Peter Finney Jr.

Peter Finney Jr.

Peter Finney Jr. writes for the Clarion Herald, the official newspaper of the Archdiocese of New Orleans.

Articles by Peter Finney Jr.

New Orleans Auxiliary Bishop Cheri dies at 71 after lengthy illness

Mar 22, 2023 / 16:00 pm

Bishop Fernand Joseph Cheri III, OFM, who served since 2015 as auxiliary bishop of New Orleans, died March 21 at following a lengthy illness.