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Seniority by Bishop Ordination

Most Senior


Ordained
Bishop
YearsNameCurrent Title
28 Aug 1955 José de Jesús Cardinal Pimiento RodriguezArchbishop Emeritus of Manizales, Colombia
9 Sep 1955 Bishop Dominik Kalata, S.J.Titular Bishop of Semta
22 Sep 1957 Archbishop José Maria PiresArchbishop Emeritus of Paraíba, Brazil
27 Apr 1958 Archbishop Bernardino Piñera CarvalloArchbishop Emeritus of La Serena, Chile
7 May 1959 Serafim Cardinal Fernandes de AraújoArchbishop Emeritus of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
21 Jun 1960 Archbishop Arturo Antonio Szymanski RamírezArchbishop Emeritus of San Luis Potosí, México
25 Jul 1960 Bishop Eloy Tato Losada, I.E.M.E.Bishop Emeritus of Magangué, Colombia
16 Apr 1961 Bishop Mario Renato Cornejo RadaveroAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Lima, Peru
22 Apr 1961 Bishop Albert-Georges-Yves MalboisBishop Emeritus of Evry-Corbeil-Essonnes, France
16 Jul 1961 Nasrallah Pierre Cardinal SfeirPatriarch Emeritus of Antiochia {Antioch} (Maronite), Lebanon
24 Aug 1961 Bishop William John McNaughton, M.M.Bishop Emeritus of Incheon {Inch’on}, Korea (South)
8 Sep 1961 Bishop José de Jesús Sahagún de la ParraBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán, México
15 Oct 1961 Bishop Andrés Sapelak, S.D.B.Bishop Emeritus of Santa María del Patrocinio en Buenos Aires (Ukrainian), Argentina
29 Oct 1961 Archbishop Antônio Ribeiro de OliveiraArchbishop Emeritus of Goiânia, Goias, Brazil
6 Jan 1962 Bishop José Mauro Ramalho de Alarcón SantiagoBishop Emeritus of Iguatú, Ceara, Brazil
19 Mar 1962 Bishop Roberto Reinaldo Cáceres GonzálezBishop Emeritus of Melo, Uruguay
25 Jul 1962 Bishop Jacques LandriaultBishop Emeritus of Timmins, Ontario, Canada
30 Aug 1962 Archbishop Raymond Gerhardt HunthausenArchbishop Emeritus of Seattle, Washington, USA
14 Dec 1962 Bishop Remi Joseph De RooBishop Emeritus of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
24 Feb 1963 Bishop Yves-Georges-René Ramousse, M.E.P.Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Phnom-Penh, Cambodia
29 Aug 1963 Bishop Laurent NoëlBishop Emeritus of Trois Rivières, Québec, Canada
4 Oct 1963 Bishop Luigi BettazziBishop Emeritus of Ivrea, Italy
20 Oct 1963 Archbishop Victorinus Youn Kong-hiArchbishop Emeritus of Gwangju, Korea (South)
30 Jan 1964 Bishop Victor Garaygordóbil BerrizbeitiaPrelate Emeritus of Babahoyo, Ecuador
5 Feb 1964 Archbishop Alphonsus MathiasArchbishop Emeritus of Bangalore, India
13 Feb 1964 Archbishop Savino Bernardo Maria Cazzaro Bertollo, O.S.M.Archbishop Emeritus of Puerto Montt, Chile
3 Mar 1964 Bishop José Gabriel Diaz CuevaBishop Emeritus of Azogues, Ecuador
1 May 1964 Bishop Georges-Hilaire Dupont, O.M.I.Bishop Emeritus of Pala, Chad
16 Feb 1965 Archbishop James OdongoArchbishop Emeritus of Tororo, Uganda
25 Jul 1965 Bishop José Trinidad Sepúlveda Ruiz-VelascoBishop Emeritus of San Juan de los Lagos, Jalisco, México
22 Aug 1965 Archbishop Gabino Díaz MerchánArchbishop Emeritus of Oviedo, Spain
29 Aug 1965 Francis Cardinal ArinzePrefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Roman Curia
5 Sep 1965 Archbishop Hilarion Capucci, B.A.Patriarchal Vicar Emeritus of Jerusalem {Gerusalemme} (Melkite Greek), Palestine
29 May 1966 Archbishop Boleslaw PylakArchbishop Emeritus of Lublin, Poland
3 Jul 1966 Paulo Evaristo Cardinal Arns, O.F.M.Archbishop Emeritus of São Paulo, Brazil
25 Jul 1966 Bishop Ernest Bertrand Boland, O.P.Bishop Emeritus of Multan, Pakistan
28 Aug 1966 Archbishop Pedro Antônio Marchetti FedaltoArchbishop Emeritus of Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
4 Sep 1966 Bishop Jesús Agustín López de Lama, C.P.Prelate Emeritus of Corocoro, Bolivia
2 Oct 1966 Archbishop Luciano José Cabral DuarteArchbishop Emeritus of Aracajú, Sergipe, Brazil
7 Oct 1966 Bishop Gerardo Humberto Flores ReyesBishop Emeritus of Verapaz, Cobán, Guatemala
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
27 Dec 1966 Bishop Sergio Otoniel Contreras NaviaBishop Emeritus of Temuco, Chile
21 Jan 1967 Bishop Gérard-Joseph Deschamps, S.M.M.Bishop Emeritus of Bereina, Papua New Guinea
5 Mar 1967 Archbishop Raul Nicolau GonsalvesArchbishop Emeritus of Goa e Damão, India
30 Apr 1967 Bishop José Francisco Moreira dos Santos, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop Emeritus of Uije, Angola
30 Apr 1967 Bishop Jesus Yu VarelaBishop Emeritus of Sorsogon, Philippines
14 May 1967 Bishop Chucrallah HarbBishop Emeritus of Jounieh (Maronite), Lebanon
17 Jun 1967 José Cardinal Freire FalcãoArchbishop Emeritus of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
29 Jun 1967 Archbishop Manuel Vieira PintoArchbishop Emeritus of Nampula, Mozambique
5 Sep 1967 Archbishop Francis Patrick CarrollArchbishop Emeritus of Canberra-Goulburn, Australia
17 Sep 1967 Bishop Lorenzo León Alvarado, O. de M.Bishop Emeritus of Huacho, Peru
15 Oct 1967 Bishop Léon Lesambo NdamwizeBishop Emeritus of Inongo, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
1 Nov 1967 Bishop Dante Frasnelli Tarter, O.S.I.Prelate Emeritus of Huarí, Peru
28 Nov 1967 Archbishop Leonard Anthony FaulknerArchbishop Emeritus of Adelaide, Australia
30 Nov 1967 Archbishop Edgerton Roland ClarkeArchbishop Emeritus of Kingston in Jamaica, Antilles
12 Dec 1967 Archbishop John Raphael QuinnArchbishop Emeritus of San Francisco, California, USA
17 Dec 1967 Bishop Hubertus Cornelis Antonius ErnstBishop Emeritus of Breda, Netherlands
6 Jan 1968 Bishop José Ramiro Pellecer SamayoaAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Guatemala
7 Jan 1968 Bishop Luis Armando Bambarén Gastelumendi, S.J.Bishop Emeritus of Chimbote, Peru
7 Jan 1968 Archbishop Vicente Rodrigo Cisneros DuránArchbishop Emeritus of Cuenca, Ecuador
11 Feb 1968 Bishop José da Silva ChavesBishop Emeritus of Uruaçu (Uruassu), Goias, Brazil
24 Feb 1968 Archbishop Kuriakose KunnacherryArchbishop Emeritus of Kottayam (Syro-Malabar), India
8 Mar 1968 Bishop Ignacio Nazareno Trejos PicadoBishop Emeritus of San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
31 Mar 1968 Miguel Cardinal Obando Bravo, S.D.B.Archbishop Emeritus of Managua, Nicaragua
1 May 1968 Bishop Thomas John GumbletonAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Detroit, Michigan, USA
11 Jun 1968 Bishop Alfred KleinermeilertAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Trier, Germany
12 Jun 1968 Bishop Joseph Mahn ErieBishop Emeritus of Bassein, Myanmar
29 Jun 1968 Friedrich Cardinal WetterArchbishop Emeritus of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
17 Jul 1968 Archbishop Oswald Thomas Colman GomisArchbishop Emeritus of Colombo, Sri Lanka
12 Sep 1968 Archbishop Daniel Anthony CroninArchbishop Emeritus of Hartford, Connecticut, USA
30 Nov 1968 Bishop Phocas NikwigizeBishop Emeritus of Ruhengeri, Rwanda
8 Dec 1968 Bishop Alessandro Staccioli, O.M.I.Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Siena-Colle di Val d’Elsa-Montalcino, Italy
5 Jan 1969 Archbishop Joachim N’DayenArchbishop Emeritus of Bangui, Central African Republic
12 Jan 1969 Archbishop José Mario Ruiz NavasArchbishop Emeritus of Portoviejo, Ecuador
12 Jan 1969 Bishop Jean-Pierre-Dominique Zévaco, C.M.Bishop Emeritus of Tôlagnaro, Madagascar
18 Jan 1969 Bishop Jean-Baptiste Kpiéle SoméBishop Emeritus of Diébougou, Burkina Faso
25 Jan 1969 Bishop Stanislas KaburunguBishop Emeritus of Ngozi, Burundi
25 Jan 1969 Bishop Joseph Kesenge WandangakonguBishop Emeritus of Molegbe, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
7 Feb 1969 Archbishop Szczepan WesolyAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Gniezno, Poland
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
17 May 1969 Archbishop Antonio Montero MorenoArchbishop Emeritus of Mérida-Badajoz, Spain
25 May 1969 Bishop Orlando Octacílio Dotti, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop Emeritus of Vacaria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
27 May 1969 Roger Marie Élie Cardinal EtchegarayPresident Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Roman Curia
24 Jun 1969 Archbishop Joseph Neil MacNeilArchbishop Emeritus of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
25 Jul 1969 Bishop René Marie Albert Dupont, M.E.P.Bishop Emeritus of Andong, Korea (South)
1 Aug 1969 Bishop Albert Edward BaharagateBishop Emeritus of Hoima, Uganda
1 Aug 1969 (Layman) Emmanuel MilingoArchbishop Emeritus of Lusaka, Zambia
1 Aug 1969 Archbishop Raphael S. Ndingi Mwana’a NzekiArchbishop Emeritus of Nairobi, Kenya
10 Aug 1969 Archbishop Luigi BarbaritoApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Great Britain
22 Aug 1969 Bishop Julian Andrzej WojtkowskiAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Warmia, Poland
27 Sep 1969 Archbishop Joseph MittathanyArchbishop Emeritus of Imphal, India
28 Sep 1969 Bishop Johann WeberBishop Emeritus of Graz-Seckau, Austria
12 Oct 1969 Archbishop Maurice Rigobert Marie-SainteArchbishop Emeritus of Fort-de-France (e Saint Pierre), Martinique, Antilles
9 Nov 1969 Bishop Eamon CaseyBishop Emeritus of Galway and Kilmacduagh, Ireland
14 Dec 1969 Bishop Rafael Torija de la FuenteBishop Emeritus of Ciudad Real, Spain
18 Jan 1970 Bishop Paul Shinichi ItonagaBishop Emeritus of Kagoshima, Japan
25 Jan 1970 Bishop Peter Takaaki HirayamaBishop Emeritus of Oita, Japan
8 Feb 1970 Henryk Roman Cardinal GulbinowiczArchbishop Emeritus of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland

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