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D'Alton, John Francis

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Born: 1882 AD
Died: 1963 AD, at 80 years of age.

Nationality: Irish
Categories: Clergymen

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1882 - Born in Claremorris, County Mayo, Ireland, on the 11th of October, at the height of the Land Wars in Ireland.

 

1908 - He was ordained Catholic priest on 18th of April.

 

1942 - D'Alton become Coadjutor Bishop of Meath on 25th of April.

 

1943-1946 - On 16th June, he became Catholic bishop of Meath.

 

1946 - He transferred to become Catholic archbishop of Armagh on 13th of June.

 

1953 - Archbishop D'Alton was raised to the cardinalate on 12th of January.

 

1963 - D'Alton died in Ara Coeli, the residence of the Archbishop of Armagh, on 1st of February.

 

 

 


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