He passed away on Tuesday, January 12, at the age of 62, he informs Cluj Today.
On January 4, the representatives of the Greek Catholic Diocese of Cluj-Gherla announced that PS Florentin Crihalmeanu has been confirmed with the new coronavirus. In the first phase, it was believed that the prelate was suffering from a mild form of the disease and was to spend 10 days in solitary confinement, until January 13. His condition worsened, however, and doctors could do nothing to save him.
Born in Iasi, on September 17, 1959, Crihalmeanu attended primary school in Turda, then attended the Polytechnic Institute in Cluj. In 1984, he graduated from the Faculty of Mechanics, and from 1986, he took clandestine courses in Greek Catholic theology. He was ordained a priest in 1990 by Bishop George Gutiu.
Florentin Crihalmeanu graduated in 1994 from the Pontifical Urban University in Rome, and in the same year he returned to the country and was appointed professor at the Greek Catholic Theological Institute in Cluj. Three years later, he was ordained bishop by Pope John Paul II and became the youngest Catholic bishop in the world. In 2005 he became a doctor of theology at the Urban University.
Florentin Crihalmeanu was the prior for Romania of the International Academy of Saint Mauritius, an organization led by Cardinal Francisco Monterisi and Duke Fabrizio Mechi.
The Greek Catholic Bishop of Cluj-Gherla, PS Florentin Crihalmeanu, has coronavirus. He remains in solitary confinement until January 13
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