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Encyclopedia > Francis Cardinal Spellman

Francis Joseph Cardinal Spellman, (4 May 18892 December 1967) was an American prelate, the ninth bishop and sixth archbishop of the Roman Catholic diocese of New York. He was born in Whitman, Massachusetts to William and Ellen (neé Conway) Spellman, graduated from Pontifical Urbanian Athenaeum in Rome, and was ordained a priest on 14 May 1916. He became Chancellor of the Boston Diocese in 1922, and was made a Monsignor and appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Boston, Massachusetts in July of 1932 and ordained on 8 September with the titular see of Sila. He was appointed Archbishop of New York on 15 April 1939, and on 11 December, appointed Archbishop for the Military Services. Spellman was elevated to cardinal (with the title of Ss. Giovanni e Paolo) on 18 February 1946, and served as archbishop until his death. He led the archdiocese through an extensive period of building the Catholic infrastructure, particularly the parochial schools. He is interred in the crypt under the altar of St. Patrick's Cathedral. Grand Prior of USA of the Sovereign Order of Malta. Grand Prior of America of the Military and Hospitaller Order of St. Lazarus A cardinal is a senior ecclesiastical official in the Roman Catholic Church, ranking just below the Pope and appointed by him as a member of the College of Cardinals during a consistory. ... May 4 is the 124th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (125th in leap years). ... 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... December 2 is the 336th day (337th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... Whitman is a town located in Plymouth County, Massachusetts. ... Nickname: The Eternal City Location within Province of Rome in the Region of Lazio Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Mayor of Rome Walter Veltroni Area    - City 1,285 Your Mom!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! km²  (496. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... September 8 is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years). ... When first appointed auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Honolulu in Hawaii, Joseph Anthony Ferrario became a titular bishop of the titular see of the ancient Egyptian city of Cusae. ... In Sanskrit, śīla is a term in Indian-derived systems such as Hinduism and Buddhism which is usually rendered into English as behavioral discipline, morality, or ethics (Tibetan tshul khrims). ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... December 11 is the 345th day (346th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Roman Catholic Archdiocese for the Military Services, also called the Military Ordinariate of the United States, is a special diocese canonically erected by Pope Pius XII in 1939 for members and others employed by the United States Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Navy. ... A cardinal is a senior ecclesiastical official in the Roman Catholic Church, ranking just below the Pope and appointed by him as a member of the College of Cardinals during a consistory. ... February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... St. ...


He is to date the longest-serving Archbishop of New York; he served in that position for over 28 years. St. ...


Quotes

"Spellman held his tongue in Rome, where it would be unwise to be indiscreet about the new pope (Pope John XXIII). But when he returned home, the Cardinal announced his disdain. 'He's no Pope,' Spellman scoffed to his aides. 'He should be selling bananas.'" [1] This article deals with the 20th-century pope. ...


See also

Preceded by:
Patrick Joseph Cardinal Hayes
Archbishop of New York
1939–1967
Succeeded by:
Terence James Cardinal Cooke
Preceded by:
John Francis O'Hara
Archbishop for the Military Services
1939–1967

... The following cardinals are among those who have entries in Wikipedia: William Cardinal Allen Juan Carlos Cardinal Aramburu Corrado Cardinal Bafile Henry Cardinal Beaufort Robert Bellarmine Giovanni Cardinal Benelli Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Thomas Cajetan Francisco Jimenez de Cisneros Godfried Cardinal Danneels Bernardin Cardinal Gantin James Cardinal Hickey Gustaaf Cardinal Joos... Cardinal Spellman is a private high school of Catholic denomination located in Brockton, Massachusetts. ... Patrick Joseph Hayes, later Patrick Cardinal Hayes, (November 20, 1867–September 4, 1938) was the eighth bishop (fifth archbishop) of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York. ... St. ... Terence James Cooke, later Terence Cardinal Cooke, (1 March 1921 - 6 October 1983) was the tenth bishop (seventh archbishop) of the Roman Catholic diocese of New York. ... John Francis Cardinal OHara, C.S.C, (1888 - 1960) was a U.S. educator and was made cardinal in 1958. ... The Roman Catholic Archdiocese for the Military Services, also called the Military Ordinariate of the United States, is a special diocese canonically erected by Pope Pius XII in 1939 for members and others employed by the United States Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Navy. ...

References

  1. ^ Cooney, John (1984). The American Pope: The Life and Times of Francis Cardinal Spellman. New York: New York Times Books, p.333. ISBN 0-440-10194-8.
  • Nicholas Von Hoffman, Citizen Cohn
  • Catholic Hierarchy: Francis Joseph Cardinal Spellman

 
 

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