Archbishop Francis Bible Schulte
Former Archbishop Francis Bible Schulte, who served as the 12th archbishop of New Orleans from 1988 to 2002, died Jan. 17 after several weeks in hospice care at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pennsylvania, a Philadelphia suburb.
Archbishop Schulte, 89, passed away about 9 p.m., said Archbishop Gregory Aymond. Funeral arrangements are pending, but the funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans. Archbishop Schulte will be buried in a crypt near the main altar of the cathedral. Article continues here.
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