Legionaries of Christ reverse decision to honor Father Frank Pavone, controversial head of Priests for Life
For a variety of reasons, “especially in relation to the political situation” in the United States, the Legionaries of Christ university in Rome will not honor Father Frank Pavone.
Pope Francis called on Christians to practice what they preach, including by guaranteeing equal access to health care for all people.
Father Frank Pavone, controversial head of Priests for Life, to be honored by Legionaries of Christ in Rome
The Legionaries of Christ university in Rome plans to honor Father Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, with its “A Life for Life” award.
Recognizing “the gifts of each baptized person”—women and men—Pope Francis ordered a change to canon law and liturgical norms so that women could be formally installed as lectors and acolytes.