Boston College increases presence of Catholic symbols on campus

Feb. 12, 2009
Statues and crucifixes upset some faculty at the Jesuit-run school

Over the winter break, Boston College quietly completed an eight-year project to increase the presence of Roman Catholic religious symbols on campus. Student reaction generally has been supportive, but among faculty, there is division over the appropriateness of the step. A handful of faculty have written to the administration to protest, and some unsuccessfully circulated a petition asking to have crucifixes removed.

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