Angela Alioto receives the Tau Award from the Franciscan School of Theology in Berkeley
Angela Alioto, a secular Franciscan for the past 41 years and creator of the Proziuncola Nuova in San Francisco’s North Beach, received the Tau Award from the Franciscan School of Theology in Berkeley, March 13. The Tau Award, named after the favorite representation of the cross beloved by St. Francis of Assisi, is given to a person who embodies the core Franciscan values of peace, justice, and sacredness of creation. Alioto is a former San Francisco Supervisor and chair of its Board. Past recipients include Bishop Emeritus John Cummins and actor-peace activist Martin Sheen.
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