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The Year of Our Lord 1879

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown26.9Ordained PriestJoão Paulino de Azevedo e CastroPriestBishop of Macau, China
86.1DiedEmmanuele Francesco Barrutia y CroquerAuxiliary Bishop of Guatemala
AppointedMatthieu-Paul Chammina (Sciammina)Bishop of Zaku (Chaldean), IraqArchbishop of Sehna (Chaldean), Iran
44.5AppointedVittore-Maria Corvaia, O.S.B. †Coadjutor Abbot of Montevergine, ItalyAbbot Emeritus
25.0Ordained PriestBernard CoynePriestBishop of Elphin, Ireland
28.4ProfessedJoseph-Marie-Stanislas Dupont, M. Afr. †Priest of Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers)Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Nyassa, Malawi
67.7ResignedAntoni Junosza GałeckiAuxiliary Bishop of Kraków, PolandAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
26.6ProfessedJoseph-Marie Lavest, M.E.P. †Member of La Société des Missions EtrangèresPrefect of Kuamsi, China
BornGerhard (Thomas) Lennartz, S.C.I. †GermanyPrefect Emeritus of Adamaua, Cameroon
24.9Ordained PriestJoseph-Marie Leray, M.S.C. †PriestVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Gilbert Islands {Isole Gilbert}, Kiribati, Pacific (Oceania)
16.2ProfessedAuguste-Jean-Gabriel Maurice, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Central Shensi/Chensi {Scen-Si Centrale}, China
AppointedAthanase NasserPatriarchal Vicar of Egypt and Sudan (Melkite Greek)
25.5Ordained PriestPaul NègrePriestAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Rodez (-Vabres), France
50.0ResignedJosé Ignacio OrdóñezBishop of Bolivar, EcuadorArchbishop of Quito, Ecuador
21.5Ordained PriestGiacomo Maria Radini-TedeschiPriestBishop of Bergamo, Italy
24.5Ordained PriestEmmanuel Alfonso van den Bosch, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinArchbishop Emeritus of Agra, India
BornDmytro YaremkoTitular Bishop
3 Jan63.0DiedDjordje MarčićBishop of Kotor (Cattaro), Montenegro
5 Jan48.0DiedJames McDevittBishop of Raphoe, Ireland
BornCharles Daniel WhiteGrand RapidsBishop of Spokane, Washington, USA
14 JanBornCarlo Ilario Currea, S.J. †BogotaPrefect of Río Magdalena, Colombia
76.2DiedCharles-Marie MagninBishop of Annecy, France
15 Jan25.3Ordained PriestWilliam John KennyPriest of Saint Augustine, Florida, USABishop
17 Jan28.8ProfessedHermann Joseph (Thomas) Esser, O.P. †Priest of Order of Friars PreachersTitular Bishop of Sinis
21 Jan53.7AppointedValentin Garnier, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Kiangnan, China
53.7AppointedValentin Garnier, S.J. †Titular Bishop of TitiopolisVicar Apostolic of Kiangnan, China
23 JanBornCharles Eugène Klaeyle, O.M.I. †MutzigPrefect Emeritus of Cimbebasia Inferiore, Namibia
25 Jan58.0DiedManuel Ulloa y CalvoBishop of Nicaragua
29 Jan80.4DiedAntonio Benedetto AntonucciCardinal, Bishop of Ancona e Numana, Italy
51.4SelectedMihály PávelBishop of Oradea Mare {Gran Varadino} (Romanian), Romania
30 JanBornJohannes Baptist DietzBirkachBishop Emeritus of Fulda, Germany
1 FebBornLouis-Marie Raucaz, S.M. †Verrens-Arvey, FranceVicar Apostolic of Southern Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands
2 Feb24.8Ordained PriestLuis María NiellaPriestBishop of Corrientes, Argentina
3 Feb50.6SelectedJosé Proceso Pozuelo y HerreroBishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, SpainBishop of Córdoba, Spain
4 Feb48.8AppointedAntonio GalibertBishop of Santorini {Thira}, Greece
48.7AppointedElzear Torreggiani, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Armidale, Australia
6 Feb74.2RetiredDomenico Cavallini SpadoniArchbishop of Spoleto, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
7 Feb44.4AppointedSalvador Casañas y PagésApostolic Administrator of Urgell, SpainCardinal, Bishop of Barcelona, Spain
44.4AppointedSalvador Casañas y PagésTitular Bishop of CeramusCardinal, Bishop of Barcelona, Spain
10 FebBornLucas Guillermo Castillo HernándezSan CasimiroArchbishop of Caracas, Santiago de Venezuela
14 Feb63.2DiedSalvatore Silvestris, C.SS.R. †Bishop of Conversano, Italy
15 FebBornEgisto Domenico MelchioriBedizzoleBishop of Tortona, Italy
16 FebBornAntônio Manoel Pereira RibeiroFriandeBishop of Funchal, Portugal
17 Feb67.9ResignedFélix María Arrieta y Llano, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Cádiz y Ceuta, SpainBishop Emeritus
18 Feb42.5SelectedIoan SzabóBishop of Gherla, Armenopoli, Szamos-Ujvár (Romanian), Romania
19 Feb57.0DiedThomas Patrick Roger FoleyCoadjutor Bishop of Chicago, Illinois, USA
23 FebBornJoseph Henry Leo SchlarmanBresse TownshipBishop of Peoria, Illinois, USA
27 Feb63.6DiedFilippo Maria Guidi, O.P. †Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Bologna, Italy
28 Feb39.2ConfirmedPierre Elie XII AbboloyonanPatriarch of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
57.7ConfirmedFrancisco Aznar y PueyoBishop of Tortosa, Spain
56.0AppointedFrancesco BattagliniBishop of Rimini, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
68.8AppointedFrancisco de Paula Benavides y Navarrete, O.S. †Cardinal-Priest of San Pietro in MontorioCardinal, Archbishop of Zaragoza, Spain
55.9AppointedSigismondo Brandolini RotaCoadjutor Bishop of Ceneda, ItalyBishop
55.9AppointedSigismondo Brandolini RotaTitular Bishop of OropusBishop of Ceneda, Italy
63.2AppointedLuigi CarvelliCoadjutor Bishop of Potenza e Marsico Nuovo, ItalyBishop of Mileto, Italy
63.2AppointedLuigi CarvelliTitular Bishop of Etalonia (Hetalonia)Bishop of Mileto, Italy
43.3AppointedJaime Catalá y AlbosaBishop of Cádiz y Ceuta, SpainBishop of Barcelona, Spain
54.2AppointedManuel CerónBishop of Cartagena, Colombia
46.2ConfirmedHenri-Charles-Dominique DenéchauBishop of Tulle, France
55.7AppointedPietro FacciottiAuxiliary Bishop of Palestrina, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Ferentino, Italy
55.7AppointedPietro FacciottiTitular Bishop of Abila LysaniaeBishop Emeritus of Ferentino, Italy
54.7AppointedManuel Gómez-Salazar y Lucio-VillegasBishop of Málaga, SpainArchbishop of Burgos, Spain
47.1AppointedAlessandro GrossiAuxiliary Bishop of Tivoli, ItalyTitular Archbishop of Nicopolis ad Nestum
62.1AppointedFrancesco MacaroneCoadjutor Bishop of Boiano, ItalyBishop
68.6AppointedBonfiglio Mura, O.S.M. †Archbishop of Oristano, Italy
51.0AppointedSalvatore NappiArchbishop of Conza e Campagna, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
66.8AppointedLorenzo NinaCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in TrastevereCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation of the Council
45.1ConfirmedAntonio Ochoa y ArenasBishop of Sigüenza, Spain
44.5AppointedMariano Elvezio PagliariArchbishop of Spoleto, Italy
64.6ConfirmedJános PauerBishop of Székesfehérvár (Albareale), Hungary
50.7ConfirmedJosé Proceso Pozuelo y HerreroBishop of Islas Canarias {Canary Islands}, SpainBishop of Córdoba, Spain
60.8AppointedAchilles RinaldiniTitular Bishop of Cyrene
43.9AppointedVincenzo Maria SarnelliBishop of Castellammare di Stabia, ItalyArchbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
53.9AppointedPietro SauliniBishop of Alatri, Italy
42.5AppointedSylwester Sembratowicz (Sembratovyc)Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), UkraineCardinal, Archbishop
42.5AppointedSylwester Sembratowicz (Sembratovyc)Titular Bishop of IuliopolisCardinal, Archbishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
74.3AppointedDomenico Cavallini SpadoniTitular Archbishop of AdanaArchbishop Emeritus of Spoleto, Italy
46.9ConfirmedFranz Joseph von SteinBishop of Würzburg, GermanyArchbishop of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
64.0AppointedPietro de Villanova CastellacciTitular Patriarch of Antiochia {Antioch}
66.4ConfirmedJosé Raimundo Benito Vilamitjana y VilaArchbishop of Tarragona, Spain
1 MarBornJoão de Oliveira Matos FerreiraValverdeAuxiliary Bishop of Guarda, Portugal
2 Mar47.9Ordained BishopJuan José Baldivia MoralesBishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, BoliviaBishop of La Paz, Bolivia
63.2Ordained BishopLuigi CarvelliTitular Bishop of Etalonia (Hetalonia)Bishop of Mileto, Italy
43.9Ordained BishopVincenzo Maria SarnelliBishop of Castellammare di Stabia, ItalyArchbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
7 Mar23.8Ordained PriestSantino Taveggia, P.I.M.E. †Priest of Pontifical Institute for Foreign MissionsBishop of Dinajpur, Bangladesh
8 Mar23.1Ordained PriestRené-Michel-Marie Fée, M.E.P. †Priest of La Société des Missions EtrangèresBishop of Malacca, Singapore
22.6Ordained PriestTommaso TrussoniPriestArchbishop Emeritus of Cosenza, Italy
9 Mar56.0Ordained BishopFrancesco BattagliniBishop of Rimini, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Bologna, Italy
55.9Ordained BishopSigismondo Brandolini RotaTitular Bishop of OropusBishop of Ceneda, Italy
55.7Ordained BishopPietro FacciottiTitular Bishop of Abila LysaniaeBishop Emeritus of Ferentino, Italy
BornAntonio MelomoCassano all'JonioArchbishop of Conza-Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi-Bisaccia, Italy
44.5Ordained BishopMariano Elvezio PagliariArchbishop of Spoleto, Italy
BornLajos ShvoyBudapestBishop of Székesfehérvár (Albareale), Hungary
10 MarBornJosyf Botsian (Bocian)BuskoAuxiliary Bishop of Lviv (Ukrainian), Ukraine
65.3DiedCarlos María Colina y RubioBishop of Tlaxcala (Puebla de los Angeles), México
BornEdward Francis RyanLynnBishop of Burlington, Vermont, USA
11 Mar77.2DiedPedro José Chávez PonceBishop of Puno, Peru
13 MarBornHenry Joseph O’LearyRichibouctouArchbishop of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
23.9Ordained PriestJacques TopuzianPriestBishop of Musc (Armenian), Armenia
15 MarBornRafael Lira InfanteSantiagoBishop of Valparaíso, Chile
16 Mar60.8Ordained BishopAchilles RinaldiniTitular Bishop of Cyrene
19 Mar58.4DiedAnastasio Laterza, O.C.D. †Bishop of Boiano, Italy
62.1SucceededFrancesco MacaroneBishop of Boiano, Italy
20 MarBornBasile Octave Tanghe, O.F.M. Cap. †Bruges, BelgiumVicar Apostolic of Ubanghi Belga {Belgian Ubanghi}, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
21 Mar47.1AppointedPierre-Timothee Attar (Hattar)Archbishop (Personal Title) of Mardin (Chaldean), IraqBishop Emeritus
65.4DiedGiovanni Bapt. CerrutiBishop of Savona e Noli, Italy
23 Mar44.5Ordained BishopSalvador Casañas y PagésTitular Bishop of CeramusCardinal, Bishop of Barcelona, Spain
48.2Ordained BishopPierre-Noël-Joseph Foucard, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of ZelaPrefect of Kuamsi, China
25 MarBornLouis-Joseph-Arthur MelansonTrois-RivièresArchbishop of Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
48.8Ordained BishopElzear Torreggiani, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Armidale, Australia
26 Mar62.8DiedPaolo di NiquesaBishop of Aquino, Sora, e Pontecorvo, Italy
56.2SucceededIgnazio Camillo Guglielmo Maria Pietro Persico, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop of Aquino, Sora, e Pontecorvo, ItalyCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for Indulgences and Relics
27 Mar67.1DiedHilarion Silani, O.S.B. †Vicar Apostolic of Colombo, Sri Lanka
BornGallus (Bernhard) Steiger, O.S.B. †Büron, SwitzerlandAbbot Emeritus of Peramiho, Tanzania
28 Mar53.0AppointedFulgence Czarev, O.F.M. †Archbishop of Skopje, MacedoniaBishop of Hvar (-Brac e Vis), Croatia
51.5AppointedAudishu V (Georges Ebed-Iesu) KhayyathArchbishop (Personal Title) of Diarbekir (Amida) (Chaldean), TurkeyPatriarch of Babylon {Babilonia} (Chaldean), Iraq
BornJean Marie van CauwenberghLierreAuxiliary Bishop of Mechelen, Belgium
29 Mar23.2Ordained PriestConrad Abels, C.I.C.M. †Priest of Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of MaryVicar Apostolic of Jehol [Jinzhou], China
24.4Ordained PriestLuis José María Amigó y Ferrer, O.F.M. Cap. †Priest of Order of Friars Minor CapuchinBishop of Segorbe, Spain
30 Mar44.0InstalledVincenzo Maria SarnelliBishop of Castellammare di Stabia, ItalyArchbishop of Napoli {Naples}, Italy
31 MarBornFélix Hedde, O.P. †Brest, FranceVicar Apostolic of Lang Són et Cao Bang, Viet Nam
72.0DiedBenedetto Riccabona de ReinchenfelsBishop of Trento, Italy
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