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John Cardinal O'Connor

John Cardinal O'ConnorAKA John Joseph O'Connor

Born: 15-Jan-1920
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 3-May-2000
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Cancer - Brain
Remains: Buried, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Manhattan, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Religion

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Archbishop of New York, 1984-2000

Military service: US Navy (Chaplain, 1952-79, ending as Chief of Chaplains)

Proclaimed that Catholics who supported abortion deserved excommunication, 1990.

    University: St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, Philadelphia
    University: MA Ethics, Villanova University
    University: PhD, Georgetown University (1970)

    Roman Catholic Cardinal 1985
    Roman Catholic Archbishop New York (1984-2000)
    Roman Catholic Bishop Scranton, PA (1983-84)
    Roman Catholic Bishop Curzola (titular, 1979-83)
    Knights of Malta
    Congressional Gold Medal 2000
    Prostate Surgery (May-1993)
    Brain Surgery

Author of books:
A Chaplain Looks at Vietnam (1968)
In Defense of Life (1981)
His Eminence and Hizzoner (1989, with Ed Koch)

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