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Fr. Larry Richards backpedals claim Church Militant sent him death threats

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Mar 14, 2019 3:11 PM 1+ week ago

DANA POINT, California, March 14, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) - Celebrity priest Fr. Larry Richards has taken to Twitter to backpedal his allegation that Catholic media organization Church Militant threatened to "kill" him.

Richards made the claim at a January conference run by Legatus -- an association of Catholic CEOs whose members include some of the most influential Catholics in America, LifeSiteNews' Dorothy Cummings McLean reported Wednesday.

The 58-year-old popular priest issued a clarification Wednesday evening on Twitter, where he has 22,100 followers, but follows only one -- Pope Francis.

"I was wrong in what I said about Church Militant - it was NO ONE in their LEADERSHIP who threatened me - it was one of their FOLLOWERS who called me on the phone and threatened me. I should have made that clear. We need to stop demonizing each other, I will stop first. Peace," tweeted Richards on March 13.

Richards' allegation came during a videotaped talk at the Legatus Summit on loving one's enemies.

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