Apostolic Succession in the Roman Catholic Church

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Episcopal lineages

The EPISCOPAL LINEAGES

of

HIS HOLINESS POPE PAUL VI

HIS HOLINESS POPE PIUS XII

HIS HOLINESS POPE

BENEDICT XV

and

HIS HOLINESS

POPE SAINT PIUS X

GIOVANNI BATTISTA MONTINI, Archbishop of Milano, the future Pope Paul VI. Consecrated 12 December 1954 in Saint Peter`s Basilica, Rome, by Eugène Cardinal Tisserant, Bishop of Ostia and of Porto e Santa Rufina, assisted by Giacinto Tredici, Bishop of Brescia, and Domenico Bernareggi, Titular Bishop of Famagosta and Vicar Capitular of Milano.

EUGÈNE TISSERANT, Cardinal and Titular Archbishop of Iconium. Consecrated 25 July 1937 in Saint Peter`s Basilica, Rome, by Eugenio Cardinal Pacelli, Secretary of State, the future Pope Pius XII, assisted by Giuseppe Migone, Titular Archbishop of Nicomedia and Charles-Joseph Ruch, Bishop of Strasbourg.

EUGENIO PACELLI, Titular Archbishop of Sardi, the future Pope Pius XII.  Consecrated 13 May 1917 in the Sistine Chapel, Rome, by His Holiness Pope Benedict XV, assisted by Giovanni Battista Nasalli Rocca di Corneliano, Titular Archbishop of Thebes and Agostino Zampini, O.S.A., Titular Bishop of Porphyreon and Sacristan of His Holiness.

GIACOMO DELLA CHIESA, Archbishop of Bologna, the future Pope Benedict XV.  Consecrated 22 December 1907 in the Sistine Chapel, Rome, by His Holiness Pope Saint Pius X, assisted by Pietro Balestra, Archbishop of Cagliari and Teodoro Valfre di Bonzo, Archbishop of Vercelli.

GIUSEPPE SARTO, Bishop of Mantova (the future Pope St. Pius X). Consecrated 16 November 1884 in the Church of San Apollinare, Rome, by Lucido Maria Cardinal Parocchi, Vicar of Rome, assisted by Pietro Rota, Titular Archbishop of Thebes and Giovanni Maria Berengo, Archbishop of Udine.

LUCIDO MARIA PAROCCHI, Bishop of Pavia. Consecrated 5 November 1871 in the Church of Trinità dei Monti, Rome, by Costantino Cardinal Patrizi, Bishop of Ostia and of Velletri, assisted by Pietro Villanova Castellacci, Titular Archbishop of Petra and Salvatore Nobili Vitelleschi, Titular Archbishop of Seleucia.

COSTANTINO PATRIZI, Titular Archbishop of Philippi. Consecrated 21 December 1828 in the Church of Santa Caterina da Siena, Rome, by Carlo Cardinal Odescalchi, Prefect of the Sacred Congregation of Bishops and Regulars, assisted by Lorenzo Mattei, Titular Patriarch of Antioch and Paolo Agosto Foscolo, Archbishop of Corfu.

CARLO ODESCALCHI, Cardinal Archbishop of Ferrara. Consecrated 25 May 1823 in the Basilica of the Twelve Holy Apostles, Rome, by Giulio Maria Cardinal Della Somaglia, Bishop of Ostia and of Velletri, assisted by Giuseppe Della Porta Rodiani, Titular Patriarch of Constantinople and Lorenzo Mattei, Titular Patriarch of Antioch.

GIULIO MARIA DELLA SOMAGLIA, Titular Patriarch of Antioch. Consecrated 21 December 1788 in the Church of San Carlo ai Catinari, Rome, by Hyacinthe-Sigismond Cardinal Gerdil, C.R.S.P., assisted by Nicola Buschi, Titular Archbishop of Ephesus and Pierluigi Galletti, O.S.B., Titular Bishop of Cyrene.

HYACINTHE-SIGISMOND GERDIL, C.R.S.P., Titular Bishop of Dibon. Consecrated 2 March 1777 in the Church of San Carlo ai Catinari, Rome, by Marcantonio Cardinal Colonna, Vicar of Rome, assisted by Orazio Mattei, Titular Archbishop of Colosse and Francesco Antonio Marcucci, Bishop of Montalto delle Marche and Vicegerent of Rome.

MARCANTONIO COLONNA, Cardinal and Titular Archbishop of Corinth. Consecrated 25 April 1762 in the Pauline Chapel of the Apostolic Palace of the Quirinal, Rome, by His Holiness Pope Clement XIII, assisted by Giovanni Francesco Cardinal Albani, Bishop of Sabina and Henry Cardinal Stuart, Duke of York, Bishop of Frascati.

CARLO REZZONICO, Cardinal Bishop of Padova (the future Pope Clement XIII).  Consecrated 19 March 1743 in the Basilica of the Twelve Holy Apostles, Rome, by His Holiness Pope Benedict XIV, assisted by Giuseppe Cardinal Accaramboni, Bishop of Frascati and Antonio Saverio Cardinal Gentili.

PROSPERO LAMBERTINI, Titular Archbishop of Theodosia (the future Pope Benedict XIV). Consecrated 16 July 1724 in the Pauline Chapel of the Apostolic Palace of the Quirinal, Rome, by His Holiness Pope Benedict XIII, assisted by Giovanni Francesco Nicolai, O.F.M.Ref., Titular Archbishop of Myra and Nicola Maria Lercari, Titular Archbishop of Nazianzus.

VINCENZO MARIA ORSINI, O.P., Cardinal Archbishop of Manfredonia (the future Pope Benedict XIII). Consecrated 3 February 1675 in the Church of Saints Dominic and Sixtus, Rome, by Paluzzo (Paluzzi degli Albertoni) Cardinal Altieri, Prefect of the Sacred Congregation de Propaganda Fide, assisted by Stefano Brancaccio, Archbishop-Bishop of Viterbo e Tuscania and Costanzo Zani, O.S.B., Bishop of Imola.

PALUZZO (PALUZZI DEGLI ALBERTONI) ALTIERI, Cardinal Bishop of Montefiascone e Corneto. Consecrated 2 May 1666 in the Church of San Silvestro in Capite, Rome, by Ulderico Cardinal Carpegna, assisted by Stefano Ugolini, Titular Archbishop of Corinth and Giovanni Tommaso Pinelli, Bishop of Albenga.

ULDERICO CARPEGNA, Bishop of Gubbio. Consecrated 7 October 1630 in the Pauline Chapel of the Apostolic Palace of the Quirinal, Rome, by Luigi Cardinal Caetani, assisted by Antonio Ricciulli, Bishop emeritus of Belcastro and Vicegerent of Rome, and Benedetto Landi, Bishop of Fossombrone.

LUIGI CAETANI, Titular Patriarch of Antioch. Consecrated 12 June 1622 in the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome, by Lodovico Cardinal Ludovisi, Archbishop of Bologna, assisted by Galeazzo Sanvitale, Archbishop emeritus of Bari and Vulpiano Volpi, Archbishop emeritus of Chieti.

LODOVICO LUDOVISI, Cardinal Archbishop of Bologna. Consecrated 2 May 1621 in the private chapel of his consecrator, near Saint Peter's Basilica, Rome, by Galeazzo Sanvitale, Archbishop emeritus of Bari and Prefect of the Apostolic Palace, assisted by Cosmo de Torres, Titular Archbishop of Hadrianopolis and Ottavio Ridolfi, Bishop of Ariano.

GALEAZZO SANVITALE, Archbishop of Bari. Consecrated 4 April 1604 in the chapel of the Apostolic Sacristy, Rome, by Girolamo Cardinal Bernerio, O.P., Bishop of Albano, assisted by Claudio Rangoni, Bishop of Piacenza and Giovanni Ambrogio Caccia, Bishop of Castro di Toscana.

GIROLAMO BERNERIO, O.P., Bishop of Ascoli Piceno. Consecrated 7 September 1586 in the Basilica of the Twelve Holy Apostles, Rome, by Giulio Antonio Cardinal Santoro, assisted by Giulio Masetti, Bishop of Reggio Emilia and Ottaviano Paravicini, Bishop of Alessandria.

GIULIO ANTONIO SANTORO, Archbishop of Santa Severina. Consecrated 12 March 1566 in the Pauline Chapel of the Vatican Apostolic Palace by Scipione Cardinal Rebiba, Titular Patriarch of Constantinople, assisted by Annibale Caracciolo, Bishop of Isola and Giacomo de'Giacomelli, Bishop emeritus of Belcastro.

SCIPIONE REBIBA, Titular Bishop of Amicle and Auxiliary of Chieti.  Elected Titular Bishop of Amicle and Auxiliary to Giovanni Pietro Cardinal Carafa, Archbishop of Chieti, 16 March 1541. To date, after extensive research, no record of his consecration has been found.

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