John Joseph O’Connor Death, Bio

Name John Joseph O’Connor
Date of Birth January 15, 1920
Place of Birth Pennsylvania

John Joseph O'Connor


John Joseph O’Connor was born on January 15, 1920 in Pennsylvania. He died on May 3, 2000 (age 80). He was a prelate of the Catholic Church in the United States and served as the Archbishop of New York from 1984 until his death in the year 2000.

During the Korean War, which began in 1952, he was a military chaplain with the United States Navy. Because the Church teaches that all forms of contraception are evil and that engaging in their usage is a sin, he was opposed to the distribution of condoms as a means of preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS. He is the fourth child out of a total of five.

John Joseph O'Connor

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