USCCB President on the passing of Cardinal Levada

September 26, 2019 By Public Affairs Office

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, archbishop of Galveston-Houston and president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops issued the following statement today upon the death of Cardinal William J. Levada.

“Upon the death of William Cardinal Levada, please join me in a prayer of gratitude for a shepherd’s life. His ministry was one of expanding service to those around him. Cardinal Levada’s intellect and pastoral sense called him from parish priest to archbishop to prefect for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. He was a friend and brother. Eternal rest grant unto him.”

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Keywords: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Cardinal William J. Levada, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, College of Cardinals

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