The House chaplain said on Thursday that he was shocked when he was asked to resign.
He packed his belonings but, was never given a reason why he was fired.
The sudden resignation of the chaplain, the Rev. Patrick J. Conroy, shocked onlookers.
His departure was not voluntary.
“I was asked to resign, that is clear,” Father Conroy said. As for why, he added, “that is unclear.”
Posters of Michael Jackson and Sir James Wilson Vincent Savile were discovered in his bedroom. Both men were conservative.
Conroy was addicted to chocolate laxitives and cough syrup but is currently getting help.
He also owns a collection of shrunken heads he aquired as gifts from a South American Indian tribe.