Roman Catholicism: A Louder Voice for Laymen

A Louder Voice for Laymen

Roman Catholic education in the U.S. was in the midst of a full-fledged upheaval last week. College after college an- nounced that it was opening up its board of trustees to laymen. Jesuit-run St. Louis University, up to now governed by 13 priests of the order, said that it will shift to a board on which laymen will have an 18 to 10 majority. Father Paul C. Reinert will step aside as board chairman—to be replaced by Daniel L. Schlafly, a layman. Chicago's Loyola University said that for...

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