H.E. Edward Aloysius Card. Mooney (1926-1931)

H.E. Edward Aloysius Card. MOONEY

H.E. Edward Aloysius Card. MOONEY

He was born on 9th May 1882 in Mount Savage (Md – USA). He was ordained priest on 10th April 1909 in Cleveland. On 18th January 1926 he was appointed Titular Archbishop of Irenopolis in Isauria and Apostolic Delegate to India. On 31st January 1926 he was ordained bishop. On 30th March 1931 he was appointed Apostolic Delegate to Japan. On 28th August 1933 he was appointed Archbishop of Rochester (USA) and on 26th May 1937 Archbishop of Detroit (USA). On 18th February 1946 he was elevated to Cardinal by pope Pius XII with the title of Santa Susanna. He died on 25th October 1958.

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