Indian priests have deep ties to the archdiocese
By Dan Russo
PHOTO: (L to r): Father Francis Bashyam, Father Jim Miller, pastor of Nativity Parish in Dubuque, and Father Nathan Lazar pose at the altar at Nativity Church afer concelebrating Mass together. (Photos by Dan Russo/TheWitness)
Fathers Francis Bashyam and Nathan Lazar, priests from India with deep ties to the Archdiocese of Dubuque, were in Iowa as millions around the world watched the canonization Mass for St. Teresa of Kolkata Sept. 4.
A few days before the events in Rome, the two clergymen reflected on how the famous nun, known as the “saint of the gutters,” has affected their country and the world.