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The Year of Our Lord 1872

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown25.4Ordained PriestJean Martin Adam, C.S.Sp. †Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Gabon, Gabon
20.4ProfessedJules Bruguière (Brughiero), C.M. †Member of Congregation of the MissionVicar Apostolic of Southwestern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Meridio-Occidentale}, China
27.7ProfessedJules-Auguste Chatron, M.E.P. †Priest of La Société des Missions EtrangèresBishop of Osaka, Japan
42.1SucceededAloys Elloy, S.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Central Oceania, Tonga
28.1ProfessedHenri Maquet, S.J. †Priest of Society of JesusVicar Apostolic of Southeastern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Meridio-Orientale}, China
55.6ResignedGiuseppe MoreschiApostolic Administrator of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro), ItalyBishop of Città di Castello, Italy
54.6Ordained BishopGiovanni PieralliniBishop of Colle di Val d’Elsa, ItalyArchbishop of Siena, Italy
26.6Ordained PriestCríspulo UzcáteguiPriestArchbishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
JanAppointedNiccola d’Orgemont, O.S.B. †Abbot of Montecassino, Italy
1 JanBornWilliam BarryMiddleton, IrelandArchbishop of Hobart, Australia
5 JanBornLuigi MazziniCogornoBishop Emeritus of Anagni, Italy
6 Jan57.9InstalledSalvatore Giovanni Battista Bolognesi, C.O. †Bishop of Belluno e Feltre, Italy
BornPatrick Joseph James KeaneBallybunnion, IrelandBishop of Sacramento, California, USA
8 JanBornHormisdas Etienne DjibriMossulArchbishop of Kerkūk (Chaldean), Iraq
9 Jan60.7DiedJean-Baptiste Charles GazailhanBishop Emeritus of Vannes, France
14 Jan53.0Ordained BishopFrancesco di NicolaTitular Bishop of AliaBishop of Ischia, Italy
58.2Ordained BishopPatrick DugganBishop of Clonfert, Ireland
54.6DiedJohn GrayVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Western District, Scotland, Great Britain
43.1Ordained BishopEgidio Mauri, O.P. †Bishop of Rieti, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Ferrara, Italy
62.2DiedJohn McGillBishop of Richmond, Virginia, USA
15 JanBornJosé Alves Correia da SilvaSão Pedro de FinsBishop of Leiria, Portugal
BornGabriel-Roch de LlobetPerpignanArchbishop of Avignon (-Apt, Cavaillon, Carpentras, Orange, e Vaison), France
BornFranjo Salis-SeewisKarlovacAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
17 Jan75.2DiedLouis-Charles BuquetAuxiliary Bishop of Paris, France
53.9SelectedJuraj SchopperBishop of Rožňava, Slovakia
18 JanBornEdward KomarKoprzywnicaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Tarnów, Poland
21 Jan66.0DiedLászló Bíró de Kezdi-PolanyBishop of Satu Mare {Szatmár}, Romania
35.2Ordained BishopTommaso Gomes de AlmeidaBishop of Angola e Congo, AngolaBishop of Guarda, Portugal
22 JanBornRocco CaliandroCeglie MessapicaBishop of Termoli, Italy
66.3DiedFrancesco Emilio CuginiArchbishop of Modena (e Nonantola), Italy
23 JanBornNicolas DobrecićAntivariArchbishop of Bar (Antivari), Montenegro
26 JanBornLuigi Bondini, O.F.M. Conv. †Roma, ItalyTitular Archbishop of Perge
27 Jan67.5DiedNicolò FrangipaneBishop of Concordia (Sagittaria), Italy
28 Jan52.8Ordained BishopGiuseppe BuscariniBishop of Borgo San Donnino, Italy
31 JanBornGiuseppe SignoreMonteroniBishop Emeritus of Telese o Cerreto Sannita, Italy
4 Feb53.0Ordained BishopHugh ConwayTitular Bishop of AchantusBishop of Killala, Ireland
22.3Ordained PriestFrancisco do Rêgo MaiaPriest of Olinda, BrazilBishop Emeritus of Belém do Pará, Brazil
63.1Ordained BishopGiovanni Maria FiliaBishop of Alghero, Italy
56.6Ordained BishopFederico de GiacomoBishop of Marsi, Italy
38.8Ordained BishopFrancis McCormackTitular Bishop of Claudiopolis in IsauriaBishop Emeritus of Galway and Kilmacduagh, Ireland
57.1Ordained BishopCharles-Marie-Denis-Anselme Nouvel de La Flèche, O.S.B. †Bishop of Quimper [Cornouailles](-Léon), France
63.1Ordained BishopJames RyanTitular Bishop of EchinusCoadjutor Bishop of Killaloe, Ireland
45.0Ordained BishopPaolo Giuseppe Maria Serci SerraBishop of Ogliastra, ItalyArchbishop of Cagliari, Italy
68.2Ordained BishopAntonio SoggiuArchbishop of Oristano, Italy
44.0Ordained BishopPierre-Jean-Joseph SoubiranneTitular Bishop of Sebaste in CiliciaBishop Emeritus of Belley, France
7 Feb61.7DiedMartin John SpaldingArchbishop of Baltimore, Maryland, USA
10 Feb57.4Ordained BishopAlfred DuquesnayBishop of Limoges, FranceArchbishop of Cambrai, France
BornÁngel María Pérez y Cecilia, O.C.D. †Burgos, SpainArchbishop Emeritus of Verapoly, India
11 Feb42.5Ordained BishopEugenio CanoBishop of Bosa, ItalyBishop Emeritus
Ordained BishopNomatallah DahdahArchbishop of Damas (Maronite), Syria
38.3AppointedJoseph DebsArchbishop of Beirut {Bairut} (Maronite), Lebanon
38.3Ordained BishopJoseph DebsArchbishop of Beirut {Bairut} (Maronite), Lebanon
BornManuel Raimundo de MeloCapelinhaBishop Emeritus of Caetité, Bahia, Brazil
Ordained BishopJoseph ForaiferTitular Bishop of Laodicea in Syria per i Maroniti
52.9Ordained BishopFrançois-Marie-Benjamin Richard de la VergneBishop of Belley, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
43.6Ordained BishopWilliam Benedict Scarisbrick, O.S.B. †Bishop of Port-Louis, MauritiusBishop Emeritus
12 FebBornThomas ShineTipperary, IrelandBishop of Middlesbrough, England, Great Britain
13 Feb64.7SelectedIvan Zaffron (Zoffran)Bishop of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Croatia
15 Feb33.9AppointedIsidore-François-Joseph Colombert, M.E.P. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Western Cochin {Cocincina Occidentale}, Viet NamVicar Apostolic
33.9AppointedIsidore-François-Joseph Colombert, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of SamosataVicar Apostolic of Western Cochin {Cocincina Occidentale}, Viet Nam
34.9AppointedJoseph Gregory Dwenger, C.Pp.S. †Bishop of Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA
47.4AppointedRichard GilmourBishop of Cleveland, Ohio, USA
53.0InstalledFrançois-Marie-Benjamin Richard de la VergneBishop of Belley, FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
41.0AppointedPatrick John RyanCoadjutor Archbishop of Saint Louis, Missouri, USAArchbishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
41.0AppointedPatrick John RyanTitular Archbishop of TricomiaArchbishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
54.7AppointedEdgar Philip Prindle WadhamsBishop of Ogdensburg, New York, USA
16 FebBornFrancis GilfillanAghavas (Aughavas), IrelandBishop of Saint Joseph, Missouri, USA
44.8AppointedThomas Francis HendrickenBishop of Providence, Rhode Island, USA
18 Feb55.1Ordained BishopFilippo Campus ChessaBishop of Ampurias e Tempio, Italy
49.0Ordained BishopSerafino CorriasBishop of Bisarchio o Bisarcio (Ozieri), Italy
59.9Ordained BishopZaccaria Fanciulli, O.F.M. Cap. †Titular Bishop of Maronea
77.4DiedWilliam Placid Morris, O.S.B. †Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Cape of Good Hope, Western District {Capo di Buona Speranza, Distretto Occidentale}, South Africa
19 Feb63.0DiedDomenico Giuseppe de Sousa MagelhaesAuxiliary Bishop of Lisboa {Lisbon}, Portugal
88.1DiedJosé Sebastian Goyeneche y BarredaArchbishop of Lima, Peru
22 FebBornIsmael Perdomo BorreroEl-GiganteArchbishop of Bogotá, Colombia
53.6AppointedPiotr Pawel WierzbowskiBishop of Sejny o Sejna o Augustów, Poland
23 Feb59.4AppointedLuigi Biscioni (Bisconi) AmadoriBishop of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro), ItalyBishop Emeritus
66.5AppointedLudwik Bartłomiej BrynkApostolic Administrator of Lutsk, Zhytomyr, and Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Łuck, Zytomierz, and Kamienec), Ukraine
66.5AppointedLudwik Bartłomiej BrynkTitular Bishop of Amathus in PalaestinaApostolic Administrator of Lutsk, Zhytomyr, and Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Łuck, Zytomierz, and Kamienec), Ukraine
46.1AppointedGiuseppe Maria CioneBishop of Policastro, Italy
64.1AppointedGeremia Cosenza, O.F.M. †Bishop of Foggia, Italy
51.3AppointedGiuseppe Maria CotellessaBishop of Lucera, Italy
51.0AppointedAleksander Kazimierz Gintowt-DziewaltowskiAuxiliary Bishop of Płock, PolandArchbishop of Mohilev, Belarus
51.0AppointedAleksander Kazimierz Gintowt-DziewaltowskiTitular Bishop of Helenopolis in BithyniaArchbishop of Mohilev, Belarus
55.6AppointedPaolo dei Conti FabianiBishop of Assisi, Italy
74.7AppointedAnton FiałkowskiArchbishop of Mohilev, Belarus
58.0AppointedRaffaele GagliardiBishop of Sessa Aurunca, Italy
49.1AppointedFederico Maria GaldiBishop of Andria, Italy
58.0AppointedSaverio GerbinoBishop of Piazza Armerina, ItalyBishop of Caltagirone, Italy
45.0AppointedGiuseppe GuarinoArchbishop of Siracusa, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Messina, Italy
58.6AppointedBenedetto Lavecchia Guarnieri, O.F.M. †Bishop of Noto, ItalyArchbishop of Siracusa, Italy
69.4AppointedAntonio IzzoBishop of Isernia e Venafro, Italy
48.2AppointedTomasz Teofil KulińskiTitular Bishop of Satala in ArmeniaBishop of Kielce, Poland
48.3AppointedGiovanni Battista Laparelli PittiBishop of Cortona, Italy
43.1AppointedGiacinto MagliuoloBishop of Acerra, Italy
68.2AppointedTobia MasacciBishop of Sarsina, Italy
47.7AppointedFederico Mascaretti, O. Carm. †Bishop of Susa, ItalyBishop Emeritus
52.1AppointedHenri MonnierAuxiliary Bishop of Cambrai, France
52.1AppointedHenri MonnierTitular Bishop of LyddaAuxiliary Bishop of Cambrai, France
47.7AppointedAntonio MoranaBishop of Caltagirone, Italy
49.4AppointedFrancesco Maria PetrarcaArchbishop of Lanciano (e Ortona), Italy
60.1AppointedRaffaele Pucci-SistiBishop of Montalcino, Italy
56.2AppointedSalvatore Silvestris, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Conversano, Italy
57.9AppointedDomenico TuranoBishop of Agrigento (Girgenti), Italy
53.4AppointedDomenico Maria VillaBishop of Parma, Italy
45.7AppointedFrancesco Saverio ZottmanBishop of Tiraspol, MoldovaBishop Emeritus
25 Feb51.3Ordained BishopGiuseppe Maria CotellessaBishop of Lucera, Italy
56.2Ordained BishopSalvatore Silvestris, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Conversano, Italy
26 Feb67.0DiedGiuseppe Novella, O.F.M. †Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Houkouang, China
27 Feb61.7SelectedFrançois-André-Xavier de GafforyBishop of Ajaccio, France
1 Mar57.2DiedLaurence Bonaventure Sheil, O.F.M. †Bishop of Adelaide, Australia
3 Mar64.2Ordained BishopGeremia Cosenza, O.F.M. †Bishop of Foggia, Italy
69.4Ordained BishopAntonio IzzoBishop of Isernia e Venafro, Italy
48.4Ordained BishopGiovanni Battista Laparelli PittiBishop of Cortona, Italy
43.1Ordained BishopGiacinto MagliuoloBishop of Acerra, Italy
5 MarBornAlbert Thomas Daeger, O.F.M. †Saint Ann, INArchbishop of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
41.2Ordained BishopPatrick Francis MoranTitular Bishop of OlbaCardinal, Archbishop of Sydney, Australia
6 MarBornAntoine-Pierre-Jean Fourquet, M.E.P. †Eus, FranceArchbishop Emeritus of Guangzhou [Canton], China
8 MarBornJuan Villar y SanzSisamónBishop of Lérida, Spain
9 Mar68.9DiedAntonio SalomoneArchbishop of Salerno (-Acerno), Italy
10 Mar59.4Ordained BishopLuigi Biscioni (Bisconi) AmadoriBishop of Sansepolcro (Borgo San Sepolcro), ItalyBishop Emeritus
55.7Ordained BishopPaolo dei Conti FabianiBishop of Assisi, Italy
58.0Ordained BishopSaverio GerbinoBishop of Piazza Armerina, ItalyBishop of Caltagirone, Italy
BornFabiano Francesco Landi, O.F.M. †Radda, ItalyVicar Apostolic of Northwestern Hupeh {Hu-Pè Occiduo-Settentrionale}, China
11 Mar23.0Ordained PriestAnton Johann ZerrPriestBishop Emeritus of Tiraspol, Moldova
13 Mar26.8Ordained PriestMathurin Picarda, C.S.Sp. †Priest of Congregation of the Holy SpiritVicar Apostolic of Senegambia, Senegal
15 MarBornAthanase Melèce Onésime Sawoya, B.C. †Qu'AbrimArchbishop of Beirut and Jbeil {Bairut e Gibail} (Melkite Greek), Lebanon
16 Mar23.1Ordained PriestAnthony Gaughren, O.M.I. †Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculateVicar Apostolic of Orange River, South Africa
22.9Ordained PriestMattia VicarioPriest of Vercelli, ItalyBishop of Novara, Italy
17 Mar46.8InstalledDomenico AgostiniBishop of Chioggia, ItalyCardinal, Patriarch of Venezia {Venice}, Italy
27.6Ordained BishopVital Maria Gonçalves de Oliveira, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Olinda, Brazil
45.0Ordained BishopGiuseppe GuarinoArchbishop of Siracusa, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Messina, Italy
58.7Ordained BishopBenedetto Lavecchia Guarnieri, O.F.M. †Bishop of Noto, ItalyArchbishop of Siracusa, Italy
64.1DiedRomualdo Jimeno Ballesteros, O.P. †Bishop of Cebu, Philippines
47.8Ordained BishopAntonio MoranaBishop of Caltagirone, Italy
58.0Ordained BishopDomenico TuranoBishop of Agrigento (Girgenti), Italy
19 MarBornElie Chedid (Scedid)Adeh al-BatrunTitular Archbishop of Cyrrhus per i Maroniti
20 Mar47.7SelectedVictor-Jean-François-Paulin DelannoyBishop of Saint-Denis-de-La RéunionBishop of Aire et Dax, France
53.0SelectedJoseph-Jean-Louis RobertBishop of Constantine (-Hippone), AlgeriaBishop of Marseille, France
21 MarBornCharles ChalliolAlbiBishop of Rodez (-Vabres), France
62.0DiedGiacomo Giuseppe JansBishop of Aosta, Italy
26 MarBornJoseph Félix Blanc, S.M. †Toulon, FranceVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Tonga Islands {Isole Tonga}, Pacific (Oceania)
24.3Ordained PriestCarlo MarozioPriestBishop of Susa, Italy
1 AprBornConrad GröberMesskirchArchbishop of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
2 Apr79.8DiedJuan Francisco Escalante y MorenoAuxiliary Bishop of Sonora, México
BornAdolfo PaganiMonzaBishop of Como, Italy
4 AprBornAlois ScheiwilerGossauBishop of Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
6 Apr66.3DiedFrançois-Napoleon Libois, M.E.P. †Prefect Emeritus of Kouangtong, China
7 Apr23.8Ordained PriestIgnacio Ibáñez, O.P. †Priest of Order of Friars PreachersVicar Apostolic of Amoy, China
12 Apr23.6Ordained PriestFilippo CamasseiPriest of Roma {Rome}, ItalyCardinal, Patriarch Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
14 Apr35.0Ordained BishopJoseph Gregory Dwenger, C.Pp.S. †Bishop of Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA
47.5Ordained BishopRichard GilmourBishop of Cleveland, Ohio, USA
48.5Ordained BishopArnold Ipolyi-StummerBishop of Banská Bystrica, SlovakiaBishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino, Nagyvárad}, Romania
47.8Ordained BishopFederico Mascaretti, O. Carm. †Bishop of Susa, ItalyBishop Emeritus
52.6Ordained BishopDiego Marongiu Del RioArchbishop of Sassari, Italy
BornLouis-Nestor Renault, M.E.P. †Tramont-Emy, FranceVicar Apostolic of Suifu [Yibin], China
41.2Ordained BishopPatrick John RyanTitular Archbishop of TricomiaArchbishop of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
15 AprBornJoseph-Fructueux Bourgain, M.E.P. †Le Portel, FranceVicar Apostolic of Ningyüanfu, China
18 Apr40.8ConvertedAlfred Allen Paul CurtisBishop Emeritus of Wilmington, Delaware, USA
21 Apr23.6Ordained PriestAndrea Elia CelebianPriestBishop of the Tribunal of Diarbekir (Amida) (Armenian)
44.0Ordained BishopFrancis McNeirnyTitular Bishop of RhesainaBishop of Albany, New York, USA
22 Apr76.9DiedMellon de JollyArchbishop Emeritus of Sens (-Auxerre), France
23 AprBornKevork (Georges) Kortikian (Kurdighian)AlepArchbishop of Alep [Beroea, Halab] (Armenian), Syria
25 AprBornFrancesco CanessaTeglia, ItalyTitular Bishop of Sarepta
58.4DiedJoseph Feßler (Fessler)Bishop of Sankt Pölten, Austria
28 Apr45.0Ordained BishopThomas Francis HendrickenBishop of Providence, Rhode Island, USA
56.8Ordained BishopJoão Pereira Bothelho de Amaral y PimentelBishop of Angra, Portugal
30 AprBornLuigi BarlassinaTorinoPatriarch of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme}, Palestine
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