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Bishop Richard Phelan

Deceased

Bishop of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA


Events

DateAgeEventTitle
1 Jan 1828Born
4 May 185426.3Ordained PriestPriest of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
12 May 188557.3AppointedCoadjutor Bishop of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
12 May 188557.3AppointedTitular Bishop of Cibyra
2 Aug 188557.5Ordained BishopTitular Bishop of Cibyra
7 Dec 188961.9SucceededBishop of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
20 Dec 190476.9DiedBishop of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

MicroData Summary for Richard Phelan
Bishop Richard Phelan (born , died ) Bishop of Pittsburgh

EventPlace
Birth PlaceBallyragget, Diocese of Ossory, Ireland
Ordained BishopS. Paul, Cathedral, Pittsburgh, Diocese of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • a priest for 50.6 years
  • a bishop for 19.3 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

Source(s):
  • b/c2: Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 8, Page 204, and Page 457
  • b/c2+: Les Ordinations Épiscopales, Year 1885, Number 50

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