Pope Francis Offers “Heartfelt Condolences” When Paying Tribute To Glanmire-Native Bishop David O’Connell

Pope Francis has offered his offered his “heartfelt condolences” when paying tribute to Glanmire-native Bishop David O’Connell whose funeral mass has just gotten underway.

The 69 year-old was shot dead in his home in Hacienda Heights in LA on Saturday, February 18th.

A man has been charged in connection with his murder.

Bishop O’Connell was a native of Brooklodge in Glanmire and was ordained as a priest at All Hallows College in Dublin.

A Mass of Remembrance will take place at a later date in his home parish of Glounthaune.


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