(GRAND HAVEN, Mich.) -- A Michigan priest well-known for giving hugs to children during Mass will now use fist bumps going forward, according to an ABC News report.
Rev. Williams Langlois has never been accused of any wrongdoing, but decided to eliminate the hugs after 15 years of giving them. Ed Carey, chancellor of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids, told ABC News that giving the hugs was "out of step with, unfortunately, where were are in society."
Carey said he has received calls from people voicing their disappointment about the decision, while other people called to say they understood why the priest will stop hugging.
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