Catholic Bishop of Maitland-Newcastle, Bill Wright, died on Saturday after a battle with lung cancer

Ian Kirkwood
By Ian Kirkwood
Updated November 14 2021 - 3:09am, first published November 13 2021 - 11:11pm

THE Catholic Bishop of Maitland-Newcastle, Bill Wright, died yesterday in Maitland Hospital having succumbed to lung cancer at the age of 69.

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood

Journalist

Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.

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