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Seniority by Bishop Ordination

Most Senior


Ordained
Bishop
YearsNameCurrent Title
8 Sep 1961 Bishop José de Jesús Sahagún de la ParraBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán, México
20 Oct 1963 Archbishop Victorinus Youn Kong-hiArchbishop Emeritus of Gwangju, Korea (South)
29 Aug 1965 Francis Cardinal ArinzePrefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Roman Curia
28 Aug 1966 Archbishop Pedro Antônio Marchetti FedaltoArchbishop Emeritus of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
6 Nov 1966 Bishop Manuel Edmilson da CruzBishop Emeritus of Limoeiro do Norte, Ceara, Brazil
18 Dec 1966 Archbishop Gilberto Pereira LopesArchbishop Emeritus of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
30 Nov 1967 Archbishop Edgerton Roland ClarkeArchbishop Emeritus of Kingston in Jamaica, Antilles
11 Feb 1968 Bishop José da Silva ChavesBishop Emeritus of Uruaçu (Uruassu), Goias, Brazil
8 Mar 1968 Bishop Ignacio Nazareno Trejos PicadoBishop Emeritus of San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
29 Jun 1968 Friedrich Cardinal WetterArchbishop Emeritus of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
12 Sep 1968 Archbishop Daniel Anthony CroninArchbishop Emeritus of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
8 Dec 1968 Bishop Alessandro Staccioli, O.M.I.Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Siena-Colle di Val d’Elsa-Montalcino, Italy
18 Jan 1969 Bishop Jean-Baptiste Kpiéle SoméBishop Emeritus of Diébougou, Burkina Faso
25 Jan 1969 Bishop Stanislas KaburunguBishop Emeritus of Ngozi, Burundi
20 Apr 1969 Bishop Jayme Henrique ChemelloBishop Emeritus of Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
11 May 1969 Bishop Abraham ThanBishop Emeritus of Kengtung, Myanmar
25 May 1969 Bishop Orlando Octacílio Dotti, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop Emeritus of Vacaria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
25 Jul 1969 Bishop René Marie Albert Dupont, M.E.P.Bishop Emeritus of Andong, Korea (South)
1 Aug 1969 [Mister Emmanuel Milingo]
22 Aug 1969 Bishop Julian Andrzej WojtkowskiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Warmia, Poland
15 Feb 1970 Archbishop Settimio TodiscoArchbishop Emeritus of Brindisi-Ostuni, Italy
8 Mar 1970 Archbishop Peter Kwasi SarpongArchbishop Emeritus of Kumasi, Ghana
19 Mar 1970 Bishop Héctor Luis Lucas Peña GómezBishop Emeritus of Holguín, Cuba
11 Apr 1970 Bishop Ernst Franz Gerd Werner DickeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Aachen, Germany
15 Nov 1970 Archbishop Peter Chung Hoan TingArchbishop Emeritus of Kuching, Malaysia
19 Mar 1971 Archbishop Ramón Ovidio Pérez MoralesBishop Emeritus of Los Teques, Venezuela
25 May 1971 Bishop Basil Harry LostenBishop Emeritus of Stamford (Ukrainian), USA
4 Jul 1971 Archbishop Felix Alaba Adeosin JobArchbishop Emeritus of Ibadan, Nigeria
1 Aug 1971 Bishop Aldo Gerna, F.S.C.J.Bishop Emeritus of São Mateus, Espirito Santo, Brazil
29 Aug 1971 Anthony Olubunmi Cardinal OkogieArchbishop Emeritus of Lagos, Nigeria
3 Oct 1971 Bishop Ramón Buxarrais VenturaBishop Emeritus of Málaga, Spain
3 Oct 1971 Bishop Lawrence Thienchai SamanchitBishop Emeritus of Chanthaburi, Thailand
10 Oct 1971 Bishop Michael Patrick Olatunji FagunBishop Emeritus of Ekiti, Nigeria
10 Oct 1971 Archbishop Edoardo RovidaApostolic Nuncio
21 Nov 1971 Archbishop Patrick Ebosele EkpuArchbishop Emeritus of Benin City, Nigeria
5 Dec 1971 Archbishop Godefroid Mukeng’a Kalond, C.I.C.M.Archbishop Emeritus of Kananga, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
25 Jan 1972 Bishop René Henry GracidaBishop Emeritus of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
26 Jan 1972 Bishop Louis Edward GelineauBishop Emeritus of Providence, Rhode Island, USA
13 Feb 1972 Archbishop Carlos José Ruiseco VieiraArchbishop Emeritus of Cartagena, Colombia
8 Apr 1972 Bishop Libardo Ramírez GómezBishop Emeritus of Garzón, Colombia
7 May 1972 Bishop Juan Luis Ysern de ArceBishop Emeritus of San Carlos de Ancud, Chile
21 May 1972 Bishop Augusto César Alves Ferreira da Silva, C.M.Bishop Emeritus of Portalegre-Castelo Branco, Portugal
27 May 1972 Bishop José Agustín Ganuza García, O.A.R.Prelate Emeritus of Bocas del Toro, Panama
20 Aug 1972 Bishop Philip SulumetiBishop Emeritus of Kakamega, Kenya
8 Sep 1972 Archbishop Ignacio José Gómez AristizábalArchbishop Emeritus of Santa Fe de Antioquia, Colombia
12 Oct 1972 Bishop Victorio Oliver DomingoBishop Emeritus of Orihuela-Alicante, Spain
11 Feb 1973 Bishop Julius Babatunde AdelakunBishop Emeritus of Oyo, Nigeria
29 Apr 1973 Bishop Raúl Holguer López MayorgaBishop Emeritus of Latacunga, Ecuador
1 May 1973 Archbishop Jacob ThoomkuzhyArchbishop Emeritus of Trichur (Syro-Malabar), India
3 Jun 1973 Michael Michai Cardinal KitbunchuArchbishop Emeritus of Bangkok, Thailand
29 Jun 1973 Bishop Francis Anani Kofi LodonuBishop Emeritus of Ho, Ghana
29 Jun 1973 Bishop José Maria Maimone, S.A.C.Bishop Emeritus of Umuarama, Parana, Brazil
12 Aug 1973 Archbishop Nikólaos FoskolosArchbishop Emeritus of Athēnai {Athens}, Greece
15 Aug 1973 Bishop Joseph PallikaparampilBishop Emeritus of Palai (Syro-Malabar), India
30 Sep 1973 Bishop Anthony Okonkwo GbujiBishop Emeritus of Enugu, Nigeria
28 Oct 1973 Archbishop Jean-Marie Untaani CompaoréArchbishop Emeritus of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
8 Dec 1973 Archbishop Bertrand BlanchetArchbishop Emeritus of Rimouski, Québec, Canada
26 Dec 1973 Bishop Paweł Socha, C.M.Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Zielona Góra-Gorzów, Poland
27 Dec 1973 Salvatore Cardinal De GiorgiArchbishop Emeritus of Palermo, Italy
19 Jan 1974 Bishop David CreminAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Sydney, Australia
19 Feb 1974 Bishop Noël DelaquisBishop Emeritus of Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan, Canada
16 Apr 1974 Bishop Antônio de Souza, C.S.S.Bishop Emeritus of Assis, Sao Paulo, Brazil
21 Apr 1974 Bishop Francis Folorunsho Clement AlongeBishop Emeritus of Ondo, Nigeria
25 Apr 1974 Archbishop Felipe Aguirre FrancoArchbishop Emeritus of Acapulco, Guerrero, México
5 May 1974 Bishop Thomas Thiruthalil, C.M.Bishop Emeritus of Balasore, India
16 May 1974 Bishop John Stephen CumminsBishop Emeritus of Oakland, California, USA
30 May 1974 Bishop Ricardo Pido TancincoBishop Emeritus of Calbayog, Philippines
30 Jun 1974 Archbishop Angelo AcerbiApostolic Nuncio
20 Sep 1974 Bishop Richard Charles Patrick HanifenBishop Emeritus of Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
27 Sep 1974 Bishop Mario Enrique Ríos Mont, C.M.Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Guatemala
27 Oct 1974 Bishop Faustin NgabuBishop Emeritus of Goma, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
28 Oct 1974 Gaudencio Borbon Cardinal RosalesArchbishop Emeritus of Manila, Philippines
23 Nov 1974 Archbishop Zacarias KamwenhoArchbishop Emeritus of Lubango, Angola
24 Nov 1974 Théodore-Adrien Cardinal SarrArchbishop Emeritus of Dakar, Senegal
25 Jan 1975 Bishop Angélico Sândalo BernardinoBishop Emeritus of Blumenau, Santa Catarina, Brazil
2 Feb 1975 Bishop Władysław BobowskiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Tarnów, Poland
2 Feb 1975 Archbishop Pier Giuliano TiddiaArchbishop Emeritus of Oristano, Italy
8 Feb 1975 Bishop Szilárd KeresztesBishop Emeritus of Hajdúdorog (Hungarian), Hungary
9 Mar 1975 Bishop Januário Machaze NhangumbeBishop Emeritus of Pemba, Mozambique
19 Mar 1975 Roger Michael Cardinal MahonyArchbishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, California, USA
5 Apr 1975 Archbishop Anselme Titianma SanonArchbishop Emeritus of Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
6 Apr 1975 Gabriel Cardinal Zubeir WakoArchbishop Emeritus of Khartoum, Sudan
20 Apr 1975 Archbishop Edvaldo Gonçalves Amaral, S.D.B.Archbishop Emeritus of Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
30 Apr 1975 Bishop Jean-Baptiste Bùi TuầnBishop Emeritus of Long Xuyên, Viet Nam
17 May 1975 Archbishop José Dimas Cedeño DelgadoArchbishop Emeritus of Panamá
25 May 1975 Archbishop Alano Maria Pena, O.P.Archbishop Emeritus of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
29 Jun 1975 Archbishop Alfred Gonti Pius Datubara, O.F.M. Cap.Archbishop Emeritus of Medan, Indonesia
3 Aug 1975 Archbishop George Francis DanielArchbishop Emeritus of Pretoria, South Africa
3 Aug 1975 Bishop Adalberto Paulo da Silva, O.F.M. Cap.Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
23 Aug 1975 Bishop Augusto Alves da RochaBishop Emeritus of Floriano, Piaui, Brazil
26 Aug 1975 Archbishop Gaetano BonicelliArchbishop Emeritus of Siena-Colle di Val d’Elsa-Montalcino, Italy
31 Aug 1975 Alexandre Cardinal do NascimentoArchbishop Emeritus of Luanda, Angola
7 Sep 1975 Archbishop Étienne Nguyễn Như ThểArchbishop Emeritus of Huế, Viet Nam
5 Oct 1975 Bishop Jacques Marie Sébastien de Saint-BlanquatBishop Emeritus of Montauban, France
7 Dec 1975 Bishop Gerhard Schwenzer, SS.CC.Bishop Emeritus of Oslo, Norway
12 Dec 1975 Bishop Karl Josef RomerSecretary Emeritus of the Dicastery for the Laity, the Family and Life, Roman Curia
29 Feb 1976 James Francis Cardinal StaffordMajor Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary, Roman Curia
4 Apr 1976 Archbishop Giuseppe CostanzoArchbishop Emeritus of Siracusa, Italy
28 Apr 1976 Archbishop Elden Francis CurtissArchbishop Emeritus of Omaha, Nebraska, USA
1 May 1976 Bishop Claudio Silvero Acosta, S.C.I. di Béth.Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Encarnación, Paraguay

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