Christian Freedom Advocate Michael Novak Dies: Tribute From Fr. Robert Sirico Here's a video obituary from his longtime friend and collaborator, Rev. Robert Sirico. By The Editors Published on February 17, 2017 • The Editors Like the article? Share it with your friends! And use our social media pages to join or start the conversation! Find us on Facebook, Twitter, Parler, Instagram, MeWe and Gab.