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Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life

Blasphemy, Free Expression and Journalistic Ethics

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O'FlahertyRev. Edward M. O'Flaherty, S.J. is Director of the Office for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, Boston Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church. An ordained member of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) since 1965, he holds a PhD in anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania. Rev. O'Flaherty taught at the University of Pennsylvania and Boston College before serving as rector of the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley California (1976-1979), Provincial of the New England Province of the Society of Jesus (1979-1985), and President of Weston School of Theology (1985-1992).