Roger Mahony

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His Eminence Roger Michael Mahony
Cardinal,
Archbishop Emeritus of Los Angeles
ArchdioceseLos Angeles
AppointedJuly 12, 1985
EnthronedSeptember 5, 1985
Reign endedMarch 1, 2011
PredecessorTimothy Manning
SuccessorJosé Horacio Gómez
Other postsCardinal-Priest of Ss. Quattro Coronati
Orders
OrdinationMay 1, 1962
ConsecrationMarch 19, 1975
by Hugh Aloysius Donohoe, William Robert Johnson, and John Stephen Cummins
Created CardinalJune 28, 1991
RankCardinal-Priest
Personal details
Birth nameRoger Michael Mahony
Born (1936-02-27) February 27, 1936 (age 83)
Los Angeles, California, United States
NationalityAmerican
DenominationRoman Catholic
ParentsVictor and Loretta Mahony
Previous post
MottoTo reconcile God's people

Roger Michael Cardinal Mahony KGCHS (born February 27, 1936) is an American cardinal and retired prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.

Mahony served as Archbishop of Los Angeles from 1985 to 2011. Before his appointment as Los Angeles archbishop, he served as Auxiliary Bishop of Fresno from 1975 to 1980 and as Bishop of Stockton from 1980 to 1985.

In 2011, Mahony retired because he reached the age of 75 and was replaced by José Horacio Gómez.[1]

References[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]

  • "Mahony Card. Roger Michael". Holy See Press Office. Archived from the original on September 4, 2017. Retrieved November 4, 2017.
  • Mahony's blog
  • Archdiocese of Los Angeles website
  • Mahony's speech at the National Press Club, delivered May 25, 2000
  • "Called By God To Help", editorial by Mahony in The New York Times, published 2006-03-22
  • "Los Angeles Cardinal Hid Abuse, Files Show" New York Times, January 21, 2013
  • Landsberg, Mitchell (February 23, 2011). "Roger Mahony leaves a mixed legacy: Once seen as a possible candidate for pope, the cardinal's career was derailed by the church sex scandal". Los Angeles Times.