Cooke, Terence James
Terence James Cooke, 1921–83, American Roman Catholic clergyman, b. New York City. He was ordained in 1945 after earning a B.A. from St. Joseph's Seminary in Yonkers, N.Y. In 1957, Cooke was named secretary to Francis Cardinal Spellman and then became vice chancellor of the archdiocese of New York (1958), chancellor (1961), and auxiliary bishop (1965). Appointed archbishop of New York (1968) and cardinal (1969), Cooke led a campaign in the United States against legalized abortion.
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