Youngest and Oldest Bishops

Oldest BishopsAgeDescendingDate of Birth
MexicoBishop José de Jesús Sahagún de la Parra (102)Bishop José de Jesús Sahagún de la Parra

Bishop emeritus of Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (Mexico)

1021922.01.01
USABishop René Henry Gracida (101)Bishop René Henry Gracida

Bishop emeritus of Corpus Christi (USA)

1011923.06.09
ItalyArchbishop Settimio Todisco (100)Archbishop Settimio Todisco

Archbishop emeritus of Brindisi–Ostuni (Italy)

1001924.05.10
South AfricaBishop Daniel Alphonse Omer Verstraete, O.M.I. (99)Bishop Daniel Alphonse Omer Verstraete, O.M.I.

Bishop emeritus of Klerksdorp (South Africa)

991924.07.31
BrazilBishop Manuel Edmilson da Cruz (99)Bishop Manuel Edmilson da Cruz

Bishop emeritus of Limoeiro do Norte (Brazil)

991924.10.03
BelgiumBishop Albert Jean Charles Ghislain Houssiau (99)Bishop Albert Jean Charles Ghislain Houssiau

Bishop emeritus of Liège (Belgium)

991924.11.02
EcuadorBishop Serafín Luis Alberto Cartagena Ocaña, O.F.M. (99)Bishop Serafín Luis Alberto Cartagena Ocaña, O.F.M.

Titular Bishop of Gibba

Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Zamora (Ecuador)

991924.11.07
South KoreaArchbishop Victorinus Youn Kong-hi (99)Archbishop Victorinus Youn Kong-hi (윤공희 빅토리노 / 尹恭熙)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Gwangju 광주 (South Korea)

991924.11.08
ItalyArchbishop Gaetano Bonicelli (99)Archbishop Gaetano Bonicelli

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Siena–Colle di Val d’Elsa–Montalcino (Italy)

991924.12.13
AngolaCardinal Alexandre do Nascimento (99)Cardinal Alexandre do Nascimento

Cardinal-Priest of S. Marco in Agro Laurentino

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Luanda (Angola)

991925.03.01
CanadaArchbishop James Hector MacDonald, C.S.C. (99)Archbishop James Hector MacDonald, C.S.C.

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Saint John’s, Newfoundland (Canada)

991925.04.28
ItalyArchbishop Angelo Acerbi (98)Archbishop Angelo Acerbi

Titular Archbishop of Zella

Prelate emeritus of Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta (Knights of Malta)

981925.09.23
FranceBishop Jacques Marie Sébastien de Saint-Blanquat (98)Bishop Jacques Marie Sébastien de Saint-Blanquat

Bishop emeritus of Montauban (France)

981925.11.21
USABishop John Robert Gorman (98)Bishop John Robert Gorman

Titular Bishop of Catula

Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Chicago (USA)

981925.12.11
ArgentinaCardinal Estanislao Esteban Karlic (98)Cardinal Estanislao Esteban Karlic

Cardinal-Priest of Beata Maria Addolorata a piazza Buenos Aires

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Paraná (Argentina)

981926.02.07
BrazilBishop Hildebrando Mendes Costa (98)Bishop Hildebrando Mendes Costa

Bishop emeritus of Estância (Brazil)

981926.06.16
BrazilArchbishop Heitor de Araújo Sales (97)Archbishop Heitor de Araújo Sales

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Natal (Brazil)

971926.07.29
BrazilArchbishop Pedro Antônio Marchetti Fedalto (97)Archbishop Pedro Antônio Marchetti Fedalto

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Curitiba (Brazil)

971926.08.11
EcuadorBishop Raúl Holguer López Mayorga (97)Bishop Raúl Holguer López Mayorga

Bishop emeritus of Latacunga (Ecuador)

971926.08.24
EthiopiaBishop Domenico Crescentino Marinozzi, O.F.M. Cap. (97)Bishop Domenico Crescentino Marinozzi, O.F.M. Cap.

Titular Bishop of Iucundiana

Vicar Apostolic emeritus of Soddo–Hosanna (Ethiopia)

971926.11.21
UgandaCardinal Emmanuel Wamala (97)Cardinal Emmanuel Wamala

Cardinal-Priest of S. Ugo

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Kampala (Uganda)

971926.12.15
South KoreaBishop Michael Pak Jeong-il (97)Bishop Michael Pak Jeong-il (박정일 미카엘 / 朴正一)

Bishop emeritus of Masan 마산 (South Korea)

971926.12.18
South KoreaBishop Paul Kim Tchang-ryeol (97)Bishop Paul Kim Tchang-ryeol (김창렬 바오로 / 金昌烈)

Bishop emeritus of Cheju 제주 (South Korea)

971927.01.25
PolandBishop Julian Andrzej Wojtkowski (97)Bishop Julian Andrzej Wojtkowski

Titular Bishop of Murustaga

Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Warmia (Poland)

971927.01.31
EcuadorBishop Victor Manuel Maldonado Barreno, O.F.M. (97)Bishop Victor Manuel Maldonado Barreno, O.F.M.

Titular Bishop of Ceramussa

Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Guayaquil (Ecuador)

971927.02.14
BrazilArchbishop Gilberto Pereira Lopes (97)Archbishop Gilberto Pereira Lopes

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Campinas (Brazil)

971927.02.14
USABishop Dominic Anthony Marconi (97)Bishop Dominic Anthony Marconi

Titular Bishop of Bure

Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Newark (USA)

971927.03.13
IndiaBishop Joseph Pallikaparampil (97)Bishop Joseph Pallikaparampil

Bishop emeritus of Palai of the Syro-Malabars (India)

971927.04.10
ArgentinaCardinal Luis Pascual Dri, O.F.M. Cap. (97)Cardinal Luis Pascual Dri, O.F.M. Cap.

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Angelo in Pescheria

971927.04.17
BrazilArchbishop Edvaldo Gonçalves Amaral, S.D.B. (97)Archbishop Edvaldo Gonçalves Amaral, S.D.B.

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Maceió (Brazil)

971927.05.25
USABishop Joseph Martin Sartoris (97)Bishop Joseph Martin Sartoris

Titular Bishop of Oliva

Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Los Angeles (USA)

971927.07.01
PolandBishop Kazimierz Romaniuk (96)Bishop Kazimierz Romaniuk

Bishop emeritus of Warszawa-Praga (Poland)

961927.08.21
ItalyArchbishop Edoardo Rovida (96)Archbishop Edoardo Rovida

Titular Archbishop of Taormina

961927.08.26
MyanmarBishop Abraham Than (96)Bishop Abraham Than

Bishop emeritus of Kengtung (Myanmar)

961927.09.21
MozambiqueCardinal Júlio Duarte Langa (96)Cardinal Júlio Duarte Langa

Cardinal-Priest of S. Gabriele dell’Addolorata

Bishop emeritus of Xai-Xai (Mozambique)

961927.10.27
USAArchbishop Daniel Anthony Cronin (96)Archbishop Daniel Anthony Cronin

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Hartford (USA)

961927.11.14
MadagascarBishop Raymond Razakarinvony (96)Bishop Raymond Razakarinvony

Bishop emeritus of Miarinarivo (Madagascar)

961927.11.19
PeruBishop Bernhard Franz Kühnel Langer, M.S.C. (96)Bishop Bernhard Franz Kühnel Langer, M.S.C.

Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Caravelí (Peru)

961927.12.04
ItalyBishop Vincenzo Rimedio (96)Bishop Vincenzo Rimedio

Bishop emeritus of Lamezia Terme (Italy)

961927.12.05
BrazilBishop Giovanni Zerbini, S.D.B. (96)Bishop Giovanni Zerbini, S.D.B.

Bishop emeritus of Guarapuava (Brazil)

961927.12.29
GermanyCardinal Friedrich Wetter (96)Cardinal Friedrich Wetter

Cardinal-Priest of S. Stefano al Monte Celio

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of München und Freising (Germany)

961928.02.20
USABishop Robert Joseph Banks (96)Bishop Robert Joseph Banks

Bishop emeritus of Green Bay (USA)

961928.02.26
USABishop John Stephen Cummins (96)Bishop John Stephen Cummins

Bishop emeritus of Oakland (USA)

961928.03.03
GermanyBishop Ernst Franz Gerd Werner Dicke (96)Bishop Ernst Franz Gerd Werner Dicke

Titular Bishop of Iria Flavia

Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Aachen (Germany)

961928.03.28
MalawiBishop Allan Chamgwera (96)Bishop Allan Chamgwera

Bishop emeritus of Zomba (Malawi)

961928.04.30
USABishop Louis Edward Gelineau (96)Bishop Louis Edward Gelineau

Bishop emeritus of Providence (USA)

961928.05.03
FranceBishop Jacques Joseph Marie Despierre, Prado (96)Bishop Jacques Joseph Marie Despierre, Prado

Bishop emeritus of Carcassonne (France)

961928.05.06
IsraelArchbishop Pierre Mouallem, M.S.P. (96)Archbishop Pierre Mouallem, M.S.P.

Archbishop emeritus of Akka of the Greek-Melkites (Israel)

961928.05.10
ChadArchbishop Charles Louis Joseph Vandame, S.J. (96)Archbishop Charles Louis Joseph Vandame, S.J.

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of N’Djaména (Chad)

961928.06.04
VietnamBishop Jean-Baptiste Bùi Tuần (96)Bishop Jean-Baptiste Bùi Tuần

Bishop emeritus of Long Xuyên (Vietnam)

961928.06.24
BrazilBishop Benedito Francisco de Albuquerque (95)Bishop Benedito Francisco de Albuquerque

Bishop emeritus of Itapipoca (Brazil)

951928.07.24
NetherlandsBishop Ronald Philippe Bär, O.S.B. (95)Bishop Ronald Philippe Bär, O.S.B.

Bishop emeritus of Rotterdam (Netherlands)

Military Ordinary emeritus of Netherlands (Netherlands)

951928.07.29
Costa RicaBishop Ignacio Nazareno Trejos Picado (95)Bishop Ignacio Nazareno Trejos Picado

Bishop emeritus of San Isidro de El General (Costa Rica)

951928.07.31
MalaysiaArchbishop Peter Chung Hoan Ting (95)Archbishop Peter Chung Hoan Ting (鍾萬庭)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Kuching (Malaysia)

951928.09.10
New ZealandBishop Owen John Dolan (95)Bishop Owen John Dolan

Coadjutor Bishop emeritus of Palmerston North (New Zealand)

951928.09.30
HungaryBishop István Katona (95)Bishop István Katona

Titular Bishop of Brescello

Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Eger (Hungary)

951928.10.03
BrazilBishop Francisco Barroso Filho (95)Bishop Francisco Barroso Filho

Bishop emeritus of Oliveira (Brazil)

951928.10.08
AlbaniaCardinal Ernest Simoni (95)Cardinal Ernest Simoni

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Maria della Scala

951928.10.18
TaiwanBishop Lucas Liu Hsien-tang (95)Bishop Lucas Liu Hsien-tang (劉獻堂)

Bishop emeritus of Hsinchu 新竹 (Taiwan)

951928.12.21
GermanyCardinal Walter Brandmüller (95)Cardinal Walter Brandmüller

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giuliano dei Fiamminghi pro hac vice Title

President emeritus of Pontifical Committee for Historical Sciences

951929.01.05
ChinaBishop Melchior Shi Hong-zhen (95)Bishop Melchior Shi Hong-zhen (石鴻禎)

Bishop of Tianjin 天津 (China)

951929.01.07
South AfricaBishop Fritz Lobinger (95)Bishop Fritz Lobinger

Bishop emeritus of Aliwal (South Africa)

951929.01.22
BrazilBishop Adalberto Paulo da Silva, O.F.M. Cap. (95)Bishop Adalberto Paulo da Silva, O.F.M. Cap.

Titular Bishop of Capsa

Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Fortaleza (Brazil)

951929.01.25
ThailandCardinal Michael Michai Kitbunchu (95)Cardinal Michael Michai Kitbunchu

Cardinal-Priest of S. Lorenzo in Panisperna

Protopriest of College of Cardinals

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Bangkok (Thailand)

951929.01.25
JamaicaArchbishop Edgerton Roland Clarke (95)Archbishop Edgerton Roland Clarke

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Kingston in Jamaica (Jamaica)

951929.02.14
GermanyBishop Leopold Nowak (95)Bishop Leopold Nowak

Bishop emeritus of Magdeburg (Germany)

951929.03.17
FranceArchbishop Georges Edmond Robert Gilson (95)Archbishop Georges Edmond Robert Gilson

Archbishop emeritus of Sens (France)

Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Mission de France (France)

951929.05.30
ItalyArchbishop Pier Giuliano Tiddia (95)Archbishop Pier Giuliano Tiddia

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Oristano (Italy)

951929.06.13
ItalyBishop Paolo Gillet (95)Bishop Paolo Gillet

Titular Bishop of Germa in Galatia

Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Albano (Italy)

951929.07.08
South KoreaBishop René Marie Albert Dupont, M.E.P. (94)Bishop René Marie Albert Dupont (두봉 레나도), M.E.P.

Bishop emeritus of Andong 안동 (South Korea)

941929.09.02
ChileArchbishop Patricio Infante Alfonso (94)Archbishop Patricio Infante Alfonso

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Antofagasta (Chile)

941929.10.09
ItalyBishop Angelo Mascheroni (94)Bishop Angelo Mascheroni

Titular Bishop of Foro Flaminio

Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Milano (Italy)

941929.10.13
CubaBishop Héctor Luis Lucas Peña Gómez (94)Bishop Héctor Luis Lucas Peña Gómez

Bishop emeritus of Holguín (Cuba)

941929.10.18
BrazilBishop Antônio de Souza, C.S.S. (94)Bishop Antônio de Souza, C.S.S.

Bishop emeritus of Assis (Brazil)

941929.10.21
ItalyBishop Vincenzo Zarri (94)Bishop Vincenzo Zarri

Bishop emeritus of Forlì–Bertinoro (Italy)

941929.10.23
FranceBishop Paul-Marie Joseph André Guillaume (94)Bishop Paul-Marie Joseph André Guillaume

Bishop emeritus of Saint-Dié (France)

941929.10.31
ColombiaArchbishop Ignacio José Gómez Aristizábal (94)Archbishop Ignacio José Gómez Aristizábal

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Santa Fe de Antioquia (Colombia)

941929.12.02
BrazilBishop José Geraldo Oliveira do Valle, C.S.S. (94)Bishop José Geraldo Oliveira do Valle, C.S.S.

Bishop emeritus of Guaxupé (Brazil)

941929.12.03
SpainBishop Ramón Buxarrais Ventura (94)Bishop Ramón Buxarrais Ventura

Bishop emeritus of Málaga (Spain)

941929.12.12
SpainBishop Victorio Oliver Domingo (94)Bishop Victorio Oliver Domingo

Bishop emeritus of Orihuela–Alicante (Spain)

941929.12.23
ChinaBishop Peter Zhuang Jian-jian (93)Bishop Peter Zhuang Jian-jian (莊建堅)

Bishop emeritus of Shantou 汕頭 (China)

931930
ChileBishop Miguel Caviedes Medina (94)Bishop Miguel Caviedes Medina

Bishop emeritus of Los Ángeles (Chile)

941930.01.30
FranceBishop Jean-Marie-Louis Bonfils, S.M.A. (94)Bishop Jean-Marie-Louis Bonfils, S.M.A.

Bishop emeritus of Nice (France)

941930.02.15
PhilippinesArchbishop Pedro Rosales Dean (94)Archbishop Pedro Rosales Dean

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Palo (Philippines)

941930.02.21
AustraliaBishop David Cremin (94)Bishop David Cremin

Titular Bishop of Cunga Féichin

Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Sydney (Australia)

941930.02.22
ItalyArchbishop Francesco Cuccarese (94)Archbishop Francesco Cuccarese

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Pescara–Penne (Italy)

941930.03.08
USACardinal Adam Joseph Maida (94)Cardinal Adam Joseph Maida

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Vitale, Valeria, Gervasio e Protasio

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Detroit (USA)

Ecclesiastical Superior emeritus of Cayman Islands (Cayman Islands)

941930.03.18
SpainCardinal Julián Herranz Casado (94)Cardinal Julián Herranz Casado

Cardinal-Priest of S. Eugenio pro hac vice Title

Supplementary Member emeritus of College for the review of appeals by clergy accused of delicta graviora

941930.03.31
BrazilBishop Adélio Giuseppe Tomasin, P.S.D.P. (94)Bishop Adélio Giuseppe Tomasin, P.S.D.P.

Bishop emeritus of Quixadá (Brazil)

941930.04.27
ChileBishop Juan Luis Ysern de Arce (94)Bishop Juan Luis Ysern de Arce

Bishop emeritus of San Carlos de Ancud (Chile)

941930.05.02
USABishop William Edwin Franklin (94)Bishop William Edwin Franklin

Bishop emeritus of Davenport (USA)

941930.05.03
USABishop Basil Harry Losten (94)Bishop Basil Harry Losten

Bishop emeritus of Stamford of the Ukrainians (USA)

941930.05.11
ItalyBishop Giuseppe Di Falco (94)Bishop Giuseppe Di Falco

Bishop emeritus of Sulmona–Valva (Italy)

941930.05.13
CanadaBishop Lawrence Sabatini, C.S. (94)Bishop Lawrence Sabatini, C.S.

Bishop emeritus of Kamloops (Canada)

941930.05.15
BrazilBishop José da Silva Chaves (94)Bishop José da Silva Chaves

Bishop emeritus of Uruaçu (Brazil)

941930.05.15
USABishop William Joseph Winter (94)Bishop William Joseph Winter

Titular Bishop of Uthina

Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Pittsburgh (USA)

941930.05.20
PortugalBishop Serafim de Sousa Ferreira e Silva (94)Bishop Serafim de Sousa Ferreira e Silva

Bishop emeritus of Leiria–Fátima (Portugal)

941930.06.16
IraqArchbishop Athanase Matti Shaba Matoka (94)Archbishop Athanase Matti Shaba Matoka

Archbishop emeritus of Baghdad of the Syriacs (Iraq)

941930.06.20
BrazilBishop Orlando Octacílio Dotti, O.F.M. Cap. (94)Bishop Orlando Octacílio Dotti, O.F.M. Cap.

Bishop emeritus of Vacaria (Brazil)

941930.06.22
HondurasBishop Raúl Corriveau, P.M.E. (94)Bishop Raúl Corriveau, P.M.E.

Bishop emeritus of Choluteca (Honduras)

941930.06.27

Last updated on 2024.07.17

See Also

Non-Retired Bishops of Age 75 or above

Non-Retired Bishops of Age 74

Cardinals by Age

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