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New Boys Town chairman is a Hindu

May 09, 2011

Boys Town, the famous Nebraska institution founded by Father Edward Flanagan, has elected its first non-Catholic chairman of the board.

Rajive Johri, the new chairman, who was born in India and remains a Hindu, said that his selection shows "how mission-oriented Boys Town is." Until 2003, the Archbishop of Omaha was the chairman.

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  • Posted by: Obregon - May. 09, 2011 11:08 PM ET USA

    And how is this supposed to be "progress?

  • Posted by: kmbold - May. 09, 2011 8:20 PM ET USA

    Can't think of a more appropriate response than "Holy Cow"...