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The Year of Our Lord 1899

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
unknown22.5Ordained PriestPablo Alegría Iriarte, O.A.R. †Priest of Order of Augustinian RecollectsVicar Apostolic of Casanare, Colombia
14.4ProfessedBerardo Barracciu, O.F.M. Conv. †Member of Order of Friars Minor ConventualPrefect of Ankang [Hinganfu], China
BornWilliam Ferrer Cassidy, O.P. †USASuperior Emeritus of Kienow [Jian’ou], China
54.9ResignedBenjamin Christiaens, O.F.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Southwestern Hupeh {Hu-Pè Occiduo-Meridionale}, ChinaVicar Apostolic Emeritus
17.1ProfessedLéon Jean Marie De Smedt, C.I.C.M. †Member of Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of MaryBishop of Chongli-Xiwanzi [Siwantze], China
BornJulian Edward Dillon, O.F.M. †Bloomfield, USAPrefect of Shashi [Shasi], China
24.9Ordained PriestJames Downey, C.M. †Priest of Congregation of the MissionCoadjutor Bishop of Ossory, Ireland
18.2ProfessedSimon Konrad (Josef) Landersdorfer, O.S.B. †Member of Order of Saint BenedictBishop Emeritus of Passau, Germany
69.9DiedGiacinto MagliuoloBishop of Acerra, Italy
43.0SelectedFlavien-Michel MalkéBishop of Gazireh (Gezira) (Syrian), Turkey
18.2ProfessedLouis Morel, C.I.C.M. †Member of Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of MaryArchbishop Emeritus of Hohhot [Suiyüan], China
64.8ResignedGiacinto NicolaiBishop of Ripatransone, ItalyBishop Emeritus
65.4ResignedLucido Maria ParocchiVicar General of Roma {Rome}, ItalyCardinal, Chamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic Chamber
53.2ResignedGennaro PortanovaApostolic Administrator of Oppido Mamertina, ItalyCardinal, Archbishop of Reggio Calabria, Italy
24.8Ordained PriestGastone Antonio RasneurPriestBishop of Tournai {Doornik}, Belgium
18.5ProfessedAnton Theodor Fortunatus Spruit, O.F.M. †Member of Order of Friars MinorVicar Apostolic of Luanfu, China
BornMichel Sudres, C.S.V. †FranceSuperior General Emeritus of Clerics of Saint Viator
1 Jan24.2Ordained PriestDionýz NjaradiPriest of Križevci (Kreutz) (Križevci), CroatiaBishop
3 Jan81.7DiedPaul-Matthieu de La FoataBishop of Ajaccio, France
6 Jan55.1SelectedElias Pierre Hoyek (Hoayek)Patriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
7 Jan53.2AppointedPeter Bourgade (Bougarde)Archbishop of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
53.4AppointedMarcellino (del Carmelo) Benavente, O.P. †Bishop of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
62.5AppointedAeneas ChisholmBishop of Aberdeen, Scotland, Great Britain
57.8AppointedDenis T. O’Connor, C.S.B. †Archbishop of Toronto, Ontario, CanadaArchbishop Emeritus
53.0AppointedJohn Walter ShanahanBishop of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
52.0AppointedJean-Baptiste Simon, S.J. †Vicar Apostolic of Kiangnan, China
52.0AppointedJean-Baptiste Simon, S.J. †Titular Bishop of CircesiumVicar Apostolic of Kiangnan, China
8 Jan60.3AppointedBonifacio Maria Krug, O.S.B. †Abbot of Montecassino, Italy
40.6Ordained BishopGiuseppe MoràbitoBishop of Mileto, ItalyBishop Emeritus
44.4AppointedIldebrando Polliuti, O.S.B. †Abbot of Monte Oliveto Maggiore, Italy
23.0Ordained PriestDaniel Rivero RiveroPriest of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, BoliviaArchbishop Emeritus of Sucre, Bolivia
57.3Ordained BishopDomenico ScopellitiBishop of Oppido Mamertina, ItalyBishop Emeritus
22.8Ordained PriestSebastião Thomás, O.P. †Priest of Order of Friars PreachersPrelate of Santíssima Conceição do Araguaia, Brazil
11 Jan70.5AppointedLaurentius MayerAuxiliary Bishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
70.5AppointedLaurentius MayerTitular Bishop of DiocleaAuxiliary Bishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
15 Jan70.9Ordained BishopSalvatore GaffieroTitular Bishop of SelymbriaAuxiliary Bishop of Malta
49.6Ordained BishopVilmos IstvánTitular Bishop of DometiopolisBishop of Szombathely, Hungary
17 JanBornVíctor Manuel Sanabria y MartínezSan Rafael de OreamunoArchbishop of San José de Costa Rica
18 Jan46.3Ordained BishopPaul Wilhelm KepplerBishop of Rottenburg, Germany
21 JanBornGeorges Désiré Raeymaeckers, O. Praem. †Gheel, BelgiumBishop of Buta, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
70.0DiedAmerico Ferreira dos Santos SilvaCardinal, Bishop of Porto, Portugal
22 Jan58.7SucceededFerdinando Maria CieriBishop of Sant’Agata de’ Goti, Italy
70.5Ordained BishopLaurentius MayerTitular Bishop of DiocleaAuxiliary Bishop of Wien {Vienna}, Austria
22.7Ordained PriestRicardo Pittini Piussi, S.D.B. †Priest of Salesians of Saint John BoscoArchbishop of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
85.3DiedDomenico RamaschielloBishop of Sant’Agata de’ Goti, Italy
24 JanBornJames Donald ScanlanGlasgowArchbishop Emeritus of Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
29.2ProfessedMelchior Sun Dezhen (Souen), C.M. †Priest of Congregation of the MissionVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Ankwo [Anguo], China
25 Jan48.4Ordained BishopLéon-Adolphe AmetteBishop of Bayeux (-Lisieux), FranceCardinal, Archbishop of Paris, France
28 JanBornJohann LenhardtChamAuxiliary Bishop of Bamberg, Germany
BornAntoon van Oorschoot, M. Afr. †Heeswijk, NetherlandsBishop of Mbeya, Tanzania
29 Jan85.0DiedSalvatore Giovanni Battista Bolognesi, C.O. †Bishop of Belluno e Feltre, Italy
BornJoseph MastersonManchesterArchbishop of Birmingham, England, Great Britain
72.9DiedGiacinto Rossi, O.P. †Bishop of Luni, Sarzana e Brugnato, Italy
31 Jan61.2AppointedRobert BrindleAuxiliary Bishop of Westminster, England, Great BritainBishop Emeritus of Nottingham, England, Great Britain
61.2AppointedRobert BrindleTitular Bishop of Hermopolis MaiorBishop Emeritus of Nottingham, England, Great Britain
1 FebBornWilliam Otterwell BradyFall RiverArchbishop of Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
55.8SelectedManuel Baptista da Costa (da Cunha)Archbishop of Braga, Portugal
BornAntoine-Hubert Grauls, M. Afr. †Kortessem, BelgiumArchbishop Emeritus of Gitega, Burundi
2 Feb53.0Ordained BishopJoseph GuérardBishop of Coutances (-Avranches), France
50.1Ordained BishopJoseph RumeauBishop of Angers, France
3 Feb45.7SucceededMichael John HobanBishop of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
82.8DiedWilliam O’HaraBishop of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
4 Feb51.8SelectedPierre-Marie AvonBishop of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, Antilles
5 FebBornErnesto de PaulaSão PauloBishop Emeritus of Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
23.0Ordained PriestFranz Wolf, S.V.D. †Priest of Society of the Divine WordVicar Apostolic of Eastern New Guinea
6 Feb50.4AppointedAndrea Elia CelebianBishop of the Tribunal of Diarbekir (Amida) (Armenian)
33.0AppointedStefano P. IsraelianBishop of Karput (Armenian), Turkey
54.0AppointedMichel KaciadurianBishop of Melitene (Malatia) (Armenian), Syria
53.5AppointedAvedis Marcus TurkianBishop of Alep (Armenian), Syria
9 Feb70.4DiedMariano Gavasci, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Norcia, Italy
BornEugene-Jean ImhofAargau, SwitzerlandPrefect of Qiqihar [Tsitsihar], China
10 Feb59.0AppointedGustave Augustin RouxelAuxiliary Bishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
59.0AppointedGustave Augustin RouxelTitular Bishop of CuriumAuxiliary Bishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
11 Feb47.3AppointedLucien-Emile Mossard, M.E.P. †Vicar Apostolic of Western Cochin {Cocincina Occidentale}, Viet Nam
47.3AppointedLucien-Emile Mossard, M.E.P. †Titular Bishop of MedeaVicar Apostolic of Western Cochin {Cocincina Occidentale}, Viet Nam
12 Feb62.3Ordained BishopJosé Homobono Anaya y GutiérrezBishop of Sinaloa, MéxicoBishop of Chilapa, Guerrero, México
BornOubagaraswami BernadotteRettiarpalayamBishop of Coimbatore, India
14 FebBornMarco Antonio García y SuárezTerrabonaBishop Emeritus of Granada, Nicaragua
15 FebBornIgnace Pierre XVI (Louis) BatanianMardinPatriarch Emeritus of Cilicia (Armenian), Lebanon
16 Feb53.0AppointedJames BellordVicar Apostolic of GibraltarVicar Apostolic Emeritus
53.0AppointedJames BellordTitular Bishop of MilevumVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Gibraltar
73.1DiedNoël-Mathieu-Victor-Marie GaussailBishop of Perpignan-Elne, France
57.1AppointedSt. Józef Sebastian PelczarAuxiliary Bishop of Przemyśl, PolandBishop
57.1AppointedSt. Józef Sebastian PelczarTitular Bishop of MiletopolisBishop of Przemyśl, Poland
42.3InstalledFrancisco Plancarte y NavarretteBishop of Cuernavaca, Morelos, MéxicoArchbishop of Linares o Nueva León, Nuevo León, México
21 FebBornBernard William GriffinBirminghamCardinal, Archbishop of Westminster, England, Great Britain
23 Feb23.1Ordained PriestAugusto BertazzoniPriestBishop Emeritus of Potenza e Marsico Nuovo, Italy
24 Feb62.7Ordained BishopEdouard-Adolphe CantelBishop of Oran, Algeria
62.7Ordained BishopAeneas ChisholmBishop of Aberdeen, Scotland, Great Britain
25 Feb22.5Ordained PriestJoseph-Romuald LéonardPriest of Rimouski (St. Germain of), Québec, CanadaBishop Emeritus
26 Feb57.4Ordained BishopJosé Guadalupe de Jesús de Alba y Franco, O.F.M. †Bishop of Yucatán (Mérida), MéxicoBishop of Zacatecas, México
57.5Ordained BishopMaximiano Reynoso y del CorralBishop of Tulancingo, Hidalgo, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
54.6DiedJohn VertinBishop of Sault Sainte Marie and Marquette, Michigan, USA
27 Feb55.1ConfirmedAugustinus RosentreterBishop of Chelmno (Culma, Kulm), Poland
50.1InstalledJoseph RumeauBishop of Angers, France
1 Mar63.3DiedJaime Catalá y AlbosaBishop of Barcelona, Spain
3 Mar33.9AppointedFrancisco AlbertiAuxiliary Bishop of La Plata, ArgentinaArchbishop of La Plata, Argentina
33.9AppointedFrancisco AlbertiTitular Bishop of SiuniaArchbishop of La Plata, Argentina
4 Mar50.8AppointedAlexander ChristieArchbishop of Oregon City, Oregon, USA
5 MarBornAgostino D’ArcoIschiaBishop of Castellammare di Stabia, Italy
22.9Ordained PriestAugusto Álvaro da SilvaPriest of Olinda, BrazilCardinal, Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
6 MarBornRené-Joseph PiérardChâlons-sur-MarneBishop Emeritus of Châlons, France
8 MarBornLéo Deschâtelets, O.M.I. †Montréal, CanadaSuperior General Emeritus of Oblates of Mary Immaculate
57.6InstalledMaximiano Reynoso y del CorralBishop of Tulancingo, Hidalgo, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
9 MarBornDomenico Luca Capozi, O.F.M. †Pofi, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Taiyuan [Taiyüan], China
62.5DiedEugenio ClariBishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
BornGiuseppe Antonio FerrettoRomaCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
76.1DiedFederico Maria GaldiBishop of Andria, Italy
10 MarBornMarcel-Pierre-Armand RiopelBruzAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
11 MarBornJosé Castelltort SubeyreIgualadaBishop of Astorga, Spain
BornIgnatius MummadiNagarajupalleBishop Emeritus of Guntur, India
12 Mar61.4Ordained BishopRobert BrindleTitular Bishop of Hermopolis MaiorBishop Emeritus of Nottingham, England, Great Britain
53.6Ordained BishopMarcellino (del Carmelo) Benavente, O.P. †Bishop of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
62.9AppointedTommaso CirielliPrelate of Altamura ed Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
13 MarBornGiovanni Battista ParodiStella Santa GiustinaBishop Emeritus of Savona e Noli, Italy
16 MarBornJosip LachVaraždinAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
35.7Ordained PriestJohn MarchPriestBishop of Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, Canada
18 MarBornAlfred Joseph GummerPerthvilleBishop of Geraldton, Australia
BornMartin Michael JohnsonTorontoArchbishop Emeritus of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
19 Mar62.7InstalledEdouard-Adolphe CantelBishop of Oran, Algeria
53.6InstalledMarcellino (del Carmelo) Benavente, O.P. †Bishop of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
57.2Ordained BishopSt. Józef Sebastian PelczarTitular Bishop of MiletopolisBishop of Przemyśl, Poland
20 Mar62.4InstalledJosé Homobono Anaya y GutiérrezBishop of Sinaloa, MéxicoBishop of Chilapa, Guerrero, México
23 Mar73.6DiedJean-Emile FonteneauArchbishop of Albi, France
25 Mar26.6Ordained PriestPetras Pranciskus Bucys, M.I.C. †Priest of Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin MarySuperior General Emeritus
62.9InstalledAntônio Cândido AlvarengaBishop of São Paulo, Brazil
25.0Ordained PriestIgnacy Maria DubowskiPriest of Lutsk, Zhytomyr, and Kamyanets-Podilskyi (Łuck, Zytomierz, and Kamienec), UkraineBishop Emeritus of Luceoria o Łuck e Zytomir o Zytomierz, Ukraine
23.4Ordained PriestOdilon Fages, O.S.F.S. †Priest of Oblates of St. Francis de SalesVicar Apostolic of Orange River, South Africa
26 MarBornTomás Juan Carlos SolariBuenos AiresArchbishop of La Plata, Argentina
27 MarBornAlberto CarinciLancianoArchbishop Emeritus of Boiano-Campobasso, Italy
73.8DiedJames DugganBishop Emeritus of Chicago, Illinois, USABishop
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