Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo

Obituary | Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo

RICHMOND, Va. — Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo of Richmond, Va., died at St. Mary's Hospital in Richmond Aug. 17 from heart and kidney failure. He was 75.

A funeral Mass for the bishop was celebrated Aug. 25 followed by entombment in the Cathedral Crypt.

A native of Philadelphia, he was named the 12th bishop of Richmond by St. John Paul II March 31, 2004. Before he was appointed to the Virginia diocese, he was the bishop of Honolulu. He also was a former auxiliary bishop in Scranton, Pa.

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