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The Year of Our Lord 1847

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
MayResignedNicolas Zeia (Zaya)Patriarch of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), IraqPatriarch Emeritus
2 May44.7AppointedFabio Maria AsquiniPrefect of the Congregation for Indulgences and RelicsCardinal, Secretary of the Roman Curia - Other
31.7ResignedAnnetto CasolaniVicar Apostolic of Central Africa {Africa Centrale}, Sudan
68.4AppointedAntonio Francesco Orioli, O.F.M. Conv. †Cardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of Bishops and Regulars
72.0AppointedPietro OstiniCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Council
31.9Ordained BishopDavid WalshBishop of Ross, Ireland
4 MayBornAgapitos MaloufWadi-el-KarmBishop of Baalbek (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
8 May24.1Ordained PriestHenri Joseph Faraud, O.M.I. †Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateVicar Apostolic of Athabaska Mackenzie, Alberta, Canada
9 May23.3Ordained PriestBernard O’ReillyPriestBishop of Liverpool, England, Great Britain
16 May56.4Ordained BishopAntonio van DykTitular Bishop of AdranaCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Breda, Netherlands
18 May35.8AppointedDomingo Martí, O.P. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Eastern Tonking {Tonkino Orientale}, Viet NamVicar Apostolic of Central Tonking {Tonkino Centrale}, Viet Nam
35.8AppointedDomingo Martí, O.P. †Titular Bishop of TricomiaVicar Apostolic of Central Tonking {Tonkino Centrale}, Viet Nam
21 May37.2AppointedJohn McCloskeyBishop of Albany, New York, USACardinal, Archbishop of New York, New York, USA
47.2AppointedJean Marie (John Mary) Odin, C.M. †Bishop of Galveston, Texas, USAArchbishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
22 May42.3AppointedGiuseppe Novella, O.F.M. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Houkouang, ChinaCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
42.3AppointedGiuseppe Novella, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of PataraCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Houkouang, China
42.3Ordained BishopGiuseppe Novella, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of PataraCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Houkouang, China
23 May40.2Ordained BishopBernardo (Giuseppe) Baccinelli, O.C.D. †Titular Bishop of Heraclea PonticaVicar Apostolic of Verapoly, India
23.3Ordained PriestAlfonso Capecelatro di Castelpagano, C.O. †Priest of Confederation of Oratorians of St. Philip NeriCardinal, Archbishop of Capua, Italy
31.1Ordained BishopJean Georges Collomb, S.M. †Titular Bishop of AntiphellusVicar Apostolic of Melanesia, Pacific (Oceania)
42.4Ordained BishopFrancesco Xavier Maresca, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of SoliCoadjutor Bishop of Nanking [Nanjing], China
24 May71.6DiedLudovico Micara, O.F.M. Cap. †Cardinal, Bishop of Ostia (-Velletri), Italy
26 May71.4DiedManoel Joaquim Gonçalves de AndradeBishop of São Paulo, Brazil
29 May22.0Ordained PriestJames DugganPriest of Saint Louis, Missouri, USABishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
25.5Ordained PriestJean-Joseph Fenouil, M.E.P. †Priest of La Société des Missions EtrangèresVicar Apostolic of Yünnan, China
23.7Ordained PriestAniceto Ferrante, C.O. †Priest of Confederation of Oratorians of St. Philip NeriBishop Emeritus of Gallipoli, Italy
26.1Ordained PriestSt. Melchor García Sanpedro, O.P. †Priest of Order of Friars PreachersVicar Apostolic of Central Tonking {Tonkino Centrale}, Viet Nam
27.8Ordained PriestFrançois Xavier Gouthe-SoulardPriestArchbishop of Aix (-Arles-Embrun), France
23.3Ordained DeaconEugenio LuzziDeaconBishop of Todi, Italy
23.1Ordained PriestJoseph-Sébastien-Ferdinand TerrisPriest of Paris, FranceBishop of Fréjus, France
30 May47.4Ordained BishopJoseph-Auguste-Victorin MorlhonBishop of Le Puy-en-Velay, France
46.3Ordained PriestBl. John Henry Newman, C.O. †Cardinal, Priest of Confederation of Oratorians of St. Philip Neri
23.7ProfessedAlessandro de Risio, C.SS.R. †Deacon of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerArchbishop Emeritus of Santa Severina, Italy
31 May76.8RetiredJules-François de SimonyBishop of Soissons (-Laon), FranceBishop Emeritus
4 Jun55.4AppointedMichael Anthony Fleming, O.F.M. †Bishop of Newfoundland, Canada
AppointedGiorgio Labella, O.F.M. †Titular Archbishop of AnazarbusArchbishop Emeritus of Durrës (Durazzo), Albania
ResignedGiorgio Labella, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Durrës (Durazzo), AlbaniaArchbishop Emeritus
60.3AppointedJoseph Norbert ProvencherBishop of Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, Canada
40.6AppointedPietro Maria VrankenCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Batavia, IndonesiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
40.6AppointedPietro Maria VrankenTitular Bishop of ColophonVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Batavia, Indonesia
6 Jun38.9Ordained BishopLuigi Giuseppe Nazari di CalabianaBishop of Casale Monferrato, ItalyArchbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
8 Jun71.1AppointedLuigi Emmanuele Nicolo Lambruschini, B. †Cardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of Rites
9 JunBornCamillo Siciliano di RendeNaplesCardinal, Archbishop of Benevento, Italy
11 Jun41.2Elevated to CardinalGiacomo AntonelliCardinal, Deacon of the Roman Curia - Other
51.6Elevated to CardinalGiuseppe BofondiCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Cesareo in Palatio
50.1AppointedGiacomo Luigi BrignoleCardinal-Bishop of SabinaCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
55.4Elevated to CardinalJacques-Marie-Antoine-Célestin du PontCardinal, Archbishop of Bourges, France
55.8Elevated to CardinalPierre GiraudCardinal, Archbishop of Cambrai, France
71.1AppointedLuigi Emmanuele Nicolo Lambruschini, B. †Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa RufinaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of Rites
76.8AppointedVincenzo MacchiCardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)Cardinal, Bishop of Ostia (-Velletri), Italy
76.8AppointedVincenzo MacchiCardinal, Bishop of Ostia (-Velletri), Italy
13 Jun41.8Ordained BishopJean-Claude Miche, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of DausaraVicar Apostolic of Western Cochin {Cocincina Occidentale}, Viet Nam
BornEduard Karl Gaston Pöttickh de Pettenegg, O.T. †PepensfeldArchbishop-Elect of Tamiathis
14 Jun41.2AppointedGiacomo AntonelliCardinal-Deacon of Sant’Agata de’ GotiCardinal, Deacon of the Roman Curia - Other
59.2AppointedGaetano BaluffiCardinal-Priest of Santi Marcellino e PietroCardinal, Bishop of Imola, Italy
51.6AppointedGiuseppe BofondiCardinal, Cardinal-Deacon of San Cesareo in Palatio
52.2SelectedJosef von LippBishop of Rottenburg, Germany
50.8AppointedGiovanni Battista PelleiBishop of Acquapendente, Italy
56.0AppointedLuigi RicciBishop of Segni, Italy
52.3ConfirmedBartolomeo Carlo RomilliArchbishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
19 Jun45.4DiedWilliam ClancyVicar Apostolic Emeritus of British Guiana, Guyana, Antilles
20 Jun26.1Ordained PriestMarie-Laurent-François-Xavier Cordier, M.E.P. †Priest of La Société des Missions EtrangèresVicar Apostolic of Cambogia, Cambodia
56.0Ordained BishopLuigi RicciBishop of Segni, Italy
63.4DiedPawel StraszyńskiBishop of Sejny o Sejna o Augustów, Poland
21 Jun81.3DiedFrancisco Javier de Cienfuegos y JovellanosCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
22 JunBornGiovanni Battista VinatiPiacenzaBishop Emeritus of Bosa, Italy
23 Jun44.3DiedCharles Januarius ActonCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Indulgences and Relics
24 Jun22.8Ordained PriestGaspard MermillodPriest of Lausanne et Genève, SwitzerlandCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
BornAmilcare ToniettiRio MarinoBishop Emeritus of Montalcino, Italy
26 Jun84.4DiedGaetano Maria de FranciArchbishop of Trani e Nazareth e Bisceglie, Italy
28 JunBornJules-Auguste Coqset, C.M. †Ambleny, FranceVicar Apostolic of Southwestern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Meridio-Occidentale}, China
29 Jun41.8Ordained BishopAlexis Canoz, S.J. †Titular Bishop of TamasusBishop of Trichinopoly, India
35.9Ordained BishopDomingo Martí, O.P. †Titular Bishop of TricomiaVicar Apostolic of Central Tonking {Tonkino Centrale}, Viet Nam
68.7Ordained BishopJohann Peter MirerBishop of Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
1 Jul57.0DiedJoão Henriques MonisBishop of Santiago de Cabo Verde
48.7SelectedJohann Georg MüllerBishop of Münster, Germany
4 Jul22.2Ordained DeaconJohann Evangelist HallerDeacon of Trento, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Salzburg, Austria
5 Jul52.4AppointedGabriele FerrettiSecretary of StateCardinal, Secretary Emeritus
6 Jul46.7AppointedSt. Giustino Sebastiano Pasquale de Jacobis, C.M. †Titular Bishop of NilopolisVicar Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia
46.7AppointedSt. Giustino Sebastiano Pasquale de Jacobis, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia
34.5AppointedAlexander SmithCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Western District, Scotland, Great Britain
34.5AppointedAlexander SmithTitular Bishop of ParosCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Western District, Scotland, Great Britain
9 Jul42.5AppointedWilliam DelanyBishop of Cork, Ireland
36.1AppointedJohn DerryBishop of Clonfert, Ireland
34.7AppointedJames Alypius Goold, O.S.A. †Bishop of Melbourne, AustraliaArchbishop of Melbourne, Australia
41.9AppointedJoseph-Eugène-Bruno Guigues, O.M.I. †Bishop of Bytown, Ontario, CanadaBishop of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
77.4DiedTomas Manoel de Noronha e Brito, O.P. †Bishop Emeritus of Olinda, Brazil
36.3AppointedJoseph (José María Benito) Serra y Juliá, O.S.B. †Bishop of Victoria, AustraliaCoadjutor Bishop Emeritus of Perth, Australia
13 Jul36.6AppointedGuillaume Maria Douarre, S.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Nouvelle-Calédonie, New Caledonia, Pacific (Oceania)
14 JulBornAntonio Maria JannottaSant'Agata dei GotiBishop of Aquino, Sora, e Pontecorvo, Italy
19 JulBornJohn Joseph HennessyCloyne, IrelandBishop of Wichita, Kansas, USA
20 Jul40.9AppointedPeter Richard KenrickArchbishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USAArchbishop Emeritus
22 JulBornGarabed (Carlo) Kiciurian (Ketchourian)ErzerumBishop Emeritus of Erzerum (Garin) (Armenian)
26 Jul23.8Ordained PriestAntonín Ludvík FrindPriestBishop of Litoměřice, Czech Republic
30 Jul46.6AppointedAidan DevereauxVicar Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Eastern District {Capo de Buona Speranza, Distretto Orientale}, South Africa
33.1AppointedPaolo DodmasseiBishop of Pult, AlbaniaBishop of Lezhë {Lesh, Alessio}, Albania
48.8AppointedPatrick Raymond Griffith, O.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Western District {Capo di Buona Speranza, Distretto Occidentale}, South Africa
47.2AppointedAngelo Parsi, C.P. †Bishop of Nicopoli, BulgariaVicar Apostolic of Valachia, Romania
31 Jul22.9Ordained DeaconImrich BendeDeaconBishop of Nitra, Slovakia
22.2Ordained DeaconFrancesco LichtensteigerDeacon of Kalocsa, HungaryAuxiliary Bishop
1 AugBornThomas James ConatyKilnaleck, IrelandBishop of Monterey-Los Angeles, California, USA
23.8Ordained DeaconArnold Ipolyi-StummerDeaconBishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, Romania
2 Aug41.7AppointedCarlo Luigi MorichiniOfficial of the Roman Curia - OtherCardinal, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura
BornFrancesco Uccelini-TiceLopudBishop of Kotor (Cattaro), Montenegro
3 Aug46.6AppointedAidan DevereauxTitular Bishop of PaneadeVicar Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Eastern District {Capo de Buona Speranza, Distretto Orientale}, South Africa
BornGiovanni Maria ZonghiFabrianoPresident of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy
4 Aug23.8Ordained PriestArnold Ipolyi-StummerPriestBishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, Romania
8 Aug22.7Ordained PriestGiovanni Battista TescariPriest of Vicenza, ItalyBishop of Borgo San Donnino, Italy
9 AugBornJosé Lourenço da Costa AguiarSobralBishop of Amazonas, Brazil
11 Aug47.6DiedFrancis George MostynVicar Apostolic of Northern District, England, Great Britain
40.5SucceededWilliam RiddellVicar Apostolic of Northern District, England, Great Britain
12 Aug56.2DiedThomas GriffithsVicar Apostolic of London District, England, Great Britain
13 Aug85.8DiedGiovanni De Simone, C.M. †Bishop of Conversano, Italy
15 Aug42.6Ordained BishopWilliam DelanyBishop of Cork, Ireland
BornJacobus Cornelis Meeuwissen, C.SS.R. †Oud GastelVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Dutch Guyana-Suriname, Suriname, Antilles
BornJames SchwebachPlaten, LuxembourgBishop of La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA
40.8Ordained BishopPietro Maria VrankenTitular Bishop of ColophonVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Batavia, Indonesia
19 Aug24.3Ordained PriestLothar von KübelPriest of Freiburg im Breisgau, GermanyApostolic Administrator
20 Aug22.3Ordained DeaconFidelis Johann Georg Dehm, O.F.M. Conv. †Deacon of Order of Friars Minor ConventualTitular Bishop of Colophon
88.2DiedJean-Armand Chaudru de TrélissacBishop Emeritus of Montauban, France
24 AugBornTheophile MeerschaertRussignies, BelgiumBishop of Oklahoma, USA
63.3DiedIvan (Jan) Snihurskyj (Snigurski)Bishop of Przemyśl, Sambor, et Sanok (Ruthenian), Poland
27 AugBornGustave-Joseph WaffelaertRolleghemBishop of Brugge {Bruges}, Belgium
28 Aug24.2Ordained PriestAleksander Kazimierz BereśniewiczPriestBishop Emeritus of Włocławek (Kujawy, Kalisze), Poland
29 Aug23.0Ordained PriestImrich BendePriestBishop of Nitra, Slovakia
BornSebastian Gebhard MessmerGoldach, SwitzerlandArchbishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
45.1AppointedNicholas Patrick Stephen (Nicolás Patricio Esteban) WisemanCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of London District, England, Great BritainCardinal, Archbishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
30 AugBornRamón Barberá y BoadaAlcoverBishop of Palencia, Spain
BornKonrad von BuschBilligheimBishop of Speyer, Germany
31 Aug24.1Ordained PriestCyril LubowidzkiPriestBishop of Lutsk, Zhytomyr, and Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Łuck, Zytomierz, and Kamienec), Ukraine
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