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Seniority by Bishop Ordination


Ordained
Bishop
YearsNameCurrent Title
Most Senior
11 Jun 1968 Bishop Alfred KleinermeilertAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Trier
29 Jun 1968 Friedrich Cardinal WetterArchbishop Emeritus of München und Freising {Munich}
11 Apr 1970 Bishop Ernst Franz Gerd Werner DickeAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Aachen
11 May 1972 Bishop Erwin Hecht, O.M.I.Bishop Emeritus of Kimberley, South Africa
9 Mar 1975 Bishop Paul-Werner ScheeleBishop Emeritus of Würzburg
17 May 1975 Joachim Cardinal MeisnerArchbishop Emeritus of Köln {Cologne}
19 May 1975 Bishop Klaus DickAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Köln {Cologne}
1 Feb 1976 Paul Josef Cardinal CordesPresident Emeritus of the Pontifical Council “Cor Unum”, Roman Curia
12 Sep 1976 Bishop Johannes KappAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Fulda
27 Nov 1976 Bishop Franz Josef KuhnleAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Rottenburg-Stuttgart
27 Mar 1977 Bishop Hubert BucherBishop Emeritus of Bethlehem, South Africa
28 May 1977 Pope Joseph RatzingerPope Emeritus of Roma {Rome}, Italy
Most Junior
27 Sep 2015 Bishop Dominicus (Michael) Meier, O.S.B.Auxiliary Bishop of Paderborn
20 Sep 2015 Bishop Udo Markus BentzAuxiliary Bishop of Mainz
7 Jun 2015 Bishop Josef GrafAuxiliary Bishop of Regensburg
14 Mar 2015 Archbishop Stefan Heße (Hesse)Archbishop of Hamburg
21 Dec 2014 Bishop Heinz Wilhelm Steckling, O.M.I.Bishop of Ciudad del Este, Paraguay
29 Jun 2014 Bishop Wilhelm ZimmermannAuxiliary Bishop of Essen
29 Jun 2014 Archbishop Stephan BurgerArchbishop of Freiburg im Breisgau
24 May 2014 Bishop Stefan Oster, S.D.B.Bishop of Passau
15 Mar 2014 Bishop Herwig GösslAuxiliary Bishop of Bamberg
21 Sep 2013 Bishop Ansgar PuffAuxiliary Bishop of Köln {Cologne}
8 Sep 2013 Bishop Michael GerberAuxiliary Bishop of Freiburg im Breisgau
1 Sep 2013 Bishop Johannes WübbeAuxiliary Bishop of Osnabrück

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