Archbishop Buechlein dies

By | September 5, 2019


THE CATHOLIC COMMUNITY IS MOURNING THE LOSS OF DANIEL BUECHLEIN. THE FORMER ARCHBISHOP- EMERITUS.. OF INDIANAPOLIS–DIED EARLY THIS MORNING. BUECHLEIN SERVED AS THE 5-TH ARCHBISHOP OF INDIANAPOLIS.. FROM 1992 UNTIL HE RETIRED IN 2011. HE IS CREDITING WITH BOOSTED ENROLLMENT IN THE ARCHDIOCESE’S CATHOLIC SCHOOLS.. UP 30 PERCENT OVER HIS 19 YEARS.. REVERSING A 25-YEAR DECLINE. HE ALSO LED THE EFFORT TO BUILD 2- NEW GRADE SCHOOLS. BUECHLEIN HAD A MILD STROKE IN 20-11. HE PASSED AWAY AT THE INFIRMARY AT THE ST. MEINRAD SEMINARY THIS MORNING. HE WAS 79. THE INDIANA HOUSE IS SENDING MEDICAL MARIJUANA – TO A STUDY COMMITTEE.

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