Sunday, October 24, 2004

Cardinal Hickey Dies (RIP)

From Cardinal James Hickey Dies at 84 (washingtonpost.com):

"Cardinal James Aloysius Hickey, 84, a champion of orthodoxy in church dogma and a compassionate shepherd of the area's half million Roman Catholics while head of the Washington Archdiocese for 20 years, died this morning at a nursing home in Washington.

His health had been in decline for the past year."