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The Year of Our Lord 1856

Bishop Events

January to April


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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown29.5ProfessedLouis-Taurin Cahagne, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinVicar Apostolic of Galla, Ethiopia
31.0AppointedJean-Claude Duret, C.S.Sp. †Prefect of SénégalVicar Apostolic of Senegambia, Senegal
16.2ProfessedSt. Francesco Antonio Domenico Fogolla, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Northern Shansi {Scian-Si Settentrionale}, China
79.5ResignedJan Marceli GutkowskiBishop of Janów Podlaski (Podlaska o Janów), PolandBishop Emeritus
2 JanBornPatrick PhelanBishop of Sale, Australia
3 Jan48.4AppointedJoseph-Martial Mouly, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Peking [Beijing], ChinaVicar Apostolic of Northern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Settentrionale} o Pe-Kin, China
BornPietro StrobinoVicar Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Eastern District {Capo de Buona Speranza, Distretto Orientale}, South Africa
12 Jan51.5SelectedGregor (Leonhard Andreas) von Scherr, O.S.B. †Archbishop of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
13 Jan40.1Ordained BishopVincenzo MorettiBishop of Comacchio, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Ravenna, Italy
14 JanBornFranz LöbmannVicar Apostolic of Saxonia (Saxony), Germany
16 JanBornEugène-Louis-Ernest JulienBishop of Arras (-Boulogne-Saint-Omer), France
17 JanBornJohann Baptist HierlAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg, Germany
50.1SelectedEnrico de RossiBishop of Caserta, ItalyBishop Emeritus
19 Jan60.3ConfirmedAgustín Gómez Cabezas y SildoBishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
20 Jan46.7Ordained BishopCarlo BelgradoBishop of Ascoli Piceno, ItalyBishop Emeritus
55.2SelectedMichael von DeinleinBishop of Augsburg, GermanyArchbishop of Bamberg, Germany
BornStanislas-François Jarlin, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Peking [Beijing], China
BornDenis Ephrem NaccàschéArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Syrian), Syria
22 Jan52.8DiedBernard O’ReillyBishop of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
24 JanBornGiovanni RégineArchbishop of Trani e Barletta (e Nazareth e Bisceglie), Italy
25 Jan70.0DiedGeorge Hilary BrownBishop of Liverpool, England, Great Britain
41.5SucceededAlexander GossBishop of Liverpool, England, Great Britain
27 Jan24.5Ordained PriestSalvatore Depau-PudduPriestBishop of Ogliastra, Italy
56.2ResignedGiovanni Domenico Rizzolati, O.F.M. Ref. †Vicar Apostolic of Houkouang, China
29 Jan36.1SelectedMarko Kalogjera (Calogerà)Bishop of Kotor (Cattaro), MontenegroBishop of Split-Makarska (Spalato-Macarska), Croatia
61.9SelectedRaffaele FerrignoArchbishop of Brindisi, Italy
43.6SelectedKonrad MartinBishop of Paderborn, Germany
54.0SelectedVinko ZubranićBishop of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Croatia
31 JanBornConrad Abels, C.I.C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Jehol [Jinzhou], China
2 FebBornRafael Amador y HernándezBishop of Huajuapan de León, Oaxaca, México
3 Feb63.6Ordained BishopJuan Francisco Escalante y MorenoTitular Bishop of AnastasiopolisAuxiliary Bishop of Sonora, México
5 FebBornRené-Michel-Marie Fée, M.E.P. †Bishop of Malacca, Singapore
BornThomas Louis Heylen, O. Praem. †Bishop of Namur {Namen}, Belgium
11 FebBornAnton BauerArchbishop of Zagreb, Croatia
15 Feb44.6SelectedBernardino Maria FrascollaBishop of Foggia, Italy
16 Feb22.7Ordained PriestProsper Auguste DusserrePriestArchbishop of Alger, Algeria
44.7AppointedBernardino Medina y MorenoBishop of Cartagena, Colombia
22.0Ordained PriestJosé Ignacio Suárez Peredo y BezaresPriestBishop of Veracruz-Jalapa, México
19 Feb29.7AppointedPatrick MoranVicar Apostolic of Cape of Good Hope, Eastern District {Capo de Buona Speranza, Distretto Orientale}, South AfricaBishop of Dunedin, New Zealand
29.7AppointedPatrick MoranTitular Bishop of DardanusBishop of Dunedin, New Zealand
22 Feb38.5SelectedTommaso Passero, O.P. †Bishop of Troia, Italy
25 Feb57.4Ordained BishopJoseph-Antoine-Henri JordanyBishop of Fréjus, FranceBishop Emeritus
26 FebBornJacques-Louis MonestèsBishop of Dijon, France
27 FebBornAnton Karaś (Karosas)Bishop of Vilkaviškis, Lithuania
57.5SelectedLouis-Antoine de SalinisArchbishop of Auch, France
29 Feb33.1AppointedJohn DaltonBishop of Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, Canada
35.7AppointedJohn FarrellBishop of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
36.7AppointedLaurence Gilhooly, C.M. †Coadjutor Bishop of Elphin, IrelandBishop
36.7AppointedLaurence Gilhooly, C.M. †Titular Bishop of BellineBishop of Elphin, Ireland
BornEmile-Louis-Cornil LobbedeyBishop of Arras (-Boulogne-Saint-Omer), France
40.2AppointedDaniel McGettiganCoadjutor Bishop of Raphoe, IrelandArchbishop of Armagh, Ireland
40.2AppointedDaniel McGettiganTitular Bishop of GerasArchbishop of Armagh, Ireland
48.4AppointedJohn Thomas Mullock, O.F.M. †Bishop of Saint John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
40.2AppointedPierre-Adophe Pinsoneault, P.S.S. †Bishop of London, Ontario, CanadaBishop Emeritus of Sandwich, Ontario, Canada
52.6AppointedJames WalsheBishop of Kildare and Leighlin, Ireland
1 Mar60.9DiedFrancesco BronzuoliBishop of Fiesole, Italy
2 Mar57.9ResignedJacques-Marie-Joseph BaillèsBishop of Luçon, FranceBishop Emeritus
3 Mar84.3DiedAmbrogio Bianchi, O.S.B. †Cardinal, Priest of the Roman Curia - Other
68.1DiedJose Antonio Chaves, O.F.M. Obs. †Auxiliary Bishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada, Colombia
7 Mar70.6DiedMichele ManzoArchbishop of Chieti, Italy
68.4ResignedClément VillecourtBishop of La Rochelle (-Saintes), FranceCardinal, Bishop Emeritus
8 Mar57.0ResignedGuy-Louis-Jean-Marie AlouvryBishop of Pamiers, FranceBishop Emeritus
24.5Ordained DeaconCirillo Benham BenniDeaconPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
24.7Ordained PriestFernando Blaitt MariñoPriest of Concepción, ChileBishop
49.5AppointedJacques-Antoine-Claude-Marie BoudinetApostolic Administrator of Pamiers, FranceBishop of Amiens, France
55.4SelectedFrançois-Augustin DelamareBishop of Luçon, FranceArchbishop of Auch, France
22.7Ordained PriestVincenzo MoloPriest of Milano {Milan}, ItalyApostolic Administrator of Lugano, Switzerland
23.9Ordained DeaconGiovanni Battista ScottiDeaconBishop of Osimo e Cingoli, Italy
9 Mar22.9Ordained PriestIoannis Marangò (Marengo)PriestArchbishop of Athēnai {Athens}, Greece
11 Mar49.5AppointedJacques-Antoine-Claude-Marie BoudinetTitular Bishop of CybistraBishop of Amiens, France
12 Mar54.2AppointedGabriel della Genga SermatteiPrefect of the Congregation of Regular DisciplineCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of Bishops and Regulars
14 Mar72.9DiedGabrijel Smičiklas (Smicsiklasz)Bishop of Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), Croatia
15 MarBornJohn Patrick FarrellyBishop of Cleveland, Ohio, USA
BornAchille LocatelliCardinal, Chamberlain Emeritus of the College of Cardinals
16 MarBornGiuseppe BatignaniBishop of Montepulciano, Italy
24.5Ordained PriestCirillo Benham BenniPriestPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Syrian), Lebanon
19 Mar28.3Ordained PriestFrancisco Mora y BorrellPriest of Monterey, California, USABishop Emeritus of Monterey-Los Angeles, California, USA
31.0Ordained PriestHector-Albert Chaulet d’OutremontPriestBishop of Le Mans, France
20 MarBornGaetano BisletiCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of Seminaries and Universities
22 Mar22.0Ordained DeaconGiuseppe Maria Costantini (Constantini)DeaconBishop Emeritus of Nepi e Sutri, Italy
22.6Ordained DeaconAugustin EggerDeacon of Sankt Gallen, SwitzerlandBishop
23.2Ordained PriestGaetano FranceschiniPriestBishop of Macerata e Tolentino, Italy
24.0Ordained PriestGiovanni Battista ScottiPriestBishop of Osimo e Cingoli, Italy
23 MarBornRamón Guillamet y ComaBishop of Barcelona, Spain
25 Mar24.9Ordained PriestAbraham Agabio (Agapios) Bsciai (Bishai)PriestVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Alexandria {Alessandria} (Coptic), Egypt
42.5Ordained BishopPetar Dujam MaupasBishop of Šibenik (Knin), CroatiaArchbishop of Zadar (Zara), Croatia
BornJoseph-Marie-François-Xavier MétreauBishop of Tulle, France
30 Mar42.6Ordained BishopPaul Ambroise Bigandet, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of Ramata (Rama)Vicar Apostolic of Southern Burma {Birmania Meridionale}, Myanmar
29.8Ordained BishopPatrick MoranTitular Bishop of DardanusBishop of Dunedin, New Zealand
61.7Ordained BishopJános NehibaTitular Bishop of Knin (Tinin), CroatiaAuxiliary Bishop of Kalocsa, Hungary
60.1Ordained BishopGiovanni RenierBishop of Belluno e Feltre, Italy
52.7Ordained BishopJames WalsheBishop of Kildare and Leighlin, Ireland
Apr41.5DiedGiusto da Urbino (Jacopo) Curtopassi, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor Capuchin
1 Apr57.2SelectedClément BahousPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), SyriaPatriarch Emeritus
57.2SelectedClément BahousBishop of Damas (Melkite Greek), SyriaPatriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), Syria
2 Apr45.1AppointedAndré-Pierre (Andreas) Borgniet, S.J. †Pro-Vicar Apostolic of Kiangnan, ChinaVicar Apostolic
42.1AppointedEugène-Jean-Claude-Joseph Desflèches, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Eastern Szechwan {Se-Ciuen Orientale}, ChinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
37.9AppointedLuigi Celestino Spelta, O.F.M. Ref. †Vicar Apostolic of Hupeh {Hu-Pè}, China
4 Apr52.1AppointedJacques-Léon Thomine-Desmazures, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of SinopoliVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Thibet, China
69.2AppointedJacques-Léonard Pérocheau, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Northwestern Szechwan {Se-Ciuen Settentrionale-Occidentale}, China
5 Apr70.2DiedLuigi GagliardiBishop Emeritus of Ischia, Italy
BornAnnibale LupiBishop of Comacchio, Italy
6 AprBornJean Victor Émile ChesnelongArchbishop of Sens (-Auxerre), France
24.1Ordained PriestJohn O’BrienPriestBishop of Kingston, Ontario, Canada
7 Apr57.8SelectedJean-Honoré BaraCoadjutor Bishop of Châlons, FranceBishop
8 Apr46.8AppointedMiguel Navarro, O.F.M. Ref. †Vicar Apostolic of Honan {Ho-Nan}, China
46.8AppointedMiguel Navarro, O.F.M. Ref. †Titular Bishop of CucususVicar Apostolic of Honan {Ho-Nan}, China
11 Apr57.6AppointedAlessandro MaciotiOfficial of the Congregation of the Holy Office
13 AprBornAvedis Bédros XIV ArpiarianPatriarch of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
BornAlcime-Armand-Pierre-Marie GouraudBishop of Vannes, France
25.0Ordained PriestEdmund StonorPriestTitular Archbishop of Trapezus
14 AprBornEmile-Auguste Allgeyer, C.S.Sp. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Zanzibar, Kenya
17 AprBornFederico Cattani AmadoriCardinal, Priest of Modigliana, Italy
20 Apr80.3DiedGiacomo Filippo FransoniCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith
22 Apr61.5SelectedJosé Joaquim de Azevedo e MouraArchbishop of Braga, Portugal
BornJosé Anselmo LuqueAuxiliary Bishop of Córdoba (Tucumán), Argentina
24 Apr23.2Ordained PriestFernando Antonio Arturo de Merino y RamírezPriestArchbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
26 Apr58.5DiedCrispino AgostinucciBishop of Montefeltro, Italy
30 AprBornJosé Amador Velasco y PeñaBishop of Colima, México
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