Richard Cushing

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Richard James Cushing
Cardinal, Archbishop emeritus of Boston
InstalledSeptember 25, 1944
Term endedSeptember 8, 1970
PredecessorWilliam Henry O'Connell
SuccessorHumberto Sousa Medeiros
Other postsCardinal-Priest of Santa Susanna
OrdinationMay 26, 1921
by William Henry O'Connell
ConsecrationJune 29, 1939
by William Henry O'Connell
Created cardinalDecember 15, 1958
by John XXIII
Personal details
Birth nameRichard James Cushing
Born(1895-08-24)August 24, 1895
Boston, Massachusetts
DiedNovember 2, 1970(1970-11-02) (aged 75)
Boston, Massachusetts
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Richard James Cushing (August 24, 1895 – November 2, 1970) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He was Archbishop of Boston from 1944 to 1970 and was made a cardinal in 1958.[1][2]

Cushing died of cancer on November 2, 1970 in Boston, Massachusetts at the age of 75.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Cardinal Cushing Centers".
  2. "Jewish Leaders Express Sorrow at Death of Cardinal Cushing". Jewish Telegraphic Agency. 1970-11-04. Retrieved 2019-10-22.
  3. "Cardinal Cushing, 75, Dies Catholics Mourn Prelate". November 3, 1970. Retrieved 2019-10-22.