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Nicaragua

Seniority by Priestly Ordination


Ordained
Priest
YearsNameCurrent Title
12 Apr 1952 Archbishop Paolo GiglioApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Egypt, Arab Republic of
13 Mar 1954 Andrea Cardinal Cordero Lanza di MontezemoloArchpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}, Roman Curia
11 Jul 1954 Bishop Leovigildo López Fitoria, C.M.Bishop Emeritus of Granada
10 Aug 1958 Miguel Cardinal Obando Bravo, S.D.B.Archbishop Emeritus of Managua
28 Jun 1961 Bishop Bernardo Hombach LütkermeierBishop Emeritus of Granada
22 Dec 1961 Bishop Rubén López ArdónBishop Emeritus of Esteli
15 Aug 1962 Archbishop Luigi TravaglinoApostolic Nuncio to Monaco
29 Jun 1969 Archbishop Jean-Paul Aimé GobelApostolic Nuncio to Egypt, Arab Republic of
17 May 1970 Bishop César Bosco Vivas RobeloBishop of León en Nicaragua
31 May 1970 Archbishop Henryk Józef NowackiApostolic Nuncio to Sweden
3 Sep 1970 Bishop Pablo Ervin Schmitz Simon, O.F.M. Cap.Vicar Apostolic of Bluefields
1 Jun 1974 Bishop David Albin Zywiec Sidor, O.F.M. Cap.Auxiliary Bishop of Bluefields
16 Aug 1974 Leopoldo José Cardinal Brenes SolórzanoArchbishop of Managua
15 Aug 1976 Bishop Juan Abelardo Mata Guevara, S.D.B.Bishop of Esteli
10 Jan 1982 Bishop Carlos Enrique Herrera Gutiérrez, O.F.M.Bishop of Jinotega
17 Jun 1984 Archbishop Fortunatus NwachukwuApostolic Nuncio to Nicaragua
15 Jan 1985 Bishop Silvio José Báez Ortega, O.C.D.Auxiliary Bishop of Managua
29 Mar 1985 Bishop Jorge Solórzano PérezBishop of Granada
15 Nov 1986 Bishop Pedro Joaquin Hernández Cantarero, C.M.F.Vicar Apostolic of Darién, Panama
11 Jul 1992 Bishop René Sócrates Sándigo JirónBishop of Juigalpa
7 Dec 1994 Bishop Rolando José Álvarez LagosBishop of Matagalpa

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