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YearAgeBishopEventTitleCurrent Title
1923 Luis Alberto Luna Tobar, O.C.D.BornQuitoArchbishop Emeritus of Cuenca, Ecuador
1926 Emmanuel WamalaBornKamaggwaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Kampala, Uganda
1932 Ernest Mesmin Lucien CaboBornSainte-RoseBishop Emeritus of Basse-Terre (et Pointe-à-Pitre), Guadeloupe, Antilles
Ian MurrayBornLennoxtownBishop Emeritus of Argyll and The Isles, Scotland, Great Britain
1933 Grégoire III (Loutfi) Laham, B.S.BornDarayaPatriarch of Antiochia {Antioch} (Melkite Greek), Syria
1936 Pierre Nguyên SoanBornGoi ThiBishop Emeritus of Quy Nhon, Viet Nam
1941 Fausto Ramón Mejía VallejoBornBejucal, BonaoBishop of San Francisco de Macorís, Dominican Republic
1942 Anton Stres, C.M.BornDonacka GoraArchbishop Emeritus of Ljubljana, Slovenia
1943 Edmundo Luis Flavio Abastoflor MonteroBornSucreArchbishop of La Paz, Bolivia
1948 Antonino Eugénio Fernandes DiasBornLongos ValesBishop of Portalegre-Castelo Branco, Portugal
Ambroise OuédraogoBornKossodoBishop of Maradi, Niger
1949 Irineu Andreassa, O.F.M.BornIacriBishop of Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Andrés Stanovnik, O.F.M. Cap.BornBuenos AiresArchbishop of Corrientes, Argentina
1950 Irineu Roque SchererBornCerro LargoBishop of Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil
1952 Eusebio Ramos MoralesBornMaunaboBishop of Fajardo-Humacao, Puerto Rico
1953 John Hsane HgyiBornPyingadoe MayanchaungBishop of Pathein, Myanmar
195725.7Edward Michael EganOrdained PriestPriest of Chicago, Illinois, USACardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of New York, New York, USA
25.0Alfred Clifton HughesOrdained PriestPriest of Boston, Massachusetts, USAArchbishop Emeritus of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
25.2Anthony Michael MiloneOrdained PriestPriest of Omaha, Nebraska, USABishop Emeritus of Great Falls-Billings, Montana, USA
25.4James Michael MoynihanOrdained PriestPriest of Rochester, New York, USABishop Emeritus of Syracuse, New York, USA
23.9Orlando Romero CabreraOrdained PriestPriestBishop Emeritus of Canelones, Uruguay
25.3James Francis StaffordOrdained PriestPriest of Baltimore, Maryland, USACardinal, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary
196824.5Nelson Antonio Martinez RustOrdained PriestPriest of Valencia en VenezuelaBishop of San Felipe, Venezuela
196928.7Vincent Ri Pyung-hoOrdained PriestPriest of Jeonju {Chonju, Jeon Ju}, Korea (South)Bishop
45.5Settimio TodiscoAppointedApostolic Administrator of Molfetta-Giovinazzo-Terlizzi, ItalyArchbishop Emeritus of Brindisi-Ostuni, Italy
45.5Settimio TodiscoAppointedTitular Bishop of BigastroArchbishop Emeritus of Brindisi-Ostuni, Italy
1970 Bulus Dauwa YohannaBornVuroroVicar Apostolic of Kontagora, Nigeria
197528.0José Luis Fletes SantanaOrdained PriestPriest of México, Federal DistrictAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
197651.3Andrea Cordero Lanza di MontezemoloAppointedSecretary of the Pontifical Council for Justice and PeaceCardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
197746.9Cirilo R. AlmarioSucceededBishop of Malolos, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus
198048.8Giulio SanguinetiAppointedBishop of Savona e Noli, ItalyBishop Emeritus of Brescia, Italy
198148.9Maximilian Aichern, O.S.B.AppointedBishop of Linz, AustriaBishop Emeritus
56.9Cesar C. Raval, S.V.D.AppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Bangued, PhilippinesBishop Emeritus of Bangued, Philippines
56.9Cesar C. Raval, S.V.D.AppointedTitular Bishop of CerbaliBishop Emeritus of Bangued, Philippines
198229.9Stephen LepchaOrdained PriestPriest of Darjeeling, IndiaBishop
48.0John Jeremiah McRaithOrdained BishopBishop of Owensboro, Kentucky, USABishop Emeritus
42.3Mário Clemente Neto, C.S.Sp.SucceededPrelate of Tefé, Amazonas, BrazilPrelate Emeritus
198429.7Abel GabuzaOrdained PriestPriest of Pretoria, South AfricaBishop of Kimberley, South Africa
43.5Emilio Z. MarquezAppointedBishop of Gumaca, PhilippinesBishop of Lucena, Philippines
26.4Jeremiah Madimetja MaselaOrdained PriestPriestBishop of Polokwane, South Africa
48.1Roger Joseph VangheluweAppointedBishop of Brugge {Bruges}, BelgiumBishop Emeritus
198535.1Petko Jordanov Christov, O.F.M. Conv.Ordained PriestPriest of Order of Friars Minor ConventualBishop of Nicopoli, Bulgaria
45.6Antonio MattiazzoOrdained BishopTitular Archbishop of VirunumBishop of Padova {Padua}, Italy
27.0João Carlos Seneme, C.S.S.Ordained PriestPriest of Congregation of the Sacred StigmataBishop of Toledo, Parana, Brazil
198746.3Héctor Julio López Hurtado, S.D.B.AppointedVicar Apostolic of Ariari, ColombiaBishop of Girardot, Colombia
46.3Héctor Julio López Hurtado, S.D.B.AppointedTitular Bishop of ElicrocaBishop of Girardot, Colombia
198860.0Carlos María Ariz Bolea, C.M.F.AppointedBishop of Colón, PanamaBishop Emeritus of Colón-Kuna Yala, Panama
54.9Edmond CarmodyOrdained BishopTitular Bishop of MurthlacumBishop Emeritus of Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
40.6Rómulo Emiliani Sánchez, C.M.F.AppointedVicar Apostolic of Darién, PanamaAuxiliary Bishop of San Pedro Sula, Honduras
40.6Rómulo Emiliani Sánchez, C.M.F.AppointedTitular Bishop of Nigrae MaioresAuxiliary Bishop of San Pedro Sula, Honduras
64.3Fulgence Werner Le Roy, O.S.B.AppointedBishop of Pietersburg, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
61.9Michael Pak Jeong-ilAppointedBishop of Masan, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
41.4Alvaro Leonel Ramazzini ImeriAppointedBishop of San Marcos, GuatemalaBishop of Huehuetenango, Guatemala
52.0Henry Apaloryamam SsentongoAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Masaka, UgandaBishop Emeritus of Moroto, Uganda
52.0Henry Apaloryamam SsentongoAppointedTitular Bishop of PupianaBishop Emeritus of Moroto, Uganda
198940.8Edward DajczakAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Gorzów, PolandBishop of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, Poland
40.8Edward DajczakAppointedTitular Bishop of AzuraBishop of Koszalin-Kołobrzeg, Poland
199066.6Carmelo Cassati, M.S.C.AppointedArchbishop of Trani-Barletta-Bisceglie (-Nazareth), ItalyArchbishop Emeritus
60.7Julián Herranz CasadoAppointedTitular Archbishop of VertaraCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts
199151.1José María ArancedoInstalledBishop of Mar del Plata, ArgentinaArchbishop of Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz, Argentina
199252.9Diego CauseroAppointedTitular Archbishop of MetaApostolic Nuncio to Switzerland
52.9Diego CauseroAppointedApostolic Nuncio to ChadApostolic Nuncio to Switzerland
51.3Beniamino StellaAppointedApostolic Nuncio to CubaCardinal, Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy
199538.5Joseph Banga BaneAppointedCoadjutor Bishop of Buta, Congo (Dem. Rep.)Bishop
55.6Timothy Joseph Carroll, S.M.A.AppointedPrefect of Kontagora, NigeriaVicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kontagora, Nigeria
56.5Eugenio Dal Corso, P.S.D.P.AppointedCoadjutor Bishop of Saurimo, AngolaBishop of Benguela, Angola
48.8Juan Guillermo López SotoOrdained BishopBishop of Cuauhtémoc-Madera, Chihuahua, México
66.0John Basil MeekingResignedBishop of Christchurch, New ZealandBishop Emeritus
64.2Antonio Menegazzo, M.C.C.I.AppointedApostolic Administrator of El Obeid, SudanApostolic Administrator Emeritus
64.2Antonio Menegazzo, M.C.C.I.AppointedTitular Bishop of MesarfeltaApostolic Administrator Emeritus of El Obeid, Sudan
46.5José NambiAppointedCoadjutor Bishop of Kwito-Bié, AngolaBishop
62.6Luis María Pérez de Onraita AguirreAppointedCoadjutor Bishop of Malanje, AngolaArchbishop Emeritus of Malanje, Angola
49.1Benedito Roberto, C.S.Sp.AppointedBishop of Novo Redondo, AngolaArchbishop of Malanje, Angola
200035.7Eduardo Vieira dos SantosOrdained PriestPriest of São Paulo, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop
200146.9Giovanni d’AnielloAppointedTitular Archbishop of PestoApostolic Nuncio to Brazil
46.9Giovanni d’AnielloAppointedApostolic Nuncio to Congo, Democratic Republic ofApostolic Nuncio to Brazil
49.9Peter HlaOrdained BishopTitular Bishop of Castellum in NumidiaBishop of Pekhon, Myanmar
58.9Robert William MuenchAppointedBishop of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
45.3Josep Ángel Sáiz MenesesOrdained BishopTitular Bishop of SelemselaeBishop of Terrassa, Spain
200257.1Antonio Cañizares LloveraInstalledArchbishop of Toledo, SpainCardinal, Archbishop of Valencia, Spain
55.1Manuel da Rocha FelícioOrdained BishopTitular Bishop of Aquae FlaviaeBishop of Guarda, Portugal
58.3Tommaso GhirelliInstalledBishop of Imola, Italy
200370.2Bernardo Hombach LütkermeierAppointedBishop of Granada, NicaraguaBishop Emeritus
76.5Leovigildo López Fitoria, C.M.RetiredBishop of Granada, NicaraguaBishop Emeritus
200454.3Thomas Edward GullicksonAppointedApostolic Nuncio to Antigua and Barbuda, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Ukraine
54.3Thomas Edward GullicksonAppointedApostolic Nuncio to Barbados, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Ukraine
54.3Thomas Edward GullicksonAppointedApostolic Nuncio to Jamaica, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Ukraine
54.3Thomas Edward GullicksonAppointedApostolic Nuncio to Guyana, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Ukraine
54.3Thomas Edward GullicksonAppointedApostolic Nuncio to Suriname, AntillesApostolic Nuncio to Ukraine
75.1Sebastião Roque Rabelo MendesRetiredAuxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, BrazilAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
200575.1Thomas Joseph FlanaganRetiredAuxiliary Bishop of San Antonio, Texas, USAAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus
53.9Peter HlaAppointedBishop of Pekhon, Myanmar
69.5George Hugh NiederauerAppointedArchbishop of San Francisco, California, USAArchbishop Emeritus
61.2Joseph Võ Đúc MinhOrdained BishopCoadjutor Bishop of Nha Trang, Viet NamBishop
200659.9Gregorio Martínez SacristánAppointedBishop of Zamora, Spain
200761.9Pierre BürcherInstalledBishop of Reykjavik, Iceland
45.8Zanoni Demettino CastroInstalledBishop of São Mateus, Espirito Santo, BrazilCoadjutor Archbishop of Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil
50.5Pablo Emiro Salas AntelizInstalledBishop of Espinal, ColombiaBishop of Armenia, Colombia
200962.2Robert Charles EvansOrdained BishopTitular Bishop of Aquae RegiaeAuxiliary Bishop of Providence, Rhode Island, USA
76.1Erwin Hecht, O.M.I.RetiredBishop of Kimberley, South AfricaBishop Emeritus
62.8Paul Mandla Khumalo, C.M.M.ResignedArchbishop of Pretoria, South AfricaArchbishop Emeritus
62.8Paul Mandla Khumalo, C.M.M.ResignedBishop of South Africa, MilitaryArchbishop Emeritus of Pretoria, South Africa
75.2Henk Kronenberg, S.M.RetiredBishop of Bougainville, Papua New GuineaBishop Emeritus
57.2William Francis MedleyAppointedBishop of Owensboro, Kentucky, USA
51.9Jorge Carlos Patrón WongOrdained BishopCoadjutor Bishop of Papantla, Puebla, MéxicoOfficial of the Congregation for the Clergy
52.6Bernard UnabaliAppointedBishop of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea
201052.4John Balthasar BrungardtAppointedBishop of Dodge City, Kansas, USA
59.7Carlo CiattiniAppointedBishop of Massa Marittima-Piombino, Italy
77.2Francisco Javier Errázuriz Ossa, P. SchönstattRetiredArchbishop of Santiago de ChileCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
45.5Juan Espinoza JiménezAppointedAuxiliary Bishop of Morelia, Michoacán, México
45.5Juan Espinoza JiménezAppointedTitular Bishop of ArpiAuxiliary Bishop of Morelia, Michoacán, México
68.9Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, S.D.B.AppointedCardinal, Archbishop of Santiago de Chile
68.6Ronald Michael GilmoreResignedBishop of Dodge City, Kansas, USABishop Emeritus
51.9Josafá Menezes da SilvaAppointedBishop of Barreiras, Bahia, Brazil
65.0João Carlos PetriniAppointedBishop of Camaçari, Bahia, Brazil
201175.2François Robert BacquéRetiredApostolic Nuncio to NetherlandsApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
71.8André Pierre Louis DupuyAppointedApostolic Nuncio to Netherlands
49.9Jesús José Herrera QuiñonezOrdained BishopBishop of Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, México
50.6Marek SolczyńskiAppointedApostolic Nuncio to ArmeniaApostolic Nuncio to Georgia
201255.2Marián ChovanecInstalledBishop of Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
57.2Henryk CiereszkoOrdained BishopTitular Bishop of DicesAuxiliary Bishop of Białystok, Poland
53.7Ramón Alberto Rolón GüepsaInstalledBishop of Montería, Colombia
54.5Nicolas Henry Marie Denis TheveninAppointedTitular Archbishop of AeclanumApostolic Nuncio to Guatemala
54.5Nicolas Henry Marie Denis TheveninAppointedApostolic NuncioApostolic Nuncio to Guatemala
201360.7Mariano CrociataInstalledBishop of Latina-Terracina-Sezze-Priverno, Italy
52.2Mark Andrew HagemoenOrdained BishopBishop of Mackenzie-Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada
53.5João Inácio Müller, O.F.M.Ordained BishopBishop of Lorena, Sao Paulo, Brazil
60.8Georges Varkey Puthiyakulangara, M.E.P.SucceededBishop of Port-Bergé, Madagascar
74.0Armand ToasyResignedBishop of Port-Bergé, MadagascarBishop Emeritus
201450.2Chad William ZielinskiOrdained BishopBishop of Fairbanks, Alaska, USA

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