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Name  James Shannon

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Died  August 28, 2003, Wayzata, Minnesota, United States
Books  Reluctant Dissenter: A Catholic Bishop's Journey of Faith, Catholic Colonization on the Western Frontier

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James Patrick Shannon (February 16, 1921 – August 28, 2003) was a Roman Catholic bishop.


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Born in South St. Paul, Minnesota, James Shannon was ordained to the Catholic priesthood on June 8, 1946 for the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. On February 8, 1965, Pope Paul VI appointed him to be the auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese and he was ordained a Bishop on March 31, 1965. On November 22, 1968, Bishop Shannon resigned as auxiliary bishop because of his opposition to Pope Paul VI's encyclical Humanae Vitae. James Shannon died in Wayzata, Minnesota.

Published works

  • Shannon, James P., Catholic colonization on the western frontier, New Haven : Yale University Press, 1957. [1]
  • Shannon, James P., Relunctant Dissenter: An Autobiography, 1998. [2]
  • The Papers of James P. Shannon, Minnesota Historical Society
  • Fr. James P. Shannon Presidential Records, University of St. Thomas Archives
  • References

    James P. Shannon Wikipedia

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