House chaplain rescinds resignation, Ryan agrees to let him stay
Washington D.C., May 3, 2018 / 04:22 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- About two weeks after resigning, Chaplain of the House of Representatives Fr. Patrick J. Conroy, S.J. rescinded his resignation and informed Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) that he intends on staying in his role through his term.
In a letter sent to Ryan on May 3, Conroy said that if the speaker still wished for him to leave his role, he would have to fire him. The priest said that he would not be submitting another letter of resignation.
In a statement released later that day, Ryan said that he