Effective leader of Catholic Church who was simply the Archbishop of NY from 1984 to 2000. He was a Korean Battle chaplain who enter combat areas to state Mass and last rites for military. He compared condom distribution as an AIDS-prevention measure, observing it to be unlike the Church’s teaching. John’s parents had been called Dorothy and Thomas, he previously four siblings. He was entitled as Bishop of Scranton on, may 6, 1983 by John Paul II.