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Youngest and Oldest Bishops

Youngest BishopsAgeAscendingDate of Birth
UkraineBishop Yosafat Moschych, C.M.S.A.A. (40)Bishop Yosafat Moschych, C.M.S.A.A.

Titular Bishop of Pulcheriopolis

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

401976.09.16
UkraineBishop Volodymyr Hrutsa, C.SS.R. (40)Bishop Volodymyr Hrutsa, C.SS.R.

Titular Bishop of Bahanna

Auxiliary Bishop of Lviv of the Ukrainians (Ukraine)

401976.08.19
UkraineBishop Hryhoriy Komar (40)Bishop Hryhoriy Komar

Titular Bishop of Acci

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

401976.06.19
IndiaBishop Antony Prince Panengaden (40)Bishop Antony Prince Panengaden

Bishop of Adilabad of the Syro-Malabars (India)

401976.05.13
USABishop Steven Joseph Lopes (41)Bishop Steven Joseph Lopes

Bishop of The Chair of Saint Peter (USA)

411975.04.22
BelarusBishop Aliaksandr Yasheuski, S.D.B. (42)Bishop Aliaksandr Yasheuski, S.D.B.

Titular Bishop of Furnos maior

Auxiliary Bishop of Minsk–Mohilev (Belarus)

421974.08.06
UkraineBishop Teodor Martynyuk, M.S.U. (43)Bishop Teodor Martynyuk (Taras), M.S.U.

Titular Bishop of Mopta

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

431974.02.01
SlovakiaBishop Marek Forgáč (43)Bishop Marek Forgáč

Titular Bishop of Seleuciana

Auxiliary Bishop of Košice (Slovakia)

431974.01.21
SlovakiaBishop Milan Lach, S.J. (43)Bishop Milan Lach, S.J.

Titular Bishop of Ostracine

Auxiliary Bishop of Prešov of the Slovaks (Slovakia)

431973.11.18
MexicoBishop Oscar Efraín Tamez Villareal (43)Bishop Oscar Efraín Tamez Villareal

Titular Bishop of Madaurus

Auxiliary Bishop of Monterrey (Mexico)

431973.09.04
LithuaniaBishop Linas Vodopjanovas, O.F.M. (43)Bishop Linas Vodopjanovas (Genadijus), O.F.M.

Bishop of Panevėžys (Lithuania)

431973.06.08
UkraineBishop Nil Yuriy Lushchak, O.F.M. (43)Bishop Nil Yuriy Lushchak, O.F.M.

Titular Bishop of Flenucleta

Auxiliary Bishop of Mukacheve of the Ruthenians (Ukraine)

431973.05.22
LebanonArchbishop Eduard Daher, B.C. (43)Archbishop Eduard Daher, B.C.

Archbishop of Tripoli of the Greek-Melkites (Lebanon)

431973.04.23
UkraineBishop Bohdan Manyshyn (44)Bishop Bohdan Manyshyn

Titular Bishop of Lesvi

Auxiliary Bishop of Stryj of the Ukrainians (Ukraine)

441972.10.24
GuineaBishop Alexis Aly Tagbino (44)Bishop Alexis Aly Tagbino

Titular Bishop of Cuicul

Auxiliary Bishop of Kankan (Guinea)

441972.10.17
IraqBishop Saad Sirop (44)Bishop Saad Sirop

Titular Bishop of Hirta

Apostolic Visitor in Europe of the Chaldeans

441972.09.06
RomaniaBishop Claudiu-Lucian Pop (44)Bishop Claudiu-Lucian Pop

Titular Bishop of Mariamme

Bishop of Curia of the Romanians

441972.07.22
ColombiaBishop Jaime Cristóbal Abril González (44)Bishop Jaime Cristóbal Abril González

Titular Bishop of Putia in Byzacena

Auxiliary Bishop of Nueva Pamplona (Colombia)

441972.07.17
Central African RepublicBishop Richard Appora-Ngalanibé, O.P. (44)Bishop-elect Richard Appora-Ngalanibé, O.P.

Coadjutor Bishop of Bambari (Central African Republic)

441972.04.03
BelarusBishop Aleh Butkevich (44)Bishop Aleh Butkevich

Bishop of Vitebsk (Belarus)

Vice-President of Catholic Episcopal Conference of Belarus

441972.03.18
LithuaniaBishop Kęstutis Kėvalas (45)Bishop Kęstutis Kėvalas

Titular Bishop of Abziri

Auxiliary Bishop of Kaunas (Lithuania)

451972.02.17
EcuadorBishop Skiper Bladimir Yánez Calvachi (45)Bishop Skiper Bladimir Yánez Calvachi

Bishop of Guaranda (Ecuador)

451972.02.05
IndiaBishop Thomas Tharayil (45)Bishop-elect Thomas Tharayil (Tomy)

Titular Bishop of Agrippias

Auxiliary Bishop of Changanacherry of the Syro-Malabars (India)

451972.02.02
USABishop Adam John Parker (45)Bishop Adam John Parker

Titular Bishop of Tasaccora

Auxiliary Bishop of Baltimore (USA)

451972.01.13
EgyptBishop Emmanuel Ayad Bishay (45)Bishop Emmanuel Ayad Bishay

Bishop of Luqsor of the Copts (Egypt)

451972.01.05
Northern Mariana IslandsBishop Ryan P. Jimenez (45)Bishop Ryan P. Jimenez

Bishop of Chalan Kanoa (Northern Mariana Islands)

451971.12.18
IndiaBishop Christudas Rajappan (45)Bishop Christudas Rajappan

Titular Bishop of Avitta Bibba

Auxiliary Bishop of Trivandrum (India)

451971.11.25
LatviaBishop Viktors Stulpins (45)Bishop Viktors Stulpins

Bishop of Liepāja (Latvia)

451971.09.26
CameroonBishop Michael Miabesue Bibi (45)Bishop-elect Michael Miabesue Bibi

Titular Bishop of Amudarsa

Auxiliary Bishop of Bamenda (Cameroon)

451971.07.28
BrazilBishop Geovane Luís da Silva (45)Bishop-elect Geovane Luís da Silva

Titular Bishop of Mons in Numidia

Auxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte (Brazil)

451971.06.21
ParaguayBishop Gabriel Narciso Escobar Ayala, S.D.B. (45)Bishop Gabriel Narciso Escobar Ayala, S.D.B.

Vicar Apostolic of Chaco Paraguayo (Paraguay)

Titular Bishop of Media

451971.06.18
USABishop Bohdan John Danylo (45)Bishop Bohdan John Danylo

Bishop of Saint Josaphat in Parma of the Ukrainians (USA)

451971.05.27
ZambiaBishop Patrick Chisanga, O.F.M. Conv. (45)Bishop Patrick Chisanga, O.F.M. Conv.

Bishop of Mansa (Zambia)

451971.05.16
SyriaArchbishop Joseph Tobji (45)Archbishop Joseph Tobji

Archbishop of Aleppo of the Maronites (Syria)

451971.03.28
ChinaBishop Joseph Zhang Yin-lin (45)Bishop Joseph Zhang Yin-lin (張銀林)

Bishop of Jixian 級縣 (China)

451971.03.27
AustraliaBishop Richard James Umbers (45)Bishop Richard James Umbers

Titular Bishop of Thala

Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney (Australia)

451971.03.17
PolandBishop Mirosław Milewski (46)Bishop Mirosław Milewski

Titular Bishop of Villa nova

Auxiliary Bishop of Płock (Poland)

461971.02.26
BrazilBishop Ricardo Hoepers (46)Bishop Ricardo Hoepers

Bishop of Rio Grande (Brazil)

461970.12.16
NigeriaBishop Bulus Dauwa Yohanna (46)Bishop Bulus Dauwa Yohanna

Vicar Apostolic of Kontagora (Nigeria)

Titular Bishop of Scebatiana

461970.12.15
RomaniaBishop Mihai Cătălin Frăţilă (46)Bishop Mihai Cătălin Frăţilă

Bishop of Sfântul Vasile cel Mare de Bucureşti of the Romanians (Romania)

461970.12.10
PolandBishop Wojciech Tomasz Osial (46)Bishop Wojciech Tomasz Osial

Titular Bishop of Cediæ

Auxiliary Bishop of Łowicz (Poland)

461970.11.19
EritreaBishop Fikremariam Hagos Tsalim (46)Bishop Fikremariam Hagos Tsalim

Bishop of Segheneyti of the Eritreans (Eritrea)

461970.10.23
MexicoBishop Juan Armando Pérez Talamantes (46)Bishop Juan Armando Pérez Talamantes

Titular Bishop of Auzegera

Auxiliary Bishop of Monterrey (Mexico)

461970.10.12
UkraineBishop Mykhaylo Bubniy, C.SS.R. (46)Bishop Mykhaylo Bubniy, C.SS.R.

Archiepiscopal Exarch of Odessa of the Ukrainians (Ukraine)

Titular Bishop of Thubursicum-Bure

Archiepiscopal Administrator of Krym of the Ukrainians (Ukraine)

461970.09.16
Papua New GuineaBishop Pedro Baquero, S.D.B. (46)Bishop-elect Pedro Baquero, S.D.B.

Bishop of Kerema (Papua New Guinea)

461970.09.15
CanadaBishop Thomas Dowd (46)Bishop Thomas Dowd

Titular Bishop of Treba

Auxiliary Bishop of Montréal (Canada)

461970.09.11
GermanyBishop Rupert Graf zu Stolberg (46)Bishop Rupert Graf zu Stolberg

Titular Bishop of Sassura

Auxiliary Bishop of München und Freising (Germany)

461970.07.29
ArgentinaBishop Gustavo Alejandro Montini (46)Bishop Gustavo Alejandro Montini

Bishop of Santo Tomé (Argentina)

461970.07.27
CambodiaBishop Olivier Michel Marie Schmitthaeusler, M.E.P. (46)Bishop Olivier Michel Marie Schmitthaeusler, M.E.P.

Vicar Apostolic of Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

Titular Bishop of Catabum castra

President of Episcopal Conference of Laos and Cambodia

461970.06.26
ChinaBishop John Lei Jia-pei (46)Bishop John Lei Jia-pei (雷家培)

Bishop of Ningyuan 寧遠 (China)

461970.06
IraqBishop Basel Yaldo (46)Bishop Basel Yaldo

Titular Bishop of Bethzabda

Auxiliary Bishop of Babylon of the Chaldeans (Iraq)

461970.05.23
USABishop Frank Kalabat (46)Bishop Frank Kalabat

Bishop of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Detroit of the Chaldeans (USA)

461970.05.13
PolandBishop Leszek Leszkiewicz (46)Bishop Leszek Leszkiewicz

Titular Bishop of Bossa

Auxiliary Bishop of Tarnów (Poland)

461970.05.10
UkraineMajor Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk (46)Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk

Major Archbishop of Kyiv–Halyč of the Ukrainians (Ukraine)

President of Synod of the Ukrainian Catholic Church

461970.05.05
ColombiaBishop Marco Antonio Merchán Ladino (46)Bishop Marco Antonio Merchán Ladino

Bishop of Vélez (Colombia)

461970.04.28
ColombiaBishop Jaime Uriel Sanabria Arias (46)Bishop Jaime Uriel Sanabria Arias

Vicar Apostolic of San Andrés y Providencia (Colombia)

Titular Bishop of Burca

461970.04.17
ChinaBishop Joseph Yang Yong-qiang (46)Bishop Joseph Yang Yong-qiang (楊永強)

Bishop of Zhoucun 周村 (China)

461970.04.11
ChinaBishop John Wang Ren-lei (46)Bishop John Wang Ren-lei (王仁雷)

Bishop of Xuzhou 徐州 (China)

461970.04
LebanonBishop Joseph Mouawad (46)Bishop Joseph Mouawad

Bishop of Zahlé of the Maronites (Lebanon)

461970.03.26
EcuadorBishop Eduardo José Castillo Pino (46)Bishop Eduardo José Castillo Pino

Titular Bishop of Tarasa in Byzacena

Auxiliary Bishop of Portoviejo (Ecuador)

461970.03.21
Central African RepublicBishop Nestor-Désiré Nongo-Aziagbia, S.M.A. (46)Bishop Nestor-Désiré Nongo-Aziagbia, S.M.A.

Bishop of Bossangoa (Central African Republic)

Vice-President of Central African Episcopal Conference

461970.03.06
Central African RepublicBishop Cyr-Nestor Yapaupa (47)Bishop Cyr-Nestor Yapaupa

Bishop of Alindao (Central African Republic)

471970.02.26
BelarusBishop Yury Kasabutski (47)Bishop Yury Kasabutski

Titular Bishop of Scilium

Auxiliary Bishop of Minsk–Mohilev (Belarus)

471970.02.15
CanadaBishop Christian Riesbeck, C.C. (47)Bishop Christian Riesbeck, C.C.

Titular Bishop of Tipasa in Numidia

Auxiliary Bishop of Ottawa (Canada)

471970.02.07
GermanyBishop Florian Wörner (47)Bishop Florian Wörner

Titular Bishop of Hierpiniana

Auxiliary Bishop of Augsburg (Germany)

471970.02.05
ChinaBishop Joseph Shen Bin (47)Bishop Joseph Shen Bin (沈斌)

Bishop of Haimen 海門 (China)

471970.02
GermanyBishop Michael Gerber (47)Bishop Michael Gerber

Titular Bishop of Migirpa

Auxiliary Bishop of Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany)

471970.01.17
PeruBishop David Martínez De Aguirre Guinea, O.P. (47)Bishop David Martínez De Aguirre Guinea, O.P.

Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Maldonado (Peru)

Titular Bishop of Izirzada

471970.01.10
South SudanBishop Santo Loku Pio Doggale (47)Bishop Santo Loku Pio Doggale

Titular Bishop of Equizetum

Auxiliary Bishop of Juba (South Sudan)

471969.12.28
NigeriaBishop Stephen Dami Mamza (47)Bishop Stephen Dami Mamza

Bishop of Yola (Nigeria)

471969.11.30
Dominican RepublicBishop Carlos Tomás Morel Diplán (47)Bishop Carlos Tomás Morel Diplán

Titular Bishop of Capo della Foresta

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago de los Caballeros (Dominican Republic)

471969.11.02
PhilippinesBishop Severo Cagatan Caermare (47)Bishop Severo Cagatan Caermare

Bishop of Dipolog (Philippines)

471969.10.22
MartiniqueArchbishop David Macaire, O.P. (47)Archbishop David Macaire, O.P.

Metropolitan Archbishop of Fort-de-France–Saint-Pierre (Martinique)

471969.10.20
BrazilBishop Adelar Baruffi (47)Bishop Adelar Baruffi

Bishop of Cruz Alta (Brazil)

471969.10.19
RomaniaBishop Vasile Bizău (47)Bishop Vasile Bizău

Bishop of Maramureş of the Romanians (Romania)

471969.10.14
BrazilBishop Francisco Edimilson Neves Ferreira (47)Bishop-elect Francisco Edimilson Neves Ferreira

Bishop of Tianguá (Brazil)

471969.10.03
BrazilBishop Rubival Cabral Britto, O.F.M. Cap. (47)Bishop Rubival Cabral Britto, O.F.M. Cap.

Bishop of Grajaú (Brazil)

471969.07.21
CameroonBishop Emmanuel Abbo (47)Bishop Emmanuel Abbo

Bishop of Ngaoundéré (Cameroon)

471969.07.17
ColombiaBishop Joaquím Humberto Pinzón Güiza, I.M.C. (47)Bishop Joaquím Humberto Pinzón Güiza, I.M.C.

Vicar Apostolic of Puerto Leguízamo–Solano (Colombia)

Titular Bishop of Otočac

471969.07.03
CameroonBishop Abraham Kome (47)Bishop Abraham Kome

Bishop of Bafang (Cameroon)

471969.07.02

as of 2017.02.27

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