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Sri Lanka

Seniority by Priestly Ordination


Ordained
Priest
YearsNameCurrent Title
Most Senior
3 Feb 1958 Archbishop Oswald Thomas Colman GomisArchbishop Emeritus of Colombo
20 Dec 1958 Bishop Anthony Leopold Raymond PeirisBishop Emeritus of Kurunegala
20 Dec 1959 Archbishop Nicholas Marcus FernandoArchbishop Emeritus of Colombo
21 Dec 1960 Bishop Elmo Noel Joseph PereraBishop Emeritus of Galle
20 Dec 1961 Bishop Joseph Kingsley SwampillaiBishop of Trincomalee
21 Dec 1963 Bishop Thomas SavundaranayagamBishop of Jaffna
20 Feb 1966 Archbishop Osvaldo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to Korea
1 Oct 1966 Archbishop François Robert BacquéApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Netherlands
21 Dec 1966 Bishop Joseph Vianney FernandoBishop of Kandy
21 Dec 1966 Bishop Victor Gnanapragasam, O.M.I.Vicar Apostolic of Quetta, Pakistan
13 Dec 1967 Bishop Rayappu JosephBishop of Mannar
5 Jul 1970 Archbishop Mario ZenariApostolic Nuncio to Syria
Most Junior
5 Aug 1989 Bishop Raymond Kingsley WickramasingheBishop of Galle
3 Aug 1985 Father Ivan Tilak JayasunderaFormer Bishop-Elect of Ratnapura
20 Jul 1985 Bishop Warnakulasurya Wadumestrige Devasritha Valence MendisBishop of Chilaw
29 Jun 1984 Archbishop Joseph SpiteriApostolic Nuncio to Côte d’Ivoire
25 Jul 1981 Bishop Sampathawaduge Maxwell Grenville SilvaAuxiliary Bishop of Colombo
5 Jul 1980 Bishop Harold Anthony PereraBishop of Kurunegala
10 May 1980 Bishop Norbert Marshall Andradi, O.M.I.Bishop of Anuradhapura
30 Apr 1980 Bishop Joseph PonniahBishop of Batticaloa
6 Sep 1975 Bishop Julian Winston Sebastian Fernando, S.S.S.Bishop of Badulla
29 Jun 1975 Albert Malcolm Ranjith Cardinal Patabendige DonArchbishop of Colombo
24 Mar 1974 Archbishop Pierre Nguyên Van TotApostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka
4 Aug 1973 Bishop Cletus Chandrasiri Perera, O.S.B.Bishop of Ratnapura

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