May 18, 2007

Baltimore activists featured in book produced by students

The product of a semester-long collaboration between Loyola College in Maryland and the Students Sharing Coalition (SSC) is a recently published book about 18 Baltimore youth activists, “Changing the World Around Us: Profiles in Youth Activism.” Students in Cinthia Gannett’s writing class interviewed the activists and wrote profiles while students in Peggy O’Neill’s class contributed...
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Zambian bishops express dismay over delay

LUSAKA, Zambia – Zambia’s Catholic bishops have expressed “great dismay” over the government’s delay in reviewing and enacting a new constitution. “The people are tired of the slow pace” of the constitutional review process, said the Zambian bishops’ conference in a May 16 statement. The bishops urged the government “to desist from excessive legalism” and...