From his first job in a labour camp to his last job praying for the Society of Jesus, Bishop Atilla Mikloshazy worked hard at one thing — caring for people.
The Jesuit priest, theologian and bishop from Hungary died at the Jesuit infirmary in Pickering, Ont., on Dec. 28. He was 87.
Bishop Mikloshazy became bishop to about 1.3 million émigré Hungarians in 1989, when Pope St. John Paul II appointed him titular bishop of Castelminore and put him in charge of pastoral care for Hungarians outside of Hungary. He took the job just as the Soviet empire began to crumble and