Classic: Morley Safer Interviews Mother Angelica on “60 Minutes” in 1984


A moment in time that captures a very different time.

Written by Morley Safer with a certain puckishness—and deference, too—this piece offers a rare glimpse into the Birmingham cloister of 30 years ago.

Here’s a shock: Mother Angelica and her nuns singing “Here I Am, Lord.”

Take a look, and enjoy.

Deacon Greg Kandra
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Deacon Greg Kandra is a Roman Catholic deacon in the Diocese of Brooklyn, New York. For nearly three decades, he was a writer and producer for CBS News, where he contributed to a variety of programs and was honored with every major award in broadcasting. Deacon Greg now serves as Multimedia Editor for Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA.) He and his wife live in Forest Hills, New York.
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