Two Californias, Both Californias), México
65.5DiedManuel Posada y GarduñoArchbishop of México, Federal District
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