Eulogy by Archbishop Rigali

The night be­fore Hawkes’ 1985 fu­ner­al, Arch­bish­op Justin Rigali, a Vat­ic­an of­fi­cial who had gone to sem­in­ary in Los Angeles, de­livered a eu­logy prais­ing the monsignor as a gift from God. Hawkes had ment­ored Rigali, who even­tu­ally be­came a car­din­al and ended his ca­reer amid a scan­dal in the Phil­adelphia arch­diocese over the hand­ling of sex ab­use cases.

Published: May 6, 2013

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