Edward Daly: Retired Bishop of Derry dies
Retired Catholic Bishop of Derry, Dr. Edward Daly,
who became the iconic image of the image of Bloody Sunday in 1972, has died.
He said he was sick in the hospital.
A spokesman for the Diocese of Derry His family was at his home next.
A native of Baleshanon in Donegal County, was 82.
and then Father Daly waving a handkerchief on one of the victims of Bloody Sunday,
one of the most enduring images of trouble.
Hour was then aged 39 years at St. Eugene’s Cathedral in Londoner
after he was the priest in the city since June 1962.
He was appointed Bishop of Derry in 1974.
Forced to full retirement in 1994 after suffering a stroke but continued in the role of chaplain to the Foyle Hospice Derry until February 2016.
Bishop Daly presented the headlines in 2011
when he said there needed to be a place in the modern Catholic Church for married priests.
Addressing a controversial issue in his book about his life in the church, troubled and see.
Bishop Daly said allowing clergy to marry relieves church problems.
He got the freedom in the city of Derry in 2015.
“The bishop and the priest, who was very in tune with the local community.”
McGuinness said Bishop Daly was always very critical of the IRA
and “any person involved in the dispute.”