Catholic Bishops and Archbishops of Sydney

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Archdiocese of Sydney
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The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney has had a number of Bishops and Archbishops since 1842.[1]

List of Bishops[edit]

Order Name Title Date enthroned Reign ended Term of office Reason for term end Notes
1 John Bede Polding, OSB Bishop of Sydney 5 April 1842 22 April 1842 17 days Elevated to Archbishop of Sydney [2]

List of Archbishops[edit]

Order Name Title Date enthroned Reign ended Term of office Reason for term end Notes
1 John Bede Polding, OSB Archbishop of Sydney 22 April 1842 16 March 1877 34 years, 328 days Died in office [2]
2 Roger Bede Vaughan, OSB Coadjutor Archbishop of Sydney 28 February 1873 16 March 1877 4 years, 16 days Elevated to Archbishop of Sydney [3]
Archbishop of Sydney 16 March 1877 17 August 1883 6 years, 154 days Died in office
3 Patrick Cardinal Moran Archbishop of Sydney 14 March 1884 17 August 1911 27 years, 156 days Died in office [4]
Cardinal-Priest of Santa Susanna 27 July 1885 26 years, 21 days
4 Michael Kelly Coadjutor Archbishop of Sydney 16 July 1901 17 August 1911 10 years, 32 days Elevated to Archbishop of Sydney [5]
Archbishop of Sydney 17 August 1911 8 March 1940 28 years, 204 days Died in office
5 Sir Norman Cardinal Gilroy, KBE Coadjutor Archbishop of Sydney 1 July 1937 8 March 1940 2 years, 251 days Elevated to Archbishop of Sydney [6]
Archbishop of Sydney 8 March 1940 9 July 1971 31 years, 123 days Retired as Archbishop Emeritus of Sydney
Cardinal-Priest of Santi Quattro Coronati 18 February 1946 21 October 1977 31 years, 245 days Died in office
6 Sir James Cardinal Freeman, KBE Archbishop of Sydney 9 July 1971 12 February 1983 11 years, 218 days Retired as Archbishop Emeritus of Sydney [7]
Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria Regina Pacis in Ostia mare 5 March 1973 16 March 1991 18 years, 11 days Died in office
7 Edward Cardinal Clancy, AC Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney 25 October 1973 24 Nov 1978 3 years, 30 days Elevated to Archbishop of Canberra (and Goulburn) [8]
Archbishop of Sydney 12 February 1983 26 March 2001 18 years, 42 days Retired as Archbishop Emeritus of Sydney
Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria in Vallicella 28 June 1988 3 August 2014 26 years, 36 days Died in office
8 George Cardinal Pell, AC Archbishop of Sydney 26 March 2001 24 February 2014 12 years, 335 days Elevated to Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy [9]
Cardinal-Priest of Santa Maria Domenica Mazzarello 21 October 2003 11 years, 68 days
9 Anthony Fisher, OP Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney 3 September 2003 4 March 2010 6 years, 182 days Elevated to Bishop of Parramatta [10]
Bishop of Parramatta 4 March 2010 12 November 2014 4 years, 253 days Elevated to Archbishop of Sydney
Archbishop of Sydney 12 November 2014 present 46 days

Auxiliary Bishops of Sydney[edit]

Order Name Title Date enthroned Reign ended Term of office Reason for term end Notes
1 Joseph Higgins Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney 11 September 1888 4 May 1899 10 years, 235 days Elevated to Bishop of Rockhampton [11]
2 Michael Sheehan Coadjutor Archbishop of Sydney 22 February 1922 1 July 1937 15 years, 129 days Retired as Coadjutor Archbishop Emeritus of Sydney [12]
Coadjutor Archbishop Emeritus of Sydney 1 July 1937 1 March 1945 7 years, 243 days Died in office
3 Eris O'Brien Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney 5 February 1948 16 November 1953 5 years, 284 days Elevated to Archbishop of Canberra (and Goulburn) [13]
4 Patrick Lyons Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney 8 March 1950 11 October 1956 6 years, 217 days Elevated to Coadjutor Bishop of Sale [14]
5 James Patrick Carroll Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney 6 January 1954 23 July 1984 30 years, 199 days Retired as Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Sydney [15]
Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Sydney 23 July 1984 14 January 1995 10 years, 175 days Died in office
6 James Darcy Freeman
(later Sir James Cardinal Freeman, KBE)
Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney 9 December 1956 18 October 1968 11 years, 314 days Elevated to Bishop of Armidale [7]
7 Thomas William Muldoon Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney 1 March 1960 6 September 1982 22 years, 189 days Retired as Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Sydney [16]
Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Sydney 6 September 1982 13 January 1986 3 years, 129 days Died in office
8 Edward Francis Kelly, MSC Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney 6 February 1969 19 December 1975 6 years, 316 days Elevated to Bishop of Toowoomba [17]
9 Edward Bede Clancy
(later Edward Cardinal Clancy, AC)
Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney 23 October 1973 24 November 1978 5 years, 32 days Elevated to Archbishop of Canberra (and Goulburn) [8]
10 David Cremin Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney 25 October 1973 22 February 2005 31 years, 120 days Retired as Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Sydney [18]
Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Sydney 22 February 2005 present 9 years, 309 days incumbent
11 Bede Vincent Heather Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney 23 October 1973 24 November 1978 5 years, 32 days Elevated to Bishop of Parramatta [19]
12 John Edward Heaps Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney 4 September 1981 12 March 1992 10 years, 190 days Retired as Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Sydney [20]
Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Sydney 12 March 1992 21 June 2004 12 years, 101 days Died in office
13 Patrick Laurence Murphy Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney 20 December 1976 8 April 1986 9 years, 109 days Elevated to Bishop of Broken Bay [21]
14 Geoffrey Robinson Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney 23 January 1984 15 July 2004 20 years, 174 days Retired as Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Sydney [22]
Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Sydney 15 July 2004 present 10 years, 166 days incumbent
15 Peter Ingham Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney 24 May 1993 8 April 1986 8 years, 13 days Elevated to Bishop of Wollongong [23]
16 Julian Porteous Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney 16 July 2003 19 July 2013 10 years, 3 days Elevated to Archbishop of Hobart [24]
17 Anthony Fisher, OP Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney 3 September 2003 4 March 2010 6 years, 182 days Elevated to Bishop of Parramatta [10]
18 Terry Brady Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney 4 October 2007 9 June 2009 1 year, 248 days Elevated to Apostolic Administrator of Wilcannia-Forbes [25]
19 Peter Comensoli Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney 20 April 2011 27 February 2014 2 years, 313 days Elevated to Apostolic Administrator of Sydney [26]
Apostolic Administrator of Sydney 27 February 2014 20 November 2014 266 days Elevated to Bishop of Broken Bay

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archdiocese of Sydney". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 3 July 2011. Retrieved 26 September 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Archbishop John Bede Polding, O.S.B.". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 21 August 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Archbishop Roger William Bede Vaughan, O.S.B.". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 21 August 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "Patrick Francis Cardinal Moran". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 21 August 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  5. ^ "Archbishop Michael Kelly". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 27 September 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  6. ^ "Norman Thomas Cardinal Gilroy". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 8 March 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "James Darcy Cardinal Freeman". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 8 March 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "Edward Bede Cardinal Clancy". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 8 March 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  9. ^ "George Cardinal Pell". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 8 November 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "Archbishop Anthony Colin Joseph Fisher, O.P.". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 8 March 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  11. ^ "Bishop Joseph Higgins". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 21 August 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  12. ^ "Archbishop Michael Sheehan". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 21 August 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  13. ^ "Archbishop Eris Norman Michael O’Brien". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 21 August 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  14. ^ "Bishop Patrick Francis Lyons". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 21 August 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  15. ^ "Archbishop James Patrick Carroll". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 8 March 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  16. ^ "Bishop Thomas William Muldoon". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 21 August 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  17. ^ "Bishop Edward Francis Kelly, M.S.C.". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 8 March 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  18. ^ "Bishop David Cremin". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 8 November 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  19. ^ "Bishop Bede Vincent Heather". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 21 August 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  20. ^ "Bishop John Edward Heaps". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 21 August 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  21. ^ "Bishop Patrick Laurence Murphy". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 11 November 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  22. ^ "Bishop Geoffrey James Robinson". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 21 August 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  23. ^ "Bishop Peter William Ingham". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 8 November 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  24. ^ "Archbishop Julian Charles Porteous". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 21 August 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  25. ^ "Bishop Terence John Gerard Brady". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 21 August 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  26. ^ "Bishop Peter Andrew Comensoli". The Hierarchy of the Catholic Church. 21 August 2013. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 

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