9/11 anniversary renews call for Franciscan priest’s sainthood – UCA News

The 20th anniversary remembrances of the 9/11 terror attacks in the United States is renewing a canonization push for the first identified casualty: Franciscan Father Mychal Judge. Father Judge, a New York Fire Department chaplain, was at the World Trade Center site praying with and ministering to attack victims when debris falling from the ruins of the twin towers struck and killed him. Even then, some Catholics were saying Father Judge should be considered for canonization.

9/11 anniversary renews call for Franciscan priest’s sainthood – UCA News

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