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The Year of Our Lord 1855

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 SepBornBoghos Bédros (Paul Peter) XIII TerzianKiutahiaPatriarch Emeritus of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
3 SepBornÉmile-Jean SeghersGandBishop of Gent {Ghent, Gand}, Belgium
7 Sep81.3DiedDiego CapeceBishop of Ampurias e Tempio, Italy
8 Sep32.9Ordained PriestSt. Zygmunt Szczęsny FelińskiPriest of Zytomir, UkraineArchbishop Emeritus of Warszawa {Warsaw}, Poland
22.6Ordained PriestCamillo Mazzella, S.J. †Priest of Benevento, ItalyCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of Rites
9 Sep38.6ResignedGiovanni Antonio Balma, O.M.V. †Vicar Apostolic of Ava e Pegù, MyanmarArchbishop of Cagliari, Italy
49.0Ordained BishopIvan Josip VitezićBishop of Krk (Veglia), Croatia
10 Sep60.0SelectedAgustín Gómez Cabezas y SildoBishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
11 Sep46.9AppointedJakub (Iacobus) Bosagi, C.A.M. †Titular Archbishop of Caesarea in PalaestinaAbbot Primate of Congregazione Mechitarista
12 Sep54.9SelectedLouis-Auguste DelalleBishop of Rodez, France
47.8SelectedJean-Jacques NanquetteBishop of Le Mans, France
42.5SelectedClaude-Henri-Augustin PlantierBishop of Nîmes, France
56.5SelectedCasimir-Alexis-Joseph WicartBishop of Laval, FranceBishop Emeritus
16 Sep34.4Ordained BishopSt. Melchor García Sanpedro, O.P. †Titular Bishop of TricomiaVicar Apostolic of Central Tonking {Tonkino Centrale}, Viet Nam
41.6Ordained BishopWilliam VaughanBishop of Plymouth, England, Great Britain
22 Sep23.1Ordained DeaconGiacomo BellucciDeaconBishop of Chiusi e Pienza, Italy
22.8Ordained PriestGiovanni JannoniPriestAuxiliary Bishop of Ostia (-Velletri), Italy
22.6Ordained PriestEnrico (Ernesto) MazzellaPriestArchbishop of Bari (-Canosa), Italy
23 Sep49.1SelectedAndrea CasasolaBishop of Concordia (Sagittaria), ItalyArchbishop of Udine, Italy
59.7SelectedGiovanni RenierBishop of Belluno e Feltre, Italy
80.8DiedMichele VirgiliBishop of Comacchio, Italy
24 SepBornDaniel Francis FeehanAthol, MABishop of Fall River, Massachusetts, USA
27 SepSucceededJames Eustace Dupeyron, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Giamaica o Jamaica, Jamaica, Antilles
DiedBenito Fernández, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Giamaica o Jamaica, Jamaica, Antilles
28 SepDiedThéodore Abou-KarimVicar Apostolic of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt
46.4AppointedCarlo BelgradoBishop of Ascoli Piceno, ItalyBishop Emeritus
43.4AppointedGiovanni Antonio Benini (Bedini)Bishop of Pescia, Italy
66.1AppointedFerdinando BaldanziArchbishop of Siena, Italy
53.4AppointedCarlo Caccia DominioniAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
53.4AppointedCarlo Caccia DominioniTitular Bishop of DanabaAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
55.0ConfirmedLouis-Auguste DelalleBishop of Rodez, France
40.3AppointedGiuseppe del Prete BelmonteTitular Bishop of Thyatira
53.6AppointedManuel Ángel del Prado CárdenasArchbishop of La Plata o Charcas, Bolivia
44.4ConfirmedGiuseppe FormisanoBishop of Nola, Italy
79.8AppointedGiacomo Filippo FransoniCardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in LucinaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
64.1ConfirmedCarlos Cristóvão Genuês PereiraBishop of Faro {Algarve}, Portugal
57.6ConfirmedTelmo MaceiraBishop of Tui, Spain
52.9AppointedGiovanni Francesco MagnaniBishop of Recanati e Loreto, Italy
43.9ConfirmedRaffaele Antonio MoriscianoBishop of Gravina e Irsina (Montepeloso), ItalyBishop of Squillace, Italy
47.8ConfirmedJean-Jacques NanquetteBishop of Le Mans, France
51.0AppointedFrancisco de Asis Orueta y Castrillón, C.O. †Titular Bishop of AegaeArchbishop of Lima, Peru
51.0ConfirmedFrancisco de Asis Orueta y Castrillón, C.O. †Auxiliary Bishop of Lima, PeruArchbishop
45.7AppointedNicola PaceBishop of Amelia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
62.5ConfirmedJosé Manuel Pasquel LosadaArchbishop of Lima, Peru
42.6ConfirmedClaude-Henri-Augustin PlantierBishop of Nîmes, France
41.2ConfirmedMariano RicciardiArchbishop of Reggio Calabria, ItalyArchbishop of Sorrento, Italy
51.5AppointedLorenzo Signani, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
57.0AppointedMichele Viale-PrelàCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
56.6ConfirmedCasimir-Alexis-Joseph WicartBishop of Laval, FranceBishop Emeritus
30 Sep57.2Ordained BishopDominic O’BrienBishop of Waterford and Lismore, Ireland
Oct31.8Ordained PriestThomas SearsPriest of Arichat, Nova Scotia, CanadaPrefect of Western Newfoundland (St. George’s), Canada
2 OctAppointedAthanase KhouzanVicar Apostolic of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt
AppointedAthanase KhouzanTitular Bishop of MaroneaVicar Apostolic of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt
3 Oct77.7DiedGennaro PascaBishop Emeritus of Nola, Italy
4 Oct21.3ProfessedJohannes Anton Hofman, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Southern Shansi {Scian-Si Meridionale}, China
7 Oct44.5Ordained BishopGiuseppe FormisanoBishop of Nola, Italy
48.0DiedIgnacy HołowińskiArchbishop of Mohilev, Belarus
41.2Ordained BishopMariano RicciardiArchbishop of Reggio Calabria, ItalyArchbishop of Sorrento, Italy
23.7Ordained PriestPierre-Eugène RougeriePriest of Limoges, FranceBishop of Pamiers, France
10 OctBornJames O’ReillyLisgrea, IrelandBishop of Fargo, North Dakota, USA
12 Oct48.5SelectedGiuseppe Rotondo (Rotundo)Archbishop of Taranto, Italy
14 OctBornDésiré-Hyacinthe BerthoinChatteBishop of Autun (-Châlon-sur-Saône-Mâcon), France
53.0Ordained BishopGiovanni Francesco MagnaniBishop of Recanati e Loreto, Italy
45.8Ordained BishopNicola PaceBishop of Amelia, ItalyBishop Emeritus
51.5Ordained BishopLorenzo Signani, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
15 Oct92.7DiedJaime Fort y PuigBishop of Barbastro, Spain
BornSigismund Felix von Ow-FelldorfBerchtesgadenBishop of Passau, Germany
16 OctBornNicola PiccirilliChietiArchbishop of Lanciano (e Ortona), Italy
23 OctBornSalvatore FratocchiRomaBishop of Orvieto, Italy
25 OctBornEvaristo BlancoSan MiguelBishop of Nueva Pamplona, Colombia
28 Oct55.3Ordained BishopIoan AlexiBishop of Gherla, Armenopoli, Szamos-Ujvár (Romanian), Romania
61.7Ordained BishopAlexandru DobraBishop of Lugoj (Romanian), Romania
29 OctBornLouis Joseph Napoléon Paul BruchésiMontréalArchbishop of Montréal, Québec, Canada
BornCyril IX MogabgabAin-ZehaltaPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), Syria
30 OctBornSébastien HerscherHettenschlagBishop Emeritus of Langres, France
1 Nov43.5Ordained BishopGiovanni Antonio Benini (Bedini)Bishop of Pescia, Italy
59.9AppointedCarlo RivelliArchbishop of Corfù, Greece
59.9Ordained BishopCarlo RivelliArchbishop of Corfù, Greece
2 Nov55.8DiedPatrick Joseph CarewVicar Apostolic of Western Bengal, India
50.8DiedFrancesco Xavier Maresca, O.F.M. †Coadjutor Bishop of Nanking [Nanjing], China
42.8SucceededMarc-Thomas OliffeVicar Apostolic of Western Bengal, IndiaCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic
37.6SucceededLuigi Celestino Spelta, O.F.M. †Bishop of Nanking [Nanjing], ChinaVicar Apostolic of Hupeh {Hu-Pè}, China
3 NovBornPascal KeklikianKutahiaBishop of Adana (Armenian), Turkey
4 Nov47.1Ordained BishopJakub (Iacobus) Bosagi, C.A.M. †Titular Archbishop of Caesarea in PalaestinaAbbot Primate of Congregazione Mechitarista
Ordained BishopGiuseppe MaridArchbishop of Arca in Phoenicia dei Maroniti
5 Nov68.1DiedJohann Franz DrepperBishop of Paderborn, Germany
10 Nov18.6ProfessedJohn Cuthbert Hedley, O.S.B. †Member of Order of Saint BenedictBishop of Newport, Wales, Great Britain
46.7ResignedLouis (de Sainte Thérèse) Martini, O. Carm. †Vicar Apostolic of Verapoly, IndiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
57.6DiedVincenzo RozzolinoBishop of Caserta, Italy
11 NovBornThomas AudoAlkoschArchbishop of Urmyā {Rezayeh} (Chaldean), Iran
47.9Ordained BishopJean-Jacques NanquetteBishop of Le Mans, France
13 Nov37.7AppointedSt. Antoine-Marie-Nicolas Daveluy, M.E.P. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Corea
37.7AppointedSt. Antoine-Marie-Nicolas Daveluy, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of AkkaCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Corea
66.5DiedCarlo RomanòBishop of Como, Italy
60.6DiedJames Oliver Van de Velde, S.J. †Bishop of Natchez, Mississippi, USA
18 Nov55.1Ordained BishopLouis-Auguste DelalleBishop of Rodez, France
56.0InstalledMariano José de Escalada Bustillo y ZeballosBishop of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaArchbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina
64.3Ordained BishopCarlos Cristóvão Genuês PereiraBishop of Faro {Algarve}, Portugal
57.2SelectedJoseph-Antoine-Henri JordanyBishop of Fréjus, FranceBishop Emeritus
42.7Ordained BishopClaude-Henri-Augustin PlantierBishop of Nîmes, France
19 NovBornPacifico FioraniCollestellanoBishop of Osimo e Cingoli, Italy
22 NovBornFrancesco MaffeiBisacciaBishop Emeritus of Lacedonia, Italy
26 NovBornFranz Xaver NaglWienCardinal, Archbishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
29 Nov42.7InstalledClaude-Henri-Augustin PlantierBishop of Nîmes, France
30 NovBornAntonio José Gomes CardosoSerapico, PortugalBishop of Angola e Congo, Angola
Dec26.9Ordained PriestJosé Ignacio OrdóñezPriestArchbishop of Quito, Ecuador
2 Dec53.6Ordained BishopCarlo Caccia DominioniTitular Bishop of DanabaAuxiliary Bishop of Milano {Milan}, Italy
44.1Ordained BishopRaffaele Antonio MoriscianoBishop of Gravina e Irsina (Montepeloso), ItalyBishop of Squillace, Italy
4 Dec71.0DiedFermín Sánchez Artesoro, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Cuenca, Spain
5 Dec24.9Ordained PriestJosé Telésphor Paúl y Vargas, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusArchbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada, Colombia
7 Dec47.1AppointedIldefonse-René Dordillon, SS.CC. †Vicar Apostolic of Marquesas Islands {Isole Marchesi}, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)
47.1AppointedIldefonse-René Dordillon, SS.CC. †Titular Bishop of CambysopolisVicar Apostolic of Marquesas Islands {Isole Marchesi}, French Polynesia, Pacific (Oceania)
9 DecBornGiorgio GusminiGazzanigaCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
43.9ResignedNiccola Adolfo MarinelliBishop of Santorini {Thira}, GreeceBishop Emeritus
13 DecBornVincenzo Sardi di RivisondoliSulmonaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Constantinople, Turkey
15 Dec71.2DiedMikołaj GórskiBishop of Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Kamieniec), Ukraine
16 Dec21.7ProfessedBernabé García Cezón, O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Central Tonking {Tonkino Centrale}, Viet Nam
62.7InstalledJosé Manuel Pasquel LosadaArchbishop of Lima, Peru
75.1DiedFrancesco StraniBishop of Massa Carrara, Italy
17 Dec49.3ConfirmedAndrea CasasolaBishop of Concordia (Sagittaria), ItalyArchbishop of Udine, Italy
46.7Elevated to CardinalFrancesco Gaude, O.P. †Cardinal, Priest of Order of Friars Preachers
40.1AppointedVincenzo MorettiBishop of Comacchio, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Ravenna, Italy
58.2Elevated to CardinalJoseph Othmar von RauscherCardinal, Archbishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
59.9ConfirmedGiovanni RenierBishop of Belluno e Feltre, Italy
48.7ConfirmedGiuseppe Rotondo (Rotundo)Archbishop of Taranto, Italy
72.9AppointedGiuseppe UgoliniCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in CosmedinCardinal, Priest of the Roman Curia - Other
68.2Elevated to CardinalClément VillecourtCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of La Rochelle (-Saintes), France
55.4AppointedKarl August von ReisachOfficial of the Roman Curia - OtherCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
55.4Elevated to CardinalKarl August von ReisachCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
18 Dec40.0AppointedFelicissimo Coccino (Cocchino), O.F.M. Cap. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Galla, EthiopiaCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
40.0AppointedFelicissimo Coccino (Cocchino), O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of Marocco o Marruecos, Titular SeesCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Galla, Ethiopia
19 DecBornJohn Baptist Vincent de Paul Wehrle, O.S.B. †Berg, SwitzerlandBishop Emeritus of Bismarck, North Dakota, USA
20 Dec42.3ConfirmedPietro Alessandro Doimo MaupasBishop of Šibenik (Knin), CroatiaArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
46.7AppointedFrancesco Gaude, O.P. †Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in Ara CoeliCardinal, Priest of Order of Friars Preachers
57.3ConfirmedJoseph-Antoine-Henri JordanyBishop of Fréjus, FranceBishop Emeritus
61.5AppointedGiovanni Battista NehibaTitular Bishop of Knin (Tinin), CroatiaAuxiliary Bishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
61.5ConfirmedGiovanni Battista NehibaAuxiliary Bishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
68.2AppointedClément VillecourtCardinal-Priest of San PancrazioCardinal, Bishop Emeritus of La Rochelle (-Saintes), France
55.5AppointedKarl August von ReisachCardinal-Priest of Sant’AnastasiaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
21 DecBornLouis-Elisée Fatiguet, C.M. †Bordeaux, FranceVicar Apostolic of Nanchang [Nanchang], China
22 Dec23.3Ordained PriestAntonio AgliardiPriest of Roma {Rome}, ItalyCardinal, Chancellor of the Apostolic Chancery
22.9Ordained PriestGiacinto ArcangeliPriestBishop of Asti, Italy
23.3Ordained PriestGiacomo BellucciPriestBishop of Chiusi e Pienza, Italy
27.3Ordained PriestEugène-Ange-Marie BouchéPriest of Saint-Brieuc (-Tréguier), FranceBishop
22.9Ordained PriestGulielmus Maria d’Ambrogi, O.S.A. †Priest of Order of St. AugustineBishop Emeritus of Tivoli, Italy
25.0Ordained PriestTancredo FaustiPriestTitular Archbishop of Seleucia in Isauria
BornCompton Theodore Galton, S.J. †Worcester, Great BritainVicar Apostolic of British Guiana, Guyana, Antilles
22.6Ordained PriestJean-Louis-Antoine-Alfred GillyPriestBishop of Nîmes (-Uzès e Alès), France
23.9Ordained PriestColin GrantPriest of Aberdeen, Scotland, Great BritainBishop
24.9Ordained PriestMarcello MazzantiPriestBishop of Pistoia e Prato, Italy
30.8Ordained DeaconHector-Albert Chaulet d’OutremontDeaconBishop of Le Mans, France
27.3Ordained PriestMichele Seri-MoliniPriestBishop of Osimo e Cingoli, Italy
23 DecOrdained BishopAthanase KhouzanTitular Bishop of MaroneaVicar Apostolic of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt
51.2Ordained BishopFrancisco de Asis Orueta y Castrillón, C.O. †Titular Bishop of AegaeArchbishop of Lima, Peru
BornJohn TohillGortnacraneBishop of Down and Connor, Ireland
52.0Ordained BishopEduardo Vásquez, O.P. †Bishop of Panamá
25 Dec62.9DiedGiovanni Dominico Faustino Ceretti, O.M.V. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Ava e Pegù, Myanmar
29 Dec66.2DiedLouis-François RobinBishop of Bayeux (-Lisieux), France
31 Dec85.5DiedPedro Paulo de Figuereido da Cunha e MeloCardinal, Archbishop of Braga, Portugal
16.2ConvertedFriedrich Justus KnechtAuxiliary Bishop of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
BornJohn Henry NortonBallaratBishop of Port Augusta, Australia

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