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Seniority by Bishop Ordination

YearsNameCurrent Title
Most Senior
30 Jun 1974 Archbishop Angelo AcerbiApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Netherlands
29 Jun 1977 Bishop Denis George BrowneBishop Emeritus of Hamilton in New Zealand
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 Emeritus of Agaña, Guam
7 Apr 1984 Bishop Robin Walsh Leamy, S.M.Bishop Emeritus of Rarotonga, Cook 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
21 Feb 1998 Archbishop Hubert CoppenrathArchbishop Emeritus of Papeete, French Polynesia
3 Jan 2003 Archbishop Alapati Lui Mata’eligaArchbishop of Samoa-Apia, Samoa
29 Jun 2003 Bishop Jean-Yves RiocreuxBishop Emeritus of Basse-Terre (et Pointe-à-Pitre), Guadeloupe, Antilles
29 Jun 2005 Archbishop Charles Daniel BalvoApostolic Nuncio to Czech Republic
Most Junior
24 Mar 2019 Bishop Susitino Sionepoe, S.M.Bishop of Wallis et Futuna, Wallis and Futuna
4 Feb 2018 Bishop Julio AngkelBishop of Caroline Islands, Federated States of Micronesia
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 Patrick Donoghue, S.M.Bishop of Rarotonga, Cook Islands
5 May 2011 Archbishop Michael Jude ByrnesArchbishop of Agaña, Guam
5 Feb 2011 Archbishop Savio Hon Tai-Fai, S.D.B.Apostolic Nuncio to Greece
4 Dec 2010 Bishop Pascal Chang-Soi, SS.CC.Bishop of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia
18 Mar 2010 Archbishop Novatus RugambwaApostolic Nuncio to New Zealand
14 Feb 2010 Bishop Jean (John) Bosco Baremes, S.M.Bishop of Port-Vila, Vanuatu


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