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College Mourns the Loss of Cardinal Egan


The Iona College community mourns the loss of Edward Cardinal Egan, Archbishop-Emeritus, 12th bishop and 9th archbishop and 7th Cardinal of the See of New York, who unexpectedly passed away today, March 5.  Cardinal Egan was an Iona College honorary degree recipient in 2005.


“Cardinal Egan left his mark on the Church and on the Archdiosese of New York in particular,” said Iona President Joseph E. Nyre, Ph.D. “His service and dedication to education and outreach by the Church will long be remembered and cherished."


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