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First U.S. clergy fatality from COVID-19 a deacon in Washington

First U.S. clergy fatality from COVID-19 a deacon in Washington

| Rhina Guidos | March 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

A Franciscan friar who was on his way to join a new religious community in New York became Washington’s first COVID-19 fatality March 20 and the first known U.S. Catholic cleric to die after contracting the coronavirus.

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