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    Some Faculty Protest Crucifixes at Catholic College

    Some Faculty Protests Crucifixes At Catholic College

    School Says It's Showing Pride In Jesuit Tradition


    POSTED: 7:30 am EST February 12, 2009
    UPDATED: 8:18 am EST February 12, 2009

    BOSTON -- Some faculty members at Boston College are upset that the Catholic university has placed crucifixes in every classroom and other Christian artwork around campus.

    But school officials said they are just showing pride in the school's Jesuit tradition.

    Biology professor Dan Kirschner, faculty adviser for BC's chapter of the Jewish student group Hillel, said the school is being "insensitive" to people of other faiths.


    Full article: Some Faculty Protests Crucifixes At Catholic College - Education News Story - WCVB Boston

    Damn!!! Who would've thought there might be crucifixes and Christian artwork in every classroom at a CATHOLIC university???
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    People need to get a life. If they don't want it go to a PUBLIC school. Are people that are in colleges now really that dumb? If thats the case I should be able to get my PHD in a couple of months just for having common sense.
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    Simple solution - go to another college.
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    Maybe Dan should go work at a Jewish college?
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    Quote Originally Posted by maclean View Post
    Maybe Dan should go work at a Jewish college?

    Yes he should. That's just ridiculous.




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    It is a catholic college, if you are offended by cruxifixes or you do not like then LEAVE, no one is forcing you to stay, the door swings both ways!

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    ......and since there are faculty members that are doing the complaining, maybe they should resign and get a job in the public schools or STFU. This is a Catholic School, they do these sort of things.


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    Sweet Jesus Christ , why can't the whole entire world change for my benefit? I'm offended. My opinions and beliefs should be the law of the world. I'm TIRED of being TOLERANT. , I want my lawyer!!!!!
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    WTF................ it's a CATHOLIC college! Duh, there are gonna be catholic symbols there. Isn't it funny how people in charge of teaching the young adults of our country can be some of the stupidest people around.
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