Eugene Antonio Marino
Catholic bishopDied when: 66 years 167 days (797 months)
Star Sign: Gemini
Eugene Antonio Marino, SSJ (May 29, 1934 – November 12, 2000) was an American Catholic prelate who served as Archbishop of Atlanta, Georgia from 1988 until 1990, becoming the first African American archbishop in history.
He was also the first such auxiliary bishop in Washington, D.C. and the first to be secretary of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops.
During his time as archbishop of Atlanta, he helped address the conduct of other priests, until his own relationship with a lay minister became public knowledge.
He soon resigned, later working as a chaplain and counselor until his death in 2000.
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