The Father Takes a Wife

July 1966
Time;Jul1966, Vol. 88 Issue 1, p57
The article reports on the marriage of Father Lawrence Cross, teacher at the Jesuit-run University of Detroit, with a former nun Joan Renaud that surprises his students and fellow priests in the university. It states that Cross, an active member the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, has confirmed the marriage to his family. It mentions that under the Canon law, Cross penalty for marrying without being dispensed from his vow of chastity is automatic excommunication.


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