Sunday, February 09, 2003

Toledo's Bishop Hoffman dies at 70

Another Saint Meinrad alumn.

From the Morning Journal:

Hoffman died at 2:15 p.m. at the Ursuline Center, a nursing home where he had lived since being diagnosed with cancer in November, said Terrie Albert, an executive assistant to the bishop.

Hoffman had been head of the 322,938-member diocese since 1981. A native of Fremont, he was ordained a priest July 28, 1957.