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Magdalene Laundries and the campaign for justice

Between 1922 and 1996, over 10,000 Irish girls and women, specifically unmarried mothers, and those considered promiscuous, sexually abused, and/or a burden to their families or the state, were imprisoned and subjected to forced labor in Ireland’s Magdalene Laundries. The … Continue reading

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Nun on the bus

The School of Theology and Ministry presents “Politics, Faith, and Prophetic Witness,” a lecture by Simone Campbell, S.S.S., author of A Nun on the Bus: How All of Us Can Create Hope, Change, and Community (HarperCollins, 2014) and executive director of NETWORK, … Continue reading

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Looking at Boston Strong

A new book has been published by the Boston College Presidential Scholars Class of 2016 that examines what makes Boston Strong – and what is needed to make it stronger. The Heart of This City: Boston Strong and Becoming Stronger … Continue reading

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