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Costa Rica

Bishops By Age


BirthdateAgeNameCurrent Title
18 Oct 1923 Bishop Antonio Troyo CalderónAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of San José de Costa Rica
20 Feb 1926 Bishop Héctor Morera VegaBishop Emeritus of Tilarán
31 Jul 1928 Bishop Ignacio Nazareno Trejos PicadoBishop Emeritus of San Isidro de El General
11 Mar 1929 Archbishop Pier Giacomo De NicolòApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Switzerland
27 Oct 1931 Bishop José Rafael Barquero ArceBishop Emeritus of Alajuela
21 May 1936 Archbishop Hugo Barrantes UreñaArchbishop Emeritus of San José de Costa Rica
19 Nov 1937 Bishop Guillermo Loría GaritaBishop Emeritus of San Isidro de El General
24 Mar 1938 Bishop Vittorino Girardi Stellin, M.C.C.I.Bishop of Tilarán-Liberia
1 Oct 1940 Bishop José Francisco Ulloa RojasBishop of Cartago
31 Aug 1941 Archbishop Giacinto BerlocoApostolic Nuncio to Belgium
9 May 1942 Archbishop Antonio SozzoApostolic Nuncio to Morocco
5 Aug 1942 Archbishop Osvaldo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to Korea
16 Sep 1942 Bishop Angel San Casimiro Fernández, O.A.R.Bishop of Alajuela
6 Nov 1945 Bishop Gabriel Enrique Montero Umaña, O.F.M. Conv.Bishop of San Isidro de El General
15 Apr 1949 Archbishop Pierre Nguyên Van TotApostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka
28 Nov 1949 Bishop Alexander SalazarAuxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles, California, USA
22 Dec 1949 Bishop Oscar Gerardo Fernández GuillénBishop of Puntarenas
8 May 1953 Archbishop Antonio ArcariApostolic Nuncio to Costa Rica
1 May 1955 Archbishop José Rafael Quirós QuirósArchbishop of San José de Costa Rica
26 Mar 1965 Bishop José Manuel Garita HerreraBishop of Ciudad Quesada

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