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Cardinal Joseph MacRory
Birth: Mar. 19, 1861
Death: Oct. 13, 1945

Religious Figure. Born in Ballygowley, near Armagh, he studied at Saint Patrick's College, in Armagh and at Saint Patrick's College, in Maynooth. He was ordained, on September 13, 1885, in Maynooth. He was the first president of the Dungannon Academy, in 1886 to 1887. He was a Faculty member of Oscott College, from 1887 to 1889, and of Saint Patrick's College, in Maynooth, from 1889 to1915, the last three years serving as vice-president. In 1906, he was one of founders of "The Irish Theological Quarterly." He was elected bishop of Down and Connors, on August 9, 1915, and consecrated, on November 14, 1915, by Cardinal Michael Logue, archbishop of Armagh. He was a member of the Irish Convention, in 1917-1918. On June 22, 1928, he was promoted to the metropolitan and primatial see of Armagh. Pope Pius XI created him cardinal priest, on December 16, 1929. He acted as papal legate at the laying of the foundation stone of Liverpool's cathedral, on May 25, 1933 and also to the National Eucharistic Congress, in Melbourne (Australia), on October 18, 1934. He participated in the conclave of 1939 electing Pope Pius XII. He died in Armagh. (bio by: Guy Gagnon) 
 
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Saint Patrick's Roman Catholic Cathedral
Armagh
County Armagh, Northern Ireland
 
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Originally Created by: Guy Gagnon
Record added: Jun 01, 2003
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Cardinal Joseph MacRory
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