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Traian Crişan

Traian Crişan
Secretary of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
Titular Bishop of Drivastum
Church Roman Catholic Church
In office 7 December 1981—6 November 1990
Predecessor Giuseppe Casoria
Successor Edward Nowak
Personal details
Born 21 May 1918
Iara, Cluj County, Austria-Hungary (now Romania)
Styles of
Traian Crişan
Reference style The Most Reverend
Spoken style Your Excellency
Religious style Monsignor
Posthumous style none

Traian Crişan (21 May 1918 – 6 November 1990) was a Romanian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church and served as Secretary Emeritus of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints as well being the Titular Bishop of Drivastum.

Born in Iara, Austria-Hungary (present-day Romania), Crişan was ordained as a Greek Catholic priest on 25 March 1945. On 7 December 1981 he was appointed to the Holy See as the Secretary of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints and given the title Titular Bishop of Drivastum, going on to being ordained bishop on 6 January 1982.

Bishop Crişan died on 6 November 1990.


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