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Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, 385 E. 8th St., Clare- Panelists include Rosemary Radford Ruether, visiting
OUR TOWN mont. For information, call 621-8244. professor of religion; Jane Via of the Roman Catholic
Womenpriests; and Gina Messina-Dysert, visiting assis-
tant professor in the department of Theological Studies at
The electionʼs impact on Social justice activist Father Loyola Marymount University.
political dysfunction Roy Bourgeois to speak at On Friday, November 2 from 1 to 3 p.m., also in the
Albrecth Auditorium, Father Bourgeois’ discussion will
Claremont McKenna College’s Athenaeum will host CGU next week focus on the struggle for social justice in Latin America
Mike Pettit, administrative assistant/chief of staff to US Social justice activist Father Roy Bourgeois will visit
and the School of the Americas Watch.
Senator Bob Dole (1981-1987), and Ira Shapiro, former Claremont Graduate University on Thursday, November
Father Bourgeois is a longtime peace activist and
staff director of the US Senate committee on official con- 1 and Friday, November 2 for a pair of events focusing
Maryknoll priest who has come under pressure from the
duct for a lunch lecture Monday, October 29 at noon. on women’s ordination and the Catholic church and his
church for his “defiant stance” in support of women’s or-
The public is welcome to join in a conversation be- involvement in the School of the Americas Watch.
tween Mr. Shapiro and Mr. Pettit, titled “US Political The talk on Thursday night will include a panel dis-
Both talks at CGU are free and open to the public.
Dysfunction: Will the Elections Change It?” cussion from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Albrecht Auditorium, 925
The lunch and lecture is from noon to 1 p.m. at the N. Dartmouth Ave.