Youngest and Oldest Bishops

Youngest BishopsAgeAscendingDate of Birth
LebanonBishop Robert Badichah, I.C.P.B. (41)Bishop Robert Badichah (Krikor), I.C.P.B.

Titular Bishop of Artvin of the Armenians

Auxiliary Bishop of Beirut of the Armenians (Lebanon)

411983.02.01
LebanonBishop Jules Boutros (41)Bishop Jules Boutros

Titular Bishop of Amida of the Syriacs

Bishop of Curia of the Syriacs

411982.12.28
IraqArchbishop Younan Hano (41)Archbishop Younan Hano (Qusay Mubarak Abdullah)

Archbishop of Mossul of the Syriacs (Iraq)

411982.09.10
UkraineBishop Mykola Semenyshyn (42)Bishop Mykola Semenyshyn

Titular Bishop of Iunca in Mauretania

Auxiliary Bishop of Ivano-Frankivsk of the Ukrainians (Ukraine)

421982.05.29
RomaniaBishop Cristian Dumitru Crişan (42)Bishop Cristian Dumitru Crişan

Titular Bishop of Abula

Auxiliary Bishop of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia of the Romanians (Romania)

Apostolic Visitator in Western Europe of the Romanians

421981.10.11
UkraineBishop Stepan Sus (42)Bishop Stepan Sus

Titular Bishop of Zygris

Bishop of Curia of the Ukrainians

421981.10.07
UkraineBishop Teodor Matsapula, I.V.E. (42)Bishop-elect Teodor Matsapula, I.V.E.

Bishop of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine)

421981.08.21
UkraineBishop Andriy Khimyak (43)Bishop Andriy Khimyak

Titular Bishop of Cuicul

Auxiliary Bishop of Kyiv of the Ukrainians (Ukraine)

Secretary of Synod of the Ukrainian Catholic Church

431981.04.13
ChileBishop Bernardo Andrés Álvarez Tapia (43)Bishop Bernardo Andrés Álvarez Tapia

Titular Bishop of Theuzi

Auxiliary Bishop of Concepción (Chile)

431980.08.04
UkraineBishop Maksim Ryabukha, S.D.B. (44)Bishop Maksim Ryabukha, S.D.B.

Titular Bishop of Stephaniacum

Auxiliary Bishop of Donets’k of the Ukrainians (Ukraine)

441980.05.18
PalestineBishop Yacoub Camil Afram Antoine Semaan (44)Bishop Yacoub Camil Afram Antoine Semaan

Patriarchal Exarch of Jerusalem (Palestine and Jordan) of the Syriacs (Palestine)

Titular Bishop of Hierapolis in Syria of the Syriacs

441980.05.02
AustraliaBishop Mykola Bychok, C.SS.R. (44)Bishop Mykola Bychok, C.SS.R.

Bishop of Saints Peter and Paul of Melbourne of the Ukrainians (Australia)

441980.02.13
SyriaBishop Rami Flavian Al-Kabalan (44)Bishop Rami Flavian Al-Kabalan

Titular Bishop of Arethusa of the Syriacs

Procurator at Rome of the Syriacs

Apostolic Visitator in Western Europe of the Syriacs

441979.07.17
UkraineBishop Petro Loza, C.SS.R. (45)Bishop Petro Loza, C.SS.R.

Titular Bishop of Panium

Auxiliary Bishop of Sokal–Zhovkva of the Ukrainians (Ukraine)

451979.06.03
PolandBishop Maciej Małyga (45)Bishop Maciej Małyga

Titular Bishop of Ulcinj

Auxiliary Bishop of Wrocław (Poland)

451979.05.11
UkraineBishop Ivan Kulyk (45)Bishop Ivan Kulyk

Bishop of Kamyanets-Podilsky of the Ukrainians (Ukraine)

451979.03.16
UkraineBishop Oleksandr Yazlovetskiy (45)Bishop Oleksandr Yazlovetskiy

Titular Bishop of Tulana

Auxiliary Bishop of Kyïv–Žytomyr (Ukraine)

451979.03.02
CroatiaBishop Milan Stipić (45)Bishop Milan Stipić

Bishop of Križevci of the Croatians (Croatia)

451978.12.28
PolandBishop Adrian Put (45)Bishop Adrian Put

Titular Bishop of Furnos minor

Auxiliary Bishop of Zielona Góra–Gorzów (Poland)

451978.11.04
ItalyArchbishop Vincenzo Turturro (45)Archbishop Vincenzo Turturro

Titular Archbishop of Ravello

Apostolic Nuncio to Paraguay

451978.10.07
PortugalBishop Alexandre Coutinho Lopes de Brito Palma (45)Bishop-elect Alexandre Coutinho Lopes de Brito Palma

Titular Bishop of Tepelta

Auxiliary Bishop of Lisboa (Portugal)

451978.08.11
CroatiaBishop Roko Glasnović (45)Bishop Roko Glasnović

Bishop of Dubrovnik (Croatia)

451978.07.02
UkraineBishop Eduard Kava, O.F.M. Conv. (46)Bishop Eduard Kava, O.F.M. Conv.

Titular Bishop of Cilibia

Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv (Ukraine)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Ukraine

461978.04.17
IranArchbishop Imad Khoshaba Gargees (46)Archbishop Imad Khoshaba Gargees

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tehran of the Chaldeans (Iran)

Patriarchal Administrator of Urmyā of the Chaldeans (Iran)

Patriarchal Administrator of Salmas of the Chaldeans (Iran)

461978.04.04
UkraineBishop Pavlo Honcharuk (46)Bishop Pavlo Honcharuk

Bishop of Kharkiv–Zaporizhia (Ukraine)

461978.01.16
HungaryBishop Benedek Szabolcs Fekete (46)Bishop Benedek Szabolcs Fekete

Titular Bishop of Baza

Auxiliary Bishop of Szombathely (Hungary)

461977.12.17
GuineaBishop Moïse Tinguiano (46)Bishop Moïse Tinguiano

Bishop of Boké (Guinea)

461977.12.11
South SudanBishop Christian Carlassare, M.C.C.J. (46)Bishop Christian Carlassare, M.C.C.J.

Bishop of Rumbek (South Sudan)

461977.10.01
EgyptBishop Élie Joseph Warde (46)Bishop Élie Joseph Warde

Bishop of Cairo of the Syriacs (Egypt)

Patriarchal Vicar of Sudan and South Sudan of the Syriacs (Sudan)

461977.09.28
SerbiaBishop Mirko Štefković (46)Bishop Mirko Štefković

Bishop of Zrenjanin (Serbia)

461977.09.24
GuatemalaBishop Tulio Omar Pérez Rivera (46)Bishop Tulio Omar Pérez Rivera

Titular Bishop of Filaca

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Guatemala (Guatemala)

461977.09.14
ItalyArchbishop Flavio Pace (46)Archbishop Flavio Pace

Titular Archbishop of Dolia

Secretary of Dicastery for Promoting Christian Unity

Vice-President of Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews

461977.07.29
ArgentinaBishop Juan Ignacio Liébana (47)Bishop Juan Ignacio Liébana

Bishop of Chascomús (Argentina)

471977.06.06
ItalyBishop Vito Piccinonna (47)Bishop Vito Piccinonna

Bishop of Rieti (Italy)

471977.06.01
BrazilBishop Agnaldo Temóteo da Silveira (47)Bishop-elect Agnaldo Temóteo da Silveira

Bishop of Garanhuns (Brazil)

471977.05.28
AlgeriaBishop Davide Carraro, P.I.M.E. (47)Bishop Davide Carraro, P.I.M.E.

Bishop of Oran (Algeria)

471977.01.26
AlbaniaArchbishop Arjan Dodaj (47)Archbishop Arjan Dodaj

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tiranë–Durrës (Albania)

471977.01.21
CubaBishop Eloy Ricardo Domínguez Martínez (47)Bishop Eloy Ricardo Domínguez Martínez

Titular Bishop of Nisa in Lycia

Auxiliary Bishop of La Habana (Cuba)

471977.01.04
USABishop Joseph Armando Espaillat (47)Bishop Joseph Armando Espaillat

Titular Bishop of Tagarbala

Auxiliary Bishop of New York (USA)

471976.12.27
KenyaBishop Henry Juma Odonya (47)Bishop Henry Juma Odonya

Bishop of Kitale (Kenya)

471976.12.10
PolandBishop Waldemar Musioł (47)Bishop Waldemar Musioł

Titular Bishop of Bagis

Auxiliary Bishop of Opole (Poland)

471976.11.10
USABishop Cristiano Guilherme Borro Barbosa (47)Bishop Cristiano Guilherme Borro Barbosa

Titular Bishop of Membressa

Auxiliary Bishop of Boston (USA)

471976.10.11
MexicoBishop Carlos Alberto Santos García (47)Bishop Carlos Alberto Santos García

Titular Bishop of Tamada

Auxiliary Bishop of Monterrey (Mexico)

471976.10.02
UkraineBishop Yosafat Moschych, C.M.S.A.A. (47)Bishop Yosafat Moschych, C.M.S.A.A.

Bishop of Chernivtsi of the Ukrainians (Ukraine)

471976.09.16
BrazilBishop Danival Milagres Coelho (47)Bishop Danival Milagres Coelho

Titular Bishop of Vatarba

Auxiliary Bishop of Goiânia (Brazil)

471976.09.04
UkraineBishop Volodymyr Hrutsa, C.SS.R. (47)Bishop Volodymyr Hrutsa, C.SS.R.

Titular Bishop of Bahanna

Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv of the Ukrainians (Ukraine)

471976.08.19
PolandBishop Piotr Przyborek (47)Bishop Piotr Przyborek

Titular Bishop of Musti in Numidia

Auxiliary Bishop of Gdańsk (Poland)

471976.06.28
MalawiBishop Yohane Suzgo Nyirenda (47)Bishop Yohane Suzgo Nyirenda

Titular Bishop of Catrum

Auxiliary Bishop of Mzuzu (Malawi)

471976.06.20
UkraineBishop Hryhoriy Komar (47)Bishop Hryhoriy Komar

Titular Bishop of Acci

Auxiliary Bishop of Sambir–Drohobych of the Ukrainians (Ukraine)

471976.06.19
IndiaBishop Antony Prince Panengaden (48)Bishop Antony Prince Panengaden

Bishop of Adilabad of the Syro-Malabars (India)

481976.05.13
UkraineBishop Volodymyr Firman (48)Bishop Volodymyr Firman

Titular Bishop of Limisa

Auxiliary Bishop of Ternopil–Zboriv of the Ukrainians (Ukraine)

481976.05.08
AlbaniaBishop Gjergj Meta (48)Bishop Gjergj Meta

Bishop of Rrëshen (Albania)

President of Episcopal Conference of Albania

481976.04.30
TanzaniaBishop Godfrey Jackson Mwasekaga (48)Bishop Godfrey Jackson Mwasekaga

Titular Bishop of Thuburbo minus

Auxiliary Bishop of Mbeya (Tanzania)

481976.03.07
FranceBishop Grégoire Drouot (48)Bishop Grégoire Drouot

Bishop of Nevers (France)

481976.03.06
IraqBishop Thabet Habib Yousif Al Mekko (48)Bishop Thabet Habib Yousif Al Mekko

Bishop of Alquoch of the Chaldeans (Iraq)

481976.02.14
ColombiaBishop Edgar Jesús Mejía Orozco (48)Bishop-elect Edgar Jesús Mejía Orozco

Titular Bishop of Zattara

Auxiliary Bishop of Barranquilla (Colombia)

481976.01.13
Congo-KinshasaBishop Lénard Ndjadi Ndjate, M.C.C.J. (48)Bishop Lénard Ndjadi Ndjate, M.C.C.J.

Titular Bishop of Casæ in Numidia

Auxiliary Bishop of Kisangani (Congo-Kinshasa)

481976.01.02
MalawiBishop Vincent Frederick Mwakhwawa (48)Bishop Vincent Frederick Mwakhwawa

Titular Bishop of Aquæ Thibilitanæ

Auxiliary Bishop of Lilongwe (Malawi)

481975.11.20
Congo-BrazzavilleBishop Toussaint Ngoma Foumanet, C.S.Sp. (48)Bishop Toussaint Ngoma Foumanet, C.S.Sp.

Bishop of Dolisie (Congo-Brazzaville)

481975.11.01
CanadaBishop Andriy Rabiy (48)Bishop Andriy Rabiy

Titular Bishop of Germaniciana

Auxiliary Bishop of Winnipeg of the Ukrainians (Canada)

481975.10.01
DominicaBishop Kendrick John Forbes (48)Bishop-elect Kendrick John Forbes

Bishop of Roseau (Dominica)

481975.08.20
SpainBishop José Antonio Álvarez Sánchez (48)Bishop-elect José Antonio Álvarez Sánchez

Titular Bishop of Vergi

Auxiliary Bishop of Madrid (Spain)

481975.08.03
KazakhstanBishop Yevgeniy Zinkovskiy (48)Bishop Yevgeniy Zinkovskiy

Titular Bishop of Maiuca

Auxiliary Bishop of Karaganda (Kazakhstan)

General Secretary of Bishops’ Conference of Central Asia

481975.07.27
ArgentinaBishop Federico Guillermo Wechsung (48)Bishop Federico Guillermo Wechsung

Titular Bishop of Pederodiana

Auxiliary Bishop of La Plata (Argentina)

481975.07.17
BrazilBishop Francisco Agamenilton Damascena (48)Bishop Francisco Agamenilton Damascena

Bishop of Rubiataba–Mozarlândia (Brazil)

481975.06.26
BelarusBishop Uladzimir Huliai (49)Bishop Uladzimir Huliai

Coadjutor Bishop of Grodno (Belarus)

491975.06.14
ColombiaBishop Juan Fernando Franco Sánchez (49)Bishop Juan Fernando Franco Sánchez

Bishop of Caldas (Colombia)

491975.06.01
KenyaBishop Peter Munguti Makau, I.M.C. (49)Bishop-elect Peter Munguti Makau, I.M.C.

Coadjutor Bishop of Isiolo (Kenya)

491975.05.06
MadagascarBishop Jean Désiré Razafinirina (49)Bishop Jean Désiré Razafinirina

Bishop of Morombe (Madagascar)

491975.05.05
USABishop Steven Joseph Lopes (49)Bishop Steven Joseph Lopes

Bishop-Ordinary of The Chair of Saint Peter (USA)

491975.04.22
BrazilBishop Edmar José da Silva (49)Bishop Edmar José da Silva

Titular Bishop of Garriana

Auxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte (Brazil)

491975.04.19
BrazilBishop Antônio Ederaldo de Santana (49)Bishop Antônio Ederaldo de Santana

Bishop of Irecê (Brazil)

491975.04.16
MexicoBishop Francisco Figueroa Cervantes (49)Bishop Francisco Figueroa Cervantes

Titular Bishop of Lamasba

Auxiliary Bishop of Zamora (Mexico)

491975.04.11
TunisiaArchbishop Nicolas Lhernould (49)Archbishop Nicolas Lhernould

Archbishop of Tunis (Tunisia)

Vice-President of Regional Episcopal Conference of North Africa

491975.03.23
NigeriaBishop John Bogna Bakeni (49)Bishop John Bogna Bakeni

Titular Bishop of Leptiminus

Auxiliary Bishop of Maiduguri (Nigeria)

491975.03.15
BoliviaBishop Basilio Mamani Quispe (49)Bishop Basilio Mamani Quispe

Titular Bishop of Naissus

Auxiliary Bishop of La Paz (Bolivia)

491975.03.14
BrazilBishop Cícero Alves de França (49)Bishop Cícero Alves de França

Titular Bishop of Missua

Auxiliary Bishop of São Paulo (Brazil)

491975.03.13
ItalyArchbishop Giordano Piccinotti, S.D.B. (49)Archbishop Giordano Piccinotti, S.D.B.

Titular Archbishop of Gradisca

President of Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See

Member of Commission for Confidential Matters

491975.02.23
USABishop Parsegh Baghdassarian, I.C.P.B. (49)Bishop Parsegh Baghdassarian (Manuel), I.C.P.B.

Titular Bishop of Comana Armeniæ

Auxiliary Bishop of Our Lady of Nareg in Glendale of the Armenians (USA)

491975.02.21
IraqBishop Felix Dawood Al Shabi (49)Bishop Felix Dawood Al Shabi

Bishop of Zakho of the Chaldeans (Iraq)

491975.01.19
ChinaBishop Stephen Xu Hong-wei (49)Bishop Stephen Xu Hong-wei (胥紅偉)

Coadjutor Bishop of Hanzhong 漢中 (China)

491975.01.16
BrazilBishop Reginei José Modolo (49)Bishop Reginei José Modolo

Titular Bishop of Macriana in Mauretania

Auxiliary Bishop of Curitiba (Brazil)

491975.01.07
IraqBishop Firas Dardar (49)Bishop Firas Dardar

Patriarchal Exarch of Basra and the Gulf of the Syriacs (Iraq)

Titular Bishop of Tagritum of the Syriacs

491975.01.03
PolandBishop Adam Piotr Bab (49)Bishop Adam Piotr Bab

Titular Bishop of Arna

Auxiliary Bishop of Lublin (Poland)

491974.12.30
KenyaBishop George Muthaka, O.F.M. Cap. (49)Bishop George Muthaka, O.F.M. Cap.

Bishop of Garissa (Kenya)

491974.12.28
BrazilBishop Adalberto Donadelli Júnior (49)Bishop-elect Adalberto Donadelli Júnior

Bishop of Rio do Sul (Brazil)

491974.12.26
SpainBishop Ramón Darío Valdivia Jiménez (49)Bishop Ramón Darío Valdivia Jiménez

Titular Bishop of Egabro

Auxiliary Bishop of Sevilla (Spain)

491974.12.16
MadagascarBishop Clément Herizo Rakotoasimbola, M.S. (49)Bishop-elect Clément Herizo Rakotoasimbola, M.S.

Bishop of Maintirano (Madagascar)

491974.11.27
MexicoBishop Francisco Javier Martínez Castillo (49)Bishop Francisco Javier Martínez Castillo

Titular Bishop of Nepte

Auxiliary Bishop of Puebla de los Ángeles (Mexico)

491974.11.22
SlovakiaArchbishop Jonáš Jozef Maxim, M.S.U. (49)Archbishop Jonáš Jozef Maxim, M.S.U.

Metropolitan of Prešov of the Slovaks (Slovakia)

President of Council of the Slovak Church

491974.11.21
BrazilBishop Aurélio Pinto de Sousa (49)Bishop Aurélio Pinto de Sousa

Bishop of Quixadá (Brazil)

491974.11.12
ItalyBishop Benoni Ambăruş (49)Bishop Benoni Ambăruş

Titular Bishop of Tronto

Auxiliary Bishop of the Vicariate of Rome of Roma (Italy)

491974.09.22
PeruBishop Edinson Edgardo Farfán Córdova, O.S.A. (49)Bishop Edinson Edgardo Farfán Córdova, O.S.A.

Bishop of Chiclayo (Peru)

Apostolic Administrator of Chuquibambilla (Peru)

491974.09.21
MalawiBishop Peter Adrian Chifukwa (49)Bishop Peter Adrian Chifukwa

Bishop of Dedza (Malawi)

491974.08.27
FranceBishop Loïc Lagadec (49)Bishop Loïc Lagadec

Titular Bishop of Carpentras

Auxiliary Bishop of Lyon (France)

491974.08.12
BelarusBishop Aliaksandr Yasheuski, S.D.B. (49)Bishop Aliaksandr Yasheuski, S.D.B.

Titular Bishop of Furnos maior

Auxiliary Bishop of Minsk–Mohilev (Belarus)

491974.08.06
ZimbabweBishop Eusebius Jelous Nyathi (49)Bishop Eusebius Jelous Nyathi

Bishop of Gokwe (Zimbabwe)

491974.08.02
BrazilBishop Adenis Roberto de Oliveira, S.d.P. (49)Bishop Adenis Roberto de Oliveira, S.d.P.

Titular Bishop of Hermiana

Auxiliary Bishop of Curitiba (Brazil)

491974.07.08
ColombiaBishop Farly Yovany Gil Betancur (49)Bishop Farly Yovany Gil Betancur

Bishop of Montelíbano (Colombia)

491974.06.29
TurkiyeBishop Massimiliano Palinuro (50)Bishop Massimiliano Palinuro

Vicar Apostolic of Istanbul (Turkiye)

Apostolic Administrator of Istanbul of the Greeks (Turkiye)

Patriarchal Administrator of Istanbul of the Greek-Melkites (Turkiye)

501974.06.10

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