Rev. Francis Morrissey


Rev. Francis G. Morrisey, OMI, PhD, JCD, DHL, was born in Charlottetown, PEI. He was ordained to the Roman Catholic priesthood in 1961. Rev. Morrisey is Professor Emeritus of Canon Law at Saint Paul University, Ottawa; Dean of the Faculty of Canon Law, 1972-1984. He is Consultor for the Vatican as well as for numerous Conferences of Bishops and Religious Institutes.

Rev. Morrisey has been invited to speak in some 50 countries and has authored 400 publications on Church-State relations, Canon Law, Health Care, and religious life.

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