What was it like to be a real priest at the Catholic-themed Met Gala

What was it like to be a real priest at the Catholic-themed Met Gala

The annual Met Gala took place on May 8, taking “Heavenly Bodies and the Catholic Imagination” as its theme. Celebrities donned their “Sunday best” for the red carpet, and Jesuit priest James Martin, S.J. joined them.

Eloise Blondiau, producer at America, sat down with Fr. Martin to discuss what it was like for a real priest at the catholic-themed event. 

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