New Orleans mourns loss of Archbishop Hannan

The late Archbishop Philip M. Hannan
The late Archbishop Philip M. Hannan

.- Retired Archbishop Philip M. Hannan of New Orleans died in the early morning hours of Sept. 29. The archbishop, age 98, is being remembered for his tireless work for the poor and for being a “wonderful soldier of Christ.”

“Archbishop Hannan will be greatly missed,” said Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond of New Orleans.

Archbishop Aymond will celebrate a funeral Mass for Archbishop Hannan on Oct. 6 at 2 p.m. in New Orleans' St. Louis Cathedral.


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