John Joseph Dougherty
John J. Dougherty
|Auxiliary Bishop of Newark|
|See||Titular See of Cotenna|
|Appointed||November 17, 1962|
|In office||January 24, 1963 – September 18, 1982|
|Ordination||July 23, 1933|
|Consecration||January 24, 1963|
by Thomas Aloysius Boland
|Born||September 16, 1907|
Jersey City, New Jersey
|Died||March 20, 1986(aged 78)|
Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, John Dougherty was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Newark on July 23, 1933.
On November 17, 1962 Pope John XXIII appointed him as the Titular Bishop of Cotenna and Auxiliary Bishop of Newark. He was consecrated a bishop by Archbishop Thomas Boland on January 24, 1963. The principal co-consecrators were Bishop James McNulty of Paterson and Newark Auxiliary Bishop Martin Stanton.
Dougherty attended two of the four sessions of the Second Vatican Council (1962–1965). He continued to serve as an auxiliary bishop until his resignation was accepted by Pope John Paul II on September 18, 1982.
|Catholic Church titles|
| Auxiliary Bishop of Newark, New Jersey
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