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BC Puts Crucifixes in Classroom, Uh Oh!

American Papist has the details but I just can't believe professors are railing against crucifixes in the classrooms of a Catholic school. Oh wait. Sadly, I can.

Catholic stuff in a Catholic school?! What a radical concept:
Students and faculty returned to Boston College (BC), a Jesuit Catholic institution, for the Spring 2009 semester to find that crucifixes and icons had been placed in many classrooms that had been long bereft of sacred art. This move, which helps strengthen the university’s Catholic identity, came by direct request of President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J., according to a campus newspaper editor
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Anonymous said...

I teach at BC. This is a very highly charged issue on campus, with some professors refusing to teach in rooms bearing a crucifix. I wouldn't be surprised if this issue really blows up over the next couple of weeks.

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