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Sri Lanka

Seniority by Bishop Ordination


Ordained
Bishop
YearsNameCurrent Title
Most Senior
17 Jul 1968 Archbishop Oswald Thomas Colman GomisArchbishop Emeritus of Colombo
3 Oct 1971 Archbishop Carlo CurisApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Canada
14 May 1977 Archbishop Nicholas Marcus FernandoArchbishop Emeritus of Colombo
30 Jul 1981 Bishop Thomas SavundaranayagamBishop of Jaffna
7 May 1983 Bishop Joseph Kingsley SwampillaiBishop of Trincomalee
21 May 1983 Bishop Joseph Vianney FernandoBishop of Kandy
18 Jul 1987 Bishop Anthony Leopold Raymond PeirisBishop Emeritus of Kurunegala
3 Sep 1988 Archbishop François Robert BacquéApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Netherlands
6 Jan 1991 Archbishop Osvaldo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to Korea
31 Aug 1991 Albert Malcolm Ranjith Cardinal Patabendige DonArchbishop of Colombo
20 Oct 1992 Bishop Rayappu JosephBishop of Mannar
6 Jan 1993 Bishop Elmo Noel Joseph PereraBishop Emeritus of Galle
Most Junior
11 Feb 2012 Bishop Sampathawaduge Maxwell Grenville SilvaAuxiliary Bishop of Colombo
11 Feb 2012 Bishop Fidelis Lionel Emmanuel FernandoAuxiliary Bishop of Colombo
31 Aug 2011 Bishop Raymond Kingsley WickramasingheBishop of Galle
16 Jul 2010 Bishop Victor Gnanapragasam, O.M.I.Vicar Apostolic of Quetta, Pakistan
24 May 2009 Archbishop Joseph SpiteriApostolic Nuncio to Côte d’Ivoire
24 May 2008 Bishop Joseph PonniahBishop of Batticaloa
11 Jul 2007 Bishop Cletus Chandrasiri Perera, O.S.B.Bishop of Ratnapura
2 Apr 2005 Bishop Warnakulasurya Wadumestrige Devasritha Valence MendisBishop of Chilaw
10 Jan 2004 Bishop Norbert Marshall Andradi, O.M.I.Bishop of Anuradhapura
18 Mar 2003 Bishop Harold Anthony PereraBishop of Kurunegala
6 Jan 2003 Archbishop Pierre Nguyên Van TotApostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka
3 Feb 2001 Bishop Vincent Marius Joseph PeirisAuxiliary Bishop of Colombo

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