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CHARLOTTE — Bishop Emeritus William George Curlin, third Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charlotte, passed away in the peace of Christ Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017. He was 90 years old. Read his full obituary.

The reception of the body and a vigil prayer service were held at St. Gabriel Church Jan. 1. The principal celebrant was Bishop Peter Jugis, and the homilist was Father Brian Cook, pastor of St. Leo the Great Church in Winston-Salem. Read the story and see pictures.

The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Jan. 2, also at St. Gabriel Church. The principal celebrant for the funeral Mass was Archbishop William E. Lori of the Archdiocese of Baltimore and the homilist was Monsignor Anthony Marcaccio, pastor of St. Pius X Church in Greensboro. Pope Francis sent his condolences, which were read at the end of the Mass by Bishop Jugis. Read the story and see pictures.

CHARLOTTE — Bishop Emeritus William George Curlin, third Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charlotte, passed away in the peace of Christ Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017. He was 90 years old. Read his full obituary.

The reception of the body and a vigil prayer service were held at St. Gabriel Church Jan. 1. The principal celebrant was Bishop Peter Jugis, and the homilist was Father Brian Cook, pastor of St. Leo the Great Church in Winston-Salem. Read the story and see pictures.

The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Jan. 2, also at St. Gabriel Church. The principal celebrant for the funeral Mass was Archbishop William E. Lori of the Archdiocese of Baltimore and the homilist was Monsignor Anthony Marcaccio, pastor of St. Pius X Church in Greensboro. Pope Francis sent his condolences, which were read at the end of the Mass by Bishop Jugis. Read the story and see pictures.

Monsignor Anthony Marcaccio's homily

Monsignor Anthony Marcaccio delivers the homily during Bishop William Curlin's funeral Mass Jan. 2.

 

Archbishop William Lori's eulogy

Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore remembers his friend Bishop Curlin during the funeral Mass.

 

Father Brian Cook's homily

 Father Brian Cook, pastor of St. Leo the Great Church in Winston-Salem, remembers Bishop Curlin during the prayer service Jan. 1.

Complete video from the funeral Mass

Complete video from the funeral Mass

Complete video of the prayer service

Complete video of the prayer service

Hermosa despedida al Obispo Curlin

Hermosa despedida al Obispo Curlin