Cardinal Edward Michael Egan

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Ordained in the archdiocese of Chicago, Illinois on 15 December 1957. Auxiliary Bishop of New York, New York and Titular Bishop of Allegheny on 1 April 1985. Bishop of Bridgeport, Connecticut on 5 November 1988. Archbishop of New York, New York from 11 May 2000 until retirement on 23 February 2009. CardinalPriest of Ss. Giovanni e Paolo on 21 February 2001. Participated in the conclave of 2005 that elected Pope Benedict XVI.

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