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Seniority by Bishop Ordination

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Ordained
Bishop
YearsNameCurrent Title
27 Apr 1958 Archbishop Bernardino Piñera CarvalloArchbishop Emeritus of La Serena, Chile
25 Jul 1960 Bishop Eloy Tato Losada, I.E.M.E.Bishop Emeritus of Magangué, Colombia
16 Apr 1961 (Layman) Mario Renato Cornejo Radavero
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
6 Jan 1962 Bishop José Mauro Ramalho de Alarcón SantiagoBishop Emeritus of Iguatú, Ceara, Brazil
14 Dec 1962 Bishop Remi Joseph De RooBishop Emeritus of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
24 Feb 1963 Bishop Yves-Marie 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)
5 Feb 1964 Archbishop Alphonsus MathiasArchbishop Emeritus of Bangalore, India
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
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
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
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
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
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
30 Nov 1967 Archbishop Edgerton Roland ClarkeArchbishop Emeritus of Kingston in Jamaica, Antilles
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
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
1 May 1968 Bishop Thomas John GumbletonAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Detroit, Michigan, USA
11 Jun 1968 Bishop Alfred KleinermeilertAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Trier, Germany
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
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.)
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
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 Milingo]
1 Aug 1969 Archbishop Raphael S. Ndingi Mwana’a NzekiArchbishop Emeritus of Nairobi, Kenya
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
25 Jan 1970 Bishop Peter Takaaki HirayamaBishop Emeritus of Oita, Japan
8 Feb 1970 Henryk Roman Cardinal GulbinowiczArchbishop Emeritus of Wrocław {Breslavia}, 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 Cândido Lorenzo González, O. de M.Bishop Emeritus of São Raimundo Nonato, Piaui, Brazil
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
2 Jul 1970 Bishop Desmond Charles Moore, M.S.C.Bishop Emeritus of Alotau-Sideia, Papua New Guinea
3 Oct 1970 Nicholas Cardinal Cheong Jin-SukArchbishop Emeritus of Seoul, Korea (South)
11 Oct 1970 Bishop Damián Iguacén BorauBishop Emeritus of San Cristóbal de La Laguna o Tenerife, Spain
15 Nov 1970 Edward Idris Cardinal CassidyPresident Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Roman Curia
15 Nov 1970 Archbishop Peter Chung Hoan TingArchbishop Emeritus of Kuching, Malaysia
6 Dec 1970 Bishop Tharcisse Tshibangu TshishikuBishop Emeritus of Mbujimayi, Congo (Dem. Rep.)
10 Jan 1971 Archbishop Victor Hugo Martínez ContrerasArchbishop Emeritus of Los Altos, Quetzaltenango-Totonicapán, Guatemala
29 Jan 1971 Bishop Anthony Hampden DicksonBishop Emeritus of Bridgetown, Barbados, Antilles
21 Feb 1971 Archbishop Joseph Henry GandaArchbishop Emeritus of Freetown and Bo, Sierra Leone
19 Mar 1971 Archbishop Ramón Ovidio Pérez MoralesBishop Emeritus of Los Teques, Venezuela
20 Mar 1971 Adrianus Johannes Cardinal SimonisArchbishop Emeritus of Utrecht, Netherlands
25 May 1971 Bishop Basil Harry LostenBishop Emeritus of Stamford (Ukrainian), USA
4 Jul 1971 Archbishop Felix Alaba Adeosin JobArchbishop Emeritus of Ibadan, Nigeria
11 Jul 1971 Pedro Cardinal Rubiano SàenzArchbishop Emeritus of Bogotá, Colombia
1 Aug 1971 Bishop Aldo Gerna, F.S.C.J.Bishop Emeritus of São Mateus, Espirito Santo, Brazil
3 Aug 1971 Bishop Francisco Raúl Villalobos PadillaBishop Emeritus of Saltillo, Coahuila, México
15 Aug 1971 Bishop Arturo Lona ReyesBishop Emeritus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, México
29 Aug 1971 Anthony Olubunmi Cardinal OkogieArchbishop Emeritus of Lagos, Nigeria
18 Sep 1971 Bishop Jean Pierre Marie OrchamptBishop Emeritus of Angers, France
19 Sep 1971 Archbishop Joseph Edra UkpoArchbishop Emeritus of Calabar, 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 Pierre-Antoine-Jean Bach, M.E.P.Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Savannakhet, Laos
10 Oct 1971 Bishop Michael Patrick Olatunji FagunBishop Emeritus of Ekiti, Nigeria
10 Oct 1971 Archbishop Edoardo RovidaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Portugal
23 Oct 1971 Bishop Pedro Casaldáliga Plá, C.M.F.Prelate Emeritus of São Félix, Mato Grosso, Brazil
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.)
27 Dec 1971 Bishop Antônio Afonso de Miranda, S.D.N.Bishop Emeritus of Taubaté, Sao Paulo, Brazil
27 Dec 1971 Archbishop Antonio CantisaniArchbishop Emeritus of Catanzaro-Squillace, Italy
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 Joseph PowathilArchbishop Emeritus of Changanacherry (Syro-Malabar), India

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