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Pacific (Oceania)

Seniority by Priestly Ordination

YearsNameCurrent Title
Most Senior
27 Mar 1948 Archbishop Angelo AcerbiApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Netherlands
11 Jun 1955 Bishop John Quinn Weitzel, M.M.Bishop Emeritus of Samoa-Pago Pago, American Samoa
27 Jun 1957 Archbishop Hubert CoppenrathArchbishop Emeritus of Papeete, French Polynesia
21 Jul 1958 Bishop Robin Walsh Leamy, S.M.Bishop Emeritus of Rarotonga, Cook Islands
21 Feb 1959 Archbishop Patrick CoveneyApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Greece
30 Jun 1962 Bishop Denis George BrowneBishop Emeritus of Hamilton in New Zealand
27 Jun 1964 Bishop Guy André Dominique Marie Chevalier, SS.CC.Bishop Emeritus of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia
6 Feb 1971 Bishop Ghislain Marie Raoul Suzanne de Rasilly, S.M.Bishop Emeritus of Wallis et Futuna, Wallis and Futuna
28 Dec 1971 Father Raymundo Sabio, M.S.C.Prefect Emeritus of Marshall Islands
26 Aug 1972 Archbishop Anthony Sablan Apuron, O.F.M. Cap.Archbishop Emeritus of Agaña, Guam
28 Apr 1973 Archbishop Michel-Marie-Bernard Calvet, S.M.Archbishop of Nouméa, New Caledonia
4 May 1974 Father James C. Gould, S.J.Prefect Emeritus of Marshall Islands
Most Junior
9 Jun 2004 Father Ariel Galido, M.S.C.Prefect of Marshall Islands
8 Dec 2003 Bishop Ryan Pagente JimenezBishop of Chalan Kanoa, Northern Mariana Islands
4 Feb 2000 Bishop Pascal Chang-Soi, SS.CC.Bishop of Taiohae o Tefenuaenata, French Polynesia
2 Jan 1997 Father Oliver Pugoy Aro, M.S.P.Superior Emeritus of Tokelau
25 May 1996 Archbishop Michael Jude ByrnesArchbishop of Agaña, Guam
28 Nov 1993 Bishop Susitino Sionepoe, S.M.Bishop of Wallis et Futuna, Wallis and Futuna
11 Jan 1992 Archbishop Peter Loy ChongArchbishop of Suva, Fiji
29 Jun 1991 Soane Patita Paini Cardinal MafiBishop of Tonga
4 Aug 1988 Father Reynaldo B. Getalado, M.S.P.Superior of Funafuti, Tuvalu
4 Dec 1987 Bishop Jean (John) Bosco Baremes, S.M.Bishop of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
10 Oct 1987 Bishop Jean-Marie Charles André Le VertAuxiliary Bishop of Bordeaux (-Bazas), France
20 Jun 1987 Father Koru TitoBishop-Elect of Tarawa and Nauru, Kiribati


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