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The Year of Our Lord 1868

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown20.1ProfessedJoseph-Emile Abbet, C.R.A. †Member of Swiss Congregation of Canons Regular of Saint Maurice of AgauneAbbot of Saint-Maurice, Switzerland
33.0AppointedFrancis Silas Marean ChatardRector of the Pontifical North American CollegeBishop of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
39.8AppointedThomas-Marie Gentili, O.P. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Fo-Kien, ChinaCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus
39.8AppointedThomas-Marie Gentili, O.P. †Titular Bishop of DionysiasCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Fo-Kien, China
AppointedPavao GuglerAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
40.5AppointedAntoine HornerPrefect of Zanguebar, KenyaPrefect Emeritus
21.3ProfessedFrançois Lesné, C.M. †Member of Congregation of the MissionApostolic Delegate to Persia
27.4Ordained PriestJames MaherPriestBishop of Port Augusta, Australia
BornMatthijs Nijens, M.S.C. †Heel, NetherlandsPrefect Emeritus of Nuova Guinea Olandese, Indonesia
17.3ProfessedHubert Otto, C.I.C.M. †Member of Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of MaryVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Northern Kansu {Kansu Settentrionale}, China
25.0Ordained PriestPierre-Louis PéchenardPriest of Reims, FranceBishop of Soissons (-Laon-Saint-Quentin), France
19.0ProfessedLouis-Hippolyte-Aristide Raguit, M.E.P. †Member of La Société des Missions EtrangèresVicar Apostolic of Manchuria {Manciuria}, China
27.1Ordained PriestJuan Antonio Ruano MartínPriestBishop of Lérida, Spain
16.4ProfessedEsteban Sánchez de las Heras, O.P. †Member of Order of Friars PreachersVicar Apostolic of Amoy, China
22.5Ordained PriestRichard Alphonsus SheehanPriestBishop of Waterford and Lismore, Ireland
21.0ProfessedJean-Baptiste Simon, S.J. †Member of Society of JesusVicar Apostolic of Kiangnan, China
59.7AppointedPavol VagyonBishop of the Titular See
27.6ProfessedAlphonse de Voss (Vos), C.I.C.M. †Priest of Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of MaryVicar Apostolic of Southwestern Mongolia {Mongolia Occiduo-Meridionale}, China
1 Jan38.4Ordained BishopManuel Ignacio Riaño, O.P. †Titular Bishop of ThaumacusVicar Apostolic of Central Tonking {Tonkino Centrale}, Viet Nam
3 JanBornMarcial López y CriadoCórdobaBishop of Cádiz y Ceuta, Spain
6 JanBornMiklós Széchenyi de Salvar-FelsovidékSopronBishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, Romania
10 JanBornFrançois Steinmetz, S.M.A. †Morschwiller, FranceVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Dahomey, Benin
11 JanBornMiguel de los Santos Serra y SucarratsOlotBishop of Segorbe, Spain
12 Jan63.1Ordained BishopAntonio CanziTitular Bishop of Cyrene
15 JanBornGiovanni Pellegrino Luigi Mondaini, O.F.M. †Verucchio, ItalyVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Changsha [Changsha], China
74.5DiedPiotr Pawel Beniamin Szymański, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Janów Podlaski (Podlaska o Janów), Poland
18 JanBornJuan Antonio Dueñas y ArgumedoOpicoBishop of San Miguel, El Salvador
19 Jan70.5DiedIreneus Frederic BaragaBishop of Sault Sainte Marie and Marquette, Michigan, USA
71.0DiedJózef TwarowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Janów Podlaski (Podlaska o Janów), Poland
23 JanBornFrancesco Maria Berti, O.F.M. Conv. †PopiglioBishop Emeritus of Amelia, Italy
BornErnest Costa de BeauregardParisFormer Bishop-Elect of Dijon, France
DiedJohn FennellyVicar Apostolic of Madras, India
52.0SelectedDjordje MarčićBishop of Kotor (Cattaro), Montenegro
54.9DiedJean-Etienne Sémeria, O.M.I. †Vicar Apostolic of Jaffna, Sri Lanka
26 JanBornJosef HammelsAachenAuxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}, Germany
32.5Ordained BishopPaul-François Puginier, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of MauricastroVicar Apostolic of Western Tonking {Tonkino Occidentale}, Viet Nam
28 JanBornGiorgio KoletsiKalmetiBishop of Sapë, Albania
2 Feb57.3Ordained BishopThéodore-Joseph GravezBishop of Namur {Namen}, Belgium
BornCharles-François Lasne, C.M. †Neuville-en-Avesnois, FranceCoadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Fort-Dauphin, Madagascar
48.0Ordained BishopNeale MacCabe, C.M. †Bishop of Ardagh (and Clonmacnois), Ireland
42.6Ordained BishopJohann Gabriel Léon Louis Meurin, S.J. †Titular Bishop of AscalonBishop of Port-Louis, Mauritius
BornValentin WojciechGrzawaAuxiliary Bishop of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
4 FebBornEdmond HeelanKnockaney, IrelandBishop of Sioux City, Iowa, USA
52.4AppointedAndreas Ignatius SchaepmanArchbishop of Utrecht, Netherlands
73.4AppointedJohannes Zwijsen (Zwysen)Bishop of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), Netherlands
73.4ResignedJohannes Zwijsen (Zwysen)Archbishop of Utrecht, NetherlandsBishop of ’s Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), Netherlands
5 FebBornDudley Charles Cary-ElwesNiceBishop of Northampton, England, Great Britain
6 FebSucceededVicente Arbeláez GómezArchbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada, Colombia
70.9DiedAntonio Herrán y ZaldúaArchbishop of Santafé en Nueva Granada, Colombia
10 FebBornBernard Cornelius O’RileyCape TownVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Cape of Good Hope, Western District {Capo di Buona Speranza, Distretto Occidentale}, South Africa
24.5Solemn ProfessedPedro Armengol Valenzuela Poblete, O. de M. †Member of Order of Our Lady of MercyBishop Emeritus of San Carlos de Ancud, Chile
11 FebBornJean Ogé, S.M.A. †EttendorfPrefect of Liberia, Liberia
12 FebBornAntonio Senso LázaroMontáchezBishop of Astorga, Spain
13 FebBornSerge Der AbrahamianAlexandropolis, ArmeniaAuxiliary Bishop of Roma {Rome}, Italy
15 FebBornGilberto Fuenzalida GuzmánTalcaBishop of Concepción, Chile
16 FebBornTomás Gregorio CamachoSan José de Mayo, UruguayBishop of Salto, Uruguay
57.7Ordained BishopRaffaele Corradi, O.C.D. †Bishop of Bagnoregio (Bagnorea), Italy
BornFrançois-Lazare Seguin, M.E.P. †Menessaire, FranceVicar Apostolic of Kweyang [Guiyang], China
17 FebBornPavel HuynBrnoArchbishop Emeritus of Praha {Prague}, Czech Republic
19 Feb60.0DiedJoaquín Hernández y HerreroBishop of Segorbe, Spain
21 FebBornLouis Petit, A.A. †Viuz-la-Chiésaz, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Athēnai {Athens}, Greece
22 Feb67.5DiedJusto Donoso VivancoBishop of La Serena, Chile
23 FebBornEugène CurienSenonesBishop Emeritus of La Rochelle (-Saintes), France
25 FebBornRemig Bárdos, O.S.B. †IpolysagAbbot of Pannonhalma, Hungary
26 Feb82.5DiedJuan Nepomuceno Cascallana y OrdóñezBishop of Málaga, Spain
1 Mar44.4DiedLouis Bel, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Abyssinia, Ethiopia
BornBernardo Martínez y Noval, O.S.A. †ValdesotoBishop of Almería, Spain
BornThomas MulvanyMoynaltyBishop of Meath, Ireland
3 Mar35.1AppointedThomas Albert Andrew BeckerBishop of Wilmington, Delaware, USABishop of Savannah, Georgia, USA
33.6AppointedJames GibbonsVicar Apostolic of North Carolina, USACardinal, Archbishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
33.6AppointedJames GibbonsTitular Bishop of AdramyttiumCardinal, Archbishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
BornGuglielmo GrassiGenzanoTitular Bishop of Tamiathis
49.8AppointedMichael HeissBishop of La Crosse, Wisconsin, USAArchbishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
38.8AppointedJohn Joseph HoganBishop of Saint Joseph, Missouri, USABishop of Kansas City, Missouri, USA
55.2AppointedMichael Angelus Jacobi (Jacopi), O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic of Agra, IndiaArchbishop of Agra, India
55.2AppointedMichael Angelus Jacobi (Jacopi), O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of PentacomiaArchbishop of Agra, India
40.9AppointedLouis Aloysius LootensVicar Apostolic of Idaho and Montana, USAVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Idaho, USA
40.9AppointedLouis Aloysius LootensTitular Bishop of CastabalaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Idaho, USA
55.5AppointedJoseph Projectus Machebeuf (Macheboeuf)Vicar Apostolic of Colorado and Utah, USABishop of Denver, Colorado, USA
55.5AppointedJoseph Projectus Machebeuf (Macheboeuf)Titular Bishop of Epiphania in CiliciaBishop of Denver, Colorado, USA
44.3AppointedWilliam George McCloskeyBishop of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
44.2AppointedBernard Joseph John McQuaidBishop of Rochester, New York, USA
61.9AppointedJoseph MelcherBishop of Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
49.9AppointedTobias MullenBishop of Erie, Pennsylvania, USABishop Emeritus
52.7AppointedEugene O’ConnellBishop of Grass Valley, California, USABishop Emeritus
51.8AppointedWilliam O’HaraBishop of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
41.0AppointedSylvester Horton RosecransBishop of Columbus, Ohio, USA
42.1AppointedStephen Michael Vincent Ryan, C.M. †Bishop of Buffalo, New York, USA
33.6AppointedJeremiah Francis ShanahanBishop of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
41.9AppointedPaul Tosi, O.F.M. Cap. †Vicar Apostolic of Patna, IndiaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Punjab, India
41.9AppointedPaul Tosi, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of RhodiapolisVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Punjab, India
8 Mar24.6Ordained PriestPedro Armengol Valenzuela Poblete, O. de M. †Priest of Order of Our Lady of MercyBishop Emeritus of San Carlos de Ancud, Chile
9 Mar24.9Ordained PriestFrancisco Jarrín y MoroPriest of Salamanca, SpainBishop of Plasencia, Spain
BornFrancisco Ruiz de Azúa Ortiz de Zárate, O.P. †Ullibari Gamboa, SpainVicar Apostolic of Hai Phòng, Viet Nam
13 Mar61.9AppointedGiacomo AntonelliCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in Via LataCardinal, Deacon of the Roman Curia - Other
66.2Elevated to CardinalLorenzo BariliCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Indulgences and Relics
67.0AppointedAlessando BarnabóCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
57.4Elevated to CardinalGiuseppe BerardiCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santi Marcellino e Pietro
38.1AppointedCarlos BermúdezBishop of Popayán, Colombia
39.3Elevated to CardinalLucien-Louis-Joseph-Napoléon BonaparteCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in Lucina
45.6Elevated to CardinalEdoardo BorromeoCardinal, Titular Archbishop of Adana
57.1Elevated to CardinalAnnibale CapaltiCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Studies
57.5Elevated to CardinalInnocenzo FerrieriCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of Bishops and Regulars
48.7AppointedAlessandro FranchiApostolic Nuncio to SpainCardinal, Secretary of State
56.4Elevated to CardinalMatteo Eustachio GonellaCardinal, Bishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
52.0AppointedJoaquín Lluch y Garriga, O.C.D. †Bishop of Salamanca, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Sevilla {Seville}, Spain
41.0Elevated to CardinalRaffaele Monaco La VallettaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of Ceremonies
50.3Elevated to CardinalJuan de la Cruz Ignacio Moreno y MaisanoveCardinal, Archbishop of Toledo, Spain
49.0AppointedJán PergerBishop of Košice, Slovakia
59.1AppointedValerio Antonio Jiménez (Ximenes)Bishop of Medellín, ColombiaBishop Emeritus
14 Mar60.5AppointedPietro GianelliSecretary of the Congregation of the CouncilCardinal, Official of the Roman Curia - Other
BornFlorentino Simón y Garriga, C.M.F. †Murchante, SpainPrelate of São José de Alto Tocantins, Brazil
15 Mar46.2Ordained BishopFrancisco Cardoso AiresBishop of Olinda, Brazil
16 Mar45.2AppointedCharles André AnthonisAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen, Belgium
45.2AppointedCharles André AnthonisTitular Bishop of Constantia in ArabiaAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen, Belgium
57.4AppointedGiuseppe BerardiCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of Santi Marcellino e Pietro
39.3AppointedLucien-Louis-Joseph-Napoléon BonaparteCardinal-Priest of Santa PudenzianaCardinal, Cardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in Lucina
45.6AppointedEdoardo BorromeoCardinal-Deacon of Santi Vito, Modesto e CrescenziaCardinal, Titular Archbishop of Adana
57.1AppointedAnnibale CapaltiCardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria in AquiroCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Studies
45.1AppointedGiacomo CattaniTitular Archbishop of AncyraCardinal, Archbishop of Ravenna, Italy
38.6AppointedJosé Ignacio Checa y BarbaArchbishop of Quito, Ecuador
26.7Ordained PriestKasper Felicjan CyrtowtPriestBishop of Žemaičiai (Samogizia o Tels; Żmudź), Lithuania
56.4AppointedMatteo Eustachio GonellaCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria sopra MinervaCardinal, Bishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
41.0AppointedRaffaele Monaco La VallettaCardinal-Priest of Santa Croce in GerusalemmeCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of Ceremonies
19 MarBornRamón Pérez y RodríguezMecina FondalezPatriarch of West Indies, Spain
20 MarBornAuguste-Joseph-Marie CogneauQuimperAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), France
22 Mar44.9Ordained BishopLothar von KübelTitular Bishop of LeuceApostolic Administrator of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
59.5Ordained BishopFrancesco Domenico Reynaudi (Raynaud), O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of AegaeVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Sofia e Plovdiv, Bulgaria
28 Mar24.1Ordained PriestJosé Alves de MarizPriestBishop of Bragança e Miranda, Portugal
6 AprBornAustin DowlingNew York, NYArchbishop of Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
7 AprBornBurkhard Huwiler, M. Afr. †Buttwil-Argau, SwitzerlandVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Bukoba, Tanzania
25.1Ordained BishopThéodore Jean NersciabuhArchbishopArchbishop Emeritus of Foreign Archdiocese
9 Apr54.0SelectedJosé Benedicto Torres RomeroBishop of Arequipa, Peru
11 Apr23.7Ordained PriestMariano Antonio EspinosaPriest of Buenos Aires, ArgentinaArchbishop
29.5Ordained PriestLudovic-Henri-Marie-Ixile Julien-LaferrièrePriestBishop of Constantine (-Hippone), Algeria
22.8Ordained PriestJosé (Giuseppe) MacchiPriestApostolic Nuncio to Portugal
BornJosé Antônio de Oliveira LopesRecifeBishop of Pesqueira, Pernambuco, Brazil
14 Apr94.8DiedHermann von VicariArchbishop of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
25 Apr55.0InstalledMariano Cuartero y Medina, O.P. †Bishop of Jaro, Philippines
64.6SucceededJohannes van GenkBishop of Breda, Netherlands
BornThéophile Joseph GeorgiBagdadTitular Bishop of Arethusa dei Siri
85.7DiedJohannes van HooydonkBishop of Breda, NetherlandsBishop Emeritus
26 Apr25.2Ordained PriestAngus MacFarlanePriestBishop of Dunkeld, Scotland, Great Britain
20.6ProfessedJacobus Cornelis Meeuwissen, C.SS.R. †Member of Congregation of the Most Holy RedeemerVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Dutch Guyana-Suriname, Suriname, Antilles
23.3Ordained PriestWilliam TurnerPriestBishop of Galloway, Scotland, Great Britain
28 AprBornFrancisco Muñoz e IzquierdoBurjasotPatriarch of West Indies, Spain
29 AprBornGiuseppe AngelucciGenazzanoBishop of Città della Pieve, Italy
30 Apr66.0DiedSebastião Pinto do RêgoBishop of São Paulo, Brazil
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