Monsignor George Kelly (1916–2004)

Author, Professor

A native of New York City, Kelly was ordained for that Archdiocese in 1942. After receiving a Ph.D. from Catholic University, he worked in parish life, administration, and academia in New York. He was one of the founders of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars and author of many books, including The Battle for the American Church (1979).


M. Wrenn, Remembering Msgr. Kelly