Funeral mass held for San Francisco Archbishop Emeritus John Quinn

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Monday, July 10, 2017
Funeral mass for San Francisco Archbishop Emeritus John Quinn, San Francisco, Monday, July 10, 2017.
Funeral mass for San Francisco Archbishop Emeritus John Quinn, San Francisco, Monday, July 10, 2017.
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SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A funeral mass took place Monday for San Francisco Archbishop Emeritus John Quinn.

The service was held at Saint Mary's Cathedral on Gough Street. Quinn passed away June 22 after a lengthy illness. He served as archbishop of San Francisco from 1977 to 1995 and built a reputation as an advocate of social justice and a leader in the liberalization of the Catholic Church.

In his retirement, Quinn lectured and wrote two books on reforming the papacy and was working on a third when he died at age 88.

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