Dale Recinella '77 J.D. has audience with Pope Francis

Author: Notre Dame Law School


Dale Recinella '77 J.D. and his wife, Susan, had a personal audience with Pope Francis on June 11.

Dale Recinella serves as Catholic Correctional Chaplain to Florida's Death Row. He presented Pope Francis with the Italian edition of his book, When We Visit Jesus in Prison: A Guide for Catholic Ministry, as well as a copy of his annual report for Easter 2019: "Catholics Waiting to be Executed on Florida's Death Row."

He was also featured in an article on the Vatican News website. Read the full story: “I accompany them to their death telling them about Jesus.”