Catholic Bishop of Maitland-Newcastle, Bill Wright, died on Saturday after a battle with lung cancer

Ian Kirkwood
Updated November 13 2021 - 10:45pm, first published 9:27pm
Photos by Newcastle Herald photographers

THE Catholic Bishop of Maitland-Newcastle, Bill Wright, died today in Maitland Hospital having succumbed to lung cancer at the age of 69.

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood


Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.

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