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Oldest and Youngest Bishops


BirthdateAgeNameCurrent Title
Oldest
5 Jul 1924 Edward Idris Cardinal CassidyPresident Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Roman Curia
31 Jul 1924 Bishop Daniel Alphonse Omer Verstraete, O.M.I.Bishop Emeritus of Klerksdorp
23 Aug 1924 Bishop Fulgence Werner Le Roy, O.S.B.Bishop Emeritus of Pietersburg
22 Jan 1929 Bishop Fritz LobingerBishop Emeritus of Aliwal
16 May 1931 Archbishop Blasco Francisco CollaçoApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to South Africa
21 Jun 1931 Bishop Hubert BucherBishop Emeritus of Bethlehem
23 Apr 1933 Archbishop George Francis DanielArchbishop Emeritus of Pretoria
13 May 1933 Bishop Joseph James Potocnak, S.C.I.Bishop Emeritus of De Aar
10 Mar 1934 Bishop Hugh Patrick Slattery, M.S.C.Bishop Emeritus of Tzaneen
24 May 1934 Bishop Edward Robert AdamsBishop Emeritus of Oudtshoorn
3 May 1935 Bishop Luc Julian MatthysBishop Emeritus of Armidale, Australia
20 Aug 1936 Bishop Herbert Nikolaus Lenhof, S.A.C.Bishop Emeritus of Queenstown
Youngest
24 Sep 1970 Abbot Anselm van der Linde, O. Cist.Abbot of Wettingen-Mehrerau, Austria
28 Apr 1966 Bishop Vincent Mduduzi Zungu, O.F.M.Bishop of Port Elizabeth
15 Apr 1964 Bishop Duncan Theodore TsokeAuxiliary Bishop of Johannesburg
12 May 1963 Archbishop Peter Bryan WellsApostolic Nuncio to South Africa
8 May 1961 Bishop José Luís Gerardo Ponce de León, I.M.C.Bishop of Manzini, Swaziland
3 Apr 1961 Bishop Victor Hlolo PhalanaBishop of Klerksdorp
27 Apr 1960 Bishop Sithembele Anton SipukaBishop of Umtata
27 Apr 1960 Bishop Stanisław Jan Dziuba, O.S.P.P.E.Bishop of Umzimkulu
6 Sep 1959 Bishop Dabula Anthony MpakoBishop of Queenstown
28 Jun 1958 Bishop Jeremiah Madimetja MaselaBishop of Polokwane
8 Feb 1958 Bishop Peter Leslie SmithAuxiliary Bishop of Portland in Oregon, USA
9 May 1957 Bishop Adam Leszek Musiałek, S.C.I.Bishop of De Aar

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