Gerald Richard Barnes

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Birthday
22, 1945
Birthplace
Phoenix, AZ
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
22, 1945 (age 73)
Birthplace
Phoenix, AZ

About

Roman Catholic religious leader who became the second Bishop of San Bernardino, California in 1995.

Before Fame

He was ordained as a priest in the Archdiocese of San Antonio in 1975.

Trivia

He became a well-known proponent of immigration reform and served as chairman of both the Committee on Migration and Refugee Services and the Committee on Hispanic Affairs.

Family Life

He was born in Phoenix, Arizona, and he grew up working in his parents' East Los Angeles grocery store.

Associated With

His contemporary and fellow Roman Catholic prelate, Joseph Kurtz, became the fourth Archbishop of Louisville, Kentucky in 2007.