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October 17, 2017

The Chapel of Four Chaplains and its Foundation presented the Legion of Honor Humanitarian Award

(Sept. 23, 2017, Philadelphia, PA), The Chapel of  Four Chaplains and its Foundation presented the Legion of Honor Humanitarian Award (posthumously) to Fr. Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli (Pope Saint John XXIII) for his exemplary service as an Army Medic and Military Hospital Chaplain in World War I.  Members of the Catholic Medical Association received the award on behalf of the recipient.  You can read more about the life of Fr. Angelo Roncalli by ordering a copy of the CMA’s “Medical Saints, Blesseds, and Notables” book on the CMA website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo L-R:  Capt. Louis A. Cavaliere, USN, Chapel Foundation, Chair; Richard A. Watson, M.D., CMA Past President, (former Army physician, who provided research for award); Mario R. Dickerson, M.T.S., CMA Executive Director, (former U.S. Marine); Rev. Mr. William V. Williams, M.D., CMA Editor The Linacre Quarterly; Ms. Christine Beady, Chapel Foundation, Executive Director; Sr. Chaplain Gary Holden, Chapel Foundation, Board Member.

(Photo Credit: John Kline)

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