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CountryAscendingTurns 75Bishops (134)
American Samoa American Samoa2022.11.09Bishop Peter Hugh Brown, C.SS.R. (74)Bishop Peter Hugh Brown, C.SS.R., Bishop of Samoa–Pago Pago (American Samoa)
Argentina Argentina2022.11.29Cardinal Mario Aurelio Poli (74)Cardinal Mario Aurelio Poli, Cardinal-Priest of S. Roberto Bellarmino, Metropolitan Archbishop of Buenos Aires (Argentina) and Ordinary of Argentina of the Eastern Rite (Argentina)
Australia Australia2022.04.19Bishop Terence John Gerard Brady (74)Bishop Terence John Gerard Brady, Titular Bishop of Talaptula and Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney (Australia)
2022.09.05Bishop Gerard Joseph Holohan (74)Bishop Gerard Joseph Holohan, Bishop of Bunbury (Australia)
Belgium Belgium2022.02.26Bishop Jean-Luc Hudsyn (74)Bishop Jean-Luc Hudsyn, Titular Bishop of Apt and Auxiliary Bishop of Mechelen–Brussel (Belgium)
2022.06.17Cardinal Jozef De Kesel (74)Cardinal Jozef De Kesel, Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Giovanni e Paolo, Metropolitan Archbishop of Mechelen–Brussel (Belgium), Military Ordinary of Belgium (Belgium) and President of Episcopal Conference of Belgium
Bolivia Bolivia2022.03.08Bishop Juan Vargas Aruquipa (74)Bishop Juan Vargas Aruquipa, Bishop of Coroico (Bolivia)
Brazil Brazil2022.01.24Bishop Romualdo Matias Kujawski (74)Bishop Romualdo Matias Kujawski, Bishop of Porto Nacional (Brazil)
2022.02.12Bishop Eduardo Zielski (74)Bishop Eduardo Zielski, Bishop of São Raimundo Nonato (Brazil)
2022.03.30Archbishop Jaime Vieira Rocha (74)Archbishop Jaime Vieira Rocha, Metropolitan Archbishop of Natal (Brazil)
2022.04.24Cardinal João Bráz de Aviz (74)Cardinal João Bráz de Aviz, Cardinal-Deacon of S. Elena fuori Porta Prenestina, Prefect of Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life and Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Brasília (Brazil)
2022.06.10Archbishop Fernando Antônio Saburido, O.S.B. (74)Archbishop Fernando Antônio Saburido, O.S.B., Metropolitan Archbishop of Olinda e Recife (Brazil)
2022.06.16Archbishop Jacinto Furtado de Brito Sobrinho (74)Archbishop Jacinto Furtado de Brito Sobrinho, Metropolitan Archbishop of Teresina (Brazil)
2022.07.01Bishop Giuliano Frigeni, P.I.M.E. (74)Bishop Giuliano Frigeni, P.I.M.E., Bishop of Parintins (Brazil)
2022.09.07Bishop José Ubiratan Lopes, O.F.M. Cap. (74)Bishop José Ubiratan Lopes, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop of Itaguaí (Brazil)
2022.10.13Bishop Mariano Manzana (74)Bishop Mariano Manzana, Bishop of Mossoró (Brazil)
2022.12.23Bishop Egidio Bisol (74)Bishop Egidio Bisol, Bishop of Afogados da Ingazeira (Brazil)
2023.01.17Bishop Derek John Christopher Byrne, S.P.S. (74)Bishop Derek John Christopher Byrne, S.P.S., Bishop of Primavera do Leste–Paranatinga (Brazil)
Burkina Faso Burkina Faso2022.10.12Bishop Joseph Sama (74)Bishop Joseph Sama, Bishop of Nouna (Burkina Faso)
Burundi Burundi2022.09.22Bishop Jean Ntagwarara (74)Bishop Jean Ntagwarara, Bishop of Bubanza (Burundi)
Canada Canada2022.05.27Bishop Gaétan Proulx, O.S.M. (74)Bishop Gaétan Proulx, O.S.M., Bishop of Gaspé (Canada)
2022.07.22Bishop Claude Champagne, O.M.I. (74)Bishop Claude Champagne, O.M.I., Bishop of Edmundston (Canada)
2022.10.13Archbishop Valéry Vienneau (74)Archbishop Valéry Vienneau, Metropolitan Archbishop of Moncton (Canada)
2022.11.25Bishop Noël Simard (74)Bishop Noël Simard, Bishop of Valleyfield (Canada)
Colombia Colombia2022.01.26Archbishop Orlando Antonio Corrales García (74)Archbishop Orlando Antonio Corrales García, Metropolitan Archbishop of Santa Fe de Antioquia (Colombia)
2022.03.20Bishop José Roberto Ospina Leongómez (74)Bishop José Roberto Ospina Leongómez, Bishop of Buga (Colombia)
2022.04.13Archbishop Oscar Urbina Ortega (74)Archbishop Oscar Urbina Ortega, Metropolitan Archbishop of Villavicencio (Colombia)
2022.05.11Bishop Luis Felipe Sánchez Aponte (74)Bishop Luis Felipe Sánchez Aponte, Bishop of Chiquinquirá (Colombia)
Congo-Kinshasa Congo-Kinshasa2022.04.04Bishop Janvier Kataka Luvete (74)Bishop Janvier Kataka Luvete, Bishop of Wamba (Congo-Kinshasa)
Croatia Croatia2022.03.17Archbishop Želimir Puljić (74)Archbishop Želimir Puljić, Archbishop of Zadar (Croatia) and President of Croatian Bishops’ Conference
2022.03.24Archbishop Marin Barišić (74)Archbishop Marin Barišić, Metropolitan Archbishop of Split–Makarska (Croatia)
2022.05.08Bishop Antun Škvorčević (74)Bishop Antun Škvorčević, Bishop of Požega (Croatia)
2023.01.01Archbishop Ivan Devčić (74)Archbishop Ivan Devčić, Metropolitan Archbishop of Rijeka (Croatia)
Curaçao Curaçao2022.06.08Bishop Luis Antonio Secco, S.D.B. (74)Bishop Luis Antonio Secco, S.D.B., Bishop of Willemstad (Curaçao)
Czechia Czechia2023.01.05Bishop František Václav Lobkowicz, O. Praem. (74)Bishop František Václav Lobkowicz, O. Praem., Bishop of Ostrava–Opava (Czechia)
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic2022.10.15Archbishop Freddy Antonio de Jesús Bretón Martínez (74)Archbishop Freddy Antonio de Jesús Bretón Martínez, Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago de los Caballeros (Dominican Republic) and President of Dominican Episcopal Conference
France France2022.02.21Bishop Yves Jean Marie Arsène Boivineau (74)Bishop Yves Jean Marie Arsène Boivineau, Bishop of Annecy (France)
2022.03.02Sr. Françoise Massy, F.M.M., Superior General of Franciscan Missionaries of Mary
2022.04.22Archbishop Pierre-Marie Joseph Carré (74)Archbishop Pierre-Marie Joseph Carré, Metropolitan Archbishop of Montpellier (France)
2022.09.14Bishop Jean-Louis-Henri-Maurice Papin (74)Bishop Jean-Louis-Henri-Maurice Papin, Bishop of Nancy (France)
2022.10.14Bishop Bernard Ginoux (74)Bishop Bernard Ginoux, Bishop of Montauban (France)
2022.12.03Archbishop Christophe Dufour (74)Archbishop Christophe Dufour, Archbishop of Aix (France)
Germany Germany2022.09.25Bishop Ulrich Boom (74)Bishop Ulrich Boom, Titular Bishop of Sullectum and Auxiliary Bishop of Würzburg (Germany)
2023Abbot Albert Schmidt, O.S.B. (74)Abbot Albert Schmidt, O.S.B., President of Beuronese Benedictine Congregation
Ghana Ghana2022.07.27Bishop Gabriel Akwasi Abiabo Mante (74)Bishop Gabriel Akwasi Abiabo Mante, Bishop of Jasikan (Ghana)
Guatemala Guatemala2022.07.16Cardinal Álvaro Leonel Ramazzini Imeri (74)Cardinal Álvaro Leonel Ramazzini Imeri, Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni Evangelista a Spinaceto and Bishop of Huehuetenango (Guatemala)
2022.12.08Bishop Mario Fiandri, S.D.B. (74)Bishop Mario Fiandri, S.D.B., Vicar Apostolic of El Petén (Guatemala) and Titular Bishop of Madarsuma
Hungary Hungary2022.02.12Bishop Ferenc Cserháti (74)Bishop Ferenc Cserháti, Titular Bishop of Centuria and Auxiliary Bishop of Esztergom–Budapest (Hungary)
India India2022.02.19Bishop Lourdes Daniel (74)Bishop Lourdes Daniel, Bishop of Nashik (India)
2022.04.22Bishop Thomas Thuruthimattam, C.S.T. (74)Bishop Thomas Thuruthimattam, C.S.T., Bishop of Gorakhpur of the Syro-Malabars (India)
2022.09.12Bishop Clement Tirkey (74)Bishop Clement Tirkey, Bishop of Jalpaiguri (India)
2022.10.08Bishop Devadass Ambrose Mariadoss (74)Bishop Devadass Ambrose Mariadoss, Bishop of Tanjore (India)
2022.11.21Archbishop Felix Toppo, S.J. (74)Archbishop Felix Toppo, S.J., Metropolitan Archbishop of Ranchi (India)
2023.01.18Bishop John Thomas Kattrukudiyil (74)Bishop John Thomas Kattrukudiyil, Bishop of Itanagar (India)
Indonesia Indonesia2022.02.23Archbishop Peter Turang (74)Archbishop Peter Turang, Metropolitan Archbishop of Kupang (Indonesia)
2022.07.07Bishop Petrus Boddeng Timang (74)Bishop Petrus Boddeng Timang, Bishop of Banjarmasin (Indonesia)
Italy Italy2022.01.20Archbishop Riccardo Fontana (74)Archbishop Riccardo Fontana, Archbishop-Bishop of Arezzo–Cortona–Sansepolcro (Italy)
2022.01.22Bishop Vincenzo Apicella (74)Bishop Vincenzo Apicella, Bishop of Velletri–Segni (Italy)
2022.02.25Cardinal Giuseppe Betori (74)Cardinal Giuseppe Betori, Cardinal-Priest of S. Marcello and Metropolitan Archbishop of Firenze (Italy)
2022.03.07Bishop Giuseppe Zenti (74)Bishop Giuseppe Zenti, Bishop of Verona (Italy)
2022.03.31Bishop Domenico Mogavero (74)Bishop Domenico Mogavero, Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy)
2022.04.06Bishop Domenico Cancian, F.A.M. (74)Bishop Domenico Cancian, F.A.M., Bishop of Città di Castello (Italy)
2022.04.08Archbishop Giovanni Tani (74)Archbishop Giovanni Tani, Archbishop of Urbino–Urbania–Sant’Angelo in Vado (Italy)
2022.05.13Bishop Lino Fumagalli (74)Bishop Lino Fumagalli, Bishop of Viterbo (Italy)
2022.06.15Bishop Beniamino Pizziol (74)Bishop Beniamino Pizziol, Bishop of Vicenza (Italy)
2022.07.14Bishop Lorenzo Loppa (74)Bishop Lorenzo Loppa, Bishop of Anagni–Alatri (Italy)
2022.08.01Bishop Romano Rossi (74)Bishop Romano Rossi, Bishop of Civita Castellana (Italy)
2022.09.05Archbishop Domenico Caliandro (74)Archbishop Domenico Caliandro, Archbishop of Brindisi–Ostuni (Italy)
2022.09.06Bishop Francesco Lambiasi (74)Bishop Francesco Lambiasi, Bishop of Rimini (Italy)
2022.09.08Bishop Giovanni Paolo Zedda (74)Bishop Giovanni Paolo Zedda, Bishop of Iglesias (Italy)
2022.09.29Archbishop Giampaolo Crepaldi (74)Archbishop Giampaolo Crepaldi, Archbishop-Bishop of Trieste (Italy)
2022.10.18Bishop Leonardo Bonanno (74)Bishop Leonardo Bonanno, Bishop of San Marco Argentano–Scalea (Italy)
2022.12.22Cardinal Marcello Semeraro (74)Cardinal Marcello Semeraro, Cardinal-Deacon of S. Maria in Domnica, Prefect of Congregation for the Causes of Saints, Apostolic Administrator of Santa Maria di Grottaferrata of the Italo-Albanese (Italy), Pontifical Delegate for Italian Basilian Order of Grottaferrata and Bishop emeritus of Albano (Italy)
2023.01.03Archbishop Donato Negro (74)Archbishop Donato Negro, Archbishop of Otranto (Italy)
2023.01.16Archbishop Giorgio Demetrio Gallaro (74)Archbishop Giorgio Demetrio Gallaro, Apostolic Administrator of Piana degli Albanesi of the Italo-Albanese (Italy), Secretary of Congregation for the Oriental Churches, Archbishop ad personam and Bishop emeritus of Piana degli Albanesi of the Italo-Albanese (Italy)
Japan Japan2022.07.08Bishop John Eijiro Suwa (74)Bishop John Eijiro Suwa (使徒ヨハネ諏訪榮治郎), Bishop of Takamatsu 高松 (Japan)
Lesotho Lesotho2022.08.14Bishop Augustinus Tumaole Bane, O.M.I. (74)Bishop Augustinus Tumaole Bane, O.M.I., Bishop of Leribe (Lesotho) and President of Lesotho Catholic Bishops’ Conference
Mexico Mexico2022.04.10Bishop Rafael Sandoval Sandoval, M.N.M. (74)Bishop Rafael Sandoval Sandoval, M.N.M., Bishop of Autlán (Mexico)
2022.07.16Archbishop Alfonso Cortés Contreras (74)Archbishop Alfonso Cortés Contreras, Metropolitan Archbishop of León (Mexico)
2022.09.18Bishop Oscar Armando Campos Contreras (74)Bishop Oscar Armando Campos Contreras, Bishop of Ciudad Guzmán (Mexico)
2022.12.20Bishop Alonso Gerardo Garza Treviño (74)Bishop Alonso Gerardo Garza Treviño, Bishop of Piedras Negras (Mexico)
Mozambique Mozambique2022.12.06Archbishop Francisco Chimoio, O.F.M. Cap. (74)Archbishop Francisco Chimoio, O.F.M. Cap., Metropolitan Archbishop of Maputo (Mozambique)
Nigeria Nigeria2022.03.10Bishop John ’Oke Afareha (74)Bishop John ’Oke Afareha, Bishop of Warri (Nigeria)
Paraguay Paraguay2022.04.23Bishop Heinz Wilhelm Steckling, O.M.I. (74)Bishop Heinz Wilhelm Steckling, O.M.I., Bishop of Ciudad del Este (Paraguay)
Peru Peru2022.03.13Bishop Fortunato Pablo Urcey, O.A.R. (74)Bishop Fortunato Pablo Urcey, O.A.R., Bishop-Prelate of Chota (Peru)
2022.09.02Bishop José Eduardo Velásquez Tarazona (74)Bishop José Eduardo Velásquez Tarazona, Bishop of Huaraz (Peru)
Philippines Philippines2022.06.11Bishop Francisco Mendoza De Leon (74)Bishop Francisco Mendoza De Leon, Bishop of Antipolo (Philippines)
2022.08.05Bishop Manolo Alarcon de los Santos (74)Bishop Manolo Alarcon de los Santos, Bishop of Virac (Philippines)
Poland Poland2022.04.22Bishop Paweł Stobrawa (74)Bishop Paweł Stobrawa, Titular Bishop of Eca and Auxiliary Bishop of Opole (Poland)
2022.12.18Bishop Jan Kopiec (74)Bishop Jan Kopiec, Bishop of Gliwice (Poland)
Portugal Portugal2022.05.05Cardinal António Augusto dos Santos Marto (74)Cardinal António Augusto dos Santos Marto, Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria sopra Minerva and Bishop of Leiria–Fátima (Portugal)
2022.11.06Bishop Manuel da Rocha Felício (74)Bishop Manuel da Rocha Felício, Bishop of Guarda (Portugal)
Rwanda Rwanda2022.02.02Bishop Smaragde Mbonyintege (74)Bishop Smaragde Mbonyintege, Bishop of Kabgayi (Rwanda) and President of Association of Episcopal Conferences of Central Africa
Senegal Senegal2022.12.22Bishop Ernest Sambou (74)Bishop Ernest Sambou, Bishop of Saint-Louis du Sénégal (Senegal)
Slovenia Slovenia2022.02.22Bishop Jurij Bizjak (74)Bishop Jurij Bizjak, Bishop of Koper (Slovenia)
Solomon Islands Solomon Islands2022.10.19Bishop Luciano Capelli, S.D.B. (74)Bishop Luciano Capelli, S.D.B., Bishop of Gizo (Solomon Islands)
South Africa South Africa2022.10.13Bishop Pius Mlungisi Dlungwane (74)Bishop Pius Mlungisi Dlungwane, Bishop of Mariannhill (South Africa)
2022.12.26Archbishop Buti Joseph Tlhagale, O.M.I. (74)Archbishop Buti Joseph Tlhagale, O.M.I., Metropolitan Archbishop of Johannesburg (South Africa)
2023.01.07Bishop Jan de Groef, M. Afr. (74)Bishop Jan de Groef, M. Afr., Bishop of Bethlehem (South Africa)
South Korea South Korea2022.02.21Archbishop Hyginus Kim Hee-joong (74)Archbishop Hyginus Kim Hee-joong (김희중 히지노 / 金熙中), Metropolitan Archbishop of Gwangju 광주 (South Korea)
2022.12.31Bishop Peter Lee Ki-heon (74)Bishop Peter Lee Ki-heon (이기헌 베드로 / 李基憲), Bishop of Uijeongbu 의정부 (South Korea)
Spain Spain2022.04.18Bishop Manuel Sánchez Monge (74)Bishop Manuel Sánchez Monge, Bishop of Santander (Spain)
2022.06.26Bishop Luis Quinteiro Fiuza (74)Bishop Luis Quinteiro Fiuza, Bishop of Tui–Vigo (Spain)
2022.07.07Bishop Juan Antonio Reig Plá (74)Bishop Juan Antonio Reig Plá, Bishop of Alcalá de Henares (Spain)
2022.10.23Bishop Agustín Cortés Soriano (74)Bishop Agustín Cortés Soriano, Bishop of Sant Feliu de Llobregat (Spain)
2022.10.26Bishop José María Yanguas Sanz (74)Bishop José María Yanguas Sanz, Bishop of Cuenca (Spain)
2022.12.20Archbishop Francisco Javier Martínez Fernández (74)Archbishop Francisco Javier Martínez Fernández, Metropolitan Archbishop of Granada (Spain)
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka2022.09.06Bishop Cletus Chandrasiri Perera, O.S.B. Silv. (74)Bishop Cletus Chandrasiri Perera, O.S.B. Silv., Bishop of Ratnapura (Sri Lanka)
2022.11.15Cardinal Albert Malcolm Ranjith Patabendige Don (74)Cardinal Albert Malcolm Ranjith Patabendige Don, Cardinal-Priest of S. Lorenzo in Lucina, Metropolitan Archbishop of Colombo (Sri Lanka) and Vice-President of Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences
Switzerland Switzerland2022.02.03Archbishop Emil Paul Tscherrig (74)Archbishop Emil Paul Tscherrig, Titular Archbishop of Voli, Apostolic Nuncio to San Marino and Apostolic Nuncio to Italy
2023Abbot Jean-Michel Girard, C.R.B. (74)Abbot Jean-Michel Girard, C.R.B., Abbot Primate of Confederation of Canons Regular of Saint Augustine and Superior General of Canons Regular of the Hospitaller Congregation of Great Saint Bernard
Syria Syria2022.08.03Bishop Georges Abou Khazen, O.F.M. (74)Bishop Georges Abou Khazen, O.F.M., Vicar Apostolic of Aleppo (Syria) and Titular Bishop of Rusadus
Tanzania Tanzania2022.05.08Bishop Desiderius Rwoma (74)Bishop Desiderius Rwoma, Bishop of Bukoba (Tanzania)
2023Archbishop Paul Runangaza Ruzoka (74)Archbishop Paul Runangaza Ruzoka, Metropolitan Archbishop of Tabora (Tanzania)
Turkiye Turkiye2022.09.22Bishop Paolo Bizzeti, S.J. (74)Bishop Paolo Bizzeti, S.J., Vicar Apostolic of Anatolia (Turkiye) and Titular Bishop of Tabæ
Uganda Uganda2022.06.29Archbishop John Baptist Odama (74)Archbishop John Baptist Odama, Metropolitan Archbishop of Gulu (Uganda)
Uruguay Uruguay2022.05.26Bishop Leopoldo Hermes Garin Bruzzone (74)Bishop Leopoldo Hermes Garin Bruzzone, Titular Bishop of Benepota and Auxiliary Bishop of Canelones (Uruguay)
2022.09.20Bishop Carlos María Collazzi Irazábal, S.D.B. (74)Bishop Carlos María Collazzi Irazábal, S.D.B., Bishop of Mercedes (Uruguay) and Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Uruguay
USA USA2022.01.21Bishop Thomas James Olmsted (74)Bishop Thomas James Olmsted, Bishop of Phoenix (USA), Apostolic Administrator of Holy Protection of Mary of Phoenix of the Ruthenians (USA) and First Vice-President of “Vox Clara” Committee
2022.02.06Bishop Mark Edward Brennan (74)Bishop Mark Edward Brennan, Bishop of Wheeling–Charleston (USA)
2022.03.03Bishop Daniel Robert Jenky, C.S.C. (74)Bishop Daniel Robert Jenky, C.S.C., Bishop of Peoria (USA)
2022.03.04Bishop Edward Michael Deliman (74)Bishop Edward Michael Deliman, Titular Bishop of Sufes and Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia (USA)
2022.05.28Bishop Ralph Walker Nickless (74)Bishop Ralph Walker Nickless, Bishop of Sioux City (USA)
2022.08.21Bishop Liam Stephen Cary (74)Bishop Liam Stephen Cary, Bishop of Baker (USA)
2022.08.24Bishop Ronald William Gainer (74)Bishop Ronald William Gainer, Bishop of Harrisburg (USA)
2022.09.02Cardinal Kevin Joseph Farrell (74)Cardinal Kevin Joseph Farrell, Cardinal-Deacon of S. Giuliano Martire, Prefect of Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life, Chamberlain of the Holy Roman Church of Apostolic Camera, President of Commission for Confidential Matters and Bishop emeritus of Dallas (USA)
2022.09.02Bishop Robert Charles Evans (74)Bishop Robert Charles Evans, Titular Bishop of Aquæ regiæ and Auxiliary Bishop of Providence (USA)
2022.10.09Bishop Donald Francis Hanchon (74)Bishop Donald Francis Hanchon, Titular Bishop of Horreomargum and Auxiliary Bishop of Detroit (USA)
2022.11.19Bishop Roy Edward Campbell (74)Bishop Roy Edward Campbell, Titular Bishop of Ucres and Auxiliary Bishop of Washington (USA)
2022.12.07Cardinal Wilton Daniel Gregory (74)Cardinal Wilton Daniel Gregory, Cardinal-Priest of Immacolata Concezione di Maria a Grottarossa and Metropolitan Archbishop of Washington (USA)
Venezuela Venezuela2022.04.25Archbishop Mariano José Parra Sandoval (74)Archbishop Mariano José Parra Sandoval, Metropolitan Archbishop of Coro (Venezuela)
2022.09.03Bishop José de la Trinidad Valera Angulo (74)Bishop José de la Trinidad Valera Angulo, Bishop of Guanare (Venezuela)
2022.10.23Bishop Saúl Figueroa Albornoz (74)Bishop Saúl Figueroa Albornoz, Bishop of Puerto Cabello (Venezuela)
Vietnam Vietnam2022.07.20Bishop Cosme Hoàng Văn Ðạt, S.J. (74)Bishop Cosme Hoàng Văn Ðạt, S.J., Bishop of Bac Ninh (Vietnam)

as of 2022.01.19

See Also

Non-Retired Bishops of age 75 or above

Retired Bishops under the age of 75

Youngest Bishops

Oldest Bishops

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