Holy Cross defends professor after bishop demands retraction of ‘blasphemous’ views
April 05, 2018
CWN Editor's Note: The provost of Holy Cross College has defended Tat-siong Benny Liew, the theological professor whose “highly offensive and blasphemous notions” about Jesus prompted Bishop Robert McManus of Worcester, Massachusetts, to demand a public retraction . Margaret Freijie, the dean of the Jesuit-run college, said that “academic freedom is a foundational principle,” implicitly brushing aside the bishop’s demand.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
For all current news, visit our News home page.
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a current donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!