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New Orleans Archbishop to boycott Xavier University commencement over abortion rights honoree Donna Brazile

Source: Posted By: Bill 4201 days ago

Archbishop Alfred Hughes has told Xavier University he will not attend its graduation ceremonies next month because he objects to the university's decision to award an honorary degree to Donna Brazile, the veteran Democratic political strategist who supports abortion rights.

Hughes told Xavier President Norman Francis of his decision by letter in which expressed his disappointment with the university, even as he acknowledged its legacy of education among African Americans.

Hughes also pra

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