Phyllis Zagano, PhD ’79 receives award and featured in Newsday

Phyllis Zagano, PhD ’79 received the St Catherine of Siena Distinguished Layperson Award from Voice of the Fatihful in Boston on September 14, 2012

Voice of the Faithful honors Hofstra professor

Tuesday September 25, 2012 11:08 AM By Bart Jones

Phyllis Zagano, a professor of religion at Hofstra 

A Hofstra University religion professor known for advocating in favor of women deacons in the Roman Catholic Church has won an award from Voice of the Faithful, a Catholic group that is highly critical of the church hierarchy and its handling of the sex abuse scandal.

Phyllis Zagano was given the St. Catherine of Siena Distinguished Layperson of the Year Award at the group’s 10th annual conference

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