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Buddy, Charles Francis

Born: 1887 AD
Died: 1966 AD, at 78 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Bishops


1887 - Born on October 4th in Saint Joseph, Missouri. American Catholic Bishop.

1914 - He was ordained as a priest of Saint Joseph, Missouri on September 19th.

1936 - Appointed and ordained as the bishop of San Diego, California on December 21st.

1939 - Bishop Charles F. Buddy of the San Diego Roman Catholic Diocese elected to remove the Spanish-speaking priests from the two predominantly Mexican parishes in his diocese.

1949 - He founded the University of San Diego, a Catholic Co-educational University, and established many Elementary and Secondary Schools and social services for the poor in the diocese.

1966 - Died on March 5th in San Diego, California.


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