The defiant prelate later appeared in a social media video wearing a black leather biker jacket over his priestly collar against a faux backdrop of St. Peter’s Basilica vowing that the anti-abortion ‘war’ Continue and denounce the ‘cancel culture’ Of the church.

Reverend Frank Pavone speaking at Ave Maria University Oratory in Naples on March 31, 2009. Greg Kahn/Naples Daily News via AP. File

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