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The Episcopal Lineage of Pope Pius XI

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POPE PIUS XI

Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti, Titular Archbishop of Naupactus and Apostolic Nuncio to Poland, afterwards Pope Pius XI, consecrated 28 October 1919 in Warszawa, in the Cathedral, by Aleksander Kakowski, Archbishop of Warszawa, assisted by Józef Sebastian Pelczar, Bishop of Przemysl of the Latins, and by Stanislaw Kazimierz Zdzitowiecki, Bishop of Wloclawek.

Aleksander Kakowski, Archbishop of Warszawa. Consecrated 22 June 1913 at Saint Petersburg, Russia, Church of Saint Catherine, by Stanislaw Kazimierz Zdzitowiecki, Bishop of Wloclawek, assisted by Jan Cieplak, Titular Bishop of Evaria and Auxiliary of Mohylew, and by Longin Zarnowiecki, Titular Bishop of Mosynopolis and Auxiliary of Luck i Zytomierz.

Stanislaw Kazimierz Zdzitowiecki, Bishop of Wloclawek. Consecrated 23 November 1902 at Saint Petersburg, Church of Saint Catherine, by Jerzy Józef Elizeusz Szembek, Bishop of Plock, assisted by Karol Antoni Niedzialkowski, Bishop of Luck i Zytomierz, and Edward de Ropp, Bishop of Tyraspol.

Jerzy Józef Elizeusz Szembek, Bishop of Plock. Consecrated 30 June 1901 in Saint Petersburg, Church of Saint Catharine, by Boleslaw Hieronim Klopotowski, Archbishop of Mohylew, assisted by Antoni Baranowski, Bishop of Sejny, and Karol Antoni Niedzialkowski, Bishop of Luck i Zytomierz.

Boleslaw Hieronim Klopotowski, Titular Bishop of Eleutheropolis and Auxiliary of Luck i Zytomierz. Consecrated 21 November 1897 in Saint Petersburg, Church of Saint Catharine, by Mieczyslaw Leonard Pallulon, Bishop of Zmudz, assisted by Antoni Baranowski, Bishop of Sejny, and Kazimierz Ruszkiewicz, Titular Bishop of Berissa and Auxiliary of Warszawa.

Mieczyslaw Leonard Pallulon, Bishop of Zmudz. Consecrated 22 May 1883 in Saint Petersburg, Church of Saint Catharine, by Szymon Marcin Kozlowski, Bishop of Luck i Zytomierz, assisted by Kazimierz Józef Wnorowski, Bishop of Lublin, and Józef Hollak, Titular Bishop of Arathia and Auxiliary of Sejny.

Szymon Marcin Kozlowski, Bishop of Luck i Zytomierz. Consecrated 13 May 1883 in Saint Petersburg, Church of Saint Catharine, by Aleksander Kazimierz Beresniewicz, Bishop of Wloclawek, assisted by Tomasz Teofil Kulinski, Bishop of Kielce, and Karol Hryniewicki, Bishop of Wilno.

Aleksander Kazimierz Beresniewicz, Titular Bishop of Maximianopolis and Auxiliary of Zmudz. Consecrated 27 February 1859 in Saint Petersburg, Church of Saint Catherine, by Waclaw Zylinski, Archbishop of Mohylew, assisted by Adam Stanislaw Krasinski, Sch.P., Bishop of Wilno, by Wincenty Lipski, Titular Bishop of Jonopolis and Auxiliary of Tyraspol, by Antoni Fijalkowski, Titular Bishop of Thennesus and Auxiliary of Kamieniec, and Józef Maksymilian Staniewski, Titular Bishop of Platea and Auxiliary of Mohylew.

Waclaw Zylinski, Bishop of Wilno. Consecrated 17 December 1848 in Saint Petersburg, Church of Saint Catharine, by Kazimierz Dmochowski, Archbishop of Mohylew, assisted by Ignacy Holowinski, Titular Bishop of Carystus and Coadjutor of Mohylew, and Kasper Borowski, Bishop of Luck i Zytomierz.

Kazimierz Dmochowski, Titular Bishop of Meloë and Auxiliary of Wilno. Consecrated 11 July 1841 in Saint Petersburg, Church of Saint Catharine, by Ignacy Ludwik Pawlowski, Archbishop of Mohylew, assisted by Walenty Tomaszewski, Bishop of Wloclawek, and Pawel Straszynski, Bishop of Sejny.

Ignacy Ludwik Pawlowski, Titular Bishop of Megara and Auxiliary of Kamieniec. Consecrated 15 de February 1829 in Saint Petersburg, Church of Saint Catharine, by Michal Piwnicki, Titular Bishop of Rama and Coadjutor of Luck i Zytomierz, assisted by Mateusz Lipski, Titular Bishop of Aureliopolis and Auxiliary of Mohylew, and Ignacy Giedroyc, Titular Bishop of Casius and Coadjutor of Zmudz.

Michal Piwnicki, Titular Bishop of Rama and Coadjutor of Luck i Zytomierz. Consecrated 6 May 1827 in Luck by Franciszek Mackiewicz, Bishop of Kamieniec, assisted by Jan Kanty Podhorodenski, Titular Bishop of Polemonium and Auxiliary of Luck, and Mateusz Maurycy Wojakowski, Titular Bishop of Arcadiopolis and Auxiliary of Lublin.

Franciszek Borgiasz Mackiewicz, Bishop of Kamieniec. Consecrated 20 April 1817 in Luck, in the Cathedral, by Kasper Kazimierz Cieciszowski, Bishop of Luck, assisted by ..., Bishop of ..., and ..., Bishop of ....

Kasper Kazimierz Cieciszowski, Titular Bishop of Theveste and Coadjutor of Kiev. Consecrated 8 October 1775 in Warszawa, Church of Saint John the Baptist, by Andrzej Mikolaj Stanislaw Kostka Mlodziejowski, Bishop of Poznan, assisted by Antoni Onufry Okecki, Bishop of Chelm, and Gabriel Wodzynski, Bishop of Smolensk.

Andrzej Mikolaj Stanislaw Kostka Mlodziejowski, Bishop of Przemysl of the Latins. Consecrated 2 February 1767 in Skierniewice, Church of Saint James the Apostle, by Wladyslaw Aleksander Lubienski, Archbishop of Gniezno, assisted by Antoni Kazimierz Ostrowski, Bishop of Wloclawek, and Józef Andrzej Zaluski, Bishop of Kijów.

Wladyslaw Aleksander Lubienski, Archbishop of Lwów of the Latins. Consecrated 7 May 1758 in Warszawa by Adam Ignacy Komorowski, Archbishop of Gniezno, assisted by Antoni Sebastian Dembowski, Bishop of Wloclawek, and Kajetan Ignacy Soltyk, Bishop of Kiev of the Latins.

Adam Ignacy Komorowski, Archbishop of Gniezno. Consecrated 28 October 1749 in Kraków by Andrzej Stanislaw Zaluski, Bishop of Kraków, assisted by Waclaw Sierakowski, Bishop of Przemysl of the Latins, and Michal Kunicki, Titular Bishop of Arsinoë and Auxiliary of Kraków.

Andrzej Stanislaw Zaluski, Bishop of Plock. Consecrated 13 February 1724 in Czestochowa, Jasna Góra, by Konstanty Felicjan Szaniawski, Bishop of Kraków,assisted by Jan Feliks Szaniawski, Titular Bishop of Capsus and Auxiliary of Lwów, and Franciszek Józef Kraszkowski, Titular Bishop of Dardanus and Auxiliary of Gniezno.

Konstanty Felicjan Szaniawski, Bishop of Wloclawek. Consecrated 20 February 1707 in Lwów, Cathedral, by Stanislaw Szembek, Archbishop of Gniezno, assisted by Józef Jan Szumlanski, Bishop of Lwów of the Ukrainians, by Deodat (Bogdan) Nersesowicz, Titular Bishop of Traianopolis and Coadjutor of Lwów of the Armenians, and Jan Skarbek, Titular Bishop of Marocco and Auxiliary of Lwów of the Latins..

Stanislaw Szembek, Titular Bishop of Dionysias and Auxiliary of Kraków. Consecrated 5 March 1690 in Warszawa, Church of Saint Joseph the Guardian, by Jan Malachowski, Bishop of Kraków, assisted by Jan Stanislaw Zbaski, Bishop of Warmia, and Andrzej Chryzostom Zaluski, Bishop of Kijów of the Latins.

Jan Malachowski, Bishop of Chelmno. Consecrated 9 September 1676 in Warszawa, Church of Saint John the Baptist, by Bonawentura Madalinski, Bishop of Plock, assisted by Tomasz Ujejski, Bishop of Kijów of the Latins, and Stanislaw Calowanski, Titular Bishop of Lacedaemonia and Auxiliary of Plock.

Bonawentura Madalinski, Titular Bishop of Methone and Coadjutor of Plock. Consecrated 27 December 1672 in Warszawa, Church of Saint John the Baptist, by Jan Gembicki, Bishop of Plock, assisted by Stefan Wierzbowski, Bishop of Poznan, and Krzystof Jan Zegocki, Bishop of Chelm.

Jan Gembicki, Bishop of Chelmno. Consecrated ... August 1653 in Kraków, Cathedral, by Piotr Gembicki, Bishop of Kraków, assisted by Jan Zamoyski, Bishop of Przemysl of the Latins, and Wojciech Lipnicki, Titular Bishop of Laodicea and Auxiliary of Kraków.

Piotr Gembicki, Bishop of Przemysl of the Latins. Consecrated 22 February 1637 in Warszawa, Church of Saint John the Baptist, by Jan Wezyk, Archbishop of Gniezno, assisted by ..., Bishop of ..., and ..., Bishop of ....

Jan Wezyk, Bishop of Przemysl of the Latins. Consecrated in 1620 by Wawrzyniec Gembicki, Archbishop of Gniezno, assisted by ..., Bishop of ..., and ..., Bishop of ....

Wawrzyniec Gembicki, Bishop of Chelmno. Consecrated on 1 April 1601 in Warszawa by Claudio Rangoni, Bishop of Reggio Emilia and Apostolic Nuncio to Poland, assisted by ..., Bishop of ..., and ..., Bishop of ....

Claudio Rangoni, Bishop of Reggio Emilia. Consecrated on 10 January 1593 in the chapel of the Palazzo, Rome by his uncle, Girolamo Cardinal Bernerio, O.P., Bishop of Ascoli Piceno, assisted by Giovanni Domenico Malcoto detto Foconio, O.P., Archbishop of Spalato (today,Split),and Feliciano Ninguarda, O.P., Bishop of Como.

 

With the discovery of the consecrator of Bishop Claudio Rangoni by Father Roberto Fornaciari, OSB Cam, this line is now known to be part of the Rebiban line and places many bishops in Poland and Hungary, as well as others in Italy, Brazil, and Vietnam in the great Rebiban line.