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Michael J. Cleary Wikipedia
Michael J. Cleary (born 1 September 1925) is the Roman Catholic Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Banjul, Gambia. He was born in Brickens, County Mayo, Ireland. He was ordained a priest on 29 June 1952 for the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. On 24 January 1981, he was appointed Bishop of the Diocese of Banjul, and ordained on 24 March 1981. The principal consecrator was Archbishop Johannes Dyba; his principal co-consecrators were Archbishop Joseph Ganda, and Bishop Michael Joseph Moloney. Cleary retired on 25 February 2006.