Remembering Father Robert Drinan For 10 years in the 1970s, Father Robert Drinan was a Democratic Congressman from Massachusetts. He left his seat when the Pope ordered priests to leave elected office. Drinan went on to teach law at Georgetown University and write a book about human rights. This interview originally aired on Feb. 4, 1988.
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Remembering Father Robert Drinan

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Remembering Father Robert Drinan

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For 10 years in the 1970s, Father Robert Drinan was a Democratic Congressman from Massachusetts. He left his seat when the Pope ordered priests to leave elected office. Drinan went on to teach law at Georgetown University and write a book about human rights. This interview originally aired on Feb. 4, 1988.