Fr. Patrick Bascio, C.S.Sp.
Rev. Patrick Bascio is the author of On the Immorality of Illegal Immigration: A Priest Poses An Alternative Christian View (AuthorHouse 2009). In 2009, he retired as a pastor and Peace and Justice coordinator for the Holy Ghost Fathers in the Tobago Province of Trinidad. Previously, he was part of the diplomatic mission to the United Nations representing Grenada (with the rank of “Counselor”); and served for six years as pastor of a Catholic church in Harlem.
For seven years, he directed a Ph.D. program for the U.S. Naval War College in Rhode Island. He has an M.A. in Psychology, and Ph.D. in Systematic Theology, with an emphasis on Morality of Economic and Political Systems, from Fordham University.