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Funeral for former Bishop of Charleston set

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- A funeral service is scheduled for the Most Reverend David Thompson, the bishop emeritus of the statewide Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston.

Thompson, who served as bishop in the diocese from 1990 through 1999, died on Nov. 24 at age 90.

The Mass of Christian Burial is being celebrated Wednesday at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in downtown Charleston.

Since his retirement as bishop, Thompson served on the staff of Christ Our King Catholic Church in Mount Pleasant where he celebrated Mass weekly. A memorial service is being held at Christ Our King on Wednesday evening.

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