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Ordained
Bishop
YearsNameCurrent Title
31 Mar 1968 Miguel Cardinal Obando Bravo, S.D.B.Archbishop Emeritus of Managua
7 Oct 1972 Bishop Leovigildo López Fitoria, C.M.Bishop Emeritus of Granada
4 Jun 1977 Andrea Cardinal Cordero Lanza di MontezemoloArchpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}, Roman Curia
27 May 1979 Bishop Rubén López ArdónBishop Emeritus of Esteli
21 Nov 1981 Bishop César Bosco Vivas RobeloBishop of León en Nicaragua
17 Sep 1984 Bishop Pablo Ervin Schmitz Simon, O.F.M. Cap.Vicar Apostolic of Bluefields
8 Jun 1986 Archbishop Paolo GiglioApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Egypt, Arab Republic of
19 Mar 1988 Leopoldo José Cardinal Brenes SolórzanoArchbishop of Managua
19 Mar 1988 Bishop Juan Abelardo Mata Guevara, S.D.B.Bishop of Esteli
26 Apr 1992 Archbishop Luigi TravaglinoApostolic Nuncio to Monaco
6 Jan 1994 Archbishop Jean-Paul Aimé GobelApostolic Nuncio 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 to Sweden
13 Sep 2002 Bishop David Albin Zywiec Sidor, O.F.M. Cap.Auxiliary Bishop of Bluefields
22 Jan 2005 Bishop René Sócrates Sándigo JirónBishop of Juigalpa
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 Nicaragua

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