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Papua New Guinea

Seniority by Bishop Ordination


Ordained
Bishop
YearsNameCurrent Title
Most Senior
21 Jan 1967 Bishop Gérard-Joseph Deschamps, S.M.M.Bishop Emeritus of Bereina
2 Jul 1970 Bishop Desmond Charles Moore, M.S.C.Bishop Emeritus of Alotau-Sideia
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
15 Aug 1978 Archbishop Karl Hesse, M.S.C.Archbishop Emeritus of Rabaul
19 Mar 1980 Archbishop Benedict To VarpinArchbishop Emeritus of Madang
8 Sep 1982 Archbishop William Joseph Kurtz, S.V.D.Archbishop Emeritus of Madang
15 Aug 1984 Archbishop Michael Meier, S.V.D.Archbishop Emeritus of Mount Hagen
6 Oct 1985 Antonio Maria Cardinal VegliňPresident of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People, Roman Curia
13 Dec 1985 Bishop Paul John Marx, M.S.C.Bishop Emeritus of Kerema
10 Feb 1988 Archbishop Brian James Barnes, O.F.M.Archbishop Emeritus of Port Moresby
23 Feb 1989 Bishop Michael MaraiBishop Emeritus of Goroka
12 May 1991 Bishop Ambrose Kiapseni, M.S.C.Bishop of Kavieng
Most Junior
27 Apr 2013 Archbishop Michael Wallace BanachApostolic Nuncio to Papua New Guinea
17 Mar 2012 Archbishop Santo Rocco GangemiApostolic Nuncio to Guinea
4 Feb 2012 Bishop Donald Francis Lippert, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Mendi
3 Jul 2011 Bishop Rolando Crisostomo Santos, C.M.Bishop of Alotau-Sideia
9 Oct 2010 Bishop William R. Fey, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Kimbe
14 Feb 2010 Bishop Jean (John) Bosco Baremes, S.M.Bishop of Port-Vila, Vanuatu, Pacific (Oceania)
8 Mar 2008 Bishop John Doaninoel, S.M.Auxiliary Bishop of Honiara, Solomon Islands
30 Oct 2007 Bishop Otto SeparyBishop of Aitape
10 Sep 2007 Bishop Anton BalBishop of Kundiawa
5 May 2007 Bishop Christian Conrad Blouin, C.M.M.Bishop of Lae
6 Sep 2006 Bishop Bernard UnabaliBishop of Bougainville
23 May 2006 Archbishop Francisco Montecillo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to Tanzania

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