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Seniority by Bishop Ordination

YearsNameCurrent Title
Most Senior
28 Aug 1955 José de Jesús Cardinal Pimiento RodriguezArchbishop Emeritus of Manizales, Colombia
7 May 1959 Serafim Cardinal Fernandes de AraújoArchbishop Emeritus of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
29 Aug 1965 Francis Cardinal ArinzePrefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Roman Curia
3 Jul 1966 Paulo Evaristo Cardinal Arns, O.F.M.Archbishop Emeritus of São Paulo, Brazil
17 Jun 1967 José Cardinal Freire FalcãoArchbishop Emeritus of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
31 Mar 1968 Miguel Cardinal Obando Bravo, S.D.B.Archbishop Emeritus of Managua, Nicaragua
29 Jun 1968 Friedrich Cardinal WetterArchbishop Emeritus of München und Freising {Munich}, Germany
27 May 1969 Roger Marie Élie Cardinal EtchegarayPresident Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Roman Curia
8 Feb 1970 Henryk Roman Cardinal GulbinowiczArchbishop Emeritus of Wrocław {Breslavia}, Poland
3 Oct 1970 Nicholas Cardinal Cheong Jin-SukArchbishop Emeritus of Seoul, Korea (South)
15 Nov 1970 Edward Idris Cardinal CassidyPresident Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Roman Curia
20 Mar 1971 Adrianus Johannes Cardinal SimonisArchbishop Emeritus of Utrecht, Netherlands
Most Junior
4 Mar 2012 Daniel Fernando Cardinal Sturla Berhouet, S.D.B.Archbishop of Montevideo, Uruguay
8 Feb 2012 Prospero (Stanley) Cardinal Grech, O.S.A.Cardinal-Deacon of Santa Maria Goretti
13 Nov 2010 Walter Cardinal BrandmüllerPresident Emeritus of the Roman Curia - Other
12 Sep 2009 Pietro Cardinal ParolinSecretary of State, Roman Curia
24 May 2009 Gérald Cyprien Cardinal Lacroix, I.S.P.X.Archbishop of Québec, Canada
4 Oct 2007 Soane Patita Paini Cardinal MafiBishop of Tonga, Pacific (Oceania)
29 Sep 2007 Gianfranco Cardinal RavasiPresident of the Pontifical Council for Culture, Roman Curia
2 Jun 2007 Francis Xavier Kriengsak Cardinal KovithavanijArchbishop of Bangkok, Thailand
26 May 2007 Giuseppe Cardinal VersaldiPrefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education (for Institutes of Study), Roman Curia
16 Dec 2006 Raffaele Cardinal Farina, S.D.B.Archivist Emeritus of the Vatican Secret Archives, Roman Curia
6 Jun 2004 Chibly Cardinal LangloisBishop of Les Cayes, Haïti
22 Feb 2004 Arlindo Cardinal Gomes FurtadoBishop of Santiago de Cabo Verde


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