Two Priests Served In Congress Simultaneously In the 1970's

June 2013
Moderate Voice;6/3/2013, p16
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The article provides information on Robert Drinan of Massachusetts and Robert Cornell of Wisconsin, the two priests who served in U.S. Congress simultaneously during the 1970s. Both priests remained active in their almost 30 years out of office before their death in their 80s. Drinan was a longtime dean of the Boston College Law School and had been active in many Democratic causes. It is said that Cornell was against abortion and considered himself a constitutional conservative.


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