Loyola University Chicago

Gannon Center for Women and Leadership

11/14/17: A Radical Faith

The Gannon Center for Women and Leadership, The Hank Center for Catholic Intellectual Heritage, Campus Ministry, and Faculty/Staff Mission Formation invite you to attend a

Talk with Author Eileen Markey

A Radical Faith:

The Assassination of Sister Maura

November 14, 2017
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Klarcheck Information Commons, Fourth Floor
Loyola University Chicago ‚óŹ Lakeshore Campus


In December 1980, four American Catholic women were murdered by members of the U.S.-trained military of El Salvador. The news shocked the American public and set off a decade of debate over Cold War policy in Latin America. Sister Maura Clarke’s story offers a window into the evolution of postwar Catholicism: from an inward-looking, protective institution to a community grappling with life in a shockingly violent world.