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Seniority by Bishop Ordination

YearsNameCurrent Title
Most Senior
29 Jun 1977 Bishop Denis George BrowneBishop Emeritus of Hamilton in New Zealand
10 Feb 1979 Bishop Paul Eusebius Mea Kaiuea, M.S.C.Bishop of Tarawa and Nauru, Kiribati
4 Nov 1979 Archbishop Michel-Marie-Bernard Calvet, S.M.Archbishop of Nouméa, New Caledonia
19 Feb 1984 Archbishop Anthony Sablan Apuron, O.F.M. Cap.Archbishop of Agaña, Guam
7 Apr 1984 Bishop Robin Walsh Leamy, S.M.Bishop Emeritus of Rarotonga, Cook Islands
13 Jan 1985 Bishop Tomas Aguon CamachoBishop Emeritus of Chalan Kanoa, Northern Mariana Islands
15 Aug 1985 Bishop Guy André Dominique Marie Chevalier, SS.CC.Bishop Emeritus of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia
15 Sep 1985 Archbishop Patrick CoveneyApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Greece
29 Oct 1986 Bishop John Quinn Weitzel, M.M.Bishop Emeritus of Samoa-Pago Pago, American Samoa
15 Aug 1987 Bishop Amando SamoBishop of Caroline Islands, Federated States of Micronesia
22 Feb 1997 Bishop Stuart France O’Connell, S.M.Bishop Emeritus of Rarotonga, Cook Islands
21 Feb 1998 Archbishop Hubert CoppenrathArchbishop Emeritus of Papeete, French Polynesia
Most Junior
18 Feb 2017 Archbishop Jean-Pierre Edmond Cottanceau, SS.CC.Archbishop of Papeete, French Polynesia
14 Aug 2016 Bishop Ryan Pagente JimenezBishop of Chalan Kanoa, Northern Mariana Islands
22 Aug 2013 Bishop Peter Hugh Brown, C.SS.R.Bishop of Samoa-Pago Pago, American Samoa
8 Jun 2013 Archbishop Peter Loy ChongArchbishop of Suva, Fiji
16 Jul 2011 Bishop Paul Donoghue, S.M.Bishop of Rarotonga, Cook Islands
5 May 2011 Archbishop Michael Jude ByrnesCoadjutor Archbishop of Agaña, Guam
5 Feb 2011 Archbishop Savio Hon Tai-Fai, S.D.B.Secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, Roman Curia
4 Dec 2010 Bishop Pascal Chang-Soi, SS.CC.Bishop of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia
14 Feb 2010 Bishop Jean (John) Bosco Baremes, S.M.Bishop of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
16 Nov 2008 Archbishop Martin KrebsApostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
4 Oct 2007 Soane Patita Paini Cardinal MafiBishop of Tonga
7 Aug 2005 Bishop Ghislain Marie Raoul Suzanne de Rasilly, S.M.Bishop of Wallis et Futuna, Wallis and Futuna


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