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Church Urged To Consider Sainthood For Gay 9/11 Hero Fr. Mychal Judge

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Saturday marked the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks in New York City, where 2,977 people lost their lives. Amongst the many heroes was the Brooklyn-born priest, Mychal Judge, who also happened to be the first recorded victim of 9/11.

Judge worked with helping vulnerable people, but also served as chaplain of the New York Fire Department. It was this post that he was performing when he died on the gruesome day while administering last rites in the lobby of the North Tower.Judge, who was posthumously revealed to be gay, had devoted his life to helping people living with HIV, the homeless and the LGBTQI+ community.

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