Sainthood promoted for Mississippi priest
In this 1996 photo the late Father Patrick Quinn and a young person from the Diocese of Jackson, Miss. (Mississippi Catholic file photo)
Father Benjamín Piovan, pastor of St. Michael Parish in Saltillo, Mexico, traveled to Mississippi recently to talk with Bishop Joseph Latino about a movement among the people of Saltillo to have a Mississippi priest declared a saint.
The priest, Father Quinn, 66, died of a heart attack in Saltillo on Jan. 9, 1997. He had been pastor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish since January 1969.
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