Douglas Warren (bishop)

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Douglas Joseph Warren
Bishop of Wilcannia-Forbes
Church Roman Catholic Church
See Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes
In office 1967 - 1994
Predecessor Thomas Martin Fox
Successor Barry Francis Collins
Ordination 20 December 1942
by Pietro Cardinal Fumasoni Biondi
Consecration 27 July 1964
by Norman Thomas Cardinal Gilroy
Personal details
Born (1919-03-21)21 March 1919
Canowindra, New South Wales, Australia Flag of Australia.svg
Died 6 February 2013(2013-02-06) (aged 93)

Douglas Joseph Warren (21 March 1919 – 6 February 2013) was an Australian bishop of the Roman Catholic Church. At the time of his death he was, at the age of 93, the oldest Australian Roman Catholic bishop.[1]

Warren was born in Canowindra, New South Wales, Australia and ordained a priest 20 December 1942, in the Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes. He was appointed auxiliary bishop of the same diocese, as well as titular bishop of Aquae Novae in Numidia, 16 June 1964, and ordained a bishop by Cardinal Sir Norman Thomas Gilroy 27 July 1964 and co-consecrators Bishop Bryan Gallagher of Port Pirie and Bishop Bernard Stewart of Sandhurst. He was appointed the diocesan bishop 26 September 1967, and held the post until his retirement, 30 March 1994.


  1. ^ "Death of Bishop Douglas Warren; funeral tomorrow". Parkes Champion-Post. 13 February 2013. Retrieved 2014-11-17. 

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