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placeholder May 20, 2013   •   VOL. 51, NO. 10   •   Oakland, CA
Boston cardinal to boycott college commencement

BOSTON — Boston Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley will not attend Boston College's commencement this year because the college planned to honor the prime minister of Ireland, who has supported a bill to introduce legalized abortion in that country.

In a statement May 10, Cardinal O'Malley said he cannot support the Jesuit-run university when it confers an honorary degree on Prime Minister Enda Kenny at commencement ceremonies May 20 — an event traditionally attended by Boston's archbishop.

 
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