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Archbishop Marcos Gregorio McGrath

Archbishop Marcos Gregorio McGrath

Birth
Panama
Death 4 Aug 2000 (aged 76)
Panama City, Panamá, Panama
Burial Panama City, Panamá, Panama
Plot Crypt of the Archbishops
Memorial ID 71004080 · View Source
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Roman Catholic Archbishop. McGrath served as Archbishop of Panama from February 5, 1969 until his retirement on April 18, 1994. He graduated from University of Notre Dame in 1945 and gave up his United States citizenship to become a Panamanian. He was ordained into the priesthood on June 11, 1949, Congregation of Holy Cross, doing missionary work in Chile. He was consecrated Bishop of Caeciri on October 8, 1961, and then Bishop of Santiago de Veraguas on March 3, 1964. He advocated reintegration of the Canal Zone into Panama and openly condemned the violence of the Noriega regime.

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  • Added: 8 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71004080
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Archbishop Marcos Gregorio McGrath (10 Feb 1924–4 Aug 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71004080, citing Metropolitan Cathedral of Panama, Panama City, Panamá, Panama ; Maintained by Find A Grave .