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The Year of Our Lord 1855

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown42.3ResignedFrançois Baudichon, SS.CC. †Vicar Apostolic of Marquesas Islands {Isole Marchesi}, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
21.8Ordained PriestLuigi Piavi (Biavi), O.F.M. †PriestPatriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
22.0Ordained PriestThaddeus J. ButlerPriestBishop-Elect of Concordia, Kansas, USA
63.0DiedMichel Cattoula (Kattula)Archbishop of Seert (Chaldean), Turkey
16.9ProfessedAndrés Chinchón, O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersVicar Apostolic of Amoy, China
23.8Ordained PriestJosé Benito Salvador de la Reta, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorAuxiliary Bishop of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
40.5IncardinatedLéopold-René Leséleuc de KerouaraPriest of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), FranceBishop of Autun (-Châlon-sur-Saône-Mâcon), France
27.2Ordained PriestAudishu V (Georges Ebed-Iesu) KhayyathPriestPatriarch of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
65.3DiedJoseph KrautmannAuxiliary Bishop of Esztergom, Hungary
37.8AppointedPierre Rougeyron, S.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Nouvelle-Calédonie, New Caledonia, Pacific (Oceania)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
26.0Ordained PriestFrancesco Solano del Risco, O.F.M. †Priest of Order of Friars MinorBishop Emeritus of Chachapoyas, Peru
23.6Ordained PriestSimeone Volonteri, P.I.M.E. †Priest of Pontifical Institute for Foreign MissionsVicar Apostolic of Southern Honan {Ho-Nan Meridionale}, China
24.2Ordained PriestSantos Zárate y MartínezPriestBishop of Almería, Spain
DiedNicolas Zeia (Zaya)Patriarch Emeritus of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
1 JanBornJohn McIntyreBirminghamArchbishop Emeritus of Birmingham, England, Great Britain
53.3Ordained BishopFranciszek StefanowiczTitular Bishop of SamosataAuxiliary Bishop of Gniezno e Poznań, Poland
5 Jan26.0Ordained PriestJohn LeonardPriest of Dublin, IrelandVicar Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Western District {Capo di Buona Speranza, Distretto Occidentale}, South Africa
7 JanBornWilliam Bernard KellyYork, Western-ColonyBishop of Geraldton, Australia
8 JanBornGuillaume-Lucien-Léon LacroixReilhaguetBishop of Tarentaise, France
9 Jan65.6DiedLorenzo SimonettiCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in Panisperna
11 Jan76.0DiedJudas José Romo y GamboaCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
14 Jan29.3Ordained DeaconArsenio Andrade y LandázuriDeaconBishop of Bolivar, Ecuador
Ordained BishopBernabé Rojas, O.P. †Bishop of Santa Marta, Colombia
47.9Ordained BishopLéon-François SibourTitular Bishop of Tripolis in PhoeniciaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Paris, France
18 Jan47.8SelectedFrancesco Saverio ApuzzoArchbishop of Sorrento, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Capua, Italy
BornJean-Marie Dépierre, M.E.P. †Thoiry, FranceVicar Apostolic of Western Cochin {Cocincina Occidentale}, Viet Nam
21 Jan29.4Ordained PriestArsenio Andrade y LandázuriPriestBishop of Bolivar, Ecuador
78.8DiedGiuseppe PecciCardinal, Bishop of Gubbio, Italy
22 Jan65.4DiedFrancesco CapezzutiBishop of Ariano, Italy
23 Jan39.4AppointedDavid William BaconBishop of Portland, Maine, USA
27 Jan56.5DiedRaffaele BocciBishop of Alatri, Italy
28 Jan31.1Ordained PriestAquilino Ferreyra y AlvarezPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Córdoba (Tucumán), Argentina
71.3DiedFrancisco Javier García Casarrubios y Melgar, O. Cist. †Bishop of Tui, Spain
1 Feb61.9DiedJean-Marie GraveranBishop of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), France
68.3DiedGiovanni SerafiniCardinal, Priest of the Roman Curia - Other
2 Feb45.0SelectedFrancesco GalloBishop of Avellino, Italy
58.9SelectedGaetano RossiniArchbishop of Acerenza e Matera, ItalyBishop of Molfetta-Giovinazzo-Terlizzi, Italy
52.0SelectedDomenico ZeloBishop of Aversa, Italy
3 Feb75.3DiedMariano Martínez Robledo y RobledoBishop of Guadix, Spain
9 FebBornPaul Aouad (Awad, Auad)HesrouanArchbishop Emeritus of Cipro (Maronite), Cyprus
74.3DiedFrancisco Javier Luna-Pizarro y Pacheco de ChávezArchbishop of Lima, Peru
77.0ResignedGennaro PascaBishop of Nola, ItalyBishop Emeritus
13 Feb32.3Ordained DeaconSt. Zygmunt Szczęsny FelińskiDeacon of Zytomir, UkraineArchbishop Emeritus of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
15 Feb77.4DiedGiuseppe ManciniArchbishop of Siena, Italy
BornGaetano PizziMirandaBishop of San Severo, Italy
18 Feb57.1Ordained BishopMariano Šunjić, O.F.M. †Titular Bishop of PaneadeVicar Apostolic of Bosnia (Bosna), Croatia
20 Feb45.0SelectedFrançois-Alexandre Roullet de la BouillerieBishop of Carcassonne, FranceCoadjutor Archbishop of Bordeaux, France
52.8SelectedNicolas-Marie SergentBishop of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), France
24 FebBornIsaias PapadopoulosPyrgosTitular Bishop of Gratianopolis
25 Feb86.4DiedPietro di BenedettoArchbishop of Reggio Calabria, Italy
27 Feb43.6SelectedLorenzo Donato Antonio Moffa, O.F.M. †Bishop of Boiano, Italy
28 Feb58.7DiedJulianus Maria HillereauTitular Archbishop of Petra in Palaestina
75.3DiedGregorio Zelli, O.S.B. †Bishop of Ascoli Piceno, Italy
2 MarBornPierre-Ferdinand-Adrien Simon, M.E.P. †Chaillé-les-Marais, FranceVicar Apostolic of Northern Burma {Birmania Settentrionale}, Myanmar
3 Mar27.6Ordained PriestPróspero María Alarcón y Sánchez de la BarqueraPriest of México, Federal DistrictArchbishop
24.1Ordained PriestRaffaele di Nonno, C.SS.R. †Priest of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerArchbishop of Acerenza e Matera, Italy
5 Mar24.9Ordained PriestAurelio ZonghiPriest of Fabriano e Matelica, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Jesi, Italy
6 MarBornJosé Alves de MatosSouto da CarpalhosaAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
37.7SelectedFrancesco GiampaoloBishop of Capaccio e Vallo della Lucania, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Larino, Italy
46.3SelectedFrancesco Paolo LettieriBishop of Sant’Agata de’ Goti, Italy
56.5DiedIgnatius Aloysius ReynoldsBishop of Charleston, South Carolina, USA
51.2SelectedGiuseppe Gennaro RomanoBishop of Acerra, Italy
11 Mar25.6Ordained PriestJosé Ignacio Checa y BarbaPriest of Quito, EcuadorArchbishop
17 Mar74.1DiedTommaso BellacosaBishop Emeritus of Cava e Sarno, Italy
18 Mar58.3Ordained BishopKarl Arnold-ObristBishop of Basel, Switzerland
59.4Ordained BishopPedro Barajas y MorenoBishop of San Luis Potosí, México
41.3ResignedMelchior-Marie-Joseph de Marion-Brésillac, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Coimbatore, IndiaVicar Apostolic of Sierra Leone
BornPaul-Marie Ramond, M.E.P. †Montlaur, FranceVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Hung Hoá, Viet Nam
19 MarBornJosé Marcos SemeriaTacuaremboBishop Emeritus of Melo, Uruguay
20 MarBornJosé Cadena y EletaPitillasArchbishop of Burgos, Spain
22 MarBornJean-Marie BourchanySaint Genest-MalifauxAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Lyon (-Vienne), France
23 Mar48.0ConfirmedFrancesco Saverio ApuzzoArchbishop of Sorrento, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Capua, Italy
54.8ConfirmedHenri-Marie-Gaston Boisnormand de BonnechoseBishop of Evreux, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, France
45.1ConfirmedFrançois-Alexandre Roullet de la BouillerieBishop of Carcassonne, FranceCoadjutor Archbishop of Bordeaux, France
62.8AppointedJuan Francisco Escalante y MorenoAuxiliary Bishop of Sonora, México
62.8AppointedJuan Francisco Escalante y MorenoTitular Bishop of AnastasiopolisAuxiliary Bishop of Sonora, México
45.1ConfirmedFrancesco GalloBishop of Avellino, Italy
37.7ConfirmedFrancesco GiampaoloBishop of Capaccio e Vallo della Lucania, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Larino, Italy
57.3ConfirmedAndreas GollmayrArchbishop of Gorizia e Gradisca, Italy
39.0AppointedPelagio Antonio de Labastida y DávalosBishop of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles), MéxicoArchbishop of México, Federal District
46.4ConfirmedFrancesco Paolo LettieriBishop of Sant’Agata de’ Goti, Italy
49.1ConfirmedBoulos Boutros Mass’ad (Massaad)Patriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
43.6ConfirmedLorenzo Donato Antonio Moffa, O.F.M. †Bishop of Boiano, Italy
42.2ConfirmedFrancesco PediciniBishop of Monopoli, ItalyArchbishop of Bari (-Canosa), Italy
54.1AppointedGiuseppe Palermo, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Porphyreon
47.5AppointedGaetano RodilossiBishop of Alatri, Italy
51.3ConfirmedGiuseppe Gennaro RomanoBishop of Acerra, Italy
56.1AppointedGiovanni RosatiBishop of Todi, ItalyBishop Emeritus
59.0ConfirmedGaetano RossiniArchbishop of Acerenza e Matera, ItalyBishop of Molfetta-Giovinazzo-Terlizzi, Italy
50.1AppointedPietro RotaBishop of Guastalla, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Mantova, Italy
43.7AppointedInnocenzo SannibaleBishop of Gubbio, Italy
52.9ConfirmedNicolas-Marie SergentBishop of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), France
47.3ConfirmedFilippo de SimoneBishop of Nicotera e Tropea, Italy
48.6ConfirmedIvan Josip VitezićBishop of Krk (Veglia), Croatia
52.1ConfirmedDomenico ZeloBishop of Aversa, Italy
24 Mar23.0Ordained PriestGiovanni BlandiniPriestBishop of Noto, Italy
44.1DiedMario De LucaBishop of Gravina e Irsina (Montepeloso), Italy
24.4Ordained PriestConstant-Mathurin HillionPriestArchbishop of Port-au-Prince, Haïti
24.1Ordained PriestRocco LeonasiPriestBishop of Anglona-Tursi, Italy
28.2Ordained PriestSalvatore Palmieri, C.Pp.S. †Priest of Society of Precious BloodArchbishop of Brindisi, Italy
25 Mar58.2Ordained BishopJuan Alfonso Albuquerque BeriónBishop of Ávila, SpainBishop of Córdoba, Spain
BornFrançois Bonne, M.E.P. †Saint-Christophe, FranceArchbishop of Tōkyō, Japan
45.1Ordained BishopFrancesco GalloBishop of Avellino, Italy
42.2Ordained BishopFrancesco PediciniBishop of Monopoli, ItalyArchbishop of Bari (-Canosa), Italy
54.1Ordained BishopGiuseppe Palermo, O.S.A. †Titular Bishop of Porphyreon
69.3Ordained BishopDomingo Antonio Riaño MartínezBishop of Antioquía, Colombia
47.5Ordained BishopGaetano RodilossiBishop of Alatri, Italy
56.1Ordained BishopGiovanni RosatiBishop of Todi, ItalyBishop Emeritus
59.1Ordained BishopGaetano RossiniArchbishop of Acerenza e Matera, ItalyBishop of Molfetta-Giovinazzo-Terlizzi, Italy
50.2Ordained BishopPietro RotaBishop of Guastalla, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Mantova, Italy
43.7Ordained BishopInnocenzo SannibaleBishop of Gubbio, Italy
47.3Ordained BishopFilippo de SimoneBishop of Nicotera e Tropea, Italy
52.2Ordained BishopDomenico ZeloBishop of Aversa, Italy
29 MarBornFrancesco GiacciRocca PrioraBishop Emeritus of Marsi, Italy
30 Mar23.4Ordained PriestHeinrich Brück (Brueck)PriestBishop of Mainz, Germany
50.5AppointedGeorge ErringtonCoadjutor Archbishop of Westminster, England, Great BritainCoadjutor Archbishop Emeritus
50.5AppointedGeorge ErringtonTitular Archbishop of TrapezusCoadjutor Archbishop Emeritus of Westminster, England, Great Britain
45.8AppointedVincenzo Tizzani, C.R.L. †Titular Archbishop of NisibisBishop Emeritus of Terni, Italy
40.1AppointedPietro de Villanova CastellacciTitular Archbishop of Petra in PalaestinaTitular Patriarch of Antiochia {Antioch}
Apr16.6ProfessedDomenico (Daniele) Tempesta, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorBishop of Troia, Italy
1 Apr23.6Ordained PriestJacinto López y RomoPriestArchbishop of Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
23.9Ordained DeaconGiuseppe Morteo, O.F.M. Cap. †Deacon of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Massa Marittima, Italy
2 Apr67.4DiedJean-François CrozierBishop of Rodez, France
3 Apr40.7SelectedMariano RicciardiArchbishop of Reggio Calabria, ItalyArchbishop of Sorrento, Italy
8 Apr79.7DiedKarl Anton Joseph LüpkeAuxiliary Bishop of Osnabrück, Germany
BornJacques TopuzianBaghgiagikBishop of Musc (Armenian), Armenia
9 Apr24.0Ordained PriestGiuseppe Morteo, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Massa Marittima, Italy
10 Apr71.9DiedGiuseppe Maria Maniscalco, O.F.M. †Bishop of Caltagirone, Italy
BornAntoine Alphonse de WachterPuersAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen, Belgium
12 Apr57.0AppointedCharles-François BaillargeonApostolic Administrator of Québec, CanadaArchbishop
13 Apr86.0DiedCarlo Oppizzoni (Opizoni)Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bologna, Italy
15 Apr37.8Ordained BishopFrancesco GiampaoloBishop of Capaccio e Vallo della Lucania, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Larino, Italy
58.2Ordained BishopAntonio Herrán y ZaldúaArchbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada, Colombia
43.7Ordained BishopLorenzo Donato Antonio Moffa, O.F.M. †Bishop of Boiano, Italy
17 AprBornColombano Brügger, O.S.B. †BasileaAbbot of Maria Einsiedeln, Switzerland
53.5AppointedVincent Spaccapietra, C.M. †Archbishop of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, AntillesArchbishop of Izmir (Smirne), Turkey
22 Apr39.6Ordained BishopDavid William BaconBishop of Portland, Maine, USA
24 Apr59.5InstalledPedro Barajas y MorenoBishop of San Luis Potosí, México
30 Apr57.2SelectedTelmo MaceiraBishop of Tui, Spain
51.4DiedFrancis Joseph Nicholson, O.C.D. †Archbishop of Corfù, Greece
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