- Aug 8, 2020
Catholic and civic leaders in the Houston area recalled the late George H.W. Bush’s legacy as president, his history as a Houstonian and his faith as a Christian.
Bush, the 41st president of the United States and the father of the 43rd, died Nov. 30 at his home in Houston. He was 94.
Retired Archbishop Joseph A. Fiorenza of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston joined other religious leaders in paying tribute to Barbara Bush April 19 during a ceremony described as a Celebration of Life in front of Houston City Hall April 19.
Former Republican President George H.W. Bush is giving a pair of socks he wore to the Super Bowl to a Catholic Diocese in Maine so they can be auctioned off. Bush wore the red, white and blue socks while performing the ceremonial coin toss with his wife Barbara Bush at Super Bowl LI in Houston, Texas, on February 5, 2017.