Florentin Crihălmeanu

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Florentin Crihălmeanu (17 September 1959 – 12 January 2021) was a Romanian Greek Catholic hierarch. He was born in Iași, Romania. He became a priest in September 1990. He was named auxiliary bishop of the Cluj-Gherla Diocese in November 1996 by Pope John Paul II. In 2002, he became Bishop of Cluj-Gherla.[1]

Crihălmeanu died on 12 January 2021 of COVID-19 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania at the age of 61.[2]

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  1. (in Romanian) PS Florentin Crihălmeanu at the Romanian Church United with Rome, Greek-Catholic site; accessed May 28, 2012
  2. (in Romanian) Horea Stoica, “A murit episcopul Florentin Crihălmeanu, infectat cu Covid-19”, Știri de Cluj; January 12, 2021