James Steven Rausch

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Most Reverend

James Steven Rausch
ChurchRoman Catholic
Personal details
BornAlbany, Minnesota
DiedMay 18, 1981

James Steven Rausch (September 4, 1928 – May 18, 1981) was the second Roman Catholic bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, Arizona.

Born in Albany, Minnesota, Rausch was ordained a priest for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint Cloud, Minnesota. On March 5, 1973, Pope Paul VI appointed Rausch auxiliary bishop of the St. Cloud Diocese and he was consecrated on April 16, 1973. On June 17, 1977, Rausch was appointed bishop of the Phoenix Diocese serving until his death.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Bishop James Steven Rausch". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-11-22. Retrieved 2010-08-11.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)