BBC Scotland's Father John Fitzsimmons Dies
May 19, 2008 at 5:24 AM (PT)
Controversial BBC RADIO SCOTLAND broadcaster and Roman Catholic priest Father JOHN FITZSIMMONS died SATURDAY (5/17) after a long illness at 68.
FITZSIMMONS, known for his sharp criticism of the church and POPE JOHN PAUL II, appeared on the radio for over 40 years, most recently hosting the "GREETINGS PROGRAMME" on SUNDAY mornings. He also contributed to the station's "THOUGHT FOR THE DAY."