James McCarthy (bishop)
Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England on 30 January 1853, he was ordained to the priesthood in Glasgow on 4 May 1879. He was appointed as Bishop of the Diocese of Galloway by the Holy See on 25 May 1914, and consecrated to the Episcopate on 9 June 1914. The principal consecrator was Donald Aloysius Mackintosh, Coadjutor Archbishop of Glasgow, and the principal co-consecrators were James August Smith, Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh and John Joseph Keily, Bishop of Plymouth.
He died in office on 24 December 1943, aged 90.
|Catholic Church titles|
|Bishop of Galloway
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