Apostolic Succession in the Roman Catholic Church

The Ravizza Line

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An example of the Ravizza Lineage

Paul Zingtung Grawng, Titular Bishop of Rusguniae, Auxiliary of Myitkyina. Consecrated 3 April 1976 by John James Howe, S.S.C., Bishop of Myitkyina.

John James Howe, S.S.C., Bishop of Myitkyina. Consecrated 1 July 1961 by John Joseph U Win, Archbishop of Mandalay.

John Joseph U Win, Titular Bishop of Lete, Auxiliary of Mandalay. Consecrated 18 July 1954 by Albert-Pierre Falière, M.E.P., Titular Bishop of Clysma et Vicar Apostolic of Mandalay.

Albert-Pierre Falière, M.E.P., Titular Bishop of Clysma, Vicar Apostolic of Northern Burma. Consecrated 18 October 1930 by Charles Challiol, Bishop of Rodez.

Charles Challiol, Bishop of Rodez. Consecrated 10 August 1925 by Jean-Augustin Germain, Archbishop of Toulouse.

Jean-Augustin Germain, Bishop of Rodez. Consecrated 10 August 1897 by Félix-Auguste Béguinot, Bishop of Nimes.

Félix-Auguste Béguinot, Bishop of Nimes. Consecrated 24 August 1896 by Jean-Pierre Cardinal Boyer, Archbishop of Bourges.

Jean-Pierre Boyer, Titular Bishop of Evaria and Coadjutor of Clermont. Consecrated 24 August 1878 by Théodore-Augustin Forcade, M.E.P., Archbishop of Aix.

Théodore-Augustin Forcade, M.E.P., Titular Bishop of Samos et Vicar Apostolic of Japan. Consecrated 21 February 1847 by Giovanni Domenico Rizzolati, O.F.M., Titular Bishop of Aradus and Vicar Apostolic of Houkouang.

Giovanni Domenico Rizzolati, O.F.M., Titular Bishop of Aradus and Vicar Apostolic of Houkouang. Consecrated 19 July 1840 by Gioacchino Domenico Salvetti, O.F.M., Titular Bishop of Euroea in Epiro and Vicar Apostolic of Shansi.

Gioacchino Domenico Salvetti, O.F.M., Titular Bishop of Euroea in Epiro and Vicar Apostolic of Shansi. Consecrated 16 February 1817 by Cajetan Pires Pereira, C.M., Bishop of Nanking.

Cajetan Pires Pereira, C.M., Bishop of Nanking. Consecrated 10 August 1806 by Alexandre de Gouvêa, T.O.R., Bishop of Peking.

Alexandre de Gouvêa, T.O.R., Bishop of Peking. Consecrated 2 February 1783 by Francisco da Assumpção e Brito, O.S.A., Archbishop of Goa.

Francisco da Assumpção e Brito, O.S.A., Bishop of Olinda. Consecrated 3 October 1773 by João Cosme Cardinal da Cunha, O.C.S.A., Archbishop of Évora.

João Cosme da Cunha, O.C.S.A., Bishop of Leiria. Consecrated 29 June 1746 by Tomás Cardinal de Almeida, Patriarch of Lisboa.

Tomás de Almeida, Bishop of Lamego. Consecrated 3 April 1707 by Nuno da Cunha e Ataíde, Titular Bishop of Targa.

Nuno da Cunha e Ataíde, Titular Bishop of Targa. Consecrated 14 March 1706 by Álvaro de Abranches e Noronha, Bishop of Leiria.

Álvaro de Abranches e Noronha, Bishop of Leiria. Consecrated 27 December 1694 by João de Sousa, Bishop of Porto.

João de Sousa, Bishop of Porto. Consecrated 16 April 1684 by Veríssimo de Lencastre, Archbishop emeritus of Braga.

Veríssimo de Lencastre, Archbishop of Braga. Consecrated between 31 May 1671 and 26 July 1671 in Lisboa by Francesco Ravizza, Titular Archbishop of Sidon and Apostolic Nuncio to Portugal.

Francesco Ravizza, Titular Bishop of Sidon.  Consecrated 20 March 1667 in Rome, in Saint Peter`s Basilica by ?.

 

The living bishops of the Ravizza line

There are four living bishops of the Ravizza line. They are:

*Archbishop Paul Zingtung Grawng of Mandalay

*Bishop emeritus Jean-Baptiste Somé of Diébougou

*Bishop Raphaël Dabiré Kusiélé of Diebougou

*Bishop Paul Eusebius Mea Kaiuea, M.S.C., of Tarawa and Nauru