The Episcopal Lineage of Blessed Pope Pius IX & Pope Pius VIII
Blessed Giovanni Maria Mastai Ferretti, Archbishop of Spoleto, the future Pope Pius IX. Ordained bishop 3 June 1827 in Rome, in the Church of San Pietro in Vincoli, by Francesco Saverio Cardinal Castigliioni, Bishop of Frascati, assisted by Giacomo Sinibaldi, Titular Archbishop of Tamiathis, and Antonio Piatti, Titular Archbishop of Trebisonda.
Francesco Saverio Castiglioni, Bishop of Montalto Marche, the future Pope Pius VIII. Ordained bishop 17 August 1800 in Rome, in the Church of Saints Dominic and Sixtus, by Giuseppe Maria Cardinal Doria Pamphilj, assisted by Nicola Buschi, Bishop of Ferentino, and Camillo Campanelli, Titular Archbishop of Athens.
Giuseppe Maria Doria Pamphilj, Titular Archbishop of Seleucia in Isauria. Ordained bishop 22 August 1773 in the Collegiate Church of San Ildefonso at the royal residence at La Granja (Segovia), Spain, by Ventura Cardinal de Córdoba Espinola y La Cerda, Titular Archbishop of Neocaesarea in Ponto and Patriarch of the West Indies, assisted by Manuel Ferrer y Figueredo, Titular Archbishop of Edessa in Osrhoëne, and Joaquin Eleta, Titular Archbishop of Thebae.
Ventura de Córdoba Espinola y La Cerda, Titular Archbishop of Neocaesarea in Ponto. Ordained bishop 28 June 1761 in the Royal Church of San Jerónimo, Madrid, by Manuel Quintano Bonifaz, Titular Archbishop of Pharsalus, assisted by Manuel Murillo y Argáiz, Bishop of Segovia, and Andrés Cano y Junquera, Titular Bishop of Arad.
Manuel Quintano Bonifaz, Titular Archbishop of Pharsalus. Ordained bishop 16 March 1749 in the Church of the Royal Convent of La Encarnación, Madrid, by Enrique Enriquez, Titular Archbishop of Nazianzus and Apostolic Nuncio to Spain, assisted by Juan Antonio Pérez de Arellano, Titular Bishop of Casius, and Andrés Núñez Monteagudo, Titular Bishop of Maxula Prates.
Enrique Enriquez, Titular Archbishop of Nazianzus. Ordained bishop 29 December 1943 in Rome, in the Hall of the Holy Office in the Quirinal, by His Holiness Pope Benedict XIV, assisted by Ferdinando Maria de Rossi, Titular Archbishop of Tarsus, and Mattino Ignazio Caracciolo di Mattina, Titular Archbishop of Chalcedon.
For the continuation of this lineage, please see the lineage of Pope Francis.