Charles James McDonnell is confirmed dead at the age of 88.
Charles was best known as a American Roman Catholic bishop.
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Bishop Charles James McDonnell, Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Newark (USA), dies at 91

Charles James McDonnell
Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Newark
Titular Bishop of Pocofeltus
AppointedMarch 15, 1994
InstalledMay 12, 1994
Term endedMay 21, 2004
Other postsTitular Bishop of Pocofeltus
OrdinationMay 29, 1954
ConsecrationMay 21, 1994
by Theodore Edgar McCarrick, Peter Leo Gerety, and Michael Angelo Saltarelli
Personal details
Born (1928-07-07) July 7, 1928 (age 91)
Queens, New York
DiedFebruary 13, 2020
DenominationRoman Catholic
Styles of
Charles James McDonnell
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Spoken styleYour Excellency
Religious styleBishop
Charles James McDonnell (born July 7, 1928 โ€“ February 13, 2020) was an American retired Roman Catholic titular bishop of Pocofeltus and auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey.
1 Biography
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5 Episcopal succession
Born in Queens, New York, McDonnell was ordained for the Newark Archdiocese on May 29, 1954.
On March 15, 1994, he was named bishop and was consecrated as bishop on May 21, 1994. Bishop McDonnell retired on May 21, 2004.
See also
Biography portalCatholicism portalNew Jersey portal
Catholic Church hierarchy
Catholic Church in the United States
Historical list of the Catholic bishops of the United States
List of Catholic bishops of the United States
Lists of patriarchs, archbishops, and bishops
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