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Flynn, Harry J. (Harry Joseph), 1933-2019

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Personal name headingFlynn, Harry J. (Harry Joseph), 1933-2019
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See alsoCatholic Church. Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Archbishop (1995-2008 : Flynn)
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Associated placeAlbany (N.Y.) Lafayette (La.) Minneapolis (Minn.) Saint Paul (Minn.)
Birth date1933-05-02
Death date2019-09-22
Place of birthSchenectady (N.Y.)
Place of deathSaint Paul (Minn.)
Field of activityCatholic Church
AffiliationCatholic Church. Diocese of Albany (N.Y.) Catholic Church. Diocese of Lafayette (La.) Catholic Church. Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis
Profession or occupationPriests Bishops
Found inOCLC, May 11, 2008 (hdgs.: Flynn, Harry J.; Flynn, Harry J. (Harry Joseph), 1933- ; usage: Harry J. Flynn; Archbishop Harry J. Flynn)
Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis website, May 11, 2008: meet the bishops/Most Reverend Harry J. Flynn, D.D. (Archbishop Harry J. Flynn; b. May 2, 1933, in Schenectady, N.Y.)
Wikipedia, May 11, 2008 (Harry Flynn; Harry Joseph Flynn (b. 2 May 1933 in Schenectady, N.Y.); American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church, Archbishop Emeritus of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis)
Pioneer Press, September 24, 2019 (online), viewed on September 24, 2019 : article "Former Archbishop Harry Flynn dies at 86" (Most Rev. Harry Joseph Flynn; male; former Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis; died Sunday night [September 22, 2019]; known for social justice causes and efforts to help the church recover from scandal; ordained into priesthood in 1960; worked in the Diocese of Albany [New York] as pastor, teacher, spiritual leader before ordained as bishop in 1986; served as bishop in the Diocese of Lafayette, La. from 1986-1994; came to Minnesota in 1994 to succeed Archbishop John Roach in St. Paul and Minneapolis; became diocese's seventh Archbishop in 1995; resigned in 2008; in 2002-2005, led U.S. bishops' Ad Hoc Committee on Sexual Abuse; served as chairman on University of St. Thomas Board of Trustees and on St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity [Board]; retired from St. Thomas Board in 2013 following accusations concerning mishandling of the Church's sex abuse scandal)
Catholic News Agency, Sep 23 2019 (online), viewed on September 24, 2019: article "Archbishop Harry Flynn dies at 86" (died in the St. Paul rectory where he was fighting bone cancer; ordained priest May 18, 1960; appointed coadjutor bishop of Lafayette, Louisiana, April 19, 1986; became leader of Lafayette diocese in May 1989; installed as Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis in September 1995)