|Name||Bernard Francis Law|
|Date of Birth||November 4, 1931|
|Place of Birth||Mexico|
Bernard Francis Law was born on November 4, 1931 in Mexico. He died on Dec 20, 2017 (age 86). Former Archbishop of Boston who stepped down in 2002 in the wake of allegations that he covered up sexual abuse within the Catholic Church.
He attended Harvard University and earned a degree in the history of the middle ages. During the 1960s, he was an activist for civil rights and was a member of both the Mississippi Leadership Conference and the Mississippi Human Relations Council. He also served as president of the Mississippi Human Relations Council. After serving as a pilot for the United States Army in World War I, his father settled down in Mexico and started an airline there after the war.
Bernard Francis Law, also known as Cardinal Law, is an American cardinal of the Catholic Church. He is the former Archbishop of Boston, a position he held from 1984 until he resigned in 2002 amid the Catholic Church sexual abuse scandal. In 2011, he was appointed as the Archpriest of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore by Pope Benedict XVI. As of 2020, Bernard Francis Law’s net worth is $15 million.