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Nicaragua

Seniority by Bishop Ordination


Ordained
Bishop
YearsNameCurrent Title
27 May 1979 Bishop Rubén López ArdónBishop Emeritus of Esteli
17 Sep 1984 Bishop Pablo Ervin Schmitz Simon, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop Emeritus of Bluefields
19 Mar 1988 Leopoldo José Cardinal Brenes SolórzanoArchbishop of Managua
19 Mar 1988 Bishop Juan Abelardo Mata Guevara, S.D.B.Bishop Emeritus of Esteli
26 Apr 1992 Archbishop Luigi TravaglinoApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Monaco
6 Jan 1994 Archbishop Jean-Paul Aimé GobelApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Egypt, Arab Republic of
22 Apr 1995 Bishop Bernardo Hombach LütkermeierBishop Emeritus of Granada
13 Jul 2000 Bishop Jorge Solórzano PérezBishop of Granada
19 Mar 2001 Archbishop Henryk Józef NowackiApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Sweden
22 Jan 2005 Bishop René Sócrates Sándigo JirónBishop of León en Nicaragua
19 Mar 2005 Bishop Pedro Joaquin Hernández Cantarero, C.M.F.Vicar Apostolic of Darién, Panama
24 Jun 2005 Bishop Carlos Enrique Herrera Gutiérrez, O.F.M.Bishop of Jinotega
30 May 2009 Bishop Silvio José Báez Ortega, O.C.D.Auxiliary Bishop of Managua
2 Apr 2011 Bishop Rolando José Álvarez LagosBishop of Matagalpa
6 Jan 2013 Archbishop Fortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Trinidad and Tobago, Antilles
19 Mar 2018 Archbishop Waldemar Stanisław SommertagApostolic Nuncio to Nicaragua
5 Dec 2020 Bishop Marcial Humberto Guzmán SaballoBishop of Juigalpa
23 Jan 2021 Bishop Francisco José Tigerino DávilaBishop of Bluefields
26 Jun 2021 Bishop Isidoro del Carmen Mora OrtegaBishop of Siuna

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