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Sri Lanka

Oldest and Youngest Bishops


BirthdateAgeNameCurrent Title
Oldest
2 Nov 1923 Archbishop Carlo CurisApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Canada
9 Aug 1932 Bishop Anthony Leopold Raymond PeirisBishop Emeritus of Kurunegala
4 Dec 1932 Bishop Elmo Noel Joseph PereraBishop Emeritus of Galle
6 Dec 1932 Archbishop Nicholas Marcus FernandoArchbishop Emeritus of Colombo
12 Dec 1932 Archbishop Oswald Thomas Colman GomisArchbishop Emeritus of Colombo
2 Sep 1936 Archbishop François Robert BacquéApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Netherlands
9 Dec 1936 Bishop Joseph Kingsley SwampillaiBishop of Trincomalee
13 Jul 1938 Bishop Thomas SavundaranayagamBishop of Jaffna
16 Apr 1940 Bishop Rayappu JosephBishop of Mannar
21 Nov 1940 Bishop Victor Gnanapragasam, O.M.I.Vicar Apostolic of Quetta, Pakistan
26 Jun 1941 Archbishop Thomas Yeh Sheng-nanApostolic Nuncio to Algeria
11 Oct 1941 Bishop Vincent Marius Joseph PeirisAuxiliary Bishop of Colombo
Youngest
31 Aug 1962 Bishop Raymond Kingsley WickramasingheBishop of Galle
25 Nov 1959 Father Ivan Tilak JayasunderaFormer Bishop-Elect of Ratnapura
20 May 1959 Archbishop Joseph SpiteriApostolic Nuncio to Côte d’Ivoire
21 May 1958 Bishop Warnakulasurya Wadumestrige Devasritha Valence MendisBishop of Chilaw
27 Sep 1953 Bishop Sampathawaduge Maxwell Grenville SilvaAuxiliary Bishop of Colombo
12 Oct 1952 Bishop Joseph PonniahBishop of Batticaloa
9 Jun 1951 Bishop Harold Anthony PereraBishop of Kurunegala
30 Aug 1949 Bishop Norbert Marshall Andradi, O.M.I.Bishop of Anuradhapura
15 Apr 1949 Archbishop Pierre Nguyên Van TotApostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka
20 May 1948 Bishop Fidelis Lionel Emmanuel FernandoAuxiliary Bishop of Colombo
15 Nov 1947 Albert Malcolm Ranjith Cardinal Patabendige DonArchbishop of Colombo
6 Sep 1947 Bishop Cletus Chandrasiri Perera, O.S.B.Bishop of Ratnapura

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