Pope Benedict XVI Honored Six Priests In Gaylord

Pope Benedict XVI has honored 6 priests from the diocese of Gaylord.

Five were named prelates of Honor of His Holiness; one was named Chaplain of His Holiness, all come with the honorary title of Monsignor.

The diocese says Papal Honors have not been awarded to a priest there since 1987.

They say the honors reflect the health of the church.

This Sunday's service at St. Mary Cathedral in Gaylord will include the presentation of the diplomas from the Pope.