Catholic Bishops and Archbishops of Sydney

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Sydney has had a Catholic Archbishop since 1842.

List of incumbents[edit]

  1. John Bede Polding OSB, 1842-1877
  2. Roger Bede Vaughan OSB, 1877-1883
  3. Patrick Francis Moran, 1884-1911
  4. Michael Kelly, 1911-1940
  5. Norman Thomas Gilroy, 1940-1971
  6. James Darcy Freeman, 1971-1983
  7. Edward Bede Clancy, 1983-2001
  8. George Pell, 2001-2014

Auxiliary Bishops of Sydney[edit]

  1. John Bede Polding, OSB, 1842 (as Vicar Apostolic of New Holland, later Archbishop of Sydney)
  2. Joseph Higgins, 1888 - 1899
  3. Michael Sheehan, 1922 - 1937 (as Co-adjutor Archbishop)
  4. Eris Norman Michael O'Brien, 1948 - 1951
  5. Patrick Francis Lyons, 5 Apr 1950 -1956
  6. James Patrick Carroll, 1954 - 1984
  7. James Darcy Freeman, 1956 - 1968 (later Archbishop of Sydney)
  8. Thomas William Muldoon, 1960 - 1982
  9. Edward Francis Kelly MSC, 1969 - 1975
  10. Edward Bede Clancy, 1973 - 1978 (later Archbishop of Canberra and Goulburn, later Archbishop of Sydney)
  11. David Cremin, 1973 - 2005
  12. Bede Vincent Heather, 1979 - 1986 (later first Bishop of Parramatta)
  13. John Edward Heaps, 1981 - 1992
  14. Patrick Laurence Murphy, 1976 - 1986 (later first Bishop of Broken Bay)
  15. Geoffrey Robinson, 1984 - 2004
  16. Peter William Ingham, 1993 - 2001 (later Bishop of Wollongong)
  17. Julian Charles Porteous, 2003 - 2013 (later Archbishop of Hobart)
  18. Anthony Colin Fisher OP, 2003 - 2010 (later Bishop of Parramatta)
  19. Terence (Terry) John Brady, 2007 - present
  20. Peter Andrew Comensoli, 2011 - present

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