Harrisburg bishop hailed as tireless church leader

Posted: May 8, 2013 - 5:52pm


People attend the funeral mass for Bishop Joseph McFadden at Holy Name of Jesus Church in Lower Paxton Township on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. Mourners turned out by the hundreds Wednesday for the funeral of Roman Catholic Bishop Joseph P. McFadden, a spiritual leader of 250,000 central Pennsylvanians. McFadden, 65, had been Harrisburg's bishop for less than three years when he died May 2. (AP Photo/The Patriot-News, Dan Gleiter)
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Mourners turned out by the hundreds Wednesday for the funeral of Roman Catholic Bishop Joseph P. McFadden, a spiritual leader...