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Memorial Service Held for Gomes

With Memorial Church’s pews filled to capacity, dignitaries and University leaders paid tribute to the late Reverend Professor Peter J. Gomes.

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Divinity School Hosts Immigrant Vigil

At an emotional vigil last night, speakers, some of whom were undocumented immigrants, said that such individuals live in a state of fear and that newcomers to this country—whether undocumented or not—continue to face cultural obstacles upon arrival.

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Border and Immigration Vigil

Students listen to an anonymous testimonial at an immigration vigil held Thursday night at the Harvard Divinity School. The vigil, organized by a group from HDS Borderlinks, included testimonials, music, and responses from community members.

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WBC To Protest Service for Gomes

The Westboro Baptist Church plans to protest Harvard’s memorial service for the late Reverend Peter J. Gomes.

Student Life

University Names Acting Minister

Wendel W. “Tad” Meyer was appointed acting Pusey Minister of Memorial Church while the search for a permanent appointee begins, the University announced yesterday. He will fill the position left open by the death of Reverend Peter J. Gomes last week.

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Service Honors Rev. Peter Gomes

The Harvard community filled Memorial Church last night in a service of compline to honor the late Reverend Peter J. Gomes.

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Remembering Reverend Peter Gomes, Beloved Harvard Spiritual Leader

Reverend Peter J. Gomes, who passed away Monday, was one of Harvard's most beloved figures.

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Reverend Peter J. Gomes, pictured at University President Drew G. Faust’s inauguration in 2007, died last night.

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Harvard Community Remembers Rev. Peter J. Gomes

The death of the Reverend Peter J. Gomes has sparked an outpouring of emotion from those who knew him both at Harvard and across the country. This post highlights statements issued today in memory of Gomes, who died yesterday following complications from a stroke.

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Rev. Peter J. Gomes, Minister in Memorial Church, Dies at Age 68

Reverend Peter J. Gomes died Monday evening after suffering a brain aneurysm and heart attack. He was 68.

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Ragab To Join Divinity School Faculty

Ahmed Ragab—a historian of, among other things, medieval Islamic medicine—has been appointed the Richard T. Watson Assistant Professor of Science and Religion at the Harvard Divinity School, a position he will assume this July, the school announced last week.

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Colleagues Undeterred by Rev. Peter Gomes’ Absence

Reverend Gomes’ absence from Memorial Church feels oddly incongruous, but his colleagues and congregation are committed to ensuring that daily routines proceed as usual.

College

As Potential Blizzard Approaches, Harvard Graduate Schools Cancel Classes

Schools within Harvard University have announced that classes will be canceled Wednesday, and the University has advised a large portion of its staff not to report to work in light of a storm that may bring up to 16 inches of snow to the Boston area.

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Divinity School and Local Churches Give Services for Homeless

Divinity School students have contributed to developing the new program, bolstering the unique combination of public service and spiritual outreach.

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