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St. Benedict's Center School, led by Rev. Leonard J. Feeney, lost its claim as an approved school under the G. I. Bill last week. The Massachusetts Supreme Court turned down the appeal of the school's trustees, who had asked the Court to order the State Board of College Authority to approve the school for veterans.
Father Feeney, an outspoken critic of the University's religious policies, was stripped of his priestly powers last year for saying that there is no salvation outside the Catholic Church.
The school was founded in 1940 as a meeting place for Harvard and Radcliffe Catholics. It had been approved for G. I. training until June 6, 1950, when the board refused renewal. At that time, the Catholic Church assailed Fr. Feeney for "heresy."
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