Vasile Louis Puscas

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Vasile Louis Puscas
Bishop Emeritus of Saint George’s in Canton (Romanian)
Church Roman Catholic Church
See Saint George’s in Canton (Romanian)
In office 1987 - 1993
Predecessor none
Successor John Michael Botean
Orders
Ordination May 14, 1942
Personal details
Born September 13, 1915
Aurora, Illinois, United States
Died October 3, 2009(2009-10-03) (aged 94)
Aurora, Illinois, United States

Vasile Louis Puscas (Romanian: Vasile Louis Puşcaş) (September 13, 1915 – October 3, 2009) was an American prelate of the Romanian Catholic Church.

Puscas was born in Aurora, Illinois and was ordained to the priesthood on May 14, 1942. He was appointed apostolic exarch for the Romanian faithful of the Byzantine rite residing in the United States and was consecrated titular Bishop of Leuce on June 26, 1983. On March 26, 1987, Puscas was appointed bishop of the newly established Romanian Catholic Eparchy of St George's in Canton. Puscas retired from the pastoral governance of the eparchy on July 2, 1993, aged 77. On September 1, 1993 he left Canton for his hometown Aurora in Illinois, where he died on October 3, 2009.

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"Saint George's in Canton dei Romeni." Annuario Pontificio 2006, Città del Vaticano: Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2006, p. 630.

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