John Francis Dearden

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Birthday
15, 1907
Birthplace
Rhode Island
Death Date
Aug 1, 1988 (80)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
15, 1907
Birthplace
Rhode Island
Death Date
Aug 1, 1988 (80)

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American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who served as the Archbishop of Detroit from 1958 to 1980.

Before Fame

He studied to become a priest at St. Mary's Seminary from 1925 to 1929.

Trivia

The Wanderer, a Roman Catholic weekly newspaper, called him "a major heretic" and "one of the worst the Catholic Church has ever suffered from."

Family Life

He was the oldest of five children.

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He was a cardinal elector in the October 1978 papal conclave that selected Pope John Paul II.

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