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bishop emeritus

Richard Charles Patrick Hanifen, bishop emeritus.

Background

Hanifen, Richard Charles Patrick was born on June 15, 1931 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Edward Anselm and Dorothy Elizabeth (Ranous) Hanifen.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Regis College, 1953. STB, Catholic University, 1959. Master of Arts, Catholic University, 1966.

Juris Canonici Licentiatus, Pontifical Lateran University, Italy, 1968.

Career

Ordained priest Archdiocese of Denver, Colorado, 1959. Assistant pastor Cathedral Parish, Denver, 1959—1966. Secretary to archbishop Archdiocese Denver, 1968—1969, chancellor, 1969—1976, auxiliary bishop, 1974—1983.

Ordained bishop, 1974. Bishop Diocese of Colorado Springs, 1984—2003, bishop emeritus, since 2003.

Connections

father:
Edward Anselm Hanifen

mother:
Dorothy Elizabeth (Ranous) Hanifen