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Bishop Richard Gerard Lennon

The Most Rev. Richard Gerard Lennon, bishop emeritus of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland, died on Tuesday morning, October 29 after having received the prayerful support and consolation of the sacraments. He was 72.

The Holy Father, via the Apostolic Nunciature in Washington D.C., sent his heartfelt condolences on the death of Bishop Richard Lennon.  Pope Francis joins with the people of the diocese in commending his soul to our heavenly Father and imparts his Apostolic Blessing.  

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