Cardinal John O'Connor

 

 

Age: 80

 

Summary: conservative archbishop of New York City's Roman Catholics who was passionately opposed to abortion and homosexuality, but equally unwavering in his support of organized labor and the poor.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from brain cancer

 

Born: January 15, 1920

 

Died: May 3, 2000

 

Location: New York City, New York