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African American Bishops


Active African American Bishops

Most Reverend Edward K. Braxton
Bishop of Belleville
Most Reverend Roy E. Campbell, Jr.
Auxiliary Bishop of Washington
Most Reverend Fernand J. Cheri, OFM
Auxiliary Bishop of New Orleans
Most Reverend Shelton J. Fabre
Bishop of Houma-Thibodaux
Most Reverend Wilton D. Gregory
Archbishop of Atlanta
Most Reverend Curtis J. Guillory, SVD
Bishop of Beaumont
Most Reverend Martin D. Holley
Bishop of Memphis
Most Reverend George Murry, SJ
Bishop of Youngstown
Most Reverend Joseph N. Perry
Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago

Retired African American Bishops

Most Reverend Gordon D. Bennett, SJ
Bishop Emeritus, Diocese of Mandeville
Most Reverend Dominic Carmon, SVD
Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus, Archdiocese of New Orleans
Most Reverend Joseph L. Howze
Bishop Emeritus, Diocese of Biloxi
Most Reverend John H. Ricard, SSJ
Bishop Emeritus, Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee
Most Reverend Guy A. Sansaricq
Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus, Diocese of Brooklyn
Most Reverend J. Terry Steib, SVD
Bishop Emeritus, Diocese of Memphis
Most Reverend Elliot G. Thomas
Bishop Emeritus, Diocese of St. Thomas, VI

Deceased African American Bishops

Most Reverend James August Healy (1830-1900)
Most Reverend Raymond Rodly Caeser, SVD (1932-1987)
Most Reverend Harold R. Perry, SVD (1916-1991)
Most Reverend James P. Lyke, OFM (1939-1992)
Most Reverend Carl A. Fisher, SSJ (1945-1993)
Most Reverend Emerson J. Moore (1938-1995)
Most Reverend Joseph A. Francis, SVD (1923-1997)
Most Reverend Eugene A. Marino, SSJ (1934-2000)
Most Reverend Moses B. Anderson, SSE (1928-2013)
Most Reverend Leonard Olivier, SVD (1923-2014)

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