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Francis Xavier Irwin

Francis Xavier Irwin Catholic bishop

Catholic bishop
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Intro Catholic bishop
Countries United States of America
Occupations Priest
Gender male
Birth 9 January 1934 (Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)
Francis Xavier Irwin
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Biography

Francis Xavier Irwin (born January 9, 1934) is a retired American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who is the Titular Bishop of Ubaza and served as Auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Boston from 1996 to 2009.

Biography

Irwin was born in Medford, Massachusetts. He was ordained a priest by Richard J. Cardinal Cushing in 1960.

He was consecrated a bishop on September 17, 1996 and served as Regional Bishop of the North Region of the Archdiocese of Boston.

On October 20, 2009, Pope Benedict XVI accepted his request for retirement from office, submitted on the date of his 75th birthday as required by the Code of Canon Law

Episcopal succession

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Boston
2009–Present
Succeeded by
incumbent
Preceded by
Auxiliary Bishop of Boston
1996–2009
Succeeded by
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http://www.bostoncatholic.org/
http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/bishop/birwin.html
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