CONSECRATION TO THE CATHOLIC EPISCOPATE OF MOST REVEREND JAMES ATKINSON-WAKE AS DIOCESAN BISHOP OF CAMBRIDGE. ENGLAND. ELEVATED AS THE PRIMUS ARCHBISHOP OF BIRMINGHAM & DUDLEY. ENGLAND BY HIS HOLINESS.

consecrated by Principal Consecrator: Most Reverend Dom. Luis Fernando Castillo Mendez assisted by 1st Co-consecrator, Diocesan Bishop Olinto Ferreira Pinto Filho. Diocesan Bishop of Rio de Janerio, (18.05.1918 – 09.08.2017) Bishop Olinto Ferreira Pinto Filho was ordained priest on November 16, 1947 by  Bishop Carlos Duarte Costa & consecrated sacred bishop on 1st May 1966 by (Most Reverend Dom. Pedro dos Santos Silva, who was consecrated sacred bishop by Bishop Carlos Duarte Costa on the 4  Nov 1956) and 2nd Co-consecrator, Bishop Josivaldo Pereira de Oliveira. Coadjutor Bishop of Rio de Janeirio ( Bishop Josivaldo was consecrated sacred catholic bishop by Principal Consecrator;  H.E. Bishop Luigi Masculo assisted  by Bishop Victor de Tarso Sanches Pupo & Bishop Luis Fernando Castillo Mendez ) Bishop Antido Jose Vargas was consecrated by Bishop Carlos Duarte Costa & Bishop Salamao Ferraz in 1946 who consecrated Bishop Luigi Masculo). 

The apostolic succession below consists of 20 Roman Cardinals and 4 Roman Pontiffs.

By clicking on each photograph above and below this will take you to each principal and co-consecrators apostolic line going back through the time. It is the most indepth researched Apostolic Line that has taken place.

It is one of the most ancient pure unbroken roman catholic vatican ONE Apostolic succession that exists today. In (validity) is in the power of God the Holy Spirit, and so validity occurs purely in the Order of Grace, and Canon Law can not touch, change , affect, or determine that in any way.

CONSECRATORS OF ARCHBISHOP JAMES ATKINSON-WAKE.

MOST REV'D DOM OLINTO FERREIRA PINTO FILHO. DIOCESAN BISHOP OF RIO DE JANERIO. BRAZIL.

1ST CO-CONSECRATOR. Bishop Olinto Ferreira Pinto Filho was ordained priest on November 16, 1947 by  Bishop Carlos Duarte Costa & consecrated sacred bishop on 1st May 1966 by (Most Reverend Dom. Pedro dos Santos Silva, who was consecrated sacred bishop by Bishop Carlos Duarte Costa on the 4  Nov 1956) 

MOST REV'D DOM LUIS FERNANDO CASTILLO MENDEZ. ARCHBISHOP OF BRASILIA DF. BRAZIL.

PRINCIPAL CONSECRATOR. Consecrated 3 May 1948 by H.E  Bishop of Maurensi, Most Reverend Dom. Carlos Duarte Costa. Principal consecrator, Co consecrator H.E. Most Reverend Dom. Salameo Ferraz former Bishop of Sao Paulo who returned to the Roman Catholic Church and was accepted as a valid bishop by His Holiness Pope John XXIII, he was appointed as Titular Bishop of Eleutherna. Msgr Ferraz returned to Rome in 1956'. 2nd Co consecrator, the Most Reverend Dom Antidio Jose Vargas Diocesan Bishop of Lages,(Brazil) consecrated by H.E. the Most Reverend Dom. Carlos Duarte Costa on the 8 December 1946, Co consecrated by Most Reverend Dom. Salamao Ferraz 

MOST REV'D DOM. JOSIVALDO PEREIRA DE OLIVERIA. AUXILIARY BISHOP OF RIO DE JANERIO. BRAZIL.

2ND CO-CONSECRATOR. Bishop Josivaldo Pereira de Oliveira. Coadjutor Bishop of Rio de Janeirio ( Bishop Josivaldo was consecrated sacred catholic bishop by Principal Consecrator;  H.E. Bishop Luigi Masculo assisted  by Bishop Victor de Tarso Sanches Pupo & Bishop Luis Fernando Castillo Mendez ) Bishop Antido Jose Vargas was consecrated by Bishop Carlos Duarte Costa & Bishop Salameo Ferraz in 1946 who consecrated Bishop Luigi Masculo).

UNBROKEN ROMAN CATHOLIC VATICAN ONE APOSTOLIC SUCCESSION.

MOST REV'D DOM. SEBASTIAO CARDINAL LEME DA SILVEIRA CINTRA.

Cardinal-Priest of Santi Bonifacio ed Alessio

Archbishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


(1882  - 1942) Created Cardinal 30 VI 1930 in the title of SS. Bonifacio ed  Alessio. Buried in the Shrine of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus, Rio de  Janeiro. Auxiliary Bishop of Sao Sebastiao do Rio de Janeiro (1911)  Archbishop of Sao Sebastiao do Rio de Janeiro.(1930) Consecrated 24 June 1911 by Cardinal Joachino Arcoverde de Albuquerque-Cavalcanti, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators: Archbishop Francisco do Rego Maia & Bishop Juan Nepomuceno Terrero y Escalada. 

MOST REV'D DOM. JOACHINO CARDINAL ARCOVERDE de ALBUQUERQUE CAVALCANTI .

Cardinal-Priest of Santi Bonifacio ed Alessio

Archbishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


(1850  -1930) Created Cardinal 11 XII 1905 in the title of SS. Bonifacio ed  Alessio. Buried in the Metropolitan Cathedral, Rio de Janeiro. Bishop of  Goias (1891) Bishop of Sao Paulo (1894) Archbishop of Rio de Janeiro.  (1897) Consecrated 26 October 1891 by Cardinal Mariano Rampolla del Tindaro, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Archbishop Antônio de Macedo Costa, Archbishop of Sao Salvador & Cardinal Domenico Ferrata; Secretary of the Congregation of the Holy Office. 4 Sep 1914 and later appointed Secretary of the Secretariat of State. 

MOST REV'D DOM. MARIANO CARDINAL RAMPOLLA del TINDARO .

Cardinal-Priest of Santa Cecilia

Secretary of the Congregation of the Holy Office

Archpriest of the Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano {Saint Peter Basilica}.


(1824  - 1913) Created Cardinal 14 III 1887. Buried in Campo Verano Cemetery,  Rome. His remains were transferred to the Basilica of S. Cecilia in  Trastevere on the 19 June 1929. Archbishop of Heraclea. Secretary of the  Congregation of the Holy Office. Secretary of State. Archpriest of the  Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano {Saint Peter Basilica} Consecrated 8  December 1882 by Cardinal Edward Howard, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Archbishop Alessandro Sanminiatelli Zabrarrella and Bishop Guilio Lenti. .

MOST REV'D DOM. EDWARD CARDINAL HOWARD.

Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati

Archpriest of the Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano {Saint Peter Basilica}.


(1829-1892) Created  Cardinal 12 III 1877 in the title of S.S. Giovanni e Paolo. Buried in  his family tomb in the Church of S. Philip, Arundel. Titular Archbishop  of Neocaesarea I.P.I., Bishop of Frascati 1884. Archpriest of the  Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano {Saint Peter Basilica}. Consecrated 30 June 1872 by Cardinal Carlo Sacconi, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Archbishop Salvator Nobili Vitelleschi and Archbishop Francis Xavier Frederick de Merode

MOST REV'D DOM. CARLO CARDINAL SACCONI.

Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)

Prefect of the Congregation of Ceremonies

Pro-Datary of the Apostolic Datary.


(1808 - 1889)  Created Cardinal 27 IX 1861 in the title of S. Maria del Popolo. Prefect  of the Congregation of Ceremonies. Buried in Campo Verano Cemetery,  Rome, his remains were later transferred to his family tomb in Montalto.  Bishop of Palestrina 1870, Bishop of Porto & S. Rufino 1878, Bishop  of Ostia & Velletri 1884. Nuncio in France. Consecrated 8 June 1851 by Cardinal Giacomo Filippo Fransoni, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Patriarch Joseph Valerga & Bishop Rudesindus Salvado. 

MOST REV'D DOM. GIACOMO FILIPPO CARDINAL FRANSONI .

Cardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in Lucina

Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith.


(1775  - 1856) Created Cardinal 2 X 1826 in the title of S. Maria in Aracoeli.  Buried in his Titular Church. Archbishop of Nazianzus I.P.I. Liguria.  Nuncio in Portugal and Brazil. Consecrated 8 December 1822 by Cardinal Pietro Francesco Galleffi, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Cardinal Giovanni Francesco Falzacappa &  Cardinal Giuseppe della Porta Rodiani. Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith. 

MOST REV'D DOM. PIETRO FRANCESCO CARDINAL GALLEFFI.

Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina

Chamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic Chamber

Archpriest of the Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano {Saint Peter Basilica}


(1770-1837)  Created Cardinal 11 VII 1803 in the title of S. Bartolomeo all’ Isola.  Buried in his family tomb in the Church of Santissima Trinita dei  Pellegrini e Convalescenti, Rome. Archbishop of Damascus 1819, Bishop of  Albano 1820, Bishop of Porto, S. Rufino & Cittavechia 1830.  Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church 1824. Consecrated 12 September 1819 by Cardinal Alessandro Mattei, Principal consecrators. Co consecrators Bishop Gerald Macioti & Bishop Francis Albertini. Appointed as Archpriest of the Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano (St Peters Basilica). 

MOST REV'D DOM. ALESSANDRO CARDINAL MATTEI.

Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri)

Prefect of the Congregation of Ceremonies

Archpriest of the Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano {Saint Peter Basilica}.


(1744 - 1820) Created Cardinal In Petto 12 VII 1779 in the title of S. Balbina. Proclaimed 22 V 1782. Buried in his family Chapel in the Church of S. Maria in Aracoeli, Rome. Archbishop of Ferrara, Bishop of Palestrina. Consecrated 23 February 1777 by Cardinal Bernardo Giraud, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Archbishop Marcantoni Conti and Bishop Giuseppe Maria Carafa.

MOST REV'D DOM. BERNARDINO CARDINAL GIRAUD.

Cardinal-Priest of Santissima Trinità al Monte Pincio

Archbishop of Ferrara, Italy

Apostolic Nuncio to France.


(1721 -1782) Created Cardinal In Petto 17 VI 1771 in the title of S.S. Trinita al Monte Pincio. Proclaimed 19 IV 1773. Archbishop of Ferrara. Buried in his family tomb in the Church of S. Maria in Vallicella, Rome. Consecrated 26 April 1767 by His Holiness Pope Clement XIII. Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Archbishop Scipio Borghese & Archbishop Ignazio Reali. 

MOST REV'D DOM. CARLO CARDINAL DELLA TORRE REZZONICO.

Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in Ara Coeli .


His Holiness Pope Clement XIII.


Created Cardinal IX 1758 In Petto in the title of S. Lorenzo in Damaso. Proclaimed 2 X 1758 “Nepos” Buried in the Patriarchal Vatican Basilica. Bishop of Sabina 1773, Bishop of Porto & S. Rufino 1776. Elected Pope as Clement XIII 6 July 1758. Crowned 16 July 1758. Consecrated 19 March 1743 in the Basilica of the Holy Apostles, Rome, by His Holiness Pope Benedict XIV, Principal consecrator, Co consecrators Cardinal Giuseppe Accoramboni, Bishop of Frascati & Cardinal Antonio Saverio Gentili. 

MOST REV'D DOM. PROSPERO CARDINAL LAMBERTINI.

Cardinal-Priest of Santa Croce in Gerusalemme .


His Holiness Pope Benedict XIV.


(1675 -1758) Created Cardinal In Petto 9 XII 1726 in the title of S. Croce in Jerusalemme, Proclaimed 30 IV 1728. Buried in the Patriarchal Vatican Basilica. Bishop of Ancona, Archbishop of Bologna 1731. Elected Pope as Benedict XIV 17 August 1740. Crowned 22 August 1740. Consecrated 16 July 1724 in the Pauline Chapel of the Apostolic Palace of the Quirinal, Rome, by His Holiness Pope Benedict XIII, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Archbishop Giovanni Francesco Nicolai, O.F.M.Ref., Titular Archbishop of Myra and Cardinal Nicola Maria Lercari, Titular Archbishop of Nazianzus. 

MOST REV'D DOM. PIETRO FRANCESCO CARDINAL (Vincenzo Maria) ORSINI de GRAVINA, O.P

Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina

Archbishop of Benevento, Italy.


His Holiness Pope Benedict XIII.


(1649 -1730) Created Cardinal 22 II 1672 in the title of S. Sisto. Buried in the Church of S. Maria Sopra Minerva, Rome, in the Chapel of S. Domenico. A year later, his remains were transferred to the Patriarchal Vatican Basilica. Archbishop of Manfredonia 1675, Bishop of Cesena 1680, Archbishop of Benevento 1686, Bishop of Frascati 1701, Bishop of Porto 1715. Elected Pope as Benedict XIII, 29 May 1724. Crowned 4 June 1724. Consecrated 3 February 1675 in the Church of S.S. Domenico e Sisto, Rome, by Cardinal Paluzzo Paluzzi degli Albertoni Altieri, Principal consecrator & Prefect of the Sacred Congregation de Propaganda Fide, Co consecrators Cardinal Stefano Brancaccio, Archbishop-Bishop of Viterbo e Tuscania and Bishop Costanzo Zani, O.S.B., Bishop of Imola. 

MOST REV'D DOM. PALUZZO CARDINAL PALUZZI ALTIERI DEGLI ALBERTONI.

Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina

Chamberlain (Camerlengo) of the Apostolic Chamber

Archpriest of the Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano {Saint John Lateran Basilica}.


(1623- 1698) Created Cardinal In Petto 14 I 1664 Proclaimed 15 II 1666 Buried in the Church of S. Maria in Campitelli, Rome, in the Chapel of S. Giovanni Battista that he had built in that same church. Bishop of Sabina 1689, Bishop of Palestrina 1691 Bishop of Porto 1698. Consecrated 2 May 1666 in the Church of San Silvestro in Capite, Rome, by Cardinal Ulderico Carpegna, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Archbishop Stefano Ugolini, Titular Archbishop of Corinth & Bishop Giovanni Tommaso Pinelli, Bishop of Albenga. 

MOST REV'D DOM. ULDERICO CARDINAL CARPEGNA.

Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina.


(1595 - 1679) Created Cardinal 28 XI 1633 in the title of S. Anastasia. Buried in the Barberini Chapel of the Church of S. Andrea della Valle, Rome. Bishop of Gubbio, Bishop of Todi 1638, Bishop of Albano 1666, Bishop of Frascati 1671, Bishop of Porto 1675. Consecrated 7 October 1630 in the Pauline Chapel of the Apostolic Palace of the Quirinal, Rome, by Cardinal Luigi Caetani, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Archbishop Antonio Ricciulli, Bishop emeritus of Belcastro and Vicegerent of Rome & Bishop Benedetto Landi, Bishop of Fossombrone. 

MOST REV'D DOM. LUIGI CARDINAL CAETANI

Cardinal-Priest of Santa Pudenziana

Titular Patriarch of Antiochia {Antioch}


(1595- 1642) Created Cardinal 19 I 1626 in the title of S. Pudenziana. He died in his Roman Palace and was buried in his family’s Chapel in the Church of S. Pudenziana. Patriarch of Antioch, Archbishop of Capua. Consecrated 12 June 1622 in the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome, by Cardinal Ludovico Ludovisi, Archbishop of Bologna, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Archbishop Galeazzo Sanvitale, Archbishop emeritus of Bari & Archbishop Vulpiano Volpi, Archbishop emeritus of Chieti. 

MOST REV'D DOM. LUDOVICO CARDINAL LUDOVISI.

Cardinal-Priest of San Lorenzo in Damaso

Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith

Archbishop of Bologna, Italy.


(1595 -1632) Created Cardinal 15 II 1621 in the title of S. Maria in Traspontina. “Nepos” Buried in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Bologna. His remains were later transferred, according to his will, to the Church of S. Ignatio, Rome. Archbishop of Bologna, nephew of Pope Gregory XV. Consecrated 2 May 1621 in the private chapel of his consecrator, near Saint Peter’s Basilica, Rome, by Archbishop Galeazzo Sanvitale, Archbishop emeritus of Bari and Prefect of the Apostolic Palace, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Cardinal Cosimo de Torres, Titular Archbishop of Hadrianopolis & Cardinal Ottavio Ridolfi, Bishop of Ariano. 

MOST REV'D DOM. GALEAZZO SANVITALE.

Archbishop of Bari (-Canosa), Italy .

Archbishop of Bari.(1566 -1622) 


Consecrated 4 April 1604 in the Chapel of the Apostolic Sacristy, Rome, by Cardinal Girolamo Bernerio O.P., Bishop of Albano, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Bishop Claudio Rangoni, Bishop of Piacenza & Bishop Giovanni Ambrogio Caccia, Bishop of Castro di Toscana. 

MOST REV'D DOM. GIROLAMO CARDINAL BERNERIO, O.P.

Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina

Prefect of the Congregation of the Index.


(1540 - 1611) Created Cardinal 16 XI 1586. Bishop of Ascoli, Bishop of Albano 1603, Bishop of Porto 1607. Consecrated 7 September 1586 in the Basilica of the Holy Apostles, Rome, by Cardinal Giulio Santorio, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Giulio Masetti, Bishop of Reggio Emilia & Cardinal Ottaviano Paravicini, Bishop of Alessandria.

MOST REV'D DOM. GIULIO ANTONIO CARDINAL SANTORIO.

Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina

Major Penitentiary of the Apostolic Penitentiary.


(1532-1602) - Created Cardinal 17 V 1570. Buried in the Basilica of St. John Lateran, Rome. Archbishop of Santa Severino, Bishop of Palestrina 1597. Consecrated 12 March 1566 in the Pauline Chapel of the Vatican Apostolic Palace by Cardinal Scipione Rebiba, Patriarch of Constantinople, Principal consecrator. Co consecrators Bishop Annibale Caracciolo, Bishop of Isola & Bishop Giacomo de Giacomelli, Bishop emeritus of Belcastro. 

MOST REV'D DOM. SCIPIONE CARDINAL REBIBA.

Cardinal-Bishop of Sabina

Titular Patriarch of Constantinople.


(1504 - 1577) Created Cardinal 20 XII 1555 in the title of S. Pudenziana. Titular Bishop of Amicle and Auxiliary Bishop of Chieti. Elected Titular Bishop of Amicle and Auxiliary to Gian Pietro Cardinal Carafa, Archbishop of Chieti, 16 March 1541.Bishop of Modena Archbishop of Pisa 1556, Patriarch of Constantinople 1565, Bishop of Albano 1573, Bishop of Sabina 1574. 

MOST REV'D DOM. GIAN CARDINAL PIETRO CARAFA.

Bishop of Chieti, Italy

Cardinal-Bishop of Ostia (e Velletri) . Cardinal-Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina. Cardinal-Priest of San Sisto


His Holiness Pope Paul IV.

SAINT PETER.

Saint Peter (Syriac/Aramaic: ܫܸܡܥܘܿܢ ܟܹ݁ܐܦ݂ܵܐ, Shemayon Keppa; Hebrew: שמעון בר יונה‎ Shim'on bar Yona; Greek: Πέτρος Petros; Coptic: ⲡⲉⲧⲣⲟⲥ, translit. Petros; Latin: Petrus; r. AD 30; died between AD 64 and 68), also known as Simon Peter, Simeon, or Simon (/ˈsaɪmən/, About this sound pronunciation (help·info)), according to the New Testament, was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, leaders of the early Christian Great Church. Pope Gregory I called him repeatedly the "Prince of the Apostles". According to Catholic teaching, Jesus promised Peter in the "Rock of My Church" dialogue in Matthew 16:18 a special position in the Church. He is traditionally counted as the first Bishop of Rome‍—‌or pope‍—‌and also by Eastern Christian tradition as the first Patriarch of Antioch. The ancient Christian churches all venerate Peter as a major saint and as the founder of the Church of Antioch and the Roman Church. but differ in their attitudes regarding the authority of his present-day successors (the primacy of the Bishop of Rome).

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