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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-23-08 09:49 PM
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Protesters call for closing of Ga. military school (SoA)
By ELLIOTT MINOR – 2 hours ago

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — ...

School of Americas Watch protests each November outside Fort Benning to mark the 1989 killings of six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter in El Salvador. A United Nations panel concluded that some of the killers had attended the School of Americas, now known as the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation ...

"There is a good possibility we'll shut the school," <Roy Bourgeois, a Maryknoll priest who has been leading the demonstrations since 1990> said. "If we do, we're going to gather here next year for a fiesta."

Bourgeois has also taken on another cause. He has been threatened with excommunication by the Vatican for supporting the ordination of women as priests. But as of Sunday, he was still a man of the cloth, he said.

"I'm waiting to hear from Rome," he said ...

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roody Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-06-09 10:15 PM
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1. Father Roy was excommunicated.
Edited on Tue Jan-06-09 10:31 PM by roody
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