Vasile Louis Puscas

Religious Leader

1915 – 2009

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Who was Vasile Louis Puscas?

Vasile Louis Puscas was an American prelate of the Romanian Catholic Church.

Puscas was born in Aurora, Illinois and was ordained to the priesthood on May 14, 1942. He was appointed Apostolic Exarch of for the Romanian faithful of the Byzantine rite residing in the United States and was ordained titular Bishop of Leuce on June 26, 1983. On March 26, 1987, Puscas was appointed bishop of the newly established Romanian Catholic Eparchy of St George's in Canton. Puscas retired from the pastoral governance of the eparchy on July 2, 1993, aged 77. On September 1, 1993 he left Canton for his hometown Aurora in Illinois, where he died on October 3, 2009.

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Born
Sep 13, 1915
Aurora
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Died
Oct 3, 2009
Aurora

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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