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The Year of Our Lord 1899

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DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
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 Mar50.7AppointedAlexander ChristieArchbishop of Oregon City, Oregon, USA
5 MarBornAgostino D’ArcoBishop of Castellammare di Stabia, Italy
22.9Ordained PriestAugusto Álvaro da SilvaPriest of Olinda, BrazilCardinal, Archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil
6 MarBornRené-Joseph PiérardBishop Emeritus of Châlons, France
8 MarBornLéo Deschâtelets, O.M.I. †Superior General Emeritus of Oblates of Mary Immaculate
57.5InstalledMaximiano Reynoso y del CorralBishop of Tulancingo, Hidalgo, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
9 MarBornDomenico Luca Capozi, O.F.M. †Archbishop Emeritus of Taiyuan [Taiyüan], China
62.5DiedEugenio ClariBishop of Viterbo e Tuscania, Italy
BornGiuseppe Antonio FerrettoCardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
76.1DiedFederico Maria GaldiBishop of Andria, Italy
10 MarBornMarcel-Pierre-Armand RiopelAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Rennes (-Dol-Saint-Malo), France
11 MarBornJosé Castelltort SubeyreBishop of Astorga, Spain
BornIgnatius MummadiBishop Emeritus of Guntur, India
12 Mar61.3Ordained BishopRobert BrindleTitular Bishop of Hermopolis MaiorBishop Emeritus of Nottingham, England, Great Britain
53.5Ordained BishopMarcolino (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 ParodiBishop Emeritus of Savona e Noli, Italy
16 MarBornJosip LachAuxiliary Bishop of Zagreb, Croatia
35.6Ordained PriestJohn MarchPriestBishop of Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, Canada
18 MarBornAlfred Joseph GummerBishop of Geraldton, Australia
BornMartin Michael JohnsonArchbishop Emeritus of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
19 Mar62.7InstalledEdouard-Adolphe CantelBishop of Oran, Algeria
53.5InstalledMarcolino (del Carmelo) Benavente, O.P. †Bishop of San Juan de Cuyo, Argentina
57.1Ordained BishopSt. Józef Sebastian PelczarTitular Bishop of MiletopolisBishop of Przemyśl, Poland
20 Mar62.3InstalledJosé Homobono Anaya y GutiérrezBishop of Sinaloa, MéxicoBishop of Chilapa, Guerrero, México
23 Mar73.6DiedJean-Émile FonteneauArchbishop of Albi, France
25 Mar26.5Ordained PriestPetras Pranciskus Bučys, M.I.C. †Priest of Mohilev, BelarusSuperior General Emeritus of Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary
62.9InstalledAntônio Cândido AlvarengaBishop of São Paulo, Brazil
24.9Ordained 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 SolariArchbishop of La Plata, Argentina
27 Mar24.0Ordained PriestFrancesco Alessandro Cagliero, I.M.C. †Priest of Torino {Turin}, ItalyPrefect of Iringa, Tanzania
BornAlberto CarinciArchbishop Emeritus of Boiano-Campobasso, Italy
73.8DiedJames DugganBishop Emeritus of Chicago, Illinois, USABishop
Apr53.4InstalledPeter Bourgade (Bougarde)Archbishop of Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
46.4DiedJoannes Obcalocesien (Ohannessian, Chanessian)Bishop of Ancira (Angora) (Armenian), Turkey
1 AprBornLorenzo Bianchi, P.I.M.E. †Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong [Xianggang], China
23.2Ordained PriestGiuseppe MarazziPriest of Albano, ItalyAuxiliary Bishop
24.9Ordained PriestJoseph Schemmer, O.M.I. †Priest of Oblates of Mary ImmaculatePrefect Emeritus of Cimbebasia Inferiore, Namibia
23.4Ordained PriestFrederico Benício de Souza e Costa, E.C.M.C. †PriestBishop Emeritus of Amazonas, Brazil
25.7Ordained PriestLaurentius Zeller, O.S.B. †Priest of Order of Saint BenedictApostolic Administrator of Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil
2 Apr23.0Ordained PriestEugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni PacelliPriest of Roma {Rome}, ItalyPope
3 AprBornPierre-Marie Gustave LacointeBishop of Beauvais (-Noyon-Senlis), France
4 Apr61.1InstalledJosé María de Jesús Portugal y Serratos, O.F.M. Obs. †Bishop of Saltillo, Coahuila, MéxicoBishop of Aguascalientes, México
5 AprBornJoseph Zhang Runbo (Ciamgioenpuo, Chang Yuin-po)Bishop Emeritus of Xuanhua [Süanhwa], China
6 Apr48.0ResignedFrancisco Javier Valdés y Noriega, O.E.S.A. †Bishop-Elect of Puerto Rico (Porto Rico)Bishop of Salamanca, Spain
9 Apr34.0Ordained BishopFrancisco AlbertiTitular Bishop of SiuniaArchbishop of La Plata, Argentina
59.1Ordained BishopGustave Augustin RouxelTitular Bishop of CuriumAuxiliary Bishop of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
12 AprBornThomas M. Megan, S.V.D. †Prefect Emeritus of Xinxiang [Sinsiang], China
57.4SelectedHeinrich Hubert Aloysius Voß (Voss)Bishop of Osnabrück, Germany
13 Apr61.5SucceededPierre-Marie-Alphonse Favier, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Northern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Settentrionale} o Pe-Kin, China
58.9DiedJean-Baptiste-Hippolyte Sarthou, C.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Northern Chi-Li {Ce-Li Settentrionale} o Pe-Kin, China
15 Apr78.1DiedAgostino Bausa, O.P. †Cardinal, Archbishop of Firenze {Florence}, Italy
33.8AppointedJosé de Jesús Fernández y BarragánCoadjutor Bishop of Zamora, Michoacán, MéxicoBishop Emeritus
33.8AppointedJosé de Jesús Fernández y BarragánTitular Bishop of TlosBishop Emeritus of Zamora, Michoacán, México
16 Apr58.3Ordained BishopJuan Antonio Ruano MartínTitular Bishop of Claudiopolis in IsauriaBishop of Lérida, Spain
17 Apr54.8DiedJohn Ambrose WattersonBishop of Columbus, Ohio, USA
18 AprBornJohannes PohlschneiderBishop Emeritus of Aachen, Germany
51.2AppointedGiovanni VesciaBishop of Policastro, ItalyBishop Emeritus
16.5EnteredBruno Wolnik, S.J. †Member of Society of JesusPrefect Emeritus of Lusaka, Zambia
19 Apr23.0Ordained PriestLuca PiergiovanniPriest of Pesaro, ItalyBishop of Tarquinia e Civitavecchia, Italy
20 Apr22.3Ordained PriestAugustin BostaniPriestBishop of Saïdā (Sidone) (Maronite), Lebanon
22 AprBornVincent HanlyBishop of Elphin, Ireland
23 Apr43.4SelectedCyril IX MogabgabBishop of Zahleh e Furzol (Melkite Greek), LebanonPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), Syria
60.6DiedDaniele Tempesta, O.F.M. Ref. †Bishop of Troia, Italy
26 Apr71.8DiedNicola (Francisco Saverio) Contieri, O.Bas. †Archbishop Emeritus of Gaeta, Italy
91.7DiedIgnazio Maria SelittiBishop Emeritus of Melfi e Rapolla, Italy
27 Apr57.3ResignedFrancisco Sáenz de Urturi y Crespo, O.F.M. Obs. †Archbishop of Santiago de CubaArchbishop Emeritus
28 Apr60.3AppointedMatthew GaffneyBishop of Meath, IrelandBishop Emeritus
30 Apr57.5InstalledJosé Guadalupe de Jesús Alva y Franco, O.F.M. †Bishop of Yucatán (Mérida), MéxicoBishop of Zacatecas, México
BornPeregrin de la Fuente Néstar, O.P. †Prelate of Batanes and the Babuyan Islands, Philippines
51.3Ordained BishopGiovanni VesciaBishop of Policastro, ItalyBishop Emeritus
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