- Born June 29, 1944 in Lakewood, Ohio
- Raised in western Pennsylvania
- Professed into the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin at age 21
- Ordained a Catholic priest at age 26.
- Earned master’s degree in religious education and Ph.D. in Spanish and Portuguese literature from Catholic University of America
- Founded Hispanic Catholic Center in Washington, DC
- 1985-1992 Bishop of St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands
- 1992-2002 Bishop of Fall River
- 2002-2003 Bishop of Palm Beach, Florida
- July 2003-present Archbishop of Boston
- 2006 Pope Benedict XVI names him a Cardinal
- 2011 Benedict appoints him to lead review of response to sexual abuse by the Archdiocese of Dublin
Sean Cardinal O’Malley Biography
February 27, 2013 12:05 AM
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